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Burnaby NOW photographer Lisa King ran up against a horde of Vikings at the Scandinavian Centre on Saturday – but, fortunately, they were just part of the fun at the annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. The festival celebrates all things Scandinavian, with food, entertainment, crafts and the ever-popular Viking Village. See more photos on page 4 and on our website, www.



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Chicken decision ruffles feathers in city Council votes against allowing backyard hens – but may revisit the issue in a year Janaya Fuller-Evans

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Wait and see. That is Burnaby council’s message regarding backyard chickens. City councillors voted unanimously to leave Burnaby’s bylaws as they are

in regards to poultry at Monday night’s meeting. The decision was made after more than an hour of debate with Gordon World, who has advocated for over a year to have backyard chickens made legal in the city. World was visibly frustrated with the brevity of the report that led to council’s decision and said it only focused on the negative aspects of having chickens in the city. He called the four-page report, dated June 16, a “glorified Post-it note” in com-


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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 • A03

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Festival celebrates South Asian film

Burnaby actor on screen this weekend in festival that’s the first of its kind in B.C. Andrew Fleming staff reporter

Despite the crossover success of hit films like Slumdog Millionaire, The Namesake and Bend It Like Beckham, there’s still a lingering misconception that East Indian films are mostly enjoyed only by East Indians themselves. Organizers of the upcoming South Asian Film Festival, taking place this Saturday at Vancity Theatre and the first of its kind in B.C., are hoping to help finally put that tired stereotype to rest. “We’re calling it South Asian, but really it is all Indian,” admitted Burnaby actor and festival volunteer Nimet Kanji. “What can I say, brown is the new black!” Kanji, whose recent work includes recurring roles on the shows Little Mosque on the Prairie, Blood Ties and Godiva’s, stars in the short film Bollywood Beckons. She plays the mother of a young woman who dreams of ditching the boring Canadian ‘burbs for the bright lights of Bollywood. The film, one of 10 films on the menu, was written and produced by tireless local actor Agam Darshi (Sanctuary, Dan for Mayor), who plays the aspiring Bollywood star and is the co-founder of the inaugural festival. “She wants South Asians to play more of a mainstream role, to play mainstream characters rather than always just playing Indian characters,” said Kanji of her costar of both the short film and the upcoming new GlobalTV series Shattered. “The idea is to try and bridge the gap for audiences who might not otherwise go and see so-called Indian films.” The gap isn’t as wide as you might think. Bollywood films regularly appear in the top 20 movies at Canadian box offices

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Bollywood North: South Asian Film Festival organizer Agam Darshi stars in the short film Bollywood Beckons, which she also wrote and produced. The film is one of 10 films being screened Saturday at Vancity Theatre. (the Hindi film Ravaan, for example, sits at number 14 for this week), which is all the more impressive considering there’s virtually no mainstream English-language advertising or media promoting them. “It’s more than just bindis and saris and Bollywood,” said Darshi. “There are so many different aspects of what it is to be South Asian and what it is to be Indian,

and so I think I was just really fascinated by that.” Along with showcasing a wide variety of films with a significant South Asian component, the festival will also feature a panel discussion. The discussion will include several local heavy hitters in the film industry, such as director Vic Sarin (Partition, A Shine of Rainbows), Smallville

actress Kristin Kreuk, casting director Corrine Clar and trailblazing IndoCanadian VJ Monika Deol. Individual tickets are $5 while a fullday pass, which includes the panel discussion and closing gala, is $40. Vancity Theatre is located at 1181 Seymour St. in downtown Vancouver. Visit www.visaff. com for more details.

Man’s body found in trunk of abandoned car Police awaiting autopsy results before releasing any further details about suspicious death Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Burnaby RCMP discovered the body of a man in the trunk of an abandoned vehicle in South Burnaby on Saturday. 6






At 3 p.m. on June 19, the RCMP received a report of an abandoned vehicle parked at the west end of a dead end alley, north of the 4000-block of Dominion Street. While investigating the vehicle, officers opened the trunk and discovered a deceased man. The man is thought to be in his mid20s, according to a press release from the police. The scene was immediately secured and the integrated homi-









cide investigation team (IHIT) was called to handle the investigation. The death is being treated as suspicious at this point, according to an RCMP press release. An autopsy is planned for early this week, and the Lower Mainland district forensic investigation section will be examining the scene where the body was found. Investigators will be conducting inquiries throughout the

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neighbourhood, according to the press release. Police had not positively identified the man by the Burnaby NOW’s press deadline. Once a positive identification is made, investigators will be contacting his next of kin. Police are not releasing any further information about the man’s death until the autopsy is completed, according to Cpl. Dale Carr, spokesperson for IHIT. Last week’s question Do you think property taxes are too high for businesses? YES 26% NO 74% This week’s question Do you agree with the city’s decision to ban backyard chickens? Vote at:

At this point, police say there are no signs of any links to gangs, drugs or organized crime. Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-IHIT. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1800-222-TIPS. Your anonymity is guaranteed. Watch our website, www., for updates on this story as they become available throughout the week.

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Midsummer fun: Clockwise

from top: Raul Segas and Pia Christensen of the Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver put on a show for the crowd at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival on Saturday; four-yearold Finn Thiedeke plays in the troll garden; Maxi Visit for a photo gallery Frei and Katharina Gill of Germany, here to study at university, take in the festival; Suzanne Overton of Port Coquitlam tries her hand at wreath making.



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Homeless people not relocated from park Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

A group of about 30 homeless people is still in Central Park after the city nixed plans to have them removed on Monday. Mayor Derek Corrigan said the removal would go through in the future, once the city has coordinated efforts with provincial government ministries. Corrigan stressed that the provincial government is constitutionally responsible for helping the homeless and needs to work towards resolving Burnaby’s homelessness problem. “The emphasis has been taken off of provincial agencies,” Corrigan said, adding that he hasn’t heard of social workers assigned to help the homeless people in Central Park. The vagrants cannot stay where they are because it is a heritage park and the ecology must be protected, he said. When asked if the city had decided against removing people from the park on Monday because of legal concerns, Corrigan said Burnaby has to ensure the removal is done legally. However, he wasn’t sure whether or not Burnaby’s situation could be compared to Victoria’s in October 2008, when the B.C. Supreme Court ruled that homeless people were allowed to camp in city parks if there were not enough shelter beds for them in the city. The ruling challenged Victoria’s bylaw against camping in public parks. Burnaby’s director of parks, recreation and culture, Dave Ellenwood, mentioned Burnaby’s no-camping bylaw as one of the rea-

sons the city was removing have turnover and find peohomeless people in a previ- ple permanent solutions.” ous interview. Lookout has been trying A temporary shelter is to open a multi-service shelnot a permanent solution ter, including temporary to Burnaby’s homelessness shelter spaces with secondproblem, Corrigan said. ary spaces, with Burnaby’s He called the campers Progressive Housing Society in Central Park “canaries since 2000. in the mine” of the bigger Homeless people need a problem and said the pro- transition to affordable pervincial government needs to manent housing because so create affordable housing. many do not have an income Vancouver’s or even personal shelters have not documents, Jaye solved its homeRobertson, execulessness problems, tive director of he pointed out. the Progressive K a r e n Housing Society, O’Shannacery, said. There are executive direcbetween 150 and tor of the Lookout 250 homeless peoEmergency Aid ple in Burnaby, Society, said the according to the problem is more Derek Corrigan society. The cost of complex. homelessness per mayor Lookout is a person per year non-profit that manages is approximately $55,000 shelters throughout the in health, corrections and Lower Mainland and does social services, according outreach work in Burnaby. to a report commissioned There are currently about by the Ministry of Health 30 extreme weather shelter in 2006. For Burnaby, the beds in Burnaby but no per- cost to taxpayers is between manent shelters. Burnaby $8.25 and $13.75 million per needs a year-round 24-7 year, based on Progressive’s shelter, O’Shannacery said. homeless count. Secondary stage housing The Ministry of Housing is also essential, she said. and Social Development did While a 25-bed shelter not respond to questions might not sound like a solu- about Burnaby’s homeless tion, it is an important step, before press time. O’Shannacery added. – with files from The “Really, it is because you Vancouver Sun

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Congratulations, grads – and please stay safe

passage. This can be a tough time of year for Statistics show that teens still repyoung drivers. resent a significant portion of alcoholThere are many dangerous temptarelated problems on our roadways. tions around graduation time. While less than seven per cent of Spirits are high, and jubilation at the drivers are between 16 and 20 “coming of age” that graduayears of age, they were respontion represents creates a heady sible for 15 per cent of all atmosphere that tends to Burnaby NOW alcohol-related crashes in 2007, weigh down on gas pedals and and the vast majority of those were 17 tend toward exuberant speeds. It’s also tempting to fortify those high and 18 years old – prime graduating age. spirits with alcohol – something that not Only the 21-to-25 age group had a higher long ago was considered a natural rite of representation within the crash statistics


that year. And as we’re pointing to the graduation theme, it probably will be no surprise to learn that June is the worst month of the year for alcohol-related crashes. The worst statistic of all is the one that shows an increase in alcoholrelated traffic fatalities from 2006 to 2007, the most recent years for which full numbers are available. We don’t want to be a drag on graduation celebrations. Quite the contrary, we’d like to see every last grad make it

through the month, through the summer, and deep into the rich and interesting future that should await them. That’s why we applaud any and all students who work towards dry grads and safe celebrations. By all means celebrate – graduation is an important milestone along the road through life. But there are many more and possibly greater milestones ahead for those who have the sense to temper their celebrations with a bit of responsibility.

Major changes to education coming?


placed on parental involvere big changes to our ment.” public education system The speech also stated that just around the corner? “new forms of schools will be Speculation is growing in the developed to provide greater wake of the B.C. Liberal governchoice and diversity.” ment’s fight with the Vancouver I suppose these promises school board that something can be read as so much empty new is coming. government rhetoric. On Certainly, the B.C. the other hand, given Liberals have spent the evident frustration years talking about Keith Baldrey over the conduct of the the need for change Vancouver school board, the lanin the K-12 system. Pretty well guage can also be seen as sugevery throne speech contains gesting provocative change. language suggesting significant Part of the backdrop here change is on the way. is the often testy relationship But aside from the introducbetween the B.C. Teachers’ tion of all-day kindergarten, Federation and the B.C. Liberal nothing particularly revolutiongovernment. Gordon Campbell ary has occurred in the educais married to a longtime former tion system. The Liberals made school principal, and anyone a big fuss unveiling such things as the “learning roundtable” and who knows a school principal knows the frustrations many of “teachers’ congress,” but they them feel when it comes to dealdon’t seem to have had much ing with teachers (in terms of the lasting impact on things. rigid control the teachers’ federAnd now a new slogan ation exerts over the workplace). – “21st-century learning” – will So he’s had years to become soon be introduced, and I wonder whether some serious altera- familiar on that front. Another important factor to consider tions to the education system here is the recent report by the will accompany it. province’s comptroller-general For possible clues on what on the Vancouver school board’s may be coming, I dusted off this year’s throne speech and re-read financial situation. Political opponents of the the section on public education. government (most notably Certainly, the language in that Vancouver school trustees speech does suggest something themselves) have dismissed the is in the works. report as a meaningless exercise “Government will take steps that revealed nothing new. But to renew and revitalize educathose who view that report only tion,” the speech stated, adding that a “new emphasis will be Education Page 7


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Closing gun ranges a mistake

Dear Editor:

Re: Gun enthusiast decries loss of shooting sites, Burnaby NOW, June 19. The report in the recent Burnaby NOW missed a few key issues. Closing the ranges hurt all Burnaby residents, not just those who enjoy target shooting. First, closing the ranges increased the environmental impact because, had the ranges been allowed to remain, there would have been few if any problems. Second, closing the ranges increased the cost to Burnaby taxpayers because the ranges had volunteered to pay for ongoing environmental protection.

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Third, closing the ranges reduced the quality of police protection for Burnaby residents because it forced police members to drive outside of Burnaby to find a target range. Requiring officers to travel to other cities to practise not only means that fewer police officers remain within the city limits on any given day, but it also, due to increased travel costs, tends to reduce the time police officers have available to practise their shooting skills. Fortunately, RCMP officers are rarely required to use their sidearms. But when they are, they need to be as well-trained as possible. The gun ranges were closed because of leftwing biases, not recreational politics. All Burnaby

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Ranges closed over politics continued from page 6

residents were hurt by this misguided decision. Gary Mauser, Professor emeritus, Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies and faculty of business administration at SFU, Burnaby

Child poverty a travesty Dear Editor:

For the seventh straight year in a row, B.C. has the highest child poverty rate in Canada. Rather than admitting that this is a problem that should addressed by the legislature, our provincial government will be too busy cheering the fact that the child poverty level was reduced by a single percentage point; now only 13 per cent of all children in B.C. live in poverty – this is more children living in poverty than the combined population of Nanaimo and Prince George. The key here is that our government has to start looking at policies that help the people instead of their corporate fundraisers. Living in the Metro Vancouver area, it’s hard not to notice the price of goods and services here. Worse still is the cost of housing. The B.C. Liberals should start immediately focusing on building low-income housing across the province. The partnership they have fostered with the City of Vancouver and the Streetohome

Foundation was a good start, but this government needs to do much more to make up for 10 years of ignoring the issue. These projects must be spread throughout our province, as child poverty and homelessness are provincewide problems. An increase to the minimum wage would also aid in reducing the levels of child poverty in B.C. Over 50 per cent of all children who live in poverty have parents who work full-time; it should be obvious that these parents need to have a fair wage that ensures they have the ability to properly feed and take care of their families. But the B.C. Liberals have failed to increase the minimum wage for 10 years, leaving it at $8 an hour, the lowest minimum wage in Canada. Thanks to inflation, this has actually meant there was a 30 per cent reduction in the real wages that are being taken home by families, leading to more families and children being left under the low-income cut-off and being forced into poverty. The government could follow the example made by the City of New Westminster and institute a fair wage law forcing employers to pay a wage high enough to sustain families. Even a small increase to the minimum wage would be beneficial. Seven years is a long time to hold the distinction for the highest percentage of children in poverty. Hopefully the Liberals get the message and start working on policies to end this travesty. Trevor Ritchie, Burnaby

Education: Change is on the way continued from page 6

as it pertains to school trustees may be missing the larger picture. Comptroller-general Cheryl WenezenkiYolland portrays the Vancouver school board as operating within a governance model that is largely controlled by the employees who work for it (i.e. teachers and the Canadian Union of Public Employees support staff workers). As a result, flexibility and the ability to change policies are greatly hampered. While there has been a lot of attention paid to the war of words between Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid and Vancouver School Board chair Patti Bacchus, a key phrase from the minister has been overlooked. She has talked about the need for a new “governance model” and how she will develop one soon.

A new model is going to have a more profound impact on our system than closing a few schools or squabbling over a school board’s budget. So what, exactly, is the B.C. Liberal government up to? Is it about to do an end run around the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and CUPE by setting up these “new forms of schools” with direct parental involvement? Is it about to take the first steps toward creating a new parallel education system? One clue may be what’s going on England, where the new coalition government is embarking on a massive restructuring of the country’s education system. There, the Swedish model of so-called “free schools” (where parents and organizations set up their own school with government money) is being implemented. Will we see “free

schools” set up on a trial basis in a few school districts? It can be argued that the B.C. Liberals, given their very low standing in the polls, do not have the political credibility or muscle to carry out big changes on any front. But they wouldn’t be the first government to go down swinging over an issue it considers important enough. The BCTF will soon enter negotiations for a new contract and it won’t accept a wage freeze like other public sector unions, so a fight is brewing on that front as well. Perhaps that’s the one thing – a contract battle with teachers – that won’t change in education. But it sure seems likely that “21st-century learning” means other changes are on the way. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.

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ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS PUBLIC HEARING The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2010 JUNE 29 AT 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendments to “Burnaby Zoning Bylaw 1965”. 1. “BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 17, 2010” - BYLAW NO. 12803 Rez #09-33 5700 Sidley Street Lot A, D.L. 97, Group 1, NWD Plan 77715 From: M2 General Industrial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM3 Multiple Family Residential District and Royal Oak Community Plan guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “MacPherson Walk North” prepared by Robert Ciccozzi Architecture Inc.”) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit low-rise apartment development. 2. “BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 18, 2010” - BYLAW NO. 12804 Rez #10-09 3430 and 3440 Boundary Road Lots 3 & 4, Block 4, D.L. 68, Group 1, NWD Plan 980 From: P8 Parking District and C1 Neighbourhood Commercial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on P1 Neighbourhood Institutional District and Community Plan Eight guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Daycare 3430-3440 Boundary Road” prepared by Chercover Massie & Associates Ltd.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a child care facility for a maximum of 45 children within an existing building on the subject site. 3. “BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 19, 2010” - BYLAW NO. 12805 Rez #10-12 4203 Eton Street Lot 36, Blk 26, D.L. 187, Group 1, NWD Plan 1282 From: C1 Community Commercial District To: R5 Residential District The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to bring the subject property into conformance with its existing residential use and to permit the future construction of a new single family dwelling. 4. “BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 20, 2010” - BYLAW NO. 12806 Rez #07-21 6950 Arcola Street Lots 6 & 7, Blk C, D.L. 95, Group 1, NWD Plan 1264 From: R5 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Edmonds Town Centre Plan guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “6950 Arcola, Burnaby, BC” prepared by Bumen Architecture and Code Consulting Inc.”) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit townhouse development of the site. 5. “BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 21, 2010” - BYLAW NO. 12807 Rez #10-02 Ptn. of 5100 North Fraser Way Ptn. of Lot 4, D.L. 165, Group 1, NWD Plan LMP40993, Except: Part Subdivided by Plan LMP48247 & BCP36223 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M2 General Industrial District and M5 Light Industrial District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M5 Light Industrial District and Glenlyon Concept Plan and in accordance with the development plan entitled “PNP Pharmaceuticals” by Christopher Bozyk Architects) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a lightindustrial development in accordance with the Glenlyon Concept Plan. All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the offices of the Planning Department, 3rd floor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Office of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Tuesday, 2010 June 15 to Tuesday, 2010 June 29. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING D.R. Comis, CITY CLERK

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Public safety Police officer charged forum tonight Vancouver police officer’s name cannot be released

Burnaby RCMP is holding a community safety forum this Wednesday at Eastburn Community Centre in South Burnaby. The public forum takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 23 at the centre located at 7435 Edmonds St. All local residents are invited to participate. The forum will include Supt. Rick Taylor and Mayor Derek Corrigan. It will focus on public safety and 2010 policing initiatives in a question-and-answer session with residents. “Community engagement is an essential component of crime reduction,” said Cpl. Brenda Gresiuk, media relations officer for the Burnaby RCMP. She asked residents to “get informed, get involved.” The public consultations are used to determine policing priorities in the future, she said.

Burnaby RCMP charged a Vancouver police officer with four counts of domestic assault last Friday. The male officer has been transferred

to administrative duties pending the outcome of the court proceedings, according to a press release from the Vancouver Police Department. His name cannot be released as a result of a ban on publication by the court to protect the identity of the victims.

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ack Diamond, former chancellor of Simon Fraser University, was posthumously inducted into the Junior Achievement of B.C.’s Hall of Fame on May 19. Diamond, the man behind the largest packinghouse in Western Canada, the Pacific Meat Company, was chancellor at SFU for three years, from 1975 to 1978. He died in 1991 and was awarded the Order of British Columbia that same year. Almost 700 business leaders, aspirants and their guests from across the province gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for the induction of the newest business laureates into the Hall of Fame. JABC created the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame in 2006 to recognize citizens who have shown a vision unique amongst their peers, provided leadership to move others to achieve their goals, demonstrated integrity throughout their lives and built a legacy in this province that will enrich all those that follow, according to a press release. Pinton Forrest & Madden, the laureate sponsor, guided the 2010 laureate nomination process. A committee of three laureates and one non-laureate – Joe Segal, president of Kingswood Capital Corporation; Ike Barber, director of Slocan Forest Products; Michael Audain, chair, Polygon Homes Ltd.; and Sarah Morgan-Silvester, chair, Port Metro Vancouver Board – selected the four inductees. The other three inductees were Alex Campbell, co-founder and chair emeritus of Thrifty Foods; Robert Lee, chair of Prospero Group; and Jack Poole, chair of the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee’s board of directors (also inducted posthumously).

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Beech boys design future Local entrepreneurs plan expansion of online crowd sourcing for businesses Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

LastJune,theco-ownersofCrowdtourney. com – Terry and Doug Beech, and Arash Afrooze – were planning to launch a crowd sourcing web business from the Beeches’ basement suites in Burnaby. By September, they had their first client, and this fall, the trio is appearing Dragons’ Den with, one of the sites under the banner. They filmed their first segment on Tuesday, May 11. was a finalist for Oxford University’s Saïd Business School Venture Fund competition, awarded in May, and is also a finalist in the New Ventures B.C. competition, awarded Sept. 23. The Beeches and Afrooze went to Abbotsford to audition for Dragons’ Den and, once they were accepted, worked with a producer to develop their act for the show, Doug said. This meant coming up with a clear explanation of what does. The website uses crowd sourcing, an online technique that distributes contract opportunities to talented people around the world, to help clients find the best graphic designs for their companies. Essentially, a company writes a design brief on the site and puts up a cash prize for the best design submitted, usually between

$100 and $1,000. Graphic designers submit business administration, with distinction, design ideas, and the company picks the from the university. best one, awarding the winner the cash Terry, who finished his degree at Simon prize. Fraser University, got his MBA at Oxford Afroes of South Africa, Designtourney’s University. farthest client, put up $175 and had 144 He is now a business professor at SFU, designs submitted. teaching entrepreneurship and strategy. The process allows designers to learn Terry was also B.C.’s youngest elected from each other and see what the client likes municipal politician; city councillor in along the way, Doug explained. Nanaimo when he was 18. Designtourney has about The brothers met Afrooze 60 or 70 clients located in 125 while looking for a coder to countries around the world, help them build their website. “The key was Doug said. is a SFU graduate, as getting to market Afrooze As a fun and interestwell. as quickly as ing way of demonstrating As for the future, the three, the trio set plan to add a Viraltourney. possible.” up a tourney for the Dragons’ com site to their roster by Den logo. The tourney, with a September, where companies DOUG BEECH co-owner $500 prize to redesign the logo can place briefs for online comfor the Canadian entrepreneur mercials, and producers can competition TV show, ended submit finished commercials May 8. There were 120 entries. and market the pieces online for prize The company is expanding quickly in money, according to Terry. a very short period of time, said Terry, “They upload them to YouTube, upload CEO. The team got them to Facebook, try to make them go together in June 2009, he added. viral,” Beech said, adding prize money “We had a working client in four would probably be between $50,000 and months,” he said. $200,000. “The key was getting to market as will eventually ly as possible,” Doug said, adding the include other websites that run the gamut company didn’t spend a lot of time writing of marketing ideas, as well: Jobtourney. business plan after business plan. com, and Ideatourney. It is no surprise that Terry and Doug, com, Terry said. The Beeches are looking twin brothers, are doing so well. Both are to relocate the company from their respecwell-educated, having studied business at tive basements, where they’ve run it since Vancouver Island University, back when it September, to an office space in Burnaby. was Malaspina College. They hope to turn the company into a nineDoug graduated with a bachelor’s in figure business in the next few years.

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Movers: New local accountants continued from page 11

Darlene Gering, president and CEO of the board, was at the roundtable and said she learned a lot about the challenges the new citizens faced. She asked the new Canadians at her table – from Cambodia, Columbia, Somalia, Australia, Iran, Taiwan, Vietnam and the United States – how the immigration process had gone for them. She heard horror stories, she said, including how an application went missing once it was received, and after a $600 cheque for application processing fees had been cashed. The majority of the issues were bureaucratic bungles, she said, including spelling errors that resulted in mail being misdirected. It took the new citizens between five and eight years to become Canadian, Gering added. “My conclusion is that Citizenship and Immigration Canada needs a complete overhaul,” she said. “It’s a very, very inefficient system.” On a positive note, the new citizens also told her Canada is a very welcoming and inclusive society, she said. “Multiculturalism is truly part of the Canadian identity.”

New accountants

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A Cariboo Hill Secondary School student has earned honours for her work as a filmmaker. Anthea Ballam of Burnaby was one of the award winners at the recent 15th annual Eyelens Film and Animation Festival, with awards presented at Vancouver’s Rio Theatre on May 29. Anthea’s film, Breaking Limits, won the Outstanding Achievement in Youth Drama award. She cowon with the film team of Darsey Meredith, Kelsey Walker and Jolene Kolk. The film also captured an Outstanding Achievement in Acting award. This year’s festival included 146 short films, all of which were produced at the Gulf Islands Film and Television School (GIFTS)

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A new exhibition at National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre honours the artistic contributions of Aiko Suzuki. Tributaries: Reflections of Aiko Suzuki, opened on June 13 and runs through until Aug. 29. An opening reception is set for Tuesday, June 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. Suzuki was a nationally recognized visual artist who was known as a feminist, leader and arts educator until her death in 2005. The exhibit will pay tribute to Suzuki’s life through a display of CHECK IT OUT some of her work, along with three What: Tributaries: multimedia installations by noted Reflections of Aiko writer Joy Kogawa, composer Ann Suzuki exhibition Southam and visual artist Grace Channer. Where: National They were each inspired by Nikkei Museum and Suzuki and worked in collaboraHeritage Centre, 6688 tion with filmmaker Midi Onodera, Southoaks Cres. an award-winning Canadian filmWhen: Ongoing maker with 20 years of directuntil Aug. 29. Opening ing, producing and writing to her reception Tuesday, credit. June 29, 7 to 9 p.m. “Suzuki’s personal dynamism Information: Visit was both stunning and inspiring,” or call notes a press release. “This is your 604-777-7000 for more chance to experience the energy details. and spirit of this prolific and fascinating artist.” Suzuki, born in 1937 in Vancouver, was later interned with her family in the Slocan region and then moved to Ontario. She worked in a wide variety of media, from textiles and spray paint to acrylic, oils and monoprints. Her work ranges in size from canvases to monumental sculptural fibre works, dance sets and smaller multimedia works. In 1994, she founded the Gendai Gallery at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto – a not-for-profit public art gallery dedicated to the promotion of excellence in contemporary art and design. The National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre is at 6688 Southoaks Cres. in Burnaby. For more information, visit or call 604-777-7000.

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s an organization with roots in the local community dating back to 1954, the BC Lions are proud of their commitment to excellence on and off the field. Through a number of initiatives aimed at giving back to communities throughout British Columbia, the Leos are dedicated to making a difference at the local level, attending more than 125 events and involving more than 350 total appearances last season alone. In 2009, more than 4,500 items were donated to at least 550 charitable organizations and sponsors, particularly those focused on youth, education and the development of grassroots football in the province. Several initiatives take place at Lions home games throughout the season to raise money for the Lions’ community partners.

50/50 DRAW AT BC LIONS HOME GAMES Last season, sales from 50/50 tickets at BC Lions home games helped raise more than $155,000 for junior football in British Columbia. In 2010, the BC Lions 50/50 draw will continue to support junior football, while contributing funds to Football BC, the BC Secondary School Football Association and the BC Community Football Association. UNITED WAY OF THE LOWER MAINLAND & COURAGE FOR KIDS PROGRAM The BC Lions Football Club is pleased to partner with the United Way of the Lower Mainland for the Courage For Kids program. The BC Lions Courage For Kids program enables less fortunate children and their families to attend a Lions football game at Empire Field. In 2009, more than 10,000 tickets were donated through this initiative, which was made possible by the generosity of our Courage For Kids corporate partners and the United Way of the Lower Mainland. EVERY YARD COUNTS In 2010, the BC Lions will continue to partner with BC Children’s Hospital for the Every Yard Counts program, which provides an opportunity for children receiving ongoing medical treatment to attend a BC Lions home game.

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Dear Tom and Ray: We recently took our 2001 VW Jetta to the dealer because the Check Engine light was on. They charged us $280 for diagnostics and to replace the air filter and spark plugs. They also wanted $65 to run a “post-repair diagnostic check.” I refused, as it seems to me this should be part of any repair. When we picked up the car, the Check Engine light was still on, and the car ran worse than before. The next morning, they wanted to charge us $118 for another diagnostic. Should I ever pay for a “post-repair diagnostic,” or is this just a pure ripoff? – Craig RAY: Our customers do our post-repair diagnostics for us, Craig. They drive out of the garage, and if we see a wheel fall off, then we know we didn’t fix it.

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26 Juniors nipped by one 27 On All-Academic team 28 Jr. Cannons beat Blaze SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 •

Steelers camp has lots of youth Just seven players expected back for upcoming season Tom Berridge sports editor

The Grandview Steelers kicked off its 2010/11 Pacific International Junior Hockey League season a day before summer officially started. The Burnaby-based Steelers held their annual junior evaluation camp at the Burnaby Winter Club last weekend, which culminated in a rousing allstar game Sunday. Team Black outscored Team White 4-1 in the final period to post a 6-3 win in the showcase game. “There are a couple of kids who we’d like to sign to cards, but the No. 1 thing for these kids is to play Junior A (hockey),” said Steelers head coach Aldo Bruno. With the B.C. major midget league allowing more older-age players to play this season, Bruno says there is little indication of a drop-off in player numbers at the weekend camp. “This year is probably our youngest camp so far. We’ve definitely seen a lot of 16-year-olds and a ton of 17-year-olds,” Bruno said. “We’re still limited to two 16-year-olds, but I don’t think the 17-yearold situation is going to

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Squeeze play: Two junior B hopefuls meet in a spirited scrimmage along the boards at the Burnaby Winter Club during the final day at the Grandview Steelers junior evaluation camp on Sunday.

change at all.” Player numbers at the camp were again well over the 100 mark – despite a similar camp being held across the Fraser River in North Delta – enough to stock six full teams. Grandview will be starting the upcoming junior B season from scratch after losing four players

to graduation and all but seven others to the junior A ranks. “It’s something we’re used to,” Bruno added. “It’s a rebuilding year for us, and that’s what we want. It’s one of those 50/50 things. The reason I do this is for that reason only.” Bruno says putting

together an entertaining and winning team is important, but developing players to move on to higher levels is foremost in his mind. He believes by moving players through his program, the better players coming along will also want to be affiliated with the Steelers.

“The first thing we say to the kids is ‘Hopefully you only have one year with us. If you are here for two years, we’re a little disappointed.’ It’s about moving these kids forward,” Bruno said. The junior B Steelers will hold their main preseason camp, beginning Aug. 12.

Second straight win dampens Thunder Tom Berridge

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The Burnaby Lakers won their second straight Western Lacrosse Association game at home following an 11-7 victory over the visiting Langley Thunder Friday. The win, coupled with New Westminster’s 12-9 loss to firstplace Victoria on Friday, left the bottom six senior A clubs within four points of each other. For the first time in a long while, the WLA looks open to any team that can bring a consistency to the floor. And while Burnaby’s twogame winning streak is a start,

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“What we’re trying to do before the game is get more focused and get our heads in the game,” said Williams, who finished with a three-point night. “Everyone is starting to figure out their roles. No one is playing out of character. … Now it’s just clicking, and hopefully we can keep it going.” That will likely be a strategy that all WLA clubs will hope to employ in order to stay in the mix. Burnaby remained in a lastplace tie with Langley and Nanaimo despite the pair of recent wins, all with six points.

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Michael Valiante of Burnaby finished just off the podium just two weeks after his race car was completely destroyed in a fire. Valiante and co-driver Brian Frisselle guided their Michael Shank Racing Ford Dallara to a fourth-place finish at the EMCO Gears Classic in Lexington, Ohio Saturday. The feat, at the seventh stop on the Grand American sports car circuit, was all the more incredible following a fire that destroyed the team’s Riley chassis in Watkins Glen, New York earlier in the month. The car was rebuilt in seven days and remarkably qualified in fifth place among the Daytona protype cars in the Rolex Series. Valiante took over the car from Frisselle and had the No. 6 Shank car in first place for 14 laps before having to slow down to conserve fuel to avert a final pit stop. “Considering how slow we were in the first session, nearly five seconds off the pace, and considering all the work it took by the entire team to even be here, this race was a victory,” said Valiante in a Michael Shank press release. “We finished fourth due to fuel economy strategy, but we had a car that should have finished second, based on pure speed.” Second-place was taken by another Michael Shank Racing car, a Ford Riley driven by John Pew and Ozz Negri. It was the second runner-up finish of the season for the No. 60 car, moving them up to third place in team standings. Valiante and Frisselle take up the No. 6 spot in overall team racing. Next stop on the series circuit is the Daytona 250 in Daytona, Florida on the U.S. July 4 holiday weekend.

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Move to NCAA brings program stability, says coach There will be something tive the GNAC is as a conold and something new ference,” Howieson said in in the 2010 regular season a SFU press release. schedule for the Simon Since 2003, Seattle Pacific Fraser University varsity has been the dominant prowomen’s soccer team. gram in the conference, a With seven home games stretch that includes four and a home-and-away GNAC championnships series against the 2008 and one national title in NCAA Division II national 2008. champions, The Clan will SFU will have play at Seattle “One of the lots of chalPacific on Oct. lenges ahead 2 and then host major positives of them when Falcons on for our program the they move Oct. 21. in the move is into the Great SFU will Northwest the stability that play two exhiA t h l e t i c bition contests being in a confer- before their Conference this fall. ence provides.” Sept. 16 season The Clan opener. will open their The Clan SHELLEY HOWIESON SFU women’s soccer coach inaugural will play its season in the first three NCAA at home against St. matches at home, includMartin’s College on Sept. ing a nooner on Sept. 18 16. against Western Oregon. “The GNAC is arguThe Clan men open ably the toughest Div. II their 2010 season at home conference in women’s with a non-conference soccer, and Seattle Pacific match on Sept. 2 against and Western Washington the University of Victoria. universities are two proThey will play their first grams consistently vying GNAC conference game for top spot in the confer- at home against Montana ence,” said SFU head coach State University Billings on Shelley Howieson. Sept. 23. “One of the major posiAnother highlight of tives for our program in the schedule will be annuthe move (to the GNAC) is al Challenge Cup against the stability that being in a Lower Mainland rival conference provides, par- University of B.C. on Sept. ticularly in how competi- 12.

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General Studies major Jakie Köhli of Burnaby was one of 10 Indiana University women’s water polo players named to the Big Ten conference spring All-Academic team. To be eligible for academic All-Big Ten recognition, student/athletes must be letterwinners in at least their second academic year and carry a career grade-point average of 3.0 or better. Köhli, a Moscrop Secondary grad, helped the No. 12 nationally ranked Hoosiers to a 21-

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Stony Brook University midfielder Kevin Crowley, a junior first team AllAmerican, had a goal and two assists for the Philadelphia All-Stars in a 15-8 loss to Team U.S.A. in an exhibition field lacrosse match Friday. Crowley’s points all came in the third quarter

during a 3-0 run that pulled the state all-star side to within 9-6 of the American national team in a prelude to the world field championships, which takes place in Manchester, England from July 15 to 24.

Two to worlds

Two Simon Fraser University alumni, Erin Cumpstone and Melanie Matthews, were named to Team Canada for the upcoming women’s world softball championships. Clan physiotherapist Laurie Freebairn will also

travel with the national team to Caracas, Venezuela for the world championships, which start today and last until July 2.

All alone is he

Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was the sole B.C. skater named to the development camp for Canada’s national under18 hockey team. Nugent-Hopkins, the Western Hockey League’s rookie of the year, will join 38 players at the camp in Calgary from July 31 to Aug. 3.

Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project Invitation to Comment and Notice of Open Houses The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (Proponent) is proposing to develop the Evergreen Line, a new rapid transit line to connect Coquitlam to Burnaby via Port Moody (proposed Project). The proposed Project is subject to review under British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Act. The Proponent has now submitted its application (Application) to obtain an environmental assessment certificate which is required before any work can be undertaken on the proposed Project. In order to provide information to the public about the Application, and to receive comments from the public, the Environmental Assessment Office of British Columbia (EAO) invites the public to attend an OpenHouse to be held as follows: Date: July 6, 2010 Location: Coquitlam City Hall Council Chambers and Lobby, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam Date: July 7, 2010 Location: Cameron Recreation Centre, 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby Date: July 8, 2010 Location: Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody All open houses will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. there will be a presentation by the EAO on the process with an opportunity to ask questions. A second presentation will also be given by the Proponent regarding the proposed Project.

If you are unable to attend an Open House you may make a written submission. There are 60 days for the submission of comments by the public in relation to the Application. The comment period will begin on June 30, 2010 and end at midnight on August 29, 2010. All comments received in relation to the Application during this period will be considered. The intention of seeking public comments is to ensure that all potential effects – environmental, economic, social, heritage and health – that might result from the proposed Project are identified for consideration as part of the assessment process. The EAO accepts public comments through the following ways: • By Online Form at: • By Mail: Brian Murphy Project Assessment Director Environmental Assessment Office PO Box 9426 Stn Prov Govt Victoria BC V8W 9V1 • By Fax: 250 356-6448 An electronic copy of the Application and information regarding the environmental assessment process are available at Copies of the Application are also available for viewing at the following locations during business hours: Coquitlam Municipal Hall, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam Port Moody Municipal Hall, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody Burnaby Municipal Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby

All submissions received by the EAO during the comment period in relation to the proposed Project are considered public and will be posted to the EAO website. While the EAO will withhold your name and location upon request, all comments will be posted. EAO does not accept confidential submissions.

A28 • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 • Burnaby NOW

Meet of the Week

BURNABY BARRACUDAS SWIM CLUB A/B MEET The Burnaby Barracudas summer swim club hosts regional Simon Fraser meet @ Central Park outdoor pool, all day Saturday and Sunday.

SENIOR A LACROSSE WESTERN ASSOCIATION W L T GF GA Pt Victoria 7 3 0 100 82 14 New West 5 3 0 77 68 10 Maple Ridge 5 5 0 96 92 10 Coquitlam 5 5 0 111 112 10 Burnaby 3 4 0 52 67 6 Langley 3 4 0 87 89 6 Nanaimo 3 6 0 96 109 6 Fri – Langley 7, Burnaby 11 (Scott Tinning 2g4a, Cam Sedgwick 2g2a, Trevor Moore 5a, Scott Lowe 37 stops) WLA Scoring G A Pt Dane Dobbie Coq 28 26 54 Cory Conway Coq 18 34 52 Scott Ranger Nan 25 22 47 Lewis Ratcliff Nan 15 30 45 Jarrett Davis MR 15 28 43 Jason Jones Coq 15 26 41 Garrett Billings Lan 19 21 40 Rhys Duch Vic 20 18 38 Alex Turner Lan 14 18 32 Joel Henry Vic 13 19 32 Jeff Shattler Vic 10 21 31 Dean Hill Vic 9 22 31 Ryan Benesch Vic 15 12 27 Daryle Veltman Coq 12 15 27 Callum Crawford Nan 9 18 27 Jason Wulder Coq 12 14 26 Cliff Smith NW 11 14 25 Leading Goalies GAA % Ron Schibild MR 7.78 0.803 Matt Roik NW 7.79 0.824 Nick Patterson Vic 8.14 0.819 Matt Flindell Vic 8.22 0.806 Scott Lowe Bby 8.63 0.796

JUNIOR A LACROSSE BC JUNIOR LEAGUE W L T GF GA Pt New West 13 0 2 160 92 28 Coquitlam 13 1 1 171 98 27 Victoria 10 7 1 166 153 21 Nanaimo 8 7 0 146 116 16 Burnaby 7 8 2 127 133 16 Delta 6 10 0 146 157 12 Port Coquitlam 2 12 2 109 174 6 Langley 2 16 0 124 226 4 Sun – Burnaby 5 (Mackenize Davis 2g1a, Brodie MacDonald 36 saves), New Westminster 6 Thur – Burnaby 11 (Nick Bilic 4g, MacDonald 46 saves), Langley 9 OT BCJLL Scoring G A Pt Casey Jackson Vic 37 43 80 Mike Mallory Del 31 38 69

Karsen Leung Vic 25 44 69 Reegan Comeault Lan 28 36 64 Tyler Digby NW 24 38 62 Cody Bremner Nan 28 31 59 Carlton Schuss Del 21 32 53 Brandon Bertoia Coq 22 30 52 Jeff Sproule NW 12 40 52 Mark Negrin NW 26 25 51 Sean Lundstrom Lan 11 37 48 Leif Mydske NW 22 25 47 Trevor Evans Poc 24 22 46 Blair Pinnock Vic 22 24 46 Darcy Cummings Poc 16 29 45 Mackenzie Davis Bby 19 20 39 Leading Goalies GAA % Frank Scigliano NW 5.58 84.38 Brodie Macdonald Bby 7.40 83.54 Dan Lewis Coq 6.12 83.13 Zach Boychuk Nan 7.87 82.83

SR B LACROSSE WEST COAST LEAGUE W L T/OT GF GA Pt Ladner 10 1 0 162 61 20 Burnaby 10 1 0 132 69 20 Tri City 8 2 1 126 67 17 Nanaimo 6 4 0 90 69 12 Valley 5 5 0 90 101 10 North Shore 5 7 0 104 129 10 Royal City 4 6 0 125 89 8 Langley 1 11 0 83 193 2 Chilliwack 0 11 0 50 184 0 WCSLA Scoring G A Pt Kyle Goundrey Lad 15 51 66 Russ Heard TC 17 39 56 Jarrett Dorman TC 34 21 55 Trent Smalley Lad 27 19 46 Jim Nishiyama Val 21 22 43 Sean Kelly Lad 18 25 43 Dan Roberts RC 24 18 42 Pat O’Dwyer Nan 22 20 42 Rob Brommer Bby 18 20 38 Travis St. Germain Bby 16 12 28 Quinn Waddington Bby 16 10 26 Marcus Wooden Bby 12 10 22

SUMMER SOCCER PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Premier Mens Division W L T GF GA Vcr T-Birds 10 0 2 24 6 Khalsa Sptg 6 3 1 16 12 Vic Highld’er 2 4 4 11 12 Okanagan 3 4 1 11 16 Athletic Club 1 3 4 12 13 Kamloops 1 4 4 10 15 Victoria Utd 1 4 2 8 16 Premier Womens Division W’Caps Pros 9 0 0 51 3

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BASEBALL BC PREMIER LEAGUE W L Pct GB Langley 20 6 .769 –– North Delta 25 9 .735 1.0 Vic Mariners 18 7 .720 1.5 Coquitlam 19 13 .594 4.0 Abbotsford 15 10 .600 4.5 Fraser Valley 17 13 .567 5.0 Nanaimo 16 14 .533 6.0 Vancouver 17 17 .500 7.0 Parksville 11 18 .379 10.5 North Shore 11 19 .367 11.0 Okanagan 11 22 .333 12.5 Victoria Eagles 8 19 .296 12.5 White Rock 7 28 .200 17.5 Sun – Vancouver Cannons 1 (Brandon Favaro 2H1R), Nanaimo 11 Sat – Cannons 0, Parksville 2 * BC JUNIOR PREMIER LEAGUE Langley 28 9 .757 –– Abbotsford 20 13 .606 6.0 North Shore 16 14 .533 8.5 Victoria Eagles 16 15 .516 9.0 North Delta 16 16 .500 9.5 Nanaimo 16 18 .471 10.5 Vic Mariners 16 18 .471 10.5 Coquitlam 15 17 .469 10.5 Okanagan 14 18 .438 11.0 White Rock 13 20 .394 13.0 Vancouver 10 22 .313 15.5 Sat – Langley 1, 3, Vancouver Cannons 0, 5

SPORTS CAR RACING EMCO GEARS CLASSIC Daytona Protype Racing 1 Chip Ganassi Racing BMW 2 Michael Shank Racing Ford 3 AIM Autosport Ford 4 Michael Shank Racing Ford (Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle) 5 Spirit of Daytona Porsche 6 GAINSCO Chevy 7 Doran Racing Ford 8 Brumos Racing Porsche 9 SunTrust Racing Ford 10 Action Express Racing Porsche Rolex Series Team Standings 1 Chip Ganassi Racing 225 pts 2 SunTrust Racing 188

Juniors: Adanacs here on Sunday continued from page 26

extra time with his second goal of the game and third of the year. Bilic also tallied in OT, potting his fourth of the game into an empty net. Jaxson Lee notched a pair of goals, including the go-ahead goal midway through the final frame, to boost his teamhigh goal tally to 22 on the season. Jonathan Rakic sent the game into overtime with Langley’s only goal of the

third period on Burnaby starter Brodie MacDonald. MacDonald faced 57 shots in goal for the Lakers. Burnaby will play back-to-back games at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre this weekend. On Saturday, the junior Lakers will entertain the fifth-place Nanaimo Timbermen at 5 p.m. Burnaby will then face the Coquitlam Adanacs at home on Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m.

Lisa King/burnaby now

In a cloud of smoke: When the dust cleared, Langley’s Garrett Smith beat the throw to third base Byron Prasad in 5-3 Vancouver Cannons’ win Saturday.

3 Michael Shank Racing 178 4 Brumos Racing 176 5 GAINSCO 172 6 Michael Shank Racing 169 Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle 7 AIM Autosport 167 7 Spirit of Daytona Racing 167 9 Doran Racing 160 10 Action Express Racing 158

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LOWER MAINLAND LEAGUE Regular Season Premier Division W L R/O Pct Meraloma 7 0 1 100.0 Richmond 7 0 1 100.0 Arbutus 5 2 1 71.4

MOSCROP SECONDARY Year End Awards Grade 12 Athletes of the Year Kyle Chin, David Alba, Marisa Bischoff, Laura Ng Grade 11 Athletes of the Year Rafael Malcolm, Tereza Vincalek

Grade 10 Athletes of the Year Jordan Pink, Brandon Chin, Kimvie Phan Grade 9 Athletes of the Year Zach Or, Larissa Hum Grade 8 Athletes of the Year Ethan Malcolm, Kelsey Lim BYRNE CREEK SECONDARY Grade 12 Athletes of the Year Ben George, Stephanie Gill Grade 11 Athletes of the Year Julian Isermann, Evangeli Anteros Grade 10 Athletes of the Year Jerome Rosler, Rhoda Allie Grade 9 Athletes of the Year David Majstorovic, Ella Tugade Grade 8 Athletes of the Year CJ Salen, Merve Fattah

Lakers: League has improved a lot continued from page 25

New Westminster, Coquitlam and the Maple Ridge Burrards all shared second place with 10 points, just four behind the league-leading Shamrocks following the Adanacs’ 13-9 win over Maple Ridge on Sunday. “The calibre of the league is really developing out here,” Williams added. “The league is really improving a lot. It’s really challenging and fun. The young guys, the veterans coming back, guys from the East and guys from the States are coming in – it’s just competitive.” And for Burnaby’s youthful lineup that is finally finding its feet in all of this, that is good news, said Williams. Second-year goalie Scott Lowe posted his third win, stopping 37 Langley shots.

Tinning led all scorers with two goals and four helpers, while rookie Trevor Moore chipped in with five assists. Cam Sedgwick helped out in his second game back with the Lakers with a four-point outing. “It’s good for everyone,” he added. “We’re all a little closer, and you know what? It doesn’t matter any more. Everyone is on the same page and having fun. That’s what it’s all about, right?” The Lakers next two games are against the surging Burrards, who are 4-2 in their last six WLA starts. Burnaby hosts the Burrards at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Friday at 7:45 p.m. The Lakers then travel to Maple Ridge for Sunday tilt, beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Weekends were made for shopping, so make sure you check our Classifieds for a comprehensive listing of garage sales in your area!

Follow the garage sale trail in our newspaper

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BLACK CAT, named Shadow, with green eyes, gentle yet shy. Lost in Burnaby, near Bryne Creek Park. If found, please call 604-525-3381. Reward offered.

COCKATIEL > Small, grey & white with yellow head, very loud voice. Lost June 8th on Wedgewood St beside Action Glass − he flew west. Plse call 604-787-3085


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BLACK CAT, medium hair, white spot on chest was found at Brentwood park area. 604-872-4849



8-12 The Yukon Department of Education is seeking applications from experienced teachers and administrators for the position of Principal for Vanier Catholic Secondary School, Whitehorse. Vanier is Yukon ’s only Catholic Secondary School (student population approx. 435). Please visit our website for further details on the Experience and Qualifications required. employment/index.html Contact us: Fax: (867) 667-5435

Information Sessions Tues June 29 - Kerrisdale Wed July 14 - Downtown Call Alison to register




WELL ESTABLISHED, stable, growing Trucking company of 25 years is seeking family oriented individuals to join our team. Fulltime year round drivers to operate Super-B Bulkers. Applicants must be willing to relocate to small town Sask. Email resume to:


LOST DOG - 'TEDDY' cream/ white M neutered Pom, lion/ mohawk haircut, 8lbs, DOB Sept13/02 NEEDS DAILY MEDS & has bad hip. Last seen SAT June19, 5:30PM @ 17th Ave & 2nd St., BBY. Please call ASAP 778-862-2855 $ REWARD Thank you & God Bless

This is a data entry position. Attention to detail and previous experience with building products in both retail & wholesale is a must. F/T salary position in New West. Full benefits after 3 months. To start immediately. • This experience / knowledge is essential, and only those applicants with the above qualifications will be considered. Please email resume to:

Automotive Sales Representative It’s time to sell for one of the most loyal and quality car brands on the market. Join our award winning team at Happy Honda. All advertising published in this newspaper is accepted on the premise that the merchandise and services offered are accurately described and willingly sold to buyers at the advertised prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. Advertising that does not conform to these standards or that is deceptive or misleading, is never knowingly accepted. If any reader encounters non-compliance with these standards All advertising published in this newspaper is we ask that youpremise inform that the Publisher of this accepted on the the merchandise and services offered are accurately described newspaperandTheAdvertisingStandardsCouncil and willingly sold to buyers at the advertised of B.C. OMISSION AND ERROR: The publishers prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. do not guarantee the insertion of a particular Advertising that does not conform to these standards or that deceptivedate, or misleading, advertisement on ais specified or at all, is never knowingly accepted. If any reader although every effort will be made to meet the encounters non-compliance with these standards we askofthat inform Further, the Publisher of this wishes the you advertisers. the publishers newspaper and The Advertising Standards Council do not accept liability for any loss or damage of B.C. OMISSION AND ERROR: The publishers caused an error the or inaccuracy in the printing do not by guarantee insertion of a particular advertisement on a beyond specifiedthe date, or atpaid all, of an advertisement amount although every effort occupied will be made toportion meet the for the space actually by the of wishes of the advertisers. Further, the publishers the not advertisement in which theloss errororoccurred. do accept liability for any damage caused by an error or inaccuracy in the printing Any corrections or changes will be made in the of an advertisement beyond the amount paid nexttheavailable issue. The Burnaby Now & The for space actually occupied by the portion of Newadvertisement Westminster Record willthe be error responsible for the in which occurred. Any or insertion changes will madelimited in the only corrections one incorrect withbeliability next available issue. The Burnaby Now & The to thatWestminster portion of Record the advertisement affectedfor by New will be responsible the error. Request for adjustments or corrections only one incorrect insertion with liability limited to portion of the affected onthat charges must be advertisement made within 30 days by of the error. Request for adjustments or corrections the charges ad’s expiration. bestwithin results pleaseof on must beFor made 30 days

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Qualified applicants will be responsible for sales of both new and used inventory. Responsibilities: • Achieve monthly goals as established by yourself and the Sales Manager • Provide exceptional customer service • To be current on product knowledge of all vehicles and all competitive products • Following up with sold & unsold clients Requirements: • Valid Class 5 Drivers License, clean driver’s abstract • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Ability to meet the needs of a diverse cliental • Professional appearance • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills • Desire to exceed customer’s expectations Assets: • Automotive experience • VSA Licence • Secondary language Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to email:




Global Agriculture TransLoading Inc. a well established Trans-Loading/ transportation company located at 11678 130th Street, Surrey, B.C. urgently requires full-time qualified Long-Haul Truck Drivers. Duties include: Drive & operate straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials to customers, conduct preliminary trip inspection, Perform minor/emergency roadside repairs, record trip & cargo information, and oversee safety and security of truck and cargo. Minimum 3 years experience and clean driving abstract is required. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset. Salary $22.50/hr.+ Benefits. Fax resume to 604-580-2786.


General Employment

Personal Trainer Certification Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be avail. 604-930-8377 See our ad in todays paper under Education.

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General Employment

COSTA LANDSCAPING seeking Landscapers. Must have several yrs of exp. $18.20 hr/ 40 hr wk. E-resume:



GROWING Health Care company seeking LPNs to provide patient care and education. Fax resume to 604-273-6774 or email:

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Teachers/ Instructors


SEEKING Casa Directress & Infant/Toddler teacher. ECE/AMI/ Infancy Cert. req. 2nd lang. an asset but not mandatory. F/T$18/hr.



Hotel Restaurant COOK

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Relevant experience in either Long Term Care or Acute Care Facility. Position requires applicant to be able to lift heavy items. Food Safe Certificate & cook papers req’d. Excl written & oral communication skills a must. New West Facility. Send resume Attn: Cindy Turnbull Fax 604-522-1022

ROOFERS - Single Ply

Marine Roofing seeks fulltime Journeypersons. Lower Mainland BC Jobs Min. 3 yrs. exp. $27.50-$32.50/hr. Call Daryl, 604-433-1813

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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. If you’ve been looking for a home-based opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work. Qualified applicants receive training, support and monthly remuneration. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 GENERAL LABOURERS & MACHINE OPERATOR

Hardworking, reliable persons required for a Port Coquitlam manufacturing plant. ● Some heavy lifting ● Knowledge of power tools an asset ● Shift work or f/t graveyard ● Entry level $10.51/hr to start ● Machine Operator $12.74/hr ● Graveyard shift gets .50 cent shift differential ● Potential room for advancement ● Good extended health benefit package after 6/mo.



NAPD in Vancouver is currently looking for individuals with land/ marine pile driving experience. If you are looking for a career as one of the following: ● Bridgman Pile Driver ● Bridgman Pile Driving Foreman ● Pile Driving Crane Operator we would like to hear from you. To apply today, please visit our careers page at

Diesel Mechanic

Global Agriculture TransLoading Inc. a well established Trans-Loading/ transportation company located at 11678 130th Street, Surrey, B.C. urgently requires full-time qualified Diesel Mechanics. Duties include: Perform inspection and diagnosis on engines, motors and other heavy equipments, Adjust, repair & replace parts & components, Perform regular maintenance service. Minimum 4 years experience. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset. Salary $26.50/hr.+ Benefits. Fax resume to 604-580-2786.


MEGA JOB FAIR AND TRAINING SOLUTIONS THURSDAY, JULY 8th, 8th, 2010 Looking for Work? Want to upgrade your skills?

Numerous employers & training centers will be attending the PICS MEGA JOB FAIR!

North Surrey Recreation Centre 10275 - 135th Street, Surrey 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (near Surrey Central Skytrain Station)

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Northwest Plastics Ltd. #200-1605 Industrial Ave, Port Coquitlam Mon-Fri from 10am-2pm

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FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES Guaranteed best value! Six Metro Vancouver Locations: Vancouver • Burnaby • Surrey • Richmond • Coquitlam • Maple Ridge All our Instructors are also working local Health Inspectors! Classes held each week & weekend! Course materials available in 6 languages. Same-day Certification. Visit our website at or call 604-272-7213 ADVANCE Hospitality Education – B.C.’s #1 Choice for Foodsafe & WorldHost Training. LOVE YOUR JOB! FLEXIBLE, online web design courses. Beginner or advanced, College accredited curriculum. Learn from home while you build your online business and design skills. Visit: to apply! TRAIN TO be a MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT. The Healthcare industry needs YOU! MTI Community College, (1) 604-310-2684. LOVE YOUR JOB!


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Medical Office Trainees Needed!

Doctors & Hospitals need Medical Administrative & Medical Office Staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement is also available.



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APARTMENT/CONDOMINIUM MANAGERS (CRM) home study course. Many jobs registered with us across Canada! Thousands of grads working! Government certified. 30 years of success! or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.


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Fridge $249 • Stove $199 Washer $199 • Dryer $149 Warranty & Delivery Removal Available



Food Products

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Burial Plots

1 BURIAL PLOT located in Ocean View Cemetery, Acacia Section. $9,000. 604-434-2115

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BURIAL PLOTS in Ocean View Cemetery, flat marker area, Garden of Fortune, Paid $26,000 Sell $18,888 each. 604-765-3432

For Sale Miscellaneous

APPLY TODAY for a brand NEW FULLY LOADED MDG Desktop, Laptop or LCD HDTV delivered to your doorstep & get a FREE 22’’ LCD HDTV! FInance from 49 cents/day, $0 down, 1yr/2yr/3yr terms. Everyone’s Approved thanks to MDG’s In-House Financing 1-800-791-1174.

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For Sale Miscellaneous

MOVING MUST SELL! Imported Portuguese Living Room & Dining Room, Hand Tool Leather Upholstery, 5 & 11 pce in Mahogany, Also Kroeller 5 pce Maplewood Dining Set, Bokhara 9x12 hand woven carpet, 18ft freezer cuft. 604-294-8789

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BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636 Coffee Table, 45' long, 23.5 'wide, 16' tall, glass, slides & horizontal. $45. Danish style table, 4ft 7 ' long, 30.5' wide, 29' high, 2 x 13inch leaves, tile design in the middle. $195 Mt Pleasant area, Van, 604-875-8055



KITCHEN CABINETS & Vanity Cabinet; U pick-up, 604-925-0661


Lumber/Building Supplies

FUTURE STEEL BUILDINGS CLEARANCE - Pre-engineered and custom-sized to your requirements. Factory-direct pricing. Some models discounted to halfprice to clear. CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE AND QUOTE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.

#1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. BUILDING SALE! “ROCK BOTTOM PRICES!” FINAL WEEK. 25x30 $4,577. 30x40 $7,140. 32x60 $11,950. 35x60 $13,990. 40x70 $14,650. 40x100 $24,900. 46x140 $37,600. OTHERS. Ends optional. Pioneer MANUFACTURERS DIRECT 1-800-668-5422. NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cyclesawing increases efficiency up to 40%. 400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 • A31


14th ANNUAL COMPLEX WIDE GARAGE SALE Saturday Only! June 26th ★ 9-3, 8580 Cumberland Place, Burnaby. Something for Everyone! Don’t miss out!



SAT. June 26 • 10 to 4 SUN. June 27 • Noon to 4 4745 Gatenby St, (enter from back lane)

Christmas Decor, Collectibles, Cookware, Furniture, Garden ...

Burnaby, North


Sunday June 27th, 10-4pm, 4430 Dundas St, (Willingdon/Dundas) Kitchen, household, furniture VARIETY OF STUFF!

East Burnaby MULTI - FAMILY SALE Saturday Only! June 26 ★ 9 to 3 9130/9131/9150 Wilberforce Street

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S. Burnaby

Sunday Only! ♥ JUNE 27 ♥ 8am to 2pm 211 ASH STREET New Westminster

Various electronics, dvds/cds, appliances, furniture, etc. See you there!

All proceeds to purchase Orthopedic Equipment for Royal Columbian Hospital ♥ Hosted by the Group of 5 & Friends!

All proceeds go to Westminster House Recovery Centre For Women

Multi Family Sale Sunday June 27 9 am to 3 pm 4831 McKee Pl.,


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July 5 to Aug 13

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Port Moody

33 FLAVELLE Dr. 3 BR, 3 lvls, 2.5 baths, 2 f/ps. 3,360 sf home in CDS, on greenbelt. 7,260 sf lot. $917,000. By appt, 604-767-6742



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1 BD RM apts from $720.00, h/w & basic cable inc. No pets,1 yr. lease, u/g parking avail. 604-525-2599 AVAIL ASAP, 621 Colburne St, 1 block north of Queens Park, 1 BR, newly reno’d, top flr, no pets, $750 + 50% utils. 604-454-4540 SALISBURY APARTMENT 7111 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR rent incl heat & hot water. NS/NP 604-526-5584 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $875 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, June 1, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604 936-3907


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Lots & Acreage

401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

1 ACRE gd - Mission All usable building lot, room for shop, pool & lrg home. High end homes built in this prestigious cul de sac subdivision. 10 mins to downtown. Drive by lot #7 - 8732 Jones Terrace, near the Abby on Dewdney Trunk Rd. $330,000. Call Len 604-763-4118

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1 BDRM Apt.

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

Call 604-522-3391


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

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

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N. WEST 1 - 2 BR apt, nr Douglas Col, skytrain, balcony, n/p, n/s, n/d, $680 & up. 604-839-8156.

BBY, Brentwood, Newly Reno’d Spac 1 BR, lam & ceramic tiles, $825 incls heat, hot water & hydro, quiet adult oriented bldg, ns/np, Jun 15, 604-841-6984

BBY, HIGHGATE. Bright 1 BR, 20th flr. View! 7 appl, granite, f/p, u/grd prkg, gym. $1150/mo. Ns/ np. July 1st. Refs. 604-202-6000

BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR corner unit, $855 incl heat & h/w. ns/np, Newly reno’d. U/grd prkg. storage, July 1. 604-779-3882

BBY S. 1 BR $675 - $750, ug prkg, hw, net, hardwood/carpet, cat ok, avail July 1, 604-818-1129

NEW WEST, Large 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Close to transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086

BURNABY CENTRE Metrotown Area - Bby

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

CALL (604) 438-4544

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

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789 CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

815 - 5th Ave, New West

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


325 Casey St, Coquitlam Large 1 BR Apt, from $760 incls heat, hot water, cable & secure u/grd prkg. Clean, quiet, adult-oriented building. Small pets ok. View by appt.

Call 604-339-2316 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

office: 604 936-1225


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NEW WEST. 2 BR $950. Quiet, clean building. Includes heat, h/w & cable. N/S, N/P. 604-521-0995

NEW WEST: Moody Park 1 BR $690 + utils. Quiet. July 1. Cat ok. 604-591-3628, 604-517-559

NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1BR apt, $710/mo, Immed, NP, quiet complex, 604 299-8288

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

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $710/mo Includes heat, hot water, cable & parking. Near schools, shops, bus & Skytrain. Available July 1st. Cats okay! Deposit required.

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POCO, 2 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg. Coin laundry. $875/mo incls heat. July 1. N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562 POCO CENTRAL - 2 BDRM 1 yr old corner, 6 appl, 2 u/g prkg, cl to amen, transit, WCE, sch and parks NP NS, (604) 477-7999. POCO CENTRAL - 2 BDRM Apt, 1 yr old corner, 6 appl, 2 u/g prkg, cl to sch, transit, WC, NP, NS, (604) 477-7999 POCO NEW 2 BR condo, 1 yr lease, 6 appls, wheelchair accessible, cls to all ammens, WCE, Avail Now, $1300, 604-942-5493

Call 604-521-2884

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 St. Andrews Court

910 St. Andrews Street, New Westminster Bach suite, $700/mo. Big 1 BR from $750/mo. Rent includes heat. Reno’d, new paint, h/wd flrs. Cat ok. Seniors’ special.

Danny 604-728-2086



Queens Avenue 136 10th St, New West

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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

Middlegate Manor

By Highgate Mall in Burnaby 1 BR from $780/month 2 BR from $950/month Spacious, modern, clean bldg. Includes heat, h/w, basic cable & prkg. Quiet pets ok.

Call Dan 604-728-2086


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

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

604- 983- 8046

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

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

Call 604-540-9300


220 7th St, New West 1 BR $700. 2 BR $850. Rent incls heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604 519-1382 Managed by Colliers International

320-9th St, New West

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


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

CALL 604 519-1095

1010 6th Ave, New West

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

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Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Reference required.

1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100. ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.

Contact Natalie 778-230-9037 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

604 939-0944

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

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

604 420-5636


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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Duplexes - Rent

BBY.2 BR, priv laundry, entry, prkg. $900 mo + utilities. Camino Crt. Immed. 604-889-4740



HOMESTAY FAMILIES Needed Immediately

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Houses - Rent

COQ Nr L’heed Mall, 3 BR up, fully fin bsmnt dwn, pets ok, w/d, $1800 + util, now. 604 727-2001 COQ West, 3 BR Rancher, 2 bath, garage, new roof/paint, nr L’heed Mall/skytn, avail Now, NS/ NP, $1600 + util, 604-936-5227


CALL 604 715-7764

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Shared Accommodation


Lrg 1 BR to shr in Clean Bright house, View, 1 blk to bus, $500 incls all, fem pref, 778-668-7181


Shared Accommodation


Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

COQ, L’heed Mall, room $390 share kitch, bath, w/d & incl utils. No drugs. Av. now. 604 728-2178


Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040


COQ WEST whole house, 3 br, living & family rm, 2 bath, workshop, carport, new flrs & paint, mins to shops & schools, avail now, ns, np, $2100/mo+utils, Call Maggie @ 604-764-6618 COQ, WW Plateau, 3313 Plateau Blvd. 4 BR, golf course in back yrd, $2200 + 2/3 utils. July 1st. N/s, n/p. Saeid, 604-726-5751


Suites/Partial Houses

North Burnaby

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY 2 BR g/lvl ste, n/s, n/p, $850 incls utils, nr Metrotown, no w/d, Avail Immed. 604-434-1422 BBY, 2 BR mn flr hse, 1 bath, nr bus, skytrain, schls, Metrotown, ns/np, $950 + utils. 604-438-1588

BBY. Capitol Hill. Renovated 1 BR. 900 sf. Priv laundry. $875/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. 604-294-9830 BBY, CDA WAY. 1 BR, sep liv rm & kit, Nr schl, bus & shops. ns/np. 778-881-4101 or 604-897-7717 BBY CDA Way/Edmonds, Newly Reno’d 2 BR open flr plan, incls cbl, hydro, w/d, internet, n/p, n/s, $1090. Avail Now. 604-671-4465

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


BBY, DEER Lake. 2 BR, f/bath, $1150 + util. Alarm. New ss appls. N/s, n/p. Immed. 604-418-8606

BBY DEER LK, 2 BR, sh’d W/D, priv entry & prkg, $975 incls utls. By BCIT. NS/NP. 604-880-0597 BBY E, 1 BR suite, grnd flr, bright, wood flrs, N/S, N/P, July 1, $750 incl util & cbl. 604-295-8817 BBY HEIGHTS on Dundas near Gilmore St. ★ 2 BR Top flr of house, big living room & kitchen, 4 appls, seperate garage, large yard, shr’d lndry, $1300/mo + utils. NS/NP. Avail July 1st. 604-255-2264 or 604-961-9949

N WEST, Lrg 1 BR + den. Near 22 Skytrn & amens $850 incls utils /cbl. Now. ns/np. 604-710-1864 NEW WEST, Queensborough. 2 BR, full bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $930/mo incl hydro/cable. Near Wal Mart & bus. Available immed. 604-520-3398 or 778-988-8898

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard, new roof, dbl garage..... $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

TOP FLOOR 3Bdrm 1.5Bath. Unfurnished includes fridge, stove, d/w, f/p, shared laundry. Near transit, schools, daycare, parks, shopping & more. No Pets. $1800/m includes utilities. 3434 E. 2nd Ave. (604-307-2749)


Miscellaneous Rentals


COQ, Como Lake/Clarke. 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $695/mo incl hydro/ cable. Av. now. 778-217-9934 COQ WESTWOOD PLATEAU, Beaut 1400 sqft 2 BR & Den g/lvl, hot tub, 7 appls, $1400 + utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 604-945-9594 COQ WW Plat. Lrg 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $700 incls utls, SAT TV, net. NS/NP. 604-944-6390

COQ, Wwd Plat. Big, bright 6 BR, 3 lvls, 3.5 baths. Stainless steel applis., big back yard. Well maintained & one owner (Park Lane home). Walk to hiking trails. Near schools. $2,595/mo + util. Ns/np. July 15th. Refs. 604-552-9698 COQ Wwd Plateau. Pets & smoking ok! 2 BR, f/bath, $900 incl hydro. Immed. 778-847-7637 NEW WEST Queensboro New 2 BR g/lvl ste, w/d, n/p, n/s, $1000 incls utils. Immed. 604-377-6974




N.WEST West End. 1 BR cottage house, w/d, prkg. Av now. $775 + utils. NS/NP suits 1 604 522-8278

#1 QUALITY Cleaning Service Homes & Business. Senior Disc. Low Rates. 604 724-8998

POCO, 1758 PRAIRIE. 2 BR gr lev ste, own W/D, $850 incls utls. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-944-7095

Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★

POCO BRIGHT private 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yard, freshly painted, new bath, inste w/d. Small pet ok. July 1. $725 incls utils. Suits mature n/s. 604-299-5435

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


Townhouses Rent

BBY NORTH 3 BR, Broadway/ Sperling, nr SFU, quiet area, ns/ np, $1650. Sep 1. 604-505-5039 COQ 2 BR Townhse, 3100 Ozada Ave, quiet family complex, No Pets $905/mo, 604-942-2277


TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste w/d, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.

Contact 604 939-0221





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



Systems Ltd.


J & S CLEANING. Res/Comm. Move in / move out. 15% seniors’ discount. 5 years exp. Reliable & guaranteed work. Free estimates. 778-998-9127 or 778-239-9609 JANE’s • House Cleaning A thorough job every time! Call ★ 778-398-0661 ULTRA CLEAN, Affordable, Residential cleaning avail. Call for your Free Est 778-228-8228



CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649 DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408



#1167 LIC. Bonded, WCB. BBB Member since 1975. Lrg & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter. Low rates. 24 Hour. Jim 617-1774.

Electrician Lic#95323, Bonded, Affordable Com/Res. No Job too small. 25yrs exp. 604 727-2306 LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899



Timberland Forest Products 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail etc... We Install Cedar Fencing Free Estimates − Call Today 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604 520-7792 S&E Landscaping and Fencing Custom Cedar, Prefab panels, Chainlink. Free Est. 778-838-3005


Floor Covering

ALL ABOUT FLOORS Hardwood, Laminate, Tiles. Free Ests. Mo 778-789-4333


Floor Refinishing

ALL NEW FLOORS. Hardwood, Laminate. Professional Installation and Refinishing.. 604-715-8455

Wanted To Rent

House with 2 Kitchens in New West. Rent to Own. lv message 604-444-9889

COQ, 585 Alderson Av. 2 BR g/l, new paint & carpets, share w/d, alarm. $999 incls utils & cable. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-931-6269


* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

BBY METROTOWN, brand new 1 BR abv grd, a/c, shared w/d, full bath. Avail July 1. $750 incls utils. NS/NP. Safe area. 604 419-0699

COQ 2BR Reno’d G/L Own W/D Alarm f/bath f/p n/s n/p avail now $925 incl. ultil & net. 728-1638


NWest, July 1. 2 BR main flr in quiet duplex. McBride/8th, NS/ NP. $800 + utils. 604-524-0701

ELECTRONIC ENGINEER. NS/ Non drinker/drugs. Prefer furn’d room. Refs. Ken 778-887-4035

BBY S. 2 BR g/l, 1100sf, lrg & brt priv ent, f/p, n/s, n/p, nr bus, $750 + 1/2 util, July 1. 604-524-8137

Alarm Services

FORMULA CARPENTRY rot repair, decks, fences, concrete, Red Seal cert. Free est. 778-888-4751

Warehouse/ Commercial

BBY N Reno 1 br bsmt suite, $850 inc utils/cbl, alarm. Exc loc. N/S, N/P. Immed! 604-833-0888 POCO. 3 BR, 2 flrs. 5 appl, c/port, big f/yrd. Ns/np. $1300/mo + utils. Avail July 1st. 604-945-1875


NEW WEST, West End. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Ns/np. Includes util/cable. Available now. 604-522-1896

BBY, METROTOWN. 3 BR main flr, wd, np, $1280 + utils. Avail Now. 604-779-7524

BBY N. 2 BR g/lvl ste, avail July 1, nr SFU, N/s, N/p, $1100 incls hyd, cbl, lndry. 604-603-2381


BBY Unit 18-7228 Winston St,, approx 1500sf, W/H w/finished office, clean, lrg O/H dr, 3 phase power, July 1, 604 929-9493, BURNABY WAREHOUSE + Office, Byrne Road, 2100 sq ft, grnd level, bay door, avail now, $1,300/mo. Call 604-928-5909

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

* Save Your Dollars * 604-781-7695



DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Prof. refinish, sanding from $2. installs. Dustless 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508



Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142



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

604-916-7729 JEFF



ALL WORK GUARANTEED Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall finishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.



(since 1968) 4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs & cleaning. Free Estimates 604 874-8158 Check us out with the BBB

Edgemont Gutters. Sales & Install 5’’ continuous gutter, minor repairs, cleaning. 604-420-4800


PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793


DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chatlines. Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).

Findonein the HomeServicessection

Steve’s Gutter Cleaning from $98. Repairs & power wash avail. Prompt. 604-524-0667, 782-5085

Home Services

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BIG RED CONTRACTING ... now on Facebook! • Laminate Floors • Fixtures and Fittings • Drywall • Trim Work • Junk Removal • Fencing • Yardwork • Retaining Walls • Free quote Call Neil: 604-999-2472



★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083


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

604-951-4000 Cabana Masonry Ltd. Top quality work. Ron 604-671-4953. Visit web STONE WORK Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone. 604-603-2576


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

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


Lawn & Garden


Moving & Storage


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

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount


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

604-708-8850 $30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020


Garden Rototilling Licenced for lawn Chaffer Beetle treatment. Tree services, stump grinding, lawn aeration, reseeding, lawn and garden installations.

Call: 778-885-6488


Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585


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

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

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

#1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 day honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620



Cabana Masonry Ltd.

604.671.4953 604.594.6007

Colourwise ™

Professional Painting Bldg & Deck Repair & Maint 30 yrs exp. Insured & bonded Visa, Mastercard, Interac Jim 778-232-4063


Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate



Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates



SPACE BOOKING For: GODFREY PAINTING Rep: LBampton Ad#:the 1247831 Serving Community for 25 years


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

604 432-1857


604 773-7811

Evergreen Painting Corp.

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


Oil Tank Removal

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


Painting/ Wallpaper

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



Drywall Repair Repaint Texture Ceilings,Trim, Doors, Frames, Cabinets Walls & Floors, Colour Selection…etc.

Paving/Seal Coating

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



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


Power Washing

Grant’s Home Maintenance




Better Quality, Better Service

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


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

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


Auto Miscellaneous

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 6 out of 10 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. or 1-888-208-3205


Collectibles & Classics

Edgemont Building Maintenance. Power Washing, Window & Gutter Cleaning. 604-420-4800 PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204


Renovations & Home Improvement


1987 PORSCHE 911 Coupe, local, only 130km, immaculate. $28,800. 604-987-3876. D24627 Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank


Rubbish Removal

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

BDC RENOVATIONS Decks, Stairs, Bsmt Suites, Kitchen/Bath Ins WCB Ref’s 778-889-3729

$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020

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

BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby & N.West only 778-859-8760

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

BIG & Small Rubbish Removal. Any kind of junk & yard clean-up. Ben 604-218-8562/778-896-9007


1993 GMC 2500 4x4, auto, new brakes, front end, shocks, paint /cowl hood $5000. 778-988-8002

Find your car at

2005 NISSAN Xterra SE. yellow 83.5ks, exc cond, free oil change for life. $17,750. 604-760-5354

Sports & Imports

1998 MERCEDES E320,$7,500 , loaded, heated seats, rain sensor wiper, new brakes, gd tires, local car 2nd. owner, ex. cond. 239,000 KM 604-948-4806.

2002 CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, exc cond, low kms, new tires, no acc, must sell $8500 obo, 604-506-0800

2005 CRYSLER CROSSFIRE 2005. Low kms, heated seats, p/w, p/l. $17,500. 778-887-6567


1993 PORSCHE 928, rare GTS widebody, only 109km, as new. $25,800. 604-987-3876. D24627



2000 FORD TAURUS SE Silver All Options Leather PREMIUM Sound EXCELLENT Condition $4995 Call. 604-551-0040

AirCared, fully loaded, leather, heated seats, pw, pl, alarm, pwr sunroof, pwr seats, CD, new tires & brakes, 228,000 km, runs well. $3000 obo.




2002 DODGE Caravan, 7 pass, 6 cyl, 5 dr, 106k kms, roof rack, air cared, no accd. $5250 obo. By Owner. 604-525-9641

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yards. Any size is $199 + dump fees. 604-889-2085

2006 VW JETTA TDI, deisel, 41ks, mint, top model, f/load $15,900 obo. 778-386-0431


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


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks


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

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



604 936-2808

2004 MAZDA 6 GS 65kms, V6 sunroof, leather, bose stereo, excellent condition, fully serviced $14,500. Call 604-929-1964



1999 CORSAIR 30ft, 5th wheel large slideout, sleeps 5-6, new condition. $24,900 604-465-9512 $50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish & Lawn & Garden Work fast service Patrick 604-808-1652

•Residential Roofing •Siding and Window Installations •Aluminum Awnings and Railings •Rain Gutter Replacements •Drainage Installations and Repairs

Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount Quality work by Qualified Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed! Family owned & operated since 1989

(604) 299-8131

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

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 TOP PAINTING Res & Comm. Reasonable rates • Free Estimate Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377

Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516


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

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

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate

Main sewer lines, water lines, camera inspections, plugged drains, hot water tanks and drain tiles. 24/7 Emergency available Sat/Sun/Holidays. Licensed, Insured, Bonded.


Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.

Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation



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

Drainage & Plumbing Inc.

Special rates for ongoing maintenance painting.

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


Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections


Residential, Commercial,Apartments


Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338


Top Quality Masonry Work

Fireplaces, Retaining Walls, Driveways, Patios, Staircases, Stone Facings, Bobcat Service, All Types of Masonry Repairs

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

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

Kraft Painting & Decorating

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

Painting/ Wallpaper





Alin Maintenance Services •Roof •Chimney •Skylight; Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229



Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925



2004 PONTIAC Grand Prix GT black loaded 74 K, sporty 3.8L like new, local $8400 604-341-1148



Tree Services


Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585


No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

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


Window Cleaning

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026







604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

Trailers/Tents/ Campers

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car

A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319



#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

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

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

Edgemont Building Maintenance. Window & Gutter Cleaning, Power Washing. 604-420-4800

604-728-1965 John

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

2003 32’ Cougar by Keystone 5th wheel. In exc cond; two large slides; lots of solid oak cabinets, oak table w/4 oak chairs; 2 arm chairs, ent. unit; a/c, furnace; hydraulic front jacks; large awning; heated underbelly; corner shower; queen bed, closet, dresser; new washer/dryer; lg living room window; skylight; too many extras to mention. $21,000. 604.316.1018

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A36 • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 • Burnaby NOW ADVERTISEMENT

Retirement Living Options

The right time, the right place how do you decide? Today’s seniors have more service and lifestyle choices than previous generations. For active seniors in their 70’s, 80’s and beyond, it can be difficult to decide if, or when, a move from a long-time family home to a retirement residence is right for them. Why is that? After all, they have made excellent and timely choices over the years -- for their family, in business, in life. The answer can be straightforward if there is a setback in health or mobility, however if still active, it can be as complex and as individual as they are. Because there are more choices today than ever before, it can make the decision even more difficult – or perhaps easier - once they and their families decide to investigate the options! Planning will help ensure you make the best of all stages of life, especially your golden years. It is important to start looking at options while still active and able to enjoy the services and amenities offered by various retirement residences. Many offer private and spacious rental accommodations complete with concierge services, elegant surroundings, meals, amenities and activities; others provide nursing care and long term care, others a mix of both. Monthly rates and what they include can vary from one residence to another, so ask questions when you visit, spend time to take in the atmosphere of the various facilities and observe how staff interact with residents. Most importantly, envision how you or your loved one will make the transition to their new home and lifestyle, and how monthly costs match your budget. There are a number of retirement directories available that provide a wealth of information, including locations, options and services, which give you a great starting point for reference. Making the decision is a lot easier and a lot less stressful when you do your homework.

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