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Graffiti: Is it art, a crime, or an addiction? Stefania Seccia
In the last five years, City of Burnaby sites have been the unwilling canvas for spray-painted graffiti more than 1,100 times. Several years ago, the city launched its mayor’s task force on graffiti to combat the issue on Burnaby streets. At the last council meeting, city council discussed classifying graffiti as an art form, and whether its done due to an addiction or predilection for tagging public and private property on city streets. Coun. Pietro Anne Kang Calendino, chair of the councillor mayor’s task force on graffiti, said despite the stark number of 836 graffiti incidents on private property from June 2007 to June 2013, and 1,147 on city properties in the same period, there’s been a lot of progress in the “graffiti war.” “We have an anti-graffiti coordinator
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pairing up with the RCMP with a graffiti constable, and the two make a formidable pair,” he said. “They’re doing a lot of things, going out into the community doing workshops. They’re actually going to parents’ houses of young offenders who have been either caught or indicated a problem.”
Calendino said they have been able to identify graffiti artists simply by their art style, while there’s not much they can do unless the person is caught in the act. But Calendino’s choice of words doesn’t sit well with Mayor Derek Corrigan. “I was with you up until the point you
started to refer to vandals as artists, but I can understand that there are some residuals in that regard,” he said to Calendino at the meeting Monday. “I’ve always taken the position that people who put paint on
SHOTS FIRED: ‘IT’S NOT A RANDOM EVENT’
Burnaby RCMP is investigating a drive-by shooting that took place Wednesday night on Canada Way.
Parts of Canada Way were closed Thursday morning as Burnaby RCMP investigated a shooting they say wasn’t random. Several shots were fired at a black BMW parked outside a Chinese restaurant on Canada Way near Sperling Avenue late Wednesday night, according to media reports. No one was in the car at the time of the shooting and no injuries have been reported. The BMW and a second vehicle, however, were both damaged by gunfire, and police are speaking with the owner of the BMW to determine the motive behind the shooting, the reports added. “It is a targeted event, and it’s not a random act,” Insp. Davy Lee told Global News. “The current situation is that we’re still interviewing all the owners of the vehicles and trying to make a determination as to what has occurred (Wednesday night).” – By Cayley Dobie, staff reporter
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t’s a grey Friday afternoon, and Caroline Woodhouse is working the aisles at the Dollar Tree on Hastings Street. Sporting a black apron and a name tag that reads: “CAROLINE - May I help you?” she stocks shelves, helps customers find things, and rings in purchases at the cash register. Caroline, 21, has an intellectual disability and describes herself as a slow learner. A couple of years ago, when she ON MY BEAT Jennifer Moreau was attending Alpha Secondary, she participated in a school program where students work for free in exchange for experience and new skills. Caroline did her work experience at the Dollar Tree in the Heights, and after high school she enrolled in Douglas College’s basic occupational education program. The program trains students with special needs to work in three areas: food services, electronics, and retail and business services. Caroline took the retail course and is now back at the Dollar Tree, but this time, she’s earning her own wage. When asked what she gets out of it, her reply is short and simple: “Money,” she says, with a laugh. “I like working here because of the stocking and interacting with customers, and (I) get to know new people,” she adds. Caroline works alongside three students with special needs, currently in Alpha’s work experience program. They work at the Dollar Tree three times a week for an hour-and-a-half, handling merchandise, answering customer questions and organizing the shelves. They learn how to use public transit to get to work
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Hard at work: Caroline Woodhouse stocks shelves at the Dollar Tree on Hastings Street. Woodhouse started at the Dollar Tree as a student in a work experience program at Alpha Secondary, but now she works there part time and earns a wage.
on their own. They improve their social skills, learn to take direction from others, and leave better prepared for a more independent life. Carleena Carmichael, one of Alpha’s special education assistants, floats around the aisles, keeping an eye on the students. She helps them with their own decision-making process but never coddles them. “The goal is for them to eventually be independent in the workplace,” Carmichael says. Alpha student Khalil Walji, the tallest and chattiest of the group, tells the NOW he enjoys his experience. “I like working here during the summer time so I can go to
my cousin’s wedding,” he says with a huge grin. Khalil wants to follow in Caroline’s footsteps and sign up for the Douglas College retail course after he graduates from Alpha. The Dollar Tree isn’t the only place the students work; they also do shifts at Shoppers Drug Mart and the Brentwood mall food court. While employers get free labour out of the work experience program and the students benefit enormously, Carmichael still struggles to find companies willing to take on the kids. “Most of the time they say no,” Carmichael says. “It’s really hard getting doors shut all the
time when you are trying to help the students.” Dollar Tree manager Daniela Schroyer says she does it because she loves helping people. “How else are people able to get experience if they are not allowed to learn?” she asks. Schroyer’s advice for other businesses considering the work experience program is to have patience with the kids. “I remember when I was younger, looking for a job, and I had no experience, so that’s why I do it,” she says. “Everybody deserves a chance.” For businesses interested in hosting students for work experience, contact Alpha Secondary at 604-664-8535.
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A Burnaby man is facing several charges after allegedly assaulting two women in September.
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Graffiti: An addiction? new or replacement signal controller cabinets, and five murals were put up throughout Burnaby in 2013. “Burnaby is becoming more and more beautiful, and our graffiti rate is going down,” she added. From June 2007 to June 2012, graffiti went down from 179 incidents on public utilities to 44. There were 72 incidents from June 2012 to June 2013, according to a staff report. Another concern was the resurgence of acid etching on glass panels as some local craft stores have begun stocking acid etching products on shelves. The city has encouraged these stores to once again lock up their products. “The Burnaby graffiti bylaw, unlike many others, allows the city and the RCMP to do enforcement based on the ‘balance of probabilities,’” according to a staff report. “New bylaw tickets have been created to facilitate the process and will be distributed to all Burnaby uniform police officers, making it easier to issue.” In the past year, some city-funded murals were vandalized, and authorities know who the culprit is. “I hope the police catch him and prosecute him to the full extent,” Corrigan said. “It’s embarrassing to anybody who likes to think of themselves as a graffiti artist, to have someone go out and vandalize a mural that was done by someone else.”
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other people’s property are vandals and not artists.” Corrigan noted people who create murals are artists and the city’s mural program has been successful. Burnaby will subsidize up to $3,500 for an approved mural in the community through its mural grant program. “We’ve been encouraging young artists to take part in art that enhances the buildings in our community, as opposed to people who are out there committing vandalism,” he added. But Coun. Anne Kang went one step further in the debate, as to whether graffiti is an art or an act of vandalism – she called it an addiction. “Vandalism is a type of addiction,” she said. “They get self-gratification from their own art. They like to admire their own art, they tag their own art. They Tweet them, they put them on Facebook. This type of addiction is serious and people don’t realize that. They think kids are just playing around and wanting to deface certain properties, but it is an addiction.” Kang said parents can check their children for signs of becoming a “graffiti vandal” if they have felt pens, spray paint or a scrapbook at home. Kang also noted that the city’s graffiti program has been successful, as 15 antigraffiti wraps were put on
ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS
PUBLIC HEARING The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2014 JANUARY 28 AT 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendments to “Burnaby Zoning Bylaw 1965”. 1) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1, 2014 – BYLAW NO. 13281 Rez. #13-38 5104, 5110, 5126, 5136, 5146, and 5156 McKee Street, 5110, 5111, 5120, 5125, 5130, 5135, 5140, 5146, 5155, 5156, 5166, 5171, 5176, 5186, and 5189 Ewart Street, 8087 Royal Oak Avenue, 5105, 5131, 5133, 5155, 5175, 5177, 5187, and 5189 Carson Street Lots A & B, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 72643; West Half Lot 2, East Half Lot 2, West Half Lot 3, East Half Lot 3, Blk 4, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 1882; Lots A & B, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD 76773; Lots A & B, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD 21634; Lots 98 & 99, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 65453; Lots 1 & 2, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 23317; West Half Lot 3, East Half Lot 3, East Half Lot 4, West Half Lot 4, Blk 6, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 1882; Lots 7 & 10, Blk 4, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 1882; Lot 5, Blk 6, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 1882; Lots 101 & 102, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Plan 67947; Strata Lots 1 & 2, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Strata Plan BCS332 together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the strata lot as shown on form V; Lot 8, Blk 6, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD 1882; Strata Lots 1 & 2, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Strata Plan LMS 2825 together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the strata lot as shown of form 1; Strata Lots 1 & 2, DL 158, Grp 1, NWD Strata Plan BCS2067 together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the strata lot as shown on form V. From: R4 and R9 Residential Districts To:
R12S Residential District
The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to respond to a neighbourhood request to rezone the subject properties in the area bounded by McGregor Avenue, Royal Oak Avenue, Carson Street and McKee Street from R4 and R9 Residential Districts to R12S Residential District. 2) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 2, 2014 – BYLAW NO. 13282 Rez. #12-26 7350 Edmonds Street and 7338 Kingsway Lot 1, DL 30, Grp 1, NWD Plan BCP566; Lot 228, DL’s 30 and 95, Grp 1, NWD Plan 64963 From: C3 General Commercial District and C4 Service Commercial District To:
CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM5‘s’ Multiple Family Residential District, C3 General Commercial District and the Edmonds Town Centre Plan guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Kingsway and Edmonds Street Project” prepared by IBI Grp)
The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a high-density, mixed-use, multi-family residential and commercial development at 7350 Edmonds Street and 7338 Kingsway. 3) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 3, 2014 – BYLAW NO. 13283 Rez. #13-17
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CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM5s Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Centre Development Plan as guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Proposed Multi-Family Residential Development Burnaby, B.C.” prepared by Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc.)
The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a 38-storey high-rise apartment tower with street fronting townhouses on Nelson Avenue and Dunblane Avenue, and with full underground parking. 4) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 4, 2014 – BYLAW NO. 13284 Rez. #13-36 6500 Hastings Street Parcel 2, DL 206, Grp 1, NWD Explanatory Plan 80168 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C2a General Commercial District) To:
Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C2a General Commercial District)
The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the development of a new Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) liquor store. All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Ofﬁce of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. Please note all submissions must contain name and address which will become a part of the public record. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the ofﬁces of the Planning Department, 3rd ﬂoor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Ofﬁce of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Wednesday, 2014 January 15 to Tuesday, 2014 January 28. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING M. Manuel CITY CLERK
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Council endorses new vision for Lougheed Stefania Seccia
Big changes are coming to Lougheed Town Centre, and city council has endorsed the developer’s vision that will transform the mall and surrounding sites into an “urban centre.” As the Burnaby NOW previously reported, Shape Properties, the mall’s owner, has applied to transform 24.8 hectares (61.3 acres) of the “Lougheed core area” into a mixed-use, multi-purpose development that is cyclist friendly, with a transit- and pedestrian-oriented focus, to span over several phases. “(It’s) similar to Brentwood,” said Coun. Dan Johnston at the Jan. 13 meeting. “At this point, it includes a restoration, regeneration of the library in the area, also the rec centre and potential swimming pool and community police centre.” Johnston said the redevelopment plan is “impressive,” and he’s looking forward to the results of the consultation process. The core area is centred on Lougheed mall and is bounded by North Road to the east, Lougheed Highway to the south, Bartlett Court to the west and Cameron Street to the north.
Council’s approval means staff can now work with the developer and prepare open houses, where the public can provide input. “For the citizens who attend the open houses, this has a preliminary approval with council in order to go out for open houses, but those are really conducted by the developer, who is presenting their ideas to the public,” said Mayor Derek Corrigan. “We still have to sit in judgment on these plans at some later date, and this means we must maintain, throughout this process, an open mind.” Corrigan said the city and developers will listen to what the public has to say. “Any time we take an old-fashioned mall and translating it into an urban centre, it is a very, very exciting time for everyone, and there are massive benefits for the surrounding community, not just increased property values, but the kind of amenities offered close to home.” The proposed core elements will include a variety of outdoor and indoor shopping experiences, cafes and restaurants, office space, and high-density residential components designed around public plazas, open space and tree-lined pedestrian streets. www.twitter.com/stefania_seccia
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Exempt your child from the FSA Dear parents, We work hard to give your children the best education possible. We celebrate with them when they master a new concept and help them think creatively when tackling a tricky problem.
But standardized tests like the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) in Grades 4 and 7 take away from those wonderful moments of learning. The FSAs do not count for marks, create needless stress for students, are expensive, and the much-delayed results do not actively support your child’s progress. The data is also misused to rank schools, which puts pressure on teachers to teach to the test, instead of to students’ interests and needs. That’s why teachers in Burnaby recommend you send a letter to your school principal requesting that your child be exempted from the FSA. A message from the Burnaby Teachers’ Association www.burnabyteachers.com
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Work predictions? Don’t believe the experts
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more time at work, or at home working, than in recent decades. No wonder. The fear of losing one’s job, or rising expectations from bosses who fear losing their job, means more work all around. And then there’s just plain and simple greed and keeping up appearances. You get the new car, new house and voila – you need to work more to keep up those big payments. It’s a treadmill that’s increasingly hard to get off. But folks at the lower end of the pay spectrum are also working harder to keep
peanut butter on the table. It’s not good. Nobody has time to stop and smell the roses. In fact, there are no roses because nobody had any time to plant them. The good news is that experts tell us as Generation Y becomes the dominant ones in the workforce they will reshape the dynamic because they are making work-life balance a priority. Let’s hope these experts are better than the ones who promised us shorter work weeks.
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power to decide individual legal afe and secure housing is disputes between tenants and a cornerstone of overall landlords, and to deter repeated health and well-being. The violations of the law through its housing affordability crisis in investigatory and penalty powB.C. is common knowledge, but ers. less well-known is the fact that Unfortunately, as a recent the lack of enforcement of tenstudy has found, due to chronic ancy laws threatens the safety and drastic underand security of rental funding, the branch is housing across the Kendra Milne unwilling or unable to province. make effective use of Roughly one-third these powers. With a budget of British Columbians live in per case that is a mere 10 to 20 rental housing. They depend on per cent of comparable tribunals B.C.’s tenancy laws to ensure (such as the Employment and that their rental housing is safe and reasonably well maintained, Assistance Appeal Tribunal and the Workers’ Compensation that they are not subject to conAppeal Tribunal), the branch tinual increases in their rent, faces serious hurdles in accomand that they have a degree of plishing its purpose. security because their tenancy In legal disputes between can only be ended for specific individual landlords and tenreasons. Landlords also depend ants, the branch repeatedly fails on the laws to protect their liveto meet the most basic standards lihood and property. of a fair legal proceeding, like However, these legal safegetting to present your side of guards quickly become meanthe story or knowing the case ingless without an effective way against you. These standards are to enforce the protections confundamental hallmarks of fairtained in the laws. Individuals ness. may find they have no effective When the branch issues a recourse when their rights are decision in an individual disviolated. More broadly, if it pute, it often contains errors, becomes common knowledge fails to reflect the arguments that there is no consequence for made in the case, or is simply breaching the law, there is no unclear because the reasons incentive to comply. Respect for given do not actually explain the the content of the law is underoutcome of the case. In addition, mined. landlords and tenants involved In British Columbia, the in disputes before the branch Residential Tenancy Branch is describe the decision-makers charged with enforcing our provincial tenancy laws. It has the Housing Page 7
IN MY OPINION
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Thanks for coverage of PM Dear Editor:
Re: MP drops by for photo-op, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 8. Your paper of Jan. 8 was a thrill to me. Stephen Harper and James Moore were here in Burnaby and later went to Fort Langley on a historical visit in preparation for the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. I think it is great what James Moore is doing for Canada, and I think it is great what Stephen Harper is doing for our Canada. I was born in Edmonton in 1922, came to B.C. with my family in 1929, and I have lived in South Burnaby ever since. I have seen a lot of history. It is
a wonderful place to live and raise a family. When we came to B.C. it was at the time of the Great Depression. My dad lost his job as a builder of roads in South Burnaby. Burnaby went into receivership. Hard times for many people, but we always seemed to have someone that came along with real leadership, and in South Burnaby it was Ernest Winch of the Co-operative Commonwealth Confederation. He did wonders for Burnaby, but when it became the NDP, that’s when things went bad. Later, we had “flying Phil” Gaglardi. My father was deeply impressed with Phil because he got roads built that were very necessary for the country to go ahead.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Good leaders need kudos continued from page 6
As my father used to say, “I’m all for leaders that know how to lead for the betterment of the people.” So thanks for doing that article in your little paper. It’s good to see people that are good leaders given a little pat on the back. Patricia Coe, Burnaby
Deportation of ex-KGB agent would send message Dear Editor:
Re: How will deporting ex-KGB agent make Canada better?, Letters to the editor, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 10. Well, first of all, it would tell other foreign nationals wishing to emigrate that Canadians are not dupes, and you had better do it legally. Also, that we don’t appreciate being lied to, nor are we willing to set a dangerous precedent. Mr. Lennikov knew the conditions of his visit to Canada – for aca-
demic reasons only. There seems to be a degree of naiveté in Mr. Morton’s blind belief that KGB agents are noted for their translation skills. However, they are noted for relating all personal and professional info, gleaned from their almost intimate proximity to their clients, plus all their conversations and moral inconsistencies as they arise – to their handlers. In fact, it is not unheard of that these spies (for that is what they are) will set up, oh, I don’t know, say, assignations with some of their prettier cohorts for, say, Japanese businessmen. Mr. Morton says he “understands” that “Lennikov was recruited by the KGB for his language translation skills.” We think he means from what Mr. Lennikov asserts. It is my understanding that the KGB is not noted for being forthcoming on internal matters. My “remembrance of things past” seems to include the comments of Mandy Rice-Davies when told that Lord Astor denied having an affair with her. Her reply? “He would, wouldn’t he?”
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since 2008 the branch has had the power to investigate and levy monetary penalties against parties for repeated non-compliance with the law. While the minister responsible for housing’s stated intent was to hire staff to investigate and proactively “levy significant fines for bad behaviour,” to date these powers have only been used by the branch a single time. In that much publicized case, involving a landlord who repeatedly ignored orders mandating critical repairs to an apartment building, the branch issued a $115,000 penalty against the landlord. However, the branch then went on to enter into an agreement that essentially waived the entire fine if the landlord did little more than complete the repairs originally ordered and did not incur any new penalties within two years. The message this sends landlords and ten-
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Housing: Tenancy laws need teeth as rushed and short-tempered, which leaves the parties feeling like their case has not been taken seriously or carefully determined. In a worstcase scenario, parties can leave feeling like they have been abused by a public servant. There are limited legal options available to a person who is dissatisfied with the branch’s decision. It is common to see, for example, a tenant evicted on two days’ notice on the basis of a seriously flawed decision. The personal costs to that individual tenant are extraordinary, but there are also costs to the public, because these kinds of decisions often lead to homelessness and significant health consequences. In addition to deciding individual complaints, the law grants the branch a range of tools to deter repeated violations of the law. Most importantly,
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ants across province is that there is a very small chance the branch will actually investigate and fine a party who repeatedly violates the law and, even if a fine is levied, it can be negotiated away. In short, there are few to no consequences for repeatedly and flagrantly breaching the law. The ongoing failure of the branch to effectively enforce B.C.’s tenancy laws compromises the protections contained in B.C.’s tenancy legislation. A functioning enforcement mechanism that protects B.C.’s rental housing and the parties that rely on it is in everyone’s interest. Kendra Milne is a social justice lawyer at the Community Legal Assistance Society and a research associate with the B.C. office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. She is also the co-author of On Shaky Ground: Fairness at the Residential Tenancy Branch, available at www.clasbc.net.
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BRENTWOOD TOWN CENTRE
Project adds $5 million to city coffers Stefania Seccia staff reporter
Brentwood Town Centre’s first highrise tower is putting another $5 million in the city’s hands. Within the mall’s first phase of development is another rezoning application to allow for a 53-storey residential tower above a commercial podium. City council approved an estimated $5.2 million cash-inlieu contribution from the density bonus at its Jan. 13 meeting. “This is a contribution made by the developer, which will go back to the community and result in community facilities, such as rec centres and other services in Brentwood Town Centre,” Coun. Dan Johnston said. The latest density bonus contribution puts the
Brentwood Town Centre nary plaza improvements,” amenity account to $14.5 but city staff had a different million, with $9.3 million idea. “With regard to the use in the city-wide housing/ special needs sub-account, of amenity bonus funds for privately held market rental according to a staff report. The proposed tower will units, this is not considered supportable in this add about 591 circumstance,” units, and 300 of Pelletier states in those are being the report. considered for I n s t e a d , purpose-built marPelletier recomket rental units. mended to take Lou Pelletier, the cash-in-lieu director of plancontribution first, ning and building, then consider onexpects a future site plaza improvereport regarding ments funding the 53-storey tower Dan Johnston during a detailed in the back portion councillor review of the proof the Brentwood mall lot to come forward in cess in the future. The Brentwood mall 2014, which will set a public redevelopment plan is hearing date. Shape Properties, divided into four phases, the company that owns which include 10 residential Brentwoodmall,firstapplied towers – with a structure for the density bonus funds capable of accommodating to go towards “extraordi- one more in the future – pos-
sibly ranging in height from 20 to 70 storeys depending on the location, and two office towers ranging from 30 to 40 storeys. Council approved the
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Mayor’s adviser and friend remembered Stefania Seccia staff reporter
At the last council meeting, a moment of silence was held for Don Jantzen, a longtime confidant and adviser to Mayor Derek Corrigan. Jantzen was a former vice-president of the IWA, Local 1-217, and served as executive assistant to municipal affairs minister Jim Lorimer from 1972 to 1975. The moment of silence also commemorated the passing of former Burnaby councillor and freeman Doug Evans. “Tonight, with great sadness, but also with tremendous pride for the many significant accomplishments, I want to take some time to talk about our very recent loss of two great men, both of whom made remarkable contributions to the City of Burnaby,” Corrigan said at the Jan. 13 meeting. Jantzen, a longtime Burnaby resident, not only advised Corrigan while he was chair of B.C. Transit and mayor, but he also assisted former Burnaby MP Svend Robinson as his campaign manager.
“Originally from Herbert, Sask., Don arrived in British Columbia in 1947, after hitchhiking and riding the rails to get here,” Corrigan said. “By 1949, his mother and 10 siblings had joined him.” Jantzen was involved in organizing labour sub-trades to assist with the building of a Burnaby housing project under the auspices of Habitat for Humanity. “Don will be remembered by his many friends for his work ethic as a jitney driver, plant chairman and shop steward, as well as his enthusiastic organizational activities on behalf of his union and as a lifetime member of the New Democratic Party,” Corrigan noted. Jantzen was the City of Burnaby’s community relations coordinator, as well. He is survived by his siblings, Chester, Eva, Orville and extended family. Jantzen’s celebration of life is being held on Jan. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Maritime Labour Centre at 1880 Triumph St. Donations in Jantzen’s memory will be made to the Queen Alexandra School Breakfast Club. twitter.com/stefania_seccia
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Hands-on science: John Canal, a senior SFU chemistry lecturer, shows University Highland Elementary students how to make molecules with marshmallows in the new outreach centre at SFU. On Jan. 9, the university officially opened the centre and announced that a new $4.4-million astronomical observatory will open on campus in August.
Astronomical observatory will be ready in August
Studio for Innovative Science Education, an outreach centre on campus for children’s science workshops. The outreach centre features cameras, a 3D proJennifer Moreau jector and two large video staff reporter conferencing screens so Local residents will be instructors can broadcast able to gaze at the sky and workshops to classrooms look 200 million years back across the country. in time with a new obserAt the opening, SFU also vatory slated to open in announced the $4.4-million August at Simon Fraser observatory will open in University’s August. Burnaby camChildren For a video pus. interview from University with “It’s an amazHighlands Trottier, ing facility,” SFU Elementary were scan with physics professor on site in the Layar Howard Trottier outreach studio, told the NOW. working with Trottier’s vision of a new hands-on science activities observatory and outreach during the announcement. centre at SFU is becoming The observatory will reality now that his broth- be on the grassy area next er and sister-in-law have to the university’s Strand stepped in with a major Hall and will be open to chunk of funding. the general public. Trottier’s brother runs It will feature a sixan electronics company metre-diameter dome and donates profits to proj- with a 0.7-metre diameter ects that promote public reflector telescope that is science education. four times more power“We’re all kind of sci- ful than typical university ence nuts,” Trottier said, telescopes. referring to his family. Members of the public On Thursday, SFU will be able to see planets, opened the new Trottier the moon, star clusters and
distant galaxies, some even 200 million years back in time. There will also be a camera attached to the observatory, so people can look at still photos and scientists like Trottier can explain what people are observing. There will also be a digital feed broadcasting from the observatory, and an outdoor courtyard with sundials and room for people to set up telescopes. Trottier, who is also known as Mr. Starry Nights, hosts regular astronomy events for families and the general public. The Starry Nights events draw thousands of kids to SFU each year to gaze through telescopes and look at the night skies. For Trottier, bolstering public interest in science is crucial, and that’s what he’s hoping the observatory and outreach centre will do. “The future of society depends on science. Without science, we’re toast. We can’t solve the world’s problems without science,” he said. Follow Jennifer on Twitter, @JenniferMoreau
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VOLUNTEERISM – KEEPING COMMUNITIES ALIVE By Oscar Cruz About one-half of Canadians contributed their time, energy and skills to groups and organizations such as charities and non-profits. They provided leadership on boards and committees; canvassed for funds; provided advice, counselling or mentoring; visited seniors; prepared and delivered food; served as volunteer drivers; advocated for social causes; coached children and youth. In short, they shaped their communities and enabled non-profit organizations to deliver programs and services to millions of their fellow Canadians. This volunteer work is important not only to individual volunteers but to Canadian society as a whole. For example, according to the 2011 United Nations State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, “...volunteerism benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer by strengthening trust, solidarity and reciprocity among citizens, and by purposefully creating opportunities for participation.”
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Many Canadians become involved in volunteering because people they know are doing it. Some Canadians contribute to an organization or cause because they are required to do unpaid charitable work by an authority, such as their school, their employer, the organization to which they belong, or the courts. Just over 7% of volunteers aged 15 and over reported that they had performed this type of required community service in 2010. They contributed 98 million hours, equivalent to more than 6% of the total volunteer hours devoted to non-profit or charitable organizations. Canadian researchers have found that moderate Internet users recorded higher volunteer rates and more volunteer hours than nonusers, even after controlling for sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, education and presence of children.
A Canadian study has shown that people who were involved in community activities in their childhood or adolescence have a greater tendency to become adults who are involved in more kinds of civic activities like formal and informal volunteering, political organizations, service clubs, community associations, and so on. Raising money and putting on events are the two most common activities in which volunteers are engaged. 45% of volunteers are involved in fundraising and almost as many participated in organizing or supervising events (44%). About one-third sit on a committee or board (33%) or provide teaching, educating or mentoring (30%). About one-quarter of volunteers collect, serve or delivering food (28%), counsel or provide advice (28%), and do office work (23%). Coaching, refereeing or officiating is reported by 18% of volunteers, while the smallest proportion, 6%, are involved in first aid, firefighting or search and rescue.
1 in 2 Canadians aged 15 and over donated their time, energy and skills to charities and non-profit organizations. The approximately 2 billion volunteer hours they contributed is equivalent to more than 1 A small proportion of volunteers do most of the work. million full-time jobs. In fact, 10% of volunteers account for 53% of all volunteer hours given to non-profit and charitable The vast majority of volunteers are motivated by their organizations. They dedicate more than 390 hours to desire to contribute to their community. Lack of time is their volunteer activities, the equivalent of at least 10 the most commonly reported barrier to volunteering, weeks in a full-time job. Compared with the number of Canadians who A person’s probability of volunteering changes volunteer formally, about twice as many provide direct considerably across their life course, because their help to family, friends and neighbours. Four in five interests and obligations as a teenager are quite Canadians are “informal” volunteers, mostly helping different from those they have later in life as a working others with day-to-day activities such as household parent and as a retired empty-nester. These different tasks, health-related or personal care, or errands. life stages affect the decision to volunteer in different ways. Differences between age groups may also (Excerpts from an article by Mireille Vézina who is an reflect, to some extent, generational or cohort analyst and Susan Crompton, a senior analyst, with Social and Aboriginal Division at Statistics Canada). differences.
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VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Debbie Scheffel is first and foremost a mom; trained as a physiotherapist, she is now dedicated to the best job looking after her family and walking the dogs, two Cocker Spaniels that help keep her in shape. Debbie gave from her heart to make our Brentwood Town Centre Gift Wrap Lounge a success in 2013, volunteering over 40 hours of her valuable time demonstrating leadership and commitment beyond expectations. We also want to thank Naiwen Fan, Peter Zhou , Jack Jiang, Sabina Saetgareeva, Wilson Chan, Jessica Wong, Adam Bridge, Bernadette Zinelt, Vicky Leung, Nesa Cerracchio, Esther Ellis, Nancy Huang, Chelsea Scheffel, and Brayden Aimar for their dedication and commitment to our 2013 Gift Wrap Lounge at Brentwood Town Centre.
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Burnaby NOW • Friday, January 17,2014 • A13
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19 Wheels & Deals
26 Top 5 Things To Do
SECTION COORDINATOR Janaya Fuller-Evans, 604-444-3024 email@example.com
FOCUS ON 2014: HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES BECOME MORE ‘FAMILY-FRIENDLY’
Board looks back on ‘very positive’ year Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Business was looking up in Burnaby in 2013, according to Paul Holden, president and CEO of the Burnaby Board of Trade. “The feedback we had from the membership in general was very positive. We’ve had a number of our members that have seen really quite considerable growth in their businesses,” he said. “Overall, our sense has been that it’s been a very positive year for Burnaby businesses.” It was also a good year for the board, which saw membership increase as well as attendance at events, he added. The board finished its first year of the Student Access Program and started the second year, according to Holden. The career development program was created to connect postsecondary students with business leaders and representatives. “We’ve had an increase in the number of students, and we have SFU, BCIT and Douglas College as partners on that program,” he said. “We’ve had some good success stories with students who have found employment since going through the program, so that’s been excellent.” The board also saw increased interest in its Pledge for a Sustainable Community, with more than 100 members signing on last year. The sustainability initiative is an online resource designed to help businesses reduce their environmental
impact while promoting their business. “That program has been very successful for us in terms of the number of members that we’ve had engaged and also what it’s done for us in terms of the profile of our organization,” Holden said, who added other boards and chambers showed an interest in it. The new version of the pledge website was created in a format that allows other organizations to take a licensed version of the program and customize it for their community, he added. In 2014, the board is planning to continue its work on social issues, particularly those relating to family-friendly initiatives, according to Holden. “We asked members about what they’d like our priorities to be this year,” he said. “The message came across loud and clear that it was issues relating to businesses becoming more family-friendly and initiatives that enabled their staff to have a more flexible work life, because of possibly the challenges they have with family care and other family issues.” The social issues committee will be looking at the issue this year and developing Burnaby-specific initiatives, he said. Last spring, the board announced it would also be working with the Surrey Board of Trade on a position paper on the issue. Another focus for the board this year will be the 15th anniversary of the annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards, according to Holden.
“The message came across loud and clear that it was issues relating to businesses becoming more family-friendly and initiatives that enabled their staff to have a more flexible work life.” PAUL HOLDEN president & CEO
“It’s always a fantastic event, but we want to try to do something a bit special this year,” he said. For more on the board’s plans for 2014, including a members’ trip to India, go to www.bbot.ca.
New city biz catering to canines and owners pathic remedies for dogs and cats, Riva’s Remedies, according to the event page. The store is open on the grand opening day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MOVERS & SHAKERS Janaya Fuller-Evans
dmonds is going to the dogs … and cats. Brigette Mayer, a New Westminster resident, is celebrating the grand opening of her new pet supply shop at 1017655 Edmonds St. this month. Mutt & Moggy will offer Canadian-made food and treats for cats and dogs, as well as pet supplies such as leashes, holistic supplements and more, according to the store’s Facebook page. Professional dog trainer and behavioural consultant, Niki Perry, will be at the grand opening on Jan. 25 to answer questions about dog-related concerns and to introduce a line of holistic and homeo-
IWG appoints new president
Darryl Jacobs was appointed as president of International Water-Guard Industries Inc. on Monday, according to a press release from the company. The previous president, Bruce MacCoubrey, plans to help with the transition and continue to serve on the board of directors, the release stated. International WaterGuard Industries is a Canadian aerospace company. Jacobs has been in the industry for 20 years and was founder and president of FLYHT Inc. in Calgary, the release added, as well as senior vice-president of marketing and business development with TASS Inc.
Recently, Jacobs provided technical assistance to the aviation industry through Inter-Action Enterprises in B.C., according to the release.
Kicking up a storm in Burnaby
Kix 4 Chix Fitness, a non-competitive kickboxing program for women, is coming to the Lower Mainland. Owner Nicole Neuert told the NOW she has studios in Kamloops and Williams Lake, but the Burnaby studio will be the first Lower Mainland location for the franchise. Neuert, who has been kickboxing for 14 years, opened Kix 4 Chix Fitness in 2007. “The best part about this program besides getting into shape and losing weight is that it’s fun,” she wrote in an email to the NOW. She is planning to open the studio at 5097 Canada Way in the beginning of February.
For more information, go to kix4chix.ca or email Neuert at nic@kix4chix.
How to get into healthcare
For those looking to make a career change, or start a career, it can be difficult to know what training to pursue. To that end, the Burnaby Public Library is sponsoring a free healthcare professions training fair next month, which will be presented by Burnaby Community and Continuing Education. The fair will provide information on programs for medical office assistants, health-care assistants, reflexologists and dental office administrators, according to the posting on the library’s website. The free training fair takes place at the Bob Prittie Metrotown library branch on Feb. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. Those interested should register in advance by call-
ing the library’s reference desk at 604-436-5400 or by registering online. For more information, go to tinyurl.com/ HealthcareTrainingFair.
Those interested in applying should bring their resumé to the job fair at the Executive Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 405 North Rd., in Coquitlam on Feb. 4 and 5.
Kal Tire hosts job Saying goodbye fair next month Looking for work in the to the biz beat automotive industry? Kal Tire is holding a job fair next month and is hiring for its Burnaby and New Westminster stores. They’re primarily looking for candidates for the management trainee program, according to team recruitment lead Alex Murdoch, though they’re also looking for automotive technicians. First-year apprentices and up are welcome to apply, he said. Management trainees should have an exceptional customer service background, be physically fit, have management experience and a passion for sales (as well as sales experience), Murdoch said.
This will be one of my last Movers & Shakers columns with the NOW for 2014, as I’ll be heading off on maternity leave at the end of January. It has been a privilege to share the stories of local businesses and to inform you, the readers, of what’s going on in the business community. And don’t worry – I plan to leave you in capable hands. Keep an eye out for our new business reporter, who will be taking over the beat come February. Best wishes for a fantastic 2014. Have an item for Movers & Shakers? Email business items and ideas to editorial@ burnabynow.com.
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Application to Participate in National Energy Board Public Hearing for Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC Trans Mountain Expansion Project The National Energy Board (NEB) has received an application from Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC for approval to construct and operate the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project). Description of The Project The Project would expand the existing Trans Mountain pipeline system located between Edmonton, AB and Burnaby, BC. It would include C==<>N!@C8)RM UV" T@ >' ?)P =!=)R!?)F ?)P C?+ @>+!H)+ 'C-!R!8!):F :6-# C: =6@= :8C8!>?: C?+ 8C?T:F C?+ 8#) <)C-8!4C8!>? >' .U* T@ >' )N!:8!?% pipeline. There would also be an expansion of the Westridge Marine Terminal. New pipeline segments would be added between Edmonton to Hinton, AB, Hargreaves, BC to 5C<H)R+F 97 C?+ 9RC-T 2!?):F 97 8> 96<?CAMF 97D Reactivation of existing pipeline segments would occur between Hinton, AB to Hargreaves, BC and 5C<H)R+ 8> 9RC-T 2!?):F 97D The application can be found on the NEB website. Participation in NEB Hearing The NEB will determine if the application is complete and if so, it will hold a public hearing. Those who wish to participate in the NEB hearing must apply to participate. Applicants must clearly describe their interest in relation to the List of Issues for the hearing, which is on the NEB website and included in the application to participate. Those who are directly affected by the proposed project will be allowed to participate in the hearing and those with relevant information or expertise may be allowed to participate. The application to participate is on the NEB’s website at: www.neb-one.gc.ca select Major Applications and Projects then Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC - Trans Mountain Expansion Applications to participate in the NEB Hearing are due on or before noon on 12 February 2014. Individuals and groups applying to participate must provide enough information for the NEB to decide whether participant status should be granted. 0<C?: K>6?8C!? /L7 #C: 6?8!R .U O)A<6C<M ,B.( 8> =<>4!+) 8#) JQ9 P!8# ->@@)?8: >? ;==R!-C8!>?: 8> 2C<8!-!=C8) C?+ @6:8 =<>4!+) C ->=M of its comments to those applicants to whom the comments apply. Applicants who received comments from Trans Mountain ULC about their ;==R!-C8!>? 8> 2C<8!-!=C8) #C4) 6?8!R ( KC<-# ,B.( 8> :)?+ 8#) 9>C<+ M>6< <):=>?:) 8> 0<C?: K>6?8C!?1: ->@@)?8:D Comments and Responses should be sent to the Secretary of the Board: www.neb-one.gc.ca, select Regulatory Documents then Submit Documents. CONTACTS Information on NEB hearing processes and participant funding is available at www.neb-one.gc.ca > Major Applications and Projects > Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC - Trans Mountain Expansion. If you require additional information, the NEB has appointed Ms. Reny Chakkalakal as a Process Advisor to provide assistance. Ms. Reny Chakkalakal Process Advisor, NEB E-mail: TransMountainPipeline.Hearing@neb-one.gc.ca 0)R)=#>?) I8>RR '<))GS .EVBBEVUUE.,$&
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Local hosts sought for homestay students HERE & NOW
North Vancouver company is looking for local families willing to take on homestay students attending schools in Burnaby. Muskoka Language
International is hosting an info session on Wed. Jan. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Edmonds Community Centre at 7433 Edmonds St. The session will give a brief overview of what’s involved when hosting a homestay student. According to Muskoka, there’s a growing international demand for Burnaby secondary school programs, which means foreign students need local homes to host them. There is a $350 honorarium for a
10-night stay, and students are expected from March 4 to 14. All the details will be provided at the info session. For more, contact Lyn Duke at lduke@ mliesl.com.
Have you ever wanted to peek inside your local mosque? Are you curious about how Muslims practise their faith in Burnaby? The Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table is teaming up with
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Together we can provide help and hope to children who have special needs, like Oliver and Elliott from Burnaby. Tune in and make your donation by calling 310-KIDS (5437) or visit variety.bc.ca
the Burnaby Inter-Faith Project to host a tour of the Masjid al-Salaam and Education Centre on Jan. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Burnaby mosque is on Canada Way, and the program includes light refreshments, a tour, a brief overview of Islam and the evening’s worship service. This tour marks the first in a series that is designed to promote knowledge and understanding about Burnaby’s diverse faiths.
On Thursday, Feb. 13, the group will tour a Sikh temple in Burnaby. To pre-register, go to www.surveymonkey.com/ s/mosque_tour.
The Burnaby Power and Sail Squadron is hosting another round of courses. The boating essentials course starts Monday, Jan. 21 and runs for 10 weeks. It is considered the flagship of all boating courses. The cost is $250
per person, but there are discounts for couples. There’s also a maritime radio course (mandatory for anyone using a marine VHF radio) starting on Jan. 29 and a boating basics course in April. For more information, or to register, call 604-970-0232 or visit www.burnabysquadron. com. Do you have something you would like to share with our readers? Email Jennifer Moreau at jmoreau@ burnabynow.com.
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Hot floor could signal a significant problem CLICK & CLACK TALK CARS Ray & Tom Magliozzi
Dear Tom and Ray: My 2002 Honda Odyssey (96,000 miles) has been a great car, other than having to replace the transmission at 60,000. When we take a road trip, we notice that after about two hours on the highway, the floor of the car just behind the front passenger seat gets hot – really hot! So hot that
it is uncomfortable to keep shod feet on the carpet for more than a few minutes. The underside of the right, middle-row seat gets uncomfortably hot to the touch, too. We took the car in to our regular mechanic, who generally does a good job. He said that everything is fine as long as nothing is glowing under the car when it gets that hot. It’s hard to believe that this is not a fire risk! I’m not confident I would be able to see something glow in broad daylight. Do I listen to my mechanic, or do I cave to my safety-freak maternal instincts and take this in to the dealer for what is likely to be an overpriced repair bill, whether or not they fix the
problem? What do you think is causing this? Many thanks. –Beth TOM: It sounds like the heat is coming from a catalytic converter, Beth. There’s one right in the spot you describe. RAY: It may be something minor, like a missing heat shield. Or it could be something more significant. But it was lame of your mechanic to send you on your way without bothering to figure out what’s wrong. TOM: So you have two problems: A heat problem, and a mechanic problem. If you don’t feel that your mechanic is willing to put
in the time to figure this out, then find someone else (check the Mechanics Files at www.cartalk.com for a free list of highly recommended mechanics). Because, of course excessive heat can be a fire hazard. RAY: There are three possibilities that come to mind. The simplest is that a heat shield has corroded and fallen off. Parts that get very hot, like catalytic converters, are surrounded by shielding material to prevent the heat from igniting something nearby. Like your buttocks. TOM: But heat shields are made of cheap metal, and eventually they fall off,
or start making so much rattling noise that people remove them. So first you want to see if your heat shield is intact. RAY: The second possibility is that something’s wrong with the engine that’s causing your converter to run hot. If your fuel-air mixture is too rich – due to a cylinder misfire, for instance – gasoline will get combusted in the converter instead of in the engine. And that can produce a lot of heat –which you will feel, whether the heat shield is intact or not. TOM: The final possibility is that your converter is plugged up. That’s what happens when converters
get old. Typically, you’ll notice a drop in power because exhaust is unable to leave the engine freely, but you might not notice it. A plugged converter will run hot, and eventually glow. RAY: Whatever it is, though, get it figured out and address it. Or your next letter to us might start out: “My 2002 Honda Odyssey has been a great car, other than having to replace the transmission at 60,000 and the four-alarm car fire at 97,000!” Good luck, Beth. Got a question about cars? Email Click and Clack by visiting the Car Talk website, www.cartalk.com.
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WHEELS Deals January driving doesn’t need to be hazardous
LINEUP: 2014 SUBCOMPACT CAR OF THE YEAR TM
The 2014 VERSA NOTE
The 2014 SENTRA
• BETTER COMBINED FUEL EFFICIENCY THAN YARIS & FIT*
• BETTER COMBINED FUEL EFFICIENCY THAN CIVIC & ELANTRA*
• BEST-IN-CLASS TOTAL INTERIOR VOLUME†
69 0.9 $0 39 LEASE FROM
1.6 SL Tech model shown
• HEADLIGHT LED ACCENTS AND LED TAILLIGHTS
79 0% 39 $0
FREIGHT AND PDE INCLUDED
FREIGHT AND PDE INCLUDED
SL model shown!
The Totally Redesigned 2014 NISSAN ROGUE
SL AWD Premium model shown!
• AVAILABLE INTUITIVE ALL WHEEL DRIVE
• AVAILABLE 3RD ROW SEATING
• BETTER FUEL ECONOMY (HWY) THAN ESCAPE AND CR-V*
• DIVIDE-N-HIDE CARGO SYSTEM® • LED DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS
FREIGHT AND PDE INCLUDED
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of Canada Entry Level Segmentation. MY14 Versa Note v. MY13/14 competitors. *All information compiled from third-party sources including manufacturer websites. Not responsible for errors for errors in data on third party websites. 12/17/2013. Offers subject to change, continuation or cancellation without notice. Offers have no cash alternative value. See your participating Nissan retailer for complete details. ©1998-2013 Nissan Canada Inc. and Nissan Financial Services Inc. a division of Nissan Canada Inc.
credit through Nissan Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers except stackable trading dollars. Retailers are free to set individual prices. Offers valid between Jan. 3 – 31, 2014. †Global Automakers
Price for a new 2014 Versa Note 1.6 S SL Tech (B5TG14 NA00), Xtronic CVT® transmission/Sentra 1.8 SL (C4TG14 AA00), CVT/Rogue SL AWD Premium model (Y6DG14 BK00), CVT transmission. ≠!Freight and PDE charges ($1,567/$1,567/$1,630), certain fees, manufacturer’s rebate and dealer participation where applicable are included. License, registration, air-conditioning levy ($100) where applicable, insurance and applicable taxes are extra. Finance and lease offers are available on approved
Note 1.6 S (B5RG54 AA00), manual transmission/Sentra 1.8 S (C4LG54 AA00), manual transmission through subvented lease through Nissan Finance. $200/$400 dealer participation included and available only on 2014 Versa Note 1.6 S (B5RG54 AA00), manual transmission/Sentra 1.8 S (C4LG54 AA00), manual transmission. This offer is only available on lease offers of an 39 month term only and cannot be combined with any other offer. Conditions apply. !Models shown $20,585/$24,765/$34,728 Selling
icy or wet roads can be blinding. How to drive in winter conditions: ◆ Slow down to help you stay in control. ◆ Completely clean all the snow from your vehicle’s windows, hood, roof and trunk. ◆ Ensure your windshield, windows and mirrors are free of frost and ice, and are de-fogged. ◆ Drive for the conditions, not the speed limit. Use your turn signals well in advance. ◆ Increase the distance between yourself and the car in front of you. ◆ Steer gently and avoid harsh braking and acceleration, especially if you begin to skid on ice or snow. Gear down instead of braking, especially when driving down hills. Representative semi-monthly lease offer based on new 2014 Versa Note 1.6 S (B5RG54 AA00), manual transmission/2014 Sentra 1.8 S (C4LG54 AA00), manual transmission/2014 Rogue S FWD (Y6RG14 AA00), CVT transmission. 0.9%/0%/3.9%
installing them at home, rather than at the roadside. ◆ Never exceed the speed limit recommended by the chain manufacturer. Watch for other cars around you when installing chains. ◆ If you’re a BCAA member, keep your membership card handy in case you need to call for roadside assistance. What to carry with you: ◆ Warm clothes (ideally some reflective), blanket, good winter boots and gloves. ◆ Charged cellphone and phone charger. ◆ A windshield scraper, snow brush, shovel and spare container of winter-grade washer fluid. ◆ Emergency and first-aid kits and a supply of food and water for longer trips. u Sunglasses. When it’s sunny, glare from
lease APR for a 39/39/60 month term equals 78/78/120 semi-monthly payments of $69/$79/$138 with $0/$0/$1,850 down payment, and $0 security deposit. First semi-monthly payment, down payment and $0 security deposit are due at lease inception. Prices include freight and fees. Lease based on a maximum of 20,000 km/year with excess charged at $0.10/km. Total lease obligation is $5,380/$6,156/$18,289. $1,250/$950 NF Lease Cash included in advertised price, applicable only on 2014 Versa
battery’s power output, making engines more difficult to start. ◆ Top up your windshield washer reservoir regularly with winter-grade washer fluid. ◆ Ensure lights are clean and working. ◆ Ensure your engine’s cooling system has the appropriate strength antifreeze. Manage your journey and be prepared for an emergency: ◆ Check for the latest weather information to ensure conditions on your planned route are okay. ◆ Allow extra travel time. Let someone know your destination, planned route and expected time of arrival. ◆ If you’re planning on driving over snow-bound mountain passes, purchase correctly sized tire chains, and practice
Yes, driving conditions can be bad. And yes, it can be more difficult to get where you’re going. But the B.C. Automobile Association is reminding people that many breakdowns, emergencies and related inconveniences can be avoided: You just need to prepare yourself and your vehicle, and drive according to the weather conditions. BCAA’s Roadside Assistance technicians radvise drivers to take the following precautions: Prepare your vehicle: ◆ Ensure tires are properly inflated. Use high-quality winter tires, all four the same. ◆ Test your battery and replace if necessary. Colder temperatures and using more electrical accessories will reduce a
Wise customers read the fine print: •, *, ‡, «, >, † The First Big Deal Sales Event offers are limited time offers which apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased from participating dealers on or after January 7, 2014. Offers subject to change and may be extended without notice. All pricing includes freight ($1,695) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees, other dealer charges and other applicable fees and taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. •$19,998 Purchase Price applies to 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package (29E) only and includes $7,000 Consumer Cash Discount. $23,888 Purchase Price applies to the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport. $19,998 Purchase Price applies to the new 2014 Dodge Journey Canada Value Package (22F+CLE) only and includes $2,000 Consumer Cash Discount. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on select new 2014 vehicles and are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. ‡4.29% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package/2014 Dodge Journey Canada Value Package model to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. Examples: 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Canada Value Package/2014 Dodge Journey Canada Value Package with a Purchase Price of $19,998/$19,998 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discounts) financed at 4.29% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $114/$114 with a cost of borrowing of $3,644/$3,644 and a total obligation of $23,642/$23,642. «3.49% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport FWD model to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. See your dealer for complete details. Example: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport FWD with a Purchase Price of $23,888 financed at 3.49% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $132 with a cost of borrowing of $3,506 and a total obligation of $27,394. >3.99% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2013 Dodge Dart SE (25A) model to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. Example: 2013 Dodge Dart SE (25A) with a Purchase Price of $16,880 financed at 3.99% over 96 months with $0 down payment, equals 416 weekly payments of $47 with a cost of borrowing of $2,844 and a total obligation of $19,724. †0.0% purchase financing for 36 months available on the new 2013 Dodge Dart SE (25A) to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance on 2012/2013 Jeep Compass, Patriot and 2013 Dodge Dart models. Example: 2013 Dodge Dart SE (25A) with a Purchase Price of $16,880, with a $0 down payment, financed at 0.0% for 36 months equals 78 bi-weekly payments of $217.69; cost of borrowing of $0 and a total obligation of $16,880. ♦Based on R. L. Polk Canada Inc. sales data. Calendar year to date retail vehicle registrations. ¤Based on 2014 EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide ratings published by Natural Resources Canada. Transport Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on powertrain, driving habits and other factors. 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan – Hwy: 7.9 L/100 km (36 MPG) and City: 12.2 L/100 km (23 MPG). 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport - Hwy: 6.4 L/100 km (44 MPG) and City: 9.6 L/100 km (29 MPG). 2014 Dodge Journey SE 2.4 L 4-speed automatic – Hwy: 7.7 L/100 km (37 MPG) and City: 11.2 L/100 km (25 MPG). 2013 Dodge Dart AERO – Hwy: 4.8 L/100 km (59 MPG) and City: 7.3 L/100 km (39 MPG). 2013 Civic Touring 1.8 L 16-valve, SOHC, i-VTEC ® 4-cylinder Automatic – Hwy: 5.0 L/100 km (56 MPG) and City: 6.2 L/100 km (45 MPG). 2013 Elantra L 1.8 L Dual CVVT DOHC 16V Engine Automatic – Hwy: 5.2 L/100 km (54 MPG) and City: 7.2 L/100 km (39 MPG). 2013 Corolla 1.8 L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V VVT-i DIS ETCS-I Engine Manual – Hwy: 5.6 L/100 km (50 MPG) and City: 7.4 L/100 km (38 MPG). 2013 Focus SE with optional Super Fuel Economy package and 2.0 L I4 Direct Injection engine with 6-speed automatic– Hwy: 4.8 L/100 km (59 MPG) and City: 7.2 L/100 km (39 MPG). ^Based on 2014 Ward’s Middle Cross Utility segmentation. **Based on 2014 Ward’s upper small sedan costing under $25,000. ❖Real Deals. Real Time. Use your mobile device to build and price any model. TMThe SiriusXM logo is a registered trademark of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Inc. ®Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.
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2013 Dodge Dart GT shown. Price: $25,690.
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44 MPG MP
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited shown. Price: $31,690.
2014 DODGE JOURNEY CANADA VALUE PACKAGE
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Mamma Roma: Burnaby resident Marcella Krupa and her friend Mae Duynstee
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Dining and arts top weekend picks J
anuary is slogging along, as it does, but there is still plenty going on in Burnaby to keep us occupied this winter. From Dine Out Vancouver to the numerous exhibits going on in the city, there is a plethora of indoor activities so residents can stay out of the cold. But keep in mind, getting out in the sun is an option, too. We’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Here’s our Top 5 list for Jan. 17 to 19. Get dining with the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. The Burnaby participants are: Broken Rice Vietnamese Restaurant in Burnaby Heights at 4088 Hastings St.; Hart House alongside Deer Lake at 6664 Deer Lake Ave.; Horizons on Burnaby Mountain at 100 Centennial Way; The Keg Steakhouse and Bar at 4510 Still Creek Ave.; Reflect Social Dining and Lounge at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown; Stonegrill at the Met at #259-4820 Kingsway; Tivoli’s Restaurant at 4201 Lougheed Hwy; and Riverway Clubhouse at 9001 Bill Fox Way. The Dine Out Vancouver Festival takes place from Jan. 17 to Feb. 2. Public reservations are now open. Go to www. dineoutvancouver.com for more information on the restaurants, menus and reservation process.. Get outside while the weather is sunny, so long as the weekend forecast holds out. Take a walk through the neighbourhood or visit one of the city’s many scenic spots, such as the Playground of the Gods atop Burnaby Mountain. Get expanding your mind with The Bells, a video exhibition by Damian Moppett. According to the Simon Fraser University Gallery website, the video engages directly with photographs of Moppett’s studio and its
Get learning at the contents. “long night” tea These images are presented to the video camera ceremony workshop as stills and are accompan- at the Nikkei Museum and Cultural Centre on ied by a soundtrack of the Sunday. artist responding to the The January images. tea ceremony The openworkshop will ing reception focus on how for the exhibit tea is enjoyed is on Saturday in the depths of from 11 a.m. winter through to 1 p.m. The the “yobanashi” gallery is in or “long night” Academic tea gathering. Quadrangle The workshop 3004, 8888 will take a University Dr. maximum of 12 For more (or more) students, and information, go to www.sfu.ca/ Things to do it will only be galleries/sfuthis weekend held if there is a minimum of gallery.html. four attending. Get exploring the Those attending should Volumes: Works in not wear jeans or miniPaper exhibit, which ends Sunday at the Burnaby Art skirts and should bring a pair of white socks. Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake The fee is $28 for the Ave. general public, $25 for The exhibit features works from the permanent members. Matcha, sweets and tax are included. collection as well as new The Yobanashi: Midworks by emerging artists, Winter Tea workshop is in exploring sculptural and English and runs from 1 structural works on and in to 4 p.m. The instructor is paper. Maiko Behr. The gallery is open Register by calling 604Saturday and Sunday from 777-7000 or email info@ noon to 5 p.m. Admission nikkeiplace.org. is by donation, with a sugEmail your Top 5 ideas gested donation of $5. to calendar@burnabynow. For more information, com or send them to jfullergo to www.burnabyartgal lery.ca or call 604-297-4422. email@example.com.
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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR PETS Pet ownership is the most satisfying of experiences. We see reports fairly routinely that suggest having a dog or cat for a companion helps us live longer. Fewer stress related and heart related illnesses are reported for pet owners, than for non-pet owners. One benefit I can vouch for is that growing up with a pet helps children develop a sense of responsibility and compassion and above all, is important to all-round personality development. As benefits of living with pets are immense, every individual should have the right to enjoy the right to pet ownership. But with every right, comes duties. It has to be the duty of every pet owner to provide the absolute best care possible for a family or individual that adopts a pet. Pet care, just like human healthcare, is focused on multiple lifestyle and life stage based recommendations. It is essential to realize the importance of what may be the best nutrition, parasite prevention program, dental care and exercise options for your individual pet. If pets share a house with other pets of the same or different species, these recommendations may change. As I have noticed with my own pets, it can be difficult to keep up with life stage based requirements for pets because of how quickly they age. My family dog is an 8-year-old Himalayan Sheepdog and now qualifies as a “senior”. It seems like yesterday when he was still a little pup. My younger Pug-Chihuahua mix (Chug if you will!) appears to be aging faster than expected with every passing year. I can fully understand other fellow pet owners not realizing all the changes going through their pets body early enough in order to provide the best care possible. So while we may have finished making resolutions for 2014 for ourselves, now would be a good time to make some resolutions for our pets. Dental tartar, gingivitis and oral infections are more common than pet owners realize. Also, obesity in Canadian pets is common and
Burnaby NOW • Friday, January 17,2014 • A27
OUR MISSION: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in BC
6 Year 2 Month old, Spayed Female, Domestic Medium Hair, Mixed Breed.
1 Year 1 Month 1 Week old, Spayed Female, Domestic Longhair, Mixed Breed.
SPCA ID 314694.
‘Madison’ is looking for a special someone to call her own. This sweet girl needs a quiet environment with gentle handling. Madison can still be a bit shy until she knows you. She will gladly come and lay on your lap seeking some cuddle and petting time. She is also quite playful with the right choice of toys. So, if you are in the spirit of wanting some cat companionship, please come and say “hello” to this sweetheart!
SPCA ID 315527.
Josie is a beautiful long haired girl who is looking for a quiet forever home. She is very affectionate and snugly, and just wants to curl up on your lap. She can be scared of loud things so no young children for her. Josie cannot go with other cats however she would probably be okay with a mellow dog. Her luscious locks will require regular grooming. If you are looking for a soft, cuddly, sweet mellow companion, come meet Josie!
7 Year 1 Week old, Spayed Female, Domestic Short Hair, Mixed Breed.
11 Month 1 Week old, Neutered Male, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Mixed Breed, Labrador Retriever.
SPCA ID 319600.
SPCA ID 319612.
Pearls are the symbol of pure heart & mind; innocence & faith. Our Pearl is all of these things and more! After being surrendered recently, ‘Pearl’ adjusted to the shelter life immediately. She is always rolling over and
avoidable with the right exercise schedule and nutrition. Middle aged to older dogs and cats tend to have arthritis more commonly than we realize and a simple intervention such as keeping them warm at home, or adding the correct glucosamine supplement can make a difference for older pets. Keep in mind that pets do not benefit as much from human glucosamine products as they do from supplements specifically designed for their needs. Cats are not little dogs; they have different nutritional, social and grooming needs. In survey after survey, cats are also reported to have less than adequate care when it comes to annual evaluations. While it is common knowledge that dogs need annual check-ups, somehow this need is ignored when it comes to cats. Major illnesses that may affect long-term quality of life for a pet can be diagnosed through timely checkups with a veterinarian. If you haven’t taken your pet in for a checkup for more than a year, resolve to do so this year. And the sooner the better!
showing her belly which in the cat world is showing just how trusting she is. Pearl is 7 years young and ready to settle in to a home that will be forever. Come fall for this amazing feline, you won’t be disappointed.
Theo can be very excitable and would need a home with people that could work on his training, and calming exercises, a house with a fenced backyard. Theo is still a young dog and lots of exercise would be beneficial to him and will help to calm him down. He is good with other dogs, but because of his excitability he would not be suitable for a home with small children. Theo has had some training and knows commands like “sit, stay, come, down”. Come see Theo at the Burnaby SPCA.
4 Year 4 Month 4 Week old, Neutered Male, Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed.
9 Month 3 Week old , Spayed Female , Rex, Mixed Breed.
SPCA ID 304782.
Diesel is a BIG, handsome man currently in a foster home looking for his perfect match! He would love an active owner who has plenty of time for him and a flexible schedule is a must. Diesel is excellent on leash and loves leisurely walks with his humans. He also has WONDERFUL obedience and sits, lays down and shakes a paw like a PRO! He can jump up when excited and needs a CONFIDENT positive guardian to help him learn. Diesel is patiently waiting to meet you!!!
SPCA ID 318370.
Cinnabun needs a quiet home as she is a bit fearful of new situations. As such, a home with younger children might not be the best home for her. An adult home with time to give would be much more appropriate. That said, once she gets to know you, Cinnabun comes to say hello and is quite affectionate. Cinnabun is also litter trained and likes to keep a tidy living space. If you have an affinity for rabbits, we know Cinnabun will have an affinity for you!
The BCSPCA cares for more than 32,000 homeless, abused and injured animals each year, including more than 1,000 animals in Burnaby. The non-profit society receives no provincial government funding and is completely reliant on community support for most of its services. To find out how you can help or to view adoptable animals on line, visit spca.bc.ca or call the Burnaby SPCA Branch at 604.291.7201.
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Burnaby siblings Amanda and Lucas Testini appeared in Carousel Theatre’s Seussical The Musical. Lucas is up for an Ovation Award.
Palm Springs, Anyone?
by Samira Hodania
With Modernism Week just around the corner (February 13-23) and a particularly arctic Canadian winter underway, the desert seems just about perfect right now.
Conveniently located in the heart of the uptown design district, Alcazar is all about the sleek and modern ABC’s (Alcazar, Birba and Cheekys). Appointed with local art, Alcazar is the youngest of the triangle, mastering comfort by spoiling their guests with imported Italian linens and townie bikes. Attracting a diverse crowd, Birba serves a creative menu with Italian wood fired pizzas and locally-sourced, hand-crafted cocktails. In the morning, refuel with the breakfast quesadilla and a freshly squeezed kale smoothie at Cheeky’s and you’ll be ready to hit the town. From $120/night, www.alcazarpalmsprings.com
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Local actor nominated for Ovation award
A Burnaby performer is up for an Ovation Award. Nominations for the 2014 Ovation Awards, which recognize the best in Vancouver-area musical theatre, were announced Jan. 14. Lucas Testini is up for Outstanding Gypsy (Male) for his work in Carousel Theatre’s Seussical The Musical.
Former Burnaby resident Peter Jorgensen is up for Outstanding Direction for the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Avenue Q – which is up for Outstanding Professional Production. The Royal City Musical Theatre Company, based in New Westminster, is a leader in the awards, with multiple nominations for its production of Oklahoma.
It’s up for Outstanding Community Production (Large Theatre), as well as receiving nominations for music direction, choreography, set design and lighting design, along with four performance nominations. For a complete list of nominations, see www.applause musicals.com/2013-ova tion-awards.html. – Julie MacLellan
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Book the architectural tour with Palm Springs Modern Tours (make sure to see Robert) to experience some of the most posh and elite neighborhoods of Palm Springs. The driving tour takes you through the desert’s most notable architecture and gives you the inside scoop on who lived there during the Rat Pack era and which Hollywood stars are vacationing there during Coachella. 3 hour tour, $85/person, www.palmspringsmoderntours.com
Turn your phone off for a morning and hike the Indian Canyons to experience some breathtaking views of the desert. We conquered the Andreas Canyon (don’t worry if you and your gym aren’t speaking, it’s just a 1-mile loop) where you’ll see more than 150 species of plants, some which were used for medicine and preparing food centuries ago. Trails can be hiked with a ranger or solo, www.indian-canyons.com Read our full Palm Springs itinerary at www.vitamindaily.com www.Visitpalmsprings.com
Shampoo Be Gone
Ski Bunny Facial
by Sara Samson
by Sarah Bancroft
We’ve heard a lot about the “No poo” movement (people swamping shampoo for natural ingredients or daily shampooers giving it up for a few weeks to detox the hair) and have to admit we’re intrigued.
Skiing Peak-to-Peak is exhilarating, but the whipping wind, reflecting sun, and sub-zero temperatures can wreak havoc on your face.
Purely Perfect has recently come out with the ultimate “unshampoo” Cleansing Crème that could be a game changer. Used on wet hair, the crème takes the impurities out of your hair but leaves the good stuff like essential oils to make your hair shiny and keep colour vibrant. There’s also no need for conditioner because your hair’s natural conditioners are still intact. Rinse, and repeat (eventually).
Pre- and post-piste, make sure to slather your visage with Pure by Dr. Roebuck’s, an Australian dermatologist whose ski bunny daughters have taken up the brand. While we love all the products in the range (which we’ve been testing all fall), Pure is the winner when it comes to long-lasting skin protection that’s non-greasy and smells cleans and fresh. That’s right, now hide it on your ski boot.
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‘Hidden gem’ takes part in Dine Out Vancouver Janaya Fuller-Evans
Tucked into the south of Burnaby, the Riverway Clubhouse isn’t exactly a restaurant you stumble upon. “It really is a hidden gem, because some people don’t even know we’re here,” says Kristen Robb, marketing coordinator for Riverway. “So, we’re working on it.” But soon, the clubhouse at the Riverway Golf Course will play host to people from all over the region when it takes part in Dine Out Vancouver. “You’re getting a better quality meal for a special price,” Robb says. “So it gives us a little more room to do something more spe-
cial, that extra little bit.” Generally, the clubhouse caters to local golfers and their family and friends, and has a strong lunch crowd from businesses in the area, according to Robb. But she hopes the Dine Out Vancouver event will draw new customers to the area. “It’s a great opportunity to get people from farther out who don’t normally come here to try something different,” Robb says. “And I think that’s kind of what the point of Dine Out is, it’s for a lot of the foodie people to try restaurants perhaps they’ve not tried before and hopefully find a new one that they like, that they’ll frequent after the festival.” The clubhouse’s $28 Dine Out menu includes
options such as vanilla poached Canadian lobster tail, Queen Charlotte Islands halibut, red braised pork belly and pan seared sesame-crusted scallop and deconstructed lemon meringue pie. The clubhouse is at 9001
Bill Fox Way. For more information about the clubhouse, go to tinyurl.com/ RiverwayClubhouse. Other Burnaby participants in Dine Out Vancouver are: Broken Rice Vietnamese Restaurant in the Heights at 4088 Hastings
St.; Hart House alongside Deer Lake at 6664 Deer Lake Ave.; Horizons on Burnaby Mountain at 100 Centennial Way; The Keg Steakhouse and Bar at 4510 Still Creek Ave.; Reflect Social Dining and Lounge at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown;
Stonegrill at the Met at #259-4820 Kingsway; and Tivoli’s Restaurant at 4201 Lougheed Hwy. The Dine Out Vancouver Festival takes place from Jan. 17 to Feb. 2. See www. dineoutvancouver.com for more details.
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Clan women place second at nats duals
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Maroulis scored with a pin over Tanalei Louis at sports editor 130 lbs. Maegan Kuruvita, Simon Fraser University the best of a promising finished runner-up at group of SFU freshmen, the Women’s Collegiate beat Beatrize Marinez on Wrestling Association points at 143 lbs. DiStasio and McLatchy national duals this year. The defending nation- both won on a pin over Thomas and al duals champion Clan Sherese opened the final day of the Heather O’Connor, respecmeet with a 27-17 win over tively. It was the fifth time Oklahoma City, but narSFU has defeated the rowly fell 21-19 powerhouse to King College “It was a good Oklahoma City of Tennessee in the championresult. We always program. “They make ship final on want to win, but it easy to like Sunday in Des Moines, Iowa. it gave us a good to win,” said Jones of the Victoria idea of where we 10-point win Anthony, Helen Maroulis, have to pull up over Oklahoma City. Justina DiStasio our socks.” SFU started and Jenna off the national McLatchy MIKE JONES duals, winall won two SFU head wrestling coach ning nine of matches on the 10 matches in final day, but that wasn’t enough despite a 38-6 victory against the both schools winning five University of Cumberlands on Saturday. bouts each. Huckle led off with a In the championship final, Darby Huckle opened technical fall over Sarah the competition with a win Allen. Anthony easily won over Shannon Constantine at 101 pounds, while her match by a fall, before Anthony pinned Samantha Nikki Brar defeated Sherri Berube at 116 lbs. Kingel at 109 lbs. Laura Anderson won a King responded with five wins in the next six technical fall against Kristin matches, building a big Yamasaki at 123 lbs., while Maroulis pinned Darby lead. Maroulis got SFU back Newman at 130 lbs. Kuruvita won by techniin it with a technical fall over Kayla Brendlinger at cal fall over Olivia Cepak and New Westminster’s 130 lbs. Seniors DiStasio and Monica Podgorski also McLatchy wrapped up defeated Deangela Castex the duals with wins at 170 by technical fall at 155 lbs. DiStasio and McLatchy and 191 lbs., respectively, but the point total was not both won their respective weight classes by technical enough. “We tied 5-5 and it superiority. “It was a good result. came down to my last two seniors,” said SFU head We always want to win, coach Mike Jones. “But (the but it gave us a good idea point structure of the duals) of where we have to pull up is a different focus. … What our socks,” Jones added. The Clan will be back cost us was our young kids in action next week at the got majored.” DiStasio won by tech- national championships in nical fall over Lorrie-Ann St. Louis, Missouri, beginRamos and McLatchy beat ning Jan. 24. Jones believes SFU will Malexsis McAdoo by decilikely be ranked No. 3 sion. In the semifinals against heading into the nationals. The SFU men’s team will Oklahoma City, Anthony scored her first win of the be in action on Monday, Jan. day with a technical fall 20 in a dual meet at home over Kristi Garr at 109 against Emery-Riddle. The bouts begin at 7 p.m. pounds.
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Basketball ballet: Martin Bogajev goes in for a left-handed lay in to help Burnaby South defeat the Byrne Creek Bulldogs 74-59 in BNW high school boys’ basketball at South on Wednesday.
Second half sends South over ’Dogs Tom Berridge
When Burnaby South and Bryne Creek tip off in senior boys’ basketball there is usually fireworks. But the visual display in South’s 74-59 win over Byrne Creek in Wednesday’s mid-week league matchup was less than Celebration of Light worthy. “We don’t seem to play well at 3:30 (p.m.),” said South head coach Dave Smith. “We lost our brains. We were just so emtional, we were incapable of playing well. They didn’t know how to deal with it.”’ The after-school atmosphere, coupled with a crackdown on personal fouls made for a sloppy first half. Both teams counted nine points from the charity stripe in the first quarter of play. But turnovers and missed opportunities continued at both ends of the court until South’s Tyus Batiste
Bronco bucks up with fifth career double-double
came off the bench and settled things down with a solid 13-point contribution, including nine points in the second stanza. Byrne Creek kept themselves in the game in the second quarter, shaving the deficit to 38-32 at half time with three-pointers from Bodi Geoffrey and Abdul Bangura. But in the second half, South caught fire when guard Taylor Smith moved to the wing position and was unstoppable, draining three buckets from beyond the arc to lead all scorers with 21 total points. Martin Bogajev also settled down and contributed seven of his 15 points in the pivotal third quarter. Geoffrey kept a hot hand in the second half for Byrne, leading the Bulldogs with a team-high 14 points. Darryl Cruz also had double-digit numbers with 11 points, including five-of-six free throws. “They came in focused. We proved what we’re capable of in the
first half,” said Byrne Creek head coach Bal Dhillon. But Smith added that Byrne Creek likely missed its best chance to beat the No. 9-ranked quad A Rebels. “It took us a half. It usually takes us two minutes to settle down. You can’t play the game when you are out of your head,” Smith said. “If (Byrne Creek) was going to beat us, today was the day.” This week, the 10-6 Rebels will be in Abbotsford for the 54th annual Snowball Classic in a field of seven provincially ranked teams, including Ontario’s No. 2 quad A Henry Carr high school from Toronto, Sardis, Yale, W.J. Mouat and honourable mention St. George’s, as well as No. 2 AAA Abbotsford Senior and AA No. 3-ranked Southern Okanagan. Later in January, Byrne Creek will also get a chance to again face AAAranked schools Sir Charles Tupper, Sutherland and host McMath at the Wildcat Classic in Richmond.
St. Thomas More grad Lexie Der of Burnaby recorded her second doubledouble of the season for the Boise State Broncos varsity women’s basketball team last Saturday. The sophomore forward scored 11 points and added a team-high 10 rebounds in a 55-48 loss to Wyoming in NCAA Division I Mountain West conference play. It was Der’s fifth career double-double. Der currently leads the Broncos with 56 offensive rebounds and in threepoint shooting percentage, with a .407 on 11 in 27 attempts.
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Burnaby juniors medal at nationals Burnaby Figure Skating Club’s Eric Liu overcame first-round leader Nicolas Nadeau of Quebec to win the junior men’s bronze medal at the Canadian national skating championships in Ottawa on Wednesday. Liu made good on six triples, including a triple lutz-double toe combination to start and a triple toe-double toe-double loop later in the program. Liu’s 171.54 total score was a fraction behind runner-up Bennet Toman of Quebec. Ontario’s Denis Margalik won the junior title with a 181.43 score. Ice dancers Brianna Delmaestro and Timothy Lum of Burnaby also placed third following a strong final free dance. Delmaestro and Lum garnered 134.25 points, but were edged out of second place by Quebec’s Melinda and Andrew Meng by less than three-tenths of a point. First-round leaders Mackenzie Bent and Garrett MacKeen of Ontario also won the free dance portion to win gold in the junior
ice dance with an 142.61 score. Burnaby’s Danielle Wu and Spencer Soo finished off the podium in fourth place with a 128.44 total. In the junior women’s final, sectional medallists Belvina Mao and Kelsey Wong of Burnaby placed 10th and 12th, respectively. Mao, who was fourth after the opening day skate, had points deducted off all of her six jumps, including an opening triple toeloop. Wong had three points deducted off her final score, but got bonus marks for a successful triple lutz earlier in her long program that contained four atttempted triple jumps. Kim DeGuise of Quebec won the junior women’s title, while B.C. provincial champion Julianne Delaurier of Kelowna held on to the silver medal, despite a fourth-best freeskate score. Jayda Jurome of B.C. finished in fourth spot, moving up from 11th place after the opening program with a second-best 78.93 score in the free skate.
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Burnaby’s Ross Henserson, in red, helped the hometown Selects hold the first-place Delta Selects to a scoreless draw in under-14 Metro soccer league play at Burnaby LakeWest last weekend. Lisa King/ burnaby now
All-star Steelers score in Jr. B showcase Grandview Steelers representatives to the annual Pacific Junior Hockey League all-star game all contributed goals in the Monday showcase. Christopher Seto scored a pair of goals, while Tim Chow and older brother Cameron Seto both chipped in with single counter for the Tom Shaw conference all-stars in a 10-8 loss to the Harold Brittain conference stars at the MSA Arena in Abbotsford. Earlier, Grandview defeated the Mission City Outlaws 5-2 in league play at the Burnaby Winter Club on Sunday. Second star Nicolas Bruyere stopped 31 shots in goal to earn the game’s second star.
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Stealth win home opener Burnaby Lakers goalie TylerRichardsbackstopped the Vancouver Stealth to its first-ever win at home. Richards was named the game’s first star, stopping 45 shots en route to an 8-5 victory over the Minnesota Swarm at the Langley Events Centre last Saturday. Although widely outshot, including 20-4 in the final quarter, Richards ensured Vancouver its first win of the National Lacrosse League season with a solid .900 save percentage. Rookies Cody Bremner and Tyler Digby both scored timely goals in the second half. Bremner tallied in the third quarter following a Swarm penalty kill, while Digby, a second-year Burnaby Laker, got his fourth goal of the season minutes into the finalperiod to put Vancouver ahead 7-4. The Stealth is back at home at the LEC on Friday for a return matchup with the Colorado Mammoth. Game time is 8 p.m.
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product of Italy
946ml • product of Canada
San Zanone Organic Rice and Corn Pasta
Bulk Department bags only
reg 7.99 each
Wholesome Country Sourdough Bread
Marinelli Pasta Sauce
Fair Trade Organic Mexican Grown Avocados from Pragor Coop
Choices Sorghum Flour (Stone Ground)
Zorbas Gluten Free Spanakopitas
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156g product of USA
product of Canada
each 500ml • reg 6.99
Amy's Gluten-Free Frozen Burritos
Glutino Gluten-Free Pretzels
product of Canada
product of USA
Ecover Zero Dish Tabs
Liberte Classic Yogurt
Happy Planet Canadian Inspired Soups
product of Canada
Enjoy Life Plentils Chips
Two Leaves Organic Tea
BC Grown Organic Red Bulk Beets
Hardbite Potato Chips
Organic Granny Smith Apples from Sundance Farm Cawston, BC
Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
250g – 430ml product of Canada/USA
40g product of USA
Old Dutch Restaurante Chips and Salsa
500g product of Canada
300g product of USA
Local Lean Ground Beef grass fed, grass forage finished
Kind Fruit & Nut Bars
120g • product of Canada
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