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Choo choo! Two cities’ centennial celebrations are gathering steam
Take a train to the past in PoCo & PoMo By Diane Strandberg THE TRI-CITY NEWS
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Port Moody Station Museum curator Jim Millar, dressed in his conductor’s uniform, is preparing for a heritage train ride from Port Moody to Mission on Sunday, Aug. 18. Tickets cost $30 and are available at the museum on Murray Street (cheque or cash only). Another, shorter trip is planned the same weekend between Moody and Port Coquitlam.
Fresh food and a helping hand, too By Gary McKenna THE TRI-CITY NEWS
Fresh, nutritious food is a luxury for some fixed-income families and seniors but the expansion of a farmers’ market coupon program could change that. This week, the provincial government announced it would be investing $2 million into an initiative that gives financially struggling households $15 worth of coupons each week to make purchases at their local farmers’ markets. see AIMING TO IMPROVE, page 6
All aboard! That’s sure to be a well-used phrase on the weekend of Aug. 17 and 18 when a CP Rail heritage train rolls in to the Tri-Cities. As part of Port Moody and Port Coquitlam centennial events, the 1950s train will be picking up passengers so they can experience what rail travel was like before airlines and autos became at the major modes of transportation for the masses. “It’s a little bit of nostalgia for folks to know what it was like to ride a passenger train in the 1950s,”said Jim Millar, curator of the Port Moody Station Museum, who is co-ordinating the train ride for his city. see CAR NAMED, page 17
Change for Burquitlam Townhomes, apt. block are planned By Janis Warren THE TRI-CITY NEWS
Eighteen homes on the south side of a Burquitlam block are now boarded up. A long fence down the top of the five acres is there for security. One property even has an excavator waiting in the front yard.
The Vancouver-based developer Intracorp has been assembling the land over the past two years and is waiting for the go-ahead from city hall to build 107 three-storey townhomes and a 99-unit, five-storey apartment block at 514-554 Foster Ave. and 636-640 Aspen St. In 2011, when company representatives first came before council with a pre-application
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Boarded-up homes on Foster Avenue in Burquitlam. for 124 townhomes, the city temporarily
halted the bid, saying it was “inconsistent” with
the 2002 Burquitlam Neighbourhood Plan, a visioning document expected to get updated this fall. Like other transitioning communities in Coquitlam — they include Austin Heights, Maillardville and City Centre — Burquitlam will feel the squeeze of significant growth in the coming years. see CHANGES, page 9
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SUMMERTIME SAFETY: Alcohol doesn’t mix with driving, boating or swimming
Buntzen booze bonanza for police By Gary McKenna The Tri-CiTy News
The beach at Buntzen Lake was soaked in booze after the Coquitlam RCMP dealt with a staggering 225 liquor pour-outs at the park last weekend. Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Jamie Chung said despite the fact police have stepped up patrols at local parks and beaches, more people are still consuming alcohol in public. He added that since he has been with the detachment, he has never seen so many liquor offences in one weekend. “Last year, we did not see that high a number of pour-outs,” he said. “Even in the last few weekends before this last one, the numbers were a lot lower.” On top of the 225 pourouts, police also issued 16 tickets for liquor-related offences and removed 30 people from the park for rowdy or unruly behaviour, he said. Despite the numbers, Const. Chris Nordlun of the Coquitlam RCMP’s Rural Section said most people come to the beach to barbecue and enjoy time with their families. The number of people who bring booze to
This weekend will mark the last few days of Drowning Prevention Week, an effort launched by the Life Saving Society to draw attention to drowning deaths and water safety. The week runs from July 20 to 28 and during that time, beach-goers are encouraged to be cautious around the water and swimmers to know their limitations. According to the B.C. Coroners Service, between 2008 and 2012, 58.7% of drowning deaths occurred between May and August. Eighty-one per cent of drowning victims were male and alcohol was a contributing factor in 40.2% of cases. local parks and beaches is relatively small but they seem to bring large amounts of alcohol with them, he said. “We came across six
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Paramedics and firefighters tried to resuscitate a 21-year-old Port Coquitlam man who drowned while swimming in Maple Ridge’s Alouette Lake on July 18. young men who were launching two canoes into the lake and they had 72 beers with them,” he said. “Speaking of disaster waiting to happen,
not one of them had a lifejacket.” He added that 40% of all drowning incidents involve alcohol consumption and beach-goers
should leave the booze at home when they head to the water. Of the 397 drowning deaths that occurred in B.C. between 2008 and
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38 taken off the road for drinking, driving By Gary McKenna The Tri-CiTy News
Coquitlam RCMP’s summer CounterAttack program has already taken a number of impaired drivers off the road this summer. Since the beginning of the month, police have issued 15 90-day immediate driving prohibitions, nine three-day prohibitions and 14 24-hour suspensions. Coquitlam RCMP Const. Michelle Luca said Mounties have also been successful at reducing the number of people who have been injured on the
“The goal is reducing injuries and fatalities on the road.” Const. Michelle Luca road since the beginning of the year. “Impaired driving is one type of high-risk behaviour that we deal with on the road,” she said. “The goal is reducing injuries and fatalities on the road.” Since the beginning of 2013, the Coquitlam detachment has seen a
15% decrease in injuryinvolved collisions and a 49% decrease in pedestrian collisions. The combination of the RCMP’s CounterAttack program mixed with other driving enforcement strategies are directly linked to the drop in injuries and fatalities on local roads, Luca said. Drivers can expect to see more CounterAttack road checks throughout the summer. Drunk driving stats were not available from Port Moody Police before The Tri-City News’ print deadline. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Big plans for PM traffic calming By Jason Roessle The Tri-CiTy News
A raft of traffic safety projects may be pushed forward after Port Moody council heard there is sufficient money in asset reserves for the work. A resident of Parkside Drive spoke as a delegation to council July 9 asking that work slated for that roadway be undertaken this year instead of 2015, where it currently sits in the schedule. Following this request, the city’s engineering/ transportation department detailed all traffic calming projects included within the 2013-2017 capital plan and presented it to council at Tuesday’s meeting. Staff noted that from a financial perspective, all the projects could be done simultaneously and that would result in cost savings. The reserve can go into the negative in 2013-2014 with a commitment from council to repay the funds in following years. An amendment to the motion, which was subsequently approved, called for staff to report back to council on the financial feasibility and potential cost savings of moving all the projects forward to this year. Coun. Gerry Nuttall was the lone politician opposed, saying even if council decides to do all the projects simultaneously in the next year, the Parkside work should be moved up in the schedule (it’s currently seventh on the list). “I think we can answer the question about Parkside Drive tonight,” he said. “There’s capacity and room in the budget. I’d like to see it move forward in 2013.” But Coun. Rosemary Small said, “I don’t understand why Parkside Drive is put ahead,” adding,“There are a lot of safety issues
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Aiming to improve health continued from front page
Eileen Dwillies, a manager at the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market, which is open Thursdays in the summer, said the program will go a long way toward helping disadvantaged people acquire healthy produce. “Food banks often don’t have the facilities to have fresh fruit,” she said. “With an afternoon market, this is fruit that is picked that day.” There is also an education component that comes with visiting the farmers’ market. Dwillies said the gatherings often feature classes on how to use various fruits and vegetables that can help to expand a person’s cooking horizons. “What I am hoping is that it will teach more people how to use the food,” she said. “It is mostly education we are hoping to get through this.” According to the provincial government, the coupons are treated like cash and can be used to purchase a variety of food products, from produce to meat and dairy. The program is expected to support about 1,300 families and 400 seniors province-wide in 2013 at 34 participating markets, including those in PoCo, Coquitlam and Port Moody. Farmers’ markets must partner with a local nonprofit to participate in the coupon initiatives. In PoCo, the coupons are distributed by the Wilson Centre seniors group while the Coquitlam Farmers Market, which runs a Sunday market as well as one on Fridays in PoMo, has partnered with the Healthy Babies program out of the Fraser Health Unit on Wilson Avenue in PoCo. When a coupon is used, the vendor is reimbursed by the organizers of the farmers’ market at the end of the event and the program is administered by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. Tabitha McLoughlin, the executive director of the Coquitlam Farmers Market, is familiar with the coupon initiative and said Coquitlam was one of the pilot markets when the program was launched in 2009. Opening the doors of
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Notice of Public HeariNg
Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the following proposed bylaws. This meeting will be held on:
Monday, July 29, 2013
Statement within two years of the adoption of a Regional Growth Strategy. The Metro Vancouver Board adopted the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy on July 29, 2011. If approved, the City of Coquitlam Regional Context Statement will act as a policy link between the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy and the City’s OCP, and will describe how the City’s OCP links with the Regional Growth Strategy.
location: city Hall council chambers, 3000 guildford Way, coquitlam, bc V3b 7N2
How do I find out more information?
Immediately following the adjournment of the Public Hearing, Council will convene a Regular Council Meeting during which it will give consideration to the items on the Public Hearing agenda.
address: 801 Henderson avenue
The intent of bylaw 4420, 2013 is to amend City of Coquitlam Zoning Bylaw No. 3000, 1996 to rezone the subject property outlined in black on the map marked Schedule ‘A’ to Bylaw 4420, 2013 from RT-1 Two-Family Residential to CS-1 Service Commercial.
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If approved, the application would facilitate a 14-lot residential subdivision comprising six (6) small village single-family lots and eight (8) street-oriented village homes on eight (8) fee simple lots.
SCHEDULE 'A' TO BYLAW 4420, 2013
Prior to the Public Hearing written comments may be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office in one of the following ways:
To afford Council an opportunity to review your submission, please ensure that you forward it to the City Clerk’s Office prior to noon on the day of the hearing.
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Please also be advised that video recordings of Public Hearings are streamed live and archived on the City’s website at www.coquitlam.ca.
Fax: to the City Clerk’s Office at 604-927-3015.
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Verbal submissions may only be made in person at the Public Hearing. The City Clerk’s Office will compile a Speakers List for each item. To have your name added to the Speakers List please call 604-927-3010. Everyone will be permitted to speak at the Public Hearing but those who have registered in advance will be given first opportunity.
In person: City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7N2;
How do I provide input?
Regular mail: 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7N2;
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You may also obtain further information with regard to the bylaws mentioned above on the City’s website at www.coquitlam.ca/publichearing and by phone at 604-927-3430.
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City of Coquitlam Zoning Bylaw No. 3000, 1996 to rezone the subject property outlined in black on the map marked Schedule ‘A’ to Bylaw 4411, 2013 from RS-2 Single Family Suburban Residential to RS-7 Small Village Single Family Residential and RTM-1 Street-Oriented Village Home Residential.
address: 3411 roxton avenue
The intent of bylaw 4411, 2013 is to amend
If approved, the application would facilitate the development of a carwash facility, to be operated in conjunction with the existing service station at 750 Lougheed Highway.
Additional information, copies of the bylaws, supporting staff reports, and any relevant background documentation may be inspected from July 17 to July 29, 2013 in person at the Planning and Development Department, Coquitlam City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.
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Written submissions provided in response to this consultation will become part of the public record which includes the submissions being made available for public inspection at Coquitlam City Hall and on our website at www.coquitlam.ca. If you require more information regarding this process please call the City Clerk’s Office at 604-927-3010.
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The intent of bylaw 4410, 2013 is to amend City of Coquitlam Zoning Bylaw No. 3000, 1996 to rezone the subject property outlined in black on the map marked Schedule ‘A’ to Bylaw 4410, 2013 from RS-2 Single Family Suburban Residential to RS-7 Small Village Single Family Residential and RTM-1 Street-Oriented Village Home Residential. If approved, the application would facilitate a 14-lot residential subdivision comprising six (6) Small Village Single Family lots, and eight (8) Street-Oriented Village Homes on eight (8) fee simple lots.
regional context Statement
The intent of bylaw 4421, 2013 is to amend City of Coquitlam Citywide Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 3479, 2001 to incorporate a new Regional Context Statement (RCS) into the City’s Official Community Plan (OCP). The Local Government Act requires all municipalities to submit a Regional Context
Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any of the bylaws described above after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Kerri Lore Deputy City Clerk
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Changes concern residents continued from front page And with the Evergreen Line coming up North Road in 2016, Burquitlam is poised to be a major transit hub, with stations at Lougheed Town Centre and near Burquitlam Plaza. But with densification will come growing pains for residents, city council says. At Monday’s public hearing — before city council deferred its decision for one week to think more about Intracorp’s request to change the land use along Foster — several Burquitlam residents stepped forward to voice their concerns. Besides the extra traffic, on-street parking and noise the development would generate, the BurquitlamLougheed Neighbourhood Plan update hasn’t started yet, they argued. Issues were also raised about the environmental impacts and security at the Burquitlam Community Gardens. They also said there was little consultation when the proposal changed to 206 units. “You need to keep residents in the loop,” said Ben Craig of the Oakdale Neighbourhood Association. Therese Weel of the Burquitlam Community Association said she drew up a petition in March, when the legal notices were published and letters were mailed out to affected agencies, that called for a smaller development, as put forward in the original plan.
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Intracorp has bought 18 homes on the south side of Foster Avenue. It plans to develop the properties for townhomes and an apartment block as well as expand Burquitlam Community Gardens.
“We canvassed the neighbourhood and ultimately collected the signatures of 29 residents living near the development,” Weel told The TriCity News. “Researching, understanding the issues, discussing the options and providing written feedback requires considerable time and effort. “ Th e r e s i d e n t s — through their individual and collective efforts — have responded clearly and cohesively.” Still, David Jacobson, Intracorp’s senior development manager, said the concept for the apartment came late, while the company was working with city staff. Coquitlam’s new Transit-
Oriented Development Strategy (TDS) calls for high growth around rapid transit centres. Asked what efforts Intracorp made to consult the public about its new plan, Jacobson responded by email yesterday (Thursday) saying, “Since the TDS and resulting development objectives were all part of the broader Burquitlam Neighbourhood Plan update process, city staff wanted to ensure that all public notifications and open houses were city-directed. “Intracorp respected this request to not get ahead of the city’s planning process and we understand that all required public notifi-
cations were properly conducted by the city.” Meanwhile, as council weighs the pros and cons next week, it will also consider the financial benefits. The Intracorp application is the first to fall under the TDS that was adopted last July. As a result, the company would be required to pay community amenity contributions. For the city, that translates to $600,000 for a future recreation facility, which is needed in Burquitlam. As well, Intracorp says it will offer more housing choices in Burquitlam, an area that has the city’s largest rental stock. Its apartments will typically have one and two bedrooms while the townhomes will be 1,400 to 1,650 sq. ft. each and have a minimum of three bedrooms. City council is expected to consider the Intracorp proposal at Monday’s council meeting. email@example.com
Centennial Events Port Moody: Yesterday & Tomorrow
Display on until September 15, Port Moody Station Museum Local resident and modeller Jim Buckley has constructed a nine block model of Clarke Street in the 1930s complete with a working CPR train. Then, jump ahead 90 years to the year 2020 with a Lego display created by the Vancouver Lego Club.
Centennial CPR Train Excursion
August 18. Tickets now on sale at the Port Moody Station Museum, $30, cash only Hop a ride on a Heritage Diesel train this summer! The Port Moody Heritage Society joins with CPR to offer vintage train rides to the public. Take a one way train trip to or from Mission and bus back.
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■ WHAT WE THINK:
s there a better time of year to be a (hungry) resident of British Columbia? Chilliwack corn. Okanagan peaches and cherries. Blueberries and other produce from the Fraser Valley. This beautiful B.C. bounty offers summer meal possibilities aplenty. And it’s a reminder of the enormous value to our province of its farmers. In the Tri-Cities, shoppers are fortunate they can go directly to the source for juicy blueberries. They can also take advantage of a nature’s riches at the region’s three farmers’ markets, supporting local growers: • Fridays, 3 to 7 p.m., Port Moody rec complex hosts a market; • Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coquitlam Farmers Market takes over the parking lot at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St., Coquitlam (entrance off Winslow Avenue); • and Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m., Port Coquitlam Farmers Market is held at Leigh Square, behind city hall; We encourage you to check them out and enjoy the best of B.C.
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Are ever-rising gas prices changing habits? AS I SEE IT Frank Bucholtz
he soaring price of gasoline is on the minds of many people this summer. There is some evidence, mostly anecdotal, that it is starting to change people’s habits. I’ve heard that Vancouver Island is hungry for tourists this summer. While gas prices are just one factor — the main one being the huge expense of taking the ferry — they can’t be dismissed. Additionally, the long lines going to and from the U.S. are at least partially driven by gas prices. Even though gas prices there have also risen steeply, gas remains cheaper south of the border, largely because there is far less tax on gas in Washington state. Unfortunately, the cheaper gas price leads to more Canadians doing other shopping in the U.S. and killing two birds with one stone. They are also hurting local businesses and reducing
local tax revenue. I was driving in a number of areas of Surrey last Sunday and was quite surprised at how few vehicles there were on the road, particularly as the Fusion Festival was on — and that event was supposed to attract 100,000 people. While many used transit, which is great, one would think some people might drive. But judging by the few vehicles I saw in the middle of the day on roads like 96 Avenue, 128 Street, Scott Road, 72 Avenue and King George Boulevard, many people weren’t driving anywhere. The high levels of taxation on gasoline are the prime reason that gas is often $1.50 per litre in most parts of the Lower Mainland. When it hit that level in 2008, people were outraged. This time around, it seems people are quietly fighting back. In Langley, prices have been a little lower, mainly due to Costco opening up a gas bar and lowering their prices. This has caused other retailers to follow suit, although the prices just across the Surrey border in Cloverdale are
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“The high levels of taxation on gasoline are the prime reason that gas is often $1.50 per litre in most parts of the Lower Mainland. When it hit that level in 2008, people were outraged. This time around, it seems people are quietly fighting back.” often up to 10 cents a litre higher. TransLink and the provincial and federal governments aren’t about to lower gas taxes, even by half cent a litre. They are addicted to the revenue. That’s why we will never see the carbon tax go away. Even if it was scientifically proven that the earth was cooling, that
tax is staying. And when a politician judges that he or she can get away with it, it will be boosted. While most people would live with high gas taxes if there was an alternative, that alternative does not often exist in Langley and other areas of the Lower Mainland, including parts of the Tri-Cities. People in these places have poor or no transit service, and that’s why they get angry when they hear about subways to UBC and gondolas to Simon Fraser University. World oil prices have risen, and that has something to do with our gas prices. But according to experts, it seems they have more to do with refinery shutdowns, wholesale prices and even the lack of pipeline capacity. One thing is for sure: Most people have no more money in their pockets than they did last summer. So with the price of gas as much as 20 cents a litre more than it was a year ago, that means many people are driving much less than usual.
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FACE TO FACE: Is the British anti-internet porn plan sensible and workable?
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arlier this week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron revealed an interesting idea in an attempt to combat child pornography in his country. He wants every household in the U.K. to have its access to internet porn blocked by default. Homeowners would then have to ask their ISP provider to opt out of this block. My colleague opposite and I — like 99.9% of the population — agree that government can and should do more to eradicate child pornography in this country but he thinks the U.K. plan goes too far. I, on the other hand, think it’s an idea we should adopt here. Even adult pornography is something we should be discouraging. First, it’s not healthy for our children to have access to this stuff. “Many children are viewing online pornography and other damaging material at a very young age and... the nature of that pornography is so extreme, it is distorting their view of sex and relationships,” Cameron said in his speech. It’s true. While parents can add filters to their home computers, how many of you actually do that? How many of you know how? And besides, with laptops, smart phones
and tablets, our teenagers are mobile and could potentially gain access to internet porn when outside the home. A blanket policy such as Cameron’s would effectively keep porn away from children and teenagers. It would also decrease porn consumption in the adult population, which isn’t such a bad thing. A recent study by the Witherspoon Institute, signed by more than 50 academics, claims that pornography consumption can “damage people of all ages and both sexes, negatively impacting their relationships, productivity, happiness and their ability to function in society.” To be clear, measures such as those proposed in Britain will not make internet porn illegal — it would still be available to those that really want it.You would just have to opt-in for it. It would be just like the old days at video stores, where you would have to go in to the back room to get your special videos. I understand there are technical challenges with Cameron’s plan, and I doubt you can block all the internet porn, but it’s a step in the right direction — for children and for all of society.
“To be clear, measures such as those proposed in Britain will not make internet porn illegal — it would still be available to those that really want it. You would just have to opt-in for it.” Andy Radia
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ritish Prime Minister David Cameron wants to end internet pornography using a program he calls “Default On.” Default On would require U.K. internet service providers to block pornography from customers unless the customer“opts in”to porn access. Sounds good, an admirable goal. We’re all concerned about the easy accessibility of online pornography. Anything we can do to stem the tide would seem like a good thing, right? Shouldn’t Canada follow Britain’s lead to block pornography? If we could, yes. But as much as we would all like to stop pornography, Prime Minister Cameron’s Default On pornography block wouldn’t stop or even slow the spread of internet porn. Blocks and filters are imperfect. The more comprehensive they are, the easier they are to circumvent. As Tom Meltzer of The Guardian explains,“Any Default On system needs to be simple enough for a stupid adult to navigate, and if it is, any web-savvy kid could find their way around it in no time.” To work, the filters would need to prevent users from asking search engines“How do I turn off these porn filters?”And then the question “How do I turn off the filters for questions about turning off filters?”
And so on, for ever”… And sadly, internet blocking actually discourages parents (the only effective internet filter) to be vigilant in supervising their child’s internet activities. In short, Cameron’s plan to centrally block internet pornography is a technological and moral oversimplification. But even more shocking, Mr. Cameron’s porn-blocking plan includes a recommendation for a “Parent Port”website to“take parental complaints about, any ad, program, product or service, and to help parents work together on initiatives ending the sale of inappropriately ‘sexy’ clothing for young children, like underwire bras and T-shirts with suggestive slogans.” This is how far we’ll go when we opt for centralized moral control and censorship. And historically, censorship has not ended well for us. It gave us the banning of Huckleberry Finn, Catcher in the Rye, The Colour Purple and The Great Gatsby. I don’t want the government or an internet company to decide what information I can access or what I can read. Strange, this is usually the stance taken by my anti-government colleague over there.
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letters Abolish senate, it makes sense The Editor, At one time, it was just common sense to abolish the Senate. However, since Canadians now realize that their Senate is redundant, superfluous and a complete embarrassment, politics has replaced common sense, with the Conservatives and Liberals feeding us nonsense. They are spending gobs of money to make us believe that the Senate, in some form, could be viable. The Senate’s only purpose is to give a “sober second look” to work that has already been completed in Parliament. Senators do not have any control over Parliament. To make the Senate workable, politicians argue, we need to elect senators, and redistribute and add seats to provide a semblance of representation by population. To do this would probably result in a duplicate Parliament occupying the Red Chamber, requiring even more tax dollars, with no better results or benefits. No matter how far back we go in the history of the British parliamentary system, our forefathers knew that this duplicity would never work, so they opted for what was believed to be the less obvious; they established the House of Lords (the Senate) and the House of Commons (Parliament). One of the other points politicians make in their quest to reform the Senate is to give senators a purpose for being; that is, to do something constructive rather than making mischief. Ways to provide this purpose have been suggested, such as having them appoint judges. But without senatorial influence, Parliament would be in an improved position to efficiently proceed with improvements to the ways that things are done in our national capital. Cliff E. Van Alstyne, Port Moody
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Passengers will get to ride on the Dominion (numbered CP101) and the Ernest ‘Smoky’ Smith (CP102), named after the New Westminsterborn war hero who held Britain’s highest military honour, the Victoria Cross. PoCo will be offering return trips to Port Moody on Aug. 17 with departures scheduled at 9, 10:25 and 11:40 a.m., as well as 1 and 2:25 p.m. PoMo will be offering an hour-long scenic ride to Mission twice on Aug. 18, with return by bus, and entertainment. Tickets for the PoMoto-Mission ride are $30, with funds supporting the museum. Tickets for the PoCo ride are $5 per seat for both adults and children and must be purchased in advance. (Visit experienceit.ca and search“PoCo Heritage Train”or call 604-9277529 to order. Tickets can also be purchased at the Hyde Creek rec centre, the Port Coquitlam rec complex or Leigh Square.) Millar expects people will be excited to sit in the elegantly appointed cars decked out in Tuscan
• More information about the PoCo Aug. 17 excursions, which are part of the city’s homecoming weekend, can be found at portcoquitlam. ca/100. The weekend in PoCo also features a free outdoor concert at the rec centre and the ninth annual Downtown Car Show hosted by the PoCo Business Improvement Association. • More information about the PoMo excursion to Mission on Aug. 18 can be found at portmoodymuseum.org. Port Moody’s special weekend also includes a community picnic and centennial fireworks display. For more information, go to portmoody.ca and click on Centennial Events.
CP Rail will be rolling out some vintage trains for trips in Port Moody and Port Coquitlam as part of the cities’ centennial celebrations on the weekend of Aug. 17 and 18. Red livery, the longtime colour of CP’s passenger fleet, to relive an experience that was once common for Canadians. But they won’t hear the traditional“clicketyclack”associated with rail travel because rail tracks, called ribbon rail, are now built without joints. Still, it should be fun for families and rail buffs who like a little taste of history. The cars being used for the weekend were manufactured in 1954 for Canadian National Railways as the government-owned railway re-
newed its passenger car fleet in the aftermath of World War II. They were built by the Canadian Car and Foundry in Montreal and served CN for 24 years until they were transferred to VIA Rail, which took over the passenger services of CN and Canadian Pacific Railway in 1978. The cars were in service until 1994, then sold to BC Rail for a steam-hauled excursion service between North Vancouver and Squamish. Canadian Pacific acquired the cars after BC Rail withdrew from
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CPR Centennial Train Ride August 18, 2013 Take a ride on a 1950s heritage diesel train! A fun-filled heritage diesel train excursion is hosted by the Port Moody Heritage Society and the CPR. There will be a morning and an afternoon trip beginning in Port Moody heading to Mission. Passengers will choose a train ride one way and a bus going in the opposite direction. As this is a vintage train there are accessibility issues.
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farmland in our city.” The port’s plan says it expects “intensification of use and growth in all sectors” along the south arm of the Fraser River, between Delta and Richmond. One of the challenges the port faces is the continued conversion of industrial land for redevelopment — with the consent of local cities. Port officials have been adamant that the Pacific Gateway is a huge source of current and future jobs and is a critical trade route for the broader Canadian economy. Politicians fear the port could ultimately override the Agricultural Land Reserve to industrialize whatever farmland it decides to use.
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RCCG Trinity Chapel (1932 Cameron Ave., Port Coquitlam) hosts the Christian singing group Vinesong for a free concert at 7 p.m.Visit rccgtrinitychapel.com.
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The Port MoodyYouth Arts Festival concludes tonight with shows, starting at 6 p.m. at city hall (100 Newport Dr.) by ADOB (ska-funk band); Alluvium (indie-rock band); Bluesmoke (blues/jazz/folk/rock band); Mikhalva (acoustic duo); Vanessa Mansfield (creative writer); Sean Tan’s Timeless (film); and Anahita Dance (dance).Visit pomoyaf.com.
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Buy some locally grown grub at the Port Moody Farmers’ Market, which starts at 3 p.m. outside the Port Moody recreation complex (300 Ioco Rd.).Vendors wrap up at 7 p.m.Visit makebakegrow.com.
The Coquitlam Adanacs Sr. end their regular lacrosse season with a game against Burnaby at 7 p.m. at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Visit adanacslacrosse.com.
Support the young talent in our community at the second annual Port MoodyYouth Arts Festival, a centennial event. Tonight, the show opens at 6 p.m. at city hall (100 Newport Dr.) with emcee Lucy Shen introducing Deanna’s Lovers (rock band); Prevailing Westerlies (acoustic band); Julia Montgomery (singer); Bad Seed Productions (film); A Rainy Day Play (actors); and Forfeit the Anchor (rock band). Don’t forget to check out the artwork in the Gallery from Gloria Han, Janet Li, Jiaming Li and Shawna Lee. Admission is by donation. Visit pomoyaf.com.
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If you missed Friday’s market in Port Moody, there will be plenty of fresh fare and crafts available at the Coquitlam Farmers’ Market, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam).Visit makebakegrow.com.
Fold out the lawn chair or bundle up in a blanket — and apply the bug spray — for the city of Port Coquitlam’s second summer showing as part of Cinema Under the Stars. The 26-ft. screen will be up at 9 p.m. at Sun Valley Park (off Cedar Drive) for Wreck It Ralph, a 2012 animated flick about a video game villain who wants to be a hero. It features the voices of John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman. Call 604-927-8400.
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Some 23 students and four adults who spent the past week in Theatrix’s triple threat boot camp will show what they’ve learned in the production of Fame Jr., a flashback to the early 1980s when neon and big hair were trendy. It follows a group of students at New York’s acclaimed High School for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $16/$12 with the curtain up for two performances, directed by Deb Solberg and choreographed by Nicole Roberge: 1 and 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). (10-2755 Lougheed Hwy., Port Coquitlam). There will be food, a raffle draw and information about the charity, which is named after a Coquitlam mother of four who was killed in a car accident in 2011.Visit crccs.ca.
Port Coquitlam’s Village Vibe summer series continues at the Leigh Square Community Arts Village (behind PoCo city hall) with
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Cheer on the Jr. A Adanacs’ lacrosse team as it takes on the Victoria Shamrocks at 3 p.m. during the playoffs at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Visit junioradanacs.com.
Kids Cottage Day Care is celebrating its 20th year with a carnival at its Riverview Hospital facility (2601 Lougheed Hwy., Coquitlam). The event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes entertainment, performers, concessions, bouncy rides, face painting, kids’ tattoos and a tarot reader, among other things. There will also be a raffle for a Westjet trip for two.Visit kidscottage.ca.
Illiteratty, a folk band playing songs in four-part harmony, will get toes tapping at Lions Park (off Shaughnessy Street) as part of the city of Port Coquitlam’s Music in the Park summer series.Visit portcoquitlam.ca/ leighsquare. And, at Port Moody’s Rocky Point Park, Boogie Patrol cranks it for the Pacific Coast Terminals’ Summer Sunday Concerts. Visit summersundays.ca. Both shows are free and start at 2 p.m.
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Protecting and enhancing the chines’ streams green scene Elaine Golds You can have a say in future
he chines escarpment is comprised of the forested hillsides on the south side of Port Moody where the slopes climb to meet the Coquitlam municipal boundary.These lands, long recognized as too unstable for residential housing, form a visually pleasing backdrop to the older parts of Port Moody. Along this escarpment, a number of small streams arise within these forests and flow through Port Moody into Burrard Inlet. At one time, all of these streams would have supported salmon. Now, they lie mostly buried in culverts, where they flow through the historic areas of Port Moody with their potential to support ocean-migrating salmon, for the most part, sadly extinguished. But there is now an opportunity to restore and enhance at least some of these streams. Prior to the development of plans for residential development or renewal, the city of
Just south of St. Johns Street in Port Moody, Dallas Creek still provides reasonably good habitat for salmon. Coquitlam has wisely required that stormwater management plans must be developed to ensure that opportunities to restore stream health, prevent erosion and promote groundwater infiltration are not overlooked. Because the streams of the chines are shared between Coquitlam and Port Moody, the two municipalities, along with Metro Vancouver, have jointly undertaken the development of a so-called chines integrated stormwater management plan (ISMP). The concept of“storm-
water”is a little outdated but speaks to the potential for heavy rainstorms to erode property and flood low-lying lands. In a natural forest, much of the rainfall will infiltrate into the ground, where it replenishes the water table and ensures a gradual release into streams. Once development occurs, however, the land surface is hardened by roads, roofs and other surfaces that prevent rainwater infiltration. This has the effect of concentrating rainfall into sudden and erosive flows.
spawning habitat would be very beneficial.This creek also has potential to be severely affected by construction of the Evergreen Line as its tunnel will emerge directly in front of the creek. Between South Schoolhouse Creek on the east and Suterbrook Creek on the west, about a dozen small streams flow from the chines. For the most part, their flows have been channelized, buried in culverts and now discharge at four points into Burrard Inlet. Of these streams, the chines ISMP identifies both Kyle and Dallas creeks as having some potential for“daylighting” and enhancement where the streams flow in culverts through the older parts of Port Moody. With massive redevelopment now planned for this area, there is some hope that tree-shaded salmon streams could once again flow through downtown Port Moody. The chines ISMP suggests diverting Kyle Creek to run through the middle of the former sawmill site. If this site becomes new green space — as some people have called for — the flow of Kyle Creek through it could create excellent chum spawning habitat and became an attractive feature of a new addition
to Rocky Point Park. Dallas Creek has extensive forested headwaters in the chines and flows through some stillopen areas in the older residential area of Port Moody before discharging at what is now called Slaughterhouse Creek on the east side of Rocky Point Park.The upper reaches of Dallas Creek still sustain cutthroat trout and, of all the creeks in the chines, it probably offers the best opportunities for restoration. With a new community plan under development for this part of Port Moody as well as the construction work for the Evergreen Line, now is the time to develop a grand vision to create corridors of green and restore historic streams. I hope that people speak up in favour of restoring these streams. • The cities of Port Moody and Coquitlam are accepting public comments (email them to firstname.lastname@example.org) on the chines ISMP until July 31. For more details, go to www.portmoody.ca.
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The water table drops, especially during dry periods, which can dangerously lower summer water flows in streams and impact tree health. Historically, engineers dealt with streams by burying them in culverts so that the water could not erode ravines or escape except at the point of discharge. Clearly, such measures eliminated all potential for fish and wildlife to thrive in a natural stream setting. We now understand that small streams along our coast provide essential habitat
for salmon and that burying streams in culverts constitutes habitat destruction, an offence under the Fisheries Act (at least it was so until the Harper government abolished this regulation last year). Thus, in recent decades, more inspired management techniques have been applied to urban development throughout the Lower Mainland. Stormwater management plans are designed not only to protect property from erosion and flooding but also to enhance or ensure stream health. Greenways complete with salmon streams also enhance community values. The draft chines ISMP recommends a number of measures to improve stream health in most of the streams flowing from them. For the most part, the upper reaches of these streams are reasonably healthy as their headwaters lie in natural forested areas. Of all these streams, only South Schoolhouse Creek, which flows through Miller Ravine and crosses St. Johns Street just downstream of the Port Moody secondary school, still remains mostly open and allows upstream passage of salmon. However, some enhancement work to protect its eroding stream banks and improve
Elaine Golds is a Port Moody environmentalist who is vice-president of Burke Mountain Naturalists, chair of the Colony Farm Park Association and past president of the PoMo Ecological Society.
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Want to be The Face of PoCo? the annual city calendar, which includes information about waste collection, events and other city initiatives. Calendars are distributed to more than 11,000 homes in the city each December and is also available for pickup at city hall (2580 Shaughnessy Street). Submissions must c o m e f r o m Po r t Coquitlam residents and explain why the contestant loves the city. A person submitting a video clip must keep it under 30 seconds while write-ups with photos must be 100 words or less. Photo booths will also be set up for contest submissions at the city information tent at Homecoming Weekend events on Aug. 17 and 18 (see portcoquitlam.ca/100
A ventriloquist, audiobooks & internet help Books Plus runs in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities’ three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam.
• Who said that?: Ventriloquist Kellie Haines, Magrau the bird and Kamilla the frog will take a trip into outer space with the help of the audience at Fox.The multitalented entertainer with a background in theatre, clowning, singing and dance will perform from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. Free tickets are already available. • Grab & go: Do you like surprises? Are you adventurous enough to check out a bag of books sight unseen? If you answer yes, then your books are ready. Grab & Go book bags are available for children, teens and adults.These bags are offered in many different genres — including action/ adventure, Canadiana, popular fiction, romance, science fiction and more — and inside, there are a number of books preselected by library staff to save you time. For more information, visit www.fvrl.bc.ca or the Fraser Valley Regional Library Facebook page. Terry Fox Library is located 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Phone 604-927-7999.
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Sign up at the library to receive a special booklet to record your favourite books, and collect weekly stickers to track your reading. Members can drop in to our programs and kids who have read for 50 days or more receive a gold club medal. • Audiobooks: Keep entertained on those long summer road trips with an eAudiobook you can download to your computer or digital device such as an iPod, iPhone or other smartphone, or tablet. Check out the Library’s OneClickdigital service for thousands of full-length titles under Digital Content on the PMPL website. For more information, visit library.portmoody.ca or call 604-469-4577. Port Moody Public Library is located at 100 Newport Dr., in the city hall complex.
• Nothing but ’net: If you already feel confident using the mouse, sign up for a Beginner Internet class at CPL.You must be able to click and scroll with the mouse.You’ll learn the basics of the internet and be surfing in no time. Registration is required for this free program as space is limited. Beginner Internet is set for Aug. 1, 7 to 8 p.m. at the City Centre branch. Call the Ask Me Desk at 604-554-7330 to register. For more information about any of these programs, visit www.library. coquitlam.bc.ca. The City Centre branch is located at 1169 Pinetree Way and the Poirier branch at 575 Poirier St.
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TRI-CITY SPOTLIGHT: PoMo army cadet wins prize
VERNON CAMP A Port Moody teen was named the best cadet in 12 Platoon in the first intake of general military training at the Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre. Ct. Joo Wan An of the 2827 RCACC in PoMo accepted the recognition from Vernon Coun. Brian Quiring, reviewing officer. The course sees the cadets introduced to communal living, participate in an overnight basic trades field exercise, improve their accuracy with the air rifle and take part in a biathlon, among other things. This summer, more than 1,100 army cadets from western Canada will spend up to six weeks at the Okanagan Valley training centre. WAYNE EMDE
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River Park Place hosting several summer events Intracorp’s River Park Place will host a series of events this summer to showcase everything the project has to offer. “This project has a lot of great amenities to offer future residents, and we are really looking forward to sharing these with the community,” says Director of Sales Barrett Sprowson. The first event will take place on July 27. “The Fireside Quintet will be playing for you,” says Sprowson. “One of the many amenities at River Park Place is the rehearsal hall, perfect for aspiring musicians.”
Following that, a basketball scrimmage will be held on Aug. 10. River Park Place will include an indoor basketball court as one of its amenities. “If you don’t own a grill, one of the amenities at River Park Place is a shared outdoor grilling and lounge area,” Sprowson says. River Park Place will host a grilling demonstration on Aug. 17 to give you ideas for entertaining. The final event, an outdoor yoga session, will take place on Aug. 24.
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tion that simply glows in the garden. The darker foliage varieties have really captured everyone’s imagination, providing the opportunity to blend foliage colours. Sedum telephium ‘Matrona’ from Germany, with its frosty grey foliage, tidy habit and beautiful soft green flowers, has won numerous awards in Europe. We’ve grown it for years and simply love its look and performance. Some of the darkest foliage varieties are S.t.‘Purple Emperor’, ‘Postman’s Pride’ and ‘Black Jack’, with their rich dark purple-black leaves that contrast nicely with their shades of pink flowers. I love their strong, stiff stems that stand up well in the garden. It’s a little hard to find but ‘Xenox’ is another of my favourites. Its darker foliage is covered in a blue glaze, giving it a waxy grey colouration that truly stands out in a crowd. Its pink flowers further enhance this stunning plant. New white and green variegated varieties, like S. ‘Autumn Delight’ and S. ‘Autumn Charm’ with their rosy red flowers, are some of the most vibrant you can find. There are many sedum varieties in garden stores now, ready to add colour and brilliance to your late summer garden this year and for years to come.They are easy to grow, very disease resistant and pest free and they are great environmentally friendly plants. Combine them with fall grasses and late summer perennials for that ‘wow’ we all need at this time of year.
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Coquitlam Shark Nora Pochyly (right) dives into the water during her event at last weekend’s Sharks in the Park swim meet. Alison Riddoch of the Sharks (below) pushes for the finish line at Spani Pool.
George in running for Team Canada By Dan Ebenal The Tri-CiTy News
Things are happening very quickly for Coquitlam’s Nathan George. But that should come as no surprise, as speed is the name of the game for the provincial track sensation. George won both the 200- and 400-metre events at last weekend’s B.C. Track and Field Championships in Kamloops. The double-gold performance for the Coquitlam Cheetah athlete follows on the heels of his silver-medal finish in the 400 m at the Canadian Junior Championships on July 15. “I have one strategy for all my 400s: Go out pretty hard for the first hundred and then kind of pace slightly in the second stretch and then push around the bend and try and maintain for the finish. It’s called the 4P strategy: Push, pace, position and pray,” joked George, who also com-
petes with the Trinity Western Spartans track team. That strategy allowed George to set a personal best of 47.47 seconds at the national championships in SteTherese, Que. — a mark he eclipsed with a 47.17 showing in Kamloops. In the men 18-19 200 m final in Kamloops, George finished in 21.53, edging out Cheetah teammates Chad Payne [21.98] and James Linde [22.00]. George started competing on the track at age 10, and credits the coaching he received with the Cheetahs and Centennial Secondary for his development. “I’ve always liked to run so my mom decided to bring me out to the track team and I enjoyed it a lot,” said George. His second-place performance at the national championships has earned him a spot on Team Canada for the 2013 Pan American Junior Athletics
Championships in Medellin, Colombia Aug. 23-25. “I’d like to make the final and hopefully run a personal best,” said George, whose ultimate goal is to compete in the 2016 Olympics. George wasn’t the only Cheetah to roar last weekend in Kamloops. B e n j a m i n Aye s u Attah also flashed his speed at the provincials. The Cheetah sprinter took first place in the men over-20 100 and 200 m, with Nicholas Ayin placing second in both events. Phillip Rockerbie topped the men over20 hurdles competition, winning both the 400 m and 110 m events. He finished fourth in the 100 m sprints. Hodson Harding finished third in the 400 m. Esinam Ayesu-Attah won the women 18-19 200 m and finished third in the 100 m. Liza Whitehead finished second in the women over20 100 m and third in the 200 m.
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The Coquitlam S r. Adanacs close out the Western Lacrosse Association r e gu l a r s e a s on Saturday night at the Poirier Sports Centre. A pair of weekend wins gave new life to the Adanacs, who squared off with the Salmonbellies i n N e w We s t Thursday night before hosting Burnaby Saturday at 7 p.m. Coquitlam needed a win Thursday to nail down the fourth and final playoff spot. Th e A d a n a c s rallied from a 9-5 deficit to brush back the Burrards 12-9 in Maple R i d g e S u n d ay. Matthew Dinsdale and Brett Hickey each netted hat tricks, with Jeff Zywicki [one goal, five assists], D a r y l Ve l t m a n [two goals, three assists], Ryan Johnson, Travis Cornwall and Brad Richardson rounding out the scoring. Adam Shute turned aside 33 shots. Late powerplay goals from Veltman [four goals, two assists] and Zywicki helped the Adanacs edge the visiting Nanaimo Timbermen 9-8 Saturday. Hickey [two goals, five assists], Cornwall and Dinsdale also scored, while Jesse Guerin tallied six helpers. Shute made 28 saves in the win.
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Tri-City trio heading to Games By Dan Ebenal The Tri-CiTy News
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Tanner Cordick of the Port Moody Thunder dodges the check of Tri-City Bandits Darcy Cummings in West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association playoff action Sunday at the Port Coquitlam rec complex. The Bandits defeated Port Moody 9-3 Sunday to win the series 2-1 and now face the Nanaimo Timbermen in the semifinal, with the next game set for Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at Burnaby’s Bill Copeland Sports Centre.
Coquitlam teens lift Cyclones to title The Fraser Valley Cyclones knocked off the North Shore AllStars 10-0 and 9-3 at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver on Saturday to win their second consecutive Senior Little League provincial title. The team of 15- and 1 6 - y e a r- o l d s f r o m throughout the Lower Fraser Valley includes eight Coquitlam players. Coquitlam Little Leaguers Andrew Walton and Keegan Baldwin
each knocked in a pair of RBIs in the first game. C o q u i t l a m ’ s Ky l e Williamson pitched six solid innings in the championship final, giving up just one run and two walks while striking out four. “Seven of the Coquitlam players went to Nationals last year, so they know what to expect and are really hungry — they want it bad,” said manager Bruce Michael. “We are happy with the pro-
vincial championship, but we are not satisfied. We didn’t play as well today as I have seen us play, and when we play our best game we are a pretty tough squad to handle.” The Cyclones now advance to the Canadian Championships in Thunder Bay, Ont. July 31 to Aug. 8. To help cover the costs of the trip the Cyclones are holding a fundraiser at the Townhall Public House, Friday at 6 p.m.
There’s a strong Tri-City contingent on this year’s Team B.C. women’s volleyball squad preparing for the Canada Games. Alessandra Gentile of Heritage Woods Secondary, Terry Fox’s Katie Devaney and Nicole Cornwall of Charles Best will suit up for Team B.C. at the Games which will be held Aug. 2-18 in Sherbrooke, Que. “I’m really excited. It’s an experience in itself just to go and be a part of something that big,” said Gentile, a five-foot-10 setter and right-side hitter. Gentile, who helped lead the Kodiaks to a silver medal at this year’s B.C. high school AAAA championship, will go on to play for the UBC Thunderbirds in the fall. The three have spent the past two we e k s t r a i n i n g i n Kelowna as part of the 14-member Team B.C. roster. “I’m the youngest player on the team so I’m just soaking in everything I possibly
Alessandra Gentile and Nicole Cornwall at the 2013 Canada Club Nationals in Edmonton. The pair have played volleyball together since Grade 7 and will be joined by Port Coquitlam’s Katie Devaney at the Canada Games next month in Sherbrooke, Que. can, learning from the older players,” said Cornwall, who will join Devaney at Trinity Western University in the fall. C o r n wa l l c r e d i t s Emily Oxland, a setter with UBC-Okanagan, for helping her with her game during training with Team B.C. The squad travelled down to Florida this week for the U.S.A.
H i g h Pe r f o r m a n c e Championships. “I would have to say I’m looking forward to the Florida tournament just a little more just for the volleyball side of it,” said Cornwall, a five-footnine setter and rightside hitter. “I just love the American feel for it, the competitiveness they have. I feel I’ll
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We sadly announce after a two-year courageous battle with c a n c e r, Phillip Joseph Beauchene peacefully passed away on July 17th 2013 at the age of 63 in Chilliwack B.C. His last days were spent with family at his side. Joe was born in Port Coquitlam B.C. on January 10th, 1950 to the late Phillip and Betty Beauchene. He married Phyllis (nee Imhoff ) on March 25th, 1972 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. Joe spent 27 years in the Canadian Military and retired as Master Warrant Officer in the Air Force. During his service in the military, he worked as a (PERI) Physical Educational Recreational Instructor. Throughout his military career, he was posted to the following Canadian Forces Bases: Cornwallis, N.S.; Ramore, Ont.; Bermuda; Edmonton, Alt.; Alert, N.W.T.; Borden, Ont.; Lahr, Germany; and Chilliwack, B.C. He received a Military Order of Merit for his dedication and commitment to the military community in 1990, awarded by the Governor General of Canada. After his retirement from the Military, Joe joined the Correctional Services of Canada as a Federal Correctional Officer. During this time, Joe inspired many people he worked with, especially the new recruits whom he mentored. Joeâ€™s organizational skills and ideas continue to be utilized to this day. Joe was passionately involved in every aspect of his community. He was elected as the Mayor of
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POCO Appliance Mart 942-4999 Service to all Makes of Appliances & Refrigeration. Work Guaranteed
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278 FURNITURE REFINISHING
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320
MOVING & STORAGE
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356
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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
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July 27th & July 28th 2:00pm - 4:00pm
810 POIRIER ST P/B blue males Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN $1000 604-308-5665 LASSIE DOODLES (poodle x collie) pups, born June 16, specially created perfect family dogs, intelligent, easy to train, good natured, gentle, good with animals/kids, low/no shed for hypoallergenic, will be med. sz about 45-50lbs 23-24in tall, will have shots & deworming, males & females, black & rare blue merle colors. Raised in the house w/kids. $850-$950 Mission, 604-820-4827 STUDS available, PUG (rare silver) and Golden Retriever, OFA hip and eye cert. both great natured family dogs, personality plus, Mission, call 604-820-4827
AMERICAN BULLDOG PUPS born June 7th, 2 M, 2 F, $1500 Call 604-230-1999 (Maple Ridge) AMERICAN COCKER Vet ✔, cuddly, family raised, paper trained. Exc pet! $750. 604-823-4393 Chwk. BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $700. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls BLUENOSE PUPS, (registered) To good home. Born June 18. $1000 & up. Call or text Tom (778)996-6511 CAIRN TERRIERS. Shots, dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. $650. 604-807-5204.
Vinyl, Wood and Trex decks, Aluminum and Glass awnings, Wood,Aluminum & Glass Railings D FULLY INSURED D 100% Waterproof Up to 10 year warranty
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
Central Coquitlam Priced Under Assessed Value! Asking $715,000!!!! Massive sunny landscaped back garden, fenced, swimming pool, deck, patio. 3 bdrm up/1dwn, 3 baths, newer roof. Exc. investment, excellent price.
Julie Hegyi - 604-740-2164 Sutton WestCoast Realty
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES • DIFFICULTY SELLING ? •
Difﬁculty Making Payments? No Equity? Penalty? Expired Listing? We Take Over Payments! No Fees! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE RENTALS APPLIANCES
POCO Appliance Mart 942-4999 Rebuilt*Washer*Dryer*Fridge*Stove Up to 1 Yr Warranty. Trade-in Avail.
WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $160 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $180. 604-856-8877
FRUIT & VEGETABLES
BLUEBERRIES, Fresh Picked. Large, Duke, Reka and Bluecrop. All Fruit Quality Guaranteed always. Gaskin Farms. 4350 Oliver Road, Coquitlam BC BLUEBERRIES. U-PICK $1.35 lb. WE-PICK $2.00 lb. Raspberries ready now too. 19478 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Pitt Mead. Call 604-763-2808 or 604-805-8980
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-roofing, New Roof Gutters.
July 27 & 28, 9am-4pm
2424 Kitchener Ave
CHERRY JUBILEE Sour Cherries 2013 HARVEST SEASON Saturday, July 27th - August 4th. 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. 2017 - 272nd Street, Aldergrove Place Your Order: 604-856-5844
D Deck Rebuilds & Additions D Vinyl Waterproofing D 10 Year No Leak Warranty D Aluminum & Glass Rails
Rooﬁng Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.
Saturday & Sunday
YARD SALE - COQUITLAM. Sat, July 27th, 9:00am-2:00pm TH Complex at 1190 Falcon Dr.
FRIENDLY ROOFING LTD.
✶Dump Site Now Open✶
W Retaining walls W Railings Home Renovations Call Patrick for a free est.
Running this ad for 8yrs
★ ★CALL NOW★ ★ LOW COST RUBBISH REMOVAL
SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
When QUALITY Matters all soils are tested for Optimum growing requirements.
W Design & Renovations W Decks W Fences W Stairs
604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley
NO Wood byproducts used
GIANT MOVING SALE
Furniture, misc h/hold goods, tools, books, collectibles, and other fascinating & non-essential necessities for the Good Life!
Interior & Exterior
Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
Bulldog Disposal Co.
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING Full Landscape Construction for 33 Years.
9am - 1pm.
ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)
604. 862. 9797
★ Disposal ★ Renovations Debris ★ Construction ★ Drywall Pickup ★ Demolition ★ 7 days/week ★ Free Estimates ★
Spring Cleaning Special
360 PLUMBING & HEATING. Gas, plumbing, heating, reno’s, repairs. 20 years exp., reliable & courteous. Lic’d. Bonded. Jack 778-835-4416
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
Saturday, July 27th,
Journeyman Call 604-345-0899
RELIABLE & AFFORDABLE
GARAGE SALE on TARGET 2722 Henry St.
Delivery & Pick-Up Included Residential & Commercial Service • Green Waste • Construction Debris • Renovations • House Clean Outs
Certified, Insured & Bonded
If I can’t do it It can’t be done
PORT MOODY, MORE THAN A GARAGE SALE. Sat. July 27, 10-2. 2323 Henry St. Lots of items.
T & K Haulaway
• Hot water tanks • Furnaces • Broilers • Plugged Drains 778-862-0560
MOVING Sale - July 27 12046 234 St. Maple Ridge. Bedroom suite with armoire, dresser/mirror and 2 night tables, Full and Queen beds, student desks, computer table, BBQ, household goods and more...
PLUMBING Services: repair, installation, maintenance, hot water tank install & removal. Call: 778-7123231
“JUST A GREAT JOB!”
Sat July 27, 10:00 am-4:00 pm 672 Chapman Ave Coquitlam
Commercial & Residential • Parking Lots • Driveways • Garage Apron • Speed Bumps • Potholes • Patchwork • Tennis Courts • Repair & Resurface Over 10yrs of exp. Free Estimates Insured ★ Great Rates ★ WCB
CHECK CLASSIFIEDS bcclassified.com 604-575-5555
DOWNSIZING MOVING SALE
. Expert Power Washing. Gutters cleaned & repaired. www.expertpowerwashing. Mike, 604-961-1280 MIKE 604-961-1280
INTERIORS: Baths (reno’s/ repairs) specializing in drywall, doors, flooring, tiling, plumbing, painting, miscellaneous, etc. VERSATILE! EXPERIENCED IN OVER 30 LINES OF WORK! * Quality work * Prompt Service * Fair prices For positive results Call Robert SERVICE CALLS WELCOME
FOR YOUR MOVING Experienced Mover w/affordable rates, STARTING AT $40/HR 24/7 - Licensed & Insured. ** Seniors Discounts ** fortiermoving.ca
MISC. FOR SALE
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
REAL ESTATE 609
COQUITLAM – Assignment 1 BDR + Den For Sale in a Brand New Luxury high-rise with Beautiful Mountain View, Luxury Finishes Including Appliances, Parking/Locker, and Gym. Steps to Coquitlam Centre, Douglas College, and Evergreen SkyTrain, Occupancy 2015.Contact Jenny He (778-8228566).
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
APARTMENT/CONDO 2 bdrm bright apt. Large 2 br located in a Central Coq Co-op. $810/mo. No subsidy. Close to transit, schools, and shopping.
Sandy 604 945 5864 email@example.com
Coquitlam: 1 bdrm, inc heat, h/w, d/w, gym, patio, inste lndry. Walk to Lougheed/skytrain. n/s, n/p, nonpartier, Refs. $995m 604-838-9700
Coquitlam Centre “Raphael Towers” 1 bdrm + den $960 *IN-SUITE W/D *GARBURATOR *ONSITE MANAGER *BEHIND COQ. CTR. MALL
Call 604-944-2963 Coquitlam:
Clean, quiet apt blk. Suites to rent. Sorry no pets.
Family owned & operated for 40 yrs. (604)936-5755 COQUITLAM
Studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments very close to Lougheed mall and sky train station. 555 Shaw Avenue, Coquitlam. Contact manager Nova at: 604-618-7467 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MAPLE RIDGE clean spacious 1bdrm apt nr ament adult oriented incl heat hotwater covered prkg NS/NP $700/mo 604-465-8274
MAPLE RIDGE. Lg, new 1 bdrm & den gr/flr apt. Luxurious, S/S appls, granite counters, prkg, f/p. $1050. Now. 604-730-6957/604-525-6397
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LE CHATEAU PLACE 312 Schoolhouse, Coquitlam, B.C.
Medallion Court Apt / Townhomes 515-525 Foster Avenue 2 Bedroom suite available immediately (heat and hot water included). Pet allowed.
TOWNHOMES 3 Bedroom townhouse available immediately (heat and hot water included) with laundry hook up. Pet allowed. 3 Bedroom townhouse available now (heat and hot water included) with laundry hook up. Pet allowed.
Contact: Mihaela 604-600-4213
2 Bedroom Apartment $890.00 per month Spacious units with a unique layout, in a safe, family oriented community in the historic neighbourhood of Maillardville Coquitlam, close to schools with shopping and public transit nearby. Units have gas fireplace, walk and in closets. Pet friendly (some exceptions apply). No subsidies available. If your combined gross monthly income (before deductions) is between $2670.00 – $4450.00 call 604-451-6075 to view. If your income is lower than these ranges please call BC Housing 604-433-2218. MAPLE RIDGE
APARTMENT/CONDO PORT COQUITLAM
RENOVATED SUITES 1 Bdrm suite $775 2 Bdrm corner suite $925 S Incl heat/ht water, wndw cvrngs S Close to bus stop S Walk to shoping/medical/WCE S Across from park w/Mtn views S Gated parking and Elevator S Adult oriented building S References required CALL FOR APPOINTMENT
709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PORT COQUITLAM, 1500 - 3000 sq ft. Ground floor commercial area. Facing onto city park. 1 blk from Lougheed/ Shaughnessy intersection. Call 604-464-3550.
1 & 2 Bdrms $790/$875 Derek Manor 2048 Manning Ave. Port Coq ~ 604-941-5452 or 604-944-7889 FREE PREMIUM CABLE $80 Value
Queen Anne Apts. * Renovated Suites * Clean, very quiet, large,
12186-224 St, Maple Ridge Certiﬁed Crime Free Buildings
PORT MOODY bright, very clean 3 bdr, w/1bdr inlaw ste, 1700s/f, 2 ba, w/d, awesome deck, 1 kitchen, f/p, ns/np, $1600 +utils. 604-283-9055.
1 BEDROOM SUITES Newly renovated $700 - $740/mo Util + sec pkng extra No pets. Close to amen.
PORT COQUITLAM; 2 Bdrm apt, $795 & $815, quiet complex, no pets, call 604-464-0034
Suit Mature Adults 22330 McIntosh Avenue
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PT. MOODY. 2900 sq.ft. 5-bdrm house, 3-bths. Near all amens. Newly reno’d. N/s, n/p. Avail. immed. $2200. 604-308-1978. WEST COQUITLAM - Single family 4,000 sq.ft. house on 3 levels located at 606 Cottonwood Ave. Large custom home includes living room, dining room, office/den, gourmet kitchen with island and granite countertops, and family room on main floor, 2nd floor has 4 bedrooms, master bedroom has walk-in closet and en-suite with soaker tub and separate shower. Basement has an additional 2 bedroom suite. The property includes a large patio in a private back yard, and 2 car garage. 7 appliances included. Security system, 2 gas fireplaces. $3,100 per month plus utilities, and is available for a 3-year lease with the City of Coquitlam. Refs and security deposit req’d, pet ok. Avail mid-August or Sept 1, 2013. OPEN FOR VIEWING: August 6th & 7th from 1:00 to 4:30 pm Call 604-927-3581 - weekdays
COQUITLAM, 2/bdrm suite. N/S, N/P. Incl util & laundry. $1050/mo. (604)937-5597 or 604-936-0832 COQUITLAM W.W.Plat. 2 Bdr ste 900s/f, 4 appl, sep ent, nr bus. N/s n/p. $850 +1/3 utils. 604-306-6136 COQUITLAM WW Plateau. 1 Bdrm + den, grnd lvl, priv ent, h/w flrs, full bath, wifi, alarm, w/d. Ns/Np, avail now. $800 incl utils. 778-231-9604. PORT COQUITLAM S.side, 3 bdrm gr lvl Aug 15 newer kitch & bath NS/NP $975+util 604-945-7640.
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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 PORT COQUITLAM 2 bdrm townhouse, $870, quiet family complex, no pets, call 604-464-0034.
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1992 Terry 18.5 Fifth Wheel, includes hitch, $6500. Garage stored, Ready To Roll, Coquitlam 604-9373262
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
ANTIQUES/CLASSICS CALIFORNIA BEAUTY
1963 Ford Galaxy XL 500 convertible, red with new white top 390 V8 bucket seats 95% restored. A must see. $18,000 obo. 604-218-1658
HOMES FOR RENT
COQUITLAM- Brunette/Lougheed clean, quaint, 3 bdrm. upper, 5 appli. n/s $1250 Call: 604-937-3554
COQUITLAM 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite, sep entry, full bath, share laundry, NS/NP. Avail Aug 1st. $900/mo incl utils & internet. Call 778-829-8893.
COMO Lake Burquitlam area, Available Sep 1st. Bright Spacious, Beautifully Renovated split level house (2000Sq). 4 Bedrooms and 2.5 bathroom, with a spacious family room. Huge backyard with covered patio, parking for 4 cars. 5 minutes to SFU, Lougheed Mall and 5 min walk to middle and elementary schools. This is a must see and a Perfect home for a growing family. $2250/MONTH, no pets and no smoking. Call (778) 355-8016
COQUITLAM 1 bdrm bsmt suite, near Lougheed Skytrain/SFU. N/S. $475/mo incl utils. 604-939-6242.
1 & 2 bdrm 3rd ﬂr $795 - $900 No pets ~ Ref’s req’d. POCO 2 B/R apts on Prairie Av, 4 units avail, 800-980 sq. ft. $900-980/mo. Major appl, window blinds, repainted, hdwd fl.1 min to banks, shops, laundromat & many other amen. N/P. 778 865 5155.
HOMES FOR RENT
PITT MEADOWS 3 bdrm house on acreage with 2 baths, Air Cond, & appli’s incl w/d, ns/np, avail Aug 1st. $1450/mo +utils. 604-790-2065.
PORT COQ bright furn room in lrg 2 bdrm gr/lvl ste, air cond, full bath, nr amens, $450-$475 incl utils/cbl/net. Aug 1st. Ns/np. Refs. 604-807-9612
700 sf S Impeccably clean
748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION
INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities. SENIOR’S DISCOUNT
Heat SH/W S Prkng S Avail Now
Pitt Meadows Marina 14179 Reichenback Rd
Public Access Launch Ramp Outdoor Storage for Boats, RV’s, Cars, Trucks & Trailers
#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
Year or semi-annual Rental Moorage
Parking + Onsite Manager
• Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
COQUITLAM, 1020 Quadling Ave. 1 Bdrm bsmt ste. $725/mo. 4 Appls, incl F/S, W/D. Close to all amens, avail now, utils included, NO PETS. Call: 604-454-4540
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 AUTO CREDIT - Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply at: uapplyudrive.CA or Call toll free 1.877.680.1231
Rivers Inlet Family Townhomes A short walk to Shopping Mall, schools and recreation.
Up To $ 50 Move-I 0 n Bonus
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AMAZING USED VEHICLES AVAILABLE AT METRO FORD
2009 Toyota Camry LE
2004 Mazda 6
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport
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2011 Ford Flex Limited AWD, NAV, loaded
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2010 BMW X3
2006 Infiniti G35
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2011 Chevrolet Impala
2010 Nissan Altima
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2009 Pontiac Vibe
power group, air conditioning, nice car! #PC5794
2010 Mercedes C350 4matic 2006 Nissan 350Z Coupe
fully loaded, immaculate condition, MUST SEE!
low kms, perfect summer car!
1996 Ford Probe GT
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2009 Ford Flex Limited AWD great kms, all the power options
2008 Dodge Nitro 4X4 A/C, pwr grp -
2006 Mini Cooper
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2011 Chrysler 200S Auto, pwr grp -
2008 Jeep Wrangler
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2009 Chevrolet HHR LS
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt A/C, pwr grp.
2005 Mazda 3 GT Auto, leather, moonroof
2008 Ford Mustang Power group, leather seats -
2009 Toyota Tacoma 4x4, only 88,000 kms
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2010 Toyota Sienna
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