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Members walk, saying Chevron misled them Oil seep triggers resignation of four members of Chevron’s community advisory panel Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

Members of Chevron’s community advisory panel are walking out with criticism over how the company has handled the ongoing oil seep at its North Burnaby refinery. “We’re not participating anymore because we feel they are misleading us about the seep,” said Judi Marshall, a longtime panel member and one of the original founders of BRACE – Burnaby Residents Against Chevron Expansion. The seep Marshall’s referring to is the mix of gas, diesel and crude oil that’s been leeching from the refinery since April 2010. While no independent measuring has been done, Marshall suspects there’s more oil than the three to seven tablespoons per day that Chevron has estimated. Besides that, Marshall was critical over how long Chevron took to notify the panel members of the problem. The seep was first discovered on April 21, and although relevant authorities were told, the panel didn’t hear about it till May 18. According to Marshall, it’s not clear if Chevron has any intentions of notifying the panel if something similar happens in the future. As a result, Marshall and three other BRACE members are leaving the panel. “We just feel we can be more effective working outside, because we’re just Marshall Page 3

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Out of the BRACE: Judi Marshall, left, and Dianne Alsop have left a residents’ advisory committee for Chevron in protest over

how the company has handled the ongoing oil seep at its North Burnaby refinery.

Bloy is the ‘most-gifted’ MLA in the province Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

Burnaby-Lougheed’s Harry Bloy has garnered some attention as the “most gifted” MLA after the public disclosure statements of provincial politicians were released on Dec. 17.

The annual statements reveal MLAs’ income, assets, liabilities and any gifts they’ve received. In all, Bloy took $14,500 worth of trips to China and Korea. While his riding association pitched in $2,500, the rest was covered by foreign sources. Bloy said the trips were about promot-

ing the province as a place to invest and do business and connecting people from B.C. companies with China. “For some of the groups, they’ve never been to China before, and they wanted to see how it operated. Other ones were going with business proposals, looking for money from Chinese investors, or looking to sell

their products or concepts from British Columbia,” Bloy said. As for a trip to Korea, Bloy is the government liaison to the Korean community, and he was invited, along with a couple hundred other Canadians, to attend the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Bloy Page 8

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THE ANNUAL BIRD COUNT

Cackling geese up, coots down Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

After volunteers combed central Burnaby, counting and cataloging birds that have settled down for the winter, the results of the Christmas Bird Count are showing a somewhat typical scenario. There are, however, a few abnormalities for the annual census, including some American coots displaced from a local dredging project. “There’s usually a large flock on Burnaby Lake where there’s dredging right now, so they’ve almost certainly been moved out by the dredging,” said George Clulow, an avid birder who’s participated in the count for more than 20 years. Every winter, “citizen scientists” across the Americas volunteer to take stock of wintering birds. The National Audubon Society uses the data, as do many other conservation groups. Clulow and eight other volunteers conducted the count on Dec. 19 for Burnaby’s “area G” – Deer Lake, Burnaby Lake and the surrounding areas. But, as Clulow pointed out, this year’s numbers are fairly stable. “In the last 10 years, species numbers for this count have varied between 54 and 62. We got 58 this year, which is smack (dab) in the middle. So it’s a typical count,” he said. “It was a good day. It’s nice to get close to 60 species

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Duck, duck, goose: Photographer Jef Morlan sets up his camera at Deer Lake, one of the areas covered by the annual Christmas Bird Count.

here.” According to Clulow, bird diversity in the area is remaining stable, and that reflects fairly varied habitat. The pied-billed grebe total was unusually low this year. Clulow said the diving water bird could also be impacted by a combination of dredging at Burnaby Lake and a cold snap in November. The numbers of Anna’s hummingbird, have been increasing slightly over the past three years, an indication of milder winters since the species is normally found in California, Clulow said. The

cackling goose, which looks like a smaller cousin of the Canada goose, increased quite sharply. “That means these birds used to come through in high numbers historically but were severely hunted,” Clulow said. “These geese are now returning to the area, and their numbers are increasing.” While not a rare species, the California gull was spotted for the first time ever in central Burnaby. The most prolific species was the Bird count Page 4

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enabling them being there,” she said. Marshall said the meetings are “controlled and restrictive” and that the minutes don’t really reflect what’s being said. BRACE started back in 1996 with about a dozen members campaigning against Chevron’s proposal to expand operations in the neighbourhood. The company started the community advisory panel the same year to address issues of mutual concerns with neighbours. Over the years, BRACE representatives have been active on Chevron’s panel, and the four departing members represent one-third of the group. “Were going to keep an eye on the seep ourselves,” Marshall said. Another member, Dianne Alsop, is also leaving after 12 years on the community advisory panel. She echoed Marshall’s concerns saying that while Chevron has made some inroads, smells in the neighbourhood and the ongoing oil seep are problems. “If that’s their best, it’s not good enough,”

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Alsop said. Chevron has yet to pinpoint the source of the leak, which appears to be a case of contaminants building up in the soil over the years that are now being carried offsite through the groundwater and showing up downhill from the refinery and on the beach below. Marshall would like to see more action from the provincial and federal government and fines or legal action against Chevron. “They’ve been leaking into the inlet. It’s been eight months that they know of, and it doesn’t seem like anybody is making them stop,” she said. “Why is Chevron allowed to pollute into the inlet? How come they can keep operating? They seem to say it’s a seep and it’s historical, but they don’t know where the source is. Perhaps, they should have to curtail their operations until they find that source. They could be adding to that every day.” Jill Donnelly is the refinery’s health, environment and safety manager, and she attends the community advisory panel

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Seep: Oil is showing up in the

groundwater downhill from the Chevron refinery in North Burnaby. meetings. Donnelly was surprised by the members’ resignations because the company has made some recent changes to improve communication. “I thought that things were going alright because we had made all these changes,

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many of them at their suggestion,” she said. “We’re committed to making continual improvement, it’s a Chevron principle.” Donnelly said nothing has changed as far as Chevron’s estimates on how much oil is percolating through the ground, but corporate spokesperson Sean Comey pointed out that the company has been working with the pertinent regulatory agencies. As for improving notification in the case of future emergencies or leaks, Comey said communicating with the community is part of our regular process with the panel. “We have regular meetings and keep them informed,” he said. Comey was also surprised by news of the resignation. “But we would like to thank these people for their service to the community, because they helped identify ways to improve the (community advisory panel) process,” he said. For more on this story, see Jennifer Moreau’s blog, Community Conversations, at www.burn abynow.com.

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A bird count breakdown

Total species: 58 Total birds: 24,950

Species whose numbers are up:

Cackling goose, 134 Northern pintail, 24 Common merganser, 36 Greater yellowlegs, 12 Glaucous-winged gull, 52 Belted kingfisher, 4 Northern flicker, 10 Larry Wright/burnaby now Stellar’s jay, 18 Black-capped chickadee, 231 In flight: A mallard takes wing at Burnaby Lake. Bewick’s wren, 9 Varied thrush, 32 Species whose numbers are down: Pied-billed grebe, 10 American coot, 21 Anna’s hummingbird, 2 American robin, 2 For the full inventory, see Jennifer Moreau’s blog, Community Conversations, at www.burnabynow.com.

Bird count: Crows boast biggest numbers continued from page 3

Northwestern crow, which roosts in the Still Creek area. Volunteers counted 23,000 crows, give or take a couple. Clulow, a retired teacher, has been an avid birder for more than 40. He is a volunteer director with Bird Studies Canada and has served for many years on its national science advisory council.

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Burnaby RCMP are continuing to investigate a Jan. 2 explosion at the Wesburn Community Centre that blew open the doors of the gymnasium and left a hole in a cinder block wall. Just before 3:30 a.m., police and fire personnel attended to the aftermath of the explosion at the centre located at 4781 Parkwood Ave. At the scene, investigators found the damage to the west side of the community centre, including five or six dislodged cinder blocks. There was no fire as a result of the explosion, and Wesburn Park was immediately cordoned off by police. Cpl. Brenda Gresiuk of the Burnaby RCMP told the Burnaby NOW on Tuesday morning that police and bomb experts are continuing their

investigation. “The ident squad has collected all the info, and we’ve cleared the scene,” she said. “It hasn’t been determined if it was a bomb. … All we can say is we know there’s (been) an explosion.” The RCMP put out a press release on Sunday night with the initial details about the early-morning explosion. “At this time, it has not been confirmed what type of explosive caused the damage or whether this device was homemade or purchased” Sgt. Peter Thiessen of the RCMP’s E Division said in a press release. “We believe that this was a random act and not directly targeted at the community centre. Investigators are attempting to determine the origin and make up of the explosive device that caused significant damage and fortunately resulted in no injuries.” Wesburn Community Centre,

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Life’s not fair – but this is really rubbing it in booths. But what is particularly galling is By 2:30 p.m. Monday, the first workthat those CEOs are also sitting on more ing day of the year, Canada’s best-paid than a billion dollars in stock options chief executives will have already earned that will, when cashed in, give them a the equivalent of a full year’s wage of great tax break. the average Canadian. It didn’t even take They will, in effect, be subthem a whole day. sidized by Canadian taxpayers Now, to be fair, it’s a bit like Burnaby NOW – those same folks who get comparing apples to oranges, no such tax breaks (unless, of or kings to commoners. No one course, they get stock options with their expects to compete with, or ever achieve, jobs, which is highly unusual). the deals made in the parallel universe Those startling facts come via a report called corporate business. That’s why done by the Canadian Centre for Policy you see long lineups at the lottery ticket

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Alternatives. The report looked at 100 chief executives who had earned an average of $6.6 million in 2009 compared with $42,988 for the average Canadian. The discrepancy is almost 50 per cent higher than just over a decade ago, in 1998, when CEOs took home an average pay 104 times higher than the average wage earner. The last such report released by the centre pointed out that one third of all income growth in Canada in the past two decades went to the richest one per cent

of Canadians. Now, we know life isn’t fair, and there’s little point in starting the bright and shiny new year off with a whine. But we also know we’ll soon be hearing from those same CEOs that their companies will need a) more tax relief b) tariff relief and/or c) relief from giving their employees full benefits or hiking up pension contributions. So, we’d just like to point out, before our Christmas Visa bills arrive, that this might just be the year to hike the minimum wage in B.C.

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made clear, Vander Zalm has ormer B.C. premier Bill never really accepted Hughes’ Vander Zalm enjoyed a findings. His book served as political resurrection this a score-settling vehicle on a past year, with his successnumber of fronts, not the least ful campaign against the harof which was getting back at monized sales tax. He can be Hughes (and, to be clear, at jourcredited with helping to force nalists such as myself). Gordon Campbell However, Hughes’ from office, and Keith Baldrey statement of claim filed there has been talk of in court zeroes in on re-starting his politialmost a dozen references in cal career. Vander Zalm’s book that allegNot so fast. edly paint Hughes as being He may have finally have “self-interested, biased and politbit off more than he can chew ically partisan” in the course with his attack on former conof his Fantasy Gardens inquiry flict commissioner Ted Hughes’ (which Vander Zalm actually reputation. disputes ever took place). As a result, we may eventuAs someone who was deeply ally witness a fascinating courtimmersed in the whole Fantasy room showdown between two Gardens issue, and who has of the most pivotal players on the political scene in the last two known both Hughes and Vander Zalm for more than 20 years, I decades. will boldly make a prediction At issue is Vander Zalm’s here: Vander Zalm appears to be self-published autobiography, in deep, deep trouble. entitled For the People. Hughes is Ted Hughes is arguably the suing Vander Zalm for libel for highest respected B.C. civil his characterization, in the book, servant in recent history. His of Hughes’ investigation into reputation as a fair, ethical and whether the then-premier was no-nonsense adjudicator is in a conflict of interest over mixwell-earned and cannot be quesing government business with tioned. his ownership of the Fantasy A testament to his high Gardens theme park. regard was revealed in the Hughes, of course, concluded immediate aftermath of the Bud Vander Zalm was indeed in Smith tapes scandal in the late a conflict of interest, and his 1980s. Smith was forced to step damning report led Vander Zalm to resign from the premier- down as attorney general, and Hughes was his deputy minister ship in disgrace. But as his autobiography Vander Zalm Page 7

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The trouble with turtles continues Dear Editor:

Re: Tiny turtle rules, Burnaby NOW, Dec. 29 Kudos for your dredging project coverage. I hope that your reporters keep “digging” until they reveal the true scope of this Burnaby Citizens Association/NDP fiscal fiasco. Mr. Lau is off to a good start when he reports that taxpayers will have 185,000 cubic meters of mud removed for $20.6 million versus a planned 360,000 cubic meters for $16 million. The implication is that removing all 360,000 cubic meters would have cost hard-pressed taxpayers $40 million ($20.6 x 1.95 plus HST). This is a staggering $24 million over and above the $16 million project

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cost estimate released just two years ago – for a looming 150 per cent overrun. Mayor Corrigan claims that Burnaby’s turtles are smarter than scientists he knows. It appears that they are also better planners than the civic New Democrats I know. Mayor Corrigan must stop pointing fingers and start identifying those responsible for this fiasco working under his own authority. And he should resign if he himself is to blame for authorizing the importation of Hazco’s dredge before ensuring that all the use permits were physically in hand at city hall. Unfortunately, for taxpayers, this saga is not yet over. Current turtle tracking data shows usage of

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widely scattered areas of lake habitat. This implies that individual turtles may well transit the proposed rowing venue site – creating still more potential legal liabilities under the Species At Risk Act. Burnaby taxpayers may ultimately pay for a rowing venue that no one can use because the necessary insurance cover is either too expensive or simply not available. Let’s stop the incompetence at dredging. Let’s not compound taxpayer losses by building a venue for intensive athletic training or competition in an endangered species’ habitat. G. Bruce Friesen, Burnaby

User fees help cover costs Dear Editor:

Re: Politicians fail on fields, Burnaby NOW, Dec. 22 As a resident of Burnaby, I have no problem paying a user fee to recover costs for maintaining a recreational facility. Public goods like playing fields, arenas and gymnasiums need to be available to all members of the community, even though not everyone can use them. Every child deserves the opportunity to participate in organized sports and use public facilities,

and if a user fee is required, every effort should be made by governments, organizations and individuals to help the less fortunate in the community pay for it. If people think there shouldn’t be user fees, they should be prepared to pay higher taxes.

at the time. Hughes held an extraordinary news conference and pronounced that he – not any politician – was now in charge of the criminal justice system. Rather than being questioned, the universal reaction to his statement was one of relief. At the time, Hughes was seen as a white knight, riding to the rescue of the integrity of the impartiality of the justice system, which had been bruised by the scandal. He soon became the province’s first conflict of interest commissioner, whose findings were never questioned or argued against. Former NDP premier Glen Clark tried to dump him, but Hughes refused to go, and Clark backed down in the face of public opinion siding with Hughes.

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Re: Burnaby: Can the city stay on course?, Burnaby NOW, Dec. 31 There is a serious safety concern that has been left unaddressed, which will keep leading to serious injury and death until something is done. There are many highuse pedestrian streets in existing neighbourhoods where there are no sidewalks. Vehicles routinely narrowly miss pedestrians, and there are sometimes serious accidents. The Edmonds area is a prime example of this. I would like to see the city make a study of the highest pedestrian traffic areas where this is an issue and incorporate sidewalk building in existing neighborhoods into long-term planning to keep the children and citizens of Burnaby safe. Mike Bull, Burnaby

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Since then, Hughes has been given special assignments by several governments, including his damning review of how this province’s child protection policies are inadequate. Again, no one has ever questioned his judgment or conclusions. But now Vander Zalm has decided to take him on. Bad move. The former premier has demonstrated a penchant for revisionist history (his book reads as if he was simply a hapless victim of various conspiracies, and the only thing he ever did wrong was being too trusting.) Last fall, he went on CKNW radio and accused me of lying because I pointed out that, as premier, he had hired a numerologist who was a self-described racist, and a speechwriter who believed in an international banking conspiracy. Vander Zalm claimed

he never even heard of either man, even though his association with them was well-documented at the time. Maybe he genuinely can’t remember the past. But Ted Hughes may well force him to remember it, with painful accuracy. Mutual acquaintances tell me Hughes isn’t interested in settling out of court and is interested primarily in clearing the air and protecting his reputation. In his own court-filed response to Hughes’ statement of claim, Vander Zalm offers the novel defence that he never intended to make money off his autobiography. It will therefore be deeply ironic if, in fact, he actually loses a small fortune for losing a lawsuit over his life story. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC

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Burnaby’s residential property values went up dramatically, increasing by 12.7 per cent from last year, according to the B.C. Assessment Authority website. Meanwhile, neighbouring New Westminster residences increased in value by 9.11 per cent, while Vancouver’s increased by 12.17 per cent. But the largest increase in the province was in Richmond, where residential property values went up by 17.14 per cent. However, much of the rest of

the province, outside of the Lower Mainland, did not increase by nearly as much. In some areas, such as Whistler and the Okanagan, property values either didn’t change, or decreased. Whistler saw a decrease in residential property values of 2.06 per cent. Homeowners can check online at www.bcassessment.bc.ca, and click on e-valueBC under Public for the value assessment on their home and neighbouring properties. B.C. Assessment mailed out assessment notices with more information on Dec. 31, and homeowners should be receiving those this week.

B.C. Assessment shows the assessed value of most of B.C.’s 1.9 million residential properties as of July 1 of the past year, but the actual value of the home depends on the current market. Assessment appraisers consider size, age, quality, condition and location of individual properties when assessing the value. For those wishing to appeal their assessment, the deadline is Jan. 31. B.C. Assessment suggests homeowners call or visit the office to resolve any issues with assessments. Provincially, the assessment roll reached $969 billion in January 2010. – with files from Postmedia News

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MP Julian says he won’t run for leadership in B.C. Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

After a lot of speculation, local MP Peter Julian has announced he will not go after the provincial NDP leadership post. About a month ago, NDP leader Carole James stepped aside, and Julian said he was approached by “a significant number of activists, including those in provincial caucus and the labour and environmental movements” to consider running for the position. “At the time, I committed to leaving the door open for a few weeks in order to consult as widely as possible. Though there are a vast number of British Columbians that I could still speak with, I am satisfied that I have spoken with enough individuals in our movement to make a decision,” Julian said in a media statement Jan. 4. “I will not be a candidate for the leadership of the B.C. NDP at the April 17 leadership vote.” Julian said that while he was tempted to consider putting his name forward, he is expecting a number of candidates from the New Democrats’ provincial caucus. “Each of them possesses not only the qualifications to manage the challenges facing British Columbians but also the skills and abilities needed to fulfill the role as a successful Premier of British Columbia,” he said. Over the weeks, Julian was hearing from people on the issue, some urging him to run provincially, others wanting him to hold onto his federal post as MP for Burnaby-New Westminster. “There is important work that needs to be done in Ottawa in 2011,” he said, adding there is widespread

speculation that a federal election will take place this spring. “As a proud B.C. member of Parliament who has been fortunate to live and work

in most regions of Canada, I have heeded those who tell me it’s important to continue the work of building our party nationally for a probable election in 2011,” he

said. “This opinion was particularly strongly expressed in the last few days prior to this announcement, as many realized that to run for provincial leadership

meant resigning forthwith my position as member of Parliament for BurnabyNew Westminster. I am honoured to represent our community in Parliament and

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Bureau benefit

A fundraiser at the Burnaby Village Museum on Dec. 16 netted more than $12,000 for the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. Several politicians and prominent community members attended, including Wanda Mulholland from the Burnaby Homeless Task Force, Kimberly Barwich from the South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, city councillor Pietro Calendino, MP Peter Julian, MLA Kathy Corrigan and Nancy Stagg from the Burnaby Village Museum. In all, the bureau collected $12,300 and counting. The city pitched in with a $5,000 grant.

Book giveaway

I have a signed copy of Yi Fao, Speaking Through Memory, authored by Jim Wolf and Patricia Owen, to give away. Wolf is a longtime New Westminster resident and the city of Burnaby’s heritage planner. Yi fao means “second port,” a reference to New Westminster being the second port of entry for British Columbia, after Victoria. The book chronicles the history of New Westminster’s Chinese community from 1858 to 1980. The first person to e-mail jmoreau@burnabynow.com with Yi Fao in the subject line gets the book. Don’t forget your full mailing address.

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In the Dec. 29 issue, I mentioned that Burnaby Family Life received more than $260,000. That figure should have read $25,000, a portion of $260,000 divided between many B.C. groups. We regret the error.

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On the first day of Christmas, my uncle gave to me, another baseball cap I didn’t need. On the second day of Christmas, my husband brought to me, two extra tree stands and a box of Christmas lights tangled like weeds. This is the time of year when all the holiday junk we’ve accumulated is pulled out of storage, just as our friends and relations give us more to add to the pile. If the thought of facing down the collection of Christmas past and presents has you in a panic, fret not. Susan Borax and Heather Knittel, of Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions, Inc., have some suggestions that might help. Burnaby residents Borax and Knittel — who have just published Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door — say they get a lot of calls at this time of year. “Typically, in early January, we find people thinking about this,” Borax says, about decluttering. She adds that it is a time when many people make resolutions to get organized. The key, according to Knittel, is to get rid

of the things that are meaningless, such as stacks of cookie tins. On the Christmas front, getting rid of old decorations that just sit in boxes and never get used, as well as those “hairballs of lights” that accumulate, is a good idea, Borax says. “Not all Christmas decorations are created equal,” she adds. For those wanting to sell the decorations, they should wait until next fall if they want to sell on consignment. Otherwise, the decorations can be donated to thrift stores or non-profits, the pair says. Many people buy and keep multiples of things as well, such as tree stands, Knittel says, in case one breaks. But that isn’t something that’s likely to happen, she points out. The end of December and January can be a good time to find deals, particularly on decorations, but people should focus on only replacing or buying what they’ve noticed is missing on the tree, Knittel says. Borax recommends a one-in, one-out strategy, where anything bought results in something being removed from the home. “Your house is not going to expand,” she says. As for those pesky presents — the ones you don’t really need or want, and only take up additional space — donate them, the pair suggests. When people come to Borax and Knittel, unable to get rid of something because it has a particular memory attached to it, the pair tries to help them move past the emo-

tional hold of the object. “We tell them, it’s OK to let go,” Knittel says “What they’re planning to let go of, someone will make use of,” Borax adds. Good Riddance helps clients pass on donations to organizations such as the Dixon Transition Society, as well. Clients usually contact Good Riddance when “they’re at the end of their rope,” Knittel says. And clients run the gamut from people downsizing to those with disabilities, who need a well-organized space, they say. While everyone’s organizing style is different, Borax says, most people collect the same things. Empty baking tins, baseball hat collections, old luggage, and National Geographic and Reader’s Digest magazines are some of the things that result in clutter in most people’s homes, Knittel adds. Their new book, Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door, is designed to help people deal with these clutter collections. The pair starting working together six years ago, when Borax had an opportunity to start a business, and discovered she could be a professional organizer. Knittel had an interest in feng shui, and joined the business, at first on a part-time basis while working at Global Television. For post-holiday tips from Borax and Knittel, go to www.burnabynow.com. And for more information on the company’s available services, go to: www. goodriddance.ca.


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Goan for fusion: Keith Browne‘s new restaurant serves Anglo-Indian and Goan dishes.

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Taste: New in Edmonds tongue roast and potato chops. During a recent meal at Urban Peppers – Browne said the name came to him when he was talking to his family and they were looking for a phrase that incorporated spiciness – I had a chance to sit down with Browne and sample some of his dishes. While the Goan fish curry ($10.99) was simmering in the small kitchen, Brown said the most popular dishes are the rice platters, which come with a side order of naan or roti. “I’ll make you the butter chicken and peas pulav ($10.99) platter,” said Browne. The butter chicken was splendid, with the tandoori masala sauce giving the chicken just enough of a kick without being too spicy. The accompanying rice with peas was also divine and utterly filling. Browne also made a masala dosa ($6.99) for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed the potatoes and onions filling. The lentil soup was quite spicy, but that was more than neutralized by the refreshing coconut chutney that also came with the dosa. “Everything is made fresh here,” said Browne. “I take a lot of care with all my dishes.” Hard to argue with that assessment, as Browne has a good list of repeat customers. “We recently had a big party for a police officer’s birthday,” said Browne, who said the get-together included more than 20 off-duty officers hiding behind the

bar to surprise their colleague. “I’ve already got a big booking for Valentine’s Day,” said Browne. As Browne looks to the future, he is quite happy he’s living the dream he envisioned more than 25 years ago. “It’s not easy coming in early and leaving sometimes as late as 2 a.m,” he said. “But I’m very happy I did this. … I’ve got a lot of customers who keep coming back, and the business is slowly growing.”

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◆ If I had paid more attention during high school social studies classes, I would have remembered that Goa is on the southwest coast of India and was a favoured port for Portuguese explorers. But, for the purpose of this story, Goa is important because Urban Peppers is one of the few places in the Lower Mainland where authentic Goan cuisine is served. Amongst the most popular dishes is sorpotel, a traditional Goan dish made of pork and liver cooked in spices, coconut feni, vinegar and green chilis. “We have so many people asking for it, and I do it for special orders,” said Browne. “This is a very popular dish.” Also on the special order menu is tongue roast, pork vindaloo, potato chops and mince cutlets. Urban Peppers, located at 7677 Sixth St. in the Edmonds area, is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Looking ahead to the year in the Heights by Sajeda Virji The Heights Contributor

With a new year comes a new roster of events on the Heights, and we’ve got a little something for everyone. The year starts off with a bang as Heights merchants celebrate the Year of the Rabbit on Saturday, Feb. 5. Hastings Street will come alive with music and dance, as traditional lion dancers will perform a special blessing to bring luck and prosperity to Heights merchants. Be sure to visit Hastings Street that day to see if you spot the lucky lions. “Burnaby’s Best Festival,” as voted by Burnaby NOW readers, will take place on Saturday, June 4. Hats Off Day started out as a day for Heights merchants to appreciate their customers. Today, this tradition continues, as Heights merchants “take their hats off ”

to their community and their customers, and the entire Heights community celebrates together. The event starts off with a parade, and then turns into a big street party afterwards, with a wide variety of entertainment, kids activities, food and much more. On Sunday, Aug. 28, Chevron will once again host Movies in the Park at Confederation Park. A fun evening for the family, kids activities will be in abundance and so will food. Shortly after the sun sets, a family friendly movie will play on the big screen. It’s the perfect way to spend a summer evening before the kids head back to school. When October rolls around, little ghosts and goblins get ready to visit Heights merchants. On Monday, Oct. 31, little ones can trick-or-treat on the Heights, where Halloween is the true folkloric event that it’s meant to be

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There’s a cruise to suit everyone By Niki Hope

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Lori Iacoviello is cruising seamlessly into her new role as owner and manager of the Hastings Street location of Expedia CruiseShipCenters. The mother-of-two recently took over ownership of the Burnaby location, but she’s sailed this ship before. Iacoviello owned an Expedia outlet in Victoria for nine years before she moved to the Lower Mainland with her family last January. “I had really, really enjoyed doing it in Victoria. I kinda was keeping my options open, within about six months I realized this is what I love to do,” Iacoviello says about her decision to buy the franchise’s Burnaby location. She was working at Expedia’s corporate office in downtown Vancouver for about six months when she decided to get back to running her own shop. After more than two decades in the travel business,

Iacoviello has seen some major changes to the “booming” cruise ship industry, she says. The cruise lines are working hard to get the message out that cruising isn’t just for the grey-haired, retired set anymore. “We are getting younger and younger demographics going as well,” Iacoviello says. “People used to, years ago, think that cruising was for the old and rich. It’s changed.” Family cruises are especially popular because they offer amenities for the kids. A popular cruise getaway is to fly to Disneyworld in Florida, spend a couple of days at the park and then cruise through the Caribbean, or to go to Disneyland in California and then cruise to Mexico. A career perk for Iacoviello – she’s been able to take her kids on about 15 different cruises. Her favourite cruise was through the Mediterranean. “I did Barcelona to Venice, and it was a just pinch-me trip,” she says. The advantage of a cruise is that you get to see a lot of

destinations and determine where you’d like to visit again.

“If there’s something I absolutely love, like my husband and I just loved Capri and Sorrento and the Amalfi coast in Italy, and we said, ‘There’s where we are going to do a holiday, when we have the time to spend two weeks there,’ and then I knew where I wouldn’t want to spend a week too,” she says. For Iacoviello, cruising is great way to travel because it offers the ability to unpack once and see the world. “People cruise for different reasons and there are different cruise lines that cater to different people, and I think that’s where our expertise comes in the handiest because (for) the average consumer, it’s really hard to differentiate between what’s the difference between all of these cruise lines, and that’s what we do,” Iacoviello says. Expedia CruiseShipCenters Burnaby is holding its grand reopening on Jan. 22. It’s located at #102-4643 Hastings St. For more information, call 604-299-7447.

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t’s a new year, and there’s so much to do and accomplish now that we’ve turned the calendar to 2011. With everything going on in this busy city of ours, how can you choose what to do? We’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Week. Watch for it in our Wednesday editions. And, for the beginning days of 2011, here’s our offering:

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. Get back on the ice. Winter’s in full swing, so it’s time to get those hockey skates out of storage. Burnaby 8 Rinks offers a drop-in “stick and puck” session for young and old alike to run drills and work on their skating in a nonscrimmage environment from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. $10. Check out www. icesports.com (or more) or call 604291-0626 for Things to do this weekend more info.

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. Get bottle collecting for the Small Animal Rescue Society of B.C.’s bottle and penny drive on Sunday, Jan. 9. The bottle depot at 6893 East Hastings St. is the place to return all your holiday empties and help a good cause. The event runs from 12:30 to 3 p.m., and the facility accepts returnable bottles and cans, pennies or other loose change and Canadian Tire money. All proceeds go towards medical costs and caring for the animals. For more info, go to www.smallanimal

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. Get cheering for the Simon Fraser University hockey team, which takes on Selkirk College at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 at the Bill Copeland Centre. This university club team features the likes of former Grandview Steeler Paul Moscone, former WHLer Colby Kulhanek and former BCHL player Justin Mulholland. These games feature high-quality action at low prices.

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. Get fit. We’ve all made that New Year’s resolution to shed 10, 15 or 20 pounds, so now’s the time to start. Perhaps an invigorating walk around Deer Lake or Burnaby Lake is in your future. Or for the more adventurous, how about a lungsearing bike ride up the mountain to Simon Fraser University? Here’s your chance to see the best of the city and get fit at the same time.

in North Burnaby to the Great Bear Pub near Metrotown and the Marine Pub in South Burnaby. Whatever you do, get cheering for your favourites and support some local businesses at the same time.

◆ E-mail your Top 5 ideas to calendar@burnabynow. com or send them to alau@ burnabynow.com. You can also check out our full arts and events calendar listings on our website’s homepage at www.burnabynow.com. – Compiled by staff reporter Alfie Lau

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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, January 5, 2011 • A23

24 Coach gets 50th win 24 Juggler coach retires

25 Figure skater wins gold

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

2010 was a big year in the pool

Bruins score second shootout title Tom Berridge sports editor

The Burnaby Winter Club Bruins won their second straight Burnaby AAA bantam hockey tournament by a shootout. The Bruins went to a lucky 13th shooter, Johnathon McPherson, before defeating the Kamloops Jardine Blazers 4-3 in the championship final at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on New Year's Eve. BWC player of the game, Nicholas McBride, stopped all but two shots in the shootout, including the game-winning stop on Wesley Matusda. "There was a lot of shots and not many goals. It's pretty fun, especially when you're making all the saves," said McBride, who faced 30 shots in the 70 minutes of regular and overtime. The winter club was outshot 6-0 in the two periods of extra time. All three Burnaby goals came off the sticks of defencemen. Ty Schultz kept the shootout going in the fifth round with a must-score wrister that beat Kamloops' Bruins Page 25

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All-star move: Burnaby Winter Club's Matthew Barzal, centre, was named the top forward at the 48th annual bantam AAA hockey tournament in Burnaby.

Jakie Köhli had a Burnaby NOW’s choice season in 2010. The University of Indiana sophomore led the Hoosiers to the final of the Collegiate Water Polo Association Western division championships in April. Köhli led the Hoosiers in scoring with a singleseason school record 78 goals. She also collected a team-high 71 steals and racked up 27 assists. During the regular season, Köhli was named Western division player of the week on two occasions, as well as picking up a pair of defensive player of the week mentions. Köhli earned a spot on the West division first allstar team. Indiana also placed second at the Eastern championships, falling for a second time in a final to No. 7 Michigan. Köhli was also named to the Big Ten conference spring all-academic team.

Summer ended with national titles for Burnaby August:

Steve McCrea pitched a 1-0 three-hit victory for the Burnaby Bulldogs over Dartmouth, N.S., at the Canadian senior men’s baseball championships. Riley Loewen, Nick Bilic and Brodie MacDonald won Minto Cup rings with the Coquitlam Adanacs. Loewen led the A’s in scoring in the best-of-three championship final series against Orangeville. Zachary Or and playing partner Kris McCrea won the under15 boys’ B.C. beach volleyball provincial title. Admir Cejanovic was named man of the match following B.C.’s 13-10 loss to Newfoundland at the national junior rugby championships. Wesburn and Edmonds minor soccer clubs merged. Visually impaired cyclist Brian Cowie and lower leg amputee Meyrick Jones becamed the first disabled tandem to complete an

Ironman Canada triathlon.

September:

Brandon Becking and Austin Macdonald shared a gold medal with the Coquitlam A’s at the Canadian Little League junior baseball championships. Goalie Brodie MacDonald was drafted 19th overall by the Philadelphia Wings of the NLL. Nick Bilic was a fourth-round draft pick by Calgary. Anna Schnell and Maria Gallo retired at Canada’s sixth-place finish at the Rugby women’s World Cup. Nick Dasovic was named interim head coach of the MLS Toronto FC. The New Westminster Salmonbellies came home without the Mann Cup for a third

straight season, following a 15-9 loss to the Peterborough Lakers in Game 6 of the Canadian senior lacrosse championships. “It’s harder each time you lose,” said Salmonbellies president and general manager Dan Richardson. “The expectations are higher each time, so it’s harder when you don’t meet those expectations.” Salmonbellies head coach Bob Salt was later fired in December. A replacement for Salt has not yet been announced.

won its first collegiate match as a Div. II school, beating Cal Poly Pomona 3-1 on Labour Day. SFU also beat rival UBC 2-0 in the Challenge Cup for the eighth time in the past decade. The soccer team jumped to No. 1 in the NAIA coaches’ poll for the first time since 2000.

Rachel Harker was named the Southwest Athletic Conference defensive player of the week from the Arkansas-Pine Bluff women’s soccer team.

Briannah Tsang was named the Kate Richardson outstanding female gymnast of the year at the Gymnastic B.C. awards banquet.

Diana Baruffa was named assistant coach of the SFU women’s softball team. The Clan men’s soccer team

of 279 on the B.C. youth tenpin bowling tournament tour. Norm Lesage won a gold in the 50 and 200 metre sprints at the Huntsman World Senior Games in Utah.

Simon Fraser University’s varsity football team lost its NCAA Division II debut 38-0 to Western Oregon.

Anna Schnell was named B.C. Rugby premier women’s player of the year. Burnaby Lake Rugby Club was the provincial champion in both men’s and women’s summer 7s.

Mario Lam, Barton Lim, Samantha Morrison, Barbara and Glen Vogl received Sport B.C. community sport hero awards.

SFU freshman quarterback Greg Bowcott was named the Great Northwest conference offensive player of the week.

October:

Christine Sinclair was again on the shortlist for FIFA’s women’s world player of the year.

Joey LaLeggia was named to Canada West’s roster for the World Junior A Challenge. Jordan Jung had the high individual average and high game

SFU cross-country runner Jessica Smith was named the independent conference female athlete of the week for three consecutive weeks. Rachel Harker was selected to October Page 24


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October: Burnaby names kept cropping up well into winter, too continued from page 23

to the All-Southwest conference women’s soccer first team and was also named to the conference tournament all-star team. Kyna Fletcher was made a member of distinction by Gymnastics B.C. Travis Fraser won the BNW/ Richmond zone high school boys’ cross-country title.

November:

SFU soccer players Aly Benes and Anthony DiNicolo were named academic All-Americans. Cleveland State’s Marley Greiner was named to the academic alldistrict third team.

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team.

Burnaby North lost a five-set final to Eric Hamber at the Lower Mainland AAA boys’ volleyball championships.

Alan Koch got his 50th career victory as head coach of SFU men’s soccer team to qualify for the NAIA nationals.

Nam Nguyen won the junior men’s division at the Skate Canada sectionals. Janet Truoung won the junior women’s skate. Adonis Wong won the pre-novice division.

Nenad, Ilija and Alex Gajic all re-signed pro lacrosse contracts with the Colorado Mammoth.

Alexandria Schofield won a gold medal in the butterfly at the B.C. high school swim championships.

Emma Vogt was one of seven SFU cross-country athletes named to the GNAC conference academic team.

STM made an eighth straight appearance at the B.C. high school AA girls’ volleyball championships.

Helen Crofts won the independent regional women’s cross-country championships. Mike James was invited to attend the 30th anniversary of the French Barbarians rugby side.

Derrick Bassi was invited to a Canadian Soccer Association under-20 national team training camp.

David Wenzek skipped his Esquimalt high school rink to the Canada Winter Games.

Canada won the CONCACAF tourney, qualifying for the FIFA women’s World Cup in Germany.

Elana Spelling became the first softball player to hit a home run at the new Beedie Field at SFU.

Max Baessato was named Great Northwest conference defender of the year, while Michael Winter was named newcomer of the year. SFU soccer coach Alan Koch shared the top coach award.

Lexie Der signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Boise

Bo Palmer was named to the GNAC all-academic football

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was listed as No. 1 in the Western Hockey League preliminary fall rankings by NHL Central Scouting. Luke Lockhart was 12th overall. Nugent-Hopkins was later invited to Canada’s junior hockey team selection camp. George Oswald retired as head coach of Notre Dame Juggler varsity football team after 46 years. Larry Wright/burnaby now

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November: Year ended as it started continued from page 24

named to the NAIA allindependent second team. Lauren Lachlan was named NAIA independent women’s soccer player of the year. Max Baessato was men’s soccer player of the year, while Alan Koch was coach of the year. Michael Valiante and Remo Ruscitti finished second and third, respectively, at the karting Supernationals. Volleyball player Chelsea Elvy was named to the GNAC academic team. Megan Ellis helped Portland State win a second consecutive Big Sky conference regular season title and championthip for berth into NCAA tournament in women’s volleyball.

Mathew Uduboker were named Burnaby NOW’s respective female and male high school athlete of the year. Figure skater Nicole Orford won a gold medal in junior dance at Skate Canada’s Western and Eastern Challenge. Keegan Fletcher was named to the Canadian men’s under17 rugby team. R e m o Ruscitti got a full season of Formula 2000 car racing on the Skip Barber national circuit in 2011. Brent Pierce won a berth into the men’s provincial curling championships at the Coastal playdowns.

Allison McNeill was honoured with a Women in Sport award.

Master speedskater Agatha Van Der Starre turned 80.

December:

No. 1-ranked Burnaby South Rebels won the 11th HSBC Classic boys’ basketball title 84-72 over R.C. Palmer. Lazar Cuk and Evangeli Anteros won HSBC scholarships.

St. Thomas More quarterback Mikey Carney was named B.C. high school football Grade 11 player of the year. Stephanie

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nation tournament in Brazil on Christine Sinclair’s 112th international goal. SFU basketball player Justin Brown was named an A.I.I. male player of the week. STM’s James McKenzie was named the B.C. high school football’s academic player of the year. STM won the girls’ Chancellor basketball tournament. Lexie Der was named the tournament MVP. SFU ranked No. 1 in NAIA women’s swimming and diving poll. SFU men’s basketball won its GNAC home opener 94-79 over Montana State Billings. Briannah Tsang placed seventh in the all-around in her first-ever senior level competition at the Elite Canada gymnastic championships. Tsang won the individual vault.

Bruins: Burnaby minor wins Div. continued from page 23

tournament top goalie Kyle Michalkovsky. Second team all-star Dman Victor Dombrovskiy then put Burnaby ahead with a goal off the backhand in the eighth round. But Kamloop's Carter Cochrane also scored to continue the marathon shootout. "It's our fourth game against them but we're 30-1. Every game has been a one-goal game. We scored with three minutes to go to win in Chilliwack," said winter club head coach John Batchelor. Burnaby got on the board first, scoring on a rush up ice midway through the first period on the first of two goals from Barzal, the youngest player on the winter club roster. The Blazers tied it up with eight seconds left in the opening frame. Kamloops then took the lead 2-1 seven minutes into the middle period when McBride was caught without a stick at the end of a winter club penalty. Schultz knotted the scored on a shot from the point six minutes later,

but Kamloops regained the advantage on a late power play from Blazer player of the game Ryan Gropp, with his second goal and third point of the game. Barzal scored the gametying counter in the opening minute of the final period, scooting down the right side of the rink and roofing a snap shot high to the goalie's glove side. Kamloops had the better chances to take the lead later in the period, but McBride was a step better, including two quick pad saves that saved almost certain goals. Burnaby's Nicholas Rasovic also had an opportunity to score the go-ahead goal in the dying three minutes of the game but was stopped on a goalmouth scramble. "We're not the most talented, but it's the best team overall, depth-wise I've had," added Batchelor, who won the top coach award at the tournament for a second straight year. The two teams tied 1-1 in the round-robin portion of the tournament. Burnaby Winter Club won its division with a 2-0-1

record. The Bruins edged the eventual bronze medallist Seafair Islanders 3-2 in the semifinals. There was a nice show of sportsmanship by Seafair forward Alec Dawydiak, who lent BWC defender Lucas Mercer his skates after a skate blade was broken in the final game against Kamloops. “I think my mom had something to do with it. I can’t take credit for it,” said Dawydiak, who knew Mercer from spring hockey. Host Burnaby Minor Eagles made team history, winning its division for the first time in recent memory. Marcus Vela had a three-point game, including the game-winner, in Burnaby’s 4-2 win over North Vancouver. Shota Nakashimada got the game-tying marker with just 30 seconds left to play in a 4-4 tie with Coquitlam. Burnaby opened with a 6-1 victory over North Delta. The Eagles lost 8-0 to eventual consolation finalist Cloverdale Colts on Dec. 29.

Burnaby Winter Club won the AAA bantam hockey tournament.

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5060

Legal Services

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Money to Loan

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5505

Legal/Public Notices

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS THE ESTATE OF JOAN BARBARA FULTON, DECEASED All persons having claims against the above estate are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executrix, at 35937 Sundew Place, Abbotsford, British Columbia, V3G 1E9, Canada on or before the 14th day of February, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have then been received. Connie Wiebe, Executrix CLARK WILSON LLP Solicitors

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

Notice is hereby given that creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of James Leslie McIntosh; formerly of 4056 Kincaid Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 1V8 Deceased, who died on February 14, 2010, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Steve McIntosh 3940 Indian River Drive, North Vancouver, B.C. V7G 2G9 on or before February 11, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Steve McIntosh, Executor


A30 • Wednesday, January 5, 2011 • Burnaby NOW

RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. $877/mo. 604-524-4720

BBY, Willingdon/ Lougheed Hwy. Concrete deluxe 2 BR + fam rm. 1,300 sf. Near Skytrain, Save-onFoods, Brentwood Mall. Ns/np. $1,495/mo. Feb 1. 604-953-0952 BBY; Centrepoint Metrotown, New, VIEW, 2 BR, 2 bath, all appl, f/p, balcony, sec prkg, Gym. $1900. Avail now. 604-617-5852

1 & 2 BEDROOM APT

on Balmoral Street avail. Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774 for more info or to view.

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

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

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

6505

Apartments & Condos

BACH.& 1BD/RM avail from 600.00 h/w & basic cable inc. No Pets,u/g park avail.Ref.Req. 1 yr lease.604-525-2599

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

uSELLaHOME.com

$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Burnaby Barber Shop, owner retiring, 4 chairs nr Brentwood Mall $25K 299-2120 id5283 Chilliwack Promontory 1880sf 2br 2.5ba home, stunning view $379K 392-6065 id5266 Cultus Lake Price Reduced 900sf cottage, 1 block to beach $329K 819-6787 id5236 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $99,900 597-8361 id4714 Hope 6 condos 805sf-1389sf all 2br, 2ba from $99,900-$135,900 309-7531 id4626 Langley Brookswood fully renovated executive 2491sf 3br 3ba $690K 532-2019 id5275 Maple Ridge spotless 947sf 1br condo above snrs cent 55+ $219,900 466-1882 id5262 New Westminster Price Reduced, 555sf 1br condo, view, $164,900 525-8577 id5081 Poco Brand NEW 2842sf 5br 3.5ba w/suite, pick your colours $699K 825-1512 id5274 Sry Sullivan Mews ground lvl 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse, 55+complex $220K 834-6935 id5136 Sry E Newton 1 acre lot with 2600sf 6br 2.5ba bungalow $479,900 778-549-2056 id5198 Sry Fleetwood huge 4542sf 8br 6ba, 6965sf lot with 2 suites $753,500 507-0099 id5219 Sry Bear Creek Park 1440sf 2br 2ba in gated 45+ community $289K 597-0616 id5234 Sry Panorama 2675sf 4br home on subdividable 7724sf lot $459K 778-999-3387 id5272 Sry ground lvl 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse, Sullivan Mews 55+complex $190K 897-1520 id5286 Sry Rancher style updated 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse 55+ complex $259K 572-0036 id5287 Vanc Kerrisdale Organic Produce Market established 17 years $210K 261-2438 id5261

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $740/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, Call 604 299-8288

KING ALBERT COURT COQ. 2 BR $875, 1 BR $800, Now/Feb 1, incls heat, prkg. 778-990-7079 or 604-521-8249

1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993 COQ, WALK to Coq Centre, WCE transit, Douglas College. Brand NEW LUXURY Bosa, 1 BR Condo, beautiful granite counts, ss appls, hrdwd flrs, 1 storage, 1 sec’d prkg, sec bldg. Excellent amens: fitness area, sauna/steam room. $1200. Avail Jan 1 / Feb1. Prefer NS/NP. Call 604-880-0439 FURNISHED 1BRCONDO $1200 1403-833 Agnes St. N.W. Avail. anytime 604-250-9308

NEW WEST

St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Available now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-518-5040 VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

Coquitlam

1178 Heffley Crescent

As new 1 & den, west facing condo, 5 applis., exercise fac. Feb 1. Lease & exc ref a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

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

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

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

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

GARDEN VILLA

6508

Apt/Condos

New Westminster

909 - 12th Street

Bright 2 BR ste. New carpets. Fridge, stove & W/D in building. Avail now or Feb 1. $950. Ns/np. Lease & excellent refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

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

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

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

6535

Homestay

HOST FAMILY wanted. Please call us at 604-688-1928 or email: globalstudyedu@gmail.com

6540

Houses - Rent

CALL 604 715-7764

3 Bdrm Homes! Rent TO OWN! Poor Credit Ok, Low Down. Call Karyn 604-857-3597

EL PRESIDENTE

4 BR 2.5 Bath w/ att’d garage. 5 appl. Walk to Superstore & Johnson High. $1,750 (604) 727-8899

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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

700 PARK CRESCENT

ANMORE, 2 BR Rancher, reno’d, 1900sf, lev acreage, 5 appls, 2 bath, f/p, garg, patio. Mins PoMo/ Coq Ctr, Buntzen, 778-688-6622

Managed by Colliers International

NEW WESTMINSTER

1 BEDROOMS

Starting at $935 Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!!

Call 604-522-3391

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-01

814 Royal Avenue

Newer 2 BR Condo, 6 appls, N/S, pet possible. Avail now or Feb 1. Lease and excellent refs a must. $1250. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

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 avail. ● Near Skytrain, shopping & kids park. Sorry no pets.

604 939-0944

Real Estate

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604 420-5636

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High Pymts/Expired Listing/No Equity?

We Will Take Over Your Payment Until We Sell Your Property. No Fees.

Call Kristen today (604) 812-3718

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

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6035

Mobile Homes

FERNRIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK in Brookswood, 2 BR, 12x52 Mobile Home, new flr & stove, sundeck, storage, $39,900. 604-857-1617, 604-530-1610

6052

Real Estate Investment

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Houses - Rent

BBY NORTH 2 BR & Den mn flr, 5 appls, $1200. Jan 15/Feb 1. n/s, n/p, adult oriented. 604-880-9433 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● COQUITLAM - 218 Allard St. 2 bdrm HANDY MAN SPECIAL!!! HOUSE, bsmt/2 sheds....$888/M NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm HOUSE w/1 suite 2 f/p,Long term finance, new roof, RT-1..$1,288/M SURREY- 6297 134 St. Solid 5 bdrm HOUSE w/2 bdrm suite on 1/4 acre lot with views... $1,688/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call Kristen (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

1010 6th Ave, New West

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

6540

CALL 604 723-8215

New Westminster

REAL ESTATE

6020

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

COQ New Horizon, newly reno’d 3BR, 2 lvls, all new appls, 1900 sf, nr Pinetree Sec, ns/np, Jan 1st, $1850/mo, 604 760-6372

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-15

South Burnaby

BBY, S. Friendly female seeks a roommate to share ½ duplex near Metrotown. Accomodations include furnished room, hydro/ cable/’net. Sh’d laundry. NS/NP. $550/mo. Immed. 604-722-6701

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, laminate floors, $595 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, nr SFU & Lougheed Mall. Suits professional working person or student. References Required. Avail Dec 15 or Jan 1. Call 778-846-5275

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

COQ, Lough Mall. Share big kitchen. $480/mo incl util, ’net, rad heat, a/c. Ns/np. 778-355-3575

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

$950 AVAIL Feb1st 1 bdrm&den,centCoq 900sq ft clean,modern suite.Sing person or wrkg couple.All inc.Sepentr,laundry,prkg.Close to bus route&hwy.Quite st.Cat ok (604)841-8971 Lvmsg BBY 2 BR g/l in new house, $750 incls heat/hydro. NS/NP. Nr Canada Way/Imperial. Suits 1 or 2 Jan 15/ Feb 1. 604-521-6658 BBY, DEER LAKE. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. Refs. $950/mo incls utils. 604-298-9149 BBY Gov’t area, 2 BR glvl ste, $900 incl util/cbl, ns/np, avail Now, nr skytn/SFU, 604 420-6451

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ, Lough Mall. 2 BR, g/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. F/ba. Ns/np. $1050/mo incl util. Immed. 604-931-3677

COQ WESTWOOD Plateau. 1 BR, g/l, sh’d W/D. $750 incl hydro/ cbl. Ns/np. Now. 604-889-6175

NEW WEST Queens Park, 1 BR bsmt ste. NS/NP. Avail Jan 15/31. $625 incls utls. 604-525-0613 NEW WEST, Queensborough. 1 BR, sep ent, shared lndry, n/s, n/p, full bath, incls hydro & cbl, $650, nr bus & Wal-Mart, Avail Jan 15. 778-988-8898 lve msg. NEW WEST, Queensborough. 2 BR, Priv ent. Shared w/d. N/S, N/P, Nr bus & Skytrain. $725 incls hydro/heat. Avail Now. Call 604-307-9350, leave message

BBY High Gate, nr transit, 2.5 BR bmst, 4 appls, ns, sm pet ok, $850 + 1/2 util, Now, 604 515-1578

BBY, MIDDLEGATE. 1 BR suite. $650/mo incl hydro/cable. Ns/np, no w/d. Feb 1st. 604-522-6773

POCO 2 BR upper, $1150/mo incls utils, w/d, d/w, rad heat, f/bath, Feb 1. N/P & N/S. 604-468-2940 or 604 970-7672

BBY nr Brentwood/Skytn, 1 BR glvl ste, suits 1, NS/NP, avail Feb 1st, $760 incl utils, 604-294-5435

POCO MARYHILL 3 BR, 5 appls, top lev hse. N/S. Sm pet OK. Refs. $1600. Now. 604-329-2783

BBY Parkcrest 1 BR bach g/l bright, partly furn, backyard, $750 incl util, Jan 1, ns/np, nr Holdom Skytn, Suits 1. 604-294-8500

Queensborough Newly Reno’d 1 BR. $550 incl util/sat tv. Now 604-515-7875, 778-829-7675

6605

Townhouses Rent

BBY, S. Large, clean 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, lam. flrs. N/s, pets okay. $1,180/mo + 1⁄3 util (Extra charge for pets: $100/mo). Immed. Near BCIT/Metrotown. 604-818-8566.

COQ RANCH Pk, 3 lev, 2 BR, 1.5 bath, newer appls, storage, garg, patio, very priv setting. $1400. N/S. Small pet OK. 778-285-0423

COQ 1 BR g/l, avail now. $750 incls utls, cble, net, W/D. Suits 1. Como Lake/Blue Mtn. NS/NP. 604-240-3641 or 604-729-4709

POCO 2 BR T/H $755 & $775 & 3 BR T/H $955. Quiet-family complx, No Pets! Now. 604-464-0034

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

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area)

• 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets.

Call 604-942-2012 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

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 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

7010 FOR RENT

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

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. Refs req’d.

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

Personals

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

7015

Escort Services

ANYTIME DAY OR NIGHT!

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

Jenny & Jessica 604 725 5899 We do it all!

★★★★ HI, I’m Katie & I would love to Party with You ALL NIGHT LONG ★ ★ 604-723-7524 ★ ★


Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, January 5, 2011 • A31

HOME SERVICES

8010

Alarm/Security

8080

Electrical

ALARM

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

Systems Ltd.

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

604-463-7919

8030

Carpentry

* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470 RENO’S, CARPENTRY, Drywall, Handyman. 30 years experience. Phone David 604-825-4072

8055

Cleaning

A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $20/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Holiday Cleanup, Res, Ref’s avail★ Call 604 760-7702 ★

8073

Drainage

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300 DRAINAGE, SEWER & WATER Underground Video Inspection Call Tobias 604 782-4322

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

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Drywall

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

Handyperson

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

8155

Landscaping

DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & landscaping. Call 778-885-2984 ★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Gutters

RAIN CENTRE LTD. (since 1968)

8075

8130

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

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

8160

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

Lawn & Garden

BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

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

Planning on RENOVATING?

Renovations & Home Improvement

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Tree & Hedge Pruning. Hedge removal. 604-893-5745

8180

Home Services

BEST VALUE for your dollars! Run a classified ad which covers all of BC. www.communityclassifieds.ca or 1-866-669-9222.

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

45

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

8309

Tiling

A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319 A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

TILE-RIFIC TILING & PAINTING Slate, Glass, Ceramic Specialist. Quality Work. 604-831-4013

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

604-728-3009 jkbconstruction.com

8250

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)

Roofing

8250

#1 Roofing Company in BC

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

Roofing

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

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

310-JIMS (5467)

8240

604-708-8850

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now & we pay ½ the HST SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

www.crownresidentialroofing.com

A North West Roofing Specialist in Re-Roofing & Repair, Free Est payment plan avail, WCB, Liability Insured Jag 778-892-1530

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

Roof Snow Removal by RCABC Cert’d ROOFERS. 50 years exp. Dunrite Roofing • 604-522-8516

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

D&M PAINTING

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

604-724-3832

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

8220

Plumbing

AUTOMOTIVE

9105

Auto Miscellaneous

$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309

A-1 MOVING Local/Long Dist. Seniors disc. Lic/insured. Specials to Alta/Island/Interior. 930-3000

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

• BBB • RCABC • GAF/ELK Master Elite Contractor • Residential Roofing • Liability Coverage and WCB • Designated Project Managers • Homes & Strata • Third Party Inspection Installations & Repairs Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate •• 24 Hr Emergency Service Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount

604-588-0833

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

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

RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.

Tried & True Since 1902

9110

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

Collectibles & Classics

Rubbish Removal

1988 PORSCHE 911, 1-owner, all original, low kms, immac. $26,800. 604-987-3876. D24627

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

8295

Snow Removal

9125

604-937-6633 604-349-5533

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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Domestic

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

9160

Sports & Imports

1998 EAGLE TALON ESI, 170k, 2.0 L, excellent condition, 5 spd, no accidents, silver exterior, grey interior. $3900. 604-763-3223

K & E’S 24 HOUR SNOW PLOWING & SALTING Commercial & Residential Fully Insured trucke2k@hotmail.com

Scrap Car Removal

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

Topside Roofing 604-290-1650 Quality Workmanship. Prompt, Prof Service. Insured. Call Phillip

8255

9145

9145

Scrap Car Removal

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

1989 BMW M5, only 50,000km, collector’s plates, like new. $18,800. 604-987-3876. D24627 1993 ACURA Integra, aircared, well maint, 200K, 4 door, green, $2,495 obo. Call 604-420-0035

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

PLUMBERS

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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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8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms

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1 Read.

Read Autofind in the paper every weekend.

2 Click.

1. Go to burnabynow.com/autofind 2. Search by STOCK# 3. Get details & photos of cars you choose

3 Drive.

Contact the dealer, check out your new ride and drive home. Easy, right?

www.burnabynow.com/autofind


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PAYMENTS FOR 90DAYS

PURCHASE FINANCING

ON ALL 2011 MODELS◊

ON SELECT MODELS

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED FOR OVER 25 YEARS

ALL-NEW 2011 RVR GT

2011 LANCER DE

2011 OUTLANDER XLS

BLUETOOTH 2.0 + USB SYSTEM PANORAMIC GLASS ROOF WITH INTERIOR LED ILLUMINATION SUPER WIDE RANGE HID HEADLAMPS ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED 4WD HEATED FRONT SEATS

FUEL EFFICIENT 2.0L 148 HP 4-CYLINDER ENGINE 5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION OR CVT POWER WINDOWS POWER MIRRORS 7 AIRBAGS 140-WATT AM/FM/CD STEREO ACTIVE STABILITY & TRACTION CONTROL

FUEL EFFICIENT 3.0L MIVEC V6 ENGINE 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH SPORTRONIC® FUNCTION 7 PASSENGER SEATING FAST-KEY KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM HEATED FRONT SEATS

2011 RVR COMPACT CROSSOVER

$94

/WEEKLY

From

2011 LANCER From

2011 OUTLANDER From

$85

/WEEKLY

$108

/WEEKLY

BEST IN CLASS FUEL ECONOMY TM

MITSUBISHI EXCLUSIVE

On Approved Credit – see dealer or website for details.

At Mitsubishi,we are so confident in the quality, reliability and durability of our vehicles that we back every model with a warranty that is one of the most comprehensive in the world.

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PURCHASE FOR UP TO 72 MONTHS FINANCING ON REMAINING 2010 OUTLANDER & LANCER MODELS !

METROTOWN MITSUBISHI 5965 Kingsway, Burnaby 604-434-2488 www.metrotownmitsubishi.ca

A+ RATING FROM THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

Burnaby Now January 5 2011  

Burnaby Now January 5 2011