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Gun enthusiast decries loss of shooting sites Resident says city cares more about Burnaby Lake rowers than recreational shooters Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Burnaby resident Jeremy Roberts used to be able to drive to a shooting range within five minutes of his place. But about a decade ago, Burnaby’s three
gun ranges were ordered to close. Now, Roberts has to drive 35 minutes to the Port Coquitlam and District Hunt and Fishing Club, the only outdoor gun range left in Metro Vancouver. “It’s very crowded,” Roberts said. “Even on a weekday, you’ve got to wait your turn (for one of the 20 or 25 shooting positions).” There are about 2,500 members, Roberts said. He is upset that the City of Burnaby
has not done anything to accommodate recreational target shooters in the city since removing the three ranges. The three ranges, which covered 26 acres on Burnaby Mountain, were the Burnaby Fish and Game Club, Barnet Rifle Club and Coast Marksmen. Other recreational enthusiasts get consideration in the city, he pointed out. Two of the former gun ranges are now mountain biking parks, Roberts added, but he rarely sees them used.
The city has approved the dredging of Burnaby Lake, at a cost of $16 million, which will restore the rowing course there, he said. “I don’t know anybody who rows,” he said. “But I know lots of people that target shoot.” He is unimpressed with the city’s priorities – approving licences for massage parlours that use lurid ads to attract customers Guns Page 10
Non-profit finds errors in govt. math Ministry apologizes for giving ‘wrong’ information Andrew Fleming staff reporter
The Deaf Children’s Society of B.C., a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping deaf and hard of hearing children and their families, recently held a “fun run” fundraiser at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park to offset budget cuts that have resulted in staff losing their jobs. It was the first time in the charity’s 30-year history that it has had to try and raise money after its annual funding was slashed by the Liberal government. The Burnaby NOW contacted the Ministry of Children and Family Development, the provincial agency in charge of funding the facility, and was told by its communication director, Kelly Gleeson, that “the funding was reduced by about $40,000 to just under $400,000 annually.” The figure was quoted in a subsequent story (“Deaf Children’s Society on the run to help kids,” May 29) about the society’s attempts to make ends meet. It turns out the stated amount didn’t tell the complete story. “Typo or false information from the ministry?” asked the society’s executive director, Janice Springford, in an e-mail. “The budget cut was more like $140,000, not $40,000.” Although the cuts to the Burnabybased charity’s budget for the past fiscal year were actually correct, Gleeson did not mention the more than $100,000 that was axed the previous year. “When we talked about any funding reductions this year over last year, it was Funding Page 8
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City water quality continues to improve Burnaby’s water quality continued to improve last year, according to a report presented by the environment committee to city council on Monday. The bacteriological water quality complied with the B.C. Drinking Water Protection Regulation, and E. coli was not detected in any of the potable water samples. Two samples contained (fecal) coliform bacteria but were under the 10 per cent coliform content stipulated in the B.C. Drinking Water Protection Regulation. Free chlorine residuals at various sam-
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pling stations have also improved over the past years. The majority of sampling stations had 0.2 milligrams per litre or more of chlorine, with the exception of the outlet from the Centennial Reservoir. The low chlorine residual at the Centennial Reservoir location could be attributed to low demand for water from the reservoir, according to the report. In order to address this, the city installed a point-of-use ultraviolet system approved by the Fraser Health Authority in early 2007. Other chemicals and metals were below
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the levels recommended by the guidelines for Canadian drinking water quality. The pH levels of the water just barely met the objective outlined in the guidelines, but the report attributed that to the pH of the source water. Turbidity was an issue in some of the water mains during testing. At locations where turbidity was higher than recommended, staff flushed the water main and notified Fraser Health. In 2009, 2,491 drinking water samples were taken at 63 sample locations. – Janaya Fuller-Evans
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Local activist wants ‘green’ grants restored ing program delivery in the more rural parts of the province. staff reporter “It really helped in getting the program The provincial government should bring out to rural areas,” he said. “That’s where back funding for environmental organiza- the B.C. gaming money was really importions, according to Paul Cipywnyk, presi- tant.” dent of the Stream of Dreams Murals Stream of Dreams doesn’t want money Society. taken from other sectors for its funding, Cipywnyk brought the issue to the city’s Cipywnyk said. He just wants environenvironment committee, of which he is a mental organizations to get equal financial citizen member. City council then voted to recognition from the province. endorse a resolution by the Comox Valley “If you have no environment, I mean, Regional District, asking the province to that’s the bottom line,” Cipywnyk said. reinstate the funds. The environment funding cuts may have Comox Valley’s board of directors been less prominent in the media because voted on May 11 to approach the province environmental groups work closely with about the funding cuts and ask government and are leery about the Union of British Columbia stepping on toes, he said. Municipalities to be involved. He recognized that fundIn March, the Ministry of ing was probably not going to Housing and Social Development become available this year but cut gaming funding to school said he hopes the provincial govplaygrounds, arts, culture and ernment will bring back the fundsports events for adults, and enviing next year. ronmental organizations. Coun. Dan Johnston, chair But the gaming grant fundof the environment committee, ing was unrestricted in a way confirmed that Cipywnyk had that most other grants aren’t, Paul Cipywnyk brought up the issue. Cipywnyk said. The grant cuts were an issue Green grants “One of the beauties of the of concern for the committee, funding system was that (grant) use was Johnston said. unrestricted,” Cipywnyk said. “Most The Ministry of Housing and Social grantors don’t want to cover administra- Development responded to requests for tion.” an interview with an e-mail, stating the He added that the grants were often to government had budgeted $120 million support established projects, such as the in funding for community gaming grants Stream of Dreams, whereas other grantors this year. prefer to support new initiatives. Funding is focused on community orga“It is difficult to get funding if you nizations providing programs in the areas aren’t always coming up with new things,” of health and social services, youth sports he said. and arts, public safety and school parent Stream of Dreams is an eco-education advisory councils, according to the e-mail. program that focuses on local watersheds, The B.C. government did provide fundstreams, rivers and the ocean. The organi- ing to environmental groups that had a zation promotes awareness through com- written three-year gaming grant commitmunity art murals. ment already in place, and 50 per cent of Stream of Dreams received gaming previous funding was available for youth funding for a couple of years, he said, but education programs by environmental not in 2009 or 2010. organizations, the release said. This has cut the non-profit’s budget by The ministry will be reassessing the about 25 per cent, Cipywnyk said, affect- community grants next year.
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Oil catastrophe should set off alarms here
While the Canadian media is soaking up U.S. coverage, there’s very little focus on our new ‘looser’ oil rig rules it came to light that the Harper governFor weeks now, images of the Gulf of ment has loosened regulations on offMexico’s oil-slicked pelicans have inunshore drilling on Canada’s East Coast. dated our daily news. While previous rules required The environmental nightcompanies to develop emermare unfolding south of Burnaby NOW gency plans – including details the border has horrified of relief well drilling – the Canadians, but it has not been enough, it seems, to move us to action in new guidelines, which came into effect in December, remove specific requireour own backyard. ments and replace them with broad Two weeks ago, in the face of one of environmental protection “goals.” Yet, it worst ecological disasters in decades,
is very likely a relief well that will finally stem the flow of crude in the gulf. When news of the change hit the headlines, Canadians took little notice; it was little more than a minor distraction from the real show to our south. But in reality, short of plugging the well ourselves or reorganizing the chaotic American response to the spill, there is little we can do to help. It is within our power, however, is to prevent the
same horror from erupting in our own waters. To do so, Canadians must pressure their leaders to tighten regulations here, to force oil companies to prove they have foolproof safeguards against a similar leak. It may seem counterintuitive, but the most valuable thing we can do in response to the Deep Horizon disaster is to turn away from it.
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Kothari, the United Nations’ hen the visiting leadSpecial Rapporteur on the right ers of the G8 nations to adequate housing, released a arrive later this month report that found Canada to be on Canadian soil, they will have in urgent need of a “comprehenin common something that sets sive and coordinated national them apart from their host: a housing policy.” This follows on commitment to affordable housother reports that have ing. Ours is the only described the lack of country in the G8 that affordable housing as a lacks a national housEdward Schreyer “national emergency.” ing strategy. It was What can be done? Several not always so. This must change groups and agencies – including if we are to truly combat the Habitat for Humanity, of which I scourge of poverty and make am an international board memgood on our collective desire to help the least fortunate among us. ber – mobilize volunteers and community partners to help build Until 1995, Canada ranked and supply affordable housing. among the world’s most progres(Currently, Habitat for Humanity sive nations in providing affordis building the fifth phase of a 27able housing to those in need. unit, six-phase townhome develBudget cuts and shifting priopment in Burnaby.) orities in the ensuing years have But the need here in Canada taken a devastating toll. is great and growing. Those who Federal support of affordlive in what economists describe able housing has been in decline. Responsibilities have been shifted as “core housing need” have an average household income of to the provinces, which have in under $20,000 – nearly 75 per turn offloaded them on municicent below the national average. palities, most of which lack the That’s why there needs to be tax base and budgets to support renewed commitment to affordsignificant housing initiatives. able housing at the federal level, The consequences of this inacas was the case for the 25 years tion are self-evident and sad. from 1970 to 1995. It is a fact Across the country, too many that having a proper place to families are in need of simple, live leads to improved health decent, affordable housing. outcomes and job prospects, and Too many women and men are ultimately a decreased reliance on being forced to choose between the state. A broad housing strateadequate shelter and food, clothing and the necessities of life. Too gy is therefore an investment in a many children know only a life of stronger and more stable society – and in the health and vibrancy transience, shelters and stress. Housing Page 7 This past March, Miloon
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Culture of rudeness is growing
After spending a number of years in the call centre industry, I’ve come to notice an ever growing “culture of disconnect.” Is this due to a critical failure in our education system, the daily barrage of negative information or simply a collective laziness of character, kindness or manners? The disrespect shown between humans is growing as we continue to remove ourselves from each other with our ever-expanding digital communication. Yet people continue to move closer to each other by migrating to urban centres while perceiving cultural differences as ignorance or stupidity. Rudeness is becoming commonplace in this country as we grow impatient with ourselves and
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take our frustrations out on those around us. Please, before you pick up the phone and start yelling at “the voice on the other end,” take a moment to assess your situation, formulate your concerns in an understandable way and perhaps try “asking for assistance” instead of being a jackass! Reality shows that promote this type of behaviour are just that – scripted reality shows. Be kind! Show your positive character and manners in every interaction of every day, and I promise you your life will be so much healthier, happier and wonderful. Be Canadian! And to the disgraceful companies that treat your customer service staff like disposable robots and your customers as nothing more than ATMs, smarten up. Don’t be such greedy jackasses! Jeff Leggat, Burnaby
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR HST has yet to be proven
I am perplexed by Trudy Gordon’s “Get the facts on the HST” (June 12). The letter treats the following expectations as facts: (a) In a competitive global marketplace, the HST will create direct and indirect cost savings for B.C. business operators; (b) These savings will allow business operators to drop their prices; (c) That will enhance their ability to gain a market share from their competitors in Alberta and the U.S.; (d) The savings from the HST will also allow B.C. businesses to invest in new equipment to grow their businesses, hire more British Columbians and become more productive. Regarding (a), the B.C. HST has partly come into place for about a month and the effect has yet to be seen (not a proven fact). It can be expected that there will be cost savings for B.C. business operators, mainly in the form of a refund of the HST paid, but there is some other way to achieve the same result? It has nothing to do with whether the market is competitive or not, nor whether it is global or not. Re: (b), will this expectation materialize? It depends on two things. First, whether businessmen have set a ceiling for their maximum profit? Second, where do we find perfect competition? You can find it in the textbooks on economics, but not in the real world. Re: (c), we may be able to buy a Chinamade T-shirt here with C$10, but in Hong Kong the same merchandise is sold for HK$10 or less. If traders can mark up the price so much and local producers can’t compete with their neighbours, something
is very wrong and may not be able to be remedied by dropping the price. Re: (d), this expectation is very similar to the premier’s statement that HST will attract investment. I think any person will agree that investors will invest in places where they expect that they can earn more. How will the HST affect manufacturers? For those manufacturing for local consumption, they can be separated in two groups. The first group produces goods for which consumers at present pay the GST only. When the HST makes them pay more, the demand for these may drop. Will investors outside B.C. come to wade in the diminishing pool? The second group produces goods for which consumers at present pay both GST and PST. Theoretically, the demand for these remains the same. But, as consumers have to pay an increased tax on some goods, their power of consumption for the second group of goods will not be higher unless their income is improved. This, again, is not an incentive to attract investment. I mentioned above that there is some other way that may have the same effect as refunding the HST. I am not in business, but I understand (please correct me if I am wrong) that businesses are entitled to claim refunds of the GST paid on material for production, on machinery, on software, etc. To enable them to claim refunds of the PST can be easily done by the provincial government making a law. To do so is better than introducing the HST at the expense of consumers. It will also achieve the result anticipated by the premier to attract investment into B.C. I am not telling readers facts. I hope that they realize what to anticipate and what to expect. Henry Ho, Burnaby
Housing: National strategy needed continued from page 6
of our communities. It’s a direct and effective way to fight poverty. We submit that a “hand up” today helps avoid a “handout” tomorrow. Surely this axiom can, and should, be put to the test. In any case, it is the civilized and humanitarian alternative. A key element of a successful national housing policy will be an understanding of and emphasis on the important role of affordable home ownership. Owning a home helps reduce the burden on public housing properties and provides people with a stable foundation on which to build a life and a future. It allows them to remove themselves from the social welfare system and begin
to break the cycle of need. But it can’t be achieved on a large and meaningful scale without the leadership of government – to provide tax-credit programs, help with down payments and, where possible, donate suitable land or provide it at well below market rate. Today, as perhaps never before, there exists across our country a contrast between an abundance of wealth and a surfeit of need – of grim living conditions being endured by those whose voices often go unheard, whose plights go unnoticed. These past two decades have also resulted in the stalling out of measures to reduce income gaps and inequalities and a growing pattern of dispar-
ity in inequality. If the G8 does not wrestle with this unhealthy and unwise phenomenon, then what is the point of it meeting at all – and at what non-productive cost? What greater and more critical role can be there for government than extending a hand up to citizens who are in need? The true gauge of our national character rests in how we treat the least fortunate among us. The true measure of our success will be in the legacy we leave behind. The Rt. Hon. Edward Schreyer, a former governor general of Canada, is a board member of Habitat for Humanity International and founder of the Edward and Lily Schreyer Habitat for Humanity Canada Work Project.
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All-day kindergarten expands Taylor Park Elementary has been added to the list of Burnaby schools that will have all-day kindergarten classes available. “That’s really good and very important, because it is an area that’s definitely growing,” said school board chair Diana Mumford. Development around the school will mean an increased demand for kindergarten space, she noted. Taylor Park will get an addition built onto the school to house eight new classrooms. Four other schools are getting modular buildings: Brentwood Park, Lakeview, Montecito and Sperling, for a total of five classes. In all, Burnaby will see a net increase of 13 new classrooms to make room for full-
day kindergarten. It’s all part of the provincial government’s $144.5-million plan to bring in allday kindergarten to B.C. schools over the next two years. “Research shows that a high-quality, play-based kindergarten program develops the academic and social skills that help children succeed in school and in life,” said Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid in a press release. In Burnaby, the full-day kindergarten classes starting this September will use existing space already available at local schools. The classes starting in 2011 will be in the modular buildings or the addition at Taylor Park. email@example.com
Funding: Run raised about $4,500 continued from page 3
$40,000,” Gleeson explained in a followup interview. “The issue was this: When you go back two years, the funding reduction was $107,000, so if you add them together, the funding reductions was about $140,000. That’s where some of the confusion came through.” Gleeson said he regrets the mix-up, which he said was caused by being provided with the “wrong information” from staff. “Obviously I’m sorry it went this way,” said Gleeson. “The last thing we
want is something out there that’s wrong or is seemed to be wrong, and that’s the case here.” “I hope the ministry is more careful in the future when they respond to these kinds of queries,” said Springford. “When the ministry makes statements that are misleading and erroneous, it does no one any good. Most people would say a $40K cut is nothing, but $140K really hurts.” She said the June 6 fun run raised around $4,500, and staff are already making plans for a second one
for next year. The Ministry of Children and Family Development currently funds three separate agencies in the Lower Mainland that cater to the needs of children with hearing impairments and, while the Deaf Children’s Society received less cash, the Surrey-based B.C. Family Hearing Resource Society and Vancouver’s Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre both received more. The total amount of available funding for families with deaf kids, $1.4 million, remained unchanged.
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Seniors’ care homes get more funding Janaya Fuller-Evans
Seven Burnaby seniors’ care homes are getting additional funding from Fraser Health after rate adjustments were made in January. The health authority is providing an additional $12 million in funding this year for 43 facilities throughout the region. Fraser Health is slated to provide $8 million in additional funding next year as well. “The target is to increase direct care,” said Ray Thorpe, spokesperson for Fraser Health. He added the funding is also intended to standardize care throughout the region. According to Thorpe, seven seniors’ facilities in Burnaby will receive additional funding this year: ◗ Carlton Lodge has 76 funded beds and will get an additional $243,996. ◗ Dania Manor has 67 funded beds and will get an additional $6,364. ◗ Finnish Manor has 60 funded beds and will get an additional $320,215. ◗ George Derby Long-term Care Centre has 300 funded beds and will get an additional $1 million. ◗ Harmony Court has 55 funded beds and will get an additional $304,143. ◗ New Vista Care Home has 236 funded beds and will get an additional $71,007. ◗ Willingdon Park has 95 funded beds and will get an additional $48,967. The extra funding was made possible through a rate adjustment last January. “When the new and more equitable rate
structure was introduced earlier this year, we committed that the increased revenue would be used to improve direct care for our seniors,” said Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon in a press release. The funding is intended to increase direct care hours from an average of 2.46 hours per day per resident to 2.79 hours throughout Fraser Health’s region, from Burnaby to Mission. Direct care hours do not include meals, laundry or housekeeping. New staffing standards have also been introduced. “New standards for staffing and increased accountability for all providers will ensure that seniors in residential care receive the same level of quality complex care at every facility in Fraser Health’s region-wide network of care,” said Barbara Korabek, Fraser Health’s vice-president of clinical operations. The new standards require a minimum of one registered nurse at all times, increased licensed practical nurses, care aides and other health staff, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and dietitians. Fraser Health spends approximately $450 million per year on residential care across the region, according to a press release. About 6,000 beds are located in 68 residential care sites funded by Fraser Health but operated privately or by non-profits. Twenty-five residential care facilities in the region did not receive additional funding, including Carlton Gardens in Burnaby. firstname.lastname@example.org
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24-hour relay this Saturday says online donations are very strong. The relay raised more than $1.14 million for the three camps in Squamish, Winfield and Shawnigan Lake last year. The event includes entertainment, a midnight poker tournament, latenight movies and a wheelchair sports zone. Team members will also have an opportunity to play volleyball, bocceball and dodge ball, courtesy of Urban Rec, when they aren’t running their portion of the relay. Team members will camp in Central Park, adjacent to the event, for the night. The event is open to the public during the day on June 19, at Swangard Stadium, at 3883 Imperial St. in Burnaby. See www.24hourrelay.com.
occasionally e-mailing on each other’s birthdays, says Boe, who turned 17 on June 2. On Saturday, June 19, Boe will act as an Easter Seals ambassador to one of the teams participating in the 24 Hour Relay for the Kids, the fundraising event at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby that supports the summer camps. “I spend time with the teams at the relay,” she says, adding that she met her team for the first time on the Victoria long weekend. There are 93 teams registered to participate this year, according to Christine Robb, one of the event managers for the relay. The number is down from last year, when 174 teams participated, but Robb
For eight years, Hugh Boyd Secondary school student Erin Boe has gone to one of the Easter Seals summer camps for children with disabilities. Boe, who was diagnosed with high functioning autism when she was three and is now in Grade 11, will be attending Camp Squamish this year, in August. Each year, including last summer, Boe reconnects with her camp friends. “I ended up seeing some people I hadn’t seen in a few years,” Boe, a Richmond resident, says. “There were familiar faces and new friends.” The camp friends stay in touch throughout the year, when they can,
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Eyeing a bright musical future ART CHAT
f you’re looking for the future of orchestral music in Canada, look no further than the University of Western Ontario in London, Ont. This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC) will gather there, starting this coming week, for five weeks of intensive training followed by a three-week national tour. It’s the 50th anniversary year for the orchestra, which is designed to provide worldclass training to the country’s best young orchestral musicians. Ninety-four young musicians, aged 16 to 28, from across the country were chosen from more than 620 applicants. In their ranks are two 18-year-olds from Burnaby: Anthony Blackman on double bass, and Merrissa Ollivier on harp. Julie MacLellan caught up with Anthony and Merrissa by e-mail. ◆
What’s your musical background? Anthony: I started playing the violin at age four, took on the cello at five, and finally switched to the double bass at 13. I just finished my first year at McGill University studying with Joel Quarrington, currently the principal bassist of the National Arts Centre Orchestra and one of the world’s predominant bassists. As one of the winners of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra’s (VYSO) concerto competition last year, I played Bottesini’s Concerto No. 2 with the VYSO in concert and have also played the first movement of the concerto with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in a series of six concerts for elementary school children. Merrissa: I began piano lessons at age three, harp lessons at age four-and-a-half. I studied piano with Burnaby teachers May Lim and Barbara Reichard and harp with Rita Costanzi, and I currently study with Heidi Krutzen. I have played harp with the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra, UBC Symphony Orchestra, Comox Valley Youth Music Centre, West Coast Symphony and National Youth
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The future is bright: Merrissa Ollivier, left, and Anthony Blackman of Burnaby have been chosen for the National Youth Orchestra of
Canada, which is meeting in London, Ont. starting this coming week. Ollivier plays the harp, while Blackman plays the double bass. The two took time out of their busy musical schedules for a Q-and-A with the Burnaby NOW.
Orchestra of Canada, and I have my ARCT in piano. What got you interested in your chosen instrument? Anthony: When I was little, I was the smallest in my immediate family, so I wanted the biggest instrument and picked the cello. Switching to the bass was another step in the same direction, though I’m now taller than the rest of my family. Merrissa: When I was four, a suggestion was made that I should study a more unusual instrument in addition to piano. You’ve both been involved with the National Youth Orchestra before – Merrissa once before and Anthony twice. What did you enjoy about the experience? What did you learn from it as a musician? Anthony: NYOC is a great experience for anyone wanting to become a professional musician. The faculty is excellent, and the repertoire is challenging, and though much of every day is spend rehearsing and practising, there is still enough free time for ping pong tournaments and daily ultimate frisbee games. In my first year at NYOC, I learned that I wanted to pursue a professional career in music. Merrissa: Being a member of the NYOC in 2009 was an unfor-
gettable, life-changing summer. and small ensembles and pracThe NYOC is described as an tising solo repertoire as well. I orchestral training camp. This chose the NYOC because of the description cannot even come excellence I can expect from its close to encompassing everyfaculty and musicians and the thing it was. Here, not only did familiarity I have with them. I learn invaluable lessons about Merrissa: It will be an amazbeing a member of an orchesing experience to be a part of the tra, I became a better musician, 50th anniversary celebrations of team member, student and an the NYOC. I am looking forward overall better person. The NYOC to reconnecting with old friends, opened my eyes to making new friends the music world and growing musi“The NYOC is and provided me cally. described as an with a supportive environment where What role has orchestral I felt comfortable your family played training camp. taking risks and askin your decisions to ing questions as I This description pursue music? worked to become a Anthony: My cannot even come mom better harpist. There, (Joan) is the close to encom- associate concertmaswithout the fear of failure or judgment, ter of the Vancouver passing everyI shared my passion Symphony Orchestra, thing it was.” for music with likeand my dad (Larry) minded individuals. is a violist with the MERRISSA OLLIVIER I learned not only VSO, as well as their harpist to appreciate othpersonnel manager. ers and their talents, They introduced me but I discovered new aspects of to music, got me the instruments myself. I needed, paid for lessons and are now helping me financially What are you hoping to through university. achieve from this year’s experiMerrissa: I am the only perence? son in my family who plays Anthony: When working music. My mother (Penelope) towards a career in music, any has always supported my efforts musical experience is helpful, in music. To this day you will and it’s important to stay active find my mother behind the with music, playing in large scenes, schlepping the harp from
location to location in the vehicle bought especially for the harp. When I was young, my mother was the one who attended my lessons, took notes, made sure I practised, took me to performances (symphonies, concerts, festivals, summer music camps) and nurtured my love of music. Where are you currently studying, and what are you studying? Anthony: I’ve finished my first year studying music at McGill. I will most likely be declaring a minor in computer science in my second year. Merrissa: I am currently studying at UBC. I am pursuing two degrees simultaneously: a bachelor of science degree and a bachelor of music performance degree. I am interested in the health sciences and medical ethics and would like to volunteer internationally. Are you eyeing music as a professional future? Do you want to perform? Teach? Conduct? Anthony: I would love a career with a professional orchestra, though I’m open to other possibilities as well. Basically, anything to do with music would be great. Merrissa: I hope to have a Orchestra Page 14
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ARTS CALENDAR SATURDAY, JUNE 19
SUNDAY, JUNE 20
Gospel concert, at Westminster SDA Church, featuring the Westminster Church Choir and other performers, in a fundraiser for ADRA Canada (a humanitarian agency that seeks to empower the poor around the world), 7:15 p.m. at 7925 10th Ave. Entrance on 11th Avenue, off Sixth Street. Freewill offering will be taken. Info: 604-524-6969.
Opera on a Sunday Afternoon, concert at 3 p.m. at Shadbolt Centre, featuring Burnaby Lyric Opera highlights from the upcoming 2010/11 season. Tickets: www.shadboltcentre.com, 604-205-3000.
Art in the Garden, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Van Dop Gallery, 421 Richmond St. RSVP to 604-521-7887 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.vandopgallery. com.
MONDAY, JUNE 21 Black Box Film Series, with showing of Bright Star, 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, www.shadboltcentre.com, 604-205-3000.
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in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge.
SUNDAY, JUNE 27 Talk at Burnaby Art Gallery, with Mona Fertig discussing the work of George Fertig, talk at 4:30 p.m. Info: 604-2974422, email@example.com or www.burnabyartgallery.ca. In the BAG, a free family Sunday program at the Burnaby Art Gallery, offering an interactive, hands-on studio activity based on the ongoing George Fertig exhibit. Starts every half-hour from 1 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required, all ages welcome. Info: 604-297-4422.
Orchestra: Eyeing a musical future
Why do you love music? What rewards does it bring? Anthony: The reason behind which people enjoy music is very complex, and since I’m not a neuroscientist I can’t tell you
Is there anyone in particular you’d like to thank? Anthony: I’d like to thank my parents for giving me financial support, my former bass teacher, David Brown, for having taught me so much and pushed me forward with a positive attitude, and Joel Quarrington for having radically changed my view of playing the bass. Merrissa: None of this would have been possible without my mother. She has always been there for
me. She is the one who bought my first harp and who has made sure that as I grew I had the rightsized harp. (As you grow and the music becomes more difficult, you have to switch from smaller harps to bigger harps and from a lever harp to a pedal harp.) When I began studying music in university, she bought me a fullsized concert grand harp. (By the way, my mother is a teacher at Burnaby Mountain Secondary.) And, of course, I would never have gotten to where I am without the constant help and support of all my teachers. The National Youth Orchestra of Canada is scheduled to perform at the Chan Centre in Vancouver on Aug. 8 as part of its national tour. See www.nyoc.org for further details. If you know someone you’d like to see profiled in a future Art Chat spot, let us know. E-mail jmaclellan@ burnabynow.com.
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How much time do you spend on music – practising, lessons, orchestra rehearsals etc.? Anthony: I’ve been doing two or three hours of solo practice each day. While at McGill, I was getting weekly lessons of one hour, rehearsing two hours three times a week with the McGill Symphony Orchestra, and doing some chamber music as well. Merrissa: I have weekly music lessons, orchestra rehearsals several times a week and many more hours spent practising.
why musical sounds result in the pleasant feeling in which they result; I can only tell you that I do love music. Merrissa: Studying both the sciences and music, I have found that music has the capacity to affect people in a way that other disciplines do not. Playing music brings me happiness, and I love being able to share that experience with others.
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professional performing career in music. I would like to perform solo, chamber and orchestral music.
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Chevron hosts meeting for refinery neighbours HERE & NOW
hevron is holding a community advisory panel meeting on June 24 at Confederation Seniors’ Centre. The panel includes a group of local residents who all live close to the refinery or tank farm. The point of the panel is for Chevron to have an open, constructive dialogue with its neighbours. The meetings are held four times a year, and the June 24 meeting will be the first one after the oil leak was discovered on April 21, north of the refinery. The discussions are mostly on safety, refinery operations, the environment, odours and noise reduction. Only people who live in the neighbourhood can attend the meetings, either as an observer or a volunteer member, and you must give advance notice
if you plan to go. To get involved, contact Ray Lord, 604-257-4095 or Kim Barbero, 778-9897045. Confederation Seniors’ Centre is at 4585 Albert St., close to the McGill library branch. The meeting runs from 7 to 9 p.m.
Local resident Jodi Van Brunt was given a gold-level award from the Association of Canadian Community Colleges this June. Van Brunt is the student services coordinator for Vancouver Community College’s school of music, and the award was for staff excellence. Van Brunt’s reaction to the honour was “complete shock,” and it came just six days after she lost her mom to cancer. “My mom was a VCC employee in international education for eight years, and she would have been so incredibly proud of me,” Van Brunt said in a press release. “I feel the award is for her, really, as she’s the one who taught me that
having a job you love is so important, the giving back to others is incredibly rewarding.” Van Brunt’s award was one of three that VCC received.
The NOW received some incorrect information about the price of tickets for the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival on this weekend. Day passes are $7, not $57 as previously stated in this column. The festival is a celebration of all things Scandinavian and runs Saturday, from 10 a.m. till midnight, and Sunday, 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. It’s at the Scandinavian Community Centre in Burnaby. Kids under 12 get in for free. For a full list of festival activities, see http://scandinaviancentre. org/midsummer. E-mail Here and Now items to Jennifer Moreau at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit her blog, Community Conversations at www.burn abynow.com. Click on the Opinion tab and select the Blogs link.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS Midsummer Festival, at Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on the theme of Viking Travels. Includes choir and dance performances, a Viking village, cultural displays, shopping, carnival games, Icelandic horses and more. Enjoy traditional Scandinavian food and relax in the beer garden, $7 day pass. Info: www.scandinavian midsummerfestival.org. Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 9887 Cameron St., with adult and children’s clothing, household items, small appliances, toys and books. Free nature walk, at Burnaby Lake Park, 10:30 to 11 a.m., with focus on invasive species. No pre-registration required; meet at the Nature House on Piper Avenue, off Winston Street.
SUNDAY, JUNE 20 Midsummer Festival, at Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on the theme of Viking Travels. Includes choir and dance performances, a Viking village, cultural displays, shopping, carnival games, Icelandic horses and more. Enjoy traditional Scandinavian food and relax in the beer garden, $7 day pass. Info: www.scandinavian midsummerfestival.org. Volkssport Club, hosts a five- or 10-kilometre walk in Central Park, free for new participants. Info: Verni, 604682-8390.
MONDAY, JUNE 21 Health Alert, at Bonsor Seniors’ Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., with regular drop-in services from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. including blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, massage and relaxation. Exercise at 10:15. Presentation at 11 a.m.: Increase wellness with walkabouts and energy bursts. Info: 604-439-1456.
women’s group, meets at the ABC Country Restaurant, 6500 Hastings St., with registration and social at 6 p.m., dinner and speaker at 7:30 p.m. Speaker Janice Manson, clinic hypnotherapist. Cost: Guest $24, members $21. Pay at door, but reserve by calling Sharon at 604-434-7221 or e-mailing sharon@donndean. com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 26 Free store, with a chance to browse and enjoy a cup of coffee, in the green building behind New Life Community Church, 8765 Government St., 9:30 a.m. to noon. Bring your children and friends. Info: 604-420-0761. Backyard Bumblebee Conservation, a workshop offered by The Land Conservancy of B.C. at Eagles Estate Heritage Garden, 5655 Sperling Ave., 10 a.m. to noon, $30. Call 604-733-2313 or e-mail lralph@conservancy .bc.ca to register. See www. conservancy.bc.ca.
SUNDAY, JUNE 27 South Burnaby Multicultural Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bonsor Recreation Complex, with arts, crafts, entertainment, food, community group displays and more. Free. Info: 604-439-5510.
MONDAY, JUNE 28 A Philosophy for Living, free Buddhism seminar sponsored by Soka Gakka International Canada, at Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron St., 7 to 8:30 p.m. Info: www.sgi.org. Health Alert, at Bonsor Seniors’ Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., with regular drop-in services from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. including blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, massage and relaxation. Exercise at 10:15. Foot care by appointment. This is a paid service. Info: 604-439-1456.
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30 Loudspeakers Toastmaster Club, hosts a four-week Speech Craft seminar for all who are interested in sharpening their public speaking skills, fourth of four sessions, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the TELUS mobility building, 4535 Canada Way. Admission $10 per session, including training materials and certificates. To register, e-mail LoudspeakerTM@hotmail. com, or see the website at http://loudspeakers.freetoast host.info for more details. Club night fundraiser, at Burnaby Firefighters’ Club, 6515 Bonsor Ave., with buffet dinner, silent auction, raffle, music by the Rainshadow Band, dancing and more, $20 per ticket, with proceeds to the Burnaby branch of the B.C. SPCA, 6 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 604-291-7201 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Burnaby Central grads of 1980, reunion Sept. 18 at the Executive Inn. Contact Glenn Renney at GlennRenney@ Remax.net or call Glenn, 604526-2888.
FINE DINING Hart House
Casual westcoast elegance. One of Burnaby’s best ﬁne dining restaurants at beautiful Deer Lake. Elegant, fresh cuisine, with a wine list to match. 6664 Deer Lake Avenue 604.298.4278
Bonsor 55-plus day trips, offered over the summer. Trips include a Vancouver garden tour, a trip to Saturna Island, the Cloverdale flea market, a Chuckanut driving tour in the U.S.A. and more. Info: 604-439-5517.
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Amorosa Pasta House is an Italian eatery in Burnaby that offers a plethora of choices for their patrons. The menu allows for mix and match pasta dishes, choose your own sauce, pasta and ﬁxings. 7874 Edmonds St., Burnaby 604.525.3343
Burnaby Farmers’ Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Burnaby City Hall parking lot, 4949 Canada Way, with produce, baking, flowers, spices, wool, herbs, hanging baskets, jewelry, coffee, pies and much more, as well as book exchange, kids’ play tent, games table and entertainment. Call Lyn, 604318-0437 or see www.artisan markets.ca for more.
Eagle Creek Bar, Grill & Banquet Facilities
browse and enjoy a cup of coffee, in the green building behind New Life Community Church, 8765 Government St., 9:30 a.m. to noon. Bring your children and friends. Info: 604-420-0761.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 19
BAR & GRILL
Fresh ingredients, generous portions and welcoming atmosphere. Great prices for great quality sushi! Delivery and take-out available. Patio open now. 5152 Kingsway, Burnaby 604.568.1012
Admiral Pub & Grill
Live music 8 pm-12pm. No cover charge, weekly Karaoke, Big Screen TV’s. Great Food Specials everyday. 4125 E. Hastings St., Burnaby 604.298.7158
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TUESDAY, JUNE 22 Bellydance costume making workshop, 2 to 3 p.m. at Edmonds Community Centre for 55-plus, $5.70 members, $7.48 non-members, 604-5251671.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 Loudspeakers Toastmaster Club, hosts a four-week Speech Craft seminar for all who are interested in sharpening their public speaking skills, third of four sessions, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the TELUS mobility building, 4535 Canada Way. Admission $10 per session, including training materials and certificates. To register, e-mail LoudspeakerTM@hotmail. com, or see the website at http://loudspeakers.freetoast host.info for more details.
THURSDAY, JUNE 24 Health Watch, at Edmonds Community Centre for 55plus, 7282 Kingsway, with regular drop-in services from 10 to 11:45 a.m. including blood pressure, heights and weight monitoring, health info and consultation, relaxation, massage, chair exercises and socialization. Foot clinic by appointment – paid service. Info: 604-524-9060. Burnaby Business Women – One-to-One, a non-profit
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Help the animals
Enjoy a night out and help out animals in need The B.C. SPCA’s Burnaby branch is hosting an Eat, Dance and Be Merry evening on June 30, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event is happening at the Burnaby Firefighters’ Club, 6515 Bonsor Ave. Attendees can enjoy an evening of good food and tunes by the Rainshadow band. There will be plenty of silent auction items to bid on, with all proceeds from the event helping out the SPCA’s Burnaby shelter. The cost is $20 and includes a buffet dinner with vegetarian options. For more information, contact 604-291-7201.
Wildlife camps If parents are looking for a fun way for their kids to learn about nature over the summer break, they need look no further than the Wildlife Rescue Association’s summer day camps. The camps are being run to allow children to reconnect with their natural environment at Burnaby Lake. Day camps will run Tuesdays (for six- to eightyear-olds) and Thursdays (for nine- to 12-year-olds) in July and August. Camp themes will include: A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Rescuer, Habitat Habits, It’s for the Birds, Mammal Madness, Going Buggy, Plant Paradise and Wild Recycling. For more information, visit www.wildliferescue. ca, e-mail educate@wild liferescue.ca or call Krystal Brennan at 604-526-2747.
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How to help rhubarb thrive GREEN SCENE Anne Marrison
Question: I have a rhubarb patch in a raised bed. I started out with three plants, and they kept multiplying. Now I have a dozen, but they are very spindly. What can I do? Joan Coffey, by e-mail Answer: Your rhubarb plants are overcrowded and possibly under-nourished. They need digging up and dividing. It’s a job for a sharp spade and good muscles because rhubarb has enormous, deep roots. You may have to slice
through to divide them. An axe can help if the spade isn’t sharp enough. There are always deeper bits of root that won’t come up. That’s normal. The divisions for replanting should be cleaned up of any old brown bits left over from previous harvestings. It would be best to renovate the bed by digging in composted manure before replanting. A yearly topdressing of more composted manure will keep up the nutrition level. This can be done either in spring when harvesting is over or in fall or winter when rhubarb has gone dormant. Question: We did a yard reno last fall and dug up many tulips, which I planted in pots. They bloomed this spring and have now died back in the pots. I plan to put them back in the
ground. Will it be OK to leave them in pots until the fall and then plant them? Or should I dig them up and keep them in my garage until fall. Or is there another alternative? Bev Pearson, Coquitlam Answer: Storing your tulips in pots is fine, but they must be in a very, very dry place. The old-time gardeners routinely dug up tulips after flowering, stored them in a sheltered spot until the leaves finished dying down then stored them under cover. They replanted them in fall and, I suspect, did most of the fertilizing then. But I do think you should dig your tulips out of the pots when the leaves have died down. Take a good look at them before returning them to storage in the pots. Any diseased or rotted bulbs should be
discarded. Also many tulips (especially the large-flowered exotic ones) split up into little bulblets after flowering. Some tulips will have a very small main bulb surrounded by tiny mini bulbs while others will have nothing but tiny bulbs. These bulblets could develop into big, flowering tulip bulbs – but only if you grow them on in perfect conditions for a few years. This is difficult to do because our climate is far too wet for most tulips. Tulips come from Turkish hillsides where the average rainfall is similar to the Okanagan. Winters are very cold and summers hot and dry. Conditions in a plant’s native land are a good indication how a plant should be treated. Send garden questions to Anne at email@example.com.
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Today, only 7% of children play a musical instrument. Most of the remaining 93% would like to learn. With these numbers, and all the research over the years showing the positive effects of music, we should all be inspired to make playing music a bigger part of our day-to-day lives. Music lessons can be started from the mother’s womb by exposing expectant mothers to classical music. Toddlers can have a lot fun interacting with their parents by learning to sing nursery rhymes and move to music. Preschoolers can start by playing Orff instruments—they have blast learning about rhythm. Private music lessons can start at around 5 years of age, and studying music will keep your mind sharp well into the golden years. Playing a musical instrument is not only for the elite, but is a pursuit available to everyone. Music can evoke emotions ranging from elation or joy to deep sorrow. It can draw us to states of patriotic action, and yet also bring peaceful, quiet moments. We all have a song to sing that represents our story. Whether you play the flute, the piano, or simply use your own voice, the important thing is to enjoy expressing yourself through music.
Burnaby NOW • Saturday, June 19, 2010 • A21
“Children under four years of age are also very susceptible and so are most kids as they grow. When their blood is low in iron it slows them down with the things they are trying to achieve.”
• 2-4 oz servings of lean meats “Also, be sure to add vitamin C foods such as peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and oranges to meals to improve iron absorption,” Dr. CarlsonRink continued, “and for prevention, consider plant-based liquids such as Salus Floradix, to normalize iron levels without preservatives, additives, and most importantly, without iron overload.”
The bottom line is to catch the problem early. Iron deficiency has been linked to a number of problems in children including developmental delays, behaviour problems, learning difficulties, attention deficit disorder, and ear infections. If you suspect your child has low iron, do mention it to your doctor so a hemoglobin and serum ferritin test can be scheduled. More information is available online at www. requiredforlife.com. NC
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ith music and dance lessons, sports teams, tutoring, and summer camp, it’s clear that you want to help your child develop academically and socially. But sometimes the challenge is to figure out what your child’s real strengths and passions are in the midst of the flurry of activity.
Here are some tips to help you and your child recognize their passions: Pay attention. When you watch a movie or read a story together, look and listen for a response from your child. Did your child get up and start dancing when they heard music? Did your child feel adamant and angry about issues of injustice (e.g. Why did Cinderella’s stepmother treat her differently from her sisters?)
Get them moving. Supporting a mini couch potato will only foster laziness and passivity. Get outdoors with your child and try out different sports at the park. You can also teach them how to take photos, plant a garden, or identify nature. Expose your child to the world. Trips to other countries are a luxury, but aren’t necessary when you can bring your child to museums, art galleries, and cultural restaurants or landmarks in your neighbourhood. Your child may become passionate about a cause like protecting the environment, caring for sick animals, or helping an impoverished child who is the same age as them. Through Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (www.ccfcanada.ca), parents can
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Lancer offers good value in a small package David Chao and Bob
itsubishi is relatively new to Canada as a standalone company, and so far it hasn’t been able to attract westerners in the same way that residents of La Belle Province have taken to cars like its Lancer. Compacts are very popular in Quebec, and it’s easy to see why they are smitten by Lancer. About the same price as Canada’s bestselling car, the Honda Civic, the Lancer is a little bigger, has a larger, more powerful engine and it comes with a longer warranty. The star of the Mitsubishi product line, Lancer is available in a wide range of models, from inexpensive to high-performance. There’s even a wild, over-fiftygrand Evolution or “Evo” edition, which is essentially a road-going version of the very successful Mitsubishi rally car. Lancer received its last generational redesign for the 2008 model year. It was a wheels-up remake with an all-new body, interior and mechanicals. Changes for the 2010 model year, in contrast, are relatively minor and essentially cosmetic, with the exception of a new standard stability control system. Externally the changes include a redesigned side air dam, a short-pole roofmounted antenna and what’s called an “intelligent” washer. On the inside, its instrument panel gauge is redesigned and
the door finish has been improved. Lancer comes in two body styles, sedan and Sportback. The DX sedan starts at $16,998 and comes in SE, GTS and Ralliart trim levels. The Sportback GTS is $24,098 and Sportback Ralliart is $33,998. Under the hood, the base engine is a double overhead cam, 16-valve, 2.0-litre that can produce 152 hp at 6,000 r.p.m. and 146 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,250 r.p.m. The GTS and Ralliart editions come with a 2.4-litre engine that can produce 168 hp at 6,000 r.p.m. and 167 lb.-ft. torque at 4,100 r.p.m. Our test Lancer was an SE trim with a five-speed manual transmission, and it also came with a high-end RockfordFosgate audio system. The system includes a big trunkmounted 10-inch sub-woofer that takes up a chunk of cargo space. Mitsubishi vehicles are backed by a very impressive warranty. Complete bumper-to-bumper coverage is for five years or 100,000 km, body corrosion coverage is for seven years or 160,000 km and powertrain components are covered for 10 years or 160,000 km.
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Good value: The Mitsubishi Lancer offers appealing styling and a new standard stability control system for 2010. intakes are fighter-plane inspired. The Mitsubishi is, of course, also a famous Japanese aircraft manufacturer with a long history that includes production of the Zero fighter plane used in the Second World War. And it also explains Mitsubishi’s aircraft-propeller-inspired logo.
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MOTORING Mitsubishi: Lancer offers good value during side and rear crashes and helps protect the fuel system during a rear impact. On top of that, occupants are protected by seven standard airbags, instead of the usual six. An additional driver’s knee airbag helps reduce lower body injuries and better position the driver in a frontal impact.
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The cabin size is generous, feels roomy for a compact car and is suited to biggerthan-average occupants. While there’s excellent fore/aft adjustment on the driver’s seat, having attained a comfortable leg/pedal position, I found myself having to reach a bit more than I prefer for the steering wheel and gear shift lever. The front seats are comfortable but don’t offer as much support as popular competitors like the Civic or Madza3. The driver’s seat, however, did come with a manual cushion-height adjuster, which helped to some degree to compensate for its lack of a telescopic steering column. Lancer provides 2,684 litres of space for its passengers and definitely has more rear seat room than most in this class. A climate-control air-conditioning system is standard with GTS. A manual system air comes with the SE trim, and it’s an option on DE.
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MOTORING BCAA offers help for safe graduation festivities The British Columbia Automobile Association is doing its part to reward local grads who choose to celebrate safely – without alcohol or drugs. For the 19th consecutive year, the BCAA is supporting students who make the choice to hold Dry Grad celebrations by donating 100 memberships to participating B.C. and Yukon high schools. The memberships can be used as a gift, door prize or auction item to help with the school’s Dry Grad fundraising. “Parents, students and teachers work tirelessly all year to raise much needed funds to cover the costs of staging a Dry Grad event,” says Trace Acres, BCAA’s director of corporate communications and government affairs, in a press release. “We want to help schools provide a safe, drug- and alcohol-free environment where grad students can celebrate with their friends, be enter-
tained and steer clear of driving impaired.” Recent statistics reveal impaired driving amongst teens is still an ongoing concern. According to B.C. traffic collision statistics collected in 2007: ◆ Young drivers aged 16 to 20 represented less than 6.5 per cent of the total driving population, yet they were responsible for nearly 15 per cent of all alcohol-related collisions that year. ◆ Drivers between the ages of 16 and 20 account for the second-highest number of alcohol-related crashes, behind 21- to 25year-old drivers. ◆ Of the 7.1 per cent of under-aged alcoholinvolved drivers, 82 per cent were 17 and 18 years of age. ◆ The number of alcoholrelated collisions is highest in the month of June. ◆ The number of drug- and alcohol-related fatal collisions increased between 2006 and 2007.
“Graduating from high school brings a new sense of freedom and maturity,” says Allan Lamb, executive director of the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation, in the press release. “I applaud those students who choose to celebrate with a Dry Grad and encourage them to continue to make responsible choices regarding alcohol, drugs and driving in the future.” Lamb also warns “drugdriving is just as big a risk to drivers and others road users.” Recent research conducted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, together with the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation, shows clear evidence that drug use and driving is as big a problem as alcohol and driving. BCAA will continue to provide support for high schools holding Dry Grad events in the future, but the organization is currently updating its annual Dry Grad Challenge program.
Details about the new program will be provided to B.C. and Yukon high schools when the new school year begins. For more information, schools and their Dry Grad committee members can contact BCAA Corporate Communications by phone at 604-268-5339 or e-mail.
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The quest for a cricket culture Former national teamer to hold kids’ camps in July Tom Berridge
At 37 years of age, Burnaby cricketer Barry Seebaran can hardly be called an old man. But his passionate desire to return to the good, old days of his favourite sport might make him appear older than his years. The Burnaby Mountain Secondary literature instructor was, and still is, at 16 years of age, the youngest-ever player to be named to Canada’s national cricket team. From 1989 to 2003, the slow, left-arm orthodox spin bowler competed for Canada at four International Cricket Council world cups, as well as the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Malaysia. The 2003 World Cup in South Africa was his last major competition. Now retired from international competition, you might think it is the game he misses. But, you would be wrong. The likable, lanky Seebaran just wants the game he grew up with to touch more people’s lives in the same way it profoundly changed his. “It would be so cool if the sport that I love could be supported the way other sports are,” Barry said. To that end, Barry and his younger brother, Brian, a former Team Canada trialist, will he holding two cricket and kanga ball day camps in Burnaby in July. The camps, sponsored by Qoola frozen yogurt, are for both boys and girls aged six to 13 years old. They will be held on July 5 to 9 and again on July
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Passion play: Former national team cricketer Barry Seebaran of Burnaby
shows the form he will pass on to kids who attend Seebaz’s cricket and kanga ball day camps at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East this July.
19 to 23 at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East cricket ground. The daily routine will include the fundamentals of fielding, batting and bowling, while also touch-
ing on sportsmanship and a fun cricket match before ending with his special Seebaz awards. It’s all done to promote what Seebaran calls creating “a culture of cricket.”
Barry is the son of former B.C. Cricket Association president Ben Seebaran, an outstanding spin bowler and all-rounder in his own right. “I was part of that cul-
ture. My dad had a terrific passion for cricket. I was immersed in that cricket culture, and I want to pass it on. I’d hate to lose that tradition,” said Barry. “It’s a credit to all those passionate cricketers. It wasn’t just the skills – batting, bowling and hitting – it was the whole game, the chatting with the other teams, socializing, the tea break, the way teams hosted the other teams. You feel when it’s right, and when things are taught right, it’s like no other sport.” Through the years, Barry has put his passion where his heart is with similar pursuits. He began teaching introductory kanga ball in local and Burnaby elementary schools, and when he secured a teaching position at Burnaby South Secondary in 1999, he started up the first high school cricket league, which continues to this day. He is currently assisting another passionate supporter of Lower Mainland cricket, Jack Kyle, with the pre-junior programs, teaching the under-12 players on Saturday mornings. Barry’s cricket camps are wholly supported by Cricket Canada and the provincial body. “It’sbeenwellreceived,” Barry said, adding that the camp is just a first step towards a goal of building a network of support for young cricketers into adulthood. “I know from past experience there are so many different ways for kids to be successful. We want to reinforce that success with fitness, skill development and tradition,” he said. “I want it to be in and of itself a success. But even if they Cricket Page 43
AHL Dman wins second Calder Cup Tom Berridge
Waiting for his moment in the bigs has had its perks for minor league hockey defenceman Karl Alzner. Alzner, a fifth overall draft pick by the Washington Capitals in the 2007 NHL junior draft, shared in a second consecutive American Hockey League Calder Cup championship title with the Hershey Bears June 14. The Burnaby product scored a goal, his third of the playoffs, in the 4-0 titlewinning game against the Texas Stars in the best-ofseven AHL championship series. The 2-0 goal came in the opening period off a blast from the left circle with under two minutes remaining in the frame. The win, before a franchise record 11,002 fans at the Giant Centre in Hershey, Pennsylvania, was the club’s league-best 11th overall championship title. It was also Hershey’s third title win in the last five seasons, and the first repeat Calder Cup winner since 1991. The Bears, the Capitals’ top development team, defeated the Stars in six games, becoming the first team in AHL history to win the cup after losing the first two final games on home ice. Hershey also set a record with eight overtime victories in the 2010 post season, Hockey Page 41
Clan name sixth varsity men’s hoop coach Victoria native James Blake was announced as the sixth head coach of the Simon Fraser University varsity men’s basketball program on June 15. Blake replaces Scott Clark, who resigned the head coaching duties last month after 15 seasons at the helm. Last season, Blake was the associate head coach at Columbia College.
Prior to that, he spent two seasons as an assistant coach, helping NCAA Division I California State University Northridge win two Big West conference titles. In 2009, Cal Northridge earned a first-round appearance against Memphis in the NCAA national tournament. Before that, Blake served as the head assistant men’s basketball coach at California State
Stanislaus in Div. II. “I can’t wait to get started,” said Blake in a SFU press release. “I’m extremely excited to have this opportunity. I’ve talkeed to the majority of returning playe3rs and to the incoming players, and I look forward to working with each of them.” Blake played collegiately at Brandon from 1995 to ’97 and for the University of Victoria from
1998 to 2000. He graduated from UVic and later earned a master’s coaching program at the national coaching institution in his hometown. During his playing days at Brandon, Blake helped the team to a CIS national championship in 1996, winning rookie of the year and most inspirational awards along the way. As a junior transfer to UVic,
Blake took the Vikings to a Canada West championship in ‘99 and on to an appearance in the elite eight. After graduation, he also played professionally in England for one season before focusing on his coaching career. “Recruiting is my number 1 priority right now. I will be all Coach Page 43
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Burnaby golf pro to tee off for a long, long run
Golf for girls:
“We’ve just teamed up and put our forces together. I have a different sphere of sports editor influence. Golfers get it, when they think Riverway Golf Course professional Jodi of the magnitude of it. At the end of the Reimer is preparing to shoot the highest day, what kept (John) going was knowing it would make a difference in a girl’s life.” score of her career. Reimer, who is a member of Relate Reimer, the one-and-only female golf pro in Burnaby, will be teaming up with Church and a longtime supporter of the home, will play more than Pastor John Burns of the five full rounds on the 18-hole, Relate Church in Surrey for an 6,000-plus yards golf course unthinkable 100 holes of golf in at Peace Portal in Surrey, runa single day to raise money for ning and walking well over a a new support home soon to be opened for young women with 100 holes for a home: Visit www. marathon in distance, if every shot she makes is a straight challenges in life. burnabynow.com for video one. The 20-bed, newly-renovatThe second annual 100-hole ed house on four acres of land in Surrey is a program of Mercy Ministries Golf-A-Thon for Mercy Ministries will Canada and is the first of its kind in the take place on Monday, June 21. “We’re doing it on the longest day of country. “It’s a cause I believe in. It’s hope for the season for a reason,” she said. The pair will tee off at 4:30 in the morngirls who have lost their way and battling life-controlling issues. It’s kind of ing and run the first 36 holes to ensure something quite close to my heart,” said Golf Page 42 Reimer.
Riverway golf professional Jodi Reimer is about to embark on the challenge of her career Monday, playing a marathon 100 holes of golf in a single day in support of a home for young women with life challenges.
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Obituaries KREBS, EMIL
Born June 19th, 1920 in Weingarten, Germany. Passed away peacefully at 89 years old, on Monday, June 14th, 2010 in New Westminster. He is survived by his wife, Hedy Krebs; his daughter, Ursula MacLeod, and his two granddaughters, Keri and Kylie MacLeod.
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BURRUS, Margaret (Young) 1919 - 2010
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Margaret at the age of 91, on Monday, June 14, 2010 in New Westminster, B.C. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Ernie in 1995 and her parents William and Agnes (Knox) Young and her sister Mary Baxter. Margaret’s parents emigrated from Scotland to Canada in the early 1900s and settled in Sapperton. Margaret was always very interested and proud of her Scottish heritage. Margaret is survived by her 5 children: (2) daughters: Marilyn Watson (Ken), Barbara Pedersen, and 3 sons: Bob (Tanna), David (Kathy), Don (Marilynne), (13) Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren. Margaret was born at the Royal Columbian Hospital in 1919, went to school at Sir Richard McBride School and lived her entire life in Sapperton, New Westminster. Margaret and Ernie were married in Knox Presbyterian Church in 1940 and were active members of the church. Mom lived at 336 Cedar Street for 65 years before becoming a resident at the Royal City Manor in 2005. She always treasured time spent with her family, her friends and her precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving, caring and compassionate mother and friend to all who knew her. We wish to thank the staff at Royal City Manor for the compassion and loving care given to our Mom during her 5 years at the Manor, coping with the ever-changing confusion of Alzheimer’s disease. A Celebration of Mom’s life will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 1 p.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church, 403 East Columbia St., New Westminster. “Mom has gone home to her reward in heaven, there will be no more sorrow and no more tears.”
MORTIMER, Hugh Stuart
September 12, 1927 – June 11, 2010 Son of William A and Annie Christine Mortimer; beloved father and much loved member of the community left us suddenly on June 11, 2010. Hugh is survived by his brother Ernest and sister Doris (Howard) Henry; sons Art (Sue) and Rick; daughter Ruth; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Hugh was predeceased by his daughter Christine Grace and seven brothers and sisters. Dad was a long time resident of South Westminster and New Westminster. He had a long career in transportation beginning with delivering milk, then driving school bus for Mairs Transport and as a member of the Pre 65 Line Drivers. Hugh had a twenty year career with the Weigh Scales until retiring in 1988. Dad was a selfprofessed crib playing champion and an avid ﬁsherman. Fun loving and good natured, “Hugh the Glue” enjoyed visiting and keeping in touch with family and friends. As a long time supporter and fan of the New Westminster Salmon Bellies and the Westminster Bruins, Hugh loved his sports. Sincere thanks to the staff and specialists at Royal Columbian Hospital for their wonderful care and to Dr. Albrecht, Hugh’s long time friend and physician. Condolences may be sent to email@example.com. In lieu of ﬂowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, July 7 between 1 pm and 5 pm at Glenbrook Park Centre, 76 Jamieson Court, New Westminster.
LUMBER/ PLYWOOD/ INVENTORY RECEIVER
Building for the future.
Is it HEAVEN or HELL for me?
A layman’s invitation to FIND OUT. www.truth-oneway.ca library prints 7p. for small fee
NSNS Coin & Stamp Show
Sun • Jun 20 • 10am to 5 pm OAKRIDGE AUDITORIUM 41st & Cambie • Vancouver Coins, Paper, Medals, Stamps, Buy/Sell, Appraisals ★ Free Admission ★
Happy 18th Birthday Richie Darby ♥ Grandson #2 Richie Darby is a June NWSS Grad of 2010!
Congratulations from Nana & Grandpa Karssen, Auntie & Jordan, Mom, Darryl, Christine and Kimberly, all the Aunts & Cousins. With ♥Love Always!
$5 GARAGE SALE TABLES/ CAR STALLS FOR RENT
New West Parking Lot Garage Sale, on Saturday, July 10th at Connaught Hts. Pentecostal Assembly. To reserve or for info, email: communityparkinglotsale@ gmail.com (Limit 3 stalls - 1 chair and 1 table included). 604-868-9349
Jack Cewe Ltd is a successful family owned and operated company that has been in business for 57 years. We are one of British Columbia’s largest heavy construction contractors and one of Canada’s largest aggregate suppliers specializing in municipal and highway road construction, including commercial site developments, as well as aggregate and asphalt supply. We are in the process of building a strong team of individuals to be part of our future. If you are interested in joining our company we are looking to ﬁll the following positions: • Project Superintendents • Project Foremen • Grader Operators • Pipelayers/Labourers Please send your resume to Carmen Green, Human Resources, Jack Cewe Ltd. 1850 Hillside Ave, Coquitlam B.C. V3K 1K5. Fax: 604-526-4296 or email firstname.lastname@example.org While we thank all those submitting resumes, only those being considered will be contacted.
Automotive Sales Representative It’s time to sell for one of the most loyal and quality car brands on the market. Join our award winning team at Happy Honda. Qualified applicants will be responsible for sales of both new and used inventory. Responsibilities: • Achieve monthly goals as established by yourself and the Sales Manager • Provide exceptional customer service • To be current on product knowledge of all vehicles and all competitive products • Following up with sold & unsold clients Requirements: • Valid Class 5 Drivers License, clean driver’s abstract • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Ability to meet the needs of a diverse cliental • Professional appearance • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills • Desire to exceed customer’s expectations Assets: • Automotive experience • VSA Licence • Secondary language Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to email: email@example.com
This is a data entry position. Attention to detail and previous experience with building products in both retail & wholesale is a must. F/T salary position in New West. Full benefits after 3 months. To start immediately. • This experience / knowledge is essential, and only those applicants with the above qualifications will be considered. Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Well-being is about
not just intervention.
Burnaby/New Westminster Save-On-Foods is part of Overwaitea Food Group— one of Western Canada’s largest and most successful food and consumer goods organizations with 95 pharmacy locations in BC and Alberta. We distinguish ourselves through 5 core values—SERVICE, PEOPLE, INNOVATION, INTEGRITY and, of course, FUN. We’re different and we’re proud of it! Our commitment: to foster a work environment that encourages personal growth, training and opportunities. We are dedicated to continuous learning and offer our employees workshops on: disease state management, patient counselling, leadership development, industry best practices and trends in new drug therapies. We are currently seeking a Pharmacy Technician for our Burnaby/New Westminster location. You must have completed an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program or have 2 years' dispensary experience. Please forward your résumé in confidence to: Benny Lam, Pharmacy Manager, Save-On-Foods, 200 - 7155 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5E 2V1. We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.
Find it in the Classiﬁeds
if you have lost or found a dog
BLACK CAT, named Shadow, with green eyes, gentle yet shy. Lost in Burnaby, near Bryne Creek Park. If found, please call 604-525-3381. Reward offered.
COCKATIEL > Small, grey & white with yellow head, very loud voice. Lost June 8th on Wedgewood St beside Action Glass − he flew west. Plse call 604-787-3085
HOT SPOT FOR SALE
Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Services - 604.857.0711
For For information information call call 604-444-3000 604-998-0218
Career in Real Estate?
PRINCIPAL REQUIRED Catholic Secondary
8-12 The Yukon Department of Education is seeking applications from experienced teachers and administrators for the position of Principal for Vanier Catholic Secondary School, Whitehorse. Vanier is Yukon ’s only Catholic Secondary School (student population approx. 435). Please visit our website for further details on the Experience and Qualifications required. http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/ employment/index.html Contact us: email@example.com Fax: (867) 667-5435
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GENERAL LABOURERS & MACHINE OPERATOR
Hardworking, reliable persons required for a Port Coquitlam manufacturing plant. ● Some heavy lifting ● Knowledge of power tools an asset ● Shift work or f/t graveyard ● Entry level $10.51/hr to start ● Machine Operator $12.74/hr ● Graveyard shift gets .50 cent shift differential ● Potential room for advancement ● Good extended health benefit package after 6/mo.
Apply in person:
Northwest Plastics Ltd. #200-1605 Industrial Ave, Port Coquitlam Mon-Fri from 10am-2pm
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. If you’ve been looking for a home-based opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work. Qualiﬁed applicants receive training, support and monthly remuneration. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
Hotel Restaurant COOK
(casual & on-call)
Relevant experience in either Long Term Care or Acute Care Facility. Position requires applicant to be able to lift heavy items. Food Safe Certificate & cook papers req’d. Excl written & oral communication skills a must. New West Facility. Send resume Attn: Cindy Turnbull Fax 604-522-1022 email@example.com
Friendly Coq Dental Office looking for exp’d dental receptionist. Sat only position. 604-739-6131 GROWING Health Care company seeking LPNs to provide patient care and education. Fax resume to 604-273-6774 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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CHILDCARE FACILITY in Bby seeks an E.C.E. qualified Teaching Assistant. Email resume: cambridgemontessori@ hotmail.com SEEKING Casa Directress & Infant/Toddler teacher. ECE/AMI/ Infancy Cert. req. 2nd lang. an asset but not mandatory. F/T$18/hr. email@example.com
JUNIOR CITIZENS CARE CENTRE
Coquitlam / Port Moody Hiring Full-time & Part-time: ❏ECE & Infant Toddler Educ. $14.35/hour Email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org Or phone: 604-779-5437
CURRICULUM COORDINATOR Licensed ECE professional with 5 years experience required. Preferred PID and/ or curriculum development experience. Part Time Position available. Fax Resume: 604-540-8550 Email: email@example.com
ROOFERS - Single Ply
Marine Roofing seeks fulltime Journeypersons. Lower Mainland BC Jobs Min. 3 yrs. exp. $27.50-$32.50/hr. Call Daryl, 604-433-1813 firstname.lastname@example.org
TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Canwest Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email email@example.com and they will investigate.
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ACCENTUS MEDICAL Transcription Services
requires Canadian MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS to work from home. Expertise in Operative Reports needed. Health Benefits now available! Please apply online www.accentus.ca/ employment.html
FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES Guaranteed best value! Six Metro Vancouver Locations: Vancouver • Burnaby • Surrey • Richmond • Coquitlam • Maple Ridge All our Instructors are also working local Health Inspectors! Classes held each week & weekend! Course materials available in 6 languages. Same-day Certification. Visit our website at www.foodsafe-courses.com or call 604-272-7213 ADVANCE Hospitality Education – B.C.’s #1 Choice for Foodsafe & WorldHost Training.
Emailing your resume
Crafting an effective cover letter and resume are only two of the steps you should consider when you submit a resume via email. You also need to make sure your email doesn’t get deleted or ignored! Please refer to the Gregg Taylor checklist below BEFORE you hit “send” on an email containing your cover letter and resume. • Double-check that applications are being accepted via email. • Save your cover letter & resume in Microsoft Word. • Give your cover letter and resume a unique name that includes the year (e.g. GreggTaylor_2010 rather than myresume). • Scan the resume and cover letter for viruses every time. • Send your application from a neutral email address. • Attach your resume and cover letter in one email message. • Double-check your attachments by opening them. • Include the position title and/or reference number (if provided) in the subject line. • Include a brief message in the body of the email that references the position you are applying for, then proof the message. Not sure if you are applying for the right jobs? Call 604-434-1177 and ask about the Transitions Program, our government funded (no fee) three-week career exploration program available to anyone who is unemployed or under employed and eligible to work in Canada.
INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Train on Full-Size Excavators, Dozers, Graders, Loaders. Oil Field Tickets. Provincially Certified Instructors. Government Accredited. Job Placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853
Medical Office Trainees Needed!
Doctors & Hospitals need Medical Administrative & Medical Office Staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement is also available.
IN HOME OR STUDIO LESSONS Piano, Theory & other instruments. Allegro Music School 604-327-7765 www.AllegroMusicSchool.com
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CERTIFIED COURSE Best Price - only $59! • Surrey (SFU Campus) • New West (Douglas College) • Vancouver (Van. Ed. Centre) Phone: 604-534-5339 www.foodsafenow.com
Personal Trainer Certiﬁcation
Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be available. 604-930-8377 Hilltop Academy
FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $66! Burnaby: July 4 or 24 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Coq • Sry • Rcmd • M.Ridge Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice
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Register early & you may be eligible for $1000 off your tuition! ➧ Biology for Nursing ➧ Evening Access to Practical Nursing ➧ Access to Practical Nursing ➧ Practical Nursing ➧ Nursing Unit Clerk ➧ Resident Care Attendant FREE laptop offered with all full time Programs.
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14th ANNUAL COMPLEX WIDE GARAGE SALE Saturday Only! June 26th ★ 9-3, 8580 Cumberland Place, Burnaby. Something for Everyone! Don’t miss out!
MOVIE PROP SALE Sun June 20 & Mon June 21, noon 5pm 3188 Thunderbird Crescent Unique Movie Props All Must Go!
GARAGE SALE Sat. June 19, 9am-2pm
333 East 6th Ave, N. West Household items, Furniture, Baby items & much more. No early birds.
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NEXT AUCTION Tuesday, July 20, 9am
Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Crane Trucks, Trailers, Lumber, Boats and etc. Cars & Trucks 9 a.m. Start!!!
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APPLY TODAY for a brand NEW FULLY LOADED MDG Desktop, Laptop or LCD HDTV delivered to your doorstep & get a FREE 22’’ LCD HDTV! FInance from 49 cents/day, $0 down, 1yr/2yr/3yr terms. Everyone’s Approved thanks to MDG’s In-House Financing 1-800-791-1174. MOVING MUST SELL! Imported Portuguese Living Room & Dining Room, Hand Tool Leather Upholstery, 5 & 11 pce in Mahogany, Also Kroeller 5 pce Maplewood Dining Set, Bokhara 9x12 hand woven carpet, 18ft freezer cuft. 604-294-8789
1 BURIAL PLOT located in Ocean View Cemetery, Acacia Section. $9,000. 604-434-2115
HARDWOOD FIREWOOD Guaranteed, Full Cords, hand split 16’’lgth. Buy Now Save Big Money$$ Del incl. 778-908-4170
7283 Nelson Avenue
Before & After School Care Grades 1-4 Openings
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1630 Edinburgh St., New West.
• Ages 2½ - 6 Years Old • Preschool & Kindergarten • Full Montessori Curriculum
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CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
CFA REG BLUE Persian F 8mth spayed lovable PKD neg health gaur $600.00 firm 604-939-1231 www.dreamhimicattery.com
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !
7772 Graham Ave, Bby Canada Way & Edmonds ( 2nd flr E.Bby United Church)
BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636 Coffee Table, 45' long, 23.5 'wide, 16' tall, glass, slides & horizontal. $45. Danish style table, 4ft 7 ' long, 30.5' wide, 29' high, 2 x 13inch leaves, tile design in the middle. $195 Mt Pleasant area, Van, 604-875-8055
Hobbies & Carts
SNOOKER TABLE.’LIKE New' condition. Slate and wood base. Comes with all accessories. Located in Burnaby, inquiries call 604-454-8900. $3000 o.b.o.
#1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse or storage building. 6 different colors available! 40 year warranty! FREE shipping for the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
Plants & Trees
CEDAR HEDGING $1.00/foot& up. Dug in ready, installation & delivery avail 604-795-1999. Now is the best time for planting!
KITCHEN CABINETS & Vanity Cabinet; U pick-up, 604-925-0661
BERNESE MOUNTAIN Dog Puppies. Male and Female, vet checked and ready for loving homes. $1,100. 604-637-4439. Langley.
ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $400+ 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
BORDER COLLIE Cross Sheltie pup male. Gorgeous! Ready Now. Blue Merles, $700. Aldergrove. Call 604-856-3291 CHIHUAHUA PUP, PB, male, ready to go. Vancouver. $300 obo. Free Bichon 604-325-2639
RAGDOLLS & Domestic Kittens, $100-$500. 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com AUSTRALIAN LABRADOODLE Pups Non-shedding mediums, parents 27lbs, spayed/neutered, 1st shots, reg. with ALAA, $2500 1-250-494-3107 Summerland
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PERSIAN KITTENS 1 white & 2 tiger colours. Playful & ready July 3rd. $350 each. 604.615.4356
Summer Program & Sept CARE SOLUTIONS INC. Professionally screened Nannies & Caregivers. pt/ft 604-682-4688
CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310
PETS & LIVESTOCK
For Sale Miscellaneous
Vacation Bible School Renfrew Baptist Church
2170 Westham Island Rd Delta (big blue barn)
Construction Electrical Foundations
BURIAL PLOTS in Ocean View Cemetery, flat marker area, Garden of Fortune, Paid $26,000 Sell $18,888 each. 604-765-3432
Fridge $249 • Stove $199 Washer $199 • Dryer $149
SOPHIA(6YRS)NEEDS NEW home.,due to allergies,carrier, litter box, litter. (604)254-1119
BICHON FRISE, 9/10 wks, 1st shots, vet checked, guar. ready to go. $600. 604-820-0194
CHINESE SHAR-PEI standard, miniature and toy. Several colors. Purebred. Vet checked. Great temperament, velvet coat, excellent wrinkling. Family friendly. $600. Call 604-888-1116
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PETS & LIVESTOCK
FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957
DOBERMAN PUPS. Female/ Male. Tails/dew claws done. Blk/ tan. $1500-$2000. 604-607-7433 PIT BULL puppies male & female 8 wks 1st shots, dewormed. View parents. $500. Ph 604-701-1587
Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds 778-688-6340 abetterlifedogrescue.com
GOLDEN DOODLE female pups - ready to go. Email pics available. 1-250-674-0091
PB ENGLISH Springer Spaniel Puppies 6 months old. Very sweet...they have had all of their vaccines and vet checks. Ready for new homes. To 'GOOD' family homes only!!! Plse. call (604) 505-1620 $750.00
LAB SILVER / Charcoal PUPS, PB RARE! vet chd, social, quiet temp. $950. 778-549-8621
MINI DACHSHUND. Wire hair. Health guaranteed. Ready now! $800. 604-538-5433
PUPPIES FOR SALE, father American Bulldog, mother Whippit/Pit Bull, 7 wks, healthy, no shots $375 obo 778-862-3568
LAB / Golden Retriever Pups, black, vet chkd, vacinated, exc family pets. $450. 778-549-8621
Horses & Tack
Dog & Pony Shop Tent Sale Everything On Sale Sunday June 20th: 10am - 4pm 4830 Delta St, Ladner REG.HALF ARAB 12YO 15hh Gelding Experienced Rider Aldergrove $2,500 OBO 778-808-7810
Cares! The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to ﬁnding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: Relationships are important and potentially lucky Sunday. Talk, visit, travel or make a decision about one that has been a bit of a burden (or support!) for some years. You want to dive into the depths (sexual intimacy, ﬁnancial commitment, research, secrets, investments, big health change) Monday to Wednesday morning, but think ﬁrst. Wisdom and luck seldom go hand-inhand (ain’t that unfair, eh?) but both might combine Wednesday/Thursday. Still, major separative possibilities loom by Friday, so tread cautiously in law, love, education, international, career and family zones.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The Estate of Elsie Fournier, Deceased, formerly of #402 - 612 Fifth Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of ELSIE FOURNIER are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned Executrix at #330 - 522 Seventh Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 5T5 on or before July 14, 2010, after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice. Karen Alison Berke, Executrix CASSADY & COMPANY, Solicitors
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS
NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of Vivienne Rose Evelyn McLellan, Deceased formerly of Burnaby, B.C., Deceased, who died on October 29, 2009, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor c/o of his solicitors McLellan Herbert, #310 - 800 W. Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2V6 on or before the 19th day of July, 2010, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which they then have notice. Daniel James McLellan, Executor By: McLELLAN HERBERT
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ESTATE OF MARY CECILIA SOWICK, DECEASED Late of 3765 Wakefield Court, Burnaby, B.C.
NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of MARY CECILIA SOWICK, deceased are required to send full particulars to the undersigned administrator c/o 900-1080 Howe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 2T1, before the 22 day of July, 2010, after which date the Estate's assets will be distributed having regard only to the claims that have been received. JACQUELINE BARNES, Administrator
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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy will start growing soon! (Monday onward.) The four weeks ahead are your time to wield your clout, attract others, interview, ask favours, make major changes in direction and set important projects in motion. In all this, you will have to be more diplomatic than usual, especially this week – huge opportunities might face you, but they depend at least partly on the goodwill or co-operation of others. (If you’re an artist, writer, this –now through 2024 – is a time of potential fame.) Romantic atmosphere Monday/Tuesday. Those opportunities/oppositions Friday/Saturday.
Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The weeks ahead (especially this one) brew a change in your living circumstances and your career or social position. To some degree, you have control over this, and can “play your hand” or attempt to squelch these changes. But consider: the forces of change will only grow stronger (and inevitable) over the next 14 years, and at present change represents a great opportunity for you, can bring bright new horizons in romance, marriage, relocation, contracts and partnerships – and fame! Talk/writing’s lucky Wednesday, but if you talk too much late week you could blow a deal.
Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The weeks ahead accent relationships, opportunities and oppositions. You could meet an exciting member of the opposite sex – he/she seems quite talkative, might be “ﬂustered” by events surrounding him/her. (This would indicate that marriage is not a good long-range possibility. Be aware.) You’re like a walking destiny ﬂag this week; you’ll come into people’s lives at critical junctures. Be diplomatic, humble, not withdrawn. Be ambitious Sunday. Hopes, happiness, bright horizons Monday/ Tuesday! Take a breather Wednesday p.m. to Friday eve. You shine, attract others, Saturday.
Taurus April 20-May 20: The month ahead brings short trips, communications, details, paper (computer) work, sibling visits – a busy but not hugely important time. However, events around you will be important. You went through your major life crises in the 1980s through early 2008. Others go through theirs now, especially Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. For you, these crises affect your communications and other secondary life activities. So make adjustments in these areas, especially Monday and Thursday/Friday. Relationships excite Monday/Tuesday. Sweet luck in intimacy, ﬁnances Wednesday!
Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Retreat. Rest, lie low, contemplate, avoid the spotlight while you do four things: catch up on neglected chores or government paperwork, plan, recharge your energy reserves, and re-connect with the spiritual realm. All these, as well as your work and health areas, face big changes this week, and generally to 2024. Realize ﬂexibility is sometimes a good thing. When we aren’t charitable toward others we destroy ourselves. Your social connections and your attitude toward romance are also changing – see brightness here. The delusions/ illusions of the past decade will disappear, very soon!
Scorpio Oct.23-Nov.21:This week features change – and difﬁcult relations with a Gemini or Virgo and/ or in communications, especially legal, publishing, intellectual or long-distance communications. Consider in these areas, that Gemini or Virgo is likely right, is ﬁghting your limitations (which makes you uneasy). The change is not central – you went through your main life struggles in the 1980s to mid-’90s. It affects four areas, in order of intensity: communications, siblings; background, government; work, health; and those areas ﬁrst listed (legal, publishing, etc.) and (gentle but deep) love areas.
Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Tackle chores over the few weeks ahead. It’s humdrum, but you might as well plunge in.You’re rather insulated from the big changes going on all around you. Still, this month, especially this week, might transform work, employment, health and your relations with institutions, the government or head ofﬁce. Listen to your hunches, to the spiritual side. You often ﬁnd Gemini romantic, Virgo sexy. This week, either someone in these signs has a lot of difﬁculty, or you have difﬁculty with him/her. Be patient. Sunday’s mellow. Friendship Wednesday/ Thursday. Retreat Saturday.
Gemini May 21-June 20: Read Taurus message – you, too, have largely gone through your life’s walk of ﬁre, and your future is growing more calm. But major changes still loom, now to 2024, in ﬁnances, sex and to 2017 in friendships, romance, sports, and creative or child-related zones. All these are strongly affected this summer, particularly this week. You probably won’t see ﬁreworks, but things are changing! Take the helm of your ship, especially Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Anyone who will not cooperate will never co-operate. Turn elsewhere. A big money change!
Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The four weeks ahead boost your popularity. The future will brighten, optimism will reign! The world has more problems than usual, all this spring/summer, but these intrigue you, you can ﬁnd opportunities “in the cracks.” Like Gemini, you’ve been through the main crises of your life, the last 12-15 years. It’s time to raise your sights – and your head! (Posture affects how others “handle” you.) A wish is likely to come true, could involve friendship or romance, creativity or children. Main accent all week: change in friendships and love. Be ready for it, respond, be happy!
Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The few weeks ahead accent life’s mysteries and depths – including sex, investments, debts, lifestyle commitments and major changes, and health. Your subconscious will ﬂoat to the surface, bring dreams, hunches. Pregnancy is possible for “eligibles.” Change will come to, or manifest via, these areas – and it will affect not only these zones, but also what (and whom) you possess, and what you earn. Dig deep, don’t be satisﬁed with surface answers. But also accept changes, especially in money, social and communications zones. Hard truths are true truths this week. Don’t invest – yet!
Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your passionate, romantic, love-oriented, creative, risk-taking side rises strongly over the next few weeks. You’ll ride a winning streak! But one you meet this week might not be a good marriage prospect. Your own marriage and/ or business partnerships might also face difﬁculties. The problem isn’t in the relationship, it involves work, health and similar practical difﬁculties (e.g., the army ships your mate out). A soul-deep, serious but blossoming change occurs this week in social connections and/or romance. Mysteries Sunday. Be ambitious Wednesday! Joy (sensual?) Saturday! email@example.com • Reading: 416-686-5014
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BBY, Brentwood, Newly Reno’d Spac 1 BR, lam & ceramic tiles, $825 incls heat, hot water & hydro, quiet adult oriented bldg, ns/np, Jun 15, 604-841-6984
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325 Casey St, Coquitlam Large 1 BR Apt, from $760 incls heat, hot water, cable & secure u/grd prkg. Clean, quiet, adult-oriented building. Small pets ok. View by appt.
Call 604-339-2316 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604 936-1225
Family Living WHITGIFT GARDENS 1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100. ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.
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By Highgate Mall in Burnaby 1 BR from $780/month 2 BR from $950/month Spacious, modern, clean bldg. Includes heat, h/w, basic cable & prkg. Quiet pets ok.
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220 7th St, New West 1 BR $700. 2 BR $850. Rent incls heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604 519-1382 Managed by Colliers International
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
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GARDEN VILLA 1010 6th Ave, New West
1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
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BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Reference required.
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99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
NEW WEST, Copperstone, 2 BR & Den, 2 bath, 5 appls, sec prkg. 1 block to skytrn, RCH. July 1. $1300/mo. NS/NP. 778-865-2897 NEW WEST: Moody Park 1 BR $690 + utils. Quiet. July 1. Cat ok. 604-591-3628, 604-517-559
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Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.
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6370 NAPIER St. older house, 4 br. 2 bath, 2100sf, near SFU, ns, np, yard, lease, avail now, $1800, Eric 604-723-7368 (Prop. Mngt) BBY EAST, 3 BR, 2 f/bath, 4 appls, garage, large sundeck. Avail July 1. $1400. NS/NP. 604-512-8196 or 604-722-4142
1 BED suite, newer home, 1000 sq ft. stainless appl. washer-Dryer incl. also dishwasher, cbl, heat, internet. $900 no pets. 604 626-5807 192st + 69Ave July 01 BBY 2 BR g/lvl ste, n/s, n/p, $850 incls utils, nr Metrotown, no w/d, Avail Immed. 604-434-1422 BBY, 2 BR mn flr hse, 1 bath, nr bus, skytrain, schls, Metrotown, ns/np, $950 + utils. 604-438-1588
BBY, NORTH. 2 BR g/lvl, f/ba, sh’d w/d. N/P. $925/mo + util. 121 North Warwick. 604-299-0403 BBY North, 3 BR bsmt ste, sep entry, $1350 incls utls, sh’d laundry. NS/NP. Govt/Seaforth, near schools/amens. 604-433-6824 COQ 2BR Reno’d G/L Own W/D Alarm f/bath f/p n/s n/p avail now $925 incl. ultil & net. 728-1638
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
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910 St. Andrews Street, New Westminster Bach suite, $700/mo. Big 1 BR from $750/mo. Rent includes heat. Reno’d, new paint, h/wd flrs. Cat ok. Seniors’ special.
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BBY CDA Way/Edmonds, Newly Reno’d 2 BR open flr plan, incls cbl, hydro, w/d, internet, n/p, n/s, $1090. Avail Now. 604-671-4465
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BBY DEER LK, 2 BR, sh’d W/D, priv entry & prkg, $975 incls utls. By BCIT. NS/NP. 604-880-0597 BBY E, 1 BR suite, grnd flr, bright, wood flrs, N/S, N/P, July 1, $750 incl util & cbl. 604-295-8817 BBY EDMONDS, 2 BR ste, new lam flrs, $850/mo incls utils, N/s, cat ok, June 15. 604-762-6205
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This wonderful 99 year old Classic Revival building on a quiet street in the Royal City has antique furnishings handcrafted in England over 100 years ago and will accommodate 120 guests. Rental Includes: Commercial kitchen, chairs, tables, piano, wooden dance ﬂoor, private parking.
BBY. Capitol Hill. Renovated 1 BR. 900 sf. Priv laundry. $875/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. 604-294-9830
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BBY, Edmonds/Canada Way. 1 BR. $750/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. Laundry. Suits mature person. Immed. Refs req’d. 604-522-9380 BBY HEIGHTS on Dundas near Gilmore St. ★ 2 BR Top flr of house, big living room & kitchen, 4 appls, seperate garage, large yard, shr’d lndry, $1300/mo + utils. NS/NP. Avail July 1st. 604-255-2264 or 604-961-9949 BBY, METROTOWN. 3 BR main flr, wd, np, $1280 + utils. Avail Now. 604-779-7524
BBY METROTOWN, brand new 1 BR abv grd, a/c, shared w/d, full bath. Avail July 1. $750 incls utils. NS/NP. Safe area. 604 419-0699
COQ 3121 Pattulo, 2 BR bsmt, full bath, own w/d, all appls. $1100 incls utils. Pets ok. 2 mins to Coq Ctr. Now. 778-688-2594 COQ, Como Lake/Clarke. 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $695/mo incl hydro/ cable. Av. now. 778-217-9934
COQ, Lough Mall. 1 BR, f/bath, private w/d. $760/mo incl hydro/ cbl/’net. July 1st. 604-818-2471 COQ, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR + den. Priv w/d, d/w, radiant heat. NS/NP, July 1st, $900/mo incls util. 604-936-3691, lv ph # clearly COQ WESTWOOD PLATEAU, Beaut 1400 sqft 2 BR & Den g/lvl, hot tub, 7 appls, $1400 + utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 604-945-9594 COQ WW Plat. Lrg 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $700 incls utls, SAT TV, net. NS/NP. 604-944-6390
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BBY, METROTOWN. New 1 BR, f/bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $750/mo incl hydro. Immed. 604-377-8687
NEW WEST, Queensborough. 2 BR, full bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $930/mo incl hydro/cable. Near Wal Mart & bus. Available immed. 604-520-3398 or 778-988-8898
BBY N. 1 BR, f/bath, new paint, rad heated flrs, no w/d. Near all amens & bus. $700 incls utils. N/S, N/P & Suits 1. 604-294-1010
NWest, July 1. 2 BR main flr in quiet duplex. McBride/8th, NS/ NP. $800 + utils. 604-524-0701
POCO BRIGHT private 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yard, freshly painted, new bath, inste w/d. Small pet ok. July 1. $725 incls utils. Suits mature n/s. 604-299-5435
POCO RENO 2 BR main flr, $1050 incls utils. Shared w/d. Immed. N/P, N/S. 604 790-7484 QUEENSBOROUGH, BRAND New! 2 BR bsmt ste avail now. $750/mo. N/P. 778-858-6685
COQ 2 BR Townhse, 3100 Ozada Ave, quiet family complex, No Pets $905/mo, 604-942-2277
TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste w/d, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.
Contact 604 939-0221 firstname.lastname@example.org
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BBY N. 2 BR g/lvl ste, avail July 1, nr SFU, N/s, N/p, $1100 incls hyd, cbl, lndry. 604-603-2381 BBY, N. Buffalo St. Clean & quiet. 1 BR. D/rm. F/p. Immed. $850/mo incl util. Ns/np. 604-420-1077
N.WEST West End. 1 BR cottage house, w/d, prkg. Av now. $775 + utils. NS/NP suits 1 604 522-8278
COQ, Mundy/Kapty. Big 3 BR. Priv w/d. Ns/np. View! $1,350/mo incl hydro. July 1st. 604-724-0687
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POCO, 1758 PRAIRIE. 2 BR gr lev ste, own W/D, $850 incls utls. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-944-7095
Time to Get Your Own Place? Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.
ELECTRONIC ENGINEER. NS/ Non drinker/drugs. Prefer furn’d room. Refs. Ken 778-887-4035
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Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
For For information information call call 604-444-3000 604-998-0218
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#1167 LIC. Bonded, WCB. BBB Member since 1975. Lrg & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter. Low rates. 24 Hour. Jim 617-1774.
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TRUSTED HOME IMPROVEMENTS
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A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
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Lawn & Garden
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CALL THE EXPERTS
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Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
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Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard
EZ GO MOVERS Quick & Reliable Movers
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POPEYE’S MOVING 604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503
Oil Tank Removal
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Magic Star Painting 3 ROOMS $
Call Now: 780-6510
Commercial / Residential Licensed & Insured
778-737-7741 20 Years Experience
Drainage & Plumbing Inc.
Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation
Main sewer lines, water lines, camera inspections, plugged drains, hot water tanks and drain tiles. 24/7 Emergency available Sat/Sun/Holidays. Licensed, Insured, Bonded.
Better Quality, Better Service
8Plumbing 8Drain Cleaning 8Hot Water Tank Specials 8Seniors Discounts
CITY CTR PLUMBING Lic. 10% disc − all small jobs, faucets, toilets, sinks, etc. 604 562-4269
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3 Rooms @ $269.95
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Summer BLOWOUT Special Free Estimates
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INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING
Seniors 15% Disc • 27 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
or 604 773-7811 Evergreen Painting Corp.
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Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 T&H PAINTING. Int/Ext, Res/ Comm, Free Estimates, Quality Work, Guaranteed 778-316-7709
Top Quality Quick Work for Free Estimates
PLUMBING & HEATING
Colourwise ™ www.Colourwise.ca Jim 778-232-4063
604-299-5511 ext 213
TOP PAINTING Res & Comm. Reasonable rates • Free Estimate Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377
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Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning
604-420-4800 Established 1963
Grant’s Home Maintenance Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.
Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
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Renovations & Home Improvement
TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Renovations & Home Improvement
• Framing • Flooring • Finishing Carpentry • Painting • Drywall • T i l i n g Senior discount
Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Custom Homes & Renos Project Management Roofing ★ Framing ★ Flooring Quality work ★ Free Est. firstname.lastname@example.org
★ Decks ★ Stairs ★ Basement Suites ★ Kitchens ★ Bathrooms
Quality Work * Ref’s avail
Need a Gardener? Find one in the Home Services section
PRP RENOVATIONS. Kitchens, baths, tiling, flooring, painting, plumbing, gutters 604-764-0399 RAINBOW RENOS, 26 yrs exp. We do it all - basements, kitchens, baths, additions 778-885-0771
Collectibles & Classics
1987 PORSCHE 911 Coupe, local, only 130km, immaculate. $28,800. 604-987-3876. D24627
NEW ERA RENOVATIONS
Bathrooms, Kitchens, Renovations, Floors & More 15 Years Of Experience 10% Seniors’ Discount Free Estimates 604-617-5253
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 A-Z KITCHENS, c-top, granite, bathrooms, tile, floor, carpet, paint, blinds. Bob 778-318-3950 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567
MATCO DESIGN - Renovations *Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 email@example.com Moon Const Building Services. Specialize in Concrete, Forming & Framing. Call Patrick 218-3064
2004 PONTIAC Grand Prix GT black loaded 74 K, sporty 3.8L like new, local $8400 604-341-1148
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Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
HOUR 2Service From Call
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
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Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
FIRST CLASS ROOFING, Lifetime Warranty on Roofing materials. Repairs. Free Est. 778-772-5758
Sports & Imports
1990 MERCEDES 560 SEL #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2004 MAZDA 6 GS 65kms, V6 sunroof, leather, bose stereo, excellent condition, fully serviced $14,500. Call 604-929-1964
★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
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★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yards. Any size is $199 + dump fees. disposalking.com 604-889-2085
$50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish & Lawn & Garden Work fast service Patrick 604-808-1652
J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. Residential / Commercial. 604-761-6079
Sports & Imports
AirCared, fully loaded, leather, heated seats, pw, pl, alarm, pwr sunroof, pwr seats, CD, new tires & brakes, 228,000 km, runs well. $3000 obo.
604.845.5010 1998 MERCEDES E320,$7,500 , loaded, heated seats, rain sensor wiper, new brakes, gd tires, local car 2nd. owner, ex. cond. 239,000 KM 604-948-4806.
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning
604-420-4800 Established 1963
BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938
Sell Your RV
1999 HONDA ODYSSEY. SILVER COLOUR. VERY CLEAN FAMILY VAN. FULLY LOADED. LOW MILEAGE. $10,500.00 CALL 604-721-2321 2002 DODGE Caravan, 7 pass, 6 cyl, 5 dr, 106k kms, roof rack, air cared, no accd. $5250 obo. By Owner. 604-525-9641
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
To place your ad call
2005 CRYSLER CROSSFIRE 2005. Low kms, heated seats, p/w, p/l. $17,500. 778-887-6567
2002 LANDROVER Freelander, V6 engine, 5 spd, automatic transmission. $9400. Must sell. 604-980-9025
1994 FORD EXPLORER XLT 4dr, auto, loaded, rebuilt trans & new brakes $1500; 778-385-5152
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
W i t h 1 7 c u b i c y a rd t r u c ks
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Rubbish Removal Services & Recycling
604-537-8523 A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★refoof ★ repair★ WCB Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266
Trips to the dumps start at
A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957
2006 HONDA Civic DX Coupe $13,500. Auto, PWR Locks & Windows, heated mirrors, digital dash, 4 new tires, new brakes, Honda Serviced. NO Accidents. 100k. Great on gas, many extras. Coq. Call ★ 604-868-3128
2006 VW JETTA TDI, deisel, 41ks, mint, top model, f/load $15,900 obo. 778-386-0431
96 VW Jetta GLS, 5 sp, white, s/r, loaded. Runs grt! Economical and reliable! $3000. 604-926-2248 NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
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1999 CORSAIR 30ft, 5th wheel large slideout, sleeps 5-6, new condition. $24,900 604-465-9512
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2000 FORD TAURUS SE Silver All Options Leather PREMIUM Sound EXCELLENT Condition $4995 Call. 604-551-0040
Family Owned & Operated
2002 CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, exc cond, low kms, new tires, no acc, must sell $8500 obo, 604-506-0800
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
Torch On Specialist Member of Shell Busey’s House Smart Referral Network ★ Govt Certified ★ 20 yrs exp
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Top throwers commit to Division II Clan Simon Fraser University made a couple of commitments to its track and field team last week. Canadian juvenile discus champion Del Ingvaldson and current B.C. high school girls’ discus champion Jade Richardson both announced their intentions June 8 to attend SFU this fall. Ingvaldson was hampered by a football injury this year and did not compete at the recent B.C. high school meet. He won the national juvenile title in 2009 with a toss of 50.20 metres. Both athletes felt the school’s move into the NCAA was a factor in helping them make a choice. “The fact that SFU is going to the NCAA was a major factor, the competition will be a lot better than in the CIS and I wanted to be in that environment on a regular basis for training,”
said Ingvaldson in a Clan press release. Richardson, who beat her rivals at the B.C.s by more than seven metres, agreed. “I’m planning on studying communications, and I think it’s a really exciting opportunity to be part of the first NCAA class at SFU,” said Richardson in the release. The SFU track and field team recently returned from the 2010 NAIA outdoor track and field championships in Marion, Indiana with two individual national champions, one national relay champion and 11 athletes achieving All-American status. SFU will officially become the first Canadian institution to join the NCAA Division II. The Clan will compete as a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in the 2010/11 season.
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finishing with a 16-5 playoff record after winning a league-record 60 games in the regular season. After dropping the first two games of the final series, Hershey rebounded in Game 3 with a 6-3 comeback
win. Alzner had two assists in the game as the Bears erased a 3-1 deficit with five unanswered goals in the final two periods. Alzner also drew a single assist on the 2-1 overtime winner against the Stars in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead.
The 21-year-old blueliner scored three goals and garnered 21 points in 56 games in the AHL this season. He was tied for fourth place in overall plus/minus with a plus-34. Alzner also played 21 games with the Capitals this season, tallying five assists.
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Burrards beat Bandits in OT The Burnaby Burrards built up a fourpoint cushion atop the West Coast Senior Lacrosse Associaition standings with a big overtime win. The senior B Burrards defeated last year’s President’s Cup competitor, TriCity Bandits, 9-8 in extra time a the Bill Copeland Sports Centre Wednesday. Rob Brommer scored the game-winning tally with just nine seconds left in the overtime period. Tri-City started smartly taking a 3-1 lead after the first period and held a fourgoal advantage at one point before the Burrards rallied, drawing even at 6-6 at the end of the middle frame. The nailbiting went down to the final minute, when the visitors scored the goahead goal with 57 ticks left on the clock. But Burnaby’s Quinn Waddington
tied it up at 8-8 with his second goal of the night, sending the game to OT with Burrards’ goalie Kevin Hill on the bench for a sixth attacker. Hill made 33 stops for Burnaby. “Honestly, our guys just pulled together again,” said Burrards’ governor and general manager Shawn Joinson. “The last couple of games they’ve been down a few. But we’re more of a club, more of a team. We can pull through these kind of situations.” Junior Burnaby grad Chris Macey also tallied a pair of goals, while Cory Seigner, Justin Thomas, Spenser Joyce and Mike King also scored. Jonas Lewis chipped in with a three assists in the win. The victory improved the Burrards’ record to 10-1-0-0, four points up and two games in hand over second-place Ladner. Tri-City is a point back in third with a 72-0-1 record.
Young golfer to junior worlds Sumie François of Burnaby qualified for the Optimist International/Callaway junior World Golf Championships last weekend. François earned the berth after a runner-up finish to girls’ 10-year-old-and-under division winner Tiffany Kong of Vancouver, who shot a winning 59 score. François was just two strokes back, carding a 61. In third place was Cecile Kwon of Pitt Meadows, who shot a 64 total. Kong had already earned an exemption to this year’s junior world tournament, following a third-place finish at last year’s championship. François won a junior world championship golf title in San Diego, California, as an eight-year-old in 2008, carding a three-round, six-over-par score to hold off a hardcharging Chakansim Kambord of Thailand by a single stroke on the final day. This year’s junior world championships will be held the week of July 10 to 16 at the par-56, 2,400-yard Lomas Sante Fe executive golf course in Solana Beach, California.
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Midget ball teams tied after weekend results The Vancouver Cannons knocked off the North Shore Twins 4-1 in a midweek Premier Baseball League game at Nat Bailey Stadium Wednesday. Tyler Yorko of Burnaby
singled in one of three runs in the opening inning for his 11th RBI of the season. The win improved the second-year Cannons’ record to 17-3, tying them with the Coquitlam Reds.
header with Coquitlam. In the opening game, South Burnaby infielder Alex Calbick had three hits, three RBI and one run scored in an 8-7 loss to North Delta.
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New seniors' housing on the way The Poppy Residences set to open Niki Hope EDMONDS EXPRESS There’s a new kid in town. The Poppy Residences is comprised of 70 onebedroom suites. The monthly fees – which start at $1,900 – include meals, weekly maid service and around the clock on-site staff support. The units include a kitchenette, with a fridge, microwave and sink. “You have your own condo, but you have the luxury of cooking and cleaning,” said leasing
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our holiday social. On top of all these ambitious tasks, our events that normally would be held at Richmond Park will need to go elsewhere. If you haven’t heard, it’s because the Eastburn Community Centre on Edmonds Street is going to be demolished in August. This venue, for many park and recreation programs, has been a focal point for the association meetings and community events for years. The month of June After 30 years to is normally a time the day, the old centre when the association will come down and a winds up old business, new one built featuring however, I find we are a beautiful swimming in the midst of several Joyce Rostron PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE pool and carefully ongoing developments planned amenities that that need attention. will service many people for years to Without hesitation, we’ve decided to come. The situation is bittersweet but have one more meeting in July. By that only “good vibrations” will be felt by all time, we will have a good handle of when we enter this transitional mode. preliminary planning for the next wave of Here’s to “bright sunshiny days” ahead. events we help support and host, such Joyce Rostron is president of the as Canada Day celebrations, new murals, Spirit of Edmonds festival, city fair, fall Edmonds Town Centre Business and clean sweep, networking workshops and Community Association.
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Leasing manager Lisa Vorich and Burnaby Legion past-president George Burnett inside The Poppy Residences, a seniors' facility where residents will receive all of their meals and weekly housecleaning. PHOTO Larry Wright
Units still available Continued from PAGE B1 Solutions and VC Management Group, of The Poppy Residences. Vorich said many of the units have been rented, but a number are still available. “We’ve had quite a few people come, but there are still lots to choose,” she said. “It’s really a community within a community,” Vorich added, describing what The Poppy Residences offers. “(Also) you can enjoy life, you don’t
have to worry all of the time. It’s a whole lifestyle you are getting, you’re not just getting a condo.” The next information session is on Wednesday, June 13 at 2 p.m. at the Firefighter's Banquet Hall, 6515 Bonsor Ave. The Poppy Residences is located close to the Bonsor Community Centre, Metrotown and transit. The Poppy Residences is a seniors’ facility that’s opening above the Legion. The move-in date is set for Sept. 1. Those who sign up for a one-year lease before July 1 get to beat the HST. For more information, visit www. thepoppyresidences.com.
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Eastburn community centre moving in August Look for changes at the Eastburn Community Centre this summer in August. The centre will be moving on Saturday, Aug. 21 and will re-open on Wednesday, Sept. 8. There will be an open house on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the centre's temporary home at the vacated Kingsway Library, 7252 Kingsway. The old centre will be torn down in the fall to make way for the new Edmonds
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Nikkei celebrates 10 years A Japanese-Canadian environmental icon will be the keynote speaker at the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre’s 10th anniversary gala dinner, “Reflect,” on Sept. 25 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.
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Last Session: Review & What’s New Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2-4 pm Fireﬁghters Banquet Hall 6515 Bonsor Street, Burnaby Learn more about the newest independent living facility that’s coming up in your neighbourhood and get all the facts about support programs in your community. Tea, coffee, sandwiches and sweets served.
• Seniors lounge • Youth lounge • Coffee bar The new facility will be located on the site of the existing Eastburn Centre, which is located at 7435 Edmonds St. Construction is expected to take 18 to 22 months to complete. All of the current services will continue at the relocated centre except the gym activities.
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04 7832 Edmonds St., Burnaby • 604-521-8453 www.tilesforless.net OTHER LOCATIONS:
VANCOUVER – SURREY – LANGLEY – ABBOTSFORD
Join us on Saturday June 26th for Fun Food and Festivities • Facepainting • BBQ • Refreshments • DJ and Much More