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Blaze leaves WV home a ruin Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

IT could be weeks before investigators determine the cause of a fire that totally destroyed a West Vancouver waterfront home Sunday night. Several 9-1-1 calls came in just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday when neighbours spotted smoke and flames coming from a home on the corner of Isleview Road and Copper Cove Road. “Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a two-storey wood-frame home on the waterfront mostly engulfed in flame and a very, very vigorous fire burning in the house,” said Martin Ernst, assistant fire chief with West Vancouver Fire and Rescue. Once they had determined that no one was in the home, firefighters sized up the scope of the fire and determined it was too far gone to risk sending anyone inside. “We continued on a See Fire page 3

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A West Vancouver waterfront home on Copper Cove Road is completely engulfed in flames as firefighters work to control the fire Sunday night. Nobody was in the home at the time.

Liberals deliver balanced budget Jane Seyd jseyd@nsnews.com

THE B.C. government delivered a 2013 budget Tuesday afternoon that relies on asset sales and increases in income tax for both corporations and the wealthy to remain balanced. Finance Minister Mike De Jong is predicting a slim $197 million surplus for the coming fiscal year on a total budget of about $44 billion. To get there, De Jong said the government will have to keep a lid on spending, while raising taxes more than $1 billion over the next two years. That includes a tax increase of more than two per cent on those making over $150,000 a year. General

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corporate income tax will go up one per cent on April 1 of this year. Medical premiums will also go up by four per cent. The government plan also calls for $625 million from sales of surplus assets over the next two years, including 16 properties. De Jong said deals are pending in the next year. De Jong said the government will continue to keep a tight lid on spending, with “efficiencies” expected to save more than $1 billion over the next three years. Spending on health is expected to rise by $2.4 billion over three years.

North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Naomi Yamamoto defended the budget Tuesday, calling it “a modest, responsible budget.” “It’s certainly not a classic pre-election budget,” she said. Yamamoto pointed to B.C.’s relatively low taxpayer-supported debt load and good credit rating as an indication government spending is under control. She also pointed to a report by economist Tim O’Neill as lending credibility to the government’s numbers. “He confirmed our government forecasts are legitimate,” she said. “We’re being very, very prudent.” Not everyone agreed. North Vancouver Lonsdale NDP candidate Craig Keating said balancing the budget depends on a significant asset sale. “There’s a big question mark on whether See BC page 5


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City wants say in terminal approval Resolution voices concerns on Richardson grain silo expansion

Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

CITY of North Vancouver council will continue to lobby Port Metro Vancouver and Richardson International to find a more “neighbourly” solution for a proposed expansion of a grain terminal on the waterfront. Council passed a resolution Monday night expressing “concerns about the practicality of expanding the subject terminal as proposed from a safety, environmental and community impact perspective. …” The council resolution went on to request that PMV allow the project to be subject to the city’s permitting, fire and emergency response planning processes. Richardson applied to PMV last August to build a 45-metre high grain silo to the east of its existing silo as the global price for grain has shot up in recent years. The revelation drew outcry from community members who live in eye, nose and earshot of the terminal, as well as city council. The port never mentioned Richardson’s plans during months of consultation for the Low Level Road expansion project over the last two years. “Nothing was said about this,” said Coun. Don Bell. “At the time we were discussing the Low Level Road, we were talking about the sound bouncing off the existing silos that are there and the impact on views.” While he acknowledged that there is no guarantee that a view will be preserved forever, Bell said residents have a right to continue living in their homes without undue risk of air and noise pollution. “There is already concern about dust from the operation and if we see this end up going from three million metric tonnes a year to five, there’s going to be a proportionate increase in the amount of dust. It appears there is no further mitigation efforts planned,” he said. “It’s something that is frustrating because it is beyond our control and yet we have a duty to speak up on behalf of the residents that we know will be adversely affected by this.” After being one of the biggest supporters of the Low Level Road deal, Coun. Craig Keating said the application represents a potential sullying of the relationship between PMV and the city and its residents due to a lack of communication or responsiveness on the part of the port. “My larger concern is when there’s a certain tone-deafness with Richardson and Port Metro Vancouver over this development, it simply makes the job harder for future port activities to proceed and I want future port activities to proceed,” he said. “I think we are in a dangerous situation where the Richardson application is burning up a lot of the social capital and good will needlessly.”

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NEWS photo Mike Wakefield

EMMA McFarlane and Darya Jalali spread peanut butter as part of Help Our Homeless Homies, a lunch distribution they organized in the Downtown Eastside. Fellow students at Sutherland secondary pitched in to make and deliver some 400 lunches. They also collected and distributed jackets, gloves and hats.

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Port predicts exports will soar Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

EXPORTS of coal and grain from Port Metro Vancouver’s North Shore facilities were steady throughout 2012, while potash exports took a tumble. But exports are headed into record territory in the coming years, the port’s management predicted in its annual summary releases on Friday. For grain, which gets loaded at Richardson International and Cargill Canada, it was a “very solid year,” according to Robin Silvester, PMV’s president and CEO. “Just fractionally below our 15.8 million tonnes of grain last year,” he said. “It would be safe to assume that Richardson (International) and Cargill (Canada) have had good, strong years.”

Coal exports from all of PMV were up two per cent in 2012, though a shipping accident at Westshore Terminals resulted in a damaged elevator and lost productivity. That means Neptune Bulk Terminals likely had a busier than usual year, as it picked up the slack at the end of 2012, Silvester said. Potash exports via Neptune were down 25 per cent in 2012, owing largely to 2011 being a record-setting year and a slowdown in shipping as exporter Canpotex negotiated a new agreement with China, Silvester added. “Our expectation is that coming through 2013, we’ll see potash volumes growing again,” he said. Silvester expects modest gains throughout 2013, but the big jumps in export growth will come in a few years when major expansions to export capacity come online. “All three of those bulk products, in the medium-term, we See Port page 5

Fire was controlled in an hour From page 1 defensive stance for a number of hours. We had the fire under control quite quickly — within the hour, and then it was mostly hotspots, which continued all night,” Ernst added. While it appears the fire was concentrated in the deck area of the west side of the house, what remains of the building will have to be brought down before investigators can get close enough to pinpoint a cause. “We now are in a situation where the house is unsound structurally so we are going to bring in some heavy machinery so that we can take part of it down to do the investigation,” Ernst said.

NEWS photo Mike Wakefield

NOT much remains of the Copper Cove Road home in West Vancouver Monday morning. Martin Ernst, assistant fire chief with West Vancouver Fire and Rescue, says heavy machinery will be brought in to drop the remains before fire investigators can work safely.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - North Shore News - A5

Sturdy wins Liberal nomination

Jane Seyd jseyd@nsnews.com

PEMBERTON Mayor Jordan Sturdy will represent the B.C. Liberals as a candidate for West Vancouver – Sea to Sky in the May 14 provincial election. Sturdy won the nomination in the riding on Saturday, beating out Robin Smith, a retired businessman from the North Shore. More than 1,400 of the party faithful voted Friday and Saturday through use of a travelling ballot box that made stops in West Vancouver, Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish. Outgoing MLA Joan McIntyre announced the results in Squamish on

Saturday night. McIntyre, who has held the West Vancouver seat under the Liberal banner for two terms, announced in September she wouldn’t be running for reelection. Sturdy, who owns North Arm Farm in the Pemberton Valley, has been mayor of Pemberton since 2005. He is also a paramedic with the B.C. Ambulance Service and a ski patroller. In the nomination campaign, Sturdy stressed his record of fiscal management in keeping municipal taxes low and the importance of a strong economy to maintaining social programs. Sturdy joins incumbent North Shore MLAs Ralph Sultan, Jane Thornthwaite and Naomi Yamamoto, who are all defending Liberal seats heading into the May election.

Sturdy’s West VancouverSea to Sky riding is widely considered a safe Liberal seat. McIntyre won the last election with more than 10,101 votes — nearly 55 per cent — handily beating both the second-place NDP with 4214 votes and the Greens, with 4,082 votes. That pattern of Liberal wins by a large margin has continued unchanged in the West Vancouver riding since 1991, when the Liberals took over the right-of-centre vote from the Social Credit party. In the 1980s John Reynolds represented the riding for governing Social Credit. So far, neither the NDP, Green Party nor Conservatives have declared candidates in West Vancouver Sea to Sky. Longtime NDP campaigner Terry Platt has put her name forward to run against Sultan in West Vancouver-Capilano

— another Liberal stronghold. Yamamoto will go up against NDP candidate and North Vancouver City Councillor Craig Keating plus Ryan

Conroy of the Green Party in North Vancouver-Lonsdale. Jim Hanson of the NDP is challenging Thornthwaite in North Vancouver-Seymour.

BC Hydro debt not factored

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that can happen,” he said. Keating said the budget doesn’t take into account the growing debt of BC Hydro. “These are huge numbers,” he said. He also criticized increases to MSP premiums and said the budget has underestimated health-care spending — one of the biggest items in the provincial budget, which is predicted to increase just 2.6 per cent. West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan described the budget Tuesday as a “good workmanlike” plan based on “careful planning” and “no nonsense.” “There’s very little pizzazz and sex appeal,” he said. Among other budget highlights, tobacco taxes will go up by $2 a carton. The government also announced a one-time educational grant of $1,200 for children born after January 2007 and additional money to create childcare spaces over the next three years.

Look for the Layar “cloud” symbol. Ensure the photo or headline is entirely captured by your device and scan. West Van fire page 1 Liquor law changes page 10 BC Home & Garden Show page 13 Capilano volleyball’s talented twins page 29 North Van Wolf Pack playoffs page 30 Howe Sound basketball championships page 31

Port doesn’t define Canada’s national trade policy From page 3

expect to see really healthy growth,” he said. “If anything, the existing capacity may be the constraint but I think we’ll see a bit of growth in each of them.” Neptune has been given the OK to invest millions in infrastructure to nearly double its coal export capacity in the next two years and Richardson has applied to construct another 45metre concrete silo to boost its annual output. “Richardson, clearly, is still subject to the permit being issued. It’s still in consultation and technical review. If they are successful in that application and we are able to issue a permit, I think that’s probably going to be a

two-year or more construction timeline,” Silvester said. Both applications have led to local controversy, with residents concerned about the increase of industrial noise, dust and the loss of inlet views. “Those are concerns that we absolutely do want to have people engage in the conversation with us on because we have a very robust permitting process and we do a lot of work to consider all those sorts of issues and make sure they’re properly dealt with in the permit,” Silvester said. When it comes to the criticism of the port’s role in exporting coal and the impact that may have on climate change, it is simply outside the port’s narrowly defined mandate, Silvester added. “The broad-based concerns about climate change and coal’s

contribution to that globally and whether we should be exporting coal, that’s clearly an important discussion for some people to have. I think that it’s a discussion that should take place and industry could get more broadly involved in,” Silvester said. “But that’s not really something that’s a relevant consideration in the port’s permitting process because we don’t decide what Canada trades. We don’t define national trade policy. Our role is to make sure that the capacity to trade the commodities that Canada decides it wants to trade is created in an efficient and responsible manner, considering the concerns of the community and considering the environment as well as the efficiency of the supply chain.”

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VIEWPOINT Published by North Shore News a division of LMP Publication Limited Partnership, 100-126 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2P9. Doug Foot, publisher. Canadian publications mail sales product agreement No. 40010186.

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ORT Metro Vancouver is perhaps not feeling the love. Last week, it advertised for a communications and advertising agency “to develop and implement a communications program that will increase awareness and understanding of the port and its role in facilitating Canada’s trade, primarily among residents of its bordering communities in the Lower Mainland.” One can only hope that the port does not seriously believe criticism of its activities will cease once its neigbouring citizens attend yet another open house for a lesson in economics and international trade. The vast majority of North Shore residents and certainly its politicians and this paper wish the port all the success in the world. As the port goes, so go the economies of British

Columbia and Canada. And, at a local level, we recognize and appreciate the efforts Neptune Terminals and its president Jim Belsheim have made to give back to the community in the last couple of years. None of this absolves the port from its responsibilities to the municipalities and residents that its component businesses impact. When PMV considers expansion of terminal facilities, it would appear that “good-neighbour” considerations are mostly an afterthought, prompted by protests, rather than the first set of criteria applied to new applications. Dust, noise and views are serious consideration to PMV’s closest neighbours. Addressing those concerns and working to mitigate them would go a lot further to improving PMV’s image than any new PR campaign.

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Seymour public days hurt Northlands revenue

Dear Editor: I am writing to provide another viewpoint on the proposed changes to public play at Seymour. I am a resident of the District of North Vancouver and a member of Seymour Golf and Country Club expressing a personal opinion. The proposed changes are driven by revenue shortfalls at Northlands and are not intended to deny district residents access to play golf at Seymour. An Oct. 25, 2012 memo by Gary Nedergard, section manager DNV golf facilities to parks manager Gavin Joyce states: “Competing with Seymour G&CC during this past summer has continued to demonstrate the need to address the issue of public play days. In a declining golf market, rounds booked and played at Northlands on Monday’s (sic) and Friday’s (sic) are less than when competition is not an issue during the rest of the week. Any changes that may occur will benefit the overall financial performances of Northlands GC.” Only the district can make a statement on Northlands financial health, and they have not provided this comprehensive information. However, the district’s financial statements and supporting reports

plus financial plan workbooks show: Northlands opened in 1997, and annual rounds of golf played peaked in 2001 at about 50,500. By 2008, this had decreased to 47,800 and for 2011 the total rounds played were only 41,400. This is a 9,100 decrease in annual rounds from 2001. The following table provides a comparison of recent budgets and actual results by year. A blank means the information was not readily available. (All amounts: 000s). Budgeted Actual Budgeted Actual revenues revenues operating operating expenditures expenditures 2007 $3,100 2008 $3,222 $2,745 2009 $3,584 $3,100 $3,033 2010 $3,352 $3,038 $2,944 $2,764 2011 $3,000 $2,500 $2,783 With actual revenues being below budget by $300,000 to $500,000 each year, one can only conclude Northlands is not performing financially and may be losing money on operations. These figures do not take into consideration the capital expenditures

that are required each year to maintain the facilities and equipment nor the repayment to the Heritage Fund of the original construction costs for Northlands. When the Seymour lease was signed in 1953, public play days were a practical requirement to provide district residents access to a golf course. Sixty years later, that requirement does not have the same importance, as the district has built an excellent public course, which is available for residents to play. A 2005 survey commissioned by Northlands shows only 30 per cent of its golfers are from the district. This relationship holds true for the public play golfers at Seymour. The proposed changes make available more rounds of golf to DNV residents than they currently enjoy. Council needs to make decisions that are in the best longterm interest of its residents who pay the taxes, not visiting golfers from other communities. If Northlands does not support itself financially, it is the non-golfing residents of the district who will feel the greatest pain when they are required to subsidize and carry Northlands operations. Philip Rogers, North Vancouver

VIA Rail service divides East and West, rather than linking it

Dear Editor: While I was delighted to see the full page VIA Rail Canada advertisement in Friday’s Feb. 8 edition, I was curious that an agency that just cut service on the Canadian would want to advertise in the West. The Canadian is a delightful cruise train but has neither reasonable fares nor service that one finds with a more affordable and, thus, successful Amtrak. VIA announces the cuts to the Maritimes

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and the West due to budget reasons but then quietly adds 28 new trains to the Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto routes, including an additional new service from Quebec City to Montreal. Yet despite much of the funding for the federal government seemingly coming from the West, there are no daily VIA Rail trains in all of Western Canada. The third largest province does not even get service from Vancouver to Chilliwack where demand exists nor, despite four

studies saying a high-speed train would at least break even, between Edmonton and Calgary. Despite having Western MPs to represent us, it appears that a federal agency is able to ignore its mandate to provide affordable and adequate service to the average taxpaying citizen in the West. Passenger trains with reasonable fares and frequent service provide a successful solution to jammed freeways. Myron Claridge, West Vancouver

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - North Shore News - A7

Mine permit refusal lands B.C. in court “Regions around the world are ranked as to their jurisdiction’s ‘favourable’ resource extraction policies — and British Columbia is knocking itself down more than a few notches with a recent decision to disallow permitting a potential mine that had received all the necessary federal and provincial [environmental assessment] approvals. . . .” — MSABC, Jan. 24

THE mine discussed in the newsletter of the Mining Suppliers’ Association of B.C. is the Morrison Copper and Gold project of Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. Had the approvals been granted, the mine would be located 35 kilometres north of the Village of Granisle and 65 km northeast of Smithers, B.C. Instead, the company announced late in the afternoon of Feb. 13 it had retained John J.L. Hunter, Q.C. to advance Booker’s litigation against the province. The lawsuit is a consequence of the government’s refusal to issue an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the company’s proposed Morrison Lake mine. Considering my opposition to fish farms and the Site C Dam, you may wonder why I would support a mine, but when you hear the story of Booker’s 10-year experience with our provincial and federal governments, you’ll know the answer. In May 2012, Premier Christy Clark boasted the province would have eight new mines in operation by 2015; she gave no details as to which mines were on her list. Six months later, her claim was repeated by Rich Coleman, Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas. According to information provided by vice-president and chief operating officer Erik Tornquist, Booker began the pre-application stage of the required environmental assessment process on Sept. 30, 2003.

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Elizabeth James “The review phase itself began in July, 2010 and our application was rejected on Oct. 1, 2012,” he said. Tornquist’s fellow director, West Vancouver’s John Plourde, affirmed the timeline and added, “The company passed the test of ‘no significant adverse effects’ both provincially and federally.” Not surprisingly, Plourde said the uncertainty created by the political decision is not good for investment or industry. “The company’s 1,100-plus shareholders lost $140 million in equity which will not now be invested in the B.C. economy,” he wrote. Those numbers are made even worse when you delve into the costs Booker shouldered in its attempts to bring the mine into production. Apart from the $10-million cost of the environmental assessment process itself, Tornquist says the company has spent “in excess of $30 million since it began to develop the Morrison property.” Even without knowing which mines were on Clark’s list of eight, Coleman’s rejection of a company that had provided evidence it had addressed every concern raised by federal and provincial regulators, just doesn’t make sense. Why string a corporation along playing a very expensive game of hammer-the-peg, if the government intended all along to overrule its expert assessors? By “expensive,” I mean for taxpayers as well as the company because if Coleman’s decision is allowed to stand, the thousands of man-hours

spent by provincial and federal regulators to ensure Booker’s operational compliance will have been wasted. Could the B.C. Liberals be that desperate for every last “green” vote? If that is what’s afoot, how many miningrelated voters still hoping for an as-promised “businesssavvy” government just threw up their hands in disgust? A two-page company news release dated Feb. 6, (see pacificbooker.com) outlines

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - North Shore News - A9

RCMP seek witnesses to deadly accident

Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

NORTH Vancouver RCMP are pleading for witnesses to come forward and help close off an investigation after a young man was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing the street Feb. 9.

Alexander “A.J.” Ferguson, a 22-year-old Squamish Nation member, was crossing Forbes Avenue at First Street around 6:15 p.m. when he was hit by a driver headed northbound on Forbes. Paramedics rushed Ferguson to Lions Gate Hospital where he was pronounced dead. “As far as the investigation into the collision goes, we do not believe alcohol is a factor on the

driver’s part. Distracted driving and speed are still under investigation as possible contributing factors to the collision,” said Cpl. Doug Trousdell, spokesman for the North Vancouver RCMP. “We’re interested in witnesses. We believe there are people who actually would have seen the collision, but we’re looking for those people to come forward.” Investigators say the dark clothes Ferguson was wearing at the time may have been a factor. There are no records of other pedestrians being hit at that intersection, Trousdell said, however it is an unmarked crossing and vehicles tend to drive fast coming up Forbes. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Const. Jana Jardine at 604-2904558.

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to fish and fish habitat with the successful implementation of mitigation measures and conditions.” I first heard about Booker’s decade-long efforts to gain federal-provincial approvals for its project early last November — 13 months after the B.C. Liberals handed $30 million to Boss Power Corporation on the courthouse steps. That settlement was to compensate the corporation after the government abruptly implemented a province-wide ban on uranium mining, which included the Boss operation south of Kelowna. Was the money, estimated to be $21 million more than the corporation had invested in “sunk costs” prior to the ban, an attempt to avoid the embarrassment of large-print

headlines revealing the government’s political interference with the authority of the chief inspector of mines? Are we headed for a similar costly experience with Booker’s Morrison Lake project, or will Mayor McGuire’s hopes be rewarded? “Many people recognize the time, effort and money (the company) has spent on this project over the past several years,” she said. “We are cautiously optimistic additional effort will be made by Pacific Booker in an attempt to convince government ministries to re-visit their decision.” Could anyone have predicted those efforts would include taking the province to court? One thing is certain about these 12 years of B.C. Liberal governments — the legal profession must think it’s died and gone to heaven. rimco@shaw.ca

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UPCOMING changes to B.C. liquor laws could mean good things brewing for at least one North Vancouver beer maker. The new laws make it easier for bars, breweries and caterers to apply for liquor licences for special events. Breweries will be able to offer mugs of beer in their own on-site lounge, as well as having partnerships with as many as three establishments that pour their brew. Distillers will receive a tax break if they use 100 per cent B.C. ingredients. The changes are set to come into effect March 1. After opening its doors just off Dollarton Highway last summer, Bridge Brewing Company is planning to take advantage of the new laws, according to founder Jason Stratton. “Out of our sampling or tasting room, previously we could only sell up to 375 millilitres of beer, which really is not even a pint or a full glass,” Stratton says, discussing the company’s signature pale ale. “With the new changes we’re able to apply to be essentially a liquor primary — which means we can serve more than one glass of beer and can actually also serve wine or other liquors.” Becoming a liquor-primary establishment will require approval from the District of North Vancouver. Located in an office/industrial park, Stratton said the new laws could allow Bridge Brewing to expand beyond its 1,000 square feet of floor space. “Another thing that it potentially allows us to do is have a picnic area or an outdoor patio area,” he said. “With these new licences we can actually be a destination for people to ride their bikes to in the summer and sit on our picnic area and have a beer out in the sun.” The company could also apply for permits to bring their seasonal brew to parties, corporate events or weddings, Stratton said. While Bridge Brewing doesn’t make hard alcohol, Stratton said the new laws may make distilleries a profitable business in the future. “If you’re making distilled alcohol, whiskey or vodka, and use all B.C. ingredients it’s hugely favourable,” he said. “I think there’s going to be a rush into that market. The margins have been the issue (preventing) businesses from getting involved in distilling. Being tax free, that’s the largest single cost of producing liquor, and having that not there is a huge advantage to the distilleries.”

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PROPERTY crimes plunged while violent crimes increased slightly in the District of West Vancouver in 2012. The West Vancouver Police Department recorded 1,190 incidents of property crime in 2012, a 22 per cent drop when measured against the five-year average. Shoplifting and mischief were the two most common types of property crime, accounting for nearly 40 per cent of all non-violent theft. Shoplifting rose 13 per cent over the five-year average in 2012 with police arresting 243 customers looking for a fivefinger discount. Most shoplifters were between the ages of 38 and 47. There were also 154 incidents of theft from auto and 121 incidents of fraud. While property crime dripped, slight increases were reported in both violent crimes and drug offences. The district recorded 309 incidents of violent crime in 2012, marking an increase from the five-year average of 298. Some of that increase is due to a 42 per cent increase in violent thefts, with 17 robberies recorded in 2012. WVPD also reported 75 incidents of uttering threats, an increase of 19 per cent over the five-year average. Physical force was used in 85 per cent of assault cases, with handguns used in one per cent of incidents. WVPD recorded 179 drug offences in 2012, a six per cent bump compared with the five-year average of 170. In 87 per cent of cases, the suspects were in possession of cannabis. In fewer than six per cent of cases, suspects were charged with trafficking or production. Motor vehicle incidents plunged by 15 per cent, but there were higher rates of both fatalities and injuries. Calls for service fell by more than 500 from the five-year average of 15,241 to 14,705 in 2012.

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City Park Work Party: All are welcome to help remove invasive plants Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-noon in upper Heywood Park at 21st Street and Hamilton Avenue, North Vancouver. Refreshments, tools and gloves will be provided. Rain or shine, but not snow or ice. Info: 604689-0766, ext. 23, slevy@ evergreen.ca or evergreen.ca.

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Barb Lunter TODAY is the first day of the BC Home & Garden Show and this year promises to be one of the best years for star power on the HGTV Main Stage. Look for celebrity contractors such as HGTV’s Decked Out show host Paul Lafrance and Bryan Baeumler

of Leave It To Bryan to be showcasing their new TV shows for the upcoming season. Real-estate specialists Philip DuMoulin and Sarah Daniels will also be there along with Interior Designers Jennifer Scott and Megan Barnes. If you plan to go as a family there is plenty to do with the kids. On Feb. 21 from noon to 5 p.m. the show will offer its first annual Family Day. Events include face painting and easy art projects. Mom and Dad can enjoy cooking and gardening ideas while the kids enjoy the latest fashion trends. Look for a Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, February 23 at 2 p.m. on the HGTV Main Stage. This is a fashion show sponsored by our very own Park Royal Shopping Centre, featuring models and dancers hitting the runway in this season’s top trends. Get there early to enjoy coveted

gift bags and a $250 shopping spree giveaway. Other venues include “Doors of the World” in which entryways are put in the spotlight. Vancouver’s up-and-coming design talents create beautiful ways to spruce up your entryway with ideas ranging from landscaping and innovative design elements. Greenery goes global with “Around the World in Eight Gardens.” Eight lush landscapes are featured from around the world in more than 7,000 square feet. Backyards will never be the same with the latest in exotic blooms and chic outdoor furnishings. You are guaranteed to come home with more than just a few ideas for your backyard oasis this year. The Winter Blooms Flower Market will be bursting with this spring’s fresh cut flowers straight from the growers and back by popular demand is the m(art)ket showcasing up and

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coming artists complete with affordable artwork with a style and size to suit all budgets and tastes. Lastly, be sure to visit this year’s Smart Renovation Dream Home. Put those renovation anxieties aside and step into the world of smart renovations. Energy Star appliances and cost-efficient lighting ideas will dazzle you and inspire your current or future renovation. And when your feet have had enough you can head over to the BC Home & Garden Lounge to relax and take a well-deserved break. The 42nd annual BC Home & Garden Show runs Feb. 2024 at BC Place Stadium.

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Walk in the Rainforest — The Wakening Forest: A program for adults to look for signs of forest plants waking up and discover how to identify plants in the winter time Sunday, Feb. 24, 1-2:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604-990-3755. EarthWorks: Biologist and author Dick Cannings will give a presentation on the status of Canada’s birds and climate change Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. at Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre, 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Free. Walk in the Rainforest — Nature Photography: A program for adults that will focus on composition and technical aspects of nature photos Saturday, March 2, 1-2:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Photographer Mike Wakefield will present a classroom discussion followed by a short outdoor shoot. Bring an SLR or digital camera. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604990-3755. Invasive Plant Management Workshop: The community is invited to provide input and be part of a discussion on strategy to deal with invasive plants

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Todd Major THE latest trend in the hundred mile diet has chefs at upscale restaurants growing herbs on rooftop gardens to feed customers fresh produce. So why shouldn’t everyone grow herbs at home? To some people this may seem like a daunting task. Where should I grow herbs? What do I need to get started? Which herbs will grow in my garden? What about insect pests? Wait, stay calm. Let’s go slow and not talk ourselves out of anything before we even get started. Herbs are among the easiest plants in the world

to grow primarily due to their geographic origin from regions of the world that have dry climates and lean soils, making most herbs tough, drought tolerant with low nutrient requirements. Herbs such as rosemary, various thymes, lemon balm, pineapple sage, several mint species and many others can be easily grown in average garden soil at home with little care. Most herbs will also grow well in containers much easier than most veggies, which require deeper soil and high levels of soil fertility. Herbs also live for several years compared to veggies, which generally live one year. There are real benefits in growing your own herbs at home. Freshness is No. 1. If store-bought freshness is good enough for you, there’s always the realization of “you are what you eat” that comes home profoundly when we consider the problems with modern industrial farming methods. Do you like pesticides with your herbs? Me neither and when I grow herbs at home I have no worries about what’s in or on my herbs. If that’s not enough

to change your mind how about cost? It is so cheap to grow herbs at home, it costs pennies to produce rosemary, thyme, sage and many other herbs at home with the added benefit of not having to run down to the store to pick up some herbs you may be missing for a recipe or a special dinner with friends. For the beginner, I always suggest starting small to build confidence. Try growing just one of your favourite herbs in the garden. Take rosemary, for example, which is easy to grow, forgiving in its requirements while constantly providing fresh clips to serve with dinner. Rosemary needs drainage that can be provided by digging deep into the soil to prepare the soil with some reasonable but not necessarily rich soil that drains easily. Don’t go crazy adding amendments. In fact, avoid them. If you think you need to improve your drainage, then add some angular sand (concrete sand) or crushed gravel and mix it with the topsoil. Rosemary likes heat so plant it near or against the house on the south or west side. Do not fertilize rosemary ever. Just water it during the summer drought

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ROSEMARY grown against the south or west side of the house can provide a yearround source of fresh herbs for the kitchen. and don’t water it at any other time of year. For those people who live in apartments or condos, container gardening is the ideal way to grow herbs and even a few veggies. Start simply with one or two herbs in pots on the deck or patio. Herbs are generally easier to grow in containers than veggies because herbs prefer drought, tolerate being root bound like life in a pot provides and they require no chemical fertilizer to grow healthy. Choose a larger container rather than a small container to avoid outgrowing the container too quickly and to lessen watering demands in summer. Do not add any chards, foam chips, rocks or any other garbage to the bottom of the pot; it is

simply unnecessary. Just fill the container with soil to the bottom of the pot and plant your herb of choice. Most herbs prefer bright sunshine and some warmth to grow well but several species are tolerant of the partial shade founds on north facing balconies. Specialty herbs like dill, fennel and lovage grow as large as two metres tall and therefore require sufficient space in the garden to develop properly, making them less likely to be grown easily on a balcony in a pot or in a small garden. Larger herbs like bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) and California bay (Umbellularia californica), collectively and commonly known in cooking circles as bay leaves, can grow as large as 15 metres tall. But

both of those bay trees can be grown in pots for several years before they become too big to handle. And both bay trees can be grown in open ground in the garden as long as they have good drainage, protection from winter winds, no chemical fertilizer and lots of direct sunshine. Both bay trees would probably survive longer without suffering frost damage in areas below Highway 1. Give herb growing at home a try and enjoy some fresh clips for dinner. Todd Major is a journeyman horticulturist and chief horticulture instructor at the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. For advice, contact him at stmajor@shaw. ca.


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Demystify five phases of design, construction

Building by Design Kevin Vallely

TO recognize the value in a service, one needs to understand what it provides.

We all have a pretty strong sense what an electrician, a dentist or a mechanic will provide but when considering the services of a design professional things often get blurry. The design professional is often seen as the dreamer and the romantic, the individual happily nested in the clouds oblivious to the prosaic workings of the world below but when this design professional happens to be in the construction business, an industry with two feet firmly on the ground, confusion can set in. Most homeowners wanting to renovate their home or build a new one recognize that a designer or architect is an important part of the process but they often don’t fully understand what role they play in it. Speaking in the broadest of terms it’s the job of the designer or architect to take the dreams of a homeowner and transform them into a design that realizes these aspirations while incorporating the ideas and inspirations of the designer as well — drawn from training and experience — to create something that meets or exceeds the homeowner’s expectation, all in a timely manner, within a predetermined budget. The job is one part artist, one part technical expert and one part

project manager. The design and construction of a home, renovated or new, is divided into five distinct phases: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Bidding and Negotiation and Contract Administration. Schematic Design is the blurry start of the process. This is the time when the design professional obtains whatever they can from the client to help shape the dream. Inspiring images and a detailed wish-list are very important to this end but so too is an understanding of the personality of the specific client. Questions need to be asked and behaviours need to be observed. Are the clients organized by nature or should the architecture assist to this end? Are they private people or entertainers, artists or athletes? Getting in tune with the more subtle habits of the client is very important early on in the process and can play an important role in shaping the design. Once the information is collected, the designing begins. Like a sculptor making their first stabs with a chisel, the designer begins to explore the larger ideas of overall form and relationship without fretting the details. There’s little point in worrying about where to put the door bell if you haven’t decided where to put the front door. By the end of Schematic Design the project will have a direction, an overall concept, a parti. Like the names of the two homes I have under construction at the moment — the Butterfly House and the Cliffhanger residence— that special something in the spirit of the design will have been captured and recognized. The homeowner can expect rough floor plans, sketchy elevations and a loose 3-D building form. The wish list will have been addressed in addition to other dynamics such as building location, sun

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orientation and zoning. One will have a sense on what the home will look like but won’t feel inhibited to make changes. If the design concept is met with approval the architect will then move forward into Design Development. This next stage is exactly as it sounds, taking the Schematic Design and developing it further. The designer or architect now begins to shape in detail the different components of the building. A structural engineer will have been brought in by this point and their input will begin to inform the design. Schematic sketches will have made it into computer-aided design and the design will continue as the magnification of focus brings a change in perspective. By the end of the Design Development the homeowner can expect a legible set of plans and elevations with an accompanying 3D model (real or virtual). The homeowner will have a very clear idea as to what their finished home will look like and, when ready, will give the go ahead to move into Construction Documentation. The Construction Documentation phase sees the designer or architect transform the artistic concepts generated in Schematic Design and Design Development phases into a set of technical construction documents that can be submitted for a building permit and used by a builder to construct the home. The original design strategies and planning concepts are put to the test as they are detailed with an eye to their technical integrity. New issues will come to light, as details are resolved and ideas tweaked. It’s essential that the designer not loose sight of the original design concept through this process as there’s always a tendency to be pulled off track by the onslaught of technical considerations. The soaring roof of the Butterfly House will still need to be soaring at the end of this

process. An active dialogue between the designer and the engineer will be going on throughout the construction documentation as the final structural design is completed. A lean set of construction documents for a home will include dimensioned site plan and floor plans, elevations, sections and large-scale construction details — and any other information required by the local building authority. A more detailed set will also contain reflected ceiling plans (to clarify ceiling shape and form and to locate lights and other ceiling elements), millwork drawings (detailed drawings of built-in cabinetry), interior elevations, specifications and finish schedules. Once the construction documents are submitted for building permit, the process moves into the Bidding and Negotiation phase. For residential projects builders rarely commit to a fixed fee for a project, preferring instead to work to a cost-plus arrangement. A builder will submit an estimated cost to complete the project and will add on a management fee for their work — the fee running typically somewhere between 10 and 15 per cent of the total construction cost. This is always an area for negotiation and I will often ask for the management fee to be fixed to offset the perception that it would be profitable for the builder to have the overall budget creep higher. During the Bidding and Negotiation phase the design professional will answer questions and clarify details to help facilitate the homeowner in their selection. Once a contract has been awarded the building process enters the Contract Administration Phase. During this phase the designer or architect will make routine visits to the construction site to ensure the general

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CONSTRUCTION details may feature in design drawings like this one of an eave bracket. conformance of work with the contract documents. They will review and process claims for payment from the builder and will certify that payment reflects work done. They will be available to respond to questions as they occur and will issue site instructions as required. As the project nears completion the design professional will carry out a substantial performance review and issue a Substantial Performance Certificate. The final certificate of payment is issued upon the completion of all deficiency work by the builder. A 12-month warranty review is typically carried out

by the designer or architect one year after the date of substantial completion. Understanding how a designer or architect fits into building process is a critical first step for the homeowner embarking on the construction of a large-scale renovation or new home. Recognizing the five phases of design and construction takes the mystery out of the process and provides the homeowner with clearer expectations as to what to expect from their design professional. Kevin Vallely is a residential designer in North Vancouver. His website is www.vallely.ca.

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GardenSmart Workshop — Backyard Seed Saving: An introduction to seed pollination, processing, saving and storage Saturday, March 2, 1:30-3 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604990-3755. For details, visit the

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are welcome to help remove invasive plants Sunday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Lynnmouth Park, North Vancouver. Meet Dana in the MEC Community Room if you are interested. Free Eco-Tours: Study the rich heritage and unique natural resources of the West Coast. These walking tours, some available in Mandarin, are designed to educate and promote healthy living. Explore your own backyard with Joseph Lin. Info: 604-3278693 or greenclub.bc.ca. Capilano Garden Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Canyon Heights Christian Assembly, 4840 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver. New members welcome. Guests: $5. Info: 604-980-4964. Capilano Flower Arranging Club meets the second Wednesday of each month (except July and August), 7:30 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. They have demonstrations, guest speakers and workshops. New members and guests welcome. Info: Donna, 604-986-9360 or Heather, 604-987-5382. Deep Cove Garden Club meets the fourth Thursday of each month (except July, August and December) from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Multicultural Seniors’ Room at Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Meetings include speakers, workshops and field trips. Info: Elaine, 604-9292928 or Chris, 604-924-1628. The Upper Lonsdale Garden Club meets every second Thursday of the month, 7:309:30 p.m. in the basement of St. Martin’s Anglican Church, 195 East Windsor Rd., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Dianne, 604980-3025 or dkkennedy@shaw. ca. West Coast Bonsai Society welcomes new members who are interested in the art of miniature trees. Meetings are every third Wednesday of the month, February through November, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-922-6608. West Vancouver Garden Club meets the first Wednesday of every month from September to July with the exception of January, 7:30 p.m. at St. David’s United Church, 1525 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Coffee and guest speakers. New members and guests welcome. Cost: $25 per year or $35 for a couple, drop-in, $5. Info: westvangardenclub. com. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your North Shore non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@nsnews.com. To post to our online listings, go to nsnews. com scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.


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PARENTING

What to do if your kid just won’t budge Offering a choice gives child a sense of control and autonomy

Parenting Today

Kathy Lynn

HAVING a stubborn child can be a real challenge. How can you ever get her to change her mind? The good news is that she will not be a compliant teen. She will do what she believes is right and not follow the crowd. Think of her not as stubborn but as persistent. Now, you have a child who sticks to her guns and will work on something until she is successful. You have changed this maddening characteristic into something positive. But, you still need to

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STUBBORN kids are often adamant about what is right or wrong and will not budge once having taken a stand.

handle it with her. I believe that offering kids choices is always a good idea. It gives them a sense of control and autonomy and because you have offered the choices and whichever they select will be acceptable to you. With stubborn kids it is particularly effective. When you give them a choice to make, taking a stand and saying, “no way” just isn’t one of their available choices. So instead of telling her to take out the garbage, you offer a choice. “The garbage needs to be put out. Do you want to do it now or after dinner?” Involve her in making decisions. Ask her opinion so she can feel some ownership of the plan. Soccer season is coming up so ask her what she thinks might be the best way to organize all the soccer gear. Stubborn kids (oops, persistent) are often adamant about what is right and what is wrong and once they have taken a stand they will not budge. Their world is black or white, right or wrong,

fair or unfair. There is no middle way. Getting into an argument with them is simply a waste of time and energy. Instead, listen carefully, ask them why they believe what they do and accept their explanations respectfully. Then you can tell them what you believe and why. So you will agree to disagree. However, this is where you need to use a “however” statement. “I know you believe that kids should not need to do homework, however it is your reality and you need to get to it.” Family rules are very important with these kids. The clearer the rules, the less space there is for argument. Keep the rules simple and post them in a public space in the house. When the boundaries are clear and she knows exactly what is expected of her she’ll be less likely to question daily expectations. In the same way, precise routines are a good idea. You can let her help with the decisions about the routines and present some choices. But once that has happened, expect that she will follow the family expectations. When the expectations See Be Clear page 22


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are a habit, you get fewer arguments. When you ask her to do something make it abundantly clear. When we use phrases such as, “Why don’t you…” “Would you like to…” or “Don’t you think it’s time to…” you are asking for an argument. Instead, say, “It’s now time to get ready for bed. Please get your pyjamas on now.” When you have a persistent child, likely one of her parents is the same way. One set of grandparents is quietly smiling to themselves watching their son or daughter have to deal with the same stubborn behaviours they handled when their child was young. If that’s the case, talk to the grandparents about their experiences raising a stubborn child. They may have some great tips for you or at the very least the reassurance that the child (who may be you) turned out just fine. Kathy Lynn is a professional speaker and author of Who’s In Charge Anyway? and But Nobody Told Me I’d Ever Have to Leave Home. If you want to read more, sign up for her informational newsletter at parentingtoday.ca.

Black history in pictures n Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole (Scholastic, 2012) $19 n The Granddaughter Necklace by Sharon Dennis Wyeth, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline (Arthur A. Levine, 32 pages) $19

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FEBRUARY is Black History Month and has been proclaimed as such by both the City and District of North Vancouver.

Canada Post has even issued a stamp featuring Joe Fortes, the black lifeguard at English Bay who has been credited with saving many lives and teaching hundreds of children to swim. On the North Shore, Harry Jerome is remembered for his amazing athletic feats. Two picture books that deal with black history and culture are Unspoken and The Granddaughter Necklace. Henry Cole, author of Unspoken, says in a note at

the back of his book that he wanted to create a book that was evocative of the Civil War era because he lives in an area where some skirmishes occurred. He also wanted to make the book a wordless one because of the unspoken communication that occurs between the two main characters. These characters are a little girl who lives on a farm which indicates its sympathy to slaves by hanging a freedom quilt over the fence and a slave attempting to escape northward to freedom. Graphite illustrations on a cream background chronicle the action and follow the girl as she secretly feeds a

runaway she discovers hiding in the barn. It is clear she is well aware of the dangers of helping — at the beginning of the story she cuddles her cat anxiously as she gazes at a passing group of Confederate soldiers and later she peers out from a hiding place at the bounty hunters who are showing the family a poster offering a reward for the capture of an escaped slave. The slave manages to evade the hunters leaving behind a corn husk doll as a thank you. The reader can hope that the girl’s brave actions have helped him on his way to freedom. This is a powerful tale of compassion and strength of character and is all the more effective for being told visually. The Granddaughter Necklace is a tale of family history focussing on a necklace that is passed down from mother to daughter through many generations. The author explains in her notes that she has been collecting family stories since childhood and that she has traced her See Family page 24


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The Salmon People: An official unveiling of a mural followed by First Nations storytelling will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Capilano Library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Info: nvdpl. ca. Academic Toolbox Speaker Series: St. Alcuin College will present Taylor Loren of HootSuite University as she discusses Educating with Social Media Thursday, Feb. 21, 7-8:30 p.m. at 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Fee: $10. Info: stalcuincollege.com. Introduction to Online Mutual Fund Filters: Discover online tools that help you generate fund reports tailored to your specific requirements Thursday, Feb. 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. No registration required. Info: nvdpl.ca. SWAN (Successful Women Always Network) Networking Meeting: All North Shore business women are invited to a breakfast meeting Thursday,

Technology Class: An introduction to e-books and e-readers Thursday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. Friends of the Library Book Sale Fundraiser: The Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library will host a sale Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Feb. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd. A huge variety of books and audio visual materials will be available ranging from .50 cents to $2. On Sunday everything will be half price and a bag of books will sell for $3 and a box for $6. Info: nvdpl.ca/about/friends. One-on-One Computer Assistance: Sign up for 30 minutes of personalized help with the Internet, email, word processing, social media or an ereader Friday, Feb. 22, 1:30-4 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. Info: nvdpl.ca. Job’s Daughters, a leadership organization for young women between the ages of 10 and 20, is having an open house

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Bargain books NOAH Sim and Rhiann Leung sort through the hundreds of books that will be sold this weekend at Lynn Valley Main Library. Shoppers will find a variety of books and audio visual materials at prices ranging from 50 cents to $2. The sale is hosted by the Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library and runs Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. On Sunday everything is half price. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m. at the North Vancouver Masonic Hall, 1142 Lonsdale Ave. Info and events: bcjd.org or nikki. gardiner@hotmail.com. Matinees: Celebrate Oscar winners Saturdays, 2:30-5 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memo-

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28, May 12 and 26, 1:15-2:15 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Pitch-In BC: Registration is now open to get involved with this year’s campaign to pick up litter in the community from April 21 to 27. Registration:

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Thursdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m. for pre-walkers and 11-11:30 a.m. for walkers up to 23 months, at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Free drop-in. Info: westvanlibrary.ca or 604-925-7408.

From page 18 mothers 24 years old and under, Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver.

Gleneagles Family Storytime: A free drop-in program of puppetry, songs and stories, Thursdays, 10-10:30 a.m. at Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary. ca.

Baby Storytime: Free dropin for children ages two and younger, Thursdays, 10:1510:45 a.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca.

Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir invites kids ages five to 18 to their new season. Rehearsals take place Thursdays, 5-6:20 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Info: Gerald van Wyck, music

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StoryTales: Free drop-in storytime for children ages three to five, Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Registration is not required. Info: nvdpl.ca/children.

St. Andrew’s United Church Choirs: Angelic Voices, (ages five-eight) Thursdays, 5-5:45 p.m.; and Saintly Singers (ages nine-16), Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., at the church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-0408 orst-andrewsunited.ca.

BabyTales: Free drop-in storytime for newborns to 24 months, Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration is not required. Info: nvdpl.ca/ children.

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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE

Burritos are easy to make Diners delight in Comox

Romancing the Stove Angela Shellard

MEXICAN food is a North American favourite, and it’s no wonder.

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The flavours are spicy and warming, and kids love it because there’s usually good stuff like cheese, salsa and ground beef in there somewhere. Here’s a Mexican meal that’s quick enough to prepare on-the-fly for a midweek dinner (the dessert needs a bit of time to chill so make it before you start preparing the rest of the meal). Most of the ingredients are pantry staples or easy to find during a 15-minute blitz of the supermarket. Enjoy your minifiesta. Buen provecho!

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Beef & Salsa Burritos 1 pound lean ground beef 1 Tbsp chili powder ½ tsp ground cumin 1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1 cup chunky salsa 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 medium flour tortillas ½ cup sour cream

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BURRITOS are a popular dish that features beef, veggies and salsa wrapped in a tortilla and drizzled with cheese.

In a large nonstick skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until there isn’t any pink, stirring occasionally. Pour off the fat. Add the chili powder and cumin; stir in the salsa and spinach and heat through. Remove from heat and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Stir in the cheese. Warm the tortillas (one at a time as you assemble burritos) for 10 to 15 seconds in the microwave until pliable. Spoon one-half cup of the beef mixture into the centre of each tortilla. Spoon a little sour cream over top of the beef. Fold the bottom edge of the tortilla up over the filling, then fold the sides into the centre, overlapping the edges to

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‘Land of plenty’ has a lot to offer this winter From page 25

“Komoux,” or “Land of Plenty.” This is the fourth year for Dine Around, and this year 22 Comox Valley restaurants will partake in the annual event by creating three-course prix fixe meals, each available to diners for $17, $27 or $37. For our preview, we did it differently: four courses at four different restaurants, beginning at Avenue Bistro in Comox. Executive chef Aaron Rail moved to the valley from Victoria five years ago because he liked the ratio of good ingredients to eateries. “There are more than 400 farms and just a couple dozen restaurants,” he said. It provides quite a palette for a chef to work with, even at this time of year. “This is the best time of year for local oysters, crab, shrimp. We have local chicken and pork . . . there’s venison, beef, bison; and we can get sprouts, microgreens, and nuts. . . .” The list of winter ingredients is surprisingly long. We started with fresh-shucked Comox oysters; one house-smoked and drizzled with maple vinegar, the other served simply with the house mignonette. A silky parsnip-apple soup was spiked with crispy fried onions and drizzled with a hint of truffle oil, and “Winter’s Last Kiss” salad was a refreshing mix of frisée and citrus fruits, with a sweet touch of local yogurt.

Each course was paired with wines from B.C., including a light Gewurztraminer from the valley alongside the salad. At Locals Restaurant (where the entire concept is based on ingredients from the surrounding valley) we sampled more starters, including an elegant salad of organic spinach stacked with microgreens, hot chili-roasted pecans, blood orange and sherry vinaigrette. A chicken and vegetable roll was a standout, full of fresh flavours thanks to ginger, garlic and Asian five spice in a rice paper wrapper. We moved on to main courses at Martine’s Bistro, including a hearty cassoulet made with duck confit and braised pork belly; a tender bacon-wrapped filet mignon; sesame-crusted tuna; and chicken curry fettucine. We finished with dessert at The Prime Chophouse and Wine Bar in Courtenay, a duo that included crème brulée and a luscious bread pudding. A Dine Around trip can be rounded out with a visit to one of Canada’s only whiskey distilleries, Shelter Point Distillery, or a local winery; and with several hotels and bed and breakfasts offering special accommodation rates, Dine Around the Comox Valley makes a great excuse for a getaway. For more information about the restaurants and accommodations participating in this year’s Dine Around Comox Valley, visit comoxvalleydinearound.com. Follow on

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Dan and Maxine Lemieux Dan and Maxine Lemieux will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 21. They were married in Brandon, MB, (seen in the photo at left) in a double ceremony with Maxine’s identical twin sister Norine and her husband Don Barber. A recent photo of the couple (above) shows them at a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal ceremony where Dan was a recipient. Family and friends wish them all the best on their anniversary.

Shane Robinson and Kimberly Worthington Janie and Rich Robinson are delighted to announce the engagement of their son Shane Robinson to Kimberly Worthington, daughter of Mark and Karen Smith of Ladner. The wedding is scheduled to take place Sept. 28.

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Big guns galore as Pack begins playoffs Andy Prest aprest@nsnews.com

THERE’LL be a lot of firepower on the ice when the North Van Wolf Pack takes on the Delta Ice Hawks in their opening round series in the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs starting this week.

how far the Blues go at this weekend’s provincial championship tournament which starts tomorrow at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. “That’s just cool, right?” men’s coach Nathan Bennett said of seeing the same last name on top of the stats page in the two different leagues. “You can’t script that stuff.” Women’s head coach Cal Wohlford

The Pack finished third in the league’s Tom Shaw conference this season, earning a best-of-seven date with the second-place Ice Hawks. The action started last night in Delta following North Shore News deadline and will now come to North Van for Games 2 and 3 this Friday and Saturday at Harry Jerome Arena. The series features a battle between two of the top lines in the entire league. The Ice Hawks feature a top unit that includes Mak Barden, the league leader in points with 72 in 44 games, along with Aaron Merrick and Anthony Brito who finished first and second in the league in goals scored. “Merrick can shoot the puck, he can hurt you,” said North Van head coach Matt Samson while sizing up the Delta roster before the series began. “Brito is a big body, goes to the net, can shoot the puck hard. And then you’ve got Barden who’s just really fast, sets up guys and he can bury it too. You’re looking at three of the most dangerous guys in the league up front, no question.” The Pack will counter with their own power trio that includes Spencer Quon, Marcus Houck and Quin Buckellew who all ended the season ranked top-10 in the league in points. Quon’s total of 65 points in 43 games set a new club record and placed him behind only Barden in the league. “We counter with three of the top guys in the league as well,” said Samson. “It’s a good matchup for sure.” The teams met six times in the regular season with Delta scoring four wins, including a 6-1 victory at Harry Jerome Arena to end the regular season Saturday. That game, however, meant nothing in the standings and the Wolf Pack held out several of their top players. Samson said the Wolf Pack will basically forget all of their regular season results

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CAPILANO University’s Jacqueline Caverly, photo above, and her twin brother Dan, photo below, are leading their respective Pacwest leagues in digs. The Blues are off to the provincial championships this weekend. Scan this page with the Layar app for more photos and stats.

Blues twins really dig it NORTH SHORE SCORES VOLLEYBALL Pacwest Feb. 15-16 Women Capilano - 3 Douglas - 0 Douglas - 0 Capilano - 3 Men Capilano - 1 Douglas - 3 Douglas - 2 Capilano - 3

Caverly siblings lead with D as Cap heads to B.C. finals Andy Prest aprest@nsnews.com

TWINS Jacqueline and Dan Caverly inherited a love of volleyball from their parents, both of whom were avid players and coaches. They also inherited one other trait that has helped them become two of the best defensive volleyball players in the province. It’s not something you would normally equate with volleyball stardom. “My parents are both smaller, my dad is five-nine and my mom is five-three,” says Jacqueline. “Dan and I, throughout our high school and club careers, we were always the smaller kids. He managed to grow a bit at the end but we were always the smaller kids so we had to get by on playing defence. I think it’s showing now.” It certainly is showing. The two Coquitlam natives are now wrapping up their fourth years at Capilano University and are sharing an interesting distinction — both are No. 1 in their leagues in digs. Jacqueline is ahead by a long shot, her 424 digs topping the next highest total

by 99 heading into the final matches of the regular season last weekend. Dan isn’t quite as dominant with his 259 total digs but at 3.24 per game he’s the only male player to average more than three per game. “She’s always going to beat me,” says Dan. “Their rallies are longer — that’s my excuse.” Sibling stat comparing aside, the twins are both key players for their teams and will both play huge parts in deciding


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League’s top two scorers face off From page 29

NEWS photo Paul McGrath

JASON Hawkins, goalie Braden Krogfoss and Dylan Tuskey of the North Van Wolf Pack track the puck behind their net in a game against the North Delta Devils Feb. 13 at Harry Jerome Arena. The Pack won 4-3 in overtime. Scan this photo with the Layar app for more photos and video.

heading into the fresh start of the postseason. “You kind of throw everything out the window,” he said. “We know what we’re going to get when we face these guys and I think I know from our group what we’re going to give. We’ve definitely been one of the hottest teams down the stretch so I think we’re playing good hockey at the right time. I really think it’s going to be a good series.” The Pack won nine of their last 11 games to jump over the North Delta Devils to finish in third place. Their only two losses in that stretch, however, were to the Ice Hawks. “They’re a skilled team,” said Samson. “I think we have a little more depth up front with our forward group. At the back end they’ve got a pretty good goalie and defence group. They’re definitely a top team, they won 30 games for a reason. They’re a physical team, they’ve got some big bodies — but we can play that physical game as well. We’re looking forward to the challenge, we’ve just got to keep things simple, match them physically, move our feet and make sure we’re aware when those dangerous guys are out there because they’re a threat every time they’re on the ice for sure.” Games 2 and 3 of the series will take place Friday at 6:45 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Harry Jerome. If necessary, the teams will return to North Vancouver for Game 6 Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. “In a perfect world we’d have a chance to close out at home in Game 6,” said Samson, adding that he’s hoping North Shore hockey fans will come have a look as the Wolf Pack tries to advance past the first round for the first time in franchise history. “We really feed off of a good crowd so if people have been wanting or waiting to come to a game and see what it’s about there’s no better time than a playoff game.”

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Dan isn’t the focus of the team’s defence but he still leads a strong defensive crew that has three players — the other two are Alex Pappas and Ben Ricketts — in the top five in the league in digs per game average. “Dan’s calm, he’s able to react quick and he understands the game,” says Bennett. “There’s nine metres by nine metres on your side but there’s a hell of a lot of room up top and that’s where he likes to dig the ball and that helps us immensely. Often people panic, and as soon as you panic you tense up and then the ball will go into the stands or off to the side. But Dan’s really calm and collected, he does a good job on that.” Dan also has become a fearsome hitter in the Pacwest league, his 4.01 kills per game average ranking him second in the province. Bennett calls him the best back-row attacker in the league. In the final game of the regular season on Saturday the Blues upset the Douglas College Royals, the No. 1-ranked team in Canada, and Dan played a large role, blasting backrow spikes and coming up with a huge solo block in the dying moments of the match to secure a tough five-set win. Even with that offensive and defensive showing, coach Bennett said he still

thinks Dan could reach another gear as the Blues gun for a berth in the national championships this weekend. “I think everybody thinks they’ve seen all he can give but I’ve seen him now for a full season and there’s more in the tank from Dan and I’m hoping at provincials we’re able to see the real Dan Caverly.” The men, seeded fourth, face the fifth-seeded host COTR team in the quarterfinals Thursday and a win in that match would set up a semifinal on Friday against Douglas with a berth in the provincial final on the line. The game against Douglas would also be for a trip to the national championships as the Pacwest league has been awarded two berths to nationals, meaning both provincial finalists will go to the big show. On the women’s side the Blues are also hunting for one of two national championship berths. They are also seeded fourth and will take on Camosun College in the opening round. A win against Camosun Thursday would set up a semifinal showdown against the University of the Fraser Valley, the No. 1-ranked team in Canada. To follow the action visit pacwestbc.ca/volleyball2013/.

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THE Howe Sound senior boys basketball championships are in full swing with AAA action heating up and the AA league about to boil over.

On the AA side, the top-seeded Collingwood Cavaliers scored a big win on Monday night, knocking off Elphinstone to earn a berth in the championship final. The Cavaliers will now wait to see which of three remaining teams will move on to the final where they’ll need to knock off Collingwood twice to win the double-knockout tournament. On Tuesday night after North Shore News press deadline Seycove faced Howe Sound. The winner of that game will meet See Collingwood page 32

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Elphinstone tonight at 6 p.m. at Collingwood with a berth in the final on the line. The AA championship will be decided Thursday night and, if necessary, Friday night at Collingwood. On the AAA side the tournament’s first and second seeds will be in action Thursday night. Handsworth and Sentinel tied for the league lead in points during the regular season but Sentinel secured top spot due to a tiebreaking formula. That distinction earned the Spartans the right to host the championships and tomorrow night they’ll begin play with a game against either Sutherland or West Vancouver, who played each other in an elimination game Tuesday night following press deadline. Sentinel will take to their home floor at 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Handsworth, meanwhile, will meet Carson Graham Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s championship final. That game

starts at 6 p.m. at Sentinel. The tournament will culminate with the Howe Sound championship final Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and, if necessary, a final game Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Sentinel. ••• The North Shore Secondary Schools’ Athletics Association released the names of their basketball all-stars Tuesday. Here are some names to watch out for at this week’s senior boys AAA Howe Sound Championships: First all-stars: Armin Amini, Handsworth, guard, Grade 12; Jesse Burns, West Vancouver, post, grade 12; Adam Karmali, Handsworth, guard, Grade 11; Brayden Lenius, Carson Graham, forward, Grade 11; Mitchell Merilees, Sutherland, guard, Grade 12; Chase Ruttenberg, Sentinel, guard, Grade 12. Second all-stars: Braedan Fitzpatrick, Sentinel, guard, Grade 11; Luka Petkovic, Handsworth, guard, Grade 12; Austin Penrose, Sentinel, post, Grade 11; Daniel Servillon, Carson

Graham, guard, Grade 12; Graddy Zubaidi, Sutherland, guard, Grade 11. Honourable mentions: Aidan Milburn, Sentinel, guard, Grade 12; Kassim Shivji, Argyle, guard, Grade 12; Mitchell Wuttunee, Carson Graham, forward, Grade 12. Here are the all-stars from the North Shore premier girls: First all-stars: Robyn Aulin-Haynes, Argyle, post, Grade 11; Vanessa Botteselle, St. Thomas Aquinas, guard, Grade 11; Chelsea Dekleer, Argyle, guard, Grade 12; Abby Dixon, Handsworth, guard, Grade 12; Claire Elliott, Argyle, guard, Grade 12; Elisa Homer, Handsworth, guard, Grade 12. Second all-stars: Angela Clarke, St. Thomas Aquinas, post, Grade 11; Elizabeth Hamlin, Handsworth, forward, Grade 12; Shalayne Scott, Argyle, guard, Grade 11; Delaney Steel, Handsworth, forward, Grade 12; Sophie Swant, Argyle, forward, Grade 10; Kate Mockler, St. Thomas Aquinas, guard, Grade 11.


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- CELEBRATION OF LIFE Family and Friends are invited to celebrate the life of JOHN EDWARD CLARK May 13, 1942 - February 3, 2013 Please join us to remember and honour John, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC. February 23rd, 2013 from 2pm-5pm in the North Shore Ballroom.

BRENNER, Jean Parker

Jean Brenner (nee Crandall) was born in Moncton, N.B. on December 2, 1920 and passed away in North Vancouver on February 10, 2013. She is survived by her much loved husband of 40 years Alfred and her daughters Kathryn (Grant), Louise (Jim) and Judy (Al). Also survived by step-son Rick (Gale) and predeceased by step-son Don (Robin). She will be greatly missed by her cherished grandchildren Amy, Douglas, Heather, Ann, Blair, and Lianne and Megan, Erin, Michael (Griz), Christine and great granddaughter Sophie. She will be much missed by her extended family and lifelong friends. Mum’s loving, warm and generous nature remained unchanged until her death. A special thank you to Mum’s wonderful caregiver, Claudette, who brought so much joy to her life. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of B.C. or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. No service by request.

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Passed away peacefully in Vancouver. He adored his loving wife of 63 years, Mona van Ark, children Joan, Janet (Marc Goodman), and James (Anne), and grandchildren Lauren, Caren & Jamie Currie McDonald, Neil and Dayle Goodman, and Chloe Currie. Predeceased by his beloved parents James Arthur Currie and Ida Maude Johnson. His family will miss him dearly and cherish their individual and collective memories, especially of the cottage in Muskoka. He was respected, loved, and admired by all who knew him. Norman Currie was the President of the Milling and Baking Division of Maple Leaf Foods and a leading figure in the food industry in Canada for over 43 years. He received the Centennial Medal for his work with the Freedom from Hunger and Mysore Project. He served others through his Privy Council appointment as a Governor of the International Development Research Centre and through his lifelong commitment to volunteerism in his community and around the world. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Parkinson Society British Columbia. For those wishing to share a memory of Norman, please go to www.hollyburnfunerals.com

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DEWAR, Ian Adair February 5, 2013 Ian Adair Dewar, 59, passed away at home on February 5, 2013. Ian was born in Vancouver to Douglas and Patricia (Henderson) Dewar. He grew up in Vancouver, graduated from Magee Secondary School, traveled the world and studied variously until he became a Chartered Accountant. He loved his work. Ian married Dr. Jan McCaffrey in 1999, and lived in West Vancouver with sons Mac and Hale. He was devoted to his family. Through his illness, he took the name "Steely Resolve" which reflected his true grit and appreciation for his life in this world. Ian is survived by his spouse Jan, and sons Mac and Hale, his father Douglas and wife Looe, sister Kelly and her family, and brothers Robert and Peter. We are grateful for the kind attentions of Dr. Paul Sugar, and nurses Nolan, Brouria and Sheila. In lieu of flowers or donations, Ian asked you to consider becoming a stem cell donor so that others may survive leukemia. It is easy to do. Please visit onematch.ca to learn more.

GREENWOOD - Cheryl

It is with great sadness that we announce that Cheryl passed away suddenly with her family by her side on February 5th at the age of 67. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 45 years Kent, son Kent Jr., daughter Barbara, beloved granddaughter Amanda, brother David, sister Patricia and sister in-law JoAnn. Cheryl was a long time employee of Sears Capilano and will be miss by all who knew her. No service by request.

FRASER, Douglas 1929 - 2013

On February 14th, 2013, an incredible man moved on from this world. Doug is lovingly remembered by wife, Beverley; children: Jake (Martha) and Pat; step-children: Colette and Caroline (Mike); grandchildren: Alison (Karl), Brooke (Kevin), Erin, Ryan, Lyndsey, Sophie and Jacintha; and niece: Kathy. Doug lived a full, rewarding and actionpacked life overflowing with family, friends, many hobbies and a keen business sense. Born and raised on the North Shore, Doug spent the first 76 years of his life in the area before more recently moving to Qualicum Beach. The early part of his career was spent in the logging and trucking industries. Later he opened a small chainsaw business out of a garage on west 20th which quickly flourished and he moved the business to 207 Pemberton Ave where it expanding into renting, operating and selling cranes & other heavy equipment, as well as building boats. Doug was always on the go and loved boating, fishing, skiing, motorcycle racing, exploring and was an avid reader. Doug will be fondly remembered by friends and family. A memorial service will be held at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. on February 23rd, 2013 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lion’s Gate Hospital Foundation – Pallative Program or North Shore Hospice would be appreciated. For those wishing to share a memory of Doug, please go to www.hollyburnfunerals.com

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1929 - 2013 It is with sadness and shock that we announce the sudden passing of our father often referred to as Ted. Dad was a very fit 84 year old man who loved walking his dog Luke on many North Vancouver streets and trails. Dad was born in Wales and grew up in a quaint character filled town called Monmouth. He served in the British Army and was trained as a Medic. After Military Service he worked as an Orderly at St. Lawrence Hospital in Chepstow where he met his beloved wife Doris. They married in 1952 and later immigrated to Canada in 1953. Dad moved to Vancouver after reading a book by the great Cricketer Sir Donald Bradman who wrote, “Brocton Oval is the most beautiful Cricket Ground in the world!” Dad worked on IDH4 at VGH Hospital and was also an avid Cricketer. He enjoyed serving as a President of the Vancouver Mainland Cricket league. He also trained as a Professional Watchmaker and repaired many clocks and watches in the Vancouver region and surrounding areas. In his later years Dad enjoyed William Griffin Swimming Pool and socializing with the many people who frequented the facility. He was predeceased by his wife and is fondly remembered by his son Gwyn (June) and grandson Owen, and daughters Dorothy and Katherine. We would like to thank the staff of Lions Gate Hospital for the care they showed Dad during his brief stay there. When Dad passed he was in his garden walking his dog so he was in the midst of doing what he enjoyed. Thank you to all his friends and family for their care and support during this time. By request Dad will be cremated and his ashes will be spread by a gathering of family and friends at a later date.

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MERCER, Robert Gordon Sept. 11, 1928 - Dec. 22, 2012

Bob passed away on December 22, 2012 after a long struggle with COPD. He is survived by his best friend, loving partner and caregiver Jeanette Davis, brother Neil Mercer, sisters Johnny (Jack) Hossie and Lynne Cleland, sons Brian (Donna) Hamilton, Alan (Cathy) Hamilton, Michael Mercer, daughters Tammy and Michelle Mercer, Jeanette’s sons Ed and Dean (Jessica) Davis. Grandchildren Jackie & Nikole Davis, Tim (Vanessa) Hamilton, Shawna, Lexine & Jody Hamilton, Shelley (Chris) Leatherdale, Jaime (Jennifer) Hamilton, Cody Mercer, and 6 great grandchildren. Bob worked at BC Electric/BC Hydro for 40 years retiring at 55. He loved summers at Salt Spring Island, traveled to England, Portugal, North Africa, California and Costa Rica. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 2pm, Monday February 25th at North Lonsdale United Church, 3380 Lonsdale, North Vancouver BC. Donations can be made to Lions Gate hospital or the charity of your choice.

Phil, born in Rochester, NY, passed away suddenly in Powell River, age 46, a loving father, brother, life partner, and friend. He graduated from Carson Graham Secondary School and attended UVic from 1984 to 1987. He is survived by his four beautiful daughters Alexandra, Victoria, Olivia and Georgia, their mother Kimberley Murphy; his sister Rachel Peterson and nephew Connor Peterson, and missed by Lisa MacDougall, his soulmate and life partner. Phil worked in a variety of fields, and considered himself a Jack of all Trades. An active volunteer in various community theatre groups, Phil had a long time passion for the restoration of historic buildings, also history, both ancient and Civil War. A Celebration of Phil’s Life will be Saturday, March 2 at 1:30 pm, Patricia Theatre, Powell River. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Murphy Girls College Fund at First Credit Union for his daughters.

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GAUTHIER, Ann Helen (nee Senior)

August 4, 1965 - February 8, 2013

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our beloved Ann. She is survived by her loving daughter Angelina, Angelina's father Ronald Gauthier, her brother Mike Senior (Alice), sister Christine Kramer (Darren), nephews and nieces: Matthew, Brendan, Stephen, Conrad, Nathan, Adam, Anna, and Julia. She will also be remembered by family members Uncle John, Auntie Sheila, Auntie Dorothy, and cousins. She was predeceased by her loving parents, Frank and Lona Senior and her brother David Senior. Her partner Bruce Conner, Reggie Paull and her friends of the Squamish Nation community were compassionate and caring until the end and it was greatly appreciated. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 22nd at 11am at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 424 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to B.C. Children's Hospital. Ann was a kind, loving and generous person, who will be deeply missed.

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Early Childhood Education Basic & Post Basic Instructor Competency Program (ICP)

www.glaciermedia.ca/careers

Burial Plots

FOREST LAWN CEMETERY PLOT, Ascension section $7900 obo. Call 604-987-2948

EDUCATION

1-877- U 2 - LEARN (1- 877- 825- 3276)

PLACE YOUR WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENTS 24/7

2035

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

EMPLOYMENT

Congratulations on your Engagement

Business Management Accounting & Payroll Administrative Assistant Business Administration International Trade Legal Assistant Marketing & Sales Medical Office Assistant Sales Professional

Appliances

SNOW SHOES $150.00 Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th St. North Van. Open: Mon. to Sat. 10:00-4:00 Phone: (604) 987-5938

604-987-7330

Engagements

Sarah Topley & Ray Hughes

Antiques

Sales • Service • We buy

Veterinary Assistant Diploma

604-683-8850

Art & Collectibles

ILAC APPLIANCE & VACUUMS

Graduate in September

LOST KEYS and fob at bridgeman/interriver park. Feb 9th. Call 604.897.8181.

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DONATIONS NEEDED We need your support! Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th Street North Vancouver Phone: (604) 987-5938 Open: Mon.to Sat. 10:00-4:00 All proceeds go to the Lions Gate Hospital.

TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/ Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 32 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

2005

1890 EARLY American high back chair, excellent condition, $1300 obo. Call 604-984-7750

Why wait!

CASH REWARD! Lost Gold Ear Ring (hollow ball on hook) Fri, Feb 15th north side 1500 block Marine Dr, West Van. 604723-6564 ckimpton@gmail.com

1010

Education

FOODSAFE 1 Day Courses #1 in BC • $62 • 604-272-7213 www.advance-education.com

Lost & Found

FOUND RING, W 1st & Pemberton in front of dance school, Feb 15. Call to identify 604-985-8459

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1410

2015

EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON for a progressive auto/ industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits and RRSP bonuses plus moving allowances. Our 26,000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours N.E. of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com. Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: hr@sapphireinc.net. JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN res/comm. NS/VAN. Basic tools. Fax resume 604 987-4803 www.coastmountainelectric.com PUT POWER INTO your career! As a Fairview Power Engineer. On-campus boiler lab. 4th ClassPart A 3rd Class. Affordable residences. GPRC Fairview Campus. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to: hr@pyramidcorporation.com or fax 780-955-HIRE.

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Work Wanted

MY SISTER in the Phillipines exp’d & hardworking looking for job to look after kids or seniors. Ready to work 18 mths. Small salary is ok. Lyn 604-526-3350


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For Sale Miscellaneous

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper 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

2070

2118

2120

Sports Equipment

2075

Furniture

2010 GEO E-Cycle, ok in bike lanes, DC motor, storage & safety pkg, 48 Volt recharge battery. Valued at $1,899, selling for $1,199 obo. 604-990-7703

MOVING MUST SELL, 5 seater sectional sofa with pull out bed, very good cond $350 obo. Coffee &2 side tables $50. 604-329-3857 TRUNDLE BED, metal frame. Converts to 2 singles, $200 obo, 604-922-4189

2095

Lumber/Building Supplies

SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

2060

Business Opps/ Franchises

NETWORKING FOR GROWNUPS www. gforcecoop.com

3 SWEET Girls left! Grt family dog! 3 mths, all white $800. Patches $600 604-997-7911

5070

Money to Loan Need Cash Today? Own a Vehicle?

ALL SMALL BREED PUPS Local and non-shedding. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

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5505

Legal/Public Notices

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7010 7005

Body Work

The Art of Asian Bodycare 7days, 10am-8pm, 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van nsnews.com

Personals

LUXURY MASSAGE 778-340-2778 1053 Marine Dr, North Van

7015

Escort Services

GENTLEMEN! Attractive discreet European lady is available for 604 451-0175 company.

SUDOKU SUDOKU

Wanted to Buy

4060

5505 Metaphysical

TRUE PSYCHICS 4 Answers CALL NOW 24/7 Toll FREE 1-877-342-3032 Mobile: #4486 www.truepsychics.ca

3507

Cats Financial Services

5035 FAMILY RAISED kitten, fem, 1 left, to nice home only; prefer with children, $80. 1-604-794-5972

LA-Z-BOY SOFA-BED Queen, light beige, $250. Flexsteel sofa, $200. 2 upholstered chairs $50. White seat sweater chest $25. 604-922-9598 W.Van 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

5040

No Credit Checks! Cash same day, local office

A CLEAN DRY SPLIT Maple, birch, alder. Guar lowest prices. David 604-926-0014 24H

BAKERS RACK $125, 2 wrought iron stools $40 ea, harvest tbl $125, freplace bench $50, ornate mirror $80, older reclining chair $50, framed pic $20 -$100 ea., meile 10 spd bike $200, euro city bike never used $900, o/door lounge chair $45. 604-921-1061

Dogs

Borrow Up To $25,000

* DANISH * style teak furn & items. Ok if refinishing & repair needed. 604-773-5218 Thank You very much. Cash Paid !

TOP KNOT FIREWOOD est 1981 Dry Alder, Birch & Maple. Stored under cover. Rod 604-985-7193

3508

QUALITY LOVESEAT, 54'x33'. Teal, yellow, peach. In the carport in rear. 2049 Gordon ave. West Van, Wed am.

2135

Fuel

Recycler

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652

Cares! The North Shore News has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

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5040

Business Opps/ Franchises

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3010-03

Music/Dance Instruction

RENOVATION/ DOWNSIZE SALE - Not a 'Garage Sale' PFAFF Industrial Sew machine, NATUZZI Leather Sofa, BOOKCASES, RUGS, RUNNING MACH, OAK BANKERS DESK, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, ALL TO GO, BEST OFFER TAKES. SAT FEB 23 - 10-2:00pm SUN 11-2:00pm RAIN or SHNE. NO EARLY BIRDS. Inside Home 4122 Saint PAULS, N VAN.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the following estate: Lorne Clayton Wilson, deceased, formerly of 211-2151 Gordon Avenue, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1W1 are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned executor c/o Lonsdale Law, 304-1200 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3H6, on or before the 15th day of March, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. - Robert J. Wilson, Executor FOR SALE under the Repairers Lien Act - 1999 Buick Riviera – 2 dr supercharged V6 VIN 1G4GD2213X4701487. Registered to RHETT Blades (deceased) Amount of debt $825.Sale to take place March 11, 2013: 5:00 pm at 300 East Esplanade, NVan, BC.

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3040

Daycare Centres

– Children’s Directory –

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Preschool program offering swimming, music, French.

GUITAR TEACHER

For Sale - Miscellaneous

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Reasonable Rates

TONY CHOTEM 604-980-4336 tonychotem@shaw.ca

~ Opened in 1987 ~

Full or part-time. 2.5 yrs - 6 yrs. In Tempe Heights, off 29th, between Lonsdale/William.

Jane & Pam 604-985-3783

Fabulous Fibre – Part 2

It’s not just for adults anymore. A child’s intake of dietary fibre averages about 50% less than recommended. Children 1-2 years old need 19 grams of daily fibre, ages 4-8 - 25 gms, 9-13 year old boys require 31 gms and girls, 26. There are two types of fibre, soluble (oat bran, beans, legumes) and insoluble (whole grains, skins of fruit and veggies, bran, crushed flax seeds), and both are needed to maintain a healthy diet. Foods rich in fibre: • Pears win the fruit fibre contest with 6 gms each. Berries, apples, oranges and mangoes are runners up. • Frozen green peas contain 14 gms of fibre per cup. • Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower have 5 gms per cup. • Beans are the king of fibrous foods with 6-9 gms per 1/2 cup. • Edamame, boiled – 8.1 gms per cup, dry roasted – 30.4 gms per cup. • Quinoa - loaded with nutrients and 5 gms of fibre per cup. • Bran from corn, wheat, rice or oats. • Whole grain cereal – 5 gms per 1/2 cup. • Sunflower kernels, flax or sesame seeds – 2.73.9 gms of fiber per 28 gm serving. Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138

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REAL ESTATE 6002

Agents

2BDRM/1BTH 148 E Kings Road Cottage style, private patio/gardens. New furnace, H/ W tank, kitchen/bath reno, Cedar roof w/ skylights. Public Open Feb 23, 1-4 pm. $899,000 email: mike@kimmins.ca

6007

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

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

6008

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-12

Langley/ Aldergrove

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

6008-28

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

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

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

6008-04

Burnaby

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

6008-06

Chilliwack

6008-30

Houses - Sale

6020-08

7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $722,000.

Abbotsford

IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

6020

Coquitlam

Surrey

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

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

GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $210,888 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576

Langley/ Aldergrove

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

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

6008-42

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: amlarson77@gmail.com

6020-34

6025

Industrial/ Commercial

Surrey

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

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

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

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

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509

6030

Lots & Acreage

W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $520,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599

6020-14

6020-01

Real Estate

At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

6020-06

Chilliwack

11 ACRE lot w/1296sf 3br 2ba Updated modular home Ryder Lake area SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see uSELLaHOME.com id5640

AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603

Langley/ Aldergrove

CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $638K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563

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

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

North Delta

Colour A Ask fo vailable r details

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS NOW & SAVE BIG BUCKS AT TAX TIME

6 ADS FOR THE PRICE OF 3 MINIMUM AD SIZE IS 1 COL X 1" – UNTIL APRIL 15, 2013

CALL 604.630.3300 TODAY!

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

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

6020-36

6020-30

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

and Click on classifieds

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

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

6035

Mobile Homes

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.

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

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 uSELLaHOME.com id5628

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

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

One call does it all!

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

PLACE YOUR GARAGE SALE AD 24/7 Go to nsnews.com

6020-38

6020-52

Port Moody

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

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

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

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

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

Tsawwas.

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

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604

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

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

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

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

S. Surrey/ White Rock

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

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

6020-24

CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536

Ladner/ South Delta

Houses - Sale

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400 NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512

Houses - Sale

GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $565K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631

NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622

6008-12

Surrey

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

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

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

6020-34

6020

132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $509K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568

6020-12

6020

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

Coquitlam

Houses - Sale

OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $400K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272

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

6008-08

6020

Richmond

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02

For Sale by Owner

6015

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

MULTI-GENERATIONAL VIEW HOME - GIBSONS 3 bed, 2 bath up; 2 bed, 1 bath in-law suite down. MLS# V986234 Great value! Karen Judd Prudential Sussex Realty 1-604-740-4395 $518,888

To advertise:

604.630.3300


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REAL ESTATE Okanagan/ Interior

6040

6050

Out Of Town Property

Real Estate Investment

6052

6065

Recreation Property

NEW YEAR SAVINGS

Recreation Property

6065

11 CADILLAC ESCALADE

09 DODGE JOURNEY SE

STK 951380 WAS $67,900

STK 868022 WAS $15,900

11 BUICK CXL

09 VW TOUAREG TDI

STK 951350

WAS $46,900

STK 951721 WAS $42,900

08 FORD RANGER SPORT

12 AUDI A3 TDI PROGRESSIVE

STK 950700 WAS $13,900

WAS $39,900

Nav, DVD, AWD, only 21,000kms.

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

One call does it all!

1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592

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

90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com

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

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191 CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Free Consultation. Call us Now. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248

Advertise in 12 community newspapers with one phone call.

604.630.3300

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

RENTALS 6505

Apartments & Condos

6505-11

North Van Apt. Rentals

INTERNATIONAL PLAZA 1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER

Bach from 845 1 Bdrm from $1105 2 Bdrm from $1425 $

City & Mtn. Views. Includes heat & hot water. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna & tennis courts on site. Security & video monitoring. On major bus route.

RENTALS 604-980-3606 rentals@caprent.com www.caprent.com

2 BR available March 1, $1180. nr Hospital & Safeway, 1 year lease, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 150 E. 11th. 604-987-4922

6505

Apartments & Condos

6505-11

North Van Apt. Rentals

110 W 4th St 2 BR, 1 bath, 800sf, 5 appls, locker, prkg, $1595, N/P, Avail Immed, 604-662-3279 326 W. 1st St south facing1bdrm $875 Nr seabus, secure prkg, no pets. Avail NOW. 604-983-6916

★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR top flr North face, reno’d $960. 1BR glvl, North face $920, avail Now/Mar1, Carpets, drapes, heat, hotwater, gated prkg avail, no cats/no dogs 604-986-7745 DELBROOK GARDENS 777 W.Queens, 2 bdrm townhome, $1595 604-990-2971, weekends 778 227-5042

LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, updated, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1175 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net 1 BR, $950/mo, Available March 1 Gated prkg, south facing, quiet, drapes, heat incl. no pets. 1 yr lease, walk to seabus 170 W 4th. 604-987-0558

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 suite Lonsdale/18th, ns/np, avail March 1st, $975 inc heat & hot water, 604-988-4692 1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, Mar 1st refs req’d. 604-960-0452 2 BDRM: 365 East 2nd St., h/w, d/w with large storage area in unit. Nice unit in quiet building. $1150 including heat and h/w available March 1st. Ph 604-726-4884. 2 BR $1125, Mar 1, central Lonsdale, incls heat & hot water, no pets, 604-986-6418 2 BR $1200 h/wood, St. Georges & 12th, 1 yr lse, prkg, np, ns, avail Now, incls ht/hw. 604-988-4692 2 BR central Lonsdale, 850sf, suits quiet ns, np, $1350 incls ht/ hw, Mar 1st, 604-320-9238 2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1400 604-921-4384 2 BR large, $1200, Mar 1st, ht, h/water, carpet, storage, np, 215 E 12th 604-971-2456

TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar

145 West Keith Road. 1 BR (Avail Now & Mar 1) 2 BR (Avail Now) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok.

604-986-3356

PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ Large 2 BR $1375 No pets, 604-988-7379 www.glassmanpm.com

TOP FLOOR VIEW CONDO, 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 WOODCROFT 1 BR new carpet, paint. incl all utils, prkg, security, pool, np ns $925 778-865-7455

6505

Apartments & Condos

6505-12

West Van Apt. Rentals

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

2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net

AMBLESIDE TOWER MOVE IN BONUS

Studio (Avail Mar 1), 1 BR’s (Avail Now & Mar 1) & 2 BR (Avail Now & Mar 1), Mnt/Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok. 604-922-8443

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 Luxury Over The Seawall! Bach, pool, rec. room, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287 PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bdrm, dw, n/p, n/s avail Mar 1st. By appt. 604-921-7800

Park Royal Towers

Call 604-630-3300 to place your ad

6522

Furnished Accommodation

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

HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com

AWD, fully loaded, only 12,000kms.

NOW $43,654

@

place ads online @

6540

Houses - Rent

1 BR House, Central Lons, newer paint/carp, 2 appls, carport, lrg yd, ns, np, $1245/mo, 778-865-7455 4 BDRM, 2 bath, 180' VIEW, quiet St, Dundarave, Mar 1, $2850/month. 604-926-9394 4 BR, 2 bath, 2 level lg back yard/ alley access, f/mnt view, 2700sf, very quiet/priv, Ambleside, avail Now, $2950 + util, 604-725-4873

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

British Prpty, 6BR, 3.5 ba, 2 kitch, 4000sf, full mtn/waterview/ downtn, lrg decks, hw flrs, $3500 + utils, avail Now 604-725-4873

604-922-3246

CANYON HEIGHTS 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 2300sf. Architect designed. All hardwood floors. Fully fenced, low maintenance yard. Near bus, stores, schools. Available now. $2800. 604-685-1900, 604-922-3060

All Utilities Included

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

935 Marine Drive

3 BDRM, 2 bath, 1800sf, new kitchen / bath upgrades. H/w fl. Near seabus. nr seaBus, N/p, n/s. Call Chad, $1695 604-328-5545

6565

Office/Retail Rent

Only 59,000kms.

Leather, auto, loaded, only 8,000kms. STK 951660

NOW $11,900

Shared Accommodation

6595-45

North Vancouver

1 BR, in spacious home n/s female, internet, w/d, $495 incl, furn or unfurn 604-329-7449 FURNISHED ROOM nr Grand Blvd/15th, friendly house, immed, $525 incl, ns/np 604-990-4257 MID LONS. furn bdrm in private home, w/d, cable, utils incl. $500/mo, no pets 604-980-8012

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM, Ambleside, Avail now, n/s, no pets, insUIte w/d, $1350 incl utils. Call 778-688-2568

2 BR, 1.5 bath, brand new, high end finishing, Grand Blvd & 10th, $1800. 604-987-3308, 787-2048

2 BR 26/Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes,storage, prkg, ns np $900, March 1, 604-220-6817

04 CHEV COLORADO CREW CAB

12 FORD ESCAPE XLT

A/C, auto

V6, Loaded.

NOW $8,998

NOW $20,800

Stk 951710 WAS $24,900

05 CHEV SILVERADO CREW CAB

12 FORD EXPEDITION LTD

STK 951750 WAS $19,900

STK 951680 WAS $47,900

4x4, 5.3l V8.

NOW $16,900

Nav sync, leather, 12,000kms.

NOW $44,900

97 FORD F150 4X4

11 BUICK LACROSSE CXL

WAS $8,995

WAS $32,900

12 VW PASSAT TDI

12 CHEV CAMARO 2SS RS

STK 951800 WAS $33,900

STK 951240 WAS $42,900

AWD, loaded. STK CD12471

Auto, super clean.

NOW $28,988

NOW $6,998

Leather, navigation, loaded.

Convertible, fully loaded, winter price.

NOW $30,800

NOW $36,844

08 PONTIAC G6 SE

10 BMW X5 XDRIVE

STK 951570 WAS $15,900

Stk 951700 WAS $47,900

NOW $12,900

NOW $43,900

09 CHEV MALIBU 2LT

08 CHEV TAHOE 4X4

STK 62061 WAS $15,900

Stk 951490 WAS $27,900

10 CHEV SILVERADO LTZ

13 CHEV EXPRESS 2500 CARGO VAN

STK 951820 WAS $36,900

Stk 951770 WAS $29,900

Leather, Nav, mint.

Auto, loaded, only 49,000kms.

V6, auto, loaded, only 42,000kms.

NOW $12,998

4x4, rare, 6.2L V8, loaded.

8pass, leather, mint.

NOW $23,900

V8, auto, a/c.

NOW $34,800

NOW $25,900

2 BR Deep Cove, large bsmt ste, big yard, clean, ns, $1150 share wd & util. Mar 1st. 604-593-0234 2 BR nr Grand Blvd, mtn view, hardwood flrs, big yard, cable & internet, ns $1275. 778-999-9087

3BDRM/1BTH 1932 Boulevard Crescent, top floor of house, open concept, bright, clean, big sundeck. Shared laundry. $1,900 monthly, internet and cable included, partial heat/hydro. Pets OK. 604-649-6014.

6605 HIGHLAND DR. 604-908-7368 3 BR, 2.5 bth, 1/2 acre lot, garage, pet ok, lease, $2500.

NOW $35,900

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

2 BR, WVan, bright, quiet, close to bus, trails , dw/wd/patio, ns, suits 1 or wrkg couple, cbl/net $1375+util NOW, 604-764-1881

Duplexes - Rent

NOW $38,888

Houses - Rent

2 BR, 2 ba, jacuzzi, sun rm, own entry, w/d & patio, storage. 6 appls, granite island, heat under marble/tile flr, cntral vacuum, secure windows, fp, ns np $1850 furn? Up Lonsdale 604-916-0760

1, 2 & 3 Bdrm. Suites

Completely Renovated

6540

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

1 BR furn or unfurn, large spacious, nr WV Rec Centre, Avail Now, small pet ok, ns, $1300/mo incl utils/wd, 604-926-7075 5BR, 2.5 ba, 2 lvl, City/Mnt views, Ballantree Rd, W Van, 3385sf, newly reno, hw flrs, 2 fp, Mar 1, ns/np, $4090/mo, 604-469-1148

AWD, leather, navigation, loaded.

NSNews.com

6595 1BDRM/1BTH, 2012 Fullerton Ave, close to Grouse Mtn and downtown, furnished, kitchenware, linens, internet, cable $1,350 all incl. globaltarget@shaw.ca

NOW $12,998

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

PRIME LOCATION next to Park Royal, 400-800 square feet. Exc rates. Call 604-926-7542

BEAUTIFUL 6 bdrm home Chartwell Cres, walk to Sentinel & Chartwell schools. 3 car garage, pool & million dollar view. $6000. Call Afsane 604-762-1926

6515

2BR $1030, March 1 Heat incl’d, quiet, gated prkg. n/p, walk to seabus. 1 year lease 163 West 5th. 604-980-7501

NOW $63,848

STK R85571 WAS $10,000

BAYVIEW APTS

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 & 3 BR Avail March 1 Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca

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

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t ak e r , m a i n t $ 7 7 5 / yr , reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

Loaded, one owner, 59,000kms.

Townhouses Rent

3 BDRM, 4 appl, f/p, carpet/lam flrs, back yd, $1950. Rufus Dr, ns/ np, avail Now, 604-980-6250

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

Northshore

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


A38 - Wednesday, February 20,20, 2013 A38 -–North NorthShore ShoreNews News – Wednesday, February 2013

AUTOMOTIVE 9110

Collectibles & Classics

9110

cont. from previous page

9129

Luxury Cars

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

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

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

2006 Mitsubishi Montero Limited MINT condition black 105K, $14,900. 778-989-0564 redwards_91@hotmail.com

1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993 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 1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $3900. 604-723-3654

9125

2001 JAGUAR XJR, fully serviced, new tires/brakes, exc cond, $13,500, low kms local car. 604-644-4440

Domestic

9145

1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 2006 BMW 325 130,000 kms, $18,750. manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: arcwood@telus.net.

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

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

ONE CALL DOES IT ALL!

1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926

From the City to the Valley

604-630-3300

Sales • Leasing • Rentals

Scrap Car Removal

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

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2007 Nissan Titan, automatic, 112,000 Kms, mint condition, 4 door, champagne color, on grey interior. Very clean car with no accidents, very well taken care of (recently detailed), all maintenance done on time and everything is up to date. Call Navid 778-882-6443 $16,000 OBO

2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

9160

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

1985 BUICK Le Sabre Ltd collector edition, collector plates, 71,000 kms, all orginal, mint cond $5000. 604-671-7853

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

Sports & Imports

1991 TOYOTA 4Runner, rebuilt motor, new clutch & tires, exc cond, $6350 obo 604-980-6118

2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SuperCharged, automatic, 420hp, Canadian car, fully serviced at MCL Motorcars, records available. In very good condition, smells and looks like new. This truck has been babied, 130,000 Kms so it has averaged 20K a year. Rear DVD entertainment package factory all original. Please call Fred at 604-779-9233. $28,999.

YOUR BEST BC PRICE ON 23 MANUFACTURERS’ BRANDS with factory warranty

1996 CHEV Cheyenne 4x4, 189,000 km, good tires, canopy new brakes $2000. 604-698-5347

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

1994 NISSAN Maxima, auto, 4 dr, all power options, new front brakes/tires $1000 604-929-1907

ON APPROVED

4dr, auto, leather, sunroof

From $13,999

2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata GL & GLS Auto, well equipped

From $15,499

2012 Subaru Forester

2011 Mazda 3 Sport

2010-2011 Mazda 3 Sedan

From $24,999

from $14,999

From $11,999

Pwr group, sunroof, alloys, only 11,500kms, T5138

Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD

Central Auto

North Shores Best

2005 MAZDA 3 GS auto 88500km, well maint, aircrd, no accidents $8000obo 604-970-0401

For more information on these cars & others call Ted

2009 NISSAN Altima 2 dr, 2.5L, auto, 16,400 km, gray, leather, loaded, $21,500. 604-728-8583

604.984.7714 or visit:

Financing & Leasing Available

2007 Mercedes Benz C230, 73,000 original kms, sport pkg, immaculate. $16,850 2006 Mercedes Benz ML 350 4Matic, only 75,000 original kms, exceptionally clean. $21,350 2006 Toyota Camry LE, 77,000 original kms, immaculate. $12,850 2005 Mercedes Benz ML 350 4Matic, 103,000 original kms, spotless. $15,350 2005 VW Touareg, 117,000 original kms, VW serviced, very clean. $15,850 2005 Lexus ES 330, 1 owner, 78,000 original kms, Lexus serviced, immaculate. $15,850 2003 Honda Accord SE Sedan, 1 owner, 92,000 original kms. $9,850 1992 Lexus LS 400, 1 owner, 131,000 original kms. $5,850

1995 VOLVO 850 turbo, 155,000 km, leather seats, mag wheels with low profile tires, wife’s car, well maintained $3700. 604-922-5986

1998 HONDA Accord Ex, low kms, new tmg belt, brakes, water pump, $4200 obo, 604-812-4912

From $28,999

2010 Mitsubishi RVR

2010-2011 Ford Escape AWD

2011 Nissan Sentra

$20,499

From $22,999

From $11,999

Leather, sunroof

Auto, pwr group, a/c, CD

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan

Auto, loaded, Nav, 7 pass, only 32,000kms, Stk# 13025A

$18,995

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 Auto, pwr group, a/c, CD, 23,600km, C8234

$16,999

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon

Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD, C5998

$9,499

2011 Ford Flex SEL & LTD Leather, sunroof, C5198

From $25,999

$7,999

2008 - 2010 GM & Ford 3/4 Ton Cargo Vans From $14,999

2011-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe AWD Sunroof, mags

From $22,999

From $11,499

2010 GMC Sierra SLT

$26,995

2004 GMC Safari SLT, white/grey int, 152K, cruz, ac, airbags, rear whl drive with traction control, new winter tires, $5995 obo, 778-838-7972

9515

Boats

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

RV’s/Trailers

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 2002 NISSAN Maxima SE, only 151,000 km, leather heated seats, sunroof, 4 drs, $6000 OBO, Call 604-785-9314

nsnews.com

2008 VW EOS 2.0T

Silver, only 62,420kms, Stk# P5794

$21,995

2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Loaded, local, alloys, only 68,000kms, Stk# P5746

$8,995

2011-2012 Jeep Wrangler

4dr, freedom top, Sahara/Sports, AWD

From $24,999

2012 Fiat 500 Sport

*Plus $199 doc fee on all vehicles. Vehicles not exactly as shown.

711B West 14th Street, North Vancouver

604-924-1080

Sales • Leasing • Rentals

Vans

2002 MERCEDES C320, quick Sale $9900 1 lady owner no accidents, f/load, 604-649-4542

4x4, dual tops, auto, only 19,500 kms, pwr group, red rock, Stk# P5795

4 dr hatch, auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks

$23,995

2006 Hyundai Sonata

9173

2011 Mazda 2

Grey, 4x4, alloys, canopy, Stk# P5796

Pwr group, sunroof, V6, excellent condition, C7509A

2009 Nissan Versa SL $9995 1.8L 6 spd low kms, fuel efficient mint condition. Fully loaded with sports package 778-881-3471.

9522

Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD, mags

$30,995

AWD, pwr group, auto, a/c, CD, T5211

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP, 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $9500. 604-241-0357

WWW. CENTRALAUTONS.COM

Search. Research. Compare.

4x4, hardtop, a/c, pwr group, alloys, Stk# P5781

4x4, crew cab

Sports & Imports

All cars fully reconditioned to Central Auto standards 2007 Lexus ES350, leather, moonroof, extra clean $19,850 2008 Honda CRV, auto, sunroof, leather, 69,000 original kms. $17,850 2005 Acura RSX Premium, 84,000 original kms $11 ,850 2008 Honda Civic LX, 5spd, 63,000 original kms $10 ,850 2005 Acura RSX Premium, 84,000 original kms $11 ,850 2010 Mercedes Benz Smart, 49,000 original kms, factory warranty. $7,850

2012 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited

2011 Ford F350 FX4

9160

CREDIT

PRE-LOVED SPECIALS 2011-2012 Ford Fiesta SES

Sports & Imports

843 West 1st St. N.Van

Financin As Low Asg 4.99%

2002 SUZUKI Grand Vitara - 4X4 - STD good condition - 180,000 kms $7000 604-987-9783

2011-2012 Dodge Ram 1500, 2011-2012 Nissan Maxima 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 7 pass, pwr group, a/c, Stow N Go, Leather, sunroof, C7446 2500 & 3500 Quad Cab SLT 4x4 35,000kms, 7118 $24,999 From $25,999 From $17,999

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

9160

ON THE SPOT FINANCING

View More Fleet at www.nationalcarsales.ca

Grey, only 17,040kms, auto, alloys, sunroof, Bluetooth, Stk# P5775

$15,900

CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE Northshore D#30625

SOME OF THE BENEFITS THE HONDA PRE-OWNED PROGRAM OFFERS: • 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 (carproof.com)

2005 Nissan Titan

V8, alloys, canopy, local, side steps, Stk# 12435A

$16,995

1600 MARINE DR., N.V. 604.980.8501

www.destinationchrysler.ca

816 AUTOMALL DRIVE, NORTH VANCOUVER

604-984-0331

www.pacifichonda.ca


HOME SERVICES 8010

Alarm/Security

ADT 24/7 MONITORING FREE Home Security System, $850 value! Only $99 Install Fee! Low monthly rates. Call now! 877-249-1741 ADT Auth Co.

8015

Appliance Repairs

8090

Fencing/Gates

CEDAR FENCES - best price 604-862-5545 superscapes.ca

8035

Cleaning

$20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 www.qualityhc.com ✫✫A CLEAN SWEEP ✫✫ Reliable Housecleaning service. 778 836-9970 ✫✫ 604 987-9970 WITH ALL life throws at you, who has time to clean? Call Merry Maids. 604-980-6100

8060

Concrete

NEW CONSTRUCTION Concrete Work, Framing & Forming. John 604-562-1122

8073

Quality work by professionals Repairs and construction 604-230-3559

Flooring/ Refinishing

CELTIC HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations & refinishing. Quality work. Reas Rates. 604-293-0057

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

8125

Gutters

Alliance

Windows & Power Washing Time To Clean Your Gutters

• Gutter Cleaning • Moss Removal • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Contract Pricing • Strata Work • Property Managers Welcome

WEST SIDE DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-722-1105

WEST SIDE GUTTERS 15% OFF 604-722-1105

Drywall

A & A MILLWOOD QUALITY DRYWALL SERVICE

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

Richard Wood

Cell 604-671-0084 Email: rkmillwood@gmail.com ACE DRYWALL. Avail immed. Board, tape, spraytex, repairs. 16 yr exp. No job too small. Mike 604-808-2432, 604-985-4321 AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476 *Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

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

8130 -

Handyperson

GENERAL HELP

Labour / Odd jobs Home & Garden Indoor / Outdoor Clean up, removal, etc. North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079

ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)805-8463/ 986-4026 ★HUSBAND FOR HIRE★ Int/ext jobs. Glenn 604-328-1059

husbandforhirehandymanservices.ca

Electrical

#18405 Electrician Best Rates, Local, Reliable, 24-7, All jobs 100% satisfaction. 604-765-8439 Adam 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

8087

8155

Landscaping

Excavating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

INDOOR/OUTDOOR JOBS, painting, yard clean, gutter, pwr wash. GRAHAM 778-874-2153.

8135

Hauling

CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101

8140

Heating North Shore Licensed • Insured Bonded

Installation Service Repair Cleaning Inspection

Furnace Boiler Fireplace Hot Water Tank Air Ducts Dryer Vents

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furances, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors/Military Disc, Lic., BBB, 604-874-4808

Need help with your Home Renovation? Find it in the Classifieds!

Home Services

Glenex Home Services

● Renovations ● Plumbing ● Electrical

Serving North Shore Since 1985

Best Prices!

Lawn Installs Landscaping Garden Beds Retaining Walls Paving Stones Walkways Cedar Fences and more...

superscapes.ca

604.862.5545

PAINT THE TOWN 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed 604-922-9777

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

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

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

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

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

Plumbing

GLOBAL PLUMBING Licenced Plumber & Gas Fitter

8240

RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit ccirenos.com and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384

310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

A.A. BEST PRO

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

604-726-9152 604-984-1988

A.All Area Gardening Service Lawn Maintenance • Aerating Moss Control • Power Raking Trim • Prune • Top • Gen. Clean-up

604-726-9153 604-926-1526 2013 Special Aeration, moss control $95. Lawn maintenance 604-726-9153 & 604-926-1526

Garden Care Excellence - Design Install Reno’s Maint 604-802-5272

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

Masonry

MASTER STONEMASON, Local, Experienced, fireplaces, facing, walls, stairs. Ivan 604-649-2271 NORTHLAND MASONRY. Rock, slate, brick, granite, pavers. 20 yrs exp. No job to small.. Please Call Will 604-805-1582 T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117 ww.tastonewall.com

TODAY'S SUDOKU ANSWERS

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

DELBROOK

PLUMBING & DRAINAGE Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695

RJR CONSTRUCTION Small Projects Division. www.rjrrenovator.com Call 604-987-5438

Seniors Discount

www.affordablemoversbc.com

LOCAL MOVERS big/small truck. Hauling, rubbish removal. Good rates. 604-603-3533, 770-0229

Oil Tank Removal

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

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $137. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700 ★ An Interior Specialist ★ PRO PROPERTY PAINTING Small or Big Jobs, Quick & Clean Quality Craftsmanship, Insured, Free Est. Carter 604-790-4554 ★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reas. rates. BBB, 604-809-3842

8220

ACTUAL PLUMBING HEATING & GAS

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

604-908-1469

We accept Visa, MC, Amex ★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617 www.oceansidemechanical.com ACTUAL PLUMBING & Heating, 24/7, Seniors/Military Disc. Lic. & Insured BBB, 604-908-1469

8250

Roofing

• Gutter cleaning/repairs • Power washing • Window cleaning • WCB insured • Free estimates

604-984-4147 PRESSURE WASHING, Yard clean-up, & Garbage removal. 604-785-9770

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

B.K. CONSTRUCTION Renovations • Additions Kitchens • Bathrooms Sundecks • Fences

Call Brian Cell 604-916-1086, 604-988-1086 2 OLD GUYS 2 YOUNG TO RETIRE WE DO IT ALL!

BAMFORD CONSTRUCTION Ltd. Quality Renovations. 604-986-2871 www.bamford.ca

Carpentry, Tile, Drywall, Painting, Flooring. 29 yrs exp. Free Est. Brad ★ 604-620-7896

CYHOME SERVICES.COM Int/Ext Renovations Home Repairs • 604-816-6192

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

8255

Rubbish Removal

#1 TRAILER TRASH BOYS

We haul everything, no load too big or small, we do it all. Free est. 604-317-2500/ 929-7194 BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable. BIN SERVICES for your Dirt Fill, Rock, Concrete or Asphalt Jobs. ● Load up to 8 c/yd-Demo 20 c/yd Sand, Gravel, Soil, Rock Deliveries

Dalton Trucking 604-986-6944

Power Washing

H 604-986-3986 C 604-537-9452

Plumbing

STRUCTURAL REPAIRS! Renos, New Constr. WCB & Ins 604.925.0661 or 604.861.8145

SAVE ON PLUMBING Licensed Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/HR. Same day service. Insured, BBB member 604-987-7473, 604-721-6075 Samy

A GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE

Roofing

AMBLESIDE ROOFING

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

8225

8250

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

604.987.7473

FREE ESTIMATES

604-537-4140

Renovations & Home Improvement

• $69/hr • 24/7 • Insured

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

8193

8175

8220

★Free Estimates Gladly Given★

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

604-723-2526

Drainage

8180

604-351-5952

Work Done by Professionals Fully Insured

Gutters, Windows, Pressure Washing, roof cleaning, etc. Free Est. Chris 604-377 -6104

8080

www.RenoRite.com Bath, Kitchens, Suites & More Save Your Dollars! 604-451-0225

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

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

8075

GRANITE COUNTERTOPS COMPETITIVE $. 778-886-4555 SEATOSKYCREATIONS.COM

Carpet Cleaning

LIME Home Services, North Shore, Carpet & Furniture Cleaning, Environmentally Friendly, 778-340-1901

8055

Kitchens/Baths

NORTH SHORE FENCES

8105 SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

8150

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BLACK Tusk Roofing & Sheet Metal. Natural Slate & Metal Roofing 778-987-4054

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & WINTER PROMOTION

A+

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

All Season Roofing

Re-Roofing & Repairs Specialists 20 year Labour Warranty available

604-591-3500

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

8309

all tiling, reno’s, repairs, new bathrooms, kitchens 604-761-2421

8310

Top Soil, Garden Soil, Fill Soil, Sand, Gravel, and More. Small and Large Deliveries. - Or you can pick up Dump Site for Dirt, Concrete, Asphalt. Dirt,Rock,Demo Bins, U-Load. Recycled Products, Blast Rock, Round Rock, Sorted Rocks

604-986-6944

87 Mountain Hwy, N.Van.

Headwater Management

604-722-1105

604-722-1105

Top Soil

DALTON TRUCKING LTD.

WEST SIDE ROOFING

FF 15% O TODAY!

Tiling

TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery 175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver

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

Colin@CYHomeServices.com

A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530

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

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

Quality Home Renovation Int/Ext Kitchen & Bath www.OnSiteRenovations.com Call Mike Getzlaf 604 351 9316

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

AMG ROOFING & SIDING

604-985-6667

8315

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

8335

Window Cleaning

GUTTER CLEANING. moss removal, roof cleans, Strata work, property managers welcome. Steven 604-723-2526

HOME SERVICES Find the professionals you need to create the perfect renovation. To advertise call 604-630-3300


A40 - North Shore News - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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$398

Lease Rate:

Monthly Lease Payment

1.5%

1.5% LEASE RATE FOR 48 MONTHS 48 months $398 Down Payment

FOR 48 MONTHS OR

$36,695

Purchase Price

INCLUDES FREIGHT & PDI PLUS EARN 3,000 AIR MILES® REWARD MILES.

2013 NORTH AMERCIAN CAR OF THE YEAR North Amercian Car of the Year

2012 BEST NEW LUXURY CAR Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

CAR AND DRIVER’S 10 BEST Car and Driver

THE ALL-NEW 2013 CADILLAC SRX

THE CADILLAC OF CROSSOVERS

$478

Lease Rate:

Monthly Lease Payment

0.9%

0.9% LEASE RATE FOR 48 MONTHS 48 months $478 Down Payment

FOR 48 MONTHS OR

$40,895

Purchase Price

INCLUDES FREIGHT & PDI PLUS EARN 3,000 AIR MILES® REWARD MILES.

PREMIUM CARE MAINTENANCE

Standard on every new Cadillac is the no-charge Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance Program, which covers select required maintenance services for the first 4 years or 80,000 kms of ownership.

James Carter

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YOUR EXCLUSIVE NORTH SHORE CADILLAC STORE

Derrick Bergman


North Shore News February 20 2013