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Students muster to mark fallen’s graves BY YVONNE ROBERTSON
For most people, Remembrance Day is a time reserved for honouring those who fought in the war, both alive and dead. Many ceremonies are held across the country, where people visit memorials, nameplates, or tombstones acknowledging those who served. But what if these places of recognition don’t exist? It can be hard to remember when there is nothing to mark or recognize a fallen soldier. A Grade 12 history class at J.N. Burnett secondary decided to right this wrong, fundraising for the more than 900 unmarked soldiers’ graves at Vancouver’s Mountainview Cemetery. “I was really shocked to find out there were so many unmarked graves, and quite saddened,” said history teacher Patrick Anderson. “We talk about Remembrance Day, and we go through all the right motions, but I’d say most people don’t know or think about this fact.” Anderson had heard about teachers in the U.S. fundraising to buy grave markers for soldiers whose families may not have been able to afford the cost at the time. He wondered if the same applied to a local cemetery. After presenting the idea to his class, the group of about 20 students dressed in somber colours and visited the cemetery Wednesday afternoon to see where the unrecognized are $
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buried in the Field of Honour. “When he first told us about it, I was, like, ‘Oh, that’s going to be more work for us,’” joked student Jeremy Hudson. “But being here, it’s really kind of interesting. It’s cool to know
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The bystander who took out an armed robbery suspect told the News of the incredible struggle inside a car and the moment he thought the gun was being turned on him. Former security guard Dave, who asked for his last name to be withheld, leapt into action after watching two masked men flee Ben Moss jewelry store in Richmond Centre Tuesday evening. After pursuing one of the suspects out of the mall’s No. 3 Road exit, Dave heard a scream and commotion at a car in the Brighouse Square parking lot over the other side of the road. Without a second’s thought for his own safety, he ran over to see the armed man trying to wrestle the female driver out of her car with threats of “get out of the God damn car, I have a gun.” It was in that two or three-second flash that Dave seized his chance to tackle the suspect head-on. “That was my moment of opportunity,” Dave said.
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Lesbian officer steps up for LGBT youth facing discrimination BY BENJAMIN YONG Special to the News
“I was most worried about Kevin.”
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BY ALAN CAMPBELL
There is a light at the end of the tunnel is the message Const. Connie Henderson wants lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens to hear. That’s why the Richmond RCMP officer agreed to go on camera, along with 20 colleagues, to film a nine-minute video called It Gets Better, in which she talks about her experience of coming to terms with her lesbian identity. “I thought (making the video) was really important. I know, for me, not having known anybody as a teen who was gay (was hard.) If there was more support, it might have made me more aware.” Raising awareness is why Const. Cheryl Letkeman of the Surrey Youth Section posted a
notice to all the Lower Mainland RCMP detachments asking for LGBT staff to participate in the video to show these issues are universal and can affect anybody. In the anti-gay bullying video released earlier this week, 31-yearold Henderson refers to herself as a “late bloomer” not realizing she was gay until she was 29 years old. She said when she was young, there were no programs, education or even much mention about the LGBT community. Like others struggling with their sexual identity, Henderson always knew something about her was different. “My mom died when I was really little — I thought the attraction I had to women was towards a mother figure. Then one day I realized that I was very attracted
to one woman in particular and it was like, okay, (this) is not just an emotional connection with somebody.” However, Henderson didn’t come to that conclusion until after getting married and having a child with her former husband. Coming out in today’s world, where being gay doesn’t carry as much stigma as it once did, does have its advantages. Even in her line of work, she said it’s not all that often she faces discrimination. “At work I’m pretty open. I’ve never stood up on a podium, but I just live my life and people are very respectful. Some people have said they’re really proud of me now that I’m out. They’ve noticed a really positive vibe, and the feedback I’ve gotten is how much happier I seem.” see City page 4
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City: Tolerant of homosexuality Continued from page 3 In fact, the only incidents Henderson — a traffic investigator — can recall have been while making arrests when she hears the occasional “dyke” comment. “It’s something they throw out in anger when you’re a female police officer and you have short hair,” she said. Nevertheless, we can’t be complacent about bullying in any form, said Henderson, citing the Amanda Todd tragedy. “People don’t have any idea how negatively their comments on the Internet can affect other people. The anonymity is like when you’re driving and swearing at the person in front of you. If you were faceto-face, you wouldn’t say the things you’re saying.” Born and raised in Surrey, Henderson has worked in the Richmond detachment for the last two and half years. She feels the city is very tolerant, never having dealt with or even hearing of any hate crimes targeted towards gays.
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moment of silence is not too big a price to pay. It’s easily less a price than that paid by those for whom Remembrance Day is observed each year. It’s far less than the price paid by those who are commemorated by cenotaphs across the country. It’s certainly far less a price than the one paid by those whose names are engraved on thousands upon thousands of crosses and stone markers in Belgium and Holland and France and throughout most of Western Europe. A moment of silence can’t be compared with the “ultimate price.” And it doesn’t compare to those who return, some of them broken in body, some broken in spirit, and all with memories that they’d rather forget. For them — and for all those whose personal memories were obliterated on battlefields where such high prices are always exacted — we need to remember. For them and for ourselves. Taking a moment out of the day on Nov. 11 to honour the memories of those who died in war on our behalf, as well as for those who risked death to preserve freedom and a better way of life, is more than an appreciation for the incredible sacrifices they made. As important as it is to ensure that veterans and survivors understand that their sacrifices are not overlooked as insignificant by those of us who are the recipients of the world they built, it is also important that we all remember what was sacrificed — and how steep a price that was paid — so that there is a common understanding that no such price should be paid again. Take in one of this weekend’s Remembrance Day ceremonies. Some folks prefer to remember in solitude as well as silence, and that is understandable. But there is also a purpose in sharing. Lest we forget.
Museum full of old news The Editor, Okay, think fast. Who finished first in the women’s FIS rankings for alpine skiing in 2012? Who was the men’s figure skating champion in 2012? Where were the two Winter Olympics preceding Vancouver held? Can’t answer some of these questions? That’s because outside of a few weeks every two years, no one pays much attention to the Olympics. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Olympics and I think Richmond has a lot to offer tourists. I just don’t think an Olympic museum is one of those things. The Museum of Vancouver is that city’s repository for all things Olympic and the BC Sports Hall of Fame has items connected with specific athletes, yet neither of them seem to think a whole museum should be devoted to the subject. I’m not sure why we think we can pull off something no one else in any other former Olympic city has. I know that if I visited Torino or Salt Lake City (the answer to the third question above) or their respective suburbs, I wouldn’t bother to go to a museum devoted to their past Olympic party. Richmond has much to offer and I think $6 million could be so much better spent than by profiling something that is already old news. (By the way, answers to questions 1 and 2: Lindsey Vonn and Patrick Chan respectively.) Tracy Cromwell Richmond
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U.S. has democratic kinks to iron Hi, America! Big night for you the other night. You spent about $6 billion on an election, you have the same president, but a whole pile of new senators and congress-folk, you passed or didn’t pass some laws, and now everyone is a bit groggy, whether from victory toasted or sorrows drowned. America, you’re the longest lived representative democracy on the planet. You pretty much started this whole thing where we don’t get hereditary tyrants and feudal lords telling us what to do. But. You still have a few kinks to work out of the process. Since we’re outsiders up here in Canada, we can see a little clearer that there are different ways you could be doing things, options you have not explored. Yes, yes, you’re exceptional, a special and unique snowflake among the nations of the world. That’s what every mom says about her kid, even when he’s eating paste. So let’s get to a few places where you could use some work. ❚ Voting machines: Yay, technology! It’s so awesome that you can watch live-Tweet Transformers 3 on your iPad, but do you really need a machine to cast a ballot? Here in Canada, our federal election process uses a highly advanced
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system, involving an inksaturated fibrous core wrapped in an ergonomic cylindrical grip, which inscribes the voter’s choice on a planar surface composed of processed cellulose with a print-based display function. Yeah, when you say it that way, pen and paper sounds way more impressive. Given that you have tried punch cards (dangling chads) and a number of Vegas-style electronic voting machines, this may seem simplistic. But a pencil or pen seldom registers a vote for Candidate A as one for Candidate B, as the infamous Obama-votecounted-for-Romney video seems to show. In addition, having a physical ballot makes recounts easier. ❚ Long lines at the polls: Really, America? Really? The richest and most powerful country on Earth can’t scrape together a few bucks to put another half dozen people in a church basement somewhere to cut down on waits up to four hours long? I don’t even have a real suggestion here, since it’s obvious that you should
just spend more money. Not even that much; it’s pretty cheap to hire people for a couple of shifts, every four years. I’m pretty sure that counts as part time, and you won’t have to pay them benefits. ❚ Gerrymandering: We used to have this problem in Canada, too. We let politicians re-draw our electoral boundaries, and boy was that a bad idea. They invariably came up with these crazy shapes that would carve the land into safe fiefdoms for as many of their friends as possible. I know that some U.S. states are cracking down, and doing what so many other countries have done: put this task in the hands of dull, dull, non-partisan bureaucrats and ex-judges. But this should really be happening nation-wide, and soon. ❚ Election spending: Last one here. Cap the spending. Just put some limits on it. Yes, free speech, etc., but in a country as big as the United States, where there are huge special interest groups, massive corporations, and wealthy loons, the people with the money drown out the voices of the people without money. Whether you take any of this advice or not, I’m looking forward to the show in four years. Matthew Claxton is a reporter for the Langley Advance.
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Letters Cohen report paints dismal picture
The Editor, The Cohen Commission Report was recently tabled in the House of Commons. This report paints an incredibly dismal picture of the Conservative government’s handling not only of British Columbia’s iconic sockeye salmon, but all of Canada’s fisheries. On top of Justice Cohen’s 75 recommendations to improve the chances for sockeye survival, he also dedicates much of his report lamenting the recent decision by the Conservatives to gut the protection of fish habitat from the Fisheries Act in their spring omnibus budget bill. The Fisheries Act changes are made all the more serious considering how much of the Cohen Report is dedicated to the importance of improving rather than eliminating the protection of fish habitat in order to ensure the future survival of the sockeye. Justice Cohen states that “if current trends persist, there will be a significant decline in the productive capacity of Fraser River sockeye habitat.” If the Conservative government does not immediately change course, current trends will not only persist, they will accelerate. This government has not just eliminated federal protection of fish habitat, they have fired one third of British Columbia’s habitat protection staff, and many more across the country. According to Justice Cohen, some of the most harmful environmental effects on the sockeye are contaminants and algal blooms. Much of the research in these areas was done
by DFO’s Contaminants Program and at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) in northwestern Ontario, yet these programs have been axed by the Harper Conservatives. Eliminating the contaminants program involved firing 75 DFO scientists, many of whom were based at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Victoria. I recently moved a motion in the House of Commons Committee on Fisheries and Oceans to study the Cohen Report and bring Justice Cohen forward as a witness. Unfortunately, the Conservatives moved the meeting in secret and my motion is no longer on the agenda. This kind of thing is becoming far too common in Ottawa. There are many serious factors that need to be addressed to ensure a positive future for all of Canada’s fisheries, including the iconic sockeye. Action must be taken and strong decisions must be made. The Conservatives can start by reversing their changes to the Fisheries Act and their devastating cuts to DFO such as the contaminants program and the ELA. They must commit to begin implementing the recommendations found in Justice Cohen’s report. If these changes do not take place, the blindly ideological path this government has taken since they achieved majority status will prove disastrous for the sockeye, for fish habitat, for our environment, and for all of Canada’s fisheries. Lawrence MacAulay MP for Cardigan, PEI and Fisheries and Oceans critic, Liberal Party
Hospital thrift sale enjoys a Vintage year The Editor, This past weekend, the Richmond Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store was a hive of activity with our major fundraising sale of the year. The Antique and Vintage Sale raised over $40,000 this year and all proceeds will go to Richmond Hospital.
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In north India, Hindus follow the legend of Lord Rama and his wife Sita’s return home after 14 years in exile and also of Lord Rama’s epic battle with the demon King Rawan, whom he kills. The people of Ayodha, home of Lord Rama, were so excited to hear that their beloved future king was coming home that they lit the way for him and his wife Sita with diyas. In Hindu custom it is common to leave a few lights on in the home all night to ward off evil and to welcome the Goddess Lakshmi, goddess of wealth, to come bless the home. Sikhs celebrate Diwali because their sixth guru, Guru Har Govind, was released from captivity. He had been prisoned by a Mogul emperor. After his release, Guru Har Govind went straight to the foremost Sikh holy temple, Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, in Amritsar to pray. Followers lit diyas to celebrate their guru’s homecoming. Other than lighting the diyas, Diwali celebrators take this opportunity to dress up, exchange gifts with family and friends, indulge in yummy goodies and basically have a grand time, similar to celebrating Christmas. — Surrey Now
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A Richmond TV production company looks set to capture the attention of millions of Asian TV viewers. Sayson Productions, based out of Blundell Centre, has managed to secure its West Coast Adventures show on Hong Kong-based TV channel TVB8, which boasts 25 million subscribers. Viewers across China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia and even parts of Australia and New Zealand will see the very best of B.C. through the travel TV series. Beginning today (Nov. 9), TVB8 will be broadcasting the weekly show during prime time to its millions of viewers. “I believe that we’re the very first travel series that is entirely about British Columbia to be airing in China,” said Sayson’s owner/operator Danny Sayson, a 1988 Richmond High grad. West Coast Adventures is about travel and adventure in B.C.’s outdoors, with highlights from the show including playing with the dolphins at the Vancouver Aquarium, mountain climbing to the summit of Whistler, grizzly bear watching and snorkelling with the salmon in Bella Coola and sturgeon fishing in the Fraser Canyon. There are also scenes of humpback whale watching in Prince Rupert, swimming with the seals in Nanaimo, white water rafting in Lytton, airplane gliding in Hope and cruising from Vancouver to Alaska.
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Continued from page 11 “Sure enough, in 2011, China surpassed Japan as the biggest source of visitors from Asia to British Columbia. The number of entries from the Chinese mainland rose 468 per cent from 25,000 in 1996 to 139,000 by 2011.” Sayson then partnered with Canamedia, a distributor based in Toronto who markets TV programs worldwide. Soon after, the series was purchased by TVB8, a popular lifestyle and entertainment pay-tv channel which has an estimated broadcast reach of nearly 25 million viewers in Asia. “It’s amazing to me how a pay-TV channel in China can have an audience size that nearly equals the entire population of Canada,” said Sayson. And, in order to have the widest appeal
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When you need to answer a call of nature Last month, when where one relieved there was an outcry oneself was known as about the lack of public the privy, from the Latin sanitary facilities at “privatus.” Another Richmond’s Canada Line name for it was house stations, the local papers of office, a term recordreported on it, using the ed in 1419. words washroom, toilet, Inside the privy, or IN OTHER WORDS loo and restroom, which house of office, stood they chose from among the close-stool, which a multitude of terms, nearly all of them was a chair or box with a hole in the oblique references. seat, beneath which was a removable For reasons of decorum, discompan. An alternative word for privy, first posure, or — why not — with a touch recorded in 1555, was siege, meaning of humour, we’ve traditionally spoken seat, from the Old French “siège.” of THAT ROOM in a roundabout way. The origin of another word used in We often call it a bathroom, but in fact this connection — loo – is debated. a bathroom is for bathing, just as a Some say it’s a corruption of the French restroom is — in British English — for “l’eau” in the phrase “gare de l’eau,” resting. Toilet (from the French “toile,” meaning beware of the water (a euphea type of fabric) signifies various mism). things, most of which relate to the ritual In the novel Humphry Clinker of dressing. (1771), Tobias Smollett wrote, “At ten Only in the early 19th century did o’clock at night the whole cargo of the toilet become a synonym for — well, chamber utensils is flung out of a back for that sanitary facility. We also use the window that looks into some street or terms lavatory and latrine, both stemlane, and the maid calls ‘Gardy loo’ to ming from the Latin “lavare,”to wash. the passengers.” Properly speaking, the lavatory and Renaissance Italians, too, used cirlatrine are places for washing the hands cumlocutions when indicating THAT and face — a washroom, in short. place. Most of the words are adjecIn 15th-century England, the room tives, describing a quality — usually a
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One of our oldest war vets remembered BY YVONNE ROBERTSON
Judy Assoon remembers her family sitting around the dinner table as she and her brother begged their father to tell them one of his favourite war stories. On a mission where he had to bring planes back from England to Canada, John MacCormac, a British pilot, thought it would be amusing to give the civilians a bit of a scare. Instead of flying high above a bridge in Montreal, he decided to go under the bridge. “Oh, he got called in for that one,” said Assoon, now 71, her eyes watering from laughter. “But they were just little boys fighting this war, most under 30, they still had lots of time to grow. So they would find ways to get into mischief like that. We loved that story.” At the age of 99, just three months
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shy of 100, MacCormac passed away last month following a bout of pneumonia. He was possibly the oldest World War II veteran living in Richmond. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1939 and because of his skill was soon promoted to train pilots, stationed first in northern Saskatchewan. At the age of two, Assoon and her family crossed the Atlantic as part of a convoy to settle in Canada, while her father took his first station at North Battleford. Surrounded by combat, one boat went down out of the four. Like many veterans, MacCormac, awarded the Air Force Cross, talked little about his experiences during the war, seeing it as a job that needed to be done. “They did the job, then moved on,” said Assoon. “But he’d regale us with the more amusing stories. There was one time when Aussie officers weren’t happy with their quarters on the
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base, so they began to break the windows. Well, Dad didn’t stand for that. He made them measure the windows, go into town and buy some new ones before they were fed.” As a trainer and pilot, MacCormac didn’t see too much of the on-theground horrors, but Assoon remembers times he would come back shaken up after losing a colleague or best friend. This Sunday, she plans to continue the tradition she had with her parents, though both are now deceased, honouring those who served the country during war. They would go to the ceremony in Richmond and then for lunch. However, Assoon wasn’t always as supportive of Remembrance Day ceremonies as she is now. As a selfdescribed “peacenik” in the ’70s, each ceremony brought feelings of discomfort, as she believed it glorified the war. see Father page 16
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Remembrance Day Father: Was a true patriarch Continued from page 15 It wasn’t until she was a high school counsellor at StevestonLondon secondary and watched her two sons attend school ceremonies that she realized what the day was really about. “I was just uninformed back then,” said Assoon. “It’s really about honouring and respecting the sacrifice of these young, young people during this horrific war. It’s about educating us and helping us prevent past mistakes.” By the end of the war, MacCormac was acting commanding officer in Ontario and presented the last pair of wings under the Commonwealth Air Training Program. His family then settled in western Canada, and in Richmond since the late 1960s. To Assoon, he taught her most about the value of family. The skilled bridge player dedicated himself to them, not wanting to “hang around old people who made him feel old, but to hang around family who made him feel loved.” “He was solid, strong and generous, a true patriarch,” said Assoon. “We wouldn’t have dinner until we were all together, so we’re feeling a little lost without our rudder.”
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The scene was one of paramount celebration. Tanks paraded with trucks throughout the streets of the southern Netherlands. Kids hopped on top in ecstasy, as soldiers handed out chocolates. It was the fall of 1944, and the region had just been liberated from German occupation. Sixty or 70 per cent of the allied forces in the Netherlands were Canadian and left such an impression on a nine-year-old Tony Spierings that he vowed to move to Canada to find out more about his freedom fighters. “I had to find out who these people were,” said Spierings, who will be turning 76. “They would be quartered in our homes and I remember them being so generous. It was quite sentimental when they left because we had gotten quite close.” Spierings shared his stories of both joy and horror with animated hands and wide eyes. Coming to Canada wasn’t easy for him. He first had to serve three years in the Dutch army until he was 21. He then realized the Canadian government wasn’t taking in any more immigrants of his trade. Undeterred, Spierings picked up a new one. He spent six months in farm school, where he worked in minus 10-degree weather to till the land and milk the cows, all the while driven by his curiosity about
Canadians. He finally got here and is now the youth liaison and poppy fund vice chair for the Richmond Royal Canadian Legion. He spoke with 609 air cadets at Walter Lee School Wednesday evening about his experiences as a child during the Second World War. “We need to do this to remind people what the war was all about,” said Spierings. “We have to keep the memory alive so that we can avoid it from happening again. Kids today need to know who fought for their freedom.” Because of NATO, Spierings has been recognized as a veteran in Canada as well, due to his service with the Dutch military. He dons his legion uniform as a way of giving back to the country that liberated his own. From going to a potato field in minus six-degree weather to dig up frozen potatoes by hand, to watching a German soldier beat a dog to death for no particular reason, to losing 17 of his schoolmates, Spierings told his most horrific stories to the cadets. “The V-1 was the most terrifying experience,” he said. “It was the first German rocket which was very noisy and unreliable. It would stutter in the sky and when aimed for England, 75 per cent of them landed in the Netherlands. So we’d always here the noise of it, but never knew where it would land.” see Flesh page 17
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Continued from page 16 ing conditions, he develPieces of shrapnel from oped eczema. A German the rocket could puncture a doctor saw his skin and brick building. asked Spierings’ father if he Spierings and his 10 could treat him. The doctor brothers and sisters witsaw him every few days for nessed first hand the victims six weeks to make sure his of the rocket, as they had to skin was okay. walk through a makeshift “My father was very hospital above their bomb surprised with this offer, shelter in order to use the but accompanied me to washroom. He would pass each visit,” he said. “But rows and rows of beds with here I was, being healed by crying patrons whose flesh the enemy doctor.” had been shredded with YVONNE ROBERTSON/RICHMOND NEWS Although his family shrapnel. Tony Spierings speaks to youth. stayed in the Netherlands, But with the negative Spierings moved westward also came the positive. Spierings remembers and promotes the importance of educating running around with his siblings, playing youth about war throughout Richmond. “My games, as well as the kindness of an unusual mother always said she wanted a relative stranger. Through lack of food and poor livoverseas,” he said. “So here I am.”
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Two Richmond Mounties have been handed a prestigious award for their work in promoting public safety and crime prevention. Constables Jagmeet Dandiwal and Harbir Sangha received this year’s Ministry of Justice Community Safety & Crime Prevention Media Award for their efforts in programs delivered to the Punjabi and South Asian communities. The officers were honoured last Friday at the BC Crime Prevention Association’s Symposium held in Burnaby. Since June 2011, the Dandiwal and Sangha have been appearing, on their own time, regularly on Sher-E-Punjab Radio AM 1550’s popular show Lok Sath with host Harjit Singh Gill. The talk show is conducted in the Punjabi language and is broadcasted live to thousands of listeners in B.C. and parts of the U.S. It’s also broadcasted live on the Internet and is, apparently, very well received among the Punjabi speaking communities throughout the world. “We began this ... to engage the Punjabi and South Asian communities,” said Dandiwal. “Policing is about building partnerships with the community and doing
everything we can to keep people safe. “We also wanted to dispel police-related stereotypes within the community in order to strengthen our relationship with the Punjabi community.” Both officers are both born and raised in India and, as such, offer a very unique perspective to listeners. Dandiwal immigrated to Canada in 2001 at the age of 19, completed his honours degree in psychology from Kwantlen and joined the RCMP in 2007. Sangha immigrated to Canada in 2000 at the age of 20, completed his engineering certification from BCIT, became an auxiliary constable with the Surrey RCMP in 2005 and was sworn in as a regular member in 2008. The focus of each radio show has been crime prevention with an emphasis on the various programs and initiatives going on at the Richmond detachment. Topics of discussion have included youth gangs, bullying, identity theft, and pedestrian safety, to name a few. “This initiative is unique to the Richmond RCMP. Nothing like this exists anywhere in the Lower Mainland,” said Cpl. Sherrdean Turley, media relations officer for Richmond. “It is, however, indicative of the high level of commitment and dedication that RCMP officers possess across Canada.” CHUNG CHOW/RICHMOND NEWS
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Well-known Richmondite Norman Wrigglesworth recently received a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal to go alongside his Second World War medals. With Remembrance Day fast approaching, no one will be bearing his medals more proudly than Norman. The News would like to congratulate him on his Queen’s medal.
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City urges businesses to set up electric stations BY ALAN CAMPBELL
The City of Richmond is encouraging local businesses to apply for the electric vehicle charging station incentive program. As the city moves closer to setting up 10 of its own charging stations to power electric vehicles, it’s hoped Richmond businesses will jump aboard to spread the network even further. A $4,000 incentive is being offered by the province through the BC Community Charging Infrastructure Fund. However, funding is only available for 75 businesses, and applications must be submitted by Nov. 30 to be considered.
In the meantime, Metro Vancouver and its member municipalities are holding free information sessions across the region to support businesses in accessing the incentives and introduce the technical support available to make installation simple. “Businesses that take the initiative to host an electric vehicle charging station can increase their business profile and show community leadership,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “Encouraging electric vehicle use is one way we can reduce the use of fossil fuels — a non-renewable source of energy and major contributor to climate change.” To educate local businesses about the program, workshops will be held:
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power shipped to the front wheels only--all-wheel drive left the lineup after the 2007 model year. Smoother here than in most other Chrysler vehicles, the powertrain has just a touch of the V-6 groans, and an abundance of strong low — and mid-range power. Steering and ride aren’t too far off the mark set by the Honda and the leaner Nissan Quest, but the Grand Caravan feels mostly composed at speed, with an occasional bounce to its ride. Chrysler’s minivans are the most useful of all, and that’s a big factor in their high scores here at The Car Connection. Minivans are all about utility, and carrying the maximum cargo and number of people, which makes Chrysler’s fold-away second- and third-row seats a brilliant idea. The Nissan Quest used to have the same arrangement, but it’s abandoned the setup for a fold-away third-row seat and fixed second-row seats, while the Odyssey and Sienna have sliding, folddown second-row seats and fold-away third row seats. In the Grand Caravan, the seats fold flat into the floor, or stay in position, with infloor storage bins holding their place. To accommodate the disappearing act, the Chrysler seats are thinner and flatter--but we’ve never heard a kid complain about the seat comfort, and Costco boxes don’t exactly complain, either. The Grand Caravan’s third-row seat has a power-fold option, too, as do its side doors and its tailgate. Very good safety scores see Price range page 24
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DriveTime Price range: From $20,000 to $30,000 even with luxuries Continued from page 22 are the Grand Caravan’s calling card. The IIHS calls it a Top Safety Pick, and every one comes with curtain airbags and stability control. A
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YVR confirms mall switch BY ALAN CAMPBELL
Vancouver Airport has decided to move its proposed designer outlet shopping centre into the shadow of a Canada Line station. The facility, being built in conjunction with UKbased luxury outlet firm McArthurGlen, will now be situated next to the Templeton station. YVR had originally planned to build the outlet centre off Russ Baker Way, next to BCIT and were still preparing the ground at the site as recently as two months ago. However, after receiving feedback from the local community, the airport decided to switch location, confirming the move on Tuesday. “The airport authority
and McArthurGlen have selected the Templeton site as the preferred location for the designer outlet centre,” said airport spokesperson Alana Lawrence. “Work done for site preparation at the Russ Baker Way location will be used for future commercial development, as designated in the airport’s 20-year master plan.” Shifting major retail to the proximity of rapid transit will sit well with the City of Richmond, which urged YVR to re-think its original proposal to build the shopping centre outside of the city centre core. Richmond’s City Centre Area Plan calls for development — retail and residential — to be densified in and around the city centre and next to rapid public transit.
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Gawdin helps Team B.C. win Western Challenge
Richmond’s Glenn Gawdin had a leading role in Team B.C. winning gold for the very first time at the Western Canada U16 Challenge in Calgary. The tournament, now in its third year, sees 80 of the top prospects from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C. battle it out for western Canadian supremacy. B.C. capped an unbeaten run with a dominating 9-3 victory over twotime defending champion Team Alberta on Sunday. Gawdin had a goal and two assists as B.C. pulled away with three unanswered goals in the second period after a wild opening 20 minutes produced a 6-3 lead. B.C. opened the tournament with a 4-3 shootout
win over Alberta. Gawdin had a pair of assists. He then earned player-of-thegame honours thanks to a two goals, including one shorthanded, in a 4-1 victory against Saskatchewan. B.C. then closed out roundrobin play with a 5-2 win over Manitoba to clinch a spot in the gold medal game. Gawdin was taken fifth overall by the Swift Current Broncos in last spring’s Western Hockey League Bantam Draft. The 15year-old forward now plays for the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League’s Vancouver Canadians after coming through Seafair Minor’s rep program. The Canadians had four others on the Team
B.C. roster — forwards Adam Musil, Justin Szeto, defenceman Ty Schultz and goaltender Taz Burman. The team was coached by Richmond native Ryan Weber while local resident Mitch Pinsky served a director of hockey operations. Even without five key players, the Canadians managed to win both their games last weekend against the North Island Silvertips. Goals from Seafair grad Austin Adamson and rookie Otis Goldman were all Greater Vancouver would need in a 2-1 game one victory. Game two was another tight affair with Alec Dawydiak, another Seafair grad, providing the differ-
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ence in a 3-2 win. Jacob Wozney and Adamson also scored as the Canadians improved to 5-6-1 on the season. They host the Kootenay Ice this weekend at the Richmond Olympic Oval with game times slated for 4:15 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday. Icing... — Forward Leah Lum and defenceman Jodi Gentile will be playing for Team B.C. at this week’s National U18 Women’s
Championships in Dawson Creek. The tournament brings together all-star teams made up of the best female hockey players born 1992 or later. B.C. opens roundrobin play today against Saskatchewan and then will take on Ontario Red and Alberta. The host province tuned-up for the event by dropping a 4-3 decision to Quebec in a shootout on Sunday. Lum was among the B.C. goals scorers.
Lights Out boxers earn wins at North Shore club show
A pair of fighters from Lights Out Boxing in Richmond produced impressive wins at the recent Eighth Annual Fright Night, hosted by the Griffins Boxing Club in North Vancouver. Zach Smith was victorious in his competitive debut at the 160-pound senior division. Guzman Chazzert won his bout in the junior novice 156-pound class. Both fighters work with longtime trainer/coach Ken McInnis who is now has his club based out of Razor Fitness on Westminster Highway. To learn more about McInnis’ boxing programs call 604-754-8658.
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Sports Alouettes Emry a finalist for pair of CFL awards
After battling post-concussion syndrome, Shea Emry has bounced back in a big way. The 26-year-old Richmond native has been recognized for his outstanding play at middle linebacker by being named a finalist for two CFL Outstanding Player Awards. Emry will be up against Calgary running back Jon Cornish for Top Canadian and Edmonton linebacker JC Sherrett for Top Defensive Player when the awards are handed out during Grey Cup Week in Toronto. Last season, Emry picked up his second concussion in two years in a game against Calgary in late August. He was slated to return to the line-up three weeks later by suffered a relapse. He didn’t feel himself again into well into 2012 training camp. “I didn’t know for sure that I would be able to play at the same level,” he said. “There was
mental stress for a while there, but now I feel better than ever. It’s been a blessing in disguise to have football taken away from me for a while. It got me to work on myself as a football player and as a human being.” The Vancouver College graduate tallied a team-high and career best 87 defensive tackles this season, including seven sacks, leaving him in fifth in the CFL in both categories respectively. He added seven tackles on special teams. Emry also scored his first career CFL touchdown this season, returning an interception 46 yards in a win over Toronto in Week 16, which helped the Alouettes clinch a home playoff game. He was named the league’s Canadian Player of the Week on two occasions this season. He was also named an Eastern Division all-star on Thursday.
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: THE ESTATE OF FLORENCE ELIZABETH SCHULMEISTER, DECEASED Formerly of: 318 – 6491 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, British Columbia, V6Y 1Y8, who died on March 16, 2012 Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Florence Elizabeth Schulmeister are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, The Canada Trust Company, c\o Charles L. Anderson, Barrister and Solicitor, 835 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1K7, on or before November 26, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the Estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.
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REAL ESTATE 6008
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633
HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471
NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS Penthouse, 1400sf, 2bdrm, 2 decks, new appl, $239,900. Call 604-768-8879
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $103,900 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576 FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593
Find one in the Classiﬁeds To advertise call 604-630-3300
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609
Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: A link evolves. The accent remains on secrets, research, sexual urges, investments, debt and partnership money, hidden meanings and health diagnoses, especially Monday/ Tuesday. Changes, commitments or break-offs you make will have magniﬁed consequences down the road. This is the month on which your life pivots. That said, don’t start anything new before Nov. 26. Deal with old or ongoing sexual, ﬁnancial and similar situations. (A former sexy one might return.) Relationships reach agreement Sunday. A mellow, loving mood ﬂows in Wednesday/Thursday. Be ambitious late week. Taurus April 20-May 20: Remember, start nothing before Nov. 26: stick with former or ongoing people, projects. That includes relationships, contracts, negotiations, relocation, dealings with the public and advertising – and agent contacts. In the meantime, a former relationship, relocation opportunity, negotiation, etc., might reappear (especially Monday/Tuesday). Trust your instincts on this – if this link was good “back then,” good again: if bad, bad again. Mysteries, opportunities and a sexy person ﬁll midweek. Love of a gentle kind ﬂows over you Friday/Saturday. Work, co-workers are pleasant. Gemini May 21-June 20: Start nothing new before Nov. 26 – especially in work, machinery, with dependents and health. DO NOT buy machinery. A former (incomplete) chore – or work role – might return (all month, but particularly Monday/Tuesday). Perhaps a repair must be redone. A former co-worker or lover might return – the lover’s not beneﬁcial. Sunday’s romantic: express your feelings. Relationships, opportunities and fresh horizons ﬁll Wednesday/ Thursday – but only leap if these are “old new” not brand new. Sexy urges and “ﬁnancial signiﬁcance” arrive Friday/Saturday – research, dig deep.
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Cancer June 21-July 22: The accent lies on romance, creative urges, beauty, charming children and speculative luck (all highlighted Monday/ Tuesday). But don’t start anything new in any zone. An old romance or former creative project might return – if so, judge it on its own merits. Why was it abandoned in the ﬁrst place? Sunday’s for home, kids – all’s ﬁne. Midweek brings chores, health matters (both lightly) – charge ahead in practical matters, dispose of piles of routine tasks. Relationships excite, opportunities surge, and cobwebs dissolve Friday/ Saturday. True love’s possible: but no one new. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Start nothing new before Nov. 26 – especially in areas of domesticity, real estate, children, security, pension programs, gardening and nutrition. (These are highlighted Monday/Tuesday, but pick up and march ahead with old, former projects – e.g., those stones you haven’t moved in the garden – or ongoing ones. Plant nothing, buy nothing signiﬁcant.) Wednesday/Thursday bring romantic notions, earthly beauty and pleasure. (But don’t ask someone new for a date.) Chores, health concerns and dependents ﬁll Friday/Saturday. If a former realty bargain resurfaces, hook it. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Start nothing new (and buy nothing signiﬁcant) before Nov. 26, especially in communications, travel, reports, paperwork, applications, distribution. In these, mistakes and delays can occur. An application submitted now will tend to be buried and forgotten by the recipient. Have a Plan B, re-check wallet, credit cards, supplies, itinerary, etc. Make a list before doing errands. Sunday favours you in money areas. Paperwork, travel and communications are highlighted Monday/Tuesday. Stick close to home, security position midweek. Romance, pleasure, “winning” Friday/Saturday!
REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420
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1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367 EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
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
Need a New Place? LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578
S. Surrey/ White Rock
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376 RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
6008-26 REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $414,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on http://propertyguys.com/propert y/index/id/69236 PRICE Reduced Abbotsford 35014 HIGH DRIVE 2400 sq.ft. 5 bed, 2.5 bath, incl. in-law suite. Private back yard. $380,000 obo. (250) 702-3415
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
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Money remains the top topic. Make as much as you can – without, however, starting new projects nor seeking new clients. (Clients gained before late November would become a real headache in future – not their fault!) Start nothing new or signiﬁcant before Nov. 26. Former money sources (or old bills you owe) are likely to resurface. Your talents shine Sunday. Money, earning, selling and sensual attractions highlight Monday/Tuesday. Do errands, travel, or communicate midweek – but watch mistakes; make a list. Head for home Friday/ Saturday: relax, repair home and relations. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your energy, charisma and optimism remain high; others are attracted. But “effective” might be the missing quality, as you will ﬁnd it hard to advance ongoing ventures, and even harder to successfully start new ones. Stick to the old and ongoing until Nov. 26. A former (abandoned) ﬁnancial, investigative, sexual or health matter might return: if this was good then, it is now; if bad, bad now. Rest, contemplate Sunday. You impress others Monday/Tuesday. Chase money (not new money ventures) Wednesday/Thursday. Buy nothing important. Late week is busy but not hugely important. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Continue to rest, retreat, contemplate – be spiritual, charitable. Start nothing new before Nov. 26. Instead, protect ongoing projects from mistakes, missed appointments, etc. A former acquaintance might reappear: this person might offer you some shelter or solace, but otherwise is not a good one for you to hang any hopes on, especially love hopes. Sunday’s for optimism and entertainment. Avoid competition Monday/Tuesday. Your energy and charisma return somewhat midweek – get things done! (But don’t start the new.) Chase money Friday/Saturday. Buy nothing important.
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WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
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Nov. 11 - 17, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Start nothing new before Nov. 26. Instead, stay with ongoing projects, ventures and relationships, or welcome those that return from the past. A former ﬁne group of friends, a light, playful lover, or a past venture (it always made you feel hopeful) might reappear. Judge the former venture on its own merits. DON’T indulge in planning sessions now – even those returning from the past will fall into confusion. Be ambitious Sunday. Playfulness, optimism and social delights ﬁll Monday/Tuesday. Retreat midweek for a breather. Your energy and charisma soar Friday/Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The accent remains on ambition, career, prestige relations, reputation and dealings with authorities, parents and the boss. Remain ambitious, but realize new starts are likely to go awry. Even ongoing situations hold some delays, mistakes and misunderstandings. Be gentle, humorous, and patient. Start nothing important before Nov. 26. Sunday’s wise, loving. That ambition stuff strikes Monday/Tuesday – all’s ﬁne, just DO NOT be fooled by money fantasies. A former career role or boss might return. Happiness visits you midweek! Retreat, rest, contemplate Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your mind floats to rarified levels this week, especially Monday/Tuesday. Legal, educational, far travel, cultural, love and intellectual pursuits fascinate you now. Remember: start nothing new before Nov. 26. You might stumble across something you wrote or filmed long ago. My advice: don’t resurrect it, as you could muddle its message even more. However, a chance to revisit a foreign shore, to visit your old campus, or speak with an old flame, should be grabbed. Sunday’s mysterious. Be ambitious midweek. Happiness, optimism and social joys arrive Friday/Saturday. firstname.lastname@example.org
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NICE FAMILY HOME South facing 3861 sq ft custom home (6028 sq ft lot) in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey... 6 bedrooms, den/study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Large master bedroom has a BIG walkin closet, and beautiful mountain views. Neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. In-house vacuum system. In-law suite downstairs has 2 bedrooms, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room. Landscaped garden, private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 3 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Complex (ice rink & pool) is a 2 min drive. 16939 - 84 Ave, Surrey. REDUCED to $679,800 Call 778-227-6253
West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912
4 BDRM 3 bth 2300 sq ft finished living area. Backs onto K-12 Unity Christian School. $360,900. Call 604-701-1820 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149592
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AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
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AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
ALDERGROVE, 710 sq ft, 2 bdrm mobile home with nice addition. Rear deck, yard and storage shed only $25,000. Call 604-607-0519 see Propertyguys.com ID 76519
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WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043
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W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
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22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544 NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, executive estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bdrms, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, board-fenced $1,498K Call 604-880-0462 see PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562 NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see uSELLaHOME.com id5361
BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 PropertyGuys.com id: 77100
SOUTH LANGLEY double-wide mobile home, 1152 sq ft. 2 bdrms, wheelchair access, Club house & gym in park. $73,500. Call 604-533-3149 PropertyGuys.com ID 76149
OPEN HOUSE SAT 2-4 7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $599,000 Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604 SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $819,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
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WALNUT GROVE, excellent neighbourhood, beautifully updated, 3605 sq ft, 5 bdrms, 3.5 bth $719,900. Call 604-888-5394. PropertyGuys.com id:76394
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
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CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
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RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
56 AVE Langley – 2 bdrm condo. SOLD by Owner using PropertyGuys.com. Saved Commission – You can too. Call Rod 604-626-6027: PropertyGuys.com
VENDOR FINANCING @2.95% 900sf shop, sub dividable 1.213 acre + Superior 3357sf – Energy Efficient home c/w legal coach house suite – Little Mountain $799,500 604-792-5063 see uSELLaHOME.com id5620
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6020-08 6 BDRM 4 bth, 4294 sq ft home w/ legal suite. Situated on lge lot with unbelieveable view. Many new upgrades & special features. $566,900. Call 604-751-1465 PropertyGuys.com ID#149399
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OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628
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LINDELL BEACH - Cultus Lake 2 bd, 2 bth, extensively reno’d 1905 sq ft home. Asking below assessed value $495,000. 604-716-4258 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149728
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PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
6052 NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
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1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376
1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
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Houses - Rent
3 BR, 2 bath, rancher, 5 appl, 9055 Dayton, Immed, $1,450 Ref’s 604-240-5322 4 BR, 2.5 bath, 1 garage, Gilbert Cr. nr school, ns, np, avail Dec 1 $2000+utils. 604-275-2629
9555 KILBY Dr, new reno, 5B, 2.5Ba, 2,850sf, lease, no pet, no smoking, rent $2,800 now, call Eric (604)723-7368 BRIGHOUSE, Complete reno, 4 br, 2 ba, new kitchen, baths, flrs, Avail now $2000. 778-888-3212
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2 BDRM ste in new hm, ns/np, 4800 blk Westminster Hwy, nov1 604-276-1875 604-220-1764
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525
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2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
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2008 Chrysler Sebring Automatic 32,400 kms. Grannie summer driven. No accidents. Reduced price! $13,900. Call: (604) 820-1002 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
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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
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
RMD 3 bdrms, 1.5 bath, 2 prkg, Francis & # 1 area, ns, np, $1550/mo, Immed 604-230-4778
2 BDRM bsmt ste, spacious, Nr #4 & Francis, cls to amen, $850 incl utils, n/s n/p, 604-754-5979
2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm 1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
3BDRM /2.5 BATH Terra Nova townhouse corner unit, walk to school & amenities. $1,920/mo, start Dec 1. Call (778) 869-8965
2002 Honda CR-V EX Automatic 33,000 kms. One driver, excellent condition, no accidents, Dealer maintained, receipts available. New front brakes. $11,700. 604-732-3190
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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! $82,980. 604-781-7614. 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
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1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460
2004 Nissan Murano SE AWD 200,000 kms, Excel Cond, Leather, Sunroof, Power seats. $9,500. 604-897-3540.
2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: email@example.com
2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390
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
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557
2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283
2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543
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
2010 BMW 328XI, AWD, loaded, metallic black sapphire with black interior colour, never smoked in, no accidents, auto steptronic $29,900. 604-821-0440, 778-242-5503 Serviced at Brian Jessel BMW
2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235. 2002 C240 Benz, 4dr, auto, silver/ blk leather, lady driven, 280K, excl cond, $4500. 778 893-8151
2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179
2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634
2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010
Sports & Imports
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051 1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $3000 obo, 604-946-8862
2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891 1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495
REDUCED MUST SELL!! $15,800 2009 Volkswagen BEETLE/BUG. light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
1998 FORD Windstar, winterized, well maintained, $2350 obo, 604-943-8140, 778-828-8193
2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725 2003 Dodge Caravan 173,000 kms Well maintained. Pwr Pkg, AC, CD. $3,500 (604) 946-9254
2003 FORD Windstar, exc condition, 1 owner, blue, loaded, 102K, $6000, 604-244-7114
2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486 2008 SUZUKI Swift, $5995. Stock# AB10272, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
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
1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478
1995 FLEETWOOD Coronado, low miles, new tires, ready for the Sun! excellent cond. $11,950 obo, Call 778-822-2475
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 1998 SLUMBER queen 7.6’ Import camper 520 kg, new propane 2011, folding alum steps & hand rail, 3 brn stove, porta potti, forced air furn, hyd jacks - hold downs, pressure 50 ltr water/ 3 way fridge/freezer. Will fit short box p/u or import. Excl cond $4500 obo. Ph 604-858-5624 Chwk
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426 2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2007 VOLKSWAGEN City Jetta, $5995. Stock# V12762A, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
2006 SATURN Ion, $5995. Stock# K12438A, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331 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
24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961
2010 VW Tourag, 39km, touch screen nav, leather, luxury pkg, trailer hitch, moon roof, push button start, very clean, no acc, $43,000 obo, call 604-351-5631
NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
2002 BMW 525i Agent maintained, 200,000km. Fully loaded, exc cond. $7K (778) 991-4001
2005 SATURN Vue, $6995. Stock# V12275A. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $69,000. Ph 604 795-9967
“We all live in a yellow submarine.” (The Beatles)
2003 NEWMAR Dutch Star, 3 slides, 39’, 65,000mi, full paint freight liner Chassis, 330 Cat engine. Computer desk, solid desk oak cabinets. $73,500. Ph 604-846-5046 Chwk 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688
2005 40’ Vectra Cummings Diesel Pusher,Freightliner Evolution Chasis,air ride & independant front suspetion,tow package, 33610 mi.3 slides auto everything-awnings,levelling jacks,sunvisors,floor cover, retactable cord & hose etc. Air (Jake) brakes,King sleep # bed, Washer/Dryer, Lge slide out storage. Heated storage, $119,900, 778 835-3455.
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com
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2010 MITSUBISHI Lancer, $10,995 Stock# AB10249A. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $58,000 604-948-5048
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The Richmond News November 9. 2012 A35
Dueck Richmond’s Vehicle Superstore!
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
SHOP 24/7 AT www.dueckgm.com
2010 BUICK LUCERNE CXL LOADED 72865A $20,980
2011 CHEV EQUINOX $22,980
LIKE NEW, ONLY 18K, 728353A
2009 UPLANDER $15,980
LIKE NEW, 34,000KMS 72857A
2003 PONTIAC SUNFIRE ONLY 85,000K 72756A $5,980
2011 CAMRY LE
2002 GMC ENVOY $9,980
2007 SATURN SKY CONV. 5SP., LOADED 72799A $18,980
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2005 CHEVY OPTRA $6,980
2006 JEEP COMMANDER LTD 2005 CHEVY MALIBU MAX $19,980 RARE, 72800A $8,980
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2012 VW JETTA
2011 YUKON DENALI 72555A $56,980
2011 TOYOTA CAMRY LOADED 72885A CALL FOR DETAILS
2009 BENZ C300 4MATIC LOADED 72816A $32,980
2008 CHEVY AVALANCHE $27,980
2012 CHEVY TAHOE LT LOADED, 32K 72835A $46,980
2007 CHRYSLER 300C $18,980
HEMI, 68,000KMS, MINT 72869A
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2007 VW JETTA $10,980
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2006 CADILLAC CTS $18,980
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Not all models exactly as shown.
A36 November 9, 2012 The Richmond News TURN THE PAGE FOR
Richmond’s Vehicle Superstore!
“It’s Dueck’s 2012 Model year wrap up and I’m personally lowering all prices to clear out inventory! If you ﬁnd a lower price call me and I will beat it guaranteed!”
-Greg Keith V.P GM
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
New 2012 Chevy Orlando LT
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New 2012 Chevy Sonic LS
New 2013 Chevy Spark
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For 48 Mo
For 84 Mo**
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$ Stk. #2TE1473
New 2012 Chevy Cruze LS
New 2012 Chevy Terrain
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For 84 Mo**
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