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A penguin named ‘Steveston’ BY ALAN CAMPBELL

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If you see a red-beaded penguin at the Vancouver Aquarium, holler “Steveston” and see if he turns around. He might well do, given that his new name is hailed after Richmond’s famous village. The penguin — one of seven African penguins recently arrived at the aquarium — and his buddies were all part of a month-long naming contest. Entrants were asked to think of B.C. places for names and more than 600 entries poured in. Richmondite Winnie Kwok stayed loyal to her hometown and offered up a poem, song and video dedicated to why one of the penguins should be called Steveston. For the full story and video, visit www.richmond-new.com.

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A mother bird feeds her hungry brood a dinner of bee, along with other insects. She and two other mother birds have built nests in the parkade of a condo complex, Britannia at Steveston. For more pictures of the families, look online at www.richmond-news.com.

Barn swallows find a condo BY MICHELLE HOPKINS

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Every year for the past eight years, barn swallows have been nesting in an underground parkade in Steveston. This year, three families, consisting of 16 newly hatched babies and their mothers, have taken up residence yet again at Britannia at Steveston condominium complex. “They are really sweet and I could watch them all day,” said Geoff Snell, the site manager at the condo building. “When you pass by them, the little ones pop their heads up. “The mothers show up around the end of May to lay their eggs and stay around, usually, until the end of July, or until their babies can fly.” Snell said the migratory birds are a huge hit with the residents. “We put cardboard boxes underneath their nests for additional protection,” he said, adding everyone in the building enjoys listening to their twittering in the morning and watching

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Once common bird now threatened the moms fly in and out at lightening speed. “They really aren’t a nuisance, unlike the crows and seagulls, and they keep the bug, especially the mosquito, population down.” But this is not just a cute bird story, it’s an important environmental one. As of this year, the barn swallow has been assessed as “threatened” by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. (Visit www.cosewic.gc.ca.) “The barn swallow is one of the world’s most common bird species. Yet for decades now, swallows are declining at an alarming rate — and Canada is no exception,” said Snell. “Canadian Breeding Bird Survey data has shown that in the last 20 years, the population of barn swallows has fallen by 70 per cent.” According to All About Birds: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, “These birds feed almost exclusively in flight,

flying lower than many other swallow species and often nearly hugging the ground or water surface. “They catch flies, mosquitoes, and other prey in midair above fields, marshes, lakes, and coastal waters, (acting as a natural way to reduce insect pests in the area). Most barn swallows now nest in man-made structures, usually near water.” Kris Bauder, Richmond Nature Park coordinator, said the number of barn swallows is dwindling largely due to the lack of habitat. “Historically, there were lots of barn swallows in Richmond,” she said. “This environment, the Fraser Delta, has everything they need to thrive and survive. What is problematic is that where they spend fall and winter, which is either southern United States or Central America, has lost a lot of their natural habitat due to human activity.”

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Mom, son have nowhere to run BY ALAN CAMPBELL

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Abused mom barely gets by, wants to return to Australia

“I have no backup. Nothing. We just have each other. I wish I’d never come back.” Trapped in a world where she can barely afford to survive and fights every day to feed her cute 23-month-old toddler, Sarah rues the day she came back to Richmond from her native Australia. While heavily pregnant with her son, she fled to the safety of Sydney from Richmond Hospital, where she’d been admitted after another beating at the hands of her now estranged husband. After giving birth to Simon in Australia and hearing promises from her husband that he’d turned over a new leaf, Sarah was later wooed back to Canada. Now barred from taking her child out of B.C. — a province which prohibits her going home, but doesn’t seem willing or able to support her and her son — she admits leaving Australia was the biggest mistake she’s ever made. More than a year after gambling with a return to Richmond, she has suffered more abuse, moved in and out of a women’s transition home and now finds herself carving out a meagre existence in a basement suite in Richmond. After shelling out $800 a month on rent, hydro and laundry, Sarah, 39, and her beaming beacon of a boy somehow scrape by every month on the remaining $125.58 of her income assistance, receiving no help from the father. She combs the streets for free furniture and all their clothes are donated. The law dictates, however — due to a custody battle with the boy’s abusive Canadian father — the mother and son can’t leave B.C. together, let alone fulfil her desperate desire to return to the sanctuary and support of her mother’s Sydney home. Yet neither Sarah nor little Simon (names changed to protect their identities) are Canadian And who would employ a mother with a little citizens. And she wouldn’t dream of leaving her child who has no support? young son behind. “I have tried looking for work, but it’s tough “I basically have to feed myself and my with a small child and no one to look after him. son with $125 per month,” Sarah, a qualified “I just want to go home. I have applied to the accounts clerk, told the News. courts to let me go back to “I’ve been told by the Australia, but I haven’t heard Ministry that I need to look anything back yet.” for work if I want the child Sarah said she needs care subsidy, but my child is her cell phone in case of an so young and is still not that emergency for her son and healthy, so how can I ask a her old car and its insurance stranger to look after him?” was bought by her mom in — Sarah Five weeks premature, Sydney. Simon was in intensive care “I can’t keep asking her to for 11 weeks after his birth and send me money,” she said. still has health issues. “I go to the food bank “I don’t have any backup here whatsoever and every week, but a lot of the food we get there I wouldn’t be able to afford the daycare anyway. is expired and I can’t risk (Simon) getting sick

“I basically have to feed myself and my son with $125 per month.”

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Sarah, 39, suffered abuse from her husband in Richmond and wants to return to her home in Australia where she has a better support system. However, until a custody battle is settled, she cannot take her 23-month-old son out of the province. The News will follow this story, and further explore why our social system seems unable to provide necessary support.

again. “The only thing he will take is milk and I’m buying several four-litre jugs every few days for him. We’ve both lost lots of weight.” To make matters worse, Sarah could have been getting another $100 a month in universal child tax credit if her husband hadn’t filed tax returns in her name and then cashed the cheques when she was in Australia having their baby. “He was filing stuff he shouldn’t have and cashing the cheques,” she said. “Now I owe the government more than $700, which they’re taking back out of the child tax credit. I’ve asked the police to look into that.” Back in 2009, however, when Sarah first met her husband while they both worked at Vancouver Airport, there was nothing untoward about his behaviour or anything to suggest abuse see Mom page 4

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she would be free to return to Australia if it Continued from page 3 didn’t work out. lay ahead. Believing her husband, she flew back to “I was on a work permit working as an Richmond in May 2011, but had booked a accounts clerk at YVR,” she recalled. “The return flight for July, just in case. problems began early and when he heard I “When we got to Canada he asked me to was pregnant, he tried to get rid of the baby extend my visitor’s visa,” she said. “I agreed, by beating me up.” but as soon as the application went in, he “One time, when I was in Richmond started hitting me again. He would lock the Hospital, about 20 weeks pregnant, he tried doors, he wouldn’t let me leave the house.” to physically abuse me while in hospital. After months of being abused, she finally “I didn’t see any of this coming. I thank moved to a transition house him for the child, but I in November last year. wish I’d never met him.” “I just couldn’t take the Even after she’s manabuse anymore. He was aged to flee to Australia, physically and verbally the abuse continued over abusive and threatened me the phone. with a gun at one point,” After Simon was born, she said. however, Sarah admits On Jan. 12 this year, she had a yearning for her she managed to get a child to grow up with his restraining order against father’s name. her husband. But a subse“I didn’t want him — Sarah quent court order prevented growing up without his either of them from leaving father’s name, despite what B.C. with the child. he’d done,” she said. “I didn’t want people The father now gets four hours a week asking, ‘Where’s the father? Where’s the of supervised visitation and has applied for father’s name?’ “I know it sounds ridiculous given what he more time with his son. However, the next had done, but it seemed the right thing to do.” custody hearing is not until January of 2013. Sarah hopes a child maintenance hearSarah asked the father about getting his ing next month will force the father to pay name on the child’s birth certificate and towards the child’s upkeep. Until then and he agreed, as long as Simon was brought next January, she will have to sit and hope back to Canada. In December 2010, Sarah that, one day, she’ll either have enough received the fully signed birth certificate in money to fend for her and her child, or be Australia and in January 2011, she returned allowed to return to her support system in to Richmond where the pair got married. Australia. “There are days when I don’t even “It was the easiest way of getting sponhave milk for my child and my mum has put sored,” she said of her decision to get mara little money into my account to help,” she ried. said. Due to her visitor status, she returned to “Does my child have to live deprived for Australia later that January, where she began the rest of his life?” to receive phone calls and promises that she ❚ More on this story next week. and her son would be looked after and that

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Imagine knowing when to go for it in life and knowing when to play it safe. Imagine being able to tee yourself up for the moment lady luck smiles on you or bracing yourself for impact when bad fortune befalls. These are just some of the skills Sally Liu says you can arm yourself with if you attend one of her “Luck Workshop” events, being run this summer through Richmond Continuing Education. Using Chinese astrology, the ancient art of feng shui and a computer, Liu claims people will be able to identify when luck — good and bad — is about to enter their lives. Depending on which cycle their luck is in, Liu said people will be able to either cash in on good fortune or prepare to ride out a storm. “I will explain to them how to translate the luck cycles from their birthday, so they can see where to make the most of their opportunities,” said Liu, who also teaches office and accounting programs at Richmond Continuing Ed and BIS Computer Training Center. “And they will also be able to identify what periods they may come up against some tough obstacles in their lives. Being forewarned is forearmed,” she added. “We will be punching numbers into a computer program and a sheet will get printed out. I will then show them how to read the print-out. “We will look at different celebrities and some relatives perhaps and how their luck has been translated. We won’t look at each individuals luck cycles in the (four-hour) workshop in front of everyone else.” She claims, in a modern computer lab, they will examine how Chinese astrology can accurately and systematically translate a person’s birthday into the luck cycles.

“This is a fun course that guides you through supported celebrity examples and encourages plenty of in-class practice,” she added. “At the end of the workshop, you will know that luck is no coincidence. Maybe you can gain control of your life with this knowledge. “Perhaps it has something to do with job cycles; if you know you’re entering a period of good luck and there’s a job you’ve always wanted, maybe you can study for it. “This also applies to investments. This is all based on science, not weird superstition stuff.” Liu said she introduced her technological approach to the science of astrology and feng shui and has set up many feng shui layouts for businesses and residents. She also offers “luck consultations” to students. “So far, I have achieved over 90 per cent accuracy in my readings,” Liu added. She said people that attend the workshops usually want to know how to better read themselves. If they have knowledge of themselves, they can help themselves more, she said. The “Luck Workshop” started last year and has grown in popularity, with another two one-day events lined up for July 21 and Aug. 17. “What got me started was when I realized that hard work and determination mean nothing when you are going through a bad luck cycle,” explained Liu. “On the contrary, things fall from the sky when you are going through a good luck cycle, although you may think it is due to your wits and endurance.” The workshop costs $55 for one session. You can register by logging onto the Richmond School District website at http:// booking.sd38.bc.ca/bksd38pub/courses/ index.asp. The course identification is 58888-01D. Good luck!

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Au: Learned to treat patients as people Continued from page 6 said the journey was a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride. “The toughest memories I have are of watching young patients die … it was tragic,” he said. “You don’t know what they could have accomplished had they had better health care. There were lots of ‘what ifs’ and ‘could haves’ for me.” Having said that, there were many positive moments as well. “One of the moms at the hospital named her baby boy after they needed, they simply me. That was very excittold them. ing… people in Ghana, in “I treated them as a general, are warm, kind, person, calling them by polite and very welcomname and ing.” explaining Au what I was paused for a going to do, moment to rather than talk about only takthe biging care of gest lesson the task at gleaned from hand.” his experiAu is ence in a young Africa. man who is “The — Micah Au committed importance to his comof treating patients as people,” said the munity and his father, Chak Au, couldn’t be prouder. thoughtful young man. Chak Au told the News “The medical staff there that his son has always is very competent, but been active in humanitarthere’s a lack of bedside ian activities locally and manner … they didn’t explain to the patients what overseas. “He has participated

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lthough we share a border and a long history with one of the largest countries in the world, there are times when we really wonder about our neighbours. This past week the Supreme Court of the United States came out with a decision that allowed — barely — for the government to continue implementing a new health-care plan. In a 5-4 vote, the court allowed President Barack Obama to continue with his pledge to ensure that Americans can receive health care without losing their life savings. A plan, dare we say, that we in Canada take for granted and consider less than controversial. The new health-care plan in the U.S. is not even a distant cousin of Canada’s Medicare. Private insurers are still essentially in charge of the U.S. system — but now they have to abide by some rules such as providing health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions. The fact that U.S. citizens actually allowed insurance companies to stop insuring kids with disabilities, cancer survivors and those with chronic conditions still boggles the mind. And, to be sure, the court did not make its decision on what we might consider moral principles. It did so on a technicality — labelling the assessment for health care as a tax, and therefore in the government’s power to impose. This past weekend we celebrated Canada’s 145th birthday. It was also Saskatchewan’s 50th anniversary of the introduction of Medicare. Universal health care may have its limitations, but the principle that health care is a Canadian right and not a company’s right to profit from is not only a compassionate moral position, but also one that makes sense for our society. We are all connected — whether we like it or not. After the Supreme Court’s decision, some Americans said they were going to protest by leaving the U.S. and relocating to Canada. Please, spare us.

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The Editor, I am writing this in regards to a program called the “Early supported discharge & community reintegration program,” operating out of the Richmond Olympic Oval under the umbrella of the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). On April 8, I had a stroke and four seizures in one evening. I was rushed to Richmond Hospital, then to VGH for treatment and was then sent back to Richmond Hospital on April 24. After going through the physiotherapists there, I was referred to this program (which a lot of Richmond residents do not realize exists for patients being released from hospital) for further treatment. I had lost my writing and adding skills, was weak on the left side of my body and had hearing, speech and vision impairments. The entire team — physiotherapist, OT, speech pathologists, nurses, home care and dieticians, receptionist — welcomed me with smiles and open arms. They have been patient with me on a daily basis with continuous one-on-one treatment sessions. The only thing I see in their eyes is the final goal of making me a full human being again, and they work really hard at it. I have undoubtedly made major strides towards a full recovery and have returned to my sports and partially to work as of today. This has all happened in a span of eight weeks. A special thank you to the staff and to the VCH for making such a wonderful program like this available to the Richmond residents. Akber Dhanjee Richmond

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Ninjas, bosons and the history of atoms What is the Higgs boson? A lot of people have been asking me about the Higgs boson today (for “a lot” read “up to two”), probably because they think I know something about particle physics and the creation of the cosmos. I don’t. However, I do like to throw a lot of big words into my conversations for no good reason, which has fooled people into thinking I’m well educated. Actually, I get most of my information about the universe from the daily horoscope section. Fun fact: There is a giant bull in the sky! How does he stay up there? Is the crab holding him up somehow? If your friends want you to bestow upon them some knowledge, use my handy guide to sounding really smart. Make stuff up. Throw in some references to ancient Greek philosophers, a weird anecdote or two, and make it sound mathy. Not too mathy, just enough math to scare off the lightweights. Allow me to demonstrate. To understand the Higgs boson, you have to understand atoms. Atoms are really, really, really small. They were discovered by the ancient Greeks, notably Leucippus, who theorized there must be invisibly small particles, because he could swear there was something in his

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eye, but no one could see it! Not even him, and it was in his eye! Atoms! After Leucippus, philosophy declined, as the ancient Romans were more practical-minded, focused less on questions about the order of the universe, and more about the engineering of aqueducts, the building of roads, and the exact number of Gauls you had to stab to death before they would stop trying to ambush your soldiers. It wasn’t until the 19th century that scientists started getting serious again about searching for the smallest particles. Doctors discovered vitamins, chemists found basic elements, and there was even an illfated attempt to breed a smaller and more efficient scientist. Unfortunately, Toulouse-Lautrec was more interested in painting and turned his back on advanced mathematics. In 1912, Nikola Tesla isolated the first individual atoms — about a dozen of them — at his Colorado laboratory, while fending off an invading army of ninjas with his lightning cannons. (The ninjas were, of course, sent by Thomas Edison, whose ties

to ancient Japanese ninja clans is an oft-told tale.) Tesla presented the atoms to former U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt, but they were lost when Roosevelt was shot in the chest in an attempted assassination. The atoms are credited with stopping the bullet, however. Later that same year, Albert Einstein realized that matter and energy are the same thing, paving the way for people to turn atoms into bombs. This discovery that atoms were explosive did a great deal of harm to the nascent industry of creating bullet-proof shirts lined with atoms, inspired by Roosevelt’s shooting. Finally, in the late 1990s, while everyone else was watching Beverly Hills 90210, some scientists carved a 27-kilometre tunnel into the mountains of Switzerland. After selling the mountain’s creamy chocolate centre, they built the world’s largest particle accelerator and began their experiments. At first they made antimatter, but eventually they were encouraged to do some basic science and stop just blowing stuff up. They decided to get back to ferreting out very, very small particles, looking for a nice heavy one. Thus, the search for the Higgs boson began. Matthew Claxton is a reporter for the Langley Advance.


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Letters Oval puts customers last The Editor, I have been a member at the Richmond Olympic Oval since March 2011 and I visit the fitness room frequently. At the time I signed up, I was 25 years old, so I paid for the 19- to 25-year-old age group membership fee. Since I was to turn 26 that summer, the staff member at the oval guaranteed my rate would remain the same for two years, even after I turn 26. However, two days ago, I received an email informing me of a sudden increase in the membership fee. The woman told me in January they sent out an email and a letter to my home address regarding the changes in the policies and membership fees. I am certain I have not received any communication from them at all. Upon questioning the staff member about my fee guarantee, she denied it and stated my particular rate was effective for my age group only at the time of registration. Furthermore, the oval staff forwarded me a cancellation form immediately and asked me to sign it. The woman even mentioned there would be a can-

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oanne Lechner recently won Tourism Richmond’s Steveston Visitor Centre’s most outstanding pie competition for her balsamic black pepper strawberry rhubarb pie. The win was a sweet one given she and her husband Morgan Lechner, both chefs, just launched a new venture together called batch. food. — a company offering gourmet frozen meals to families and professionals too busy to prepare healthy meals themselves. “We are really busy parents ourselves and we don’t like store-bought fast food or processed food for our kids so we started making our own healthy frozen food,” said Joanne Lechner, who has an eight and five year old. The concept behind batch.food. is simple. People go to the website and check out the menu selections, order online and the food is delivered on Mondays, or available for pick ups from their site near Richmond’s Ikea on Fridays. “I had an idea years ago that came from a similar program at a Delta hotel about packaging wholesome food,” said Morgan Lechner. “Joanne and I thought why don’t we freeze fresh, healthy food for people who don’t have time to cook themselves but like to eat nourishing meals.” The couple initially began trying out recipes in their home kitchen, and selling their products to friends and family. They received such a great response that they moved into their new location on June 15. “So far, we have been selling online and through word-of-mouth,” said Joanne Lechner, adding she has one part-time cook helping her right now. “People typically order one to two weeks in advance.” They offer four to six new menu items every week, entrees such as brown turkey boullabaise, braised pork ribs, gluten free panko crusted chicken fingers, baked or barbecued ling cod and Thai green chicken curry. “All of our seafood is Ocean Wise,” added Morgan Lechner. Both come with years of experience in the hospitality industry. The two met while both working as chefs in Banff.

prestigious hotels, including the Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff Springs Hotel, and the Empress Hotel. Joanne Lechner studied culinary arts at Malaspina College before moving to Banff to complete her Red Seal Chef Certification. She has worked as a chef in top resorts and hotels across the country, and as the pastry chef at the River Rock Casino Resort for five years before retiring as a product designer at a major cake manufacturer. “I like all aspects of cooking but I love the visual of desserts,” added Joanne Lechner. Frozen, prepared meals are not a new idea. There are many companies across the Lower Mainland who cater to those who want “warm and serve” dishes prepared for them, so they can enjoy a epicurean meal in the comfort of their own home. batch.food. touts itself as offering restaurant-style gourmet meals, using fresh, local and sustainable seafood and meats, as well as produce and fruits at a fraction of the price you’d pay in a restaurant. For example, a one kilogram portion of Thai red prawn curry dish, complete with roti and baby potatoes (serves four), will cost you $18, or four Wasabi black bean boneless, skinless chicken breasts costs $17. As far as taste, one of the pie competition judges, MLA Rob Howard, said the pie was “absolutely delicious.” “I’ve never eaten so much pie in such a short amount of time,” he quipped about the contest. “I must confess, I’m not an expert but the burst of flavour, the amount of fresh fruit and the proportion of fruit to crust in Joanne’s pie were very good,” said Howard. When asked what Howard thought of the concept behind batch.food., he said, “What a great service in this day and age when people are both really busy and conscious of what they are eating … it’s a great idea. “Often too, if we buy, we need to buy in bulk and this idea sounds really good for those of us who don’t want to or need to buy huge portions.” For more information about batch.food., visit www.batchfood.com.

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When Morgan Lechner isn’t helping his wife at batch.food., he’s the executive chef at the Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, a post he’s held for the last four years. He began his foray into the industry as a teenager

growing up in Victoria. He then headed to Banff, Alberta to take his apprenticeship and train with some of that city’s top international chefs. Morgan Lechner has since worked in many

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City Hall Galleria Exhibit Local Richmond artist William Watt is displaying a selection of drawings and paintings at Richmond City Hall. The work reflects the beautiful B.C. landscape Watt has observed while travelling through the province, by area and by season. Watt graduated with a BFA from Notre Dame University of Nelson in 1976. He is a member of the Richmond Artists Guild and is represented by the Lloyd Gallery in Penticton, B.C. (www.lloydgallery.com). The free exhibit is open from 9

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Exhibit Opening: close your eyes Close your eyes by Montreal artist Sophie Jodoin is described as “a call to quiet and an imminent peril in waiting.” It covers a span of four years and consists of various bodies of work. The show includes black and white drawings, collage

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Steveston Folk Guild presents Jack and May The duo of Jack and May, described in one review as “folk-ishly funny”, brings a unique brand of humour to the stage with original songs and some well-chosen cover tunes, and the playful banter between the real-life couple adds to the fun. Jack and

May’s music also touches on the serious side of life and they even throw in a good ol’ original travellin’ ditty just to round things out. In their home town of Victoria, B.C., they have run an Open Mic for over two years, offering stage time to more than 200 different musicians. Tickets are $8 at the door and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Location: Britannia Heritage Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Dr. www.jackandmay.com

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Gateway Academy for the Performing Arts Free Summer Acting Intensive Camp 1 begins at 3 p.m. Location: Gateway Theatre in Studio B, 6500 Gilbert Rd. Phone: 604-270-1812 www.gatewaytheatre.com

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Chuckers ride outstanding pitching to tourney title BY LIISA ATVA

Special to the News

While the sun made only a brief appearance over the Canada Day weekend, the Richmond Chuckers shone at the Cloverdale Cup. Finding enough breaks in the weather to play three games was a challenge, but despite last minute schedule changes, delays and the final game played in steady rain, the Midget AAA baseball team persevered to win the tournament. Game MVP pitching performances from Brandon Kirk, Blake Hogg and Nawid Niyaz, strong defense with several double plays, sound play behind the plate by Tyler Milford and Mike Yamaguchi, and solid hitting contributed to the team’s success. In the first game against the Coquitlam Senior Little League, Kirk gave up just two hits over six shutout innings and had 11strikeouts in a 5-2 win. Matt Cameron began what would be a productive game by driving in Brendan Mullin in the first inning. He later stole home to make it 2-0. Richmond added two more in the third, thanks to a Cameron triple, which cashed in Wesley Parrill, and a sacrifice

bunt by Jonah Rose, scoring Cameron. Michael Kinach added his team’s final run in the fifth. Coquitlam finally got on the board with a pair of runs in the seventh. A 3-1 win over the Cloverdale Spurs saw Hogg go the distance on 85 pitches. Richmond jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one as Rose drove in Mullin then scored himself on a hit by Milford. Cloverdale cut the lead in half with a run in the top of the second and Yamaguchi responded in the bottom half of the inning. Hogg then shut down the Spurs over the final five innings. Once again, Richmond got off a terrific start in the championship game, scoring three times in the first inning. Rose drove in Parrill, and Milford came through with clutch two-run hit, scoring Cameron and Rose. That was more than enough for Niyaz who recorded the shutout in a 5-0 triumph. The Chuckers added some insurance in the fifth as Parrill drove in Kinach and Rose’s second RBI of the game brought in Parrill. The locals look to continue the momentum over the final month of the season, leading to a berth

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Richmond Chuckers Blake Hogg delivers to the plate during a complete game win over Cloverdale. in the provincial championships, Aug. 2-6 Chilliwack. The Chuckers line-up also includes: Cam Dowle, Niko Hill, Spencer McHattie, Spencer

Wiersma, Brett Timewell, and Garret Cope. The team is coached by Raul Verde Rios, with assistants Jon Fenn and Matt Winograd.

Extra bases... Richmond City Baseballl will be hosting the Pee Wee “AAA” Provincial Championships Aug.913 at Steveston Athletic Park.

Kam selected to play for B.C. Under 23 squad in rugby friendly against British school

Richmond’s Alex Kam has been named to the B.C. U23 men’s rugby team that will will be playing an English touring side tonight in West Vancouver. The provincial squad will be going up against Durham University with the match

slated to get underway at 6:30 p.m. at Klahanie Park. Kam, a former standout with the McRoberts secondary rugby program, has continued his career with the UBC Thunderbirds where he served as team

captain last season. He will be starting in B.C.’s front row. Durham is expected to give B.C. a sterner test than last week’s 57-25 victory over St. Andrew’s University. The hosts will have eight new faces in their starting line-

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Surrey United dominates Premier Cup finals

The inaugural BC Soccer Youth Provincial Premier Cup Finals, played over the Canada Day weekend at Minoru Park, were dominated by Surrey United SC who won six of the 10 games without conceding a goal in any of their final games. Fusion FC, which is operated through the Richmond and Vancouver Youth Soccer Associations, captured the U13 girls title and came up short in the U18 girls final.

“We will have some very worthy teams representing B.C. in the National Club Championships in October and we wish them all the best of success,” said Don Dancey, B.C. Soccer Competitions Committee Chair and B.C. Soccer Director. “We also greatly appreciate all of the hard work that Fusion FC and their many volunteers put into hosting these finals.

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Fusion FC fell 5-0 to Surrey United in the U18 girls final at the inaugural B.C. Soccer Premier Cup Championships on Sunday at Minoru Park.

Richmond Girls Softball Association teams were first and third in the “B” Division at last weekend’s annual Supermite Championships in Burnaby. The 2002 Islander Blue team took first place, while the 2002 Islander Gold team was third. Both squads braved the miserable wet conditions and played seven games each over the four day. The girls cheered on each other and all worked hard and had lots of fun over the weekend. The tournament featured 20 teams from across the province.

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6508 BERNESE Mt Dog Pups Beautiful markings, well socialized, m/f available. $1,000.00 (604) 819-9083 ENGLISH BULLDOG, reg’d M, exc. temperment/house pet, travels well, to good approved home only. $500 neg. 604-758-6242 or 604-820-4554 Fila Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957

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POCO, 3 BR condo corner unit, Shaughnessy/Aktins, 2 years old, 2 full baths, SS fridge, stove, dw, w/d, microwave, open floor plan, hw floors, 2 balcs, approx 900sf, NS/NP, 2 prkg stalls, avail August 1st, $1475/mo + utils, min 1 yr lease, ref’s, call 604-931-4860 RMD 2 br $940 bright, + storage lrg balcny, carpet, nr shops/ schools, Aug 1. 778-859-9741

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3 BDRM townhouse, 8300 General Currie Rd, Spacious, 2 levels, 5 appls, near all amens, avail Now, NS/NP, $1650/mo + utils, Call Mike, 604-649-3028

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Burnaby

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Coquitlam

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Coquitlam

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Coquitlam

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RMD 2 BR condo, top flr, 5 appls, storage, u/g prkg, pool, Brighouse area, nr Rmd Ctre & Canada Line, ns np, Immed, $1175 incl heat/hw 604-304-9252, 778-230-3524

CLAYTON HEIGHTS 192/70 Ave 3 BR plus Den, 2.5 bath, all appls, dbl garg. $2095 INCLS utls. N/S. Pet negot. Aug 1. 604-230-4051

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BUSINESSES FOR SALE

Consignment Store for Sale Great location, all equipment and clothing is included. Currently catering to Men and Boys only Ready to expand with womens wear. No risk business. Priced to go Now. 604-795-4455

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Langley/ Aldergrove

JUST REDUCED OPEN HOUSE Sat June 23rd 2-4pm Willoughby Heights, Unit 20 20449 66Ave spacious 1955 SF, 3 bed 3 bath w yard. Double garage $375,000. Kelly at Keller Williams 604-418-3162

LIKE NEW beautiful 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $329K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549

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New Westminster

MUST SEE! Sun. July 8, 2-4 p.m. Newly reno 1,236 ft. New West concrete hi-rise condo (#806 The Woodward). Direct secure access Royal City Ctr Mall. $429,900 OBO. (778) 238-1056, (604) 271-0777. Kijiji ad: 385917090

2BDRM / 2BATH #104 - 5 Renaissance Sq Rarely avail,updated grd lv unit. UPGRADES incl. granite counters, SS appl, elegant tilework, lam flrs & crown mldgs. Overlooks lagoon, in-suite laundry. Bldg is RAINSCREENED close to skytrain, boardwalk, shops & schools. Call today! $439,000. Call: (604) 433-9488

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North Vancouver

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

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

PENTHOUSE 2 BDRM plus Den, 2 1/2 Bath, granite counter with stainless steel appliances, close to skytrain, built by Bosa 2008. Asking $575,000. Call: Sutton Group West Coast Realty, CONCEPCION MABANTA Office: (604) 986 9321 or Cellular (778) 878 6371

VIEW AMONG BEST & endures! Rare 19th flr sub-pent sw corner! 1br, L-Lons. Offers 604-984-7111

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$164,000, 1BDRM, MAPLE RIDGE walk to WC Express, shopping, close to schools. $164,000. Call: (604) 313-7353 email: matt@matthewchadwick.com

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WATER VIEWS! Like new, 1,130sf, 2 BDRM & Den. Steps to Transit, Hospital, Thrifty Foods. $359,000. Darcee Proden, Royal Lepage @ 778-228-7325

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North Vancouver

Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924

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1203-6631 MINORU BLVD, $258,000 1 BR & Den in hirise, Sup loc, nr ammens, John Shum, Hanna Realty 604-908-9222, Bus 604-937-1122 ext 265

DRIVE BY 1618 Grant deluxe 1 br+den, 820 sf, nr all ammens, $220 k, Jim 604-786-7977 amexrlty

#405 290 Newport Dr. Pt Moody $523,800. Perfect for first time or downsizing buyer! 2 BR + Den, 2 Baths - This beautiful Bosa built unit in popular Newport Village comes with a 17x8 storage locker with power! Tons of updates, plus 2 prkg stalls. Please call for Open House times & dates. Jim Jeckel, Prudential Sterling 604 802-7340

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Surrey

GUILDFORD, 1584SF 3br 3ba private byard w/hot tub, indoor pool $248,900 604-581-0419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5558

Surrey

Port Coquitlam

Port Moody

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For Sale by Owner

S. Surrey/ White Rock

HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see uSELLaHOME.com id5555

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

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun 12-4 3387 King George Boulevard EXEC LIVING gated 1864sf 4br 2.5ba, main fl master br, adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552

NEWTON GROUND level 1240sf 3br 2ba tnhse, no stairs, priv backyd $199,900 604-948-5441 see uSELLaHOME.com id5554

SENIOR’S ALERT beautifully updated 976sf 2nd fl 2br 2ba $208K 604-542-0233 +55 bldg see uSELLaHOME.com id5527

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

LOVELY VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH West Vancouver, Best Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Foors, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,690,000. Tel: (778) 855-7375

3bdrm/2.5bth LOVELY Townhouse in Ladner $749,000 Call: (604) 290-1034

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

BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED twnhse, 2BR , 1 ba, gas f/p, laund/ storage, newer appls, lam flr, new paint, patio, $222,222. Rashid, Royalty Group 604-721-7049

6015 RESORT STYLE Living! Uplands 3 BR/3 ba t/h, HUGE s/w yd, cds, view, tons of upgrades! Must see! 66-15152-62A. $358,800. Ped, Royalty Group, 604-345-3339

SENIOR’S ALERT 1200sf 2br 2ba upper level tnhouse w/chairlift $239K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

6008-40 FLEETWOOD IMMACULATE 1785sf 3br 2.5ba, double sxs garage $409,900 604-507-8186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5525

Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent remains on home, kids, real estate, security, nutrition, nature, retirement and recuperation. This area isn’t easy this decade but this summer’s crises are past, so you can relax. Rest, lie low and plan Sunday. Your energy and charisma get a boost Monday to Wednesday – be proactive, control events, tackle problems. Chase money, buy/sell, Wednesday night to Friday. Saturday is for travel, errands, details and paperwork – the day is enjoyable, even romantic – but a deeper, quieter influence warns against taking risks, especially with home, kids, real estate, etc. Taurus April 20-May 20: Though no significant event occurs Sunday, you’ll be happy, social and upbeat. Give the day to pleasure and friends. Lie low, rest and make plans, Monday to Wednesday. You might have to address a problem involving an unhappy spouse, manager, agent or civil servant and an ethical/moral or legal matter Monday night, but otherwise this is a smooth, restful time. Seek “sweet solitude.” Your energy and pizzazz shoot upward Wednesday eve to Friday. Start short-term projects, but otherwise complete things, as Saturday brings a slow-down. All week, avoid work place gambles. Don’t gossip! Gemini May 21-June 20: Chase money all week. This might interfere with romance, a creative urge or your kid’s interests, but you can safely let these go for awhile. July 14 begins a period of delays, indecision, and false starts, but this whole week dives toward that slough, so start nothing new now to Aug. 7. Instead, finish up old tasks, or reprise past opportunities and ventures. A former friend or lover is “returning.” Popularity, happiness and wish fulfillment visit you Monday to Wednesday – but don’t seek sex, nor invest, Monday. Retreat, rest Wednesday eve to Friday. You impress, Saturday.

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IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $424,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

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WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba w/private back yard $297,800 778-565-5082 see uSELLaHOME.com id5539

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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy, charisma and clout reach a yearly high. You’re impressing people; you’re in demand! But July 14 begins three weeks of delays, mistakes and indecision (for the whole world). For now, concentrate on finishing rather than beginning projects. By next week (onward) you will be able to rejuvenate an old money project, job or venture, or purchase an item you have long wanted (but perhaps gave up on). Now to Aug. 23, avoid temper on the home front, and DO NOT change homes. Aug. 8-22 can be good for buying/ leasing business premises. Happiness, Wednesday to Friday! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Finishing tasks and projects rather than start anything new. A slow-down looms, late this week to Aug. 7. Your energy is low, so rest, avoid competitive situations. Your popularity and optimism remain nicely buoyant.Use the weeks ahead, not to begin things, but to re-examine your overall direction in life. By late August, September, it might be time for some new goals and dreams: the future is much brighter than you thought, even a few months ago. Sunday’s sexy, but unproductive. A mellow, understanding mood comes Monday-Wednesday. Avoid governments, head office, all week. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Your career remains lucky and buoyant; higher-ups are pleased with you, have been since April. It’s very likely you’ll be promoted in the 11 months ahead – push for this September onward, not now. A slow-down begins now, lasting to Aug. 7 – so start nothing new through that date. Instead, complete projects, tie up loose ends, so you’ll be free to charge into late-summer’s ambitious opportunities. Changes, research, secrets and secret desires come Monday to Wednesday. Mellow love, learning and travel, Thursday/Friday. Your ambitions awaken Saturday. DON’T invest now.

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1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $160,000. 604-795-7367

2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 johndouglas@telus.net

5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com

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

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: You feel newly assertive, but avoid pushing others too far, or acting abruptly, now to late August. An eight-month pall that settled over your relationships and frustrated you if you tried to form a significant new one, has ended. You’re free now to mate – and to pick and choose with whom. You’ll be free to wed September onward – and I don’t mention this casually. (If unhappily married, you’ll be free to divorce.) Don’t start new projects in any area before Aug. 8. Instead, work to complete, or to protect ongoing ventures from delays, shortages. A former “flirt” returns soon! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your gentle, wise, mellow mood continues. The main accent lies on far travel, intellect, higher learning, import-export, culture, law – and love. Complete projects this week, and start nothing new July 14 to Aug. 7. In weeks ahead, you might be recalled to a former career role or duty. Good, embrace it. Protect ongoing career, business and authority-related ventures from unexpected supply shortages, delays and mistakes – double check plans, lists. Sunday’s romantic; beauty flows. Tackle chores Monday-Wednesday. Thursday/Friday bring exciting meetings. Promise nothing Saturday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Complete ongoing tasks or ventures. The weeks ahead bring slowdowns,indecision and mistakes in all areas,especially in legal, learning, publishing, cultural, international, and travel zones. Start nothing before Aug. 8. Your hopes about love will soar now to late August – and for good reason. But don’t form a new relationship before Aug. 8. Before that, an old flame might return. This could be good, as long as the problem that split you doesn’t still exist. Romance “speaks” MondayWednesday. Tackle chores Thursday/Friday. Links excite, but subtly restrict, Saturday.

Trendy Londsdale, 1 large BR, 3rd flr, S.West corner, 180° Views, comfort, amens, updated concrete bldg. Price to sell $367K, Low down payment. Mrtg Helper. Info 604-980-3186

July 8 - 14, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The main accent lies on relationships, opportunities, challenges and competition. Diplomacy will be your ally (especially as the present interval promotes dissension or power struggles). Use this week to complete chores and tie up loose ends. Start nothing significant before Aug. 8, as delays, mistakes and indecision dog new and ongoing projects. Have a “Plan B” ready when shortages or missed appointments occur. Home, kids, security and “nap time” come Monday to Wednesday. Cupid’s arrow could hit you Wednesday night to Friday (but start no new relationships). Work, Saturday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Tackle chores all week. Catch up on neglected health concerns, make the appointment. Finish rather than begin – new projects and relationships started before Aug. 8 will likely falter under a load of delays, indecision and mistakes. Despite this you’ll be rather happy, as a romantic, creative, beauty-filled mood continues all month. A former spouse, business partner or lover might return soon. Now to late August, avoid legal hassles. Buy nothing big Sunday. Travel, talk, run errands and do paperwork early week. Seek home, rest, Thursday/ Friday. Saturday’s sweet. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Start nothing new before Aug. 8, especially in health, work, relationship and contract areas. DON’T buy machinery before that date. Use the present week to tie up loose ends.You’re in a nice romantic period (July) but guard against sexual impulsiveness through late August. Be careful about investing during this same period – rash action can lead to loss. Your energy and charisma are nicely high Sunday. Chase money Monday to Wednesday; don’t commit to any long-term payments. Errands, casual friends and interesting tidbits fill Thursday/ Friday. Step back Saturday. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 604-727-3673


The Richmond News July 6, 2012 A27

REAL ESTATE For Sale by Owner

6015

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-06

GREAT Family Home. South facing 3861 sq ft custom home on a 6028 sq ft lot in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey. One owner, built in 2001. 6 bedrooms, study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet, soaker tub, and mountain views. Nice neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. Basement suite has 2 bedrooms, dishwasher, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room, or possible 3rd bedroom. Landscaped garden, large private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 5 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Centre is a 2 min drive. $699,800 Call 778-227-6253

Chilliwack

OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. REDUCED $224,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498

6020-08

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

BC Area Foreclosures Free list w/pics $250K and Up These Must be SOLD www.bcareaforeclosures.com

949 HARRIS AVE, COQUITLAM Fabulous updated character on gorgeous fenced garden lot! Now $579,900! OPEN SAT June 30th 2pm-4pm Call Joe Campbell - PREC* RE/MAX Crest Realty Call: (604) 985-7653

Langley/ Aldergrove

LANGLEY SOUP & SANDWICH, #27-19695 96th Ave, $48,800 Super Business, Business for family to immigrate here, John, Hanna Rlty 604-908-9222, 604-937-1122 ext 265 VAN/BURNABY/FRASER VALLEY REALTOR. List with me for ONLY $2995. For details call JAS WALIA from Sutton West Coast Realty • 778-668-2177 ★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! (604)- 657-9422 www.webuyhomesbc.com

●DIFFICULTY SELLING?●

Difficulty Making Payments?

6020-18

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (Maple Ridge) 5 acres, south facing view, owner occupied 2 storey home in Thornhill’s designated Urban Reserve, $1,550,000. No real estate commission. Call 604 760-3792

No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees!

www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663

6020-02

Abbotsford

6 BR, 3 up, 3 down, 2.5 baths, nice update, lam fl, new paint, west Abby, 7000 sqft lot. $379k OPEN Sat 2-4. 604-825-3434

6020-04

6020-22

New Westminster

OPEN HOUSE Jul 1 & Jul 8, 2-4pm, 220 Queens Ave, New West 5 Br, 3 bath, 10,765 sf lot, approx 5,000 sf , inclds 2BR bsmt ste. parklike back yd. $1,388,000. Gerri, Mac Rlty, 604-761-3464

6020-26

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-34

PANORAMA RENOVATED 5br 2.5ba w/2br suite, large 6082 sf LUC lot, 529K 604-572-6236 see uSELLaHOME.com id5545

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.

821 E 29th St, Lynn Valley, 5 Br, 3 bath, with suite, totally updated, large lot, dble garage. $974,900. D’Arcy Jackman, First Capital Realty (02) Ltd 604-866-7223

6020-28

Port Coquitlam

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

6025

Industrial/ Commercial

ABSOLUTELY BEST deal on market. Basement entry, on 69 ft frontage - 7,000 sq ft level lot, 3BR, 1.5 baths, $388,900. Ron Rudy Mac Realty 604-590-2444

6020-32

Richmond

COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL 2300sf home w/suite above 3 Comm units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

6030 1BDRM/1BTH 8191 RIVER RD Richmond. FLOATING HOME BEAUTY! Cosy, affordable floathome, anchored at Richmond Marina. Walk to amenities and Canada Line. Upgraded kitchen, and a perfect patio. Pet/rental friendly. $165,000 natalie@bluliving.com

Surrey

RANCHER, HIGH end updates, ACREAGE, electronic gate, 2 suite guest house, barn, pasture, riding ring, pool. Darcee Proden Royal Lepage @ 778-228-7325 CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet cul-de-sac, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559

Lots & Acreage

15.78 ACRES driveway, well, septic & power installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

6035

Mobile Homes

1998 DARTMOUTH 1340 square feet, 3 BR, 2 Bath in Fernridge Area Park. Recently replaced appliances, air conditioned. Asking $160,000. Brookswood Homes Ltd. 604 530-9566

TRANQUILITY, 4400SF 6br 5ba 2yr old home on 3.75ac lot c/w side suite $855K 604-818-0535 see uSELLaHOME.com id5548

BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554

6020-06

6020-22

New Westminster

OWN THE Land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile $185K 604-824-7803 kids OK, see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

#59-9080 198TH St, 55+, 3BR, 1,048sf, 2 f-ba, well kept, move right in & Super area $48,800. John Hanna Realty 604-908-9222, Off. 604-937-1122 ext 265

HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655

Chilliwack 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

6040

Okanagen/ Interior

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

WANTED We Buy Homes & Town Homes anywhere in the Lower Mainland. NO real estate commission. Please call 604 760-3792

6020-38

6050

Out Of Town Property

6065

Recreation Property

LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $339,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556

FANNY BAY, VAN. ISLAND WATERFRONT HOME 7636 Shipspoint Rd,. 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

6052

BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sft, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 18 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $739,000. Call 604-734-1300

3BDRM/1BATH UNIQUE Private Home. Fantastic views, in Recreation Paradise only 3hrs from Vancouver. Info @#702053 $214,900 http://propertyguys.com Call: (250) 295-3247 CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785

Real Estate Investment CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442

6020-34

Burnaby

Mobile Homes

SRY. 2 BR in family mobile park, $34,900. Pad rental: $810/mo. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, call 604-889-4874

North Vancouver

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

6035

Surrey

NEWTON BEAUTIFUL cozy 2479sf 5br 3.5bath ½ duplex, suite $464,500 604-592-6703 see uSELLaHOME.com id5542

968 CRYSTAL Court, 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 Rlty. www.adamlloyd.ca

6020-14

Houses - Sale

Coquitlam

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

6020

6020

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

6050

Out Of Town Property

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

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

HOPE, PRICE reduced, large 2376sf 3br + den 3.5ba on .23 acre lot $319,900 604-869-7554 see uSELLaHOME.com id4889 IS IT TIME? Think of moving away from the City? Here is a 20 acre property with 1km of salmon creek, an orchard, greenhouse, garden, all within the Comox Valley City limits. Small and lovely 2 bdrm house, self contained cottage, studio, workshop & chicken coop. Meander along the many trails, sit by the pond, walk to the ocean. Much loved land but time to pass it on. $778,000. Agents welcome, finders fee. For more info eljagee@hotmail.com

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

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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

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

6065

Recreation Property

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

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of 1860’s gold rush, $40,000 firm + maint $775 yr incl caretaker. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

Need a New Place? Find one in the Classifieds To advertise call 604-630-3300

To advertise in the Richmond News Classified

REAL ESTATE section, call

604-630-3300

SRY. 2 BR, 55+. Move-in ready! 1 pet okay! $34,900. Pad rental: $729/mo. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874

OPEN HOUSE sat/sun 12-4 6888-189 St Clayton immaculate 3523sf 6br 3.5ba w/suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551

SRY. 2 BR in 19+ park. $85,800. 3 sheds incl power. Pad rental: $497/mo. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874

MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441

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Collectibles & Classics

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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $16,500 obo. 604-531-9373

1-877-680-1231

9105

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

2008 DODGE Caliber well equip, v/clean. Stk# Stk#DCCVT. Get more info, video & equipment features at www.djautomarket.ca dlr#10543 $9,990. 604-538-2422

Auto Miscellaneous 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

2005 CHRYSLER 300C, Stk #586951, $13,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2008 FORD Fusion SEL Sport. Loaded with every option including Leather , Roof. Like new. Only $ 11,995 # 7596 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 112,000 Kms, hatchback, manual, 4 doors, a/c., 4 cyl, 2.0 litre. $6,500 OBO. Call: (604) 770-4790 or cell (778) 554-4703

9110

Collectibles & Classics

1964 FORD FALCON 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, totally restored, $9,500. Call 604-585-2397

1966 CADILLAC Eldorado all complete, no body rust, same owner last 15 years, heated garage kept. $16,500. 604-535-1942, 778-668-0432

1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367

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 adamashurst61@gmail.com

9125

2006 CHRYSLER Sebring TOURING (2.7L), 93,000kms. Fully loaded: auto, tilt/cruise, p/w, keyless entry, pwr. driver seat, a/c, etc. 75% front/rear brakes. No accidents / mint cond. $7,750 obo (Surrey) 604-715-7469

2006 DODGE MAGNUM, Custom Flames Paint & 22' Wheels, Stk# 587651, $14,995. www.haleydodge.com, D#7855. Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2010 CHEVY Impala auto, air, fully loaded, 30 plus to clear $9,995. #3996 1-888-861-3841

2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm

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.

2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm

9135 2005 JAGUAR S Type, 3L V6, 78,000 km, new brakes, loaded, $13500 604-329-9933

2007 SHELBY 500 convertable. Loaded with every option including factory navigation. Black clearcoat exterior with matching leather and top. Only 45,000 one owner kilometers. Exceptionaly clean car with no decs. Priced to sell at $34,995.00. #5906 DL#8367. 604-531-6100

2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 greg.upson@rbc.com

2010 CHRYSLER 300 Touring, fully loaded, $14,888 #3696 1-888-861-3841

1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997

2006 FORD Fusion, 73,000 km, 4 cyl, grt cond, 2nd owner $8800. 604-852-0533 * 778-241-3528

1995 CHEV Lumina p/s, p/b, cas, p/w $1495 obo. Ph 604-792-6367

1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, V8 , 4 dr, heat lthr frnt/rear, s/roof, grt cond, recent work, RARE must sell $3000. 604-910-1139

1999 CHRYSLER CIRRUS, Excellent condition, Runs awesome, Great beginner car! Only $2,500. #286A CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 29,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $16,900. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721

1999 FORD Taurus station wagon burgandy, exc cond, 8 seats, gd tires, runs well, 125k. $1800. North Van, 604-986-9744 2007 FORD EDGE SEL, AWD, 6 speed auto, A/C, C/D, cruise, very nice AWD! $25,243. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, exc condition. $2500 firm. 604-534-2997

2003 CADILLAC CTS, 49K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $19,500 604-864-8199

1987 ROLLS ROYCE Silver Cloud, Blue, 1 owner, low miles, LIKE NEW, Asking $32,000. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055

2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576

2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2004 CHRYSLER Crossfire by Mercedes, blk, loaded, immac, 53K, $14,900, 604 723-5288 1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $8,950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335

2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $11,900. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

2001 CHEVY Silverado 2500 4x4, reg cab, 160,000k’s, long box, $3500. Phone 1- 604-796-0302

2001 FORD Escape with only 74,000 kms, loaded with leather and power roof. Like new. Only $ 9,995.00 # 0078 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

2001 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,500. 604-218-8499

2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2002 GMC Avalanche, 4x4, 130K, Keyless Entry, Completely Loaded, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $10,000. Please call 604-308-3167

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001

9129

2008 CHEVROLET Impala 93K $8,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

Scrap Car Removal

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 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

1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073

2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491

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

1986 FORD 250, good condition, runs good, blue, 1 owner, $5999 obo, 604-925-3294, 649-4215

1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $5500. 604-924-1511

2002 GMC Yukon XL Denali, auto, leather, running boards, roof rack, $15,988. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

2002 NISSAN PATHFINDER, Special Chillkoot edition, Lots of Kool Features & Priced to sell. $7,995 O.B.O. #F733846. Call Now 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

1995 CHEVY Silverado 1500, diesel, blk, aircared, 5 seats, good cond, $3,850. 778 863-4449

2003 FORD Escape Limited, leather int, most options, Well equip, v/clean. Stk#C94955. More info, video & equipment features atwww.djautomarket.ca, dlr#10543. $9,990, 604-538-2422

1995 LANDROVER, Fully Loaded- Excellent Condition, Interior Looks like new, A MUST SEE! Only $4,995. #1086 CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384

Luxury Cars

2004 CHEVY Impala excl cond 73,000kms, 32 mpg on highway, tow pkg incl. $6000 obo. Ph 604-792-0530 Chilliwack 1988 ROLLS-ROYCE, only 26,000 km, books/records, collector plate eligible, as new. $30,000. 604-987-3876. D24627

GREY CANOPY, 3 sliders, fits Ford p/ups 1988 to 1994 models. Gd cond $375obo. 604-581-6511

2001 ACURA MDX Touring, loaded, most options, well equip, v/clean. Stk#003234. Info, video & equip features at www. djautomarket.ca. dlr#10543. $11,990. 604-538-2422

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

9130 1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986

2000 FORD F250 Lariat Diesel, auto, crew cab, 183K, white, $8,800. CALL 604 535-8688

THE SCRAPPER 2011 CHEVY Malibu auto, air, fully loaded. MSRP $26,989 Eagle Price $14,995. #4141 1-888-861-3841

2006 GRAND Marquis LS Ultimate. Loaded with leather interior. Low Kms Like new. Only $ 8,995.00 # 3894 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

Engine 302 New, rebuilt, never used since rebuilt, $500 obo. Ford custom wheels, new tires (4), $500 obo. 604-767-4086

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1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara 4WD. Get ready for the summer with this perfect get away Soft top Vitara, only $5,995. #11L0044C 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

Parts & Accessories

2008 BMW 323 I Sport. 4 doors. Alpine white with tan leatherette. 106,000 km. Immaculate, dealer serviced. $18,000. 604-882-8995

Domestic

jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363

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

2009 LINCOLN MKS AWD. Showrm cond with 29K Kms. Loaded w/every option incls Navigation, rear camera, front & rear sensors + more. $28,995 #1698 DL# 8367. 604-531-6100

2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629

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

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

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve

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1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170

2003 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER LTD. Excellent Condition, Runs awesome, Tons of Options! Only $9,995. #11L0014A. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061


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2004 FORD F350 super duty Lariat, diesel, ext cab, long box, f/loaded, leather, new tires, brakes, rotors, windshield, K & D hi flow air, ext wrty-1yr left, 82,600km, $26,000, 604-339-9427, aft 5pm

2004 FORD Ranger, auto, bench seat, a/c & more, well equip v/ clean. Stk#A83634. Info, video, equipment features at www. djautomarket.ca, dlr #10543. $7,990. 604-538-2422

2004 HONDA Pilot EX-L, leather int, loaded w/options, well equip, v/clean. Stk#003904. Info, video & equip features at www. djautomarket.ca. dlr#10543. $15,990. 604-538-2422

2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

2010 FORD Escape XLS, only 10,807 kms, auto, very nicely equipped. Must See! $24,188. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

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.

2008 FORD F-150 Supercab, 4x4, auto, A/C, low kms! $23,588. DL# 5401. Call 604-584-7411

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: aaronhare@gmail.com

2010 JEEP Commander 4wd, 7Pass, fully loaded. $19,795. #3631. 1-888-861-3841 2011 EDGE AWD, SYNC SYSTEM, black $27,888 - #111168 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2011 FLEX AWD, power group white, $26,488 #1111586 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.

1997 ACURA TL, 3.2, 190K, 4dr, sunrf, srs/abs, exc cond, loaded $4900, 604-984-4229

2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: randyenomoto@gmail.com

9160 2008 FORD F350 Crew Cab Dually 4X4, leather int loaded with options Stk#A14583. Get more info, video & equipment features at www.djautomarket.ca, dlr #10543. $29,995. 604-538-2422

2011 FORD Escape Limited. Loaded with only 8,000 Kms. Priced for quick sale. Only $26,995.00 # 6516 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

2008 HUMMER H3. Mint cond. Low kms loaded with options incls navigation. Priced right for quick sale. Only $22,995. #1691 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100.

2006 BMW 325 CIC, convertible, like new conditon, 38,000 K, warranty. $25,500. 604-856-4472

2006 DODGE RAM 1500 Quad 4x4, auto, only 69,060 kms, 5.7L, V-8, priced to move! $16,528. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

2007 BUICK Rendezvous CX, auto, A/C, C/D, keyless, great value! $10,973. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

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. 2007 FORD MUSTANG GT, fully loaded 22,000 kms, $29,500. 604-721-4228

1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691

2012 CHEVY Tahoe 4X4, well equip,v/clean, like new Stk#103966. Info, video &equip features www.djautomarket.ca. dlr #10543. $38,900. 604-538-2422

2007 MINI Cooper Hatchback, manual, low kms, lots of fun! $16,535. DL# 5401. Call 604-584-7411

1998 ACURA Integra, 5 spd. Alpine MP3 & CD, A/c til 2014, s/r, a/c 195K, $4200 604-719-4703

2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933

2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $8800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018 2003 CIVIC SDN 4DR SDN DX-G AUTO red $ 7,888 #2393112 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

Crew kms, nice! Call

2012 DODGE JOURNEY, Stk #587850, $24,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2003 HYUNDAI TIBURON, Very low km’s, Excellent condition and a very fun car! Only $8,200 O.B.O. #12L0084A. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

1995 MERCEDES S 500 COUPE, Stk# 100462, $15,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

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 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 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 2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $10,500. 604 518-3166

2006 AUDI A4 Quattro 2.0T, loaded with options Stk#275840. More info, video & equip features, at www.djautomarket.ca dlr #10543. $19,990. 604-538-2422

1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293

2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Cab, auto, only 37, 976 traction control, very $20,841. DL#5401. 604-584-7411

2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812

1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460

1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

2008 PORSCHE Cayenne, 28,000 kms, local, no accident $37,400 obo. 604-913-6196 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

2007 BMW 328xi, leather heated seats, loaded! $25,722. DL#5401. Call 604-584-7411

2005 TOYOTA ECHO, Looking for a great second car?? Excellent Fuel economy! Only $7,900. #11L0058A. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061 1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 110,000 km. Runs well! $8,700. 604-786-6495

2011 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, $19,988 #3664. 1-888-861-3841

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. 2006 NISSAN XTRAIL Black, 4dr, alarm, all power, good cond, 167k kms, $13,900. 604-440-2662

1988 TOYOTA Corolla, Exc cond, new rad, tires & batt. Aircared. $800 obo. 604-598-3288

2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd auto, air, fully loaded. $23,995. #3898. 1-888-861-3841

2008 JEEP Sahara 59, 000km, loaded. As new, 3 pce Freedom Top. $17,500. 778-285-1236

2005 NISSAN Titan SE, loaded with options incls bedliner, well equip, very clean. Stk#516264. Info, video & equip features at www.djautomarket.cadlr#10543. $14,990. 604-538-2422

2003 VW Jetta, $7500, grey, well cared for, 111kms, no acc, blk int, heated seats. 604-926-8282

2005 BMW X3 3.0i, loaded, most options, well equip v/clean. Stk#D10689. Info, video & equip features at www.djautomarket.ca, dlr#10543. $16,990. 604-538-2422

1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhasummust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967

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

2006 VOLVO S40, T5, 39,800km, f/loaded, incls 4 snow tires, $16,500, (NVan) 604-988-8341

1998 ACCORD, red, 2 dr coupe, exc cond, 112,000km, auto, sport pack, $6700 firm, 778-862-1964

2011 LINCOLN Navigator loaded w/options incls power boards navigation. Only 18,000 Kms. As New. Save thousands. $49,995 #6825 DL#8367. 604-531-6100

2005 HYUNDAI Santa Fe, 108K, Auto,air cond.,FWD, Hankook tires, silver. Clean, well maint. $10500. Phone 604-792-4517

2003 VOLVO S60 2.5T, loaded with most options Stk#2376833. More info, video & equip features at www.djautomarket.ca dlr #10543. $11,990. 604-538-2422

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270

1977 CHEVY CORVETTE, midnight blue, 64,000 miles, $9000 obo. Call Vivienne 604-720-3929

2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $45,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763 2005 CADILLAC Escalade. Finished in a pearl white w/matching cream lther int. Loaded with every option incls navigation DVD. Low Kms.Only $19,995.00 #0385 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

2006 MERCEDES e350 4matic $16,885 (North Van) Black on black leather int. 3.5L V6 4Matic AWD, Auto, Tiptronic trans. Traction Control, Anti-lock Brakes, All Passenger Surround Air-bags, Vehicle Stability Control System, Electronic Brake Assistance, Power Mirrors, Power s/r, tilt, cruise, heated Seats, power Adjust Memory Leather, all power, Security System, Dual Climate Controls, Navigation, DVD, CD, Xenon Headlights, Genuine Wood Trim. IMMACULATE! 604-921-1331

2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, aaronhare@gmail.com

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2006 TOYOTA Corolla, 5 spd, (loaded), 84km, Silver, like new $10,000 obo. 604-926-0308

2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460 2004 FORD F150 Ext Cab FX4 Loads of options, s/roof, well equip, v/clean. Stk#A17601. Info video & equip features at www.djautomarket.ca dlr#10543. $10,990. 604-538-2422

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2006 BMW 325i leather int, loaded with options Stk#T14099 More info, video & equip features at www.djautomarket.ca, dlr #10543. $17,990.604-538-2422

2009 KIA RIO SEDAN Just like new, Very low km’s, Great Beginner car! Only $9,800. #K2632. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

2009 MERCEDES SLK35 ROADSTER, Stk# 100191 $37,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2003 INFINITI M45, mint, local, no decs, loaded, luxury, V8, auto, $10,995, 778-995-3862 2010 CHEVY Silverado LT Crew 4wd, Fully Loaded TrucK $25,888 #3554 1-888-861-3841

2010 DODGE RAM 1500 SPORT, Stk# 587710, $33,995,www.haleydodge.com D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111

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

2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253

1995 MIATA 92K 1.8 ltr, 5 spd exc cond, new wtr/pump & timing belt, hrdtp $7900 604-926-4156 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 1996 ACURA RL. Always dealer serviced very good cond new tires/ brakes. $3,400 obo 604.926.8047, petestopia@gmail.com

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess

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

2009 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE/ BUG 35,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr., warranty car proof available, $19,000 serious buyers please, Call 604-836-1014. 2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)

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2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT COUPE, Just Like New, Very low km’s, Lots of Factory warranty! Only $10,600. #K4784. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

2011 HYUNDAI SONATA LTD, with Navi, Stk# 587641, $24,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

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Ad#: 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735

2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696

9172 2011 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 S, Stk# 87600, $18,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855, Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

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Vans

Vans

2011 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY, Stk# 587920, $31,995. www.haleydodge.com, D#7855. Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs, 130HP, w/trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344

2012 FIAT 500 4 door hatchback well equip, 16” wheels, 4 wheel disc brakes & more Stk#105716. Info, video & equip features at www.djautomarket.ca dlr#10543. $18,990. 604-538-2422

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3700. 604-846-8597 after 4pm or all day wkends 2003 FORD Windstar Van, 53km, silver, like new $4000. Call 604-926-0308

KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297 2004 CHEV Express 8 pass nr new tires, v8 auto, 188,285km good cond $12,000. 604-856-7455

INFINITI G35 2003 82k $13,900 one owner, exc. cond. power all, leather, sunroof. 604.721.4414

2011 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN, Stk# 587910, $22,995, www.haleydodge.com, D#7855. Call MJ Gallacher 604-619-2231

2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015

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Boats

12’ LUND Aluminum boat, 8 horse Yamaha motor & 4x8 box trailer. $2,500. 604-534-2196

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

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

NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

2007 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN. WOW only 100,000 km’s, Great Condition! Only $11,700. #K9505. CALL NOW. 604-614-8640 DL# 31061

REDUCED TO $500. 8FT Davidson Dinghy refurbished. New stainless keel. Great as a sail boat tender. Call Stephen 604-202-9668

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RV’s/Trailers

1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408

1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042

2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 $18,900, 90K km, 4Matic, No Accidents, Local 604-833-6931

2010 Honda Civic Automatic 9,900 kms, 4DR Sport Sedan, urban Titanium exterior, sunroof. $18,450. Call: (604) 983-3436.

2009 FORD E-250 Cargo Van, auto, A/C, V-8, only 48,983 kms! $19,988. DL# 5401. Call 604-584-7411

2010 CHEVY Express 2500 10 to Clear, Inhouse Financing Available. $19,995. #3330 1-888-861-3841

1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $6,675. 604-837-7564

1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper, many custom options, excellent cond, $8,200. Call 604-576-6598

19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $6000 obo. 604-817-9004

2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country, ultimate luxury, fully loaded. $17,888. #4213 1-888-861-3841

2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688

RV’s/Trailers

2012 JAYCO Sport 10. Fridge, stove, awning. $7999. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

2013 PASSPORT 238ML Ultralite bunks. $21,895. #PT132383. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

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MCI COACH 6V92 Turbo, CW 9 spd trans, insullated, built for f/t living, $36,500, 604-733-6629

NEW HIDEOUT 23RKS. lots opts. $17,200. #HT10233. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

2005 27' Zepplin Trailer, light weight, slide, a/c, sleeps 6, full bath, new awning, stored indrs exc cd. $13,950. 604-533-8744

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

2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $61,000 604-948-5048

Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720

40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $79,000. Ph 604 795-9967

92 WINNEBAGO Lesharo, 22 ft, 30,905 mi, 2.2 ltr eng, own gen. shwr/toilet. $9,500, 604-852-4788

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

NEW MALLARD 24FQ, lge slide, loaded. $19,500. #MT9244. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: glendoro@telus.net

91 Terry Resort New roof/tires. Clean/no pets/no smoke,extras $6,000. Call: (604) 760-7513

Accelerate your car buying 2006 SPRINTER 25th, Travel Trailer. 1 slide, awning, sleeps 6, nice layout, very good cond. $10,500 obo. Barrie or Sue 604-504-7680

GETAWAY Camper Travel Van 1989. 212K kms Sleeps 2, Seats 4. $5,900 firm. (604) 792-7544

1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $6000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408 1998 37’ Winnebago Chieftain 454, 1slide,53000mi. loaded,very clean,$24,500obo.604-850-4353

1995 RIALTA Winnobago, 78K $20,000 obo, call afternoons, 1000 trails avail, 604 943-3423 1996 SEA Breeze 31' (Class A) Heavy duty 460-7.5 litre Ford engine, Fully equipped, $19,900 obo 604-746-5898. Abbotsford

2007 JAY Feather Hybrid w/slide. Sleeps 7. $20,995. #UTJ2332. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

2007 OUTDOORSMEN w/slide. Like new. $18,495. #UWO23521. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com

2 Pre Owned 1985 double wide. To view see Brookswood Homes Ltd. 3229 200th Street, Langley, BC. 604 530-9566 2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426

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

ALUMINUM BOAT. 12 ft + trailer + Nissan 9.8 hp motor - only 10 hours on it! $1,500. 604-581-2795 2003 Honda Accord EX 189,000kms,V6,3L,excell.$7,500 Call: (604) 376-3389

★2003 CHEVY 2500 6 litre, new tires, only 141km’s, $12k and ★2008 30’ 5th wheel. double slideout, lots of storage, new front tires, very clean, 2 entrance bath. $21k. Call 604-466-8116 or 604-760-2967

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1991 TRAVELAIRE RUSTLER. 22 foot fifth wheel RV. In excellent condition! $3,500. 604-581-5135

1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866

2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $35,000. 604-833-6931

RV’s/Trailers

2006 WILDERNESS, 260RL, stove & shower never used, queen bd/super slide, $16.5K, 604-476-1150, 604-626-8232

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 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, Manual, 28,000kms, full warranty $24,500. 604-314-3557

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BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: gljohnson248@telus.net

2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; adkooy@telus.net

2001 CHEV Astro Van, auto, a/c , most options, well equip, v/ clean. Stk#151737.Info, video, equip features at www.djautomarket.ca, dlr#10543. $6,990. 604-538-2422

Boats

26 FT Columbia, 3rd owner. Surveyed & CG certified, 113 K upgrades last 18 yrs, Excellent condition $8500. 604-921-7907

1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $1995 obo 604-986-2430 bberbea@shaw.ca 2011 VOLVO S40. Loaded with leather, power moonroof and more. Like new. Only $ 23,995.00 # 2798 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100.

9515

2010 DODGE Grand Caravan Full Stow n Go, 30 Grand Caravans to clear.$14,995. #3530 1-888-861-3841

Utility Trailers

HEAVY DUTY utility trlr steel, 2 ft sides, tie rails & 4 stake pockets. As New $995 obo 778-552-5171

9173

9173

2002 26’ 5th Wheel, rear entry, mid kitchen, fully loaded, exc cond $13,500 obo. 604-929-2688 2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,500. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

2011 JAYCO Flight trailer. Loaded! Sleeps 6. Used for only 2 weeks - like new! $22,900. 604-464-1385 or 604-944-8086

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Cleaning

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Concrete

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Electrical

Excavating

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Fencing/Gates

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8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

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8087

8087

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Gutters

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Landscaping

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Lawn & Garden

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Moving & Storage

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Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

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8185

Moving & Storage

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8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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8250

Roofing

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Linda Reid, Deputy Speaker MLA Richmond East July 2011

Linda toured Nautilus Lifeline, a local Richmond East business. Captain Lever’s Nautilus Lifeline @-way Marine Radio and GPS has recently been nominated for a Manning Innovation Award.

Linda with Kenny Lee of the Richmond Chinatown Lions Club. Linda is a founding member and was attending their Installation Night.

Tourism Richmond Grand Opening- Linda is with MP for Delta-Richmond East, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, and Tourism Richmond Executive Director Tracey Lakeman. It’s always a pleasure to support tourism initiatives.

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