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Everyone has a say on growth Transportation a key issue in plans for Coq. growth By Janis Warren THE TRI-CITY NEWS

Three cities that neighbour Coquitlam say they want to see the municipality get a better handle on its future traffic as it prepares its regional growth plan. Po r t M o o d y h a s asked Coquitlam to take out all references of the MurrayClarke Connector in its Strategic Transportation Plan to lessen traffic around Rocky Point Park. PoMo also wants Coquitlam to funnel commuters from the central and northern

parts of the city towards Highway 1 rather than through Moody. As well, New Westminster sent Coquitlam a letter about its designation of United Boulevard as a route for movement of goods, calling that “premature.” The contentious issue comes up as the two cities head into a dispute resolution with the provincial government over the aging bailey bridge linking United Boulevard and Braid Street. And Port Coquitlam has also voiced its concern about transportation impacts from development on Burke Mountain in northeast Coquitlam, which is slated to be home to 20,000 more people. see SEND METRO, page A5

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First Nations dancers were part of the entertainment on Wednesday at Coquitlam’s multicultural fair, held at the Spirit Square near city hall. For more photos from the event, which also featured other dancers as well as arts and crafts, please see page A7.

An abnormally long stretch of dry, hot weather has Port Coquitlam Fire and Emergency Services warning the public that the Hyde Creek nature reserve is particularly vulnerable to wildfire. There is plenty of fuel to turn the smallest spark into a large blaze and the department noted that there is a lack of water supply within the park on the city’s north side. And the same can be said of the Tri-Cities many forested areas, from Port Moody’s north shore to Coquitlam’s Mundy Park.

For more information about forest fire prevention, go to bcwildfire.ca/prevention. “Once burning, a wildfire can spread quickly due to dry conditions and high winds and can cause severe environmental impact,” said Deputy Fire Chief Randy Minaker in a press release. “Wildfires can become devastating when they encroach upon homes and critical infrastructure.” see CAMP FIRES, page A4


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‘We’re on life support,’ prez says of PoCo Purple women’s group By Jason Roessle The Tri-CiTy News

A 66-year-old Port Coquitlam service organization is on its deathbed unless new members are found. The Royal Purple of Canada is celebrating its 100th anniversary next year but Lodge #10 might not survive until then, said PoCo president Sally Hurst. “We’re on life support,” she said.“We’ve got to the end of the year to find new members or the national office will ask the charter to be returned.” The group is down to two active members, with a total of eight on the books, said Hurst, a Royal Purple member for 43 years and a former national president. About seven new members would stave off the chapter’s shuttering. “I would hate to see it close,”Hurst said. The Port Coquitlam women’s group has donated about $250,000 over the past 15 years to a number of causes, including the Purple and Elks’ registered charity, the Fund for Children. This fund mainly helps children with medical needs when other sources of funding don’t exist, and money is provided to programs related to hearing and speech. Bursaries for students studying audiology and speech language pathology have also bee distributed. Hurst said money has also been raised for a pre-school for deaf children, dry grads, seniors’ centres and hospital foundations. Besides the charitable

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No ‘showdown’ with teachers, minister says By Tom Fletcher

“We’ve got to the end of the year to find new members or the national office will ask the charter to be returned... I would hate to see it close.”

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The B.C. government is pressing ahead with its goal of reaching a 10-year agreement with public school teachers, appointing a “public administrator” to replace school trustees on the board of their provincial bargaining agency. Education Minister Peter Fassbender said the change is temporary and the BC Public FASSBENDER School Employers’ Association will continue to play an important role in talks with teachers and support staff. BCPSEA will be under the direction of Michael Marchbank, CEO of the Hospital Employers’ Association, when talks with the BC Teachers’ Federation resume in September. Fassbender’s announcement surprised school trustees around the province. He said he spoke to or left messages for trustees on the BCPSEA executive before making the announcement Wednesday inVancouver. The move is to meet a demand of the BCTF to bargain directly with the provincial government, Fassbender said. The province also intends to eliminate essential services rules that keep schools open with minimum staff during strikes. Fassbender denied the suggestion he is setting up a “showdown” with teachers that would close schools and turn the public against unions. The structural change is needed to achieve the stability for students and parents promised by Premier Christy Clark, he said. “It’s not about pitting them against us,” Fassbender said. “It’s about finding a new road map where we can achieve that goal.” A two-year contract extension and wage freeze imposed by the government on teachers expired at the end of June. Jim Iker, who took over this spring as BCTF president, told CKNW radio Thursday his union isn’t opposed to a longterm settlement as long as more resources are available to improve classroom conditions. The BCTF is returning to court this fall to seek restoration of bargaining for class size and special needs support. School support staff represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees are to resume negotiations for a new contract this month after walking away last spring because their negotiators didn’t believe BCPSEA had an adequate mandate to get a settlement. CUPE employees have not had a raise in four years.

Sally Hurst, president of the Royal Purple, Lodge #10 (right) focus of the organization, Hurst said it’s a lot of fun, helps women make friends across the country and offers unique training such as how to effectively run a meeting or keep a simple set of books. Some people still have an image of the Royal Purple of old, with purple blazers and pillbox hats. “It’s not your mother’s Royal Purple anymore,” said Hurst with a chuckle. “The regalia is optional and [meetings] are a lot less rigid than they used to be.” Meeting are held wherever the membership chooses and are done in a round-table format. “We’re trying to come into the 21st century,” said the longtime Port Coquitlam resident.

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Renovation or relocation of Fox library? Future changes to rec complex are a consideration By Gary McKenna The Tri-CiTy News

The possibility of the Terry Fox Library changing locations in the next couple of years has Port Coquitlam councillors reconsidering a proposal that would see approximately $100,000 in upgrades for the current facility. Coun. Michael Wright, the city’s representative on the Fraser Valley Regional Library Board and the body’s vice-chair, said there is a chance the library could be included in discussions surrounding changes to the PoCo recreation complex.

Tickets still available for Aug. 18 PM train trips Tickets for Port Coquitlam’s Heritage Train are sold out but there are still a few available for the Port Moody ride. The trips are part of both cities’ centennial celebrations and will give riders a taste of what travelling was like in years gone by. Port Moody will be offering hour-long trips to Mission twice on Aug. 18. The first train will leave the station at 9:30 a.m. and return by 12:30 p.m. while the second train will depart at 1:30 He cautioned that any concrete proposals are

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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. p.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30 for a one-way trip and a bus back or $60 for a still far way away but council was concerned

round-trip on the train and can be purchased at the Port Moody Station Museum (2734 with the prospect of spending $100,000 for

Murray St., next to Rocky Point Park). (PoCo’s train, which has sold out, is offering trips to Port Moody on Aug. 17.) Passengers will get to ride on the Dominion (numbered CP101) and the Ernest ‘Smoky’ Smith (CP102), named after the New Westminster-born war hero who held Britain’s highest military honour, the Victoria Cross. For more information about the Port Moody train trip, go to portmoodymuseum.org. gmckenna@tricitynews.com

upgrades at a facility that may only be around for a

few more years. “There are all kinds of discussions about the recreation centre and maybe possible changes there,” said Wright, who is also the vice-chair of the city’s healthy community committee. “What if the library were to be relocated there? You don’t want to spend that kind of money if it is only going to be for a couple of years.” During Monday’s finance and intergovernmental committee meeting, councillors voted in favour of referring the proposal back to the healthy community committee for further discussion. The issue will likely be taken up by council in the fall, after the August break. Upgrades needed at the current facility are

mostly cosmetic, Wright said. Carpets are old and stained and will likely need to be replaced regardless of whether the city moves forward with its full slate of library upgrades. Plans for a smaller circulation desk that would allow more room for other library activities is being considered along with a repositioning of some shelving to allow for more natural light. Wright noted that some of the shelving units need to be seismically upgraded and braced properly in order to meet current standards. He would also like to see the self-checkout machines moved into a more prominent location, a change he believes would prompt an uptick in usage. gmckenna@tricitynews.com


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Dry July proves one for the record books By Tom Fletcher Black Press

Not a drop of rain was recorded at Vancouver and Victoria airports during July, the first time that has happened since Environment Canada began keeping rainfall records in 1937. Much of the rest of B.C. also had an unusually dry month, with numerous local records falling. Williams Lake airport recorded 1.6 mm of rain during the entire month, while communities in the northwest had only occasional showers. Provincial bans on all open burning including campfires took effect Thursday in the Kamloops and Coastal fire districts, covering most of southern and central B.C. The ban covers coastal areas except Haida Gwaii and the designated “fog zone” along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Fire bans apply to open fires of any size, in-

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Lightning strikes and human carelessness are the most common causes of fire and Minaker is urging the public to be cautious when they are in the Hyde Creek area. The press release noted that visitors and illegal campers could start fires through cooking and campfires. In addition, the reserve directly impinges on many sensitive sites, including the Hyde Creek rec centre, Hyde Creek Hatchery and the many housing developments that border the area. Anyone who sees a fire or any other issue should call 911. gmckenna@tricitynews.com

cluding those with permits, as well as industrial burning, fireworks, tiki torches and burn barrels. Camp stoves that use propane or briquettes are still allowed. The ban took effect as rain showers were forecast for many areas of B.C. The B.C. government’s wildfire management branch says light-

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Send Metro a message continued from front page The three cities’ issues came up this week as Coquitlam council considered rescinding its official community plan (OCP) and giving second and third readings to change it by incorporating the Regional Context Statement, as required by MetroVancouver. The statement, which is mandated by provincial government through Metro Vancouver for all of its 22 member municipalities, defines how local plans comply with the Regional Growth Strategy, a visioning document for the next 30 years. Member municipalities had until Monday to submit their statements to Metro Vancouver. Five cities have had their statements accepted by the board: Vancouver, Richmond, Port Coquitlam, the city of Langley and the village of Belcarra. Another six municipalities (plus the University of BC) met the July 29 deadline: Burnaby, Langley township, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, White Rock and — shortly before midnight on Monday — Coquitlam. Delta’s statement is expected soon, said a Metro Vancouver spokesperson who also noted there are no provisions set out

COQUITLAM GROWTH PLANS

Over the next 30 years, the city envisions: • 27,200 more residents in Coquitlam Town Centre (up 29%); • 5,800 more residents in Lougheed Town Centre (up 6%); • 7,800 more residents in Burquitlam (up 8%); • 51,700 more residents outside of the socalled“urban centres”(up 56%). in the province’s Local Government Act for the six municipalities that failed to meet the deadline. On Monday, there was some drama at Coquitlam city council as it debated the merits of its statement. Council first voted 4-3 to defer its statement pending the results of a provincial referendum on TransLink funding which could be held as early as next spring or as late as the November 2014 civic elections. (Earlier Monday, during a public hearing, Joe Sulmona, a member of the TransLink northeast area transit plan advisory committee, urged council to shelve the statement until the outcome of the referendum, which he argued would affect future land use and transportation needs.) Mayor Richard Stewart then called for a short recess to speak with city managers about the legal-

ity of council’s decision before bringing the matter up for a second vote, which passed unanimously to forward the statement to Metro. The statement, which is generally consistent with Metro’s Regional Growth Strategy, looks broadly at future needs and services until 2041 for a population nearly double from today, to be accommodated in some 46,000 new homes. At Monday’s meeting, councillors said they wanted to send a clear message to Metro about their ongoing frustrations with the lack of transit funding. This fall, Coquitlam will lose bus 177 to United Boulevard; council also continues to lobby for buses to Burke Mountain. Meanwhile, Mayor Stewart said council may withhold fourth reading of the OCP amendment should Coquitlam’s trans-

portation woes not be addressed. Coquitlam has been at odds with Metro and TransLink for several years. In 2011, the city went into dispute resolution with the regional government after Coquitlam rejected the new Regional Growth Strategy, saying it was inconsistent and exerted too much control over municipalities. Currently, Metro is locked in a legal battle with Langley township to make the municipality comply with the strategy, saying the local council’s defiance of the plan threatens to set a dangerous precedent. At issue is the township’s vision for the University District, a 180-hectare area named for nearby Trinity Western University and earmarked for future institutional expansion by TWU and related development. Township council last month rezoned the land near Highway 1 and Glover Road, much of which is in the Agricultural Land Reserve, but the legal challenge by Metro aims to quash the bylaw. jwarren@tricitynews.com — with files from Jeff Nagel, Black Press

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No Port Moody waste collection on August 5 Please note that there is no waste collection in Port Moody on Monday, August 5 because of B.C. Day. Here’s a revised schedule for the week of August 5-9:

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Be careful on wet roads By Gary McKenna The Tri-CiTy News

After a month of sunny weather and high temperatures, Coquitlam RCMP are cautioning motorists before heading out on the road after the next rainy period (perhaps as soon as today or Saturday). Const. Michelle Luca said roads can be particularly treacherous for drivers after a fresh period of rain. “During a dry spell like the one we’re in, there’s a lot of dirt and oil being ground into the pavement and set-

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Police are always on the lookout for dangerous drivers and drivers should be on the lookout for hazards associated with newly wet roads if the weather changes. ting on and in vehicles every day,” she said. “That means when the rain comes back, which is inevitable, the roads will be extra slick and drivers’ visibility could

be compromised by grimy windows.” Luca recommends drivers ensure their windshield wipers are in good condition and headlights and tail-

lights are clean. Motorists should also leave extra space between themselves and the vehicle in front of them, and allow extra time to get where they’re going. “Being predictable is the best way to keep safe,” Luca said. “Whether you’re a cyclist, a driver or a pedestrian, knowing and following the rules of the road is critical. Our roads are safest when everyone knows their rights and responsibilities and looks out for their fellow road users.” gmckenna@tricitynews.com

Nominations open for biz awards The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is looking for help in finding the best in the business. Nominations are now open for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards, which recognize outstanding businesses, organizations and individuals that demonstrate excellence in business and a passion for the community. Nominees will be recognized at an Oct. 30 luncheon at Westwood Plateau; the finalists will

be announced in the weeks following the luncheon, with the winners recognized at the chamber’s annual gala, set for Feb. 1, 2014 at the Red Robinson Show Theatre at the Boulevard Casino. Businesses, organizations and individuals can be nominated in the following categories: • Small Business of the Year (won by Innovative Fitness Port Moody in 2012); • Business of the Year, 10 to 50 Employees (won

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Coquitlam Centre in 2012). Anyone who knows of an outstanding Tri-Cities business, organization or individual can submit a nomination for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards. Deadline is Sept. 13 and nomination forms and requirements can be found at tricitieschamber. com/ or at the Chamber office, 1209 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam.

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Speak up on booze By Janis Warren The Tri-CiTy News

Should Coquitlam pubs, bars and restaurants that serve booze be able to close later? Or are their hours already too long? That’s the issue before city council as it tries to organize a framework for liquor licensing applications. In February, council stopped all new applications until it could come up with a clear and consistent policy to handle the influx of proposals from foodand liquor-primary establishments. As a result, applications from the Cactus Club and Douglas College for new liquor licences were put on hold, as were bids to change closing times by Townhall, Woody’s and Rhino’s pubs. Currently, Coquitlam has 113 food-primary licences and 24 liquor-primary licences — all of which have different opening and closing hours (almost half of food-primary businesses

• To comment on Coquitlam’s proposed liquor-licensing framework, email clerks@coquitlam.ca. open past midnight). And this and next month, the operators of those businesses will be asked for their views on the new Coquitlam Liquor Licensing Policy to help guide council in considering new bids referred to it by the province’s Liquor Control and Licensing Branch. The city is also seeking public and RCMP feedback. Under the proposed policy: • Closing hours at liquor-primary licence establishments would be no later than 1 a.m. Sunday to Thursday, and 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. • And liquor service at food-primary licence establishments would be no later than midnight Sunday to Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. But council may reduce open hours depending on the location and nearby

transit service available, for example. The policy would apply to new applicants only, meaning existing restaurants and pubs that have longer hours would be exempt. As well, all businesses wanting a new licence or a change to their current licence would be required to sign a Good Neighbour Agreement. At Monday’s councilin-committee, Coun. Mae Reid said there has been an ongoing problem in Coquitlam where there is a blurring of lines between food- and liquor-primary businesses — the latter of which must adhere to more stringent rules. Many eateries act like restaurants until 8 p.m., when they effectively turn into pubs, Mayor Richard Stewart added. jwarren@tricitynews.com

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Car wash doesn’t wash with residents By Janis Warren The Tri-CiTy News

A bid, voted down two years ago by city council, to build a car wash in Maillardville got the green light this week despite area residents having the same concerns. On Monday, during a public hearing on the application for 801 Henderson Ave., neighbours told Coquitlam city council they feared extra traffic and noise from the planned car wash as well as plummeting property values. Many houses in the area are being built or renovated, and homeowners complained about a rezoning change happening as the city undergoes an update of the area plan. “You would be jumping the gun to go ahead of your own study,” a Jackson Street resident warned city council, with a Henderson Street homeowner asking, “How many times do we have to go through this application process?” But Jim Allen of Allen Concepts, which is representing the property owner Sukhjit Gill, who also has the adjacent land that’s the site of a

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“There are lots of people who have put investments into that area.” Coun. Brent Asmundson Husky gas station, said most of the issues have been addressed since the proposal first went before council in 2011. He said the car wash hours of operation have been reduced by one hour, with the same 7 a.m. opening but a 10 p.m. instead of 11 p.m. closing; lighting has been modified; noise will be controlled; and security gates and landscaping will be installed. Allen also showed a video to council of the Husky car wash in Whistler, which he said would be similar, with closed doors. Coun. Terry O’Neill said the crux of the problem is that cars leaving the car wash would travel into a residential area. He suggested city staff look at working with Allen Concepts, before a development permit is issued, to create a U-turn on the site. Coun. Brent Asmundson said local residents

don’t want the car wash. “There are lots of people who have put investments into that area,” he said in opposing the proposal. “People have told us what they want,” Coun. Neal Nicholson said while speaking against the car wash. “I think we have to respect that and give them the neighbourhood that they’re building for themselves.” Still, other councillors argued the site has been designated in the official community plan for at least 20 years as service-commercial. And the Maillardville Neighbourhood Plan calls for a gradual transitioning of the area to commercial. Coun. Craig Hodge, who voted for the bid, asked for more traffic studies and traffic calming measures around Lougheed Highway and Bernatchey Street. jwarren@tricitynews.com

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n Monday, Coquitlam city council unanimously voted to spend $3.9 million to build a covered sports facility, to open next year, on what is now a parking lot at Poirier Street and Winslow Avenue. That’s good news as it seems likely to be a well-used resource. But it highlights an ongoing inequity in how Coquitlam handles pay parking in its oldest and newest areas. Swim or work out at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex and you park for free; do the same at the City Centre Aquatic Complex and you pay. Visit an exhibit at Place des Arts and you park for free; go to the gallery or theatre at Evergreen Cultural Centre and you pay. Get a haircut or shop on Austin Avenue and you park for free; get a cutand-colour at one of the salons on Glen Drive and you pay. Given that the Evergreen Line is coming to Coquitlam Town Centre in three years, the city obviously has to take steps to keep SkyTrain commuters from clogging area streets. But considering the Coquitlam’s spotty history with pay parking — it hasn’t even paid for itself (Port Moody council, you’ve been warned) — and considering the unfair disadvantage to residents of the city’s north side, council would be well advised to try again.

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School’s out but learning is still in full swing AS I SEE IT Shanna Lowes

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et’s check in with the kids halfway through summer: Tents set up on trampolines? Check. Small cuts in the corner of mouths made by the sharp plastic edges of Freezies? Check. Maybe corn-rows or a bright red mohawk? Check. Summer is nearly every kid’s favourite time of year because, let’s face it, when school’s out, time slooooows riiiiiiight dooooown. But just because they aren’t in their classrooms with their teachers doesn’t mean these two months are lost time for learning. In fact, the opposite is true; in the summer, many kids have time to pursue special interests, learn from summer job experience, explore new worlds by traveling or just relax with a book on the lawn for a few hours. These and other quintessential summertime experiences offer

countless valuable learning opportunities for kids but it might just take a bit of extra effort on our part to facilitate these experiences. In the summer, kids have time to further pursue their special interests in myriad specialty programs and day camps. For example, my eight-year-old is learning to play quidditch at a Harry Potter camp in south Surrey. His love of reading is being reinforced as his imagination runs as wild as his and 11 other bodies are as they chase the quaffle while dodging bludgers. Last year was tennis camp, next year may be kayaking or cooking. Or maybe he’ll be ready to go to overnight camp and learn about forestry or sailing — I don’t know who’s more excited about that prospect, him or me. For teenagers, summer can be a great time to learn on the job, not to mention earn spending cash for that new electronic gadget or outfit. I fondly remember five summers of wrangling kids around the 40 acres of overnight camp when I was a teenager. I made many lifelong friendships and developed a

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deep love for educating and teaching. Gaining leadership skills, financial planning skills and an all-around sense of responsibility is what the weeks of summer can offer to teens. Is a local teen serving you at a restaurant, pumping your gas or building your new patio? Is your neighbour’s 12-year-old free to babysit Saturday night? Why don’t you call them and find out? Finally, summer can be a time to pursue quiet and more individual passions.You may offer to dust off that old tripod and get engrossed in creating a stop-motion animation with your eager young filmmaker. Berrypicking may lead to the sweet smell of blueberry pie as cooks of various ages convene in the kitchen. I vividly remember the time my little brother built a wooden maze for our pet rat out of old wood scraps and my dad’s glue gun. With his stopwatch, he then timed the poor creature as it tried to find its way to the cheese. Kids won’t realize it but new concepts of science, math, physics and chemistry can surely

and unwittingly be discovered as projects big and small are undertaken. But summertime can also be a time for kids to curl up in a tree and enter the fantasyland of novels, be it with a hardcover or their eReader. A true love for language will be developed when reading is for pleasure instead of homework. Haven’t you ever read well into the wee hours of the morning with your book light when your parents thought you were asleep? The time to encourage our children’s inner motivation for learning is as ripe as the tomatoes growing in our gardens. What cool new things have your kids learned so far as they’ve been playing at the beach or camping with their cousins last weekend? What squirmy discoveries are hiding under a rock in the local park? Please remember that as you see the backto-school sale signs start to pop up at the local mall, summer’s really only halfway done.

Shanna Lowes of Coquitlam is a newly graduated teacher and the mother of an eight-year old.

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FACE TO FACE: What politicians should face off in the ring (for charity, of course)?

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emember last year’s Justin Trudeau-vs.-Patrick Brazeau boxing match for charity? Well, earlier this week, I had a conversation with organizer Rob Imbeault, who told me they’re planning to hold another political duel next spring but, as of now, they don’t have their boxers. “We’ll take suggestions,”Imbeault said. My colleague opposite and I are happy to oblige. Before I get to my main event, I think I would like to see some local flavour as the undercards. I would pay big money to watch a tilt featuring Coquitlam Coun. Lou Sekora and Mayor Richard Stewart. You’ll recall, about six weeks ago, Sekora“outed”Stewart for staying at a pricey downtown Vancouver hotel during the Federation of Canadian Municipalities convention. Stewart countered by slamming Sekora in the media. Well, these two fine gentlemen could finally settle the score. Can you picture it? Sekora, 81, would be indiscriminately launching lefts and rights while Stewart, 52, would be weaving and bobbing around the ring. It would be epic. We could call it the Soiree at Poirier. For the second card, I would love to see a battle royale between

Christy Clark and Alison Redford. Certainly, the two western premiers have made up since last year’s tiff about the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline but I get the sense that there’s still some tension there. If I were a betting man, my money would be on Clark. If we’ve learned anything over the past few months, it’s to never underestimate Christy Clark — never. Finally, I think the main event has to involve one of the most hated men in Ottawa right now: Sen. Mike Duffy. Every bout needs a villain, right? And there are probably a few people who would line up to fight him. I’m sure Prime Minister Stephen Harper would want at him for sullying the Conservative brand but I think NDP leader Thomas Mulcair would be a better opponent. Billed as Angry Tom vs. The Duff, the bout would feature the man who wants to abolish the Senate versus the man who has done so much for the abolish-the-Senate movement. And just think of the merchandising opportunities: T-shirts, bobbleheads, punching bags… And maybe Justin Trudeau can be the ring boy? Let’s get rrrrrrready to rrrrrrrumbllllle!

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ustin Trudeau and Sen. Patrick Brazeau set the precedent last year when they boxed for three rounds to raise $230, 000 for cancer research. So why haven’t we thought of this before? We’re always looking for new sources of revenue, and perhaps we could settle some political differences at the same time. In this spirit, I humbly suggest B.C.’s first evening of charity boxing, brought to BC Place by co-promoters the Fraser Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Boxapalooza 2013 — An Evening of Partisan Pugilism. The undercard begins with three rounds of boxing featuring, in the red corner, ‘Gentleman’ Jim Sinclair, the champion of the working man; and, in the teflon corner, Gordon ‘Trickle Down’ Campbell, the scourge of the public sector. Mr. Sinclair will be boxing for a raise in the minimum wage and Mr. Campbell for corporate tax cuts. Gentleman Jim, famous for peppering left jabs, is a slight favourite in this one but don’t count out Campbell. Though often cut in the later rounds, he always gets up and has a good cut man, Kevin Falcon, in his corner. Second on the card is five rounds of boxing, featuring Bill ‘Mr. Smooth’

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Good will block anything Gregor throws out but may be frustrated by Mayor Moonbeam’s constant cycling to the left. Good will, as usual, have his entire radio station in his corner along with NPA Coun. George Affleck, whom they will all interview between rounds. And then, the main event of Boxapalooza 2013, 12 years of boxing, featuring: The challenger: That diminutive dominatrix of dogma, that persuasive pit bull of parliament, Joy ‘Death by a Thousand Cuts’ McPhail! And the champion: From Port Moody, er, Point Grey, er, Kelowna, and straight from a two-round TKO over Alison Redford, the comeback kid, the queen of charisma, that iron fist in a velvet glove, Christy ‘Remember the ’90s’ Clark! McPhail will land flurries of punches in this bout but if the champ finds out she has a teacher in the family, she may be mercilessly pummelled. This fall, leave your politics at the gate and for charitable purposes only, I agree with my colleague: Let’s get rrrrrrready to rrrrrrrumbllllle!

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was in good care. Thank you also to her husband and children, who stayed behind so that I could get to the hospital. This family was going to Stanley Park and yet they stopped to help me. I think of this family’s unselfish act every day and what a blessing it was to me that day. Sarah, your family is kind and caring and such a loving example to all. Lynn Mandrusiak, Port Moody

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Founding of BC colony in 1858 2013 marks the 155th year in British Columbia: 155 years of cultural diversity, community strength and widespread achievement since the founding of the Crown Colony of British Columbia in1858.

On November 19,1858, the new colony’s governor, Sir James Douglas, read the official proclamation that cemented one of the most significant events in B.C.’s history. Arguably, if it hadn’t been for that moment, Canada may not have extended from coast to coast and B.C. might not be the strong, vibrant, united province it is today. As the original inhabitants of B.C., Aboriginal peoples have lived here for thousands of years. In 1858 and the years following, Aboriginal

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people faced great challenges to retain their heritage. Because of their perseverance and dedication to continuing the rich traditions of their ancestors, and their willingness to share these experiences, all British Columbians today can celebrate the culture of First Nations as part of what makes B.C. truly unique. There are many things to celebrate. From the contributions of Aboriginal peoples, to the stories of the pioneers who followed the gold rush and set down roots here, this is a time to honour the diversity and widespread achievements of the people who built this province, while also setting our sights on all of the opportunities that the future holds.

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Happy Monday, August 5th B.C. Day! Celebrating 155 Years

Do you know the symbols of B.C.? adopted in 1956 as British Columbia’s floral emblem. Steller’s Jay -Provincial Bird The Steller’s Jay (Cyanacitta stelleri) became the Province’s official bird on December 17, 1987. Spirit Bear - Provincial Mammal The Spirit Bear (also

B.C. has many symbols that have been adopted, honouring this province’s natural assets.The last in this list, the Provincial Tartan, brings them all together nicely. Pacific Dogwood -Provincial Flower The Pacific DogwoodProvincial Flower (Cornus nuttallii) was

known as the Kermode Bear, Ursus americanus kermodei) was added to the list of B.C.’s official symbols in April 2006. Western Red Cedar - Provincial Tree The Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata donn) was adopted as the official tree of the province on February 1988.

B.C.’s Provincial Tartan The Provincial tartan has five colours, each with its own significance: blue for the ocean; white for the dogwood; green for the forests; red for the maple leaf; and gold for the crown and sun on the shield and flag. The tartan was adopted in 1974.

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THE THINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Holiday means more time with family, friends in and around town

R&R for the long weekend Compiled by Janis Warren

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TODAY: Friday, Aug. 2 DELICIOUS

Load up on fresh veggies and berries, homemade bread and locally raised meats at the Port Moody Farmers’ Market outside the Port Moody recreation complex (300 Ioco Rd.) from 3 to 7 p.m. Admission to the family-friendly event is free. Call 604-3188966 or visit makebakegrow.com.

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While in the city hall area, check out the original paintings by hometown residentYasuo Araki at the Port Moody Public Library (100 Newport Dr.). Araki, a Japanese-Canadian who lived through the Second World War bombings in his native Yamanashi, near Tokyo, has 25 acrylic works showing images of peace.Visit library.portmoody.ca.

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Cheer on the Coquitlam Jr. ‘A’ Adanacs during their home game against the New Westminster Salmonbellies at 7:30 p.m. at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam).Visit junioradanacs.com.

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Take the kids to see ventriloquist, actor, puppeteer and comedian Kellie Haines at Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Library (2470 Mary Hill Rd.) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Haines and her puppets, Magrau and Kamilla, have toured theatres, schools, festivals and events with musical ventriloquism shows. Call the library for tickets at 604-927-7999 or visit fvrl.ca.

Vancouver artist Michael Abraham gets some help from Georgia Gram in opening his show at Coquitlam’s Evergreen Cultural Centre gallery last month. The retrospective exhibit, Apologues, features 16 original paintings, three original sculptures as well as four reprints. It runs at the gallery (1205 Pinetree Way) until Aug. 31. It is open noon to 5, Mondays to Saturdays.

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Join the acoustic duo Mikhalva and Ivan Dimitrov, a professional guitarist who dabbles in Flamenco, Latin American, classical and jazz music styles, as they perform at the Leigh Square bandshell (next to PoCo city hall) as part of the city of Port Coquitlam’s Village Vibe summer series, at 2 p.m.Visit portcoquitlam.ca.

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The Tri-City Wordsmiths, a new writing group, holds its second meeting at the Coquitlam Public Library (575 Poirier St.) from 2 to 4 p.m. Speaker Daryl R. Stennett, a Sunshine Coast author who recently published Behind The Steam: The Inside Story of the Gastown Steam Clock, will talk about his experience as a self-published author as well as read from his book and sign copies.

Sunday, Aug. 4 If you missed Friday’s market, browse the vendors’ tables and shop for local nosh and crafts at the Poirier Street Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam).Visit makebakegrow.com.

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Kids can get into all sorts of fun, creative and hands-on activities at the Minnekhada Regional Park Lodge (4455 Oliver Rd., Coquitlam) in the monthly Creative Café series from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is free, with drinks and snacks for sale.Visit minnekhada.ca.

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The hot, summer weather means it’s time to head to the outdoor pools in the Tri-Cities. Cool off in Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge Pool (1200 Lansdowne Dr.) or Spani Pool (655 Hillcrest St.).Visit coquitlam.ca. In Port Coquitlam, there are two outdoor pools: Centennial (Shaughnessy Street and Lougheed Highway in Aggie Park) and Robert Hope (Western Drive and Lamprey Street).Visit portcoquitlam.ca. And Port Moody has Rocky Point Pool (2800 Murray St.) and Westhill Pool (203 Westhill Pl.).Visit portmoody.ca.

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Life among the trees at Intergulf’s Cedar Creek By Kerry Vital

There’s nothing as wonderful as coming home after a long day and relaxing. The townhomes at Intergulf Development Group’s Cedar Creek North are like a breath of fresh air on Coquitlam’s master-planned community of Burke Mountain. “When you buy at Cedar Creek you can rest assured that you are getting the best-built townhomes the industry has to offer,” says Intergulf ’s Sasha Faris. “Our townhomes offer luxurious

finishes, great design and a palatable price to go along with it.” The homes at Cedar Creek are spacious and inviting, with their open floorplans and beautiful features. The kitchens are particularly gorgeous, with their stainless-steel appliances, custom-built Shaker-style wood cabinetry, natural granite countertop and island and chic glass mosaic tile backsplash. The bathrooms feature their own custom-built Shaker-style cabinetry, complemented by a natural granite countertop with a granite backsplash, vanity mirror with matching wood frame

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and a modern custom-built cubic vessel sink. A soaker tub and rain-head shower nozzle adds to the feeling of calm in the space, along with a sleek ceramic tile bath-shower surround and porcelain tile floor. The electric fireplace in every home is perfect for gathering around for some cozy downtime, or if you’re in the mood for some sun, the lush landscaping draws you outside. You’ll also find private balconies, patios and decks in the homes at Cedar Creek. Burke Mountain features several parks and schools in the neighbourhood, with shopping, dining and recreation opportunities just minutes away in the Coquitlam Centre area. The community is a highly sought-after location, so Faris notes that time is running out to purchase. “With this being the last phase of the Cedar Creek townhouse project, this is the final chance to own affordable luxury atop Burke Mountain,” she says. Homes at Cedar Creek North start at $419,900 and are move-in ready. For more information about Cedar Creek, visit www.cedarcreekhomes.ca or call 604-880-1880.

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The homes at Citadel Heights are built in a Craftsman style, with private decks and porches. Among the gorgeous features you’ll find in your new home is a convenient kitchen island, stainless-steel appliances and plenty of space to entertain, bottom right.

Exceptional homes at Citadel Heights By Kerry Vital

Bluetree Homes is hitting new heights with Citadel Heights, its single-family home community in Port Coquitlam. With an established location, gorgeous homes and the peace of mind that comes with buying from a well-known developer (Bluetree comes from ParkLane Homes), there’s no better time to buy than right now.

The surrounding Citadel Heights neighbourhood is becoming a popular place to live, and these 29 homes are selling quickly. “The response to this new community has been outstanding,” says Bluetree’s General Manager, Sales and Marketing Yosh Kasahara. “We’ve already sold all of the homes in our initial release and are now pre-selling homes that will complete later this year.” Bluetree is known as your friendly neighbourhood builder, and the reputation continues with Citadel Heights. The Craftsman-style architecture and rich exterior colours combine to make for a striking picture as you arrive home. There’s definitely no shortage of curb appeal here. “Our buyers love the Craftsman-style architecture of these homes,” says Kasahara. “These homes will retain their value because they have that timeless look.”

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The four- and five-bedroom floorplans range from 2,800 to 3,515 square feet. Big windows and a great room layout in some homes combine for an airy, spacious feeling that lets the natural light flow from room to room. You’ll especially love the dramatic vaulted ceilings in the master bedroom. Every home includes plenty of outdoor living space, with either decks or patios and front porches. You’ll also find a neighbourhood with mature landscaping, and established parks and schools just minutes away. The gourmet kitchens are centrally located in every home for maximum convenience. That continues with their eating nooks, breakfast bars and kitchen islands, making entertaining or a quick meal extremely easy. Buyers are able to choose between traditional shaker-style cabinetry or a modern flat-

panel style. Stainless-steel appliances are complemented by the quartz composite stone countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and sophisticated undermount cabinet lighting. Hand-set porcelain tile flooring is included in the entrance, kitchen and nook, powder room and laundry room, with elegant engineered hardwood throughout the rest of the main livings areas. The gas fireplace with its contemporary quartz composite stone surround and custom-designed mantel is sure to be a showpiece, or just the perfect place to relax. In the ensuite, you’ll find quartz composite stone countertops, a spa-like tub and shower with a decorative ceramic and glass accent and your choice of shaker-style or chic flatpanel cabinetry. Citadel Heights is perfectly situated, with shopping, dining, schools and recreation very close by. You’ll also have easy access to the rest of the Lower Mainland via Lougheed Highway or Highway 1, giving you the best of both worlds: a quiet neighbourhood within easy reach of every amenity you can imagine. “This community is unique because the surrounding neighbourhood is already established,” Kasahara says. “We know these homes won’t last long because there simply isn’t anything like this available in the market today.” Homes start at $829,900. For more information, visit bluetreehomes.ca, call 604468-2169 or visit the sales centre at 2195 Nova Scotia Avenue, Port Coquitlam, open daily except Fridays between noon and 5 p.m.

GVHBA SUMMER SOCI SOCIAL The Suppliers Council and the Membership Committee are holding a social networking event on Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is open to GVHBA members, guests of GVHBA members and invited non-members. Call 778-565-4288 for more information.

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Preheat the oven to 400 F. Finely dice the onion and mince the garlic. Sauté both in a skillet with olive oil until softened (about five minutes). While the onion and garlic are sautéing, thinly slice the rest of the vegetables. Spray the inside of an 8×8 square or round baking dish with non-stick spray. Spread the softened onion and garlic in the bottom of the dish. Place the thinly sliced vegetables in the baking dish vertically, in an alternating pattern. Sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and thyme. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil, top with cheese and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown.

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Combine flours, baking powder and soda, and salt. Combine melted butter, buttermilk, egg and vanilla. Pour into flour mixture and stir just until combined. Gently fold in peaches. Spoon into muffin tins lined with paper liners. Bake at 350 F 20 -25 minutes. taken care of, you can get dessert, too. Something as simple as a fresh piece of fruit can be enjoyed right out of your hand for the ultimate in fast food. If your palate is craving something more sophisticated, a tarte sucre from Chef Enrick will surely satisfy — this is my new go-to treat on market days. Even those with special dietary needs can get in on the prepared treats too. Delish Gluten Free is a regular at the local markets now. I eat their muffins and butter tarts just

because they are so good. Sometimes my head spins with the abundance. It’s getting harder and harder to shop the big chains. When I think of all that we can buy at market, and all the good we can do by buying at market, it’s a really easy choice for me to make. Won’t you join me?

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Vancouver Whitecaps defender Greg Klazura gives some pointers to six-year-old Olyvia Wang of Anmore during a Whitecaps soccer camp Wednesday at Mobilio Field in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park.

The Coquitlam Redlegs’ bats fell silent during the final stretch of the B.C. Junior Premier Baseball League. The Redlegs dropped a double-header to the visiting White Rock Jr. Tritons Saturday, going 2-5 over their final week of the regular season to finish with a record of 25-19. “We had a stretch of not really hitting the ball very well, not like we did earlier in the season, and it came back and haunted us a little bit,” said manager Bill Green. The Redlegs will have time to try and bring their bats back to life, enjoying an 11-day layoff until the playoffs begin on Thursday. Coquitlam currently sits in fifth place, but where they finish will depend on how other teams do in the final games of the season which wraps up on Sunday. “Our season finished on time, basically, and the rest of the teams have a lot of makeup games and it’s an extended type of season,” said Green. The Jr. Tritons scored twice in the seventh to take the second game

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Warren Dupasquier stretches to make a play at first base during Saturday’s game against the White Rock Jr. Tritons at Mundy Park. of Saturday’s double header 2-0 after using a four-run 12th inning to win the opener 6-3. “A couple of errors in both games cost us the game but the reality of it is we didn’t hit the ball. We didn’t put any offence on the board. We got zero runs in one

game and three in the other one in 12 innings and that’s way below what we’ve been doing all year,” said Green. “That’s really the root cause of where we’re at right now. We just dropped off in our hitting right through the lineup basically.”

He said the lack of offence puts pressure on the pitching and team defence to not make any mistakes. “There has to be a balance of offence to take care of that stuff, and when it comes up short then every error becomes big and every walk and every hit that you give up becomes bigger than it really should be.” The playoffs will see teams divided into two pools of four teams, with each playing a three-game round robin and the top two teams in each pool advancing to the semifinals. l While their season may be over, a pair of Coquitlam Reds have been recognized for their B.C. Premier Baseball League achievements. Max H o l l i n g swo r t h wa s named as first-team conference all-star outfielder. Hollingsworth led the league with nine home runs, a slugging percentage of .723 and 24 extra-base hits. Curtis Taylor was named as one of the pitchers for the firstteam all-stars, earning recognition for his nohitter and being part of a Reds squad that led the league with 312 team strikeouts. sports@tricitynews.com

Tri-Cities sending 30 to Canada Summer Games The Tri-Cities have plenty of hometown favourites to root for at the Canada Summer Games that start this week in Sherbrooke, Que. Coquitlam will be represented on the track by sprinters Benjamin Ayesu-Attah, James Linde and Esinam Aye s u - A t t a h , wh i l e Daniel Caverly will hit

the sand for beach volleyball. Emily Gerson will compete in rowing, while the Coquitlam Reds Jonathan Keltie will be on the mound for Team BC. Madeline Wainman will test her skills on the diving platform and Colin Morrow will be in the shot put competition. Travis Chastkavich is a coach of the Team

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midfielder Luigi Polisi. They will be joined by Alejandro Varela and David Merton, both of Port Coquitlam, as well as Port Moody’s Kyle Jones. Coquitlam’s Nikki Cornwall joins Port Moody’s Alessandra Gentile and Katie D e v a n e y o f Po r t Coquitlam on the volleyball court.

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Port Moody will compete in the pool. David McKay and Lyndsay Belisle are wrestling coaches with Team BC and Laura Watson is part of the mission staff. Team BC will send a dedicated group of 360 athletes, 70 coaches and 20 mission staff to the 2013 Canada Summer Games, which runs Aug. 2-17.

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Hamill signs with Canucks A pair of Tri-City hockey products have found new homes. T h e Va n c o u v e r Canucks have signed Port Coquitlam’s Zach Hamill. Hamill played his minor hockey in Port Coquitlam, before moving on to the Everett Silvertips in the Western Hockey League. Hamill is originally a draft pick of the Boston Bruins, selected eighth overall in the 2007 NHL Draft. Last year, he spent the American Hockey League season with three different teams — Hershey Bears, San

Antonio Rampage and Milwaukee Admirals — collecting a total of 44 points in 72 regular season games. He has four assists in 20 career NHL games. Meanwhile, Nick Buonassisi of Coquitlam has joined the UBC Thunderbirds hockey team. “Nick brings excellent speed and is very good on the forecheck,” said T-birds head coach Milan Dragicevic. “He has shown throughout his WHL career that he can score and produce points. An added bonus is that he

also has the ability to play either wing or centre.” In five years in the WHL with Prince George, Lethbridge and Brandon, Buonassisi played 339 regular season games, scoring 64 goals and adding 107 assists for 171 career points. “UBC is the top academic school in the country, has world-class facilities and is close to home, making it an easy decision to join the program,” said Buonassisi. “The hockey team is improving every year and I am looking forward to being part of it.”

Nyhaug finishes fifth at BMX Worlds C o q u i t l a m ’ s To ry Nyhaug rode to a fifthplace showing at the 2013 International Cycling Union BMX World Championships Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand. Nyhaug breezed through the first two rounds of the S u p e r c r o s s Wo r l d Championships by placing third and second respectively. Facing some stiff competition in the semifinals, Nyhaug finished second in the heat to move on to the finals. He turned in a time of 25.348 in the final heat of the day, just two sec-

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Port Coquitlam’s Paige Taylor helped the Fraser Valley Fusion Rep-A Girls 16U Fastball team to a silver medal at the B.C. Softball Provincials in Victoria last weekend. Taylor pitched a fivehit shutout to help the Fusion past the White Rock Renegades 2-0 in the semifinals, striking out four in seven innings. A finger injury forced Taylor to leave the goldmedal game in which Fraser Valley fell to the Delta Heat 6-0.

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Tri-City girls helped Team BC knock off Ontario 7-2 in Sunday’s gold-medal game in the midget division at the Female National Box Lacrosse Championships. Local athletes Nikita Bagg, Leanna Hogarth, Bianca Santucci, Harlowe Seele and Samantha Thomson were on the B.C. team. The bantam girls fell 5-2 to Ontario in the final. Erica Berg, Haley McRae, Emily Nelson, Debbie Phillips, Adrianna Santucci and Brooke Vial were the Tri-City players to earn a silver medal.

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DEAR Parents: During the summer and fall of 2013, students in 5th and 6th grade will participate in an IRB approved study to assess physical activity levels. The purpose is to make an accurate assessment of the number of hours and minutes students are physically active. An online questionnaire, which takes 7 minutes to complete, will be available to students between August 1 and September 30, 2013 and can be viewed at www.surveymonkey.com/s/assesspa . It is voluntary, confidential, and anonymous. After the student completes the questionnaire, the window on the computer closes and all results without any identifiable markers are collected by an online data collection site and retrieved by the investigator. By participating in this study, students will be helping in the development of curriculum to promote increasing physical activity levels in children. I can be reached at 812-217-7816 or askarim@indiana.edu for further information or clarification. Thank you. Sincerely, AS Karim; PhD (c)

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Advertising Sales Consultant The Langley Times, a twice-weekly award-winning newspaper has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time sales person. The successful candidate will have a university or college education or two years of sales experience – preferably in the advertising or retail industry. The ability to build relationships with clients and offer superior customer service is a must. The winning candidate will be a team player and will also be called upon to grow the account list with an aggressive cold calling mandate. The ability to work in a an extremely fast paced environment with a positive attitude is a must. We offer a great working environment with a competitive base salary and commission plan coupled with a strong benefit package. Black Press has more than 170 community newspapers across Canada and the United States and for the proven candidate the opportunities are endless. Please submit your resume with a cover letter by Friday, August 16, 2013 to: Kelly Myers The Langley Times, #102-20258 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C. V3A 4R3 or email to admanager@langleytimes.com No phone calls please.

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Canadian Media Guild seeks a Staff Rep for Western Canada The Canadian Media Guild has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make a difference in both the union and media worlds. We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated Staff Representative for our Western regional office, which serves members from Manitoba to British Columbia and the North.

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LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Nelson Ford, in Nelson BC, is looking for the right technician to service our customers. We offer factory Ford training, competitive wages, and great benefits. Salary dependent on experience $28 - $35/hr based on Ford training. Will consider 3rd/4th year apprentice. Send resume to rmcmahon@nelsonfordsales.com or fax 250-352-7282

Under the direction of the Senior Staff Representative, the successful applicant will work as part of a team, providing support for local executives, advice to individual members, assist with organizing opportunities and deal with management on behalf of the Guild within the region. The successful candidate will also be assigned other national duties from time to time. Experience in administering collective agreements and providing contractual support to members is required, as is knowledge of trade unionism, the Canada Labour Code, Human Rights Legislation and bargaining. He/ she must be committed to the ideals of the labour movement. Candidates who are bilingual will be given preference. Knowledge of the media industry is also an asset. Wages and benefits are set according to the provisions of the Canadian Media Guild Employees Union/CMG collective agreement (available online). CMG is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a covering letter and resume to hiringcommittee@cmg.ca. Our office is at 310 Front St. W., Suite 810, Toronto ON, M5V 3B5. The deadline is Friday August 30, 2013.

Vancouver Fire and Radius Security is seeking a TQ Certified Security and Installations Technician. Competitive wage with full beneďŹ ts package, proďŹ t sharing and RRSP matching. Apply with your resume today to:

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PART TIME SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS NEEDED IN VANCOUVER, COQUITLAM AND SURREY UNR Class 4 or Class 2 preferred, but we will train the right applicant. Please e-mail your resume and a CURRENT ABSTRACT to debbie.swecera@ďŹ rstgroup.com or fax 604-583-7063. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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HERFORT CONCRETE

NO JOB TOO SMALL Serving Lower Mainland 25 Years! *Prepare *Form *Place *Finish *Granite & Interlocking Block Walls *Stairs *Driveways *Exposed Aggregate *Stamped Concrete. *Interlocking Bricks *Sod Placement EXCELLENT REF’S -WCB Insured

Advertising Sales Consultant The Tri-City News, a twice-weekly award-winning newspaper has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time sales person. The successful candidate will have a university or college education or two years of sales experience – preferably in the advertising or retail industry. The ability to build relationships with clients and offer superior customer service is a must. The winning candidate will be a team player and will also be called upon to grow the account list with an aggressive cold calling mandate. The ability to work in a an extremely fast paced environment with a positive attitude is a must. We offer a great working environment with a competitive base salary and commission plan coupled with a strong benefit package. Black Press has more than 170 community newspapers across Canada and the United States and for the proven candidate the opportunities are endless. Please submit your resume with a cover letter by Friday, August 16, 2013 to: Don Layfield Tri-City News 1405 Broadway St., Port Coquitlam, B.C. V3C-6L6 or email to admanager@tricitynews.com No phone calls please.

www.tricitynews.com

M.T. GUTTERS Professional Installation 5” Gutter, Down Pipe, Soffit *CLEANING *REPAIRS 28 YEARS EXPERIENCE

PLATINUM TOUCH DRYWALL servicing all your drywall needs. Renovations, drywall repair, new construction, commercial and residential. Call for a free estimate 604-831-8515 ALL PHASES DRYWALL • Taping • Texture • Spraying 30 yrs. Tidy Workplace. Free Est. No job too small.Eric 778-898-9806

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Call Tim 604-612-5388

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

- Est. 1989 F WCB, Insured, Licensed F Free Estimates F Many References F All Types of Painting

✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

B.J. (Brad) Curtis B.A.

Ph: 604-942-4383

www.pro-accpainting.com

Kitchens, Bathrooms, Flooring, Drywall, Garages, Decks & more * 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE* INSURED ~ WCB

Call Ian 604-724-6373

Roofing Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.

A to Z Roofing Ltd. Spec in re-roofing, asphalt, cedar, flat roof. Guar Wrk. WCB, BBB. 778-996-6479.

EXCEL ROOFING LTD. All kinds of roofing work. Reroof, New, Repairs. Free est. (778)878-2617

COMPLETE Roofing Ltd. Repairs & gutters, all roofs. WCB, BBB, Reas guaranteed. Sr Disc. 604-725-0106

FREE ESTIMATES

www.paintspecial.com

FRIENDLY ROOFING LTD.

604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

10% Discount Re-Roof

Steve 778-848-0036

Running this ad for 8yrs

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

D Garden Blend Soil D Lawn Blend Soil D Custom Blends avail. D Composted Mushroom Manure NO Wood byproducts used

When QUALITY Matters all soils are tested for Optimum growing requirements.

17607 Ford Road Pitt Meadows

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

Pay-Less Pro Painting Summer EXT/INT SPECIAL LOOK for our YARD SIGNS D Free estimates D Insured Licensed D References Residential D Pressure Washing

PICK-UP ...... or .... DELIVERY

Serving Tri City 33 Yrs. Call 24 Hrs/7 Days

604-465-3189

www.paylesspropainting.com

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Scott 604-891-9967

MISC SERVICES

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.

GET THE BEST FOR YOUR MOVING

❞A ALL RESIDENTIAL❞

Experienced Mover w/affordable rates, STARTING AT $40/HR 24/7 - Licensed & Insured. ** Seniors Discounts ** fortiermoving.ca

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

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

www.pearllandscapes.com

Dean 604-834-3076

* Electrical * Plumbing * Heating * Painting * Carpentry * Tile Work * Laminate & Hardwood Flooring Exc. Rates, Senior Disc. Work guar. Since 1986. Ken 604-418-7168

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

PATTAR ROOFING LTD. All types of Roofing. Over 35 years in business. 604.588.0833

Locally owned and operated. All work guaranteed.

320 EXCAVATING - DRAIN TILE Old Garage, Carport, House, Pool, Repair Main Waterline, Break Concrete & Removal Free Estimates!

604. 862. 9797

604-728-5643

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE Home Renovations and New Construction

Spring Cleaning Special

Full Landscape Construction for 33 Years.

MERCHANDISE: CLASS 500’S From antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods and electronics, to parakeets and pet supplies, if it’s considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here.

DEMOLITION

Pressure Washing & Window Cleaning.

Robert J. O’Brien

604-465-1311

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

Smart Cleaning

NO Headaches NO Surprises NO Excuses

LANDSCAPING

Meadows Landscape Supply

. Expert Power Washing. Gutters cleaned & repaired. www.expertpowerwashing. Mike, 604-961-1280 MIKE 604-961-1280

PEDRO’S Contracting & Drainage. Landscaping, Water Lines & Cement work. Call 604-468-2919. BAJ EXCAVATING DEMO, Sewer, storm, drainage, remove concrete & blacktop, old house drainage. Call 604-779-7816.

PRO ✶ ACC PAINTING LTD

New roof, re-roof, repair. Cedar shakes, shingle, torch on, tile, duroids. Free estimates

778-246-0606 10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-roofing, New Roof Gutters.

604-812-9721

GL ROOFING. Cedar/Asphalt, Flat roofs, WCB Clean Gutters - $80. 604-240-5362. info@glroofing.ca

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

★ ★CALL NOW★ ★ LOW COST RUBBISH REMOVAL

★ Disposal ★ Renovations Debris ★ Construction ★ Drywall Pickup ★ Demolition ★ 7 days/week ★ Free Estimates ★

Isaac 604-727-5232 bradsjunkremoval.com

Hauling Anything.. But Dead Bodies!! 20 YARD BINS AVAILABLE We Load or You Load !

$59.00 Per Ton

DC ELECTRIC (#37544). Bonded. We specialize in jobs too small for the big guys! *24 HOUR SERVICE* 30Yrs exp. Free est. 604-460-8867.

604-716-8528

778-997-9582

SBroken Concrete RocksS $23.00 Per Metric Ton SMud - Dirt - Sod - ClayS $23.00 Per Metric Ton GrassSBranchesSLeavesSWeeds

ELECTRICAL

•Licensed •Insured •WCB

“ ABOVE THE REST “ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. • Free Est. • Written Guarantee • No Hassle • Quick Work • Insured • WCB

✶Dump Site Now Open✶

A & L ELECTRICAL, Local - Bonded, Full reno & upgrading service. New homes & comm. Reas rates. Lic #91585. Call Kia 778-688-4491.

PRESSURE WASHING

“JUST A GREAT JOB!”

HANDYPERSONS

RELIABLE - 20 Years Exp - Ref’s. Laminate Floor Installation, Base Boards & Trim Specials. General Jobs Accepted. Please Call Richard 604-365-1477

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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

DRYWALL

FRANKS Drywall *Boarding*Taping *Spraying no job too sm. Seniors rts Free ests. 604-939-7029, 809-1945

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BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com

A-1 EXTERIOR/ INTERIOR. Quality job, senior rates, free est, residential, commercial. Refs. 15 yrs exp. No job too small.Call 778-877-5060

PAINT SPECIAL

Leo: 604-657-2375 / 604-462-8620

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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

Journeyman Call 604-345-0899

2 HUNGRY PAINTERS. Int/Ext, In the area 35 yrs. Power wash. Refs. WCB. Free Est. 604-467-2532

MARK’S LAWN CARE Mowing lawns, hedge trimming, garbage removal and small handyman repairs. Free Est. 604-308-8073

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES

PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 34 Years Exp. Free Estimates.

HOME REPAIRS

Certified, Insured & Bonded RELIABLE & AFFORDABLE

604-773-7811 or 604-432-1857

RENO & REPAIR

Gary 604-690-7JNL (7565) “Family Owned & Operated in the Tri-Cities”

FINANCIAL SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

PLUMBING

100% Heating & Plumbing 24/7

604-537-4140

Stan’s Painting

2 Ladies Cleaning Co. Fast and Reliable. $25/hr. 778-318-4716

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LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

Quality Work Guaranteed

NO JOB TOO SMALL!

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

$45/Hr

INSURED / WCB / LICENSED

Kristy 604.488.9161

604-468-8889

www.blackpress.ca

www.affordablemovers.bc.com

CHEMICAL FREE CLEANING $25/hr. Min 3hours. All supplies incl except vacuum. Judy 604-839-6410

CLEANING SERVICES

MOVING & STORAGE

AFFORDABLE MOVING

Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function...

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INTERIOR / EXTERIOR

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GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

RENOVATIONS

Call bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Renovations/Repairs/Building Emergency services available! S Bathrooms S Basements S Suites S Decks / Sheds S Plumbing S Flooring / Tiles S Electrical S Interior Designing

101-1125 Nicola Avenue Port Coq. (behind COSTCO)

HELP WANTED

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• Home Dinner Parties • Meetings • Funerals • Weddings • B-B-Ques • Birthdays • Anniversaries

threescocatering@shaw.ca or Visit us at: www. threescompanycatering.ca

. 4 U SPA

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

www.msrconstruction.net

30 Years+ Experience

PERSONAL SERVICES

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FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

- ANTIQUES, HOME & OFFICE FURNITURE - RESTORATION & REPAIRS

Specializing in Private Events! We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

candymassage.blogspot.com/

APPLIANCE REPAIRS

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175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS

TRAFFIC CONTROL PEOPLE NEEDED IMMEDIATELY Flag People Needed for Full-Time (Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley.) BC Road Safe Inc is seeking “Certified Traffic Control People”. Call 604720-2635 or email resume to dispatch@bcroadsafe.com

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

604.220.JUNK(5865)

Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and Exterior Projects. Master Painters at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reliable, Efficient & Quality Paint. 778.245.9069

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PAVING/SEAL COATING ASPHALT PAVING

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

www.jaconbrospaving.com

604-618-2949 338

PLUMBING

Serving Metro Vancouver Since 1988

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

604-572-3733 T & K Haulaway

FLEETWOOD WASTE Bin Rentals 10-30 Yards. Call Ken at 604-294-1393

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

Bulldog Disposal Co.

CRESCENT Plumbing & Heating Licensed Residential 24hr. Service

Residential / Commercial

Call: 778-773-3737

• Hot water tanks • Furnaces • Broilers • Plugged Drains 778-862-0560

ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020

360 PLUMBING & HEATING. Gas, plumbing, heating, reno’s, repairs. 20 years exp., reliable & courteous. Lic’d. Bonded. Jack 778-835-4416

Home & Yard Clean Ups

No Job Too Small Free Estimates ~ 7 Days/Wk

Call Tony 604-834-2597 www.bulldogdisposal.ca


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RUBBISH REMOVAL

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SUNDECKS

477

PETS

GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL • Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses • More

Recycled Earth Friendly HOT TUBS ARE NO PROBLEM!

PETS

Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com

6 - 50 Yard Bins

Delivery & Pick-Up Included Residential & Commercial Service • Green Waste • Construction Debris • Renovations • House Clean Outs

604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

Vinyl, Wood and Trex decks, Aluminum and Glass awnings, Wood,Aluminum & Glass Railings D FULLY INSURED D 100% Waterproof Up to 10 year warranty

CALL 604-937-0203

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TREE SERVICES

JUNKONOMICS

Budget Conscious Junk Removal Phone 604 200.0.200

Your Tree Service For Honest Prices & Quality Work Call Scott at 604-618-0333 Certified Arborist Free Estimates * Fully Insured

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 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 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

TREE & STUMP

372

SUNDECKS

Woodland Decks W Design & Renovations W Decks W Fences W Stairs

removal done RIGHT! • Tree Trimming • Fully Insured • Best Rates 604-787-5915/604-291-7778

www.treeworksonline.ca treeworkes@yahoo.ca

W Retaining walls W Railings Home Renovations Call Patrick for a free est.

604-351-6245 RAINFOREST DECK & RAIL D Deck Rebuilds & Additions D Vinyl Waterproofing D 10 Year No Leak Warranty D Aluminum & Glass Rails The Last Deck You Will Ever Need!

Call: 604-725-9574 www.rainforestdeckandrail.com

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BIG DEALS

PETS PETS

BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $700. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 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 Cock-A-Poo x Poo pups. 1st shots Vet checked, non-shedding, S.Sry. $550. 604-541-9163/604-785-4809 German Shepherd/Lab pups, 2Males, mixed colours, $200. (604)316-2757. No Sunday calls

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MISC. FOR SALE

560

MISC. FOR SALE

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

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

RENTALS 706

POCO Appliance Mart 942-4999 Rebuilt*Washer*Dryer*Fridge*Stove Up to 1 Yr Warranty. Trade-in Avail.

509

AUCTIONS

GENERAL HOUSEHOLD AUCTION Tuesday, Aug 6 ~ 7:00pm

Central Auction #313 - 20560- Langley Bypass (#10 Hwy) 604-534-8322 www.centralauction.com

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UNDER $100

TABLE & Chairs black metal, glass top w/matching coffee & end tables. $65/set or separate. 604-942-7210

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FERTILIZERS

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

APARTMENT/CONDO Your Choice for Property Management (Since 1990)

Professional Property Management Services

FRUIT & VEGETABLES

700 sf S Impeccably clean Heat SH/W S Prkng S Avail Now

1 & 2 bdrm / $795 - $900 No pets ~ Ref’s req’d.

LE CHATEAU PLACE 312 Schoolhouse, Coquitlam, B.C. 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

1 & 2 Bdrms $790/$875 GREAT LOCATION

Clean, very quiet, large,

M.RIDGE. 3 bdr twnhse 1500s/f 232/Dewdney. Neat, clean, 1 car garage, play area. Sept1. $1350.

INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities.

Call 604-464-7548 Visit our website for other rentals: www.profile-properties.com

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 sandy@terramanagement.ca

Coquitlam Centre “Raphael Towers” 2 bdrm - $1240 *IN-SUITE W/D *GARBURATOR *ONSITE MANAGER *BEHIND COQ. CTR. MALL

Clean, quiet apt blk. Suites to rent. Sorry no pets.

Family owned & operated for 40 yrs.

* Renovated Suites *

SENIOR’S DISCOUNT

604-463-2236 604-463-7450 12186-224 St, Maple Ridge Certified Crime Free Buildings 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 NEWPORT Village - Available Aug 15 or Sept 1. 2 BR, 2 BATH 1130 sq. ft. condo. Stainless steel appliances, granite counters, in-suite washer/dryer, fireplace and balcony. No smoking or pets. Call Tara at 604-944-2552 for more information. PORT COQUITLAM; 2 Bdrm apt, $795 & $815/mo, quiet complex, no pets, call 604-464-0034

BIRTHDAY BASH AUGUST 10, 2013

1st 10lb. Box $20.00 2nd 10lb. Box $15.00 3rd 10lb. Box $10.00

Limit 3 Boxes per family, while quantities last!

3 Bedroom townhouse available immediately (heat and hot water included) with laundry hook up. Pet allowed.

EXTRA SAVINGS

Open:Daily 10:00a.m.- 7:00p.m. 2952 Burns Rd. Port Coquitlam

HOURS OF OPERATION Tuesday - Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm Donations during business hours only 2780 Barnet Highway, Coquitlam, BC V3H 1W4

604-949-0459

www.crossroadshospice.bc.ca/store

2 Bedroom suite available immediately (heat and hot water included). Pet allowed.

U-PICK MIN. 5 LBS. • Pick 5 - 10 lbs. $1.50lb. per person • Pick 10 - 20 lbs. $1.00lb. per person • Pick Over 20 lbs. $.80 Cents per person Farm Fresh - Picked Daily

3 Bedroom townhouse available now (heat and hot water included) with laundry hook up. Pet allowed.

Contact: Mihaela 604-600-4213

Ankars Fruit Farm 778-688-9421

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

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GARAGE SALES

COQUITLAM, Moving Sale. Sat/ Sun, Aug 3 & 4, 9-3pm. 711 Sydney Ave. Quality furniture, etc.

RENOVATED SUITES 1 Bdrm suite $775 2 Bdrm corner suite $925

515-525 Foster Avenue

TOWNHOMES

Best Quality & Lowest Prices

Thrift Thursday open until 7pm Super Savings Saturday ÀUVW6DWXUGD\RIHDFKPRQWK

Medallion Court Apt / Townhomes

Offer Valid July 27th - August 6

&RPHRXWDQGKHOSXVFHOHEUDWHRXU 9th\HDUVHUYLQJRXUFRPPXQLW\ Fun, friends, prizes, BBQ, and great bargains.

Do you want to live in the security of a family community?

COQUITLAM. Top 4th flr, New 1400 sf 2 bdrm+den. Nr Coq Centre & Douglas College. Incls heat & hot water. No dogs. $1295/mo. 604-780-1739 or 778-994-3016 COQUITLAM

Welcome Home !

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

604-464-3550 RENAISANCE ON SHAW 555 Shaw Avenue, Coquitlam Studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments very close to Lougheed mall and sky train station. Contact manager, Nova at: 604-618-7467 or email novashaw@shaw.ca

JOBS

FIND THEM HERE.

715

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

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.

736

HOMES FOR RENT

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. $1950/MONTH, no pets and no smoking. Call (778) 355-8016 COQUITLAM; 3 Bdrm house, cls to school & Thrify Foods. Avail Sept 1, $1600 + shrd utils. 604-603-5157 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

749

STORAGE

Parking + Onsite Manager

604.465.7713 750

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

• Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022 The Scrapper

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

2006 DURANGO SLT 4WD Fully loaded with every option incl leather. Excellent condition and well maint! 4.7 Litre V8. Great 7 passenger SUV. We have owned this vehicle since brand new. Asking $10,200/obo. Phone: 604-218-8850. Email: jim@peninsulawallandceiling.ca

SUITES, LOWER

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. CTRL Coq., spacious, bright ground flr 1 bdrm. Priv entry. N/S N/P. $900/mo incl. util. 604-939-7443 PORT COQUITLAM 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite, full bath, nr schl/bus. Ns/np, Aug 1st, $950 incl utils, w/d, basic cable, pkng. Call 604-552-9509.

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TOWNHOUSES

CITADEL Townhouse: 3 floors with 5 Beds and 4 Baths for $2,200/Mth Other Features: - Can move in immediately - Gated Community Near Elementary and Middle School - Nice scenic view of Colony Farm Provincial Park - Close access to Hwy 1 Please call 604-3771366 or email jbae07@hotmail.com.

TOWNHOUSES 2 & 3 Bdrm Units Available *Near schools *5 Appliances *Decorative Fireplaces

*No Pets *Avail Immediately ~also apartments available~

Call 604-942-2012

PORT COQUITLAM, 1500 - 3000 sq ft. Ground floor commercial area. Facing onto city park. 1 blk from Lougheed/ Shaughnessy intersection. Call 604-464-3550.

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

14179 Reichenback Rd

Public Access Launch Ramp Outdoor Storage for Boats, RV’s, Cars, Trucks & Trailers

www.coquitlampropertyrentals.ca

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

AUTO CREDIT - Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply at: uapplyudrive.CA or Call toll free 1.877.680.1231

NO SUBSIDIES AVAILABLE Orientation: Sunday, August 4th 1:30 p.m. at 51A-8740 Forest Grove Dr. Phone 604-420-2442

COQUITLAM CENTRE AREA

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

Call (604) 931-2670

Woodland surroundings, on Forest Grove Drive. Good location, close to schools, SFU and Lougheed Mall. No subsidies available. $10 application fee. Maximum housing charges; 2 bdrms $919/mo. 3 bdrms. $1029/mo. & 4 bdrms. $1134/mo. Shares $2500.

Year or semi-annual Rental Moorage

PORT COQUITLAM

AUTO FINANCING

BURNABY

McALLISTER APARTMENTS

(604)941-7721

810

WHATTLEKAINUM HOUSING CO-OP ORIENTATION

Pitt Meadows Marina

2232 McAllister Ave

TRANSPORTATION

CO-OP RENTALS

PORT COQUITLAM - Newly renovated, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amens, WC Exp - 1 & 2 Bdrm apts avail. - Lrg, bright, incl heat, h/water, f/s, priv balc, window coverings. - Laundry & storage on ea floor. - Plenty of pkng avail. No Pets. - Wheelchair accessible

(604)936-5755 COQUITLAM

BLUEBERRIES

711

Port Coq ~ 604-941-5452 or 604-944-7889 FREE PREMIUM CABLE $80 Value

P.Meadows - Solaris Towers BRAND NEW UNITS AVAIL *1Bd+den. *3Bdrm. *3Bd+den.

Coquitlam:

542

RENTALS

Derek Manor 2048 Manning Ave.

Queen Anne Apts.

FOOD PRODUCTS

FRESH HALIBUT, whole fish, cleaned, directly off the boat. $7.00 per lb. Available mid August. Located in North Delta. Call 778-2983761 or email malmhalibut@outlook.com

APARTMENT/CONDO

PoCo N.Side -Glenwood.1 Bdrm Condo, 3 appls, coin laundry in bldng. N/S, avail now. $865/mo.

Call 604-944-2963

536

706

HOMES WANTED

APPLIANCES

View: Day of Sale from 10am

477

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).

627

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDOS

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 506

mikes hauling 604-516-9237

MISC. FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE 609

604.587.5865

Starting from $199.00

560

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

ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)

www.recycleitcanada.ca

DISPOSAL BINS By Recycle-it

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

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 T/H. $870, quiet family complex, no pets, Call 604-464-0034.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS and OTHERS RE: the Estate of ALLAN DONALD SOUTHALL deceased, formerly of 2974 Fleming Avenue, Coquitlam BC V3C 4S3 Notice is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Allan Donald Southall are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Karen Southall, 2970 Fleming Avenue Coquitlam BC V3C4S3 on or before August 22, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, with having regard only to the claims that have been received. JAMES & KAREN SOUTHALL, EXECUTORS


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A30 Friday, August 2, 2013, Tri-City News

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The Tri-City News, August 02, 2013  

August 02, 2013 edition of the The Tri-City News