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Chief Skugaid cut adrift by Larco
avid Cobb fears for the future of an iconic piece of British Columbia’s maritime history. Cobb owns Chief Skugaid, a fishing boat that will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in March. The boat’s colourful history has included stints as a halibut schooner, a rumrunner vessel during U.S. prohibition and a fish packer for the salmon and herring fleets. “It’s a national treasure,” he said. “This boat should be hero of the republic as far as I am concerned.” Cobb, who once worked as an investigative journalTHERESA MCMANUS ist, said the Chief Skugaid was packed with so much herring at one point in the 1970s that it nearly sank off the west coast of Vancouver Island. When the herring was pumped out, the vessel was salvaged. “This boat has been in harm’s way,” said Cobb, who bought the vessel about three years ago. “It’s in harm’s way now.” Cobb was en route to a shipyard in Queensborough in June 2011 when his trip was thwarted by a mishap on the river. A gravel barge crashed into the rail bridge leading from the waterfront to Queensborough, preventing Chief Skugaid from accessing the shipyard. “I was forced to over at this place,” Cobb said about a spot on the waterfront near River Market. Cobb’s original plan was to do a bit of work on the Chief Skugaid at the shipyard, and then carry on and head up the coast, but he’s found it challenging to find moorage space for Chief Skugaid. “I need a dock,” he said. “I have been looking for a year – this dock is not ideal. I can’t find another dock. I would happily go to another dock.” Time is running out to find a new moorage spot for the boat. Soon after Chief Skugaid arrived on the waterfront, the property management company looking after the adjacent land asked Cobb to move along. The company stated that Cobb’s moorage of the boat at the wharf in the foreshore area constituted trespassing. Lawyers working on behalf of No. 143 Cathedral Ventures Ltd. filed actions in the Supreme Court of British Columbia
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In harm’s way: David Cobb is passionate about preserving Chief Skugaid, a century old ﬁshing boat. But he’s lost his moorage on the city’s river waterfront and is desperately looking for someplace to tie up on a permanent basis. seeking to restrain Cobb from trespassing on the property and the foreshore, to move the vessel from the property and foreshore, and to have the right to tow the vessel elsewhere and recover costs from Cobb. Court documents filed on behalf of Cathedral Ventures Ltd. state that Cobb has received a benefit and has been “enriched” by its use and occupation of the property and the foreshore, whereas the land owner has suffered a “detriment in being deprived of the use of its property and the foreshore” and has not been paid for the boat’s use and occupant of the plaintiff’s property and foreshore. In a letter to Cobb, lawyers acting for
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143 Cathedral Ventures Ltd. state that their client had never granted permission for moorage on the dock or on the foreshore. The letter also stated that the lease of the foreshore doesn’t permit overnight vessel moorage, float homes or live-aboards. According to the court documents, Cobb originally stated he would moor the vessel at the site for about two weeks until the bridge was repaired and would then proceed to the shipyard, but he remained at the site. Cobb argued that the site was a historical “common law tie up area” and stayed put as he didn’t feel he was illegally moored.
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Although Larco did not have a lease for the foreshore when Cobb arrived at the site, it later finalized a lease with the Vancouver Farer Port Authority on Oct. 1, 2012 and again informed Cobb of the requirement to move Chief Skugaid. In documents filed in November 2012, Larco stated that the defendant “continues to occupy the property and intends to continue the trespass unless restrained from doing so.” When Cobb didn’t respond to the lawyer’s request to vacate the foreshore and dock by Nov. 6, 2012, the company pursued the matter through the courts.
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‘DOGS GAVE ME HOPE, THEY GAVE ME A REASON TO KEEP GOING EVERYDAY’
Dogs helped Dawn ﬁnd a new life M
urphy, Amber and Izzy lay on mattresses, cuddled up in blankets, resting after a long morning
walk. Their “auntie” wraps them snuggly, petting them and encouraging them to rest. Axle, a mellow, handsome German shepard looks on, several feet back. “Auntie” (and “mom” to Amber) is Dawn Taylor, owner of New Dawn Doggie Daycare, a New Westminsterbased daycare centre Taylor founded seven years ago, when she was released from prison. Taylor spent more than a decade in prison, after being found guilty of second-degree murder of her common-law boyNIKI HOPE friend. Taylor says she acted in self-defense to protect herself from her boyfriend, who she says was physically abusive. The courts found otherwise. The time Taylor spent in jail was difficult, but there was one bright spot. Taylor started working with dogs through the B.C. dog program while inside. “Because I’d gone into a dysfunctional volatile culture that I’d never been introduced to or had any kind of understanding about, prison culture, dogs gave me hope, they gave me a reason to keep going everyday,” she says. Taylor was often scared but didn’t show it. “If you show fear, you don’t survive,” she says. Taylor had severe depression, but dog training helped her through. The dogs kept her from using drugs to escape the unhappiness and gave her life purpose. “What this program did for the prison, was it changed it to a calmer atmosphere,” she says, explaining the impact of the dog-training program. The kennel was her life, Taylor says. “That was what I was going to do for the rest of my life, I figured,” she says. There was a “tight regiment” of who was allowed in and out of the kettle program in the prison, Taylor explains. “We had a lot of exposure, and we had to make the community understand that it was OK to bring these dogs into our program so we could get these dogs into the SPCA, and then it took off. A year ahead of time they were phoning. People wanted their dogs in the program.” Through newspaper coverage, people learned about what they were doing and wanted their dogs trained by the inmates. They rescued many dogs, retrained them and got them used to being with humans, she says. “We changed the way that society
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New dawn: Dawn Taylor, owner of New Dawn Doggie Daycare, with two of her “clients.” Taylor discovered her passion for working with dogs while she was in prison. She launched her business with the help of the New Westminster-based Elizabeth Fry Society, at the society’s headquarters in Sapperton but has since relocated to Front Street. viewed women in prison because of the work we were doing,” she adds. Taylor, who says she had a perfect prison record, was committed to the program, but not every inmate could maintain her level of devotion. “There was a steady of me and another girl. Others would come in and out. They come in wanting to get a good shot at it, then they’d get released, go back to the same lifestyle and they’d see them again months later,” she says. The revolving doors she saw in the system was something Taylor wanted to change. “As far as I was concerned, if this was going to be my life and I had no other place to be, I was going to do the best job I could to make sure that these animals were saved and that anybody’s animals that came to us were better after they left.” When she was released from prison seven years ago, Taylor says she initially experienced culture shock – the technological boom of the new millennium – cellphones and computers everywhere. The world had changed since she went in more than a decade earlier. But there was no question what she would do – her life went to the dogs.
With the help of the New Westminsterbased Elizabeth Fry Society, Taylor launched her business from the society’s headquarters in Sapperton. “I knew I was meant to do this because I wouldn’t be so good at it if I wasn’t,” says Taylor, who stops traffic when she’s out walking her diverse pack. Kerry Elliott owns Axle, the handsome three-year-old, 90-pound male German shepard. Elliott’s been sending Axle to New Dawn for a year-and-a-half. “I took him there because I needed help to make sure he had the proper training,” Elliott says. “She’s a qualified person, she’s certified and registered. She was recommended by another dog trainer, because she does behavioural work. “He’s been very fortunate to have her because of the good care and training,” she says. Elliott says she has health issues and she can’t walk Axle. “The walking and the behavioural help have made a huge difference,” she says. The dogs are not distracted when they walk with Taylor, Elliott says. “She has the love, the care and the knowledge, and besides that she’s funny. So it doesn’t get any better than that for
me,” says Elliott. Taylor relocated her business to Front Street, to expand. But the move has meant more overhead, and she’s hoping to have even more pups to care for. Taylor offers everything from grooming services to daycare to boarding. Her dog trainer hero is Cesar Millan. She’s seen the famous dog guru twice. (One of her tickets to his appearance is framed on the wall inside her daycare.) “I have a beautiful style of training that I think reflects Cesar’s way. I’m not as beautiful as him because he’s way more practiced, and he has a totally calm energy. He’s got the gift. I have a gift, but I’m not the whisperer, but I am damn close. I believe in giving people the opportunity to have a calm, gentle life with their dog.” Taylor says she specializes in dogs with behavioural issues. “Most of the daycares won’t take the dogs that show any form of aggression, at all,” she says. “The dogs that don’t get to go anywhere, these are the ones we want here.” Then she adds, “Maybe all of the children I didn’t get to have, these are definitely my children, and I’m their auntie Dawn.”
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Project Manager Jim Alkins, at left, signs the contract agreement with Yellowridge Design Build Ltd. to build a new elementary school as the school’s future students and John Robson Elementary’s vice-principal Paul Manville look on. The school district held the official signing on Wednesday afternoon at Robson. The district has been working on plans to build a new elementary, middle school and high school for well over a decade. The first phase of building involves constructing a new elementary school on the former St. Mary’s Hospital site. The school will be the site of Robson. The current site of the elementary school will then house a middle school, once the old school is torn down. The new elementary school at St. Mary’s will include five kindergarten rooms and 18 classrooms for students in grades one to five, as well as spaces for child care, family support services and intergenerational multi-purpose space. The school district evaluation team reviewed proposals from several construction companies before deciding to go with Yellowridge.
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The two sides appeared in B.C. Supreme Court in January, with the judge granting an injunction and giving Cobb 30 days to move Chief Skugaid. “It’s already in effect,” he told The Record on Wednesday. “I am on a day-by-day basis.” Finding a dock that can accommodate a boat that’s more than 90 feet in length is no small feat. Noting that there’s no “marine fairyland” that’s magically going to appear and provide a home for Chief Skugaid, Cobb said he’s fraught with anxiety about where he’s going to move the boat. “I have been looking for a year,” he said. “Where does one put a boat that is 100 years old, 93 feet long? Nobody wants a boat like that.” If Chief Skugaid were located
in many other jurisdictions, Cobb believes Chief Skugaid would be designated as a historical monument. He’s been doing what he can to restore the boat and needs a place where he can continue that work. “I have put $30,000 into this boat, all my money,” he said. “It still has a long way to go.” Cobb, who has lived in New Westminster on and off since 1953, wants to find another location in the city for the boat. “It allows me to continue refurbishment of the oldest working vessel in British Columbia,” he said. “There should be a brass plaque on that boat. This is the oldest working boat, bar none. It’s part of historic New West.” Like Chief Skugaid, Cobb said the port of New Westminster is also celebrating its 100th anniversary in
2013. Along with its sister ship Chief Zibassa, Chief Skugaid was commissioned in 1912 and built in a shipyard in Coal Harbour, Vancouver. “People say, that is the same year as the Titanic,” Cobb said of the ship that sank in 1912. “I have to remind them the Titanic went down.” Cobb frets about what will happen if the boat is towed away from its current site, as it’s not only Cobb’s home but also home for his two dogs. “I have to continue to be the ship’s keeper,” said Cobb, whose life on the sea includes fishing in Newfoundland and Ireland. “Under maritime law, a ship that size … has to have somebody aboard.” Anyone with information about potential moorage can email Cobb via www.chiefskugaid.org. email@example.com
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Much tut-tutting – but no rollback promise
The proverbial ping-pong pundit ing more than $150,000 a year, and hikgame provided the usual fare after the ing corporate taxes. But did they really Liberals tabled their budget. have any choice? NDP operatives slammed the 2.6 per The mere fact that they raised taxes cent increase in health-care spending, on the over-$150,000 group – their target insisting it was a cut. Burnaby supporters – indicates that Mayor Derek Corrigan critithey were making choices they cized the government for sellwould rather not have made. THE RECORD ing Crown land and buildings The truth is that there sim(estimated at $800 million) and ply are no good choices. so on, and so on. The Liberals, through their own makGranted the Liberals did some ing – and with some help from a flaccid unpopular things: increasing MSP preeconomy – are faced with the inevitable miums, and raising taxes for those mak“between a rock and a hard place” cli-
ché. They cannot offer their supporters any more free rides, and they also can’t cut community services anymore – triggering more ugly headlines and giving Adrian Dix ammunition. The problem is Dix can, at this point, just criticize and stand back hoping no one notices that he cleverly avoids offering any clear, viable alternatives. It reminds us of an election a couple of decades ago when the hot topic was the government taking casino funds. An NDP insider confided that he
hoped the Liberals would do it, even though the NDP had criticized it. He knew that government coffers were in desperate need of a new cash flow, and casinos would be a cash cow. And, when the NDP won the next election, they could tut tut about it all they wanted, but they all knew that they would never roll back the decision and lose all that money. We think Dix can tut tut all he wants now, but he knows, as do others, that the NDP isn’t going to roll back anything that can bring in much-needed cash.
Costs too high for younger generation IN MY OPINION PAUL KERSHAW
e all know housing prices have gone way up compared to a generation ago. This is especially true in B.C.’s Lower Mainland – now the most expensive place to live on the continent. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average cost of housing is $780,000 in Metro Vancouver, a region that includes Burnaby, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. By contrast, the average cost in 1976 was a paltry $62,000 – or $240,000 in today’s dollars, after adjusting for inflation. Housing prices that are more than three-times higher are great news for some. Since many bought homes decades ago, far higher housing values mean far more wealth for them. But what’s been good for retiring parents is generally bad for their kids and grandchildren. High home prices squeeze generations under age 45 with crushing debt, which they must pay with wages that have fallen 13 per cent compared to a generation ago, and in jobs that rarely contribute pensions. It would be one thing to
accept that times are tougher for younger people, if we were working as a community, province and country to try to mitigate the squeeze. But we’re not. Governments spend just $12,000 on benefits and services per Canadian under 45, compared to nearly $45,000 for every retiree. This is not a “good deal” if you are under 45. Despite Canada’s economy producing more wealth than ever before, investments made in their generations look a little scant, or unbalanced. And that’s before talking about the larger government and environmental debts they inherit. Still, younger generations are doing all they can to adapt. To compete for better employment, they squeeze in years more of education and tuition. To buy a place, they accept jobs or contracts that require them to work years more to save a down payment. Many wait years longer to move out of their parents’ homes or to establish their financial independence. And when they do, they often commute long distances to work, especially when living in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. Or they give up the dream of home ownership to accept high rents, as is growing more common even in Burnaby, let alone in Vancouver. The latter has become the quintessential generational city, where people own homes primarily if they got into the housing market long ago or are
Former politician toes party line Dear Editor:
Re: Unfair shot at NDP candidate, Letters, The Record, Feb. 13. I was quite surprised that Graeme Bowbrick, a former high-ranking NDP member (auditor general and minister of advanced education under the Glen Clark regime) would enter into the independent debate so early. I think his analysis of James Crosty’s letter, Crosty ponders run, from the Feb. 6 edition of The Record, was more reflective of toeing party politics than of trying to accurately discuss Mr. Crosty’s statements. Bowbrick’s letter confirms Crosty’s testament that a faction of disenfranchised NDP members exist in our city, and many have shared their con◗Struggle Page 7 cerns with him.
Mr. Bowbrick states that, “ … he takes a shot at NDP candidate … as having been ‘parachuted’ into New West.” Bowbrick should reread the article before commenting on what he thought he read. Crosty clearly stated he was sharing conversations he has had with NDP supporters about the parachuting issue, not having ever said that himself. Bowbrick points out that he also was parachuted into this area and was the subject of discourse and comment. What is “unbecoming” and “dumb” is not being truthful about parachuting and namecalling in what is perhaps an attempt to squelch the discussion. Like Bowbrick, Crosty was not born here either, but he has called New West home for more than 20 years. While long-term residency is not a requirement to run, it is a distinct advantage when ◗Crosty Page 7
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discussing and understanding issues applicable to our 150-year-old Royal City. Bowbrick’s writing of an ill-informed candidate endorsement; “I know her by reputation,” speaks soundly to the reasoning behind considering an independent MLA such as Crosty to be our representative in Victoria. While Crosty has his detractors, he also has his supporters. He proved his dedication to the city and its people in the 2011 municipal election and the 2012 $59-million petition, to name a few. Crosty’s supporters know him to be an independent thinker, a person of integrity and one whose convictions could merge many of the NDP, Liberal, Green and Conservative ideals. While I have no doubt New West “would do well” with party politics, perhaps New West would do better with an independent one. An independent candidate may increase voter turnout, heighten the campaign, the debate, the public interest and discussion. After reading Mr. Bowbrick’s letter, I think it already has. Calling someone dumb because they have become aware of an issue is not the way to engage in a meaningful discussion. So much for the NDP not running a negative campaign! Perhaps such negativity is the reason for public apathy toward
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Re: Arts council looks to enhance streets, The Record, Feb. 15. I read with some interest Rick Carswell’s idea presented to city council to dress up the “faded ladies” of New Westminster’s numerous vacant commercial properties with art work. This would create an interesting outlet for the artistic efforts of our vibrant creative community. With the city having given up on attracting new commercial and industrial enterprises, signalled with the non-renewal of the manager of economic development’s position, perhaps making silk purses out of sows ears is the only strategy left to do something with New Westminster’s overbuilt commercial property inventory. I note that there is also a move to convert some commercial space to housing use, a continuation of the city’s policy of recycling properties, like the old Russell Hotel, to house the homeless. Like many commercial enterprises, hotels can’t seem to make a go of it in New Westminster either, if we inventory all of the hotels that are now converted to other uses or struggling to make a go of it. Hostels and SROs seem to do better.
the financial foundation they’ve patched together. Since two earners barely bring home today what one breadwinner did in the 1970s, we’ve gone from 40 hour work weeks to closer to 80 hours. The result? Generations raising young kids are squeezed for time at home. They are squeezed for income because housing prices are nearly double, even though young people often live in condos, or trade yards for time-consuming commutes. And they are squeezed for services like child care, which are essential for parents to deal with rising costs, but are in short supply, and cost more than university. We can change this. While the deck may be stacked against younger generations now, we can get “A Better Generational Deal” – one that gives all generations a chance. A deal that safeguards our
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If councillors Jonathan Cote and Chuck Puchmayr can rally the other “me too” councillors at city hall, there would be a significant side benefit, as well. The numerous panhandlers up around Sixth Avenue and Sixth Street, identified in Paul Thompson’s recent letter, who stand in front of vacant commercial space there, could at least have something uplifting to look at while they harass passers-by. I gather the pickings are much better uptown than downtown or are the clients on “slap and tickle street” less generous as they buy their wedding dresses or shop at the down-market shops along Columbia Street? I understand many of these enterprises are struggling – some even being in arrears on their city taxes. The departure of the well-healed members of the Westminster Club likely also made it harder to cadge for quarters. I applaud Rick Carswell’s initiative here. Perhaps he should be granted the title of New Westminster’s “Mr. Dressup” to compliment his other royal honours. E. C. “Ted” Eddy, by email
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British Columbians shouldn’t be surprised the B.C. NDP’s first campaign promise is to throw money at an issue to make it go away. NDP leader Adrian Dix kicked off his campaign pledging to extend compensation to all victims of abuse at the former Woodlands School, not just those who attended after Aug. 1, 1974. Despite the good intentions of Dix’s claim, there’s no guarantee the province has a large enough fund to honour all possible claims. What’s worse is the NDP’s plan fails to address the root cause.
Mental illness affects one in five Canadians. Despite most conditions being preventable and treatable, it is the largest single burden on our health-care system. Spending money we don’t have without fixing the issue is not sound public policy. It’s more like throwing spaghetti at the wall and hoping some of it sticks. But as they’ve proven over and over again in both Victoria and Ottawa, that’s the NDP’s only policy. Anthony Manning, by email
Panhandling a nuisance
Re: Panhandling out of control in city’s business district, Letters, The Record, Feb. 13. Panhandling does seem to be getting out of hand in our lovely, quiet city. When I recently emailed my concern to the city, I was quite surprised at their response. Their reply was more of a “rules and regulations” for panhandling, as opposed to a bylaw against it. Interesting outlook from our city planners. I often see panhandlers sitting on the street, which is a strict no-no, according to the so-called rules. I always check to see where a certain panhandler is standing with hat in hand, so I can cross the street. I do not believe this man is in dire straights and have no intention of ever bowing to his demands. This man is usually standing with a lit cigarette and is often talking on his cell phone. This man and his son live together on their two disability cheques, and he is often seen frequenting the Japanese restaurant with takeout box in hand. Panhandling must be a lucrative business. Most people in genuine need are looked after properly without the need to bother others.
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New Westminster firefighters are suiting up in pink T-shirts to promote antibullying initiatives. Pink Shirt Day – also known as AntiBullying Day – is being celebrated across Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 27. “Anti-bullying is not a one-day mission. It should be a year-round, 24/seven subject matter we should all embrace,” said New Westminster fire inspector Kathy Ius. “That is all part and parcel of the message.” Beginning Feb. 20, local firefighters will be donning pink T-shirts with the goal of promoting an anti-bullying message and showing their support for other anti-bullying initiatives underway in the city. “It’s our way of bringing to the community a message that we completely support all the anti-bullying campaigns promoted throughout the community, especially at the schools,” Ius said. “We just want to go out in the community and say, ‘We are here and we can support you.’” New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services has collected anti-bullying resources, which it will gladly make available as needed. Firefighters will also be attending some local anti-bully-
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New Westminster Police closed the Queensborough Bridge out of an “over abundance of caution” for about two hours on Thursday morning. Staff Sgt. Paul Hyland said the police department received some information that led to the bridge closure. Police said the public wasn’t at risk, but didn’t release details about the nature of the incident. “We believe it was false,” he said about the information.
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Try your hand at being blind Free forum this Saturday Ever wondered what it’s like to be visually impaired? You can get a chance to experience what it’s like this weekend at a free forum hosted by the New Westminster Lions Club, in partnership with the Century House Association. The Seeing Things Differently, Living With Low Vision forum will feature information booths, presentations and activities. Sighted attendees will get a chance to find out what it’s like to be blind through interactive activities like a “sighting challenge,” wearing blindfolds while trying to button up a shirt, lace their shoes, pour water and other basic tasks. The forum will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Century House, (Douglas and Fir rooms) at 620 Eighth St. in New Westminster. Admission is free. – By Marelle Reid, staff reporter
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The Sunday Blues Revue is being bumped to Saturday because of a little event called the Academy Awards. For the past few weeks, blues musicians have been gathering at the Columbia Theatre on Sundays for a jam session. This weekend’s event is being held on Saturday because the venue has been booked on Sunday for the Arts Council of New Westminster’s Oscar event (see today’s Top Five Things to Do in New Westminster This Weekend for more details.) The Columbia Blues Review,
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Youth who are interested in volunteer opportunities with the city are invited to attend an upcoming orientation session. The City of New Westminster is holding an information session for youth who are interested in volunteering with parks, culture and recreation. Orientation is mandatory for youth who want to volunteer at the city’s special events, youth centre, Queen’s Park Petting Farm, Moody
The Seniors Services Society is hoping to hit the jackpot with its first-ever fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program. The society is teaming up with Starlight Casino for a fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program on Wednesday, March 27. The event features a threecourse meal, silent auction, 50/50 draw, and performance by Darren Lee (a direct-from-Las Vegas former world Elvis champion).
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Dread going to the library in bad weather? Sick of paying library fines? Try Freading instead. Freading is an electronic library service that New Westminster Public Library has recently added to its eLibrary services. It joins Library To Go for ebooks and audiobooks, Zinio for emagazines, and OneClick Digital for audiobooks. You can access Freading at nwpl.freading.com from the comfort of home any time of the day or night. To download ebooks from Freading, you need a New Westminster library card, and must reside in the city. Freading ebooks are downloaded via a token system. You have a weekly allotment of five tokens, which accumulate for four weeks, and then are reset. When you choose a book, the amount of tokens is deducted from your account. You may check out a Freading ebook for 14 days. There are no fines or charges, and once the 14 days have expired, you can renew a book by searching for the title again. Some popular devices that are compatible with Freading ebooks are Windows or Mac comput-
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After Sister Agnes is accused of murdering her infant, a court psychiatrist is charged with assessing the sanity of the young nun, who claims the pregnancy was the result of a virgin conception. This is the premise of the play Agnes of God, written by John Pielmeier – and based on a true story – which questions the nature of sanity, miracles and the meaning of faith and love. Award-winning New Westminster actress Nancy Ebert plays Mother Superior Miriam Ruth in the drama produced by Peninsula Productions, on stage Feb. 28 through March 9. The play is directed by Wendy Bollard and, along with Ebert, stars Becky Hachey and Laine Henderson. Agnes of God runs for two weeks at the Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets are $18 to $23 ($12 on preview night, Feb. 28) and are on sale now at www.peninsulaproduc tions.com, or call 604-536-
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Spring break is just around the corner and with New Westminster being one of the few school districts holding just a oneweek break, local students have to make the best of their time. Here’s a selection of offerings from local organizations. Douglas College is hosting spring break camps from March 18 to 28 at both its New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses. With nine different camps to choose from, there is something for everyone. The choices include: acting for the camera; all-star presenters; baseball; basketball; creative writing; dance; film production; multi-sports and computers; and soccer. Here are some details on the camps offered in New Westminster: Acting for Camera, for ages nine to 15, allows participants to sharpen their acting skills while performing scenes from real movies and TV shows. Held at Glenbrook Middle School from March 18 to 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. each day, it costs $95, or if you register before March 1, it’s only $80. The spring break baseball camp is ideal for ages nine to 15 and players of all levels and includes instruction from Baseball B.C. coaches on topics such as hitting and stance, fielding and throwing and additional training techniques. Camp is at Justin Morneau Field in Moody Park, March 18 to 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $175. For more than 10 years, basketball has been the most popular camp and this year’s focus will be on the fundamentals of the game. Topics include shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, defensive skills and one-on-one moves. Suitable for ages nine to 15, this camp is being held at Glenbrook Middle School, March 18 to 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $175, but if you register before March 1, it’s only $145. Dance campers will enjoy a fusion of hip hop, jazz and funk dance moves, all while meeting great new friends. This camp is suitable for beginner level boys and girls, age six to 11, and will include some basic choreography and dance games. Dance camp is being held at Douglas College’s New Westminster campus, March 18 to 22 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $95, but only $80 if you register
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◗ IN THE GAME
Royal women third in college hoops, men fourth ◗P26 Midget Giants lock up first place ◗P26
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It may be just the beginning for a talented core of NewWestminster1996/97born lacrosse players. The under-16 boys’ team won their sixth provincial lacrosse title as a group, including their third field lacrosse banner, following an 11-4 victory over favoured and regular season champion Port Coquitlam Saints in the gold-medal final in Victoria on Monday. “PoCo has certainly had our number, but our boys stepped it up on Day 2. The boys decided it wasn’t for them. It was the best I’ve seen FOR TIER 2 them SCHEDULE play,” SCAN WITH said u16 coach Warren Goss. After going 11 on the first day of competition, New West faced arguably the toptwo programs on the second day – PoCo and Pac Rim – which had defeated the Saints in a previous tournament earlier in the season. New West pipped both clubs, edging the Saints 64 before turning aside Pac Rim 12-5 later in the day. With a berth into the championship all locked up, New West surrendered a 5-2 defeat to the eventual bronze medallists, Adanacs. But in the final it was all New West with eight separate players contributing at least one goal to the championship win over PoCo. “It was a wonderful weekend and everyone stepped up. Every kid had a role and executed it per-
the NCAA and broke her own mark the following year with 24 doubles, earnNayo Raincock-Ekunwe ing a second consecutive started her university first team all-star nod. career at Simon Fraser with This season, she broke an all-rookie nomination the conference record with and a CIS national champi- her 49th double, scoring onship title. 11 points and grabbing 15 Now a senior, the 6-2 rebounds against Alaska former Toronto forward Anchorage on Jan. 5. wants to bookend her Earlier in the season, she career with the best the also set the conference sinNCAA Division II can gle-game rebound record offer. with 24 boards. “To go to the Her 941 national chamcareerrebounds pionships, it to date is fourth would show the “In my first year, best in the conSFU program is ference allone of the top I didn’t think I time. programs in the would be that Raincocknation. It would Ekunwe also be huge,” said good. I got beat- has top-10 allR a i n c o c k - en up in practice time numbers Ekunwe, who in total field currently leads pretty good.” goals, blocked the Great shots and offenN o r t h w e s t NAYO RAINCOCKsive rebounds. A t h l e t i c EKUNWE “ReboundConference in Senior SFU forward ing has been field goal permy game,” centage and said Raincockrebounds per game. Ekunwe. “I just try to go to That opportunity will the boards every game and come later when March get as many as I can.” madness takes centre court The two-time Basketball in the conference play- B.C. outstanding university downs. player of the year says she But before that, never expected to reach the Raincock-Ekunwe and fel- heights she has. low fourth-year teammates “In my first year, I didn’t Carla Wyman and Kristina think I would be that good. Collins will be honoured at I got beaten up in practice Seniors’ Night at the West pretty good,” she said. Gym on Saturday night. But SFU head coach While some outgoing Bruce Langford says, “she seniors find playing their didn’t have a choice.” last home game a sad affair, With three outgoing Raincock-Ekunwe said she seniors graduating followplans to focus on the con- ing the Canadian collegiate ference game ahead of her. title and Raincock-Ekunwe “We’ve never beaten fourth on the depth chart, Northwest Nazarene in the former B.C. high school three seasons. It’s a good AA MVP from Kalamalka opportunity,” she said. High School was thrust The game will also be into a starting spot. a further opportunity for “I thought she was Raincock-Ekunwe to leave going to be that kind of an even larger legacy as athlete, for sure. But things one of the all-time great came too easy (for her) as players to play on Burnaby a high school player. She Mountain. struggled in her first year. Last week, Raincock- … She’s improved her Ekunwe moved into elite intensity and focus,” said company in NCAA Div. Langford. II, registering her 55th Raincock-Ekunwe curdouble-double in the rently leads the nation in Great Northwest confer- field goal shooting and is ence. Although unoffi- second in total rebounds. cial because of the Clan’s The Clan is also third overthen-provisional status, all in the NCAA in fieldRaincock-Ekunwe’s career goal shooting percentage numbers are currently as a team. fifth-best all-time. But with four conferShe set a new confer- ence games still left on the ence record for double◗Basketball Page 26 doubles in her first year in
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Got their number: New Westminster’s Connor Robinson fends off a big stick in an earlier meeting against Port Coquitlam. The New West club upset the Paciﬁc Coast league champs twice during the u-16 provincials, including an 11-4 win in the ﬁnals. fectly,” Goss added. Nikolas Lund-Murray was named the u-16 tournament MVP, while Drew Belgrave was the game MVP in the final game. Mitchell Stokes, who together with Ryan Wilkinson dominated the loose balls, was named the team’s fair play winner. The u-16 team, including Owen Ballance, Nolan Duncan, Keanu Fernandez, Sean Fitzsimmons, Mitch Flintoff, Jesse Gastaldo,
Max Gerhardt, Hayden Goss, Dalton Lupul, Preston Lupul, Nathan Macedo, Kalan MacKay, Tommy Robertson, Connor Robinson and Mathew Sweeney, has defeated Port Coquitlam in one box and two previous field provincial finals. “We just appealed to their heart and said, ‘Don’t let (the opportunity) slip away and they didn’t,” said Goss. “This group has done something amazing
over the years.” New West’s u-12 team rode a six-game winning streak through the provincials before bowing in the banner final 5-3 to the Adanacs. The loss in the championship final game was the first this season for the first-years. “It was just one of those days. We didn’t have our best game,” said u-12 head ◗Lacrosse Page 26
Douglas men close out season with split The Douglas College Royals will enter this weekend’s PacWest provincial volleyball championships in Cranbrook. The Douglas men’s finished the regular season with an overall 19-5 first-place record. The Royals split their final regular season series with Capilano University 3-1 and 2-3 with each team winning at home last weekend. First team all-star Andrew McWilliam scored 14 kills and five blocks in the Royals’ 3-1 win at home last Friday. Drew Ruby and Erich Meyer contributed nine and
eight kills, respectively. Andrew Robson added six kills, six digs and six blocks in the win. Second team libero Jordan Or had 11 digs against Cap. Ruby added 15 kills in Saturday’s loss to Cap in the five-setter. Meyer had nine kills and five digs. Setter Rex Fenton was also named a first team all-star for Douglas. The Douglas women lost its final two-game set with Capilano by a similar 3-0 scoreline. The Royal women also qualified for the PacWest volleyball provincials as the No. 6 seed. Victoria Hocking earned a second
team all-star following the regular season. At the PacWest provincials, the Royal men will take on the quarter-final winner of Capilano and host College of the Rockies tonight (Friday) in the last of four semifinal matchups. The Douglas women’s team played Thursday (after The Record deadlines) in the quarter-finals against third-place Columbia Bible College. The medal round will be played on Saturday. – email@example.com
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◗ COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Royal women third, men fourth The Douglas College Royals men’s and women’s teams made the playoffs in PacWest basketball. The women’s team finished in third place in the PacWest regular season following a final split last weekend, losing 69-58 to Quest University on Feb. 14 before finishing the season with a 54-43 victory over Capilano University last Saturday. Douglas senior Amonda Francis led the Royals on both nights, scoring 24 points against Quest and then posting a doubledouble in the win over Cap, scoring 19 points and nabbing 12 rebounds.
Douglas led Quest 3025 at halftime, but were outscored 26-16 in the pivotal third quarter by the Squamish team. Against Cap, Patti Olson also scored in double figures, registering 15 points for the third-place-finishing Royals. In men’s collegiate basketball, Douglas finished tied with Capilano and Camosun College, all with 8-13 records following back-to-back losses in the final league games of the season. Harpreet Randhawa posted a 17-point, 17rebound double-double and teammate Dustin
Egelstad led the team with 23 points and five assists but Douglas fell 83-75 on Feb. 14 despite rallying from a 28-15 first-quarter start. In the Royals final league game at home last Saturday, Douglas lost 7256 to Cap. The Royals fell behind in the first half following a 23-10 second quarter. Both Douglas men’s and women’s team qualified for the PacWest provincial basketball championships which will be hosted at Camosun College from Feb. 28 to March 2. –tberridge@royalcityrec ord.com
Lacrosse: U-14’s miss out on the bronze ◗ continued from page 25
coach Rich Catton. New West trailed by as many as two goals in the final against the Adanacs. “We had opportunities. We just didn’t finish on our shots,” Catton added. “They had the opportunity to play ball possession and they’re very well coached. But we hope to see them again soon.” Earlier in the preliminary round, the first-year Royal City side eked out a 4-3 win over the Coquitlam team. New West also defeated the A’s four times during the regular season. “That’s sports. You have to be your best
every day,” Catton said. In the team’s five other victories at the provincials, New West allowed a combined six goals, including an 8-1 win over Pacific Rim, a 6-1 victory over Victoria and an 11-1 triumph over Langley. Cole Catton was the u-12’s fair play winner. The u-14 New Westminster team lost 8-4 to the Adanacs in the bronze-medal final. New West, including fair play winner Sterling Tambolne, chalked up two wins in preliminary round play. New Westminster’s Russel Thomas was named the u-14 Tier 1 fair play coach.
Basketball: First-ever berth at stake ◗ continued from page 25
schedule before playoffs, Saturday’s matchup with third-place Northwest Nazarene is a crucial test of the Clan’s mettle, said Langford. Earning the program’s first-ever berth into a NCAA national tournament remains the team’s ultimate goal. “It would be deserving for the kids,” said Langford, “and a shame if we didn’t reach our potential.” For Raincock-Ekunwe, the difference might just come down to her newfound intensity. “I’ll remember most going down to the States and showing the Americans that Canadian girls can play. It’s always a good feeling when we beat the Americans,” she said.
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Double trouble: Simon Fraser University’s Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe leads the nation in ﬁeld goal shooting and is ﬁfth all-time with 55 career double-doubles.
Midget Giants lock up ﬁrst place points over the Ice, including a six-point effort in the opener. Lukosevicius potted a hat trick in the return match. Jansen Harkins and Colton Kerfoot matched each other’s scoring in Saturday’s win, tallying three goals and adding two assists apiece. Harkins chipped in with another four points on Sunday, while teammates Zach Landon and Jackson Cressy both had a pair of goals and one assist in the rematch.
The Northwest Giants clinched their sixth consecutive B.C. major midget hockey regular season title following one-sided wins over the Kootenay Ice at home. The Giants opened with a 12-0 victory at the Burnaby Winter Club last Saturday and followed it up with a 13-2 win on Sunday. Jarid Lukosevicius moved up to fourth overall scoring, garnering a total of 10
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: The estate of Meng Chu Yang, also known as Mike Yang and Mike Meng Chu Yang, deceased, formerly of 208 -7368 Sandborne Ave, Burnaby, BC. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the deceased, are hereby notified that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Administrator at 4411 Cambridge Street, Burnaby, BC, on or before April 2, 2013, after which date the Administrator will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Administrator then has notice. John Yang, Administer.
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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Much work faces you, but tackle only routine, ongoing or formerly neglected chores before March 17. DON’T start big new projects, employ new staff, nor buy machinery, tools, computers – lemons abound. A former job might be offered. If you’re seeking employment, canvas former bosses. Sunday’s bright, hopeful, happy. Retreat and rest Monday/Tuesday -- government-related tasks go well. (Though they, too, face delay.) Your energy and pizzazz return strongly midweek, but luck (in love, learning, law and travel) mixes with domestic problems. Your money luck soars Friday/Saturday. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: This week goes from better to best! (But don’t be tempted to start a new project or relationship before March 17.) Sunday’s for ambition and community reputation: elevate yours by joining, helping. Optimism, popularity, wish fulﬁllment and general delight ﬁll Monday/Tuesday: an old ﬂame or ﬂirty friend could reappear . You’re on a month-long winning streak of romance, creativity, sports or pleasure. You can renew contacts on many levels, including business. Retreat midweek to rest and contemplate. Your energy and charisma soar Friday/Saturday – you’ll succeed, attract love. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Don’t start new projects or relationships before March 17, Sage, especially in family, domestic, nutrition, real estate, retirement or security zones. (E.g., you could ﬁnd new renovations have left no room for the basement stairs.) Stick to ongoing projects, or situations from the past. Clear away neglected home-related chores. Sunday’s mellow, thoughtful, cultural. Show your ambition Monday/Tuesday (but start nothing new!). Happiness, optimism and friends ﬁll midweek. Success assured with institutions, government, meditation, rest, health and research Friday/Saturday.
Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Start nothing new before March 17, Cap, especially in mail, computer, telephony, ofﬁce systems, stationery, or travel. Don’t buy a car or any equipment. You might rediscover a lost book, letter, photo – or an entire “lost acquaintance.” (Don’t invest too heavily in the last.) Sunday’s secrets will open, if you diplomatically push. A mellow, understanding mood ﬂows over you Monday/Tuesday – love (or the hope of love) is possible! Be ambitious midweek, display your skills: luck accompanies you. Social delights, popularity, light romance succeed splendidly Friday/Saturday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Money’s just an abstract way to mete out power, security, position, food, shelter, clothing, medical, dental...and most love is entwined with these. So chase money now to March 19, Aquarius. You won’t be neglecting love, but supporting it. But don’t start a new project or venture. Stick with ongoing dollar situations, or reprise those from the past. (E.g., sell an old article, or seek a job where you worked before.) Sunday’s made exciting by a sensual person. Sex, secrets and ﬁnances, Monday/Tuesday. Understanding, mellow love midweek. Ambition, career Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy, luck and charisma remain high, Pisces. Remember, start nothing before March 17. Until then, you’ll remain indecisive about goals, partnerships, opportunities, relocation, and love. Stick with ongoing projects, or reprise old ones – avoid the new. Everything’s smooth this week. Chores call Sunday. Relationships, opportunities and goals arise Monday/Tuesday – though excitement occurs, remember: no new links or projects. Life’s mysteries emerge midweek, but hold few rewards if you solve them. Friday/Saturday bring gentle love, intellectual venues and superb luck. email@example.com • Reading: 604-886-4808
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THOM CREEK Ranch. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068
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2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner.
5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544
Houses - Sale
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978 OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $400K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506 CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591 CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $638K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563 TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879 CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
Ladner/ South Delta
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $520,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606 $739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,050,000. 604 838-8692
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
Vancouver East Side
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion. CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
Other Areas BC
HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
Lots & Acreage
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
Houses - Sale
SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
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
2 BR + bsmnt house on 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, S. Surrey. Quick sale $695,000. Call 604-324-0655
Houses - Sale
6020-06 RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
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
CULTUS LAKE View Home 3 BDRM 2bath 604-824-3667 $394,900. propertyguys.com
NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
Houses - Sale
NORTH DELTA 5 BR, 5 baths hse, Built in 2005, 3129 sqft, $649,000, nr ammens, 604-614-7591
MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT properties on 7700 block Kingsway for sale. $160.00 per sf. For more info call 604-324-0655
Condos/ Townhouses Abbotsford
For Sale by Owner
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536 GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $565K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613 132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $509K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6030
Lots & Acreage
Out Of Town Property
BBY 1 BR clean, safe, secure Loughd skytrain, appls, prkg, gym/ sauna, $875. Mar 1. 604-570-0556
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
6052 LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
Real Estate Investment
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, No pets. $740. Feb 1. 604-939-9281.
CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720. Immed/Mar 1. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935
Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034
PT MDY, 1 BR, top floor, F/P, priv w/d, balc, u/g prkg, gym, pool. Nr WC Exp & Rocky Point Park. N/s, $950/mo, Apr 1. 604-931-8837
1010 6th Ave, New West Suites Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t a k e r, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
415 Westview St, Coq
320-9th St, New West
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge
CASEY STREET Coquitlam Bachelor & 1 BR Starting at $700 & up.
Call 604.931.6408 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225 2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 & 2 BR Apartments Available March 1
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.
1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150
(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools
email@example.com New Westminster
909 - 12th Street
1 & 2 BR. Newer appliances. Avail now from $650. N/S. Lease and excellent references. Al Dodimead ACD Realty 604 521-0311 View this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Suites available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
102-120 Agnes St, N.West
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
NEWPORT VILLAGE, Pt Moody, 1400 sq ft, 3 BR upper level, 1 ½ baths, hardwd flrs, N/s, N/p, Mar 1, $1550/mo, refs. 604-725-4133 Coquitlam
2510 Haversley Avenue
Immaculate 3 BR, 2 baths, upper floor. Quiet absentee owner lives down. $1550. Lease and excellent references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
319 Howes Street
HOME SERVICES 8010
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
ADT 24/7 MONITORING FREE Home Security System, $850 value! Only $99 Install Fee! Low monthly rates. Call now! 877-249-1741 ADT Auth Co.
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
GREENWORX ★ Drainage Sewer & Water, video inspecions & jack hammer 604.782.4322
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276
D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098 Electrical • Power • Lighting New or Renovations. Insured. Lic #18870 • 604-728-4336 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION
Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136
view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
COQ CAPE HORN, Lrg Reno’d 2 BR, w/d, $1000 incls utils, cbl & alrm. Mar 1. small pets neg. nr bus & ammens, n/s, 604-880-7237
Brand new ground level 1 BR & Den ste in Queensborough. 5 appliances. Huge park like back yard. Owners live up. $875 includes utils. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
Cell: 604 813-8789
BBY METROTOWN 2 BR bsmt, Avail Mar 1, $860 incls utils/cbl, N/s, N/p, skytrain. 604-451-8959
BBY UPPER Dup ste 3 BR, 1.5 bath, lrg balcony, f/p, W/D. $1250 + 1/2 hydro. Now. 604-299-8799
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
BBY MARINE/PATTERSON. 2 BR g/l, av now. $1100 incls utls. NS/NP, no w/d. 604-435-4788
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
COQ BURKE MNT, New 2 BR ste, 5 appls, enste w/d, incls cable & internet, alarm, prkg, $1000 + 1/3 hydro. 778-285-0828
COQ WALKER/SHAW. 2 BR, sh’d W/D. $1100 incls utls, cable. NS/NP. Av Mar 1. 604-936-7719
BBY S. Lrg 1 BR & Den, 950sf, gr lev, own W/D, sep kitch. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335
CALL 604 715-7764
BBY UPPER lev view 3BR + 2 bath, 1500 sf, own w/d, garage, h/w flrs, nr shcools n/s, n/p. $1400 + 1/2 utils. Av now. 604-524-0667
BBY EAST 2 BR, nr Highgate mall & skytrain, $1000 incls utils, no w/d, Mar 1. n/s, n/p, 604-767-6968
KING ALBERT COURT
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-863-9980
COQ, MUNDY PARK, Lrg Clean 3 BR duplex, Avail Mar 1, 2 car prkg, 5 appls, N/S, N/P, $1350 incls utils, Refs. 604-291-2090
BBY S bright 1 BR g/lvl ste full bath, nr Metro Twn, ns, np. Imed. $690 incls utils. 778-323-4558
1300 King Albert, Coq
BBY, 3 BR mn flr, w/d, $900 + 40% utils. nr BCIT & BBY Hosp, NS/NP, Av now. 604-222-0828
office: 604- 939-8905
Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
BBY 2 BR suite in sxs duplex, Admirals area, nr shcools, skytrain, shops, n/p. Avail Mar 1. $1000 inc utils. 604-515-9418
BBY, Metrotown/Royal Oak. 1 BR NS/NP. Incls heat/light. Mar 1. 604-434-5310 or 778-859-1404
Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
Bayside Properties Services
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
office: 604- 936-3907
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358 CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
BBY NORTH 3 BR + 1 BR full bsmt, yard, garage, nr schls/SFU & shops h/w flrs, $2300. 604-987-0638
Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
401 Westview St, Coq
Out Of Town Property
NEW WEST Reno’d 1 BR with Loft, near skytrn, NS/NP. Refs req’d. Mar 1. $800. 604-946-7194
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
Houses - Rent
BBY N view upper 2 BR + Den, 2 ba, share w/d, share utils, np $1300; lower 2 BR $850, np, 121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403
CALL 604 715-7764
700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391
COQ HOWIE Ave, 1 BR $775 & 1 BR & Den $825. Includes heat. Av now. PET OK. 604-626-6501
GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BBY, Near Lougheed Mall, off Government Rd, 2 BR, f/p, u/g parking, N/P, Now. 778-708-4352
COQ CENTER New 2 BR, 32 flr, Best View! 7 appls, f/p, sec prkg. Gym, walk to Lafarge Lk. NS/NP. Av Mar 1. $1350. 778-991-0001
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
BBY, Lougheed Mall across from Walmart, skytrain, gym, library, shops, SFU. 1 BR + Den, f/p, lrg balcony, storage, u/grd prkg, laminate kitchen, ss appls, inste W/D, free hot/water. NS/NP. Lease / Refs. Avail April 1. $1195. Al • 778-997-4786 Dean • 604-720-3251
* HOUSE & HOME CLEANING * Licensed, Bonded & Insured. FREE Estimate 604-700-9218
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
Need a Gardener?
Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. • Call 604-240-3408 AKAL CONCRETE. Renos, driveways, stairs, floors, forming, landscaping. 778-881-0961
POCO MARYHILL 1 BR bsmt, $750 incls all utils, n/s, n/p, prkg, 900 sqft, Mar 1. 604-828-1510 PORT MOODY, Newport, 3 BR mn flr, inste W/D, gas f/p. N/S, N/P. Immed. $1130. 604-461-4712 New Westminster Brand New ground level 1 BR suite. Close to Queens Park. Quiet owners live up. $1000 includes all utilities, even internet & cable. N/S, No pets. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277 COQ 2 BR twnhse, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $970. 604-939-9281. NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail March 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse $870, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-464-0034
RIVERS INLET Townhouses
(Coquitlam Centre area)
2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse
2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
Installation • Refinishing • Repairs ART of HARDWOOD FLOORS 604-240-3344 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES
20% OFF til Mar.15(max. 400*) $
• Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
*Must be mentioned at time of booking estimate to receive 20% off ACCREDITED BUSINESS
Find one in the Home Services section
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HOME SERVICES 8125
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
A Semi Retired Tradesman Build or Repairs - small jobs only. Richard • 604-377-2480 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
SUNDECKS & RENOS Vinyl & cedar treated decks. 604 376 3192 www.olmani.ca
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
Save Your Dollars
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Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty
A Eastcan Roofing & Reno’s Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324
HOT WATER tanks from $769 installed. Repairs & install boilers, furnace, gas fitting. Lic & insured. West City Ltd @ 604-518-8054
A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Fall Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yd clean-up. Free Est, Work Safe BC Ins 604-710-9670
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983
1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945
AMG ROOFING & SIDING
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $13,500. 604 945-0376
A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
* MUSHROOM MANURE *
P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
M&S HANDYMAN • Framing • Flooring • Deck Repairs • Painting • Drywall •Tiling Seniors Discount
All Work Guaranteed
OLMANI ‘‘Good to the Last Nail' Bath & Kitchen Renovations, Additions Interior & Exterior Home Repair, Sundecks 604-376-3192 www.olmani.ca
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
2009 FORD Mustang GT, 2 dr, convert, manual/5sp, 4.6L, f/load, only 8K, $28,000, 604-224-3347
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rate. firstname.lastname@example.org EXP PROF movers fully equip, piano specialist. Evening moves available. George 778-875-8202
Oil Tank Removal
STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670
• Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs
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2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538 NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
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Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 111,121kms Economical original $39,830. 778-837-1900, $9,695 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912
Sports & Imports
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $6,000 obo 604-786-6495 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms 2.4LGDI DOHC- $22,600 email: email@example.com 604-794-3428
CASH FOR ALL COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS
2009 KIA Spectra, 4 dr, pwr group, 66K, grey on grey, a/c, cruise, $8,100. 604-439-9840.
THE SCRAPPER CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $5,850. 604-591-8566
2006 Volvo XC70 2.5T Automatic, 147,000 kms, fully loaded, meticulous, Willow Green, 1 driver, Call Ken 604841-2324, $18,000 OBO 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $23,900. 604-999-4097
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2004 GMC Safari SLT, white/grey int, 152K, cruz, ac, airbags, rear whl drive with traction control, new winter tires, $5000 obo, 778-838-7972
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.
LEASE OR BUY PRE-OWNED Vans or Trucks - Huge Selection. Roger Coombes 604-257-3131 firstname.lastname@example.org
2002 NISSAN Maxima SE, only 151,000 km, leather heated seats, sunroof, 4 drs, $6000 OBO, Call 604-785-9314
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
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
2006 BMW 325 130,000 kms, $18,750. manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC
1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $3900. 604-723-3654
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $44,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
Collectibles & Classics
1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Targa Manual 109,000 kms Amazon blue/tan interior. Second owner, lovingly maintained, all service records/ 11 years. Excellent mechanics and body. Offers considered. $19,900 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Wheels, No Problem
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
BLACK Tusk Roofing & Sheet Metal. Natural Slate & Metal Roofing 778-987-4054
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
I’ll BEAT ALL Competitor Prices! Quality Work. 10% Senior Disc. Free Est. • Marc 778-867-0179 ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: email@example.com
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DJ PAINTING, Int/Ext. Com/Res. Drywall repair. Free ests. Cell: 604-417-5917, 604-258-7300
Sports & Imports
No Wheels No Problem
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES $
Scrap Car Removal
Family Owned & Operated
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
20% OFF til Mar.15 (max. 400*)
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
Renovations & Home Improvement
EUROPE - RENOVATION Complete home renovation & new addition. Visit: europerenovation.com Call: 778-233-5726
Bath Kitchen Suites & More
Lawn & Garden
Collectibles & Classics
Call for FREE ESTIMATE & WINTER PROMOTION
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2007 Nissan Titan, automatic, 112,000 Kms, mint condition, 4 door, champagne color, on grey interior. Very clean car with no accidents, very well taken care of (recently detailed), all maintenance done on time and everything is up to date. Call Navid 778-882-6443 $16,000 OBO
2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8000. 604-440-4322
2005 MAZDA 3 GS auto 88500km, well maint, aircrd, no accidents $8000obo 604-970-0401
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP, 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $9500. 604-241-0357
2006 NISSAN Ultima, 4dr, 2.5, light green/beige inter, no accident, $6200 obo, 604-219-4156
24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $6,000. 778-737-3890
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
A32 • Friday, February 22, 2013 • The Record
WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective February 21 toFebruary 27, 2013.
We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Grocery Department Earth Balance Original Buttery Spread
Meat Department Annie Chun’s Roasted Seaweed Snacks
Whole Specialty Frying Chickens
product of USA
Produce Department Organic California Grown Red or Green Leaf Lettuce
Organic Sirloin Tip Steaks
Clif Crunch Bars
skim, 1, 2 or 3.25%
value pack assorted varieties
4L product of Canada
210g • product of USA
700-750g product of Canada
375ml product of Canada
product of USA
Bulk Department 285g
regular retail price
Wild Planet Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
170g • product of USA
product of Canada
Bakery Department Organic Multigrain Bread
L’Ancetre Organic Cheese
Amy & Brian Coconut Juice
TrueBlue or TrueBlack Juice
520ml +deposit +eco fee • product of Thailand
product of Canada
1.36L +deposit +eco fee • product of Canada
Rizopia Rice Pasta
off regular retail price pack of 3 or 6
Elias Honey Bear Honey Squeeze Bottle
Banana Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal Carrot Walnut Muffins
340-404g product of USA
325g • product of Canada
Udi’s Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread
bags or bins
20% off regular retail price
Health Care Department Radius Toothbrushes
Organic Golden Flax
Choices’ Own Organic Cheese
product of India
Eco Max Household Cleaners
650ml • reg 6.99
Organic California Grown Broccoli
Tasty Bite One Step Indian Entrees
Happy Planet Soups or Chili
Super Sweet “Gold” Pineapples Grown in Ecuador
Nourishtea Loose Tea
Uncle Luke’s Maple Syrup
each product of USA
10g • product of USA
regular retail price Shikai Borage Therapy Lotion
For dry skin that just won’t go away use ShiKai’s fragrance free all natural borage therapy lotion.
Green Foods True Vitality
Double Chocolate Fudge Rice Cookies or Bite Size Rice Flour Brownies
off regular retail price 6 -12 pack
Designed as an all in one meal, it contains vegetarian protein, omega-3, probiotics, enzymes, carbohydrates, greens, fibre, and 100% of the RDA of the essential daily vitamins.
product of Canada
Seminars & Events at The Annex at Choices Floral Shop 2615 W16th Ave, Vancouver. Cost $30 for each event. Register online or call 604-736-0009.
Monday, February 25, 7:00-9:00pm
Cooking Class: Foods to Warm The Heart: Heart Healthy Comfort Foods With Chef Antonio Cerullo.
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Wednesday, February 27, 6:30-8:30pm
Cooking Class: Build Up Flavour, Shake Down Salt: Low Sodium Eating With Panache
With Fetter and Fetterly.
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