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Soccer pride on the line at Nations Cup

Shady Island could become part of city’s dike system Analysis begins of different approaches to deal with rising sea levels, threats of storm surge, high tides by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter

Don Fennell photo Jeff Wilson (centre) turned his attention from tournament organizer to game participant Sunday at the Nations Cup soccer tournament. Wilson suited up for Scotland’s over-30 team in their 1-0 semifinal win over Italy but passed on its 1-0 final-game victory over India. For more, see Page 14.

Some potentially viewspoiling decisions will be made at city hall in the coming months and years as the city begins planning on how it will brace itself against the threat of rising sea levels and the damage posed by storm surges and high tides. At Monday’s council meeting, staff presented a report on the first phase of the Dike Master Plan, which will look at necessary fortifications against flood threats in Steveston and the southern West Dike area. The work, once approved, would be done over the course of many decades. The master plan is intended to protect the city from ocean storm surges and the Fraser River freshet, and help the city adapt to rising sea level. A 49-kilometre system of

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Hospital takes major leap into medical research Richmond becomes first in province to include research as core health care activity by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter The first phase of medical research at Richmond Hospital will begin with a focus on the frail elderly and the long-term impact multiple medications have on them. Dr. Scott Garrison, who was recently appointed medical director for research for Vancouver Coastal Health-Richmond, is wondering whether reducing the number of medications that seniors take will ultimately result in healthier people and an improved quality of life. “Nobody in the world had has done a trial like that in a community population,” Garrison said Monday. A similar trial at a nursing home in Israel resulted in a 50 per cent reduction in mortality, he said. Last week’s announcement that Garrison will head up medical research at Richmond Hospital, means the local community hospital is the first in B.C. to focus on research. Garrison said he’ll be dedicating half his time to research and grant applications, the remainder on the family practice he has maintained in the city for more than 15 years. Another study he hopes to lead in Richmond is whether increased physical and mental stimulation among patients while in hospital is beneficial. “For the elderly, a hospital is a good place to be sick, but a bad place to get well,” Garrison said. While hospitals are very good for saving your life, Garrison said no hospitals are geared toward patients and keeping them physically and mentally active while in hospital. So what he envisions is enlisting Richmond’s strong volunteer community, along with the

family of patients, in a program that keys on keeping patients fit and stimulated while in hospital. During hospital stays, recovering elderly patients are often prescribed plenty of bed rest, but that translates into individuals who upon their release from hospital are often too weak to live independently. Garrison said he’s just putting the finishing touches on a grant application, seeking funding that will pay for research assistants to look at the issue of the elderly and pharmaceuticals. Natalie Meixner, president of the Richmond Hospital Foundation, said she’s excited about the partnership with the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute which will fund Garrison’s research. Meixner said there’s lots of other research that doctors in hospitals could be conducting that can translate into benefits for patients at home. The new research mandate at Richmond Hospital means local donors have the opportunity to support research that stands to have a meaningful impact on the way healthcare is delivered at the hospital. “We are really excited about this partnership and being able to open the doors to our donors.” Research of this type has the potential to impact thousands of lives, Meixner said. In her brief time at the helm of the hospital foundation, Meixner said she’s been impressed by the “culture of innovation” at the hospital, and the “culture of people working collaboratively.” Meixner said hiring a medical research director was the idea of Richmond Hospital’s CEO, Susan Wannamaker. The exciting thing, Richmond Hospital Foundation spokesperson Chad Pederson said, is that the focus is on practice-based research, leading to results which can be directly applicable to the provision of care and service in the community. Garrison will be leading efforts to study what’s known as polypharmacy reduction, also known as deprescribing.

Dr. Scott Garrison is researching whether reducing the number of medications that seniors take will ultimately result in healthier people and an improved quality of life.

The research will look at patients who receive multiple medications, and will attempt to determine whether better outcomes can be reached with fewer prescriptions.

Garrison will promote Richmond as a centre of clinical research in the Lower Mainland, and will encourage other research projects at the hospital.

McMath teen turns ship into classroom From watching out for pirates to riding camels, eight-month sea adventure was life-changing for Nadia Dale by Jamie Peng Contributor

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adia Dale is a 16-year old girl R.A. McMath Secondary student. She’s also an experienced sailor who has traveled around the world.

Devin Schultz photo Nadia Schultz climbs the rigging aboard the SS Sorlandet.

Having lived on a majestic threemasted Norwegian tall ship for eight months has cultivated her into a seafarer, explorer, and allround adventurer. Dale was one of the 42 students who recently completed their voyage with Class Afloat, a program for students in Grade 11 to firstyear university. The program takes students aboard a tall ship for eight months, travelling to 22 destinations around the world and teaching them everything from their tradi-

tional school courses to seamanship to global citizenship. Dale is proud to have taken on this life-changing experience, which she had dreamed of since she was a child. At the age of 8, Dale was first inspired by her swim coach, who had attended Class Afloat. “The ship was in Steveston and he took us on a tour,” she recounted. “Since then, I knew I wanted to join.” Dale applied for the program despite protests from her parents. But when news came that she had received a full scholarship worth $42 500, her parents were as excited as she was. “They were really proud of the accomplishment,” she said. Stepping aboard the SS Sorlandet for the first time was a groundbreaking event for Dale. “I was so amazed by everything and was looking forward to everything,” she said. “The first night, I didn’t sleep. I was just lying in my bunk with a smile on my face.” Dale had no trouble making friends while living among 41 other students, known as “Floaties,” who shared a common dream of sailing across the Atlantic. She wrote in her blog, “although

we have only been together for a short time, everybody is already like brothers, sisters and best friends.” Being aboard the ship meant adapting to a completely new lifestyle, and the life of a Floatie was no picnic. “It was a really big change. You had to wake up every morning, do cleaning stations, do night watch. We were always tired, often hungry, and always busy and physically active,” Dale said. However, she admitted that every moment of the voyage was as rewarding as the next. Travelling the globe created awe-inspiring experiences every time they landed ashore. Dale rode camels in the Sahara, stood guard against pirates while along the Amazon River, and watched 1,200 dolphins swim by in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. These experiences have changed Dale’s perspective on life. “We learned to go to countries with an open mind and do things that the locals would do. Now that I’m back I really want to explore Vancouver,” she said. To learn more about Class Afloat, visit www.classafloat.com. To read more on Dale’s voyage, visit her blog at www.fairwinds nadia.blogspot.com.


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City doesn’t have Shady Island jurisdiction

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From Page 1 Another option being explored is closing the eastern opening of the channel, though the impact of that on the ecology must still be examined, the report states. If Shady Island were to become part of the dike, that would come with many benefits: •low community disruption; •relatively easy to raise in the future; •minimises ground improvement impacts to existing buildings and infrastructure; •minimises impact on village character and heritage assets. Among the challenges is the fact that the city does not have jurisdiction over land use on Shady Island. Using the existing dike location is made easier since the city owns the land and rights of ways, and can build the structure in pieces and use temporary infrastructure for effective flood proofing. But construction would lead to high community disruption, will result in further disruptions if the dike needs to be raised in the future, and the ground improvement may impact existing buildings and infrastructures. At the same time, using the current dike location would have a “high impact on existing village character and heritage assets,” the report states. As far as the cost of the project, it would be in the millions of dollars, though no figures were mentioned in the staff report, other than a mention that “initial cost estimates are similar for both options.”

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Monty Robinson resigns from RCMP by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter Disgraced Richmond RCMP Cpl. Benjamin (Monty) Robinson has resigned from the Mounties. In a press release, RCMP Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens announced that he’d received Robinson’s discharge documents after Robinson voluntarily submitted them on Friday morning. “While I have been clear that I was seeking his involuntary dismissal, the opportunity to discharge him from the organization this morning was one which eliminated further delays, costs and uncertainty,” Callens said in the press release.

City Board Business Licence Bylaw 7360 Amendment Bylaw 8919 The proposed amendment will provide for requirements for scrap metal dealers and recyclers and various housekeeping amendments.

Business Regulation Bylaw 7538 Amendment Bylaw 8920 The proposed amendment removes regulations relating to scrap metal dealers.

Amendment Bylaws 8919 and 8920 are scheduled for adoption on September 10, 2012. If adopted, the bylaws would come into force on September 11, 2012. Written submissions may be made to Council on the proposed bylaw amendments by writing to the City Clerk c/o 6911 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1, or by sending a fax to 604-278-5139. Arrangements may also be made for oral submissions to Council by calling 604-276-4163. All submissions received prior to the bylaw adoption will be forwarded to Council for consideration. A complete copy of the report is available on the City website at www.richmond.ca (City Hall > City Council > Agendas & Minutes > Council Meetings > 2012 Agendas & Minutes > July 23, 2012) or by calling the Business Licence Division at 604-276-4328. City of Richmond | 6911 No. 3 Rd. Richmond BC V6Y 2C1 | Tel: 604-276-4000

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“Mr. Robinson’s career with the RCMP Crown witness revealed that, at a 2007 has ended.” Christmas party, Robinson had given partygoers tips on how to beat a drunk Robinson’s sentencing began Friday for obstruction of justice in connection driving charge. with the 2008 crash that killed 21-yearThe defence countered that Robinson old Orion Hutchinson. had “severe” alcohol dependency at The obstruction of justice conviction the time of the collision. carries a maximum of 10 years in prison. Hutchinson’s family had called He’ll be sentenced July 27. for Robinson to be stripped of his MONTY badge. After the crash at 64 Avenue and Gilchrist Drive in Delta, Robinson gave his ROBINSON Robinson was also one of four Mountdriver’s licence to a bystander and left ies involved in the 2007 airport death the scene to walk his children home. of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski. When he returned, he told police he had Those four RCMP officers will all face criminal downed two shots of vodka at home to calm perjury charges in connection with their testimony about the incident before the Braidwood his nerves. During his eight-day trial this past February, a Inquiry.

Wayne Duzita named community chair of the Richmond Christmas Fund Wayne Duzita is the new Richmond Christmas Fund community chair. He takes over from Greg Halsey-Brandt, who held the position from 2009 to 2011. In the role, Duzita will work to raise the public profile of the Christmas Fund, which provides assistance to low-income families during the holiday season. In addition, he’ll serve as head of the Christmas Fund Round Table, a group of community and business leaders who plan and organize fundraising activities for the program. “I’m incredibly excited to be a part of this,” Duzita said. “The Christmas Fund really is a community effort, from the hundreds of volunteers who make it all happen, to the individuals and businesses who so generously donate. Together, we’re going to help brighten the holidays for as many people as possible.” For Duzita, who works in the aviation industry, serving as Christmas Fund Community

Chair is but the latest Wayne. He’s dedicated to in a long list of charithis community and pastable endeavours. He sionate about the Christco-founded YVR Golf For mas Fund. He’s going to Kids, which, since 1991, have a huge impact on has donated over $3 the program.” million to local children’s While this year’s charities. He is currently edition of the Christco-chair of the Richmond mas Fund is still in the WAYNE DUZITA planning stages, one Trinity Western University advisory board and date has been set. The a board member of the Day of Giving, during Richmond Olympic Oval. which local businesses will He’s also served as chair of donate a portion of their sales both the Canuck Place Children’s to the Christmas Fund, will take Hospice and its foundation, and place Nov. 29. On the same day, as a board member of the 2010 Lansdowne Centre will host the Games Operating Trust. In 2010, second annual Christmas Fund at the Volunteers Are Stars Drive-Thru Event. Awards, he received the Star of The Richmond Christmas Fund Richmond Award, in recognition mobilizes the community’s spirit of his leadership in the nonof giving to make holiday wishes profit sector. come true for 2,000 low-income “We’re sad to see Greg go, Richmond residents each year. because he contributed so much Each person registered with to the Christmas Fund,” says the program receives a grocery Elizabeth Specht, executive voucher and nearly 1,000 childirector of Volunteer Richmond dren under 15 years old also reInformation Services. “But if ceive toys or gift cards donated anybody can fill his shoes, it’s to the program.


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by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter A prominent Richmond software developer found guilty of fraud over $5,000 late last month in B.C. Supreme Court, was ordered Friday to pay a $100,000 fine for helping businesses evade taxes. InfoSpec Systems Inc., which currently goes by the name Profitek, located at 2688 Shell Rd., near Bridgeport Road, was convicted in connection with the sale of electronic sales suppression software, otherwise known as the zapper, which is designed to work with point-of-sale systems and electronic cash registers to erase sales records. The guilty finding against InfoSpec brings to two the number of convictions in connection with the company. In December of 2010, InfoSpec salesperson David Au was convicted of one count of fraud over $5,000 and was sentenced to

two years and six months in jail. According to the B.C. Supreme Court, Au continued to sell the software even when he knew Canada Revenue Agency was conducting an investigation. “It is particularly aggravating that Mr. Au continued to sell the zapper to customers after he became aware of the CRA investigation of InfoSpec and attempted to assist his customers to evade detection during the CRA’s audits. As a consequence, Mr. Au’s actions are highly blameworthy and attract a sentence that both denounces his misconduct and acts as a general and specific deterrent for him and like-minded others,” B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine J. Bruce said. Details of Au’s case were previously banned from publication by the court. The court found that Pius Chan, president of InfoSpec, was the “directing mind of the corporation”

and that he “intended to defraud the public by providing or distributing a zapper program that allowed customers to suppress income and thereby evade tax. Infospec sells computers and software to restaurants and retail outlets. In December of 2010, Vancouver restaurateur Woei Kwong Teo received a conditional sentence of 20 months house arrest and fined $142,934 for tax evasion. Others charged with evading taxes at four sushi restaurants in Vancouver and North Vancouver were: Bo Ping He, Yun Mei He and Yi Ming Jiang of Sushi Man Japanese Restaurants, Qian Jing Zeng of Kitsilano Sushi Japanese Restaurant and Woei Kwong Teo of Honjin Sushi Japanese Restaurant and Honjin Sushi Japanese Restaurant. Infospec was founded in 1985 by home-based software developer Cindy Chan.

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by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter A Richmond-based firm is under investigation by the B.C. Securities Commission after its value (market capitalization) suddenly went from $6 million to $120 million. The commission has issued a temporary order and notice of hearing against Forum National Investments Ltd. and president Daniel Clozza, chief financial officer Martin Tutschek and shareholder Grant Curtis. A halt trade order was initially issued on June 28, and that was followed up by a temporary order and a notice of hearing, the commission said Friday in a press release. The temporary order bars all trading and transferring of the shares of Forum National Investments Ltd., which trades on the Over-the-Counter bulletin board market in the U.S. In the notice of hearing, securities commission staff express their concern with the “unusual trading

volume and price increase for shares of Forum National that took place between May and June of 2012. Staff is also concerned with apparent attempts to violate or circumvent the halt trade order by transferring or issuing shares of Forum National,” the commission said in the press release. During the sudden increase in trading volume and price, Forum National was the subject of an Internet promotional campaign funded by undisclosed individuals, and the company issued seven news releases related to the expansion of its “viatical settlement business.” The allegations against the company have not been proven. The commission is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within B.C. On April 11, Forum National’s share price was US $0.15 and the trading volume was 110,000, and the firm’s market capitalization was about US $6.3 million on 42.4 million shares outstanding. On July 18, the firm’s shares closed at US $2.80, on 43.1 million outstanding shares, giving it a market capitalization of US $120 million. During the internet promotion, some internet stock promotion websites stated that more than $650,000 had been spent to promote Forum National, though who funded the campaign wasn’t disclosed. The internet promotion predicted a significant increase in share price, projecting a target of US $10 per

“Staff is also concerned with apparent attempts to violate or circumvent the halt trade order by transferring or issuing shares of Forum National.” share. During the relevant period, accounts in the names of individuals associated with Clozza engaged in significant trades, including Clozza’s 74-year-old mother, who bought 98,600 shares and sold 314,600 shares for gross profits of $121,679. Curtis’ account received a transfer of one million shares, he bought an additional 54,275 shares and sold 735,625 shares for gross profits of $738,041. After the June 28 halt trade order, Clozza and Tutschek attended Forum National’s transfer agent in Vancouver on July 5, 2012, and allegedly carried with them certificates representing about 2.7 million shares of Forum National, with some of the certificates in the names of Curtis and Tutschek. The notice of hearing alleges that Clozza instructed a transfer agent to “overnight” transfer the share certificates into the name of a Bahamian company by way of a U.S. brokerage firm. This transfer agent informed the commission. A hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 31 in Vancouver.

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Richmond Community Foundation announces a scholarship in memory of Michael Diston, offered on behalf of the 2002 Graduating Class of London Secondary School eligibility criteria will be available on the RCF website www.richmondfoundation.org for the 2012 - 2013 school year. Michael Diston June 17,1984 - December 26, 2009 Michael was born in Richmond and attended London High School and graduated in 2002. He received his university degree from UBC in 2006 majoring in Japanese, and upon graduation moved to Tokyo and had a career as a translator and teacher until he died from suicide. Michael loved learning and Michael also loved helping others. Because of his many friends from London High School, and from Richmond in general, and their support to us we felt the idea of a Scholarship Fund on behalf of his graduating class at London was one way to honour our son’s memory and thank all his friends for their support over these past years. Bill and Sandra Diston

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EDITORIAL: Keeping calm in the face of tragedy

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Twelve people shot to death in a Colorado movie theatre Thursday night. Two people, including a 14-year-old girl, killed at a Toronto house party, just weeks after two died in a shooting at the same city’s Eaton Centre mall. Closer to home, four people – including three from the same family – died after a mudslide swept through Johnson’s Landing in rural B.C. July 12. Thursday, a young German Shepherd died after being left in a Vancouver dumpster. The tragic and heartwrenching – and, sadly, incomplete – list is enough to make one’s head spin; to make some question what is going on in the world, in their community and even in their neighbour’s backyard. It may even give some pause; hesitation to do things – like go to a new movie, for example – that normally would be done without a second thought, for fear of being added to that ugly list. Tragedy, we know, is not a new thing. It is seen,

Courtesy of Emergency Info BC A view of the massive landslide that came through Johnson’s Landing.

heard, photographed, shared, tweeted, debated and what-have-you every day. It can be accidental or the result of incomprehensible intent. It leads to front-page newspaper stories, headlined television broadcasts, basedon-fact movies and bestselling biographies. Sometimes, tragedy will beget tragedy – a family member distraught by

in the blurred aftermath. After all, no one person or community is immune to senseless tragedy. Why not lower the odds where possible? To say that taking that stance would be a greater tragedy than all the deaths of recent days would sound ridiculous. But there’s no question that actually taking that stance would only

compound what has happened. It would show those who perpetuate such acts that they are indeed powerful. It would teach our children to be afraid, and there is nothing to gain from that. There may not be any good in what has happened of late. But why make it worse? —Peace Arch News

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the death of a loved one decides to take one’s own life; friends angered by the shooting death of a close pal take justice into their own hands, triggering further violence, loss and grief. But, amidst all the pain and anger and frustration of the senselessness, should we stop living our daily lives? It may seem like a good idea, at least

Life Lessons Andrea Phillpotts

The results were life changing. My greatest fear as we headed out to the Tsawassen ferry terminal from Richmond was not being crashed on by mammoth waves, getting bitten by a shark, or having my board club me on the head, it was looking ridiculous. Surfers were almost mythological creatures with taut bodies and suntans, not suburban mommies with a bit of a soft middle. This was a sport for the young. But surfing was the adventure planned for this

summer and I wanted to show my daughters that you should never be afraid to try something new. So I swallowed my fear and headed west. We’d elected to enroll in a Surf Sister camp in Tofino. I’d rationalized that female instructors would be a bit easier on me. Although I’d been swimming laps for months at Watermania, I still wasn’t close to bikini shape. While I was right about how physically challenging surfing would be, my other fears would evaporate like sea mist in the sun. Surfing was breathtaking. We suited up in thick wetsuits that made me feel like a seal, imperme-

able to the cold Pacific water. After safety and technique lessons on shore, we hit the waves. Within minutes, my nieces and daughters were riding the waves like water spirits. It would take a day longer to heave my body up on the board into a standing position but I did it! Riding that eight foot board taught me and my body that nothing was impossible even if I were no longer 20 years old. At one point, floating on my board past the breakers and looking at the vista around me, I became philosophical. I remembered so many lessons from the past: how nature is so beautiful, how we have to respect the planet, how

we need to grab each opportunity life throws us (like the perfect wave coming towards us.) There’s a saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. After this summer’s surfing experience, I’d change this to “you must teach an old dog new tricks to keep it young.” The lessons I learned from this challenge are ones I’ll keep with me forever; I’m already looking forward to my next session. Andrea Phillpotts is a Richmond writer and teacher. Opinions expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of any school district, organization, or school.


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letters Try smiling at someone Editor: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Does it hurt to say hello?â&#x20AC;? July 13. I would like to congratulate Jo Anne Gray on her very timely and articulate letter regarding the unfriendliness we are currently encountering in our local community. This is my daily experience as well! I frequently walk the trails and boardwalks around Steveston and the South Dyke, and seldom get any response to

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my greetings. I think this is a very sad reďŹ&#x201A;ection on our social condition. People have become so self-involved and insular, so obsessed with their electronic gadgets, that they cannot even manage eye-contact, let alone a smile. It seems so ironic in this day and age of apparent â&#x20AC;&#x153;ultraâ&#x20AC;? communication with all our cell phone use, texting, etc., that in fact, we are really communicating less

and less on a personal level. This can only spell disaster for us in years to come. So please, everyone who reads this, just try smiling at or even greeting someone you encounter next time you are out and aboutâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;you may never know the difference that could make to someone elseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s day. What have you got to lose? Carlie Holland Steveston

Kudos to TransLink, boos to the B.C. government Editor: There are two items that have been on the news for the past few days that have gotten my attention. The ďŹ rst is the decision of the TransLink board to reverse its decision to discontinue the TaxiSaver program. TaxiSavers will continue

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continued on to mention the subject of smoking. He said that students may smoke during the break, but only at the smoke area outside school boundaries. Now obviously this shocked me quite a bit. How could the principal allow students, clearly under the age of 19, to smoke? Now every time Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m walking along the streets, I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t help but notice the numerous amounts of underage smokers. We should either ensure that the law is being enforced, or just completely omit it. Malinda Yang Richmond

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food The dated but endearing Bob’s Submarine Sandwiches

365 Days of Dining Lindsay Anderson

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s many of you know (because I talk about it often), I used to cook for tree planters.

I spent four summers up in the woods of northern B.C., surrounded by young men and women with appetites bigger than the bears who sometimes wandered into our camp. I have fond memories of those hot summers in the kitchen, and sigh whenever a white Ford F350 drives past, though that’s a rare down occurrence here. Recently, however, I walked into a restaurant and saw a bunch of visivested men eating large plates of food. I smiled and thought to myself “Huh! This feels a lot like camp!”

Where was I? The Richmond institution that is Bob’s Submarine Sandwiches (6390 No. 3 Rd.). This shop is filled each lunch hour by guys who work hard and eat harder. They come to Bob’s because it offers no-nonsense meals like bacon and eggs, burgers and fries, fried chicken, and subs, all at relatively inexpensive prices. It’s not the first place you should consider taking your vegan cousin visiting from L.A., but there are vegetarian options available. Also, there’s likely to be at least a few other female patrons around; it’s not solely a Man’s House of Meat and Cheese. But it kind of is. I ordered the Super Sub. Why? Because a) I like things that are super; b) The 6’ 5” 250 pound man in front of me ordered it, and c) it was recommended by other blogs. Why is it super? Because it’s filled with double steak, double cheese, mushrooms, fried onions, salami, capicollo, lettuce, and tomato, all for $5.90 (6

Unlike so many corporately-monitored sandwich chains, Bob’s is dated but endearing; it’s weathered many years, has laugh-lines, history, and character. Next time I’m with a group of tree planters, I’m totally taking them there.

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inch) or $11.80 (12 inch). While the man in front of me went for the 12 inch, I opted for half that size. I’m not 16 years old anymore and yes, I did kind of eat like a 250 pound man when I was 16. Even in its ‘baby’ size, the Super Sub is filling. It’s also messy; the fillings are hot so the cheese melts, the bun gets soggy, and things fall out. You’ve got to grab that thing with both hands and not let go.

Forget your phone! Forget your napkin! Forget about looking classy! Unless you’re an extremely confident eater of meatstuffed subs, Bob’s is probably not the place to go on a first date. I wish the bun had been a little more sturdy, and the meat was by no means the best quality, but it was still a satisfying sandwich. This is comfort food made by friendly and extremely hard-working women.

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Experience may be x-factor at Dolphin Classic by Don Fennell

X-Falcons, Border Patrol poised to retain titles at annual hoops tourney

Sports Editor Never doubt experience.

That’s a message upstarts at the 27th Dolphin Basketball Classic might be wise to adhere to, with both the X-Falcons and Border Patrol

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poised to retain their titles at the annual four-on-four playground event which tips off Friday afternoon at Richmond’s Thompson Community Centre. Led by the seeminglyageless Randy Nohr at point guard, the X-Falcons are coming off a secondstraight men’s championship win over the Athelite—last year by a score of 80-65. Now in his mid30s, the much-decorated Nohr has led the X-Falcons to the final each of the last five years during which he’s earned three MVP honours. The X-Falcons also won the men’s title in 2007 and 2008 before bowing to Seattle’s Home Team in 2009. Border Patrol, meanwhile,

Dolphin Classic 2012 •27th edition of annual four-on-four playground hoops tournament to be held from Friday, July 27 to Sunday, July 29 at Thompson community centre, 5151 Granville Ave. •Games in both the men’s and women’s divisions begin Friday at 5 p.m., continuing Saturday from 9 a.m. through 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. through 7:30 p.m. The women’s final is scheduled for 5 p.m., followed by the always-popular three-point and slam dunk contests at 6 p.m. The men’s final is set to tip off at 7:30 p.m. is captained by Richmond’s own Breanne Watson who has led her squad to backto-back women’s titles since the division debuted in 2010. A graduate of the University of Washington Huskies, Watson, 27, and several of her hoop friends

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Q: How long have you been active in the Richmond Chamber of Commerce? A: I have been a member since 1987, when I first opened a law practice in Richmond. Q: What inspired you to become a member? A: My business partner and I were both new to Richmond; we joined the Chamber to meet fellow business people as well as to support an organization that represents the business community in Richmond. Q: Why do you think networking is important for business people? A: People prefer to do business with people they know, like and trust. This comes from building relationships; networking, properly done, builds relationships with people and over time that leads to business opportunities. Q: How have you seen the Richmond Chamber of Commerce benefit your practice? A: I have become better informed about Richmond and the issues facing the businesses and residents of Richmond through the resources of the Chamber. The more I know and understand, the better advice I am able to provide my clients. As well, being involved in the Chamber has increased my visibility to other business owners. Q: What is your favourite thing about Richmond? A: When I first decided to practice law in Richmond, one of the features that attracted me was the ‘livability’ of Richmond. It is a balanced community, with many excellent community amenities. Q: Best bike path in Richmond? A: I think it is great that you can cycle all the

way from Steveston to Vancouver via the bike lane that runs continuously along Railway, Granville, and Garden City to the Canada Line Bridge. Q: What is your favourite Richmond event? A: The Steveston Salmon Festival is a great community event. The Chamber has had floats in the parade in the past; it’s fun to see the Salmon Festival parade from the perspective of a participant. Q: Favourite sport or team? A: My favourite sport to watch is hockey; I’ve always remained loyal to my home town Edmonton Oilers. Thankfully, we enjoyed success in the past, so I’ve experienced the joy of celebrating a Stanley Cup that Vancouver Canucks fans are hoping to feel some day. Q: Do you think social media is here to stay in the business world? Why or why not? A: Social media is here to stay. The generations coming up are fully immersed in social media. As they are both future consumers and future business owners, they will use the media they are most familiar with to communicate. Q: What do you think is the greatest challenge facing the business community in Richmond? A: There are many challenges facing business, one is the availability of affordable land. This affects the business owner, looking for affordable premises from which to conduct business, and the work force, looking for an affordable place to live so they can live and work in the same community. Q: What are the advantages of being a member of the RCC? A: At a basic level, the Chamber offers many

opportunities for members to network and grow their business. In addition, the Chamber, by raising the concerns of business owners through our policy and advocacy activities, is Barry Grabowski, working to build Chair of the Richmond a better business Chamber of Commerce environment for all of our members. The Richmond Chamber of Chamber is a relevant business organization in Richmond and I believe that being a member of the Chamber, in and of itself, adds credibility to one’s business. Q: What do you hope to accomplish in your year as Chair of the RCC? A: The Chamber has been successful in developing strategies and initiatives to benefit our members. We are becoming more proactive in developing positions on policy issues that affect Richmond businesses; creating opportunities for our members to grow their business; and improving our communication of these strategies and initiatives to our members and the community at large. My goal is for the chamber to build on these successes and solidify our position as a pre-eminent community organization within Richmond. Barry Grabowski, Partner at Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP, was elected Chair of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce at the Annual General Meeting, June 21.

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Earned media techniques for small businesses arned media refers to the publicity your business receives, that does not relate to a direct marketing or advertising campaign you have run. A common example of earned media is publicity gained from a press release or a positive editorial in a newspaper about your company. In contrast, direct marketing and advertising would include social media marketing and print advertisements. Earned media can be extremely powerful as it is perceived as third party validation for your business. So how can you get this working for you? The following are a few earned media techniques to get you started. Offer free products to the right people Although giving free products away can dent your revenue, they can be a great way of expanding your business and gaining the attention of new customers. You just need to offer them to the right people. Contact radio broadcasters and personalities, television broadcasters, bloggers and article writers who review products or would be willing to talk about your products publicly after giving them a try. The best way to do this is to contact them personally and offer your products or services for free. In return, they will (hopefully) spread the word about your business. Be sure however, that you don’t

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the word about the coupons, they are also providing free advertising for your business, helping you find new regular customers. Brand champions Often you will run into a customer who is crazy about your products and services. Partner with them and encourage them to share the love. This individual will have direct experience with you and their peers will be much more likely to trust their opinion. Even if you don’t get a direct sale, lots of new people get exposed to your brand. Community events Get involved in your community and sponsor an event. This is an excellent way to build rapport locally and can garner massive positive energy for your brand. The key is to get involved in an area of the community that either is of high importance or relates to your brand clearly. For example, you may have a large problem with homelessness in your area, so you may sponsor a job-training event. If you own a music store, you could sponsor an event designed to put instruments into the hands of troubled teens. There are many imaginative ways to gain earned media. The key is to be intentional with your approach and strategy. Pick at least one strategy and commit. See what works for you and build on that approach.

he Richmond Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Debbie Murphy, Realtor with MacDonald Realty as the newest addition to our Ambassador Team. With 26 years experience listing and selling homes, Debbie has consistently maintained success, being in the top 10 per cent each year in sales. With so many years of success Debbie knows the importance of networking: “it’s about being a go to person for your own clientele and being able to connect them with quality people”. RCC Ambassadors are front line representatives; their goal is to build long term valuable relationships with new and existing members. Whether by attending events or reaching out to new members of the Chamber community, one of the most important duties of our Ambassadors is to promote interest and participation of other members in

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www.terracottawarriors.ca for more information. G&F Financial Group Opens New Branch July 23. Locally based credit union G&F Financial Group has expanded into West Richmond with a new branch and ATM. Opening at the intersection of No. 1 Rd and Francis (120 - 8900 No. 1 Rd), the local credit union will be offering banking services to residents and visitors starting July 23. Aside from their long time support of the Steveston community, the credit union is also a partner with the Richmond Chamber. Recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and recipient of the Outstanding Customer Service Award from Richmond Chamber’s 2011 Business Excellence Awards, the credit union is a major supporter of local

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Irish turn back the clock at Nations Cup Former Richmond league teammates lead victory over China in newly-formed over-52 division by Don Fennell Sports Editor Teammates for three decades in the Richmond Senior Soccer League, Dennis Irwin, Jon Young and Don Taylor enjoyed a triumphant reunion at last weekend’s Nations Cup. Playing for Ireland because of their ancestry, the former Campbell and Pound Sounders helped their newest club to a 3-2 victory over China in the inaugural Over-52 men’s division final Sunday at Hugh Boyd Park. Irwin and Young both converted their penalty kicks which decided the outcome. “It was neat coming together with guys you may have played with or against in the past,” says Taylor, adding the Irish team consisted of players from throughout the Lower Mainland. Many of the players, he adds, remain active in the game by participating in the numerous over-50 leagues that have popped up throughout the region in the last few years. Taylor, who is one of those players, figures there must be at least 40 teams in all. “They’re just thriving and I think it’s because us baby boomers recognize we can and should stay organized and active,” he says. “When we were 25 or 30 it wasn’t in our consciousness and when we got to 35 and 40 we were preparing to wrap it up because there was only open age. Then the over-30 divisions came to be and all of a sudden that helped encourage guys to stay in soccer even longer.” Though by Monday morning Taylor and his colleagues were feeling the affects of their labour (which included a 2-0 win over Scotland at 1-0 victories over India and China), he says they’ll soon be ready to take to pitch again. “Playing at this age is pretty hard on

Don Fennell photo Richmond’s Don Taylor (right) controls play against China during the over-52 men’s division final Sunday at the annual Nations Cup soccer tournament at Hugh Boyd Park. Ireland won 2-1 on penalty kicks.

the joints but the motivation to stay fit is greater,” says Taylor, 56. “There’s nothing like having purpose and while you maybe take the game or conditioning for granted when in you’re in your

30s, when you’re older you appreciate both more. I might be as fit now as I’ve been because I have to be. I see myself continuing to play at some level and why not because other guys are do-

ing so into the 60s and even 70s, plus the experience continues to enrich my life.” •Germany scored a goal in the second half of extra time Sunday to earn a 2-1

victory over first-time finalist Iran in the men’s Open Division final. Germany held a 1-0 lead at half, before Iran tied it up midway through the second half of regulation. Germany blanked Italy 2-0 in one semifinal, while Iran needed to go deep in penalty kicks to eliminate Canada 2-1 in the other. Ireland won its second consecutive women’s title by blanking Canada 2-0, while Scotland took both the over-30 and over-38 men’s titles by edging India 1-0 and Germany 2-0 respectively. Ireland, which won last year’s Open Division title, took top honours in the Over-45 Division by edging Fiji 3-2 on penalty kicks. Attendance was down a little Sunday compared to previous years, a fact Nations Cup Society president Jeff Wilson, who oversaw the tournament organizing committee, attributed at least partly to fans being torn between attending the tournament or the Vancouver Whitecaps-San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer game at BC Place Stadium. India’s early elimination in the men’s Open Division didn’t help attendance figures either. India is always well-supported, said Wilson, who hopes the progress of Iran to the Open Division final will produce more interest in the Persian community in the future. Besides his tournament duties, Wilson also suited up for Scotland and helped the tartan-clan team to the men’s Over38 Division championship. •Germany’s Garth Lagasse (men) and Ireland’s Stephanie Tiebert (women) were selected the MVPs in their respective Open Divisions. Meysam Soltani of Iran was the top goal scorer, and John Poli of Italy the top defender. •More photos online at richmondreview.com.

Kaufmanis set to join junior nationals Juliana Kaufmanis will be suiting up for the University of B.C. Thunderbirds women’s volleyball team when the school year begins in September. But before that, the 2012 R.A. McMath Secondary grad will play for Canada’s junior na-

tional team. She was selected to the squad after representing the B.C. provincial teams with distinction at the national team Challenge Cup in Winnipeg last week, leading B.C. Red to a fourth-place finish. The Canadian junior

national team will train in Winnipeg until Aug. 18. “We are thrilled that Dani (Brisebois of Oakville, Ont, who’ll also be attending UBC) and Julianna were both selected to the junior team,” said UBC head coach

Doug Reimer. “I am not surprised as I feel that both have the potential to contribute at the national team level. The additional training with strong coaching and high level competition will of course be very helpful for them prior to start-

ing their first years with the T-Birds.” Brisebois and Kaufmanis make up two-thirds of this year’s recruiting class for the five-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport champion UBC women’s volleyball team.

Richmond’s Juliana Kaufmanis was a powerful force for the R.A. McMath Wildcats last season. Don Fennell photo

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Seattle hoop talent will be prevalent at this weekend’s Dolphin Classic

Don Fennell photo Randy Nohr is poised to return for more hoop fun at the 2012 Dolphin Classic.

From Page 4 The X-Falcons, slated to play their first game versus SFU Friday at 8 p.m., epitomize savvy. And no one epitomizes it more than Nohr. Taking nothing away from his athleticism, his greatest strength is his basketball I.Q., says Bruce Watson, one of the organizers of the Dolphin Classic. “He knows how to lead a team (to the point of being blunt if necessary),” says Bruce, who is not related to Breanne. “He’s got a lot of heart and grit.” Nohr is representative of the kind of talent attracted to the Dolphin Classic. After leading his Aldergrove high

school team to back-to-back provincial AA titles in 1994 and 1995, he continued his mastery at the collegiate level by powering Langara Falcons to Canadian championships in 1998 and 1999 during which he was selected collegiate player of the year. He played a key role in St. Francis Xavier winning university titles in 2000 and 20001 and won a Danish Cup in 2004 while playing in Europe. His three MVP awards at the Dolphin Classic are a tournament record. While the X-Falcons will be tough to knock off their pedestal, a team from Seattle seems poised to try. The Champs, set to tip-off against the BC Ballers

Friday at 7 p.m., features some of the wealth of young basketball talent that has made Seattle one of the biggest hoop hotbeds in the U.S. And the leader of the group, Shan Nichol, is better known as a former quarterback-turnedtight end at the University of Arizona. “There’s a lot of players from Seattle in the NBA right now and more coming,” says Bruce Watson. “There’s so much depth and basketball is really popular there. There are great programs and the kids are getting great coaching and competition. Even Louisville, of all places, has a strong connection to the Seattle scene.”

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AGREEMENT It is agreed by any Display or Classified Advertiser requesting space that the liability of the paper in the event of failure to publish an advertisement shall be limited to the amount paid by the advertiser for that portion of the advertising space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there shall be no liability in any event beyond the amount paid for such advertisement. The publisher shall not be liable for slight changes or typographical errors that do not lessen the value of an advertisement.

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CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

HARDY, (Murcheson) Rosamond Mary March 16th 1914 July 22nd 2012 Our Matriarch of five generations has left us. Her four children: Iona (Campagnolo), Harold (Lynn), Marion (Mimi Mark) and John (Margie) and their families provided comfort to our Mother in her final days. Rosamond was the widow of Kenneth Hardy who predeceased her in 1989. Both were ‘Islanders”, living on Galiano Island until 1940, when they moved to North Pacific Cannery, an ABC Packing Company Salmon Cannery on the Skeena River. Later, they lived in Prince Rupert and Victoria. Rosamond (Rossy) was a long serving B. C. Provincial Government Employee, retiring from the Victoria Land Registry Office in 1979. Living independently until she was in her mid-nineties, Rosamond called Victoria and Steveston home before moving to the Comox Valley to share her final years with family. Rosamond was the first-born of seven children to Finlay and Ethel Murcheson, who had settled on Galiano in the late 19th century. Sister Jean Streeter survives her siblings Rosamond, Finlay, Angus, Colin, Dorothy and Gordon. In addition to her four children, Rosamond leaves six grandchildren and a number of great and great-great grandchildren. All of who were regularly remembered on their birthdays with small money gifts and supplied with genealogical information so that as Rosamond said: “When cousins meet, they must know one and other”. Her many descendants are joined in respect, admiration and sadness at the loss of our own true ‘Lady’. Missed and loved by her large family, but in accordance with her wishes there will be no funeral services. Cremation will be followed by a family inurnment at Hatley Gardens Victoria. If desired, Rosamond directed that contributions be provided to the SPCA in memory of the many pets that she and ‘Kenny’ enjoyed throughout their lives.

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LOST AND FOUND

LOST: RING Men’s, gold/silver Native design (Dolphins/Heart) July13 on Railway Bus. 604-271-2413.

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ATLAS POWER SWEEP DRIVERS Power sweeping and water truck drivers. Air ticket or class 3 required. Must be hard working with a good attitude. Burnaby based. Must be available to work nights and weekends. Good driving record required. mail: jobs@atlasg.net or Fax 604-294-5988 CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER The Burnaby division of Upper Canada Forest Products requires a class 1 certified truck driver for their local same day deliveries. The successful candidate will be customer-service oriented, and enjoys working in a fast paced environment. We offer well maintained company equipment, a competitive compensation & benefits package with the added benefit of no weekend or evening work. Fax cover letter & resume to 604-522-3006 or e-mail resumes to: mbarr@ucfp.com

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DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

SUPER B DUMP DRIVERS Local Haul Drivers Needed for the following positions;

Full Time - Day Casual Part Time - Nights & Saturdays Class 1 license req. Preference will be given to applicants with previous Super B experience. SUMAS TRANSPORT INC. is a locally owned & operated transport company with a Competitive Compensation Package.

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

LITTLE TOES DAYCARE has openings for 1-5 yrs old. Nr #1 & Francis. F/T & P/T. Nina 604-2776476 or cell 604-722-3650

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EDUCATION

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DRIVER. Class 1 Drivers wanted. Offering top pay. Close to home. Home most weekends. Family comes first! 1 year flat deck exp. & border crossing a must. Fax resume & driver abstract to 604-853-4179.

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Director of Sales Donald’s Fine Foods is a family owned, medium sized food processing company that has been in business for almost 20 years.The company is home to over 600 employees in three plants located in British Columbia and Saskatchewan. We have built the business around our mission statement:“A global provider of high quality food products delivered with integrity by our family to your family” and our core values of integrity, quality, innovation, superior customer service, and our dedicated people.

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INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . . . . 1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . 9-57 TRAVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-76 CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80-98 EMPLOYMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . 203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK . . . . . . . . . . . 453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE . . . . . . 503-587 REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603-696 RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-757 AUTOMOTIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804-862 MARINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903-920

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TRADES, TECHNICAL COMMERCIAL ROOF FOREMAN

$28.00 - $38.00 per hour based on experience. Commercial roofing co. hiring lead roofers with extensive exp. in commercial roofing, including: two - ply torch, single ply, sloped and metal.

Offering Great Benefits Including: Company Vehicle, Paid Travel, Support Crews, Top Wages, Health/Dental, Pension & Company Uniforms. Must have proven ability to install using RCABC roofing practices and follow WCB regulations.

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.

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

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Fax resume: 604-944-2916, Call Adam: 604-944-2977 or e-mail aknipfel@designroofing.ca Visit: www.designroofing.ca

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LABOURERS

WORK with water pumps, willingness to learn and understand technical instructions, attention to details, capable of working in a fastpaced environment and willing to go the extra mile. Fax resume to: 604324-0086

HELP WANTED

$100-$400 CASH DAILY for Landscaping Work! Competitive, Energetic, Honesty a MUST!

PropertyStarsJobs.Com An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and labour/rock truck operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-7235051.

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AUTOMATED TANK MANUFACTURING INC. is looking for welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd year apprentices or journey person welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28-$30/hr, journey person $32-$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at; (office)780-846-2231; (fax)780-8462241 or send resume to: blaine@autotanks.ca production@autotanks.ca Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform.

Welder req’d w/exp for Ram Par Industries Ltd. Sal: $26.50/hr. Duties: Operate welding machines, maintenance of equipment; read blueprints; operate metal shaping machines. Basic English req’d. Contact Ramesh Suri E-mail: ramparind@yahoo.ca Fax: 604-214-4410 Location: Richmond, BC

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PERSONAL SERVICES 182

FINANCIAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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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.

# 1 BACKHOE & BOBCAT services, backfilling, trucking, oil tank removal. Yard/clean-up, cement & pavement re & re. 604-341-4446.

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Factory Direct Cedar Fence Panels for Sale & Installation. 8291 No. 5 Road, Richmond. 604 275-3158

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MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.

Residential & Commercial Services

GARDENING • Portable Toilets • Fencing • Containers • Waste Management • Storage

CLEANING SERVICES

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POWER WASHING, Bird Control Resi/Com. Lic/Insur. Free Est: Call Dean 604-839-8856

SHOP from HOME!

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

Looking for Super Bargains

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

you can find from the

Call Ian 604-724-6373

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ELECTRICAL

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899 CLASSIFIED A D S MEAN MORE BUSINESS PHONE 604-575-5555

GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

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PETS

Improvements,

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Certified Heavy Duty Mechanics Wanted For Surrey, Kamloops & Vernon.

Fast Paced, Dynamic Shops

Duties include: • Maintenance & Repairs • Diagnostics of Trucks, Trailers, Forklifts and Hydraulics • Reporting • Inventory control

All kinds of roofing work.

Free est.

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FIVE STAR ROOFING All kinds of re-roofing & repairs. Free est. Reasonable rates. (604)961-7505, 278-0375

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HELP WANTED

Papers are delivered to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x week, Wednesdays and Fridays, right in your neighbourhood. Call our circulation department for information.

Call JR 604-247-3712

or email us at circulation@richmondreview.com

Boundaries

Number of Papers

14100277 Bayview, English, Ewen, Gerrard, Hayashi, Moncton (Steveston) 194 14202045 3031 Williams Rd Townhomes 56 14201115 Springthorne Cres 57 14201085 Springmont Gt, Springwood Cres, Crt 35 14201130 Annapolis Pl, Campobello Pl, Louesburg Pl 52 14201154 5000 blk Williams Rd 71 14901214 Chatsworth Rd, Cheviot Pl 44 14901174 5000 Blk Blundell Rd 62 14901118 Emerald Pl, Pearl Crt 61 14901036 Turquoise Dr 50 14903060 Easterbrook Rd, Murchison Rd, Reeves Rd, Webster Rd 54 14903074 McCallan Rd, Tilton Rd 31 14903079 Hankin Dr, Musgrave Cres 94 14903073 Gibbons Dr, Tiffin Cres 64 14903051 Gamba Dr, Nicolle Pl, Tucker Ave 60 14903072 Forsythe Cres 47

BOXER PUPS, family raised, declaws, tailes, vaccinated, health cert exc quality. $975. 604-341-1445

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604-537-4140 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

329 PAINTING & DECORATING AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

604.

220.JUNK(5865)

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

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

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

RECYCLE YOUR JUNK!

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Rubbish Removal, Caring for the Earth. Professional Quality Service at Great Rates. 604-787-8782

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly

Advertising Sales Consultant The Richmond Review has an immediate opening for an Advertising Consultant. By joining the number one community newspaper serving Richmond, you can develop a rewarding career in advertising and marketing while contributing to one of the most culturally diverse communities in Canada. The team environment at The Richmond Review will inspire you to the highest level of customer partnership and reward your motivated approach to excellence. You should be a strong communicator, well organized, self motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. A car and a valid driver’s license are required. The Richmond Review is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest private independent newspaper company with more than 170 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii. Send your resume with cover letter by August 3, 2012 to: Elana Gold, admanager@richmondreview.com The Richmond Review #1-3671 Viking Way, Richmond, BC, V6V 2J5 the richmond

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REVIEW

• Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

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MATTRESSES starting at $99

www.recycleitcanada.ca

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MILANO PAINTING & RENOS. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510

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PLUMBING

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 1ST CALL Plumbing, heating, gas, licensed, insured, bonded. Local, Prompt and Prof. 604-868-7062

REVIEW

• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331

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PET SERVICES

the richmond ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

FURNITURE

ALL NEW Queen MATTRESS SET Still in Original Plastic! Must Sell. $150 - Call: 604-484-0379

604.587.5865

FRUIT & VEGETABLES

CHERRY JUBILEE Sour Cherries 2017 - 272nd St., Aldergrove. Open Sat. July 28th & Sun. July 29 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. Call to Order: 604-856-5844

RECYCLE-IT!

Super Save is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

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FREE ESTIMATES Joe 604-250-5481

$45/Hr

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

BEAGLE PUPPIES. AKC reg’d. 2 males, 1 female, tri-colored. 1st shots, dewormed, micro chipped. Ready to go. $650. 604-826-1204 (Mission)

21 Years Serving Rmd. Residential & Commercial Clean Courteous Service

Local & Long Distance

WE OFFER Competitive Wages & Full Benefits

Kids and Adults Needed

Route

#1 AAA Rubbish Removal

AFFORDABLE MOVING

• Strong command of the English Language • 3rd or 4th year apprentices • Certified journeymen • Driver’s licence • Self-starter

Please e-mail resumes: amanda@supersave.ca or Fax: 604.534.3811

RUBBISH REMOVAL

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

Qualifications: THE LEMARE GROUP is accepting resumes for the following positions: • Grapple Yarder Operator • Hooktender • Line Machine Operator • Chaser • 2nd Loader Buckerman • Off Highway Logging Truck Drivers • Excavator Operator with Logging Road Construction Experience • Certified Driller/Blaster • Heavy Duty Mechanics Fulltime with union rates/benefits. Please send resumes by fax to 250-956-4888 or email to: office@lemare.ca.

PETS

New Roof, Reroof, Repairs.

Number of Papers

10000 Blk No 4 Rd 6000 Blk Williams Rd 8000 Blk of Railway Ave Gilbert Cres, Neill Pl , woodwards pl 9000 Blk of No 2 Rd 2000 blk Shell Rd, River Dr Ash St, Boyd Crt, Dolphin Ave, Crt Rosebrook Rd, Rosemary Ave, Steveston Hwy Cunningham Dr, Cunningham PL Bromley, Forrilon, Goldstream, Malahat, Waterton Alouette Crt, Dr, Glacier Cres, Tweedsmuir Ave 7000 Blk Williams Rd Southarm Pl, 9000 Blk of Williams

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EXCEL ROOFING LTD.

or email us at circulation@richmondreview.com

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TREE SERVICES

• Tree & Stump Removal • Certified Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

Papers are delivered to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x week, Wednesdays and Fridays, right in your neighbourhood. Call our circulation department for information.

Route

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Tree removal done RIGHT!

Kids and Adults Needed

14401544 14304071 14302277 14304072 14304052 15102996 14500483 14401645 15101010 14303564 14303561 14303523 14401540

Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

Call Roya 604-247-3710 IMMEDIATE Opening for Ex. Upholster & sewers, Kelowna 250-860-0523 & 250-491-9454

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

Always!pressure washing, window cleaning, Gutter, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627

CONCRETE & PLACING

www.EconPro.com 604-882-2733

PRESSURE WASHING

PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.

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We Recycle! GO GREEN!

MIN. EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM Reasonable Rates 604-270-6338

Best House CLEANERS. Trusted & reliable. Filipino owned & operated, licensed.Prof. touch. Supplies incl’s. House & Office. Move-In/Move-Out. Free Estimate! Daisy 604-727-2955

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HELP WANTED

DISPOSAL BINS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 236

RUBBISH REMOVAL

S & S LANDSCAPING & FENCING

MLG ENTERPRISES All Aspects Landscaping & Garden Solutions

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FENCING

FINANCIAL SERVICES

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

PLUMBING

SLIM DOWN FOR SUMMER! Lose up to 20 lbs in just 8 weeks. Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800-8545176

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DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

PET SERVICES

OF PET THE WEEK

“PEANUT” NEEDS A GOOD HOME WITH YOU!

“PEANUT”, ID # 269108, SF, DSH, 2 YEARS 2 MONTHS Peanut is a friendly pig who was surrendered to the Victoria SPCA. He is still on the shy side and would do best with an experienced guinea pig owner who can continue to do gradual introduction exercises with him. He enjoys his daily parsley and exercise out of his cage. Guinea pigs eat hay as a main staple in their diet and prospective owners should make sure there are no allergies in the family. Additionally, they require regular grooming such as nail trims, baths, ear cleaning and the occasional teeth trim as well.

TO ADOPT CALL 604-277-3100

SPCA Thriftmart 5400 MINORU BLVD • 604-276-2477

5431 NO. 3 RD. 604-276-2254

PROUD TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL SPCA


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HOME SERVICE GUIDE PLUMBING & HEATING

24/7 HEATING & PLUMBING HOT WATER TANKS INSTALLED $649

RENOVATIONS

M.S. MAINTENANCE & RENOVATIONS

• Plumbing Service & Repairs • Boilers & Furnaces • Gas Work

• Plumbing, Drainage, Gas Plumbing • Fireplaces & Conversion to Gas • Furnace, Boiler Repairs & Installation

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

Installed from $699

604-275-8464 or 778-869-6288 www.cssheating.com

604-868-7062

Licensed, Insured, Bonded • Same Day Service

Licensed, Insured & Bonded Local Plumbers www.1stcallplumbing.ca

LAWN SERVICE

RENOVATIONS

HANDYMAN

• Residential / Commercial • Complete Fertilizing Programs • Rotary / Reel Cutting

BILL GILLESPIE

• Edging

• Hedge Trimming / Pruning

• Aeration / Power Raking

• Pressure Washing

• Trimming

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

604-908-3596 6 04-9 -908-3 -3596

Call Darryn 604-339-5532

EXCAVATION

PLUMBING

CONCRETE SERVICE

RJ’S PLUMBING & HOME SERVICE

SSL ENTERPRISES INC COMMERCIAL ~ RESIDENTIAL •Backhoes •Mini excavator (rubber track) •Bobcats (forks/buckets) •Dump trucks

•Backfilling/trenching •Ashphalt/concrete removal •Drainage •Retaining walls •Install concrete driveways/sidewalks

604-833-2103

5 MINUTE EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM PLUMBING SERVICES AT REASONABLE RATES

Mike Stanley, Field Tech Richmond BC

GARAGE SALES

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HOMES WANTED

604-247-3700 email: admin@richmondreview.com RENTALS

752

TOWNHOUSES

818

CARS - DOMESTIC

TRANSPORTATION

1989 CAMARO RS, V6, auto, Ttop, AirCrd, N/S lady driven, $1900. Phone (604)591-6918.

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

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 GARAGE SALE - SAT July 28th 10am - 3pm. Misc Household items, games, books, furniture, dog bed, etc. 10620 Hogarth Dr.

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HOPE

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.

YALE, WOW 395K-3 acres + 2 houses, 600 ft Fraser River frt. 2 hrs from Vanc. Dan (604)860-3454

Professionally Managed by Colliers International Call 604-841-2665

SHOP from HOME!

TRANSPORTATION

Looking for Super Bargains

2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

2002 FORD FOCUS SE, 4 cyl. 4 dr. auto. low kms. loaded. Private. $3900 obo. 778-565-4230.

By virtue of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act and on behalf of Shelter Island Marina Inc, Consolidated Civil Enforcement BC Inc. - 604434-2448., will dispose of goods, namely: 23’ Sail Boat, “Dawn Child” - debtor Lorne Lawton to recover $1,633.18 plus accruing storage and any / all other expenses related. This unit will be made available for sale after August 16, 2012.

2006 CHRYSLER 300, 4 door, loaded, 77,000K, fresh AirCare, $11,900 obo. Call 604-780-8404 2007 CORVETTE, black, $38,900. obo, standard, fully loaded, electric doors. (604)580-8000 2009 Saturn Astra XE, 4 dr h/b. Automatic. Options. Silver. 18,000 kms. $8000/firm. 604-538-4883

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

you can find from the comfort of your home? Check out bcclassified.com

566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PEARL DRUM SET, $800, 6 cymbals, 1 throne, 1 stool, double base pedal, in Hope. Call (604)869-7329

REAL ESTATE 603

609

APARTMENT/CONDOS

50% OFF OCEAN FRONT CONDOS! Acquired from the Bank 2 Bdrm. & 2 Bath Was $700k ~ Now $399,900 1hr. to Vancouver. Across the bay from White Rock

1-888-99-MARIN ext.5402

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.

625

FOR SALE BY OWNER

STRATA Lot and Trailer for sale in Leisure Valley Cultus Lake. Includes shed with shower and toilet. Patio and fire pit. Satellite TV set up. lot only assessed @$71,000. Reduced to $59,250 for quick sale. Call Dave @604-274-4274 or email deva_gilder@telus.net

AUTO FINANCING

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

www.dannyevans.ca

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

1989 S-CARGO (NISSAN). New Paint & sunroof. Aircare Certified. Right hand drive. Well maint. Great Marketing Opportunity! A real attention Grabber! Call 604-968-0856. $4500 OBO

RENTALS

ACREAGE

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

810

736

HOMES FOR RENT

2005 HONDA CIVIC SE 4 dr sedan automatic, 100,000km, incl 4 winter tires on rims, 2 yr Ex Warranty Pkg (transferable) $8500. 604-531-3562

830

RICHMOND, ocean front, 4 bdrm, 2 bath, liv/rm, din/rm, den, rec/rm, 5 appl. N/S. $2500. (604)278-2527 RICHMOND WEST, 5/bdrms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage. 7 yrs old. 2300 sq ft. Avail now. TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 STEVESTON, 4560 Windjammer. Beautiful 3 bdrm, 2 bath home, large b. yard, quiet neighborhood, Avail. immed. $1700/mth. All inquiries. Phone Larry at 604-341-8368.

RICHMOND CENTRAL #3/Blundell Rooms for rent: $450 & up. N/P. Smoking outside only. Shr f/s, w/d & washrm. Immed. 604-274-7264.

750

SUITES, LOWER

RICHMOND, SHELL RD. 1 Bdrm, brand new 1 bdrm ste. Avail now. Close to Ironwood Plaza. N/S. N/P. $800 incl utils. Call 778-847-4803.

Metal Recycling Ltd. We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead

Scotty 604-313-1887 The Scrapper

2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $9000/firm. 604-538-9257.

BROADMOOR executive 4 bdrm., 2.5 baths, well kept, 5 appl., $2800 mo. Sept. 1. C.21 Prudential 604351-9452

ROOMS FOR RENT

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA, 1.8T turbo, 4 dr sedan, std, all options, exc cond. $5300 obo 604-780-8404

2 BDRM/2BTH RENTAL. NO. 2 & FRANCIS 604-807-5917. $1500 Mthly. 888 sq.ft upstairs w/2BDRM, 1BTH. Bmt 823sq.ft. w/2BDRM, Landry RM & Den. Wash. mach& Dryer avble. Central to school,shopping, Bus, Steve. Vllge. Pets OK. Lrge Bkyard. Util not Incl. Avble to view by appt.

746

778-895-0968 RMD

Call

(24/7) 604-874-8158 REAL ESTATE

Free estimate and free design. CALL WEST:

To advertise in the Home Service Guide

www.raincentre.com

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

WEST CONCRETE

We specialize in driveway, sidewalk, patio, foundation and retaining wall, all kinds of concrete jobs. We also do fencing jobs.

CALL 604-270-6338

• New 4”, 5”, 6” Seamless Gutters & Downpipes • Leaf-Grate & Leaf Protection System • Gutter Repairs & Cleaning • Best Prices • No HST - July, August & September • Customer Service Since 1968 (45 Years) • Fully Insured

551

REVIEW

DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-910-6402

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557 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.

MOTORCYCLES

1989 HONDA Goldwing 6 cylinder, 1 owner touring motorcycle. Wineberry red color. Complete with CB & AM/FM radio, inter-electronic radio, “His & Her’s” helmets, jackets, gloves, boots, chaps. Used for “touring” purposes only. Always garaged when not in use. 604-852-9529

2000 DURANGO 4X4, loaded, seats 7, AirCrd, exc. cond. $4500 obo. Call 604-780-8404

2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic, mint, 24,000km, studded paniers, wind scrn,$5,500obo.604-209-1039

MARINE

838

RECREATIONAL/SALE

1995 PROWLER 5TH WHEEL 25.ft, slide out, fully contained, with shed, large deck and holding tank at Lakeview RV site at Nicola Lake in Merrit BC $10,000 Phone (604)826-6256 Bill 2007 HARLEY SPORTSTER, factory custom, 74 cube (1200) big bore by Denco Cycle, Bassani pipe, Windshield, sissy bar, leather bags. 27,000Km, one old guy owner, $7,450 obo. Phone (604)817-1945

851

912

TRUCKS & VANS

BOATS

11’ Walker Bay special edition. Side flotation,new cond. Trailer/cover incl. $2500 firm. 604-535-8199. ALUMINUM BOAT WANTED, 10’, 12’ or 14’, with or without motor or trailer, will pay cash, 604-319-5720

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Notice is Hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of PATRICK SHEK-KWONG CHAN also known as SHEK KWONG CHAN, formerly of 145-8231 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC V6X 1J8 Deceased are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Stella Yan Law Office, 2400-8888 Odlin Crescent, Richmond, BC V6X 3Z8 on or before the 24th day of August, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. PETER CHAN, Executor


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Richmond Review · Page 19

> Theatre Under the Sky at Your Kontinent

Around Town Amanda Oye

Your Kontinent wrap-up The steps outside of the Richmond Cultural Centre filled up with friends and families who were treated to live performances and two film screenings during Theatre Under the Sky last Sunday evening. The event wrapped up Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film and Media Arts Festival, a three-day event put on by Cinevolution Media Arts Society and the City of Richmond. “The closing film was a really hard decision for us,” said Ying Wang, the executive and artistic director of Cinevolution. Organizers wanted to make sure that it was fun and family-friendly. A newly released Taiwanese romantic comedy called The Soul of Bread was chosen in the end. Before the final film Lost and Found, a short animated film, was shown. Throughout the night there were fun activities for everyone to participate in including face painting, dress up and a variety of art activities. “We’ve really tried to target families,” said Yun-Jou Chang, the media and public relations coordinator at Cinevolution. The event was, like the rest of the festival, about bringing cultures together. “We really wanted to bridge the gap between Richmond’s immigrant population and longerterm residents,” Chang said. Looking at differences “can actually bring us together.”

Amanda Oye photos ABOVE: Nanette and Alberta Bamba. LEFT: Jennifer Ho and Alma Yan

Amy Chow and Clayton Slight.

Amanda Oye covers the social scene. amanda. oye@telus.net.

ABBOTSFORD ABB AB BBOTSFORD INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONA AL

Memorable. Inclusive. Sustainable. | Celebrating 25 years

August 21 – 25, 2012

BE A VOLUNTEER! Volunteers are the foundation of the Games

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Ying Wang, the executive and artistic director of Cinevolution and Yun-Jou Chang the media and public relations coordinator at Cinevolution; the Ta Daa Lady, Angela Brown, who was one of the performers; Bessie and Annika Rentasida and Maximina Manliclic; Sven Trollson and Åså Trollson (Grandpa and Mama troll) performers at Theatre Under the Sky.

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. Thank you for your interest in being part of the 2012 BC Seniors Games!

To register go to www.2012bcseniorsgames.org

AUGUST 10•11•12 ABBOTSFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT A ABB

Gates Open 8:00am Flying Events 11am - 5:30pm Advance tickets available at


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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Langley Farm Market YOUNG

FRESH LEMONS

COCONUTS

& GREEN LIMES

product of BC (2.18 kg)

¢

¢

99

$ 00

1

99

each

CARROTS

PINEAPPLE

$ 88

$ 99

product of Hawaii

product of BC (5 lb. bag)

1

each

WHITE LO BAK product of BC (0.73 kg)

¢

33

each

MEAT

Beef Loin Steaks (AA) (AA) Beef Strip Chuck Steaks Boneless

$7.99 $3.99/lb. /lb.

(17.61 ...................................... ($8.80kg).. kg) ........................................

Fresh Short Ribs (AA) 3Fish Beef Frozen Cooked Shrimp

$4.99 $4.99/lb. ea.

(11.00 ....................................... (400 g)kg). .............................................

Thailand IQF White Shrimp Fresh Beef Short Ribs (AA)

$4.49 $5.49/ea. /lb.

(31-40 1 LB. ....................... (12.10 pieces) kg) ........................................

Jacob's Cream Crackers (200 g) .........................$0.99 ea.

(354 ml) Assorted flavours .................................................................

(250 ml) .................................................................................

lb.

GROCERY

Simply Natural Organic Dressings Oswaldowski Medium Hot Mustard

lb.

LOCAL

DOLE

LOCAL

1

APRICOTS

product of Thailand

product of California & Mexico

5 for

OKANAGAN

2/$5.00 Dalla Terra Antipesto

(375 ml) Assorted flavours.... ..........................................................

$1.99 ea. Santa Cruz Organic Lemonade

(946 ml) . Assorted flavours..............................................................

2/$5.00 2/$3.00

BAKERY Chocolate Cake (6") .............................................. $11.00 ea.

Coconut Tart (3") .................................................. ...$0.80 ea.

Mango Streusel Pie (500 g) .............................. ...$3.00 ea.

Coffee Swiss Roll (600 g) ................................... ...$4.50 ea.

DELI Freybe Classic Spice Chicken ....................................................

............

$1.38 /100g

Genoa Salami ............................................... ...

Arla Creamy Havarti Cheese

$1.18 /100g

$1.38 /100g

..................................................... .

Prices in effect Wed. July 25 - Sun. July 29, 2012. While Quantities Last

Richmond Review, July 25, 2012  

July 25, 2012 edition of the Richmond Review

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