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Celebrating Eva’s spirit: Peter Yi and Bill Markvoort with 65 Red Roses, an art project dedicated to the memory of Eva Markvoort, who died in March after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis. The art is on display at Hwang and Company law firm on Columbia Street.

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Eva’s legacy lives on through art

BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Eva Markvoort’s remarkable spirit has helped spark an unprecedented artistic collaboration in Canada – and you won’t have to go far to find it.

Spearheaded by New Westminster residents Angela Au Hemphill and Ian Hemphill, 65 members of the Federation of Canadian Artists created a piece of artwork in honour of Markvoort, a Royal City resident who passed away March 27 after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis.

Artists contributing to the project include Robert Bateman, Alan Wylie, Mike Svob, Robert Genn and Au Hemphill. “We ended up with 65 world-class artists,” Hemphill told The Record recently. “There are some real players on that list. … This is quite a historic event.”

The concept was to have 65 artists contribute a single painting of a red rose, with all of the tiles being combined into one composite painting. Au Hemphill suggested the idea to the Federation of Canadian Artists, which ◗Eva Page 8

Parents make emotional plea to tipster BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The Gunderson Family is seeking some closure to the tragic death of three-year-old Megan Gunderson 14 years ago. Prompted by a recent anony-

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who recently sent in an anonymous tip and to the driver to come forward and identify themselves. “It says a lot about a person when they have the courage to come forward on their own, under such difficult circumstanc-

es,” said Melanie Gunderson, Megan’s mom. “It says a lot about the person you are. We are hoping the tipster will help us out once again.” Gunderson said it’s a parent’s responsibility to keep their children safe.

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Megan had been gardening with her mother and ran inside to get a hat to protect her blonde head from the sun. The little girl then saw a van that looked like her father’s and ran out towards the vehicle, probably thinking her dad was coming home. Megan was fatally injured when the vehicle struck her in front of her home at 239 Pembina St., and the suspect vehicle driver failed to remain at the scene. A potential suspect driver was identified early in the investigation, but police investigators eliminated that person as the driver of the vehicle in the fatal incident. While the file has remained open, police recently ramped up their investigation after receiving an anonymous, typed letter in the mail that contained “crucial information” about the case. “It must have taken an incredible amount of courage,” Gunderson said about the tipster’s letter. “It has renewed our hope that a final piece of this will get some answers.” Pregnant at the time Megan was killed, Melanie was due that day and delivered daughter Madison almost two days after Megan’s death. The family has tried to keep Megan’s memory alive, and a playground in Ryall Park in named in her memory. Sgt. Gary Weishaar said the tipster has “crucial information to this investigation” and appealed to the person to contact police. “We need you to identify yourself,” he said. “You have come this far. We believe you want to go all the way. We need you, the Gunderson family needs you, Megan needs you.” Appealing to the tipster and the driver to come forward, Weishaar said that keeping information about the case to themselves for 14 years has been a burden. He said the driver has also been carrying the guilt of the accident, always looking over her shoulder, struggling to sleep at night and wondering if each knock at the door was a visit from the police. “Now is the time,” he said. “It’s the 11th hour for you.” Weishaar said police have evidence

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Information sought: Megan Gunderson before she was struck by a car and killed 14 years ago. Below, an image of a van similar to the one police believe struck the little girl. from the 1996 accident scene, witness testimony and new information from an anonymous tipster. The Megan Gunderson tips line can be reached at 604-529-2430. “Megan has got her own hotline waiting for your call,” Weishaar said. “We need our tipster and the driver to step forward.” Melanie Gunderson, accompanied by husband Craig and daughter Candice, attended Friday’s press conference. Weishaar told media that it’s been an emotional few weeks for the family, since they learned police had received new information about the case. To protect the ongoing investigation, Weishaar said some facts can’t be shared at this time, such as whether the anonymous tip was typed on a computer or typewriter. He also couldn’t comment on the possible connection between the tipster and the driver who hit Megan. “We are at a sensitive juncture of this investigation, as you can appreciate,” he said. “There is details, there is evidence we

are keeping it to ourselves.” Weishaar said the tipster is not the driver. He said the tipster’s information provided has been invaluable. “We need to come all the way,” he said. “We need you to identify yourself.”

Weishaar said the tipster has no reason to fear stepping forward. A woman in her mid- to late 30s with brown hair was seen driving a 1990s red Dodge Caravan or Plymouth Voyager at the time of the accident.

Felines possibly poisoned in two cases BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

A local cat is fighting for its life in an animal hospital after ingesting some sort of

toxic substance. Two cats living in a complex near Queens Avenue and 10th Street are recovering after a suspected case of animal abuse, with one still

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fighting for its life. Both cats appeared to have been dipped into a liquid, which was thought to smell like paint thinner. “Our neighbour saw the

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unfortunately jumped up on the patio. They couldn’t get him. He licked himself continuously. He ingested all this chemical. It is looking like it is corrosive.”

two cats running around the corner,” said Tammy McEvoy. “Her cat came running. They got her cat right away. They washed it off right away. Our cat

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where he’s being treated for a collapsed lung and burns to his mouth and throat. “He has burned his voice box. He needs a tracheotomy,” McEvoy said. “His tongue is totally black. He is in rough shape.” McEvoy is a friend of Harley’s owners, Jennifer Szoke and her eight-year-old son Nate. “He said, I hope Harley gets better soon because I can’t sleep in this house without him,” McEvoy said of Nate. The single mom doesn’t have the funds that will be required to nurse Harley back to health. The veterinarian expects he could make a full recovery with proper care. McEvoy helped her friend secure a loan so the veterinarian could begin treatment. “It is $2,500 to start and then probably at least $5,000,” McEvoy said. “Harley is only two years old. He is packed with

personality. He is colourful, talkative and sweet.” Linden, who was the other cat that appeared to be doused in a toxic substance, was quite lethargic but appears to be on the mend after her ordeal. A website has been set up to accept PayPal donations to help with Harley’s hospital costs. It is found at http://sites. google.com/site/harleydonationsite/. Trev Deeley Motorcycles wants to help Harley get his roar back. The company will be setting up a collection box for Harley at its Vancouver location and at the Royal City Show and Shine on Sunday, July 11. New Westminster Animal Control Service is urging residents to be vigilant in protecting their cats after the alleged incident of animal abuse. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the New Westminster Police Service at 604-525-5411.

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Mayor Wayne Wright took the stand in a New Westminster courtroom on Thursday, testifying in a civil lawsuit brought against the City of New Westminster and its former director of development services, Tim Whitehead. Nirmal Walia, the former owner of the Windsor Hotel at 738 Columbia St., is suing for gross negligence and damages. He claims he was told that if he sold the property to a developer, the city would undertake any necessary rezoning to enable him to relocate his private liquor store to a new location on 12th Street. Walia sold the property to Peter Newall of Ballenas Project Management, who then demolished the building to build the new Downtown Interurban condominium tower, for $2 million but never received approval from the city to relocate his liquor store. He has since lost both his provincial pub and liquor store licences. Although the mayor was unable to recall many of the specific details of four years ago under questioning

by Walia’s lawyer, Bill Veenstra, he a third reading, it was removed after denied that assurances were given to a frustrated Walia spoke up about his Walia that approval for a new liquor application at an October 2006 council meeting. store would be a done deal. As a result, city council was legal“We always want to make sure ly required to repeal its third everything is done in the reading vote due to a proceproper manner,” said dural bylaw that prevents Wright. members of the public from On Day 1 of the trial, on speaking about rezoning June 21, Walia claimed that matters before council while his brother-in-law, Shinkara they are between third and Dhaliwal, said to be a forfourth readings to prevent mer friend of the mayor’s, corrupting the public prohad told him: “The mayor cess. has good news for Nirwal” Council unanimously and that “something is voted against the rezoning cooking.” Wayne Wright in January 2007. Whitehead Walia was uncertain, Mayor resigned unexpectedly from however, if the alleged his position two months assurance was given over later. the phone while on holiday Walia claims it was the in India or here in the Royal city’s responsibility to have City. prevented him from speakWalia also claimed that on ing at the meeting and is his very first meeting with seeking damages and his Whitehead, he was asked, court fees covered. “What would it take for you The case before Justice J. to sell the Windsor propMiriam Gropper was schederty?” and that, although uled to be completed Friday he had never previously but, due to many witnesses considered selling what he Nirmal Walia being kept for questioning called “one of the busiest Suing city on the stand longer than pubs in New Westminster,” Whitehead managed to convince him expected, final arguments have been postponed until courtroom space by the end of the meeting. Although rezoning for the 12th becomes available, likely in the next Street location received approval for few weeks.

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Blunt message is a necessary reminder

Beach towels usually feature colourWe hope the message doesn’t put a ful patterns that reinforce our idea of damper on anyone’s trip to the beach, being near the ocean as time spent being now that July’s hot, sunny weather is free, on vacation, without a care in the finally here. If it helps prevent just one drowning or other water-relatworld. But the beach towels a ed fatality, however, the mesnon-profit group is leaving sage will be worth the minor THE RECORD at Vancouver’s Kits Beach are stress it may cause beachgoers. anything but warm and fuzzy. The Community Against Their fabric may be soft, but their mesPreventable Injuries (www.preventable. sage is hard-hitting. Emblazoned across ca), the organization leaving the towels each towel is the slogan “You’re probon the beach, claims about 60 people a ably not expecting to drown today.” year die in B.C. from drowning – half of

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them children and youth. With recent headlines including a fatal crash involving a houseboat and a speed boat on Shuswap Lake, and a string of drownings in Ontario, the message of safety on the water obviously needs to be heard. The beach towel approach is blunt, but so are the Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Counterattack ads we see on TV each Christmas. They’re unpleasant to watch but surely save lives by reminding people to think about safety

and how their actions can impact others. For years, we’ve used the term “accident” to refer to car crashes, drownings and other incidents that cause people to die. The Community Against Preventable Injuries reminds us that many so-called accidents didn’t need to happen and that the best time to think about consequences is before taking action, not after. With that in mind, enjoy your time at the beach – but don’t forget to pack your common sense.

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any people in British per litre to 4.45 cents per litre for Columbia feel both disgasoline, and 3.84 cents per litre mayed and betrayed by to 5.11 cents per litre for diesel. the HST. It is a $2-billion shift in Families will be paying more to hidden sales taxes from business drive their kids to soccer practo consumers done by a governtice, and businesses will pass ment who said sales tax harmotheir cost increase to families nization was not on the radar in the form of higher prices for screen during the most recent everything from food to clothing. election. Following the pattern of great True, government reduced fanfare for a tax cut, then slipincome taxes to soften the blow ping a tax increase in on the sly, of the tax shift, but meanwhile, it the government announced a increased other taxes. If governresidential energy credit equal to ment cuts one tax then the B.C. portion of the raises another, people HST, to lower home are no better off. If the heating costs for famiMAUREEN BADER government wants to lies. honestly claim families What did it do will be better off with the HST, next? It increased a tax on B.C. it must get rid of the other taxes Hydro bills, the rate rider, from and reduce the overall HST burone to four per cent. As a result, den. B.C. Hydro customers won’t The HST, which kicked in benefit from the full seven per on July 1, brings together the cent tax break. Just to add insult seven per cent provincial sales to injury, families will pay the tax (PST) with the five per cent federal portion of the HST on the goods and services tax (GST) for rate rider. one “harmonized” 12 per cent The Medical Services Plan sales tax. When the HST was premium, or health tax, also first announced, the Canadian went up in 2010 and will go up Taxpayers Federation recomagain in 2011 and every year mended the provincial governafter that. On Jan. 1, 2010, the ment protect families from this health tax went up by six per tax shift by reducing other taxes cent, from $648 to $684 per year to offset the impact. for individuals, and from $1,290 The government partially to $1,368 per year for families. agreed and increased the basic On Jan. 1, 2011, the health tax personal income tax exemption will go up again, to $726 per from $9,373 to $11,000. However, year for individuals and $1,452 they are still hitting families with for families. At this rate, the other tax increases. health tax will double in nine The carbon tax also went up years. ◗Taxes Page 7 on July 1. It rose from 3.33 cents

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British Columbia voters deserve the truth about the HST

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Premier Gordon Campbell admits the public deserves answers explaining why the B.C. Liberals implemented the HST after pledging not to during the election (HST will help B.C.’s economy, In My Opinion, The Record, July 3). New Democrats couldn’t agree more. But, unfortunately, the premier hasn’t offered any honest answers to the critical questions British Columbians are asking. British Columbians look to their political leaders to represent the people who elected them, to tell the truth and keep their promises. But Gordon Campbell and the B.C. Liberals have done just the opposite. They pledged – on B.C. Liberal Party letterhead

– not to bring in the HST, and then after the election went back on their word. And despite more than 700,000 British Columbians signing the initiative petition, the B.C. Liberals refuse to listen to the will of the people. British Columbians don’t buy the feeble excuses trotted out by the premier trying, yet failing, to explain why his government brought in the HST. And the British Columbia Liberal government’s plan to spend millions on pro-HST propaganda over the summer won’t make the public anger go away. If the B.C. Liberals want to finally be honest with British Columbians about the HST, they should admit they deceived voters and release the uncensored documents that will show the reality of when they started planning the HST.

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cast. In addition, each of the 10 winning projects will receive $25,000. McFadyen, a longtime New Westminster resident, heard about the contest and decided to see if the city could earn funds for the youth centre that’s now under construction in Moody Park. “I am still in a bit of shock,” he said about writing a submission that made it to the top 20. “I did it on impulse more than anything. I knew at the time that the (fundraising) campaign was strug-

gling a bit.” New Westminster and Nelson will face off on July 23 in online voting. “You can vote as many times as you want. It is important people go online and vote and vote and vote some more,” said McFadyen. For the rest of this blog posting, and to find out more about how you can add your voice to McFadyen’s efforts to help the youth centre, visit www.royalcityrecord.com. Click on the Opinion tab, and follow the link under Blogs for Only in New West.

Taxes: ‘Tricks’ just aren’t good enough ◗ continued from page 6

The government claims families will be better off with the HST because prices will go down over time – oh, except when government is doing the pricing. One example is the PST on liquor, which will fall from 10 to seven per cent under harmonization. Don’t raise your glass in celebration too soon, folks, because the government will increase the

wholesale mark-up on alcohol to keep its tax grab the same. The government’s claim that people will be better off with the HST is difficult to square in the face of these other tax hikes. To ensure families are better off, government must reduce the total family tax burden – sly tricks won’t do. The government must eliminate additional taxes

like the carbon tax and the health tax and reduce the burden of the HST by reducing the harmonized rate from 12 to 10 per cent. The possibilities for protecting families from the tax shift are endless, unlike people’s patience with government’s tax sleight of hand. Maureen Bader, is the B.C. director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. See www.taxpayer.com.

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Two new police board members named BY ANDREW FLEMING REPORTER afleming@royalcityrecord.com

The New Westminster Police Board has two newly appointed faces. Capt. Allen Domaas and Rebecca Maurer were both recently named to the local police board by B.C.’s lieutenant-governor, Steven Point. Domaas is a former president and CEO of the Fraser River Port Authority, director of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities and is currently the president of the Westminster Club. Maurer is the director of human resources and operations for

the Health Sciences Association of B.C., a board member of the Partners in the Horn of Africa aid organization and a mother of two who also finds the time to serve on a number of community organizations such as Royal City Youth Soccer and the city’s community and social issues committee. “There was an ad in the paper soliciting applications for the position, and I thought it would be a great fit for me, so I decided to throw my hat into the ring,” said Maurer. “I’ve really been feeling for the past couple of years that I was ready to volunteer for something that directly affected the commu-

nity as a whole.” The New Westminster police board is chaired by Mayor Wayne Wright and also includes Frankie G’s Boilerhouse Pub owner Ron Basran and Karen Foss, vicepresident of magazine publisher Canada Wide Media. The two newcomers are replacing outgoing board members Carol-Ann Hart, a lawyer, and retired judge Kim Husband. Current board members come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds, and most don’t have direct familiarity with law enforcement issues. This is how Wright, who is the one who made the final recommendation of potential candidates

to Attorney General Michael de Jong, seems to like it. “There’s been a lot of diversity, and they select people overall who will bring a variety of skills to the position, whether it’s administration or strategic planning or human resources,” said Domaas, who has an extensive background with operating boat patrol divisions with the Port Authority and working with local police agencies. “My experience with boards is what you’re looking for is a good mix of skills,” said Maurer. “You don’t want four people who all bring the same thing to the equation, you want people that have a mix of skills and abilities.”

Board members are appointed by an order-in-council of B.C.’s lieutenant-governor for a maximum of six years, through successive appointments. Police board members are chosen by the attorney general to reflect the demographics of their communities and are people who have demonstrated that they can act in the community’s best interest. The board meets once a month to provide civilian governance and oversight of the New Westminster Police Service. Members may also be asked to sit on committees or panels in order to deal with specific issues as they arise.

City gives nod to new patio at River’s Reach

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Royal City residents should soon be able to enjoy a cool one – and a bite to eat – while sitting

outside in the fresh air at one of New Westminster’s busiest neighbourhood pubs. Council has approved a 26seat sidewalk patio at River’s Reach Pub at 320 Sixth St.

After receiving a resolution from the local government, the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch will make the final decision about amending the business’s liquor primary licence to

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Home marked for demolition BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

An 1887 home known as the Charles Digby House will be demolished. Council has authorized staff to issue a demolition permit for the house at 828 Royal Ave. and to remove the house from the city’s heritage register. A staff report says the house has been a concern of the city for about 10 years and has been issued a number of notices regarding unsightly premises, health and safety deficiencies and

substandard conditions. In addition, police have visited the site a number of times. “The house has deteriorated physically over the last two decades – a city report in 2001 stated that the entire building was tilting, sagging and cracking. “The building is no longer either salvageable or sturdy enough for relocation,” said the report. The city’s community heritage commission agrees that demolition is unavoidable because of the home’s structural condition.

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The City of New Westminster is acting on a request for infilling of select ditches in Queensborough. The Khalsa Diwan Society, which owns the Sikh temple, and an adjoining neighbour approached the city about helping to fund infilling of some of the roadside ditches on Wood, Boyd and Boyne streets. They proposed the work be done through a local area service, which is a method of funding local infrastructure improvements that benefit specific properties. “Under the Community Charter, if a valid petition is received from at least 50 per cent of the owners of properties representing at least 50 per cent of the total assessed value of the land and improvements within the benefiting area, the local government may undertake the works and impose a local area service tax on all benefitting owners,” explained a staff report. “The Community Charter does not require that a local government contribute to the cost of local area services.” A staff report to council recommended that the request for a local area service for ditch infilling on

ditches as a local area service, noting that other neighbourhoods don’t have to get together to pay for underground mains through which their water flows. Lowrie said three landowners approached the city about the local area service, but 10 property owners would be affected. Council’s motion would start the process needed to consider work as part of a local area service. Some Queensborough residents have expressed frustration about the lack of progress by city hall in addressing drainage needs and urged the city to work toward implementing measures outlined in a drainage plan that was approved by city council in 2004. The city’s 2010 to 2014 financial plan allocates $200,000 annually for culvert replacement and roadside ditch re-grading, but it doesn’t provide any funds for infilling of roadside ditches or contributions to local area service initiatives.

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these streets begin – provid- safety of the congregation ed that all costs are borne that attends the temple. Coun. Bill Harper said by the owners of the benefiting properties. The cost drainage in Queensborough of the work is estimated is probably the single most at about $550,000, which is complicated issue faced in based on preliminary geo- any area of the city since he’s been on technical investicouncil. gation and doesn’t Coun. Betty include the cost of McIntosh quesany utility relocationed whether tions that may be this ditch was necessary. a priority, not“It is not buding there are geted this year,” some ditches in Jim Lowrie, the Queensborough city’s director of that are full of development serwater almost all vices, recently told year long. city council. “If Betty McIntosh Lowrie said you were to pro- City councillor the city’s budget ceed in this manner, I would suggest we do includes funds to replace 10 to 15 culverts annually detailed design work.” Once that work is done, starting this year, which Lowrie said the city could includes other culverts on proceed with infill of the Boyne Street where ditches requested ditches next are filled with water. If the city agrees to year. Instead of staff’s recom- share the costs, McIntosh mendation to start a local said the city would have to area service for ditch infill- come up with an additional ing in which the property $300,000. Coun. Jaimie McEvoy owners would pay for all costs, city council approved said he doesn’t regard an option to begin the process on the basis of a 50 per cent cost-sharing agreement between property owners and the city. The Khalsa Diwan Society had written to city council saying it has a strong desire to cover the ditches for esthetics and

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◗ IN THE COMMUNITY Exploring the city’s history ◗P17 RCH gets new equipment ◗P18

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Parent group gathers

The district parent advisory council’s year-end get-together garnered quite the turnout. About 50 people attended the recent gathering, held at DPAC chair Paul Johansen’s home. He said the social gathering was a good chance to build relationships. Schools superintendent John Woudzia, MLA Dawn Black, Janet Grant (director of instruction/student services), district administrator Bob Tamblyn, CUPE Local 409 president Marcel Marsolais, New Westminster Teachers’ Union president Grant Osborne and trustees Casey Cook, Jim Goring and Lisa Graham were among those in attendance. Representatives for parent advisory councils and district parent advisory councils also attended. “There were about nine schools represented,” Paul said. “It was really good.”

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Mountainview Wellness Centre is offering free information talks about proactive health care. The Why Wait Till You Are Sick? session is being held on July 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on July 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. The session, which is being facilitated by the centre’s doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and its clinical dietitian, will ◗Around Town Page 14

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Fun in the sun: Twenty-month-old Georgia gets a push from her dad, Fausto Bellicini, on the swings at the new Grimston Park playground. The reopening of the playground will be celebrated at a Summerfest event at the park on Saturday, July 17.

Park set for celebration

BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The new playground in Grimston Park is proving to be a hit among local kids. Construction of the new playground is complete, but some landscaping work is still to be done and some new turf will be laid down. “I had five parents stop me to tell me how wonderful it is,” said Claude LeDoux,

the city’s horticulture manager. “They are so excited. They love the way it looks.” The wading pool is also being repainted, which will require it to be closed to the public for a few days while the special paint dries. In addition to a new paint job, the wading pool has a new feature that will fill the pool with water. “We put in a fire hydrant,” LeDoux said. “It is off the ground. It fills it up.”

When it’s time to drain the pool at the end of the day, the water will flow down a meandering stream rather than going down the drain. Residents can celebrate the reopening of the playground at the Summerfest in Grimston Park event that’s taking place on Saturday, July 17. The event will include children’s crafts, live music, community displays and more.

Vintage vehicle returns to city Historic steamroller set to return home in time for the Royal City Show and Shine

BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

A steamroller that helped create some of New Westminster’s early streets has returned home after nearly three decades – and residents won’t have to wait long to check it out. The steamroller, which is 99 years old, left New Westminster in 1978 after sitting in the works yard for some time. It went to Burnaby Village Museum, then the Transportation Museum in Cloverdale and finally the Chilliwack Antique Powerland site that’s operated by Atchelitz Threshermen’s Association in Chilliwack. Colin Stevens, manager of New Westminster’s museum and archives, said the 35,000-pound steamroller returned to

New Westminster in late June. The vehicle is now safely stored in the city’s works yard until the city determines where to locate the vehicle. “It was built in 1911. We bought it new,” he said. “It was used from 1912 to 1969.” Stevens said the steamroller helped pave streets throughout the city, even hills. “It only has a parking brake. It weighs 10 tons,” he said. “There is a technique to using it.” While steam engine buffs would like to see the vehicle restored to working order, the city has to consider liability and safety issues. “At the very least it would need a cosmetic restoration,” Stevens said. “Luckily the Chilliwack group took pretty good care of it. It has actually survived in quite good condition.” The city hopes to display the steamroller at the Royal City Show and Shine, which takes place on Columbia Street on Sunday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The city has yet to determine where the steamroller will be permanently located, but it will have to be in a place where it’s safe from vandals and the weather – likely inside a large building or its own shelter. It won’t be in the museum that will be included in the future multi-use civic centre because it’s too heavy. Stevens is excited about the vehicle’s return to the Royal City. “It was a bit out of sight, out of mind. It was not forgotten,” he said. “The museum kept track of it.” When “decision time” came earlier this year, the city decided to retain ownership of the machine. “I am glad the decision was made to bring it home. If it goes, it is gone forever,” Stevens said. “It is a one-of-a-kind piece for our city. I think it has the potential to become an iconic landmark.” While the vehicle has monetary value, Stevens said it also has tremendous ◗Steamroller Page 14


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New Westminster Secondary School students will be participating in City Stage New West’s Stump City Stories for Youth project this upcoming September. In honour of the City of New Westminster’s 150th celebration in 2009, City Stage New West commissioned award-winning composer George Ryan to write a light-hearted musical based on the diverse history of New Westminster. The result was Stump City Stories, which was nominated for an Ovation Award for Best New Musical. Earlier this year, City Stage New West got the

green light from school superintendent John Woudzia to create a tailored-for-youth, shortened version of the full-length musical for NWSS students. The theatre’s volunteer staff has been raising funds to implement the project. City Stage New West solicited funds from local organizations. BMO Bank of Montreal was the first corporate supporter to step onboard with a donation, something City Stage New West considers fitting as a famous 1911 robbery at the Bank of Montreal in New Westminster is featured in the musical. “BMO is pleased to support a cultural project in New Westminster where youth will learn about the diverse history of the city and British Columbia in a truly engaging, fun and memorable way,” said Joanne Gassman, vicepresident of the BMO’s Vancouver suburban district. City Stage New West has also received com-

munity support from the City of New Westminster, the NWSS parent advisory committee, the Kiwanis Club, the Massey Helps program and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Many of the students will be directly involved with the Stump City Stories for Youth project through a NWSS chorus singing the show’s finale, So Much to Be Proud Of, alongside the professional cast. The project also includes teaching artists visiting the school and a student questionand-answer session with the performers. City Stage New West, a non-profit charitable society, is currently just shy of the $1,450 needed to meet its budget. Individuals or companies interested in supporting the project are invited to make a taxdeductible donation by e-mailing board president Pansy Jang at info@ citystagenewwest.org. A donation button will soon be located on the group’s website, www.citystage newwest.org.

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Steel wheels tour: This historic steamroller that helped pave many city streets has returned to New Westminster.

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ood allergies and intolerances are becoming more common as modern medicine discovers increasingly efficient and effective means to properly diagnose people suffering with intestinal discomfort. For people suffering from gluten intolerance or celiac disease there are plenty of books, blogs and magazines available with recipes and information. Your local library is often the

easiest way to access this information, whether it is through books, online access, or internet databases. The New Westminster Public Library holds approximately 30 titles on these subjects, many of which are cookbooks and can be found under the 641.563 call number. Below are a few of my favourites: ◗ The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook, by Cybele Pascal: Much of the research surrounding gluten intolerances and celi-

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James Ahern: Anyone who has struggled for years to discover the source of constant fatigue, illness and discomfort will relate to Ahern’s description of her life before the diagnosis of celiac disease. Ahern giftedly describes her path to discovering the source of her physical and mental discomfort and the way in which she eventually found the food that loves her back. ◗ Gluten-free Cooking for Dummies, by Danna Korn and Connie Sarros: “Dummies” guides are

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of 1860 make for some very interesting stories. In the mid-1990s Dale Kerr, now Dale Miller of A Sense of History Research and this column, was researching early civic politics in order to compile a complete list of all members of New Westminster’s city council from the first to current date. In the process, she uncovered a wide range of fascinating stories relating to councils and especially the Municipal Council Act of 1860 – some so bizarre they are hard to believe today. She came to the startling conclusion that the term “incorpora-

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◗ IN THE GAME

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Rare double-eagle ace came in just eighth golf game BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

When it comes to beginner’s luck, no is feeling luckier than Cory Scott. The 29-year-old New Westminster resident scored a hole-in-one on the 18th hole at Burnaby Mountain Golf Course in the fading light of an early Friday, July 2 evening. What makes the feat special is it was just the eighth-ever game of golf for the beginner. But it gets better. The final hole on on the 6,211 yard north Burnaby course is a difficult parfour 340-yarder with a dogleg to the right flanked by high trees. Wes Hastings, a golf services associate at Burnaby Mountain for the past six years, said records kept at the links show 16 holes in one have been officially recorded since 2008, but none of them were ever longer than a par 3. “Holes in one happening on a par-four are very rare, I can tell you,” said Hastings. And facts online appear to back up the claim. Odds differ but most sources agree that for an average golfer the chances of holing out in one stroke is approximately a one-in12,000 shot. But when you factor in distance and go beyond a par-3, the percentages go up – way up. Getting a golf ball into the tiny cup in three strokes under par is called a double eagle, or albatross to the British. To make a double-eagle requires acing a par-4 or

’Bellies alone in first place BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

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Once in a lifeftime: New Westminster buddies Cory Scott, right, and golfing partner and mentor Carl Howard, still can’t believe the hole-in-one they had a part in at Burnaby Mountain on July 2. scoring a two on a par-5, both are much rarer than a hole-in-one sources suggest. Golf World magazine quoted Dean Knuth, inventor of the U.S. Golf Association’s slope rating system, as putting the feat at one million to one. According to Golf World, 631 aces were shot on the pro golfer’s tour in a 20-year span from 1983 to 2003, but just 56 doubleeagles. The article went on to say while approximately 40,000 aces are recorded each year in the U.S., in comparison only a couple of hundred double-eagles are reported. With the light of a

Friday evening fading, Scott teed up for the final hole of his sunset round at Burnaby Mountain and sliced the ball high into the trees. Carl Howard, Scott’s golfing mentor and one of the foursome that witnessed the event, continues the story. “Cory saw his ball going very right. It was into the trees and we thought it was lost. So Cory went and played on, hitting a second ball,” said Howard, who initially had enticed Scott to join the foursome, which also included Shane Polak and Clayton Hornby. “When we got on the green and (Scott) discovered it in the cup, he said

‘Hey that’s mine from the tee.’ It obviously went over the trees and onto the green in one shot.” Howard has enjoyed the feeling of scoring an albatross once in his 20 years of golf, once scoring a two on a par-5 hole at Fraserview with a 210yard approach shot. “But I was aiming at the hole,” he said. Scott picks up the incredible story. Prior to the game, Howard had given Scott two marked practice balls – both Top Flite Excel No. 3s with a black circle marker on them. Scott had lost one of them earlier in the round, but managed to keep the

second one for the last six holes, leading up to the 18th. “I can hit straight, but I’m learning. It does slice usually,” Scott said. “I had to drop another ball and I laid it up on the green. I went over to move my ball and pull the flag, and as I looked down there’s a ball in the frickin’ hole. I picked the ball out and I saw my ball with the black circle marker. Did I ever jump about 15 feet in the air. “Holy S##t, that’s my ball.” By the time the foursome signed their scorecards, left the Burnaby ◗Golf Page 24

Canada to defend field title at worlds

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New Westminster’s Kevin Crowley has been added to Canada’s 24-man roster for the World lacrosse championships in Manchester, England July 10 to 24. The 21-year-old all-world midfielder on Canada’s 2008 world junior team was a late addition to the defending champions. The 6-4 Crowley had a standout year in the field game at Stony Brook University this season, scoring a single-season record 51 goals

in 17 games as a junior with the Seawolves. Following the NCAA Division I national championships, Crowley was named the intercollegiate player of the year and was also a finalist for the Tewaarton Trophy and a unanimous America East player of the year. He is also the only Stony Brook player to be in the top five in both goals, with 101, and assists, with 75. “Being recognized as one of five finalists for the Tewaarton Trophy that goes to the NCAA’s top lacrosse player in his junior year says a lot about Kevin

Crowley,” said Canada’s national lacrosse team executive director Dean French in a press release. Crowley will join New Westminster Salmonbellies’ Jordan Hall in Canada’s midfield. Also on the national squad are New Westminster Salmonbellies defender Curtis Manning and Burnaby’s Matt Brown on attack. Brown currently plays for the Denver Outlaws in pro Major League Lacrosse. Stony Brook teammate Jordan McBride is a non-travelling member on team Canada. Canada won the the last world

championships 15-10 over the U.S.A. in London, Ont. in 2006. It marked only the second time the Americans had lost a senior men’s title at the worlds since the championships were founded in 1967. Burnaby Laker junior Brian Gillis will be playing for the Republic of Ireland national team at the upcoming world championships. Gillis is eligible to play by virtue of his Irish grandparents on his father’s side. Ireland will be playing in a pool with South Korea, Slovakia and Switzerland.

Jordan McBride scored four times and Pete McFetridge added six points, including a pair of second-period goals, to lead the New Westminster Salmonbellies to a 14-11 win over Langley Wednesday. McBride, the game’s first star, sparked a fivegoal finish with two goals in a three-minute span in the final period to propel the senior A Salmonbellies to victory and first place in the Western Lacrosse Association. Trailing 10-9 at the fiveminute mark in the third period, McBride tallied his hat-trick goal on a power play. Less than two minutes later, Curtis Manning gave the visitors the lead with an unassisted goal. McBride then scored the eventual game-winner with his fourth of the game. Martin Cummings and Cliff Smith, with his second goal and fifth point of the game, gave New Westminster its margin of victory. McBride helped the ’Bellies on a similar fivegoal run in the middle period. With the score 5-3 in Langley’s favour after the opening 20 minutes, McBride scored back-toback markers 30 seconds apart, while McFetridge, with two goals, and Curtis Manning, with his first of a pair, also scored in the rally to give New Westminster a three-goal advantage. Langley countered with three goals to tie the game, heading into the third. Curtis Hodgson had a goal and two assists for the Salmonbellies, which moved two points ahead of Victoria in the league standings with their 10th win of the season in 13 starts. Matt Roik got the win in goal for the 10-3-0 Salmonbellies. New Westminster faced Maple Ridge at Queen’s Park Arena Thursday (after Record deadlines). The two teams meet again on Sunday in Maple Ridge. Game time is scheduled for 6:45 p.m.


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Still unbeaten: Vancouver Whitecaps Melissa Tancredi, right, scored a goal in a 22 W-League draw against the Colorado Rush in a battle between two undefeated Western Conference soccer teams at Swangard Stadium on Saturday.

BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

The junior A New Westminster Salmonbellies have some soul-searching to do. For the third time in four starts, a slow start has cost New Westminster a victory following a 12-7 loss to the regular season B.C. junior A league champion Coquitlam Adanacs Wednesday. “Yeah, we definitely have to address that. You never want to start slow. It wasn’t a great effort,” said Salmonbellies head coach Dan Perreault. “At

Silence golden for NWSS grad

Kirsti Shanks of New Westminster spoke loudly for the Coquitlam Silence under-18 Metro girls’ soccer team last weekend. The New Westminster Secondary grad scored the game-winning goal and then added an insurance tally to give the Metro-Ford club a 3-1 victory over the host Kamloops Blaze in the Youth Soccer Provincial A Cup championships last Saturday. Shanks tipped in a cross kick in the 82nd minute to break a 1-1 tie. Then with the clock ticking down in regulation time, Shanks broke in alone on the Blaze keeper and scored her second of the game.

this point in the season, they should be sitting there with ice packs. They have to come out like warriors. It’s playoffs.” Recent pickup Cody Bremner led the junior ’Bellies with a hat trick, bringing his contribution to seven points in two games since being traded from Nanaimo at the July 1 deadline. Tyler Digby, who had a goal and two assists in the loss, managed to take the B.C. junior A scoring title with 89 total points, just one point ahead of runner-up Casey Jackson of Victoria.

With a week off before the second round of playoffs, New Westminster has plenty of time to sort out a starting roster for the semifinals, said Perreault. “It’s a best-of-five, and if we get 18 or 20 players going, they’ll be back in. We’re looking for guys who want it.” In the opening round of playoffs, Delta tangles with the Burnaby Lakers, while Victoria and Nanaimo compete in an all-Island affair. Both best-of-three series start on Saturday. If necessary, a third game will be played on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Golf: It’s a difficult hole ◗ continued from page 23

Mountain pro shop and finished telling and retelling the events of that evening to every passerby, it was dark outside. But the events of that evening will no doubt be sticking with Scott for a long time to come. “It was awesome. I was pretty pumped up all weekend – still am. It’s pretty hard to believe,” Scott said. “I love it. It’s an awesome sport. I’m going to stick with this. I’m even thinking of taking a few lessons.” Don Mark, head professional at the Burnaby Mountain course, might be just the guy to show his form to. Mark said he would be interested to see Scott’s swing. “I’m not saying he didn’t do it, but I would have to see him hit a golf ball to see how far he can hit it, because it’s a long way,” Mark said of the course’s 18th hole. “I played (the hole) yesterday, and I was 290 yards, and I hit it pretty good.” Mark explained the fairway on the 18th hole at Burnaby Mountain is 200 yards past a stand of trees approximately 50 to 60 feet high. It then takes an extreme right turn and another 150 yards to the green that is protected by a sand trap in front. Mark added that the incredible ace on a very difficult hole would be the first hole-in-one on the 18th at Burnaby Mountain in the nine years he has been head pro at the course.

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Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent continues on hibernation, home, rest, security, kids, nature, gardening, domestic repairs and on ending stale or unworkable projects, relationships or situations. This week is a cakewalk compared to the last seven days. Almost everything flows smoothly, and the only possible contention arises Friday as you navigate an important relationship. One good thing about this day: you see clearly what you’re up against. Otherwise, Sunday’s great for domestic matters. A love affair is in the air Sunday-Tuesday. A career or work matter succeeds splendidly Tuesday-Thursday.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy and charisma ride a beautiful wave. Take advantage, start important projects, see and impress people, ask favours, make your bid – climb to the top of the heap! Your recent mild money luck has ebbed but there will be lots of talk, activity around money. You’ve been in communication mode in your career; now to early August, a graciousness and affection joins in. It’s a perfect time to chat up a boss, confer with colleagues, etc. A favourite sibling might call. This entire week is easy, smooth, productive – except Friday (be diplomatic). Home, nature best Saturday.

Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: This easy, productive week features career, ambition, prestige, dealings with higher-ups or authority figures (especially Sunday). Remember, this zone needs selflessness, caution and good morals through next March. If you think, “I’ll get away with this” – don’t do it, for your own sake! That said, proceed. If you’re stymied, “default” to security, family property concerns. (A mild “destiny luck” aids you in these, early week.) Your hopes and popularity rise Monday/Tuesday – get out, accept happiness! Rest, contemplate, plan mid-week. Your energy surges Friday/Saturday – diplomacy!

Taurus April 20-May 20: This is an easy, friendly, travel-prone week, Taurus. A great time to meet, talk, tackle paperwork, upgrade or buy a computer or telephony system. Sunday might begin a new project in these areas. Be restful, domestic Monday/ Tuesday, repair the stairs, cook, garden, take charge of future security for yourself and/or the kids. Oddly, on your friendly day (Sunday) secrets, solitude and domesticity are favoured; yet on your “relax at home” days (Monday/Tuesday) a new love might begin. Expect complex but fruitful “combinations.” Romance, pleasure, “happy risks” arrive Wednesday/ Thursday.

Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Rest, lie low and study your progress, Leo – especially Sunday. Solitude is a blessing all week, it allows you the time to accomplish some important background tasks. Friday is the only “caution day” this week (be careful with your speech to others, and avoid legal, romantic, relationship and similar forays until early afternoon). So use this time to engage the government, institutions, head offices, to reconnect with your spiritual side, to research, and to plan future action. Educational, legal, cultural, money and work matters are favoured Monday to Thursday. Travel, read Saturday.

Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: A sweet, mellow week! You understand what puzzled you before. You feel compassionate, you sense why society works, and what life is. Gentle, passionate love is possible (only possible: big passion begins 2011 onward). Culture, social rites, education, publishing, international travel/ contacts, intellectual pursuits are favoured, especially Sunday. Chase career, prestige Monday/Tuesday. You feel upbeat, optimistic, popular and a bit flirtatious Wednesday/Thursday! Retreat, rest, contemplate and plan Friday/Saturday: an ambitious month starts soon. Caution, Friday to early p.m.

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Popularity, light romance, optimism, bright new horizons and urges about the future – these bless your days now. Sunday is significant – a new social (or organizational) contact, idea, or project might start. Your energy ebbs a bit Monday/Tuesday, so rest, enjoy a quiet breather. Contemplate and plan. Your energy and charisma surge upward Wednesday/Thursday – throw off your usual shyness, respond to someone’s “opening gesture,” seek friends, romance, love, intimacy, new financial horizons. You’re noticed! Take care with money, don’t risk it, Friday daytime. This eve and Saturday, chase it.

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Life’s mysteries and depths (sex, finance, mutual resources, loyalty/ betrayal, dreams, subconscious, critical health, commitments and consequences) – these remain front and centre, but not in any dire way. In fact, this is a week of success, smooth progress and gratifying results! So charge forward, invest, re-arrange debt, seek intimacy, grab funding, research, listen to your hunches. (Notice the phrase “mutual resources” – it means that whatever you do involves another in some way. E.g., an inheritance is “their money” until you get it.) Exercise caution Friday to mid-afternoon. You end happy!

Gemini May 21-June 20: The accent lies on money, earnings, buying, selling, memory, rote learning. Memorizing something, perhaps a big, complex thing, could aid you in future. This week flows smoothly. Sunday might trigger a new money project or idea. Travel, talk, errands fill a busy, happy Monday/ Tuesday. Something involving real estate, home, kids, finances, debt, security, investment or sex/pregnancy follows a “lucky road” – travel it. These matters are also blessed Wednesday/Thursday, but more on the home, “staying put” side. Romance, pleasure call Friday onward – wait until Friday eve, Saturday.

July 11 - 17 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Relationships remain important. A new one might begin Sunday. This is a great,harmonious week,perfect for mending fences and deepening happy links.A sweet nectar of understanding helps you see others’ positions. Monday/Tuesday bring depths, intimacy, financial commitments, investments, secrets. Bonds deepen (or break – unlikely). Gentle love flows Wednesday/Thursday. Success indicated in cultural, intellectual, international, legal zones. Be ambitious Friday/Saturday, but take some care Friday to about 2 p.m., when opposition or surprises could occur. All week, seal a deal! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Chores, chores, chores – get ’em done during this easy, productive week. It’s a splendid time to check your health, start exercise or health regimens, look for a new doctor, repair anything from stairs to computers, handle employment/ employee matters, hire service personnel, and/or buy tools and equipment, from a blender to a backhoe. Be a little wary in romance, career and health the first 14 hours of Friday. Otherwise, charge forth! Relationships are an opportunity Monday/Tuesday. Secrets, research, large money Wednesday/Thursday. Romantic notions, pleasure Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Chase romance, creative accomplishment, pleasure, beauty, sports and speculation. Your luck runs high during this smooth, easy week. Woo someone, especially Sunday and Wednesday/Thursday. Responses will be affectionate, gentle (even if you’re rejected). Wednesday/Thursday also feature opportunities, new horizons, the possibility of relocation, negotiation, agreements.Take care Friday to 2 p.m. – a financial, and/or an intimate opportunity appears, but it does not “fit” your future. After this, through Saturday, move a relationship deeper, research, or clinch a financial action. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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Surrey

#18 - 18839 - 69 Ave, Cloverdale. Sat, July 10, 11-4. Spacious 3 BR. $341,000. Sarah Vant Geloof, Homelife Realty, 604-657-9078

SRY, 14909 32 Ave, 'Ponderosa'. Beautiful 2 BR, 2 baths townhouse - rancher (no stairs). 2 f/ps, 2 car garage. 1400+ sq ft. Gated community. Clubhouse has hot tub. $539,000. Call 604-536-9368

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6020

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

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Apartments & Condos

NEW WEST, Large 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Close to transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086

6508

6020-06

Chilliwack

2 BR, 2 bath, 55+, gated complex, Chwk. double garage, 1200sf, gas fp, updated, Low strata fees $269,900, 604-392-6608 msg

6020-26

North Vancouver

3 BR +1 br ste, priv patio, 1959 Deep Cove Rd.Garage, Nr beach, 20 min to VCR. OPEN HOUSE Sat Sun 1- 4, Jerry Raczowski 604-602-1111 Remax Cr.V829313

Open Sun 3-5pm. 1061 Marigold Pl. $1,099,000 'Handsworth Catchment' Lynda McDonald

604-999-2255 Macdonald Rlty.

Tsawwas.

5857-16 AVE Beach Grove Tsawwassen. 2BR bungalow, walk to beach, large lot, deck, $498,000. 1-780-965-5007

6025

Industrial/ Commercial

For Sale - Langley Retail Strata, New Construction, aprox 1040sf $416K. Drive by #106, 19909 64th Ave Call Gord 604-649-6495

6030

1021 HOWAY ST. NEW WESTMINSTER

11Bdrm 799 & 2 from Bdrms $ 959 2 Bdrms from starting at $810

50%Include OFF 1st month 2 bdrm suites heat, forhot water, Include hotintercom. water, D/W, gym heat, & visual D/W, gym & visual intercom. U/G parking & storage avail. U/GNear parking & storage avail. transit/Skytrain Near&transit/Skytrain shopping. & shopping. Move-in bonus.Call for details. details. Follow Call us onfor twitter.com/capreit Pet Friendly Community

RENTALS 778-783-0258 604-521-8831 www.caprent.com

1 BDRM apts avail now or Aug.01. from $720.00 incl. h/w & basic cable ref. req. no pets 1 yr. lease. u/g parking avail. 604-525-2599

N. WEST. All services paid, inclds u/grd electrical, DCC’s, survey & eng’ng report. 33’ x 130’ lot. No HST. $329,000. 604-726-0677. usellahome.com ● ID # 4711

Mobile Homes

BBY, L’heed, opposite Walmart, 1 BD + den, s/s appls, in ste w/d, f/p, lrg balc, storage, u/g prkg, cls to skytrain, trans, shopping, SFU, $1250/mo, Aug 1, N/s, N/p, refs, lease. Dean 604-540-2787

BBY, Lough Mall. 2 BR, f/p, instev w/d, u/g prkg. N/p. $1050 + util. Avail Aug 1. 604-771-9825 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR corner unit, $855 incl heat & h/w. ns/np, Newly reno’d. U/grd prkg. storage, July 1. 604-779-3882 BBY S. 1 BR $730, ug prkg, hw, net, hardwood, cat ok, near Metro-town, Aug 1, 604-818-1129 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $875 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, June 1, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803

BURNABY CENTRE Metrotown Area - Bby

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

6508

Apt/Condos

WHITGIFT GARDENS

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

1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100. ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.

604 939-0944

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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

1 & 2 BDRM Apt.

CALYPSO COURT

Extra large 1 BR, 2 BR, 2 BR + Den & 3 BR Apts. Renovated, rent includes heat & hot water.

NEW WESTMINSTER Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. No pets. Includes hotwater & storage.

Call 604-522-3391 AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

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

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789 CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

815 - 5th Ave, New West

1 BR & 2 BR apartment suites. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grd parking avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323

CASEY MANOR

325 Casey St, Coquitlam Large 1 BR Apt, from $760 incls heat, hot water, cable & secure u/grd prkg. Clean, quiet, adult-oriented building. Small pets ok. View by appt.

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

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

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

Call 604-339-2316

COQ 2 BR $825. 3 BR $1050. Now/Aug 1. Incls d/w, ht, prkg. Pet ok 604 523-9950 or 521-8249

McBride Blvd, New West

SRY, NEWTON. #34 - 7850 King George Blvd. on Sunday, July 11th, from 2 - 4pm. Newly renovated 2 BR in immaculate condition. 55+ years old. Small pet ok! $36,900. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874

6050

Out Of Town Property

BBY, 4575 Grange, 1 or 2 BR Apt, nice & spac, hardwood flrs, parking, across fr Metrotown, N/s, N/p. Call Ariana 604-616-2824

Mix of Brand New & Renovated Apartments 7155 Hall Road, Newton, Surrey

(King George & 72 Avenue)

★ Move in Bonus ★ Large 1 BR & 2 BR From $700/month

918 Roderick Ave

Lrg 2 BR condo. Newer appls. $950. Avail Aug 1. N/S. Lease & excellent refs a must. BBY, Brentwood, Newly Reno’d Spac 1 BR, lam & ceramic tiles, $825 incls heat, hot water & hydro, quiet adult oriented bldg, ns/np, Immed. 604-841-6984

6052

★ RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Kim 604-628-6598

6075

Sunshine Coast

GIBSONS 12 acres, ocean & mtn view. 5 min. to ferry. zoned for 3 homes. drilled well, fenced, power $449,000. 1-604-886-8305

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COTTONWOOD PLAZA

POINT ROBERTS Wash, US. Nr Tsawwassen. RANCHER 2200sf, reno’d, beautiful 70ft Waterfront Ocean! By Owner. 604-690-4979

Real Estate Investment

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

BBY, HIGHGATE. 1 BR + den. Quiet bldg. 6 appl, u/g prk. Ns/np. $1200/mo. Immed. 604-341-0361

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

office: 604 936-1225

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca It’sFrom time to$690.00 discover

Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040

1MONTH FREE*

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

New Westminster

814 Royal Avenue

As new 2 BR condo, 6 appls. N/S, pet possible. Avail Aug 1. Lease & excl refs. $1250.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty

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

Contact Natalie 778-230-9037

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

NEW WEST: Moody Park 1 BR $640 + utils. Quiet. Aug 1. Cat ok. 604-591-3628, 604-517-5593

Call 604-596-5643

NEW WEST. Reno’d Bach & 1 BR New Appl’s etc. No Pets, $675 -$795 inc. HT/HW 604-724-8353

604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com

NEW WEST, Uptown - Studio Apt, new lino & carpet. Bldg laundry, sec parkg. Low rise, near all amens & transit. Perfect for one. N/P, N/S, Refs req’d. $695. Avail Aug 1. 604-526-1114

New Westminster

909 - 12th Street

1 BR, newer appls. Avail Now/ Aug 1. $625. N/S, cat ok. Lease & excl refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty

(604) 521-0311

CANTERBURY COURT

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CALL 604 519-1095

POCO, 2 BR Condo for lease, wheelchair accessible, in ste laundry, u/g prkg, cls to all amens, WCE, N/s. $1200. 604-942-5493

Fifth Ave, New West 2 BR $895. Lrg, bright, well maint bldg. Rent includes heat, hot water & cable. N/P. Central New West. Professionally Managed by Colliers International

EL PRESIDENTE

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

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

SRY CLOVERDALE Brand new St. Andrews Condo − 2 BR + Den, 2 baths, 1685sf, open flr plan, all ss appls, granite, 2nd flr, north west patio view, 2 prkg, storage. Lease 1-3 yr $2200/mo incl gym, pool, gamesrm, accomodation ste. Avail Aug 1. Suits mature N/S & N/P. 604-574-3099

(604) 521-0311

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New building has electric heat, wood lam. floors, carpet & child’s playground. Some 1 BR have electric f/p. Near bus loop, Newton Wave Pool & Newton Sports Rec Centre. Quiet pets welcome.

99-7360 Halifax St, Bby

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

SILVER STAR Apts. 6125 Silver Ave. Across St from Metrotown & skytrain, clean, quiet close to bus & shops, 1 br, $825, avail July 1, heat h/w incld, no pets, 1 yr lease, Dorset Realty John 604-439-9602

NEW WEST. Newer 2 BR + den, 2 f/baths. Granite, SS appl, insuite w/d, u/grd prkg, gym, clubhouse room. $1350/mo. 1 block to S/train, Quay & Douglas College. Aug 1st or 15th. 778-960-8746

MONTECITO TOWERS

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

GARDEN VILLA

SKYLINE TOWERS

Call Dan 604-728-2086

Apt/Condos

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

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Middlegate Manor

By Highgate Mall in Burnaby 1 BR from $780/month 2 BR from $950/month Spacious, modern, clean bldg. Includes heat, h/w, basic cable & prkg. Quiet pets ok.

6508

CALL 604 715-7764

or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

www.masseyplace.com

Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR Coquitlam

320-9th St, New West

CALL (604) 524-5840

office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358 COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 BR $720-$780. Rent incl h/w & u/g prkg. Bldg w/d. 778-865-6696

Apt/Condos

VILLA MARGARETA

CALL (604) 438-4544 leasing@burnabycentre.com

6508

Family Living

700 PARK CRESCENT

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

6035

Apt/Condos

MASSEY PLACE

AMBER (W)

Lots & Acreage

6508

Apt/Condos

$

6020-36 SRY CLOVERDALE Brand new St. Andrews Condo − 2 BR + Den, 2 baths, 1685sf, open flr plan, all ss appls, granite, 2nd flr, north west patio view, 2 prkg, storage. gym, pool, gamesrm, accomodation ste. $675,000. MUST SEE ! Ask for Kathy 604-574-3099

6505

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St. Andrews Court

910 St. Andrews Street, New Westminster Bach suite, $700/mo. Big 1 BR from $750/mo. Rent includes heat. Reno’d, new paint, h/wd flrs. Cat ok. Seniors’ special.

Danny 604-728-2086

SUNSET PARK 5870 Sunset Street

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

6510

Co-ops

Queens Avenue 136 10th St, New West

3 BR Townhouse, $1218 includes heat & hot water, w/d hookup & common laundry & u/grd prkg. $1200 share purchase.

Email for application quacoop@gmail.com

6515

Duplexes - Rent

BBY 5420 Dominion St. Lrg 2 BR dup, clean, lrg kitch w/eatg area, 4 appls, lrg liv rm, 1000sf. Furn’d. $980+50% utl. NP. 604-317-7686

6535

Homestay

HOMESTAY FAMILIES Needed Immediately

for international ESL students. Caring, warm, friendly families within walking distance of Skytrain only. Contact 604-210-2003

Study_Net@yahoo.com HOST FAMILY Wanted. Pls call us at 778-227-1668 at Mon-Fri 10am-5pm or E-mail: globalstudyedu@gmail.com

6540

Houses - Rent

3 BDRM split level, new reno, 1 ba, $1550 + utils, lease, n/p, N/S, Nr Brentwood mall, 604-312-8919

BBY LOUGH’D Mall. 3 BR house, new flrs & paint. Avail now. $1500 + utils. 604 540-2046

Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE

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

COQ Ctre, by schools, College, 5BR, 2 baths, lrg yrd, storage. Refs. $2000. Aug1 604-939-0273

Managed by Colliers International

604- 983- 8046

COQ Nr L’heed Mall, 3 BR up, fully fin bsmnt dwn, pets ok, w/d, $1800 + util, now. 604 727-2001

NEW WEST

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

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

Call 604-540-9300

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

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.

NW Queenb’h 4 BR, 2nd flr, w/d. Nr bus. Aug 1. $1100 + ½ utls. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675

Rentals

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RENTALS HOME SERVICES

6540

Houses - Rent

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard, new roof, double garage.. $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

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6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

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

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, $650 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, prefer female, Avail Aug 1, Call 778-846-5275

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

4BDRMS DUPLEX, $1550/MO incl Utils, Non-Smoking, shrd w/d, near Lougheed mall, deck, backyard, Aug 1, 604-313-4083 BBY, 1 BR bsmnt ste, cls to schools and trans, Metrotown area, incls all utils, N/s, N/p, $700/mo, immed. 604-433-1431 BBY, BRENTWOOD, 1 BR bsmt ste. Avail Aug 1. NS/NP, no W/D. $800 incls utls. Jill 604-298-5668

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ: COMO Lk/ Poirier, 1 BR cln, bright, quiet, sh’d W/D. Suits 1, Cat ok. N/S. $700 incl utls, cbl, net. Av Aug 1. 604-298-2586

BBY DEER LK, 2 BR, sh’d W/D, priv entry & prkg, $950 incls utls. By BCIT. NS/NP. 604-880-0597 BBY E 2BR glvl, 1200sf, inste w/d, f/yd, priv sundeck, ns/np, $900 + util, Sept 1, 604 290-2181 BBY, Georgia/Boundary. 3 BR, grd/lvl suite. Garage, sh’d w/d. Suits small family. $1200 incl utils. Avail Aug 1st. 604-298-6261 BBY, Gov’t Rd, New 2 BR glvl, nr SFU Skytrn, nr 2lvls schl, $1150 incl util, ns/np. 604 721-1607 BBY, METROTOWN. 3 BR main flr, wd, np, $1280 + utils. Avail Now. 604-779-7524 BBY N, Newly Reno 2 BR gl, 1000sf, nr amens, shd ldry, $1050 incl util, ns/np. 604 721-1607 BBY, NORTH. 2 BR g/lvl, f/ba, sh’d w/d. N/P. $925/mo + util. 121 North Warwick. 604-299-0403 BBY N./SFU 2 BR, 1000sf, bright & clean ste, share washer. $800 + 50% utils. 1 yr lease. Av. now. N/S & N/P. Call 604 421-1196 BBY SOUTH, New 1 BR g/lvl ste, n/s, small pet ok, utils incls, $700, Avail Now. 778-837-3354 COQ, 585 Alderson Av. 2 BR g/l, new paint & carpets, share w/d, alarm. $999 incls utils & cable. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-931-6269

COQ, Blue Mnt/Como Lake, 2 BR g/lvl, 2 bath, shared w/d. $1000 incls utils. By amens. Avail now. N/S & N/P. 778 859-1808

Alarm Services

COQ Maillardville spac 3 BR upper, f/bath, w/d, new d/w, storage prkg, lrg deck view, $1400 incl util. Aug1 ns/np 604 936-8732 COQ MAIN flr 1 BR ste + 1 BR storage. Executive View home, f/p, deck. Suits 1 quiet person. $850+ utls. NS/NP 778-882-3959 M. RIDGE central, 3 BR upper flr, 2 bath, vaulted ceiling, 1500 sf, covered prkg, d/w, shared laundry, nr bus, shops, ns np. $1350 incls utils. Aug 1. 604-460-8024 PO CO 4 BR upper, 2 full baths, 4 appls, deck & shed. Aug 1. Refs $1450+ ½ utils. 604-315-6611 POCO EXEC. 1 BR ste, furn or unfurn, $895 + utils, f/p, d/w, w/d, N/s, N/p, covered patio w/hot tub, lots of fruit trees. 604-818-7402 POCO LRG 1 BR grd lev, own w/d, $800 incls utils & cable. Aug 1. NS/NP. 604-551-9123 PORT COQ, 1 BR ste. $785 incl heat & hot water. Avail Now. 604 941-8344 or 778-855-4843 PORT COQ. Spac 3 BR, 1.5 baths. D/w, f/p, w/d. Near schools & bus. N/S, N/P. $1295/mo + 2/3 utils, avail Aug 1. 604-818-7402

RMD / N. WEST, 3 BR, sh’d w/d, storage, sep entry, prkg. NS/NP. $950+utls. July 15. 604-617-1822 SASAMAT LAKE. Bach in Belcarra. incl util/appl/W/D/microwave N/S N/P $650. 936-9364

6605

Townhouses Rent

Systems Ltd.

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

8030

Carpentry

FORMULA CARPENTRY rot repair, decks, fences, concrete, Red Seal cert. Free est. 778-888-4751 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

8035

Carpet Cleaning

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Fireplace Cleaning. Call 604-765-805

8055

Cleaning

EXP CLEANING ladies avail 7 days/wk. Bonded. Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond 604-928-0025 HELP is ON the WAY! 2 Honest reliable cleaning Ladies will make your home SPARKLE! Mary ★ 604-526-5199 HOUSE & OFFICE CLEANING Pressure Washing. Exp & Prof. Call Griselda 778-886-4900

J & S CLEANING. Res/Comm. Move in / move out. 15% seniors’ discount. 5 years exp. Reliable & guaranteed work. Free estimates. 778-998-9127 or 778-239-9609 SUNNY CLEANING Services, reas rates, honest & thorough, Call Andrea. 778-837-2942

8058

Computer Services

Computer REPAIR: PC, Internet, Network, Home/Office maint. Ink & Toner. •Simon •604-999-0815

8060

Concrete

WOODLAND PARK

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408

woodland@rentmidwest.com

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

10 BAY bodyshop for rent right across the street from ICBC claim centre. Lots of parking. Full downdraft spraybooth, air dryer, frame pulling system, air compressor etc.. avail if needed. Turn key operation. Can be used for other purposes as well. $4500 per/mo. Nick 604-351-6577

Driveways, Sidewalks, Stairs, Floors, Forming, Landscaping, Any Reno’s, 778-881-0961

8073

Drainage

COQ, Office Space for Rent, $1000/mo, 810sf + mezz, nr Port Mann Bridge. 604-464-7590

COQ Unit 201-2080 Hartley Ave, 1500 sf, a/c office, reno’d, great layout, 2 washrooms, kitchen, 4 priv offices, large open area, $1300/mo + HST, gated cplex, ample prkg. 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com

#1 ELECTRICIAN in the CITY! •Licenced • Bonded •Insured #99205. Call 604-636-1866 LIC ELECTRIC. Comm & Res. Bonded. Reas Rates. Free Est. Professional Work. 604 719-8603 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

Gutters

8087

Strata • Commercial • Residential Lawn Mtnce From $25 per visit Concrete • Asphalt • Pavers Retaining Walls Paint • Tile • Moulding OVAC Contracting Ltd. ovaccontracting@hotmail.com 604-671-0626 / 604-522-5991

8090

Fencing/Gates

DIRECT FROM THE MILL 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail, etc... We Install Chain Link & Cedar Fencing. Free Est. 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604 520-7792 Timberlandforestproducts.com S&E Landscaping and Fencing Custom Cedar, Prefab panels, Chainlink. Free Est. 778-838-3005 West Coast Cedar Installations Custom fencing, decking & more 604-244-8824, Cell: 604-788-6458

8105

Floor Covering

* Level Tile & Flooring * Tile - Hardwood - Carpet - Vinyl

40% OFF ALL OVERSTOCK ITEMS FREE grout on all tile work

604.568.TILE (8453) leveltileandflooring.com

Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof intall, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263

8110

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

Floor Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

8075

Gutters

Drywall

VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208

8080

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Electrical

Watt Power Electric Ltd

• Full reno’s • Service changes • New homes • Lighting upgrades Quality electrical work done right. No job is too small! Call Chris Watt, 778-229-2617 Lic. # 91746

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

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

8130

Handyperson

TRUSTED HOME IMPROVEMENTS

604-439-9417

604-878-5232 SINCE 1997

604-420-4800 Established 1963

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

8155

Landscaping

FORTRESS RETAINING WALLS & LANDSCAPES

• Driveways • Sod • Topsoil • Sand • Gravel • River Rock • Bark Mulch • Fencing & Woodworking • Arbours • Pergolas • Bridges

• Retaining Walls • Patios • Walkways • Interlocking Paving Stones Certified by The National Concrete Masonry Association

CHRIS SPRUSTON 604-908-1258 Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat/lawn/cedar fence/paving stones, trim trees. 604-377-3107 ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083

Masonry

STONE WORK

Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone.

604-603-2576

Home Services

BE COOL! Talk to Someone You Trust.

CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING Sears also installs ROOFING, WINDOWS, WINDOW COVERINGS & CARPETING

604-299-5511 ext 213

24 HOURS 1-800-4-MY-HOME • (1-800-469-4663)

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

45

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

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

Lawn & Garden

D & J GardenScape ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Lawn Maintenance Power Raking Moss Control Trimming Spring Cleanup Call for our SUMMER SPECIALS 604-589-8527 604-771-4636 CHAFFER BEETLE. Now is the time for treatment! Landscaping, gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488

•Res/Com Lawn Maintenance •Yard Cleanup • Lawn Repairs •Gardening • Building Projects •Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning Bulk landcape material & delivery Free Est 604 779-6978

AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 day honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

www.popeyesmovingbc.com

8180

STL Contracting; Renovations Kitchens, Baths, Tiles, Painting, Drywall plus More! 604-626-1670

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

T.TRAN-604-723-2468, new lawns, garden/beds, weeding, clean up, pruning, trees. Reliable.

8150

BATHROOMS & much more. 40 yrs on the North Shore. Working within your budget. 778-387-3626

Moving & Storage

POPEYE’S MOVING

tymerstonework.com

Kitchens/Baths

8185

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, roof repair. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740

EDGEMONT GUTTERS

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

Lawn & Garden

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

8175

8160 Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Soffits All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price

8160

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

Excavating

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

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 BBY 6994 Greenwood St, Brand New approx 1800sf W/H with finished office, clean, large O/H door, 3 phase power, avail Now. Call 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com

8125

(since 1968)

#1167 LIC Bonded. Expert trouble shooter, sm job specialist, reno’s, panel changes. 617-1774.

CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649

Contact 604 939-0221

Electrical

ALARM

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

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.

8080

RAIN CENTRE LTD.

604-463-7919

2 BR +den, new kitchen, paint, near SFU & Lougheed Mall, $1250, avail Aug 1, 604-607-5445 BBY. Capitol Hill. Renovated 1 BR. 900 sf. Priv laundry. $875/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. 604-294-9830

8010

604-537-4140

604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503

8193

Oil Tank Removal

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

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

CANSTAR PAINTING The Quality You Trust! Interior & Exterior Projects Prof. Crew of Master Painters Prof. Design & Product Consultation Free Est./Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD.

Int. & Ext. Specialist, 20 yrs exp. * Reas. Rates, High Quality * Fast, clean, with ref’s Licensed, Insured & WCB

Jean-Guy Bottin

Cell 604.626.1975

Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments EXPERTS OF:

Drywall Repair Repaint Texture Ceilings,Trim, Doors, Frames, Cabinets Walls & Floors, Colour Selection…etc. Special rates for ongoing maintenance painting.

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

www.affordablemoversbc.com

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 • Efficient & Reliable

604-708-8850 Local 604 Movers

✔ Reasonable Rates ✔ Large & small Moves ✔ Friendly well trained staff! ✔ Flat Rates Available.

604-767-0565

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

Pro-Touch Painting Interior & Exterior Commercial/ Residential Painting SUMMER IS SHORT... BOOK NOW!

Work guaranteed WCB / insured / references Call for free estimate

Luis 604-612-1222

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HOME SERVICES Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

AAA PRECISION PAINTING Int/Ext

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

Excellent $$$$

Written Guarantee Free Est * Insured * WCB

778-881-6096 ANOVA PAINTING & RENOVATIONS Experienced crews are ready for all of your job needs. Interior & exterior painting. Free estimates. 15% seniors’ discount. Call Wilson at: 778-688-9684

FAIRWAY PAINTING

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

7291234

8220

Plumbing

RED SEAL

Drainage & Plumbing Inc.

Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation

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

604-618-4988

A BETTER

PLUMBER

Better Quality, Better Service

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

604 Serving the Community for 25 years

BESTWAY PAINTING, Int/Ext, Crown Mouldings, $150 off any Job over $1000. 778-881-6737

Save 20% when you book your interior or exterior paint job by July 31/10. Marc 778 867-0179 T&H PAINTING. Int/Ext, Res/ Comm, Free Estimates, Quality Work, Guaranteed 778-316-7709

TOP PAINTING Res & Comm. Reasonable rates • Free Estimate Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377

Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing

604-420-4800

10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005 CITY CTR PLUMBING Lic. 10% disc − all small jobs, faucets, toilets, sinks, etc. 604 562-4269

HIGHMARKPLUMBING.COM Heating, Gas fitting, Drainage. Excavation. 604-945-6060 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 NEED A LIC. PLUMBER? Plugged drain specialist. Leaky or broken pipes. Hot water tanks. Free Est. Adam 604-916-1578

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

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

604 936-2808

grantshomemaintenance@shaw.ca

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

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS

604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com

M&S HANDYMAN

• Framing • Flooring • Finishing Carpentry • Painting • Drywall • T i l i n g Senior discount

9125

Domestic

2005 SEBRING TOURING CAR, 138,000 KMS, Silver. $9500. Call 604-946-0293.

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2010 YAMAHA BWs 125cc Scooter, Perfect Cond., 895kms, $3199, Call 604-288-4376

9145

Scrap Car Removal

(604) 209-2026

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount

Renovations Additions

Quality Work * Ref’s avail

604-720-1564 matco@telus.net

www.renorite.com Save Your Dollars

✓ RenoRite 604-781-7695

BATHS * KITCHENS * SUITES & MORE

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1997 GMC Yukon SLT, auto, ac, leather, fully loaded, tow pkg, exc cond $3950obo, 604-946-5505

Sports & Imports

2000 SUBARU Legacy Wagon, $5500, 163kms 2.5L AWD Auto, Good Cond., 778-233-9769

www.crownresidentialroofing.com

SUMMER SPECIAL SAVE THE HST Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Aug 31 A+

Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004

Residential & Commercial

Torch On Specialist Member of Shell Busey’s House Smart Referral Network ★ Govt Certified ★ 20 yrs exp

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

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. Residential / Commercial. 604-761-6079

SSK ROOFING & SIDING Re-roofing. Gutters. WCB / BBB 604-787-4622 or 778 240-6513

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

UNI ROOFING Co. Ltd. New & Re-Roofs, Asphalt, Shingle, Torch-on, Cedar & Tile. Res & Com. Free Est. 604-726-1928

778-237-ROOF (7663) YOUNG BROTHERS ROOFING

8255

youngbrothersroofing.com Re-Roofing Specialist! Shingles, Cedar Shakes, or Torch-on, 30,40,50 material warranty. W.C.B.

8309

Tiling

Ceramic & Stone Installation •Bath •Kitchen •Floors •Decks Int/Ext •Free Est • 604-789-5671

Rubbish Removal

604-RUBBISH

8315

782-2474

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

ED’S ROOFING

Stucco

Reroofing & Repair

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

Asphalt & Torch On Carports ★ Garages ★ NO HST!

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

Student Disposal

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

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

Services & Recycling

778-896-4448 (Cell)

Trips to the dumps start at

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

$49

W i t h 1 7 c u b i c y a rd t r u c ks

John 778-288-8009

Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

Call anytime

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957

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

A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

8335

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

Window Cleaning

Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing

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

• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

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

604-420-4800 Established 1963

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153

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

DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yard bins. Lowest rates! disposalking.com 604-306-8599

Alin Maintenance Services •Roof •Chimney •Skylight; Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

9160

Sports & Imports

9173

Sell Your RV or Boat

Vans

2004 TOYOTA Sienna CE, 8 passenger package, 95 K, exc cond, $16,000. 604-838-6353

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

2006 - 22FT double axel, white Jayco trailor, used for 5 short trips exc. cond. sleeps 5, full load. ac, etc. $15,000 OBO. 604-940-0310

HOT SPOT FOR SALE

THE SCRAPPER

2003 TOYOTA ECHO $6300 EXCELLENT CONDITION AUTOMATIC, ONE OWNER 96,800 KM 604-721-6725

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

2005 VW Jetta TDI, 5 spd, silver, 1 owner, 63K, loaded, all records, heated seats, no accidents, tires winter, sr $17,500, 604-921-9788

E

8300

Urban Market:

1980 20 FT GMC FRONTIER70,000 orig km, int all new, new tire/brakes,exhaust/shocks A Steal @ $5300. 604-825-3845

604-728-1965 John

2H

604-588-0833

NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections

MATCO DESIGN

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

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

•Residential Roofing •Siding and Window Installations •Aluminum Awnings and Railings •Rain Gutter Replacements •Drainage Installations and Repairs

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

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

Call: 778-896-4858

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate

9160

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

Roofing

All Work Guaranteed

FREE

Family Owned & Operated

8250

Rubbish Removal

PRP ROOFING. 15 yrs exp. Reroof, new roofs & repairs. Insured, WCB. Free est 604-764-0399

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE

MAC ROOFING INC.

R & H Contractors Property Services, Construction, Painting, Tile, Janitorial, etc 604 506-5561

8255

Roofing

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

#1 Roofing Company in BC

New . Additions . Renovations Licenced, insured and bonded 25+ years exp . 604 936-0404 PRP RENOVATIONS. Kitchens, baths, tiling, flooring, painting, plumbing, gutters 604-764-0399

8250

Roofing

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

Since 1983

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

8250

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

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

Scrap/Car Removal No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

A-Z KITCHENS, c-top, granite, bathrooms, tile, floor, carpet, paint, blinds. Bob 778-318-3950

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

AUTOMOTIVE

9105

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

Grant’s Home Maintenance Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.

604-783-0979

PLUMBERS

Renovations & Home Improvement

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

woodysgallery@hotmail.com

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

8240

Established 1963

Call Bill

Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 ROLL INTO A NEW LOOK Int/Ext, Staining, Floor Coating etc. Quality work. 604-340-6371

Power Washing

• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

436-1005

ANMORE PAINTING. Ext & int, 15 yrs exp. Excellent refs. Call Andrew 604-537-4764

8225

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

ONLY

$45.90 +GST

Suburban Market:

North Shore News, Burnaby Now, Abbotsford/Mission Times, Vancouver Courier, or Chilliwack Times, Surrey Now Delta Optimist, Ricmond News Langley Advance, Coquitlam Now, New West Record Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Times

• • • •

3 lines of text 4 consecutive issues add a photo for $10 extra lines of text $9/line

* this offer is only valid for private party/non-business clients.

Book your ad today!

For For information information call call 604-444-3000 604-998-0218

604-444-3000


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100% B C Owned and Operated

Sem

inars & Even Monday ts at Choices Markets South Surrey – 3248 King George Blvd. , July 12, Cerullo 7:00-9:00pm f Antonio e h C e v . Get Fre sh, Get Loc i t u c e al: Cooking B.C.’s Summer Bounty with Choices’ Ex Wednes s and Shirlene Cote, 100-Mile Diet Society. Cost $15.00. day, July rkinson’ 14, 7:00-8: e a n d Pa s a e s 30pm. Natural i D s ’ r e Treatment Approaches to Neurodegenerative Conditions: Alzheim with Dr. Caleb Ng , ND. Cost $5.00. To register phone 604-541-3902.

Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee Stash Powdered Iced Teas assorted varieties

assorted varieties

3/5.97

3/29.97

assorted varieties

3/2.97 6.99lb/15.41kg

Top Sirloin Steaks Value Pack

3/11.97

Mexi Snacks

Peace Cereal Crisps

three varieties

3/5.97

assorted varieties

3/9.99

298-397g • product of USA

Dempster’s Whole Grain Bread assorted varieties

3.00 each reg 3.99

3/9.99

946ml • product of Canada

+ deposit + eco fee

3/4.98 1 L • product of South Africa

From Our Bakery New!

Salba Smart Organic Corn Tortilla Chips blue, yellow or white

Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Cookies

4.99 package of 12

from

Available in the cooler or frozen food section at all Choices Markets stores.

3/4.98 99-109g • product of USA

122-170g

Natracare Organic Tampons

20% off

3/7.47 398g • product of USA

3/5.97 398ml • product of USA

Helen’s Organic Vegetarian Frozen Meals assorted varieties

3/9.99 255g

regular retail prices

100% cotton, certified organic, non-chlorine bleached.

Alacer Emergen-C

assorted varieties

330ml • product of Italy

Genisoy Soy Crisps & Sweet Crisps assorted varieties

3.99

medium, spicy or medium with vegetables

3/1.98

175g

Bulk Department

Great-tasting, all-natural fluoride-free formulas.

three varieties

+ deposit + eco fee

3/3.00

reg from 4.79

Wolfgang Puck’s San Pellegrino Italian Sodas Organic Soups

Tiramisu

Sweet Large Ataulfo Mangoes

Amy’s Organic Chili

227g

Rice Bakery

3/2.25

Roasted Cashews Salted and Unsalted

3.79/100g

3/8.97

480g

New Crop Green Onions from 2EE Farm

Mornington Cheddar Cheese 20% off regular retail price assorted varieties Jason Natural Toothpastes

assorted varieties

Dewlands 100% Fruit Juices assorted varieties

3.99

Zorbas Mushroom and Parmesan Phyllo Pies

Happy Planet Fruit Smoothies

1 dry pint pkg

weather permitting

From the Deli

255g

3/8.97 680g • product of Canada

3.98

B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

48-68g • product of USA

1 dozen • product of B.C.

Hand Picked Raspberries from Olera Farm B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

3.29lb/ 7.25kg

Clif and Luna Energy Bars

Vitala Omega-3 Free Run Large Eggs

4.49

Whole Specialty Frying Chickens

8 or 12 count • product of USA

454g • product of Canada

Quinoa Bread

Meat Department

17.49 36 pack .59 each Individual packets

A super energy booster, containing 1000mg of Vitamin C, 32 mineral complexes and B Vitamins. Several delicious flavours to choose from.

Cascades Extreme Paper Towels 2 pack or Double Roll Bathroom Tissue 4 pack

3/8.97 product of Canada

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 July 8 to July 14, 2010.

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

We reserve the right to limit quantities. Not all items may be available at all locations. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

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