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Stranger approaches three kids Boys say a man offered to give them money BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about possible attempted child lurings near New Westminster elementary schools seem to be escalating with the third reported incident since January. Al Balanuik, assistant superintendent of schools, sent a letter home to parents on Monday, Feb. 7 informing them that another similar incident had come to the school district’s attention, this time at Queen Elizabeth Elementary in Queensborough. In the most recent incident, a group of boys at Queen Elizabeth Elementary School were playing basketball on their lunch break on Thursday, Feb. 2 when an older man approached the boys on the playground and offered them money. The boys ran and immediately told the lunch hour supervisor. The man then left the playground and walked down an adjacent lane between the school and community centre toward Salter Street. The man is described as a slim, white male in his 50s with a grey beard. His vehicle is described as an older grey truck. In each incident, a man approached boys and tried to persuade them to come with him. Balanuik has sent five letters to parents in New Westminster since January warning of possible stranger conflicts with similar descriptions, but police say only three incidents appear to have been actual threats. “I’m aware of three actual stranger contacts,” said Det. Eamonn Ward, the officer assigned to the case. “The three incidents that I’m aware of are the ones that are actually more dramatic or where there’s actual contact or words spoken,” he said. Some police investigation has shown at ◗Safety Page 8
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First in the province: New Westminster was the first school district to get the new modulars for full-day kindergarten this autumn. Project director Chris Yamamoto, from Shelter Industries in Aldergrove, inspects the first modular school rooms that were moved into place at Herbert Spencer on Thursday. For more photos, go to www.royalcityrecord.com.
Mod modules land in city New classrooms wired for high-tech and eco-friendly BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER email@example.com
It was cool and frosty at 7 a.m. Thursday when the first modular classrooms were delivered to Herbert Spencer Elementary. The modulars, which will be used for full-day kindergarten this autumn, are being constructed by Shelter Industries in Aldergrove. According to a provincial government press release, the modular classrooms are not the same as portables – they are unique
learning centres that are bright and open, with bright colours and ample room for with high ceilings and windows for plen- storage and learning activities. They will ty of natural light and cross-ventilation, be wired for technology with built-in and have been specifically designed for data outlets, and will also include the infrastructure to allow students in kindergarten districts to install washand elementary grades. room facilities should Portables provide a they choose. temporary solution and They include a wood typically last about 15 to finish on about half of 20 years, whereas these the buildings’ exterior new modular classrooms Visit www.royalcityrecord.com walls. Half of the inteare a permanent solution for more photos rior walls and ceilings for growing enrolment will be finished in visdemands and changing demographics, and are designed to last as ible wood to demonstrate our commitlong as a conventional classroom – about ment under British Columbia’s Wood 40 years. ◗Classrooms Page 8 The modulars have been designed
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Rain Barrels, Backyard Composters and Worm Composting The City of New Westminster will be stocking limited quantities of rain barrels and backyard composters in an effort to promote water conservation and composting at home. Available to New Westminster residents only, these items will be sold at a subsidized rate on a ﬁrst come, ﬁrst serve basis: 75 Gallon Rain Barrels - $75.00 (includes tax) available for purchase after March 1, 2011. 80 Gallon Backyard Composters - $30 (includes tax) available for purchase after March 1, 2011. Worm Composting & Workshop Info for residents who wish to compost but don’t have a backyard - $35 (includes tax) for a one hour instructional workshop (required before purchase) and a worm compost kit containing a bin, tray, lid, worms, garden fork, bedding and guidebook. To register for the 10:00 am workshop on Saturday, April 9, 2011, please call Engineering Operations at 604-526-4691. Note: space is limited, be sure to register in advance! Rain Barrels and Backyard Composters can be picked up from the Engineering Operations Works Yard at 901 First St. between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm after March 1, 2011. Cash or cheque only. To conﬁrm availability of stock, please contact Engineering Operations at 604-526-4691.
RRSPs: Saving for Retirement The deadline for contributing to an RRSP for the 2010 tax year is fast approaching. Is it still a good idea to invest in retirement savings when you need cash on hand? Find out at the RRSP program at the New Westminster Public Library on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at 7 pm. As space is limited, pre-registration is requested. Call 604-527-4667. This free program is presented by Westminster Savings, who will talk about how to use Retirement Savings Plans and Tax Free Savings Plans to gain the right balance between planning for life now versus planning for the future.
Crime Free Multi-Housing Phase I Training Workshop
...hosted by New Westminster Police, Burnaby RCMP, City of Vancouver/VPD in partnership with the BC Crime Prevention Association CERTIFIED PHASE ONE TRAINING WORKSHOP For rental property Owners, Property Managers and Resident Managers The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is designed to help residents, owners and managers of rental communities keep illegal activity off their property and provide a safer, more livable environment for residents. This one day workshop will give an overview of the CFMH program, inform you on the applicant screening process and talk about combating illegal activity, to name just a few of the items on the agenda. Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Place: Justice Institute of BC, 715 McBride Blvd Fee: $45 (includes Tax) *Fee non-refundable Last Day to register: March 1, 2011 *Pre-registration required for all attendees. Download the registration form at http://newwestpolice.org For more information, contact Melissa Dutiloy, BC Crime Prevention Association: phone 604-501-9222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER Public Process for the Draft 2011 - 2015 Financial Plan The City of New Westminster has completed its draft 2011 - 2015 Financial Plan. As part of the public consultation process, the City will be presenting the draft Financial Plan during the Regular Council Meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday, February 14, 2011, at 7 pm. The public is invited to attend the presentation, and afterwards may ask questions and provide comments regarding the draft Financial Plan during the open delegation session of the Council meeting. A budget information package including the draft 2011 - 2015 Financial Plan, a staff report and a comment sheet will be available on the City’s website and for pickup from the Finance and Information Technology Department at City Hall on Monday, February 7, 2011. Residents may submit written comments regarding the draft Financial Plan to the Finance and Information Technology Department: Attention: Director of Finance and Information Technology Mail: 511 Royal Ave., New Westminster, V3L 1H9 Fax: 604-521-3895 or E-mail: nwﬁnance@newwestcity.ca Deadline: February 25, 2011 The draft Financial Plan incorporates a proposed 2.98% property tax increase for 2011. This increase is required to fund a number of budget challenges in 2011 including collective agreement increases, operational and inﬂationary increases. Utility operating budgets for 2011 include the Electrical, Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Utilities. Utility rate increases are 11.0% for Water, 5.4% for Sewer and 6.0% for Solid Waste to address the increases in the 2011 Metro Vancouver rates charged to the City. The Electrical Utility rates for 2011 will be set in March / April and will follow BC Hydro’s rate increases to the City. The proposed General Fund capital budget for 2011 is $54 million and the capital budgets for the Utilities total $16 million.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, February 21, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. Council Chamber, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B. C. V3L 1H9
ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7407, 2011 Location: 731 – 777 Columbia Street – Multi Use Civic Facility Purpose: The City proposes to construct a new civic facility at 731-777 Columbia Street and to partner with a private developer in order to allow the construction of an ofﬁce building on the same site. The proposed bylaw will: • Introduce a new comprehensive zoning district, Comprehensive Development Districts (Multi Use Civic Facility) (CD-35) with the following permitted uses: antique, charity thrift, clothing consignment, second hand and retail stores; apartment buildings, hotels, row houses or townhouses, student housing; congregate care, assisted living for seniors; business and professional, and high technology ofﬁces; home based businesses; live-work studios; cafes and restaurants (excluding drive-in restaurants); child care; clothing and garment and jewellery design and fabrication; clubs and lodges; commercial and self improvement schools; cottage breweries; ﬁtness and weight reduction centres; personal service establishments; museums, libraries, concert halls; public assembly and entertainment uses; senior government, regional and municipal departments and ofﬁces; radio and television stations and studios; • Establish the proposed density at a maximum of 7.0 (existing 5.2); • Establish the proposed height at 220 feet above datum (existing 120 feet above the four corners of the site); • Establish a 0 setback from the property lines of the surrounding streets (existing requires 5 foot setback); • Amend Appendix H to allow Primary Liquor Licensing to serve 1300 persons; and • Rezone the properties at 731 – 777 Columbia Street from Columbia Street Historic Comprehensive Development Districts (C-8) to Comprehensive Development Districts (Multi Use Civic Facility) (CD-35). Contact: Development Services Department 604-527-4543. Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaw and related material may be inspected at Legislative Services, 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 January 24, 2011. Public Participation: At the hearing, the public shall be allowed to make representations to the Council respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw. All persons who believe their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaw 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 submissions available to Council members in advance as part of the Public Hearing agenda package, should deliver their submissions to Legislative Services, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C., V3L 1H9 (Fax #: (604)527-4594), by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. 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
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Bylaw No. 7407, 2011
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◗ UNITED BOULEVARD EXTENSION
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TransLink may be reexamining its plan to build a new six-lane Pattullo Bridge, but mayors on either side of the bridge believe a new bridge is needed. TransLink spokesperson Ken Hardie said a business case is being prepared for two options – refurbishing the existing bridge or building a new four-lane crossing. “Our position is quite simply, why spend good money on a bad thing to do?” said Mayor Wayne Wright. “The safety issues won’t be addressed.” Wright said he believes it’s shortsighted to refurbish the existing Pattullo Bridge because it’s already more than 70 years old. He said Surrey’s mayor shares his belief that a new bridge is the best solution in the long-term. “Dianne Watts and I had a talk about it yesterday,” he told The Record Wednesday. “We are both on the same page.” TransLink was set to hold public consultation about plans for a replacement Pattullo Bridge last fall, but postponed those meetings. At the time, Hardie told The Record that TransLink has taken a step back from the planning for a replacement Pattullo Bridge because some engineers had indicated that opportunities for rehabilitation to the existing structure exist and should be considered. Hardie told The Vancouver Sun that the public consultation process will get underway in June. He said TransLink is exploring alternatives that would likely cost less, and, in the case of refurbishing the bridge, reduce the potential for tolls on another Surrey crossing. “What we’ve said all along is particularly for a new bridge, if we can’t find another source of revenue to pay for [it], that tolls are an option,” Hardie said. New Westminster Environmental Partners is celebrating the review of the Pattullo Bridge replacement as a potential first step in a smarter Metro Vancouver transportation policy. “We really must have a thorough discussion about transportation priorities in the
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Bridge over troubled ﬁnances: Local mayor Wayne Wright wants TransLink to build a new bridge to replace the Pattullo instead of refurbishing it. region, and rushing a project that would create a 50 per cent increase in traffic flowing through New Westminster’s clogged streets wasn’t a solution,” said Matthew Laird, the group’s vice-president. “While there’s no doubt there are important safety concerns that needs addressing with the current bridge, NWEP has always held that any Pattullo project must not result in a net increase in capacity.” Laird said the group hasn’t taken a position on whether TransLink should rehabilitate the existing bridge or build a new crossing, but it strongly opposes any expansion of the bridge that would result in an increase in traffic. “There are safety issues,” he said about the Pattullo Bridge. “We fully acknowledge the safety issue has to be addressed.” Laird said no region in the world has
ever built itself out of congestion, so the idea of investing hundreds of millions of dollars in roads that will quickly become gridlocked is not prudent fiscal planning, especially as TransLink has numerous unfunded projects of higher priority, such as the Evergreen Line. He said TransLink should be focusing on getting cars off the road, rather than expanding capacity for vehicles. Regardless of whether TransLink decides to build a new bridge or refurbish the existing bridge, New Westminster Environmental Partners is calling on TransLink and the province to implement tolls on the Pattullo in 2013 upon completion of the new Port Mann Bridge. “Tolls on the Pattullo are essential to keep traffic where it belongs – on the new
New Westminster isn’t prepared to endorse the United Boulevard extension based on the information TransLink has provided to date. On Monday, city council will consider a staff report that recommends that the city not endorse TransLink’s proposed United Boulevard extension/North Fraser Perimeter Road development plan, and that council ask TransLink to work with city staff to revise the plan in order to satisfy the requirements of the city and TransLink. The United Boulevard extension issue reappeared at last Monday’s council meeting, when council brought a resolution out from a closed meeting into its open meeting. The resolution stated that the city not endorse the proposed United Boulevard extension/North Fraser Perimeter Road plan, and that council remind TransLink of the position it took on the matter in December and ask TransLink to submit further options for the city’s consideration. Coun. Jonathan Cote said the federal government has granted TransLink a threemonth extension to its fedJonathan Cote eral grant for the project, a decision that prompted TransLink to come back to council with some “vague” discussion of options. He said TransLink hasn’t addressed any of the issues previously raised by council, and council won’t endorse TransLink moving forward with the United Boulevard extension program with what has been presented to the City of New Westminster so far. “Council is sending a few messages to TransLink. One of those is being rushed is unacceptable,” said Coun. Jaimie McEvoy. “We won’t be rushed.” McEvoy said the availability of a federal grant shouldn’t be dictating the process. He said issues such as noise, environment and traffic impacts need to be addressed before the project is approved – not after. “The due diligence needs to be done before anything happens, regardless of whether there is money out there from other governments or not,” he said. “We need to understand what happens to our community when something is done. We need good public consultation.” McEvoy said the city has some “legislated
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, February 21, 2011 – 6:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9 OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN (SCHOOL SITE AMENDMENT) BYLAW NO. 7451, 2011; and ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7452, 2011 a) OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN (SCHOOL SITE AMENDMENT) BYLAW NO. 7451, 2011 Location: • 831 Eighth Street/830 Sixth Street/ 701 Eighth Avenue/735 Eighth Avenue (shown hatched on accompanying sketch map 1); and • 120 Eighth Street/125 McInnes Street/801 Royal Avenue (shown in black outline on accompanying sketch map 2) Purpose: The purpose of Ofﬁcial Community Plan (School Site Amendment) Bylaw No. 7451, 2011 is to amend the Ofﬁcial Community Plan by: • adding a new Land Use Designation School/Institution which will allow public, private and post-secondary schools, public institutional uses, such as libraries, law courts and civic facilities, and parks; • changing the land use designations for the New Westminster Secondary School site and the adjoining Mercer Track area from Parks/Community Facilities and (S) Schools to School/ Institution and Cemeteries/Open Space; • changing the land use designations for the John Robson school site and adjacent Simcoe Park from Parks/Community Facilities and (S) Schools to School/Institution; • updating the map in the Ofﬁcial Community Plan which shows school sites; and • updating the map in the Ofﬁcial Community Plan which shows park sites. b) ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7452, 2011 Location: • Downtown Elementary School site (former St. Mary’s Hospital site); • New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) site; and • John Robson Middle School site. Purpose: The purpose of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 7452, 2011 is to amend the Zoning Bylaw in order to facilitate the school reconﬁguration program of the New Westminster School District in order to allow the construction of an elementary school in the Downtown, a new middle school to serve the western end of the City mainland, and a new secondary school. The proposed bylaw will: • Rezone the sites of New Westminster Secondary School and the associated City lands and that of John Robson Elementary School and associated City lands from Public and Institutional Districts (Low Rise) (P-1) to Public and Institutional Districts (Medium Rise) (P-2); • Amend the side yard restriction of the (P-2) Zone to allow a side yard of 5 feet (1.52 metres) where a school is adjacent to a park • Amend the height restriction of the (P-2) Zone to remove the current limitation of 45 feet (13.72 metres) on height. The four storey limit would remain.
Map 1 of Bylaw No. 7451, 2011
• Amend the off-street parking requirements for the (P-2) Zone to require the following number of off-street parking spaces: - For New Westminster Secondary School – 325 instead of 333 - For John Robson Middle School – 40 instead of 47 - For the Downtown elementary school – 40 instead of 47 • Amend the Public and Institutional Districts (Medium Rise) (P-2) by specifying the following number of bicycle spaces: - For New Westminster Secondary School – 233 of which 100 are long-term and 133 are short-term • Amend the (P-2) Zone by specifying the following number of loading bays: - For New Westminster Secondary School – 3 loading bays instead of 6 - For John Robson Middle School – 1 loading bay instead of 2 - For the Downtown elementary school – 1 loading bay instead of 2 Contact: Development Services Department at 604-527-4543. Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Legislative Services Department. 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 January 17, 2011. 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 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 bylaws. Written submissions can be submitted to the Corporate Ofﬁcer until the close of the Public Hearing. All persons who prefer to have their submissions available to Council members in advance as part of the Public Hearing agenda package, should deliver their submissions to the Corporate Ofﬁcer, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9 (Fax #: 604-527-4594), by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. 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
Map 2 of Bylaw No. 7451, 2011
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Continued from page 4
Monday, February 21, 2011 – 6:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9
NOTICE OF EXCHANGE OF LAND Monday, February 21, 2011 – 6:00 p.m. Council Chambers 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. V3L 1H9
LAND EXCHANGE BYLAW NO. 7345, 2011
Map 2 of Bylaw No. 7452, 2011
The Corporation of the City of New Westminster hereby gives notice of its intention to exchange fee simple title to that portion of property, shown crosshatched on the attached sketch, to the Board of Education of School District No. 40 (New Westminster) for fee simple title to those portions of property shown diagonally hatched on the same sketch. Location: 1. The most southerly part of the present Mercer Track lot (to School District) (cross hatched) 2. Lands adjacent to the west side of Mercer Track property (from School District No. 40) (diagonally hatched) 3. Lands adjacent to the west side of Moody Park Ice Arena property (from School District No. 40) (diagonally hatched) 4. A strip of land along Tenth Avenue (from School District No. 40) (diagonally hatched) Purpose: The purpose of this bylaw is to accommodate the following land exchange to provide a better conﬁguration for construction on the secondary school site to enable the school reconﬁguration building program to proceed: 1. Transfer a 1.87 acre portion of Mercer Track to School District 40 for the sum of ten dollars ($10.00) and in exchange for the following parcels of land 2. Transfer a portion of the Secondary School Lands to the City a) 0.66 acres for the westward expansion of the Mercer Track property b) 0.46 acres for the westward expansion of the Moody Park Ice Arena property c) 0.06 acres for widening Tenth Avenue. The City acknowledges that it has already received title to a 2782 square metre portion of land identiﬁed as “ROAD” on Plan BCP 42397 comprising a strip of land along Eighth Street and a strip of land along Tenth Avenue. Land Exchange Bylaw No. 7345, 2011 giving effect to this exchange will be considered by City Council at its regular meeting at the Corporation of the City of New Westminster City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, B.C. on February 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Persons who consider they are affected by the proposed bylaw will be provided an opportunity to make representations to Council at the meeting or by delivering a written submission to the Corporate Ofﬁcer by 4:00 p.m. on that date. City Contact: Development Services Department at 604-527–4588 Inspection of Documents: A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at Legislative Services. Details and materials may be inspected at Development Services Department (Planning), City Hall, 511 Royal Avenue, from Monday, January 24, 2011, during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday daily, except holidays. Rick Page Corporate Ofﬁcer
Map 3 of Bylaw No. 7452, 2011
Bylaw No. 7345, 2011
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Soft drink pushers get kudos for this one
Canada’s soft drink manufacturers good one, and we applaud the soft deserve a rare – if qualified – pat on the drink makers for taking the step to be back for their decision to list calories honest about some of the less-appealing features of their products. on the front of their containers. The makers of Coke, Pepsi But let’s face it, it’s only a and other non-alcoholic small step toward bringing drinks said this week that Canada’s food-related health THE RECORD they will add the more promproblems under control. inent labels to their packIt’s not just the sugar in aging to help consumers make more soft drinks behind our country’s epiinformed decisions about what they demics of obesity, diabetes and heart put in their bodies. disease. Without a doubt, the change is a Solid fats, salts and other unhealthy
additives are also serious offenders – largely due to the startling quantities in which they appear in processed foods. It’s no secret that, as a society, our intake of these killers is far beyond what it should be. And, for many of us, it’s often far higher than we realize. Many people have no idea how much fat, salt or sugar they ingest, or what their daily limit should be. If our government is serious about improving our quality of life and res-
cuing our teetering medical system, it must push this project farther. Every package of processed food in this country should loudly announce the number of calories and quantity of sodium – at the very least – it contains. At the same time, provincial and federal governments must step up their education campaigns to the point that Canadians have their recommended daily limits seared into their minds. The investment, which would be modest, would pay fat dividends.
Town versus gown – to the death IN MY OPINION
his week marks the anniversary of the St. Scholastica Day riots. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s likely because it’s the 715th anniversary. In 1355, Oxford had already been England’s pre-eminent college town for more than a century. The town largely existed to serve the university, which existed to crank out high-level clergy, scholars, and most importantly, clerks for the King of England. These clerks weren’t just glorified note-takers, they were the backbone of King Edward III’s civil service. Without Oxford, there would be no bureaucrats in government, no one with learning to write and interpret the law. Without them, in other words, it would have just been a bunch of drunk knights with sharp bits of metal and too much testosterone. Not a recipe for calm governance. So Oxford University had special rights and exercised quite a bit of influence over how things were run in the town. Which seems to have grated on the townsfolk a little. On Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1355, two students, Walter
Spryngeheuse and Roger de Chesterfield (a.k.a. Roger de Sofa), bought some wine at a tavern in town, didn’t like it and beat the tar out of the barkeep. The tavern keeper called in friends and family, and the local constables, who tried to arrest the two finicky scholars. But oops, scholars at Oxford were technically members of the clergy and therefore not subject to town law. The university refused to punish the students. Some townsfolk apparently tried to shove their way into the university and were repulsed by a group of students. On Wednesday, things got really ugly. The mayor of the town rode off to nearby Woodstock where the king happened to be busy rolling around in the mud, getting high and listening to Jimi Hendrix. Oh, wait … wrong Woodstock. He was probably doing something king-y. Like hunting, or planning to invade France. Meanwhile, the scholars were told by their university chancellor to quit all this nonsense and get back to studying Latin. Instead, they ran amok in the town, burning and looting. That afternoon, the townsfolk armed themselves with bows and ambushed and killed several scholars, Robin Hood style. Then, backed up by several thousand peasants from the nearby countryside, the townsmen stormed the university and
One vote for Lori Watt Dear Editor:
Re: Trustee says legal opinion ‘political’ attack, The Record, Feb. 5. Best news I’ve heard yet: Lori Watt saying she “will not be pushed out of office by (Patrick) O’Connor.” Good for you, Ms. Watt – you already have my vote. Enough of this so-called “conflict of interest” nonsense. This has all the appearance of the politics of negativism, and odious personal attacks, that appeared to characterize the Voice New Westminster campaign in the last civic election – whatever happened to Steve McClurg? Let the people of New Westminster decide whom they wish to return to office in the upcoming election. Legal opinions are just that: the opinion of a ◗Oxford Page 7 lawyer.
One wonders why Mr. O’Connor singles out Ms. Watt for his attack? Casey Cook didn’t inform the electorate of his perceived conflict of interest (family member employed in the system) before his election to the board. Messrs. Atkinson and Ewen have been targets too. Enough already. If you see this as a valid issue, Mr. O’Connor, put your money where your mouth is, and proceed to the B.C. Supreme Court with your challenge. However, common sense dictates that this is a matter for the voters of New Westminster to decide. Let’s have an election campaign on the issues, not personalities and political posturing. Anyway, Ms. Watt’s position on bottled water banning should be debated on the wisdom and merits of such an approach, not on who she is employed by. The prime issue is the health of the children. Peter Marshall, New Westminster
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR It’s not “scare tactics”
Re: A case of political déjà vu, Letters to the editor, The Record, Feb. 9. Mr. Dave Lundy’s letter is correct in one point, in that political choice is about the nation’s future. We comprehend how to vote, partly by observing past political behaviour. That is why Jack Layton’s coalition manoeuvres in the last election were relevant to my comments about the next election and the safety and stability of Canada’s future. Mr. Lundy is incorrect about alleged “Conservative scare tactics.” To clarify again, my message is clear. The Conservatives neither want an election nor will provoke one. The focus is on ensuring that the economic recovery is maintained. An election now would put economic stability and our effort to create jobs, at risk. Prudence demands that we cannot ignore Michael Ignatieff’s recent speeches about a coming election, and Jack Layton’s double-speak. That is why thousands of average Canadians have donated to the Conservative Party, so that TV ads could be run – drawing exclusively on the record and their own words – highlighting and contrasting the record of the prime minister and Michael Ignatieff and his coalition partners, the high-tax NDP, and the Bloc Québécois, a party dedicated to the breakup of Canada. Paul Forseth Conservative candidate, Burnaby-New Westminster
Children deserve better
Jan. 31 marked another sad anniversary for children with special needs in B.C. Last year on this date, early intensive behavioural therapy programs were closed in Victoria, Langley, Kamloops and Kelowna.
Specialists with these programs had been working with and assisting the most severely autistic children in our province. These closures followed B.C.’s Children and Family Development Minister Mary Polak’s announcement in October 2009: she would cut more than $3 million for autism services for children under age six. As a result of this decision, Victoria’s Queen Alexandra Centre for Child Health laid off 40 highly trained behavioural interventionists and closed its autism behaviour intervention program. This was a program that made breakthroughs with autistic children, releasing kids from a lifelong sentence of isolation and costly supported living. Intensive behavioural interventionists collaborated with the centre’s occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language pathologists and other staff to make a successful, long-term experience for autistic children. The program cost about $70,000 for three or four years of intensive treatment. That investment may seem steep. But compare this to the alternative: studies estimate that if left untreated, caring for autistic individuals over the course of their lives costs about $2 million per person. Put another way, treating 28 children to live fuller, happier lives costs the system the same as one child who goes untreated. Minister Polak claimed autistic children would still receive adequate services. But parents say the program closure has been devastating. Parents are facing ruinous debts in trying to provide therapy for their children. Children who had been starting to speak in complete sentences while enrolled in the program have now regressed to being nonverbal. B.C.’s families deserve better. I challenge Minister Polak and her government to explain these cuts.
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did some burning and looting of their own. The next day, townsmen sacked a number of halls where students lived, killed more scholars, and even scalped some. The students and instructors fled, not to return to Oxford for months. About 90 people, two-thirds students, were dead. The king, of course, sided with the scholars he needed to keep things running. They were given amnesties and urged to come back. The town,
meanwhile, was punished by having many of its rights and responsibilities (tax collecting, policing, road repair) given to the university. The town was also fined 250 pounds, which was probably enough then to buy and sell almost everyone in Oxford. An annual payment was also made by town to university, every year up to the 1820s! Is there a lesson in this mess? (Aside from “Serve good beer in university pubs.”) Just the usual ones.
When one group is seen to have privileges and rights denied to another group, friction will result. Keep it up and the situation can burst into flame. The best lesson of the Oxford riots may be that this can happen with any groups. A group of sober, studious, robed future clergymen? A quiet English town? Just another powderkeg. Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the Langley Advance, a sister paper of The Record.
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Pattullo: ‘You have to look at every viable option,’ says minister ◗ continued from page 3
10-lane Port Mann Bridge,” Laird said. “Without them, New Westminster risks being flooded with commuter and truck traffic.” The City of New Westminster supports tolling of a new Pattullo Bridge. “I think the city has gone on record so far as to suggest if a new bridge is constructed, it should be tolled,” said Jim Lowrie, the city’s director of engineering. “We don’t want the Pattullo to be a free alternative to the Port
Mann Bridge.” Lowrie said the tolls would help TransLink develop a sustainable truck route through the city. “The Pattullo Bridge and its connection to the street grid in New Westminster is an issue for us,” Lowrie said. “In order for us to firm up our plans for the North Fraser Perimeter Road, we need to know how the Pattullo Bridge is going to connect to that facility or how the road is going to connect to the bridge. If both connections stay the same,
tying into Royal Avenue, we would like to know what the impacts of that are. If a new bridge is going to be constructed, ideally it should be connected to the North Fraser Perimeter Road. If that does occur and there is a connection to the North
Fraser Perimeter Road the city would also be seeking improvements to that corridor.” TransLink announced in 2008 that it would replace the aging Pattullo with a six-lane bridge, saying it was better value for money
than fixing up the crossing. Transportation Minister Shirley Bond said Wednesday the provincial engineers are “offering their expertise” to help design a bridge that is affordable, safe and will meet the needs of future growth.
“We have to deal with the Pattullo; it’s an aging structure,” she said. “When you’re going to invest potentially $1 billion in a new structure, you have to look at every viable option.” – with files from The Vancouver Sun
Safety: Cops watching ◗ continued from page 1
least one incident was simply a misunderstanding where a child was worried a man was trying to coax him into a vehicle. After interviewing the driver, it turned out the driver had simply stopping at a crosswalk and waved to the student to let him know it was safe to cross the street. Ward said he understands why there is a growing assumption that all the incidents are related. But he noted that vague descriptions of the man and incidents basically guarantee that people will jump to that conclusion and that the incidents are not necessarily related. “Because of the way they’ve been reported, they’re pretty vague, and that’s just the nature of how children would report things,” he said. “There’s nothing specific to say that this person is responsible for all three incidents.” Sgt. Bruce Carrie said police are continuing to investigate and are stepping up patrols around elementary schools. “We’re all monitoring school zones to see if we can see, at any time, a similarly described vehicle to try to identify the individual involved. We’re actively looking,” he said. In the meantime, Balanuik is encouraging parents to review safety tips with kids including: walking to and from school in groups, always reporting suspicious incidents and people to a trusted adult and immediately leaving any situation that feels dangerous in any way. Carrie said New Westminster parents can now pick up a child safety kit that includes safety information for parents and kids at the police station or the New Westminster Public Library. Anyone who sees a vehicle and occupant matching the description is asked to record the licence plate number and call New Westminster police at 604-525-5411.
Classrooms: Modular buildings now on site ◗ continued from page 1
First Act. Acoustic performance has also been enhanced with the use of specially designed panels on the ceilings to improve the learning environment for the children. Modular classrooms have been designed to meet seismic safety standards and withstand variations in B.C.’s climate. They can also be relocated or clustered in groups as populations and educational needs change.
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United: ‘Plan ﬁrst, then build’ ◗ continued from page 3
limitations” as to what it can discuss publicly about property issues, but he hopes the city will continue to make as much information available as possible so people can respond and participate in the process. “I am getting asked by a lot of people, ‘What other routes are you guys looking at?’ We are waiting for TransLink,” he said. “We are not looking at any other routes right now.” The report to be considered by council on Monday states that the proposed mid-February to March 31 timeline to develop an acceptable technical solution to the United Boulevard extension and to engage in full public consultation seems “unrealistic” because that only allows one-and-a-half months to address many complex issues. Matthew Laird, vice-president of New Westminster Environmental Partners, said residents want to see what’s being proposed.
He said TransLink is trying to plan and fund the $140- to $170-million project in a short timeframe. “They should take this United Boulevard extension project off life support,” he said. Laird said the North Fraser Perimeter Road in New Westminster is proving that road capacity building in dense urban centres is not affordable or desirable. “Plan first, then build – the idea of pushing a project forward to meet an arbitrary budgetary timeline makes little fiscal sense during this time of fiscal prudence,” Laird said. “2011 is the year New Westminster is updating its master transportation plan. Let’s have the discussion about how we want to develop a livable, family friendly city before shovels go in the ground or any public dollars are spent on ill-conceived projects.” For more on this story, see Theresa McManus’s Only in New West blog at www. royalcityrecord.com – click on the Opinion tab and follow the link under Blogs.
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A pilot project launched last July offering free wireless Internet in some public places has been extended and expanded to accommodate more users. The City of New Westminster spent around $100,000 to set up Wi-Fi access at Queen’s Park, the New Westminster Public Library and the uptown business district at Sixth Avenue and Sixth Street. “We’ve doubled up the amount of time you can use,” said Alvin Chok, the city’s chief technology officer. “Before, it was one hour per session, now people can use it for two, and where before only 15 people could use it at a time in any of the locations, now 30 people can. It was often being maxed out before, and we want more people to be able to use it.” Chok said the response to the project has been highly positive, but the decision to continue the project permanently has yet to be finalized and reports will need to be made by city staff to council. Mayor Wayne Wright is a big supporter of public wireless Internet, and he would like New West to be one of the first Canadian cities to provide widespread free hotspots to citizens. “We’re trying to lead the way, quite frankly,” Wright said in an interview with the CBC earlier this week. “We’ve got lots of young people moving into the city, young
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tarlight Casino has hit the jackpot with the Arts Council of New Westminster. The Arts Council of New Westminster has selected Starlight Casino as its Patron of the Year. In 2010, directors of the Arts Council of New Westminster decided to award a Patron of the Year to a business and/or person who have shown exceptional support to the arts through the arts council’s programs and initiatives. The arts council’s board of directors unanimously decided that the executive and staff of Starlight Casino would be the inaugural recipient of this recognition because their financial and exhibiting support during the past year has created a measurable and positive contribution to the arts council and the arts community as a whole. “Fortunately for us in New Westminster, our best and strongest supporter, Starlight Casino, remains firm in its vision and commitment to the value of the arts and the work of the Arts Council of New Westminster,” said arts council president Rick Carswell in a press release. “Our participation and work with this company is yielding excellent cooperative benefits. For this, and other reasons, I am proud to declare Starlight Casino to be the 2010 Patron of the Year for the arts council. I extend thanks to Starlight’s valuable business commitment and encourage other such participations throughout the city.” Tim Barnett, executive general manager for Starlight Casino, has made financial contributions to the Arts Council of New Westminster through the ‘Found Monies’ program. The arts council states that these contributions have enabled it to withstand severe funding cuts to the arts and to maintain programs ◗Around Town Page 14
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Vision for the future: Brian Bonney is the new director of sales for Uniserve, an Internet service provider headquartered in New Westminster that is getting set for major growth.
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New Westminster-headquartered Internet service provider Uniserve is hoping to aggressively expand its customer base in the coming years following the appointment of its first director of sales. Brian Bonney, formerly the B.C. director for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, announced he had taken the position Jan. 26. Bonney said his aim is to immediately hire a sales team to step up competition with bigger companies for business Internet access and branch out into telecommunications services. “We’re going to build a Uniserve that will not only look after Internet access but also telecommunications – phone equipment, phone lines, long distance and everything else that goes along with that,” he said. “The change for Uniserve is to have a visible, active sales force back on the road in the Lower Mainland. I’m going
to hire five account managers with some telecom background, but not necessarily, and get them out there, knocking on doors letting businesses know we’re still a viable force in the industry and we’ve got some great product and we’re out there to compete.” Bonney said the $15-million company grew to its current size and staff level of 45 largely by buying up smaller Internet service providers but never really tried to market itself directly to customers. Uniserve currently has about 1,000 customers in the Lower Mainland and around B.C. Beyond that, Uniserve recently inked a deal with Dell Canada to provide “cloud computing” – a service in which small and medium-sized businesses can get access to high-end business software online for a monthly fee. Bonney said the service can provide cheaper access to the software along with a more convenient way access it from around the world. “It’s huge for small and medium-sized businesses and we’re really excited about that,” he said. Bonney said it was not an easy decision
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New Westminster Historical Society will focus on the heritage of parks and protected areas at its next meeting. The meeting is taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the New Westminster Public Library. In honour of the centennial
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THE LIVELY CITY JULIE MACLELLAN
reat your valentine to an arty weekend at River Market. The market, at Westminster Quay, is holding a Valentine’s-themed Fall In Love With River Market day on Sunday, Feb. 13. Among the treats, you can pop by the New West Artists exhibition on the second floor, open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The artists’ group, which was profiled in the Feb. 5 Record, has just recently started up in the city, and this is its first exhibition – all works will be priced for under $100. (I plan to pop in this weekend, so I’ll report back.) At 11 a.m., the Vancouver Circus School is offering a couples intro class for $50 per couple, running till 12:30 p.m. To register, call 604-544-5024 or e-mail info@vancouver circusschool.ca. That’s on the second floor. On the first floor, you
can enjoy the music of the Creole Jazz Band from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. or take part in Valentine’s crafts during the same time period. Businesses at the market are also getting in on the fun –there will be sweetheart tea from the Great Wall Tea Company from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., chocolate demos at Donald’s Market from 3 to 6 p.m. and half-price appies at the Paddlewheeler Pub from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Check out www.river market.ca for more.
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If you saw the Feb. 9 Record, you’ll know that New Westminster Secondary School is staging Grease as its musical production this year – it’s on at Massey Theatre Feb. 24, 25 and 26. What you may not know is that it’s no small financial undertaking to put on such a production – in fact, costs for staging a musical can run into tens of thousands. And, with an estimated price tag of $40,000 for Grease, the school can use a little help from its friends.
On Thursday, Feb. 17, Moonrakers pub is hosting a musical luncheon between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The pub will donate $5 from every meal to the school’s fine arts department, and some cast members will be on hand at 12:15 to perform songs from the play. “Our customers are active in the community, and this is a way for everyone to enjoy a great lunch, a terrific show and contribute to a very worthwhile cause,” said Mike McKee, general manager of Moonrakers, in a press release. You can make a reservation by calling the pub at 604-522-9010. And, if you missed the preview story about Grease, check it out online (www.royalcityrecord.com, under the Entertainment tab). The students are so enthusiastic, and there’s so much talent in the huge cast, that it’s just bound to be an outstanding show. Do you have an item for Lively City? Send ideas to Julie, jmaclellan@royalcity record.com. Visit her In the Spotlight blog online at www. royalcityrecord.com – click on the Opinion tab and follow the link under Blogs.
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he New Westminster Chamber of Commerce is poised to hold its 2011 annual general meeting and usher in a new president and some new board members. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Redbar Lounge at Starlight Casino. Outgoing chamber president Terri Rodger said current vice-president Andrew Hopkins is expected to take the top job for a two-year term. Among the chamber’s early initiatives for 2011 is the nomination period for the 2010 Citizen of the Year Award and Bernie Legge Cultural Award. The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding volunteer for time spent in sports and recreation, cultural activities, youth or senior services fundraising and the disadvantaged. The 2010 Bernie Legge Cultural Award is awarded to a selected nominee involved in visual or performing arts, literature or fundraising organizations. Nomination forms are available from the chamber and must be turned in by Feb. 21. Do you have a business item of note from the Royal City? Keep in touch with Brent Richter. Send him emails at brichter@royalcity record.com.
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FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL PET DENTAL HEALTH MONTH! PETS NEED DENTAL CARE TOO Royal City Humane Society is encouraging all pet owners to have their pet’s teeth examined by a veterinarian this month. Oral disease is the most often diagnosed health problem among dogs and cats over age three, afﬂicting over 70% of pets. It begins when food particles and bacteria build up, forming plaque and tartar. Left untreated, these bacteria can damage the heart, liver, kidneys, and lungs. Many pets develop painful gums, which makes it hurt to eat. For cats, this can mean losing up to two of their nine lives. In New Westminster, Harley is our plaqueﬁghting puppy and Mitsy our gingivitisﬁghting feline (see proﬁles below). They are determined to prevent ‘Dental Disease’ from robbing innocent pets of good oral health. Harley and Mitsy urge you to:
1) Make an appointment for a dental exam. 2) Start a home care dental routine. 3) Monitor your pet’s oral health. Harley says brushing should be fun for you and your pet. Keep sessions short and positive. Do not use human toothpaste as it can cause stomach upset and some contain dangerous levels of ﬂuoride. Praise your pet throughout the process and give yourself a pat on the back too! Mitsy urges you to check your pet today for any symptoms of periodontal disease 1. Red inﬂamed gums 2. “Stinky breath” 3. Pawing at the mouth or drooling 4. Hard yellow calculi build up on teeth 5. Facial sensitivity 6. Tooth loss or bleeding gums 7. Poor appetite or unwillingness to eat
Do you know someone who has lost a pet? Pets get lost all the time. Have them check out www.rchs.bc.ca and on Facebook ‘Royal City Humane’. We have had some wonderful successes in reuniting pets and their owners. Without identiﬁcation, it is a difﬁcult task. The lucky ones rescued by RCHS, who have humans that can’t be located, must wait in hope of adoption. Give your pets a microchip and/or a tattoo and make sure your contact information is kept up to date.
YOUR DONATIONS MAKE THE WORK WE DO POSSIBLE RCHS provides care to hundreds of animals each year. Your support helps give a homeless, injured or abused cat a new and better life. Join us! Contact Royal City Humane Society at 604-524-6447. Become a member at www.rchs.bc.ca Volunteer. Royal City Humane Society is 100% volunteer operated and welcomes your participation. Adopt or Donate. View the profiles on our Facebook page or our website … come and see the cats there in picture and video. ROYAL CITY HUMANE SOCIETY Box 102, 667 Columbia St., New Westminster BC V3M 1A8
Dodge is a handsome Harley, our plaque-ﬁghting Bullet is a handsome young fellow with lots of energy. puppy, loves stufﬁes, gets boy who needs one on one time. He needs an experienced along with other dogs & He tries to make good choices, owner, likes games, and walks well on a leash. This LOVES chew toys with peanut has a great behaviourist handsome fellow needs butter, and enjoys playing ball. willing to offer some free an experienced home. He He needs someone to go with on training. Dodge says “I’ll promises “You’ll be number hikes, swims or runs. Bullet says one in my heart” Contact: “I want to be your best friend”. be there waiting when you come home.” Contact: New New Westminster Animal Shelter 604-519-2008 Contact: New Westminster Animal Shelter 604-519-2008 Westminster Animal Shelter 604-519-2008
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A20 • Saturday, February 12, 2011 • The Record
Parks are a key part of city’s development OUR PAST
ARCHIE & DALE MILLER
he theme of this year’s Heritage Week, held from February 21 to 27, is A Century of Conservation: Parks and Cultural Landscapes. Part of the celebrations will be the recognition of the 100th anniversary of B.C.’s first provincial park – Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. All around the province, communities will be enjoying activities that will extol their own local park and green space and encourage the use and understanding of our park systems. This year’s Heritage Week poster features a painting of the Alexandra Bridge. The 1926 structure is located in Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park just upriver, but far below, the current Alexandra Bridge that travellers cross on their way north up the Cariboo Highway in the Fraser Canyon. The 1926 bridge is the second at that site – the first was built in 1863. Residents of early New Westminster were very
aware of the bridge construction as workers and supplies came upriver past, and sometime through, the city. New Westminster has an excellent collection of parks to enjoy, and they are part of the Heritage Week theme that features parks and cultural landscapes. In the original plans for this city, many areas were set aside to become both active and passive parks, as well as simple open spaces. Areas like Alice Gardens and Louisa Gardens are no longer available, but other early spaces like Albert Crescent (Prospect Park) and Moody Park remain popular spots. The most recent park spaces are in Queensborough, while the last couple of decades have seen open spaces along the waterfront, alterations to Grimston Park, Hume Park and Queen’s Park, and a whole list of expanded or new facilities. That being said, one very special park area deserves a comment or two, and that is Sapperton Landing Park. This park area along the Fraser River below Columbia Street in Sapperton came about as a result of the expanded SkyTrain line – the Millennium Line – through the city. The park area is almost all
new land, fill placed out into the river from the original shoreline that was quite close to the railroad tracks. Prior to the time that it was created this was not a park or even a public area. It was an area with private moorage for fishing boats, a dock and shed connected to the B.C. Penitentiary, and the rail tracks. At one time it also had a small seaplane base and a construction site for float homes, but the overall area was really very narrow. To find out more about the local parks, come out on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m., to the New Westminster Historical Society presentation by Archie Miller and Gavin Hainsworth, in recognition of the Heritage Week theme, in the auditorium of the New Westminster Public Library. Anecdotes and photographs will fill out the local parks story.
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◗ Calendar of Events ◗MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Tillicum Toastmasters meeting, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: http://tillicum.freetoast host.ws or call 778-822-9212. Guests are welcome. Naranon Support Group, a 12step program for relatives and friends of those affected by drug abuse and addiction problems. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 327 Eighth St. all welcome. Info: 604-395-5470 or the Naranon info line at 604-878-8844. Puffers Club, meets at noon in the New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. Everyone with breathing problems is welcome. Info: Phyllis 604-590-0123 or Jacquie 778593-7357.
◗TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 RRSP: Savings for retirement presentation, at the New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. 7 p.m. Space is limited, pre-registration required. Call 604-527-4667.
◗WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 SFU Philosophers’ Café, Heritage Grill, 7 to 9 p.m. 447 Columbia St. Admission by donation. Moderator Mano Daniel on “What will future generations condemn us for?” Info: 604-759-0819.
◗THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 French immersion parent information meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Herbert Spencer Elementary. Messy Church, at Holy Trinity Cathedral hall, 514 Carnarvon St. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Enjoy games, crafts, worship and refreshments together. Info: Susan Stensgaard at 604-4511161 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Georgina Harris at 604-5212314 or rector@stmary sapperton.ca. Urban Academy open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 101 Third St. Info: 604-524-2211 or www. urbanacademy.ca.
◗FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Codependents Anonymous,
Freedom Group, 12-step program for people who want healthier, more functional relationships with themselves and others. 7:30 p.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital, Sherbrooke Centre at 260 Sherbrooke St., main floor lounge. Info: Sue 604-5808889 or info line at 604-5155585.
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SFU Philosophers’ Café, St. Aidan’s Church, 1320 Seventh Ave. 7 p.m. Admission by donation, refreshments for sale. Overall theme is religion, with moderator Charles Crawford, a retired SFU professor and recipient of the Sterling Prize for Controversy talking about the church and changing morality. Everyone welcome, registration not required.
Codependents Anonymous, Freedom Group, 12-step program for people who want healthier, more functional relationships with themselves and others. 7:30 p.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital, Sherbrooke Centre at 260 Sherbrooke St., main floor lounge. Info: Sue 604-5808889 or info line at 604-5155585. Ukrainian Perogy Supper, at Holy Eucharist Cathedral Church Hall, located at corner of Fourth Aveneue and Fifth Street. 5 to 8 p.m. Perogy sale goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 604-526-0988 or 604522-7711.
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West Coast Rail Tours presentation, 3:30 p.m. at Century House, 620 Eighth St. Learn about this non-profit railway association’s rail tours around the province. Info: 604-5241011 or www.westcoasttrail tours.com. Naranon Support Group, a 12step program for relatives and friends of those affected by drug abuse and addiction problems. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 327 Eighth St. all welcome. Info: 604-395-5470 or the Naranon info line at 604-878-8844. Tillicum Toastmasters meeting, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: http://tillicum.freetoast host.ws or call 778-822-9212. Guests are welcome.
Beaver Buggy, Kub Kar and 18 Wheeler races, Royal Square Plaza at McBride Boulevard and Eighth Avenue, presented by the Scouts Canada group of. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: Marya McLellan at 604-525-3975.
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◗TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 Canadian Club of New Westminster meeting, Justice Institute at 715 McBride Blvd. Meet and greet at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and guest speaker, Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart, to speak at 8 p.m. $25 includes a three-course meal, juice and beverages. Info: Earl at 604-520-3889 or
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School located at 91 Courtney Cres. Join other parents with children five and under for crafts, songs, storytelling and playtime. No registration required, program is free. Info: 604-520-3666. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, (TOPS) chapters meet weekly throughout the Lower Mainland. TOPS is a non-profit, low-cost, weight-loss support group promoting sensible food choices and moderate exercise. To find a meeting location near you, call Gail, 604-9418699. Canadian Club of New Westminster and Fraser Valley, meets monthly at the Justice Institute of B.C., with meetand-greet at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and speaker at 8 p.m. Call Earl, 604-520-3889 or visit www.ourcanadian.blogspot. com for more info. Surrey Trekkers Walking Club, with five clubs all over the Lower Mainland, invites adults of all ages for organized walks for fun, fitness and friendship. The non-profit group is part of Volkssporting International. Info: Peggy, 604-590-3975, or see www.members.shaw.ca/ trekkers053. Girl Guides of Canada, yearround registration and volunteer info, 1-800-565-8111.
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◗ IN THE GAME
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The New Westminster Salmonbellies got the player they wanted and a whole lot more at the Western LacrosseAssociation junior entry draft Tuesday. The senior A ‘Bellies selected four-year runner Eric Lewthwaite with the last pick of the second round after pulling off the coup of the draft earlier in the round. New Westminster gambled with its first pick of the draft, the third pick of the second round, trading it to the Nanaimo Timbermen along with the 17th and 22nd picks, and a second-rounder in 2012 in exchange for the TMen’s first and third picks in 2013. “It was a weird draft. But honestly, we are over the moon getting Eric Lewthwaite. He can play,” said New Westminster president and general manager Dan Richardson. Lewthwaite played just one game in 2010 before ending the season with a knee injury. His best season was in 2009, when he scored 31 goals and 55 points, finishing behind the likes of top teammates Kevin Crowley, Curtis
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He’s No. 1: Minto Cup-winning team captain Matthew Beers, with cup, was chosen ﬁrst overall by the Burnaby Lakers at the Western Lacrosse Association junior entry draft on Tuesday. New Westminster took Eric Lewthwaite with its ﬁrst pick in the second round. Dickson and Tyler Digby in team scoring. But the real steal was the trade with Nanaimo, said Richardson. “It sets us up for 2013, which we consider a very deep draft. There are a lot of kids coming out of New Westminster and Coquitlam.” In the first-round, Coquitlam defender Matt Beers was selected first
overall by the Burnaby Lakers. Former Burnaby junior goalie Brodie MacDonald was taken second by the Langley Thunder. Colton Clark, picked up by New Westminster at the junior trade deadline, went to Burnaby with the No. 3 pick. Coquitlam backup keeper Chris Seidel was
the fourth overall choice of Maple Ridge. Robbie Campbell was taken in the No. 5 spot by Coquitlam. Burnaby made Scott Jones its next choice, while Carlton Schuss went to Nanaimo with the final pick of the first round. The senior Salmonbellies drafted Matt Laustrup and Scott Rouse in the third round, while
taking Orangeville native Jay Card with its first pick of the fifth round. New Westminster also drafted goalie Mike Lowe, James Dunbar and Ryan McKay and Scott Sproule off the junior ‘Bellies. “For not having a pick until 14, we did pretty well,” said Richardson, Draft Page 24
Women’s soccer team threatens boycott POSTMEDIA NEWS
Players on the Canadian women’s soccer team are planning to boycott future matches, possibly even World Cup fixtures, unless the Canadian Soccer Association and head coach Carolina Morace can settle their dispute over the future of the program. Morace submitted a letter to the CSA Friday indicating her intention to resign after the World Cup concludes in Germany in July, citing differences in philosophy with the governing body. Team Canada captain Christine Sinclair said the players are backing their coach – the team voted unanimously Monday to walk out on any upcoming games in support of Morace – and are demanding the association try to smooth things over with Morace so she will stay with the team long-term. “It’s come to a point where we can’t go on any further,” Sinclair said in a phone interview Monday. “We 100 per cent sup-
port Carolina. She’s the one that I credit for changing this program around. It’s a shame that CSA will just let her go. We need to stand behind our coach.” Morace has not spoken publicly since news of her intention to resign surfaced last week. Instead she issued a written statement briefly outlining her differences with the CSA. “The Canadian Soccer Association has a strategy to achieve their goals that differs from my strategy,” Morace wrote in the statement released Friday. “I am staying to execute my plan over the next few months because my players have worked hard and deserve to be prepared in the best way possible for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany.” The players intend to travel to a training camp in Rome later this month and will prepare for the Cyprus Cup in March. However, if a deal is not in place with Morace before their first game March 2, the boycott will commence. Sinclair said the boycott will last “as long
as it needs to” and the team is willing to sit out the World Cup, if it comes to that. The turmoil comes after an unprecedented stretch of great play on the pitch. The women’s team rattled off 11 games without a loss between September 2010 and January 2011, including eight straight wins and the CONCACAF championship. The squad has just three losses in its past 21 games and has high hopes for the upcoming World Cup. “We understand as players this is our best shot at a medal at the World Cup. Any time and games we give up really impacts our chances at the World Cup,” Sinclair said. “But there’s a bigger picture here and a future here that we need to fight for.” At the same time as the planned boycott, the players have hired a lawyer and plan to file suit for arbitration against the association for how the players are paid. The women want to be paid on a per-game basis like the men’s team.
“We’ve tried over the past few years to deal with the CSA very nicely in terms of trying to get a compensation structure in place for us as the men’s team does, without any success. Because of that we’ve hired legal counsel. We’re going to be a little more stern in how we deal with them.” Sinclair said both issues are pressing, but the players will return to the pitch if a deal is in place between the CSA and Morace. They are willing to let the compensation fight work itself out through the courts, if there is no immediate resolution. The player uprising comes just days after the CSA passed a new governance model at a meeting in Ottawa on Saturday.
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The Byrne Creek Bulldogs earned a firstround playoff bye following a 67-53 win over the New Westminster Hyacks at Pearson Gym Wednesday. The Bulldogs put together four sound periods, including a pivotal 17-2 second quarter that proved the difference in the game. New Westminster played its best in the opening 10 minutes, leading 2215 after the first quarter. But the second quarter was a complete turnaround. Byrne Creek spread out its scoring and shut out the Hyacks for nearly the entire period. Michael Heer managed the only bucket of the period for the home Hyacks with just 34 seconds remaining in the first half. “We played so well in the first quarter, maybe we thought we could take the second quarter off,” joked Hyacks coach John Doughty. But second place in the BurWest is no joke with No. 1-ranked Burnaby South favoured to win the district banner. “It’s always a stretch in our conference,” said Byrne Creek head coach Wayne Best, who outlined his strategy for success is “play hard, execute and stay with it. That’s how we’ve improved over the last little while.” Grade 11 wing Kennedy George led all scorers with 21 points, including 11 in the opening quarter for Byrne Creek. Junior forward David Majstorovic chipped in with 12 points for the Bulldogs. Masood Wali had a team-high 18 points, including four three-pointers for the Hyacks. Hasreet Sidhu and Jordan Zeer also hit for double figures. Last weekend, the Bulldogs scored their first tournament win, avenging a 30-plus point defeat to Fleetwood Park last month, with a 78-50 victory over the Fraser Valley team at the Sa-Hali tournament final in Kamloops. ◗Hoops Page 24
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Big defender chosen to nats New Westminster’s Brett Mydske was added to the roster of the Canadian men’s lacrosse team for the world indoor tournament in Praque, Czech Republic in May. Mydske, who was drafted second overall by the Langley Thunder in last year’s Western Lacrosse Association draft, was named along with Bill Greer, Sandy Chapman, Pat Merrill, Mike Carnegie and current New Westminster Salmonbellie Rory Smith on Feb. 4.
The 22-year-old, 6-4 Mydske was picked despite just entering his second year of pro lacrosse with the Edmonton Rush. “When I got the phone call, I was in shock,” said the Royal City native in Canadian Lacrosse Association press release. “I did not think I’d be getting this opportunity this early in my career at all.” The world indoor championship is scheduled to take place from May 21 to 28.
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who had initial doubts when the first round took a few unexpected turns. “We really rely on what our scouts say and we try to stick to it, but, I tell ya, that first round wasn’t the way we thought.” Langley took Salmonbellie junior captain Jarrett Toll with the ninth pick. The Thunder then picked up New West defender Bob Danilkiewicz in round three. Junior B ‘Bellie Andrew Polinghorne was snatched
up by Burnaby in the seventh round. New Westminster ’s wheeling and dealing was not popular with everyone in attendance, said Richardson, who was looking ahead to what he believes will be a deeper draft in 2013. The draft-day deal with Nanaimo gave New Westminster two picks in each of the first, second and third rounds in 2013. “It’s called succession planning,” he said. “The potential of (Tyler) Digby
and (Robert) Church was too good to pass up. “We want to prepare our team for what we want to be. We’ve done well in the league and in the WLA playoffs, but we haven’t gotten to where we want to be.” Langley might have made arguably the most significantdifferencetoitsclub, drafting Toll, Burnaby’s Nick Bilic, Danilkiewicz, Darcy Cummings, Simon Giourmetakis and 6-7 backstopper MacDonald with its top-six picks.
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Senior district playdowns will be hosted at New Westminster Secondary on Feb. 15. Winners advance against South and Byrne Creek in the semifinals hosted at South on Feb. 16. The championship final will take place the following Friday. In the prior junior boys’ game at Pearson, Byrne Creek upset the first-place Hyack juniors 60-58 on a last-second bucket by Wilson Anteros. “It’s a big deal,” said Anteros, who led the Bulldogs with 18 points. “The coach said it was one of the biggest games we
would be playing.” Trailing 58-53 in the final minute of play, the ’Dogs scratched to within a point and then Anteros stole a pass before getting the ball back and banking a close-in shot off the glass with a fade-away jumper with 2.5 seconds left on the clock. The loss did not sit well with the New Westminster coach. “I guarantee no team will ever beat us twice,” said Hyack coach Dwight Stephen. Manvir Gandham led all scorers with 22 points. Junior boys’ playoffs will be hosted at Alpha Secondary Feb. 14, 15 and 17.
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Norman passed away with complications a few days after having a stroke. Originally from Orcadia, Saskatchewan, he moved at the age of 11 in 1934, with his family to Vancouver Island. After coming to the mainland, Norman eventually took up work on the waterfront as a longshoreman where he remained until his retirement. Hobbies that he enjoyed over the years including ﬁshing the Fraser River, tending his small acreage in Aldergrove and scrap metal recycling for which he had a passion. A long time North Burnaby resident, he lived in the same house on Francis Street from 1948 Bell & Burnaby until his death. He will be missed by all Funeral Chapel who knew and loved him. Private family 604-298-2525 arrangements.
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3D DENTAL LABORATORY located in Burnaby seeks a Dental Worker Completion of College level diploma. 1-2 years or more related experience required. $19.45−20/hr, 37.5hrs/week. Fluency in Korean & basic English Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 604-320-0342 Web Site Administrator for Tour Click in Burnaby Completion of College in related field. 2−3 yrs work exp. in network administration, Web technology or related field $25−27/hr, 37.5hrs/wk, Fluency in Korean & basic English Email: email@example.com Fax: 604-566-9951
VANCOUVER’S LARGEST Lawn and Property Maintenance Company pays $120-$360 DAILY for outdoor Spring/Summer work. Hiring honest, competitive, and energetic individuals to fill our various 2011 positions. Apply online @ www.propertystarsjobs.com
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Taco Del Mar in Poco hiring F/T Night Shift Mgr. Must have high school dipl. and sev. yrs of exp. as food service manager. $14.90/hr E-resume: email@example.com
BLUE FIN Japanese Restaurant, 319 E. Columbia St, New West req F/T Koreanstyle Japanese Cook. Min. 3 yrs exp. $18-$20/hr. Develop menu; supervise kitchen, train staff. Korean an asset. Paid vacation. Fax: 778-397-3000 or: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Downtown CA firm has an immediate opening for a Filing Clerk, 4 - 5 days / wk. Your duties will include keeping our file room in meticulous order (approx 70% of job), relief reception, banking, mail and sundry other misc. jobs. Strong spoken English, good typing skills (min. 50 wpm), attention to detail and excellent presentation are required. If you enjoy people and like variety, this is the job for you. Send your resume to: Human Resources Rolfe, Benson Chartered Accountants 1400 - 900 W. Hastings St. Vancouver, BC V6C 1E3 Fax: 604-684-7937 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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George Derby Centre is a residential care facility located near the Burnaby/ New Westminster border. We provide complex care programs and services to 300 residents who are veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces. For more information please visit our website at www.georgederbycentre.ca Working on a unit of 80 residents you will be responsible for providing direction and supervision to LPNs and RCAs; assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating resident care and providing clinical support to LPNs. Current registration with CRNBC supplemented by 2 years relevant exp. in complex care including some supervisory experience is essential. Applicants must have a recent Criminal Record Check, negative TB Test, and flu shot (within the last year) Hours of work are generally 0700 – 1500 hrs Mon – Fri until approximately December 31. 2011. Please submit your resume to email@example.com and include “Team Leader” in the subject line. We thank you for your interest in this position; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Coroner’s Investigator Lower Mainland We are seeking individuals who are interested in an opportunity to serve the Lower Mainland in this unique position. Under the direction of the Regional Coroner, you will attend night (midnight to 0800 hours) and weekend death scenes and conduct investigations in a specific geographic area in order to determine the identity of the deceased as well as how, when, where and by what means the deceased died. As the Coroner’s Investigator, you will work in a stressful and challenging environment. You must have a post-secondary education in a relevant field, i.e. legal, medical/ nursing, investigative or social science and/or two years of experience in a related field. You must not be employed in any position that may create potential for conflict of interest or perception of bias or interfere with the impartiality of your role (e.g. volunteers and civilian employees of police agencies, health authorities, etc.) This is not a salaried position. Pay is dependent on the number of cases and hours worked and will vary in each community. If you have the necessary skills to serve in this interesting and challenging role, and you reside in the Lower Mainland, please forward your covering letter and résumé, clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the above qualifications, by February 16, 2011. Quoting Reference Number: 2011:LM0001, please send it to: Office of the Chief Coroner, Suite 800, Metrotower II, 4720 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4N2; email: BC.Corser@gov.bc.ca; or fax: 604-660-7766. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more, please visit www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/coroners
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Community Garage Sale! Sat Feb. 19th, 9am-1pm Students from New West CRC church (13th Ave. and Newcombe) will be hosting a community garage sale. Lots to see: tables, chairs, dressers, electronics, kitchen appliances, kids/adults clothing, and much more. Bring the kids and enjoy a hotdog, candy, and an assortment of baked goods. Proceeds will go towards community development in Honduras.
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Postmedia 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.
ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $399+. 604-590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com BOSTON TERRIER Pups, CKC reg. vet checked, good pedigrees, nicely marked, To view: 604-406-2415 or 1-604-794-3786
Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com GOLDEN RETRIEVER pups, PBFarm/Family, Rosedale, $600 Shots, March 1, 604-845-7434 PUREBRED LAB puppies. Born Dec.25,2010, chocolate, black, golden & blond. $600.- $700. 1st shots, vet checked, dewormed 604-308-4401 or 604-850-9690
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GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies. CKC registered German working line pups. Blk/tan or black. Taking reservations now! Ready to go Feb 28. For pedigree info, go to www.obedienceplus.com $1,000/each. Call 778-571-2990
LAB PUPPIES Choc Black & yellows, males & females, view reg parents $550. 604-701-1587
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OPEN HOUSE Thursday, Feb. 24, 6pm - 8pm GOLDEN RETRIEVER pups healthy socialized. exc temp vet check deworm $575 604-819-8083
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PAPILLON 2-3 mths, reg B. W. pups, champ parents 2nd shots, microchip $1100. 604-987-9516
Do you need to advertise your Daycare or Preschool ? ROTTWEILER BOXER Cross, 8 weeks old, $325 obo, 778-862-3568
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JACK RUSSELL pups smooth m/f, dewormed, 1 shots, tails docked, view parents, $450. 604-701-1587
SIBERIAN HUSKY Timberwolf pups, $900. 250-295-6280 email@example.com
Cares! The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to ﬁnding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.
STANDARD POODLE pups, CKC reg. brown, black & cream, Chwk. 604-823-2467 ..302-1761
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: Travel, call during an active, friendly Sunday. But this night, settle into home – and there, through Monday/Tuesday, tackle some difﬁcult questions around relationships, marriage and life’s opportunities. (Are there any left for you? Yes, many, but they’re all connected to ambition, career, until late 2012.) Tuesday’s better; a “secret” friend or stranger might help. Romance, creativity, pleasure and beauty whisk you to adventure midweek! (Don’t start a love relationship this week, though. It’s doomed long term.) Plunge into chores Friday/Saturday. Chase fun, friends, all week. Taurus April 20-May 20: The accent lies on ambition, career, dealings with VIPs, bosses and parents. Take a quiet, behind-the-scenes approach. Conﬁdential discussions, private planning, quietly lining up allies, contacting/applying to government or institutions – all these contain a quiet but lucky “change.” Chase money or shop Sunday, but NOT for techie items. Monday (barriers) and Tuesday (success) bring errands, communications, paperwork, details. Midweek accents home, and a choice between ambition and relaxation. Romance calls Friday/ Saturday. All week, avoid over-exertion, physical and intellectual. Gemini May 21-June 20: DON’T fall in love, propose, or chase a new romance this week. You’ve started to achieve success in group and social situations – and this will continue for four months of solid, heart-warming growth. If you’re single, this might well yield a new love. But not this week. You shine Sunday: start new projects, ask favours, show your talents. Your intuition is superb, so just do, rather than over-think. Quit by suppertime. Money, purchases and possessions ﬁll Monday (barriers, waste) and Tuesday (success – buy high-tech). Communicate, travel midweek. Home, rest Friday/Saturday.
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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The romantic theme continues, but DO NOT begin a love affair or new relationship this week. Other themes, creativity, speculation, beauty, pleasure and teaching, are ﬁne. Generally, you are (or your subconscious is) putting on the brakes a bit in all these areas, preparing for a subsequent surge. Sunday’s splendid – intellectual, travel, love and communication projects succeed. Exercise your ambitions Monday (dilemmas of choice) and Tuesday (success via creative effort). Social delights, ﬂirtations, wish fulﬁllment arrive midweek! Retreat Friday/Saturday: plan the work that looms. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your “hibernation” period continues, so rest deeply – until Friday, when a month of romance, pleasure, speculation, risk and adventure starts! Neither make nor accept any partnership proposals this week (nor persuasive pitches for commitment of any kind). Sunday offers superb ﬁnancial, investment, research, diagnostic and intimate opportunities. Sit down with a loved one for a deep, exploratory talk. Gentle wisdom enters Monday/Tuesday. Be ambitious mid-week, especially ﬁrst thing Wednesday morning. (Avoid selfdeception.) Friday/Saturday bring social delights and bright optimism! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: If a new wish or life goal comes to you this week, don’t invest a lot of faith in it; your destiny is very likely going to detour around this one. Sunday’s ﬁlled with opportunities (or opposition if you push others too hard) – exciting meetings or openings “synch” with your intuition. It’s a good time to answer “yes” on a whim. Life’s depths and mysteries rise to the surface Monday/Tuesday: DON’T invest, commit, nor seek intimacy Monday – Tuesday, these succeed. Gentle love, understanding, cultural stuff Wednesday/Thursday. Friday begins a month of domestic matters.
Feb. 13 - Feb. 19 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Continue to seek money, new clients, to buy and sell, until Friday.Your personality has grown more gracious and alluring the past week or so, and this helps you with ambitions this week. You’re slowly changing, and slowly but seriously climbing, carving out a new “position” this decade. Tackle chores Sunday – you accomplish much! Relationships contain opportunity and opposition Monday, but success and good feelings Tuesday. Finances, investigation, intimacy, lifestyle choices are blessed Wednesday, “iffy” Thursday. Wisdom, gentle love come Friday/ Saturday. A busy month begins. Aquarius Jan.20-Feb.18:Yourenergy,effectiveness and charisma continue at a peak...sexual magnetism drips from you too. (Hmm, not sure of that image.) You might attract amorous attention, but DON’T begin a love affair now (nor ever with anyone you ﬁrst meet this week). Sunday’s romantic, creative, pleasurable and beautiful – you’ll win at games or love! Tackle chores Monday (results uncertain) and Tuesday (good results). Relationships, opportunities, exciting meetings ﬁll Wednesday (lucky morning!) and Thursday (be diplomatic, not evasive). Friday’s ﬁnancial, and begins a month of money efforts. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Continue to lie low, rest, contemplate and plan. Refresh your spirit. Friday begins a month of fresh energy, rising charisma and effectiveness – but rest until then. Sunday’s splendid at home or in nature – a great day to enhance your security, deal with family members, garden, etc. Romance, creativity and beauty touch you lightly Monday/Tuesday, but the best that comes from this is friendship. It’s not quite time, Pisces. Tackle chores and health concerns Wednesday/Thursday. Wednesday morning’s efforts can open a lucky career door. Exciting meetings, opportunities occur Friday/Saturday. email@example.com • Reading: 416-686-5014
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COQ, 325 Casey. X-Lrg 1 BR, w/cbl, avail now. Pets & Child ok. Frm: $775. Quiet. 604-339-2316 NEW WEST 310 - 8 St. Close to skytrain & bus. Lrg 1BR, w/lrg patio. $795 incls heat & storage locker. Cat OK with pet dep. Refs req’d. Call Res Mgr 604-395-5303 NEW WEST 508 - 8 St. Close to Westminster Mall & transit. BACH ste w/balcony, $655 incls heat & storage locker. Lrg 1 BR with balcony $795. Cat ok w/pet dep. Refs req. Res Mgr 604-521-1862 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $740/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, Call 604 299-8288
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COQ, Lough Mall. 2 BR, g/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. F/ba. Ns/Np. $985/mo incls utils, Immed. 604-931-3677
ABBOTSFORD - 3262 Clearbrook Road, 3 bedrooms with 2 bedroom legal suite. Only $1,751/m. Low Down. Flexible Terms. (604) 626-9647 (604) 657-9422 www.wesellhomesbc.com
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
COQ. BRAND New 2 BR bsmnt ste, 5 s/s appls, granite counters, N/s, N/p, $1000. 604-945-2873
BBY 2 rooms avail, w/d, n/s, n/p. Prof person. $500 incls cbl/utils, pkng. Av now. 604-434-5578
BBY Government Rd. Own BR / bath, W/D, utls, net. $450/mo. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-618-1732
BBY 2 BR grnd lvl in new house, $750 incls heat/hydro. NS/NP. Nr Canada Way/Imperial. Available Mar 1. 604-521-6658
BBY CENTRAL 2 BR, cls to all ammens, n/p, n/s, $850 incls utils, 1 BR $750 incls utils, Avail Mar 1. 778-242-1895, 604-520-9629
Blinds & Draperies
BLACKOUT DRAPES. Cut light 100%. Save energy. Dampen sound. Innovative fabric in 42 colors. Free est. 604-506-6230
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $20/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 CLEANING LADY available. Meticulous, detailed, honest & reliable. Please call 778-233-5859 Domestic Goddesses Cleaning! Cleaning & Organizing! Weekly − Bi-Weekly or Monthy. Jade Owner/Opp. 604-862-2752
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
Surrey Gardens Apartments www.GreatApartments.ca
BBY EDMONDS, New 2 BR g/lvl, $800, 1 BR g/lvl $700, ns/np, incls utils & cbl, Immed, 604-562-1288
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
BBY HTS Bach, priv ent, own w/d, n/p, Mar 1, st prkg, nr transit, $750 incls all utils. 604-765-2869
DRAINAGE, SEWER & WATER Underground Video Inspection Call Tobias 604 782-4322
Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.
Call to view! 604-589-7040
1 MONTH FREE!
COQ HARBOUR Chimes brand new 2 BR ste, inste w/d, ss appls, nr amens/transit. $900 inc utils. Mar 1. N/S, N/P. 604-561-6553 COQ MUNDY Park, 1 BR, clean & quiet, w/d. $650 incls hydro. Suits 1. NS/NP. Mar 1. 604-939-9950 CQ COMO Lk / SFU. Reno’d 1 BR bsmt, shd W/D, full bath. Mar 1. $750 incls utls/cbl/net NS/NP. Suits 1. On bus rte. 604-939-1107
HERITAGE MTN 3BD, 1BA, quiet grd floor 1600 sq.ft. W/D, F/P, D/W, HDTV incl, NS, NP, refs. req, $1250+1/3 util, Avail Mar 01 604-937-5307 N. BBY, 1 BR bmnt, newer home, w/d, alarm, N/p, N/s, Feb 15, $850 incl utils & cbl. 604-970-7724 N. WEST, Queensborough, 3 BR, main flr, 1 bath, $1100/mo + utils, available immed, own parking. 604-722-5550 or 604-671-8389 NEW WEST Newly updated Lrg 1 BR or 2 BR bsmt, 2 baths, furn, 1blk from JI, nr SFU, 1200 sqft. Avail Now. ns/np, 604-516-6346 PO CO Shaunessey/Pitt River 2 BR bsmt ste, remodelled, 3yrs old, laminate, inc shrd laundry/ cable/net, patio, parking, transit/ WCE $835 + utils. 604-945-0333
Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall ﬁnishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
STABLE ELECTRICAL INC. Electrical Contractor Lic # 105893
RIVERS INLET POCO CITADEL 900sf 2 BR, own W/D, D/W, maple flrs, 12 ft ceil’g, sep entry, CDS. By Mid/ Elem sch. $925 incls utls, cbl, net. NS/NP. Av Mar 1. 604-941-3391
POCO NORTHSIDE, newer 2 BR bsmt. Near schools, shops, bus. $850 incls utls. Av now. NS/NP. 604-941-6843 or 778-708-4045
(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Move - in Bonus
SRY, CENTRAL. Bright 1 BR, grd/lvl. Sh’d w/d. Near Skytrain. $680/mo incl internet & hydro. Ns/ np. Immed. Mar 1. 778-227-6028
COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse , quiet family complex, no pets. $920. Call 604-942-2277.
TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.
Contact 604-939-0221 email@example.com
M. RIDGE. 3 BR + den, 2.5 bath, 5 appl, 2 prkg. 1455 sf. $1425/mo. Nr WCE. Immed. 604-941-5594 POCO 2 BR T/H $765, $785 & $830/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034 POCO Brand New 4 BR, 2200 sqft, h/w flrs, 3 lvl, golf course with view, N/P, N/S, $2100, 2 car garage, Apr 1, w/d, 604-430-5608
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
ANYTIME DAY OR NIGHT! Need a Companion? Lucy (Age 27) 778-709-6731
No Job too small, electrical and voice/data cabling. Res & Comm. Licensed Bonded – Insured - WCB #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
# 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 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493.
BATHROOM RENOVATIONS Best Price with Best Quaily Jeff 778-928-9201
HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES Sanding & Refinishing Installation Quality Workmanship Free Estimates Fully Licensed & Insured
Certiﬁed professionals specializing in new installs of Retaining walls, Pavers, Soft landscaping, Decks etc;
Call 604-522-8360 or 778-960-8504 www.ilandscapes.ca
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★
BBY, E. 18th Ave. 2 BR, f/bath, shared laundry - 1/week. Ns/np. $860/mo includes hydro. Near schools. Immed. 604-522-9756
for your new one bedroom home
COQ CTR. Executive 2 BR, upper floor. 2 full baths, 5 appls. Rad heat. Central a/c. $1300 incls hydro/cbl. Mar 1. 604-941-0712
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
EXP CLEANING ladies avail 7 days/wk. Bonded. Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond 604-928-0025 BBY, BCIT. 1 BR bsmt, gas f/p, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $750/mo incl hydro/cbl. Mar 1st. 604-421-6917
HOME SERVICES Systems Ltd.
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained
BBY, MIDDLEGATE. Bright 1 BR. Ns/Np, No w/d. $650/mo incl hydro/cbl. March 1. 604-522-6773
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Hardwood, Lam. Prof. Install, Refinish, Stain. Non-toxic Finishes. Expert Advice... 604-715-8455 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444
Lawn & Garden
• Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Yard Clean-up • Gardening • Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning
Free Est 604-779-6978 email:
604-420-4800 Established 1963
Electrician Lic#95323, Bonded, Affordable Com/Res. No Job too small. 25 yrs exp. 604 727-2306 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 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
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 ADANAC GUTTERS- Installation of continuous gutters, cleaning & repairs. Call ....604-676-1085 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
A Semi Retired Tradesman Small Renovations & Repairs, Crown Moldings & Finishing. Richard, 604-377-2480
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yard clean-up. Free Est, reasonable rates. 604-710-9670 WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Tree & Hedge Pruning. Hedge removal. 604-893-5745
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HOME SERVICES Home Services
BE COOL! COLD FEET? Talk to Someone You Trust.
CENTRAL AIR INSTALLED FURNACES CONDITIONING Sears also installs ROOFING, WINDOWS, WINDOW COVERINGS & CARPETING
Int. & Ext. Specialist 20 yrs exp. *Reas. rates high quality* Fast, clean and letter of recommendation from customer Licensed, Insured & WCB
A PAINT PRO EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW Principal Jean-Guy Bottin Cell 604. 626.1975
Better Quality, Better Service
"Plumbing "Drain Cleaning AR E TY 8 Y RAN "Furnaces "$#! R WA "Seniors Discounts
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
ADVANCE MOVING LTD MOVING & DELIVERY EXPERTS!! Licensed, Bonded & Insured Single item to full house moves We Guarantee the Cost of Every Move Flat Rates always available A+ (604) 861-8885 BBB www.advancemovingltd.com Rating
AJK MOVING LTD. Moving • Storage • Deliveries Local & Long Distance Movers Residential • Commercial Industrial
Also Special Truck for Clean-Ups Garage • Basement • Backyard
BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates! Starting $30/ hour Licensed & Insured
• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport
EXPERTS OFALLASPECTS OFPAINTING Brush
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
Fully Guaranteed, Worksafe Covered
RUDI 604-939-0697 or 778-838-2666
Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates
Call Now: 780-6510
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
604-724-3832 GOLDEN PAINTING & DECORATING Interior ★ exterior 30 years experience Free estimates
Interior & Exterior Interior Special Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB
BEST PAINTING, Int/Ext, Repaint Specialist, Repair Drywall, Free Estimates. 604-724-9953
D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 ABC Save-On Plumbing & Gas & Reno’s. Best Prices in Town ! Call Randy ★ 604-374-8351
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 Quality Plumbing & Electrical Bsmt Stes, Repair Work, 25 yrs exp. All work guar. 604-518-5413
Renovations & Home Improvement
TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
PTV HOME RENOVATIONS Bath & Kitchen
selected wholesaler cash sale DVK PAINTING LTD. Call Dave Int/Ext. Res/Comm. Quality work. Great rates. WCB. 604-354-2930
Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020
Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338
A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872
MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr 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 Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 • firstname.lastname@example.org •
★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ BBB • Fully insured • WCB Ceiling text. repair. 604-727-0043
SKYLINE DECKING All Types, Guaranteed Workmanship, Reasonable Pricing Call Luke: 604-729-6871 West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar specialists since 1991 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
778-235-1772 Est 1995
Additions. Kitchens Bathrooms. Landscape Const. Design & Build Renovations 604.662.8150
ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
K & T ENT. New Construction, Reno’s, Demo, Decks, Fencing. Reliable. Free Est. 778-881-6961 RAINBOW RENOS, 26 yrs exp. We do it all - basements, kitchens, baths, additions 778-885-0771 SKYLINE DECKING Renovations, Roofing, New Construction WCB/Insured/Licensed Guaranteed workmanship, reasonable pricing Call for FREE Estimate Luke: 604-729-6871
Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Feb. 28 A+
Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now & we pay ½ the HST
Residential & Commercial Tar & Gravel to Torch On Conversion Shell Busey’s Referral Network ★ Govt Certified ★ 20 yrs exp Visa & MasterCard
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
Advantage Building Maintenance: •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •FREE Estimate 604-802-1918
GL Roofing cedar shake, asphalt shingle, flat roofs BBB WCB clean gutters $80. 24/7 604-240-5362
Roof Snow Removal by RCABC Cert’d ROOFERS. 50 years exp. Dunrite Roofing • 604-522-8516
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
LOW COST ® Rubbish Removal
❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition ❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s
Isaac ★ 604-727-5232
* We Remove & Recycle Anything*
Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs
10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com
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
B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .
John 778-288-8009 10% OFF with this ad
Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. Available 24 hours. Call Abe at: 604-999-6020 A.J.K. Moving Ltd. Special truck for clean-ups. Any size job. Lic# 32839 604-875-9072 873-5292
$0 DOWN & WE MAKE YOUR 1st PAYMENT AT AUTO CREDIT FAST Need a vehicle? Good or Bad Credit? Call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309
K & E’S 24 HOUR SNOW PLOWING & SALTING Commercial & Residential Fully Insured email@example.com
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
Find your car at
Scrap Car Removal
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 1998 DODGE Neon $2950, very clean, 1 owner, 110,000 kms, AC, PS, PB, good tires, new trans. 604-802-2344 1998 EAGLE TALON ESI, 170k, 2.0 L, excellent condition, 5 spd, no accidents, silver exterior, grey interior. $3500. 604-763-3223
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Luxury Cars 2005 DODGE Ram 1500 4x4
Quad cab 4.7L V8 92 km new tire dealer serv $14000 604-812-1870
2009 JAGUAR XJ8 Vanden Plas. Only 5,600 KMS. Vapour Grey in Flawless condition. Purchased New Sep 09 for over $97,000 plus $3,898 to extend warranty to 6 years. Estate Sale. $68,000. Call John 604-662-5133 day, 604-926-8773 wkend.eve.
Scrap Car Removal
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning
Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Disposal & Recycling
Trips start at
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
ABC TREE MEN. Dangerous tree removal, pruning, stump grinding. 604-521-7594, 604-817-8899
SAVE THE HST
Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms
Sports & Imports
1983 MERCEDES 500SEL, 5L ohc, int as new, reliable, records/ serviced $1500 604-943-2626 2003 VW Jetta 1.8L turbo, 4 dr, auto, well maintained, exc shape, gray, $7800. 604-980-7872
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
604 628 9044
All Renovations & Additions, Ins. Quality Work
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
2006 HONDA civic 2 dr coupe, 5 spd, air, pwr, exc cond 114 k, serviced. $9900 604-760-3667 2008 RAV4 Toyota limited, one owner, 4cyl, 37,800 kms, black, excellent condition, loaded 604 999 7373 NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
30 yrs exp. firstname.lastname@example.org
JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS
First Choice Roofing We specialize in flat roofs, fully insured. WCB, Miguel 778-231-7973
Renovations & Home Improvement
Home Improvements, Painting, Tile, Carpentry, Plumbing, Elec. Quality, 25yrs exp. 604-512-8915
Floor or Wall Tile
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
Certified GAS FITTER & PLUMBER *Furnaces *Boilers *Hot Water Heating * Hot Water tanks. *Furnace Cleaning with truck mounted machine
A Lady & Gentleman
Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567
Magic Star Painting
Winter Specials 3 ROOMS 4 ROOMS $ 279 $359
Renovations & Home Improvement
Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments
CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD.
To place your ad call
Trade Your Kitchen
✓ RenoRite 604-434-0070 / 781-7695
BATH * KITCHEN * SUITES
RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.
Tried & True Since 1902
• BBB • RCABC • GAF/ELK Master Elite Contractor • Residential Rooﬁng • Liability Coverage and WCB • Designated Project Managers • Homes & Strata • Third Party Inspection Installations & Repairs Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate •• 24 Hr Emergency Service Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount www.crownresidentialrooﬁng.com
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100% BC Owned and Operated
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Seminars & Events South Surrey: Tuesday, ND Feb 15, 7-8 eil Tessler, :30pm. Homeopat hy: Bringing Together Mind and Body with Dr. N at Choices M arklets South Surrey. Cost $5.00 To register call 604-541-3902. Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate Bars
Salt Spring Organic Fair Trade Coffee
100g • product of Italy
400g • product of B.C.
Greek Gods Yogurt
454g • product of Canada
Olympic Original Yogurts
Terra Breads Granola
1 kg • product of B.C.
Uncle Luke’s Organic Syrups
650g • product of Canada
1 L • product of Quebec
So Delicious Frozen Dairy-Free Desserts
From Our Bakery
Bulk Department Bulk Chocolate Covered Almonds prepacked or bins
regular retail price
Pheylonian 100% Beeswax Tea Lights 100% beeswax tea lights with an approximate 4 hour burn time.
Treat yourself to a luxurious spa treatment - in your own home! Various grooming products on sale now!
The vegetarian capsules are enhanced with vitamin K and Boron for strong bones, 500mcg of pure Lutein for healthy eyes, 125mg Ester-C® and 100mg of Citrus Bioflavonoids.
946ml - 1 L • product of USA
O’Dough’s Gluten-Free Pizza Kit
142g • product of USA
E-Fruiti Sour Fruit Berries and Slices
assorted varieties 100g
540g • product of USA
Sisu Supreme Multivitamin
Urban Spa Body Care Products
Pacific Foods Organic Soups and Broths
regular retail prices • Various sizes
Boulder Canyon Potato Chips
300g • product of B.C.
200-225g • product of B.C.
4" Valentine’s Belgian Chocolate Cakes
Brookside Chocolate Covered Fruits and Nuts
Prairie Multigrain Bread
5" Rice Valentine’s Raspberry Cheesecake with almond crust
Certified Fair Trade, Organic, Chilean Grown
each • reg 6.99
Vij’s Frozen Indian Meals
Blueberries from Green Tribe Coop
500ml • product of USA
15 count • product of USA
B.C. Grown, Certified Organic
Mighty Leaf Artisan Teas
Ambrosia Apples from Clapping Chimp
From the Deli
Bunch of 12
Bone In Leg Of Lamb Roasts
Made with organic corn.
Chilliwack River Valley Honey
Canadian Beef Tenderloin Roasts or Steaks
Que Pasa Tortilla Chips
honey or plain
Euro Designed Bouquet Hand Tied Long Stem Roses
Ecover Natural Ultra Powdered Laundry Detergent
2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009
3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099
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Prices Effective February 10 to February 16, 2011.
Choices in the Park
Rice Bakery South Surrey
2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 6855 Station Hill Dr. 604.736.0301 Burnaby 604.522.6441
3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902
Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936
Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna
250.862.4864 Note Area Code
We reserve the right to limit quantities. Not all items may be available at all locations. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Published on Feb 12, 2011