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NEWSLEADER FRIDAY JUNE 24 2011

So long, CENTRAL Burnaby Central will soon fall to the wrecking ball as students and staff move to new digs. Though it may have been time to replace the old building, for many it is a place where lifelong memories and friendships were made

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Monica Frank hangs out in the very same spot she used to when she was a student at Burnaby Central secondary school. She returned to the school as a counsellor in 2000 and is now the head of the department as Central prepares to pack up to a new building next door.

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Burnaby city hall honoured 14 local environmental heroes recently with its annual Environment Awards. Ivanhoe Cambridge Metrotown Properties, won an Environment Award for outstanding environmental achievement in the category of business stewardship, for their work in energy conservation, waste reduction and sustainable practices in the office and retail sector. Louise Towell, won the award in the category of communications, for her work in fish habitat protection with the Stream of Dreams Mural Society. Environmental Stars, which recognizes accomplishments on a smaller scale, were awarded to: Alexandre Hebert and the BCIT Sustainability Committee, for their effort to advance sustainability policy and practice at an institutional level; Alan C. James, for his dedication to urban streamkeeping and environmental stewardship as part of the Stoney Creek Environment Committee; Denis Boko, for his work in urban streamkeeping and environmental stewardship in the Kaymar Creek area of Burnaby; Dan Leah, strata president, representing the residents of Belgravia condominium tower, for their efforts in multi-family residential waste reduction; and eight students—Frances Clayton, Helena Trajic and Valeriya Zaborska from Moscrop secondary, Aliya Dossa, Jennifer Hao, Sofiya Kominko and Ziggy Linklater from Burnaby North secondary and Tiffany Yang from Burnaby South secondary—for their efforts in raising environmental awareness through the Burnaby Youth Sustainability Network. “The City of Burnaby is committed to being a leader in environmental sustainability... ,” said Coun. Dan Johnston, chair of the Burnaby city hall’s environment committee. “It is because of the leadership and support of local environmental heroes such as those we honour in our Environmental Awards, that we have been able to achieve this success to date.” newsroom@burnabynewsleader.com

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A poll of Burnaby Board of Trade members shows only a minority believe construction of the provincial Highway 1 project will negatively affect their business. Among poll participants, 37.8 per cent believe it will have a negative impact while 62.2 per cent believe it won’t. The project, which includes expansion of the highway and construction of a larger replacement for the Port Mann Bridge, is expected to be completed in 2013.

Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby campus has been the site of bear sightings this week. On Wednesday, a bear was spotted on South Campus Road. One was also seen Tuesday, near the Diamond Alumni Centre. And two bears were also found Monday, one in the residence area near Shell House and another at the intersection of Gaglardi Way and Burnaby Mountain Parkway. Anyone who sees a bear on campus can call campus security at 778-782-3100.

Employers in the BurnabyCoquitlam area are expecting a modest hiring climate for the third quarter of 2011, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. The survey data shows that 13 per cent of employers plan to hire for the upcoming quarter, July to September, while seven per cent expect cutbacks. Another 80 per cent plan to maintain current staffing levels.

The Vancouver-Burnaby branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has been awarded a $400,000 annual contract from Fraser Health to operate a new, full-time rehabilitation and recovery-focused clubhouse program in Burnaby. The program will give residents access to a peerdriven psychosocial rehabilitation program that is a place to go for support and rehab services where they can feel a sense of belonging.

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Memories of old Central abound New building to open in fall, demolition of old to make way for new track By Wanda Chow NEWSLEADER

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n the surface, Burnaby Central secondary seems like any other high school in the last weeks of June. There’s a buzz as students tackle exams while the excitement of summer vacation hangs in the air around them. But there are signs that something’s different this year. Like the piles of boxes everywhere, and constant packing. Or the graffiti on lockers and walls saying goodbye to the old place. After 53 years, Central’s first building is set to close to make way for a brand new $50.6-million structure opening in September. The old building will be torn down and a new track built in its place. “It seems like yesterday they were just opening the brand new school,” said Janet White, part of the first graduating class in 1960, who went on to teach there in the 1980s.

At the time, it was considered one of the most modern schools in the province, even offering a special electronics course to senior students planning to study electrical engineering at the University of British Columbia. The fields were mostly muddy until a track and playing fields were built, she recalled. And the neighbourhood was mainly forest, with many students having to be bused to and from school. That meant you had to serve any detentions during lunch break, she added with a laugh. In 1983, when White was a teacher there, she helped organize the school’s 25th anniversary event. It was attended by alumnus Michael J. Fox. “I think he came in a limo and all the girls were screaming,” she recalled. “Within days I saw him on television [and realized why]. I literally did not know who he was.”

Many celebrity alums Michael J. Fox joins a long list of celebrity alumni at the school which includes chef Rob Feenie, NHL hockey player Glenn Anderson, and at least two Olympians— decathlete Dave Steen and boxer Dale Walters.

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Eric Byman, a science teacher at Burnaby Central secondary school for the past 15 years, checks the progress of packing his department for the move to the new building this summer.

Now 47, Walters’ memories of the place included winning the “Mr. Wildcat” male beauty pageant, and organizing a mud wrestling event as part of the annual water sports day. Both projects happened under the direction of marketing teacher George Turpin, whose class Walters never had trouble passing. Ironically, that couldn’t be said for the community recreation 12 class he took, which was akin to physical education. He managed to organize a field trip to Oakalla prison up the hill and write a report about

it, but he skipped enough classes that he failed—and didn’t graduate. Walters ended up taking classes the following year to earn the required credits, while also working and training for the 1984 Olympics. “I went to the Olympics and won a medal but I didn’t graduate from Central because I failed P.E.,” said Walters with a laugh. Schoolmate “Michael J. Fox failed acting and never got his graduation certificate from Central either ... for the same reason, he never went.” Monica Frank (then known as Monica Chucko)

recalled Central being a “jock school” known for the successful track and field program run by math teacher Ken Taylor. One look at the numerous banners in the gym is ample evidence of that reputation, which still continues with one of the top wrestling programs in the province. Frank, 49, who was on the track and field team in the 1970s, even recalled helping organize a group of girls into a football team after deciding it wasn’t fair that only boys were allowed to play. “We practised for a month then we realized there was no [girls] league. We quit. You can’t have a team if there’s no competition,” she said with a laugh.

Prison breaks Since 2000, Frank has worked at Central as a counsellor and is now head of student services, as the department is now known. As a former student there, the changes over the years are numerous. Back in the ’70s, the biggest building in Burnaby was the Sears at what is now Metrotown. Students would get the occasional warnings of escapees from Oakalla prison. PLEASE SEE WE’RE ON A8

One house was burnt to the ground and three others damaged after a two-alarm fire in South Burnaby’s Buckingham neighbourhood early Wednesday morning. Burnaby firefighters were called to 7525 Lambeth Dr. at about 6 a.m. and arrived to find the house, which was vacant and undergoing renovations, fully engulfed in flames. “They couldn’t save the original, it was too far gone, the flames were right through the house and it was pretty well collapsed, so they wanted to save the house next door,” said assistant fire chief administration Tom Foreman. The house next door at 7517 Lambeth Dr. was on fire on the roof and the side of the house. By the time firefighters put out the blaze, there was “substantial damage” to the second floor, attic and roof, he said. Residents of that house managed to escape before fire crews arrived. There were no injuries. The original fire is believed to be suspicious and the investigation has since been turned over to Burnaby RCMP.

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prises 292 apartment units and 11 townhouse units. The site, which will require rezoning, is made up of the north-south lane and eight lots—6566, 6576, 6584 and 6594 Nelson Avenue and 6565, 6575, 6583 and 6593 Dunblane Avenue—which are all vacant and currently zoned RM3 multiple family residential district. The site is designated for high-density apartment development in the Metrotown Town Centre Development Plan. The developer has committed to building the project to a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver standard, the report said. The project, if approved, would include more than 84,000 square feet of additional floor space through the density bonus program. As the site is not considered suitable for an on-site community amenity, the value of the density bonus, $7.39 million, would be given to the city as a cash-in-lieu contribution. The money would be deposited into an account

designated for amenity projects in the Metrotown area. According to council policy, 20 per cent, or about $1.48 million, of the contribution would be designated for affordable or special needs housing projects anywhere in the city. As for the final condo development, the city staff report said, the developer will provide 45 two-zone transit passes for two years for residents’ use, twice the required amount of secured bicycle parking, 30 electric vehicle plug-in stations and two electric vehicles to be owned, operated and maintained by the future strata corporation. Common areas for residents will include a lounge, gallery and golf simulator, and outside, a public art installation, water feature and putting green. The public hearing on the project’s rezoning application will be held Tuesday, July 26, 7 p.m. in council chambers at Burnaby city hall.

Routledge chosen by NDP in Burnaby-North Janet Routledge has won the B.C. New Democrat nomination as its candidate in Burnaby-North for the next provincial election, which could happen as early as this fall. A retired regional director of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Routledge currently sits on the Employment Insurance Board of Referees where she hears appeals for EI. She has lived in the BurnabyNorth riding for 15 years, and has been active in the community, including organizing last summer’s HST initiative petition campaign in Burnaby. “Janet understands the challenges families in Burnaby and across B.C. are facing, and will stand up for them every day,” said BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix. “Janet will be a strong voice for the people of Burnaby-North. “I’m looking forward to hitting the doorstep with her.” Routledge will be trying to unseat three-term incumbent Liberal MLA Richard Lee. wchow@burnabynewsleader.com

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Riot act overshadows the Canucks seven games. The riot hurt. Big time. It was humiliating, People wrote songs about how it was this team’s embarrassing and disgusting. destiny. They danced in the streets after every It also covered up a great deal of pain that had one of their team’s 15 playoff victories. They rode just been inflicted across the province and in the roller coaster of emotions after each loss as pockets across Canada and around the world. they burned up the phone lines to sports talk In the flip of a car and a strike of a match the shows. They taunted opposing goaltenders riot managed to overshadow the latest believing their boys would come through. torture to befall long-standing fans The last several years of modest success of the Vancouver Canucks. The poor also contributed to the hyperbolic build up. souls had just witnessed their hypedThat’s why once the riot smoke clears the up hopes for a Stanley Cup evaporate grief of losing to the big, bad Bruins will faster than an opened canister of tear endure. gas. The team’s fans should have known Riot stories, heartbreaking and better. Didn’t they ever learn in school that heartwarming, are still eating up acres history teaches lessons? of space in the local dailies and megaHaving personally had an affinity for minutes on TV. But long after those the Canucks since they were a minor pro stories dwindle, and they will never team in the old Western Hockey League, completely go away for the proud resi- Grant Granger I’ve learned to temper my anticipation dents of the Lower Mainland, the sting throughout the decades. It doesn’t mean I of yet another year without a Stanley don’t get my hopes up, but my age, my high blood Cup will linger for the faithful. pressure and my journalistic cynicism has me The 1982 and 1994 runs to the Cup final are still keeping them at a reasonable level. celebrated in these parts, and for good reason. General manager Mike Gillis complained this Both are tales of underdogs who overachieved. season when many long-time Canuck observers The 2011 version, on the other hand, is one of didn’t buy into the belief the team would win the built-up expectation. Since last summer many a Stanley Cup. They gave Mike the history lesson, puck pundit predicted the Canucks would reach but he was stubborn, and so he should be considthe final, and likely win it. Even Burnaby’s EA ering he’s supposed to be the team’s leader. Sports eerily ran its 2011 game before the season He should forgive us for wallowing in our torand predicted Vancouver would beat Boston in

ment, though. In the last decade, the Canucks have had some excellent teams. The excitement that was built by those squads is why the team has sellout after sellout. But those teams all bombed out early on. Remember Nick Lidstrom’s skittering shot from centre past affable, but easily beatable, Dan Cloutier that reversed a series in favour of Detroit? Remember the Minnesota Wild and Darby Hendrickson erasing a 3-1 series deficit and a Game 7 Canucks lead? Remember Roberto Luongo letting in a Scott Niedermayer softie in overtime while he pleaded to the referee for a penalty? Haunting memories all. Something always happens to the Canucks. It always does for 29 of 30 teams every season. However, since they’ve been in the league for 40 years they’re overdue. But the law of averages doesn’t guarantee it will happen soon. I’m not expecting it in my lifetime. For temporary relief from the misery it would be a joy to celebrate talented Burnaby boy Ryan Nugent-Hopkins going first overall in the NHL entry draft today. If he does it may even inspire me to cheer for the Edmonton Oilers. Uhhh, then again, maybe not. ■ Grant Granger is a NewsLeader reporter and still believes the Johnny Canuck logo is the best one the team ever had. ggranger@burnabynewsleader.com


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nies that they simply don’t build in new schools anymore. And some teachers, such as biology teacher Patricia Coutts who has taught at Central for 25 years, are retiring this month. Frank pointed out that Coutts has long kept a freezer full of roadkill for use in lessons. “Most people see it as roadkill, Patricia sees it as a teachable moment,” she said with a laugh. Coutts replied with a smile, “I’m not quite sure what I’m going to do with it all.” For Coutts, her funniest memory involved fellow retiring science teacher Bruce Campbell. “Mr. Campbell cleared the building because he burnt a peanut in the lab.” The science lesson gone awry left him with some explaining to do when the firefighters arrived, she said with a laugh. Frank has mixed feelings about saying goodbye to the building she knows so well but noted that while the building will be closing the people that make up the school will be moving to a brand new space next door. “We’re taking our roots with us and making something better with it.”

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Distant wildfires a threat to Metro air quality – through better vehicle emission standards and the AirCare program, while lower levels of sulphur in vehicle fuels has cut sulphur dioxide By Jeff Nagel levels. BLACK PRESS The shutdown of Air quality warnings several refineries and issued by Metro Vanlowered emissions from couver are increasingly cement factories also due to out-of-region cut sulphur dioxide wildfires rather than levels. While peak and local pollution, accordaverage levels of carbon MINISTRY OF FORESTS AND RANGE monoxide and nitrogen ing to a new report. The Tyaughton Lake fire near Lillooet was one of the wildfires dioxide have continued Two air quality that sent smoke south to Metro Vancouver in 2010. advisories issued last to decline in recent year in August lasted a years, sulphur dioxide combined total of seven and particulate levels land to track air conditions and days and both resulted from have been relatively flat. determine when public warnsmoke wafting here from disCutting ozone is a challenge ings are needed. tant fires, noted Metro’s report because it forms when volatile Ozone levels stayed within on air quality in 2010. That fits both the Canada-wide standard organic compounds – often a trend of the “increasing influfrom vegetation, including and the Metro target at all ence of wildfire particulate” farms – reacts with nitrogen times last year. triggering warnings here, it oxides on hot sunny days. Peak That’s an improvement said. Historically, it has been ozone levels are down from the because ozone had exceeded ground-level ozone, not fires, 1980s and early 1990s, but averthe Metro target at least once that has degraded air quality age levels have risen slightly. in each of the previous nine in the summer and sparked The report cautions levels years. advisories. of pollutants can deviate from Over the past two decades, Particulate levels stayed depending on local conditions. the report said, detected levels within a Canada-wide standard, A two-year study led by UBC of most major air pollutants but exceeded Metro Vancouhave fallen. It says emissions of researchers aims to determine ver’s own more stringent target more ways to cut ozone. Metro carbon monoxide and nitrogen maximum at times during last is also aiming to reduce pardioxide have been reduced – August. ticulate from off-road diesel despite continued population Metro runs 26 monitoring machinery. growth in the Lower Mainland stations across the Lower Main-

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Mumps virus back with new outbreak Contagious illness attacks the glands By Jeff Nagel BLACK PRESS

As a part of ensuring provision of potable drinking water to its consumers, the City undertakes routine monitoring of drinking water from various locations within its distribution system. For a copy of City’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2010, please contact City’s Engineering Department at Ph. # 604-294-7460. A copy of the report is available online at www.burnaby.ca.

An outbreak of mumps is underway across the Lower Mainland, affecting mainly young adults. The B.C. Centre For Disease Control says it’s the first sizable mumps outrbreak since 2008 and extends across both the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser health regions. The centre urges the public to ensure their vaccinations are up to date. The BCCDC says many people in their late teens or early 20s haven’t had a second dose

of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine, which is recommended for anyone born after 1970. The virus attacks the glands but it can be considerably worse than the classic sore throat and swollen chipmunk cheeks typically experienced by children. Adults after puberty – particularly university students – can be hardest hit. Men can suffer severely swollen testicles that may shrink permanently when the infection ends, causing fertility problems. Salivary glands, ovaries, breasts and the pancreas can also be infected. In rare cases, brain inflam-

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Logan Schuss scored six times to help the Delta Islanders swamp the Burnaby Lakers in their BC Junior A Lacrosse League game Sunday at Copeland Arena. Schuss was a one-man wrecking crew in the first period, as he scored the Islanders’ first four goals. Delta carried a 6-2 lead into the second period. By the time the middle frame was half over, the Lakers were down and out 12-3 after they gave up three

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Housing starts forecast to increase. CMHC foresees rising luxury homes sales as well. Housing starts will increase in British Columbia this year and next, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Housing Market Outlook report. The CMHC says that housing starts, including single-detached and multiple-family homes, are projected to total 26,400 units in 2011 and 29,000 in 2012. “The housing market outlook is similar to CMHC’s first quarter forecast, except for adjustments to the existing home price outlook,” says CMHC’s B.C. Regional Economist Carol Frketich. “Mortgage loan interest rates, which will remain low by historic standards, together with stable employment and strong population growth, will support the resale and new home markets in 2011 and 2012.”

“An increase in higher-end detached home sales in the first quarter in some areas of Greater Vancouver will push the average MLS price up 14 per cent in 2011, to $770,000,” says Robyn Adamache, Senior Market Analyst for Vancouver with the CMHC. According to a release from the CMHC, price increases recorded in Vancouver, Richmond and West Vancouver are higher than anticipated, and this will continue to contribute to higher prices and greater demand for high-end homes in those areas. “Greater Vancouver accounts for almost half of MLS sales in the province, and a rising share of single detached home sales, which tend to have higher prices, as well as an increasing proportion of sales in higher priced areas of Greater Vancouver,” says Frketich.

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Want to join one of Vancouver’s fun and funky neighbourhoods? Developer Concord Pacific may have created the perfect place in Uptown. Located at East 12th and Kingsway, Uptown drops you right in the middle of the hip South Main area. Grant Murray, vice-president of sales with Concord Pacific, says South Main has been upgraded in a big way over the past few years. The area has seen lots of businesses move in after they left the nearby Cambie corridor during construction of the Canada Line, adding a combination of practical amenities and hipster flavour. “Main has gone a long way in upgrading itself,” he says. Uptown is a 10-floor, 102-unit building, featuring a variety of different apartment suites. Layouts range from one- or two-bedrooms with added dens or flex rooms. Suite sizes run from 560 to 955 square feet, not including balconies, and ceilings in most units are 8-foot-8. Murray says suites at Uptown

average $545 per square foot – a far cry from the $700-$800 range typically found right downtown. “It’s really great to have more room for the same buck,” he says. Murray added that the units, what he describes as “really sensible, goodsized suites,” act as a great investment for prospective landlords because tenants tend to stay longer in larger apartments. Uptown is certainly not hurting for amazing features. Outside, residents will find stunning views – especially looking downtown and toward the North Shore mountains. Every suite includes an open balcony or deck. Murray says homes on floors six to 10 have particularly spectacular views, but residents on lower floors can still get a chance to enjoy the sunset by venturing up to the building’s green

rooftop terrace. The rooftop terrace is just one of several amenity areas in the building. The others include a gym on the ground floor as well as a kitchenette/ meeting room on the second floor with a nearby play area for the kids. Another play area is available on the 10th floor. Meanwhile inside, kitchens feature high-gloss laminate cabinetry and

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VICK, Jennifer Lynn (nee Procter) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jennifer Lynn Vick (nee Procter), on Sunday, the 19th of June 2011 at Burnaby General Hospital. She will be greatly missed by her family, her friends, her colleagues, and those she touched throughout her life. Lynn was born in Toronto, ON, on the 2nd of Nov 1955, the daughter of Flora Procter and the late W. Harley Procter. Lynn is survived by her husband, Don; her mother, Flora; and her sister Janet; and many other family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made out to The Canadian Cancer Society. A celebration of Lynn’s life will be held at Shiloh United Church, 1105 Sixth Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3M 2B7. 604 - 879 - 8727 on Sunday, the 26th of June 2011 at 3:00pm.

PROFESSIONAL SALES ASSOCIATES Interested in SALES? Outgoing? Motivated?

LOST AND FOUND

LOST Cat - 10 month old neutered male cat, vic. of Quay Side Dr. New West on June 15th. Tattoo on ear. Medium size, med hair. Tabby. Brown, tan colour with black stipes. White chin, chest & paws. Call (778)808-6502

Gregg distributors (BC) Ltd. is looking for individuals to fill outside sales positions. Knowledge of the Industrial & H.D industries are an asset. Training will be provided to help achieve you full potential.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

We offer excellent growth & compensation possibilities.

108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Please fax resumes to 604-888-4688 or visit employment opportunities at www.greggdistributors.ca

Earn $500-$2000/m. Operate a Mini-Office Outlet from home. Free online training, flex hrs, great income. www.how2bfree.org

Flower Store Wake up & smell the roses be your own boss! Existing 20 year old turnkey franchise available in Victoria. $49,900. Serious inquiries only to sellflowers505@gmail.com

Sales bcclassified.com / Marketing Manager Required for an established, medium size Logging and Construction Equipment Dealership located in Southeastern British Columbia. Qualified applicant must have “hands-on” experience in the Sales / Marketing of machines, parts, rentals, service and product support from utility to heavy construction and logging equipment. For more information on what it would take for us to re-locate you to the casual living of the Kootenay’s, the land of great all seasons indoor and outdoor activities.

Call us - Toll Free 1-800-562-5303

WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

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109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

ROLL-OFF TRUCK DRIVER req’d immed for busy recycling plant. Good driving record & prev roll-off exp a must. Hi-paced, F/T position offering good pay & excellent benefits. Fax resume to 604-524-3946 or e-mail to rudit@ckfibres.com Attn: Fleet Mgr.

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Advertising Representative Burnaby NewsLeader New Westminster NewsLeader This is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career in advertising and marketing. The Burnaby NewsLeader & New Westminster NewsLeader are divisions of Black Press Ltd., Canada’s largest independent newspaper company, with more than 180 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii, and extensive online operations with over 250 websites. Black Press is also Western Canada’s largest privately-held commercial printer with 14 printing plants. The NewsLeader is the recent recipient of the Suburban Newspapers of America 2009 First Place Best Community Newspaper, circulation 37,500+, plus has won or been nominated in eleven categories for the 2010 SNAs, CCNAs, and BCYCNAs, including winning a CCNA Blue Ribbon award. If you are a highly creative individual with an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment and have good interpersonal and sales skills, we would like to meet you. To apply, please forward your resume with a cover letter to: Tracy Keenan, Publisher 7438 Fraser Park Drive Burnaby, BC V5J 5B9 Email: publisher@burnabynewsleader.com publisher@newwestnewsleader.com Deadline for applications is: June 30th, 2011 Burnaby

New Westminster

NEWSLEADER NEWSLEADER www.blackpress.ca

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EDUCATION

DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 www.dgscanada.ca Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers

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HAIRCARE PROFESSIONALS

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HELP WANTED

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HELP WANTED

FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certified, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944

GREAT CLIPS In Burnaby Now Hiring • ASSISTANT MANAGERS • STYLISTS

If you enjoy team work, a fun environment and being in a busy salon, Great Clips Burnaby has Full-Time & Part-Time Opportunities. We Provide Customers for Hair Stylists That Love To Cut Hair! Apply in person 4299 Kingsway, Burnaby or Call

Keith 778-908-2136

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HELP WANTED

Aman Transport Looking for Drivers Long distance driving In the U.S & Can. & 10 western states. Min 2 yrs exp. Class 1 Drivers Lic. Able to travel to U.S. Extended Medical Coverage.

Call (604)953-2626 ext 230 or 604-761-2083 Ask for Sandy

CARRIERS NEEDED

LEMARE GROUP EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT The Lemare Group is currently seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant for their Port McNeill Office, which is located on Northern Vancouver Island. Responsibilities: •Managing Calendars •Coordinating Travel Arrangement •Process correspondence, reports and other documents •Maintain confidential records and office files Qualifications: •Previous executive/administrative experience •Excellent oral & written skills •Microsoft Office fluency is mandatory This position is a full time permanent position with a competitive compensation package based on experience. Lemare will accept resumes by email or fax. Please email your response to: office@lemare.ca or fax 250-956-4888.

SUMMER DOES NOT MEAN LABOUR $9 - 20/hr Marketing + promo company looking to hire + train a few outgoing people to work. No sales. F/T, 18+. Going back to school? Not a problem! Scholarship program available. Call Destiny at 604-777-2194

KIDS & ADULTS NEEDED

Papers are delivered to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2X a week, Wednesdays and Fridays right in your neighborhood. Call Christy 604-436-2472 for available routes email circulation@burnaby newsleader.com

CERTIFIED TCP and Lane Closure Techs required. Exc. wages. Must have vehicle. Call 604-996-2551 or email Traffic_King@shaw.ca

109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Great City, Great Work, Great Future! Situated in the centre of Metro Vancouver, the City of New Westminster delivers a broad spectrum of urban services to a city of over 60,000 residents. We’ve earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations.

TRADESMAN 2 - MECHANIC The City is seeking a skilled journeyman mechanic who will perform mechanical overhaul, repair, servicing and maintenance work on City vehicles, heavy-duty equipment as well as other equipment as required. In addition, you will also perform a variety of gas and electrical welding tasks common to mechanical shop work. This position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Please refer to our website at www.newwestcity.ca for full posting details.

Round Lake Treatment Centre

ROUND LAKE TREATMENT CENTRE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB POSTING Round Lake Treatment Centre, a 36-bed residential alcohol and drug abuse facility is located near Vernon, BC is currently seeking an Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors the Executive Director is responsible for overall management of the Centre and its facilities. Position Description: The Executive Director provides vision and leadership in the management of the Round Lake Treatment Centre activities. The Executive Director has overall responsibilities for all RLTC operations as described in the following tasks: 1) Strategic Planning and Operational Planning 2) Policy revision and development 3) Human Resources Management 4) Financial management 5) Communications both external and internal 6) Board relations Qualifications & Experience: Education: Bachelor Degree in Management/Business Administration Experience: At least three years managerial experience, including demonstrated knowledge and experience in program development and delivery. How to apply: Please submit resume, cover letter stating your salary expectations and 2 written letters of reference by July 15, 2011 at 4pm to: Norma Manuel, President 200 Emery Louis Rd Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B5 Fax: 250-546-3227 E-mail: execdirector@roundlake.bc.ca Note: Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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HOME CARE/SUPPORT

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER needed for our sister, stroke survivor, ambulatory, aphasic. Need one honest, thoughtful, empathic, woman with good English. Live on farm. Please send references to: Box 636, c/o bcclassified, 818 Broughton St, Victoria, BC, V8W 1E4.

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MEDICAL/DENTAL

MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees Needed! Hospitals & Drâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Need Medical Office & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Avail. 1-888-778-0459

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PART Time or Full time Cashier at Sapperton Chevron Night/Graveyard Shifts $11-12/Hour 496 E Columbia st, New Westminster ss1717@chevronretail.ca

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TRADES, TECHNICAL

HORIZON TELECOM INC. is looking for journeyman copper splicers and linemen for all over BC. Telus Retirees welcome, benefit packages available. Fax or Email resume to 1-250-372-8964 or kamhorizon@telus.net

OUR company seeks a customer service representative. Send applications to hppcht@msn.com.

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

HELP WANTED

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 257

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

Tango etc! AM, PM classes Adult & Seniors. 437-9464

The NewsLeader is looking for Zone Checkers for its Circulation Department. The right candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Your attention to detail and ability to work with minimum supervision sets you apart from other applicants. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express recommended. Duties include overseeing youth carriers, recruiting and hiring new carriers, monitoring carrier performance and following up on householder delivery concerns. A reliable vehicle is a must. This permanent part-time position is perfect for students or retired individuals available to work a ďŹ&#x201A;exible schedule including occasional evenings and weekend shifts. Please forward your resume to: Circulation Manager: Burnaby New Westminster NewsLeader 7438 Fraser Park Drive, Burnaby, BC V5J 5B9 Email: circmanager@burnabynewsleader.com Phone: 604-456-6343

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

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MOVING & STORAGE

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Hobby size greenhouses for sale Ideal for both patio & garden use Dome was $40 - Now $20 24â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Aâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Frame was $30 - Now $15 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Aâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Frame was $20 - Now $10 Visit us on line at www.guardiangreenhouses.com To learn all about our patented greenhouse system.

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

A-1 PAINTING CO.

Always! Gutter, window cleaning, pressure washing, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627

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604.723.8434 Top Quality Painting Exterior / Interior

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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Rickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bobcat Service. Leveling, Back filling, Trucking reas. rates.778-355-2978, 604-290-2978

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

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Alpine Landscaping

604-949-1900 QUALITY RENOVATIONS

$95 includes: Aeration, Moss Control & Fertilization Now accepting NEW 10 day weekly lawn mowing customers. â&#x153;&#x201C;Installation â&#x153;&#x201C; Maintenance â&#x153;&#x201C;Renovations â&#x153;&#x201C;Call a Profes.

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3 rooms for $269, 2 coats (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

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www.metrovanhome.ca

604 - 961 - 8595 Always! Pwr. raking, grass cutting, fertilizing, hedging, pruning, Rubbish rem. Free Est. 604-230-0627

BARK MULCH www.triplefivequalitywood.com 604.290.2879 ~ 604.328.6355

â&#x20AC;&#x153; ABOVE THE REST â&#x20AC;&#x153; Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

ADDITIONS, Renovations & New Construction. Concrete Forming & Framing Specialist. 604.218.3064

GARDEN ROTOTILLING. Is your lawn being destroyed? We are certified to kill Chaffer Beetles. Lawn aeration, Reseeding or Installations. stump grinding, hedge Trimming, tree services. Cell: 778 885-6488

MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510

SEASIDE PAINTING & Decking 604-462-8528, 218-9618 Stardust

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10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Renoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 $69/HR. Lic., Insured. Experienced & friendly service. Clogged drains, garburators, leaks & more. Sm jobs OK. Call anytime 604-805-2488.

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341 RENOVATIONS Carpentry, painting, drywall, tiles Quality work - reasonable price Martin 604-521-8715

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LANDSCAPING

ARBORSCAPE TREE & GARDEN SERVICE. Removals, pruning, planting, hedge trimming. Call Johann 778-235-0343

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PRESSURE WASHING POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS #1 RooďŹ ng Company in BC

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount available. 604-721-4555 or 604-800-9488. ABBA MOVERS & DEL. Res/com 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25 yrs of experience 604-506-7576 ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020

AFFORDABLE MOVING

$45/Hr

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PAVING/SEAL COATING

ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.

Local & Long Distance

Call 604.436.2472 or email circulation@burnabynewsleader.com today for more info!

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COUNSELLING

QUALIFIED COUNSELLOR FOR DEPRESSION, STRESS, EATING DISORDERS, PHOBIAS ETC. 778 898 5105

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YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

HELP WANTED

CARRIERS NEEDED in Burnaby

DRYWALL

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

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.Own a home? Need Money? Origin Home Financial Partners

Required for Hazelmere Roofing Company. Full - Time opportunity available. Excellent Wages! Start Now! Andy 604.808.1655 E-mail : hazelmererooďŹ ng@shaw.ca

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

LINE DANCING * SWING

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AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

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PERSONAL SERVICES

SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

INTRINSIC General Contracting Ltd. Vancouver, requires Rough Carpenters/Joiners as soon as possible. Responsibilities: Framing, wall, roof structures, windows, doors, assemble and join wood components, install floor beams, follow blueprints. $24.50/hr, fulltime, Lower Mainland Job sites. Ideal candidate with Secondary School completion and at least 4 years experience as a joiner/framing carpenter. Please contact us at info@intrinsicgc.com

â&#x20AC;˘ SINGLE-PLY ROOFERS â&#x20AC;˘ SLOPED ROOFERS â&#x20AC;˘ LABOURERS

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TRADES, TECHNICAL

PERSONAL SERVICES

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

604-537-4140 MAN with 1 ton moving truck avail for moving or delivery. Fast & Reliable. Starting $40/hr 604-759-2955

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Re-roofing, Repair & New Roof Specialists. Work Guar. WCB.10% Seniorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Disc. Jag 778-892-1530 GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs BBB, WCB $2m Liability. Clean Gutters $80. 604-240-5362


Friday, June 24, 2011 NewLeader A27 HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

PETS 477

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

PETS

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GARAGE SALES

Burnaby GARAGE SALE Sat. June 25, 9-3 p.m. 7235 Portage place (Government Rd. area enter via Buffalo from Phillips) Clearing out, 20 years of collectibles, antiques & oddities, as well as general household goods & knick-knacks.

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

RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL EARTH FRIENDLY On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

604.587.5865 www.recycle-it-now.com BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 per load. Yard cleanup. Burnaby & NW. 778-859-8760

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!!

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Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

bradsjunkremoval.com

★ ★CALL NOW★ ★ LOW COST RUBBISH REMOVAL

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

DOGO ARGENTINO MASTIFFS PB, Rare Breed. Born April 20. Ready to go. 3F, 1M. $1500. 778-242-0862 GOLDEN retriever X Australian Shepherd, 7 wks. male/female $375. Dewormed. No Sunday calls: 604-819-4404 or 604-823-6703 KITTENS $35 ea. Short hair tabbie mix. Varied markings 604-8560386, 604-839-4808 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com P/B BLUENOSE PITBULL PUPPIES, 7wks old 1st shot Going fast. 2M 2F $1500 obo 778-808-0964 P.B. Chocolate LAB female. 5 mo old. partially trained. All shots. Spayed. $650. (604)796-3669 PRESA CANARIO pups, $700$1200. Black, fawn & brindle. Dad 150lbs, Mom 120lbs. 778-552-1525 SHELTIE SABLE PUPPIES, 3 1/2 months old, asking to go out! $400$600 (604)826-6311 Springer Spaniel pups, 4m/3f, dad reg./mom not, gd hunting background, $600/ea. (604)798-3805 TOY POODLE PUPS, 14 wks old. healthy. $400. Also 1 yr old - price neg. (604)589-0781, 604-346-6720

Wanted: 1000 Saints

Isaac 604-727-5232 IKE`S LOW COST JOBS Rubbish Removal, Drainage,Demolision Call: IKE 778 881 1379 RUBBISH REMOVAL & MORE *Landscape *Trimming *Yard Clean *Const. Clean. *ANYTHING!!! 1 Ton Truck. Call Patrick for Prompt Quality Service @ 604-808-1652.

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread

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SUNDECKS

All animals deserve to have hope for a better tomorrow. www.1000saints.ca WEST HIGHLAND TERRIERS, 10wks, vet checked, 2nd shots, dewormed, family raised, paper/crate trained, 2 males, $1000. 316-8691

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509

AUCTIONS

SOLD THE FARM Farm Equipment, Horses, Antiques, etc... June 25th 2011 at 11:00am.

!!ALL MUST GO!!

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

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TREE SERVICES A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

Preview June 24th, 2:00pm to 7:00pm. 9230 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta BC. 604-596-7072 All the details on the auction are at: www.vandongensporthorsesales.com

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FERTILIZERS

☎ 604-521-7594 ☞ 604-817-8899 PETS 477

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566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS STERLING PIANO Low style. Very good ring. $800. Call 604-557-9644

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SPORTING GOODS

Want to get into shape?? Hoist V3 Home gym

Perfect condition, hardly used. Patented 3-D articulating chest press, arm & leg press.

Paid $3500, sacrifice $1000. Downsizing must sell.

BURNABY

Completely remodeled building and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Located at Highgate Mall. From $780/mo includes heat, hot water and parking.

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GARAGE SALES New Westminster, th

Sat. June 25 10am ~ 3 pm

Furniture, Appliances, Housewares, Clothes, Toys & much, much more!

*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake! Lakeshore living At it’s Best! LAKESHORE 101 ft frontage by 88 ft. VACATION HOME 1-1/2 Story - 1200 sq. ft. Upper level - 3 bdrms Main level - 1 large bdrm Main bathrm, Open floor Plan - dining rm, kitchen and front room with dbl patio door access to Large deck - over 700 sq. ft. Large floating wharf - 660 sq. ft. 2 buoys, Firepit

BRIDGEVIEW FLEA MARKET Every Sunday, Year Round, 80 Vendors 7am-3pm, 11475-126a St. Sry. Info./Book Table 604-625-3208 Burnaby

ONLY $729,000: Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends! 5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC.

Call 604-542-0865 or 250-955-6398 Email: dlklitch@telus.net For more details

DON’T MISS OUT!

Rozario 778-788-1849

MAPLE PLACE TOWERS 1 Bdrm Apts starting at $950 2 Bdrm Apts starting at $1200 Heat and hot water included. Dishwasher, fridge, stove, balcony, shared laundry. Avail Immed. Close to amen, schools and mall.

Canadian CSA Modular, Manufactured, and Park Model Homes @ US factory direct wholesale prices. Starting @ 39,824 better features + more options = best value. The Home Boys 877-976-3737 or 509481-9830 www.hbmodular.com We will beat anyone’s price. Guaranteed!

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

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APARTMENT/CONDO

Quiet & well maintained bldg. Includes heat & hot water. On site manager. Cat okay. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Secure parking available. For viewing call:

Call 604- 522-5230

NEW WEST 621 Colburne St. 1 bdrm grnd flr. Quiet bldg. $675/mo. No pets. Close to amenities. Avail now or July 1. Call: 604-454-4540

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RECREATIONAL/SALE 2011 COLEMAN 184

TRANSPORTATION 810

Enclosed & heated underbelly & tanks, A/C, Am/Fm/Cd w/ interior speakers. During Coleman Days $22,995 (Stk.30787) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-877-651-3267 DL #31087

AUTO FINANCING

4 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $780. Pkg, lndry rm. Close to transit, park and shops. Heat & hot water included. For more info & viewing call

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Rozario 778-788-1849

Park Villa 529 10th Street 3 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $760. Parking, lndry rm. Close to transit, park, shops. Heat & hot water included. For more info & viewing call

Rozario 778-788-1849 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

CA$H for CAR$ No Wheels -No Problem! Servicing the Fraser Valley 604-746-2855

Panorama Court

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

Spacious & clean 1 bdrm avail. From $750 - $780/mo. No pets.

778-865-5454

BURNABY NEW WESTMINSTER

Call 604-540-6732

Cash for all vehicles Free towing Quick service Always available

Call 604-540-6725

778-865-5454

NEW WESTMINSTER

RIVIERA MANOR Great 1 Bedroom, quiet building nr. amenities, Royal City Mall & Skytrain.

Burnaby

Vista Terrace 7465 13th Avenue,

Includes Heat, Hot Water and Cable.

3-storey building conveniently located minutes from SkyTrain. Renovated 1 bedroom suite from $785. Close to public transit, parks and schools. U/G prkg. balconies, lndry rm. Heat & hot water incl’d. For more info & viewing call

Albert 778-788-1853 Professionally Managed by Gateway Property Management

Please call 604-526-0147

PORT COQUITLAM

CEDARWAY APT Bright & Clean 1 & 2 Bdrms D/W, Heat and hot water included. Close to schools, shopping & public transportation.

Call 604-837-4589 Well maintained ONE bedrooms. Includes cable, heat & hot water. Secure parking avail. On site manager. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Quiet & well maintained bldg., walk to Highgate Mall & transit. Cat okay. For viewing....

Call 604- 521-3448

www.aptrentals.net

736

HOMES FOR RENT

Maple Ridge, 2 bdrm hse completely redone. New appls & flooring. Garage & shed on property. Lge yard. Cls to Golden Ears bridge. $1250 July 1. 604-941-2243 MAPLE RIDGE. 3 bdrm rancher 1/4 acre, liv rm / fam rm, lrg deck. 2 lrg strg sheds, NS/NP. July 1. $1450. Call 604-941-3259.

741 COQUITLAM

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

Call (604) 931-2670

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

818

CARS - DOMESTIC

1981 CHRYSLER CORDOBA, carriage top, 318 cu in. 88,500 K, good cond. $4500 obo. (604) 852-9342. 1990 CADILLAC Allante convertible white, “rare”, 2 seater, 155,000 kms Must sell. $6,900. 604-309-4001

BURNABY

OFFICE/RETAIL

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

1995 NISSAN SENTRA - aircared. 261,000 kms. Automatic, 2 dr. Nice car. $1300: (778)552-6300

2006 MAZDA 5, 6 pass van, touring edition, loaded, auto, snrf, 17’’ whls. $10,000 obo. (604)309-4001. 2011 KIA RIO 5, h/b, auto, 12,000 kms. Black. Most options. $8000 firm. 604-538-9257. OKANAGAN’S Largest Used Car Super Store. Always open online at: www.bcmotorproducts.com 250-545-2206

827

VEHICLES WANTED

836

OFF-ROAD VEHICLES

ROOMS FOR RENT

747B SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING

POCO DOWNTOWN

Langley

All-Inclusive Seniors Residence

201 St/Michaud Cres

3 BR House w/ kitchen, dinning rm, living rm, carport, f/s, hookup w/d, backyard, patio, plenty of storage. Avail. July 1 $933 + utils. N/S & N/P. New West. Crown Manor 430 – 9th Street. 1 bdrm apart, on site ldry, 1 prking spot. Close to shop ping, all amens. Heat & hot water incl. $745/m. 604-451-6676 New Westminster, #503, 39-6th St. 2 bdrms, 2 baths. N/S. N/P. $1700. Avail now.

604-535-8080 Croft Agencies Ltd. view pictures at: www.croftagencies.com NEW WESTMINSTER:520-11th St. Large 1 bdrm w/ small storage room. Incl h/w & heat. By Transit. Cats ok. $695 - $745/mo. Call: 604-540-2028.

1 Bdrm. Apartment Rent incls. freshly prepared meals, cable, housekeeping, emergency response & activities. www.rjkent.com 2675 Shaughnessy St. Call: 778-285-5554

750

752

2007 STARCRAFT tent trailer, mint cond. Sleeps 6, loaded, awning, strg. in/out. $7400. (604)465-9252

838

RECREATIONAL/SALE

SUITES, LOWER

DEER LAKE, Upper. $975/mo. 2 bdrm bsmt ste, nr schl/trnst, util incl, shrd w/d, NS/NP, ref’s req’d. Call: 604-432-7526 NEW WEST, London St. Newer 2 bdrm, 2 liv rms, 2 baths, NS/NP, Jul.1.$1200 incl utils. 778-855-8908

1993 PHOENIX 26’ Class A Motorhome, GM chassis, rear queen bed, awning, 62K, nice shape, $13,500. 604-536-8379.

2010 COLEMAN 325

TOWNHOUSES

COQUITLAM

Crescentview Renovated townhomes in magnificent area. Basement, patio, new appliances, garage. Call 604-834-4097 www.aptrentals.com

The Scrapper

2003 Mercedes 320SLK. Beautiful 2 door hardtop convertable. 44,000kms. Automatic. Full Load. Absolutely mint. Pewter with black interior. $23,900 obo. Call Glen 250-470-8251

MEDICAL SPACE for rent in a multidisciplinary clinic located on the busiest corner in Surrey. Available immediately. Negotiable price. Suitable for any medical speciality. Please email for a tour of the clinic at drdsv@shaw.ca.

746

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

2002 MUSTANG COUPE, like new, only 44,000 kms. Asking $9,900. 604-853-9778.

NEW WEST-Room with bath, in family home. Light kitchen fac. Mature prof. $400/mo. (604)618-9340

BURNABY

Super Clean ONE Bedrooms

TOWNHOUSES

PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1005/mo - $1089/mo. Shares req’d. No subsidy available. Orientation 2nd & 4th Sun. 2 pm & 3rd Tues. 7 pm each mo. 19225 119th Ave., Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B2. Leave msg 604-465-1938

www.aptrentals.net

Call 604-592-5663

RENTALS

752

TRANSPORTATION

Call 604-421-1235

RECREATIONAL

LAKEFRONT Properties, For Sale 20 minutes from Qualicum www.hornelake.bc.ca

RENTALS

Skyview Manor 908 6th Avenue

WEBSITE:

okhomeseller.com Listing # 26628

COMPLEX WIDE GARAGE SALE 8580 Cumberland Place Sat, June 25, 9am-3pm Something for Everyone.

BURNABY

BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel.

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

We’ve been displaced ! The Maple Ridge Antique Mall has closed. We are having a 20% off SALE. June 25 & 26, 9am - 4pm at 12627 Garibaldi St. Maple Ridge. (east on Dewdney Trunk Rd. to #1 St. before 272 Ave. WELL WORTH THE DRIVE!! 604-341-9899.

3 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $760. Covered pkg, lndry rm, landscaped common area. Close to park, transit, shops. Heat & hot water incl’d. For more info & viewing call

604-525-2661

REAL ESTATE

317 Regina St. New Westminster Sat. June 25th, 9am - 2pm Bdrm suite, Sports equip, Antiques

Antiques & Collectibles

Quiet, spacious 2 & 1 Bdrms & Bachelor suites. Incld: Balcony, prkg, heat & h/wtr

Park Crest Apts.

640

227 & 228 Seventh Street,

Colonial House 435 Ash Street

CLAREMONT TERRACE

** 6960 ELWELL ST ** NEAR MIDDLEGATE

APARTMENT/CONDO

NEW WESTMINSTER

Burnaby:

1 Bedroom Reno’d suites located in upgraded blding in cul-du-sac. Next to large green space. Incl’s heat, hot water and basic cable. Walk to Highgate mall. Quiet and clean. Cat okay. Deposit required. For viewing....

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS • Leftover from Hotel Order • 800 Coil 3’’ Pillowtop • Original Plastic • Only 14 Avail • 10 year warranty Retail $1,399! Liquidation $560 incls. taxes. Call: 604.807.5864

706

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

Call: 604-309-6206

OKANAGAN

FURNITURE

BRAND NEW QUEEN SIZE PILLOW TOP MATTRESS SETS

PETS

Beautiful & adorable purebred German Shepherd puppies born on Apr. 27, no papers. Loving & affectionate parents, vet checked, 1st shots, dewormed. Good family dogs. 604-796-3561 BICHON Pups CKC Reg. $750. Adorable. Hypo-allerg, vet chk, 1st shots, guart’d. 604-617-3470 Boston Terriers pups, ckc reg, vet checked, reputable breeder, excellent pedigree. (604)794-3786 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CKC Reg.soft coated Wheaten Terrier pups, hypo-allergenic. Guarntd. Vet ✓ $1200. Call 604-617-3470 CORGE PUPPIES, white, 12 weeks old. Ear chipped, registered. $3500. VIP only. 604-274-1056 ENGLISH BULLDOG puppies, Male/Female, P/B, mircochiped, dewormed, Vet check, health guar’d Call Andrei 604-970-3807. ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS Champion bloodlines, CKC, $2,800. Call or email; 604-465-3254, schoolyardbullies@ymail.com GERMAN Shepherd pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines Reg/Guar. 604-856-8161

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS

MISC. FOR SALE

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

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

ABC TREE MEN ✶ Pruning & Shaping ✶ Tree Removal ✶ Stump Grinding

706

Call Kelly 778-994-2334

560 356

RENTALS

3 burner stove, enclosed & heated water tank, microwave, $8,300 in Savings, during Coleman Days NOW $34,995 (Stk.30221) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-877-651-3267 DL #31087

851

TRUCKS & VANS

1980 CHEV crane truck, 8 ton lift, $7000 obo. Call Doug @ 604-7500194 1991 Ford E50 Van, Sidewinder Conversion 7 seater with captain’s seat. Hitch, air-cared. Great cond. No accidents $1500: (604)465-7109 2003 LANDROVER V6 silver 135,405k loaded 4/whl dr $6999 778-908-7572,778-552-6300 2007 FORD Lariat Black, h.d Turbo Max V8, dual wheel, tow pkg. Loaded. $29,500: (604)536-8289


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