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AMPHITHEATRE ACOUSTICS: Vocalist Sarah Smith and the rest of Danny’s 11 perform Tuesday evening during a summer concert series event at the Barry Zuckerman Amphitheatre in Earl Bales Park. The concerts continue weekly until Aug. 27. Coming up next Tuesday is Spanish guitar and Latin music with Cadeo.

Witnesses scarce after shooting Teen shot in leg at Yorkwoods Plaza Sunday evening ANDREW PALAMARCHUK apalamarchuk@insidetoronto.com Police believe up to 20 people may have seen a 15-year-old boy get gunned down at a North York plaza Sunday night, but none has come forward. The teen was shot three times in the leg, severing arteries, at Yorkwoods Plaza at 2845 Jane St.

just before 10 p.m. He remains in hospital in critical condition. “We were told all day Monday that it didn’t look good and he may not pull through,” Det. Sgt. Al Coulter said yesterday. “We thought this was going to be a homicide.” The victim was riding a bicycle when two men in a car came up to him and opened fire. Coulter, of 31 Division, said police obtained security camera footage showing that 10 to 20 people were close by when the shooting occurred.

“It happens almost right in front of them, so we suspect that members of the community know who did this and we’re looking for them to come forward,” Coulter said. “It might be just one little bit of information in one little statement that will help us on the path of finding out who did it.” Some of the witnesses ran over to help the victim after the gunfire. “But when the police get there, none of them come forward and give us any statements,” Coulter said. “It’s really

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ifteen months ago, struggling with mental illness and on the verge of becoming homeless, Jane Smith was making plans to kill herself. Fortunately, she visited her doctor, who had treated her for worsening depression for years, and heeded the physician’s advice to go to a hospital emergency room. At the hospital, Smith, not her real name, was properly diagnosed with bipolar disorder and prescribed medication. While there, the 45-yearold woman also learned about St. Clare Inn, a home in a residential neighbourhood in East York that helps homeless women with mental health challenges rebuild their lives. The home proved to be life-saving for Smith, who stayed there for a year and is now living alone in a small midtown apartment. “They have a special place in my heart,” she said, wiping away tears. “They were really good to me. Really supportive and caring and you could feel it came from the heart as well. It wasn’t just a job. They gave me strength when I didn’t have the strength inside myself.” On Aug. 10, Smith will take part in Linda’s Walk, a five-kilometre walk through Don Mills to raise money for St. Clare Inn. The walk started in 2010 in honour of Linda Houston, a 48-year-old homeless woman found dead in front of a North York gas station in 1997, just a day before thenmayor Mel Lastman boasted North York had no homeless people. Suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Houston had lived in a bus shelter and on a park bench at Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue.

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St. Clare Inn executive director Friar Tom Purcell stands next to the bench that homeless woman Linda Houston used to live on. The Aug. 10 Linda’s Walk fundraiser in memory of Houston will benefit St. Clare Inn, a shelter for homeless women with mental health challenges.

Some in the community found Houston’s presence in the park distasteful and arranged to have the bench removed.

They begin to reclaim their lives and say, ‘I have worth, I have value.’ – Friar Tom Purcell

But others struck up relationships with her, including many of the children of St. Bonaventure Catholic School and parishioners of the neighbouring Franciscan Church of St. Bonaventure, operated by the Franciscan Friars and secular Franciscans. In 2007, the friars and lay people created St. Clare Inn in response to Houston’s death. Open to all regardless of religion, the inn provides transitional housing for homeless women with mental health challenges between the ages of 30 and

60, those most likely to fall through the holes of the social service safety net, said executive director Friar Tom Purcell, who assumed the role after Houston’s death. The two-storey home with finished basement provides housing for up to five women who can stay for a year. Residents, who volunteer in the community four hours a week, work with case workers, psychiatrist, doctors and other professionals to rebuild their lives. “It (the inn) is about helping them believe in themselves again,” said Purcell, adding it costs $200,000 a year to operate the home, with all funding coming from donations. “The women are never not going to be challenged with mental illness. That is part of their lives, but they can manage it and reclaim their lives.” Furnished with donations, the homey inn features a living room and

kitchen on the main floor, a second living room and craft room in the basement and a welcoming backyard garden. Every day, the residents gather for dinner, with the women rotating the cooking and cleaning. Forty-eight women have lived at the inn since it opened, with 70 per cent going on to live independently or semi-independently, Purcell said. Thirty per cent have left during their stay, including five who were asked to leave for various reasons such as violence or not following their healing plan, he said. And healing is what St. Clare Inn is all about, Purcell said. “We are all on a healing journey. We’re all broken in one way or another. It’s a way of helping them (the residents) rebuild their lives, which for one reason or another, have been broken down,” he said. “What’s wonderful is to see a woman come to us

feeling like they are very much at the bottom and during the year, realize they’re not and regain their talents. They begin to reclaim their lives and say ‘I have worth, I have value’.” Smith said St. Clare Inn put her on the road to recovery, providing care and support while she was there and teaching her how to build a support team in the community when she left. Smith, who until 2011 worked in a high-stress job, is now searching out volunteer opportunities and plans to work in the future when she is able. She has also reconnected with her estranged family. “If I ever need (St. Clare Inn), I know I can call them or reach out to them. That makes me feel good in my heart,” she said. “It’s a very special place. It helps a lot of women.” To learn more about St. Clare Inn and Linda’s Walk, visit www.stclareinn.com or call 416-690-0330.

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The province’s police watchdog has concluded a robbery suspect accidentally shot himself during a March 17 takedown at a restaurant drive-through. Zoltan Hyacinth, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the head after firing shots outside the Burger King at Wilson Avenue and Keele Street. The Special Investigations Unit interviewed seven witness officers and four civilian witnesses as part of the probe. All three subject officers provided statements to the SIU. The SIU said Hyacinth and another person became suspects in a robbery in midMarch and were put under surveillance. Police believed Hyacinth had a gun, and he was seen making a drug transaction March 16. The next day, Hyacinth was seen driving to the Burger King. Another person was also in the silver Pontiac Sunfire. A decision was made to take down the vehicle. Unmarked police vehicles from the guns and gangs task force boxed in Hyacinth’s car as he drove up to the drivethrough’s speaker box. Hyacinth’s passenger was escorted away. Hyacinth refused to leave the car and tried to accelerate to try to push a cruiser out of the way. One officer eventually got him out of the car. “The officer dropped Mr. Hyacinth to his knees by using his body weight and then forced him to the ground,” the SIU said in a news release. “The officer momentarily released Mr. Hyacinth’s right hand because the hood of his winter coat was blocking his vision.” Shots were then fired. “Mr. Hyacinth discharged the gun three times in quick succession as it was pointed in a northerly direction almost parallel to the ground, presumably in an attempt to shoot one or more officers involved in his arrest,” SIU director Ian Scott said in the news release. “Instead of effecting his purpose, he shot himself in the head, causing his own demise.”

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Could Walmart be catalyst for improving Kensington? For a city that embraces change, Council sure sends mixed messages. In response to a proposal that would have retailer Walmart locating on Bathurst Street near the Kensington Market area, Council decided to put a one-year freeze on all retail development in the area. In many ways, the local councillors had little choice: retailers and residents against the proposal packed meetings, and there is no easier target than Walmart. The problem is that council wants to leave the impression that Walmart will just go away. Its decision does not achieve that end, nor does it preserve the well-being of Kensington Market. It may have done the opposite. Without a doubt, residents and merchants are concerned about the proposed re-development. But change has been part of Kensington Market for more than a century. Each wave of merchants knew they

david soknacki beyond the headlines had to improve their business if they were to survive: offering competitive prices, maintaining profitability and providing better service. This still remains a much better business model than calling a councillor to complain about a potential competitor. For members of council, it’s a seductive pitch. Retail business, particularly independent retail, is tough. It’s important to be sympathetic to retailers’ concerns, and to listen to their pleas for assistance. As long as requests centre on improving the business climate for all retailers, suggestions are often in everyone’s interests. But once requests turn to removing competitors, then the decision is often one of protecting vested interests against a wider public benefit. In this case, it does seem

counter-intuitive to advocate for Walmart. But look at the situation a little more closely. In the Kensington area, it is hard to believe any of the eclectic stores, restaurants or cafés would be directly threatened. Walmart does not offer vintage clothing, antiques or tattooing. It doesn’t host cannabis shops or punk bands. Neighbours didn’t complain when the Starbucks chain opened a coffee shop on Bathurst Street nearby, or when Canadian Tire and Best Buy built at Dundas and Bay. And Riverdale remains a desirable community although Walmart has opened in Gerrard Square mall. But change will come to stores that offer the same stock as Walmart, particularly those with higher prices, lower service and poorer selection. Consumers, mostly neighbours, will be free to

make purchasing decisions based on their own interests. As Joel Baum, a dean at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto reported, “When stores that stock similar merchandise to Walmart eventually leave, they are replaced with storefronts that specialize in goods that don’t put it in competition with the giant retailer.” Perhaps here is the secret for Kensington Market for the next generation. We cannot stop change, nor ought merchants pretend they cannot improve. Instead, their survival is enhanced by concentrating on what they can do best for their clients. For Kensington, its future vitality can be enhanced by fitting all merchants within the same rules, Walmart included, and celebrating Kensington for the next generation. David Soknacki is a former City of Toronto councillor and budget chief. Contact him at www.soknacki.com

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Oh Dear Art Exhibition WHEN: Exhibition runs until Aug. 26 WHERE: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St. CONTACT: info@northyorkarts.org COST: Free North York resident and installation artist Paola Poletto brings her vision of a more artful North York to life through this multi-site exhibition.

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Fairview Mall Farmers’ Market WHEN: Fridays, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. until Oct. 11 WHERE: South Parking Lot, 1800 Sheppard Ave. E. CONTACT: www. Facebook.com/FairviewMallFarmersMarket, 647-271-9434 Chair Exercise Class WHEN: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays WHERE: St. Bonaventure Church, 1300 Leslie St. CONTACT: Eric, 416-4500892, theomnifitt@ gmail.com COST: Free Class focuses on balance, co-ordination, strength, flexibility and posture. Yoga in the Town Square WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Rd. CONTACT: 416-4476087, www.shopsatdonmills.ca COST: Free Find inner peace through yoga, courtesy of Titika, every Tuesday and Thursday evening throughout the summer. People of all ages and skill levels can bring their mat to the Town Square.

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Rogers Cup Free Family Weekend WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, Aug. 4 WHERE: Rexall Centre, 1 Shoreham Dr. CONTACT: Free Family Weekend Hotline, 416-665-9777 COST: Free A weekend of fun activities and a chance to get out and play tennis. Admission is free and everyone can participate in interactive games, free on-court tennis clinics, a scavenger hunt, contests, entertainment and more. Complimentary tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Lawrence Square Blood Donor Clinic WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Lawrence Square, 700 Lawrence Ave.W. CONTACT: 647-220-5895, clara.angumba@blood.ca COST: Free Summer long weekends are a challenging time to collect blood with fewer appointment bookings, higher cancellations and more ‘noshows’. To find out if you are eligible to donate, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283). ID is required.

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WHEN: Noon WHERE: Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Ave. CONTACT: Education Office, 416487-3281, www.templesinai.net, education@templesinai.net COST: $10 Downsview Library: Pyjama Time WHEN: 7 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE: 2793 Keele St. CONTACT: Children’s Librarian, 416-395-5720 COST: Free Come dressed in your PJs and bring your teddy bear for fun stories, songs and rhymes. For ages 3 to 7. Drop in, no registration required. An Educational and Support Group About Community Resources WHEN: 1 to 2:30 p.m. WHERE:

Bathurst-Finch Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W. CONTACT: Marisa DiNardo, 416-6352900 COST: Free Gather information about community services and supports, home and community safety, financial planning, legal matters, mental and physical well-being.

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Feminist Book Discussion Group WHEN: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. WHERE: North York Central Library, Room 2, 5120 Yonge St. CONTACT: Diane Meaghan, 416-509-5508, diane. meaghan@utoronto.ca COST: Free Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Today: ‘The Vagina Monologues’. Co-sponsored by the Older Women’s Network, and open to all women (even if you haven’t read the book yet). Refreshments. Couples Support Group WHEN: 1 to 3 p.m. WHERE: Wagman Centre-Baycrest, 55 Ameer Ave. CONTACT: Patricia Wendy, 416-635-2900, ext. 499, stognon@circleofcare.com COST: Free For people caring for a spouse who has dementia or cognitive impairment.

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York U. awarded for green initiatives York University was one of six organizations that received a 2012 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence. “We celebrate just a few of the most outstanding efforts of individuals, groups, and companies in protecting the environment,” Environment Minister Jim Bradley said in a release. “I hope the examples... will inspire others to be innovators in protecting

the environment.” The award program, launched in 2011, recognizes individuals and organizations using innovation to enhance and protect the environment. Award recipients have made outstanding contributions to environmental innovation. York University’s contribution to the challenge involved all nine undergrad residences at the Keele and Glendon

campuses, which took part in the Res Race to Zero competition to see which one showed the biggest reduction in energy per capita over a set amount of time. The winning residence gets $4,000 to use for energy and water saving projects in their building. York students have reduced their energy use in some residences by 30 per cent in the last three years. Residences compared

consumption in November 2012 to that of March 2013. The goal was to beat the levels from November. Bethune residence claimed the top spot. Ontario companies, non-governmental organizations, communities, institutions, individuals and students can apply for the award. For information, visit www.ene.gov.on.ca/ environment/en/about/ EnvironmentalExcellence

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sible for the general management and operation of the park and promotes new business opportunities on the grounds. Exhibition Place is owned by the City of Toronto and is Canada’s largest entertainment venue. Layton is currently the chair of the board at Exhibition Place. Layton said this planning process is an opportunity to evaluate assets and explore how Exhibition Place can build on what it already has to offer. “How can we create synergies with Ontario Place and what is going on there and how can we make them better integrated into the existing neighbourhoods so not only will they be used by people visiting the province and the city, but also by people living here,” Layton said. Layton said there is also an opportunity to

look at how to get year-round use and economic activity that will really start to sustain Exhibition Place. “I am cur ious to find out what some of the folks who use Exhibition Place think about it, but also what some of the innovators in our city think the potential is and where to take it,” Layton said. “I certainly hope people start to think about some creative and positive ideas.” Dianne Young, the chief executive officer of Exhibition Place, explained the first stage of the

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The Great Camp Adventure is an up to 20 kilometre challenge-by-choice adventure walk that will take place on September 28 through the streets of downtown Toronto (starting and ending at Fort York) to benefit SickKids. Designed with the whole family in mind, babies in strollers, toddlers and tots, teenagers, moms, dad, grandparents and other family members will participate in ultimate camp adventures along the way making lasting memories of shared family fun. Register today at www.campforkeeps.com or call 416-4-4KEEPS.

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A night where local Toronto artists unite as one and show the city their talents. The event takes place at the Arta Gallery in the Distillery District and features food, drinks and live music. Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door, and all funds support SickKids. For more information and tickets please visit www.insertadventurehere.ca

AUGUST 11: WALK FOR THE CHILDREN

A day of fun at the zoo for the entire family in support of the Herbie Fund at SickKids. From 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., families can enjoy the Toronto Zoo and help raise funds to help children across the world receive life-saving medical care at SickKids that would otherwise be unavailable in their home countries. For more information please visit: www.herbiefund.com

AUGUST 17: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S RUN 2013

A Midsummer Night’s Run is Toronto’s Premiere 30K/15K/5K Road Race and Family Fun Run. The evening run on Toronto Island will support children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis at SickKids. To register and for more information, please visit www.amidsummernightsrun.ca

AUGUST 25: TEAM UP 4 SICKKIDS

Team Up for SickKids will unite the South Asian community for a day of sports to raise funds for SickKids at the Ultra Sports Center in Scarborough. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and costs $15 for participants and $5 for spectators. Teams will compete in soccer, basketball or volleyball throughout the day and prizes will be awarded. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/TeamUpForSickKidsSportsEvent For a complete list of all events and to register your own event, visit www.sickkidsfoundation.com/events @sickkids

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Grand Parade this weekend What has already been a summer of commuting challenges is sure to get more challenging this weekend as the Grand Parade Caribbean Carnival Toronto makes its way across Lake Shore Boulevard West, shutting the street to traffic. The parade takes place Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m., but the Lake Shore from Strachan Avenue to Colborne Lodge

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to pay for the subway. Soknacki is supporting a plan that is already financed by the provincial government. So if it goes ahead, there will be a spectacle of two candidates: both wealthy and Conservative; one from Etobicoke who shows his love for Scarborough with the promise of a subway; another who shows his love for Scarborough by living there, and promising the old light rail plan. Toronto is of course larger than Scarborough. But if Ford wants to win a second term, he can’t afford to lose what amounts to nearly a third of the entire city. Facing Olivia Chow or Karen Stintz or even John Tory, Ford’s support in Scarborough is strong. Facing an opponent with hometown bona fides and a strong argument against the chimeric promise of an unfunded subway line, the mayor could be in real trouble. Even if Soknacki can’t persuade the rest of the city to put him over the top on election day, the damage his candidacy can do to the mayor’s base could be enough to topple him.

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JOB POSTING JOB TITLE: Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator BUSINESS UNIT: Corporate Sales Department, 10 Tempo Avenue, Toronto THE COMPANY A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit www.metroland.com. THE OPPORTUNITY • We are currently looking for an energetic and inspired Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator to work in our fast-paced Corporate Sales Division at 10 Tempo Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 2N8. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Support Supervisor, the successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail and excel in a team environment. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES • Work collaboratively with Corporate Sales Account Executives and team to assist and support all client initiatives. • Process electronic orders and materials as directed by Account Executives. • Assist in the preparation of presentations, reports and proposals. • Communicate with internal and external personnel to research, clarify and document requested information. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR • Degree or diploma in marketing/advertising, or equivalent work experience • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills • Strong organizational and time management skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU • Opportunity to be part of an exciting company at the cutting edge of the media industry • Work for a well-established and respected company that is connected to your communities • Competitive compensation plan and Group RSP • Be part of a company that is committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment • We provide individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunities • We’ve got your health in mind; you’ll receive a comprehensive benefits package and a generous vacation plan If working for a highly energized, competitive team is your ideal environment, please email your resume to llapratt@metroland.com by August 2, 2013. Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Careers

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NOW HIRING Our Etobicoke and York facilities are looking for

Full-Time - All Shifts Machine Operators and General Help Job duties: • Machine Operation-mixing ingredients, setting up mixers, and lifting up to 50lbs • General Help- bagging product, refilling baggers, packing, and cleaning Those selected for the positions will be required to complete a skill test, criminal check and provide references APPLY TODAY! Email: HR@WestonFoods.ca , Fax: 416-503-7662

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DIRECTOR, DIGITAL CONTENT Reporting to the President, the Director, Digital Content will be responsible for developing the most compelling community sites anywhere, focusing on driving traffic to Metroland Media’s websites and engaging online visitors. The Director, Digital Content works collaboratively with divisional colleagues to strategize, plan and deliver timely, relevant content to Metroland Media’s websites. This position helps to set the agenda and priorities, and facilitates brainstorming for planned content, urgent news and announcements among members of the divisional news team. The successful applicant is expected to embrace innovative ways to present news and information online, measure and report on the effectiveness of online content. The Director, Digital Content evaluates the content’s reach and engagement, and determines the best channel and optimal lifecycle for the content. More specifically, this position will ensure content is optimized for the web and for driving traffic and engaging Metroland Media’s audiences; coach, motivate and advocate for best practices for online content with colleagues across Metroland Media. Lead idea generation, brainstorming and timing considerations for planned content, initiatives and themes as well as evaluating and measuring effectiveness of overall content strategy and specific content, including setting Key Performance Indicators, and monitoring statistics, feedback and participation are key responsibilities of this position. The incumbent will analyze statistics to plan new content, initiatives, topics and the repurposing of existing content and interpreting data to create multi-channel content opportunities and identify areas for improvement. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or the equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience writing and editing for online audiences. Previous experience will include: managing internal external content feeds, increasing web traffic and engaging online audiences and planning/managing news and web projects. Mastery of web publishing tools and expertise in social media and user generated content, proactive client relations focus and the ability to leverage mobile platforms to engage audience are attributes we are seeking. If this opportunity is the next exciting challenge you are looking for, please apply in writing, stating salary expectations, before August 2, 2013 to: Anne Williston, Vice President, Human Resources, 3125 Wolfedale Rd., Mississauga, ON, L5C 1W1 or at awilliston@metroland.com General Help

CN Tower Hiring Cooks (various levels)

Apply Online at: www.cntower. ca/careers Domestic Help Available ABSOLUTELY BEST cleaning ladies available. Honest & hard working, attention to detail, insured/ bonded. Also provide elderly/ child care. 416-897-6782.

Land, Lots, Acreage for Sale

Apartments & Flats for Rent

20 ACRES FREE! Own 60 acres for 40 acre price/payment $0 Down, $198/mo. Money Back Guarantee, No Credit Checks. Beautiful Views, West Texas. 1-800-843-7537 www.texaslandbuys.com

BROOKBANKS- 2 bdm. condo-styled suites available. Clean, quiet well-maintained property. 5 appliances, central air, two full baths, seaReal Estate sonal pool, gym and social room. Call today for Misc./Services a viewing CANCEL YOUR TIME- 1-866-785-0351 17 Brookbanks Drive SHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & realstar.ca. Maintenance Payments FINEST!! Today. 100% Money WESTON’S Back Guarantee. FREE Residences at Weston, Consultation. Call us 33 King Street, Toronto. NOW. We can Help! Bachelor, Jr 1 bdm. and 1 bdm. suites available. 1-888-356-5248

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Beautiful wood flooring, central air, utilities included. Seasonal pool, tennis court and fitness center. Visit our Daily Open House!! 1-888-856-1765 realstar.ca.

Veterinary Help

Veterinary Help

Fast paced well established veterinary hospital in the York area looking for experienced part and full time Receptionist/ Vet Assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to mutli task, work well under pressure, work well in a team or on their own, excellent phone manners and customer service are an asset. Primary responsibilities include answering multi line phones, admitting and greeting our patients & clients , assisting the doctor in treatments and daily opening/ closing duties. Applicants are to apply by email only at lennoxah@gmail.com

BUSINESS Directory GALAXY CLEANING SERVICE

35% off Home Cleaning 35% off Carpet Cleaning Focus on kitchen Cleaning Seniors & New Mothers More Discount

Loyalty Gift Card Available Licensed and Insured

Call Jane: 647-856-2620

GARAGE SALES GIANT GARAGE SALE

256 Roywood Drive (Ellesmere Rd & Don Valley area) Saturday & Sunday Aug. 2nd & 3rd OPEN 8.30.AM TO 2.PM

STORE CLOSED BRAND NEW MERCHANDISE example of prices: Comforters. Sheet sets reg $89 now $25. Cookware reg $599 now $145. Watches $89 now $6, Cordless vacuum $99 now $25. Hair straightener 200 now $35 lots of books. Dehumidifier reg $399 now $135, Hamilton beach appliances: toasters, juicers, crock pots, mixers etc reg $89 now from $15. Lots of as seen on TV from $1 too many to list. Home decors. Back to school and Xmas items. Too many to list SAVE 75% TO 90%. First come first serve

MARKHAM LIQUIDATIONS 905-640-7767 PAYMENTS: CASH ONLY

YARD SALE! 6 Sawley Drive (Bayview & Finch) Saturday and Sunday 9am-3pm. Toys, games, books, collectibles, china, glassware, more.

CRAZY GARAGE SALE SATURDAY AUGUST 3 8AM-4PM 20 Arthur Griffith Drive (Jane/ Sheppard)

All shoes for a toonie, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, from $1-$5 Three piece gray cloth coach $150 coffee tables, books, toys, dvds, house hold knick knacks

FLAST ONE OF THE SEASONF


Drivers

Drivers

Looking for a Great Part-Time Job? BECOME A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER STOCK TRANSPORTATION is having 2 in-house Job Fairs: on Wed. August 7th 10AM-3PM: Toronto West, 60 McCulloch Ave, Rexdale (Kipling & Belfield) Toronto East, 17 Upton Rd, Scaborough (Warden & St. Clair)

Our part-time schedules work well for semi-retirees, stay-at-home parents, the self-employed, or anyone who would like evenings, weekends, and summers off. Apply now to guarantee a great route and start work on September 2nd. Training starts immediately! *Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, and must have Minimum a Full G Licence.

ANTIQUES

& Collectibles Wanted Cash for Older: Coins, Jewelry, Military, Watches, Toys, Barbies, Silver, Gold, Records, Guitars, Old Pens, Lighters & Old Advertising etc.

25 years experience. Richard & Janet 416-431-7180 416-566-7373 Business Opportunities

Business Opportunities

Appliance Repairs/ Installation

**ATTENTION: JOB SEEKERS!** MAKE MONEY! Mailing Postcards! www.PostcardsTo Wealth.com NOW ACCEPTING! ZNZ Referral Agents! $20-$60/Hour! www.FreeJob Position.com HOME WORKERS! Make Money Using Your PC! www.SuperCash Daily.com Earn Big Paychecks Paid Every Friday! www.LegitCash Jobs.com

Professional Repairs of all brands of: Refrigeration, Stoves, Dishwashers, Washers, Dryers, Air Conditioning, & Heating. Free Estimates. Warranty, Credit cards accepted. Seniors discount. 416-616-0388

Condos for Rent YONGE/ FINCH- 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, beautiful prime location. Laundry in unit, c/a, near subway, shopping, groceries. $1950+ hydro. 905-727-1102

ALL CASH Drink/ Snack Vending Business Route. Appliance Repairs/ Complete Training. Installation Small Investment Required. 1-888-979-VEND ALL CITI APPLIANCES. (8363). www. Appliances repaired prohealthydrinkvending.co fessionally. 35 years exFridge’s, PAID IN ADVANCE! perience. washers, MAKE $1000 A WEEK coolers, mailing Brochures From dryers, stoves. Central Home! Helping Home- Air Conditioning & HeatWorkers since 2001. ing. (416)281-3030 Genuine Opportunity. NO Experience Required. Start Immediately! www. working-central.com

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Home Renovations

DICK’S HOME Improvements. Reliable, experienced, top quality service. Renovate an C a l l entire home or room. plumbing, 1 - 8 6 6 - 6 5 2 - 6 8 3 7 . Carpentry, ceramic, paintw w w . t h e c o v e r - electrical, ing...(416)816-6219, guy.com/sale anytime. HOT TUB (SPA) Covers Best Price, Best Quality. All shapes & Colours Available.

KILL BED BUGS & THEIR EGGS! Buy a Harris Bed Bug Kit, Complete Room Treatment Travel & Vacations Solution. Odorless, NonCANCEL YOUR TIME- Staining. Available online SHARE. NO Risk Pro- homedepot.com (NOT IN gram STOP Mortgage & STORES) Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Home Renovations Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call Us AFFORDABLE NOW. We Can Help! HANDYMAN 1-888-356-5248

Astrology/Psychics TRUE PSYCHICS For Answers CALL NOW 24/7 Toll FREE 1-877-342-3032 Mobile: #4486 www.truepsychics.ca

Waste Removal ALWAYS CHEAPEST!

All Garbage Removal! Home/ Business. Fast Sameday! Free Estimates! Seniors Discounts. We do all Loading & Clean-ups! Lowest Prices. Call John: 416-457-2154 Seven days

CONTRACTOR Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Tiling, Drywall, Painting Bathrooms, Kitchens Basements, Counters, Closets, Flooring, Windows/Doors, Fences, Decks, Additions Lester 416-223-0226

BUILDER/ GENERAL CONTRACTORS RESIDENTIAL/ Articles for Sale COMMERCIAL. Finished basements. Painting. Bathrooms. Ceramic tiles. Flat roofs. Leaking basements. Brick/chimney repairs. House addiHOT TUB (SPA) COV- tions 905-764-6667, ERS. Best Price, Best 416-823-5120 Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call CEILINGS repaired. 1-866-652-6837 Spray textures, plaster www.thecoverguy.com/ designs, stucco, drywall, newspaper paint. We fix them all!

www.mrstucco.ca 416-242-8863

PETER’S DEPENDABLE JUNK REMOVAL From home or business, including furniture/ appliances, construction waste. Quick & careful!

416-677-3818 Rock Bottom Rates!

Flooring & Carpeting TAI HARDWOOD Flooring. New floors installed. Old floors refinished. Fast, friendly service. Low prices. Free estimates. Call Tai: 416-816-5322

Plumbing

Masonry & Concrete

EMERGENCY?

BRICK, BLOCK & NATURAL STONEWORK Chimneys, Tuck Pointing, Brick, Concrete Windowsills and Much More! For Free Estimate Call Peter: 647-333-0384 www. stardustconstruction .com

Clogged drain, camera inspection Leaky pipes Reasonable price, 25 years experience Licensed/ Insured credit card accepted Free estimate James Chen 647-519-9506

Concrete & Paving

CONCRETE WORK

Waterproofing Basement Lowering Under Pinning Sidewalk Patio stones General stonework Brick repair Fence repairs Parging Reasonable prices Seniors 10% off 416-825-3334

Decks & Fences 0 ALL DECKS built in 1 day. Highest quality. Lowest Prices! Free design and estimates. Call Mike 416-738-7752 www.griffindecks.ca

Flooring & Carpeting NESO FLOORING Carpet installation starting from $1.19/ sq.ft. Hardwood, laminate at low prices. 27 yrs experience. Free Estimates. Best Price! 647-400-8198

Brick, blocks, stonework, chimney’s, tusk pointing, porches, flagstone, window sills. All masonry work. For free estimates call Roman 416-684-4324 www.fadom constructioninc.com

Moving & Storage

MOVING

From $40/hr Local, Long Distance Packing Service FREE Boxes FREE Storage Junk Removal Insured All sized trucks

www.toromovers.ca

416-844-6683

XPRESS MOVERS$45/hr. 2, 3, or 4 men available with any size truck. Short notice ok. Free storage available. 416-845-4279

Sudoku (moderate)

How to do it: Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3 by 3 box contains the digits 1 through 9.

last week’s answers

diversions

If you are interested but unable to attend, please call us at: Toronto East 416-754-4949 ext 61415 Toronto West 416-244-5341 ext 61974 Or email us: rachell@stocktransportation.com Or apply online: www.stocktransportation.com

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Drivers


ROOFING

metro lic. #H16265

DANAR RESTORATION

NO DOWN PAYMENT FOR SENIORS!

- PORCHES, STEPS, WALKWAYS - CONCRETE, STONE & BRICK WORK - BASEMENT LEAK REPAIR - PORCH ENCLOSURES & RAILINGS - 3 YEAR WARRANTY DON’T PAY FOR 1 YEAR! O.A.C.

18 YEARS WITH THE SAME NAME AND NUMBER

WWW.DANARCO.CA 416-791-1234

NEED HELP??? WE DO IT ALL!!! bathroom & kitchen renovations framing & drywall electrical & finished basements junk removal

416-729-5816

SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE!

www.airflexltd.com 416-439-7155

647-388-8801 ELECTRICAL

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AND we do ALL Gas Piping Jobs & Duct Work (BBQ hook-ups, Stove Hook-ups, Dryers, Fireplaces, Pools, etc.)

Larry’s Air Care

Heating & Air Conditioning

416-706-9861

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Air Con. From $1450 installed! BEST PRICES IN TOWN!!!

Tune-up & Clean Furnaces or A/C Plus 22pt. Check List Carbon Monoxide CO Levels $

69.95

CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES

*10 Year Warranty

• WE CONVERT OIL OR ELECTRICAL FURNACE TO GAS • INSTALL TANKLESS HOT WATER & BOILER • LOWEST PRICE – WE DO ALL PROCESSES TO GET MAXIMUM REBATE

Master Electrician * License # 7001220 * Insured www.burtonelectric.ca mark.burton@burtonelectric.ca

Call (416) 743-6017 Email: anna@multiseal.net Website: www.multiseal.net

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R&Z PLUMBING & HEATING BEST RATES AND SERVICE IN TOWN

Replacement & Repairs Faucets, Sinks, Pipes, Drains Etc. Furnace, A/C, Water Heater, Gas 28 Years Experience • 24/7

416.661.9393

RATED A+ IN BBB 15 YEARS OF SERVICE ~ 24/7

Metro License #PH23521

www.universalhc.ca

BaySprings Plumbing Ltd.

416-445-1718

SERVICING ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS

LANDSCAPING, LAWN CARE, SUPPLIES

LONG WEEKEND

SPECIAL

10% SENIORS DISCOUNT

416-427-0955

Since 1967!

Metro Lic. #P20212 - Fully Insured

• Beautiful Landscape Designs For Your New Patio or Front Entrance • Amazing Lawn Care Programs • Interlock, Flagstone, Rockeries, Gardens, Sodding, Overseeding

416-288-0313 www.underhill-wecare.com

FREE ESTIMATES

FREE ESTIMATES

24/7 No Extra Charges for Evenings, Weekends or Holidays

WATERPROOFING BASEMENT BASEMENT WATERPROOFING WATERPROOFING LOWER LOWER BASEMENT BASEMENT && UNDER UNDER PINNING PINNING

REPAIRS

REPAIRS

REPAIRS

Since 1990

ROOFING REPAIRS Co. LOW COST REPAIRS EAVESTROUGH CLEANING ALL TYPES OF ROOF REPAIRS

• ANIMAL DAMAGE • ANIMAL PROOFING • GUTTER GUARD • TUCK POINTING • CHIMNEYS • SKYLIGHTS • FLAT ROOFS • VALLEY REPAIRS • ALL VENTING WORK • EAVESTROUGH REPAIRS • SHINGLES • SOFFIT & FACIA • WINDOW CAULKING • DOWNSPOUT DISCONNECTION • LICENSED AND INSURED

SAME DAY SERVICE

647-235-8123

SENIORS DISCOUNT

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ROOFING REPAIRS DUN-RITE

• SIDING/FASCIA • EAVESTROUGH 24 HOURS • TUCKPOINTING EMERGENCY REPAIRS • VENTING • GUTTER GUARDS • ANIMAL REMOVAL

• SHINGLES • FLAT ROOFS • SKY LIGHTS • CHIMNEY’S • VALLEY’S • ANIMAL PROOFING 15% Senior’s Discount

ALL TYPES OF ROOF REPAIRS 647-857-5656

416.798-7284

ROOF

MASTERS

• Shingles • Flat Roofs • Skylights • Chimneys • Eavestroughs • Repairs • Free Estimates

Save UP TO 15% OFF Lic. # B21358

Fully Licensed & Insured

416-626-0777

www.canadianroofmasters.com

Roof Repair Experts

✓Full roofs ✓Missing Shingles ✓Minor/Major Leaks ✓Raccoon Problems

✓Eaves & Downspout ✓Skylights LIC# L179362 20% Senior Discount

416-248-0211

Eaves, Roof & Animal Removal WE FIX IT! ALL OF IT! Summer Special

25% off*

Eaves Cleaning from $39. Roof Repairs from $49.

Free Estimates and Seniors Discount Licensed & Insured.

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RENOVATION

Atena Construction 416-854-5156 www.atenaconstruction.com

CANADIAN

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Since 1982 Insured • Guaranteed

416 419-1772

Pot lights Service upgrades Breakers/Panels FREE ESTIMATES

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HEATING AND COOLING BIGGEST SALE EVER! SAVE $1,000

Burton Electric Inc. Knob and tube replacement LED Lighting Aluminum wire reconditioning Permits and inspections

Asphalt Paving Free Estimates StreetPrint Bonded and Stamped and Insured Coloured Asphalt

SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE!

HOME RENOVATIONS Kitchens ~ Bathrooms ~ Drywall Painting ~ Heating ~ Cooling

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Sales, Service, Installations.

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GAS FURNACES CENTRAL AIR

New Installations $

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CONCRETE & PAVING

REPAIRS

HEATING & COOLING SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE! SALE!

REPAIRS

HOME RENOVATIONS

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HOME IMPROVEMENT Directory

REPAIRS

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416-839-8449

TREE/STUMP SERVICES WATERPROOFING GTA TREE SERVICE

Quick Service!!! • Experts in Removal of Dangerous Trees • Trimming, Pruning • Stump Removal • Ash Borer Treatment • $2 million Liability + WSIB SUMMER SAVINGS 10% OFF! Call Bobby 416-828-TREE (8733) www.GTAtree.com

WATERPROOFING

Jacob Tree Service

est. 1997

• Tree & Shrub Removals • Pruning • Planting To highlight your

Home Improvement Business

Landscape Design • FREE ESTIMATES

call

416-798-7284

24hr Emergency Service

(416) 417-TREE (8733)

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MANAGER’S SPECIALS! 2011 F150 SUPERCAB 4X4

2011 F150 CREW CAB XLT 4WD

2013 ESCAPE SE FWD

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 6 CYL, 3.7L, ONLY 36,000KMS, STK#F31102A

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 77,000KMS, STK #F30532A

AUTO, AIR, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 9,000KMS, STK#38064A

2007 DODGE RAM 1500 REG CAB

21,888

$

$85

*

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

28,688 + HST $110

$

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2010 BMW X5 3.5D X-DRIVE

11,888

$

$55 + HST

*

24,888

$

$85

*

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 6.99%84APR, $0 DOWN

AUTO, AIR, LEATHER, ROOF, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 51,000 KM. STK #P2553

39,888

$

*

$154

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

2010 F150 CREW CAB 4X4 2011 TRANSIT CONNECT 2010 FORD FLEX LTD AWD 2010 FOCUS SE SEDAN WAGON WEEKLY + TAX

60 MONTHS 6.49% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTO, AIR, 8 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 73,000KMS, STK# F30983A

23,888

2010 F150 SUPERCAB $ XLT 4WD

*

+ HST

$93

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTIOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYL, NAVIGATION, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 63,000KMS, STK#P2495

19,888*

$

+ HST

$77

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

MANAGER’S SPECIALS! 2009 FUSION SEL

AUTOMATIC, 8CYL, WORK TRUCK, ONLY 68,000KMS, STK #F30675A

AUTOMATIC, AIR, ECOBOOST ENGINE, LEATHER, MOONROOF, NAVIGATION, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 42,000KMS, STK#P2543

26,888*

$

+ HST

$104

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYLINDER, PW, PL, KEYLESS ENTRY, ONLY 79,000 KM. STK #31364A

$49

11,888*

$

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 76,000KMS, STK#39267A

$57 + HST

14,488

$

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2013 FOCUS SE HATCHBACK

2011 F150 CREW CAB 4X4 XLT 2012 FORD E250 CARGO VAN LWB 2013 ESCAPE TITANIUM 2012 FOCUS SE SEDAN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYL., PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 66,000 KM. STK #F30818A

$85 $ * 26,688 21,888+ HST

$

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2010 F150 CREW CAB XLT 4WD

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 70,000KMS, STK #24206A

$103

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

2012 F150 CREW CAB XLT 4X4

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYL, XTR PACKAGE, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 78,000KMS, STK#L2378A

26,888*

$ AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 78,000KMS, STK #F30880A

21,888

$

$85 + HST

*

$92

+ HST

WEEKLY + TAX

84 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, 8 CYL, EX-RENTAL.

23,488

$

*

$92

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, 4 CYL, LEATHER, MOONROOF, NAVIGATION, PW, PL, KEYLESS, EX-RENTAL, STK#P2486

31,888*

$

+ HST

$108

WEEKLY + TAX

84 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 6 CYLINDER, PW, PL, KEYLESS. STK #EX47010A

17,688*

$

$71

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

+ HST

22,888

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

+ HST

$87

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2011 F150 CREWCAB 4X4 2011 EDGE SEL AWD XLT XTR

AUTO, AIR, 4 CYL, LEATHER, MOONROOF, NAVIGATION, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 16,000KMS, STK#37830A

31,888*

$

$109

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%84APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYLINDER, PW, PL, KEYLESS ENTRY, ONLY 28,000 KM. STK #F30757A

34,888 + HST $136

$

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

WEEKLY + TAX

$98 + HST

WEEKLY + TAX

84 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

MANUAL, AIR, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 12,000KMS STK#42030A

17,888+ HST $61

$

*

WEEKLY + TAX

84 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2009 LINCOLN MKS

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYL, BLUETOOTH, ONLY 16,000KMS, STK #34235A

$66

16,888*

$

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 6 CYL, LEATHER, PW, PL, KEYLESS, STK #P2406

21,888

$

$85

*

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 6 CYL, LEATHER, MOONROOF, STK#06184A

17,888

$

$69 + HST

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

2010 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE V6

2011 DODGE DURANGO 4WD 2012 TOYOTA CAMRY LE AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, 6 CYL., PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 66,000KMS, STK#P2554

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 8 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 57,000KMS, STK#F30957A

28,888

$52

MONTHS + HST 5.99%84APR, $0 DOWN

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

26,888

*

14,888*

$

WEEKLY 2011 F150 CREW CAB XLT 2011 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA 2011 CHEVY TAHOE LT AWD 2010 LINCOLN MKZ FWD 4WD + TAX 4X4 AUTOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY

$

AUTOMATIC, AIR, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 7,000KMS, STK#31347A

2010 EDGE SEL FWD 2013 ESCAPE SEL 4WD 2011 TOYOTA COROLLA CE

AIR, 8 CYLINDER, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 54,000KMS, STK# 34249B 2012 F150 CREW CAB AUTOMATIC, 69,000 KM. STK #F30816A WEEKLY * * $106 + TAX $ XLT XTR 4X4 $

AUTO, AIR, 6 CYL., ECOBOOST, PW, PL, KEYLESS. STK #F31095A

27,888*

$

+ HST

$108

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR, LEATHER, M OONROOF, NAVIGATION, PW, PL, KEYLESS, STK# L2396

23,488*

$

$91

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, 6 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 27,000KMS, STK #F30124A

38,888*

$

$149

WEEKLY + TAX

MONTHS + HST 5.99%72APR, $0 DOWN

AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, 4 CYL, PW, PL, KEYLESS, ONLY 26,000KMS, STK #P2523

22,988*

$

+ HST

$79

WEEKLY + TAX

84 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

22,888

$

$89 + HST

*

WEEKLY + TAX

72 MONTHS 5.99% APR, $0 DOWN

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