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Police probing human remains find Nature of the grisly discovery on the west dyke means skeleton could be years old
For the families’ future
BY ALAN CAMPBELL
MLA Linda Reid signed off on the transfer of land in the city centre to a housing society for it to build six affordable singlefamily homes.
Police are investigating the discovery of human remains in a remote marsh area of Richmond. Richmond RCMP received a report around 10 a.m. Saturday that the remains, believed to be skeletal in nature, were found on the west dyke near Blundell Road. Police say a work crew surveying the area located the remains and immediately called police. With the assistance of the Coast Guard, investigators made their way to the area and such was the apparent age of the skeleton, police suspect it has been there for some time. The immediate area was secured and a coroner on the scene said the skeletal remains do not appear to be recent.
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A police team, above and left, scour a remote marshy area on the west dyke for clues after a Coast Guard crew spotted a human skeleton. The coroner is now investigating the find.
Law goes it alone, NDP launch East bid
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Election heats up with Mountie, transit operator
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The Richmond Centre riding took another twist Friday when Mountie Gary Law announced he will run in May’s provincial election as an independent candidate. Law, a Burnaby corporal who’s devoted decades of service to the local community as a Richmond resident, was being lined up to run for the Liberals in departing Rob Howard’s patch. But in controversial circumstances, the Liberals pulled Law’s nomination and the police are investigating claims he was threatened by texts and calls demanding he pull out of the nomination process. The Liberals have, instead, installed media executive Teresa Wat into the hot seat for the election. On Friday, Law released a statement to the media, saying he recognizes the added challenge of being an independent but said that, with the support of the community, he will accomplish his “long-term personal goal, and that is to serve my community, my province and my country.” He said, if elected, he would pay close attention to Richmond’s emergency preparedness for disasters, juvenile delinquency and affordable housing for seniors.
“With your support and participation, and with your vote, we can have hope and hope will bring change,” said Law. Law urged the public to join his team in the run up to the election. Meanwhile, the NDP have nominated Richmond resident Gian Sihota as the Richmond-East candidate to take on long-standing Liberal MLA Linda Reid in the provincial election. “I’m excited to bring positive change to the people of Richmond-East,” said Sihota, a transit operator who’s been the president of the Richmond-East NDP constituency association for the past 14 years. Sihota, a strong advocate for human rights and the protection of farmland, plans to focus on traffic congestion in Richmond-East, particularly the infamous Massey Tunnel and Highway 99. He spoke about giving the city more control over protecting farmland and encouraging residents to buy local produce to help local farmers. “It’s the province that has the power to change the law to make sure we don’t lose any more farmland,” he said.
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This is for the future babies: Reid Provincial land given up for affordable family homes
BY YVONNE ROBERTSON
The B.C. government transferred a piece of Richmond land to the Habitat for Humanity Society of Greater Vancouver in an effort to turn a 25,000-square-foot plot of overgrown weeds and twigs into six affordable new homes. “It’s about the babies in our community, those who are coming after us,” said Richmond-East MLA Linda Reid, as she stood on the plot at 8180 Ash St. “We’re building a livable community for them.” The transfer allows six families to become first-time homeowners through the Habitat for Humanity program, which provides safe and affordable housing. Families invest 500 hours of their own labour (called “sweat equity”) into the building of the home in lieu of a down payment and are financed with affordable, no-interest mortgages. “We’re offering a helping hand, not a hand out,” said Tim Clark, the society’s interim chief executive officer. “The partner families are empowered through home ownership.” The City of Richmond is currently working on the permit process, which will hopefully be finished by May or June, according to Reid. The city would also need to consult the public, particularly surrounding residents.
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MLA Linda Reid and Habitat for Humanity’s Tim Clark at the official land transfer. However, during her own discussions with the public, Reid found feedback to be unwelcome and intolerant — a common reaction from residents, which has halted affordable housing developments in the area in the past. “We need to do better than that,” said Reid.
Vancouver Canucks favourites Cliff Ronning, Dave Babych, Darcy Rota, Jack McIlhargey and Garry Valk will relive their glory days at the second annual Richmond Celebrates Hockey Day on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Richmond
“It’s too important for Richmond families. It’s about Richmond caring for its own and for its children. Housing is a big part of childcare and we need proper housing.” To read about a family helped by Habitat for Humanity, visit www.richmond-news.com.
Olympic Oval. Ronning, Valk and Babych will lead the Canucks Alumni as they hit the ice to take on the Richmond Sockeyes Alumni. Additional Canuck alumni participants are expected to be announced in the
coming weeks. Game time is 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets are $15 and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Partial proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Richmond Kidsport.
B.C. ministers delay jet fuel delivery decision Government needs another month to mull pipeline fate
BY ALAN CAMPBELL
The saga of the jet fuel delivery and pipeline proposal will rumble on for another month after the B.C. government extended the decision deadline. Environment Minister Terry Lake was due to decide last week on whether or not to issue an environmental certificate for an airline consortium’s plan to barge jet fuel up the Fraser River, store it in giant tank farms and then pipe it through Richmond to YVR. But Lake’s office, instead, issued an extension order, giving a new deadline date of Feb. 25 to determine the fate of the Vancouver Airport Fuel
Facilities Corporation plan. The government’s Environmental Assessment Office issued a statement to all parties concerned on Monday saying “the ministers felt that they needed more time to assess the information they have available to them before they make the decision about whether or not to issue an environmental assessment certificate.” Grass roots campaigners VAPOR, who’ve protested vehemenently against the plan from the outset, said they were neither encouraged nor discouraged by the extension. Even though the delay could mean the min-
ister genuinely needs more time to consider, VAPOR is skeptical that it may just be a chance for the proponents to bolster their case. “VAPOR is neither disappointed nor encouraged by this further delay in that we have steadfastly maintained that this review, which is to have been done in harmony with Port Metro Vancouver (an agency that will benefit from any approval), is a less than proper federal/provincial joint review process and above all has greatly tried to ignore the concerns and interests of local governments and especially that of the public,” see VAPOR page 4
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A Richmond mother is angry that her special needs son was sold an umbrella that looked so much like a rifle police confronted the young man with guns drawn. Alana Grossman is not upset with the police - she believes they had no choice but to draw their weapons, because they believed her son had a real rifle - but can’t understand why such items are sold in the first place. “Someone called police, and rightfully so,” said Alana Grossman, whose son, 21, was delivering newspapers on Nov. 16 on a Richmond street, on Thursday. “They showed up, pointed four guns at him, and asked him to put it on the bench. But he was at risk and could have been killed. They took it away and there were no charges. “But I back the police 150 per cent,” added Grossman, who was only told about
the incident Wednesday night by her son. “They shouldn’t take chances and they have to be as cautious as possible. “But I need for people not to sell this stuff. My anger is with my son and those who sold it to him.” Grossman said she knew her son had bought the rifle umbrella a few months ago at the Richmond Mind Games store -— which has since closed — but forbid him from taking it out of their house. Nevertheless, he took it with him Nov. 16 while delivering papers and someone called Richmond RCMP, believing it was man on the street with a real gun. “We received a report about a male with long-barrelled rifle over his shoulder,” said Cpl. Sherrdean Turley, media relations officer. “The appropriate action was taken and he (Grossman’s son) was asked to step away. They found out it was an umbrella in the shape of a gun.” Full story at www.richmond-news.com.
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t’s not a new idea, but it’s one that’s floating around with increasing regularity: would the Lower Mainland be better served by a regional police force? As it stands today, a half dozen cities have their own independent departments. The rest, including Richmond, are served by RCMP detachments. The disconnect between these various bodies was just one of many points raised in Wally Oppal’s report on the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry in December. Vancouver police chief Jim Chu brought the question back to the front pages this week with a response to Oppal’s report in which he backed the concept of a Greater Vancouver force. To many, it’s a black-and-white question, with just one solution: you either come together as one force covering the entire zone, or you leave things as they are, with different approaches in different cities. In truth, there’s a spectrum of possibilities: how about one force for north of the Fraser and one for south of it? Or, three forces running from west to east; and the third taking the Fraser Valley portion up to Hope? Alternatively, why not leave the departments as they stand now but create sub-units specifically aimed at creating collaboration — like the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team — in which police members from different areas could come together across city lines to work on common projects and efforts? The only solution that should be dismissed outright is the one currently in place: ignore the debate till it goes away.
Vote for community reform The Editor, Re: “Municipalities need greater say,” Letters, Jan. 23. Thanks Kathy for raising an important concern that strikes at the heart of many contentious local issues. With reference to the jet fuel pipeline, Kathy accurately states that the city, “does not have the jurisdictional ability to deny the project.” How right you are. Unfortunately we see this time and again including the dumping of waste on local farms. Richmond city council tries hard to balance all needs in making decisions in the best interests of our community only too often to have provincial or federal jurisdiction superseding that of our local municipal government with dire consequences for locally important issues. It’s time for residents to ask Liberal and NDP Candidates where their parties stand on giving municipalities greater say in local issues. The Green Party of B.C. is committed to decentralizing decision-making and to expanding the authority of local governments. It’s called community-based reform and local governments will be strengthened with expanded authority and resources. This fresh approach will go a long way to resolving the many community-based conflicts that involve residents, businesses, farmers and others at the local level. If residents want change, they need to vote for change in May! Jerome Dickey Richmond-Steveston candidate Green Party of B.C.
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History choice will determine election Welcome to the 1990s. That, at least, is where the B.C. Liberals and their supporters want to take you if you’re considering voting for the NDP in May. The first of what will likely be many so-called “attack” ads has hit the radio airwaves, and it focuses on three issues that arose during the NDP’s time in government during the 1990s. One of the issues – using only unionized labor to build the Island Highway – is somewhat obscure and probably not even remembered by a majority of voters. More familiar is the second issue: the fast ferry fiasco, which saw the NDP spend almost $500 million on three useless ships. But it is the ad’s third issue that, while no doubt largely forgotten by most British Columbians, may be more of a wild card than other issues. This is the socalled “memo to file” incident that continues to dog NDP leader Adrian Dix. The story goes back to 1999. Dix was at that time chief of staff to thenpremier Glen Clark, who became ensnared in an RCMP investigation into an application for a casino licence by someone who had a personal connection with him. After the RCMP, armed with a search warrant, raided the premier’s home, Clark produced a memo written by Dix that suggested the premier had nothing to do with the casino application. It later emerged that
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Dix had “backdated” the memo to bolster the argument that Clark was not involved. Essentially, he concocted a misleading document which became part of a police investigation. Dix resigned his position as Clark’s chief of staff shortly after. I suspect the B.C. Liberals and their supporters will make this incident the focal part of a number of hard-edged ads that zero in on Dix’s character and honesty. His political enemies will try to question his character, and try to brand him as a dishonest person who can’t be trusted to lead the province. The message, relayed over and over again, will no doubt shape how some people vote in May. The question is, how many? Are more people simply tired of the B.C. Liberals and don’t care that much about the NDP’s record in the 1990s or about issues like Dix’s memo? The NDP’s campaign theme is “change for the better” and the call for a change in government can be a powerful one when a party has been governing a long time. It’s useful to note the B.C. Liberals tried to
use the memo incident in attack ads in last year’s two by-elections, and had absolutely zero success as they lost both seats. Dix is both the key strength but also potentially the fatal weakness of the NDP. While he is more highly-regarded by the public than Christy Clark, he is also less well known and thus vulnerable to his opponents defining his public image along their lines, and not his own. As is so often the case in B.C. politics, there’s a great irony here. Back during the 1996 election campaign, when Dix was Clark’s top aide, the NDP ran a brutally negative ad campaign aimed at B.C. Liberal leader Gordon Campbell. A series of television ads depicted Campbell’s face tinged with grey, with a menacing and forbidding look. A voice-of-doom like narrator talked in dark terms about Campbell. The ads were relentless and, presumably, somewhat effective. The NDP won the election. Campbell and his party were furious and angry they had lost an election that looked easily within their grasp a few months before the vote. There’s still an outside chance history may repeat itself. Of course, that may depend on whether people care more about what happened in the ‘90s, and not about the past 12 years. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC.
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The Editor, I wasn’t as thrilled as Adrian Dix was about going to Ottawa to “learn from other NDP winners” last week. First, Mr. Dix mentioned NDP Premier Greg Selinger of Manitoba as a winner who not only promised not to raise taxes, but even went so far as to put it down in writing for the voters of Manitoba but that was before he won the election. After he won the election, Greg Selinger raised the taxes in Manitoba by $182 million. He brought in some of the biggest tax increases in the history of the province. He is also not ruling out tax hikes again in the next budget for 2013. Next, Mr. Dix also mentioned NDP Premier Derrell Dexter who recently won the election in Nova Scotia as someone he would like to talk to as well. Dexter said he wouldn’t raises taxes either if he was elected. After he won the election, Dexter raised the HST in Nova Scotia to the highest level in Canada. Mr. Dix, you already have a lot of experience in the political field here in B.C.
You, Mr. Dix, were the Chief-of-Staff for Glen Clark when B.C. had the highest marginal income tax rates in Canada. B.C. was also last in Canada for job growth and B.C. became a “have not” province. Mr. Dix, you also sat in on the outrageous “fast ferry” decisions which cost the B.C. taxpayer $450 million, only to be sold for $19 million to a Washington marine group, which, in turn, sold our fast ferries to Abu Dhabi Mar in the United Arab Emirates. So you see Mr. Dix, why I am not as thrilled as you talking to these NDP “winners” and I am sure that most of the voters of B.C. are not thrilled as well with the idea that you consider NDP politicians, who said they wouldn’t raise taxes and then raise taxes after they win the election, as winners either. I would call them liars. Hopefully, if you become Premier, you will not follow in the same footsteps that your “winners” have taken. Linda Cooper Richmond
Extension arouses suspicion The Editor, So, Terry Lake and Rich Coleman are having a hard time making a decision — I wonder why? Maybe Port Metro Vancouver’s contribution to the “harmonized process” decision is not ready yet? Or PMV is waiting for an application for a permit to
build from VAFFC for a tank farm and marine terminal? Or they want to commission some more studies, like: What’s the impact of an unconfined fuel vapour explosion at the tank farm and marine terminal? Jim Ronback P.Eng Director of VAPOR
Mayor Malcolm Brodie and MP Alice Wong attended the official opening of Khas Badminton Centre at No. 6 and Bridgeport roads. The centre, owned by head coach Chris Kwee (top, far right), is the largest badminton facility in Canada, with 18 courts. Close to 150 people showed up for the opening.
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For Christmas this year, I gave a couple I know a gift of two months free to Netflix. They
appreciated the gift, but they weren’t sure what to make of it. While they have two laptops and a home computer and are avid users of Facebook, they prefer a more basic approach to tech in their lives. They are cable cord cutters in their own right, having never had cable TV and instead preferring to borrow DVDs from the public library — an excellent option.
So when faced with the torrent of choices that is Netflix, their response to the service has been cautious confusion. Their reaction is understandable: Netflix does a poor job of providing a straightforward way to discover what’s in its library. Its grouping of titles into genres, while helpful, never seems to catch everything that should be included in those individual
genres. Beginners to Netflix can experience a feeling of being lost at sea. To help out my friends, I’ve made a list of selected titles I think they’ll enjoy. I’ll share that in a moment, but before I do, here are three bits of advice to novice Netflixers. First, the instant queue is your friend. If you find a show or
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Shows: Not easy to find on TV Continued from page 10 than offered by Netflix. Finally, Netflix is available on more devices, from smartphones to tablets to computers, than almost any other online media service out there. It’s not just for your TV, so don’t feel tethered to your living room to use it. So, here’s my suggested starter list. First, some TV shows that are hard to find on regular TV in Canada and show the value of Netflix in making them widely available: z Wallander: Kenneth Branagh stars as the fictional Swedish detective for whom the series is named. Beautifully shot and acted in English, it’s a quieter take on Sweden’s hidden disturbing side than the Dragon Tattoo film trilogy. z MI-5: North America had 24, but the UK had this BBC spy series which shares much of the same thriller-based DNA. Vaguely lefty, sometimes ridiculous, it’s breathless in its portrait of the spy service of a faded empire trying to protect its little country from being ground up by in struggle between global superpowers and international and domestic terrorists. Don’t get attached to any of the cast — this is British TV. z The Hour: Another BBC show, this time about the
dawn of investigative TV news in the UK in the 1950s. Fine acting and Mad Men-like focus on period detail make up for unnecessarily overdramatic plotlines. z Justified: Created by a Canadian with a Canadian in the lead role, this smart, funny and moody series based on an Elmore Leonard character who returns to his native Kentucky as a U.S. marshal is probably the best American cop show on TV right now. Netflix has the first two seasons available, with the second even better than the first. Side note: I’ve been told, repeatedly, by my co-watcher of this series that Timothy Olyphant looks great without his shirt on. z How I Met Your Mother: An American sitcom that I completely missed when it first debuted. Like The Big Bang Theory, it’s slick and not very original but is very funny. It’s also an example of Netflix’s ability to help you catch up with shows you missed the first time around. Have your own Netflix picks? Feel free to drop me a line and I’ll include them in a future column. Barry Link is the editor of the Vancouver Courier. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet at Twitter.com/trueblinkit.
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s the world premiere of Sisters draws nearer, we sit down with visionary writer Simon Johnston and the show’s multi-talented director, Sarah Rodgers.
Gateway: What’s it like to sit back and watch a director help get your play on its feet? Simon: As a man, this is as close as I will ever get to having a baby. The director is like my midwife. She has helped me stay healthy while I was “pregnant” working on the text and now she is assisting me to birth the “child”. G: What’s it like to have the writer sit in on rehearsal? Sarah: It has been a joy having the writer in the room with us—so wonderful getting the meaning behind the ideas ﬁrst hand—it has been a beautiful collaboration. We laugh together and smile and celebrate the actors’ victories and put our heads together to trim the piece to a well-oiled, economical play. G: Have you ever been in a situation like this before? Simon: Yes! I’ve written 12 plays and they have all been produced. But each experience is unique. No matter how many opening nights I’ve had in the past, each one is like the ﬁrst time. I am a cornucopia of feelings: nervous, excited, insecure, proud, anxious, happy all rolled into one—like a new dad hoping the world will love my child as much as I do. G: Why should we come see Simon’s work? Sarah: He has brought a great sense of comedy to Chekhov while bringing his very own Chinese perspective to the play—great originality! G: Why should we come see Sarah’s work? Simon: This is one of Sarah’s ﬁrst new plays after a string of Jessie award-winning productions. If you are interested in seeing a world premiere directed by a top director then you must see this show. See both Simon & Sarah’s exceptional work in Sisters on now!
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Richmond Orchestra & Chorus Association presents: Love is in the Air This post-Valentine’s concert takes “love” as its primary theme, and includes music from across four centuries. We will also be joined by bassist Steve Johnston and drummer Chris Haas in a closing set. Tickets:$18 Adults; $15 Seniors/Students; $6 Child (six-12); Children under age six are free. Tickets are available at the door or at the ROCA office. They’re are also sold at Long & McQuade, 6760 No. 3 Rd. two weeks prior each
concert. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Location: Richmond Pentecostal Church, 9300 Westminster Hwy. Phone: 604-276-2747 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.roca.ca
Sneak Peek 2013 presented by Dance Co! Sneak Peek 2013 features performances by Dance Co’s competitive, intensive and company dancers premiering their works. Show times: 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Gateway Theatre. For tickets: Alli Neville at 604-736-3394. Phone: 604-270-6500 www.gatewaytheatre.com
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Richmond is a city that is far more multicultural than it may appear to be at first glance, and Richmond Multicultural Community Services is trying to get that message out through the second annual Culture Club Diversity Talent Show on Feb. 28 at Gateway Theatre. Stefanie Johnston, of RMCS, said there are a few spots left to audition for the show, which features the top 10 picks by local judges. “It’s an opportunity for youth, 13 to 24, to perform or showcase pieces that celebrate diversity.”
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Russian composer brings works unheard in Canada Khvatov, who moved to Richmond from Russia about five years ago, has invited an old music school colleague Vasily Scherbakov to play a concert in Richmond this Friday, Feb. 1 at the Richmond Music School. Russian composer and pianist Scherbakov comes from a family of Russian musicians, including Kabalevsky, known for his consistent efforts to connect children to music through his teachings and compositions. It will be Scherbakov’s first performance in Canada and he will perform a Sonata for Violin and Piano by Kabalevsky, which has never been heard by Canadian audiences. “He’ll bring us pieces written by Kabalevsky that are in a different style than his published works,” said Khvatov, a former Richmond Music School teacher who works for Victor Shevtsov, president of Richmond Music Festival Society. “It’s a chance for audiences to discover another side of the music by Kabalevsky.”
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When listing romantic composers, one would be hard-pressed not to include the Russians — Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, to name a few. It’s undeniable these revered composers have made major contributions to classical music, but few western audiences have the opportunity to hear the lesser known works by some of these great musicians. So when Richmond music instructor Denis Khvatov had the chance to expose Richmondites to unpublished works of 20th century composer Dmitry Kabalevsky, he knew it was too important to pass up. “The Russian piano school has always been something special,” said Khvatov, who recently wrote a new method for students learning the piano. “We wanted to bring the traditions of the Russian piano school to Richmond, to expose audiences to it.”
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Russian pianist Vasily Scherbakov, left, will be performing a piano sonata by Dmitry Kabalevsky, which hasn’t been heard by Canadian audiences before. His friend Denis Khvatov (right), Richmond music instructor, arranged for the event this Friday. Friday’s repertoire will also dazzle the audience with works by Mozart and Rachmaninov. Scherbakov attempts to blend the emotional with the technical in his piano playing, with “his fingers of steel and heart of gold,” said Khvatov. “My motto is to have a hot heart, but a
cold mind,” said Scherbakov, who has been playing the piano for 37 years, since the age of six. The concert takes place at the Richmond Music School, 11371 No. 3 Rd. at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door only, and are $20 for adults and $10 for children.
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Visit one of the most multicultural villages in BC BY BENJAMIN YONG Special to the News
It may be a small village tucked away in Richmond, but the cosmopolitan town of Steveston is expanding beyond its fishing roots and has become a destination for tourists, prospective owners and business owners from around the globe. Where else can you browse handmade Ukrainian-influenced jewelry, get eyelash extensions from an Iranian woman who speaks Japanese and pick up some authentic German sausage, all in the same neighbourhood? Jens Hertha has co-owned the DOriginal Sausage Haus on 1st Avenue in Steveston for about a year, the only place in town where you can get local, Germanmade sausages. He first set foot in the village about 12 years ago as a visitor from Germany, and after stints in Kamloops and Vancouver, the 37-year-old former banker now calls Steveston home and his place of business. “Even though you’re in the middle of a big city, Steveston still has the atmosphere of a small fishing village,” said Hertha, who originally looked at emigrating to the United States before choosing Canada and its more European and multicultural feel. “We have Japanese with Mega Sushi, we have Chinese, we have Vietnamese.
We have an Iranian who lived in Germany at Bean & Beyond, we got guys next door in the bakery, they have a Danish and Irish background.” Hertha actually met his current business partner, a fellow German named Thorsten Stock, after moving to the area. “We watched a lot of hockey games and he started bringing sausages to our house. I was like ‘Wow, where do you get these from?’ and he said, ‘My dad makes them.’” Stock’s father was already in the commercial sausage business, but Hertha helped bring them into people’s homes. He and Stock found a location to set up shop and have been selling their specialty salamis since last February. Over at Moncton St., Sasha Shkolnik owns Juvelisto Jewellery Boutique. Originally from the Ukraine, she has lived in Steveston for almost 18 years and owned her business for two. “Eighteen years ago, it wasn’t what it is now, it was half the size. When the new shops started to appear, it became much more cosmopolitan,” said Shkolnik, who has noticed many of the changes occurring in the last five years. “With the new condos being built there’s definitely a younger crowd. I see some really cool-looking people hanging out at the restaurant behind my business.
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Nick Constantin, owner of Romainia Country Bread, pulls a loaf of bread out of the stone oven at his shop on Moncton. It’s one of the many multicultural stores in the village. It doesn’t feel like a typical Richmond destination, it feels like Yaletown.” A trained goldsmith, Shkolnik makes custom one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry for her clients that range from earrings to rings to necklaces. Right now she is putting out a new
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Gordon: Playground is like the UN Continued from page 17 Born in Iran, she grew up in Japan when her father relocated there for work. It wasn’t until seven years ago that Goto came to Canada and found a home in Steveston with her two children. “When I cam here my dad was already in Richmond,” said Goto, who speaks Farsi, Japanese and English. “He’s been in Richmond over 25 years and he told me about a Japanese community. When we moved here my two kids started going to the Steveston Community Centre Japanese school. They go there once a week, and my son also started learning karate.” Goto took over the spa from her stepmother a year ago, and said she loves seeing the myriad of cultures that passes by her shop every day. “To be honest, being in Steveston I don’t feel like I’m in Canada,” she said, laughing. Sarah Gordon, marketing chairperson of the Steveston Merchants Association,
moved to Steveston with her family in 2003. Even coming from Vancouver, she said she was fascinated with the diverse cross-section of people in her new town. “We were new parents and we were absolutely astonished when we went to the Steveston playground. It was like the UN to my husband and I,” said Gordon, who believes like her, people from abroad are drawn to the small-town charm and village atmosphere. As chairperson of the association, Gordon monitors the pulse of the business community closely and said there are all sorts of neat businesses sprouting up like a tattoo parlour, vegan restaurant, Romanian bakery and even a wine bar called Gudrun that has the feel of a local downtown tavern where everyone gathers. “They serve wine, pâté, cheeses and they have these wooden benches where you can’t help but get involved in a conversation with your neighbour,” said Gordon.
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Shop owners: Took various journeys to get to Steveston BENJAMIN YONG SPECIAL TO THE NEWS
Shabnam Goto, owner of Papillon Paradise Spa, performs an eyelash extension at her shop on No. 1 Road. Goto recently took over the shop from her step-mother who retired last year.
two sisters until deciding to reconnect with her father and step-mother who owned and ran Papillon Spa in Steveston. “My step-mother was getting tired and had back problems,” said Goto, who also worked at River Rock Casino before taking over the shop last year. “She was kind of closing it down but didn’t want to because she worked so hard at it, so I thought maybe I can give it a try.” With no training as an esthetician, Goto only managed the store at first. She recently completed a course that now allows her to perform eyelash extensions
Juvelisto Jewellery Boutique two years ago and sells customized jewellery. “I’ve lived in Steveston for almost 18 years and I love it,” said Shklonik. “I think it’s an amazing place and has a huge potential for art. “I was thinking of opening my own business one day and it just happened I was walking by the street and saw a small shop for lease. “I thought it was the
right time and the right place.” She discovered the town after taking a short tour with some friends from the local Russian community and immediately felt at home. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she attended the jewellery art and design program at Vancouver Community College and worked for high-end jewellery companies in the Lower Mainland.
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Canadians finally rid themselves of January blues B.C. Major Midget Hockey League team snaps six game winless streak with impressive weekend sweep of Chiefs BY MARK BOOTH
The Greater Vancouver Canadians have finally ringed in 2013. The new year had been a forgetful one for the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League team, heading into last weekend’s series against the fourth place Vancouver Northeast Chiefs. The Canadians had slipped below .500 and into sixth place after going winless in six games (0-5-1). Making the numbers even more alarming was their struggles against the league’s elite clubs. A pair of wins in Prince George against the second place Cariboo Cougars and a couple of ties were all Greater Vancouver had to show in 16 games (2-122) against the the top five teams in the standings. However, the Canadians finally made a statement by sweeping the Chiefs in convincing fashion. A four-point performance from Red Deer prospect Adam Musil led the way in a 7-4 game one victory. Taz Burman then picked up the shutout on Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval in a 6-0 triumph. “This was huge for us,” said Canadians coach Leland Mack. “Besides, Prince George, we have no wins against the top teams. (The Chiefs) also could be our first round opponent in the playoffs so hopefully this helps with our confidence going in.” Mack added he wasn’t close
to hitting the panic button despite his team’s significant slide. He watched his squad drop a pair of one goal games to the Valley West Hawks, then fall to the Cougars last weekend, despite outshooting them by a 39-17 margin. Back in October, the Chiefs blitzed the Canadians with dominating 4-1 and 5-1 victories. “We just moved the puck better, had good unselfish play and were more aggressive on their defence,” he continued. “We didn’t have the results in our previous games but we had been building some momentum. “This was the big part of the season for us against all the top teams. Now with the schedule coming up, hopefully we can get a win streak going.” Of the Canadians’ 10 remaining games, eight are against the bottom four teams in the standings. Their biggest test will be when the third place Okanagan Rockets come to Richmond Feb. 16-17. Justin Szeto added a pair of goals in the series opener against the Chiefs. Seafair grads Austin Adamson and Alec Dawydiak also scored. Another Seafair alumni — Alex Whitwham — and team captain Andrew Klukas scored twice in game two. Otis Goldman and Dawydiak had the others. The Canadians entertain the North Island Silvertips this weekend, with games on Saturday (4:15 p.m.) and Sunday (10 a.m.) at the Olympic Oval.
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Greater Vancouver Canadians Ty Schultz gets the puck out of trouble with help from teammate Jacob Wozney during Sunday’s B.C. Major Midget Hockey League game against the Vancouver Northeast Chiefs at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The Canadians completed a weekend sweep with a 6-0 win.
Sockeyes renew rivalry with Delta Ice Hawks Thursday
The Richmond Sockeyes can take a big step towards locking up their third consecutive Pacific International Junior Hockey League regular season championship when they host the Delta Ice Hawks on Thursday night. The Sockeyes (37-5-0-4) enter this week’s play with a four-point cushion over their cross-river rival (34-9-0-3). Each team has six games remaining, including two against each other. The season series is split,
with all four games being won by the visiting team. Richmond tuned up for the showdown with a 6-0 road win over the Mission City Outlaws on Saturday night. Daniell Lange led the way with a pair of goals and one assist. Dean Allison also enjoyed a threepoint night, including a goal. Jake Roder, Stephen Campbell and Dominic Centis had the others. Former Outlaw goaltender William
Latimer turned aside 22 shots for his second shutout of the season. Game time Thursday is 7:30 p.m. The Ice Hawks and Sockeyes will also meet on Feb. 12 in Ladner. Icing... The Sockeyes Alumni have announced their rosters for a pair of upcoming games including Feb. 9 against the Canucks Oldtimers as part of Richmond Celebrates Hockey Day at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
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Olympic Oval hosting Jerome Indoor Games Saturday The Richmond Kajaks Track and Field Club is co-hosting the third annual and steadily growing Vancouver Sun Jerome Indoor Games Saturday at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The 320 entries are almost a 100 percent increase from last year. The re-establishment of
an indoor track tradition is possible solely because of the legacy from the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The Olympic Oval was reconstructed to include a flat 200m IAAF approved track facility. The meet will feature athletes of all ages. Distance events include: 50, 300, 600 and 1,000
metres. There is also a 50 metre hurdles race and a 4x400 relay. There will also be high jump and shot put competitions. Notable senior athletes in action include UBC’s Joy Spear Chief Morris. The Lethbridge native shocked herself when she ran 7.59 seconds in a 60metre race in Seattle last
weekend against some of the top universities on the west coast. She will be joined by teammates, Sara Hughes and Danielle Douglas in the 60 and 300 metre races. Hughes, another first year recruit out of Calgary, has a personal best of 7.77 seconds and is
ranked sixth in Canada in the 60m as a Youth (U18). UBC decathlete Ivan Staeheli will compete in the 60m hurdles, high jump and shot put. Freshman, Sean McKenzie, from Nanaimo is a new face on the UBC team. He will contest the 300m and will face strong
competition from Darcy Achari and Sebastian Adugalski. Trinity Western University’s James Linde and Zach Conrad of SFU add spice to the mix in this sprint. The competition starts at 10:30 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 2:40 p.m. and awards at 5:10 p.m.
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MacNeill Ravens and McRoberts Strikers did battle in Richmond Bantam Girls Basketball League action. The Ravens won the game 43-21 as both teams get ready for next week’s city championships at Cambie secondary.
Eberhardt returns to Capilano to pick-up 100th collegiate win Paul Eberhardt picked up a milestone win in his homecoming at a school where he spent 10 years of his decorated basketball coaching career. Eberhardt recorded his 100th victory in the Pac West Conference as the Langara Falcons rolled to a 90-63 win over Capilano University. He had coached 10 years (19992009) at the North Vancouver campus before taking a break from the collegiate men’s level. “It was kind of weird coaching from the visiting bench,” commented Eberhardt. “It was a great night with lots of my ex-Cap
players in attendance. Picking up win number 100 is pretty exciting but all it really means is that I am getting old.” Burnett grad Elliott Mason had a productive night for the Falcons with 12 points and seven rebounds. Brody Greig (McMath) flirted with a triple double, finishing with eight points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Jeff Chu (McMath) added 10 points. The Falcons are currently ranked third in the country with a 14-1 overall record. They host Camosun on Friday (8 p.m.) and then face the second place VIU Mariners (12-3) on Saturday at 3 p.m.
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who have made significant and continued contributions to sport within their community.” To be eligible, nominees for the Community Sport Hero Awards must meet the following criteria: Be an individual from the local community who makes a voluntary contribution to sport through coaching, officiating, boards, administration or special events. Has been, or continues to be, a dedicated sport volunteer for a minimum of eight years.
The Richmond News January 30, 2013 A25 INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Family Announcements...........................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000
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HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471
RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
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REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
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IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $88,500 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
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REAL ESTATE cont. from previous page
SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
For Sale by Owner
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
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
2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner. GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $210,888 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420
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OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
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
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
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
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AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
6020-04 2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349 THOM CREEK Ranch. 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 $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068
NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see uSELLaHOME.com id5361
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
Other Areas BC
Ladner/ South Delta
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
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577 OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
$749,000 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622
132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $509K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
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
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
Lots & Acreage
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617 CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631 INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $520,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl twnhse +55 complx w/chairlift $197,500 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
5BDRM/3BTH HOUSE Steveston, Richmond Ideally near Westwind & Homer elementary & McMath High schools. Dbl. glzd, lrg deck, hard -wood, reno’d bathroom & kitchen $720,000. 604-762-6921
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
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S. Surrey/ White Rock
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $219,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
For Sale by Owner
GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617 LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513 GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608 LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582 GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506 PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591 SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566 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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CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
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CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 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
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
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
Collectibles & Classics
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,500. 604-591-8566
1980 BUICK Riviera 1 owner, clean, no rust, good cond. 158K, $4500 obo, 604-940-9520
GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
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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
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
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
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
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
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Apartments & Condos
1 & 2 BDRM APTS Top Floor Richmond. LARGE apts, w/ balcony, heat, hot water, cable, 1 pkg, coin laundry, storage locker, NS, NP, steps to transit, shops, schools. Very quiet bldg, AVAIL NOW! From $915. 604-241-3772
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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.
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Bach from $835 1 bdrm from $935 1 bdrm & den from $1060 2 bdrm from $1155
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Heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna & gym, balconies, dishwasher, underground parking
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $6300. Call 604-518-3166
2001 DODGE Ram 1500, Stock# V12349B $7995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.
2006 MAZDA TRIBUTE GT $15,888, 48,926km Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2004 BMW X5, 4.4 i , 131K, $15,888 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2008 NISSAN Pathfinder S, $19,888, 76,068km Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108 2004 DODGE Durango, 4 dr SUV, 128,104 $11,995 Stk# K121193B. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331 2009 ACURA RDX Tech Pkg74K, $26,888, EH01133, auto/5 speed, fully loaded Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108 2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: email@example.com
2010 JEEP Wrangler, blue, hard top, Stock# S13095A, $19,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2005 GMC Sierra Stock# KK1373B $9995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331 2011 NISSAN Juke,white, full load leather sunroof GPS, Stock# S12332B $23,995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
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.
Duplexes - Rent
4 BR - 3 up & 1 down, Riverdale, 1/2 sxs duplex, fresh paint, new carpet, fully finished, 2.5ba, fp, carport, sundeck, 4 appls, 2250sf $1760, avail now 604-274-9921
Houses - Rent
From the City to the Valley
2008 FORD Escape Hybrid, Grey, Stk# Y12073B, $14,995 Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC
3 BR, Broadmore area ns/np, Now, garage, wd, dw, $1800 + utils, nr schl/bus, 604-761-9336
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2002 FORD Explorer, Stk# V13081A, auto low K’s $6995. Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
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
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1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 firstname.lastname@example.org
6508 LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
THE ONE, THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882 www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview
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
10951 MORTFIELD RD. 90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
GET 1 MONTH FREE 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
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
THE SCRAPPER 2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2001 FORD FOCUS 88,000 kms, clean. $4750 obo. 604-612-7318.
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
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
Out Of Town Property
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
9129 1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
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9555 KILBY Dr, new reno, 5B, 2.5Ba, 2,850sf, lease, no pet, no smoking, rent $2,700 now, call Eric (604)723-7368
2005 HONDA CR-V LX $12,888, 159K, EH07986 Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
Houses - Rent
4 BR, 2.5 bath, 1 garage, Gilbert Cr. nr school, ns, np, avail NOW $2000+utils. 604-275-2629
2 BDRM, living rm, kitchen, dinning rm, fully reno’d, shared lndry, NOW $980 604-946-3810 604-366-4928 2 BDRM ste, Feb 1, nr #4 & Williams, ns/np, refs $875 incl utils, laundry 604-275-2909 1 BR ste on main, new house, own w/d, nr Steveston/#4, amen. $950. NOW 604-551-7007
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2 BR Suits Single. grnd lvl @ 4th & Granville, np, ns, no ldry, refs, Mar 1, $900 incl heat/ hydro. couples rent neg. 604-244-7862 3 BDRM upper level in Tsaw, 1400sf, 2 ba, sun-rm, skylite, f/p, shr w/d, garage, $1500, n/s, cat ok, avail March 1, 604-279-3838
RMD 3 bdrms, 1.5 bath, 2 prkg, Francis & # 1 area, ns, np, $1550/mo, Immed 604-230-4778
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Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1950 obo. 604-433-3039 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP, 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $9500. 604-241-0357
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735
2006 HONDA Accord, 106,000 kms, 4 dr, auto, leather, very good cond $12,500. 604-889-4961
2008 HONDA Fit, red, manual, gas mizer, Stock#BB3050A, $12,995 Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
1994 VW Golf, 4 dr, auto, sunroof, 110 K, Thule rack, 1 owner, all records $1500. 604-733-2340 2006 SATURN Ion, $5995. Stock# K12438A, Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
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 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
2009 HONDA Odyssey EXL, $28,888, 39K, 5 sp/Auto, FWD, M625501A, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
2005 MERCEDES Benz SLK350, $24,888, 68,922 km Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
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 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
EUROPEAN DETAILED Service cleaning. www.puma-cleaning.ca Sophia 604-805-3376 Sister Team office/hse cleaning. We will make your house sparkle. 15 yrs exp. $25/hr. 604 306-5993
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604.630.3300 2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, $9,888, 105,420 km, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
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1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
2009 TOYOTA Yaris, $12,888 Mileage: 58,352 km, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
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TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
2007 MAZDA 3 GT, $12,888, 94,531km, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051
24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961 2008 INFINITY G37 Coupe Sport, $27,888, 44,620km Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2008 INFINITI G37, silver, manual, Stock# BB3091, $23,995 Richmond Suzuki 604-273-0331
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235 2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270 2007 BMW 335i CABRIOLET, $28,888, 79,712km, Signature Mazda D#11029 1-855-781-5108
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com
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WEEKLY SPECIALS JAN. 30-FEB. 3, 2013
Nila Frozen Longevitiy Brand Thailand Jasmine Rice (20lbs) Black Tiger Shrimp 26/30 908g 長壽牌泰國香米
Silang Pastry Cookies 468g
Fresh Pork Shoulder Butt (2 Pcs Up)
Erawan Glutinous Rice Flour/ White Rice Flour 400g
Super Q Golden Bichon 454g
思郎果仁酥 / 芝麻酥
Amira Chick Peas 540ml
Clearwater Frozen Arctic Surf Clams 454g
Fresh Green Bean
Frozen Yellow Pompano
Bulilit Sweet/ Chicken Longanisa 300g 菲律賓熟甜香腸/雞腸
Frozen Milk Fish
Fresh Pork Shoulder Butt (Bone in) (2 Pcs Up)
Sunrise Original Chinese Style Tofu Puffs (160g)
Fresh Ambrosia Apple
78 lb ¢
Fresh Ground Pork (3lbs and Up) 新鮮碎豬肉(3 磅以上)
Baby Bok Choy
98 lb ¢
Fresh King Pea Tips
Searay Wild Green Turbot
Globe Brand Coconut Milk 400ml
USA Sweet Heart Fuji Apples
68 lb ¢
Blue Jay Sweet Orange Size 113’s
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