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CITY CENTRE ON THE RISE Metrotown may seem to be a neighbourhood going through a drastic change in recent years, as development accelerates. But the plan for the area is nothing new, and whatâ€™s happening today was on the books many years ago
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Burnaby-Edmonds NDP MLA Raj Chouhan is one of eight recipients of the 2011 Cesar Chavez Black Eagle Award being presented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union. The UFCW cited him for his “relentless and selﬂess service to the farm workers struggle.” Chouhan, the Opposition New Democrats’ labour critic, is the founding president of the Canadian Farmworkers’ Union.
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan was honoured with the Union of B.C. Municipalities Long-Service Award at its recent conference in recognition of his 25 years of service in local government ofﬁce. Corrigan was ﬁrst elected to Burnaby council in 1987, serving for 15 years before being ﬁrst elected mayor in 2002. He joins two late former Burnaby mayors in receiving the award, Doug Drummond and Alan Emmott.
Burnaby Coun. Sav Dhaliwal was elected to the Union of B.C. Municipalities’ executive as a Metro Vancouver area representative at its conference recently. Dhaliwal is the immediate past-president of the B.C. NDP and the Lower Mainland Local Government Association. He also serves as a director of the Metro Vancouver board. He is currently serving his third consecutive term as Burnaby councillor.
Canadian Tire stores will be accepting old mercury thermostats for recycling between Oct. 8 and 15. The free program aims to prevent the highly toxic mercury from entering landﬁlls where it can contaminate the environment. Anyone upgrading a thermostat or HVAC system is encouraged to participate. Programmable thermostats will also be accepted. Info: www.switchthestat.ca.
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Highrises part of livable city: city hall Critics say it will lead to overcrowding and pressure on services By Wanda Chow NEWSLEADER
‘We can’t shut the gates’ Metro Vancouver recently adopted
It’s amazing how much the area surrounding Metrotown SkyTrain station has changed in the last 25 years. This photo is from 1986, when the SkyTrain ﬁrst opened.
a regional growth strategy that will see the region’s population reach 2.8 million people by 2021 and 3.13 million by 2031. “Burnaby is part of the region,” Luksun said. “With the population coming in, we can’t shut the gates to the city.” That’s the main reason behind the city’s supplemental density bonusing plan, adopted by council almost a year ago. And by focusing the added density in designated town centre areas, it helps to protect single-family and two-family neighbourhoods, he said. The original density bonus program, in which developers are allowed to build more density in
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exchange for cash or constructing city amenities, such as daycare centres and non-proﬁt ofﬁce space, started in 1997. In exchange for even more added ﬂoor space, the new supplemental (or “s” category) bonusing program will provide still more community amenities and allow city input into the ﬁnal product. So far, such projects in Metrotown include proposals for a rebuilt Station Square Mall site (ﬁve towers, 35 to 57 storeys each), the corner of Dow Avenue and Beresford Street (33 storeys), and the corner of Telford Avenue and Beresford Street (46 storeys). Only those sites designated as RM3, RM4 or RM5 zones in the OCP are eligible to apply for the “s”
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Ask Burnaby’s director of planning Basil Luksun how city hall came up with a particular planning initiative or zone and the answer usually starts with a history lesson. After all, the core of Burnaby’s ofﬁcial community plan (OCP) was developed in the 1960s. That’s when those areas designated for apartment development were ﬁrst set out. “The community has always been clear where they can build apartments and where were the singlefamily areas,” said Luksun. “It’s good for everyone to know.” Burnaby was divided into quadrants—Metrotown, Brentwood, Lougheed and Edmonds—with each including a town centre area where services and infrastructure, such as transit, libraries, community centres, and shopping areas, are focused. Unlike some other municipalities, the plan the city started out with is pretty much the same as what it’s working towards today, with the occasional updates. So when it comes to the recent slew of highrise proposals for the Metrotown area, near the SkyTrain station, Luksun is clear—that’s where high-density housing was always supposed to go.
category zoning, Luksun stressed, and those are all located in the towncentre areas of each city quadrant. Such applications are developed into comprehensive development zoning bylaws, so when city council gives its approval, city hall can be assured that only what was agreed upon will be built, even if the property changes hands. Under the comprehensive development rezoning, Luksun said the planning department can set out everything from superior urban design and architecture to environmentally-friendly features— all must be LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certiﬁed—into the bylaw itself. Even the number of bicycle storage spaces, and developer-donated car-sharing vehicles and transit passes for home purchasers, can be laid out as requirements that need to be met. Again, developers have to pay the city either a cash amount or an amenity calculated based on the amount of the added ﬂoor space they’re being allowed. Of that, 20 per cent goes into a city fund for affordable housing initiatives with the rest set aside for future community amenities. Since 1997, the original density bonus program has resulted in $10.4 million to the city, of which $2 million has gone into the housing fund. Proposed rezonings still in the pipeline could add another $28.5 million from the Metrotown-area projects and $10.4 million from the ﬁrst phase of the Brentwood-area project at the northwest corner of Willingdon Avenue and Lougheed Highway.
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Westridge elementary teacher Bryan Tesan thought something was up when a large group of people appeared at the door of his classroom Tuesday morning. “Our principal told me they were taking a picture CONTRIBUTED PHOTO for of our safety patrol. Bryan Tesan (left) was surprised on Tuesday with the news that he was one of just 17 It seems the people from public school teachers from across Canada to be honoured for his teaching. Grand & Toy had other plans.” classroom ﬁts perfectly with Maral Tatanova, a parent of Indeed, representatives from one of Tesan’s former students, our approach to support local the ofﬁce supply company, as communities.” nominated him for the award. well as school administrators, Last June, Tesan was among “Bryan is an outstanding parents and Tesan’s own mom Westridge teachers who used educator that always looks for and dad descended on the innovative ways to bring knowl- the Stanley Cup riot as a teachNorth Burnaby school to suring moment, talking with his edge into his classroom,” she prise him in front of his class. students about sportsmanship, wrote in her nomination. Tesan was one of 17 public“For example, he runs a class team spirit and the conseschool teachers from across quences of how some people website where kids share their Canada recognized by Grand use social media. He also led a creative writing projects and & Toy for exceptional teaching, school-wide project to create a contribute to a personalized part of the company’s A Day video with students expressing learning environment.” Made Better campaign. Grand & Toy’s vice-president how they thought real VanIn addition to the attencouver Canucks fans behave, of marketing, Kevin Edwards, tion and recognition, Tesan something that made it onto said in a press release, “Celreceived a box ﬁlled with $1,500 the front page of the hockey ebrating teachers as local worth of classroom supplies, team’s own website. heroes for the dedication and including an ergonomic chair. creativity they bring to the PLEASE SEE NEXT PAGE
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For Burnaby-Deer Lake NDP MLA Kathy Corrigan, the biggest disappointment of Monday’s throne speech was a lack of initiatives to assist the middle class. “There certainly wasn’t a lot of substance there,” she said.
The speech mentioned the Evergreen rapid transit line, but “that’s been announced for 10 years by this government.” She said the speech offered little in the way of economic stimulus and nothing for the middle class. “The economy grows if the middle class is doing well. They’re the engines of the economy.”
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Tesan, who teaches grades 5 and 6, was excited that the prize box included a new video camera which he’s eager to incorporate into future lessons and projects. He stressed the box of classroom materials will be shared with the entire school. “I’m somewhat overwhelmed,” he said in an interview following the presentation. “This school has such amazing staff, so supportive. Much of the work we do is collaborative.” Ric Tesan, Bryan’s father and himself a retired Burnaby elementary teacher, was amazed that principal Dave MacLean was able to keep the award a secret for three weeks. “Most teachers spend $200 to $500 a year [of their own money] on materials for the classroom. It’s really good Grand & Toy recognizes that.” He added that while he is himself a traditional-style teacher, “when I watch the way Bryan teaches, Bryan is a kid-centred teacher. He has no desks, all the kids work at tables, the groups are always changing.” And those intense students who are bursting with ideas thrive because they’re given the freedom to explore them. As for his mom, Pat Tesan, she said of her son, “I’m just very proud. I think he’s a natural-born teacher.”
There was nothing in terms of investment in people through post-secondary or trades training. When asked if perhaps Victoria simply doesn’t have a lot of money to play with, due to the current economic climate, Corrigan said it’s all a matter of setting priorities for the money that’s available. There was money for a $560-million new roof for BC Place and enough to cover the $1-billion convention centre, she noted. Meanwhile, “dozens” of group homes for people with developmental disabilities have been closed and their residents moved against their will and amid much anxiety. “The priorities with this government, with [Premier] Christy Clark are not on the families of average workers or the middle class.” The speech did mention a new statutory holiday for February, “Family Day,” will be introduced, which most people will appreciate, she said. “It’s not coincidental that [Clark has] set it for 2013 which is when the election is going to be.” email@example.com
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End-of-life care needs attention Fear of dying is common in western culture. Even the word “died” is often watered down to more gentle phrases such as passed away, passed on, or crossed over. Those words indicate not only a desire to ease the pain of losing a loved one, but soften the path from life to death. It’s ironic, then, that in British Columbia we put relatively little money into making a person’s ﬁnal days and weeks more comfortable. A national health information study indicates a majority of dying people in this province are not receiving an appropriate level of care, whether it be proper pain management, social support or help with post-mortem planning. We’re not suggesting any means possible must be used to extend life. But caring enough to help a dying person have a more peaceful and respectful end of life should be the least we can do. It should be noted that dying isn’t reserved for the elderly, to which anyone who reads obituary columns or has experienced someone close battling a terminal illness could attest. B.C. nurses and the University of Victoria Centre for Aging are teaming up to ﬁgure out how appropriate end-of-life care can be provided to more people in B.C., through a research program called Initiative for a Palliative Approach in Nursing: Evidence and Leadership. They’ll no doubt consider the provincial health budget, which is massive and is expected to grow, given our aging population. Some of that budget goes to hospice facilities around the province. But not everyone wants to die at hospice, where the staff are knowledgeable and compassionate, yet the atmosphere can seem like a hospital ward. The provincial government needs to dedicate more funding and attention to making palliative care more far-reaching. — Black Press
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A surreal spin in Metrotown neighbourhood begun at Nelson and Bennett, and Kingsway and Sometimes a bicycle ride can be a shock to the Willingdon. system, and not just because of potholes. For the longest time, Burnaby’s ‘highrises’ were Riding around Burnaby can be illuminating in in the 20s, storey wise. A few years ago, along showing how the city is changing. But every once came Centrepoint, which is on the other side of in a while the experience can be somewhat surKingsway from Metropolis at Metrotown. It was real. billed as the tallest building in Burnaby at That was the case a couple of times 35 storeys. this summer. The ﬁrst came during These new ones will soar above Cena trip from Vancouver through the trepoint. Good on them. streets north of Hastings. When I So far the city is restricting these tall emerged at Willingdon my eyes were drinks of concrete and glass to Metrotown. saying, “Hey, something’s different.” The area needs them, although not everyIt was a pleasant enough sight. A nice body would agree. piece of green space at the southwest Since its inception, the vibrancy of corner of the city’s Confederation Park Metrotown has grown gradually. It is just property. Still, it was surreal. starting to come into its own as a place to What was missing was the iconic be and reside. To take it to a Yaletown or Burnaby Heights Resource Centre. Coal Harbour dynamic, it still needs more Later in the summer, while moseyGrant Granger people, and the new projects will go a long ing along the path underneath the way to providing it. SkyTrain, a pile of rubble appeared Since they’re on a rapid transit line, it’s also a with a previously unseen skyline behind it. After doing a double take, the realization hit me close-to-perfect place for them. It’s ironic the Burnaby Municipal Greens slate that the last remaining warehouses from a bygone is upset about the changes proclaiming the area is era had been knocked down at Telford and Beresalready overcrowded and city facilities such as the ford. Prior to the arrival of rapid transit and the mega-mall, the Metrotown area was dominated by library and Bonsor Recreation Centre too clogged. That position seems contrary to green thinking. warehouses. One accepted way to reduce the environmental The demolition was done to make way for footprint is by increasing density in certain areas a reach-for-the-sky highrise project. Similar because it will reduce the need to travel. And the forty-something storey construction sites have
bonus is because the projects are going where no developer has gone before in Burnaby, the builders are forking over cash or constructing amenities to service the area’s residents. The other beneﬁt of higher density is an infusion of even more people to the area will actually make Metrotown safer. That’s been shown to be the case in Vancouver’s high-density areas. What will be interesting to see in the next few years is whether or not this new construction will trigger a makeover of all the low-rise rental buildings between the SkyTrain and Imperial. The view from the current towers often is blighted by the tar-papered roofs of these buildings. They are no urban eye-candy from street-level either. Some would disparage any thought of tearing those buildings long past their best-before dates down, labeling it gentriﬁcation. It sure would increase Metrotown’s attractiveness, though. There is some fear of a loss of rental stock, but chances are all the new highrises and the low-rise buildings that would replace them would have a lot of condo/townhouse owners looking to sublet and might just increase the stock. One thing’s for sure, if they were transformed it would be yet another surreal sight in the everevolving Metrotown community. ■ Grant Granger is a NewsLeader reporter, and maintains the biggest blight in Metrotown are the blue escalators in Sears that have been there since he was a kid.
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Through the decades, she’s ikipedia describes mastered her own sense of quality time as “an artistry which has led to local informal reference exhibitions including the colto time spent with loved ones laborative exhibition Quality which is in some way imporTime, opening at the Shadbolt tant, special, productive or Centre’s Encores Café & Galproﬁtable. lery on Oct. 14. It may also refer to time This is not surprising as spent performing some favouGwyn, a mother of rite activity.” seven, encouraged her It’s a relatively children to explore new expression with creative endeavours by one of the earliest ensuring a healthy suprecords of the phrase ply of newsprint rolls, found in print from paints, a blackboard an issue of The and chalk should their Capital, a Maryland creative muse strike. newspaper, in JanuWhereas two of ary 1973. the children pursued A decade before Sher Hackwell creative endeavours this term was even professionally, Teresa coined, a mother and Gwyn continued and her 10-year-old daughter a ritual over the decades—a unwittingly established a welcome contrast to their tradition of spending quality careers as a biochemist and time together; painting side dietician. by side, they captured the Afternoons disappear as landscape of their annual they paint together in Tereholiday locale in Bar Harbor, sa’s lush Burnaby garden. Mt. Desert Island, Maine in Gwyn’s strong brushstrokes the early 1960s. Fast forward 50 years where imbue bold energy while Teresa’s Impressionistic mother, Gwyn and daughter, style saturates her work with Teresa Kitos now enjoy an colour and light. enduring tradition of painting This contrast in styles is and spending valuable time apparent in two acrylics in together. the exhibition; produced As a child, Teresa precisely separately but intended to be mimicked her mother’s subdisplayed together as a panjects and technique.
orama of the garden. Working side by side, they offer one another input, critiques and support, not solely in Teresa’s garden, but in the Shadbolt Centre’s visual arts classes they attend on a weekly basis; Teresa since 1992 and Gwyn since 2008. Classes and instructors, they claim, have helped them tremendously with encouragement and technique as well as ensuring the tradition endures. View the simple landscapes Gwyn and Teresa captured ﬁve decades earlier on that holiday in Maine; contrast it with acrylics as a result of 50 years of quality time.
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Shadbolt Centre student exhibition Quality Time with Gwyn and Teresa Kitos runs Oct. 14 – Nov. 15. The reception is Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Encores Gallery & Café, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. ■ Sher Hackwell is a marketing coordinator DONNA H. HAGERMAN/CONTRIBUTED at the Shadbolt Centre for Teresa and her mother Gwyn Kitos will showcase the paintings they’ve created over the Arts, 6344 Deer Lake 50 years of painting together, in Quality Time, at the Shadbolt Centre. Ave.
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jected to stay steady instead of declining and putting schools at risk of closure. Such projects are being located near SkyTrain stations, to help alleviate potential trafﬁc congestion. And
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As for the impacts of highrises, area schools will actually beneﬁt from the added population since the school-aged population province wide is projected to decline in
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Loss of rentals? Another potential impact on increased highrise development
in Metrotown is the loss of rental housing and gentriﬁcation of the neighbourhood. But that’s something that’s pretty well impossible to prevent, said Corrigan. Solutions have been looked at for years, and the only solution city hall deemed viable was a zoning for rental housing that would only accommodate rental housing in the future. “But the provincial government won’t give us the power to do that,” citing a potential negative effect on property values, Corrigan said. Many of the city’s rental buildings are nearing the end of their lifespan and the properties will need to be redeveloped. While city hall could say such properties must be developed with similar-type buildings, but that won’t increase density close to SkyTrain which is one of the city’s goals, he said. “We would be cutting our nose off to save our face in that sense.” In any case, more housing provides more opportunities for rental, with some developers estimating upwards of 40 per cent of condo units are rented out, he said. City hall surveys have found that a signiﬁcant number of people would be willing to pay more for better housing, if only the supply was there. Adding more such units would then have a trickle-down effect, freeing up rental units elsewhere. In the long run, Corrigan stressed, the creation of more rental housing will depend on senior governments providing tax breaks to make it ﬁnancially viable for developers. There’s not much city hall can do, although developers try all the time, said Corrigan. The city is often approached by developers seeking taxpayer-funded subsidies, or additional density in exchange for rental units. Or, they’ll ask for additional density where the city hasn’t planned for it, since that would allow developers to purchase cheaper land. But that’s not in the cards, Corrigan said. “It’s inconsistent with our community plan.” firstname.lastname@example.org
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Burnaby Historical Society: Guests speakers. Visitors welcome. When: Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Where: Carousel Building, Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer lake Ave. Info: 604-297-4565.
Edmonds Entertainers: Seniors theatre group is seeking more members for its May 2012 show, a musical farewell to the current home of Edmonds Centre for 55+, which will move into the new Edmonds Community Centre in late 2012. Info: Rita Stephan, 604-421-1407.
55+ Munchies & a Movie: Features Julia and Julia starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. When: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Where: Bonsor Rec Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby. Cost: $2 members, $3 nonmembers, includes popcorn and other refreshments. Register: 604-297-4580.
Emotional Freedom Te c h n i q u e : Sheryl Stanton, a registered nurse and Emotional Freedom Technique specialist, presents a three-hour introduction to EFT and how it can help eliminate stress, fear and anxiety. When: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Where: Cameron Complex, 9523 Cameron St., Burnaby. Cost: $20 for those who preregister online or $30 at the door. Info and to register: www.SherylStanton.com/ Events.html.
MACHiNENOiSY’s Tempus Fugitive: World premiere of dance work that merges the spiritual with the theatrical, the sensual with the conceptual. Unfolding in the manner of a science fiction movie, Tempus Fugitive explores aging and memory by juxtaposing visual references to the science fiction Daelik watched as a child, along with his childhood memories of the home environment in which he grew up. When: Oct. 12-15, 8 p.m. Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby. Tickets: $32 adults, $27, student & senior, available at 604-205-3000, or shadboltcentre.com.
Art show and sale: Featuring the work of local artists in a variety of mediums including paintings, prints, photographic prints, postcards and art cards at reasonable prices. When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Dunwood Place, 901 Colborne St., 11th Floor Lounge, New Westminster.
Handbell ringers needed: If you can read basic music and would like to ring with an enthusiastic group, there are a few openings in the youth and adult ringing groups. Where: Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., New Westminster. Info: 604-597-3894.
Calling all crafters: Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., New Westminster, seeks crafters for its Craft Plus Sale on Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Deadline for table reservations: Oct. 31. Cost: $25 per table. Info: 604597-3894.
Peer counsellor training course: Burnaby Seniors’ Outreach Services Society offers a volunteer opportunity for seniors to assist fellow seniors. Develop personal and communication skills. When: Starts Oct. 11, then twice a week for 10 weeks. Info: 604-291-2258.
Spirit Level: Vagabond Players presents Spirit Level, a comedy by Pam Valentine as the opening show of its 75th season. Annoyed to find themselves victims of a tragic accident, the ghosts of Jack and Susie Cameron have taken up residence in their former cottage.
To ensure their privacy, all interested tenants have been scared away until the arrival of a young couple whose tastes and aspirations are very similar to those of the Camerons. When: Oct. 6 to 29, Thursday to Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. Where: Bernie Legge Theatre, Queen’s Park, New Westminster. Tickets: $15, Seniors $13, Students $5. Reservations: 604-5210412 or reservations@ vagabondplayers.ca. Info: www.vagabondplayers.ca.
ARTS & CULTURE From Land to Sea: Featured artists Maggie White, Peter Molenaar and Carole Arnston each propose a unique vision in capturing the ever-changing beauty, harmony and energy of nature. All three express a reverence and appreciation for the beauty of nature and
the art of painting. When: Until Oct. 17. Where: Van Dop Gallery, 421 Richmond St., New Westminster (at River Market, Westminster Quay on Sept. 23-24, and Oct. 1-2). Info: 604-5217887 or vandopgallery.com.
Chance Operations²: A unique collection of drawings and prints that showcases the collaborative talents of Rhonda Neufeld and Rodney Konopaki, both of whom have taught at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Concepts such as sharing, interfering, observing, recording and reflection are all explored in the works. When: Until Nov. 13. Where: Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby. Info: 604-297-4422 or burnabyartgallery.ca.
Byron Hansen- Nature’s Canvas: Burnaby Art Gallery presents the photographs of Burnaby artist Byron Hansen. When: Until Nov. 6. Where:
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Richard Major Art Group: This non-instructional group has openings for new members, from beginners to advanced. For artists interested in oils, acrylics, watercolours, ink pens, pencils and pencil crayons. When: Meets Wednesdays,
Burnaby Artist Guild: Welcomes new members interested in painting, beginners or established painters. When: Meetings held each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Info: Judy Smith, 604-682-6720.
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A10 NewsLeader Friday, October 7, 2011
Burnaby boy living CFL dream
By Grant Granger NEWSLEADER
When Eric Fraser was a little tyke growing up in Burnaby during the 1990s he made up his mind he was going to play a professional sport when he grew up. Itâ€™s the type of dream many teachers, and even some parents, try to deter kids from because the odds against are high. Fraser wasnâ€™t about to be deterred. At ďŹ rst his sport of choice was soccer. But then about Grade 7 he tried
football where it was totally all right for him to hit somebody. He was hooked. And he went on to make his dream a reality. â€œI fell in love with the physicality of it and the team work,â€? said Fraser via phone following a Calgary Stampeders practice Tuesday. Fraser is in his second season as a defensive back with the CFL club and will get his ďŹ rst chance to play before family and friends at the newly renovated BC Place when the Stamps take
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Central grad Fraser suits up in Stampeders secondary That meant that instead of playing before a few thousand in London, Ont., he got to experience road games against the likes of the University of Michigan Wolverines whose stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., holds 110,000. Or go up against the Michigan State Spartans, another perennial pigskin powerhouse, in Lansing. “It was deﬁnitely a good decision. It was a much higher level of football down there. I got great coaching. I got to play in front of 100,0000, 80,000 people. That’s an experience you can’t get up here playing in the CIS,” said Fraser, 24. One of his favourite games came at Michigan in 2006, his freshman season—he redshirted for a year before playing his ﬁrst game—when he averaged 31 yards a kickoff return. “You want to be the one to make a play and silence the big crowd,” said Fraser. “That dampened the stadium a bit. We did end up getting beat, but for a few of those plays we exposed a few weaknesses. Along the way, Fraser has not only had to overcome toiling in relative obscurity, but he’s also dealt with several serious injuries including a season-ending ankle injury against Northern Illinois in 2008. “They’re setbacks. It strengthens your resolve to go ahead and ﬁght through. It is trying though when you’re laying on the ﬁeld and your foot is dangling from your leg,” said Fraser. The Stampeders drafted him in the ﬁrst round in 2009, but he returned to CMU for his ﬁnal season when he started 13 games and won the football program’s academic excellence award. Last year, Fraser was ﬁnally able to live his dream and be paid to play football. “I was excited. Calgary’s a great city and it’s close to Vancouver. My parents (Norm Fraser
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COC selects Sinclair to carry ﬂag at Pan-Am Games The Canadian Olympic Committee has tabbed Burnaby’s Christine Sinclair as its ﬂag bearer for the opening ceremonies of the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara,
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team, I will proudly wave the Canadian ﬂag and represent our country in a way that makes the entire country proud.” Sinclair will lead a contingent of 493
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CARINO MAKES BIG PLAY An interception by defensive back Sam Carino of Burnaby led to an early touchdown for the UBC Thunderbirds last weekend. However, it wasn’t enough to stop the Saskatchewan Huskies from downing the T-Birds 36-33 in Saskatoon last Friday night. Carino, a graduate of St. Thomas More Collegiate, picked off a pass in the second quarter and ran it back 20 yards to set up a one-yard touchdown run by UBC quarterback Billy Greene. It was the only TD by either team in the ﬁrst half.
GIANTS SPLIT WITH COUGARS The Vancouver North West Giants and Cariboo Cougars split a rematch of their 2010-2011 major midget hockey league championship series, which was won by the Giants, last weekend. The Giants, who play most of their home games at the Burnaby Winter Club won the ﬁrst game at UBC Thunderbird Arena 3-2 on Saturday before the Cougars, based in Prince George, prevailed 3-2 on Sunday. That gave the Giants a 2-1-1 record while the Cougars are 3-1-0. Next up is the Vancouver North East Chiefs with Saturday’s game at Planet Ice in Coquitlam starting at 2:45 p.m, and Sundays game at BWC at 12:30 p.m.
BLRC REIGNS The Burnaby Lake Rugby Club remained unbeaten this season by downing the UBC Thunderbirds 19-3 in Lower Mainland men’s elite league play last Saturday. Anthony Luca, Doug Breadon and Aaron Goddard scored tries for Burnaby Lake with Campbell Cuthill contributing two converts. Burnaby blitzed UBC 61-0 in ﬁrst division but the T-Birds prevailed 19-0 in a third division encounter and 17-10 in a 3B game. The tier one women’s team slammed SFU 41-0.
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Julian opts out of leader bid well,” said Julian of his decision. With about 10 candidates lining up to replace the deceased Jack Layton, Julian said he felt it was By Grant Granger important for him to continue his NEWSLEADER current roles. “We need to make sure we have Unlike former Prime Minister a strong team in place and that’s Pierre Trudeau, Peter Julian’s long my role as caucus chair and with walk took place after he made his the economic team as the important decision and he industry critic,” said Julian. wasn’t alone. “I think the role I play in Despite plenty of local caucus right now it is pretty and national support, the important and that I should Burnaby-New Westminster stay with it.” MP has chosen not to run for The bilingual Julian the leadership of the federal received formal support New Democratic Party. from ﬁve MPs, includTrudeau made his deciJULIAN ing Kennedy Stewart of sion in 1984 to resign as Burnaby-Douglas. Prime Minister while out for He said he also had the a walk in a snowstorm. informal support of about a dozen Julian made his ﬁnal decision others in the party’s caucus, as well Sunday evening, and then went as that of Burnaby and New Westfor a long walk with his supportive minster city councils and boards of ﬁancee Limei Tian. education. “I will have more time to spend with my constituents and family as
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“Some of the key organizers I asked weren’t available. That’s where it becomes more difficult.”
“[The decision] was pretty difﬁcult, there was no doubt,” said Julian. “With that kind of pressure it wasn’t easy to make the decision.” Julian felt it was possible for him to raise enough money to run a campaign, but he had trouble obtaining a strong team to operate it. “Some of the key organizers I asked weren’t available. That’s where it becomes more difﬁcult,” said Julian. Julian said Vancouver East MP Libby Davies backing one of the favourites, Brian Topp, earlier this week didn’t affect his decision.
Peter Julian “It’s not any one individual’s decision that makes or break a decision like this, and I had lots and lots of discussions. I had the pulse of the party from across the country. It was all of the discussions in the end. But I will say I was really surprised and gratiﬁed by the local support,” said Julian.
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APPRENTICE ELECTRICIAN Surrey contractor doing building automation systems for commercial buildings is looking for electrical apprentices with commercial EMT and wire pull experience to work on our lower mainland projects; opportunity for advancement; benefits package. Submit resume with expected salary to: MODERN SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT LTD. Unit 104, 9547 152nd St. Surrey , B.C., V3R 5Y5 Phone 604-588-1030 Fax 604-588-1012 or email
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OPEN HOUSE, SATURDAY, OCT 1st. 12:30 - 4pm. #201 - 3183 Esmond Ave. Extrememly sought after Condo located in the “Winchelsea” (Phase 3). This condo has over $30,000 in upgrades from custom granite kitchen & bathroom to 18’’ Italian Polished floors. This is the one! Call KYLE Today at (604)6267119 for more info.
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RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, .83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake (70 Mile House). Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good fishing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-3950599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)
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2004 F350 CREW CAB, diesel, 03 24’ Salem 5th whl. trailer, both mint cond., too many things to list. Will sell separate. Trailer $7,900 or both for $24,000 obo.Call 604-812-1278.
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1993 ACURA Integra GSR - (Rare) 265,000km, 2 dr, Std, Aircared $3,400 obo. Call: 604-617-3191
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1998 MERCEDES E320, 4 dr. auto, fully loaded, 80K, local, no accid, $6995 obo. Call 778-881-1216.
Large newly renovated 2 bdrm apts available in wellkept concrete building. New floors and appl’s. Freshly painted. Patio and large storage room inste. 3 laundries in bldg. Rent incl’s heat & hot water. Sauna & jacuzzi. 5 min. walk to skytrain, Douglas College & New West Quay. Close to all amenities. Please call 604-834-1756 www.aptrentals.net
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2002 BMW, 325i, 4/dr, 83K’s, clear coat red w/black interior,recent tune up/brakes, tires. If you’re looking for an excellent pristine car, ths is the one! $11,500/obo. 604-541-0018. NEW WESTMINSTER
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748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION
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Park Crest Apts. 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....
PORT COQUITLAM bright furn’d room in large g/lvl ste, full bath nr amens, $475 incl util/cbl/net. Avail now. NS/NP. Refs. 604-807-9612
PORT COQUITLAM 2 bdrm g/l fully renovated, 4 appls. $1050 Utils/cble incl. NP/NS. Nov 1. 604-472-0415 RANCH PARK, 1 bdrm newly reno’d garden ste, avail now $800 incl utils W/D net NS/NP 604-816-4891
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Walker Manor 6985 Walker Ave Bright large 1 bedroom for rent in a newly reno’d building. Large balcony, freshly painted with hardwood floors. 2 Min walk to Highgate Mall & all major transit.
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PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1030/mo - $1134/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
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS THE ESTATE OF EVELYN ROSE HODGE, DECEASED All persons having claims against the above estate are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executrix, at 1414 15th Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1H 2Y9, Canada on or before the 10th day of November, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have then been received. Heather Neufeld, Executrix CLARK WILSON LLP Solicitors
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2003 F350 white, low ks, exc. cond. All maint. done, ready to drive. $10,000 neg. (604)715-2337 2005 MONTANA SV6, loaded, Onstar, 7 pass., new front rotors & brakes. Mint. $6500. 604-812-1278
111,000 kms, new brakes, after market rims & tires, toneau cover, trailer towing package & More! $18,500 / 604-908-8804
2000 CHEVY CUSTOM, 4 cyl., 5 spd., very clean. 207,000km,. a/c., $4200 obo. (604)218-8015
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1993 Coleman trailer great shape rec service propane tanks incl. c/w org. manuals fold-out king sz & dble bed table & seating area converts into 3rd bed. $4995. 604-534-6305
2005 HONDA CIVIC, auto, a/c, p/l, CD, no accid’s, 100K, $7800, call: 778-552-6300 or 604-807-7652.
30,000 miles, auto, pwr. steering, & brakes, 4 new all season tires & more! $16,800 / 604-908-8804
1999 HINO FB box truck, diesel, auto, brakes 90%, new glass, great tires, 1600 lb. lift gate, 316K, $9,999. Call (604)869-3466
2002 CHRYSLER INTREPID 105K kms, great shape/condition, Air/care 2013, no accident, fully loaded, $3500 obo 604-304-5571
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2000 MIRADA 340MBS
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE www.dannyevans.ca
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....
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ﬁnancing for 72 months*
freight and PDE included
^ $13,265 Selling Price for a new 2012 Versa Sedan 1.6 S (B4RG52 AA00), manual transmission. &Price compared among MY12 competitors as of October 1st, 2011. MSRP for 2012 Versa Sedan 1.6 S (B4RG52 AA00) is $11,798. MSRP does not include freight, PDE and applicable taxes. *1.9% purchase financing for up to 84 months available on the 2012 Altima Sedan or Coupe/Sentra/Versa Hatchback models. 4.25% purchase financing for up to 72 months available on 2011 Juke models. Representative finance example based on Selling Price of $25,593 for 2012 Altima 2.5 S (T4RG52 AA00), manual transmission, financed at 1.9% APR for 84 months equals $325.63 per month with $0 down payment. Cost of borrowing is $1,760 for a total obligation of $27,353. †Finance offers are now available on new 2012 Altima 2.5 S (T4RG52 AA00), manual transmission/2012 Sentra 2.0 (C4LG52 AA00), manual transmission/2011 Juke SV FWD (N5RT51 AA00), manual transmission. Selling Price is $25,593/$16,945/$21,593 financed at 1.9%/1.9%/4.25% APR equals $150/$99/$157 bi-weekly for 84/84/72 months. $0 down payment required. Cost of borrowing is $1,760/$1,165/$2,908 for a total obligation of $27,342/$18,104/$24,481. VModels shown $17,899 Selling Price for a new 2012 Versa Sedan 1.6 SL (B4TG12 AA00), CVT transmission/$33,827 Selling Price for a new 2012 Altima 3.5 SR (T4SG12 AA00), CVT transmission/$24,779 Selling Price for a new 2012 Sentra 2.0 SL (C4TG12 AA00), CVT transmission/$28,243 Selling Price for a new 2011 Juke SL (N5XT11 AA00), CVT transmission. ^*†VFreight and PDE charges ($1,467/$1,595/$1,467/$1,595), air-conditioning tax ($100), certain fees where applicable are included. License, registration, insurance and applicable taxes (including fuel conservation tax) are extra. Finance offers are available on approved credit through Nissan Canada Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers. Retailer order/trade may be necessary. Retailers are free to set individual prices. Offers valid between October 1st and October 31st, 2011. ±Preferred Customer Program: If you currently lease or finance your Nissan vehicle through us, you may already be pre-approved to lease or finance your next new Nissan model. The 1% Preferred Customer Reduction is currently available on new 2011 Quest; 2012 Sentra, Altima Sedan or Coupe (except Hybrid), Versa Hatchback or Sedan models. Incentive program rate adjustments cannot reduce the lease or finance rate below 0.0% and will apply to the rate offered by Nissan Canada Finance at the time of the transaction. Please contact your Nissan Dealership for Nissan Canada Finance pre-approval terms and eligibility.
A20 NewsLeader Friday, October 7, 2011
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