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Ships to Shore festival piggy-backed well with Steveston Salmon Festival by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter It’s not how you start, but how you ﬁnish, the adage goes. And so it turned out for this year’s Canada Day weekend, when Saturday’s showers kept many people at home, but by Sunday, tens of thousands of Canadians proudly donned red to celebrate the nation’s birthday during the 67th annual Steveston Salmon Festival. “It was fantastic,” said Janice Froese, executive director of the Steveston Community Society. “Despite some poor weather, we had a really great event.” Organizers for the ﬁrst time spread out the Canada Day celebrations over two days, but the cold and rain on Saturday kept most people at home. “From the public’s perspective, it didn’t look open,” she said. “But Sunday turned out terriﬁc.” A core group of about 30 organizers will meet later this month to critique this year’s event, and once again try to improve on it, and consider whether to put in all the extra work required to hold a two-day event again next year. Canada Day 2013 lands on a Monday, meaning the opportunity for a weekend-long celebration is again a possibility. Whether the City of Richmond piggy-backs another Ships to Shore event to the Salmon Festival remains to be seen. But from Froese’s perspective, the marriage between the two events worked out well. “From their end of things, I think it was good. We’re getting nothing but positive feedback.” Froese has been helping organize the festival for seven Amanda Oye photo years now, and she thinks this year’s event was the best Eamon Lefebvre, dressed up as Sammy, and Alex Lindsay, who were part of the Steveston to date. See Page 3 Community Society’s ﬂoat during the Canada Day Parade. See page 3 for more photos.
Motorists who allow their vehicle to idle longer than three minutes on public property will soon face a ﬁne of $60—if caught in the act. City council has given third reading to bylaw amendments aimed at curbing unnecessary vehicle pollution. After the unanimous vote, fourth and ﬁnal reading is now a formality. Forty-six B.C. municipalities already have bylaws restricting vehicle idling, according to a B.C. Ministry of Environment report cited by staff. Under Richmond’s new regulations, motorists who exit their vehicle while it’s running—for any length of time—will also be committing a bylaw offence. The bylaw changes do not apply to private property—such as restaurant drive-throughs and mall parking lots—and enforcement will be a challenge, but staff say the new rules will serve as a deterrent. Bylaw ofﬁcers frequently ﬁnd vehicles idling unnecessarily on city streets, including large trucks, taxis and charter buses, according to bylaws manager Wayne Mercer. Exemptions under the proposed anti-idling rules extend to emergency vehicles, tow trucks, armoured vehicles, utility service vehicles and bylaw enforcement vehicles. Also exempt are vehicles used in parades, those carrying passengers where loading or unloading can take more than three minutes and vehicles in which a running engine is required to power onboard equipment. The $60 ﬁne rises to $100 if not paid within 61 days.
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Amanda Oye photo Photo2: Seafair Minor Hockey players pause and take shots on net as they walk the parade route
Amanda Oye photo Owen Greaves, Zakary Sharp and Tanner Jung from the Play Safe/Drive Safe program ﬂoat.
Martin van den Hemel photo The Hawaiian Chieftain was a popular place to visit during Ships to Shore Steveston 2012, which was held over the weekend.
Amanda Oye photos ABOVE: The Richmond Chinese Community Society marched in the parade. RIGHT: Patrick Sereda in his 17th year as chief cook at Sutton’s salmon booth.
This year’s Salmon Festival earned rave reviews From Page 1 And from the feedback she’s received so far, many people are in agreement. The parking lot of the Steveston Community Centre this year served as a larger food court, and that resonated well with festival goers. The carnival was shifted a little east onto the baseball ﬁeld, which worked to spread out the crowds, which Froese estimates was similar to years past on Canada Day, in the range of 70,000 people. “Our sponsors were generous beyond
words, and we had over 400 volunteers. The festival couldn’t happen without those sponsors and the whole army of volunteers who work their butts off.” Froese thinks Sunday’s overcast skies were a bit of a blessing, keeping the weather pleasantly warm versus scorching hot. In her ﬁrst couple of years with the festival, she recalls really hot event days, with some people passing out and others suffering from heat exhaustion. “Thank you to everybody who came out and had a good time,” Froese said.
Amanda Oye photo Photo8: Farm Kin giving Michelle Kang a ﬂower at the Kin’s Market tent
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Arts strategy open house We’d like to hear your ideas The City is updating its 2004 Arts Strategy to reﬂect today’s opportunities and challenges. We invite you to provide your feedback at one of three open houses, held at the Richmond Cultural Centre Rotunda, 7700 Minoru Gate, where highlights of the City’s Draft Arts Strategy will be presented:
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Development Permit Panel Meeting Wednesday, July 11 3:30 p.m. in Council Chambers Agenda Items: 1. 9451, 9491, 9511, 9531, 9551 Bridgeport Road and 9440, 9460, 9480 Beckwith Road - DP 11594571 - Ampar Ventures Ltd. - To permit the construction of a phased, mixed-use development consisting of 2 hotel towers (9 and 12 storeys) plus an ofﬁce tower (11 storeys) with a total ﬂoor area of 36,547.5 m² located at 9451, 9491, 9511, 9531, 9551 Bridgeport Road and 9440, 9460, 9480 Beckwith Road on a site zoned “Light-Industrial, Ofﬁce and Hotel (ZI10) – Bridgeport Village (City Centre).” 2. 10511 Springwood Crescent - DP 12-605110 - Reiner Siperko Construction Ltd. – To permit the construction of an inground swimming pool at 10511 Springwood Crescent
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Steveston now a penguin Aquarium finds fishing village a suitable fit for penguin by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Steveston has waddled away from Richmond all the way to Stanley Park. In name, at least. After a month-long contest, the Vancouver Aquarium has named one of its seven new African penguins after Richmond’s famous ﬁshing village. Aquarium staff chose names of British Columbia places for their newest arrivals, after splashing through 600 suggestions submitted as artwork, essays, poems and videos. Local resident Winnie Kwok shamelessly touted a village full of ﬁsh ‘n’ chips and heritage in her video entry, which included an original song about Steveston the Penguin. In her video, Kwok sings her ode to the clumsy creature while playing
a photo slideshow of a penguin plush-toy enjoying the boardwalk—even sitting down to a bowl of shrimp. For her efforts, Kwok will receive a one-year family membership to the aquarium and a VIP penguin experience. Steveston the Penguin can be spotted at the aquarium sporting a unique red beaded identiﬁcation bracelet along with his six friends: Lillooet, Toﬁno, Hope, Nelson, Sechelt and Salt Spring. These penguins, although native to South Africa, were bred at another aquarium through the Species Survival Plan program. “We are always looking for fun ways to engage with our visitors,” said the aquarium’s Clint Wright in a Tuesday news release. “The panel of judges chose names that resonate both with the staff who work with the animals and with our visitors.” The new penguin exhibit is located between the aquarium’s Wild Coast and Canada’s Arctic exhibits, and includes penguinthemed crafts and family activities.
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Sockeye salmon along the west coast are producing far fewer returning offspring than in the past and the SFU ﬁshery scientists who have documented the trend say it suggests climate change may be a factor. Randall Peterman said the study he co-authored found 24 of 37 sockeye stocks from Washington State to Alaska lost productivity since 1985, with the hardest hit runs no longer even replacing
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Garage gutted in Bates Road blaze One person was taken to hospital suffering from burns and smoke inhalation when a garage behind a single family house on Bates Road—near No. 3 Road and Williams— was gutted by ﬁre Monday afternoon. Richmond Fire-Rescue crews were on the scene dousing the remnants of the ﬁre around 4:30 p.m. The home was not damaged. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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Noel van den Hemel photo Fire crews douse a garage ﬁre on Bates Road.
Steveston ﬁshing store to be ﬂattened Demolition approved for old Towns Netting and Marine Supplies store in village by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter A former fishing supplies store that’s kitty-corner to Steveston’s once-mighty
fishing fleet will soon be flattened. Penta Builders Group won unanimous approval from city council June 25 to demolish the old Towns Netting and Marine Supplies store at 3531 Bayview St., located in Steveston Village across from the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. The building has been vacant for two years. Last year Cornerstone Architecture applied to rezone the site to allow a threestorey commercial-residential development, but the property has since been
sold and the development application withdrawn. What Penta has planned for the site isn’t yet known, as it has yet to submit a rezoning application. The building isn’t designated heritage by the city, but lies within the Steveston Village Heritage Conservation Area, in which demolitions require council approval. Penta cited the structure’s “deteriorated condition” as the reason to demolish the building, according to a staff report.
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Ship’s wake causes damage to tall ships Hawaiian Chieftain was towing Mallory Todd when another boat’s wake resulted in damage by Martin van den Hemel
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The Hawaiian Chieftain was towing the schooner Mallory Todd on Sunday.
For Angela Burnett, Sunday’s Canada Day celebration was marred by the conduct of a Paciﬁc Pilotage Authority vessel, whose actions on Sunday led to damage while the Hawaiian Chieftain was towing the schooner Mallory Todd. Burnett was aboard the Mallory Todd, which was having difficulty making its way up the Fraser River due to the strong currents. The captain of the Hawaiian Chieftain, in town for the City of Richmond’s Ships to Shore festival and the accompanying
Steveston Salmon Festival celebrations, agreed to tow the Mallory Todd side-by-side, and alerted the Coast Guard it was doing so. “A few minutes after passing the S6 buoy in the Fraser River channel, a pilot boat approached from starboard, travelling at about 10-12 knots,” Burnett wrote in an e-mail to The Richmond Review. “It could not have avoided seeing the two boats lashed together. Nevertheless, it cut sharply across their bows. The wake forced a huge influx of
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vessel...overtook us very close at high speed, then cut closely in front of us, causing a very large wake. Visibility was clear and it would have been apparent to any professional mariner what the situation was. A prudent captain would have realized that such a wake would cause us problems, and would have slowed down and given us plenty of space when passing. This is both a professional courtesy, as well as a legal requirement to be responsible for your own wake and its effect on other vessels. Several passengers witnessed the maneuver and confirmed that the pilot vessel was too close and operating too fast," MacLysaght wrote in an e-mail Tuesday. “What happened was that the extremely large wake caused the two vessels to move rapidly up and down independently. Since they were tied securely together, this caused a large fender to ride right up onto the aft wooden rail of Mallory Todd, cracking it in a number of places. It also ripped out and bent some of our steel stanchions, and cracked a 15 foot section of our teak toerails, as well as damaging the attachment points in our deck.” Brian Young, director of Marine Operations for the Paciﬁc Pilotage Authority, said Tuesday afternoon that no official report about the incident had yet been made to the authority or the Transportation Safety Board, though the incident was brought to the attention of the trafﬁc centre in Victoria, which has oversees the waters off Steveston. Young did speak to the captain of the boat involved in the incident, who said he slowed down, went outside the channel lane, passed them and then went on to his destination. Young said an investigation will be conducted once an ofﬁcial complaint has been made. He said that if vessels require slow trafﬁc around them, they contact the marine trafﬁc centre, which then broadcasts the request, and lets other vessels know their position. Burnett felt the incident could have been avoided. “Personally, I’m embarrassed that Canadians on an ofﬁcial vessel would demonstrate such poor seamanship and would harm a boat that came here to help us celebrate Canada Day.” The captain of the Hawaiian Chieftain could not be reached by press time Tuesday afternoon.
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City of Richmond Archives photo Farm labourers sitting on bags of grain during a break on the McKenzie farm in 1912.
Museum showcases farming history New exhibition runs until fall at Richmond Museum by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reportr A new exhibition at Richmond Museum captures the rich agricultural history of Richmond. The Garden City: Rich-
mond’s Agricultural Legacy covers the city’s farming history from its early days to the modern industry it is today. Artifacts and photos from the museum, City of Richmond Archives and community members all comprise the display. A centrepiece to the display is a Grauer family milk wagon from Frasea Farms Ltd. Visitors to the museum will uncover pioneer
farming history, learn about crop and livestock production and discover more about modern food security concerns. Among the exhibition’s stories involves dairy production. Richmond dairy farms were once a significant industry and supplied Vancouver markets with milk by wagon—without refrigeration. The exhibition runs until Oct. 21.
The museum is located inside Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, and is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free; donations accepted.
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nconsiderate. Ignorant. Environment defiler. Whatever you call idlers, they’re everywhere and most of the time unnecessarily causing air and noise pollution. There’s some good in sight, however, as city council has taken a step toward cracking down on offending motorists. New regulations will arm officers with the power to hand out fines of $60 to motorists who allow their vehicle to idle longer than three minutes on public property. But the bylaw changes don’t go far enough. Despite efforts to increase the use of public transportation, it’s still just a shadow of the preferred transportation method: the personal vehicle. With all these drivers on our roads, driveways and parking lots, regulations are needed. And for anyone who’s been caught speeding, doing an illegal U-turn, tailgating, the consequences of disobeying rules of the road are known first-hand. So why do idlers get a break? Idlers have long been allowed to go about their business: turning the key and sitting in their
parked vehicle for countless minutes while leaving the engine running for whatever reason. They’re not only causing pollution, but they’re a nuisance. Idlers park near building entrances, sending wafts of carbon dioxide inside for others to enjoy. Idlers have noisy vehicles—maybe missing a muffler or two—and wake up the neighbours while they’re contemplating life in a vibrating seat. Richmond’s new regulations target just public property: community centre parking lots, city streets and other city facilities. That’s a start. But that’s not where the worst offenders are found. The worst offenders are in driveways, store parking lots and restaurant drive-throughs. Don’t believe the idlers who insist their practice is necessary. Studies have clearly shown that idling for over 10 seconds uses more fuel and produces more emissions that restarting an engine. Idling is also not an effective way to warm up your vehicle, even in cold weather. The city has powers to create regulations aimed at restoring public health or protecting its citizens from nuisance. It’s time it uses them.
thegreenpages photo via Flickr An idle-free zone sign at a BC Ferries terminal.
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C Ferries has begun its summer schedule, ramping up sailings for the vacation season that is crucial to the fleet’s bottom line.
It’s been rough sailing for BC Ferries so far this year. The corporation released its financial results in June, reporting a net loss of $16.5 million, compared to net earnings of $3.8 million the previous year. Last year’s earnings were boosted by the sale of the former corporate headquarters for $9.3 million, prevent-
ing a loss there as well. In the fiscal year that ended March 31, vehicle traffic was down 3.5 per cent and walk-on passengers were down 2.8 per cent. As a result, BC Ferries is forecasting a “small loss” for this year as well. The spring “Coast Saver” sale has just ended. That’s a 37-percent discount offered Fridays through Mondays, May 25 to June 25 on the major runs from the mainland to Victoria and Nanaimo. The discounts allowed a foot passenger to cross for $9.95 and a car and driver for $39.95. I asked BC Ferries CEO Mike Corrigan last week how the sale went. He didn’t have final figures yet, but he allowed that the boost in traffic was “marginal.” It’s the second year that the spring sale has been offered over weekends, when people are more likely to travel. But instead of generating
additional trips, Corrigan said the main effect has been to shift traffic from midweek to weekends. One of the primary reasons for this spring’s poor performance is the lousy weather that kept people at home. Gasoline at $1.40 a litre is another big one. Hotels and other tourism services tell the same story. Here’s another problem: student traffic on the ferries was down by a third this spring, because teachers cancelled field trips as part of their lengthy work-to-rule campaign. The simplistic political debate about ferry service starts and ends with rising fares, with occasional fits of temper over executive salaries, and ignores the other factors. Just cut the fares and increase the taxpayer subsidy, say the NDP and their local echo chambers. Of course, taxpayers are already pitching in
an extra $80 million this year, bringing the subsidy to the ferries close to $200 million. That’s how Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom sweetened the pot as he unveiled new powers for B.C. Ferry Commissioner Gord Macatee to set service levels as well as regulate fares. Macatee’s task now is to travel the coast and endure the demands of island dwellers who want the rest of us to subsidize their splendid isolation. The proposition for them will boil down to this: You can pay more or you can have fewer sailings. And where the boat is a third full, you will have fewer sailings. This consultation period is an opportunity to ask some hard questions. For instance, does Saltspring Island really need three ferry terminals? And why is there no passengeronly service? Macatee’s term as commissioner started
with a detailed review last year that pointed to some other ways to save serious money. But CEO Corrigan says there are no quick fixes. FortisBC has offered an $11 million incentive for conversion of marine vessels to natural gas, which would give the fleet significant relief from spiraling fuel costs. But a ferry conversion would take six months or more, and another vessel would be needed in the meantime. Another promising suggestion is overhauling the ferry reservation service, making reservations free and charging extra for those who just show up. Corrigan says a computer reservation overhaul is underway, but it will take three years. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. He can be reached at tfletcher@ blackpress.ca.
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letters Bridge ads too much
Poor seamanship mars ship’s visit
Editor: Re: “Ad blitz heralds new Port Mann Bridge.” Victoria: when you spend $3.3 billion of my (taxpayer) money on a capital project, I expect said project to be newsworthy enough on its own to not need an additional $400,000 on a propaganda campaign. Best fair solution to congestion/pollution issues: charge a set toll based on number of unused passenger seats on every vehicle entering the city! If you want to be by yourself in a 10-passenger van, great, pay nine tolls to poison my air! If you carpool to ﬁll every seat, just pay a token city-entry toll of $1. George Pope Blundell
Potholes too much Editor: The potholes at the Alderbridge/Garden City crossroad have been there for as long as I could remember, and I’m talking about years. When are the authorities going to patch them up? It has become increasingly hazardous, particularly when motorists swerve suddenly to avoid the potholes. Leo Daniel Richmond
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Editor: The Steveston Ships to Shore festival is something we’re all proud of. What a pity that a Canadian pilot boat cast a pall over the day for one of the ships that was here to celebrate Canada Day with us, the Mallory Todd. I was a passenger on the Mallory Todd on a July 1 morning trip, a part of the festival. As we know, the Fraser River is in ﬂood. Because the current was so strong, the Mallory Todd was having difﬁculty making headway fast enough to get back to dock in time for the rest of the festival. The captain of the Hawaiian Chieftain, which has a much more powerful engine, agreed to tow the Mallory Todd side by side. The Coast Guard was informed that the two boats were sailing in tow. A few minutes after passing the S6 buoy in
the Fraser River channel, a pilot boat approached from starboard, travelling at about 10-12 knots. It could not have avoided seeing the two boats lashed together. Nevertheless, it cut sharply across their bows. The wake forced a huge inﬂux of water into the very narrow space between the boats. The buoys were ﬂung upwards so that the Chieftain unavoidably hit the deck railings and side of the smaller Mallory Todd. It tore off part of the railing and wooden edges of the Mallory Todd’s portside deck and damaged the wire railing as well. Personally, I’m embarrassed that Canadians on an ofﬁcial vessel would demonstrate such poor seamanship and would harm a boat that came here to help us celebrate Canada Day. The three people in the cabin of the pilot boat
who caused the damage need to be held accountable. If not, what were they doing aboard an ofﬁcial boat? If they are in fact pilots, they are a disgrace to their profession. Pilots are supposed to protect ships and our shores, not
cause them damage. They are the people whose responsibility it is to protect us all from, among other things, the risks posed by large tankers travelling up and down our treacherous coastline. We must be able to rely on their competence and maturity. Angela Burnett Richmond
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Ex-Sockeye Garrison lands with Canucks by Don Fennell Sports Editor The newest Vancouver Canuck is a former Richmond Sockeye. Jason Garrison, who signed a $27.6-million, sixyear free agent contract with the Canucks July 1, was part of a dynamic young Sockeyes team during the
2002-03 Paciﬁc International Junior Hockey League season that also featured future NHLers Karl Alzner, Raymond Sawada and Kenndal McArdle. While Alzner and McArdle were among six 15-yearolds, Garrison was 18 and a late bloomer who in mid-season was moved back to the blueline from left wing. See Page 18
Photo courtesy Florida Panthers/Getty Images Former Richmond Sockeye Jason Garrison played his ﬁrst four NHL season for the Florida Panthers before signing as a free agent with the Vancouver Canucks July 1.
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Sockeyes switched him from forward to defenceman From Page 13 “I remember it clearly,” Ron Johnson, coach of the 2002-03 Sockeyes, told The Richmond Review on Tuesday. Midway through the season, captain Rob Dolter was traded to the Delta Ice Hawks for forward David Young, leaving a void on the defence. But before the trade was ﬁnalized, Johnson went to Garrison and encouraged him to make the change from forward to defence. “I think you’re a better defenceman than winger and if you’re going to make it (to the pros) it’s going to be as a d-man,” Johnson told him. “We’ll be better (as a team) if you play D and I’ll give you lots of ice time.”
“He was smart kid and had a good shot,” Johnson said. “And he was calm with the puck and made good decisions. On defence he settled everything down and showed a natural aptitude when we put him back on the point. I’m glad he believed in (the change) and good for him (signing with the Canucks). He always wanted to play for a pro team in his backyard.” A native of White Rock, Garrison’s strong character was present even as a Sockeye and helped lift the team from a ﬁfth-place ﬁnish during the regular season to the Tom Shaw PIJHL playoff title (a seven-game ﬁnal series win over Abbotsford Pilots), the Cyclone Taylor Cup provincial Junior B championship and
a third-place ﬁnish at the Western Canadians in which he was selected the top defenceman. Garrison went on to play for the Nanaimo Clippers of the B.C. Hockey League the following two seasons (scoring 22 goals and 62 points in 57 games in 2004-05) before attending the University of Minnesota Duluth for three seasons, capped by a 14-point (in 26 games) season in 2007-08. He turned pro in 200809, signing a two-year entry level contract with the Florida Panthers. He played all but one game with the Panthers’ farm team in Rochester scoring 35 points in 75 games. He split the next season between Florida and Rochester, earning eight points in 39 games with the Pan-
thers. He improved to 18 points in 73 games with the Panthers in 2010-11 and last season broke out for 16 goals and 33 points in 77 games, adding a goal and two assists in the Panthers’ four playoff games. Despite being six-foot-two and 220 pounds, Garrison isn’t overly aggressive but is known for his strong positional play. And because he’s always been eager to improve, Johnson believes the best is yet to come. “I think he’s going to become even more,” Johnson said. “He has that natural talent and good poise, and while there are things he needs to work on like anyone he has that advantage of playing forward that enables him to see things some-
times that others don’t.” In a 2010 interview with The Review, Garrison said playing some forward has helped him become a better transitional player, which he tries to demonstrate by rushing the puck up the ice. But while this weekend’s deal with the Canucks suggests he’s made it as a pro player, another of Garrison’s previous comments speaks to his ongoing commitment to get better. “There are a lot of good defencemen in the league and they all kind of bring different things to the table,” he said. “One of the biggest things is learning from your experience and not taking anything for granted. I’m still learning the game.”
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Sports Editor A three-run homer in the ﬁrst inning by David Van Ostrand powered the host Richmond Athletics to a men’s baseball tournament title Sunday at Latrace Field. Sitting on a curve ball, Van Ostrand belted a shot deep over the right ﬁeld fence in a 4-2 championship-game victory over Newton. The A’s also got stellar pitching from Matt Winograd who had ﬁve strikeouts and scattered three hits before leaving the game in the sixth inning. “Overall, it was a good ﬁrst tournament,” said A’s player-coach Ryan Klenman. “We were happy with eight teams for the inaugural event and considering the weather, we had no rainouts.” Van Ostrand also won the home run derby on Saturday night. The A’s were undefeated in four games, winning the ﬁrst two by identical 10-1 counts over Vancouver and Burnaby and then secured a 1-0 victory over Port Coquitlam by scoring the game’s only run on a lead-off base hit by Mike Basford that scored Charles Shapiro in the bottom of the seventh inning. The A’s are also enjoying a pretty solid season in the Lower Mainland Baseball Association, sitting at 7-2 and just a game out of top spot in the 18-and over Bob Bunnet Division.
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If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.
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We Recycle! GO GREEN!
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
M.A. Stewart & Sons Ltd., An International valve and fitting company headquartered in Surrey, B.C., has an immediate opening for Warehouse Person to our growing team full-time.
RIVER Road Cafe hires 2 cooks (full-time)in Richmond. Req.: 3+ yrs. exp. with knowledge of Korean and chinese food. Req. completion of high school Duties: prep. & cook complete dishes, clean kitchen area Salary: $15.50/hr (40hrs/wk).Apply: email@example.com
• Portable Toilets • Fencing • Containers • Waste Management • Storage
3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
S & S LANDSCAPING & FENCING
CONCRETE & PLACING
CONCRETE Removal /Replace. Garages, sidewalks, patios. Call Santino (778)892-5559
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them to 604-943-8299
Call Roya 604-247-3710
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~CHOICE CARPET CLEANING~ Free Estimates. Guaranteed Work! 604-897-6025 (24 hr) 788-688-0117
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COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT & DIESEL ENGINE MECHANICS Required for Cullen Diesel Power Ltd. and Western Star & Sterling Trucks of Vancouver Inc. Positions avail. in Surrey & Kamloops. Also, Elk Valley as resident men. Detroit Diesel / MTU experience an asset.
Kids and Adults Needed
ALLISON TRANSMISSION MECHANICS
Coast Tsawwassen Inn is currently seeking a casual part-time Room Attendant for our Housekeeping Department. Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.
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Moon Construction Building Services. Your Specialists in; • Concrete Forming • Framing • Siding 604.218.3064
RUBBISH REMOVAL 477
RECYCLE YOUR JUNK! Rubbish Removal, Caring for the Earth. Professional Quality Service at Great Rates. 604-787-8782
MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555. ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
German Shepherd pups, ckc reg, 1st shots, deworm, parents gd temp. $900. 604-796-3026 no sun calls
21 Years Serving Rmd. Residential & Commercial Clean Courteous Service
HUSKY WOLF X pups. 14 wks old, 2 M & 1 F. $300. ea. 1st shots & dewormed. Glenn 604-308-3396 Abbt
FREE ESTIMATES Joe 604-250-5481
NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
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OF PET THE WEEK
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SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
“SAVORY”, ID # 264058, SF, DSH, 2 YEARS 2 MONTHS
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Savory is a stray from Chilliwack SPCA. She is an affectionate girl with a calm personality. She would prefer to be the only cat in the home as she is nervous around other cats. Savory is a cuddle bug by nature! She will wrap herself around you when you snuggle with her! She loves to give love bumps with her head! Savory is adventurous but also cautious! She is looking for that special someone to take her home and love her as much as she will love them!
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PROUD TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL SPCA
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HOME SERVICE GUIDE
PLUMBING & HEATING
24/7 HEATING & PLUMBING HOT WATER TANKS INSTALLED $649
M.S. MAINTENANCE & RENOVATIONS
• Plumbing Service & Repairs • Boilers & Furnaces • Gas Work
• Plumbing, Drainage, Gas Plumbing • Fireplaces & Conversion to Gas • Furnace, Boiler Repairs & Installation
604-275-8464 or 778-869-6288 www.cssheating.com
Installed from $699
Licensed, Insured, Bonded • Same Day Service
Plumbing • Electrical • Woodwork • Drywall • Bathrooms • Painting • Handyman • Textured Ceilings • FREE Quotes Door Repairs: Patio • Pocket • Bi-folds • Shower Insured / WCB and I’m a Nice Guy! Mike Favel • 604-341-2681
HOT WATER TANKS
HIGH EFFICIENCY FURNACE – $2499 installed
Licensed, Insured & Bonded Local Plumbers www.1stcallplumbing.ca
• Residential / Commercial • Complete Fertilizing Programs • Rotary / Reel Cutting
• Hedge Trimming / Pruning
• Aeration / Power Raking
• Pressure Washing
CONSTRUCTION • RENOVATIONS ** COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL ** KITCHEN & BATHROOM SPECIALIST PLUS TIDDLEY THINGS
New fence installation • Gates & repair Rooﬁng repairs • Powerwashing • Odd jobs • Renos • Gutters etc. Painting interior & exterior
STEVESTON HOME SERVICES Free estimates (fully insured)
604-272-2809 or cell: 604-841-2479
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Call Darryn 604-339-5532
RJ’S PLUMBING & HOME SERVICE
SSL ENTERPRISES INC COMMERCIAL ~ RESIDENTIAL •Backhoes •Mini excavator (rubber track) •Bobcats (forks/buckets) •Dump trucks
SMOOTH MINI Dachshunds. Born May 11/12 Family raised. 1st shots, dewormed. $750. 604-855-6176
•Backﬁlling/trenching •Ashphalt/concrete removal •Drainage •Retaining walls •Install concrete driveways/sidewalks
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 542
FRUIT & VEGETABLES
STRAWBERRIES Greenvale Farms
5 MINUTE EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM PLUMBING SERVICES AT REASONABLE RATES CALL 604-270-6338
FRUIT & VEGETABLES
BISSETT FARMS 2170 Westham Island Rd. Delta (big blue barn)
Take 264 St exit off Hwy #1 & follow yellow signs
(6030 248 Street) OPEN Mon. Sat. 8am - 7pm Sun. 8am - 6pm
Ready Picked Strawberries
604-856-3626 / 604-855-9351
7 days 8am - 6pm 604-946-7471 STRAWBERRIES
u-pick $1.50/lb, ready-pick $2/lb
Why bother with the time & hassle of a garage sale?
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FOR SALE BY OWNER(Langley) Unique,quiet 3bdrm end unit in Natures Landing.This spacious double garage townhome boasts a south facing gourmet kitchen/family room with cozy fireplace and sundeck overlooking a beautifully landscaped green space with a view.Call anytime 604-309-6316
1989 FORD E250 Van Amera camper van, fridge, stove, furn. bathrm. Only 142,000 km. New front brakes. Everything works. $5500 obo: (604)520-6512
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026
2004 ITASCA SPIRIT 29.4 ft. Class C motorhome, 50,000km. 2 slide outs, awnings, generator & ext. warranty. Exc. cond. $31,000. 604856-8177 / 604-308-5489(Aldergrv)
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
4200 #6 Rd. Richmond Open 7 days/week, 8am-9pm. www.birakfarms.ca
MATTRESSES starting at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
REAL ESTATE 603
20 Acres - Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee! Free Color Brochure. 800-755-8953 www.sunsetranches.com
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WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422
50 Acre Farm (near Cambie)
Free estimate and free design. CALL WEST:
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
We specialize in driveway, sidewalk, patio, foundation and retaining wall, all kinds of concrete jobs. We also do fencing jobs.
LIVE THE DREAM. Harbours End Marine, 27 year history on beautiful Salt Spring Island, BC “the best place on earth!” Owner retiring, well-established business only $129,000 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY STEEL BUILDING - HUGE CLEARANCE SALE! 20X24 $4,658. 25X28 $5,295. 30X40 $7,790. 32X54 $10,600. 40X58 $14,895. 47X78 $19,838. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca.
#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
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1 & 2 Bdrm apts, ht, hw, cable, prkg, locker, coin laundry, elevator, steps to all transit, shops, schools, NS, NP, lease, frm $885 RMD 604241-3772 RICHMOND, 1 bdrm, updated main flr, ensuite lndry, sec. prk, sm. pet OK. 1 blk to skytrain, Landsdown, Kwantlin. Aug. 1. (604)204-0048.
HOMES FOR RENT
BROADMOOR executive 4 bdrm., 2.5 baths, well kept, 5 appl., $2800 mo. Sept. 1. C.21 Prudential 604351-9452
RICHMOND EAST - Newly Renovated Suite 2 BEDROOM + LARGE FAMILY ROOM On Transit Route close to Shops and School, Own Laundry/Kitchen, Ground Level, Private Entry, Parking, Big Fenced Back Yard, Quiet Southerly Exposure, Ideal For Small Family/Students, No Smoking/Pets - $1000 INCL Own Washer/Dryer, All Utilities, Cable - AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 604-649-9741 RICHMOND, Hamilton. 2 bdrm, new paint/flooring, $1150 incl. utils, & net. NS/NP. 778-397-0020 RICHMOND, Hamilton area, reno’d 2 bdrm, washer, NP/NS, $1,000 incl. utils.Avl. Immed. 604-517-3986 RICHMOND nr Bridgeport & Shell, 2 bdrm gr/lvl suite, avail Aug 15th, ns/np, n/laund, $850 incl utils/cable. 604-270-1450 or 604-821-1450.
2007 30ft Trail Bay Tow Trailer full load generator awning 2 TV’s 13ft slide $16,900. 604-556-3731
• Cars & Trucks • Scrap Metals • Batteries • Machinery • Lead
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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
TRUCKS & VANS
2003 CHEV SUBURBAN Z71, black, rebuilt trans. w/warranty, used eng., new B.J. & brakes. Inspected. $8900 obo (604)826-0519
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Auto Loans or We Will Pay You $1000
All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
1-888-229-0744 or apply at: www.greatcanadianautocredit.com Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in July, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-5936095.
CARS - DOMESTIC
1987 CAMARO 2.8, just AirCared, looks excellent and runs excellent, $1495. Call: (604)866-6168. 1998 CHEVY MALIBU, 1 owner, only 80,000 miles. $5,000 obo. Phone 778-237-0828.
RICHMOND QUEENSGATE GARDENS Conveniently Located
Close to schools & public transportation. Spacious 2 & 3 bdrm townhouses. 6 Appl’s., balcony, 2 car garage, 2 full baths, gas f/p. 1 Year lease required. No Pets.
1976 VESPA 150. Restored, runs great, very clean, new seats & Speedo. $2500. Call 778-378-4776.
Professionally Managed by Colliers International Call 604-841-2665
2002 TRIUMPH TROPHY. Low k’s, new battery, runs good. $4,700. Call 604-217-3479; 778-880-0233.
In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On May 25, 2012, at 8360 Granville Avenue, Richmond, B.C., Peace Ofﬁcer(s) of the Richmond RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $1,017.03 CAD, on or about 15:00 Hours, a Samsung cell Phone, on or about 15:00 Hours, and a Blackberry cell phone, on or about 15:00 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been obtained by the commission of an offence under section 5(2) (Possession for purpose of trafﬁcking) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO ﬁle Number: 2012-1077, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture
unless a notice of dispute is ﬁled with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be ﬁled by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be ﬁled within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is ﬁrst published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/ civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Ofﬁce, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J1.
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> Steveston Salmon Festival
Chelsea Bretz, Mica Mamonluk, Jennifer Liu and Chantal Wong.
Jovita Chan, Ellia Zhong, Tanya Ren and Luan Li.
Around Town Amanda Oye
teveston was swelling with Canadian pride as thousands turned out for the Steveston Community Society’s 67th Salmon Festival on Sunday. The annual Canada Day celebration featured everything from a parade and pancake breakfast in the morning to live performances and carnival activities in the afternoon. “This is probably my favourite day of the year,” said Janice Froese, the executive director of the Steveston Community Society. The parade, which had just over 100 ﬂoats, was a highlight of the day. “It was a great parade,” said Froese. “There were a lot of diverse community groups,” she said. Steveston was busier than usual during the festival this year as Ships to Shore was happening at the same time. “It was an added beneﬁt,” said Tracy Paldy, the co-chair of the Salmon Festival. “There is more chance for community involvement [this year] with the Ships to Shore,” she said. Due to the timing of the events, the Salmon Festival decided to expand and have part of their festivities, including their carnival rides, open for two days instead of just one. Any surplus money from the festival, which traditionally goes to a community-oriented project, will go towards an educational garden this year. Amanda Oye covers the social scene. amanda. email@example.com.
Bal, Narinder, Ishan and Nicole Nagra.
Saturday, September 8, 2012 IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN LANGLEY, BC CANADA Chris Redding, Kai Redding, Amanda Wardrop and Nell Redding. Gloria Gorrell.
Pre-register at: www.langleycruise-in.com The Langley Good Times Cruise-In Society is a registered Non Proﬁt Organization, supporting your local charities.
Memorable. Inclusive. Sustainable. | Celebrating 25 years
The Rotary Club of Richmond wishes to acknowledge the corporations and individuals who contributed to the success of our 50th Anniversary Yellow Ribbon Tribute on April 15th, 2012. Thank you to those who provided sponsorships, donations, silent auction contributions, and advertisers in the program, the 50th Anniversary book, and the Richmond Review special edition leading up to the event. We appreciate everyone’s generosity and contribution to the success of our event. Of particular note, thank you to the Asia Collection, Canadian Duty Free, Ryerson Education Group and Matt Vural Gul for their generous donations. Special thanks also to the Band of the Fifteenth Field Artillery Regiment and theRegimental Pipes and Drums of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada who, under the direction of Major Jim Tempest, made the evening very memorable.
August 21 – 25, 2012
BE A VOLUNTEER! Volunteers are the foundation of the Games
Thank you to all of our club members, friends and family, volunteers and fellow Rotarians who contributed in countless ways to the success of our 50th Anniversary celebration and to the 50 years leading up to the event.
The 2012 Burnaby BC Seniors Games will need approximately 2,000 volunteers to participate in a wide variety of positions. We are looking for a variety of skill sets - everything from event hosts, to photographers, to sporting event coordinators. We need you to make this a successful and memorable event.
Your dedication to ‘Friendship and Community Service’ is the foundation of Rotary, the foundation of our club and of our future. Proceeds from the event support the Canadian Military, the Richmond Hospice House and local youth.
Thank you for your interest in being part of the 2012 BC Seniors Games!
Please view our website at www.richmondrotary.com or contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for information about our club and our how we have supported the community over the past 50 years and how you can become a part of this global organization. We invite you to join us for lunch and see how you too can make a difference.
To register go to www.2012bcseniorsgames.org
Thank you to those in public ofﬁce, Rotary District Governor Hans Doge and members of the RCMP who participated in our opening ceremonies and provided letters of support. Thank you to our speaker Lt. Col. Harjit Sajjin for providing a personal context for our Yellow Ribbon Tribute and to the staff and management of the River Rock Casino Resort Hotel for their support, excellent meal and service.
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