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Snowshoer tumbles over three 10-m cliffs

James Weldon

A snowshoer was hospitalized with serious injuries Sunday after he fell 30 metres into a gully near Hollyburn Mountain.

The man was walking Cypress Bowl’s Mount Strachan route with three companions early Saturday afternoon when the group reportedly became disoriented by poor weather and a failing GPS unit. They were traversing a steep slope above the gully at about 1:30 p.m. when the man apparently lost his footing and fell down the incline, tumbling over three 10-metre cliffs in a row before coming to rest in the snow, according to rescuers. Unable to get cell reception, a friend had to leave the area to call for help, delaying the launch of the rescue effort until about 3:30 p.m. When a volunteer team reached the area and rappelled down the cliffs, they found the See Rescuers page 3

Tree enterprise

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SIMON Brown (left), Ethan Edwardsen, Graeme Halliday-Gunn, Kyle McInnis and Jeffery Austen of the 30th Seymour Scouts take a break during their annual Christmas tree chip held in Lynn Valley. Go to photo galleries for more photos.

B.C. to introduce medical ID cards Jane Seyd

B.C. Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid said Tuesday she hopes a new medical ID card being introduced by the province will prevent the kind of fraud that happened recently after a North Vancouver woman had her wallet stolen.

MacDiarmid was speaking after the ministry announced this week it is introducing a new BC Services Card featuring a micro chip, photograph and anti-forgery features to replace the current


New card, mandatory by 2018, to include driver’s licence option

CareCard, at a cost of $150 million. MacDiarmid said she’s concerned the lack of security features on the current card have led to fraud, although the ministry has not been able to quantify that. B.C. has issued about nine million cards, although there are currently only about 4.5 million people living in the province. MacDiarmid said ideally, anyone presenting their CareCard

would also be asked for photo identification, but, “I don’t think that always happens in practice.” The new card will combine the medical CareCard and B.C. Drivers Licence for those who want that option. Over the next five years, B.C. residents between 19 and 74 will have to replace their current CareCard with the new card and renew it every five years. The new card will be mandatory by 2018 to access health care in the province. The government hopes to eventually tie in the card to accessing other services online. See Privacy page 3

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Spaceman vies for leadership Former astronaut Marc Garneau hopes Liberals use his experience

James Weldon

From page 1

IF you ask Marc Garneau, there are few things that make you think globally quite like leaving Earth. “We share the whole planet,” said the famed former astronaut, speaking to the North Shore News after an event at the Pemberton Station Pub Monday. “We share the atmosphere; we share the oceans. We have a collective responsibility to take care of them. . . . You think about these things when you’re up there looking down.” Garneau, who entered the race for leadership of the federal Liberal party in November, was on the North Shore this week to gather Western support for his campaign. Facing stiff competition from party darling Justin Trudeau, the 63-year-old made the case that his professional background, including his time as an astronaut and his years as head of the Canadian Space Agency, have made him uniquely qualified for the post. “I think Canadians are looking for a strong leader, someone who doesn’t get rattled easily, someone who is reassuring when we face a crisis,” said Garneau. “I think everything I’ve done in my life has led me to this moment.” Garneau, an electrical engineer and former naval officer, literally rocketed to fame in 1984 when he became the first Canadian to take part in a NASA shuttle mission. He returned to space in 1996 and again in 2000, logging more than 600 hours in orbit, and eventually went on to become president of the CSA. Garneau quit that post in 2005 to run for office, finally getting elected as MP for Westmount-Ville-Marie in Quebec in 2008. Garneau believes that background, particularly his time heading up the country’s $300-million space program, has equipped him to resuscitate his ailing party. “We’ve come upon hard times, and I want to be the person who will help to turn it around,” he said. “What we really need to do is reconnect with Canadians.” If Garneau wins the leadership and the Liberals return to power, his top priority will be employment, he said. “It’s ultimately related to making sure as many Canadians as possible have jobs — secure jobs, stable jobs, long-term jobs that lead to a retirement that’s secure.” Garneau rattled off a list of specific actions he would take, including the creation of tax credits aimed at boosting investment in startups, employee skills upgrading and youth employment, and the extension of the student loan program to new immigrants in a bid to increase their employability. He pegged the price tag for those initiatives at about $800 million, but argued the expense would be worth it. “I will take it from somewhere else (in the budget) unless we’re in surplus, because those to me are priorities,” said Garneau. “I will apply them not just for one year; I will apply them for the amount of time it takes for us to get ourselves on a competitive footing.” But while Garneau insists his focus is on politics now, the See Spatial page 5

Privacy issues concern some From page 1

“Most people understand why we’re doing this and are quite supportive,” said MacDiarmid. Privacy is still protected under the new card, MacDiarmid said, because no personal records will be physically stored on the card. But privacy watchdogs aren’t so sure. Calling the program Government 2.0, Vince Gogolek, executive director of the B.C. Information and Privacy Association, questioned why the new cards are needed. “We’re concerned about government’s plan to collect more information on citizens,” said Gogolek, adding the system could potentially create a goldmine for hackers. “If you can crack this thing, they’re going to get everything about us,” he said. Gogolek said his group has been trying to find out more about the program for the past two years and has been stonewalled by the province. Elizabeth Denham, the information and privacy commissioner for B.C., issued a statement saying her office was still reviewing security issues associated with the new card. Gogolek said the province should have waited until that was complete before going ahead with the cards. “But they are just rocketing on ahead,” he said. Most B.C. residents will get their new B.C. Service Cards when they renew their driver’s licences. Children, people who don’t drive or who don’t wish to link their driver’s licence to their medical ID can still enroll to get their card in places where driver’s licences are issued.

Rescuers follow trail of blood

NEWS photo Mike Wakefield

MARC Garneau, former astronaut, says his life has prepared him for the leadership of the federal Liberal party.

man had moved from the spot where he fell, complicating the problem. “He had staggered about 800 feet. . . . We were following a trail of blood. We found an abandoned snowshoe, a pair of goggles; he was an army in retreat,” said North Shore Rescue team leader Tim Jones. “We found him sitting in this gully, soaking wet.” The victim had suffered serious head injuries in the mishap and was showing signs of hypothermia, said Jones. He was also in severe pain. They treated some of the man’s injuries, but with darkness and bad weather preventing a helicopter rescue, he had to be hauled out by hand. All the available members of NSR were called in to help in the effort, as well as Lions Bay Search and Rescue, Cypress Mountain staff, West Vancouver police and others. It took close to six hours to drag the man’s stretcher up a steep and snowy 600metre slope to a waiting snowmobile. He was finally transported to hospital at about 3 a.m. on Sunday morning. “It was a long, long, long night,” said Jones. The result could have been worse, however, he noted. “We’ve done two fatalities directly below where he fell.”

Real Housewives gets a makeover Show’s producers billing newest North Shore ‘wife’ as a sex-addict Jeremy Shepherd

LIKE tabby cats returning to an alley to rumble over the last bowl of milk, the The Real Housewives of Vancouver are back for a second season premiering Feb. 5. Amid the Louis Vuitton, vitriol, Botox and backstabbing is new cast member Amanda Hansen. For trash television aficionados hoping for less alcohol and more sex in the second instalment of Slice TV’s top-rated show, the sober North Shore resident may be just what your remote controls have been surfing for. Hansen is a recovering alcoholic and a self-confessed sex addict, according to a release from the show. A mother of three, Hansen lives the sort of privileged lifestyle where Coach is something you carry and not an airplane seating designation. The short-tempered cast member also has three children and a “gorgeous” long-distance boyfriend named Kyle, according to the release. The first season featured hurt feelings and hard drinking, but the second season may be different according to housewife Ronnie Negus. “I’d kind of try and go in and clean up the mess that was created in the first season,” she said in an interview with Look magazine last fall when discussing the possibility of going in for one more close-up. At least one of the housewives is identified as a toxic backstabber in a commercial for the upcoming season. Hansen, a recent divorcee, has an honest and outspoken nature, according to the release. “She believes that honesty is always the best policy. As a result, Amanda is quick to call people out on their lies and bad behavior — a trait which earns her a lot of respect . . . and

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NORTH Shore resident Amanda Hansen is one of three new additions to The Real Housewives of Vancouver. enemies!” the release shouts. Hansen’s Twitter feed features of a photo of her puppy, which she recently dyed pink, as well as a pistol with a pink, Hello Kitty grip. Negus, Mary Zilba, and former West Vancouver resident Jody Claman are all back for splendour and scandal this spring. Negus and Claman have each discussed the nature of reality in the reality TV show. “It is highly edited. So edited that for me it’s a brand new show,” Negus said. “Those tears are not fake. That laughter is not fake. You can’t create that drama,” Claman said. The Real Housewives franchise was launched in 2006. Since beginning in Orange County, the show has branched out to include similarly decadent packs of wealthy women in several U.S. cities.

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Mayor Darrell Mussatto Councillor Don Bell Councillor Pam Bookham Councillor Linda Buchanan Councillor Rod Clark Councillor Guy Heywood Councillor Craig Keating Robyn G. Anderson

PUBLIC HEARING WAIVED NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of the Local Government Act, that the Public Hearing concerning the following Zoning Bylaw Amendment has been WAIVED and it is the intention of Council of the City of North Vancouver to consider Bylaw No. 8276 at the regular Council meeting to be held on MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013 in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC. ZONING BYLAW NO. 8276 To amend “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” (Adaptable Design Requirements – Clarifications) to permit an increase from 20% to 25% in the minimum required percentage of Level 2 adaptable units in all residential development, to revise the submission requirements for mechanisms required in adaptable units, and to clarify wording in the Zoning Bylaw. APPLICANT: THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER

The proposed Bylaws and relevant background material may be inspected at the office of the City Clerk between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from January 4, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please go to Please direct inquiries to Mr. Christopher Wilkinson, Planner, at or at 604-990-4206. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013.

PUBLIC HEARING WAIVED NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of the Local Government Act, that the Public Hearing concerning the following Rezoning Application has been WAIVED and it is the intention of the Council of the City of North Vancouver to consider Bylaw No. 8212 at the regular Council meeting to be held on MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013 in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC. BYLAW NO. 8212 M. RICHARDSON AND TERRA FIRMA DESING have applied for a Zoning Bylaw Amendment with respect to the property located at 272/274 East 5th Street, legally described as Lot 18, Block 118, District Lot 274, Plan 878, as indicated on the sketch. The amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” will have the effect of reclassifying the said property. FROM: RT-1 (Two-Unit Residential 1) Zone

272/274 East 5th St.

TO: CD-617 (Comprehensive Development 617) Zone To convert the existing two-unit strata building into a four-unit rental building. Minimal exterior alterations will be made to satisfy the building code, and will not result in increases to the floor area nor to the height of the existing building. Each unit would have one dedicated vehicle parking stall in the existing garage. APPLICANT: M. RICHARDSON AND TERRA FIRMA DESIGN

The proposed Bylaw and any relevant background material may be inspected at the office of the City Clerk between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from January 4, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please visit Please direct inquiries to Mr. Christopher Wilkinson, Planner, at or at 604-990-4206. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013.

PUBLIC MEETING WAIVED NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of the Local Government Act, that the Public Meeting concerning the following Development Variance Permit and Development Permit Applications have been WAIVED and it is the intention of the Council of the City of North Vancouver to consider issuance of DVP2012-00011 and DPA2012-00011 at the regular Council meeting to be held on MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013 in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT NO. 2012-00011 KRIS GOODJOHN has applied for a Development Variance Permit with respect to the property located at 208 East 26th Street, legally described as Lot D, Block 230A, District Lot 546, Plan 10170, as indicated on the sketch. If issued, the variance will permit a 1,000 square foot single storey Level-B Accessory Coach House at the rear of the lot. The building height complies with the height envelope.

208 East 26th St.

DEVELOPMENT PERMIT NO. 2012-00011 As part of the same application KRIS GOODJOHN has applied for a Development Permit with respect to the property legally described above, located at 208 East 26th Street. This Development Permit ensures the Level-B Accessory Coach House, described above, is constructed in compliance with the Level-B Accessory Coach House Development Permit Guidelines and all other applicable bylaws and guidelines of the City. APPLICANT: KRIS GOODJOHN

The proposed Permits and any relevant background material may be inspected at the office of the City Clerk between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from January 4, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please visit Please direct inquiries to Ms. Wendy Tse, Planning Technician, at or at 604-982-3942. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013.

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Thief uses stolen CareCard

North Van woman finds 19 prescriptions filled in her name Susan Lazaruk The Province

A North Vancouver woman is shocked by how easy it was for an identity thief to use her B.C. CareCard to rack up almost two dozen prescriptions for hundreds of sleeping pills under her name. Sharla Keizer had her wallet stolen from a pub while attending a high-school reunion last summer and the thief took not only her cash, gift cards and a credit card, but also her CareCard. “At the time I thought it was rather odd,” said Keizer.

She reported the card stolen online to Health Insurance B.C. But five months later when picking up a prescription for low-dose sleeping pills, her first such request, Keizer was puzzled when the pharmacist suggested she wouldn’t need any explanation about the sleeping pills since “you know how this works.” Her prescription record listed 19 different prescriptions filled since her card was stolen. The prescriptions were for as many as 120 pills with a dosage of 7.5 milligrams. Keizer’s prescription was for 10 pills at a 0.5-mg dosage. “I was shocked she was able to get so many prescriptions filled,” said Keizer. “And that’s

a really . . . high dosage. It should have been an easy red flag.” When she contacted Health Insurance B.C., Keizer was told her card was flagged, ensuring pharmacists ask for identification. “That clearly was never done,” said Keizer, who was never asked for ID when she filled out her prescription. She wouldn’t have known about the misuse of her card if not for the pharmacist’s casual remark. B.C. Health Ministry spokesman Ryan Jabs said safeguards are in place with the current cards to prevent fraud, including a password requirement. But Keizer said she wasn’t told about the password feature and her pharmacist wasn’t aware of it. “Why doesn’t everyone have a password (to use the CareCard) and then there

wouldn’t be all this fraud,” she said. “This fraud could have been stopped.” Jabs said he couldn’t provide any data about the extent of fraudulent use of CareCards. He said the new B.C. Services Card that will eventually replace CareCards will be more secure. Keizer said she agrees the new cards would be more fraud-resistant with a photo, but worried that thieves could continue to use the old CareCards for the five years it will take to switch everyone over to the new services card. And she’s also worried she won’t be able to clear her prescription history. “It’s permanently on my record,” she said. “I’m worried that I look like a pill-popper.”

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SHARLA Keizer (with daughter Katie) had her CareCard stolen and used to buy large numbers of sleeping pills without her knowledge.

Spatial relations offer new perspective

From page 1

concerns of his high-flying former life are clearly not far from his heart. Asked about the first time he saw the Earth from orbit, Garneau smiled. “I will never forget it; it’s a searing image,”

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he said. “Not only is it beautiful, but it’s one of those moments when you say to yourself: ‘Am I really here? I’m not looking at a picture. Am I really here up in space looking down?’ ” Liberals will be selecting a new leader April 14.

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HEN news broke early Sunday morning that a tentative agreement had been reached between the millionaire-club players’ association and the billionaire-club National Hockey League owners, local fan reaction was curiously muted. Of course there was not much to cheer about on the ice while the pros stayed off it for more than three months. The Vancouver Giants have been uncharacteristically bad this season and Team Canada was hugely disappointing at the World Juniors over the holidays. The shortened season will see the Canucks play only teams from their own conference. The decision makes business sense, but once again the fans are the losers. No Montreal. No Leafs and Brian Burke to jeer. No Sidney Crosby. Not even a sighting of the one who got away: Cody Hodgson.

Against that backdrop why would diehard Canucks fans again invest their emotions in a team that has yet to win it all? It’s difficult for non-sports lovers to comprehend how deflating the Canucks exit from the first round of the playoffs was to loyal fans last year. The team was supposedly deeper and tougher than the one that lost to Boston the previous year. In the end it was neither. That slough of despond might have been replaced with optimism last summer had a major trade taken place with the movement of Roberto Luongo. But we’re still waiting on that. Now, Canucks ownership need to do more than paint a “thank you,” on the ice — especially while charging full price to watch what should be pre-season games. Free seats or winning the Stanley Cup are obvious remedies.


Don’t put L. Valley in shadow

Dear Editor: I have looked at the development that is beingproposedfortheLynnValleyShopping Centre and I would like to point out that the artist renditions do not represent the reality of living with highrises in Lynn Valley. Consider the dramatic effects of the shadow cast by the 288 foot/24-storey tower (proposed two storeys retail with 22 residential storeys above): ■ The shadow cast at the winter solstice is a minimum of 930 feet at noon. At 9 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. on that date, the shadow for a 288 foot building is 2,880 feet long (over a half a mile in length). ■ On the equinoxes (March 21 and Sept. 21) the shadow would be 330 feet at noon, and 610 feet at 9 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

The length of the shadow in late December at noon is three times the height of the building, and longer at other times of the day. This is the shadow of one tower. The parking area of the mall, businesses and residences across the street will pay a price of having less direct sunlight. Shadows strongly affect the micro climate: it will feel noticeably colder in the shadowed area. Many tall buildings will also change wind flow in the mall area. In some cases buildings will intensify the wind. This is what happens in cities: some corners become windier. Like many longtime residents, I wish to retire here. It is vital that we continue to grow, renew and redevelop. The village/ library square is a good example of a

welcome addition. I love to walk through the square and see the young families with their children. I do not wish to retire here if Lynn Valley becomes indistinguishable from any other development. I do not want to live in shadows. A community where the buildings are taller than the trees is not the community that I love. It is interchangeable with any other community and has lost what is unique and special. The issue is clear and the message is simple: Please, revitalize but no highrises in Lynn Valley Centre. Sign a petition, speak up, attend a council meeting — do what you can to let the district council know what this community wants. Denyse Holme, North Vancouver

Road rager sentence totally out of proportion Dear Editor: Once again I am astounded at the wrist slapping sentences that continue to be handed down in our courts (Road Rage Bat Wielder Avoids Jail, North Shore News, Jan. 2). An enraged bully beats a fellow human being almost senseless with a metal baseball bat and could have easily killed him and gets only a six month conditional sentence to be served at home (can’t leave the house from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.), ordered to take a safe driving course and one year’s probation.


The judge says “we have a problem in our society with what they call road rage,” he also goes on to say attacking with a bat “was totally out of proportion with the circumstances the attacker faced.” Well, judge, we have a problem in our society all right. I think such an insignificant sentence and its lack of deterrent handed down by the courts for the actions by this attacker is a “major contributor to problems in our society” and “totally out of proportion with the degree of injuries the victim continues to suffer.” Don Weber, West Vancouver

SeaBus contract questioned

Dear Editor: It was no surprise to me that TransLink would award the new SeaBus contract to an offshore shipyard, they always do the wrong thing. I have a few questions: Does the winning bid take into consideration the delivery cost of transporting it and voyage insurance from the Singapore shipyard (cost from North Vancouver’s Allied Shipbuilders: nil) not to mention the costs for tests, trials, etc. in Singapore? No doubt TransLink’s sisters, cousins and aunts will enjoy the junket to Singapore — apologies to HMS Pinafore. After taxes and federal import duty, where is the two million savings? Does TransLink have permission to lend Canadian technology, drawings, etc. to a foreign shipyard? What happened to Canadian content — we always had to prove that when bidding on a ship, to calculate tax duties. Have they allowed for the import taxes and for future spare parts, etc.? As we all know the labour cost alone, approximately 15 million, would have raised approximately three million in income taxes, employment insurance, medical premiums which would have gone to the federal and provincial coffers. David Gavine, North Vancouver

Parking police get free parking

Dear Editor: I think I have a solution for the parking problems for the Lions Gate Hospital employees. They should pay the same as our city staff. Oh, that’s right their parking is free. Silly me! Duncan Dickinson North Vancouver





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Show up the B.C. Liberals at your own risk

“. . . [many] individuals disclosing information are employed by the organization they want us to look into. We point out that while our audit process offers whistleblowers anonymity it does not prevent them facing potential reprisals should those individuals be identified inside their organization. We see the need to protect whistleblowers …” B.C. Auditor General, Dec. 6, 2012

ONE month to the day after Auditor General John Doyle released his report, the other shoe dropped when his job was advertised in Saturday newspapers. It was dropped by the five-person legislative committee that decides if Doyle will be offered a continuance of his sixyear contract. Given the unannounced removal of the carpet from beneath the auditor general’s feet, it’s reasonable to ask if the Liberals have already decided who they want to replace the burr under their saddles that was Doyle. Ironically, two of the three B.C. Liberals who form the majority on the committee

Just Asking

Elizabeth James will not be seeking reelection themselves come May 14. Doyle’s track record is impressive. He took up his appointment in B.C. on Oct. 29, 2007. Before that, as deputy auditor general of Western Australia, he audited 210 agencies and conducted special investigations and performance audits across the WA public sector. Some British Columbians may not know that while the Campbell-Clark governments pretty much did as they pleased, under Doyle’s leadership 115 staffers in his office work tirelessly on our behalf, determined to hold government accountable and to protect our public interests. Yet now the Liberals appear to be pursuing the

retaliatory path for which they’ve become infamous — they are going after an eminently-qualified man because he has done his job. This development is made all the worse because, despite his frequent — and justifiable — differences of opinion with the current government’s accounting practices, Doyle has been generous and sincere in making note of the co-operation he receives from ministry staffs. He has also pointed out that “reservations” — professional terminology for accounting flaws — have occurred in 13 of the past 17 years; so that doesn’t let the NDP off the hook. Doyles’s recommendation that legislation be drafted to protect staffers who approach him with information

about what they believe to be wrongdoing in their workplace, was tantamount to issuing an open invitation to cross-government whistleblowers. Politicians wouldn’t like that; so following as it did more than one critical report, that statement may have been the final straw. Doyle often emphasizes that he works strictly according to the terms and conditions of the Auditor General Act. So when obdurate politicians refuse to release the appropriate documents to facilitate his work, he has only three options: capitulate and betray his oath of office and the people of the province; encourage whistleblowers to risk their jobs by sneaking the

information into his office, or take the government to court. To the shame of this government, Doyle was driven to option three when the Liberals refused him access to information about the $6 million in legal fees they paid out to Basi-Virk lawyers in the BC Rail case.

It is bad enough when, in response to queries under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, you and I receive little but blacked out pages. But it’s quite another thing when a professional, required-tobe-independent provincial

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The 25-year-old victim was on his way home from downtown at about 3:30 a.m. Oct. 24, 2012, when the assault took place. As the man got off a bus near East Fifth Street and Lonsdale Avenue, the two strangers allegedly followed him off and jumped him without provocation. They beat the man, according to investigators, fractured his jaw and took off with his sweater. The victim was taken to hospital where he had to undergo corrective surgery.

“The assault was very aggressive,” said Cpl. Richard De Jong, a spokesman for the North Vancouver RCMP, in a release. Both suspects are Caucasian men in their mid-20s, according to police. One is lean and athletic, six feet three inches tall with brown hair, brown facial hair, dark eyes and olive skin, they said. The other is described as thin, approximately six foot one with blond hair and white 00-gauge plug earrings. Anyone who recognizes the men or who has other information about the incident is asked to contact the North Vancouver detachment at 604-985-1311. — James Weldon

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WV groups cautiously OK old-growth plan Municipality improves mapping, consultation

Brent Richter

TWO of the North Shore’s most active environmental stewardship groups are praising the District of West Vancouver for making good on its promise to prevent another accidental cutting of old growth trees in the district.

But the Old Growth Conservancy Society and West Vancouver Streamkeeper Society say they have to keep the district’s feet to the fire since numerous fail-safes didn’t work when district contractors mistakenly cut down a stand of old growth trees — some of them upwards of 700 years old — on the steep banks of Black Creek for a water infrastructure project in 2011. Since the incident came to light and caused a public drubbing for West Vancouver staff and council in June, council has pledged to beef up its consultation with stewardship groups, update its in-house digital mapping system to include all known stands of old growth trees and set a new interdepartment communication policy to make sure engineering and parks services are well aware of any work going on that might put old growth trees or streams at risk. The district has also hired a staff member with a master’s degree in forestry and posted a job opening for an environmental manager. Both posts were vacant at the time of the cutting, which critics blamed for the mistake. All of the improvements were on a list of recommendations put forward by the two community groups after the incident. “All five have either been adopted or in the process of being adopted, which we as

stewardships groups are very much in support of and are thankful for,” said Hugh Hamilton, president of OGCS. “(But) we know we’ve got to keep pressure on them. You know as well as I do that things will just not get done. We want to make sure they do understand that we care and they do understand that we’re going to keep on to this.” Work crews were installing a road to do upgrades to the Black Creek Diversion Project, a critical source of about half of the district’s drinking water, when they cut down 62 trees, roughly 12 of which were more than 700 years old in November 2011. Trying to get the job done before winter weather set in, the district used its own maps, which were out of date. “But they didn’t bother to check with people,” Hamilton said. “People who would have been there before. People who would have known this was an old growth forest.” The most aggravating factor was that the water diversion project itself had been installed 10 years earlier without having to fell old growth, said John Barker, Streamkeeper coordinator, and that the upgrades could have been done the same way, had anyone dug up the old construction plans. “If they had only followed the pattern of what they did in 2001 when the pipe first went in, we’d be home free. We wouldn’t have this problem,” he said. The loss of old growth trees was devastating for environmentalists on the North Shore and around the Lower Mainland, and many still become emotional when the subject comes up, Barker said. On an environmental level, they are hugely important to the biodiversity of their area, they have hundreds of years of carbon sequestered in them and they can be anchors for slope stability. But there’s something a little more

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Basi-Virk obstructions create more questions

From page 7

auditor is treated likewise. Why, in addition to the existing $6-million bill, should government be allowed to rack up still more millions in legal costs to obstruct that diligent watchdog? The whole grubby picture, of course, begs the question: What are they hiding? Is it possible that the legal bills were only, say, $4 million and that the remainder was spent on something else? Or is it possible that the legal bills totalled more than $6 million and that the Basi-Virk team — or someone else — was paid an additional amount from another account? Do the Liberals not realize that withholding the documents Doyle requested only encourages him — and us — to demand the answers to even more questions? B.C. is on the downhill run to a provincial election on May 14, but we cannot afford to let this issue slide in the hope that the NDP can “make it all go away” if they win the election.

The deadline for submission of applications for the position of auditorgeneral is Jan. 25, but my suspicion is the position would not have been advertised unless the Liberals already knew who they want to see in the job. Although Doyle’s tenure is contracted until September/October, should the Liberals sign a legal contract with another individual before they exit the stage, any hope we may have of keeping him around would be slim indeed. And if Doyle goes down in the dust, can we expect Prime Minister Harper to send his own nemesis at the federal level, parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, down the same chute? We should not sit idly by, waiting to see how things play out. My suggestion is that we deluge the legislative committee with our own letters of application: write the applicant’s name as “John Doyle/on behalf of. . . .” fill in our own names, and then stamp the page APPROVED BY THE PEOPLE OF B.C.

Timber cash goes to WV foundation From page 9 intangible about their value, like an heirloom passed down for many generations or a rare cultural artifact. “If I said to you there are only 12 trees in the Lower Mainland that are 700 years old still standing in a forest environment, your ears might perk up. And how many of those did they wipe out? They took two of them out,” Barker said. “People have said this might be one of the

few remaining stands of 700 year old Douglas fir trees in the Lower Mainland and they just wiped it out.” The trees also happen to be worth thousands of dollars each. As an act of contrition, the district offered to donate the roughly $13,000 from timber sales to OGCS and WVSS, which the groups have requested be passed on to the West Vancouver Community Foundation. From there, it can be granted out to groups or individuals wanting to carry out environmental improvement projects.

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Winter houseplant how-to Wild About Birds Al Grass

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Todd Major THE short days of January can be hard for Canadians to stand and even harder for houseplants to tolerate. Several of our readers have emailed me over the past few weeks asking for advice on how to overwinter tender plants and tropical indoor plants during winter. My friend Mark grows as he puts it “Beautiful Agave, one of my favourite plants.” Agave are grown indoors as houseplants and outdoors in summer as a tender plant. They are meant to be brought indoors during winter but can be difficult to overwinter indoors. There are many tender plants we grow in our gardens such as geraniums, citrus trees, cannas and many others. Tender plants are usually longlived perennials, shrubs, vines or trees that are not native to our climate, cannot survive winter freezing and must be brought indoors in October or November to overwinter. Some plants grown outdoors in summer such as antirrhinum — commonly known as snapdragons (for NEWS photo Mike Wakefield the nice lady who mailed me a handwritten letter) — AGAVES overwinter indoors near a basement window with southern exposure. marigolds, impatiens, begonias over-fertilization. and other plants used in pots and bedding schemes are called Plants grown indoors during the winter need bright light — as “annuals” because they grow, flower, set seed and die within one bright as possible and preferably direct sunlight to prevent plants year. Annuals cannot be overwintered because they only live one from stretching, a condition called etiolation. Energy efficient year and they should be composted at the end of the summer. fluorescent light bulbs or incandescent bulbs that are used to light During the winter, we all turn up the heat and the sunlight our homes do not provide the range of wavelengths needed to help levels drop, which provides the perfect conditions to make tender plants grow properly. plants and indoor tropical plants suffer, drop leaves, grow spindly and sometimes die. Those environmental conditions are usually made worse by peat-based soils, small pot sizes, over-watering and See Indoor page 14

Waterfowl plumage captivates IT has often been said that for nature seekers, each month, each week and each day has its own special rewards — and winter is no exception. For birders, winter is a very special season on the North Shore — there’s always plenty awaiting discovering no matter the weather. By January, wintering birds have settled in for the winter. It’s a fact that the best time to enjoy of wonderful diversity of waterfowl is winter — on a good day you could find 20 or more species. In shallow water and tidal (mud) flats look for puddle ducks like the mallard, Northern pintail, greenwinged teal, American wigeon, and rarities like the Eurasian wigeon. Deeper waters like Burrard Inlet’s are where you’ll see diving ducks like scoters (three species), goldeneyes (two species), greater scaup and the red-breasted merganser. Pond habitats such as at Ambleside and Maplewood Conservation Area are where you’ll see two of the most colourful ducks — the hooded merganser and wood duck. Two uncommon waterfowl species of local marine habitats are the harlequin duck (rocky shores) and the long-tailed See Winter page 15

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Indoor plants need winter rest

From page 13

Lighting alone will not cure all that ails our plants in winter. Plants need light but temperature control is interrelated with light levels. High temperatures and low light will cause stretching and leaf drop. High temperatures and high light levels will provide good conditions for plant growth but as a general rule we do not want our tender plants or tropical indoor plants to grow rapidly during winter because it is out of sync with our climate. Indoor plants also need a rest period during winter — a break of sorts, like mild dormancy where they maintain growth but do not put on much new growth. The humidity level of the air is another key factor that must be managed to successfully grow plants indoors. Generally, most homes have forced air heating systems, some have radiant heating but both systems generally make the humidity levels of indoor air

low or dry. Most plants prefer some measure of humidity in the atmosphere to help keep their leaves flush with moisture, except desert plants like cactus which prefer low humidity. Since our homes during winter have warm temperatures, low humidity and low light levels or unnatural types of lighting, plants must exist in environmental conditions that are generally opposite to what they need to grow happily. There are several ways to keep tender plants and indoor tropical plants growing healthy during winter. Generally, plants grown indoors during winter like cool temperatures, some humidity, some air flow to prevent disease buildup, no fertilizer, restricted watering and bright light. In other words, cool, bright, semi-humid and in a resting phase. To help your plants survive winter indoors try the following techniques. Increase the light levels by moving plants to south or west facing windows. Provide supplemental light for plants in the

form of plant grow lights or full spectrum fluorescent lights to help prevent stretching. Choose plants that can tolerate the specific light levels found in your home. Provide supplemental humidity by misting plant leaves occasionally. Or place watering trays filled with colourful gravel and water underneath your plants to help raise the humidity level. Control the temperature by moving plants away from direct heat sources like heat vents. Place plants in cooler rooms or near cool windows. Reduce or eliminate all fertilization to allow plants to rest. Fertilizing during winter will force soft weak growth that will stretch or die. Water only as needed and allow a short dry period between each watering which will force plants to rest. It takes some practice to manage your plants through the long winter but growing houseplants will improve the quality of indoor air and help lift your spirits during winter. Todd Major is a journeyman horticulturist and chief horticulture instructor at the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. For advice contact him at

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme photo John Lowman

SHORT-EARED owls like this one photographed at Boundary Bay are occasionally seen at Maplewood.

Winter brings raptor sightings From page 13 duck (deeper waters). Ducks are in their best plumages in winter — after all, for some, it’s courtship time — don’t be surprised to see them mating even in a snowstorm. A variety of other water birds winter locally, including the common loon, horned grebe and cormorants. Puddle ducks (those who tip their bodies up to feed) are also found in good numbers on the tidal flats like at Maplewood Conservation Area. Here they can find a variety of foods like sea lettuce (seaweed), worms, molluscs and crustaceans (small crabs). Tidal flats are not just mud, but in fact rich habitats for all kinds of wildlife like shorebirds, waterfowl, gulls and raptors — even deer patrol them. Waves of migrating shorebirds passed through our area in the autumn, but a few species winter here including the greater yellowlegs, and sanderling. And, on the recent Christmas Bird Count (2012), a spotted sandpiper was seen at Maplewood, a rare winter occurrence. Gulls are always a big identification challenge. Some, like the mew, ring-billed and glaucouswinged are easy, but hybrids can be confusing. Identifying gulls is all about details like bill size, leg and back (mantle) and wing-tips. It always pays to watch for rarities like the December sighting of a little gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) on the North Shore. This European species is described in the field guide Birds of North America (St. Martin’s Press) as a rare straggler to North America; it is rarely seen in B.C. Winter is also a prime time to enjoy raptors.

December sightings include merlin (a small falcon), peregrine falcon, Cooper’s hawk, sharpshinned hawk, northern goshawk, and of course of the locally common bald eagle and red-tailed hawk. Watch for raptors perched on pilings, dolphins and power pylons. Owls are getting ready for courtship, so it’s not unusual to hear them hooting, screaming and barking in mid-winter. “Small birds” have been active with large numbers of pine siskins invading our area. Red crossbills and white-winged crossbills, evening grosbeaks and common redpolls have also been reported from various locations on the North Shore. Snowshoers and cross-country skiers should watch for crossbills, redpolls and the pine grosbeak along mountain trails. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to find a flock of angry chickadees and kinglets scolding a Northern pygmy owl. It has been a remarkable winter for Anna’s hummingbirds with many sightings on the North Shore. Don’t be surprised to see hummingbird courting — Anna’s nest in winter. I was shown an Anna’s sitting on her nest in late February — who could have imagined? Enjoy our winter’s wonderful diversity of birds — bundle up and keep safe. Al Grass is a naturalist with Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia, which sponsors free walks at Maplewood Flats Conservation Area on the second Saturday of every month. The next walk is Saturday, Jan. 12. Meet at 10 a.m. at Maplewood Flats, 2645 Dollarton Hwy. (two kilometres east of the Iron Workers Second Narrows Memorial Crossing). Walks go rain or shine.

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Library a rough-cut gem in an urban jewel box

I travelled to Seattle over the holidays and had the pleasure of visiting the wildly contemporary Seattle Central Library designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.

Good architecture successfully meets the requirements of program through a creative formation of space in response to form and use. Great architecture, as this building exemplifies, transforms this dynamic into poetry. When I ask people to explain what they remember most about a building, they generally don’t recall the specific characteristics of the structure but instead remember how the building made them feel and why. When we move through a building we experience its personality and come away with a distinct perception of place. It’s like meeting someone for the first time, we have a superficial recollection that’s easy to convey but we often come away with a less coherent gut feeling as well. The perception of architectural character goes far beyond the obvious discernible features of structure and material and begins to touch on the more nebulous concept of the poetics of place.

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For individuals untrained in architecture this may seem like an ethereal concept but this essence of character is generally the defining feature of any great building. The Seattle Central Library is profoundly different than any other building in its context with its multi-faceted structure of glass and steel resembling a roughly cut gem in an urban jewelry box of more somber orthogonal-cut stones. The angular form of the exterior composition is almost entirely covered in a diagonal grid of metal and glass that, at first glance, seems incongruent to its internal workings but these seemingly random pushes and pulls have their function. Joshua Ramus, the partner in charge of the project, states that, “although the library is sculptural, it is not in any way

an attempt to make a form. The library’s appearance comes from pushing boxes around to stay within the height and setback restrictions and zoning codes.” Upon entering the library through its main entry off Fifth Avenue, visitors finds themselves in a large unprogrammed public space that welcomes lounging, relaxing and free wireless computer use. This is a public building that truly encourages public use. Rem Koolhaas has taken the architectural program and acted upon it dynamically, taking standard elements and reinventing them in an unorthodox way. The Mixing Chamber, the space where librarians meet the public, is centralized, open and expansive and becomes the heart of the building. Koolhaas has designed the building to have 75 per cent of its collection accessible through a continuous, square ramp that ascends four levels in height, giving easy access to the collection while creating a dynamic circulation system that ties the building together. The Books Spiral is a functional and pragmatic solution that becomes a graceful architectural expression. The architect has introduced a sense of whimsy to the composition as well. Stairs and

Development Cost Charge Bylaw Review Public Information Meeting

Development Cost Charges (DCCs) are fees collected on new developments to pay for the expansion and upgrading of transportation, waterworks, sanitary sewers, drainage, and parks infrastructure to meet the growth needs of the community. The District of North Vancouver is updating its Development Cost Charge (DCC) program and would like interested residents, property owners, and stakeholders to review the proposed changes before the required bylaw is presented to Council for consideration. A public information meeting will be held as follows: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Presentation at 7:30 p.m. Municipal Hall, Committee Room 355 West Queens Road Information boards will be available in the lobby, and participants will have the opportunity to provide written comments. Municipal staff and the District’s engineering consultants will be in attendance at this meeting to receive comments and input from the public. To find out more about the proposed changes, a draft DCC Bylaw Review and Update Background Report can be viewed at A copy of the report is also available for viewing during regular working hours at the Engineering Department counter, lower level, Municipal Hall. For more information, please contact Marcel Bernier, P. Eng., Engineering Department, at 604-990-2450 or Gavin Joyce, P. Eng. General Manager, Engineering, Parks & Facilities District of North Vancouver 355 West Queens Road, North Vancouver, BC V7N 4N5 Main Line 604-990-2311

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THE award-winning architecture of Seattle’s Central Library draws visitors. escalators have been painted in a luminous yellow, almost overwhelming in its colour, but very clear in its function. A singular red grand stair, sinuous and organic in form, drops into the bowels of the building where arterial red corridors, rounded in section, lead to functional meeting spaces

below. Carpets depict scenes of vegetation that are a simple tapestry to the pedestrian user but are intense landscapes to viewers from above. The Central Library in Seattle is a spectacular example of a successful modern building that needs to be fully experienced to be adequately

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A18 - North Shore News - Wednesday, January 9, 2013


Spare the rod, raise the child

Parenting Today Kathy Lynn

HITTING kids just isn’t a good way to teach them how to behave.

In 1978, when I first started my speaking business, the idea that disciplinary tactics should not include physical punishment was almost revolutionary. But I felt that it was neither a necessary nor an effective way to discipline children. But today, increasingly we know and believe that we do not need to physically hurt children in order for them to learn right from wrong. Today’s parents have a host of skills and resources to help them raise children without using violence. The idea of hitting kids reflects an attitude toward children that no longer exists. The research is in. It shows that the risks of physical and psychological harm

are definite. We now accept that children are not chattels; they are human beings who possess all of the basic human rights including freedom from physical harm. But, there are still questions that I hear about the topic. So, let’s address them. There are many who express the belief that spanking is not hitting. All I can answer to that is that any time an open hand moves with speed toward a body part, that is a slap or a whack. The fact that the body part is the bottom of a child is irrelevant. Hitting is hitting no matter what other names we give it, and if we believe that violence is never an answer, we won’t hit our children. What about the criminalization of well-meaning parents who hit a child? Section 43 of the criminal code states that “every schoolteacher, parent or person standing in the place of a parent is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child, as the case may be, who is under his care, if the force does not exceed what is reasonable under the circumstances.” In my view this section is unnecessary to our criminal law because it exists simply to justify the physical punishment of children. For some parents it offers permission to hit kids. Although banning spanking

would mean that hitting children would fall in the same category as hitting adults and would therefore be an offence under the criminal code, it would rarely be prosecuted. Prosecution is only appropriate where it is in the public interest. Prosecutors have that discretion in deciding whether an offence should be prosecuted. In the case of the spanking of children, guidelines could require parenting education, parent support and guidance or a simple reminder that hitting children isn’t permitted in Canada. Think about a situation in which a couple is in a major argument and one slaps the other. It’s not particularly serious and is a result of the heat of the moment. There is likely not going to be a charge of assault placed on the perpetrator. What about using force to keep a child from harm? Would it be illegal to grab a toddler who is about to run onto the road? How about wrangling a preschooler into a car seat? Or taking the hand of a child to remove them from a classroom when they are disruptive? Consent to reasonable force can be either express or implied. It is express when, for example, written consent is given for a medical operation. It is implied when the person against whom

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the force is used would have consented, if competent to do so. The common law has long recognized that parents and teachers may have to use reasonable force to remove a child from harm, put an unwilling child to bed, in a car seat, or on a school bus. These are common, childcaring actions for which the law implies consent on the part of the child. They are entirely different from hitting a child for correction and do not constitute an assault. Over the years, the courts have adjusted the law to reduce the ways in which parents can hit their children. They can no longer use switches, paddles or belts, but only hit with an open hand. You can no longer hit a child on his head. And children under the age of two or over 12 are not to be hit. Why won’t Canada join the more than 30 countries that have in one way or another stated that their children will not be physically harmed in the name of child discipline? Our children deserve the best we can offer. Positive discipline which never includes causing them physical pain but does teach them right from wrong will prepare them to become capable adults. ••• There is more information on physical punishment and the research at repeal43. org and at physicalpunishment.

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‘Big soup’ big on flavour

Adventures in Cooking: Maureen Goulet of Ambrosia Adventures will host an Easy Entrees class Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. at Y Franks store, 503 15th St., West Vancouver. Learn how to entertain in style with three make-ahead entrees. Fee: $69. For more information visit the website at ambrosiaadventures. com or call 604-218-2084.

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ITALIAN is one of the most popular ethnic cuisines in North America, and understandably so.

Men’s Only Cooking Class: Ambrosia Adventures will host this class Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:30-9 p.m., just in time for Valentine’s Day, in the kitchen of the Four Seasons Hotel with Yew Restaurant chef Sean Murray. Fee: $149, which includes the cooking class, wine and a sit-down dinner. The Four Seasons Hotel is located at 791 West Georgia St., Vancouver. For more information visit the website at ambrosiaadventures. com or call 604-218-2084.

What’s not to like about tomato sauce, cheese and pasta? The rustic cooking of Italy is true comfort food; supremely flavourful and made with simple, easyto-find ingredients. Here are recipes for three Italian restaurant classics. They’re a snap to make and sure to please your famiglia. Buon appetito!

Minestrone Magnifico Minestrone means “big soup” in Italian, and this is definitely big on taste. Serve with crusty Italian bread. 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1½ cups half-inch pieces of trimmed fresh green beans, or 1 medium zucchini, diced ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried basil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 796-ml can diced NEWS photo Mike Wakefield tomatoes 1 398-ml can crushed MINESTRONE soup is a popular Italian dish, and pairs well with crusty Italian bread. It tomatoes is easy to make, full of flavour and best topped with Parmesan cheese. 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 1 398-ml can kidney beans, drained and rinsed four minutes; add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add 1 cup small pasta (elbows, ditali, orecchiete) the celery and carrot and cook until they start to soften, 1 ⁄3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese about five minutes. Stir in the green beans, oregano, basil, half teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste; cook for three 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high

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Lady finger biscuits form base for Tiramisu treat From page 19

minutes more. Add the diced and crushed tomatoes and the chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in the kidney beans and pasta; cook until the pasta and vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Taste and add additional salt and pepper if desired. Ladle into bowls and top with Parmesan and chopped basil. Makes six servings.

Chicken Cacciatore Serve over cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with Parmesan. 8-10 chicken thighs, skin on Salt and freshly ground

black pepper ½ cup all-purpose flour 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 large red bell pepper, cut into half-inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced ¾ cup dry white wine 1 796-ml can diced tomatoes ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth ½ tsp dried oregano 2-3 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh basil In a plastic bag mix together half teaspoon salt and several grindings of black pepper with the flour. Add the chicken thighs to the bag and shake to coat with flour. In a large, heavy sauté pan heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the floured chicken pieces

until it thickens a bit, about another three minutes. To serve, spoon the sauce over the chicken and top with the chopped basil. Makes four servings.

and sauté until browned on both sides, about five minutes. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside. In the same pan sauté the onion, red pepper and garlic over medium heat until the onion is tender, about five minutes. Add the wine and simmer until it is reduced by half, approximately three minutes. Add the tomatoes with their juice, the broth and the oregano; stir to combine. Add the chicken thighs back to the pan and turn them to coat with the sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover the pan and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 2025 minutes. Remove chicken from the pan; skim off any excess fat from the top of the sauce. If you would like the sauce to be thicker, boil it

Tiramisu Parfaits These are best made the night before serving to allow time for the flavours to meld. The alcohol in the recipe sterilizes the raw egg yolks so they are safe to eat. 1 package crisp lady fingers, available at large supermarkets 250 gr mascarpone cheese 2 egg yolks 1½ cups strong black coffee (espresso is best), room temperature 1 ⁄3 cup plus 1 Tbsp granulated sugar

2 Tbsp rum 1 cup whipping cream 1 Tbsp each cocoa powder and grated dark chocolate to garnish Place the coffee in a shallow bowl; dip biscuits into the coffee one by one, turning to wet them all over. Don’t saturate them, just get them evenly wet. Place biscuits in the bottoms of six clear glass dessert dishes, each about one cup capacity (cut biscuits to fit if necessary). In a medium bowl beat together the egg yolks and sugar with an electric mixer until very light yellow and thick. Add the rum and continue beating until creamy. Beat in the mascarpone cheese until completely incorporated and smooth. In a separate bowl

beat the whipping cream to fairly firm peaks; fold it into the mascarpone mixture. Place a heaping spoonful over the biscuits in each of the dessert dishes; smooth to cover evenly. Top the mascarpone in each glass with another layer of soaked biscuits, then add another layer of mascarpone. Sprinkle tops with cocoa powder. Refrigerate until ready to serve; sprinkle a little grated chocolate over top of each parfait. Makes six servings. Angela Shellard was born and raised on the North Shore and is a self-professed foodie. She has done informal catering for sports and business functions and enjoys entertaining family and friends at home. Contact Angela at ashellard@hotmail. ca.

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103 Air Cadet Squadron: Open to youth ages 12-19, cadets meet Wednesdays, 6:309:30 p.m. at 1513 Forbes Ave., North Vancouver. Register at any meeting. Info: 604-9878818. Crafts Funtastic: Children ages six to 12 can discover the wonderful world of 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., North Vancouver. Drop-in: $2. Info: 604-982-8300 or Family Storytime: A free drop-in program of stories, songs, action rhymes and more for the whole family, Wednesdays, 1:30-2 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: 604-925-7408 or French Storytime: Free drop-in for ages six-nine, Wednesdays, 4-4:45 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl. ca. Imagination Storytime: A free drop-in program for children ages one-five every Wednesday, 10-10:30 a.m. at Active Baby, Capilano Mall, North Vancouver. Info: 604986-8977. Mount Seymour United Church Children’s Choir: Children ages five to 10 are invited to join the choir that practises every Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. The program is all about

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Pennies for a well TONY Spurging (left front) and Joaquim Dharamsi and the rest of the Upper Lynn elementary school kindergarten class have collected 52,000 pennies ($520) to fund a water well for a village in a developing country. The school is planning a second collection in May and June. The program is sponsored by Free the Children and RBC. North Vancouver. Registration is not required. Info: nvdpl. ca/children. Young Writers’ Club: Grades five to 12 are invited to explore techniques like free-writing, role-playing and black out poetry every second Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Molly Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $10 per session or $60 for eight sessions. Info and registration: Maggie Bolitho at ywc@shaw. ca or 778-338-4733. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@ For our online listings, go to, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.


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Blues take two from VIU Cap men climbing up standings Andy Prest

THE Capilano University men’s volleyball team brought out the brooms for an impressive sweep on the weekend, winning two straight matches against the fourth-ranked college team in the country.

NORTH SHORE SCORES BASKETBALL Pacwest Jan. 4 Women Capilano - 72 Quest - 75 Men Capilano - 52 Quest - 72 VOLLEYBALL Pacwest Jan. 4-5 Women VIU - 3 Capilano - 0 VIU - 3 Capilano - 0 Men VIU - 2 Capilano - 3 VIU - 2 Capilano - 3

Reinhart suspension caps tough World Jr. for West Van d-men Andy Prest

The Blues scored backto-back 3-2 home wins over Vancouver Island University Friday and Saturday, carrying on a four-game win streak that has vaulted them into a tie for third place in Pacwest play with an 8-6 record. The wins evened out the season series between the two teams as VIU, currently sitting second in the Pacwest with an 11-5 record, had swept Capilano at home when the two teams played in November. You’d think, given the importance of wins, Capilano head coach Nathan Bennett would be gushing about his team. You’d be wrong or, at best, maybe only half right. “The results are great but there is still a lot of work to be done,” said Bennett following the weekend set. “I think we made some errors and we can definitely play better.” Bennett pointed out that NEWS photos Paul McGrath on both nights the Blues earned 2-1 set leads but on SPENCER Kyte, photo above, eyes up a pass while libero Dan Caverly, below, each occasion they failed to seal shows his defensive skill in Capilano University’s win over VIU on Saturday. Visit the deal in the fourth and were the Photo Galleries section at for more images from the match. forced to go the distance. “When we’re up 2-1 — I think it’s a little bit of our culture here — we haven’t learned how to put teams away yet, haven’t learned how to win,” he said. “We’re still going through some growing pains.” Bennett did, however, admit that his Blues prepared well for their matchup against VIU to ultimately come away with two important wins. “We looked at the schedule at the beginning of the year and we figured this was going to be a massive weekend, having VIU at home, and it turned out that way,” he said. “Especially since we lost both matches at VIU, so it was really good retribution for us and it helped us in the standings. When you look at the standings going into provincials, being top-three is very helpful in our league.” With six weeks of play left before the provincial championships, playoff seeding is already taking shape. The Blues are hoping to either finish in the top two to earn a first round bye at provincials or place third so that their opening round match will be against a weaker opponent. That such calculations are even a consideration is a big change for the Capilano men. The program has been in constant flux for the past five years with several changes in coaches and only one, very brief, playoff appearance. This is Bennett’s first year at the helm but he’s got no interest in dwelling on the results of the past. “My expectation anytime we play or do anything is high,” he said. “I really am not looking at the history of this group, I’m looking at what we have now. There is no history, as far as I’m concerned. We have a group that can do well at provincials and that’s what I’m looking at. I’m not looking at anything previous to this year.” Bennett said that fourth year setter Ben Ricketts has done a good job of leading the team while third year right side hitter See Cap page 23

WEST Vancouver natives Griffin Reinhart and Morgan Rielly didn’t get the medals they were hoping for at the World Junior Hockey Championships last weekend in Ufa, Russia where Team Canada failed to live up to its gold-or-bust expectations. The two defencemen were expected to help the talented Canadian squad, loaded up even more by locked-out NHL talent, get back to the top step of the podium but it all came crashing down as two playoff losses dropped Canada to fourth. It was the first time since 1998 that the team failed to win a medal at the tournament that grabs the spotlight in Canada every holiday season. The worlds ended on an even more sombre note for Reinhart as a somewhat baffling suspension kept him out of the bronze medal game. The Canadians looked strong in the tournament’s opening round, winning all four of their pool games against Germany, Slovakia, Russia and the United States to earn a bye into the semifinals. That, however, is where the wheels fell off as Canada faced the U.S.A. once more with the Yanks gaining revenge with a convincing 5-1 win to earn their way into the final. The loss dropped Canada into the bronze medal game anddealtanevenmorecrushing blow to Reinhart as he earned a four-game suspension for a high-sticking infraction against U.S.A.’s Vince Trocheck. The play earned only a two-minute penalty during the game but a disciplinary committee later ruled that Reinhart made “eye contact with his opponent, raised his stick and delivered a two-handed slash to the head and neck area of Trocheck, who fell to the ice as a result.” Reinhart and Team Canada’s support staff disagreed with that assessment and the suspension. “I wanted to be a part of that game (against Russia). It’s the last game of the tournament, so it’s really devastating to me,” Reinhart said after learning of the suspension. “There’s no way they can know what I was thinking but I wasn’t thinking See Rielly page 23

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Cap hosts CBC this weekend From page 22

Garret LaValley has provided much of the muscle. LaValley showed his versatility on the weekend as well, filling in at middle blocker after injuries left the Blues with only one big man. “He had a good match,” said Bennett. “He’s played left side and right side his whole career but he stepped into the middle and did a good job.” While the Blues still have room to grow, Bennett is happy with the way the team has developed so far this season. Capilano started the year 0-3 but have gone 8-3 since then. “We’re getting better every game,” said Bennett. “We’re doing an OK job of putting game plans together and making sure we execute those game plans, which is nice to see because that’s a really difficult thing for young players — seeing a game plan and actually doing

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SHILO Richards shows some strain as she attempts an 85-kilogram lift during the B.C. Weightlifing Association’s provincial championships held Dec. 15 at Gleneagles Community Centre. The North Shore’s Capilano Weightlifting Club claimed the team championship title at the meet.

Rielly and Reinhart both get invites to abbreviated NHL training camps From page 22

what you’re supposed to do. It’s hard to put paper onto court and I think the guys are doing a good job of that.” The Blues host the Columbia Bible College Bearcats for a pair of matches this Friday and Saturday before going on the road every week for the next month. Two more wins this weekend against 2-10 CBC would inch Capilano closer to their goal of a top-three finish, but Bennett said they can’t afford to take the Bearcats lightly. “CBC, they’re a funny team,” he said. “If we don’t take them seriously, if we don’t prepare properly then they could come and bite us. But I think if we’re well prepared and ready for the games then we can do a good job against them.” Game times this weekend at the Capilano Sportsplex are 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men on both Friday and Saturday nights.

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are longtime friends since joining the Hollyburn hockey program together as kids, won’t have a lot of time to dwell on the loss — with the NHL revving back up after its lockout both of them will be attending their first pro training camps. Reinhart was selected fourth overall by the New York Islanders in the 2012 NHL entry draft while Rielly, who is also eligible for the 2014 world juniors, went one pick later to the Toronto Maple Leafs. With files from Postmedia News

that at all. My track record is pretty good in the WHL. I’m not that type of player: I don’t play dirty. It was completely accidental. The guy wasn’t hurt on the play.” Reinhart said he wasn’t even aware that there was going to be a disciplinary hearing until well after the game was over. “That’s the largest suspension, the harshest suspension of this event,” said Hockey Canada’s senior director of hockey operations Scott Salmond, who attended the hearing with Reinhart. “We’re trying to get some consistency, understand one game, two games, four games. When we’re dealing with young players they need to understand what the JUNIOR HOCKEY CLUB standards are. . . . I’m never going to apologize for the way Canadian kids played. I don’t believe Griffin Reinhart meant to slash that player in the head. I really don’t.” The four-game suspension has long-term consequences for Reinhart as well because he still has one more year of eligibility left at the junior level. If he were selected for next year’s tournament he would be forced to sit out the STEPHEN BELL KANE SAKATA first three games. JERSEY: #6 JERSEY: #5 This year’s tournament, however, carried on without POSITION: Defense POSITION: Defense Reinhart and while the HOMETOWN: North Vancouver HOMETOWN: North Vancouver Canadians rebounded with HEIGHT: 5’10 HEIGHT: 5’10 a better performance against WEIGHT: 165 lbs WEIGHT: 160 lbs the Russians they still came up FAVOURITE NHL PLAYER: FAVOURITE NHL PLAYER: short, losing 6-5 in overtime Kris Letang Nik Lidstrom after battling back from several deficits. NEXT GAME: Saturday, Jan 12th, 7pm Rielly, featured on the HARRY JEROME ARENA (LONSDALE & 23RD), NORTH VANCOUVER team’s second power play unit Wolf Pack vs Aldergrove Kodiaks for much of the tournament, finished with a goal and w: an assist in six games while t: @northvanwolfpac Reinhart, often used as a penalty killer, didn’t score a PLAYER OF THE WEEK SPONSORED BY point while picking up eight penalty minutes in his five games. The two defencemen, who LONSDALE QUAY 604-983-0123


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INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Announcements ...............................................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000


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CUSANO, Serafino

Serafino, born in Sepino, Italy on August 9, 1931, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2013 at the age of 81. He will be missed by his loving family: wife Maria; son Angelo (Adelina); grandchildren Maria (Loui), Fino, Fiorenzo, Marco; great-grandchildren Matteo and Sofia. A viewing for friends and family will be held on Wednesday, January 9 from 68pm, at Bell & Burnaby Funeral Chapel, 4276 Hastings Street, Burnaby. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 10, at 1pm at Holy Trinity Parish, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. Entombment is to follow at Ocean View Burial Park, Trinity Abbey Mausoleum, 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Society. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Sugar and Dr. Sasha who cared for Serafino. Bell & Burnaby Funeral Chapel 604-298-2525







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1085 Edith Mary Conboy Born May 1 1924 Bolton, Lancashire, England - Died D ecember 28t h 2012 in Chilliwack, BC formally of North Vancouver. Predecessed by husband Francis, sister Nell, brothers Ernie and Ted. Survived by daughter Geraldine, son Mark, granddaughter Carmel, sisters Dorothy, Elsie and Jean. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Chilliwack on January 12th at 1pm With thanks to Drs Mussell and Uhlman, everyone at Cascade Hospice. A very special thank you to Pamela Johns along with the many friends who have offered support and help.

MCGREGOR, Jane Thompson (nee Hall)

Our precious 95 year old mom, grandma, great grandma, sister and friend passed away peacefully on January 4th 2013 surrounded by family. Lovingly remembered by daughter Anne and Rick, grandchildren Joy and Matt, Claire and Martin, John, great grandson Quin and brother Bill. She was predeceased by her dear husband Hugh in 1976. Always a lady, she shared generously and received graciously. A celebration of Jane’s life will be held at 2pm on Saturday January 12 at St Andrew’s and St Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, 2641 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver. Thank you to Dr. Paul Sugar for his compassionate care and to the staff of Evergreen House. She will be forever missed and remembered, and her spirit will live on through those who knew her.


Norma passed away December 18th, 2012 at 99 years. Predeceased by her parents Emma and Lester Embree of East Delta, her husband Charlie, son Bruce, step-mother Hazel, four sisters and five brothers and son-in-law Derek. Survived by her daughter Mollie and much loved grandchildren Dianne, Donna (Jim), Janet (Ralph), Sue (Jorgen) and Murray (Shelly), Paul (Angela), Ross, Jay (Karen), great grandchildren Devon, Amber, Matthew, Nicola, Kristina, Meghan, Claire, Annaliese, Brodie, Emma, Kate, Jacob and Charlotte and great grandchildson, Carsten plus other dear relatives in the US and Canada. Norma loved the family farm, her pony, her cousins, especially Eilene and the Mud Bay beach. She graduated from King George V High School at sixteen and attended UBC. In 1932 she moved to North Vancouver after her marriage. She was active in the Lonsdale School PTA and Community Players, was an electricans’ helper at Burrard Dry Dock during WWII, in sales at Spencers and the H.B.C, a long distance operator with BC Tel, PBX operator at Woodwards and Eatons. Norma enjoyed the VSO Playhouse, Opera & Van Dusen Gardens. She was partial to a Nat Bailey Breakfast at the White Spot pancake, all bacon. Norma requested no service but she would have been pleased if you would perform an act of kindness, call a friend so they can hear your voice, laugh or donate to the Alzheimers Society, 300-828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V3Z 1E2. See you 'one of these days'

SKIPPER - Brian Hall Jan. 3, 1961- Jan. 1, 2013 It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Brian after a short battle with cancer. He peacefully slipped away in the early morning with his wife by his side.He will be remembered by his wife Dawne, family and many great friends. Born and raised on a houseboat in Coal Harbour, he continued his love of the water working for Tymac. His great passion was building model boats, working in the garden and playing shuffleboard at the club. Friends are welcome to share memories and lift a glass to Brian at the Army and Navy Club, 119 3rd St. E North Vancouver on Sunday, January 13th at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the North Shore Hospice (

SIMPSON, George David (Capt.)

Nov. 21, 1912 – Dec. 30, 2012 George passed away peacefully at Lynn Valley Care Center at the age of 100. He was predeceased by 5 older siblings and his wife Elsa, of 63 years. He is survived by his son, Gordon (Arlene), two grandsons, Doug and Bob (Karen) and two greatgranddaughters, Emma and Clara. George was a Master Mariner who was captain in the North Vancouver City Ferry Corporation from 1943 to 1958 and docked the final sailing. He became a custodian for the North Vancouver School Board until his retirement in 1977. George is fondly remembered for nicknames he gave to pet dogs and cats. He loved sports and snooping around the waterfront for treasures. The family would like to thank the staffs at Cedarview and Lynn Valley Care Center for the special attention he received. No service by request.

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FOUND A pair of ladies gloves burgundy color, 13th St Safeway parking lot approx mid Dec 2012. Call 604-987-6195

TENENYEI Les (Laslo) Andrew May 2, 1934 - Dec. 29, 2012 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Les after a short illness at Lions Gate Hospital. He now rests peacefully and is finally pain free in the arms of the Lord. He is survived by his loving wife Mary of 29 years, and the three children of his heart, Don Urdea Jr (Karen), Karen Seeley (Bill), Susan Urdea (Don), 15 grandchildren, and 13 greatgrandchildren. Sisters-in-law, Betty Escott, Theresa Biddlecombe, brother-in-law Leo Peters (Aline), and numerous nieces and nephews. Les was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1934 and was orphaned by the age of 10. He was taken in by a farming family until the age of 16, when he returned to Budapest to gain an education and to comply with mandatory military service. In 1956 in order to escape communist rule while a soldier, he made his way to an immigration camp in Italy where he chose immigration to Canada (he said it was because Canada had the shortest lineup). While here he became a member of the Boiler Makers Union and spent a long successful career as a steel fabricator at various shops around the lower mainland. His design and welding skills can be seen the world over. In 1983 he met and married the love of his life Mary, and said that he finally gained the family he had always wanted. He and Mary shared a love of dancing and in a particular ballroom, he gained a reputation as a professional videographer at professional ballroom events in Vancouver and Seattle, which also led to hundreds of weddings and special events. He was also a keen musician who could play numerous instruments and spent hours entertaining all with his beloved electric 'church style' organ. 'Papa Les' will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A very special thank you to the doctors and nursing staff at Lions Gate and St. Paul’s Hospitals who cared for him and commented on his never ending sense of humour through all the pain. We encourage all who knew Les to join family at a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Parish, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Father James Comey Celebrant. A light luncheon to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers donations to Lions Gate or St. Paul’s Hospitals in Les’s memory would be welcome. To sign the book of condolences, please click on


FOUND BLACK MALE Cat , Ambelside Area 604-921-8171 FOUND MARIN Mnt Bike, Lynn Valley/Mnt Hwy, 2 weeks ago, call to identify, 604-984-3335

SADIE Rebekah Lockhart Rejoicing in God’s gift that arrived on Jan 2, 2013 at LGH (7 lbs 8 ozs). Sadie’s parents, Rev. Dr. Ross & Rev. Laura Lockhart and siblings Emily & Jack offer deepest thanks to Dr. Donnelly, our West Van United Church family and many North Shore friends. Psalm 139: 13 & 14

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DAISY is still missing!! Grey and white female cat gone from Princess Park area Sept.11th. 604-988-5196


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TIETZ, Grace, Lorraine Mar 30, 1939 - Dec 27, 2012 Grace has passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband John, her sons John and Chris, daughter-in-law Sandy and a huge extended family of loving friends. Grace was born in Port Angeles, Washington and attended Pacific Lutheran University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. Grace immigrated to Canada in 1966 and she and John settled down to raise their children. She soon started her own business, following her passion for music. A gifted and patient teacher, she taught music from her home for many years. She was involved with the WV Senior Centre and also participated in / taught many other groups over the years. Grace loved her little house where she lived happily with her family. She was always interested in people, loved her church and had many friends. Grace will be greatly missed by those that knew and loved her. She was a a beacon of kindness, had a zest for life and wanted everyone to know that she had a lot of fun with all of us. In lieu of flowers, please donate to fight cancer or to The North Shore Hospice. A celebration of Grace’s life will be held on Saturday, January 12 at 2pm, Saint Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 - 22nd Street, West Vancouver.

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



JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta) needs a few more good people. Busy, modern shop. $25. $31./hour + bonus, benefits. Great community. Inquire or send resume. Fax 403-854-2845; Email LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Needed for busy, well equipped Langley general Automotive repair shop. Must have min. 5 yrs exp. Aircare & Inspection Cert. an asset. 604-533-9291 or 604-202-0237 NEED A CHANGE? Looking for work? in the Provost region, workers of all kinds are needed now! Visit our website today for more information. PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to or fax 780-955-HIRE.

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

FOREST LAWN SideXside plots, WHISPERING PINE, LOT #114, GRAVES #7 & 8. $30,000 or best offer. Call: 604-298-0459 FOREST LAWN CEMETERY PLOT, Ascension section $7900 obo. Call 604-987-2948

AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Sine 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON . BIG BUILDING SALE... “THIS IS A CLEARANCE SALE. YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20x20 $3,985. 25X24 $4,595. 30X36 $6,859. 35X48 $11,200. 40X52 $13,100. 47X76 $18,265. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422 HP COLOUR laser printer $75, Illuminite speakers 3 way, 150 watt 2 sets $50, samsung printer cartridge new $20, antique safe $950, handpainted wood art + more home decor onyx & brass handcarved articles indoor/ garden items. 604-922-8141 Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477 STAIR CLIMBER Immaculate chair. 12’8" Control + Remote $2000. (Paid $4000) Up to 300lbs. 604-980-8800

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Disappointment Cancelled plans, gifts that don’t live up to expectations, and team loss are examples of situational disappointments in a child’s life. • Teach them the difference between major and minor situations and appropriate reactions • Don’t belittle their feelings, instead acknowledge and empathize with them • Share your own disappointments and how you coped. • Prepare them in advance with realistic expectations • Teach them skills to deal with anger and to choose contentment • Discuss their self-talk and how it compares to reality • Don’t dwell on the past; it’s more productive to be future oriented • Point out the inaccurate thinking of blaming others. • Give them emotional and physical space to deal with disappointment and make sure to recognize their positive coping skills • Curb your urge to tell them “Get over it.” Let them process and understand their feelings. Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138 •


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FRENCH PROVINCIAL - sofa, chair, coffee & end table $450; dining table & 4 chairs, buffet $450; retro blue hide bed couch $75, 2 night tables $200. 3 sets of kitchen tables & chairs $75 ea. 604-202-8485 Moving - must go. MOVING, MAHOGANY drop leaf table 73’’L x 45’’W $200, 6 oak dining chairs $450, oak buffet $550, Sklar-Peppler buffet server $60, antique coffee table $130, end table $60, fire screen $40, teak stereo system $200, 2 large speakers with stereo cabinet $200, queen bed & frame $175, headboard $50, 2 chests of drawers $100 & $30, misc items. Phone 604-986-7207

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Notice is Hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of: KRISTOFFER FRIMANN PAULSON (Deceased) 4182 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver BC V7G 1A2. Who died on March 3rd, 2012, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executors. KRISTOFFER PAULSON and KAI PAULSON C/O David H. Stoller Barrister & Solicitor 801-100 Park Royal South, West Vancouver BC V7T 1A2 on or before February 15, 2013, after which date the E s ta te ’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. KRISTOFFER PAULSON and KAI PAULSON, Executors.


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The Estate of THOMAS ALBERT BUXTON, deceased, formerly of 823 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of THOMAS ALBERT BUXTON are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix, Lesli Maureen Stoddart, c/o BMO Trust Company, at 595 Burrard Street, 9th Floor, PO Box 49500 Vancouver, BC, V7X 1L7 on or before February 11, 2013, after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice.


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of Joyce Alderman, deceased, formerly of 940 Groveland Road, West Vancouver, BC Creditors and others having claims against this estate are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned executor c/o 1560-200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L6 on or before February 14, 2013 after which date the executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard only to the claims of which he then has notice. J. Trevor Johnstone, executor by Kay M. Vinall, solicitor

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PIZZA FRANCHISE QUICK SALE Due to medical reasons. New equip + lease hold improvements. $93,000 interested parties to meet in person. 604-729-4089


Condos/ Townhouses



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

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the estate of ALFRED GERHARD MERTIN, deceased, formerly of North Vancouver, B.C, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the Executor, Virginia Steeves, at 1057 Heritage Blvd, North Vancouver B.C., before the date of February 8, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received. 604-777-5046

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REAL ESTATE cont. from previous page


Condos/ Townhouses



Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

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



Condos/ Townhouses


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


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


Port Moody

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



HARRISON HOT SPRINGS Penthouse, 1400sf, 2bdrm, 2 decks, new appl, $239,900. Call 604-768-8879

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

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

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



LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see id5578

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


S. Surrey/ White Rock

EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see id5552

Houses - Sale Ladner/ South Delta

Langley/ Aldergrove

REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see id5549

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

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

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

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

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


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Houses - Sale



For Sale by Owner

PALM DESERT: 4BDRM/3BTH 73860 White Stone Lane 4 Bdrm, 3 full baths, Pool, Spa, outdoor Grill, in center of Shadow Mountain Golf Course, large yard, 8 citrus trees, great views North & South, all amenities, remodeled with all high end appliances & high quality fixtures, 2 high efficient furnaces & air conditioners, on dead end short street with little traffic & fairways on both sides of home, selling furnished. $795,000. email:

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


Houses - Sale




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

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


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


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

New Westminster

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

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see id5400

North Delta

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


Port Moody

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



Industrial/ Commercial

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see id5509 FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see id5617


Lots & Acreage

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

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

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

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

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see id5608

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

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

PENDER ISLAND, level building lot (3819 Pirates Rd) 0.36 ac/ 15,681 sq ft with water sewer, hydro, cable at lot line. By owner only $109,900. 604-988-2653

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

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


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


Other Areas BC

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

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


Vancouver East Side

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.


528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043 AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see id5603


CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600


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


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


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


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

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

Langley/ Aldergrove

Real Estate

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

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

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


W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see id5599

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

5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 ID: 76788

$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see id5633

Houses - Sale

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


West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912

604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663






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


For Sale by Owner



New Westminster


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


Condos/ Townhouses


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



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

OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see id4272

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

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

CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see id5563


Mobile Homes

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


Out Of Town Property

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Out Of Town Property

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

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see id5592

SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $830,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515


Apartments & Condos


North Van Apt. Rentals



Bach from 845 1 Bdrm from $1105 2 Bdrm from $1630 $

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


Apartments & Condos


North Van Apt. Rentals

1 BR large 18/Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes, balc, elevator, ns np $960, Feb 1, 604-220-6817 1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, Feb 1st refs req’d. 604-960-0452 2 BR $1150, Feb 1, central Lonsdale, hw flrs, incls heat & hot water, no pets, 604-986-6418 2 BR bsmt, Upper Lonsdale, kitchen, wd, incls hydro, $1150, ns, np, avail Feb 1, 604-986-4471

2 BR garden apt, pool, balc, heat, cble, prkg, fp, family cplex, upr Lons np, $1040, 604-987-8814

2 BR, $1190, Feb 1, nr Hospital & Safeway, 1 year lease, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 150 E. 11th. 604-987-4922

2 BR, large, new reno’d, hw flrs, bright avail Now, incl heat/hw, cntrl Londs, ns/np, 604-617-3602

1 BDRM Beautiful Deep Cove heat, h/w & prkg. ns/np, avail Now, $800/mo, 604-929-8819 1 BDRM (Lonsdale & W 5th) Feb 1, ns/np gtd prkng, S facing 604-983-9469 $900 inc heat, h/w 1 BDRM reno’d, soaker tub, h/hw inc, hardwood fl, np/ns ref’s Feb 1 $900 604-904-9507 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, 700 sq ft, newer condo on Ravenwoods. Storage, f/p, d/w, w/d, prkg, fitness centre, lg patio. N/s, $1400 778-847-1311 1 Br, $920, Avail Now Total reno’d Heat incl. quiet. drapes. hardwood, gated or free prkg,no pets 1 yr lease. 310 E. 2 604-700-7572

1 BR AVAIL FEB 1. Move-in allowance, Rent start $1175, well maintained building. To view call 604-985-4272

1 BR Central Lonsdale, all appl, prkg, storage, priv entry, ns np. avail now $1,050 604-986-3700 1 BR, ChesterfIeld & 15th, view, balc. $920 incl heat, hwater/cbl, NP, 1 yr lease, 604-330-4555

2BR $1050, Now or Jan 15. Heat incl’d, quiet, gated prkg. n/p, view, walk to seabus. 1 year lease 163 West 5th. 604-980-7501

3 BR’s $1450 & $1525, hardwood flrs, incls heat, hotwater, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. No Pets, refs, avail Jan 31st, 778-320-1554 BACH central Lonsdale, balcony, spacious, full kitchen & bath, ns, np, $788, Feb 1, 604-904-7545 151 W 2nd St, Bachelor,NP avail immed, 1 prkg, storage laund. $1,250.778-228-9512

1 BR ($1300) & 2 BR ($1800), suites $1800. Available Jan 1 & Feb 1. Well maint ste with d/w. Professionally managed building close to all amenities with new fitness centre. No pets, 1 yr lease. Call 604-983-6920


145 West Keith Road. Studios (Avail Feb 1) 1 BR (Avail Now) 2 BR (Avail Now & Feb 1) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356

Recreation Property


Recreation Property



1 BR Time Share Membership, 1 week per year in Hawaii, Royal Aloha Vacation Club incls 3 wks banked & transfer fee. $2500. 604-261-5488,

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

Any project,

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

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 mayneislandhome/

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

Recreation Property


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Apartments & Condos


North Van Apt. Rentals

DELBROOK GARDENS 777 W.Queens, 2 bdrm townhome, $1595 604-990-2971, weekends 604-363-4322 Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $770 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, Feb 1, 604-202-3458

LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, updated, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1175 604-925-8824

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2, 3 & 4 BR stes, avail Feb 1st Call 604-988-3828

PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ Bachelor $850 ★ Large 2 BR $1460 No pets, 604-988-7379

TIME BUILDING, 155 W 1st St, enjoy stunning views from very large 2 br & 2 bath, 1150 sf. Lower Lonsdale top flr condo. Granite counter & SS appls, np ns, $2500. 1 prkg + storage. nr all amens, Tim 604-925-3171

Two, 2 BR’s avail Now & Feb 1, Lynn Valley, large $1195. Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, Playground. drapes, heat & prkg. incld. 1 yr lease. no pets 1228 Emery Pl. 604- 987- 4922


Apartments & Condos


West Van Apt. Rentals

WESTWIND APTS - 2025 Bellevue Ave, W Van, 2 BR mnt view, Cat OK Senior discount. 604-913-0734 2 BR, 1 bath, 2150 Bellevue Ave, Stunning Views, $1900, avail Now, NS/NP, 604-921-4384

195 21st Street BELLEVUE TOWER Studio - $1250 1 BR - $1550 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.

Call 604-922-8815 to view.


Studio (Avail Feb 1), 1 BR’s (Avail Now & Feb 1) & 2 BR (Avail Now), 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


1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Fitness facility, Key less entry, Move-In Bonus, outdoor pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free MultiHousing Program 604-922-4322

Park Royal Towers

Completely Renovated


Apartments & Condos


West Van Apt. Rentals

1 BDRM/1 BATH DUNDARAVE VILLAGE Large apt with view balcony in central Dundarave. Laundry downstairs. No pets. Available immediately. $1200/month. Call 604-922-0181 or email info@ for more info.

2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Luxury Over The Seawall! Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287


Furnished Accommodation

1 BDRM, $875 inc utils, net, cbl, shd w/d, ns, np, suits 1, Queensbury Keith, NOW, 604-986-8443 1 BR, Ambleside, $1200/mo all inclusive, min 2 months, ns, np. ref’s, 604-922-5158

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Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool

604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive


Houses - Rent

4 BDRM, 2 bath, 2 prkng spot, cls to school, bus, mall, $1850+util 604-562-2710 604-987-1844 4 BDRM, 2 bath, den, rec room, hardwood, SS kitchen West Van, Immed. $3250/m. 604-925-1728 4 BDRM, 2 bath, rec rm, f/p, 5 appls, ns/np, N Van, $1800/mo, avail Now, 604-988-3206

HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit Panoramic View, 3 BR, 2bath, , 2 lrg view decks, $2100 incls cable/ net/utils, NS, Feb 1st, 604-926-0026, 778-229-1601

SHORT TERM 2-6 /mo, 2 BR Avail Now, $1700 inclusive, ns/np 604-988-6082 WOODCROFT 1 bdrm excellent condition, indoor pool, gym, ns, $875 avail Feb 1 250-372-3798


Houses - Rent

4 BDRM, 2 bath, 180' VIEW, quiet St, Dundarave, avail Jan. 1, $2850/mnth 604-926-9394

Shared Accommodation


North Vancouver

4th PERSON to share 4 br house nr LGH, suit wrkg person, Jan 15, $525 incl ns/np 604-990-4257


Suites/Partial Houses

BRITISH PROPERTIES. 4 bdrm 2 bath, view, Swimming Pool, on prestigious Lower Eyremount Dr, $3650 604-715-2536

1 BR Horseshoe Bay, own entry, incl prkg, cable/internet, ns np nr bus $900+util, refs 604-781-4687

Caulfeild View, 2000sf open plan, 3 BR, 2 bath, updated, clean, quiet, Now, ns, pet negot. $2800 +utils, 604-926-3630 COZY 1 bdrm log cabin, view, lrg sundeck, organic veg garden. $800 inc util, np/ns, no bbq Upper Lonsdale 604-988-3852

DEEP COVE 604-929-5191 - 2 BR semi waterfront $1975 - 2 BR seaside cottage $2325 DUNDARAVE CHARACTER home lrg crnr lot, 5 bdrm, 2 bath, Avail Feb 1 $3100 mnth 1-604-223-1150

WEST VAN, Dundarave, 4 bdrm, h/w flrs, $4600/m, 3 bdrm, walk to seawall, $3600/m, 604-319-7674

EAGLES NEST. Eve 604-921-8174


1 BR, AMBLESIDE, np ns, own entry, w/d, furnace, suits 1, Feb 1. $1000 incls utils. 604-925-4231

EXECUTIVE FURNISHED Accomedations for short term stays.


AMBLESIDE 3 bdrm + den, 3 ba, quiet, view, pet ok, N/s pref. $2850+ut. immed 604-317-1553

W VAN gated priv residence, Stainless & granite kitch, 2BR + den + full inlaw ste/3rd BR, nr amens, ns, $3500, 604-715-7467

All Utilities Included

1BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq. ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq. ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq. ft.)

PALM SPRINGS Vacation Home 55+ Gated Park, $119K, 1800sf, 3 BR 2.5ba. Call 604-737-7756

A SHORT STAY North Shore 1 & 2 bdrm + penthouse. Renos, families, pets allowed, Execs. 604-987-2691

1, 2 & 3 Bdrm. Suites WOODCROFT, 1 bdrm Apt, 17th flr, Lillooett Bldg, n/s, refs, $950, avail Feb 1, call 604-985-4636

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see id5491

One call does it all... CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663

Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000

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

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

Find all the help you need in the Home Services section

TUCKTON PLACE 1520 Chesterfield. newly renod, 2 bdrm $1295 604 990-2971, wknd 778-340-7406

North Vancouver 144 W. 14th St MARLBOROUGH TOWER

Real Estate Investment


2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1400 604-921-4384

Out Of Town Property

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

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

Okanagan/ Interior


BAJA, MEXICO Custom built seaside homes starting at $79,000. 800-409-6320

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see id5304


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2 BR, gas fp, laundry 1000sf, new, $1500+util, nr 2nd Narrows, river/trails, immed 604-929-4824 2 BR grd lvl, bright, 4 appls, f/p, own entry, own heat, ns np, $900 + 30% util. Feb 1. 604-985-8677 2 BR ste, St Georges & 4th, bright, in new home, 1 bath, own laundry/entry, suits 2, ns np. $1350 incl utils. Feb 1. 778-895-2010, 604-904-3421 3 BR, 2 lvl, Blvd area, 2.5 bath, gas fp, dw, 2000sf, ns/np, $2000 + utils, Jan 1, 604-728-2620 LARGE 2 bdrm bsmt ste Edgemont Blvd, $1400 inc hydro, avail Jan 15. 604-616-6443


Townhouses Rent

Office/Retail Rent

150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003

WEST VAN furnished office space with north-facing balcony and shared waiting room available for quiet consultant in professional building. $900/mo utilities included. 604-921-9547


2 BDRM, bright, quiet, close to bus, trails , dw/wd/patio, ns, suits 1 or working couple, cable/net $1500+util Feb1

Shared Accommodation


North Vancouver

1 ROOM avail Central Lonsdale, furnished, female only, student, $560 incl utils. 604-982-0256 2 BR, in spacious home n/s female, internet, w/d, $495, ensuite bth $595 incl. 604-329-7449

2 BDRM near CapU. W/D, dishwasher, storage, pets OK. $1,600/m.

3 BR, w/d, d/w, hardwood, unfinished bsmt, near 2nd Narrows bridge, 2 prkg, $1900 + utils, avail now. 604-319-0362

2 BR/3BR Avail. Move-in allowance. 5 appls., 1 bath, variable lease term. NP/NS. Rent starts at $1425/mo. Call, 604-986-0511


Wanted To Rent

Looking for Parking Spot to rent around 15th and Lonsdale area. Please call 778-628-1118.

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STK 951470 WAS $45,900

WAS $24,900


Auto Finance

NOW $42,898 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

NOW $22,900



We Loan Our Own $$$$

STK 951430 WAS $14,900

STK 951190 WAS $38,900

Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314

5spd, only 16,000kms.

AWD, NAV, DVD, loaded.

NOW $11,998


NOW $35,988


4matic, fully appointed.

4x4, Duramax diesel, rare long box, only 51,000kms. STK 951330

STK 951610 WAS $29,900

NOW $26,900


Nav, DVD, 4x4, loaded.

STK 951410 WAS $46,900

NOW $42,900


AWD, loaded. Stk 9949910 WAS $38,900

STK 951300 WAS $28,900

Leather, sunroof, loaded.

Loaded, only 57,000kms. STK 868022

WAS $48,800

NOW $43,890

WAS $18,995


Stk 951550 WAS $39,900

WAS $15,900

Sunroof, loaded.

NOW $35,355

NOW $12,851



WAS $13,995

Stk 951620 WAS $23,900

Auto, a/c, loaded.

V6, auto, loaded.

NOW $9,688

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

NOW $19,900

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 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

1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2495. 604-899-6119


08 CHEV TAHOE 4X4 Stk 951490 WAS $27,900

8pass, leather, mint.

Duramax diesel, rare 5 speed.

NOW $14,900


Sports & Imports

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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

Sports & Imports

Central Auto North Shores Best

All cars fully reconditioned to Central Auto standards 2009 Mercedes C230 4Matic $26,850 2006 Mercedes Ml350 4Matic $22,850 2005 Mercedes Ml350 4Matic $16,850 2006 Mercedes Slk280 $22,850 2010 Smart, Only 48,000kms $8,850 2004 BMW X3 2.5i AWD, Only 41,200kms $14,850 2003 BMW X5 3.0i AWD, Only 98,000kms $5,850 2003 BMW X5 4.4i AWD, Only 94,000kms $15,850

1994 NISSAN Maxima, auto, 4 dr, all power options, new front brakes/tires $2200 604-929-1907 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583



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



Financing & Leasing Available

2002 Acura MDX AWD, Only 99,000kms $12,850 2003 Audi A4 3.0 Quattro, 76,000kms $12,850 2004 BMW 325i, 4dr Sedan, Only 52,000kms $13,850 2006 Toyota Camry, 77,600kms $12,850 2007 Toyota Yaris, 52,000kms $9,850 2005 Mazda 3, 5spd, 98,000kms $6,850 2003 Honda Accord Coupe, 90,000kms $9,850 1992 Lexus LS400, 131,000kms $5,850

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



843 West 1st St. N.Van

2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051

2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136

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. $8500 obo. 778-889-3459

1997 VOLVO 850 Stationwagon, loaded, well maint, new tires, $3900 obo, 604-984-0596

Scrap Car Removal

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


1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557

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

Sports & Imports

or visit:

1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553




1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1950 obo. 604-433-3039

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email:


For more information on these cars & others call Ted

2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8000. 604-440-4322

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

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

2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894

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

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

1998 HONDA Accord Ex, low kms, new tmg belt, brakes, water pump, $4600 obo, 604-812-4912

FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem CASH FOR ALL complete cars OPEN 24 hrs incl holidays MIKE 604-872-0109

NOW $23,900

Bad Credit • No Credit • Bankruptcy Proposal • Collections

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

1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525


1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353

1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,500. 604-786-6495

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

9125 STK 8G56302 WAS $17,900

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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


NOW $16,800

11 CHEV SILVERADO 4X4 2500 LTZ, fully loaded.

1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993

NOW $26,480


4x4, 9 pass, leather, loaded.



NOW $32,900



Collectibles & Classics

Luxury Cars

NOW $36,900

STK 950850 WAS $35,900

NOW $30,742



WAS $39,900

12 GMC ACADIA AWD 8 pass, loaded.



Leather, sunroof, only 59,000kms.

AWD, leather, loaded.


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

Call Greg 604-987-5231 ~ Approval Canada

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

• Manufacturer’s warranty • 30-day/2500 km no-hassle exchange privilege • 150 + point inspection • 24-hour roadside assistance

• 6-year / 120,000km transferable Powertrain warranty coverage, with options to upgrade to comprehensive extended warranty.

• 7 days / 1000km exchange privilege • 100 point inspection • Carproof Vehicle History Report (

Rates From As Low As



2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518 2002 MERCEDES C320, quick Sale $9900 1 lady owner no accidents, f/load, 604-649-4542



1-877-212-0735 Northshore Auto Mall, 800 Automall Dr. North Van

Ask us for details Accord & Civic Qualify

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

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE? Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!

Which SUV sips gas like a subcompact?

Offer may change without notice.



Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

2002 NISSAN Maxima SE, only 151,000 km, leather heated seats, sunroof, 4 drs, $6,500 OBO, Call 778-279-1490

We Loan Our Own $$$$ Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314

Research vehicles on


Appliance Repairs




SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925



$20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 ✫✫A CLEAN SWEEP ✫✫ Reliable Housecleaning service. 778 836-9970 ✫✫ 604 987-9970


Reasonable rates, exc refs. For free est. Anna Cell 778-868-7714 CLEANING PERSON avail Mon, Thurs & Sat. Reliable, 15 yrs exp. Excellent refs 604-990-5307 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



• Repairs • Renovations • New construction • Textured ceilings Prompt service. Free estimates.

Richard Wood

Cell 604-671-0084 Email: ACE DRYWALL. Avail immed. Board, tape, spraytex, repairs. 16 yr exp. No job too small. Mike 604-808-2432, 604-985-4321

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

NEXT LEVEL Drywall. Boarding Taping, Finishing. Call Mathieu for free estimate 778-788-0622


A LICENSED electrician #19807 semi-retired, small jobs only. 604-689-1747 pgr 604-686-2319 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 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899


Lawn & Garden


Flooring/ Refinishing

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508



SNOW REMOVAL •Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs ALLIANCE GUTTER moss removal, gutter cleaning. Will Beat Any Reputable Estimate 15 yrs exp. Steven 604-723-2526 AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES. Installs, cleaning, repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189 CITYWIDE GUTTERS Continuous gutter installs, leaf protection, new & renos. BBB, Ins.WCB. 604-868-1373

WEST SIDE GUTTERS 15% OFF 604-722-1105




3 ROOM SPECIAL $ .00 Includes 3 gallons of




778-858-5793 PS Painting and Powerwashing, $159/room. 20 yrs exp. Free est. Ask for Peter

310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT



604-726-9152 604-984-1988

TOP SOIL, sand, gravel, etc. Pick-up or Delivery. Headwater Management, 175 Harbour Ave, North Van 604-985-6667



MASTER STONEMASON, Local, Experienced, fireplaces, facing, walls, stairs. Ivan 604-649-2271 T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117


Home Services

Labourer Available rain or shine North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079


Moving & Storage



A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $127. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700 A LADY Painter, meticulous, prof & color consult, 20 yrs on North Shore. exc refs. 604-961-3451




★ 24 / 7 ★ Senior’s Discount Military Discount Same Day Hot Water Tank No Job Too Small Licensed & Insured

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



Actual Plumbing & Heating, 24/7, Seniors/Military Disc. Lic. & Insured BBB, 604-908-1469 PRO GAS - North Shore Furnaces, boilers, gas fitting, heat pumps. Service & installation. 604-925-1341


Power Washing

WEST COAST Home Services Power washing, window & gutter cleaning. Guaranteed lowest price WCB insured 604-984-4147


Renovations & Home Improvement

7 Day FULL Bathroom Reno’s New Fixtures, Tiles & Paint. Cert. Plumber 20 + yrs Exp. ★Call 604-649-3140 ★

We accept Visa, MC, Amex

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 ★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617



LOW COST Prof Handyman Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Ceramic Tile, Drywall, Painting, Kitchen & Bathroom Reno’s. Insured. WCB. ★ 604-763-7921 Quality Home Renovation Int/Ext Kitchen & Bath Call Mike Getzlaf 604 351 9316 RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384

Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695

24/7. 604-987-7473, 604-721-6075.

LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-929-6956

RJR CONSTRUCTION Small Projects Division. Call 604-987-5438



10x10 = $150/month

1580 Bay St. Bottom of Mtn Hwy Use our truck for free!

1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount



Oil Tank Removal

TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Removal & Remediation Specialists. res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234


LIVING ROOM Find it in the Real Estate Section. To advertise call


604-984-9004 604-984-6560

15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~


AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. 604-984-6560

604-987-ROOF (7663)

Top Soil

Headwater Management

Tree Services

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


Window Cleaning


AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES. New roofs & repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189

Call Sean Today



ABOVE ALL ROOFING Roofing, repairs, chimneys, skylights & gutters.over 30yrs exp. Brian Gale 604-985-9214

We’ve got you covered

• Liability Insurance • A Rating BBB • WCB

STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009



All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357

• Cedar Shakes • Flat Roofing • Asphalt Shingles • Roof Maintenance

RUBBISH REMOVAL Reasonable Rates, Free Est. Call Gary 604-897-3614

175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver



Rubbish Removal

TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery

Gary, 604-897-3614




Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty



BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable.


GLOBAL PLUMBING BBB+ Lic. Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/hr,

Lic - Ins - Bonded





Doug, 604-985-4604 -

To place your ad call 604-630-3300

FENCES, DECKS, Concrete Form Work, Retaining Walls, Garages. Larry • 604-338-9272

WESTMOR Plumbing Ltd Res/Com, Professional Service flat rate 7 days/wk 604-551-8531

Painting, Gutters, Power Washing, Christmas Lights Down, Yard Clean-Up and Small Household Repairs


Call Brian 604-985-9214


Call Todd for details J

Fully Insured/WCB





Same Day Service, Fully Insured

Lawns, General Clean-Ups, Trimming, Topping, Pruning, etc. Free Estimates.

Continuous Gutters Leaf Protection Systems Fascia Covers Soffits & Siding New Construction & Renovations


Winter Services

PRO GAS - North Shore Gas fireplaces. Repair & safety inspection. 604-925-1341

AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476




GREENWORX ★ Drainage Sewer & Water, video inspecions & jack hammer 604.782.4322


one mini, paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865



Painting/ Wallpaper

North West Roofing & Renovations Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530

A GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE • Window cleaning • Power washing • Gutter cleaning/repairs • WCB insured • Free estimates


HOME SERVICES To advertise call


All Season Roofing

Re-Roofing & Repairs Specialists


20 year Labour Warranty available


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