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If there’s one thing BurnabyEdmonds provincial election candidates are clear on, it’s the legalization of marijuana. For the record, BC Liberal Jeff Kuah said as a former reserve police officer, he is staunchly opposed to legalization. “Taxing it [sales of marijuana] is not in our platform, Driving Ranges

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The BC Liberal Party is calling into question the medical credentials of BurnabyLougheed New Democrat candidate Dr. Jane Shin. Shin has a medical degree and teaches at Vancouver Community College, the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster and until last year, B.C. Institute of Technology. Until recently, her biographical information found online did not list where she completed her medical degree but it now states she graduated in 2007 from the Spartan Health Sciences University in St. Lucia in the Caribbean. A BC Liberal press release notes that the school’s graduates are prohibited from being licensed to practise medicine in the U.S. states of California, Kansas, Texas, North Dakota and Indiana, and in the U.K. for those who began their studies before Dec. 31, 2008. The Liberals also claim a Korean Times article stated she graduated from medical school at the University of British see ‘I WORKED’, A3

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Rudy Pospisil has been chased by bandits in Mexico. He’s endured a week of riding his bike in non-stop rain in Oregon. He got a flat tire from a bullet in Los Angeles. But his quest to ride around the world to raise money for cancer research was almost derailed by bureaucratic paperwork. Only days before the veteran Burnaby firefighter embarks on the first leg of the second half of his more than 24,000 kilometre journey, his beloved Giant Seek road bike loaded down with bags and panniers stuffed with 30 kilograms of equipment and supplies he’d need to get from Portugal to Turkey was in customs “prison� in Porto, Portugal. Officials said they wanted more than 600 Euros to release it, as proof he wasn’t importing the bike into the country to be sold. Not that Pospisil would sell his bike, even if he could. They’ve been through a lot together, and the Guinness Book of Records’ rules for global circumnavigation state any claim to such an accomplishment must be done on the same bike.

It’s been “quite stressful, he needs for his trip on his as you can imagine,â€? says bike, a repair kit, spare Pospisil, who finally got parts, food, energy bars, word on Thursday that his camping equipment, a bike had been released after laptop computer, a compass a series of phone calls and and water, lots of water. emails to the Canadian “I can’t stress enough consulate in Portugal and how difficult and important local politicians to intervene water is,â€? says Pospisil. on his behalf. “Without it you run out of Pospisil’s global quest gas.â€? started as a more modest Along the way he trip down the west coast to hopes to meet with local Mexico. firefighters, many of whom He took on his “Three have had their lives touched Countries for Three by cancer. The support of Cancersâ€? ride as a way to the worldwide community give back after surviving his of firefighters is what keeps own battle with the disease, him going through some of and witnessing first hand the his tougher moments. way it had earlier ravaged “It is very lonely on pHOtO COntrIBUteD the bike for eight-10 everyone else in his family, Rudy Pospisil hoists his bike near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during the North hours every day,â€? says including his dog. American leg of his global cycling journey to raise money for cancer research. He’s embarking That ride was 3,000 Pospisil who will return on the European segment on Friday. kilometres and climbed more to this firefighter duties than 21,000 metres. Pospisil. “Your life becomes will take him from Portugal, after this leg to save up money When he got to the Mexican focused on your survival on the across Spain on the famous and vacation days for the final border he looked at a map, did road, where will I get food, where Camino de Santiago pilgrimage segments of his global journey, some quick calculations and will I sleep, what route will I take, trail, into France and then across Australia, Asia and the surmised if he rode across the what is the weather.â€? Switzerland where he’ll hook Middle East. southern part of North America After jumping into the Atlantic up with some local cyclists to to the Atlantic Ocean, he’d have and dumping some sand and traverse some of the grueling pedaled halfway around the water from the Pacific he’d hauled mountain passes of the Alps. • To learn more about Pospisil’s world. in his packs, he figured, “you He’ll then work his way down to ride, including links to his blog So that’s what he did. can’t stop at half way, can you?â€? Greece and into Turkey. and online donations, go to www. “You become hooked,â€? says This leg of Pospisil’s journey Pospisil transports everything

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Columbia while a Korean language interview with blogger has Shin claiming to have attended the University of Florida. Her BCIT biography also previously stated she studied at Oxford University. Shin was born in South Korea and immigrated to Canada when she was 11. Her current biography on her campaign website states, “She trained at University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Dalhousie University in Halifax, and John H. Stroger Jr.

Hospital in United States, as part of her comprehensive medical education.� In an interview last October when Shin won the NDP nomination for BurnabyLougheed, she was clear that she is not a practising physician and that she decided to attend medical school after contracting a serious illness when she was 16. But during her medical training she fell out of love of practising medicine when she found her interactions with patients limited to only about five minutes each.

She turned her attention to academic medicine when she completed her training. The NDP campaign said in an emailed statement: “Jane Shin completed her Doctor of Medicine at Spartan Health Sciences University, an institution recognized by the Medical Council of Canada. She completed her clinical rotations, almost entirely with honors, at a variety of hospitals in the United Kingdom and in Chicago. Following completion of her Doctor of Medicine

degree, she moved to Vancouver, where she has served as a respected instructor at Vancouver Community College and BCIT.� A campaign spokesperson said in an email that minor edits were made to Shin’s campaign website and a third-party website to ensure consistency. “The blog post contains an error on the part of the writer.� She did not graduate from UBC but completed three years of undergraduate studies in science there before transferring to her medical program.

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high-use textbooks available for is bad socially,” said Tessari, Kuah referred to the Liberal’s free. noting the Greens’ favour a aim of a 10-year collective One student asked how the “triple bottom line” approach agreement with B.C. teachers parties planned to balance their to the economy that considers and suggested the students in budgets while also promising to social and environmental the audience were probably increase spending. impacts. more aware of issues of Tessari said the Greens would While first dismissing the teacher contracts, class size and “make it more expensive to question as being one of composition than he is. do things that are bad for the federal jurisdiction, Kuah “Definitely if I come to power environment.” took the microphone after his and I’m education Chouhan noted opponents spoke, offering minister I would fix that that the Liberals that, originally from problem,” he added. were trying to Malaysia, he had personal Responding to a balance their budget experience as a source of question about how the by selling off $800 cheap labour and agreed candidates would help million in assets the federal laws need to reduce post-secondary and produced five be strengthened. tessari chouhan tuition costs, Chouhan previous deficit On the issue of said the NDP would budgets. increased resources establish a $100-million needsKuah countered that for the transit system, Tessari based non-refundable grant NDP leader Adrian Dix is said increases to the carbon program for students that would “planning to spend the money tax would help fund it. pay $1,500 per eligible student that you don’t have.” The Chouhan said funding for more per year. Liberals, meanwhile, are going buses would come from the The party also proposes to to strengthen the economy NDP’s increases on taxes to provide more skills-training by taking advantage of the corporations, big banks and the opportunities to address the province’s “abundance of carbon tax. Kuah, meanwhile, need for an estimated 160,000 natural resources.” floated the idea of a system skilled workers over the next On the recent controversy that tracks when a person’s car five years, he said. over temporary foreign workers is parked, at which point their Kuah countered that when taking Canadian jobs, Chouhan ICBC vehicle insurance could the NDP was last in power, it said such workers are sometimes be used as a transit pass. froze tuition fees which resulted needed, “but not as a cheap Chouhan emphasized the in fewer classes and students source of labour” who have no importance of young people taking longer to graduate. rights and often end up being getting more involved in the He said the Liberals would exploited. The NDP would political process. limit tuition fee increases lobby Ottawa to strengthen the Kuah advised the teens, “Do to two per cent and provide law to prevent its abuse. your research, what is true free textbooks, referring to a “This is a good example of and what is not, and vote your platform promise of making 40 what looks good financially but conscience.”

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It’s Burnaby city hall’s fault that the BC Liberals have not done more to address homelessness in the city. That’s the essence of the party’s answers to a survey on the issue of provincial election candidates organized by the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness. While the BC Liberals say its government has funded more than 1,600 permanent beds in 33 communities, compared to 850 beds in place when it took power in 2001, it said: “But we cannot provide housing solutions in isolation – we need cooperation and commitment from the City of Burnaby.” It has committed more than $520 million this year to build more than 2,200 new supportive housing units for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in B.C. “We encourage the Task Force and Burnaby voters to call on the City to partner

with the province and provide city-owned land for supportive housing projects, as the eight other municipalities have done.” The NDP offers this summary of what it would do: “The BC NDP commits to build up to 1,500 units of affordable non-profit, co-operative and rental housing for low- and moderateincome families, seniors and individuals each year by leveraging the existing $250 million Housing Endowment Fund to support partnerships and equity contributions with local governments, the private sector, and the non-profit and co-operative housing sectors.” Wayne Marklund, BC Conservative candidate for Burnaby-North, wrote: “We must work with BC Housing and the city of Burnaby to ensure that a permanent shelter is available for everyone that is in need. It’s quite obvious that we need to get BC Housing, the City of Burnaby and the provincial government to sit down and develop a program that would begin to meet the growing needs of the homeless

community in Burnaby.” The Green Party of B.C.’s four Burnaby candidates all completed the questionnaire. Carrie McLaren and Wyatt Tessari, Green candidates for Burnaby North and BurnabyEdmonds respectively, said in almost identical submissions that the province needs to find a site “and make sure that there is funding in place from BC Housing for the opening of transitional housing such as that proposed last year for the 401 Motel [which didn’t go ahead due to an absence of provincial funding]. Also, they wrote, “BC Greens would mandate that BC Housing Corp. purchase existing units of market housing that are in current or stalled projects to provide an immediate and expanding pool of permanent below-market and market-rental housing. We would also provide financial support for small-scale, mixedincome, co-op and non-profit housing.” See the full survey responses at:

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NDP plan is borrow and spend VICTORIA – NDP leader Adrian Dix has finally rolled out his “fully costed” election platform. Major policy announcements had been released previously, but there was plenty more spending added to the total. The NDP’s health care plan is surprisingly modest – more money for home support, residential senior care, mental health and addiction services and a rural acute care initiative totaling $159 million over three years. As health critic Mike Farnworth points out, the residential care increase will allow seniors two baths a week instead of one. Full marks to the NDP for this part of the platform. Increases to Community Living B.C., children and families programs and aboriginal friendship centres are also commendable. Other NDP proposals don’t inspire as much confidence.  Raise welfare rates $20 a month and index them to

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inflation. Index the minimum wage to inflation too, at a time when inflation can only rise. Set up a new child bonus program to send $70 per month for each child with family income under $25,000. Lesser payments would go to families with income up to $66,000. This ’70s-style family allowance scheme is based on a “child poverty” claim that misrepresents federal statistics of relative income distribution. The program is optimistically budgeted at $210 million a year. Dix insists it isn’t a “big new social program,” which makes me wonder what would qualify. It would be partly funded by cancelling a B.C. Liberal plan to establish education savings accounts for kids born after 2006. Out with self-reliance, in

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with the nanny state. Another $100 million is added to hire more teachers, to address the teachers’ union’s oftenrepeated but false claim of “a decade of cuts” in education. Another $100 million goes to student grants, much of it further subsidizing the oversupply of English, education, sociology, women’s studies, journalism and other university grads who eventually discover there is little demand for their degrees. As with welfare, increasing support for bad choices can only yield more bad choices. On a related note, the NDP will revive a ministry of women’s equality, “to promote social and economic equality to all government programs....” As with female candidate quotas, the NDP keeps the flame of ’70s socialist feminism alive. The party totals up its new program spending to $988 million over three years. That’s exactly the amount Dix estimates will be raised by tax hikes on corporate income, bank capital, personal income over $150,000,











carbon tax on oil and gas drilling, and cancelling the B.C. Liberals’ RESP and child tax credit plans. As for deficits, the NDP claims that the B.C. Liberal budget hides a deficit of  $800 million this year and similar deficits in the next two years. The B.C. Liberals point to an impressive string of “net zero” wage settlements with public sector unions, the core of their spending control record. Would the NDP continue to hold the line on public service wages, as the B.C. Liberals have done? Dix’s NDP caucus and staff is stocked with former government union officials. Party president Moe Sihota is essentially a direct employee of the same unions. The B.C. Federation of Labour has shaped the NDP’s Labour Code changes, which we won’t see until after the May 14 vote. Since this is the party that appears to be cruising to victory in the May 14 election, I’ll look at what’s not in their platform and other issues next week.

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‘Bosses’ versus ‘leaders’ Can’t help noticing that in her talks Christy Clark refers to business “leaders” and union “bosses.” As they used to say on Laugh-in, “ve-ry interestiiiing.” Russ Leach Burnaby

LET’S GET OUT AND VOTE Re: Only those in the know need to get to the polls (Letters, NewsLeader, April 24) This letter took my blood pressure to a whole new level. Ziggy Eckardt has every right to express his political views. He can make his derogatory remarks about a specific party and/or its elected officers in order to promote the party of his choice. But when he starts to use insulting remarks towards British Columbians in general, that is taking it a few steps too far. Amongst the many crass remarks Mr. Eckardt made, he said “...I would prefer to see even fewer voters at the polls, but those who show up knowing the issues.” Maybe we should leave it up to one voter—himself! In the past, about 50 per cent of eligible voters have gone to the polls. This is alarming. The right to vote is not something we should take lightly. It is not only a huge privilege, but every citizen’s duty.

So let’s make this election one of our priorities and break the poor attendance record. Frank Di Cesare Burnaby

HEALTHY PLANET FIRST, THEN JOBS Re: Being led down the garden path to global warming (Column, NewsLeader, March 29) Chris Bryan’s column was right on the (corporate) money. I’ll bet that in Big Industry’s universe or dimension, lifesustaining ecosystems are supposed to take a back seat to extremely massive crude oil and coal extractions and shipping, creating transport corridor nightmares, just for one thing; and, unfortunately, the pursuit of the almighty dollar is far from unique. Do B.C.ers in favour of basically unhindered resource extraction ever question the good of creating jobs when the planet is getting deathly polluted? Believe it or not, some will dismiss my rhetorical question with a specious, erroneous flip-flop, and will come back with one of their own, such as, ‘well, what good are clean, healthy ecosystems when there are no jobs to allow people to afford to take a day off and breathe the fresh air?’ Frank G. Sterle, Jr. White Rock

GRILLING CANDIDATES There are many questions which I’d like to put to our highly questionable candidates running for election this May. Show me the candidate who answers all these questions to my satisfaction and I’ll show you the candidate who gets my vote. 1. Will you support a No Fee opt-out for people who refuse smart meters? Please don’t refer this matter to the B.C. Utilities Commission when you could easily accommodate refusers by amending the Clean Energy Act. 2. Will you support competition in the auto insurance business? Any government which does so will break ICBC’s monopoly on basic car insurance rates and give people a chance for cheaper car insurance. 3. How dependent is your party on the ethnic vote? If you need them more than you need the non-ethnic vote, then obviously you don’t need my vote. Jim Ervin Burnaby

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NewsLeader team nets industry awards The NewsLeader received several honours during this year’s awards season. At the recent Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards presented by the B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association, the Burnaby NewsLeader received two gold awards. The first was the John Collison Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism by regional reporter Jeff Nagel and a team that included reporters Wanda Chow and Mario Bartel, editor Chris Bryan, and fellow Black Press reporters Matt Hoekstra and Todd Coyne. The award was for Oil & Water, a series exploring the potential impact of the Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline. Mario Bartel won a gold in the Outdoor Recreation Writing Award for “Cycling for Change.” Grant Granger took silver in the Sports Writing category for “Home

turf/Sinclair dazzles on home turf.” Editor Chris Bryan won a bronze award for best columnist for columns “The real solution on the Pattullo” and “Our strange dance with wildlife” in the New Westminster NewsLeader. Burnaby NewsLeader reporter Wanda Chow also took bronze for the Neville Shanks Memorial Award for Historical Writing for “Sisters bid farewell to father’s home.” In the category of Ad Design, over 25,000, the New Westminster NewsLeader’s Matt Blair won gold while Carly Moir took the silver. In Ad Design Award, Collaborative, Over 25,000, Blair won a silver for a Burnaby NewsLeader holiday ad. Earlier, the NewsLeader was recognized with two Canadian Community Newspaper Awards. Mario Bartel placed first for Best Feature Story, circulation 12,500+ while Wanda Chow finished second for Best Agricultural Story for her














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Schools to get carbon cash Mario Bartel NewsLeader


The 249-metre Everest Spirit makes its way to the Second Narrows Bridge in Burrard Inlet, on its way to Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Terminal in Burnaby.

Planned oil surge highlights tanker risks Kinder Morgan Canada is expected to soon announce that it will seek to twin its Trans Mountain Pipeline between northern Alberta and Burnaby. The twinning would mean a huge increase in the amount of crude that transits the pipeline, and in the number of oil tankers passing through local waters each year. This is the ¿rst of a three-part Black Press series looking at the logistics, risks, and politics involved.

Safety precautions don’t sway opponents Jeff Nagel

The Everest Spirit, an oil tanker the length of two and a half football ¿elds, nudges slowly under the Second Narrows Bridge. In its bowels is enough crude oil to ¿ll more than 30 Olympic swimming pools, loading it down so that it sits 13 metres deep in the water, close to the carefully prescribed maximum safe draft for the narrow, shallow channel.

The ship is one of 32 tankers that last year loaded crude from Burnaby’s Westridge terminal, the end of an 1,100-kilometre pipeline that runs from northern Alberta southwest across B.C. to the Paci¿c. But Kinder Morgan, which owns the Trans Mountain pipeline, has big plans to turn the current trickle of oil through Vancouver’s harbour into a gusher. It is expected to formally begin the process this spring to twin the pipeline and increase its current 300,000-barrel-perday capacity to as much as 700,000.


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Burnaby School Board chair Larry Hayes has been appointed by the BC School Trustees Association to help the Ministry of Education allocate money from its new Energy Ef¿cient Capital Account to energy ef¿cient projects by school districts across the province. Hayes will work with the Ministry to develop a formula for distributing the money that comes from carbon offset fees charged to school boards. Previously those funds had been deposited into the Paci¿c Carbon Trust and then distributed to third parties such as Encana Corporation to help reduce its carbon emissions. Environment Minister Terry Lake announced the change to the program last week. The new capital account will make $5 million available to school districts for energy ef¿cient projects that will lower their carbon emissions. That’s good news for B.C. schools, according to BCSTA president Michael McEvoy. Please see SCHOOLS, A8

The Oil & Water series, which took a closer look at the impacts that expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline could have on Burrard Inlet, won first place in the Investigative Reporting category at the Ma Murray awards, put on by the BC/Yukon Community Newspaper Association.

piece on a local farmer bringing a piece of land in Burnaby’s Big Bend back to its agricultural roots.

The NewsLeader also received recognition recently from the Local Media Association, formerly the Suburban Newspapers of America, which represents over 2,000 suburban and community newspapers in the U.S. and Canada. Chris Bryan was awarded first place for Best Opinion Column in the New Westminster NewsLeader, in the 8,001 to 16,000, non-daily circulation class, for his entry comprising “Black Peter,” “Real Solution On Pattullo” and “Club’s Possible Demise.” Wanda Chow of the Burnaby NewsLeader took second place for Best Feature in the over 36,000, non-daily circulation class for “Refugees must repay plane tickets.” The Oil and Water series, meanwhile, received an honourable mention in the Best In-Depth Reporting category in its circulation class, over 36,000, nondaily.



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Tories out of touch In seven years, the Harper government has made a number of changes to our country, many of which have not been for the best. We’ve seen a government that actively attacks science or anything else that impedes their ideological freight train of legislation. Democratic values are routinely eliminated or curtailed. This government remains the only political party that pleaded guilty to an offence in court in the history of Canada. Perhaps the most reprehensible act has come recently, when it has now twice asked soldiers serving in Afghanistan to return combat pay to the government—”at the earliest possible convenience.”   Harper and this federal government asked the troops to serve in a country that has long since become a no-win situation, and instead of supporting these troops the government is now demanding the return of hazard pay. This may surprise the Conservative Party, but Afghanistan is still a danger. To disrespect our troops in the line of fire this way is beyond dishonourable. This government has lost touch. It’s time we elected a new one. Trevor Ritchie Burnaby

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Metro could offload some regional parks to cities Review to explore municipal partnerships to cut costs Jeff Nagel Black Press

Metro Vancouver may cut costs by turning some of its regional parks over to local municipalities to stop inefficently duplicating their efforts. The regional district is embarking on a wideranging service review of its regional parks system that will report back with a draft report by summer and final recommendations by fall. Regional directors increasingly question Metro’s role at some parks, saying it makes little sense for regional district and municipal parks crews to work in close proximity. Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts said Surrey crews could probably easily take over the maintenance of Tynehead Regional Park in the midst of her city. In some parts of North Vancouver, where regional,

provincial and municipal parks abut each other, three separate sets of workers and managers are responsible. “It just doesn’t make sense to have three different land agencies monitoring the same trail within 300 metres,” North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton said at an April 18 Metro committee. Also to be probed is why Metro still runs regional parks like Sumas Mountain and Matsqui Trail in the Abbotsford area, even though that city is in the separate Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD). Directors suggested the FVRD might take on the Metro parks there. Metro needs to either find more revenue or cut costs to free up millions of dollars it estimates are needed to upgrade aging facilities and infrastructure at existing parks, as well as bankroll an ambitious program of acquiring more parkland. Regional planners want to add 5,500 hectares of land to the park system at an estimated cost of $1.1 bllion over 30 years.

Tremendous investment is also needed to make the proposed Experience the Fraser trail network a reality instead of mainly a plan on paper. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said he wants a “real hard look” at the role Metro plays in running parks and whether it makes more sense for local cities to take them on. He noted Metro couldn’t afford to dredge Burnaby Lake Regional Park so his city had to contribute to the cost. The review will examine the parks function’s relevance and look at potential different operating models. Parks deemed regionally or ecologically significant are unlikely to be offloaded. Corrigan was skeptical as to whether Metro staff will deliver “dispassionate” findings that might result in them losing jurisdiction over some parks. Metro has more than 14,500 hectares of parkland in 22 regional parks, five greenways, two ecological conservancy areas and four regional reserves.

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YMCA camps YMCA offers summer school age camps (ages 5-152) all summer long, in Burnaby at Cascade Heights (4343 Smith Avenue) and Stoney Creek (2740 Beaverbrook Drive) elementaries. The camps promote social, emotional and mental development through learning and play. Themes are used throughout the week to add excitement and variety to the program. To learn more, visit or call 604-939-9622.

Burnaby Camping Bureau Burnaby Camping Bureau provides subsidies so Burnaby children with low income can attend the summer camp of their choice. Along with the maximum subsidy of $175 there are partnerships with camps that match the bureau’s dollars, To register for the Burnaby Camping Bureau call 604-299-5778 beginning April 15 for an appointment. Registration begins on May 1. To qualify you must be a residents of Burnaby, have children aged between 5 and 16 years, and are low income but not receiving income assistance. (If you are on income assistance, please apply for the Camp Fees program through the Ministry of Social Development.)

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Many creative camps at Urban Academy Urban Academy, located in New Westminster, offers a number of creative camps this summer. JULY

1) Summer Science Sizzler Come for a week of science that will keep you amazed and teach you wondrous things that you never knew before. Do wild and crazy experiments in the laboratory at Urban Academy and outside as well. Explore biology, chemistry, physics and more. Learn something new about science every day of the week.  Dates: July 2-5, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Ages 5-7) 2) The Story of Jumping Mouse Musical Theatre If you enjoy acting, stories and musicals, this is the camp for you. The Story of Jumping Mouse (by John Steptoe) will serve as a starting point to explore stories, songs, dances and ceremonies from different First Nations traditions. This week-long adventure will take you through acting, music and dance while learning about culture, stories and First Nations culture. You will be invited to make connections between what you are discovering and your own lives in a truly creative way. Dates: July 2-5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Ages 8-12) 3) Science Minds For more experienced scientists this is a week of hands-on activities where students can become botanists for one day, chemists the next, geologists for another and finally physicists for their last day. You will race fluids, watch plants breathe, explore erosion and create colloids. This will be a week of serious scientific fun. Dates: July 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Ages 7-10) 4) Capture and Create: Art, Photography and More This is a fun, creative week geared towards both art and photography enthusiasts. During the week, the program will offer a variety of photographic and art-based explorations. Participants

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wouldn’t take a position on the proposal by VANCOUVER – Kinder Morgan Inc., Four party leaders but announced his squared off Friday in opposition on Monday a debate on CKNW because he doesn’t want radio, with B.C. Vancouver to become a Liberal leader Christy major oil export port. Clark and NDP Cummins leader Adrian Dix characterized both trading accusations the B.C. Liberals and of dishonesty over NDP as big spenders, Tom FleTcher/Black Press budget deficits and oil B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins and B.C. Liberal increasing debt and leader Christy Clark get acquainted Friday. pipelines. running deficit during B.C. Conservative their shared 20-year leader John Cummins and In the debate, Dix pressed his history in government. B.C. Green Party leader Jane campaign’s major attack, that Cummins said he would Sterk got their first high-profile the government’s pre-election abandon the quasi-privatization exposure to voters provincebudget isn’t balanced, because of BC Ferries and bring it wide. A televised debate is set the B.C. Liberal government back under direct government for 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 29. lowballed spending and claimed control. As the key part of the revenues from pending asset Sterk’s strongest moment campaign for the May 14 sales. Clark said rating agencies was when she backed Dix’s election approaches, Angus maintained B.C.’s triple-A credit call to reinstate independent Reid Public Opinion’s monthly rating because they accept the research into which prescription poll showed Clark’s B.C. revenue and debt forecasts in drugs should be covered by Liberals up three points to 31 the February budget. Pharmacare. She said the per cent in voting intention. Dix was pressed on his government dumped the The NDP held steady with decision to oppose expansion research to help pharmaceutical a commanding lead of 45 of the 60-year-old Trans companies. per cent, while the B.C. Mountain oil pipeline from Clark countered that her Conservatives slipped one point northern Alberta to Burnaby government has cut the cost of to 11 per cent and the Greens and northwest Washington. Dix generic drugs, reducing costs for lost three points to 10 per cent. maintained for a year that he patients.

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New oil port might satisfy NDP promise Horgan doesn’t rule out pipeline twinning with different terminal Jeff Nagel Black Press

Imagine a twinned Kinder Morgan pipeline that sends oil sands crude not to its current Burnaby export terminal but to one in northwestern Washington instead. Or Deltaport. It would still mean hundreds more tankers carrying much more crude oil through the Gulf Islands, past Victoria and up the west side of Vancouver Island. But NDP leader Adrian Dix would have kept his Earth Day election promise not to transform Vancouver harbour into “a major oil port.” NDP energy critic John Horgan did not rule out that scenario in a Black Press interview last week, going so far as to say he met Kinder Morgan officials the previous day and anticipates their proposal could evolve ahead of a

formal application later this year to the National Energy Board. “It wouldn’t be a challenge in Burrard Inlet any longer,” Horgan said, when asked if oil flowing to a different terminal would still be problematic for the NDP. “There are a number of options they may pursue,” Horgan said, adding he can’t prejudge them because the company has not yet made them public. “I’ll leave it to them to put forward the options they consider viable,” he said. “The current proposal is a massive expansion of export capacity in Burrard Inlet. So I’m hopeful Kinder Morgan will review our leader’s position and act accordingly.” Kinder Morgan officials didn’t comment on the idea of a new terminal this week. A statement posted online in February says the company has considered terminal alternatives but has yet to find an option

compelling enough to deviate from the existing corridor. Horgan was also asked if a less sensitive terminal might be Deltaport or even Fraser Surrey Docks, which could accept larger ships if the Massey Tunnel is replaced with a bridge. “Deltaport would be a more likely scenario [than Fraser Surrey Docks for Kinder Morgan to propose]. But again those are options for the proponent.” He cautioned any twinning of the pipeline would be “transformative change” that would present “a challenge and a problem for us” but that it would be up to Kinder Morgan to bring back proposals that are defensible and in the public interest. The Trans Mountain pipeline forks at Abbotsford, with a spur running south to Cherry Point refineries in northwest Washington. Running the new pipeline south at Sumas to a new export port in Washington


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The impending arrival of U.S. retailer Target in B.C. may come mainly at the expense of Walmart, a new poll suggests. An Insights West poll found 82 per cent of shoppers are likely to shop at Target if there’s one nearby and 96 per cent are aware it’s coming. Pollsters say respondents were broadly enthusiastic and attribute that to brand awareness

– 69 per cent of B.C. residents polled have visited a Target store in the U.S. before, 35 per cent within the last year. That level of recognition outstrips other U.S. retailers that have yet to enter the Canadian market, such as JC Penney and Nordstrom. “Target is well positioned with British Columbians even before market entry,” Insights West senior vice president Catherine Dawson said. About a third of respondents said they won’t shop less often anywhere else after Target arrives, while 28 per cent said they’d cut back on visits to Walmart. Between 16 and 14 per cent said they’d spend less at other larger retailers like The Bay, Winners, London

Drugs and Best Buy. Most of those polled said they expect new U.S. retailers here will force other chains like Walmart and Costco to reduce their prices. But they’re not under any illusions that prices will be as cheap as at its U.S. stores – 87 per cent said they don’t expect U.S. retailers to offer south-of-theborder prices here. Target’s already open stores in Ontario charge somewhat more than in the U.S. for most items. The retailer has cited higher transportation costs, wages and duties as the reason. Consumers were split on whether Canadian retailers are to blame for a lack of competitiveness against U.S. chains. Dawson said it appears B.C. shoppers are torn about what will happen when Target arrives.

“While they will certainly shop these big U.S. retailers and hope for a positive impact on our economy, they worry about it hurting Canadian businesses,” she said. Clothing and various products for the home top the list of categories those polled said they expect to buy at Target Canada. Fourteen per cent of those polled disapprove of U.S. retailers and 31 per cent said they’re indifferent to Target’s plans. Target is to open 19 locations in B.C. in the coming months. The first Lower Mainland locations opening this spring include sites in Delta, Coquitlam and Langley, while more expected by winter in Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Abbotsford and Chilliwack.

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The City of Burnaby is seeking public input on a proposed Secondary Suite Program to manage the legalization of existing suites and allow for the development of new suites in singlefamily dwellings. To learn more visit our Information Displays in your community: Saturday May 4, 10 am to 4 pm McGill Library Lobby 4595 Albert Street Wednesday May 8, 2 pm to 8 pm Tommy Douglas Library Lobby 7311 Kingsway Saturday May 11, 10 am to 4 pm Bob Prittie Library Lobby 6100 Willingdon Avenue Wednesday May 15, 2 pm to 8 pm Cameron Recreation Complex 9523 Cameron Street

The Information Display will also be in the City Hall Lobby (4949 Canada Way) from May 6th to May 17th during open hours, 8:00 am to 4:45 pm (Thursdays: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Please visit our website to view more information and to complete our Opinion Survey: Contact us if you have questions. Email us at: Telephone: 604-294-7400 Fax: 604-570-3680

Staff will be available to explain the proposal and answer your questions. PLANNING & BUILDING DEPARTMENT

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Tune in to 1920s-era radio Burnaby Village has created its own station to capture radio’s golden age


hotographer Frank Leonard’s 1928 photograph of “The Lumberjacks” captures a typical scene in early radio broadcasting. Much of the music broadcast in the 1920s and 1930s was performed live in the studio. And despite their name, The Lumberjacks clearly did not dress for a day of working in the woods. People dressed up for a radio performance, even if no one saw them.

lisa Codd This summer, the Burnaby Village is revisiting the early years of radio with a special exhibit, On the Air: Live from the Burnaby Village Museum. The museum has created its very own station: Radio BVM, playing news and entertainment from the 1920s and 1930s, as well as recently recorded content that reflects on the history of Burnaby and the region. The broadcast can be heard on several antique radios located throughout the heritage village. Visitors can listen to the broadcasts, participate in radiorelated activities, or watch material being produced in the working radio studio Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. On Thursdays in May and June, special guests are being interviewed live on the air, featuring a variety of topics related to Burnaby, and the history of radio. Topics range from the early development of interurban railways, to the rise of the “crooner” as a musical star.  The exhibit was developed in partnership with the Society for the Preservation of Antique Radio in Canada, BCIT’s Evolution FM, and the Canadiana Costume Society.

VanCOUVeR PUbliC libRaRy 9531

The singing group The Lumberjacks performing in the studio of Vancouver station CKWX in April 1928.

For opening day on Saturday, May 4, visitors can stop in to see the exhibit and participate in broadcasts. At 3 p.m., Royal BC Museum Archivist Dennis Duffy will be on site, interviewed live on Radio BVM about his extensive knowledge of the early history of radio in B.C. Families will also enjoy live music performances from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., and can participate in a free tour of the

1912 C.W. Parker Carousel at 1:30 p.m. • The Burnaby Village Museum is open for the summer season Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from May 4 to Sept. 2. Admission is free, and carousel rides are $2.21. Lisa Codd is the curator at the Burnaby Village Museum.

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SPrInG eConoMIC uPDAte Featuring 2013 BBot AGM Wednesday, June 5, 11:30am – 1:30pm hilton Vancouver Metrotown

Enjoy a light lunch reception with 100 business professionals before hearing the Spring Economic Update from Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist of Central 1 Credit Union and popular economic commentator. Also features the 2013 Burnaby Board of Trade AGM and Board of Director elections.

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TransLink officials estimated delays of about an hour and called it one of Jeff Nagel the worst service Black Press disruptions in recent TransLink is years. apologizing to Repairs were passengers after completed later that a major SkyTrain night and the system disruption Thursday was running normally evening meant lengthy Friday. Black Press file waits for hockey fans The failed power line Power failed on a section of the SkyTrain line last Thursday expansion joint had heading to a Canucks night, causing frustrating delays for passengers. game. operated for 27 years as Officials say a power said the fact it happened in rush part of the original 1986 Expo rail expansion joint failed hour and while fans were trying Line. between 22nd Street and New to get to the Canucks’ last All such joints of that vintage Westminster stations, forcing regular season home game was being replaced in a$33-million them to shut down SkyTrain “particularly difficult on our upgrade of the power rail service on that section of the passengers.” system between Nanaimo and Expo Line around 5:30 p.m. A bus bridge was put in place Scott Road stations over the Fred Cummings, president of and some passengers were able next two years. TransLink’s SkyTrain subsidiary to take the Millennium Line.


VISIT: VISIT: Join up to 300 people for this annual event. Run or walk around one of Burnaby’s most picturesque parks. Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome. A great way to keep fit and meet new friends. Registration packages are available only at Bonsor Recreation Complex. Early bird rates available until April 14. For more information, please call 604-297-4580. Registration begins March 7, 2013 at Bonsor Complex.

Saturday, May 25 8:30-10:30am Deer Lake Beach Parking Lot 5435 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby

Gold level community partners

Price on April 14 and after $15.00 per child 12 years & under $25.00 per adult

Price before April 14 $10.00 per child 12 years & under $20.00 per adult

Official T-shirt and water bottle included Silver level community partners Prices do not include tax.

This event is in support for the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness

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INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . . . . 1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . 9-57 TRAVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-76 CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80-98 EMPLOYMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . 203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK . . . . . . . . . . . 453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE . . . . . . 503-587 REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603-696 RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-757 AUTOMOTIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804-862 MARINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903-920




EXP CLASS 1 TEAM DRIVERS Earn up to $6500/mo. Send resumes Fax:604-598-3497 Truck Drivers req’d F/T for Euroasia Transload Inc. Salary: $23.00/hr Duties: Drive trucks over long distances, load & unload goods. Pre-trip inspection. Emergency roadside repair. Record cargo & trip details. Requirement: previous exp required. Contact: Tanjid Ka @ Location: Burnaby, BC.


AGREEMENT It is agreed by any Display or Classified Advertiser requesting space that the liability of the paper in the event of failure to publish an advertisement shall be limited to the amount paid by the advertiser for that portion of the advertising space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there shall be no liability in any event beyond the amount paid for such advertisement. The publisher shall not be liable for slight changes or typographical errors that do not lessen the value of an advertisement. cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition. reserves the right to revise, edit, classify or reject any advertisment and to retain any answers directed to the Box Reply Service and to repay the customer the sum paid for the advertisment and box rental.

DISCRIMINATORY LEGISLATION Advertisers are reminded that Provincial legislation forbids the publication of any advertisement which discriminates against any person because of race, religion, sex, color, nationality, ancestry or place of origin, or age, unless the condition is justified by a bona fide requirement for the work involved.

COPYRIGHT Copyright and/or properties subsist in all advertisements and in all other material appearing in this edition of Permission to reproduce wholly or in part and in any form whatsoever, particularly by a photographic or offset process in a publication must be obtained in writing from the publisher. Any unauthorized reproduction will be subject to recourse in law.

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All parties having claims against the said Estate are required to forward particulars of same to the law firm of WINGHAM LAW CORPORATION, Solicitor for the Personal Representative, at P.O. Box 1489, Vanderhoof, British Columbia, V0J 3A0, on or before the 22nd day of May, 2013 after which date the claims filed may be paid without reference to any claims of which the Personal Representative then has no knowledge.



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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....

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Land Parcel Sale By Tender SW 17-28-29W1 RM of Shell River, MB. 80 acres. Hay/Pasture/Bush For Farm/Recreation/Acreage. Highest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. Closes 05/17/2013 204937-7054 (Roy).

2 bdrm bright apt.

SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

• Hvac Gas Fitting • Electrical *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service



Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402



TOWNHOUSES 604-575-5555

Always! Delivering Top Soil, Bark Mulch, Sand and Gravel, Spreading services. Simon 604-230-0627


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

Pomeranian pups. Ready/Vet chkd. M&F. 778-838-2700, 604-504-1559. PUG AVAILABLE for stud service. He is a rare silver male, purebred but not registered. ALSO GOLDEN RETRIEVER (not reg.) available for stud (OFA hips and cert eyes). Mission 604-820-4827


NOONS CREEK Housing Co-op Orientation Meeting, Saturday, May 4th at 1pm in the common room located at #58-675 Noons Creek Dr. Port Moody. We are accepting applications for 2 - 3 bdrms. Subsidy wait list avail. Share purchase from $1400-$1800. $15 Non-refundable application fee required. Applications available at orientation Please call 604-469-9763

P/B blues. Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN $1000 604-308-5665



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



604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley






Always! Landscaping Services, Pwr Raking, Delivery, Spreading, Yard &Rubbish cleanup 604.230.0627



C & C Electrical Mechanical



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

#1113 LOW COST ELECTRIC Panel Upgrade • Reno’s -Com/Res. Heating • Trouble Shooting Licensed & Bonded. 604-522-3435

• ELECTRICAL • FULL PLUMBING SERVICES • HVAC GAS FITTING *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service




The Scrapper


Panorama Court Spacious & clean 1 & 2 bdrms avail. From $750 - $1020/mo. No pets.

Call 604-540-6732 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

A20 NewsLeader Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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She always made sure you ate your veggies. Return the favour by buying her a Kin’s fruit basket! Prices effective: May 1st to May 5th, 2013 *While * Quantities Last Sweet & Nutritious

Fresh & Flavourful



Fresh & Flavourful

Sweet & Flavourful

Driscoll Strawberries (1lb)



California Grown

HotHouse Strawberry Tomatoes (255g)



Locally Grown

Sweet & Juicy

Jumbo Haden Mangoes

Large Navel Oranges

Mexico Grown

California Grown



Locally Grown

Royal City Centre

Marine Way Market

Brentwood Town Centre Lougheed Town Centre

116 - 610 6th Street Across from Shoppers 604.520.9923

200-7515 Market Crossing Burnaby, Beside PriceSmart

58 - 4567 Lougheed Hwy Beside IHOP 604.298.8299

206 - 9855 Austin Rd Beside Purdy’s 604.420.0788

OPEN same as mall hours

OPEN same as mall hours

OPEN same as mall hours

604.432.6199 OPEN 9am to 8pm

Now Hiring Shift Leaders at Royal City Centre and other locations. Great benefits and advancement opportunities. FAX: (604) 272-8065 EMAIL:

Burnaby NewsLeader, May 01, 2013  

May 01, 2013 edition of the Burnaby NewsLeader

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