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Mayor Malcolm Brodie pulls loaves of bread from the cob oven at Terra Nova Rural Park. The park has just received its sixth award, this time from the World Leisure Organization. The tray is held by Sharing Farm’s Karen Dar Woon. See page 4 for the story.

Calling for a cull The overpopulation of snow geese this winter has caused Coun. Harold Steves to seek a mass cull, as the geese leave areas muddy and devoid of vegetation.

Sour smell of success wafts over city Sheer volume of food scraps causing foul odours BY ALAN CAMPBELL

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It seems like, for the time being at least, Richmond is paying the price for the success of the entire Lower Mainland’s food waste recycling programs. Such is the volume of food scraps and organic waste pouring into the composting facility in East Richmond, near No. 7 and Blundell roads, that foul fermenting stenches have drifted over large parts of the city for several months. Metro Vancouver has been fielding wafts of complaints from ticked-off Richmondites, wondering where the smell is coming from, what it is and if it’s going to go away. The regional body, which is responsible for air quality, confirmed on Tuesday that the majority of the complaints have been traced back to the Richmond facility, which is run by Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre and owned by Harvest Power. And such is the potency of the stench, Metro Vancouver may take a second look at what people are allowed to put in their organic waste bins for collection. Harvest Power also confirmed to the News that part of the problem has been the unexpected volume of food waste arriving at the plant from new or recent door-to-door collection programs across the region.

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However, staff from Metro Vancouver have been working for several weeks with their counterparts at the facility to come up with a plan to keep the stench to a minimum. “The volume (of food waste) increased more quickly than expected,” read a statement from Oregon-based Harvest Power. “We are proud of the community’s commitment to recycling. We are working diligently to meet the needs of the community.” Harvest Power has also released a dedicated hotline for residential complaints about odours and other matters — 604836-8387. Metro Vancouver’s environment enforcement manager, Ray Robb, told the News it’s now working closely with the facility to reduce the frequency and strength of the odour. “As the volume (of food scraps) have gone up, the odours have become more extensive across wider areas,” said Robb. “We’re working with the company right now, looking at containing the odour better, which is a fermenting smell that seems to travel across longer distances.” Robb said the bio-filters in the processing plant “could be doing a better job” and that enclosing parts of the screening process would go a long way to dealing with the odours. see Metro Vancouver page 4

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Canuck legends, Lafleur to join oval Hockey Day City council agreed Monday to pay $76,500 ($58,000 from the major events provision and $18,500 from the current operating budget) to host the event, while $22,500 will come from the oval’s budget, which the city contributes heavily to. The remaining $69,000 needed to put the event on is expected to come from external sources, such as ticket and sponsorship revenues. Other attractions on the day, which will be broadcast nationally on CBC, will include a road hockey tournament on the oval’s riverfront plaza, a special appearance by Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur. Richmond Celebrates Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada takes place Feb. 9, 2013.

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The second Richmond Celebrates Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada has been set for the new Family Day holiday next February. The extravaganza of “all things hockey” at the Olympic oval will this year feature a ticketed hockey game involving Vancouver Canucks alumni from their famous 1994 Stanley Cup playoff run. Estimated to cost around $168,000 to put on — less than last year’s $209,000 — the Hockey Day in Canada event will also have interactive ball hockey, table hockey, floor hockey and road hockey for the expected 16,000 crowd.

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At last year’s Richmond Celebrates Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, Coun. Harold Steves participated in the ball hockey game.

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Council urged to delay fin ban till after court decision BY ALAN CAMPBELL

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Each winter tens of thousands of white snow geese descend upon western Richmond. With a cacophony of honking, they root through local schoolyards and parks leaving the areas devoid of vegetation but full of mud and feces. The increasing population has longtime Richmond Coun. Harold Steves calling for a cull of the waterfowl. While he supports a new program to train volunteers and their dogs to chase geese away from public lands, he said it won’t do much more than move the birds from one field to another. Steves originally called for the cull 10 years ago, before the geese moved inland from Sturgeon Banks, the 8,700-hectare estuary to the west of Richmond. At the time, he said, he was roundly criticized for supporting killing the birds. “I have a report from 1972 when there were 20,000 snow geese in the Fraser River estuary,” he said. “When I was calling for the cull there were 80,000 snow geese. Last year, there were 100,000.” This year, he predicted, there could be as many as 120,000. Richmond is planning to train a limited number of volunteers and their

The City of Richmond may wait until a legal challenge is cleared up in Toronto before deciding on whether to ban shark fin products. City staff — who were tasked by council two months ago to investigate the possibility of a ban — advised councillors Monday that it might be best to hang fire until an Ontario judge issues a verdict. A pro-shark fin group from the local Chinese Canadian community, called the Fair and Responsible Governance Alliance, filed a suit against Toronto’s shark fin ban. The case was heard earlier this month and a judgment has still to be made. Earlier this year, Anthony Marr, of the Vancouver Animal Defense League, asked the City of Richmond to ban shark fin, considered a Chinese delicacy, usually used in soup. The city agreed to look into a ban, but since then, the B.C. Asian Restaurant and Cafe Owners Association’s David Chung, who owns the Jade Seafood restaurant in Richmond, has threatened legal action. He was backed last month by Richmond MP Alice Wong who, in front of Chinese language media only, sat down to a bowl of shark fin soup, adding that the matter is a federal responsibility and any ban would be culturally insensitive. City spokesperson Ted Townsend told the News the city is continuing to do its own research and have discussions with the City of Vancouver, which is also drafting a ban. A report could be in front of council “fairly quickly” once the Toronto judge has made his decision, he added. For the full story, visit www.richmond-news.com.

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The increasing snow geese population has Coun. Harold Steves calling for a cull. medium-to large-sized dogs to harass geese starting this month and continuing to April. Volunteers will be trained professionally, assigned to a specific park or field, and given an identifying vest to wear. They will work at their convenience from 4 p.m. to dusk Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to dusk on weekends. Steves said part of the reason for the increasing number of geese has to do with global warming. With more snow melting earlier on the birds’ summer nesting area on Wrangel Island, a Russian territory in the Arctic Ocean, the geese have used the expanding breeding ground to produce more offspring. For the full story, visit www.richmond-news.com.

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News Youth’s leg shot Accused know as ‘God’: Teen Terra Nova in drive-by bags No. 6 BY KEITH FRASER The Province

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Martin Tremblay was known to the young girls who partied at his house as their “street dad” or “God,” a teenage girl testified Monday. The Richmond man has pleaded not guilty to two counts of criminal negligence causing death in connection with the drug and alcohol overdose deaths of two teens, Kayla Lalonde and Martha Jackson, following a night of partying. The witness, who cannot be identified due to a publication ban, said Tremblay was known to her as God and to Lalonde as her street dad. The teen, who was dating Lalonde at the time of her death in March 2010, said Tremblay would pick up the girls and take them to his Richmond home, where he supplied hard liquor, including vodka and whisky. Tremblay, a serial sex offender, also gave one of the girls a heart

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her and asked to meet her and told her that Kayla Lalonde had left and he didn’t know where she was, the witness said. “He said if anyone asked where we got the (alcohol) to tell them it wasn’t from him.” She testified that after leaving Tremblay, she learned that Lalonde and Jackson were dead, and spoke to him by phone later in the day, telling him that the girls were dead. “He started crying. I said I would be there for him and if he needed anything, I would help...” The Crown’s theory is that Tremblay did little to help the girls and showed a wanton and reckless disregard for their lives. Prosecutors allege Tremblay took Lalonde in a vehicle and drove her to a location in Burnaby where her body was left on the roadside. She died later. Seven hours later, paramedics arrived at Tremblay’s home, but could not revive Jackson. ❚ Full story at www.richmondnews.com.

Metro Vancouver: Might change what gets recycled Continued from page 1 “(The company) are being asked to do a better job preventing the odours’ formation, the collection of the odours and the treatment of the odours.” Robb said Metro Vancouver will be meeting frequently with the company to “encourage” them to do more. “We might look, longer term, at restricting some of the materials that are going into the program,” he added. “We want to keep encouraging people to recycle their food waste, but we may change what can go in there.” Harvest Power said it was “absolutely committed to dealing with this issue,” and sees the issue as a “temporary problem that we can fully resolve.” It says it’s “actively addressing the odours” through such measures as: Increasing and upgrading the facility’s bio-filter capacity; implementation of a facilitywide emission audit program; installation of additional odour control technology and modeling; regularly checking on air quality downwind from the facility as a quality control practice; and opening a new digester that will be used to process food waste indoors. It also recently finished enclosing the screening area. “The most significant addition is an anaerobic digestion facility that recently came online that will divert odourous material into a closed air system,” the company’s statement read. In addition, they will unveil a new visitor’s centre in the spring, designed to provide information to, and get feedback from, their neighbours and the public so they can “continue to deal with any issues.”

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Rural park given innovation nod The tally now sits at six — and who’s to say there’s not more to come. Terra Nova Rural Park has its sixth award, this time it was the Innovation Award from the World Leisure Organization. The city has received six major awards since 2007 for the innovative park, including provincial, national and international honours. “This is a tremendous honour for Richmond and the community partners who work with us in Terra Nova Rural Park as it recognizes what a special place that, together, we have created in Terra Nova Rural Park,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “Terra Nova is more than just a park; it’s a community gathering place where history and nature come together with modern-day programs that ensure our city continues to be a great place to live now and in the future.” Founded in 1952, the World Leisure Organization is a world-wide, non-governmental association of persons and organizations dedicated to discovering and fostering those conditions best permitting leisure to serve as a force for human growth, development and well-being. Richmond was honoured along other local governments and organizations from all over the globe, which have found innovative ways to engage their communities in healthy and meaningful leisure activities. Some of the community partners active in Terra Nova Rural Park include the Richmond Sharing Farm, the Terra Nova Schoolyard Society, the Richmond Food Security Society, the Richmond Nature Park Society and the Kwantlen Farm School. The city is continuing restoration of a number of heritage facilities within the park.


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Richmond City Council approved a new Official Community Plan (OCP) at a public hearing on Monday evening. With the title, “Moving Towards Sustainability”, the new OCP sets the framework for Richmond’s future development to 2041. This new plan prepares Richmond for the next 30 years of development, providing a plan for sustainable growth. According to the city, the updated plan includes targets for Richmond’s population to grow from almost 200,000 to 280,000 by 2041, by allowing increased density in selected areas, while protecting existing single-family neighbourhoods, farmland and environmentally sensitive areas. Other significant new measures include steps to support Richmond’s aging population, plans to reduce reliance on the vehicle for local transportation and supporting the city’s commitments to combat climate change. The new OCP was approved in a unanimous 7-0 vote, with two members of council, Derek Dang and Evelina Halsey-Brandt, absent. The city last updated its OCP in 1999. The new 2041 OCP Update was prepared with the extensive participation of residents, business owners and stakeholders.

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tives through playback theatre — where they act out the shared experience with other possible resolutions. “It’s surprising how many students really do open up and share,” said Pawson. “We were at a school a week ago, and one student shared his story about being bullied. Even though he broke down a little, he said he felt relief and hope in the end.” Students’ stories often extend past the schoolyard, from being bullied by family members to contemplating suicide or mourning the loss of a friend who committed the act. Many of the students approach the members after a workshop and continue to keep in touch with them. Some even decide to join the group. “We want the youth to feel empowered, and we do that by providing youth models,” said Pawson. “I hope people can see that youth and individuals can make a difference. People don’t have to suffer and be lonely. All it takes is the power of one — one person who befriends someone.” Directed and produced by one of the trainers Ana Carrizales, the documentary switches from visuals of the troupe performing for classes to interviews with the members and students about the experience. A Q&A with Pawson, Carrizales and the troupe members will follow the screening and Pawson hopes to open the dialogue to the audience.

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City Board Request for Expressions of Interest (4753 EOI) Supply, Install and Operate a Sanitary Dump Station The City has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified vendors to install, own and operate a sanitary dump station within the City. The construction of a sanitary dump station will allow recreational type vehicles (RVs) equipped with holding tanks the ability to discharge the wastewater into an approved system, expanding the number of services Richmond offers and increasing its reputation as a destination City. The full Request for Expressions of Interest document can be found on BC Bid or on the City’s website at www.richmond.ca/busdev/tenders/currentproposals.htm. The submission deadline is Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. All questions about this Request for Expressions of Interest may be directed to the attention of Kerry Lynne Gillis at purchasing@richmond.ca. City of Richmond | 6911 No. 3 Rd. Richmond BC V6Y 2C1 | Tel: 604-276-4000

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The RCMP is insisting it’s good value for money when it comes to providing a police service to the City of Richmond. Referring to a 31-page report which was made public after the News’ deadline on Thursday, the Mounties’ Insp. Ted De Jager, of the E-Division headquarters, pointed out that Richmond currently spends less per citizen on policing compared to cities with independent municipal police services. It was further pointed out that, from 2001 to 2010, the per capita policing cost of the Richmond RCMP was 34 per cent below its independent municipal police service peer group. And, for the same period, the cost per Richmond RCMP member was six per cent below the independent municipal police service peer group. De Jager added that RCMP member salaries increased by just six per cent from 2008 to 2012, whereas salaries increased by 14 per cent in the independent municipal police service peer group. In a move instigated by a long-term disdain for the RCMP’s “lack of accountability,” city council’s community safety committee asked staff Wednesday to drill down the numbers on setting up an independent police department. Prior to Wednesday’s meeting, city staff wanted to see and analyze the RCMP report, before offering their views to committee. However, the city didn’t receive the report until last Friday. City council had instructed staff to begin gathering information on the possibility of policing alternatives in June. It’s not clear exactly when the RCMP was asked to contribute, with the city only saying it made the request, “earlier this year.”

Nevertheless, the city did move closer this week to setting up its own police force, while sliding away from a joint deal with the VPD. The independent option — one of five presented to councillors by staff — included outsourcing specialized services to other policing agencies, such as the RCMP’s homicide investigation team. Although commending the local RCMP detachment for the excellent service it provides, Mayor Malcolm Brodie and other council members reiterated that the costs and service standards are just two of the factors at play. Brodie successfully tabled a motion asking staff to closer examine the finances for the aforementioned option; in particular the pricey transition costs estimated between $20 million and $36 million. Staff were also asked to come back with an analysis and comment on an RCMP report which, according to the Mounties, justifies why they’re good value for money. Staff will also consider in greater depth whether there is any actual prospect of a regional police force being supported and spearheaded by the province. Finally, the committee want staff to invite the mayor of Esquimalt to come talk to council about that city’s reportedly negative experience of breaking away from the Mounties. The option of setting up a joint force with Vancouver is still on the table — along with sticking with the RCMP, a totally independent and self-sufficient force or a subregional force. Committee members, however, seemed to favour Richmond having its own police department (with external specialized services), a move estimated on the side of caution by staff as costing $1.6 million to $3.2 million more a year to run that paying for the RCMP.

Is that your bike or guitar? Are you missing a Pinarello bicycle or a black Ibanez guitar? If so, take a look at these pictures. In March of 2011, Richmond RCMP began an investigation into a break and enter at a local business. Property was seized during the course of the investigation and must now be disposed of as the case has been successfully concluded in court. Two items seized were a black Ibanez guitar of unknown value and a Pinarello carbon fibre bicycle, valued at approximately $3,000. Investigators have taken all necessary steps to locate the rightful owners without any success. If the guitar or bicycle pictured belong to you, contact Const. Penney at 604-278-1212.

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ne has to feel for Premier Christy Clark, no matter what one’s political affiliations may be. In one week she was faced with a former Liberal MLA, John van Dongen, yet again, demanding an investigation into the 2003 sale of B.C. Rail, this time focusing on Clark’s reputed role in the sale, or her attendance during discussions on the sale. The conflict charge arises out of her brother’s and ex-husband’s connections to the sale at the time. She said she was glad to “put a fork” into the allegations. But we think she’d rather put a fork into some of her critics’ eyes. And then her sincere and important work on anti-bullying is somewhat overshadowed when the mother of Amanda Todd is told she cannot attend the bullying forum — even as an observer — even though other parents who have lost children to suicide are at the event. The rationale is that her appearance, given the recent suicide of her daughter, may upset some younger people at the event. It’s a debatable rationale — but even if it was a solid rationale — the way it was handled was clumsy and insensitive. And then, to top it off, more leaked correspondence from the Burnaby Hospital’s citizen consultation committee paints a picture of calculating and out-of-touch Liberal insiders more intent on spinning than fixing health care in the city. Meanwhile, over in the NDP camp, Adrian Dix watches as Mike Farnworth shares more damning correspondence from the committee. Dix doesn’t even comment on the brouhaha seemingly too busy making friends with the business community and allaying their fears to be bothered to either get, or appear, negative. All this during the week that is exactly six months before the next provincial election. Perhaps, Clark is saying, “It can’t get worse, can it?”

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The Editor, Re: “Serving across religious nets,” News, Nov. 16. Although I applaud the efforts of the Richmond Jewish Day School, Cornerstone Christian Academy and Az-Zahraa Islamic Academy in their attempt to promote an understanding and respect for other cultures and religions through the organizing of a friendly volleyball tournament, one comment struck me as rather odd. The principal of the Richmond Jewish Day School was quoted as saying, “When was the last time a Muslim kid talked to a Jewish kid or a Christian kid?” It happens every single day in my school. It’s called public education. Students in my Grade 7 classroom interact on a daily basis with classmates who practice different religions, speak different languages in the home and who present a variety of abilities and needs, both physical and intellectual. Our students develop an understanding and tolerance of others. Over the past few years I have had students who speak Tagalog, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Farsi, Vietnamese, Italian, Somali, Hebrew, Arabic, French and Spanish, among others. We are all the better for having had the opportunity to work and play alongside one another. I fail to see how sending your child to be educated in isolation from the realities of our community, and world, is helpful in developing a sense of community, or an understanding of others. It is a disservice to them. Jamie Tolman Richmond

Leaders can learn from past NDP mistakes A new book on a pivotal time in B.C. history is an excellent guide for how a government can ensure it won’t survive, no matter how good its intentions. And even though the book is about the NDP government of the 1970s, one assumes current NDP leader Adrian Dix realizes it contains lessons he won’t want to repeat if he forms government next spring. The Art of the Impossible: Dave Barrett and the NDP in Power 1972-1975 paints a picture of a government on a frantic roller coaster ride, eager to fulfill ambitions that had lingered for decades and wanting to do so as quickly as possible. The authors, Rod Mickleburgh and Geoff Meggs, provide a sympathetic account of Barrett’s wild ride. While mindful of the historic legacy of his government, they don’t sugarcoat the sense of near-chaos, poor planning and lack of strategy that ultimately doomed Barrett’s administration. There’s no question the NDP government of the 1970s established a rich and enduring legacy of landmark legislation that changed B.C. for the better in so many areas of society. But in their rush to do so much, they made many missteps. The Barrett government picked fights everywhere, including with their own supporters, many of whom were blind to the realities of government

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and what it took to get reelected. And Barrett contributed in a great way to the polarization of B.C. politics, which ultimately worked against him and the NDP in the years following. After his defeat in 1975, Barrett fought two more elections against Social Credit premier Bill Bennett and lost each time. Polarization pitted the NDP against a larger pool of voters united against them, thus ensuring their loss. The Art of the Impossible also shows how much B.C.’s political culture has changed since the time it covers, and here is where the lessons come in. First, the organized labour movement is a shadow of its former self. Barrett had to deal with powerful private sector union leaders who threatened to bring down his government after he legislated more than 50,000 striking workers back on the job. In fact, it can be argued much of that labour movement deserted the NDP in the 1975 election, which was akin to cutting their nose to spite their face, as the Social Credit government was far less friendly to its interests.

But labour no longer has that kind of political might. Much of its power now resides among public sector unions, more narrowly focused on their own plight. This removes a potential headache for Dix should he become premier. Another thing that jumps out of The Art of the Impossible is how the forest industry has also almost disappeared from the political arena. Back then, of course, forestry was the dominant industry in this province and even talk of work stoppages in it were huge events. Today, the industry has suffered thousands of job losses and simply doesn’t have the financial or political clout that played such a prominent role before. Neither Dix nor Clark shows any signs of emulating Barrett’s approach to governing. Dix keeps stressing he has a “modest” agenda for government, and has repeatedly said he doesn’t intend to bring in a lot of legislation. As for Clark, she seems genuinely disinterested (if not contemptuous) of the legislature. But she is also trying to polarize everything, to make the choice next May a stark one between left and right with nothing in the middle. It is Clark who is behaving more like Barrett. Ah, such are the ironies of B.C. politics! Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC.


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Letters Leave snow geese alone Thank you for the tire help Open letter to mayor and councillors, Re: “Richmond councillor seeks mass snow geese cull,” Online, Nov. 19. Was Mr. Steeves referring to the Lifeforce campaign in the early ‘80s that led to a hunting ban in part of Richmond? If so, he also agreed that hunting was no longer compatible with other recreational activity in the area. Kids were playing near hunters, a dog was shot, wounded ducks were left to die, and kids were faced with bloodied dead ducks. In addition, hunters used graffiti to try to intimidate anti-hunters. Heck, hunters even shot at me when I was in a canoe using an air horn to keep ducks away

from hunters. It is somewhat surprising that anyone would want to destroy this annual gift of nature. It is a wonderful experience to see the thousands of migrating snow geese on their life journey. Tourists and residents flock to see them. Last year people enjoyed the snowy owls too. Who is really destroying farmland? The migrating geese or all of the development due to human overpopulation? I urge you to continue with humane, nonlethal methods when or if needed. Peter Hamilton Lifeforce, founding director

Cadets helped success of poppy fund The Editor, Re: “Cadets missing from poppy sales,” Letters, Nov. 14. The Royal Canadian Poppy Fund would like to enlighten Mr. Weston and others on the participation and hard work by the Richmond Cadet Corps during our Poppy Fund Campaign 2012. Our cadets were canvassing at Richmond malls and major businesses every weekend for a total of eight days from Oct. 26 to Nov. 10, regardless of the

very wet, cold weather conditions. The Richmond Cadet Corps is always a big asset to our Poppy Fund Drive every year. A special thank you to the Richmond Cadet Corps, as well as Richmond malls, business and all the volunteers who helped make our Poppy Fund Campaign 2012 a big success. Robert Young, Richmond Poppy Fund 2012, chairman

On Wednesday, after work, I drove to the garden shop on No. 6 Road to buy some winter pansies. I parked in their lot, went into a greenhouse to look at the flowers, and when I came out to back my car closer to the greenhouse, I saw that my back right tire was nearly flat. I froze. Where was the nearest gas station? How would I get there? I stopped one of the workers and pointed to my tire, and he said “Wait, we have air!” Meanwhile, I cleared the clutter on top of my spare tire and found the jack and the wrench. Two workers appeared with a huge air compressor, but by this time the tire was completely flat.

Before I knew it, the two men had my car jacked up and the spare tire on (the first time in eight years I’d used it). One of the workers directed me to Bridgeport Road, where there was a Cal Tire. I was unbelievably grateful, but the story gets better! Dan Titina, at Cal Tire, had my tire off, repaired and back on again in 20 minutes. Meanwhile, I got coffee, popcorn and an interesting conversation. Thank you to all of you Good Samaritans! I lost less than an hour of time, but I gained a world of respect for my good neighbours in Richmond. Gudrun Heckerott Richmond

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Though we think we are drives to school and story the teachers and it is our time. Every night, I would children who are growing, make up a new story, and they parenting is an endless growth would wake me up if I drifted experience. off in mid-sentence. In spite of my best intenI loved playing with them tions, I made mistakes. I did in the playground, riding the my best to be fair. I certainly train in Stanley Park and takHEALTHWISE didn’t want my middle child ing them to movies. to feel neglected as I had felt When she was a toddler, (even though I wasn’t neglected by my own my daughter would hop onto my lap during parents). the scary parts, and at the climax of every Recently, when my little niece showed me movie, she had to go to the washroom. her wiggly tooth, I recalled the tooth fairy When one of my sons was unable to recall leaving a dollar for each of my children’s the moment he was able to cycle without teeth, but I could recall fewer fairy visits for training wheels, it reminded me of a medical my middle child. I panicked. Had I neglected student I had mentored who forgot the excitehim in spite of my best efforts? ment of the first delivery he attended with I asked him, “Do you remember the Tooth me. Fairy giving you money for your teeth?” To me those moments remained vivid in “Only when I told you and mom,” he my memory and I was at first disappointed, answered. but I realized that the things we do for others That night, he produced a bottle of baby we do for them and not ourselves. It is giving teeth. forward. Though they may forget who taught When my kids would do things that irrithem, they still have learned. tated me, I soon realized that most of the All that we’ve learned has come from time they were reflecting aspects of my own countless teachers, and we owe a debt to personality — or my wife’s — that I had to many that cannot be repaid. When we can’t acknowledge and make peace with. give back, we give forward. Along with my patients, they were my My children have made me a more comgreat teachers in life. Our relationships passionate person. Every person is someone’s prompted me to be more attentive and mindchild, and I know how a parent loves a child ful, and they taught me to put their interests at every age and in every culture. above my own. Unlike my polite patients, Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician my kids would tell me when I was wrong or and writer. You can read his posts at davidiwhen they thought I was a goof. cuswong.wordpress.com. I cherish the rituals of our family dinners,

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Christmas arrives early this year: the BC SPCA Richmond Education & Adoption Centre is offering a 50 per cent discount on all feline adoption fees, encouraging residents to take care of kittens and adult cats in need for a warm home. The temporary reduction — running from Nov. 26 till Dec. 9 — is part of the promotional campaign

and kittens have still been coming in fast and furious through October and November.” When asked for the reason behind the pressing overpopulation issue, she referred to a lack of responsibility of pet owners. “A lot of people won’t spay or neuter their cats,” she said. “They’re getting the message when it

comes to dogs, but with cats, it’s still a huge problem.” As a result, many kittens are abandoned, increasing the number of free-roaming cats out on the streets. To solve the problem, the animals available for adoption at SPCA facilities have already been spayed and neutered. Moreover, they have

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This Saturday, get ready for a double Diamond musical performance. Veteran children’s musician Charlotte Diamond returns to the stage at Lansdowne Centre for her Family Holiday Delight Concert. And this year, she will be accompanied for the first time in concert by her son, Matthew Diamond. “Over the years he’s always been my webmaster, technician, and producer,” said Diamond, laughing. “There was just a turn of events that he started spending more time recently on the music side of things. When the opportunity came to add another member to my group it worked out really well.” While it may be the 37-year-old’s first time performing live, he and younger brother Thomas have previously starred as singers in numerous tracks like “Laundry Monster”, a song Diamond said she wrote in protest to the voluminous amounts of laundry the siblings created daily. The duo also co-wrote some of Diamond’s most well-known hits like “Slimy the Slug” and “Dicky Dinosaur”. Matthew Diamond will be lending his electric guitar and vocal talents as he, his mother and long-time keyboardist Bob Wishinski perform past favourites as well as two previously unreleased tracks — “Ti-U”, a song Diamond described as

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More questions from readers, more answers Pro football not online, free HD TV in a ‘shoebox’ and why you should beware of the dark side

Question: I love watching the NFL, but I can’t seem to find it online. I tried several networks and it seems like they want me to buy a package of unlimited watching for (only) $200! That’s a tad rich for just watching the odd game. Any thoughts?

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to buy a pricey annual subscription and home games in your area are stupidly blacked out. Sports programming remains a potential stumbling block in going cable free.

Q: I just read “Cutting the Cord, part 1” and wanted to bring your attention to a local webpage hdtv4free.info which gives loads of info on how to make a super simple antenna and get free HDTV. We get CTV, CBC (watched the Olympics in HD), Global, City TV, Omni (not HD) just with a tiny antenna. You should check it out because it’s the bees knees. I’m biased since the page belongs to my boyfriend, but, truly, it is filled with great info. He gets emails from people all over the world who have hooked themselves up with one of these antennas and been blown away by the free digital signals they could pick up. I love having the option of watching local TV in real-time. I generally watch things on the PC, which is plugged into the TV, and switch to the antenna (with a click of the remote) to watch the news or

Barry Shanko Answer: My own quick search couldn’t find anything for the NFL online either. I did find at least one site offering “free streaming” of televised NFL games and while these might work, I wouldn’t trust sites for “free” on the Internet that isn’t directly from the copyright holder. (See last question below.) The NFL seems to be the one major professional sports league that doesn’t have apps on consoles like the Playstation or Xbox where you can actually watch live games. In contrast, the NHL, MLB and NBA offer apps on several platforms and devices for on demand viewing with high quality high-definition video feeds. (The CBC runs live NHL games online for free in those years when there isn’t a lockout.) The kicker of course is that you have

“So You Think You Can Dance”. We stopped paying for cable TV three years ago and I can’t imagine ever going back. Alethea A: I looked at the site and am passing it on to our readers. It’s a well thoughtout and helpful guide with more information and expertise about antennas than I can provide here. I like the shoebox antenna and the instructions for building it — I’m a fan of the DIY approach when it comes to consumer tech. Speaking of websites, readers might want to check out TVFool.com and Antennaweb.org, both recently recommended during a recent Know How video podcast on the online TWiT network. The Canadian-based Digitalhome.ca also has an active forum on getting free HDTV with over the air reception. Q: When are you going to explore the dark side and write about illegal means of getting TV and movies from the Internet? Newsroom Colleague A: Not any time soon. Downloading copyrighted material without paying through filesharing methods such as BitTorrent is likely illegal in Canada,

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Jason Roberts, Lansdowne Centre general manager (left to right), Richmond News director of advertising Rob Akimow and Matt Pitcairn, Richmond Chamber of Commerce sport their Movember ’staches.

Contenders head into home stretch BY BENJAMIN YONG Special to the News

Entering the final stretch of the Richmond Moustache Challenge, things are getting mo’ hairy, indeed. Currently in fifth place out of eight local participants, Richmond News director of advertising Rob Akimow went on the defensive when asked for his assessment of the standings. “Yes, I’m getting my a** kicked, but I’m surprised guys with peach fuzz and ‘moustaches’ are doing better than me,” said Akimow, who is currently sporting what can only be described as a biker handlebar ‘stache gone feral. None of his challengers were safe. He wondered aloud whether John McGowan, fire chief at Richmond Fire-Rescue, was creeping out the local ladies while vacationing in Mexico; he said Dr. Kenneth Poon from the urology department at Richmond Hospital is just growing a regular beard, and

believes the fuzz on Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Matt “Babyface” Pitcairn looks better on the fruit. Perhaps his best comments were saved for Lansdowne Centre general manager Jason Roberts and leasing manager Jeff Pockett, who he called “The Magician” and Oddjob (from Goldfinger fame), respectively. With $1,000 raised so far, Akimow is hopeful there will be a last minute push to reach the donation goal of $3,000. And, to the collective relief of women everywhere (Pittcairn said his wife has told him he’s ruined every photograph taken in November), Richmond Fire-Rescue will be hosting a “Movember Shave-Off ” where local barbers will relieve the moustachio’d of their facial creations at city hall on Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Akimow advised readers to stay tuned for Friday’s Richmond News for a “special” update picture. Vote for your favourite ’stache at Lansdowne-centre.com/movember.

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Community

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Towards the end of the year, we’re often searching desperately for tax breaks. We’ll even take on unreasonable investment risk, often to the point of probable loss of capital, simply to avoid paying more taxes. WEALTH It’s time for a more rational alternative, but it calls for some contrarian thinking on where some of the best investments are. We are surrounded by priceless wealth in the non-profit community organizations and religious institutions that affect our lives daily. Our homeless are sheltered and fed, the distressed are counselled, the sick are comforted, worshipers are welcomed, single parent families are supported, those with debilitating circumstances are enabled and the cause for a safe and sustainable environment is championed. We can all understand that the real wealth in these organizations is immeasurable. However, money is about as essential as oxygen in their continued operation. Because governments are unable to provide all of these services, there is tax relief in supporting non-profit organizations who do. I’m suggesting here that charitable giving is a great way to invest in your community and reduce your taxes along the way. Unlike RRSP contributions and other tax deductions, the tax relief from charitable contributions comes in the form of a tax credit. What this means is that, rather than reduce your taxable income, you will receive a credit

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that reduces your total federal and provincial tax. The net result of this is that, regardless of what tax bracket you are in, you will receive a substantial tax refund to reward you for your generosity. If you are in the SMARTS lower 20.06 per cent or higher 43.7 per cent marginal tax brackets, you will effectively receive a 43.7 per cent refund on every dollar you donate. This assumes that you have already met the $200 minimum donation to qualify for this higher credit, that your taxable income is well over $11,354 and that you are donating no more than 75 per cent of your net income. Consider a person earning less than $37,013 who is in a 20.06 per cent marginal tax bracket. Every $1,000 contributed to an RRSP will generate a tax refund of $200.60. On the other hand, a charitable contribution will grant a tax credit that will return a $437 tax refund. Your earnings would need to exceed $132,406 before an RRSP contribution achieves the same tax reduction. The fact is that every one of us has an ability and responsibility to make a mark in this world, to leave a legacy. Making a generous charitable contribution to an organization that you care about is an extremely tax-effective way to lend a hand. The opinions expressed are those of Richard Vetter, BA, CFP, CLU, ChFC. Vetter is a certified financial planner and owner of WealthSmart Financial Group (www. wealthsmart.ca).

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inners and Losers is a staged conversation between long-time friends Marcus Youssef and James Long. They sit at a table and play a game they’ve made up; naming people, places or things like Tom Cruise, microwave ovens, or their fathers— and debate whether these things are winners or losers. As they try to win the game, their debate becomes very candid and very personal. Marcus Youssef, one of Winners and Losers’ playwrights, answered our questions.

Around Town Pianist and composer Raymond Chow will perform at the S.A.S Art Auction Concert on Friday, Nov. 23 at Richmond Fraserview Church, 11295 Mellis Drive. Special guest performer is guitarist Toby Beaulieu. The show runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and suggested donation is $15. Chow’s artwork can be viewed at www.raymondchow.com. For more information, contact Chow at 604-725-9959. The Richmond Public Library is offering an Interview Skills seminar on Friday, Nov. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the second floor program room at Brighouse branch, 7700 Minoru Gate. The program is free, but registration is required. It will cover interview questions, how managers hire and suggestions for salary negotiations. Presenter Magdalena Mot is an experienced career practitioner. For rmore information, contact 604-278-9811 ext. 6417, or email leeanne. smith@yourlibrary.ca. The Richmond Constituency Association of BC Conservatives will be holding a wine and cheese party on Friday, Nov. 23 at 6491 Swift Rd. Members and others are welcome. For more information, contact Rowena Ekstrom at 604-275-9576.

Who’s the better man? James Long & Marcus Youssef co-wrote and star in Winners & Losers, at Gateway Theatre in November. Photo: Simon Hayter

Q: What is Winners and Losers about? Marcus: It’s about how competition and class are part of everything we do, and how that affects our closest friendships, like it or not. Q: Why is including the characters’ economic backgrounds important? Marcus: Because we hardly ever talk about money in our personal lives, yet it’s the single most important social and political force in the world. How can we sort the current mess out if we can’t talk about money with our closest friends? But it’s hard to do. Q: Why should people come see this play? What makes it a winner? Marcus: It’s funny and it’s really honest. It doesn’t feel like fake, ordinary theatre. It’s about something. And we’re really, really, really good looking. Jamie in particular. And I don’t look a day over 29. Q: What do you hope audiences take away after seeing it? Marcus: I hope they’ve had a good time, and laughed a fair bit, and also witnessed something challenging and a bit scary. I also hope it makes them feel good—because it says something about how we try to live in the world.

Richmond Public Library and Literacy Richmond are partnering with Kwantlen Polytechnic University to offer a program for parents wanting to gain workplace skills. The Learning Together program combines family reading readiness with

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Kathy Kent (left), from the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre, receives a cheque for $600 from Dorothea Hankin, senior counsellor, Branch 284 of the United Commercial Travellers.

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Sonja Gaudet (left to right), Mike Munro, Dennis Thiessen and Jim Armstrong won gold at the 6th Annual International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel. Mayor Malcolm Brodie presents the team with a cheque of $1,000, gold medals and a Bonspiel Trophy, and stands beside Richmond Centre for Disability executive director Ella Huang (far right). MC Joe Krapeic, behind.

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Dr. Kanwal Inder Singh Neel was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by MP Alice Wong. Kanwal has been an exemplary math educator. He has also been a committed volunteer in the community for more than 40 years as a technical official in track and field and race walking from local to international events. He has also served on the Jury of Appeal for the Vancouver Sun Run and the Vancouver International Marathon for a number of years.

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Mayor Malcolm Brodie read to children at the Brighouse branch of the Richmond Public Library Tuesday morning to launch the National Reading campaign. The campaign goal is to make reading a national priority, brought on by a coalition of librarians, educators, publishers, readers, and writers. PHOTO SUBMITTED

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The Minoru Park’s children’s playground received new swing sets funded by the Richmond Sunset Rotary Club. On hand to cut the ribbon, were Rotary assistant governor James Westmacott (left to right), Rotary district governor Rebecca Macpherson, Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Richmond Sunset Rotary Club president David Roger.

KidSport Richmond Chair Terry Kehoe received a donation of $15,000 from Jill Schnarr, VP Community Affairs at Telus, representing the Vancouver Community Investment Board. The donation will go directly to benefit children and families, in financial need, and to offer them the opportunity to participate in their sport of choice.


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Connaught Skating Club jumps to the top

For the first time since 2003 Richmond organization wins top team award at B.C./Yukon Sectional Championships BY MARK BOOTH

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Five members of the Connaught Skating Club are heading to next week’s Skate Canada Challenge in Regina and leaving behind plenty of hardware. The Richmond-based organization is coming off an exceptional showing at the recent B.C./Yukon Sectional Championships in Parksville where enough podium finishes earned Connaught the Club Champion aggregate award for the first time since 2003. The trophy is presented to the club that accumulates the most points based on results throughout the competition. The outcome came down to the final event with Larkyn Austman capturing the Junior Women’s competition to lift Connaught past the North Shore Winter Club. Coquitlam and Burnaby were tied for third. The Champions award was pleasant surprise for Connaught’s coaching staff but not the results as the club’s competitive program continues to build impressive depth from top to bottom. “We did as well as we hoped we would,” said Keegan Murphy, Connaught’s Director of Programs. “As coaches, we sat down before the Sectionals and mapped out the expectations for each of our skaters. We are very happy with the overall results. “It’s wonderful to come away with so many medals but what is even more encouraging was seeing how well our up-and-coming skaters performed and the bright

future they have.” Other gold medalists at Sectionals included Mitchell Gordon (Senior Men’s) Shawn Cuveras (Junior Men) and Danielle Gordon (Pre-Novice Women). They will be joined by fourth place Novice Men’s finisher Kurtis Schreiber on Team B.C. that features 58 skaters going to the four-day Skate Canada Challenge that starts Dec. 5. Except for the Pre-Novice level, the competition serves as a qualification for Nationals to be held early in the new year. “We are expecting all four of are skaters to qualify for Nationals,” said Murphy. Mitchell Gordon continues to make progress in his first year competing at the senior men’s level. The 16-year-old reigning Junior Men’s national champion represented Canada this fall at Junior Grand Prix events in Austria and Croatia. He took the experience with him to Sectionals where he put together a solid free program that scored 135.25 to surge past North Shore’s Jeremy Ten for the gold medal.” “That was better than what we hoped so we were very pleased,” said Murphy of the first place performance. “Everything is about Mitchell peaking for Nationals so that was a bonus. The hope is to do well enough there to get an invite (to represent Canada) to Junior Worlds.” Elvie Carroll won’t be going to Regina but did manage a first place finish in the Sectionals’ Juvenile U14 Group One event. Rachel De Mello was third in

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Connaught Skating Club topped all others by winning the Club Champion award at the B.C./Yukon Sectionals. Connaught’s Director of Programs Keegan Murphy holds the trophy in front of his skaters. the same category, while Danica Vangsgaard was third in the Juvenile Women U14 Group Two. Other Connaught results at

Sectionals included: Pre-Novice Women — Jessica Yuen (20th), Claudia MakhankoTang (21st), Amanda Feltham

(22nd), Bianca Duca (23rd). Novice Women — Emma Carr (10th), Eurwen Szeto (11th) and Sarah Folkestad (12th).

Richmond’s Wickham recognized for fine season at Alabama school

Richmond Youth Soccer alumni Chase Wickham has been recognized for his outstanding season at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The junior midfielder was one of two Blazers named to the 2012 Conference USA Men’s Soccer Championship AllTournament Team. Wickham netted

a pair of first half goals to lead UAB past the No. 3 UFC Knights 3-1 in the opening round of the Conference USA Championship. The Blazers would go on to lose 1-0 in extra time to No. 2 Tulsa in the semi-finals — a result that was good enough to earn an at-large berth for the NCAA Championships.

Their season ended Nov. 16 with a 3-2 loss to Charlotte with Wickham drawing an assist on his team’s second goal. Earlier, he earned Conference USA Third Team honours after an impressive regular season campaign that saw him finish third in team scoring with 12 points and rank fourth in total minutes played,

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Sports Impressive start for Pee Wee A1 Blues

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Richmond Minor Pee Wee Blues celebrate their first place finish at the Gill Martin Memorial Tournament in Langley. The A1 rep hockey team now has a pair of tournament wins and has been promoted to the top flight of the PCAHA for the regular season.

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The Richmond Blues Pee Wee A1 team hockey team has had a successful and impressive start to its season — achieving three of its goals already. The team started the season off on a strong note by capturing gold at the Abbotsford Pee Wee Ice Breaker Tournament. It was a important win for the Blues who are hoping to secure a spot in the Quebec Peewee International Tournament. The Abbotsford event was seen as part of the qualifying process for teams from BC wishing to make the cut for Quebec. On the heels of their win, the locals then finished in first place during the PCAHA’s placement round in group two, which secured them a berth in Flight One for the remainder of the season. The Gil Martin Memorial Tournament in Langley then saw the Blues go undefeated with six straight wins to clinch the championship 5-2, in a rematch of the 2011 final against Interior rival Kelowna. The Blues finished in first place after round robin play in a tournament that saw 12 teams competing for the championship. The Richmond team produced wins against Abbotsford, Vernon and Hollyburn. Competition got tighter in the playoffs and the Blues first obstacle to overcome was Coquitlam. They competed hard and dug deep for a 2-1 win, securing its spot in the semifinals, where they then faced off against previous round robin competitor — Abbotsford. A 4-3 victory moved the Blues onto the final against Kelowna. The Blues have a strong well rounded team, with every player on the roster having scored a goal so far this season. The team is characterized by creative offensive with excellent passing and team play, backed by rock solid goaltending and some of the best defence in the league. The team’s next goal? Securing a spot in the exclusive 53rd annual Quebec Pee Wee International Tournament in February.

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The McMath Wildcats pulled out a thrilling fifth set victory to capture the Richmond Junior Girls Volleyball Championship. For the past two seasons, the Wildcats went unbeaten through regular season play and the city playoffs before being upset in the finals. It was a similar script this season as the girls enjoyed another perfect run in league play and reached the championship match to see the StevestonLondon Sharks for the second straight year. This time, they were determined it would be a different ending. It turned out to be a thrilling see-saw battle with the teams exchanging sets and leaving it until the fifth to determine the winner. Steveston-London jumped out to an 8-3 lead and looked to be in control. However, the Wildcats were focused and spirited, showing grit, skill and determination to rally back for a dramatic 15-13 victory. The closely-knit team of eight includes Georgina Magnus, Chelsea Simpkins, Sophia Koutsandreas, Fiona Uson, Natasia Rivera, Jessica Ryanne Bulteel, Stephanie Herrera, Sarah Street and Keeley Hol. The team was coached by Kori Hol and her Grade 11 assistants Nick Jaensson and Matt Young.


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6508

Apt/Condos

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11675

7th Ave.

Steveston Village, Richmond 1 bdrm from $935 1 bdrm & den from $1060 2 bdrm from $1155

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RENTALS 604-271-4012

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR Apt, 7451 Minoru Blvd, 6 appls, inste w/d, xtra lrg balc. ns np, Dec 1, $975 604-764-8018 2 BDRM Apt, across for Kwantlen, incl heat/hotwater, 1 secured parking, outdoor pool, no pets, $1095/m, Avail Dec 2. Call Jerry 604-273-4785

Family Friendly Complex Close to shopping, transit and schools. 2 & 3 bdms available Dec. 1st. Rent includes heat & hot water. Seasonal pool and in-suite storage available.

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6540

Houses - Rent

1 BDRM Coach House for rent private entry, private balcony, w/d $850 all inclusive. Available Now. Call 604-765-9065 3 BDRM split level, 1.5 baths, newer appl, new reno in kitchen & main bath, rec room, sun room, w/d, large fncd back yard, quiet neighborhood, close to schools, 9431 Pinewell Cres. Avail Jan 1, 2013. $2150/m, 604-278-1303 4 BR, 2.5 bath, 1 garage, Gilbert Cr. nr school, ns, np, avail Dec 1 $2000+utils. 604-275-2629

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1 BR, 55+, 2nd flr, incl heat, h/wtr, inste w/d, elevator, encl balc, $950, ns, no pets, 604-271-3001

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9555 KILBY Dr, new reno, 5B, 2.5Ba, 2,850sf, lease, no pet, no smoking, rent $2,800 now, call Eric (604)723-7368

LEGALS 5505

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE Is hereby given that on Saturday October 1st, 2012, at 1:00p.m. at 12100 Riverside Way, Richmond BC, the undersigned, Advanced Storage Centres will sell at Public Auction, by sealed bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned. Name.........................Unit # Frank Bognar...............A2010 Ken Pottinger...............B2306 Majed Al Solami...........B1095

NOTICE OF INFORMATION MEETING FOR PROPOSED RE-DEVELOPMENT OF 3531 BAYVIEW STREET, RICHMOND, B.C.

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Houses - Rent

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call 604-RTO-HOME/604-786-4663

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6602

Suites/Partial Houses

2 BR $975 or 3 BR $1175 bsmt suite, incls hydro, near Cambie/ No 5, very clean, ns/np, avail Dec 1st, washer, 604-710-2655

6605

Townhouses Rent

Real Estate Services

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BUSINESSES FOR SALE

Why:

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Inquiries:

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Chilliwack

IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543

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Condos/ Townhouses

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Langley/ Aldergrove

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Condos/ Townhouses

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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.

Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ ■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business

Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.

IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $404,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

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Coquitlam

$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633

FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop

HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471

New Westminster

NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512 TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580

RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584

WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba with private back yard SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see uSELLaHOME.com id5539

Renting or buying, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

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Port Moody

INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642

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Condos/ Townhouses

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Abbotsford

Burnaby

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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

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Condos/ Townhouses

RMD 3 bdrms, 1.5 bath, 2 prkg, Francis & # 1 area, ns, np, $1550/mo, Immed 604-230-4778

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

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2 BDRM ste, Nov 15/Dec 1, nr #4 & Williams, ns/np, refs $900 incl utils 604-275-2909 604-839-2958

IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

When:

REAL ESTATE

HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550

NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571

6008-06

Chilliwack

HARRISON HOT SPRINGS Penthouse, 1400sf, 2bdrm, 2 decks, new appl, $239,900. Call 604-768-8879

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REAL ESTATE Condos/ Townhouses

6008-28

Richmond

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

6008-30

Surrey

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

CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $103,900 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500

GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576

GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593

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

NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320

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Condos/ Townhouses

6008-36

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

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

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

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5 BDRM/ 3 BATH HOUSE Steveston Westwind & Homer & McMath schools, Dbl glzd, deck! $795,000 Call: (604) 762-6921

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6020-06

Chilliwack

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

6020-08

PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see uSELLaHOME.com id5574

Out of Province

LUXURY OCEANFRONT CONDOS 2BR/2BA was $850k now $399,900 Resort Spa Restaurant Golf Marina www.MarinSemiahmoo.com

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Houses - Sale

6020-24

North Delta

NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see uSELLaHOME.com id5361

Coquitlam

OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272

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 Westburn. dan@realestatehomes.net

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Houses - Sale

6020-26

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

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6020-02

Abbotsford

RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595

6020-12

Ladner/ South Delta

W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599

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 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 $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456

6020-04

1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367

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

Port Moody

OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606

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ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

Chilliwack FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603 WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607

CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561

For Sale by Owner

Langley/ Aldergrove

Burnaby

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

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UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604

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

6020-22

New Westminster

528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043

6020-24

If you had NOT listed with Craig. No matter what you have to sell – a car, house, boat, furniture or collectible – guaranteed classified ads get the job done. Just list it and sell it for one low price.

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North Delta Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers

UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616

North Vancouver

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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

AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618

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

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604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663

WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958 SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609

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PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

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Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!

S. Surrey/ White Rock

EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552

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6020-01

2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349

6008-48 NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598

For Sale by Owner

Vancouver West Side

'FIXER UPPER in MARPOLE. 2 bdrm 857sf $340K, park view. 201-1414 73rd. Pat Ginn SuttonWestCoast 604 220-9188

6008-40

6015

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

PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511

NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622

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Surrey

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Lots & Acreage

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

RIVER & MTN views Royal Hts 4683sf 7br 7ba backs on greenBelt, ste $749,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5623

GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631

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TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350

CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

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, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564

Vancouver East Side

Other Areas BC

Industrial/ Commercial

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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Lots & Acreage

Recreation 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

QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see uSELLaHOME.com id5615

CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536

Collectibles & Classics

Mobile Homes

BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556

1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $6500. 604-723-3654

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

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Okanagen/ Interior

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

List It. Sell It. Guaranteed. Craig Can’t Do That.

Trusted Sellers, Local Buyers.

1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220

Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588 1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367

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 CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5612

1964 FORD Falcon 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, restored, $6,900. 'C plated'. Call 604-585-2397

1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249

Real Estate Investment

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

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491 1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709 www.CanTico.ca. OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424

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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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

SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566

HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509 NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

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GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610

INVESTMENT PPTY 2800sf 6br 4ba w/2 suites, rent $2,650 .5ac lot, $485,000 604-809-1177 see uSELLaHOME.com id5205

Out Of Town Property

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.

6025 CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551

Tsawwas.

CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600

6020-52 CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563

Real Estate Investment

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304

6020-38 GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

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6020-36 BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see uSELLaHOME.com id5562

6052

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513 BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562

Okanagen/ Interior

Surrey INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613

132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568

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LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

RV LOT at CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK with year round camping access; finished in paving stones, low fees. All ament Grt loc. Moving must sell $107,500. 1-604-795-9785

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

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Collectibles & Classics

1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2995.604-899-6119

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Luxury Cars

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

Domestic

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

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

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

REV UP YOUR ENGINE. Now gain 1st and 2nd year Apprenticeship Motorcycle Mechanic skills. GPRC Fairview campus. Hands-on training street, off-road, dual sport bikes. Write AB MCM exams - gain 320 hours credit. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca. THE ONE - THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882.

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Scrap Car Removal

No Wheels, No Problem

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

2005 FORD Focus Z $7,888, 96K, EH135959 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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

2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751

1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557 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: jthomson0621@gmail.com

1998 HONDA Civic SI black, loaded, sunroof, CD changer, 170k kms, aircared, lady driven. Must see. $4800. 604-591-7526

2005 HONDA CR-V LX $14,888, 159K, EH07986 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 lancebright@hotmail.com

2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136 1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166

2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $7900 Call 604-788-0060 -

2002 Ford Escape Black w/ Grey Auto, V6, 2 WD, A/C,new trans. 202,000kms Clean Good Cond. $5200. (778) 772-5513

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 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.

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

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

2002 BMW 525i Agent maintained, 200,000km. Fully loaded, exc cond. $7K (778) 991-4001 2007 GMC Yukon Denali, $34,888 61K, 6 sp/auto, AWD, EH371775, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

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

2009 ACURA RDX Tech Pkg74K, $26,888, EH01133, auto/5 speed, fully loaded Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve

2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526 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

Sports & Imports

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Sports & Imports

2004 BMW 530i, 92K, MS89364A, Auto, 6 speed $16,888 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

2005 KIA Amante, $7995. Stock# Y11239B. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051

2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543

2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891

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

2004 NISSAN Maxima SE $13,888,91k, EH64446 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

2006 Kia Rio Black 63k 4 door sedan a/c auto $7500 obo (604) 809-0717

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

2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

“We all live in a yellow submarine.” (The Beatles)

2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235

2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877

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

1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car

2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283

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2001 TOYOTA Corolla, 86,400 km, Auto, A/C, New Tires, Battery. $5,900. 604-594-2992

2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094

1999 HYUNDAI Elantra, 4 door, maroon, 148K, aircared, runs well, $2000, 604-946-2462

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

1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376

Luxury Cars

1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525

1992 BMW 325i Auto 87,000 km, one lady owner, exc cond, no accident. $6,800. 778-829-8663

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1997 FORD F250, V8, extend cab, good cond, 200,000 kms, $4500 obo. 604-940-0154 www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

2004 FORD F350, Diesel, pristine cond Stk# AB10252A. $15,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

2005 SATURN Vue, $6995. Stock# V12275A. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331 1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553

Sports & Imports

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,995. 604-786-6495

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

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

THE SCRAPPER

2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

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

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

MIKE: 604-872-0109

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221

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1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353

2004 CHRYSLER Sebring, $3995. Stock# Y12061A. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

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2003 NISSAN 350Z, manual, nice, Stock# V12784A. $12,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

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

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

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Vans

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Cleaning

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2006 SATURN Ion, $5995. Stock# K12438A, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

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

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

Sister Team office/hse cleaning. We will make your house sparkle. 15 yrs exp. $25/hr. 604 306-5993 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

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2010 MAZDA 6 GS, $15,888, 65K, EH30195 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

2009 HONDA Odyssey EXL, $28,888 5 sp/Auto, FWD, M625501A, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

9515 2007 NISSAN Versa, Blue, manual, Stk# K12359A $4,888 Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

Boats

2012 MAZDA 5 GS $18,888, 33,166 km, EH32680 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108

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.

2007 VOLVO XC 90, leather, loaded, Stk# BB3125A. $17,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

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

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24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961

RV’s/Trailers

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 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 2008 HYUNDAI Santa Fe LTD, White, Stk# K13215A $17,995. 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

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 2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367

2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426

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1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478

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8185 2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546

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

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HIRE

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2008 FORD Escape Hybrid, Grey, Stk# Y12073B, $14,995 Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331

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Excavating

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