OFFICE VACANCY ON THE RISE
THE HIGH COST OF DENTAL CARE
SIBLING GOLF CHAMPIONS
AUGUST 28 2013 www.burnabynewsleader.com
A Burnaby grandmother is shopping for a new house after winning Lotto 6/49 Page A4
Tower for SFU in the works Latest UniverCity project seeks rezoning Wanda Chow
When Mike Norden isn’t fielding complaints and enquiries from Telus customers, he’s a top children’s magician in the Pacific Rim, after recently being named the best Children’s Entertainer by the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians. See story Page A5
Pipeline rupture by quake a worry No known active faults but Kinder Morgan to fund more study Jeff Nagel Black Press
Kinder Morgan is expected to carry out more research on the potential seismic risk of a quake rupturing its Trans Mountain pipeline and spilling oil into Burrard Inlet. Belcarra Mayor Ralph Drew says a just-completed review of area geologic faults funded by
Kinder Morgan is a good start but more work is needed to answer outstanding questions about the danger. Some geologists in the past have suggested a fault triggered the historic slump of the north face of Burnaby Mountain an estimated 15,000 years ago. Drew’s nightmare scenario is for some similarly violent seismic event to strike today near the pipeline Kinder Morgan intends to twin and close to the Westridge Marine Terminal, where large amounts of
YOUR FUTURE. OUR FOCUS. THE MUIR INVESTMENT TEAM Your Retirement Specialists
604-451-3100 // www.muironmoney.com Raymond James Ltd., Member-Canadian Investor Protection Fund.
oil is stored in tanks on a hill above the inlet. “It doesn’t take much land movement to result in a fracture to a hard object like a metal pipe,” Drew said. Geotechnical consulting firm BGC Engineering reviewed older research and concluded there are no known active faults in the Lower Mainland. But BGC’s report stresses that doesn’t mean they don’t exist – active faults might merely be undiscovered.
new g in e xPERienc e! A whole
The U.S. has done more to search for seismic trouble spots and surveys there in recent years have revealed active faults within five kilometres of the border. “It is possible that given comparable research, active faults could be found north of the border,” the report says. Studies in the 1970s and 1980s flagged several possible faults across Burnaby Mountain as well as around downtown Vancouver and Coal Harbour.
Get things fired up with our whole chicken wings, flame-grilled to order!
Nando’s Kingsway 4334 Kingsway, Burnaby V5H 4G8 604-434-6220
Please see ADDITIONAL, A3
The latest development in the UniverCity community next to Simon Fraser University could include a 17-storey apartment tower, according to a Burnaby city planning report. The developer, Liberty Homes (Parcel 25) Ltd., is seeking a rezoning to allow the tower, as well as a sixstorey commercialresidential building and townhouses. The project would be located at 9055 University High St., across Tower Road from University Highlands Elementary School, which is currently the site of a parking lot and temporary sales centre for the area’s residential developments. The SFU Community Plan designates the site as a mixed-use commercial centre that would serve both the university and residential communities, the staff report said. Please see PROPOSAL, A10
A2 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Jan Van Dynter, Man with Pipe (detail), nd (c. 17th Century), oil on panel, 23.9 x 19.3 cm, Collection of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, J.P.E. Klaverwyden Bequest.
INNER REALMS DUTCH PORTRAITS
On Loan from the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
SEPTEMBER 6 TO NOVEMBER 17 Opening Reception Friday, September 6, 7-9pm Burnaby Art Gallery exhibitions and public programs are admission by donation. Suggested admission to these special exhibitions is $10.
6344 Deer Lake Ave | burnabyartgallery.ca |
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A3
OPINION page 6 | LETTERS page 7 | SPORTS page 19
Burnaby office vacancy rate on the rise But longterm outlook positive: Avison Young
“I don’t see it as a huge impact because we don’t have a raft of tenants leaving the Burnaby marketplace.” And while new office buildings are being constructed and planned, there hasn’t been a huge swing in vacancy numbers. “I think that bodes well for Burnaby which has been a dynamic market for over a decade,” he said. Elliott noted that while some space has been leased in the new buildings, they’re not counted towards the occupancy rate until they actually move in. In the 29-storey, 411,000-square-foot Metrotower III, due for completion in April 2014, that includes environmental consulting firm Hemmera, which will move from Downtown Vancouver to lease 25,000 square feet over two floors, and Stantec Consulting Ltd., which will take up 65,000 square feet on about four floors, says the Avison Young report. Another 230,000 square feet of office space is being built as part of Phase 2 in Appia Development’s Solo District at the southwest corner of Lougheed Highway and Willingdon Avenue, with a targeted completion date of mid-2015. And still more office space is in the planning stages, including Phase 3 of Discovery Place Business Park, which still needs an anchor tenant to move the
Burnaby’s office vacancy rate is up but it’s largely a blip in what is otherwise a positive longterm outlook, says Bill Elliott, a principal of Avison Young. According to the commercial real estate firm’s mid-year report, Burnaby’s vacancy rate rose to 8.9 per cent by June 30, from 7.8 per cent at the end of 2012. However, it’s still lower than the 9.6 per cent vacancy rate seen a year earlier in the market. Burnaby is the second-largest office market in the Lower Mainland after Downtown Vancouver and the change is due to movement by two large tenants. Nokia shut down its research and development facility in South Burnaby, and TransLink merged three offices— its 72,000-square-foot head office in Metrotower II, its bus operations in Surrey and Transit Police offices in New Westminster—into one new headquarters on the old Labatt Brewery site in New West, adjacent to Royal Columbian Hospital. That, combined with the addition of new office space inventory to the Burnaby market nudged the vacancy rate up, said Elliott.
NEWSLEADER FILE PHOTO
The closure of offices like Nokia has left prime vacancies in Burnaby.
project forward, in Shape Properties’ redevelopment of Brentwood Town Centre and two office towers envisioned as part of Sears Canada’s redevelopment of its land at Metropolis at Metrotown mall. “If everybody built at the same time you might have a problem, but I don’t think that’s going to occur,” Elliott said. “If everybody built at same time and vacancy
numbers went up to 15 or 20 per cent, the answer is yes, rents would come down because real estate works on a supply-anddemand basis.” In the short term, over the next six to 12 months, Elliott can see the possibility of a “slight reduction” in office rents but noted Burnaby hasn’t seen huge swings on rents in the last 10 years. Please see DIFFERENT, A15
Additional seismic testing ongoing: KM ⫸
continued from FRONT
One also suggested an earthquake in 1859 may have turned Stanley Park, previously described as an island, into a peninsula. BGC found insufficient evidence to determine if the possible faults around Burnaby Mountain are real or active, but it said modern imaging techniques and other geotechnical methods could shed more light. Kinder Morgan is expected to finance more work as part of its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline twinning project, which would nearly triple pipeline capacity to 890,000 barrels per day.
Drew said the plans. findings are important “The good news to determine if is they’re now additional spill on the case and safeguards are needed investigating,” Drew in the area close said. to Burrard Inlet, Kinder Morgan including additional officials said they do automated pipeline take seismic risks into shutoff valves that consideration on an reduce the amount of ongoing basis and oil lost in a breach. the proposed pipeline BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO twinning will include a He said he finds it Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Mountain operations. “a little bit odd” that thorough geotechnical in the 60 years the assessment. pipeline has operated Spokeswoman Lisa its owners apparently never The BGC work was conducted Clement said additional seismic investigated potential geologic after Drew and others first raised studies by Kinder Morgan are faults near the terminal that questions about seismic risks last ongoing and will be filed as part might put it at risk. fall, in response to the twinning of the Trans Mountain expansion Monday Long Islands
UFC • NHL
NFL POOLS Watch all your favourite sports here! 60” & 100” HD TVs
application to the National Energy Board, while additional investigation of risks around Burnaby Mountain will be done during the detailed design phase. She noted in the 1990s a Lower Mainland geotechnical study prompted the drilling of a new crossing under the Fraser River between Surrey and Coquitlam to protect the pipeline from damage during an earthquake. Drew is also pushing Kinder Morgan to conduct detailed baseline studies of the aquatic life and habitat found in Burrard Inlet that could be at risk in a spill – a request that has been endorsed by other local councils and Metro Vancouver.
Restaurant & Lounge
Thursday Rye Nots
Good food! Good people! Good fun!
Saturday Vodka/Cranberry Sunday Smirnoff/Caesar
Marine Pub & Brewhouse 5820 South East Marine Drive, Burnaby 604 435-2245 | www.marinepub.ca
A place to enjoy all occassions!
At Burnaby Mountain Golf Course & Driving Range 7600 Halifax Street, Burnaby Contact Eagle Creek at 604-421-8355
A4 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Hello! My name is Leo and I deliver newspapers for the New Westminster NewsLeader. I have been working at this job for over two years and it has been terriﬁc. Delivering newspapers is a hardworking job, but also provides ﬂexibility in a busy schedule. The most important fact is that delivering a paper route provides the opportunity to walk around New West, get to know your neighbourhood, and exercise.
CARRIER OF THE WEEK: LEO
I believe every kid should be a carrier to see the opportunities that it provides, as well as the spending money every kid seeks. It’s a great feeling to not rely on your parents for that!
If you are interested in becoming a carrier for the NewsLeader or would like to nominate a carrier please call 604.436.2472 Thank you to Wally’s Burgers New Westminster for their kind sponsorship of the Carrier of the Week program.
Serious Shopping & Services at
Old Orchard Centre!
With OVER 25 SHOPS & SERVICES at Old Orchard Centre, you can enjoy a coffee...relax over lunch, go bowling AND find everything you need on your doorstep! From convenient services to groceries and gift items; from designer fragrances to cameras ... it’s all at OLD ORCHARD CENTRE!
Art Institute Inc.
BC LOTTERY CORPORATION
Anne Ip of Burnaby shows off the $3.2 million cheque she received for winning the Lotto 6/49 last week.
Imagine... Better Hearing from just $29.95! Personal sound amplifiers starting from $29.95. Amplifies sound up to 35dB
Learn to draw and paint
Your OP ONE STOP SH for all your ds. listening nee
www.mengsart.com | Unit #36 • 604-780-3803
Alburz Smoke Shop ........................604-433-4448 Anytime Fitness ..............................604-428-4848 Cannetic Travel ...............................604-431-6500 Donair Delight ................................604-451-0111 Dr. Michael Tiu Inc...........................604-438-8131 Easy Financial Services .................COMING SOON Fen Lin Tailor...................................604-434-1617 Gala Café ......................................COMING SOON Ha Café ...........................................604-438-4818 Heng Sheng Financial Party Ltd. ...COMING SOON Jenny Craig .....................................604-435-6616 Kerrisdale Cameras.........................604-437-8551 Kingsway Computers ......................604-222-1000 Liquor Distribution Branch .............604-660-5486
Meng’s Art Studio ...........................604-780-3803 New Oriental Tutoring Centre ........604-438-1396 Old Orchard Beauty Salon ..............604-434-3334 Old Orchard Lanes ..........................604-434-7644 Old Orchard Medical Clinic .............604-431-6585 Pacific Sun Produce ........................604-451-7788 Pat Anderson Insurance ..................604-430-8887 Pearl Castle Restaurant ................COMING SOON Shoppers Drug Mart .......................604-434-2408 Subway ...........................................604-434-7444 Tang Tang Sushi Restaurant ............604-558-3556 The Laundry Basket ........................604-437-7744 Vacuum Mart ..................................604-431-8345
K I N G S W AY & W I L L I N G D O N , B U R N A B Y
Expanding our reach
learn more at translink.ca/servicechanges
Burnaby N. Hearing Services 604.444.9115
New Westminster 604.544.5136
Lougheed Plaza, behind Walmart
Royal Square Mall
255 - 9600 Cameron St.
25A - 800 McBride Blvd
Proudly non-manufacturer owned since 1993 Registered under the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC
To learn more about the latest developments in hearing loss, tinnitus and to find a clinic in your community, visit experthearingsolutions.com
New route changes take you further
Burnaby woman wins jackpot Anne Ip of Burnaby was all smiles after winning almost $3.2 million in the Lotto 6/49. Ip, 66, matched all six numbers in the Aug. 14 draw to win the $3,197,183-jackpot. “My first reaction was awe,” said Ip, a mother and grandmother. “I’m overwhelmed. It’s unreal after you discover you’ve won this much money.” She purchased her winning ticket at the lottery retailer in Lougheed Town Centre mall. “I’ve shared the news with my immediate family,” she said. “I can’t believe my eyes!” Ip plans to buy a new car then go house hunting in Burnaby.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A5
Magician plays to kids and their parents Mario Bartel
Mike Norden is a customer service representative for Telus in Burnaby. He hears all the complaints about billing mistakes, email problems, cellphone issues. But on weekends and in his spare time he swaps out his headset for a colourful top hat, short sleeve shirt and a trunk full of magic tricks, entertaining awestruck kids and bemusing their parents and care providers as Norden the Magician. Norden was recently named Children’s Entertainer of the Year by the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians that represents more than 1,000 tricksters from the west coast of North America, Japan and even Australia. For Norden, the two worlds aren’t that different; they’re both about making people happy. Although, he says, keeping a room of five-year-olds riveted for 30-45 minutes can be infinitely more challenging. Norden didn’t discover the magic of magic until he was in his twenties while visiting
Disneyland with friends. As they stood in line for rides or other attractions, he kept returning to the magic store, fascinated by the sleight of hand tricks being demonstrated. After unleashing his credit card to purchase a number of tricks he found himself performing basic card and disappearing-coin stunts for friends and family. They started inviting him to perform at their kids’ birthday parties. Before long, says Norden, he became known as “the uncle who could do magic.” Eventually that led to paid gigs, says Norden. “It just blossomed.” To improve his act and his professionalism, he started reading books, watching instructional DVDs. He joined the Vancouver Magic Circle, an association of local magicians. He studied other performers. As he staged more shows for kids, Norden realized it was just as important to keep them entertained rather than just bedazzle them with fancy tricks. “Kids will always say they know how a trick is done,”
r e m m u S ! s e i h t o Smo
TRY OUR NEW
says Norden. “It’s all in the presentation.” As Norden performs for his pint-sized audience, wiping his sweaty brow with a diaper, popping a rabbit puppet out of his hat, he doesn’t forget the adults at the back of the room. After all, they’re paying his bill. “I’ve got to write to keep adults entertained as well, make them pay attention,” says Norden. “If I don’t shine, I don’t get more work.” That means crafting the odd joke that may go over the kids’ heads but hit their parents square in the funny bone. “Kids are a tough audience,” says Norden. “But it’s the parents who might expect me to walk up the side of a building.” But as long as everyone walks away smiling, whether he’s solved their cellphone crisis or engineered laughs while pulling coins from his ears, Norden says he knows he’s done a good job. At both his vocations. • To learn more about Norden the Magician, go to www. magicshows.ca
50 OFF %
SMOOTHIE* *VALID FOR ONE DRINK. ONE PER PERSON. NOT TO BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS. NEW DRINK MENU ONLY. EXPIRES OCT. 31, 2013
SPEND $20 AND RECEIVE A SPECIAL SMOOTHIE FROM OUR NEW SUMMER MENU
! s e fl f a W
Waffle with Strawberry Sauce
Waffle with Caramel Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream
Choose 1 waffle + 1 drink
Metropolis @ Metrotown 604-435-8577 Upper Level — Near Winners | Licensed MON-SAT 11:30am-11pm | SUN & HOL 11:30am-10pm
FESTIVAL.NIKKEIPLACEFOUNDATION.ORG AT NIKKEI NATIONAL MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTRE 6688 SOUTHOAKS CRESCENT, BURNABY, BC (604) 777 – 2122
PROGRAM GUIDE AT NIKKEI MATSURI we celebrate Japanese culture by bringing Japan to you and your family! SATURDAY, AUG 31–11AM TO 12 AM SUNDAY, SEP 1 –11AM TO 10 PM
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
Chibi Taiko Japanese Dance by Satsuki-kai Inner Ring Circus Koto Performance by Yuriko Nariya Okinawa Taiko Inner Ring Circus Guitar Performance by Yujiro Nakajima Violin Performance by Calvin Dyck Nikkei’s Got Talent! Grand Finals Matsuri Finale
SATURDAY AUGUST 31
* programming subject to change
11:00 AM 11:45 AM 12:30 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 4:50 PM 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 10:00 PM
KIDS GAMES: 11AM TO 8PM
Opening & Kagamiwari Ceremony Sansho Daiko Nikkei Place Gateball Tournament Shishimai (Japanese Lion Dance) by Rakuichi Kid’s Mikoshi Parade Soran-bushi by Gladstone Japanese School Bon-Odori Workshop for Kids by Satsuki-Kai Bon-Odori Guitar Performance by Eiichi Ishikawa Harp Performance by Honoka Shoji Nikkei’s Got Talent! Preview Nikkei’s Got Talent! Part 1 English Rakugo by Katsura Sunshine Nikkei’s Got Talent! Part 2 Bon-Odori Live Band Performances and Social
Go! Sagase! Orienteering Yo Yo Tsuri (Yo Yo Balloon Fishing) Senbon Hiki (Strings Draw) Shateki (Prize Shooter) Super Ball Sukui (Ball Scooping) Bean bag Toss Tile Toss Ping Pong Bounce
Wanage (Ring Toss) Balloon Dart Hockey Shoot Mini Golf Ticker Wheel Billiards Bowling
FESTIVAL FOOD Salmon Barbeque Takoyaki Yakisoba Yakisoba Bread Gyoza Onigiri Yakitori
Oden Sushi Ice Cream Popcorn Cotton Candy Hot Dog Shaved Ice
VENDORS, SERVICES & WORKSHOPS Izumiya Farmers Market Digi Art Workshop Vancouver Club Lego Display Community Information Booth Origami Workshop by PALM Sake Tasting–D WAY Beverage Apparels & Accessories–PAC West Arts Store–KAO + Mari + Shumps Lucky Bags–Glico Canada Masks & Happi–VJGA Japanese Treats–Suzuya Republica Coffee Creative Toys–Pop Up Brick Shop Cosmos–Hospitality & Information Nikkei Place Foundation (NPF) NPF Yukata Kitsuke St. John’s Ambulance
PRIZES Players will receive points for playing games which they can use to purchase prizes. Prizes are purchased in the Prize Room.
TICKETS Tickets to play games and purchase food are $1 each. We will sell ticket packs on site and there will be an ATM machine available. We will also accept debit and credit cards. Produced by Nikkei Place Foundation All proceeds go towards supporting cultural programs and Nikkei Place. Charitable #866135056RR0001
SHUTTLE BUS Whistler Connection is operating a shuttle bus service between Edmonds Skytrain Station to Nikkei Centre every 30 minutes from 11 am to the end of the event.
PARKING Limited parking will be available on-site for $10 donation. Proceeds go towards supporting the cultural programs at Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC). No over-night parking.
A6 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
PUBLISHED & PRINTED BY BLACK PRESS LTD. at 7438 Fraser Park Drive, Burnaby, B.C. V5J 5B9
QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
Drug law reform must proceed
Failed NDP leadership candidate Dana Larsen and his group Sensible BC are set to kick off their campaign next month to force a referendum on marijuana policy. Much like the ultimately successful Fight HST petition in 2010, Larsen hopes to use the Recall and Initiative Act to force an end to what he sees as archaic and draconian drug laws. Specifically, Larsen and his group want to prohibit the use of police resources in B.C. to enforce drugs laws aimed at the possession and use of marijuana. Larsen will need to get more than 10 per cent of registered voters in each of B.C.’s 85 electoral districts to sign the petition in order to force a province-wide referendum on the issue. He’ll have 90 days to do it, beginning next month. Larsen is no doubt emboldened by the success of the Fight HST campaign, not to mention the recent move by Washington State to legalize recreational marijuana use there. And the message is clear: Marijuana prohibition does vastly more harm than good. It’s a message that is increasingly finding an audience. An Ipsos poll conducted last year found that 66 per cent of Canadians support the decriminalization of marijuana in small amounts. Twenty-five years ago, that number was just 39 per cent. It’s an encouraging trend. Marijuana prohibition funds organized crime, wastes tax dollars, wastes police resources, and makes the drug easier for young people to obtain. Larsen should be commended for going after an issue that most politicians are too afraid to touch. His message is one that deserves to be heard. – South Delta Leader
Should the Senate be abolished?
68 YES 32 NO %
THIS WEEK: Should dental care be part of provincial medical plans? Vote at www.burnabynewsleader.com
Hooped without a good dental plan Anyone who thinks Tung Sheng (David) Wu has been the only unlicensed dentist to carry on his trade illegally in this province is delusional. It is not uncommon by any means for retired dentists and even some who are still active in their profession to carry on business in their homes in much the same manner as Wu, who ran his office out of a Burnaby home. While the College of Dental Surgeons, the self-governing body for dentists in B.C., will likely deny the widespread existence of such illegal practices, thousands of patients of these basement practitioners take regular advantage of the bargains available in such unlicensed operations. The main differences between Wu and many others is that Wu is not in good standing with the College of Dental Surgeons, nor does he possess a licence or adhere to adequate sanitary standards. There are many reasons why people will patronize illegal or unlicensed basement dental operations but the biggest reason is affordability.
Sandy Macdougall The general lack of affordability of unsubsidized dental work is a many-headed monster and people like Wu are only one aspect of it. Practically from birth, parents are besieged with dentists’ psychological claptrap that, if we want our children to have a vibrant and prosperous life, they must have perfectly aligned, perfectly formed and perfectly white teeth. Of course, this all costs money; plenty of money; indecent sums of money, and most of all, money that many parents don’t have unless they have a good, employer-supported dental plan. According to too many dentists, those poor children whose parents can’t afford these socially vital dental works will be condemned to a substandard life with few friends and a bleak future.
7438 Fraser Park Dr., Burnaby, B.C. V5J 5B9 email@example.com burnabynewsleader.com | newwestnewsleader.com
A cynic might claim that the greedy element in dentistry is more interested in esthetics and their own bottom line than they are in the dental well-being of their patients. The advent of dental plans has only made the financial burden of dental costs for many people even more impossible. Retainers, braces, bridges, root canals, and full or partial dentures can cost many thousands of dollars. In the parlance of today’s world, if you don’t have a dental plan or a huge income, you are hooped. While some dentists struggle along on net incomes that are not startling, many rake in more than $200,000 per year. People with dental plans have little regard for how much or how little their dentist makes but people on low incomes and pensioners without dental plans are left in the lurch. Even at lowest average income for dentists, most old age pensioners earn about one-tenth as much. Without additional resources, many of these people either ignore their dental health
or they patronize illegal basement operations such as Wu’s. The health care system in B.C. is failing in a huge way when it comes to dental health. Only in rare cases will medicare pick up the tab for dental work. Dentists, dental hygienists, and almost any health care professional will attest to the importance of good dental health on the impact of a person’s overall physical well-being. By ignoring or evading the issue of dental health costs, the province’s health care system is probably incurring even greater overall costs. And so people with no alternative affordable option will continue to seek out illegal basement dental operations where they can receive treatment. Editor’s Note: A B.C. Supreme Court justice issued a warrant for Wu’s arrest after he failed to show up for a scheduled court appearance. His whereabouts are unknown. Sandy Macdougall is a retired journalist and former Maple Ridge district councillor.
Creative Services Supervisor
The NewsLeader is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org
Embassy, consulate dispute unacceptable For many years the Burnaby Deer Lake Rotary Club has sponsored foreign students to come to Canada. We have specialized in helping students from the Russian Far East and work with a Rotary Club there in making the arrangements. This involves a lot of work and considerable expense but it is very rewarding. This year we are sponsoring a young man who wants to attend BCIT. All the arrangements were in place, his air fare, accommodation, and admission to BCIT, and we were looking forward to welcoming him this week so he could start his studies in September. Tragically, after trying for six months he has been unable to get a student visa and won’t be able to come. His application is still waiting to be processed. We have wasted our time and money and I am sure he is heartbroken and all because of the dispute between the Government of Canada and its embassy and consulate foreign service workers. The workers are staging a slowdown in an effort to get a wage increase and in the process hurting thousands of innocent people, including our student, and making Canada look bad. This is unacceptable and must stop. The parties must find some way to solve this dispute that doesn’t involve inflicting suffering on so many vulnerable, innocent people. Garth Evans Burnaby
sidewalk cyclists ‘inconsiderate’ I have been noticing more and more bicyclists riding their bikes on sidewalks. The worst place is at Gilmore station. The kicker, there is a bike lane just on the other side of the sidewalk! I do try and remind these inconsiderate folks but am met with an I’ll-do-what-I-want attitude, and usually some smart Alec remark!! I fear someone is going to get knocked over and badly hurt. Where has common courtesy gone? We made them their own space, yet many decide they own all the pavement! Please show others some kindness, and ride in the bike lanes. Lori Gran Burnaby
FindBerG reFUted Victor Findberg filled your letter page of Aug. 23. 2013 with enough material for a study unrelated to the earth sciences. What he neglected to do is prove that man-made CO2 is responsible for the disastrous global warming he predicts. Not being a scientist myself I am drawn to more commonsense studies and would like to share a couple of quick thoughts. Just in case Findberg found even more naïve comrades to man the barricades in an effort to stop all future development of our resources in this country. CO2 may play a minor role in climate change but is not a driver. Jay Lehr of the Heartland Institute, to name one, claimed already in 2004 that CO2 is no more than four per cent responsible for climate change. Of this humans contribute only about three per cent, which is 0.12 per cent of the total. Canada is responsible for about four per cent of that, which amounts to 0.0048 per cent! Were we to shut down Fort Mac and the oil sands we would reduce global CO2 emissions by 0.000144 per cent. This is not to be laughed at when you are serious about the butterfly-flapsits-wings-on-the-other-side-ofthe-globe argument, but it takes on a different meaning when you consider the next point. Prof. Plimer of the University of Melbourne calculated that the volcanic eruption by the Filipino Mt. Pinatubo in 1991 put more CO2 into the air on its first day than all of mankind ever did together. It took the Icelandic volcano with the unpronounceable name three days to wipe out every effort mankind has made to reduce CO2 consumption, like buying the odd electric car, discouraging people from visiting us as tourists because it uses oil, switching to the 10 times more expensive curly light bulbs and using only two squares of toilet paper per session. On some days there are 200 volcanoes active! As it so happened, Lawrence Solomon of the Financial Post shreds all previous arguments re computer models. His article of Aug. 23 is called ‘Model
Mockery.’ Mr. Solomon is backed by America’s Freeman Dyson, and also by Italy’s best-known scientist, Antonino Zichichi. If this is not enough, there is Robert S. Pindijck. Here are four more reputable people who all agree that the climate changes, but disagree whatever conclusions Mr. Findberg draws and wants your readers to abide by. One final note. Mr. Findberg knows how to dish out insults heavy-handedly, but is rather thin-skinned himself. He tells Dr. Khaskin: “it would help if he first masters basic language skills.” This, right after defending his comment that our offspring will “inherit a poisoned Earth!” There he twists himself into a pretzel to soften his idiotic pronouncement, but, on top of that, he uses the excuse: “The English language is not perfectly literal...” Huh?... Don’t you love these rational people who demand perfection from all others but themselves? Ziggy Eckardt Burnaby Re: Climate change deniers aim to muddy the waters (Letters, NewsLeader, Aug. 23) If Victor Finberg wants to persuade us that his interpretation of climate change science is the correct one, then he should keep his letters respectful and to the point. His unbridled attack on the integrity of an esteemed SFU Research Associate, and his denigration of that scientist’s academic credentials, may serve to vent Finberg’s aroused emotions, but those outbursts do nothing to advance any scientific argument. Furthermore, Finberg’s innuendo, that his opponents “have nothing valid to say”, only confirms his own lack of tolerance for views that differ from his own. What is he going to do next? Attack this old lady for daring to write a letter to the NewsLeader? Eva Derton Burnaby
We want your view! email: letters@ newwestnewsleader.com twitter: @newwestnews facebook: facebook.com/ newwestnews
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A7
end of summer
SALE GREY GOOSE
1L Reg. $73.50
OKANAGAN SPRINGS CRAFT PACK
OKANAGAN SPRINGS 1516 12 pack cans Now
SMIRNOFF RED LABEL
750ml Reg. $30.60
750ml Reg. $28.10 Now
12 pack bottles Now
750ml Reg. $28.35
Check out our revamped BEER & WINE SELECTION! Over 30 new craft beer listings! Over 350 wines to choose under $15
PALM BAY 6 pack. All flavours
12 pack bottles
BACARDI BREEZER 4 pack All flavours Reg. $10.30 Save
Reg. $29.55 Save
20 pack cans Reg. $28.90
Sale prices valid Aug 28 - Sept 3/13
WHEN YOU PURCHASE SAVE 5% OFF A CASE OR MORE
MISSION HILL RESERVE FIVE VINEYARD WINES
$13.90 Chardonnay Reg. $17.00 Now $12.70
Cabernet Merlot Reg. $19.30 Now
ALL PRICES EXCLUSIVE TO ROYAL OAK LOCATION
FOUR LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU:
TWO PIECES OF ID REQUIRED
7651 Royal Oak Ave, Burnaby • 604-419-0225 6295 Fraser Street, Vancouver • 604-327-1113 Domestic Terminal YVR, Richmond • 604-207-1127 5503 West Boulevard, Vancouver • 604-669-1121
A8 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
What Say U?
Complete the survey…
…five $1,000 cash prizes!
Enter at www.bit.ly/WhatSayU or go to burnabynewsleader.com and click on contests
City warns home buyers Wanda Chow
Burnaby city hall wants to warn potential buyers of two homes whose owners have so far failed to comply with city bylaws and remove illegal construction. The first, at 7551 Mary Ave., was the subject of a complaint alleging unauthorized suites had been built in the singlefamily home. City inspectors
confirmed in a June 2012 inspection that the attached garage had been converted to living space and a computer room had been built over the front entrance foyer, according to a city staff report. Property owners Xin Zhao and Jing Wu were notified by letter days later that they were required to remove all the unauthorized construction and restore the garage to what was approved
in the plans when the original building permit was issued. The owners vacated the illegal suite in the garage and asked for an extension to spring 2013 to complete the rest of the work, claiming that the unauthorized construction was already there when they had bought the house. City hall later approved an additional extension to March 2014. Please see NOTICE, A17
Get $50** for a night in to play your favourite slot games online.
Get up to $50 in free slot play + a $10 dining deal* for a night out at BC Casinos and Chances.
Sign up for PlayNow.com and get $50 in free slot play when you enter the promo code below.
Bring this coupon to participating BC Casinos or Chances every Wednesday and Thursday night from 5 pm – 9 pm until September 26, 2013 and sign up for Encore Rewards to get up to $50 in free slot play and a $10 dining deal. See playnow.com/bccasinos for details.
Promo Code: NIGHTIN
How to redeem your code: Step 1: Go to PlayNow.com and click ‘Register’ Step 2: Enter your promo code
Once you’ve successfully signed up, start playing with your $50 in free slot play!
*Redeemable at participating BC Casinos or Chances locations. Restaurant operating hours and menu offerings may vary by location. Present this coupon to Guest Services staff. One coupon is valid for up to 4 guests. Guest(s) may only redeem one coupon per day. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Meal promotion excludes tax, tips and alcohol charges. Some restrictions may apply. Promotion is subject to change. No cash value. Gaming cards are limited in quantity and free slot play is available only while gaming cards last. Offer valid on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 5 pm and 9 pm from August 21 – September 26, 2013. Must be an Encore Rewards member to participate. Promotion may not be available on Sept. 18, 2013 at Chances Terrace. **Conditions apply. For new registrants only. One-time redemption. Go to playnow.com/casino50 for full conditions. If you gamble, use your GameSense. Must be 19+ to play.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A9
Advocates want TransLink sales tax, SFU gondola built Proposal calls for $6.5-billion rapid transit expansion Jeff Nagel Black Press
Two South of Fraser transit advocates are pushing for a long wish list of transit expansion projects in Metro Vancouver and they want a new 0.5 per cent regional sales tax to pay for it all. Surrey’s Paul Hillsdon and Nathan Pachal of the group South Fraser On Trax say the package of upgrades they’ve designed offers something for every part of the region. Most of the $6.5 billion in capital spending they propose would go to a $2.9-billion SkyTrain extension down Broadway to UBC and for $2.1 billion to build new light-rail lines in Surrey to Guildford, Langley City and Newton, with a B-Line express bus route south to White Rock. They also want TransLink to build a previously proposed but shelved $144-million transit gondola to SFU atop Burnaby Mountain. And they propose several additional B-Lines that would extend quasi-rapid transit bus service to Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge on Hwy 7; down the 200 Street spine of Langley; along Marine Drive connecting West Vancouver and North Vancouver; as well as on Hastings Street and 41st Avenue in Vancouver and Burnaby. Existing buses over the Port Mann Bridge on Highway 1 and on Highway 99 from Surrey to Richmond would also be upgraded to B-Lines.
They say a half-point hike in the provincial sales tax levied only in Metro would raise $250 million a year – enough to cover the operating costs of the new lines as well as one third of the capital cost, on the assumption Victoria and Ottawa pay the other two thirds. “We’ve spent 10 years squabbling about what kind of tool can be used to fund the service,” Pachal said, adding the sales tax wouldn’t rile motorists as much as other TransLink sources like tolls or a vehicle levy. “This is fair and equitable.” He said a higher regional PST would grow with the economy and pull in money from visitors and tourists, while providing exemptions for basics like groceries to help shield lower-income residents. B.C. residents have paid higher sales taxes not long ago. Over the past decade, the federal GST has been cut by two per cent and the provincial PST was trimmed by 0.5 per cent. “We feel there is wiggle room,” Pachal said. Metro Vancouver mayors also suggested a small regional sales tax early this year. But mayors’ council chair Richard Walton said he envisioned something smaller – perhaps 0.1 or 0.2 per cent coming from that source – as part of a mix of other transit funding tools. Walton said there’s no doubt sales tax could generate a lot of revenue, but affordability would be a concern. Please see mayors, a11
Burnaby Hearing Centre How do I know which hearing aid is best for me? There are many features in hearing aids that provide advantages and benefits to hearing better. However, when considering what is best for you, it is helpful to consider your lifestyle. Your audiologist will guide you in making this choice based on a variety of factors, including your diagnostic evaluation. You can help choose by being prepared to discuss what is listed below: 1. Make a list of the top 3 listening situations where you would like to hear better. 2. Determine with your audiologist which category of lifestyle you wish to have from the list below: a.
Active Lifestyle (Frequent Background Noise)
Casual Lifestyle (Occasional Background Noise)
Quiet Lifestyle (Limited Background Noise)
Very Quiet Lifestyle (Rare Background Noise)
Call us to learn more
604 •283•2388 Lori Cunningham, MA, RAUD Certified in Audiology by CASLPA
Burnaby Hearing Centre Inc. www.burnabyhearingcentre.com
You are invited Youare are invited You invited
20132013 Canada Korea Canada Korea You are invited Literary Festival Literary Festival
Free Gate Admission!
2013 YouCanada Korea are invited Literary Festival Theme: Theme: FamilyFamily Theme: Family
Saturday, September 7 @ 8pm
the Columbia theatre | 530 Columbia Street Feature CoVerS: the andrewS SiSterS, the mCGuire SiSterS, GrouCho marx, GeorGe burnS, dinah waShinGton, nat KinG Cole, roy orbiSon, FranK Sinatra, elviS, the beatleS & more!
www.theColumbia.Ca | 604-522-4500
2013 Theme: Canada Korea Family FREE ADMISSION Literary Festival Thursday, September 5
7:00pm to 9:00pm Thursday, September 5
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby)
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Arts (6450 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby) September 5 BEST PLACE TOShadbolt Centre for theThursday, Korean Writers Association of Canada 7:00pm to 9:00pm BUY A CAR? 캐나다 한국 문 인협회
♣ Poetry Recital, Novel Reading, Storytelling, Singing, Dancing
♣ Poetry Recital, Novel Reading, Storytelling, Singing, Dancing
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts ☎ (604) 435-7913 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Korean Writers Association of Canada Thursday, September 5 http://café.daum.net/KWA-CANADA or http://kwaoc.blogspot.ca (6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby) Sponsors to 9:00pm 캐나다 한국7:00pm 문 인협회
Thursday, September 5 Reading • PoetryEmail: Recital • Novel ☎ (604) 435-7913 email@example.com Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby) 7:00pm to 9:00pm • Storytelling http://café.daum.net/KWA-CANADA or http://kwaoc.blogspot.ca ♣ PoetryShadbolt Recital, Novel Reading, Singing, Dancing Centre for the Arts (6450Storytelling, Deer Lake Ave Burnaby) • Singing • Dancing Sponsors ♣ Poetry Recital, Novel Reading, Storytelling, Singing, Dancing
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE BUSINESSES & YOU COULD WIN AN iPAD MINI www.burnabynewsleader.com/contests Vote now until August 28, 2013
Korean Writers Association of Canada Korean Writers Association of Canada 캐나다 한국 문 인협회 캐나다 한국 문 인협회
☎☎ (604) Email:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com (604)435-7913 435-7913 Email: http://café.daum.net/KWA-CANADA http://kwaoc.blogspot.ca http://café.daum.net/KWA-CANADA or or http://kwaoc.blogspot.ca Sponsors Sponsors
Fall Fair, September 2, 11am–4:30pm Contests, shows, market vendors and free carousel rides! Thanks to our partners:
6501 Deer Lake Ave | 604-297-4565 | burnabyvillagemuseum.ca
A10 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Proposal would be landmark ⫸
continued from FRONT
The proposal would see the “landmark” condo tower built at the Tower Road corner, threestorey townhouses along Highland Court, and on University High Street, a six-storey, mixed-use building with two storeys of commercial, totalling about 34,000 square feet, topped by four storeys of residential units. “The proposed building massing is sensitive to adjoining properties, with the apartment tower providing an orientating landmark at a key corner, appropriately relating to other planned apartment towers as well as the water tower,” said the report. For the commercial space, 69 parking spots are provided, while the residential component would include 255 parking spaces (including 37 visitor spots), more than the 234 required. The report said existing easements and covenants on the property would also require the development to provide 10 parking spaces for the childcare centre across the street on Highland Court, 10 spaces for co-op cars, at least 112 hourly-paid of free public parking spots. The latter is to accommodate 92 required off-site visitor spaces for existing and planned residential developments in the neighbourhood and 20 spaces for the church in the Cornerstone Building across University High Street. The residential component would include 184 units, of which 98 would be in the tower, 60 in the mid-rise and 26 in the townhouse portion. They would comprise 95 one-bedroom units ranging from 553 to 846 square feet, 63 two-bedrooms of 926 to 1,916 square feet and 26 three-bedroom units sized from 1,550 to 1,644 square feet. If given the go-ahead by council, the project could go to public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Burnaby city hall council chambers.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A11
Mayors to go forward What’s Organic? with open mind: Walton ⫸
continued from PAGE A9
The document, at but Walton said he meets He said the advocates’ claim a leapaheadyvr.com, claims the Transportation Minister Todd 0.5 per cent regional tax works the number of rapid transit Stone again Sept. 3 to discuss out to just 35 cents per day per stations in the region would that issue as well as governance resident still adds up to an extra be doubled from 65 to 138 reforms for TransLink. $42 per month for a Mayors in the spring family of four. opposed going to “It’s not a trivial or referendum. insignificant amount,” “We’re going forward Richard Walton, mayors council chair Walton said. “We’re with an open mind, in a We’re being asked to do something that isn’t in not advocating that spirit of cooperation,” the legislation, without resources and with no outright at all. We’re he said. time. advocating an approach But Walton said that is going to look at the “huge questions” a number of different outstanding are who will funding sources.” pay for the referendum Walton said a solution must and all the new lines could be and who will champion the fund not just transit expansion operational by 2020, providing ‘Yes’ side. but other transportation a viable transit alternative He said the HST referendum projects, like the replacement of for motorists who may by had millions in government aging bridges and tunnels. then face tolls on a replaced money and the finance minister The report by Pachal Pattullo Bridge or Massey behind the pro side but still failed. and Hillsdon, dubbed Leap Tunnel. “We’re being asked to do Ahead, is the first major volley It predicts major economic, something that isn’t in the of return fire from transit social and environmental legislation, without resources supporters who are dismayed benefits would spring from the and with no time.” public debate has centred transit investment. TransLink must also decide on complaints of waste at It remains unclear what by year end what projects would TransLink and opposition to question will be put to voters get built if a referendum on new any tax hikes. in a promised referendum, funding sources passes.
or·gan·ic (adjective) \or-ga-nik\ Involving the use of food produced with the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin without employment of chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides.
JOIN US AT OUR
Grand Opening Saturday, August 31 10am-4pm
Prize draw every hour! • • • •
meat fruit dry goods & more
421 Sixth Street, New Westminster | 604-553-3421 www.newwestorganic.ca
“I dare you to call me fuddy-duddy...” We understand that getting older doesn’t define how you live or who you are. Your independence and lifestyle are more important than ever. At Pacific Arbour, it’s not about aging, it’s about living well. With personalized wellness programs, healthy eating choices and more, we make you feel part of a socially active, supportive community. So leave the fuddy-duddy attitudes to someone else. Start seeing life the way it should be.
Call today for your complimentary lunch and personalized tour. THE MULBERRY | Burnaby | 604.526.2248
A12 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
B CK TO SCHOOL
LOCAL TV BLACKOUT IN EFFECT
Ways for parents, kids to prepare for back to school
MAKING A STATEMENT
GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY STARTING AT ONLY
he inevitable last minutes of summer are ticking away. The countdown has begun for back-to-school once again. And along with it, major retailers are bombarding parents, making sure they hurry out and buy the coolest new outfits, backpacks and gadgets for their kids. But this hyped-up, commercial back-to-school rush to equip students with new garments and gear often gets in the way of the real preparations that parents and kids should focus on for a successful school year. “The mad, back-to-school dash to purchase new clothes, backpacks, electronic devices and school supplies often overwhelms parents and children alike,” said Julia Fitzgerald, Sylvan Learning’s chief marketing officer. “What is often lost in this scramble is the fact that school is about learning.” “Starting a new school year can be a daunting experience
for many students, and failing to get off on the right foot can set the tone for the rest of the academic year. Parents need to take the right steps starting now to make sure their students are prepared to tackle new academic challenges with the right habits and daily routines. This includes trying not to be so consumed with showing up in the latest fashions; it’s not that important.” Here are four simple things Fitzgerald suggests parents can do to help their children achieve better academic results: • Impose the two-week rule – With later bedtimes over the summer, children need to ease back into their school routine rather than having a sudden change their first day of school. Using the last two weeks of summer to re-introduce a school year bedtime routine will make waking up on that first day a lot easier. • Reintroduce regular meal times – During summer months, kids tend to grab a snack several
times during the day. Parents can start reminding students to get back into a three-meal-a-day schedule in order to regulate their system into the back-toschool mode. Nutrition is an important factor in academic performance, and eating a healthy, balanced breakfast and lunch keeps kids alert throughout the day. • Family calendar – Time management is tricky for everyone, especially kids and teens, but planning is an important way to save everyone’s sanity. Having major deadlines, due dates, events and extracurricular activities in one place helps kids visualize their week, manage their time and stay on track. • Don’t ditch good habits – If you and your child have established a good summer learning routine, when school starts try not to forsake all of the fun reading, writing and art activities that kept your child engaged all summer. Please see SIMPLE, A13
Enter the #LougheedB2School contest > Come to Lougheed Town Centre and you could WIN a MacBook Pro, iPad, or Samsung Galaxy S4. > Like us on Facebook to enter our weekly $100 gift card giveaway. > Details at Guest Services and online.
Don’t ever let anyone dull your sparkle. - Author Unknown
JACOB HUDSON’S BAY LE CHÂTEAU H&M SMART SET FAIRWEATHER REITMANS +140 SHOPS
B CK TO SCHOOL ⫸
ANY OIL CHANGE PACKAGE WITH COUPON
OIL, LUBE & FILTER CHANGE Includes up to 6L 10W30 Mobil 1000 Motor Oil
continued from PAGE A12
Here are four important things students can follow to improve the academic quality of the school year, starting on Day One. • Organize – Organization is not overrated. Keeping notes, projects and reading materials in logical order helps students find what they need right away, cutting down on time spent tracking things down, and allowing more time for actual studying. • Take good notes – Yes, it does matter. Taking good notes helps keep kids’ grades up, especially in middle or high school. To boost note-taking skills, students should practice picking out the “main ideas” in conversations, news reports, or magazine articles. • Concentrate – Staying focused is easier for some kids than others. Students need to do their best to avoid distractions in class. This means keeping cell phones tucked away and being vocal if a chatty classmate is too distracting. • Speak up – Students often can get tripped up by homework or test instructions. Students should know it’s OK to speak up if they don’t understand testing or homework directions. Students should also listen carefully and spend plenty of time reading directions.
OPEN MON-SAT 9-5:30 CLOSED SUNDAY
RADIATOR COOLANT FLUSH
Includes up to 12 litres anti-freeze, 100% fluid exchange
21-Point visual inspection with every oil change • P.S. Fluid • Brake Fluid • Trans Fluid • Diff Fluid • Coolant • Tires • Lights • Air Filter • Wipers
Simple tips suggested
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A13
All Services Fully Warranty Approved
6869 Canada Way, Burnaby
Plus taxes, most cars. Enviro fee $2.99. Not valid with any other offers. Subject to change. Exp Sep. 30, 2013. BNL1RCF
Register Now for September Carillon Preschool • Introduction to music through singing and activities Program • 1/2 hour lesson each week (ages 2-4) • 15 week semester • Parent participation • Learn piano through the development of a variety
Carillon Red of skills including ear training, note reading, rhythm, Program technique, singing and composition (ages 4-5) • 3 year program • 1 hour lesson each week • Parent participation
Carillon Yellow Program (ages 6-7)
Studies a ren who take that chsiilcdtraining can mu ve better achie results. academic A Research uSIC Source-M a.uci.edu
• Skill development similar to Red Program, including learning repertoire through ear development and sight reading • 2 year program • 1 hour lesson each week • Parent participation
Carillon Blue • Skill development in ear training, note reading, Program rhythm, repertoire, technique, theory, singing, (ages 8-10) chording, composition, improvisation and
transposition • Multi-year program • Parent participation optional
Private Lessons • Piano, Voice, Violin and Guitar
Carillon Music Academy SURREY 604.591.1161 7050 King George Blvd.
BURNABY 604.421.5525 2849 North Road
Call for info Visit us at carillonmusic.com
Jamboree Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Harwood Park • 5251 Hardwick St Burnaby, BC
Register in person or online at: www.wesburnsoccer.com IN PERSON REGISTRATION 9:00 to 9:30am 9:30 to 10:15am
U6/7 check in/registration games/drills parent welcome
10:00 to 10:30am U8 check in/registration 10:30 to 11:30am games/drills/evaluations
11:00 to 11:30am U9 check in/registration 11:30 to 12:30pm games/drills/evaluations 12:00 to 12:30pm U10 check in/registration 12:30 to 1:30pm games/drills/evaluations
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 604-298-5958
STILL ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR U11-U17
A14 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
MONTH-END NEW & USED CLEAR-OUT STARTS TODAY!
GIVE YOUR BARISTA A
YOU COULD BUY YOUR DAILY HALF CAF,
NON FAT, MOCHA
JAVACHINO MACHIATTO YOU COULD BUY
AN AWARD WINNING
2013 MAZDA 3
TELL THEM MORTY SENT YOU FOR A
$ /DAY 00
1595 Boundary Road, Vancouver
CALL NOW 604-294-4299
For more details, visit newmazda.ca | Service 604-291-9666
*Offered pricing for the Mazda3 GX (D4XS53AA00 ) is $15,995. Pricing based on Manufacturerâ€™s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). 0% APR for up to 84 Months. Financing on approved credit. Freight and PDI extra. Pricing subject to change without notice. See dealer for details.
First Avenue Lougheed Highway
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A15
‘Different dynamic in Calgary’ ⫸
continued from PAGE A3
Vacancy rates below 10 per cent are considered “still a pretty strong dynamic for landlords,” he added. Burnaby has a fairly level equilibrium between landlords and tenants. “It’s what I call a fair market.” Elliott pointed
more time to sign more leasing deals than might otherwise be necessary in those larger markets. Also helping the city’s cause is the fact that if tenants are prepared to look both in Downtown Vancouver and the suburbs, “Burnaby
CHOICEquotes Bill Elliott, Avison Young Burnaby has a lower-cost option with equal quality and in some cases better quality, inventory.
out that what are considered significantsized leases in Greater Vancouver wouldn’t even make it on the radar screen in Calgary or Toronto. In those cities, where more head offices are located, “you can literally lease entire buildings to one tenant. That dynamic does not exist in Vancouver.” So going into a project like a new office tower here, developers know it will require
tends to be the first municipality they’ll include in the survey,” he said, thanks to its central geographic location, the accessibility of public transit, infrastructure such as shopping and other amenities for staff, and a wide variety of inventory. It can also reproduce the same quality of office space as Downtown Vancouver but at a lower cost. “Burnaby has a
lower-cost option with equal quality and in some cases, better quality, inventory. Then you combine that with the office parks … you’ve got probably some of the best office park opportunities for tenants in Western Canada.” That highest-quality of office space, Class A, also happens to make up the majority, 67 per cent, of Burnaby’s available office inventory. The vacancy rate for that space was only 7.5 per cent. The overall vacancy rate in the city was brought up by the 8.8 per cent vacancy rate over the same period for Class B space, which makes up less than 23 per cent of the city’s inventory, and Class C, whose 18.5 per cent vacancy rate affects only about 10 per cent of inventory. With mostly the highest-quality product available, it bodes well
for Burnaby as its office space should be easier to lease out. Office tenants are like people wanting to buy a house, Elliott said. “Not too often do
we sell our house and move downmarket, we tend to move laterally or upmarket. That happens in the commercial real estate business as well.”
FUTURE SHOP - Correction Notice In the August 23 flyer, on page 1, the Virgin LG Nexus 4 16GB was advertised “On a Virgin Mobile Supertab” but the Supertab is no longer available. The offer applies to 2-year Gold Plans (as stated in the fine print.) Also, on page 13, the Sony 47” / 55” W802 Series Smart 3D Slim LED TVs (WebCode: 10245469 / 10245470 ) were advertised with incorrect specs. Please be advised that these TVs have a refresh rate of 120Hz NOT 240Hz, as previously advertised. As well, on page 20, the Bose QuietComfort® 15 Headphones were advertised with an incorrect price. Please be advised that the headphones should be $296.99 save $33, NOT $269.99. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers.
Our routes, they are a changing Starting September 2
Frequency Adjustment C1 Kootenay Loop/Hastings at Gilmore • All off peak period frequency to every 60 minutes from every 30 minutes • Peak period frequency unchanged at every 30 minutes (6am-9am & 3pm-6pm)
they teach dance
Frequency Adjustment C2 Capital Hill/Hastings at Gilmore
we teach dancers
• All off peak period frequency to every 60 minutes from every 30 minutes
Registration for Fall Season
• Peak period frequency unchanged at every 30 minutes (6am-9am & 3pm-6pm)
• Tuesday, September 3rd | 5:00-8:00pm • Wednesday, September 4th | 5:00-8:00pm • Thursday, September 5th | 5:00-8:00pm
• Ballet (R.A.D) • Acro • Contemporary • Jazz • Hip Hop • Tap • Highland • Musical Theatre • Pre-school classes
Visit translink.ca/servicechanges to learn more about the many other changes beginning on September 2.
ROYAL ACADEMY OF
DANCE 511 Columbia Street, New Westminster
604-521-3255 | NAPADANCE.COM
A16 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A17
Notice sought for Rumble St. house
Fisheries officers have doubled their patrols on the lower Fraser River to battle poachers who are illegally catching threatened sockeye salmon to sell into the black market. All fishing for sockeye has been shut down in response to a low run size and dangerously high river temperatures to ensure as many of the salmon get upriver to spawn as possible. But Department of Fisheries and Oceans area director Herb Redekopp said the “full-out conservation closure” hasn’t deterred illegal fishing on the river. “Last night we ran into another group of poachers,” he said Friday, adding officers made arrests and seized illegally caught salmon, gear and a boat. “That’s happened nightly in numerous
groups and in different areas of the river.” He said eight vessels had been seized as of Friday, along with 50 nets and 27 investigations are in progress that have or are expected to result in charges under the Fisheries Act. The most intense illegal fishing is happening between Surrey and Spuzzum, in various hot spots around Agassiz, Chilliwack and the Fraser Canyon. He said poaching can be particularly lethal at the canyon, where salmon heading upriver use backeddies to rest and an illegal net dropped in can quickly pull up a full set. Redekopp said DFO is using night vision imaging, remote cameras, helicopters and other aircraft to detect probable poachers for interception on the ground.
By then, city electrical inspectors confirmed the light fixtures and outlets had been removed in the computer room and all wiring had been terminated in outlet boxes. “The property owners have, however, suggested in conversations to staff that they may consider selling the dwelling due to the repair costs,” the report said. Considering the second extension to complete the work, the city building department is asking for council’s approval to file a Section 57 notice on the property’s title to ensure any future buyers are aware of the outstanding issues. The notice will be removed once the required work is completed. Similarly, city staff are seeking to place a notice on the title of 4386 Rumble St. where the owner is flouting city bylaws. In June 2010, a contractor applied for a building permit to rebuild an awning and make structural upgrades to a deck following a fire. During the plan-checking process, city staff determined the fire-damaged deck and cover had been built without a permit in the first place. For them to be rebuilt, the project would require Board of Variance approval and structural drawings would need to be submitted to meet Building Code requirements. After informing the property owner, Charles Surmik, the contractor was released from the job. On March 21, 2013 the contractor submitted a request to cancel the permit aug 17–Sept 2 (closed Aug 19 & 26) application due to not going ahead with the work. That led to an inspection which found the deck cover had been rebuilt without a permit. “Based on a discussion with the owner at the time of inspection, it became all ShowS aRe fRee with aDmiSSion evident to staff that the owner is not prepared Community the Dal to proceed with the ShowCaSe RiChaRDS oRCheStRa permit application process and necessary work to bring the construction into compliance with the Aug 17, 18, 20 & 21 Daily at 1:30pm, Daily at 11:30am at 1:30pm 3pm & 4:30pm Zoning and Building (no 1:30pm show Aug 17, 18, 20, 21) Bylaws,” a city staff Nightly at report said. 7pm & 8:30pm In addition to warning prospective buyers, city staff believe placing a notice on title in both cases “may encourage the listeN to music’s biggest hits courtesy of your favourite tribute artists. owners to resolve the Aug 17 & 18........The FAb Fourever—The CompleTe beATles experienCe matter,” the reports say. Aug 20 & 27......rnb iCons—A TribuTe To The greATesT rhyThm & blues legends “Building Aug 21 & 22.......The piAno mAn sTArring ryAn lAngevin As elTon John & billy Joel Department staff will Aug 23 & 24......FleeTwood mix—FeeTwood mAC TribuTe bAnd Aug 25 ...............dAvid JAmes & big river—Johnny CAsh TribuTe continue to work with Aug 28 & 29......AbrA CAdAbrA—A TribuTe To The musiC & mAgiC oF AbbA the property owner to Aug 30 & 31 ......luisA mArshAll As TinA Turner sepT 1 & 2 ..........bobby bruCe’s neArly neil & The soliTAry bAnd resolve this matter. If necessary, legal action will be pursued to Save on PaSSeS at: ensure compliance with City bylaws.”
“We’re using every bit of technology available to us as well as intelligence that we’re gathering from the public.” No commercial or recreational fishing for sockeye has been allowed this year. Pent-up demand for sockeye has driven prices up and prompted much more illegal fishing than in past years, he said. “There’s a huge illegal marketplace for black market salmon.” Fishermen are getting about $20 a fish, Redekopp said, and some buyers are paying up to $50 each.
ChevRolet PeRfoRmanCe Stage
vancouver 1678 Southeast Marine Drive
Store Hours Mon.-Wed. & Sat. 9:30-5:30 Entry 1015 columbia Street hidden in I.G.A. X Thurs. & Fri. corner columbia Square Plaza 9:30 - 9 Royal Ave. www.fabriclandwest.com Sun. 12 - 5
continued from PAGE A8
Columbia Square Plaza
DFO steps up patrols
A18 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Prove that you are a Burnaby aficionado and you could...
WIN A BRAND NEW
iPAD MINI To be considered a Burnaby aficionado you must answer at least 20 questions!
AROUND TOWN • Favourite Charity __________________________________________________ • Best Kept Secret About Burnaby ___________________________________ • Best Community Event ____________________________________________ • Best Tourist Attraction ______________________________________________ • Best Reason to Live in Burnaby _____________________________________ PEOPLE • Favourite Doctor __________________________________________________ • Favourite Veterinary _______________________________________________ • Favourite Realtor __________________________________________________ • Favourite Politician ________________________________________________ • Favourite Dentist __________________________________________________ • Favourite #Burnaby Tweet _________________________________________ LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT • Favourite Theatre _________________________________________________ • Best Place for Live Entertainment/Music ____________________________ • Best Wine List _____________________________________________________ • Best Selection of On-Tap Beers _____________________________________ • Favourite Art Gallery ______________________________________________ SHOPS & SERVICES • Health Food Store _________________________________________________ • Favourite Flooring Store____________________________________________ • Favourite Pet Store ________________________________________________ • Favourite Furniture Store ___________________________________________ • Favourite Drycleaner ______________________________________________ • Favourite Nursery/Greenhouse ____________________________________ • Favourite Chiropractor ____________________________________________ • Favourite Naturopath _____________________________________________ • Favourite Secondhand Furniture or Antiques Store __________________ • Best Flower Shop __________________________________________________ • Favourite Furniture/Home Décor Store ______________________________ • Best New Car Lot to Strike a Great Deal_____________________________ • Best Used Car Lot to Strike a Great Deal ____________________________ • Favourite Mechanic _______________________________________________ • Best Place to Make Your Own Wine or Beer _________________________ • Best Retirement Residence ________________________________________ • Best Place for a Mortgage (Besides Mom & Dad) ___________________ • Best Place to Buy Fine Jewelry _____________________________________ • Favourite Pet Groomer ____________________________________________ • Best Body Shop ___________________________________________________ • Best Hearing ______________________________________________________ • Best Tattoo Parlour ________________________________________________ • Best Travel Agent __________________________________________________ • Best Hotel_________________________________________________________ • Best Tanning Salon ________________________________________________ • Best Gift Shop_____________________________________________________ • Best Laser Therapy ________________________________________________ • Best Physiotherapist _______________________________________________ • Best Home Health Service _________________________________________
Mail or drop your completed vote sheets to: 7438 Fraser Park Drive, Burnaby BC, V5J 5B9 Deadline for entries: 11:59 pm Wednesday, August 28 2013 Name Phone Address
STYLE • Favourite Men’s Clothing Store _____________________________________ • Favourite Women’s Clothing Store __________________________________ • Favourite Shoe Store ______________________________________________ • Favourite Place to get a Facial _____________________________________ • Favourite Place to get a Manicure/Pedicure________________________ • Favourite Hair Salon or Barber _____________________________________ • Best Place for Eyecare _____________________________________________ • Favourite Consignment or “Previously Loved” Store (Clothing/Accessories) ___________________________________________ FOOD • Favourite Place for Sweet Treats ____________________________________ • Favourite Fish & Chips _____________________________________________ • Favourite Bakery __________________________________________________ • Best Pizza _________________________________________________________ • Favourite Grocery Store ___________________________________________ • Best Cup of Coffee ________________________________________________ • Best Burger _______________________________________________________ • Best Chinese Food ________________________________________________ • Best Sushi ________________________________________________________ • Best Southeast Asian Cuisine ______________________________________ • Best Italian________________________________________________________ • Best Greek ________________________________________________________ • Best Curry ________________________________________________________ • Favourite Fine Dining Restaurant ___________________________________ • Best Pub __________________________________________________________ • Best Family Restaurant ____________________________________________ • Best Patio _________________________________________________________ • Best Place to Buy Seafood _________________________________________ • Favourite Butcher or Deli __________________________________________ • Best Wings ________________________________________________________ • Best Produce Store ________________________________________________ RECREATION & SPORTS • Favourite Bike Store________________________________________________ • Favourite Place to Buy Sports Equipment ___________________________ • Favourite Fitness/Gym_____________________________________________ • Favourite Yoga Studio _____________________________________________ • Best Martial Arts Studio ____________________________________________ • Favourite Park_____________________________________________________ • Favourite Jogging Trail/Path _______________________________________ • Favourite Place to Golf ____________________________________________
TWEET YOUR FAVOURITE REASON TO LIVE IN BURNABY TO @BURNABYNEWS INCLUDING #BBYALIST FOR AN ADDITIONAL ENTRY
Submit your entry online at www.burnabynewsleader.com/contests Sign up for BCDailyDeals and receive information about other upcoming contests.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A19
Burnaby siblings snag B.C. golf crowns Burnaby siblings Alex and Sumie Francois are British Columbia golf champions. Alex won the juvenile boys title while Susie secured the juvenile girls crown at the joint provincial tournament held this week in Courtenay. Alex, 15, won by seven strokes in the 54-hole event at the 6,555 yard Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community. He followed up a first-round 70 with a pair of 69s for an eight-under 208 total. Alex, however, started the final round Thursday with a one-stroke lead over Trevor Yu of Vancouver, but neither was the great through the first 14 holes with Alex carding three bogeys and two birdies. But on the par-5 15th hold he made an eagle to take a three stroke lead and that basically clinched the tournament for him. “It was the turning point,” said Alex in a BC Golf press release. “Trevor and I both hit good drives down the middle and he hit a great second shot. I just happened to hit it inside of him to about 15-20 feet and he got an easy two putt. I just made [my putt] and that was the tournament right there.” He was coming off a victory at the PGA of B.C. club pro-junior tournament. “It gave me the confidence to know that I could make as much birdies as I could and that I could stand up under the pressure,” said Alex. Susie, 13, won the girls title by two strokes over Keanna Mason of Maple Ridge and Naomi Ko of Victoria. She won despite shooting a secondround 79 which was sandwiched between rounds of 69 and 72 for a 4-over 220 total. Susie entered the final round one shot out of the lead. During the final round she and Ko
battled it out for the lead, but when she birdied the par-3 12th hole and Ko bogeyed she had a three-stroke lead and she didn’t look back. “Naomi is a great golfer. I was happy with what I did,” said Susie. “I was happy I beat my brother on the first day but on the second day it was pretty tough. I was struggling a lot but I was able to handle it [Thursday].” Alex and Susie join Andy and Jennifer Yang, who both won the junior masters in 2007, as the only brother and sister combinations to win the same event in recent history. Kevin Li of Burnaby finished in a tie for 34th (82-72-79=233) while Edward Chen was tied for 54th (77-84-80=241). In the girls, Jacklyn Duchen of Burnaby tied for 20th (92-96-94=282) in the field of 23. firstname.lastname@example.org
PHOTO CONTRIBUTED/BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF
Sumie and Alex Francois hold aloft the B.C. juvenile golf trophies they won last week in Courtenay.
You paid how much!?
Give a Hoot for Wildlife
I live the good life to be the
best teammate, friend and mother I can be.
And join us on a 5km walk to raise money for local wildlife
2012 was our busiest year ever. Please join us for a 5km walk around Burnaby Lake to raise funds to ensure injured wildlife can get the care they need. 5km walk & BBQ 9 am - 12 noon Sunday, September 29, 2012 Burnaby Lake
Sign up or pledge at www.wildliferescue.ca Or Call us at 604 526 2747
We Can Because You Care
Start your good life today ®
No MoNey dowN. No eNrolMeNt*
Your ‘NO JuDgEmENt ‘ Club
(on a 2 year membership)
EveryBODY welcome here!
Northgate Village Co-Ed & for WomenClub
Connecting made easy:
3433 North Rd
*Based on the purchase of a 2 year membership. Bi-weekly payments will commence based on your start date. Applicable tax applies. No additional fees are required above the regular membership fee. Membership fees vary based on club and the selected membership option chosen. Offer valid at participating locations only. Please check goodlifefitness.com or with club for hours of operation. Other conditions apply, see club for details.
A20 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Interactions and Illusions: Burnaby Arts Council presents exhibition of works by artists Angela Huang of Burnaby and Viktoria EftimovaChowdhury from Sofia, Bulgaria. Free admission. When: Until Sept. 14, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 12 to 4 p.m. Where: Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave. Info: 604-298-7322. Celtic Folk Music Night: Featuring Blackthorn Band. When: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Where: All Saints Anglican Church, 7405 Royal Oak Ave., Burnaby. Tickets: $12. Info: 604-433-0815.
Line Dancing: Beginners welcome.
Moderate exercise for body and brain and lots of fun. When: Every Monday, 10 a.m. Where: Deer Lake United Church, 5135 Sperling Ave., Burnaby. Info: Georgie Cole, 604522-5647. BBOT Annual Golf Tournament: This year’s Burnaby Board of Trade Golf Tournament will raise funds for the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. Enjoy a great day of golf, excellent networking opportunities with top business people, delicious food and drinks, fun activities on the holes and prizes for all golfers. When: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Where: Riverway Golf Course, 9001 Bill Fox Way, Burnaby. Tickets: $235 per member golfer. Register: 604412-0100 or email@example.com.
Municipal Pension Retirees’ Association: The MPRA works on behalf of those receiving a municipal pension to improve benefits. Burnaby District 02 meets and welcomes new members. When: Thursday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Bonsor Centre, Metro Sports Room, 6550 Bonsor St., Burnaby. Info: Pam, 604-431-0179.
Edmonds Entertainers Auditions: Needs male and female singers, pianist, dancers (solo or small groups), magicians and instrumentalists for show scheduled for May 2014. When: Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds St., Burnaby. Info: Rita Stephan, 604-421-1407.
Canada Korea Literary Festival: Korean Writers Association of Canada presents event featuring poetry recitals, novel readings, storytelling, singing and dancing. Free admission. When: Thursday, Sept. 5, 7-9 p.m. Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby. Info: 604-435-7913, firstname.lastname@example.org or http:// kwaoc.blogspot.ca/.
Burnaby French Language Preschool: Open house and registration event. Visit the non-profit, French immersion p re s ch o o l , m e e t i t s E C E qualified bilingual teachers, and discover the benefits of early language learning. When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Portable – outside Ecole Marlborough School, 6060B Marlborough Ave., Burnaby (off
Sanders Street). Info: 604-4321323 or www.bflp.org. Free Community Barbecue: All welcome. When: Sunday, Sept. 8, 12 to 1:30 p.m. Where: Cliff Avenue United Church, 1600 Cliff Ave., Burnaby. Info: 604-420-2621 or www.cliffavechurch.com.
Pa r k i n s o n S u p e r Wa l k : In support of research, help and hope to the 11,000 people living with Parkinson’s disease in B.C. When: Monday, Sept. 9, registration 1:30 p.m., walk 2 p.m. Where: Confederation Park track, 4585 Albert St., Burnaby. Info: Linda, 604-298-2983 or www. parkinsonsuperwalk.ca/.
The Pacific Showroom Five-Time Grammy Winner
M& Harty S tuart F S iS abulouS uperlativeS
Friday & Saturday, September 20 & 21 at 8 pm Reserved Tickets from only $35! Ti c k e Buy Tickets service charge free at the casino Box office
1-855-985-5000 | theskagit.com
g o in g T s fasT!
Player-Bucks and Cash-Back Points! Owned by Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
Stay & Play! $109 USD
If you see a wildfire call *5555 on your cell.
SUNDAY – THURSDAY $129 FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Rates valid until October 31, 2013. Subject to availability. Taxes not included. Restrictions apply. Rates do not apply to groups. Upgrades to suites available at additional cost.
Nearly half of all wildfires are preventable. Please, be responsible in our forests.
To learn more visit BCWildfire.ca
On I-5 at Exit 236 • theskagit.com 877-275-2448
All prices in U.S. Dollars. Management reserves all rights. *Must be a Rewards Club Member – Membership is FREE! Casino opens at 9 am daily. Must be 21 or older with valid ID to enter casino, buffet or attend shows. Must be present to win. Skagit Player-Bucks are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A21
INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...............1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...9-57
108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity
EMPLOYMENT .............................102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES...................203-387
• Annual Starting Revenue of $12,000 - $120,000 • Guaranteed Cleaning Contracts • Professional Training Provided • Financing Available • Ongoing Support • Low Down Payment required A Respected Worldwide Leader in Franchised Ofﬁce Cleaning. Coverall of BC 604.434.7744 email@example.com www.coverallbc.com
PETS & LIVESTOCK ......................453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE...........503-587 REAL ESTATE ...............................603-696 RENTALS ......................................703-757 AUTOMOTIVE ..............................804-862 MARINE .......................................903-920
bcclassified.com cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition.
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 21
EXPO SHOW & SALE Sat. Sept. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Abbotsford Exhibition Park 32470 Haida Dr. in the Cadet Building • Adults $6 • Kids $4 • Children under 5 Free • Family $12 (2 adults & up to 3 kids)
BRITISH COLUMBIA BOYS CHOIR,
PROFESSIONAL SALES ASSOCIATES
45th Anniversary; Boys ages 7-24. 1-888-909-8282. www.bcboyschoir.org
Interested in SALES? Outgoing? Motivated? Kerrisdale Antiques Fair. Aug 31 & Sep1. 10am-5pm. Kerrisdale Arena 5670 East Blvd, Vanc. Adm. $7.
RIDGE MEADOWS PRIDE 2001 girls fastpitch team is looking for players for the upcoming 2014 season. Girls must be born in 2001. Tryouts are being held in Maple Ridge at Telosky/Thomas Haney fields on Sept 6th 5:30pm to 8:00pm & Sept 7th 2pm to 4pm Questions?? please email Pride2001Fastpitch@gmail.com
Advertise across the Lower Mainland in the 18 best-read community newspapers and 2 dailies. ON THE WEB:
Gregg Distributors (BC) Ltd. is looking to fill a Lower Mainland outside sales position. Industrial and H.D. industries knowledge is an asset. Training will be provided to help achieve your full potential. We Offer Excellent Growth & Compensation Possibilities!
Please fax resumes: 604.888.4688 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Visit employment opportunities: www.greggdistributors.ca TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/ Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 32 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.
**ATTENTION: JOB SEEKERS!** MAKE MONEY! Mailing Postcards! www.PostcardsToWealth.com NOW ACCEPTING! ZNZ Referral Agents! $20-$60/Hour! www.FreeJobPosition.com HOME WORKERS! Make Money Using Your PC! www.SuperCashDaily.com Earn Big Paychecks Paid Every Friday! www.LegitCashJobs.com
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Copyright and/or properties subsist in all advertisements and in all other material appearing in this edition of bcclassified.com. Permission to reproduce wholly or in part and in any form whatsoever, particularly by a photographic or offset process in a publication must be obtained in writing from the publisher. Any unauthorized reproduction will be subject to recourse by law.
CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO Risk Program STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call Us NOW. We Can Help! 1-888-356-5248
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION RATED #2 FOR AT HOME JOBS • Huge Demand In Canada • Employers Seek Out Canscribe Graduates • Over 90% Graduate Employment Rate
www.canscribe.com email@example.com 1.800.466.1535
An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators, Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)7235051Edson,Alta
$11.00/hr. up to $20.00/hr. Rapid Advancement & Beneﬁts.
VAN DRIVERS req’d 7am-9am & 2pm-4pm, transporting children. Forward resume & drivers abstract by mail to: #102 - 8484 162nd Street Surrey, V4N 1B4 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Christy 604-436-2472 for available routes email Email circulation@burnaby newsleader.com
Must be an outgoing team player!
Call Today, Start Tomorrow!
.Flagpersons & Lane Closure Techs required. Must have reliable vehicle. Must be certified & experienced. Union wages & benefits. Fax resume 604-513-3661 email: email@example.com
WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
FLAGGERS NEEDED. No Certification? Get Certified, 604-575-3944
c i h p a Gr r e n g i s De
The Surrey-North Delta Leader is looking for a FULL TIME graphic designer with a minimum of 5 to 10 years proven experience in design and production knowledge, armed with problem solving and critical thinking. Compliance of creative service to the sales department is a must, along with a full working knowledge of production requirements and disciplines to ensure The Leader is produced within set deadlines. Duties will include: production flow, ad design, web ads, campaigns and features, online material, classified ads, file management, tech support and team dynamics to suit our fast paced industry. Excellent command of English language, both verbal and written, is imperative.
Send your resume by Aug 30th, 2013. 114
Deliver newspapers (2x per week) on Wednesdays and Fridays in your area. Papers are dropped off at your home with the flyers pre-inserted!
Are You Tired of McJobs? Looking for a Career?
Please email your resume to: Glory Wilkinson Creative Services Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
LIVE-IN CAREGIVER for my three children age, 8, 6, and 4. The Care-giver’s responsibilities are: prepare meals for the kids, clean their rooms, do laundry & take them to and from the school.
CARRIERS NEEDED YOUTH and ADULTS
FIELD CLERK NEEDED for out of town work site (21/7 schedule). Mature, flexible and positive communicator, understanding of importance of safety culture. Reporting to on-site foreman & Edmonton HO. Transportation to & from work site provided. Potential to grow with company; Jobs@CommandEquipment.com. Fax 780-488-3002.
ALL CASH Drink/Snack Vending Business Route. Complete Training. Small Investment Required. 1888-979-VEND (8363). www.healthydrinkvending.co
bcclassified.com reserves the right to revise, edit, classify or reject any advertisement and to retain any answers directed to the bcclassified.com Box Reply Service and to repay the customer the sum paid for the advertisement and box rental.
Advertisers are reminded that Provincial legislation forbids the publication of any advertisement which discriminates against any person because of race, religion, sex, color, nationality, ancestry or place of origin, or age, unless the condition is justified by a bona fide requirement for the work involved.
BC Cancer Foundation Legacies accepted. 604.877.6040 or visit: bccancerfoundation.com
It is agreed by any Display or Classified Advertiser requesting space that the liability of the paper in the event of failure to publish an advertisement shall be limited to the amount paid by the advertiser for that portion of the advertising space occupied by the incorrect item only, and that there shall be no liability in any event beyond the amount paid for such advertisement. The publisher shall not be liable for slight changes for typographical errors that do not lessen the value of an advertisement.
FLAG PERSONS & LANE TECH PERSONNEL NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
WE WILL TRAIN! COMPETITIVE RATES Must Have Valid TCP Certiﬁcate, Reliable Insured Vehicle And Provide A Clean Drivers Abstract!
Please E-mail Resume: email@example.com
Need extra cash? DRIVER WANTED
Do you have a reliable van & valid driver’s license? You could make extra money delivering on Wednesdays/ Thursdays. This delivery is to stores, apartments & boxes in the Vancouver area. Papers are available for pickup on Wednesdays and must be completed by noon on Thursdays. For more information please call Miguel at 604-742-8676 or email: circulation@ wevancouver.com
A22 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
GUARANTEED Job Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Information 1-800-972-0209
Home Share / Shared Living Providers Needed Younghusband Resources is looking for families & single persons in the Burnaby and Tri-cities area to open their home on a full time basis to support adults with developmental disabilities. Qualified applicants are required to pass an extensive screening process. Payment is discussed upon completion of successful screening. For more information please check www.younghusband.ca E-mail your resume to: Jason@younghusband.ca or fax it to: 604-466-1207
HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES Batta Holdings Ltd dba Taco Time is hiring full time, permanent
FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISOR for its location at 4820 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C V5H 4J2. Secondary school education and Basic English required. Applicant must have Diploma in food administration, hotel and restaurant management or related field OR 3 years experience in food preparation or service. Salary $12.00/ hour. APPLY AT:
GUARANTEED Job Placement. Laborers,Tradesmen & Class1 Drivers For Oil & Gas Industry Work. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Information 1-888-213-2854
PERSONAL SERVICES 173
MIND BODY SPIRIT
Spiritual Reader & Healer www.gadryconsultation.com Solve all problems, relationships, family issues, stress & depression, aura, living conditions, jadoo, juju, voodoo, mojo, black magic, protection against enemies, luck, success. 100% Guaranteed Result !!!!! BEST LIFE COACH
Appt only 604-872-7952
Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic
Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader is seeking an energetic, aggressive self starter for a full time position. Required immediately. Must have inspectors ticket and Red seal. Will have hydraulic experience and must be able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.
BENEFIT PACKAGE! Please contact Mike e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 604.599.5250
PERSONAL SERVICES 182
GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com
PERSONAL SERVICES 182
CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.
If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161
Isn’t it time you had a vacation?
Treat yourself! Find your next vacation spot with bcclassified.com
HELP WANTED Need CA$H Today? Own a vehicle? Borrow up to $25,000 Snapcarcash.com 604-777-5046
Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader, is seeking an energetic, tower technician the applicant must have full understanding of electronics and 3 phase power. This full time position requires knowledge of tower crane erection and dismantles .
Please email all resumes to Barbara@megacrane.com
Deliver newspapers on Wednesdays & Fridays in your neighbourhood.
UPCOMING AVAILABLE ROUTES CARRIERS NEEDED in Burnaby
12th Av - Thorne Av, Meadow Av - Willard St
Gilley Av - Brynlor Dr, Portland St - Windmere Ct
Macpherson Av - Buller Av, Neville St - Portland St
Royal Oak Av - Macpherson Av, McKee St - Carson St
Royal Oak Av - Glenwood Cl, Keith St - Marine Dr
Macpherson Av - (Ravine Park), McKee St - Patrick St
Fulton Av - Walker Av, Imperial St - Elwell St
Elgin Av - Dufferin Av, Oakland St - Irving St
Malvern Av - Buckingham Av, Burris St - Stanley St
Buckingham Av - Canada Wy, Burris St - Morley Dr
14th Av - 17th Av, Wright St - Cumberland St
Bainbridge Av - Cardinal Dr, Edison St - Collister Dr
Lozells Av - Piper Av, Winston St - Jensen Pl
Duthie Av - Dalla-Tina Av, Ridgeview Dr - Hastings St
Cliff Av - Duthie Av, Union St - Curtis St
An eas y way to earn extra
y! e n mo
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT Day & Evening Classes Available Our HCA program is for students with
110 strong wills and warm hearts. Learn how -
to work with a team of health care professionals to identify and address the unique needs of each unique client. Career Opportunities: Community Health Worker O Care Aide Home Support O Acute & Complex Care
CALL NEW WEST: 604.520.3900 OR VISIT SPROTTSHAW.COM
TER C FLOA
D E D E NE
Call 604.436.2472 or email email@example.com for more info! EDUCATION
MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.
We’re looking for carriers! Be part of a GREAT team!
or -to-do r o o d or ry on naby f in Bur aper delive ays! newsp ys and Frid esda and Wedn ehicle TXLUHG v e l b HUH Relia OLFHQV ·V U H Y L U : YDOLGG CALL
SE PLEA 436-2472 (604)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 NewsLeader A23 HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 242
CONCRETE & PLACING
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 560
MISC. FOR SALE
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
STEEL BUILDING - SIZZLING SUMMER SAVINGS EVENT! 20X22 $4,188. 25X24 $4,598. 30X36 $6,876. 32X44$8,700. 40X52 $12,990. 47X70 $17,100. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca
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
PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 34 Years Exp. Free Estimates.
Call: Rick (604) 202-5184
STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
ASPHALT PAVING • Brick Driveways • Retaining Walls • Foundation Repairs • Sealcoating 604-618-2304
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com
your unwanted items in bcclassified.com 604-575-5555
10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005
JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT!
• Furniture • Appliances • Electronics • Junk/Rubbish • Construction Debris • Drywall • Yard Waste • Concrete • Everything Else! **Estate Clean-Up Specialists**
Certified, Insured & Bonded
EXCAVATING - DRAIN TILE Old Garage, Carport, House, Pool, Repair Main Waterline, Break Concrete & Removal Free Estimates!
Journeyman Call 604-345-0899
• Hot water tanks • Furnaces • Broilers • Plugged Drains 778-862-0560
#1 RATES & SERVICES Plumbing/Heating/Gas Local/Lic/Ins/Bonded 604-805-2488
Central Creek Construction Complete Renovations. Specialize in Kitchens & Baths. Seniors Discount 10% off . BBB / WCB 604-773-7811
RELIABLE & AFFORDABLE
CRESCENT Plumbing & Heating Licensed Residential 24hr. Service
•Licensed •Insured •WCB
Hauling Anything.. But Dead Bodies!! 20 YARD BINS AVAILABLE We Load or You Load !
604.220.JUNK(5865) Serving Metro Vancouver Since 1988
Bulldog Disposal Co. Home & Yard Clean Ups
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING
Residential / Commercial
SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
Free Estimates ~ 7 Days/Wk
Call Ian 604-724-6373
STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
No Job Too Small Call Tony 604-834-2597
6985 Walker Ave Bright large 1br for rent fully reno, available immediately very clean quite building.
REAL ESTATE 612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE PIZZA & DONAIR RESTAURANT FOR SALE. Near Douglas College. Call JB 604-314-1761
FOR SALE BY OWNER
Price reduced $670,000 Custom home in O.K. Center. Semi lakeshore, steps to OK lake, 4bdrm, 2.5ba, 2950 sq.ft, kitchen w/center island & walk-in pantry, master bdrm, 5pc ensuite, air, 3 fp, attached double grg. 250-766-2970
2002 OLDS SILHOUETTE, every option, DVD, like new. Low kms. Private. $4800 obo. 778-565-4334
BLAKELY & COMPANY LAW CORPORATION
NEW WEST. 828 Royal Ave. 2 Bdrms, 2 bthrms, 1 secured prkg. $1500/mo. Avail now. TJ @ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS
PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1097/mo - $1199/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
WANTED TO RENT
Burnaby. Wanted Room & board. $750/mo. As soon as possible. Female x nurse. (604)421-4084
CARS - DOMESTIC
DISPOSAL BINS By Recycle-it 6 - 50 Yard Bins
Starting from $199.00
. Expert Power Washing. Gutters cleaned & repaired. www.expertpowerwashing. Mike, 604-961-1280 MIKE 604-961-1280
FULL BATHROOM RENOVATIONS Deck & bsmt development, painting All interior jobs. Call Les @ 778-688-5739 or 604-930-4956
IMPACT PRESSURE WASHING - Gutter, Windows, Full Houses.
Excellent Rates. (604)780-4604
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
MOVING & STORAGE
10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-roofing, New Roof Gutters.
GET THE BEST
FOR YOUR MOVING
Delivery & Pick-Up Included Residential & Commercial Service • Green Waste • Construction Debris • Renovations • House Clean Outs
Call: 778-773-3737 Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
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
604-537-4140 329 PAINTING & DECORATING www.paintspecial.com Running this ad for 8yrs
3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.
• DIFFICULTY SELLING? •
Difﬁculty Making Payments? No Equity? Penalty? Expired Listing? We Buy Homes! No Fees! No Risk! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
From 1, 3, 5, 7 & 10 Ton Trucks Licensed ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free Estimate/Senior Discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos
PATTAR ROOFING LTD. All types of Roofing. Over 35 years in business. 604.588.0833
Mainland Rooﬁng Ltd. 25 yrs in rooﬁng industry
Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626
German Shepherd pups, vet check, 1st shots, own both parents, father reg., gd tempered, farm & family raised in country, make a good guard dog and family pet. $800. 604-796-3026, no sunday calls
ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)
FLEETWOOD WASTE Bin Rentals 10-30 Yards. Call Ken at 604-294-1393
329 PAINTING & DECORATING CALL
604-595-4970 Rated best painting & moulding company (2010 & 2012) by consumers.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org BURNABY - Wynyard Apt. Large 1/bdrms avail. Metrotown area. Rents range $909 - $945. incl heat, HW, basic cable, parking & storage. Ask for Lynnda (604)677-7375
MOVE IN TODAY!!! CALL ANYTIME TO VIEW
PATRICK’S RUBBISH REMOVAL *Landscape *Trimming *Yard Clean *Const. Clean. *ANYTHING!!! 1 Ton Truck. Call Patrick for Prompt Quality Service @ 604-808-1652.
1 & 2 Bdrm Suites Centrally Located, 1/2 blk-Metrotown Mall Full time caretaker.
CLEAN SPACIOUS SUITES
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
778-788-1867 P/B blue males Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN $1000 604-308-5665 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
Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.
Call (604) 931-2670
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 542
FRUIT & VEGETABLES
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
604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.
Ask me why $3900 is a steal for this 2000 Buick Park Avenue Ultra (automatic). 604-255-0362
Also; Spectacular 3 Acre Parcel at $390,000
FACTORY DIRECT WHOLESALE CSA Certified Modular Homes, Manufactured/Mobile Homes and Park Model Homes. We ship throughout Western Canada. Visit us online @ www.hbmodular.com or 877-976-3737
Experienced Mover w/affordable rates, STARTING AT $40/HR 24/7 - Licensed & Insured. ** Seniors Discounts ** fortiermoving.ca
PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS
~ FINANCING AVAILABLE ~
NEW WEST 621 COLBURNE St. Avail now or Sept 1. 1 Bdrm, newly reno’d, very quiet. Starting at $735 No pets. 1 Blk to Canada Games & Queens park. Call: 604-454-4540
TRUCKS & VANS
Jason 604-472-9017 ext 14 or call cell:1-250-515-5151
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
#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
CENTRAL MAPLE RIDGE completely renovated 3 bdrm 2 bath upper level house Huge private backyard, No thru road, pets welcome. Laundry room, large parking area, cls to ament & hwy access. Sept 1. $1550/mo.
ALTO CONN SAX $495. Tenor Sax $495. 604-859-5925
HOT TUBS NO PROB!
100% Heating & Plumbing 24/7
263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE
mikes hauling 604-516-9237
AUTO CREDIT - Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply at: uapplyudrive.CA or Call toll free 1.877.680.1231
DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
1988 ITASCA 37’ M/H. 454 engine. 40,000 miles. All running gear in exc cond. Attractively remodeled interior. 2 extra batteries installed. New tires. $8,400. (1)604-744-1741
www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
RE: THE ESTATE OF KERTTU KAARINA ESTAMA ALSO KNOWN AS KERTTU KAARIN ESTAMA ALSO KNOWN AS KERTTU ESTAMA ALSO KNOWN AS KERTTU K ESTAMA ALSO KNOWN AS K K ESTAMA FORMERLY OF 214-3462 KALYK AVENUE, BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Creditors and others having claims against the estate of KERTTU KAARINA ESTAMA aka KERTTU KAARIN ESTAMA aka KERTTU ESTAMA aka KERTTU K ESTAMA aka K K ESTAMA are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Administrator, KARA DULCINE WHITLOCK, c/o her solicitors, Blakely & Company Law Corporation, at P.O. Box 357, Armstrong, B.C., V0E 1B0, on or before September 20, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.
A24 NewsLeader Wednesday, August 28, 2013
VOTED BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT 8 YEARS IN A ROW
1 PLACE 2012
UED EXCELLENCE N TI N O C F O S R A E 14 Y HVIR BAINS! WITH OWNER, LAK
Mon. to Fri. Valid until S 11:30 am - 2:30 pm. Plu eptember 5, 2013. Both lo s tax. cations.
Alu Mater Samosa Alu Tikka Bhajia Paneer Pakora Fish Pakora Chicken Pakora
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Lamb Curry Rogan Josh Lamb Vindaloo Bhuna Gosht Lamb Palak Lamb Shahi Korma Lamb Makhani
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Plain Basmati Rice Vegetable Biryani Chicken Biryani Beef Biryani Lamb Biryani Prawn Biryani
All of the above dishes are served with chutney
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Mater Paneer Kofta Curry Saag Paneer Saag Alu Chana Masala Chana Saag Vegetable Curry Eggplant Bhartha Gobi Alu Paneer Shahi Korma Vegetable Korma Malai Kofta Dal Turka/Dal Makhni Ask for mild, medium or hot
Chicken Specialties All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Chicken Curry Chicken Vindaloo Chicken Tikka Masala Chicken Palak Chicken Josh Chicken Malai Butter Chicken Chicken Korma Chilli Chicken
Ask for mild, medium or hot
Tandoori Roti Naan Garlic Naan Vegetable Naan Chicken Naan Paratha Alu-Paratha Shahi Kulcha
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Beef Curry Beef Vindaloo Beef Madrasi Beef Palak Beef Bhuna
Seafood Specialties Accompaniments
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Fish Masala Fish Vindaloo Fish Curry Prawns Masala Prawn Vindaloo Prawn Malai
Papadam Mango Chutney Spicy mixed pickles Dahi Raita Garden Fresh Salad
All Dishes Cooked with Ginger & Garlic Chicken Tandoori Half Seekh Kabob Chicken Tikka Lamb Tikka Indian Star Special Dinner
Rasmalai Galab Jamun Mango Ice-Cream Kheer
Ask for mild, medium or hot
G CATERIN NOW LE AVAILAB
Namaste Indian Star Restaurant Tel: 778-216-1055 Fax: 778-216-1052
2883 SHAUGHNESSY STREET, PORT COQUITLAM www.indianstarrestaurant.ca
Tel: 604-516-0649 Fax: 604-515-0639
420-6TH ST, NEW WESTMINSTER www.indianstarrestaurant.com
CATERING NOW AVAILABLE Open : Mon-Thurs 11:30am-10pm Fri & Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, CLOSED Sunday
Open : Mon-Sat 11:30am-9pm, Sunday 3pm-9pm • Buffet Open Mon-Sat
Buy 1 dish, get 2nd dish
Dine in only. Expires September 15, 2013. 2nd dish must be of equal or lesser value. Valid both locations
With the purchase of $50 or more Take out only. Expires September 15, 2013. Valid both locations
FULLY LICENSED • EAT IN • TAKE-OUT • DELIVERY • OPEN MON-SAT • NEW INDIAN BOMBAY BISTRO COMING TO BURNABY SOON! SERVERS NEEDED!
Published on Aug 28, 2013