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Sinclair’s star shines even brighter
with their American nemesis, Sinclair and the Canadian women still found it within themselves to come up with a late goal to beat By the time she returned home on France 1-0 for the bronze. Monday she was the face of all of Ontario’s Rosie MacLennan Canada’s Olympians. won Canada’s only gold on the In the past, Sinclair has lifted trampoline, which ordinarily many a club to lofty heights, starting might have made her Canada’s with the Burnaby flag bearer at the Girls Soccer Club. closing ceremonies. Her play spearheaded But Sinclair is no a provincial high ordinary player, and school title for for her to lead her Burnaby South squad to a bronze email@example.com secondary. She led medal in a sport Canada to the final of dominated by the the world under-19 championship U.S.A., and world champion Japan, in 2002, and then later that year the who played each other in the final, University of Portland Pilots to its was extraordinary. first NCAA title. Those who knew Sinclair growing But at the 2012 Summer up in Burnaby say she was a shy kid. Olympic Games, Sinclair, wearing But she was also loyal. her trademark No. 12—which, She was loyal to her school considering the year was quite in taking the time to play for its appropriate—gripped the nation soccer team despite so many other with an exhilarating exhibition commitments. She’s been loyal of skill, grit and leadership. The to her remarkable family, a clan signature game of her career just that has soccer deep in its DNA may have been the 4-3 overtime including mother, father, aunts, loss to the United States in the uncles, cousins and grandparents. semifinals. And she’s been loyal to her Her compelling play in that game country. in which she gave Canada the lead That loyalty and commitment three times over the highly favoured have helped bring about a Americans took her to an exalted metamorphosis in not only Sinclair status in this country. becoming one of the world’s best By saying her team got robbed, players, but in also bringing her out her emotional attack on the of her shell to be a leader. officiating was as incisive a thrust as It was so thrilling to see her flash the ones she delivered with her right a megawatt smile after winning the foot and head past United States’ bronze medal. It got even bigger renowned goalkeeper, and dancer, on Sunday during the closing Hope Solo. ceremonies. You could see the pride It was an opinion and attitude she had bursting out of the seams of that galvanized a country. her Canadian denim jacket designed Then, despite being exhausted for the team just for that party. from the toll taken by the intensely Please see SinclAir, A8 physical and emotional encounter
hen Christine Sinclair left for London a few weeks ago she was the face of women’s soccer in Canada.
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The music at Saturday’s 13th annual Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival at Deer Lake Park was almost as hot as the weather. Clockwise from top left: The crowd on the festival lawn is reflected in the glasses of vocalist Miriam Doumbia, half of the Malinese duet Amadou and Miriam, as they perform on the main stage; Josh Smith works on his hackey-sack technique between shows; Hats, umbrellas and beach chairs are the order of the day; Colleen Rennison, lead singer of Vancouver blues band No Sinner, kicks off the concert lineup; Shari Hoyt and her nephew, Cole Heaton, 8, play cards to pass the time between acts on the main stage; A water station provides cool relief.
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Steve Mara is an exorcist. But he doesn’t use prayers and a cross. His weapon is a utility knife and the demons he exorcises are asbestos fibres. Mara is a technician with Rescue Restoration, a Burnaby company that specializes in cleaning up asbestos from industrial, commercial and residential properties across British Columbia. It’s hot, dirty, MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER dangerous work that is Steve Mara, a technician with Rescue Restoration in Burnaby, must wear special increasingly bringing sealed protective equipment when dealing with asbestos hazards in commercial, him into homes and industrial and residential buildings. When he’s called to a site, he’ll often start by cutting a triangular piece out of a wall that is then sent for testing of asbestos fibres. apartments. “Asbestos is the devil,” tearing apart walls, ripping up stay clean-shaven so there won’t says Mara. floors, pulling down ceilings, the be even the tiniest gap in the That’s because when asbestos tiny fibres can be released into seal around his mask. fibres become airborne they the air becoming time bombs in “I try to pretend it’s not can lodge in the lungs, causing the lungs of those who breathe there,” says Mara of the health scarring that may eventually them in that may not detonate risk. “You’ve got to have faith lead to asbestosis or lung for 20 or more years. in your equipment.” cancer. Increased awareness of The rooms in which he has Asbestos is a natural mineral asbestos’ ubiquity and the to work are sealed off and large that is a poor conductor of heat hazard it presents has created vacuums installed to create and electricity and so versatile an opportunity for companies negative pressure, sucking that it can be spun into yarn, like Rescue Restoration, a the contaminated air through woven into cloth and added to division of Milani Plumbing charcoal filters that trap the other materials like cotton and and Heating. If a building asbestos fibres. Sometimes cement. Those qualities made is suspected of containing whole buildings have to be it perfect for insulating walls, materials that incorporate sealed, and work areas sprayed boilers, and pipes in factories, asbestos, or if a sample piece of constantly with water to knock offices, public buildings a wall tests positive for asbestos, down any airborne fibres. Jobs and even schools as well as technicians like Mara are called like that can take up to two appliances and engines. But in to safely decontaminate the weeks, with Mara and his crew it’s also been incorporated into property. working one-hour stints before household products like caulk, “We have to get the devil out,” they have to take a break out of roofing shingles, drywall mud, says Mara, who underwent 10 the hot, air-tight suits. vinyl floor and acoustical ceiling days of specialized training “It’s very uncomfortable,” tiles, even latex paint, especially in hazardous material says Mara. in houses and apartments built management at PHH Arc But, he says, at least it’s not before the 1990s. Environmental in Richmond. as bad as his previous line of “It’s very common,” says Before he even enters a work, cleaning up the scenes Mara. “You’re living with it in building or room suspected of crimes like murders and your house and you probably of asbestos contamination, he stabbings. don’t even know it.” spends 15 minutes methodically Left undisturbed, Health pulling on a protective suit, •Asbestos has been banned Canada says asbestos is booties and gloves and an airin new construction projects in perfectly safe. supplied full face mask so his many countries like Australia, But as demolition crews or entire body is sealed from the Japan, New Zealand and the renovation contractors start outside environment. He has to European Union.
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Seven dinosaurs speak on reading The retired primary teachers of B.C. represent a great pool of experience and common sense. They have taught through the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, and so on up to today. They have had ”a new focus on reading” (George Abbott, Minister of Education) four or five times in their careers. They took a lot of flak for being dinosaurs when IRA (the Independent Reading Alphabet) became popular in the ’60s, when Individualized Reading was the buzzword of the ’70s, when Whole Reading had its heyday, and when Guided Reading came into fashion. Dinosaurs took the best bits of those trends and incorporated them into practice in their classrooms. Dinosaurs say the early primary curriculum is too broad. The school day is still five hours long, the school year is still 190 days long, but the curriculum has tripled. I had four curriculum guides in 1971 when I started teaching: language arts, math, PE/fine arts, and themes (which meant social studies/ science). They were thin books. When I retired in 2009 I had 14
Anne Hopkinson guides, six binders of learning outcomes, and a filing cabinet of performance standards. One school year, one group of six year olds, and too much curriculum = mission impossible. Grade 1s need to learn to read. They could learn global and cultural understanding and environmental stewardship, but they don’t need to. They don’t need information and communications technology or applied skills yet, and they don’t need 42 learning outcomes on fine arts. Dinosaurs remember when the school morning had few interruptions except fire drills. Reading instruction needs a dedicated block of time—at least 90 minutes, every day. There can be no interruptions for assemblies, visiting performances, fundraising projects, neighbourhood clean-ups, or PE
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during this block of time. Dinosaurs don’t do free play, not for Grade 1. Many first-year classrooms have up to 45 minutes of free play—often it’s boys with cars and blocks, girls with dress-up clothes and felt pens. I know, I know, play is learning too. But dinosaurs want the play directly related to curriculum. They value learning activities that expand and practise what was taught in the morning, rather than the toys already encountered in daycare, pre-school, and kindergarten. Out of the mouths of dinosaurs, “I wish we had readers again.” Readers (the books) have accumulated vocabulary whereas anthologies and trade books do not. Readers build on the vocabulary of previous stories while anthologies have new vocabulary in each story, causing many students to struggle and fall behind. Success is the most important factor in teaching reading. Children must see their own progress, and teachers must show it to them by their choice of resources and strategies. The old readers, Dick and Jane, Janet
and John, were nonsensical and often ridiculed, but they were fine with six year olds! Children love nonsense, and the joy of their success was motivating. Retired primary teachers want to restore librarians and resource teachers to pre-Christy (2001) levels. I don’t believe it will happen; the government has other fiscal priorities. Too bad: reading won’t improve much without them. Ambitious educators go for the latest popular trend. Phonics, spelling, and printing are necessary, but not sparkly. Sight words (learned by rote, not phonetic) are not flashy either, but you can’t read without them, “said, many, come.” Dinosaurs care more about student progress than their own career track. They hope the new focus on reading won’t impose methods and scheduling on teachers already teaching reading well. Anne Hopkinson is a Burnaby resident still working on the three Rs: reading, writing, and rambling.
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We must ensure racists don’t feel at home I am deeply saddened by the brutal loss of life and injury of members of the Sikh community in Wisconsin. I feel this senseless and racist attack at a place of worship is not the act of a madman nor is it a random act of violence—this attack was a well organized and targeted attack by a racist group who sought to target and attack the Sikh community in Wisconsin. Many people blame slack gun control laws but it is my belief that by controlling gun violence we will not be able to stop extreme racist groups from committing attacks against minority groups. I have lived too long, have seen similar attacks here in B.C. and have heard of other senseless acts of violence motivated by racism across the world. The seeds of ignorance are fertilized by hate and racism, these same seeds burn mosques, synagogues and temples, create gunmen to murder innocent kids in Norway, and now open fire on innocent worshippers in a gurdwara. The fruits of these seeds of ignorance are bitter, poisonous and deadly. Ignorant racists do not care about the differences in faith and practices or whether the victims of their crimes are women or children but rather actively seek vulnerable targets,
like Nirmal Singh Gill who was the victim of an act of racism in Surrey. Racists and white supremacists cause fear in the wider community to demonstrate their force and power. It would be naïve to think that groups like these do not congregate and meet in secret even locally. They wait in hiding and seek any opportunity to create hatred among people of all colours, religion, and ethnicity. Our communities should not live in fear but must unite to show racists that our communities are happy to live in harmony and have an intercultural understanding of one another. Education will not help racist groups—the only language they understand is strict law enforcement and appropriate consequences to deter them from criminal and racist acts. I would like to extend my sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of this tragic incident. I strongly denounce this racist act of violence and am determined to not watch our community live in fear. Rather we should unite and organize a defence through education and intercultural understanding against white supremacists to ensure no minority group will suffer from
racist and senseless violence again. Charan Gill Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Surrey
A question of representAtion Re: Richard Lee to seek fourth term in Burnaby North Burnaby North MLA Richard Lee states that he is “focused on representing my constituents here in Burnaby North.” It would be nice if he actually started to represent his constituents, but I’m not going to hold my breath. Just look at his Twitter page and you’ll see just where his focus is. Over the past decade, Richard Lee has done anything but represent his constituents. Where has Richard Lee been when it comes to the proposed Kinder Morgan Canada pipeline twinning that Burnaby North residents are concerned about? He hasn’t mentioned one word. This is just one issue. Richard Lee and his BC Liberal government have increased our debt from $30 billion to more than $60 billion during the good economic times that the Liberals have had the fortune to be in power. And all the while they
have blamed and continue to blame the NDP for the tough times B.C. faced during the ’90s that were actually due to external economic factors in Asia and elsewhere. I would hate to see what the Liberals would do during times of economic uncertainty after they’ve shown how to rack up the debt when times are good. Harmel Guram, Burnaby
Worth a closer look My wife presented me with a toonie that fell out of my pocket. As I held it I noticed the rough edges. My fingers are more sensitive than my eyes. So I took a magnifiying glass for a closer look (A buddy had given me the magnifying glass so we could look at maps a little more accurately but that’s another story) To my delight I found a lot of very interesting and very small details on this coin. Now with the population of Canada aging, why does the Canadian Mint feel it’s necessary to incorporate such interesting details when the youth of today wouldn’t even notice? I’m not saying to make a five dollar coin the size of a hockey puck—I’d have to wear suspenders just to hold my pants up.
Please, just put a big five in the middle. As for the toonie, have a close look at a 2012. Very interesting. Rob Arseneault, Burnaby
a Weighty argument Re: One off the top (Editorial, NewsLeader, Aug. 10) Those who oppose a law on mandatory bicycle helmets should be asked if they similarly oppose a law on driver seatbelts and helmets for construction crews and motorcyclists. More bikes does not equal more drivers watching out. Cars, trucks, and pedestrians are already numerous, yet are regularly hit by drivers. This proves that the small population of bicycles is not any reason why drivers routinely hit them. Greater numbers does not equal greater safety. Drivers hit cyclists (and pedestrians) mainly because drivers feel protected by their car’s greater weight vis-a-vis the weight of the bike, cyclist, or pedestrian. Needed is a serious, low weight limit on the auto industry so that (future) drivers are scared of being hurt and thus drive more carefully. Thang Vu Burnaby
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Burnaby boys big help in capturing Canadian crown Hastings squad visit Blue Jays before going to Little League World Series Five Burnaby boys are off to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. The Hastings Community Little League all-star team defeated Lethbridge 11-1 in Edmonton on Saturday to capture the Canadian title. Cole Dalla-Zanna of Burnaby was the winning pitcher going four innings and Steven Morretto hit a three-run homer to lead Hastings. Dalla-Zanna also led the tournament in batting average at .579, while Morretto was tops in runs driven in with 13. Hastings went through the tourney undefeated in seven games outscoring their opposition 74-2. Noah Hanson-Stafford of Burnaby had a .438 average while Carson Ho was right behind him at .429. Kolby Buljevic had a .292 average with five RBI. One of the team’s assistant coaches is Morretto’s father, Rob, who is a former B.C. Lions defensive back. After the game, the team flew to Toronto where they attended the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees game. They got to meet several Blue Jays and were also introduced to the crowd. Their first game in Williamsport will be Friday at 10 a.m. PDT when they will take on Mexico. All of their games will be
broadcast live on either TSN or TSN2. Hastings also won the Canadian title in 2009 and lost 2-1 to Mexico in extra innings in their first game at the Little League World Series. The Hastings catchment covers parts of East Vancouver and Burnaby (north of the Lougheed Highway and east of Sperling). • The previous weekend, the Burnaby Braves won the provincial mosquito AA championship by downing Oceanside from the Parksville area of Vancouver Island 13-2 in the final. Burnaby pitcher Matthias Vaid struck out five and allowed just two hits and one run in three innings to be named game MVP in the final. After catching the first three innings, catcher Nicholas Macpherson took over the mound for the final three innings. Simon Bailie had a triple and a single in driving in three runs. The Braves downed Penticton 16-8 in the semifinal with Mathew Ponis hitting a home run and driving in three runs. Burnaby began the tournament by defeating Gibsons 13-2 before moving on to beat Oceanside 16-12 and Surrey 5-1 while losing to Vernon 13-10.
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She was still beaming as she stepped off the plane in Vancouver waving a much smaller version of the flag than the one she carried so adroitly and with such joy in London the night before. At the airport she was surrounded by not only reporters, photographers and videographers, but Canadian fans, particularly little girls and boys. She more than willingly obliged, posing for pictures, especially with the young ones. “I’m hoping what our soccer team has done for soccer and women’s sports in Canada, that will be better than the medal,” she told the throng at the airport Monday. That may just be Christine Sinclair’s greatest legacy or triumph: inspiring young Canadians. And that looks just as good on her as the bronze medal.
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back in the second with four consecutive goals and went to the third period holding a 7-6 lead. In the third, Iannucci scored twice to give Langley an 11-9 lead just past the midway point and then hung on from there with Burnaby only managing to score on a Matt Quinton penalty shot with 11 seconds left. It was Quinton’s third goal of the game. Scott Jones scored twice and had two assists. Dane Stevens had a goal and three
assists while Colton Clark had four helpers for Burnaby. Single goals went to Trevor Moore, Chase Williams, Scott Tinning and Peter McFetridge. Langley will face the winner of the Coquitlam-Victoria semifinal which was tied 2-2 heading into Game 5 Tuesday. • Burnaby bench boss Bob Johnson was named WLA coach of the year, while the team was named the most sportsmanlike. No Lakers made either the first or second all-star teams.
SFU gets final NCAA approval Simon Fraser University has officially been admitted as the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). The final step in the process came Friday with the NCAA’s presidents council approving SFU. That means SFU’s varsity teams will be eligible to compete for NCAA championships, and gives the school voting privileges at future NCAA conventions.
The approval came after the NCAA passed a recommendation to allow Canadian schools in if they have been accepted as a candidate by a U.S. accrediting agency. In SFU’s case it has been accepted as a candidate by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and University and must continue through the accreditation process to remain a NCAA member. All of SFU’s sports teams will be in the midst of training camps within the next week.
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Mushtari Begum Festival: Festival founded by the Ghazal/ Tabla wizard Cassius Khan of New Westminster will present and promote Classic Indian Music and Dance. This will include traditional styles of Ghazal, Khayal, Thumri, and Haveli singing, as well as a Kathak dance performance. There will also be instrumental performances of the Satvik Veena, the Tabla and the Sitar. Performers include Cassius Khan, Pandit Salil Bhatt, and Amika Kushwaha. When: Saturday, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m. Where: Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave. New Westminster. Tickets:Seniors/Students/Youth $17 (Advance), $24 (At Door); Adults $34 (Advance), $39 (At Door), Children under 8 free. Tickets and info: 604-521-5050 or www.masseytheatre.com.
Double Exposure Summer Comedy Blowout: Double Exposure is Bob Robertson and Linda Cullen who gained fame for a weekly radio comedy program on CBC in the ‘80s and ‘90s before moving to CTV where it produced a weekly comedy show. Watch them poke Dear Leader Harper in the eye, watch Don Cherry insult everybody, listen to Christy Clark pretending she’s going to win, laugh at BC Ferries, Air Canada, the Tea Party and the Royal Family! When: Friday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. Where: The Columbia Theatre, 530 Columbia St., New Westminster. Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door, available at 604-5224500 or www.thecolumbia. ca. Info: h t t p : / / w w w. turnerentertainmentgroup.com/ doubleexposure.html.
Italian Evening: Join us for a funfilled italian evening, featuring gourmet dinner, entertainment, silent auction, door prizes, wine/beer cash bar. All proceeds in support of HTC ministries. When: Saturday, Aug. 18, doors 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Where: Holy Trinity Cathedral, 514 Carnarvon St., New Westminster. Tickets: $50 (a tax receipt for $35 will be issued), available at church office, 604-521-2511.
Children’s Handbell Choir: Children aged eight to 12 years have the chance to learn handbells and play in a choir this summer. When: Aug. 13 to 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Where: Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., New Westminster. Register: Forms available at church office, Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: By suggested donation. Info: 604522-1606.
Last Monday at the Movies passes: The Arts Council of New Westminster is now selling season passes for its 10th year of Last Monday at the Movies. Cost: Early bird price of $60 for the entire 2012/2013 season, cheque or cash. Where: Gallery in Queen’s Park, 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, or any time by appointment. Info: 604-525-3244 or info@artscouncilnewwest. org.
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Hummingbird’s survival one of ‘biggest success stories’ First time Wildlife Rescue has raised a nestling A tiny orphaned hummingbird rescued from a barge on the Sunshine Coast last month has grown up to become one of Wildlife Rescue’s biggest success bird started to fly. stories, the BurnabyWhen the hummingbird based group says. arrived it was kept in On July 4, a pair of an incubator with the rufous hummingbirds, temperature set at 39°C. which were just a few Now it spends all day days old, were brought and night in an outdoor into the WRA Care enclosure, drinking from a Centre at Burnaby Lake. hummingbird feeder and The tiny hummingbird was hand fed inside the flowers from our wildlife Huddled in a nest Wildlife Rescue Association facility (above), but was the size of a small garden and catching its eventually able to move to its outside space and feed mushroom cap, the own fruit flies. Bakker said itself. siblings weighed less said Linda Bakker, team leader her plumage is in excellent than three grams and measured at WRA. “They were so tiny condition and her flight is just four centimetres. and vulnerable when they now so swift and agile, that They were extremely weak arrived and in the early days staff struggle to catch it for and their prospects looked we didn’t think either of them examination. grim. The birds were put on would survive.” After five weeks in care, the a 10-minute feeding schedule As well as its small size, the bird is now ready to fend for between dawn and dusk, and surviving nestling presented itself and will be released early while the weaker sibling died a number of challenges for on Monday morning (Aug. after a few days, the stronger staff. Unlike other young birds, 13) at Widgeon Marsh in Port nestling began to thrive. it had to be kept at a much Coquitlam by one of the WRA Over the years the WRA cooler temperature at night to rehabilitation staff. has successfully treated dozens trigger a state of torpor to slow “This is the first time we have of adult rufous and Anna’s its metabolism to reduce its reared a rufous hummingbird hummingbirds but this is need for food—something that nestling and it has turned into the first time in its 33-year occurs naturally in the wild. one of our biggest successes,” history that it has raised a Ensuring that the bird got said Bakker. “It has really been hummingbird nestling. the right diet to promote a huge effort by WRA staff and “It’s very rare for development was also tricky. volunteers to ensure that she hummingbird nestlings to be But with a diet that included got the very specialized care she seen at wildlife rescue centres nectar, blood worms and fruit needed and we are really excited so we knew it was going to be flies it started to thrive. Twelve that she has a chance to live out a very complex rehabilitation,” days after its arrival the female in the wild.”
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B.C. to study online voting
In search of Seniors of Distinction
It won’t happen in time for the provincial election next spring, but the B.C. government is moving ahead with Premier Christy Clark’s pledge to examine online voting at the local and provincial level. Some municipalities have suggested modernizing elections to make voting more convenient, and reverse the recent trend to lower voter turnout. Clark proposed the idea during last year’s B.C. Liberal leadership campaign. Justice Minister Shirley Bond announced Thursday that she has asked Chief Electoral Officer Keith Archer to set up an expert panel to make recommendations. Archer asked the government last year to give him authority to conduct pilot projects for electronic voting, and to consider extending voter registration to 16- and 17-year-olds, as has been done in Australia and some U.S. states. During his leadership bid, Health Minister Mike de Jong proposed lowering the voting age from 18 to 16, to encourage younger people to get involved as part of their high school education. Nola Western, deputy chief
Chief Electoral Officer Keith Archer is chairing a committee to study options for electronic voting.
electoral officer at Elections B.C., said the panel will likely need until 2014 to recommend changes to the Election Act that would permit online voting. Independent experts on Internet security and electoral administration will be asked to serve on a committee chaired by Archer, with a first meeting expected by October. Elections BC already has online voter registration, as well as data sharing with the federal voters’ list, ICBC and the B.C. Vital Statistics Agency to keep the voters’ list up to date. Western said online voting has been used in Halifax and Markham, Ont., but has not yet been tried at the provincial or federal level in Canada.
Do you know a senior who deserves distinction? It’s time they got noticed. In honour of the International Day of the Older Person on Oct. 1, seniors of Burnaby and New Westminster are being celebrated through the third annual Seniors of Distinction Awards. The awards are put on by Harmony Court Estate Retirement Community (AgeCare) and the Burnaby and New Westminster
NewsLeader. It’s a chance to recognize seniors who share their culture and talents, enrich our communities and enhance the well-being of others. There are four categories in which nominees can be entered: Arts (visual, performing, literary and other); Leadership (service to associations, director of notfor-profit programs, support groups etc.); Community (volunteerism, community fundraising, etc.); and Healthy
Living (sports, gardening, recreation participation etc.). Who can be nominated? Anyone over age 65 as of Jan. 1, 2012. They must live in Burnaby or New Westminster, and their accomplishments must take place in these cities. For more details please visit www.harmonycourt.ca. Also watch for the nomination form in the NewsLeader, which includes drop-off or mail-in locations. Nominations are due by Aug. 31.
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The B.C. government has provided $16.8 million for community arts and culture grants for the current year, matching last year’s total with help from a dwindling 2010 Olympic legacy fund. Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Ida Chong announced the funding Monday in Victoria, along with B.C. Arts Council chair Stan Hamilton. The BCAC has juries that assess funding applications, and has already doled out about $6 million of this year’s budget. With less than half the money allocated in Chong’s current ministry budget, another $6.75 million came from the 2010 Sports and Arts Legacy. That $60 million fund was created in the 2010 budget to offset earlier recession-driven cuts to adult arts and sports organizations from Tom FleTcher/Black Press Cabinet minister Ida Chong and B.C. Arts Council chair Stan Hamilton provincial gambling revenues. It will be gone after this year, and there is no announce grant fund at Victoria Public Library on Monday. indication where it might be made up next year. When the recession hit in 2008, the B.C. Liberal Chong said she sometimes meets artists and government cut grant funding from the B.C. organizations who are not aware that they Lottery Corp. from $156 million to $113 million, can apply to the B.C. Arts Council for grants. then raised it back to $120 million to restore Eligibility requirements and application forms are funds to school district parent advisory councils. available at www.bcartscouncil.ca. Applicants were told that arts and sports funding The largest recipients of arts council funding 3:44 PM from lotteries would be restricted to organizations include the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra ($1.2 for young people and the disabled. million last year), the Vancouver Art Gallery Premier Christy Clark promised to restore ($630,000) and the Vancouver International Film funds while campaigning for the party leadership Festival ($82,000). last year. Once elected, she announced a $15 Chong said more than 1,000 grants are given million increase in gambling funds for a range of out to 200 B.C. communities, including $1.1 organizations including community service clubs, million to writers, publishers and literary festivals, fairs, festivals and museums. as well as scholarships for new writers.
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Avail. Sept. 1 $2500 604.999.3227 or 604.341.9166
PUPPIES FOR SALE, 7 wks old, Terrier X Multi Poo $400 Call 604-856-3855
BURNABY, 1 BDRM, open concept, $975/mth incl. heat & cable, NP/NS. Phone (604)526-4022.
YELLOW LAB PUPS. born June 25,1st shots, vet ✔, dewormed. $400. 5 F, 2 M (604)530-0336
COQUITLAM, 1018 Quadling Ave. Avail Aug 15th. 1 Bdrm bsmt ste in 4-plex. 4 Appls, peaceful backyard, close to shopping & bus. $775/mo. No Pets. 604-454-4540.
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 542
FRUIT & VEGETABLES
BLUEBERRIES. U-PICK $1.30 lb. WE-PICK $2.00 lb. 19478 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Pitt Mead. 763-2808
Coquitlam: Lwr level- 3bdr, 2bth in newer home. F/p, inflr heating. Inste ldry. d/w $1300: 604-936-7177 BURNABY
Gable Gardens 1 & 2 bdrms, available Cable included, cat okay Walk to Highgate 604-521-3448
• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNER
Lake. 4 k to Ashram 4 k to Riondel & beach. 2 3/4 acres & 2 storey unﬁnished (but furnished) “Small is Beautiful” cabin. Good benches for building, one with lake view. In Aug. appraised at $170,000 but older, ﬂexible vendor open to offers & might carry part of mortgage to suitable person or couple. For info & viewing please call : 1-780-566-0707 OWN YOUR pad + beautiful dblewide (best in the park) 1547sf deluxe 2 bdrm nr Whiterock. Pets OK. $299K. Better than a condo 604777-2415
MAPLE RIDGE Kanaka. 2 bdrm, clean, own lndry. $1000 incl utils. N/S. N/P. Immed. 604-463-7235.
PORT Coquitlam Citadel Heights c/d/s. 1 Bdrm for sgle, sep entry. NP/NS. Hydro/cble/internet & lndry incl $700. Sept. 1. (604)942-6259
MAPLE PLACE TOWERS 1 Bdrm Apts starting at $850 2 Bdrm Apts starting at $1100 Heat and hot water included. Dishwasher, fridge, stove, balcony, shared laundry. Avail Immed. Close to amen, schools and mall.
Call 604-421-1235 www.aptrentals.net Coquitlam 996sf clean 2bdrm 2bath nr Coq Ctr Douglas Coll, pool np/ns Aug 15. $1250. 604-941-3259 Coquitlam Silver Springs beaut 2bdrm 2bath unobstructed view nr Coq Ctr all schls Doug Coll. np/ns $1325. Aug 15. 604-941-3259 NEW WEST 621 Colburne; Avail Aug 1, quiet & clean 1 bdrm, 1 blk fr Queens Park & Canada Games pool. No pets, $740. 604-454-4540
COQUITLAM Ranch Park 3 bdrm 2 bath upper flr sxs duplex 1300sf nice clean clse to ament $1350 + utils Avail Sept 1. 778-355-2247
236 - 8th St.
Burnaby. MC Bride Place. 415 Ginger Drive. 2 bdrm T/H. Family Housing. Close all amens, schls, transit. Pet friendly great loca. $1015/m. Call Now! 604-451-6676 PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1030/mo - $1134/mo. Shares req’d. Close to WCE, schools & shopping. No subsidy available. 19225 119th Ave. For more info & to book an appt. call 604-465-1938
Bachelor, 1, 2 & 3 bdrm suites for rent. Includes heat / hot water and cable. Close to Massey Theatre, Douglas College, Royal City Mall.
HOME of Your Dreams! bcclassified.com
Real Estate Section - Class 600’s
Mike 604-961-1280 627
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
COQUITLAM, Pinetree/Robson. 2 bdrm w/o suite. Laundry. Sept. 1. N/P. N/S. $950 incl utils & internet. Nr school & bus. 604-219-5253.
NEW WEST - 1 bdrm bsmt suite n/s, n/p. no drugs. $700/mo util incl. Avail. Sept. 1. (604)522-4470
A NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET Still in Original Plastic! Must Sell! Only $125 - CALL: 604-484-0379
WE’RE ON THE WEB
Rot x Shep x Boerboel Mastiff pups, 6 m, 4 fm, first shots, ready Sept 10. $500. each. Call (604)869-9905
Special OFFER @
Call Ian 604-724-6373
HOMES FOR RENT
Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-782-9108 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
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
SANDLEWOOD by Polygon. 2Bedroom, 2Baths, 2 walk-in closets. 951sf. gas and hot water incld. dishwasher, fridge, gas stove, insuite laundry. Close to skytrain, mall, shops, clinics. amenities inclgym, sauna, pool, jacuzzi, golf, lounge. No s/p. Long term. Avail imme. $1500/month. Call 604-8307313.
DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
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2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026
2009 GM Saturn Astra XE, 4 dr h/b. Auto. Options. Silver. 18,000 kms. $7700/firm. 604-538-4883
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
2001 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 175K fully loaded Great cond. Asking $5570. Daniel 778-574-5081
1997 TOYOTA CAMRY XLE. 4 dr. auto, 223,000 kms. No accd’s. Still in great shape. Reg. serviced. $2600 778-344-5008; 604-850-8899 2003 KIA SEDONA LX 159K, 6/7 pass, dual doors, loaded, very clean, req’s Tensioner belt, runs well, $2750/obo. 778-908-5164. 2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $8700/firm. 604-538-9257.
TRUCKS & VANS
2007 Pontiac Montana SV6, 7 pass, 55,000 kms. loaded. like new. GM ext warr. $13,000 604-858-9417
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 4’’ chanel iron 2 spare tires $500 obo 604-817-2534
2,800sf. 2 lvl. 5 bdrm. 3 bath, lane access hm. Reno’d kit., W/D, D/W, F/S, small pet neg. Easy hwy. access. Cls. to schools.
P/B Choc. lab puppies, 5M, 6F, born June 27, CKC reg. vet✓ $750. 604-217-6551 or 604-825-1730
Residential & Commercial
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
CARS - DOMESTIC
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
GREAT STARTER HOME &/OR INVESTMENT ON RIONDEL RD. above Kootenay
Always!pressure washing, window cleaning, Gutter, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627
2001 NEON LX 2.0L, 4 dr A/C, P/W, sunroof, new rad, rear brakes, near new tires & battery Aircared to 2014 $2900. (604)460-9636
Blue Mountain & Como Lake
MALTI / SHIH-TZU / POODLE X. Pups/adults. Non-shedding. Paper trained. Call 604-820-9469
BURNABY exec. home on Mona Ave. 4 bdrm. & den, 4 baths, new appl., $2850 mo. Sept 1. C.21Prudential 604-351-9452
GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS. Exc. bloodline. 3 males 3 females. 7 wks old. Ready to go. 604-226-7202
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.
3400sf Warehouse 641 Lougheed Hwy 3 phase, sm office, heated, 20x12 door. $2900m. 604-504-1825
MATTRESSES starting at $99 .Enterprise Plumbing, Heaitng, Gasfitting
FREE TO LOVING HOME. Beautiful black/white short hair cat, male, 1 yr. old. Special needs. Must be only cat. Evenings (604)826-3649
Panorama Court Spacious & clean 1 & 2 bdrms avail. From $750 - $1020/mo. No pets.
PORT COQUITLAM. 2 bdrm grd level duplex. Carport. Walk to WCX & shops. N/P. N/S. Refs. Sept. 1. $995/mo. + utils. 604-464-4258.
DACHSHUND MINI male pups, healthy, active, affectionate. Tan, blk, grey, w/dapple markings. $500. 604-820-4763 email@example.com
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977
Seniors Discount Book by end of Aug. - 10% off. 25 yrs exp. Guarantee on work. Refs. (604)773-7811 or 604-432-1857
STOP RENTINGRENT TO OWN
Large newly renovated 1, 2 & 3 bdrm. units available from $950 in well-kept concrete building. New floors and appl’s. Freshly painted. Patio and large storage room inste. 3 laundries in bldg. Rent incl’s heat & hot water. Sauna & jacuzzi. 5 min. walk to skytrain, Douglas College & New West Quay. Close to all amenities. Please call 604-834-1756 www.aptrentals.net
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
Tiles, Plumbing, Under ﬂoor Heating etc.
BOXER puppies ready Aug 12. Choose early. Vet ✓ tails/dewclaws, 1st shots. $875. 604-882-7477.
KITCHEN & BATH RENO’S
AWD Interior/Ext Painting. Drywall/Ceiling Repairs. Call Will for a Free Estimate. (778)709-1081
RENT TO OWN
MOTORCYCLE Carrier/Trailer fits 1-3 bikes, with gear box & ramp, hardly used $1075. 778-888-6805. 65 Shelby Cobra candy apple red, 400hp 331 5spd leather & hardwood int, show winner $60k O.B.O. 775-558-3342.
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 1998 Immaculate SLUMBER QUEEN Adventure-8 ft camper, q/s bed, sink, 3 burner stove, flush toilet, pull down table for 2nd bed. Furnace, 3-way fridge also comes with propane tank, rear steps, 12 v electrical cord. Ext. mirrors. Fits half ton truck. $5950: Call Tom after 6pm Mission (604)826-4647 2007 WILDERNESS trailer, bought new in 2009 - 28’, Alum frame, 2 doors, 2 slides, Q bed, comp. w/hitch, exc. shape. $18,500/obo. 604-856-3777 2009- Super Lite- 26 FT Grey Wolf Trailer - 1 slide out, sleeps 6, a/c, 3 piece bath, full kitchen. 15 ft awning. $16,000: (604)532-0726
.One 4 Yacht Fractions 604.669.2248
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
Metal Recycling Ltd. We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead
In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On July 10, 2012, at 6666 Linden Avenue, Burnaby, B.C., Peace Ofﬁcer(s) of the North Vancouver RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: a brown 1997 Mazda Protege, VIN:JM1BC1430V0156122, BCL: 332 LSH, on or about 14:37 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been used in the commission of an offence (or offences) under section 322 (Theft) Criminal Code of Canada. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO ﬁle Number: 2012-1130, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture
unless a notice of dispute is ﬁled with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be ﬁled by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be ﬁled within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is ﬁrst published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/ civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Ofﬁce, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J1.
A20 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 15, 2012
are now available! Specially picked by the farmers, just for Kin’s!
August 15th to August 19th, 2012 Fresh New Crop
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Super Sweet New Crop
99¢/lb Locally Grown
Kicking off our 25th Anniversary with a
Recipe Challenge ENTER TO WIN: $200 + Recipe Featured in the Kin’s 2013 Calendar Also, many additional prizes for participating and voting.
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