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Burnaby’s first and favourite information source Esso Cup highlights PAGE 30 Delivery 604-942-3081 • Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Election 2013: BurnabyLougheed candidates up close PAGE 3 Your source for local sports, news, weather and entertainment! >> ELECTION 2013 Candidate under fire for resumé Jennifer Moreau staff reporter The Liberals are raising questions about the professional credentials of Jane Shin, the NDP candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed. The B.C. Liberal Party has been keeping a close eye on Shin, monitoring how her online biographies have been changing and inquiring about her background as a physician. “Over the past several days, a number of biographies of NDP candidate Jane Shin have been significantly altered, calling into question whether or not she has been truthful about her education and work experience,” reads a post on the B.C. Liberal Party website. The Liberals started monitoring Shin’s online information and biographies after the party received an Jennifer Gauthier/burnaby now Ready, set, trot! About 400 people turned out to Burnaby Lake Park on April 28 for the second-annual Transplant Trot in support of the Canadian Transplant Association, to raise awareness about organ donation and to promote a healthy lifestyle for transplant recipients. BIO Page 4 For more photos of the event, scan with Pipeline galvanizes crowd at all-candidates meet Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter Nearly 100 Burnaby residents came out on a rainy Sunday evening to hear Burnaby North candidates speak about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project, among other things. Kinder Morgan wants to twin the Trans Mountain line, which runs oil – as well as diluted bitumen – from Alberta to the West Coast and a terminal in Burnaby. The all-candidates meeting was put on by the Capitol Hill Community Hall Association, the Civic Association of Iranian Canadians and BROKE – Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion. The format included four written questions from the audience and six oral questions. The first question was on whether candidates were aware of the potential health effects of a diluted bitumen spill. Conservative Party of B.C. candidate Wayne Marklund said he didn’t know Play today! what the health effects might be but added his party is in favour of the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project. “I’m an open-minded person,” he said. “I know my party believes in pipelines and believes in good paying jobs for British Columbians.” But Marklund added he personally believes the environment should come first and all safety standards need to be looked into. Green Party of B.C. candidate Carrie McLaren said she also wasn’t aware of the effects, but did a quick Wikipedia check at the meeting. “I already figured out it’s oil and it’s also diluted with other chemicals, so it’s obviously partially carcinogenic, and there are other effects we don’t know of fully because it hasn’t been fully researched,” she said. “Obviously, our stance is we don’t want the expansion of any more of the pipelines Pipeline Page 8 TV’s, Computers , Electronics & Small Appliances 604-299-3121 2961 Norland Avenue, Burnaby VIEW THIS PAGE WITH FOR MORE CONTENT. SEE PAGE 25 FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO DOWNLOAD LAYAR

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