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5 Teenage girl assaulted 9 ‘HST Eve’ protest

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Burnaby girl assaulted Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in her apartment building near Metrotown SkyTrain station on Tuesday at about 3 p.m. She was walking home with a friend when a man followed them into their apartment building, waiting until the victim was alone to grab her in what police described as a sexual manner. The man then fled. The girl was not physically hurt by the incident. Burnaby RCMP have issued a description of the suspect. He is approximately 20 years old, possibly Asian and has facial acne. He is between 5-9 and 5-11. He has a slim to medium build. He did not speak

with an accent. The man had a crooked front left tooth. He wore black clothing and worn-out white sneakers with the letter N on the sides. Burnaby RCMP, in a press release, is reminding parents to teach their children how to handle an encounter with a stranger. Children should be aware of their surroundings, report suspicious activity or people to the police, have a plan on what to do, and trust their instincts about a situation. They should not worry about being polite. If you have information about this suspect or crime, please contact Const. Alvin Ng at 604-294-7922.

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G20 not worth billions of taxpayers’ dollars is a hollow one. Reducing deficits and Aside from the fake lake – I think we cutting debt may be a worthwhile goal, can all agree that the fake lake is worth every penny – did we get any value at all but the agreement is voluntary, unenforceable and riddled with exceptions. from the G20 and G8 summits? Worse, few questions were raised about Well, those who like to dress in black the human costs of the age of masks and smash windows austerity world leaders want to certainly achieved their heart’s Burnaby NOW usher in. desires. What about the protesters What about the world leadoutside the Great Wall of Toronto? ers? Well, they may have enjoyed their Well, aside from the window-smashphoto op against the (fake) backdrop of the Toronto skyline. But their agreement ers, they also left disappointed. Many



were arrested for the nefarious crime of Being Near Actual Goons, some were tear gassed, others simply got damp. Not one of them ever got within earshot of the world leaders, and the media generally ignored their messages to focus on the vandalism, the riot squads and breaking news from the World Cup. The police were not served well by the exercise either. Depending on your point of view, they either held back too much, allowing a good portion of Queen

Street to be smashed up, or they overreacted, arresting more than 900 mostly innocent people in the largest mass arrests in Canadian history. Canada, through taxes, spent billions to wine and dine world leaders, to butter up the international media and to keep the riffraff at bay. Perhaps the next world summit should be held via video conference instead. We could even send everyone a screen saver image of real Canadian lake.

HST will help B.C.’s economy

it would eliminate B.C.’s ability uly 1 is the first full day the to set our own tax rate. Second, harmonized sales tax takes we wanted to be able to shape effect, and I know that most our tax regime with flexibility British Columbians are conthat would allow us to exempt cerned about what it will mean certain goods and services from to them and for their family being taxable. budget. It wasn’t until last I understand year that kind of flexBritish Columbians Gordon Campbell ibility was available. from every region After the election, the have expressed frusminister of finance and I were tration and anger about how the informed that the province’s HST was implemented. I know financial situation had deterioyou have many questions for rated significantly. our government and for me perI asked officials to find a way sonally. to meet our budget targets withWhy did we say we were not out cutting core services. By late considering an HST before the May 2009, it was becoming clear election? What made us change that after months of discussion our position? Why are we bringOntario had negotiated new ing in the HST when much of flexibility within the HST model. the public opposes it? How will Through further discussions the HST impact my family? with the federal government, we You deserve answers to all learned of additional flexibility these questions. Although you that would allow provinces to may not have seen much media set their own tax rate, instead coverage before last summer, of adopting a national rate of 13 combining the PST and GST to per cent. This allowed us to set create a harmonized sales tax our own rate at 12 per cent, the is something that has been dislowest in the country. We were cussed publicly for many years. also offered new flexibility that Federal governments, past would allow us to exempt prodand present, and business organizations, large and small, across ucts we felt would be important the province repeatedly asked us to families: children-sized clothing and footwear, books, motor to harmonize the PST with the GST because it eliminates unnec- fuel, diapers, car seats and a essary costs, reduces administra- range of other products. In addition, the federal government tion and is more transparent. offered $1.6 billion in transition Each time we were asked, we funding. That meant we could said we would not consider it for two primary reasons. First, HST Page 7


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR FHA shortchanging seniors’ care

Dear Editor:

Re: Seniors’ care homes get more funding, Burnaby NOW, June 19 We read with interest the article about seven Burnaby seniors’ care homes getting additional funding from Fraser Health. It is ironic to read about getting additional funding as the New Vista Care Home has not yet received final confirmation on our budget from Fraser Health. In a meeting with Fraser Health on June 10, representatives of New Vista received a “funding model template” that included a proposed funding line item indicating “net additional dollars” at

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$71,007 for the 2010/11 year. In reality, the proposed funding from Fraser Health for New Vista represents about a $200,000 shortfall for the real cost of our operations. In addition, Fraser Health’s proposal for funding care for our residents at New Vista does not address inflation, salary increases for licensed practical nurses, nor does it address the costs to provide longterm disability benefits for our employees, as we are contractually obligated to pay. In fact, the long-term disability costs for our employees at New Vista have increased significantly from $200,000 in 2003, to over $800,000 in 2010, an amount which Fraser Health has only partially funded. The cumulative shortfall year over

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Funding not keeping up continued from page 6

year for the New Vista Society has amounted to over $1.7 million. The impact of this shortfall for the society means that every year we are forced to reduce staff and/or offset this shortfall through our investments. Hopefully, we will be able to have some fruitful discussions so that we can negotiate a fair payment for the services we provide to support our vulnerable residents. Carol Finnie, CEO New Vista Society

Bring democracy back

Dear Editor:

Re: Burnaby MLA targeted on HST ‘hit list,’ Burnaby NOW, June 26 Liberal MLA Richard Lee still maintains that even though the majority of his constituents are against the HST he will support the tax. Following this logic, what is the point of voting at all? Every B.C. Liberal MLA, with the possible exception of recently resigned Minister Lekstrom, is essentially saying that democracy is too important to be left to citizens. The B.C. Liberals’ contempt for public opinion boils down an elitist belief that they know what is good for the public even if they have to jam it down our throats. I think Canadians are tired of topdown government enacting their agenda

no matter what the public thinks. I think it is time we brought democracy back to Canadian politics, and a good way to start is to listen to the people. If we are wrong about the HST so be it. At least we should have the choice, rather than an elitist government telling us that what is good for business is good for B.C. Murray Martin, Burnaby

MLA not representing voters Dear Editor:

Re: Burnaby North MLA targeted on HST ‘hit list’, Burnaby NOW, June 26. Low-income families will see an average tax reduction of $411, but there is no mention of the expected increase in overall purchases for the same family. Mr. Lee’s position of doing the right thing for the province while ignoring the will of a significant percentage of his constituency is a prime example of everything that is wrong with this current government. Mr. Lee was not elected to make decisions based on his personal opinion, he was elected to represent the voters of North Burnaby. I voted for a representative in parliament, not a self-appointed parent. Do the right thing, Mr. Lee, and respect the will of your voters. You seem to forget who is paying your wages. Michael Luchuk, Burnaby

HST: Good for B.C’s future continued from page 6

reduce the future debt we would pass on to our children and support increased funding to both health care and education. We asked ourselves if the HST would strengthen the province’s economy as we move through the global economic downturn. Would the HST allow our industries and small businesses to better compete internationally and within Canada? Would it create jobs? Would it give business the ability to pay higher wages and lower prices? Study after study confirmed the HST would do all those things. World-renowned economist Jack Mintz from the University of Calgary found that moving to an HST will create more than 110,000 jobs, attract more than $11 billion in new investment, increase wages and lower prices. Those working in small

business, forestry, mining, energy, agriculture, retail, transportation and construction will realize immediate and direct benefits. For the rest of us, the stronger economy will mean more job opportunities, stronger communities and more revenues to support critical public services. The HST, combined with our other tax reductions, will soon make British Columbia one of the most attractive places to invest and do business anywhere in the world. I know many people feel like they are paying more and getting less. That’s why over the last nine years our government has acted to leave more of people’s hard-earned wages in their pockets. We’ve cut income taxes by at least 37 per cent for individuals since 2001, and British Columbians now pay the lowest personal income taxes in the coun-

try if you earn less than $118,000. The after-tax size of an average British Columbian’s paycheque today is considerably higher than it was in 2001. An individual earning $50,000 a year pays $2,012 less in provincial income taxes today. That’s more than $2,000 for individuals to save or spend as they choose. Cutting taxes has helped our economy stay strong enough that we’ve been able to make record investments into health care and education. The HST has not been good short-term politics. But in the end, everyone has to decide whether they are going to do what is right or what is easy. I believe the HST is the right thing for our province’s economy and for our children’s future. Change today will make us stronger tomorrow. Gordon Campbell is the premier of B.C.

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Festivals: Council OK’s funding plan continued from page 1

Other applications will be accepted throughout the year, in advance of the event. Contact the City of Burnaby for more information. A number of festive grants were approved at Monday night’s council meeting as well. Council approved a $500 grant to the Burnaby North Community Association’s community fair at Kensington Park, scheduled for Aug. 7. Burnaby North Secondary School will receive $100 for its Dry Grad. The Ethiopian Community of B.C. will receive $500 in cash and an in-kind grant of $1,500 for the first ever Ethiopian Summer Festival, to be held Aug. 28 at Richmond Park. A cash grant of $5,000 and an in-kind grant of $3,000 were approved for the RCMP’s 60th anniversary celebrations in Burnaby. An RCMP stampede barbecue at city hall is slated for July 8, and there will be an invitationonly regimental dinner on Sept. 23. A grant to cover up to 50 per cent of the cost of using Swangard Stadium for the Fiji Indian Association’s Festival 2010 was also approved. The festival takes place on July 17. Other grants, not connected with city festivities, were approved as well. The B.C. Council for Exceptional Children received $200 to help with the travel expenses of recent Burnaby graduate Jake Anthony. Anthony went to a convention in Nashville, Tennessee on April 23 to receive an international award. Anthony also received the council’s Yes I Can Award for the Arts last November. The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of B.C. was awarded a $4,000 grant by council. The African Canadian Soccer and Cultural Association was granted $1,000 to host the 2010 African Soccer Tournament from Aug. 10 to 14. Grant requests from the Burnaby Hospice Society, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver and Donald Steven Belliveau Entertainment Inc. (for funding for a children’s documentary) were all denied.

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Local politicians and other HST opponents hit the street to protest on “HST Eve,” June 30.

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It’s official – you’re paying the HST Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

All through the province, plenty of people were stirring on the eve of the HST. Protests of the harmonized sales tax continued right up until the 11th

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HST: ‘People are not forgiving’ continued from page 9

“People are still angry and expressing disgust and betrayal (about the tax),” he said. “People are not forgiving.” The campaign against the HST has been going on for about a year, and still people are upset, he added. The HST combined the GST with a seven per cent provincial tax rate, setting the combined tax rate at 12 per cent. The provincial sales tax was eliminated in advance of the new tax.

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Lovers of art still have a chance to see the work of George Fertig in an ongoing exhibition at Burnaby Art Gallery. The exhibition runs until July 11. A press release describes Fertig as “an artist’s artist whose rare oil paintings are esteemed by those who delight in the inner realities of life.” Born in Alberta in 1915, he started out in photography at age 20 and started oil painting at age 24. He lived in Vancouver and Burnaby from 1941 until his death in 1983, and, through the 1950s and ’60s, became known as the “Moon Man” when he painted large and powerful archetypal images. His later oils were small still lives describes as “meditations on eternity, unity and light.” His paintings now are found almost exclusively in private collections, so the chance to catch this exhibition – chronicling his work from the early days to the recent past – is notable. The gallery is open Tuesdays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. See or call 604-297-4422 for more. Check out

hildren from Uganda and Kenya are bringing their Journey of Hope to Burnaby on Sunday night. The African Children’s Choir is in the midst of its 35th tour through North America and will be performing at the Cliff Avenue United Church on July 4 at 7 p.m. The concert is free, but a free-will offering will be taken. Donations will go towards providing education, care and emergency relief for more than 7,000 children in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria and Ghana. The choir’s relief and development projects provide education, food, shelter and medical assistance to orphans and other children in Africa, according to the group’s website. The concert is a combination of children’s and gospel songs, and traditional African songs and dances. The choir has been raising awareness and funds for African children for 25 years, according to the church’s promotional flyer. The church is at 1600 Cliff Ave.

New take on a classic

The Young People’s Opera Society of B.C has reworked a classic fairy tale into a modern cautionary tale. Hansel and Grrretel is an upto-date version of Engelbert Humperdinck’s classic opera Hänsel und Gretel. Two street kids – Hansel, played by Julia Fox of Burnaby, and Grrretel, Dodi Barillec of Surrey – flee parental abuse and are preyed upon in Anytown by a drug dealer, who replaces the witch in the original story. The mother is played by Jennifer Moran, who is also from Burnaby, as are the technical director, Stephen Rusch, and set and prop designer Clayton Flagg. The production will be staged at the Surrey Arts Centre until July 4. Tickets start at $10 and are available from the box office at 604-5015566. For more information, go to

Singing the blues

A delegation of prominent Burnabyites is heading to Portland, Oregon, this week to gather information for future Burnaby Blues

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Still life: Volunteer Ethan Cheng

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Summer theatre aimed at kids Janaya Fuller-Evans

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The heroic quest for colour and imagination is the primary story in this year’s Burnaby Summer Theatre production, Chroma. Chroma, a world of colour, is under attack by The Shade, who consumes all the colours and keeps them in his well of darkness. Superheroes Dasos and Neela must free the colours, and learn something important in the process. The play was created in the same manner as the comedy TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm, according to director Shawn Sorenson, with a synopsis written and the performers creating each scene on their feet using improvisational techniques. The small cast – all students of Langara College’s Studio 58 theatre program – has created a piece that deals with classic

themes such as good versus evil, as well as gender discrepancies and violence in classic superhero story lines. Sorensen has his early childhood education licence and has worked in daycare settings in the past. So he had a unique understanding of creating a work specifically for children. When working in child care, Sorensen noticed that superhero play was discouraged because violence was unacceptable in that setting, but many of his friends at Studio 58 discussed the superheroes of their childhood with enthusiasm. So he decided to create a play that would allow children to connect with superheroes, without the gratuitous violence, he says. “We took a respectful approach,” Sorensen says. “I wanted to bring superhero play back in a way that was controlled, safe and silly.”

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Colour bind: Colourful superheroes Dasos and Neela team up to battle The Shade in the new production Chroma. To that end, any mild violence in the piece is more Three Stooges than Batman. The cast specifically decided against hits to the face and went with comedic fighting scenarios

instead. “I wanted it to be edge of your seat exciting,” Sorensen explained, adding he wanted the performance to be safe for Theatre Page 14

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Theatre: Play runs through summer Neela gets equal play in the piece as Dasos. Noronha, Rose, and producer Ky Scott are all going into their fourth year in the acting program at Studio 58. Freeland is graduating this year, and Sorensen is in the production program. Studio 58 has been working with the Burnaby Arts Council to run the theatre for about 20 years, according to Scott. This is her first time producing, as she is primarily an actor, Scott says. She does have minor roles in the production but couldn’t take on much as the job of producer is quite intensive. “I’ve never had this level of responsibility before,” she says. Burnaby Summer Theatre Troupe will be touring the Lower Mainland from July 7 to Aug. 19, with shows at day camps, community centres, parks and more. The troupe will perform throughout the day at the Discovery Day Festival at Deer Lake Park on Sunday, July 18, between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. For more, e-mail burnabysummer or visit their Facebook page – find it at burnabysummertheatre.

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and Roots festivals. The representatives – including city councillors and staff, and Matthew Coyne, executive director of Tourism Burnaby – will attend the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival from July 2 to 5. Areas of interest include event layout, lineups, site organization, food and beverage service, merchandising and displays. The city is funding the travel costs of the councillors and staff while Tourism Burnaby is financing its representatives.

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n Saturday, June 12, the Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown and Metropolis at Metrotown hosted the ninth annual Wine, Food & Music Festival. This charity fundraiser and night of wine tasting, culinary delights and musical entertainment was in support of the South Burnaby Neighbourhood House Society, the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Rotary International’s efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.

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The annual event took place at Metropolis at Metrotown’s Central Boulevard Patio. From left: Antonia Beck, president and Gloria Tom Wing Staudt, chair of Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown; Artie Chumpol, Metropolis at Metrotown.

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Spaghetti dinner, hosted by Beulah Rebekah Lodge, 6 p.m., IOOF Hall, 7228 Edmonds St., includes silent auction, new-to-you, bake table and crafts. Tickets $10 at door. For reservations call Edna Brown at 604-522-2559

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info, massage, socialization and relaxation, exercise at 10:15, presentation at 11 a.m. on How to Take Care of Your Thyroid. Info: 604-439-1456. Send non-profit event listings to Allow at least three weeks’ advance notice. Also, check out our online version of the events calendar at www.burnabynow. com.

SUNDAY, JULY 4 Bottle and penny drive, in support of Small Animal Rescue Society of B.C., accepting donations of returnable bottles and cans, pennies or other change, plus Canadian Tire money, at the Bottle Depot, 6893 Hastings St. Arrangements can be made for pickup or drop-off on another day. E-mail info@ Weedbusters work party, Burnaby Lake Regional Park, 1 to 4 p.m. Meet at the Avalon Avenue parking lot. Gloves and snacks provided. Children aged eight and older who are accompanied by adult are welcome. Free. Info: 604-432-6359.

MONDAY, JULY 5 Health Alert, at Bonsor Seniors’ Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., with drop-in services from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. including blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, massage, socialization and relaxation, exercise at 10:15, presentation at 11 a.m. on Stress And Your Attitude, Part 1. Info: 604-439-1456. B.C. Fuchsia and Begonia Society, meets at 8 p.m. at St. Helen’s Catholic Church gym, 3871 Pandora St. Refreshments will be served. Info: Elsie, 604-299-5438.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 7 Big Sisters of B.C. Lower Mainland, information session for women 19 and up who are interested in volunteering as big sisters, 7 to 8 p.m. at Big Sisters House, 34 East 12th Ave. Vancouver. Registration required. Info: 604-873-4525 or info@bigsis Minibus trip, with Confederation Seniors Centre to North Vancouver’s museum and archives, featuring costumed shipyard guys and gals, walking tour of waterfront. Walkers and wheelchairs welcomed, 12:45 to 3 p.m., $5.76 plus tax. Register at 604-294-1936 (barcode 211146).

THURSDAY, JULY 8 New Westminster Service Canada Centre for Youth, summer opportunities fair, 2 to 4 p.m., Cameron Complex, 9523 Cameron St., behind Lougheed Town Centre.

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Getting his chance to play Tom Berridge sports editor

Burnaby’s Malcolm Freeman is in some elite company. The Moscrop Panthers high school football player was one of just three running backs named to B.C.’s provincial team for the 2010 Football Canada Cup at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia July 10 to 17. Freeman, who played with Moscrop in the Tier II varsity division, joins AAA varsity provincial offensive player of the year Stephen Spagnuolo of Burnaby on the 40-player B.C. roster. Spagnuolo led the province, rushing for 2,537 yards and 32 touchdowns with the Notre Dame Jugglers last year. Also earning a spot in the B.C. backfield was AA Mt. Douglas running back Terrell Davis. At times, Freeman had felt invisible playing in the often overlooked Tier II league that does not keep up-to-date statistics. “I felt like no one ever gave us a look,” he said. “I considered myself good, but I never thought of myself in that level.” The 6-0, 200-pound running back had a seasonbest 300-plus yards rushing and four touchdowns in a victory over Westsyde last season. But he made the best of

an opportunity at the recent Senior Bowl, earning MVP running back honours at the Spring Break camp. Freeman is hoping to get a season of junior football with the Big Kahuna Rams before playing next season at the collegiate level in the United States. “He’s a hard-working kid and has started doing what is necessary. He’s gotten a bit faster and leaner. His biggest concern is getting into a (junior) program where he can play,” Moscrop head coach Craig Bymoen said. Two other Jugglers made the elite provincial squad, wide receiver Anthony Belmonte and provincial team offensive lineman Roberto Perizzolo. AAA linebacker Casey Chin of New Westminster was also named to the provincial Canada Cup team. The Canada Cup will pit the top under-18 football players from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario East and West, Quebec and Nova Scotia in a week-long showcase that culminates in a championship final on July 17. The national competition began as a four-team under-19 event with B.C. Alberta, Manitoba and Quebec taking part in Calgary in 1993. B.C. has not taken part at the Canada Cup since 2000 in Winnipeg.

Local hoopsters named to B.C. teams

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Post with the most: Lexi Der of Burnaby, seen here with the St. Thomas More Knights, was named to the B.C. under-17 girls’ basketball team.

Burnaby South Rebels guard Ater Degal and post Nick Irvine were recently named to the under-17 boys’ provincial team by Basketbal B.C. The boys will ready themselves for the Candian championships to be held in Winnipeg Aug. 2 through 7, with three upcoming competitions including the Western Canada Showcase in Langley July 12 to 14. Guard Bafeh Sheriff of Burnaby Mountain made the u-15 boys’ red provincial team. In girls’ basketball, forward Lexie Der of St. Thomas More Collegiate and guard Alisha Roberts of York House were both selected to the u-17 provincial team. The girls’ team will play three tournaments in the United States in preparation for the national championships in Toronto in August. New Westminster Secondary School guard Ariana Sider was named to the girls’ u-16 team. Guard Pavneet Brar of South and centre Kamila Wojciechowski of STM were also named to the u15 red squad.

Soccer Canadians add depth to premier side Tom Berridge sports editor

The BGSC Canadian FC are loading up for a second season in the premier division of the Metro Women’s Soccer League. The Canadians received a commitment from six new players for the upcoming season, including graduated Simon Fraser University netminder Cassie Newbrook of New Westminster. Joining Newbrook are midfielders Lauren Lachlan and Amy Thorogood, central defender Jessica Fleming and strikers Sarah Boulton and Kristen Vanderpauw. Newbrook was the Clan’s starting goalkeeper for her four seasons with the varsity team. She was named to NAIA Association of Independent Institutions all-

conference first team last season. Newbrook started in 15 of 17 games last season for the varsity Clan, posting a stingy 0.82 goals against average in the independent conference. The four-year Clan starter will share the goalkeeping duties with Ariel Anderson, who grew into one of the top keepers in the women’s Metro league. “Adding another all-star keeper in Cassie gives us amazing depth to our goalkeeper situation,” said Burnaby coach Matt Holbrook. “Having both keepers push each other and train together will be a great thing for our team.” The acquisition of Newbrook, Lachlan, Boulton and Fleming brings the total number of former SFU varsity players to 10. Lachlan, who has a final sea-

Fleming and Lachlan played on son still left to play with the Clan, was named the independent con- a winning national youth chamference player of the year last pionship team in Coquitlam. Fleming should fit in well in an season. Thorogood played her univer- already solid and familiar backfield alongside her forsity soccer in Victoria, mer captains at SFU, where she won “These new play- Marissa Antoniazzi Canada West first team honours and a ers are probably and Jacqueline Gant. Boulton just comspot on the Canadian the step we need- pleted two seasons InteruniversitySports ed. We’re excited with the Clan after second team in 2007. coming to SFU as a She also played in about it.” college transfer from the W-League with Capilano. She led the Calgary. MATT HOLBROOK Canadians head coach Clan with nine goals The two midfield in her debut season. players will give the Vanderpauw has finished three Canadians added strength and creativity at that position, and seasons at the University of the more attacking options pushing Fraser Valley following a national college championship title with forward, Holbrook said. Fleming is also in her senior current Canadian Kristen Zoller season at SFU and will be available and the Langara Falcons. “Sarah and Kristen will both to the Canadians in November.

bring us attacking options that we were occasionally lacking in the final third last season. They have a true knack for scoring goals. … I’ve seen both girls play during their youth playing careers and into university soccer, and they both fit in well with our attacking style of play,” Holbrook said. As one of the youngest averaged-aged teams in the Metro Women’s premier league, Holbrook expects the Canadians to be a provincial contender for many seasons to come. “These additions give us some great depth and balance in the squad,” added Holbrook. “These new player are probably the step we needed. We’re excited about it.” The Canadians re-entered the Soccer Page 21

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Burrards knock off leader Ladner Tom Berridge

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The Burnaby Burrards played giant killer for a second straight time, knocking over the Ladner Pioneers 10-8 in West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association play June 24. With the win, the Burrards moved into top spot in the senior B loop with a win/loss record of 11-1-0. Kevin Hill was the dif-

ference in goal for the Burrards, stopping 37 shots in the battle for first place between the two then 10-1 teams. Quinn Waddington led Burnaby with a six-point night, including four goals. Marcus Wooden added a pair of tallies to the Burrards’ mix. Rob Brommer and newcomer Chris Fox chipped in with one goal and two assists apiece. Cory Siegner and Justin

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Thomas also scored for Burnaby. “Overall, I believe the game was the best of the year so far for both clubs,” said Burnaby general manager Shawn Joinson. A week earlier, Burnaby edged the other top team in the league, the Tri-City Bandits, 9-8 in overtime. The Burrards played Langley on Wednesday (after NOW holiday deadlines) at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre.

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Burnaby runners hot in half marathon Herb Phillips of Burnaby won his seniors’ age group at the Scotiabank half marathon in Vancouver June 27. Phillips, competing in the men’s 65-to69 category, ran the distance in a time of 1:31.26, finishing 158th overall and 128th in the men’s category at the race from the

University of B.C. to Stanley Park. The top Burnaby runner was Bert Sandie, who placed third in the men’s 45to-49 division and 34th overall in a time of 1:19.18. The top Burnaby woman was Andrea Giajnorio in a time of 1:34.15.



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Burnaby Lake club leading the way in future of game

Box players named to B.C. teams

Tavin Grant of Burnaby earned a spot on B.C.’s peewee boys’ team for the upcoming national age-group lacrosse championships in Whitby, Ont. Aug. 1 to 7. Chandler Bradley of Burnaby was named an alternate to the bantam boys’ box team. Jolene Robinson and Amber Gilmore of Burnaby will join five New Westminster players on the bantam girls team, which commences play in Whitby on Aug. 3.

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Face off: Burnaby Barracuda goalie Bobby Chieng stretches for the save against Vancouver in a coed P3 water polo meet at Central Park pool Monday. Burnaby placed first in the competition, beating North Vancouver 7-3 in the final.

Lakers pick up goalie

The Western Lacrosse Association Burnaby Lakers picked up rookie Neil Tyacke from the Victoria Shamrocks in in a trade for a third-round draft pick in 2012 for the former New Westminster junior A goalkeeper.

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Burnaby Lake Rugby Club added a second consecutive women’s title at the second stop of the inaugural B.C. Rugby 7s series. The Burnaby women’s team, led by Melissa Miyazaki, blanked UBC Old Girls 38-10 in the championship final of the Vancouver tournament at Brockton Oval last Saturday. Miyazaki scored eight tries in three games played en route to the club’s second title. Two weeks earlier in Victoria, Burnaby Lake beat Velox in the women’s final at the James Bay Buccaneer 7s. The Burnaby men’s team lost for a second time to Valley High, a Vancouver Island rep team, made up

of nationally carded play- of the game for Burnaby ers from the South Island. Lake. Burnaby lost 22-17 to “I think we are proacValley High in the semifi- tive in that. … We have a nal in Vancouver. big focus towards 7s. We’re The two teams also trying to get ready for the squared off future in rugby, in the final at and it’s focused “We’re trying to in Burnaby,” James Bay, with Burnaby fallbe ready for the said club viceing by a 34-29 president Mike future in rugby, Devlin. scoreline. Burnaby The next and it’s focused was led by two stop in the ninein Burnaby.” Fijian players. game series is Sana Dawali the Can Am 7s MIKE DEVLIN and Bruce in Bellingham, Burnaby Lake club V-P Rauque, a now Washington on 38-year-old, who holds the July 10. distinction of scoring the The Simon Fraser title winning try for the Highland 7s, one of the Fijian national team at the original summer tournaHong Kong 7s in 1998. ments, will be held the folBurnaby Lake also won lowing Saturday on July the social side of the tour- 17. nament, blanking the UBC Burnaby Lake will Old Boy Ravens by a 49-0 host the Lighthouse 7s score in the final Sunday. at Burnaby Lake Sports Steve Batie was the player Complex-East on Aug. 7.

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June 26, 1942 – June 24, 2010 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Maureen in her 67th year. Born in Camrose, Alberta, Maureen moved to Burnaby, BC where she attended Edmonds Elementary School, Burnaby South & Central High Schools, before graduating from the Essondale School of Psychiatric Nursing. She later went on to have a successful career as a realtor in the New Westminster, Burnaby and Coquitlam areas. Maureen enjoyed an active lifestyle, as well as gardening, and treasured her time with family and friends. Maureen’s greatest joy was being grandma to her seven grandchildren, who knew her as their “Momee”. She will be remembered by all those who knew her as a hardworking, loving lady, with a wonderful smile. Maureen will be missed by her sisters, Cheryl and Judy (Richard), her three children, Christina (Randy), Angela (Paul) and Aaron (Kim), and her seven grandchildren – Brittany, Kyle, Emily, Benjamin, Makena, Summer, and Lilah. She was predeceased by her mother, Mildred, father, George, and step-mother, Grace. A heartfelt thank you is given to the staff at Buchanan Lodge, who showed Maureen great love and compassion, and to her wonderful care companions, Vikki and Christina, who brightened Maureen’s days. A celebration of life to honor Maureen will be held on Friday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Buchanan Lodge, 409 Blair Avenue, New Westminster. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Maureen’s memory to The Salvation Army (

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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 and they will investigate.

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Summer Job Search Myths – Part 2

This article continues from last week’s, when I began debunking summer job search myths. If you are unemployed or looking for new or better opportunities, read the myths below before you decide to take the summer off! Gregg Taylor MYTH #4: Even if a job opening exists in a company, hiring managers are away or won’t have time to meet with you. Some hiring managers will be working – and hiring – during the summer and you may benefit from less job competition if you are also available. MYTH #5: You have a better chance if you wait until the fall. Many companies won’t want to wait that long. For example, if they need staff in place for the upcoming fall season, they will often hire now. Also, many companies hire extra staff to cover staff holidays. Even if you are only hired for part-time or temporary hours, it’s a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and demonstrate your abilities while you fill in! That could make you the best hiring option the next time a full-time position becomes available. So take time off if you really need a good rest this summer. However, if you are currently unemployed or need a job change you shouldn’t let the myths of the summer job search stop you! Do you want to discover your career passion this summer? Call 604-681-2774 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.

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Notice of Disposition

TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer closed road described as Parcel 'A', (Bylaw Plan BCP ___), District Lot 211, Group 1, NWD, dedicated as road on Plan BCP3161 comprising 107m2, shown outlined on Bylaw Plan BCP ____ to be consolidated with Lot 21, District Lot 211, BCP ____ to Simon Fraser University in exchange for the dedication of 144.8m2 of land as road.

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent continues on rest, hibernation, nutrition, children, Mother Nature, gardening, property and residence, and on ending some matters and relationships, and nurturing others, especially Sunday/Monday and Saturday. Chuck the unworkable or stale. We all start projects and relationships that don’t work. Your energy’s good Sunday/Monday. Chase money, earnings, buy/sell Monday eve to Wednesday. Avoid illusion. Casual friends, siblings, trips, communications go splendidly Thursday/Friday – but question yourself if you start feeling sweet romantic vibes. Saturday: one goes, another comes.

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July 4 - 10

Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness ride high! Pursue career, prestige or business objectives Sunday/Monday. Monday night through Wednesday, happiness, optimism, popularity, social delights and flirtations visit! You might meet a “destined friend” this week or next, who could become a mate. Avoid illusion wafted by a suave, slinky or glamorous person Thursday/Friday – a talkative, nervous, or “precise” type is true blue, honest and helpful. A significant sexual or financial decision might be involved. Saturday has an early problem, then success, energy and great money/career ideas!

Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Be ambitious – work with a new project, idea or impulse, rather than anything that emerged over the last two weeks. (A project or goal that existed before August last year is also viable – a major interruption has hindered this goal. This obstacle is slowly ending, though it might linger to March 2011.) Talk about a career goal: a Gemini, an Aries understand. This week’s exciting, sexual, whispers of love – but remain cautious about new romances, relationships, as “marriage” is not part (or a good part) of any new link. Invest Tuesday. Bright friend, bright love Friday!

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Relationships remain most important. Some are approaching the end of a phase, particularly those involving large money or intimacy – there will be a new phase soon. It’s like the dip in a wave. During this dip the best you’ll get is deception. So let those two matters (sex, money) take a breather – next Monday (July 12) onward, they’ll surge again, luckily! Sunday/Monday emphasize home, family, endings, peace. Monday night through Wednesday triggers romance, beauty, pleasure, creative urges. Tackle chores Thursday/Friday – success very likely. Lie low Saturday morning; seek others this p.m.

Taurus April 20-May 20: Soon – next week – you’re going to enjoy some really solid advance in love, with creative or pleasure projects, and with relationships generally. So in these specific areas, be content to maintain a holding pattern this week. In a broader view, communication, travel and friendly relationships progress in a good way this week – in fact, in one case, this might be your last chance for a while to contact someone. Do so. Lie low, rest Sunday/Monday. Your energy and charisma surge nicely Monday night through Wednesday. Chase money, or study an inventive investment, Thursday/Friday.

Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Continue to lie low, observe, plan, replenish your energy reserves. Deal with government agencies, charities, institutions and your own head office. Sunday/Monday bring a mellow, understanding mood. Be ambitious Monday night to Wednesday — the only thing you have to avoid is a smattering of illusion or wishful thinking Wednesday p.m. (Anxiety and wishing are two sides of the same urge.) The same advice holds, more so, Thursday, when you might dream unrealistically about someone, and they about you. Otherwise, Thursday/Friday are happy, upbeat! Retreat Saturday, especially this morning.

Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: This week contains opposition and opportunity. Sunday/Monday are for chores, drudgery – get it over with. Exciting meetings arrive Monday night to Wednesday: be diplomatic, eager, refuse to fight. Illusion (or anxiety) about the firmness of the ground you stand on is your only Achilles heel mid-week, especially Wednesday and Thursday. If you’re realistic about this, you can land a deal, grab an opportunity, even trip the love fantastic! Thursday/Friday steer you into depths (finances, sex, health, etc.): a Gemini or Virgo proves a great “guide” here. Saturday, wait for p.m. happiness.

Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Work, health and drudgery – these come every July, Aquarius, so just plug away. Sunday/Monday feature details, paperwork, errands, travel, communications and friendly meetings. Take a rest, or tackle home-based chores Tuesday/Wednesday. Tuesday’s ideas or urges involving investments, debt reduction, intimacy or lifestyle changes are quite workable. Romance beckons Thursday/Friday – so do pleasure, beauty, creative and gambling urges. But in these, deception lurks Thursday (you could be the deceiver) – Friday, clarity and a talkative person bring brightness! Caution Saturday morn.

Gemini May 21-June 20: Chase money, buy/sell, increase your earnings, seek a pay raise, etc. One money project – and one relationship – is winding down. (Not a big deal.) An atmosphere of friction continues in the home. If you live alone, watch your telephone voice at home. Continue to study good and workable plans/ wishes involving real estate, construction, gardening, or similar matters. Next week through early August luck enters, perhaps bringing the opportunity to step toward those goals. However, DON’T move into a new home, nor buy a family home, before July 30: you would experience much friction there.

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Your popularity remains high – but you might almost defeat it by frowning, being attracted to the secretive, the sexual over the friendly. Best approach: dig deeply and definitely into a financial step, a lifestyle-changing project, or a bid for intimacy; but step out of this, quickly and firmly, to greet your friends, make friends, enjoy entertainment, etc. For three weeks, keep these two good, lucky sides of your life separate. Pursue the “deep” side Sunday/Monday, Tuesday night, and Saturday p.m. Sweet wisdom, gentle love Tuesday/Wednesday. Be ambitious, social, Thursday/Friday.

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Sunday/Monday are romantic – but friction or ambition might make the dream better than the reality. Still, enjoy yourself. Tackle chores Monday night to Wednesday. It’s a good time to look for work if you’re unemployed. Exciting meetings and partnership opportunities could arise Thursday/Friday. A showy but elusive person could steer you wrong, while a precise or talkative individual will befriend you. Be careful Saturday morning: everything’s at the wrong angle. This p.m., the main trend of this week succeeds: mystery, finances, investigation, intimacy, commitment – make one!

Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Love, romance, beauty, pleasure, vacation, charming kids, creative and gambling urges all flow through you now! Married or single, you’re dealing with someone June/July (hopefully your mate!) who’s feisty, determined, who exudes sexual energy.This link will move from talkative to affectionate, nervous to sweet, soon. In business, a money-earning partnership is possible. In any case, be diplomatic but seductive. Illusion haunts your work sphere, so buy no machinery, and no employment “promises.” Chase money Sunday/ Monday. Home, rest, Thursday/Friday. Everything in the first sentence July 10! • Reading: 416-686-5014



Houses - Sale


Real Estate

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MULTI ZONED 2 lots, big house, Best location Chwk. updated, rent $1500up,$1500 down. $360,000 1-604-929-3868..604-789-1002

GIBSONS 12 acres, ocean & mtn view. 5 min. to ferry. zoned for 3 homes. drilled well, fenced, power $449,000. 1-604-886-8305



379,900 Adam Lloyd • 604-526-2888 • Re/Max Advantage


We buy houses! Any condition or price range. Fast debt relief, quick cash. No fees or commission. For details call 604-800-0499 or visit

Okanagen/ Interior



• 5 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Lot Area 7,176 sq. ft. • Floor Area 3000 sq. ft. • Full Legal Suite



For details visit: or RE/MAX Advantage Realty 604-526-2888

OPEN HOUSE JULY 4, 2-4pm 8330 - 13th Avenue, Burnaby

★ RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Kim 604-628-6598

2 BR/2 bath. Renewed! 3 mins. to skytrain. Cd. 1400 References req. call 778-847 9048 BBY Edmonds, reno’d, 2 BR, 2 ba, appls, prkg. Nr skytrn. $1400. Refs. NS/NP. 778-847-9048

BACH & 1 BR, Newly Reno’d, cls to shop & transit, secured, incls heat, h/w, prkg, Start @ $675. 604-325-1385 BBY, 4575 Grange, 1 or 2 BR Apt, nice & spac, hardwood flrs, parking, across fr Metrotown, N/s, N/p. Call Ariana 604-616-2824





4 bdrm., 2 bath, Lot size: 8100 s.f.; floor area: 2183 s.f. Features h/w floors & wood-burning fireplace.

Adam Lloyd • 604-526-2888 • Re/Max Advantage

6020-14 90 78,



Family Living at It’s Best!

NEW WEST, Large 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Close to transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086 NEW WEST Very Lrg 1 BR apt, $725 incls heat, prkg & cbl. Cat ok. Avail Aug 1. 604-522-7196

BURNABY CENTRE Metrotown Area - Bby

Updated Studio & 1 BR Apts. Rental Incentives Offered. Rent includes heat and hot water.

BBY, Brentwood, Newly Reno’d Spac 1 BR, lam & ceramic tiles, $825 incls heat, hot water & hydro, quiet adult oriented bldg, ns/np, July 1. 604-841-6984


BBY, L’heed, opposite Walmart, 1 BD + den, s/s appls, in ste w/d, f/p, lrg balc, storage, u/g prkg, cls to skytrain, trans, shopping, SFU, $1250/mo, Aug 1, N/s, N/p, refs, lease. Dean 604-540-2787

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789

BBY, L’HEED Stn, highrise, 1BR+Den+1.5 bath, ug pkng, NS/ NP, $ 1100/mo, 604-298-7610

815 - 5th Ave, New West

BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR corner unit, $855 incl heat & h/w. ns/np, Newly reno’d. U/grd prkg. storage, July 1. 604-779-3882 BBY ROYAL Oak/Newton. 1 BR, corner, faces crt yrd, storage sec prkg. $850 incls ht/ht wtr. N/P. Nr skytrn/Metrotown. 778-836-4174 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $875 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, June 1, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803

1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

A Property Worth Seeing!

Call Leigh Turnbull 604-530-4111


New DELUXE Condo Available NOW. 1 BR & Den • 900 square feet

7 appls, parking, storage. Rec & Amenity rooms. NS / NP.

604- 983- 8046

1 BR & 2 BR apartment suites. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grd parking avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323

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


545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261

office: 604 936-3907

KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq


Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993

401 Westview St, Coq

office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490


604 939-0944


ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

CALL (604) 524-5840

Call 604-522-3391

MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

604 420-5636

1021 HOWAY ST.

50%Include OFF 1st month 2 bdrm suites heat, forhot water, Include hotintercom. water, D/W, gym heat, & visual D/W, gym & visual intercom. U/G parking & storage avail. U/GNear parking & storage avail. transit/Skytrain Near&transit/Skytrain shopping. & shopping. Move-in bonus.Call for details. details. Follow Call us onfor Pet Friendly Community

RENTALS 778-783-0258 604-521-8831

Fifth Ave, New West 2 BR $895. Lrg, bright, well maint bldg. Rent includes heat, hot water & cable. N/P. Central New West.

CALL 604 519-1095 Professionally Managed by Colliers International

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


St Andrews Street 1 BR or 3 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, avail Aug 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-540-9300 New Westminster

71 Jamieson Court

Immac 2 BR condo. Laminate flrs. Avail long term. July or Aug 1. $1495. N/S & N/P. Lease & perfect refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty

(604) 521-0311

view this & other properties @

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.



or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.



Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home It’sFrom time to$690.00 discover

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.


22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768

SUNSET PARK 5870 Sunset Street

Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incld 604-291-8197



Queens Avenue 136 10th St, New West

3 BR Townhouse, $1218 includes heat & hot water, w/d hookup & common laundry & u/grd prkg. $1200 share purchase.

Email for application



HOMESTAY FAMILIES Needed Immediately

for international ESL students. Caring, warm, friendly families within walking distance of Skytrain only. Contact 604-210-2003


Houses - Rent

COQ CTR. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, 5 appl, fenced yard, garage. Ns/np. $1,290/mo. Aug 1. 604-537-7015

Contact Natalie 778-230-9037

102-120 Agnes St, N.West

1 BDRM Apt.

Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. No pets. Includes hotwater & storage.




1010 6th Ave, New West

1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.

Extra large 1 BR, 2 BR, 2 BR + Den & 3 BR Apts. Renovated, rent includes heat & hot water.

WHITGIFT GARDENS ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.




Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

SILVER STAR Apts. 6125 Silver Ave. Across St from Metrotown & skytrain, clean, quiet close to bus & shops, 1 br, $825, avail July 1, heat h/w incld, no pets, 1 yr lease, Dorset Realty John 604-439-9602

CALL 604 715-7764

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.

552 Dansey Ave, Coq


McBride Blvd, New West

Family Living 1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100.





Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

$ 11Bdrm 799 & 2 from Bdrms $ 2 Bdrms from 959 starting at $810

27021-24th Avenue, Aldergrove!



Get more for everyday family living space in this custom built home. Features large open floor plan, fresh designer colours, expansive kitchen island, media room, extra large master bedroom with large soaker tub, dual shower and walk in closet. Includes unauthorized rental suite, central air throughout, full security system, wired for sound, hardwood floors plus many other extras. Quiet undeveloped acreage across the street.


NEW WEST. Reno’d 1 BR inc. HT/HW, New Appl’s, Flooring. No Pets, $750-$795. 604-724-8353

CALL (604) 438-4544

office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000 also: 1 panoramic 3 - acre parcel. Owner Financing, 250-307-2558

Real Estate Investment



8207 - 14th Avenue, East Burnaby




415 Westview St, Coq

Lots & Acreage

N. WEST. All services paid, inclds u/grd electrical, DCC’s, survey & eng’ng report. 33’ x 130’ lot. No GST. $329,000. 604-726-0677. ● ID # 4711


Real Estate

Sell your house ‘as is’ for a fair price on the date of your choice

Cloverdale 6071-185 St. GARDEN LOVERS UNIQUE! New reno’d 4 BR, furn’d if desired. NICE! Very priv, fish pond+. $725,000. 604-575-1236


Condos/Townhouses New Westminster New Westminster


North Vancouver


SUNSHINE COAST- 2 br/2ba home, lg corner lot in Dream Valley, access to Mixal Lake. $415,000. Brenda Sopel RE/MAX Oceanview Rlty 1-604-741-4242

• 2 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • 773 Square Feet • River View! • Granite Counters • S/S appliances

3 BR +1 br ste, priv patio, 1959 Deep Cove Rd.Garage, Nr beach, 20 min to VCR. OPEN HOUSE Sat Sun 1- 4, Jerry Raczowski 604-602-1111 Remax Cr.V829313


Sunshine Coast

3303 - 898 Carnarvon St., New West.


4 BR, 2 kitchens, 2.5 bath, 2 fp, 2 living rm on 2 levels w/optional mortgage helper. Updated. On a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable Ranch Park area, $479,999 neg. 1-780-695-8017 or 780-218-7067



SARDIS HOME 1500sf, 3br. 1.5 bath, large yard, quiet. Many updates. $295,900. view pics online at @


Sunshine Coast


LUX LIVING, Stunning Masterpiece − 1 of a kind! NEW 6 BR, 5.5 bath, 3 kitch, 4 livrm, 5 car garage, view $2.2. 604 419-0699



Burnaby NOW • Saturday, July 3, 2010 • A25

Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040


COQ WEST whole house, 3 br, living & family rm, 2 bath, workshop, carport, new flrs & paint, mins to shops & schools, avail now, ns, np, $2100/mo+utils, Call Maggie @ 604-764-6618

PT MDY, 3 BR, 2 lvls, 2 kitchens. N/s, small pets okay. $1,850/mo. July 1st. Near bus. 604-290-2750



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A26 • Saturday, July 3, 2010 • Burnaby NOW



Houses - Rent

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard, new roof, double garage.. $1,688/M




Miscellaneous Rentals



Out Of Town

CULTUS LAKE Cottage available for short or long term rental. Fully furn 2BR, BBQ & sunny deck. Near beach. 604-813-7535

North Burnaby

ROOM FOR Rent, cls to Gilmore Skytrain & BCIT, $400/mo, N/s, N/p, avail immed. 604-319-5800


Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

Shared Accommodation

Shared Accommodation


Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, $650 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, prefer female, Avail Aug 1, Call 778-846-5275


Suites/Partial Houses

To place your ad call



Suites/Partial Houses

BBY DEER LK, 2 BR, sh’d W/D, priv entry & prkg, $950 incls utls. By BCIT. NS/NP. 604-880-0597 BBY E 2BR glvl, 1200sf, inste w/d, f/yd, priv sundeck, ns/np, $900 + util, Sept 1, 604 290-2181

BBY EAST NEWLY reno’d 1 BR, g/l, new appls, share w/d, $950 incls utils. N/S, N/P. Avail Immed. 604 526-0505 or 778 237-2285

BBY, Edmonds/Canada Way. 1 BR. $750/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. Laundry. Suits mature person. Immed. Refs req’d. 604-522-9380


Suites/Partial Houses

BBY N Reno 1 BR bsmt suite, $850 inc utils/cbl, alarm. Exc loc. N/S, N/P. Immed! 604-833-0888 BBY SOUTH, New 1 BR g/lvl ste, n/s, small pet ok, utils incls, $700, Avail Now. 778-837-3354 COQ, 585 Alderson Av. 2 BR g/l, new paint & carpets, share w/d, alarm. $999 incls utils & cable. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-931-6269 COQ CENTRE 3 BR bsmt ste, 3 appls, A/C, prkg, $1400 + sh’d utls. Av now. N/S. 604-649-6668 COQ: COMO Lk/ Poirier, 1 BR cln, bright, quiet, sh’d W/D. Suits 1, Cat ok. N/S. $700 incl utls, cbl, net. Av Aug 1. 604-298-2586 COQ CTR. 1 BR + Den. Like new! Alarm, priv w/d. N/s, N/p. $750/mo incls utils/cbl & internet. Avail July15, Refs. 604-868-6113

4BDRMS DUPLEX, $1550/MO incl Utils, Non-Smoking, shrd w/d, near Lougheed mall, deck, backyard, Aug 1, 604-313-4083 BBY, 1 BR bsmnt ste, cls to schools and trans, Metrotown area, incls all utils, N/s, N/p, $700/mo, immed. 604-433-1431

BBY, N. 2 BR bsmt ste, by transit, $925 incl gas & hydro. Immed. ns/ np. 604 298-7781, 778-855-8871

COQ Maillardville spac 3 BR upper, f/bath, w/d, new d/w, storage prkg, lrg deck view, $1400 incl util. Aug1 ns/np 604 936-8732

BBY, CDA WAY. 1 BR, sep liv rm & kit, Nr schl, bus & shops. ns/np. 604-897-7717 or 778-881-4101

BBY N: 2 BR g/l, nr Lough Mall, bus/skytrn/schl, f/bth, f/p, n/s, n/p Immed, $850 + util. 604-420-6384

COQ Wwd Plateau. Pets & smoking ok! 2 BR, f/bath, $900 incl hydro. Immed. 778-847-7637



Alarm Services

ALARM 604-463-7919



DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408







FORMULA CARPENTRY rot repair, decks, fences, concrete, Red Seal cert. Free est. 778-888-4751 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470


Carpet Cleaning

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Fireplace Cleaning. Call 604-765-805



#1 QUALITY Cleaning Service Homes & Business. Senior Disc. Low Rates. 604 724-8998 EXP CLEANING ladies avail 7 days/wk. Bonded. Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond 604-928-0025 Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★ HELP is ON the WAY! 2 Honest reliable cleaning Ladies will make your home SPARKLE! Mary ★ 604-526-5199

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300 Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142



PROFESSIONAL CLEANING Service, Supplies provided, Green Clean avail. Building Serv Worker Certified. 604-751-1031




CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649


S&E Landscaping and Fencing Custom Cedar, Prefab panels, Chainlink. Free Est. 778-838-3005

VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208

West Coast Cedar Installations Custom fencing, decking & more 604-244-8824, Cell: 604-788-6458



Watt Power Electric Ltd

• Full reno’s • Service changes • New homes • Lighting upgrades Quality electrical work done right. No job is too small! Call Chris Watt, 778-229-2617 Lic. # 91746

#1113 Al’s Low Cost Electric Comm/Res/Reno’s/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. 522-3435

#1167 LIC. Bonded, WCB. BBB Member since 1975. Lrg & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter. Low rates. 24 Hour. Jim 617-1774. ABACUS Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 yrs exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493.

#1 ELECTRICIAN in the CITY! •Licenced • Bonded •Insured #99205. Call 604-636-1866

Computer Services

Computer REPAIR: PC, Internet, Network, Home/Office maint. Ink & Toner. •Simon •604-999-0815


*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

HOUSE & OFFICE CLEANING Pressure Washing. Exp & Prof. Call Griselda 778-886-4900

J & S CLEANING. Res/Comm. Move in / move out. 15% seniors’ discount. 5 years exp. Reliable & guaranteed work. Free estimates. 778-998-9127 or 778-239-9609

one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

Electrician Lic#95323, Bonded, Affordable Com/Res. No Job too small. 25yrs exp. 604 727-2306 LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934. NEW WEST ELECTRIC Lic 94644 Rewiring & Service & Upgrades Free Est. 604-724-7381 24/7


Floor Covering

* Level Tile & Flooring * Tile - Hardwood - Carpet - Vinyl

40% OFF ALL OVERSTOCK ITEMS FREE grout on all tile work

604.568.TILE (8453)

Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof intall, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263


POCO CITADEL, VIEW! 2 BR gr lev ste, D/W, sh’d W/D, internet, storage, prkg. $875 incls utls. NS/NP. Av July 1. 604-944-1479 PORT COQ. Spac 3 BR, 1.5 baths. D/w, f/p, w/d. Near schools & bus. N/S, N/P. $1295/mo + 2/3 utils, avail July 1. 604-818-7402

RMD / N. WEST, 3 BR, sh’d w/d, storage, sep entry, prkg. NS/NP. $950+utls. July 15. 604-617-1822



Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Soffits All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price

604-439-9417 RAIN CENTRE LTD. (since 1968)

4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs & cleaning. Free Estimates 604 874-8158 Check us out with the BBB

PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning from $98. Repairs & power wash avail. Prompt. 604-524-0667, 782-5085






• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning

604-420-4800 Established 1963


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

604-878-5232 SINCE 1997

ACE HANDYMAN SERVICE Pressure washing, painting, lawncare, rubbish. Joe, 604-657-0346



Wanted To Rent

QUIET NON-SMOKER prefer furn room & board, vegetarian. Must be reas rent. 778-887-4035


Warehouse/ Commercial

BBY Unit 18-7228 Winston St,, approx 1500sf, W/H w/finished office, clean, lrg O/H dr, 3 phase power, July 1, 604 929-9493,

Townhouses - Rent COQ Unit 201-2080 Hartley Ave, 1500 sf, a/c office, reno’d, great layout, 2 washrooms, kitchen, 4 priv offices, large open area, $1300/mo + HST, gated cplex, ample prkg. 604 929-9493

A smart move.


NEW WEST Garage for lease, suitable for repair shops with 3 car bays, low rent. 604 931-1301

TELUS Home Phone.*

Call 310-1144 or visit *Conditions apply. See for details.



• Driveways • Sod • Topsoil • Sand • Gravel • River Rock • Bark Mulch • Fencing & Woodworking • Arbours • Pergolas • Bridges


Lawn & Garden


BATHROOMS & much more. 40 yrs on the North Shore. Working within your budget. 778-387-3626


Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302

1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From


We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

• Retaining Walls • Patios • Walkways • Interlocking Paving Stones

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142


CHRIS SPRUSTON 604-908-1258

T.TRAN-604-723-2468, new lawns, garden/beds, weeding, clean up, pruning, trees. Reliable.


Certified by The National Concrete Masonry Association

Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat/lawn/cedar fence/paving stones, trim trees. 604-377-3107 ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083



★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444


Lawn & Garden

D & J GardenScape ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Lawn Maintenance Power Raking Moss Control Trimming Spring Cleanup Call for our SUMMER SPECIALS 604-589-8527 604-771-4636

Masonry & Stone Pavers - Allen Block Stone - Fireplaces Stucco / Tile Repairs

•Res/Com Lawn Maintenance •Yard Cleanup • Lawn Repairs •Gardening • Building Projects •Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning Bulk landcape material & delivery Free Est 604 779-6978

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 CHAFFER BEETLE. Now is the time for treatment! Landscaping, gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488


Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone.


8180 Moving • Storage • Deliveries Local & Long Distance Movers Residential • Commercial Industrial

Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard

604-951-4000 DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & landscaping. Call 778-885-2984

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless 604-219-6944 We cover the HST


Townhouses Rent


Floor Refinishing

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508


To place your ad call



Suites/Partial Houses


YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

Systems Ltd.




Home Services

BE COOL! Talk to Someone You Trust.


604-875-9072, 604-873-5292

B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Efficient & Reliable

604-708-8850 Local 604 Movers

✔ Reasonable Rates ✔ Large & small Moves ✔ Friendly well trained staff! ✔ Flat Rates Available.


$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020 #1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872 AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885

POPEYE’S MOVING 604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503


ext 213 24 HOURS 1-800-4-MY-HOME • (1-800-469-4663)

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES Moving & Storage


Painting/ Wallpaper


Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS Oil Tank Removal Recommended Insured Reasonable Rates 604-724-3670

Painting/ Wallpaper


CANSTAR PAINTING The Quality You Trust! Interior & Exterior Projects Prof. Crew of Master Painters Prof. Design & Product Consultation Free Est./Written Guarantee


Seniors 15% Disc • 27 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.

604 432-1857


604 773-7811

BESTWAY PAINTING, Int/Ext, Crown Mouldings, $150 off any Job over $1000. 778-881-6737 ELITE PAINTING & pressure washing, free est., res/comm, Lic./Reg’d Rob 778-319-9872

Evergreen Painting Corp.

Exteriors & Pressure washing. Value Priced (604-944-4080)

Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 Save 20% when you book your interior or exterior paint job by July 31/10. Marc 778 867-0179 T&H PAINTING. Int/Ext, Res/ Comm, Free Estimates, Quality Work, Guaranteed 778-316-7709



Int. & Ext. Specialist, 20 yrs exp. * Reas. Rates, High Quality * Fast, clean, with ref’s Licensed, Insured & WCB

Jean-Guy Bottin

Cell 604.626.1975


Power Washing

TOP PAINTING Res & Comm. Reasonable rates • Free Estimate Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377


Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187



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

604 936-2808


Renovations & Home Improvement


Commercial / Residential Licensed & Insured

778-737-7741 20 Years Experience

Residential, Commercial,Apartments EXPERTS OF:

Drywall Repair Repaint Texture Ceilings,Trim, Doors, Frames, Cabinets Walls & Floors, Colour Selection…etc. Special rates for ongoing maintenance painting.

RUDI 604-939-0697 or 778-838-2666

Call Bill



Custom Homes & Renos Project Management Roofing ★ Framing ★ Flooring Quality work ★ Free Est.


Excellent $$$$

Written Guarantee Free Est * Insured * WCB

778-881-6096 ANOVA PAINTING & RENOVATIONS Experienced crews are ready for all of your job needs. Interior & exterior painting. Free estimates. 15% seniors’ discount. Call Wilson at: 778-688-9684


Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS



All Work Guaranteed

MATCO DESIGN Renovations Additions



Better Quality, Better Service

8Plumbing 8Drain Cleaning 8Hot Water Tank Specials 8Seniors Discounts


10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005 ABC Save-On Plumbing & Gas & Reno’s. Best Prices in Town ! Call Randy ★ 778- 554-8244

•Residential Roofing •Siding and Window Installations •Aluminum Awnings and Railings •Rain Gutter Replacements •Drainage Installations and Repairs Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount


Bathrooms, Kitchens, Renovations, Floors & More 15 Years Of Experience 10% Seniors’ Discount Free Estimates 604-617-5253 Save Your Dollars

✓ RenoRite

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE


SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM Quality work by Qualified Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed! Family owned & operated since 1989

(604) 299-8131

YOUNG BROTHERS ROOFING Re-Roofing Specialist! Shingles, Cedar Shakes, or Torch-on, 30,40,50 material warranty. W.C.B.

Call: 778-896-4858

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★refoof ★ repair★ WCB Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266


A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

Alin Maintenance Services •Roof •Chimney •Skylight; Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229 Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516

CITY CTR PLUMBING Lic. 10% disc − all small jobs, faucets, toilets, sinks, etc. 604 562-4269

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567

FIRST CLASS ROOFING, Lifetime Warranty on Roofing materials. Repairs. Free Est. 778-772-5758

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

PRP ROOFING. 15 yrs exp. Reroof, new roofs & repairs. Insured, WCB. Free est 604-764-0399


Moon Const Building Services. Specialize in Concrete, Forming & Framing. Call Patrick 218-3064

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300

NEED A LIC. PLUMBER? Plugged drain specialist. Leaky or broken pipes. Hot water tanks. Free Est. Adam 604-916-1578

*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564

New . Additions . Renovations Licenced, insured and bonded 25+ years exp . 604 936-0404 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


Rubbish Removal

Friendly Same Day Service Anything Goes! Anywhere Anytime! Free Estimates. 7 days a week. Daniel 604-518-3688

604-RUBBISH 782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

1991 MERCEDES 420 SEL. superb cond. Thousands spent on making it 100% mechanically perfect. Body 99%. Interior 100%. An appreciating classic. $9800 obo. David. 604-728-0291 or email

1993 BMW M5, rare 340HP 3.8, only 121km, all books/records. $22,800. 604-987-3876. D24627


Student Disposal Services & Recycling

Trips to the dumps start at


1999 VW Beetle 102,000 km. Automatic transmission, 2.0 L, black, power windows and locks, AC, excellent gas mileage, good tires, reliable $4,500 or obo Call: 604-836-5593

2002 KIA Spectra GSX. New parts. Standard, AC, Power, CD. 149,000KM. Some scratches 604-925-2220. $3000 OBO

2003 TOYOTA ECHO $6300 EXCELLENT CONDITION AUTOMATIC, ONE OWNER 96,800 KM 604-721-6725 1995 CADILLAC DEVILLE, like new, 50k, new battery & tires, pearl, $5995 obo. 604-721-5026

W i t h 1 7 c u b i c y a rd t r u c ks

John 778-288-8009

2004 HYUNDAI Sonata, immac, loaded, luxury version. only 69K, 1 year warr. remaining, dark grey w/tinted rear, black leather int, 4 snows, 1 owner, paid $35,000, now $11,900 obo. 604-926-1206

$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020 A.J.K. Moving Ltd. Special truck for clean-ups. Any size job. Lic# 32839 604-875-9072 873-5292 BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby & N.West only 778-859-8760 BIG & Small Rubbish Removal. Any kind of junk & yard clean-up. Ben 604-218-8562/778-896-9007

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yard bins. Lowest rates! 604-306-8599

2000 FORD TAURUS SE Silver All Options Leather PREMIUM Sound EXCELLENT Condition $3995 Call. 604-551-0040


2008 HONDA Civic, Auto, 4 dr, silver, grey int, all power, a/c, 27K kms, $13,000. 604 518-3166 NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

$50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish & Lawn & Garden Work fast service Patrick 604-808-1652



J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. Residential / Commercial. 604-761-6079 Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925



Ceramic & Stone Installation •Bath •Kitchen •Floors •Decks Int/Ext •Free Est • 604-789-5671


Tree Services

Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745


NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? 604-341-7738



HOUR 2Service From Call

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026



604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H


#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 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

Window Cleaning 2001 GMC S10 ext cab, white, 200k kms, 4.3 L, V6, Excl cond, $3,450. 604 728-8867

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

2005 VW Jetta TDI, 5 spd, silver, 1 owner, 63K, loaded, all records, heated seats, no accidents, tires winter, sr $17,500, 604-921-9788

Scrap Car Removal

• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

UNI ROOFING Co. Ltd. New & Re-Roofs, Asphalt, Shingle, Torch-on, Cedar & Tile. Res & Com. Free Est. 604-726-1928

Sports & Imports



Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing

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


SSK ROOFING & SIDING Re-roofing. Gutters. WCB / BBB 604-787-4622 or 778 240-6513

Call anytime



HIGHMARKPLUMBING.COM Heating, Gas fitting, Drainage. Excavation. 604-945-6060

Serving the Community for 25 years

• Framing • Flooring • Finishing Carpentry • Painting • Drywall • T i l i n g Senior discount



#1 Roofing Company in BC

Quality Work * Ref’s avail



Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

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.


Drainage & Plumbing Inc.


Kraft Painting & Decorating


R & H Contractors Property Services, Construction, Painting, Tile, Janitorial, etc 604 506-5561

Since 1983



Renovations & Home Improvement

• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning




Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing





LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620




NISSAN X-TRAIL BonaVista 2006 AWD, 78,000 kms, silver, A/C, Sunroof, Heated seats, New tires/brakes. No accidents. Ph. 604-715-7060

2002 PONTIAC Montana, 8 pass, 138k kms, all power, siding dr. $4,350. 604 570-0157



WANTED. 12, 14 or 16 foot aluminum boat, with or without motor or trailer. 604-319-5720



1980 20 FT GMC FRONTIER70,000 orig km, int all new, new tire/brakes,exhaust/shocks A Steal @ $5300. 604-825-3845 2006 - 22FT double axel, white Jayco trailor, used for 5 short trips exc. cond. sleeps 5, full load. ac, etc. $15,000 OBO. 604-940-0310

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100% B C Owned and Operated Bottle

Drive at urrey. S h t u Choices Reta o S , il and Recycling Centre, 3248 King George Blvd. Choices R nth. etail and Rec every mo ycling Centre will be hol last Saturday of e h t e v i r d d e l i t n t g o a b All donations will go directly to the Children’s Hospital and the Salvation Army.

Olympic Yogurt Multipacks

Chapman’s Yogurt Plus assorted varieties



product of B.C.

Chilliwack River Honey

assorted varieties



500g • product of B.C.

150g • product of B.C.

assorted varieties


Old Dutch Restaurante Tortilla Chips


Healthy Way Organic Grain Breads assorted varieties

Skeet & Ike’s Granolas original, maple nut or berry

Purple Wheat Sourdough Bread


8” Sour Cherry Pie



Black Diamond Cheese assorted varieties

Snow Pass Coho Salmon Whole Fish, Head Off




200g • product of Canada

Liberté Tzatziki

From the Deli

Roasted Specialty Chickens assorted varieties

2.00 off

Rice Bakery

2/7.00 500ml Rice Multiseed or Rice Flaxseed Hamburger Buns Honey Bunny

.99/100g reg 1.69

package of 4

4.99 500g • product of Canada

2/5.00 1 dry Pint

Hot House Red, Yellow and Orange Bell Peppers B.C. Grown


Bulk Department

Conventional Dried Cranberries sweetened and unsweetened

20% off regular retail price joint care+


10 caps • product of Canada

from 3.69

assorted sizes

Thai Away Curry Sauces yellow, red or green


350ml • product of B.C.

Rizopia Brown Rice Pastas assorted varieties


454g • product of Canada

Amazing Dad’s BBQ Sauces three varieties

Gemini Cherry Tomatoes from Origin O Farm B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

Choices’ Own Dijon Potato Salad

250g • product of Canada

Earth’s Choice Organic Salsas assorted varieties


regular retail price



First of the Seaso n

Quebec Cheeses assorted varieties



6.99 454g

280-360g • product of Canada

5.99 340g • product of Canada

From Our Bakery

Sogel Mussels

assorted varieties

650g • product of Canada

2/7.00 570-600g • product of Canada

5.99lb/ 13.21kg

Hardbite Potato Chips

assorted varieties

Danone Activia Yogurts

B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

Boneless Skinless 1 L • product of Canada Chicken Breast Value Pack

12 and 6 pack, 115g


Meat Department

assorted varieties

Curly Green Kale from Myers Farm

Offers a safe, natural prevention and treatment for a broad spectrum of joint problems. See results in just 10 days!

Sequel Vega Smoothie Infusion

21.99 454g • product of Canada

Give your shake or favourite smoothie an instant boost of whole protein, fibre, essential fatty acids and green foods!

Boiron Calendula Gel

13.99 75g

A must have for every medicine cabinet! Used for minor cuts, scrapes and skin irritations.

Cascades 100% Recycled Bathroom Tissue and Paper Towels


Vij’s Indian Meals assorted varieties

from 6.99

6 pack towels and

12 or 24 pack tissue • product of Canada

300g • product of B.C. Yaletown




2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

1888 W. 57th Ave. 1202 Richards St. Vancouver Vancouver 604.633.2392 604.263.4600

Prices Effective July 1 to July 7, 2010.

Choices in the Park

Rice Bakery South Surrey

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 6855 Station Hill Dr. 604.736.0301 Burnaby 604.522.6441

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna

250.862.4864 Note Area Code

We reserve the right to limit quantities. Not all items may be available at all locations. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Burnaby Now July 3 2010  

Burnaby Now July 3 2010

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