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A woman who was shot while in a tattoo parlor appears to have been an innocent bystander. Richmond RCMP believe the woman, taken to hospital Friday night after the incident at the Capstan Way strip mall, was in the “wrong place at the wrong time.” The woman was said Monday to be in a serious, but stable condition and was expected to make a full recovery. “There is a report going around that the victim has taken a turn for the worse. That’s not the case,” said Richmond RCMP’s Sgt. Cam Kowalski. see Innocent page 4
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Major fire safety concerns missing from draft assessment on fuel pipeline plan BY ALAN CAMPBELL
The City of Richmond has demanded a meeting with B.C.’s top ministers to vent its frustration with the review into a proposed jet fuel delivery/pipeline plan. City council is angry that a whole raft of serious concerns over an airline consortium’s plan have been left out of an environmental assessment sent to B.C.’s top ministers. The plan would see fuel barged up the Fraser River’s south arm, stored in tanks near Riverport and then piped through the city to YVR. The provincial government has until Jan. 28 to decide on whether or not to follow a yet unknown recommendation from the BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO). The city has been handed a “table of conditions” (ToC), which accompanied the
actual assessment of the project, but it has not been given a copy of the full report and recommendation. City officials want to meet with Terry Lake and Rich Coleman, B.C.’s ministers of environment and energy respectively, to ask why several requests were excluded from the ToC. Specific omissions, — Lesley which worry city council, include the proponent (VAFFC) supplying and maintaining a fully equipped fire hall close to the tank farms on the banks of the river and the proponent supplying and maintaining a fireboat on the river to deal with any emergencies. “The exclusion of these comments … to the Ministers is substantive in terms of their future ramifications for the City,” wrote the city’s environmental sustainability manager,
Lesley Douglas, in a report to city council. City council agreed Monday to urgently request a meeting with Lake and Coleman to highlight the omissions from the assessment and re-iterate once more its objection to the proposal as a whole. Grass roots opposition society VAPOR — which has campaigned vigorously against the plan Douglas from the beginning — also expressed its dismay to council Monday at having no access to the ToC or report submitted to the ministers. “We asked the city if we could see a copy of the ToC but they were told by the BCEAO that only the working groups involved in the process could see it,” said VAPOR’s Carol Day.
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A former Miss B.C. contestant has finally pleaded guilty to taking part in the notorious 2011 Stanley Cup riot. The lawyer representing Sophie
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More than 500 customers and store employees were rushed out of Costco by firefighters on Sunday afternoon after a refrigeration unit started leaking a harmful gas. The store, at Great Canadian Way and Bridgeport Road, was quickly closed after the leak of Freon was discovered by an employee around 4:15 p.m., according to Richmond FireRescue battalion chief Richard Barnes. No one was injured in the process and the store closed for the night, before opening up again as normal Monday morning. “What’s happened is one of the refrigeration units there, the compressor on top let go and all the Freon was emitted into the atmosphere,” Barnes said. “There were no casualties, everybody went home safe and we’ve got a refrigeration repair guy there now.” Freon is toxic to people with heart conditions and can be flammable Barnes said. It is also heavier than oxygen and therefore can sit in an enclosed area like the Costco store, he added. —With a file from the Vancouver Sun
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Continued from page 1 “The BCEAO process has been anything but transparent; the 180-day process has turned into a 700 day joke. “Anytime the BCEAO found a hole in the plan, (the consortium) was given a chance to patch that hole.” Day added that her VAPOR colleague, retired federal fisheries biologist and Richmond resident Otto Langer, said this was the worst environmental review process he’s witnessed in 25 years. “When the city’s fire department is expressing strong concerns about a fireboat
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Education gets personal, teaching methods evolve BY BENJAMIN YONG Special to the News
Mention a traditional classroom setting, and most people think of a teacher in front of a blackboard disseminating knowledge to 30plus kids who later need to regurgitate that information on a test paper. Those days are long gone, said Al Klassen, president of the Richmond Teacher’s Association. “Teachers are always in advance of ministry curriculum changes. Educators are the vanguard of that kind of stuff,” said Klassen. “We’re trying to make learning personal to the kids.” Personalized learning was the focus of a recent presentation put together by the Richmond School District and presented to the minister early this month. It was also the topic of discussion at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. “Each student should have a way of personally connecting with what he or she is learning and how to learn it.” Klassen said it doesn’t mean each child will be taught individually, but having varying instruction for students at different levels of experience. Richmond Board of Education chairperson Donna Sargent said the concept is not new in local classrooms and is being built on.
“We are looking at the individual and seeing what they need to be successful,” she said, adding that advances in technology help. “But that cannot replace a committed teacher who is connected with their students.” This teaching style has been fully embraced by Glyn Davies, a Grade 6 and 7 teacher at Anderson elementary. Well-known for turning his classroom into the dark reaches of space complete with stars and planets, he said the way he and his colleagues have approached teaching has changed dramatically over his 16-year career. “When I taught in another district, it was literally on Wednesdays, you’d teach a subject and the kids all do the exact same, exact questions,” said Davies. “Right now in the classroom we’ve been learning about extreme space. We’ve got level 1 and level 2 ESL kids, kids with different challenges.” With such a varied group of students, he said it is impossible to have a generic lesson plan. Over the holidays, instead of assigning readings from one book, Davies had his kids pick out a book at the public library that was at their reading level. Then, an individual topic and project was chosen accordingly. Davies said the prospect of educational tailoring is scary to some teachers in the ini-
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Real estate buyers, sellers take wait-and-see attitude BY TRACY SHERLOCK Vancouver Sun
It appears everyone is taking a wait-andsee attitude on Metro Vancouver real estate, statistics released today by regional real estate boards Thursday show. Both buyers and sellers appear to be holding off, with home sales totals about 30 per cent below last year at this time and the number of new listings down 15 per cent from last December and numbering just half of the properties listed last November in Greater Vancouver, REBGV said. The Fraser Valley saw a drop of 25.4 per cent in sales numbers and a drop of three per cent in active listings from December last year. “The last half of 2012 was like a Mexican standoff. Buyers kept hoping for greater price drops while sellers who didn’t have to sell just took their home off the market rather than lower their price,” said Scott Olson, president of the Fraser Valley’s Real Estate Board.
Realtor Larry Biggar said one of his clients did just that in November. The Richmond home had been for sale for about six months, and rather than lower the price any further, the couple decided to take the home off the market. They are in their late 60s and want to downsize to a condo, Biggar said. He said everyone who went through the home liked it, but that they all seemed to be waiting to see what would happen with prices. “We watched the market slow down, and slow down, and slow down. ... It just got quieter and quieter,” said Biggar, who works with ReMax Westcoast. “Finally they said enough is enough. We really don’t have to sell. We can stall our plans if need be, although that’s not our first choice.” Biggar said the couple will be putting their home back on the market soon, and although they have not discussed the asking price, it will probably be the same price it was when they took if off the market. ❚ Full story at www.richmond-news.com.
Mounties nab suspected drug-dealing teacher Richmond RCMP have arrested a schoolteacher for an alleged drug-dealing offence. The teacher, who works in the Surrey School District, is now facing drug charges after allegedly conducting a hand-to-hand drug transaction near an elementary school in Vancouver. Eugenio Alfonso Bahamonde, 41, has been charged with trafficking and possession of a controlled
substance for the purpose of trafficking. On Nov. 7, officers from Richmond RCMP’s Property Crime Unit & Quick Response Team were in Vancouver in relation to an ongoing investigation. A vehicle approached the area, being watched at the time by plainclothes officers. The officers watched as the driver of the vehicle appeared to make a drug transaction with a pedestrian.
The driver was also seen smoking what appeared to be marijuana. The vehicle the drove away only to be pulled over in a neighbouring parking lot, where the driver was arrested and issued a 24-hour driving prohibition. A search of the car then revealed marijuana and evidence of drug trafficking. At the time of the arrest, Bahamonde told officers he was a schoolteacher.
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s British Columbians start to debate the future of our troubled ferry service, we would be well served as passengers, voters and taxpayers to come to grips with the implications of the decision we face. When public ferry service began in the middle of last century, we were told it was part of the highway system — and that it would be treated as such indefinitely. With the promise of steadily expanding service and subsidized fares, communities blossomed along the coast, growing in size and in economic output in a way they couldn’t have without the fleet. But in recent years, that promise has become harder and harder to keep. The legacy of government mismanagement, skyrocketing fuel prices and a growing debt have made the service increasingly unsustainable. B.C. Ferries has been told to slash runs and find “efficiencies” to make up the difference, but cutbacks alone won’t solve the problem. Boats and terminals continue to age, fuel prices show no sign of retreating, and debt-servicing costs are bound by necessity to rise. Meanwhile, there is little room to push up fares further, as they risk pricing the service out of the market. British Columbians are faced with a bleak choice: Either we put an ever-larger share of the tax pie into our ferries, or we allow our coastal communities to wither — which would itself come at a cost to the economy. The decision is by no means an easy one, but we must at least understand what is at stake before we begin the process of choosing.
Old tunnel has life left in it The Editor, The signs, open houses and news releases by the provincial government indicate that replacing the Massey Tunnel could be in the works. But the smart choice would be to talk about adding a crossing and keeping the existing tunnel. The new 40-km, four-lane highway from Deltaport to Hwy. 1 (South Fraser Perimeter Road) could have a short connection from the new Tilbury connection to the Nelson Road overpass in Richmond, and then to Boundary Road in Vancouver. This would allow commuters to take a more direct route to their homes in Surrey and beyond. The Massey Tunnel could remain unchanged and service primarily commuters in South Delta, which would reduce congestion. We need to be fiscally responsible when considering our transportation needs, and I feel the current public input process is not offering cost effective options. The narrow study of the replacement of the Massey Tunnel should be abandoned, and instead the public should be asked to comment on all options that offer relief of congestion at the Massey Tunnel. I propose the potential connection to Boundary Road in Vancouver be studied and the public be informed of all the options, not just the replacement of a tunnel that has decades of life still left in her. Carol Day Richmond
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It has received a significant amount of media attention, but will the aboriginal protest group known as Idle No More achieve any significant gains, other than raising public awareness of the pressing problems facing many aboriginal communities? It’s hard to see how it will – particularly if the protest turns into a general protest against the Harper government over a number of issues, or takes on the vaguely anti-capitalist tone that wrapped itself around the Occupy movement last year. If the group engages in such tactics as blockades and such, any public support for it will quickly dwindle and could even spark a backlash against First Nations, which would be tragic because the deeply entrenched problems of poverty and poor health that plague their communities would continue to be shut out of the public eye. And the movement just got a kick in the teeth with the leaked release of a damning financial audit of the Attawapiskit band, whose chief Theresa Spence is engaged in a hunger strike in an effort to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The audit, however, damaged Spence’s credibility as it uncovered the misspending of millions of dollars in funding. It’s not even clear what, exactly, the Idle No More group is looking for. In any case, whatever comes
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from Idle No More’s protest campaign can’t match the overheated rhetoric that flows from their leaders, who are raising expectations that some kind of miracle is going to occur that will dramatically change the landscape, as long as they simply hold enough demonstrations and stage blockades. And so the realistic actions – negotiations, court battles and the like – may be viewed as some kind of sellout by militants who think they can somehow force the federal government (or any government for that matter) to its knees. Something has to give here, and I suspect it will be the Idle No More movement that loses out. *** It shouldn’t come as a shock that the federal panel holding hearings in Victoria on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline decided to bar the public from those hearings. The capital city is the political protest capital of the province. Demonstrations and rallies are routinely held on the legislature’s front lawn or steps, and they have addressed all sorts of causes over the years.
Environmental protests are the most common, and there is a local element that can be depended upon to refuse to play nice when the time comes. There have been several violent protests on the legislature front lawn over the years, most notably a nearriot by environmental protesters in 1994, and a more recent homeless camp-cumenvironmental-protest-camp that saw a television cameraman assaulted by one the protesters. Security at the legislature has increased dramatically as a result, and now the building is in lock-down mode during major protests. In other words, the public doesn’t get in, even if the legislature is in session. Just last month, a public meeting held by Kinder Morgan in Victoria to discuss its own pipeline proposal was shut down by protesters, who tore presentation materials from the walls and sat on them, preventing the public from viewing them. So no doubt the federal joint review panel took Victoria’s history of unruly environmental protest (although, to be clear, there have been many peaceful protests too) into consideration when it decided not to take a chance on allowing one its hearings being disrupted or even shut down by demonstrators. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC
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Truth trumps Tory lies The Editor, Re: “Ads attack ethics,” Opinion, Nov. 30. Although this note is late, I want to comment on the editorial about the attack ads on NDP leader Thomas Mulcair. I have become so used to most of the media turning a blind eye to political happenings, it was astonishing to read your comments on the truth behind this Conservative slander. You have redeemed my faith in modern journalism. The position an independent and truthful press holds within our society is vital to its well being. Without it, the press becomes the propaganda arm of whatever agency can afford to buy it. As you said so well, Mr. Mulcair never advocated a carbon tax, and yet the Conservatives continued to state this over and over, knowing it was a lie. The fact that this lie continued for so long shows the lack of truth in their advertising does not bother them. Such an attitude brings to mind Joseph Goebbel’s statement that “if you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will come to believe it.” Has politics come to this in Canada? Keep up the good work. I look forward to reading more unbiased truth in your newspaper. Louise McManus Richmond
Healing hospital care puts patients in good hands The Editor, December 24 was the morning I went to emergency at Richmond Hospital. Having a heart beat of 190 sealed my fate that I was staying awhile. So began my week-long adventure in Richmond’s hospital. Allowing time to care is how this facility is directed. From the front doors of emergency to the food cart lady, who I always asked if she personally cooked my steak, I would receive a warm, smiley face. From the cries of a lost soul in the middle of the night came that soft, reassuring voice that everything is okay. From that mistake that I couldn’t make the toilet came the words of reassurance that it was not a big deal. There is a feeling of belonging here. Only words of praise in how things are getting better are spoken. Concern that I may help to make things better for you. This staff is not aware that they are automatically healing people and not even trying. The whole environment is healthy and alive. You couldn’t hand pick a better team. I am so proud of what I experienced from a hospital that I actually miss it. The formula that has been put in place for these wonderful people is one of great success and caring. The 2nd South Wing sounds like a battle brigade, it is, a battle of how we can all learn life’s little steps of healing and happiness. Thank you all so much for one of those life memories. You people are so gifted. And to the people of Richmond, you are in good hands. Mel Athnony Richmond
Shelter supporters thanked The Editor, Today is the second time the Canadian Tire store located in the Coppersmith Plaza on Steveston Highway in Richmond contributed to the St. Alban Extreme Weather Shelter. The donation of cooking equipment for preparing breakfast makes it easier for shelter staff and volunteers to provide nourishment for those citizens who are vulnerable to homelessness. We are very appreciative of this generous gesture to support the shelter, which also provides warm clothing and a warm place to sleep during the cold winter nights. Thank you to the good Samaritans at Canadian Tire and to the other merchants who support the shelter. E. Michaud, On behalf of Inn From The Cold at St. Alban Richmond
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Staff and management of the Richmond Centre and Kingsway White Spot restaurants spent their afternoon on Christmas Day afternoon serving up traditional menu favourites and holiday cheer for charity. Together, the two locations raised $14,523 - $10,028 from Richmond Centre and $4,495 from Kingsway. Funds were raised from tips, wages, and net proceeds will be donated from the Richmond Centre White Spot to the Richmond Hospital Foundation, while Variety – The Children’s Charity will benefit from the money raised at the Kingsway location. Send your pictures to editor@richmond-news. com with ThePulse in the subject line. For more photo galleries, visit www. richmond-news.com.
The staff and board members of the Richmond Centre for Disability were joined at its Christmas dinner by Coun. Bill McNulty (centre), who is the organization’s council liaison.
Linda Reid, (left) MLA Richmond East, Gail Rawle and Donna Gillette show off some of the children’s pajamas collected at Reid’s constituency office’s Christmas Open House.
Richmond Chapter #73, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated the 100th birthday of member Linda Yale. Pictured are John Dunning, Yale and Joan Turrell. In recognition of her many years of devotion, the chapter gave her the rare honour of a life membership. The Order supports cancer treatment and research, and has several bursaries.
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Richmond Sockeyes players Kootenay Alder, Matthew Wagner and Jeremy Hamaguchi presented Richmond Fire Department with more than 150 teddy bears as Christmas gifts for less fortunate children. The bears were collected at the annual Sockeyes Teddy Bear Toss night.
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enRICHed Speakers Toastmasters Club will begin meeting again Jan. 9, 2013 and on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. in Meeting Room M.1.003 on the main floor of Richmond City Hall. Guests attend for free. For more information call 604-276-4219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. enRICHed Speakers has a supportive and friendly environment and members learn from one another through positive constructive feedback and encouragement. School District #38 (Richmond), Continuing Education, provides the community affordable opportunities to continue their education and/or for meeting personal goals, needs and interests. If you are interested in a career in the ﬂoral industry or want to learn how to make beautiful arrangements join Jan. 9, 7:308:30 p.m. at, MacNeill Secondary— 6611 No. 4 Road. The Richmond Garden Club meets on the fourth Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Minoru Sports Pavilion, 7191 Granville Ave. All novice and experienced gardeners are welcome as
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Donating blood can save lives. According to Canadian Blood Services, approximately every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood. That’s why they’re encouraging people to donate blood at the Canadian Blood Services Bloodmobile that’s coming to the Richmond Library and Cultural Centre Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Donors are asked to book their appointment in advance. To register to donate blood or to ﬁnd out if you’re eligible call 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283). There are a few basic requirements for blood donation: You must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 lbs., and be in generally good health and feeling well. ID is also required.
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Richmond City Baseball celebrating 50 years Local minor association launching 2013 registration drive for players of all ages on Saturday at Brighouse Park
The 2013 campaign promises to be a golden one for the Richmond City Baseball Association. The RCBA, along with its provincial counterpart — the B.C. Minor Baseball Association — are celebrating their 50 anniversary this coming season. Both organizations were founded in 1963 and the RCBA was the inaugural member of B.C. Minor Baseball. The RCBA provides the opportunity for Richmond’s youth to participate in structured baseball programs in the spring and summer. Programs are available for youth as young as five and as old as 25. They range from House League to AAA All-Star. Alumni who have come through the program include Washington Nationals prospect and Canadian national team standout Jimmy Van Ostrand. He found the time to work with Richmond’s top Bantam team last summer. The association is launching its first of three 2013 registration sessions on Saturday at the Brighouse Park fieldhouse. The other two will take place Feb. 3 and Mar. 2 at Richmond Centre. “(This) promises to be a very exciting year for Richmond baseball, not just for our players, but for our coaches, our alumni and parents alike,” said RCBA president Trevor Rennie. “Baseball has a long history in Richmond and we have an opportunity to celebrate the past while we look ahead to what the future has to
offer.” RCBA’s popular grassroots Rally Cap Program is one of the outcomes of the Long Term Athlete Development Program developed by Sport Canada. The goals of Rally Cap program include: create an environment in which children and adults can have fun with baseball; teach baseball skills, rules and strategy to players; model and teach competitiveness with an emphasis on good sportsmanship; and promote increased self-esteem among Rally Cap children and adults. The RCBA has invested heavily in player and coaching development by bringing in professionals to augment the association’s own expertise and resources. “We will be continuing the very successful Rally Cap program this year at the (U5) Blastball level,” continued Rennie. “ The program has been designed specifically for young players and aims to increase interest in baseball.” After hosting two very successful provincial championships in 2012, the RCBA hopes to land the 2013 Bantam AAA Western Championships. The association is also currently applying for provincial and federal grants to match funding already received from the City of Richmond. The city funding is for major improvements at Blundell Field in the hopes that the Western Championship bid will be successful. Corporate Sponsorship opportunities abound during this
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Richmond Ringette hosting 18th annual West Coast Classic
Richmond Ringette is all set for its biggest weekend of the season as the association hosts the 18th annual West Coast Classic. The tournament is one of the largest in the province with 63 teams from across Alberta and B.C. scheduled to compete. In total, 1,100 athletes will be hitting the ice, ranging from U10 to Masters age groups. The host association will also be well-rep-
resented with teams in the U10, U12, U14, Open and Masters divisions. Once again, there will be Family Fun Night on Friday at Minoru Arena. Boston Pizza is sponsoring a pizza party for the players, while a ring toss offers some great prizes, including a Wii U and Ipad Mini. There will also be a showcase game featuring Richmond battling the Kelowna Chiefs
in Open Division action. Some members of Richmond’s Masters team have been involved with the organization as players for nearly 30 years. Richmond Ringette also adds to its registration base by annually hosting Come Try Ringette sessions in March, for the following season. The tournament will conclude Sunday
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Richmond Minor Midget C3 team celebrates a perfect run at the Vancouver Canuck Place Charity Hockey Tournament.
RMHA Midget C3s capture tourney The Richmond Minor Midget C3 team won the Vancouver Canuck Place Charity Hockey Tournament over the Christmas break, sporting a perfect 5-0 record. In preliminary play, Richmond defeated Hope, Burnaby, and Vancouver to qualify for the championship round. As luck would have it, Richmond met up again with Hope in the semi-finals. It was an endto-end game, between two evenly matched teams. With just over a minute remaining, and Richmond up 3-2, Hope pulled its goaltender but Richmond was able to notch an empty-netter to clinch the victory. The final pitted Richmond up against Surrey in a battle of unbeaten teams. This was a hard fought game from the start, with
strong physical play and a fast pace. It also proved to be a goaltender’s duel. Richmond opened the scoring on the power play and despite excellent chances by both teams, that proved to be the game’s only goal. Mark Cayer was outstanding in earning the shutout, while Kevin Coates was the game MVP. The team also includes Manmeet Dogra, Ben Kiang, Sam Kiang, Nathan Lau, Matt Mah, Nathan Mak, Jordan Moss, Braxton Nomura, Arman Sandhu, Nick Seto, Jocelyn Tang, Justin Uyeno, Darren Whiteside, Alisha Wong and Tyler Yip. They are coached by Grant Coates, Steve Yip and Jim Seto and managed by Mel Mah.
Sockeyes extend win streak to 6 games
Jake Roder scored the go ahead goal with just 3:33 remaining as the Richmond Sockeyes extended their win streak to six games Sunday with a 3-2 victory over the Grandview Steelers. Jeremy Hamaguchi and Danton Heinen also scored for the Sockeyes, who improved
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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 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
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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 CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
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
NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see uSELLaHOME.com id5361
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1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367 CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
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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STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633
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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
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NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
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NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
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
REGENCY Park Towers Condo 2 Bdrm/2 Bath Corner Unit. 1200 Sq Ft. 6631 Minoru Blvd. 11th Fl. Across from Richmond Centre and Skytrain. Best location in Richmond. Reduced to $339,000. 604-278-5771
5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788
Abbotsford 211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 PropertyGuys.com id: 77100
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
11 ACRE lot w/1296sf 3br 2ba Updated modular home Ryder Lake area $475K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5640
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CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
Houses - Sale
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
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
Vancouver East Side
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
6030 FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
Other Areas BC
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
Out Of Town Property
1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592
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
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
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NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $7,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
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1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
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1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
Collectibles & Classics
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3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
Bach from $795 1 Bdrm from $900 2 Bdrm from $1095 Includes heat, hot water, D/W, outdoor pool, gym. On a major bus route. Well maintained landscaped grounds.
CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663
GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
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HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566
1980 BUICK Riviera 1 owner, clean, no rust, good cond. 158K, $4500 obo, 604-940-9520
2 BDRM Apt, across for Kwantlen, incl heat/hotwater, 1 secured parking, outdoor pool, no pets, $1095/m, Avail Feb 1. Call Jerry 604-273-4785
Family Friendly Complex 2 BR (Avail Now) & 3 BR (Avail Now & Feb 1). Close to shopping, schools and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Seasonal pool and in-suite storage avail.
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $830,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515 email@example.com
SUPER LARGE 3 bdrm, Vaccant $1340 inc heat/hw, balcony, 604-218-4804 604-275-4898
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
4 BR, 2.5 bath, 1 garage, Gilbert Cr. nr school, ns, np, avail NOW $2000+utils. 604-275-2629
PINEWELL & Ash, newly renod, 3 bdrm, cls to school/trans, & lndry, DW, lrg fncd back yrd, $1995/mo 778-861-3469
2 BDRM, living rm, kitchen, dinning rm, fully reno’d, shared lndry, NOW $980 604-946-3810 604-366-4928
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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
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
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
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
2 BR bsmt, E Richmond, custom built home, Now, ns, np, 2 people $900, 1 person $800. 604-522-3658. 778-232-3658
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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Houses - Rent
9555 KILBY Dr, new reno, 5B, 2.5Ba, 2,850sf, lease, no pet, no smoking, rent $2,800 now, call Eric (604)723-7368 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
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
RICHMOND Reno’d 1BR, 600sf, secure parking, avail Mar 1st, $850/mo, Railway/Blundell. ★Call Max Mgmt 778-996-9908
4 BDRM, 2 bath, Feb 15, $1600 + util 604-345-1899 or 778-889-1256 HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094
1 BDRM & den, cls to skytrain & amen, indoor pool, gym, NOW $1250 w/ gas ref’s 604-588-0069
RMD 2 br, 1.5 bath, 6 appl, nr shops/shool, transit, 1 prkg, storage shed, small yard $1300 Feb 1 1-250-398-0720 Call collect pls.
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
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PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
Steveston Village, Richmond
6540 GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
1BDRM/1BTH LADNER Pointe in-suite laundry, large balcony, very clean, hrdwd floors, carpet, no pets $925/mo. 604-789-6064
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LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
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OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
RMD 3 bdrms, 1.5 bath, 2 prkg, Francis & # 1 area, ns, np, $1550/mo, Immed 604-230-4778
2005 FORD Focus Z $7,888, 96K, EH135959 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
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1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
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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
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357 2006 HONDA Accord, 106,000 kms, 4 dr, auto, leather, very good cond $12,500. 604-889-4961
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
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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2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
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2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
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.
2006 SATURN Ion, $5995. Stock# K12438A, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
2005 GMC Sierra Stock# KK1373B $9995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
1992 BMW 325i Auto 87,000 km, one lady owner, exc cond, no accid. $6,800. 778-8298663
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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2004 FORD F350, Diesel, pristine cond Stk# AB10252A. $15,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
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1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,500. 604-786-6495
2002 FORD Explorer, Stk# V13081A, auto low K’s $6995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
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Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and Canada Safeway Limited.
Talk to your healthcare professional, including your Safeway Pharmacist, about having your own immunization record reviewed to determine your individual needs. Vaccines may not be suitable for everyone and do not protect all individuals against development of disease. Some vaccines may require a prescription. Vaccines may not be available in all locations. Age restrictions may apply. Check with our pharmacist for further information.
Prices effective at all British Columbia Safeway stores Friday, January 11 through Sunday, January 13, 2013 only. We reserve the right to limit sales to retail quantities. Some items may not be available at all stores. All items while stocks last. Actual items may vary slightly from illustrations. Some illustrations are serving suggestions only. Advertised prices do not include GST. ®™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and Canada Safeway Limited. Extreme Specials are prices that are so low they are limited to a one time purchase to Safeway Club Card Members within a household. Each household can purchase the limited items one time during the effective dates. A household is deﬁned by all Safeway Club Cards that are linked by the same address and phone number. Each household can purchase the EXTREME SPECIALS during the speciﬁed advertisement dates. For purchases over the household limits, regular pricing applies to overlimit purchases. On BUY ONE GET ONE FREE items, both items must be purchased. Lowest priced item is then free. Online and in-store prices, discounts, and offers may differ.
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