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City MLA excited about gas plan Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

Richard Lee, MLA for Burnaby North, is welcoming several initiatives in Tuesday’s throne speech, including a new “prosperity fund” to save the profits from liquid natural gas exports. “There were quite a few initiatives in the throne speech. The emphasis is on liquid natural gas. That will create many jobs and attract investment,” Lee said. “There will be more investment coming. In the next 30 years, the estimate is there will be $1 trillion dollars to the GDP.” The speech, read by the lieutenant-governor on behalf of Christy Clark’s Liberal government, announced a new “B.C. prosperity fund” to reduce provincial debt. Future royalty revenues from natural gas go into the fund, and according to the throne speech, the money could exceed $100 billion over the next three decades. “Over the next 30 years, there will be a lot of benefits to our province,” Lee said. Lee, who is the Liberals’ parliamentary secretary for Asia Pacific, also said there would be an announcement in the coming weeks regarding the government’s plan to establish B.C. as a hub for corporations, in order to attract investment from the Asia Pacific region. Speech Page 4

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Where’s breakfast? Volunteer Dale Johnston with a brown pelican at the Burnaby-based Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C. (The pelican flew too far north and is awaiting a permit to be flown back to California.) The association needs more volunteers, like Johnston, to answer the help line.

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Western Canada’s largest wildlife rescue facility is struggling to handle heavy caseloads and hoping Burnaby residents will volunteer to help injured and orphaned animals. The Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C., which is located next to Burnaby Lake, is preparing for the busy summer months and needs people to answer the phones. “We’re looking for people who can remain calm under stressful situations,” said volunteer coordinator Stefanie Broad.

“(The) majority of the caseload comes in the summer months when the birds migrate back up north and breed.” Last year, the association helped more than 4,000 animals. Roughly 80 per cent are birds and the remaining 20 per cent are mammals. The association receives more than 100 calls a day from people reporting animals in distress or conflicts with wildlife, and there’s only one staff member to answer them. “Hence why we need help on the help line,” Broad added. The centre put volunteer and Burnaby resident Dale Johnston on the phone lines

to help with the calls. The trial proved successful, and now the association is hoping to recruit more volunteers to answer the phones. “I got to hold a bird while they gave it an injection. If you are a transport volunteer (driving animals to the centre), you don’t get to touch the bird, let alone see it. This is way more exciting,” she said. Johnston, who has been volunteering with the association since October, mostly fields calls about injured animals or wildlife conflicts. She also does intake and makes sure the animals get help right away. Pelican Page 4

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INDUSTRY VETERAN CONCERNED THAT GOVERNMENT DOES NOT RECOGNIZE VALUE OF FILM IN B.C.

Locals in film biz want ‘level playing field’ Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

After 40 years of working in films, Cody Tabois saw the industry go through many changes. But the current issues in B.C. particularly worry the Burnaby resident, who stopped working about five years ago. “It was people that started in the industry early and sort of developed everything and got it where it is now, and it would be a darn shame if we didn’t get the support to continue with this,” he said in a phone interview with the NOW. Tabois has worked in transportation, special effects, construction and has also done camera work for the industry in the past, he said. The provincial government began supporting the industry in the late ’80s, according to Tabois, who said that support began to wane once the Liberals were elected. The lack of incentives for productions filmed in B.C., as well as the imminent return to the provincial sales tax, have made B.C. less competitive with other locations, he added. “What we’re asking for here in B.C. – it’s an old cliché, I guess – is to have a level playing field,” he said. It isn’t just the film industry that suffers if productions aren’t filmed here, he pointed out, but all of the supporting industries, as well. “There are 25,000 people that work in the industry and on top of that, all of the other businesses - the suppliers, the lumber yards - they’re all based and now geared to supply the film industry,” Tabois said. “If that disappears, there’s going to be a lot of people out of jobs, not just in the film industry.” Pictures take a lot more money to produce than they did when Tabois started out, he said. “I started out in the late ’60s and one of the first big films we had here was Carnal Knowledge with Jack Nicholson. ’Course, in those days, money went a lot farther. It was a $10-million picture, but there were a lot of sets built at the old Panorama Studio up in West Vancouver.” Producers want to shoot movies here because of the scenery, but they also have to consider where they’ll get the best deal, he said. While B.C. can’t necessarily compete with locations such as Louisiana, the province should be able to remain competitive with Ontario, said Peter Leitch president of Mammoth Studios in Burnaby and North Shore Studios. “With Ontario, we figure we should be on a level playing field and when I say that, we recognize that we have got

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Lights out? Film production in B.C. is suffering due to better incentives for production companies in Ontario, according to

Peter Leitch, president of Mammoth Studios in Burnaby. The industry needs help from the province in the short-term to avoid losing more highly skilled employees, who are going east to find work.

advantages so we don’t have to match tives to support the creative economy in them, we just have to get a littler bit B.C., including creating a non-profit society, Creative B.C. closer,” he said. Creative B.C., which is slatEven when Ontario had ed to begin operations in April, the provincial sales tax, before “We’re just combines the responsibilities the harmonized sales tax was introduced there, the province looking to have and programs of the B.C. Film Commission and B.C. Film and considered film producers consistent treat- Media into one agency, accordas manufacturers who were ment with other ing to a press release from the exempt from the seven per of Community, Sport cent tax, he said. manufacturers in Ministry and Cultural Development. “We’re just looking to have the province.” The ministry is putting $1 consistent treatment with million into the agency for other manufacturers in the PETER LEITCH research, development and province,” Leitch said of stuPresident of Mammoth Studios international marketing, the dios in B.C. and North Shore Studios release stated. The return of the PST is parThe ministry is also launchticularly concerning to Leitch ing other initiatives, such as and others in the industry. scholarship funding via the “That’s seven per cent on a lot of the goods and services we consume,” B.C. Arts Council. “I think it’s certainly something in he said. “It will widen the gap between the incentives provided by Ontario and B.C.” terms of a long-term strategy that could On Jan. 31, the provincial government be very valuable to the industry,” Leitch announced it would be bringing in initia- said, regarding Creative B.C. “But in the

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short term, we have good concern that there’s an awful lot of people out of work and actually, the highly skilled ones are moving out to Ontario where there’s more opportunity for jobs, and we just wanted to shore that up a little bit.” The industry needs a stronger voice, to convey its importance to B.C.’s economy, Leitch said. “The creative industry worldwide is a trillion dollar industry, and we’re so well positioned here to share in the growth of that industry,” he said. “Everyone’s now got screens in front of them where they’re looking at content, and we’re very good at providing content.” Despite the industry growth elsewhere, Leitch expects this will be a difficult year for film in B.C. “It’s pretty quiet here, in general terms,” he said. “I mean, there’s some productions going and there will be others coming, but it looks like we’re going to have a real downturn this year compared with last year.”

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Speech: Budget tabled next week continued from page 1

“It will be exciting,” Lee said. The government also promised legislation in the coming weeks to establish the long-awaited seniors’ advocate and to address elder abuse, and Lee said there will be some resources for institutes to do more with traditional Chinese medicine. The throne speech kicked off this legislative session, which will end on March 14. The government also needs to table legislation to end the harmonized sales tax and bring back the previous two-tax system. “April 1 is the day to switch back to PST, so the house will have to pass those bills in order to make it happen,” Lee said. Burnaby Edmonds MLA Raj Chouhan was less than impressed with the speech. “A careful look at the B.C. Liberals’ throne speech will confirm that this is a government that is at the end of its mandate and disconnected from the very real challenges facing British Columbians today,” he wrote in an email from Victoria.

“The throne speech did not talk about sectors like forestry, film and television, high tech and tourism. The Liberals seem to have given up on their own goal of a comprehensive jobs plan, leaving natural gas exports as their only approach to the economy.” According to Chouhan, the Liberals have talked about the prosperity fund with great enthusiasm but there is no money attached to it. “According to the Liberals’ own plan, it would be 2016 before any money could be put into it. That will be around the next election cycle,” he said. “The Liberals’ future fantasy fund ignores the need to take care of B.C. today – for example, a real plan for skills training to ensure British Columbians are ready for the jobs of the future.” The provincial budget will also be tabled next week, and Chouhan expects a “one-time, short-sighted fire sale of assets.” To read the full text of the throne speech, go to Jennifer Moreau’s blog at www.burn abynow.com.

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Pelican: Volunteers always needed continued from page 1

Johnston said it’s particularly rewarding when a bird is freed after spending time at the rehabilitation centre. “It makes you feel good,” she said. “It makes you feel like a super hero.” Besides the phone line work, the association is

also looking for volunteers to help with cleaning, preparing food for the animals and monitoring the “patients.” The association is asking for a minimum commitment of six months to work on the phone line, and three months for other volunteer positions.

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How do families balance work-life demands? Business groups take a closer look at what families need Janaya Fuller-Evans

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The Burnaby Board of Trade is working with the Surrey Board of Trade on a position paper that could change the way businesses – and different levels of government – treat families. The two boards recently cohosted the Business and Families First Dialogue in Surrey. “It was the first step for us getting involved with Surrey on this issue,” Paul Holden, president and CEO of the Burnaby board said last week. Businesses, such as Ritchie Bros. of Burnaby, made presentations, and the audience worked in groups to present ideas on how businesses could help families strike a work/life balance, Holden said. The Burnaby board became involved through Susan

Papadionissiou, who is on Burnaby’s social development committee, is the coordinator for The Children’s Partnership for Surrey/White Rock, and is also a member of the Surrey board. Papadionissiou worked on the Surrey board’s Business and Families Position Paper, which was presented to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce last year. The Burnaby board, meanwhile, has been surveying its member businesses about work/ life balance, according to Holden, and developing its first familyfriendly business award, which was given to Pacific Blue Cross in 2012. “They have a really wide ranging suite of employee practices there that can help their employees achieve a better balance,” he said. Burnaby isn’t just focusing on the child-care aspect, he added, but is considering families who also need elder care for family members. “I think it’s important that

we don’t – sometimes this issue that parents are provided with focuses on affordable childcare $10 a day child-care services, and – but it’s more than that, what free child care for families makour survey looked at,” Holden ing less than $40,000; and that companies provide flex-time for said, Both boards have been con- parents. Anita Huberman, sulting with Paul CEO of the Surrey Kershaw from UBC’s board, said the board Human Early Learning does not plan to change Partnership. the wording of the “By working with paper before presenting Surrey, we hope to it again, though it was frame something we can not accepted the first present to our board of time. directors as a joint paper “We believe in it that with Surrey, if possible,” strongly,” she said. Holden said, adding It was not accepted the first paper was not the first time because a accepted by the Canadian Paul Holden lot of the larger compachamber, so the boards Board of Trade nies represented at the will be presenting it again chamber felt it would this year. The Surrey board’s position increase taxes, she explained. “We’re not asking for an paper from March 2012 recommends three policy changes to increase in taxes to make this create a “New Deal” for families happen,” Huberman said. “We’re asking for the federal governand businesses. The three changes are: ensur- ment and the B.C. government to ing that parents, including the change their philosophy around self-employed, can be home with implementing childcare policies. “Even if it’s not a $10-a-day their newborns until 18 months;

City not part of larger labour relations board - but still gets to vote on bylaw Even though the City of Burnaby withdrew from the Greater Vancouver Regional District’s labour relations bureau in 2010, the city still gets a vote on Metro Vancouver’s labour relations service bylaw as a board member. Burnaby council passed a motion consenting that the previous bylaw be withdrawn and a new bylaw approved. At a recent council meeting, Burnaby city manager Bob Moncur explained the bureau’s role and connection to the city, now that the city no longer uses its services to negotiate with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 23. “All municipalities are connected to the labour relations bureau for so-called base

services,” he told council, adding these include a research library and materials, and investigations by an outside body. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan pointed out smaller municipalities still use its services to negotiate with unions. The labour relations services offered by Metro Vancouver’s bureau keep municipalities connected and informed about how to deal fairly with employees, he added. “It’s important for us to remain involved in the labour relations function,” Coun. Sav Dhaliwal said. “So we can all make use of some of the analysis.” – staff reporter Janaya Fuller-Evans

child-care subsidy, we’re asking that they have some kind of child-care policy,” she added, pointing out that Canada is the only nation in the developed world that doesn’t have a childcare policy. She is more hopeful it will be accepted this time, she said, because the current chair of the Canadian chamber is Pat Horgan, a vice-president with IBM Canada. IBM Canada gave Surrey a $50,000 grant to do a smart cities survey, Huberman said, so Horgan is aware of what they discovered regarding Surrey’s child-care needs. A third of the population in Surrey is under 19, according to Huberman, and there are nine licensed childcare spaces for every 100 children in Surrey, in comparison with Vancouver, which has 18 spaces for every 100 children. “We need to be able to support our children, our youth, because they’re the future workers of our businesses,” she said.

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Lots of gas, but little substance in speech

Certainly, the premier’s plan to creWe don’t normally expect a lot from ate a new reserve fund – the British any throne speech that timing dictates Columbia Prosperity Fund – sounds like must be a key piece of a pre-election a fine idea, particularly if the intent is gambit. Fortunately, it means we are rarely dis- to operate as the Alberta Heritage Fund was created in the 1970s by premier appointed. And so we weren’t as disapPeter Lougheed to capitalize pointed as we might have been on revenues generated by his on Tuesday – almost exactly Burnaby NOW province’s oil reserves. three months ahead of the But Premier Clark’s stated next provincial election – by purpose for the B.C. fund sounds more Premier Christy Clark’s rather optimislike it’ll just be a separate bank account tic missive, the central theme of which to collect anticipated natural gas revappeared to be that B.C.’s economy is enues, and then used like any other govsolely dependent on natural gas.

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ernment tax or royalty revenue to service the province’s prodigious debt and help pay for government operations and services. It leaves us scratching our heads, wondering why the fuss with fancy names. And while the premier’s projections of $100 billion in natural gas revenue and “tens of thousands” of jobs over the next 30 years have us all gasping in amazement, that needs to be tempered with a realization that 30 years is a long, long time, particularly in the light of an energy economy with a volatility that has

been almost as amazing as the hopes for giant natural gas windfalls. The premier’s apparent reliance on that natural gas revenue was disappointing, even for a pre-election throne speech. There didn’t seem to be much else, other than a few vague promises about legislation to help children and abused seniors. It didn’t offer much hope for those hit by B.C.’s relatively poor job-creation performance. Indeed, a promise for more realistic government advertising on that score would have been welcome. It was all mostly just gas.

A fond farewell to NOW readers IN MY OPINION Christina Myers

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uring the last 10 years, I’ve written about many profoundly personal topics in this paper: post-partum depression, struggles with weight, conflicts in marriage and parenting disasters, to name just a few. And yet, none of those columns felt quite as hard to write as this one. Because as the old maxim goes, it really is hard to say goodbye. For a variety of reasons, too many to possibly detail with any accuracy, I’ll be leaving my post here today. If ever there was a moment in my life that fit the definition of bittersweet, it is this one. Sweet because, after much contemplation about life, the universe and everything, I’ve decided to step away from the work world for a time and “stay home” with my little ones, now five and two-and-a-half. I’d be lying if I said I’m not ecstatic about this and counting the days till the word “commute” means the time it takes to get from our house to the elementary school. On the other hand, it is most

definitely equal parts bitter. I have loved every moment of being part of this team and, on a more philosophical level, being part of the institution of the press, particularly on the community level. I have loved telling stories. I have loved meeting amazing people (for the record, the most amazing are usually not those in positions of great power – they are the volunteers, the quiet and hard-working people who make up a school community or a neighbourhood, the seniors with incredible life stories, the people facing illness or disease or life experiences with incredible courage). I have loved the feeling that, in some small way, my effort made a difference in someone’s life. (I’ve never been quite so moved as a writer as I was the day that several readers emailed to tell me they had cut out a column to read to their own children, in one case tucked away in a baby book until the child in question was old enough to understand.) I have loved seeing communities in action: to watch people like Jeanne Fike at Burnaby Family Life, as her incredible enthusiasm for life and people whirls its way through that organization; to have heard from people like Joan Lee, former principal at Stride Avenue

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Riding change reveals contempt Dear Editor:

Not long ago, Canada went through a process of revising the electoral riding boundaries. Here in Burnaby-Douglas, the proposal involved putting a major water barrier right through the middle of the riding. There is only one bridge linking the two parts of the riding, and you actually have to leave the riding to cross the bridge. Not surprisingly, there was huge public opposition to the proposed new boundaries. One of the main points was that, no matter where the MP’s office is located, most of the people in the riding would not be able to reasonably access it, especially if they use public transit.

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Many detailed, workable proposals that would avoid running a river down the middle of the riding were submitted. Essentially, no good reasons were presented as to why this ridiculous change should take place. At the public hearing I attended, about 50 citizens spoke against the proposal. Only one person spoke for it, and the best that he could come up with was to insult the rest of us. Now the electoral boundaries commission has submitted its final proposal, and it is identical to the initial proposal. All of the citizens of Burnaby who spoke against the proposal were valued at nothing. All of the good, concrete reasons against the proposal were valued at nothing. The entire public consultation process appears to have been a sham.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Contempt for Canadians continued from page 6

With all the smart, experienced professionals on the commission, do they actually expect us to believe that the best solution they could think of was to run a river down the middle of the riding? This method of drawing random lines on a map without regard to the consequences is reminiscent of the way Hitler did things. I do not believe that the commissioners are as insane as Hitler. I do not believe that they acted without a concrete reason, and the only concrete reason that remains that can explain the choice of boundaries is an attempt to alter the electoral outcome in this riding. This is called gerrymandering, and it is one of the sleaziest political tactics, ranking right up there with the omnibus bill. Once again, this Conservative government demonstrates its contempt for the citizens of this country and for the democratic process. Victor Finberg, Burnaby

Refugees seek safe haven Dear Editor:

Re: Worried about impact, Letters to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 30.

Coreen Kerr is right to be concerned about the state of our social security system, but refugees are not to blame here. Refugees have very limited access to income assistance from the government. If they are entitled to some form of assistance, it is usually time limited and set at the provincial social assistance rates. These rates, as many articles on the problems of poverty in Canada have demonstrated over and over again, do not meet basic survival needs (e.g. food and shelter). The most recent example demonstrating this is when B.C. MLA Jagrup Brar attempted to live off social assistance for one month and barely made it through. Refugees are also required to pay back transportation and medical costs to the government and consequently, many start their life in Canada in debt. As the Canadian Council for Refugees and many others have pointed out, Ms. Kerr’s beliefs are based on an urban myth circulating since 2004 when the Toronto Star newspaper published this mistaken information. Most refugees, as they flee their country, are not thinking about collecting an old-age pension. They are simply looking for a safe haven as they try to piece their life back together. Wendy Chan, Burnaby

Farewell: Community values continued from page 6

Community School in Burnaby, as the neighbourhood pulled together in the wake of a fire; to have felt the passion and dedication of Dave Brown at Lookout Emergency Aid Society as he recounted the ever-increasing challenges of helping the homeless; to hear the love and affection in the voice of Marion Ralston as she recalled falling in love with her husband 60 years past in a small New West ice cream parlour. These are but a few examples of the hundreds of people I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with over the last many years, whose stories and contributions to the concept of “community” have impacted not just their own neighbourhoods, but those who read their stories – and ultimately, my own life as well. We reporters are meant to be “above the fray,” objective and impartial, to translate what we see and hear accurately and fairly

– and we certainly do that. It’s a guiding principal in our everyday actions. And yet, I could not have been true to myself, or to these wonderful communities I’ve worked in, had I not also listened to the lessons being shared by my stories’ subjects. So listen I have. And here is what I’ve heard: that life, truly, is short. That people are the most important thing in our world – both the people we know and love, but also those who we live amongst and those we may never meet. That if you feel passion for something, you pursue it; if you feel troubled by something, you learn about it; if you see a wrong, you fix it. That if no one else steps up when the time comes, you must be brave enough to do it yourself. That our communities are a family, a wagon train that – when trouble arrives – will circle to protect its own. Do these things sound cliché? Perhaps. But they’re also true.

And they’re what I’ll take with me as I pack up my last box and clear out my desk drawer. I hope they’ll inform my life and decisions as I move forward, now with more time to become engaged in my own neighbourhood and school community and family. In truth, this is an unexpected curve in a path that once seemed straight and clear. Though I can’t yet see around that bend, I know good things are waiting up ahead – and I’ll never tire of learning, of observing and ultimately of sharing stories. So perhaps, dear readers, this is not so much goodbye, but “until we meet again.” Because I suspect we will. Christina Myers is a long-time reporter with the Burnaby NOW and New Westminster Record, and a mom of two. She can be reached on Twitter at @ ChristinaMyersA or by email through this newspaper, edi torial@burnabynow.com.

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Bonney heads to new position

Canadian Homebuilders’ Association will welcome Brian Bonney this month Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Brian Bonney has worn many hats both in the corporate and political realms. Now, he is returning to his first love – heading a non-profit that supports small business. “It’s allowing me to get back to my roots,” said Bonney, who begins his new position as CEO of the Canadian Homebuilders’ Association of B.C. on Feb. 25. “I think this is the job I’ll retire in.” The $15-billion industry employs about 193,000 people, he said. The association doesn’t just represent homebuilders, Bonney explained, but also businesses in the sub-trades such as developers, manufacturers, suppliers, landscapers, realty firms, painters and more. The B.C. association has about 1,700 members, he said, while the national association has more than 6,800. The self-made businessman started his first business when he was 14, he said, and understood from an early age the struggles and challenges small businesses face.

“I then realized what entrepre- continue the training and education initiatives started by his predecessor, neurs go through,” he said. The new role is not the first time M. J. Whitemarsh, he said. “She’s recognized for having built Bonney has represented small businesses in B.C. – he was the director some of the best training programs in of provincial affairs for the Canadian Canada,” Bonney said. The association recently signed Federation of Independent Business an agreement with the Ontario for three years. “I really regretted leaving the Homebuilders’ Association, offering CFIB,” Bonney said, adding it was the the industry certified training programs, he added, and may right choice at the time, and look at offering the programs that he went on to a good across Canada. opportunity. “I loved workBonney also intends to ing for small businesses.” speak with the 10 regional Bonney then worked for locals, to learn what their Uniserve Communications challenges are and to grow for about a year before takthe membership, he said. ing a position as the director And finally, Bonney plans of communications for multo take time to survey the ticulturalism for the provinmembers. cial government for a year “I’d like to implement a and four months. more formal process,” he He has spent much of his Brian Bonney lifetime moving between the Homebuilders’ CEO said, adding he would then present the results to the worlds of business and politics, working as the director of opera- government to illustrate the industions for the B.C. Liberal Party for try’s needs. While he has big plans for the four years prior to his position with association, Bonney is beginning his the federation. But eventually he discovered he new career with a celebration. He plans to attend the associawas happiest representing small busition’s 21st annual Georgie Awards nesses, he said. “That’s the one thing I realized I on Feb. 23, before his first official day was always doing, helping small busi- in the office. Follow Janaya on Twitter at www. nesses grow or prosper,” he said. In his new role, Bonney plans to twitter.com/janayafe.

Transit funding discussed to 0.5 per cent sales tax increase regionally, which could net about $250 million to help with the funding gaps to TransLink. “It’s really frustrating for me as I advocate transit, but I also advocate smart use (of funding),” Corrigan said. He also noted the provincial government has had a history of rejecting potential options made by the mayors’ council in the past. “If they reject this one they do so at their own peril,” Corrigan added. “Either the provincial gov-

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The Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation has presented a large proposal listing sustainable funding options to the province for future metro Vancouver transportation projects, amongst them a potential sales tax hike. But Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said he’s always reluctant to give “more and more” funding to TransLink. The mayors’ consensus saw a proposed 0.1 or up

“wish list” of new potential projects. North Vancouver Mayor Richard Walton, who chairs the council, said the sales tax increase is only one suggestion, while the other one to note is the comprehensive road-pricing system. The system would “place a fair-shared value on the movement of goods and people on roads and rails throughout the region,” according to a Feb. 5 media release. “The mayors have been unanimous in this,” Walton told the Burnaby NOW.

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Amazing students are Good to Go CLASS ACT

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f you had a chance to check out the 2013 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, you may have caught a few local students on stage. Every year, Green Thumb Theatre runs “The Edge Project,” where students from different schools are invited to write and perform a play. This year’s Edge Project was performed at the PuSh festival, and Burnaby’s Cariboo Hill Secondary was one of the participating schools. In all, 75 students from Cariboo Hill, North Delta and Lord Byng created Good to Go, which chronicled the journey of a troubled hero. “They wrote and performed the play themselves – 75 students – we did this crazy kind of collective process,” said

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Green Thumb’s Shawn Macdonald, who directed the play. “All of the ideas in the play and the story line came from the entire ensemble.” Macdonald presented the students with a classic “hero’s journey” story structure, and the students fleshed out the story line. The play is about a bullied teenager from a rough home, who is killed in the first act. In the second, he finds himself in a world between life and death, and he confronts his demons. In the third act, he comes back to life and deals with his problems. Macdonald estimates 500 people saw the play over the course of four performances. “It was great. The students were amazing. They did an amazing, amazing job, both with the writing and performing of this piece,” he said. “They really stepped up to the plate and delivered an amazing performance.” Green Thumb Theatre has been around since 1975 and is one of Canada’s leading theatre companies for youth. Green Thumb

runs The Edge Project to build community, expose youth to a professional theatre company and to create amazing shows, Macdonald said. For more on the company, go to greenthumb. bc.ca.

One for the history books

If you’re curious about Burnaby’s Douglas Road Elementary, one former student has created a book on the local school’s history, from 1910 to 1970. Tom Lowry, who attended Douglas Road in his youth, created a selfpublished book, which looks a bit like a fanzine, and it’s packed full of local history and lore tied to Douglas Road. Lowry, now 67 and living in Surrey, is selling copies of the book for $40. To get a copy, call him at 778-395-7705.

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versary on Thursday, April 11, and all students, past and present, are invited to the party. The celebration starts at 6 p.m. in the north gym. CTV News anchor Tamara Taggart, a Burnaby North grad, will be MCing the event, and students will be performing Guys and Dolls, the musical. Tickets are $10 and available by calling Susan Wong at 604-664-8550. Famous former students from Burnaby North include hockey Hall of Famer Joe Sakic, Edmonton Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, singer Jade Kwan, Italian acting heartthrob Antonio Cupo, punk legend Joey Keithley, Electronic Arts founders Don Mattrick and Jeff Sember, Florida Panthers hockey player Mike Santorelli, NHLer Cliff Ronning, WHLer Brian Sakic, former MP Svend Robinson and Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis. Do you have an education related item to share with our readers? Send details to Jennifer Moreau at jmoreau@ burnabynow.com.

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City teachers host meeting on school funding

Unions say province doesn’t provide enough ed. funding Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

The Burnaby Teachers’ Association and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 379, will be hosting a town hall meeting on Feb. 28 to discuss education funding. Speakers include school board chair Baljinder Narang, school trustee Gary Wong, B.C. Teachers’ Federation president

Susan Lambert and John Malcolmson, a research representative with CUPE. According to the teachers’ association, the meeting will give the public the opportunity to separate fact from fiction and ask difficult questions from those in the know. “BCTF president Susan Lambert will be in Burnaby to answer questions based on her intimate knowledge of public education funding issues, as well as issues of class size and composition,” said teachers’ association president James Sanyshyn in a press release.

Penny’s demise sparks ‘Coins for a cause’ City will collect pennies to donate to United Way Stefania Seccia staff reporter

The end of the penny means a big donation for United Way. Burnaby city council recognized the de-circulation of the Canadian penny as of Feb. 4 and authorized staff to make a big round of penny collections from the city’s receipting locations, which will be donated to Burnaby’s annual United Way Campaign. The council report by the

finance and civic development committee states the collection will continue on until, “donations decrease in volume.” Effective Feb. 4, the Canadian government began the process of decirculating the Canadian penny, and the city stopped handing out the penny in change at its recreation centres and other facilities. The report recommended the city use the slogan, “Coins for a Cause,” in conjunction with the city’s United Way annual campaign. City officials are also preparing policies and procedures for the business

and operational change, utilizing guidelines provided by the 2012 Federal Action Plan for merchants and customers in Canada. This could see the rounding of cash transactions to the next denomination, the nickle. Staff members are expected to report to council annually on the amount of pennies donated. Councillors Sav Dhaliwal and Nick Volkow voted against the motion of eliminating the use of pennies, but not the donation to charity. editorial@ burnabynow.com

School boards across B.C. have been asked to find savings in their budgets so the provincial government can use that money and have more flexibility while negotiating pay increases with school support staff. However, CUPE and the teachers’ association say the provincial government isn’t providing enough funding,

and extra costs are downloaded onto school districts, which then have to cut programs and services to offset budget shortfalls. The town hall meeting will be on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Schou Education Centre at 4041 Canada Way. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS

PUBLIC HEARING The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2013 FEBRUARY 26 AT 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendments to “Burnaby Zoning Bylaw 1965”. 1)

BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 3, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13178 Rez. #12-47 #104 – 2999 Underhill Avenue Lot 52, DL 57, Group 1, NWD Plan 31050 From: M3 Heavy Industrial District To:

CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M3‘r’ Heavy Industrial District and Lake City Business Centre guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Unit 104/105 Lake City Junction 2999 Underhill Burnaby, BC” prepared by Henderson Construction Limited)

The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a restaurant within an existing multi-tenant industrial/warehouse development. 2)

BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 2, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13177 Rez. #12-33 9208 North Fraser Crescent Lot 2, DL 165, Group 1, NWD Plan BCP47738 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M2 General Industrial District and M5 Light Industrial District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M2 General Industrial District, M5 Light Industrial District and Glenlyon Concept Plan and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Multi-Tenant Building” by Christopher Bozyk Architects)

The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a light-industrial development in accordance with the Glenlyon Concept Plan. All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the offices of the Planning Department, 3rd floor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Office of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Tuesday, 2013 February 05 to Tuesday, 2013 February 26. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING M. Manuel, ACTING CITY CLERK

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Speaking up about mental illness in schools New Fraser Health program ‘Speak Up’ allows students to talk to those who have experienced mental illness Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

You could say Aidan Scott’s struggle with mental illness traces back to when he was eight years old. That’s when the abuse started. Growing up in the Fraser Valley, the young boy kept silent about what was happening and how it affected him, but by the final year of high school, he was suffering from eating disorders, anxiety and depression. “It came to a point in Grade 12, where I stopped really wanting to get involved in my sport. I remember separating from my friends and not being social anymore. I remember feelings of hopelessness and giving up, and the main part is they really escalated and they started to snowball off each other,” he says. To make matters worse, Scott’s friends seemed unable to help or recognize signs that he was in trouble. “At that point, there was no community, there was no one to talk to. I didn’t know what was happening inside me,” he says. “It was really hard for me to articulate what I was feeling. I couldn’t really express it, and I didn’t know what was normal and what was not normal.” There was always the Kids Help Phone, but it wasn’t until Scott hit adulthood that he really started getting help from a system that seemed to be lacking in youth services. Now, at 25 years old, Scott is using what he learned from his lived experience to help other youth through a new Fraser Health Authority program called Speak Up. Speak Up pairs youth who have experienced mental illness with facilitators to talk with Grade 10 students in the Fraser Health region. The program focuses on raising awareness about mental illness and encouraging youth to share their stories and seek help. Speakers like Scott discuss their experiences and direct the audience to a related website called MindCheck.ca, where youth can learn more about eating disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, psychosis and substance abuse. Thanks to a $432,000 grant from Coast

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Help for youth: Karen Tee, Fraser Health’s manager of mental health and substance abuse services for youth, with Aidan Scott, one of the presenters involved with Speak Up, a new program for high schools students in the region. Speak Up encourages youth to talk more about mental illnesses, recognize the signs and symptoms and seek help if need be.

Capital Savings, Fraser Health is bringing the program to high schools throughout the region, hoping to change the conversation on mental illness. Speak Up started in September and already came to Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Secondary in January and Burnaby North is next on the list for March. According to Fraser Health, 20 per cent of Canadians will experience mental illness at some point in their lives, and roughly 67 per cent will not seek help because of public prejudice and lack of awareness. Psychologist Karen Tee is Fraser Health’s manager of mental health and substance abuse services for youth and a leading force in creating the Speak Up team. As Tee explains, Speak Up’s goal is to intervene when people are teens or young adults, when mental illnesses often take hold. “Ages 12 to 26 is when mental health

issues start,” Tee says. “Anxiety actually starts in children, but also throughout the teenage and young adult years, and you get depression starting more so in the teenage years and psychosis in the later teen years.” Three-quarters of lifetime disorders start before the age of 24, she adds. “The primary health problem for teens and young adults is mental health,” she says. “It’s not cancer or cardio vascular disease and stuff like that, it’s actually mental health issues.” For Scott, Speak Up is also about changing the conversation and reducing fears that surround mental illness. Scott says there’s a range of severity in mental illnesses, from mild to extreme, yet it’s the extreme cases that are often portrayed in the media that generate fear and worry for youth who don’t want the stigmatizing label of “mentally ill.”

“If you remove the fears around mental health, you increase the conversation and the comfort,” he says. Scott’s real turning point was speaking out about his mental illness and the abuse he suffered in his childhood. “Speaking up is the best thing I ever did, when I finally broke the silence,” he says. Scott also guesses he would have been better off if there had been something similar to Speak Up when he was in high school. “I don’t think it’s too much to say it would have changed everything, because I instinctively know the turning point for me was when I started to have a support network, I started to have a community around me that understood,” he says. “And that’s a base thing for kids these days. They are really seeking understanding.” For more information on Mind Check, mindcheck.ca.

Burnaby folks pull in more Jubilee medals HERE & NOW

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nother round of Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award winners has been announced by two Burnaby politicians. Peter Julian, MP for Burnaby-New Westminster, and Raj Chouhan, MLA for Burnaby

Edmonds, recently announced several Burnaby residents who were awarded the Queen’s medal for significant achievements and contributions to Canada. The recipients are Kebede Abate, Ray Allen, Lisa Anderson-Kellett, Mahjobeh Badakhsh, Antonia Beck, Rev. Randolph Bruce, Mae Burrows, Paul Cipywnyk, George Doering, Doreen George, Joey Hartman from the Vancouver and District Labour Council, local firefighter Michael Hurley, Fred Kaiser, John Lee, Ken Lind, Harry Moon, Wanda

Mulholland, Rajinder Pandher of the Burnaby Multicultural Society, Robert Hock, Sun Tan and the late Ruth Wade. Local politicians who also received the award were Mayor Derek Corrigan and city councillors Sav Dhaliwal, Colleen Jordan, and Paul McDonell. NOW readers should recognize many of the names, which have appeared in our paper throughout the years. AndersonKellett was featured in the NOW for her work campaigning for improvements to telecommunications technology for the deaf

and hard of hearing. Cipywnyk has appeared in our paper many times for his volunteer work with the Byrne Creek Streamkeepers. Doering volunteers with the Council of Seniors Citizens Organizations of B.C., and he was the central figure in a feature we published on elder abuse. Beck, executive director at the South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, and Mulholland from the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness are also regular newsmakers. To see a full list with brief bios on all of the award recipients,

go to Jennifer Moreau’s blog at www.burnabynow.com.

Fruit hats are optional

The Confederation Seniors Centre is hosting a Carmen Miranda-themed tea on Sunday, Feb. 24. Colleen Durdon will be performing, and organizers promise tasty treats and a fun atmosphere. Advance tickets are $6 for centre members, or $7 for guests. The event runs from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at 4585 Albert St.

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Feel the beat: Children enjoy some dancing as part of Black History Month activities at Byrne Creek Secondary this week. The event included book and panel discussions, music, performances and more at the Burnaby high school, and was organized by the View photo gallery with National Congress of Black Women Foundation.

This is your opportunity to see the Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission in action right in your neighbourhood. The meeting is followed by a public question-and-answer period, then everyone is invited to join the Commissioners for coffee and a chance to chat.

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Then, there is the issue of veterinary bills. I often hear that pets get better health care than people might. But it comes at a cost. In order to prevent any ill-will with the veterinary team, it’s best to be upfront about your budget and potential financial concerns. A veterinarian will work within your budget if reasonably possible. Remember, if you do not bring up such a discussion, the best possible vet care is always the goal. Next time you go to your veterinarian and have treatment related or financial concerns – don’t think to yourself “no one asked me”; instead say to yourself “I will ask my vet”. You might be pleasantly surprised to find how many veterinary professionals are willing to go above and beyond.

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For more than 30 years, the Honda Accord has served North America as the bread-and-butter Japanese family car that offered great quality, superb engineering, high fuel economy, and aboveaverage practicality all mixed into an attractive package. Year-in and year-out, it defined the mid-size car segment as the Accord continued to improve. The all-new 2013 Accord sedan and coupe mark the beginning of the ninth generation of Honda’s best-selling car, and without a doubt, the best version to hit our market. Staying on top is never easy, and that’s not about to change for 2013, since there are so many competitive models out there. These include the Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima and the Chevrolet Malibu. Also, let’s not forget the new Toyota Camry that was released last year. Honda has never shied away from a challenge, however. They keep their strategy simple and focus on giving buyers more of what they want while making the package look attractive. For 2013, Honda has pushed the Accord a little above the mainstream – thanks to its outstanding design and sharp styling. The idea is to poach sales from the higher end brands while flattering their loyal customers.

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spot display option which expands the rear view along the passenger side, improving safety. I was surprised how effective this safety feature was during my drive, and quickly learned to appreciate the extra measure of vision it provided throughout my daily commute. As before, the 2013 Accord is a good long distance companion – it’s generally quiet and at highway speeds the ride is silky smooth. The car feels like it costs twice its price. That said, in the city it can feel a bit jittery on rough surfaces as the steering can feel a bit numb and artificial. The exception is the coupe, which offers higher road feel and amazing level of handling.

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So then, what is it like to drive the new Accord day-to-day? The best way to sum it up is that the Accord offers a totally relaxing environment. This is because the engines work effortlessly, the gear boxes are amongst the smoothest in the business, the seats are highly comfortable, the driving position is spot on, and allaround visibility is perfect. Unlike some other cars in this range, the dash is made of high quality, soft-touch materials. Everything within the cabin has that beautiful Honda feeling of solidity. And it has decent practicality too, thanks to a large central storage space, which is chilled by the air conditioning and also includes the USB input for your MP3 player. As for safety, you can get the Accord with a lane departure warning system,

forward collision warning system, and cruise control that will apply the brakes in an emergency. These are features that are typically only offered on high-end luxury vehicles. The 2013 Accord also showcases the new HondaLink system. This enables owners to keep in touch with their car and others by using an ever expanding suite of smart phone apps. Located high in the centre of the vastly improved dash is a large eight-inch interactive display. Navigation equipped models add a separate touch screen for the audio controls to reduce button clutter. Dual automatic climate controls and rearview camera are now standard on all Accord models.

Features

While Honda moved the Accord a little upmarket, competition has allowed only a slight increase in base price. The sedan starts at $23,990 and the coupe at $26,290. The added dollars bring standard features like a power adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, rearview camera, 8inch LED backlit display, Bluetooth, USB audio interface with text message and e-mail capability, vehicle stability assist with traction control, ABS with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist. Additional features, available as options or on higher trims, include HondaLink with audio touch screen, satellite navigation with 3D map display, LaneWatch blind spot display, forward collision warning system, lane departure warning system, multi-angle rearview camera, Eco Assist, and keyless

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entry. Fuel efficiency rating for four-cylinder models equipped with a manual transmission are, 8.7L/100km city, 5.7L/100km highway and 7.4L/100km combined. The same engine with the CVT could see 7.8L/100km in the city, 5.5L/100km on the high-

way for 6.7L/100km combined. Models with the 3.5litre V6 (only available with a six-speed automatic transmission) should experience fuel economy numbers of 9.7L/100km city, 5.7L/100km highway, and 7.9L/100km combined.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 Forever Edmonds Capsule Countdown, family-friendly event celebrating the rich heritage of the Edmonds’ community. Event features entertainment, children’s activities, crafts and light refreshments. Donations to Edmonds Seniors Society gratefully accepted. 10:30 a.m. to noon, free admission. Open house, Burnaby French language playschool, 10 a.m. to noon in the portable at Marlborough School, 6060B Marlborough Ave. Come visit this non-profit, parent participation preschool. Meet the wonderful qualified bilingual teachers and discover the benefits of early language learning. For more information, call 604-432-1323 or visit www.bflp.org. Caribbean cooking workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Byrne Creek school in South Burnaby. This course is offered by Burnaby Community and Continuing Education and is for adults and will be both demonstration and hands-on. Students should register by 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 by calling 604-6648888. Cost is $59. Treasure Hunt Flea Market and Book Sale, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free community event is a way for community members to find high-quality secondhand items, often including unique and rare Japanese items, at bargain prices. This year, the event also includes a book sale featuring both Japanese and English books. Event will also feature live entertainment and snacks. For more info, call 604-7777000 or go to www.nikkei place.org.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 Treasure Hunt Flea Market and Book Sale, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, noon to 4 p.m. This free community event is a way for community members to find high-quality secondhand items, often including unique and rare Japanese items, at bargain prices. This year, the event also includes a book sale featuring both Japanese and English books. Event will also feature live entertainment and snacks. For more info, call 604-7777000 or go to www.nikkei place.org.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Drop-in blood pressure clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456. Salsa Speakers Toastmaster club, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. 3605 Gilmore Way. Admission is free for guests. For more info, call 604-872-1484 or 604-4351578.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Spoken Ink event, Author Ben Nuttall-Smith will be featured. Reading begins at 8 p.m. at La Fontana Caffe, 101-3701 East Hastings St. Open mic sign-up is at 7:30 p.m. For more info, go to www.BurnabyWritersNews. blogspot.com or contact bwscafe@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United

Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. Drop-in blood pressure clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Info: 604-524-9060. Librarians’ Choice: Historical, McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 4595 Albert St. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Take a trip through history with a selection of fiction and non-fiction books. Burnaby librarians present fast-paced reviews of enjoyable, thought-provoking historical novels. Free event, but space is limited. Register online at www.bpl. bc.ca/events/mcgill/ or in person at the McGill information desk or by phone at 604-2998955. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Open house, put on by the Hillview Parent Participation School, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4340 Carson St. For more info, call 604-431-0119. Garage sale, South Burnaby United Church, 7591 Gray Ave. 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by As One That Serves men’s club, with proceeds to worthy charitable causes.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 Carmen Miranda-themed tea, featuring a performance by popular entertainer Colleen Durdon, tasty treats and a fun atmosphere, Confederation Seniors Centre, 4585 Albert St. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Advance tickets $6 for Confederation seniors members and $7 for other senior guests. 2013 Lantern Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tian-Jin Temple, 3426 Smith Ave. Spread some luck by enjoying great food, creating your very own lantern, solving riddles for prizes and other festive activities for the whole family. Free admission. Info: 604-5689980.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 Drop-in blood pressure clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456. Salsa Speakers Toastmaster club, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. 3605 Gilmore Way. Admission is free for guests. For more info, call 604-872-1484 or 604-4351578.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 Burnaby Philosophers Café event, Burnaby Public Library main branch at 6100 Willingdon Ave. 7 p.m. Topic: The New Generation Gap? Financial inequities, who are the possible winners and losers? Have baby boomers been demanding and getting too many perks from the government leaving the younger generations to pay the price? A discussion with Don Cayo, a business columnist with the Vancouver Sun. Join moderator Randall MacKinnon in a riveting discussion. Please call 778-782-5215 or visit www.philosopherscafe. net for further information. Admission is free.

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p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. Drop-in blood pressure clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Info: 604-524-9060.

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34 Clan name VB coach 34 High school field lax SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@burnabynow.com

Banner Rebels BNW No. 1 Young rink wins way to first Brier Tom Berridge

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The Burnaby South Rebels wanted a shot at crosstown rival New Westminster, but a first BurWest title banner will do. Burnaby South raced out to a 13-2 start and then settled for a 66-47 victory over the steadily improving young Burnaby Mountain Lions in the girls’ basketball banner final at South on Wednesday. Manpreet Nijjar led the way with a game-high 23 points, while Grade 9 phenom Jacey Bailey topped the Lions with 20 points. “We wanted New West. Every year we lost to them and we wanted just one moment, but holdiing that banner is just as good,” said Nijjar, who was named a league all-star and was the recipient of numerous setups from fellow all-star Pavneet Brar. Brar netted 12 points for the Rebels, while fellow senior Stephanie Labbé chipped in with 17 points, including a pair of threepointers. The win gave South a bye to the second round of the Crehan Cup Lower Mainland girls’ tournament. The Rebels will open up the provincial qualifying tournament against the winner of Point Grey and Burnaby Mountain at Kitsilano on Monday. Game time is 8:15 p.m. The No.9-ranked Rebels will host the final rounds of the Crehan Cup from Feb. 21 to 23. The top-four-finishing school teams will earn berths into the B.C. AAA girls’ basketball champioinships. A fifth team will become a wild-card possibility.

team is really happy,” he said. Bilesky met 2009 B.C. champ Sean Geall in the A The Royal City Curling final, but gave up four in Club kids were more than the eighth end. all right at the B.C. men’s In the B final and leadprovincial championships ing 6-4 against Pierce, in Parksville. Bilesky surrendered three Former provincial in the 10th end. junior men’s champion He got a third shot at a Andrew Bilesky won his qualifying spot in one of first-ever trip to the men’s two C finals, hanging on Brier, knocking off former for a 9-8 win over another world champion and club- clubmate Jay Wakefield to mate Brent Pierce 7-4 in move on to the four-team the championship final on playoff. Sunday. In the quarter-final, Leading 5-3 in the BileskydefeatedTomBuchy eighth end, of Kimberley the 29-year-old 8-3, opening “We knew we skip was faced with steals in with three could beat them. the second and Pierce rocks in ends. Going into it, we third the house and Bilesky then drew past the just went out and avenged his guards with A final loss to did what we know Geall, perfect weight scoring how to do, and to sit shot rock. four in the sec“That was the results came ond and two the shot we’d in the ninth to our way.” been playing all advance to the week. It’s the championship ANDREW BILESKY shot you have final with a 7-4 B.C. champion skip to make,” said victory. Bilesky. “That The Bilesky was the end they were rink was solid in the semilooking for – a momentum final and final, averaging changer – and it set the in the high 80 per cent as tone we weren’t going to a team. let up.” “We played with confiThe single in the eighth dence. We knew we could gave Bilesky a 6-3 lead. beat them. Going into it, Both skips scored a further we just went out and did single with the hammer in what we know how to do, the 10-ender. and the results came our “It’s awesome. It’s what way,” said Bilesky. you play for since you “We got early leads, and were a juvenile and jun- our strengths are we’re a ior curler,” said Bilesky. “It good hitting team – keeptakes a long time. I started ing it simple and peeling when I was nine.” away – giving up two shots With the win, the first- at most,” he added. time men’s champion will The Geall rink of third head off to the Brier in Jay Peachy, B.C. chamEdmonton from March 2 pion skip in 2004, second to 10. Sebastien Robillard and The Bilesky rink of 25- lead Mark Olson, raced to year-old third Steve Kopf, the A-event final with a 6-5 second Derek Errington, 24, steal in the 11th end against and lead Aaron Watson, the Pierce. old man of the foursome at The Pierce foursome, 32, has been together for including third Jeff Richard, two years and has been second Kevin Recksiedler working hard to make a and lead Grant Dezura, breakthrough. then defeated Geall in the “There is no other team playoff quarter-final 8in B.C. that works harder 4, thanks to a four in the than us,” Bilesky said, add- pivotal fifth end. ing a provincial men’s title But the Brier is a bigger to his resume is special. stage and one where B.C. “(A junior title) doesn’t compare. It’s huge, and the Curling Page 34

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In the final: Burnaby Mountain’s Daniella Pettenon looks to pass against the tight defence from Burnaby South’s Desiree Lister in BurWest girls’ hoop final. South will be up against No. 3 Handsworth, No. 5 Argyle and honourable mention Steveston-Lonon at the Mainland championships. In the consolation final, New Westminster broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to defeat Byrne Creek 61-49 at South. New West was upset 70-50 by Mountain in the semifinals held on Tuesday. “It was definitely a bit different this year,” said Hyacks captain Amanda Zacharuk, who led the Hyacks with 18 points.

Playing without their high-scoring senior guard, Meriam Ali, New West outscored the Bulldogs 209 in the final quarter. “We perservered,” said Zacharuk, who punctuated the win with a big three in the final minuteand-a-half. “It does show we’re capable of pulling through and putting up a good fight.” Byrne Creek put up a good fight, too, keeping the game within a bucket or two for the first three quarters before running out of gas in the final 10 minutes. Dina Deng led all scor-

ers with 21 points. In BurWest boys’ semifinal play, third-place finishing Burnaby Mountain upset Burnaby South 71-66 to move on to the banner final against regular season champion and No. 10ranked Byrne Creek. The Bulldogs defeated New Westminster 94-69 in the other semifinal. The boys’ finals take place at Byrne Creek today (Friday), beginning at 3:30 p.m. with South taking on New West. Byrne Creek and Mountain follow in the banner final with the BNW No. 1 berth at stake.

B.C. section skaters delight in Japan Nicole Orford of Burnaby and ice dance partner Thomas Williams placed sixth at the International Skating Union Four Continents championships in Osaka, Japan last week. Orford, a Moscrop Secondary School grad, and Williams posted a personal best 85.40 points in the free dance to move up from seventh after the short program. The Megan Wing and Aaron Lowe-coached team also garnered a personal-best total score of 139.10 at the 2013 Four Continents.

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States edged Canadian champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada for first place at the ISU event. In the men’s event, B.C. Centre of Excellence skater Kevin Reynolds won the gold medal with a personalbest score in the free skate to move up six spots to first overall. Reynolds, who is coached by centre of excellence program director Joanne McLeod, scored 172.21 points in the free program to surpass short program leaders Yuzuru Hanyu of

Japan and Han Yan of China in the free skate. Reynold’s 250.55 final score was also a personal best. Reynolds will be joined by national champion Patrick Chan at the ISU world championships in London from March 11 to 17. Virtue and Moir were selected along with Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, the fifth-place-finishing team at the Four Continents, to represent Canada at the upcoming worlds. A third team will be named at a later date.

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Clan name new women’s varsity volleyball coach Simon Fraser Univer- as a coach.” In her five years at sity’s senior director of athletics and recreation Milton Montana, she helped the Richards announced on Grizzlies to a 45-35 record Wednesdy the hiring in league games and three of Gina Schmidt as the Big Sky Conference tournadepartment’s new volley- ment appearances. “She told me about the ball coach. Schmidt, a native opening in December, and of Beaverlodge, Alta., when she told me the qualifications I thought comes to SFU she was perfect for after five years it,” said Grizzlies as the top assisHead Coach Jerry tant coach for the Wagner. “It’s bitNCAA Division tersweet. We’re I University of losing a very loyal MontanaGrizzlies. and trusted colShe was also the league and coach. Grizzlies recruitShe’s meticulous ing coordinator. and looks at every “Gina has area. Her program played and GINA SCHMIDT will be very struccoached profes- Job number 1 will sionally in Europe, be to find out where tured, and she’ll create a good the U.S.A. and is we are at. atmosphere for a former member of the Canadian national learning.” Prior to joining the women’s volleyball team,” said Richards in a Clan Grizzlies, Schmidt played press release. “She is the professionally in Europe right person to lead our for six years in top diviprogram to new heights as sions in France, Germany, we represent Canada as the Holland, Switzerland and only international institu- Finland. Schmidt played tion in the world’s largest both as a hitter and a setamateur athletic associa- ter during her professional tion, the National Collegiate career. She has also representAthletic Association.” “I’m anxious to be a part ed Canada, spending nine of a unique and exciting years with the Canadian situation, being a Canadian national program, four of and coaching at Canada’s which were on the senior only NCAA school,” said team. Over the years, she has Schmidt. “I think they were looking to hire a Canadian, also spent time as a guest if possible, and I have a coach for the Canadian lot of experience coaching national program. “I don’t think you and playing in Canada, in addition to my years in the could find a better fit,” NCAA at Oregon State as said Canadian national a player and now Montana women’s team head coach

Arnd Ludwig. “She has great interaction on the court with the players and also has a great relationship with other coaches. She’s very thoughtful, and she thinks a lot about the game.” In university, Schmidt played for the Div. I Oregon State Beavers, where she was a four year letter winner. As a junior, she was an all-star in the Pac-10 and received honourable mention as a senior. She currently ranks fifth in Oregon State history in career kills with 1,366 and seventh in career digs with 1,142. “I think the top Division II programs are trying to emulate a Division I experience, and that’s what we’re going to strive to do. Expectations will be high, and we want to create a culture that is focused on winning championships. I think we can build a program that the SFU community and the surrounding area can be proud of,” continued Schmidt. She will inherit an SFU team that went 4-22 in 2012. Schmidt will officially start at SFU on March 1. “Job number 1 will be to get in the gym with the current team and find out where we are at. At that point, I’ll know what we need to focus on in training but also where we need to spend our time in recruiting,” finished Schmidt. –tberridge@burnabynow.

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champions have not had a lot of success. In fact, B.C. teams have won on just four separate occasions since the Second World War cancelled the Canadian men’s championships. The last team from the West Coast to win a Brier was Greg McAuley, Pierce, Bryan Miki and Jody Sveistrup in 2000. Bilesky and first-time Saskatchewan skip Brock Virtue will be up against a host of former championships at next month’s Brier, including defending Canadian

champion Glenn Howard of Ontario. Jeff Stoughton of Manitoba – the 2011 Brier champ – and 2006 Olympic gold-medal champion Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador will be joined by three-time Brier titlist Kevin Martin of Alberta when the competition gets underway on March 2 at Rexall Place in Edmonton. “We’re going to take it one shot at a time and see what we can do,” said Bilesky. – tberridge@burnabynow.com

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Stanley David Krawchuk passed away quietly on February 3, 2013 at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, B.C. He was born on June 3, 1927 in Disley, Saskatchewan to William and Pauline Krawchuk. Stan was married to Lesia Krawchuk (Stadnyk) on January 25, 1958 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; they were married 25 years. He is survived by his first wife, Lesia and their four children. He will be sadly missed by daughter, Donna Andersen, son, Terry Korrum and wife Elizabeth, son Alan Krawchuk and daughter Jara Paul and partner Brian Sweetapple. He is lovingly and joyfully remembered by his grandson Nigel Andersen, and granddaughters, Natalie and Emily Korrum. He is fondly remembered by relatives and friends throughout Canada and relatives in the state of New Jersey. Stan grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan and graduated from Balfour Technical Collegiate in 1945. After high school he resided at the Mohyla Institute in Saskatoon while competing a Degree in Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan. He went on to study Hospital Administration at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and began a long professional career with the Saskatchewan Government as a Hospital Administrator. For 20 years, he travelled extensively in Saskatchewan supporting the public network of hospitals throughout the province. He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia and was Administrator of North Shore Private Hospital, North Vancouver and Bevan Lodge in Abbottsford, BC. Sadly, he was predeceased by his second wife, Louise Sharon Hope who passed away on December 15, 2009 at 69 years of age; they were married 27 years. He is sadly missed by her son Don Hope and wife Karen and daughter Cathy McClellan and lovingly remembered by grandchildren Samantha, Brianna, Cypress and Douglas. Stan had a zest for life. During his high school years he was active in the gymnastics club and played the violin and mandolin in the Ukrainian Youth Orchestra. He was an avid reader and enjoyed skiing, biking, jogging and walking. Above all, his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren here and in Australia. A Memorial Service will be held on February 20, 2013, commencing at 11:00 am at The Parish of St. George, 9160 Church Street, Fort Langley, B.C. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the charity of your choosing.

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Your revels now are ended, Aries. Let go of social notions and prepare for some “sweet solitude” – a good rest, valuable contemplation and plans fill the weeks ahead. (Especially, good plans for career or dealing with authorities, which have been difficult these few years.) Sunday afternoon offers muddled directions: relax. Do errands, paperwork Monday, but avoid temper, “roughness.” Tuesday morn brings easy success, and a sweet friend. Head for home midweek, as your quietude deepens. Romantic notions and inventive ideas, creative expression, flow Friday eve and Saturday. Taurus April 20-May 20: Pressures ease. Higherups have favoured you all month, but now they ease up on the “performance” pedal. The weeks ahead feature friends, social joys, entertainment and optimism. You’ll be happy! A former friend, flirty person, light romance, or social circle could return. A former wish or goal could beckon again, too. But soon, huge new friendships loom also. Careful Sunday: appearances are deceptive. Chase money anyway, realistically, this eve through Tuesday morning. Errands, casual friends, communications and paperwork fill Wednesday/ Thursday. Home, relax, Friday eve, Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: A peaceful month ends Monday; a month of ambition, tests, status concerns and prestige relations begins. Start NO new projects or relationships before March 17. Meantime, this week will slow like a car; then next week into mid-March will bring former ambitions, career contacts, bosses and roles/duties to the fore. Some of these could be lucky – but anything new will not be. Act accordingly. Despite this temporary retracing, your career is entering a huge new zone for the decade ahead. You will finally “reach” your true calling. Your energy and effectiveness soar Sunday-Tuesday.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Mysteries end; four weeks of understanding begin. Avoid starting new projects or relationships now to March 17. The month ahead holds far travel, legal affairs, higher education, publishing, love and cultural affairs. These are great if they come from the past (e.g., an old flame, or a trip across the ocean to revisit your old neighbourhood). But new ventures in these areas are likely to fail in the long run. (For instance, this would be a disastrous time to begin a lawsuit; it would “never end.”) Rest, lie low early week. Your energy and charm surge Wednesday on. Write someone. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The weeks past brought open, honest relationships and opportunities. Monday begins a month that steers these “open” contacts into deeper, “hidden” zones. E.g., an attraction might become intimate; a business opportunity now demands commitment and funding. However, until March 17, DON’T start new ventures or relationships, especially in finances and lust. Instead, work with ongoing situations, or reprise opportunities from the past. (DON’T try to rewrite a text, score or film script.) Happiness visits (sort of) Sunday to Tuesday. Lie low midweek. You shine, Friday afternoon, Saturday! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: A major slowdown looms, February 23 to March 17, but we can feel the drag even earlier. So avoid starting new projects or relationships all week. A former link is almost certain to appear – could be an ex, former lover, friend, business associate, etc. Either this person represents a viable path forward for you, or there is unfinished business between you that should be wrapped up/resolved. The entire month ahead features relationships above all else – and opportunities, “renewed” horizons, relocation potentials. In these, reject the brand new. Happiness, Wednesday/Thursday!

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ST. BERNESE/SHEPHERD pups, ready to go, $450. For info 604-465-1756 or 778-888-0563

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

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For Sale by Owner

6015

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6015

Burnaby

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6020-08

Coquitlam

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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Start nothing new now to March 17, Libra. You’ll be busy enough with ongoing chores – and a possible big one returning from the past. (E.g., those porch stairs finally caved in; or I forgot that tax return.) The only new thing worth starting this week is a long-range intellectual application, Tuesday morning before 10:45 PST. (E.g., submitting a school or passport application, or buying travel tickets – all for events to occur after March 17. DO NOT begin a lawsuit, essay, novel, etc.) Sunday to Tuesday are mellow, loving. Be ambitious midweek. Friday eve, Saturday: social joy. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Start nothing new before March 17, Scorpio – with the exception of a great investment, research project or intimate lure Tuesday morning. (Watch the “start nothing” period this day.) If someone new attracts you Tuesday morning, it can be loving and intimate very quickly. In addition, next week onward, an old flame might return – he/ she offers emotional buoyancy and sexual depth, but make sure the “original problem” doesn’t still exist. Careful Sunday, appearances deceive. Wednesday/Thursday are mellow, understanding: love approaches. Be ambitious Friday eve, Saturday afternoon. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The month ahead accents home, children, security, nutrition, real estate, and retirement. Though a slow-down and “backwardation” occurs in many small areas now to March 17, advising against new starts, the major themes of your life actually leap forward during the weeks ahead. An end is a beginning. Trust the feeling that your life is opening to big new horizons – it is, and the more you seek the company of others, the bigger those horizons. A former domestic or career role might return – that’s fine. Express love Tuesday morning. Good sex, finances and research Thursday.

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The weeks ahead bring many details, errands, light chores, communications, paperwork, travel and casual contacts. Be alert in these: double-check instructions, reports and words/ grammar. Avoid big new starts until March 17 onward. You’ll be busy, but the stakes are not big, so find that “relaxed busy” level. A former friend or acquaintance might return. Tackle chores Sunday to Tuesday – a Tuesday morning task can boost your career. (Start well before 10:30 a.m. PST.) Agreement and opposition occur midweek: true love’s possible. Sex, finances, secrets Friday eve, Saturday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The weeks ahead feature money, but don’t start new money ventures – or any new projects – before March 17. Stick with the ongoing, or situations that return from the past. You’ll collect old debts and/or face paying bills you’d forgotten about. A former sensual link could return (next week onward). So could former clients and income sources. Buy NOTHING new before midMarch (except of course gas, groceries, etc.) – lemons abound. Romance is deceptive Sunday eve, irksome Monday, and sweet Tuesday morning. Tackle chores mid-week. Evaporating opportunities Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy, charm, and clout rise strongly over the few weeks ahead. I didn’t include “effective,” as partners, co-operators, opportunities and plans will tend to go backwards, perhaps due to indecision. So DON’T start new projects or relationships before March 17 – stick with the ongoing, or reprise past situations. A former mate, and/or a former neighbourhood, could draw you. Take a pleasant walk down memory lane. Be domestic Sunday to Tuesday. Mid-week brings romance, creative urges, pleasure and a winning streak: you fascinate someone. Tackle jobs Friday eve, Saturday. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 604-886-4808

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Lots & Acreage

Langley/ Aldergrove

$739,900 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

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $319,900. 604-798-1258 p15.78@hotmail.com

6050

Out Of Town Property

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST Reno’d 1 BR with Loft, near skytrn, NS/NP. Refs req’d. Mar 1. $800. 604-946-7194

BBY 1 BR clean, safe, secure Loughd skytrain, appls, prkg, gym/ sauna, $875. Mar 1. 604-570-0556

700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391

COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, No pets. $740. Feb 1. 604-939-9281. COQ HOWIE Ave, 1 BR $775 & 1 BR & Den $825. Includes heat. Av now. PET OK. 604-626-6501

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. 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

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Real Estate Investment

SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059

Mission

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

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Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358

1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

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

Recreation Property

Cell: 604 813-8789

CASEY STREET Coquitlam

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Surrey

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t a k e r, 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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JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

office: 604- 936-1225

* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access

604 - 941 - 7721

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Tsawwas.

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

6020-38

Vancouver East Side

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

BBY SOUTH Remodelled 3 BR, 2 baths upper duplex, 5 appls, f/p, cls to BCIT & bus, 604-438-8021

BBY S. Lrg 1 BR & Den, 950sf, gr lev, own W/D, sep kitch. $875 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335

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BBY NORTH 3 BR + 1 BR full bsmt, yard, garage, nr schls/SFU & shops 4 appls, $2300. 604-987-0638 COQ CENTRAL, 3 BR, 2 bath Upper with view!, Priv 1500sf, lrg rooms, huge covered view deck, sh’d W/D, alarm. $1450 + 2/3 utls. NS/NP. Mar 1. 604-299-5435

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Suites/Partial Houses

KING ALBERT COURT

BBY EAST 2 BR, nr Highgate mall & skytrain, $1000 incls utils, no w/d, Mar 1. n/s, n/p, 604-767-6968

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

BBY GEORGIA St, 2 BR bsmt ste, no W/D. $800 incls hydro. Avl Mar 1. NS/NP. 604-454-0058

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-863-9980

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

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Bayside Properties Services

BBY IMPERIAL & KINGSWAY, Lrg 2 BR g/l ste, pri entry, 1500sf, full kitch, 1.5 baths, own w/d. Near Metrotown & skytrain. Avail Immed. N/P & N/S. 604-436-2970

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768 550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools

BBY N., 3 BR, 2 f/bths, w/d, 1 blk to Holdom Skytrn, $1600 incl util, Mar 1, N/s, N/p. 604-298-0634

BBY S bright 1 BR g/lvl ste full bath, nr Metro Twn, ns, np. Imed. $690 incls utils. 778-323-4558

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $740/mo Incl heat, h/w, cable & parking. Near Skytrain. Avail March 1. Cats ok! Deposit req’d.

8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8015

Call 604-521-2884

Appliance Repairs

New Westminster

909 - 12th Street

1 & 2 BR. Newer appliances. Avail now from $650. N/S. Lease and excellent references. Al Dodimead ACD Realty 604 521-0311

BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

8030

* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

8055

Cleaning

SKYLINE TOWERS

MONIA EUROPEAN CLEANING SERVICE. Call today for a FREE estimate! 604-897-3107

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

COQ CAPE HORN, Lrg Reno’d 2 BR, w/d, $1100 incls utils, cbl & alrm. Mar 1. small pets neg. nr bus & ammens, n/s, 604-880-7237

BBY N., 2 BR, 1 f/bth, w/d, f/p, cls to 8 Rinks, bus, N/s, N/s, $1,000 incl util, avl now, 604-298-0634 Coquitlam

2510 Haversley Avenue

Immaculate 3 BR, 2 baths, upper floor. Quiet absentee owner lives down. $1550. Lease and excellent references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311

New Westminster

319 Howes Street

Brand new ground level 1 BR & Den ste in Queensborough. 5 appliances. Huge park like back yard. Owners live up. $875 includes utils. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

8065

Contracting

EUROPE RENOVATION Complete home renovation & new construction. Quality workmanship. Visit: europerenovation.com Call: 778-233-5726

8073

Drainage

GREENWORX ★ Drainage Sewer & Water, video inspecions & jack hammer 604.782.4322

8075

Drywall

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

8080

Electrical

ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276

D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098 * HOUSE & Home Cleaning * We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. $25/hr. 604-700-9218

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

COQ. BURKE MTN, 1 BR bsmt, 6 appls, $875/mo incls utils & net, NS/NP. Avail now. 604-474-3709

Carpentry

Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

102-120 Agnes St, N.West

BBY UPPER Dup ste 3 BR, 1.5 bath, lrg balcony, f/p, W/D. $1250 + 1/2 hydro. Now. 604-299-8799

HOME SERVICES

1-888-495-7106

whitgift@concertproperties.com

BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt ste, 1200sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196

view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY NEAR BCIT 1 person, 1 BR suite, 1 bath, view quiet, share w/d, 1 car carport., ns, np $800 inc heat/hydro. 1-604-820-8664

BBY E. Newer 1 BR ste, full bath, $700 incls hydro, Feb 15 or Mar 1, no w/d, N/s, N/p. 604-521-1366

1300 King Albert, Coq

6602

COQ, MUNDY PARK, Lrg Clean 3 BR duplex, Avail Mar 1, 2 car prkg, 5 appls, N/S, N/P, $1350 incls utils, Refs. 604-291-2090

office: 604- 939-8905

View this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544

Duplexes - Rent

BBY Canada Way/Royal Oak. 2 BR gr lev, avail now. $800 incls hydro. NS/NP. 778-847-3525

Call 604.931.6408

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

6515

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 2 BR Apartments Available March 1

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

1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.

WHITGIFT GARDENS

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

GARDEN VILLA

Bachelor & 1 BR Starting at $700 & up.

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,050,000. 604 838-8692

Richmond

401 Westview St, Coq

CALYPSO COURT

6065

6020-32

AMBER (W)

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978

6020-20

office: 604- 936-3907

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

Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR APT, $715 & $815, Port Coquitlam, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

AMBER ROCHESTOR

CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465

6508

8060

Concrete

Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. Call 604-240-3408 AKAL CONCRETE. Renos, driveways, stairs, floors, forming, landscaping. 778-881-0961

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

PORT MOODY, Newport, 3 BR mn flr, inste W/D, gas f/p. N/S, N/P. Immed. $1130. 604-461-4712 COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136 NEWPORT VILLAGE, Pt Moody, 1400 sq ft, 3 BR upper level, 1 ½ baths, hardwd flrs, N/s, N/p, Mar 1, $1550/mo, refs. 604-725-4133 New Westminster Brand New ground level 1 BR suite. Close to Queens Park. Quiet owners live up. $1000 includes all utilities, even internet & cable. N/S, No pets. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277 COQ 2 BR twnhse, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $970. 604-939-9281. NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail March 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse $870, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-464-0034

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area)

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.

604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.ca

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

Installation • Refinishing • Repairs ART of HARDWOOD FLOORS 604-240-3344 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Gutters

AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES

20% OFF til Mar.15(max. 400*) $

• Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Roofing & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard

WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee

604-340-7189

*Must be mentioned at time of booking estimate to receive 20% off ACCREDITED BUSINESS

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HOME SERVICES 8125

Gutters

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

Magic Star Painting **THE GUTTER DOCTOR!** We clean & repair gutters and fix fascia & soffit. Insured & guaranteed. Over 10,000 happy customers! 778-8814647 info@gutterdoctor.ca

Winter Specials $ 3 ROOMS 299 (Walls Only)

Top Quality Quick Work

Handyperson

A Semi Retired Tradesman Build or Repairs - small jobs only. Richard • 604-377-2480 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011

Call Now: 780-6510

DJ PAINTING, Int/Ext. Com/Res. Drywall repair. Free ests. Cell: 604-417-5917, 604-258-7300

I’ll BEAT ALL Competitor Prices! Quality Work. 10% Senior Disc. Free Est. • Marc 778-867-0179 ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings

604-727-0043

Patios/Decks/ Railings

8200

Lawn & Garden

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Fall Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302

Paving/Seal Coating

8205

METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936

8220

Plumbing

PLUMBING & N 7 Days A Week N Seniors Discounts N Hot Water Tanks N Small Repairs to Renovations N Outside Services, Garburators N Sinks, Faucets, Toilets, Tubs N K?G@MD@F JPBOH@E Q LID A?CC@E Call

Jim

8250

Roofing

Collectibles & Classics

9129

Luxury Cars

1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $3900. 604-723-3654

1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES

20% OFF til Mar.15 (max. 400*)

• Roofing & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs

436-1005

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,500. 604-591-8566

WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com

2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: jthomson0621@gmail.com 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

9160

*Must be mentioned at time of booking estimate to receive 20% off ACCREDITED BUSINESS

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367

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AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty

1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926

2006 BMW 325 130,000 kms, $18,750. manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: arcwood@telus.net.

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

A Eastcan Roofing & Reno’s Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324

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

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $23,900. 604-999-4097

9130

Call for FREE ESTIMATE & WINTER PROMOTION

A+

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

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553

1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Targa Manual 109,000 kms Amazon blue/tan interior. Second owner, lovingly maintained, all service records/ 11 years. Excellent mechanics and body. Offers considered. $19,900 email: jasonbarton@shaw.ca 1995 HONDA Civic LX, aircared, runs great, set of 4 snows & 4 all seasons on rims, Asking $2200. Call 778-960-4673

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270 A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530 10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721

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

9125

Domestic

2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136

9145

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560

Scrap Car Removal

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

Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yd clean-up. Free Est, Work Safe BC Ins 604-710-9670

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

FREE ESTIMATES

Bill 604-298-1222

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

www.chrisdalehomes.com

M&S HANDYMAN • Framing • Flooring • Deck Repairs • Painting • Drywall •Tiling Seniors Discount

ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576

woodysgallery@hotmail.com

AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

OLMANI ‘‘Good to the Last Nail' Bath & Kitchen Renovations, Additions Interior & Exterior Home Repair, Sundecks 604-376-3192 www.olmani.ca

BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rate. bc.moving@gmail.com

8193

Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670

Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member

8255

604-783-0979

All Work Guaranteed

www.RenoRite.com

Save Your Dollars

✓ RenoRite 604 451 0225

Bath Kitchen Suites & More

1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039

$49

MIKE: 604-872-0109 2009 FORD Mustang GT, 2 dr, convert, manual/5sp, 4.6L, f/load, only 8K, $28,000, 604-224-3347

John 778-288-8009

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

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

B i n s f ro m 5 - 3 0 y a rd s a v a i l .

10% OFF with this ad w w w.student worksdisposal.com

8309

Tiling

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

THE SCRAPPER

PTV TILE INSTALLATIONS Ceramic Tile, Porcelain, Slate, 20 Yrs Exp. Santo 778-235-1772

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

8315

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $44,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044

9173

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms 2.4LGDI DOHC- $22,600 email: sjscot@shaw.ca 604-794-3428

9129

Vans

1993 VW EUROVAN. 2nd owner, 7 passenger/bed. Very clean, $3500. 604-945-0376 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2004 GMC Safari EXT, 151,368km, custom stereo, pwer steering/windows, cruz, abs, ac, airbags, rear whl drive with traction control, new winter tires, $6995 obo, 604-988-5645

Boats

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 2002 NISSAN Maxima SE, only 151,000 km, leather heated seats, sunroof, 4 drs, $6000 OBO, Call 604-785-9314

24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email samishlake@shaw.ca 2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8000. 604-440-4322

JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067

★ Joseph’s Quality Tiles Inc.★ Tile Installation & Supplies. Joe 604-518-0068 or 604-719-2212

Tree Services

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

2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.

FREE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL CASH FOR ALL COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

Student Works

Trips start at

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

No Wheels, No Problem

Rubbish Removal Disposal & Recycling

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

45

1990 LX H/B, 5L, 5 spd, newer trans, clutch & newer parts, CD stereo. $2,000. 175k 604-230-6832

PLUMBER • Reno’s •Rough-ins •Fixtures •H/W Tanks •Gas •Service. ★ 778-227-1119 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

Sports & Imports

2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 111,121kms Economical original $39,830. 778-837-1900, $9,695

9515

* MUSHROOM MANURE *

P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878

9160

Sports & Imports

604-340-7189

AMG ROOFING & SIDING

A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

9110

A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

DRAIN CLEANING

604

8160

Renovations & Home Improvement

AUTOMOTIVE

$

SUNDECKS & RENOS Vinyl & cedar treated decks. 604 376 3192 www.olmani.ca HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842

8240

Free Estimates

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667

8130

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1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250

2005 MAZDA 3 GS auto 88500km, well maint, aircrd, no accidents $8000obo 604-970-0401

9522

RV’s/Trailers

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

Luxury Cars

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

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2006 NISSAN Ultima, 4dr, 2.5, light green/beige inter, no accident, $6200 obo, 604-219-4156

COZY, NICELY decorated, fully equip, 79 Ford M/H, low kms & hi way usage, $6,500. 778-737-3890

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

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

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

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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective February 14 to February 20, 2013.

We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Grocery Department Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee

Meat Department

Ocean Wise Premium Pacific Cod Fillets

Sahale Nuts assorted varieties

assorted varieties

WOW!

PRICING reg from 15.99

2/7.00

from

10.99

value pack

Black Diamond Cheese

4.99lb/ 11.00kg

assorted varieties

skim, 1, 2 or 3.25%

WOW!

7.49

4L product of Canada

WOW!

PRICING

reg 8.29

reg 13.49

7.99

assorted varieties

2/7.00

3/3.99

2/7.00

Coconut Bliss Frozen Organic Desserts assorted varieties

product of USA

Krisda Stevia Sweeteners

1.00 off

regular retail price

Gold Seal White Tuna

assorted varieties, assorted sizes

flaked or solid

Bakery Department

2/4.00

5.69

170g • product of Asia

Hearty Scandinavian Bread

product of Canada

Cascades Enviro Facial Tissue pocket pack

2/7.00

assorted varieties

473 ml or 4 x 73g product of USA

3.49

Vij’s Frozen Indian Meals

550g

from 5.49

8 pack

Arla Organic Cream Cheese product of Denmark

Raisin Bran or Coconut Spelt Muffins

300g • product of Canada

GT’s Kombucha Organic Raw Beverages assorted varieties

2/5.00

200g

480ml • +deposit +eco fee

product of USA

Cascades Extreme Paper Towels

! Neecwipe r

1.00 off

regular retail price pack of 3 or 6

Rice Bakery

from 3.99

Bulk Department halves or pieces

20% off regular retail price

Health Care Department A. Vogel VegOmega3

25.99

60 capsules

• 100% vegetarian-friendly • Not derived from fish or other animal sources • Made from fresh plants

27.99

Boiron Coryzalia

1.99

30ml

A powerful cold and flu remedy, that boosts immunity and fights off infections. Made with premium Organic Mediterranean Oregano (75-85% Carvacrol).

Rice Cheddar and Herb Buns or Foccacia Bread

Simply Organic Baking Flavours and Extracts assorted varieties

2 pack

product of Canada

3.98

3lb bag product of USA

Joy of the Mountains A+ Oil of Oregano

assorted varieties

product of Canada

WOW!

PRICING

Organic Cashews

Moonstruck Organic Cheese

4.49

20 bags

3.98

3lb bag product of Canada

Rio Star Grapefruits Grown in Texas

regular retail price

320g

assorted varieties

WOW!

PRICING

1.00 off

50g

product of Canada

Traditional Medicinals Organic Teas

Pink Lady Apples from Clapping Chimp in Cawston, B.C.

Elegant, Effortless Snacks: Natura Genoa or Prosciutto

assorted varieties

product of Canada

2/5.00

PRICING

Deli Department

500g • product of Canada

Rebar Organic Energy Bars

Mom’s Healthy Secrets Cereals

2/7.00

3.98lb/ 8.77kg

WOW!

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

DairyLand Organic Milk

PRICING

Organic Red, Yellow and Orange Hot House Peppers Mexican Grown

10.99lb/ 24.23kg

113-142g product of USA

454g • product of Canada

Produce Department

11.99

Adult 60 chew tabs

13.49

110-125g

Children 30 x 1ml

59-118ml • product of USA

WOW!

Seminars & Events at The Annex at Choices Floral Shop, 2615 W 16th Ave, Vancouver. Cost $5 for each seminar. Register online or call 604-736-0009.

PRICING

Tuesday, February 19, 7-8:30pm.

The Coherent Heart: The Science of Love, Joy and Appreciation with Dr. Devon Christie MD, and Mya Stewart RN of Connect Health.

Look for our

Thursday, February 21, 6:00-8:30pm.

WOW!

Pilates – Lifestyle Change & Future Investment

PRICING

with Yvonne Bray and Dr. Jonathan Freeman, MD, of Pacific Spirit Pilates.

2012 Awards. Your loyalty has helped Choices achieve these awards. Thank you!

www.choicesmarkets.com Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

Yaletown

Rice Bakery

South Surrey

2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

1888 W. 57th Ave. Vancouver 604.263.4600

1202 Richards St. Vancouver 604.633.2392

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0301

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

Choices at the Crest

8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna

Floral Shop

1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna 250.862.4864

2615 W. 16th Vancouver 603-736-7522


Burnaby Now February 15 2012