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Strawberry fields forever Farmer Bill Zylmans says the cool, miserable summer thus far will allow his strawberry crop to be picked well into July, several weeks longer than usual.
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Former Palmer secondary basketball starlets, Mike Zayas, left, and Vijay Dhillon, right, got to meet and shoot some hoops with an actual star of the sport, Meta World Peace.
Clinic: Early baby scans a ‘Chinese’ thing Councillor Chak Au says unwanted Asian traditions are seeping into Richmond BY ALAN CAMPBELL
An ultrasound clinic in Richmond has come under fire for offering fetal scans weeks ahead of the prescribed industry norm. A CBC documentary exposed UC Baby for proposing to an undercover reporter to carry out a 3D ultrasound scan 17 weeks into the pregnancy, instead of the commonly practiced 20 weeks. After 20 weeks, it’s generally considered too late for an elective abortion of the fetus. The documentary suggested that performing ultrasounds early was being offered in predominantly Chinese and IndoCanadian communities where the practice of sex selection is more common. If the fetus is discovered to be female, the woman then has the opportunity to terminate the pregnancy, especially if she already has female children at home. In the documentary, a Chinese ultrasound technician at UC Baby (on Westminster Highway at Minoru Boulevard) offered to perform the early ultrasound on the reporter, who had a hidden camera, after the woman said she
would be distraught if she was having another girl. The technician, who came from China a year ago to work in the Richmond clinic
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and is a UC Baby franchisee, then suggested to the reporter that if the scan shows the fetus to be a girl, she should “see family doctor.” UC Baby’s Richmond manager, Rose Kalynchuk, and president founder, Tina Ureten, both classed the technician’s offer and suggestion as “mistakes,” and blamed the fact she’s from a culture that encourages abortion. The company said it has since clamped down on the practice of early scans, but Richmond city councillor Chak Au — an immigrant from China in 1988 and considered a “bridge” between local Chinese and Canadian cultures — says many Asians still prefer to have boys as opposed to girls. “I’m not surprised (early scans) are being offered in our community,” said Au, a Vancouver Coastal Health family therapist. “Although things are starting to change, there is still a large number of people who prefer to have a male child. “There’s a cultural history that, if you get a male child, you have another pair of hands for production. In China, men are supposed to work and women are supposed to stay at home.” see UC Baby page 4
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World Peace shoots hoops at Palmer Students and graduates of RC Palmer secondary had to see it to believe it when Los Angeles Lakers star Meta World Peace turned up at the school gym last week for a workout. The 6-foot-7 small forward is in Vancouver this month for a movie shoot and is friends with Palmer senior boys basketball coach Paul Eberhardt and his brother Doug. When World Peace was looking for a gym, the Eberhardts were happy to help out. They put him through a workout then he played one-on-one with former Palmer stars Vijay Dhillon and Mike Zayas. Both were members of the 2011 championship team. see Social media page 3
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Farmers expect bumper crop Cloudy, wet weather leaves strawberries in ‘vigorous condition’
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Strawberries are a sure sign that summer is coming, but you have probably noticed, it is coming slowly. Rich, red local strawberries are turning up on store shelves and at farm gate markets, but on most farms there isn’t enough ripe fruit in the fields to allow people to pick their own. One exception is Bill and Sandra Zylmans’ W & A Farms, which will open for U-pick berries this weekend. “It’s a sure sign that summer is here and picking strawberries is a great tradition for Father’s Day,” Zylmans said. “There’s real excitement when the strawberries are ready because they are the first fruit of the year.” The rain clouds that have delayed the ripening of local strawberries have a silver lining. The absence of extreme heat and dry conditions has left the plants in a “vigorous condition” and may extend the picking season to a full four weeks, Zylmans said. Early season and everbearing varieties that are available this week tend to be red and firm. Look for Puget Reliance and the large fruit of Tillamook. Mid-season varieties such as Totem and Hood are the superjuicy, red-to-the-core strawberries that imprint themselves perma-
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Bill Zylmans shows off the fresh local stawberries at W&A farms off Westminster Highway. The rain has left the plants in good condition, possibly extending picking season a full four weeks. nently in your memory. “Those are the deep red juicy berries that you’ll drool all over your shirt,” Zylmans said. The strawberries that ripen through June are perfect for eating. In July, the sugar content of the berries peaks, making them perfect for jams and preserves. Up the Fraser Valley in Langley and Abbotsford, the picking season
is at least a week behind normal. Langley’s Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery plans to open for Upick customers around June 22. It’s impossible to predict the exact opening date for most farms, so the farmers urge customers to call ahead to ensure the fields are open. Heavy rains will also close most fields. “We are picking now for
wholesaling, but we don’t have enough yet for U-pick,” said berry farmer Alf Krause. “It’s just been too cold for the last two weeks.” While cool weather is not conducive to growing the imported golf-ball sized berries that populate grocery store shelves through the winter, local growers don’t seem concerned. see Ripeness page 5
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Meta World Peace turned up at the RC Palmer secondary school gym for a workout. About 100 kids showed up after finding out about his appearance through social media.
Continued from page 1 “I had a few of my Palmer guys there for rebounding and to meet him, but with social media by the time we were done the workout there was about 100 people there,” laughed Eberhardt. World Peace, played 12 seasons in the NBA as Ron Artest before legally changing his name last September. During his stay in Vancouver, he has gone out of his way to help out charity organizations, visiting a youth centre in Surrey and playing soccer in the Downtown Eastside. He is expected to workout with the Eberhardts several more times.
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Upgrade RCMP contract Open letter to MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, I am disturbed by the way RCMP contract agreements are being forced onto the municipalities by negotiators. RCMP negotiators appear to wish to enter into a business contract signed in good faith by both parties, yet at the same time to present a contract with undisclosed terms and conditions, including runaway no-cap increases. A blank cheque in effect, is expected to be signed by the end of June for a term of 20 years. I strongly object to the difficulty and mistrust this uncertainty brings to the budget planning process for the municipality of Richmond. The RCMP men and women officers, the majority of whom seem to be decent and able individuals, deserve much respect. They give us a great deal of security and peace of mind. However, the ham-fisted and archaic way this contract is presented calls into question RCMP leadership in Canadian communities as role models for ethical and moral behaviour. Showing a gun-to-the-head disregard for the public, which pays RCMP salaries, and to whom the organization is committed to serve, brings the RCMP image into disrepute. This letter is a request that the RCMP, whose review is presently being undertaken, urgently rescind and rewrite outdated contracts affecting the provinces and municipalities, and bring them more in line with modern business practices. Masako Stillwell Richmond
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Cherish seconds spent with your father Tick… Tick… Tick… Each second ticks by, disappearing forever into history, never to be experienced again by anyone living on this side of Tralfamadore. Kids these days may be as unfamiliar with the “ticking” of a secondhand sweeping the face of a clock as they are unlikely to be aware of Kurt Vonnegut’s multi-dimension-inhabiting Tralfamadorians. Clocks rarely “tick” these days, and most electronic displays are set to wait on minutes — which is probably a good thing, as the up-and-coming generations live with 60 times fewer reminders of the relentless passage of time. Nevertheless, those seconds are lurking in the background, ticking us into minutes that build into hours, into days, into weeks, into years, into decades, and for those few among us fortunate enough, into a whole century — but there, at that magnitude, it certainly ends. Time is a big deal to us humans, who have so much of it in comparison to the vast majority of species populating this planet. A few tortoises can be expected to outlast us, and some parrots — but even most plants (and that includes a lot of trees) don’t live as many years as we can reasonably expect for ourselves. We have a host of adages that express our need to keep track of time, to be
Bob Groeneveld ODD THOUGHTS
aware of it, to utilize it, to maximize its potential. A stitch in time saves nine. Time is of the essence. Time is money. After all, time waits for no man. If you don’t use it, you’re killing it. Perhaps that’s why time weighs heavy on the soul. And all through it, once they begin ticking for each of us, those seconds keep pushing us along the continuum of our existence towards one ending or another. And if we are long-lived life-forms on this planet, our segment of the overall scale of time is orders of magnitude smaller than miniscule. But before you start obsessing too deeply on our interminable movement through our tiny space-time habitat and start looking for a bridge to launch you past time and space, consider what the seconds leave behind as they march themselves off into oblivion. We can never get those seconds back… but we never really lose them, either. Each of those seconds has the potential to become a memory.
Collectively, they turn into experience. And with luck and practice, we can shape them into wisdom. I never have enough time on my hands, but lately, I’ve had a lot of it on my mind. With Father’s Day approaching, I’m mindful of the passage of time, and of the memories, the experience, and the wisdom that my dad has shared and continues to share with me — from his vast pool of more than 97 years worth of seconds that have ticked through his clock. My own, much smaller pool of ticked-by seconds has given me a wealth of memories and experiences with my dad that have enriched not only my life, but the lives of everyone with whom I occasionally have an opportunity to touch with his wisdom. Indeed, one of the wisest things I have gleaned from sharing all those nonrefundable seconds with my dad has been that wisdom doesn’t exist without sharing — sharing the seconds, the memories, the experiences. And happiness that comes from those shared seconds doesn’t exist without sharing beyond the seconds themselves. Share some of those precious seconds with your dad if and when you can. Those seconds are fleeting… but forever. Bob Groeneveld is the editor of the Langley Advance.
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Similarly, Bhullar’s dad Avtar Bhullar used to be a prominent and respected wrestler. Both the Sandhu and Bhullar families are always in the forefront when it comes to helping the community. They are a pride of the South Asian community. Both Sandhu and Bhullar carry on the family tradition. As reporter Alan Campbell mentioned in his story, it is great to see these two stars get to grips with each other. In this context, Ampri must be commended for sponsoring champion wrestler Bhullar in his quest for gold medal at the London Summer Olympics. He has the entire community’s support and best wishes. Young people like Sandhu and Bhullar are a great credit to Richmond and their community. Balwant Sanghera Richmond
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The Editor, Re: “Wrestler, CEO get to grips with each other,” News, June 13. I would like to commend the Richmond News for doing an excellent job in recognizing two outstanding young men. Both Amit Sandhu and Arjan Bhullar are great role models for our youth. Whereas Sandhu has won accolades in business, Bhullar has proven himself to be an exceptional wrestler. Both of them are always willing and eager to give back to the community. They got it from their families, which are very well known and respected not only in the South Asian community, but also in the community at large. I have known both of these families for a long time. Sandhu’s dad, Parmjit Sandhu, is a very modest, kind and generous businessman.
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Pennies for your charity BY ALAN CAMPBELL
Travellers passing through YVR are being asked to dig deep into their wallets, purses and pockets in the name of charity. YVR is calling on passengers and the airport community to donate their pennies to help fund lunches for children in need this summer. “Many kids rely on school lunch programs for healthy food,” said Elizabeth Crudgington, executive director of Quest Food Exchange, a nonprofit organization that helps those in need access affordable, healthy food. “When schools are closed in the summer, providing lunch can be an extra burden for families that are already struggling financially.” From June 13 to 28, YVR will be collecting pennies to benefit Quest Food Exchange. With the money raised, food vouchers will be provided to families with children to shop in Quest’s three not-for-profit grocery markets. As little as $30 (or 3,000 pennies) can provide a month of lunches for a child. Travellers and the general public can donate their change at one of two coin collection kiosks, located at the international and domestic terminal food courts. The penny drive is an extension of the airport long-standing post-security coin ball program, through which travellers donate their change. “Especially now that the penny is being eliminated, we felt we could put all that change to good use in our community,” said
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Richmond has about 2,000 This is where Richmond secondary suites, but nowhere Rental Connect comes in. near that many are currently Richmond Rental being rented out. Connect is an initiative of the If they were, Richmond’s Richmond Poverty Response affordable housing probCommittee. The project aims lem could be significantly to connect landlords of secreduced. That’s the opinion ondary suites with tenants SOCIAL JUSTICE of the Richmond Rental seeking safe and affordable Connect project and the rearental housing. son for a series of community engagement A successful landlord forum held in April evenings for landlords and tenants. The most brought out homeowners who wanted to rent recent event was a tenant town hall meeting, out their secondary suites, but needed inforMay 31 at the Richmond Pentecostal Church mation, resources and supports. across from the Garden City Lands. Similarly, the tenants’ town hall in May An open invitation to this free event gave the project insight into renters’ needs. A brought in a varied group of renters. primary concern was to find housing within Participants included retirees and young their income ranges. professionals, folks with families and newRenters also said they didn’t feel they had comers to our city. They came to tell their enough information about their rights and housing stories and share ideas about how to responsibilities and sometimes felt they were make the rental experience better. taken advantage of. After a healthy light dinner supplied The information shared at these landlords by the McNair secondary school’s culiand tenants forums is being used to inform nary arts program, participants heard from the next steps in the process. guest speakers Dena Kae Beno, the City of A website to match landlords and tenants Richmond’s affordable housing coordinator will be launched at a celebration 6:30 p.m. on and Cynthia Chen, former city councillor and June 20 at the Richmond Cultural Centre. real estate specialist. A series of information workshops to put They articulated a number of challenges both parties on the same footing will be held facing the issue of affordable housing: 1. starting in the fall. Housing starts in Richmond are primarily for For more information on Richmond homeowner purchase, not rental housing; 2. Rental Connect or to register for the website Single-family houses are becoming so large, launch, email email@example.com or call they are only affordable to the moneyed few; 604-205-4700. 3. Apartments are getting so small they can’t De Whalen is a longtime poverty and house a family comfortably. affordable housing activist in Richmond.
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Let life unfold naturally We all have dreams about what we want our life to look like and how our lives will be used while we are on this planet. But, if you really look back over your life, can you honestly say it has turned out the way you planned? For KEEP IT most of us, I would think not. Take a moment to look back over your life and recall all the major experiences that have happened. Were they all planned? I came from Australia to live in Canada for two years and began my life in Toronto. I never planned to move to British Columbia. But I’m here, simply because life unfolded and led me in this direction. I never planned to work in the field I work in. I never planned to be a widow, but I am. We forget life is living us and all we really need to do is to stop trying to force it into another direction. There’s a great quote from one of John Lennon’s songs, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” It’s interesting how life unfolds in ways we never anticipated and can be changed in a moment’s notice. Many of us ask, what am I to do with my life? Am I even in the driver’s seat? I’m not saying we don’t have a choice in the direction our lives take. We always have a choice, but have you ever noticed even when we do try to steer the ship in one direction, many
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BY DAVID CHAO, BOB MCHUGH Special to the News
The Passat has been transformed from bumper to bumper, and the transformation is remarkable. The completely redesigned Volkswagen Passat is bigger, a better value and has lost some of its German accent since coming to America. Now built in a new plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., it seems to have picked up a southern drawl and it’s still a mighty fine automobile. Yes, the “das auto” gang has gone mainstream U.S.A. and the new Passat competes head-on against the likes of Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata. In these volatile and changing financial times, if you want to compete with the big boys, it can be both cost-effective and safer to produce highvolume products in major markets. While the new Passat is bigger in almost every way, it retains upmarket premium qualities and technical delights that make a VW, well, a VW. A major one being its TDI Clean Diesel engine, which in the Passat an awardwinning turbocharged 2.0-litre that offers great fuel economy and produces an amazing 236 lbs.-ft of torque at 1,750 rpm.
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The interior remains true to Volkswagen with its functional layout and good materials. It’s a spacious fiveseater with large doors and lots of legroom for backseat passengers. Continued from page 18 dimensional, including a wheelbase that’s almost nine centimetres longer than its predecessor. Looking a little closer, there’s a subtle character crease that runs from the trailing edge of the headlight rearward, above the door handles, and connects with the wraparound tail light assembly. Then there’s that cute BMW-style small rear quarter window. All together, it’s an elegant package.
calm, functional layout with good materials. My test Passat TDI was the basic version, yet the cabin had a more upscale ambience and its cloth upholstery had a durable feel. The instrument cluster has simple design large round tachometer and speedometer gauges and smaller coolant temperature fuel gauge inserts. The trunk is huge (460 litre), plus the rear seatbacks split 60/40 and fold down for even more cargo space.
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While seating capacity remains the same, the cabin space is greatly enhanced, especially for rear seat occupants. Large doors also allow them to get in or out easier. In addition, the doors are sculptured on the inside to allow extra shoulder room and make it a genuine five-seat sedan. Volkswagen interiors are generally top in class and the new Passat is no exception. Nothing flashy, it’s just a
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Travel back in time, catch gold rush at Sovereign BY MARGARET DEEFHOLTS Special to the News
It is a hot January day and I am in Ballarat, Australia, thinking about a man who lived here at the turn of the last century. The man was my grandfather, and this is where he came seeking adventure as a young bachelor. In his time, Ballarat was still a gold mining community. Today, the miners have gone, and tourists fill the town coffers with dollar notes instead of gold nuggets. Even so, the past hasn’t entirely evaporated. At Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill, a stagecoach drawn by four magnificent chestnuts rumbles by me, and I am warped into an era which existed even before my granddad’s time. Sovereign Hill today is a living museum which sprawls across sixty acres of land. Unlike Barkerville in the Cariboo, Sovereign Hill is a reconstructed community, and at first I’d wondered whether this would be just another Disneylandstyle theme park. Not so. The museum presents its Australian mining heritage with dignity and pride — and its buildings have been constructed with meticulous attention to authentic historical architecture and style. Both entertaining and educational, it takes me the entire day to explore Sovereign Hill’s grounds, its shops, exhibits, stroll through the Chinese quarter, take in a rollicking vaudeville show at the Victoria theatre and catch some of the ongoing events. Main Street is where miners and their families would have shopped to buy merchandise such as soap, spices, herbs and coffee — as well as the latest fashions in Victorian crinolines, bonnetsm brought by stagecoach from Melbourne. Speedwell Street, leading off Main Street, is residential and, just as her historical persona might have done over a century ago, Mrs. Wain, a miner’s widow, smiles at me as she sews bonnets in her parlour. Some things haven’t changed over time. The wheelwright’s machinery and saddler’s tools are still in use, and the
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Sovereign Hill in Ballarat is a living museum, with Main Street (above), as the place where many miners would have purchased merchandise. Left, kids and adults pan for gold in Red Hill Gully Creek. Right, a stableman prepares a horse for the ride.
anvil and hammer at the blacksmith’s shop also still echoes across the street. And some folks still pan for gold too. Red Hill Gully Creek, salted regularly with fine alluvial gold, runs through part of the site, and a little girl looks on as her brother dips and shakes his pan free of gravel. “Look!” she says excitedly. “There’s a shiny little bit, right there.” Her brother picks out a tiny glittering speck. His face
breaks into a gaptoothed grin. “Wow!” he says. “We’re rich!” A fleck of gold is one thing, a solid cube of shiny metal is quite another. I listen as a blacksmith explains the process of extracting gold from crushed quartz rock. Our smithy, wearing a thick protective apron, gloves and goggles, peers at the contents of a crucible “cooking” at 1200 degrees Celsius in a small furnace.
Picking up the crucible with a long handled pincer, he pours the molten liquid, a stream of thick, golden honey, into a mould. It solidifies within a couple of minutes. The mould is then immersed in a trough of water, where it sizzles and steams. Picking up the cold brick, he holds it up for us. “Well, there you are folks — an ingot, which is 99.9 per cent pure gold, and worth $55,000 in today’s market.” He catches my eye. “Want to hold it, Ma’am?” For 10 seconds, I cradle a small fortune in my palm. Nothing one reads, or sees on film, can equal the experience of actually exploring the labyrinthine tunnels of an underground mine. Although I am only 100 feet below ground at the Poppet Head Quartz Mine, the actual shaft goes down 1,100 feet, and the tour group eyes with trepidation the creaky wooden lifts operated by pulleys, which were used to see Museum page 24
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Continued from page 23 convey gold miners into the bowels of the earth. The excavation was done by pick, hoe, sledgehammer and crowbar and the dust and noise must have been horrific. Twelve-year-old truckerboys pushed trucks loaded
with quartz rock through the tunnels, but a young volunteer in the audience, although he gamely tries every trick he can muster, can’t budge the receptacle an inch! The tour ends with an exhilarating ride on a rail trolley, zipping around
corners and past lively dioramas, before winding up at the exit. Just before closing time, I linger to watch the re-enactment of the Redcoats’ (soldiers) ceremonial parade as they prepare to escort the gold from the vaults of the Colonial Bank of Australasia back to Melbourne. As I leave the museum grounds, I think of
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Aeons ago, before was translated by the we discovered the need ancient Romans as to quantify time in spe“Horae.” However, the cific units, the world name for these godaround us supplied our desses referred not only measurements. to a time of year — the The earth’s position season — but also to and its rotation around a time of day. It’s the IN OTHER WORDS the sun paced out day source of our word and night and brought hour. about the seasons; the interaction of By the end of the 16th century, the the gravity of sun and moon caused the hour had been divided into 60 minutes, tides to rise and fall. using the Babylonian sexagesimal When we started to give names to numbering system. The word minute the concepts of time and to the meaderives from the Latin “minutus,” sigsurements that most of us use, it was nifying made small. again the world around us that proA minute consists of 60 seconds, vided them. a word based on the Latin “secunThe word time, and its German dus,” which means following. In other counterpart, “Zeit,” are both related to words, dividing the minute into 60 secthe root word for tide. We preserve the onds is the operation that follows the temporal sense of tide in words such as division of the hour into 60 minutes. noontide and Eastertide. And a tiding We use the word clock as a noun is an occurrence, or an announcement referring to the timepiece, but also as of something that has occurred. an adverb — o’clock — specifying Our cultivation of the land is synthe hour. Clock comes from the Latin chronized with the different seasons, “clocca,” meaning bell, because once and hence it’s no surprise that season upon a time the hours were marked by derives from the Latin “satio,” sowing, the tolling of bells. which eventually came to mean the The counting of the hours — time of sowing. whether starting at midnight (as we do In Greek mythology, the seasons today), or sunrise or sunset — varied were under the protection of three from place to place. Not even the pregoddesses, whose collective name cise signficance of day and night was
the same everywhere. The ancient Germans, for instance, reckoned by nights not days. Their word for day, “Tag,” referred only to daytime; the entire 24 hours, which we call a day, they called “Nacht,” night. This usage has survived in the English words fortnight (14 days) and sennight (seven days). Eternity is a period beyond measure. The word is from the Latin “aeternus,” meaning without beginning or end. For me, the other extreme of eternity is one-sixtieth of a minute, the second. However, I’m told that currently the smallest measurable unit of time is the yoctosecond, which is one-septillionth of a second. Interesting — but I can’t relate to it at all. Just pronouncing the word probably takes zillions of yoctoseconds. I’ll stay with simple seconds, which I can count without even looking at a clock. They taught me how in elementary school: you say Mississippi followed by the number, and that’s the length of time of one second. Mississippi one, Mississippi two, Mississippi three. It works like a charm. Sabine Eiche is a writer and art historian (http://members.shaw.ca/ seiche/).
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Cinevolution Media Arts fills film gap in city Society runs year-round programs, hosts annual festival and mentors new artists
As a contemporary Chinese filmmaker and journalist immigrating to a foreign country, Ying Wang was immediately attracted to the art scene. “In the ’90s in China, you couldn’t be exposed to modern art and new ideas,” said Wang, who came here in 1996. A passionate fan of film and arts, she was soon attending film festivals across the province. When she came to Richmond, Wang decided the city was in need of its own international film festival. What she lacked in knowledge to start up a festival, she made up for in passion and determination. In 2007, Wang founded Cinevolution Media Arts Society, along with former partner, Taiwan-born Rachel Fan. “At the time, Richmond didn’t have a real film festival so we were filling the gap,” she said. The pair launched the Asia Film Festival, which morphed into Your Kontinent Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival. It features documentaries, dramas, site-specific art installations and animation from international and local film-
makers. “The name change reflected our idea of inclusiveness,” said Wang. “Richmond is a global village, therefore I felt we had to reflect that by offering films from all over the world, not just Asian movies.” Your Kontinent has grown each year and also features a dim sum movie night and Theatre Under the Star. “The media art installations are in large shipping containers, which will be outside the cultural centre and in various other public spaces during the festival,” added Wang. “Last year, more than 2,000 people attended the four-day festival.” Recently, Cinevolution was awarded the Artistic Innovation Award at the 2012 Richmond Arts Awards held last month in Richmond City Hall. “As a fairly new arts group in Richmond, Cinevolution was very humbled and grateful to the support, especially in front of so many pioneers in the art field, who have been making contribution to the community for years and decades,” said Wang. Cinevolution has also grown into much more than a film festival host.
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Cinevolution mentors young, aspiring filmmakers, such as YunJou Chang, left, and Ada Lee, to create their own short films. The organization is run by artists and filmmakers.
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Ying Wang began Cinevolution Media Arts Society in 2007. The society provides filmrelated programming and hosts Your Kontinent, an annual film festival. The group also puts on a number of different programs throughout the year — Hands-On Filmmaking and media arts workshops, Show and Tell Youth Media Screening, Community Digital Storytelling, Film Appreciation Night and the Dream Project. “All of these programs are free to the public,” said Wang. Earlier this month, Cinevolution hosted a film screening of Sea to Sea. “Forty people attended and after the screening there was dialogue between the movie goers, the panelists and the filmmaker,” said Wang. The not for profit organization also mentors young, aspiring filmmakers, helping them create and screen their own short films. It is run by artists and filmmakers — all of whom are volunteers and share Wang’s vision and love of arts and culture. Volunteers such as Ada Lee, 24, and
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Yun-Jou Chang, 23, bring new ideas into Cinevolution, said Wang. “Ada and Yun-Jou have great energy and are bringing innovative ideas to the Youth Day program,” added Wang. Chang volunteers as media and public relations coordinator for the society and Lee helps with the Youth Day program. Chang, a recent University of B.C. graduate came on board because she said, “It’s important to me to get involved in the community and especially the arts movement here.” “I was attracted by the great energy and how passionate everyone is about what they do,” added Chang. Lee and Chang work out of the Media Lab, which the city has loaned for the organization’s use. “The youth program is by youth for youth,” said Chang. “For the film festival, we are working on a mini night club in one of the 9x9 shipping containers.” Like Wang, Lee is a film buff. see Margaret Dragu page 27
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Margaret Dragu: Featured in this year’s festival Continued from page 26 “I’ve attended lots of film festivals and I always wanted to volunteer in the community so this is a perfect fit for me,” said Lee.
pens July 19 to 22. “This year’s featured artist is Richmond’s Margaret Dragu,” said Wang. “We will have a retrospective of her work over the years and Margaret will perform on the evening of Saturday, July 21.” In the meantime, the next film screening is on Friday, June 22 from 6:30
“Hopefully, we can inspire more youth to get involved.” This year’s Your Kontinent Richmond International Film & Media Arts Festival hap-
to 9 p.m. “The movie, Clean Bin, is about zero waste by a Vancouver filmmaker,” Wang said. — Yun-Jou Chang “All the screenings she hopes to continue to are free by donation.” breathe new life and enerAs to the future of gy into it. Cinevolution, Wang said “I’d like to continue
“I was attracted by the great energy and how passionate everyone is about what they do.”
to shape Cinevolution by bringing on board more artists and activists who believe in the power of films and art,” she added. For more information about Cinevolution Media Arts Society, located in the Media Lab of the Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, visit www.cinevolutionmedia. com.
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This year’s Your Kontinent film festival runs from July 19 to 22, and features a retrospective of, and performance by, Margaret Dragu.
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Richmond U16 United tuned up for the upcoming Provincial “A” Cup Championships in Kamloops by reaching the final of the annual Renegade Cup spring soccer tournament. United fell 1-0 to Burnaby based Chile EDC F.C.
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ea Spend $200 and receive
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June 15, 16 & 17
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Tera Gear™ Deck Grill
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fresh pork tenderloin or back ribs
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A30 June 15, 2012 The Richmond News
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CHUNG CHOW/RICHMOND NEWS
Richmond 96B Islanders Gabriella Harris delivers to the plate during action against Cordova Bay during the recent Richmond Bantam Rep Invitational.
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ROWING (Junior: 14-18 Years) Jr. Learn to Row Tank Program at Richmond Oval
July 3 - July 6 Aug 14 - Sep 13
Jr. Rowing Fast Track Camp
July 3 - July 6 July 9 - July 13 July 16 - July 20 July 23 - July 27 July 30 - Aug 3 Aug 13 - Aug 17 Aug 20 - Aug 24 Aug 27 - Aug 31
Tu/Th: 4-5:45pm Tu/Th: 4-5:45pm
M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12-4:00pm
$224.00 $280.00 $280.00 $280.00 $280.00 $280.00 $280.00 $280.00
M/T/W/Th/F: 10-12pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12pm-2pm M/T/W/Th/F: 2pm-4pm M/T/W/Th/F: 10am-12pm M/T/W/Th/F: 12pm-2pm M/T/W/Th/F: 2pm-4pm
$275.00 $275.00 $275.00 $220.00 $220.00 $220.00
M/W/F: 4-6pm, Sat: 12-2pm M/T/W/T/F: 8-10am
Jr. Development Rowing League Prerequisite: Jr. Learn to Row or Jr. Fast Track Camp and Skill Assessment
July 3 - Aug 3 July 3 - Aug 3 July 3 - Aug 3 Aug 7 - Aug 31 Aug 7 - Aug 31 Aug 7 - Aug 31
Jr. Competitive Rowing Team Prerequisite: Jr. Development League
May 7 - June 29 July 3 - Aug 31
CORPORATE GROUP/TEAM BUILDING
Call 604.247.2627 to arrange a paddling or rowing session for your business or group, or visit www.ubcboathouse.com/richmond-rowing-paddling/team-building-corporate-packages.php
Register Online or Call 604-247-2627 We’re Here: 7277 River Road, Richmond, BC,
The Richmond News June 15, 2012 A31
OWN WITH JUST A 5% TOTAL DEPOSIT On-Site On-Site Daycare Daycare
Shops Shops & & Restaurants Restaurants
4,000 4,000 ft ft of of Riverfront Riverfront Dyke Dyke Trails Trails 55 Acres Acres of of Park Park & & Green Green Space Space
CONSTRUCTION START PROMOTION 5% total deposit and $1,000 at contract signing is ALL you need to start owning your dream riverfront home. Plus, save up to $46,000* if you purchase during our Construction Start Celebration
SAMPLE SAVINGS 1 Bedroom Suite Save up to $21,000
2 Bedroom Suite Save up to $46,000
Townhome Save up to $35,000
OVER 100 FAMILIES AGREE – PARC RIVIERA IS THE BEST RIVERFRONT VALUE AND BEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY DESIGN.
CONDOS FROM $200,000s . TOWNHOMES FROM $400,000s 10111 River Drive Richmond, BC
A32 June 15, 2012 The Richmond News INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Announcements ...............................................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000
CLASSIFIED SELLS Run your private party merchandise ad until you cancel
It runs till you cancel, for up to one year.
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604-630-3300 ANNOUNCEMENTS 1010
175 tables & booths of fun, fabulous finds for you & your eclectic abode!
Sunday • JUN 24 • 10am-3pm Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Van. 604-980-3159 • Adm. $5
The German Canadian Benevolent Society Of B.C.
Resume & abstract to Kevin: FAX: 604 - 930 - 8240 or EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to express our gratitude to all who attended the funeral mass for our father, Francis Phang, on May 31st at St Paul’s Catholic Church in Richmond. Thank you for your heart felt condolences, and gifts. Sincerely, The Phang Family.
Annual General Meeting 2010 Harrison Dr., Vancouver All members & friends of the Society are invited.
Lost & Found
CARPENTER HELPER Frisco Forming LTD. (5)F/T Perm. Min 1yr exp. $18.69/hr. Fax Resume: 866-770-4296
FOUND BIKE in Garrett Park Richmond (nr No2/Blundell) call to identify. 604-274-2840
Celebrate the lives of loved ones with your stories, photographs & tributes on
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One Person’s Junk is Another Person’s Treasure!
RETRO DESIGN & ANTIQUES FAIR 175 tables & booths of fun, fabulous finds for you & your eclectic abode! SUN JUN 24 10-3 Croatian Cultural Center 3250 Commercial Dr, 604-980-3159 Admission: $5
OCEAN VIEW Cemetery Plot Burial plot in Calvary 6 section of Ocean View Cemetery. Plot will hold 1 casket plus 1 urn or 2 urns. $9800. Call: (604) 557-0506
2055 Food Products Strawberries
Lighten up and advertise your items in
604-630-3300 MAPLE TABLE $350, four chairs $235; Garden Harvest dishes, 64 pcs $175. Call: (604) 307-0404
Fresh & Local
Saturday, July 14th @ 9AM 6780 Glover Rd., Langley B.C.
80-100 CARS, LIGHT TRUCKS & RV’s KAMLOOPS AUCTION JUNE 23
Industrial Smalls Welcome / Online Bidding Available Phone: 604-534-0901 www.canamauctions.com
4200 No. 6 Road Upick or Ready Picked
Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Fleet Trucks & Trailers, Lumber, Boats, Tools
QUEEN SIZE Mattress Set Brand New. Original Plastic. Never Used. Must sell $200 Call: (604) 790-0021
Birak Farms, Richmond
CLEANERS REQUIRED for Metrotown & in Richmond. P/T early AM shift. No exp needed will train. Call 888 306-5720 ext 2506 Quote Burnaby.
LOST Budgie Bird Blue Budgie lost 06/06 Steveston, near Moncton & Railway. Beloved family pet. Reward. Please call: (604) 271-8348.
Royal City Roadline Inc. 23980 Thompson Gate, Richmond, BC, V6V 1C5 looking for full time experienced Class 1 Driver. Must have clean abstract & criminal record. $18/hr. Send your resume at: email@example.com
June 18, 2012, starts 5:30pm
TMS Transportation requires DRIVERS for local container work. • Container experience required • Flat Deck experience an asset.
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Card of Thanks
RICHMOND LEGION SENIOR CITIZENS SOCIETY Special General Meeting for the election of two board members to be held Thursday June 21, 2012 @ 7:00pm. Recreation Centre, 7251, Langton Road, Richmond.
1 photo ad, 3 lines. 1 online ad, 5 photos, many lines.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20TH @ 3 PM
Antiques, Collectibles, Estates & Jewellery Viewing Times: Tuesday, June 19th; 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 20th; 9:00 am ’Til Auction Time
For Sale Miscellaneous
COMPOST FOR SALE Composted cow manure. Great for gardens. $5 per yard Call: (604)-854-0669 Call: (604) 798-3498
JOHN’S THISTLE AUTO Ladner requires 3rd or 4th year Auto Tech Apprentice. References required. Valid drivers license and must have own tools. Fax resume to 604-946-6772 or Call John 604-816-8505
5X9 Snooker/Pool table inc all accessories Beautiful Red Mahogany 5x9 Snooker Table $2500. Call: (604) 943-9642 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
MOVING - Excellent Furniture in Great Condition Solid 48" Oak Dining Table, leaf + 4 chairs $425; Almost new 8’ cotton sofa $275; Queen Solid Pine 4-poster bed $200; Solid Oak Media Centre $25; New bone low-flo toilet - not used $50; Double Maple Bed $25; 18 Spd Mountain Bike $40 email: email@example.com DOWN SIZING, oak dining room table & 6 chairs $600, hutch & china cabinet $200, oak coffee table - glass top $35, rattan sofa $50, end table $25, white kitchen table & 4 chairs $55, computer table $10. Frost free upright freezer $80. 604-270-2818
Antiques & Collectibles Gold & Sterling Silver Jewellery Large Selection of Victorian Furnishings & Fine Furniture Sterling Silver Flatware Sets & More Moorcroft Pottery & Several Dinner Sets Royal Doulton, Hummel & Dresden Figurines Oriental Porcelain, Jardinières & Jade Pieces Several Persian Carpets, Bronzed Figures & Statues Mantle Clocks, Wall Clocks & Vintage Lighting Artwork (Oil Paintings, Watercolours & Limited Edition Prints) Lionel Train Set Contents of Several Estates & More.
Open to the General Public – Everyone Welcome!
NOTE: Furniture Auctions Held Every Wednesday @ 6 PM
FOR MORE DETAILS & PHOTOS VISIT: www.lovesauctions.com
LOVE’S AUCTIONEERS & APPRAISERS LTD. 2720 No. 5 Road, Richmond, B.C.
REAL ESTATE 6002
Real Estate Services
CHOC LAB puppies, vet checked, reg parents, ready to go. $550. 1-604-701-1587 (Chwk)
SELLING / BUYING EMMERY LEUNG 604-728-7170 Have qualified BUYER! Realtor speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin. Homeland Realty
Seniors special age 55+ Ask about free legal fees for seniors. Chilliwack 604-846-6506 Abbotsford 604-852-5592 No obligation consultation. Al Dahl...Lighthouse Realty. www.aldahl.com GOLDEN DOODLES, 8wks, 1st shots, dewormed, family raised, great pets, $900, 604-607-5003 LABRADOODLES creams, choc’s & blk, vet checked, dewormed, reg’s parents. $650. 604-845-4951
Real Estate Services
Every Sat/Sun all year • 9:00 - 4:30 365 tables with old/new items
PUREBRED Pitbull Puppy 12 wk male, shots, family raised,$650 604-989-2377
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ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty Buy or Sell with Me and Use My Truck for Free! www.AdamLloyd.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
Having problems with a tenant? Need property maintence done? Call someone with 30 years exp. Call Bentley • 604-539-2533
DO YOU NEED CASH???? Unlock your homes equity today. We lend even if the banks say no!! Mortgage Direct 604-531-0166
Wanted to Buy
STAMPS wanted Collector looking to buy stamp collections. email: email@example.com STAIN/PET URINE TREATMENT Specialist in carpet, sofa, mattress cleaning. 604-536-7627 www.emerald.chemdry.ca
Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
ROGER BASI Interested In Selling Your Home? Lets Talk!!! Remax Award Winner 100% Club. Certified in Feng Shui Home Stager. List and Sell your home with me & receive $500.00 towards moving costs. Cell: (604) 618-2820 www.rogerbasi.com
LIKE NEW beautiful 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $329K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba w/private back yard $297,800 778-565-5082 see uSELLaHOME.com id5539
6008-14 2BDRM/2BTH 406-450 Bromley, COQUITLAM Private corner unit with a view; Recent upgrades OVER $22,000 (new bathrooms/floors/appls). Well run building, new roof. Steps from shopping (Thrifty’s, Starbucks,Yoga,Subway,Sushi). $279,888. Call (604) 808-2962 firstname.lastname@example.org
#210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1 BR, $138,500, Large Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel, 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Prkg, Dog, Kids OK. 7 blocks to New West Skytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores. Call John 778-397-0508
COQUITLAM TOWN CENTRE Cozy 1 bdrm close to College! 1 of 5 units I have in area: $217K $289K. Llawrey Godinn RE/MAX All Points 604-657-4658
1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, reduced to $85,000. 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510
Need a New Place?
Find one in the Classiﬁeds To advertise call 604-630-3300
COQUITLAM Town Centre Cozy 1 bdrm close to Douglas College! 1 of 5 units I have in area. Priced from $217,500$289,000. Call: (604) 657-4658
White Rock Tea & Giftshop $60K + Inventory Call Jeff 604-889-9164 for info
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
MARKS/SCRATCHES FROM your pet? Restore wood/marble floors. 778-889-7106 WoodStoneTile.ca
■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business
Fila Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957
MULTI FAMILY MOVING SALE
Richmond GARAGE SALE Sat, June 16th 9am - 2pm 3526 Cornwall Court Terra Nova A bit of everything for everyone!
Can’t Qualify for a Mortgage? Call for solutions. Great rates! 2.79% 5 year variable 3.05% 5 year fixed 3.99% 10 year fixed Mortgage Broker Specialist Martinique Walker, AMP Verico Assent Mortgage Corp Call: 604-984-9159 Toll Free: 866-984-9159
Dog Behaviourist/Trainer General Obedience, social skills, behavioral issues & puppy training. www.dogsbgood.com Call Jo at : 778-855-5651
CONSIGN WITH US!
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★
Sat, June 16th, 9am - 2pm 6371 Clematis Dr Baby items, furniture, kitchenware & much more!
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding, $499+. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com GORGEOUS Dining Room Set: $2900. Or Buffet and Hutch: $1450. Gorgeous all wood dining room set: table, 72" long, 44" wide, plus 2 leaves, each 18" long and 44" wide. Buffet and Hutch, 85" high, 73" wide. Will only sell buffet and hutch separately. email: email@example.com WOOD CRIB (cream colour); china cabinet & hutch; Roxton dining room table + 4 chairs + buffet; Sklar chesterfield & loveseat; 2 velvet forest green swivel rockers; La-Z-Boy Hide-a-bed, pink/beige velvet; Queen-size BR suite: Headboard, dresser, armoire and 2 night tables; Sealy twin bed + mattress. Call 604-789-1518 or 604-945-8535
The Richmond News June 15, 2012 A33
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
OPEN SUN, 2-4. #1706-612- 5th Ave. Incredible views! 1086 sf. 1.5 baths. 1 BR + den. $288,000. Brian Erhardt, Royal LePage Coronation West, 604-649-4382.
PENTHOUSE 2 BDRM plus Den, 2 1/2 Bath, granite counter with stainless steel appliances, close to skytrain, built by Bosa 2008. Asking $599,000. Call: Sutton Group West Coast Realty, CONCEPCION MABANTA Office: (604) 986 9321 or Cellular (778) 878 6371
Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $424,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
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PHONE BOOKS Mature persons with car or truck to deliver CanPages ™ in the Richmond area. No selling involved.
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FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $62!
Richmond: July 7 or 29 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Bby • Sry • Coq • P.Meadows • Lgly Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Continuing Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice Since 2003!
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A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652
LABRADOR X (8 weeks) $550 1st shots, dewormed, socialized Abbotsford (604) 657-1584
*Annual starting revenue of $12,000-$120,000 *Guaranteed cleaning contracts *Professional training provided *Financing available *Ongoing support *Low down payment required Contact Coverall of BC A Respected Worldwide Leader in Franchised Ofﬁce Cleaning!
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Unique career opportunities south of Vancouver
indset Farms is the largest greenhouse producer in Western Canada. Privately owned and entrepreneurial, the company embraces a profound commitment to strategy, sustainability, innovation, branding, operational excellence and shared success with suppliers, employees and customers. The leaders of this rapidly growing company have created the following new roles to enable Windset to continue to meet and exceed customer expectations for timely delivery of quality products:
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• Assistant Manager, Operations - Pack Shed (File #14493) • Operations Supervisor - Shipping (File #14494) • Operations Supervisor - Receiving (File #14495) These roles, based in beautiful Ladner, British Columbia, constitute unique career opportunities for operations professionals to join an exceptional enterprise that values and fosters cross-functional team work and problem-solving. These positions require candidates with the ability and willingness to maintain contact with customers and production facilities beyond 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Candidates must have a passion for operations and at least 3 years of experience in operations management, ideally in the production, packaging and distribution of perishable goods. Energetic team players with “can-do’ attitudes, high integrity and exceptional strategic, numeracy, logistical, computer, relationship and time management skills, candidates must be both followers and leaders at heart and possess the insight, drive and ﬂexibility to know when to lead, when to follow and when to adjust course. Ideally, candidates have completed a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related ﬁeld. Calm and composed in busy and high stress environments, candidates must have sound judgment, excellent problem-solving and conﬂict resolution skills and the ability to attend to critical details without losing sight of the big picture.
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3BDRM/2.5BTH #46-728 W14TH Street NV - OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4PM Rooftop patio with mtn, city & water views. Only 4 years old, Ceasarstone, SS appl & 2 parking stalls. V951636. $589,900. Call: Eric Lum (604) 377-9906
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12239-92ND AVE. End unit twnhse, 1,450sf, 2 levels, 3 good sized BR, 3 baths, back yd, patio. Complex recent updated. $329k. Ahmed, C-21, 604-518-3601
1BDRM/1BTH 306-4280 MONCTON Richmond open plan, 7 years old,$352,500 Call: (604) 765-6643 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Help shape Hamilton’s future… for you and generations to come The City of Richmond and Oris Consulting Ltd. invite you to attend a second Open House to consider the future of the Hamilton community. Following the first Open House, three planning options have been developed for public review. Each of the planning options include: • residential and retail land uses • transportation, parks and open space policies • discussion of other community amenities
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:30–8:30 p.m. Bethany Baptist Church 22680 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED open plan, 2BR, 1 ba, gas f/p, laund/ storage, newer appls, lam flr, new paint, patio, $222,000. Rashid, Royalty Group 604-721-7049
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Tell us your thoughts about the possible planning options for the development of Hamilton.
At the meeting, there will be: • A brief presentation at 7:15 p.m. outlining the three planning options, followed by a drop-in style open house where you can discuss these options • An opportunity for you to provide feedback by completing a survey • Child minding onsite • Refreshments
Background In December 2011, City Council approved a process to update the 1995 Hamilton Area Plan. The Area Plan Update will include revisions that respond to current community development trends and public feedback.
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NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of PATRICIA LINDSAY LEE aka PATRICIA L. LEE aka PATRICIA LEE aka PAT LEE, Deceased, who died on the 18th day of February, 2012, are hereby required to send them to the Administrator, Jennifer Larson, c/o Somers & Company, #107 – 765 Sixth Street, New Westminster, British Columbia, V3L 3C6, before the 16th day of July, 2012, after which date the Administrator will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which she has notice. By: Melissa Sim Barrister & Solicitor Somers & Company #107-765 Sixth Street New Westmnster, BC V3L 3C6 NOTICE IS hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Robert J. Swanston formerly of 9240 Chapman Cres., Richmond, BC, deceased are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor c/o Jack Micner, suite 440 Vancity Tower, 5900 No 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 3P7 on or before July 30, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed having regard only to the claims that have been received. Calvin Wrench, Executor.
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POOLS OPEN! Best location! 66-15152-62A. WOW! 3 BR, 3 ba, w/o, HUGE yd, cds, view, tons of upgrades! 5 ★ amens. $363,800. Ped, Royalty Grp, 604-345-3339
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968 CRYSTAL Crt, Coq. $848,800. 5 BR, 5 Bath, 3 Kitchen 3600+ sq ft. Over 100K spent in quality renos! Must see! ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty
2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 email@example.com THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
372 East 48th Ave, Vancouver 4 beds/2 baths, 1155 sqft+bsmt suite, 45x143 lot. $1,069,000 firstname.lastname@example.org OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4
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TRANQUILITY, 4400SF 6br 5ba 2yr old home on 3.75ac lot c/w side suite $855K 604-818-0535 see uSELLaHOME.com id5548
Burnaby 8186 Nelson Street, Mission Building lot 0.89 acres RE/MAX All Pointstaracaldwellrealestate.com $335,900. Call: (604) 328-8127
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
2BDRM/2BTH, $274,900 38 19797-64 Ave, LANGLEY Superb location updated upper end unit townhome w/vinylplank flr, bths, appls, paint, new roof. 2 sundecks, s/s+intrcm, garage. 604-533-6652
5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100
LANGLEY [WILLOUGHBY] Immaculate 3 bdrm, 3 bath det. 6 yr old home at $585,500 neg. Open plan, granite, ss appl. vaulted ceil. Tel: 604.721.4414
949 HARRIS AVE, COQUITLAM Fabulous updated character home on gorgeous fenced lot with lane access! $599,900. Call Joe Campbell Personal Real Estate Corporation RE/MAX Crest Realty 604-985-7653
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Public input, including preferences and priorities, received from the first Open House and public survey has been taken into account to develop the three possible planning options, which will be presented at the second Open House. For more information On June 26, 2012, the Hamilton Area Plan Update website will be updated. It can be accessed through www.richmond.ca, www.orisconsulting.ca or www.placespeak.com/hamiltonareaplan.
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HOT NEW Listing: 224 6th Ave, New West. Queens Park Beauty Loads of Character Home Situated on a huge 82.5x132 ft lot. 5 BR, 3 fully finished levs, 2 bath, 2 kitchens, solid oak flrs, park like back yard, surrounded by beautiful heritage styled homes close to everything. Only asking $979,000. (Sutton Center Rlty) Rav Rampuri 604 351-8988
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NEW WEST 220 Queens Ave, 5 Br, 3 bath, 10,765 sf lot, approx 5,000 sf , inclds 2BR bsmt ste. parlike back yd. $1,388,000. Gerri, Mac Rlty, 604-761-3464
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Lots & Acreage
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2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993
NEWTON BEAUTIFUL cozy 2479sf 5br 3.5bath ½ duplex, suite $464,500 604-592-6703 see uSELLaHOME.com id5542
BURNABY PRIME LOCATION 6642SF lot for sale. Priced to Sell! MLS#V955528. Sutton West Coast Rlty. Jas Walia ★ 778-668-2177
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441
SRY; FLEETWOOD GEM! 15556 - 92A Ave. Well maintained 2850sf Home, many updates, new Yaletown style in-law ste. 11,300sf Lot! Near all amens, schools, transit, shops. 1st time on market original Builder/Owner. $658,500. By appt. Open to Offers! No agents. BY OWNER Call Dave • 604-589-2248 WANTED We Buy Homes & Town Homes anywhere in the Lower Mainland. NO real estate commission. Please call 604 760-3792
★ Five Stunning 5 acre oceanfrontlots near Horton Bay on Mayne Island from $404,000 email@example.com Greg Rowland, Sotheby’s Intl Rlty Canada, www.gregrowland.ca Call 250-665-6868
CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
SALE BY OWNER Vcr lot w/house, approx 37x103, Killarney paved alley, mins to bus/skytrain nr schools, shops, rec ctre. 604-619-0964* 604-916-5104
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Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD 10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE There are several suitable building sites on the property with spectacular views of city of Penticton, and both Lakes. Power at lot line and only 10 minutes from the full service Hospital. This beautiful property is being sold by the owner at only $299,000. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details, or call 250-493-5737.
* 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
GETAWAY ON GALIANO ISLAND (Lt.27 Stewart Rd). Completely furnished home & cabin on .9 acre w/private beach, deep water mourage, $999,000. 604-802-8711. View website for more info, photos & virtual tour: www.yourlinktorealestate.ca
Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735
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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your month of quietude ends Wednesday – until then, rest, seek the spiritual, fulﬁll old obligations and deal with the government. These matters will proceed quite smoothly Sunday, less so Monday. Your energy rises midweek, but obstacles exist in home and relationship areas. (Your intuition’s superb Tuesday afternoon – act upon any tiny, calm urge.) Chase money, buy/sell, contact someone friendly and sexy, propose a business or career plan or project – everything runs smoothly, at least on the surface. (Realize your ambitions might create hidden opposition in a mate or another.) Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Enjoy friends, ﬂirtations and a cheerful mood Sunday to Tuesday morning. That’s the end of your celebratory mood for a few weeks, as a phase of weariness, solitude, quietude and recuperation begins Wednesday. Use these weeks ahead to contemplate your direction and surroundings, to plan future actions, and to deal with government agencies. Be charitable, spiritual. You’re tired Tuesday to Thursday, but your energy and magnetism return Friday/Saturday. Despite this quieting inﬂuence, your hopes will grow even stronger, and your friendships bright. A wish will come true soon! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: An ambitious period ends by Tuesday – but it was just the ﬁrst step – the whole year ahead will bless your strivings and boost your position. Midweek begins a month of celebration, popularity, good times, entertainment, optimism, and wish fulﬁllment. However, you’re still struggling with money, spending and income (until October) so don’t let joy interfere with ﬁnancial realities (especially Wednesday). Thursday night brings a slow-down: rest through Saturday; contemplate, plan, be charitable, contact head ofﬁce or a government agency. A “feeling” about marriage is correct.
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: You’ll be really busy Sunday to mid-morning Tuesday, then suddenly a month of “stopping” starts. Rest, hibernate, garden, enjoy nature, focus your efforts on home, family, and security. This is NOT a good time to relocate or buy a home, but mid-2013 onward will be, so wait if you can. However, puttering, repairing will be ﬁne, if you start after Wednesday noon. You have a few major problems/decisions to deal with this decade: these become apparent this week and next. They involve home/security, marriage/relationships, and career/ worldly position. Romance calls late week. Taurus April 20-May 20: A restless, travel-prone month begins Wednesday. You might discover new places to live, even as early as this Friday/Saturday. Several big changes have taken place lately: you now face a new and growing set of social contacts, wishes, and hopeful involvements. This is just beginning, and will ﬁll the years ahead. Your money picture has also changed: the “asset chase” is over, but the 12 months ahead will boost your income fortunes, perhaps wildly! The biggest change of all is that the big changes of the last year are over, done. Great home, family, realty luck Friday/Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: Your energy and charisma remain high. In love, your prospects expand – you can “catch” almost anyone. But therein lies the rub: proceed carefully (now to mid2013). Decide what traits in another speak of a good mutual future, and which traits hint at the opposite. The only thing refused you Sunday/Monday might be family, social, realty or security luck. So ask for what you want, start important projects. Be careful with spending midweek. Thursday night to Saturday brings curiosity, new facts, travel, casual friends – new friends – and many little details. A prize lurks here!
FANNY BAY, VAN. ISLAND WATERFRONT HOME 90’ of waterfront with a stunning custom built home offering panoramic views of Baynes Sound over to Denman Isl. from every room. 90x170’ lot. Approx. 1500sq.ft. of beautiful architecture with 2 bdrm, 2 full baths & full basement for storage. MLS#316185 Virtual tour at www.7636shipspoint.com $699,000 Estate Sale Scampi Hirst Angell Hasman & Associates Realty. 604-728-6052
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Lots & Acreage
15.78 ACRES driveway, well, septic & power installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com
COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Watch and Green Lakes. $278,000. Call 604-467-7144 or 604-250-1668
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.
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HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
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7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $649,000 Open House Sat June 16th 1- 4 PM Sun June 17th 1-3 PM Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker
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6 Lakeshore Drive, Cultus Lake $1,229,000, Luxurious Lakeside living at Cultus Lake, Vancouver’s closest fresh water ski lake. A thoughtfuly designed 5 BR, 3lvl home. Perfect for summer vacation or year round living. Nancy-Jean O’Carroll, Sothebys Int’l Rlty Canada, 604-805-7053 www.nancyjean.ca
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: A month of dreaming and thinking wisps away mid-week, replaced by ambition, practicality, pressures and demands. This arena has not been super easy or rewarding for you over the last two years, mainly because you valued caution and skepticism over effort and belief. This will continue to October, then you’ll bounce up again. Meanwhile, through July, hold up your end at work and solve problems rather than initiate projects. Many of these problems are relationship ones, which you are uniquely qualiﬁed to handle. Thursday night to Saturday fulﬁlls wishes – romance, popularity arrive! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: A month of changes, investments, big ﬁnances, sexual urges and secrets/discoveries is almost over – but great luck will accompany you in these areas until mid2013. Be wary of a ﬁnancial commitment Sunday/ Monday, though. It might have a glitch, especially if machinery or a co-worker (or your employment) is involved. Talking it over, though, is a good idea. Midweek brings an expanded consciousness, wisdom, a mellow mood – to last several weeks. You want to understand rather than blame. Your career or prestige drives meet excellent responses Friday/ Saturday – charge forth! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Deal with an important relationship Sunday/Monday. Romance is not favoured but monetary, social and work relationships should go well. A new contact might open doors in future. Beware losing your temper Monday night. Midweek begins a month of investigation, mysteries, ﬁnancial commitments, sexual urges and lifestyle changes. Your subconscious will rise to the surface; your intuition will be high. Still, this is a dicey midweek and month ahead: snags lie under the surface, so keep your boat on putt-putt speed. Love, joy, understanding, and travel arise Friday/Saturday!
June 17 - 23, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: A month of work saves its biggest for last – Sunday to Tuesday end a work month, but they might trigger a new work project. The 12 months ahead will be ﬁlled with duties and expanded chores. (A great year to ﬁnd better employment, and to purchase machinery – the best opportunities come AFTER August.) Tuesday/Wednesday begin a month of crucial relationships. This decade, in general, you’re in control, you carry the ace; but for the next few weeks another can demand – and get – their way. So be diplomatic, ﬂexible: therein lies opportunity. Late week: riches in some form. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: A new romance might appear Sunday/Monday. It might suffer from sexual, communications or “visiting hours” glitches, so be alert. There will be at least two signiﬁcant opportunities for real romance in the 12 months ahead, especially after August. Mid-week starts a month of work and health concerns – and neither will be easy. So step carefully, avoid co-worker conﬂicts, sleep, eat and dress sensibly, and visit the MD if anything’s wrong. You’ll be aided by great intuition: following your instincts will keep you out of trouble. Relationships, exciting meetings, late week! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: You’ve been subtly held back over the last few weeks. There’s another phase of this Sunday/Monday, then a month begins that features romance, beauty, creativity, self-expression, beauty and passion. It won’t be the easiest month, as several big “dislocations” occur in the world which will affect you and those you love. But for you these will be glancing blows, whereas for others they can be direct. Still, romance (more correctly, intimacy) is difﬁcult when everyone’s screaming “crisis!” Friday/Saturday let you accomplish chores with super ease – buy a car or computer. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 604-727-3673
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1983 MERCEDES 380SL Convert with hardtop, silver with blue int, new soft top, collector status, Aircared, great driver, must see. $9,000 obo. Call 604-530-7058
1957 FORD Ranchero $5500 obo. 15,790 miles runs well good cond 604-323-3662, 315-9384. 1987 ROLLS ROYCE Silver Cloud, Blue, 1 owner, low miles, LIKE NEW, Asking $32,000. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055
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2003 CADILLAC CTS, 49K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $19,500 604-864-8199
1 BDRM, lwr ste den, w/d, jacuzzi, priv entr, cat ok, $750 incl ut., #5/Blundell. NOW. 604-729-1410 1 BR bach ste, Gilbert Rd. sep entry/kitchen, np, ns, $650 incl utils. Avail now. 604-241-9750 1 BR, nr #2 & Blundell Mall, no laundry, ns, like new $700 incls heat, hydro, cable 604-719-2517
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2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $11,900. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291
2004 CHEVY Impala excl cond 73,000kms, $6000 obo. Ph 604-792-0530 Chilliwack 2004 CHRYSLER Seabring convertible, low mileage, lady driven, $6000. 604-980-3127
3 BR rancher, No 1/Willlams, 1.5 bath, 6appls, 1800sf, $1850 + util, ns/np, avail Now, 604-518-3378
2 BDRM/2BA Garden Suite New carpet & paint. Steps to transit & shopping. Utils & prkng incl.$1150/mth. (604) 561-9199 RMD 1 BR bsmt, suit 1 only, new home, prkg, np, ns, #4 & William $800 incl. Immed 778-389-9890
4 BR, 3.5 bathroom, 5 appl, gar, fenced yard, ns, np, nr amen, refs, #2/Francis. 604-319-6122
STEVSTON 1 br ste, nr parks, bus, shools, prefer 2 students, ns np, $800 incl utils. 604-644-4176
WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE for rent avail. immed, clean, secure, bright. Bolivar Park Area Surrey $950 month +half utilities (604) 916-3473:
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
2006 TOYOTA CAMRY
2004 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 SL SEDAN
$ STK# Q11120A
2000 BMW 328i
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614.
Find your car at
2000 TOYOTA SIENNA
$ STK# V11993B
$ STK# V12480
• Auto • Air • White
• Auto • Air • Green
2001 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER • Auto • Air • Silver
2002 FORD EXPLORER
2000 CHEV CAMARO
STK # 11284A
• Auto • Low K’s
— NEW TO CANADA? — BAD CREDIT? — BANKRUPTCY? — WRITE OFFS? • 5 Speed • Air • Black
1997 PONTIAC GRAND AM
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
NEED A CAR TO GET A JOB?
• Black W/Leather • Sunroof • Super Nice
• Auto • Air • Silver
1999 VOLVO S80 • Auto • Leather • Roof
$ STK# K12300A
WE HAVE VEHICLES AND APPROVALS AVAILABLE 1970 Jaguar E-TYPE In excellent shape and ready to go for sunny summertime driving. Too many upgrades to list. Pictures and invoices available. REDUCED - $64,000 1970jaguaretype4sale.com firstname.lastname@example.org
2004 DODGE SX 2.0, 127,000 kms, aircared, air, sunroof, tilt steering, p. windows, like new inside & out, 600 kms per tank, lady driven & owned since new. $5800 OBO Call 604-794-7426
CALL DAN @ 604.226.5210 OLYMPIC MOTORS GROUP PACIFIC RIM DIVISION
2 BDRM, garage, sep kitchen, l/r, f/p. no pets, n/s, refs, avail July 1, $1000, call 604-244-7706 3 BR Grnd lvl, 1 bath, new reno, ns, 5551 Bissett Pl. $1200 +util, quiet family, wd. 604-301-0818
2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.
$ 1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367
1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069
• Auto • Air • Black
2004 DODGE Dakota 4x4 Auto $12,500 #06-4124 604.466-6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
LUXURY 2001 Buick LeSabre Ltd. Showroom cond, 36 mpg 103,000 km $5700 obo. 604-858-4878
9115 e us g Ho ncin In ina F
NO 1 Rd & Springfield. 3 bdrm, 1 bath. gr level, bright, reno’d, own w/d, laminate/tile. prkg, $1395/mo incls hydro & heat. Avail JuL 1, refs reqd. n/s, n/p. 604-724-5375
2001 CHRYSLER Sebring convertible, 1 owner, blue, white leather, loaded, priced for quick sale $4725. 604-929-7954
1 BR new home, #4 & Williams, share bath, kit, incl util, cbl/net, ldry, 1 prkg, ns/np, $550, 604-313-1833
2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576
1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $49,900. Call 604-889-2525
1996 GRAND AM, auto, 133k, new parts & tires, blue/green, $2500 obo. 778-828-7702
2004 CHEV Malibu, 4 dr, auto, 4 cyl, 2.2L, metalic green, keyless ent, loaded, new brakes/battery, 86,400km, $6800, 604-244-3788
RMD 2 BR condo, top flr, 5 appls, storage, u/g prkg, pool, Brighouse area, nr Rmd Ctre & Canada Line, ns np, July 1, $1175 incl heat/hw 604-304-9252, 778-230-3524
To advertise call
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $8,950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
ABBOTSFORD - 2087 Lonsdale, Handy Man Special House, 3bd
1 BR ste on main in new house, own laundry, nr bus/shops, $950. Nr Steveston & #4, 604-551-7007
Houses - Rent
1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2350. 604-534-2997
49’x171’lot, Exc Investment. $888/M
2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986 1966 FORD Thunderbird 390 auto exc running cond all orig. $6500 obo 604-323-3662
2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201 1965 IHC SCOUT, 4x4, 53,762 mi., collector plates, rblt frnt end & drive line, $6,900. 604-946-7697
1979 MG Midget 75,000kms Ready to drive away $5,000. 604 739-9234 email@example.com
1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
2004 FORD MUSTANG GT. Auto. Yellow convertible! 84,000 km. $12,500. Call 778-995-4168 2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335
2006 CADILLAC DTS. Fully loaded, luxury package, On Star, landau top, sunroof, a/c, heated seats, no accidents. 71,000 km. $16,800 obo. 604-793-5520
1986 OLDS Toronado, auto sporty 2 dr coup,122k, a/c., a/c’d 2013. Power everything, blue with blue int. 604-792-4517. $2500. 1997 CHEV CAMARO. Red. V-6. A/C. 5 speed. Well maintained. 192K km. $3,500. 604-626-5983
2006 FORD Fusion, 73,000 km, 4 cyl, grt cond, 2nd owner $8800. 604-852-0533 * 778-241-3528
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 firstname.lastname@example.org
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Cabriolet 84,000 kms Black on black, AMG package, wind screen, wheels, spoiler,Bose stereo! Mercedes serviced full records, garage kept, $18,900 Call: (604) 916-7402
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2007 PIAGGIO scooter MP3-250, silver, practically new, less than 500 km, fuel injected engine, security lock, new battery, $4300. Call Don 604-987-9166
2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm
12100 Featherstone Way, Richmond (Hwy 99 and the Tunnel)
3511 N0. 3 Rd, Richmond www.richmondsubaru.com 604-273-0333
SHOP 24/7 AT dueckrichmond.com
2003 Pontaic Sunﬁre 4 dr., automatic, very clean, low kms.
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
25,010 Kms $ STK # BB3015
2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Brand New Icon Helmet & Icon Race Leather jacket (XL) Incl. (almost new, barely worn) - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $9500 OBO Call 604-788-0060
2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
Scrap Car Removal
2004 Inﬁniti G35 Sedan Low kms, showroom condition!
16,324 Kms $ STK # BB3013
2011 Yukon XL 2500 4x4
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
Heavy duty towing!!!
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem CASH for some complete cars OPEN 24 hrs includes holidays MIKE 604-872-0109
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
2010 SUBARU LEGACY 3.6R SPORT PACK
2010 GMC Sierra Crew Cab 3500 Diesel
Leather, sunroof, Nav, loaded.
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
28,737 Kms $ STK # BB3024
95,128 Kms STK # S12315A
2012 Mustang Convertible!
1999 DODGE Ram 4x4 Lariat $7850- # 99-2452 D#30332 MJ Autowholesale.com 604.466.6007
2007 JEEP Compass economical SUV, local, no accidents, only 90,000 kms, $130 bi weekly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541
2008 ACURA MDX Elite, top model, 7 seater, luxury SUV loaded with all options, DVD, back up camera, nav, p/tailgate, only 80,000kms, local & no accidents. Only $29,995 finance avail. www.kabaniauto.ca Call 604-522-8889 Family owned & operated, BBB A + RATING !!
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1986 FORD 250, good condition, runs good, blue, 1 owner, $5999 obo, 604-925-3294, 649-4215
2002 CHEVY Avalanche Loaded 4x4 $9999 #99-2619 604 466 6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
2002 GMC Avalanche, 4x4, 130K, Keyless Entry, Completely Loaded, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $10,000. Please call 604-308-3167
2002 TOYOTA Rav 4 auto -$9800 #02-6963 MJAutowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
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DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $5500. 604-924-1511
2010 GMC Sierra Reg Cab Automatic, 34,000 kms
2000 VW BEETLE 176,324 Kms STK # S12009A
Sports & Imports
2000 VW GOLF beautiful cond, 4 cyl 5 spd, A/C, alarm, 192 k km, silver. $4750 obo. 604-590-0126
2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: email@example.com
2002 HONDA Accord Sedan EXL Leather Seats $6800 #02-2724 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
Sports & Imports
1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhasummust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967
2008 FORD Escape XLT 4 door small SUV economical & reliable 80,000 kms. 4 to choose from, $155 bi wkly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541
1988 TOYOTA Corolla, Exc cond, new rad, tires & batt. Aircared. $800 obo. 604-598-3288
2008 JEEP Sahara 59, 000km, loaded. As new, 3 pce Freedom Top. $18,500. 778-285-1236
1989 HONDA ACCORD, auto, a/c, air cared, 2nd owner, runs good, $1200. 778-855-5206 1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460
2008 MAZDA B4000, cab+SE 4x4, new rear brakes, exc cond, 85K, $12,995, 604-986-2595 2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060 2011 EDGE AWD, SYNC SYSTEM, black $27,888 - #111168 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2004 PORSCHE Cayenne S black on black, gorgeous luxury SUV!! ONLY 124,000 kms, only $20,995, finance avail. Call 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca Family owned & operated BBB A+ rating
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511
2005 HYUNDAI Santa Fe, 108K, Auto,air cond.,FWD, Hankook tires, silver. Clean, well maint. $10500. Phone 604-792-4517
2006 NISSAN XTRAIL Black, 4dr, alarm, all power, good cond, 167k kms, $13,900. 604-440-2662
2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
ALL FINANCE OFFERS ARE WITH TAXES AND DOC FEE OF $549 DOWN. 0% FINANCING ON APPROVED CREDIT. . *PRICES ARE PLUS DOCUMENTATION FEE OF $549 PLUS TAXES, VEHICLES NOT EXACTLY AS SHOWN FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES, FINANCE PAYMENTS ARE BI WEEKLY TOTAL PAID= ORLANDO $24570, SIERRA $30750, AVALANCHE $38844, EQUINOX $31044, TERRAIN $34632.. NO SURPRISES. CASH FOR CLUNKERS ON SELECT MODELS ONLY, NOT AVAILABLE ON SONIC OR CRUZE
1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170 1997 TOYOTA 4 Runner Ltd org owner, all options, excl cond 350,000 easy hwy kms $6400. Dale 1-604-220-5005
2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291 2007 F150 LARIAT, fully loaded, white $25,888 - #276477XX WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2007 RAV4, 4WD, grey $15,988 - #2791656 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2002 TOYOTA Camry Sedan Auto $6800 #02-9728 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,500. 778-227-2010
1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293
1996 ACURA RL. Always dealer serviced very good cond new tires/ brakes. $3,400 obo 604.926.8047, firstname.lastname@example.org
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
2003 VW Jetta, $7500, grey, well cared for, 111kms, no acc, blk int, heated seats. 604-926-8282
2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975.
2005 FORD F150 XLT, 4x4, crew cab, auto, many options, new tires, green, $11,000 Firm. Call 604-538-4883, 604-329-6225 2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812 2009 GMC Acadia SLE 50,000km;auto;cd/dvd/tv $26,000. Call: (604) 727-7071
1998 ACCORD, red, 2 dr coupe, exc cond, 4 cyl, auto, sport pack, $6700 firm, 778-862-1964
2011 Silver Traverse AWD
2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, email@example.com
2011 FLEX AWD, power group white, $26,488 #1111586 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2006 F350 XLT 4X4 SC DIESEL 4x4 auto power group, grey. $21,988 #2618051 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New West.
1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324
65,631 Kms STK # BB2930A
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $8800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018
2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONV
2000 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,750. 604-218-8499
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
Showroom condition, super clean!
2002 MAZDA PROTÉGÉ 5
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Fully loaded, low kms, mint condition.
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
63,254 Kms STK # BB3005A
2005 Nissan Pathﬁnder LE
2002 SUBARU IMPREZA WGN
1997 CHEVY Blazer LS, 4x4, in good running cond, regular mtce, 240 K kms, $2500. 604-466-1626
THE SCRAPPER CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
2009 SUBARU IMPREZA SPORT SEDAN
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
DUECK RICHMOND PRICE
38,472 Kms $ STK # BB3012
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
GREY CANOPY, 3 sliders, fits Ford p/ups 1988 to 1994 models. Gd cond $375obo. 604-581-6511
2010 SUBARU WRX SEDAN
Parts & Accessories
Engine 302 New, rebuilt, never used since rebuilt, $500 obo. Ford custom wheels, new tires (4), $500 obo. 604-767-4086
2010 SUBARU WRX HATCHBACK
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073
NOBODY BEATS A DUECK RICHMOND DEAL • 604-273-1311
Certiﬁed Pre-Owned Vehicles Financing Available
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Automatic 86,000 kms 6 cylinder,leather seats,sunroof,air conditioning 5x cd player 6 way pioneer speakers $12,250. Call: (778) 859-7204
2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933
2000 TOYOTA Echo Auto $4800 #00-2963 mjautowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007 2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2003 CIVIC SDN 4DR SDN DX-G AUTO red $ 7,888 #2393112 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357
2006 BMW 323i BLACK ON BLACK ONLY 62,000KMS! Local with no accidents, loaded & priced to sell!! Affordable luxury !! only $17,995, finance avail. Call 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca family owned & operated BBB A+ rating 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
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AUTOMOTIVE Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2006 BMW 650 I luxury coupe !! pearl white on black leather, loaded with all options and only 95,000kms, $33,995 finance avail 2008 ACURA TL loaded with nave ct, local no accidents pearl white on black leather 80,000kms $21,995! finance avail. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca Family owned & operated BBB A+
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253 2008 HONDA Civic 4 door sedan, local, no accidents reliable & fuel efficient. 2 to choose from, $119 bi wkly! Good credit, bad credit no problem! Mr Green 604-928-2541 2006 MINI Cooper Auto $12,500 #06-6329MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166 2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack
2010 NISSAN Sentra 4 door sedan, local, no accidents, only 50,000 kms, 2 to choose from, Japanese reliability, $107 bi weekly! Call now and drive home today! Mr Green 604-928-2541 2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)
2007 TOYOTA Yaris 3 door hatchback, local no accidents and only 55,000 kms - fuel miser! $95 bi weekly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541
1997 ACURA Integra GS, 1 female owner, service records, manual, full load, leather, sunroof $4400 obo. 604-556-8890 2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009
INFINITI G35 2003 82k $13,900 one owner, exc. cond. power all, leather, sunroof. 604.721.4414 NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. Air cared, service records $2,500. (604) 602-9066.
2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $35,000. 604-833-6931
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Rare Estate Wagon Prem.Pkg Quartz on Charcoal, Auto, AWD 106,000kms $15,750. North Shore owned & serviced 778.389.7626 email@example.com
2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696
1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540
1996 MIRAGE 19ft , 4.3 litre good on fuel, stocked, stored indoors, no salt, 600 hrs, w/trailer, good cond, $8800 obo. 604-857-3344
2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs. With trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344
1996 FORD Aerostar Van, one owner, excellent driving condition 154,000 kms $2500. 604-987-1058
$600. 8FT Davidson Dinghy refurbished. New stainless keel. Great as a sail boat tender. Call Stephen 604-202-9668
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: firstname.lastname@example.org LUND 12 Foot Alumn Boat, swivel seats & fold down whls, Karavan easy load trailer, 6HP Merc, 4 stroke + accessories, $2700 obo, 604-987-8523
2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426
2012 TIMBER Ridge 240RKS 4-season, $26,900. TR122403. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
1999 DUTCH STAR 35ft m/h V10 slide, NS/NP, awnings, jacks, gen, AC. $29,500. 604-720-2751
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,500. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
1999 FORD E 350 class C motorhome 24 foot. Loaded with lots of features! Absolutely mint only 89,000kms, just serviced ONLY $17,995. The cleanest one in town !! Call 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca family owned & operated BBB A+ rating
1999 SKYLINE NOMAD 22ft, sleeps 6, full kitchen & bath, furnace, hot water, awning + Many Extras. Like NEW cond. $8500 obo. Coq. 604-803-3640 2002 25’ Custom Coach travel trailer, queen bed & bunks, $10,500. Call 604-984-9293
2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
LIKE New! Used only 6X! 2006 Palomino 4100, Excellent cond. $8,400. Call: (604) 510-4479
2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841
2011 JAYCO Flight trailer. Loaded! Sleeps 6. Used for only 2 weeks - like new! $22,900. 604-464-1385 or 604-944-8086
ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: email@example.com
2012 CHAPARRAL 310RLTS, 3 slides, $44,295. CW123101. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
91 Terry Resort New roof/tires. Clean/no pets/no smoke,extras $6,000. Call: (604) 760-7513
2004 WESTWIND Trailer. 25 ft. Sleeps 6, incl private BR w/dbl bed. Awning, bbq, full bath, fridge/ stove. $10,000. 604-538-8120
1981 23’ CORSAIR, slps 6, 2 bunks in rear, exc cond, fully stocked ready to go. $8,000 obo 604-980-4980
1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042
1990 FORD 28ft Classic, 120K, always roofed, sleeps 6, $8300, 604-466-1469 2006 WILDERNESS, 260RL, stove & shower never used, queen bd/super slide, $18K, 604-476-1150,
2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015
GETAWAY Camper Travel Van 1989. 212K kms Sleeps 2, Seats 4. $5,900 firm. (604) 792-7544
2002 26’ 5th Wheel, rear entry, mid kitchen, fully loaded, exc cond $13,500 obo. 604-929-2688
2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $65,000 604-948-5048
2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; firstname.lastname@example.org
2010 SPRINGDALE 189FL. a/c, slps 6-7. $12,595, UTS1897. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
2010 ZINGER 250RK w/slide, rear kit., $15,995. UTZ2501. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
2005 27' Zepplin Trailer, light weight, slide, a/c, sleeps 6, full bath, new awning, stored indrs exc cd. $15,500. 604-533-8744
2006 DODGE Caravan, 7 pass, well maintained, 187K, new tires, one owner, $4500, 604-988-4918
2002 GMC Adventurer. Great camping with snowbird option! 106,000 kms Excellent 20’ motorhome. Sleeps 4, with oven, microwave, fridge & new stereo system. Low km, little used. $20,000. (604) 833-4537
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2012 SPRINGDALE 260TBL, rear bunks, $15,995. ST122603. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
2005 HUNTER 33 Sailboat, $95,900. Moored @ Point Roberts. Call Greg 778-686-5299
1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408
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2007 OUTDOORSMEN 2352 5th w/slide. $18,495. UWO23521. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570
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1976 CASCADE Pilothouse Ketch. 42 ft sail boat. New dinghy & outboard motor. Radar & auto pilot. Perfect coastal cruiser. Live aboard. $34,800. 604-538-1410
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $1995 obo 604-986-2430 email@example.com
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3700. 604-846-8597 after 4pm or all day wkends
1995 SEA Breeze 31 (Class A) Fully equipped, exc. cond., tow car avail $22,500 obo 604-746-5898'
19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $6000 obo. 604-817-9004 2010 MAZDA 3 4 door sedan, japanese quality, fuel efficient & sporty! Blk only, 34,000k, no accidents $125 bi wkly! All credit accepted Mr Green 604-928-2541
1974 TOLLY w/command bridge, 26’ long, runs well, stove, head, dinette, fridge, sleeps 4, a beauty incls moorage at Horseshoe Bay $11,000, call 604-986-0731
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2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,395 obo. 778-242-2018
KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297
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
12’ LUND Aluminum boat, 8 horse Yamaha motor & 4x8 box trailer. $2,500. 604-534-2196
1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $8000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408
22 FT SKYLARK trailer, loaded, sleeps 4, furnace, a/c, dble windows, full bath, $1500 obo, must sell. 604-325-8304
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Offer(s) available on select new 2012/2013 models through participating dealers to qualiﬁed customers who take delivery by July 3, 2012. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. Offers are subject to change without notice. See dealer for complete details. Vehicle images shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All offers exclude licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes and down payment (if applicable). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and ﬁnancing options also available. †Car of the Year $100 Test Drive Bonus offer is open to eligible retail customers who test drive a new 2012 Optima between June 1 – July 3, 2012 at a participating dealership and who purchase a competitive vehicle (2012 Hyundai Sonata, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, Volkswagen Passat, Nissan Altima, Dodge Charger or Mazda6) within 7 calendar days of their Optima test drive. Eligible participants must be Canadian residents and must provide satisfactory proof of their purchase/lease of a qualifying competitive vehicle. Participants will receive a $100 gas card. Limit one offer per person. Some conditions apply. See participating dealers for complete details. ¥3 Payments On Us offer is available on approved credit to eligible retail customers who ﬁnance or lease a new 2012/2013 Forte Sedan/Forte Koup/Forte5/Optima/Optima Hybrid/Sportage/Sorento from a participating dealer between June 11 - June 16, 2012. Eligible lease and purchase ﬁnance (including FlexChoice) customers will receive a cheque in the amount of three payments (excluding taxes) to a maximum of $350/$350/$350/$400/$400/$500/$550/month. Lease and ﬁnance (including FlexChoice) purchases are subject to approved credit. Customers will be given a choice between up to $1,650 reductions from the selling/leasing price after taxes or dealer can issue a cheque to the customer. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. **0% purchase ﬁnancing is available on select 2012 Kia models on approved credit (OAC). Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. Representative ﬁnancing example based on 2012 Optima LX MT (OP541C) with a selling price of $23,572 [includes delivery and destination fees of $1,455, other fees and certain taxes (including tire levies) and A/C tax ($100, where applicable)] ﬁnanced at 0% APR for 60 months. Bi-weekly payments equal $162 with a down payment/equivalent trade of $2,000. License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699), PPSA and registration fees are extra. Cost of borrowing of $0, for a total obligation of $23,572. Financing example includes $500 competitive bonus (see below) that is deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. !“Don’t Pay Until Fall” on select models (90-day payment deferral) applies to purchase ﬁnancing offers on select 2012 and 2013 models on approved credit (OAC) (2012/2013 Sportage/Sorento/Sedona excluded). No interest will accrue during the ﬁrst 60 days of the ﬁnance contract. After this period, interest starts to accrue and the purchaser will repay the principal interest monthly over the term of the contract. ! Cash purchase price for 2012 Sorento LX MT (SR55AC) is $22,667 and includes a cash savings of $3,100 (which is deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes and cannot be combined with special lease and ﬁnance offers), delivery and destination fees of $1,650, other fees and certain taxes (including tire levies) and A/C tax ($100, where applicable). License, insurance, applicable taxes, PPSA, admin fee up to $699 and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. Available at participating dealers. See dealer for full deails. ! Bi-weekly ﬁnance payment for 2012 Forte Sedan LX “PLUS” AT (FO74PC) based on a selling price of $20,172 is $99 with an APR of 1.49% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period. Estimated remaining principal balance of $5,095 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Offer includes a loan savings of $1,500 and competitive bonus of $500. Delivery and destination fees of $1,455, other fees and certain taxes (including tire levies) and A/C tax ($100, where applicable) are included. License, insurance, applicable taxes, PPSA, admin fee (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. See dealer for full details. ‡Loan savings for 2012 Forte Sedan LX “PLUS” AT (FO74PC) is $1,500 and is available on purchase ﬁnancing only on approved credit (OAC). Loan savings vary by model and trim and are deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes. Some conditions apply. >ECO-Credit for 2012 Optima Hybrid is $1,000 and is applicable to the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid. Available at participating dealers. Certain restrictions apply. See dealer for details. ††Competitive Bonus offer available on the purchase or lease of new 2012 Optima (excluding Hybrid)/2012 Forte models at a value of $500 (deducted before tax) for owners of a Honda Accord/Civic, Toyota Camry/Corolla or Mazda6/Mazda3 with proof of ownership. Certain restrictions apply. Offer is transferrable within same household (must provide proof of address). Limit of one bonus per customer or household. Offer not combinable with any other loyalty/conquest offers. Offer ends July 3, 2012. ^2012 Kia Sorento/2012 Kia Forte Sedan awarded the Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Visit iihs.org for full details. !Highway/city fuel consumption of these vehicles may vary. These estimates are based on Transport Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the Government of Canada’s EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. KIA is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation.
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