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Mother ‘appalled’ by investigation delay NWPD expect to file report soon about accident that killed Australian woman Grant Granger
The mother of an Australian woman killed at a Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue crosswalk in March is appalled the investigation by New Westminster police is taking so long. In an email to the NewsLeader from her home in Perth, Margaret Snowball said the NWPD has
had ample time to investigate the mistakes are made. accident. Her 25-year-old daughter “The New Westminster Police Gemma was struck by a vehicle late empathize with the mother of in the evening of March 11 Ms. Snowball, the loss of a shortly after she completed child is something that no her shift working the deli parent should ever have to go counter of the Royal City through,” said the statement. Centre Safeway. “In this case, the NWPD New Westminster police Traffic Section and said in a statement a report the Collision Analysis GEMMA SNOWBALL Reconstruction Team have is expected to be submitted to Crown counsel soon. been working diligently on The NWPD said collision this investigation which is close to investigations can be very technical being concluded. We anticipate and they want to make sure no submitting a report to Crown
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Douglas College’s student newspaper, The Other Press, issued an apology to the New Westminster Police Department after publishing a fictional ‘humour’ article about the NWPD accidentally distributing illegal drugs as Halloween candy to children. The article entitled ‘New Westminster police under investigation,’ was written by staff writer Aidan Mouellic. It was run on a full page in the Nov. 5 edition with a large photo illustration and a ‘Humour’ label at the top right corner of the page. The fake story said the NWPD was continuing its annual tradition of handing out candy on Halloween from its Columbia Street headquarters, but this year “a few hundred children received grape-flavoured LSD lollipops.” It went on to describe how local schools and hospitals reported dozens of children showing up experiencing the psychedelic effects of the drug. see THE OTHER, A3
A2 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
WEST END RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 7:00 pm Unity In Action church, 1630 Edinburgh St, at 17th Street Agenda: • Housebuilders using public property as storage. • See Click Fix residents experiences with this City cell phone app. • Nomination of W.E.R.A. representative to Neighbourhood Traffic Advisory Committee.
COUNCIL MEETINGS Monday, November 25 6:00 pm Public Hearing Council Chamber 6:30 pm Regular Meeting Council Chamber Please note that council meetings are now video streamed online at www.newwestcity.ca.
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Following the parade, spectators are encouraged to take part in a range of family-friendly activities taking place in the Downtown business district. Participants include the Fraser River Discovery Centre, Shops at New West and the River Market. Free parking will be available all day at the Front Street parkade for parade goers.
CENTURY HOUSE REBRANDING LAUNCH Wednesday, November 27, 2013 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Century House, 620 Eighth Street Show your support by coming out to a reception to officially launch Century House Association’s new brand - Go! Get! Give! RSVP by calling 604-519-1066. Find out more about the rebranding process by visiting www.centuryhouseassociation.com.
GLENBROOKE NORTH RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION MEETING Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:00 pm Plaskett Room, upstairs in the New Westminster Public Library at 716 Sixth Street Agenda: • GN resident Deanna Tan Francoeur to speak about purchasing playground equipment for new Qayqayt Elementary school and about the “My Health My Community” survey. • GN resident Anna Del Monte to present her plans for a two car garage with loft at 901 Second Street. • Community Bus Shuttles: The C3 & C4, are they serving your needs? • Volunteer opportunities with the City • GN resident Derrick Thornhill will speak on oil tanks and knob & tube wiring and the New Westminster Fire Department will cover other hidden horrors that a homeowner may have.
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IRVING HOUSE REOPENS IN TIME FOR VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS Following two months of work, Irving House has re-opened just in time for our annual Victorian Christmas celebrations. A new geothermal heating and cooling system has been installed to care for our City’s oldest home. Enjoy a warm and comfortable tour of Irving House, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. From November 22nd through December 29th the house will be decked out with Christmas grandeur for the whole family to enjoy. Be sure to inquire into our Victorian Christmas teas being held on December 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th. For information call Irving House at 604-527-4640 or email email@example.com.
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Hyack ‘board’ adds three directors
senior management felt its representation of the force was inaccurate and unfair. “Like anyone else, NWPD members do have a sense of humour, however, it does not extend to off-colour jokes about children ingesting illegal drugs. Furthermore, it was felt there was significant possibility the article could be misinterpreted by members of the public as being factual in nature,” said the statement which credited Douglas College and the newspaper with remedying the situation after they were contacted. “The NWPD are appreciative of the timely manner in which this issue was dealt with and consider the matter now closed.”
Although its ability to operate is being questioned and investigated, the Hyack Festival Association board has appointed three new directors. Earlier this month, the board elected Don Swindells, Brenda Adam and David MacGrotty to fill some of the vacancies created when five directors resigned Oct. 22 prior to a special general membership meeting that evening. In the afternoon, following the resignations, Hyack president Gavin Palmer announced the evening meeting had been cancelled. In the meantime four new directors were appointed. (One of the new directors, Ken McIntosh, resigned a few days later because of a conflict of interest for his wife, Coun. Betty McIntosh.) But the dissenting directors said the board did not have the authority to cancel it, and about 25 members held the special meeting anyway. That resulted in Palmer, treasurer Gloria Munro and vice-president Alan Wardle being ousted from the board and the faction declaring the board no longer had enough to form a quorum. Palmer, however, contended the special meeting was illegal and said the new board was within its rights to continue operating Hyack. “We now have a board of loyal, respected and dedicated professionals whose collective mandate is to stabilize and energize the Hyack Festival Association,” said Palmer in a press release. “Having survived an attempted hostile takeover by dissident board members with suspect agendas, we opted for a blended board of persons with significant past experience and those who offer fresh ideas.” Hyack, however, has come under fire from city council, which pulled its annual funding. In addition, council requested Hyack turn over its financial records for the past 12 months to an independent auditor and asked the registrar of the B.C. Society Act to investigate the board and society to determine if proper procedures were followed.
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“At the moment Gemma’s family is in limbo—we do not have the full details of how and why she died—we know the basics but that is all. As Gemma’s mother I need to know the full facts on how this happened before I can even try to come to terms with her death. Gemma’s Canadian family and friends need to know also.” Margaret pointed out her daughter’s organs were donated to give life to people in her adopted country and wondered if the case is not being given the attention it deserves because Gemma was not a Canadian citizen. “Here in Western Australia we see drivers charged within a week and it is frustrating to see the length of time that it is taking in Canada.” If there is a court case, Margaret said she intends to return to Canada because she has a need to hear the full circumstances surrounding her daughter’s “unnecessary death.” “Gemma was, and still is, loved and missed by so many people,” she said. Gordon Harder, a Safeway customer service representative, worked with Gemma and was part of an employee drive to raise money to help the family defray expenses for
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Margaret Snowball is comforted by her husband Graham Hudson at a public memorial at the Queen’s Park bandshell in March.
coming to Gemma’s funeral. “I can understand for Margaret where she’s coming from, she’d like to have some closure,” said Harder. “Somebody lost their life, I’m sure people would like to know [why].” He said $2,500 in funds were sent
to Margaret which she donated to the organ donation unit at a hospital in her community. A similar donation was made to Royal Columbian Hospital where Gemma was taken following the accident and later died after she was taken off life support.
The Other Press issues apology to police caused alarm in or It even quoted a fictional misled in any way.” principal of an actual New Gibb said it pained NWPD statement Westminster school saying, The NWPD are appreciative of the timely the newspaper to “Too many children showed manner in which this issue was dealt with learn something up tripping balls! I thought and consider the matter now closed. it was responsible it was a prank at first, but for had negative when one child thought that and that is unacceptable,” wrote repercussions. a unicorn really was about to Gibb. “Our mission is to inform and stab him … that’s when I called “Neither the writer nor the entertain, but never to mislead. 911.” newspaper itself had intended We recognize our mistake and On Nov. 14, Other Press for the story to be taken for a will be more diligent than ever to editor-in-chief Jacey Gibb real-life event, but our intentions ensure that future articles, both released an apology to the are irrelevant. The article humour-based and otherwise, NWPD and the general public has had a negative effect on are fair representations of the as well as deleting the article the New Westminster Police quality we would like to uphold from its website. Department’s image and we at the newspaper.” “While the article was never hope that this apology may A statement from the NWPD meant to be interpreted as real reach those of you affected said while the article, which reporting, it has come to our by this so the misinformation came to the department’s attention that the piece was can be corrected. We are also attention on Nov. 12, seen by several parties as actual sorry to any members of the appeared to be an attempt happenings in our community community that we may have at humour, the department’s
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MCBRIDE-SAPPERTON RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION MEETING Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:00 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church, 403 East Columbia St.
Agenda: • Sapperton District Energy System Proposal presented by the City
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This volunteer opportunity allows citizens to contribute their expertise, experience and ideas in relation to important community issues. Committees are created by the Mayor and Council to consider information concerning specific issues which would otherwise absorb the time and attention of Council. By fulfilling this role, committees enable Council to perform legislative functions more effectively and efficiently. A committee must therefore operate in accordance with the specific mandate and terms of reference or bylaw approved by Council. The Local Government Act provides that all proceedings of a committee are subject to approval of Council (except if certain powers are delegated by bylaw). If you wish to be considered for appointment or be re-appointed, please submit your application with a brief personal resume of your background. You may apply online or download an application form at www.newwestcity.ca. Drop-off or Mail: City Clerk Legislative Services Department City Hall 511 Royal Avenue New Westminster, BC V3L 1M9 Fax: 604-527-4594 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For further information, please contact the Legislative Services Department at 604-527-4523 or by email at email@example.com. Applications must be received by the Legislative Services Department no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, November 22, 2013.
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MPs step into the fight to save Thrifty Foods New Westminster MPs Peter Julian and Fin Donnelly have written a joint letter to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking it to explain what it will do to ensure Sapperton residents don’t experience any loss of service because Sobeys is being forced to sell its Thrifty Foods store. The bureau ordered Sobeys to divest itself of 23 stores across Canada, including the Sapperton outlet, after the company purchased Safeway’s Canadian operations for $5.8 billion. The order was made to preserve competition in the markets across Canada, said the bureau. With the deal, Sobeys is acquiring three Safeway stores in New Westminster as well as another nearby located at the Lougheed Town Centre in Burnaby. The Oct. 22 announcement sparked much opposition to Sapperton’s potential loss of its biggest grocery store. Julian and Donnelly said many residents have expressed deep frustration and disappointment about the sale. “The Thrifty Foods
Sapperton location is an important resource for local residents and contributes to the building of a walkable community – something local residents and the City of New Westminster have been working hard to achieve,” wrote the NDP MPs. “Have you considered the service impact and contribution of Thrifty Foods to the community in your analysis? As an employer of over 100 Sapperton residents, Thrifty’s is an important job base and has played a significant role in the community by supporting local endeavors such as seniors programs and neighbourhood cleaning efforts. Were these facts considered prior to your decision? How would they be addressed in any proposed divestiture? Given the fact that Thrifty Foods is alone in its immediate geography and that they are seen as a significant community partner in Sapperton, what factors lead you to the decision to require divestiture of this location?” City council has also sent a letter of concern to the bureau.
Open house on new energy system A proposed low-cost energy system to serve Sapperton will be introduced to the community at an open house next Thursday. The City of New Westminster is exploring the possibility of introducing the system in conjunction with the redevelopment of the Royal Columbian Hospital. Locating the energy centre at RCH or in the Braid industrial area are being considered. The renewable energy options being considered are a system where heat is extracted from Metro Vancouver’s nearby main sewer line, and wood chip combustion that would utilize filters to reduce emissions to very low levels. The latter is being considered only for the Braid site. The open house will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church’s upper hall at 403 E. Columbia St., on Nov. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. More information is available on the city’s website, newwestcity.ca, or by contacting senior planner Mark Allison at 604-527-4653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The massive cuts to BC Ferries routes, to take effect in April, would likely be a little bit easier to swallow if the BC Ferries board had done the right thing and cut the exorbitant wages and bonuses given to senior management. As it is, the board instituted a two-year wage freeze and rolled the bonuses into the regular salaries paid to executives. A small portion will be held back, to be earned if performance targets are met. This is such an obvious shell game. These top people will continue to get the same high salaries they get today. BC Ferries CEO Mike Corrigan makes $563,000. His counterpart on the similar-sized Washington state ferry system makes $166,000. BC Ferries is going through a massive exercise to save about $19 million. There is no question there is a need to reduce some services on lightly-travelled routes. Asking seniors aged 65 and over to pay 50 per cent of the passenger fare Mondays through Thursdays is not a major imposition. Most seniors who live in coastal communities have enough disposable income to make the occasional ferry trip, and they will still be getting a substantial discount over every other traveller. But had the BC Ferries board made some substantial cuts to the wages of its top managers, money would be saved without a single sailing being cut. The real challenge that the provincial government faces is rooting out the members of the boards who run its Crown corporations, and in the case of BC Ferries, a private corporation owned 100 per cent by the province. It needs board members ready to challenge the CEOs and top managers they are supposed to be keeping watch on. It needs board members who will look out for taxpayers and consumers. Then the public will be much better served. —Langley Times/Black Press
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On deeds, reads and changing needs GOOD DEEDS: Vilma Del Mundo is the office assistant at Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church, on Sixth Avenue near 12th Street. Luckily, she didn’t lose any family members back in the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan struck earlier this month—though her fatherin-law’s farm in the south did sustain some damage. Still, Vilma and some other moms wanted to do what they could to help out, and decided to make cookies to sell as a fundraiser, with a modest goal of $200. And so last Monday they were at the grocery store stocking up on flour, eggs, butter and brown sugar. A couple people in the cashier lineup commented “that’s a lot of baking you’re doing there,” so Vilma and her friends explained their little fundraiser. When the cashier hit the total, about $90, a man in the lineup stepped forward and held up a hand as they were reaching for their wallets. “I’ve got this,” he said. Later, they baked more than 50 dozen cookies—enough to make Vilma’s arms ache from rolling
Chris Bryan dough for chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookies. Last weekend, they sold cookies outside a school in Coquitlam and had nothing left before the morning was out. In the end, they ended up raising almost $800, not bad for a few moms who wanted to help out a little. “We saw each other this morning when we dropped off our kids and we were all in tears,” Vilma told me on Monday. “It was like, this is so good.” GOOD READS: Another good thing is all the fantastic books on the history of New Westminster. One of my favourites is Jim Wolf’s Royal City: A Photographic History of New Westminster, 1858-1960 (published in 2005) for its elegant layout, fantastic photographs well played and judicious use of intriguing quotations from newspaper articles throughout
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the years. But one that I’ll be reading in coming weeks is a new book from Evelyn Benson. A Century in a Small Town: One Family’s Stories is a perfect addition to the ever-growing body of works chronicling Royal City history. From what I’ve read of it so far, it seems a wonderful combination of first-person memoir, family history and civic history. Benson’s father Lewis Sangster served many years on city council and was New West’s mayor from 1949-50, and was known as a great storyteller. It appears the apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree, as Benson’s stories have the mark of a real raconteur. The book is broken into many short stories, and packed with anecdotes. For anyone in your family interested in New West history—particularly those bathroom readers out there—this could be a great stocking stuffer. CHANGING NEEDS: Speaking of stuffed, that’s what a new rental tower eyed for the empty lot next to New Westminster SkyTrain station sounds like. Degelder built the three towers next door and now wants to build this one.
When I put the headline for the story on our website, I had to shake my head. Forty stories? 500 rental units? One building? As one letter aptly put it, sounds like a ghetto in the making. Or a human filing cabinet, as a commenter on our website stated. Don’t get me wrong—even though more than half the housing in this city is rental, there’s room for more— particularly high-quality, new rental as the rest is aging fast. But a building with 500 units that are either one bedroom or smaller is out of whack. One can almost imagine one quarter of the building turning over every couple of months. Luckily, city council told Degelder to go back to the drawing board. As Coun. Jonathan Coté said to me recently, “we’re building a neighbourhood, we’re building a community.” Years ago, when no one wanted to build in New Westminster, city council bent over backwards for developers. Thankfully, times have changed. firstname.lastname@example.org
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500 small rental units a recipe for a ghetto Re: Company eyes 40-storey tower with 500 rental units (NewsLeader, Nov. 13) Kudos to city councillors Bill Harper, Betty McIntosh, Jaimie McEvoy and Jonathan Coté for their united strong response to the inadequate response by the developer of Plaza 88. I have been away travelling recently and was very surprised to return and see ground preparation begun for the fourth Plaza 88 tower, since I did not remember that the developer had received approval. Those of us who live on the Quay are enjoying the Plaza 88 shopping and services, but have many concerns about the three, and now potentially the fourth tower. The idea of building a huge and purely rental tower is contrary to the population trends and needs in New West. This city already has the highest percentage of low-income rental in the Lower Mainland. Yet as Coun. Coté pointed out, there is a need for larger, not smaller units. Even the planning department says what is needed is flexibility and not just a building that will sell today. These buildings, once built, are there for a long time. w A huge pure rental building with small suites is a long-term recipe for a ghetto. It is too much to expect that this developer has New West’s best interests at heart. So keep up the pressure, council members. Reg Nordman New Westminster
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A7
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A8 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITYPAGE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:00 pm Council Chamber, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B. C. V3L 1H9 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NUMBER 7645, 2013 Location: 41 and 175 Duncan Street, New Westminster (as shown on the map)
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:00 pm Council Chamber, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B. C. V3L 1H9 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NUMBER 7646, 2013 Location: 260 Twelfth Street, New Westminster (as shown on the map)
Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to: 1.
Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to rezone 260 Twelfth Street from Light Industrial Districts (M-1) to Public and Institutional Districts (Medium Rise) (P-2) in order to allow construction of a 32,850 square foot (3,051.8 square metres) place of worship and community hall to accommodate the Calvary Worship Centre. The sanctuary would accommodate up to 850 people on the main floor and 300 people in the balcony. A 4,270 square foot (396.9 square metre) community hall/gymnasium is located adjacent to the main floor sanctuary. The building would have floor space ratio of 0.93 and a site coverage of 62.7%. The applicant proposes to provide 96 parking spaces. The building has a height of 34.0 ft (10.4 m) with the peak of the spire at 54 ft (16.4 m). Queries: Development Services Department: Jim Hurst, 604-527-4588. Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws, supporting staff reports and relevant background documentation may be inspected at the Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, Monday to Friday inclusive (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm from Friday, November 8, 2013 to Monday November 25, 2013.
Establish the Comprehensive Development Districts (Duncan Street Townhouse)(CD-42) and Comprehensive Development Districts (Duncan Street Apartment)(CD-43) zoning schedules; and
2. To rezone 41 and 175 Duncan Street from Heavy Industrial Districts (M-2) to Comprehensive Development Districts (Duncan Street Townhouse) (CD-42), Comprehensive Development Districts (Duncan Street Apartment)(CD-43), Heavy Industrial Districts (M-2) and Park Districts (P-10). The applicants propose to develop 48 townhouse units, 425 apartment units, relocate the existing dyke to the perimeter of the site and construct a section of the Queensborough perimeter trail on the dyke. The dyke and trail would be dedicated to the City of New Westminster for park purposes. Queries: Development Services Department: Jim Hurst, 604-527-4588. Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws, supporting staff reports and relevant background documentation may be inspected at the Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, Monday to Friday inclusive (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm from Friday, November 8, 2013 to Monday November 25, 2013. Public Participation: All persons, who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw prior to the close of the Public Hearing.
Public Participation: All persons, who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw prior to the close of the Public Hearing.
Written submissions must be addressed to Mayor and Council, and submitted through one of the following methods:
Written submissions must be addressed to Mayor and Council, and submitted through one of the following methods:
Hard Copy: Legislative Services Department 511 Royal Avenue New Westminster BC V3L 1H9 Submissions received for the Public Hearing will be included in the public information package for Councilâ€™s consideration, which will be available on the City of New Westminster website (www.newwestcity.ca), with other associated information. No further information can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing.
Legislative Services Department 511 Royal Avenue New Westminster BC V3L 1H9 Submissions received for the Public Hearing will be included in the public information package for Councilâ€™s consideration, which will be available on the City of New Westminster website (www.newwestcity.ca), with other associated information. No further information can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Jan Gibson, Acting Corporate Officer This meeting will be broadcast over the internet and/or television.
Jan Gibson, Acting Corporate Officer This meeting will be broadcast over the internet and/or television.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A9
AirCare defenders hope for reprieve Vehicle testing program set to be scrapped next year Jeff Nagel Black Press
Metro Vancouver directors will again urge the provincial government to continue the AirCare program, which is slated to be dismantled at the end of next year. They voted at Thursday’s environment and parks committee meeting to draw up a new staff report that may offer up fresh ammunition for preserving the tailpipe emission testing stations that force heavily polluting vehicles to get fixed. “Whenever you go to a municipality or anyplace that doesn’t have AirCare you see vehicles with billowing smoke coming out, “ Pitt Meadows Mayor Deb Walters said. “You really see how protected we are in the Lower Mainland with AirCare.” Metro voted three years ago to support extending AirCare until at least 2020, but that was rejected last year by the
provincial government, which the B.C. Government and announced the program would Service Employees Union. be wound down at the end of Union spokesperson 2014. Stephanie Smith predicts a rise Vancouver Coun. Heather in pollution if the program is Deal, who chairs the committee, scrapped. said she strongly supports “We know light vehicles are maintaining AirCare because the largest contributor to smogmodern cars, despite much producing pollutants as well as improved pollution controls, ground-level ozone,” she said. can still have emission failures. Deb Walters, Pitt Meadows mayor As of 2010, the failure rate Whenever you go to a municipality or anyplace that doesn’t have AirCare you see vehicles at AirCare with billowing smoke coming out. was 22.3 per cent for pre1995 vehicles and 7.4 per A BCGEU-led report warns cent for 1995-2003 vehicles there could be significant (newer models are exempt backsliding as old smokefrom testing.) Owners of older belching vehicles are put back vehicles must pay $46 every two on the road and motorists years for testing but lower fees neglect their cars’ emission are expected in the final year of controls or even disable them to the program. improve performance. The provincial government AirCare is run by TransLink says air pollution from cars has but the $17.5-million annual declined as technology improves cost of running testing centres and the mandatory tests no is entirely borne by motorists longer provide the benefit they through fees, so killing the once did. Also campaigning program would not save to keep AIrCare – and its 110 TransLink or the government union jobs – are officials with any money.
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A10 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITYPAGE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:00 pm Council Chamber, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B. C. V3L 1H9 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NUMBER 7567, 2013 Location: 702 Salter Street, New Westminster (as shown on the map)
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:00 pm Council Chamber, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B. C. V3L 1H9 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NUMBER 7644, 2013 Location: 260 Salter Street, New Westminster (as shown on the map)
Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to rezone 702 Salter Street from Queensborough Neighbourhood Residential Dwelling Districts (RQ-1) to Queensborough Townhouse Districts (RT-3). The applicant proposes to construct 63 townhouse units and develop two residential units in the existing 1912 house. The project would have a density of 23 units per acre, a floor space ratio of 0.72 and a site coverage of 30%. A Heritage Revitalization Agreement would control the design of the house. Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to:
Queries: Development Services Department: Jim Hurst, 604-527-4588.
Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws, supporting staff reports and relevant background documentation may be inspected at the Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, Monday to Friday inclusive (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm from Friday, November 8, 2013 to Monday November 25, 2013.
To establish the Comprehensive Development Districts (260 Salter Street) (CD-51) zone, and
2. Rezone the property at 260 Salter Street from Cluster House Districts (RT-2F) to the new Comprehensive Development Districts (260 Salter Street) zone. The applicant proposes to construct 111 residential units in two four-storey buildings in the Port Royal Development. The project would have a density of 50 units per acre, a floor space ratio of 1.41 and the residential buildings have a site coverage of 34.5 %. Queries: Development Services Department: Jim Hurst, 604-527-4588. Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws, supporting staff reports and relevant background documentation may be inspected at the Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, Monday to Friday inclusive (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm from Friday, November 8, 2013 to Monday November 25, 2013. Public Participation: All persons, who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw prior to the close of the Public Hearing. Written submissions must be addressed to Mayor and Council, and submitted through one of the following methods: Email:
Hard Copy: Legislative Services Department 511 Royal Avenue New Westminster BC V3L 1H9
Public Participation: All persons, who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw prior to the close of the Public Hearing. Written submissions must be addressed to Mayor and Council, and submitted through one of the following methods: Email:
Hard Copy: Legislative Services Department 511 Royal Avenue New Westminster BC V3L 1H9 Submissions received for the Public Hearing will be included in the public information package for Councilâ€™s consideration, which will be available on the City of New Westminster website (www.newwestcity.ca), with other associated information. No further information can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Jan Gibson, Acting Corporate Officer This meeting will be broadcast over the internet and/or television.
Submissions received for the Public Hearing will be included in the public information package for Councilâ€™s consideration, which will be available on the City of New Westminster website (www.newwestcity.ca), with other associated information. No further information can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Jan Gibson, Acting Corporate Officer This meeting will be broadcast over the internet and/or television.
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Welcome to the NewsLeader’s Christmas Favourites feature! It’s time to start easing into the Christmas holiday season, a time to gather with friends, family, co-workers—and sometimes all three at the same time. The holiday season is when many of us brighten up the dark days of winter with music, colourful lights and decorations. And this time of year is also a time when great memories are created. Many of those memories often those involve the aroma and flavours of Christmas cooking. Whether you’re looking for something simple to take to an office function or something more involved for a home event, you’ll find some great ideas in these pages. Every year, I love to try something new to add to my holiday season cooking. Many local businesses and politicians submitted their favourite recipes and I’ll be sure to try a few out. (Someone has to do the testing!) Thank you all for taking the time to share them with us. You’ll find some great ideas in these pages for treats and main courses for your holiday fare. On a final note, as you start putting those Christmas lists together, I encourage you to strive to find those perfect gifts through a local retailer. Let’s support our community by making sure we all think local first when we’re out there shopping. And most importantly, please remember those less fortunate— drop donations to the food bank or give your spare change to the annual Kettle drive.
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h baking dish Lightly butter a 8x8- inc a large • Preheat oven to 325°F. dium mixing bowl and use me ts except sugar in a ien red ing dry all e bin • Com bine. Add dry ingredients to whisk to thoroughly com and sugar until blended. s egg t bea l, bow g xin mi • In another until blended. eggs and sugar and mix tachios. Stir to combine. and 1 cup of chopped pis s rrie just starting to turn • Fold in dried cranbe e for 30-35 minutes, until bak and h dis ing 4 bak ed • Pour in prepar to divide the biscotti into nutes. Use a sharp knife mi 5 for l Coo . wn e). bro golden 1/2- inch wid ce into 4 even slices (about til equal pieces. Cut each pie itional 15 minutes, or un add an e bak and et she ing bak a on es • Place biscotti slic ti crisp. t container. Yield: 16 biscot k to cool. Store in an airtigh rac e wir a on ti cot bis ce • Pla
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A19
HARMONY COURT ESTATE
From our home to your home...
• Flour • water • dry yea st • salt • vegetable oil • sugar • brown sugar • walnuts • cinnamon powder
Part 1 - Make hodduk dou gh • Place 1 cup of lukewarm water into a mixing bow l. • Add 2 tbsp white sugar, 2 tsp yeast, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, and • Add 2 cups of all purpo stir it well. se flour and mix it with a rice scoop, or by hand. • Let the dough rise. It sho uld sit with the lid closed at room temperature for • After an hour the dough 1 hr. will rise to double its siz e. Knead it to remove the bubbles in the dough. gas • Let it rise for another 1020 minutes. Part 2 - Make filling • Mix ½ cup brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon powder , and 2 tbsp chopped wa bowl. TIP: you could use lnuts in a mozzarella cheese for stu ffing or invent your own with your favourite ingred fillings ients! Part 3 - Let’s make hodd uk! • Knead the dough again to remove the gas bubble s. • Place and spread about ½ cup flour on your cuttin g board. • Put the dough on your cutting board and knead it. Make it into a lump, and into 8 equal-sized balls. cut it • Take 1 dough ball, flatt en it, put some filling in the centre of the dough, seal it to make a ball. and then • Repeat this 8 times to make 8 stuffed balls. TIP : Use some flour from the board to prevent your fi cutting ngers from sticking to the dough. • Heat up non-stick pan over medium heat and add some vegetable oil. • Place 1 ball on the pan and let it cook for 30 sec onds. • When the bottom of the dough ball is light golden brown, turn it over and the dough with a spatul press a to make a thin and wid e circle (about the size of • Let it cook about 1 minu a CD). te until the bottom is gol den brown. • Turn it over again and turn down the heat very low. • Place the lid on the pan and cook 1 more minute. The brown sugar filling will be melted to syrup! mixture • Serve hot!
Jane Shin, MLA Burnaby
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ts in A. dough. Let it rest for 1 • Combine all of Ingredien til you have a nice cookie un ll we e bin com and A • Add B to edges hour in fridge le log shape and taper the tions and roll onto a litt • Cut dough into 16 g por a half moon shape. • Shape the cookie into paper lined baking sheet den • Place onto parchment tes or until the edge is gol and bake for 10-12 minu • Place into a 350F oven l brown and delicious. chocolate and let on coo edges into melted milk dip n g the , icin h can wit you s if kie l • Let coo st all the coo colate has set. Then du parchment paper until cho sugar and enjoy!
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A21
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A22 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Have a safe and happy
Holiday Season Peter Julian, MP
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Burnaby-New Westminster 7615 6th Street Burnaby, BC V3N 3M6 604-775-5707 email@example.com www.peterjulian.ca
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A23
Wishing you a
Happy Holiday Season and a Healthy New Year
PECAN SHORTBREAD COO KIES Ingredients:
• 3/4 pound unsalted but ter, room temperature • 1 cup sugar • 1 tsp pure vanilla extrac t
• 1 tsp pure almond ext ract • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour • 1/4 tsp salt • 1 1/2 cups small diced pecans
• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. • In the bowl of an electr ic mixer fitted with a pad dle attachment, mix tog the butter and sugar un ether til they are just combined. Add the vanilla and alm extracts. In a medium bow ond l, sift together the flour and salt, then add them the butter/sugar mixture. to Add the pecans and mix on low speed until the dou starts to come together. gh Dump onto a surface du sted with flour and shape flat disk. Wrap in plastic into a and chill for 30 minutes . • Roll the dough 1/2-inch thick and cut into 2 1/2-in ch squares with a plain fluted cutter (or cut into or any shape you like). Place the cookies on an ungre baking sheet. ased • Bake for 20 to 25 minu tes, until the edges begin to brown. Allow to cool temperature and serve. to room
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A24 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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rees F (165 degrees C). • Preheat oven to 325 deg s, 2 tablespoons sugar and e graham cracker crumb bin com l bow m diu me a • In m pan. tom of a 9 inch spring for butter. Press into the bot wire rack to cool. a on ce Pla . tes nu mi n for 10 • Bake in preheated ove rees F (220 degrees C). • Preheat oven to 425 deg sugar, flour and eggnog; bine cream cheese, 1 cup com • In a food processor eg. Pour mixture into nd in eggs, rum and nutm process until smooth. Ble cooled crust. n for 10 minutes. ely • Bake in preheated ove until center of cake is bar bake for 45 minutes, or and m 250 fro e cak sen loo • Reduce heat to tely dia m the oven and imme fro ove Rem ch. tou the firm to rim. tely before removing the rim. Let cake cool comple Original recipe makes 1
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crumbs • 1 cup graham cracker ar sug • 2 tbsp white • 3 tbsp melted butter am cheese, • 3 (8 ounce) packages cre softened • 1 cup white sugar • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour • 3/4 cup eggnog • 2 eggs • 2 tbsp rum • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
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With OVER 25 SHOPS & SERVICES at Old Orchard Centre, you can enjoy a coffee...relax over lunch, go bowling AND find everything on your wish list this holiday season. From convenient services to groceries and gift items; from designer fragrances to cameras ... it’s all at OLD ORCHARD CENTRE! 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.................604-436-0143 Fen Lin Tailor .................................604-434-1617 Gala Café ....................................COMING SOON Ha Café ..........................................604-438-4818 Heng Sheng Financial Party Ltd. .604-737-9966 Jenny Craig ....................................604-435-6616 Kerrisdale Cameras ......................604-437-8551 Kingsway Computers ...................604-222-1000 Liquor Distribution Branch ..........604-660-5486
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 NewsLeader A25
ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUT S
This was a version of a wonderful recipe (if you like brussel sprouts, and maybe eve n if you don’t), brought home to us by my daughter-in-law Lia ne, when she and Sean came home for Christmas fro m London, England. Daugh ter Kelsey has kept up the tradition , and made a few revisio ns. • Wash, then trim ends of 1.5 – 2 pounds of brusse l sprouts. • Boil for 5 minutes, coo l, then cut each one in hal f. • Make dressing - Mix 4 cloves chopped garlic, 1/3 cup olive oil, 1/3 cup balsamic vin egar, juice of one half lem on, thyme, rosemary, and bas il, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp Dij on mustard. Toss brussel sprouts in dressing. • Place cut side up in roa ster pan, bake for 15 – 20 minutes, at 375 degrees Fahrenhei t. • Broil to finish, watching closely, until golden bro wn. • Remove from oven, pla ce in serving bowl or pla tter, sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Optional, sprink le with bacon bits. Great accompaniment to
traditional turkey dinner .
Kathy Corrigan, MLA Bu
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CHRISTMAS ORANGE COO KIES Ingredien ts:
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• 1/4 cup butter (softened ) • 2/3 cup granulated sug ar • 1 large egg • 2 tbsp orange juice • 2 tbsp finely grated ora nge rind
• 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 tsp baking soda • 1/4 tsp salt • 1/2 cup coconut
• Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl. • Beat in the egg, orange juice and rind – slowly mi x in flour, salt, baking sod coconut. a and • Drop by rounded teaspo onfuls 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. • Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for about 10 minutes until edges turn golden. • Let stand for one minu te before removing to wir e racks to cool.
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• In a small bowl, dissol ve yeast in warm milk. Let stand until creamy, about minutes. 10 • In a large bowl, combin e the yeast mixture with the egg, white sugar, sal and 2 cups bread flour; t, butter, beat well. Add the remain ing flour, 1/4 cup at a tim stirring well after each add e, ition. When the dough has begun to pull together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, and kne ad in the currants, raisin cherries, and citrus peel. s, dried Continue kneading until smooth, about 8 minutes • Lightly oil a large bow . l, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat wit Cover with a damp cloth h oil. and let rise in a warm pla ce until doubled in volum about 1 hour. e, • Lightly grease a cookie sheet. Deflate the dough and turn it out onto a ligh floured surface. Roll the tly marzipan into a rope and place it in the center of dough. Fold the dough ove the r to cover it; pinch the sea ms together to seal. Place loaf, seam side down, on the the prepared baking she et. Cover with a damp clo let rise until doubled in th and volume, about 40 minutes . Meanwhile, preheat ove 350 degrees F (175 degree n to s C). • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, the n reduce heat to 300 deg degrees C), and bake for rees F (150 a further 30 to 40 minutes , or until golden brown. loaf to cool on a wire rac Allow k. Dust the cooled loaf wit h confectioners’ sugar, and sprinkle with the cinnam o
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A28 NewsLeader Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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CHRISTMAS TIRAMISU Ingredients:
so (480ml) • 2 cups Italissima espres mouth (180 ml) • 1/3 cup sweet Italian ver lady finger i” ard • 40 Italissima “Savol cookies scarpone • 500g Italissima fresh ma cream cheese
• 5 eggs ml) • 5 tablespoons sugar (75 shaving for ate col cho • Bittersweet
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Metro will probe oil pipeline twinning risks Region echoes concerns on Kinder Morgan project
Walters was among the directors who were concerned the review could evolve into a major investment of Metro staff time Jeff Nagel and money. Black Press “I’m concerned a bit at the Metro Vancouver will embark scope of this,” she said. on its own research into the Abbotsford Mayor Bruce environmental risks from Banman, who sits on the Kinder Morgan’s proposal to committee but only has a vote on twin the Trans Mountain oil parks issues, also warned Metro pipeline even though some local could face “an extremely large politicians warn it may be a costly bill” for work that might already duplication of effort. be done by Environment Canada Metro’s environment and or the NEB. parks committee voted “It’s a duplication Thursday to echo Belcarra of other levels of Mayor Ralph Drew’s government,” Banman said. concerns about the project, “My fear is this is being particularly the potential used as a bit of a political for a spill into Burrard football to make more of BaNmaN Inlet. a political statement than Directors also voted anything else.” to have regional district staff Air quality and environment conduct a preliminary review of planning director Roger Kwan marine and air quality risks from said a detailed risk analysis isn’t the expected five-fold increase in possible until Kinder Morgan the number of tankers carrying files more specifics with the NEB. oil from the Burnaby terminal. Kwan said the aim will be to Kinder Morgan is expected by ensure Metro is well armed to year end to file its formal project influence or advise the NEB on application with the National issues that are a concern to the Energy Board (NEB) to build a regional district. second pipeline that would nearly Metro will also have to decide triple oil-moving capacity to whether or not to seek intervenor 890,000 barrels per day. status at the future Kinder Pitt Meadows Mayor Deb Morgan pipeline hearings.
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Bowen Island director Andrew Stone said one “huge” concern in the event of a spill is the “offgassing” of solvents used to dilute oil sands bitumen that could pose serious health risks and trigger large-scale evacuations of Vancouver and North Shore neighbourhoods. Drew, meanwhile, has exchanged a flurry of letters with Kinder Morgan officials and says he’s still not satisfied with their answers, particularly regarding the response to the 2007 spill from the Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby that released 250,000 litres of oil, some of which reached Burrard Inlet.
He says the cleanup response was slow and containment booms put on the water in the inlet failed to fully contain the escaped oil. Summer weather, daylight and the proximity of response vessels all made for ideal conditions, Drew said in an Oct. 31 letter to the company, “yet there was still a considerable amount of unrecovered fugitive oil that contaminated the beaches of Burrard Inlet.” Drew has also raised concern about tanker lights and noise, the size of the proposed new threeberth loading terminal, and the risk of earthquakes that could rupture the pipeline and trigger
a hard-to-contain land-to-sea spill, possibly in conjunction with a landslide near Burnaby Mountain. Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson a week earlier told a Vancouver business audience the risk of earthquakes is being studied closely but seismic reviews so far indicate Burnaby Mountain is “one of the most solid, secure rock bases in the Lower Mainland.” He also told reporters the steady improvements in leak detection, valve shutoff and other technologies that would come with a new $5.4-billion pipeline would actually reduce land-based spill risks. “It’s safe today, the overall infrastructure will be safer later,” Anderson said. While much focus is on the risk of tankers sailing through Burrard Inlet to and from the existing Burnaby terminal, Richmond Coun. Harold Steves said he wants Metro to keep a wary eye on the potential for Kinder Morgan to switch to an alternate oil terminal near the mouth of the Fraser River if opposition to more tankers sailing past Vancouver proves too fierce. twitter.com/jeffnagel
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Ferry bosses swap bonuses for higher pay New system of salary holdbacks ‘bait and switch’
controversial bonuses, the corporation announced Wednesday they’ve been eliminated retroactive to April 1, 2013. In their place is a new salary holdback system that raises the base salary of executives by the fouryear average of their recent bonuses. Part of the new higher base salary will be held back, starting next April, and be paid out only if performance targets are met.
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The corporation said a holdback plan for other managers wasn’t feasible so their base salaries will be raised by the four-year average of bonuses, which will no longer be paid. Hayes also announced a twoyear pay freeze for all executives and managers until 2016. “A two-year pay freeze is meaningless when you’re overpaying so dramatically,” said Canadian Taxpayers
Federation B.C. director Jordan Bateman, who pointed to the much lower salary of $165,943 paid to the CEO of Washington State’s ferry system. “I’d call this baby steps but that might be insulting to babies.” He said nothing has been done to address the real problem with bonuses or holdbacks – that they’re meaningless if the targets are too easy to achieve.
Call for nominations 2014 Vancity Board of Directors’ Election
The Nominations and Election Committee is seeking Vancity members to fill three director positions in the 2014 election. Each position is for a three-year term, commencing after the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Prospective candidates are strongly advised to attend an information session which will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Vancity Centre, 183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver. Please contact the Governance Department by no later than 12 noon, Tuesday, December 3, 2013 to register for this session. Prospective candidates are required to submit confirmation of their intention to run by no later than 12 noon on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter. Specific details about running for election can be found in the Candidates’ Package posted on our website, vancity.com. If you require a hard copy of this information, please contact the Governance Department at 604.877.7595.
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Sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas
winter wonderland of white lights in the farmhouse orchard, an enchanted path filled with giant ornaments made from natural material, and sound-reactive lights in the village bandstand that respond to the sounds of visitors. Several larger-than-life “ecosculptures” are also featured. These natural sculptures are decorated with lights and artisanmade decorations. New this year is a trio of giant eagles complete with hand-made instruments that visitors can play.
ing Crosby’s “I’ll be home for Christmas” is the quintessential Christmas song for me.
Recorded in 1943, it tells the story of a soldier overseas who wishes he could come home for the holidays. It pulls at the heart strings, with its longing for family and the simple joys of the season. There are so many sights, sounds and smells throughout the holidays that remind us of family traditions.
Lisa Codd The Burnaby Village Museum is the perfect place to revisit past memories, and create some new ones this Christmas season. The 10-acre heritage village is decorated with fragrant greens, twinkling lights, and vintage decorations. New this year is a network of radios featuring Christmas recordings from the 1920s to 1940s.
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Visitors can enjoy live entertainment daily, as well as the challenge of the Twelve Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt, complete with 12 drummers, a partridge in a pear tree, and
everything in between. Live theatre, music and children’s entertainment is featured before and after Christmas. Up until Dec. 23, children can
also visit Father Christmas, an old-fashioned Santa Claus. Every Sunday afternoon, the kitchen of the farmhouse is filled with the smells of holiday baking. The light display includes a
• Heritage Christmas opens on Saturday, Nov. 23. The village is open daily from noon to 4:30 p.m. until Dec. 13, and then from noon to 9 p.m. daily until January 3 (closed Dec. 24 & 25). Check the daily schedule at www. burnabyvillagemuseum.ca for a complete listing of entertainment, including times for Father Christmas. Admission to the museum is free, and carousel rides are $2.21. Lisa Codd is the curator at the Burnaby Village Museum.
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Hyack hoopsters tip off The New Westminster Hyacks senior girls high school basketball squad will tip off their 2013-14 season by playing an exhibition game against their alumni on Saturday at 1 p.m. They will play two more pre-season games at home next week against the Maple Ridge
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More Tales from the Street: Coronation Street actors Nick Cochrane (who played 4.32” X 6.5” Andy McDonald), ENTERTAINMENT Charles Lawson (Jim McDonald) and Steve Arnold (Ashley Peacock) meet and greet fans and talk about their experiences on and off the set of the worlds longest running soap opera. When: T h u r s d a y, N ov. 2 1 . W h e r e : Massey Theatre, New Westminster. Tickets and info: 604-521-5050.
Wild Winter Gala: Fundraiser for the Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C. featuring fine dining, live music, and a live and silent auction which includes art, vacations, balloon rides and wine collections. When: Saturday, Nov. 23, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Where: Riverway Golf Clubhouse, 9001 Bill Fox Way, Burnaby. Tickets: $125 each or $1,100 per table. Reserve: 604-526-2747 or gala@wildliferescue. ca. Scandinavian Craft Fair: Christmas craft fair sponsored by Purpurit Finnish Folk Dancers with over 30 vendors selling arts and crafts, baked goods, and Christmas goodies. Refreshments a n d S c a n d i n av i a n specialties available. Free admission. When: Sunday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Scandinavian Community Centre, 6 5 4 0 T h o m as St. , Burnaby.
Wo r k s h o p for Newcomers on Canadian Culture & Social Expectations: Conducted in English, Dari, and Pashto by MOSAIC, a non-profit dedicated to addressing settlement issues that affect immigrants and refugees. Free. When: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: MOSAIC Highgate Office, #3–7155 Kingsway, Burnaby. Register: 778861-4818.
U k ra i n i a n Pe ro g y Supper: When: Friday, Nov. 29, 5 to 8 p.m. (Perogy sales from 11a.m. to 3 p.m.) Where: Holy Eucharist Church Hall, 4th Ave. and 5th Street, New Westminster. Info: 604526-0988 or 604-5227711.
CHEZNOUS: Christmas With Elektra featuring Benjamin Britten’s centenary performance of Ceremony of Carols with harpist Heidi K nu t z e n a n d t h e Little Flower Academy Chamber C h o i r, under the direction of Morna Edmundson and Marizza Mislang. When: Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 p.m. Where: Queens Av e n u e United Church, 529 Queens Avenue, New Westminster. Tickets: available at Queens Avenue United Church or at the door. Info: 604-522-1606. Christmas Open House: Horse lovers will have the opportunity to meet the horses of Burnaby at an event hosted by volunteers from the Burnaby Horsemen’s Association. Featuring p o ny r i d e s , b a r n tours, horse demos, free manure for your garden, information about programs, and the facility in general. Bring cash for concession snacks, raffle and craft sale and well-heeled boots for pony rides. Free
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The Importance of Being Uncle Roscoe: The Vagabond Players present a comedy by Pat Cook, directed by Gina Gaudet. Father has been fired, and Christmas promises to be bleak. Uncle Roscoe, who the family hasn’t met, is due to arrive any day for a visit. Add in some gossipy neighbours, a couple of con men, some lively youngsters, a plasticperfect newswoman and hilarious case of mistaken identity, and all the ingredients are in place for a hilarious evening at the theatre. When: Dec. 4-21, Wednesday to Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. Where: Bernie Legge Theatre, Queens Park, New Westminster. Tickets: $15, Seniors/ Students $13, Two-forone previews Dec. 4-6. Reservations: 604-5210412 or reservations@ vagabondplayers.ca.
Off The Page: A writers group whose writer members wa n t t o i m p rove their speaking skills and whose speaker members are honing their writing skills. Inspire each other by giving speeches, readings of our own work, and workshops on writing. When and where: Every second Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m.; Nov. 30 and Dec. 14, Century House, 820 8th St. (Moody Park), N ew We s t m i n s t e r. Info: http://offthepage. toastmastersclubs.org/.
OngOing Parent-Child Mother Goose Classes: Join us to learn a repertoire of songs and stories to share with your child. Free, for caregivers and children 6 months to three years. When: Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m. Where: New Westminster Salvation Army. Info: 604-5225524.
Burnaby-New West Newcomers and Friends Club: Club welcomes women who are new to the area, as well as longtime residents. Meet women of all ages and cultures to make new friends. When: Dinner meeting the second Wednesday of each month plus various events including book club, craft group, social Saturdays, etc. Info: Jocelan Caldwell, 604520-3646.
N ew We s t m i n s t e r Family Place: Parents and grandparents of children under 5 can come to Lord Kelvin Elementary school for playtime, art, songs, stories and snacks. Have fun with your children, meet other parents and learn about other resources in the community. Where: In the green portable facing Seventh Avenue, 1010 Hamilton St. When: Thursdays and Fridays 9- 11 a.m. (Note - this program is closed when the school is closed). Sunday Afternoon Dances for 55+: Live music each week – come join us. When: Sundays, 12:45 – 3:45 p.m. Where: Century House, 620-Eighth St., N ew We s t m i n s t e r. Admission: $5 members and $6 nonmembers. Includes refreshments at intermission. Info: 604519-1066.
FUTURE SHOP – Correction Notice In the November 15 flyer, page 20, the Canon EOS T5i 18.0MP DSLR Camera And Lens Bundle (WebCode: 10268769) was incorrectly advertised. Please be advised the CORRECT bundle is the Canon EOS Rebel T5i 18.0MP DSLR Camera & Lens Bundle with Monopod & Bag (WebCode: 10274643) for $999.99, save $224. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers.
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family event, everyone welcome. When: Sunday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Burnaby Equestrian Centre, 9080 Avalon Ave., Burnaby (the east side of Burnaby Lake). Info: www. burnabyhorsemens association.com/ or burnabyhorsemens association@gmail. com.
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In the November 15 flyer, page 28, the Insignia 32" LED TV (WebCode: 10253221) was advertised with incorrect specs. Please be advised that this TV has only 2 HDMI ports NOT 3, as previously advertised. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers.
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BUSINESS SERVICES...................203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK ......................453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE...........503-587
Van Kam’s group of companies req. Highway linehaul owner operators based in our Surrey terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience/training.
REAL ESTATE ...............................603-696 RENTALS ......................................703-757 AUTOMOTIVE ..............................804-862 MARINE .......................................903-920
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Please submit your resume with cover letter by 5:00 pm Sunday December 1, 2013, to: Carly Ferguson, Publisher by email: email@example.com
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Black Press has an immediate opening for a digital sales specialist to monetize several highly successful online advertising platforms including LocalWork.ca. Main Duties: tContact prospective customers as directed by the Manager for a range of Black Press Digital advertising opportunities. Primary contact will be via telephone & e-mail. tMaintain contact and call volumes through a CRM system. tCreativity is an asset. Qualifications: tThe successful candidate will possess exceptional telephone marketing skills and will enjoy working in fast paced environment and have at least 2 years of direct selling experience. tThis is a full time position based in Langley, BC. Black Press Offers Competitive Compensation, Benefits & Opportunities For Career Development. tApply with resume to: Kristy O’Connor, Digital Sales Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Chilliwack Progress, a twice-weekly, awardwinning newspaper has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time sales consultant.
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Sales Specialist Digital Products
Sunday, November 24 11:00am-4:00pm
Advertising Sales Consultant
Only those of interest will be contacted. Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.
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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES
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Deliver newspapers (2x per week) on Wednesdays and Fridays in your area. Papers are dropped off at your home with the flyers pre-inserted!
BC’s largest High School Cafeteria Company with over 50 locations is now interviewing. Counter Attendants / Cashiers / Food Prep, 4-7 hour shift Monday to Friday during the school year at a high school near you.
Administrative Assistant for Construction Co. site trailer. Will require an organized person and accounting exp. suggested. Email resumes to:
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ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN .Flagpersons & Lane Closure Techs required. Must have reliable vehicle. Must be certified & experienced. Union wages & benefits. Fax resume 604-513-3661 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Veterinary Technician Req. F/T for Kensington Animal Hospital $19/hr. Aseptic handling and management of superficial and deep wounds, application of soft bandages. Sample collection transportation to lab. Professional handling & restraining animals for surgical aseptic scrubbing, injection, catheterization and other medical procedures. Completion of college program in Veterinary Sci req’d and several years of relevant exp. Contact: Sukhpinder email@example.com or Fax:604-299-8310 Location:6620 E. Hasting St. Burnaby BC V5B 1S2
YARD PERSON, F/T Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader, is seeking an energetic, aggressive, self starter for full time yard position. Must have a valid driver’s license, have a minimum grade 12 education. If you are interested in this exciting and unique opportunity. Please Fax or email resume Attn. Mike Fax: 604-599-5250 email:firstname.lastname@example.org email:email@example.com
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Zone Checker The Burnaby NewsLeader is looking for energetic and customer friendly individuals for its Circulation Department. The right candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to work with minimum supervision, and basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express. Duties include supervising 100+ youth carriers, recruiting and hiring new carriers, surveying old and new delivery areas, monitoring carrier performance, and following up on householder delivery concerns. A reliable vehicle is a must. A vulnerable sector criminal record check is also mandatory. This permanent part-time position is available immediately. Please forward your resumé to: Circulation Manager Burnaby New Westminster NewsLeader 7438 Fraser Park Drive Burnaby, BC V5J 5B9 firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. All emailed submissions will receive a reply for confirmation of receipt; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further.
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JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $32/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Fulltime permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at: hannachrylser.ca. Fax 403-8542845; Email: email@example.com.
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT Technicians required for work in Fort McMurray. If you are interested in a balanced schedule, competitive wages and benefits please send your resume to: email@example.com or fax to 1-780-986-7051.
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The Chilliwack Progress has an immediate opening for a full-time Advertising Manager, reporting to the Publisher. The successful candidate will lead a professional sales team with a strong mandate to grow both print and online revenue. They will strive to build a team that will be one of the best in the industry. This individual will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the advertising team, developing and managing new products and exceeding the department’s sales targets. The Advertising Manager will work closely with the Creative Services Manager to provide the best results for advertising clients. Developing relationships with community leaders and businesses is a must. Candidates considered for the position will be innovative and energetic and work well under pressure in a fast paced environment. They will be both creative and entrepreneurial in nature with a proven sales record. The position offers a great work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. The Chilliwack Progress, first published in 1891, is currently a twice-weekly award winning community newspaper. We are a part of Black Press, Canada’s largest independent print media company with newspapers in both Canada and the Untied States.
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Eglinton St - Gilpin St, Percival Av - Royal Oak Av Gilpin St - Cedarwood St, Chapple Cres - Rowan Av
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 287
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 560
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 242
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MOUNTAIN MOVERS- Your trusted choice for residential moving services. (778)378-6683
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
JOB SEARCH - MADE EASY
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
Running this ad for 8yrs
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.
Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.
Call (604) 931-2670
NEW WEST 621 COLBURNE St. Avail now. 1 Bdrm, newly reno’d, very quiet. Starting at $735/mo. No pets. 1 Blk to Canada Games & Queens park. Call: 604-454-4540
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HOMES FOR RENT
MAPLE RIDGE CENTRAL 2 Bdrm small Heritage house. Total new looks with brand new furnace with heat pump, air filtration & air cond, new wiring, plumbing, W/D, F/S window coverings, covered patio, fenced backyard w/playhouse & shed, gated. N/S, pet ok $1275. Ref’s a Must. 12219-227th St. Call: (604)467-4583 NEW WEST: nice house, 2 bdrms up with newly reno’d kitchen & nice big yard. Open plan 1 bdrm & bath down. Close to all amens. Avail now. $2250/mo. 604-365-0954 PITT MEADOWS, 3 bdrm house Nr bus & shops. $1250/mo. Avail now. (604)763-2808 PORT MOODY Glenayre. 3 Bdrms bright spac,1.5bath, lrg deck b/yard, Dec1. $2100 +utils. 604-817-1566.
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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2004 HONDA ACCORD EX 4 cyl 2.4 110,000 KM 4 Doors, Auto, Fully Loaded $7600 778-881-9999
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
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WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647
NEW WEST: Bachelor Ste, Dec. 1. Shrd bthrm. No Drugs. $485/mo inc heat & light. (604)780-0048
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
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CAIRN TERRIER Puppies. Home raised, Shots, dewormed. $450. 778-808-0570, 604-859-1724
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups from German Import. Black/Red, Sable, & Solid Black $800 604-856-8161. German Shorthaired Pointer Puppies, CKC, vet check, great family pets and hunting companions. Avail. Dec 24. $650. 604-703-5744
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Notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Anna Murray, also known as Anna Annette Murray and Annette Murray, Deceased, late of #1204 – 710 – 7th Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia, are hereby required to send particulars of their claims to the Executor at the following address: c/o McQuarrie Hunter LLP, Barristers & Solicitors Attention: ALLISON M. CATHERWOOD #1500 – 13450 102nd Avenue Surrey, B.C. V3T 5X3 before the 19th day of December, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the said estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to claims of which the Executor then has notice.
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Great Pyrenees pups, M/F, 1st shots, parents on site, ready Dec 6. $500/$700ea. (604)798-5069 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 P/B GERMAN ROTTWEILER Puppies. ready Dec. 1st. $1000/firm. (778)899-3326 TOY POODLE PUP 6 weeks old. Male, white with black markings $700. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602
ASPHALT PAVING • Brick Driveways • Retaining Walls • Foundation Repairs • Sealcoating 604-618-2304
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
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BURNABY: Metrotown - Lrg 2 bdrm g/l. full bath, F/P. N/S N/P. $950 inc util. 604-837-5795/604-451-5795
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Rooﬁng Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.
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566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE
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Call: Rick (604) 202-5184
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The purpose of the proposed Pest Management Plan (PMP) is to control vegetation, including noxious weeds and invasive plants, on ballast, rights-of-way, station grounds, yards, and around buildings, shops, material storage areas, crossings, and bridges using the principles of integrated pest management. The pest management methods proposed for use include hand removal and cutting, weed trimming, mowing, brush cutters, chainsaws, and the use of pesticides. The use of pesticides is intended within the area to which the PMP applies. The PMP applies to BNSF property within their New Westminster Subdivision, and is located in proximity to the communities of White Rock, Delta, Surrey, Vancouver and New Westminster. The common name and examples of trade names of the pesticides proposed for use under this plan include: aminopyralid (Milestone), chlorsulfuron (Telar), dicamba (Vanquish), diuron (Karmex DF), flumioxazin (Payload), glyphosate (Vantage XRT), imazapyr (Arsenal), metsulfuron methyl (Escort) and triclopyr (Garlon XRT). Application methods include: wick/wipe on applications, truck mounted shrouded spray boom, back pack/hand held sprayers, power hose and nozzle, squirt bottles and injection tools. The proposed duration of the PMP is from January 31, 2014 to January 31, 2019. A draft copy of the proposed PMP and maps of the proposed treatment areas may be examined in detail at: BNSF Railway, 400 Brunette Avenue, New Westminster, BC, or by contacting the Agent listed above. “A person wishing to contribute information about a proposed treatment site, relevant to the development of the pest management plan, may send copies of the information to the applicant (c/o SMC Consulting, Agent, at the address listed above), within 30 days of the publication of this notice”
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