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FLAG Changing rules and a boom in road construction projects have fueled a rapidly growing job market for flagpersons. Their job is to help keep everyone safe, but too often, they’re coming into harm’s way

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Breanna Basterash is a flagger for D.L. Safety Consulting in Burnaby.

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Above is a 3-D concept image for the former distribution centre property, created by Safeway when it issued a call for buyers interested in purchasing the land. The company said this was just a concept and did not name a selling price.

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In an unusual move, Burnaby city hall has taken out newspaper ads to make it clear that Canada Safeway’s concept plan for its former distribution centre property does not conform with the community plan and

has not received any approvals to go ahead. In fact, city officials never even saw the concept plan until after it was made public by Safeway, said Burnaby’s director of planning and building, Basil Luksun. The 42-acre property in South Burnaby, bounded by 11th and

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14th avenues and 15th and 18th streets, near the New Westminster border, was formally offered for sale on June 1. The property is currently zoned industrial and operated as Safeway’s distribution centre until last fall. As reported in the NewsLeader last month, the land is designated as multifamily residential in Burnaby’s Official Community Plan. At the time, Safeway released a concept plan, showing several highrises, to give purchasers an idea of the property’s residential development potential. Trevor Lee, senior real estate manager for Canada Safeway, said then that Burnaby city hall is aware of the company’s plans and it would be the purchaser’s responsibility to rezone the property before development. While the site is designated for future multi-family residential use, it’s actually for low-density residential—townhouses and buildings of up to four storeys, said Luksun. There are existing highrises in the neighbourhood, but those were built on sites designated in the community plan for such use, he said. The concept plan has led to numerous calls to city hall from area residents and prospective developers. What could be built there would affect the property’s value. Safeway has not listed the land with any price attached. SEE SAFEWAY ON A8


Wednesday, June 29, 2011 NewsLeader A3

NEWS BRIEFS LOCAL ARTIST WINS AWARD FOR WATERCOLOURS

Three Burnaby residents are among 44 contestants from around the province vying for the title of Miss B.C. 2011. Contestants, including Burnaby’s Janet Nguyen, Joan Numbere, and Shadan Dabbagh, will receive professional training in areas such as modeling, self-defense, manners and etiquette and public speaking. The Miss B.C. Pageant, a charity event for Cops for Cancer of the Canadian Cancer Society, takes place this weekend at the Chief Sepass Theatre, 9096 Trattle Street, NUMBERE Fort Langley. A talent show and evening gown presentation is on Friday, at 6 p.m., while the grand finale and crowning event is Sunday, July 3 at 6 p.m. Info and vote: www.missbc.ca.

A Yukon television production featuring the work of Burnaby artist Susan McCallum has won a top prize at the Banff World Media Festival recently. The production, Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock, won a Rockie Award for Best Youth Production—Fiction. The 13-episode production follows the adventures of two young Tlingit warriors as they travel the Northwest coast in search of an important artifact. McCallum, a watercolour artist, created a world that magically reflects a stunning west coast environment. The Banff jury cited the production’s unique story was told in live animation style with watercolour backgrounds and live actors. The production won out over other nominees from Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, China and Toronto.

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Traffic control boom has its perils By Grant Granger NEWSLEADER

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on Lowe has a relative in Edmonton who, after finding out he trains traffic control persons (TCPs), said to him, “I don’t know why you need them. You stick a shovel in the ground, the driver sees it and goes around it. Are people blind?” Lowe, the owner of DL Safety Consulting in Burnaby, can only shake his head at his relative’s outdated notion, although it was the prevailing attitude until about a decade ago. In the last few years, it’s become apparent the Lower Mainland now has two seasons, rainy and road construction. It’s almost impossible, even taking a trip to the corner store, to avoid delay caused by construction. Worksites range from mega-projects like the Highway 1/Port Mann Bridge rebuild, to filling a pothole or trimming trees. “A few years ago there was not much flagging at all,” says Lowe. In 2003, it became mandatory for TCPs to undertake a two-day certification course, and in recent years their numbers have grown dramatically. More than 3,600 were trained in 2008, and by 2010 there were 6,000. Last month alone there were 900 to be certified. “That’s been the largest

number for one month since we started,” says Starlett Bluhm, TCP program coordinator for the New Westminster-based B.C. Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA). “There’s more construction on the road and more flaggers out there.”

Injury reports up With so many people in the way of traffic, there has been a corresponding boom in the number of injuries— and even fatalities—to flagpersons. In 2000, there were just seven traffic control claims processed by WorkSafeBC. From 2008 to 2010, it accepted 44 claims from TCPs struck by vehicles or mobile equipment, two of them fatalities. On the Lougheed Highway in Mission last July, a flagger was hit and dragged underneath a Jeep about 50 metres. Another TCP was struck by a vehicle and killed at a job site in Fort Langley in 2008. “It just turns your stomach,” says Lowe about those accidents. “Traffic control is a dangerous issue,” adds Bluhm. “Flaggers are on the road protecting traffic, the workers behind them, as well as their safety.” Pay for the position ranges from minimum wage to $21 an hour, depending on skill level, experience and the location. “There should be a danger pay rate,” admits Lowe.

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Breanna Basterash, a flagger for D.L. Safety Consulting, demonstrates how she unloads traffic pylons when setting up a lane closure.

The industry is so worried about the hazards it has tried to get the public to pay attention in order to reduce the peril with organizations like the BCCSA, WorkSafeBC and the BCAA sponsoring the Slow Down and Cone Zone campaigns. BCCSA recently set up a traffic control advisory committee, which met for the first time last week, to look at various ways to improve the TCP training.

How to stay in control The current certification course Lowe and many others teach provides techniques to make it safer for the public and the TCPs. “The main thing is the flagger must provide them-

selves an escape route,” says Lowe, who charges $252 for the course. To figure one out, though, can be a challenge because every site is different. A game plan must to be developed to determine where to set up the cones, where to stand, where to direct traffic, and much more. For some of the bigger projects, an engineer has to sign off on the traffic plan before work can begin. Making eye contact with drivers is important, says Lowe. If the driver smiles, then smile back. But if they yell, remain calm. “If you yell back you just accelerate the situation. You just have to say sorry you

feel that way,” says Lowe. Out on the road, Lowe has noticed a distinctive difference in drivers in many areas of the Lower Mainland. Burnaby is much slower paced. “It has streets like Kingsway where you have to go from light to light to light.” Drivers in Richmond, he claims, have trouble seeing past their windshield. In North Vancouver, they’re very friendly. Vancouver folks easily develop road rage. And those in Surrey just like to drive fast. The drivers, he says, have to be aware the TCPs must follow the rules of the road. Even when it appears to make sense to help out drivers they may not be able to. For example, Lowe recalls one time a TCP was holding up traffic on West Fourth Avenue in Vancouver for a crane with a suspended load. To keep the traffic somewhat flowing, the flagger allowed vehicles to detour via the next residential street, which was against the rules and the company got dinged $1,800 by the City of Vancouver. With such a high demand, Lowe isn’t wanting for work, either as a trainer or as a supplier of TCPs. “I’m not calling them, they’re calling me,” says Lowe, whose company has gone from no employees to 44 in three years. “It really took off.” ggranger@burnabynewsleader.com

STUDENT WINS CANADA DAY POSTER CONTEST Serena Chan, a Grade 9 Burnaby South student, is the national winner of the annual Canada Day poster contest. James Moore, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, presented her with the prize recently via Skype from Ottawa. Meanwhile, two Grade 6 Marlborough students, Jessica Hu and Megan Lai, are the B.C. and Yukon regional winners of the Terry Fox poster contest. Their poster was chosen from many applicants by the Fox family, and will be printed and hung in schools around the province and the Yukon.

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‘FAIR’ THEE WELL Sue McCauley and Brandee Major, of Cash Store Financial, sign over a cheque for $2,000 to help support the Edmonds City Fair to Paul McDonell, the event’s chair. The fair returns July 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Edmonds between Canada Way and Kingsway. This year there is the addition of a classic car show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. MARIO BARTEL NEWSLEADER

Byrne Creek to be first community secondary A Burnaby first, pilot project will start in September By Wanda Chow NEWSLEADER

Kids who need the sort of help community schools provide don’t stop needing it once they get to high school. That’s the idea behind a new pilot project approved by Burnaby school board recently to establish the city’s first community secondary school. The one-year pilot will start in September at Byrne Creek secondary where two of its feeder schools, Edmonds and Stride Avenue, are already community schools. Funded jointly with Burnaby city hall, such schools are often open outside of school hours and serve as a place where students and their families can connect with resources and programs. “Just because kids leave Grade 7 doesn’t mean all of a sudden they don’t need extra support,” said Burnaby school board chair Larry Hayes. “The thought was if we’re going to look at a secondary school, Byrne Creek certainly made the most sense as a com-

received support at Edmonds munity that would best benefit and Stride Avenue while their from that sort of an initiative.” children were students there, The pilot will cost $140,000. that support would continue at The money was made available with the closure of the Burnaby Byrne Creek in a coordinated way. Central Bridge alternative The steering committee was secondary program, after the concerned that existing proopening of the Burnaby Youth grams at the school were not Hub last fall, said associate being coordinated to prevent superintendent Elliott Grieve. duplication and to remain susThe pilot will be evaluated tainable, Grieve said. after one year and if the Byrne Creek was board decides to conoperating much like a tinue with it, a permacommunity school but nent funding source will without the funding to have to be determined. coordinate it. The money will fund “It was off a number a full-time coordinator, of people’s desks trying a part-time program to make it happen.” assistant, and additional HAYES Burnaby will join clerical and custodial a number of districts support hours. around the province that The goals identified by the already have community project’s steering committee schools at the secondary level, are to extend services, hours including Britannia secondary and relationships and to in Vancouver. provide more opportunities for “Byrne Creek supports a academic, social, cultural and diverse population of learners, recreational programs outside including many new immiof school hours, Grieve said. grants and refugee students, The community school and I think they have been program at Byrne Creek would depending on the school for also provide more family suplots of supports,” Grieve said. port services, such as adult “Now this will enable those language classes and settlesupports to be provided more ment services, and a base from effectively.” which community agencies could deliver services. For families that had wchow@burnabynewsleader.com


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Originally scheduled for completion this summer, construction on hold while still in pre-leasing stage By Wanda Chow NEWSLEADER

Metrotower III will remain a dormant construction site for the time being, despite original estimates that the Burnaby office tower would be ready for occupation by this summer. The 29-storey project, which will add almost 400,000 square feet of AAA office space to the Metrotown area when it’s built, is still in the pre-leasing stage, said Gordon Wylie, director of development for Ivanhoe Cambridge, the project’s owner. He said when construction started in August 2008, the plan was to build the underground parkade first and if there was sufficient pre-leasing committed, then continue with the rest of the tower. “We let out a contract for the parkade and we held back the rest of the tower. That was a prudent move to make in any market but it certainly was one which proved to be a good strategy

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Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan (centre) with officials from Ivanhoe Cambridge launched construction on Metrotower III office tower in November 2008.

opposite the financial crisis that happened shortly after.” With the global financial crisis, many leasing decisions were not being made or delayed in the fall of 2008 and through most of 2009, Wylie said. “The market wasn’t there to justify the building at that time. In the wake of the financial crisis there was space let back on the Burnaby market, conditions changed quite significantly.” Right now, the company continues to seek pre-leasing deals with larger tenants, he said, noting that Metrotower I was largely taken up by Rogers-Cantel as an anchor tenant when construction on that tower went ahead.

“When we hit a pre-leasing threshold that we feel we can move forward on, we have the financial capability and the physical capability to do the building quite quickly. We’re just trying to get the pre-lease deals done.” The office leasing market has improved “quite a bit” from a few years ago, he said, noting the Metrotower complex is quite a high-end product for Burnaby. “We still don’t have a lot of vacancy in towers one and two. But when you’re competing for a new tower you’re competing against all your other potentials in the marketplace.” In an interview to publicize the $170-million building’s

official groundbreaking ceremony in November 2008, Wylie said at the time that there was a 2.5 per cent vacancy rate in Burnaby for AAA office space, and an overall office vacancy rate of eight per cent. The two existing Metrotown towers, also AAA, were fully leased. That demand made the project viable, regardless of the economic climate at the time, he said. The contractors started digging a hole for the parkade in August that year, and the global economy tanked in the third week of September. “By delivering the parkade, now we’ve sped up our timeline for delivering the rest of the tower. For us to have stopped at that point made no sense.” Construction costs will also be cheaper now than if work had continued beyond the parkade level, due to material, commodity and labour costs being quite high back then, Wylie said. “We will see some savings and that will translate to lower lease rates so it’s beneficial to tenants.” If construction were to recommence today, it would be completed by 2014, he said, which makes the current estimated completion date sometime beyond that.

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Canada’s flag beloved It’s hard to believe Canada’s flag, the Maple Leaf, was the subject of contentious and divisive debate before it was adopted in 1965 to replace the venerable Red Ensign. It has now become one of our most beloved symbols, and it’s one of the most recognized flags in the world. In fact, travelers still abide by the rule of thumb that when venturing to difficult lands, a Canadian flag sewn onto a lapel or backpack will enhance their safety. But it almost didn’t happen. When Prime Minister Lester Pearson decided it was time for Canada to have its own distinct flag, the leader of the opposition Conservatives, John Diefenbaker, would have none of it. Despite clinging to a slim minority government, Pearson persisted. A committee was formed, designs commissioned then discussed, and the rest is history. But in an of itself a flag is just a graphic design. It’s how a country’s citizens see themselves, and how they carry themselves in the world that imparts a flag with meaning. In that regard, George F.G. Stanley’s design, an 11-point red maple leaf on a field of white bracketed by two red bars, has been an overwhelming success. Today, when the Maple Leaf flutters in the breeze, we think of an expansive land of disparate natural beauty, populated by welcoming, tolerant, hard-working and fairminded people. We feel pride as a place of peace. We value and celebrate the various cultures that have found their way here. We revel in our role as an international underdog, in diplomatic and athletic pursuits. We’re humble to a fault. As a statesman and diplomat, Pearson likely already knew all this. That’s why he felt confident enough to press on, risking his government. Canada already had an identity; we just needed our own symbol to identify with.

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Clark has inherited Gordon Campbell’s aggresVICTORIA – Here are a few items that didn’t sive climate change-clean energy agenda, and it’s make the daily news cycle as B.C. residents not yet clear what will become of it. She has comprepared for the long-awaited summer of 2011 to mitted to the last consumer carbon tax increase in begin. 2012 (up to 6.67 cents on a litre of gas), but the fate • After her meeting with Prime Minister of the big hydroelectric push remains uncertain. Stephen Harper in Ottawa last week, Premier Those plug-in electric cars need to start selling Christy Clark delivered a luncheon speech to the before Campbell’s gamble of developing increasEconomic Club of Toronto. ingly costly electricity starts to pay off. Her big talking point for the speech One potential competitor is natural was the rise of the Asia-Pacific region, gas-powered vehicles, taking advan“the fastest-growing middle class in tage of huge new shale gas discoveries the history of humanity.” The theme in B.C. and elsewhere. ran through her pitch to the federal • Campbell’s pending appointment government for a share of Ottawa’s as Canada’s high commissioner in largest-ever shipbuilding contract, the United Kingdom should warm the and her recent meeting with western hearts of conspiracy theorists. premiers in Yellowknife. The story broke when Clark was in No word on how Clark’s enthusiasm Ottawa, and when reporters asked for for the west as Canada’s economic her take on the appointment, her first engine of the future went over with the Tom Fletcher comment was that he’ll be a big help Bay Street crowd. in negotiating a free trade agreement • After the speech, Clark took the with the European Union. wheel of a Chevy Volt electric car for a spin Students of Bill Vander Zalm will know that he around Toronto with a GM Canada vice-president sees the harmonized sales tax and EU trade as an riding shotgun. She pronounced the car “fantastic effort to impose world government and set B.C.’s technology.” sales tax rate in Europe. This is pertinent as B.C. residents get ready to Early in his goofy anti-HST campaign, Vander pay the latest increase in B.C.’s carbon tax. EffecZalm claimed this was plan B for world governtive July 1, the tax on a litre of gasoline rises from ment after the conspirators failed to impose a 4.45 cents to 5.56, with comparable increases to global carbon tax. other carbon fuels.

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If the HST is a conspiracy, it’s a mighty big one. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon never tires of reminding people that 140 countries already have value-added taxes, including China and those other Asia-Pacific tigers that are dominating the world economy. • Douglas College in New Westminster and the Heilongjiang Institute of Science and Technology in Harbin, China have celebrated the graduation of 137 students in their dual-degree business administration program. The program began in 2003, with an exchange of instructors. At the Harbin campus, students take 52 courses to qualify them as specialists in global financial markets and international banking. • By last year, there were 94,000 international students in K-12, post-secondary and language schools in B.C. According to the advanced education ministry, if considered an export service, international education is B.C.’s fifth largest export, accounting for seven per cent of exports from the province. Meanwhile in B.C., discussion of international trade still tends to revolve around lumber and logs. And according to a recent poll, Vander Zalm is still considered by many to be an authority on trade and taxes. It’s time to join the world’s adult conversation. ■ Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com


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something we don’t like, well, then It was with regret that I read of they can expect a reaction. So while Chief Superintendent Rick Taylor’s it’s true that many people wish that transfer to another position within the HST had never been introduced, the RCMP. it is no longer an abstract, philoSince Chief Taylor became the sophical argument. The HST Officer in Charge of the is a reality, and it is the realBurnaby detachment in ity that we need to deal with 2007, I have had cause to in the referendum. call the RCMP on several Just think of the real costs occasions. The response to the province, its busiwas always immediate and nesses and its taxpayers if the results were excellent. I the HST is axed and replaced have written notes to Chief with both a provincial and Taylor thanking him for TAYLOR a federal tax. There will be the integrity, professionalenormous disruption and cost ism, and caring his officers to businesses that have developed always demonstrate. He has always computer and accounting systems, responded. built their supply chains with the I feel Chief Taylor has had a HST in mind, and developed busipositive effect in Burnaby and has ness plans around it. Changing accomplished many good things tax systems is expensive, which during his time here. is why the province received $1.6 I wish Chief Superintendent billion from the feds to help pay Rick Taylor the best of luck and for the reform. Reverting back to sincerely hope he is happy in his a two- tax system will cost plenty, new position. Ila Appleby and businesses have only one way Burnaby to get that money back and that is to charge it to their customers. Add in the new provincial bureaucracy HST doesn’t help bridge that will have to be recreated to collect the separate PST, and the price income disparity gap tag climbs even more. When it introduced the HST, the We should also worry— B.C. government told us it would be intensely—about paying back the revenue neutral. $1.6 billion to the federal governThe independent panel’s report ment if we revert to the PST. The states that in 2011/2012: federal government is willing • Businesses will pay less sales to play ball with the province to tax — $730 million less ensure it can lower the overall rate • Families will pay more sales tax from 12 to 10 per cent, but make no — $1.3 billion more mistake about what will happen if The difference between them is the HST is rescinded. There will be nearly a factor of two. This means no forgiveness of this money owed, that the B.C. government was either and the feds cannot and will not incompetent at economics or was ignore the bill. It is written into the not telling us the truth when it said agreement, and it will be paid. Jack the HST would be revenue neutral. Layton may wish it would just go There is therefore no reason to away into the ether, but he and the believe anything it is telling us now. other HST opponents need to deal In fact its claims that the lowerin the facts, not fantasyland. The ing of corporation taxes leads to facts are that taxes will have to go more investment and jobs has up to pay that bill. been shown to be false. As well, the Finally, by voting YES in the reffinance minister has been unable to erendum, the overall tax rate will provide us with a single example of not go down. prices being lowered, another claim In fact, for many items (not all, of a benefit of the HST. but many) the price will go up. One of the fundamental purSure, there may be some things poses of taxation policy should that may be exempted under the be to reduce the income disparity two-tax system, and if you could live between the rich and the poor, your life by buying only tax-exempt which is a consequence of the capiitems, you’d be better off. talist system. But in reality, it’s no use talking The HST takes us in the opposite about an item here or there that direction because it is a transfer of might, maybe, possibly be cheaper. money from low and middle income Overall, most of the items we’re people to the wealthy. We should buying will be more expensive with vote Yes to extinguish the HST. the PST/GST than under the 10 per David Huntley cent HST. Independent analysis Burnaby says it will cost you and your family more. opponents of the HST have Let’s move forward on HST hadThe a huge impact on the body poliI enjoy a good debate as much tic here in B.C. 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He said when the company announced the closure of the distribution centre nine months ago, city hall did offer to work with it to develop a mutually-agreeable concept they could use in marketing materials and give potential purchasers some certainty of what could be built there. “But they chose not to do that.” The community plan, adopted in 1994,

“There is a lot of confusion out there so council just wanted to make it clear that the concept put forward by Safeway has no status and it does not conform to the adopted plan,” Luksun said. “They only shared information with us after they publicly released the information, so we had no prior knowledge of what they were putting forward.”

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Burnaby boy goes first overall in NHL draft By Grant Granger NEWSLEADER

Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins became the first player from British Columbia taken first overall in the NHL entry draft when he was picked by the Edmonton Oilers in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday. “It’s amazing,” Nugent-Hopkins told TSN about being the top pick. “It’s a dream come true, to be honest. I watched Edmonton the past couple of years and it’s just amazing getting to play with them.” Previously the B.C. player to get picked the earliest was another Burnaby boy, Ryan Walter, who was selected second overall by the Washington Capitals in 1978. A year earlier, the Colorado Rockies took former New Westminster Bruins defenceman Barry Beck, who grew up in Vancouver, second overall. New Westminster

native, and former Burnaby Express star, Kyle Turris was taken third by the Phoenix Coyotes in 2007. After NugentHopkins heard Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini announce his name, he gave his father Roger Hopkins, his brother Adam, and mother Debbie Nugent a hug. As he made his way to the podium to put on an Oiler jersey for the first time, Nugent clasped her hands and then dabbed her teary eyes with a tissue. The debate prior to the draft was whether Edmonton would take the slick play-making centre who toiled the last two years for the Red Deer Rebels in the Western Hockey League after playing minor hockey at the Burnaby Winter Club or choose Adam Larsson , a big defenceman from Sweden. Ontario forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Jonathan Huberdeau were also

“They’re all great hockey players but I think Ryan possesses a level of skill and vision that we really hadn’t seen for a long time.”

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highly touted. “They’re all great hockey players but I think Ryan possesses a level of skill and vision that we really hadn’t seen for a long time,” Tambellini told TSN. “I asked our scouts at the end of the day in their mind what was special and the hockey world ranked him No. 1 for a reason. He’s a

special young man.” The biggest knock against NugentHopkins was his slight size. At a little over six feet, he has gained about 10 pounds from his WHL playing weight of 164 since the season ended. It’s made observers wonder if he will return to Red Deer for another year or play in the NHL. “There’s no pressure for him to have to play in the NHL next year. I know he wants to and he will play there eventually,” said Tambellini. The dream pairing Oiler fans have been drooling about is Nugent-Hopkins setting up last year’s first overall pick Taylor

Hall for many years to come. “That would be awesome,” said NugentHopkins. Hall was one of the Edmonton representatives on the podium when Nugent-Hopkins’ name was announced. “It’s great to see. He’s going to be a fun player to play with,” said Hall on TSN. “I know he’s a great passer and a great puck mover. That’s not taking anything away from his other parts of his game, but that’s what he does best. And for a player like me who likes to get in the open and get a nice pass he’ll be fun to play with.” NEWSLEADER FILE

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Canada Day at the Village Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Ave., is the site of Burnaby’s official Canada Day celebrations on Friday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free while carousel rides are $2. Children can take in heritage games, face painting and kids entertainer Marc-Andre Lafleur. Adults can enjoy the music of Celticalia or the North Shore Celtic Ensemble. Other live entertainment includes Andean music by Rene Hugo Sanchez, Footlight Theatre’s Vaudeville Varieties, Blackthorn, French-Canadian folk dancing by Traditions, Kalvin the Clown and swordplay by Academie Duello. Pose for photos at photo stops and with red-serge-wearing members of the Burnaby RCMP. Make a colourful masterpiece with instructors from Burnaby Art Gallery. The official parade starts at 1:45 p.m. with Canada Day birthday cakes served at 2:30 p.m. Info: 604-297-4565 or www. burnabyvillagemuseum.ca.

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Burnaby has two major Canada Day celebrations happening at two different locations on Friday. It’s time to break out something red.

Celebrate Canada’s birthday with children’s activities, bingo, food, free cake, games and multicultural entertainment. Parking is limited. Free shuttle leaves from Edmonds Community Centre at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., returns to the centre at 2:15 and 2:45 p.m. When: Friday, July 1, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Ron McLean Park, Rumble Street and Hedley Avenue. Info: 604-297-4838.

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Moments in Canada’s history Canada has been its own dominion since 1867. Since that time, Canada has witnessed its fair share of memorable moments and remarkable history. Some of the more memorable moments in Canadian history include: • July 1, 1867. The day it all began, July 1 is celebrated as Canada Day throughout the country because on this day 144 years ago Britain’s North American colonies ofďŹ cially united as the Dominion of Canada. • 1873: The North-West Mounted Police are formed. Canadians and many others across the globe commonly refer to these ofďŹ cials as “Mounties.â€? • 1875: Jennie Kidd Trout becomes the ďŹ rst licenced female physician in Canada. • 1885: The North-West Rebellion, an ultimately unsuccessful uprising by the Metis people of Saskatchewan against the Dominion of Canada, occurs. • 1898: The Klondike Gold Rush, a frenzied gold rush immigration in the Yukon district of Canada, hits full swing. • 1900: Reginald Fessenden, who was born in Canada, makes what might have been the ďŹ rst wireless radio broadcast. • 1903: Canada loses the Alaska boundary dispute to the United States. Though the loss created disappointment and anger among Canadians, those feelings were directed more toward the British government, whom many Canadians felt betrayed Canadian interests. • 1909: The ďŹ rst Grey Cup is played. The championship of the Canadian Football League, the Grey Cup was ďŹ rst won by the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, who defeated the Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club on December 4. • 1916: The Canadian Parliament Buildings ďŹ re occurs on a freezing February night in Ottawa. • 1920: Canada joins the League of Nations. • 1925: Women in Newfoundland receive the right to vote. • 1935: The Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank, opens under private ownership. • 1937: Trans-Canada Air Lines, today known as Air Canada, begins regular ights.

• 1939: Canada, after initially remaining neutral, declares war on Germany, joining World War II. • 1952: Canada’s ďŹ rst television stations begin part-time broadcasts in Montreal and Toronto. • 1956: The Canadian Labour Congress, the central labour body in English Canada, is formed. • 1960: The Quiet Revolution, a period of intense change in Quebec that continues to inspire controversy today, begins. • 1961: Wayne Gretzky, who many consider the greatest hockey player of all-time, is born in Ontario. • 1966: The Munsinger Affair becomes Canada’s ďŹ rst political sex scandal. • 1975: The CN Tower in Toronto becomes the world’s tallest freestanding structure. • 1977: Quebec passes Bill 101, which restricted English schooling to the children of parents who had been educated in English schools.

• 1992: The Toronto Blue Jays become the ďŹ rst team from outside the United States to win Major League Baseball’s World Series. They would repeat their series win a year later. • 2000: The Clarity Act, outlining the terms of Quebec’s separation from Canada, is passed. • 2010: Vancouver hosts the Winter Olympics, during which Canada wins 14 gold medals.

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• 1981: Terry Fox, a Canadian athlete and humanitarian, dies of cancer. • 1992: Roberta Bondar becomes Canada’s ďŹ rst female astronaut in orbit.

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You have released some of your authority to her which must be assumed at the earliest opportunity. If you are a male, the situation should be treated with more sensitivity as she may view you as competition for influence to some extent: her domineering manner has essentially been directed at you, so be careful. If you are a female, cauIt is unfortunate this tion should also be exeremployee is making life cised; however, so unpleasant for there won’t be the others (including same potential you); however, for gender-related before considerissues. ing a course Here are a few of action, ask ideas you could yourself whether think about: Conthe current situsider rotating the ation developed role of chair—if as a result of your you feel comfortSimon Gibson inaction. able doing so—and I would assume allow all attendees her behaviour is to have their turn. This something you’ve been aware of for some time—it would allow her to experience being chair which will likely be now more difficult for you to address she may relish. Rotating the chair the situation as she has would also allow you to become accustomed to sense whether her antagobeing aggressive at the nistic manner is intended meetings. for you personally or is a Nonetheless, you can general character trait. still salvage the matter You might also be more and affirm your role as systematic in the way in chair.

which you organize the agenda with firm times dedicated to each item. Her lengthy interruptions would obviously conflict with this model which may discourage her. You could consider a “round table” approach for comments which would give all attendees the opportunity to share. She may recognize she is dramatically out of sync with co-workers and moderate her disruptions. In any case, be wary about speaking with her personally. Her reaction could be unpredictable and she may even become more combative. Be somewhat more assertive and consider using different techniques to engage attendees— including rotating the role of chair—in order to provide modeling for this very difficult employee.

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VICTORIA – B.C. AuditorGeneral John Doyle has applied to B.C. Supreme Court for details of the legal defence costs for Dave Basi and Bob Virk, convicted of breach of trust last fall for their role in the sale of BC Rail operations. In a petition filed Tuesday, a lawyer for the auditor-general’s office said the information is needed so Doyle can sign off on the province’s accounts for the fiscal year. The province’s lawyer offered to comply, but lawyers for Basi and Virk cited lawyer-client privilege and refused. Attorney General Barry Penner said the government agreed to waive its confidentiality for the audit, and won’t oppose Doyle’s court application for the information. In May, Penner appointed University of B.C. president Stephen Toope to review the

pay Basi and Virk’s legal bills, made by the deputy finance minister and deputy attorney general. They determined that the majority of costs from years of pre-trial arguments would never be recovered from Basi and Virk, and costs to taxpayers would continue to mount without the guilty pleas. In legislature debate in February, interim NDP leader Dawn Black noted that the $6 million legal payment was the same amount cut from the Crown prosecutor budget this year. “The government only covers defence costs in the event of an acquittal, but two Liberal insiders were given a last-minute sweetheart deal that cut short the BC Rail corruption trial,” Black said. B.C. Liberal house leader Rich Coleman replied that the accused filed a statement of fact with their guilty pleas, stating that they acted alone.

province’s policy of covering legal fees for public servants who are sued or charged in connection with their duties. The B.C. government’s decision to pay an estimated $6 million in defence costs has been a lightning rod for critics. The policy was for the government to pay for legal defence of employees, and recover those costs if the employee is found guilty. Ministerial assistants in the B.C. Liberal government while BC Rail operations were up for sale in 2002-03, Basi and Virk pleaded guilty in October 2010 to disclosing confidential bidding information and accepting benefits from a competing bidder. Their guilty pleas put an abrupt end to an eight-year investigation and court case that began with a police raid on the B.C. legislature. Cabinet members have insisted there was no political interference in the decision to

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July 12 - 14, 2011 COMMUNITY New Vista Society boutique: Come in and browse for bargains, good quality, gently-used clothing and collectibles at low prices. All money raised goes to enhance services for residents and tenants at New Vista. When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Where: New Vista, 7559 Rosewood St., Burnaby.

Free children’s clothes: Come browse and enjoy a cup of coffee. When: Tuesdays, starting at 9:30 a.m. Where: greenhouse behind New Life Community Church, 8765 Government St., Burnaby. Info: 604-4200761 or newlifeburnaby@ yahoo.com.

Scandinavian Folk Dancing: The Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver present relaxed and friendly folk dance evenings, open to all. When: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Where: Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., Burnaby. Drop-in fee: $5. Info: 604-526-4722 or judithanderson@shaw.ca

Seniors Sunshine SingA-Long: Sing, dance, and socialize to your favourite popular oldies music with a live band every other Monday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Cameron Seniors Recreation Centre, 9523 Cameron Street (behind Lougheed Town Centre). Info: 604-420-6478.

East Burnaby Family Place Society is at 9528 Erickson Dr. Info: Andrea at 604-4441090.

Looking for work? Drop by the Adult Employment Program at Gordon Neighbourhood House for free half-day employment workshops sponsored by Service Canada. For info, call 604-683-2335.

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Burnaby Prostate Cancer Support Awareness Group: Meetings are the 1st Saturday of each month,10 a.m.-noon at Burnaby General Hospital, 3935 Kincaid St., second Floor Education Room ‘A’.

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Metro defends plan to harness sewage biogas tion site near Williams Lake. The region should save money on fuel costs trucking the sludge away and reduce greenhouse gas By Jeff Nagel emissions. BLACK PRESS Metro waste committee chair Metro Vancouver is under fire for Greg Moore said the project may yield bigger cost savings down the committing $13.1 million to a partroad. nership with a private firm to Future sewage treatment generate more biogas energy plant rebuilds – two are at the region’s Lulu Island planned at a cost of $1.4 sewage treatment plant. billion – may be able to Burnaby Mayor Derek operate with just four or Corrigan called the project five big digesters instead of a waste of money and noted the usual six. the cost has climbed $2.5 mil“Those things are about lion from a previous estimate $50 million each,” Moore CORRIGAN a year ago. said. “It’s a small invest“It is not in my view the ment that could have very kind of expenditure we should be large returns for us.” undertaking,” Corrigan said. Metro Vancouver’s net capital “We have a lot of other places we cost for the Lulu upgrade is to be could be placing this money.” reduced to $7 million thanks to Metro’s board approved the expected grants totaling $4.4 milspending June 24, with Burnaby lion from the province’s Innovative directors voting against it. Clean Energy fund and from the Paradigm Environmental TechUnion of B.C. Municipalities, and nologies will outfit the Lulu Island from additional contributions of plant with its MicroSludge system $1.7 million from Paradigm. to greatly increase the production Metro would be responsible for of biogas, which would be sold into operating costs but expects to break the FortisBC natural gas grid as even over 25 years. green biomethane. Metro’s board had turned down a Enough extra gas would be genprevious Paradigm proposal more erated to heat 300 homes and Metro than a year ago. But the company would earn money by selling it. came back with a sweetened offer And the process would also that includes a share of its future consume more sewage sludge, which now has to be composted and revenues and FortisBC offered to pay more for the biomethane. trucked for use at a mine reclama-

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Canada Day is on Friday. And front and centre at all the celebrations, picnics and barbecues will be the Canadian flag, the red and white Maple Leaf. It will be fluttering from flagpoles, jabbed into hats and hairdos, hanging from trees, painted on cheeks and maybe even tattooed on biceps. The Maple Leaf was adopted as Canada’s national flag in 1965, after months of intense and occasionally acrimonious debate that almost stalemated Parliament. The champion for a new national flag was Prime Minister Lester Pearson; when he was working to resolve the Suez Crisis in Egypt in 1956, the Egyptian government had objected to his proposal for Canadian troops to act as peacekeepers because Canada’s Red Ensign flag incorporated the flag of the United Kingdom, with whom Egypt had had a falling out. The Red Ensign was also unpopular in Quebec, a major base of support for Pearson’s minority Liberal government. But the leader of the opposition Conservatives, John Diefenbaker, wanted nothing to do with a new flag. On May 27, 1964, the Liberal government introduced a motion to Parliament to adopt Pearson’s favoured “sea to sea” flag, three conjoined red maple leaves on a white field bracketed by blue bars at each end. The Conservatives demanded a national referendum on the new flag, which Diefenbaker called the “Pearson pennant.” Pearson formed a multi-party committee of 15 members of parliament to evaluate and choose a new design. The eventual winner, an 11-point maple leaf on a white field bordered by red bars, was created by George F.G. Stanley. It was unanimously approved by the committee on Oct. 29, 1964 and then by a majority vote in the House of Commons on Dec. 15. Queen Elizabeth proclaimed the new flag on Jan. 28, 1965 and it was first raised over Parliament Hill in a noon ceremony on Feb. 15.

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

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

BENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 per load. Yard cleanup. Burnaby & NW. 778-859-8760

Haul Anything...

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

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

JOEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S AUTOBODY REPAIR in Prince Rupert, BC. Currently has an opening for a Collision Autobody Technician. Must be a team player for this relaxed and friendly,but hard working atmosphere. Wages and moving expenses negotiable. Email resume to: joesauto@citytel.net Fax: 250627-4702. Call: 250-624-1795

RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT!

AFFORDABLE MOVING

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

MOVIE EXTRAS ! 163

281

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

PERSONAL SERVICES

WWW.CASTINGROOM.COM

VOLUNTEERS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

WELDERS REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY! Do All Metal FabricatingEstevan SK Apprentices, Journeymen Welders, or equivalent to perform all weld procedures in a custom manufacturing environment. Competitive Wages, Benefits, RRSPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Apprenticeship Opportunites, Temporary Staff Housing available. Apply by Email: kswidnicki@doallmetal.com or Fax: 306-634-8389.

MODEL/TALENT AGENCIES

163

TRADES, TECHNICAL

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

ROUND LAKE TREATMENT CENTRE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB POSTING

Note: Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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

Round Lake Treatment Centre

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 QualiďŹ cations & 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

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

LANDSCAPING

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

317

MISC SERVICES

GET RESULTS! Post a classified in 123 newspapers in just a few clicks. Reach nearly 2 million people for only $395 a week - only $3.22 per newspaper. Choose your province or all across Canada. Best value. Save over 85% compared to booking individually. www.communityclassifieds.ca or 1-866-669-9222.

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#1 RooďŹ ng Company in BC

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MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount available. 604-721-4555 or 604-800-9488. ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020

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

PETS 477

PETS

AMERICAN Bulldog Pups Purebred, NKC/ABA regâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d, email: abpups@gmail.com or call for website info: 604-794-3256 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, guartâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 COBY/GOTTI Pitbull male, 8mo/old stocky, $800/obo. 778-240-0563 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 guarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d Call Andrei 604-970-3807. GOLDEN retriever X Australian Shepherd, 7 wks. male/female $375. Dewormed. No Sunday calls: 604-819-4404 or 604-823-6703 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


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PETS

P.B. Chocolate LAB female. 5 mo old. partially trained. All shots. Spayed. $650. (604)796-3669 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 puppies. 2 apricot, Adorable. Ready to go June 25. $700. 778-240-2400 (Cloverdale) TOY POODLE PUPS, 14 wks old. healthy. $400. Also 1 yr old - price neg. (604)589-0781, 604-346-6720

Wanted: 1000 Saints

All animals deserve to have hope for a better tomorrow. www.1000saints.ca YORKIES, 9 weeks $700,1 male, 1 fem., vet ✔, 1st shots, dewormed, family raised, 604-541-0656

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

BURNABY

RENTALS 706

NEW WESTMINSTER

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

518

BUILDING SUPPLIES

SAWMILLS - Band/Chainsaw SPRING SALE - Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. MAKE MONEY and SAVE MONEY In stock ready to ship. Starting at $1,195.00. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext.400OT STEEL BUILDING SALE...SPECIALS from $5 to $12/sq.ft. Great pricing on ABSOLUTELY every model, width and length. Example: 30’Wx50’Lx16’H. NOW $10,500.00. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers 1-800668-5422.

560

MISC. FOR SALE

A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1866-884-7464

578

SPORTING GOODS

Want to get into shape?? Hoist V3 Home gym

Call: 604-309-6206

BURNABY

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.

Call 604-421-1235 BURNABY

Call 604-540-6725

20 Acre Ranch Foreclosures Near Booming El Paso, Texas Was $16,900 Now $12,900 $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE map/pictures 800-755-8953

612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE

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!

636

MORTGAGES

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Burnaby:

CLAREMONT TERRACE

** 6960 ELWELL ST ** NEAR MIDDLEGATE Quiet, spacious 2 & 1 Bdrms & Bachelor suites. Incld: Balcony, prkg, heat & h/wtr

604-525-2661 COQUITLAM D/T. 2 bdrm. condo w/view. f/p, appl. N/s, n/p. $900 incl cble/gas. Avail now. 604-306-9968.

WANT A VEHICLE But Stressed About Your Credit? We Fund Your Future Not Your Past. Want a Visa? Any Credit, All Accepted. 1-888593-6095

Vista Terrace 7465 13th Avenue,

810

AUTO FINANCING

818

CARS - DOMESTIC

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2006 MAZDA 5, 6 pass van, touring edition, loaded, auto, snrf, 17’’ whls. $10,000 obo. (604)309-4001.

Rozario 778-788-1849

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

2011 COLEMAN 184

2009 TOYOTA MATRIX 4/dr auto p/w, p/l, AC, cd player, 89K, silver. $8800. Call 604-825-9477.

Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

2011 KIA RIO 5, h/b, auto, 12,000 kms. Black. Most options. $8000 firm. 604-538-9257.

827

NEW WESTMINSTER

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

VEHICLES WANTED 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

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

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

NEW WESTMINSTER

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

Call 604-837-4589 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.

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

POCO. 3 bdrm, f/yard, drvway, h/w flrs, 4 appl, ref’s. N/s, n/d, pet ok. $1350/mo+utils.Aug1.604.430.1830 WHITE Rock Ocean view beach house rental. 3 bdrm,den, 2 1/2 bath 2 decks, back yd, shed, hot tub 4 car stalls.604538-1588

747B SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING

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

MAPLE RIDGE. Lrg, new 1 bdrm & den gr/flr apt. Luxurious, S/S appls, granite counters, prkg, f/p. $1050. Avail immed. Call: 778-386-1243

750

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

COQUITLAM North, 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite with storage, 1.5 baths, priv entry, large patio, w/d, 5 appli’s. N/S, N/P, $1050/mo incl utils/cable. Avail July 1st. 604-552-3307.

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

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 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. NEW WESTMINSTER

Large newly renovated 1 bdrm units 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

851

SUITES, LOWER

Pitt Meadows. 2 bdrm ste in newer home. Nr amenits. N/S N/P. Avail now. $900 incl. utils. 604-825-0587.

752

TOWNHOUSES

CITY LIVING IN a Westcoast setting! Beautiful rentals available now in Wesbrook Village at UBC. Studios, 2-bedrooms and Townhouses. Call 604-228-2025 today, or mai DiscoverWesbrook@ ubcproperties.com www.DiscoverWesbrook.ca/bcy 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

TRUCKS & VANS

1980 CHEV crane truck, 8 ton lift, $7000 obo. Call Doug @ 604-7500194 1994 PLYMOUTH VOYAGUER 7/pass, mint cond! 159K, AirCared, $1750/obo. 604-308-9848. 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

MARINE 912

Please call 604-526-0147

CEDARWAY APT

COQUITLAM, low rise concrete bldg, 2nd flr, 2 bdrm, 2 baths, undg sec. prk, gas F/P, balcony, $1150. Avail. immed. Call (778) 889-3731.

2001 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, auto 4x4 lded, new brke/tires, aircared/13. $7800. 604-533-9133.

Includes Heat, Hot Water and Cable.

PORT COQUITLAM

Call 604- 521-3448

RECREATIONAL/SALE

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

Professionally Managed by Gateway Property Management

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....

838

RIVIERA MANOR

Albert 778-788-1853

BUSINESS AND FINANCE: Seeking a business opportunity or partner? Posting legal notices? Need investors, agents or distributors, this is where you advertise. bcclassified.com

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

The Scrapper

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

For more info & viewing call

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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

1990 CADILLAC Allante convertible white, “rare”, 2 seater, 155,000 kms Must sell. $6,900. 604-309-4001

Park Villa 529 10th Street

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.

845

2004 37C PACE ARROW, 15,800 m, Shaw auto satellite, 3 slides, W/D, custom cover, 10 yr paint protection, etc. Better than new. $79,900. Call (604)869-3313

Burnaby

Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

PRIVATE MORTGAGE Lender. Funding smaller 2nd, 3rd, & interim mortgages. No fees! Please call 604-736-6914 or grpacific@telus.net. Courtesy to agents.

RECREATIONAL/SALE

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

845

18 UNIT MOTEL in QUESNEL, Completely renovated. Share sale, call 250-747-3111.

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

838

INSTANT AUTO CREDIT Buying a used car is hard enough without having to worry about financing! Get APPROVED for your car loan in minutes: www.NanaimoCars.com

Call 604-540-6732

BURNABY

ACREAGE

AUTO FINANCING

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION

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....

810

TRANSPORTATION

2010 COLEMAN 325

Rozario 778-788-1849

MAPLE PLACE TOWERS

TRANSPORTATION

Call 604-834-4097 www.aptrentals.com

Skyview Manor 908 6th Avenue

REAL ESTATE 603

Crescentview Renovated townhomes in magnificent area. Basement, patio, new appliances, garage.

Rozario 778-788-1849

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

TOWNHOUSES

COQUITLAM

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

Call 604- 522-5230

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

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

752

Colonial House 435 Ash Street

www.aptrentals.net

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS

FREE CASH WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery

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

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

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

BOATS

ALUM. BOAT WANTED 10 12 or 14’ with our w/o motor or trailer. Will pay cash 604-319-5720.


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