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Left: The rain couldn’t stop Paula Castling and Karen Shears from dancing to the music at the Kensington Community Fair on Saturday afternoon. Below: Sisters Kaylee and Lindsay Chavez show off their strength in the kids area.

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Opponents to the new harmonized sales tax are planning a “celebratory rally” outside Richard Lee’s Burnaby North MLA office on Thursday. The rally was timed to follow an announcement whether the anti-HST initiative petition will pass. Elections B.C. was checking the petition’s signatures, and the results were supposed to be released to the Fight HST leader Bill Vander Zalm on Tuesday or Wednesday, after NOW deadlines. Fight HST lead organizer Chris Delaney was already predicting the petition’s success, since many of B.C.’s ridings had been cleared already. “We’ve heard confirmation the petition is likely to pass,” Delaney said. “It’s a slam dunk at this point.” As for Lee, Delaney said there seems to be strong movement in some parts of Burnaby to have the MLA recalled. “Richard has been particularly supportive of the government’s role on the HST, and I think people are pretty upset,” Delaney said. “That just makes him a little more recallable.” The NDP’s Burnaby North constituency association is organizing the rally. President Allan Zdunic said Lee’s office HST Page 5

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Chow down on everything from Jamaican food to crepes to the everpopular mini donut at the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival this weekend. The 11th annual festival has about 10 food vendors, including Cheyenne Coffee, Lemon Heaven, Tin Lizzy, Mr. Tube Steak and Domino’s Pizza. There will also be a small bistro-style spot with seating. A buffet is also being set up at the Shadbolt Centre of the Arts patio, with seating available indoors, according to Bob Farahani, supervisor of the city’s food services department. The buffet is $17.85 plus tax per person. Prices for food on the rest of the site vary from $3 to $10, Farahani said. The Hilton Vancouver Metrotown is

providing BBQ meals to patrons in the VIP tent. For those who prefer to bring their own food, picnics and coolers are allowed, but glass bottles, cans, unsealed beverage containers and alcoholic drinks are not. The festival is licensed and those who want to purchase drinks onsite must get drinking age verification wristbands at the gates. There are alcohol-free sites available near the stages and in the back area of the festival, as beer, cider and wine are served at the festival, he said. “We have a designated site for people and families who don’t want to be in the drinking area,” Farahani said. There is a limit of two drinks per patron, he added. The festival has worked with most of the vendors for about 10 years, Farahani said. This year, Dim Sum Express may be added to the roster, but that had not been confirmed by press time. “We consider it,” he said of new ven-

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HST: MLA is a target was targeted for a couple of reasons: he may be a candidate for recall, and he also sits on the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives, a group of MLAs that will decide what happens next with the initiative petition. The committee has two options: send an attached bill through the legislative process or send the issue out for the public to vote on. The association has targeted Lee’s office throughout the anti-HST campaign. Lee also made the “HST hit list,” a collection of 24 MLAs who could be targeted for recall because of the large number of petition signatures collected in their ridings. The Thursday rally will be on the sidewalk in front of Lee’s office at 1833 Willingdon Ave. from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. “We know many people were happy to sign the petition and we are happy to thank them for all their help. We are inviting anyone in Burnaby who wants to join us to come by,” Zdunic said. Lee was not available for an interview. Meanwhile, Delaney said the Fight HST campaign would be tied up in court with two legal challenges. One is from a pro-HST alliance of six business associations, who are arguing that the petition is invalid because its attached bill is a matter of federal jurisdiction – not provincial. The other challenge is from the Fight HST camp, which is questioning the legality of the province’s move to impose harmonization. “We actually say the tax was not duly constituted,” Delaney said, explaining that the agreement to bring

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Americans were on infidelity – particuWe must confess, if we were polled larly when the infidelity is practiced by on polls here at the Burnaby NOW, we’d famous people. Apparently Americans have to say that on a scale of one to 10 are very unforgiving. But then who can – from one being dislike to 10 being blame them? They’re forced to read over really, really love – we’d be putting our and over again about John pencil mark on nine. Edwards’ nasty behaviour, Polls are to the media like Tiger Woods’ bizarre behavscratch-and-win tickets are to Burnaby NOW iour and, of course, all those gambling addicts. We particucelebrity bed-jumping exposés. larly like polls that can someEven if you are the forgiving kind, anyhow link national bias with anything one can get callous after reading about it related to sex. The most recent Angus all the time. Reid poll that managed to combine the Angus Reid appears to know that two was about how forgiving (or not)

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per cent in a little more than a or a government that is year. in serious trouble when The first estimate from the it comes to credibility government was $365 million. and trust, it’s odd for the B.C. Then, a few months after the last Liberals to continue to make election, the new number was nonsensical claims about their $458 million. (Gee, what do you economic competence. know, another big numI’m referring to ber revision announced last week’s boast that only after everyone the new roof for B.C. Keith Baldrey voted!) Place stadium is “on But Krueger then admitted time and on budget.” For sheer that when you included all assogall, I suppose that claim is in ciated costs, the true budget was some way impressive. $563 million. But wait – he forBut it doesn’t ring true when got about the $14-million cost for compared to the history of that the temporary stadium at the old controversial project, where Empire Stadium site. costs have ballooned and the So, everything in, and the schedule for getting a new roof final tally is $577 million, which kept changing for years. is $208 million over the original For a long time, the B.C. estimate (an estimate based on Liberals denied there was any need for a new roof. The govern- an actual business plan, according to the B.C. Liberals). ment dismissed a 2006 engineerOn top of all this, no firm ing report that said the original date can be given for when the roof needed replacement. darn stadium will re-open for Then, a year later, a giant business. The B.C. Lions had hole was blown in the roof and been told they’d only have to it began to leak regularly. It was spend one year in the temporagreed a new roof was needed ary facility (although, by most and in 2008 it was announced a accounts, it’s a lot nicer place to new retractable roof would be watch the Leos than the concrete installed. bowl of B.C. Place stadium). Less than a year later, The only commitment has Tourism Minister Kevin Krueger been that the stadium will be said the whole project was ready to host the 2011 Grey delayed because it was proving Cup game, which occurs in more complex than originally November. thought. So, this is all “on time” and But not only has the timeline wobbled back and forth over the “on budget?” years, so has the budget, which Budget Page 7 has climbed an astronomical 58

the media is hungry for polls – particularly in late summer. That would make sense. If, after all, a group that makes its money on knowing about people and their preferences hasn’t figured out the media’s weak spots – well, ‘nuff said. This month, there was the poll about Canadians and swearing. Seems like we’re more prone to do it. In fact, the Brits and us swear more at work. But the poll also looked at how much we swear in front of our friends and whether we think our doctors should swear. All valuable information.

And then there was the poll last month about the Liberals and if they could win if Gordon Campbell was replaced by Carole Taylor or Dianne Watts. Seems that it wouldn’t matter who was in charge of the Liberals – the NDP would still be miles ahead. Rather tame stuff. However, we’re still waiting for the poll on which politician voters would most like to swear at in person. We’re thinking a couple of city politicos might be miles ahead in that poll as well.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Board of trade right to call for more action on homelessness Dear Editor:

Re: BOT pleads case for the homeless, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 7. Kudos to the Burnaby Board of Trade and its CEO, Darlene Gering, for the recent show of support for increased public action on homelessness. If a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, the board of trade took a giant stride forward last week. Kudos again. The board of trade has now explicitly acknowledged that funding the capital cost of social housing with tax dollars can actually save taxpayers (includ-

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most when Burnaby finally takes some of Metro Vancouver’s permanent emergency shelter beds, through moving the Progressive Housing shelter proposal forward. Members of the Burnaby Board of Trade residents in Burnaby should pay particular attention to this last point. They actually pay twice for their police service; once in the 48 per cent of the property levy assigned to general business and once in the 46 per cent assigned to residences. These doubly-taxed individuals deserve the maximum value for both portions of their policing dollars; not the frustration of watching Mayor Corrigan waste money having the RCMP and city workers line up to play “catch and release” with homeless people in Central Park. Let’s see if Mayor Corrigan’s recent increase in salary has sharpened his perception of providing “value for money” in public services. If not, perhaps Ms. Gering can talk to him. She plainly gets this point. G. Bruce Friesen, Burnaby

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In the Aug. 7, Burnaby NOW, Letters to the Editor, Derek Wilson (from Port Moody, no less) wrote: “I was pleased to read that Chicago voted 45-1 in favour of the new law which … bans gun sales and shooting ranges in the city.” He wrote, “There is no community support for shooting ranges, especially outdoors in Burnaby.” Tch, tch, Derek, for such utter discrimination. Discrimination that smacks of both control obsession and oppressiveness. Those aren’t very admirable traits. Try instead a little tolerance.

By the way, Chicago’s decision is of no surprise, as the state of Illinois, where has long been the last holdout for a gun law that allows U.S. citizens to carry hidden firearms for their protection. Neither Chicago, nor Illinois, with its murder rate of 6.1 (per 100,000 people) is exactly a good role model – never was. Perhaps you should look towards say, Colorado – the murder rate of which is at an American low of 3.2, and in that state they even allow open carry for their citizens. Alaska’s rate is at 4.1, and it doesn’t force citizens to take out permits for their guns.

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on economic matters than New Democrats. Aside from the B.C. Place roof overrun, there are such things as the new Vancouver Convention Centre, which cost almost $900 million – almost double the original estimate. The Port Mann Bridge project has ballooned from $600 million to $3.3 billion. For years, the government has insisted the costs for the 2010 Olympics would be $600 million, and not a penny more. Last month, it finally admitted the tally was about $925 million – an overrun of more than 50 per cent.

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Tips for smooth festival fun Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Burnaby Blues Week has already kicked off and the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival is only two days away. Gates open on Saturday at 1 p.m. and the concert starts at 2 p.m. The main gate, next to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is open from 1 to 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the main gate and Will Call tickets can be picked up as well. Festival organizers suggest patrons pick up Will Call tickets from the Shadbolt’s box office before the day of the festival. The west gate, on the northwest side of Deer Lake Park, is only open to ticket holders and is open until 6 p.m. Patrons will have to go east to the main gate after 6 p.m. to enter. There is no public parking available on or near the festival site so festival-goers are encouraged to use alternative forms of transit: public transit, bicycles (there are bike racks near the main and west gates), taxis, or the free Lynch Bus Lines shuttle from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Pay parking is in effect at BCIT on the day of the festival. The cost is $4.50 for the day. There are portable washrooms on site, one public pay phone at the main gate and an ATM is located at Spirit

Square. As for what to bring, chairs are permitted but organizers ask that patrons bring low back chairs with short legs if possible. There is a special needs seating area as well, those interested should contact the Shadbolt’s box office in advance. Only working dogs are permitted at the festival. There is free water at two locations on site. Commercially sealed plastic bottles of nonalcoholic beverages such as juice or water can be brought on the site. Coolers are permitted as well. Attendees cannot bring the following to the festival: alcohol, musical instruments, glass containers or cans, professional cameras, recording equipment, umbrellas, tents or tarps, banners, Frisbees or throwing objects, knives or weapons or laser pointers. Check the forecast before coming to the festival to prepare for the outdoor venue. There is a kids art activity zone on site, Art’s Home, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children must be supervised. The zone is smoke and alcohol-free. The 11th annual festival has about 10 food vendors, including Cheyenne Coffee, Lemon Heaven, Tin Lizzy, Mr. Tube Steak and Domino’s Pizza. There will also be a small bistrostyle spot with seating and a buffet at the Shadbolt Centre of the Arts

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and drummers, and of the sacrifices they’ve made to get there,” said film producer Jordan Paterson of SFU’s Learning Instructional and Development Centre. Filmed on location in Scotland by SFU cameraman Thomas Buchan in the days leading up to the annual competition, the hourlong documentary focuses candidly on eight band members, illustrating how each generation embraces playing the revered – and reviled – instrument which is now more than 5,000 years old. At the heart of the senior band are the Lee brothers, Jack, pipe sergeant, and Terry, pipe major. Both have been members for more than three decades. Taught to play the pipes by their great-grandfather, who emigrated from Glasgow in the 1940s, they’ve passed the family tradition on to the next generation through their sons Alistair, Andrew and John Lee. “The film tells the story well, it captures the mood and spirit of the band as we prepare for what has become a defining moment for us every year,” said Terry Lee. The world championships draws thousands of spectators and more than 200 bands to Glasgow Green each year. “The pressure is definitely on,” said Jack Lee of the possible three-peat. “But another win is possible. We know what we have to do. We have to be very thorough. We will play well and the instruments will be well-tuned. There should be no surprises.” Lee said the SFU pipers and drummers are ready for both events in the elite Grade one division, including the March, Strathspey and Reel, and the Medley, a five-to-seven minute performance chosen and arranged over the course of several months by the band. This year the band will also join with one of their closest rivals – Northern Ireland’s Field Marshall Montgomery band - for a

sold-out concert in Belfast prior to the competition. “We’re rivals – each of us has won six world championships – but we’re also friends,” said Lee. The bands have jockeyed for position for years, with the Irish band placing sec-

ond in the last two years to SFU’s first place. Prior to that, SFU placed second twice while their rivals took first. Lee says with a record number of bands – 239 are competing in various levels of competition this year

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd shot to success as a rock and blues performer when he was just 16 years old, recording his first record in his senior year of high school. James Brown referred to him as “one of the wonders of the world.” He is best known for his guitar playing, and his strong mixture of blues-infused rock. “I think it was great, I got a head start on my career,” he says in a phone interview from Los Angeles. “The kind of music I’m doing, I think it will afford me a lifelong career.” Shepherd points out that blues artists he admires, such as B.B. King, who is still playing well into his 80s, have been playing for most of their lives. “It was a unique opportunity for me at a very young age, and I’m glad I was able to take advantage of it because this is definitely what I feel I was meant to do,” he says. The boy wonder has grown into his gift, playing with the likes of King, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. “I’ve gotten to play with so many of my heroes,” he says. “B.B. King has become like a father to me.” Guitarist Hubert Sumlin, who played with Howlin’ Wolf, is also like another adopted father to him, he adds. His 2007 documentary and live album, 10 Days Out; Blues from the Back Roads was his way of giving back to the blues com-

munity, which had done so much for him, he says. The project was a journey with four friends, visiting veteran blues performers and playing with them, and included King, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins and Honeyboy Edwards, as well as other talented musicians. Shepherd, who is now 33, has spent this summer touring, doing mostly outdoor festivals and charity events, he says. He has been working on a live album, which will be released in September, and a studio album as well. The live album includes some of the musicians from 10 Days Out and has a number of new songs as well, Shepherd says. The primary change he’s made is focusing slightly more on the songs as a whole, he says, as he never wanted to be just focused on guitar playing. “I never wanted to be all about the guitar, I’ve always felt the lyrics, the vocal melody, are just as important,” he says. Shepherd likes both intimate indoor venues and outdoor festivals, he says, because the fans respond well to both. “In the summer, I think the fans like the outdoor festivals, because it’s a big festive atmosphere and they like to be out in the nice weather,” he says. “But ultimately the fans prefer the smaller venues that are more intimate because they like to feel closer to the artist.” Shepherd will be playing this year’s Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, along with Taj Mahal, Serena Ryder, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Colin Linden, Yukon Blonde and Little Miss Higgins. The 11th annual Blues and Roots Festival Contributed photo/burnaby now will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 12:30 p.m. onwards at the newly renovated Deer Good Shepherd: Musician Kenny Wayne Shepherd is among the performers at Lake Park. Tickets can be purchased at www. the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival. He shot to success as a performer when he burnabybluesfestival.com. was just 16, and he has played with some of the world’s best bluesmen.

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The Confederation Walkers have circled the globe for the fifth time. The seniors’ walking group is based out of Confederation Centre, and the members started going on weekly hikes in 1987. They only started recording their mileage in 1992 but have cleared the 200,000 kilometre mark. (The earth’s circumference is about 40,000 km.) The group’s numbers have fluctuated over the years, from anywhere between 10 to 80 people. Now, there are 49 members, and they’ve covered 5,918 km this year and counting. They usually walk on trails throughout the region but also venture off the Mainland and into the Fraser Valley.


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Sexual assault survivors need to tell their story others and our world. At a subconscious level, those core concepts shape how we interpret the events of our lives and relate to others. In previous columns, I’ve discussed the determinants of self-worth in our early lives. Our self-conception and approach to the world can be determined by our early relationships with our parents, siblings and peers, and how we came to interpret and remember them. But in spite of good parenting and a healthily evolving self-concept, the self can be shattered by violence and abuse – physical, sexual or emotional. Each is an act of aggression, control and dominance. Each is a violation of the person and trust. When we use others to gratify our own needs without their consent or

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A fond look back at massive mural project by Emily Zimmerman The Heights Contributor

As a young artist, I am compelled to take almost any job I can. The way I see it, the more experience I build now in different genres of art, the less likely I am of becoming another starving artist. Because of this, I have dipped my brush in many things, such as teaching art, painting commissions, studying graphic design, illustrating books and designing T-shirts. But all of this work doesn’t compare to the experience I have had as a firsttime mural artist.

follow a particular theme, I was able to come up with my own vision. A committee of Heights merchants, residents and City of Burnaby staff chose the final concept.

I wanted to create a mural that would make those passing by smile – for them to see a story on the wall, as if it were an illustration in a book. And the dog in the airplane, well, he is Yukon, a rescue dog that I know and love and couldn’t leave out.

In an effort to create an interesting cultural landscape and keep graffiti out of the Heights, the Heights Merchants Association hires a local art student every two years to paint a mural. I have the honour of being one of this year’s mural artists. Although the experience has been challenging at times, I have also learned more than I ever could from my previous jobs.

The actual painting of the mural was quite an adventure. It made me a more rounded artist, as well as a stronger person. The wall is the largest canvas I have ever painted. And the tippy act of driving a scissor lift, especially in the July heat wave, was something I’ll never forget. But now that I’m finished, and my sunburn has faded, I think back to painting the mural, with the lovely people walking by full of compliments, and the feeling of success I had each day, and I can’t wait for the next one.

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Emily Zimmerman is the public art project coordinator at the Heights Merchants Association.

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“Most people want to buy a home or retire or save for the kids’ education, or they want to protect their family from catastrophe,” he says. “As you can imagine, nobody has enough money to pay for everything at once, so we prioritize. You put together a plan for clients. Once you agree on a plan, you come up with some ideas on how to make that plan.”

Michael Prodanovic brings downtown high finance to the Heights. The Burnaby-based financial planner and investment adviser operates his Manulife Securities office on Hastings Street, so he can bring a more personal approach to the clients he works with. “(I’m) offering downtown services to the local community,” he says. “Because of the way I approach this business, the Heights fits nicely. It’s a tight-knit community, and the business people are very supportive. “The area is evolving … a lot of merchants, they strive to meet their clients’ needs on a one-on-one basis, and that’s what I strive to do. I love this community.” Prodanovic works with his clients to help them reach

Having a financial planner can help customize an approach to reaching those goals. Prodanovic says his clients’ needs vary, depending on their circumstances and age. For example, older clients need to look to more conservative investments. One of the most common money mistakes Prodanovic says people make is failing to plan. “When they do plan, they don’t plan solidly enough,” he says. “They might plan on saving for retirement, but

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MOTORING Is her vintage ice-cream truck idea a cool one? maybe – maybe – I’ll let this business idea go back into the file. – Kara TOM: We don’t think you’re crazy, Kara. We think it’s a great business idea. And, more importantly, a really fun adventure. RAY: Yeah. Maybe you can buy a truck from some other nutjob who tried this same idea and recently gave up? If you’re lucky, it even might still have the ice cream in it! TOM: The cool commercial vehicle right now is the Ford Transit Connect, which is a city-size delivery van. You even can get one that’s all electric. But if the truck is also your “store,” rather than just your delivery vehicle, I like the idea of reviving a Divco. RAY: The old-fashioned Divco truck, with the sales

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window on the side, is the one vehicle that really screams “ice cream.” TOM: I would make two suggestions for your Divco search. One is to look at ones that haven’t been restored yet. You don’t want the $2,000 rusted heaps that have trees sprouting out of them. But if you pay $25,000 for a restored truck, you have no idea how well it’s been restored. You also may be paying for restored details that you have no need for. Do you really care if the gas pedal has been restored to its original factory condition? RAY: So look for something that’s structurally sound but cosmetically challenged. Find one that runs, so you can evaluate it. But not one that’s had every dent knocked out. TOM: And the second suggestion is to find a mechanic who’s willing

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to go with you to look at your top candidates. A mechanic will be able to tell you whether a truck has a solid undercarriage and is worth putting more money into. RAY: And then, when you restore it, the most important thing is to make sure it’s safe. Obviously, a good suspension system and working brakes top the list. You won’t sell much ice cream in a neighbourhood where you regularly run over the kids. TOM: And then you want to make sure you have refrigeration that you can count on. You can do as

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Purpose Society – Newcomer Youth Connection Program barbecue, goes from noon to 4 p.m. at Moody Park. All youth aged 15 to 24 who have immigrated to Canada in the past five years and who live in Burnaby or New Westminster are invited to attend. For more info, call Tully Mtatiro at 604-512-4127 or e-mail tuly.mtatiro@ purposesociety.org.

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22 Silvers for all at nats 23 U-18 wins 1st at Hlinka 24 Presidents Cup Aug. 16 SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@burnabynow.com

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Making a splash: First-year Burnaby Barracuda club swimmer Maria Sulaver shows her best stroke in the Division 1 girls’ 50-metre freestyle at the Simon Fraser regional swim meet at Central Park Pool Saturday.

’Bellies on the ropes in junior final Tom Berridge sports editor

The Coquitlam Adanacs are one win away from a second straight B.C. Junior Lacrosse League championship. The three-time defending regular season champs broke the home-team advantage in Game 4 of the best-ofseven junior A final series, defeating the New Westminster Salmonbellies 9-5 at Queen’s Park Arena Friday. The Adanacs now hold a 3-1 advantage in the series over New Westminster. Game 5 is at the Coquitlam Sports Centre tonight (Wednesday), beginning at 8 p.m. The game followed the pattern of the first three games of the series, with the score tied heading into the third period. In a similar scenario to the earlier games in the playoff final, one team took over in the final frame. This time it was Coquitlam who made the best of its chances in the third. Robert Church and Ontario import Mark Matthews, on a fine individual effort, sparked a five-goal third period for the winners.

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Church opened the final 20 minutes with back-to-back markers less than a minute apart. Matthews, who assisted on both of Church’s goals and finished with a game-high six points, then tallied his fifth goal of the playoffs half a minute later. Matthew’s counter may well have broken the spirit of the Salmonbellie defence when he took a loose ball from his own zone the full length of the floor to score unassisted on starter Frank Scigliano to give Coquitlam a three-goal lead after just two minutes of the final period. “It’s a couple of mistakes that are hurting us each game,” said Salmonbellies captain Jarrett Toll. “It’s the simple mistake we’re making. Anyone could have scored. … It’s something we have to corrrect, if we want to have any chance of winning this series, or winning the Minto. Our defence has to be better.” New Westminster had a promising start in the opening period, holding a 3-1 lead on unanswered single goals by Tyler Digby, Cody Bremner and Daniel McQuade. But Adanac goalkeeper Dan Lewis looked sharper in the second

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Basketball B.C. teams all medalled at the national under-15 and u-17 championships last weekend. The girls’ u-17 team came away with the gold medal, upsetting host Ontario 80-75 in overtime in Toronto Aug. 7. Burnaby’s Alisha Roberts, a 5-7 guard from York House School, played more than 40 minutes in the final, finishing with six points, seven rebounds, three assists, four steals and one blocked shot. The championship win avenged an earlier 56-54 loss to Ontario in the weeklong tournament. St. Thomas More forward Lexi Der lifted B.C. into the championship final, scoring 18 points, while leading the team in rebounding with 12 boards in a 74-68 win over Quebec in the semifinal on Friday. Last month, Der helped Canada’s u-17 national women’s team to an 11th-place finish at the International Basketball Federation world championships in France. The 6-0 Burnaby forward finished fourth in overall team scoring with 47 points at the worlds. B.C.’s u-15 girls came away with a bronze medal, following a 62-43 victory over Alberta. In Winnipeg, the u-

15 and u-17 boys both brought back third-place medals from their respective age-group nationals in Winnipeg. The u-17 boys, including Burnaby South Secondary’s Ater Degal and Nick Irvine, held on for an 80-79 victory over Saskatchewan in the consolation final Saturday. Degal, a 6-1 guard for the Rebels, scored five points and grabbed three rebounds, while earning three assists and two steals in the final game. B.C. lost eventual champion Quebec 89-86 in the semifinal. Degal scored 14 points in the loss. B.C. defeated Nova Scotia 98-49 in the championship round. Irvine, a 6-7 senior post at South, scored nine points and led B.C. in rebounds with 10 in the game. Quebec defeated Ontario 86-75 in the goldmedal final. In u-15 play, Giovanni Trasolini, a 6-4 guard from Burnaby, also won a bronze medal with Team B.C., following an 86-69 win over host Manitoba. B.C. lost to Quebec 9464 in the semifinals. Ontario topped Quebec 82-77 in the u-15 goldmedal game. Earlier in the tournament, Trasolini scored six points on three-for-five shooting in an 80-61 loss to the eventual runner-up from Quebec.

Brother and sister act fare well at U.S. Kids Sumie François of Burnaby finished eighth overall in the girls’ 10-year-old division at the U.S. Kids Golf world championships in Pinehurst, North Carolina. François carded a three-round total of 230, 18 strokes behind the winner, Youngin Chun of South Korea. Chun won the title with a nine-stroke victory over runner-up Hailee Cooper of Texas. Alex François tied for 25th in the boys’ 12-year-old division at the U.S. Kids world championships.

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist for Canada’s under-18 hockey team in a 3-2 exhibition win in overtime over the Czech Republic on Saturday. The Red Deer Rebels rookie of the year in the Western Hockey League last season scored late in the second period to tie the game at 1-1. He then set up the game-tying 2-2 goal off the stick of Xavier Ouellet on a power play with less than five minutes remaining in regulation time. The game was in preparation for the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka hockey tournament, which runs all this week. In the opening game of the tournament played Monday in Piestany, Slovakia, Nugent-Hopkins gave Canada an early onegoal lead after just two

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National Championship of the Week

PRESIDENTS CUP SENIOR B LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Regular season champion Burnaby Burrards host the best senior B teams in Canada @ Bill Copeland Sports Centre, Aug. 16 through 21. Gold medal final is Saturday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m.

SENIOR A LACROSSE WESTERN ASSOCIATION New Westminster vs Maple Ridge Aug 3 – Maple Ridge 12, New West 11 (Ilija Gajic 2g2a) Aug 5 – New West 12 (I Gajic 3g, Alex Gajic 1g4a), Maple Ridge 7 Aug 7 – Maple Ridge 9, New West 12 (I Gajic 2g3a) Aug 9 – New West 12 (A Gajic 1g6a, I Gajic 3g2a), Maple Ridge 6 Aug 11 – Maple Ridge @ New West *Aug 13 – New West @ Maple Ridge *Aug 15 – Maple Ridge @ New West New West leads series 3-1 *If necessary # Victoria vs Coquitlam Aug 4 – Coquitlam 10, Victoria 6 Aug 6 – Victoria 16, Coquitlam 10 Aug 8 – Coquitlam 11, Victoria 16 Aug 10 – Victoria @ Coquitlam Aug 12 – Coquitlam @ Victoria *Aug 14 – Victoria @ Coquitlam *Aug 16 – Coquitlam @ Victoria Victoria leads series 2-1 WLA Playoff Scoring G A Pt Rhys Duch Vic 7 14 21 Alex Gajic NW 5 13 18 Cory Conway Coq 5 13 18 Ilija Gajic NW 10 7 17 Cliff Smith NW 9 8 17 Daryl Veltman Coq 6 10 16 Dean Hill Vic 5 10 15 Jordan McBride NW 4 11 15 Jordan Hall NW 8 6 14 Ryan Benesch Vic 6 8 14 Craig Conn NW 5 9 14 Jeff Shatler Vic 4 10 14 Mike Pires Vic 5 8 13 Curtis Dickson MR 7 5 12 Dane Dobbie Coq 6 6 12 Joel Dalgarno MR 3 9 12 Jarrett Davis MR 3 7 10 Randy Daly MR 3 7 10 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % Tyler Richards NW 7.18 0.811 Matt Roik NW 10.42 0.734

JUNIOR A LACROSSE B.C. LEAGUE Best-of-Seven Final Coquitlam vs New Westminster July 28 – New West 8, Coquitlam 12 (Riley Loewen 2g2a) July 30 – Coquitlam 5, New West 9 Aug 4 – New West 8, Coquitlam 11 Loewen 1g2a) Aug 6 – Coquitlam 9 (Loewen 1g1a), New West 5 Aug 11 – New West @ Coquitlam *Aug 13 – Coquitlam @ New West *Aug 15 – New West @ Coqutilam Coquitlam leads series 3-1 *If necessary All games at 8 pm BCJLL Playoff Scoring G A Pt Jay Card NW 10 19 29 Mark Matthews Coq 5 24 29 Logan Schuss Del 12 14 26 Robert Church Coq 13 12 25 Karsen Leung Vic 9 16 25 Tyler Digby NW 9 14 23 Jake Emms Vic 8 13 21 Cody Bremner NW 8 12 20 Casey Jackson Vic 6 14 20 Brandon Goodwin NW 10 8 18 Colton Clark NW 8 10 18 Blair Pinnock Vic 8 10 18

Riley Loewen Coq 8 7 15 Matthew Dinsdale Coq 3 11 14 Keegan Bal NW 9 4 13 Ben McIntosh Coq 8 5 13 Scott Jones Del 7 6 13 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % B Macdonald Coq 6.10 86.57 Zach Boychuk Del 7.96 84.29 Dan Lewis Coq 8.33 81.82 Frank Scigliano NW 7.33 81.20 ONTARIO LEAGUE Best-of-Seven Final Orangeville vs Six Nations July 31 – Six Nations 5, Orangeville 11 Aug 3 – Orangeville 11, Six Nations 6 Aug 6 – Six Nations 7, Orangeville 9 Aug 8 – Orangeville 14, Six Nations 8 Orangeville wins series 4-0 Ontario Jr A Playoff Scoring G A Pt Jeremy Noble Ora 16 31 47 Adam Jones Ora 26 18 44 Kiel Matisz Bur 18 15 33 Johnny Powless SNA 15 18 33 Pat Saunders Ora 15 15 30 Jordan MacIntosh Bur 16 12 28 Elijah Printup SNA 14 13 27 Rob Hellyer Ora 12 14 26 Zach Palmer Whi 8 17 25 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % Dillon Ward Ora 6.12 0.833 Steve Fryer Bra 7.20 0.834 Alexis Buque Whi 7.22 0.829 Randy Johnson SNA 7.62 0.810 ALBERTA LEAGUE Best-of-Seven Final Okotoks vs Calgary July 30 – Calgary Mountaineers 7, Okotoks Raiders 16 Aug 1 – Raiders 12, Mountaineers 5 Aug 4 – Mountaineers 3, Raiders 16 Aug 6 – Raiders 7, Mountaineers 4 Raiders win series 4-0 Alberta Jr A Playoff Scoring G A Pt Jeremy Noble Raid 7 15 24 Carlton Schuss Raid 5 15 20 Jake Hayes Raid 10 8 18 AJ Pellis Min 9 8 17 Danny Dahms Raid 8 9 17 Travis Comeau Raid 3 13 16 Cam Gardner Mou 10 5 15 Chad Mitchell Raid 8 7 15 Jordan Ferguson Mou 6 9 15 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % Greg Hallett Raid 5.31 0.855 Andrew Houghton Mou 10.10 0.752 Scott Kavalinas Min 10.18 0.786 Mike Cunningham Ecl 10.33 0.800

SR B LACROSSE WEST COAST LEAGUE Best-of-Five Final Tri-City versus Nanaimo Aug 1 – Nanaimo 7, Tri-City 13 Aug 5 – Tri-City 6 Aug 6 – Nanaimo 6, Tri-City 14 Aug 8 – Tri-City 7, Nanaimo 6 Tri-City wins series 3-1 Presidents Cup Aug 16 – CanAm vs Bby - 10:30 am Burnaby vs Quebec - 8:15 pm Aug 17 – Burnaby vs Iroquois - 9 pm Aug 18 – Burnaby vs Tri-City - 8 pm Aug 19 – Alberta vs Burnaby - 8 pm Aug 20 – Burnaby vs Ontario - 8 pm Aug 21 – Gold Medal - 7 pm All games at Bill Copeland centre

MINOR LACROSSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Bantam Gold Medal Final British Columbia 1, Ontario 6 Bronze Medal Iroquois 6, Alberta 5 Semifinal Ontario 5, Alberta 4 B Gold Medal Final Quebec 4, Saskatchewan 3 B Bronze Medal Manitoba 6, New Brunswick 3 B Semifinal Quebec 4, Manitoba 3 Round Robin Standings W L T GF GA Pt BC 8 0 0 109 18 16 Ontario 7 1 0 104 21 14 Alberta 6 2 0 74 21 12 Iroquois 5 3 0 71 41 10 Saskatchewan 4 4 0 31 59 8 Manitoba 2 6 0 33 69 4 Quebec 2 6 0 19 83 4 NB 1 7 0 24 92 2 NS 1 7 0 28 89 2 * Peewee Gold Medal Final British Columbia 1, Ontario 11 Bronze Medal Iroquois 9, Alberta 2 Semifinals BC 7, Iroquois 5 B Gold Medal Final Manitoba 8, New Brunswick 1 B Bronze Medal Saskatchewan 5, Nova Scotia 6 B Semifinal New Brunswick 8, Saskatchewan 2 Round Robin Standings W L T GF GA Pt Ontario 8 0 0 124 4 16 Iroquois 7 1 0 65 34 14 BC 6 2 0 88 18 12 Alberta 5 3 0 56 44 10 Manitoba 4 4 0 34 72 8 Saskatchewan 3 5 0 40 81 6 NB 2 6 0 31 68 4 NS 1 7 0 23 79 2 Quebec 0 8 0 28 89 0 * Bantam Girls Gold Medal Final British Columbia 0, Ontario 4 Bronze Medal New Brunswick 2, Alberta 3 Semifinal Ontario 8, Alberta 0 Fourth and Fifth Place New Brunswick 5, Iroquois 0 Round Robin Standings W L T GF GA Pt BC 4 0 0 22 2 8 Ontario 3 1 0 31 5 6 Alberta 2 2 0 22 19 4 NB 1 3 0 10 20 2 Iroquois 0 4 0 2 41 0

HIGH SCHOOL ALPHA SECONDARY Senior Athletes of the Year Jessica Marano, Roman Isaac Junior Athletes of the Year Keegan Fletcher, Jason Xu Meachin Award Jordi Bailey BURNABY MOUNTAIN SECONDARY Grade 12 Athletes of the Year Matthew Udoboker, Allanah Horne Grade 11 Athletes of the Year Anton Bailey, Anika Vassell Grade 10 Athlete of the Year

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Of a different colour: Riley Loewen, in yellow, still looks a little out of place in the colours of the junior A Coquitlam Adanacs, but his scoring prowess is still right on the money. The former Burnaby junior Laker lefthander currently has eight goals and 15 playoff points with the A’s, including four goals in the finals.

Jessica Davies Grade 9 Athlete of the Year Jessica Guan Grade 8 Athletes of the Year Angelo Cruz, Nikki Horne

GOLF US KIDS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Girls 10-year-old Division 1 2 3 Total 1 Youngin Chun 71 73 68 212 2 Hailee Cooper 73 70 78 221 3Vanessa Manrique 77 71 75 223 4 Cecelia DeMatteo 78 70 77 225 5 Emily Hwang 78 73 75 226 5 Gina Kim 74 73 79 226 7 Maddy Vergura 73 81 73 227 8 Sumie François 80 73 77 230 9 Emma Bradley 77 73 82 232 9 Zora Gittens 79 76 77 232 11 Simar Singh 79 79 75 233 12 Quynn Duong 79 80 75 234 12 Elizabeth Moon 80 83 71 234 12 Jade Siphomsay 84 74 76 234 15 Amy Wooten 83 78 74 235 Boys 12-year-old Division 1 2 3 Total 1 Brad Dalke 68 68 68 204 2 Brian Humphreys 71 69 68 208 3 Sahith Theegala 68 70 72 210 4 Philip Barbaree 67 72 73 212 5 Eric Bae 73 71 71 215 5 Luis Gagne 74 69 72 215 7 Camilo Mexsen 73 71 72 216 7 Terrance Zhang 73 72 71 216 7 Trevor Phillips 75 70 71 216 10 Andrew Posin 69 70 78 217 11 Ivan Ramirez 68 75 75 218 11 David Snyder 71 72 75 218 25 Alex François 78 73 72 223

SPORTS CAR RACING CROWN ROYAL 200 Daytona Protype Racing 1 Chip Ganassi Racing BMW 2 SunTrust Racing Ford 3 GAINSCO Chevy 4 Starworks Motorsports BMW 5 Spirit of Daytona Porsche 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford (Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle) 7 Michael Shank Racing Ford 8 Brumos Racing Porsche 9 Doran Racing Ford 10 Action Express Racing Porsche Rolex Series Team Standings 1 Chip Ganassi Racing 302 pts 2 SunTrust Racing 272 3 GAINSCO 261 4 Michael Shank Racing 255 5 Brumos Racing 249 6 Starworks Motorsport 241 7 Michael Shank Racing 237 Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle 8 Spirit of Daytona Racing 237 9 AIM Autosport 235 10 Doran Racing 233

BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS U-17 Girls Gold Medal Final British Columbia 80, Ontario 75 Bronze Medal Quebec 78, Nova Scotia 73 Fifth Place Alberta 56, New Brunswick 52 U-15 Girls Gold Medal Final Ontario 72, Quebec 50 Bronze Medal British Columbia 62, Alberta 43

Fifth Place Manitoba 66, New Brunswick 39 U-17 Boys Gold Medal Final Quebec 86, Ontario 75 Bronze Medal British Columbia 80, Saskatchewan 79 Fifth Place Alberta 74, Nova Scotia 69 U-15 Boys Gold Medal Final Ontario 82, Quebec 77 Bronze Medal British Columbia 86, Manitoba 69 Fifth Place Alberta 68, Newfoundland 55

HOCKEY MEMORIAL OF IVAN HLINKA U-18 Mens Championships Aug 9 – Sweden 3, Canada 6 (Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 1g) Czech Republic 2, U.S.A. 3 Slovakia 2, Switzerland 7 Russia 2, Finland 3 Aug 10 – Canada 7 (Nugent-Hopkins 3g), Switzerland 3 Aug 11 – Canada vs Slovakia Pool A Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, US Pool B Canada, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland Seventh Place Aug 13 – A4 vs B4 Fifth Place Aug 13 – A3 vs B3 Semifinals Aug 13 – A2 vs B1 A1 vs B2 Gold Medal Final Aug 14 – Semifinal Winners Semifinal Losers


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AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $25 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com DOG LOVERS! Enjoy a healthy, profitable career as a professional dog trainer. Government accredited program - student loans and grants. Ben Kersen & the Wonderdogs. www.wonderdogs.bc.ca. 1-800-961-6616.

Education

Continues on next page

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Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be available. 604-930-8377 Hilltop Academy

Driving Lessons

Take Your Pick from the

HOTTEST JOBS

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Bon Sushi Requires

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(604)

Medical/Dental

MOA for busy Home Care company. Solid computer skills and experience with medical records & billing req’d. Mandarin/ Cantonese speaking an asset. Fax resume to 604-273-6774 or email: mainsleep@shaw.ca

Find your dream Job.

A career in gy

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Postmedia Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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EDUCATION

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

3015

Childcare Available

★ CREATIVE MINDS

Open 7am - 6pm. Breakfast + 2 snacks. 1 year - 6 years old. Story time & songs, outside play, table toys play, arts & crafts, 'preschool' (spelling, counting, math & reading). Burnaby, 6th St/18th Ave. Call: 604-525-5778

Register for September! Cambridge Montessori Children’s House Licenced Group Childcare Ages 2½ to 5 years old.

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4415 Fitzgerald Ave, Bby

3040

Daycare Centres

Montessori Daycare

604-817-4584

The Shortest Path To Your Business Career

7283 Nelson Avenue

Before & After School Care Grades 1-4 Openings

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Nanny Agencies

Train today for: • Accounting & Payroll Administrator • Business Admin. • Human Resources

CARE SOLUTIONS INC. Professionally screened Nannies & Caregivers. pt/ft 604-682-4688

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MARKETPLACE

2005

2010

Antiques

ANTIQUE SHOW Sat., Aug. 14

th

7:30-9:00 a.m. $10 Early Bird 9am-5pm $1.50 Reg. Admission VENDORS WANTED

Tables: only $3000 703 Terminal Ave., Vancouver Info: 604-685-8843

VANCOUVER FLEA MARKET

Appliances

LIKE NEW!

Fridge $200 • Stove $150 Washer $175 • Dryer $150

604-306-5134 Warranty & Delivery Removal Available

2020

Auctions

Notice of Public Auction

2 large storage units containing household goods, personal belongings and other misc items will be held on Wednesday August 18th, @ 11am, at 5350 Byrne Road, Burnaby B.C. The viewing will begin at 10:30am. The containers belonging to, Charleen Flintroy will be auctioned as entire contents only to the highest bidder.

MARKETPLACE

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For Sale Miscellaneous

A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today TollFree 1-866-884-7464. CAN’T GET UP YOUR Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. Call 1-866-981-6591. **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348.

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Furniture

BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636

2075

Furniture

KING BED FRAME (sleep country). Original receipt incls. Used 3 months. $80. 604-309-2889

2080

Garage Sale

2095

Lumber/Building Supplies

NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cyclesawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

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PUDDLE SPLASHERS

7231 Frances St, North Bby

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Spots are filling up fast ★ Preschool & Group Care ★ ECE Qualified Staff ★ Kindergarten Readiness Program ★ Kindergarten Transportation to & from Westridge & Aubrey

778 371-7556 New Westminster

Moving Sale Sat, Aug 14, 9am-3pm 311 7th Street Furniture, Tibetan Antiques, Household items & More

2095

Lumber/Building Supplies

MUST SELL! STEEL BARNS AND GARAGES! Save 45% on building kit and shipping. Ask about a FREE Steel Door too! FUTURE STEEL 1-800-668-5111 EXT. 11.

STEEL BUILDING SALE... SPECIALS from $4 to $11/sq.ft. Great pricing on ABSOLUTELY every model, width and length. Example: 30x40x14 NOW $8995.00. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers 1-800-668-5422.

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Musical Instruments

DRUMS - mint condition. 5 pc Pacific set, hardware, cymbals, stool. $800 firm. 604-565-1907

or 604 802-4059

Do you need to advertise your Daycare or Preschool ? 'Kids on the Go' Feature runs once a month... in The Burnaby Now & The New West Record To place an ad or for more info please call

Linda 604.444.3057


A28 • Wednesday, August 11, 2010 • Burnaby NOW

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PETS & LIVESTOCK

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Cats

BEAUTIFUL KITTENS $40 email for pics at agent362636@hotmail.com or 604-392-6898

SAVE OUR cats - transferred - 11 yr m/f tabbies, shots, neut/spaffectionate 778-773-6029

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Dogs

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

APSO/ POODLE X, 6 mo F, Chihuahua/Yorkie X, 1 yr M, need good homes $350 604-847-3042

MASTIFF - Father p/b English Mastiff, 230 lbs, fawn w/black mask, Mom is Neapolitan Mastiff/ American Bulldog 130lbs, beige brindle, 6 males, 5 females, 4 looks like dad, other 6 are black brindle, ultimate family dog & good guard dogs, $1000, Chwk, 1-604-794-5579 or 701-2504

Dogs

FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

Puppy Paradise LOCATED IN

Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com

GOLDEN DOODLES, Avail Sep 10, $1250. 778-737-0146. www.foxycharliepuppies.com

KUVASZ - Livestock Guardian pups for farm/acrage. Bear tested family pets $500. 250 355 2455

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PITBULL PUPS, Males & females. Black, black & white, brindle. $550. 604-819-6006 info

JEWELLERY SALES OPPORTUNITY! NEW line to Canada, trendy, affordable! Work from home, pick your hours, earn GREAT money & vacations. Contact Christina for catalogue and business information. chic7@shaw.ca, 403.889.4521.

YORKI POO spayed fem 15 mths old. Shots,, microchiped. Paid $875, sell for $600. 604-582-0487

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17. Belonging to a thing 18. 51044 Iowa 20. Megahertz 21. Porch or balcony 26. Writer Kenzaburo 27. TV and movies, et.al 32. 4th US state 33. Odyssey hero 35. Will Farrell movie 36. omelette 17. Main Belonging to a thing ingredient 18. 51044 Iowa 37. Wager

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*** SPECIALS ***

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ENGLISH MASTIFF huge p/b pups. Rare, apricot/ fawn. Shots, vet ✔, F-$900; M-$1100. Ready now. 604-769-1234

604-724-7652

3508

5015

#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 info@coverallbc.com

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Notice of Disposition

TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer closed road described as Pcl. A, road dedicated by Stautory Right of Way Plan 66149 comprising 31.6m2, shown outlined on Bylaw Plan BCP___ to be consolidated with Lot 1, Plan BCP___, BOTH of DL 162, Gp 1, NWD to Jordan’s Rug Ltd. (Inc. No. 368677) in exchange for 401.7m2 dedicated as road by Jordan’s Rugs Ltd.

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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR Condos West Side 5 appl heat, gas incl. Sept 1, $1,295-$1,795 n/p n/s www.regiussuites.ca 604-873-5402

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR near Coq. Ctre, Douglas College, WCE, pool, hw, laminate & marble, prkg, storage, ns, np, Sept 1, $1000, 778-889-5849 2BR COQ, $1100 incl util+www d/w, NP/NS, pkg, 40 min to dwntn av. immed. 604-475-4477

1605- 6240 McKay Metrotown. 2 br, 2 bath, 1173sf, view, lease, np, ns, $1700, Eric K. 604-723-7368

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments

* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access

604 - 941 - 7721

6508

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

6508

6508

Apt/Condos

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040

1MONTH FR EE*

2404- 6240 McKay 2 br+den, 2 bath, 1636sf, view lease np, ns, $2000, now Eric K. 604-723-7368 SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. Call 604-524-4720

Agents

NEED A MORTGAGE 1st and 2nd Mortgages, Self Employed, Refinancing, Forclosures, Low Rates. 604-629-8628 www.Mazuma.ca

Real Estate Services

6005

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

6007

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

GAS STATION & Garage. Well established, very successful. Serious inquiries only . 604-724-4848

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-04

Burnaby

SAT Aug 14, 2-4, Quick Sale! Reno’d 1 BR with view, rentals ok, wlk to L’heed Skytrn, $229K, Mala, Sutton, 604-710-9030

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-01

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

● DIFFICULTY SELLING? ●

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

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

WHITGIFT GARDENS

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

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

❏ WE BUY HOMES ❏

Chilliwack

Real Estate

uSELLaHOME.com

$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Abbotsford Reduced 1800sf 4br 2ba w/suite, quiet cul-de-sac $339K 859-4048 id5174 Coquitlam 10,000sf lot w/1000sf 3br 2ba home, outbuilding $440K 778-859-0717 id4272 Delta Sunshine Hills immaculate 2414sf 5br home, suite, pool, $549K 502-7541 id5201 Maple Falls Wa rec ppty 40’ 5th wheel 2br 1.5ba 3200sf lot $45,900 604-534-9307 id5190 Maple Ridge drastically reduced 4.9ac serviced vu acreage $440Kobo 722-3996 id4694 Mission, Owner Retiring, profitable framing store & gallery $47,000 826-7993 id5176 Mission, Hatzic Lake gated waterfront lot w/27’ 5th wheel $144,900 820-4457 id5195 Sry Open House Sat 12-4, #104 6363-121st Boundary Park updated 1064sf 2br 2ba condo, hot tub $277,900 597-8724 id5191 Sry E Newton 1 acre lot with 2600sf 6br 2.5ba bungalow $499,900 778-549-2056 id5198 Vanc S. Granville 590sf 1br condo, top fl, insuite laundry, view $335K 946-2689 id5199

1/3 ACRE, 2,400 sq ft, 4 BR, 3 baths, new bsmt suite, garage, $389,000 or highest bidder. Cloverdale/Clayton. Open House: Sunday, 1 - 3 pm, 604-678-2937

CHWK FAMILY home, multi zone lot can be divided into 2, 2 levels, updated, 2 br up, w/3br bsmt suite down $360,000. 1-604-929-3868

6020-08

Coquitlam

ATTN: BUILDERS $645K 1421 SMITH AVE. COQ Close to Como Lake 2500 SF, 63’ x 125’ Flat Lot Call Chris ★ 604-307-0123

6020-26

North Vancouver

3 BR +1 br ste, priv patio, 1959 Deep Cove Rd. Gar., Nr beach,

20 min to VCR. $960k. OPEN HOUSE Sun 2pm. Jerry Raczowski 604-602-1111 Remax Cr.V829313

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

6030

Lots & Acreage

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

St Andrews Street 1 or 3 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, Avl Aug 15, small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-540-9300

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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

CALL 604 715-7764

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

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

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

MONTECITO TOWERS Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

604 420-5636

POCO, 3 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg. Coin laundry. $1100/mo incls heat & light. Sept 1. N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562

CALL 604 715-7764

BONSOR APTS

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

99-7360 Halifax St, Bby

POCO 2 BR Apts, $755/mo & $775/mo, quiet-family complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE

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

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

604- 983- 8046

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Other Areas BC

NORTH NANAIMO 12 yr old, 2 Br rancher, 1760 sf, bonus rm, gazebo view, bi vac, landscaped, irrigation, quiet culdesac $390,000 appt. 1-250-758-1584

CALL 604 519-1095

1010 6th Ave, New West

1300 King Albert, Coq

www.montecitotowers.com

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.

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

PT MDY, Klahanie bldg. 2 BR, top flr, 2 f/baths, 6 appl, f/p, u/g prkg, clubhouse, pool, gym. N/s, no pets. $1,195/mo + utils. Immed. 604-924-0044 or 604-788-5874 SILVER STAR Apts. 6125 Silver Ave. Across St from Metrotown & skytrain, clean, quiet close to bus & shops, 1 br, $825, avail, heat h/w incld, no pets, 1 yr lease, Dorset Realty John 604-439-9602

EL PRESIDENTE

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

New Westminster

The Copperstone

As new Lrg 2 BR condo. Lam flrs, 5 appls, Sept 1, $1250. Lease & excl refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty

(604) 521-0311

EXCLUSIVE 'Panorama Ridge'. 4 BR (2000 sf) on acreage + 1,500 sq ft detached workshop. $749,000. Johan, 604-626-7615.

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6020-06

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

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

6020-52

Surrey

(604) 435-5555 OR (604) 786-4663

* WE BUY HOUSES * Older House! Damaged House! Pretty House! Divorcing! Moving! Mortgage too high! Too much debt! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! ( 604 ) 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

415 Westview St, Coq

NEW WEST. 1 BR Apt, $725/mo incls heat, light, cable, laundry, avail immed. Call 604-780-0048

NWEST, Great 2 BR, 2 bath loft style condo New West Quay. 1100 sf, 6 appls, h/w flrs, No Pets Call Quay Pacific Prpty Mgmt 604-570-2786 for appt to View.

Fifth Ave, New West 1 BR $735. 2 BR $915. Lrg, bright, well maint bldg. Rent includes heat, hot water & cable. N/P. Central New West.

320-9th St, New West

JUNIPER COURT

Apt/Condos

CANTERBURY COURT

VILLA MARGARETA

office: 604 936-1225

6508

N. WEST, Lrg 1 BR $895 & 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Nr transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086

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

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

Houses - Sale

NR COQUITLAM CTR & bus, 1 BR + den Condo, in ste w/d, gym, u/g prkg, $1100/mo, avl immed or Sept 1, N/s, N/p. 604-724-0298

Professionally Managed by Colliers International

KING ALBERT COURT

6020

Houses - Sale

Apt/Condos

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

NEW WEST

Any Price, Any Condition Any Location. No Fees! No Risk !

★ WE BUY HOUSES ★ Older home? Damaged home? Needs repairs? Quick Cash! Call us First! 604-657-9422

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $925. 3 BR fr $1100.

604 939-0944

Until The Property Is Sold. No Fees. www.GVCPS.ca / (604) 812-3718

Call (604)857-3597

NEW WEST. Reno’d 1 BR New Appl’s etc. No Pets, From $775 inc. HT/HW 604-724-8353

Family Living

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

6020-34

BBY LGHEED Mall, 1 BR View condo, 8th flr, storage, reno’d. Indoor Pool, Gym. Avail now. $1050 incls utls. 604-944-8881

815 - 5th Ave, New West

We Will Take Over Your Payment

* RENT TO OWN * * No Bank Qualifying * Less than perfect credit OK. We have a home for you.

6508

Apt/Condos

BBY SOUTH 1 BR, f/p, patio, w/d, n/s, n/p, suits 1 person, Refs, $745 incl ht & h/w. 604-435-2668

Bachelor suite, 1 BR & 2 BR apts. Incl heat, h/w & cable. U/grd parking avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323

ARBOUR GREENE

6020

BBY, Brentwood. Big 1 BR. $750 incl ht & h/w. Quiet, adult-oriented building. Ns/np. 604-841-6984

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

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

Pymts Too High, Penalty, No Equity?

I BUY HOUSES FAST Any location. Any condition. Call Raynah, 778-960-0265

6508

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, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803

AMBER (W)

REAL ESTATE

6002

Apt/Condos

BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, large balc. $830/mo. Ns/np. Refs req’d. 604-562-5281 or 604-327-3576

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

Apt/Condos

It’sFrom time to$690.00 discover

Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, August 11, 2010 • A29

SURREY, WHALLEY. 3 bedroom rancher, 850 sf. 1.5 baths, 4 appl., garage, fully fenced. 50 x 120 sf lot. $215,000. Call 604-580-3127

6020-38

Vancouver East Side

SUN, Aug 8, 2-4, Quick Sale, motivated, 5 BR w/morgt helper, reno’s, nr skytn/schls, $640K, Mala @ Sutton, 604-710-9030

N. WEST. All services paid, inclds u/grd electrical, DCC’s, survey & eng’ng report. 33’ x 130’ lot. No HST. $325,888. 604-726-0677. usellahome.com ● ID # 4711

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view ads online@ http://classified.van.net

FEATURED HOMES 6020-14

$67

7,

900

Langley/Aldergrove

Family Living at It’s Best!

Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!

FOR RENT

1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.

view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

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

6510

Co-ops

115 PLACE CO-OP Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre

Accepting applications for waiting list for Bachelors & 2 BR’s. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room and workshop. No Pets. Participation mandatory and $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee

Call 604 421-1222

6540

Houses - Rent

3BR, $1250, Avail Sept 1, close to all amenities. in Port Coquitlam. 778-882-9644, 778-999-3565

27021-24th Avenue, Aldergrove!

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

A Property Worth Seeing!

Call Leigh Turnbull 604-530-4111

Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.

4BR 2 Bath House, lrg kitch, ss appl, patio & upper deck $2200 Sept 1. 604-603-7481

Rentals

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RENTALS

6540

Houses - Rent

6540

Houses - Rent

POCO, RANCHER 2 BR & Den, reno’d, fenced yrd. $1500. 1 yr lease. NS/NP. 604-657-6448 BBY LOUGH’D Mall. 3 BR house, new flrs & paint. Avail now. $1385 + utils. 604 540-2046 BBY N. 2 Lev, 3 BR up, 1 BR down, 2 kitch, new appls, immed, $2300, N/s, N/p. 604-299-4616 BBY S. 3 BR + fam rm, s/lev, 2 1/2 baths, 2 f/p, garage, covered deck, shrd w/d, n/s, n/p, Sep 1, $1775 + % utils. 604-433-3113

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215

If you have a small down payment, or less than perfect credit, I have a solution for you. Call Sunny, 778-317-2272 M. RIDGE West. 2 BR Rancher, appls, lrg yard. $1100 + utls. Avail now. Near Hosp. 604-218-7660 NEW WEST West End 2 BR hse, finished bsmt, nice area, garage, n/p, nr skytrain, 604-526-7749 NR COQ CTR 3 BR, 2 bath, bsmnt, N/s, N/p, Aug 15, $1500. 604-944-8086 or 604-464-1385 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

neighborhood, huge yard.. $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6570

Out Of Town

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

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

2 BR ground floor suite, near Coq. Centre. Own entry. Full bath. W/D, D/W, NS, NP. Refs. $850/mo. incl. util. Sept. 1st. Call 604-472-0925

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY, CAPITAL Hill, 1100 SQ FT, 2 BR, $900/mo incls utils, N/s, N/p, avail Sept 1. 778-846-2920 BBY N. lrg 2 BR g/lvl, f/yard.w/d, Nr amens, skytr, bus. ns/np, $975 + 1/2 utils. Sep 1. 604-420-6339 BBY CARIBOO Beaut 2 BR g/lvl, 1.5 baths, n/s, n/p, patio, alrm, $950 incls all utils. 604-522-8350

BBY N. nr SFU, 2 BR ste, $1500/mo incl all util, net, cbl, Sept 1, N/s, N/p. 604-614-1515

BBY, DEER Lake area, 3 BR, 2 bath, 3 appls + w/d, gas f/p, 1800 sf, nr bus & Metrotown, n/p, n/s, Sep 1, $1075/mo. 604-438-7314

BBY, NORTH. 2 BR g/lvl, f/ba, sh’d w/d. N/P. $899/mo + util. 121 North Warwick. 604-299-0403

BBY, E. 2 BR g/l. N/s, N/p, Shrd w/d. $850/mo incl utils, Immed. Near schools/bus. 604-525-0196

BBY SOUTH, Bright, 2 BR ste in new house, laundry. Near skytrain/Metrotown. $875 incls all. NS/NP. Av Sep1. 604-779-5231

BBY, E. Newer 1 BR, priv entry. $750/mo inclds hydro. Ns/np, no w/d. Aug 1st. Refs. 604-521-1366

BBY, EAST. 6th St/17 Ave. 2 BR, full bath. Ns/np, no w/d. $800/mo incl hydro. Sept 1. 604-522-6244 BBY, N. 1 BR Bachelor suite. Near SFU. 6 appls. NS/NP. $750 incls utils. Sept 1. 604-506-4252

BBY, SOUTH Slope. Clean 2 BR bsmt. $800/mo incl hydro/cable. Ns/np, no w/d. Immed. Cindy, 778-867-9715 or 604-251-2329 COQ 2 BR g/lvl ste, 1100 sqft, 4 appls, full bath, patio, f/p, storage, no dogs, nr ammens, Avail Now, $900 + 40% utils, 604-307-4103

3 BR main flr, 1.5 baths, $1150, NS NP, nr Lougheed Mall, avail Now. call 604-518-2490

BBY, N. 2 BR, grd/lvl. F/bath, cozy woodburning f/p, d/w, sh’d w/d, prkg. In quiet C.D.S. Ns/np. $975/mo + 1/3 util. Avail immed. Near bus. Call 604-618-0004

COQ, Blue Mnt/Como Lake, 2 BR g/lvl, 2 bath, shared w/d. $1000 incls utils. By amens. Avail now. N/S & N/P. 778-863-8959 aft 8pm

BBY Brantford. 2 BR bsmt ste, 4 appls, gas f/p. Refs. Sept 1. $900 + utls. NS/NP. 604-438-5463

BBY N. BCIT Newer 2 BR, grnd flr, $825 incls utls, laundry. N/s, N/p. Avail Sept 1. 604-293-2295

COQ LRG 1 BR + Office, n/s, w/d, $850 incls utils, cbl & net, nr SFU, avail Sep 1st. 778-786-8012

HOME SERVICES

8010

Alarm Services

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

Carpentry

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

8035

Carpet Cleaning

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Fireplace Cleaning. Call 604-765-8054

8055

Cleaning

White Glove Residential Cleaning Service

395-6842

See our ad online at www.canpages.ca Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★ RELIABLE, exp’d housecleaning lady available. Daytime or evenings. Refs. $15/hr. 604-521-5463

8060

Concrete

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

8073

Drainage

8075

Drywall

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

Gutters

8160

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ, MUNDY Park. Gorgeous 2 BR, f/bath, f/p, private laundry. 1300 sf. N/s, pets? Mt Baker view! $1095/mo + util. Sept 1/15 or Oct 1st. 604-939-3940. https://sites.google.com/site/coquitlamsuite

PORT MOODY, 2 BR bmnst, avail Sept 1, N/s, N/p, $800/mo incls w/d, cable & utils. 604-931-7035 cel 604-418-7048 QUEENSBOROUGH. 1 BR. $550/mo incl util/sat tv. Sept 1st. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675

COQ, Westwood Plateau. Clean, spacious 2 BR, priv w/d, d/w, gas f/p, private entry & alarm. Ns/np. $895/mo incl hydro. Very nice, quiet area! Immed. 604-724-3313 MAPLE RIDGE, Central, 3 BR upper flr, 2 baths, vaulted ceilings, 1500 sf, carport, d/w, sh’d W/D, nr bus, shops, ns np. $1350 incl utils, immed. 604-460-8024 N. WEST. 8th Ave/2nd. Reno’d 1 BR, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $725 incl util. Suits 1. Av Sep1. 604-450-2302 N. WEST, Queensborough, 3 BR, main flr, 1 bath, $1100/mo + utils, immed, own prkg. 604-671-8389 NEW WEST FURN’D 2 or 3 BR ste, top flr of home, D/W, F/P, lrg view deck. Near RCH & skytrn. $1500 incls utls, cbl, net.1 dog OK. Av Aug 26. 1-204-995-3019

#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.

Lawn & Garden

8185

Moving & Storage 1 to 3 Men

45

STEVEN’S ELECTRICAL Emergency Service & Repairs #15238.............. 604-250-5125 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

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

8110

Floor Refinishing

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

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~

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

Edgemont Gutters. Sales & Install 5’’ continuous gutter, minor repairs, cleaning. 604-420-4800 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed & hand cleaned. 604-524-0667

8130

HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011

8155

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

Landscaping

Lawn/Garden/Hedge trim, cleanup, install, quality, low$, 778-241-9706, cedar on sale !

Need a Handyman?

Find one in the Home Services section.

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

LAWNS CUT, yard and garden clean-up, hedge trim, rubbish removal & gutters. 604-773-0075

Townhouses Rent

BAINBRIDGE PLACE

3 BR, 1½ baths, fridge/stove, laundry hook-up. $1,250/mo + utilities. Near Skytrain, schools and Lougheed Hwy in North Burnaby. Family-oriented complex. Immed. N/s, no dogs. ★ Cats are welcome! ★

Call 604-420-0763

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

BBY 6994 Greenwood St, Brand New approx 1800sf W/H with finished office, clean, large O/H door, 3 phase power, avail Now. Call 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com

POCO 2 BR T/H, $815/mo quietfamily complex, no pets. Avail Now, Call 604-464-0034

WOODLAND PARK

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 woodland@rentmidwest.com

YARD CLEAN-UP, Trim/Prune hedges, pressure wash, rubbish removal, Free est. 604-710-9670

Masonry

STONE WORK Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone. 604-603-2576 tymerstonework.com

8193

Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS, OIL Tank Removal. Recommended Insured. Reasonable Rates 604-724-3670

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

AAA

PRECISION PAINTING

• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Experience • Fully Insured • WCB Covered Professional Crew of Ticketed Painters

7010

Personals

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.1-877804-5381. (18+).

778.881.6096

Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments

AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885

Fully Guaranteed, Worksafe Covered

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

www.popeyesmovingbc.com

8193

Oil Tank Removal

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

ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL Detection & Removal of Oil Tanks Quality Guaranteed Exp & Prof Reliable. 778-223-8265

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB Jean-Guy 604-626-1975 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 Pacific Pro Painting Restoration •Int / Ext •Res / Comm •Reno’s Strata’s. Free Est. 604-488-4000 Save 20% when you book your interior or exterior paint job by Aug 31/10. Marc 778-867-0179

QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.

EXPERTS OF ALL ASPECTS OF PAINTING

STORMWORKS

8175

Townhouses Rent

#1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872

TWO BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery. Local & Long Distance; Best Rate! Joseph 604-720-0931

Lawn & Garden

CHAFFER BEETLE. Now is the time for treatment! Landscaping, gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488

604-708-8850

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

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

8160

• Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Efficient & Reliable

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

Handyperson

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

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

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

604-439-9417 (since 1968)

#1167 LIC Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter, WCB, low rates, 24/7. 617-1774.

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

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

RAIN CENTRE LTD.

6605

6605

To place your ad call

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

Electrical

NEW WEST West End, 2 BR bsmt ste, incls utilm cbl & internet, w/d, nr 22 St Skytrain, $1050. n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. 604-346-6009

COQ WEST 3 BR upper duplex, $1100 incls utils, new paint & flrs, nr bus & schls, Avail Sep 1, n/s, n/p, shared w/d, 604-294-5501

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

8080

NEW WEST Queensboro 1 BR bsmt, clean & spacious, n/s, n/p, no w/d, $675 incls utils & cbl. nr Walmart, Immed. 604-306-3057

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

AFFORDABLE MOVING

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

Suites/Partial Houses

604-444-3000

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

604-916-7729 JEFF

6602

COQ Newly Reno’d 2 BR, 1 bath, sep ent, alrm, enste w/d, nr bus, all utils & cbl incls, very clean, n/s, n/p, $1000. Refs. 778-233-8466

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508 DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300

8125

6602

Brush

Roller

Spray

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

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

FAIRWAY PAINTING

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

7291234

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Aug. 15th & Save 15%

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

604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.

TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rate / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

8220

Plumbing

RED SEAL

Drainage & Plumbing Inc.

Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation

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

604-618-4988

BBM Big Boss Mechanical

PLUMBING & DRAINAGE Renovations Big or Small. Water Lines without Digging Broken Water Mains & Sewer Mains. Hot Water Tanks, Plugged Drains, Toilets, Tubs, Leaky Faucets & Broken Pipes.

★ Good Quality Service ★ Fully Licenced & WCB.

604 729-3864

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES

8220

Plumbing

8220

Plumbing

Better Quality, Better Service

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

10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005

604

436-1005 $38/HR

Clogged drains, drips, garbs, installs & more, reliable! 24 hr Emergency service 778-888-9184

Plumbing

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

A BETTER

PLUMBER

8220

PLUMBERS

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

PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835

8225

Power Washing

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

Planning on RENOVATING?

8240

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

Renovations & Home Improvement

Residential & Commercial

RENOVATIONS

Interior & Exterior. Kitchen, Basement, Bathroom, New construction. WCB covered. For a Free Estimate call

778-885-5733

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 matco@telus.net New . Additions . Renovations Licenced, insured and bonded 25+ years exp . 604 936-0404

* Save Your Dollars * Bath, Kitchen, Suite’s & More www. renorite.com 604-781-7695

8250

Roofing

SUMMER SPECIAL SAVE THE HST Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Aug 31 A+

Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004 Quality work by Qualified Professionals.

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(604) 299-8131

8250

Roofing

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

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

AUTOMOTIVE

9110

Collectibles & Classics

9129

Luxury Cars

9145

Scrap Car Removal

604-588-0833

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

9125

Domestic

2000 JAGUAR S-Type 3.0 V6, auto, 88kms, gold, beautiful, $8,188 obo, Tel: 778-322-3598

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

2 HOUR

604-728-1965 John

9155

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2005 GMC Jimmy 4x4, 2dr, Auto, 92K, A/C, New Brakes, Tires, No Decs, $7900. 604-868-2149

9160

Sports & Imports

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

No Wheels, No Problem

1988 FORD F150, newer engine & trans, supercab, long box & canopy. $2500obo 778-238-1780

2006 HONDA Civic DX Coupe $12,500. Auto, dark blue, PWR Locks/Windows, heated mirrors, digital dash, 4 new tires, new brakes. Honda Serviced. NO Accidents. 100k. Great on gas, +extras. Coq. ★ 604-868-3128

CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS

2003 BUICK Century Gold Custom, Auto 4DR SDN Like new, NO acc. $7,998 obo. 604-568-4345 2004 CROWN Victoria, white, 4 dr, 88,500 kms, Aircare exempt, $2,450 obo. Call 604-910-2891.

604-872-0109

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

778-896-4448 (Cell)

1992 TOYOTA Landcruiser Prado, 4x4, 194K km, right hand drive, diesel, very clean, new tires/shocks/glow-plugs, roof rack & trailer hitch, full service history, seats 7, $10,000, Nick Jones 778-996-0568

First Choice Roofing We specialize in flat roofs, fully insured. WCB, Miguel 778-231-7973

10% off ALIN Maintenance •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957

RUBBISH - Junk - Reno - metal Etc. removal. Free estimate. Fast & friendly. Sam 778-223-7017 RUBBISH REMOVAL 24/7 Affordable, same day service, Seniors discount. We recycle. Call Steve 604-807-0198

8300

Stucco

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

8309 Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank

Rubbish Removal

ALL JUNK ★ ★ ★ ★

Rubbish Removal Residential & Commercial We do almost anything Free Estimates 7 days a week ★ No body beats our price. ★ $15.00 off with this ad

604-537-8523 $30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020

9160

9173

ALL JUNK - remove for res. & Comm. Free est. 7days/wk. $15off. w/ad. 604-537-8523

Tiling

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

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

8335

Window Cleaning

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

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

DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yard bins. Lowest rates! disposalking.com 604-306-8599

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

Sports & Imports

2006 VOLVO S80 2.5T AWD, Sapphire Black, black leather, fully loaded, 69K, PWR Everything, Xenon, Wood steering wheel, 17' Whls. Original Warranty, clean, local. $19,500 Anton ★ 778.996.5471

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

2003 FORD Pleasure Way, self contained, suit couple, low kms, clean, $43,000, 604-943-9749

Vans

Boats

1997 EZ loader boat trailer, bunkers one roller, model #ezt14, rated for 800lbs, 12' rims, spare tire, 100lb fulton trailer jack. Exc shape, hardly used, garage kept. $1000. call 604-986-1437

Motorhomes/RVs

9540

Trailers/Tents/ Campers

8FT CAMPER, older style, basic, hunters special. $125 obo. 604-988-4984

Sell Your RV or Boat

1996 DODGE Grand Caravan SE, $3500, 7 seats, 222K Kms, Good Condition, Great Work Van, p/s, p/w, good tires, new muffler/ exhaust, Air Care 2011, contact Ron @ 604-837-9335

9522

OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

MIKE:

30-40 yrs Asphalt & Shingles Reroofing & Repair ★ NO HST! ★

9515

(604) 209-2026

FREE

ED’S ROOFING

MOBILE VEHICLE INSPECTION 604-307-6781

E

Coast To Coast Roofing Specialize in new & reroofs since 1992 Call Gary 604-897-3614

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153

604-444-3000

Service From Call

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

604-787-4622, 778 240-6513

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

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

Rubbish Removal

To place your ad call

Family Owned & Operated

1997 OLDS Cutlass, 186K 1-owner, no accidents, new tires, $2100. 604-274-7000

All Types of Roofing Re-roofing. Repairs & Gutters. 10% off written competior quote WCB / BBB & Liability Insured

2011 VESPA LX 50, Dragon Red, 4-stroke/4-valve – brand new, only 7 kms - $3500 604-720-2321

2H

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

SSK ROOFING & SIDING

THE SCRAPPER 604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

8255

#1 Roofing Company in BC

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 1986 FORD MUSTANG LX Convertible, Original owner, red with new white top, GT wheels, perfect, $5200. 604-809-6919

Cell: 604-379-2641 Office: 604-985-2641

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

8255

Roofing

POINT GREY LTD. ROOFING Established 1946

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8250

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A32 • Wednesday, August 11, 2010 • Burnaby NOW

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Burnaby Now August 11 2010  

Burnaby Now August 11 2010

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