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John Furlong, former CEO of VANOC, jokes around with Mayor Malcolm Brodie as Furlong hands off the relay medal in the Richmond leg of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay. More than 300 people showed up at the Richmond Olympic Oval for an End of Day Celebration Sunday to mark the end of this segment of the relay with Olympic figure skater Patrick Chan, Furlong, Brodie and activist Vincent Miele carrying the medal the last 1,000metres to the Oval. Richmond’s own, Fraser Walters of the Canadian Tenors, sang O Canada. Read more and view photo gallery online at www.richmond-news.com.
When markets collide For the first time ever, two opposing night markets in Richmond opened up at the same time with the competition expecting to cut each other’s throats.
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Family court found guilty of creating family stress BY ALAN CAMPBELL
A severe shortage of judges in Richmond is piling more stress onto families who are already emotionally drained by a creaking court system. That’s the scathing verdict from the Richmond Family and Youth Court Committee, which has appealed to B.C.’s Attorney General office for more than the two full-time judges assigned to the family court — the lowest for any Lower Mainland municipality. The 2011 annual report from the voluntary committee — which has a B.C. gov-
judges has been reduced, from what I think was six, has to have an impact on the receiving end,” said Theresa Vossa, past chair of the court committee and a family counsellor for Touchstone Family Association. “(Families) often come to court on a date they were given some time ago, only to be told it’s been put off, and they will have to go through the whole process again because something else has taken precedence for the judge in question. “People go there thinking they’re going
to have it dealt with that day; they’ve probably been preparing themselves for a while for that day. It really is so emotionally draining for them.” And when the delays inevitably occur, lawyers still need to be paid for their time, added Vossa, which kick-starts a vicious cycle of events leading to even more delays. “Not everyone can afford to keep paying lawyers — lawyers that many can barely afford in the first place,” she said. see City page 3
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Theresa Vossa, of the Richmond Family and Youth Court Committee, is pushing for an increase in the number of judges assigned to the city’s family court.
City: Helping court families Continued from page 1 “When they can’t afford it, they self represent and, because they don’t know the system, it slows everything down even more. We witness this all the time.” The committee’s report has been sent, like every other year, to the B.C. Attorney General’s office. However, Vossa is suspect about whether the reports ever get looked at, as they rarely receive any feedback on the recommendations. Richmond city council, on the other hand, has agreed to back up the committee’s appeal for more judges and will write to the Attorney General’s office in due course. Meanwhile, a number of issues identified by the committee are already in the process of being rectified in a bid to improve the public’s experience of the family court. The City of Richmond owns
the courthouse building and, thanks to the involvement of Coun. Evelina Halsey-Brandt, there looks set to be a new pamphlet rack, a baby-change table in the men’s washroom and better signage in the lobby. “For the average person, going to court is a scary thing,” said Vossa. “There is a fear factor for these people and if you can’t find your way around, it only makes things worse. “I was told (by the court) there was no money to fix these issues, but it is a cityowned building, and when I brought this forward to city council, they took care of it.” A meeting will now take place Thursday between the committee, the court manager and the city to put the changes into place at the city’s expense. Halsey-Brandt acknowledged the lack of signage is a problem at the court and was happy to move things along as quickly as possible. “The
committee approached the court manager, but the court has more important things to worry about, case loads for one thing,” she said. “I’m in a position to cut through the red tape, and I was able to facilitate … because this is for our citizens who’re having to go through the family court system. “I know the system well and I have the contacts, so I’m happy to help speed things up. Sometimes, at government level, we spend too much time on the tiny things.” Halsey-Brandt also hailed the sterling work of the committee’s volunteers, adding, “We have a very active court committee and their observations are not superficial, they are very in-depth.” The B.C. Attorney General’s office was preparing a response to the committee’s report, but did not get back to the News by press time.
A longtime Richmond food campaigner is urging city council to go a step further than writing a strongly worded letter about banning genetically engineered (GE) crops. Arzeena Hamir, formerly of the Richmond Food Security Society, has helped raise a 1,000-signature petition she hopes will convince the city to declare Richmond a GE crop-free zone. Hamir was set to speak to city council’s general purposes committee on Tuesday afternoon, pleading Arzeena Hamir with them to go the extra mile ahead of a staff recommendation to send letters to senior levels of government requesting mandatory labelling of foods that contain products of GE crops. The move, however, falls short of a ban on GE shrubs, plants and crops; a move sought by grassroots movement GE Free BC, which Hamir supports. “It could be something similar to when an area is classed by a city as a ‘nuclear-free zone.’ Lots of businesses in Richmond are behind this as well.” GE food is nowhere near as safe as people see Ban page 4
Celebration planned for Moses brothers A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26 at Richmond Pentecostal Church for the two brothers who died in a tragic car crash last weekend. Shane and Jess Moses, 19 and 16, lost their lives in the early hours of Saturday, May 12 when the BMW they were passengers in struck a tree. The family has asked, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to next year’s McNair dry grad celebrations and to a bursary in their names.
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Double duty expected of Sea Island base Coast Guard response times from Richmond’s Sea Island base could double, a union has warned, after a decision to close the service’s Kitsilano operation. The federal government is risking lives by shutting down a coast guard station on the Vancouver waterfront as part of budget cuts, the public sector union stated further. The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees announced Thursday the operations of the Kitsilano station, which straddles a busy boating area between English Bay and False Creek, will be shifted to another base on Sea Island in Richmond. Christine Collins, the union’s national president, said closing the station will double response times by as much as an hour. “There is no doubt in my mind that lives will be lost,” she said, noting crews responded to 285 calls last year and 70 calls so far this year. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans
said in an email, though, the Kitsilano and Sea Island operations perform the same functions and their service areas overlap. The department also said no other coast guard operations are in such close proximity, service levels will remain the same, and a new hovercraft is coming next year. Gerry Moores, union shop steward, said employees were informed of the cuts Thursday afternoon and reacted with profound sadness, tears and even a “temperamental outburst.” “That coast guard station is a huge value for Vancouver and our harbour,” added Mayor Gregor Robertson, noting emergency calls can’t be served from kilometres away. The announcement came almost one week before safe boating awareness week, which runs May 26 to June 1. Last year, the federal government closed two other rescue centres in St. John’s, NL., and Quebec City. — The Province
Ban: More symbolic, put city on map Continued from page 1 are being told, warned Hamir, who added that Richmond only has three farms that produce such foods. “It wouldn’t have a huge impact if Richmond were to go through with this,” she said. “It would be more symbolic than anything else and would put Richmond firmly on the map, making them the first city in the Lower Mainland to have such a
designation.” GE Free BC has spent two years trying to convince Richmond to join a handful of communities in B.C. that have enacted such bans. Rossland, Kaslo, Nelson, Powell River and Saltspring Island have enacted such bans, but for a predominantly agricultural municipality to do so would be a powerful statement, Hamir said. — with a file from the Vancouver Sun
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Drug exportation and trafficking charges have been recommended against a man who allegedly tried to board a flight to Australia with a belly full of cocaine. Last month, during routine outbound currency checks, border services officers at YVR noticed inconsistencies in the statements from the man, so they referred him for a more thorough examination. Officers then suspected he may have swallowed some drugs. The man was arrested and escorted to a hospital, where he eventually expelled 42 condoms filled with what border services officers believe to be liquid cocaine. The seized drugs had a weight of 1.26 kilograms. Once doctors confirmed no more drugs remained in the man’s system, he and the drugs were transferred into Richmond RCMP custody. Police would not release the man’s name or any information about him Thursday. — The Province
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North Vancouver. Manji first helped himself to the company piggy bank when he worked for Pacific Avionics and Instruments at Vancouver International Airport between 2004 and 2006, as a financial manager and was one of three people authorized to sign cheques. Within six weeks of being hired, he had advanced himself an extra $2,500, said Crown counsel Ian Hay. Eventually, after a purchase of jewelry was discovered, a forensic audit was completed. Manji later admitted to taking more than $100,000 from the company. He later went to work for High Output Sports in North Vancouver where he again took money from his employers over several months in 2007. He also took money from another North Vancouver employer where he worked between April and November 2008. At the time, Manji was serving a conditional sentence for his fraud against High Output Sports, and was still awaiting sentence on a third fraud charge against another Vancouver company. In sentencing Manji, Judge Carol Baird Ellan noted all four frauds happened between 2004 and 2008 after he and his wife lost their life savings in a failed business venture. At least some of the money taken was used “to keep up appearances.”
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Trays of freshly prepared foods awaited customers at the Richmond Night Market on Sunday. This night market opened last weekend, running concurrently, for the first time, with the Summer Night Market. Both markets attracted mass crowds. BY STEPHANIE IP The Province
Only one weekend into what many feared would be a summer of duelling night markets in Richmond, it seems there’s room for both — with one even reporting recordbreaking numbers. The fifth annual Summer Night Market, located near IKEA Richmond, opened May 11, while the Richmond Night Market, situated by River Rock Casino, opened this past weekend. Even so, Paul Cheung, who founded the market near IKEA, said attendance at his event is poised to continue growing despite the competition. “We, ourselves, are quite astonished by the turnout, especially this weekend when the other market opened up,” he said, noting last weekend’s opening night saw 18,000 visitors pass through the gates, an increase from 2011, which welcomed 13,000 on opening night.
“It’s always slow in the beginning and doesn’t pick up until June, but this year has been amazing,” Cheung said. The two markets have long been immersed in controversy with this past weekend being the first to see both events run concurrently. Richmond resident Graeme Bone visited the Richmond Night Market and noted it, too, was busy, which lent an air of authenticity. “I used to live in Taiwan so I went to a lot of night markets there and I felt both [of Richmond’s markets] lived up to that culture,” he said. Both markets are open 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the Richmond Night Market, located on River Road west of Bridgeport SkyTrain station, is open 6 to 11 p.m., while the Summer Night Market, located on Vulcan Way off Bridgeport Road, is open 7 to 11 p.m.
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Two new corridors of passage will soon open between North America and opposite sides of the globe. Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA) announced Friday the arrival of Sichuan Airlines, offering the continent’s first and only direct flight to China’s interior. And on Thursday, the first ever direct flight of a Virgin Airlines aircraft will land at YVR from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson on board. Branson is expected to take part in a press conference and official welcome after the plane lands. Beginning June 22, Sichuan Airlines will offer service three times per week between Vancouver and Chengdu, via Shenyang. “The service to Sichuan Province marks not only a new destination, but a new airline for YVR,” said Larry Berg, VAA president and CEO. “This means more options for passengers and greater opportunities for business and for tourism.” Chengdu and Shenyang are both regarded as impor-
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o blame funding cuts for the high-profile poaching of an 800-year-old western red cedar this month is something of a stretch, but the incident nonetheless serves neatly as a metaphor for our government’s approach to the environment. Critics of the B.C. Liberals have said the three-metre-wide giant was stolen from Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park because the rangers who should have protected it were dismissed. The reality is that in a wilderness the size of British Columbia’s, no number of park staff could defend every tree from determined poachers; however, the event still says something important about what happens when those who would damage our environment can act with impunity. In lean times, government environmental programs are among the first things to go. They’re an easy mark, politically, because the consequences aren’t immediately obvious. This is happening at the provincial and federal levels right now, with institutions that monitor water, air, fisheries and other vital aspects of our environment facing severe cutbacks, even while flashier, but less important programs — jets and new prisons come to mind — are preserved. The results can be severe, ranging from the collapse of fisheries to the wholesale destruction of vital habitat but, as with the poaching of a cedar, the problems won’t come to public attention until it’s too late. Our leaders have to start treating environmental regulation and enforcement with the same gravity they view higher-profile programs, or one day we will wake up to find we have lost a great deal more than a tree.
Smart meters not so toxic The Editor, Re: “Government ignores WHO,” Letters, May 11. The author of the letter may be confused between a substance that is toxic versus carcinogenic. She stated since DDT and mercury are generally considered toxic and listed as WHO class 2b carcinogen, this supports the fact that radiofrequency emission — also a class 2b carcinogen — must therefore be bad for our health. In fact, many substances can be toxic, but not particularly carcinogenic. When you consider that coffee is also a WHO class 2b carcinogen, then you realize one needs to differentiate between acute toxicity versus carcinogenicity. Just as being included on the same list as coffee does not make radiofrequency emission a useful pick-me-up in the morning, being on the same list as mercury does not make radiofrequency emission as grave a health concern as mercury poisoning. In fact, we know very few substances that can definitely cause cancer. Also, the WHO only found six human studies and all were concerned with mobile phones and brain tumours. In the largest study involving 13 countries, the overall conclusion was that there was no increased risk of brain tumour with mobile phone use of more than 10 years (http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/98/23/1707). Finally, to put this into context, we’re not likely to hold the smart meter anywhere near our head as with our mobile phone. Given that the exposure level drops off exponentially as you move away from the meter, at the average distance (less than two feet) from the meter, the exposure would be about 15,000 times less than the known thermal (rise in temperature) hazard level. And brain tumours are rare — they account for only two per cent of all cancers. So if I want to worry about cancer, I would pay more attention to applying sunscreen than smart meters. Mark Lee Richmond
Why the urgency around LDB changes? One of the more puzzling, if not downright suspicious, moves by the B.C. Liberal government is its out-the-blue insistence on privatizing the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB). It has led to speculation that other major changes are on the way — potentially paving the way for raising the price of booze and perhaps closing some government liquor stores as well. Whenever a government appears to be in its dying days and its politicians start tinkering with liquor policies, my political antennae starts quivering. Mixing politics and liquor can be a recipe for disaster. The government has yet to provide any business case for privatizing the LDB. NDP critic, Shane Simpson, has asked repeatedly in the legislature for any details supporting the sale, but has been rebuffed by the Minister Rich Coleman. Coleman has admitted the decision to sell the branch was only made a week before the February budget was tabled. The original sell-off date was in 2015, but has suddenly been moved up to March 2013 (before the scheduled election). And last week the branch’s general manager told industry reps there is no time for consultation because of the “tight timelines” involved. Why the urgency? I’ve talked to private industry representatives, who fear their distribu-
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tion costs will increase if a private company begins running things instead of the government. Naturally, those increased costs will be passed onto consumers. The industry looks at Alberta when it comes to liquor policies, and shudders. A prominent brewer in B.C. — Matt Phillips, of Phillips Brewing Co. — says he pays almost twice as high a distribution cost for a case of beer in Alberta compared to his cost in B.C. ($1.53 versus 78 cents). Further clouding the issue is the impression that one particular company may be the front-runner in the bidding. The company, Exel Logistics, employs two prominent Liberal insiders as its lobbyists. One of those lobbyists, Patrick Kinsella, is a former campaign chair for the Liberal party and was a key advisor on Premier Christy Clark’s leadership campaign. A leaked 2009 internal corporate memo from Exel shows the company thinks it could “influence the writing of the request for proposal” in the bidding process by using its “strong relationship” with Coleman. Coleman has heatedly denied any favouritism in
the bidding process but, as in politics, the “optics” here are brutal. Of further concern is the fact that Exel also operates the distribution system in Alberta. Industry representatives in B.C. characterize Alberta’s system as a chaotic mess driving up prices. The bidding process also proposes that government liquor stores have standalone profit and loss reporting, instead of the current collective reporting. Since some stores are considerably more profitable than others, this could potentially lead to the closure of some stores and the opening of more private stores (which pay their employees less than what can be earned in government stores). The old issue of “dual licenses” has also resurfaced (allowing pretty well any restaurant to turn into a bar at, say, 9 p.m.) and with it comes worries about a proliferation of liquor outlets, which not only greatly expands the availability of alcohol, but also makes sustaining a decent business in that industry that much more difficult. Add it all up, and you have an industry that affects a huge number of British Columbians potentially getting hammered by major changes — and all with no consultation. Keep a close eye on this one, folks. Things may get ugly before it’s all over. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC.
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This year’s Art at Work series offers evening workshops. Each is designed to provide practical, inspiring careerrelated advice for professional and amateur artists, as well as those working in the arts and culture sector. Wednesday, May 23: Understanding Customers/Approaching Galleries; and Monday, May 28: Harnessing the Web. All events take place at the Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru
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Breakers get past Calgary in final to capture women’s title With the tournament’s most outstanding offensive players at the helm, the B.C. Breakers propelled themselves to a 77-56 win over the Calgary Rollers in the women’s gold medal final of the 2012 National Championships; while Ontario claimed first place in the men’s final with a golden 7652 win over B.C. Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The Breakers took home the Dr. Donald Royer Trophy and establish themselves as the top women’s club team in the country. Janet McLachlan continued to be an offensive juggernaut scoring a monstrous 47
points and 13 rebounds. She finished the tournament averaging 34.5 points per game, which is more than double the next highest person and was easily voted the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. “It’s great winning at home in front of the crowd here and family and friends. And to be a part of the Rick Hansen event, it’s fantastic to win it here. It’s always good to win. Calgary came out and played a really hard game and we had to be sharp and luckily we were that today,” said McLachlan. “Everyone played really well. We moved the ball well and played stretches of really good defense and we did what we needed to do to win so that’s what’s important.” Ontario claimed the Robert W. Jackson Trophy as national champions, putting an end to BC’s string of five tournament wins in a row. Ontario was led by men’s tournament MVP Patrick Anderson who scored 27 points, 14 rebounds, and 13 assists (all game-highs) to secure the tournament’s only triple-double. Through the course of the tournament Anderson paced the floor with 24.4 points per CHUNG CHOW/RICHMOND NEWS game thanks to some terrific shooting. He shot 70.5 percent Richard Peter of Team B.C. looks to get a shot off from the field and 83.3 percent during the men’s gold medal game against Ontario. from the free-throw line.
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B.C. Breakers Janet McLachlan gets ready to score two of her 47 points in leading the hosts to a 77-56 win over Calgary in the women’s gold medal game at the Olympic Oval.
Eberhardt to see double duty again, Disbrow now with Saints many great coaches who have come before He has a Master’s Degree in Education me.” and is also serving as the Athletic Director Eberhardt takes over for Jake McCallum at Palmer. He was recognized as Basketball who stepped down this past B.C. High School Coach of the March after six years with the Year in 2011 when he guided Falcons. He is now the school’s Palmer to the provincial “AAA” Acting Director of Athletics and championship. Intramurals.” Both Langara basketball pro“We are very fortunate to be grams are now run by coaches able to add Paul to our coaching with Richmond connections. The staff,” said McCallum. “He is women’s team is led by Mike an extremely passionate coach Evans, who previously coached who brings with him a wealth at London. of experience that will serve our Meanwhile, Richmond’s most student-athletes well.” decorated basketball coach is on Paul Eberhardt As an NCCP Level III certhe move again, this time leaving tified coach, Eberhardt has one Vancouver rival for another. spent countless hours coaching with the Bill Disbrow will be at St. George’s Basketball B.C. Elite programs over the past for the 2012-13 season after an impres20-plus years. sive run at Vancouver College. The former
Richmond High coach, who led the Colts to five B.C. titles during an amazing 34 year coaching span, worked along side Lloyd Scrubb and Jon Tagulao during his time with the Fighting Irish. When he learned of the Saints opportunity, he jumped at the chance. “I kind of put the word out that I’d like to coach a team on my own at VC, which was my first choice,” Disbrow told the Vancouver Province “But nothing was really available. They already had excellent coaches at all levels, and they really wanted me back.” “Last year was the first one in which I didn’t design the practices, and I realized that that was what I loved to do. I still had full input on everything, and nothing I ever said was ever rejected. I just discovered that it was the single thing I missed the most.”
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Paul Eberhardt is back to double duty when the basketball season tips off next fall. The colourful longtime bench boss of the defending Richmond champion RC Palmer Griffins will also serve as head coach of the Langara Falcons men’s basketball team. Holding down two coaching positions is nothing new for Eberhardt, who was in charge of the Capilano University Blues program from 1999-2009, while continuing his high school coaching commitment. If anything, Langara should be a better fit given its location to Palmer and it’s not too far where Eberhardt has lived his entire life. “I am more than excited to take over the head men’s coaching job at Langara,” said Eberhardt. “The tradition of excellence in this program is second to none, and it is an honour to follow in the footsteps of the
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Richmond gymnasts off to Nationals in Regina
The Richmond Gymnastics Association will be wellrepresented at this week’s 2012 Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Regina. National team members Jason Scott, Joshua Stuart and Robert Watson head the local contingent that will be competing in the five day event that will feature over 1,100 athletes, coaches and officials from across the country. Also representing the RGA in the men’s artistic competition will be Vladimir Djuric, Devy Dyson, Chris Kaji and Brian Lau. All are coached by Ferenc Szabo Jr. The women’s artistic competition will include Tiana Hesmert who trains out of Club Aviva in Coquitlam. Brittany Rogers (Flicka) is among the group of young women who are looking to cement their positions on Canada’s Olympic team to London later this year. Rogers has had a strong international competitive season as she came back from a career threatening injury in 2010. Joining Rogers is young phenom Shallon Olsen (Omega) who is looking to win her first Junior Canadian title at the age of 11.
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B.C. elementary school track meet will proceed this weekend at Minoru The Richmond Kajaks’ 44th annual B.C. Elementary Track and Field Championships will go ahead as planned at Minoru Park’s Clement Track. The Run Inn sponsored meet is scheduled for May 25-27. Grade 3-7 students are invited to compete in sprints and middle distance events, hurdles, shot put, discus, long jump, triple jump, high jump and relays. As B.C. Teachers’ Federation members have voted to withdraw from extra-curricular activities, the Kajaks Track and Field Club encourages parents to take responsibility for the registration of their own children. If possible, a combined school registration is preferable, where one parent would take care of the registration for a
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The Richmond News May 23, 2012 A21
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11675 7th Ave.
Steveston Village, Richmond
NO 1 Rd & Springfield. 3 bdrm, 1 bath. gr level, bright, reno’d, own w/d, laminate/tile. prkg, $1395/mo incls hydro & heat. Avail JuL 1, refs reqd. n/s, n/p. 604-724-5375
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OPEN SUNDAY 1 PM - 5 PM #210 - 815 - 4TH AVE. 1 BR Uptown New West Condo, $148,000. Large Bright Rooms, 650 Sq Ft, full Reno, Floors, 4 S/S Appliances, Plumbing, Roof, Electric, Pool, Meeting Room, Parking, 7 Blocks to New West Skytrain, Moody Park. Dog & Kids OK. No Agents please. Call John 778-397-0508
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3 br sundeck, $1175 in 4 plex, +utils, 1250sf, bright, clean, own wd, good tenants, well managed, big yard, Williams & Gilbert, avail avail immed, 604-250-9598
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1Br Mt. Pleasant Condo, Quiet, Cental Area, Solid Bldg...$788/M RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca
SHARED ACCOMMODATION 1 BR for rent in 2BR condo. $400/m incl util & cable. Prefer quiet male, ns, np. References. Shared kitch/bath. Quiet, near dyke in Seafair/Steveston. Call (604) 448-0137.
OPEN HOUSE Sat May 19th 2-4pm,SPACIOUS 2 bed/2 Bath 925 sq. ft. $429,000.Grt open plan, gas f/p. C10-332 Lonsdale Ave. Troy Re/Max Select Prpty 604-737-8865
2 BR new reno Steveston & Railway, own entry & wd, nr bus/ shops, ns/np, ref’s 604-241-1548 3 BR GRND lvl, 1 bath, new reno, ns, nr #4 & Francis, $1,300 +util, quiet family, wd, 604-301-0818 3 BR ste, upper flr of house, $1050 + 60% utils, w/d included, 5271 Williams Rd, nr amen, ns np, avail now 604-710-9448 #4 & Williams, new house, 2 br, incl utils, cbl, net, ldry, 2 prkg, ns, np, $1,050, 1yr lse 604-313-1833
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1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, $88,000. (furnished) 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
1BDRM/1BTH $179,900 19236 Ford Ave, Pitt Meadows Large one bedroom condo 930sq ft. Priced to Sell. Call: (250) 878-2997 or email: email@example.com.
N. WEST: Uptown, 2 BR, Sunny west exp, inste W/D + 4 appls, F/P, sec prkg, locker. Rentals/ Pets OK. Near transit. $215,500. HIRA • Sutton• 604-318-9474
OPEN HOUSE May 20th, 2-4 pm #1010 – 6631 Minoru Blvd. Regency Park Towers, Walk to everything. End unit, lrg 1 br Spectular views. Gabriel, Prudential Sterling, 604.999.6190
For Sale by Owner
9 BDRM / 8 BATH Rarely Available 6750 sqft. Luxurious mansion in South Burnaby with breathtaking view from all floors. Walking distance to Deer Lake. This beautiful house is spread over two levels and basement, which has nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms. House comprises home theatre, hot tub,steam and sauna room and much more Virtual tour : Http://sg.photosandmore.ca/201 20424/virtual.html $4,480,000. Call Vik (604) 356-4449. Sutton West Coast Realty.
Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
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Vancouver East Side
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH, Mt Baker WA, 2007 Breckenridge Park Model dble loft trailer, 40ft, sleeps up to 12, Ranch has FREE Par 3 Golf, Horseback Riding, Indoor/Outdoor pools +. $85,000. By Owner. Tom 604-594-9342
LOG CABINS For Sale For rentals or ownership please join us for our open house during the May long weekend Sat May 19th, Sun May 20th 11am-4pm, and Mon May 21st 11am-2pm. Where you can view the newly renovated log cabins. Appreciate all the amenities the 6700+ sq ft Lodge building has to offer. At 5485 Lac Le Jeune Rd. Lac Le Jeune B.C. Take exit 336 off the Coquihalla Hwy and follow the signs to Lac Le Jeune. $189,900. Call: (604) 834-2020 or visit us at laclejeuneliving.com CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)
10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE There are several suitable building sites on the property with spectacular views of city of Penticton, and both Lakes. Power at lot line and only 10 minutes from the full service Hospital. This beautiful property is being sold by the owner at only $299,000. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details, or call 250-493-5737.
MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441 REAL ESTATE Opportunities in USA - Commercial & Residential Retail building in Lynden WA $329,900; Profitable antique & gift business $95,000. 4 BR, 3 bath 3,524 Sq Ft home in Bellingham $350,000. Many other great buys. MacDonough Real Estate 360-733-3308 email@example.com www.macdonoughrealestate.com
3516 Matapan St. Vancouver Older 4 BR house, very nice area, local to everything. $895,000. To view call 604-518-8100
3BDRM/3.5BTH 2639 Delahaye, Coquitlam Luxurious, modern taracaldwellrealestate.com 604-328-8127 RE/MAX All Points $988,000
GETAWAY ON GALIANO ISLAND (Lt.27 Stewart Rd). Completely furnished home & cabin on .9 acre w/private beach, deep water mourage, $999,000. 604-802-8711. View website for more info, photos & virtual tour: www.yourlinktorealestate.ca THE GLEN AT MAPLE FALLS Mtn Baker, WA. 1 1/4 hrs from Port Coq. Beeded lot, 40 ft x 80 ft, div 4 lot 160. Comes with 1992 40 ft Mallard park model and 8 ft x 12 ft shed. The Glen 415 acres of recreation, adjacent to 2 1/2 million acres of national forest. $64,900 Cdn or offers. Call Owners Keith & Dorothea at 604-942-7432
9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. Walk to amens. $234,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498
5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100
Out Of Town Property
3BDRM/2BTH 747 Chelsea, Lincoln Park PoCo. $398,000 greenbelt-1/2 duplex-no fees, Re/Max All Points 604-328-8127 taracaldwellrealestate.com
PRE OWNED, 2004 DW 24x44. Immaculate. Large windows, fridge, stove & security system. Asking $59,900.00. Brookswood Homes Ltd. 604 530-9566
673 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack Own the Land, 1092sf 2br rancher, kids OK $185K 824-7803 id5541 Sry Fleetwood immaculate 1785sf 3br 2.5ba tnhouse $419,900 507-8186 id5525
HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655
S. Surrey/ White Rock
S.SRY, 15298-20 Ave, Top flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, 1150sf, 6 appls, f/p, balc, prkg, rec facility. $289,900. Rent/own. No agent 604-872-2485
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
OPEN HOUSE Sun May 27th, 2-5pm, 220 Queens Ave, N West. 5 Br, 3 bath, 10,765 sf lot, approx 5,000 sf , inclds 2BR bsmt ste. parlike back yd. $1,388,000. Gerri, Mac Rlty, 604-761-3464
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (Maple Ridge) 5 acres, south facing view, owner occupied 2 storey home in Thornhill’s designated Urban Reserve, $1,550,000. No real estate commission. Call 604 760-3792
7243 199 Street, Langley Beautiful 4 BR family home with legal bsmt ste, central location, $629,000. Sutton West Coast RUPE MANN 778 240-7914
CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442
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1 BDRM G/L, lrg liv/rm, incl utils, ldry, cble, n/s, n/p, Nr Cambie/#5, $800. Call 604-273-0972 1 BR large bright grnd flr, Blundel & 1 Rd, 4 appls, fenced yard, small pet neg, ns, avail May 15th, $875 incl utils. 604-314-7838
THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
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BUSINESSES FOR SALE
Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ TWSA, stunning 4 BR, 3bath family home, like new, hw/tile flrs, delux kitch, granite counter, high end appls, lrg deck for entertaining, lrg back yrd, 2 lvls, 2 master’s with enste, 1 on each level, perfect for a family with teenager or relative, quiet safe street, walk to schools, high end rental $3200/mo + util, NS, min yr lease, long term preferred. Pets considered. Immed, 604-307-9794
LOVELY VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH West Vancouver, Best Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Foors, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,699,000 Tel: (778) 855-7375
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Houses - Rent
3 BDRM house, 1.5 baths, sunken family rm, prkg, n/s, no pets, $1600, June 1, #4 Rd Blundell/Granville, 604-649-7694
Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924
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RMD 2 BR condo, top flr, 5 appls, storage, u/g prkg, pool, Brighouse area, nr Rmd Centre & Canada Line, ns np, July 1, $1235 incl heat/hw 604-304-9252 eves, msg
Bach from $880 1 bdrm from $945 1 bdrm & den from $1020 2 bdrm from $1155
For Sale by Owner
BRAND NEW NARAMATA Townhomes - Perfect Holiday Home - Lock & Go - Steps to Beach & Winery. Alex Bloomfield 250-493-2244 (Office) 1-800-734-0457 (Toll Free) Royal Lepage Locations West
2585 Portree Way, Squamish Family Home $579,000 Immac house, situated across from the school.Barb Gloor, RE/MAX Squamish, 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
2332 Argyle Cr. Squamish - Fall in Love with the Stunning Views! $599,900. 10,400 sq.ft. lot, 2648 sq.ft. house, 4 bdrms, 2 bath, suite potential. Barb Gloor, RE/ MAX Squamish. 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
6082 BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sf, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 18 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $739,000. Call 604-734-1300
WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE for rent avail. immed, clean, secure, bright. Bolivar Park Area Surrey $950 month +half utilities (604) 916-3473:
A22 May 23, 2012 The Richmond News
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $49,900. Call 604-889-2525
Collectibles & Classics 1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367
2004 MUSTANG, convertible, black, premium six, 88,760km, aircared 2017, lady driven, exc cond, $8950, 604-859-8255
2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 29,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $16,900. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721 2007 CADILLAC Escalade 4wd (Luxury, Leather, Sunroof, Mags)...$32,995 #3339 1-888-812-2511
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201
1970 Jaguar E-TYPE In excellent shape and ready to go for sunny summertime driving. Too many upgrades to list. Pictures and invoices of work available. $68,000 1970jaguaretype4sale.com firstname.lastname@example.org
1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986
1995 FORD Mustang convertible, new top, Aircared, V6, auto, good cond $3200. 604-984-7574
1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2350. 604-534-2997
1995 PONTIAC Sunfire GT, 2 door coupe, purple, auto, $3500, aircared, 604-278-7552
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $9,750 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
1990 BENTLEY Mulsane 4 Dr Sedan, leather upholstery. Like New. ONLY 42,000 kms, $20,000 obo. Lgly. Ralph 778-988-2055
2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576
2011 CADILLAC CTS (Luxury. Leather, Panaramic Sunroof, Mags, 10 to clear)....MSRP $45,645 Now $29,995 1-888-812-2511 2011 CHEVROLET Impala (Auto, air, Fully Loaded, V6, 30 to clear)....MSRP $29,690 Now $12,995 #4135 - 1-888-812-2511 2011 CHEVROLET Malibu (Auto,air, fully loaded, 80 to clear)....MSRP $26,200 Now $14,995 #4140 – 1-888-812-2511
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1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073
2004 FORD Taurus, 29,400 miles, pwr pkg, c/d, air, serviced $5,000. Call 604-788-1411
1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069
2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
2007 PIAGGIO scooter MP3-250, silver, practically new, less than 500 km, fuel injected engine, security lock, new battery, $4300. Call Don 604-987-9166 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
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2009 JAGUAR XF
2011 CHRYSLER 200 CONV.
2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT
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2010 NISSAN Rogue AWD Auto/ Loaded/ cd...$19,995 #3650 1-888-812-2511 2011 GMC Yukon 4wd luxury/ Leather/ Loaded/ Mags...$35,995 #3791 1-888-812-2511
2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack
1995 SUBARU Legacy wagon good run cond 242,000 k, s/roof, $2350. 604-985-8495 eves pls.
1996 MAZDA Precidia MX-3, std, 181K, exc cond, air cared. $1650 obo. (Richmond) 778-881-6478
2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,395 obo. 778-242-2018
2011 NISSAN Pathfinder SV 4wd 7Pass/ Loaded/ Mags...$28,888 #3776 1-888-812-2511 2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $9500 obo. Sry 604-541-0018
2011 SUBARU Outback (Luxury Crossover, Auto, Loaded)...$26,988 #3626 1-888-812-2511
1997 Chevy 4x4 1500. 4.3liter vortec v6, sound system, tinted windows.$2400. 604-807-4203 NEW CHEVROLET Silverado Crew Cabs (Auto, V8, Air, Onstar, well equiped, 200 Trucks to Clear)) MSRP $33,980 Now $21,995 - 1-888-812-2511
2007 TOYOTA Yaris, 4 door hatchback, 78K, automatic. Well maintained, reliable and excellent on gas. Brand new tires, A/C, power locks and windows. $10,500. Call 778-239-7112
2002 MAZDA Protege Auto $4800 #02-6171. 604 466 6007 MJAutowholesale.com #30332 2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166 2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 4Matic, 149,500 kms. Excellent, loaded, Nav, DVD. $19,995 (604) 290-3975
2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email: email@example.com
2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, firstname.lastname@example.org
1997 TOYOTA RAV 4-5 SPD $6950. #97-2143. 604-466-6007 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332
2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: email@example.com
2002 SUBARU Impreza AWD wagon $7500 #01-1573 MJ Autowholesale.com 604-466-6007 #30332
2011 HYUNDAI Sonata Loaded/ Mags/ Alloys...$17,988 #3491 1-888-812-2511 2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009
2000 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,750. 604-218-8499
2002 SANTA FE, 128K kms, 4 cyl, 5 spd, air, pw, exc cond $5000 obo 604-710-8053
2010 JEEP Commander 4wd 7 Passenger/ Loaded/ Mags...$22,995 #3631 1-888-812-2511
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,700. 778-227-2010
2004 MITSUBISHI Outlander AWD $8800 #04-6580 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.0007 #30332
2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975.
KIA MAGENTIS 2008 lx V6 auto 200 hp - 20,300 km. Only $12,500. Chwk 604-847-3297
1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. service records $2,995. (604) 602-9066. 2006 Honda Civic EX Manual 53,000 kms 5-spd, p/w sunroof $12,000 Call: (604) 980-4947 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $39,000. 604-833-6931
Sports & Imports
1998 JEEP TJ -5speed $5900 #98-1754 604.466.6007 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332
2008 FORD F150 S/Cab 4wd Fully Loaded Truck...$18,888 #2759 1-888-812-2511
1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293
2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060
1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324
All Mechanically Inspected
2011 FORD ESCAPE
2005 JEEP Liberty Sport, Auto $9800 #04-1840 604.466.6007 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332
1990 MAZDA MIATA, w/hardtop, 76,000 orig km, summer fun car. Runs grt. $5,250. 604-984-0179
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
1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhaust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967
Sports & Imports
30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE
2002 TOYOTA Rav 4 Auto $8800 #02-6963. 604.466.6007 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511
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2011 TOYOTA SIENNA
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
Budget Car Sales
DEALS OF THE WEEK
2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $32,900. 604-6167727 email@example.com
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2001 CHRYSLER Sebring Convertible, auto, $8850 #01-7563 604.466.6007 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332
1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614.
2009 PONTIAC Vibe Very Big Selection...$11,895 #4204 1-888-812-2511
9129 1995 MERCEDES E320 Cabriolet Exc cond; local, 109K, NO accid. $14,900 Rare 778-773-1398
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
2010 CHRYSLER 300 Touring Auto/ Air/ loaded....$15,995 3696 1-888-812-2511 1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in May, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.
Collectibles & Classics
2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812
2006 AUDI A3 lthr int, FWD; 2.0T w/200hp, 6 spd auto, w/DSG paddleshifters; no accid 101,000 hwy km, 8 rims/tires. 604-899-2531
2005 COROLLA Auto,96k, a/c, no acc, aircared, new tires $8,500. Call: (604) 274-8627
2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $2750 obo 604-986-2430 firstname.lastname@example.org
1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253
2004 NISSAN Maxima Luxury/ Leather/ Loaded...$10,888 #0666 1-888-812-2511
2009 INFINITI G37 Luxury/ leather/ loaded/ mags...$25,995 #3135 1-888-812-2511
1991 MAZDA MPV, runs good, new timing belt & radiator, $1800 obo. 778-288-9784
Call ThE Experts TREES & LANDSCAPING
The Richmond News May 23, 2012 A23
PLUMBING & HEATING Plumbing Service & Repairs Boilers & Furnaces Gas Work
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2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 137 kms, good cond., $4300. 604-845-4766 after 4pm or all day wkends
2004 FORD Freestar, V6, 4.2L, auto, low kms, new brakes, tires & battery $6800. 604-858-7553
2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030 2010 CHEVROLET Express 2500 Cargo (Auto, air, 15 Cargo Vans to Clear)...$19,995 #3330 1-888-812-2511 2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Ultimate Luxury Vans with Power Sliders...$18,888 #4215 1-888-812-2511
2005 HUNTER 33 Sailboat, $95,900. Moored @ Point Roberts. Call Greg 778-686-5299
2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs. With trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: email@example.com
1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408
1997 WILDERNESS 22ft, good cond, sleeps 5, fridge/freezer. $5,500 obo. Tony 604-464-1072
2001 26.6 Frontier Plainsmen with slide ’00 FORD 350 V10, 133 kms. Grt cond. $24,000 both. 604-824-2362 2001 27 ft Ford Class C RV, tow pack, V10 pwr, island bed, ent ctre, slp 4, 82K,as new $21,000 due to illness 604-929-7575 2002 25’ Custom Coach travel trailer, queen bed & bunks, $10,500. Call 604-984-9293 2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. Ph Peter 1-604-357-3918
2010 DODGE Grand Caravan (Fully Loaded, Media Centre with Stow’n Go, 40 Grand caravans to Clear)...$15,995 #3530 1-888-812-2511
2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; firstname.lastname@example.org CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570
2008 Honda Odyssey DX 85K km. Well maint, no acc. PL, PW, AC $16,900. 604-805-3646
12’ PRINCECRAFT 15 hp mercury, low usage, easy rider trailer 2 swivel chairs $3500 obo. Ph 604-792-1224 1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540
EZ CLEANING. Bonded/insured. $20/hour. Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby/N. West. 604-505-0108 Sister Team office/hse cleaning. We will make your house sparkle. 15 yrs exp. $25/hr. 604 306-5993
2004 WESTWIND Trailer. 25 ft. Sleeps 6, incl private BR w/dbl bed. Awning, bbq, full bath, fridge/ stove. $10,000. 604-538-8120 2007 TERRY 28ft, slide, auto awning, sleeps 6, exc cond. Used 3 mths! $22,000. 604-367-7892
2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, 2 slides, spotless. Reduced $18,500. 604-230-2728
1992 CONQUEST Motorhome. 28’, sleeps 8, isld bed, a/c, furn., generator. 64,022 orig. km. Exc cond.! $16,000. 604-531-3404
2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841
1995 SEA Breeze 31 (Class A) Fully equipped, exc. cond., tow car avail $22,500 obo 604-746-5898' 1997 PJ Construction/car hauler trailer, 20 ft, 16 ft deck, 83 in wide deck, GVWR 7000#, New 225-75- R 15 trailer tires, 2500 # / tire, 4 wheel electric brakes (breakaway switch) 7 pin connector, deep cycle battery, ball winch mount, stake pockets/ tiedown brackets, spare tire, ramps, 2 5/6 ball hitch $2500. Call 604-817-4724
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
HTR CAMPGROUND VIP membership, 3 wks in & 2 out, $2,000. Call 1-403-931-1892
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
Lawn & Garden
AWARD WINNER Annuals galore! Installed. Garden Maintenance. A & B Landscaping 604-202-3893
B. DHALIWAL GARDENING & LANDSCAPING LTD Lawn maintenance, general cleanup, power raking, moss control, aerating. Complete lawn/ garden serv. Bill 604-317-9961
HEDGES AND SHRUBS CUT Lawns cut (604) 274-9656
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
LAWNS MOWED, gardening, yard clean-up, hedges, gutters, rubbish removal. 604-773-0075 Semi Retired Gardener, 35 years exp. Garden cleanups, pruning, free est. 604-277-6075
8185 EXCAVATING & BOBCAT SERVICES • Garage Teardowns • Demolition • Driveway Widening • Concrete & Asphalt Removal • Landscape Removal • Yard Leveling & Clean Up • Digging & Trenching • Dirt Removal • Retaining Wall • 10-40 Yard Disposal Bins
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one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
8090 ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: email@example.com
Akasha Turf Grass Mngt complete lawn restoration, aeration & fert. Res/Comm. $79. 526-6305
KT CONCRETE WORKS For all your concrete needs! For free estimate 604-307-0835 firstname.lastname@example.org
2002 GMC Adventurer. Great camping with snowbird option! 106,000 kms Excellent 20’ motorhome. Sleeps 4, with oven, microwave, fridge & new stereo system. Low km, little used. $20,000. (604) 833-4537
Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat, turf, cedar fence, paving stones, ashphalt 604-377-3107
Akasha Turf Grass Mngt complete lawn restoration, aeration & fert. Res/Comm. $79. 526-6305
1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042
RESIDENTIAL CONCRETE Driveways,Sidewalks,Patios Stamped,Exposed,Removals Call Doug 604 209-9843
9525 1996 MIRAGE 19ft , 4.3 litre good on fuel, stocked, stored indoors, no salt, 600 hrs, w/trailer, good cond, $8800 obo. 604-857-3344
1994 Special Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, aircon, lam flrs, $8000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408
2000 Honda Odyssey LX Automatic 231,000 kms Grey, single owner, good condition, trans & brakes recently done. Bluetooth. Trailer hitch. Service records avail. $4,999. Call: (604) 987-1595 email: email@example.com
Reliable Work ★ Res & Comm 1988 24’ Vanguard slps 6, rear bed, sofa & chair, air, new lrg fridge & tires, excel cond, $5900 obo. Phone 604-819-4192.
2009 Chevrolet Uplander Automatic 86,000 kms Priced to sell!! Burgundy LS ,7 pass, two sets of tires, Rear DVD , well maintained and mostly Hwy kms $9,900 Call: (604) 614-0762
S&S LANDSCAPING & FENCING
Factory Direct Cedar Fence Panel for Sale & Installation 8291 No.5 Rd Richmond Call 604-275-3158
CITYWIDE GUTTERS Continuous gutter installs, leaf protection, new & renos. BBB, Ins.WCB. 604-868-1373 citywidegutters.com
Moving & Storage
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rates. brothersmovingservice.com
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★ BATHROOM SPECIALIST★ Tiles, tub, vanity, plumbing, paint framing. From start to finish. Over 20 yrs exp. Peter 604-715-0030
FAIRWAY PAINTING 604 729-1234
★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ 3 rooms $299.00 (604) 727-0043
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
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Renovations & Home Improvement
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Plumbing, Heating, Plugged drains. Ironman Plumbing 604-510-2155
PLUMBING & HEATING Shore Plumbing. Licensed, insured and bonded. 604-318-6529 WESTMOR Plumbing Ltd Res/Com, Professional Service flat rate 7 days/wk 604-551-8531
A & B Junkers Junk and garden waste removal. Work Safe & Ins. 604-202-3893
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Renovations & Home Improvement
ACE OF TRADES: Complete Renovations Plumbing, Electrical Master Carpenter, Painting Wallpapering Kitchen/ Bathroom designer & installer. floors Ceramic Tiles Drywall, 25 yrs. exp. $35/hr Mark Local Cell: 778-889-9918 ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582
'Haul anything...but dead bodies!!' DISPOSAL BINS: All bins are $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
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Find one in the Home Services section. TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS
A24 May 23, 2012 The Richmond News
Visit Our Newly Expanded Garden Centre and Get Your Garden Growing! *ATTENTION LANDSCAPERS* • Over 2,000 pieces of Large Evergreen Plants NOW IN! Buxus, Picea, Cedrus, Juniperus, Abies, 6’ Alberta Spruce
• 3 in 1 Blueberry Bushes (Self Pollinating) $2499 • Roses, Budded & Blooming 2 Gal. Pots
1299 • Heirloom Tomatoes $249
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79 $ 99 3 bag $ 49 1 lb $ 99 4 bag ¢
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7case ¢ 99 lb. 2 for 1 $ 49 2 ea. $
PLUS MANY MORE IN-STORE SPECIALS!
Prices in effect May 23 - 27. While quantities last. NOW AVAILABLE - LARGE SELECTION OF ORGANIC DRY GOODS & GROCERY ITEMS NEW EXPANDED ORGANIC FRUITS & VEGETABLES SELECTION
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Published on May 23, 2012