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Courage in the kitchen Imagine how hard it is to open a new restaurant, in a new city, in a new country, with no prior experience. Now imagine doing it blind or having just recovered from throat cancer. For Alicia and Rolf Krawinkel, opening up Delicias de Alicia, a new Cuban restaurant in the Metrotown area, has been the culmination of a threeyear journey that has seen the couple survive on faith, friendship, love and hard work. For more on Alicia and Rolf, see reporter Alfie Lau’s feature on page 11.

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Alicia’s restaurant: Delcias de Alicia restaurateurs Alicia and Rolf Krawinkel share a laugh while working in their kitchen.

Multisport centre shooting for 2012 opening Funding issues in 2008 stalled project – but new focus is on more of a ‘philanthropic component’ Janaya Fuller-Evans

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Financing for Burnaby’s premier sports centre is coming together, according to the president and CEO of the project. Loyal Makaroff also confirmed

Vancouver’s Steve Nash would be on the athletes’ board of advisors for the project, as was announced recently. “He is on the board, which is fantastic,” Makaroff said. “There are others that we’ll be announcing in the future.” Nash’s physiotherapist Rick Celebrini is a partner on the project, according to The Vancouver Sun. But Makaroff would not say what other high-profile athletes might be involved at this time, or who was on the Multisport Centre of Excellence’s leadership board. Construction on the project began in

May 2008 but had to cease in the fall because of funding issues. The global credit crisis affected the project’s financing, but Makaroff said the foundation behind the project has since come up with a new financial plan. “We had to revisit the financial plan we had when everything collapsed in 2008,” he said. “There’s far more of an emphasis on the philanthropic component.” The budget has also been aided by a cost reduction for materials when the local market fell, he added. The financing issues do not mean there

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Saddling up for a ride back in time Woman who grew up on PNE grounds revisits carousel at Burnaby Village Museum Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

It had been many years since Dorothy Burnett had ridden the historic 1912 C.W. Parker Carousel. Burnett and the carousel share a common past – both used to live on the Pacific National Exhibition lands at Happyland, the amusement park that was demolished in 1957. Happyland opened in 1926, and Burnett moved there with her parents and three brothers when she was eight years old, on Oct. 31, 1930. Her father, James Robertson, had been hired as superintendent of the amusement park. “It was a different life than other people,” Burnett says, adding she didn’t realize how different at the time, and took it for granted. Burnett grew up working at the park with her brothers. When she was 14, she worked at the dance hall and was also a waitress on occasion. Once, her father offered her the chance to sell tickets for a ride and worked a lesson into it for her. When she went back to the office with her cash box after her shift, her father told her there was $2 missing and it would have to be deducted from her wages. That evening, after Burnett had complained to her mother and been teased by her brothers, her father informed her that he had taken the $2 out before her shift started. The lesson – always count your change at the beginning of your shift. But it wasn’t all work. When the park opened for the spring and summer season of 1931, Burnett and her brothers discovered that customers riding the Giant Dipper would often lose their change. Burnett and her brothers went to the extent of pulling out shovels to dig for the change and used bubblegum on a stick to retrieve coins that fell between the wooden

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A ride down memory lane: Dianne McLeod, Dorothy Burnett and Beverly Chicoine take a spin on the heritage carousel at Burnaby Village Museum to celebrate Burnett’s visit. slats of the sidewalk, she says. The Robertsons left Happyland nine years later. Burnett, who now lives in Kelowna, was 17. She visited the carousel at its new home at the Burnaby Village Museum last Friday, during a visit from Kelowna with her daughter, Beverly Chicoine, for the PNE’s 100th anniversary. “This place brings back memories,” she says of the Deer Lake area, mentioning her in-laws had lived in the neighbourhood.

She could remember when ice was cut out of Deer Lake in the winter, and sold. Burnett has recently written a book, Shoot the Chute, about her time at Happyland. Chicoine helped Burnett write the book by asking for her stories and pressing her to preserve them for the family, Burnett says. “If it hadn’t been for my daughter, there wouldn’t be a book,” she says. Burnett and Chicoine were in town last week to attend the PNE and saw

Wayne Newton perform Thursday night, Chicoine says. Dianne McLeod, with the museum, as well as members of the Friends of the Carousel, was extremely glad to meet Burnett when she visited. Burnett, Chicoine and McLeod climbed aboard the ride, which is 98 years old this year, for one go-around. Fittingly, Burnett’s horse was named James – the same name as her father. jfuller-evans@burnabynow.com

City groups to pick up $869,000 in gaming grants Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Burnaby non-profits and community organizations are receiving $869,000 in gaming grants

dispensed by the provincial government. The announcement comes after months of conflict regarding changes to the gaming grant program.

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Multisport: 2012 set as completion date continued from page 1

and retail businesses, offices, storage, a gym and a cafeteria, he said. The foundation’s goal is to start up on-site construction by the end of 2010, he said, with the first two floors complete by the end of 2011, and the entire project finished by April 2012. The foundation has raised $26 million thus far and has invested $23 million in the project, which has a total estimated cost of $54 million. The foundation is hoping to bring the private donation amount to $35 to $40 million before launching a public fundraising campaign, slated to start in the next four to six weeks, Makaroff added. At that time, the leadership board members, as well as some of the athletes’ advisory board members, will be announced, he said. “It’s very positive,” he said. “A lot is coming together.” – with files from The Vancouver Sun

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Inspiring stories: Suzanne Bedard, at right, along with daughter Danielle Kershaw and granddaughters Chanel (left)

and Gisele, looks through Growing From the Roots, a book published by Volunteer Grandparents telling the stories of people who have participated in the organization’s programs. The book was launched in July.

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$25 million to organizations throughout the province, according to a press release. On April 1, the province combined the bingo affiliation and direct access gaming grant programs into the community gaming grant program. However, the changes to the program also cut grants to arts, environmental and adult sports programs. Heads of arts organizations, particularly the B.C. Alliance for Arts, have spoken out critically about the cuts. B.C. Arts Council chair Jane Danzo stepped down from her post,

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Climate change pushes PM’s latest photo op Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s leader show his face in the Far North recent jaunt around the Arctic has all reminds our neighbours that we are the hallmarks of cheap political thepaying attention up there. This is atre. Photos with smiling schoolchilworth doing. dren and a roguish joyride on an ATV What was missing from the trip, make for easy and favourthough, was an acknowledgeable media coverage. ment of why it is so imporBurnaby NOW But it’s unfair to simply tant. dismiss the trip, which is It isn’t because the now an annual event for the Prime Russians flew some routine reconnaisMinister. Gestures are important sance flights nearby just after Ottawa in politics, and having our elected announced an expensive new fighter

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jet purchase, and it isn’t because a few dozen shivering Danish tourists recently trudged around a disputed patch of rock called Hans Island. It’s important because the Arctic is going to look radically different very soon. Large-scale international shipping and resource extraction will be arriving there within a few years as the ice retreats, and it’s vital that we assert our right to impose our standards, particularly environmental

ones, on these activities. It is the failure of successive governments to face up to climate change science that is driving this change. Canada is far from the only culprit, but we haven’t been part of the solution either. It’s absolutely right for Harper to have his picture taken in the Arctic, but by rights he should be kissing babies in front of the Alberta oil sands as well.

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soldier for the Liberation Tigers he following scenario is of Tamil Eelam is also to be a purely imaginary. After a terrorist. months-long sea crossing Of course, the Tamil Tigers in a leaky converted freighter, committed a great many terrorist more than 400 people from a crimes, including pioneering the nation wracked by terrorism use of suicide bombing. (That’s and civil war land on Canada’s where the Palestinian shores. Intifada got the idea.) They immediately They also committed claim refugee status. Matthew Claxton political assassinaThey come from a tions, both in Sri Lanka and in country that has seen a long and India. The Tigers also forcibly violent conflict. They are essenconscripted children, attacked tially on the losing side. They religious targets and engaged in worry about further violence if piracy and arms smuggling. they return home. But they ran a good portion While many of those on of northeastern Sri Lanka as a board are women and children, de facto independent country some may be members of a forfor decades. So the Tamil Tigers eign terrorist organization. organization contains vicious What does our governmonsters, and it also contains ment do? That depends. My people who worked for the monimaginary boat comes from sters and looked the other way Northern Ireland, circa 1985. so they and their families could But it may have called to mind survive. That the Sri Lankan a boat that just arrived on our government might not make fine shores from Sri Lanka. I’m havdistinctions between the two ing a hard time imagining a types of Tigers is a legitimate boat of English-speaking white concern. Irish-Catholics getting the same So there may be terrorists on vicious reception that the Tamils have received since they arrived. board the boat, and they should be found and deported to face The level of racism in the justice for their crimes. But like debate over the Tamils is hard determining who in Northern to measure. It’s veiled behind Ireland is an IRA bomber, who rhetoric about refugees “jumpan IRA supporter, and who an ing the queue” and talk about accomplice out of fear, it will not them becoming freeloaders on be easy. Canada’s welfare system. The odd notion that the Tamil The terrorism charge is the migrants are trying to jump the one the government has jumped on with both feet. Apparently, to Tamils Page 7 have ever been a member of or

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my disease by worrying about finances. The last thing in the world that I need to be worrying about right now is how I am supposed to pay my regular bills and now the extra bills, not to mention how I am to afford to put food on my table. This government needs to look after the people that pay their bills. I am sure if Premier Campbell was ill, his regular wage would be fully paid. I have contacted a Burnaby MP with my concerns and was given the nod that this wasn’t OK, but there is nothing that they can do. I have worked at my job for 20 years, and this is the last thing in the world that I thought would happen – my union and work hanging me out to dry. Andrea Fee, Burnaby

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I have fought bedbugs in both my house and in the apartment of a relative this year and disagree with some of the advice in your article. Bedbugs can absolutely be a do-it-yourself project using a search-and-destroy strategy. If you have just a few bugs, they will mostly be on your bed. Take the bed apart, search all its surfaces and nooks and crannies. When you clear it, any bugs living elsewhere in the room or apartment will move in. If you just search your bed every couple of days and kill everything you find, eventually you will get them all. If you have an infestation, there is some major cleaning to do, sorting and bagging of stuff and often discarding things like mattresses or box springs. But the basic principle remains the same: Attract them to where you sleep, and then search them out and kill them.

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Klein article ‘nonsense’ Dear Editor:

Re: Many layers to Tamil story, In my opinion, Seth Klein, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 28 The fact that (Seth Klein) is the product of Vietnam war draft dodgers is hardly conducive to allaying any apprehensions I presently harbour vis-a-vis illegal immigration, queue jumping, or whatever nomenclature he wishes to use. Mr. Klein makes some valid points about temporary foreign workers but loses momentum by not noting that these men signed legal contracts with their employers. The fact that Pakistan and Bangladesh are once again suffering swollen, flooding rivers may be part of the reason that the rest of the world is feeling charity fatigue. If there is one thing these countries have in abundance, it is cheap labour, which one might think would have been used to build methods of flood-control, but it seems the money always disappears into Swiss accounts and military buildups and nuclear arms, ad nauseam, and anyway, it’s so much easier to send out pictures of woe-begotten victims. The paper failed to mention that the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is a left-wing organ that sends out, at very regular intervals, this sort of nonsense.

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queue should also be discarded. As Stephen Hume pointed out in a recent Vancouver Sun column, there are two routes to becoming a refugee in Canada: You can get there from a refugee camp, or you can show up and say you would suffer persecution if returned home. The Sri Lankan government has been dismantling refugee camps since the war ended; it’s an open

question whether persecution has ceased and one that will likely determine the refugees’ fate. Finally, the notion of freeloading is also interesting. A lot of fury has surrounded the idea that these are only “economic migrants,” that they just want a better life, with things like clean water, good jobs and nice homes. Well, how dare they! Those things are clearly for those of us who were already here and inherited

them without doing a lick of work settling this country. But of course, perhaps I’m biased. Aside from the recent arrivals from America, none of my family members ever applied for permission to come to Canada. I don’t think they ever asked the Sto:lo, Algonquin, Six Nations or Cree people for immigration forms. Matthew Claxton is a columnist for the Langley Advance.

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NOTES FROM CITY HALL Fire calls up in 2010 Burnaby’s fire department responded to nearly 100 more calls in the second quarter of 2010 than in the same period last year. During those three months, firefighters responded to 3,219 calls, 1,825 of which were medical and cardiac emergencies. Firefighters responded to 3,133 calls in the second quarter of 2009, and 1,730 of those were medical and cardiac emergencies. So far, there have been 6,258 calls in 2010, almost 70 more than the same period of 2009. More than half of those calls have been medical and cardiac emergencies. In 2010, there were 3,579 responses to medical calls. In the same time period in 2009, there were 3,429. There have been fewer fire inspections done during this quarter, 1,559, compared to the same period last year at 1,740. However, there have been nearly 300 more conducted in 2010 overall. There were 122 fire investigations in the second quarter of 2010, compared with 53 in the same period in

2009. So far firefighters have suffered fewer injuries in 2010, 31 compared with 36 in 2009. Only one had to take time off because of it.

Toy Run gets go-ahead

Start your engines – the 32nd annual Vancouver Motorcycle Christmas Toy Run will be roaring through North Burnaby on Oct. 3. Burnaby’s city council approved this year’s plans for the annual event, which will bring 7,000 to 10,000 bikes through Burnaby Heights carrying toys for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. The majority of the route, which starts at Coquitlam Centre and ends at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum, travels through Burnaby on the Barnet Highway and Hastings Street. There will be parking restrictions and road closures along Hastings Street, between Inlet Drive and Boundary Road, but signs and notices will be posted by Sept. 24, according to a city staff report. Funding for the signs, barricades, policing and equipment is allocat-

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While little has changed in the case of oil leaching off site from Chevron’s North Burnaby refinery on to the beach in Burrard Inlet, workers recently got a series of extraction wells up and running. The wells are meant to collect the contaminated groundwater before it migrates offsite. Chevron first discovered the leaching oil on April 21 in a routine inspection. It was pooling in a ditch, next to the railroad tracks, downhill from the property, and showing up on the beach below. The material – a mix of gas, diesel and crude oil – was getting carried off Chevron’s property through the groundwater. When asked if they had figured out

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magine how hard it is to open a new restaurant, in a new city, in a new country, with no prior experience. Now imagine doing it blind or having just recovered from throat cancer. For Alicia and Rolf Krawinkel, opening up Delicias de Alicia, a new Cuban restaurant in the Metrotown area, has been the culmination of a three-year journey that has seen the couple survive on faith, friendship, love and hard work. Alicia, blind since birth, does all the cooking in the cozy Imperial Street eatery while Rolf, almost two years recovered from throat cancer surgery that still leaves him with a gravelly voice, is the server, host and accountant for the restaurant that opened its doors on March 2. Making the story even more unbelievable is that before this year, neither Alicia or Rolf had any professional restaurant experience: Alicia, trained as a physiotherapist in her Holguin, Cuba, home, discovered that her credentials weren’t recognized in Canada. Rolf worked as a geophysicist until his throat cancer scare and when he was ready to return to work, the global economic meltdown melted away his job. “When Rolf got sick, I started cooking out of my house for some Latin community fundraisers,” said Alicia. “Word got around and I started to make a little money to help support my family.” The last thing Alicia wanted to be was a burden to her new country and her family, as she and Rolf are raising a blended family of four sons – three of whom live with them in their Delta home. “It’s important for me to show my sons that I can contribute to the community and that, no matter what, I can still work hard and do my best,” said Alicia. Talk to Alicia for any amount of time and you wouldn’t even know she’s blind, as she uses all of her other senses to the best of her ability. When she cooks, she listens to make sure that things are cooked properly. And when she thinks they’re done, she gives it the smell test. “Alicia doesn’t make any mistakes in the kitchen,” said Rolf. “She’s designed the kitchen so that she can do everything herself. When I move something, that’s when I hear about it.” Alicia even does her own dishes, using her touch to knowingly

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Cooking for love: Top: Rolf Krawinkel gets a kiss from wife

Alicia in the kitchen of their restaurant, Delicias de Alicia. Bottom right: The couple shows off one of their dinner specials, chorizo sausage with rice, salad and baked plantains. Left: Alicia uses all her senses, including smell, touch and hearing, to make us for her loss of sight.

separate all the clean dishes from the used ones coming back from the dining room. For Rolf, running a restaurant wasn’t something he had in mind three years ago when he was diagnosed with throat cancer. “I couldn’t work and I didn’t even know if I would live,” said Rolf. “I think it’s because of our tremendous faith in God that both of us have come through this.” Even when Rolf took some geophysicist contracts in Mexico and the United States, Alicia had a better plan. “I told Rolf that in the time that we had been together, we hadn’t worked together,” she said. “I told him it was time that we did something together, for love, not money.” And that’s how Delicias de Alicia was born.

The couple scoured the Internet for a suitable location, almost signing a lease in Vancouver until they saw how old the building was. They found their 4854 Imperial St. location shortly thereafter and have slowly built the business up. “I keep a ledger of all our customers,” said Rolf, pointing out the 300-strong list of diners who’ve come to enjoy the rich flavoured, but not spicy hot, Cuban cuisine that Alicia creates herself. Rolf is almost apologetic when he notes that a recent take-out order for four was for one of the city’s most powerful men. “I took the order and a nice man and his wife came to pick it up,” he said. “One of my other customers told me that’s the mayor of Burnaby (Derek Corrigan). He lives in the area.” For every 10 meals a customer

has at Delicias, they get a free meal. “We have one neighbour who’s already been here 26 times, plus her two free dinners,” said Rolf. “I guess she doesn’t like to cook herself.” Ivania and Eduardo Olivares got to the know the couple through Latino Soy, an FM multicultural radio station. When the radio station needed food cooked up for a fundraiser, they were referred to Alicia. “She cooked 80 to 90 portions and everybody who had it absolutely loved it,” said Ivania. “She cooks very elaborate food, with a lot of flavour, and you would never know she’s blind.” Eduardo, who Alicia refers to as her Canadian father for how much help he has offered her and Rolf, agrees with Ivania, saying that Rolf and Alicia have faced so many obstacles, yet continue to

soldier on because of their faith. “My faith has been so important to me,” said Alicia. “Every time we faced something hard, I asked God for help and every time, He has answered.” For Rolf, the first six months have been a learning experience, with both peaks and valleys. “It was pretty busy the first couple of months and then it slowed down in the summer,” he said. “I think it will pick up again in the fall. We’ve made enough to pay our expenses so far. ... We hope to make enough so that we can go back to Cuba for a vacation.” Delicias de Alicia is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 604-569-1575. alau@burnabynow.com www.twitter.com/AlfieLau


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Local families looking for some oldfashioned fun on Labour Day need look no further than their own backyards. The Burnaby Village Museum is hosting its annual fall fair, with baking competitions, heritage games and theatrical entertainment. There will also be rides in a Model T Ford, and members of the Pacific Spirit Quilters Guild will be showcasing examples of their handiwork and offering sewing tips. Footlight Theatre will be presenting a vaudeville show, while volunteers from the SFU pocket farmers’ market will be selling fresh produce. The heritage games include a water-

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Highlights include sending a statue of Krishna on a boat ride and on a swing, and at midnight, he appears dressed in nothing but flowers. The festival will be at the Hare Krishna Temple, at 5462 Marine Dr. in Burnaby. There is extra parking at the MichaelJFoxTheatre,at7373 MacPherson Ave., and there will be a shuttle bus to the

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 B.C. Genealogical Society meets at Edmonds Community Centre, Kingsway at Edmonds, 7:30 p.m. Visitors and new members of any age welcome. Introductory courses offered. Call 604-431-6149 or see www.bcgs.ca for information.

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be easy on their pocketbooks and great for their stomachs. And seniors Ray and Kathleen Marsh know that coming from the Lougheed Town Centre area for a late lunch is well worth the drive. “We come here once a week for the wonton soup,” said Ray. “The flavour is so good, and you don’t get wontons as tasty as you get here. “Plus, we love how friendly the staff are here.” Ray said he has frequented the Gilmore for more than three decades, and he thinks Cecilia and Stephen have been the best owners the Gilmore has ever had. “We feel like part of their family,” said Ray. “We’ve seen their daughters grow up, and we’ve seen how hard the whole family works.” Younger daughter, Ivy, 25, is now a social worker, but she still enjoys shifts in the kitchen with her dad. “Everybody still remembers me as the little girl sitting in a booth doing her homework,” said Ivy. “I think what I learned from my parents is the value of hard work. I see how hard they worked, and that’s how hard I’ve

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worked at all my jobs.” The restaurant is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open to 9 p.m. each night except for Monday – “We need a break too,” Cecilia jokes – the Gilmore hasn’t been immune to the recession and the effects of the HST. “Business has been down a bit but we’ve always recovered,” said Cecilia. “We offer good quality food at good prices and that hasn’t ever changed. … We have a lot of loyal customers and we have to just keep trying to make sure they keep coming back.” The Gilmore Restaurant is at 4015 East Hastings St., with ample street parking both in the front and the back. Call 604-294-1044 for more info.

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everybody.” I ordered the steak rare and Stephen does a fine job of making sure that the steak is not only tasty, it doesn’t taste like a $4 casino steak. The fries and seasonal vegetables that came with the steak were also quite delectable and you can’t expect much more for your $9. As I sat through a late lunch at the Gilmore, I couldn’t get over how many of the customers would come in and order without even so much as looking at a menu. The construction workers in for lunch know that their $5.75 chicken chow mein, complete with soup or salad, will keep them filled for the rest of their shift. I had to try the chicken chow mein for myself – ordered with some sweet and sour spareribs on the side – and it was a meal fit for an army of construction workers. More chicken than you could ask for, along with more meat on the ribs that you can imagine, the noodles soaked in all the flavour goodness as well. The students know that a $7.95 super burger or clubhouse sandwich will

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a hands-free device and keep the conversation brief. Find more tips at drivecellsafe.ca. 3. Be realistic: …about your travel times and check road conditions before you leave. Check drivebc.com (http://drivebc.com) for possible highway closures before heading out and allow extra time for delays that may occur, especially over the long weekend when more vehicles will be on the road. If you’re going to be later than you expected – deal with it. Take a deep breath and accept the delay. Relax… it’s a long weekend

benefit of the doubt and keep your distance. Even with a lot of sunshine and favourable road conditions, you need to allow at least two seconds of following distance, and at least three seconds on high-speed roads. The latter also applies if you’re behind a motorcycle since it has a much shorter stopping distance. Always be extra careful in intersections. Obey all traffic signs and signals and yield the right of way to other road users, such as pedestrians. 5. Buckle up: If you don’t wear your seatbelt, you

Take the Drive Smart Challenge . . . Log on to: http://apps.icbc.com/road-safety/drivesmart/index.html#/intro after all. Take the Drive Smart Challenge (http:// apps.icbc.com/road-safety/drivesmart/index. html#/intro) and learn first-hand how rushing can affect your ability behind the wheel. 4. Slow down and keep your distance: Slow down, especially if we get some unexpected rain, or if you’re driving on uneven roads. Always stay within the posted speed limits in construction and playground zones. Weaving in and out of traffic is one of the top five high-risk behaviours that cause car crashes. Give other drivers the

are 25 times more likely to be killed in a crash if ejected from the vehicle. In a 50 km/h head-on crash, a 150-pound adult not wearing a seatbelt will collide with other occupants, strike the inside of the vehicle or get thrown from the car with the same force as the weight of a ¾-ton truck. 6. Set an example: …to your children and other drivers by being courteous and safe on the road. Your smart driving decisions can have a significant influence on others. Learn the unwritten rules of the road. Check out some of ICBC’s Drive Smart Unwritten Rules of the Road (http://www. icbc.com/drivesmart), like when is it appropriate to wave “thanks”. Cyclists can also do their part by observing the rules of the road and making safety their top priority. The majority of children’s cycling crashes are caused by the child riding out onto a roadway without looking. Always make sure you and your child wear a bicycle helmet – it’s the law in B.C. MAKE SURE EVERYONE IN THE CAR IS PROPERLY SECURED Seatbelts are the law in B.C. for everyone over 9 years old or 145 cm (4’9”) tall. Children under 12 should be seated in the rear seat of the vehicle, and drivers are responsible for ensuring everyone under 16 is properly secured, whether in an approved infant, child or booster seat, or with a seatbelt. As you prepare for back to school, remember that the law requires child passengers to be properly secured in a child seat that is appropriate for their age and size.

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20 Clan makes grid debut 20 Volly pair win beach

21 Bulldogs win Sr. nats

SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@burnabynow.com

Lakers trade team for Minto dream Tom Berridge

sports editor

Riley Loewen got his Minto Cup ring. The Burnaby lefthander played a signficant role at the Canadian junior A lacrosse championships. Loewen, who came over to Coquitlam from Burnaby along with Nick Bilic and Brodie MacDonald in an earlier trade deadline deal, led the Coquitlam Adanacs in scoring in the final two games of the best-of-three Minto Cup final that culminated in an 8-4 victory over the Orangeville Northmen last weekend. The Minto Cup win was the first ever for the Coquitlam Adanacs. The victory also prevented the Northmen from joining an elite company of five other box lacrosse teams that have won three or more consecutive Canadian junior A titles. The last three teams to accomplish that feat were Peterborough James Gang in the early 1980s, Burnaby Cablevision in 1977 to ‘79 and the Peterborough PCO’s in the early 1970s. The Oshawa Green Gaels, under the great Jim Bishop, won an unprecedented seven Minto Cups in a row during the 1960s. Brampton ABC’s also won three straight to end the 1950s. Loewen scored one goal and added three assists in the cupwinning game at the Coquitlam Sports Centre Saturday. On Friday, Loewen tallied a pair of goals and added one helper to give Coquitlam a 9-5 victory in the opening game of the series.

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Minto moment: Burnaby’s Nick Bilic, foreground, anchored a

Loewen finished seventh overall in Minto Cup scoring and fourth among Coquitlam shooters with six goals and six assists. But more than half of Loewen’s points came in the crucial last two games of the series. On Saturday, Loewen drew assists on Coquitlam’s two firstperiod tallies that gave the host club a 2-1 lead at the interval. With the game still close and Coquitlam leading 6-4 midway through the final period, Loewen spun off a defender and potted a back-breaking marker by Orangeville keeper Dillon Ward at the 13:30 mark. He then drew a third assist on Mark Matthews second goal from outside the circle. “I’m speechless. It doesn’t even feel real right now,” said Loewen. “We just kept on battling, even if we were leading. We didn’t want to slack off or anything. We wanted to keep it going.” And in a similar fashion to their five-game series win over New Westminster, the Adanacs did it with a full 60-minute effort. In Game 1 of the series, Coquitlam overcame a 5-4 Orangeville advantage in the first frame to score five unanswered goals through the next two periods. In Game 2, the Adanacs outscored the Ontario champs by a 4-1 margin in the third period. The victory was as much a triumph for the Adanacs back end as it was for the Coquitlam offense that was led by tournament MVP Minto Page 21

solid Coquitlam Adanac defence that helped win the Minto Cup.

Wrestler returns from Youth Olympics B.C. athletes won three of Canada’s 12 medals at the recently completed first-ever Youth Olympics in Singapore. The B.C. team, including Burnaby Central wrestler Parm Dhesi, won medals in taekwondo and swimming at the inaugural Games. Canada’s flag bearer, Jeremy Bagshaw of Victoria, won B.C.’s first medal in the pool, swimming to a bronze medal in the 200m freestyle. Melanie Phan of Port Moody and Stefan Bozalo of Vancouver both placed third in their respective 49 and 79-plus kilogram taekwondo divisions. Dhesi won his first group match at 100kg, outpointing Andries Schutte of South Africa 3-0. Dhesi lost his next two matches to the eventual silver medallist, Abraham de Jesus Conyedo Ruano of Cuba, and eventual bronze medallist, Staywart Kadian of India, before dropping a 3-1 decision to Oyunbold Enkhtugs of Mongolia in a fifth-place matchup.

Bulldogs top dog at Baseball Canada senior championships Tom Berridge sports editor

The Burnaby Bulldogs are this year’s Baseball Canada’s senior men’s champions. Burnaby chucker Steve McCrea spoiled the host team’s party, winning a pitcher’s duel against Dartmouth starter Merek Deska to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 victory in the championship final Sunday. McCrea gave up just three hits, while striking out six Nova Scotia batters. Deska fanned 10 Burnaby batters in his three-hit effort over six

innings. The winning run came off the bat of Kevin Atkinson, who crushed his third home run of the competition, a solo shot in the bottom of the fourth inning. The title-winning run was Atkinson’s ninth RBI at the championship. McCrea was near perfect the rest of the way, allowing just one Dartmouth runner on base in the final three innings. In the semifinals, the Bulldogs avenged an earlier loss to New Brunswick in the tournament with a 6-2 victory to advance to the Sunday gold-medal final.

Rob Harynuk threw a complete game, giving up just six hits, while Jeff Sheppard of Burnaby got the Bulldogs started with a two-run double in the bottom of the second inning. He later scored on a run-scoring single by Mike Elias. In the third inning, Atkinson connected on his second home run of the competition, bringing home Brian Briscoe from second base. On the opening day of play, the B.C. respresentatives were blanked 8-0 by New Brunswick. Burnaby came back the following day with an 8-4 win over

Alberta champion Red Deer. Tim Fehr got the win, going seven innings while giving up 11 hits. The Bulldogs did most of the damage in a six-run top of the fifth. Atkinson began the onslaught with a three-run dinger. Later in the inning, Cory Stang clubbed a second home run that brought home another three baserunners. B.C. blanked Ilderton, Ont. 6-0 later in the day. Scott Rhynold got the win on the mound for Burnaby, allowing just two hits, while striking out five.

Sean Hotzak, Sheppard and Stang, with his second dinger on the day, cranked home runs in the win. On Saturday, Burnaby won its third straight match, blowing out host Nova Scotia 13-5. Burnaby’s Trevor Murray got the win for the Bulldogs, coming on in relief of starter Andrew Brock of Burnaby, who went four and one-third innings. The Bulldogs went ahead 5-0 in the opening inning, scoring all their runs on five errors. Devon Franklin batted in the eventual winning run in the second inning with a one-out single.

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Clan makes Div. II football debut Saturday Tom Berridge sports editor

The Simon Fraser University Clan will be making its NCAA Division II debut this Saturday on the gridiron. The varsity Clan are hosting Western Oregon University in their debut in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference at Terry Fox Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. SFU first played in the NAIA under U.S. college football rules from 1965 to 2001 before joining Canadian Interuniversity Sport for eight seasons. This season marks the return to the four-down American game. Santa Rosa junior college transfer Quinton Agosta is expected to be the starter on opening day. Burnaby rookie Stephen Spagnuolo, a Notre Dame Regional grad and provincial all-star who led the B.C. high school in rushing last season, is expected to see the backfield at some point this season. Senior running back Gabe Ephard, who averaged 7.7 yards a carry in 2009 will likely get the start in the back field against Western Oregon. Mathis Baumbach, SFU’s top returning receiver from 2009 and San Mateo transfer B.J. Bryant are expected to be the targets for Agosta in the opener. Along the offensive line, Brad Erdos is the lone returning starter from last season and is a lock at left tackle. Senior Kris Gluppe is expected to move into the starting role at left guard, while former defensive tackle Connor Reh has moved to provide more depth to a young and relatively inexperience O line.

The defensive line returns all four starters from last year, including guards Scott Puffer and Justin Capicciotti, and Blair West and Dan Martin at tackles. At linebacker, two New Westminster Hyacks are pushing for starting jobs on the outside. Casey Chin and Kevin Semenowich are both in a battle against a pair of American university transfers. Canada West all-star cornerback Nigel Parma will move over to halfback this season. St. Thomas More grad Marc DesLauriers was injured in training camp with a bruised heel and is expected to move into the safety spot when healthy. Moscrop grad Jeff Biles will return to his kicking duties for his senior year after missing last season with knee problems. Biles will handle both the placekicking and punts for the Clan. “We have to be able to make this transition (to American rules) without any major hiccups,” said SFU head coach Dave Johnson, in a Clan press release. “Offensively, we are still discovering our identity. We are going to have a multiple set offence, and because we are very young, we are going to use a lot of misdirection and quick hits. “Defensivley, we are a little more established. We have more returning players and we are very athletic, particularly up front on our defensive line.” The expanded GNAC schedule will see SFU play 10 regular season games, including five home games, four of them coming in the first five weeks of the schedule.

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Coming soon: The Burnaby-based Grandview Steelers chalked up its first win of the junior hockey preseason, defeating the Ridge Meadows Flames 4-2 at the Burnaby Winter Club back in August.

Jr. B season less than two weeks away The Burnaby-based Grandview Steelers will play their Pacific International Junior Hockey League home opener on Sunday, Sept. 12. In that game, the junior B Steelers will take on last season’s Tom Shaw Conference champion North Delta Devils at the Burnaby Winter Club, beginning at 4 p.m. The two teams played once already in the preseason with North Delta taking a 9-2 exhibition victory. The Steelers play their first game of the season in Ridge Meadows against the Flames on Sept. 10.

Another notable date on the Steelers’ schedule is a game on Halloween Day against Abbotsford. The team will have a lengthy break during Christmas, playing their last game in December on the 19th at home against the Richmond Sockeyes. The Steelers will then resume play at home against Delta on Jan. 2. The final game of the regular season is scheduled for Feb. 20 at the winter club against the Sockeyes. Grandview won its final preseason game 5-1 over the Port Moody Black Panthers on Monday.

BURNABY SPORTY SHORTS Moscrop Secondary School junior Zachary Or and playing partner Kris McCrea of Port Moody won their age group at the Volleyball B.C. beach provincials for a second straight year. The pair won the title without losing a single set in the under-15 boys’ division played at Spanish Banks in Vancouver, Aug. 14 and 15. Their toughest match was a twoset semifinal win 21-14, 21-16 over a Kelowna team.

Or and McCrea won the gold with a 21-11, 21-14 victory over a team from Coquitlam. A total of 15 teams took part in the u-15 age group at the provincial beach championships.

Up and comers

Paolo Dube, Taitusi Vikilani and Denson Cohee represented B.C at the under-14 level at the recent Rugby Canada national championships in Calgary.

Dube captained the B.C. Roar squad, while Vikilani and Cohee played on the Growl team that finished the championships with the most wins. The three clubmates, including a fourth Burnaby Lake player, Lorenzo Bagnato, were selected to the B.C. representative teams following the B.C. Summer Games in Langley in July. Bagnato was named a non-travelling player.


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28th ANNUAL WESBURN YOUTH INVITATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT Annual preseason Labour Day weekend soccer tourney involving age groups from under-11 to under-18 all day Sept 4 to 6 @ Burnaby Lake-West and Riverway sport complexes.

SENIOR A LACROSSE WESTERN ASSOCIATION Best-of-Seven Playoff Final New Westminster vs Victoria Aug 18 – Victoria 10, New West 12 (Jordan Hall 4g2a) Aug 20 – New West 15 (Cliff Smith 6g1a, Ilija Gajic 1g5a), Victoria 7 Aug 22 – Victoria 4, New West 11 (Jordan McBride 3g2a, Tyler Richards 44 saves) Aug 24 – New West 17 (Alex Gajic 5g3a, Hall 3g1a, Matt Roik 44 saves), Victoria 8 New West wins series 4-0 Final WLA Playoff Scoring G A Pt Rhys Duch Vic 18 31 49 Ryan Benesch Vic 14 26 40 Alex Gajic NW 16 23 39 Ilija Gajic NW 17 21 38 Jordan McBride NW 12 25 37 Jordan Hall NW 19 17 36 Jeff Shatler Vic 17 18 35 Cliff Smith NW 20 14 34 Craig Conn NW 9 24 33 Dean Hill Vic 13 18 31 Cory Conway Coq 7 22 29 Daryl Veltman Coq 8 16 24 Dane Dobbie Coq 16 7 23 Matt Lyons Vic 9 12 21 Mike Pires Vic 9 11 20 Final Playoff Goalies GAA % Tyler Richards NW 7.10 0.828 Matt Roik NW 7.99 0.821 Matt Flindell Vic 9.83 0.798 MAJOR SERIES Best-of-Seven Playoff Final Peterborough vs Brampton Aug 22 – Brampton 8, Peterborough 12 Aug 23 – Peterborough 8, Brampton 10 Aug 26 – Brampton 9, Peterborough 12 Aug 27 – Peterborough 4, Brampton 8 Aug 29 – Brampton 14, Peterborough 13 Sept 2 – Peterborough @ Brampton *Sept 6 – Brampton @ Peterborough *If necessary Brampton leads series 3-2 MSL Playoff Scoring G A Pt Josh Sanderson Bra 29 26 55 John Grant Pet 23 28 51 Dan Dawson Bra 15 33 48 Shawn Evans Pet 11 37 48 Blaine Manning Bra 12 29 41 John Tavares Pet 16 22 38 Tracey Kelusky Pet 19 18 37 Colin Doyle SN 9 27 36 Scott Evans Pet 19 16 35

Roger Vyse SN 10 21 31 Derek Hopcroft Bro 13 17 30 Cory Vitarelli Pet 13 15 28 Kevin Ross Bra 13 14 27 Mark Steenhuis Pet 10 15 25 Aaron Wilson Bra 7 18 25 Leading MSL Playoff Goalies GAA % Mike Thompson Pet 7.61 0.817 Jeff Powless SN 7.64 0.600 Matt Vinc SN 8.02 0.718 Anthony Cosmo Bra 8.22 0.798

JUNIOR A LACROSSE MINTO CUP W L T GF GA Pt Coquitlam 5 0 0 55 36 10 Orangeville 3 3 0 43 42 6 New West 1 3 0 24 27 2 Okotoks 0 3 0 12 29 0 Best of Three Championship Final Aug 28 – Coquitlam 8 (Ben McIntosh 3g, Riley Loewen 1g3a, Dan Lewis 40 saves), Orangevile 4 Aug 27 – Orangeville 5, Coquitlam 9 (Loewen 2g1a, Robert Church 2g1a) Semifinal Aug 25 – New Westminster 4, Orangeville 6 Round-Robin Scores Aug 21 – Orangeville 9 (Brock Sorenson 3g), New West 3 (Jay Card 2g1a) Okotoks 8, Coquitlam 12 (McIntosh 5g2a, Loewen 2g1a) Aug 22 – Orangeville 7 (Jeremy Noble 2g1a), Okotoks 3 (Greg Hallet 40 saves) New West 7 (Cody Bremner 2g), Coquitlam 11 (Mark Matthews 1g5a, Matthew Dinsdale 3g1a) Aug 24 – Okotoks 1, New West 10 (Colton Clark 3g3a, Card 3g) Coquitlam 15 (Matthews 4g3a, McIntosh 3g3a), Orangeville 12 Final Minto Cup Scoring G A Pt Mark Matthews Coq 10 17 27 Adam Jones Ora 11 15 26 Ben McIntosh Coq 12 11 23 Robert Church Coq 6 17 23 Jeremy Noble Ora 7 12 19 Colton Clark NW 6 7 13 Riley Loewen Coq 6 6 12 Matthew Dinsdale Coq 4 7 11 Rob Hellyer Ora 2 9 11 Simon Giourmetakis Coq 5 4 9 Wesley Berg Coq 4 5 9 Cody Bremner NW 4 5 9 Jay Card NW 5 3 8 Brett Baron Oko 4 4 8 Tor Reinhold Coq 1 7 8 Final Minto Cup Goalies GAA % Frank Scigliano NW 5.42 0.874 Dillon Ward Ora 7.00 0.793

Dan Lewis Greg Hallet

Coq Oko

7.37 0.843 9.07 0.793

BASEBALL CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Senior Mens Gold Medal Final Aug 29 – Burnaby Bulldogs 1 Kyle Atkinson 1HR, Steve McCrea WP), Dartmouth NS 0 Bronze Medal Manitoba 2, New Brunswick 1 Semifinals Manitoba 0, Dartmouth 12 Burnaby 6, New Brunswick 2 Burnaby Round Robin Results Aug 26 – New Brunswick 8, Bulldogs 0 Aug 27 – Bulldogs 8, Red Deer 4 Bulldogs 6, Ilderton, Ont 0 Aug 28 – Nova Scotia 5, Bulldogs 13 CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Bantam Boys Gold Medal Final Aug 29 – Vaughan, Ont 18, Saskatchewan 2 Bronze Medal Ontario 7, Vancouver Mounties 3 Semifinals Saskatchewan 3, Mounties 0 Ontario 8, Vaughan 10 BC Round Robin Results Aug 26 – Mounties 16, Manitoba 13 Newfoundland/Labrador 4, Mounties 14 Aug 27 – Mounties 11, Nova Scotia 7 Aug 28 – Mounties 8, Ontario 2

SPORTS CAR RACING CIRCUIT GILLES VILLENEUVE Daytona Protype Racing 1 Chip Ganassi Racing BMW 2 GAINSCO Chevy 3 SunTrust Racing Ford 4 Brumos Racing Porsche 5 Spirit of Daytona Porsche 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford (Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle) 7 Krohn Racing Ford 8 Michael Shank Racing Ford 9 Doran Racing Ford 10 Action Express Racing Porsche * Rolex Series Team Standings 1 Chip Ganassi Racing 337 pts 2 SunTrust Racing 302 3 GAINSCO 293 4 Michael Shank Racing 278 5 Brumos Racing 277 6 Spirit of Daytona Racing 263 7 Michael Shank Racing 262 Michael Valiante/Brian Frisselle 8 Starworks Motorsport 261 9 Doran Racing 255 10 AIM Autosport 254

Minto: Winning definitely feels good continued from page 19

Robert Church, Minto Cup leading scorer Matthews with 27 points and righthander Ben McIntosh, who had stellar championship run, including a championshipleading 12 goals. Dan Lewis, who was the NOW’s pick for Minto Cup MVP, won all five games for the Adanacs, while putting up a stellar .843 save percentage in goal for the Adanacs. Lewis stopped 31 shots to earn player of the game honours for the A’s in Game 1. He was even better in Game 2, stopping 40 shots as the Northmen outshot Coquitlam 44-30 in a gallant effort to tie the championship series. “Curt (Malawsky) had us working like a machine,” said Bilic, who garnered his only point of the Minto Cup in Coquitlam’s wild 15-12 win over Orangeville in the round-robin portion of the Minto championships.

“Every game in the tournament was an investment – every game, every shift, every slash. We just gave 100 per cent every shift and it paid off for us,” said Bilic, who along with Loewen battled Coquitlam in two great playoff series in the 2008 and 2009 B.C. playoffs. “Things happened. We all meshed real quickly. It was unexpected,” added Loewen. “Even though I have my Burnaby friends, these are my boys from Coquitlam,” Bilic added. “This year, we were a team.” And none could be happier than MacDonald, who finished up his junior A career with a Minto Cup ring although used sparingly in the championship tournament. “It feels good, definitely good,” said the Vernon goalie. “Yeah, I’ve never won anything before, not even a league championship, so this is a real change.”

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Wow! Marvel at the views to the OPEN North Shore Mtns SUN 1-2:30 & SFU from this updated corner NEW unit townhome in PRICE “Deerfield” a popular family oriented complex. This 1795 sf townhome features 5 bdrms (3 up, 1 on main & 1 down), bright open kitchen with eating area that opens to a nice sunny & spacious balcony, Whistler inspired living room with wide plank fir floors & river rock fireplace, 3 spacious bdrms up, main bath with updated tub surround & skylight, full size laundry room, bdrm/rec room down & 3 pce bath, built in vac system & double garage. Located in a prime location within the complex and has small fenced front yard for gardening or for your pets to lounge in. Great complex with lots of visitors parking, outdoor pool & exercise room.

B e a u t i f u l Deerfield, nestled on 11 acres next to Robert Burnaby Park & close to schools, transit & shopping. This spacious complex features several green belts, exercise room, outdoor pool & swirl pool. This lovely 3 level, 16 year old, 1790 sq. ft. 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath townhome features high ceilings, gas fireplace, insuite laundry, front yard & back deck with green belt view. Master with a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom, open kitchen with eating area, family room & sliding glass doors to deck. Ample rec room or 4th bedroom down, built-in vacuum, double garage & more! Complex is well maintained & managed with large contingency fund.

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THIERMAN, George George lived life to the fullest until his passing August 25, 2010 at St Paul’s Hospital at the age of 92. George fought through rheumatoid arthritis, prostate cancer and most recently colon cancer. His colon surgery went well but he succumbed to complications following the operation. George was born in Portage la Prairie Manitoba March 16, 1918. He moved his family to BC for the second time in 1965. George loved golf and horse racing; spending many hours at each. He was a great provider and would do anything to help his family. George took great pride in working for H. A. Simons Consulting Engineering for over 30 years. His storytelling will be missed by all his family and friends. George was predeceased by his loving wife Tillie and is survived by his children Kathy (Gary), Theresa (Dave), Patrick (Dale), Joe (Gail), John (Doris), David, Andrew and his grandchildren Christina, Caitlin, Laura, Alex and Julie. George will be greatly missed. Prayer Service will be held Wednesday, September 1st at 6:30 pm. with a Funeral Mass Thursday, September 2nd at 9:30 am at St. Frances de Sales Church, 6651 Balmoral Street. Burnaby, BC. Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca

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General Employment

EXPERIENCED MOBILE Radio Technician wanted for busy twoway radio shop in Slave Lake Alberta. Must know radio, repeaters, boosters. Call Evan 780-805-5151 evan@snipercom.com. PRECISE CONCRETE hiring F/T Cement Finisher. Must have comp. high school and min. 3 yrs exp. $26/hr. e-resume: mark-pretty@hotmail.com EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON required for progressive auto/industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits, RRSP bonuses. Our 26,000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours NE of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com. Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: hr@sapphireinc.net. SERVICE MANAGER REQUIRED - Bannister GM is a busy Alberta GM dealership. Candidate must be industry experienced, possess leadership skills, hands on, organized, and time efficient. Customer oriented and team builder skills a must. Fax resume to 780-723-6553. Email: chadb@bannisteredson.com.

Amazing Opportunity!

Up to $800/week, no commission, benefits available. Promotion company is gearing up for its busiest time of year. We offer full paid training, and a fast paced environment. Tons of advancement and travel opportunities! Must like music & work well with the opposite sex. Call today for an interview.

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CHILDCARE WORKER

DUTIES: Care & Supervision of children, prepare snacks & lunch. Ability to speak & cook Filipino lunches. Clean & maintain facility. Organize and lead childrens’ activities in Filipino language. Report on child development to parents. Rate: $8 per hour x 40 hour week. Apply by email: wonderland_daycare@ hotmail.com

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General Employment

Daytime Cleaning Person 2 shifts Mon-Fri, 3.5 hrs & 7 hrs daily. $12/hr. 604-825-2282 GRANT PRODUCTION TESTING requires Supervisors, Night Operators, Operators, immediately for Grande Prairie and Red Deer area. Must have valid drivers licence and pass drug test. Excellent wages and benefits. Forward resume to: Fax 780-539-3008 or email: cbean@grantpts.com.

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LABORATORY ASSISTANT Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to fill various Laboratory Assistant positions for the graveyard shift (11pm - 7am) in its Vancouver facility. Must be able to handle up to 40 lbs as some heavy manual labor may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Starting wage of approximately $13 (combination of base wage, graveyard shift premium and daily production bonus). Detail descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website:

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Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by email as instructed on the website.

SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR

positions available in Delta. Bright modern factory. Excellent working conditions. Full time 7am-3:30pm Mon-Fri. Fax resume 604-940-3246 or www.fastlimited.com

KEAS MEATS

Deli Butcher Shop NOW HIRING

■ Meat/Chicken Cutter Staff F/T or P/T Position ■ Deli Counter Staff F/T or P/T Position Will train for all positions. Apply in person to:

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Hotel Restaurant

Canuel Caterers

BC’s largest High School Cafeteria Company with over 50 locations is now interviewing for Team Leaders, counter attendants, & cashiers/food prep starting in Sept at a school near you. 4-8 hr shifts available during the school day. If you would enjoy summers, Christmas & spring break off fax resume to 604-575-7771

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KOREAN FOOD Cooks G-9, 3 yr exp, no cert $18/hr & up,40hr/wk, Korean, no/basic English. Duties: cook & plan menu, check order supl. train 1 P/R or 1 Canadian T: 604-439-0712 /JangMojib,5075 Kingsway,Bby,E: jangmojib@hotmail.com WATERFRONT RESORT in Tofino seeks management couple. Exc salary + accomodations & bonus package. Exp preferred. Call 250-266-1711 or email: emilkulcsar@yahoo.ca

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Medical/Dental

Medical Office Trainees Needed

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

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Office Personnel

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Required part-time by a contracting firm in Highgate area of South Burnaby. Hours are 9:30am - 2:30pm. Send resume to: dan-greer@hotmail.com

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Resumes

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Trades/Technical

BUCHANAN LUMBER Truck Shop, High Prairie, Alberta. Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic/ Shop Foreman. Must be a team player. Have completed an apprenticeship truck and transport trade certification. Supervisor experience would be an asset. A competitive wage and benefit package is offered. Address: P.O. Box 38, High Prairie, AB, T0G 1E0. Fax resume to 780-523-5910. Only those of interest will be contacted. MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN FOR Polaris, Mercury, Argo Dealership. Whitehorse, Yukon. Full Time $24.00- $26.00 per hour D.O.E. Fax resume 867-668-2428 or call Chris @ Checkered Flag Recreation 867-633-2627. RETAIL MEAT CUTTER Working knowledge of meat grinders & slicers + 1 year cutting exp. + trade certificate required. Must be willing to work with pork. F/T. $16/hour. Fax: 604-294-5719 Email: pjk333@aol.com 1846 Gilmore Ave, Burnaby

FEATUREDEMPLOYMENT BUILDING SUPPLY STORE

FULL-TIME GATE POSITION. Monday - Friday, 10½ hours/day (includes overtime) for a building supplies business in New West. Job duties include checking appropriate material quantities and paperwork of exiting vehicles. Knowledge of lumber, plywood and building supplies essential. Must be customer service oriented. $9 - $10/hour depending upon experience (+ overtime pay).

Email resume to: rwhite@griff.ca

Looking for a career change? CUSTOMER SERVICE REP

P/T - Coquitlam F/T - Vancouver, Coquitlam & Poco We are seeking energetic, motivated individuals to join our team. Our staff are sales focused and have superior customer service and communication skills. If you have a strong drive to succeed, and are interested in working for a company that offers its employees the opportunity for career advancement, we would love to hear from you. Please send your cover letter and resume to: careers@mapleleafstorage.com www.mapleleafstorage.com

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EDUCATION

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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION is rated #2 for at-home jobs. Train from home with the only industry approved school in Canada. Contact CanScribe today! 1-800-466-1535. www.canscribe.com. info@canscribe.com.

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AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $25 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com

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PIANO LESSONS RMT Teacher. Space avail starting Sept. All levels & all ages. 604-760-7442

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MARKETPLACE CHILDREN

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LARGE DOG KENNEL FOR SALE $60. 604-946-9612

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Furniture

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

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Lumber/Building Supplies

#1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.ca.

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LOVE KIDS DAYCARE for ages 1-12 yrs. ECE. Educational program. Bby/N.West. 604-521-4027

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North Burnaby. Full-time openings for 1 year olds & up. Fenced yard. Healthy, nutritious snacks. First Aid, references and lots of experience. Open Monday Friday, from 7am to 5:30pm.

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FUTURE STEEL BUILDINGS CLEARANCE - Pre-engineered and custom-sized to your requirements. Factory-direct pricing. Some models discounted to half-price to clear. CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE AND QUOTE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170 HOME COTTAGE Building Deals!! NO-CRETE TM Prefabricated Panel - Instant Foundation System - Basement $69.99/foot, Crawlspace $49.99/foot! ICF Concrete $19.99/5.33SF Block. 792SF 2484SF Shell Erected + Exterior Lock-up + Interior Framing from $29,975.00!! www.greenrpanel.com / 1-800-871-7089. Local Dealer/ Installers!!! NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cyclesawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT STEEL BUILDING INVENTORY SALE... $4 to $11/sq.ft. Immediate orders only - FREE shipping, some exclusions. Up to 90 days to pay. Deposit required. Pioneer Manufacturers since 1980. 1-800-668-5422

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Any Any Size Size Mattress Mattress $99, $99, Headboards Headboards $50,Nite $50,Nite Tables Tables $50, $50, Dressers Dressers $100,Sofa $100,Sofa Beds Beds $200, $200, Banquet Banquet Chairs Chairs $15, $15, Lamps $20, TV’s $30, Armoires $100, Drapes $30 Lamps $20, TV’s $30, Armoires $100, Drapes $30 Mini-bars Mini-bars $40 $40 ...and ...and much much more! more! 250 250 Terminal Terminal Ave Ave @ @ Main Main St, St, Vancouver Vancouver Hours: Mon to Fri 9-5 +Sat Hours: Mon to Fri 9-5 +Sat 10-2 10-2 Visit Visit ★ANIZCO ★ANIZCO ★Liquidators ★Liquidators

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6030

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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

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

2 BR, 2 ba, den, granite, 7 appls vaulted ceil., incl fp, dw 1000sf, balc $1350 Sry, 604-781-5965 2 BR+DEN, Fireplace, all appliances, W/D, HW flooring, 2 secure parking, WO facility in complex. Yearly lease. $1600.00/mo. 604-999-7005 AMAZING 2 BDRM, 2bth + den * Rent-to-Own * Cora Towers, close to shops/transit. Low Down. Call Dave (604) 787-1413 to view. BACH & 1 BR, nicely done, cls to shop & transit, secured, incls heat, h/w, prkg, Start @ $675. 604-325-1385 www.remirealty.ca BBY, 2 BR Apt, cls to school and Lougheed Mall, newly reno’d kitch & bath, N/s, N/p, Avail Sept 1, $1150/mo. Call 604-420-7023.

6508

Apt/Condos

COQ. 1 BR, $750. 2 BR, $850, 3 BR, $1050. Sept 1. Incl d/w, ht, prkg. 604-523-9950 or 521-8249 N. WEST, lrg, cln 2 BR with balc & view, $920 incls ht, h/w, locker, avl Now, N/p, N/s. 778-991-8818. N. WEST, Lrg 1 BR $895 & 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Nr transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

815 - 5th Ave, New West

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

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

office: 604 936-1225 BBY, Brentwood. Big 1 BR. $750 incl ht & h/w. Quiet, adult-oriented building. Ns/np. 604-841-6984 BBY LGHEED Mall, 1 BR View condo, 8th flr, storage, reno’d. Indoor Pool, Gym. Avail now. $1050 incls utls. 604-944-8881 BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-788-1867 BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-848-1790

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT

office: 604 936-3907

AMBER (W)

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

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GARDEN VILLA 1010 6th Ave, New West

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

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EL PRESIDENTE

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

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

Family Living WHITGIFT GARDENS 1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $925. 3 BR fr $1100. ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.

604 939-0944

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

604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com

Duplexes - Rent

COQ West, 3 BR Semi-detached hse, 2.5 baths, lam/tile flrs, garage, wd/dw, pets ok, very clean, f/back yrd, nr schl/L’heed Mall/ Superstore, Oct 1, $1400 + util, 604-219-2902, 778-285-9302.

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM + Den,1Bath,bsmt suite, shared w/d,util incl.near sfu/bcit/ skytrain/bus.No Pets.Avail Aug21 $1000 604-897-8691 2 BR, Lrg, Queensboro, N. West, avl now, gas f/p, lrg patio/yrd. Nr bus. $850. NS/NP. 604-524-9247 3 BDRM Bsmt $950 incl util.No pets or smoking Near stores/ schools/park-604 671 0815 - Kris

NEW WEST. Modern 2 BR. Quiet bldg. Prkg. $995 incl util. Now or Oct 1. Nr Skytrain. 604-618-7766

Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE

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

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

604- 983- 8046

NEW WEST

St Andrews Street 1, 2 or 3 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, Avl Sept 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-540-9300

6535

Homestay

BBY, N. On bus route & near SFU & BCIT. $700/mo incl meals/util. N/s. Must like pets. 604-294-2074

6540

Houses - Rent

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

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

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

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

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

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

CALL 604 525-2122

Co-ops

STILL CREEK Co-op 2 bdrm handicapped unit, Oct. 1st. Share purchase is $2100.Wheelchairs, scooters & walkers need only apply. 604-436-4060. 2765 Cooperative Way, Vcr.

6515

Duplexes - Rent

COQ, MUNDY Park. lrg 2 BR, lower lvl, 5 appl, carport. $995 incl util. Ns/Np, Sep 1. 604-291-2090

Bby 10th Ave 1 BR ste on mn lvl, Avail Now, nr schl & bus, n/s, n/p. 604-324-6499, 604-771-0275 BBY, Brentwood, 2 BR g/lvl, sh’d W/D, garage, new reno. Ns/np. $1000 incls utils. 604-294-1317 BBY Capitol Hill, Newly Reno’d 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, shared w/d, refs, ns/np, $980. Now, 604-298-3668

BBY / Canada Way, 2 BR Home, appls, close to school & bus. Call Abby 604-562-1070, or Masoom 778-242-9468

BBY N., bright 1 BR bmnst, above grnd, priv ent, granite flrs, all appls, N/s, N/p, $850/mo incls utils, Avl Sept 15. 604-299-2448 BBY NICE 2 BR ste avail immed. Close to all amens. No w/d. $900 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-523-2784

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, COMO LAKE. 3 BR mn flr, big patio, big yd, small garage, w/d, Avail Oct 1, $1300 + % utils. 604-939-6765

BBY NORTH, 1200sf, 2 BR g/lvl, 5 appls, ns, np, $1200 incl utils, cble & net, Oct 1. 604-570-0556

BBY, NORTH. 2 BR bsmt, $875 incl utls. nr transit. Av now. Ns/np, 604-298-7781 or 778-855-8871

6605

Townhouses Rent

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

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6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

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6590

Rooms

BBY DEER LAKE, Room avail Immed, ns/np, utils incls, bath rm, w/d, cooking, Burris & Cda Way, 604-782-4904 weekdays aft 4pm

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-15

South Burnaby

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BBY, SOUTH Slope. Clean 2 BR bsmt. $800/mo incl hydro/cable. Ns/np, no laundry. 778-867-9715 COQ 2 yr old, all amens, skytrain, Mall, 1 BR + work space, 6 appls, 9 flr w/view, prkg, gym, $1130, N/s, N/p, Oct 1. 604-519-8537 COQ LANSDOWNE New 2 BR Bsmt Ste, 1bth, $850 incl ½ elec, lndry + cbl, np/Ns. Cls to Coq Cntr. Avail Now. 604-468-4450 COQ LRG 1 BR + Office, n/s, w/d, $850 incls utils, cbl & net, nr SFU. 778-786-8012 COQ. NICE, quiet, top flr, reno’d 3 BR, f/p, w/d, N/p, N/s, $1100/mo + 1/2 utils. immed. 604-809-9850 LRG 2 BDRM +DEN, 2 BTHRM bsmt suite. $1000 + 1/3 Utilities. Sm pets ok. Avail Sept 1. Call 604-312-4829. N. WEST. 8th Ave/2nd St. Reno’d 1 BR, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $725 incl util. Suits 1. Sept 1. 604-450-2302 POCO 1 BR, tile h/w flrs, own w/d, nr all ammens, n/s, n/p, $750 incls utils, Avail NOW. 604-942-7109

POCO. 2 BR in character home. F/bath, gas f/p, sh’d w/d, lrg deck, h/wd floors. $1,150/mo incl hydro/ cbl/’net. Oct 1. N/s. 604-339-9278

Warehouse/ Commercial

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

Call 604-420-0763

WOODLAND PARK

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

Contact 604 939-0221 woodland@rentmidwest.com

7010

Personals

FREE TO TRY. LOVE * MONEY * LIFE. #1 Psychics! 1-877-478-4410 $3.19 min. 18+ 1-900-783-3800 DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chatlines. Local Single Ladies.1-877804-5381. (18+).

HOME SERVICES

8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM Systems Ltd.

BBY, SOUTH. Newer 1 BR, f/bath. No w/d, ns/np. $700/mo incl hydro/cbl. 604-527-7793

6620

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! ★

604-463-7919

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. Zia, 604-551-5652

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6510

3151 E 7th Ave, Newly reno’d 2 BR top flr, 1 bath, $1350. 1 BR bsmt $650 incls utils. Sep 1. 604-434-8957, 604-828-3738

2 BR rancher, N.W., new reno, h/wood, storage, nr amen, $1300. Sept 1, np ns 604-521-7773

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Managed by Colliers International

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments

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

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

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

MASSEY PLACE

6515

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

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

COQ. L’heed mall. Lrg 1 BR, stor, u/g prkg. NS/NP. suits 1. $700. incl ht & h/w, Sep 1. 604-537-7120

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

Apt/Condos

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

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

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

6508

1300 King Albert, Coq

BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-994-2334

AMBER ROCHESTOR

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

8090

Fencing/Gates

DIRECT FROM THE MILL 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail, etc... We Install Chain Link & Cedar Fencing. Free Est. 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604 520-7792 Timberlandforestproducts.com

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations Refinishing & Repairs Dust Free. Affordable Rates! Free Estimates.

Call: 604-240-3344 ALL ABOUT FLOORS Hardwood, Laminate. Free Estimates. Call Mo 778-789-4333 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

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

8125

Gutters

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

604-439-9417 A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793

Home Services

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POCO DESIREABLE 1 BR grnd lev ste, 900sf, 5 appls, gas f/p, elec base brd heat, lrg kitch & BR, priv entry, cov patio, south facing, near transit. NS/NP. $875 incls utls. Avail Sep 1. 604-941-5928 QUEENSBOROUGH. 1 BR. $550/mo incl util/sat tv. Sept 1st. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675

SFU BSMT. 2 big bdrms,1 full bthrm. Full size in suite lndry. Close to transit, Lougheed mall. 5 min to SFU. Sept 15. $1100. 604 808-2274

WESTWOOD PLAT, 2 large BR bsmnt stes, $850/mo + 1/3 hydro, f/s, w/d, N/s, N/p, Avl immed. BLUE MTN & Austin, 2 BR bsmnt ste, 4 appls, N/p, N/s, $740/mo incls hyd. 604-649-8909

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


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HOME SERVICES Carpentry

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

8035

Carpet Cleaning

8155

Landscaping

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

8160

Lawn & Garden

Professional Carpet Cleaning & Small Moves

Moving & Storage

8185

1 to 3 Men

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB Jean-Guy 604-626-1975

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

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

45

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

FREE ESTIMATES

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Upholstery. Move in & out cleaning. Call 604-765-8054

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~

Seniors Discount

www.affordablemoversbc.com

B&Y MOVING • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

Cleaning

604-708-8850

Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★ EXP’D CLEANER using non toxic products. References available. Call Yolanda 778-228-8228

8060

Concrete

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408 DRIVEWAY / CONCRETE REMOVAL. Free estimates. Disposal King, 604-889-2085

8073

Drainage

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

8075

LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION, tree services, hedge trimming, autumn lawncare. 778-885-6488

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

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 Lawn/Garden/Hedge trim, cleanup, install, quality, low$, 778-241-9706, cedar on sale !

Drywall

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

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

604-916-7729 JEFF

ARCO DRYWALL. Board, tape, texture, frame. New & renos. 16 years exp. Mike, 604-825-1500 *Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

8080

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

Electrical

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

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

8175

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

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

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

8155

Masonry

CONSTRUCTIVE Landscaping paving stone, masonry, rock walls decks cedar fence 604-250-7824 constructivelandscaping.com STONE WORK Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone. 604-603-2576 tymerstonework.com

8180 #1167 LIC Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter, WCB, low rates, 24/7. 617-1774.

Home Services

LUCKY METAL WORKS Fence & Gates Stainless Steel Door Window & Door Replacement Patio Covers & Sunrooms Andy: 604-719-8689 #158-11782 River Rd., RMD

8185

Moving & Storage

MOVERS & STORAGE South American Van Lines Ltd.

• Local • Long Distance • International • Overseas

Senior & Student Discounts Up to 20%

FREE Boxes • FREE Storage

Landscaping

Landscape/Dirt Removal, Yard Grading. Free estimates Disposal King, 604-889-2085

A 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 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 FamilyMovingLtd.ca member of BBB Specializing in : ★Storage and Pianos★ 604-722-5454

JBA MOVING Fully ins, local & long dist. 10 yrs in business. 604-830-5553. jbamoving.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

8193

Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS YARD CLEAN-UP, Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, Free estimate. 604-710-9670

Insured & Bonded Toll Free

1-877-964-4490 Local

778-838-1275

8250

Roofing

8255

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

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

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments

EXPERTS OF ALL ASPECTS OF PAINTING Brush

Roller

Spray

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

Fully Guaranteed, Worksafe Covered

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

FAIRWAY PAINTING

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

7291234

PRIMO PAINTWORKS Interior & Exterior

* EXCELLENT PRICES * Free Est./Written Guarantee

Pacific Pro Painting Restoration •Int / Ext •Res / Comm •Reno’s Strata’s. Free Est. 604-488-4000

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

8200

TERZO FIBERGLASS & VINYL. Waterproofing decks. Will build to suit. Free Estimate 604-341-3839

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

8220

★ ★ ★ ★

• Residential Roofing • Homes • Strata • Installations • Repairs • 24 Hour Emergency Service Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB

Plumbing

RED SEAL

Drainage & Plumbing Inc.

Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation

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

604-618-4988

A BETTER

PLUMBER

436-1005

#1 IN RATES & SERVICE Licenced local plumber. Plug Drains, Reno’s 1-877-861-2423

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

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate

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

Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount

www.crownresidentialroofing.com

SUMMER SPECIAL SPACE SAVE THE HST BOOKING

For:Have AFFORDABLE Your RoofROOFING Done Rep: NMather & Sept Between Now Ad#: 1263784 30

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 DISPOSAL BINS 4 - 40 yard bins. From $179 - $565 including dump fees. Disposal King, 604-306-8599 GREEN MONSTER WASTE We recycle the most junk. We remove anything, anywhere. Best rates in town. 604-562-9960 * 321-6253

Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

604-984-9004

A+

#1 Roofing Company in BC All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE

604-588-0833

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

(604) 299-8131

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

604-537-8523

Accepts Visa & M/C

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

Better Quality, Better Service

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

Rubbish Removal Residential & Commercial We do almost anything Free Estimates 7 days a week ★ Nobody beats our price. ★ $15.00 off with this ad

Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections

Decks/Patios/ Railings

youngbrothersroofing.com

RUBBISH - Junk - Reno - metal Etc. removal. Free estimate. Fast & friendly. Sam 778-223-7017

8255

Rubbish Removal

THE FAMILY MAN Big or Small we do it all. 604-754-8559 or 604-515-0440

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

8300

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

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

8309

Tiling

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

8315

Tree Services

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

8335

Window Cleaning

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

AUTOMOTIVE

9125

Domestic

2005 MALIBU, like new only 38K! 4dr, V6, all options, pwr wind, locks air cond. etc. Golden tan w cream int. A good safe, reliable vehicle. Only $7798 OBO call 604-924-2088 2007 MUSTANG black in/out conv. (fully loaded), 28K, original owner, $23,000, 604-812-6016

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

Re-Roofing Specialist!

9145

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2003 CHEV Blazer 4x4, exc cond low miles, no reasonable offer refused. 778-233-0572

9160

Shingles, Cedar Shakes, or Torch-on. 30, 40, 50 material warranty Member • WCB Certified

Scrap Car Removal

Sports & Imports

Call: 778-896-4858

HONDA VTX Retro 1300cc $4950. Better than new, fully loaded. N.Van 604-209-1416.

PLUMBERS

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835

8225

Power Washing

PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

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

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

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 matco@telus.net

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

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

HOUR 2Service From Call

9173

Vans

(604) 209-2026

FREE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem

2000 HONDA Odyssey EX, 235 K, org owner, all records, exc cond, $5500. 604-671-6488

CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

MIKE:

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

8255

604-723-8434

No Wheels No Problem

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

Family Owned & Operated

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

Home Improvements, Painting, Tile, Carpentry, Plumbing, Elec. Quality, 25yrs exp. 604-512-8915 ALL RENOS Bathrooms starting @ $2495 Call Rick • 604-617-9208

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car

A Lady & Gentleman

No Hassle Quick Work Insured /WCB MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.

Rubbish Removal

ALL JUNK

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

604-537-4140

8055

Painting/ Wallpaper

AFFORDABLE MOVING

Commercial/Residential. Guaranteed work. Disinfect, odor and stain removal. Rug/Upholstery/Sofa/Stairs. Special: 1 BR Apt, only $60.

Call 778-881-6287

8195

604

8030

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

Rubbish Removal

CHEAP CHEAP

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198

604-872-0109

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

2005 DODGE Grand Caravan, 89K, silver, 3.3L, V6, 7 seats, ac, all power, privacy glass, clean, exc cond. $7800, 778-772-3884

9522

RV’s/Trailers

BIGFOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2011 BIGFOOT Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-667-0024. www.rosmanrv.com


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