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‘There is a lot that goes on that is hidden’
local social services agency wants the public to know that children and youth are being sexually exploited in Burnaby. “There is a lot that goes on that is hidden,” said Alison Grauer of St. Leonard’s Youth and Family Services, the main group working with Burnaby’s sexually exploited teens in Burnaby. There are an estimated 39 youth (13 to 18 years old) in Burnaby and New Westminster who are sexually exploited, and it’s not always through prostitution. Sexual exploitation of children and youth is defined as any sexual activity done in exchange for things, like money, drugs, ON MY BEAT food, clothing or shelJennifer Moreau ter. It can range from a youth who is giving up sex for alcohol or drugs or to the truly entrenched who are trafficked or pimped. “A lot of young people may not see themselves as being exploited, even if they are given alcohol at a party for sex,” Grauer said, adding the organization has worked with sexually exploited kids as young as 11 and 12. With the advent of the Internet, street prostitution is becoming less visible, Grauer pointed out. “Years ago, there was a stroll of youth working on Kingsway. That’s not really there anymore. I think it’s really underground with Craigslist,” she said. “You’ve got youth definitely underage, posting sex for money and claiming to be older than they are, leaving phone numbers, sometimes shadowy photos – never a face. And it’s really hard to track what’s happening there.” Sometimes the pimps move the girls around a lot, Grauer added. “We had one young person who explained to us that there were these different houses the pimp was keeping her at all over the Lower Mainland,” she said. Online sexual exploitation often happens through Craigslist, MSN, live video chats, Facebook and F**kbook (which is like a sexually explicit version of
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Awareness week: From left, Kelly Teague, who works with sexually exploited youth in Burnaby, and Alison Grauer, director of St. Leonard’s Youth and Family Services Society.
Facebook). Public pressure forced Craigslist to remove its erotic services sections in Canada recently, but the listings just appear elsewhere online. “You can’t sell dogs on Craigslist, but you can sell people,” said Kelly Teague, an outreach worker with St. Leonard’s. She’s the only one solely dedicated to working with sexually exploited youth in Burnaby. “It’s not prostitution. It’s not just standing on the street,” Teague said. “It’s kids having sex for food, for shelter, for clothes, for their basic needs.” Teague said the majority of sexually exploited youth she works with do not have pimps.
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“It’s usually the older guy inviting her to the party, in their early 20s, hanging out with the 14-year-olds,” she said. As for whether the problem in Burnaby is getting better or worse, Teague said it’s hard to quantify. “It’s an issue that’s never going to go away,” she said. Teague wants the public to stop seeing sexually exploited youth as promiscuous. “It’s child abuse,” she said. “They are not just slutting around. These are very vulnerable children. They have a story, they’re kids, and they need their community to watch out and take care of them.” Staff Sgt.-Maj. John Buis has been working with the Burnaby RCMP for nearly 20
years. He first noticed an open sex trade on Kingsway between Royal Oak and Willingdon in 1986, but young girls were a small percentage then. Buis still sees workers on Kingsway, but the numbers are dwindling, either because of police work or the Internet. “I’ve never seen a stroll for underage girls,” he said. “It’s difficult and almost impossible to arrest people for that. Walking along the street is not a crime.” The sexual exploitation of youth and children is not something police often deal with, Buis said, but when they do, officers Youth Page 9
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Giving is built in at Burnaby workplace Alfie Lau
ach Thursday, Ross Yalung has an interesting way of spending his lunch hour. Yalung, a project technologist for B.C. Housing, which administers housing programs throughout the province, goes to Maywood Community School and spends an hour as a Big Brother to nine-year-old Matthew Orduyo. “Last time, we played hockey, and we’re often doing something sporty,” said Yalung. “It’s a great way to give a little something back, and I do get to spend some time with a great kid.” Yalung’s effort is part of an in-school mentoring program at Maywood where volunteers are matched up with kids. And while the kids learn about responsibility and meeting goals, there’s a fair share of fun to be had as well. “It’s always pretty active when I’m with Matthew,” said Yalung. “I think it’s a good time for both of us.” Yalung’s volunteerism is but a small example of the culture of giving at B.C. Housing, which is administered under a program called Community Connections. Four organizations, including Big Brothers, currently benefit from this charitable initiative, which involves four main pillars: employee fundraising, employermatched giving, employer supported volunteerism; and corporate donations. “The goal of the program is to get more people involved,” said Dan Maxwell, B.C. Housing’s vice-president of corporate services and chair of the Community Connections program. “We want to encourage our employees to give not just money to worthy causes, but their time.” For example, under the four pillars of the program, the company will pay up to three days wages for employees who volunteer with organizations supported within the program. Add in B.C. Housing’s corporate donations – the organization provides annual funding for donations, with 75 per cent going to the four selected charities and 25 per cent allocated to employee requests that meet the pillars of the program – and 6
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the company’s support for employee fundraising, and you have a corporate culture where giving back could not be easier. Maxwell takes little credit for leading this successful campaign that began back in 2008. Maxwell said the program started after the company decided to split from its charitable partnership with the United Way. It was Maxwell’s job to deliver a program that emphasized the giving of both time and money. “We talked with our employees and the idea was to have more employee engagement,” said Maxwell. “We kept hearing that our employees wanted to be more involved and this program allows them to do that.” For example, Big Brothers received more than $15,000 towards providing friendship-based mentoring programs for both boys and girls. In addition, 10 B.C. Housing staffers, including Yalung, are currently volunteering one-hour each week in the in-school mentoring program. The other organizations benefitting from Community Connections are: ◆ Covenant House Vancouver, which supports homeless youth through a shelter and transitional housing program. In 2010, B.C. Housing raised $30,000 for Covenant House, which turned into $60,000 when a private donor pledged to match the donations. ◆ The SPCA’s Charlie’s Food Bank, which received more than $18,000 to go toward a program where volunteers check the health of pets living with their owners on the street. They use the opportunity to help link homeless people to the support and services they need. They will also stock the pet food bank, which helps alleviate situations where people living in
Above: B.C. Housing’s Ross Yalung is a Big Brother to Matthew Orduyo. Left: Yalung with vice-president of corporate service, Dan Maxwell, right, of B.C Housing. Larry Wright/ burnaby now
poverty must make choices of who to feed – themselves or the pet they love. ◆ The Food Bank of Greater Vancouver, which received a cash donation of close to $30,000 from B.C. Housing. With the Food Bank able to buy $3 worth of food for every dollar donated, that means almost $90,000 of food could be bought with the B.C. Housing financial donation. In addition, close to 60 per cent of B.C Housing staff participated in food drives and charitable initiatives, which resulted in more than 650 food items - more than 800 pounds of food - being collected. Add in the company participating in the annual Canstruction competition, where cans of food are used to construct works of art – and all cans are donated to charity afterwards – and that’s another 1,350 cans of food donated to the Food Bank. The numbers don’t lie when Maxwell is asked about how successful Community Connections has been. Prior to 2008, the highest total contribu-
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tion from B.C. Housing and its employees was a little more than $67,000. Last year, with all the numbers still coming in, that number has almost doubled, to $114,500. In terms of participation, more than two-thirds of B.C. Housing staff contributed in some way through the Community Connections program during the holiday season. “We’re happy with the numbers,” said Maxwell, “and I’m inspired by the people I work with. … To see how so many of them give their time to so many worthy endeavours, that’s had a huge impact on me.” Yalung is a shining example of that spirit, but he shrugs off the compliments. “Giving money is always good,” said Yalung,” but giving time is something you can’t measure the value of. I think that when you give time, you’re showing someone how valuable you think they are and you’re showing them that human
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interaction.” Yalung values his time with Matthew, the Grade 3 Maywood student who doesn’t have a father figure in his life. “I don’t have a brother so it’s good for me too,” said Yalung. “It’s great to see how much Matthew has changed. When I first started meeting with him, he was a shy kid but now he’s a lot more social. It’s great to see the kids grow right before your eyes.”
Yalung and his colleague’s mentoring efforts resulted in B.C. Housing being honoured in 2010 with the Big Brothers Ralph Jordan Award for its in-school mentoring program. Other notable charitable efforts B.C. Housing staff were involved in last year included the Burnaby Christmas Bureau, which received 94 wrapped toys for the Be an Angel toy drive. The organization also donating to 40 different staffers’ personal favourite charities, which met the
four pillars of the program. Maxwell said program coordinators constantly review whether their efforts are being channelled in the most effective manner. “Every year, the goal is to try and grow our efforts, in terms of money raised, people participating and groups helped,” he said. “When you get everybody coming together, it really is an honour to be involved.” www.twitter.com/AlfieLau
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Parent claims teacher force-fed fruit to child Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
A Burnaby parent has taken a complaint over a local teacher to the B.C. College of Teachers, alleging his child was force fed a piece of fruit in class. “This is coming on the heels of another Stop Bullying Day. My question is, what can a child do when the bully is the teacher?” Julian said. (The NOW has chosen to withhold the teacher’s name, Julian’s last name and the child’s name.) The alleged incident happened last year, when Julian’s then seven-year-old child was in Grade 3. Julian got a call from his child at school, asking his dad to come at lunch. “So I got there, and he was nervous and upset, and I was trying to find out what was going on,” Julian said, adding the students were having fruit that day as part of an effort to introduce new fruits and vegetables. The teacher wanted the child to eat a plum, but he refused and was made to carry the plum around at recess under the watch of the teacher in question. According to Julian, his son returned from recess, with the uneaten plum in hand and wasn’t allowed to take it off of his desk. At lunch time, according to Julian, the teacher picked up the plum, put it in the child’s hand, took his hand and forced his hand up to his mouth. “He’s telling me he was crying, he didn’t want it, he was pulling away, but she kept forcing it in until it actually went into his mouth,” Julian said. “I talked to (the teacher) and said this is not OK, what you did is not OK. ... I told her in the future if there is one of these days again with the fresh fruit program, if he doesn’t want to eat it, you respect his decision. ...We will get him to try new things at home, but he’s not to be forced here in class. “Then two days later, the program happened again with the plum, and she did the same thing,” Julian said. “She did the exact same thing.” Julian said his son was feigning illness to avoid school after the alleged incident. “Every morning (he would say), ‘My stomach hurts, I don’t want to go to school, I think she’ll be mean to me today,’” Julian said. The family moved the child to another school that fall. Julian said his son is not a rambunctious kid.
“He’s quiet. He’s really friendly. He’s a little bit shy. He’s helpful he wants to do good. He doesn’t want to get in any trouble.” Julian said he complained to the teacher, the school’s head teacher and principal, school district staff, the RCMP and the B.C. College of Teachers. In general, the school district cannot comment on complaints due to stipulations in teachers’ contracts, but assistant superintendent Gina Niccoli-Moen explained that administrators usually try to resolve complaints at the school level first. If parents want to take it further, they can contact the district, and the superintendent will work with the school community and launch a full investigation, interviewing the people involved. “We have a range of outcomes dependent on whether or not allegations are founded,” Niccoli-Moen said. The outcomes could include a letter of expectation or discipline to the person in question, a hearing before the board of trustees and, in extreme cases, suspension or firing. “A parent needs to understand (that) we follow the protocol. We share with them what our options are at the end of the day. They may or may not be privy to the information or the outcomes. They need to trust and know that we deal with it and work to ensure the safety of every child. That’s what we talk about with the parent.” The B.C. College of Teachers is the selfregulatory body that handles complaints of teacher misconduct, but the college could not comment on specifics either. “The college is aware of the parent’s concern, and we are in the process of gathering more information on the matter,” said Sally Mercer. When asked if there is an investigation, Mercer replied: “It’s at the initial stage of gathering information.” The teacher in question does not have a discipline record with the college, but Mercer could not say if there had been any prior complaints about her. Julian wants the teacher to say she’s sorry. “I hate that she has gotten away with this,” he said. “She shouldn’t be teaching little kids... I am so upset about this thing. ... I wanted an apology from her to my son, so he knows it’s not his fault.” The NOW e-mailed an interview request to the teacher, and followed up with a call to the school, but did not receive a response by deadline.
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Is Wisconsin an important labour beachhead?
are well aware that governments, parThere’s nothing that a union staffer ticularly ones that share borders, may enjoys more than a good old-fashioned just get ideas if things go smoothly for banner waving, two-four-six-eight chantthe Wisconsin Republicans who have ing political protest. decided to strip public sector workers of So, it’s no wonder that Canadian bargaining rights and roll back unions are sending folks down their benefits. to Wisconsin (see story on page Burnaby NOW In fact, the B.C. Liberals 8) to get in on the action. And tried a similar variation on the they are not alone. Minivans theme when it called the legislature back full of union leaders are down on the into session to repeal a number of provilines tweeting, blogging and beating the sions in the Health Employees’ Union protest drums. collective agreements in 2002. The govBut for those who think this is just ernment faced a court challenge – which for show, think again. Union activists
Forty years of serving Burnaby O
n Saturday, March 5, end reading and marking their Burnaby Family Life celpapers. One common theme ebrated 40 years of serin their work was a discussion vice to the community. We celof the concepts of community ebrated in style with orchids on in social media. Indeed, how the tables, special handkerchiefs people use social media is influwith our logo for each guest, encing our concept of commua band that played nity, but sitting at my after an elegant dindesk today, I realized ner, and people were that’s what our 40-year Sam Schechter all dressed up like history is really about: we were reliving our high school community. prom. Yes, Burnaby Family Life Now, here I am in the afteroffers more than 100 programs math, taking care of a few loose and services, but it’s not about ends, looking at the photos from the number. Yes, our staff colthe night, and I’m wondering lectively speak 40 languages, what it really means … our celbut it’s not about the number. ebration of 40 years. Yes, we started with a $200 We produced a little video grant from city hall and now our for the event that I put together. budget is in the millions, but it’s I wrote the script for the voicenot about the number. And yes, over, and executive director we’ve been helping people for 40 Jeanne Fike and I did the record- years, but it’s still not about the number. ings down the hall. It’s about community. After looking through 40 We’re the village that raises a years of annual reports and old child in an urban society where photos, reading newspaper clipwe just don’t know our neighpings and listening to some of bours that well anymore. We’re the longtime staff recall stories the open arms a newcomer from years ago – after that and needs when they don’t speak the putting together the video and language or know many people. organizing the event, you’d think that I’d have some sense of We’re the friends who will listen when you need somebody to be what this was all about. there for you. Burnaby Family Strangely, it wasn’t until Life is about building and defintoday that it finally made sense ing the 21st-century concept of to me. Aside from working community. here at Burnaby Family Life, I That’s what we’re celebratalso teach university students. ing. As the traditional notions of Right now, my class is studying community are changing, we’re social media articles, and I spent both of my days off this weekBurnaby Page 7
it lost – but never doubt that right-wing politicians still harbour dreams about how they can neuter unions. The fact is, that they hardly need to bother. Unions are spinning their wheels trying to get new members. While publicsector unions have a captive membership, so to speak, the private sector merely needs to rely on a global job market, younger workers who have little union experience and an economy that teeters on growth – but still is rife with challenges – to deter unionization. It’s no wonder that union leaders
were all over the Egyptian revolution. Those kind of battles – the inspiring kind where brave young people fight for their rights – are what built the union movement. It gives labour leaders hope that people will rise up against oppression – perhaps even join a union in a rich Western democracy. Wisconsin may indeed be a pivotal moment in labour rights battles. But, we suspect, it’s a skirmish that offers labour leaders a much-needed injection of solidarity and a very visible stage on which to protest.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Get in step with the real world Dear Editor:
Recent letters and articles that have flooded the pages of the Burnaby NOW regarding the turmoil at the Burnaby Horsemen’s Association pale in comparison to the woes of the larger world, the world outside of the association. Every day, thousands of people world-wide flee to escape dictators and countless others go hungry and have nowhere to sleep at night, yet the infighting at the Burnaby Horsemen’s Association continues to plug the columns of the Burnaby NOW. While the rest of the world struggles to deal with mega issues, the problems at the association need to be brought into context – the stuff in the stalls is too
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deep? Time to get in step with the real world. Happy trails. Darcy Olson, Burnaby
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Encourage a walkable city continued from page 6
cent of the homeowners on a block ask for a sidewalk, under the city’s Local Area Service Program, and then charges those homeowners for half the cost of the sidewalk for the next 15 years. However, if you ask most homeowners with unfinished gravel road shoulders in front of their houses, they would rather have a convenient parking space than pony up their own money for a block of sidewalk. And even if one block gets a sidewalk, the next may not. Now we see why there are so few sidewalks. Even if the city initiates a new sidewalk, they will still charge the homeowners 50 per cent, and that is just not fair. I would gladly pay for sidewalks anywhere in Burnaby, not just on my block; that’s what our taxes are for. Sidewalks are a public good. They make it possible for children to walk to school, parents to take strollers to the park and senior citizens to get to the bus stop. They are just as much a part of our infrastructure as roads, plus they encourage people to exercise, drive less, reduce global warming and participate in our community. Without sidewalks, we cannot walk safely so we don’t walk, and we become dependent on and isolated in our cars. Some of the areas that need sidewalks are actually city property. Confederation Park is used by people of all ages from morning til night every day, yet there are no sidewalks on the east side of Willingdon by the ball field, pool and C1 bus, nor any on Beta through the park
past the soccer field and school, nor any on the west side of Gamma by the school and C2 bus. In fact there are no sidewalks at all leading to Confederation Park Elementary School. If you live, work or your family attends school in Burnaby Heights or Capitol Hill, the city wants to hear your opinions about sidewalks and neighbourhood traffic. Please fill in the questionnaire at www. burnaby.ca/BHCHReview, and include your comments, by April 2; or drop in to the open house at Confederation Seniors’ Centre on Tuesday, March 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. and fill it out there. Our community needs your voice. Lise Kreps, Burnaby
Time change is a waste Dear Editor:
It’s time for my biannual rant about changing the clocks. When will we realize that doing this accomplishes nothing, and in particular that it does not magically produce more daylight hours? We will have the same amount of daylight – more in the summer, less in the winter – regardless of how we label it. Changing the clocks causes inconvenience, mistakes, fatigue and accidents. It upsets the routines of babies, animals and people on medication. There is no benefit to be gained from this archaic practice, as far as I can tell. Let’s pick one of the two systems (daylight saving (my preference) or standard time and stick with it all year round. It’s about time! Cathy Morton, Burnaby
Burnaby: Building community continued from page 6
celebrating that we’re supporting a new definition of community. It’s a community that must be built by people who see the need for a strong social connection between people. It’s built from the grass roots and reaches out to people who need this sense of community, not
just in their home country or in social media and not just with neighbours they scarcely know, but a community that links people together face-toface in learning, friendship, empowerment and support here in our shared home. We’re helping to build this community; we’re helping to define this com-
munity. We’ve been doing this for 40 years, and that’s what we’re celebrating. Sam Schechter is the communications and resource development coordinator for Burnaby Family Life. See them online at www.burnabyfamilylife.org. For photos from the Burnaby Family Life celebration, see page 15 of today’s paper.
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Local union part of Wisconsin protests Page said people feel betrayed, and impromptu protests are popping up all staff reporter over the city. The Burnaby-based B.C. Government According to Page, teachers are walkand Service Employees’ Union is sending ing out of school en masse to join the one of their own to join a mass protest in protests, people are bringing the protesters Wisconsin this Saturday. food, and there are crowds in the Labour campaign organizer streets, including entire families, and Burnaby resident Holly Page firefighters playing bagpipes and is in Madison, Wisconsin today seniors banging pots and pans. (March 12) for a protest opposing “People are just taking whatGov. Scott Walker’s move to limit ever they can to make some collective bargaining rights for noise,” she said. “People are pretpublic sector employees. ty pumped up.” More than 100,000 people are Page is the only BCGEU expected at the Saturday rally, member in Madison, but other and Page was helping with logisCanadian union representatives tics. travelled to Wisconsin. Page has been a labour orga- Holly Page “We just came down to observe Labour organizer nizer for 15 years. because we represent public sec“I’ve never seen anything so tor workers,” Page said. “We grassroots before,” she said, via cellphone need to know what’s going on in other on Thursday, with cheering crowds and parts. This could very well happen in Jesse Jackson on a loudspeaker in the back- Canada.” ground. Page will be back in First reported @ On Wednesday night, Burnaby on Sunday and Republican senators passed BurnabyNow.com hopes to bring experience Walker’s bill, 18 to 1, while and energy from the people the Democrats, who were against it, were of Wisconsin back to Canada. absent in an attempt to thwart quorum. “We cannot be complacent with what’s The Republicans passed the bill by strip- going on here, and this too can happen to ping the parts that required the 14 missing us,” she said. Democrats to be there. – with files from the National Post
Burnaby proclaims Tibet Day Mayor Derek Corrigan proclaimed March 10 Tibet Day at Monday night’s council meeting. The proclamation was made at the beginning of the council meeting, with a Tibetan delegation in attendance. It is the first time the day has been observed in Burnaby though other municipalities have issued proclamations in the
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Youth: Awareness week continued from page 1
work with the youth, possibly the Ministry of Children and Family Development or schools to try and get the victims help. In cases of sexual exploitation, charges related to threats or sexual assault may apply, but it depends on the situation and evidence is difficult to come by, Buis said. “We look at every report to us, where this could happen, and we investigate. As police officers, it’s our obligation, but it’s really difficult to get that evidence,” DID YOU KNOW? he said. ◆ The average age when youth Buis said that very are first exploited is 13 to 15. seldom do people come ◆ Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at a higher risk of sexual forward with complaints exploitation than other youth. of sexual exploitation of ◆ A third to more than half of children and youth in sexually exploited youth are Burnaby, but he recalled aboriginal. coming across a few ◆ Young males are just as likely underage sex trade workto be exploited as young females. ers. ◆ One in four exploited youth “It was very, very difwas sexually abused by a relative ficult. They didn’t want or caregiver. to provide a statement, For more facts about sexual they didn’t want to point exploitation of youth, see www. fingers, and they didn’t burnabynow.com. want to cut off the source of their assistance,” he said. Some youth he’s spoken to had addiction problems, as well. “Many of the people are being exploited because they don’t have the services, they don’t have a home,” he added. March 7 to 13 is Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness week in B.C. In Burnaby’s Central Park, there is a special five-kilometre awareness run starting at Swangard Stadium on Sunday, March 13, at 12:30 p.m. Register at any local recreation centre or go to www.events.runningroom.com. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Kristine at 604320-2220.
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Woman killed in crash Three men also hospitalized after car went over an embankment near SFU
Panju said one young man was able to get out of the car and call 911 but three others, two young men and a woman, were trapped inside. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Panju, his voice shaking. Alfie Lau “It was so disheartening. I wanted to staff reporter do more to get them out of the car, but I A 20-year-old Port Coquitlam woman couldn’t. I thought we could take out the is dead, and three men are in hospital with windshield, but I was worried it might non-life-threatening injuries after their shatter.” car went off an embankment near Simon He said two of the victims in the car Fraser University Tuesday evening. were unconscious and not responding to The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. him, while the third was able to speak. when a small, dark-coloured Mazda car Panju said he waited until the rescue travelling from SFU went off the road and crews arrived with the Jaws of Life and crashed at Gaglardi Way then told RCMP what he First reported @ and University Drive. knew. No other cars were BurnabyNow.com Don MacLachlan, involved in the collision. director of SFU’s public A 20-year-old woman died at the scene. affairs and media relations department, The other three were taken to hospital. told the Burnaby NOW the university does According to Cpl. Brenda Gresiuk of have plans in place when tragic accidents the Burnaby RCMP, preliminary indica- like this do occur. tions are the driver, a 20-year-old West “Generally speaking,” MacLachlan Vancouver resident, was under a driv- writes in an e-mail, “when something like ing prohibition and police are looking at this happens, we try to identify the most charges related to this prohibition. impacted groups, for example, a cohort of “This is a tragic, tragic accident,” said students, a department, or a particular serGresiuk, who added that crash reconstruc- vice such as residence. This may result in tion teams worked on site until past mid- individual counselling or group debriefs. night trying to get as much information as We do these for students/staff and faculty possible. for trauma events such as this, usually a The RCMP are investigating and do not few days after the event. Some people preyet know if speed, weather or alcohol were fer to get support from within their own involved in the crash. caring community.” Hafaz Panju was one of the first people He added that anyone struggling with a on the scene. He told The Vancouver Sun traumatic event is encouraged to approach that he saw a “badly mangled” car in a SFU’s health and counselling department forested area and stopped to see if he for assistance. could help. – with files from The Vancouver Sun
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Burnaby NOW • Saturday, March 12, 2011 • A11
Demolition plans cancelled
One of the City of Burnaby’s rental homes, located at 6320 Deer Lake Dr., will not be demolished as planned, according to a report from the city’s finance and civic development committee. The city has decided to keep the building for rental purposes for now, while remediating the site around it. The cost of the project, which was approved by council at Monday night’s meeting, is $300,000.
The property was acquired by the city in 1995, through the Deer Lake Park land acquisition program. Heating oil tanks on the property were found to be leaking last October. The tanks were removed. The city tenant was provided with a temporary tank at the time. The proposed project would remove the affected soil and restore the site, according to the report. – Janaya Fuller-Evans
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Non-profit groups in Burnaby may soon be able to find new quarters. Burnaby council has approved plans to move forward with granting three community amenity spaces to non-profit groups. The office or program space is in multi-use developments at 4509 Kingsway; 6451, 6475 and 6479 Telford Ave.; and 2085 Rosser Ave. The density bonus at the Kingsway location was expected to generate a
6,100-square-foot space for a community organization on the third storey. The amenity space on Telford Avenue could be 4,400 sq. ft. or 16,000 sq. ft., with either 11 or 22 parking stalls, depending on the whether the supplemental community benefit bonus density policy is used. The space would be in three floors of the development, with approximately 2,500 sq. ft. at street level. This could accommodate one to five non-
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Siblings in the Hollywood spotlight Julie MacLellan staff reporter
When Kaitlin Cheung was little, she used to act out scenes from the Disney movie Mulan, staging small performances for her family. It seemed inevitable that she’d end up in show business some day. As it turned out, “some day” wasn’t that far off. Kaitlin, who’s now 8, is already a veteran actor in the world of film and television. She and her older brother Nathan, 14, are off to Los Angeles this weekend for the 32nd annual Young Artist Awards, where they’re both up for honours for their acting. The awards are Hollywood’s salute to the best work in film and television by child and teen stars. The list of nominees includes such notable names as Elle Fanning and the Academy Award-nominated Hailee Steinfeld. “You see a lot of kids from bigger movies and from L.A.,” notes Nathan and Kaitlin’s mom, Meishan. Kaitlin is nominated for Best Performance in a Short Film for young actresses 10 and under, for her work in the independent film The Perfect Gift for Flora. Nathan is up for Best Performance in a TV Series for guest starring actors aged 11 to 13. That’s for his work in Untold Stories of the ER, which aired on The Learning Channel last year. They’re both pretty low-key about the chance to go to L.A. for the weekend – they’ve been a number of times before – but they’re pleased about being nominated for the awards. For Nathan, it’s an honour that comes after only a couple of acting jobs – he was in a B.C. Hydro commercial (remember the kid who wrapped a sandwich with a non-stop stream of aluminum foil?) and the Untold Stories episode, and that’s the extent of his resumé. He got into acting through Kaitlin, who’s had an agent for a few years . Nathan says the Untold Stories filming was enjoyable – but it was a long day. “I had to wake up at 5 a.m.,” he says, noting he was on set for 10 hours or so to film his half-hour in the spotlight.
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Family affair: Nathan Cheung, 14, and sister Kaitlin, 8, are successful young actors from Burnaby. They’re in Los Angeles this weekend for the 32nd Annual Young Artist Awards, where they’re both up for honours for their acting.
“It was fun,” he says, but adds he has no desire to keep acting. His interest lies more in the behind-thescenes areas. “I like the more computer, technical stuff,” he says. “I’m into computer-generated effects.” He prefers to spend time filming his own short pieces and then adding effects on his computer, he says. Kaitlin, on the other hand, is hooked on acting. “I like that I can be another person, that I can be someone else that I’m not,” she says. “The characters that some people play are really interesting.” She admits that days on set can be long
and kinda boring – “you get really hungry, too,” she warns – but she always has fun. A favourite filming moment was working on a Strawberry Shortcake commercial with two other girls – they made each other laugh a lot – and she also had a good time with her “movie parents” on the set of Flora. When she’s not acting, she spends a lot of time dancing, studying tap, ballet, jazz and musical theatre at Spotlight Dance Centre. She just loves performing – and she’s emphatic that it’s something she wants to keep doing. And, fortunately, it’s something she finds support for at home, since there can be a lot of running around involved in an
actor’s life. Meishan points out that, if your agent calls you with news of an audition, it’s usually happening the next day. Then, if you’re lucky, you’ll get a callback. Then, of course, comes the filming – all of which means you have to be prepared to live on the fly. “You’ve got to drop everything and go with this industry,” Meishan points out. “I’m lucky I don’t have a nine-to-five job, I’m flexible that way.” Want to see Kaitlin on screen? You can catch her in an episode of Fairly Legal this Thursday on Showcase. See www.youngartistawards.org for more information about the awards. www.twitter.com/juliemaclellan
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lee fans and wannabe stars, this one’s for you. New Image College of Fine Arts and Metropolis at Metrotown are teaming up to offer a Glee Club contest. If you want to take part, record a video of yourself
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Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is presenting an evening of modern dance on March 19. Footprints takes to the stage in the Shadbolt’s Studio Theatre at 7:30 p.m. It will include performances by Youth in Motion and Continuum Dance Company, as well as special guests Dsdanse. The performance features choreography by Heather Kirkland, Donna Redlick and Dominique
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The Burnaby Writers’ Society is venturing beyond the boundaries of reality at its next Spoken Ink night. The next reading night will feature speculative fiction and poetry, with featured authors Mary Choo and Sandra Wickham. It’s happening Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. at La Fontana Caffe in the Heights.
Choo’s poetry and fiction has appeared in a variety of magazines, anthologies and online publications in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Some recent credits include the anthologies Tesseracts Thirteen, Escape Clause and Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead, as well as a speculative issue of Room Magazine. Wickham, who lives in Burnaby with her husband and two cats, has also had short stories in Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead, Chronicles of the Order and the sequel to
Evolve that is coming out later this year. Check her out at www. sandrawickham.com. The Spoken Ink night will also include an open mike session; sign-up is at 7 p.m. La Fontana Caffe is at 101-3701 Hastings St. Check out www. BurnabyWritersNews. blogspot.com or e-mail email@example.com. Send Lively City ideas to Julie, jmaclellan@burnaby now.com. Visit her In the Spotlight blog at www. burnabynow.com.
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A ‘living building’ HERE & NOW
FU Community Trust’s new child-care centre on Burnaby Mountain is part of the Vancouver Art Gallery exhibit We:Vancouver – 12 Manifestos for the City. The local child-care centre is the first “living building” in Canada. The living building challenge is a certification process put forth by the International Living Building Institute, a nongovernment organization promoting sustainable design and construction. To meet the living building challenge, the centre has to generate more energy than it uses and recycle or collect more water than it consumes. It also has to be toxicfree, and the majority of building materials has to be sourced within a 500-kilometre radius. The child-care centre is under construction and should be complete by fall. People perusing the art gallery can check out
a multimedia piece on the centre, with a model and a video describing the project. There will also be a cedar hut, custom built by Hornby Island artist Alastair Heseltine, which will be installed at the child-care centre after the exhibits ends on May 1.
If you want to have a say in how the school district spends its money, there’s a chance to do so soon. The event is for people who have ideas on how the district should prioritize its spending. The meeting is Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at the Schou Education Centre, at 4041 Canada Way. If you plan on making a submission, register by calling 604-664-8389 before March 28 at 1 p.m.
After we ran the story on John Mills, a local man who went from being illiterate to publishing his own book, we received a note from another reader, who also struggled with reading and writing. Burnaby resident Margaret Hoffman, 92, came to Canada from Norway in her early teens and didn’t speak a word of English.
She taught herself to read and write and use a typewriter. Her book, Broken Branches: An Immigrant Girl’s Search for a Better Life in Canada, was recently published by Falcon Press, a small company in Vancouver and Calgary. Copies will soon be available at Chapters and through Falcon Press by calling 604-438-7129.
Canada’s largest railroadiana show is on March 20 at the Cameron rec centre, and I’ve got four tickets to give away. Anyone who’s fascinated by trains or is into collecting train memorabilia should be able to find something interesting at this show. The first four people to e-mail me at jmoreau@ burnabynow.com with Western Rails in the subject line get the tickets. Make sure you include your full mailing address. Each ticket will get a family in – up to two adults and three youth. The rec centre is at 9523 Cameron St., and the show is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The West Coast Railway Association is organizing the show. For more, see www.wcra.org. Send Here & Now ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Burnaby Family Life celebrates its 40th anniversary
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urnaby Family Life celebrated its 40th anniversary in high style on Saturday, March 5. Close to 200 people were at the Executive Inn for dinner and dancing to the music of local band Kick Back. The organization offers more than Brenda Smith (left) and Matt Ballesty of Dick Kouwenhoven of Hemlock Katalin Camara and her daughter Rose Vancity chair Patrice Pratt with 100 programs and Grand Villa Casino are joined by Darlene Printers smiles with his wife, on the dance floor. long-time friend Leslie Roosa. Clara. services in the city. Gering of the Board of Trade.
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Do you have a passion for the written word? The Burnaby Writers’ Society has announced its 2011 writing competition – and this year’s theme is Fire. The contest is open to all B.C. residents, with prizes of $200, $100 and $50 available. Work can be in any form or genre, prose or poetry, provided it is only one page in length. It’s $5 per entry, or $10 for three entries, and the deadline is May 31. Results will be announced in the fall, and the winners will be invited to take part in a public reading. Check out the complete entry guidelines at www.bws. bc.ca, under Latest News.
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Giro planning underway Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
The wheels are in motion for the Heights’ signature Italian bike race, Giro di Burnaby. “Things are going full speed ahead,” says Rainy Kent, Burnaby’s event director. The race is planned along the same route as the last one, held in 2008. But it will begin earlier in the day, at 6 p.m., on July 14. This means that Hastings Street, from Rosser Avenue to McDonald Avenue, and parts of other streets on the race circuit will be shut down at 4 p.m., so volunteers can prepare the course, Kent says. But there will be signs up during the week leading up to the race, she adds, and volunteers will be on hand at Hats Off Day to inform the community about the route and closures. Embassy Development Corporation, Appia Developments Ltd. and Palladio Jewelers Canada returned as title sponsors, Kent says. Palladio will be creating the gold medallions for the first-place female and male riders in the race, Kent says, as it has done previously. The two Ferraris that
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were part of previous Giro races, a lead and end car, will also be back, she adds. And Bosa Foods is on board to provide lunches for the volunteers, the 200 Giro Heroes. Giro Heroes are mostly made up of members of Burnaby’s running community, according to Kent, but anyone is welcome to apply. “It’s a good fit,” she says of the cyclists and runners. Anyone who wants to volunteer is welcome to apply and can do so on the Giro di Burnaby website. Safeway will host the athletes’ village in its parking lot, Kent says. And the medical team is being put together, with ambulances, firefighters,
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or the past two decades, the story on the Jetta has been the same thing: good car, too expensive. Jetta owners loved their German-engineered compact sedans dearly, but in comparison to less-expensive Honda Civics and Toyota Corollas, it was difficult to compete directly on price alone. As a result, the Jetta settled into something of a niche role, with a loyal fanbase and a host of admirers, while the
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26 Clan into POs on roll 27 BWC off to provincials 28 Skip 2nd at curling Juvs SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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Simon Fraser University christened its new softball park with a pair of wins in its doubleheader debut in NCAA Division II women’s softball Sunday. SFU earned its first-ever victory at Beedie Field with a 5-3 victory over Western Oregon. The win was also the Clan’s firstever Great Northwest conference victory. The Clan also won the second game of the doubleheader with a come-from-behind 3-2 win. “It was great that Keith Beedie was here and able to see this game,” said SFU head coach Mike Rennie in a prepared release. “We are a young team this season and are going to make mistakes, and there were some nerves with this being the first game in our new home. But I was pleased with how well we responded.” In the opener, SFU came back from a 3-0 deficit with two runs in the fifth inning from Leah Riske and Burnaby Mountain grad Brittany Mayers, who also knocked in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly to right in the bottom of the sixth. Cara Lukawesky went seven innings for the win, striking out seven batters, while giving up a pair of home runs to Western Oregon. In the nightcap, SFU freshman Kelsie Hawkins earned her first career victory, pitching all seven innings with nine strikeouts. SFU again had to rally from a 2-0 deficit. Lauren Mew and Carly LePoutre were both batted home in a score-tying bottom of the third. The score remained tied until the sixth inning, when Mayers scored the winning run from third base, stealing home from third base on a passed ball. On Monday, the Clan ended their opening weekend of play at the new Beedie Field on campus with a pair of disappointing losses. SFU lost 3-2 and 6-3 in the final doubleheader against Western Oregon University. “(Western Oregon) did to us today what we did yesterday, and the difference was they made adjustments and we didn’t respond in
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First victory: SFU pitcher Cara Lukawesky earned the Clan’s firstever win at the new Beedie Field on Sunday. kind,” added Renney. Kelsey Haberl of Burnaby doubled in a pair of runs to give the home team a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning in the opener. In the second game, Haberl again provided much of the scoring, clubbing a two-run dinger in the fourth to give SFU a 2-0 lead. The junior first base then brought
home Rosie Murphy with her third RBI of the game with a bases-loaded single up the middle in the fifth. Western Oregon came back with a six-run sixth inning to even the four-game series. The Clan women are in Lacey, Washington this weekend for a pair of doubleheaders against St. Martin’s University, beginning on Saturday.
If the Burnaby South Rebels are to win a third B.C. AAA high school boys’ basketball title, they’ll have to do it as a team. South earned the No. 1 pre-season ranking and has held onto the top billing for almost the entire season, except for a brief hiccup following a third-place finish at the Legal Beagle tournament at Terry Fox school in January. The Rebels were back on top in the poll after avenging an earlier loss to Kelowna at the Western Canada tourney in early February. But despite a 33-3 record, South will not be entering the 66th annual B.C. boys’ championships as the No. 1 seed. South stumbled through Lower Mainland qualifying last week, coming back in the fourth quarter to get by Vancouver city champion Sir Charles Tupper in the semifinals. They then were overwhelmed in the opening quarter of the Mainland final to eventual winner R.C. Palmer. Both games showed the fundamental weaknesses of the star-studded Burnaby high school hoop team. “That’s the game,” said South head coach Greg Matic, after last Saturday’s 90-78 loss to Palmer in the Mainland championship final. “If we leave them open, they’ll make those shots.” And that’s where a little high school basketball history might help. Burnaby South has won
a Lower Mainland boys’ title on six separate occasions but managed to parlay that into just two provincial championships – the first in 1953 and the last one in 1979. Provincial all-star forward Don Steen remembers the ‘53 Rebels well. “It was an exciting year, one of the most exciting moments in sport for me, was that tournament,” said the B.C. Sports Hall of Famer. “No question, we played as a unit. The following year, 1954, I believe we had a better team, but everyone was trying to make the all-star team, and it didn’t work.” The early Rebel team was led by point guard Bob Ramsay, who drained the game-winning bucket on the final shot of the game to down defending threepeat champion Duke of Connaught in one of the most memorable finishes in local high school history. But the group was more than one player, said Steen. Ramsay had a hoop in his back yard, and his father set up outdoor lights so the team could practise any time they liked. “We were shooting hoops there all the time,” Steen said. The ‘79 Rebels, under no-nonsense coach Mike Jones, were also a wellgroomed group. “We had guys who just understood the game well,” said Jones, who switched the boys to a halfcourt defence to cut down on fouls halfway through the season. “Once we got to South Page 28
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Simon Fraser University finished up the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League season in second place. The Clan club team ended the season on a positive note, edging thirdplace Okanagan College 3-2 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre last Saturday. SFU finished just one point behind regular season champion Thompson Rivers University. First star Kyle Boyko scored the game-winnng goal on a power play with less than two minutes remaining in the game. Captain Paul Moscone assisted on both of SFU’s two counters in the final frame, including Anthony Ferrari’s go-ahead tally early in the period. James Isaccs opened the scoring for the home team
Pair ink pro deals Two Simon Fraser University products have signed with professional soccer teams. Clan freshman Derrick Bassi inked a two-year deal with the fledgling Major League Soccer Vancouver Whitecaps. Bassi, a Canadian junior national team member, will begin the season on the Whitecaps’ reserve team. Last season, he was named a second team NCAA Division II all-conference selection in SFU’s debut in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. SFU alumnus Luca Bellisomo was recently released by the MLS Whitecaps but was picked up by Finnish Premier League IFK Mariehamn for a one-year tryout.
in the first period. the Copeland centre, begin“The third period, we ning Wednesday, March really came out and played 23. well,” said SFU head coach “(Okanagan) is a good Mark Coletta in a club press skating team. (They) move release. the puck well. Keep in “I was mind they happy about were missing “Everything the way the some of their going into the game ended. best players, Everything playoffs is posi- and probably going into the one of the bettive, especially playoffs is poster defencemen itive, especially with the four wins (Dave Mann) with the four in the league. against the top wins against We’ve got a teams.” the top teams lot of respect in the league.” for that team,” MARK COLETTA In fact, the Coletta added. SFU head hockey coach Clan has won The playits last five downs will be games in a row, including held on the Wednesday, back-to-back wins of 7-3 Thursday and Friday at and 6-3 against Thompson 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. The Rivers in February. third-place final will be SFU finished the season played on the Saturday at on an 8-1-1 roll, the tops in 7 p.m. the league. The B.C. championship The Clan will again final will be held Sunday, meet Okanagan in the first March 27 at the Copeland round of playoffs hosted at centre at 6:30 p.m.
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Winter Club teams B.C. bound The Burnaby Winter Club Bruins will be well represented at the upcoming B.C. Hockey provincials. The winter club’s peewee A1 Bruins kept their unbeaten record intact, dominating the final four playdowns, shutting out Langley, Abbotsford and the North Shore Winter Club by a combined 12-0 scoreline. The Tier 1 Bruins have not lost a single game to a B.C. team this season. The peewee A2 Bruins won the Tier 2
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The common question I hear my clients ask is, "What do I want to be when I grow up?'. Yes, this comes from adults – people who are already grown up - and yes they are half joking, but there is an Gregg Taylor incredible truth to it, as many (if not most) people do not really know what they want to do in their career. However, the question I would really like people to ask themselves when they are in a life/career transition is: "Who do I want to be?" I believe it's more important to discover, accept, and honour 'who' we are before we try to figure out 'what' we are supposed to do. After all, we are human beings, not human doings, yet many people forget or do not understand how important it is in life to really know who they are. To quote the Taoist Philosopher, Lao Tsu: "He who knows others is learned, he who knows himself is wise." In order to learn more about ourselves, we must invest time and energy into assessing our values, temperament, talents, interests, dreams, fears and beliefs. Who we are is more than these parts but it does provide a foundation to help determine what we are meant to do in our career. Once we have done a thorough self examination, we can then weigh this information against different lifestyle choices and occupations to see which would be the best match for us. Keep in mind however that values, passions, beliefs and interests are apt to change over a person’s life time so it's only understandable that we may also change the way we want to live or the work we want to do at different times or terms of our life. Don't get too attached to having it look like one career for life. Who do I want to be? Who am I now? These are the questions you ought to be asking yourself if you are in a career conundrum. The characteristics of your true self, as they are today, are what you need to examine first; the rest is just details. For help making a career change, call Transitions Career & Business Consultants, coordinators of The Transitions Program, a free 3 week career exploration program available to all unemployed people at 604-434-1177 or 604-681-2774.
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St. John Ambulance, a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to improving the safety of BC’s Communities through First Aid Training, Products and Community Service, is currently seeking a Branch Manager to manage the overall operations of its New Westminster Branch Office. Responsibilities include sales and marketing of first aid training and products, budget development and financial analysis, volunteer and instructor recruitment, supervision of staff and supporting community service programs and the Branch Executive Committee. The successful candidate will have management experience and hold a certificate or degree in management, experience working in complex environments, excellent networking and communication skills, and strong presentation and interpersonal skills. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence to Regional Operations Director by mail to 6111 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 3B2 or by fax to 604-321-5316 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date: March 21, 2011 We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
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If you don’t know the difference between these hammers, but you like helping people… then we want to talk to you. You may not know everything when it comes to home improvement, but after our training and hands-on coaching you will. The Home Depot, one of Canada’s top 100 employers, is hiring for spring. You bring the desire to put customers first and we’ll offer competitive rewards including company paid health & dental plans, 70+ benefits, tuition reimbursement & much more.
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If you don’t know if this plant lives in sun or shade, but you like helping people…then we want to talk to you. You sound like a customer-focused person, and that makes you Home Depot material. You bring the passion to learn and help people, and we’ll offer competitive benefits including tuition reimbursement, health & dental plans and 70+ benefits. The Home Depot, one of Canada’s top 100 employers, has many positions available, including:
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MOVING? 2011 Job Fair
Job Posting for Guest Services Professionals Westwood Plateau Golf & Entertainment offers outstanding value, a unique golf experience and the highest level of personalized customer service in the tradition of North America’s ﬁnest private clubs and resorts. Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club has been recognized by Golf Digest Magazine as providing “The Fifth Best Customer Service in North America, Hawaii & the Caribbean.” In addition, Westwood Plateau was recently recognized as the “11th Best Company to Work for in BC” by BC Business Magazine in their annual list of the province’s top employers. To provide our guests with “Above & Beyond” service requires a dedicated team of Guest Services Professionals. We are currently assembling our team for the 2011 golf season that begins in April. We strive each year to improve our performance and we are seeking staff members that have an instinctive understanding of Westwood Plateau’s traditions of hospitality and service. Our team will consist of those who love to interact with people and contribute towards creating memorable guest experiences. Your outgoing manner and outstanding communication skills will be an essential asset. Your ability to anticipate the needs of our guests and to ﬁnd unique and creative ways to continually strive for improvement will make you a successful candidate. Positions available include but are not limited to the following. Food and Beverage Operations Banquet Servers & Supervisors, Banquet Bartenders, Restaurant Servers & Supervisors, Cooks, Dishwashers Golf Operations Guest Services, Bag Drop, Retail Sales, Reservations, Golf Course Maintenance Staff We offer competitive wages, excellent job perks and an amazing work environment that provides a great deal of job satisfaction. Attend our Job Fair and receive a ﬁrst interview on the following dates. Please bring your resume and cover letter at this time only. Sunday, March 20, 2011 Monday, March 21, 2011 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness rise high Sunday to Tuesday, giving you the ability to cope with some major obstacles or problems that have existed for two or three years. Your luck, karma and self-image hit the lowest spot in two decades over the last year and a half. Now you’re beginning the long climb upward, back to the sunshine. Things turn Monday about noon – relationships, ﬁnances, security and intimacy take on a comfortable, healthy glow! Your money and career luck climb midweek. But you hit a familiar relationship drag Friday/Saturday: being light, friendly cures it. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Lie low, rest and contemplate Sunday to Tuesday noon. Don’t tempt fate. Tuesday afternoon might start with a rush, a sudden friendship, a brilliant idea, or merely a wee uplift – in whatever way, a small signal comes that the next eight years are going to be different – you are stepping into a zone of increased awareness and intellectual acuity, of increased and smoother love, more travel, more learning; and if single, you will very likely marry. Life is fresh, mysteries ﬂee (well, soon)! Expect attention all midweek. Chase money but beware spending, Friday/Saturday. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Be wary of investments, large ﬁnancial undertakings, intimacy and any “private co-operation” Sunday – and all week. These are ethically OK Monday, but they still won’t yield practical proﬁt. Work is reliable, though: you’re paid honestly, fairly. Relationships face some bumps, but you remain buoyant, and end happily. Retire for some rest and contemplation Tuesday noon to Thursday noon. Contacts with institutions, government or “head ofﬁce” go well. Reconnect with spiritual realms. Your energy and charisma leap upward Thursday eve onward, but co-operation’s essential.
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: This isn’t the easiest week. There aren’t any disasters (unless you’re impetuous Sunday or late week, Saturday).You’re just rowing against the wind in career, communications, media, travel, work and health zones. Plod onward, and get plenty of rest. Watch what you say or write Sunday and Friday/Saturday. Home’s no picnic Sunday and early Monday, but Monday p.m. into Tuesday noon brings a gratifying sense of emotional security and friendship. Contemplate romance midweek. Tackle chores (safely) Thursday onward. A brand new world of hope and friendship lies ahead! Taurus April 20-May 20: One more week of happiness, optimism, ﬂirting, new plans, life’s vigour, friendships and entertainment! It won’t be a totally smooth time, though. Sunday contains some communications foul-ups (beware gossip, secret acts, especially regarding a partner) after which you feel gloom Monday morning. But all’s smooth after this, especially in shopping and earning, Tuesday/ Wednesday. Romance, gambling urges and creative surges arrive Thursday noon to Saturday noon -- but you might have to choose between “two attractions” or two actions. A chore you didn’t do nags at you. Gemini May 21-June 20: Plug away at career, ambition, prestige or authority-related chores. (If something in this arena began in 2010 or last January, it’s still a winner.) Be careful with money – make a major purchase, seek a pay raise or deal with important clients after midday Monday, not before (nor Sunday). Short trips, communications, paperwork, casual friendships and errands go well midweek. But someone’s evasive or deceptive around noon Thursday. All week, your hopes might struggle against a financial, romantic, age or health barrier. Try this: conform to the barrier; make it an aid.
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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Your last week of work, drudgery and health concerns. Next week brings a month of fresh opportunities and excitement! For now, tackle chores so you’ll be free to chase those opportunities – some of which could involve love. Ambition, career and prestige relationships draw you Sunday to Tuesday noon. Co-operation will be lacking until Monday noon, so plan your most important moves for that p.m. Hopes, optimism, friendship and light ﬂirtation play around you Tuesday to Thursday – one of the most exciting relationship periods of your life is starting! Retreat, rest Friday. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: You’re in a romantic, creative, beauty-aware time, and Sunday to Tuesday bring a mellow, understanding mood. Good – you’ll need all the understanding you can muster Sunday through noon Monday, when various obstacles try your patience, especially in the work arena. By noon this trend switches 180 degrees to success, and romance has a better than even chance, right into pre-dawn Tuesday. Your ambitions get a splendid opportunity Tuesday eve to early Thursday (unless you worry about security) – take the chance, early (Tuesday best). Optimism, happiness, popularity late week! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The accent remains on home, children, security, real estate, nature, stomach, soul and nurturing, for one more week. It isn’t the easiest week – romance and pleasure can’t seem to escape the realities of money and earnings. They’re intertwined, through late 2012. On the plus side, the same period (18 months) blesses you in emotional, serene, moral ways – you’ll feel good, right. (And you’ll be oddly protected from any disasters.) But don’t seek intimacy, sex nor investments Sunday. Gentle love, understanding and travel ideas enter mid-week. Be ambitious Thursday eve, Friday.
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Mar. 13 - Mar. 19 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Communications, paperwork, details, errands, casual friends, short trips and curiosity ﬁll this week and next. In the slowest, most gradual way, like water on blotting paper, this area of your life will grow for the next 15 years. At the same time (perhaps illogically) your worries about money and income will fade. You enter eight years of “home excitement” this week. This can have a negative effect, bringing more stress to the home (so relax, exercise, guard digestion) and a positive one: money made from property, food/shelter areas. A big new life! Midweek joy, romance. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Continue to chase money, but cautiously. This entire week, romance, gambling, sex, investments, lifestyle changes, secrets and “detective work” need to be handled carefully – or better yet, left alone, especially Sunday and Thursday onward.Tackle chores Sunday to Tuesday noon – follow safety rules Sunday/Monday. You glow with a certain sweet light all March, which can attract romantic attention. Tuesday afternoon to Thursday noon could provide some relationship excitement! Be diplomatic but eager these days. Secrets, “darker urges” arise Thursday/Friday – be honest, clean, safe. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness continue to put you on top. But this week has a couple of barriers which irk you a bit. They involve a partner, and/or your home situation, and/or money. (In all cases, money.) Ah, well, everything that has a compromise, has a solution. Sunday to Tuesday heightens your romantic, pleasure and beauty sensors. A creative surge arrives! (It’s better, easier, Monday p.m. onward.) Tackle chores midweek – you’ll do them swiftly, successfully. Good health news! Relationships present challenges Thursday to Saturday: be diplomatic, loving. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 416-686-5014
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Notice of Disposition TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer Lot 12, Blk 27, DL 53, Gp 1, NWD, Plan 3037 to LPH Developments Ltd. for the sum of $844,870.00 ($97.00/sq.ft).
Notice of Disposition TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer a portion of closed lane dedicated by Plan 26877, comprising of 420.7m2 shown outlined on Reference Plan BCP___ and Lot 25, Plan 1925 ALL of DL 153, Gp 1, NWD, to Intracorp Metroplace Project (Nominee) Ltd., in exchange for road dedication shown outlined on Subdivison Plan BCP ___ and the sum of $1,717,313.40 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The estate of Lillian Winnifred Perks otherwise known as Winnifred Lillian Perks, Winnifred Perks, Lillian Perks and Winnifred L. Perks, (Deceased), formerly of 122 - 4279 Norland Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3Z6 Creditors and others having claims against the Estate are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the VANCOUVER CITY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION, Attention: Hamlata Dayal at 183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5R8 on or before April 14, 2011, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union, Executor, Peterson Stark Scott, Solicitors
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KELOWNA - Upscale Adult Resort 4 Jacuzzi Stes., 6 ½ baths. Salt pool, media room & sauna. Lake, mtn & city views. Private 2 bdrm. res. Fabulous semi-retired lifestyle. Turnkey. $1,549,000. 1-877-762-7831 ClassAct@shaw.ca
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Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack Like New, 3 yr old 816sf 1br+den condo nr mall $184,900 997-0603 id5329 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $98,500 597-8361 id4714 Langley nr seniors centre 1240sf 2br 2ba condo 55+ bldg $239,900 534-3435 id5297 Langley Resort Living updated 1400sf 2br, 2ba gated tnhse $459K 882-3760 id5324 New Westminster Price Reduced, 555sf 1br condo, view, $164,900 525-8577 id5081 Sry Sullivan Mews fground lvl 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse, 55+complex $220K 834-6935 id5136 Sry Bear Creek Park beauty 1440sf rancher, gated 45+ $275,900 306-931-3939 id5234 Sry Royal Hts river & Mtn view 3900sf 8br 6ba on 5500sf lot $759,900 537-5952 id5290 Sry Clayton 2yr old beauty 3000sf 6br 3.5ba w/2br bsmt suite $610K 612-9594 id5312 Sry Open House Sat/Sun 2-4 12173-59 ave, immaculate owner built 3139sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite $689K 590-0981 id5335 Sry Guildford resort like living 610sf 1br+den condo, 2 pools $189,900 790-0590 id5336 Vanc Mt Pleasant reno’d w/addition, potential for lg family, $1,079,000 732-0568 id5326
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Bby N. Nice lrg 1 BR, quiet. $850 incl heat & h/w, hydro, prkg. By bus. Apr 1. NS/NP. 604-205-9409
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
401 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
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CLOVERDALE, 2 storey, 7890sf lot, 5 bdrm, 3.5 baths, 3 car gar, beaut yard, RV prkg, Great street appeal. $699,000 604-576-3911 SURREY, 6 BR Duplex, 3 BR ste up, 3 BR ste down, sep entry, 9 appls, on bus route, Near schls. $400,000. Call 778-896-0242
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SQUAMISH - Older well built 3 bdrm 1 bath, unfinished bsmt, metal roof, 100ft x 132ft rs2 lot, $495,000 neg. 1-604-892-3482
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ARIZONA BIG beautiful lots $99/mo, $0 down - 0 Interest. Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 hour from Tuscon Int’l Airport. Guaranteed Financing! NO CREDIT CHECK! 1-800-631-8164 code 4040 or www.SunsitesLandRush.com
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789
Damaged Home! Older Home! Difficulty Selling! Call us first! No Fees! No Risks! 604-626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com
MISSION - LAKE FRONT starting from $78,800. 60 mins from Vancouver. Park Georgia Rlty Lisa Hughes • 604-931-7227
GROSVENOR HOUSE 1 BR Apt, incls ht & h/w. By Moody Park. 720 - 7th Ave, New West. N/P, N/S. 604-517-1077 NEW WEST 310 - 8 St. Close to skytrain & bus. Lrg 1BR, w/lrg patio. $795 incls heat & storage locker. Cat OK with pet dep. Refs req’d. Call Res Mgr 604-395-5303 NEW WEST 508 - 8 St. Close to Westminster Mall & transit. BACH ste w/balcony, $655 incls heat & storage locker. Lrg 1 BR with balcony $795. Cat ok w/pet dep. Refs req. Res Mgr 604-521-1862 NEW WEST Cozy Studio, nr all amens, n/s, n/p, $570. Avail Now. 604-783-6003 NEW WEST. RENO’ed Bach/1 BR/2 BR. New Kitchen/Bathroom, Carpet, Appliances. From $650/$795/$1050. 604-724-8353
1178 Heffley Crescent
As new 1 & den, west facing condo, 5 appls, exercise fac. Lease & exc ref a must. $1050.
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
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NEW WESTMINSTER, One Bedroom, $730/mo Includes heat, h/w, cable & parking. New carpets. Near Skytrain. Great view! Avail Now! Cats okay! Deposit required.
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
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220 - 7th St, New West 1 BR apts from $720/mo. 2 BR, $850/mo. Includes heat & hot water, Big balconies. By shops, banks, Skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604-519-1382 Managed by Colliers International
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
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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St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Available Apr 1. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
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.
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MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
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COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755
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COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 BR, $750. Mar 15. Incl h/w, Bldg W/D. Nr transit. 778-865-6696
COQ, 325 Casey. X-Lrg 1 BR, w/cbl, avail now. Pets & Child ok. Frm: $775. Quiet. 604-339-2316
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
1 & 2 Bdrms from $825
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COQ. 3 BR $1,000, 2 BR $900, Now/Apr 1, heat, parking. 778-990-7079 or 604-521-8249
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
CALL Bach.,FOR 1 &A VIEWING 2 Bdrm. TODAY! Suites $ Bdrm From $870 1 1Bedrooms from 870 Heat/Water included, Water & heat included. parking avail. Close to skytrain, No smoking, no pets. shopping just a walk away. CloseSmall to Royal pet Columbian okay. bus/skytrain. “O”Hospital, Security Deposit. Call for details.
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
1021 HOWAY ST.
NEW WESTMINSTER WESTMINSTER NEW
329 SHERBROOKE SHERBROOKE ST. 329 ST.
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SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. $907/mo. 604-524-4720
REAL ESTATE BUSINESSES FOR SALE
BBY S. 1BR. $715 - $745, ug prkg, hw, WiFi, Metrotown, storage cat ok no dogs 604-818-1129
Burnaby: 4331 Hastings Street, Burnaby V4N 1L6 604-293-1335 New West: 436 - 12th Street, New Westminster V3M 4H8 604-517-5474
1 BDRM condo in N Delta, Large, Clean, Central, $725 incl heat/cbl/ parking n/s n/p 778-883-5342 or 604-910-6440 **avail April 1***
SRY, GUILDFORD. 2 BR, 1 bath, 850sf g/l T/H, f/p, patio. $175,900. Near schools, amens. By Owner 604-277-2512 or 604-657-3810
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SURREY/CITY CENTRE Pacifica Beautiful1 bdrm condo, laminate floors, large patio, all appliances, sec.prkg & storage, short walk to sky train, shops & bus W&D Avail.Now $850 N/S Small Pet ok SURREY- 97th & 128 St. TOP FLOOR Spacious 3 bdrm top floor, 1.5 baths, 1250 sq.ft., wood f/p, hd/wd fls, alley access to a lrg fncd yrd, short walk to shops/ schools/bus, Available Now $1025 Sutton Group Email: homesforlease@ shaw.ca for a full list of rentals available or call Cindy at 604-807-1105.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
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 ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West
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.
65 FIRST STREET
2 BR, 3 appliances, N/S, pet possible. Mar 1, $1100. Lease and excellent refs a must.
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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 www.sunsetparkapt.com
Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.
No pets. Available now.
Houses - Rent
Post 83 Co-op
COQ, Lough Mall. 3 BR, upper flr. Veggie garden, big yard. Ns/np. 1.5 baths, big sundeck, 6 appl. $1,450/mo + 2⁄3 util. 604-939-6077 COQ New Horizon, 3BR, 1900sf, 2 lvls, new appls, nr schls, ns/np, Av now. $1800/mo. 604 760-6372 POCO, Lincoln Prk 3 BR, 2 bath, split lev hse, w/in-law-ste, appls, $1850, all newly reno’d & hrdwd flrs, carport, yard. 778-288-8168 POCO RANCHER 3 BR, 1 bath, all appls, garage. Av Apr 1. $1300 + utls. No pet. 778-889-9167 SPACIOUS 3 bedroom upper floor, with separate entry, carport and storage. Great fenced backyard with BBQ area.In suite laundry, fireplace in the living room, 2 bathrooms.Daycare,elementary and high school near by, close to shopping area, coffee shops and banks. Contact Michael at 778-995-5260 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm HOUSE w/1 suite 2 f/p, Long term finance, lrg fenced yard...$1,288/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca *RENT TO OWN*
Abbotsford- House at 3262 Clearbrook Road, 3 bedrooms with 2 bedroom legal suite. Only $1,598/m. Low Down. Flexible Terms. (604) 626-9647 or (604) 657-9422 www.wesellhomesbc.com
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Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
POCO, Own BR, $425 incls utils, W/D, share home. NS/NP. Avail Now. Nr Coq Ctr. 604-475-0262
PT MDY. Glenayre/Clark. Share 3 BR condo, balc, indoor pool, gym, w/d avail. $450/mo incl hydro, cable, internet. Ns/np. Available now. Near bus, schools & parks. Call Don, 604-613-3702
1 BDRM bsmt $600 incl basic cable/heat. No lndry, no smoking and no pets. Avail Apr 1. pls call 778-388-7936 or 604-517-0340. ref required 2 BEDROOM basement suite for rent, Self Contain, $850 including hydro and heat. Pls. call 604-435-3317. Available now
COQ WW Plateau, Lrg Furnished BR with own f/bathrm, mini fridge, TV, 3 meals, transport to school, $1000/mo. NS/NP. 604-970-2888 HOST FAMILY wanted. Please call us at 604-688-1928 or email: email@example.com
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ANMORE, Rancher, 2 BR & Den, 1900sf, lev acreage, 5 appls, 2 bath, f/p, garg, patio. Mins PoMo/ Coq Ctr, Buntzen, 778-688-6622
BBY N, 4 BR , great hse, gd loc, lrg corner lot, nr schools/transit/ SFU, h/w heating, N/S. $2200. Avail now, Denis 604-838-4661
BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, kitchen & living rm, wd, $650 + %utils. Avail Now. 604-779-7524
Highrise Co-op close to Metrotown, Skytrain, Central Park 1BR Rents from $686 to $787 per month. Share purchase $1,500. Income must be above $27,500 per year. NO PETS NO SUBSIDY AVAILABLE Please send SAE with a $10.00 application fee to Post 83 Co-op #106 4221 Mayberry St Burnaby BC V5H 4E8
BBY, Cariboo Hts. Bright, spac 2 BR bsmt. 1,700 sf. $1000/mo + util. Radiant heat, new appl., priv laundry. Nr schools & bus. Now. 604-521-1008 or 604-789-6318
BBY, Deer Lake. 3 BR, upper. $1250 + 2⁄3 util. 1 BR + den, g/l, $680 incl hydro. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. Quiet, greenbelt area. Big yard. March 15 or Apr 1. 604-836-2710
BBY, EAST. New, spacious 1 BR, f/bath. 800 sf. Near Douglas College, Skytrain, bus & park. Ns/ np. $750/mo incl hydro, cable & internet. Avail now. 778-316-2205
BBY NORTH near SFU, Upper 3 BR Duplex, 2 bath, 5 appls, f/p. NS/NP. $1375+ utls. Avail Apr 1. 604-420-3269 or 604-760-7043 BBY S. Lrg 1 BR gr lev, priv entry, inste W/D, quiet, $825 incls utls. NS/NP. Suits adults. Refs req’d. Burnfield Cres. 604-526-7335 COQ 1 BR g/lvl, nr Miller Park, $750 inc util, suits sngle, w/d, Mar 15. no dogs. Ref. 604-936-2206 COQ 2 BR bsmt, lrg kit, w/d, small cov patio, newly painted, n/s, $825 + 1/3 utils, 604-525-9266
NEW WEST Queens Park, bright 1 BR ste, own W/D, priv entry, small yard. Suits 1. $750 incls utl. Av April 1. NS/NP. 604-525-3130 NEW WEST, Queensborough, Lrg 2 BR+ ½ den g/lvl. Ns/np. $800 inc util. Apr 1. 604-525-7039
COQ CAPE Horn. Studio grnd lev ste, sh’d W/D, $490incls cbl. NS/ NP. Refs. Av now. 604-837-9836
COQ CAPE Horne area. Deluxe 2 BR bsmt ste, own W/D, D/W, prkg. Apr 1, $910 incls utls. N/S. Small pet negot. 604-524-8247
COQ CTR. 2 BR, upper floor, 2 full baths, central loc, own laundry, central air cond. $1300 incls hydro/cbl. Av now. 604-941-0712 COQ, Lough Mall. 2 BR, g/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. F/ba. Ns/Np. $985/mo incls utils. Immed. 604-931-3677 COQ Near SFU/ Lougheed Mall, skytrain. 2 BR bsmt ste, D/W, own W/D, $1115 incls utls, cabl, net. Av April 1. NS/NP. 604-505-5876 COQ. QUIET studio ste, large & bright. Sep ent, W/D, f/bath, huge deck, private yard. Suits 1 person. Absolutely no smoking! Cat ok. $625 incl util. 604-475-0184 COQ, Westwood Plateau. 2 BR + den. 1,500 sf. Priv w/d, alarm. Waterfall in greenbelt b/yard. $995 + util. Apr 1st. 604-761-5703
COQ, Westwood Plateau. Beautiful 2 BR & den g/lvl. Hot tub, 7 appl. 1400 sf. Ns/np. $1,475 + util. 1 year lease. Now. 604-945-9594
COQ WW Plateau, Deluxe, 1600+sf, 3 BR gr lev ste, 2 f/baths, sauna, all appls, granite foyier, hrdwd flrs, storage, alarm. $1500 incls utls. N/S. Pet negot. Avail May 1. ★ 604-970-2888
COQ./SCHOOLHOUSE, 1 BR + den, lrg, reno’d, excel view, grnd lev, priv ent & w/d, full bath, N/s, N/p, Nr bus, $925/mo incls utils. avail Apr 1. Call 604-700-5805
MAPLE RIDGE, near 207th St. 3 BR, upper. F/p, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $1200/mo + 2⁄3 util. 604-836-6205
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
SRY, 80/120 St. Spac 2 BR. 1165 sq ft. 2 baths, priv w/d. $1100/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. 778-549-7934
COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse , quiet family complex, no pets. $920. Call 604-942-2277. POCO 2 BR T/H $765, $785 & $830/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
COQ. BRIGHT 1 BR grd/lvl incl util/cbl/’net. $800/mo. Ns/np. Apr 1st. Near Coq Ctr. 604-464-4643
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.
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YARD CLEAN-UP, lawns cut, hedges pruned, trees trimmed, power raking, aerating, rubbish removal, gutters. 604-773-0075
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Burnaby NOW • Saturday, March 12, 2011 • A35
Moving & Storage
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
Int. & Ext. Specialist, 20 yrs exp. * Reas. Rates, High Quality * Fast, clean, with ref’s Licensed, Insured & WCB
1 to 3 Men
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
ADVANCE MOVING LTD
Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ EXCELLENT PRICES ★ Free Est./Written Guarantee
MOVING & DELIVERY EXPERTS!! Licensed, Bonded & Insured Single item to full house moves We Guarantee the Cost of Every Move Flat Rates always available A+ (604) 861-8885 BBB www.advancemovingltd.com Rating
AJK MOVING LTD. Moving • Storage • Deliveries Local & Long Distance Movers Residential • Commercial Industrial
Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard
BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates! Starting $30/ hour Licensed & Insured
• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport
Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 A Fast Moving & Cleaning. All kinds of moves, garbage removal Insured & bonded. 778-888-9628 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
Oil Tank Removal
ALL-PRO OIL TANK REMOVAL
Oil Tank Detection Oil Tank Removal Soil Remediation FREE ESTIMATES BEST PRICE GUARANTEED
Can-Pro Paint and Drywall
Over 20 years of quality service
THE REAL DEAL 3 Rooms $250
Give us a Call We're Tough to Beat Free Estimates
Certified GAS FITTER & PLUMBER *Furnaces *Boilers *Hot Water Heating * Hot Water tanks. *Furnace Cleaning with truck mounted machine
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
Complete HOME Renovations Commercial & Residential Greg • 604-818-0165 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MASTER BRUSHES PAINTING Spring Special 25% off. Int 20 yrs, Ext 15 yrs guaranteed. Top quality job. 604-377-5423, 507-4911 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.
Rapid Brush Design PAINTING & DECORATING
• Painting & Wallpaper
• Residential - Commercial • Interior & Exterior • Spray & High-End Finishes • Wallpaper Hanging • FREE ESTIMATE
Steven Kovacs • 778-990-7174
West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar specialists since 1991 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187 METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
SSL Contractors Inc.
Replace your old driveway or sidewalk! Backfilling, trenching, asphalt & concrete removal, drainage, retaining walls. Supply topsoil, gravel, crushed rock. Stump & bush removal. Cedar hedging and more. Very competitive pricing. Call for free estimate!........ 604-307-2440
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Renovations & Home Improvement
PTV HOME RENOVATIONS Bath & Kitchen
Waterprooﬁng Decks & Paving
Early Spring Special ❁ 15% off ❁ Floor or Wall Tile
selected wholesaler cash sale
778-235-1772 Est 1995 TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
COVE RENOVATIONS ❍ flooring ❍ tile ❍ finishing ❍ painting
General Restoration Services
Renovations & Home Improvement
Save Your Dollars!
Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!
Bath *Kitchen* Suites & More
Installations & Repairs Big or Small, 7 Days/Week
Plumbing, Drain Cleaning & Heating Plugged Drains, Main Sewer Lines Water Service, Drain Tiles, Fixtures Faucets, Hot Water Tanks, Furnaces Licensed, Insured, Bonded & WCB
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
A Lady & Gentleman
Home Improvements, Painting, Tile, Carpentry, Plumbing, Elec. Quality, 25yrs exp. 604-512-8915 A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567
SENIORS DISCOUNT WCB & Fully Insured
NEW CANADIAN ROOFING LTD. Over 15 yrs experience All types of Rooﬁng Reasonable Rates WCB Insured
Complete HOME Renovations Kitchens & Bathrooms Greg • 604-818-0165 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832 DAN THE HANDYMAN. Reno’s & Home Repairs, 20 yrs Exp. Free Estimates. ★ Call 604 715-3979 HANDYMAN; Reasonable rates. You name it - we DO it! Call Peder • 604-339-2419
A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★reroof ★ repair★ Fully Ins. Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266 GL Roofing cedar shake, asphalt shingle, flat roofs BBB WCB clean gutters $80. 24/7 604-240-5362
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates
604-588-0833 Roof Leaking?
Roof, Chimney & Skylight Repairs WCB Licensed ADVANTAGE BUILDING MAINTENANCE
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
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
Edgemont Building Maintenance Edgemont Building Power Washing •Maintenance • Window Cleaning •• Gutter Power Cleaning Washing • Window Cleaning
604-420-4800 • Gutter Cleaning Established 1963 604-420-4800 Established 1963
1991 BUICK Roadmaster, exc cond, lots of new parts, Aircared, $4300 obo. 604-250-1178
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2001 DODGE Ram 3/4 ton PU V8. 132m km, runs well, some dents. Spray on box liner, towing package. $3500 obo. 604 290-5314
Sports & Imports
1998 DODGE Neon, $2950, 110 k,AC, PS, PB, auto trans.Remote Start, Good Tires. 604-802-2344 Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
SKYLINE DECKING Renovations, Roofing, New Construction WCB/Insured/Licensed Guaranteed workmanship, reasonable pricing Call for FREE Estimate Luke: 604-729-6871
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
QUADRO CONSTRUCTION •Int & Ext RENO’S •Concrete •Landscaping ★ 604-323-6193
Roof Snow Removal by RCABC Cert’d ROOFERS. 50 years exp. Dunrite Roofing • 604-522-8516
JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS
K & T ENT. New Construction, Reno’s, Demo, Decks, Fencing. Reliable. Free Est. 778-881-6961
604-716-8528 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
Parts & Accessories
PAIR TIRES, used 2 mths, 195/70R14, $100 set. Call AM 604-790-1074 PM 604-298-2845
* We Remove & Recycle Anything*
Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs
10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com HAMZA DEMOLITION LTD • Hand demolition • Concrete & soil removal • Drywall removal • Stucco & plywood removal • Disposal bin delivery • Paving stone installation
1998 SUBARU forrester, auto, roof racks, tow bar, 310 k, 1st owner $4500 604-984-7286
2003 VOLVO V70, AWD, premium package, 100 K, full service records, $13,500 604-924-2038
Scrap Car Removal
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
2006 BMW 325i sports pkg, auto, blk, loaded, 90 k, immac, dealer serviced $17,950 604-220-6796
Disposal & Recycling
Trips start at
B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .
10% OFF with this ad www.studentworksdisposal.com
Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020 Affordable Rubbish Removal Res & Construction Cleanup John ★ 778-881-5678 A.J.K. Moving Ltd. Special truck for clean-ups. Any size job. Lic# 32839 604-875-9072 873-5292
Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
Tried & True Since 1902
• BBB • RCABC • GAF/ELK Master Elite Contractor • Residential Rooﬁng • Liability Coverage and WCB • Designated Project Managers • Homes & Strata • Third Party Inspection Installations & Repairs Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate •• 24 Hr Emergency Service Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount www.crownresidentialrooﬁng.com
2007 TOYOTA Camry, auto, 6 cyl, exc cond, like new, 24,000 kms, $18,500. 604-464-4172
NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
9173 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
30 yrs exp. email@example.com
2006 MERCEDES B200, local 1 owner, 82K, ext warr until 2011, auto, sr, heated front seats, white, loaded, $14,900, 604-771-5300
604 628 9044
We cover the H.S.T.
• Repairs • Reroof • New Roof
All Renovations & Additions, Ins. Quality Work
Kitchens, baths, tiling, flooring, painting, plumbing, gutters ★ Small jobs welcome ★ Insured, WCB
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
Residential & Commercial Renovation Specialist
Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
Family owned & operated since 1989
J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. Residential / Commercial. 604-761-6079
Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms
Roofing Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals.
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC Additions. Kitchens Bathrooms. Landscape Const. Design & Build Renovations
RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.
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AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!
NISSAN QUEST XE 1993, good running, new parts, air care. Price $1100. Call 778 773-0474
WANTED. Aluminum Boat, 10, 12 or 14ft, with or without motor or trailer. 604-319-5720
A36 • Saturday, March 12, 2011 • Burnaby NOW
100% B C Owned and Operated
Wednesd Seminars and Events South Surrey: ay, March oach. 16, 7-9:00pm ntegral C . Shared Parenting After Divorce with Karen Kristjanson, MSc, Certified I Cost $5. To register call 604-541-3902.
Dempster’s English Muffins
Breyer’s Fruit Bars Multipacks
package of 6 product of B.C.
Danone Activia Yogurt Multipacks
3.29lb/ 7.25kg Valucke s Pa
8/100g • product of Canada
Uncle Luke’s Maple Syrup
vanilla bean or dark chocolate
Choices’ Own Hummus
1 L • product of Quebec
255g • product of USA
Liberté Greek or Méditerranée Yogurts assorted varieties
Hevy D’s Sweet and Salty Kettle Korn
190g • product of Canada
Country Morning Large White Eggs
From Our Bakery 2.99
200g • product of Finland 550g
Earth’s Choice Organic Rice Cakes
Organic Red or White Quinoa prepacked or bins
regular retail price
Natural Factors B Complex is nutritional insurance to fortify your daily diet with important vitamins and coenzymes. Especially important for elderly people and for those with active lifestyles, poor diets, or who smoke or drink alcohol.
375-454g • product of Canada
Dr. Oetker Casa di Mama Frozen Pizzas
A hair coloring kit with a natural herbal base and no ammonia that gently colors and protects hair structure while giving hair a deep natural gloss and brilliance.
Mount Royal Bagels
Vij’s Indian Meals
EchoClean Dish Liquid
green apple or tangerine
package of 3
package of 6 • product of B.C.
300g • product of B.C.
Herbatint Natural Hair Colours
product of Germany
Rice Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Natural Factors Hi Potency B Complex Bonus Bottle
185g • product of Canada
Rice Bakery 4.49
Alleviates pain and inflammation from injuries and overtraining. Accelerates the healing process!
Prairie Harvest Organic Semolina Pastas
package of 12
Purica Extra Strength Recovery
on all Swiss Cheeses
Honey Ginger Cookies
Sweet Clementine Mandarin Oranges
Panda Licorice Candy
Certified Organic, Mexico Grown
500-750g • product of Canada
Red Tomatoes on the Vine
From the Deli
Late July Organic Cookies
Organic Lean Ground Beef
340g • product of USA
Lillooet Grown, Certified Organic
Whole Specialty Frying Chickens
14 pack product of Canada
Blue Diamond Almond Butter
Juice Carrots from Fountainview Farm
740ml • product of Canada
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 March 10 to March 16, 2011.
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.
Published on Mar 12, 2011