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Cool tunes on a hot day They came, they grooved. The smell of sunscreen filled the air at the 11th annual Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival at Deer Lake on Saturday as temperatures soared. Hundreds of folks who love blues and roots music, or just a darn good time in the sun, enjoyed a jam-packed entertainment roster and loads of food and fun at the annual event. For more on what people had to say about the festival, the heat, the food and the performers, see pages 14 and 15.
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What is the secret to living 100 years? LIFE STORIES
rances Shaffer doesn’t have a special diet and lives her life much as she always has — reading, keeping her mind sharp and staying close to family. But the secret to her hundred years of life, she says, is acceptance. “I accepted what life brought to me without making too much of a fuss,” the Burnaby centenarian says, “to keep life running smooth.” Shaffer turned 100 on
Monday, and had a large party at her Burnaby residence on Sunday afternoon. Shaffer learned to go with the flow from her mother, who put up with her father’s many moves over the years. “She set quite a good example for me,” she says. Shaffer’s father moved the family to eastern Canada from London, England, where she was born. From there, he took them to live in Trinidad, Colorado, where Shaffer went to grade school. She has also lived in Montreal, Ottawa and New York. “My father was kind of a restless man,” Shaffer says. They moved to Ottawa when she was 14, and
Shaffer stayed there, eventually meeting her husband Harold Shaffer and marrying him in 1935. “I married a man just as restless as my father,” she says, laughing. Harold taught business courses at Ryerson University in Toronto, and Concordia University in Montreal. When he retired from Concordia at 65, he told Shaffer she had been good about going where he wanted to go, so it was her turn to choose. She chose to move back to Ottawa to be close to her daughter Rhea, who lives in Toronto with her two children, Michael and Deena. Harold passed away four years after retiring. Two years ago, Shaffer
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Honouring a life: Frances Shaffer listens as sons Jayeson (front) and Stan read her letters from dignitaries congratulating her on her 100th birthday.
decided to move to Burnaby and live at a nonprofit independent living residence, Abbeyfield House, with her daughter
Dorothy. Dorothy is mentally challenged and lives across the hall from her mother. “I remember it was a
beautiful sunny day when we moved in,” Shaffer says. Shaffer Page 4
Burnaby RCMP are ‘running out of space’ Burnaby’s top cop to make case for new headquarters Alfie Lau
For an organization celebrating 60 years in Burnaby, the RCMP has seen little change in its main detachment on Deer Lake Avenue for the 45 years it has been there. While the closing of the courthouse in 2002 gave the RCMP some more space, the time is coming when the RCMP will need a new or renovated facilities. “We’re running out of space,” said Burnaby’s top cop, Chief Supt. Rick Taylor. “Add in the fact the infrastructure is aging, the pipes are old and our cell blocks are very old, I think that within the next five to 10 years, we have to look at either a replacement or a renovation for our current building.” The interesting twist in this request is the RCMP contract with the city runs out in 2012 – if the city decides not to renew the deal, it could start up its own police force, much like in neighbouring Vancouver and New Westminster. “I know that the current building is struc6
turally sound,” said Coun. Nick Volkow. “I know the issue of the RCMP contract coming up in 2012 is there, and it would be best to have that figured out first.” Volkow said the province negotiates the deal with the RCMP – the province picks up 10 per cent of the cost while the affected city, in this case, Burnaby, picks up the other 90 per cent of contracting the RCMP – and Burnaby may need to look at alternatives, such as its own municipal force. “We’re in a bit of an oddball situation because we have two municipal forces (Vancouver and New Westminster) on either side of us,” he said. “Should we be looking at more regional policing? That’s something that has to be looked at.” Volkow said his personal preference is to see Burnaby with its own municipal police force. “The more I think about it, the more I lean toward our own municipal force,” he said. “This is not a knock on our current RCMP members and the work they do, but I believe that a city has more oversight over its own police force. … I just think the RCMP, as a force, is beholden to Ottawa too much.” Not so, said Taylor. Taylor said he’s mindful of the financial constraints the city faces and he under-
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stands that the mayor and council have to balance all of the various needs in the community. “Even though I’m with the RCMP, I consider myself a City of Burnaby employee,” said Taylor. “I understand that the community also needs community centres, libraries and community facilities. … All I’m saying is that it’s my job to put together the best report that I can to show council why it’s important to have a new building to
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house the police.” Taylor was also adamant that he’s looking to the long-term policing future for Burnaby. “This is not (me) asking for spiffy new facilities for the Burnaby RCMP,” he said. “This is what the city needs, whether it’s the RCMP or a municipal force that’s in place after 2012. ... All I know is that I have
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Shaffer’s two sons live in the area as well. Her eldest, Stan, lives a few blocks from Abbeyfield. Her youngest son, Jayeson, lives in Port Coquitlam, with his wife and Shaffer’s granddaughter, Alannah. Shaffer has learned to adapt and continue her quiet life over the past 100 years. “The changes were so gradual,” she says. “As they changed, I changed with them.” Bur she faced one major change she simply couldn’t work around — the computer age. “I found it was this whole new world that I wasn’t part of,” she says. Shaffer, who was an avid typist and typed her husband’s books for him, took a computer course, but was not able to make the transition. She reads three to four books per week, and up until recent years regularly played bridge and Scrabble. According to her son Stan, a retired English instructor, she got 300 to 400 word scores. “She’s a very avid reader,” he says. “She has a great, impeccable memory.” At the end of August, the Shaffers will have another party for family and friends traveling from out East, Stan says, to celebrate “the Frances Shaffer Century.”
Newly rich: Andrej Koudlai won $1.46 million in last Friday’s Lotto Max draw.
A 29-year-old computer technician from Burnaby won $1.46 million after playing Lotto Max for only a few months. Andrej Koudlai became a millionaire off a ticket purchased for last Friday’s draw. “It’s a surprise because I just started playing Lotto Max about six months ago,” said Andrej Koudlai in a press release. He matched six out of seven numbers, plus the bonus number, on the $50 million draw, according to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. “It’s definitely going to change my life and my family’s life for the better,” Koudlai added. He intends to invest some of the money but also have some fun with it, he said. “Investing is good but you don’t really feel the presence of (the money),” he said. “I’ve never really had a decent car, so I’ll probably spoil myself with a couple of new cars before going to see a financial advisor.” He also told B.C. Lottery that he intends to use some of his winnings to go back to school.
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Disturbing echoes of the Komagata Maru
The Komagata Maru incident of 1914, changed? When a ship carrying hundreds of in which 387 Indian immigrants aboard Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka hove a Japanese steamship were turned away into view of Canadian waters this week, from Vancouver and forced to return to Ottawa was quick to paint India based on racist immithose aboard with a broad gration law, is a blemish on Burnaby NOW brush. Canadian history. Before a single Canadian In 2008 Prime Minister had actually climbed aboard the Sun Stephen Harper stood up at the Gadhri Sea, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews Babian Da Mela festival in Surrey and called the passengers “suspected human apologized for the incident. smugglers and terrorists.” But, apologies aside, how much have No one on board has yet been linked our attitudes towards migrants really
to any war crime during Sri Lanka’s long and terrible civil war; simply being Tamil doesn’t make someone a Tamil Tiger. What’s more, Tamil groups in Canada contend that at least some of the passengers have legitimate refugee claims. Let us not forget that when the Komagata Maru returned to India, 19 of the passengers were shot by police and killed. If Tamil refugees are returned to Sri
Lanka, it’s possible they will also face retribution from the government in Colombo, especially now that they have been branded as terrorists. The Conservative government would be wise to remember their own apology for the Komagata Maru incident. These Tamil migrants deserve a fair hearing, and rushing to judge them certainly doesn’t help to protect Canadian shores. Let’s not lay the groundwork for tomorrow’s apology.
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leader and her top lieutenants) know the next provincial and are put forth in the media election won’t occur for for stating party positions. another couple of years yet In this group, I place house (barring successful recall camleader Mike Farnworth, health paigns in a bunch of ridings before then), but it isn’t too early critic Adrian Dix, energy critic John Horgan, finance critic Bruce to start thinking what an NDPRalston, justice critic led government is Leonard Krog, social going to look like. critic Shane Simpson, While party leader Keith Baldrey small business critic Carole James hasn’t Jenny Kwan, environment critic been able to completely silence Rob Fleming, caucus chair Norm her critics on the left, the odds Macdonald and caucus whip remain quite good for her being Katrine Conroy. called “Premier Carole James” I’d be very surprised if any of after that election is over. these people were not included But who else will form the in James’ first cabinet (assumface of such an NDP governing they all win re-election). ment? Who will be the cabinet It’s unlikely they will be given ministers, and which will be the cabinet posts that match their ones to whom James gives the critic positions, though (Mike most responsibilities? Harcourt once told me one of his As in any political party, biggest mistakes was doing just there is a pecking order in the that – simply pushing critics into NDP caucus. There is the A the portfolios they’d been moniteam, the B team, perhaps even toring). the C team. But there may be two excepThose on the A team will tions. Ralston is a good bet to be likely be the top cabinet minisfinance minister, and Krog (as a ters, along with a few in the B lawyer) seems a natural fit with circle. Those in the other groups are destined for lengthy stays on the attorney general position. Others to keep an eye on the backbench unless they show include Surrey MLA Sue more talent. Hammell, who was a cabinet And now to name some minister in the previous NDP names, at the risk of bruising a government, newcomers Doug few egos along the way. Donaldson, Kathy Corrigan, There appear to be roughly Spencer Chandra Herbert and 10 MLAs in the top group. They former MP Dawn Black. are the ones who ask most of Of course, some of the rookies the questions during question in 2013 will also likely make the period (always a clue to who is considered the strongest by their NDP Page 7
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Send illegal migrants back Dear Editor:
There is something fundamentally wrong with a system that encourages queue-jumping and rewards human traffickers. When people enter our home by breaking in through the back door, why are they given preferential treatment over law-abiding immigrants and legitimate refugees who respectfully ring the front doorbell and patiently wait to be admitted? The solution seems obvious: Immediately return all blatantly illegal (economic) migrants back to their country of origin. Sure, I realize the problem is more complicated than that, but didn’t we just spend over a billion dollars on the G8/G20 conferences to solve
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I have visited cities in the United States twice this summer and was surprised at how much more intrusive security measures are there than in Canada. Ten years ago, there wasn’t much difference between Canada and America, but since the U.S. Page 7
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR U.S. is a ‘police state’ now continued from page 6
9/11 disaster things have changed. There is a heightened level of fear and suspicion there. It starts at the airport where the security checking makes you feel like a criminal. There seems to be a presumption of guilt, and one is very much aware that if they don’t like something about you, you won’t be allowed in. The same attitude is found at land border crossings, but at a lower level. What a change from the old days when all they asked was “All Canadian citizens?” and if you said yes they waved you through. The same feeling of pervading fear and suspicion is also found in their cities. Everyone seems to be watching everyone else suspiciously. While riding on rapid transit, I found someone’s wallet. As I looked for someone in authority to give it to, I began to fear being accused of stealing it. In Canada, I never would have felt like that. As a result of 9/11, Americans have given up a huge amount of personal freedom. If anyone complains, they are told it is justified to protect public safety, and that is the end of the argument. Protecting public safety now trumps everything else. I think that Americans have given up too much of their freedom in the cause of protecting public safety, and I don’t think it is worth it. I feel that by imposing these strict security measures, they have allowed the
terrorists to win. The United States has changed, and it is no longer the country it used to be. When I returned to Canada, I could not help thinking how much better our system is than theirs since, in my opinion, we have retained a fair balance between freedom and safety. I think that in many ways the United States has become a police state. Garth M. Evans, Burnaby
The more things change
The year was 1910 – 100 years ago. The average wage was 22 cents an hour. Only eight per cent of homes had a telephone. More than 95 per cent of people were born at home. Only 14 per cent of homes had a bathtub. Ninety per cent of all doctors had no college education. The average life expectancy was 47 years. The average worker made between $200 and $400 a year. One out of five adults couldn’t read or write. Everyone wanted a 1910 Ford. The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 m.p.h. Car fuel was sold only in drug stores. And there was a loud outcry by a minority that getting rid of the horse transportation was the worst environmental disaster the world had ever seen. Everything has changed in 100 years, except the environmentalists. They still travel the world at our expense (taxes) to tell us that we are bad. Don Warkentin, Mission
NDP: Who would be in cabinet? continued from page 6
grade. Whoever wins in Kamloops and/or Prince George will likely be in cabinet, since regional representation is always a factor in putting together a cabinet. So start paying more attention to those MLAs right now. The odds are good they’re going to be deciding how your tax dollars are spent before too long. ◆ It’s time everyone cut interim chief electoral officer Craig James a little slack. His controversial decision not to immediately pass the anti-HST petition on to the legislative committee responsible for dealing with it has been met with a near-hysterical reaction. I wrote a short time
back about the irrational anger that is strangling reasoned debate in this province, and the venom aimed at James is an example of that. Those who insist his actions are somehow an assault on democracy are making exaggerated claims. The legislature committee will not even sit until sometime in September at the earliest, so whether or not it receives the petition right now is irrelevant. As well, it’s unlikely the committee will take any action until it gets a sense of what’s going to happen to the two court challenges involving the petition. Finally, the legislative bill to repeal the HST will not be introduced in the legislature until the spring (if that is indeed what the committee opts for).
So there is no urgency here. While I personally feel James should have indeed sent the petition to the committee, his failure to do that hardly creates some kind of intolerable anti-democratic atmosphere. If, by the fall, the committee still doesn’t have the petition, then we may have a problem. But one does not exist right now. And those conspiracy buffs who darkly ascribe partisan motives to James’ decision are wildly offbase as well. I’ve known the man for more than 20 years and can attest to his integrity and independence. So, everyone: calm down. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.
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HST: MLA says debate is needed continued from page 1
separate issue from the petition drive. Black said she’s disappointed that Lillian, and Vander Zalm’s right-hand man, Chris Delaney, the lead organizer of the Election B.C.’s Craig James won’t go forward with the petition even though the successful petition. Locally, Burnaby-Edmonds MLA Raj petition appears to have met all the criteria. “The court case is not relevant to the Chouhan wonders how the court case has petition drive,” said Black. “The court case any effect on the HST petition drive. “I don’t understand why Elections B.C. is is about a handful of B.C.’s business elite waiting for the result of the court case,” said who are doing whatever they can to help Chouhan. “The petition has been accepted, their Liberal friends. … The petition is and it should be sent immediately to the about the thousands upon thousands of standing committee to determine what hap- British Columbians who believe the HST is unjust.” pens next.” Meanwhile, the organizers of that antiThat standing committee, which includes HST petition are looking ahead to Burnaby North MLA Richard Lee, their next means of imposing their would have to meet within 30 days democratic will: recall. of receiving the petition and then Delaney told the media have another 90 days to decide on Monday, just outside B.C. whether the issue is voted on in Supreme Court, that all Liberal the legislature or go to a non-bindMLAs are potential recall targets. ing provincewide referendum. The recall drive, which needs “Even in a best-case scenario, 40 per cent of registered voters that’s four months, so we won’t to force a byelection, could be in see anything until the end of the full swing as soon as Nov. 15, the year at the earliest,” said Chouhan. earliest date they can begin under “Seven hundred thousand people Raj Chouhan B.C.’s election laws. have spoken, and I think the peo- Burnaby MLA Smaller communities are better ple of B.C. want to either have us for recall bids, said Delaney, because people debate it or get a chance to vote on it.” Chouhan said he thinks the committee are easier to reach and it’s harder to get the 40 per cent threshold in more dense urban should vote for both measures. “I would love to have a chance to debate areas. Black said that while the B.C. Liberals this in the house,” said Chouhan. “And I think people should get a chance to vote on currently hold a 13-seat lead over the NDP, there are two independents, Vicki it as well.” A representative from Lee’s constituency Huntington from Delta South and Peace office told the Burnaby NOW on Monday River South’s Blair Lekstrom, who resigned afternoon that Lee was on vacation and from the Liberals in opposition to the HST, would not be offering verbal comment on who would probably vote against the Liberals. the HST issue until September. “That means we only have to swing six Chouhan’s colleague, New Westminster MLA Dawn Black, agreed with Chouhan or seven Liberals to the NDP through the that the court case being fought in Victoria, recall campaign,” she said. – with files from Postmedia Network Inc. while connected to the HST petitions, is a
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Burnaby loses a ‘great community leader’ Bygones of Burnaby – An Anecdotal History, Janaya Fuller-Evans which contains the stories of Burnaby’s last staff reporter living pioneers. She preserved this city’s history and col“She was one of the first people to put lected its voices for posterity. together an anecdotal history of a commuA Burnaby icon, Pixie McGeachie, died nity,” Wolf said. on Saturday around noon from heart failHer last book, Burnaby Scrapbook: An ure. Anecdotal History of Burnaby, was published The historian was 88 years old and had last year. been suffering from ill health over the past She was given Burnaby’s Citizen of the year. She took a turn for the worse over the Year Award in 2002 and won the Ruby past few months due to a bout of pneumo- Nobbs Award from Heritage B.C. in 2008, nia, according to daughter Kathi Dunlop. after more than 30 years spent promoting McGeachie went into hospital on McGeachie was behind the Friends of Thursday. Interurban 1223 project, which restored one “She was still joking till the end,” Dunlop of the last interurban trams. said, adding her mind was She helped establish sharp even while her body Burnaby’s Heritage Centre was deteriorating. in 1971. Dunlop, who now lives She also served as in Roberts Creek, was at president of the Burnaby McGeachie’s home with Historical Society, from her daughter Joan making 1991 to ’93, and was a arrangements. community archivist with It is the same home the society before the city Dunlop was raised in, started its own archives. built by McGeachie and She served six terms her husband Jack in 1947. on Burnaby’s community “She was the best heritage commission. mother in the world,” McGeachie was also Dunlop said when asked honoured with the B.C. to describe McGeachie. Historical Federation’s “They say if you catch Certificate of Merit for her one of those, you get three lifetime contribution to wishes,” she joked. the historical society and File photo/burnaby now While McGeachie is well community, according to known to Burnaby resi- Farewell: Pixie McGeachie in Tom Gooden, Burnaby’s dents as the woman who 2008. The well-known Burnaby assistant curator. preserved the city’s his- historian and volunteer passed Unfortunately, Gooden tory and told the stories away on Saturday. wasn’t able to present her of its people, she didn’t with the award before she begin studying and writing about the area died. until after Dunlop had left home. McGeachie was one of the last of those Nancy Stagg, marketing coordinator for who started the Burnaby heritage museum, the Burnaby Village Museum, informed the he said, adding she wasn’t one of the first to NOW about McGeachie’s passing. preserve Burnaby’s history but she carried “She was just a wealth of information,” the torch. she said. “She kept it at her fingertips.” “It is hard to say who’s going to pick up Jim Wolf, heritage planner for the city, the torch now,” Gooden said. “It’s the end said he considered McGeachie one of his of an era.” best friends. McGeachie was a reporter and editor “It’s very sad,” he said. “What an amaz- with the Burnaby Examiner prior to her role ing lady.” as a historian. He called McGeachie “one of Burnaby’s A memorial date has not been set, but great community leaders.” it will take place at the Burnaby Village She researched the history of Burnaby Museum and will likely take place at the and collected artifacts and stories out of a end of the month, Dunlop said. passion for this city, he said. While the family has not made a deci“Really, it was out of just a great big sion on contributions and donations made heart and a love of her community,” Wolf in McGeachie’s name as of yet, Dunlop said said. “Just for the love of the place.” any donations to the Burnaby Historical McGeachie wrote five books on the Society or the Burnaby Village Museum to history of Burnaby, including her first – honour McGeachie would be welcome.
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Class-action suit alleges abuse at Oakalla One worker named in case involving former Burnaby prison Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
A North Vancouver law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against the provincial government over a former Oakalla worker who was allegedly sexually assaulting inmates. North Vancouver’s Poyner Baxter LLP is filing the suit that, if successful, would apply to all those who were similarly victimized at Oakalla, also known as the Lower Mainland
Regional Correctional Centre. The suit identifies the plaintiff by his initials only – E.D.L. – but names the former staffer as Roderick David MacDougall. The offences against E.D.L. occurred in 1980 and 1981, when he was in his late teens. MacDougall was criminally convicted of nine counts of indecent or sexual assault and served a prison term. Nine previous civil actions against the government and MacDougall were also successful, and compensation was usually in the area of $50,000 to $60,000. “What bothers me about
ing with this as a civil matter,” Poyner said, adding he’s expecting a lot of other victims to come forward. “He was in that position for 21 years, and our investigation into the situation was he was attacking people on a regular basis. Over 21 years, there could be a lot of people,” Poyner said. “The provincial government had to know what was going on several years ago,” he added. “The main thing that really annoys me about this is the government had to know, … and they did nothing about it.” MacDougall worked in a supervisory position as Oakalla’s pass and transfer
all of this, precipitating the class action against the government, is that more than 100 other victims of MacDougall had been identified by the date of the last court case in 2006,” said lawyer Jim Poyner. “Why did the government not conduct a thorough review and make sure that all of the victims were found, interviewed and helped in whatever fashion appeared to be best suited to each individual case?” Poyner said MacDougall had not been charged and convicted of crimes against E.D.L. “He was already charged and convicted in criminal court. We’re not seeking additional time, we’re deal-
coordinator. He was approving day passes and other benefits for inmates, and the allegations are that he used these things as bribes to participate in oral sex and other illicit activities. Burnaby resident Ronald Jack is working on documentary film about Oakalla, interviewing former inmates and guards and researching the prison’s history. “I’m sure there are lots of people out there who were victims. They will appear,” he said. While Jack said he hadn’t heard anything about the
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A mother’s love: Gale Stewart started Aunt Leah’s Independent Life Skills Society in 1988 as a way to help children in foster care. The organization recently received a big boost from the federal government – a grant to help buy the home it was renting for young aboriginal mothers in Burnaby.
Keeping young moms off the street Burnaby NOW reporter Jennifer Moreau caught up with Gale Stewart, a Vancouver resident who started Aunt Leah’s Independent Life Skills Society in 1988. The New Westminster organization runs a house in Burnaby that gives aboriginal teen moms a place to stay so they don’t end up homeless. Aunt Leah’s recently received $666,500 from the federal government to buy the home the organization was renting in Burnaby.
ested in being part of another family – of wanting to recognize another set of foster parents as “mom and dad.” All of their energy and development was heading toward the desire to live independently, move out on their own. So I realized that there was no plan A, but there could be a good plan B, where foster children, as they approach their 18th and 19th birthdays, could receive more designated training and could live in a semi-independent living program.
J: What does Aunt Leah’s do exactly? G: Aunt Leah’s Society helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey of self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training and coaching on the essential skills.
J: You mentioned you started one of your programs by trying to get neighbours and friends with downstairs suites to house teens in foster care, and the provincial government first rejected the idea but then started to send you the hard-to-house kids. What happened? G: Yes, this is true. I did solicit favours from my friends and neighbours, and I did manage to set up four suites (today called the Support Link Program) where very vulnerable teens could live. At that time, many of the teens with addictions and mental health issues had no resources that they would take or that were offered. The alternative to the suites I was offering was a hotel room on the Downtown Eastside. Those young people in the first suites taught me so much. I look back and realize how naïve I was, and I found out how resilient young people can be when given just one significant person who cares about them.
J: Tell me a bit about yourself. Where are you from? What were you doing before this? G: Originally I am from Ontario but have lived on the coast for the last 30plus years. I graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto in radio television arts. When we moved to Vancouver, we started a family, and at the same time Paul (my husband) and I were foster parents for about 10 years. J: Why did you start the group? G: As a foster parent of teenagers, it was very evident that a youth who had lived in four, five, 10 foster homes was not inter-
J: Tell me about the house you started in hensions have been a negative continuaBurnaby. What’s it like? tion of the residential school experience – a G: Aunt Leah’s House is a four-bedcontinuation of separating young children room home that’s comfortable, clean and from their culture and their family and as one of our past moms said, “sort of community. like your aunty’s house.” The moms live Aunt Leah’s is not an aboriginal organicommunally, which I might add is a very zation, but we do strive to hire aboriginal difficult task for fully developed adults, let staff, to seek wisdom and direction from alone teenagers, to maintain. The house is aboriginal elders and to provide culturally a licensed residence with a 24based programs and recreation hour staffing model. Ideally, for the residents. In order for “Aunt Leah’s we like the moms to come into a teen mom – who is developSociety helps the program when they are in mentally able – to retain custheir sixth to seventh month prevent children tody of her baby, she needs lots and to stay with us, minimally, of support, and that support in foster care till their infant is three months needs to continue past her time from becoming old. in care. We have developed a homeless and J: Who stays there? What are second stage program called mothers in need Thresholds, which has a suite the teens like? Where do they come from? where a mom can learn to live from losing G: The priority is given to on her own. Unfortunately, at custody.” aboriginal teens, but if a bed is the time of this interview we empty, then a teen mom from only have one suite. GALE STEWART the mainstream can be placed Two years ago we were able Aunt Leah’s founder at Aunt Leah’s House. The to accommodate five moms in moms are all foster children, the Thresholds program. The and their home community can be anydownturn in the economy hit, and we had where in B.C. to cut this particular program. We are in the process of rebuildingand hope to have J: Canada has a long history of apprehendit back to full capacity in the next two ing aboriginal children. How do you help these years. young moms keep their kids? Why is that important? J: Have you seen any changes over the G: We do have a long history of appreyears? Are things improving? hending aboriginal children. And one can Aunt Leah’s Page 12 make a very strong case that these appre-
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Aunt Leah’s: ‘I think this is a significant time for change to occur’ G: The biggest change is that we now have research that affirms what we have always known. Foster children, like the ones that lived in my home and in yours, need support as young adults. And when this support is not given, then very quickly they become an addition to the homeless population. When interviewed, over 60 per cent of the homeless population self-identified as former foster children. This is an astonishing statistic. The explosion in homelessness in Metro Vancouver has now motivated us to look at prevention. I think this is a significant time for change to occur. So I guess I couldn’t say that things have improved significantly, but as the First Nations people have gained their voice and have developed the strength to move out of silence, I think that those of us who advocate for change to the way we care for foster children are also more articulate, and I think these are good steps. I know that my confidence has increased in this area.
Kids help SPCA Steve Glover couldn’t be prouder of his daughter Calli. Calli, 11, along with friends Tanner Schuck, nine, and Mark Condie, 11, took advantage of the sweltering heat to open up a lemonade stand in the South Slope area on Aug. 12 and 13. The trio, along with their friends, raised more than $218 for the SPCA. “We’re awfully proud of all the work the kids did,” said Steve. “They went door-to-door, and they had signs all through the neighbourhood.” The kids even got a donation of $15 in supplies from the local Buy-Low grocery store. Calli said she and her friends had a lot of fun selling lemonade, and they are very happy to help a worthy cause. “We all have animals as pets, and we all think that animals should get a second chance,” said Calli, who added that a yard-cleaning fundraiser last year raised $45 for the SPCA. – Alfie Lau
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J: What is the best part about doing this kind of work? G: The best part is hearing the stories, being privileged to observe the courage that these young people exhibit. J: What’s the hardest
thing? G: The hardest thing is to be part of the stereotyping that occurs many times. It’s frustrating sometimes to be part of a culture and sometimes a profession that has the bar placed too low for these particular
children. Many of these children’s aspirations and abilities are identical to the children I raised on the west side of Vancouver. The difference is the losses and neglect they have experienced and the lack of support they
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Burnaby residents have seen them for years, but fairgoers to the 100th anniversary of the Pacific National Exhibition will get a chance to see some of the signature designs that have temporarily moved for 16 days. “We’ve partnered with the PNE for the past several years,” said Melinda Yong, environmental technician with the city’s parks, recreation and cultural services department. “The eco-sculptures are really a good way of combining community, environment and art in one place.” The sculptures, which involve live plants that grow within a frame, have been created by parks staff for several years. With the fair set to open this Saturday, Yong and other parks staff were working with PNE officials to put up the eco-sculptures along the main walkway into the fair. “We’re going to have the two horses, Sage and Parsley, on display, along with a bee and a specially designed eco-sculpture just for the PNE’s 100,” said Yong. That special design involves moving the two Canadian maple leaf disks that were part of the 2009 World Police and Fire Games and adding the number “1” in front to create “100.” “We’re very proud to be involved with a Lower Mainland tradition,” said Yong. The eco-sculptures will be placed along Miller Drive, which is the main route beside Hastings Park that runs by Safeway Farm Country where all the agriculture events take place. The Pacific National Exhibition runs
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11th annual festival – one hot ticket Record-setting temperatures didn’t daunt music lovers at Deer Lake extravaganza Janaya Fuller-Evans
The sun beat down on the attendees of this weekend’s Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, with respite available in the form of lemonade, beer, free Freezies at the Tourism Burnaby tent, and a misting tent set up by festival sponsor Chevron. Unfortunately, the sun also beat down on Tom Wray’s guitars. The Burnaby crafter of handmade guitars was positioned at the edge of the Artisans’ Market at the festival, in the full sun. “It’s not good for guitars,” Wray explained in a followup interview, adding his position on the other side of the market last year was better for him. But it was a minor complaint about the festival which he said was “a good venue with good entertainment.” “It was a great day,” Wray said. Wray was kept busy with a constant stream of concertgoers who Visit www.burnabynow.com were interested for the festival photo gallery in his wares, so he was only able to catch the final performer, Taj Mahal. But he heard the other performances filtering in throughout the day, he added, saying Serena Ryder was great. According to Wray, between 150 and 200 patrons stopped by to play his guitars, an assortment including a mini jumbo guitar, a 000 guitar, a Flamenco guitar and a ukulele. The festival was fairly busy throughout the day, though there were minimal lines to get in or at any of the vendors. However, things were busy at the Trev Deeley Motorcycles booth, with many people stopping by to check out the motorcycle up for grabs. Trev Deeley, a first-time sponsor, gave away a black Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Nightster to a ticket holder at the festival, Lynette Cummings. Cummings got her motorcycle licence in May. Trev Deeley had a booth at the festival last year and decided to get more involved in 2010. “We wanted to see if we could help with ticket sales by promoting the festival,” marketing manager Guy Wilton said, adding, “the response has been phenomenal.” The motorcycle giveaway included a $500 gift certificate from Chevron. Chevron has been a sponsor at the festival for 11 years. The 11th annual festival had about 10 food vendors, as well as a small bistro-style spot with seating, right beside the beer garden, and a buffet at the Shadbolt Centre of the Arts patio. Patrons could take their beer into the festival area so long as they had a wristband, which was provided at the gate. Geraldine Parent, the city’s organizer of the festival was pleased with the event. “We felt it was one of the smoothest ever,”
Dance off: Burnaby Blues and Roots festival-goers grooved to the music, despite temperatures in the 30s on Saturday. The 11th annual festival was a smooth success with about 5,000 people attending, according to organizers.
Beat the heat: Pam and Simone help festival attendees chill out with a cool scoop (above). Right: Tommy Hartl takes cover from the sun.
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At left, Mike Hobbs holds baby daughter Rachel. she said. “The weather was fabulous,” Parent said, adding it was hot but beautiful. “Most people hopefully found a bit of shade.” While the final ticket sales numbers are not yet in, Parent estimates there were about 5,000 concertgoers at the festival.
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Noah’s park: One of the site’s big screens gives the crowd a chance to see Kenny Wayne Shepherd band singer Noah Hunt larger than life.
Red hot and blues
daddy’s catalogue – more half Nelson than full Nelson. Things then moved back again to the smaller Wonder man: Living blues legend Taj Mahal electrifies the crowd. The blues were born in the Deep South, and so stage to give a sparse but rollicking set by Little it seemed somehow fitting that this year’s Burnaby Miss Higgins and her partner in rhyme Foy Blues and Roots Festival was held on a day hot Taylor. The two Prairie products put on a plucky, enough to keep the devil himself looking for a dual-guitar performance, with Higgins’ Bargain! place in the shade. Shop Panties being a particular crowd-pleaser. “It’s pretty brutal out, but I wouldn’t forgive Serena Ryder was up next just as the sun mermyself for missing out on seeing Taj Mahal in an cifully dipped below the horizon and was the outdoor setting,” said musician first to bring crowds to their feet. Ryan Townsend, who owns a bar The pint-sized, big-voiced singeron Commercial Drive that regularly songwriter, seemingly channelling plays live music. “This is always a clean and sober Janis Joplin, was clearly psyched to be on stage, one of the high points of the sumpunctuating her banter between mer for me.” songs with hearty giggles and ranPeople were already lining up dom whoops of joy. Even if the for Chevron’s “misting station” recent Juno-winner confused the – a running joke at last year’s last time she played here as being water-logged event but a bonafide at the Special Olympics instead of lifesaver this time around – by the the Paralympics, the crowd certainly time Zaak Pick, the winning pick of wasn’t going to hold it against her, ShoreFM’s Sounds of Summer song happily belting out the chorus from search contest, first hit the Garden the single Little Piece of Red upon Stage for a short set to warm up the request and generally eating out of crowd in the early afternoon. her hand. Pick was followed by local indie Ryder was followed by local boy rockers Yukon Blonde, whose harBreezy Ryder: Serena monies and heavy, high-energy set Ryder was a breath of fresh Colin Linden. The Blackie & the Rodeo Kings member, who isn’t big was well-received by a small crowd air. on returning phone calls from the who nonetheless weren’t ready Real promising: Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real offer up media, certainly can’t be accused of phoning in his quite yet to expend their precious energy by danca little countrified blues rock. performance, putting on a tight final show ing. on the Garden Stage before the day’s final “I really like these guys,” said Squamish resitwo headliners. dent Shauna Phillips, “but there is no way I’m Generally speaking, bands that are going to move anymore than I have to right now. named after an individual member tend Maybe a walk or three to the beer tent, but that’s to be named for the singer, and the Kenny it.” Wayne Shepherd Band is one of the excepThe shaggy quartet was also enjoyed by auditions that prove the rule. No doubt more ences a bit farther away in front of the larger than a few audience members were wonLake Stage, were festival-goers who came early dering at first why the group was named could stake out primo mainstage real estate but for the goateed pretty boy with the microstill enjoy the performances on the smaller stage phone when the guitarist was clearly the thanks to video footage beamed up on two hi-def big screens. Having two stages also allowed things star. Any confusion was soon laid to rest, to flow smoothly throughout the day, with crowds with the fast-fingered Shepherd laying down a blistering set featuring a number moving from one to the other without having to endure sound checks or watch sweaty roadies load of their hits over the year, and even giving Hendrix himself a run for his money with equipment between performances. a cover of Voodoo Child. Lukas Nelson, one of living country legend Last and far from least came Taj Mahal. Willie Nelson’s seven children, was up next on The 68-year-old virtuoso’s first words were the big stage with his band Promise of the Real, and left little doubt he had more than a little of the to insist the crowd get up and dance. By Red Headed Stranger’s blood coursing through his then the sun was down, the vibe was good, Miss a hit: Little Miss and most of the crowd had no problem veins. The voice was similar, but the countrified Back-to-back sets: Guitarist Kenny Wayne Higgins gets things going on doing just that. blues rock decidedly heavier than anything in his the second stage. Shepherd lived up to his reputation.
Andrew Fleming staff reporter
A16 • Wednesday, August 18, 2010 • Burnaby NOW
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Abuse can shatter survivor’s self-worth HEALTHWISE
Dr. Davidicus Wong
n my last column, I wrote of how violence and abuse – physical, sexual or emotional – can shatter the survivor’s sense of self. 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 regard for their needs, thoughts and feelings, we treat them as objects, as mere bodies and not persons. What is stolen from survivors of rape and abuse is their sense of control and trust – in their world and in their relationships. The harm and loss is so great that, in most cases, survivors can never fully trust or feel safe again. Their lives are changed forever – how they feel about them-
selves, how they relate to others and how they see the world. The healing process is daunting, and it cannot be done alone. Fortunately, there are supportive people and resources available in our community. Survivors must be able to retell their stories repeatedly and, with each retelling, reshape the narrative and their emotional responses. This must be done in a safe and supportive, healing relationships. This act can defuse traumatic memories and begin the process of remaking the self. Professional counselling is helpful. Support groups can take away the sense of isolation the survivor may suffer; they can share coping strategies, and they can offer hope that one can feel better. Though never the same, their new selves can be stronger and better. Talking with emotionally strong and empathic others who are willing to listen can allow the expression of confused emotions – depression, anxiety and anger. Survivors of sexual
assault can have difficulty expressing their anger at their aggressors. In the case of childhood sexual abuse, the abuser may be dead. Sometimes fear can be the barrier to feeling anger. The act of the narrative allows the survivor to piece together a new healed self – to regain a sense of control over their own emotions, thoughts and bodies, control over their environment and their connections to others. They may regain their sense of self and selfworth. Because traumatic feelings and physical responses can be frozen with the past self that is now shattered, one may accept that it is OK or even desirable to be seen as an object of desire or a sex object judged by her physical attributes. Our culture contributes to our self-objectification and specifically to the objectification of women. Pornography encourages this dehumanizing objectification, as does popular Healthwise Page 22
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 Representation Agreements and Powers of Attorney, a seminar by lawyer Stephen Miller, presented by Burnaby Family Caregivers Project. 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at Tommy Douglas Library, 7311 Kingsway. Reserve your seat by calling 604-241-0485. St. Stephen’s Anglican
Church, garage and yard sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at 9887 Cameron St. (behind Lougheed Town Centre), the event will have a large selection of clothing, books, small appliances, household items, art and more.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 22 St. John Ambulance brigade cadet division 389, will be hosting its 10th annual CPRa-Thon. For seven straight hours, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., members will perform CPR to raise money to fund training activities. Brentwood Town Centre, centre court.
MONDAY, AUGUST 23 Buddhism, a philosophy for life, free seminar, 7 p.m., Cameron Recreation complex. Info: www.sgi.org. Edmonds Camp Adventure, Summer’s End Party with activities, games and summer celebrations, five sessions from Aug. 23 to 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ages six to 12, $116.80, Edmonds Community Centre for 55+. Register at 604-525-1671 (barcode 214967).
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 27 Bonsor 55-plus summer barbecue, with hamburgers and hotdogs served on the garden patio, followed by bocce game and a chance to listen to music, noon to 3 p.m., $7.13 members, $8.92 nonmembers, 604-439-5510.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28 Demystifying Housing Options if a Senior Has to Move, a seminar by Katherine Willett, presented by Burnaby Family Caregivers Project. 10:30 a.m. to noon at Holdom Community Resource Centre. Reserve your seat by calling 604-241-0485. Brentwood Park Alliance Church garage sale, to ben-
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media and advertising that teaches us to seek validation and self-worth on the basis of our physical appearance. Survivors of sexual abuse may fall prey to prostitution and, as described in a recent Vancouver Courier article, the abusive pornography industry. Healing for the survivor of sexual assault and abuse involves the tasks of retelling your story in a safe and healing environment, the alleviation of selfblame, the healthy expression of anger, the regaining of trust in yourself, in others and in the world, regaining your connection to the rest of humanity, and the realization of your self-worth – that you are worthy of both love and happiness. We exist in relation to one another. We are each vulnerable and dependent on one another. To harm another is to harm ourselves. To heal ourselves is the beginning of healing our world. We all share in the responsibility of objectifying women and ourselves.
As parents, we must teach self-respect and self-worth but also the imperative to treat others as equals and not objects. Give to others the respect and worth we each
deserve. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper and his internet radio show can be heard on PositiveWorld
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TASTE Tomoya: Late-night barbecue menu offers tasty options for customers features generous portions of salmon and tuna sashimi to go with the fresh lettuce and special sauce. Stuart and Stephanie aren’t resting on their laurels, bringing in chef James Yan, who has experience at four-star hotels in Hong Kong, to create a late-night barbecue menu. “We’ve extended our opening hours to midnight,” said Stuart. “And that’s allowed us to extend our menu and have some great barbecue dishes.” Served almost like tapas, the barbecue dishes are nothing if not affordable.
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Perhaps even better was that on the day I was at Tomoya, the King Neptune was on sale for $12.99. “We’ve got a deal that each day, we have a halfprice roll if you buy $25 or more,” said Stuart. “If you come on a Tuesday, the King Neptune is only $7.50 if you buy $25 or more.” Hard to argue that logic, as the specialty rolls at Tomoya are what set it apart from other sushi restaurants. It’s not just rolls that are tasty at Tomoya, as the seafood salad, at under $9,
Three skewers of juicy lamb are only $3.95, and the grilled lamb is melt-offskewer delicious. For the more adventurous, you can order grilled chicken gizzards ($3.95 for three skewers) or grilled chicken skin ($2.99 for three skewers). “We have people who will come in here for sushi for lunch, and then afterwards, they’ll come in for the barbecue,” said Stuart. With Tomoya’s central location in the Metrotown area, another significant part of the business is sushi party trays, delivered to
local offices and homes. Dessert isn’t overlooked at Tomoya either, as I found the best way to finish off my meal was the $2.99 crème brulé, which was refreshing without being too sweet. “Tomoya means good friends in Japanese,” Stuart said, “And at Tomoya, you’ll have good sushi at good prices with good
friends. “Our focus has always been to bring together some flavours into dishes you won’t be able to find anywhere else.” One area where Stephanie and Stuart are looking at expanding is in the multimedia realm. They started up a website, www. tomoya.ca, and they may have daughter Adrianna,
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Making the best of a last chance for a Minto Cup Tom Berridge
Riley Loewen will get his first and last chance for a Minto Cup ring, beginning Saturday. Loewen, who came over to the league and playoff champion Coquitlam Adancs from Burnaby at the trade deadline along with transition teammate Nick Bilic and goalie Brodie MacDonald, was only a spectator for his first Minto Cup experience as an intermediate callup with the Burnaby Lakers in 2007. “It feels good,” Loewen said of Coquitlam’s series clinching 13-7 win over the New Westminster Salmonbellies last week. “We didn’t back-door in. We won the B.C.s and got ourselves in.” Now all that is on his mind, and that of his new teammates, is how to beat the defending twotime Minto champion Orangeville Northmen. The Northmen swept their Ontario junior A league final against the Six Nations Arrows in four straight games. Orangeville did it convincingly as well, beating the Arrows 14-8 in their own barn. Playoff MVP Jeremy Noble led the Northmen with an eight-point effort, including six goals in the OLA final. Noble led all playoff scorers with 47 points, including 31 assists. Orangeville teammate Adam Jones led all scorers with 26 goals. Both Noble and Jones are hunting for a third consecutive Minto ring. Goalie Ward Dillon, who got just two starts in last season’s playoffs, played in all 12 games for Orangeville in the 2010 post season, losing just one game while boasting a playoff-best 6.12 goals against average and an .833 save percentage. Coquitlam will counter with a few offensive threats of its own. Oshawa, Ont. product
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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins proved his worth in the money game at the 2010 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka under-18 hockey championships in Slovakia. The 17-year-old Burnaby product scored the gold-medal-winning goal for Canada in a 1-0 victory over Team U.S.A. in the final of the Hlinka tournament in Piestany, Slovakia on Saturday. Nugent-Hopkins scored the game-winning goal in the opening two minutes of the first period on a solo rush up the ice for the defending champions from Canada. The Red Deer Rebels centre and last season’s Western Hockey League rookie of the year took a puck from inside his own zone and streaked up the right side, beating a U.S. defenceman and going in on a two-on-one with teammate Daniel Catenacci on the American keeper Steven Michalek. Using Catenacci as a decoy, the speedy forward roofed the game’s
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WESTERN ASSOCIATION Best-of-Seven Playoff Final New Westminster vs Victoria Aug 18 – Victoria @ New West Aug 20 – New West @ Victoria Aug 22 – Victoria @ New West Aug 24 – New West @ Victoria *Aug 26 – Victoria @ New West *Aug 28 – New West @ Victoria *Aug 30 – Victoria @ New West *If necessary All games at 7:45 pm Playoff Semifinals 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 5, New West 13 (Jordan McBride 1g7a) New West wins series 4-1 # Victoria vs Coquitlam Aug 4 – Coquitlam 10, Victoria 6 Aug 6 – Victoria 16, Coquitlam 10 Aug 8 – Coquitlam 11, Victoria 16 Aug 10 – Victoria 13, Coquitlam 10 Aug 12 – Coquitlam 10, Victoria 8 Aug 14 – Victoria 12, Coquitlam 5 Victoria wins series 4-2 WLA Playoff Scoring G A Pt Rhys Duch Vic 15 23 38 Cory Conway Coq 7 22 29 Ryan Benesch Vic 9 17 26 Jeff Shatler Vic 10 15 25 Daryl Veltman Coq 8 16 24 Dane Dobbie Coq 16 7 23 Jordan McBride NW 5 18 23 Ilija Gajic NW 13 9 22 Alex Gajic NW 6 16 22 Dean Hill Vic 7 14 21 Cliff Smith NW 10 8 18 Craig Conn NW 7 11 18 Jordan Hall NW 11 6 17 Mike Pires Vic 8 9 17 Matt Lyons Vic 7 9 16 Curtis Dickson MR 8 6 14 Joel Dalgarno MR 4 10 14 Jason Jones Coq 6 7 13 Jarrett Davis MR 3 9 12 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % Matt Flindell Vic 6.03 0.853 Tyler Richards NW 7.18 0.811 Matt Roik NW 8.36 0.800 Nick Rose Coq 11.02 0.796 Ron Schibild MR 12.05 0.724
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 7, Coquitlam 13 (Loewen 3g2a) Coquitlam wins series 4-1 BCJLL Playoff Scoring G A Pt Mark Matthews Coq 7 27 34 Jay Card NW 12 20 32 Robert Church Coq 15 14 29 Logan Schuss Del 12 14 26 Karsen Leung Vic 9 16 25 Cody Bremner NW 10 13 23 Tyler Digby NW 9 14 23 Colton Clark NW 8 15 23 Brandon Goodwin NW 11 10 21 Jake Emms Vic 8 13 21 Riley Loewen Coq 11 9 20 Casey Jackson Vic 6 14 20 Ben McIntosh Coq 8 10 18 Blair Pinnock Vic 8 10 18 Matthew Dinsdale Coq 6 12 18 Keegan Bal NW 11 4 15 Scott Jones Del 7 6 13 Wesley Berg Coq 9 3 12 Adam Brown Vic 5 7 12 Leif Mydske NW 1 11 12 Ryan Johnson Coq 1 9 10 Leading Playoff Goalies GAA % B Macdonald Coq 6.06 86.21 Zach Boychuk Del 7.96 84.29 Dan Lewis Coq 8.24 80.62 Frank Scigliano NW 8.69 79.87
PRESIDENTS CUP Round Robin Aug 16 – Onondaga 11, Burnaby 8 Owen Sound 14, Cornwall Is 9 Tri-City 9, St Albert 5 Burnaby 6, Kahnawake 10 Aug 17 – Burnaby vs Cornwall Is Aug 18 – Kahnawake vs Owen Sound - 10:30 am St Albert vs Cornwall Is - 1:30 pm Onondaga vs Kahnawake - 4:30 pm Burnaby vs Tri-City - 8 pm Aug 19 – Kahnawake vs St Albert - 10:30 am Owen Sound vs Onondaga - 1:30 pm Cornwall Is vs Tri-City - 4:30 pm St Albert vs Burnaby - 8 pm Aug 20 – Owen Sound vs St Albert - 10:30 am Cornwall Is vs Onondaga - 1:30 pm Tri-City vs Kahnawake - 4:30 pm Burnaby vs Owen Sound - 8 pm Championship Round Aug 21 – Bronze Medal - 3 pm Gold Medal Final- 7 pm All games at Bill Copeland centre
MINTO CUP Aug 21 – Opening Ceremonies - 4:30 pm Orangeville vs New West - 5 pm Okotoks vs Coquitlam - 8 pm Aug 22 – Orangeville vs Okotoks - 5 pm New West vs Coquitlam - 8 pm Aug 24 – Okotoks vs New West - 5 pm Coquitlam vs Orangeville - 8 pm Aug 25 – 3rd place vs 2nd place - 8 pm Best-of-Three Cup Final Aug 27 – Winner vs 1st place - 8 pm Aug 28 – 1st place vs winner - 8 pm *Aug 29 – Winner vs 1st place - 8 pm *If necessary All games at Coquitlam Sports Centre
WEST COAST LEAGUE First Team All-Stars Goal – Kevin Hill - Burnaby Defence – Adam Smith - Ladner; Adam Clarke - Burnaby; Jeff Cooper - Valley Forwards – Kyle Goundrey - Ladner; Jim Nishiyama - Valley; James Unger - Royal City Second Team All-Stars Goal – Matt Morehouse - Ladner Defence – Steve Rickerby - Tri-City; Mike Leong - Ladner; Baun Adlington - Ladner Forwards – Max Gallant - Valley; Sean Kelly - Ladner; Marcus Wooden Burnaby * Award Winners MVP – Jim Nishiyama - Valley Top Scorer – Kyle Goundrey - Ladner Top Goalie – Kevin Hill - Burnaby Top Rookie – Max Gallant - Valley Sporting – Chris Rayburn - Royal City Top Defender – Adam Smith - Ladner Top Coach – Tony Delmonico/Rob Baker - Burnaby Top Manager – Shawn Joinson Burnaby Top Trainer – Lexi Vass - Valley; Teri Dunbrack - Royal City League Champion – Burnaby Burrards Commissioners Plaque – Cortnee Billon - Royal City
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Medal man: Ater Degal, seen in a Burnaby South uniform, helped Team B.C. win a bronze medal following an 80-79 win over Saskatchewan at the recent under-17 boys’ basketball championships in Winnipeg.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Midget Round Robin Standings W L T GF GA Pt Alberta 3 0 0 27 12 6 BC 2 1 0 26 16 4 Iroquois 1 0 0 18 3 2 Ontario 1 1 0 13 8 2 Manitoba 1 1 0 10 17 2 NS 0 2 0 9 16 0 NB 0 3 0 6 37 0 Gold Medal Final Aug 20 – 1st place vs winner 2nd vs 3rd - 8 pm Championship Round Aug 20 – Loser 2nd vs 3rd vs 4th place - 5 pm 5th place vs winner 6th vs 7th - 4:30 pm 2nd place vs 3rd place - 11:30 am 6th place vs 7th place - 9:30 am
Golfer shares zone team title 2007, finished seventh overall with an eight-over-par 219, including a one-under 69 in the second round at the 6,131-yard Ledgeview Golf and Country Club Aug. 12. In the final round, Gallacher carded a fourover 74, bogeying four of the final five holes to drop him out of contention. Lindbjerg finished with a two-over 212, two shots ahead of runner-up Brock Waldron of Kelowna. Both Lindbjerg and
Waldron finished the 54hole competition with oneunder 69 scores. Paul Kerbrat of New Westminster finished one shot back of Gallacher at 220. Kerbrat struggled mostly on his par-threes, committing a pair of bogeys, two of seven in the threeday competition, in the final 18 holes. Paul Batchelor of New Westminster finished tied for 28th with a three-round 228 score.
BC SENIOR MENS CHAMPIONSHIPS 1 2 1 Gudmund Lindbjerg 71 72 2 Brock Waldron 73 72 3 Earl MacPherson 73 72 3 Brian De Biasio 73 72 3 Real Gamache 74 68 6 Tony Hatchwell 72 69 7 John Gallacher 76 69 8 Mike Marshall 71 74 8 Paul Kerbrat 74 71 10 Bill Wilms 74 78 11 Ron Bell 77 74 12 Fred Cotton 77 74 12 Reg Effa 74 74 12 David Miller 80 68 12 Steve Berry 70 77 16 Ollie Lantela 75 74 16 Larry Lecomte 76 73 16 Tom Rippon 74 75
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MEMORIAL OF IVAN HLINKA U-18 Mens Championships Gold Medal Final Aug 14 – Canada 1 (Ryan NugentHopkins 1g), USA 0 Bronze Medal Sweden 6, Czech Republic 1 Semifinals Aug 13 – USA 5, Sweden 4 OT Canada 6 (Nugent-Hopkins 1a), Czech Republic 2 Fifth Place Russia 5, Switzerland 4 Seventh Place Finland 6, Slovakia 4 Group A Aug 9 – Sweden 3, Canada 6 (NugentHopkins 1g1a) Aug 10 – Canada 7 (Nugent-Hopkins 3g), Switzerland 3 Aug 11 – Canada 6, Slovakia 1
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In MacDonald, Coquitlam has a 6-7 goaltender whose save percentage is more than 80 per cent in the playoffs. His 86.21 save percentage in the 2010 post season is a league-best among starting keepers.
Bulldogs win second title
The Minto Cup kicks off on Saturday at the Coquitlam Sports Centre with Orangeville taking on the New Westminster Salmonbellies at 5 p.m. Loewen will play in the late game when Coquitlam plays Alberta champions Okotoks Raiders at 8 p.m.
Top seed second at outdoor nationals Top seed Tim Portnov of Burnaby was runner-up at the under-14 Rogers junior outdoor national tennis championships in Quebec. Portnov lost the u-14 men’s singles championship final to secondseeded Alejandro Tabilo of Ontario 6-2, 6-3 at Mont-Tremblant Friday. In the championship flight
Portnov had a tough draw, taking fourth-seed Dylan Bednarczyk to three sets before edging the Ontario teen 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 in the semifinal. Portnov swept 10th-seed Xian Zhuo Zeng of Ontario in straight sets in his quarter-final opener. He won the No. 1 flight singles group with four consecutive vic-
tories, including a straight-set win over 16th-seed Jack Van Slyke of Ontario. In doubles play, Portnov and Christopher Flectcher of Ontario teamed up as the second seeds, but were stopped in the semifinals 6-3, 6-4 by B.C.’s Daniel Raw and Mark Nguyen, the eventual runners-up.
The Burnaby Bulldogs won the B.C. senior baseball championships with a 9-3 win over Nanaimo to win its second straight provincial title.
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Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604 936-1225
415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261
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220 7th St, New West 1 BR $700. 2 BR $850. Rent incls heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604 519-1382 Managed by Colliers International
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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.
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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
As new Lrg 2 BR condo. Lam flrs, 5 appls, Sept 1, $1250. Lease & excl refs a must.
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BBY, UPPER Deer Lake. 5 BR, 2 lev, 2 baths, 5 appl, big deck, garage. $2700/mo. By BCIT/Metrotown. NS/NP. 604-897-9841 COQ CENTRAL Newly Reno’d 2 BR Rancher by the lake, $1475. Small pets ok, nr schools, Avail Immed. 604-790-9500
COQ MARINER, Upper 3 BR, 1.5 bath, livg rm, din’g, kitch, $1450. CAPE HORN Upper 4 BR, 2 bath, livg, din’g, fam rm, garage, $1800. Both all appls. Avail now. Zia, 604-551-5652
If you have a small down payment, or less than perfect credit, I have a solution for you. Call Sunny, 778-317-2272 POCO, RANCHER 2 BR & Den, reno’d, fenced yrd. $1500. 1 yr lease. NS/NP. 604-657-6448 PT MDY, Buckingham. Rancher 3 BR, 2 bath, livg/dining/fam rms, lrg f/yrd, grg. $1700. Avail Now Walk to New Port. 604-551-5652 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 Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663
115 PLACE CO-OP
102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE
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.
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.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Enquiries to Membership Committee
Call 604 421-1222
CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
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Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained 27021-24th Avenue, Aldergrove!
Houses - Rent
NEW WEST. 1 BR Apt, $725/mo incls heat, light, cable, laundry, avail immed. Call 604-780-0048
320-9th St, New West
CALL 604 715-7764
3BR, $1250, Avail Sept 1, close to all amenities. in Port Coquitlam. 778-882-9644, 778-999-3565
VILLA MARGARETA Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
POCO 2 BR Apts, $755/mo & $775/mo, quiet-family complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034
NEW ’JEWEL’, 6188 Wilson 22F. Patterson/Metro. mt view 1147sf 2bd+d $2200 np/ns 604.803.6818
Al Dodimead ACD Realty
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
St Andrews Street 1, 2 or 3 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, Avl Sept 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
FEATURED HOMES 6020-14
❏ WE BUY HOMES ❏
● DIFFICULTY SELLING? ●
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
Updated Studio & 1 BR Apts. Rental Incentives Offered. Rent includes heat and hot water.
6020-38 $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 Open House Sat/Sun 1-4, 11781-71A ave, Sunshine Hills immaculate 2414sf 5br home, suite, pool, $549K 502-7541 id5201 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 Reduced, Hatzic Lk gated waterfront lot w/27’ 5th wheel $138K 820-4457 id5195 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
BBY, NORTH. 3740 Albert St. Bright 2 BR, 10th floor. 1,000 sf. Fabulous mtn/river views from 2 balconies! U/grd prkg, storage, monitored alarm. Ns/np. $1,100/mo incl strata fees. Avail Sept 1st or 15th. 604-299-2448
I BUY HOUSES FAST Any location. Any condition. Call Raynah, 778-960-0265
★ WE BUY HOUSES ★ Older home? Damaged home? Needs repairs? Quick Cash! Call us First! 604-657-9422
BBY, Brentwood. Big 1 BR. $750 incl ht & h/w. Quiet, adult-oriented building. Ns/np. 604-841-6984
Metrotown Area - Bby
★ 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
BACH & 1 BR, nicely done, cls to shop & transit, secured, incls heat, h/w, prkg, Start @ $675. 604-325-1385 www.remirealty.ca
Any Price, Any Condition Any Location. No Fees! No Risk !
Houses - Sale
★ 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
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
604 - 941 - 7721
To place your ad call
BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, large balc. $830/mo. Ns/np. Refs req’d. 604-562-5281 or 604-327-3576
office: 604 936-3907
* 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
Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, August 18, 2010 • A33
Surrey Gardens Apartments
1-BEDROOM AP T. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca It’sFrom time to$690.00 discover
Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets
Call for details! 604-589-7040
Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.
A34 • Wednesday, August 18, 2010 • Burnaby NOW
RENTALS HOME SERVICES
Out Of Town
CULTUS LAKE. Cottage available for short or long term rental. Fully furn’d 2BR, BBQ & sunny deck. Near beach. 604-813-7535
1 BR Bsmt $865. 2min to Skytrain, utilities included, private entrance/alarm/parking. Ref req. 778-848-7769 3 BR main flr, 1.5 baths, $1150, NS NP, nr Lougheed Mall, avail Now. call 604-518-2490
BBY CARIBOO Beaut 2 BR g/lvl, 1.5 baths, n/s, n/p, patio, alrm, $950 incls all utils. 604-522-8350 BBY, Deer Lake. 2 BR, sh’d w/d, c/port. Suits 1 or 2. $1000/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. Now. 604-521-6120
BBY, E. 18th Ave. 2 BR, f/bath, shared laundry - 1/week. Ns/np. $800/mo + 40% hydro. Now. Near elem/high schools. 604-522-9756
COQ L’HEED/SHAUGHNESSY newly renod 3 br /glvl ste, 2 full baths, lge kit, w/d, cat ok. Sept 1. $1100 + 1/2 util. 604-722-5072 COQ LRG 1 BR + Office, n/s, w/d, $850 incls utils, cbl & net, nr SFU, avail Sep 1st. 778-786-8012 COQ, MUNDY. Lrg 1 BR & Den g/l, gas f/p, priv w/d, f/bath. $795 incl util. N/p. Sep 1. 604-939-0266
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 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 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, available immed, own parking. 604-722-5550 or 604-671-8389
NEW WEST. 1 BR, f/ba. $725/mo incl hydro/cbl/’net. Ns/np, no w/d. Sept 1st. Near bus. 604-341-9191 BBY, EAST. 1 BR, shower. Ns/ np, no w/d. $650/mo incl hydro. Near bus. Ideal for students! Avail Aug 15th or Sept 1. 604-719-6344
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, Gov’t Rd, New 2 BR glvl, nr SFU Skytrn, schl, $1100 incl util, Sept 1, ns/np. 604 721-1607 BBY, N. 1 BR Bachelor suite. Near SFU. 6 appls. NS/NP. $750 incls utils. Sept 1. 604-506-4252 BBY NORTH, 1200sf, 3 BR g/lvl, 5 appls, ns, np, $1200 incl utils, cble & net, Oct 1. 604-570-0556
BBY, NORTH. 2 BR ste. $975/mo incl hydro. Immed. Ns/np, no w/d. 604-298-7781 or 778-855-8871 BBY, NR Highgate, 3 BR, 1 bath, newly reno’d kitch, new carpet, $1300/mo + 50% utils, Sept 1, N/s, N/p, shrd w/d. 778-895-9365 BBY SOUTH, Bright, 2 BR ste in new house, laundry. Near skytrain/Metrotown. $875 incls all. NS/NP. Av Sep1. 604-779-5231
NEW WEST. 3 BR. $1,050/mo + ⁄ util. Near Skytrain, bus & schools. No pets. Avail Sept 1st. 604-433-9737 or 778-882-0986 NEW WEST West End, 2 BR bsmt ste, incls utils, cbl & internet, w/d, nr 22 St Skytrain, $1050. n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. 604-346-6009 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
POCO 2 BR T/H, $815/mo quietfamily complex, no pets. Avail Now, Call 604-464-0034
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! ★
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.
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
Professional Carpet Cleaning & Small Moves
Commercial/Residential. Guaranteed work. Disinfect, odor and stain removal. Rug/Upholstery/Sofa/Stairs. Special: 1 BR Apt, only $60.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall ﬁnishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.
ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Fireplace Cleaning. Call 604-765-8054
EXP’D CLEANER using non toxic products. References available. Call Yolanda 778-228-8228
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408 DRIVEWAY / CONCRETE REMOVAL. Free estimates. Disposal King, 604-889-2085
# 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
THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations Refinishing & Repairs Dust Free. Affordable Rates! Free Estimates.
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
#1167 LIC Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter, WCB, low rates, 24/7. 617-1774.
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless 604-219-6944 We cover the HST INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
RAIN CENTRE LTD.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Need a Handyman?
Find one in the Home Services section.
PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793
CHAFFER BEETLE. Now is the time for treatment! Landscaping, gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488
Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed & hand cleaned. 604-524-0667
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083
BROADWAY/RENFREW, Single hse, newly reno’d 2 BR top flr, 1 bath, $1350. 1 BR bsmt $650 incls utils. Sep 1. 604-434-8957 BSMT SUITE FOR RENT BBY, N. Buffalo St. 1 BR bsmt, kitchen, f/bath, clean, quiet place. $850/mo incl utils. No Smoke/No Pet. Avail now. 604-420-1077 COQ - 1501 Eagle Mountain Dr. 1100sf bsmt, priv entry, 2 bright BR, livng rm with new kitch, W/D, f/bath, cent vac, alarm, highspd net & cbl. Near bus & school. NS/ NP, immed. $1000 + 1/3 utils. 604-861-8025 or 604-941-7966
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444
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 COQ WESTWOOD Plateau NEW legal 3 BR bsmt ste, 2 full bath, 6 s/s appls, 2 sep entry, lam flrs. Av now. $1400. 604-763-2425
KITTENCLUB.CA 604-299-0872 near 2nd Narrows Bridge - $100 Special. ‘All we wear is lingerie’
LAWNS CUT, yard and garden clean-up, hedge trim, rubbish removal & gutters. 604-773-0075
YARD CLEAN-UP, Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, Free estimate. 604-710-9670
8175 Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Sofﬁts All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price
Planning on R E N OVAT I N G ?
STONE WORK Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone. 604-603-2576 tymerstonework.com
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Efﬁcient & Reliable
604-708-8850 $30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020 #1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872 AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885
BBY 6994 Greenwood St, Brand New approx 1800sf W/H with finished office, clean, large O/H door, 3 phase power, avail Now. Call 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com
Lawn/Garden/Hedge trim, cleanup, install, quality, low$, 778-241-9706, cedar on sale !
Lawn & Garden
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+).
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
Landscape, Dirt Removal, Yard Grating. Free estimates Disposal King, 604-889-2085
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
Contact 604 939-0221 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
Lawn & Garden
4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs & cleaning. Free Estimates 604 874-8158 Check us out with the BBB
LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934. STEVEN’S ELECTRICAL Emergency Service & Repairs #15238.............. 604-250-5125
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
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★ 23
BBY, EAST. 2 BR. Ns/np. $900 incl hydro. Immed. Near bus & schools. 604-777-2038 after 5pm.
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
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
POPEYE’S MOVING 604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503
www.popeyesmovingbc.com TWO BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery. Local & Long Distance; Best Rate! Joseph 604-720-0931 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
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HOME SERVICES Oil Tank Removal
STORMWORKS 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
STORMWORKS, OIL Tank Removal. Recommended Insured. Reasonable Rates 604-724-3670
• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Experience • Fully Insured • WCB Covered Professional Crew of Ticketed Painters
QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments
EXPERTS OF ALL ASPECTS OF PAINTING Brush
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
Fully Guaranteed, Worksafe Covered
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
ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
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 ★
Seniors 15% Disc • 27 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811
CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB Jean-Guy 604-626-1975
DENALI PAINTING − Ext. & Int. Seniors Discount. WCB. Free Est. Reas Rates. 778-320-4438 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured. 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
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
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204 Professional Power Wash, Windows & Gutters 15 Yrs Exp. Quality Work! Mike 604 785-1206
Renovations & Home Improvement
MATCO DESIGN - Renovations
*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 email@example.com
* Save Your Dollars * Bath, Kitchen, Suite’s & More www. renorite.com 604-781-7695
Scrap Car Removal
Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004
Clogged drains, drips, garbs, installs & more, reliable! 24 hr Emergency service 778-888-9184
RUBBISH - Junk - Reno - metal Etc. removal. Free estimate. Fast & friendly. Sam 778-223-7017
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE
SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals.
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Topside Roofing 604-290-1650 Quality Workmanship. Prompt, Prof Service. Insured. Call Phillip
Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!
• Residential Rooﬁng • Homes • Strata • Installations • Repairs • 24 Hour Emergency Service
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
Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections
Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount
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)
604-537-8523 10% off ALIN Maintenance •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020
Need a Gardener?
ALL JUNK - remove for res. & Comm. Free est. 7days/wk. $15off. w/ad. 604-537-8523
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
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby & N.West only 778-859-8760
Find one in the Home Services section
$ BEST RATES $
★ ★ ★ ★
604-787-4622, 778 240-6513
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
ALL JUNK All Types of Roofing Re-roofing. Repairs & Gutters. 10% off written competior quote WCB / BBB & Liability Insured
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
SSK ROOFING & SIDING
RENT A MAN Rubbish Removal Services For all your cleanup needs!! ★Call 604-505-7334★
First Choice Roofing We specialize in flat roofs, fully insured. WCB, Miguel 778-231-7973
Better Quality, Better Service
10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005
DISPOSAL BINS 4 - 40 yard bins. From $179 - $565 including dump fees. Disposal King, 604-306-8599
Coast To Coast Roofing Specialize in new & reroofs since 1992 Call Gary 604-897-3614
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153
A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★refoof ★ repair★ Fully Ins. Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266
8Plumbing 8Drain Cleaning 8Hot Water Tank Specials 8Seniors Discounts
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
SUMMER SPECIAL SAVE THE HST Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Aug 31
Family owned & operated since 1989
Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rate / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377
Fully Licenced & WCB.
604 729-3864 INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Aug. 15th & Save 15%
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604-444-3000 Sports & Imports
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2003 BUICK Century Gold Custom, Like new, all new head gaskets, NO acc. $5,998 obo. 604-568-4345
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
MOBILE Metric Motorcycle Mechanic, Located in Delta, we offer p/up & del, 604 340-7055
Scrap Car Removal
Scrap/Car Removal No Wheels No Problem
HOUR 2Service From Call
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
1999 HONDA CRV EX, auto, local 1 owner, honda serviced,no claims 137 k $8950 604-328-0816 2006 TOYOTA Sienna, mint, auto, a/c, p/w, p/s, 1 owner, 43,700k, $18,995. 604-924-1473
Sports & Imports
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1991 MERCEDES 500SL convert turquoise, hardtop, auto, good cond, $11,000 604-726-4258
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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
1993 NISSAN 240SX limited ed. SE convertible, Skyline seats & rims, blk/blk, aircared, 186 K, $4200 obo. 604-600-2030
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$18,900 obo 604-763-8260
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
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A36 • Wednesday, August 18, 2010 • Burnaby NOW
25 GIFT CARD
exact® distilled water 716188
Fisher Price diapers
80 page 314082
Dixon lead pencils
fresh chicken leg quarters club pack®, back attached
Sun-Rype 100% pure apple juice
unsweetened, not from concentrate, 1L Limit 6 , after limit price 1.77 ea.
fresh Atlantic salmon ﬁllets
BIC round stic grip 216834
Pepsi soft drinks
selected varieties, regular or diet, 24 x 355 mL Limit 2 , after limit price 9.49 ea.
Crayola colour pencil 24 pack 622230
2 lb clamshell
fresh hothouse tomatoes on the vine
product of Western provinces, No. 1 grade
Rooster Brand scented rice
AAA premium, 18 kg
Limit 4 , after limit price 30.98 ea.
product of British Columbia, No. 1 grade 725896
.60 .80 .88 00 1 25 1
Lysol Healthy Touch hand soap system
HB/2, 10 pack
Media exercise books
.15 .20 .25 .25 .44
selected varieties & sizes
Media co coil note book
FREE $25 GIFT CARD
*with this coupon & a purchase of at least $250.00 before applicable taxes at the real Canadian Superstore location (excluding tobacco, alcohol products, prescriptions, electronics disposal surcharges where applicable, gift cards, phone cards, lottery tickets, all third party operations (post office, gas bars, dry cleaners, etc.) and any other products which are provincially regulated) we will give you a $25 President’s Choice® Gift Card. Coupon must be presented at time of purchase. One coupon per family/and or customer purchase. Coupon cannot be combined with any other free coupon offer. No rainchecks.No substitutions. No copies. No refund or exchange on free items. Coupon has no cash value. Coupon valid from Tuesday, August 17th until closing Thursday, August 19th, 2010.
We CHECK AND MATCH major competitor advertized prices on stationery items. See in-store for details.
Media reﬁll paper
with min. $250 purchase
25 value with $250 purchase
size 3-6, 100-156’s
25 GIFT CARD
assorted varieties, made with chopped garlic, 450 g 323958
PRICES EFFECTIVE IN THIS AREA ONLY NEW EFFECTIVE AUGUST TUESDAY 17 WEDNESDAY 18 THURSDAY 19 DATES or while stock lasts. We reserve the right to limit quantities.
President’s Choice Financial MasterCard
is provided by
President’s Choice Bank
Pricing are in effect until closing Thursday, August 19, 2010 or while stock lasts. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Some items may have ‘plus deposit and/or environmental charge’ where applicable.
*PRICE MATCH. We determine a major competitor based on our assessment of a number of relevant factors that may vary by region. “Items you buy most” refers to our top selling products. We check competitor pricing on the majority of items you buy most on a weekly basis; and in all cases, no less than quarterly. We may not match a competitor’s short term promotional pricing activities(ie. one day sales or ‘door crashers’) or other promotional pricing activities such as ‘2 for 1’ or ‘buy 1 get 1 free’. We do not Price Match all items at all times; where we have Price Matched an item, it will be identiﬁed in-store. This is not a price match guarantee where we match any competitor price you ﬁnd. PRICE CUT. Longer term price reductions on items identiﬁed in-store. “Items that matter most to you” refers to our top selling products. WEEKLY SPECIAL. Typically in effect from Friday to Thursday of each week on items identiﬁed in-store and/or in ﬂyer.