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Key witnesses to the crash that killed Lorraine Cruz and Charlene Reaveley were in a van like this, police say.

They know it’s been traumatic, but they need you to come forward anyway. That is the message police are sending out to those who may have seen the double fatality in Coquitlam play out before them, as investigators fear the crash may have been so “horrific,” it’s preventing witnesses from providing statements. On Tuesday, RCMP Sgt. Peter Thiessen told a throng of media at the roadside memorial at Lougheed Highway and Pitt River Road that investigators are seeking statements from three different groups of people, including some who may have

post-traumatic stress and “do not want to relive what they potentially may have seen.” “This type of investigation, the easy part is identifying who we feel might be responsible for this particular incident,” Thiessen said. “The hard part comes in gathering the appropriate evidence to support our allegations and support the charges.” The first key witnesses, he said, are the driver and occupants of a white 2008 Chevrolet Uplander minivan that stopped at the scene after the initial crash, when 26-year-old Lorraine Cruz and her boyfriend got out of the Nissan Pathfinder they had crashed. “The occupants of this van made contact with the two ladies that were

subsequently and tragically killed after the second crash,” Thiessen said. “They determined there wasn’t a need for them to remain, and they left the scene. It was after they left the scene that the second crash occurred.” The second crash happened after 30year-old Charlene Reaveley and her husband, Dan, stopped to help. Police allege the second crash was a hit and run. Several vehicles were stopped on Lougheed Highway waiting to turn left onto Pitt River Road, Thiessen added, and police need to speak to those people — no matter how difficult it may be. “We feel it’s possible that they may have witnessed a horrific event,” said  CONTINUED ON PAGE 4, see WITNESSES.

Will election of Christy Clark benefit Tri-Cities? John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com Each of them acknowledged the “huge challenges” that lie ahead, yet all three also expressed a home-turf type of optimism. The NOW spoke to all three Tri-Cities mayors in light of Christy Clark’s Liberal leadership win and, in turn, her new standing as B.C.’s premier-designate. Easily the most outspoken local critic of the province in recent years — particularly over issues like the Evergreen Line and Murray Clarke Connector — Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini sees in Clark an opportunity to start anew with respect to transit issues. “I think that that is a huge challenge for her,” Trasolini told The NOW Tuesday. “But I am encouraged because Christy Clark knows this area. She knows about the issues around sustainable funding for TransLink. She knows the immediate need to help TransLink bridge that gap and come up with money for the

Evergreen Line.” Port Moody-Westwood MLA from 1996 to 2005, Clark secured the province’s top job Saturday by garnering 52 per cent of votes on the third ballot. Although she remains without a seat in the provincial legislature, Clark will likely be sworn in as premier at some point this month. In looking ahead to that prospect, Trasolini said the former Gordon Campbell-led version of the party disenfranchised not only his council, but other governments and citizens across the province by stifling input from virtually anyone outside of party ranks. Part of Clark’s platform has been a promise to reverse that trend, a move Trasolini hopes will, in fact, play out. “My relationship with the provincial government has been an issue because of the very thing that everybody is now recognizing — that the provincial government had stopped listening, stopped being open in their governance. They were  CONT. ON PAGE 8, see CLARK.

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hey toil in sticky, smelly conditions amid swarms of fruit flies. But the Green Team at Maple Creek Middle says their recycling program is worth the trouble, since the school is now diverting 85 per cent of its waste. The Green Team began its efforts last year with recycling towers set up in each class to sort cans, Tetra Pacs and paper. Maple Creek student Veronika Kuba said the initiative started well but problems soon arose. “It began great and then everything started to get all sticky and gross from the Tetra Pacs in the tower, and people would put food in it,” Veronika said. “Later this year, we started a new system. We now have a blue bin that’s for recycling paper and plastics, a green waste bin … and a sorter that separates paper and plastics, recycling cans, water bottles and juice boxes.” The young environmentalists are now using the school’s old recycling bins to collect scrap paper that can be reused. Their efforts are making a tangible difference. In the past two years, Maple Creek has reduced its garbage pickups from two dumpsters twice per week to one dumpster every second week. They now produce one-sixth the amount of garbage they previously produced. Besides the obvious environmental impacts, their zero-waste initiative also has financial benefits. The Green Team expects to earn between $1,500 and $2,000 in drink container returns this year — about 400 per cent more than in the past. And for Caitlin Liboiron, the project has fostered positive personal effects

from the moment it began last year. “I’ve never been happier. After all of the years of teachers trying to teach us why we should be recycling, it was finally happening. I learned more things from that first year on Green Team than I had in all my years in school. So we decided to teach these things to other schools so we could try to fix what was already broken,” Caitlin said. “This year, our recycling program is even better than last year’s, and I’m proud to say I was a part of that change. That’s why I’m on the Green Team. I liked feeling like I was part of the solution and not the problem — like all of the gross, rotting food and sticky, smelly juice boxes are worth it, because it is. “We want other schools to feel the same way we do because it is better to be the change than to just sit down and watch it happen.” Project organizer Dana Asher hopes the school district will incorporate zero-waste concepts and provide funds to support waste-diversion projects. “Maple Creek Middle School is currently recycling approximately 85 per cent of the waste brought into our school,” said the Grade 8 teacher. “We are working towards the very attainable goal of making that 100 per cent.” For Green Team member Dana Cairns, educating others is key. “Being a part of the Green Team is more than just recycling. We’re a team and we get to do a lot of fun activities. We’re given the opportunity to speak to others about being green,” Dana said. “It’s a lot of fun and I’m going to really miss it next year when I go to high school.” Fellow teammate Amanda Poulton agrees. “Maple Creek is now known for one of the best recycling programs,”

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been fun as well. … Sometimes being on the Green Team can be a bit gross, but in the end it’s worth it.”

Port Moody will party like it’s 2013

Party plans are already underway for Port Moody’s year-long hundredth birthday bash in 2013. Cultural services manager Devin Jain said the city hopes to be named a cultural capital of Canada and receive up to $500,000 in federal grant funds, which would help pay for centennial celebrations. Proposed projects begin New Year’s Day with an expanded penguin plunge to mark the beginning of 2013. The event would include a heated tent and live band, with a budget of $4,000. In February 2013, the Port Moody Public Library and Port Moody Station Museum would join together to lead a living heritage project. This $6,500 project includes heritage tours and an afternoon tea. As well, there will listening stations with audio recordings of historical stories told by Port Moody residents, plus a human library in which residents can be “checked out” for one-on-one conversations. “It’s an aspect of the history of Port Moody that you wouldn’t get in another way,” Jain said. “It’s really taking advantage of the wealth of

knowledge that exists and making it interactive.” Next up is a formal Centennial Gala dinner and dance, with a proposed budget of $36,000. This project would see the Olympic arena transformed into an elegant venue for the catered dinner with live music. Then to mark the 100th anniversary of the first-ever Port Moody council meeting, a special meeting is proposed for April 13, 2013. The mayor, council and senior staff would wear period costumes and arrive at the meeting in period vehicles. The proposed agenda would include current city business or a re-enactment of the 1913 council meeting. The cost is pegged at $3,500. In May, a proposed parade would launch a day of celebrations near the civic complex. Festivities would include live music, children’s activities, crafts, displays and food for an estimated $26,000. In June, an Aboriginal Day celebration is proposed along the Inlet and Shoreline trails. The $69,000 event could include the carving of a welcome figure or totem pole, a drum-making workshop, crafts, food

and First Nations performances. Youth will be the focus in July with a proposed expansion to the youth arts festival, complete with performances and art displays. The proposed budget is $5,000. A community picnic will bring residents together at Rocky Point Park in August for a full day of activities. The $10,000 event will include live music, non-power boat tours, free family games and actors in period costumes. In October, a modular train club may be asked to set up exhibits in the Galleria for a $500 honorarium. As well, Ioco Ghost Town Days might be expanded for a $5,000 price tag. The event could see more games and activities, as well as actors in period costume. Another idea is to launch a Civic Treasures website to honour past and present residents who have made significant contributions to Port Moody in areas such as arts, sports, volunteerism and leadership. The $24,000 budget includes funding for  CONTINUED ON PAGE 8, see FIREWORKS.

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Fitness fundraiser Sunday will benefit Reaveley family Simone Blais sblais@thenownews.com A fundraiser is being held to benefit the family of Charlene Reaveley, who was killed in an alleged hit-andrun accident last month. A day of fitness has been set aside at Klahanie Canoe Club, 501 Klahanie Dr. in Port Moody on Sunday, March 6, to raise money for Reaveley’s family — which includes four children between the ages of one and 10 years old. Organizer Chrissy Duncan broke the news of Reaveley’s death to the bootcamp class based out of Klahanie Health and Wellness, and the group immediately wanted to help. “I talked with the bootcamp group, and they all agreed we

Charlene Reaveley should do something,” she said. “Everyone wants to help. The donations that have been coming in have been amazing. Gift cards, gift baskets and all sorts of stuff for the silent auction. People have just been going all out.” Yoga and bootcamp will be held starting at 12:30 p.m.,

followed by pilates and zumba at 1:30 p.m. Children’s activities will take place, and hotdogs, burgers, popcorn, candyfloss and cupcakes will be available by donation. Duncan said fitness gurus and couch potatoes are both welcome. “We’re hoping the moms will come and do a class, and the dads will come, bring the kids and stand around eating candyfloss with the kids. We’re trying to cater to everyone,” she said. The silent auction will feature items like five-star vacations, appliances, gift baskets, gift cards, spa packages and more. Anyone who wants more information can visit www. charlenereaveley.citymax.com.

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an emotional Thiessen, pausing a moment to gather himself, “and they may be having some problems coming forward.” Police also interviewed some people at the scene, but did not obtain contact information from them for formal statements. Those people are also asked to contact police. “We rely on people to come forward and pro-

vide us with any little piece of information, so we can tie it all together,” Thiessen said. Ten investigators from the major crimes unit and five from the traffic services section have been assigned to the case, he said. Police have executed some search warrants to gather other evidence as well. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Const. Peter Koutsoumbos at 604-552-7383.

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“It’s an exciting time,” said Black, who now resides over Clark’s former riding. “We’ve got an opportunity now to really rebuild our party, take it in a new direction. She’s made some very clear indications that she wants to reenergize the party, pull it together and take it into 2013 in an election, and she has my support in doing so.” Both Black and Coquitlam-Burke Mountain MLA Doug Horne supported Falcon’s leadership bid, though neither seemed to think that supporting the Surrey-Cloverdale MLA will affect them when it comes time for Clark to

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I never thought I would say that Vancouver, the city of my birth, was a “no fun city.” I scoffed when I read such stories, but Friday night I observed it first-hand. I and a friend attended the most fabulous performance by Maceo Parker and company at the Commodore Ballroom. But we had to leave before the end To The because the SkyTrain was about to shut down for the night. It’s incredulous, especially considering that with the new alcohol level of .05 in place, people from out of town either cannot attend or must take a vehicle. It has not been made easy for citizens to enjoy the “fun” events when their entertainment is disrupted by lack of late-night transportation.

We did not drink, but our enjoyment was cut short by this lack of foresight by our transportation system. It also does not make sense when we are encouraged to take public transit to prevent added pollution. Nor does it make sense when there are many shift workers who cannot take transit either, Editor because of this shutting down of public transit. What goes on in the heads of the TransLink board? I am totally disgusted with this mentality and refusal to properly serve the citizens of the Lower Mainland. Rita Pollock Coquitlam

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ext time you’re asked if you want a double-double, you’d better check whether that refers to a coffee or a bypass. That’s because the new place to receive emergency care, apparently, is the Tim Hortons in the lobby of Royal Columbian Hospital. Fraser Health admitted Tuesday that the coffee shop had been used as an extension of the ER from late Monday night to early the next morning. Beds were set up for five patients there, Fraser Health spokesperson Jenn Grover said, starting around 11 p.m. The patients were moved into the regular ER next door by about 2 a.m. on Tuesday. Grover added that no procedures were done on any of the patients, which is a relief, because seeing someone getting stitched up might cause you to forget all about Rrrolling Up The Rim To Win. Seriously, though, even advocates of private health care probably don’t like the optics of this one, although there is something to be said for being able to request a drink without having to pull that little cord and wait for an overworked nurse to show up. The New Democrats, smarting from the fact that the BC Liberals have chosen the popular Christy Clark as B.C.’s next premier — they were surely hoping it would have been the polarizing Kevin Falcon — have been all over this issue. “Harper’s donut shop medicare shows lack of leadership on health,” one press release trumpeted. They’re right, of course. We need to fund our hospitals adequately, or we’ll be facing more scenarios like this in the future. And while this situation is so bizarre it could provide enough jokes for a standup routine, the truth is it’s better for all of us if the only kidneys in our chili are of the bean variety.

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ridings than Falcon in the Fraser Valley and the he BC Liberal party’s decision to adopt a Okanagan. weighted voting system for choosing their next Clark also bested Falcon in ridings that saw large leader was supposed to help candidates such signups of members. In ridings with more than as George Abbott, but the system showed the wide 1,000 voters, she came out on top by a margin of appeal of Christy Clark more than anything. seven to five over Falcon. Clark won the leadership by a narrow margin — Clark’s victory got an early push from the sup52 per cent versus 48 per cent — over Kevin Falcon, porters of Mike de Jong, almost half of whom picked but a riding-by-riding analysis of the vote shows her her as their second choice. On the final count, she victory was not quite as narrow as that result would got second-choice support from about indicate. one-third of those who backed George The weighted voting system assigned Abbott. every riding 100 points, which meant all In other words, Clark’s support was ridings counted the same no matter how fairly widespread (though not necessarmany party members voted in the riding. ily that deep) and not confined to one The 223 members in Vancouver-Hastings particular area of the province. There had as much clout as the 3,210 members were only a couple of areas (the west in Surrey-Newton. side of Vancouver, the odd pocket in One thing that is quickly apparView From the Interior) where she failed to attract ent from looking at a riding-by-riding The Ledge much support. breakdown is how well Clark did in NDP The breadth of her support may bode territory. Keith Baldrey well for her when she gets around to On the final count, Clark won every calling a general election. Clark’s victory explodes NDP-held riding except two. In many cases, her the myth that, among Liberal voters, she was strong lead over Falcon was substantial enough to give her only in urban or suburban regions. almost twice the points from the riding as went to ••• Falcon. Christy Clark’s main message during her successShe took almost 59 per cent of the points in NDP ful campaign was her desire to bring real change to ridings, compared to Falcon’s 42 per cent. That the BC Liberal government. So how does that transaccounted for almost half of her overall point total. late into changes at the cabinet table? She also beat Falcon in the suburbs of Metro Because she had the support of only one MLA — Vancouver (eight ridings to six on the final count), Harry Bloy — Clark doesn’t really owe many people the Interior and North (12 to eight), Vancouver (eight to three), Surrey (five to three) and Vancouver any favours. But the political reality of keeping her coalition party together means she must keep key Island (12 to two). She even narrowly took more

supporters of rival Kevin Falcon in the fold. So don’t expect cabinet stalwarts such as Falcon, Rich Coleman, Pat Bell, Shirley Bond, Barry Penner or George Abbott to form an exodus from the head table. But I’m not so sure certain others — notably Kevin Krueger and perhaps Iain Black, Murray Coell, Ida Chong, Randy Hawes and even Colin Hansen — should feel totally secure in their posts. To demonstrate real change, Clark is going to have to bring in some new faces. And that means some current ministers have to pay the ultimate price. Her real challenge, however, is dealing with two independent MLAs — Bill Bennett and Blair Lekstrom — who left the Liberal caucus on unhappy terms. Clark has been criticized as being a threat to party unity and of being the kind of leader who could wreck the so-called free enterprise coalition. Bringing Bennett and Lekstrom back into caucus — perhaps not cabinet — would go a long way to show that maintaining party unity is indeed something she is capable of. The night of her leadership win, all the MLAs joined her on the stage in a show of at least public unity. Watching from the floor was Bennett, who seems ready to rejoin his colleagues. But he has to be invited back first — and the new premier might want to think about asking her caucus to do just that. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.


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Re: “Hanging bullies out to dry,” Friday, Feb. 18. For the second year in a row, fourth grader Josh Eisner from Porter Street Elementary has taken charge of having an anti-bullying To The Editor campaign at his school. Thanks to the local papers for covering this story so that he can set an example for other children and so that the readers of these papers can know that there is someone who has the caring and selflessness to take on this project that is so important. His message is clear — no more bullying — and he is my hero. Margaret Downer Port Coquitlam

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bullheadedly going in some directions without consultation,” he said. “When you’re the mayor of a community, the mayor of a city and you don’t think that you’re being heard, you don’t think you’re being approached, then of course the results are very obvious. They didn’t do that just with me. That was their style of late and they suffered the consequences.” Like Trasolini, PoCo Mayor Greg Moore touted the benefits of having a premier who knows the lay of the land from a Tri-Cities perspective. “It’s nice to have someone with local ties in the premier’s office that knows about the Tri-Cities and the issues that we’re facing,” he said in an interview Tuesday. “I think it’s a big advantage for us. She knows the community. We don’t have to describe or educate her on what our issues are, or where certain things are even from a geographic perspective. We can go in there and get working right away.” Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart pointed to “enormous challenges” facing Clark in the area of the province’s changing demographics. “That’s going to be her biggest challenge I think: to deal with the enormous costs of health care,” he said. “As our population ages here in Canada, every government has to face the cost of government service going up, the cost of health care going up. As well, the impending ability of the taxpayer to cover that is going to be limited by the fact that in five years, there will be as many seniors as children in this country.” Having served as MLA for Coquitlam-Maillardville from 2001 to 2005, Stewart worked alongside Clark for all four of his years in provincial government. “I think she’s very capable, primarily very capable of listening. I don’t think she forms opinions enormously quickly, which is an asset in that kind of position,” he said. “At the same time, she’s capable of making the tough decisions, so I certainly wish her well in the position. I think she’s capable of tackling the challenges, but the challenges are enormous.” find us on

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a part-time co-ordinator. Other centennial suggestions include $30,000 for a fireworks or video show, $20,000 for sports tournaments, $7,500 for community block

parties, $7,400 for a garage door mural project and $2,000 for a centennial wall hanging. As well, funds would likely be set aside for advertising ($10,000), souvenirs and promotional items ($20,000) and a part-time centennial year co-ordinator ($35,000).

Council already approved a $200,000 allotment from the 2013 capital plan for general events plus a public art piece in front of City Hall. “If we don’t get the [Cultural Capital] designation, then council can take a look at the list of proposed

events to decide which ones they want to do, and then see if we need to increase the city’s funding or not,” Jain said. “They’ve got the whole list in front of them now. They can choose to do as many or as few of them as they’d like.”

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Church hosts national conference Jennifer McFee jmcfee@thenownews.com The Coquitlam Alliance Church is challenging believers to think and thinkers to believe. This weekend, the church is hosting the 2011 Apologetics Canada Conference featuring a panel of PhD speakers from across Canada and the United States. The word “apologetics” stems from the Greek word “apologia,” which means to give a response or defense to beliefs. The conference aims to equip people with information to help them defend their faith.

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“It’s important to know you don’t have to check your brain at the door when you come in a church,” says Coquitlam Alliance pastor Jon Morrison.

Pastor Jon Morrison said the two-day conference will include guest speakers as well as interactive breakout sessions. “We just want to share with people some of the robust intellectual heritage that is in Christianity … There is an intellectual backbone to Christianity,” Morrison said. “It’s important to know you don’t have to check your brain at the door when you come in a church.” At the conference, Morrison will also launch a book called Questions: You’re Probably Already Asking, which he cowrote with Calvary Baptist Church pastor Chris Price. The book discusses questions asked by local youth and offers answers

from an apologetics perspective. Morrison expects 500 students to attend the event from Metro Vancouver, Alberta and the United States. The conference takes place Friday, March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2601 Spuraway Ave. Advance tickets cost $20 for students, $30 for adults and $45 for couples. At the door, tickets increase to $25 for students, $40 for adults and $50 for couples. For more information, e-mail conference co-ordinator Andy Steiger at andy@ apologeticscanada.com, call 604-7464231 or visit www.apologeticscanadaconference.ca.

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Singer/songwriter Mark Fossen will perform in PoCo Friday, March 4 as part of the Crossroads Hospice Society fundraiser concert series. Known for his versatility behind the mic, Fossen takes to the stage of The Gathering Place at 9 p.m., while the open stage portion of the evening runs from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door, with all proceeds going to Crossroads.

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Depicting imagery from locales including Morocco, the French Riviera and the southern U.S., French-born artist Catherine Tableau will be the focal point of a two-week long exhibit at Coquitlam’s Place des Arts. Entitled Earth’s Dream, Stone’s Dream, Tableau’s exhibit consists of mixed media works and paintings on board, and represents the culmination of her travels from southern France to her current home on Cortes Island. “[My] paintings explore primitive territories through colour and medium, evoke Earth’s raw and mineral beauty from which we come from and will return,” Tableau said in a press release. Set to coincide with the onset of Festival du Bois this weekend, Tableau’s exhibit kicks off with two opening receptions. One is slated for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 and the other is set for noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 5. Place des Arts is located at 1120 Brunette Ave. For more info, see www.placedesarts.ca.

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eborah Solberg has made a habit of making something out of very little. In fact, it’s that attitude that has carried her through two decades as the self-described “chief, cook and bottle washer” behind the Theatrix Youtheatre Society. This June marks the 20th anniversary of the area’s only non-profit youth arts group, which strives to make family finances a non-factor when it comes to having children participate in music, theatre, dance or acting. “I was really interested in establishing Theatrix because I was a single mom at the time and I couldn’t afford to put my kids in anything, so we made it our mandate for kids to be able to come whether they could afford to come or not,” Solberg said. Aside from the nuts and bolts of the performing arts, Theatrix serves as an outlet, or at times a refuge, for kids who are looking beyond what their peer group at school can offer them. “I was a tall, gangly, awkward kid, so Theatrix gave me the ability to have an outlet,” said Graham Myers, a Theatrix alumnus who now co-owns Second Storey Theatre in Port Coquitlam. “I was headed down the wrong path. The direction I was headed in was not a good one. Doing improv and being involved with Theatrix gave me an outlet to find myself and then an outlet to be creative instead of destructive.” Ditto for Port Moody’s Cynthia van Ginkel, whose three kids, Lucas, Sage and Nica, have been involved with Theatrix for three years. “My kids are all really outgoing, so it gives them a good outlet,” she said. “School is not always conducive to being totally outgoing or extroverted, so it’s a good venue for that. They just love it.” Solberg got the Theatrix ball rolling shortly after moving to B.C. from Alberta in the late 1980s. She began getting involved in various Lower Mainland-based arts organizations, and given her previous experience — she was a teacher and the organizer of an arts group in Lethbridge — those in the local arts loop asked the 54-yearold if she’d be interested in doing the same thing in the Tri-Cities.

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Nica, Lucas and Sage Fleming, from left, will play the parts of Mouse, Mad Hatter and Alice, respectively, in Theatrix’s newest production. Up to the task, Solberg began with modest-sized shows and classes at places like Coquitlam’s Victoria Hall and the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody. “I started off thinking this would be small little plays and some classes for kids, and they turned out to be big plays and lots of classes for the kids,” Solberg said. “But the idea has always been to build a community within the community.” Since that time, her students have staged dozens of original and adapted shows, covering off on proverbial classics like Peter Pan and The Nutcracker, or off-the-beaten-path productions like How to Eat Like a

Child or The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Though housed at varying community centres and churches in the Tri-Cities, Theatrix draws students from across Metro Vancouver and Solberg’s clientele ranges in age from three to north of 60. Part of Theatrix’s cachet is the fact that Solberg involves her students in every facet of certain shows, empowering them to make decisions on anything from wardrobes to song selections. “They actually build that show,” Solberg said. “We’ve had kids come back for 10 years because that’s what they want to do — they want to build

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the show and they want to perform in the show. They love it.” One of those made-by-the-kids type of shows is the group’s upcoming performance of Alice in Wonderland, which runs from March 3 to 5 at the Inlet Theatre. “I’ve memorized almost all my lines and almost all of my songs,” said nineyear-old Lucas Fleming, who’ll play the part of the Mad Hatter starting tomorrow. “I have a lot of silly lines that I have to say and I have to do a lot of silly stuff. I’m pretty good at doing silly stuff actually, even when I’m not acting.” Outside of partnering with the kids themselves, Solberg has aligned her efforts with local elementary schools for a program called Lunch Box Theatre. The six-week program, which also serves as a fundraiser for local parent advisory councils, involves Solberg travelling to local schools to help young kids hone their acting skills, on top of helping them get a sense of what it takes to stage a production. But despite Solberg’s success, it’s not like she hasn’t dangled dangerously close to the precipice of going belly up at times. In fact, she’s watched many other groups do just that. “We’re quite amazed that we’re still standing, because we’ve seen a lot of arts groups go down,” she said. “I’m pretty dedicated. Periodically, I go broke. I put myself at financial risk to keep it going.” It’s through the help of volunteers like 23-year-old Coquitlam native Lisa Scott that the Theatrix boat keeps afloat. Having had her interest in the arts sparked by Solberg four years ago, Scott makes a point of balancing her studies at Simon Fraser University with the opportunity to give back to Theatrix whenever she can. “[Solberg] has been incredibly influential on me,” Scott said. “She’s got so much information to give you and she’s a great teacher. She lets you take risks and try new things. She’s just a really great mentor.”

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Catch these shows before they wrap up Two exhibits currently on display at Coquitlam’s Place des Arts wrap up this weekend, while a third continues through March 18. The first features the works of Mong Yen. Originally from Cambodia, Yen and his family fled to Vietnam during the Khmer Rouge uprising in the mid 1970s before again being forced to flee, this time to Thailand. From there the family ended up in Toronto in 1980, before Yen moved to Metro Vancouver in 1992. It’s those experiences, and the places he’s seen in between, that have helped shape his exhibit of watercolour and egg tempera paintings, Quiet Path, which will be shown through Saturday, March 5. Joining Yen for the exhibit will be a pair of Coquitlam residents: photographer Daryl Spencer and watercolour painter Lori Motokado. Entitled The Essential Landscape, Spencer’s exhibit consists of 38 black and white photographic prints combined into one vignette. “The challenge in photography is often one of elimination,” Spencer said in a press release. “The world is big. The world is cluttered. Creating The Essential Landscape is carefully focusing in from the clutter to find the elements of a scene that make it interesting, that evoke emotion, that capture the essence.” Taking her inspiration from the stories and personalities behind her subjects, Motokado’s exhibit, Possessions, explores how we perceive things of value. “Before society’s current cycle of buy, replace and discard, things were built to last, were cherished, handed down and reused,” she said. “This series explores various everyday artifacts to re-examine prevailing values; our worth is not based on what we own, rather it is our experiences and stories that give our possessions true value.” Possessions and Quiet Path run through Saturday, March 5, while The Essential Landscape will be on display until Friday, March 18.

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Matthew Falletta, along with fellow Coquitlam resident Victoria Stainton, will hit the stage at Douglas College in New Westminster this Friday.

Focus on Brecht

Douglas College theatre students will use the works of a noted German poet and playwright to engage audience members in conversations around complex social issues starting Friday, March 4. Featuring Coquitlam residents Matthew Falletta and Victoria Stainton, Brecht’s Kabaret calls on the poems and plays of Bertolt Brecht to examine concepts around freedom and democracy. “A lot of Brecht’s work was about freeing people from tyranny,” Douglas College theatre instructor Allan Lysell said in a press release. “As we look around today at the Irans, the Afghanistans, the Egypts, we see that so many people are still being tyrannized. So the question remains: how do we as a society move out of that to create a more democratic world?” Intended for those 17 or older, Brecht’s Kabaret runs from March 4 to 12 at the Douglas College Studio Theatre at 4140700 Royal Ave. in New Westminster. Tickets range in price between $8 and $15 and can be purchased online at www.tickets.masseytheatre.com.

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LIVE MUSIC: Fiddlers Jesse Kazemir and Jessica Arthur entertain during a recent Lunar New Year celebration at Riverside Secondary, which stretched over a week and featured everything from Irish dancers to Persian and Indian displays.

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he PaceMaker Movement Society is hostSwap meet at Central ing a formal dinner event for Centennial Central Community School is hosting a Secondary students to network with local swap meet on Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. business owners and professionals. At the same to 1 p.m. time, the teens will gain experience with forTables can be booked for $25. Admission is mal dinner etiquette. free with a donation to the food The March 10 event includes bank. live entertainment, socializing and For more information, contact speeches by participating business Natasha at 604-941-6445 or cenprofessionals. Topics include comtralschoolfundraising@gmail.com. munity contributions and personal financial awareness. Youth help seniors Proceeds from the event will A seniors’ beauty salon is about help to fund educational and culClass Act to get a makeover by Tri-Cities tural events for S.O.S. Children’s youth. Village. Jennifer McFee Foyer Maillard Senior Care As well, P.A.W.S. will receive a Centre is the focus of a community portion of the proceeds to help aniproject organized through A Chance to Choose, mals from animal shelters. a federally funded program for people aged For more information, contact Jay Chen at 778-231-9170 or jaychen777@hotmail.com.  CONTINUED ON PAGE 14, see BELLE MAILLARD.

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15 to 30 who face barriers to employment. The program participants would like to update the seniors’ centre beauty salon through an initiative dubbed Belle Maillard. They hope the project will lift the spirit of residents at Foyer Maillard — home to more than 90 seniors with an average age of 87. To help pay for the project, participants of A Chance to Choose hosted a fundraising dinner last week at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Coquitlam. More than 70 people attended the event, which raised nearly $1,800. Donations for the project will continue to be accepted until March 15. All funds raised will be donated to Foyer Maillard to beautify the beauty salon. For more information or to make a donation, call A Chance to Choose at 604-9315889.

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RUMOURS: Clare-Anne Queenan, left, Jason Navarra, Lorenzo Bisceglia, Jenna Testani and Stephane Dufault, members of the Carney Star Players, are on stage in the Neil Simon comedy Rumours. The story starts with several affluent couples gathered in a posh home for the host’s 10th anniversary dinner party. When the guests arrive, they discover there are no servants, the hostess is missing and the host has shot himself through the earlobe. Comedic situations arise when they decide to conceal the evening’s events, first from each other and later from the local police. The show runs Thursday, March 3 to Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Terry Fox Theatre in Port Coquitlam. Reserved seats cost $12 each. For information, e-mail tickets@acrss.org.

New program at Douglas A new program at Douglas College will train mental health care professionals to help individuals with mental illnesses take charge of their lives and reintegrate into their communities. The post-degree diploma program in psychosocial rehabilitation — the first of its kind in Western Canada — will help satisfy a long-standing need in the mental health care field, says co-ordinator John Higenbottam. Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) is a support program for individuals with mental disorders that focuses on helping them function in their communities and reintegrate into mainstream society. The PSR model eschews drug treatment and institutionalization in favour of what is called “recovery orientation.” “Services are community-based, and clients take an active role in their own recovery,” says Higenbottam. “It’s now recognized that meeting these needs is key in improving commun-

ity living for those with mental illness.” A main focus of PSR is education; clients are taught how to best manage their mental illness and decide how they want to be treated. Similar programs are offered in Ontario, but the program at Douglas has one particular advantage, says Higenbottam. As part of the program, students will prepare to write the certified psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners (CPRP) exam, which is recognized throughout Canada and the U.S. The one-year, part-time program is geared towards working professionals, with classes in the evenings and on weekends. Experience in the field is not required — anyone with a bachelor’s degree can apply, as long as the psychology prerequisites are met. Applications are being accepted for the September 2011 start date. For more information, see douglascollege.ca/psr.

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Richard Rainey Chamber Chair

After having spent the first part of my career with large downtown Vancouver law firms, I made the decision some six years ago to relocate my practice to the Tri-Cities, where I’ve lived for many years. At the time, many of my “downtown” friends and colleagues were mystified by my decision. They wondered (aloud, in many cases) whether I’d finally lost my marbles. “Are there clients out there?” they asked. “Aren’t there only criminal lawyers in

the suburbs?” I think I heard it all. And at the beginning, I must confess, I dreaded my frequent trips back into Vancouver, where I’d be teased mercilessly by the Yaletown cabal. I look forward to those trips into Vancouver now. I tell my friends, truthfully, that the drive from my house to my office is shorter than was the walk from my parkade to my office in Vancouver. I tell them that my clients appreciate that they don’t have to pay to park at my office (unless they do it very badly in which case they pay to get towed by one of my other clients, the towing company). I tell them that I get to go home for lunch, and when I don’t, I have my choice among our fantastic Tri-Cities restaurants. Chair’s Report Continued on Page 4

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT Michael Hind Executive Director

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Have you always wanted to be the one in your neighbourhood with the yard that everyone else envies? Chamber member Steve LaFond, President of ATC Landscape, has some great tips!

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It is best to fertilize with a “slow release” product so nutrients are released as your lawn needs them, rather than all at once. Plus, as nutrients are released, the root system of your grass will fill in bare areas, making it harder for weeds to germinate.

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Mowing too often or at the wrong times can damage the condition and vigour of the lawn. Mowing on a regular basis stimulates development of a nice, dense lawn with a strong growth rate. Your lawn should be cut about once a week.

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This will determine exactly what is going on with the soil under your lawn and in your garden beds. If your lawn is not healthy and has an abundance of weeds, your soil testing will likely show that your ph level is not at a high enough standard. Soil testing in your garden beds will tell you which plants will work best.

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If “too short” your lawn will not be able to take up water and nutrients through the roots which can result in poor growth. Plus, open turf is much more susceptible to weeds and moss. If grass is kept “too long”, the lawn looks neglected. An ideal cut lawn would be 2 inches in height.

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By aerating your lawn, oxygen gets to the roots and soil enabling it to breathe. Fertilizers get better access to the roots plus water is more easily absorbed. Aerating also loosens your soil, making it easier for the roots to grow.

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You could consume your life with complaining. Looking at the cup half full, you notice that it’s also dirty and chipped. You could even complain about the taste of the water in that lousy half-filled cup. You could fill your conscious thoughts with a running commentary on all that’s wrong with everyone else and everything you see. Then you can pick up the paper or watch the news Health Wise and see what’s wrong with the rest of the world. Dr. Davidicus Wong But where will that leave you? Anxious, angry or sad, and blind to the good things in life — the friendly, familiar smile in the crowd, a call from your best friend, the giggles of a child, green lights and smooth sections along the bumpy road of life. I start each day with a prayer of thanks, and with an attitude of gratitude I look for the good throughout the day. I seek the

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At our Chinese New Year’s dinner, my kids shared a box of brightly wrapped candies. Each was labelled with Chinese writing none of us could read. They were repeatedly surprised by their flavours. My son said that his candy didn’t taste at all like the fruit on the wrapper. When my daughter first bit into a yellow square, she said it first tasted kind of lemony, but ultimately she admitted that Sponge Bob tastes bad. For our Boxing Day party, my aunt accidentally baked her cake with salt instead of sugar, but no one was more surprised

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When life is sailing smoothly, we can take it for granted and expect nothing to change, but when the wind changes and storms ensue, we’re blown away. When we work hard and expect what we deserve but don’t get it, we feel miserable. When we get sick, have accidents and run into a trend of bad luck, we protest the unfairness of it all. People expect life to be fair and when it’s not, they feel let down. People hope life will be perfect when they get what they want, but it rarely is and they grumble more.  CONTINUED ON PAGE 27, see ‘GIVE MORE THAN YOU GET.’

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Events Place Maillardville continues its Baby’s First Year series with a workshop on dental health with Fraser Health’s Linda Moon. Sessions run from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at 1200 Cartier Ave. Info: 604-9336146.

Douglas College holds its 21st annual Career Exploration Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the David Lam Campus, 1250 Pinetree Way. SATURDAY, Visitors can enter events@thenownews.com MARCH 5 into a grand prize draw for one Société three-credit course francophone de at the college. Info: www. Maillardville kicks off Festival douglascollege.bc.ca. du Bois, the annual celebraWalton Elementary holds tion of francophone culture its second zumba fundraising at Mackin Park in Coquitlam. event from 7 to 8 p.m. at 2960 The two-day festival features Walton Ave. Tickets are $10 in Quebecois, Acadian, Celtic advance or $15 at the door, if and world music, in addition available. Last round sold out to activities for all ages. For a quickly, so participants are full schedule, visit www.festivencouraged to sign up early. aldubois.ca. Info: waltonpac@shaw.ca. Little Neighbours Hyde Creek Watershed Preschool holds its open Society meets at 7:15 p.m. house from 10 a.m. to 1 at the Hyde Creek Education p.m. at 155 Finnigan St. in Centre and Hatchery, 3636 Coquitlam. Information: 604Coast Meridian Rd. All are 521-5158 or www.littleneighwelcome. Info: 604-461-3474 bours.com. or www.hydecreek.org. Kick for a Cure holds a fundraising hotdog barbeTHURSDAY, cue at Beyond the Grape MARCH 3 On-Premise Winemaking, Place des Arts holds a 3030 St. Johns St., Port special Festival du Bois openMoody. Proceeds will support ing reception at 7 p.m. at pediatric cancer research. 1120 Brunette Ave. Catherine Information: 604-461-8891. Tableau’s Earth’s Dream, Coquitlam Public Library Stone Dream will open. Info: holds a Living Library prowww.placedesarts.ca. gram with Nasima Nastoh, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce holds a networking breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the PoCo Inn and Suites Hotel, 1545 Lougheed Hwy. Registration is required. Info: www.tricitieschamber. com or 604-464-2716.

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Catholic Women’s League from Our Lady of Assumption Parish hosts a World Day of Prayer service at 2 p.m. at the church, 3141 Shaughnessy St. in Port Coquitlam. Refreshments will be served after. Information: Shirley at 604-942-4731. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church also marks World Day of Prayer at 1:30 p.m. at 1504 Sprice Ave. Prayers will be offered to people of Chile. Terry Fox Library holds a multicultural storytime from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in Port Coquitlam. Drop-in program is free. Info: 604-927-7999.

the mother of Hamed who killed himself because of bullying in school. She is available for discussions from 1 to 3 p.m. at the City Centre Branch, 3001 Burlington Dr., Coquitlam. St. Joseph’s Parish hosts a Mardi Gras dinner and dance at 7 p.m. at Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary, 1335 Dominion Ave., Port Coquitlam. Doors open at 6 p.m. Evening will feature Korean drummers and Hawaiian dancers. Tickets are $35 for adults, $20 for youth and $5 for children nine and under. Information: office@ stjpm.com or 604-461-1369.

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Surrey uses muscle to stop Express

Charlie Sheen’s acting career has all the makings of a train wreck. The Coquitlam Express, at least, are maintaining their dignity in what appears to be a flameout to their first season back on Poirier Street. The B.C. Hockey League club faced elimination in Game 4 last night (past The NOW’s deadline), on the heels of Monday’s decisive 7-1 slapdown by the Surrey Eagles. Playing a gregarious if not borderline dirty game, the Eagles proceeded to bounce and bash Coquitlam around Monday, breaking open a 1-1 game with six straight goals. The series began with Surrey winning the first two games by margins of 4-2 and 4-1. That two of them were shorthanded, and that the Express were a mute 0-9 on the powerplay, likely enhanced Surrey’s decision to play it rough. If there’s a fear factor, it’s completely one way. “I wouldn’t be scared either. I’d take cheap shots at us, spears and crosschecks and play playoff aggressive hockey like they are, and they are doing a great job of that,” Coquitlam coach Jon Calvano said. Alex Petan scored the lone Express goal, while Robert Lindores had two for Surrey. The series continued last night. Game 5 would be played tomorrow, if necessary, and if Coquitlam pushes it to Game 6, the series would return to Poirier for Friday, 7 p.m.

Panthers fight back

Like a cornered cat, the Port Moody Black Panthers have only begun to scratch. The junior B hockey club staved off elimination Monday with a 3-0 win over the Ridge Meadows Flames, putting their series at 3-2. They aim to equalize the series tonight in Maple Ridge. Ryan Panichelli’s goal 37 seconds into the middle period proved to be the difference. Julian Klaric and James Benz also tallied. Goalie Nicholas Taylor made 28 saves to pick up the shutout. If the Panthers win tonight, a seventh game will be played in Port Moody on Friday.

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Valley bronze a springboard for Rapids Dan Olson sports@thenownews.com Like Anne Hathaway’s Oscar night quick clothing change regimen, the Riverside Rapids have had to make swift adjustments and shift gears repeatedly during the AAA senior girls Fraser Valley championship tournament. The Rapids overcame illness and a bout of cold hands to fight off the deliberate attempts of their rivals and emerge third overall with a 61-34 victory over the Maple Ridge Ramblers on Saturday. Shaking off the remnants of a chilly shooting performance in their 77-61 semifinal setback to Brookswood a day earlier, Riverside rolled up its sleeves and went straight to work against the Ramblers. Beginning with a sense of hunger, the PoCo crew staked out an early lead and held course the rest of the game — leading 39-11 at the half and holding Maple Ridge under 20 points for three quarters. Having fallen to the Ramblers in league play, the squad was well aware of what they needed to do to stay on the right side of the scoring ledger. “We’ve played them before and lost to them and since then, we wanted to make sure that didn’t happen again,” remarked Grade 11 point guard Michelle Spacek. “We came out hard and hit our shots, which is what we need to do all the time.” The coach concurred. “I think the kids wanted to finish the tournament on a strong note, and that’s what they did,” Rapids head coach Paul Langford said. Megan Sherwood led the way with 16 points, while Laiken Cerenzie chipped in 15. Getting the Valley No. 3 seed provides them a little easier opening round draw — although no team can be taken lightly. Langford rates Claremont and South Kamloops as probably the expected favourites at this year’s B.C.s, which begin March 9 at Capilano University. “We need to get on a roll earlier and defend a lot better [and] just be more consistent in our own play.” It was a lesson well-served by Brookswood in the semifinal. Although they kept pace with the Langley team for much of the game, a rash of poor shooting hampered Riverside’s rally attempts. They found success on only 17 of 89 shots. “That’s not going to beat anyone,” Langford noted. “When we struggle is when we’re not shooting. When we shoot 22 per cent, it’s really hard to win,” Spacek added. The lack of shooting success also highlighted the Rapids’ size disadvantage — with Brookswood holding a healthy edge in the rebound battles. “When we’re missing the hoop our small size becomes a bigger problem,” the coach said. The Terry Fox Ravens, meanwhile, were hoping to join their PoCo rivals at the B.C.s, but needed to defeat Kitsilano yesterday (past The NOW’s deadline) in a wildcard contest. The Ravens eliminated Centennial with a 76-66 victory last week, but were blasted 73-33 by Elgin Park to put their season in trouble. In true Fox fashion, the team rallied to clip Yale 5644 to capture the final wildcard spot. Earning positions on the Valley all-star team were Cerenzie and Spacek from Riverside and Fox’s Katie Devaney. • The Terry Fox Ravens need one win to guarantee their seat at the B.C. AAA Senior Boys Basketball championships, March 15-19 in Langley. The Gleneagle Talons, meanwhile, were staring at a one-shot chance of staying afloat.

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HOW HIGH THE MOON: Riverside Rapids’ Laiken Cerenzie, left, gets set to put up a shot against Heritage Park defender Mackenzie Fowler during opening round action at the Fraser Valleys last week. Riverside finished third overall to advance to next week’s B.C.s. Both teams played yesterday (past The NOW’s deadline), with Fox battling Yale and Gleneagle taking on MEI. In the another key game, the Heritage Woods Kodiaks played Tamanawis of Surrey with the winner locking up a Fraser Valley top-eight spot. Understandably, the Talons’ coach Tony Scott was showing his anxious hopes on his sleeve Tuesday. “We’ve experienced everything this year, from being booted by 40 points and losing tight one-point games, to winning games by one point that nobody expected

us to win,” said Scott. “To keep this going we have to bring a complete team effort.” Gleneagle’s 72-51 loss to W.J. Mouat on Monday created their must-win situation. The Ravens, meanwhile, knocked off Abbotsford Collegiate 75-40, led by Scott Hind’s 21 points. Heritage Woods protected their chance to a B.C. berth by topping Fleetwood Park 75-61. Centennial, Dr. Charles Best and Port Moody were eliminated in the single-knockout opening round.


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GETTING A GRIP: Port Moody’s Jennifer Sakelariou, top, puts a hold on Maple Ridge’s Candice Owen during last week’s B.C. Wrestling championships’ opening round match in senior girls 57 kilograms. Due to an injury, Sakelariou had to withdraw from the competition

Moody grappler wins second BC gold

For the second year in a row, Port Moody’s Arash Farhadian pinned a gold medal at the provincial high school wrestling championships. The Grade 11 grappler moved up a weight class and repeated last year’s feat to record the only contested gold medal for District 43 wrestlers. Farhadian bested MEI’s Dave Sharma in the final to take the 41-kilogram title. Last year, he won the 38kg crown. “Arash won fairly convincingly. The first round was close, both wrestlers were very cautious and it came down to a clinch,” Port Moody coach Selwyn Tam said. “The second round was dominated by Arash. The only offensive attacks came from Arash while Dave Sharma sat back and tried to counter.” It was the first meeting of the year for the two, who fought each other a number of

times a year ago. “They’ve wrestled many times before… Last year Arash went 3-1 against him, and Sharma is a three-time medallist now.” Because there were few wrestlers in 41 kg division, Farhadian spent most of the year battling rivals in higher weight classes. In the end it paid off, Tam said. “This has made him become smarter. Last year he could attack and not worry about getting countered,” the coach noted. “This year he had to be more strategic because the opponents were bigger and stronger.” Terry Fox’s Michelyn Bell was named the 90-plus kg girls champion, having no one to wrestle. Collecting a silver in girls 51 kg was Pinetree’s Karly Adair. Not seeded among the top four entering the B.C.s, the

Grade 11 Adair climbed past her rivals and scored a late decision in the semifinal to advance to the gold medal match. There, she faced heavily favoured Carolyn Failanga of St. Pat’s. “She was very pleased with her performance as she has had to fight through several significant injuries this year,” father and coach Bill Adair said. “If I had to say what her strength is, it would probably be that she is truly tough. She has dealt with her injuries and has been able to focus on the task at hand.” Capturing bronze in their respective divisions were Gleneagle’s Farid Alizadeh, in boys 45 kg, and Terry Fox’s Alana White, in girls 90 kg. Here are more results: BOYS, 41kg — 1st Arash Farhadian, PMdy; 5th Nathan

Free field lax clinic for girls

High school girls are invited to pick up sticks and join in the fun at the LaxJam West 2011 free introductory clinic in field lacrosse on March 9. The event will give girls in grades 9-12 an opportunity to try out this fun and rewarding sport. Players are asked to wear proper athletic attire, running shoes and a mouth guard. The event, put on by the Vancouver Women’s Field Lacrosse Team, runs 4-7 p.m. at Dr. Charles Best Secondary. For more info, contact vancouver.womens.field. lacrosse@gmail.com.

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Ferguson, Cent. 45kg — 3rd Farid Alizadeh, Glen; 4th Liam James, Best. 63kg — 5th Sasa Haghighat-Joo, Glen. 70kg — 5th Hansol Kang, Glen. 78kg — 6th Adam Hartle, TFox. 84kg — 6th Dylan Nash, TFox. 90kg — 6th Jared Soll, TFox. GIRLS, 51kg — 2nd Karly Adair, Pin; 54kg — 5th Niki Boucher, Pin. 64kg — 4th Rachael Allen, Best; 5th Jessica Hartle, PMdy. 90kg — 3rd Alana White, TFox. 90+kg — Michelyn Bell, TFox.

His heater has hit 89 miles per hour, causing a lot of swing-and-misses at the plate. Having worked hard to harness his pitching arsenal, Coquitlam’s Matt Trimble is starting to turn heads as well as freeze bats. Trimble is in Florida this week with the Canadian Junior National baseball team, partaking in a spring training exhibition that will give Canada’s best 18-and-under players some sunny exposure against pro competition. For the six-foot-two lefthander, getting invited to the camp was a bit of a surprise. “I’ve always worked towards it, being part of the national program,” Trimble said. “I was at the Canada Cup last August when [national team coach Greg] Hamilton was making his list for the fall team, and I wasn’t asked. “I was [disappointed] but I just kept at it, so when I was called I was surprised.” He got the call in early January just when his high school basketball team, the Terry Fox Ravens, was playing in the Legal Beagle tournament. Trimble then kicked his pre-season training up a notch. “It’s going to be pretty exciting, and right after the call I started throwing.” Canada began its schedule in St. Petersburgh, Fla., on Saturday, with Trimble throwing two innings against a squad from the professional development league on Sunday. He is also slated to toss the first two innings today in an intersquad game, before he wraps up

Saturday with two innings against the Netherlands. He is one of three southpaws picked for the trip. He enters his final season with the Coquitlam Reds of the B.C. Premier Baseball League eager to hone his skills, help the Reds win, and reduce his walks. Last year the Reds’ workhorse tossed 71 innings, fanning 86 batters. He posted the league’s third-best earned run average, 1.08, and issued 50 free passes. That last number is where he’s putting his focus on. “I’ve worked hard to cut down the walks, that was my big issue. The big thing was just picking up my target right away and not getting distracted and looking around.” While his fastball has hit 89, it usually sits around 84-85 miles per hour, and he also brings a changeup and curveball to the mound. His recent addition, which is still a workin-progress, is a slider. “I’ve had a little trouble with it, it’s a difficult pitch. I tend to slow my arm down but I’m improving.” Next fall he’ll take his arsenal to UBC where he’ll join the T-birds program, one that sent current Kansas City Royals starter Jeff Francis to the majors. But first comes the Ravens’ basketball season, and then the Reds. There’s always a number to improve on, a new goal to reach, he noted. “I want to have a zero ERA, I think I can reach that,” said Trimble, who finished 8-2 last year. “I have to work on it. I also want to help the Reds win provincials — it’s been a few years since we’ve had playoff success.”

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6007

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

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6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-04

Burnaby

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6008-30

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6050

Out Of Town Property

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6020-01

6020-01

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6020-34

Surrey

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6065

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RENTALS

6505

Apartments & Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

CALYPSO COURT BBY, N. 2 BR, large top flr corner, balc. Quiet bldg. $950/mo incl heat, h/w. Ns/np. 778-834-5552

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

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789 BBY SOUTHPOINT/EDMONDS newer 2 BR + 2 decks (1 lg deck on rooftop + 1 off br), 1st class condo. $1600. 778-896-2707

6508

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6508

Apt/Condos

GROSVENOR HOUSE 1 BR Apt, incls ht & h/w. By Moody Park. 720 - 7th Ave, New West. N/P, N/S. 604-517-1077 N. WEST 1 BR, $750. Highrise. View, prkg, 3 appls. NS/NP. Now. Refs. Nr skytrn. 604-318-6782

COQ. 3 BR $1,000, 2 BR $900, 1 BR $750, Now/Mar 1, heat, prkg. 778-990-7079 or 604-521-8249

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

604 420-5636

BBY. 2 BR. Priv w/d. Nr Skytrain, SFU & Lougheed Mall. Ns/np. $890+util. Av now. 778-895-0675 BBY METROTOWN 2 BR, 2 bth, nr skytrain, 6 appls, w/d, Apr 1, Pets ok, $1500. 604-715-9400

COQ, 325 Casey. X-Lrg 1 BR, w/cbl, avail now. Pets & Child ok. Frm: $775. Quiet. 604-339-2316

Heat, hot water, parking. Available now. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.

1 BR $750, 3 BR $1100. No pets.

Whitgift Gardens,

604 939-0944

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EL PRESIDENTE

COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 BR, $750 & Bach $620. Av now. Incl h/w, Bldg W/D. 778-865-6696

220 - 7th St, New West 1 BR apts from $720/mo. 2 BR, $850/mo. Includes heat & hot water, Big balconies. By shops, banks, Skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604-519-1382 Managed by Colliers International

COQ • Austin Heights Clean Apts to rent. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755 M. RIDGE dwntwn Urbano Complex, 2 br, 2 ba, inste w/d, f/p, 2 ug prkg, nr amen, deck, n/s, n/p, Mar 15. $1100+ utils. Refs. 512-8725

GARDEN VILLA

1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

Large bright 1 BRS from $765. Newly reno’d Incl heat, hot water & dw. 1016 Howie Ave. nr Austin Raymar Realty. 778-828-6345

320-9th St, New West

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

CALL 604 715-7764 Coquitlam

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

1178 Heffley Crescent

As new 1 & den, west facing condo, 5 appls, exercise fac. Lease & exc ref a must. $1050.

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

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.

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

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

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

BONSOR APTS

KING ALBERT COURT

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.

415 Westview St, Coq

1300 King Albert, Coq

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

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

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

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

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.

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

6540

Houses - Rent

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6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

New Westminster

65 FIRST STREET

2 BR, 3 appliances, N/S, pet possible. Mar 1, $1100. Lease and excellent refs a must.

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NEW WEST, 1 BR Penthouse, VIEW, priv deck, newly reno’d. $980 incls heat/hot water, deluxe cable. NS/NP • 604-521-4180 NEW WEST 310 - 8 St. Close to skytrain & bus. Lrg 1BR, w/lrg patio. $795 incls heat & storage locker. Cat OK with pet dep. Refs req’d. Call Res Mgr 604-395-5303

NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, Call 604 299-8288 NEW WEST. RENO’d 1 BR & 2 BR. New Kitchen/Bathroom, Carpet, Appliances. From $765-$1085. 604-724-8353

NEW WEST

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

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

VILLA MARGARETA

JUNIPER COURT

ARBOUR GREENE

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

NEW WEST Cozy 1 BR Penthouse, nr all amens, n/s, n/p, $650. Avail Now. 604-783-6003

AMBER (W)

401 Westview St, Coq

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

CALL 604 715-7764

Call 604-518-5040 AMBER ROCHESTOR

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

NEW WEST 508 - 8 St. Close to Westminster Mall & transit. BACH ste w/balcony, $655 incls heat & storage locker. Lrg 1 BR with balcony $795. Cat ok w/pet dep. Refs req. Res Mgr 604-521-1862

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

BBY, N. Lougheed Mall. 1 BR, 7th floor. U/grd parking, indoor pool, sauna & gym. $985/mo. Avail Mar 1st or Apr 1st. N/s. 604-469-0269

2 BR, $925 February special $525

Apt/Condos

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Apt/Condos

1117 Ridgeway Ave. large 1 Brs @ $780, incl heat hot water, cat ok, ns, avail now, Raymar Realty. 604-782-5941

6508

NEW WEST, Sapperton heritage bldg. Bright 2 BR, top flr. Laundry fac. Nr Skytrain & RCH. $895/mo + utils. Immed. 604-828-5309

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY N, 4 BR , great hse, gd loc, lrg corner lot, nr schools/transit/ SFU, h/w heating, N/S. $2200. Avail Mar 1, Denis 604-838-4661

COQ New Horizon, newly reno’d 3BR, 2 lvls, all new appls, 1900 sf, nr Pinetree Sec, ns/np, Mar 1, $1800/mo, 604 760-6372 M RIDGE Kanaka Creek newer 5 BR home, 2 car garage, 5 appls, nr amen/schl. N/S. Mar 1. $2000. 604-838-4661, 604-817-3330 N. WEST Wilson, 2 BR Rancher, all appls, garage. Nr RCH. $1450 + utls. NS/NP. 604-377-9134

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6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-10

North Burnaby

RENO’D 2 BR apt to share, modern, clean, pool, gym, sauna, all utils incls, all bedding & accessories incls, n/s, n/p, suits working professinal. $600. 604-862-0474. empress_master@hotmail.com

6595-15

South Burnaby

BBY EDMONDS/S/TRAIN area master BR, own bath, 60+ female, n/s. $400 incls cable, utils, w/d, pkng. Av Now. 604-544-2600 BBY S. wrkg or student fem, N/s, priv BR in hse, priv ent, own bth, fridge, micro, alarm, 1 blk transit, $480/mo, Mar 1. 604-526-6639

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

Suites/Partial Houses

Townhouses Rent

PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851

BBY METROTOWN, Quiet 2 BR bsmt, w/d, $750 + 2/3 utils, n/p, n/s, Avail Mar 15. 604-430-8144

POCO 2 BR T/H $765, $785 & $830/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034

BBY, N. 1 BR 900sf ste avail now. $850 incls utls. Nr transit, SFU, BCIT. NS/NP. Ref. 604-294-6951

RIVERS INLET

BBY, N. 1 BR bsmt ste avail Mar 1. Nr transit, mall, grocery. Suits 1. Furn’d or Unfurn’d. NS/NP. $725 incls utls, cbl. 604-299-1852 BBY N. BCIT Newer 2 BR, grnd flr, $775 incls utls. N/S, N/P. Avail now. Very cln. 604-293-2295 BBY S. Lrg 1 BR gr lev, priv entry, inste W/D, quiet, $850 incls utls. NS/NP. Suits adult couple. Refs. Burnfield Cres. 604-526-7335 BURNABY N. 2 BR grnd level ste, near SFU, N/s, N/p, avail now. Call 604-253-0168 COQ 1 BR g/lvl, nr Miller Park, $750 inc util, suits sngle, w/d, Mar 1. no dogs. Ref. 604-936-2206 COQ. 2 BR, 900 sq ft, grnd lev, priv ent & w/d, N/p, N/s, cls to bus route & Hwy, $925/mo incls hydro & heat. Call 604-529-1880

Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. • 1 & 2 BR Apts also avail.

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

COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $995 incl util. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Immed. 778-688-2594 COQ CTR 2 BR Ste, priv entry, cbl, wireless, d/w, shr w/d, n/s, n/p, $850 + 50% hydro, available immediately call 778-867-9135 COQ, Huge 2 BR g/l ste, new paint & open kit, lam flrs, back yd, $1000 + 1/3 utils, 778-896-6114 COQ, Lough Mall. 2 BR, g/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. F/ba. Ns/Np. $985/mo incls utils. Immed. 604-931-3677 COQ LRG bright bachlorette, sep entry, W/D, f/bath. Lrg storage, cov’d deck. Quiet, N/S. Cat OK. $625 incls utls. 604-475-0184

COQ, Westwood Plateau. Beautiful 2 BR & den g/lvl. Hot tub, 7 appl. 1400 sf. Ns/np. $1,475 + util. 1 year lease. Now. 604-945-9594

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Sun-Thur 10-Midnight Fri/Sat 10am-1pm

Angel Massage 604-294-8038

402-3701 Hastings St., Burnaby 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+)

MAPLE RIDGE 1 BR bsmt ste, sep entry, newer home, 1100 sq ft, own w/d, d/w, $875 incl utils, pet neg, ns, Mar 1. 604-512-5921 N. WEST, Queensborough, 3 BR, main flr, 1 bath, $1100/mo + utils, available immed, own parking. 604-722-5550 or 604-671-8389

New Westminster

NEW WEST McBride, Clean quiet 2 BR Upper, W/D, prkg. NS/Sm pet ok. $1000/mo. 604-544-5852

6595-40

6605

BBY HTS Bach, priv ent, own w/d, n/p, Mar 1, st prkg, nr transit, $750 incls all utils. 604-765-2869

POCO, Own BR, $425 incls utils, W/D, share home. NS/NP. Avail Now. Nr Coq Ctr. 604-475-0262

NEW WEST. Furn’d, Room $440 incls sh’d kitch & bath & utils. 604-767-3863 or 778-837-4596

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY BRENTWOOD 2 BR mn flr, bright & clean, w/d, $900 + 1/3 utils, ns/np, Now. 778-223-2454

POCO 3 BR mn flr, kitchen, dining & liv rm, small fam rm, all appls. $1450, Immed. 604-329-9600 POCO, Lincoln Prk 3 BR, 2 bath, split lev hse, w/in-law-ste, appls, $1900, all newly reno’d & hrdwd flrs, carport, yard. 778-288-8168

6602

BBY, Deer Lake. 3 BR, upper. $1250 + 1⁄3 util. 1 BR + den, g/l, $680 incl hydro. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. Quiet, greenbelt area. Big yard. March 15 or Apr 1. 604-836-2710

POCO NEW Upper lrg 2 BR. $1150 incls utils, W/D, W/D, rad heat, f/bath, alarm. NS/NP. 604-468-2940 or 604-970-7672

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse , quiet family complex, no pets. $920. Call 604-942-2277. M. RIDGE. 3 BR + den, 2.5 bath, 5 appl, 2 prkg. 1455 sf. $1425/mo. Nr WCE. Immed. 604-941-5594

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8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8055

Cleaning

★★★★A GIFT OF TIME ★★★★ European cleaning at it’s best.Lic/ Ins. Free Window Cleaning, Call 778-840-2421 GREEN HOUSE CLEANING Earth Friendly. Avail •Weekly •Bi-Weekly •Monthly, •One-time •Move-out. Call ★ 604-817-4441

8060

Concrete

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408

8073

Drainage

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

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

604-916-7729 JEFF

ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493.

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

Excavating

ABSOLUTE BOBCAT & EXCAVATION LTD.

• All Bobcat & Mini-X Services • Small Hauls Available • SNOW REMOVAL • Fast Reliable Service

Call Ryan: 604-329-7792

8105

• Drainage • Retaining Walls • Fences • Hydroseeding Call: 604-808-9017 www.ariesbobcat.com ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083 ★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

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310-JIMS (5467)

Flooring/ Refinishing

DT LAMINATE FLOORING Affordable Prices and Quality Work. Call 604-454-8963

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Free Est. 604-779-6978 email:

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A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302 ADAM’S YARD CARE Hedge trimming, pruning trees, yard clean up, etc Adam 778-899-4162

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

Glass Mirrors

ECLIPSE GLASS

www.eclipseglass.ca

Frameless Shower Mirrors Handrails Free Estimates

604-710-2779

P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878 SAM’S Gardening SERVICE Lawn & Garden Care, Hedge Trims, Clean-up. 604-603-2341

Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yard clean-up. Free Est, reasonable rates. 604-710-9670

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

45

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES

Gutters

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

8130

Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

PAINTING • Pressure Washing • Residential/Commercial • Over 25 years experience

Handyperson

PROFESSIONAL HANDYMAN For Homes or Businesses. Call Dave at 778-386-3844

8240

JL

Renovations/Repairs/Building • Bathrooms • Suites • Plumbing • Electrical

• Free Estimates • Seniors Disc. • High Quality, Low Cost • WCB

“Family Owned & Operated in the Tri-Cities”

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

8220

Plumbing

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 38/HR! Clogged drains, drips, garbs, sinks, reno’s, toilets, installs, Lic/Ins. 778-888-9184

PLUMBERS

LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-469-8405

8225

Power Washing

DandaWash Pressure Cleaning Driveways & Walkways starting at $55 & Patios $60. 604-773-7752

www.affordablemoversbc.com

8250

MONTY J’S MOVING Ask us about our

Call 604-710-5253

working.com Find your next job.

Over 15 yrs experience All types of Roofing Reasonable Rates WCB Insured

604-716-8528

A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437 CHOICE Roofing 604-807-7312 Specializing in Repairs & Re-Roofing. Quality assured.

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

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

604-728-3009

www.jkbconstruction.com

JENCO

CONSTRUCTION

Small Jobs Are Welcome! We do Kitchens & Baths Winter special: 15% off Custom Cabinets www.jenco-online.info

604-562-5934

Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

604-728-3009 jkbconstruction.com

8255

Rubbish Removal

Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020 DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com WILL HAUL out garages and bsmts, for little or no $ if saleable items are included. 604-936-8583

8315

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. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 15 out of 17 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Receive a $500 Gift Card. www.coastlineautocredit.com or 1-888-252-8235.

9130

GAIN ENTRY Level Skills in ATV, Snowmobile, Watercraft Technology. GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. Learn to repair small engines, recreational vehicles. Apprenticeship opportunity. On-campus residences. 1-888-999-7882 www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.

9145

Scrap Car Removal

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

THE SCRAPPER

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!

Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.

604 628 9044

9160

604-761-7175

E

Sports & Imports

2002 MAZDA Prote´ge´, 154K, 4dr, auto, A/C, AM/FM/CD, Only $3,900. 604-351-8448

9173

$ BEST RATES $ Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

Scrap Car Removal

FREE SCRAP car & truck removal. Top $$ paid for all. No wheels - no problem. 604-761-7175

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

Tree Services

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

9145

Vans

2008 HONDA Odyssey EX, 7 pass, loaded, 25K, $21,900 firm D9921 toll free 1-877-855-6522

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

ABC TREE MEN. Dangerous tree removal, pruning, stump grinding. 604-521-7594, 604-817-8899 Save Your Dollars Bath * Kitchen * Suites & More RENORITE.COM 604-781-7695 RENOVATIONS, COMMERCIAL & residential, lam/wood flooring/ tiling, finishing carpentry, dywall, counter tops. Qual work, ins, fast, reliable. Free est. 778-893-7277

8250

Roofing

SPRING SPECIAL

Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Feb. 28 A+

Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004

JJ Roofing • Repairs • Reroof • New Roof We cover the H.S.T.

SENIORS DISCOUNT WCB & Fully Insured

604-726-6345 Roofing

RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.

Tried & True Since 1902

• 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 www.crownresidentialroofing.com

Winter Specials!

www.MontyJsMoving.com

NEW CANADIAN ROOFING LTD.

NORM, 604-466-9733 Cell: 604-841-1855

ADVANCE MOVING LTD MOVING & DELIVERY EXPERTS!! Licensed, Bonded & Insured Single item to full house moves We Guarantee the Cost of Every Move Flat Rates always available A+ (604) 861-8885 BBB www.advancemovingltd.com Rating

Roofing

''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

SAVE THE HST

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

8250

Additions ★ Renovations Concrete Forming ★ Decks Garages ★ Bathrooms Ceramic Tile ★ Drywall Hardwood Flooring

Call 604-518-0974

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

• Basements • Decks / Sheds • Flooring /Tiles • Interior Designing

Gary: 604-690-7565

604-782-8665

A Name You Can Trust

RENO & REPAIR

NO JOB TOO SMALL!

Call Geoff Dann at:

STARBRUSH PAINTING

Renovations & Home Improvement

N

Seniors Discount

604-537-4140

info@eclipseglass.ca

8125

Moving & Storage

* MUSHROOM MANURE *

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

8120

8185

BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

Electrical

# 104787 LIC. ELECTRICIAN For hire. Love small jobs. Great rates. Call 778-822-8710

8087

ARIES BOBCAT & LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION

Drywall

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

8080

Landscaping

25% Off with this ad

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

8075

8155

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Need a Handyman?

Find one in the Home Services section.

Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca

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

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