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‘We’re cooking turkeys as we speak’ Union Gospel Mission expects to see more than 350 turn up for its annual Thanksgiving dinner BY ANDREW FLEMING REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanksgiving in Canada is a holiday tradition based on celebrating the bounty of food at the end of harvest season. For many people struggling to get by in these tough economic times, it may not seem like there is an awful lot to be thankful for these days. Thankfully there are always people in the community who want to make sure nobody will be going hungry over the holiday. “We’re cooking turkeys as we speak,” said Bill Wong of Union Gospel Mission on Wednesday as the outreach group was busy preparing for an expected 350 to 400 people to stop by their drop-in centre at 658 Clarkson St. on Monday beginning at noon. “One of the things about turkey versus chicken is that it keeps its flavour if you refreeze it. So come Monday we’ll just take them out of the freezer and rewarm them. We’ve got cranberry sauce, apple pie, pumpkin pie, it’s going to be with all the trimmings. We’re rocking and rolling and ready to go.” This will be good news for Royal City residents who might otherwise be facing the holiday without the prospect of a hearty feast. According to two charities who provide food and other services to needy local citizens, more people than ever are relying on social service agencies to meet basic needs For many Canadians, the recession is
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Feeding the hungry: Fred Kryska prepares the turkeys in the Union Gospel Mission kitchen in preparation for the group’s annual Thanksgiving dinner. The mission’s drop-in centre on Clarkson Street is hosting the dinner Monday starting at noon. not over. A recent survey of Salvation Army staff from across the country found that demand for food programs, including food banks, meal programs and street ministry units, are on the rise. More than three-
quarters of all respondents indicated that requests for food service increased this year while, to make things worse, food donations in most areas either remained the same or decreased in 2010. The charity
provided approximately 2.8 million meals to Canadians last year. “The recession has a long tail,” said Salvation Army spokesperson Graham
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Homeless numbers dropping in New West email@example.com
Anecdotal evidence indicates that fewer people are living on the streets of New Westminster than a year or two ago. The 2008 24-hour count of homeless people found that there were 124 people
who were homeless in New Westminster, with 72 of them living on the street. That was an increase of 35 per cent from the count that was done in 2005. The homeless count is generally considered an undercount because it doesn’t include people who are “couch surfing” or staying in detox facilities, holding cells,
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hospitals or recovery houses. In response to complaints about homeless people on the streets, the City of New Westminster initiated a homeless patrol. Each morning, a bylaw enforcement officer and a police officer, followed by a sanitation truck, would go out and move individuals along and clean up any mess
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left behind. “We have discontinued that at this time,” said John Stark, the city’s social planner. “The numbers have just not been there. They have fallen dramatically.” Stark said that doesn’t mean there aren’t any homeless people in New Westminster, ◗Numbers Page 5
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Hidden Treasures in Your Antiques
Recycling of Old Garbage Cans Not sure what to do with your old garbage cans now that you have received your new automated waste collection carts? The City of New Westminster will be offering residents the opportunity to recycle their old cans. On Saturday, October 16, 2010 residents can bring their old cans to the Canada Games Pool parking lot from 10am - 6pm to have them recycled for free. Please also consider using the cans as extra storage containers in your yard or garage for wood, yard material, or anything else you need to stow away. Cans can also be easily converted into a backyard composter. Check out our www.newwestcity.ca for step-by-step video instructions. For more information, please call Engineering Operations at 604-526-4691.
Is the value of your antique or heirloom more than sentimental? Find out at Hidden Treasures: An Antiques Appraisal Clinic at the New Westminster Public Library Auditorium on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:00 pm. Ticket holders may bring one portable item for appraisal by noted museum and estate appraiser, Al Bowen. For large items or sets, please bring a photograph or a piece such as a drawer or a plate. Pre-register for the limited free tickets by calling the library at 604-527-4667. Tickets must be picked up by Saturday, October 16 or they will go to another person.
Connaught Heights Residents’ Association Meeting
October is Power Smart Month! October is Power Smart Month; make sure to check out the limited time offers, rebates and savings on lighting, windows, appliances and electronics available at powersmart.ca. In addition to these offers, we have exciting energy efﬁciency themed contests and events happening around your city. Team Power Smart Photo Contest You can enter the Team Power Smart Photo Contest sponsored by London Drugs from September 1 to October 15. Start thinking about energy efﬁciency, reducing waste and how that can be innovatively captured in a photo. This year’s theme is ‘My favourite green thing’. The grand prize is a Nikon digital SLR camera. This contest is exclusively for Team Power Smart members. Enter by logging in to your Member’s Tool Box at bchydro.com. Not a member yet? Join Team Power Smart online at bchydro.com or newwestcity.ca and enter the special promo code NEWWEST when you join.
Homelessness Action Week October 10-16 The New Westminster Homelessness Coalition invites you to join us for the many activities taking place during Homelessness Action Week. These activities include a Homelessness Action Week Fundraising Dinner at The Inn at Westminster Quay at 7:00 pm on October 16, 2010. The evening will include keynote speaker Ken Lyotier, founder of United We Can. For tickets, please contact Lydia Steer at 604-526-2522 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also consider donating a ticket and provide a homeless person a chance to attend this event. Be part of the solution to homelessness at Homeless Connect Day, a onestop shop for free services, food, and clothes for the homeless on October 13th from 9am- 2pm at Holy Trinity Cathedral. This is an opportunity for you, your business, or service organization to provide direct services or goods (such as socks, blankets, hoodies, back packs, razors) or to volunteer. Please contact Sherrill Gullickson at 604-523-9126 ext 104 or email email@example.com for more information.
Meeting in the Middle - Youth and Seniors Together Saturday, October 16, 2010 • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm Century House and Youth Centre - 620 Eighth Street $3.00 (includes lunch) Spend the day with youth and seniors, having fun, playing games and learning about each other’s differences and similarities. Prizes, entertainment, workshops, lunch and lots of fun! For more information, please call Youth Services at 604-515-3775 or Century House at 604-519-1023.
The Connaught Heights Residents’ Association will meet on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the New Westminster Police Station, 555 Columbia Street. The meeting will include meeting with city police and discussing safety in our neighbourhood, as well as organizing the Association. For more information, please contact Tracey Plevy at 604-527-1377.
Community Energy and Emissions Plan Open House New Westminster is committed to building a sustainable community and has recently initiated the development of a Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP). The CEEP will outline a strategy for the community to increase our energy efﬁciency, diversify our energy supply, reduce waste and reduce our impact on global climate change. In order to reduce our community’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, we need help to develop actions and policies that impact how our community will grow and develop over the next 25 years. The City has collected information on our current community energy consumption and emissions levels and would like to share with you what we’ve learned at an Open House on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the foyer of City Hall, located at 511 Royal Avenue. Come and share your thoughts on how our community can reduce our energy consumption and emissions and grow in a greener, cleaner way! If you have any questions please contact Engineering at 604-515-3780.
New West Walks Neighbourhood Walks – Fall 2010 New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation continues to build on creating Active Communities through organized neighbourhood walks. Join our enthusiastic walking leaders as they guide you on the path to physical health and well-being. Walking is the most accessible and most widely enjoyed activity in Canada and participating in a walking program can help you gain physical strength, stamina and coordination. A variety of FREE neighbourhood walks are being offered this fall. Please arrive on time for the walk, bring water and wear appropriate footwear. For more information about any of the walks being offered, please call 604-777-5103. Day & Date
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Queensborough Neighbourhood (Queensborough Community Centre)
Sunday November 14
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Howay gets facelift – others get upgrades BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
The board of education held its first public meeting of the school year at the recently spruced up F.W. Howay Elementary, a school that got $400,000 in upgrades over the summer. The school’s renos included a new fire sprinkler system, new hallway and classroom flooring, asbestos abatement, painting inside and out, new ceiling tiles and electrical upgrades. “In my opinion, Howay isn’t one of the oldest schools in the district, but it was in the most
need (of upgrades),” Doug Templeton, the district’s director of facilities and operations, told the board of education. Howay parents had been calling for worn-out carpets at the school to be replaced for the last couple of years. “We are very pleased with the renovations,” Howay parent and district parent advisory council chair Paul Johansen told The Record. “Children, parents and staff were very happy with the renos, and they were long overdue.” Howay’s office was also moved from the back of the school to the
front, for security purposes. Howay is just one of a number of schools where maintenance work is underway. Much of the work was completed during the summer school break, but work will continue during the fall and winter months, Templeton told the board. The restoration of the annual maintenance grant, a provincial grant given to school districts, enabled the district to pay for the much-needed work at Howay and other schools. The ministry had axed the maintenance grant in August 2009 without warning. That grant
brought $1.1 million into the district. The district has also devised a five-year plan for minor renovations at schools. The plan is subject to funding, Templeton told the board.
MORE WORK: Here’s a summary of other recent work at city schools: Herbert Spencer – classroom carpets replaced with lino – portable move to John Robson fullday kindergarten prep Connaught Heights – exterior and some interior paint
– fire sprinkler system Hume Park – mechanical upgrade Richard McBride – sand and refinish gym and stage Lord Kelvin – sand and refinish stage – full-day kindergarten site prep John Robson – relocate portable from Herbert Spencer FDK Lord Tweedsmuir – full-day kindergarten site prep Queen Elizabeth – full-day kindergarten site prep – roofing
River ride: A boater zips down the Fraser River in front of the Quay during one of the summerlike days last week. Larry Wright/ THE RECORD
Rare heritage duplex will be restored BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
It was built on a small apple orchard sometime in the late 1800s, and now a city duplex will become a triplex and have an option of becoming a four-plex in the future. Council has approved a heritage revitalization agreement to convert the existing duplex at 437 Seventh St. into three residential units and retain the option of adding a fourth unit in the future. The building is located on land that’s designated as community commercial districts highrise. Julie Schueck, the city’s heritage planner, said the heritage revitalization agreement allows a residence to be provided at grade in a commercial zone. She said it also allows off-street parking, which
has been a concern expressed by some neighbours. “The site has never had on-site parking,” she said. “There is no way to get it on site because it is so small.” A small apple orchard was once located at the property. A highrise and one-storey commercial building are located next to the home. According to the a statement of significance prepared about the property, the house was built in 1893 and is valued for its association with the very early residential development of the uptown neighbourhood. “A landmark in this neighbourhood of mixed-used buildings of a variety of ages and building styles, the house is significant for its age and is one of the last remaining indicators of the very early housing developments in the uptown
neighbourhood, in what was originally a residential subdivision of the downtown centre of New Westminster in the 1860s and ’70s,” said the document. “Its context has shifted with changes to the neighbourhood, and it is now close to a major commercial centre.” Schueck said she knows of only two other pre-1900 duplexes located in the city. “It’s a rare example of a pre-1900 duplex. It’s really neat,” she said. “It’s in pretty good shape.” In addition to being valued as a duplex residence and for its age, the house was the home of Francis Orra Canfield, who’s considered a prominent figure in the city’s history. A principal of Lord Kelvin school and a leader in the education field, he was also active in a number of community groups and benevolent associations.
“Previous to the purchase by the current owners, the property was rundown and the city had many enforcement issues with former occupants,” said a staff report. “The applicants, through their considerable financial and emotional commitment, are restoring the house and making a significant improvement to the streetscape. Although some work has been carried out without permits, the quality of the work is in keeping with current heritage conservation standards.” The owners are proposing to create two rental units on the northwest side of the building and an owner-occupied unit on the other side of the house. They would also like the option of converting the owner-occupied unit’s main floor into a fourth unit in the future, which would reduce the size of their own unit. Follow Theresa on Twitter.com/@TheresaMcManus
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, October 18, 2010 – 7:00 p.m. Council Chamber, City Hall
511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7414, 2010 and ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7417, 2010 1) ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7414, 2010 Location: 21 and 27 Eighth Avenue (shown hatched on the sketch plan) Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to rezone the properties located at 21 and 27 Eighth Avenue from Community Commercial Districts (C-2) and Local Commercial Districts (C-1) to Comprehensive Development District (21 – 27 Eighth Avenue) (CD-30). The applicant proposes to develop two commercial and residential mixed use buildings (one on each lot). 2) ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7417, 2010 Location: 2,200 square feet/204.4 square meter portion of the City lane behind the properties at 504 and 508 Sixth Avenue (shown hatched on the sketch plan) BYLAW NO. 7414 Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to rezone a portion of the lane at the rear of 504 and 508 Sixth Avenue to Commercial Parking Districts (CP-1) and consolidate the lane with those properties to construct a four storey commercial project. Following construction of the building, the lane would be restored to its current use for vehicle and pedestrian trafﬁc. City Contact: Development Services Department at 604-527-4588 Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at Legislative Services. Details and materials may be inspected at the Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, British Columbia during
normal ofﬁce hours being 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday inclusive (except Statutory Holidays) from September 20, 2010. Public Participation: At the hearing, the public shall be allowed to make representations to the Council respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaws. All persons who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaws shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions can be submitted to the Corporate Ofﬁcer until the close of the Public Hearing. All persons who prefer to have their BYLAW NO. 7417 submissions available to Council members in advance as part of the Public Hearing agenda package, should deliver their submissions to Legislative Services, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9 (Fax #: 604-527-4594), by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Please be advised that submissions received will be published on the City of New Westminster website, with other associated information. No further submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Rick Page, Corporate Ofﬁcer
Public Notice of Applications for 2011 Property Tax Permissive Exemption Section 227 of the Community Charter requires Council to give notice of a proposed bylaw regarding permissive tax exemptions, identifying the property, the proposed exemptions, the number of years that the exemption may be provided and an estimate of the amount of exempt taxes for the current year and the two following years. The proposed Bylaw No. 7415, 2010 is for a one year term. Folio #
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Public Worship Public Worship New Westminster School District - On-site Childcare Kolumbia Inn Daycare Society - On-site Childcare Day Programs/Resource Development - Simon Fraser Society for Community Living Meeting Hall for Pensioners - Sapperton Old Age Pensioners’ Assoc. The Fraser River Discovery Centre - Exhibition and Education Honour House Society - Respite facility for injured Cdn Armed Forces and local First Responders Greater Vancouver Water District - Water Reservoir Tennis Courts Lawn Bowling - New Westminster Lawn Bowling Club Amateur Radio Club - New Westminster Amateur Radio Club Tennis Courts/Club House Facility - New Westminster Tennis Club Amateur Community Theatre Productions - Vagabond Players Air Cadets Training - Royal Canadian Air Cadets 513 Hornet Squadron Amateur Boxing Club - Queensborough Boxing Club Civic Group - Arts Council of New Westminster Queen’s Park - On-site Preschool Childcare Curling Rink - Royal City Curling Club
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Estimate of Taxes 2010 2011 3,900 4,000 14,200 14,700 2,300 2,400 5,100 5,300 56,400 58,400 7,400 7,700 24,500 25,400 8,300 8,600 3,800 3,900 17,100 17,700 1,300 1,300 24,300 25,200 6,900 7,100 5,500 5,700 4,800 4,900 3,400 3,500 1,500 1,500 25,000 25,900
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Section 224 of the Community Charter does not require notice of exemptions provided under section 224(2)(f) [buildings for public worship] and section 224(2)(h) [seniors’ homes, hospitals or private schools]. For information about the proposed bylaw, please call the Finance and Information Technology Department at 604-527-4606.
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Homelessness Action Week raises awareness
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Artwork that’s been created by homeless artists will assist other individuals who are homeless. Homeless artists living in the Downtown Eastside or the bushes of Stanley Park created seven pieces of artwork that are being shown locally and being auctioned off at the New Westminster Homeless Coalition’s fundraising dinner in Inn at Westminster Quay on Saturday, Oct. 16. It’s one of the events taking place in New Westminster during Homelessness Action Week, which runs from Oct. 10 to 16. All proceeds from the sale of the artwork will go toward I’s on the Street, a new sidewalk cleaning service run by the coalition that is employing eight people who live with mental health issues and/or are homeless. “The funds from the dinner will go
directly to paying for the salaries of workers who are getting $10 an hour,” said Coun. Bill Harper. “This is the first time they have been working in a very long time, and they are getting paid for it. Five of the workers are now in housing. You can see the transformation. They feel more confident.” Harper said the program has been “wildly successful” in the downtown. The goal is to expand to other commercial areas. “We are trying at the moment to get sustainable donors so that we can increase the project from the downtown to uptown,” Harper said. “They come twice a week. They go out onto the street and clean up the street in a way a city worker can’t.” Ken Lyotier, founder of United We Can, is the guest speaker at the Oct. 16 fundraising dinner. Tickets are $75 at the door or by calling Lydia at the Purpose Society at 604-526-2522. The New Westminster Homelessness Coalition, which has more than 35 member
organizations, is organizing Homelessness Action Week events in New Westminster. The week focuses on increasing awareness and action around homelessness, with events for people who are homeless and for the general public. “It’s a good opportunity to promote the issues and even some of the success stories,” said Coun. Jonathan Cote, who chairs the city’s community and social issues committee. “It is definitely still a serious issue in Metro Vancouver. It’s an important week to raise awareness.” On Friday, Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church held a Homelessness Action Week prayer service, which featured music and readings on the crisis of homelessness. Other events planned for Homelessness Action Week include: ◗ Homeless Connect Day on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Holy Trinity Cathedral at 514 Carnarvon St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homeless individuals can connect one-on-
one with free goods and services including housing, dental services, mental health and substance abuse support, legal counselling, eye examinations and eyewear, and assistance to acquire identification, employment counselling, job placement and foot care. ◗ Open Mike for Social Justice is being hosted by Beacon Unitarian Church, in recognition of the final day of Homelessness Action Week. It holds Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. at Sapperton Pensioners Hall at 318 Keary St. “This year there are events for people who are homeless, including a record number of special Homeless Connect events happening throughout Metro Vancouver,” said Sue Noga, a community organizer for the Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness, which sponsors the Lower Mainland events. More information about Homelessness Action Week is available online at www. stophomelessness.ca.
Numbers: Fewer homeless people being seen on New Westminster’s streets ◗ continued from page 1
but they may be located in more concealed areas. Stark said it wasn’t unusual to find 10 to 15 people sleeping near Front Street two years ago, but that’s no longer the case. The city still gets reports of homeless people sleeping in uptown locations and near Clarkson Street in the downtown. City officials have noticed a drop in people living on the street and are getting fewer calls from
businesses that are concerned about people sleeping in doorways or leaving behind debris or personal items. “We did have private security in the downtown,” Stark added. “We didn’t renew that.” Stark believes the decrease in homeless people on New Westminster streets is due to the actions taken since a homeless action plan was developed in 2006. He credits improved collaboration among social service agencies, more outreach, a
regional response to homelessness, support from B.C. Housing and increased housing resources in New Westminster as factors contributing to the local situation. In the past year, new transitional housing beds have opened at Maria Keary Cottages and the Russell Housing Centre. More beds will soon be opening at the Rhoda Kaellis Residence. “I think we are starting to see the benefits of having those beds,” Stark said. “With the Russell and
Maria Keary Cottages, we have that increased capacity.” Stark also credits local social service agencies for catching people at risk of homelessness before they are homeless or soon after becoming homeless. Coun. Jonathan Cote, chair of the city’s community and social issues committee, believes the decline in visible homelessness on city streets is directly related to the opening of the Russell Housing Centre and the Maria Keary Cottages.
“It really speaks to the Housing First,” he said about a model for dealing with homelessness. “You deal with housing first, and then you can deal with the other issues that go along with homelessness.” According to Stark, the next homeless count is slated to take place in 2011. “If the housing count was to happen today, I think the numbers would be lower,” he said. “I think there’s been a lot of progress made.”
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While you’re giving thanks, offer help too
fewer people living on the street in our What are you grateful for this city, thanks in large part to more housing Thanksgiving? If you’re sitting in a options and a concerted effort by social warm, dry home reading this paper, service agencies to reach those in need. knowing that there’s food in your fridge But that doesn’t mean we and money in your bank can stop caring. Although the account, then you have more numbers of visibly homeless blessings to count than many THE RECORD people may be down, the probpeople do this weekend. lems of poverty and hunger Far too many people in this city of ours are homeless and hungry. The are all too real. Even many people with homes are struggling to get by, turning to last homeless count, in 2008, turned up 124 homeless people in New Westminster. social service agencies to meet their basic needs. Now, as our front-page story shows, that The Salvation Army and Greater situation is actually improving – there are
Vancouver Food Bank Society both say that demand for their services is on the rise. Though donations to the food bank have remained steady, need is up – lineups have increased by 10 per cent, and food stock at the food bank society’s warehouse is down by 10,000 pounds from this time last year. Fortunately for those in need, there are people who care. The Union Gospel Mission is among the organizations offering free Thanksgiving dinners for those in need this weekend. Countless more groups offer help in all forms throughout
the year. But they can’t do it without help. It’s fitting that World Homeless Day is being marked on Oct. 10, to remind us of the enormous needs that exist around us. Homelessness Action Week events are happening in this city this week (see page 5). So take the time to get involved. Learn more about the issues – then reach into your pocket to help. Homelessness and hunger are everyone’s problem, and we all need to be part of the solution.
Memo from a disgruntled fan IN MY VIEW ALFIE LAU
ontrary to the office supplies commercial saying Labour Day is the most wonderful time of the year – for parents with schoolchildren at least – the best time of year for sports fans is October. Every major sport is either in full swing or in training camp and we’re not just talking North America. In North America, the NFL is into its second quarter of action, the baseball playoffs are going all day, the NHL season is kicking off and NBA training camps, including a Phoenix SunsToronto Raptors exhibition game in Vancouver, are in full swing. On the other side of the pond, the NHL opening games in Finland and the Czech Republic took place Thursday morning. And from European football to Formula One auto racing and the just completed Ryder Cup, there’s no other way to put it: It’s a sports fan’s dream time of year. Add in the fact that the plethora of sports-only television stations is expanding at a mile a minute – Sportsnet One is on free preview until Oct. 31, and
TSN2 is going gangbusters – and sports fans should really have no reason to complain. Well, here’s one disgruntled sports fan. Last month, the New Westminster Salmonbellies played the Mann Cup in Peterborough. The local cable carrier, Cogeco, was involved with producing the games for the Ontario audience, but all us Westerners got was a webcast of the game. The good folks at the River’s Reach pub in New Westminster got the webcasts going on their big screens – lots of wire and lots of duct tape did the job – and it was a pretty rocking place to be, even though the Salmonbellies lost. It was pretty weird watching a game with no replays, no score bug in the top left hand corner and action that would freeze suddenly because of a slow computer connection. Meanwhile, TSN, TSN2, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet West, Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet Ontario, The Score, the NHL Network, the NFL Network, Speed TV, the Fight Network and probably a couple other networks I’ve forgotten were showing a full complement of mixed martial arts, poker, sports movies, darts, thumb wrestling and tiddlywinks. How can it be that Canada’s national summer sport can’t get any national network exposure?
Conflict of interest is the issue
Re: Point missed on water ban, In My Opinion, The Record, Oct. 2. I read Daniel Caley-Daoust’s piece regarding trustee Lori Watt’s attempt to ban bottled water with great interest. However, with all due respect to Mr. Caley-Daoust, the issue looks very different to those of us here in New Westminster than it may from his distant vantage point in Ottawa. There is only one issue of substance here in New Westminster, namely, the clear conflict of interest on the part of trustee Lori Watt in attempting to ban bottled water in the New Westminster school district and in the process using our children as pawns in pursuit of an ideological agenda. As Mr. Caley-Daoust is no doubt fully aware, trustee Watt is a longtime employee of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and CUPE ◗Sports Page 7 has been waging an aggressive campaign against
bottled water companies for a number of years. They see bottled water as unwanted competition for the municipal and regional water systems under their control. There is a clear monetary motivation behind CUPE’s effort to see bottled water banned. And in my eyes, and those of many others, this places trustee Watt – as an employee at CUPE’s head office in B.C. – in a clear conflict of interest as outlined in the School Act. Interestingly, but perhaps inadvertently, Mr. Caley-Daoust’s letter confirms that banning bottled water has nothing to do with the plastic water bottles themselves (as trustee Watt disingenuously portrayed) and everything to do with the water inside those containers. His letter also serves to confirm the monetary motivation behind CUPE’s effort to ban bottled water (as opposed to all bottled beverages) and further underscores trustee Watt’s clear conflict of interest in pursuing this agenda.
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The answer is simple, really, and it is all about the money. For a network to show something like the Mann Cup, it has to send a production team and announcer crew to the venue – not cheap. For a network to show poker or some canned pub sport, all it has to do is pay a distribution fee. It’s the difference between paying six figures for programming to as little as four figures for programming. It’s all about filling space in the 24-hour cycle that is television, no different from us ink-stained wretches filling page 26 of a 32-page paper. (All my page 26 stories are awesome and award-winning!) This week, a good crop of local events is taking place in the Lower Mainland, and very little of it is available on television. The Westcoast Classic Curling tournament at
the Royal City Curling Club will feature current Olympic champion Kevin Martin and current world champion Kevin Koe. But if you’re not there or not checking out the webcast, you won’t find it on any of the seven-plus all-sports stations in our fine country. The Shrum Bowl – the annual SFU versus UBC showdown – took place on Friday night at Thunderbird Stadium at UBC, and you couldn’t find that anywhere on television. The Vancouver Giants, led by new chief executive officer Stu Ballantyne of Burnaby, hosted the Kelowna Rockets on Friday and play the Kamloops Blazers on Saturday, and none of those games can make any of the all-sports stations we have. The Vancouver Whitecaps did play their opening round playoff game at Swangard Stadium against the
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A problematic apartment building is making an effort to clean up its act. In July, staff presented city council with a report about serious concerns about crime, nuisances and bylaw violations associated with the apartment at 101 Royal Ave. At the time, the city’s housing integrated service team had designated it as its highest priority and had implemented a number of actions to deal with the building. “The property owner has been cooperative with staff during the past three months and implemented a number of measures to improve the supervision, management and maintenance of the property,” said a followup staff report to council. Some of the actions undertaken at the building include evicting a number of problematic tenants, installing security cameras to monitor common areas such
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The Port Royal Red Boat development in Queensborough was the big winner at this year’s Royal City Builders Awards. The City of New Westminster and the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce presented the 39th annual Royal City Builders Awards Wednesday night at the Inn at Westminster Quay. Awards were handed out for modern development, heritage, accessibility and sustainability. Port Royal Red Boat Phase 1, which is located at Holly and Furness streets in Queensborough, was named Building of the Year. It was also a winner in Modern Residential and the People’s Choice – Modern Residential categories. “We are very pleased,” said David Roppel, development manager for the Aragon Group. “We have been working a long time in New Westminster. The projects are starting to come to fruition. We are pleased to have the city’s recognition.” Roppel said that winning the People’s Choice award for Modern Residential is rewarding because it says the work has been recognized outside of the development community.
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Traditional art goes digital: Laurraine Yuyuma works on a quilt in her New Westminster home. The local crafter is ﬁnding an international market for her crafts through the Etsy website, which offers a place for artisans, vintage clothing dealers and others to sell their wares without a storefront.
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New Westminster’s Laurraine Yuyama has had a lot of success, selling her crafts and designs on Etsy. But these days Yuyama is focusing more on selling patterns on the site, she says. Etsy is an online marketplace for artisans, vintage clothing dealers and others to sell their wares without a storefront. Sellers set up shop profiles, and shoppers can browse, look for specific items and search for shops based on location, as well. Yuyama started her shop, Patchwork
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Re-enactors bring city’s history to life AROUND TOWN
he New Westminster Historical Society’s upcoming presentation will shed some light on the work involved in historical reenactments. The presentation is taking place on Wednesday, Oct 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the New Westminster Public Library. The topic is: Historical Re-enactors – The Work Needed To Get The ‘Character’ Right. Last year, the historical society welcomed members of the Living History Group – history enthusiasts and re-enactors who take on the roles of colonial characters, especially members of the Royal Engineers who were stationed in this area from 1858 to 1863. As part of that evening’s presentation, individuals recounted the stories of researching a particular character or two. Tim Watkins, who portrays a local Royal Engineer
of the early 1860s, will bring an illustrated presentation that recounts the hard work, investigation and attention to detail that goes into being a re-enactor. “It is not just a matter of putting on a costume,” said a press release. “It is reading, researching and studying as much as possible to get to know the person that will be portrayed. Watkins’ examples will cover a variety of stories and individuals. As these people who are portrayed were real, an honest effort must be made to get their story right.” The program is free, and everyone is welcome. There is no need to pre-register.
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really come together over this garden and has worked very hard (both physically and through organizing) to create it,” said June Brinkman, a gardener at Simcoe. “Not only has the garden increased the beauty of Simcoe Park by creating a wonderful destination spot to be in, it is also responsible for many important new neighbour-to-neighbour relationships.” The Simcoe community garden has 30 individual plots, plus a number of large shared spaces for gar-
The Simcoe community garden held its grand opening under sunny skies last week. Oct. 1 marked the grand opening of the garden, which was established as a joint project between the City of New Westminster and the New Westminster Community Gardening Society. The society invites the public to meander through the garden, which is always open to the public. “The community has
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Order your copy of Discover Canada, the official study guide for the citizenship test, by following the link. The library has copies to borrow while you wait for yours. If you’re studying for the citizenship test, or if you want to learn more about Canada, register for our free citizenship classes. Offered in partnership with MOSAIC, they are held at the library every second week on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, phone Ismat at 604-5223722 ext. 155 or email isimo@mosaicbc. com. You are also invited to join our ESL conversation circles. These are held at the library in partnership with Fraserside Community Services. The women-only circle takes place on Friday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Saturday morning circle from 10 to 11 a.m. is open to everybody. Come prepared to make friends and to join in stimulating conversations. Books like Arrival Survival Canada by Naeem Noorani, How to Find a Job in Canada by Efim Cheinis, and You’re Hired … Now What? by Lynda Goldman may answer some of your questions.
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Puffers Club, meets in the New Westminster Public Library at noon. 716 Sixth Ave. Everyone with breathing problems is welcome. Info: Margaret 604-5258589 or Phyllis 604-590-0123.
◗TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 New Westminster Lions meeting, Boston Pizza at Columbia Square, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker scheduled: Mayor Wayne Wright. Newcomers welcome, bring a friend. Info: 604-5254477.
◗WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 Burnaby/New Westminster Newcomers and Friends Club, welcomes women new to the area, as well as longtime residents. For info on time and location, call Lenore at 604-294-6913. World Travels, Debbie Smith with a sampling of the many places the Travel Slide Shows have visited. 7:30 p.m. New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave.
◗FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, 12-step program for men and women who want more functional relationships. 7:30 p.m., Sherbrooke Centre, 260 Sherbrooke St. in the main floor lounge: Info: Sue: 604-580-8889 or info line at 604-515-5585.
◗SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 New Westminster Homeless Coalition, third annual fundraising dinner, Inn at the Quay.
Speaker is Ken Lyotier, founder of United We Can. Info: Lydia Steer 604-526-2522 or lydia. email@example.com. Kids Swap Meet, Olivet Baptist Church, 613 Queens Ave. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and join the fun at the fourth annual kids swap meet, hosted by the New Westminster early childhood development parent advisory committee. Info: Patricia Davison 604-764-1358.
◗MONDAY, OCTOBER 18 Tillicum Toastmasters, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m., Unity in Action hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Solid public speaking ability is a great skill to have. Check out this meeting, guests are welcome. Info: www.tillicum.freetoasthost.ws or call 778-822-9212.
◗TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 Hidden Treasures: An Antiques Appraisal Clinic, at the New Westminster Public Library, 7 p.m. Limited free tickets by calling 604-527-4667. Tickets must be picked up by Oct. 16 or they will go to another person.
◗WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 SFU Philosophers’ Café, Heritage Grill, 7 to 9 p.m. 447 Columbia St. Admission by donation, everyone welcome, registration not required. Topic: Intuitions, What does your intuition tell you and can you trust it?
◗THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 Messy Church, Holy Trinity Cathedral Hall, 514 Carnarvon
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◗ONGOING Parkinson’s group meets first Tuesday of the month, Century House in Moody Park, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: Margo Prentice 604526-1997. Free ESL program for women at Olivet Church, 613 Queens Ave. Free childcare provided for kids 18 months to five years old. Every Tuesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Call 604-298-5888 ext. 21. Free ESL program for women at Olivet Church, 613 Queens Ave. Every Monday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Healthy snacks and childminding available for kids up to age six. Call 604-525-9144 ext. 3655 for more info. Royal City Skating Club, welcomes adult skaters to recreational skating lessons at Queen’s Park Arena, Mondays from Oct. 18 to March 14, 8 to 9:45 p.m. Great music, good fun and super exercise, bring your own skates. Info: 604531-6518. New Westminster Family Place, is a free family resource centre for parents with children six and under. There is a bright, action-packed playroom filled
You’re invited… Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 6:30-8:30pm To meet Stickley Corporate Historian Mike Danial, with Stickley for 36 years, as he takes a fast paced look at the 109-year history of this remarkable manufacturer of ﬁne handmade furniture. He’ll reveal Stickley’s unique construction features, identifying marks and brands, and design history. You’ll even hear some favorite and outrageous Stickley stories. Mike will be giving his presentation at 6:30 pm. Please arrive a little early. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
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with toys, games, puzzles and crafts and staffed by early childhood educators and a family support worker. There is a parents’ room for relaxing, and parenting classes are available. Drop-in hours are 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Saturdays, and Monday and Tuesday afternoons from 1 to3 p.m. Call 604-520-3666 for info on upcoming programs. Writers Discovery Group, meets the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to noon, on the lower floor of New Westminster Library. Info: 604-522-9147. Navy League and Sea Cadets, holds registration for boys and girls aged nine to 12 at Annacis Island Training Centre, 535 Derwent Way, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call 604-
589-4313. Pregnancy Outreach Program, offering weekly support groups including lunch, vitamins, group discussions, support, educational information, resources, child care and more, offered by Burnaby Family Life at Olivet Church (New West) on Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration required, free. Call 604-659-2225. Ukrainian nights, for kindergarten and children ages six to 11, with Friday evening sessions in language, culture and faith. Everyone welcome, at Holy Eucharist Cathedral, 501 Fourth Ave. Info: 604-5269198. St. Barnabas thrift store, now newly refurbished and open Wednesday through Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A few more volunteers also sought. Call Sandy, 604-526-3033. Moms’ group, meets Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Olivet Baptist Church, Seventh Street and Queens Avenue. Moms can relax, enjoy adult conversation and enjoy a craft, demo or speaker. Children up to age five have their own quality time out. Open to moms of all ages and religions. Info: Marion, 604526-9394. Networking meeting, every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Waffle House. Enjoy breakfast with other business peoples. Guests welcome. RSVP to 778986-9186. Send non-profit listings to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Born in New Westminster, BC on April 10, 1920, passed away peacefully in Royal Columbian Hospital on October 3, 2010. He was predeceased by his wife Mary in 1994, three brothers and one sister. Albert is survived by his children: son Ralph and wife Linda and daughter Carol and husband Darren; four grandchildren: Derek, Lorraine, Samantha and Meagan and four great-grandchildren. Albert was a WWII veteran. He served 3½ years on the hospital ship, Lady Nelson. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 16 at 1:00 PM in the Burkeview Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1340 Dominion Ave., Port Coquitlam. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Aunt Lil and the nurses and staff at RCH 6th Floor N. for the care they provided to Albert. If desired, donations in Albert’s memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 2 in New Westminster. Burkeview 604-944-4128
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Bernard (Barney) Henry Smith who went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at the age of 85 years old. Barney is survived by his brothers Bob (Jill), Paul and sister Gwen (Bill) as well as many extended family members. Barney was born July 31st, 1925 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and came to B.C. in 1946 where he settled in New Westminster as a long time resident. Barney retired after a long career with BC Tel. Prior to joining BC Tel, Barney worked for B & K on the New Westminster waterfront. Barney was a kind, thoughtful and generous person who will be greatly missed by all. No service by request.
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TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Canwest Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will investigate.
Personal Trainer Certification Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be avail. 604-930-8377 See our ad in todays paper under Education.
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. If you’ve been looking for a home-based opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work. Qualiﬁed applicants receive training, support and monthly remuneration. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
SASHIMI SUSHI in Coquitlam seeks Japanese / Korean Cuisine Cook. - Completion of Secondary school or Trade Certificate - 3 years or more exp. in cooking Korean Food $17−$19/hr, 40 hrs/wk. Fluent in Korean & Read English E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 604-777-0499
Supply Control Coordinator
Global Agriculture TransLoading Inc. a well established Trans-Loading/transportation company located at 11678 130th Street, Surrey, B.C. urgently requires qualified Supply Control Coordinator. Duties include: Co-ordinate the work of workers responsible for shipping, receiving, storing, distributing & maintaining inventories by establishing job procedures & schedules, coordinating activities with other departments/units, resolving work-related issues, supply requisition, training workers in job duties, safety & company policies. Minimum 3 years experience. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset. Salary $21/hr.+ Benefits. Fax resume to 604-580-2786.
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EOP CONCRETE Hiring F/T Cement Finisher. Must have: min. 3 yrs exp & compl. high school. $26.00 hr/ e-resume: email@example.com Experienced Insulation Installers, Foam Sprayers and Fire Stoppers required. Vehicle required. Top rates paid. Fax brief resume to 604-572-5278 or call 604-572-5288.
Walter Surfaces Technologies is an international leader that specializes in providing premium quality products and solutions for metalworking professionals in North and South America and in Europe.
WAREHOUSE CLERK at our Vancouver Branch
Summary of position: • Receive inbound product and returns • Obtain orders, verify accuracy of orders picked • Palletize cases, wrap, and load pallets onto trailers • Maintain accurate shipping data in warehouse management system Requirements: • High School Diploma • Minimum of 3 years experience as a shipper/receiver • Proﬁciency in the English language • Energetic, dependable, punctual, team player, detail oriented and able to multi task • Basic computer skills • Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds, on occasion. If you are looking for a great challenge, this position is for you.
Please send your resume to:
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FEATUREDEMPLOYMENT EDUCATION ADMINISTRATIVE/ ACCOUNTING POSITION
We require an energetic, conscientious person to join our dedicated, fast-paced office. Experience in tracking accounts payables & accounts receivables; manual progress invoicing; typing of various correspondence; supply ordering and other related administrative duties. Excellent skills Microsoft Word & Excel a requirement.
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Tuesday, October 12th 9:00 to 6:00 Paladin staff will be available at the BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour, Room 280) for drop in interviews. Please bring your resume with employment references. If you are unable to attend, please forward your information to firstname.lastname@example.org For further information on employment with Paladin Security visit
FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES Guaranteed best value! Six Metro Vancouver Locations: Vancouver • Burnaby • Surrey • Richmond • Coquitlam • Maple Ridge All our Instructors are also working local Health Inspectors! Classes held each week & weekend! Course materials available in 6 languages. Same-day Certification. Visit our website at www.foodsafe-courses.com or call 604-272-7213 ADVANCE Hospitality Education – B.C.’s #1 Choice for Foodsafe & WorldHost Training.
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Doctors & Hospitals need Medical Administrative & Medical Office staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement is also available.
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AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $25 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com
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CAREER COACH Happiness
Happiness – a simple word, but a profound concept, and a state that can seem quite elusive to us. As a Career Coach, I meet with clients who comment that they are simply not ‘happy’ with their work and lives and that they are seeking a Gregg Taylor career that will bring them more happiness and satisfaction. Although I do believe that finding a better job or a career that is more in line with your gifts, talents and skills will help, I can see that it isn’t the whole answer either. What I’ve learned from both my professional experience and my own life journey is that happiness is a feeling of contentment and satisfaction that emanates from a life lived in integrity and balance - a life lived ‘on purpose’. This does not mean necessarily having a world changing purpose, but instead deciding for ourselves what’s important to us – the people, family, work, and community we’re surrounded by and how we relate and contribute to each of them. Quite often I find that when I work with people through these questions many of us are living lives based on the expectations of society, family and others, rather than what we prefer and value for ourselves. Changing this does not mean discounting the opinions of others, or neglecting our responsibilities or commitments, but rather reaffirming our commitment to those things, and creating our own unique way of living out a ‘personal purpose’ in our lives. In our three week career exploration program (The Transitions Program) we take time to address these issues so that our participants consider carefully how work fits in with the rest of their lives and priorities. In this way they create a career plan that allows for a ‘work/life balance’ that is sustainable over time. To sign up for an information session about the Transitions program please call 604-434-1177. The program is government funded (no fee) and is available to anyone who is unemployed or under employed and eligible to work in Canada.
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FLAT FACED Persian/Exotic kittens. Call 604-277-7059. RAGDOLL & Russian Blue Kittens, 6 wks, 1st st & wormed. SL & BL pt. $250 up. 604-581-2544
FLEA MARKET Confederation Indoors on Saturday
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It’s time for bargain hunting! Browse our Garage Sale section to ﬁnd deals near you.
For Sale Miscellaneous
BOWFLEX TREAD Climber, 2 yrs old, only used a dozen times. Moving must sell. Paid $2500, selling for $1200. Call 604-626-4122 Aldergrove ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR. '2008 Pride Jazzy Select 14: power chair for sale. Barely used. Paid $4,000, asking $2,500 obo. Call Jennifer, 778-232-5301 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837. www.thecoverguy.ca
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Banana’s Daycare Exp. Childcare, F/T or permanent part-time, 0-5yrs. 604 526-2490
CHILDCARE REQ’D for Infant in my Bby/Rumble area home. $9/hr. Flexible hrs. 604-871-9739
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CEDAR HEDGING $1.00/foot& up. Dug in ready, installation & delivery avail 604-795-1999. Now is the best time for planting!
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4 CUTE Maltese/Chiha/Terrier pups born Aug 5 1st shots $425 778 888 4177 4 PUG puppies. 3 Fawn- 1M, 2F. 1 Black M. Vet checked, dewormed, 1st shots. Ready to go Oct.11. $750. 778.389.6425
BERNESE MOUNTAIN Dog puppies. European lines, vet checked,shots,dewormed,1yr health guarantee.$1200 604-823-0097
SHIH TZU BIJON pups, 1st shots, dewormed, ready, family raised, non shed, $575 firm. 588-5195
BOXERS, CKC, show champion lines, 9 flashy brindle males, ready Nov 12, 604-987-0020 FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent continues on relationships – and opportunities. Last summer’s taste of luck and freedom will return as a full meal the ﬁrst ﬁve months of 2011. But until then you have a number of duties – at least two major ones – to clear up. These are not mere “chores” – they entail an obligation, a social or sacred trust. They likely involve a legal, love or international affair, or a religious, intellectual, educational or publishing matter. Clues, reminders come Sunday to Tuesday. Be ambitious, reliable midweek, but don’t seek agreement. Social delights, love, happiness Friday/Saturday! Taurus April 20-May 20: Two weeks remain of drudgery and health concerns. Soon you’ll be free to give your full attention to the social and romantic hints you’ve been picking up, and the opportunity of these will last until then. Meanwhile, knuckle down to work. Sunday’s social and intriguing – perhaps with someone ”higher up.” But this eve and Monday/ Tuesday bring heavier themes: sex, intimacy, privacy, research, ﬁnances, commitment. (Don’t feel you have to commit, though.) Understanding, a mellow mood enters midweek. Be ambitious Friday/Saturday: prospects look good for a new project. Gemini May 21-June 20: The emphasis remains on romance, creativity, risk and reward, pleasure, beauty and charming kids. This isn’t the easiest week, but there are no major obstacles, either. Tackle chores Sunday a.m. – clear the decks for some evening explorations, bids or opportunities. Partnerships and marriage haven’t been easy since 2003, and won’t be this autumn/winter – nor Tuesday p.m. But next March starts eight years of peace, harmony, friendliness and interest in relationships. Loneliness will ﬂee! Be patient, ﬂexible until then. Depths, mystery, sexual and ﬁnancial attractions mid-week.
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WASHER & Gas dryer, Kenmore, white. Heavy duty. Like new. $200/set. Call 604-526-8705
CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
Baking, household, pet supplies & Misc. Raffles. Proceeds to help pets. Hot Dog sale. Volunteers.
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Cancer June 21-July 22: Home, family, security are still of prime importance. And romance, creativity, charming kids, pleasure, beauty, speculative risks still run a close second. A “prodigal child” might return in the next three months. Sunday morning, mid-day are romantic, in a friendly but sexy way. Tackle chores this eve to Tuesday. You’ll get a lot done – but watch safety Tuesday eve. Relationships erect barriers Wednesday/Thursday, so be diplomatic. It’s nothing major. Sexual urges, ﬁnancial inspirations/hunches, life’s depths and mysteries arise Friday/Saturday. Invest passively, pay debts. Research! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: What’s slow is difﬁcult; what’s quick is easy. In the house, with family, be ﬂexible, long-suffering, affectionate. Outside the house, follow your curiosity – it can lead you to valuable information, even to new friends. (Now to next March, you might make a friend who is surrounded by, or has an element of, mystery. This person can offer nuggets of little-known information, but don’t follow his/her advice about money or business.) Rest early Sunday. This eve to Tuesday brings romantic urges — and insights. Tackle chores midweek. Exciting meetings, fresh horizons Friday onward! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Chase money. Buy/sell, seek new clients, ask for a pay raise or extra hours (especially Friday/Saturday). Generally this is an easy, sensual week. Sunday morning’s very friendly. Both opportunity and opposition occur Monday/Tuesday – say yes to real estate, security, home, no to health or work themes. Romance, pleasure, sports, creative projects and charming kids ﬁll Wednesday/ Thursday – nighttimes best, mid-afternoons worst. Tackle chores Friday onward. A former opportunity returns to you now to mid-November. Be ready to “work it” December/January. Might involve property, relocation.
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LUXURY PET HOTEL @ YVR airport because your pet deserves a vacation too! 604-238-Pets (7387)
I’ll organize your work load and clutter and catch up. Bookkeeping and Computers skills. Flexible hours & services. Call Marie • 778-355-9371 firstname.lastname@example.org
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5020 DOBERMAN PUPS. Female/ Male. Tails/dew claws done. Blk/ tan. $1000-$1500. 604-607-7433
Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com
JENNY - Lab Ret/Kelpie X/large/ young/female. Loves hugs & toys, energetic, boisterous with other dogs. Wary of new strangers /situations & will fear bark, blooms with consistent handlers, a rural quiet home is best. Visit the dogs at Vancouver Animal Shelter 1280 Raymur Ave 604-871-6885. LOOKING FOR forever home. 3 Jack Russell pups, family raised, 1st shots, dew claws, de wormed, 2 M, 1 F, $500 604-721-8371
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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness remain high. Start important projects, insist on your way, ask favours, and make personal appearances. Shop Sunday morning (especially for high-tech). This afternoon through Tuesday brings paperwork, communications, errands, casual acquaintances – busyness. Your home life, your security, and real estate, become important midweek. It’s a splendid time to institute your own schedules, priorities, to end some situations and lay the groundwork for the new. Romance visits Friday/ Saturday. Before 2011, new romance is not the “marrying kind.” Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Continue to take a restful, contemplative approach. Your energy levels are low. Still, there’s a lot of important work to be done, so do it. Important because either a) you’re the only one who can do it; or b) it promises to “almost directly” advance your own goals. Someone might be “sweet” on you – be kind, but gently evasive. Chase money, buy/sell, Sunday eve to Tuesday. Communicate – but carefully – Wednesday/Thursday. Drive carefully, too. Be alert, because events are faster now than you are. Retreat to home ground for some deep, rejuvenating rest Friday/Saturday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The accent lies on wish fulﬁlment, popularity, entertainment, social delights and group efforts. Visualize your future, make optimistic plans. You might be experiencing a clandestine attraction – this has little beneﬁcial impact, and could hinder future love, which would be a shame, as the ﬁrst half of 2011 holds the promise of splendid romantic beginnings! (If you’re married, 2011 will bring creative and similar successes.) Sleep in Sunday morning. This p.m. (through Thursday) your energy soars – tackle big things, enjoy the attention! Buy/sell midweek. Errands, Friday/Saturday.
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Oct. 10 - Oct. 16 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Be ambitious. Think about future paths, possibilities Sunday morning. Then spend this p.m. through Tuesday evening in rest, planning, research, preparation and dealings with “permission agencies” (government, institutions, “head ofﬁce”). (Attend to health issues, also.) Charge forth Wednesday/Thursday – ask favours, ask to see important people, make presentations, initiate projects. You’ll succeed! Money’s the subject (and object) Friday/Saturday. All month, your hopes are tied up with love and work. A co-worker romance might be growing more serious. There’s no harm in this! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: A sweet, mellow, easy week, with a focus on intellectual interests, far travel, education, publishing, culture and love. (These slow mildly to late 2012.) Perform a money chore Sunday morning. Your optimism and popularity surge this eve to Tuesday. Accept and issue invitations, envision the future and sign on for entertainment. A wish might come true (perhaps not a romantic one). Rest, retreat Wednesday/Thursday. Plan and contemplate, think about your shifting spiritual and charity beliefs. Your energy and charisma return strongly Friday/Saturday. Romance is a deﬁnite maybe. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The accent lies on mystery, depths, lust, big ﬁnances, subconscious urges, lifestyle changes, deep health factors, commitment and consequence. These deep currents are overlaid with a romantic, loving, and “intellectually beautiful” atmosphere. It could be the right time to say “Yes” to someone or something! (Though, frankly, there’s no rush – next week’s good also, as is most of the rest of 2010.) Be ambitious Sunday eve to Tuesday. Wishes can come true Wednesday/Thursday, though it’s more likely you’ll simply experience optimism and quiet social joys. Retreat, rest Friday/Saturday. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 416-686-5014
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of FRANK KARL WANKA, also known as FRANK WANKA, also known as FRANZ WANKA, also known as FRANZ KARL WANKA, Deceased, who died on June 20, 2010, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Executor at the address below, before November 15, 2010, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which he has notice. By: PERRY S. EHRLICH Barrister and Solicitor Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP, 270 - 10711 Cambie Road, Richmond, B.C. V6X 3G5 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The Estate of Gordon Herbert Davies, Deceased, formerly of #1202 - 7376 Halifax Street, Burnaby, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of GORDON HERBERT DAVIES are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned Administrator at #330 - 522 Seventh Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 5T5 on or before November 4, 2010, after which date the Administrator will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Administrator then has notice. Richard Garreth Davies, Administrator CASSADY & COMPANY, Solicitors
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★ 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
COQ/BBY, CORA Tower. Brand new, 1000+sf, 2 BR, 2bth, appls, Gym, Media, 2 sec prkg. Near SFU/skytrn. Dave 604-787-1413
CLEAN/HUGE/COZY 1BR, 1 bath, u/g prkg Condo unit by King George Skytrain Stn. $169,000. Ph Angel or Noel 604-930-5676
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IMMAC. 3100SF, 6 br, 3 bath, in W. Abbts faces south, bsmt & tree house, fenced yard, new appls, carpet, paint, hw tank & furnace. nr all levels of schools, parks, bus & shops $479,900 604-874-6676
$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $99,900 597-8361 id4714 Harrison Hot Springs immaculate 1650sf 3br, 2ba rancher $389K 604-796-3531 id5222 Langley parklike acreage w/2 homes, 1 with suite, barn, $1,495,000 857-9093 id5238 Maple Ridge drastically reduced 4.9ac serviced vu acreage $440Kobo 722-3996id4694 Maple Ridge executive 2446sf 4br 3.5ba tnhse, fabulous view $423K 467-0275 id5226 Mission, Owner Retiring, profitable framing store & gallery $47,000 826-7993 id5176 Mission acreage secluded 2325sf 4br 3ba home 2.33 ac lot $589K 820-7222 id5225 New West updated new kit etc. 670sf 1br condo, pool $158,500 778-397-0508 id5230 Poco immaculate 1790sf 3br 2.5ba end unit tnhome $424,900 778-554-2263 id5241 Sry E Newton 1 acre lot with 2600sf 6br 2.5ba bungalow $479,900 778-549-2056 id5198 Sry Newton 1600sf 4br 2.5ba w/2nd 2br home in back, LUC lot, $479K 825-3280 id5231 Sry Sullivan Hts like new 3245sf 6br 4.5ba with bsmt suite $589K 604-618-0052 id5242
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BBY LGHEED Mall, 1 BR View, 8th flr, storage, Indoor Pool, Gym. $975 incls utls. 604-944-8881 BBY METROTOWN 1 & 2 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-788-1867 BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. $700 Inc heat/hot water. 778-994-2334 BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-323-0237 BBY METROTOWN 1 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-848-1790 BBY S. 1 BR. $710 - $745, Tile, laminate, ug prkg, hw, WiFi, cat ok, Metrotown, 604-818-1129 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $865, 2 Br $985 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803 N BURNABY, 1 BR bsmt $875 incl, sh’d ldry, priv ent /prkg/view deck, net, nr transit. ns/np. avail immediately 604-298-8182
COQ: 1980 Cape Horne, VIEW! 3 BR DUPLEX, dbl garage. National Home Warranty. $499,900. Sale By Builder. 604-522-3100 or 604-941-2444
ARBOUR GREENE BBY, Brentwood. Big 1 BR. $777 incl ht & h/w. Adult-oriented bldg. N/s, N/p. Call 604-841-6984 BBY. BRENTWOOD GATE. NEW, top flr, low rise, Deluxe, 1 BR & Den, 6 appls, prkg, storage. Now. $1195/mo. NS/NP. Please contact Sanj 604-779-9490
AMBER ROCHESTOR Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
Lots & Acreage
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT, New Westminster. $75,000 in services paid! 33’ x 130’. No HST! $324,888. Call 604-726-0677.
#86 - 7850 King George Blvd, Sry. 2 BR. 55+ years old. 1 pet ok! $37,900. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874
Out Of Town Property
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Updated Studio & 1 BR Apts. Rental Incentives Offered. Rent includes heat and hot water.
CALL (604) 438-4544 email@example.com
office: 604 936-3907
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490 N. SRY, Immac 2 BR, 1 bath, 534 sf. 6000+ lot. Move in or rent. Cls to Elem schl/skytrain. $239,000. 604-309-1888 Prudential Realty
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
BURNABY CENTRE 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
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office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
700 PARK CRESCENT
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
1 BDRM’s Avail.
Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. No pets. Includes hotwater & storage.
329 SHERBROOKE SHERBROOKE ST. 329 ST. NEW WESTMINSTER NEW
CALL Bach.,FOR 1 &A VIEWING 2 Bdrm. TODAY! Suites 1 Bedrooms from $870 Heat/Water included, Water & heatavail. included. parking Close to skytrain, No smoking, no pets. shopping just a walk away. CloseSmall to Royal pet Columbian okay. bus/skytrain. “O”Hospital, Security Deposit. Call for details.
RENTALS 604-522-9139 604-931-3273
office: 604 936-1225
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
COQ. 1 BR, $750. 3 BR, $1050. Now/Nov 1, Incl d/w, ht, 778-990-7079, 604-521-8249
COQ. Live on the 30th floor of a new luxury 2 BR condo at Grand Central bldg, across from Coq Centre. 2 f/baths, 2 balcs, in-suite laundry. Beautiful city view! Near public transit. U/grd prkg, storage, 6 SS applis, full amen. Immed. $1,800/mo. Ns/np. 604-552-4443 COQ WW Plateau, 2 BR, 2 bath, $1325/mo, Quay Pacific Property Mgnt Ltd. Call 604-570-2786
COQ/BBY, CORA Towers. NEW, 1000+sf, 2 BR, 2bth, appls, Gym, Media, 2 sec prkg. Close to SFU/skytrain. $1600(rent) +$400 (credits) /mo. Dave 604-787-1413 MAPLE RIDGE 2 BR avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-846-1169 RIVER VIEW, 2 BR, 1200 sf Condo, New West Quay, N/s, N/p, Nov 1, $1350. 604-628-0262
NEW WESTMINSTER, One Bedroom, $710/mo Includes heat, h/w, cable & prkg. Near schools, shops, bus & Skytrain. Avail Oct 15th. Cats okay! Deposit required.
N. WEST, Lrg 1 BR $895 & 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Nr transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086 NEW WEST, 6 St/3 Ave. New 1 BR + Den, f/bath, balc, 7 appl, f/p, 2 prkg. Nr Skytrain. Ns/Np. $1200/mo. Nov 1. 604-880-6823
KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993
MASSEY PLACE on McBride Blvd
FALL SPECIALS Rent prices slashed. Largest Apts in New West. Rents starting $795 for Oct!
CALL (604) 524-5840 www.masseyplace.com
St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail immed or Nov 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.
Call 604-540-9300 VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
99-7360 Halifax St, Bby
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained
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Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets
Call for details! 604-589-7040
NEW WEST: Moody Park 1 BR $650 + utils. Quiet. Nov 1. Cat ok. 604-591-3628 or 604-517-5593 NEW WEST. Reno’d 1 BR New Appl’s etc. No Pets, From $745 inc. HT/HW 604-724-8353 POCO, 1 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg, shared laundry, $750 incls utls. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562
POCO, GATES Park. Brand new 2 BR, 2 bath, 5 ss appls, f/p, 2 secd prkg. NS/NP. 604-726-8656
PORT MOODY, Newport Village. 2 BR + den, concrete bldg, 2 full baths. F/p, in-suite w/d, h/wd flrs, granite counters, S.S. applis, 2 u/grd prkg, gym. No pets. Ocean & mountain view! $1,850/mo + util. Avail immed. 604-469-9261
PT MDY. New 2 BR, 2 baths (1 with jacuzzi). Gas f/p, SS fridge, in-suite laundry, granite counters, alarm, u/grd prkg, storage. $1400/mo incl heat & h/w. Ns/np. Immed. Nr W.C.E. 604-255-0481 SILVER STAR APTS 6425 Silver Ave. Bby. Across St from Metrotown & skytrain, clean, quiet, near bus & shops, 1br $825 heat hw incld, ns, np, 1 yr lease Dorset Rlty.. John 604-439-9602
THE DOCKYARDS − River Front − 2 BR Townhomes & Apts Starting from $1450 / mo. Queensborough • New West. Call 604-307-8330 www.DockyardsLiving.ca
GARDEN VILLA 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
220 - 7th St, New West 1 BR, $700. Rent includes heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, Skytrain & college. U/grd parking available. Call 604-519-1382 Managed by Colliers International
ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West
Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768 5870 Sunset Street
● Spacious apartments ● Heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ● Ball court, daycare avail. ● Near Skytrain, shopping & kids park. Sorry no pets.
1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $925. 3 BR fr $1100.
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Reference required.
Contact Natalie 778-230-9037 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incld 604-291-8197 www.sunsetparkapt.com
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
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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.
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Duplexes - Rent
BBY HIGHGATE. New 2 BR gr lev dupl, 900sf, carport. NS/NP. $1100 negot. Now. 604-430-2710
COQ, Blue Mtn. Large 3 BR, 2 levels. 1.5 baths. 5 appl, fenced yard, garage. N/s. $1,400/mo + util. Near Lougheed Mall, Hwy 1 & amens. Nov 1st. 604-412-9946
Houses - Rent
COQ Ctre, by schools, College, 5 BR, 2 baths, lrg yrd, storage, refs. $1700, avl immed. 604-939-0273 KANAKA RIDGE, 5Bd, 3.5 Bath, 4200 sqft, 2 Garage, Sep. base. suite, Avail. now, N/S, N/P, $2500+util. 604 722 9069 MRidge 21437 117Ave, 4BR incls inlaw glvl ste, all appl, ns, np, avail Now, $1700. 604-421-4052 QUEENSBOROUGH. 4 BR. $1150, 3 BR $850, whole house $1750, + utils, w/d, 604-515-7875, 778-829-7675 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M VANCOUVER - 558 Taylor St, 1 bdrm + den, 2 level TOWNHOME, nr GM Place & Costco…$1,288/M
NEW WEST, Quay. 1,214 sf. 1 BR & den, 2 baths. Short term Nov 1st - Mar 31st. Ns/np. $1,600/mo incl util. 604-524-0804
Houses - Rent
COQ, Blue Mtn / Como Lake. 3 BR, upper floor, 1.5 baths, 6 appl., big sundeck. $1,525/mo + 2⁄3 utils. Ns/np. Nr schools. 604-939-6077 COQ CENTRAL 4 BR, 2 up & 2 BR in bsmt with rec rm & utility area, 2 full baths, appls incls w/d, newly refinished h/w flrs, garage, storage, carport, fncd back yd, cls to schools, rec ctr, shops & skytrain, n/p, n/s, Oct 15, $1700. Refs Req. 604-939-4540
COQ CTR. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, 5 appl, fenced yard, garage. Ns/np. $1,260. Av now. 604-537-7015
UPPER LEVEL HOUSE, 3bdr/ 1&1/2 bath, Delsom Village, washer & dryer, garage, shed, big yard, close to Alex Fraser bridge, mint condition. $2200/month. Available November 1st. Call 604 723 5858
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BBY 2 Rm’s avail, w/b f/p, upper lvl, n/s, n/p, prof, $500 incls cbl, net, w/d, Immed. 604-283-4439 BBY, N. 2 Room’s, priv ent, bath & kitch. Nr Lough Mall, SFU & Skytrain. $420 incl hydro/cbl/net, w/d, Ns/np. Nov 1. 604-438-7341
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BBY, 7480 17th Ave, 3 BR upper flr. 1550 sq ft. Sh’d w/d. $1600/mo incl hydro/gas. No pets. Immed. 604-731-2510 or 604-522-6443 BBY 7769 Gilley St. 2 BR bsmt suite. $750/mo incls util & W/D. N/S, N/P. Avail immed. 604-522-8833 or 604-786-1860
N. WEST 1 BR 19th St/Dublin, sh’d w/d, ns, np, $800 incl util., avail now, walk to skytrain, 604-219-9376
BBY, Boundary/Hastings. Large, quiet 2 BR bsmt suite with vaulted ceilings. Sh’d laundry. $1,200/mo + utils. Incl cable/internet. Nr transit. Ns/Np. 604-788-9131 BBY CAPTIAL Hill, 3 BR main flr, 5 appls. $1250 incls utls, cbl/net. Nov 1. N/P. Refs. 604-294-1487
PORT MOODY 2 BR g/lvl ste, carport, big yd, utils incls, $850. N/P. Avail now. 604-936-6533 QUEENSBOROUGH. 1 BR. $550/mo incl util/sat tv. Immed. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675
BBY, Central. Lrg 3 BR, 2 baths, f/p, priv w/d, carport. $1,350/mo + ½ util. Ns/np. Near BCIT, SFU, BGH & bus. Nov 1. 604-298-6874 BBY Deer Lk/City Hall 1 BR ste avail Nov 1. $800 incls utls, cbl, net. N/S. Pet OK. 604-889-8529
BBY, E. 13th Ave/4th St. 2 BR g/l. 1200 sf. Sh’d w/d, gas f/p, f/yrd. NS/NP. $875 + util. 604-290-2181
BBY, EAST. 2 BR bsmt suite. Ns/ np. $900/mo incl hydro. Immed. Nr bus & schools. 604-777-2038 BBY, EAST. New hse, 3 BR, 2 livg rm, 2 bath, $1650. incls cbl & internet. Immed. 778-398-1111 BBY N. BCIT Newer 2 BR, grnd flr, $775 incls utls. N/S, N/P. Avail now. Very cln. 604-293-2295
BBY, N. Bright & spac 1 BR. F/p. New lam. flrs. Ns/np. Sh’d w/d. Alarm. $750/mo incl hydro/cable & satelite tv. Now. 604-619-2717 BBY ROYAL Oak/Rumble, Brand New Main flr 3 BR ste, 2 bath, Nr bus/school. NS/NP. Avail Now $1200 + util. 604-375-4261
BBY, SOUTH. 1 BR, full bath, private w/d. N/s. $750/mo + 1⁄3 util. Near bus. Nov 1st. 604-435-6087 COQ, 3 br main flr house, dw, fp, $1300+60% utils, share wd, ns, np, avail Nov. 1, 604-808-4155
SFU BSMT. 2 big bdrms,1 full bthrm. Full size in suite lndry. Close to transit, Lougheed mall. 5 min to SFU. Immed. $1100. No smoking, No pets 604-808-2274
SRY, NORTH. 2 BR + den. Fenced yard, laundry hook-up, carport. Near Skytrain. No dogs. $720 + util. 604-944-2600, eves.
NWEST 3 BR + den, 3 ba T/H Executive Condo. Quay Pacific Property Mgmt. 604-570-2786 COQ WW Plateau, 3 BR T/H, 3 bath $2195/mo. Quay Pacific Ppty Mgmt Ltd, call 604-570-2786
3 BR, 1½ baths, fridge/stove, laundry hook-up. $1,250/mo + utilities. Near Skytrain, schools and Lougheed Hwy in North Burnaby. Family-oriented complex. Immed. N/s, no dogs. ★ Cats are welcome! ★
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.
COQ BOOTH Av, Upper flr 3 BR, 5 appls, garage. Av now. $1500. N/S. Small pet ok. 778-388-2494
COQ, COMO LAKE. NEW 1 BR bsmt ste, Own W/D, sep entry, $700/mo + utils, avail Nov 1, Near bus & amens. 604-939-6765
COQ, East. Clean 2 BR, full bath, priv laundry, patio. Ns/np. $750 + 1 ⁄3 util. Avail now. 604-524-5237
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS Renos to Handyman’s Service Call Ray 604-418-4208 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
#1 QUALITY Cleaning Service Homes & Business. Senior Disc. Low Rates. 604 724-8998
A.S.B.A ENTERPRISE Comm/ Res, Free Est, $20/hr incls supplies, Insured, 604-723-0162 EXP CLEANING ladies avail 7 days/wk. Bonded. Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond 604-928-0025 HIRE A HOUSEKEEPER. Detailed cleaning, efficient, friendly and courteous. 604-338-3147 Honest, Reliable Cleaning Lady will make your home sparkle! $25/hr. ★ Call 604-436-1362 ★
Computer REPAIR: PC, Internet, Network, Home/Office maint. Ink & Toner. •Simon •604-999-0815
Wanted To Rent
2 MATURE prof seeks home 2 br & 2 bath + , fixer uppers ok, now or Nov 1. refs avail. 604-786-2804 2 OR 3 Br independant ste or house for rent asap. 3 tennants, responsible, employed, $1200/mo max. Near transit. Please call after 5 604-818-5191
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300 DRAINAGE, SEWER & WATER Call Tobias 604 782-4322 Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142
ARCO DRYWALL. Board, tape, texture, frame. New & renos. 16 years exp. Mike, 604-825-1500 *Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. # 104787 LIC. ELECTRICIAN For hire. Love small jobs. Great rates. Call 778-822-8710
COQ. RANCH Park, 2 BR bsmnt, N/s, N/p, priv ent & w/d, Nov 1, $1000 + shrd utils. 604-942-3686
COQ, WEST. Charming character home, 2 BR & den, main floor. Big private yard & patio. Jacuzzi tub. Near Skytrain. $1,150/mo + 2/3 util. Avail now. 604-931-4051
BBY 6994 Greenwood St, Brand New approx 1800sf Warehouse with finished office, 1 UNIT LEFT! Clean, large O/H door, 3 phase power, available Now. Call 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com
PT MOODY Moray/St. Johns, 2400 sf shop plus mezzanine Suit auto/warehouse, wholesale, boatshop, etc. 604-525-8839
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
TRUSTED HOME IMPROVEMENTS
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
604-878-5232 SINCE 1997
ACE HANDYMAN SERVICE Pressure washing, painting, lawncare, rubbish. Joe, 604-657-0346 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
West Coast Cedar Installations Custom fencing, decking & more 604-244-8824, Cell: 604-788-6458
ALL ABOUT FLOORS Hardwood, Laminate. Free Estimates. Call Mo 778-789-4333
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof install, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408
8080 Wanted 2 BR Bsmt Suite in New West, for pensioner who has loud cockatoo, 778-858-1234
HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, roof repair. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740
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COQ, Superstore/Brunette. 1 BR. $650 + util. Pets are welcome! 604-522-3100 or 604-941-2444
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COQ, WW Plat, 2 BR g/lev, 1100 sf, den, slate flrs, 5 appls, extra storage. $995 + 25% utils. NS/ NP. Avail Nov 1. 604-552-4767
NEW WEST. 2 BR, grd/lvl. 850 sf. Lots of cedar beams. F/bath, f/p, 5 applis., garage. $1,300/mo incl hydro. Nov 1st. N/s. Small pets ok! Very private. 604-520-6801
COQ L’heed Mall/skytrn. Lrg 1BR, w/d, full bath, Avail Now or Oct 15, ns/np, $760 incls utils, 604-937-7896, 604-873-8491
1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
COQ WEST Newer 2 BR g/l, nr Burquitlam Plaza, clean, w/d, n/s, n/p, $850 + utils. 604-936-7500
Call (604)435-5555 or (604)786-4663
#1167 LIC Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter, WCB, low rates, 24/7. 617-1774. ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 yrs exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493.
Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat/lawn/cedar fence/paving stones, trim trees. 604-377-3107
Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Sofﬁts All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price
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Grant’s Home Maintenance Complete Gutter Cleaning & Repairs: We also do pressure washing & window cleaning .
Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured
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(since 1968) 4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs and cleaning. Free Estimates! 604-874-8158 Check us out with the BBB
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
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A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George, 778-859-7793
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
COXWELL ELECTRIC Comm/Res, Install & upgrades, Maint. Lic #98075, 604-340-8700
GUARANTEED ★ ★Wet Basements Made Dry
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
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Lawn & Garden
T. TRAN-604-723-2468, Pruning, trimming, topping, gardening, leaf and fall cleanup. Reliable.
YARD CLEAN-UP, lawns cut & lawn aeration, hedge trim, rubbish removal, gutters. 604-773-0075
Moving & Storage
MOVERS FROM $25 per hour. Licensed, Insured. 604-437-0073 www.rapidexmoving.com
CENTRAL AIR INSTALLED FURNACES 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)
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
AJK MOVING LTD. Moving • Storage • Deliveries Local & Long Distance Movers Residential • Commercial Industrial
Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard
Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments
EXPERTS OF ALL ASPECTS OF PAINTING Brush
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
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for Free Estimates
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JB’s PAINTING • 99/room – Int/Exterior $
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604-773-4549 PRIMO PAINTING
$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885 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
TWO BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery. Local & Long Distance; Best Rate! Joseph 604-720-0931
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All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now & we pay ½ the HST
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!
Free Est./Written Guarantee
No Hassle Quick Work Insured /WCB
Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.
604-773-4549 Fall Cleanups Driveways, walkways, etc. Get rid of that moss & mess around your home or work.
Renovations & Home Improvement
ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
PLUMBING, HEATING & DRAINAGE
Renovations Big or Small. Water Lines without Digging Broken Water Mains & Sewer Mains. Hot Water Tanks, Plugged Drains, Toilets, Tubs, Leaky Faucets & Broken Pipes, Irrigation Sprinkler Systems. 24 / 7 Emergency Service Fully Licenced & WCB.
10% off ALIN Maintenance •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229 Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
Trips start at
B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .
John 778-288-8009 We Recycle =)
$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020
MATCO DESIGN Renovations Additions
Quality Work * Ref’s avail
SSK ROOFING & SIDING Re-roofing. Gutters. WCB / BBB 604-787-4622 or 778 240-6513
* We Remove & Recycle Anything*
Save Your Dollars
✓ RenoRite 778-737-0800
BATHS * KITCHENS * SUITES & MORE
Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs
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MINIBIN RENTAL YOU LOAD!
Kitchen, Bathroom, Basement Custom Cabinets & Countertops
email@example.com Licensed, Insured, References
DAN (604) 339-2759
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
A-Z KITCHENS, c-top, granite, bathrooms, tile, floor, carpet, paint, blinds. Bob 778-318-3950 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 DAN THE HANDYMAN. Reno’s & Home Repairs, 20 yrs Exp. Free Estimates. ★ Call 604 715-3979
FALL SPECIAL SAVE THE HST Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Oct 31
Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. A+
ALL JUNK - remove for res. & Comm. Free est. 7days/wk. $15off. w/ad. 604-537-8523
1994 GEO Metro, 5 spd, good cond, new exhaust/battery, $1400 obo 604-929-9572
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby/N West/Vncr. 778-859-8760
1996 CHEVY Lumina, 4 dr, auto, showroom cond, aircared, all new, 86,000 km, 1 owner, $2,950. Call 604-524-6567 1999 CHRYSLER Intrepid. Not insured, Aircared until end of 2010. 210K, good body, needs brakes & mechanical work $800 OBO. 604-463-3254
Scrap Car Removal
WE LOAD 604-242-4869
ALL JUNK? Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Large or small jobs Nobody beats our prices $15 Off with this ad
Yes, we Remove & Recycle Anything
Green Monster Waste We Remove & Recycle All Waste Eco-Friendly Disposal of Your Unwanted Clutter
Best Rates & Service
J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. Residential / Commercial. 604-761-6079
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
HOUR 2Service From Call
Family Owned & Operated
Pays $150 minimum
RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
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604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1990 F250 4x4, canopy, well kept mechanically, good tires, great for work, $2500, 604-940-1580 1994 NISSAN Pathfinder, 5 spd, 193 K, runs well, good shape. $2500 firm. 604-988-5660
Sports & Imports
Tried & True Since 1902
• BBB • RCABC • GAF/ELK Master Elite Contractor • Residential Rooﬁng • Liability Coverage and WCB • Designated Project Managers • Homes & Strata • Third Party Inspection Installations & Repairs Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate •• 24 Hr Emergency Service Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount www.crownresidentialrooﬁng.com
2007 TOYOTA Camry, red, auto, 6 cyl, exc cond, like new, 24,000 kms, $20,000. 604-464-4172
RECEIVERSHIP SALE: 28 Ft. Custom Built Aluminum Landing Craft. Twin Yamaha 350 hp outboards with 13 hours only. With or without 32’triple axel Highliner trailer. Invitation for Offers package available by calling Marty 250-217-4817 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2006 NISSAN Sentra SE, 4 dr, 4 cyl, 1.8L, auto, white, 86,500 kms, CD, ac, loaded, tilt, cruise $9,900. 604-762-4107
for Full-Size Complete Vehicles. Free Removal! 2-Hr. Service in Most Areas
604-420-4800 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
2006 HONDA Civic DX Coupe $11,900. Auto, dark blue, PWR Locks/Windows, heated mirrors, digital dash, 4 new tires, new brakes. Honda Serviced. NO Accidents. 100k. Great on gas, +extras. Coq. ★ 604-868-3128
No Wheels No Problem
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2000 BWM 540I all options exc shape no accidents new Michelin Tires & brakes $10,000 604-922- 6189
Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning
1998 HONDA Civic LX, all records, 2 owners, new tires. 183K, 5 spd, $3500 obo, 778-241-5610
NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
1996 AUDI Quattro, A6QU, grey, 4 door sedan, low kms, best offer, W. Van. 604-926-3974
1988 PORSCHE 911, rare 3.2 Coupe, all original, as new. $27,800. 604-987-3876. D24627
1993 BUICK Regal, Grand Sport, 3.8L, 2 dr, black, 130K, good cond. $2900 obo, 604-985-2561
$50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish, Lawn, Garden clean-up, fast service Patrick 604-808-1652
Sports & Imports
1998 VW Passat, requires trans work, exc. cond, 114,000 mi. 4 dr, 6 cyl $2500 obo, 604-288-5831
A.J.K. Moving Ltd. Special truck for clean-ups. Any size job. Lic# 32839 604-875-9072 873-5292
DISPOSAL BINS 4 - 40 yard bins. Starting from $179 including dump fees. Disposal King, 604-306-8599
1990 MERCEDES 300E, auto, gold, local, exquisitely maintained, all records, new paint, 4 snow tires, sunroof, trailer hitch no rust $3800obo 604-528-1255
Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
Collectibles & Classics
Disposal & Mini Bins
TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS
A1 RENOVATIONS. Kitchens & baths, bsmt stes & additions. 25 yrs exp. Free est. 604-720-2911 TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rate / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377
Family owned & operated since 1989
1986 ROLLS-ROYCE, 1-owner, only 56,000 km, collectors plates. $25,000. 604-839-8579 D24627
WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals.
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
Interior & Exterior
* EXCELLENT PRICES *
Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835
CONSTRUCTIVE Landscaping paving stone, masonry, rock walls decks cedar fence 604-250-7824 constructivelandscaping.com
Talk to Someone You Trust.
#1 IN RATES & SERVICE Licenced local plumber. Plug Drains, Reno’s 1-877-861-2423
BE COOL! COLD FEET?
Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone.
TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
The Record • Saturday, October 9, 2010 • A27
1982 MERCEDES 300SD, turbo, power pak, ac loaded, alarm new battery. $2900, 778-859-0168
RECEIVERSHIP SALE: 31 FT. CIGAR BOAT - Baja Outlaw with twin 502 GM V-8’s. Merc Bravo legs. With or without triple axel Gillard Trailer. Invitation for Offers package available by calling Marty at 250-217-4817 or email at email@example.com
1984 -20 FT DODGE MH full bath, awning, good cond. $5,000 604-791-3579
A28 • Saturday, October 9, 2010 • The Record
Happy g n i v i Thanksg
100% B C Owned and Operated
nal Organic Week Look for t is October 9-16. “It’s in our good nature” own. he new tag essed or gr line and logo wh ich will identify organic products that are Canadian made, proc
Stahlbush Island Farms R.W. Knudsen Frozen Cranberries and Organic and Regular Assorted Fruits Sparkling Juices
Pacific Foods Organic Broths
1 L • product of USA
Organic Meadows Frozen Vegetables
500g • product of Canada
1.89 L • product of B.C.
Boneless Toupie Style Hams
Happy Planet Organic Orange Juice and Blends
Liberté Organic Yogurt assorted varieties
+ deposit + eco fee
Fraser Valley Butter salted or unsalted
650-750g • product of Canada
3.99 454g • product of Canada Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee assorted varieties
Mountain Pride Ice Cream assorted varieties
9.99 454g • product of Canada
From Our Bakery 8" Pumpkin Pie
1.89L • product of B.C.
Pumpkin Muffins package of 6
Rice Bakery 8" and 6" Pumpkin Pie with Rice Crust
regular retail price
From the Deli
Specialty Turkey Gravy or Vegan Miso Gravy
Lillooett Grown, Certified Organic
Organic Dried Cranberries prepackaged or bins
20% off regular retail price greens+ Instant Smoothie a day
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Grab & Go Specialty Turkey Meals
L’Ancetre Organic Cheddar Cheese
325g • product of Canada
Tofurky Vegetarian Feast
Get all the goodness of the research proven greens+ in an Instant Smoothie.
Nature’s Gate Toothpaste and Gels
4.49 375ml • product of Canada
First of the year
Stuffed Specialty Turkey Breast
Dempster’s Whole Wheat or Sesame White Bread assorted varieties
Funky Gourmet Cranberry Sauce orange brandy or gourmet Shiraz
Table Carrots from Fountainview Farm
2/5.00 680g • product of Canada
Simply Organic Organic Gravy Mixes assorted varieties
Roasted Winter Root Vegetables
397-425g • product of USA
#1 Garnet and Jewel Yams
Everything for your Thanksgiving Celebration in our Deli Department
Farmer’s Market Organic Canned Pie Mixes and Purées assorted varieties
+ deposit + eco fee
J.D. Farms Grade A Specialty Turkeys never frozen
750ml • product of USA
Flouride-free toothpastes with baking soda and herbal extracts.
Natural Factors Double Strength Acidophilus
Probiotics for a healthy digestive system and superior immunity.
Barbara’s Cheese Puffs assorted varieties
2/5.00 155-198g • product of USA
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 October 7 to October 13, 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.
New West Record - October 9, 2010 printed edition