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For the love of the Games Darcy Marquardt and Richard Hortness met at the 2008 Games, and now engaged, hope to bring home medals from London 2012 by Don Fennell Sports Editor This is an Olympic love story that began at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing and is due to be blessed by marriage Aug. 24, 2013. It was the second week of the Games, after both Richmond’s Darcy Marquardt and Richard Hortness of Medicine Hat were done competing in their respective sports—rowing and swimming—that the couple met on an athlete bus going to the diving finals. They were doing what was natural for Canadian athletes, introducing themselves to others wearing the red and white. But then destiny stepped in, and they again met up later that night, exchanged phone numbers, and kept in touch for the remainder of the Games—even hanging out together at the closing ceremonies. “Something struck me about him in those initial meetings,” Marquardt, 33, says. “He was genuine, kind and attractive. We stayed in touch regularly after we both came home to Canada and even with him going off to school to finish his last year at University of Nevada-Las Vegas, it was an easy flight to visit him. And so began our long-distance relation-

ship.” Injects Hortness, 27: “I scored big. I am really lucky to have bumped into her four years ago, not once but twice in the same day. I’m also lucky that my buddy Joe Bartoch who I was with was so distracted that I was able to talk her (all night). “ After 18 months piling up air miles flying to various cities to visit each other, they both moved to London, Ont. in March 2010 to train in their respective sports. The fact they were living in the same city was a bonus, says Marquardt. “He’d said early on that London was an option for him and it was my only choice since the women’s national rowing team is based there. And as our bond grew, we were able to spend even more time together.” But while love bloomed, the couple was also forced to spend considerable time apart pursuing their individual athletic goals—namely qualifying for this summer’s Olympic Games in London, England which begin today. “Sometimes it’s felt like we were passing ships and often only had a few days together before one or the other had to leave for a training camp or competition,” Marquardt says. “But when home, we both got to

Olympic rower Darcy Marquardt and swimmer Richard Hortness are competing in London. The pair, who met during the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, are engaged to be married.

have lunch and dinner together since our resting periods were about the same in the middle of the day.” When they weren’t exhausted, they also tried to go on regular dates. “I felt really spoiled sometimes because Richard often would get home before me and do some meal prep beforehand so when I get home we could eat right away,” she continues. “I take my turn with the cooking too, but he’s very creative in the kitchen.” The 2012 Olympics will be Marquardt’s third. She teamed with Buffy

Williams to place fourth in the women’s pairs event at the 2004 Summer Games, a result she repeated as a member of the Canadian women’s eight crew at the 2008 Games in Beijing. She’ll also be rowing with the eights this year in London with an eye to getting that elusive medal. The London Olympics will be Hortness’ second Games. A member of the Canadian men’s four-by-100-metre freestyle relay team, he placed 27th in the 50-metre freestyle in Beijing.

“My goal is to go as fast as possible in the relay,” he says. “I think that’s as it would have always been, but the road to these Games would have been different and very possibly I would not have made them at all if I hadn’t been with Darcy. My time in London (Ont.) has been greatly affected by Darcy and my health and mental wellness during training greatly impacted in a positive manner by having her in my life. See Page 13

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For the Bhullar family, wrestling matters Arjan aims to fulfill father-and-son Olympic dream by Don Fennell Sports Editor Arjan Bhullar is, quite literally, following in his dad’s footsteps. Avtar was a national-level wrestler who attained much success in both India and Canada, and was close to making the Olympic Games. Some 30 years later, Avtar’s son is carrying the proverbial family torch as a member of Canada’s team at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games which begin today in London, England. Wearing the maple leaf on the biggest athletic stage in the world is a dream come true for the younger Bhullar, one that began before he was even born; Avtar dreamed that one day his son would reach the pinnacle of his sport. “I think (a gold medal) is well within my reach,” said Bhullar, 26, who will be competing in the men’s 120-kilogram freestyle event at the Olympics. “I have been successful at every other level and there is this deep down belief that this will be my year.” The Richmond Review’s Sportsperson of the Year in 2010, Bhullar gained international recognition that year by winning the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in New Dehli and instantly became a local hero after pinning India’s own Joginder Kumar in the final match.

Everywhere he went he was treated like royalty—adoring children lined up to get his autograph and admiring adults clamored to get their photo taken with him. He likened it to playing for the Vancouver Canucks. “I had goosebumps,” he said. Though he’s enjoyed much success on the wrestling mat on his way to becoming a five-time Canadian champion—the latest at the Olympic qualification trials last December in Winnipeg when he defeated Sunny Dhinsa 2-1 in the best-of-three matches final—the path hasn’t always been paved with gold. After winning the under-21 PanAmerican championship and placing fifth at the worlds, he endured the most difficult year of his career in 2007. Torn knee ligaments put him on the sidelines for close to six months and while recovering he was diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection. That required six months of medication. Ever-determined, Bhullar rebounded to make the Canadian junior team for a third consecutive year and began the arduous climb back to the top of his game. Narrowly missing out on the 2008 Beijing Olympics could have spelled another setback, but Bhullar dedicated himself to training even harder in pursuit of his Olympic dream. Not even a series of nagging injuries at the nationals could keep him down, and his ticket to London was confirmed in March when he won the Pan-American Olympic qualifying tournament in Kissimmee, Fla. A five-time Canadian champion, Bhullar was an outstanding all-

Free-style wrestler Arjan Bhullar is competing in the 2012 Olympic Games.

around athlete as a child also excelling in basketball, but wrestling soon became a focal point. By 2003, when he was only 16, he burst onto the national stage by placing third at the Canadian junior championships in Fredericton, N.B. At that point his former high school wrestling coach Joe Clemente correctly predicted a bright future for his protege. “I have every confidence in his ability to make it big,” Clemente said at the time. “He has shown the kind of dedication necessary to succeed and to even make the Olympic

team. The thing I like most about Arjan is that he has a clear vision of where he wants to go.” Clemente says today his prediction of success for Bhullar was a “no-brainer.” “He was just one of those kids, I recognized it when I first met him,” he said. “I recall when he was a fifth grader competing at War on the Floor at SFU against ninth graders, It was obvious then he had some special ability.” Added Clemente: “He was also very disciplined as a student. I taught him French Immersion social

studies and he was always very prioritized. What’s great about him as an athlete is he’s a very evenkeeled kind of guys and genuine human being. I have every expectation he should achieve something very special (at these Olympics). It’s really exciting.” •The men’s 120-kilogram freestyle wrestling competition is scheduled for Aug. 11. Qualifications are at 5 a.m. Pacific time, followed by the round of eight at 5:30 a.m., quarterfinals at 6:30 a.m., semifinals at 7 a.m., bronze finals at 9:45 a.m., and gold medal final at 10:25 a.m.

Andre Ho remembers to have fun on the world stage Table tennis player finds his focus by Don Fennell Sports Editor At the tender age of 20, Andre Ho is a firsttime member of Canada’s table tennis team at the 2012 Summer Games in London. But the young Richmondite’s perspective prior to his Olympic debut speaks of someone much older and wiser. “I know I’ll be playing against the best players in the world, but I have to just focus on each point,” he says. “My focus will be reminding myself it’s really just like any other match and to have fun—when you can tell yourself to relax and have fun things come easier. I think that’s important for me.” The fifth-ranked men’s singles player in Canada, Ho qualified for the Olympics in April by edging fellow Canadian teammate PierreLuc Hinse in a five-game final at the first North American qualifier in Cary, N.C. He said at the time he didn’t really know how to feel, adding the chance to compete at the Games “has been a goal of mine that I’ve been working on for many years.” Ho began playing table tennis recreationally with his dad Simpson, but his game really took

Andre Ho is competing for Canada in the singles and team competitions.

off when his parents (his mom Amelia is the president of the B.C. Table Tennis Association) opened the Bridgeport Sports Club in 1998. The following year, he entered the national championships in Edmonton and won four gold medals at the under-10 age group. However it’s only been in the last couple of years that he’s been able to develop the consistently

high standard of play that has enabled him to become one of Canada’s elite. “While I don’t have one particular player I look up to, I really admire any of the top athletes in the world because I realize how much effort they have to put in to perform that well and to continue to perform at that level,” he says. “Guys like Sidney Crosby deserve to be the highest-paid players or Olympic gold medallist because they really put the work in.” Ho says he’s constantly evolving as an athlete, competing in a sport where lessons are as frequent as the matches themselves. He says if a loss can teach him more than a win, he’ll take it every time. “It’s moments like that that can help you mature as a person and that goes along with my game,” he says. While China is the dominant nation in table tennis, the sport is still in its infancy in Canada. That’s apparent just from a training perspective says Ho, who had the opportunity to train briefly in China a couple of years ago. “They’re used to high intensity and very competitive table tennis and their fundamentals are very good,” he says. “Growing up in Canada I didn’t practice the basic skills like they do and in the last few years I’ve put a lot of effort into making up this lost time. It’s been hard. While making the Olympics is a tremendous achievement, people don’t realize how hard I’ve worked to make up the

gap that was there and I still have to be more consistent. Sometimes it’s a matter of luck, but I need to practice to the point where my shots are so precise I can close my eyes and know for sure I can make a shot—even in the most intense moment.” Though he’s the by far the best table tennis player, Ho isn’t the only accomplished athlete in his family. His two older sisters, Susanna and Melissa, are talented snowboarders and triathletes. Melissa won a gold medal competing in a triathlon just two weeks ago. But as talented as her children are athletically, Amelia Ho is perhaps more proud of who they are. “I’ve always believed that part of learning is to always contribute,” Amelia says. “Andre saw his older sisters do that and I think that inspired him to also volunteer.” •The table tennis competition at the Olympic Summer Games in London is scheduled to begin this weekend, with the men’s singles preliminary round Saturday (July 28) at 1:45 a.m. Pacific Time, followed by the first round at 4 a.m. The second round goes Sunday (July 29) at 3 a.m., with the third and fourth rounds at 2 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday (July 30). The quarterfinals are July 31 and Aug. 1, with the semifinals and final Aug. 2 at 2 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Ho will also participate in the team competition, which gets underway Aug. 3. The quarter-finals are Aug. 5 at 2 a.m. Pacific Time, followed by the semifinals at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 6 and the final at 3


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Time on Aug. 8, followed by the final on Aug. 11 at 11:20 a.m. Pacific Time). Sports Editor A podium finish may seem like a long Curtis Moss is the latest in a long line of shot for Moss, especially given these are Richmond Kajaks athletes who’ve qualihis first Games. But even a one per cent fied for the Summer Olympics, a list that increase in distance—aided by a simple pre-dates even the creation of the local gust of wind—could be the difference track and field club by Doug and Diane between medalling or not. Clement in 1961. He said prior to The Victoria InternaBoth the Clements were themselves tional Track Classic on June 13, where Olympians, Doug representing Canada in he established a personal-best throw Helsinki in 1952 (400 metres and 4x400 of 81.21 metres, that he seemed to be metres) and in Melbourne (800 metres, peaking at the right time, adding “he 4x400metres) in 1956 and Diane (nee was excited and confident” he could CURTIS MOSS Matheson) as a 100-metre sprinter and achieve the Canadian A standard estabmember of the 4x100-metre womens’ lished last year by Scott Russell. A few relay team at the Melborne Games when she was days earlier at the annual Harry Jerome Classic just 20 years old. (named after the former Canadian Olympian Burnaby’s Moss, 25, is the first to qualify in the who once resided and taught high school in javelin throw, scheduled to compete at the London Richmond) in Burnaby, which traditionally atGames (the qualification round is 11:05 a.m. Pacific tracts many of the world’s elite athletes, he also won the javelin throw with a distance of 80.43 metres. Moss’ hard work and patience culminated at the Canadian championships in Calgary on June 29, when he qualified for the Olympics with a throw of 77.83 metres. Moss comes by his athleticism naturally. His dad, Leroy, enjoyed an extensive pro football career that includes playing for the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL and Edmonton Eskimos and B.C. Lions in the CFL. His parents remain his greatest role models. Moss also doesn’t have to look far for additional support. His coach is Don Steen, one of the province’s greatest-ever athletes, coaches and administrators and a member of the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Moss is the 39th Kajak to represent the club at the Olympics, beginning with Anne Covell (nee Cliff ) in Mexico City in 1968. While she didn’t win a medal, she did establish a new Canadian record in the women’s 400 metres. Other notable Kajaks to reach the Olympics include five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks who was a silver medallist in the women’s 4x400metre relay at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. In 1996 she had the honour of being Canada’s flag bearer in the opening ceremonies of the Atlanta Olympics. The 1980s was a particularly interesting period in the Kajaks’ history, culminating in 1988 when seven of the club’s athletes competed at the Seoul Olympics. Middle distance runner Simon Hoogewerf was among them.

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Sprinter Harry Jerome among long list of locals who hit world athletic stage by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter Richmond has a proud Summer Olympic history, with a couple of household names having called Lulu Island home during their athletic heydays, according to sometime historian and long-time councillor Bill McNulty. Off the top of his head, he came up with more than a dozen names, and agreed to share with The Richmond Review the fruits of his years of research on the eve of the opening of the 2012 London Summer Games. Richmond’s ďŹ rst Olympian has a family name many locals would recognize. Elbert Del Grauer, former head of B.C. Electric and whose brother Rudy was a Richmond reeve and now has an elementary school named after him, was an Olympian in 1928 as a member of the Canadian Lacrosse team. In that era, Richmond carved a name for itself in the sport

of lacrosse, and won the B.C. Championship in 1935. In 1948, Rhonda Martin, a three-time Canadian fencing champion who ran a kennel at No. 5 Road and Bridgeport, represented the Maple Leaf. Don Arnold began Richmond’s proud history in rowing, as part of the gold-medal winning men’s eights rowing team in 1956. He was joined by fellow Richmond resident William Thomas, a member of the yachting team. Arguably the highest proďŹ le Richmond Olympian was sprinting specialist Harry Jerome, who taught at Richmond High in the mid 1960s and both coached and trained with the Richmond Kajaks. He was an Olympian in 1964. Alan Sakai, principal at Hamilton elementary school, represented Canada in judo in 1972, and was joined by Ian Gordon, on the men’s eights rowing team, Lance Carey in ďŹ eld hockey, and Keith Adams, in weightlifting. In 1976, Marjorie Bailey moved to Richmond from Nova Scotia to train as she prepared to participate in the 100 and 200 metres. She was joined by fellow local Beverly Barnes, a basketball player. 1984 saw four locals partipate in the Los Angeles Summer Games: Randy Samuel, a member of the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team who was raised in Richmond; Debbie Brill, a high jumper; diver Kathy Kelemen and men’s ďŹ eld hockey member Bruce McPherson. Canadian men’s Olympic ďŹ eld

hockey team player Chris Gifford was the lone Richmond representative at the 1988 games. Sprinter Camille Noel, who won an Ethel Tibbits Award during its inaugural year in 1994, represented Canada at the 1992 Games, and was joined by swimmer Kevin Drayinger (200 metre backstroke), and men’s volleyball teammates Cris Frehlick and Brad Willock. In both 2000 and 2004, Kristy Odamura represented Canada in softball, as did swimmer Brian Johns. Johns ďŹ nished seventh in the 400-metre individual medley in the 2008 Beijing Games. Jodi-Ann Robinson was on Canada’s women’s soccer team in 2008, and was joined by gold medal winning men’s’ eights rower Kyle Hamilton, and fellow locals Samantha Taylor (equestrian), and Jimmy Van Ostrand (baseball). And joining this list are members of the 2012 Canadian Olympic team: Arjan Bhullar, Andre Ho and Darcy Marquardt (who was also a member of the 2004 and 2008 teams in rowing). There are many other Olympians with Richmond connections, such as through the Richmond Kajaks, and though they didn’t live in Richmond at the time of their Olympic glory, trained here. Still other Olympians have moved to Richmond after their athletic careers ended. McNulty is continuing to research other members of the Canadian Olympic teams past and their local connections, such as the national men’s lacrosse teams and others.

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EDITORIAL: Sun about to shine on Olympics The sixth Olympic ring is schadenfreude. In the days leading up to the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Games in London, the international media have been gleefully chronicling the myriad of gaffes and shortcomings that have organizers scrambling and issuing statements of reassurance that all will be well.

First it was the weather, cold and rainy then suddenly so hot power lines for a new rail service to the Olympic stadium are melting, resulting in delays and shutdowns. Ah yes, transportation, the eternal Achilles heel of every modern Olympics; if it’s not cabbies protesting on the Tower Bridge, it’s everyday commuters fretting through

gridlock to allow Olympic officials free passage along exclusive traffic lanes. There are worries about security, as the private company contracted to make the Games safe underestimated the magnitude of the job, necessitating the deployment of the military. Customs agents are threatening to strike. And nobody is sure

how much it will all cost in the end. Sound familiar? Two years ago we were sweating many of those very same issues in the days preceding Vancouver’s Winter Olympics. And no one was more vocal in their criticism than the British media; one paper even girded their readers for “the worst Games ever.”

But all of the problems were forgotten as soon as Wayne Gretzky lit the Olympic cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza. Just as they will be when the torch is set ablaze in London. And then we’ll all settle in for two weeks of dazzling athletic competition, compelling human interest stories and national pride. —Burnaby NewsLeader

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Martin van den Hemel photo Lee Arenberg (Grumpy) and Lana Parrilla (The Evil Queen) pose for a photo on the set of Once Upon a Time.

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t’s great when Hollywood actors come north of the border and demonstrate that they understand that Canadians do things differently.

So it was Wednesday afternoon in Steveston, while I fumbled with the company’s Nikon D300 camera, hoping to salvage something printable as I photographed the filming of the ABC TV fantasy, Once Upon a Time. It was a fantastic visual: Steveston turns war zone. Imagine H.G Wells’ War of the Worlds meets fishing village, complete with a crackling mound of asphalt in the middle of Moncton Street, like some alien craft had forced its way to the surface. As I photographed the faux carnage, I spied two familiar faces. I spotted Lee Arenberg’s distinctive Grumpy face first,

in the distance, and then moved in for a closer look to see the stunning Lana Parrilla, who certainly wasn’t looking evil on this warm, sunny afternoon. Strangely, as I zoomed in with the company’s 200mm lens, seeking to keep my distance, every time I lined up my shot, a dude wearing cheap sunglasses and a baseball cap, kept getting in my way. As I moved to the side, he slid over just enough to disrupt the photo. Though I didn’t realize it until after viewing the images hours later, Lana Parrilla was watching as this photographer and the overeager security guard shadow boxed.

Parrilla obviously saw that I wasn’t invading her space, wasn’t being rude, wasn’t voicing my annoyance. In other words, I was being Canadian. And what she did next was classic. She took a minute out of her shooting day, got Lee Arenberg’s attention, wrapped her arm around his shoulder, and waltzed over toward me, and proceeded to pose. I was stunned, my fingers fumbling with my long lens and camera controls, feeling the pressure building, not wanting to screw up this rare shot. Click, click, click, and it was over, and I thanked them profusely. And I was

on my way. Moments later, as I search for other shooting angles, Sister Guadalupe from St. Paul’s Parish strolled by, and I greeted her. She asked what all the activity was about, and I told her about the show, and how my kids love it, and it’s a family show, and that it brings great economic benefits to the city, its residents and businesses. “Well, then I’ll pray for the show,” she said, with a smile. I’m sure the actors won’t need divine intervention to keep this great show going. But it never hurts getting a little “magical” help from the Big Guy upstairs.


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Stop depleting endangered species

Editor: The City of Richmond must take immediate action on the shark fin issue by starting a page on its website that lists restaurants that do not serve shark fin soup. Restaurateurs could submit copies of their menus, the city could post a list of those restaurants and we, the consumers, could vote with our business. This could begin next week, whereas a ban will take months to pass and longer to actually begin to enforce—if council ever decides to create such a bylaw. As Dr. Mathias suggested (“Having shark fins on your menu will affect your bottom line,� Letters), we must vote with our business. The City of Richmond can facilitate our decision making process by adding the “Fin Free Feasting� page to its site. Alexa Loo Richmond

Editor: I would like to share a different perspective on this problem of consuming an endangered species. In the 1970s, I lived in Mexico and it was a tradition to hunt and consume sea turtle. I lived off the land and considered it a necessity and almost a daily diet. The 1980s came along and the military stopped the consumption due to awareness. The same thing happened as little as ďŹ ve years ago with the iguanas, which are considered an aphrodisiac. Tradition is one thing, but I’m not eating delicious turtle soup or iguana soup any more in Mexico because we’re depleting the species. Now some might think who would eat such things, but they are as good as any dish when prepared properly. Yes I do miss the delicacy, but we all should learn to just bend a little and change a small eating habit like I did. Scott Street Former Richmondite

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Emergency Medical Services officer-in-charge says thanks and bids farewell to Richmond Editor: My wife and I came to Richmond in 1997 and we have loved living in the Steveston/Westwind community since then. We have had the privilege of serving the community in various public safety capacities. Over the years I have had the honour of working in Richmond as a paramedic, chief, and for the last several years as the ofďŹ cer in charge of the South Fraser District which included Richmond/YVR. After 24 years of Emergency Medical Services in B.C. I ďŹ nd myself moving onto another adventure. I have accepted a position on the other coast in New Brunswick with their provincial EMS service. While the decision to leave my position here was not a planned move, I am very excited about my new opportunities. The decision to leave Richmond was not an easy one for us. My wife and I have raised our three children and we have many close friends and family in this great community. We have several amazing memories of our time in Richmond and will forever remember our time here. Over the years I have been proud to be a part of the many legacy achievements that have started in Richmond. When I think back, I have worked on many ďŹ rsts that have started here; such as ďŹ rst responder interoperability projects including the Combined Events Radio Project (a voice interoperability project which has now spread across B.C. and Canada), the Richmond Chamber of Commerce 911 Awards (still the only event of its kind in Canada), the Rejviz Rally (an EMS competition which originally started as a team of RFR ďŹ reďŹ ghters and BCAS paramedics), Safe Community Alliance (the ďŹ rst community in BC), and Kidsake. None of these projects would have started had it not been for the amazing relationships we have amongst the responder agencies and the community. During my tenure I have also had the privilege to be involved in a number of fantastic community events including the Tall Ships, Winterfest, Remembrance Day, 2010 Winter Olympics, the Salmon Festival, and the Canada Day Parade. Unfortunately I have also had many tragic events to remember such as the murder of Const. Jimmy Ng, the Cap Rouge ďŹ sh boat tragedy, the Richmond Inn ďŹ re, and the Saba Road and recent Russ Baker Road aircraft crashes. Those lives lost will forever have a place in my heart. What I am most proud of are those incredible responders in this city. Richmond has, by far, the best police, ďŹ re, coast guard, military, and paramedic members! I have presented internationally on responder interoperability and I often brag about “how good we have it here.â€? All of our events have been jointly responded to by these amazing men and women in uniform. Regardless of the outcomes of the various calls for service, all of our responders have served with the utmost professionalism and honour. The list is long for those that I must thank, and I know that I will miss someone and for that I apologize. Many thanks to Linda Reid, Rob Howard, John Yap, Mayor Brodie (not to mention Christine Brodie) and our council for their political support and guidance. Many thanks to Chief John McGowan, Deputy Chief’s Jim Wishlove, Tim Wilkinson, and Kim Howell, along with all of the members of Richmond Fire Rescue, Superintendent Renny Nesset and the members of the Richmond RCMP, Captain Brian Wooton and the Coast Guard staff at Sea Island, and all of the incredible Reservists at the 12th Service Battalion for your dedication and service to this community. Thank you to the many city staff that help to keep Richmond a beautiful and safe including Dave Semple and his staff at Public works as well as Deborah Procter, Amy Romanas, and their dedicated Emergency Management staff and volunteers. Thank you to David Guscott, Michael Webb, Doug Watson, Peter Gauthier, Dave Mitchell, and all of the staff at ECOMM 911. To Craig Jones, Carol Young, and the rest of the staff at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, thank you for your support and friendship. Thank you to my friends in the local media including BhreandĂĄin Cluston, Martin van den Hemel, and all of the staff at the Richmond Review. And of course a huge thank you to my friends and colleagues with the B.C. Ambulance Service here in Richmond. It has been an honour and pleasure to serve with each and every one of you. Also, thank you to my three amazing children who have had to share their dad with this community. As

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Future Olympians? Some athletes to watch for 2016 by Don Fennell Sports Editor Richmond’s bestknown Olympic athlete retired from competitive swimming in April, passing up the possibility of representing Canada in a fourth Summer Games in London. Had Brian Johns, 29, qualified, it would have been the most Games ever attended by a Canadian swimmer. “For me, it was a relatively easy decision to retire,” Johns said at the time. “It was becoming apparent I wasn’t going to be able to come back from the knee injury and swim at the level I expected or needed to. I was trying pretty hard through January to train through the pain, but was limited in what I was able to do in the pool. I’d have some really big ups and downs.” Johns, who first made the Olympic team at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney and also represented Canada at the 2004 Games in Athens and the 2008 Games in Beijing, was inspired to become an Olympian watching Mark Tewskbury win the Olympic gold medal in 1992. Tewksbury is the current chef de mission for Canada at the 2012 London Games. No doubt, Johns has or will inspire future Olympians himself.

Countless young Richmond athletes are currently honing their skills, many with Olympic aspirations of their own. While certainly incomplete, following is a list of locals poised to represent Canada at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Caleb Clarke, soccer After signing his first pro contract with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC earlier this year, the Major League Soccer squad loaned the talented 19-year-old striker to FC Rot-Weiss Erfurt of Germany last month. Clarke finished the 2012 United Soccer Development Academy regular season as the second highest scorer in the league with 24 goals in 23 matches in the 78-team league. Summer Clarke, soccer An integral member of the Richmond Red Hot Selects during their

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Evan Dunfee, race walking Having come up just shy of making the qualifying standard for the 2012 London Olympics, Dunfee, 21, seems more determined that ever to make the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. He recently won the men’s 10-kilometre race walk at the Canadian championships and the North American, Central American and Caribbean under-23 championships in Mexico two weeks ago. Bea Francisco, field hockey Currently tending goal for the University of B.C. Thunderbirds women’s field hockey team, Francisco, 20, earned her first international cap in 2010 playing for Field Hockey Canada’s senior women’s team at home against Chile. See Page 12 ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Anmol Mattu, basketball Seemingly always ahead of the curve, Mattu, 16, has been the starting point guard on the Steveston-London Sharks senior girls’ basketball team since Grade 8, and the perennial MVP in the Richmond high school league. And despite only being ďŹ ve-foot-three, she helped Canada’s Cadette women’s national team to a third-place ďŹ nish at the

2011 FIBA Americas under-16 championship last June in Merida, Mexico. Colin Schaap, rowing Noted for his community involvement and helping others less fortunate, Schaap, 18, is also talented rower who helped Canada’s men’s four to an eight-place ďŹ nish at the 2011 World Junior Rowing Championships and contributed to both the 2010 and 2011 Canadian junior heavyweight eight winning teams. He’s currently a sophomore at Boston’s Northeastern University. Jason Scott, gymnastics A member of Canada’s senior national men’s gymnastics team for the last two years, Scott, 21, was seventh all-around and fourth on thehigh bar at the recent national championships in Regina. He was fourth on the pommel horse at last year’s Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Noemie Thomas, swimming Swimming Canada’s 2011 female youth swimmer of the year, Thomas, 16, trains several times each week under the guidance of UBC Dolphins Swim Club coach Tom Rushton, always with an eye to better than the time before. At the 2011 summer nationals, her personal best of 59.65 seconds in the women’s 100-metre buttery earned her a Canadian championship. She also won gold in the women’s 50-metre event, and later in the year reached the ďŹ nal at the 2011 junior worlds in Lima, Peru.

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While Vancouver and Whistler were officially the host city and venue city, Richmond left such an impression that International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge made a point of thanking Richmond in his closing remarks, a gesture that Townsend called an “extraordinary precedent.” How Richmond managed to build its profile to that point is of great interest to other cities that are taking part in the Olympics, and are interesting in getting some of the limelight. “That’s what people want to hear about when they come to Richmond,” Townsend said. Over the years, Townsend said he’s hosted hundreds of tours of the oval from interested parties from around the world. While Olympic delegations have come from London, so have organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and even a group from Pyeongchang, South Korea, hosts of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Lots of organizers have come from Sochi, with their interest focussed largely on the oval. Townsend said Sochi’s speed skating oval site has similar geological engineering challenges as faced Richmond, with the facility being built at or close to sea level, on ground that’s not particularly well suited for it. The winning 2014 Olympic Oval design in Sochi has some facets in common with Richmond’s oval, including the strong use of wood in the roof design, a post-Games plan to use it for exhibitions and to host sports events, and to “become one of the centrepieces of an urban, social and human re-qualification of a suburban area,” according to architect Alessandro Zoppini.

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arts & entertainment Biennale could be back As long as the city can secure sponsorship, it looks promising that the City of Richmond will participate in the 2013-2015 Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale. At Tuesday's parks and recreation committee meeting, members of council supported the idea of bringing art back to Richmond like during the 2010 Winter Olympics. In a report authored by Jane Fernyhough, the city's director of arts, culture and heritage, she wrote the Richmond Public Art Advisory Committee "enthusiastically supports the involvement of the city in this program." The cost to the city would be $75,000 for three "significant contemporary sculptures" to be installed starting in late 2013, with proposed locations including the city centre area and private sites, with an eye on maximizing exposure and visits to the art works. Olas de Viento (Wind Waves) at Garry Point Park, Miss Mao Trying to Poise Herself at the Top of Lenin’s Head on Elmbridge Way, and Doors of Knowledge at Minoru Park were among the higher profile 2009-2011 Biennale artwork installed in Richmond.

Movie night in King George Park Cambie Community Centre will host a summer fun night Tuesday, July 31 at King George Park. Activities get underway at 5:30 p.m. in the gathering place at the East Richmond park and go until 10:30 p.m. Free activities, a barbecue and live entertainment are all on offer. A free yoga class will be offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. before Brian “Elvis” Simpson performs Elvis classics. At 9 p.m. there will be an outdoor screening of the 2011 film The Muppets. Bring a chair and blanket. For more information call 604-233-8399.

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Appia Development able to start sales

SOLO District gets city approval Appia Development’s newest community has been given the green light by the City of Burnaby to begin sales, which it did on Saturday, July 21. “We’ve already had an overwhelming response from people all around the Lower Mainland about SOLO District,” says Appia President Jim Bosa. “We’ve had several thousand people visit our sales centre to preview the units over the past few weeks. We’re now excited to be able to start selling.” Short for South Of Lougheed, SOLO will include 1,400 suites in four towers ranging from 38 to 55 storeys, a Whole Foods, large rooftop garden, pedestrian pathways, elevated dog park and other

commercial and retail spaces, among other things. The Brentwood SkyTrain station is right across the street. “We firmly believe that SOLO District is poised to change the way we live in the Lower Mainland,” says George Wong of Magnum Projects. “SOLO District will have everything anyone needs within a short distance. Buyers will not only get access to fresh produce at Whole Foods, but easily accessible transit via the SkyTrain, short commutes to downtown Vancouver (and) car-sharing options through Modo.” For more information, visit www. solodistrict.com or call 604-298-8800.

The large dining room table sits in front of a fireplace, surrounded by windows to showcase the mountain all around you. A deck wraps halfway around the home, and an outdoor fireplace and hot tub will also be part of the grand prize. The great room beside the kitchen has its own fireplace and curved windows, letting natural light pour into the home. “It doesn’t feel like a show home,” says Harris. “I wanted to give it a cozy feel. The home gives you a hug.” Outside, the home will fit perfectly into the mountain surroundings, with its rustic architecture and large windows. That rustic architecture continues inside. Homey stone walls, cork flooring and exposed wooden beams are featured throughout, really

giving you the atmosphere of being in a ski lodge. “I started designing a dream house for people, but this is really my dream house,” Harris says. “It’s my dream (ensuite) bathroom, my dream bedroom, everything ... It was important that this home pulls at your heart strings. It has to make your heart go pitter patter.” The Prize Home can be viewed at the PNE from Aug. 18 onwards, or on Aug. 5 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 for 5 or $50 for 15. For more information visit www. pne.ca/pneprizehome. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the PNE. The winner’s name will be announced on Sept. 12. “I am so jealous of the person who wins,” Harris says.

A home away from home

PNE Prize Home makes your heart go pitter patter by Kerry Vital

The Pacific National Exhibition is bringing in the big guns for this year’s PNE Prize Home, built by Britco Structures and featuring furniture from Lane Home Furnishings. The home was designed by Jillian Harris, a former star of The Bachelorette, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Canada’s Handyman Challenge. She will next be co-hosting Love It or List It Vancouver. Recently she has been busy designing homes all over the U.S. and Canada, but the PNE Prize Home is close to her heart after living in Kelowna and Vancouver. “I wanted to do something locally,” she says, adding that it seemed like a fun project and she was looking forward to being able to have creative freedom to design the home, which will be located at the Sun Peaks Resort. The over 3,000-square-foot house includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a 20-foot vaulted ceiling, among many other beautiful features. Designing the PNE Prize Home presented a bit of a challenge for Harris. “The home has to appeal to everyone,” she says. “It’s going to be someone’s home away from home.” She took inspiration from the classic Hudson’s Bay blanket, and aimed for a shabby chic feel.

“I tried to integrate modern details,” she says. “I was able to be more whimsical and edgy with this home because it’s a vacation home, instead of something they’ll live in every day.” And whimsical it is, with a dedicated sports room on the lower level with a ski-in ski-out entrance and a sleep loft featuring four bunk beds and an interior Juliet-style balcony looking over the bottom floor. The master bedroom is going to be seriously comfortable, with a walk-in closet and amazing ensuite bathroom with a huge soaker tub, glittery chandelier, dual vanities and a large shower stall. A balcony is located off of the master bedroom as well, so you’ll have plenty of space to enjoy the view. Downstairs, the kitchen is a gourmet’s dream, with stainless-steel appliances and lots of counter space. The walk-in wine cellar is a work of genius, though Harris says it was a bit of a hard-sell for her crew. “It has a real wow factor,” she says, adding that it’s her favourite part.

It was important that this home pulls at your heart strings,” says designer Jillian Harris.

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Designer Jillian Harris says that the PNE Prize Home is her dream house, with a spacious kitchen, top, and beautiful rustic features on the exterior, above. The huge living room features a 20-foot vaulted ceiling and a gorgeous stone fireplace, left.


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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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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. The Director of Sales will provide leadership to the sales team, developing a cohesive sales focus through the existing sales team, and working to further develop sales opportunities. This ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education preferably in Business Administration. Experience in the meat industry in particular sales is a definite advantage. Key areas of responsibilities include: • Maintain thorough communications with all stakeholders • Direct sales with major customers and product development • Supervision and leadership of sales team • Minimize production overstocks through balanced sales strategy • Cost/benefit analysis of current sales based on profit and balancing • Develop new sales accounts • Establish and maintain monthly visits to major customers • Assume responsibility for current sales by other management members Please send covering letter and resume to: careers@donaldsfinefoods.com or fax 604-875-6031

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This is a challenging career opportunity for a result-oriented individual. Candidates for this position will possess the ability to service existing clients and develop new business in one of the Lower Mainland’s fastest-growing markets.

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Attention Toyota Product Advisors Alpine Toyota has an immediate opening for a Toyota Product Advisor. Our dealership is situated in Cranbrook B.C., the major business and recreation hub for the entire East Kootenay. We are currently looking for a Product Advisor with a track-record of success who is interested in working in a positive team environment. We offer ongoing training, a generous compensation plan and an engaged group of Team Leaders to help our Product Advisors achieve their goals. For the right applicant, relocation expenses and a guaranteed income will be considered. If you love selling Toyota products and the quality of life that can be found in the East Kootenay’s sounds interesting, please forward your resume in confidence to our Sales Team Leader by email: kdunsire@alpinetoyota or by phone at (250)4894010. If you present the qualities and values we are looking for, we will contact successful applicants for an interview.

TRADES, TECHNICAL COMMERCIAL ROOF FOREMAN

ALPINE TOYOTA

& FRONT DESK CLERK

Kids and Adults Needed

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

$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.

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 281

Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

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

GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs, WCB Clean Gutters. $80. 604-240-5362

JJ ROOFING SPECIALIZING IN RE-ROOFING WCB Insured. 3rd Party Liability, BBB Member. Jas 604-726-6345

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

Advertise your car across the lower mainland in the 17 best-read community newspapers.

Call 604.575.5555 bcclassified.com

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

Professional vocal teacher in Richmond is accepting new students

FIVE STAR ROOFING

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

SELL YOUR CAR..

LOVE TO SING?

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

AFFORDABLE MOVING

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

PERSONAL SERVICES

MOVING & STORAGE

604-537-4140

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.

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

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

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

COMPLETE Handyman Services. Tile, drywall, carpentry, paint, flooring. All repairs. Dan 604-761-9717

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

DANICO CONSTRUCTION LTD. ALL KINDS OF RENOVATIONS

• All ages and levels • Voice development, technique, staging • Private studio

BASEMENTS KITCHENS & BATHS HARDWOOD FLOORS FINISH CARPENTRY SPECIALISTS Over 25 Years Exp. DanicoConstruction.com 604-313-8050

ELENA STEELE VOICE STUDIO 604-241-9367

356

DISPOSAL BINS Residential & Commercial Services

AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

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

We Recycle! GO GREEN!

www.elenasteele.com

NEED A RAISE?? 10 Customer Service positions available! Up to $20.00/hr paid weekly Must be outgoing and motivated!!!! Call Erica 604 777 2195

138

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

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

www.EconPro.com 604-882-2733

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

NEED A Business or Personal Loan? Get a Business start up Loan for up to $5 million bankruptcy. Bad credit ok, interest rate from 1.9%. Apply now at www.borrowusnow.com or call 1-855-937-8487.

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 236

CLEANING SERVICES

338

Daisy 604-727-2955

Wanted For Surrey, Kamloops & Vernon.

ELECTRICAL

Fast Paced, Dynamic Shops

Duties include:

604-720-9244

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

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

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

Qualifications:

WE OFFER Competitive Wages & Full Benefits Please e-mail resumes: amanda@supersave.ca or Fax: 604.534.3811 Super Save is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. 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

T & K Haulaway

#1 AAA Rubbish Removal MIN. EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM Reasonable Rates 604-270-6338

604-244-9153 Rona Building Centre 7111 Elmbridge Way Richmond, BC

1ST CALL Plumbing, heating, gas, licensed, insured, bonded. Local, Prompt and Prof. 604-868-7062

341 MLG ENTERPRISES All Aspects Landscaping & Garden Solutions

OF Home (604)501-9290

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PRESSURE WASHING

Improvements,

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

Expert In Electrical Repairs & Troubleshooting • Panel Upgrades • Reno’s * Guart. Work * Licensed * Bonded * BBB Approved ~ No job too small ~

Advertising Sales Consultant

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

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

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Certified Heavy Duty Mechanics

*Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces * Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!

CALL FOR A FREE IN HOME ESTIMATE

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SCOTGUARD ELECTRICAL LTD.

FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!!

no-hassle Service Backed by Professional Installation and our no-nonsense Home Improvement Warranty

* Trusted * Reliable * Licensed Incls. Supplies, Free Estimate.

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

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373 SIDEWALK Pressure Washing Parking Areas, Driveways, Patios

FENCING

$5 Million Liability. WCB. 604-802-9033

PARM LANDSCAPING LTD. Cedar fencing installed, gates, repairs, complete lawn maint. Comm/Res. 604-271-5319

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

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

275

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

HARDWOOD FLOOR REFINISHING

21 Years Serving Rmd. Residential & Commercial Clean Courteous Service FREE ESTIMATES Joe 604-250-5481

RECYCLE-IT!

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

604.587.5865

www.recycleitcanada.ca

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

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

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

374

TREE SERVICES

NEW & REPAIR. Bath & Kitch, flrs, tiles, moulding, dry-wall, painting, plumbing, wiring. Job guaranteed. WCB ins. Patrick 778-863-7100.

Tree removal done RIGHT!

320

MOVING & STORAGE

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

✶ Repairs & Staining ✶ Installation ✶ Free Estimates

ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224

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

www.centuryhardwoodfloors .com

220.JUNK(5865)

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

WE GUARANTEE

• Residential • Office Services • Move-In & Move-Out

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bradsjunkremoval.com

Haul Anything... 604.

DBathrooms DKitchens DCountertop Replacement DEntrance Doors DFrench Doors DSiding DSundecks DLaminate Floors DEnclosures DCeramic Tile DCustom Mouldings DReplacement Windows DInterior Painting

Best CLEANERS Around Offering Top Notch Service’s & Rate’s

TRADES, TECHNICAL

PLUMBING

But Dead Bodies!!

THE FILIPINO TOUCH

160

RUBBISH REMOVAL

RONALDO PAINTING (Since 1981) Fully insured, WCB, Licensed 778-881-6478

Additions/Extensions

Reliable Work ❖ Res. & Comm.

REVIEW

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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

DRYWALL

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GARDENING

GARDENING SERVICES 21 yrs exp. Tree topping, pruning, trimming, power raking, aeration, cleanup. $15/up. Michael 604-240-2881

Offering Great Benefits

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

EXCEL ROOFING LTD. All kinds of roofing work. New Roof, Reroof, Repairs.

Free est.

(778) 878 - 2617

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

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HOME SERVICE GUIDE PLUMBING & HEATING

RENOVATIONS

BULK DELIVERIES We deliver up to 3 yards of soil and bark and up to 1 yard of sand.

M.S. MAINTENANCE & RENOVATIONS

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

HOT WATER TANKS Installed from $699

604-868-7062

REVIEW

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

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

P L A N T L A N D

Call 604-278-9580

PLUMBING/HOME IMPROVEMENTS

We s t w i n d

GARBAGE/JUNK REMOVAL

Call George 778 886-3186

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

• 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

Plumbing * Heating * Electrical * Carpentry * Painting * Tiling                

Mike Stanley, Field Tech Richmond BC

www.westwindhome.ca Fully Licensed, Insured, WCB

PETS 477

PETS

548

FURNITURE

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

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

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

MATTRESSES starting at $99

Chihuahua, 5 years old, needs new home, good with kids, $200. Call (604)791-0728 KITTENS & CATS for adoption. Call Catcare Vet Clinic, full service hospital, appt to view 604-277-8511 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

P/B Choc. lab puppies, 5M, 6F, born June 27, CKC reg. vet✓ $750. 604-217-6551 or 604-825-1730

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

560

MISC. FOR SALE

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

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

FERTILIZERS

WEED FREE Mushroom Manure $160/13 yds or Well Rotted $180/10 yds. Free Delivery Richmond area. 604-856-8877

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REAL ESTATE 609

email: admin@richmondreview.com

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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

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HOMES WANTED

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

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

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RICHMOND, Avail now. 2 bdrm 2 bath, 5 appls. Access to Westin Hotel.NP,$1800. Call 778-888-3212

736

HOMES FOR RENT

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.

RICHMOND, ocean front, 4 bdrm, 2 bath, liv/rm, din/rm, den, rec/rm, 5 appl. N/S. $2500. (604)278-2527

GARAGE SALES

Minoru Arenas summer swap meet! Buy gently used household items, children’s toys, tools, sports equipment and more.

Saturday, July 28 10:00am-2:00pm Minoru Arenas 7551 Minoru Gate For more details call 604-448-5366.

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GARAGE SALES

RICHMOND: 5631 Garrison Rd. Sat. July 28 - 9am to Noon. Q. size bdr ste, din tbl/chairs, TV, A/C, etc. Richmond

HUGE GARAGE SALE Kids Clothing & Toys July 28 & 29, 9am-4pm 9328 Pauleshin Cres., An absolutely ridiculous amount toys and clothing for girls (sizes 4-14) & boys (newborn to 4/4T). All in excellent condition. You won’t be sorry you came! RICHMOND Mega Annual Garage Sale - Sat. July 28, 9am-3pm. 10180 Bissett Dr. Lots of brand new items.

Richmond GARAGE SALE - SAT July 28th 10am - 3pm. Misc Household items, games, books, furniture, dog bed, etc. 10620 Hogarth Dr. HUGE GARAGE SALE! 15-4160 Bonavista Dr. Saturday July 28, 10 to 2. Tons of stuff!!!!! Please Park on Street.

Multi-Unit YARD SALE QUEEN’S GATE 8500 General Currie Rd (btwn. St. Albans & Garden City)

Sat. July 28, 9am - 2pm Hshld items, jewellery, small appliances, CD’s, collecables and lots more bargains

TOWNHOUSES

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. CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS bcclassified.com

746

ROOMS FOR RENT

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.

751

SUITES, UPPER STEVESTON

Upper 3 bdrm., new kitchen and d/w, new carpet, share ldry. Avail. now to responsible tenant. $1400 + 60% utils. N/P N/S. 1 yr. lease. (604)270-7557

810

TRANSPORTATION

AUTO FINANCING

845

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.

ANTIQUES/CLASSICS

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead

Scotty 604-313-1887 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

CLASSIFIED ADS WORK! CALL 604-575-5555

806

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Metal Recycling Ltd.

Professionally Managed by Colliers International Call 604-841-2665

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION

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

RICHMOND

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

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

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660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

TRANSPORTATION

RENTALS

REAL ESTATE

APARTMENT/CONDOS

50% OFF OCEAN FRONT CONDOS!

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

604-247-3700

www.dannyevans.ca

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 533

Call

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OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE GENERAL CONTRACTING & RENOVATIONS

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TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

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

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TRUCKS & VANS

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

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

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 August $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-5936095.

818

CARS - DOMESTIC

The Scrapper

2003 CHEV SUBURBAN Z71, black, rebuilt trans. w/warranty, used eng. new B.J. & brakes. Inspected $7995obo 604-826-0519

1996 Sebring Conv. 118 Km, LADY dr, purple, $5500 in upgrades, exc. cond, $4695. 604-258-8852 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 2009 Saturn Astra XE, 4 dr h/b. Automatic. Options. Silver. 18,000 kms. $8000/firm. 604-538-4883

MARINE 912

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

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA, 1.8T turbo, 4 dr sedan, std, all options, exc cond. $5300 obo 604-780-8404 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 2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $9000/firm. 604-538-9257.

830

MOTORCYCLES

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

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 CROSSROADS Seville 38’ 5th wheel. Fiberglass ext., 4 slide-outs, fireplace, Corian counters, 17 cu.ft. double door fridge, oak cabinets, Queen size bed, 9’ ceiling, lots of heated storage. Luxury year round living! $43,800. 604-870-4799

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.

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


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For the 18th year in a row, Sutton Group – Seafair Realty was proud to host the salmon barbeque at the Steveston Salmon Festival. More than 40 realtors from Sutton Group along with their families and friends volunteered to grill and serve 1,200 pounds of salmon for hungry visitors. They sold every piece of salmon available! This year’s barbeque raised approximately $30,000 for various children’s and seniors’ programs at the Steveston Community Centre. “We all had a great Sutton team effort,” said realtor Jim Hinchcliffe, who has organized this event since 1994.

Organizers and participants of the Mrs. Global Chinese Pageant visit one of the 15 private maternity care rooms at the recently renovated state-of-the-art Birthing Centre at Richmond Hospital. The tour was a follow-up to a $15,000 contribution from pageant organizers to Richmond Hospital Foundation.

Recycle Your Electronics at NO COST! Display Products & Accessories

Printing , scanning & Multifunction Devices

Audio Products & Accessories

Video Gaming Systems & Accessories

Video Products & Accessories

Non-Cellular Telephones & Answering Machines

Aftermarket Vehicle Audio & Video Systems

Electronic Musical Instruments

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¥1.99% APR purchase financing is available on a new 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX. 84-month term available on 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX. Based on a representative agreement using an offered pricing of $16,473.68 for the new 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX with a financed amount of $16,473.68 downpayment is $0, bi-weekly payment is $97, total finance obligation is $17,668.56. Offer includes freight & PDI. Taxes are extra. ΩUsing a finance price of $16,473.68 for a 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX at a rate of 1.99% APR, the cost of borrowing for an 84 month term is $1,194.88, bi-weekly payment is $97, total finance obligation is $17,688.56. Finance price includes freight & PDI. Taxes are extra and required at the time of purchase. Other terms available and vary by model. Finance term available only through Honda Canada Finance Inc. **The advertised MSRP of $16,485 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX includes freight & PDI, plus a cash discount of $11.32. The selling price adjustment applies to the purchase and is deducted from the negotiated pre-tax price and cannot be combined with subsidized purchase financing or leasing rates. All prices include freight & PDI of $1,495. PPSA, license, insurance, taxes, and other dealer charges are extra and may be required at the time of purchase. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer trade may be necessary on certain vehicles. Finance on approved credit for qualified customers only. #Limited time lease offer based on a new 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX.*1.99% lease APR for 48 months O.A.C. Monthly payment, including freight and PDI, is $179. Downpayment of $1,560.39, first monthly payment, environmental fees and $0 security deposit due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $10,152.39. Taxes, license, insurance and registration are extra. 96,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/km for excess kilometer. €Civic is the #1 selling passenger car in Canada 14 years running based on the December 2011 sales results. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer trade may be required. €/ ¥/#/*/** Offers valid from July 4th, 2012 through July 31st, 2012 at participating Honda retailers. Offers valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offers subject to change or cancellation without notice. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.bchonda.com or see your Honda retailer for full details.

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