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a backup on a city sewer line has left a local resident on the hook. See Page a3

City slashes tax for industry Rate to be in line with neighbouring municipalities Grant Granger

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Brek Boughton face and balaclava are completely encased by frozen sweat during his winter cycling trek to the arctic ocean. he had to abandon his second attempt to reach Tuktoyaktuk because of a persistent cough.

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His latest attempt ended Jan. 7 in Dawson City when he couldn’t The first thing Brek Boughton shake a persistent cough that sapped wanted to do when he returned his energy. He’d covered about 1,400 to the Lower Mainland from his kilometres up Vancouver Island, second ill-fated cycling adventure in over the White Pass from Skagway, the far north was go for a ride. Alaska and into the Yukon. After all, Vancouver’s rain In 2012, Boughton had to and winter cold are downright abandon a similar trek from Cap’s tropical compared to the -45 degree Bicycles in Sapperton, where he windchill he’d endured pedalling works, to the Arctic Circle because into Whitehorse. of frostbite and creaky knees. Once again Boughton’s quest to Boughton, 41, took on the ride his specially equipped Surly challenges to test his own physical Big Dummy bike to Tuktoyaktuk in and mental endurance,1:20 as well as to 4x1.25_small_appliances_ad_final.pdf 1 12-03-05 PM the dead of winter came up short. support an effort by Cap’s and the

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Royal City Rotary Club to collect used bikes to be sent to Africa. Using the lessons he learned from his first attempt, Boughton made some modifications to his bike to better withstand the rigours of extreme winter riding, packed warmer sleeping bags and wore warmer boots and gloves. Still, the far north winter proved too formidable a foe. “It’s not very pleasant,” said Boughton of riding into a 50 km/h headwind in sub-zero temperatures outside Whitehorse. “I was frustrated with the slow speed, I

was pushing too hard. It was just a really horrible day.” In fact, the sweat he worked up froze his shirt to his skin. Getting off the bike wasn’t any easier, as Boughton camped alongside the road for the majority of his route. That meant setting up a tent and cooking his meals in the extreme cold and sometimes without the shelter of trees. “There were a few points where my hands weren’t working so well,” he said. Please see VIETnaM, a3

Property tax in New Westminster is being slashed by 20 per cent this year, but only for the city’s light industrial land. Council committed to a plan on Monday to reduce the light industry rate by 34 per cent in the next three years to make it competitive with neighbouring municipalities. The decrease, however, is not expected to mean an increase in residential property tax to compensate for lost revenue. Rates will drop by 20 per cent in 2013, five per cent in 2014 and nine per cent in 2015. According to a staff report, New Westminster’s 2012 light industrial tax was nearly double the average in Metro Vancouver. New West currently has roughly $84 million in assessed light industrial land bringing in $2.1 million in revenue. But with several significant projects in the works worth around $74 million, the city doesn’t expect it will have less revenue with the reduction. Please see COulD, a3


A2 NewsLeader Friday, January 25, 2013

CITYPAGE MASSEY VICTORY HEIGHTS RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION AGM Thursday, January 31st at 7:00pm Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Cumberland Street & 10th Avenue Agenda items include: • 2013 Membership Drive • Election of 2013 Executive • Presentation from Kids New West Check our website www.masseyvictoryheights.com for the complete agenda. If you have any items you would like to add please forward them to secretary@masseyvictoryheights.com

26 WEEKS TO EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ARE YOU PREPARED? For 26 weeks, leading up to Emergency Preparedness Week starting May 5th, 2013, the New Westminster Emergency Management Office will be providing weekly tips on how you can start your own emergency kit and emergency plan. Use our list to add small items to your emergency kits every week. This can make the job of creating a complete kit a little less daunting and intimidating, and remember most items can be found in your home. New Westminster Emergency Management Office is encouraging everyone to be prepared in case of an emergency. For more information on preparedness tips, please visit www.newwestcity.ca/emo.

CORRECTION TO CURBSIDE COLLECTION SCHEDULE Residents of Zone C (blue) and Zone D (pink) should be advised that there was a misprint in the printed version of the 2013 Curbside Collection Schedule for the last week of January 2013. Your collection days for this week will remain the same as previous weeks: Zone C (blue) will have their garbage and Cleaner, Greener carts picked up on Wednesday, January 30th. and Zone D (pink) will have their garbage and Cleaner, Greener carts picked up on Thursday, January 31st.

MY-WASTE GARBAGE & RECYCLING COLLECTION APP Want pick-up schedules and collection reminders at your fingertips? Then get the app! It’s easier than ever to remember your collection dates and access more information about the city’s collection programs. The new City of New Westminster app for smartphones and tablets can send customized weekly reminders or for when the collection day changes, such as holidays or special events. Never miss a garbage, recycling, or cleaner greener collection again! The free app is available on your phone’s app store or at newwestcity.ca.

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2013 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AND RENEWAL Get yours before March 1st, 2013, to qualify for the discounted rate! Visit City Hall or the New Westminster Animal Shelter at 231 Ewen Ave today to license your dog. For more information and to renew your license online, visit www.newwestcity.ca or call 604-519-2008.

HEART 2 ART Heart 2 Art is an intergenerational art-based project at Century House and New West Youth Centre for youth 13 -18 years old and adults 50+ years. There will be five different workshop series: Variety, Theatre/Performance, Digital Photography, Mosaic and Spoken Word. At the conclusion of all the projects, celebrate your participation at the Public Gala in April 2013. VARIETY WORKSHOPS These 10 workshops introduce the youth and senior participants to interpretive dance, drumming, song, laughter and music. Limited spots and participants must commit to all 10 workshops. Sundays: 1:00 - 4:00 pm February 3 – April 7 Cost: FREE Location: Century House Please sign up at the Century House front office for any of these workshop series or call 604-519-1066.

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Friday, January 25, 2013 NewsLeader A3 OPINION page 6 | LETTERS page 7

Sewer line backup floods yard Grant Granger

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A West End resident is upset the city won’t clean up effluent that has overflowed from a blocked sewer line into his backyard. The line runs downhill on an overgrown city-owned right-of-way about 20 feet wide. It is parallel to the fence of the Mayes Street house where Spencer Coen lives. On the weekend, Coen noticed some seepage under the fence into the backyard. At first, he assumed it was precipitation runoff, but then when it turned into a brown, murky substance it because obvious it was from a blocked sewer line. A neighbour called the City of New Westminster and a crew came by Monday

to unplug the blockage, about 25 feet, down a set but didn’t clean up the of stairs onto a cement mess. After several calls to sidewalk and small city hall, two engineering garden below the fence. department employees “I used to grow came by Tuesday morning tomatoes and sunflowers and ordered the mess the there. I don’t think I’ll backup had caused on the be doing that any more,” right-of-way cleaned up. said Coen. But Coen was told it was up The biggest mess, to him to have the sewage however, is a 20-foot by in his backyard—which 18-inch pool that has made up the bulk of the formed along the top mess—cleaned up, and he’d of a wooden retaining have to get either his or his wall extending into the landlord’s insurance to pay backyard. for it. Coen said the first GRANT GRANGER/NEWSLEADER Coen figures that’s going Spencer Coen says it’s unlikely he’ll be growing any vegetables in his garden city employee he talked since a sewer line backed up into his yard. to mean a deductible to told him to get out of $300 to $500, and a a shovel and clean it subsequent rise in insurance resulting from the normal backup was caused by up himself. But he balked premiums to address a mess operation of sewer, drainage tree roots penetrating the at that because it might created by the city. and water lines. system. He added, the contain blood or bodily “You would think Though it happens insurance company can hazards. it would be their infrequently, Lowrie said make a claim against the “I don’t have a bio-hazard responsibility,” said Coen. the city’s process is to city but they “would have to suit, and I don’t know City engineering advise the homeowner to demonstrate negligence. Tree how to clean it up,” said manager Jim Lowrie said “contact their own insurer roots are not considered Coen, who was worried the all municipalities in British or undertake contracting a negligence, that’s considered midweek rain would mean Columbia have immunity restoration company.” a nuisance.” the waste would seep into from property damage He said it appears the The effluent has travelled the soil.

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Approaching Dawson City the rest of his body started to break down. The cough settled into his chest. He couldn’t get warm, even after he was offered a ride in a heated car. He couldn’t stop shaking. He could barely talk. “That was kind of scary,” said Boughton, who ended up leaving his bike on the side of the road. Though Boughton was able to retrieve his bike later and eventually ship it back home, he knew his ride

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to the Arctic was over. “That is the closest I have ever come to hypothermia,” he wrote in his online diary. And while his dream of reaching Tuktoyaktuk by bike in the winter isn’t completely dead, he’s got his sights set on someplace warmer for his next cycling adventure, like Vietnam. Maybe in the middle of monsoon season.

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The city also said over the next three to five years, proposed new projects could add another $69 million in new construction value. “It makes sense, if we’re talking about living, working and playing in your community. Light industry/ manufacturing are very important components,” said Coun. Chuck Puchmayr. Coun. Bill Harper said the move will make New

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To sell, or not to sell? School board debates merits of selling land to cover large deficit

Michael Ewen told Johansen. Ewen said many districts have been able to make it happen, and New Westminster can’t seek Grant Granger permission ahead of its decision ggranger@newwestnewsleader.com and can only find out how the Some New Westminster ministry would react once the school trustees are questioning board formally proposes it. the district’s ability to “You can’t say [to the sell surplus property in ministry] ‘can we have the Queensborough to help reduce permission to think about it,’ “ its expected 2012-13 deficit said Ewen on Wednesday. of $2.2 million, or if it’s even However, a ministry financially prudent to do so. spokesman said Wednesday Included in a proposed list of boards cannot put land sale moves to eliminate the spectre funds directly into operating of a deficit is sale of the land budgets, and any proceeds that would net the district from a sale must be used approximately $450,000. for other capital asset Although for budget purchases. purposes, the property In addition, ministerial has been pegged at being approval is required worth $1.8 million, for any sale of boardcurrent legislation would owned property—or MORTENSEN mean the district would for leases of 10 years only get 25 per cent with or more—unless it’s the province getting the rest. sold to another board or However, parent Paul an independent school for Johansen told the board at education purposes. its meeting Tuesday that the In response, Ewen said funds B.C. Confederation of Parent from a property sale could be Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) used for capital expenses such says the sale of property to pay as for flooring and equipment down the deficit isn’t allowed. replacement. “It’s perfectly within the Trustee Casey Cook said rules. BCCPAC saying you can’t selling the property could be do this is wrong,” board chair problematic for the board.

“I understand the financial crunch, but to me using capital assets to ease pressure on operating is really, really dangerous territory,” said Cook on Wednesday. “For New Westminster particularly because we’re so tight for land that we really need to guard our capital assets.” Cook said because the district removed its board offices at New Westminster secondary in anticipation of building a replacement for the high school a few years ago it is paying out substantial money for leases. The eventual replacement will also mean a loss of the district’s works yard. If the Queensborough property’s location makes it unsuitable for either purpose, its sale could go toward new buildings, making it capital paying for capital, said Cook. It would also eliminate the lease expense. “Whether or not that property is suitable for use of the school board is secondary. It needs to be maximized. If we can take the yield off that and use it elsewhere that’s good planning,” said Cook. Please see WE HAVE TO BE, A11

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Justice stings So-called “Mr. Big” stings have found increasing favour among police investigators for gaining convictions in serious criminal cases. Such was the case with the murder of Chelsey Acorn, a 14-year-old Abbotsford girl. Acorn went missing from her foster home on June 10, 2005. Her remains were found the following spring, in a shallow grave near the Coquihalla Highway near Hope. Taped confessions heard at the trials of Dustin Moir, now 27, and his father, Jesse West, suggested that the two men had strangled her, pushed her naked body into the hole they had dug, and then dropped a large rock on her head. Possible motives and other details of their heinous crime emerged as they confessed to a police officer posing as a crime boss. It’s a strategy that has taken down a number of killers and other criminals in recent years. Critics of the tactic call it unreliable, primarily because some people – as West himself claimed – will tell lies to impress someone they think is a key crime figure, to reap the benefits after they’re accepted into the fold. Fabricated evidence is a possibility. However, careful investigation will usually sift out the truth, particularly when there is more than one accused telling the tales. And ultimately, there will be a judge and/or jury to weigh the evidence in the context of arguments by defence and Crown. It has been suggested that Mr. Big stings should be rejected by the courts. And if that were so, the killers of an innocent 14-year-old girl would still be on the streets, and possibly taking more victims. That is an utter absence of justice. That is not an option. Thanks to good police work, Moir and West got what they deserved – life in prison with no parole for 25 years. —Black Press

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Paramount will one day move along Coquitlam teacher Ken Ipe has done his students a real service. As many know, his Social Justice 12 classes have taken it to the streets to get New West’s Paramount Gentlemen’s Club shut down. The students have a petition calling on City Hall to pull the strip club’s licence, and were at Sixth and Sixth over the weekend to spread the word. The students are getting first-hand experience in what’s involved in raising an important issue—and also in taking the flack this often involves. As their argument goes, the Paramount is a real-life manifestation of one of society’s ills: the objectification of women. Is objectification dangerous? Does it feed things like violence against women, bolster a multibillion dollar diet industry, and does it lead to a media culture that inundates women with images and expecations that are grossly unrealistic and undermine their self esteem? Well, we could talk about that for a while, couldn’t we? If you’ve visited the

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eating disorders clinic at BC Children’s Hospital and seen the (overwhelmingly) pre-teen and teenage girls who are there because they are literally dying, with their organs starting to shut down, it’s enough to make one wonder if the push for the “perfect body” can’t have something to do with it. But as the supporters of the Paramount say, there are a lot of better targets for people who’d like to change the world. At New West’s one and only strip joint on any given night there will be about a dozen scantily clad women circulating the room offering a striptease lap dance on one of the sofas. As those who have come to the Paramount’s defence say, these are decent-paying jobs and the

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women are there by choice. By shutting down the club the students are taking away the dancers’ power and freedom to choose what they’ll do with their bodies and time. The city, meanwhile, says there’s nothing they can do— even if they wanted to shut the place down. They’re not the morality police, and can only shut a business like this if it keeps the police busy most nights, creates so much noise the neighbours are constantly complaining, or if it is somehow flouting the business licence rules. And by all accounts the Paramount’s not causing any trouble. City Hall and the New West police say it’s a model business. No problems whatsoever. Not all strip joints are the same, though. My guess is some have gangs involved, and that in some the women are treated like cattle. Objectified, if you will. The Paramount’s days are numbered, though. It may not be soon, but one day there won’t be any strip joint on Columbia and

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the Fantasy Factory sex shop on Royal Avenue at Stewardson Way will similarly be shuttered. A few years ago the city re-vamped its zoning to create a specific zone (P-8) that allows adult entertainment, pawn shops, and massage parlours. And there’s only one property zoned for these uses today: the city’s public works yard. Hmm. The city’s Downtown Community Plan, revised in 2010, describes the aim to create a “Downtown that is family friendly.” The city’s liquor seats have been cut in half in recent years, there’s a new elementary being built Downtown, there’s already a new park. Businesses like Mugs and Jugs at the old College Place Hotel have been gently ushered along. The Paramount Gentlemen’s Club will one day follow. Meantime it’s worth noting the gorgeous appearance of that historic theatre’s marquee. Now that’s something worth objectifying. twitter.com/chrismbryan

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Time for the city to find a partner Re: Writing for SD40 is on the wall (Letters, NewsLeader, Jan.16, and Taxes out of control, Jan. 18) I support both these positions and will take the point one, or maybe three steps further by saying New Westminster can no longer afford to be a city nor have its own school district. I have taken all of my 61 years in New Westminster to form this position. Born here, graduated from McBride and NWSS, with family here more than 100 years, three family homes built here, still standing and still paying taxes (both me and the houses). New Westminster is a busy intersection within Metro Vancouver, requiring expensive infrastructure, expensive maintenance and expensive management. Our demographics and tax base have changed dramatically over the last 40 years, putting a huge strain on the remaining taxpayers and our school district. I do not believe the City of New Westminster nor School District 40 can afford to be independent.   The longer we wait

before making this decision, the more difficult and expensive it will be to partner with any neighbouring communities that will accept us. Roald Liset New Westminster

Protest the real oPPressors Re: Strip club owner was ‘blindsided’ (NewsLeader, Jan. 23) While I give credit to the students for taking up a cause they are passionate about, I wonder if they are not being somewhat naïve and uninformed. When I was growing up, many a happy hour was spent at Saturday matinees at the Paramount so of course I am disappointed that it is no longer a film venue. That said, the Paramount Gentlemen’s Club is a legitimate business that seems to be operating within the law and it is generating revenue and paying its taxes. I take offence that the students believe the women working there are victims of some kind. This sounds like women are incapable of making their own choices good or bad, and it is this kind of thinking that

perpetuates the myth of the helpless female who must be rescued from herself. I am also dismayed they lump exotic dancers, porn stars and sex trade workers in the same mix. And no, Barbie isn’t at the root of this problem. It is very easy to target strip clubs but they have been with us since time began and will be one of the the last businesses standing when it all comes to an end. Instead of protesting their very existence, how about lobbying for better working conditions, benefits, child care and not shaming or infantilizing the women who work in them. In the greater scope of things I am, for example, more appalled at the treatment of female employees in some of the mega retail corporations. Low wages, no chance for advancement, no benefits are things that concern me greatly because not many women will become exotic dancers but a great number will enter retail jobs. In conclusion I would like to say I am glad the students are taking an interest in our city, but they

need to spend more time researching their subject, avoiding clichés, and start protesting the real oppressors of women. Diane Adams New Westminster

let’s come from a Place of love I believe we all do have the right to choose, certainly in a country such as Canada, and I also agree that most times our choices are grounded in fear (a desperate attempt to get money). My question then is how would closing a business that supplies these women an income eliminate their need to get money? Is the intention really women’s rights or perhaps providing women with different options to get money? How would criticizing a business improve women’s rights? Could the creative youth perhaps provide innovative ideas to improve the well-being of women? Could we start by creating an awareness among women that there are more choices out there for them, and if there are not what could we as a community do to

provide them with more choices? Before any of these questions can be answered we have to truthfully ask ourselves: “Why are we petitioning to close down a business?” Could we as a community choose to support (grounded in love) women instead of attacking (grounded in fear) their place of employment? Moira Kruger —via email

troublesome truck brakes I live at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and McBride Boulevard. I have had to endure the truck traffic increase over the years, but the engine brake

use has increased so much that it is unbearable. I have contacted the mayor and New Westminster police. The police informed me that I was not the only one with this complaint. They said they are working on “education” and “informing” the truck drivers. A sign stating that engine brakes are prohibited has been posted. The fine for “use of engine brakes” is $350. Well, I’d better not read any news regarding the city not having enough funds for anything. I emailed the mayor and police that within the last three months they have lost well over $350,000

in fine revenue. Today alone (while I was home), 11 trucks just laid on the engine brakes all the way down McBride to the lights at Eighth Avenue. I also emailed them to say I would have no problem sitting in my car in the Safeway parking lot and take down the names of the trucking firms and licence plate numbers for them. I did not get a response. So, I just wanted to get it out there that funds are easily attainable. With that being taken care of, the seniors in our building would have more peace and the city will have more funds. Rachelle Dalton New Westminster

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A resolution calling for the replacement of New Westminster secretary treasurer Brian Sommerfeldt is being circulated by the district parent advisory council (DPAC) to its members for discussion. DPAC interim chair Wendy Harris confirmed the motion was brought forward by the McBride elementary PAC at its monthly meeting Monday “in a spirit of accountability” in light of the school board facing a projected $2.2 million deficit for the 2012-13 school year on top of an accumulated $2.8 million

deficit for 2011-12. Harris pointed out with the board of education having to deal with the prospect of a deficit on the current budget, as well as last year’s budget and future budgets, the district has had five deficits in 10 years. She noted the board, at Tuesday’s meeting, was considering drastically reducing May Day funds and field trips to help reduce the deficit. “Where is it going to end?” said Harris. “This is just the tip of the iceberg.” Board chair Michael Ewen refused to comment on the DPAC motion.

“My only response is the district parent advisory council needs to look and find out what their role is,” said an irritated Ewen. Sommerfeldt was hired in 2009 to replace Doug Wong, who was demoted to assistant secretary treasurer in January of that year following an $890,000 deficit in for 2008-09. The district did not renew Wong’s contract when it ended in October 2009. Before joining New Westminster he had been working in Langley, which had an $8 million deficit in 2008-09. twitter.com/lonegrangerbnw

RCFM Annual General Meeting this Sunday The Royal City Farmers Market Association will hold its annual general meeting on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the New Westminster Public Library. The association’s winter market operates on the first and third Saturdays of the month until May 4 at River Market and weekly during the summer at Tipperary Park starting on

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Royal City Musical Theatre’s production of Hello Dolly last spring has been nominated for 10 Ovation Awards from the Applause Musicals Society. It was nominated in the following categories: community productionlarge theatre, music direction (James Bryson), choreography (Valerie Easton), set design (Omanie Elias), lighting (Robert Sondergaard), lead female performance (Colleen Winton), supporting female performance (Caitlin Clugston), supporting male performance (Dustin Freeland), gypsy-female (Kayla Dunbar, Claire Wardle). The awards will be handed out at the Vancouver Academy of Music, 1270 Chestnut St., on Sunday, 7 p.m. Visit www.applausemusicals.com.

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Friday, January 25, 2013 NewsLeader A11

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“I would be very hard pressed to support a sale. I’m not saying it’s completely out, but it is very, very difficult for me not to recognize a need for capital money,” Cook added. Ewen said if the board does not include the sale of the property when it votes on what will go and what will stay on Tuesday (Jan. 29) they had better have alternate ideas in mind. “The question becomes if we don’t accept the recommendations then they need to be prepared to come up with other suggestions, and other staffing cuts.” During his presentation Tuesday, Sommerfeldt said if the board decides to sell the land, the sale must be done by June 30 or the revenue will be carried over to the 2013-14 budget. Trustee MaryAnn Mortensen said the board will have to deal with replacing the works yard and district offices sooner than they think. “We are going to have to

have some funds to achieve that,” said Mortensen. “We have to be concerned about the future here. We haven’t done a good job of protecting the future and we have to do that going forward.” Sommerfeldt said a case could be made, given the history of the land’s acquisition that the district would be eligible for the full amount. In the 1960s, the district leased land it owned at Eighth Avenue and McBride Boulevard to Douglas College before it built its permanent campus on Royal Avenue. When that happened, the district sold the land to the Justice Institute of B.C. and used the funds to purchase property for Glenbrook middle school, Queensborough middle school as well as the property the board is now contemplating selling. If that timeline is proven correct, the district believes it may be eligible to receive the full price instead of 25 per cent.

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Lottery Corp. president want to consider a larger and CEO Michael Graydon expansion of its Cascades 218-610 Sixth Street, New Westminster said a call for expressions casino and convention centre in › 3rd Thurs. of the month, 4:30 to 6 pm of interest from nearby Langley City instead of a new › 1st Wed. of the month, 1:30 to 3 pm communities is likely that would site. include White Rock and First It could also opt to keep the North Surrey Health Unit Tel: 604 587-7900 Nations such as the Semiahmoo Newton licence and seek to 220-10362 King George Boulevard, Surrey band, which has indicated some fully develop it as a community › 3rd Mon. of the month, 4:30 to 6 pm interest. gaming centre, he added. th › Starting Feb. 26: 4 Tues. of the month, 1:30 to 3 pm “If you circle that South But Graydon said Surrey Note: no testing on statutory holidays Surrey/White Rock area, we council’s surprise 5-4 rejection would certainly entertain any means BCLC will not consider opportunities in communities any new site in Surrey at this like that,” he said. “We’re very time, echoing earlier comments open to any opportunities that by gaming minister Rich may potentially exist now that Coleman. 25% of people with HIV do not know they have it. 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Vespas are as much a part of Italian culture as spaghetti and general elections. So when Lindsay Doig’s Italian boyfriend Paolo Zambon suggested an epic journey from Italy to India and perhaps beyond on his little black motor scooter, she took it in stride. Since Doig, a registered nurse from New Westminster, met Zambon, a web programmer, while traveling in Laos two years ago, they’d shared many adventures, including an ill-fated plan to rendezvous in Mali that came to an abrupt halt when Zambon crashed his scooter in Mauritania. Zambon was undaunted. During his truncated 5,000-km trip, he loved the smiles he saw on people’s faces as he zipped by. He loved the slower

pace that allowed for spontaneous exploration but without the grueling physical effort of pedaling a bicycle. Doig and Zambon’s joint journey took months of planning. They had to arrange for documentation that would allow them to ride their scooter across various international borders. They had to acquire visas for countries they’d cross, like Iran and Pakistan. They had to devise a wardrobe that would get them through all kinds of weather, but was compact enough to stuff into bags strapped to the front and tail of their Vespa. And they had to get durable tires that would withstand the rigours of the long road, over all kinds of pavement from smooth highway to potholed backroad to rockstrewn dirt path. They embarked

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on Sept. 15, leaving Zambon’s hometown of Budoia for Venice at 6 a.m. They sailed on a ferry to Igoumenitsa, Greece, then on through Turkey and Iran, traveling from 150-220 km a day. Everywhere they went, the Vespa seemed to act as an ambassador.

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online diary of their stop in Jacobabad. “A bit intense keeping in mind its Taliban connections.” “We never felt in danger there,” says Doig of their 17-day traverse of Pakistan. “Our interaction with people was quite limited.” They crossed the border into India on Dec. 16 and have been exploring that country on their Vespa ever since. Following a local who guided them through back alleys to a hotel in Agra, they even managed to breach the 500-metre security zone around the Taj Mahal. So far they’ve accumulated more than 13,000 kilometres on their scooter. If their money, and the Vespa’s tires hold out, they’re hoping to extend their journey to Melbourne, Australia.

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Jim Walsh: Changing From Greens to Reds: Jim W alsh, painting as J. Charles, is a local New Westminster artist with a career spanning over 30 years including such diverse media as painting, photography, a n d g ra p h i c d e s i g n . The exhibition features landscape paintings featuring a fall theme. When: Until Jan. 31. Where: Reference Department, New Westminster Library, 7166th Ave., New Westminster. Hatsumi: Film screening of Hatsumi, a film by Chris Hope about his grandmother’s journey back to the west coast locations of her Japanese Canadian internment experience. Free admission. When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m. Where: Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, B u r n aby. I n f o : w w w. nikkeiplace.org or 604-7777000.

New West Artists: Presents The Small and Crafty Show, a collection of art priced under $100. When: Until Feb. 7, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: The Network Hub, Second floor of The River Market, 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster.

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Heritage Uke Club: Organized by Gord Smithers (Guitarist for Deadcats, Swank, ReBeat Generation & Wichita Trip), learn to play the ukulele, beginners welcome. When: Mondays, 6-8 p.m. Where: Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., New Westminster. Cost: suggested $5 donation. Info: http://tinyurl.com/6uy9h4h.

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Wo r l d Po e t r y New Westminster Night Out: Featured poets, open mike, free raffle and refreshments. Everyone welcome. When: Fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. Where: New Westminster Public Library, 716 6th Ave., New Westminster. Info: 604-5264729 or www.worldpoetry. ca.

New Westminister and District Concert Band: Welcomes new members (10-99 years) wanting to learn to play a musical instrument (no strings) as well as players of all levels. It has three levels of players: beginners, intermediate and seniors. When: Monday and Thursday evenings. Where: Richard McBride School gym, New Westminster. Info: www.nwdband.com or Christine, 604-526-8996.

New We s t m i n s t e r Family Place: Parents and grandparents of children under 5 can come to Lord Kelvin Elementary school for playtime, art, songs, stories and snacks. Have fun with your children, meet other parents and learn about other resources in the community. Where: In the green portable facing Seventh Avenue, 1010 Hamilton St. When: Thursdays and Fridays 911 a.m. (Note - this program is closed when the school is closed).

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City rejects compensation bid Society president vows to continue to fight despite rejection

debate that quickly … Injustice was swift.” Eddy questioned why council didn’t do any due diligence to find out why there wasn’t a signed agreement.

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City council has rejected the Raymond Burr Performing Arts Society’s contention it is owed compensation for assets it previously owned, but it’s president vows the fight “ain’t over.” The society claims an agreement was made in 2006 that it would receive $14,000 for several items it left behind if the Columbia Theatre, previously known as the Raymond Burr Theatre, ceased to function as a community theatre. When its lease for the theatre expired in 2006, the society agreed to leave behind 14 items it claimed the group had purchased through fundraising, even though it had received a substantial offer for them. In a May 2006 letter, thensociety president Ted Syverson said if the theatre stopped being used as a community theatre the city would pay $14,000 in compensation for assets worth more than $70,000. The compensation was to be used to fund education in the performing arts Although current president Ted Eddy has uncovered minutes from an in-camera meeting saying

He vows to continue to search for the truth and fulfil his fiduciary duty to maximize the assets. “It ain’t over,” said Eddy.

out the city charged Eddy’s group nominal rent, made renovations, and forgave property taxes to the tune of a total of $666,000. “For them to ask for $14,000 after the city gave them a million dollar building for a nominal rent and then paid their bills and taxes, I’m just amazed we gave so much, and they still want $14,000. I’m baffled by it,” said Puchmayr. “I don’t believe the City of New Westminster owes this organization a nickel on this issue.” On Tuesday, Eddy said what council didn’t consider is the economic spinoff the society generated while it occupied the theatre. He was surprised he wasn’t allowed to talk during his second appearance before council on Monday. “The procedure was a bit surprising given that I had asked for an extension of time on a couple of documents that I wanted to put before them. They didn’t even consider that request,” said Eddy. “I didn’t realize they would close

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Codependents Anonymous: Freedom Group is a Twelve Step program for people who want healthier, more functional relationships with themselves and others. When: Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Where: Royal Columbian Hospital, Neil Russel Room, 3rd floor, Columbia Tower, New West. Info: Sue, 604-580-8889 or 604515-5585.

Burnaby Family Place offers parent and child drop-in Mondays through Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for parents with children aged 0-5 years. Meet other parents, and learn about community events, etc. Info, Kelly Gardner at 604-299-5112. Burnaby Family Place is at 410 Clare Ave.

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This is a unique opportunity to speak to program experts, learn about your employment rights, and explore different options to stay in B.C. (Note: This session is not intended for Live-in Caregivers, Seasonal Agricultural Workers, or authorized Immigration Consultants.) To register for one of the sessions, please contact Melissa Sale at Melissa.Sale@gov.bc.ca or by telephone at 604-660-3734. Space is limited so register today!

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A18 NewsLeader Friday, January 25, 2013

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Friday, January 25, 2013 NewsLeader A19

BC Home + Garden Show coming to B.C. Place

Everything you need under one roof The BC Home + Garden Show is coming to BC Place on Feb. 20 to 24, and bringing with it a host of events, exhibitors and inspiration for everything home related. One of the most popular sections at the show is the HGTV Main Stage. It will feature HGTV celebrities such as Paul Lafrance, host of Decked Out, and Sarah Daniels and Philip DuMoulin, co-hosts of Urban Suburban. Other show highlights include the Dream Gardens section, where local experts will teach participants about gardening and answer your questions, and the Ask a Decorator space, where Vancouver’s Christine Friend will give

you tips on decorating your home. The Outdoor Entertaining Stage will also be set up, offering advice on everything you can possibly imagine about entertaining outside. For those looking for renovation advice, look no further than the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association’s Ask a Pro Renovation + Design Centre. The gallery will showcase photos and information about amazing local renovations, and attendees will be able to ask professional renovators their renovation questions. Tickets are available online at www. bchomeandgardenshow.com or at BC Place on the day.

Village living in South Surrey

Saving time and money at Morgan Crossing By Kerry Vital

Morgan Crossing is ringing in the New Year with a great price on all remaining Focus homes until Jan. 31. The Focus homes are two- and threebedroom condominiums in the heart of the popular village, and Director of Sales Bryan Woolley says they’ve proven to be very popular. “The homes are really well-designed,” he says, adding, “Now is the time to buy ... these homes are priced to sell.” With spacious floorplans ranging from 922 to 1,270 square feet and plenty of amazing features such as engineered wood flooring, gorgeous countertops and an open-plan layout, buyers will easily find things to love about their new home. The biggest draw of the homes at Morgan Crossing is the amazing village lifestyle that you get when you purchase here. The village has shopping, dining, community events and amenities right outside your front door. The homes at Focus are located directly above Thrifty Foods, so going grocery shopping is incredibly easy. “You don’t have to stock up on groceries if you don’t want to,” says Woolley. “It’s just two minutes from your home into the store. You can do it during a commercial break!” If you’re craving a dinner out, Morgan Crossing offers you a range of choices from White Spot to Pita Pit. When it’s time for dessert, Mink A Chocolate Cafe or Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is right around the corner. Shopping is simple at the variety of stores at Morgan Crossing, from Jacob to Town Shoes to Winners. Even a workout is right outside, with the Steve Nash Sports Club in the village. “People fall in love with the village,” Woolley says. “It sets Morgan Crossing apart.” The community feel is especially important. “The social possibilities really attract people,” says Woolley. In fact, he notes that the events at Morgan Crossing continue to bring residents out in droves. Past events have included car shows, fashion shows and movie nights. A wide range of people have purchased homes at Morgan Crossing, from downsizers to young firsttime buyers. This makes for a good mix of people around and plenty of opportunities to chat with new people, Woolley says. Cost-savings are a big thing at

People fall in love with the village,” says Director of Sales Bryan Wooley. “It sets Morgan Crossing apart.” Morgan Crossing as well, as you won’t need a car to complete all of your errands, and you may find yourself entertaining at home a lot more often instead of heading out on the town because everything is right at your fingertips. This also saves you a lot of time, meaning you can spend more of it doing the things you really want to do rather than rushing around trying to get everything done before finally being able to head home after a long day. For more information, visit the real estate presentation centre at 103157755 Croyden Dr., South Surrey, next to Thrifty Foods in the village, open daily (except Fridays) from noon until 5 p.m. Condos start at just $269,900 during the promotion. Call 604-5821336 or visit www.morgancrossing.ca.

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Friday, January 25, 2013 NewsLeader A27 HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 257

DRYWALL

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

MOVING & STORAGE

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 374

TREE SERVICES

PETS 477

PETS

RENTALS 706

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDO

752

TOWNHOUSES

Canuck Roofing All Roof Repairs Any job big or small. Free Est. *WCB *Insured *BBB 778-772-1969

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ABBA MOVERS & DEL Res/comm 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25yrs Exp. 24hrs/7days 604-506-7576

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

AFFORDABLE MOVING

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503

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EXPERIENCED MOVERS W/ AFFORDABLE RATES

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BAJ EXCAVATING DEMO, Sewer, storm, drainage, remove concrete & blacktop, old house drainage. 604-779-7816.

356

PETS

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PLUMBING

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SUNDECKS

320

MOVING & STORAGE

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

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

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BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $700. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls

HOMES WANTED

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Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.

Call (604) 931-2670

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

CHILLIWACK WAREHOUSE

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BORDER COLLIE X, born Dec 5th, ranch raised, getting lots of atten. $350. Carol 604-316-4668 or email: carol@blackdiamondranch.ca

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POCO clean 3 bdrm rancher. Near school/amens. $1570. NS/NP, ref’s. Now. 604-805-2768, 604-931-1573

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

RENTALS

Bright 2 bdrm apt. Large 2 br located in a Central Coq Co-op. $810/mo. No subsidy. Close to transit, schools, and shopping.

CHIHUAHUA, FEMALE, 1 year old, long hair, very sweet. $500. Call 604-794-7347 German Shepherd Puppies, Top American Canadian bloodlines, wonderful temp, great conf. $850 & $1200.604-856-2004/604-908-7913 ITALIAN MASTIFF(Cane Corso) P/B blue, 9 wks, 1st shots, tails/dew claws done $800 (604)308-5665

PRESA CANARIO P/B UKC, fawn Both parents approx. 20 to 150 lbs. Call 604-302-2357 SHELTIES 3 SABLE. 7 mo. old F. spayed & both shots. Two 3 mo old one w/white body & spotted. Loveable, sweet pups. 604-826-6311

APARTMENT/CONDO

Sandy 604 945 5864 sandy@terramanagement.ca BURNABY

GABLE GARDENS MOVE IN INCENTIVE • • • • • •

Nice, clean and quiet 1 bdrm Walk to Highgate Close to transit & schools Upgraded suite Cat okay On site manager Please call 604-521-3448 for viewing.

845

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6,600sf. or 5,400sf. @ $4.50sf. + 3N or 12,000sf. @ $4.25sf. + 3N 3 phase and single phase power. 3 bay doors 12 x 12. (604)941-2959

736

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709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

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

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

NEW WESTMINSTER: West Coast Apt. 520-11th St. Large 1 bdrm w/ small storage room. Incl h/w & heat. By Transit. Cats ok. $735 - $750/mo. 604-540-2028.

BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOGS, pure bred at Diesel Kennel, 3 male, $1500. each. Call (604)869-5073

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

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

COQUITLAM

MISC. FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE AMERICAN BULLDOGS $800 Ready NOW. 1 Female, 1 Male Call for appt. (604)230-1999

Jack Russell dogs, male & female. Looking for their forever family home. Must understand the breed. Great with kids, very healthy, shots up to date. $100 for both. 604-273-6270.

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GARAGE SALES

STEAMER CHEST, very old. curved top. needs some work. $50. North Delta. 604-591-9740

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, painting, drywall, tiles Quality work - reasonable price Martin 778-355-5840

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T & K Haulaway

338

AUTO FINANCING

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

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

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224

287

*NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell $200 ~ 604-484-0379

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

HARDWOOD FLOOR REFINISHING

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Refurbished 3 bdrm apt. Available immediately Cls to transit, shops & schools $1100/mo. No subsidy.

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810

Coquitlam Center Co-op

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551

But Dead Bodies!!

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

TRANSPORTATION

Call 604-540-6725

FURNITURE

MATTRESSES starting at $99

477

Park Crest Apts. 1 & 2 Bedroom Reno’d suites located in upgraded blding in cul-du-sac. Next to large green space. Incl’s heat, hot water and basic cable. Walk to Highgate mall. Quiet and clean. Cat okay. Deposit required. For viewing....

FERTILIZERS

548

RUBBISH REMOVAL

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FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

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BURNABY

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

WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $160 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $180. 604-856-8877

PETS

604.220.JUNK(5865) 275

533

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778

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ANTIQUES & VINTAGE

STEAMER CHEST, very old. curved top. needs some work. $50. North Delta. 604-591-9740

604-537-4140

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE

BURNABY, Linden Glen Apts. 7052 Linden Ave. Spacious & bright 1 & 2/bdrms. Incl heat & HW. Near Highgate. Cats ok. (604)540-2028

Local & Long Distance

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

YORKIE X POMERANIAN. Two females, all shots, vet checked, dewormed. $650. 604-504-5438.

746

HOMES FOR RENT

ROOMS FOR RENT

NEW WEST - Furnished bdrm west end. $550: Call (604)9702496 Port Coquitlam - Maryhill furnished 1 bdrm. shr’d kitchen / bath / living. Quiet Non-Smoking ONLY House. $450/mo. incls. lndry. 604.941.2959

750

SUITES, LOWER

• Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022 TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

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

BURNABY 2 Bdrm ste nr Edmonds Stn/Stride elem. $1050/mo incl utils. Avail Mar 1st. Call: (604)515-9418 BURNABY: Metrotown - Lrg 2 bdrm g/l. full bath, f/p. n/s, n/p. $950 inc util. 604-451-5795/604-837-5795 COQUITLAM CENTRE 1300sf 2 bdrm 2 bath sep ldry & ent. prkg NS/NP. $1080/mo. 604-771-9628 PORT COQUITLAM 2 bdrm $850 or use 1 bdrm $750 NS/NP Refs. Avail now. 604-354-8004

752

TOWNHOUSES

NEW WEST. 828 Royal Ave. 2/brms, 2/bthrms, 1 secured parking. $1500/mo. Avail Feb 1. TJ @ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460 New West- McBride Place. 415 Ginger Drive. 3 bdrm T/H. Family Housing. Close all amens, schls, transit. Pet friendly great loca. $1135/m. Call Now! 604-451-6676

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