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A North Vancouver online marketing and branding specialist who has worked with big name corporate clients has been charged with Internet luring. Ian Edward Ruddle, 45, owner of dss marketing, was charged with the offence after members of the RCMP’s sexual predator observation team executed a search warrant at his North Vancouver home in December. Police allege that between Aug. 20 and Dec. 2 last year, Ruddle engaged in sexual chat online with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl. In reality, the person was a police ofﬁcer pretending to be a child. Prosecutors have alleged the online discussion included Ruddle sending the person he thought was a teen girl emails and video messages that added up to sexual “grooming.” The messages were allegedly sent through Yahoo from both See U.S. page 5
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BABIES Ava Robinson (left), Mia Cahapon and Carson Sheils are presented to the audience after being chosen as the ﬁrst, second and third-place winners in the up-to-six-months-old category of the Cutest Baby Contest held at Lynn Valley Centre on Saturday. Scan with Layar for more photos.
Racist comment derails CNV debate
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THE latest frustrated attempt by the City of North Vancouver to deal with Port Metro Vancouver descended to a racist slur at council Monday night. Council was discussing how to proceed with PMV and BC Hydro on the matter of controversial power lines proposed for St. Davids Avenue when Coun. Rod Clark vented a series of past aggravations with the port, ending with the most recent — not yet known to the public. “We’re getting shafted by Port Metro Vancouver on their paying of taxes because they don’t like the assessed value and they’ve gone
Mayor forces Coun. Clark to withdraw ‘jewed down’ comment
to court and they’re ﬁghting us tooth and nail and we’re getting jewed down completely on the taxes that are owed,” he said. Coun. Don Bell interrupted and pointed out that the language was racist and Mayor Darrell Mussatto told Clark with withdraw his comment. “It had no religious overtones whatsoever,” Clark said in his own defence. “It’s a commonly used term.” “Coun. Clark, you have to withdraw that comment,” Mussatto shot back.
Clark rephrased, choosing instead to say that the city and its citizens were “needlessly taking a hit” from the port. The lawsuit Clark was apparently referring to was still subject to in-camera meetings and only intended for discussion behind closed doors. With the ugliness seemingly dealt with, council discussions resumed until Clark added the city should tell PMV to “go to hell” Mussatto rebuked Clark again, twice telling him that his language was unacceptable for council chambers. “Sure, dad,” Clark responded, sarcastically. When it was his turn to speak, the mayor apologized for the earlier display. “I want to apologize to everyone in the gallery this evening and to those watching on TV and to the residents of the See Mayor page 5
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Here is the last of our election grid question and answers. Candidates were limited in their responses by a word count. B.C. Conservative candidate Ian McLeod did not supply answers. To see all our election coverage in one place, go to nsnews.com and click on ‘B.C. Election.’
Jon Johnson Independent
Ana Santos NDP
Jordan Sturdy Liberal
Richard Warrington Green Party
Do you live in the riding?
For how long?
Your campaign budget?
Increased ﬁlm tax credits? Good or bad?
Yes. People in the province need to know how beneﬁcial ﬁlm production is to local communities. Please visit savebcﬁlm.ca.
Good. The NDP have made commitments in terms of tax credits, recognizing the ﬁlm industry as a major economic driver.
After years of supporting this industry, we need to continue to take steps to keep it competitive with other jurisdictions.
A tough call that the Green Party is still discussing. My personal position is no increase.
Do you favour retaining the carbon tax?
Skeptical of the beneﬁts of these schemes and would like to see hard proof of impact locally before endorsing.
Yes to retaining it, expanding it to oil and gas operations, and spending revenues on green initiatives like public transit.
B.C. should be proud to be a carbon tax leader in North America and encourage other jurisdictions to catch up.
Yes. We will increase carbon tax for all industries and remove exemptions to lower emissions.
Do you favour tolls/road-pricing or higher property taxes to fund increased transit?
Transit funding should be augmented by transit users, with subsidies available to students, seniors and low-income residents.
NDP proposes using the carbon tax to fund green infrastructure projects. This will provide steady revenue to help improve transit.
I support the Mayors Council working on regional long-term solutions with an augmented authority to determine the priorities and funding strategies needed for the increased public transit that Lower Mainland residents require.
We favour road-, congestion- and parkingpricing to fund increased transit that serves people. We will use some of the increased carbon tax revenue to fund transportation alternatives.
Would you legalize or decriminalize marijuana or continue prohibition?
Adults can decide for themselves what plants to consume. The laws are currently not aligned with this basic human right.
It’s a federal issue, but I am personally in favour of decriminalizing it.
B.C. should push for marijuana to be treated like alcohol — legalized and taxed; the war on drugs is not succeeding.
Green Party will decriminalize and regulate as a health issue not a criminal one.
Balanced budget: When and how?
The elected WVSS MLA, will have no say in policy decisions as a backbencher. Backbenchers are told by their party to present the platform (including budget) to their riding. Independents currently do not have enough inﬂuence to make a difference.
The NDP will inherit a tough ﬁscal situation, hence our modest platform. We’ll aim to balance the budget each year, but we’re committed to balancing the budget over the course of the business cycle.
B.C. has forecast a balanced budget this year; regularly balanced operational budgets support better credit agency ratings, decreased interest rates, increased savings and investment, shrink trade deﬁcits and help the economy grow faster over a longer period of time.
We are committed to long-term balance and sustainability, without undue hardship on communities and individuals, through tax allocation, and green incentives and investment to be the global frontrunner in green technology.
Is increased privatization part of controlling health costs?
Private (for proﬁt) I’m OK with as long as there is no impact whatsoever on continued investment in our Canadian public healthcare system.
Public health care is the pride of Canadians. B.C. NDP proposes costcontrolling measures; improving home care, restoring Therapeutic Initiative’s role as B.C.’s drug watchdog, etc.
We already have some privatization within the system and we can learn from other successful jurisdictions on what mix best supports access to public health care.
No. We will implement prevention and health promotion to control costs while committing to the needs of the sick and vulnerable.
Oil pipelines and oil tankers: Provincial wealth or an accident waiting to happen?
Above all business interests, we must protect our environment for future generations of humans and wildlife.
As a volunteer helping Alaska government ofﬁcials with post Exxon Valdez oil spill studies on lingering effects, I have a ﬁrst-hand account of the dangers that come with oil supertankers.
Natural resources have supported the B.C. economy and the services we rely on for decades. We need to use technology to ensure highest safety standards to allow resource extraction to proceed in a sustainable fashion.
We will run out of, and therefore need to wean off, fossil fuels. We can be a global leader in clean, green technology and already have a big enough oil cleanup ahead of us.
Seymour hopefuls draw big crowd Jeremy Shepherd email@example.com
A near-capacity crowd shufﬂed into Mount Seymour United Church Monday night to watch the four North Vancouver-Seymour MLA hopefuls slug it out over pipelines, ﬁlm tax credits and funding for education.
NDP candidate Jim Hanson blasted Liberal incumbent Jane Thornthwaite over the recent program cuts at Capilano University. “The future for our young people is training and education,” he said. “And yet, this government has cut advanced education funding by 2.5 per cent or $70 million, the only absolute cut in their budget was from advanced education leading to closures of whole programs at CapU and I never heard, I never heard a word from our MLA.” The decision to make spending cuts was unfortunate but necessary, according to Thornthwaite. “Obviously we have a balanced budget and we want to maintain our ﬁscal discipline,” she said before being interrupted with catcalls and peals of laughter. “Everybody in the family knows that tough decisions are sometimes required and we have to perhaps to say ‘no’ to some of our children.” Independent candidate Jamie Webbe questioned the wisdom of the provincial government being permitted to run a deﬁcit while restricting universities from the same practice. “Right now Capilano University gets $6,900 for a fulltime arts student. Emily Carr gets $9,200. The government is disadvantaging our local university,” she told the debate’s nearly 200 attendees. The evening afforded Conservative candidate Brian Wilson an opportunity to eviscerate B.C. Ferries, which he characterized as a dense, self-serving bureaucracy. “There is actually a B.C. Ferries board whose job it is to appoint the members of another B.C. Ferries board, believe it or not,” he said. “Each person serving on these boards is paid, producing no value for ferry riders or taxpayers.” He also blasted TransLink See Oil page 10
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People with disabilities who are unable to work receive $906/ month on income assistance, $375 of which is meant to cover housing costs. The average rent for a bachelor apartment on the North Shore is $865, which is more than 95% of a person’s entire cheque, which must also cover all other expenses like food, clothing etc.
Rental Assistance Programs like SAFER are not available to people with disabilities on income assistance. Accessible suites for those with mobility issues are difficult to find and are often more expensive than the average. BC Housing is not meeting the need for subsidized housing units – the wait list in Metro Vancouver for people with wheelchairs has increased 400% since 2007, and it is not uncommon to hear of waits as long as 8 years to get into subsidized housing.
Ask your candidates what they plan to do to alleviate the poverty and housing crisis for people with disabilities in our communities.
EMPLOYMENT: Only 30 – 40% of working age people with disabilities have employment. Current disability-focused employment strategies fall far short of the supports required for employers and workers
to ensure success in the workplace. Many people with disabilities are able and willing to work, and want to contribute to their communities and the economy.
Ask your candidates what they will do to promote and support employment for people with disabilities.
FAMILY AND CARE SUPPORTS: 50% of families with a child with disabilities have had to change their employment situation to meet the care needs of their child, with more than 30% having to work fewer hours. Of families whose employment has changed due to their child’s condition, the employment situation of mothers is affected almost 90% of the time. More than ¼ of parents with children who have severe disabilities have had to quit a job. Almost 20% of families with children with
disabilities live below the poverty line (LICO). Many families with children with disabilities report needing help caring for the child and meeting other family obligations. Of those who say they need assistance, over 92% reported that at least some of their needs were unmet, citing the cost of private services, and services simply not being available through friends, family or the community.
Ask your candidates what they will do to provide supports for families of children with disabilities.
INTO ADULTHOOD: The transition from youth to adult services for young people with disabilities is a labour intensive process often filled with confusion, frustration and shock - as many if not all support services come to an abrupt end. This puts tremendous financial and time pressures on families, many of whom already struggle to meet the care needs of their children. Instead of support towards higher education, employment and a meaningful life, young people are faced with increased barriers, enforced isolation, and increased dependence on their families.
Ask your candidate how they will improve the transition process and how they would enhance services to adults with disabilities.
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Mayor apologizes for remarks From page 1
City of North Vancouver for comments that were made by Coun. Clark. I’m embarrassed and ashamed,” Mussatto said. “I feel those comments are completely unacceptable in the council chambers or in our community. I’m embarrassed.” There was a familiar chorus of frustration among those council members who supported the Low Level Road expansion
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in 2012, only to ﬁnd PMV had a series of massive projects planned that it never consulted the city or city residents on, including expansions of Neptune Terminals’ coal operation and Richardson International’s grain silos. However, none of the council members said they regretted or felt shame for voting in favour of a project with the information they had. Council has passed several motions calling on PMV to work with the city to ﬁnd ways to mitigate the negative effects of the port’s growth on its neighbours, but so far, the port has shown little willingness to change course on anything. The port delayed ﬁnalizing its plan to install 69-kilovolt transmission lines on St. Davids to give the city time to hire an outside consultant to prepare
an independent report on other options for providing electricity to Richardson without running the lines through the residential neighbourhood. The engineer’s report concludes that, while technically feasible to service Richardson’s grain terminal from the west on Port Metro Vancouver land, it would not be possible given the time constraints and budgets. The west-routing of the lines would cost an extra $10 to $12 million, according to city staff. “Council is trying to reach out to do anything we can, but tragically this is not within our realm of decision making. This is the responsibility of the federal government and the provincial government,” Mussatto said. “I’m making a plea to the port and to BC Hydro and to Richardson’s to work with the
community — to listen to their concerns and explain why they are doing what they’re doing . . . and to look at all options possible for the routing of this power. If, at the end of the day, they have to go down St. Davids, they have to go down St. Davids.” Building on past requests for a more co-operative approach with the port, Bell proposed a motion calling for the creation of a new city committee for Low Level Road and area residents to be in regular contact with city staff and council on all matters related to the port. Council passed Bell’s motion and asked staff to begin drawing up terms of reference for the new committee.
Scan this page for video of the council debate.
U.S. business trip made on bail
must also stay away from girls under 16, unless in the presence of another adult. Ruddle recently received permission from a B.C. Supreme Court justice to vary his bail to allow a business trip to San Francisco this week to meet with a client. Ruddle made the application to the court after the corporate client questioned why he couldn’t come to the U.S. for a face-toface meeting. Ruddle, who is travelling on a U.S. passport, is to return the passport to RCMP when he returns from the trip. Contacted through his defence lawyer David Forsyth, Ruddle declined to comment on the charge. The mandatory minimum sentence for a conviction of Internet luring is 90 days in jail.
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Ruddle’s Delbrook home, an ofﬁce he sublet in Edgemont Village and a hotel room in New York. Ruddle was out of the country when police searched his home. He was arrested Dec. 16 as he came back to Canada and charged with Internet luring of a child under 16. The charge has not been proven in court and Ruddle has not yet entered a plea. Ruddle, whose online proﬁle lists him as a marketing strategist to some major U.S. corporations including Sony, has been released on bail, with conditions that he can only use the Internet for work between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. He
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S the provincial election slopes towards its ﬁnal week, some social issues slipped into the campaign between the managed photo ops in hard hats. Take Pat Pimm, a Liberal MLA from Peace River North, who managed to put his foot into his mouth when he spoke of the “grief” and the “trouble” caused by special needs students in the classroom at a recent all-candidates forum. Pimm mused that those “issues” were causing some parents to seek out private schools for their kids. Pimm’s words were poorly chosen and appeared to lay the blame for problems on kids with special needs themselves rather than a system that is failing them. But the idea that teachers are struggling in their classrooms with an increasing number of social and
behavioural issues, large class sizes and few supports to address them is one both educators and parents likely recognize. Thankfully, few people are advocating a return to a segregated system where kids who are different are shunted off to be warehoused by themselves. Having kids with different abilities in the classroom helps teach children the tolerance and compassion they’ll need when navigating a wider world. But kids with special needs require extra time and attention and that translates into money. Sadly, special education supports are one of the budget items that have suffered under a decade of underfunding public education. Not providing that support does no one any favours — not the kids who need the extra help, or their classmates who also deserve a fair shot at learning free from classroom crises.
Green vote a dilemma for some
Dear Editor: It’s never been easy for a green person concerned about the environment at election time. For the most part, mainline political parties have advocated endless growth on this ﬁnite planet and have ignored the increasingly obvious evidence that we are reaching tipping points on a number of environmental fronts. In an attempt to bring an environmentally aware perspective into the political process, I and a number of others have run for political ofﬁce as Green party candidates.
Although occasionally thinking that we had a chance of winning, we mostly viewed our task as raising awareness about environmental and other issues (we have a comprehensive and wellreasoned platform) that were typically ignored in the election debate. While we did raise awareness, we sometimes split the progressive vote. The only electoral success was the election of Elizabeth May to Parliament in 2011. By most reports, May has become the conscience — and maybe the intelligence — of Parliament. She was voted Parliamentarian of the Year
by her fellow MPs in 2012. But another change has also occurred. Perhaps as a result of raising awareness, or as a result of the threat of votes going to Green candidates, some mainstream political candidates have started to advocate progressive environmental policies. Protecting environmental productivity should be a priority for all and not a partisan issue. In the last federal election, instead of running myself, I supported an environmentally enlightened Taleeb Noormohamed in North Vancouver,
and I contributed to the campaign of Elizabeth May in the Saanich-Gulf Islands riding. In the current provincial election, I am contributing to Andrew Weaver’s Green party campaign in Oak BayGordon Head, but I am voting for Craig Keating, an environmentally enlightened NDP candidate, and I applaud his leader’s recent decision to make his opposition to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion an election issue. Jim Stephenson North Vancouver
Pemberton residents question river diversion plan
Dear Editor: Voters in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding are likely to be interested in learning more about Jordan Sturdy, the B.C. Liberal candidate. As mayor of Pemberton, Jordan Sturdy has shown limited willingness to listen to his constituents and questionable ﬁscal management. Since October 2012, at least 320 locals have expressed their opposition to a proposed river diversion or run-of-river project on Pemberton Creek through signing petitions, sending letters and attending council meetings. Such a project would ruin the stunning waterfall, negatively
impact the spawning area used by Coho salmon, contaminate a source of drinking water and not be of economic beneﬁt to Pemberton or the province. The Village of Pemberton is promoting a river diversion project on Pemberton Creek in an attempt to make up for the huge budgetary shortfall caused by the construction of Pemberton’s community centre. The latter ended up costing more than three times its original budget. Notwithstanding public opposition, council issued a request for expression of interest and on April 25 about 170 Pemberton residents attended a public
meeting, hoping to learn about the submissions received. Instead the public was merely presented with three concepts — two river diversion projects and maintaining Pemberton Creek in its natural state — while the proponents’ names were not even disclosed. Not surprisingly, the public virtually unanimously expressed their support to maintain Pemberton Creek in its natural state. It remains to be seen whether Mayor Jordan Sturdy is listening now or whether he will continue to waste taxpayers’ money on this ﬂawed and unnecessary process. Louise Taylor, Pemberton
Realty ﬂyers have so many uses Dear Editor: I would like to send a warm thank you to all the incredibly generous local Realtors who continually send us their home sales ﬂyers every week. It’s great to know that our Realtors are still taking home thousands and thousands in commissions while so many are out looking for work in this slow economy. I ﬁnd the colourful ﬂyers especially helpful as ﬁre starter, litter box liner or for picking the rocks out of my boots after a walk, and we love the way they ﬁll the mailbox and cover the dining room table. It’s very likely that we, and all of our friends and neighbours, will drop our current Realtor so that the next time we sell our house we can hire the Realtor who sends us the most ﬂyers. After all, there are far too many trees in this province anyway. Charley Miller North Vancouver
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It’s time to cut through Victoria’s buffers
“Disposing of surplus properties, often with associated operating costs, would appear to make sense. However, these one-time sales cannot be relied on to resolve structural budget imbalances.” Moody’s Credit Opinion, Province of B.C., 4 April, 2013
RAISED as a Churchill conservative, one of my reasons for emigrating to Canada was the havoc unions were creating in London’s Docklands. So although I have a strong social conscience, I do not come easily to ofﬁcial socialism. But faced in this election with voting for the lesser of present evils — or not voting at all — I sure will not vote for a continuance of the past 12 years. No matter which party prevails on May 14, do British Columbians have a hope of seeing a change for the better anytime soon? Not if change needs cash in the kitty to fund it. If the Liberals pull off a majority, they’ll keep selling the farm to feed the animals. If the NDP takes over they will spend four years disarming
Elizabeth James the contractual and budgetary time-bombs abandoned by their predecessors. Government-watchers already knew about the exorbitant rates Hydro must pay to the Liberals’ independent power producers and Auditor General John Doyle has told us about the risky accounting practices foisted on BC Hydro by the Liberals. Now, Moody’s Investors Services warns that sellingoff public assets cannot be used to cover up structural accounting deﬁciencies. The Moody’s report reveals that, in a last-ditch effort to identify additional revenue sources the Liberals ordered “a detailed inventory review of government properties in 2011,” which “identiﬁed a number of properties [they]
would release for sale.” The estimated 2013-2015 revenue from the proposed off-loading of public assets and associated operating costs is $500 million. In short, Christy Clark’s “balanced” budget is in the red to the tune of a half-billion dollars. That’s “fundamentally dishonest” as Gordon Wilson said last Sunday of NDP candidate John Horgan’s ill-timed conversation with Kinder Morgan. In 2001, voters handed the Liberals a 77-2 majority that allowed them to do as they pleased with our assets. The last thing we need now is for the pendulum to swing to the other extreme. My preference would see a slim NDP majority with a sprinkling of enough Independents and Greens to keep the Legislature co-operative, courteous and constrained. Our North Shore communities are facing some seriously expensive projects. So if we want candidates to put meat on the bones of their rhetoric, it is up to us and our municipal politicians to apply some speciﬁc heat to their feet. The May 1 letter to the editor from North Vancouver councillors Guy Heywood
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and Alan Nixon that initiated public discussion about replacement of the Lions Gate sewage treatment plant began that process. More important to the campaign, that project highlights our need to probe candidates’ willingness to modify/improve the well-buffered relationships between Victoria and local governments. What is meant by wellbuffered? When Victoria wants municipalities to move in speciﬁc directions, it creates a buffer — or two or three — to shield ministers from being held accountable for their decisions. The method is simple: give agencies the “authority” over contentious issues, make it plain which policies and project(s) the province will support but otherwise underfund “the buffers” to keep them and our municipalities in line. TransLink with its appointed board, Mayors’ Council and regional rubber stamp is a buffer. But TransLink’s multilayered decision-making is far from unique. The same model is being used throughout B.C. in capital projects and operations of several billion
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THE way has been cleared for a gradual yet massive redevelopment of the area surrounding Capilano Road at Marine Drive. District of North Vancouver council passed the Lower Capilano – Marine Village Centre implementation plan at
Playing the balanced budget shell game From page 7 In a different way, but equally beholden to Victoria, Community Living B.C. and the Crowns – ICBC, B.C. Ferries and BC Hydro — are also buffers. This is how it plays out locally: The “surplus properties” referred to in Moody’s April 4 rating report include parking lots, a Little Mountain property in Vancouver and “old schools.” Aha! Remember when former school trustee, now councillor, Linda Buchanan told City of North Vancouver council that “the school board [had] already spoken with (Education) Minister (George) Abbott” and that the province “had no problem with” the sale of 12 school properties that were “surplus to school district needs”? Of course Abbott had no problem with it! The idea originated with his government. Like good little boys and girls and abetted by councillors who approved the necessary zoning changes, cash-strapped school boards are left to ﬁeld angry community push-back while the minister responsible just shrugs a helpless “what can I do?” So in 2012, instead of calling the province on the deceitful ruse, our North Shore buffers — the North Vancouver Board of Education and City of North Vancouver council — went along to get along. The city needed the development cost charge revenues. Similarly, the handsomely-paid executives of Crown corporation buffers have played into the balanced-budget shell game. Scarcely respectable in its own top-heavy management, ICBC improved the provincial bottom line with hundreds of millions in auto-premium dollars. Driven by the B.C. Liberals’ determination to pad the interests of IPP supporters, BC Hydro is not only being bled dry, the accounting methods forced on it by the province are close to ﬁnishing the job. Meanwhile, going along with Ottawa and Victoria through their Metro buffer regarding a new sewage treatment plant could lead to a bill of another $500 million on the doorsteps of North Shore taxpayers. Our hope for a change for the better lies in the advice given us by Heywood and Nixon, “It’s time to make some noise.” Candidates should swear an oath to the speciﬁcs of that change — and resign immediately if or when they betray it. email@example.com
Monday’s meeting, paving the way for developers to begin ﬁling rezoning applications for the area between Marine Drive and Fullerton Avenue on either side of Capilano Road. The ﬁrst such application is expected to come shortly from Larco, which has been waiting to submit a plan to build a “village centre” of mid-rise condos, townhouses, a community centre and public plaza on the former site of the North Shore Winter club. While the implementation plan has been hammered out in a community-led process for the last two years, the area has been sought after by developers for more than 20 years, said Coun. Alan Nixon. Mayor Richard Walton noted the residents who took part in the process were informed “to a level very seldom seen” in community planning and that well-informed residents make better decisions about the types of neighbourhoods they want to live in. Members of the Capilano Gateway Association sat in the council chamber as elected members passed the vote unanimously. The group formed because of what members saw
as a neighbourhood of rundown motels, vacant lots and decay in sore need of a redevelopment. Still, the plan had opponents, particularly in neighbouring Woodcroft where the predominant concern was about the extra trafﬁc another 1,200 units of housing would bring at full buildout, Coun. Doug MacKay-Dunn said. “Although there are going to be some people that are unconvinced, I think most of them want the change and we should proceed with this understanding there are concerns that have to be addressed. Not to do this would create more problems,” said MacKay-Dunn. Larco presented its completed designs for the village centre to the neighbourhood on Monday evening at the Capilano Rugby Club. The implementation plan process is new to the district and Lower Capilano Marine Village Centre was the ﬁrst one to go ahead. Other implementation plans for Lower Lynn, Lynn Valley Centre and Maplewood are also in the works. Implementation plans act as a step between the ofﬁcial community plan process and individual rezonings.
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for similar problems. The possible expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline arose, with Thornthwaite chastising the NDP for taking a premature stance and possibly scaring investment from the province. Hanson voiced strong opposition to pipeline expansion. “Things go wrong that you never expect, and I want to hear from my friend a clear position: Are there circumstances under NEWS photo Cindy Goodman which you would support the expansion by six or eight FOUR of ﬁve candidates in North Vancouver-Seymour times, the amount of oil that face the public at an all-candidates meeting Monday. goes through in heavy tankers through our Burrard Inlet?” he option on the ballot and now there is one, one asked Thornthwaite. “There’s been tankers in the Burrard Inlet for that is truly a free-enterprise, right of centre years,” Thornthwaite responded. “I obviously party, instead of pretending to be one, as the don’t want to become a major port for super B.C. Liberals often do,” he said. All four candidates cited the importance of tankers, but we do have oil tankers there right now so we can’t put a stop to it. We can control B.C.’s ﬁlm industry, with Hanson pushing for a boost to the province’s labour tax credit. it.” “It makes no sense to have a tax system that Everyone in North Vancouver-Seymour needs the economic beneﬁt of oil production, isn’t competitive with other jurisdiction and then just have the business go elsewhere. We all lose,” according to Thornthwaite. “How we’re going to get those natural Hanson said. Thornthwaite said the industry could beneﬁt resources to market is going to assist you in your health-care demands, your education demands, if the government works with the ministry of your social development demands, so we need to ﬁnance to gain an understanding of all the ancillary actually get that resource out of the ground and jobs that beneﬁt from the movie industry. Wilson and Hanson appeared to be in accord transport it,” she said. Methods employed by unions also proved on the subject of housing affordability. While some co-op housing may help, Wilson divisive for Thornthwaite and Hanson. After employees sign union cards, a labour said the key issue is the economy. “We have to get more money coming in and board tallies the number of cards ﬁlled out before deciding to certify a union. Employees better jobs so that people can actually afford to considering joining a union should vote with a live here,” he said. Hanson concurred. secret ballot, according to Thornthwaite. “The solution lies in better jobs and as long “He does not support the secret ballot,” she said of Hanson. “The problem with that is that as we’re doing things like having ferries built in unions are very intimidating and workers feel Europe instead of right here in North Vancouver, there’s no way that we’re ever going to have a intimidated.” The card-check certiﬁcation system is chance,” Hanson said, drawing a raucous round simple and expeditious, making secret ballots of applause. Helping seniors stay in their homes and unnecessary, according to Hanson. Webbe made her case for the value of increasing funding for education and health care are three of the most vital issues facing the independent thought in Victoria. Approximately one out of 400 votes cast in province, according to Webbe. “I’m sick and tired of education relying on the legislature have gone against party lines since this endless cycle of parent fundraisers. Schools 2001, according to Webbe. “I can agree with whichever party I think and health care should be funded based on need, not based on what’s available,” she said. presents the best policies,” she said. Hanson and Thornthwaite also sparred over Her characterization was disputed by ﬁscal responsibility, with Hanson blasting the Thornthwaite. “I can tell you with the B.C. Liberals, a lot Liberals for selling assets to attempt to balance of the MLAs do vote against the government what he called a “phony” budget. Thornthwaite bills, that’s a fact. We’re allowed to do that,” the hit back at the NDP for missing nine out of 10 spending targets in the 1990s. incumbent said. Wilson supported sport and trophy hunting. Wilson characterized the last 20 years of B.C. “That’s a great industry it should be politics as a see-saw balanced between two nearly encouraged,” he said, drawing gasps and derisive indistinguishable left-wing parties. “B.C. desperately needed a viable conservative cries from some audience members.
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Festival adjudicator Jay Brazeau and Barry Walker The 2013 edition of the Theatre B.C. North Shore Zone Festival of Plays kicked off Sunday with an Ice Breaker Party at host venue Presentation House Theatre. The festival, which got underway Monday, features a different play every night by member clubs until it comes to a close on Saturday. The party gave those involved an opportunity to mingle as well as chat with adjudicator and acclaimed North Shore actor Jay Brazeau, who was in attendance. For more information on this year’s festival and full lineup, offering nine plays over six days, visit phtheatre.org.
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Todd Major SOME people say you learn more from your mistakes than you do from your successes. When it comes to gardening, that opinion really rings true for many good gardeners. Among the many major mistakes (no pun intended) I have made over the years, there was the walnut tree incident. When I was ﬁrst starting out I planted a black walnut tree (Juglans nigra) in a concrete planter, the walnut tree rapidly proceeded to punch its roots through the drain holes in the bottom of the planter and grow down through a crack in the patio below. The ﬁnal result was a slowly bulging planter that ﬁnally disintegrated leaving a pile of soil and the bottom of the planter ﬁrmly attached to patio. My advice: Learn your plants and understand where and how they grow before you plant a large, aggressive tree into a small planter. And listening to the advice that walnut trees are sometimes called “pavement busters” would also help. Here’s a mistake one of my friends made. She asked me to give her some suggestions for a plant that would grow well in a boggy, wet spot adjacent to her house. After suggesting several plants, she fell in love with a picture of giant rhubarb (Gunnera manicata) that I had sent her. Gunnera is native to South America, loves moisture and grows leaves up to 3.5 metres across while producing a thick, large rhizome that sits on the surface
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GUNNERA grows to an impressive size. The herbacious perennial grows best in damp conditions, but gardeners beware: its roots will search relentlessly for water, so be sure to plant it well away from your house’s drain tile, writes horticulturist Todd Major. of the soil. It is truly a prehistoric and amazing looking plant. Only one problem: Gunnera roots will search relentlessly for water and since it was planted near the house, the roots found their way down into the house’s drain tile, which became plugged. My friend spent several hundred dollars removing the gunnera and ﬁxing the drain tile. I did warn her not to plant it close to the house where its roots would creep their way into the drain tile, but enthusiasm overtook reason. My advice: do not plant
anything next to the house for any reason. Instead, plant away from the house. And install a half a metre wide strip of clean crushed gravel along the house to use as a maintenance strip while using the planting bed and plants to conceal the gravel strip. Here is a brief list of other gardening mistakes to avoid: Mistake No. 1: Fertilizing with blood meal, bone meal, alfalfa pellets or ﬁsh emulsion. This type of hippie guru stuff is strictly for amateurs. The problem with all of those types of so-called fertilizers is the lack of accurate
concentration guarantee and the source is unknown, so you could be receiving potentially useless or toxic substances with those types of fertilizers. Mistake 2: Applying Epsom salts to enhance nutrient uptake. This old myth rears it head every spring when rhodos and camellias develop intervienal chlorosis (yellow between the veins). The truth is that if your plants develop this problem you should test the soil pH and lime accordingly to ﬁx the low pH problem. Raising the See Have Courage page 14
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Have courage to make mistakes in garden From page 13 pH will allow the plant to access more nutrients in the soil and lime will also supply magnesium which is what Epsom salts supplies. Mistake 3: Never till the soil deeply. It is true that healthy soil that has been properly dug, amended and mulched may never need to be re-dug. However, soil that is compacted, waterlogged, eroded, or just poor quality should be dug deeply, amended with organic matter and mulched. Deep digging does kill off some beneﬁcial soil organisms; however, those organisms quickly re-establish in the soil, especially with the addition of organic
matter which is their food. And soil must be prepared to allow new plants to fully realize their potential. Mistake 4: Trench composting is good for the garden. Whenever decomposition occurs, there are gases that are given off and those gases are toxic to plant roots and soil organisms. Decomposing green or vegetable waste is also attractive to rodents, like rats. So in an urban environment, trench composting is silly and problematic. Use a proper rodent-proof compost bin instead. Mistake 5: Prune long stems by heading back to control length or height. Heading cuts remove the end of a branch which removes hormone control
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HOME green guide From page 13 Quiet Place: A program for adults to learn about the practice of the sit spot, an activity to hone the naturalists’ eye Saturday, May 11, 1-2:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604990-3755. Lynnmouth Park Rehabilitation Project: Help remove invasive plants, plant native plants and learn about the local ecology while restoring the native plant population in the park Sunday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at Mountain Equipment Co-op, 212 Brooksbank Dr., North Vancouver. Info: dmcdonald@evergreen. ca. GardenSmart Workshop — Patio Veggies: Learn how to grow great food in containers Tuesday, May 14, 7-8:30 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604-990-3755. Info: northshorerecycling.ca/programs/gardensmart-workshops. Eat Your (Micro) Greens: A program for families with children ages ﬁve to 11 Sunday, May 26 from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30-3 p.m. at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver. Fee: $25 per non-member family or $15 per member family. Registration required: 604-718-5898 or familyprograms@ vandusen.org. Bird Survey: All levels of birders welcome on the ﬁrst Saturday of the month, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Maplewood Flats Conservation Area, 2645 Dollarton Hwy., North Vancouver. Info: 604-9034471. Info: wildbirdtrust.org.
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CULTIVATE project co-ordinator Jesi Carson (foreground) and Theunis Snyman, both of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, work alongside volunteer Steve Neufeld in North Vancouver’s new Queensbury Garden. The sharing garden, located in an empty lot behind 644 Queensbury Ave., will host workshops and youth programs as well as supply fresh produce for the Harvest Project. Emily Carr students initiated the project, made possible by a Vancouver Coastal Health grant and supported by local businesses, including Cornerstone Landscape & Construction Group.
Bird Walk: Join the Wild Bird Trust nature walks the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. Meet in the parking lot at 2645 Dollarton Hwy., North Vancouver. Info: 604-903-4471. Info: wildbirdtrust.org. 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. There are demonstrations, guest speakers and workshops. New See more page 20
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HOME green guide From page 18 members and guests welcome. Info: Donna at 604-986-9360 or Heather at 604-987-5382. 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. 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 at 604-929-2928 or Chris at 604-924-1628. Edible Garden Project Volunteer Orientation Night takes place the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. Learn about the projects the Edible Garden Project is running and how to get involved. Location will be provided upon registration. Registration and info: ediblegardenproject.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: 604-327-8693 or greenclub.bc.ca. The Upper Lonsdale Garden Club meets every second Thursday of the month, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the basement of St. Martin’s Anglican Church, 195 East Windsor Rd., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Dianne at 604-980-3025 or email@example.com. 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, 7:309:30 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-922-6608. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CHERYL Green and her eight-year-old daughter Olivia have started sunﬂowers and intend to plant more around their yard for the Lynn Valley Life Project Sunﬂower campaign. Prizes will be handed out for the tallest sunﬂower, biggest head, greatest number of sunﬂowers and the sunniest block with the most neighbours involved in the project. The community organization is also encouraging Lynn Valley schools and businesses to show their spirit by planting sunﬂowers. For seed packets, contact info@LynnValleyLife.com.
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - North Shore News - A23
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IT feels just like Christmas to be able to open the ﬁrst book in a fantasy series that you know is going to be wonderful.
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Cuts for kids GRADE 10 Carson Graham secondary student Anika Fairholm has her hair sheared off at the school’s annual Cuts for Cancer event. Volunteers from North Vancouver hair salon The Dye Lot were on hand to cut off participating students’ hair, which will be donated to Wigs for Kids.
The Raven Boys, book one of The Raven Cycle, certainly does not disappoint. Stiefvater is the established author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races which received very positive reviews. Raven Boys is a cleverly conceived mystery/romance in a fantasy setting. Blue Sargent, a teenage girl living in a home of female psychics has always known that her true love will die at the touch of her lips — a horrible prediction to have to face. She must also deal with the Raven Boys, afﬂuent young men from the ultra swank Aglionby Academy on the edge of town who regard
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - North Shore News - A25
Having polite children involves teaching Parenting Today
MOM is sitting and watching TV and 11year-old Owen is in the kitchen.
“Bring me a glass of water,” Mom says to Owen. Later that evening Owen is doing his homework at the kitchen table and says to his mom, “I want a glass of orange juice.” “That’s no way to ask,” his Mom responds. “What should you say?” Aiden and Caroline are playing in the den at the end of a long hallway. Mom yells to let them know that she wants them to wash their hands and come for dinner right now. The next day the kids are again playing and they yell at mom to come right now because they need her help. She yells back that if they
want to talk to her they should come to her, they know where she is and she doesn’t appreciate being yelled at. If we want our kids to learn good manners, we need to model the behaviour. Mom can say please when she asks for the water and she can walk down the hall to talk to the kids about dinner. She can also give Aiden and Caroline some notice rather than expect them to drop everything in that exact minute and come to the table. For our kids to learn good manners we need to teach, model and then expect them. It requires us to be aware of how we behave and what they need to learn. We all know, for example, that many young parents clean up their language when they have a child. Suddenly they can imagine some of the more unsavoury words and expressions they use coming out of the mouth of their child. The same is true of our behavior. If we want our kids to say please and thank you, we need to not only ask them to do so and teach them when to do so, we need to show them by our actions. Appropriate use of technology is going to be an
increasing issue when it comes to manners. If Mom and Dad put their phones on the table when they sit down to dinner and actually answer any calls that come in, why should they be surprised when their kids want to do the same? Dad and Simon are going to the hardware store. Simon is pleased that his Dad has included him in this trip. They are going to buy some parts they need to repair the kitchen faucet. They are chatting about the work that needs to be done and why the faucet broke. Then the hands-free phone rings and Dad takes a call. For the rest of the drive he chats with a colleague about an upcoming golf game. After the faucet is ﬁxed, Simon and his Dad are chatting in the living room when Simon’s phone rings. He goes to answer it but his father stops him saying, “Let it go to voice mail. We’re having a conversation, it’s rude to take a call.” Simon says nothing but certainly thinks about the call his father took in the car. Children can also be rude by farting, belching, coughing loudly with their mouths open and the like. Instead of saying, “That’s disgusting!” teach them. They actually don’t know about proper behavior if
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IF we want our kids to learn good manners, we need to model the behaviour, writes author and professional speaker Kathy Lynn. we don’t tell them. One way we can get into trouble with teaching manners is by laughing at them when they are inadvertently rude. What’s cute in an 18-monthold might be downright rude two years later. But it’s confusing for them if you suddenly change your reactions. A challenge for parents and
kids occurs when the child wants your attention while you are talking to another adult. Teach them to approach quietly and wait. You should respond as quickly as possible. Whispering is rude. Teach your children to either say what they need to say out loud or ask to speak to you privately. Having polite children
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North Vancouver City Library’s Teen Photo Contest and Gala: Until May 10, teens in grades 6-12 are invited to email to the library a single photo in which they have captured this year’s theme “The Right Place at the Right Time.” A panel of experts will evaluate the submissions and the short listed entries will be displayed throughout the library. The winners will be announced at a gala on
Art Contest for North Vancouver Students: As part of the North Vancouver RCMP’s anti-grafﬁti program they will partner with the city and district to invite students to participate in the beautiﬁcation process of North Vancouver. Selected art will be enlarged and wrapped around utility cabinets. The theme will be “Nature of the North Shore.” Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, May 15, 4 p.m. Info: Cst. Julia Bitar, 604-969-7424 or julia. email@example.com. BOOKtopia: A children’s free literature festival will take place during the month of May at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. The festival is intended to promote literacy, celebrate language arts and cultivate creative See more page 46
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DAVID Lewis uses eye pencil to create aging lines on Brian Tuck during a recent two-day workshop at Windsor secondary. Students were taught how to apply theatre makeup by graduates from Vancouver’s New Image College of Fine Arts. The student actors will transform one another with creative stage makeup for the school’s production of Macbeth, which runs May 8-11. Call the school at 604-903-3700 for tickets, $15/$10. Scan this photo with the Layar app for a video and more photos from the workshop.
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Julius Walsh, 13, Seymour Heights elementary Art teacher: Julie Zinck Favourite art: painting Favourite artist: John Hartman His teacher writes: Julius displays a mature creativity in his work. His sense of colour and composition combined with his use of multiple surfaces produces amazing art works. Young Artists of the Week are selected from North Shore schools by Artists for Kids for displaying exceptional ability in their classroom artwork. For details, visit the website artists4kids.com.
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Book’s characters glow with life From page 23 Stiefvater’s beautifully written novel will have you on the edge of your seat. I can’t wait for Book 2! Perfect for teen readers who want a touch of the supernatural mixed in with their romance. The False Prince, Book 1 of the Ascendance trilogy, is another well-written fantasy set in a pseudo-medieval world. Adventure, murder, piracy and lots of ﬁghting and edge-of-theseat suspense make this a gripping tale. A group of street orphans are chosen by a ruthless nobleman who wishes to place one of them on the throne to avert civil war in the kingdom. The king and queen are dead and the prince, the rightful heir to the throne, has been missing for several years. The boys soon learn that only one of them, the one chosen to impersonate the prince, is likely to survive the training. The tension escalates and it appears that Sage, an orphan with a sharp wit and clever instincts is likely to emerge as the winner. Intrigue abounds in a tale with lots of clever plot twists. Sage is a strong character and readers who love the writing of Suzanne Collins and Megan Whalen Turner will relate to his struggle to survive. This is great reading especially for boys age 10 and up. The Runaway King, Book 2 of the Ascendance trilogy, continues the story of Jaron, prince of Carthya.
The suspense increases as he survives an assassination attempt and realizes that in order to save the kingdom he must leave it. Only by approaching his deadliest of enemies is there the slightest chance of his kingdom surviving and little chance that he himself will live. The sequel has just as many plot twists as the ﬁrst book and readers will be riveted by the dangerous escapades of Prince Jaron. The Summer Prince, a stunning dystopian novel set in a futuristic Brazilian city, is author Alaya Dawn Johnson’s ﬁrst young adult novel. In the lush setting of the fabulous city of Palmares Tres, a young artist tries to make a name for herself. Then her world is turned upside-down when she encounters Enki, the new Summer Prince who is destined to die at year end according to a 400-year-old tradition. The writing is wonderful and takes the reader into the heart of a culture which worships the samba, art and spectacle above all. The characters glow with life and the setting is brilliantly realized. I held my breath in an agony of hope and anticipation while reading the ﬁnal chapters. An amazing read and I can’t wait to see what this talented author will write next. Fran Ashdown worked at the Capilano Branch of the NV District Library. She loves retirement as it offers much more time to read fantasy and avoid vacuuming. For more information, check your local libraries.
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BROCK Morford is presented with a Youth Recognition Award at the District of West Vancouver’s Youth Appreciation Awards ceremony on April 29. Scan this photo with Layar for a video and more photos from the event.
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IN honour of Youth Week, held annually during the ﬁrst week of May, all three North Shore municipalities held awards ceremonies to recognize the achievements and community contributions of local youth.
On May 6, the City of North Vancouver, with the assistance of a selection committee, presented Civic Youth Awards for outstanding supporters of youth and to youth between the ages of 10 and 24 years of age in six categories. Youth Centennial Scholarship ($1,000) Jazica Chan, Darya Julali, Sarah Lacroix, Emma McFarlane, Anahita Rahmatian Youth Recognition Award Jamie Balansa, Lindsay De Fehr, Elizabeth Laboucan, Anahita Rahmatian, Savannah Snakeskin, Ryan Shore
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Youth Leadership Advisory Board (Family Services of the North Shore): Jane Bullock, Matthew Douglas, Savannah Duggan, Aga Duszynska, David Jung, Han-Gyeol (Hazel) Kang, Laura Luo, Chloe Noel, Samantha Smith, Renee Sun
Outstanding Youth Team Award Africa Water Bank Ambassadors (Carson Graham Secondary School): Jasper Cattell, Sarah Duggan Lucas Giles, Sydney MacLennan, Emily Weemees Senior Improv Team (Carson Graham Secondary School): Madeline Kang, Chloe Koehle, Joey Logelin, Sarah Norvell, Melissa Plisic, Jasmine Price, Anna-Angela Shishmanov, Chaira SoligoHudson, Nicole Spencer, Max Stickel Cancer Awareness Club (Sutherland Secondary School): Catriona Campbell, Allison Harlow, Sarah Jordan, Jana Markovic, John Leung, Victoria Rodrigues, Sophia Stewart Mosaic Multicultural Club (Sutherland Secondary School): Amit Dhuga, Beatrice
The District of West Vancouver’s Youth Appreciation Awards were held April 29 in the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre. The awards were presented by Mayor Michael Smith and council and youth emcee, Hannah Robinovitch. Youth Recognition Award Nathan Slater, Wesley Strong, Christian Fenn, Parker Wieck, Celine Chen, Jolee Tung, Heather Corbett, Rose Gallo, Vanessa Quimpo, Yasmine Johnson, Darien Nahanee, Brock Morford, Hao Yan Youth Community Enhancement Award Margaret Berton, Sabrina Wang, Andrew Rowntree, Dorothy Rhee, Chae Ri Lee, Cherry Zhi, Anna See Dozens page 44
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On May 14th Capilano Universityâ€™s Board of Governors will vote on a plan to cut close to $3 million in programs.
Hit the pause button.
The plan is being rushed through even though the University has the ďŹ nancial reserves needed to make better choices than these cuts. Students and programs will lose out unless the University opts to take a second look.
Send a message. Tell Capilano University administrators and Board Members, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, to think again.
Go to www.hitthepausebutton.ca and make your voice heard. Capilano Faculty Association
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A group of Grade 5 students from Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School have earned a spot in the Destination Imagination Global Finals, to be held May 22-26.
Mutant Gummy Bears bound for Tennessee KGMS team advances in Destination Imagination Christine Lyon firstname.lastname@example.org
ALBERT Einstein famously said, “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” For a group of Grade 5 students at Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School, imagination is taking them all the way to Tennessee. After winning honours for creativity, teamwork and problem solving in regional and provincial tournaments, the Mutant Gummy Bears — comprised of seven KGMS students — have earned a berth in the Destination Imagination Global Finals to be held May 22-26 in Knoxville, TN. Destination Imagination is an educational program where student teams are tasked with thinking outside the box to solve open-ended challenges. Securing a spot in the ﬁnals has special meaning for the students at KGMS, an independent school for children with learning disabilities. “Their self-esteem can be quite beat down because maybe they’ve been told ‘You’re not that smart’ or ‘Why can’t you ﬁgure this out?’” explains team manager Trish Summers. “I think this kind of challenge really validates for them that they are smart and they can do things.”
This is the ﬁrst year the school has entered a team in the Destination Imagination competition. The Mutant Gummy Bears are competing in a technical challenge called In the Zone. Their presentation includes a skit based on the dangers posed by cars. “They also had to build their own 10 cars that had to run on different power sources to get into a certain zone, almost like a bull’s eye on the gym ﬂoor,” Summers explains. In addition to their presentation, they will face an Instant Challenge in which they will be given just a few minutes to prepare and present a solution to a mystery problem. Summers said her team excelled in this portion of the competition at the provincial tournament, scoring 98.5 out of 100. “The kids are just so good at that and so I think that helps them know that they can succeed and that they have what it takes to make it and get through school,” she says. The KGMS team is among more than 8,000 students representing more than 1,250 teams from around the world that will advance to the ﬁnal round. Currently, they are reﬁning their presentation and raising money through bake sales and a “guess the number of gummy bears in the jar” contest. “It’s quite an expensive trip,” Summers says, estimating ﬂights, housing and food will add up to about $1,600 per student, “but we’ve heard all amazing things about it from teams that have gone in the past so we’re just hoping it’s an amazing experience.”
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required: northshoredeathcafe@ gmail.com. Housing Forum: The District of West Vancouver is considering allowing coach houses and will hold a public forum with a distinguished panel to speak on the topic Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m. at Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver.
Author Talk: Annie Paquette will talk about her book Left, Right, then Center: A story From the Middle, an insightful and humorous spiritual memoir Wednesday, May 8, 7-8:30 p.m. atLynnValleylibrary,1277Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-9870286, ext. 8144. Community Kitchen: The community is invited to a new eating experience Wednesday, May 8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. with the opening of the new Community Kitchen at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. The Chinese Seniors Outreach program will sponsor/prepare a Chinese lunch for a drop-in fee of $5 (or donation). Info: Rev. Judith Hardcastle, 604-985-0408 or Lori, 604982-8333. Death Café: A public salon that offers a safe and friendly environment to talk about death and dying will hold its ﬁrst North Shore gathering on Wednesday, May 8, 7-9 p.m. at Casa Nova Café, 116 East 14th St., North Vancouver. Registration
Simplify Your Kitchen: A free discussion about gadgets, food supplies and meal preparation Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m. at Café by Tao, 120-260 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. Info: meetup.com/simplifylife/ events/103991522/. Tech Connect: A drop-in presentation about two of the library’s most popular products: Zinio Online Magazines and Press Display Online Newspapers Wednesday, May 8, 7-8:30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca. Watershed Connection: Learn about North Vancouver’s watersheds through dialogue, interactive watershed activities and meeting other community members Wednesday, May 8, 6-9 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West FirstSt.,NorthVancouver.RSVP: northvancouver watershed. eventbrite.ca. Sea to Sky Regional Heritage Fair: Local students will display their creative understanding of Canada’s past against a backdrop of Celtic and Persian song and dance and heritage activities FriSee more page 44
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LEGO professional builder Robin Sather displays a bug he constructed that will be part of the Lego Garden at Park Royal. Lego lovers can help Sather build the garden and watch him construct giant ﬂowers and insects on May 11 at Park Royal North and on May 18 and 25 at Park Royal South from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on all three days.
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three years, she has been the chairwoman of North Shore Parents of Multiples, which is a non-proﬁt support group that offers various events and programs, including a meals-on-wheels-type program WHEN Jennifer Garden became a mom for the ﬁrst for new parents. “If it’s your second time having multiples, you deﬁnitely have time, she didn’t expect it to be so difﬁcult in the a lot of work but you have a good grasp of what you’re actually beginning. getting into,” explains Garden, adding it can be a lot to manage for Her twins, Hannah and Charlie, kept her on call almost 24/7, ﬁrst-time parents of multiples. When Garden ﬁrst found out she was having twins, her husband as she tried to catch up on sleep between long feedings. The babies took more than an hour to breastfeed, and Garden would often was excited but her parents might have known something she have about 20 minutes of downtime before she had to do it all didn’t. “They were excited, there’s no doubt. But probably the same over again. “That was just incredibly, incredibly physically and mentally reaction I have now when someone tells me they have twins (which) is, ‘Oh, I’m so happy,’ and on the inside I’m thinking, oh challenging,” she recalls of those ﬁrst few months. Garden says no one can really prepare you for the amount of my goodness, hang on,” she says with a laugh. As a health professional, Garden was a bit nervous because sleep you lose as a new parent, but having a great support she knew that twins are considered a high-risk pregnancy. network helps. For the past Fortunately, hers was an easy pregnancy, and the babies were born healthy. Now ﬁve years old, Hannah and Charlie are getting ready for kindergarten in September. “It’s a big change and I know they’re ready for it. I’m not sure I am,” admits Garden. Each stage of development has presented its own set of challenges, but the young siblings have created a special relationship. “There is a really special bond between twins,” she says. “They’re very much a little team.” Garden says her parenting style is based on mutual respect with ﬁrm boundaries. When asked if she thinks parenting has changed since she was a kid, she agrees there are some differences. “The models for parenting have changed so much, and I think being aware of that is important because back in the day a slap on the bum or whatever was acceptable and today we know that positive parenting techniques work so much more effectively.” She still catches herself wagging a ﬁnger at the kids from time to time but tries to be aware of falling back on that authoritative style. It’s hard not to feel pressure to try to be a perfect mom, but there really isn’t such a thing, she adds. Of all the challenges parents face, Garden believes sleep deprivation is one that is often overlooked but can cause a lot of stress. In her professional work as an occupational therapist specializing in pediatrics, Garden has seen how sleep deprivation affects parents and kids. “If your child is not sleeping, an entire family unit is disrupted,” she explains. “We have to look at that as a fundamental piece to health and wellness.” Her personal and professional experience with sleep deprivation inspired her to start a sleep consulting business called Sleepdreams, which focuses on sleep issues in children. Although she has had her hands full raising Jennifer Garden twins, Garden says she is open to having more has her hands kids. full with twins “I would love to have more, I just think Charlie and they’re incredible little beings, but I think my Hannah. husband’s still in twin shock,” she says with a laugh. E WAKEFIELD NEWS PHOTO MIK
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Foundation offering free e-cards for moms HEART disease and stroke is a leading cause of death for women in Canada, but many don’t know it.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation noted in a recent press release that women are more likely than men to die of a heart attack or stroke. It further stated in the release that by taking care of themselves and making
their risk. ■ Commit to one small lifestyle change every day to see big gains in heart health. This Mother’s Day, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is encouraging people to give the gift of heart health to their mom using one of the organization’s new e-cards. The cards help moms free up some time to exercise and relax by featuring a pledge from the card giver to take
incremental heart-healthy lifestyle changes, women can reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 80 per cent. According to the release, moms (and all women) can take action now to make health last with these three easy steps presented by the Heart and Stroke Foundation: ■ Assess their risk for heart disease and stroke. ■ Talk to their doctor about
on extra chores at home, read to their mom, spend time together or more options. You can also make a donation in her honour to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. There are cards specially designed for kids, teens, and adults, and each card gives you the option to include a personalized message. The free e-cards can be found online at: thehearttruth. ca/e-cards/.
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BREAKFAST in bed is a popular Mother’s Day gift, and pancakes are a fairly easy treat to add to the breakfast tray.
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Ambleside Orchestra rehearses Wednesdays, 3:15-5:30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Intermediate level of musicianship required.
Bring a music stand. Info: David, 604-922-1035. Caroun Photo Club: Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Visitors are welcome. Info: carounphotoclub.com. Circle Dance: Learn easy dances with music and steps from many traditions the second Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m. (arrive 6:45 p.m.). Admission by donation. Registration and location: Wendy Anne, 604-988-3522. Dare to be Heard, presented by the North Shore Writers Association, meets the ﬁrst Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at Mollie Nye House, 940
Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. The association invites writers of all genres, ﬁction and non-ﬁction, to read their work in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and to listen to other writers share their work and talk about the writing process. Readers are invited to attend to get to know established and new local writers. Free for members and non-members by donation. Deep Cove Ladies’ Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday of each month at Lions Garey Ham Court, 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Sally Scott, 604-924-1923. The Dutch Kofﬁeclub meets the third Wednesday of every
month, 10 a.m. to noon at the food court, Park Royal, south mall, West Vancouver. Meet new people and keep up your Dutch language or improve it. The club welcomes Flemish and South African people also. Used Dutch magazines and books will be available. Info: Henk, 604-987-4978 or Nel, 604-987-6879. Gleneagles Scottish Country Dance Club: Experienced classes every Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn Elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. Info: Simon, 604-925-9333. Meals on Wheels needs volunteers on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings. Info: 604-922-3414 or northshoremealsonwheels.org.
North Shore Chamber Orchestra meets Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Sutherland Secondary, 1860 Sutherland Ave., North Vancouver and is looking for new string players (especially bass players). Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-980-3132. North Shore Chorus meets Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 p.m., at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: 604985-2559, nschorus.com or email@example.com. Sing-along Wednesdays: “Mr. Piano” Peter Vanderhorst will play the piano to lead a sing along of favourite songs the ﬁrst Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon at the
Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door. Info 604-925-7292 or silkpurse.ca. Sing-along Wednesdays: Composer Michael Conway Baker will lead a sing along to show tunes and other favourites the third Wednesday of every month, 10:30 a.m.noon at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door. Info 604-9257292 or silkpurse.ca. Soroptimist International of North and West Vancouver, a volunteer service organization See more page 45
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE
Salmon starts menu for mom Hennessy hosts a local lunch
Romancing the Stove Angela Shellard
THIS Sunday is Mother’s Day, and a lovely way to say thank you to your mum on her day is to host a special luncheon in her honour.
Deana Lancaster Contributing writer
THERE are few family businesses as legendary as Hennessy Cognac.
Ask your dad and your siblings to dress in their Sunday best and come over for an afternoon of shared memories and appreciation for that wonderful lady (increase the recipes if necessary to make enough to feed the assembled crew). Happy Mother’s Day to all the great mums out there.
least two hours ahead to allow ﬂavours to blend). To make salmon cakes, cut the salmon into cubes and place in a food processor; add the next seven ingredients (lemon zest through salt and pepper); pulse food processor slowly until ingredients are well combined but still have
From its origins in 1765, when the distillery was founded by Richard Hennessy, an Irish ofﬁcer serving in the army of Louis XV, it’s a brand that’s been loved by kings and empresses, and even once packed north, for an expedition to the Arctic. So when an invitation recently arrived to have lunch with Maurice-Richard Hennessy, an eighth-generation member of the Hennessy family, I cleared my schedule. Like all long-lived companies, Hennessy has always been smart about innovation, willing and able to change with the times. (Like in 1817, when the future King George IV of Great Britain, asked Hennessy to create a “very superior old pale cognac.” Since then the initials VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) have been used as a benchmark for the entire industry. Of course, some things don’t change. To be a true Cognac, the spirit must be produced in Cognac, from the Ugni Blanc grape (we know it as Trebbiano here); it must be distilled twice in copper pot stills called alembics, and must be aged for a minimum of two years in Limousin oak from the Limoges region of France.
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Salmon Cakes with Lemon Mayonnaise Make the cakes ahead of time and refrigerate until it’s time to cook them. You can also make 16 small cakes and serve them as an hors d’oeuvre rather than a plated appetizer. One 16-oz salmon ﬁllet, skin removed 1 tsp freshly grated lemon zest; 1 tsp freshly grated lime zest ½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro 1 tsp Asian hot chili sauce (sambal oelek) 1 Tbsp Thai ﬁsh sauce (nam pla) 1 egg yolk Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ¼ cup vegetable oil Lemon mayonnaise: ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup sour cream ½ tsp freshly grated lemon zest 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp ﬁnely minced parsley or cilantro
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SALMON cakes with lemon mayonnaise can be made ahead of time as part of a special menu for families on Mother’s Day. ½ tsp very ﬁnely minced garlic Freshly ground black pepper to taste Mixed greens for serving plates; black sesame seeds for garnish To make the lemon mayonnaise, stir all ingredients together in a small bowl until well combined. Chill until ready to serve (make this at
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Cognac cocktail suits menu From page 39 Hennessy is the world’s largest Cognac producer; making about 50 million bottles a year worldwide, or more than 40 per cent of the global supply. To corner that kind of market share, you have to keep up with trends, and these days, the trend is a delicious one: cocktails. Mind you, using Cognac in a cocktail is nothing new, says Maurice-Richard: “The
ﬁrst Mint Juleps were made with Cognac.” But Hennessy is better known for sipping neat or on the rocks, so he was in town to help showcase its versatility. With the help of one of Vancouver’s best bartenders, we sat down to a fourcourse lunch at Vancouver’s Wildebeest restaurant, each dish paired thoughtfully with a Hennessy cocktail. First up: an earthy Humboldt squid cassoulet, served with wild garlic purée,
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paired with Wildebeest mixologist Josh Pape’s Hennessy Citrus, made even smoother with honey and elderﬂower. His Hennessy Ginger was well matched with crisped pork belly and trotters stuffed with chicken liver mousse; the ginger and whiskey in the cocktail helped cut the richness of the dish. Then we were on to the mains: roasted sweetbreads with wild mushrooms, and incredibly tender beef short ribs, both paired with the “Hennessy Apple,” mixed with Cynar, Punt e Mes, French vermouth and apple juice. Dessert, Wildebeest’s excellent sugared doughnuts, came accompanied by Pape’s elegant version of the Hennessy Berry: made with blueberry and cherry juices. The verdict: fantastic. The smooth nut and spice ﬂavours of the Cognac pair well with food, and Pape’s recipes added ﬂavour and complexity, rather than any kind of cloying sweetness. He used the Hennessy VS (Very Special, aged for a minimum of two years). The VSOP is aged a minimum of four years, while the XO (Extra Old) get a minimum of six years, but typically 20 or more years in a barrel. Want to make your own version of a Hennessy cocktail? Here’s one version of a Hennessy Berry, provided by the Cognac maker. Place 1½ parts of Hennessy with six mint leaves, one spoon of brown sugar, ½ part of raspberry juice, and ¼ part of fresh lime juice in a shaker with crushed ice. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds, then empty, with ice, into a glass. Top up with more ice and ginger ale, then garnish with fresh berries. Enjoy it on your deck in this week’s sunshine! DeanaLancasterhasbeenwriting about food and wine since 2000, and worked in restaurants for more than a decade before that. Follow her on twitter @deanal, or send her an email, to deanal@ telus.net.
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Raspberry jelly makes tart ﬁlling From page 39 some texture (you don’t want a smooth paste). Form the mixture into eight small cakes. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat; fry the salmon cakes in two batches, cooking for about two minutes per side or until golden brown and crispy on the outside but still moist on the inside. Keep the ﬁrst batch warm on a paper-towel-lined plate while frying the second batch. Add more oil to pan as required. To serve, place a small handful of mixed salad greens on each of four serving plates and top with two salmon cakes. Place a small dollop of lemon mayonnaise to top of each cake and sprinkle with black sesame seeds. Makes four servings.
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into ﬁne shreds Salt and freshly ground black pepper In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender; add the snap peas and cook about 30 seconds longer. Drain, reserving one cup of the pasta cooking water. In the same pot, heat the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat; sauté the mushrooms until they begin to brown. Add the cream and the wine and cook, stirring, for about two minutes. Add the Parmesan and the spinach and cook, stirring, until the spinach wilts. Return the pasta and snap peas to the pot and stir until warmed through, adding enough of the reserved pasta water to lighten the sauce to desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper; sprinkle with basil and stir gently to combine. Makes four luncheon servings.
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Kaitlin Sarah Young and Shuhei Kawabe Linda and Grant Young, of West Vancouver, and Nobuko and Katsuhiko Kawabe, of Tokyo, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Kaitlin Sarah Young and Shuhei Kawabe. The wedding is scheduled to take place in Tokyo in October.
Gordon McConnell Gordon McConnell, seen on his wedding day in the photo above and a recent photo at right, will celebrate his 100th birthday on May 13. He was born in 1913 in a CN railway station in a small town in Saskatchewan. He married his wife Ethel on Aug. 17, 1940. The couple raised their two sons in North Vancouver, where Gordon worked with the school board. He has two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His family and friends wish him a happy 100th birthday.
Jack and Nancy Cameron Jack and Nancy Cameron were married on May 6, 1948. The couple, who have lived in West Vancouver for 65 years, will be celebrating their anniversary with a family dinner. Their family and friends congratulate them and wish them all the best.
Renée Fisher and Shawn Edwards Pat Lim and Blair Fisher are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Renée Fisher and Shawn Edwards, of Calgary. The wedding is scheduled to take place on Savary Island in August.
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Local students get ﬁrsthand look at lab life TWO North Shore students were among four from the Lower Mainland who recently donned lab coats at the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics to become gene researchers for a week.
According to a press release, research scientists Michael Kobor and Wyeth Wasserman welcomed the students to their labs as part of the Canadian Gene Cure Foundation’s Gene Researcher for a Week program. Each year 50 students from across Canada are chosen to be placed in the labs of inﬂuential scientists over spring break. Leanne Kim, a Grade 11 student at Carson Graham, was introduced to the study of epigenetics in the Kobor lab. Fellow North Shore student Amira Badreldin, who is in Grade 12 at Argyle, was introduced to Wasserman’s bioinformatics lab. “I learned a lot about the biological and laboratory processes involved with research, but also the computer analysis, which plays an enormous role in the research,” she says. “I think this was a phenomenal experience for me, especially as I intend to pursue medical school or biomedical engineering, it was a great learning experience to see what type of work is done and what the environment is like,” she adds. For more information, visit genecure.ca or cmmt.ubc.ca. Send details, along with your contact information, for our regular Noteworthy Neighbours section to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Dozens of local youth recognized From page 28 Yamaoka, Sara Choi, Minah Seo, Alexandra Fraser, Jonas Kwok, Briana Dunlop, Junbeom Yoo, Hweedong Yoo, Celine Jeon, Julie Jeon, Anisha Navaratnam, Carol Wu, Hannah Rahim Outstanding Youth Team Service Award n Nicole Compagna, Ryley Dewar, Anna Gouthro, Mary Heale, Samuel Ives, Zoe Leonard, Ryan McKenzie, Ben Morley-Senkler, Wesley Strong n Emma Allan, Megan Allan, Sarah Moignard, Stefany Schulhof n Sam Gray, Natasha Heavyside, Ryley Dewar, Arek Shredski, Alex Kyriazis, Emily Fedusiak, Duncan Lucas, Frannie Bradford, Kendall Lewis, Tara Tyab, Jillian Trach, Scott Panther, Blake Hendersen n Adam Mitha, Justin Wong, Sailesh Suri, Jun Jeagal n Babak Khorsand, Dikran Karakas, Sam Shahrokhi, Tiam Koukpari, Celine Chen, Samiya Hassan n Alex Son, Ashley Kim, Celine Chen, Celine Jeon, Grace Geng, Hannah Robinovitch, Jenny Diemer, Jillian Trach, Julia Tikhonova, Julie Jeon, Samiya Hassan, Su Ji An n Laura Essery, Kenya Chung, Eva Cai, Sara Choi, Emma Gallello, Celine Jeon, Faranak Ghorbaniz, Jackson Lees, Joshua Larsen,
Julie Jeon, Kevin Hunt, Lara Sophie Boleslawsky, Madeleine Lamer, Rhys Mann, Sean Larsen, Kimberly Harrison, Jasmine Marshall, Blake Merilees, Ryan Ritson, Nicolette Tsavdaris n Banfsheh Dereyat, Renee Sun, Kiana Ziafat, Kimia Ziafat, Yasaman Dereyat n Jin Chun, Su Ji An, Stephanie Chang, Eric Wei n Adam Chandani, David Chen, Madeline Turner, Mark Bakhet, Sean Kim, Toby Roper, Yichu Dai n Mark Bakhet, Connor Hughes, James Guscott, Matthew Zwimpfer, Nicky Allen n Ashleigh Kearns, Megan Steffens, Sophia Gupta n Cayla Kaufman, Emma Rahemtulla, Gina Stylianides The District of North Vancouver handed out awards to 71 recipients during its 2013 Civic Youth Awards event on May 6. Youth Recognition Award Audrey MacKenzie, Bruce Bryant, Celeste Crowe, Christian Olsen, Claudia Gonzalez, Danny Vaughan, Jackson Spencer, Katelyn Foster, Rylee Walker, Sarah Bombay, Sarah Lacroix, Valentina Ramos, Dana Rossbacher, KC Rossbacher, Mark Anderson, Niyousha Bastani, Renee Sun Outstanding Youth Friendly Business/Supporter of Youth Award
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Dance demo POONEH, artistic director of the Academy of Middle Eastern Dance, leads students in Arabic and Persian dancing at Capilano Mall. The group will be performing again on Saturday, May 11 for a Mother’s Day celebration. The show runs from 3:35-3:55 p.m. outside the north entrance to Walmart. Scan photo with Layar to watch a video of the group dancing.
community bulletin board From page 31 day, May 10, 6-8 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: nvma.ca or 604-990-3700, ext. 8016. Argyle Cabaret: A dinner and dance will take place Saturday, May 11, 7 p.m. at Mulgrave school theatre, 2330 Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver. The gala event will showcase Argyle music students and also raise funds for graduation music student scholarships. Admission: $55. Tickets: cabaret.fusionticket.com. Festival du Printemps FrancoFun: Ecole Andre Piolat will hold its annual spring fundraising fair Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 380 West Kings Rd., North Vancouver. There will be French music, games and traditional food and more. Lonsdale Spring Celebration: Celebrate your neighbourhood Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.2 p.m. behind Harry Jerome Community Centre at 21st Street and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. Free activities and live entertainment. Info: northvanrec.com.
Motown Breakdown: A rhythm and blues and Motown themed fundraising dance in support of West Vancouver Youth Band Saturday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. at the West Vancouver ice arena, 786 22nd St. The evening will feature Wednesday at Ernie’s and Groove ‘N Tonic. Admission: $45/$35. Tickets: westvanyouthband.ca. Info: 604-921-3412. Queensbury’s Spring Event: Be part of a community fair at Queensbury school Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2020 Moody Ave., North Vancouver. There will be plant sales, garage sale tables, bouncy castle, jousting ring plus more. Free entrance. Info: Tracey, tmorettin@ shaw.ca. Silver Harbour Spring Sale: Craft sale, gifts, woodwork, stained glass and more will be for sale Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Info: silverharbourcentre. com or 604-980-2474. Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue will hold an adoption event with a Mother’s Day theme Saturday, May 11, 1-5 p.m. at VanPet in Lynn Valley Village, North Vancouver. Info: 778-227-4505. Drop In, Log In, Learn: Free one-on-one tech tutorials for adult beginners Sundays, May
12 and 26, 1:15-2:15 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Tech-savvy teens will help with questions about computers, mobile phones, PDAs and other hightech devices. Info: nvcl.ca. Canadian Workplace Culture: North Vancouver City Library is offering a free interactive workshop for internationallytrained new Canadians Wednesday, May 15, 1:303:30 p.m. at 120 West 14th St. Registration is not required. Info: nvcl.ca. West Vancouver Historical Society will hold its annual general meeting Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre, 695 21st St. Speakers from the ﬁre museum will be featured at the meeting. Handsworth Grad Class of 1973: A 40th reunion will take place Saturday, May 18, 5-11 p.m. at Cheers restaurant (upstairs), 125 East Second St., North Vancouver. Tickets: $30, includes appetizers. Payment can be made out and sent to: Handsworth Grad 1973 40th Reunion, 270 East 10th St., North Vancouver, B.C., V7L 2E1. Info: Pat Comey, email@example.com. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email event info to listings@ nsnews.com.
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what’s going on From page 38 for business and professional women, meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September to June, 7 p.m. Info and location: 604-9800108 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests are welcome. SpeakerHub Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, 5:457:15 p.m. in the Education Centre at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. The organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly supportive environment. Guests are welcome. Info: justin.dyer@ shaw.ca.
byoVoice (Bring Your Own Voice): A choir that focuses on the joy of singing rehearses Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Repertoire will include a wide variety of styles and languages, in ancient and contemporary forms. Participants need some musical ability, but do not need to read music. Fee: $120 per year. Info: lynnvalleychurch.com or 604-987-2114. Between the Sheets: This Deep Cove book club meets the ﬁrst Thursday of every
month from 7 to 9 p.m. Each member recommends a book and they take turns hosting discussions in their homes. New members welcome. Location and info: Adele, 604-929-5621 or billadele@ shaw.ca Bingo: Every Thursday, 6-10 p.m. at the North Shore Alano Club, 176 East Second St., North Vancouver. Info: 604987-4141. Canadian Federation of University Women: The North Vancouver chapter of this national organization committed to improving women’s status and human rights meets on the second Thursday of every month, September to May, 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604980-1274 or cfuwnvwv.vcn. bc.ca. Chancel Choir: New members are invited to join the choir which practises on Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. No experience necessary. Info: st-andrewsunited.ca or 604-985-0408. Community Lunch: Come and enjoy lunch with other people in the neighbourhood, Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Sharing Abundance Association at St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Info: st-andrews-united.ca or 604985-0709.
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Rockridge, West Van score B.C. hockey titles Andy Prest firstname.lastname@example.org
A pair of West Vancouver high school hockey teams showed off their shootout prowess en route to winning provincial titles at the B.C. championships held May 3 at Coquitlam’s Planet Ice.
Saturday’s semiﬁnal at MacDonald Park actually started well for Capilano as a Matt Simms scored a penalty kick for a 3-0 lead. From there, however, the scoreboard spun only for James Bay for the rest of the half. A converted try in the 13th minute made it 7-3 James Bay and then the game broke wide open with Dave Moonlight making an incredible play, blocking a kick and catching it all in one motion and running it in for a try. With time winding down a missed defensive assignment for Capilano led to a third try and by the halftime whistle it was 22-3. While the scoreboard said blowout, the Capilano sideline felt much differently. Larisch said there wasn’t screaming or panic during the halftime talk, rather afﬁrmation that the Caps were actually playing well and that luck would have to change. “Their pressure resulted in points and our pressure resulted in heartbreak . . . we were very unlucky to be down 22-3.” said Larisch. “We put ourselves in a really big hole. It wasn’t because we had a bad start — we actually started really well, we prepared really well, the guys came out and played very well.” With the wind and slope of the pitch now favouring them, Capilano charged back in the second half with tries from Adam Zaruba, Simms and Steven Jones, all the while playing shutout defence. By the 70-minute mark the game was all squared up, 2222. After 80 minutes the score was still tied so on they went to play two 10-minute overtime halves. James Bay struck ﬁrst with an unconverted try in the ﬁrst overtime but Capilano once again fought back, this time against the wind, with Taylor Dalziel touching down to tie it up. Here the hard luck came back, however, as Capilano’s
Rockridge secondary claimed gold at the Tier 2 level while their neighbours from West Vancouver secondary won the Tier 3 title — there are three tiers of play with Tier 1 being the highest level. In Tier 2 action the Ravens scored their second straight provincial title, beating W.J. Mouat 3-2 in a shootout to lock up the gold. Rockridge ended up with the win but they had to battle hard just to take the game to a shootout. Trailing 20 heading into the third period, Rockridge got a goal from Isaiah English to pull within one and then James Murray got the equalizer with the goalie pulled and 55 seconds left on the clock. Tournament rules stated that games tied after regulation went straight to a ﬁve-shot shootout, although that number apparently was not passed on to Rockridge goalie Sam Gray. Up 1-0 after two and a half rounds, Gray went into full celebration mode after making his third save, believing that it was an NHL-like three-shot shootout. “It was actually quite funny,” said Rockridge head coach Kenneth Kim. “He did his celebration, threw off all his stuff. He had to put it back on. It was pretty classic.” Two rounds later Rockridge got their clinching goal from David Begert and then it was time for all the Ravens to join in
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MEMBERS of Capilano Rugby Club’s elite men’s team drive for the goal line in a match against James Bay earlier this season. The same two teams met in the CDI Premier League semiﬁnals Saturday in Victoria with James Bay claiming a thrilling 34-27 win in overtime to advance to the championship game.
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Thrilling comeback falls just short in B.C. semiﬁnal Andy Prest email@example.com
THE Capilano Rugby Club’s elite men’s team would certainly rather have a win and a berth in the CDI Premier League provincial ﬁnal following their semiﬁnal matchup against James Bay in Victoria on Saturday but, perhaps, the team can take some solace in participating in what was, by all accounts, one of the most entertaining rugby games ever seen in these parts.
The Caps fell behind big early but roared back in the second half, eventually sending the game to overtime before ﬁnally falling 34-27 to James Bay. “It’s unanimous from their spectators and ours that it was one of the most exciting rugby games seen by anybody,” Capilano head coach Tom Larisch said after returning home to the North Shore. “It was ﬁlled with every type of drama — mistakes to high end skill play. It had everything. It was a great spectacle for the sport and it was played in good spirit.” For Capilano it had everything except a happy ending. For James Bay the win gave the team a little revenge after losing last year’s championship game to Capilano by a single point.
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Kick off of crossbar in overtime a backbreaker From page 47
convert nailed the crossbar and bounced straight up into the air, falling back to earth just outside the goal line. “It was brutal,” said Larisch. “If that convert goes through we probably win the game because now they have to score and they’re deﬂated.” Instead James Bay’s Spencer Dalziel, Taylor’s brother, took sibling rivalry to a new level by beating his bro’s squad with a try in the 98th minute. The win moved James Bay to this Saturday’s championship ﬁnal against Burnaby Lake while sending Capilano to the sidelines for the summer. “We just kept plugging away and we were rewarded by our efforts with a hugely exciting comeback but we just couldn’t ﬁnish it off,” said Larisch. “The guys believed in the plan and we got right back into it but unfortunately we just created too much of a hole to win in regulation and once it goes into overtime it’s anybody’s game.” Though the bounces were unkind to Capilano, Larisch said their opponents were deserving winners. “I have to give full credit to James Bay,” he said. “The guys played outstanding and for them to regroup for overtime and play how they did in overtime was quite surprising, because it looked like we were going to kind of manhandle them.” Larisch said he’ll leave the 2012-13 season
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feeling good about the club even though they fell short of a repeat championship. “I couldn’t be prouder of the effort of the players,” he said. “The club is in a good spot. Last year at this time we retired ﬁve or six key players and next year we’re only going to be adding to what we already have. Hopefully we can bounce back and make another go of it next year.” ••• Four Capilano men’s teams were in provincial semiﬁnals on the weekend, a strong show of force that also stretched the club very thin. The Div. 1 team lost 18-3 to Burnaby Lake. Following the match ﬁve players took a Heli-Jet to Victoria to provide reinforcements for the shorthanded premier team, arriving ﬁve minutes before kickoff. At the Div. 3 level the Tier A Capilano team knocked off Kats RFC 15-10 while the Tier B squad beat Comox 15-12. Capilano’s Klahanie Field will play host to four provincial ﬁnals this Saturday with the Caps taking on the Brit Lions in the Div. 3 Tier A ﬁnal at 11 a.m., Capilano B playing Abbotsford RFC in the Div. 3 Tier B ﬁnal at 12:40 p.m., the Surrey Beavers meeting Abbotsford in the Okanagan Spring Brewery Men’s League 2 ﬁnal at 2:20 p.m. and Vancovouver Rowing Club facing Abbotsford in the Okanagan Spring Brewery Men’s League 1 ﬁnal at 4 p.m. General admission tickets for the day are $15 or $10 for under-15s and students with valid IDs.
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CANADIAN national team member Angela Lancaster is a hit with the kids from the West Vancouver Field Hockey Club during a skills camp held May 3 at Ambleside Park. The camp was part of a campaign on now to raise the proﬁle of the national team while also raising funds for international training and competitions. As part of the campaign, Canada’s U21 women’s team will take on Argentina in a friendly game May 24 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Ambleside’s Rutledge Field.
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VANCOUVER Canadians mascot Bob Brown Bear (right) meets some young ball players during opening day ceremonies for Forest Hills Little League held last month at Eldon Park. Little Leagues across the North Shore are now in full swing.
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PLAYERS from West Vancouver secondary celebrate a goal at the B.C. high school hockey championships. Scan with Layar to see more pics.
ROCKRIDGE captain Nickolas Serbic leads his team onto the ice during the Tier 2 provincial championships. Rockridge won their second straight title.
High school hockey makes for interesting mix play signiﬁcantly in the ﬁnal, taking a 3-0 lead on goals from Quinn Thompson and Sam Crookbain followed by a beautiful solo effort by Paul Levine. Carney made it 3-1 but Bjorn Knutsen rounded out the scoring with an insurance goal to make the ﬁnal 4-1 for West Vancouver. Stoddart said the scoreline didn’t match the action on the ice because Chi came up big in net for the Highlanders. “We deserved to win but it didn’t have a 4-1 feel to it,” he said. “Jeff Chi really did it for us, had a really good game. He made some saves that he might not make all the time. The more he kept standing on his head, the more the guys wanted to get it done.” Hockey is a welcome addition to the high school sports world,
said Stoddart. “Traditionally hockey isn’t in high schools so they don’t get to share that high school experience of playing with their peers with the school logo on the jersey,” he said. “I’ve always though that in high school the guys that play hockey don’t get the recognition in a lot of ways because they do it all behind the scenes. So it’s nice for these guys to be able to put on the jersey and play with their friends. As the season was going on they really were getting into it. I think they’re quite proud of themselves.” The win gave West Van their ﬁrst provincial hockey title. “The boys are quite pleased to be able to put a pennant up — our ﬁrst hockey banner that we can put on the wall in the school.”
the celebration. His premature disrobing aside, Gray actually played an excellent game between the pipes, said Kim. “Usually he doesn’t play goal — he refereed the whole year,” said Kim. “He’s like a house goalie who hasn’t played goalie this year. He stood on his head for us.” The Ravens were made up of a mixture of house and rep players with two Major Midget League players, Begert and Nick Lyons, providing the top-end talent. The strength of the team was in its strong defensive crew that included Lyons, Matt Cameron, captain Nickolas Serbic and Grade 9 player Carter Stephenson who was just picked in the ninth round of the WHL bantam draft. “Itbuildsfromthebackside,” said Kim. “It was just a good, solid crew on the backside. They propelled us this year.” The B.C. high school hockey league, now in its fourth year, * has a unique setup that allows players of varying skill to form a school team in the spring following the ﬁnish of most other hockey seasons. House Unbeatable prices on top name brands like Michelin, BF Goodrich, Firestone, Toyo and more. players get a chance to blend with kids who may be headed to the WHL and beyond. “It’s a nice mix of these kids,” said Kim. “A lot of times they play on high level, highly competitive teams — they don’t really get to play with their friends.” At the Tier 3 level West Vancouver got their shootout scare in the semiﬁnals as they beat Whistler secondary in a high ﬂying 7-6 thriller. “It was one of those ones where as a coach you were like, ‘Oh God, this is a nightmare,’” said West Van bench boss Dan Stoddart. “The kids were just run-and-gun, last-goal-wins kind of mentality. Once that kind of gets away on you you’re kind of like, ‘OK, I hope we get the last goal.’” The high scoring continued in the shootout as West Van potted four of their ﬁve attempts while Whistler notched three. In a change of form, the game actually ended on a save. West Van’s Jeff Chi shut the door Starting from Starting from in the ﬁfth round to send the Highlanders to the ﬁnal against Port Coquitlam’s Archbishop Carney. West Van tightened up their
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(Formerly of Underwood Ave, North Vancouver) who died March, 2013 at Dartmouth General Hospital, Nova Scotia, would like to thank all those who phoned, emailed, sent cards & offered much needed words of encouragement & support. All your letters were read to him. Special thanks to family from UK & Labrador, Darryl R. & Dutch R. for visiting, and friends in NS who brought food & helped look after our dog. A get together of friends & co-workers will take place at the Lynn Valley Legion, North Van, May 12, 2013 at 1400 & onwards. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to your local SPCA or Royal Canadian Legion. Wife, Cynthia, Baikie families of Labrador and Hodgins families of England
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ALCOCK, Alan Victor William Sep 13, 1926 - Apr 17, 2013 Born in Lewisham (London), England, he joined the RAF at a young age, served in WWII, and came to Canada shortly after. Predeceased by son Alan and parents Victor and Beatrice; survived by son Devon, grandchildren Christopher and Danielle, and Devon’s mother Annie Miller (all of Ontario). Special thanks to the staff at Capilano Care Centre and all of the caregivers and friends from over the years. In memoriam donations to Army, Navy, and Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) Unit 45 - N. Vanc. are welcomed. A celebration of life has been held with a family memorial to be arranged in Ontario.
Archie passed away peacefully on May 1, 2013 at 90 years of age. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday May 9, at 2pm at First Memorial, Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver B.C. Always loved and sadly missed by his cherished wife of 68 years, Kathleen, his many nieces and nephews in Ontario, Scotland, Australia, and all of his wonderful long-time friends. A Navy Veteran of W.W. 11 Archie was decorated by King George V1 at Buckingham Palace for bravery. He is a true HERO. “Farewell for just a While”.
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LIVINGSTONE, Catherine May 11, 1959 - April 28, 2013
Catherine, suddenly left left us into Catherine suddenly God’s loving arms. She endured a great deal in her shortened life and did so with great courage, always her sweetness and elegance shone through. Catherine, was was predeceased predeceased by Catherine her younger brother Derrick, 1991 and father Jack, 2008. She is survived by her mother Barbara, sister Karen (Terry), and her loving significant other Chris. A small graveside service will be held at the North Vancouver Cemetery (Lillooet Road) at 1:30pm on Thursday, May 9th. In our hearts forever.
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Our cherished mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully Monday, May 6, 2013 in North Vancouver, B,C. Ellen was predecessors by her beloved husband Melville in 2000 and is survived by her son Lawrie (Devon), daughter Heather (Jim), grandchildren Richard, Kimberly, Paul, Rachelle, great grandson Aiden, brother Jack, nephew Tom, great, great nephew Ryan and many more nieces and nephews. Ellen was born in Quesnel, B.C. On September 15, 1915 the eldest of five siblings and the only girl. Ellen accomplished many remarkable achievements over the years including learning to fly (where she met and taught her future husband Melville) to cycling throughout North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. She leaves behind many friends, acquaintances and joyful times. In lieu of flowers; memorial donations can be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation. A memorial service in her honour will be held at 2:00 PM at the Highland’s United Church; 3255 Edgemont Blvd. North Vancouver, B.C.
PLATT, David Elwood (Sam) 1933 – 2013
Sadly we announce the passing of David Elwood Platt at Lions Gate Hospital on Saturday, May 4, 2013. He is survived by his loving family; his wife of 55 years, Nancy; daughters; Sandra (Mark); Barbara (Paul); Beth (Nick); sister-in-law Jane; four grandchildren; Jackie, Steven, Leslie and Blake; also survived by his two sisters, Jackie and Beverly. Elwood was a long time resident of North and West Vancouver. He enjoyed working with his hands and had a love of the outdoors – specifically, Sheridan Lake in the Cariboo. He began his career in the sign business in the early 1950’s and later had his own construction company. He was the second longest serving member of Scouts Canada. Elwood was also a member of his high school fraternity which still exists. He was a member of Highlands United Church in North Vancouver where a service will be held Saturday, May 11th at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elwood’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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GARAGE SALES 2080
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CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Notice is hereby given to creditors and others having claims against the following estate: OLWEN SYLVIA GOUGH, also known as OLWEN GOUGH, Deceased, formerly of 725 Inglewood Avenue, West Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned executrix at 937 Drayton Street, North Vancouver, B.C., V7L 2C5, before the 31st day of May, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Brenda Giovinazzo, Executrix
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: THE ESTATE OF SYLVIA HEATHER THOMPSON, also known as SYLVIA H. THOMPSON, SYLVIA THOMPSON, SYLVIA HEATHER LOZEJ, SYLVIA H. LOZEJ, SYLVIA LOZEJ, SYLVIA HEATHER FOWLER, SYLVIA H. FOWLER, and SYLVIA FOWLER Deceased, formerly of # 205 - 14 E. 19th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2Y8 Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Sylvia Heather Thompson are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix, Barrie Cotter c/o Millichamp & Company, Lawyers, 210 - 1530 - 56th Street, Delta, BC V4L 2A8 on or before June 14th, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.
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2 Asian Armoire Art 21x29. $50 EACH Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th Street, North Van. Mon - Sat. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (604) 987-5938
For Sale Miscellaneous
ARTIST PRESS for print making, creative art products exc condition: $105. Singer sewing machine needs cleaning $25. Treadmill hardly used $25. Lazyboy recliner like new, brown leather $50. 604-341-3034 Collectible typewriters $75, men’s navy suit size 36, $50, men’s tweed coat $35, ladies black coat $60, 604-985-1968
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IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
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TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
Jane & Pam 604-985-3783
Too Much Information (Part II) Imagine a world that fills many personal needs in a child’s life, letting them connect to others 24/7, without the pressures of face-to-face interaction. That world is social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pheed, Tumblr ... Possessing many positive aspects, social media use comes with risks. Red flags: • The risk of developing inappropriate online relationships is higher for teens with self-esteem issues, who lack meaningful friendships and have low levels of communication with parents. • Behaviours that are difficult in person may be easily manifested online – bullying, flirting, risk-taking. • Research demonstrates that unintended sharing of personal information can have harmful effects on reputation, education and employment opportunities. • Be wary of high numbers of “friends,” especially those who are unknown to your child. • Middle of the night computer usage may be an indication of a developing problem. • Remember: what happens on the web stays there, even if deleted. Best not to share information, photos or videos that can come back to haunt you. Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138
DOUBLE WOOD bed frame w/ head board and foot board, $100 glass topped dining table + 2 benches $100, brass tea trolley $50, 604-926-6194
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $405,000, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
FURNITURE oak dining suite 6 chairs, upper & lower hutch $1500; chair $150, tables $100 each; love seat $200; desk $75, maple chest $100, queen size bed set (2 end tables & lowboy) $650; fine china for 8-300 lamps $150. CALL after 4pm 604-926-5260
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FREE FILL - Delivered for free. North & West Van. Minimum 5 yards. 604-985-4211
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
CASH PAID! TEAK FURN. + All RETRO & ANTIQUE items & collectibles Derek 604-442-2099 Thanks!
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788
PB RAG DOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, health guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-477-9961
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
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SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $499 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
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Houses - Sale
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
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Houses - Sale
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
**LARGE VIEW HOME w/ MORTGAGE HELPER** - GIBSONS 3 bdrm, 2 bath up, 2 bdrm, 1 bath in-law suite down. MLS# V986234 Great value! $497,500 Karen Judd Prudential Sussex Realty 1-604-740-4395 for viewings
Lots & Acreage
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
Other Areas BC
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
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
GALIANO EXECUTIVE Home & Cabin on priv beach, completely furn’d, many extras, ready to move in. Reduced to $849,000! Global Force Rlty. 604-802-8711 www.yourlinktorealestate.ca
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
3418 Blueberry Drive, Whistler, BC. Bare Land approx 13,500 sq ft. Panoramic views from Whistler to Mt. Currie. - $1,747,000 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Houses - Sale Real Estate
BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $700. Mission 1-604-814-1235
For Sale by Owner
Wanted to Buy
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PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
6020-01 STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
FUTON, pine frame, good condition, $90. 604-980-7146
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BROWN LEATHER love seat, mint condt. $400, Outdr Lounge Chair $25 obo, 604-986-6692
FREE UPRIGHT PIANO to be picked up 604-988-2742
LICENSED FAM daycare has full/ part time openings for 0-6 yr olds, flexible hrs, ideal for shift work parents, exc refs 604-985-5154
BLACK LEATHER collectable, Danish chair w/foot stool, grt cond $200 obo. 604-922-5251
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
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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
LOG CABIN on .8 acre, Sunshine Coast Roberts Crk, 1 hr - Vancouver, $225,000. 604-922-7836
Sechelt Sunshine Coast, 3 BR upr ste, 2 f/baths, 5 appls, $150 per night, 604-218-9166
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
★ CENTRAL LONSDALE ★June 1 Spacious 1 BR. Features large kitchen, lots of storage, heat/hot water incl. N/s, n/p. $1100 June 1 604-983-0634
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1 BDRM $900, 21st & Lonsdale, balcony, heat/hw inc, h/w fl, np/ns Adult bldg, ref’s. 604-904-9507 1 BDRM $995, quiet bldg, 17th/ Lonsdale, sec prkg, reno’d, incl heat h/w, 604-990-8262 985-1658 1 BR $895, 2BR $1195, reno’d, clean, view, 2nd/St Andrews, np, Jun 1, incls heat hotwater & prkg, Call 604-984-2148 1 Br, $910, 2nd flr, June 1 New appl & paint, Heat incl. quiet. gated, free prkg, no pets 1 yr lease. 310 E. 2nd. 604-700-7572
1 BR Central Lonsdale, bright & clean, new kitchen & carpets, d/w. $950 incls heat, hw, cable, ns np, June 1. 604-562-1260 778-985-0905 1 BR Condo, with view, E 1st/St Andrews, furn or unfurn, $1600 +, June 1, 604-833-5862, 926-0308 1 BR large 18/Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes, balc, elevator, ns np $965, June 1, 604-220-6817 1 BR, new bath/laminate flrs, avail, central Lonsdale, suit quiet ns, np, $1050/mo, 604-320-9238 1 BR top flr, 3rd level, laminate floors, gated prkg, Lonsdale @ W. 5th $925 incl heat, h/w, ns/np, avail 1st June 604-983-9469 1730 Chesterfield 1 BR top flr, skylights, Jun 1, 2 BR both facing West, skylight d/w, prkg pet neg. Jun 15, 604-987-5841 1BR, ste, $925, Avail June 1 Gated prkg, quiet, drapes, heat incl. no pets, 1 yr lease, 321 East 2nd. 604-987-5802
1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, June 1st. Refs req’d. 604-960-0452 2 BR, 1 bath, h/w floors, bright, fresh paint, new countertops, close to seabus & transit. On site w/d. Adult bldg. $1200. Chad, 604-328-5545 2 BR, 1 bath, lower Lons, city view, hw flrs, ns/np, $1350 incls heat/hw, June 1, 604-921-9668 2 BR large, $1250, New Reno’s, Now, View, ht, h/water, hw flrs, storage, ns, np, 604-986-5437 2 BR upper Lonsdale, $1250 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, June 1 604-202-3458
The Art of Asian Bodycare 7days, 10am-8pm, 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van
7010 Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm Personals
1050 Marine Dr. North Van. (by McKay) parking at rear
GENTLEMEN! Attractive discreet European lady is available for company. 604 451-0175
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Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ Bachelor $850 No pets, 604-988-7379 www.glassmanpm.com
West Van Apt. Rentals
West Van Apt. Rentals
Luxury Over The Seawall! BACHELOR, 1 BR, pool, rec. room, pet ok, 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287
A SHORT STAY North Shore 1 & 2 bdrm + penthouse long or short. Renos, families, pets ok, Execs. 604-987-2691
Avail Now -short term/furn, 1 BR ste $1550-$1650 ns/no pets grandmanor.ca 604-988-6082 HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com
1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA
2 BR suites Available Now. Starting at $1900. Beautifully renovated units with ocean or mountain views, 900sq.ft., hardwood floors & DW. Prestigious building steps from all amenities & Ambleside Beach. Sorry, No Pets. Call 604-922-4724 to view.
2 BR, Marine/19th, view, 7th flr, newly decorated, np, ns, 3 appls, June 1. $1675. 604-925-8851 Ambleside across from beach, 2 bdrm, patio, garden, w/d, f/p, n/s, $1500/m. June 1, 604-506-4933
Studios (Avail June 1), 1 BR’s (Avail Now & June 1), 2 BR’s (Avail June 1). Mnt/Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok.
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
LOVELY, FULLY Furn. self contained 1 BR ste, N Van, own wd, alarm, n/s, n/p, wkly maid, suits 1, $975, avail Now, 604-990-4835
1BDRM / 1BATH FULLY Furnished Patio Suite in Beautiful Pemberton Heights. This comfortable, lovely, bright garden suite is perfect for a single or couple. Close to trails and transit. Your own patio with access to the garden. Insuite laundry, newly renovated, full kitchen and electricity/heat included. Non-smoking only. Attached to a very nice home in a beautiful neighbourhood. Pets OK $1,100/Mo. email: email@example.com W VAN furn accom, priv. entry w/deck, own bath. suits student or working, ns, 604-921-7385
Houses - Rent
1 BR House, Central Lons, newer paint/carp, 2 appls, carport, lrg yd, ns, np, $1245/mo, 778-865-7455
4 BDRM / 3 BATH NEAR Lighthouse Park 3 - 4 bdrm, 3 bath. View. 5 appliances. Pets OK. $3,300 monthly. Call: (604) 926-1124. 5 BDRM Exec home, Upper Lons, nice view, quiet st, all appl, NS, NP, July 1, $3750 604-317-1727
Park Royal Towers
BRITISH PROPERTIES, 1496 Bramwell Rd. Lux. 7 bdrm/7bth, 8,300 sqft, nanny accomm, theater rm. Avail. Jun 8, unfurn, Min. 12 month lease. Ref. and credit check is req. $7,000/ month. Call Ali at (604) 782-5185
All Utilities Included
★ EXECUTIVE HOME ★ Edgemont Village North Van NS, $4500 + utils, 604-512-8830
1 BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq.ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq.ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq.ft.) Spectacular City & Ocean Views’ Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool
150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003
604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR & 3 BR Apt, June 1st Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar
145 West Keith Road. Studios (Avail Now & June 1) 1 BR’s (Avail June 1) 2 BR’s (Avail June 1) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356
STUNNING OCEANFRONT LOCATION Shorewood Manor 2020 Bellevue Avenue Large 2 BR from $3000 Unobstructed Water Views Professionally Managed Indoor pool, No Pets, Incl Heat & Hot Water Call 604.926.2713 www.austeville.com
1 BR, 2109 Bellevue. faces North West, h/wood, incls hw & ht, May 15, np/ns, $1000, 604-986-1294
3 BR apt, 2 bath, newer flrs. Mt Seymour Park area, ns, np, kids ok, $1600, now 604-987-7006
Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $775 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, June 1, 604-202-3458
Apartments & Condos
HI RISE. Central Lonsdale, 1 Bdrm, $1000. June 1. Inc heat/ hw. N/P, 604-985-3650
Westwind Apts 2025 Bellevue Ave, Rare Penthouse 2 bdrms, expansive ocean view, reno’d, also 2 bdrm mnt view & bach. Cat OK Senior discount 604-913-0734
3 BR $1500 July 15th, h/w flrs, incls ht, hw, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. NP, refs, 778-320-1554
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1BDRM/1BTH 1306-2008 FULLERTON Ave, North Van. Must see, 1bdrm, hi flr, view, all utils, pool, gym, new paint, new carpet, parking, 24 hr security. No Pets, $1,100 Monthly. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pink Palace on the Seawall
Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
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1 BR, in spacious home n/s female, internet, w/d, $495 incl, furn or unfurn 604-329-7449
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: email@example.com (604) 794-3428.
SHARE 3 BR furnished house, near bus stop, shops, professional or student, internet, avail Now, $500/m, 604-929-9667
1 BR + den heritage home, ctrl Lons, deck, view, f/p, 4 appls, ns, no dogs, Jun 1, $1200, 929-5729 2BR, $950, Lonsdale ground level Duplex, fenced garden, f/p, w/d, n/s, n/p, now/June, 913-0133 2 BDRM high bsmnt, harbour view, 1100sf, cent NV, fp, w/d, recent reno, bright, quiet, great yard, $1200 inc util 604-986-1044
2001 JAGUAR XJR, Just Serviced, new brakes/tires, exc. Cond. $12,500 firm, consider trade. 604-644-4440
Collectibles & Classics
2 BDRM Lynn Valley, 6 appl, n/s, n/p, lower flr ste, avail May 1st, $1,400 incl utils, 604-929-6032 2 BDRM main flr. East 1 St, North Van. Lrg south facing deck, n/s, n/p, refs, newly reno’d bath, new carpet/paint, 1 yr min lse, $1350 incl utils, shrd w/d, June/July 1, email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2 BR, Upper Lonsdale basement suite reno’d $1500 all inclusive, avail May 16, 604-725-5832
GIVE YOUR FAMILY THE BEST! 3 BR large & bright suite in Upper Lynn Valley sought after cul-desac. Recenty reno, insuite laundry, own entry. Huge backyard close to school, bus, library & world renowned trails within 4 mins. $1750 utils incl. Avail now. Call 778-996-2917 or exclusivepropertyrentals @gmail.com
1968 JAGUAR MK II Daimler, right steering, a/Care, exc mech., few rust, red lthr front seats need attn serious inq, $9500. 778 239 7416
3 Br. large $1915 , June 1 Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, playground, private yard, 1300sf, drapes, heat & prkg incld. dw, 1.5 baths, 1 yr lease. no pets, #1228 Emery Pl. Lynn Valley 604-987- 4922
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 email@example.com
Accelerate your car buying
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1990 JAGUAR XJ6, auto, 40AJ6 eng, 6 cyl, good cond. well main, 4 new winter & 4new summer tires $5,000 obo. 604-987-9068
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Out of Town
Sechelt Sunshine Coast, 2 BR bsmt, 4 appls, avail Now, $750 incls cbl/net, 604-218-9166
1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 126,000 kms. Must be seen $7,000 Paul (604) 803-5674
1 BR $985 +Util. Avail June 1, 1 pet ok. Seymour Area. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604.317.4114
Scrap Car Removal
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
3 BR upr ste, Lynn Valley, bright, new kitch/bath, ns/np, Now, $1600 + 60% utils, 778-870-4747 BACH bsmt ste, Upper Lonsdale, bus, w/d, cable, np ns, shr’d bath, $575 incl, NOW, 604-980-2950
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT
2010 Jeep Wrangler Sport
Red, local, only 65,000kms, alloys. Stk# P5797
Auto, a/c, 4x4, only 47,000kms, silver. Stk#P5795A
2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Crew Cab
2007 Ford Escape XLT
Wanted To Rent
Looking for a beautiful, peaceful, well maintained home, town home or spacious condominium, (minimum 1500sq. ft) in West or North Vancouver to care take and/or rent beginning June 1 or July (unfurnished or furnished). I am a former elementary school teacher, female in mid 50’s, who has been care taking a large West Vancouver family estate after the passing of my beloved mother. I am extremely responsible and conscientious, a non-smoker, without pets and enjoy keeping a quiet, immaculate, clean home. I am looking for a special residence to lovingly care for, as if it were my own, and begin a new life. Excellent credit history. Willing to pay up to $4000 a month for the right residence. Please call 604 922-7880.
4x4, diesel, ale, pwr group, only 55,700kms. Stk# P5726
2008 Dodge Charger R/T
2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
Black on black, leather, sunroof, Hemi. Stk# P5817
2012 Dodge Challenger
Black, only 42,500kms, leather, Bluetooth. Stk# 13208A
WOMAN EXECUTIVE my home sold, looking to share your multi level well maint home with view, 1 separate floor preferrred, West Van, Delbrook or Capilano. 604-987-6064
4x4, V6, good history, leather
6spd manual, hard top, pwr options, only 26,000kms, Stk# P5810
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab Low kms, loaded, park assist. Stk# 13218A
1600 MARINE DR., N.V. 604.980.8501
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AUTOMOTIVE HOME SERVICES cont. from previous page
9160 05 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER GT
09 AUDI A4 QUATTRO
STK 951171 WAS $10,900
STK 952260 WAS $30,900
Convertible, leather, 5spd.
AWD, loaded only 49,000kms.
Sports & Imports
North Shores Best
08 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL AWD
12 FORD EXPEDITION MAX LTD
STK 952230 WAS $48,900
10 JEEP WRANGLER SAHARA Hardtop, 6spd.
04 DODGE RAM QUAD CAB 4x4, Hemi, super clean.
STK 951851 WAS $16,900
All cars fully reconditioned to Central Auto standards 2008 Saab 9-3 2.OT, 36,000 original kms, glass roof, alloys, dealer serviced, white with sand leather. $20,850
2007 Toyota Rav 4 Limited AWD, 4cyl, auto, glass roof, a/c, alloys, only 105,000 original kms, dealer serviced, immaculate. $16,850 1994 Mercedes Benz SL 500, 67,300 original kms, full options, very well serviced, desimo graphite metallic with sand leather, immaculate. $14,850 For more information on these cars & others call Ted
09 MERCEDES BENZ ML 320
05 DODGE DAKOTA SLT 4x4, V8, auto, loaded.
Diesel, leather, navigation.
Stk 951661 WAS $36,900
STK 951751 WAS $14,900
13 CHEV CAMARO RS
20” wheels, loaded, only 3,000kms. Stk 846081 WAS $35,900
11 CHEV AVEO
5spd, hatchback, only 24,000kms.
STK 951851 WAS $13,900
13 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
11 FORD F150 XLT SUPER CAB
STK 951990 WAS $35,900
STK 952330 WAS $26,900
4x4, auto, loaded.
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $5,100 obo 604-786-6495 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
Financing & Leasing Available
2005 Hyundai Accent GSI Manual 178,000 kms Very clean and well maintained. Great on gas. $3,000 email: Mayday44@telus.net
2006 CHEVY Express cargo van, 5.3L, 140 K kms (hwy), good cond. $6900. 604-983-0920
2004 Jeep Liberty Ltd, 60,000 original kms, 6 cyl, glass roof, leather, alloys, auto, a/c, pwr seats, pwr windows, immaculate. $11,850 2004 Toyota Camry, 69,000 original kms, V6, LE, auto, glass roof, alloys, immaculate. $10,850 2005 Mercedes Benz Smart Diesel, 67,000 original kms, passion model, pwr windows, a/c, glass roof, immaculate. $7,850
843 West 1st St. N.Van
09 MINI COOPER
STK CD37111 WAS $19,900
STK CD93542 WAS $22,900
Auto, leather, only 16,000kms.
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
All Types Cleaned. Efﬁciently, Professionally & With Pride. AngelRestoration.com
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
02 GMC SAFARI
STK CD04791 WAS $64,900
STK 8G64501 WAS $9,990
4x4, every option, only 18,000kms.
09 VW JETTA TRENDLINE 2.5
09 TOYOTA VENZA
STK CD13732 WAS $14,900
STK 952310 WAS $26,900
Leather, 5spd, sunroof.
AWD, low kms, one owner.
2009 VW Wagon TDI, highline, silver, auto, sunroof, leather, ext. warr, $19,800. Call 604-880-3556
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
18 YRS Professional cleaner. Get a jump on SPRING CLEANING!! Excellent refs 604-980-1495
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.
• Repairs • Renovations • New construction • Textured ceilings Prompt service. Free estimates.
Cell 604-671-0084 Email: email@example.com ACE DRYWALL. Avail immed. Board, tape, spraytex, repairs. 16 yr exp. No job too small. Mike 604-808-2432, 604-985-4321
NEW CONSTRUCTION Concrete Work, Framing & Forming. John 604-562-1122
• 7 days / 1000km exchange privilege • 100 point inspection • Carproof Vehicle History Report (carproof.com)
816 AUTOMALL DRIVE, NORTH VANCOUVER
−Augering −Water & Sewer line repair & replacement −Sumps −Drain Tile −Concrete Work −Foundation, −Excavation −Retaing Walls −Site restored Call Ron 778-227-7316 or 604-568-3791
# 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
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20% discount new customers Hourly rate $65 Fast service Free estimates Satisfaction Guaranteed
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
BobCat, Mini Excavator, Dump Truck, Trailer, Soil & Gravel, Drainge & Demo, 604-220-3316
CEDAR FENCES - best price 604-862-5545 Flyingfence.com
NORTH SHORE FENCES
Quality work by professionals Repairs and construction 604-230-3559
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CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101
Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc, Lic., BBB, 604-874-4808
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• New Lawn Installs • Replace Old Lawn • Lawn Drainage • Landscaping • Pavers Paving ~ Any size job ~
www.EnglishLawns.com CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING
★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
STEMS & SEEDS Complete lawn & garden services. Res/comm. Lic., Insured, WCB 604-925-0464
Lawn & Garden
Spring Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured
• Lawn Maintenance • Yard Clean-ups • Pruning/Hedges • Rubbish Removal
• Fertilizing • Aeration • Power Raking • Odd jobs
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
TROY TEATHER GUTTERS 15% OFF - 604-925-8711
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ABLE RENOVATIONS All home repairs & renos, large & small, North Shore only 604 319-2677
•Yearly Maintenance Programs •
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NORTH SHORE GUTTER DIVISION Call 604-987-7663
ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)805-8463/ 986-4026
FEATHERSTONE HOME Repairs. All types of maintenance & repairs. Call Joel 604-363-6004
#18405 Electrician Best Rates,
Labour / Odd jobs Home & Garden Indoor / Outdoor Clean up, removal, etc. North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079
TOP NOTCH HOUSECLEANING Since 1972. Our customers & staff stay with us for years. For a free, inhome consultation call 604-329-5562
CARPENTRY- STRUCTURAL work, beams, framing, mouldings. Professional, precise & licensed. Call 778-233-0559
# 1167 LIC. Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter. jcbrownelectric.com 604-617-1774
Reasonable rates, exc refs. For free est. Anna Cell 778-868-7714
Boarding & Taping, Small Jobs Welcome! Free Est.Reliable! Call Gurprit ★ 604-710-7769
ANNA CLEANING SERVICES
TROY TEATHER DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-925-8711
$20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 www.qualityhc.com
DUMPING Free Estimate Tel: 604-219-0666
View with Layar and Get a
WITH ALL life throws at you, who has time to clean? Call Merry Maids. 604-980-6100
Rare cargo van, mint.
ALL TYPES stone and brickwork Fully cert. mason. 778-378-3548 billingtonmasonry.com
8068 11 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT
CARPETS & UPHOLSTERY
AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476
A & A MILLWOOD QUALITY DRYWALL SERVICE
06 NISSAN XTERRA SE 4x4, auto, loaded.
Sports & Imports
Maintenance & Repairs. ★ Fast Reliable Service ★ Reasonable Rates ★ Experienced
Michael 604 619-1126
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HOME SERVICES 8160
Lawn & Garden
Seymour Lawn Maintenance
(Aeration, Lime, Fertilizer, Moss Control)
Aeration Lawn Cutting
$45. $23.00* 00*
* Prices Based on 2000sq.ft. + HST
Spring Clean-up, Pruning and Hedges, New Lawns, Manicuring, Landscaping and More! References available in EVERY neighbourhood on the North Shore!
Renovations • Additions Kitchens • Bathrooms Sundecks • Fences
North Shore’s Trusted Mason
www.billingtonmasonry.com Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
MASTER STONEMASON, Local, Experienced, fireplaces, facing, walls, stairs. Ivan 604-649-2271
T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117 ww.tastonewall.com
ALP ELECTRIC #89724 Low price, small job ok. Free ests Satisfaction guar 604-765-3329
BOOK YOUR LAWN CUTTING NOW! 604.986.0003 Ofﬁce 604.561.9100 Colin 604.218.7644 Al
Labourer Available rain or shine North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
STEMS & SEEDS
Serving the North Shore 25 yrs Insured - WCB
Chris 604-925-0464 PERFORMANCE GARDEN Service - LAWNCUTS Free Est Graig 604-986-3463
3 Rooms - $495 incl. 3 gallons of PREMIUM CLASSIC PAINT • Professional & Reliable • Speedy Response • Warranty
Call Peter: 778.858.5793
2013 Special Aeration, moss control $95. Lawn maintenance 604-726-9153 & 604-926-1526 All West Garden Services Lawn maint, p/raking, moss control, aerating, trim, prune top, general cleanups... CALL SUKH 604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988 ★CNN★ Weeding, Pruning, Trimming, Maint & Yard Work, Free Est. Nick 778-840-6573 ENGLISH LANDSCAPER gardener, 30 yrs exp, complete garden maint. Les 604-209-8853
FRESH CUTZ LAWNCARE First cut free ! Call 604-315-4653 GREEN PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Hedge trimming, tree pruning, yard maintenance, removal, Mike 983-3586 JB GARDEN'S Hedges, trimming & cleanups, pruning, weeding. Call Terry 604-354-6649 ★Jungle George ■ Hedges ■ Lawn/Garden ■ Pruning ■ Pwr Rake yard cleanup.
PACIFIC WEST LANDSCAPE SUPPLY. Soil, sand, gravel. We accept green waste. 1990 W 1st, North Van. 604-980-8334 TOP SOIL, sand, gravel, etc. Pick-up or Delivery. Headwater Management, 175 Harbour Ave, North Van 604-985-6667
A Master Painter Clean, Quality Work Free Estimates
604-349-3252 FAIRWAY PAINTING
Fully Insured 20 yrs. exp. • Free Est. Call 604INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS 10% OFF
JB’s PAINTING • Interior/Exterior • Professional • Reliable • North Shore company since 2001
604-773-4549 ALL-WAYS PAINTING. Quality work at an affordable price. Int/ext Pressure washing 604-985-0402 Color Me Velvet Female Painter & Color Design Specialist. Eva @ 778-708-1112 ★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reas. rates. BBB, 604-809-3842
Precision Craftsmanship Professional Service
BAMFORD CONSTRUCTION Ltd. Quality Renovations. 604-986-2871 www.bamford.ca
B.K. CONSTRUCTION. Renos, additions, kitchens, bathrooms, sundecks, fences. Brian Cell 604-916-1086, 604-988-1086
Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot
Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole Commercial & Residential
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
• $69/hr • 24/7 • Insured
CYHOME SERVICES.COM Int/Ext Renovations Home Repairs • 604-816-6192
FAIRWAY PAINTING 604 729-1234 Quality Home Renovation Int/Ext Kitchen & Bath www.OnSiteRenovations.com Call Mike Getzlaf 604 351 9316
www.RenoRite.com Bath, Kitchens, Suites & More Save Your Dollars! 604-451-0225 RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit ccirenos.com and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc. Lic. BBB, 604-874-4808
RJR CONSTRUCTION Small Projects Division. www.rjrrenovator.com Call 604-987-5438
PLUMBING & DRAINAGE
SAVE ON PLUMBING Licensed Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/HR. Same day service. Insured, BBB member Call 604-987-7473 Samy
Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695
8225 Exterior • Interior Residential • Comm. • Strata WCB Insured • BBB
Carpentry, Flooring, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Exteriors, Home Repairs, Odd Jobs & More!
AAA QUALITY Plaster Repair, Painting and Wallpaper. Free Estimate! 604-349-3252
Licenced Plumber & Gas Fitter
RENOVATE & REPAIR
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
Lawn Maintenance • Aerating Moss Control • Power Raking Trim • Prune Top • General Clean-Up
Clean-ups / Restorations, Hedges, Planting, Installs ...
Full Service Lawn & Garden Specialists
• Vinyl Waterprooﬁng • Deck Rebuilds • Custom Built Railings • Patio Covers
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
Call Brian Cell 604-916-1086, 604-988-1086
“Your Complete Sundeck Specialists”
NORTHLAND MASONRY. Rock, slate, brick, granite, pavers. 20 yrs exp. No job to small.. Please Call Will 604-805-1582
8180 Al Isaac & son Colin
Renovations & Home Improvement
15 years experience
Spring Package $109.99*
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Power Washing • Residential • Commercial • Strata • Walkways, Vinyl Siding, Patios, etc. • High End Interior Painting • Moss Removal • Fully Insured
604-723-2526 604-773-4549 Spring Cleanups: Driveways, walkways, etc. Get rid of that moss & mess around your home or work. ALL-WAYS Pressure Washing Driveways, sidewalks, decks, patios, houses. 604-985-0402
CERTIFIED Pressure washer Got no time for grime? Decks, Driveways, etc. 604-764-0515 PS POWERWASHING All types of powerwashing. Reas rates. Summer Disc. Peter, 778-858-5793
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ROOFING LTD. Est. 1968
• Cedar Shakes • Flat Rooﬁng • Asphalt Shingles • Roof Maintenance • Liability Insurance • A+ Rating BBB • WCB
All Season Rooﬁng
Re-Rooﬁng & Repairs Specialists 20 year Labour Warranty available
Troy Teather Rooﬁng 604-925-8711
1 A STUDENT JUNK REMOVAL Best prices! Friendly service. Free est. Jamie 604-961-0466
#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.
15% OFF TODAY!
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437
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
ROD’S RUBBISH REMOVAL Prompt, reliable, reasonable. Big/ small loads. 7 days 604-985-7193 STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009 www.studentworksdisposal.com
A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530 ABOVE ALL ROOFING Roofing, repairs, chimneys, skylights & gutters.over 30yrs exp. Brian Gale 604-985-9214 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357
DC STUCCO. 20 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385
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87 Mountain Hwy, N.Van.
Headwater Management TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery 175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver
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TREE WORKS - Tree & Stump Removal- Trim & Prune. Ins. 604-787-5915 or 604-291-7778
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GUTTER CLEANING. moss removal, roof cleans, Strata work, property managers welcome. Steven 604-723-2526
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