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◗ HUME PARK SCHOOL

Report details options BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

The future of Hume Park Elementary may have an entirely different look after the Friday release of superintendent John Woudzia’s report. The district is currently undergoing a 45-day consultation process because the district is trying to figure out what to do with Hume Park, the small Sapperton area school with only 26 students currently, and possibly only 23 by this September. In Woudzia’s 20-page report, he outlined different scenarios for what programs or classes could be housed at Hume Park. Those options include keeping the status quo, consolidating Hume Park with Richard McBride, or having the home learners’ program, alternate ◗Hume Page 5

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The annual designer shoe sale at the Army & Navy store in New Westminster is renowned for great deals on jazzy heels, but what’s it like behind the scenes for staff on the big days? Reporter Brent Richter and photographer Larry Wright reveal what it takes to prepare for selling 28,000 shoes in 12 days.

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Candidates hit doorsteps in final days BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Candidates vying to represent New Westminster in the House of Commons are hoping to connect with as many voters as possible in the final weekend of campaign — so don’t be surprised if one of them shows up at your doorstep. With Canadians heading to the polls on Monday, May 2, candidates will be making their final push to reach voters this week-

end. Here are the candidates who are vying to get the votes of Royal City residents when they head to the polls on May 2: ◗ Burnaby-New Westminster: Garth Evans (Liberal); Paul Forseth (Conservative); Peter Julian (New Democratic Party); Carrie McLaren (Green); Tyler Pierce (Libertarian); and Joseph Theriault (Marxist-Leninist). ◗ New Westminster-Coquitlam: Diana Dilworth (Conservative); Fin Donnelly (NDP); Rebecca Helps (Green); Ken Beck Lee (Liberal); and Roland Verrier (Marxist-

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Leninist). Dilworth, who has been averaging between 12 and 15 kilometres of door knocking daily throughout the campaign, will continue that trend during the final weekend of campaigning. With the previous election being so close, she’s focusing on meeting as many constituents as possible. “I am feeling very, very confident,” she said. “I am hoping that people want a change. They want some stability. They

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don’t want to have another election anytime soon.” Donnelly is the riding’s incumbent, having beat Dilworth in a November 2009 byelection by about 3,400 votes. In the 2008 federal election, NDP candidate Dawn Black beat Conservative candidate Yonah Martin by less than 1,500 votes. Over in Burnaby-New Westminster, Julian has represented the riding since 2004. Although he’s won three consecutive elections, ◗Election Page 9

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◗IN THE NEWS Garage sales around town ◗P16 Historic river talk ◗P22

BILL RADBOURNE IS CITY’S CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

‘It was quite a surprise’ BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

A New Westminster native whose been known to help out with sports groups, community organizations and residents’ groups in the Royal City has been recognized as Citizen of the Year. Bill Radbourne’s many community contributions were acknowledged when he was named New Westminster’s Citizen of the Year. He accepted the award when the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce held its Citizen of the Year/Bernie Legge Cultural Awards dinner on Wednesday night at the Inn at the Quay. “It was quite a surprise,” he said. “You start listening to the bios of the other people - they are pretty dedicated.” As he scans the names of past recipients on the Citizen of the Year plaque, Radbourne said he’s honoured to be in their company. Born and raised in Sapperton, Radbourne attended Richard McBride Elementary, Vincent Massey Junior High and Lester Pearson High School. Even as a teenager, he was recognized for his community contributions, when he received a service award at school for his volunteer efforts, which included keeping score

for the school’s hockey team and managing the band. After graduating from high school, Radbourne landed a job with the City of New Westminster in the board of works department. Although he initially put in sidewalks in the Massey Heights neighbourhood, he then landed a job working on the garbage trucks. “I figured if got on the trucks, I could get on with the fire department,” he said. “I guess it worked.” Radbourne eventually got a job as a firefighter with the New Westminster Fire Department, where he worked for more than 30 years. He retired as an assistant chief in 2003. During his tenure at the fire department, Radbourne initiated the department’s first Boot Drive and pub crawl for Muscular Dystrophy. He was sure the department could donate more than $100 annually to the cause. “We went from $100 to $4,000 in that first year,” he said. “We won an award.” Although he served the community through his work with the fire department, Radbourne has contributed to the community in numerous ways throughout his life. Those contributions include

refereeing minor lacrosse, coaching minor football, helping start up the Royal City Curling Club, and volunteering for the Seniors Games and New Westminster’s 150th Celebration. He’s also a longtime member of Sapperton Fish and Game Club. “If somebody needs help, you just do it,” he said. Radbourne was honoured when he was invited in 1998 to be a member of the Ancient and Honorable Hyack Anvil Battery. A founding member of the Massey Victory Heights Residents’ Association, Radbourne served as its president for three year and as its vice president for an additional three years and is currently the its immediate past president. Radbourne’s wife of 16 years, Lynn, has been known to recruit him to assist with some of her many community endeavours. (She’s a past recipient of the Bernie Legge Cultural Award.) Radbourne jokes that when people see the couple’s phone number, they know they’re calling to ask them to volunteer on some sort of community endeavour. “People like to volunteer. If you can give them a good job, they like to do it,” he said. “It’s

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Recognized: Bill Radbourne has been named Citizen of the Year.

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Candidates spar over crime and justice BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

New Westminster-Coquitlam Conservative candidate Diana Dilworth is questioning her NDP rival’s stance on crime. As the federal election campaign heads into its final weekend, Dilworth is asking why NDP candidate Fin Donnelly and the NDP have voted against “every crime bill” yet say they’re concerned about crime. She’s calling on Donnelly to explain why he didn’t support crime legislation in the House of Commons. “As the riding breathes a sigh of relief that Allan Schoenborn will not be released into our community, I call on Fin Donnelly to assure the community that the NDP will join me and commit to supporting legislation that will put victims first and prevent this situation from happening again,” she said in a press release. “Through the last five years, the NDP have consistently voted

against every crime bill that the Conservative government put forward.” (Schoenborn, a Merritt resident, killed his three children in 2008 and was charged with three counts of first-degree murder. A judge deemed he was not criminally responsible because of a men- Fin Donnelly, tal disorder and he is NDP currently housed at Colony Farms forensic psychiatric hospital in Port Coquitlam.) Dilworth said the residents of New Westminster-Coquitlam want changes to the Criminal Code to ensure that violent offenders like Schoenborn don’t have the opportunity to rejoin the community. “Fin Donnelly attended a rally last Wednesday at Coquitlam city hall in support of (Schoenborn’s ex-wife) Darcie

Clarke. He stood with other politicians who committed to working together to make any necessary changes,” Dilworth said. “At the Burquitlam Community Association debate, Mr. Donnelly acknowledged that violent offenders, like these that comDiana Dilworth, mit heinous crimes Conservative against children, need to be addressed. Fin Donnelly has never supported crime legislation. Do you think he will do it now?” Donnelly’s campaign office stated that he has introduced two crime bills since being elected in November 2009 and has supported crime legislation that has come before the House of Commons during his time in Ottawa. This includes bills related to sentencing for fraud, limiting pardons

for serious crimes, protecting Canadians by ending sentence discounts for multiple murders act, and amending the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (methamphetamine and ecstasy.) Donnelly supported crime legislation related to review of RCMP civilian complaints and to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act regarding ending early release for criminals, but both of these bills died on the order paper when parliament was dissolved. Dilworth said the Conservative government will introduce an omnibus crime bill within its first 100 days of government and she will be proud to support the bill. (An omnibus bill bundles several items together into one bill.) Donnelly said it’s “disingenuous” for Dilworth to state that he and he NDP have not supported crime bills. While he has supported crime bills, Donnelly said he believes they have to be examined ◗Crime Page 9

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Hume: Report released

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program, early French immersion or Montessori classes at Hume Park. “We want to lay out the advantages and disadvantages of each of these scenarios,” said Woudzia. “This report is a starting point, an entry point for dialogue. “This is not intended to be a definitive final solution,” he told The Record on Friday afternoon. “We hope that people view it as a series of ideas and possible solutions.” Woudzia reiterated that the report he worked on for many days is not focused on the closure of Hume Park Elementary. “Hume Park is a very valuable resource for the school district,” he said. “We’re looking at ways to optimize the value of that asset. My report looks at the various options we have.” All students at Hume Park were given a copy of Woudzia’s report to take home to their parents at the end of school Friday. In addition, Richard McBride students were given a letter to take home telling them that the report would be available online and people who want paper copies can pick them up at McBride next week. Woudzia said the public will have at least two opportunities to make their thoughts known. “We have two community meetings scheduled and this is valuable information for people to make an informed opinion,” said Woudzia. The community meetings Woudzia is referring to are on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Sapperton Pensioners’ Hall and on May 11 at 7 p.m. at Richmond McBride Elementary. According to a letter sent to Hume Park parents dated April 21, the meetings “will focus on potential consolidation” considerations related to the two schools. In addition, the school board will continue gathering information in readiness for a potential final decision at its June 7 regular board meeting at New Westminster city hall. School trustees James Janzen and Casey Cook both said that while the district is in a 45-day consultation period, trustees are in a listening mode and not making any conclusions or comments until all the feedback is returned from various stakeholder groups. www.twitter.com/AlfieLau

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A06 • Saturday, April 30, 2011 • The Record

Ignore our advice – trust your own thinking

This is not an editorial exhorting you Some pundits suggested that having an “eastern” paper throw its editorial to get out and vote. We’ve done that. It is also not an editorial telling support behind a candidate might just get western voters’ backs up and actually you who to vote for. We don’t believe in endorsements – although for many hurt Harper. Who knows? newspapers it’s part of the We do, however, think it’s mighty arrogant of newselection campaign process. papers to try and use their In the 2008 federal election THE RECORD clout (what little they may The Vancouver Sun endorsed have left) to support a candiStephen Harper. We don’t date – left, right or centre. think he won because of that endorseWhy, we question, would newspaper ment – but perhaps it didn’t hurt. This past week the Globe and Mail endorsed editors believe they are blessed with Stephen Harper. special intelligence or insight into who,

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or what policies, are best for Canada? Do readers really need a newspaper to tell them who to vote for? And after a newspaper endorses a candidate and/ or party, what responsibility does that newspaper have in continuing coverage of their “endorsed” candidate? Newspapers and journalists are facing increasing questions about their credibility and bias. It seems to us that a newspaper endorsing a candidate only amplifies those concerns. Yes, newspapers are not clinical, scientific devices. They are staffed by

human beings who, by our very natures, have biases. We try not to have those biases impact our decisions. But it would be false to suggest that no matter how hard we try our decisions aren’t influenced – albeit as little as possible – by our own experiences. We’re not going to tell you who to vote for, but we will say that it is almost always better to trust one’s own thinking than follow someone else’s. At least then you can only blame yourself if you’ve picked the wrong politician.

Take a better look at the ‘misfits’

Re: Mr. John Connolly’s rantings ficult for me to do, getting some in “Misfits make area unattractive” furniture picked up and deliv(Letters to the editor, The Record, ered to other needy facilities or April 9). simply having some cleanup t is it abundantly clear that done on my property, a property Mr. Connolly has had some that is also a well-known, homeunfortunate incidents occur based award-winning business. in and around his neighbourWhen I work in my front hood, including graffiti writing yard, these polite, clean-cut adolescents, scrap metal thieves young men, and sometimes and a whole host of characters. women, pass by with a big good However, to unilaterally put morning, smile sincerely, chat the blame on the resiamiably, compliment dents of the Last Door my efforts and generRecovery Society – the ally give the impresROSE NADON actual business which sion of being an asset Mr. Connolly is blamto our neighbourhood. ing but is too cowardly to name They rehabilitate under a outright – which is located in strict regime of “cold turkey,” the 300 block on Eighth Street no methadone or drugs or cigais unfounded. He provides no rettes; are taught that, although proof of this, either by sight, they “took” from society before, by evidence, by police reports this is their chance to return which cite these individuals, by some of that energy positively; no reportings to police at all for and, by the time they graduate that matter and certainly not one year later under the mentorthrough any communication or ship of seasoned, educated indicollaboration in fact-finding with viduals, themselves long-term local residents. Mr. Connolly graduates, and under the confeeds on conjecture and not on stant support of family members facts. proud of their accomplishments, Further, Mr. Connolly has these young individuals go on never been the benevolent recipi- to lead productive and positive ent of the many charitable acts lives, perhaps indirectly enhanthat the residents of the Last cing the very lives of individuals Door Recovery Society enact such as yourself, Mr. Connolly. daily to residents in and around They produce more courage our neighbourhood. As a longto change their lives for the bettime neighbour myself, I have ter than the courage you have often availed myself of the genshown, Mr. Connolly, in “alluderosity of the helpful residents ing” to them as opposed to outof the Last Door for assistance in right naming them. moving heavy furniture in my Mr. Connolly, the next time it home, getting some landscaping snows in New Westminster, I done that was too physically dif◗Last Door Page 7

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Harper leading Canada astray Dear Editor:

What direction and where is the Harper government leading us? In one of President Eisenhower’s last speeches as president, he warned of the growing power of the military-industrial complex. That was over 50 years ago. Canada has resisted being sucked into this bottomless pit – until the Harper government. What business does Canada have in Iraq, Afghanistan and now Libya? Where next? What has been the cost of this foolishness? We know it has cost billions, but under the super secret Harper government we don’t know the full cost. The Harper government proposes to spend over $20 billion on F-35 stealth fighters plus countless billions on other militaria. Under Harper, we have become a tool of the U.S.A., turning Canada from a peace-loving nation into a war nation. The U.S.A., England, France, Germany and Russia are arms

manufacturing nations, producing, selling and reading, willing and able to foment and jump into any situation. What is Canada doing in this company? Instead of our comparably small country squandering billions on foreign military equipment, we could invest in a disaster army equipped to handle any natural disaster in the world. Then I would be proud of Canada’s international role. I would also add that I understand a new health agreement between the federal government and the provinces will be negotiated in 2014. Do you trust the Harper government to implement a new deal? Bill Barton, New Westminster

Why I’m voting Conservative Dear Editor:

I’m voting Conservative this election because a vote for the Conservatives is a vote for lower taxes, stiffer sentences for repeat and violent offenders,

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Conservatives deserve vote ◗ continued from page 6

an end to taxpayers being forced to foot the bill for political parties, and hopefully, an end to the draconian long gun registry. Even if the Conservatives accomplish none of the aforementioned things, the fact they have already purchased new military helicopters for our ground forces, and are planning to purchase the stealth F35 fighter bombers is in and of itself reason enough for me to vote Conservative in this election. If we send brave young men and women into battle they deserve to be provided with the very best in technology and firepower that we can afford to give them. Everything else pales in comparison. Gary Tupper, New Westminster

You may be voting for Bloc Dear Editor:

Are coalitions good or bad? I say, it all depends on which parties are involved. Would you vote for the NDP or the Liberals if you knew that the only way they could form a government would be to include the Bloc Québécois in a coalition? The election is not likely to result in much change in the standings in Parliament. All four parties will keep roughly the same share of seats as they did before the election. If that turns out to be true, the parties currently in opposition – the NDP, the Liberals and the Bloc – will attempt to govern by forming a coalition. Without the cooperation of the Bloc, the NDP and Liberals cannot command a majority in Parliament. What do you think the Bloc will want in return for helping an NDP-Liberal coalition? The Bloc has demonstrated that it only cares for one province. It doesn’t take

much imagination to predict that the Bloc would hold any Liberal-NDP coalition hostage to their demands. Thus, a vote for the NDP is really a vote for the Bloc Québécois. Gary Mauser, by email

Criticism not ‘mudslinging’ Dear Editor:

Re: Debate, not mudslinging, Letters to the editor, The Record, April 20. In his April 20 tirade against my April 13 letter, Mike Redmond clearly believes I should not express my poor opinion of Stephen Harper because Mr. Redmond believes Mr. Harper has done a good job. OK. But Mr. Redmond then accuses me of criticizing Mr. Harper over specific corporate tax rates – which I did not do. I criticized Mr. Harper for pushing a hazy deal to spend $30 billion or more on new warplanes instead of issues favoured by a majority of Canadians, whom Mr. Harper is supposed to represent. I criticized Mr. Harper for earning Canada the “Fossil Award” for his hampering of world efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. I criticized Mr. Harper for policies that threaten to trash our environment, such as opposing legislation to limit oil tankers along B.C.’s fragile coastline. Apparently lacking any reasoned arguments opposing my criticism, Mr. Redmond resorts to the old political ploy of attacking the messenger, accusing me of “over-the-top mudslinging,” plus a sprinkling of ranting and fulminating. I should think anyone supporting Mr. Harper would assiduously avoid bringing up the subject of mudslinging, which is the basis of the vile attack ads so generously disgorged by the Harper election campaign. Tony Eberts, New Westminster

Last Door: Residents help neighbours ◗ continued from page 6

invite you to come visit Eighth Street in the 200, 300 and 400 block, both sides of the street, and watch all these courageous young men out there with snow shovels clearing the sidewalks and house/apartment walkways of snow tow and three times per day until it stops snowing so residents, often elderly in the three-storey apartment

buildings that surround us, are able to get out and conduct their daily lives without the risk of falling and hurting themselves. Furthermore, Mr. Connelly, you do not mention Block Watch, of which this block is a member. By joining, you become part of the solution as opposed to grousing about the problem; you also become more informed of the monumental task

required of a city to oversee its never-ending struggle to making this a better place. I feel Mayor Wright and his council, notwithstanding nothing is perfect, have done an exemplary job of making this city a great place to live and to work. Rose Nadon runs the Dutch Dog Bed and Breakfast on Eighth Street in New Westminster.

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he’s being challenged by Forseth, a former Conservative member of Parliament for New WestminsterCoquitlam. “It is interesting to see the media start to pay attention to Jack Layton’s far-fetched promises, now that he is getting better poll results in Quebec,” Forseth wrote in an email to The Record. “The NDP platform either doesn’t add up, or they propose to do things that they have no jurisdiction to do.” Forseth said the NDP has no ability to do anything about hiring 1,200 doctors, using Parliament to end the HST in British Columbia or putting a low universal interest cap on credit cards. “Any reasonable person would recoil if they seriously analyzed the many unrealistic and disingenuous promises,” he said. “In contrast, the Conservative promises have been modest, with the main theme to wisely manage the economy to ensure that the revenues are there to sustain and protect health-care and the broad social safety net.” As a former financial advisor and a small business operator, Julian said the government needs to “carefully steward the public purse and put resources into essential services” such

as poverty, student debit and health care, rather than billions into fighter jets and $1 billion for a G8 summit in Ontario. “As a financial administrator, I look at the record of the Harper government – I think the extent to which they have wasted taxpayer money is unprecedented,” Julian said. Forseth will spend his final weekend on the campaign trail door knocking, while Julian will do some door knocking, attend some small events and host a visit to the riding by NDP leader Jack Layton on Saturday. “Jack Layton has certainly captured the public imagination, a good chunk of the public,” Julian said. “The numbers for the NDP continue to climb.” Julian said he’s encountering few undecided voters as Election Day nears. While some had suggested Canadians weren’t thrilled with the prospect of having another federal election, Julian believes there’s a tremendous amount of interest in the election. “People are very hot on the idea of an election. They can actually see the possibility for real change,” he said. “Conservatives keep putting that message out. … Everyone else believes this is a very important moment in Canadian history.”

Helps, the Green party candidate in New Westminster-Coquitlam, will be focusing here efforts on making the “first past the post” voting system work to the Green’s advantage. Although the Green Party of Canada received almost one million votes in the 2008 federal election, she said it has rarely been concentrated in specific ridings to such a degree that its supporters have been able to win that riding by a majority. “Given this disadvantage, my focus in these final days of the election will be on supporting two Green campaigns in federal ridings here in British Columbia to help get out the vote in each,” she said in an email to The Record. “Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and the candidate in Saanich and the Gulf Islands, is currently in the lead. With the support of Green volunteers cross south Vancouver Island, we can get the vote out and get Elizabeth elected. As well, Green Party of Canada deputy leader Adriane Carr, a co-founder in 1983 of the North American Green Party Movement, also stands an excellent chance of winning her riding of Vancouver City Centre, where she is currently in second place and where support for the Liberal incumbent is collapsing. I would like to ask Green supporters in New Westminster to throw their full support behind Adriane’s campaign this weekend.” tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

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on their merits rather than as omnibus bills. Donnelly pointed out that he has personally introduced two crimerelated private members bills in the House of Commons that relate to child safety and child luring. “We are also focusing on prevention, preventing crime,” he said. The Record spoke to Donnelly about the issue following an all-candidates meeting Thursday morning at New Westminster Secondary School. Overhearing the interview, BurnabyNew Westminster NDP candidate Peter Julian voiced his opinion. “They are hysterical on criminal justice issues,” he said

about Conservatives. Julian said Conservatives cut crime prevention funding, even though it’s been shown that each $1 invested in crime prevention saves $6 in policing and other costs. Donnelly said Darcie Clarke’s family contacted his constituency office and he felt it was important to attend last week’s rally in Port Coquitlam. He also presented a copy of a letter on the Schoenborn matter that he had sent to the attorney general. “I listened, I took action,” he said. “I responded to that particular issue in our community.” Donnelly said he attended the rally because he felt strongly about the issue. He said it’s “a bit disin-

genuous” for Dilworth to criticize his presence at the rally when he’s been in contact with her family and when she didn’t attend herself. Dilworth said there were a number of events taking place that day, including a transportation forum and door knocking, and she was confident the Conservative party was well-represented by Conservative MP James Moore and volunteers from her campaign. Asked about her press release, she said it was meant to highlight the “hypocrisy” in Donnelly’s comments about being against crime and his lack of support bills put forward in the House of Commons. tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

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BASIL FITZE DIES AT 50

Church mourns loss of key member in Hospitality Project BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church congregation and the Hospitality Project are mourning the death of a key member of their community. Basil Fitze, a volunteer with the Hospitality Project that operates out of the church, passed away April 25 from complications occurring after undergoing surgery. He was 50. “People are pretty broken up,” said Kimiko Karpoff, interim program coordinator at the Hospitality Project. “He was one of our key volunteers here. He greeted people at the door, helped them find their seat. It’s a huge loss for this congregation. He was a very active member of the congregation and also for the Hospitality Project.” Family members told Karpoff that Fitze

loved volunteering with the Hospitality Project and his face would light up when he talked about his work there. Fitze was a familiar face at the Hospitality Project on days when the food bank is open, as that’s when people gather in the church to visit with friends and access goods and resources while waiting to get into the food bank. A celebration of Fitze’s life is taking place on Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. at Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church at 1111 Sixth Ave. Fitze was featured on the front page of the March 12, 2011 issue of The Record. Having been in a power chair for about a year because of a variety of health issues, he had voiced concerns about the condition of some of the city’s sidewalks and the need for more curb cuts that allow people with mobility challenges to walk or wheel from the sidewalk onto the roadway.

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enjoyable.” Although he retired in 2003, Radbourne hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down. In fact, as the president-elect of the Hyack Festival Association’s board of directors, he can look forward to a busy year to come. Radbourne is a longtime volunteer with the Hyack Festival Association and received its Volunteer of the Year Award in 1999. His time with Hyack has included a wide range of activities, including chaperoning New Westminster ambassadors on out-oftown trips and working on the Hyack Easter Antique Car Parade route. Other people nominated for New Westminster Citizen of the Year were Virginia Bremner, Craig Gardner, Vance McFadyen, Vivian Scoates, Peter Soet and Ron Suffron. Trudy Van Dop received the 2010 Bernie Legge Cultural Award. Other nominees included Angie Au Hemphill, Max Jacquiard, Henry Waack and Mary Wilson.

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businesses in 2010 for various infractions in New Westminster, including two for an incident that resulted in the death of a worker. Harsco Canada Ltd. was fined $12,238.65 and a numbered company registered in Surrey was fined $83,570.62 for a 2006 incident in which a worker was killed at a construction site when a temporary framework for a concrete pour collapsed causing several sheets of plywood that had been stacked on top of it to fall on the worker WorkSafe B.C. levied 15 penalties against Burnaby companies in 2010, according to its annual Enforcement Report. The most severe penalty imposed on a Burnaby company last year was $49,824.62 against Canada Scaffold Supply Co. Ltd. after a worker suffered serious injuries after falling four metres when a platform on the scaffold he was

standing on gave way. Al Johnson, WorkSafe B.C. regional director, said while the injury and death rate for workers is on the decline, it is still unacceptably high and deaths from occupational diseases continue to rise. “We have three workers that are killed in this province every week and when you put it into that perspective, that’s unbelievable. We really need to get the general public to rally around that,” he said. “One fatality is one fatality too many as far as we’re concerned.” To combat this, Johnson said employers, employees and the public need to develop a “culture of safety” in which safety is ingrained into every aspect of work and is given the same priority as profit and productivity “Easier said than done,” Johnson noted. – With files from Janaya Fuller-Evans Follow Brent Richter on twitter, www.twitter.com/brentrichter

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Remarkably modest for a young woman competing in a beauty pageant, New Westminster’s Andrea Glisic is giving it her all to be crowned Miss World Canada. Glisic, a first-time pageant contestant, isn’t doing it for pride or recognition. Instead, she made a New Year’s resolution that 2011 would see her try something new and stumbled upon an ad for the pageant online. “I was just on Facebook, and there was an ad up. It said ‘Miss World Canada,’ so I clicked on it because I wanted to browse through and see who the queen was, and I showed it to my mom, and she said, ‘You should do this. This looks like fun,’” Glisic said. Glisic said what clinched it was the fact the Miss World Canada is partnered with Variety – The Children’s Charity. Glisic is in her third year of studies in youth and child care at Douglas College, and she works in an after-school daycare in New Westminster. “I just love being around kids. I think they’re so much more fun than grown up people,” she said. Last year the pageant and its contestants raised more than $100,000 for Variety. Glisic, 22, said she was also attracted to the pageant by the way contestants are judged: 40 per cent of the mark is based on interviews before the gala, 40 per cent is based on evening gown presentation, 10 per cent based on professionalism and 10 per cent based on how much money contestants can raise for Variety. “It’s not typical in that they’re not just looking at outer beauty. They’re looking at inner beauty as well. They’re doing charity work for a good cause, which makes sense for me because I’m in child and youth care,” Glisic said. If she wins the pageant, scheduled for May 19 at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, Glisic will go on to compete for Canada in the Miss World Pageant in Brazil. As for her own fundraising, Glisic has raised about $700 so far after hosting a club night at Mirage nightclub in Surrey and she plans to hold a car wash and yard sale in the coming weeks. Her goal is $1,500. “The rest,” she said, “is from the

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The Group of Five & Friends are celebrating spring to raise funds for equipment at Royal Columbian Hospital. The group’s Spring Thyme fundraising luncheon and garden sale takes place on Friday, May 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Bavaria Haus restaurant at 233 Sixth St. Tickets are $30 and include a threecourse spring luncheon featuring soup, quiche, fresh strawberry Bavarian cream dessert and coffee. “One hundred per cent of the proceeds are going to buy equipment for the hospital,” said Shirley Piper, a member of the Group of Five. “Our overhead is stamps and insurance.” In addition to the luncheon, the Spring Thyme fundraiser features a garden sale – just in time for Mother’s Day. “We have a lot of absolutely beautiful herb buckets. We have some bedding plants. We have containers with different flowers,” Piper said. “We are going to have a few hanging baskets.” Gift baskets in burlap bags, a crystal ice bucket filled with a pot of fresh flowers, milk glass vases with gerbera daisies, and olive oils infused with thyme, rosemary and more are also for sale. Lanterns for tealights and birdhouses are also among the items for sale. “We are going to make it very easy. There is $5, $10, $15 and $20 tables,” Piper said. During the luncheon, toonie tickets will be sold and draws will be held every half hour. “We have got some very nice draw gifts,” said Piper, offering an example. “A big centerpiece that has been donated. It looks like a little red wagon. It is going to be filled with the most amazing things.” Since 2004, the Group of Five & Friends has held a variety of fundraisers to buy equipment for Royal Columbian Hospital. “We would like to say thank you to all the citizens in New Westminster who have supported us from the very beginning,” said Gerda Suess, one of the group’s founders. The women involved in the group – Piper, Suess, Mary Lou Chesman, Alana McIntyre, Marion Osterman and Helen Bodner – consult with hospital staff to determine what needs to be purchased and then hold a variety of fundraisers to buy the needed items. Proceeds from the Spring Thyme fundraising luncheon and garden sale will allow the group to buy hospital tools such as saws, drills and hammers for use in operating rooms at Royal Columbian Hospital. The hammers range in price from $300 to $9,000. The Group of Five’s most recent purchase for Royal Columbian Hospital was bone foam, which is used to position patients when they’re undergoing surgery. “You cannot believe how much easier this piece of foam has made things in the operating room,” Piper said. “These piece of foam, it is patient comfort, but it is also accessibility for the surgeons. The Group of Five & Friends is planning two other fundraisers for 2011 – a garage sale in June and a Christmas homes tour in December. “We can issue tax receipts,” Suess said. “We are a society recognized by the federal government.”

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A16 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

Treasure hunting at annual Royal City sales AROUND TOWN

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he Royal City will have the chance to find some new treasures at two neighbourhood yard sales taking place next weekend. The 16th annual Queen’s Park garage sale will take place on Saturday, May 7 and will raise funds in support of Canuck Place. Frank Wright of RE/MAX Advantage launched the neighbourhood yard sale, but his RE/MAX Realtor Dave Vallee has agreed to take it on this year. “Residents and families of New Westminster and surrounding communities come out garage “sale-ing” while walking through the beautiful heritage home neighbourhood and sunshine (it has never rained in the previous years of the sale), checking out bargains, enjoying lemonade and popcorn stands, entertainment and much more – all in support of organizations,” said an email from Deb Wardle at Team Dave Vallee. The Massey Victory Heights Residents’ Association is also holding its annual garage sale on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details about the garage sale, sponsored by Derrick Thornhill of Park Georgia Realty, are found on the association’s website at www.masseyvictory heights.com.

Go-go sunflowers

The Royal City Gogos will be raising funds for Canuck Place, Monarch

House and the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmother to Grandmother Campaign through sunflower sales at the Queen’s Park garage sale. The Gogos will be selling sunflower seedlings for $2.50 each, as well as perennials, their signature handicrafts and books. The Gogos will also be selling dwarf sunflower plants in bloom for $6 and pots of blooming gerbera daisies for $4. You’ll find the Royal City Gogos at 307 Queens Ave. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., where they will be raising funds for their Turn to the Sun: Growing Hope for Africa fundraiser. For advance sales of sunflowers, email tmbellamy@ shaw.ca.

Hanging baskets

The Kiwanis Club of New Westminster is doing its best to help the community and help residents beautify their homes. The club is holding its annual sale of hanging baskets at Royal Columbian Hospital on Wednesday, May 4, Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6. “This is such a beautiful sight to see and smell,” said Kiwanis member Marj Ashdown. “Four-hundred beautiful baskets each day, in the emergency entrance.” The baskets are $20 each. Proceeds go to the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation and the Kiwanis Moody Park Pool fund.

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stepped down as the NDP leader, Black was chosen to serve as the party’s interim leader. Adrian Dix was elected NDP leader last weekend and named his shadow cabinet on Tuesday. According to a press release, Black will serve as assistant deputy speaker (designate) in the NDP Official Opposition’s shadow cabinet. Her new role means she will be filing in on some of the Speaker’s duties, including sitting in for the speaker when he and

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passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 92. “Edna was known as the Queen of Queensborough for her remarkable contributions during the 90-plus years she lived in her New Westminster neighbourhood. As a volunteer, her service began with helping new Canadians to integrate into their new home. She played violin with the New Westminster Symphony, served as a choir leader, built a collection of more than 500 historical slides depicting

Queensborough life and authored seven books. She was also instrumental in establishing the local community centre and the historical mural millennium project,” said a citation read at the April 20 ceremony. “She was named New Westminster’s poet laureate emeritus and Citizen of the Year. Edna has left an inspirational legacy to her community.” The B.C. Community Achievement Awards are presented by the B.C. Achievement Foundation, established in 2003.

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MOTHER’S DAY

Moms are tops as role models

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The phone survey was conducted by StrategyOne on behalf of Dove, and gathered opinions from 1,200 girls in six countries.

new survey has found that mothers are the top female role models in the lives of six in 10 Canadian girls. Furthermore, most of these young people, aged 10 to 17, were unlikely to identify other types of women they hoped to emulate, be they pop stars or others, suggesting that the weight on a mom’s shoulders is that of her daughter’s entire world. “It’s useful reinforcement for women to know they have this kind of power and influence,” said Shari Graydon, a Canadian media watchdog. “I suspect most mothers — who in their day to day parenting are throwing up their hands at the kind of influence the media has — probably don’t appreciate how much their daughters look up to them.”

After mothers, the most-cited role model by the Canadian contingent was “my friend,” at 13 per cent, followed closely by “my sister,” at 12 per cent. Seven per cent named someone else within their extended family as a female role model, with four per cent identifying their grandmother. A spokeswoman for Dove said the rate at which public figures were cited by Canadian girls was negligible. “It may simply be that these girls are smart enough not to say, ‘I want to be the next Britney Spears,’” suggested Graydon. “But the global concern

Pop stars and public figures scarcely get a mention from six of 10 Canadian girls

is that strong female role models — whether athletes, musicians, business leaders or politicians — still have, regrettably, much lower profiles than their male counterparts.” To illustrate, Graydon pointed to an older study in which young boys had no trouble rattling off role models of every stripe, but girls of the same age had to be pressed. Nadine Silverthorne has a young daughter, and was heartened although surprised by the new survey findings. “I did wonder if the girls were saying that just to be polite,” said Silverthorne. “But obviously a mother’s influence is huge.”

Silverthorne, editor of SweetMama at Sweetspot.ca, suggested that youth are unconsciously shaped by celebrities, but consciously guided by their mothers.

els,” Silverthorne said. “What this study made me think is, ‘Wow, I’m having a huge impact on who my daughter will eventually be, and I need to be really careful of that.’”

In fact, a previous survey found moms were three times more influential than media in terms of shaping the way girls feel about themselves and about what it means to be beautiful.

The findings showed that musicians and actresses carry significantly more influence with girls in other countries. But mothers were still universally named as the top female role model: 54 per cent worldwide versus 59 per cent in Canada. – Misty Harris

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MOTHER’S DAY

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A20 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

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A22 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

Discovery Centre hosts journey to the past Come to the Fraser River Discovery Centre on Thursday, May 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and enjoy a lively talk by local historian and expert storyteller Archie Miller of A Sense of History Research Services. It has been said many times that Miller brings the past to life and life to the past. In this brand new program, Miller will combine his talents as a historian, storyteller and photographer to tell more of the history and the heritage of the Fraser River. Archival images, accompanied by Miller’s own rarely seen photographs and entertaining comments and anecdotes, will take the audience back to an earlier age on the river and link the present to years gone by. Over the years, Miller has become known for his unique historical flavour and has always been closely connected to the history of the Fraser and its stories.

His walking and cemetery tours are always well attended, and his talks, lectures and slide programs attract large audiences. Miller also writes for the Our Past historical column that runs in the Royal City Record. Admission is by donation, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and light refreshments being served. Seating is limited, and, due to Miller’s popularity, pre-registration is recommended. Call the Discovery Centre at 604-521-8401 to reserve your seat. The Fraser River Discovery Centre is an interpretive centre connecting communities in discovery and celebration of the living, working Fraser River. Located at 788 Quayside Dr., the Discovery Centre is open Wednesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation for the exhibit galleries.

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Bridge to the past: The Fraser River was completely covered in ice in this photo from 1929. Local historian Archie Miller will be discussing photos of life on the river in years gone by at a talk on May 12 at the Fraser River Discovery Centre.

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The Record • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • A23

The gift of life is one worth sharing HEALTHWISE

I

DR. DAVIDICUS WONG

teach my kids to dream and work for the future but remind them that their journeys through life will not always go as planned. They will meet roadblocks in the form of unexpected challenges and detours that, at first, may bring disappointment. Soon after graduation, I chose to practise in my own hometown because I expected to look after my parents into old age.

In life, we won’t get everything we expect and ask for. Often, we get what we don’t deserve – both good and bad. Spring is a bittersweet time for my family since my mom died unexpectedly just after Easter in 2003. Before that, I expected both of them to see my children grow up. My mom would have loved to see my daughter dance, my younger son play bass and my oldest son football. She would have taught them much about patience, love and generosity. Life is a gift, but it’s like a gift from a best friend or a wise parent who knows you better than you know yourself and knows what you need.

It is like a carefully wrapped present. You have to open it with curious expectations and a sense of adventure. It won’t be what it appears to be. It won’t be what you expect. You may find tickets in a jewelry box or a bracelet in a shoebox. For sure, you’ll be surprised. When you finally open it and it’s not what you think, at first you might be disappointed, but ultimately it will be of great value, just what you need to grow and to discover greater happiness, and something to be treasured. Too often we don’t recognize or appreciate the gifts in our lives. It’s as if you received a gift card to the spa, tickets to a great

show or a certificate for music lessons and leave it in a box on the shelf, forgotten and unused: potential experiences, lessons and opportunities for happiness never realized and forever lost. I believe the gifts we are given are only given to us in trust. We can’t hold onto them forever, because none of us will live forever. Enjoy the gift of your life. See the relationships of the past as gifts. What were you lucky to have and to enjoy? What blessings can you count? What do you have today that you didn’t really ask for but you can enjoy at this moment? Each morning, you may have expectations

about what the day will bring, but be open to the surprises: the unexpected challenges and detours. Expect your journey through each day not to be a straight line. Look at the new opportunities for adventure, learning and happiness that open up at each turn. When you receive those gifts, take them out of the box and share. The best way to show your appreciation for life’s special gifts is to use them right away, and the most gracious thing to do in life is to give forward. On Saturday, May 7 at Metropolis in Metrotown, One Match is giving us all a chance to give the gift of life in honour of our moth-

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A24 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

New Westminster church will bless your animals

BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church strives to be a welcoming place for people, but it hasn’t forgotten about the animals. The church is once again hosting a pet blessing, which is likely to feature critters in feathers, scale and fur. Ministry staff will be holding a pet blessing service on the lawn of the church on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. “We talk about God’s unconditional love for us, and one of the best examples of that

unconditional love is pets – especially dogs, but my cat’s pretty good at it,” said Rev. Shannon Tennant in a press release. “And I’ve known some pretty attentive birds, as well.” Budgies, snakes, dogs, cats, hamsters and fish, as well as other non-human companions, are welcome to come with their human companions – although it’s important the animals be properly contained. If someone has a pet that cannot attend because they are uncomfortable around strangers are or are too young or not well,

their human companion is welcome to bring a photo. Tennant, the minister at Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church, launched the pet blessing last year. She once attended a pet blessing in Ontario whose attendees included llamas, horses, bugs and dogs and cats. A press release regarding the pet blessing notes that pets provide companionship, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. They promote social interactions, encourage playfulness, exercise and laughter, and have been shown to lower blood pressure

and cholesterol levels. “He’s calming, even after he’s stolen the dishcloth to get someone to chase him around the house,” said Mary Nichol, the church’s children, youth and families minister about her dog, Samson. “When he sits beside me, I just relax. And he’s always glad to welcome me home, no matter what.” The pet blessing is the church’s way to say “thank you” for all that pets offer people. The blessing will include some readings, some prayers and a blessing and thank you to each pet that attends.

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The Record • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • A25

◗ Calendar of Events ◗TO APRIL 30

Art in the Library, featuring the works of Karen Fitzgibbon, Harvey Tuura, Bianca James and Drake Tuura. Open during library hours, call 604527-4667 for more info. Library located at 716 Sixth Ave.

◗SATURDAY, APRIL 30 Plants Alive!, presented by the Fraser River Discovery Centre. First 50 visitors from 2 to 4 p.m. receive a native plant seedling for their garden. 788 Quayside Dr. Info: www.fraserriverdiscovery.org. Book Club Café, New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave., 11 a.m. Share a book you’ve been reading and discuss with the group. Info: 604-527-4667.

◗TUESDAY, MAY 3 Royal Columbian Hospital auxiliary annual general meeting, Sherbrooke lounge, all are welcome. Info: Barbara at 604-526-9041.

◗WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 Parents’ Night Out, free event at Glenbrook Middle School, 7 to 9 p.m. Topic is drug and alcohol info. Contact the parks, recreation and culture department at 604-527-4567 to register. Info: 604-517-6045. Travel Shows at the Library, New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave., 2:30 p.m. Photographer Barbara Adamski shows off her photos from Scotland. Event sponsored by the University Women’s Club.

◗THURSDAY, MAY 5 Family Place at F.W. Howay Elementary, dropin from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. while school is in session. 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: 604520-3666.

◗FRIDAY, MAY 6 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 604-580-8889 or info line at 604-515-5585.

◗SATURDAY, MAY 7 16th Annual Queen’s Park Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This fun community event supports Canuck Place. Come to the Queen’s Park area and find some great goods at great prices. Info: Call Team Dave Vallee at 604-526-2888 or email info@teamdavevallee.com.

◗MONDAY, MAY 9 Tillicum Toastmasters meeting, 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: http://tillicum.freetoasthost.ws or call 778-822-9212.

◗WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 Travel Shows at the Library, New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave., 7:30 p.m. Photographer Barbara Adamski shows off her photos from Scotland. Event sponsored by the University Women’s Club.

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in from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. while school is in session. 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: 604520-3666. Fraser River: Images and Stories of Yesterday presentation, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fraser River Discovery Centre at 788 Quayside Dr. Local talk is by historian Archie Miller.

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Showing what sport is all about Putting game first is behind junior B team initiative BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

A made-in-Burnaby rooting section could show up at your next minor lacrosse game. For the past few weeks, the players, support staff and coach of the junior B Burnaby Lakers lacrosse team have been dropping in and making a lot of noise at selected youth home games. Armed with a multiheaded air horn and a pride in the Burnaby green, the junior B Lakers blast off encouragement to the home team in a collective show of support and community. “It’s huge for the guys. It makes us a solid team, and it inspires others,” said Burnaby Jr. B head coach Kerry Neratini. “I want to instill in these guys that they are role models. The (new wood) floor is a huge sense of pride for the association. It means a lot to me, and it means a lot to them to do these things.” At each game, the Burnaby juniors applaud the good play and, at the end of the match, name a player who has worked hard to receive an autographed game ball in the dressing room afterwards. The player is then invited to join the junior team at a later league game. “I had a lot of fun,” said 10-year-old Jayson Beauregard, who was given the honour following a novice A1 match on April 16. “I kept telling my mom, ‘I’m busy Saturday

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Giving back: Novice A 2 forward Thomas Vela receives an autographed game ball from Burnaby Jr. B team leader James Irwin after the minor game. night.’” When he got to the arena with his father, Jayson was met by team captain James Irwin and introduced to all the players.

Later, he took the warmup on the new wood floor at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre and acted as the team’s assistant coach on the bench.

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Strong supporters: Burnaby Jr. B Lakers James Irwin, left, and team goalie Robert Gilliam shout encouragement during recent minor league game.

He told them to go out and have fun, and even gave them pointers on the bench, which drew smiles and high-fives from the junior B players. “At the end of the game, (Irwin) said, ‘Hey boys, Jayson is leaving,’ and they all came and crowded around me. The next day at school in my journal, my teacher said we could write about anything we wanted – it was so long.” At first, the idea of grown young men going out and watching little guys play, seemed odd, said 20year-old Burnaby forward Brandon MacNeil. “I was surprised. But I think it’s a great idea. It builds community and more so, it helps build the game,” MacNeil said. “A couple of parents came up to us and said it was nice we came out and blew the horn and supported the kids. People are taking notice, so that is nice.

Hopefully it will continue.” And if the commitment of the Burnaby juniors is any indication, it will. Irwin, Robert Gilliam and assistant captain Curtis Koznecov are part of a core group, along with coach Neratini, that have wholeheartedly endorsed the positive initiative. Two seasons ago, Neratini, then an assistant coach with the Jr. B boys, got the team out to a couple of minor games to help boost attendance at their own home matches. This year, the brainstorming expanded on the concept of what might make this season even better. With the changing demographics in the city and player numbers on the decline, keeping up the great tradition of junior lacrosse in Burnaby was a concern. The boys decided to make it a team thing, hatching the idea of selecting a player of the game and afterwards inviting the youngster to become a part in their game. “It’s fun. At first, we thought there wouldn’t be anything in it for us,” said Irwin. “We went to the dressing room and signed a game ball, and had (the player) come onto the floor with us. He was ecstatic. I remember the look on his face when we gave him the ball. He appreciated it as much as we did.” In fact that was all Jayson was talking about, said Neratini. “When he left, he was smiling from ear to ear, and he felt eight feet high. The parents were very thankful.” “It was so amazing for him. He wants to get it again,” said Jayson’s father Brian. “I thought it was great.” And that was the unexpected benefit, said goalie Robert Gilliam. “Honestly, lacrosse isn’t about being No. 1. It’s about being with your teammates and having fun,” said Gilliam. “(Jayson) was so happy. … He’s still ecstatic, he wants to come out all the time. We’re trying to grow a community of lacrosse players in Burnaby.” Koznecov says the idea has proven to be a win-win for everyone involved. “I thought it’s really established a sense of pride ◗Juniors Page 28

’Bellies drop best game BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

Spectators of the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League may have to wait until midMay before getting another chance to see a better game played. What few fans who pried themselves away from Game 7 of the Vancouver/Chicago NHL hockey playoff witnessed the defending Minto Cup champion Coquitlam Adanacs beat the New Westminster Salmonbellies 9-4 at Queen’s Park Arena on Tuesday. Despite missing a heaping handful of starting players from their lineups, both teams showed a high level of passing skills against two solid-looking defensive systems. The result was a surprisingly exciting contest seldom seen in the month of April. But it was Coquitlam that dictated the tempo throughout the league’s season opener. The Adanacs took a 2-0 lead midway through the first period, capitalizing on a pair of power play goals from Eric Ransom and the Record’s player of the game, Travis Cornwall. Brandon Goodwin got one goal back for the home team later in the period, but Coquitlam’s newest acquisition, Steve Fryer from Brampton, made sure the ‘Bellies got no closer, stopping 45 New Westminster shots en route to his first win in the West Coast league. At the other end of the floor, Salmonbellie keeper Frankie Scigliano made 31 saves but gave up three goals on the A’s power play. New Westminster trailed 6-3 after two periods. Righthander Leif Mydske tallied the home team’s only goal of the third period, splitting a pair of Adanac defenders down low and scoring a shorthanded marker that pared the deficit to 6-4. “Even though it’s our first league game, our young guys played well. But we have to put the ball in the net. Our offence just ◗Bellies Page 28


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Footwork: St. Thomas More Knights Carly Cody, in red, eludes a St. Patrick’s defender in a 1-0 victory in Lower Mainland independent girls’ high school soccer at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-West on Tuesday. Eleni Tolusso scored the gamewinning goal for the Knights.

Juniors: It’s a win-win idea, players say ◗ continued from page 27

in being a Burnaby Laker,” he said, adding the more people who come out to a game, the better the team plays. “It’s a simple formula,” Koznecov added. “The more they like doing what they’re doing, the more they will stick with it.” Jayson could not agree more. When he told his Grade 4 school chums at Holy

Cross Elementary, one friend answered, ‘Oh, I wish I could play. I might want to play next year,” Jayson said. And that’s precisely what the Burnaby juniors hoped would happen. “If we get more kids to stay in the sport, I think we are winning,” Gilliam said. “We try our best. It’s not all about winning, it’s keeping the sport alive.” Irwin agreed. “I haven’t done much

volunteering and things like that. This is sort of my chance to do something without getting paid for it. I got a sort of satisfaction, getting a young kid out to our game – something I never had,” Irwin added. As for Jayson, well, it certainly appears that this will not be something that the excited youngster will soon forget. “Oh yeah, yeah, a lot,” he said. “I want to play forever.”

Bellies: Next home game Tuesday at 8 p.m. ◗ continued from page 27

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This article is by Chris Newell, Career Coach and Facilitator with Transitions Career & Business Consultants. Many people may be familiar with a trend that Chris Newell organizations have now adopted whereby they design, publicize and adhere to a company mission statement. These mission statements are created as a guide to promote the company’s purpose and values for its employees, customers and suppliers. When a company defines its values and principles publicly and commits to actions that support these values, they demonstrate integrity. Mission statements can also serve individuals as well as organizations. When putting together your mission statement, you are given an opportunity to reach deeper into what is really important to you in life. Most people long for a sense of meaning and purpose at some point in their lives. The process of writing and analyzing your own mission statement gives direction and clarification to your choices by defining your beliefs, your values and what you want to make of your life. You can then use these principles consistently as a guide to unify and direct all that you do so that there is meaning and purpose in your choices and your life. In order to write a mission statement, you need to ask yourself some challenging questions such as: “What is my purpose in life?” “What is truly important to me?” “What gives life meaning to me?” “What do I have to offer others?” A mission statement is a work in progress. It takes deep introspection and often many rewrites to produce it in final form, but when you do, it is something you can use to make powerful and effective decisions in your life and work. It challenges you to make sure you are living and working with purpose and integrity. This will ultimately strengthen your self-esteem, courage and determination. The Transitions Program, a free 3 week career exploration program is available to all unemployed people in the Lower Mainland. For information call 604-434-1177 or 604-681-2774.

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Programs start Monthly

Funded in whole or part through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement

E-mail your resume and current driver’s abstract to: HR@denwill.net

Telephone InTervIewers schedulIng & cusTomer servIce coordInaTor National company with office located near Renfrew Skytrain Station has opening for two positions: bilingual individuals to conduct telephone interviews and customer service/scheduling (not telemarketing). The following skills are required: Telephone Interviewers: • Fully Bilingual (English/French) spoken/written • Knowledgeable in medical terminology (including medication) • Excellent spelling and writing skills • Keyboarding 61-80 wpm • Good interpersonal skills • Call centre experience an asset • Working Tuesday–Friday (10 am–6 pm) Saturday (9 am–3 pm) Scheduling & Customer Service Coordinator: • Fully Bilingual (English/French) spoken/written • Multi-tasking • Good interpersonal skills • Customer service experience required • Call centre experience an asset • Working Monday–Friday (1–9 pm)

Remuneration will commensurate with experience. Please email Resume to: bc_jobs@keyfacts.com

Hire Locally

Use your Community Newspaper to find the qualified candidate you’re 604-444-3000 looking for.

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EMPLOYMENT GARAGE SALES LEGALS

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Career Services/ Job Search

HOMEWORKERS NEEDED!!! Full /Part time positions available - Will train. On-Line Data Entry, Typing Work, E-mail Reading, PC/Clerical Work, Homemailers, Assembling Products. HURRY, SPOTS GO FAST!

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681-2774 Pender & Granville

434-1177 Boundary & Kingsway

Funded in whole or part through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement

NEED HELP FINDING EMPLOYMENT?

The JOB FOCUS PROGRAM can help you!

We provide: • Ongoing personal support & coaching from an employment counsellor. • Successful job search strategies & interview techniques. Our services are free: To register please call

604-876-4429

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Legal

Burnaby

Funded by Gov’t of Canada

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Drivers

Coquitlam Law Firm seeks intermediate/Senior Conveyancer, P/T or F/T. Please send resume to: William Cadman. E-mail: wcadman@cadmanlaw.com or Fax: 604-945-0187

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Teachers/ Instructors

JUNIOR CITIZENS CARE CENTRE

Coquitlam / Port Moody Hiring F/T & P/T • 15.35/Hour ❏ECE & Infant Toddler Educ. ❏French, Mandarin & Music Email resume: juniorcitizens@shaw.ca Or phone: 604-779-5437

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Trades/Technical

WANTED: AUTOMOTIVE JOURNEYMAN, SHOP FOREMAN. Wilson’s Timberline Buick GMC Dawson Creek, BC. GM training required. Competitive remuneration and benefits package. Send resume to: rod@wilsonstimberline.com Fax: 250-782-6459 www.wilsonstimberline.com

Find your dream job online.

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General Employment

CASUAL COOK & DIETARY AIDE with experience and certificate required for long term care facility. Fax resume to: 604-988-0814. Become a Registered Personal Trainer. See our ad under Education. Hilltop 604-930-8377

Attention Students

SUMMER WORK Flex. sched, $17 base-appt., Customer sales/service, no exp necessary, conditions apply Will Train

604-678-1065

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SCANDINAVIAN COMMUNITY CENTRE

6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby Saturday Sale April 30 ★ 11am to 2pm Free Admission − Waffles − Concession & More! No early birds please

To list your employment posting on working.com call 604-444-3000

GARAGE SALE Empty your Garage Fill Your Wallet MAKE IT MAKE IT AA SUCCESS! SUCCESS! Call 604-795-4417 CALL 604-444-3000 Let everyone when! everyone know when!

FEATURED HOMES 2010

Appliances

Fridge $175, Stove $150. Washer $150. Dryer $125. Good working cond. Delivery. ★ 604-951-4002

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Plants & Trees

CEDAR HEDGING $1.00/foot& up. Dug in ready, installation & delivery avail 604-795-1999. Now is the best time for planting!

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Legal/Public Notices

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

APT. & FULL SIZE Fridge, Stove, Washer, Dryer, Stacker

100 & up

$

Delivery/Warranty avail.

604.306.5134 2035

Burial Plots

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.

FRASER CEMETERY, New West. 3 Vista plots, Pair sxs & 1 sep. Price negot. 604-761-1949

AuctionCalendar

GIANT AUCTION WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH @ 3 PM

Antiques, Estates, Collectibles & Jewellery

Legal/Public Notices

Re: The Estate of Stephen Mark Charlton

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

An application has been received by the Liquor Control and Licensinig Branch,Victoria, B.C., from Dasarang Chicken & Pizza Restaurant Ltd., operating Dasarang Chicken Restaurant at 201 - 4501 North Road, Burnaby, B.C., to change the hours of sale on Monday through Sunday nights from the currently approved hours between 11:00am and 12:00am Monday through Sunday to 11:00am and 2:00am Monday through Sunday. Residents and owners of businesses located within a .8 kilometre (½ mile) radius of the proposed site may comment on this proposal by writing to:

THE GENERAL MANAGER LIQUOR CONTROL AND LICENSING BRANCH P.O. Box 9292 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, British Columbia V8W 9J8

PETITIONS AND FORM LETTERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

To ensure the consideration of your views, your letter must be received on or before May 30, 2011. Your name(s) and address must be included. Please note that your comments may be made available to the applicant or local government officials where disclosure is necessary to administer the licensing process.

PETS & LIVESTOCK

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Cats

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Dogs

BERNESE MTN. Dog pups, 2 males available, 1st shots, vet checked, $1000, 604-823-0097 PB RAGDOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, heath guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-771-4452

Mediterranean Grill Port Moody

Now Hiring: ❏ Sous Chef and Line Cook. ❏ Bar / Hostess ❏ Fine Server Please fax resume to Attention Sue: 604-461-3002

Dogs

LAB PUPS yellow & black, male/ female, vet checked. $550. Phone 604-701-1587

BOSTON TERRIER Pups, CKC reg, vet chk’d, reputable breeder & exc pedigree. 1-604-794-3786 MIN PIN, F, red, 8 wk, dewclawed & tails, vet ✔, incls pup pack, friendly. $650. 604-719-4404

BRUSSELS GRIFFON pups, non shedding, monkey faced, small home raised, can view parents $900. 604-463-5316

FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS

Hotel Restaurant

3508

CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca

Now Hiring

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Legal/Public Notices

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

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

RAGDOLL KITTENS, males, 1st shot, worming, raised underfoot, post trained. $450. 604-581-2772

• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytraffic.ca

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RE: LIQUOR CONTROL AND LICENSING ACT HOURS OF SALE FOR FOOD PRIMARY LICENCE

Viewing Times: Tuesday, May 3rd, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 4th, 9:00 am ’Til Auction Time

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

5505

NOTICE OF INTENT

All Like New!

DOUBLE NICHE on the highest ground of Forest Lawn Cemetry, Royal Oak. Garden Mausoleum eye level, south end, south east corner, Cost $5500, Asking $3000 obo. Call 604-467-7547

COURIER DRIVERS

We have immediate openings for experienced owner operators with cars, full size panel vans and cube vans no older than 2008. Apply in person to Atlas Courier Ltd. 32 West 5th Ave., Vancouver

FLEA MARKET

Fundraising Sale

PT/FT CONVEYANCER

Vancouver

604-438-5030

Burnaby

The Record • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • A31

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

• Victorian & Edwardian Furnishings • Royal Doulton, Dresden & Hummel Figurines • Moorcroft Pottery • Several Dinner Sets • China, Crystal & Brassware • Large Selection Sterling Silver Pieces & Flatware Sets • Oil Paintings & Watercolours • Engravings • Limited Edition Prints • Oriental China • Imari Bowls • Persian Carpets • Gold & Sterling Silver Jewellery • Vintage Clocks & Cameras • Juke Box • Vintage Coin Operated Car • Estate Pieces & Much, Much More . . .

NOTE: HOUSEHOLD AUCTIONS HELD EVERY WEDNESDAY @ 6 PM FOR MORE DETAILS AND PHOTOS VISIT: www.lovesauctions.com

LOVE’S AUCTIONEERS & APPRAISERS LTD. 2720 No. 5 Road, Richmond, B.C.

604-244-9350

SHELTIE PUPS, Reg’d, shots, tatoo, dewormed, 4 fem, sable, fam raised. $695. 604-526-9943

604-724-7652

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Dogs

PROVEN CHOCOLATE Lab for Stud. He is our family dog. Dad was a service dog, mom a hunter. Big bodied, block head. $500 604-309-6506

CKC CHOC lab puppies, vet checked micro chipped. Ready to go $650. Phone 604-997-5504

SHEPHERD/BORDER COLLIE cross. 7 weeks old. Had first shots. Cute and playful. Ready to go, $225.- 604-796-9885

Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957 ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $399+. 604-590-3727, 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com BLACK LAB, P/B, 3 male pups, 8 weeks, vet chk, shots, dewormed, $550, fam. raised, 604-794-0164

SHIH TZU BIJON pups, 1st shots, dewormed, ready, family raised, non shed, $575 firm. 588-5195 Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com

YORKIE X CHIHAUHAU, 8 wks old, paper trained, 1st shots, vet checked, $600. 604-931-1164


A32 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

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Metaphysical

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Childcare Available

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Lic. Daycare has space avail in Sept. Vic Canada Way & Imperial. Come join the fun. 604-525-6497

Mind,Body&Soul

Neck, Shoulder & Back Pain? Natural Healthcare Treatment in your home. Call 778-384-7509

Do you need to advertise your Daycare or Preschool ? 'Kids on the Go' Feature runs once a month... in The Burnaby Now & The New West Record

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Travel Destinations

OSOYOOS WATERFRONT house avail June, July, Aug & Sept. 3 br, 2 full bath, large living & dinning rm, linens, fully equip’d kitchen, huge deck, fp, canoes, priv. dock. $1,500/wk (1 family). 604-922-6101 or 604-788-6944.

To place an ad or for more info please Call Virginia 604.444.3051

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Preschools/ Kindergarten

Montessori School

5005

1630 Edinburgh St., New West.

• Ages 2½ - 6 Years Old • Preschool & Kindergarten • Full Montessori Curriculum

604.516.7777

INCOME TAX returns: Delinquent or current. Small business or single. Starting at: $35 per return. 20 yrs experience. 604-420-1108

GRAHAM

Montessori School

Preschool, Daycare & Kindergarten Full Montessori Curriculum French, Music, Art, Computers, Science, Phonics

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Summer Program & Sept

Call 604 522-6116

Computer/ Internet

Microsoft Small Business Specialist Your ONE - STOP IT solutions center. Free consultation. Reliance Systems 604-800-0218 www.rsacomputing.com

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5035

Registered Massage Services

TRAINED MASSEUSE $55/hr, Call Kathy 778-885-5254 www.massagebykathy.info

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Accounting/ Bookkeeping

Financial Services

Cut Your Debt by up to 70% DEBT Forgiveness Program Avoid Bankruptcy, Stops Creditor Calls. Much lower Payments at 0% Interest. We work for You, not Your Creditors.

Metaphysical

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Gadry Consultation

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Business Opps/ Franchises

#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 info@coverallbc.com

Money to Loan

Could you use $30k or even $300k? If you own a home, we can help. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. Independent lenders since 1969.

Business Opps/ Franchises

EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS, the leader in fresh fruit with bouquets hand sculpted to look like flowers, all natural smoothies and drinks, fruit salads and chocolate dipped fruit; has immediate franchise opportunities in B.C. Join the company named one of the top 10 franchises for your money in 2011. Become an Edible Arrangements franchisee today. Ph: (888) 727-4258 eafranchise.com

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Legal Services

#1 IN PARDONS Remove your criminal record. Get started TODAY for ONLY $49.95/mo. Limited Time Offer. FASTEST GUARANTEED Pardon in Canada. FREE Consultation: 1-866-416-6772 www.ExpressPardons.com

Money to Loan

NEED A LOAN - BAD CREDIT? Has your credit prevented you from getting a loan? Buying a home or having your own business? We can help you get up to 1 million business or mortgage loan and up to 200K personal loan with interest rates starting at 2.9% APR. Bad credit ok. Apply now at: www.applyunion.com or call 1-877-500-4030

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Mortgages

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Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

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Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR, 1180 Landsdowne Dr. $895 up, carpets, drapes, balc./ patio, outdoor pool, tennis crt, NO PET. nr Coq Ctre. Avail now or June 1st. 604-942-2865 1 BR in excel bldg, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, more, N/P, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments Available

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

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR. N. West. by Moody Park, $775 incl prkg, heat, storage, ns, np, refs. June 1, 604-786-3488 SALISBURY APARTMENT 7111 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate Lrg 2 BR’s. Rent incl heat & hot water. NS/NP. ★ 604-526-5584 SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave, Bby, Highgate, 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. 604-524-4720 BBY, Lghd Mall. Bach, $700 incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, Apr 1. 604-779-3882

604 - 941 - 7721

BBY/COQ. BROOKSIDE 2 BR, 7 appls, f/p, sec prkg, storage. Near sfu, skytrn, mall. Avail Jun 1. $1100. NS/NP. 778-891-8772

MOVE-IN BONUS

MOVE-IN BONUS

329 SHERBROOKE SHERBROOKE ST. 329 ST. NEW WESTMINSTER WESTMINSTER NEW

CALL Bach.,FOR 1 &A VIEWING 2 Bdrm. TODAY! Suites $ Bdrm From $870 1 1Bedrooms from 870 Heat/Water included, Water & heatavail. included. parking Close to skytrain, No smoking, no pets. shopping just a walk away. CloseSmall to Royal pet Columbian okay. bus/skytrain. “O”Hospital, Security Deposit. Call for details.

RENTALS 604-931-3273

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1021 HOWAY ST. NEW WESTMINSTER

1 & 2 Bdrms from $825

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

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

Apt/Condos

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home

From

www.GreatApartments.ca

$670.00

Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.

1 MONTH FREE!

Call to view! 604-589-7040

REAL ESTATE

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02

Abbotsford

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

6008-30

Surrey

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

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Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack 2.5yr old 2967sf 3 storey 4 br 2.5ba w/suite potnl $417,900 798-2511 id5344 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $94,900 597-8361id4714 Langley Open House Sun 1-4, 20827-43A ave. immaculate 2872sf 5br 2.5ba home, quiet cul-de-sac $669K 534-0852 id5318 Sry Bear Creek Park beauty 1440sf rancher, gated 45+ $275,900 306-931-3939 id5234 Sry Tynehead on Greenbelt 3600sf 5br 4.5ba 1/2ac GD lot $930K 575-7311 id5350

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-22

New Westminster

Sunday, 2 - 4pm at 1202 - 7 Ave. 5 BR (3 BR upper + 2 BR legal suite. $1000/mo rent). 2313 sq ft. $640,000. Karim Juma, Royal Le Page City Centre, 604-678-9143

6020-46

S. Surrey/ White Rock

SOUTH SRY. 170/20. 2400sf home on .89 acres. Sub-division potential. Build your dream home! $840,000. Albert 604-250-3395 ★ ALERT: WE BUY HOUSES ★ Foreclosure Help! Debt Relief! No Equity! Don’t Delay! Call us First! 604-657-9422

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Mobile Homes

* AT WE BUY HOMES * Sell Your House Fast! Call us First!

GUILDFORD, SRY, Brand New. The Max. 900sf, 2 BR & Den, 7 appls, 2 sec prkg. $308,000. By Owner, Albert 604-250-3395

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Difficulty Making Payments?

Alternative to Bankruptcy!

Penalty? No Equity? We Take Over Your Payment! No Fees!! www.GVCPS.ca / (604) 812-3718

SRY, 7850 King George Blvd. Looking for a beautiful dbl wide under $80,000? 55+ adult park. Pet ok. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874

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Recreation Property

❏WE BUY HOMES❏

Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk! Call Kristen today (604) 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

www.bcforeclosures.com 6 BR home from $19,000 down $1,940/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

6508

Apt/Condos

MISSION - LAKE FRONT starting from $78,800. 60 mins from Vancouver. Park Georgia Rlty Lisa Hughes • 604-931-7227 MT. BAKER SKI AREA 2 cabins, 1 property. Rent one, use one. Gated community w/ amenities. 35 min. from border $374,000 U.S. Maryann Angus 360-224-6704 www.mymtbakerhome.com

6508

Apt/Condos

N. WEST Bach apt w/sep bdrm & 2 BR apt, $630 & up. Near Douglas Coll, skytrain, balcony. N/S, N/P, n/d. 604-839-8156.

GROSVENOR HOUSE 1 BR Apt, incls ht & h/w. By Moody Park. 720 - 7th Ave, New West. N/P, N/S. 604-517-1077

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

NEW WEST 1 BR, nr Justice Institute, lam flrs, w/d, rent to own possible, n/s, 2 balc, Avail May 15. $835. 604-433-3113

COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 Br $720, 2 Br $820. Incl h/w, bldg W/D. Nr transit. 778-865-6696 COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755

1 & 2 BEDROOM APT

on Balmoral Street avail May 1 & June 1. Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774.

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

AMBER (W)

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

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

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

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

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

NEW WEST 2 br 1 bath, all appls, balcony, 1 prkg, McBride & Sangster, behind McDonalds, great shopping, good transit, quiet bldg, $1350. Lease Pat 604-916-0098 NEW WEST 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 Cozy 1 BR Penthouse, nr all amens, n/s, n/p, $750. Avail Now. 604-783-6003

KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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

NEW WEST

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

Call 604-518-5040

GARDEN VILLA

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

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

EL PRESIDENTE

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

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

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

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

office: 604- 936-1225

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

MONTECITO TOWERS

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

Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

99-7360 Halifax St, Bby

604 420-5636

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

www.montecitotowers.com

1116 HAMILTON ST.,

SKYLINE TOWERS

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

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

NEW WESTMINSTER 1 bdrms from $775 810 ANDREW ST.,

Damaged House! Older House!

Difficulty Selling! Need to Sell Now! No Fees! No Risks! 604-626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

1-800-NEW-LOAN

Could You Use

RENTALS

6508

5070

Precious Minds

4051

5040

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

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

430 11 11th th ST.,

NEW WESTMINSTER Bachelor from $750 1 bdrm from $810

Large balconies and fitness. Close to transit and parks.

RENTALS 604-521-8831

rentals@capreit.net www.caprent.com

102-120 Agnes St, N.West

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

Rentals

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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, Call 604 299-8288

Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE NEW WEST. Quiet 1 BR, g/lvl. Nr Moody Park. $700/mo + utils. 604-591-3628 or 604-517-5593 NEW WEST. RENO’ed 1 BR & 2 BR. New Kitchen/Bathroom, Carpet, Appliances. From $795 & $1050. 604-724-8353

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

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

SUNSET PARK 5870 Sunset Street

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

RIVERS INLET Apartments

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

Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.

No pets. Available now.

604 939-0944

Highrise DELUXE Condo GREAT LOCATION. 1 BR & Den • 900 sq. ft

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

604- 983- 8046

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

6510

Co-ops

Post 83 Co-op

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

NORTH BURNABY:

Pine Ridge Housing Co-op has opened its wait list for 2 BR & 3 BR Townhouses, $913 & $1072 with a $2,800 and $3,300 share purchase. Located in quiet forest setting on Burnaby Mnt. Close to SFU, schools, transit & shopping. Enjoy the feel of country living within minutes of the city. Sorry, no subsidies available. Community involvement expected. Download our appl form @ www.pineridgeco-op.bc.ca or send SASE to: #89, 8763 Ash Grove Cres., Burnaby, BC, V5A 4B8 Attn: Membership Ctee.

6540

Houses - Rent

The Record • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • A33 To place your ad call

604-444-3000

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY NORTH, 3 BR house, 1.5 bath, all appls, lrg rec rm, carport, lrg yrd. Nr BCIT, SFU, transit. $1450. Avail now. 604-299-2161 OPEN HOUSE Sun May 1, 1-5pm, NEW architect-designed, high ceiling, sunny home. 2000 sf w/3 BR, 2 Bath ,1 Den, 2 lvls, garden $2200. Av immed, 3245 Samuel Court Coq. 604-760-6372

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

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

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

BBY, HIGHGATE. Spacious 1 BR + den. F/bath, sh’d w/d, f/yard. Nice area! Suits 1. Ns/np. $700 incl hydro. May 1. 604-522-6525 BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, g/lvl, Alarm. Near skytrn. NS/NP. Refs. $750 incl util/cbl. 604-430-1358

*RENT TO OWN*

Abbotsford- 3262 Clearbrook Rd. HOUSE with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Mortgage helper. Walk to all Schools and other amenities. Only $1,598/m. Low Down. Flexible Terms. (604) 626-9647 or (604) 657-9422 www.wesellhomesbc.com

BBY N. Brand new, lrg 1 BR, priv W/D. SS appl. F/yard. $975 + ¼ utils. Now. Ns/np. 604-261-3999

Miscellaneous Rentals

BBY N. Georgia/Springer. 2 BR bsmt, own W/D. May 1. $1100 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-299-6976

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE

BBY N. Lrg 3 BR upper flr. Nr SFU all amens. $1450 incl util, sh’d w/d. N/s, n/p. 604-420-7998

New Westminster

BBY, Near BCIT, 2 BR g/lvl ste. NS/NP. $1000 incl utils, shared w/d, Immed. 604-438-1790

6450

CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6565

Office/Retail Rent

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

6590

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR suite, E. Bby nr schools & bus, ns, np, $600 incl hydro, avail now 604-377-3107

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

PT MDY. Bright 1 BR grnd lev, Gas f/p, priv W/D. $700/mo incls all utils. NS/NP. 604-936-4815

Townhouses Rent

6605

Townhouses Rent

6615

POCO 2 BR T/H $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034

RIVERS INLET

6620

Townhouses

WOODLAND PARK

TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.

Contact 604-939-0221 woodland@rentmidwest.com

Wanted To Rent

NEW WEST. Professional couple with children looking to rent an executive style home in Queens Park area. Starting July or Aug. Min 3 BR, 2bath. Willing to sign 1 yr lease. Great refs. We are nonsmokers, previous home owners & will treat your home like our own. Please email pattie1@hotmail.ca. or call 604-520-6465

PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse, $830, quiet-family complex, no pets call 604-464-0034.

BBY, HOLDOM. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, f/yard, prkg. Ns/np. $1,000/mo + util. Call Yussuf, 604-435-2184

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

Warehouse/ Commercial

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

Call 604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.com

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

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

BBY DEER LAKE, 2 BR g/lvl ste, $1050 incls utils, huge yard, nr bus, small pets ok, 604-551-5123

POCO, NORTHSIDE. 2 BR, g/lvl. Gas f/p, garage, priv entry. $800. Ns/np. May 15th. 604-942-9725

Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Cancer June 21-July 22: You optimism, popularity and delight rise (all week, but especially Monday/ Tuesday). Social joys, flirtations, wish fulfilment and entertainment arrive! Make and accept invitations. Wishes might particularly come true in career, status and business areas. Something really significant has been building here for some months, and has either already offered a big step up for you, or will soon. Be alert, eager and ambitious. Two things can impede your advance: a partner, mate or competitor (or a “stubborn public”) or a home situation that demands compromise. Rest, plan midweek. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Be ambitious – you can make strides upward now. Although you might not see discernible progress, you’re “preparing the way” for a great run of luck in career, business, status and prestige areas from early June right into June 2012. So plug away, especially Monday. A major trend still flows through your areas of law, love, culture, far travel, education, publishing and intellectual endeavours. This is a lucky, surprising influence, so be ready to say “Ah, ha!” and embrace what comes – now into 2018, these zones (e.g., travel, school) could bring your mate for life! Happiness, midweek! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The big action, significant occurrences remain heavily weighted toward sexual bonds, intimate commitments, lifestyle changes, research, secrets, financial actions, investments, debts, consequences – and, overall, luckily so! But a new element enters now, an element of peace and understanding, of wisdom and compassion. You can decide to make a commitment while you’re clear about the results. Legalities, love and ethics also enter. This can bring sex with love, great cooperation with another, investments that are ethical also. Monday, Thursday, Friday support your efforts.

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

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

Aries March 21 - April 19: Chase money. Your charm and magnetism hit high strokes all week – use this in the pursuit of money, or in love’s service. The main thing is, don’t waste this time – five of eight planets are in Aries! This gives you extra kick, clout and luck – and hints that whatever happens now is significant in terms of your entire 80 or 90 years. Other than a bit of deception Wednesday morn, and a sluggish Saturday, this is a lucky, smooth week. Get things done! Two cautions: A partner or competitor has the upper hand. Don’t fight. If you oppose authority you’ll lose. Taurus April 20-May 20: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness climb, especially Monday onward. Get out, be seen, start significant projects. Your “world wide” luck is still a bit low, but that will change soon. June 4 will bring almost 13 months of huge, decade-high luck, particularly in finances, investments, debt, sex, lifestyle changes and commitments in legal, educational, cultural or travel areas that somehow turn your life around. So some of your energy right now might be wellspent preparing for future (near future!) action. Tap government, charities, researchers: They will aid. Gemini May 21-June 20: Your energy is a bit low, so don’t put yourself in a “performance situation.” Rest, protect your health, dress sensibly, eat right. Fulfil obligations, but ignore those who clamour. You’re still in a period in which big wishes, lifemate needs and social yearnings are likely to be fulfilled. Some things can prevent this: first, deep, heart-bending romance, creative outpourings or taking big risks; second, investments, lifestyle changes, health, or “deep sex.” Of these, the “second” will be lucky June 2011 to June 2012; the “first” will begin to improve after mid-2012. Wish!

6605

COQ. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Private w/d & entry. Full bath. N/s, n/p. $975/mo incls utils. Immed. 604-931-3677

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May 1 - 7 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The weeks ahead successfully combine security and expansion. Although romance,creativity,speculation and pleasure are accented in May, your luck in real estate, home, security, retirement, “Mother Nature” and similar zones continues strongly – but only to early June. If you’ve been hesitating about buying (repairing, renovating) that home or starting that retirement fund or garden, or about having a child, you should act soon. (One exception: real estate might be luckier if you wait until after May 10.) Romance Tuesday. Tackle chores midweek to Friday. Diplomacy, Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Pay attention to your “base,” especially Monday/Tuesday – family members, home, security, these deserve attention all month. You might have frequent visitors, or be travelling around town a lot, texting or phoning – but as the weeks pass, this travel and talk gently subside, to bring you, by June, into a year of quiet, peaceful domestic bliss. Or luck, at least, for some homebased friction will exist, mid-May through June. Romance and/or creativity, games and gambles pull you Wednesday to Friday. A Gemini might be involved. All’s fine! Chores, Saturday. Rest, nap all week. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: This is a pretty smooth, easy week – though Saturday (May 7) might be a little frustrating or rocky. The accent lies on short trips, acquaintances, siblings, paperwork, details, messaging. Be curious, follow your nose. Since money matters are still blessed (into early June) the best course would be to use this communications and fact-oriented period in the pursuit of money, to communicate with clients or potential employers, VIPs, etc. (Monday is good for this.) Your home life, family, security and diet (nutrients) gain importance Wednesday-Friday: Good results! timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


A34 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

HOME SERVICES Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

8060

Concrete

Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761

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

Drainage

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

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

Carpet Cleaning

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

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

8055 DAILY

Cleaning HAPPY

Contract # 102055 200 Amp Service Upgrades Spring Special $1800 Free est. Ins. 25 yrs exp. For All Your Reno Needs!

604-725-5371

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

Carpentry

CLEANER

Home & Office ★Janitor Service, Ceiling & wall washing, Floor Waxing, House Cleaning, Restaurant Cleaning, Window Cleaning + more ! Free Est call Tom 604-307-5998 Ins & WCB A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 EXP CLEANING ladies avail 7 days/wk. Bonded. Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond 604-928-0025

Electrical

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

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

8075

Drywall

Small Jobs to rewires, lighting control, new houses, repairs. Insured & bonded. Knob & tube replacement specialist. Lic. #23726. Call Chris, 604-788-3864 #1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect

Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493

CHARLIE’S ELECTRIC Co. #94835 all electric needs, reas rates bonded WCB 778-888-4528 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

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

604-916-7729 JEFF

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

Excavating

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

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Hardwood Floor Refinishing

Renting or buying, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

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

Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!

FOR RENT

1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.

Lawn & Garden

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Best Service! Best Price! Hardwood, Laminate & Tiles. Repair & Refinish. 604-783-4615

Gutters

EDGEMONT GUTTERS

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

604-420-4800 Established 1963

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 ADANAC GUTTERS- Installation of continuous gutters, cleaning & repairs. Call ....604-676-1085 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

8130

Handyperson

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

8155

Landscaping

SPRING IS HERE!!!

Enjoy Your Weekends while we: • Spring Clean Lawn & Garden • All Gardening Services • Trim Hedges • Rock Walls/Paving Stones • Deck & Fence Painting Free Estimates & Friendly Service Call Andy 604-544-3677 AndrewsGarden@shaw.ca ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083

Lawn & Garden

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

LAWN MAINTENANCE 20 yrs exp. power rake, aerating. Free est. Reliable Reas. 604-649-9965

PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION. Quick & Clean, Good prices. Free Est. ★ 604-566-4429

8125

8160

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

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

Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Power Raking • Lawn Repairs • Lawn Mowing • Aeration • Gardening • Yard Clean-up • Hedge Trimming

8185

Moving & Storage

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

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

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

604-875-9072, 604-873-5292 M. GILL Gardening - Lawn care. Com & Residential, Power raking, Fertilize, Weed Hedge Trims,

B&Y MOVING

Free Est. 604-779-6978

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

• Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

GARDENING SERVICE

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

• Tree Pruning

email:

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

Or 604-782-3411 Laura

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

Prune. Free Est. 778-898-4922

Best Value Gardening Full Lawn Care. Cut fr $20. Pwr rake, hedge trim. 19 yrs exp. 604-719-6832 Lawn cut/pwr rake/aeration/ hedge trim/clean-up/top dress. Reliable. No tax. 778-241-9706

604-708-8850

BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates!

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

8175

Masonry

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

8185

Moving & Storage

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

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~

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

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

604-787-8061

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$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

Home Services

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Planning on RENOVATING?

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Turf .. Ponds... Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

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

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

8160

Lawn & Garden

D & J GardenScape

Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.

8160

CHAFFER BEETLE Treatment. Lawn care, reseeding, rototilling gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488

HOMEFIX ELECTRICAL DIVISION

8073

8035

8080

SMALL

8010

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

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

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000


The Record • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • A35

HOME SERVICES

8185

Moving & Storage

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

8240

BEST PAINTING, Int/Ext, Repaint Specialist, Repair Drywall, Free Estimates. 604-724-9953

8193

Oil Tank Removal

ALL-PRO OIL TANK REMOVAL

Oil Tank Detection Oil Tank Removal Soil Remediation FREE ESTIMATES BEST PRICE GUARANTEED

778-223-8265

STORMWORKS

● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates

604-724-3670

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

AAA PRECISION PAINTING

QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.

778.881.6096

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

8200

Patios/Decks/ Railings

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

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187 METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936

8220

Plumbing

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

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

Tel: 604-931-7575

Cell: 604-612-4347

COUNTRY STYLE

General Contractor COMPLETE HOME & COMMERCIAL RENOVATIONS All types of painting kitchen & bath bsmt - decks, fences.. Guaranteed: - prompt, timely & prof. service and much more. Free Estimate! call Tom 604-307-5998 Lic. Insured & WCB

HITECH ALUMINUM RAILING & FENCING

Aluminum Modular Railing Perfect for Sundecks & Stairs Do it yourself or we can install 5 Colors and 4 Designs

604-420-0257

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

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

FLYING COLORS PAINTING Drywall repairs, wall covering, WCB. Reliable, quality & clean work. Henry 604-780-3183

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

TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 • bc.moving@gmail.com •

Renovations & Home Improvement

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

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

8240

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

Renovations & Home Improvement

CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832 HANDYMAN SERVICE, major contracting, Reno’s, Res & Comm. Call Alan, 604-290-1060 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

604-728-3009 jkbconstruction.com

8250

Roofing

SPRING SPECIAL Save the HST & Book before April 30th

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 25 Years in Business 25 Year Workmanship Warranty 604-984-9004 A+ 604-984-6560

#1 Roofing Company in BC

8250

Royal Castle Roofing - New & Re-roofing, Work Guar, 15% Senior. Disc. Jazz 604-725-9963

8255

LOW COST ®

604-728-3009

www.jkbconstruction.com

M&S HANDYMAN

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

604-588-0833

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

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

Isaac ★ 604-727-5232

604-RUBBISH 782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

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

Disposal & Recycling

Trips start at

$49

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

John 778-288-8009

9145

Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates

Call Now: 780-6510

CANSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582

COLOURFAST PAINTING

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

D&M PAINTING

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

604-724-3832

DANN DECORATING

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

Call Geoff Dann at:

604-782-8665

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

8225

Power Washing

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

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

604- 936-2808

grantshomemaintenance@shaw.ca

SMART CLEANING Janitorial, Pressure Washing, Window Cleaning. 604-862-9797 FUTUR GRAFFITI SOLUTIONS, Power Washing & Graffiti Removal. Hot/Cold Water. 604-420-2848 PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983

ALL SEASON PAINTING

• Exterior & Interior • WCB & Liability Insurance • 20 Years Experience

Call 604-880-2502

www.allseasonpainting.ca

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

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

Call Bill

604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com

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

CHEAP CHEAP

604-720-1564

Kitchens, baths, tiling, flooring, painting, plumbing, gutters ★ Small jobs welcome ★ Insured, WCB

604-764-0399

DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com MAN WITH TRUCK available for rubbish removal, moving and deliveries. Todd 604-765-9684

8300

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

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

9145

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

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

604-761-1743

Tried & True Since 1902

Call for a free estimate:

1.877.602.7346

www.crownroofgutters.ca Quality work by Qualified Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!

(604) 299-8131

A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064 SKYLINE DECKING Renovations, Roofing, New Construction WCB/Insured/Licensed Guaranteed workmanship, reasonable pricing Call for FREE Estimate Luke: 604-729-6871

8335

Window Cleaning

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

604-420-4800 Established 1963

BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938

9160

Sports & Imports

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC E

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.

$CASH FOR CARS$ Recycling in the lower mainland for over 30 years. Top dollars paid. Call for free quote. 604-725-3937

604 628 9044

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

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

9155 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

1993 MAZDA MX6, manual V6, 2.5L, leather, tinted windows, $2000. Fun & fast 778-229-4979 2003 NISSAN Pathfinder Chikoot black, 98K, new parts, loaded, $10,900. 604-375-1077 after 4pm NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

9522

RV’s/Trailers

2001 TITANIUM 24EX, 1 slide, qu bed, ns, no pets, 4 new shocks/ tires. $18,900. 604-943-4342 2004 JAYCO 10ft Tent Trailer, fully loaded, sleeps 8, good cond. Asking $6500 obo. 604-524-4778

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

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

A Lady & Gentleman

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

Scrap Car Removal

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

Save Your Dollars!

✓ RenoRite

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com

Family owned & operated since 1989

WWW.RENORITE.COM

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

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

PRP RENOVATIONS

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

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

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198

2H

30 yrs exp. matco@telus.net

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

Scrap Car Removal

MATCO DESIGN

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

Tree Services

AUTOMOTIVE

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

All Renovations & Additions, Ins. Quality Work

8315

THE SCRAPPER

604-783-0979

PLUMBERS

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

Student Works

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

Spring Specials 3 ROOMS 4 ROOMS $ 279 $359

Affordable Rubbish Removal Res & Construction Cleanup John ★ 778-881-5678

Rubbish Removal

woodysgallery@hotmail.com

Magic Star Painting

Rubbish Removal

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

Rubbish Removal

10% OFF with this ad www.studentworksdisposal.com

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

8255

Roofing

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

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

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Read Autofind in the paper every weekend.

2 Click.

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3 Drive.

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A36 • Saturday,April 30, 2011 • The Record

100% B C Owned and Operated

Kashi Cereals assorted varieties

Danone Activia Yogurt

from 2.99

assorted varieties

213-496g

Lemons

Meat Department 5.49lb/ 12.10kg

650g

assorted varieties

2/5.98

Cocoa Camino Smoked Barbecue Wild Salmon Tips Fair Trade Organic Chocolate Bars lb/

750g • product of Canada

7.99 17.61kg

assorted varieties

2.99

Healthy Way Breads

100g • product of Canada

assorted varieties

2/7.00 Armstrong Cheese

Sun-Rype 100% Fruit Juice

assorted varieties

8.99

assorted varieties

from 2/5.00

600g • product of B.C.

1.36L • product of Canada + dep. + eco fee

regular retail price

Italian Parmesan – Grana Padano Oro Del Tempo aged 20 months

Bob’s Red Mill 5 and 10 Grain Cereal

Kettle All Natural Potato Chips

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

2/3.98

from 2.19

220g • product of USA

453-708g

3.99

1.48lb/ 3.26kg

4.99

Bulk Department

Choices’ Own Commonwealth Mix prepacked or bins

10% off

Uniquely designed to support cleansing and elimination while enhancing all aspects of metabolism.

29.99

398ml

Simply Natural Organic Pasta Sauce

Sisu Stress Rescue

10.99 31.99

2/7.00

Ciao Bella Sorbet

Rice Bakery 8" Peach Blackberry Pie with Rice Flour Crust

7.99

2/7.00

473ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

3/4.98

A.C. Larocco Pizzas

398ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

from 5.49

250mg 60 caps

Get all the goodness of the research proven greens+ in an Instant Smoothie.

708-739ml • product of USA

Eden Organic Canned Beans

125mg 30 tabs

greens+ instant smoothie a day

assorted varieties

1 L • product of Canada

1 kit

Helps to temporarily promote relaxation. Reduces anxiety and improves the quality of sleep.

19.99

assorted varieties

560g

regular retail price

Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox Kit

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

Organic Multigrain Bread

B.C. Grown

Casa Fiesta Refreid Beans

1.99

each

Hot House Red Tomatoes on the Vine

reg 5.69

Chapman’s No Sugar Ice Cream

480g

3.98

4.69/100g

From Our Bakery 3.49

Certified Organic, Costa Rica Grown

From the Deli save 2.00 off

2lb Bag

Pineapples from Capa Cooperative

Specialty Roasted Chickens

570-600g product of Canada

Sundried Tomato Olive Bread

1.98

Whole Organic Chickens

2/7.00

Liberté Plain or Fruit Yogurt

Certified Organic California Grown

256-269g

Eco Max Liquid Laundry Detergents three varieties

8.99

3 L • product of Canada

342-411g • product of USA

Seminar & Event at South Surrey: 3248 King George Blvd.

Monday, May 2, 7-8:30pm. Stress & Nutrition: The untold Connection that Could be Effecting Your Health and Energy. With Brendan Brazier, professional triathlete and author. Cost $5. To register call 604-541-3902.

Don’t forget to ask for our Healthy Shoppers Guide 2011-2012.

choicesmarkets.com Yaletown

Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

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

Prices Effective April 28 to May 4, 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.


New West Record - April 30, 2011