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Richard Lee does it again Blocks NDP sweep of every Burnaby seat at all levels Wanda Chow
Burnaby north ndp candidate Janet routledge came 833 votes short of upsetting Bc liberal incumbent richard lee, who secured a fourth term.
NDP boost local ranks in losing cause Shin to join Corrigan, Chouhan in Victoria Wanda Chow
In a shocker of an election result, the BC Liberals defied the pollsters and won a majority government Tuesday. That’s despite the New Democrats gaining an additional seat in Burnaby, bringing its total to three out of four. In Burnaby-North, Liberal incumbent Richard Lee was the only candidate from his party to prevent an all-out NDP sweep of
the city. By defeating the NDP’s Janet Routledge by 833 votes, Lee maintained the riding as a Liberal bastion. It was Lee’s fourth consecutive election victory dating back to 2001 when the NDP were swept from power. Over in Burnaby-Lougheed, the NDP’s Jane Shin won her seat by 523 votes over Liberal challenger Ken Kramer. The victory in the riding vacated by the retiring Liberal Harry Bloy came despite repeated questions raised by the Liberals over Shin’s medical and academic qualifications.
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The two NDP incumbents in which Routledge lost by only four Burnaby held onto their seats per cent. handily. The Greens’ Darwin Burns Raj Chouhan won his (Burnaby-Lougheed), Rick Burnaby-Edmonds riding by McGowan (Burnaby-Deer 1,883 votes over Liberal Jeff Lake) and Wyatt Tessari Kuah. (Burnaby-Edmonds) all won In Burnaby-Deer Lake, roughly eight per cent of the Kathy Corrigan was again vote in their ridings. Chouhan the victor, this time by about The two BC Conservative 700 votes over Liberal Shian candidates were also Gu. non-factors with Christine Clarke The Green Party of BC didn’t winning 8.2 per cent of the vote come close, although they could in Burnaby-Lougheed and Wayne have played spoilers in Burnaby Marklund (Burnaby North) just 522 North with Carrie McLaren taking votes, or per cent. 4x1.25_small_appliances_ad_final.pdf 1 2.64 12-03-05 1:20 PM twitter.com/WandaChow 6.86 per cent of the vote in a race in
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Election result ‘pretty stunning’: MLA Corrigan A sign negative campaigns work? Wanda Chow
Burnaby-Deer Lake’s incumbent New Democrat MLA Kathy Corrigan won her riding but the focus now will be on the BC Liberals’ come-from-behind win despite Premier Christy Clark losing her own Vancouver-Point Grey seat. “It was pretty stunning actually, to see that result, but I guess the people of B.C. spoke,” said Corrigan, who defeated Liberal Shian Gu by about 700 votes. “The really ugly American-style of negative campaign devoid of facts, it works apparently.” The NDP will take a look at the campaign “and analyze it probably to death,” she said. “I think it was clear that the negative ads left a real impression in the minds of voters, and I was even hearing that on the doorstep.
Unfair as it was, it did have an impact so I think that made a difference across the province.” As for whether the NDP will have to follow that model, Corrigan stressed that there’s a distinct difference between being personally negative against the candidates and pointing out their record in office. “Maybe we didn’t do that well enough, pointing out the negative record of the Liberals,” she said. “Maybe the people of B.C. over the next while will take a look at it and say, ‘wow, we just re-elected a government that has done this, this, this and this. And we didn’t like them for that a couple of months ago but somehow that was lost in the campaign.’” In Burnaby-Edmonds, perhaps the NDP’s safest seat in the city, BC Liberal candidate Jeff Kuah paid a visit to incumbent Raj Chouhan’s campaign office to offer his congratulations. Chouhan won by 1,883 votes. But on Tuesday night, Kuah
Burnaby-Deer Lake incumbent MLA Kathy Corrigan embraces a supporter at her campaign party on Tuesday night. She acknowledges the BC Liberals’ negative election ads had an impact on voters’ perceptions.
was gracious in defeat. “Anything is possible but I think Mr. Chouhan has a good team and I try my best and we’ll see come May 27 how’s the final result and I truly congratulate Mr. Chouhan,” he said by phone. Chouhan said he was happy
with his win but disappointed with the overall result. “I’m pleased people in Burnaby-Edmonds, they put their trust in me and I’m looking forward to representing them in Victoria with their issues, be it seniors issues, children or
Pipeline issue pivotal, Clark says Premier says TV debate a ‘turning point’
pledge to wait for a formal project application became a major campaign issue. Jeff nagel Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Black press Premier Christy Clark said she Kinder Morgan’s proposed believed the TV debate was the twinning of the Trans turning point of the campaign Mountain oil pipeline for the Liberal rebound through the Lower and that the NDP’s Kinder Mainland looks more likely Morgan position was a factor. with the B.C. Liberals Clark said voters weren’t staying in power than if the impressed by “the idea that NDP had won Tuesday’s you’re going to say ‘No’ CLark election. to economic development NDP leader Adrian Dix before you even see it.” had vowed to block a big increase She stressed the province will put in oil tanker exports from Metro any Kinder Morgan proposal to the Vancouver. same requirements as the planned His reversal of a previous Enbridge Northern Gateway
pipeline to Kitimat, including world-leading safeguards against ocean and land spills as well as a substantial share of benefits for B.C.’s risk. “The five conditions aren’t going to change,” Clark said. “Any expansion of heavy oil is going to have to meet those five conditions.” The Trans Mountain pipeline from northern Alberta to Burnaby has operated for more than 50 years but Kinder Morgan wants to nearly triple its flow to 890,000 barrels per day, resulting in many more oil tankers plying Vancouver harbour. twitter.com/jeffnagel
housing, whatever that issue may be.” He said he was pleased with NDP leader Adrian Dix’s positive campaign, saying he “stuck with issues like child poverty, lack of housing, skills training, seniors… The NDP and the caucus, we will be very strong and make sure the government is accountable on all those fronts.” Chouhan said Kuah ran a positive campaign that focused on the issues, but that was not the case with the Liberal party as a whole. “Obviously it had an impact on some people but in my view that’s not the way to do it. We need to bring people back to the whole process in a positive way rather than scaring them away from this democratic process,” he said. “In my view, the negative attack ads, the negative campaigning is not the answer.” twitter.com/WandaChow
Preliminary results Burnaby-Deer Lake Kathy Corrigan Shian Gu Rick McGowan
BC NDP BC Liberal Green
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48.32% 43.52% 8.17%
7,897 6,058 1,342 176
51.04% 39.15% 8.67% 1.14%
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43.14% 40.18% 8.49% 8.20%
Richard T. Lee BC Liberal 9,376 Janet Routledge BC NDP 8,543 Carrie McLaren Green 1,359 Wayne Marklund BC Conservative 522
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Watching the election results come in Tuesday night, Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart was less than impressed with the work of pollsters in the lead-up to voting day. Despite polling results that showed the NDP constantly leading, the BC Liberals managed an upset victory, winning 50 seats to the NDP’s 33. “If the result stays the way it is, it’s been a disaster for the pollsters. Angus Reid predicted a plus-nine-per-cent margin of support for the NDP and Ipsos Reid had a plus-six, it looks like it was not even close,” said Stewart, a political science professor at Simon Fraser University before he was elected in 2011. “The pollsters are really going
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Richard Lee (left) chats with a supporter at his election night party in Burnaby North. Lee has defied the odds in Burnaby, as the only politician of three levels of government that is not NDP.
‘We were hopeful’: Routledge the Liberals in power with its She couldn’t comment on campaign focus on economic whether she might entertain But on Tuesday night, with development and fiscal further forays into politics. “I about a dozen campaign management. wouldn’t rule out anything.” workers on hand at his hardBy early Wednesday Any analysis of the result to-find, second-floor office on afternoon, he was finally will likely consider the impact Lougheed Highway, Lee was breathing easy. “I think it’s OK of the two other parties. The being cautious, having now,” he said with some BC Conservatives’ Wayne become used to close understatement. Marklund receiving only 522 results in his previous On Tuesday night, votes, or 2.64 per cent, not four campaigns, including Routledge was still not enough to put a dent in the a loss in 1996. conceding defeat as she Liberals’ support. Meanwhile, Apart from 2001, when awaited all the numbers the BC Green Party’s Carrie the NDP were wiped out to come in from the McLaren earned 6.86 per cent routLedge polls. But by Wednesday at the polls across the of the vote, which could have province, the difference morning, her defeat had siphoned support away from between the winner and the started to sink in. Routledge, who only lost by runner-up in the riding has “We were surprised, we’re still four per cent. ranged from 65 to 766 votes. surprised but it’ll take a couple But McLaren denied that was “It’s still very close, a few of days to reflect on it and a factor. hundred votes could change figure out what happened and “The whole vote-splitting very quickly,” Lee said Tuesday why it happened,” she said. “We thing, we would probably have night a little over an hour after were very hopeful for quite a got, if anything, disaffected the polls closed. long time in the evening.” Liberals, I think,” said He said he wouldn’t be Routledge hadn’t yet thought McLaren, who was thrilled surprised if he won by only 200 about what is next for her, that Green candidate Andrew votes. after spending two years Weaver (Oak Bay-Gordon In general, Lee said he campaigning in the riding Head) made history by being received a “warm reception” on following months of petitioning the party’s first elected MLA in the doorsteps, and while people against the harmonized sales B.C. twitter.com/WandaChow might not agree with his point tax. of view, there was always discussion about policies OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4:00PM and issues. “Every election I #1901 - 892 Carnarvon St, always feel a little bit NEW WESTMINSTER behind so I catch up The Azure at Plaza 88 • 2 beds & den 2 baths,1150 sq ft OPEN HOUSE and work a little bit SUNDAY 2-4:00PM • Granite counters, hardwood harder,” he said. Despite floors, A/C, S/S appliances 8049 Gilley Ave, BURNABY his years of experience, • Safeway, Starbucks, Shoppers • Fabulous South Slope starter home “It doesn’t get easier, and the Skytrain at your door • 5 bed /3 bath 2054 sq ft and...a fabulous it’s hard work, [door• 2 kitchens /$1245 /month income from water view! the basement knocking] every day four W • 55’ x 120’ lot PRICED AT NE to five hours usually for PRICE! $485,000 • Schools, transit within walking distance the whole month.” PRICED AT $699,000 In the end it paid off, with Lee taking Burnaby North by an 833-vote margin over Routledge. He believes he rode REMAX the wave of support CENTRAL Exceptional Client Commitment that ultimately kept Each office independently owned and operated 604.649.4883
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The fall and rise of the BC Liberals What the hell happened? That’s been the question that’s been wagging jaws since the moment it was clear the BC Liberals had won the election Tuesday night. Defying polls and pundits, the big question was how could all the predictions have been so wrong. Some say Christy Clark successfully became the first female to be elected premier in B.C. because she had a simple message and repeatedly hammered it on every tour stop she made in the province: Strong economy, secure tomorrow. Dix’s message was more nuanced: Change for better, one practical step at a time. It left room for people to ask, change to what? Perhaps the economy—and the looming fear that the horrible fiscal mess afflicting other countries could soon land here— is what drove many folks to plug their noses and vote for the devil they know. Lord knows the BC Liberals and Christy Clark’s leadership
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left much to be desired. In press releases, the BC Liberal media machine kept a running tally of what they said Dix’s promises would cost. The message was clear, taking a page from the Social Credit W.A.C. Bennett days in B.C.: Beware the red under the bed. Some say this election proved positive campaigning doesn’t work. That Dix should have worked harder to point out the failings of the BC Liberal government, kept things like BC Rail, and cost overruns for BC Place and the Vancouver Trade and Exhibition Centre fresh in people’s minds. If there was an absence of dirt shoveled by the NDP campaign, there was also an absence of gold voters could hold onto.
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Skills training? A healthy, diversified economy? If Christy Clark’s populist style and megawatt smile evoked memories of Bill Vander Zalm and inspired the wariness reserved for door-to-door salesmen, Adrian Dix’s deadpan delivery left many cold. Dix’s decision, mid-campaign, to state clear opposition to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion plan may be seen as a pivotal blunder. The Liberals seized on this as a sign the NDP would stifle industry (read: jobs and revenues) in B.C. It may be untrue, but as every political dog knows, messages like that stick to your fur. Meantime, though it was a staggering loss for the NDP provincially, the party’s fortunes improved a little in Burnaby with the theft of Burnaby-Lougheed from the Liberals. Beleagured MLA Harry Bloy had called it a day, and the Liberals ran a new face in Ken Kramer. Despite the damage their
missteps did to their party, it’s surprising people like Bloy continue to be involved in campaigns. He was at Kramer’s election night event, apparently telling a local news reporter she was “not welcome.” So too with Burnaby’s Brian Bonney, who was involved in the Liberals ethnic outreach scandal, and was back volunteering this month with the BurnabyLougheed campaign. Remember that ethnic outreach scandal? I, for one, was convinced that was the final nail in the BC Liberals’ fortunes. Still in Lougheed, concerning at this point is the absence of Jane Shin, the NDP’s victor. After she got flack during the campaign for irregularities in her resume—can she practise medicine or not?—and an unfortunate comment she made on a blog more than a decade ago, she all but disappeared. Even Tuesday night, she was invisible. Please see SHIN’S INVISIBILITY, A7
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Election was a great disappointment Then I noticed that my voting location was relocated to further away from my home. However I was still allowed to vote in the original location after showing my I.D. Then I found out that one of the candidates on the ballot had the unfortunate name of Christine Clarke with no party affiliation listed. When I asked the scrutineer who she was, I was told that she had filed her nomination papers late and so there was no time to list her affiliation. And without an all candidates meeting, I didn’t know anything about her, nor did the scrutineer. There were four spaces on the ballot and I wrote four words “No Debate No Vote.” No wonder that voter turnout is always dismal. Jim Ervin Burnaby
Why not try to prove him Wrong? Re: Good to know who we’re dealing with (Letters, NewsLeader, May 10) Mayor Corrigan’s response to Gwyn Morgan’s opinion column was interesting, to say the least. What happened to traveling the high road in this election? Because the going got tough things are back to normal? It is even more noticeable that Mr. Corrigan did not use even one word to prove Mr. Morgan wrong. Ziggy Eckardt Burnaby
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Man arrested in stabbing indicient A 22-year-old Burnaby man has been arrested after a domestic violence incident led to a woman being stabbed in the throat Saturday evening. On May 11 around 9 p.m., Burnaby RCMP were called to a home in the 6900-block of Adair Street. “A woman had run to her neighbour’s residence bleeding profusely from stab wounds to her neck and head,” said Burnaby RCMP Corp. Dave Reid in a press release. The woman was injured during an argument with her partner who had fled the scene on foot. The victim was taken to Royal Columbian Hospital where she was treated for her wounds. Coquitlam RCMP later located and arrested the suspect. Lorne Rose, 22, of Burnaby is charged with attempted murder and breaching bail conditions. He has been remanded in custody.
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Kramer said in an interview Wednesday that he entered the race late and had limited time to set up his campaign office and team, but still put in 18-hour days trying to get the Liberal message out. As for the negative campaign against Shin, which drew the focus away from policies and issues, Kramer said, “I took the high road for a lot of that and I did not do a lot around that element.” He did say that Shin’s absence became a challenge as she wasn’t available to respond to questions. The riding was the only one in Burnaby that didn’t hold a single all-candidates debate, he noted. With his loss, Kramer took consolation in his party winning the election overall. “We overcame all the pundits out there who told us at the beginning of the election that it couldn’t be done, we were going to be wiped out, we would be replacing our leader,” he said. Kramer will now return to his law practice and community work and admits he’s caught the political bug. “I’ll be back in four years. In Burnaby they’re going to get to know me really well over the next four years and I’m going to ensure that in 2017 we’re ready to move forward stronger than ever.” Shin was unavailable for comment before the NewsLeader’s deadline. twitter.com/WandaChow
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Burnaby’s drinking water comes from three mountainous watersheds: The Capilano Reservoir, the Seymour Reservoir and the Coquitlam Reservoir. These reservoirs are protected areas that are operated and managed by Metro Vancouver and closed to public access to prevent human caused contamination. The three large supply lakes collect water from snowmelt, creeks and streams. Metro Vancouver treats and tests the water for quality at the source before it is delivered through thousands of kilometres of pipes and water mains to Lower Mainland municipalities like Burnaby.
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■ Use a rain barrel to collect rain water for use in gardens and planters. Residents can purchase rain barrels for $70 (including tax) at the Still Creek Recycling and Yard Waste Depot. ■ Follow the lawn sprinkling regulations. Your lawn only needs 25 mm (1 inch) of water per week which can easily be applied on your sprinkling days.
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Watering your lawn too much? Restrictions are in place from June 1 to September 30. Residential addresses: • Even-numbered addresses may sprinkle lawns 4-9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. • Odd-numbered addresses may sprinkle lawns 4-9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Non-residential addresses: • Even-numbered addresses may sprinkle lawns 1-6 a.m. Monday and Wednesday • Odd-numbered addresses may sprinkle lawns 1-6 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. • All non-residential address can also sprinkle 4-9 a.m. Friday.
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A12 NewsLeader Friday, May 17, 2013
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The Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates the total payouts to MLAs who didn’t win or seek re-election could top $26 million. The government injects $4 for every dollar politicians contribute, and the resulting pensions are also inflation adjusted. “The MLA pension payout ATM is spitting out cash at
A long list of departing MLAs – both Liberals and New Democrats – are now in line for lucrative pensions, whether they retired voluntarily or were defeated at the polls.
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Premier Christy Clark said she will wait until election results are finalized and she has met with her 49 MLAs before deciding where to seek a seat to replace the one she lost Tuesday. NDP challenger David Eby defeated Clark by more than 700 votes in Vancouver-Point Grey, knocking on doors while Clark traveled the province on the leader’s tour. At a news conference Wednesday, Clark shrugged off the loss, saying the seat was closely contested when Gordon Campbell held it and also had little time to campaign there. Asked repeatedly about polls that predicted her doom, Clark noted that she discussed that briefly with Prime Minister Stephen Harper when he called to congratulate her on winning the party’s fourth term. And she offered some advice on polling to reporters who gathered at the Vancouver cabinet offices. “You guys get this stuff for free,” Clark said. “You should take it for what it’s worth.” Results don’t become official until May 27, and there could still be changes in current legislature: 50 B.C. Liberals, 33 NDP MLAs, B.C. Green Andrew Weaver and Delta South independent Vicki Huntington. Clark said she regrets the loss of cabinet ministers Ida Chong and Margaret MacDiarmid, but she is pleased to have a balance of 25 returning MLAs and 25 newcomers in the B.C. Liberal caucus.
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TM The Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/ Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/ Sonata GL Auto / Tucson L 5-Speed Manual with an annual finance rate of 0% for 84 months. Bi-weekly payments are $69/7$9/$119/$119. No down payment required. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual for $14,344 at 0% per annum equals $79 bi-weekly for 84 months for a total obligation of $14,344. Cash price is $14,344. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,495. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. ▼Fuel consumption for 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.3L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Elantra Sedan L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.2L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Sonata GL Auto (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM)/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual (HWY 7.7L/100KM/10.4L/100KM) are based on Energuide. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. ♦Price of models shown 2013 Accent 4 Door GLS Auto/ Elantra Limited/ Sonata Limited/Tucson Limited AWD are $20,094/$24,794/$30,564/$34,109. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Price adjustments of up to $2,500/$3,100/$4,000/$250 available on 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/Sonata GL Auto/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual. Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. *Purchase, finance or lease an in-stock 2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster/Genesis Coupe/Sonata/Sonata HEV/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL/Tucson/2012 Sonata HEV during the Double Savings Event and you will receive a Price Privileges Fuel Card for customers in Alberta and Saskatchewan or Preferred Price Fuel Card for customers in British Columbia worth $218 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$320 (2013 Sonata, 2012/2013 Sonata HEV)/$350 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL). Price Privileges Fuel Cards issued for customers in Alberta & Saskatchewan cannot be used in the province of British Columbia. Based on Energuide combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Accent Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Coupe Auto (6.6L/100km)/Elantra GT Auto (6.6L/100km)/Veloster 1.6L Auto (6.3L/100km)/ Genesis Coupe 2.0L Auto (8.6L/100km)/ Sonata 2.4L Auto (7.3L/100km)/Sonata HEV Auto (5.2L/100km)/Tucson 2.0L Auto (8.2L/100km)/Santa Fe Sport 2.4L FWD Auto (8.6L/100km)/2012 Sonata HEV Auto (5.3L/100km) and the combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Santa Fe XL 3.3L FWD (9.9L/100km) as determined by the Manufacturer as shown on www. hyundaicanada.com at 15,400km/year which is the yearly average driving distance as referenced by Transport Canada’s Provincial Light Vehicle Fleet Statistics, 2011, minus one full tank of fuel provided at the time of delivery of 2013 Accent (43L), Elantra (48L), Elantra Coupe (50L), Elantra GT (50L), Veloster (50L), Genesis Coupe (65L), Sonata (70L), Sonata HEV (65L), Tucson (58L), Santa Fe Sport (66L), Santa Fe XL (71L), 2012 Sonata HEV (65L), this is equivalent to $0.30 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$0.40 (2013 Sonata, 2013 Sonata HEV, 2012 Sonata HEV)/$0.35 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL) per litre savings on each litre of gas up to a total of 725 Litres (2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster), 800 Litres (2013 Sonata/2013 Sonata HEV/2012 Sonata HEV) and 1,000 Litres (2013 Genesis Coupe/Tucson/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL). Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. ▲Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). †Ω*♦Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.
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TM The Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/ Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/ Sonata GL Auto / Tucson L 5-Speed Manual with an annual finance rate of 0% for 84 months. Bi-weekly payments are 69/7$9/$119/$119. No down payment required. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual for $14,344 at 0% per annum equals $79 bi-weekly for 84 months for a total obligation of $14,344. Cash price is $14,344. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,495. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. ▼Fuel consumption for 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.3L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Elantra Sedan L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.2L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/Sonata GL Auto (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM)/ Tucson L 5-Speed Manual (HWY 7.7L/100KM/10.4L/100KM) are based on Energuide. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. ◆Price of models shown 2013 Accent 4 Door GLS Auto/ Elantra Limited/ Sonata Limited/Tucson Limited AWD are $20,094/$24,794/$30,564/$34,109. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Price adjustments of up to $2,500/$3,100/$4,000/$250 available on 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/Sonata GL Auto/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual. Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. *Purchase, finance or lease an in-stock 2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster/Genesis Coupe/Sonata/Sonata HEV/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL/Tucson/2012 Sonata HEV during the Double Savings Event and you will receive a Price Privileges Fuel Card for customers in Alberta and Saskatchewan or Preferred Price Fuel Card for customers in British Columbia worth $218 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$320 (2013 Sonata, 2012/2013 Sonata HEV)/$350 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL). Price Privileges Fuel Cards issued for customers in Alberta & Saskatchewan cannot be used in the province of British Columbia. Based on Energuide combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Accent Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Coupe Auto (6.6L/100km)/Elantra GT Auto (6.6L/100km)/Veloster 1.6L Auto (6.3L/100km)/ Genesis Coupe 2.0L Auto (8.6L/100km)/Sonata 2.4L Auto (7.3L/100km)/Sonata HEV Auto (5.2L/100km)/Tucson 2.0L Auto (8.2L/100km)/Santa Fe Sport 2.4L FWD Auto (8.6L/100km)/2012 Sonata HEV Auto (5.3L/100km) and the combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Santa Fe XL 3.3L FWD (9.9L/100km) as determined by the Manufacturer as shown on www. hyundaicanada.com at 15,400km/year which is the yearly average driving distance as referenced by Transport Canada’s Provincial Light Vehicle Fleet Statistics, 2011, minus one full tank of fuel provided at the time of delivery of 2013 Accent (43L), Elantra (48L), Elantra Coupe (50L), Elantra GT (50L), Veloster (50L), Genesis Coupe (65L), Sonata (70L), Sonata HEV (65L), Tucson (58L), Santa Fe Sport (66L), Santa Fe XL (71L), 2012 Sonata HEV (65L), this is equivalent to $0.30 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$0.40 (2013 Sonata, 2013 Sonata HEV, 2012 Sonata HEV)/$0.35 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL) per litre savings on each litre of gas up to a total of 725 Litres (2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster), 800 Litres (2013 Sonata/2013 Sonata HEV/2012 Sonata HEV) and 1,000 Litres (2013 Genesis Coupe/Tucson/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL). Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. ▲Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). †*◆Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.
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in a row, everyone is basking in the sunlight and spirits are high, but the rain and cooler temperatures are bound to return since it is only May after all. The weather, a great conversation starter is also the source of so much inspiration for artists—think Group of Seven and their rugged images of Algonquin Park and the Canadian Shield, or William Turner and his images of the violent power of the sea or John Constable and his scientific records of atmospheric conditions—all have provided much fodder for discussion and admiration over the centuries. Probably the most famous group of artists who were inspired by their surroundings and painted en plein air, a French expression which means “in the open air” were the Impressionists. Paintings by this group of artists are widely reproduced and readily available in poster and card formats. Perhaps you recognize the names of some of the artists – Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Pick a medium—whether it’s a camera, sketchbook or canvas—and get out Renoir and Edgar Degas. and take a shot at capturing your world. For added inspiration, why not take Impressionism was a a class. movement of the late 19th your camera, a sketch book century in which Paris-based techniques resulting in an art and pencil, or take a class and painters aligned themselves. of spontaneity, sunlight, and record your world—you will be Their works featured relatively colour. The modern world small, yet visible brush became their subject matter and surprised at what you see. strokes, open the changing • For information about compositions, seasons, nature Shadbolt programs, festivals and an emphasis and leisure time and theatre performances visit on the accurate their records of shadboltcentre.com. depiction of the day. Geraldine Parent light in its As the seasons Geraldine Parent is the arts changing qualities and the weather services manager and ordinary changes in at Shadbolt Centre subject matter. It was a Burnaby and throughout for the Arts. different way of seeing. The Metro Vancouver there is much Impressionists developed new to see and experience. Grab
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Ballet BC perform at the Shadbolt
Theme is Expect the Unexpected
Ballet BC dancer Alexander Burton. Michael Slobodian contributed photo
The Shadbolt Centre is hosting a special performance with Ballet BC that runs Thursday, May 23 to Saturday, May 25. Be prepared to re-think your concept of ballet and choreography in this performance series where Ballet BC’s new work is unveiled. As Artists-in-Residence at the Shadbolt Centre over the 2012/13 season, Ballet BC’s Choreographic Series focuses on developing new choreographers and choreography from within the company, culminating in this sneak peak of their works-in-progress. This performance offers a chance for dancers within the company to explore their own creative process as choreographers. The choreographers and dancers have been based in the studios of the Shadbolt over the past year, and tasked with developing new work based on the theme of “expect the unexpected,” which they’ll perform on these three nights. All performances are at 8 p.m. at Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Ave. For information and tickets visit ShadboltCentre.com or call 604-291-6894.
Meet Burnaby’s Tina Palazzo, Kin’s Green Fighter…
Alicia’s next challenge is to submit a recipe with fruits and veggies. Visit the Kin’s FB page to vote for your favourite!
Tina is working on leading a healthier life and wants to continue this with the Kin’s Green Fighters challenge. When Tina Palazzo embarked on her Kin’s Green Fighters fitness and health challenge, she was overwhelmed. She had to construct a plan to make better food choices, do more exercise, begin a blog, gear up for promotional events, on top of her daily work and family matters. “After I got off the initial shock of what I had to do, I just said to myself one step at a time,” says Tina as she heads into the home stretch of her 13-week journey. She also kept a positive attitude and surrounded herself with a solid support network. All helped keep her on track. “If we all continue to keep a positive attitude and keep trying and never quit, it will happen.”
May 17, 2013 Goal: In many ways my life feels on track, but physically it doesn’t. I want to be healthier and more fit. Fundraising Goal: $750 donation to the Canadian Cancer Society
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River District opens weekly farmers market
Spring brings visitors to outdoor market Southeast Vancouver is welcoming summer with the weekly farm market at River District, ParkLane Homes’ waterfront community that covers 130 acres and includes homes, shops, green space, restaurants and community amenities. The first market took place on May 4, and saw more than 500 people come out to wander the market and purchase some goodies. “The incredible turnout is a testament to the diversity and quality of this year’s farm and artisan vendors,” says Yosh Kashara, General Manager of Sales and Marketing at ParkLane Homes. “We couldn’t be happier with the support
from the community.” Market visitor and local resident Jonathan Murkin was excited to see the market open this year. “We’ve been waiting for the market to open,” he says. “It’s a great addition to the neighbourhood.” Among the items being sold at the market are fruits and vegetables, breads, flowers, skin care and jewellery. The farm market will take place every Saturday between May 4 and October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kerr Street Plaza. For a full list of vendors participating at the market and for more information, visit www.riverdistrict.ca
Sunny Birch Bay
Finding old-fashioned flavour at Shorewood Cottages By Kerry Vital
Everyone has fond memories of their childhood summer vacations, spending time with family and friends and playing outside for hours. Now you can make more memories with Shorewood Cottages, just minutes from the Canada-U.S. border in Birch Bay. “You get the best of both worlds,” says Chris Hughes, a local RE/ MAX broker who grew up in West Vancouver, and a partner in Compass Point Project Marketing. “It’s relaxed and quiet when you get here, but you can be at the beach in two minutes.” Shorewood is located on a sunny plateau with over eleven acres total and seven acres of private parkland and trails, so outdoor activity will be a large part of your life. There will also be picnic areas, a bocce ball court, a community herb garden, an ocean lookout with a fire pit (called Sunset Point) and a clubhouse with an outdoor pool and hot tub. The picturesque setting includes a stream behind many of the cottages and ocean views from the front of the property. Hughes notes that the property is very dog-friendly, for those who could never leave man’s (or woman’s) best friend behind. The cottages themselves are homes
away from home, with stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, a cozy fireplace and hardwood flooring. Outside, you’ll find West Coast Craftsmen architecture and a private patio. There are a variety of two- and three-bedroom floorplans available, ranging from 1,082 to over 1,500 square feet. The cottages “are high-end from a finishing perspective, but exceptional value,” Hughes says. “These are real residences you can stay in all year round.” The location is the biggest draw for buyers. The famous C Shop, which sells candy, pizza, baked goods and other treats, is a minute away, along with miles of Birch Bay beachfront, restaurants and cafes, and plenty of outdoor activities. You’ll also find Birch Bay State Park and boat launch, water
slides, go-carts, mini-golf and several golf courses nearby. “There are a ton of things to do,” Hughes says. “Most weekends you’ll find something going on.” Among those things are arts and music festivals, fireworks, the Birch Bay Marathon, parades, sandcastle contests, car shows and many other events. Plus crabbing, clamming and fishing are lots of fun for the family and great for dinner! “We’re just 12 minutes from the border,” says Hughes. “You can come down with the family for the entire summer or just for the day.” He also notes that if you’re not able to come down to the cottage yourself, you can rent it out to other families
looking for a beach getaway. The developers of the property include two Canadian families, and most of the buyers so far are from the Lower Mainland. “You can’t touch this price anywhere in the Lower Mainland,” Hughes says. “It’s much more affordable to buy in the U.S. Plus, there’s a minimal amount of legal fees (and) no property purchase tax.” Cottages at Shorewood start in the low $200,000s. For more information, visit www.shorewoodcottages.com, email email@example.com or call 1-888-255-8121. The show cottages are open Wednesday through Sunday between noon and 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment.
These are real residences you can stay in all year round,” says Chris Hughes of Compass Point Project Marketing.
The cottages at Shorewood are built in a West Coast Craftsmen style, above, with plenty of natural light, cozy stone fireplaces, left, and a variety of two- and three-bedroom floorplans. The beach is just two minutes away, top, so outdoor activity will be an integral part of your life.
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Garﬁeld STREET at 541 Garfield Street, New Westminster Beautiful 2 owner custom built home in the very desirable Heights! Amazing views and super family neighbourhood. Updated kitchens, top of the line appliances, gas line off the back deck, 2 bedroom legal suite down. 4 bedrooms in total and 2 updated bathrooms, lots of wood work attention to details. Close to excellent private and public schools. Hume Park, transit, double garage / lane access / RV parking! Visit www.traceydavies.com for the virtual tour and lots of photos!
For more information please contact Tracey Davies at Park Georgia Realty at 604-421-7275
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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
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604.562.0957 or 604.961.0324 EXCEL ROOFING LTD. All kinds of roofing work. Reroof, New, Repairs. Free est. (778)878-2617 10% OFF - Call 604.812.9721 AMG ROOFING & SIDING. Re-roofing, new roof, gutters. WCB
WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $160 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $180. 604-856-8877
Lake. 4 k to Ashram 4 k to Riondel & beach. 2 3/4 acres & 2 storey unﬁnished (but furnished) “Small is Beautiful” cabin. Good benches for building, one with lake view. In Aug,12 appraised at $170,000 but older, ﬂexible vendor open to offers & might carry part of mortgage for suitable person or couple. For info & viewing please call : 1-780-5660707
BURNABY: 7967-19th Ave. Sat. & Sun. May 18 & 19, 10am-2pm. Tools, Radio Tubes & Furniture.
WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422
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
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....
Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.
Call (604) 931-2670
RIVIERA MANOR 409 Ash St. New Westminster 1 Bed. 2nd floor and 2 Bed. Penthouse available. Heat, hot water and T.V. cable included. Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402
1 Bed. New carpet and parking included.
DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
Call Manager @ Phone: 604-526-0147
www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557
PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS From $140,000. No time limit to build. Near by lake access. ALSO: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel at $390,000 owner wants to retire and will carry financing. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
Please Call The Scrapper
26 DAZZLING TOWN HOMES
Come and see. Daily 11 to 7pm 14905 60th Ave. Surrey, B.C. Come see what’s cookin’ in our kitchens. More counterspace, cabinets & more drawers to store!
thegroveatcambridge.ca Hans at Global 604-597-7177
709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL CHILLIWACK WAREHOUSE 5,400sf. @ $4.50sf. + 3N 5 offices & 2 bathrooms. Two 3 phase & single phase power. 1 bay door 12 x 12. (604)941-2959
SIMON FRASER VILLAGE
4 Bdrm end unit, 1776 sq/ft, 2.5 baths, wood f/p, 2 decks +patio, sgl garage, backs to trees. Complex has outdoor pool, sauna, squash courts & clubhouse. ~~ Asking just $363,500. ~~
Steve & Gloria Hamilton RE/MAX Lifestyles Realty 604-467-8881
NEW WEST: Bachelor ste. H.w heat, lighting inc. g/flr. Lndry, cbl. $650/mo. May 15. (604)780-0048
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
COQUITLAM: 3 bdrm + 1-1/2 baths. 5 appl, gas f/p. Covered sundeck & carport. Totally reno’d. 1500sf. Upper Deluxe duplex. Insuite lndry. $1450 + 50% utils. Refs. n/s, n/p. (604)421-0744
6985 Walker Ave
CARS - DOMESTIC
W W W. M I L A N I N O R M A N . C O M 150+ USED CARS & TRUCKS!! 1-888-534-4745 A+ BBB RATED
Bright large 1br for rent fully reno, available immediately very clean quite building.
Difﬁculty Making Payments? No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
*NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell! $200 ~ 604-484-0379
FOR SALE BY OWNER
GREAT STARTER HOME &/OR INVESTMENT ON RIONDEL RD. above Kootenay
HUSKY WOLF X pups. Four; 8 wks old. $500/ea. 1st shots/dewormed. Glenn 604-308-3396 Boston Bar.
Spring Cleaning Special
APARTMENT/CONDO Large 2 br located in a Central Coq Co-op. $810/mo. No subsidy. Close to transit, schools, and shopping.
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• Hvac Gas Fitting • Electrical *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service
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GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr. Licensed & Insured. Seniors Discount. 778-773-3737
Rooﬁng Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.
Journeyman Call 604-345-0899
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
Starting $40/hr. LICENSED & INSURED ✶ Local & Long Distance ✶ ✶ Seniors Discount ✶
Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.
25 yrs in rooﬁng industry
359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
Always! Delivering Top Soil, Bark Mulch, Sand and Gravel, Spreading services. Simon 604-230-0627
★ Reasonable Rates ★
MOVING & STORAGE
ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
Mainland Rooﬁng Ltd.
COQUITLAM Ctr. Bright 2bdr gr/lvl full bath, share w/d. Avl now, ns/np. $850 +share utils. 604-616-2725 NEW WEST 7th Ave/12 St. Bright 2 bdrm bsmt suite, nr transit and all amens, newly reno’d with h/w flrs, cat ok. Now/June1, refs req. $1100 incl all utils/cble. 604-521-5156. PoCo Mary Hill 2bdr, full bth, sh ldry, Suit sm fam or 1 or 2. NS/NP. $775m inc. util. 604-306-1701 eves PORT COQUITLAM 2 bdrm grnd lvl laminate flrs, pri entry, $900 + 1/2 utils. Avail now. (604)464-4794
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Friday, May 17, 2013 NewsLeader A27
Join up to 300 people for this annual event. Run or walk around one of Burnabyâ€™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
Bronze level community partners
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A28 NewsLeader Friday, May 17, 2013
me o H w e N r You f o rs u o T ee r F e v i s u l c Ex
We’ve Ren ovated !
Open House & Sundae Social Join us for a tour of our renovated community, then join our residents for a delicious sundae to get the inside ‘scoop’ on The Mulberry. June 12th, 2013 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM Please RSVP by June 9th to 604.526.2248 7230 Acorn Avenue, Burnaby firstname.lastname@example.org themulberry.ca
Published on May 17, 2013