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It did ﬁnd, however, that electricity powered all heating units and appliances, along with a hot water tank and hot tub. An inspector also estimated the home’s analog electricity meter was reading 24 per cent higher than it should be, and noted a lack of insulation in the home. Homes tapped for inspections face a $4,200 fee if a grow-op is found. In this case, the city waived the inspection fee, suggesting the homeowner contact B.C. Hydro regarding the inconsistent meter.
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Staff Reporter Inspectors arrived at the house with a police ofﬁcer at 9 a.m., ﬁve days after warning the homeowner they had reason to look around. The city’s electrical and ﬁre safety inspection team had ﬂagged the house for its “excessive” use of electricity—often the sign of a marijuana grow operation. Each year, the team inspects homes with higher-than-average electricity use—more than 93 kilowatts per day—based on data provided by B.C. Hydro, along with following up on tips and RCMP investigations. The team focuses on safety, not putting growers behind bars. In the case of this house, Hydro data showed, on average, 275 kilowatt hours of electricity was being used—over six times the daily consumption of an typical Metro Vancouver house. The owner granted access to a ﬁre inspector, electrical inspector and an RCMP ofﬁcer for the Sept. 7, 2011 inspection, according to one of several records obtained by The Richmond Review. But the team found no evidence of a growop, nor did it ﬁnd any wiring problems.
In the ﬁrst year of the inspection program, 2007, 64 grow-ops were uncovered in 126 inspections. In 2008, just six grow-ops were found in 52 inspections. The city temporarily shut down the program later that year order to make changes to address a B.C. Supreme Court ruling, which said police had too great a presence in inspections. Although more recent data wasn’t available (The Review requested the information, but it was not provided by press time), fewer grow-ops are being uncovered by inspectors. A 2009 staff report suggested the drop could be due to grow-ops locating elsewhere or ﬁnding alternative sources of power—including stealing power—to stay undetected. “The operators are just discovering new methods and places to produce their product,” said the report from deputy ﬁre chief Kim Howell and then RCMP inspector Janis Gray, who added abandoning the program would simply invite grow-ops to return. Bypassing a Hydro meter can help grow operators avoid detection by inspectors, but not necessarily the RCMP. On Sept. 30, 2010, Richmond RCMP’s marijuana enforcement team
Rusty Blazenhoff photo via Flickr A medical marijuana grow operation.
executed a search warrant at an unoccupied house in Richmond. Ofﬁcers found a grow-op and a heavily-altered electrical system. The next day, the city’s electrical and ﬁre safety inspection team handposting a notice of inspection on the residence and delivered a copy to the homeowner. Two weeks later, the homeowner had yet to respond, so a Richmond court justice granted the inspection team an administrative warrant, giving the team permission to enter the home without the owner’s consent. Inspectors found an active marijuana grow-op, complete with plants, grow lights, fans, moisture damage and mould. Police had already cut power to the house, where inspectors found serious problems.
“The inspection team discovered signiﬁcant ﬁre and electrical safety concerns such that immediate action was required to eliminate the hazard to life and property,” according to the inspection report. Those responsible for the plants had bypassed the Hydro meter to power the operation, located upstairs in a single-family home. In this case, the homeowner would be responsible for the inspection fee, along with all costs associated with restoring the home to a safe condition and followup inspections.
Electrical hazards common Operators of large grow-ops often
steal electricity, according to Jordan Diplock and Darryl Plecas of the University of the Fraser Valley. The researchers estimated the total annual theft of electricity by grow operators in B.C. to be $109.4 million, according to their April 2011 report, “The Increasing Problem of Electrical Consumption in Indoor Marihuana Grow Operations in British Columbia.” Stealing power or not, grow-ops present significant electrical hazards to occupants of a house and neighbours. Diplock and Plecas found that houses with grow-ops are at least five times more likely to catch fire than normal residential homes. See Page 6
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Plastic problem plagues Paciﬁc Ocean With Japanese tsunami debris heading toward West Coast, researchers shed light on bigger worldwide plastic problem
Martin van den Hemel ﬁle photo Jeremy Coon holding up a sample of the ﬂoating debris collected from the Great Paciﬁc Garbage Patch, an area of ocean with extraordinarily high concentrations of ﬂoating plastic debris and other man-made litter and pollutants.
perhaps twice as large. It consists of discarded plastic detergent bottles, water bottles, and other everyday plastic objects. “It’s like looking at your own garbage, spread out through the ocean,” she told reporters. “You can see a lot of sea life is ingesting the plastic,” Crowley said, explaining a video she presented which shows that plastic containers slowly break up into smaller pieces, and some are eventually ingested by sea life, such as jellyfish. Aside from killing marine life, researchers by Jamie Peng and fear the plastic is entering the human food Martin van den Hemel chain, something researchers hope Staff Reporters to verify and demonstrate. Crowley said the floating garbage There’s a massive vortex of plastic patch continues to grow “due to debris growing daily in the Pacific poor waste management practices Ocean, a mountainous problem that on land and sea.” will require an equally immense globRather than one solid floating al effort to find the solution. mass, she described the oceanic “Everybody is part of the problem debris field as “like an archipelago and everybody can be part of the of little islands.” solution,” said Project Kaisei cofounder Mary Crowley, who spoke at MARY CROWLEY Coun. Harold Steves urged consumers to do their part and stop a press conference Wednesday about the research efforts aboard the Japanese drinking bottled water, and said hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on brigantine research vessel Kaisei. It’s currently docked at Britannia Heritage infrastructure to make Lower Mainland tap Shipyard and will remain here for this week- water clean and safe. He wondered why vacuum flasks and paend’s Richmond Maritime Festival before per grocery bags are less trendy today. departing next week. “The insidious thing about plastics is that Crowley, in town with the visiting Kaisei to raise awareness about the Great Pacific it lasts for hundreds of years,” he said. Garbage Patch, said that although scientists “We need to make using Thermoses cool don’t know for sure, the plastic vortex is again.” According to the Ocean Voyages Institute, thought to be the size of the state of Texas,
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Mountie hurt after hit by impaired driver Police cruiser sideswiped by car during routine traffic stop by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter One Richmond RCMP ofﬁcer was injured and two others narrowly avoided a similar fate during a routine trafﬁc stop on Westminster Highway and No. 5 Road around 2 a.m. on Saturday. Richmond RCMP Cpl. Sherrdean Turley said the injured ofﬁcer had pulled over a vehicle, whose driver couldn’t speak English and so wasn’t
following the ofﬁcer’s instructions to pull over to the right side. Turley said the trafﬁc stop was conducted in the left turn lane. The ofﬁcer requested translation assistance, and a second RCMP cruiser arrived at the scene with two ofﬁcers. Just after the ﬁrst ofﬁcer sat down inside his vehicle, a car plowed into the rear passenger side of the police cruiser, and propelled the ofﬁcer forward into the steering wheel and dashboard of the vehicle. He suffered a concussion and soft tissue damage. The two other ofﬁcers were standing outside their vehicle and somehow managed to avoid being hit, Turley said. The injured RCMP ofﬁcer is a fouryear veteran, Turley said, and he was
taken to hospital and released, and still remains away from work. The ofﬁcers from the second RCMP cruiser chased after the suspect vehicle, which ﬂed the scene after the collision. A short time later, the officers pulled over the suspect’s vehicle, driven by a 28-year-old man from Vancouver who was arrested for impaired driving. “In speaking with the injured ofﬁcer I was told that if the car came along a bit earlier, the ofﬁcer would have been run over,” said Turley. “The ofﬁcer had his emergency lights activated and it was a clear night so there should be no reason to not see the patrol car.” The collision was also witnessed by others, who remained at the scene to talk to investigators.
Richmond RCMP photo A police car was hit by an alleged drunk driver at Westminster Highway and No. 5 Road on Aug. 4.
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Grow-ops contain electrical hazards From Page 1 “The changes made to houses and other buildings to supply power to marihuana growing operations require special training, certification and inspection to ensure proper function and safety. However, in the pursuit of high profits, growers are more concerned with avoiding detection than preventing electrical hazards,” said the report. Such electrical hazards are even found in legal grow-ops. On Nov. 17, 2011, the city’s inspection team probed an owner-occupied Richmond house with a daily electricity use of 120 kilowatt hours. In previous years, the house just used one-quarter that amount. Inspectors found 72 marijuana plants growing in a garage. But this operation was legal, as the homeowner had a medical marijuana grow-op licence. Yet inspectors noted the grow-op was designed without an electrical permit or inspection. The homeowner was handed a seven-day order for a certified electrician to go over all the connections.
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Woman saved after trying to jump from hotel window Ontario woman was leaning out third-floor window by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter A woman was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and
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City has asked owner to clean up dumpy property by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter The owner of a property at 4280 Westminster Hwy. has been asked to clean up his act, otherwise the city will do it for him, and hand him the bill. Area resident Beryl Woollard contacted The Richmond Review to complain about the vacant corner propertyâ€”at the intersection with Gibbons Driveâ€”which is overgrown with weeds and tall grass, having deteriorated into a neighbourhood eyesore since the house on the property was torn down many years ago. City of Richmond spokesperson Ted Townsend said late Tuesday afternoon that the city received a complaint late last month, and has requested the owner to take action. â€œ...Under the Community Charter, we do have to give the owners a reasonable period of time to address the issue themselves before the city can take any direction action at the ownerâ€™s expense,â€? Townsend said in an e-mail.
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EDITORIAL: We reap what we sow
hile we’re unlikely to see an end to the debate about climate change anytime soon, this week we saw firsthand how the human race is impacting Mother Nature. The Japanese research vessel Kaisei is in Richmond this week for the Maritime Festival in Steveston, and researchers onboard that vessel brought samples of the thousands of tonnes of plastic that is polluting the Paciﬁc Ocean. Comprising plastic drink cups and laundry detergent containers to chunks of foam, plastic grocery bags and other man-made products, the Great Paciﬁc Garbage Patch stretches the size of the state of Texas, perhaps even twice as large. Some of the plastic remains recognizable, but others have been smashed to smithereens, turning into a ﬂoating toxic cloud of small particles that ocean life appears to be feeding upon. And that means it could be winding up in the food chain, and end up in a different form on your dining table. We are a consumer-based society, and there’s no changing that, but people need to become more responsible in how they dispense their waste. Much of the hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastics produced annually is somehow winding up in the ocean. And that mess desperately needs cleaning up. What’s more, the dangerous chemicals that make up these plastics are leaching into the waters, a further invisible hazard. Also on the environmental front, Bing Thom Architects recently released a study about the impact rising sea levels will have on Vancouver. Should the seas rise ﬁve metres or more, more than $25 billion worth of Vancouver real estate could be impacted, in addition to the impact on roads, sewers and electrical facilities. City of Richmond staff are currently looking at the city’s own system of dike protection, with the cost of upgraded dikes in the city expected to reach $200 million or more, a cost to be borne over the next quarter century. In a nutshell, we reap what we sow. Think about the Great Paciﬁc Garbage Patch the next time you fail to recycle anything plastic. You probably won’t pay the price, but your children and grandchildren surely will.
The Kaisei brought samples of the thousands of tonnes of plastic that is polluting the Paciﬁc Ocean.
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t feels good to be back; to smell the ocean, to be surrounded by greenery, to see herons and eagles, to visit my favourite Shanghai restaurants. I’m home and starting another journey. I’ve recently returned from working abroad and
have been hired on with the Richmond Food Security Society taking over from the amazing Arzeena Hamir. As many people know, Arzeena wrote a weekly column for The Richmond Review which I feel honoured to be able to continue. I wanted to start this column by introducing myself and describe the importance of food security. Our family has been in Richmond for more than 20 years. We lived on Francis near No. 2 Road, where as kids, my brother and I would play in our yard. Some of my earliest memories are of climbing our cherry trees and eating fresh fruit! We were athletic kids, being a part of the Richmond Kigoos swim and waterpolo clubs and the Steveston Judo club. I attended Tomekichi
Homma Elementary and then moved on to Hugh McRoberts Secondary where I was in the French Immersion program. Later I would move out of Richmond to pursue a degree in agroecology and soil science at UBC. This is where I gained a passion for food and became aware of the issues with our food system. I wanted to ﬁnd workable solutions to these issues that could work for people so I went to Guelph for a Master’s degree in Planning where I focused on agriculture, environment and governance. Often, people will ask me what it is that I do, to which, I reply that I work in food security. The response received has been mixed. The strangest interpretation, so far, is that food security is locking away food and protecting
it with guards, dogs and surveillance equipment! Imagine my surprise! Broadly speaking, food security means access to food for all. Its roots come from social justice work in helping to get healthy and nutritious foods to vulnerable populations (e.g. youth, seniors, immigrants, low income, and people with disabilities). Today, the deﬁnition has broadened to include safety, sustainability (the way food is grown), affordability (how much it costs), appropriateness (cultural food products), availability (abundance of food), as well as accessibility (proximity of food). When one thinks of food security in those terms, it is easy to see that many of us experience food insecurity in some way, whether the price of nutritious food is too high or that we don’t
have access to locally available items (e.g. rice). The 2011 Cost of Eating in BC report shows that families on income assistance spend 33-49% of their income on food, compared to those of median income at 15%. Addressing this insecurity requires us to get reacquainted to our food and to redeﬁne our relationship with what we consume. This can come about by purchasing local foods, learning to grow your own vegetables, donating to local food banks and community meals, or simply eating leftovers. The more connected we are to our food the more able we are to connect to one another and to build stronger, vibrant communities. Colin Dring is executive director at Richmond Food Security Society.
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letters laneway/roadway (it is nameless) which runs from Dave’s Fish and Chips on Moncton to Bayview. When I arrived, there were six cars parked on the side of this nameless piece of asphalt facing Bayview with room for one more car at the front of the line which I took. Before leaving my car, I checked for signs which might indicate that parking was not allowed, ﬁre lane, towaway zone etc. Not one sign is in evidence on the entire lane from Dave’s to Bayview. After seeing the ticket on my
windshield, I walked the entire lane and there were no signs of any sort to indicate that parking was not allowed on this roadway. But I was not the only one ticketed in that line of cars. The other six cars parked were ticketed at $70 each. The ticket states that it’s a “NO STOPPING ZONE.” If there were signs in place, do you think all six cars would have parked there? I don’t think so. To the City of Richmond, I will see you in court. Gary M. Assaly Richmond
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Ref not to blame in Canada’s soccer loss Editor: A tough loss in the Olympics for the Canadian women’s soccer team in the semiﬁnals. Yet they brought it upon themselves. I reviewed the second half of the previous game against the Great Britain team and the Canadian goalie broke the Six Seconds Rule at least six times when she held on to the ball for 17, 18, 10, 16, 14 and 19 seconds. She was warned by the assistant referee and the Great Britain players complained also. No doubt her prior actions were in the mind of the referee in the game against the United States and when her continued time-wasting was brought up by the U.S. team it was only a matter of time until the referee stepped in and penalized our goalie. Clearly the Canadian coach should have noted this lack of discipline and prepared Erin Macleod better for the match against the United Sates. So please do not blame the referee on this one— she was doing her job. What a shame that this time-wasting had such severe consequences and took away from one of the great Canadian team performances in recent years. The six-second rule, along with the no-passback rule, are important rules that contribute greatly to making a soccer game an exciting spectator event and both rules have played their part in the global soccer explosion of the past 15 years. Before these rules were implemented, we often had to suffer through gross time-wasting tactics among defenders and goalie. Now that penalty award—that's another story entirely! John McCrossan Richmond
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BCGEU raise offer withdrawn
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Falcon said the wage offer could be withdrawn if strikes continued. “We hope we don’t have to repeat job action going forward,” BCGEU president Darryl Walker wrote on his blog Wednesday. “But that’s the likelihood if the government doesn’t make us a fair and reasonable offer soon. We
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fitness Harold Morioka at 69 – a sprinting legend on the comeback trail
Harold Morioka always had a passion for running but only at 29 did he decide to race the 100 metres at a 1972 Simon Fraser University track meet. No big deal, you say? Well, he went on to ﬁnish second in 11.0 at the Burnaby Mountain campus, despite no formal training of any kind. Then he decided to train and by age 30 became B.C. champion in both the 100m and 200m. Along the way, he achieved degrees in education and kinesiology, and would teach high school and coach track for many years at Coquitlam’s Centennial Secondary School. That’s where it began for a man that would overcome adversity of all kinds and beat the odds to set multiple world records to go with at least 100 Canadian age group sprint records. Morioka is the only athlete to break world records for all distances from 60m to 800m. Deciding at age 50 to focus primarily on the 400m, he still holds the masters 45 world record of 50.60 seconds and in fact, holds every Canadian age group record at 400m from 45 to 60. Still, one of his most impressive achievements was setting a world 45-49 record in the 100m at the Canadian Masters Championships in Toronto, his time of 11.11 representing, “I think the best race I’ve ever done,” Morioka said from the Richmond ofﬁces of his sponsor, Organika Health Inc. Resplendent in his athletic gear, he was ﬁt, unassuming and friendly, looking much younger than his years. Born February 2, 1943 at a Japanese internment camp in the B.C. Interior, Morioka lived there until age six when he moved, along with his parents, an older brother and two sisters, to a farm in Surrey. “I got my name from the
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Ragtime blues and gospel is fun From Page 16 The Richmond Review caught up with Ballantyne on Wednesday— practice day. How is this music different from what you performed earlier in your music career? “My ﬁrst recording was made with the Tarriers RN, a folk group I was with on board ship, in the Royal Navy. Our ship was based in Singapore and we made an EP for Phillips Records. Two of the four songs on the EP were blues and I sang the lead with the group, so the blues has been with me for quite a while. “About the same time, or a little bit later, Rick was playing with a jug band in California and their repertoire included much of the
same sort of material that we now play.” What attracts you to music of the ’20s and ’30s? “We have both diversiﬁed during our musical careers but ragtime blues and gospel is fun for us and for the audiences and we enjoy playing together. We make a point of keeping to the 1920s and 1930s because they were the seminal decades in the genre— both for blues and for gospel. “The gospel is included because it is eminently singable and is generally familiar to the audience. An entertainer, as opposed to a singer-songwriter promoting his or her own material, doesn’t want to present totally alien material to his or her
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Second just reward for Chuckers Richmond survives 11-inning marathon to reach B.C. Midget AAA baseball championship final by Don Fennell Sports Editor With the mercury rising to a searing 34.5 degrees last Sunday in Chilliwack, it was the kind of sultry summer day best enjoyed on a pool deck or nearby Cultus Lake.
But there was no such relief at the Fairfield Island diamonds, where the best Midget AAA baseball teams in B.C., including the Richmond City Chuckers, gathered for the annual provincial championship. And where, ironically, the Chuckers engaged in a
four-hour marathon a mere 60 minutes before the ﬁrst pitch was scheduled to be thrown in the 2 p.m. ﬁnal. Richmond entered the provincials conﬁdently on Thursday, facing a Cloverdale Spurs’ team they had taken four of ﬁve games from during the regular
season. But an inability to produce any offence spoiled a solid pitching performance by Brandon Kirk and the Spurs surprised the Chuckers 3-0. That forced the Chuckers into a must-win scenario Friday against the host Chilliwack Cougars.
Even with their ace thrower Nawid Niyaz on the hill, Richmond still had trouble scoring until ﬁnally breaking free of the cobwebs in the top of the ﬁfth inning when Jonah Rose got things going with a triple. That set the stage for ﬁve runs with Tyler Milford, Blake Hogg,
Spencer Wiersma and Michael Yamaguchi (2) earning RBIs. Niyaz didn’t allow an earned run and gave up only a single hit in six-andhalf innings in a 5-0 win. “Chilliwack was right with us during the season and I think we split our games (22) against each other, but I was conﬁdent we were going to get a win,” Richmond manager Raul Verde Rios said. “It’s the way it was through the whole season. When we needed to win we usually came up with one. And when you have one of the best on the mound you gain some conﬁdence there that you’re going to take it no matter what.” At 1-1, Richmond faced another major challenge Saturday taking on the vaunted Victoria Selects in another must-win game.
But again the Chuckers rose to the occasion, surging ahead in the top of the ﬁfth inning on a three-run single by Brendan Mullin and then extending their lead in the sixth when Kirk doubled to set Milford up for the eventual gamewinning run. Predictably, Victoria, the top seed, battled back with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning but relief pitcher Wiersma was able to close out the win with Selects on second and third base. At that point, Verde Rios said he considered the game against Victoria to be the best in the tournament. Then came Sunday’s 11-inning, nail-biting marathon with No. 3 seed Tri-City Indians. See Page 19
Don Fennell photo Brandon Kirk and teammate Nawid Niyaz will play for Team BC at the national championship.
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Pair to play for Team BC at nationals From Page 18 Tri-City had won all three of its preliminary games, but it was the Chuckers—clearly sporting renewed energy and conﬁdence—that jumped out to an early lead with Matt Cameron staking them to a 1-0 lead by cashing in on a sacriﬁce bunt by Wesley Parrill. Richmond made it 2-0 in the fourth when Kirk scored on a Wiersma single, but Tri-City tied it up with two runs of their own in the top of the ﬁfth. The see-saw continued in the sixth and seventh innings, with Richmond taking leads of 4-2 and 5-2 but Tri-City again tying the score with three runs in the bottom of the seventh. Things got even more tense for the Chuckers and their fans when Tri-City loaded the bases, but pitcher Niyaz was able to work his way out of the inning. Kirk, who began warming up during the last couple of innings of regulation play, came on in the eighth to throw three solid innings in relief. He didn’t allow a hit let alone a run. But in the 10th, after coming up with 10 runs, manager Verde Rios called on Spencer McHattie to close the deal and Richmond was off to the ﬁnal following a 15-5 victory. “I thought the Victoria game was one of the most exciting games I’ve ever coached, but this one I think beats them all,” said Verde Rios, whose team, despite being exhausted, was still able to come up with one more gutsy effort in a 4-3 ﬁnal-game loss to the Vancouver Mounties. Michael Kinanch hit an inside-thepark homer with two on base in the
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second inning that gave the Chuckers a 3-1 lead. Niko Hill threw three shutout innings before being replaced, after which Vancouver rallied with three runs in the ﬁfth inning for the win. Verde Rios attributed the success of the Chuckers to player commitment. “It was up to us as coaches to prepare them physically and mentally and they came through,” he said. “As we got closer to the provincials I tried to put them through a lot of ﬁtness drills and practicing plays, and met with each of them individually to
help them prepare mentally, talking to them about their goals and roles for us to be successful. They all did that with 110 per cent effort. At this point it’s not about winning as much as it is about the memories. It was a good journey.” For two of the Chuckers, however, the 2012 season isn’t over quite yet. Both Kirk and Niyaz have been selected to Team B.C. which will play at the national championship Aug. 16 to 20 in Quebec City. The team is being managed by Richmond’s Serj Sangara.
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With the support of the city, Lamond is hoping the local minor sports organizations will join forces on Sunday, Aug. 26, allowing kids a chance to try out the various sports offered in the community.
“Just as children need to be taught to read and write, they also need to be taught how to run, jump and throw,” Lamond said. “And kids who have fun being active are more likely to stay active for life.”
Local pitcher prominent at junior fastpitch championship by Don Fennell Sports Editor With Richmond’s Jamie Randall standing particularly tall, Team BC scooped up the Canadian under-21 women’s fastpitch championship Friday night in Truro,
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L A NDMA RK LIVING IN EVERY SENSE When architecture is expressed as an art form and is combined with revolutionary interior design, the result can only be described as a landmark. Wave in Central Surrey is that landmark. By incorporating expansive wrap-around outdoor spaces, incredibly efficient floorplans and moveable interior walls that adapt to how you want to live, Wave redefines contemporary urban living.
Making his second appearance at the Canadian summer nationals, Richmond’s Nicolaas Dekker set a Richmond Rapids Swim Club record in the 50-metre butterﬂy of 27.05 seconds.
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Dekker, de Costa shine in national pool Excluding the Olympic team, the recent Canadian summer nationals featured the best in Canadian swimming. And a pair of Richmond Rapids stood out. Nicolaas Dekker and Brandon de Costa both set club records at the meet, with Dekker (in his second appearance at nationals) completing the 50-metre butterfly in 27.05 seconds and de Costa (making his national debut) the 100-metre backstroke in one minute, .98 seconds. “This was a great experience for these boys,” said Rapids’ head coach Robert Pettifer. “Swimming at this level is completely different from provincials meets and I expect this experience will be crucial to their development as national level athletes.” Two days after the meet, Dekker and de Costa joined 12 other Rapids (Kyle Bower, Paula Gosse, Michael JakacSinclair, Liam Kell, Patrick Kell, Jerry Liu, Morgan Mark, Nathan Muszynski, Serena Xue, Cathy Ye, Kevin Ye, and Tony Zeng) for the age-group nationals in Calgary. Over
Rapids at summer, age group national championships •FINALISTS Cathy Ye-100 butterﬂy Nicolaas Dekker—100 butterﬂy Brandon de Costa—50 backstroke Liam Kell—100 breaststroke Morgan Mark—50 freestyle, 50 butterﬂy •CLUB RECORDS Morgan Mark—50 and 100 freestyle, 50 and 100 butterﬂy Kevin Ye—50 and 100 breaststroke the five-day meet, which wrapped up last weekend, Rapids made the finals (top eight swimmers) five times and set eight individual team and three relay records including a 12-year-old record that had been held by Richmond’s own Olympian Brian Johns. They also earned several spots on the podium. Kevin Ye won double medals in the breaststroke—sil-
Liam Kell—50 and 100 breaststroke Female 15-and-over 200 Medley Relay—Paula Gosse, Serena Xue, Cathy Ye and Morgan Mark Male 15-and-over 200 Free Relay—Michael Jakac-Sinclair, Brandon de Costa, Nicolaas Dekker and Nathan Muszynski Male 15-and-over 200 Medley—de Costa, Liam Kell, Dekker and Michael Jakac-Sinclair ver in the men’s 50-metres and gold in the 100-metres— both in club-record time, while Liu won a silver in the men’s 100-metre backstroke. Dekker continued his medal haul by netting a silver in the men’s 200-metre butterfly. After a brief break, the Rapids resume training in early September. New members are welcome. For details visit richmondrapids.com.
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Vancouver works with developers to create Downtown South
Revitalizing the Granville Loops The City of Vancouver has been working with developers such as Cressey Development to re-imagine the area around the Granville Street onramps into a thriving neighbourhood they call Downtown South. With plans for new roadways, biking and walking access to the Stanley Park SeaWall and False Creek waterfront and plenty of commercial space, the community will be the perfect place to purchase a home. “It’s all that Downtown South has to offer,” says Cressey Development Manager David Evans. “There’s entertainment, shopping, the beach, the Seawall ... It provides access to all the amenities.”
Cressey is proud to be a part of the area with Maddox, a 32-storey condominium tower located on Howe and Drake streets. The pedestrian-friendly aspect of the community is particularly important, Evans says. “One of its biggest strengths is access,” he says. With Granville Island, Yaletown and Robson Street within easy reach, buyers who purchase in the area will find everything they could possibly imagine close by. Future projects include a grocery store, the opportunity for vendors such as food carts and sidewalk extensions for outdoor cafes and restaurant patios.
evening at home, no matter what the weather is doing outside. The 10-foot ceilings in some homes add to the considerable sense of space that is inherent in the living areas, which offer plenty of room for entertaining. Lakewood prides itself on quality workmanship and attention to detail, and this is certainly apparent at One92.
There will be 69 homes in the project, ranging from 474 to 1,283 square feet. “There’s something for everybody,” says sales manager Rob Carlsen. “The response has been fantastic.” With features like nine or 10-foot ceilings (depending on where in the building your home is), a spacious walk-in shower in the ensuite and lush landscaping outside, Salix is a truly beautiful development. Many of the homes have views of Mount Baker or the surrounding Clayton Heights area. Building on the popularity of Woodbridge’s Willow Grand development, “we were able to listen to purchasers’ needs and wants,” says Carlsen. “It genuinely makes me excited that we covered a lot of the bases that purchasers were looking for.”
‘Something for everybody’
No trouble ﬁnding a home in Clayton Heights by Kerry Vital
Clayton Heights is a rapidly growing community on the border of Surrey and Langley. Due to its proximity to both cities as well as Cloverdale, it is perfectly situated to take advantage of every amenity that the Lower Mainland has to offer. Less than an hour from the Vancouver International Airport and less than half an hour from the U.S. border, Clayton Heights offers education, recreation, shopping and dining all within a few minutes. Woodbridge Homes’ La Rue La Rue is an intimate community of 49 two- to four-bedroom townhomes. With beautiful details like nine-foot ceilings on the main floor and stainlesssteel appliances, there is much to love at La Rue. With its tagline of “the street you want to live on”, La Rue is proving very popular with people of all demographics. “La Rue offers so many things,” says sales manager Andrea Castro. “I love this product.” The kitchens are particularly beautiful, with ceramic tile backsplashes and stone countertops that are perfectly complemented by the chic wood laminate flooring throughout the main living areas and entrances. Conveniently located close to several
schools, parks and recreation, Castro says that La Rue is great for young families. “Clayton offers so many things for families,” she says, adding “these are a different style of home. You’re close to everything, but you’re also quiet and away from all the busy-ness.” Lakewood’s One92 Lakewood has brought a collection of carriage homes, condominiums and townhomes to Clayton Heights, in a variety of floorplans. With 72 homes in the project, oversized windows, sleek laminate flooring and amazing open-plan kitchens are just some of the amazing features. A designer tile backsplash is complemented by the under-cabinet lighting and contemporary shaker-style cabinetry and gorgeous quartz countertops. A special feature of the homes is the electric fireplace with mood-adjustable accent lighting. It is perfect for curling up with a book or enjoying a romantic
Woodbridge Homes’ Salix Woodbridge continues with its mastery of the Clayton Heights area with Salix, a collection of one-, twoand three-bedroom condominiums. The open-plan layouts and three interior schemes (Craftsman Traditional, Casual Contemporary and Modern Chic) available at Salix make for a truly stunning mix of residences.
Clayton offers so many things for families,” says La Rue sales manager Andrea Castro.
Submitted photos above and top, Lisa Farquharson photo left
The homes at Woodbridge Homes’ La Rue, above, and Salix, top, are full of beautiful features like tile backsplashes and wood laminate ﬂooring. The Clayton Heights neighbourhood, left, is a rapidly growing community perfect for families of all ages.
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With a world of shopping, dining and recreation surrounding you at every turn, at Abbey Road you’ll never have to venture far from home. Set amongst large mature trees and extensive landscaping, open green spaces, private yards and muse entranceways, Abbey Road gives ϐ Ǥϐ ǯ togethers with friends and family, as well as a traditional English garden with secure play area for little ones, and Abbey Road is more than a place to call home, it is a community within a community that brings every convenience and amenity right to your door step.
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Erling & Bonnie Olsen CONGRATULATIONS on your Golden Anniversary August 10, 1962 - 2012
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SCHMELCHER, Herbert Miroslaw (Bert) Bert passed away on August 5th, 2012. He was 82 years old.
Remembering you is easy. I do it everyday. It’s the heartache of losing you, That never goes away. I thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new, I thought about you yesterday, And the day before that too Your memory is my keepsake With which I will never part. God has you in His keeping, I have you in my heart. My heart still aches in sadness And secret tears will flow What it meant to lose you No one will ever know!
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Sadly missed by your ever loving wife Maddy and family. We love you, Dad. Service will be held at Star of the Sea Parish 1153 Fir Street, White Rock on Tuesday, August 14th 9:00 am, Reception to follow.
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With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Doug Lewis. Doug returned to the creator suddenly but quietly due to heart failure. Doug was born in Vancouver but raised in Cora Brown on Sea Island. As a young man he began to travel and these adventures spanned a good part of his adult life, travelling the world, playing tennis and modeling along the way. He was planning his next adventure at the time of his passing. He is now on the ultimate journey. He is survived by his son Riley, mother Joyce, sister Patricia (Dennis), brother Mike (Elizabeth), nieces Chelsea and Montana, nephews Dion and Kodi. Predeceased by his father, Robert Douglas Lewis.
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Marie Agatha Henriette Traynor (nee HinchcliffeLancaster), born 2 December 1920, passed away peacefully 6 August 2012, at the age of 92. She is predeceased by children R. Vincent Lilley, Cheryl Lee Paterson and granddaughter Courtney Paterson. Marie is survived by sister Perdita Mathieson (Eddie), children Deirdre Small (Harold), Robert (Leanne), James and many grandchildren. She lived a long and fulﬁlling life with her family and the pets she so loved - many dogs and birds among the favorites over the years. She loved her home and had a special eye for her antique collections. Whether halloween or a private party, Marie never lacked ideas or the creativity for that special costume that was always a smashing hit. Her generosity with family and friends was unsurpassed and she always had something to give. A celebration of her life for family and friends will take place at 2:00 pm, Friday, 17 August, 2012, at the Richmond Funeral Home. A special thank you goes out to the caregivers at the Minoru Residence. In lieu of ﬂowers, a donation may be made in Marie's name to the BC SPCA.
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2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $8700/firm. 604-538-9257.
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2001 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 175K fully loaded Great cond. Asking $5570. Daniel 778-574-5081
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RONALDO PAINTING (Since 1981) Fully insured, WCB, Licensed 778-881-6478
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851 65 Shelby Cobra candy apple red, 400hp 331 5spd leather & hardwood int, show winner $60k O.B.O. 775-558-3342. 2000 BENTLY ARNAGE RED LABEL - loaded, leather, navigation, 6.75 Rolls Royce motor, SUPER HOT RIDE. $39,995 (604)328-1883
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2008 FORD 350, diesel. Black. $27,000. Call 604-589-6032 or 604807-6022
15ft long trailer w/2 axles 1 w/elec brakes made from 4â€™â€™ chanel iron 2 spare tires $500 obo 604-817-2534
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Visit our website to check out and register for hundreds of parks, recreation and cultural programs.
Julia Olsen photos East Richmond Community Association is hosting Summer Fun Nights, a fournight event series that continues Aug. 14 and 21 at King George Park. There’s plenty of activities for children (left) and entertainment, including Eli Williams, aka Elvis, who wooed the crowd on July 31.
Kudos is a weekly feature showcasing announcements, achievements and good deeds happening around town. E-mail submissions to news@richmond review.com
Ofra Sixto, an early childhood educator, recently made a big move from having child care in her home to having it in school. Coun. Bill McNulty attended an open house for the facility at Richmond Jewish Day School on July 29. Amanda Oye phot Ken Kasick and Michael Jarman visited Volunteer Richmond’s fourth annual Summer Wellness, Health and More event, which took place last week at West Richmond Community Centre. The event is aimed to help seniors ﬁnd the resources they need to live well.
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