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July 25 2012

More cars, fewer gas stations Grant Granger

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Though residents could come out in enough force to stop the city from borrowing $59 million, the office tower project will proceed, the city says.

Referendum wouldn’t stop construction City would have to find other ways to pay for infrastructure projects Grant Granger

Even if a campaign to force a referendum on New Westminster’s $59 million borrowing bylaw is successful, and even if the bylaw is defeated in the referendum it wouldn’t stop construction of the office tower connected to the city’s new civic centre according to city officials. It would mean, however, the city

would have to look at other ways to pay for the infrastructure projects for which the bylaw authorizes borrowing for, said Coun. Jonathan Coté. “The project itself will still go ahead,” said Coté. That’s because construction on the civic centre and the office complex is already underway, said Coté. He pointed out most of the construction will be paid for through casino money and city reserves. If the city proceeds with its plan to borrow up to $59 million, it will

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be from the Municipal Finance Authority (MFA). The money will be for roads, parks and other infrastructure capital projects that would previously be paid for through city reserves. “Basically the city is committed to building the office tower,” said city finance manager Gary Holowatiuk. Former mayoral candidate James Crosty has launched a campaign calling for a referendum on whether the city should take the $59-million loan. At least 4,528 signatures, which represents 10 per cent of eligible voters in the 2011 civic

election, must be collected by Aug. 7 to force a referendum on the loan. “The city would have a couple of options, it could go to referendum, or we would have to find an alternative way for the financing to work,” said Coté of the consequences should enough signatures be submitted. “If there’s a problem with the bylaw we would definitely have to find alternate plans for some of those projects. A number of those are a number of years down the road.” please see ‘thIs Is typIcal’, a3

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There certainly are more cars on the road these days than there were two, three, four or more decades ago. The same can’t be said for gas stations. In fact, the trend has gone in the other direction. Jim Hurst, City of New Westminster planner, points to the big, busy PetroCan station at the foot of 12th Street where it connects to Stewardson Way. “It’s one of the largest grossing gas stations in Canada,” says Hurst. It’s that way for good reason, he continues. Head west from that station and a driver with the needle on E on that popular commuter route won’t see another place to buy gas until well into Vancouver on Marine Drive. Go east and there’s nothing along Columbia and Brunette almost all the way to the freeway. “It’s certainly well positioned,” says Hurst. The introduction of self-serve stations in the 1970s started the decline in numbers. please see plenty, a5

A2 NewsLeader Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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SUmmer readiNg For adULTS aT THe NeW WeSTmiNSTer PUbLic Library Visit different countries just by reading this summer. The Read Around the World Adult Summer Reading program at the New Westminster Public Library runs until September 1 and will visit all the continents in the world. Drop by the library and pick up a reading passport where you can keep a list of what you read and what you want to read. Each week the library will feature a different continent or region. The weekly bookmarks and displays offer some reading suggestions for fiction, non-fiction or mystery books from the featured part of the world. As part of the program, you are invited to enter the weekly prize draw. Clip off the entry forms at the bottom of the passport (one for each week) or pick up an entry form in the library. The New Westminster Public Library is at 716 6th Avenue. Bon voyage and happy reading!

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The UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) will be offering free legal advice and representation in New Westminster this summer. These volunteer UBC law students, working under the guidance of supervising lawyers, provide legal advice in various areas of law, including criminal law, small claims, residential tenancy, immigration, employment law, and many more. The New Westminster clinic is now open and located at century House (620 8th Street) and operates Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until august 17th, 2012.


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Library book SaLe Find your summer beach reading at the New Westminster Public Library’s ongoing book sale. Discarded books and gift books that aren’t needed in the library are sold for bargain prices ranging from 25 cents to $2.00. In addition to a wide selection of paperbacks, a different topic is featured every two weeks. Coming up is Cooking (July 26 to August 12), and Literature & Language (August 13 to 30). All proceeds go toward special projects for the benefit of library users. The New Westminster Public Library is at 716 6th Avenue.

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Riding redraw not popular in ’boro To be separated from New West to become join Richmond East Grant Granger

Having Queensborough included in a proposed federal riding realignment with Richmond East isn’t going over too well in the New Westminster neighbourhood. In late June, the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for B.C. issued its proposals for realignment that would add five seats to the Lower Mainland. It would create a New Westminster-East Burnaby riding that would not include Queensborough, which is

currently part of Burnaby-New Westminster. Instead, the east end of Lulu Island would become part of Richmond East, as would Delta’s Annacis Island. Gavin Palmer, a defeated civic council candidate and a past president of the Queensborough Residents Association, said it’s good Western Canada is getting more seats because it deserves more representation. He said while the natural boundary of the Fraser River proposed by the commission might make some sense, it still separates the area from New Westminster. “It’s a little bit frustrating we’re getting pushed into a separation. We’ve worked hard as a community to be part of New

Westminster. To me that’s a little on the disappointment side,� said Palmer. “It was sort of sprung on us without any notice. So obviously somebody’s just said OK this is a way to go, what do you think? This opens up the road for discussion.� The commission will hold public hearings throughout the province, including a session at the Inn at the Quay in New Westminster on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. Palmer said while he is not a New Democrat, he has been impressed with how NDP MP Peter Julian represents the community. “I would feel badly to lose him as a member of parliament.�

Another Queensborough resident, Sanghara Dhaliwal, also doesn’t want to lose Julian’s representation as well as the connection to the rest of the city. “I just want to stay with New Westminster,� said Dhaliwal.

different topic. Until July 25 it’s health, fitness and medicine, from July 26 to Aug. 12 it’s cooking, and Aug. 13 to 30 it’s literature and language. All proceeds go toward special projects for the library.

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Summer beach reading is available at a discount price from the New Westminster Public Library’s ongoing book sale. Discarded books and gift books that aren’t needed in the library are sold from prices ranging from 25 cents to $2, although some special books have higher prices. Along with the wide selection, every two weeks features a

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CotĂŠ said council is holding steadfast in backing the building of the office complex—budgeted to cost $33 million—and then selling it. Originally Uptown Property Group was to be a partner with the city on the complex but the company pulled out in March and the city decided to go it alone. “Certainly the city believes it’s the right project to be moving ahead with. It has tremendous benefits to the city. It’s our objective to move through the process going ahead with selling the tower which might make the debt with the tower redundant,â€? said CotĂŠ. “It’s going to come down to a question of timing, whether it’s a couple of years from now or later. Maximizing the revenue for the city is its objective. “Certainly this is a very large project for the city, so it doesn’t surprise me that it’s generating

a lot of discussion in the community.â€? Crosty said for CotĂŠ and Holowatiuk to say the office tower will be built anyway is an attempt to take away the focus from the fact the city is looking to borrow $59 million, which he said is the largest borrowing bylaw in the city’s history. “That’s a ruse, you have to know that,â€? said Crosty. “This is typical, classic deflection tactics from this council ‌ This is what they hope to do by making headlines with this. They’re trying to undermine the confidence of the people. This is not about whether we’re building the tower or not, it’s about borrowing $59 million, and taking that to a referendum for the people.â€? Crosty pointed to the case of Stockton, Calif., which has filed for bankruptcy after building an arena and a hotel. New Westminster has borrowed to build a new Moody Park Pool

and now for the office tower. “The parallels are uncanny, except they’re a city of 300,000 people and we’re 60,000,� said Crosty. “They need to go to the public to borrow this kind of money.� Crosty said his office has received about 500 signed forms of residents calling for a referendum on the bylaw. He criticized the city for not telling him how many of the forms it has received. “I can’t believe the simmering anger out there [over the bylaw], and the audacity coming down [from city hall],� said Crosty. “We’re not undaunted, it’s a big task, but we have to continue staying focused. They’re going to throw tons of stuff at us.� Crosty said the city spending money to build an office tower will make it difficult to find the dollars for much-needed public projects such as a new Massey Theatre, a major Canada Games Accident We Meet

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Pool renovation, the 12th Street Gas Works site and Muni Evers Park in Downtown New Westminster. “[Holowatiuk] has not presented a business plan for [the office tower]. Where’s the model for how this will work?� said Crosty. “I’m not an alarmist, I’m a realist.� Holowatiuk said just because the bylaw authorizes the city to borrow up to $59 million doesn’t mean it will. “All that does is allow us to borrow up to $59 million. We could borrow zip,� he said. Casino revenue, called Development Assistance Compensation (DAC), will be coming in until 2019. The city is anticipating getting $60 million in DAC money, with $43 million going toward the civic centre. “But that won’t be all available to us by the time the project is finished. I’m anticipating interim financing of 1.7 per cent for

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short-term borrowing which is pretty good, and pay it off as the DAC comes in,� said Holowatiuk. He also pointed out, once the city sells the office tower it can take the proceeds to pay off the debt caused by borrowing for the infrastructure projects. Holowatiuk said when the issue of how to cover the cost of building the office tower was discussed, the provincial government and MFA suggested the city request borrowing for the traditional infrastructure projects, which is what MFA is set up to finance, not the office tower— what is essentially a private venture. Holawatiuk doesn’t see it as a risky venture for the city to use its reserve funds to build the tower. “The city is getting value for the money. We are getting an asset, which is a Class A LEED gold (environmental standard) office tower. It’s in a prime piece of real estate,� said Holowatiuk. M





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A4 NewsLeader Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Decision expected Friday in trial of trucker Mother suing driver, company, ICBC for fatal accident of 11-yearold cyclist in New Westminster Grant Granger

A decision is expected Friday following the trial of a dump truck driver charged in connection with the death of an 11-year-old New Westminster boy riding his bicycle two years ago. Christian Mesa, a Grade 6 student at Glenbrook middle

school, was killed at Sixth Avenue and McBride Boulevard at about 8:30 a.m. on June 7, 2010 when he was hit by a dump truck. Bruce Douglas Harris of Langley was charged with driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, not having his brakes properly equipped and failing to comply with trip inspection requirements. His trial wrapped up in New Westminster Provincial Court last Friday with a decision scheduled to be delivered this Friday. Two months ago, Mesa’s

mother Rita filed a civil action against Harris, Prompt Waste Management of Vancouver and the Insurance Corporation of B.C. She is claiming general and special damages. In her statement of claim, Mesa asserts Harris was driving too fast, failed to keep a proper lookout, failed to take precautions to avoid the collision, and failed to yield the right of way to Christian. She also claims Harris didn’t ensure the dump truck was mechanically sound and was

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driving it either without any brakes or with defective brakes. Mesa’s suit also alleges Prompt Waste Management was negligent for not making sure the truck was mechanically sound, and for allowing Harris to drive it when it was mechanically defective. In their responses, Prompt and ICBC deny any negligence and say the accident was caused by Christian for failing to take care of his own safety, claiming he entered the roadway against the pedestrian traffic signal, as well as violating several other rules and

regulations. Prompt also alleges Rita Mesa and the boy’s father, Jesus Mesa, did not teach their son the proper rules of the road and how to ride a bicycle in a safe manner. Prompt also suggests the bike was not appropriate for Christian’s age, size and cycling experience. None of the claims made by any of the participants has been proven in court. Harris has yet to submit a response. A date for the civil suit to proceed has not been set.

Burgers on menu for Food Day Canada Wild Rice’s New Westminster restaurant will be part of Food Day Canada on Aug. 4. The restaurant will be giving a nod to the Canadian tradition of summer barbecue with a distinctly Asian twist. “Barbecue has a long and honourable history in Chinese culinary culture,” said Wild Rice owner Andrew Wong in a press release. “Think of the importance of BBQ houses in Chinese society. They are meeting places where friends get together to share casual food—

much the same as the Canadian backyard barbecue.” Wild Rice executive chef Todd Bright has come up with a combination that starts with house-made buns using a dough similar to those found in BBQ pork buns or pineapple buns. The meat is a patty of ground beef from Pemberton seasoned with not only the usual onions and garlic but also ginger, soy, cilantro, sesame oil and Shaoxing wine, and topped with bacon. Yukon Gold potatoes are

used to make the fries with a five-spice seasoning consisting of ground star anise, cloves, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper and fennel seeds. Instead of ketchup, they are served with an Asian chili sauce and green onion aioli on the side. Three mini-burgers, fries and R&B Brewing Sun Gold Wheat Ale will cost $17.50 on Aug. 4. For more information on Food Day Canada go to, or visit

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 NewsLeader A5

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Cozy little stations that did repairs and filled your tank have gone the way of leisure suits. So companies have closed their smaller stations, but it’s left many lots in limbo. The environmental remediation required to make the land useful for some other purpose can take years. But the profit margins for them are so low the oil companies don’t mind sitting on them until they’re safe and can be sold. That’s why the little lot at the corner of Sixth Street and Belmont—across from Tim Hortons—that used to have a Petro-Can station on it has been sitting vacant for years. GooGle Street View Petro-Can, which is owned by This site on Sixth Street across from London Drugs once had a Petro-Can station and has sat idle for several Suncor, said when it closed the years. station it wouldn’t sell until the remediation was complete. No plans for a development proposal to move away from gas stations being Despite the disappearance of the little on that site have yet to come across any lumped in as commercial zoning. stations—according to one published desks at city hall. The new regulations require the lots report, the city of Vancouver has 84 gas “They have no intention of reopening to be much bigger, which is why few new stations, 244 fewer than it did 40 years on that site,” says Hurst. stations are being proposed. ago—New Westminster has its fair share, The property, Hurst says, is zoned for Hurst worked on the planning of the says Hurst. mixed residential and commercial use, so Chevron station at Eighth Avenue and There’s a Shell station across the street an owner wanting to put up a high rise McBride Boulevard, and that required from the Chevron, which has another would only need a development permit quite a bit of juggling of the plans to station in Sapperton and on Sixth Street. to build it. give the big delivery trucks enough of a “We’re fairly well served for a small Hurst says municipalities have had turning radius. municipality,” says Hurst.

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Consulting the Activity Organization Dept. A buddy phoned the other night. Wanted to know if I’d be interested in going fishing up north at the end of the month. What was my reply? Same reply as every other married guy. “I’ll check with the wife.” Note that I didn’t say sure, or count me in, or I was interested, or even that I was busy doing something else. No, I said I’d have to run it past the domicile co-ordinator, aka wife. It’s interesting to note that while she does communicate with me as to her social activities, it seems it’s usually on an informative basis rather than consultative. I mused on this fascinating topic some years ago, and came to the following observations: There comes a time in a man’s life when he meets a woman with whom he wishes to spend his life, or at least a considerable period of time After the necessary domestic arrangements are completed,

Andrew Holota such as formalizing the co-habitation timing and location, the man basically hands the good woman his social calendar, and becomes a passive referral service. These are men who once were capable of deciding what they wanted to do, and when they wanted to do it. But no longer. Ask most guys in long-term relationships if they want to do a particular thing at a particular time, and you’ll get the autoanswer. Now what makes this particularly intriguing, and/ or profoundly disconcerting, depending upon your perspective, is that this is not a manifestation of mutual coordination. I shall illustrate. On a particular occasion, I was

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attempting to get my colleagues together to send off one of our own on a life adventure. Asked if they had the evening free and could attend, the men gave the standard response. “I’ll check with my wife...” All the women, on the other hand, considered the question for a moment and replied either in the affirmative or negative. They didn’t need to check with anyone. Now, why is that? Is it because on any given day, men can’t remember what they had for breakfast that morning, let alone what commitments they have in a week’s time? That would explain why a lot of guys take a long time to start dating again after the break-up of a long relationship. They keep waiting for her to tell them they’re going out, and when. Or is it because after guys find a partner and settle down, organizing social engagements can be off-loaded. Have found the Significant Other. Critical basic needs now taken care of. That doesn’t explain, however,











events like football games and fishing trips, which involve having fun and drinking beer, both of which fall into the critical basic needs category. Those activities have to be “checked with the wife,” as well. Gentlemen, at what point in our development did our gender surrender? I mean, what would have happened if General Wolfe, instead of attacking Montcalm on the Plains of Abraham, had told his officers he had to check with his wife first? She’d have told him as long as he cleaned out the garage first – and as a result, we’d all be speaking French. Think of that the next time you refer all social engagement queries to the Activity Organization Department, which is manned by a woman. Now, dear readers, I’m going fishing, among other things (all wife-approved). Back in a few weeks. Andrew Holota is editor of the Abbotsford News.

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Where is the public process? I am concerned not only with the city’s decision to build an office tower on top of the civic centre, but also the latest alternative approval process for borrowing $59 million. Instead of using municipal revenues of $33 million already approved in the five-year capital program for facility, road maintenance and park development, it will be used to help fund the office tower and hence, the need to borrow $59 million to cover those initiatives, along with $26 million for the civic centre and the necessary interim financing. It seems to me we are borrowing money from Peter to pay Paul. But let confusing financing be as it may. My main concern regarding the office tower is that, according to the Metro Vancouver Office Market Report as of 2011, we have in this city a total of 151,726 sq. ft. of vacant office space, or about 10 per cent. The largest

amount encompasses three full floors in the Royal Bank, at about 30,000 sq. ft., along with Royal City Centre, with 75,000 sq. ft. Further to this, there are now three new mixed-use developments offering office space, not least of which is Uptown Property Group’s Queen’s Park West at Sixth Avenue and Fifth Street, the same company that pulled out of the city’s joint effort. All of these will offer Class A office space which, we are told, is in short supply. But in fact, there is already over 61,000 sq. ft. of vacancy in Class A office space in New Westminster, according to the market report. On this office tower issue, everything is premised on the optimistic supposition of what is projected will happen. Will our office tower add to the already high vacancy rate? What if the world economic crisis continues or gets worse, as many economists, along with

the Bank of Canada are now predicting? I agree with Coun. Chuck Puchmayr that there are too many uncertainties to take such a gamble. As for the timing, I have to agree with the comments of many others in the paper who have expressed concern. To have an alternative approval process during the summer months, where over 4,500 or the 10 per cent of the residents have to sign a negative response to this $59 million loan is, in my opinion, unacceptable and manipulative.  With due respect mayor and council, where is the public process or input on this bylaw (tax increase)? How much debt are we already carrying in this city and why not have a referendum on such a large financial commitment? I intend to sign in opposition to this loan bylaw and I hope enough others do to bring about a referendum. Bill Zander New Westminster

What if it all goes south? I expect to live for at least the next 30 years as a New Westminster property/business owner paying into the municipal tax coffers. While I appreciate the enthusiasm of the Wright administration about seizing the moment for this office tower in the relatively exciting buzz we’ve got going on for Downtown, this kind of money ($59 million) is just way too risky to wager on the backs of our tiny tax base. That’s what the private sector is for, not for Wayne to play a poker hand with. If it goes sideways, how are we going to pay for Canada Games reno? Sewer/electrical upgrades? Transportation strategy? Parks/ trails upgrades? We’re risking bankrupting the city and forcing a Burnaby merger if this goes pear-shaped. Not a public purse play.

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Corkage fees might be $15 or welcoming guests and creating a more at some restaurants, which good guest experience.” will be free to set their own rates He said $15 to $20 is typical or charge none at all. of the corkage fees charged Jeff Nagel “By allowing people to by restaurants in other Black Press bring their own bottle of wine jurisdictions. Diners can now bring into their favourite dining Quebec has long had an their own bottle of wine to establishment, we’ve provided Apportez Votre Vin program participating restaurants in restaurant owners with a great that operates in the same B.C.. opportunity to create a new way, as do Ontario, Alberta, The new Bring Your Own type of dining experience that Washington and California. Wine program was unveiled will further promote Thursday by Rich Coleman, the our wonderful province’s minister in charge of restaurants here in liquor regulation. British Columbia,” Ian Tostenson, BC Restaurant Ass’n I think it makes good sense. It is all He said it offers patrons the Coleman said. about hospitality, welcoming guests and ability to have any wine they Ian Tostenson, want with their dinner and president and CEO of creating a good guest experience. should spur more business for the B.C. Restaurant restaurants. and Food Service Association, Asked if high-end restaurants A big part of the lure will predicts most B.C. restaurants are bracing for a flood of be the savings – restaurants will embrace the B.Y.O. option, economy-minded customers typically double the price of a not just ones that carry small who arrive with cheap U-Brew bottle from a liquor store – but wine selections. wine, Tostenson said it’s a big chunk of that will likely “I think the majority of unlikely. be eaten up by a “corkage fee” restaurants will do it,” he said. “Nah, won’t happen. Or if restaurants will be allowed to “I think it makes good sense. they do they’ll still pay their $15 charge for service. It is all about hospitality, to $20.” He predicted the change could boost restaurant attendance two per cent, adding $20 million to industry sales in B.C. Licensees are still liable if patrons are overserved or liquor service is provided to minors. Coleman said B.C. has no plans to broaden the program to beer and spirits. Bring Your Own is the latest in a series of changes to B.C.’s liquor laws. BC Hydro is upgrading homes and businesses with new smart meters. The province is now Moving to a more efficient, modernized grid will help us meet the growing allowing movie theatres demand for electricity while continuing to deliver safe, reliable power to apply for liquor throughout the province. licences and has also modernized old rules Here’s what you can expect: that barred cross-border • Typically, meter installation will take place wine shipments.



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New Westminster Salmonbellies’ Reagan Harding was too much for the Delta Islanders to handle Saturday night in Ladner. He scored five goals as the ’Bellies edged the Isles 14-13 in overtime in Game 1 of the best-offive B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League semifinal. Game 2 is Monday at Queen’s Park Arena.

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13-12 lead just 24 seconds into OT, but Tom Newtown tied it up less than two minutes later before Harding put New West ahead for good. Harding also aded three assists while Keegan Bal had five assists. Brandon Goodwin scored twice and added an assist with other goals going to Chase McIntyre, Alex Lohr, Luke Gillespie, Drew House and Kyle Dobbie.

Down to the wire in battle for WLA playoff berths With all teams having two games left in the regular season, the New Westminster Salmonbellies are on the outside looking in for a Western Lacrosse Association playoff spot. Mathematically, however, it is also possible for them to finish as high as second. With four teams making the postseason party. New West sits fifth with an 8-8-0 record, two points behind Victoria (9-7-0) and Burnaby (8-6-2), and four points behind Langley (10-6-0) and Coquitlam (10-6-0). The Salmonbellies finish up the regular season by playing host to Coquitlam at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday, 7:45 p.m., and then traveling to Maple Ridge to take on the last-place Burrards (3-12-1). However, Langley, Burnaby and Victoria all hold tiebreaker advantages over New West. The Salmonbellies can gain one over Coquitlam if they beat the Adanacs. The Salmonbellies have not missed the WLA playoffs since 2004. They have finished first four of the last five years coming in second in 2009 and 2006, and third in 2005. The Salmonbellies rebounded from a tough loss in Victoria last Tuesday to defeat the Nanaimo Timbermen 12-7 at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday. In Victoria, the Salmonbellies’ third-period rally came up short as the Shamrocks held on for a 9-7 victory. On Thursday, the Salmonbellies put the Timbermen away in the third period scoring five goals to the visitors’ one.

The trio of Corbyn Tao, Alex Gajic and Ilija Gajic did most of the damage for the Salmonbellies combining for 16 points. Tao had six points, including two goals, while Alex Gajic notched three goals and two assists and his brother Ilija had two goals and three helpers. Mike Berekoff also scored twice for the Salmonbellies with singles going to Tyler Crompton, Jeff Zywicki and Tom Johnson. The latter two also added two assists. Tyler Richards made 40 saves in the New West net as the ’Bellies outshot the T-men 50-47.

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Idiotic, dangerous driving seems more prevalent in B.C. than anywhere else in Canada, according to a new poll. The national survey of drivers by Angus Reid Public Opinion found 95 per cent of B.C. drivers spotted others talking on cellphones in the past month, more than in any other region and well above the national average of 90 per cent. B.C. respondents also reported above-average rates of drivers speeding (93 per cent), tailgating (83 per cent), turning without signalling (85 per cent), changing lanes without warning (83 per cent) and running red lights (63 per cent). Seventy-one per cent had spotted a driver multitasking – such as reading, checking text messages or applying make-up – compared to 65 per cent across Canada. And 56 per cent here had seen

Angus Reid Public Opinion’s Mario Canseco said the apparent rate of illegal cellphone use is shocking considering B.C. has outlawed the practice for more than two years.

drivers invade a crosswalk with pedestrians in it, far above the 33 per cent national rate. “There’s a lot of bad behaviour we’re seeing on the streets,” said Angus Reid vice-president Mario Canseco, who is based in Vancouver and reports similar observations himself. He said the apparent rate of illegal cellphone use is shocking considering B.C. has outlawed the practice for more than two years.

“It’s just bizarre that we keep seeing people using their cellphones,” he said. But Canseco noted 81 per cent of B.C. respondents said only a few of the drivers in their city were bad drivers, while 19 per cent said most to all others on the road were bad. He said that result – better than the national average – suggests motorists here on the whole are fairly safe but a few particularly reckless drivers are highly visible.

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PAW S f o r Independence pub night: Beer and burger summer pub night with all proceeds to support its 10th a n n ive r s a ry g u i d e and assistance dog conference planned for October. When: Thursday, July 26, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Where: Paddlewheeler Pub, 810 Quayside Drive, N ew We s t m i n s t e r. Tickets: Wendy at 604-464-9133. Info: pawsforindependence. ca/.

Stephen Harper, Don Cherry, Christy Clark, Air Canada and the Royal Family are all ripe fodder these days and Double Exposure plan to take full advantage of it with an upcoming show at the Columbia Theatre. Double Exposure is New Westminster residents Bob Robertson and Linda Cullen who used to have a side-splitting weekly comedy program on CBC Radio and then later television that took jabs and pokes at politicians, celebrities, icons and much more. They’re working on some fresh ammunition … make that material … that will be showcased on stage at the Columbia on Aug. 17. For tickets, which are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, call 604-522-4500 or visit www.

Al Vertigo concert: Join us for a night of pop, rock and originals with Vancouver-based band Al Vertigo. Free admission. When: Friday, July 27, 9 p.m. Where: Great Bear Pub, 5665 Kingsway, Burnaby. Info: 604433-2388.

Liberal Party of Canada: Drop by to meet and mingle at a “friendraiser” with the Burnaby-New Westminster riding association’s executive. When: Saturday, July 28, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Where: Waves Coffee, 7315 Edmonds St., Burnaby. Info: Art Exhibit: New Westminster Arts Council presents the works of Wanda Doyle (paintings), Kay Austen (stoneware and porcelain) and Sharon Grimes (jewelry, chain maille). When: Until July 28, 1 to 5 p.m. daily, closed Mondays. Where: Gallery in Queen’s Park.

Seminar: Canada’s Old Age Security pays benefits to most people over 65. Find out more about the recent changes made to the program. When: Monday, July 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Where: Bob Prittie Metrotown library branch, 6100 Willingdon Ave., Burnaby. Registration required: 604436-5400.

ARENA in concert: Burnaby musicians Dr. Nathalie Beaudreau, Ed Nijjer, and Garry Koenig are teaming up for their third fundraiser. Live music showcasing the best of ‘70s and ‘80s classic rock with guests Von Tonic. Fundraising event for Covenant House. When: Sunday, Aug. 5, 8:30 p.m. Where: Firefighters Club, 6515 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby. Tickets: $10 at or

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Cuts to TransLink brass trim costs No details on severance payouts released Jeff Nagel Black Press

TransLink terminated 10 senior executives last year as part of its ongoing cost-cutting drive, according to newly released financial disclosures. The transportation authority would not disclose how much money was paid in severance, but said the payouts ranged from three to 19 months worth of wages. CEO Ian Jarvis said TransLink has cut its executive ranks in half – from 22 to 11 positions – since 2009, although the full number still on the payroll is 16 when vice-presidents at TransLink subsidiaries Coast Mountain Bus Co. and B.C. Rapid Transit Co. are also counted. One of the latest senior positions to be

chopped was that of Michael Shiffer, the vice-president of policy and planning. Shiffer was recruited from Chicago in 2010 and the disclosures show TransLink paid the $104,000 cost of his relocation here last year before opting to let him go in May. Jarvis said the cuts to top managers have contributed to overall cost savings of $30 million over the past three years. The financial report shows 321 TransLink employees earned more than $75,000 in 2011. That’s up from 2010 because more than 100 workers were transferred to TransLink from its Coast Mountain Bus Co. subsidiary. Many of those earning above the $75,000 reporting threshold are Transit Police constables. TransLink remains under pressure from its independent commissioner and

a provincial audit to find about $50 million in new savings in lieu of fare or property tax increases. TransLink’s board is still reviewing whether bonuses for executives will be paid out for 2012. The payouts for 2011 happened earlier this year and any payments for 2012 would happen early in 2013, if approved. The number of TransLink board and committee meetings were pared in 2011, helping reduce the payouts to directors, who receive $1,200 per full-day meeting or $600 for a half day in addition to retainers of at least $30,000. The total paid to TransLink’s directors last year was $508,000 and ranged from $46,000 to $54,700 depending on the number of meetings attended. Board chair Nancy Olewiler received a flat $100,000 stipend.

Computer chaos threatens B.C.’s at-risk kids: watchdog New system thwarts searches, adds to data entry time

multiple ministries and free them up to work more with children and families. But Turpel-Lafond said her Jeff Nagel office has been bombarded by Black Press staff complaints it’s had the Children under the protection opposite effect. of the province may be unsafe The new system is hard to because of the government’s search because it’s overly case disastrous rollout of a new sensitive, health and safety computer database to track files, alerts are hard to find and according to B.C.’s independent duplicate files on the same children’s representative. child are easy to create, Mary Ellen Turpelaccording to her findings. Lafond issued the The overall complexity warning Thursday, saying of the system means the new Integrated Case information on an Management system has incident that used to take proved deeply flawed less than half an hour to TurPelsince its April launch for record “can take most of lafoNd child protection staff. a day.” “I cannot be confident Caseload reports now that child safety can be print very slowly and a screen assured,” she said. “Immediate of information is too large to steps are necessary to prevent print to a single page, so it now harm and stabilize the front line comes out split across four staff who are overwhelmed by printed pages. this ill-planned process.” In one recent case, TurpelThe $182-million system was Lafond said the new system supposed to reduce the time slowed efforts to dispatch police child protection workers spend when a crisis call came in that on data entry, give them better only gave the mother’s first access to information across name, because it wasn’t first


name-searchable. “The family was at risk while social workers were frantically trying to identify the family and obtain the address.” She also noted the rollout of the new system happened with no contingency plan if it didn’t work, including no capability to revert to the old system. Children and Family Development Minister Mary McNeil said the magnitude of problems are “unexpected and deeply concerning.” An action plan is being developed and an extra $12 million has been deployed to assist staff, she said. “We are committed to making this work,” she said of the ICM system. “Moving backwards is not an option.” Experienced child protection workers will be trained to help assist other staff with the shift, McNeil said. The ministry will also hire up to 100 auxiliary child protection workers and 50 auxiliaries to assist child protection workers with administrative duties.

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


2 hr. Service (604)209-2026


WE-PICK Blueberries $2.00 lb. 19478 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Pitt Mead. 763-2808


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

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.


Large newly renovated 1 & 2 bdrm. units available from $950 in well-kept concrete building. New floors and appl’s. Freshly painted. Patio and large storage room inste. 3 laundries in bldg. Rent incl’s heat & hot water. Sauna & jacuzzi. 5 min. walk to skytrain, Douglas College & New West Quay. Close to all amenities. Please call 604-834-1756 PORT COQUITLAM

The Scrapper

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

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557

D/W, Heat and hot water included. Close to schools, shopping & public transportation.

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. 1-888-5936095.

Call 604-837-4589


CEDARWAY APT Bright & Clean 1 & 2 Bdrms Port Moody Newport Vill. 2 bdrm 2 f/bths, 4 appl, gas f/p, u/g prkg, N/S. Aug/Sept 1. $1225 604-728-0004.



PORT COQUITLAM. 2 bdrm grd level duplex. Carport. Walk to WCX & shops. N/P. N/S. Refs. Sept. 1. $1050/mo. + utils. 604-464-4258. RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. Call 604.575.5555

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


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


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

2001 NEON LX 2.0L Silver, 4 door auto A/C, P/W, sunroof, Aircared, $3100. obo (604)460-9636 2002 FORD FOCUS SE, 4 cyl. 4 dr. auto. low kms. loaded. Private. $3900 obo. 778-565-4230. 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


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

Spacious 2 & 3 Bdrm T/hses



EXPERIENCED MOVERS WITH AFFORDABLE RATES. Starting $40/hr. LICENSED & INSURED. ✶ Local & Long Distance ✶ ✶Seniors Discount. ✶




PRESSURE WASHING A1 POWER WASHING Commercial and Residental. Call Carmine 604-617-0715

AFFORDABLE MOVING From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos 10% OFF with this AD

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005


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

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

COQUITLAM, Pinetree/Robson. 2 bdrm w/o suite. Laundry. Aug 1. N/P. N/S. $950 incl utils.& internet. Nr school & bus. 604-219-5253. MAPLE RIDGE Kanaka 2 Bdrm, very clean, own laundry, $1000 incl util N/S, N/P, immed (604)463-7235



Coquitlam. Bright 2 bdrm. Pri. ent. w/d. Patio. N/S. N/P. $995 incl utils. Nr college. Aug. 1. 604-464-1494.

Burnaby. MC Bride Place. 415 Ginger drive. 2 bdrm T/H. Family Housing. Close all amens, schls, transit. Pet friendly great loca. $1015/m.604-451-6676

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


SMALL UTILITY TRAILER, box 44”x58”x18”, new tires, light & paint. Asking $950. (604)466-6323

COQUITLAM, 1018 Quadling Ave. Avail Aug 15th. 1 Bdrm bsmt ste in 4-plex. 4 Appls, peaceful backyard, close to shopping & bus. $775/mo. No Pets. 604-454-4540.


Tree removal done RIGHT!



604-787-5915, 604-291-7778




Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

Call Robert 604-941-1618 OR 604-844-4222 INTERIORS: Baths (renos/ repairs) specializing in drywall, doors, flooring, tiling, plumbing, painting, miscellaneous, etc. VERSTILE! EXPERIENCED IN OVER 30 LINES OF WORK! * Quality work * Prompt Service * Fair prices For positive results Call Robert SERVICE CALLS WELCOME



Burnaby North nr Brentwood mall & skytrain. 1 bdrm, g/l, n/s, n/p. n/d. $750/mo inc utils. (604)299-4025

PORT COQUITLAM. SXS 3 bd & 1 bd down, appls, view, nr amens, $1250 & $650. Call 604-941-4166

A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

.Enterprise Plumbing, Heaitng, Gasfitting


2003 CHEV SUBURBAN Z71, black, rebuilt trans. w/warranty, used eng. new B.J. & brakes. Inspected $8400obo 604-826-0519

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of the Deceased: Marion Winnifred Colton, late of 334 - 2855 Sophia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3L2 Creditors and others having claim against the said estates are required to send full particulars of such claims duly verified to: DAVID COLTON c/o ROYAL TRUST CORPORATION OF CANADA 1055 West Georgia Street, 7th Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4P3 on or before July 16, 2012 after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.

A20 NewsLeader Wednesday, July 25, 2012

BLUEBERRIES are now available!

Picked fresh and delivered to Kin’s on the same morning! Prices effective: July 25th to July 29th, 2012 Large & Delicious

Sweet & Juicy

Yellow Nectarines

Large Cantaloupes

California Grown

California Grown



Fresh & Nutritious

Bunch Carrots

2/$1.00 Locally Grown

Brentwood Town Centre Lougheed Town Centre

Royal City Centre

Marine Way

58 - 4567 Lougheed Hwy Beside IHOP 604.298.8299

206 - 9855 Austin Rd Beside Purdy’s 604.420.0788

103 - 610 6th Street Near Dollarama 604.520.9923

200-7515 Market Crossing Burnaby

OPEN same as mall hours

OPEN same as mall hours

604.432.6199 OPEN same as mall hours OPEN 9am to 7pm

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July 25, 2012  

Section N of the July 25, 2012 edition of the Burnaby NewsLeader

July 25, 2012  

Section N of the July 25, 2012 edition of the Burnaby NewsLeader