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Massive project in ’Boro 500,000-square-foot, $50million warehouse space will be leased to Kruger BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER brichter@royalcityrecord.com

Queensborough will soon be home to possibly the largest industrial building in the Lower Mainland following an announcement from the Beedie Group and paper producer Kruger Products. The Beedie Group has purchased a brownfield site to the west of the WalMart and is planning to start construction soon on an approximately $50million warehouse, which will then be leased to Kruger. “This is a massive building. Imagine 500,000 square feet. It’s like a 12-acre building. We think it’s the largest single footprint warehouse ever built in Metro Vancouver,” said Ryan Beedie, president of the Beedie Group. According to Beverly Grieve, manager of planning for the City of New Westminster, the building will account for 15 per cent of the total industrial floor space in the city once it is complete, which should bring a windfall in industrial land taxes for the city, though she could not say exactly how much. “This is why industrial zoning is so good for cities because there’s very little extra structural burden placed (for the city),” Beedie said. “Industrial is just such a real winner for the city because it generates income that it otherwise wouldn’t have.” The new warehouse will replace ◗’Boro Page 3

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Branching out: From left: New Westminster Coun. Lorrie Williams looks at the Plants Alive! exhibit with Margaret Mason, chair of the Fraser River Discovery Centre.

Fraser River Discovery Centre is encouraging kids to dig in and get dirty with its new exhibit. Plants Alive! is seeking to showcase the diverse native plant life in the Fraser River basin and to highlight the importance of native plants to the ecosystem. “We are really focusing on kids this time,” said exhibit coordinator Kathleen Bertrand. “There is a school program that accompanies the exhibit.” While the educational program is geared to kids in kindergarten to Grade 3, Bertrand said it will also appeal to older kids. Adults will pick up some ideas about native plants they may want to include in their own gardens. “One of the hopes was we could get people incorporate native plants in their own gardens,” Bertrand said. “Native plants are very specific to specific locations. It gives your garden this unique quality to it. Because they grew up here, once they are established, they are very easy to take care of.” Fraser River Discovery Centre is located at 788 Quayside Dr., next to River Market. It’s open Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission to the exhibit galleries is by donation.

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◗IN THE NEWS City hosts emergency preparedness sessions ◗P4 Household recycling getting easier ◗P8

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The Beedie Group is set to build a 500,000-sq.-ft. warehouse for Kruger Products, which bodes well for the tissue manufacturer’s future. Photo courtesy of DForce Inc./SPECIAL TO THE RECORD

’Boro project: ‘It’s like a 12-acre building’ ◗ continued from page 1

two primary warehouses and a number of smaller ones Kruger currently uses on Annacis Island. Chuck Stewart, general manager region west for Kruger, said the benefits that come with having a single warehouse include being closer to the mill, reducing trips between buildings, easier shipping to customers and better use of storage space. “All of those things lead to lower costs for us, which is the driving motivation behind this strategic move to consolidate into one large warehouse,” he said. “We’re

in a very cost-competitive industry and the impact of the rising Canadian dollar just makes our markets in Canada a lot more attractive to our U.S. competitors and the ability for us to compete more effectively in the United States that much more of a challenge.”. Stewart said efficiencies created by the new warehouse will likely result in about three jobs being eliminated but the company plans to phase those jobs out through retirement and attrition. Stewart said the move bodes well for the future of Kruger, which is one of New

Westminster’s largest employers with about 600 people on the job. “It really helps to stabilize our whole operation here in Western Canada, locally, and in New Westminster in particular,” he said. He said the news is going over particularly well with employees, who have been taking the news as a “good sign of positive things to come.” Stewart couldn’t say the exact length of the lease Kruger has signed with Beedie Group but hinted it was between 10 and 20 years.

“We’re definitely looking to be there for the long-term,” he said. The property where the warehouse will sit is already zoned for warehousing and the Beedie Group has been given a development permit. All that’s left for the company now is getting building permits, which it hopes to have in time for a June 10 sod turning. Beedie said he expects construction will take about 10 months and require significant new hires to complete. Kruger manufactures bathroom tissue, paper towel and face tissues at its New West mill.

Is New West prepared for an emergency? ‘It’s one of these things you have to plan for, prepare for, but never want to use’ BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The City of New Westminster is making strides to prepare for an emergency but wants to take steps to get the community onboard. The city wants to raise awareness about the need for community participation in emergency preparedness. A recent presentation addressed the question: Is the Community Prepared? “We have come a long way in the past few years,” said Chief Const. Dave Jones. “We are feeling better about ourselves. We need to know the community is prepared.” National Emergency Preparedness

Week is being held in Canada from May 1 to 7. “It’s one of these things you have to plan for, prepare for, but never want to use,” Jones said. In terms of emergency preparedness, Jones said New Westminster is “getting there” because various departments have been working together on emergency planning. In addition to learning lessons from earthquakes and disasters occurring in other places of the world, Jones said incidents occurring in New Westminster help the city to better prepare for emergencies. These include the fires at the Woodlands site and the 2007 fire at a condominium that was under constriction beside Royal Columbian Hospital. Jones said the city has considered various scenarios, including a sudden breach of a dyke in Queensborough, in which case schools and at community facilities would

be quickly evacuated and people would be taken to the high school. Plans have also been developed that would allow first responders to contact their family members in the event of an emergency and give them the peace of mind so they could continue doing their jobs. Jones has spoken to the police chief who was in New Orleans at the time of Hurricane Katrina. That police department lost hundreds of police officers – not because they died, but because they quit working and left town with their families after their homes were destroyed. In addition to encouraging staff to be prepared for an emergency, all New Westminster police officers are aware of designated pickup points on waterways in places such as Abbotsford and the North Shore, where they would meet to get a ride to work on a boat. “It’s a little thing. It gives us a bit of reassurance that we can get our staff to work and back home,” Jones said

about the possibility that regional roadways won’t be accessible in a disaster. “One day we brought the whole shift to work by boat. It went well.” Fire chief Tim Armstrong is well acquainted with the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, as he was a member of the Vancouver Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue Program that went to New Orleans in 2005 in response to Hurricane Katrina. The search and rescue program went to a part of the city that lost all of its fire stations and police cars because of the flooding that occurred after the levees broke. The hurricane and subsequent breach of the levees around New Orleans resulted in downed rail systems and bridges, flooded homes and businesses and flooded roadways so heavily that people were required to travel by boat. ◗Emergency Page 4

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City to host emergency preparedness sessions The City of New Westminster is reaching out to the community to help people prepare for emergencies. The city is planning to hold emergency preparedness sessions for the community on Tuesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 26, but the details are still being worked out. The sessions will focus on personal preparedness and business continuity. “We also do community presentations,” said Dave Jones, the city’s manager of emergency management. “Businesses are taking advantage of it. We go out to all sorts of places.” Jones said recent earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Chile have been a “wakeup” call to many people about the need to be prepared. He said the City of New Westminster’s goal it to make its

website a destination for people who are planning for an emergency. “We have updated our website,” he said. “We want that to be a place where you can go.” In addition to ensuring city staff are trained to respond to an emergency, the City of New Westminster is working on a “business continuity plan” for all city departments and buildings so they could continue to operate. “We have to issue permits and all that stuff. The business of government does not stop,” Jones said. “We are a service organization.” For more information about emergency planning, visit the city’s website at www. newwestcityca. www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus

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“It went on and on and on for miles and miles,” he said of the flooding. “Devastation everywhere.” Armstrong said people were lining highways and waiting for help after their homes had been destroyed, raw sewage was everywhere and creating a stench that took your breath away. He noted that debris was everywhere, the city’s electrical grid was destroyed, crude oil leaked out of tanks and into the community, contaminating the environment, and pets were abandoned when people fled the flooding. Armstrong said the group rescued 112 people and used everything they could to deal with the “chaos” that was everywhere. “To be prepared is extremely important,” said Dave Jones, the city’s manager of emergency management. “Looking at

Tim’s presentation, we can see how some of these events that are catastrophic in nature really try the systems.” The City of New Westminster is attempting to gather key stakeholders in the community, such as residents groups, and work with them to help make New Westminster a leader in emergency preparedness. “Our first responders are here for you the community,” Armstrong said. “We will stay here. … We are not going to be able to do it alone.” Armstrong said the city wants to work with community to help them so neighbourhoods are able to respond to these sorts of events. “We are doing everything we can as a city to be prepared,” he said. “Now we need some help back from the community.” www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus FEATURING:

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One small step back, but it’s a good start

It was in August of 2006 when we hiked campground fees so much that it first tore a strip off the provincial was very nearly just as cheap to stay in a Liberals for their ongoing policy of turn- hotel. They had also tried, unsuccessfuling provincial parks into revenue produ- ly, to pave a chunk of Cathedral Grove cing factories. on Vancouver Island. “What is it about the “pubTheir logic ran something lic” part in “public parks” that like this: “We want to cut the B.C. Liberal government down some big trees so people THE RECORD just doesn’t get?” we asked. can park their cars to go see We railed against them for big trees.” a virtual anti-park campaign since takAnd then they issued a call for proing office in 2001. At that time they had posals to build lodges and helipads in already put parking meters in the parks, wilderness areas like Golden Ears, and cut park interpretive programs, and Wells Gray parks.

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To that we said: “And now the B.C. government wants to put high-end lodges in our public parks so the rich can enjoy B.C.’s wilderness but without the wilderness experience of mosquitoes, lumpy sleeping pads and campfire cinders in your coffee.” So, while it is indeed a small step back – Premier Christy Clark’s announcement this past week that pay parking will be removed from provincial parks is very welcome. Clark acknowledged that the parking fees were wrong and stopped people

from using the parks. Will she revisit the whole idea of public parks as a revenue source? We don’t know. But we do know that her acknowledgement and correction of a longstanding policy gives us some hope that she may understand that public parks are for the enjoyment of the public, not just for those who can afford the experience. And, perhaps, it is the first step in a much more rational view of our super, natural outdoors in B.C.

Time to redefine what ‘work’ means

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ncome-splitting is a reoccurprioritize it actually stay at ring theme in the family polhome, uninvolved with the sociicy quagmire. ety outside. In 1999 the finance committee This stems from deeper established the “sub-committee assumptions: the GDP is the only measure of productivity on tax equity for families with even though it excludes essendependent children” to address tial unpaid productivity, and it. The Liberal Party’s social GDP growth is necessary. (Note: policy caucus wrote that this Britain evaluated women’s was the response to a complaint unpaid family work at 104 per made to the UN about discent of GDP.) crimination against women who The two sides reduce their paid work disagree on other in order to do family agendas: Increase/ work. Beverley Smith, HELEN WARD decrease overall taxamother of four, made tion, women should/ that complaint in 1997, supported by Kids First Parent should not be saved from mindless subservience to patriarchy, Association and others. parents should/should not Most unusual was the partici“share responsibility for childpation of many parents, forcing rearing with the state,” as per the sub-committee to recognize the OECD’s blueprint. and value family care work. The sub-committee endorsed Though income-splitting was five principles creating a manithe initial focus, the final report festo worthy of reviving. Here expanded the mandate to better are the principles, assumptions address the complexity of family each addresses, and suggested economics. amendments. Expansion of the debate was ◗ 1. Our policy should be childand is needed because famcentred and promote the best ily policy is mired in unstated interest of the child to the greatassumptions buried in hidden est extent possible. social-political agendas. For This ends the dominance of starters, there is the tax-funded aforementioned agendas includpundits’ coy non-disclosure of ing GDP-centricism. vested interests in the status quo The Liberals’ own paper went that supports them. further and deserves inclusion: Then there are assumptions children need a “loving” carethat are harmful to child-reargiver, and “the benefits of breasting, some shared by many on both sides. Take the insistence feeding cannot be overstated.” on describing mothers as either ◗ 2. Our policy should presume “working” or “staying at home.” that parents are the primary This assumes that family work caregivers and that they are in is not work, and that those who ◗Families Page 7

IN MY OPINION

Tunnelling is the only answer

Dear Editor:

On and on the endless argument solutionless goes about the untenable traffic into and through New Westminster with constant crowding and lineup and collisions at all the pinch points and junctions. There is no agreement on what to do, and there never can be so long as all discussion is centred on what to do with the current roads. Nothing can be done with growing traffic to make more roads for traffic that is not going to New Westminster only. Giving up city space in order to make a throughway is not anything that benefits the city and certainly not those whose dwellings are imposed on or even eliminated. One way or another, something needs to be done to get the unending interurban traffic to bypass the city streets. Of course it will be expensive. What we have done so far is inadequate, and if we keep on

as we are it can only get worse unless we make a tunnel or two. To make place for the increasing number of cars we need more road. Tunnelling will do that, and this is not the responsibility of New Westminster. Terry Smith, Garibaldi Highlands

Solutions for the Pattullo Bridge Dear Editor:

I think I have the perfect answer to our Pattullo Bridge. I cross it quite often. 1. Install a permanent cement barricade on the bridge centre line. 2. Change the bridge from two lanes each way to one lane each way. 3. Resurface the bridge and install a few speedbumps. 4. Install a sign at the bridge entrance each way stating: No passing allowed at any time. ◗Ideas Page 7

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Ideas to help the Pattullo ◗ continued from page 6

5. At the bridge, each side, people still have a choice of three lanes to choose from. 6. Make repairs under and on the bridge as needed, re blacktop and paint railings, and we’ll have a very safe two-lane bridge. This will be the only solution as far as safety is concerned. Enforce the speed limit, and we will be in good shape for many years to come. L. Luyten, New Westminster

Help immigrant students

Dear Editor:

As a new immigrant, I had a major concern when I arrived in B.C, regarding my two kids, one two years old, the other 13 years old. Getting the older one into school was not difficult. The problem was understanding the school system around school work, like we used to do. There was no instruction guide for this. ESL, I understood, is a major issue here, as each child’s case is different and the school system focuses on courses, not grade level. You just take and pass the courses you need to graduate depending on your career choice. Here, passing is based on the courses and not the grade. This means you can be in Grade 11 and be taking Grade 9 courses. With this system, I discovered that many new immigrants complete Grade 12

but do not graduate. This is because most of these teenagers do not understand the system in this new and different culture. By the time they realize that they have to retake courses or take new modification courses (because their old ones do not count as part of their credits), time is flying. They end up getting to Grade 12 but leaving high school with no Dogwood certificate. Most parents are also not aware of this, and it becomes a major blow to the child’s future. My suggestion would be to lay more emphasis on the education pattern in the school system. We hear a lot about taxes, low income, employment, etc. If we can use a little fraction of this time to educate these new students and their parents about the school system, we will start early to clear away hurdles which prevent these students and their families from being successful in their career goals. We should all remember that before coming to Canada, these older kids had a vision and we all want to see it mature in them. Also, I suggest that schools encourage parents to come out and ask questions. Coming from very different cultures, there are some cultures where the students or parents cannot approach the teachers with ease. The school should take the lead and make the burden lighter for these families. They should proactively approach them first, rather than leaving them with the riddles and puzzles they must solve when they receive their report cards. Ugochi Ibediro, New Westminster

Families: Time to place value on work ◗ continued from page 6

the best position to determine what constitutes the best possible care arrangement for their children. ◗ 3. Our policy should provide flexibility, options and choices which will make it feasible for either parent to be the caregiver or to be in the paid workforce. This principle aims at respecting preferences, but maintains the false work-vs-care dichotomy. Looking after our own loved ones must be formally defined as work. Labelling it “leisure,” “inactivity,” “time to care personally” or “staying at home” is inaccurate and misogynistic. ◗ 4. Our policy should be inclusive and responsive to the social realities, circumstances and preferences of parents and their children. Specifically, it should be sensitive to the situation of lone parents, stay-athome parents, those with disabled children, the

self-employed, students with children and those on social assistance. This begins to recognize that no two families are alike. Variables are infinite. Yet then as now, pundits base policy on “for example” families which inevitably encode their assumptions about family composition, activities, expenses, and worthiness. Financing family work equitably (see number 5) means that policies really only need to address a few variables: number of children (as per French income splitting) and disability. ◗ 5. Our policy should be fair and equitable and neither encourage nor penalize caregiving choices. This principle of state neutrality on care choices is essential, but it necessitates neutrality on GDP-counted choices. Preferential treatment of GDP-work bribes us to prioritize GDP-work over family-work. This has cost-

ly effects: families cut back child-bearing – Canada’s birthrate is down 60 per cent – and outsource much elder care, volunteerism, and child-rearing to government GDP-workers. Government now finances about 40 per cent of GDP-work. The tax and transfer system can redistribute income from GDP-work to family-work, creating pay equity between the two. Income-splitting helps do this. Government-financed salaries are basically transfer payments; capping government-financed remuneration at, say, $60,000 per year would free up funds. This would create neutrality and reduce the subsidization of GDP-work by unpaid family-work. Helen Ward is the president of the Kids First Parent Association of Canada, www. kidsfirstcanada.org. She lives in Burnaby.

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A08 • Friday, May 6, 2011 • The Record

No more sorting your recyclables

mended that New Westminster initiate a similar program because it would increase the amount of goods being recycled. A 240litre cart would replace the blue boxes and bags now used for recycling. Davis said a single-stream collection program would result in an increase of BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER contamination of recyclable materials, but tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com it’s not expected to exceed five per cent. Although members of city council were New Westminster has decided a single- generally supportive of the proposal, stream curbside recycling program is the they referred the issue back to staff after best way to divert more waste away from New Westminster resident Allen Lynch landfills and incinerators. appeared as a delegation and raised some On April 4, council received a staff report concerns about the single-stream collecrecommending approval of a proposed tion program. automated single-stream curbside Lynch, who works as the manrecycling collection program. The ager of the North Shore Recycling program would see alternating Program, voiced concerns conbi-weekly garbage and recycling tamination of recyclables in a collection, and weekly yard and single-stream system, the likelifood scraps collection. hood of increasing recycling ton“Single stream makes it easier nages through a single-stream for people,” said Kristian Davis, program, public demand for a the city’s supervisor of solid waste single-stream recycling program and recycling. “More people use and the cost of implementing the the program.” program. Through the current “source- Jonathan Cote “All I was trying to do was to separated” weekly blue box recy- councillor get council to delay the process cling program, residents of single and think about it a little bit family homes sort their recyclables into more,” he later told The Record. three streams: glass, metal and mixed Staff considered the concerns raised by plastics (blue boxes); newspaper (blue Lynch in a followup report to council. On bag items); and mixed paper (yellow bag May 2, council agreed to move toward an items). automated single-stream collection curbCity employees manually empty the side program. boxes and bags into separate compart“If you make it easy, if you make it ments that are located on one side of the simple, more people will do it,” said Coun. collection truck. Jonathan Cote about being able to put all In a single-stream collection system, all recyclables in one container. recyclables would be placed in one cart Cote said council was comfortable with and sorting would be done at a processing staff response to the issue but welcomed plant. Lynch’s input. He said it gave council betAfter reviewing a number of single- ter opportunity to have a greater understream recycling programs, staff recom- standing of some of the concerns.

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French immersion OK’d

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A10 • Friday, May 6, 2011 • The Record

Parents lobby to save Hume Park School

good experiences I had at the school.” Ian said he misses the ‘Consolidation’ was the close-knit school commu‘c’ word superintendent nity he had at Hume and John Woudzia wanted he’s still adjusting to the people to take away from much larger school comWednesday night’s com- munity at the high school. “There weren’t any munity information meeting about the proposed cliques, it was just everyconsolidation of Hume body getting together and Park and Richard McBride getting along well,” said at the Sapperton Pensioners Walston. “Those skills I picked up, working with Hall. But for the 30 or so par- people, I learned at Hume ents, students, former stu- Park.” Perhaps the night’s dents and teachers in the room, the ‘c’ word they most contentious moment took away from the night came when Hume Park parent Enrique Melendez was ‘closure.’ “The way I see it,” said referenced trustee Brent Hume Park elementary Atkinson’scommentsabout parent Sota Yuyama, “if the school – “Educationally, students and staff need to it doesn’t make a lot of be relocated, I take that as sense to me, and I don’t a closure. … Technically, it think it’s fiscally responmay not be, but personally, sible.” – and compared it to the comments of an El it is a closure to me.” Yuyama said that when Salvadoran dictator who he moved to the area, he wanted to close down had no expectations of universities. “I couldn’t believe it the small Sapperton area when I read school, but those comhis daughter First reported @ has been so RoyalCityRecord.com ments,” said Melendez, excited and engaged during her time whose son, Juan Antonio, there that he can’t bear to is in Grade 3 at Hume Park. see her leave or be trans- “I thought things would be ferred to Richard McBride. different when I came to “She’ll ask me on Canada.” Atkinson took umbrage Monday if it’s Monday or Friday and when I say it’s with that characterization, Monday, she says ‘yay’, as he spent almost 10 minI’ve got five more days utes talking to Melendez of school this week,” said after the meeting. “I haven’t made up my Yuyama. “I see no reason to change her from this mind yet,” said Atkinson. school. … If you do con- “I was the vote that kept solidate Hume Park (with this school open several Richard McBride), there years ago. … When I voted are no more choices for my to save the school, there were 62 students. Now, child.” Ian Walston is a there are only 26, and it Grade 11 student at New could go to only 23. … Westminster Secondary That’s what I have to take School who graduated from into account.” Atkinson told The Record Hume Park and Glenbrook on Thursday morning that Middle School. “I get kind of angry he entered Wednesday when I read in the paper night in a listening-only that they’re thinking of mode, but he felt compelled closing down Hume Park to respond when Melendez (Elementary),” said Ian. “I made a direct comparison want kids to have the same to an El Salvadoran dictaBY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

tor. “I didn’t think it was fair, especially when it was referenced directly to me,” said Atkinson. “You don’t want to put me in that box when I’m the swing vote. … I think he got the message loud and clear that I’m no (El Salvadoran) dictator and my intention is not to close down the facility, it’s to make it viable.” And while Melendez did backtrack on the comparison after speaking with Atkinson, he’s still skeptical Atkinson will try and save the school. “He’s flip-flopped before,” said Melendez. “What I will say is that I’ve collected 200 names on a petition and that was just going down one street. … It’s an election year, and the neighbourhood will hold (trustees) to account in November.” Estelle Richard was another concerned parent who took trustees to task. “Have you talked to the students? Have you visited and talked to the parents and the teachers?” said Richard as she cared for Adriel, the only Grade 2 student at Hume Park, and three-year-old Raphael, who she hopes will join her brother at Hume Park. “It’s unbelievable to me (the trustees) haven’t talked to the people at the school.” Woudzia opened the night with a half-hour presentation that emphasized the district is looking at a consolidation, not a closure process. “It’s a matter of fit, capacity and financial viability,” said Woudzia. “The focus is on consolidation. This is not a closure process. That’s a very important distinction. Hume Park will continue to be utilized for educational purposes.” Woudzia pointed out that moving the Royal City Alternate Program or the homelearners’ program to

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The Record • Friday, May 6, 2011 • A11

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Travelling to make a difference Volunteer work in Nepal opens eyes for a family from New Westminster BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Connie Fenyo has discovered that when you give to others, you often get a lot more back in return. Fenyo, president of the New Westminster-based Dye and Durham Corporation, daughter Mercedes and son Nick did some research, registered with International Volunteers and set off on a trip to Nepal last August. For three weeks, they lived with children in an orphanage in Bhaktapor. “Highly recommended,” she said about volunteering. “It’s good for the soul and it helps to put your life into perspective.” Fenyo said the experience allowed her family to take a holiday together and see another part of the world – and to make a difference. She’s encourages anyone who has the opportunity to volunteer, either at home or abroad, to do so as it makes a difference. “This is a really great country we live in,” she said about their desire to volunteer abroad. “The difference between reading about it in the textbooks and seeing it firsthand is night and day.” Fenyo suggests anyone wanting to combine a trip with a volunteer experience read Frommer’s 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference because it contains a wide range of opportunities that appeal to a variety of interests. Each member of her family read the book and came up with a list of the places of interest, before they agreed on a location and volunteer opportunity. “It’s something I wanted us to do as a family,” she said. “I’d like them to grow up to be compassionate individuals. That usually comes if there is an awareness.” Prior to their trip, they received cultural

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Making life better: The lives of children at a Nepalese orphanage have improved since the involvement of the non-profit group Hope and Home, although it and other orphanages in the country still need private sponsors. and language training from Hope and Home, a non-government company that’s registered with the Nepal government and provides adventure travel and volunteer opportunities to people of all ages and backgrounds. Projects include ecotourism, school and community and environmental conservation. The Fenyo family lived in the orphanage

The children attend a local private during their time in Nepal, even though it’s more common for volunteers to live school, which held a pageant while they offsite with a homestay family and go help were staying at the orphanage. One of the girls didn’t go to the pageant at the orphanages during the day. “The children were very wary of for- because she only had two outfits – a school eigners coming in,” Fenyo said. “This was outfit and a play outfit for the orphanage. “It’s a hard existence,” she said. “A lot a new orphanage that the Hope and Home of them at the school don’t want others to group was supporting.” The orphanage consisted of one bed- know they live in the orphanage.” Fenyo said the conditions in the orphanroom for girls and small children, one age have changed greatly since bedroom for the boys, one room her family’s visit, as Hope and where everyone eats (on the Home had just taken over the floor), a room for cooking and a orphanage when they visited room for doing homework. The and has since improved its orphanage also had a muddy operations. yard where children could play Visit www.royalcityrecord.com At the time of the family’s soccer. for a photo gallery visit, the orphanage didn’t “It’s beautiful, and it’s heartbreaking at the same time,” she said about have medical supplies or clean water, the the experience. “Some of the older children children laundered their own clothes in are quite angry with the situation. Some of water in ditches and tended to daily needs them have parents. They realize what it is such as getting themselves to school. The two adults who were living in the like to have a home with a mother and a orphanage had little contact with the chilfather,.” Fenyo noted that one child was sent to dren other than cooking two meals a day live in the orphanage because his father for the kids – when there was food. Because the children were drinking was ill and needed medical care that was dirty water, some became sick and got costly. “Several of the kids have parents. They boils on their skin. Fenyo and her children are too poor to take care of them,” she said. helped care for the children, who weren’t “That is heartbreaking.”

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accustomed to being cared for by an adult when they were sick. “When they are sick, there was no one to comfort them. They will go and crawl under the covers. They retreat. That is how they help themselves. They don’t say ‘I’m sick’. They just retreat,” she said. “There is nobody to take care of them. When we were giving them aspirin and trying to keep the fever down with cold compresses, the others saw we did care about them. After that, they were very open with us, very friendly with us.” A few days after arriving at the orphanage, the kitchen was locked because there was no rice. “If there is no rice, they don’t eat,” Fenyo said. “That blew me away because we were eating their rice. That was a bit of a shocker. We decided we needed to do something about that. It fits very well with what we do as a company.” One of the philosophies of Dye and Durham is that it’s very important to contribute to the broader community. The company supports local groups such as New Westminster Family Place. “It’s a firm belief,” Fenyo said. “It’s one of the core principles we operate with at Dye and Durham.” The company’s managers are required to give back to the community in some way. “The company pays

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to them about issues such as the importance of washing hands before and after meals, especially important when 32 children share one latrine. “We didn’t want to be flying in, be the do-gooders and leave,” she said. “That’s not the purpose of the visit.” Following the family’s visit, Dye and Durham sponsored a clean water filtration system for the orphanage. “It takes the rainwater and filters the water. All the impurities are out,” Fenyo said. “They were taking bottles and filling it up with cloudy, dirty water. That is what they

were drinking for years.” Since September 2010, the company has been sponsoring ongoing monthly shipments to the orphanage through Hope and Home. “It’s the organizations like Hope and Home that make a difference for those children in need,” Fenyo said. “Because of the Hope and Home, they get these visits coming through.” Fenyo is thrilled that living conditions in the orphanage have improved dramatically since Hope and Home took over. “Since Hope and Home has been involved, the medical supports are there,

the level of care has gone up, there are other individuals minding the orphans now,” she said. “Things have improved, which is great. When we were there we got to see some of their other orphanages. It was night and day.” Although months have passed since Fenyo and her children volunteered at the orphanage, they haven’t forgotten the children they met during their trip. “Do you know how hard it is to leave 32 children who are asking you not to leave, not to forget them?” she said. “They made us little bracelets. Every single one of the letters is, ‘don’t forget us, brother,

sister, mother.’” Fenyo said Hope and Home has implemented many improvements to the orphanage that weren’t in place when the family visited. “Now those kids eat on a regular basis, now whose kids have clean water,” she said. “Every month we get photos. We know it is actually getting to the kids.” Fenyo said the orphanage still needs private sponsors because it’s difficult to take care of 32 children in one orphanage, and it’s not the only orphanage in Nepal. www.twitter.com/ TheresaMcManus


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Local actor onstage in Belle of Amherst

A press release about the production Renée Bucciarelli is taking her acclaimed performance of The Belle of Amherst on to notes that Dickinson lived a life of intense passion, contemplation and, ultimately, yet another stage. Bucciarelli, a Royal City resident who’s reclusion. Of the nearly 1,800 poems she wrote, the artistic director of City Stage New West, will be performing The Belle of Amherst at only seven were published in her lifetime – but now she is widePresentation House Theatre ly regarded as the greatest in North Vancouver starting ◗CHECK IT OUT female poet since Sappho, May 10. and the co-founder of modThe play – which Bucciarelli What: The Belle of ern American poetry alonghas previously presented Amherst, starring Renée side Walt Whitman. in benefit performances for Bucciarelli The Belle of Amherst is on the New Westminster youth When: May 10 to 21 at at Presentation House, 333 centre and the Vancouver Presentation House TheChesterfield Ave., North Performing Arts Lodge – tells the story of poet Emily atre, 333 Chesterfield Ave., Vancouver, from May 10 to North Vancouver 21. Dickinson. It runs Tuesdays to The award-winning one- Tickets: $12 to $28. Call woman play was originally 604-990-3474 or check out Saturdays at 8 p.m., plus Saturdays at 4 p.m., with performed on Broadway in www.phtheatre.org/third a special Sunday matinee 1976 with five-time Tony street at 2 p.m. on May 15, with Award-winner Julie Harris as talk-back following the Dickinson. In the Presentation House production, production. Tickets are $12 to $28, available by Bucciarelli – costumed in a historically accurate replica of Dickinson’s famous calling 604-990-3474 or online at www. white dress – appears as Dickinson, ven- phtheatre.org/thirdstreet. turing out of her mysterious seclusion to For more details, check out www.fraj. welcome audiences into her Victorian par- com/belleofamherst. lour for tea, cake, gossip and poetry. www.twitter.com/juliemaclellan

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he sale of e-books has hit an alltime new high. According to the American Publishing Association, e-book sales for the month of February were $90.3 million, an increase of 202 per cent over the same period last year. While e-books are not new, public interest, and the availability of new titles are. E-books have actually been around for decades. Project Gutenberg, for example, uploaded its first book in 1971. Granted, the Internet was still in its infancy, (the web still 20 years away), and the book was manually keyed into a computer. In 1990 they had 10 books available, 3,000 books in 2000, and today there are 33,000 free ebooks, all available at www.gutenberg.org. For libraries, electronic publishing is also not new, and libraries have been providing access to electronic journals and ebooks for more than three decades. What is new is the

plethora of popular literature and bestselling fiction, and the availability of mobile devices to read books with. This has been greatly facilitated by publishers adopting standard file formats, with epub becoming the dominant format. Mobile devices have also improved greatly in their use of typography and type-setting, important for being able to enlarge text without creating havoc with the formatting. Dedicated readers such as the Kindle and the Kobo abound, with apps for mobile phones. Tablets, the new player on the field (e.g. ipad or PlayBook) include e-reading software and apps to access bookstores and library collections online. I can now read a book on my phone, on an ultrathin, lightweight dedicated e-reader, on a computer, on my smart phone, and of course, the old fashioned way, on paper. Where is the library in all of this? If you visit the library’s website, equipped with your library card, you can download e-books directly to your computer (or smart phone), and transfer them to whichever device

you prefer. The one exception at this time is the Kindle, which still requires users to deal exclusively with Amazon. Sources for electronic books through the New Westminster Library’s website include British Columbia Libraries’ Library to Go program, the Online Books Page, Project Gutenberg, Teasures in full: Shakespeare in quatro, and the Perseus Digital Library. The Library to Go program alone had 250 new e-book arrivals as of Thursday, May 5. Options range from biographies, such as Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention by Manny Marable, to novels such as Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay. There are e-books of all kinds – fashion guides, historical novels, self-help books and more. Whatever your personal taste, there is a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction and resource materials available to library users. To check out the New Westminster Library’s ebook collection, visit www. nwpl.ca and look under Electronic Resources.

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he Fraser River provides us with incredible scenery and many sites are connected to the history of this waterway and the lands that border its banks. We can look at archival photos showing the early steamboats, simple wharves, small towns, and First Nations villages that link to present day locations. For many years this mixture of past and present has been a major impetus for our own photography. A favourite place is upriver between Hope and the canyon where there is so much still remaining to experience. Emory Creek, now with a campsite where it joins the Fraser, was once an important townsite just downriver from Yale. Knowing what the old town looked like, it is possible to stand by the river and imagine the action of the past during the gold rush. Our photos show the Fraser swirling past, an old hydraulic hose nozzle and other mining reminders in the bush near the river. In the canyon near the

Alexandra Bridge, the old structure is a feature of a parksite that draws visitors to cross the river’s west bank to seek out reminders of the old highway. On the east side of the river, signs of the original Cariboo Road can be identified in the brush on the hillsides and across the rocky slopes. Farther north, still following the Fraser, stark canyons near Riske Creek tell stories of a different landscape. Old settlements like Soda Creek, with a couple of gold rush buildings and a cemetery on the hillside from which visitors to the graves have an incredible view. Back down near the river’s mouth, we can find reminders of the past through old cannery buildings, old docks remembered through orderly sets of time worn piles standing as they have for

decades, and sometimes a mound of rotting timbers from what – a house, barn, a wharf, a wagon, a boat? There is much to see, much to learn about, and many photographs to take. For years our cameras have captured these visual stories. From an early Kodak Starflash through SLRs with multiple lens, to digital, the draw is the same and the memories captured remain wonderful and exciting. We are looking forward to bringing a collection of our Fraser River photos, past and present, archival and personal, for a presentation at the Fraser River Discovery Centre. The showing will be on Thursday, May 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Discovery Centre at 788 Quayside Dr. The presentation is by donation and the Centre asks that you preregister.

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Fill the pot Shredding for the firefighters BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Local schoolchildren will be learning about Honour House and how they can help the local facility. Honour House will provide accommodations for the families of Canadian Forces and first responders (ambulance, fire and law enforcement) while they are receiving care in Metro Vancouver. It’s located on St. George Street in New Westminster. The New Westminster Lions Club teamed up with the local school district on a “Penny in the Pot” challenge to raise money for Honour House. Five local students appeared before city council April 18 seeking the city’s support for the fundraiser. “They are hoping to raise a penny for every person in New Westminster,” said Vic Leach, who is handling publicity for the New Westminster Lions Club. “They challenged council to meet that.” The students also took a collection in council chambers and raised $69 for the Penny in the Pot fundraiser. They’re striving to raise 66,800 pennies – one for every resident. “That is $668. They are at 10 per cent,” Leach said.

“They are all pumped up. They really want to get behind the campaign.” In the coming weeks, representatives from Honour House and first responders will be attending school assemblies. “Kids understand needing help in times of danger or crisis, but who is there to help when agents of public safety and security have fallen?” said a press release from the Lions. “Over the next three weeks, all New Westminster public school students will learn about the role of Honour House from first responders.” After challenging the City of New Westminster to meet or beat the amount they collect, the students will be challenging other school districts to raise funds for Honour House. “We want the campaign to go provincewide,” Leach said. Honour House will be located in New Westminster but it will provide accommodations for up to 10 first responders and their families from around the province. The New Westminster Lions Club will also be raising funds for Honour House at its June 19 pancake breakfast at the Armouries. The group is expecting 1,200 to 1,500 people to attend.

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Although the Hyack Festival Association only recently unveiled its brand new float, it’s already earning accolades. The float, unveiled at city hall on April 11, will be traveling to dozens of parades this year throughout the Pacific Northwest. Royal City residents can check it out in the Hyack International Parade, on Saturday, May 28. “This year we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Hyack Festival Association with its current theme, Fabulous at 40,” said Hyack president Rick Molstad. “Heritage is very important in New Westminster. The float consists of maypoles, which represent a 140year tradition in New Westminster. Originally occurring in 1870, Grade 5 schoolchildren in New Westminster assemble in Queen’s Park on May Day to dance around many maypoles erected on the field with colourful ribbons wrapping the pole as the children dance in intri-

cate patterns, which have endured through the years. Many generations of New Westminster residents fondly recall their opportunity to dance around the maypole in a New Westminster tradition.” Hyack’s new float picked up the Princess award at the Daffodil Festival Parade. Stay tuned for more details about the Hyack Festival, which runs from May 21 to 28

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A New Westminster resident recently vied to be Vancouver’s next Gay Top Model at the River Rock Casino. Kolin, a 26-year-old New Westminster resident, was one of the contestants in the competition that raised funds for the Friends of Life charity. The show, held April 23, featured fashion, entertainment and the announcement of the Gay Top Model. Kolin was named a runner-up and also won the headshot award. Do you have an item for Around Town? Send ideas to Theresa by e-mail, tmc manus@royalcityrecord.com. See her Only in New West blog online at www.royalcity record.com.

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DELISLE, VICTOR Passed away peacefully on April 26th, 2011. Loving and missing him dearly are son Jason (Sara), grandson Jaxson, daughter Jessica, and other half JC. He was a father to Denise, and grandpa to Jocelyn, Jessie, and Marlee. The youngest of six children, born on the day WWII ended, he was a cherished son, loving brother, favorite uncle, a devoted father and friend to all. He spent 40 years working for Save-On Foods and 50 years as a talented musician bringing joy to audiences of all ages. He was a pillar in the FrenchCanadian community, and joyfully volunteered with numerous charitable organizations. He lived life to the fullest with youthful exuberance and will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 7th at Holy Cross Parish (1450 Delta Ave, Burnaby) with a Celebration of life to follow (604-298-9842). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children or Canuck Place.

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2011 in Eagle Ridge Hospital, at the age of 92. Predeceased by husband, Thomas Alan (Tom), Bailey in 1972. Betty will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Daughter, Gwen Gordon (Scott), Grandchildren, Ashley, Andrew and Colin, all of Port Coquitlam. Son, Peter Pardee SPACE (Sieka), of Thetis Island, Grandchildren Marnie BOOKING and Keith (Laura), Daughter, For: OLIVEIRA FUNERAL(John), HOME Marnie McDougall Rep: LBampton Grandchildren Elizabeth, KellyAd#: and 1310587 John, all of Edmonton. Two Brothers, John Marlow (Val), of Nanaimo, Nephew Michael, Tom Richards (Helen), and Nephew Tom Jr. (Janice), all of Edmonton. Also many other family members and friends. No Service by Request but a private family gathering will be held at a later date to celebrate Betty’s life.

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SANDFORD Douglas Sandford (Sam) Retired Det. Staff Sgt. (31 Years) New Westminster City Police December 27, 1921 – April 24, 2011 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our Beloved Husband, Dad and Grandpa, who passed away Sunday April 24, 2011 with wife Eileen, daughter Cathy and son-in-law Kevin by his side. Doug is predeceased by his parents Frederick & Mildred Sandford, twin Brother Norman, brother & sister William & Ethel. He will be deeply missed by Eileen, Cathy, Kevin, Grandson Michael (Courtnie) and Granddaughter Michelle (Andrew). Doug is also survived by his Brother-in-law Shaun Fetigan (London, England) Brother-in-law Henry Fetigan (Janie), nephews, nieces, great nephew & nieces. Doug was born and raised in Vancouver. When he is was 19 years old he joined the R.C.M.P. Doug then enlisted in the Army and joined the Canadian Scottish Regiment. During WWII in 1946 he met and married his Beloved Eileen in London, England. After the war he became a part of the New Westminster City Police Dept until he retired in 1979. Doug was an avid shooter and member of the Totem & Coast Marksman Gun Clubs & won many Shooting Competitions during his Police Career in Canada and the USA. He also enjoyed Duck Hunting, Reloading, fishing with Cathy and of course his “gardening”! But most of all Doug loved his family and his best friend and loving wife of 65 years Eileen. He enjoyed the time that he spent with Cathy, Kevin, Michael and Michelle and his many four-legged companions too! He has left a very large hole in all of our hearts. As Doug’s Granddaughter Michelle once said, “Grandpa, God broke the mold when he made you”! He was our world. “Dad, you will always be the Wind Beneath My Wings”. The family would especially like to thank everyone at the George Derby Centre for the wonderful care that they gave to Doug. Memorial service to be held Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 2:00PM at Columbia-Bowell Funeral Chapel 219 6th Street New Westminster. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the George Derby Centre.

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This article is by Chris Newell, Career Coach and Facilitator with Transitions Career & Business Chris Newell Consultants. When people are faced with unemployment – for any reason - they experience confusion, fear, frustration, insecurity and feelings of being overwhelmed. Not having a job, means not having a pay cheque, which means not having money coming in, which means our survival is jeopardized. It’s scary to think that we may not have our basic needs met; after all, we need shelter, food, clothing, and medical care. It’s natural to panic when our livelihood is lost. However, I think it’s very important for people at this time to stop and assess their inner and outer resources so that they don’t allow their fears to get the best of them. Making hasty decisions from a place of fear and anxiety can lead to ineffective and unsatisfactory outcomes in the future. It can actually cost more in the end: financially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. While being out of work is certainly a stressful time, make sure you give yourself a chance to respond to the situation objectively. Seek out information, resources, guidance and services to help you with all aspects of your life and career management. Don’t just react, and run out to find a job - any job – because ‘you’ve got to pay the bills’, without first considering how you can maximize this time to explore, invest and secure a purposeful career for you. Sure, the process could take longer, and there may be more time, money, energy and education involved, but the pay off could sustain you in so many ways, and actually benefit you intellectually and creatively as well as financially. You certainly would be more in control of your life, by making well thought-out decisions based on research, planning and experimenting, rather than just rushing into another job that could turn out to be a disaster. The Transitions Program, a free 3 week career exploration program is available to all unemployed people in the Lower Mainland. For information call 604-434-1177 or 604-681-2774.

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Continue to chase money. This week is relatively smooth, unhurried. Sunday holds a few frustrations if you wander afield after outside goals or adventure. Instead, stay home, garden, repair, or soak up nature. Romance, creative surges, pleasure and beauty surge Monday/Tuesday – you’re a winner! Tackle chores Wednesday/Thursday, buy machinery, seek health cures, employment or employees – you’ll succeed. Relationships face the deep, slow pulling apart you’ve noticed in recent years, but Saturday shows the cure. The problem is your ambition: the cure is another’s – support it. Taurus April 20-May 20: Your energy, effectiveness and charisma rise nicely! Don’t expect everything, as you’re in the trough that comes just before the big luck wave swells. That trough lasts to June 4 – five more weeks. Then 53 weeks of great, life-changing luck begin! Don’t waste your present energy: you can solve problems that would usually stymie you, can accomplish unusual feats. Focus your abilities on solving whatever has held you back. The main thing: to clear the way for big, lucky things June onward. Home’s sweet, good Monday/Tuesday. Romance, creativity midweek. Work, Friday. A good week! Gemini May 21-June 20: Continue to rest, plan, pray, meditate. Be charitable, deal with government agencies, institutions. Wishes can still come true, but consider this: wishes that lead to freedom are much more viable than those that lead to depth, darkness, lust, security, investment. Soon, you will get a chance for these deeper things (June 2011June 2012) but over the entire rest of this decade, these deeper things will “disagree” with ethics, law, friendship, lighter laughter – and the lighter will win. This also means light romance will conquer deep romance. Buy nothing Sunday. Success, all week!

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Most trends/occurrences are split into two streams: open relationships, and the more private, behind-scenes interactions. E.g., you are meeting challenging but lucky people or bright, obvious opportunities – these can quickly turn to intimacy, mutual financial funding, investment, detective work, or lifestyle commitments. Look for friendship on the surface, bonding underneath. Soon, this “deeper side” will increase – and by June onward, for a year, it will grow very lucky. But for now, the luck resides in the meeting, the seeing, relocation, pursuing new horizons and opportunities. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: This month doesn’t exactly offer you the prize with a flourish of easy luck, but it does give you a real preview of the luck to come, June 2011to June 2012. The prize involves a relationship. It could be an opportunity in business, new life horizons, love/marriage, fame, contract negotiations. It will arise because you impress or please someone, because you’re diplomatic and focused on another’s needs and desires. (You’re an expert at that.) This week, study your ethics Sunday: right, wrong? Your ambitions meet luck Monday/Tuesday; your hopes meet “a friend” Wednesday/Thursday! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Lots of work faces you – you might as well plod through. Recent romantic, pleasurable, creative or child-oriented ventures remain active, lucky. The year ahead (starting in a week or two) will expand your duties, so pack in some last-minute pleasure and relaxation now, while you can. You might, in the six weeks ahead, stumble upon a creative work situation – grab it. A co-worker romance might develop. Cautious Sunday: traps exist. Wisdom, gentle love flow Monday/Tuesday. Be ambitious Wednesday/ Thursday – success accompanies you! Your mood’s happier than events, late week.

Sutton Group – West Coast Realty

May 8 - 14, 2011 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: You’re riding a minor winning streak, but it’s good practice for the “big wave” that’s coming June 2011 through June 2012. That time will bring “benefits with responsibilities” in romance, creative projects, speculative ventures, pleasure, vacation, and children’s talents. These very things fill May, so enjoy life, relax and pursue love! A relationship gives you friction Sunday. Life’s depths, lust, finances, meet with luck Monday/Tuesday. Gentle love, understanding fill Wednesday/Thursday. You feel ambitious Friday/Saturday, but use a light touch if others react unexpectedly. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The focus lies on home, family, recuperation, nature, garden, soul, stomach, security, real estate, retirement, endings and beginnings. This period isn’t ultra-important at the moment, but it will become the source of your luck from June 2011 to June 2012. So keep your eyes open, your thoughts ticking. Chores might frustrate Sunday: proceed cautiously, especially around power tools. Relationships might be competitive Monday/ Tuesday, but they’re also lucky, even loving, so plunge in! Investments, debt, sex, intimate commitments, lifestyle changes proceed well Wednesday/Thursday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Romance has a few snags Sunday – go slow. Tackle chores or buy machinery,tools Monday/Tuesday.If unemployed,look for work, especially Tuesday afternoon. A whole grabbag of opportunities faces you Wednesday/Thursday. Go forth, seek, be curious, ask. Be diplomatic, too. Relationships surprise, reward. The news might disappoint in financial, health and/or sexual areas Friday/Saturday. Investments made Friday won’t work; those made Saturday might. Generally, this is a light, busy, smooth and satisfying week. Money’s still lucky in an income way, but not for long – act now! timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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LEGALS 5505

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of Vera Ensor, Deceased formerly of 4291 Gatenby Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 1M8 Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Vera Ensor, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to Annalie Lum Bing Kwok, Executrix, at c/o Cobbett & Cotton Law Corp. #300 - 410 Carleton Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6P6, on or before June 3, 2011 after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executrix then have notice. Annalie Lum Bing Kwok Executrix

5505

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS & OTHERS Re: The estate of Bernard Joseph Coatta aka Bernard J. Coatta, Bernard Coatta & Bernie Coatta, deceased, who died on February 21st, 2011, formerly of #404 - 1230 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Bernard Joseph Coatta aka Bernard J. Coatta, Bernard Coatta and Bernie Coatta are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executors, Bruce M. J. Coatta and Stephen J.J. Coatta c/o Brian C. Duncan, Hamilton Duncan Armstrong + Stewart at #1450 - 13401 108th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., V3T 5T3 on or before June 13, 2011 after which date the Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executors then have notice.

SUSTAINABLE REGION INITIATIVE . . .

5505

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

Re: The Estate of Stephen Mark Charlton

Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Stephen Mark Charlton, formerly of 310 - 6105 Kingsway Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia, who passed away on March 10th, 2006, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, David Michael Trepanier, c/o Stephen Wing & Company, 900 - 550 Victoria Street, Prince George, B.C. V2L 2K1, Attention: Cliff Shields on or before May 31, 2011, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.

TURNING IDEAS INTO ACTION

BROKERING FACILITY NOTICE TAKE NOTICE THAT Urban Impact Recycling Ltd., 15360 Knox Way, Richmond, BC has applied to the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (“Metro Vancouver”) pursuant to the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District Municipal Solid Waste and Recyclable Material Regulatory Bylaw for a Licence to: 1. Operate a Brokering Facility at 5 Capilano Way, New Westminster, BC where recyclable material is received, sorted, or baled then transported to a recycler for the purpose of recycling. These activities will reduce the volume of waste destined for disposal. 2. Operate within a building within the boundaries of the land or premises with the legal description of: PID 005093-392, Lot 19, Sub Block 8, Plan 53357, Group 1, New Westminster District. 3. Open for processing 24 hours a day Monday-Sunday. 4. Ensure no more than 2,200 tonnes of Recyclable Materials would be on the site at any one time. It should be noted that this application is at a preliminary stage and has not gone to the Solid Waste Manager for his consideration. Therefore, aspects of the proposal may change as the application proceeds through the review process. This Notice is published pursuant to the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District Municipal Solid Waste and Recyclable Material Regulatory Bylaw 181 as amended. A person who may be adversely affected by the granting or amending of the Licence described in this notice may, within 30 days of its publication, notify Metro Vancouver’s Solid Waste Manager in writing stating how that person is affected. The Solid Waste Manager may take into consideration any information received after 30 days only if the Solid Waste Manager has not made a decision on the Licence. Please note that submissions in response to this notice may be made available to the public as part of the public record, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Metro Vancouver Attention: Ray Robb, Solid Waste Manager 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby B. C. V5H 4G8 Phone: (604) 432-6200 Fax: (604) 436-6707 Email: regulationenforcement@metrovancouver.org

5505

REAL ESTATE

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Janet Elizabeth Walker formerly of 302 – 1215 Pacific Street, Coquitlam BC, are required to send particulars of those claims to the Executor, Larry Walker, c/o 202 - 5501, Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G3, Attn: Stephen Miller, on or before May 28, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed giving regard only to those claims which have been received.

6007

FOR SALE; 42 seat Coffee Shop / Catering Business. Great take out traffic. Boasts homemade Bread, Soups, etc. $250,000. Contact Debbie at 250-787-8424.

6008

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Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02

Abbotsford

MOUNTAINVIEW VILLAGE in quiet end location. Family oriented complex in East Abby. Has outdoor pool, club house, playground, pets allowed. This UPDATED 3 BR, 3 bath feels like a home. Spacious mn flr offering eating area/computer space off the remodeled kitchen w/new modern cabinet fronts & hardware, counters, tile floor & appls. Nice dining rm w/slider to private yard & patio. Good size living rm w/gas fireplace w/lam flrs. 3 BR up master has ensuite & walk in closet. Double side by side garage. Painted in trendy colours & close to visitor parking. Great place to call home! Easy access to Hwy 1, shopping, parks, and all levels of schools. $284,900. Call Pamela Stadnik, Remax Treeland Realty, 604-533-3491

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6008-28

Richmond

Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR, 1180 Landsdowne Dr. $895 up, carpets, drapes, balc./ patio, outdoor pool, tennis crt, NO PET. nr Coq Ctre. Avail now or June 1st. 604-942-2865 1 BR in excel bldg, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, more, N/P, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040 1 BR $1100 close to Brentwood & B.C.I.T. newly renovated kitchen & bathroom...sorry no pets 604.786.0762 1 BR. N. West. by Moody Park, $775 incl prkg, heat, storage, ns, np, refs. June 1, 604-786-3488

1116 HAMILTON ST.,

NEW WESTMINSTER 1 bdrms from $775

Low rise in residential uptown neighborhood. Close to parks and public transit.

810 ANDREW ST.,

NEW WESTMINSTER 1 bdrm from $880 2 bdrm from $1100

Beautifully landscaped grounds with views of Fraser river. Outdoor swimming pool and close to parks.

430 11th ST.,

NEW WESTMINSTER Bachelor from $750 1 bdrm from $810

Large balconies and fitness. Close to transit and parks.

RENTALS 604-521-8831

rentals@capreit.net www.caprent.com

6508

Richmond 300sqft.+ West Facing Patio 1 BR $264,900 Centrally located. View website for open times, pics and floorplans. Michael Lepore Royal LePage 604-295-3974 www.AccoladeRealEstate.ca

6508

Apt/Condos

uSELLaHOME.com

Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $94,900 597-8361 id4714 Langley Open House Sat/Sun 1-4, 20827-43A ave. immaculate 2872sf 5br 2.5ba home, quiet cul-de-sac $669K 534-0852 id5318 Sry Bear Creek Park beauty 1440sf rancher, gated 45+ $275,900 306-931-3939 id5234

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6020-01

Real Estate

'YOUR PLACE' ....If you have a small downpayment, less than perfect credit, then we are your link to home ownership. Call Kim 604-628-6598

6020-22

New Westminster

5 BR (3 BR upper + 2 BR legal suite. $1000/mo rent). 2313 sq ft. $640,000. Karim Juma, Royal Le Page City Centre, 604-678-9143

6050

Out Of Town Property

BIG BEAUTIFUL AZ LAND $99/mo, $0 down - 0 Interest. Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 hour from Tucson Int’l Airport. Guaranteed Financing! NO CREDIT CHECK! Pre-recorded msg 1-800-631-8164 code 4040 www.sunsiteslandrush.com

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

www.bcforeclosures.com 6 BR home from $18,000 down $1,850/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

6508

Apt/Condos

BBY HIGHGATE Bright & Lrg 1 BR, newly reno’d. Avail Immed, Inc heat/hot water. 778-994-2334

3 BR, Capital Hill, Bby, top flr, mtn view, family complex, nr elem & high school, shops & transit. Fully renod, $1200 incls heat, h/w & prkg. Immed. Brad 604-377-3183

BBY, METROTOWN. 1 - 2 BR. Clean, quiet bldg. Incl heat/hot water. Immed. 778-323-0237

SALISBURY APARTMENT 7111 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate Lrg 2 BR’s. Rent incl heat & hot water. NS/NP. ★ 604-526-5584 BBY, Lghd Mall. Bach, $700 incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, Apr 1. 604-779-3882 BBY METROTOWN 1 & 2 BR. Avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 604-715-1824

1 & 2 BEDROOM APT

on Balmoral Street avail May 1 & June 1. 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.

BBY S. Bach & 2 BR. $620, $860 incl hw, ug prkg, WiFi, hardwood, storage cat ok, 604-818-1129

BBY/COQ. BROOKSIDE 2 BR, 7 appls, f/p, sec prkg, storage. Near sfu, skytrn, mall. Avail Jun 1. $1100. NS/NP. 778-891-8772 COQ 1 BR condo close to all amens, 5 appls, ug parking, corner unit, n/s, n/p. Quiet building. Avail Jun 1 604-314-1375

6508

Apt/Condos

COQ. 2 BR $900, Avail Now orJun1 , heat, parking. 778-990-7079 or 604-521-8249

COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 Br $720, 2 Br $820. Incl h/w, bldg W/D. Nr transit. 778-865-6696 GROSVENOR HOUSE 1 BR Apt, incls ht & h/w. By Moody Park. 720 - 7th Ave, New West. N/P, N/S. 604-517-1077

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

ARBOUR GREENE

KING ALBERT COURT

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

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

AMBER ROCHESTOR

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

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

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

CALYPSO COURT

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

office: 604- 936-3907

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

AMBER (W)

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

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

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

401 Westview St, Coq

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

Apt/Condos

Surrey Gardens Apartments www.GreatApartments.ca

$670.00

Real Estate

1 BR. near Coq. Centre, Douglas College, WCE, pool, hw, laminate & marble, prkg, storage, ns, pet neg. now, $950, 778-889-5849

for your new one bedroom home

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6020-01

6020

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

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RENTALS

6508

6020

Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.

Call to view! 604-589-7040

1 MONTH FREE!

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

1300 King Albert, Coq

EL PRESIDENTE

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

NEW WEST

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

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

office: 604- 936-1225

Call 604-518-5040

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments Available

GARDEN VILLA

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

604 - 941 - 7721

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

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST 2 br 1 bath, all appls, balcony, 1 prkg, McBride & Sangster, behind McDonalds, great shopping, good transit, quiet bldg, $1350. Lease Pat 604-916-0098

NEW WEST. RENO’ed 1 BR & 2 BR. New Kitchen/Bathroom, Carpet, Appliances. From $795 & $1050. 604-724-8353

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

RIVERS INLET Apartments

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 NEW WEST Cozy 1 BR Penthouse, nr all amens, n/s, n/p, $750. Avail Now. 604-783-6003

(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.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.

NEW WEST. Quiet 1 BR, g/lvl. Nr Moody Park. $700/mo + utils. 604-591-3628 or 604-517-5593

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

NEW WEST 2 BR + den 2 bath at The Point Spectacular view fromt he balcony $1795. Call Quay Pacific Property Management Ltd at 604-570-2786

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

SAPPERTON 1BDRM near RCH/Skytrain, cat ok, no elevator, $675/mo incl heat/hot water, 604-777-1716

SUNSET PARK

Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE Highrise DELUXE Condo GREAT LOCATION. 1 BR & Den • 900 sq. ft

7 appls, parking, storage, $1350. Rec & Amenity rooms. NS / NP.

604- 983- 8046

VILLA MARGARETA 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

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

5870 Sunset Street

Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

604 420-5636

www.montecitotowers.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

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 Alex 604-999-9978

or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

MOVE-IN BONUS

1021 HOWAY ST. NEW WESTMINSTER

1 bdrm from $825 2 bdrm from $961

Include heat, hot water, D/W, gym & visual intercom. U/G parking & storage avail. Near transit/Skytrain & shopping. Pet-Friendly Community

RENTALS 604-521-8831 rentals@capreit.net www.caprent.com

POCO 3 BR Rancher, 2 f/bath, w/d, big f/yard. $1350. By bus. Av May 15 Pet ok. 604-522-3100

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6565

Office/Retail Rent

POCO RETAIL 1236sf, $3200, 2569 Shaughnessy St. Air cond, exc loc acreoss from City Hall. Jun 1. Bill Evans 604-836-2494

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

2 BR Bsmt suite $1100 incl heat/ hw and shared w/d. Suits Professional Couple or Single. Avail May 15 or June 1, Quiet neighbourhood, references required. 604-312-9641

Whitgift Gardens

BBY 2 BR, $750 incls utils, nr Edmonds skytrain, bus & schl, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 604-524-0998

1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo.

BBY CARIBOO HTS, 2 BR updated bsmt ste, $875 inc utils, n/s, n/p, no w/d. Now. 604-528-6036

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

No pets. Available now.

604 939-0944

Co-ops

ARBORETUM HOUSING Co-op located in Guildford Area, easy access to Port Mann. Spacious Townhouses, W/D hook up, D/W, F/P, 2 parking stall, 4 BR Townhouse $1144mo + utils. - Share purchase $2000. N/P. Avail June 1. Call between 10am - 9pm, 604 582-9520

Post 83 Co-op

Highrise Co-op close to Metrotown, Skytrain, Central Park 1BR Rents from $686 to $787 per month. Share purchase $1,500. Income must be above $27,500 per year. NO PETS NO SUBSIDY AVAILABLE Please send SAE with a $10.00 application fee to Post 83 Co-op #106 4221 Mayberry St Burnaby BC V5H 4E8

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY Metrotown 3 BR bsmt home, deck, garage, workshop. Av now. $1500. NS/NP. 604-327-3855

BBY NORTH, 3 BR house, 1.5 bath, all appls, lrg rec rm, carport, lrg yrd. Nr BCIT, SFU, transit. $1450. Avail now. 604-299-2161 COQ NEW HORIZONS, brand new architect-designed, high ceiling, sunny home. 2000 sf w/3 BR, 2.5 baths,1 Den, 2 lvls, gorgeous garden , quiet cul-de-sac. $2200. Avail immed. 604-760-6372 COQ/BBY, near Lougheed Mall/ bus/park/skytrain, 5 BR hse, 2 full baths, 2 kitchens, f/p. NS, Ref. Avail Jun 1. 604-785-1699

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ W. Plateau 2 BR, 11 ft ceilings, patio, panoramic view, sauna/steam room, W/D. NP/NS. $997. Av May 1. 604-880-2991

N. WEST, Hume Park, Braid skytrain. Lrg 2 BR, sh’d W/D, prkg. $975 incls utils, cable/net. May 15/Jun1. NS/NP. 604-540-2177

8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

NEW WEST. 1 BR. Shared w/d. ns/np. $725 incl hydro. Avail Now. 604-325-0453, 604-761-0453

8030

NEW WEST, Queens Park, 4th St, 1 BR, priv entry, sh’d w/d. Character home/modernized. Suits 1 person. $635/mo incls utils. May 1. Ns/np. 604-521-3025

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Renos to Handyman’s Service Call Ray 604-418-4208

Carpentry

BBY, HIGHGATE. Spacious 1 BR + den. F/bath, sh’d w/d, f/yard. Nice area! Suits 1. Ns/np. $700 incl hydro. June 1. 604-522-6525 BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, g/lvl, Alarm. Near skytrn. NS/NP. Refs. $750 incl util/cbl. 604-430-1358 BBY, Metrotown. 2 BR, upper flr. Nr bus, Skytrain, schls, T&T Mrkt. Ns/np. $950 + util. 604-438-1588 BBY N Huge 2 BR ste, nr SFU, $1000 + 1/3 utils, n/s, n/p, huge garden, Immed. 604-421-2286 BBY N. Lrg 3 BR upper flr. Nr SFU all amens. $1450 incl util, sh’d w/d. N/s, n/p. 604-420-7998 BBY, Near BCIT, 2 BR g/lvl ste. NS/NP. $1000 incl utils, shared w/d, Immed. 604-438-1790 BBY, NORTH. 1 BR, f/bath, priv w/d. Cat ok. $900 for 1 person, incl utils. June 1. 778-898-5159 BBY SOUTH. Lrg 1 BR gr lev, own W/D, NS/NP. Suits cpl. $825 incls utls. Refs. 604-526-7335

NEW WEST, Queensborough, Large 2 BR, g/lvl. $750 incl utils. Ns/np. 604-525-7039 NORTHSIDE POCO, newer 1 BR bsmt, near schools and shopping. includes utils, available May 15, $700/mth, N/s, N/p, 604-941-6843 or 778-708-4045 POCO. 2 BR, f/ba, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! Ns/Np. $975/mo incl utls. Avail now. 604-944-1479 POCO. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. Big fenced yard. $925/mo incl hydro. Now. Ns/np. 604-941-3068 POCO BRIGHT private 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yard, freshly painted, new bath, inste w/d. Small pet ok. avail now, $750 incls utils. Suits mature n/s. 604-299-5435 POCO, MARY HILL. 1/2 duplex. 3 BR up. 3 BR down. Rec room. Ideal to operate a beauty salon, physio clinic, daycare, accounting or large family with in-law accom. Owner helps conversion. Immed. $2,100/mo negotiable + util. 604-953-0952 or 604-671-2049 POCO, NORTHSIDE. 2 BR, g/lvl. Gas f/p, garage, priv entry. $800. Ns/np. May 15th. 604-942-9725 PT MDY. Bright 1 BR grnd lev, Gas f/p, priv W/D. $700/mo incls all utils. NS/NP. 604-936-4815

6605

Townhouses Rent

POCO 2 BR T/H $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse, $830, quiet-family complex, no pets call 604-464-0034.

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. • 1 & 2 BR Apts also avail.

Call 604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.com

WOODLAND PARK

BBY, The Crest. Newly reno’d 2 BR. Private w/d & yard. N/s. $975 incl hydro. 604-522-5547 BURNABY S, Near Metrotown, 2 BR Ste, grnd level, avail now, N/s, N/p. Call 604-771-9825 COQ 2 BR bsmt, lrg kit, w/d, small cov patio, newly painted, n/s, $725 + 1/3 utils, 604-525-9266

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

6620 COQ , Blue Mtn Park area. Bright 1 BR. On quiet street. D/w, alarm. Shared w/d. $700/mo + 1/3 util. Ns/np. avail now. 604-939-5711 COQ BRIGHT 1 BR, nr Coq Ctr, priv ent & w/d, n/s, n/p, $750 incls utils, Avail Now. 604-472-9255

N WEST free utils/full/cbl /net furnished/unfurn, 4 br heritage home, quiet, w/d. N/s, n/p. May 15/Jun1. $2500. 604-805-6763

COQ CTR. Very clean, big 1 BR. Shared laundry. Ns/np. $750/mo incl utils/internet. Avail June 1st. Near bus route. 604-464-1085

NEW WEST Victoria Hill new 4 BR T/home, roof top sundeck w/ great views! 2200+sf, 3 f/ bath, all appls, 2 sec prkg, locker. immed, $2500/mo. NS/NP. 778-228-9598

COQ. WEST Upper 2 BR, own W/D, sundeck. Avail now. $995 + utls. NS/NP. 604-637-3662

Warehouse/ Commercial

LANGLEY. 2780 sq. ft. main floor warehouse plus 600 sf mezzanine. Front office and rear grade loading with 90’ turning radius! $7.25/sf. Ben Gauer, Royal LePage Ben Gauer & Associates, 604-644-0273 or 604-581-3838

LANGLEY. 2780 sq. ft. main floor warehouse plus 600 sf mezzanine. Front office and rear grade loading with 90’ turning radius! $7.25/sf. Ben Gauer, Royal LePage Ben Gauer & Associates, 604-644-0273 or 604-581-3838

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

8035

Carpet Cleaning

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING Carpet, Upholstery, Auto (Int), walls & windows 604-765-8054 STAIN/PET URINE Specialst. Restore. 604-536-7627 www.Emerald.ChemDry.ca.

8055

Cleaning

A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★

8060

8080

Electrical

Small Jobs to rewires, lighting control, new houses, repairs. Insured & bonded. Knob & tube replacement specialist. Lic. #23726. Call Chris, 604-788-3864 #1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. CHARLIE’S ELECTRIC Co. #94835 all electric needs, reas rates bonded WCB 778-888-4528

New Westminster

BBY, 14 Ave/2nd St. 1 BR, grd/lvl. $700/mo includes hydro. Shared laundry. Ns/np. 604-802-4492

6510

99-7360 Halifax St, Bby

Houses - Rent

Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incld 604-291-8197 www.sunsetparkapt.com

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

MONTECITO TOWERS

6540

HOME SERVICES

Concrete

HOMEFIX ELECTRICAL DIVISION - Contract # 102055 200 Amp Service Upgrades Spring Special $1800. Free est. Ins. 25 yrs exp. 604-725-5371 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

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

8090

Fencing/Gates

West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar specialists since 1991 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761 DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408

8073

Drainage

BAJ MINI EXCAVATING Sewer/storm, drains, oil tanks, paving, retain wall. 604-779-7816

Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

HENRY’S

HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES Sanding & Refinishing Installation Quality Workmanship Free Estimates Fully Licensed & Insured

604-771-8885

8130

Handyperson

HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011 HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, drywall. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740 A Semi Retired Tradesman Small Renovations & Repairs, Crown Moldings & Finishing. Richard, 604-377-2480

8150 • • • •

Kitchens/Baths

NEW AIR MAINTENANCE

Outdoor Kitchens Pizza Ovens • Gazebos Garden Houses Waterfalls Luxury You Can Afford!

604-671-9901

8155

Landscaping

★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083

DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984 Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Old Pools Filled in Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. 604 782-4322

★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444 Paul Sato Gardening, Lawn Cut, Power Rake, Aerating, Fertilzer, Hedge Trim, Pruning, Weeding, Yard Cleanup. 604-298-5597

8160

Lawn & Garden

SPRING IS HERE!!! • Spring Clean Lawn & Garden • Lawn Mowing • Plant & Maintain Gardens • Landscaping

Free Estimates & Friendly Service

Call Andy 604-544-3677 AndrewsGarden@shaw.ca

D & J GardenScape

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

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

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

8075

Drywall

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

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

604-916-7729 JEFF

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

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Best Service! Best Price! Hardwood, Laminate & Tiles. Repair & Refinish. 604-783-4615 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508 PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION. Quick & Clean, Good prices. Free Est. ★ 604-566-4429

8125

Gutters

EDGEMONT GUTTERS

• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning

604-420-4800 Established 1963

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667

Planning on RENOVATING? 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

■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Power Raking Lawn Maintenance Moss Control Trimming Spring Cleanup Call for our SPRING SPECIALS 604-589-8527 604-771-4636

GARDENING SERVICE

Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration. Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741

Or 604-782-3411 Laura

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 CHAFFER BEETLE Treatment. Lawn care, reseeding, rototilling gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488 604-723-2468; T. TRAN, New lawns, grass cuts, p/raking, aerating, hedging, pruning. Reliable

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

HON’S Garden Services •Lawn Cut •Power Rake •Trim •Weed & more ★ 604-317-5328

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES Lawn & Garden

Lawn cut/pwr rake/aeration/ hedge trim/clean-up/top dress. Reliable. No tax. 778-241-9706

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

AAA PRECISION PAINTING

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 LAWN MAINTENANCE 20 yrs exp. power rake, aerating. Free est. Reliable Reas. 604-649-9965 Ny Ton Gardening yard & lawn maint. trimming, shrubs, hedging, 604-782-5288

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

QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.

778.881.6096

8195

8240

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

Plumbing

A+A+A+A+A+A+

ENTERPRISE Mechanical Systems • PLUMBING • HEATING • GAS FITTING • RESTORATION

Tel: 604-931-7575

Cell: 604-612-4347

A+A+A+A+A+A+

THE LAWN BUTCHER Only Prime Cuts will do! Call Jim 778-839-6250

Specialized in Reno’s: . Framing . Sundecks. Stairs . Rooms. Garages. Sheds. Basements .Tiles . Vinyl Siding. Exterior Paint . Hardwood & Laminate Floors . Fencing . . Small or big jobs. Insured.WCB

604-761-1743

A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A

SASHA LANDSCAPING, Trimming, Grass Cut, Garden Maint. Free Est. Insured. 604-812-1298

NeedSPACE a Gardener?

BOOKING For:VANCOUVER RENOVATIONS ( Doug Ruchty) Rep: MVilliers Ad#: 1307823 Find one in the Home Services section Commercial • Strata Small Business Painting • Drywall • Flooring Pressure Washing. Hourly or by Contract Free Estimates. Call Richard:

604-671-9901

A Lady & Gentleman

Magic Star Painting

8175

Masonry

QUALITY STONEWORK All Types. Fair Prices. Repairs. 604-726-6129

Spring Specials 3 ROOMS 4 ROOMS $ 279 $359 Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates

Call Now: 780-6510

8185

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

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

AJK MOVING LTD. Moving • Storage • Deliveries Local & Long Distance Movers Residential • Commercial Industrial

Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard

604-875-9072, 604-873-5292

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

604-708-8850

BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates! Starting $30/ hour Licensed & Insured

• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport

604-787-8061

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 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 TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 • bc.moving@gmail.com • TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK

$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. Get 25% off. Call 604-219-5555

Insured/WCB

Low Prices, High Quality *25 years Experience * Fully Insured WCB * Free Estimates * References Call Steve 604-722-1313

D&M PAINTING

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

604-724-3832

DANN DECORATING

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

Call Geoff Dann at:

604-782-8665

FAIRWAY PAINTING

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

7291234

Quayside Painting 3Rooms Rooms

$250

• Spray texture repair • BBB • WCB • Fully insured

604-727-0043

PLUMBERS

D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832

DRAINAGE, PLUMBING maintenance, restoration & renovations. Free est. 604-839-5353

DAN THE HANDYMAN. Reno’s & Home Repairs, 20 yrs Exp. Free Estimates. ★ Call 604 715-3979

LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 LICENSED PLUMBER/GAS FITTER, Plumbing, Heating, Backflow Testing, 604-722-4322

8225

Power Washing

SMART CLEANING Janitorial, Pressure Washing, Window Cleaning. 604-862-9797

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

Call 604-880-2502

www.allseasonpainting.ca FLYING COLORS PAINTING Drywall repairs, wall covering, WCB. Reliable, quality & clean work. Henry 604-780-3183 NEAT PROF. PAINTING Room special $230. Int or ext. 10 yrs exp. Luis 604-339-3839

SKYLINE DECKING Renovations, Roofing, New Construction WCB/Insured/Licensed Guaranteed workmanship, reasonable pricing Call for FREE Estimate Luke: 604-729-6871

8250

Roofing

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. “We Keep you Dry”

Spring Special WE PAY THE HST!*

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS

*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

Since 1983

Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

Call Bill

25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty

A

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

#1 Roofing Company in BC

604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com

CANWEST CABINETRY Save Money on Manufacturer Direct! Quality Custom Kitchens & Baths New • Renos • Refacing • Closets Entertainment Units & more! Free Estimates 604-328-0611

MATCO DESIGN

All Renovations & Additions, Ins. Quality Work

604-720-1564

30 yrs exp. matco@telus.net

WWW.RENORITE.COM

Save Your Dollars!

✓ RenoRite

778-317-1256•604-451-0225 Bath *Kitchen* Suites & More

8255

Roofing

Rubbish Removal

A.J.K. Moving Ltd. Special truck for clean-ups. Any size job. Lic# 32839 604-875-9072 873-5292 Tried & True Since 1902

Call for a free estimate:

1.877.602.7346

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

www.crownroofgutters.ca Quality work by Qualified Professionals.

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

CHEAP CHEAP

Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198 DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

Family owned & operated since 1989

(604) 299-8131

MAN WITH TRUCK available for rubbish removal, moving and deliveries. Todd 604-765-9684

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

Advantage Building Maintenance: •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •FREE Estimate 604-802-1918 Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516

CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715

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

ALL SEASON PAINTING

• Exterior & Interior • WCB & Liability Insurance • Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing

A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567

778-997-9582

COLOURFAST PAINTING

Home Improvements, Painting, Tile, Carpentry, Plumbing, Elec. Quality, 25yrs exp. 604-512-8915 www.aladyandgentleman.com

Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064

CANSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust!

Moving & Storage

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

8250

NEW AIR MAINTENANCE

A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A

YARD CLEAN-UP, lawns cut, hedges pruned, trees trimmed, power raking, aerating, rubbish removal, gutters. 604-773-0075

Renovations & Home Improvement

TIMWOOD HOMES LTD

Paving/Seal Coating

METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936

8220

Royal Garden Lawn cut, edging, power raking, pruning, tree/hedge trimming WCB Ins. 604-754-8407

Painting/ Wallpaper

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates

604-588-0833

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

B-Cheema Roofing

All Types of Roofing & Repairs Free Estimates

604.722.3600

COAST TO COAST ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~

Gary, 604-897-3614

8300

Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank Royal Castle Roofing - New & Re-roofing, Work Guar, 15% Senior. Disc. Jazz 604-725-9963

8255

Rubbish Removal

REMOVAL

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925

8310

Top Soil

HIGH QUALITY top soil for gardening/landscaping. Gov’t approved. P-up/Del. 604-657-9936

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

9125

Domestic

ESTATE 1995 CHRYSLER CONCORD, 108k. a/c, remote entry, alrm, all orig, $2250 obo. 604-524-6567, 604-521-8493

99 89 $ $ 1/2 LOAD 99 1/2LOAD LOAD 79 1/2 59 53 Ask about 40 $ $ 129LOAD LOAD 159 LOAD

Avoid Costly repairs, let us tune up your original a/c system. Save lots of $$$ Guaranteed Results!

NoNO Hidden HIDDENCHARGES NO HIDDEN Charges CHARGES NO HST

WE GUARANTEE GUARANTEE ALL WE ALL COSTS COSTS

209-6663

Call KoolAir King

604-996-5464(KING)

LOW COST ® Rubbish Removal

Isaac ★ 604-727-5232

A L L JU N K ?

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. r

604 628 9044

TM

604-537-8523

604-RUBBISH 782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com

Student Works

Disposal & Recycling

Trips start at

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

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

8335

Window Cleaning

Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

604-420-4800 Established 1963

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

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2008.5 NISSAN Titan Ext cab, unique 8 ft bed, loaded, Flex fuel. well maintained & serviced, some warranty remaining. $25,750 Firm 604-328-0070.

9160

Sports & Imports

2003 NISSAN Pathfinder Chikoot black, 98K, new parts, loaded, $10,900. 604-375-1077 after 4pm NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

TRIPLE BLACK, tinted windows, all records, one owner, Mint, 7 passenger, 17'5 spoke AMG wheels, New exhaust, plugs & coils. Call Rob 604.644.0257 or rob@aalltech.com

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition ❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s

s r

Tree Services

Is your Vehicle A/C Not Working?

$

$40 Askabout about $30 Ask 35 Tues. & Thurs. Tues & Thurs. Tues. & Thurs.

Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Large or small jobs Nobody beats our prices $ 15 OFF with this ad

8315

AUTOMOTIVE

9105

RUBBISH

8160

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

$49

B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .

WONDERFUL CONDITION with 94000 Kms. Upgraded sound system, New Automatic and recent Tune up, no accidents Call Rob 604.644.0257 or rob@aalltech.com

9173

Vans

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

E

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2003 PONTIAC Montana extended van, great running condition. Navy blue (similar to picture), gray interior. 166,000 KMs, all in Lower Mainland. New brakes, DVD system, comes with snow tires. $5,000 obo. Call 604-802-2884.

9522

RV’s/Trailers

John 778-288-8009

2004 FORD F350 diesel Lariat, 135 K, set up for 5th wheel, canopy $18,900. 604-943-4342

2001 TITANIUM 24EX, 1 slide, qu bed, ns, no pets, 4 new shocks/ tires. $18,900. 604-943-4342

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

2004 RANGER 4x4, ext cab, fully loaded, matching canopy. $8995 604-200-1313 or 1-604-223-0994

2004 JAYCO 10ft Tent Trailer, fully loaded, sleeps 8, good cond. Asking $6500 obo. 604-524-4778

10% OFF with this ad www.studentworksdisposal.com


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100% B C Owned and Operated

Salt Spring Organic Fair Trade Coffee

y a D Mother’s

Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate Bars

Large Hass Avocados

Meat Department assorted varieties

assorted varieties

2.79

10.99

2/3.00

Canadian Beef Tenderloin Steaks

9.99lb/ 22.02kg

100g • product of USA

400g • product of B.C.

Fair Trade, Certified Organic

Olympic Organic Yogurt

Mini Persian Cucumbers from Del Cabo Cooperative Certified Organic

3.98

original, French vanilla or plain

7.99

Lundberg Rice Chips

Sogel Mussels in Garlic Butter

assorted varieties

1.75kg tubs product of Canada

2/5.00

5.99

170g • product of USA

Blue Diamond Almond Breeze

2/7.00

Chapman’s Ice Cream

1.89L

2/7.00

12.99

Organic Country French Bread White Only

2.99

150g

15% off

150g • product of B.C.

regular retail prices

Nando’s Sauces Pamela’s Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Cookies assorted varieties

assorted varieties

Lifetime Liquid Calcium Magnesium Citrate

4.49

A liquid calcium citrate formula for superior absorption. Six delicious flavours to choose from.

370-380ml

2/5.00

16.99

150-170g • product of USA

Rice Bakery 3.99

Refresh, renew, revitalize-create the luxury of a spa in your own home. Great gift idea for Mom!

3.99

200-225g • product of B.C.

Simply Natural Organic Dressings assorted varieties

3/6.99

Mary’s Organic Crackers assorted varieties

2/7.00

454g

Urban Spa Bath and Beauty

regular or no salt

3.99

500g

Mother’s Day Rice Sacher Tortes

Give your shake or favourite smoothie an instant boost of whole protein, fibre, essential fatty acids and green foods!

25.99

RainCoast Solid White Albacore Tuna

assorted varieties

regular retail price

Sequel Vega Whole Food Smoothie Infusion

200g • reg 5.99

Brookside Chocolate Covered Fruits and Nuts

6" Mother’s Day Belgian Chocolate Cake

10% off

4.99

398-400ml • product of USA

From Our Bakery

each

assorted varieties

3/4.98

with or without pulp

prepacked or bins • select sizes

Tre Stelle Bocconcini

regular or lite

Oasis Premium Orange Juice

Bulk Department

reg 12.99

Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk

311-400g • product of Canada

each

Thompson Seedless Organic Raisins

10.99

2 L • product of Canada

assorted varieties

+ dep. + eco fee

.98

assorted varieties

3.99

Nature’s Path Organic Optimum Cereals

2.63L • product of Canada

Certified Organic

454g

Choices’ Own Family Sized Quiche

assorted varieties

4.99

Tommy Atkins Mangoes from Planeta Verde Cooperative

From the Deli

assorted varieties

1lb Pkg

Dietitia n Top Ch s’ oice

354ml • product of USA

475ml

Blue Sky All Natural Caffeine Free Sodas assorted varieties

2/1.00

354ml • product of USA + dep. + eco fee

184g

Gluten-Free Health Fair

Saturday, May 28, 9:30am - 4:00pm, Choices Market 3248 King George Blvd., South Surrey and Sunday, May 29 11:00am - 4:00pm. Heritage Hall, 3102 Main St. Vancouver. Featuring cooking classes, samples, seminars and resources. Cost $18. Pre-registration is advised. Call 604-736-0009.

choicesmarkets.com Yaletown

Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

1888 W. 57th Ave. 1202 Richards St. Vancouver Vancouver 604.633.2392 604.263.4600

Prices Effective May 5 to May 11, 2011.

Choices in the Park

Rice Bakery South Surrey

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 6855 Station Hill Dr. 604.736.0301 Burnaby 604.522.6441

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna

250.862.4864 Note Area Code

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