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Tea time It is steeped in ritual, tradition and feelings of home. For people who love it, there are many ways to experience tea, whether itâ€™s taken in solitude and peace, or in communion with others
Ayako Sakaino teaches the ancient ritual of the Japanese tea ceremony at the Nikkei National Heritage Centre in Burnaby. MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER
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News that the Ministry of Education plans to scrap its problematic British Columbia enterprise Student Information System (BCeSIS) was greeted with a mixture of kudos and criticism Monday. The announcement was made following the release of a review of the system by consultant Gartner Inc. in which it recommended that it be replaced. The $89-million provincewide system was created as a way of keeping students’ records in one place to make it easier to keep track of them when they move between districts and for those districts to share the students’ information. “The current system is meeting the basic educational needs of the province’s
schools, districts and the ministry,” the Gartner report said. “However, schools are not taking advantage of all of the functions the system has to offer and as a consequence, it is not delivering the full functional needs that exist nor is it well positioned to meet the future needs of education within B.C.” The system has been the subject of numerous complaints by teachers and school administrators that it was prone to crashes and it was hard to access. “I creates more work than probably doing it by hand,” said Burnaby school board chair Larry Hayes, recalling the feedback he’s received. While he believes such a system is necessary, “unfortunately, this particular system that was implemented didn’t work the way it should. It was certainly a waste of valuable resources.” Greg Frank, Burnaby school district’s secretarytreasurer, said the system has been in place in Burnaby for about four years during which time it was required to pay about $260,000 annually to use it.
get onto and being very slow and cumbersome to work with. It also took excessive amounts of teachers’ and administrators’ time away from the work they’re supposed to be doing. “That’s $100 million down the drain,” she said, questioning whether the government did their due diligence before purchasing the system. “From early on we knew we were going to have to be paying for the privilege of providing data to the government,” she said of BCeSIS’s $10 per student fee districts pay each year. She noted it’s similar to the money already cash-strapped school districts pay to use the computer system that calculates how much they need to pay in carbon offsets. “They were told you had to basically provide the stick that you’re going to hit yourself with.” The $260,000 Burnaby pays each year “is a pretty signiﬁcant amount of money for a system that doesn’t work,” Corrigan said.
He conﬁrmed that the system crashed during school start-up last September when it wasn’t able to handle the load of many people trying to use it at the same time. However, he added, improvements were made so that the system has worked much better this year. The province is aiming to have a new system in place by 2014. The Gartner report states that BCeSIS “should be capable of supporting the current and short term needs of the province for the next three years.” It couldn’t come soon enough for Burnaby-Deer Lake NDP MLA Kathy Corrigan, who heard from numerous teachers and administrators “expressing huge frustration” over the system during her time as a Burnaby school trustee. “The report commissioned by the provincial government has essentially said that it’s a colossal waste of money, taxpayers’ money, that could have gone to teachers or playgrounds.” Corrigan recalled hearing complaints of BCeSIS crashing repeatedly, being hard to
You are invited to World Rivers Day, a global event celebrating our planet’s rivers! This year is the 6th anniversary of World Rivers Day and the 31st anniversary of Rivers Day in BC. Enjoy your time at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus and learn more about Guichon Creek right here in Burnaby and the importance of our world’s waterways!
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Where is it this year?
How do I get there?
learn more about your local
Take the #25, #110, #123, #130 or #125 bus (www.translink. ca). It’s a short walk to the event site.
environment from a wide range of informative displays
browse tasty farmers market vendors see live raptors with the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society enjoy a City of Burnaby ecosculpture exhibit experience a portable climbing wall
This year the event is located at BCIT’s Burnaby campus; between Canada Way and Deer Lake Parkway near Willingdon Avenue and Wayburne Drive in Burnaby (see map).
BCIT’s latest stream discover improvements along Guichon Creek help enhance the natural riparian
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Take transit, ride your bike or carpool ! Ride your bike: the event is located on Burnaby’s North-South Bikeway and near Willingdon Urban Trail. (www.burnaby.ca/ cycling).
For more information, visit www.burnaby.ca/worldriversday
Or you can car-pool! Visit the Jack Bell Ride-Share program website at www. ride-share.com to ﬁnd your ride-match. Vehicle parking is also available and located nearby.
H2O Drinking water will be available on site. Plastic bottled water is being discouraged this year in support of Metro Vancouver’s Tap Water Campaign. Bring your ecofriendly reﬁllable water bottle!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 NewsLeader A3
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Burnaby RCMP believe the driver of a pickup was impaired when he struck and killed a pedestrian early Saturday on Lougheed Highway. On Sept. 17 at about 4:40 a.m., a 25-year-old man was walking along Lougheed on the inside shoulder, beside the concrete median of the westbound lanes when he was struck near Phillips Avenue by a red 1997 Ford F150 pickup truck. Police are recommending charges of impaired driving against the driver. Anyone with information is asked to call Const. Collins at 604-294-7922.
A 24-year-old Burnaby man is dead and a 22-year-old man charged with his murder after a fatal stabbing in east Vancouver early Saturday morning. The victim was allegedly stabbed by another passenger inside a moving vehicle in the 1300-block of Victoria drive at around 12:30 a.m. Sept. 17, say the Vancouver Police Department. The driver, fearing for his safety, stopped the vehicle and ﬂed. Nearby citizens checked the car and called 911 after seeing the injured man inside. He died of his injuries in hospital at about 1 p.m. that day. Shane Frederick James Yukich, 22, has been charged with one count of murder. He is known to police in Metro Vancouver and Ontario for violent and property-related offences.
Staff at Lougheed Town Centre are trying to ﬁnd the rightful owner of a woman’s wedding ring found at the mall Aug. 11. The ring is described as an 18K yellow gold, three-band Birks ring with a setting of 15 diamonds. It was found by a concerned customer outside the mall entrance adjacent to Tim Hortons who then handed it in to the mall’s security department. Lougheed Town Centre hopes to reunite the owner with their ring. Anyone claiming it will have to be able to identify it in detail. Anyone with information is asked to call Brent Findley at 604-566-8003 or ﬁndley@shapepm.com.
The ritual and experience of tea By Mario Bartel NEWSLEADER
A young woman wearing a Mao cap and strategic facial piercings is perched at the bar awaiting her beverage. But instead of a hoppy pale ale or a sweet mojito, barkeeper Jennifer Long is pouring her a tall take-out cup of tea. The Great Wall Tea Co. at the River Market at Westminster Quay is the new hangout for college students on the go, commuters on their way from SkyTrain to condos along the boardwalk and passersby curious about the honeycomb wall of large colourful tins that hold 160 varieties of ﬂavoured tea leaves behind the stand-up bar. According to the Tea Association of Canada, Canadians drink almost nine billion cups of tea each year. That’s expected to increase 40 per cent by 2020. Tea is hot, says Long. “I think the exclusivity of tea has gone by the wayside. People are more curious about tea.”
Steeped for centuries But it’s a trend that’s been steeped for hundreds of years. Ayako Sakaino teaches the discipline of the traditional Japanese tea ceremony at the National Nikkei Heritage Centre in Burnaby. She’s also formed a club for aﬁcionados to learn more about its
intricacies and history. That history dates to the ninth century when the Buddhist monk Eichu, upon his return from traveling in China, prepared and served sencha, or unground Japanese green tea, to Emperor Saga. The Emperor was so impressed he ordered the cultivation of tea plantations in the south-central region of Japan’s main island of Honshu. While tea’s popularity waned for a time, it got renewed life in the 12th century when Buddhist monasteries incorporated powdered green tea into religious ceremonies. By the 13th century tea had become a status symbol among the country’s warrior class and 300 years later every level of Japanese society was drinking tea. That’s when Sen Rikyu developed the Japanese “way of tea” based upon a philosophy that each meeting is unique and should be treasured. The preparation and presentation of the tea incorporates the principles of harmony, respect, purity and tranquility. For Sakaino, the tea ceremony is an important connection to her heritage. She ﬁrst learned its deliberate preparation and serving rituals when she was 18. At the time, she says, every young Japanese woman was expected to learn the tea ceremony, or ﬂower arranging or calligraphy; it was part of
Jennifer Long says some of the customers at the Great Wall Tea Company just close their eyes and point to one of the tins holding more than 160 varieties of tea.
learning how to be a good hostess. She studied the tea ceremony for seven years, eventually earning her qualiﬁcations to teach it. But then life got in the way and it wasn’t until she immigrated to Canada 40 years ago that her interest was reinvigorated. “It was my doorway to Japanese culture,” says Sakaino. The measured movements involved with the tea ceremony are a form of meditation, she says. “When I am doing tea ceremony, I cannot think about anything else.”
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After a year-long wait, Jeffrey Ciachurski ďŹ nally got the keys to his new car last Thursday at the Carter GM dealership in Burnaby. The occasion was one worthy of photos and media interest since the car he was buying, the Chevrolet Volt, has been one of the most anticipated in some time. The Burnaby dealership was one of a handful to receive the car in Metro Vancouver, one of seven cities across Canada to receive them in the initial rollout. The Volt is the ďŹ rst fullyelectric vehicle that has an extended range, thanks to a gasoline-powered generator that will produce electricity after the battery has been depleted. A fully-charged battery has a range of 40 to 80 kilometres before needing to be recharged, which can be extended by another 500 kilometres on a full 35-litre tank of fuel until it can be plugged in or refueled. That makes it feasible to use on longer trips, said Bill Mitchell, president of the
Carter Automotive Family. The battery can be charged using a standard 120-volt outlet, or a 240-volt outlet, the kind a household dryer runs on, for a faster charge. Mitchell said when he testdrove the Volt, he went 160 kilometres without having to burn any fuel. â€œIf you commute less than 60 kilometres a day, you should never burn any fuel.â€? He estimated that at todayâ€™s electricity rates, it would cost $1 to $1.25 a day to charge. The base model Volt sells for about $43,000. For Coquitlam resident Jeffrey Ciachurski, the car is a further extension of his commitment to alternative energy. As chief executive ofďŹ cer of Vancouver-based Western Wind Energy Corporation, which operates wind turbines in California, he was quick to outďŹ t it with a vanity licence plate that reads â€œwndpwr.â€? Ciachurski plans to practically eliminate his carbon footprint for the car by purchasing emission offset credits, which certiďŹ es that the electricity he purchases from BC Hydro to charge it comes from renewable energy sources. He called the Volt â€œgame changing technology,â€? explaining that its battery can store renewable energy, something akin to the Holy Grail of sustainable energy. He said that a homeâ€™s electrical system could
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South Burnaby Neighbourhood House (SBNH) hopes to mark the 10th anniversary of its annual car rally on Sunday by raising another chunk of money towards a new childcare facility at Gilpin school. This year, as in 2010, the project to build a permanent out-of-school care facility at Gilpin will be the recipient of proceeds from the fundraising event. SBNH executive director Antonia Beck said they hope to raise about $16,000 this time around. The Gilpin parent group needs to raise $200,000 to install two portables on the school grounds by June 2012, a condition of the Burnaby school district allowing it to use a classroom temporarily for the centre. As for the car rally, it will continue with a change made last year to shorten the route, keep it more local, and end the event earlier so participants can get home in time to have dinner with their families. The rally now raises twice the money it did in its ﬁrst year, when about $8,000 was raised, and attracts more sponsors, said Beck. It’s also a regular event for local companies who use it as a teambuilding exercise for employees, she said, noting
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Rivers form lifeblood of this province Sunday is World Rivers Day. It’s a celebration and recognition of the importance of waterways for commerce, recreation and, most importantly, the environment. The occasion has special signiﬁcance in Burnaby and New Westminster. World Rivers Day was founded by BCIT instructor and environmentalist Mark Angelo. Angelo’s passion for rivers is boundless. He’s paddled hundreds of them on six continents. And one of the world’s greatest rivers ﬂows only a short drive from his ofﬁce. The Fraser River is the tenth longest river in Canada. But its 1,375 kilometres have had a huge impact on the history, economy and culture of British Columbia. The salmon that swim up the river every year are a key food source to the First Nations. Explorers and settlers used it to access the province’s rugged interior and northern reaches. When they discovered gold, prospectors and miners traveled up the river to ﬁnd wealth. Today, industry and housing hug its shores. Booms of giant logs ﬂoat down river to be processed for export. Container ships and car transporters travel up river, their holds ﬁlled to bursting with imported cargo that will be distributed across Canada by rail and truck. In fact, the Fraser is such an integral part of B.C. life, it’s easy to take it for granted. Which is exactly why the Fraser, and the hundreds of smaller rivers and streams that ﬂow into it must be cherished and protected. They are the veins and arteries that bring life to much of our province.
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B.C. imports American-style politics This is almost as strange as the B.C. Liberals VICTORIA – The Americanization of Canadian and B.C. politics is gathering speed now that legis- damning Cummins as a politician who “says one thing and does another.” Yeah, that can really lated four-year terms are ﬁnally settling in at the come back to bite you. federal and provincial level. There hasn’t been much of an anti-Dix effort Scheduled elections are an important reform, yet, but you can be sure there is one sitting on the but the downside is that they seem to lead inexorably to constant campaigning. The latest example shelf, prepared for Clark’s recently abandoned fall election plan. The “nasty attacks” is the B.C. Liberal Party’s website and Dix complained about were focused radio campaign directed at upstart on his federal party’s sudden preferB.C. Conservative leader John Cumence for Quebec seats in the House of mins. Commons, and sniping about which “Strange days indeed,” NDP leader Premier Clark hired more political staff Adrian Dix mused on his Facebook – Christy or Glen? page. “The Liberals, after a week of And it was the NDP who started nasty attacks on the NDP, launched an the negative cycle with their own TV anti-John Cummins website. Absent ad, featuring “Campbell Crunch” and a policy agenda, the Liberals seem “Christy Crunch” cereals, both “loaded to want to blame others for their Tom Fletcher with HST.” problems. This too will backﬁre as (I can put to rest the ghastly rumour Ms. Clark is again misreading the that the B.C. Liberal war room will public mood. People are demanding substance in politics these days, not photo ops and soon unleash a gang of angry, unemployed HST stick-men.) negative attacks.” The U.S. tactic of going negative early, to deﬁne I see nothing strange in Dix rushing to the your rivals before they can deﬁne themselves, has defence of Cummins, who represents the NDP’s worked spectacularly for Stephen Harper’s Conbest hope for a move into the legislature’s west servatives. They scorched federal Liberal leaders wing. It is a bit odd for Dix to accuse others of Stéphane Dion and Michael Ignatieff, and public lacking policy, as he leads a party that has been distinguished by little other than negative political distaste for these methods does not seem to have hurt them. The anti-Cummins campaign has a tactics since its near-death experience in 2001.
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similar style, and there are indications that it may have been produced in Toronto. The website, canttrustcummins.ca, uses a bug-eyed photo of the former ﬁsherman-MP that makes him look like a ray gun-wielding alien from the movie Mars Attacks. In fact our whole political scene is starting to look like a rerun of a bad 1990s movie. It was Reform BC that rose from the ashes of Social Credit, and inspired a desperate Gordon Campbell to sing country music and take a hard line on aboriginal relations, to stitch the ruptured right back together. Cummins deﬁned himself as a Reform-AllianceConservative MP by railing against treaties, and that continues to be the core of his thin policy book. His other two main ideas are also pure rural populism. He vows to scrap the carbon tax and suggests that municipalities should cut their costs to fund transit. Voters will have a better idea by the end of this week if Clark’s plan for “defending and creating jobs” is really new policy, or merely more photo ops. B.C. has had its ﬁrst taste of California-style tax revolt. Now we have two years ahead that will be dominated by relentlessly negative, continuous campaigning. ■ Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com
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Re: A head is not a weapon (Editorial, NewsLeader, Sept. 14) Whether it was intentional or not, we take issue with the fact the editorial insinuates our organization does not take the appropriate steps to ensure the coaches and players among our member associations do not use the head as a weapon or target. As our organization is the only amateur association mentioned by name in your article, we are concerned of the negative image your article presents of us and of the sport of football. Although our Football BC concussion policy adopted in June 2010 has garnered the most COURTESY FOOTBALL BC media attention, our In addition to many rules governing the appropriate way association—and our to tackle, Football BC also provides this free poster to all sport through the member teams to post in their facilities for players to see. national body—has long had initiatives in place with regards to through when we heard the news head safety. of Quinn. We are just so thankful For example, our association, for for the wonderful care she received the past several years, has made at Children’s Hospital and that we copies of the National Football now have our little granddaughter League’s “Play Heads Up Football” happy and healthy. This was a poster available for free to our lovely article and picture.Thanks so members to display in their equipmuch. ment rooms, locker rooms, change Margo and Lorne Walters rooms and clubhouses. Nanoose Bay, B.C. In the latest version of the Football Canada Tackle Rule Book there are rules which specify that contact For whom is it to the head is strictly illegal. These rules include, but are not limited to: running smoothly? Re: Power producers plead their • Rule 7, Section 3, Article 5 – Face Mask, which states: “It shall be case (B.C. Views, NewsLeader, Sept. 14) illegal to grasp the face mask of an Tom Fletcher once again offers opponent, by closing the ﬁngers on his readers an imbalanced view of the face mask, regardless to what the plight of the B.C. Independent extent the face mask is pulled.” Power Producers by quoting their • Rule 7, Section 3, Article 6 – public promotion arm called the Head Tackling, Clotheslining, which B.C. Clean Energy Association. In states: “It shall be illegal to tackle order to support the case for the around the head, in the open ﬁeld, IPPs he uses Ashlu Creek as an or straight arm tackle to the head, example of their concern for their commonly referred to as ‘clotheslinenvironmental and public goodwill. ing.’” But is it? • Rule 7, Section 3, Article 7 – In his column he maintains Ashlu Spearing, which states: “Spearing Creek’s critics have been silenced is deliberate and malicious driving because it is a smooth running of the helmet into a player… A operation. Those critics include the player shall be called for Spearing Squamish Lillooet Regional District even if he commits himself before who voted against the IPP facilithe ball is dead, if he uses the head ties on the Ashlu. Their concerns and helmet as the primary or main centered on the Ashlu being a key point of focus.” component in the Squamish wilderness tourism plans because it is a • Rule 7, Section 3, Article world-class whitewater kayaking 14 - Illegal Block, Hands to Face, river. The B.C. Liberals squashed which states: “No player of either those concerns with Bill 30, leaving team may thrust his hands forward the IPPs outside the control of comabove the frame to contact the munities and B.C. Hydro. For whom opponent on the neck, face head or is it running smoothly? facemask.” Mr. Fletcher, as a reporter Daniel Fung Director, Communications and a columnist, offers a biased Football BC right-wing slant on the subjects he covers. I understand it is his job to continue the myth of the Much to be thankful for free market, but it would be in the Re: Now seven, Quinn Ridley is a interest of equality to allow opposcancer survivor (NewsLeader, Sept. ing statements to challenge his 16) presumptions. I am Quinn Ridley’s grandma and Brian J. O’Neill we all know what the family went Burnaby
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EVENTS Fall Bazaar: The Ladies Auxiliary to Dania Home will hold its annual fall bazaar, featuring trinkets, treasures, homebaked goods, flowers, vegetables and more. Danish sandwiches and desserts will be sold. When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Carl Mortensen Manor Auditorium, 4035 Norland Ave., Burnaby.
Garage sale: Sponsored AOTS (As One Who Serves).
Proceeds to charity. When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: South Burnaby United Church, 7591 Gray Ave., Burnaby.
Riverview Preservation Society: Meeting of a group which aims to keep the entire 244 acres of Riverview lands as public property for people with mental illness and addictions and to protect the trees. Everyone welcome. When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 1:15 to 3 p.m. Where: McGill branch library, 4595 Albert St., Burnaby.
World Rivers Day: Burnaby celebration features free activities from horse and buggy rides, watching live raptors, portable climbing wall, gold panning, farmers market and live music. When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.. to 3 p.m. Where: Guichon Creek at BCIT’s Burnaby campus (between Canada Way and Deer Lake Parkway near Willingdon Avenue and Wayburne Drive). Info: http://commons.bcit. ca/worldriversday/.
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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION – 2011 NOVEMBER 19 ADVANCE VOTING OPPORTUNITIES 2011 NOVEMBER 5, 8, 9 & 16
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO BE SCRUTINEERS For the 2011 Local Government Election eligible electors in the City of Burnaby will be voting on the following eight (8) community opinion questions: (1) BURNABY LAKE REGIONAL NATURE PARK The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 21.47 acres (8.68 hectares) located in the northeast region of Burnaby.
Daniel, who teaches in the philosophy and humanities department at Douglas College, leads a discussion on “What is wrong with exploitation?” Admission by donation. Everyone welcome. Registration and experience not required. When: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 to 9 p.m. Where: The Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., New Westminster. Info: 778-782-5215 or www. philosopherscafe.net.
Dances for a Small Stage: Unique and innovative contemporary dance in a rough-and-tumble cabaret setting. When: Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24, 7 to 10 p.m. Where: Shadbolt
Guichon Creek invasive plant removal and native flora and tree planting. Where: Guichon Creek near BCIT. When: Sept. 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: www.meetup. com/The-Lower-MainlandGreen-Team/events.
Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby. Tickets: $15, free for season subscribers, at 604-205-3000. Info: shadboltcentre.com.
Animal Tracks and Signs: Join a park interpreter for a lesson on identifying the signs of local wildlife, from coyote tracks to beaver chew to bear scat. Ideal for ages six and older. When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park, meet at the Nature House on Piper Avenue, off Winston Street. Cost: $8 adult, $4.25 child/ youth/senior, $21.50 family. Register: 604-432-6359. Info: www.metrovancouver. org.
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Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Burnaby Lake Regional Nature Park? (2) BURNABY SOUTH MEMORIAL PARK The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 1.50 acres (0.61 hectares) located in the southeast region of Burnaby.
Central Park invasive plant removal: Remove periwinkle, hops, ivy and scotch broom. When: Sept. 25 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Info: www.meetup.com/ The-Lower-Mainland-GreenTeam/events.
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(3) BURRARD INLET CONSERVATION LANDS* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 5.49 acres (2.22 hectares) located in the northeast region of Burnaby.
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(7) NEW HAVEN CONSERVATION LANDS* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 7.66 acres (3.09 hectares) located in the southwest region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within New Haven Conservation Lands? (8) STILL CREEK CONSERVATION LANDS* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 3.41 acres (1.38 hectares) located in the northwest region of Burnaby.
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St. Michael’s Evensong: Annual quiet evening of hymns and reflection, held on the feast of St. Michael and All Angels, gives those who are grieving a loved one an opportunity to come and remember them in prayer. When: Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Where: St. Timothy’s Church, 4550 Kitchener St., Burnaby. To provide names of loved ones to be named in remembrance during the service: Yolanda, 604-299-6816 or office@ sainttimothy.ca. Info: www. sainttimothy.ca.
55+ Armchair Travellers: Learn about river cruising in Europe. When: Friday, Sept. 30, 9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex for 55+, 6550 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby. Cost: $5.25 members, $6.25 nonmembers, buffet breakfast included. Register and info: 604-297-4580.
Nikkei Fall Harvest Festival – Kimono Show: celebrate the Fall Harvest season with a grand kimono show inspired by the four seasons with Shishimai, Koto, and Nihon Buyo. Savor special Japanese tea and sweets. When: Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Where: National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cr., Burnaby. Tickets: $12 at the door, $10 advance and NNMHC members. Info: 604-777-7000 or www. nikkeiplace.org.
Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Still Creek Conservation Lands?
Interested persons may receive information on the requirements and procedures for making an application by contacting the Election Ofﬁce at 604-294-7088.
Last Monday at the Movies: Jane Eyre, the latest adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel, starring Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins, Michael Fassbender and Mia Wasikowska. When: Monday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. (doors open 6:30 p.m.) Where: Massey Theatre, New Westminster. Tickets: $9 or season passes for $70. Info: 604-525-3244.
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(5) CUMBERLAND PLACE CONSERVATION LANDS* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 4.62 acres (1.87 hectares) located in the southeast region of Burnaby.
(6) DEER LAKE PARK The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 6.27 acres (2.54 hectares) located in the central region of Burnaby.
(4) CONFEDERATION PARK The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 18.73 acres (7.58 hectares) located in the northwest region of Burnaby.
Area Cycling Coalition, includes classroom and on-road training to learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver a bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. It’s a fun and interactive way to gain the skills and confidence to enjoy riding in the city. When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 1 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby. Info and registration: www. vacc.bc.ca/streetwise.
The Burnaby North Class of 1961 is having their 50th year reunion. When: Oct. 1. Where: Eagle Creek Restaurant, Burnaby Mountain Golf Course. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-298-5936.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 NewsLeader A11
Culture Days are back! L
iving on the beautiful west coast at times leads to a disconnect from the rest of the countryâ€”though most often, weâ€™re not complaining. In the arts world however, this separation can be more apparent. Fortunately, to the rescue is Culture Days, a coast-to-coast celebration of arts and culture in communities across Canada. In its second year in British Columbia, Culture Days showcases free hands-on arts activities and performances the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Culture Daysâ€™ mandate is simpleâ€”â€œto raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement by all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. Every individual, regardless of age, background or experience, has the right to access and participate actively in the arts and cultural life of their community.â€? After all, not only does Canadaâ€™s arts and cultural sector contribute to the economic and social development of its communities; it contributes to the overall well-being of its citizens as well. From culinary arts in Swift Current, Saskatchewan where participants will learn the surprisingly complex art of making speciality coffees to experiencing the art of ďŹ lmmaking in Kingston, Ontario, by producing a short Sher Hackwell ďŹ‚ick, provinces are enthusiastically on board. Each province has its own volunteer Culture Days Task Force formed of key stakeholders in the local arts community. Arts Umbrellaâ€™s Lucille Pacey holds the position of B.C.â€™s chair, and other key B.C. arts ďŹ gures, including Greater Vancouver Alliance for Arts & Cultureâ€™s executive director Amir Ali Alibhai and Scott Walker, the Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoriaâ€™s coordinator are also helping out. Burnaby is pulling together a dynamic weekend of family fun including seven activities in the Deer Lake cultural precinct. Options include experimenting with â€œhorse hairâ€? and â€œnakedâ€? Raku glazing techniques with ceramic artist/ instructor Linda Doherty and viewing an open rehearsal of 2011 artist in residence Daelik Hackenbrook and MachineNoisyâ€™s new dance work Tempus Fugitive, premiering at the Shadbolt Centre Oct. 12-15. Visit culturedays.ca and you can search by region, category or even plan an interactive â€œBrightspotsâ€? schedule for the
During Culture Days, Shadbolt visitors can view an open rehearsal of 2011 artist in residence Daelik Hackenbrook and MachineNoisyâ€™s new dance work Tempus Fugitive.
three-day arts and culture extravaganza. Affordable, accessible art activities for all. â– Sher Hackwell is a marketing coordinator at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6344 Deer Lake Ave.
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ANNUAL TAX SALE
By Jeff Nagel BLACK PRESS
The Local Government Act Sec. 403(1) states “At 10:00am on the last Monday in September, at the council chambers, the collector must conduct the annual tax sale by offering for sale by public auction each parcel of real property on which taxes are delinquent.” Prospective bidders are advised that it is their responsibility to search the title in advance to determine if there are any charges against the property. All properties are sold as is. The minimum bid is the upset price, which are the current taxes and penalties, arrears and delinquent taxes and interest, 5% tax sale costs and Land Title Ofﬁce transfer fees. Upon completion of each sale, the successful bidder must make payment immediately before the auction continues to the next property. Acceptable forms of payment are: Cash, certiﬁed cheque, bank draft and Interac. If the successful bidder does not have the full payment required, the property will be put back in to the auction. All properties being used for commercial purposes and vacant land sold are subject to HST to be added to the successful bid price. Properties sold at tax sale have a redemption period of one year from the date of the tax sale by the property owner. Properties not redeemed are subject to Property Transfer Tax, by the purchaser, under the Property Purchase Tax Act. This tax will be calculated on the market value of the property at the time the title is transferred to the purchaser at the Land Title Ofﬁce. Take Notice that the following properties shall, on the 26th day of September, 2011, in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby BC at the hours of 10:00am be offered for sale at the public auction, unless delinquent taxes with interest are paid by the end of September 26, 2011. Property Address
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4449 HASTINGS ST
LOT: 24 BLOCK: 5 D/L: 121 PLAN: 1054
214-3787 PENDER ST
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FUTURE SHOP - CORRECTION NOTICE Please note that the Get a PS3 with any Sony 3D TV promotion advertised on pg 6 of the Sept 16 flyer is valid ONLY with 2011 Sony 3D TV models. This promotion excludes all Sony 3D TVs released last year, as well as all clearance models. Also note that the value of the bonus PS3 console (WebID: 10175569) is $249.99, not $299.99, as previously advertised. Please see a Product Expert in-store for complete details. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers.
WALMART CORRECTION NOTICE For our flyer effective Sept. 2 - 8/11. Page 3: The photos of the Huggies items are not correct. They should be Huggies Pullups or Goodnites Mega Packs. Page 15: The description for the HP printer is not correct. It should be: HP 1000 Single Function Printer, #30050744. Page 17: The description for the Blackberry is not correct. It should be: TELUS Blackberry Torch 9810. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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Regular transit riders better brace for a big jump in fares in the spring of 2013. TransLink intends to seek approval next year for an average fare increase of 12.5 per cent. TransLink’s Moving Forward ﬁnancial plan shows base fares are to remain frozen while monthly pass prices would jump 24 per cent in 2013. But TransLink spokesman Ken Hardie said the exact increases in each category are yet to be determined. Cash fares may go up that year, he said, and numbers in the plan showing a three-zone pass, for example, rising from $151 to $187.20 may end up less than shown. “It won’t likely all go on the passholders,” he said. “How that fare revenue is actually going to be generated will be the subject of consultations next year.” He said the numbers were included for accounting purposes only to demonstrate the revenue TransLink needs to raise in future years. Another big factor in the future of transit fares is that TransLink’s Compass smart cards arrive in 2013. “We’re going through a fare review right now to see how the fare structure will eventually roll out,” Hardie said. The Compass card will initially be designed to mirror the existing fare structure – including the current three zones – to ensure all systems are working correctly. Later, Hardie said, TransLink will redesign its fares “in a way that distributes the costs differently than they are right now.” Potential options include the elimination of fare zones in favour of charging more accurately by distance or time travelled.
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BLOCK: E D/L: 173 PLAN: 3449, Except Plan BCP4739, & EXC PCL A STAT R/W PLAN BCP25961
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Grant was born in Vancouver on the 1st of May, 1929. For the past few months he was ﬁghting a battle for his life and passed away on August 21, 2011. He lost his battle with cancer with grace, courage, determination and dignity, with his loving wife of 52 years by his side. This wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend left behind a family who loved him dearly and friends and neighbours who were lucky to know him. Grant will be remembered for his quick wit and sharp tongue. As the King of the one liner’s he had a heart like no other. An accomplished soul, whose intelligence and generosity beneﬁted those who surrounded him Grant was one of a kind. His ﬁnesse for answering almost every clue on the game show Jeopardy was an inspiration to his family particularly his grandchildren who enjoyed spending time with their “Papa with the Beard”. The son of Annie and Vincent Gough he is predeceased by his sister Kathleen Smith (Gary). He leaves behind his wife and business partner, Joyce Eleanor; his daughters Barbara (Larry), Brenda (Alan), Cindy (Ted) and Belinda (Jim) and his son, Brian; many grandchildren; his Brother Barry Gough (Sandra) and several good friends and colleagues.
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING
#1167 $25 service call, BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 ELECTRICIAN licensed, local. Low cost. Big&small jobs. Renov. & panel change expert. 604-374-0062. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
A-1 PAINTING CO.
604.723.8434 Top Quality Painting Exterior / Interior • Insured • WCB • Written Guarantee • Free Est. • 20 Years Exp.
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356
RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses
RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!
bradsjunkremoval.com A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour
• Kitchens • Bathrooms • Remodeling • Decks *30 years *Licensed *Insured
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com
Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!! 604.
Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988
★ ★CALL NOW★ ★ LOW COST RUBBISH REMOVAL
★ Disposal ★ Renovations Debris ★ Construction ★ Drywall Pickup ★ Demolition ★ 7 days/week ★ Free Estimates ★ A-1 CONTRACTING. Renos. Bsmt, kitchens, baths, custom cabinets, tiling, plumbing, sundecks, reroofing. Dhillon 604-782-1936.
TOY POODLES, 6 weeks. Chocolate brown and black & brown. $650. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602
“ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 518
DO-IT-YOURSELF STEEL BUILDINGS Priced to Clear - Make an Offer! Ask About Free Delivery, most areas! Call for Quick Quote and Free Brochure - 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170. SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT.
THAT Free Thing Canada Like Groupon on Steroids! www.afreething.com/1canada
1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264
MATTRESSES staring at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
STAN’S PAINTING Comm. & Res. BBB, WCB.
A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports
Seniors Discount 10% off Book by end of September - 15% off. 25 yrs exp. Guarantee on work. Refs. (604)773-7811 or 604-432-1857
Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $
GARAGE SALE Sat Sept 24th 8-3pm. Household items, computer equip, furniture, clothing and much more. Rain or Shine! 202 EAST Durham St., New West
CAN’T GET UP your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591.
$69/HR. Lic., Insured. Experienced & friendly service. Clogged drains, garburators, leaks & more. Sm jobs OK. Call anytime 604-805-2488.
SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
Call Ian 604-724-6373
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS #1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount available. 604-721-4555 or 604-800-9488. ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance
From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business “ Call Now for Free Estimate”
AT NORTHWEST ROOFING Re-roofing, Repair & New Roof Specialists. Work Guar. WCB.10% Senior’s. Disc. Jag 778-892-1530
JASON’S ROOFING All kinds of re-roofing & repairs. Free est. Reasonable rates. (604)961-7505, 278-0375
SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
329 PAINTING & DECORATING MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510
Rooﬁng Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.
MISC. FOR SALE
1 Call Does it All - 2 OLD GUYS PLUMBING & HEATING, Repairs, Reno’s, H/W Tanks. 604-525-6662.
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING
**HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348.
10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005
Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991
ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.
3/4 NEO MASTIFF 1/4 American Bulldog PUPS ready to go, shots, dewormed, tails docked, family farm raised $750 (604)615-2682 BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $600. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls Boston Terriers pups, ckc reg, vet checked, reputable breeder, excellent pedigree. (604)794-3786 BOXER PUPPIES, 4 Brindle males, tails docked, $650. (604)302-3707 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 GERMAN SHEPHERD Puppies & young adults. Big strong, exc. for protection. 604-856-8161. GERMAN Shepherd pups. 8 wks. 3 left. Working line. Black & black/tan $650. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602 LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $700. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217 LABS, 2 fem black & 2 male yellow ready Oct 1st. 1st shots & dewomred, $650, ph: (604)803-9999 MALTESE PUPPIES. 1st shots, vet ✔, health guarnt’d, all white. Can view mother. $650 (604)820-8513 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
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/ BIG BEAUTIFUL AZ LAND $99/mo. $0 down, $0 interest, Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 hour from Tucson Int’l Airport Guaranteed Financing, No Credit Checks. Pre-recorded msg. (800) 631-8164 code 4001 or visit www.sunsiteslandrush.com
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 Purchase/Renew/Refinance Private 2nd MTG avl. Low Rates. Raj 604767-5050 www.mortgagebazar.ca
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.)
Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.
Call (604) 931-2670 AM/FM/CD, awning, pass through storage, heated enclosed underbelly & outside shower. $17,995 (stk.30802) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644 NEW WESTMINSTER
Quiet & well maintained bldg. Includes heat & hot water. On site manager. Cat okay. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Secure parking available. For viewing call:
Call 604- 522-5230
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
Completely remodeled building and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Located at Metrotown. From $850/mo., includes heat, hot water. Call 604-715-1824 BURNABY
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Completely remodeled building and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Located at Metro Town. From $850/mo., includes heat, hot water. Call 778-323-0237 Burnaby:
Dual Pane Windows, electric awning, ouside shower, microwave, 2 slide outs $39,995 (stk.30380) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644
Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management
2011 WILDCAT 282RK
Colonial House 435 Ash Street
Super Clean ONE Bedrooms
COQUITLAM. Luxury 2 bdrm 1400 sf 2 bd & den, 7 appl, $1450 + utils. n/s, n/p. now. 604-945-9594
1996 SEABREEZE tri axle 5th whl. 36’ deluxe model, lots extras, $22,000 obo. Phone (604)535-5693 2003 NASH TRAILER (Mod #25R) Sleeps 4, A/C, microwave, shower, f/s, large awning, never smoked-in. Like new! $17,500. 604-853-4062. Email: email@example.com
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
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL “No Wheels, No Problem”
$ WE PAY CASH FOR CARS $
** 6960 ELWELL ST ** NEAR MIDDLEGATE
Quiet, spacious 2 & 1 Bdrms & Bachelor suites. Incld: Balcony, prkg, heat & h/wtr
604-328-0081 7 Days/Week
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288
MAPLE PLACE TOWERS
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
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.
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....
MERCHANDISE: From antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods & electronics, to parakeets & pet supplies, if it is considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here. Call bcclassified.com 604-575-5555 fax 604-575-2073
Villa Del Mar 6630 Telford Ave.
Bright large newly reno’d 1 and 2 bedroom suites for rent. Freshly painted, new hardwood floors, huge balcony. Only 2 min walk to Metrotown Mall. Please call 604-715-1824 to view. Move in TODAY! BURNABY
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.
Please call 778-994-2334 BURNABY
Well maintained ONE bedrooms. Includes cable, heat & hot water. Secure parking avail. On site manager. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Quiet & well maintained bldg., walk to Highgate Mall & transit. Cat okay. For viewing....
Call 604- 521-3448
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
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Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
RENTALS VIZSLA PUPS, PB, shots, guaranteed. Champion lines, $750. 604-819-2115. firstname.lastname@example.org
Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, gates, alum roof. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
SALTWATER Front 3 BD/2BA Home-Duplex. Bellingham WA. 20 minutes South of Border. Golf & Marina. $325,000. RE/MAX Keith Cook 360-739-5600 Rachael Wilson 360-319-2234
A Semi Retired Tradesman. Small fix-it or build it jobs-Burnaby/New West. Richard, 604-377-2480
604-949-1900 QUALITY RENOVATIONS
Always! Gutter, window cleaning, pressure washing, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627
P.B. ROTTY PUPS, ready to go, $600-$800. 10 wks. All males. Vet ✔, all shots. (778)318-1069
On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
Auto Loans Approved Largest dealer Group Huge Selection Free Delivery to BC/AB Cars Trucks SUV’s Vans Apply online autocredit911.com Call toll-free 1-888-635-9911 FREE CASH BACK 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. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in September, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888593-6095.
CARS - DOMESTIC
1979 MERCEDES 300D, AirCrd, runs great, reblt mtr/trans, $2,000. Phone (604)945-1003 (Coquitlam). 1997 FORD ESCORT wagon, 67,000 km, mint, garage kept, one owner. $4500. 604-869-3313 2003 LINCOLN CARTIER Towncar, only 127K, pristine, compl. records since new. $11,500. (604)535-5495 2008 Buick Allure 7,900 kms. Red, chrome pkg. Under warranty til Sept/2013. $16,900. 604-464-6397.
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2001 HONDA ACCORD coupe, 4 cyl., V-tech eng., 95,000km. Very good cond. Well maint. Asking $8900 obo (604)850-0424 2003 TOYOTA COROLLA, silver, a/c, 5 spd, no accidents, exc cond, $5950. Call: (604)599-0170 2010 Toyota Corolla. 4 dr. sedan, auto, dark grey, options, 23,000 K. $11,500 firm. 604-538-9257.
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022 #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
2003 TRAIL BLAZER, 6 cyl. One owner 160 K. New tires, well maint. $8100. 604-596-0312 (Fleetwood) 2005 MT CRUISER, 93,000 kms. $6300. Call 604-816-1646.
TRUCKS & VANS
1992 GMC pick up, V8-305, 235,891 km, very clean, well maintained. $3500 obo. 604-793-8107 1999 DODGE Caravan auto 2 yr AirCare, 179K, fully loaded, p/w, p/l, good cond, $2050. (778)552-6300 2000 CHEVY VENTURE VAN. SWB. A/C, 20 K per year. 6 pass. AirCrd. $2,650. Call 604-465-5131
A16 NewsLeader Wednesday, September 21, 2011
L & O H C S AL E R F
from the FARMS to your TA BLE. ..
APPLES are here!
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ENJOY it while it lasts!
Prices effective: September 21st - September 25th, 2011
Fresh New Crop
Fresh & Crisp
Gala Apples Locally Grown
Brentwood Town Centre
Lougheed Town Centre
Sweet & Juicy
Red Seedless Grapes
Now Hiring Cashiers and Stockpersons at stores listed. Assistant Manager at 200-7515 Market Crossing various locations. Great benefits and advancement opportunities. Burnaby
Royal City Centre Marine Way
103 - 610 6th Street 58 - 4567 Lougheed Hwy 206 - 9855 Austin Rd Beside COBS Bread Beside IHOP Beside Purdy’s 604.520.9923 604.298.8299 604.420.0788
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Complete September 21, 2011 issue of the Burnaby NewsLeader newspaper as it appeared in print. For more online, all the time, see www.burnab...
Published on Sep 21, 2011
Complete September 21, 2011 issue of the Burnaby NewsLeader newspaper as it appeared in print. For more online, all the time, see www.burnab...