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River dance: Shimmy for the Soul performs at this year’s Hyack FraserFest, which ran this past weekend at Westminster Quay. The sun shone brightly for the festival, which included three days of entertainment and kids’ activities, plus Saturday night ﬁreworks and the traditional Mascot March and Lucille Johnson Workboat Parade. For more photos from FraserFest, see page 10 and visit our website at www.royalcity record.com. Larry Wright/THE RECORD
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City considers memorial to Markvoort Former Miss New West inspired people around the world with her blog about life with cystic ﬁbrosis
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The city is exploring the possibility of creating a memorial to a young woman who dedicated much of her life to raising awareness about cystic fibrosis and the need for organ donation. Eva Markvoort passed away March
New Westminster resident 27 after a lifelong battle with cysDiane McQuade has written to tic fibrosis. A lifelong friend has the city’s parks department askrequested that the city consider ing that it consider naming a naming a garden in Queen’s Park garden in Queen’s Park after in her memory – Eva’s Garden of Markvoort. While she recognizHope. es that the city likely receives Markvoort, a former Miss New a lot of requests for memoriWestminster and a graduate of New als, she believes such a tribute Westminster Secondary School, is warranted for “an extraordiwas the subject of an award-winnary person” who opened her ning documentary, 65_RedRoses. A struggles with her disease to short version is scheduled to be re- Eva Markvoort the world and let people know aired on the Passionate Eye on CBC Memorial exactly what life with cystic on July 26. Markvoort’s blog about life with cystic fibrosis is like. “Upon Eva’s airing of 65_RedRoses on fibrosis inspired people across the world.
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Call for Nominations – 39th Annual Royal City Builders Awards It’s time once again for the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Westminster to honour outstanding development throughout New Westminster. The 39th annual Royal City Builders Awards are a celebration of local excellence and we need your help nominating deserving projects throughout our community! HERITAGE awards recognize efforts to preserve New Westminster’s heritage through restoration and renovation of existing homes, as well as new construction projects which enhance heritage streetscapes. The MODERN awards acknowledge architects, designers and builders of high quality new residential, commercial, mixed use, industrial and institutional development in the City. The UNIVERSAL ACCESS awards recognize a person, business or institution that has contributed uniquely and signiﬁcantly to improve access for all persons in the City of New Westminster. The SUSTAINABILITY category recognizes developments that incorporate features of sustainability in their project. If you know of projects in New Westminster that deserve to be recognized for their outstanding commitment to building excellence we are excited to hear about them! Please send in nominations for any or all of the above categories to: City of New Westminster Development Services Department, Planning Division 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1H9 firstname.lastname@example.org Please submit nominations by July 23, 2010. In order to be eligible for nomination, all work on the project must have been substantially completed by December 31, 2009. The ceremonies for the 39th Annual Royal City Builders Awards will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Inn at the Quay. For further information, please contact the City of New Westminster, Development Services Department at 604-527-4532 or the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce at 604-521-7781.
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Family Movie Night in Queen’s Park New Westminster Community Policing Committee presents Family Movie Night in Queen’s Park featuring Night at the Museum. Date: Saturday, July 24 Time: Feature will begin promptly at 9:30 PM Location: Bandshell (weather permitting, otherwise Queen’s Park Arenex) Cost: Free Bring your own chair, ﬂashlight and snacks (there may be a limited sale of refreshments on hand by volunteers).
Kraft Community Celebrations Challenge The Youth Centre @ Moody Park fundraising campaign is one of 20 winning entries in the Kraft Celebrations Tour contest. To win one of the $25,000 grand prizes we must receive the most online votes. The youth centre campaign is only up against one other project in BC so we have a great chance of winning $25,000 – but we need your help! Voting for youth centre entry starts Friday, July 23 9:00am PST until Saturday, July 24 8:59am PST. To vote, visit http://kraftcelebrationtour.tsn.ca/top20/1699#matchup or visit www.newwestcity.ca for access to the link. You only have 24hrs to vote so please save time in your calendar to vote on Friday, July 23rd beginning at 9:00am PST. Please vote frequently and spread the word to all of your family and friends. (Votes from across Canada and internationally are encouraged!) For more information on the youth centre campaign, visit www.youthcentreatmoodypark.ca. Ten communities (one in each province) will be proﬁled on TSN’s Sportcentre broadcast. The winning entries will be announced on TSN’s Sportscentre on July 26.
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It’s New West vs. Nelson on Friday New youth centre in the running for $25,000 prize BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Folks around the Royal City are reminded to vote – and vote often – at kraftcelebrationtour.tsn.ca to help New Westminster’s new youth centre win $25,000 in the Kraft Celebration Tour. New Westminster will battle Nelson as the two B.C. finalists in the Kraft Celebration Tour. The two cities will face off in online voting that will take place from 9 a.m. on Friday, July 23 to 8:59 a.m. on Saturday, July 24. If New Westminster wins, it will receive $25,000 for the new youth centre and a community party. “It would be great publicity and good for the city to get the national exposure,” said Vance McFadyen, who nominated the youth centre in the nationwide contest. “Obviously my heart is set on getting money on the youth centre.” Royal City residents are encouraged to vote as many times as possible – and tell their friends, relatives and acquaintances living in New Westminster or elsewhere to do the same and support the Royal City. “If we do win, Kraft and TSN put on a huge celebration,” McFadyen said. “It will be in Moody Park. It would be a lot of fun.” In addition to a “buffalo pit barbecue,” the event would feature a live broadcast of TSN SportsCentre and games such as baseball, football and three-on-three basketball. Sandon Fraser, the city’s youth services coordinator, said the contest is a great way for residents to support the youth centre without donating their own money. “Every vote counts,” he said. Fraser said the contest’s fine print states that the community getting the
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Kraft winner: Luka Sladoje hands out brochures to raise awareness about the Kraft Celebration Tour, which could mean $25,000 toward the city’s youth centre and a party. New Westminster and Nelson are the two B.C. finalists in the online competition.
most votes doesn’t necessarily win. That’s part of the reason why a number of community activities are being planned to promote the contest and get as many people voting as possible. McFadyen, former city councillor Calvin Donnelly and local youths took to the streets on the weekend distributing “link slips” that provided people with
information about how and when to vote in the online contest. McFadyen will also be driving his car around the city, with music blaring, to draw attention to the large banners giving voting information. “I have planned a 15-hour voting day for myself,” said McFadyen, who will attend a breakfast at his former employer’s and then work at one of its comput-
ers. “I am totally committed to it.” Some local youths will be working the night shift to increase New Westminster’s vote. “The library is going to be kept open on the 23rd from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. They have a bank of computers,” McFadyen ◗Youth centre Page 8
City keeping an eye on problematic property Staff have dealt with constant complaints about noise and drugs BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
Action is being taken to address crime and nuisance behaviours at a chronically problematic apartment building. New Westminster city council recently received a staff report about crime and nuisances associated with the building at 101 Royal Ave.
The apartment, which has been considered a problem property for a number of years, has been subject to special business licence condition regarding the building’s management in order to address maintenance deficiencies. “It has been a problem in the past. There has been a significant problem years ago,” said Keith Coueffin, the city’s manager of licensing and integrated services. “It has been one the city has been working with to ensure it is managed properly.” The staff report states that the
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apartment building is currently the “highest priority property” for the city’s housing integrated service team, which is responsible for dealing with problematic rental properties. “City staff will be working closely with the police service to monitor and assess the status of the property,” said a staff report. “In addition to billing for nuisance service calls, staff will also be implementing a zero tolerance for bylaw violations.” Municipal ticket fines will be issued for any bylaw violations that are subjected to municipal
ticketing. New Westminster Police Service has been working with the manager to ensure proper management practices are in place, Coueffin said. Insp. Laurin Stenerson, the police service’s inspector of support services, said the police were called to the building 22 times in 2006. “It seems to be slowly escalating, where we hit 101 calls at that building in 2009,” he said. “This year we are looking at breaking that.” In the first six months of 2010,
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police had been called to the apartment about 60 times. The police service’s emergency response team was recently required to conduct a highrisk search of the building, at which time officers pointing weapons at the window were seen crouched behind police cars on the street. At that time, police executed a search warrant and seized drugs and a firearm. A report to council stated that a meeting was held with ◗Apartment Page 8
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A04 • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • The Record
Help keep city’s trees green
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Residents reminded to take care of boulevard trees in hot weather
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New Westminster’s boulevard trees would appreciate a drink of water during the warm summer weather. Longtime Royal City resident Tony Antonias ensures the boulevard tree in front of his house is watered yearround, but particularly in the hot summer weather. “If you have a boulevard tree, water it,” he suggests. “Just take out the hose, let it run. It’s got to get down deep to the roots.” Appearing at a recent city council meeting, Antonias quoted a poem by Joyce Kilmer. “I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree. ... Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can make a tree.” Antonias believes the boulevard tree in front of his home is flourishing because it’s regularly watered, and the area around its trunk is kept weed-free. “Let’s hope that we shall never see a thirsty Royal City tree,” he said. Antonias waters the boulevard tree in front of his house every few days. “It stresses me out to see a stressed tree,” he said. “It is a living thing.” Claude LeDoux, the city’s horticultural manager, said it’s important that people realize tree roots go deep into the ground. “That means you can put a hose near the trunk of the tree, let it flow – but slowly. It will then infiltrate the ground,” he said. “You can let it run for an hour or longer, but make sure it is going into the ground. If your soil is extremely dry, it will run off. It is hydrophobic. The ground is so dry, the water is repelled.” Once there is moisture in the ground, it will continue to absorb water. Trees will also be in a better position to absorb water if turf around their base is removed, so the
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Thirsty: Tony Antonias waters the boulevard tree in front of his home. roots aren’t competing for water. Residents may notice a difference in the health of the boulevard trees if they routinely water them. “The trees right now may look stressed,” LeDoux said. “Once you do this, it won’t have that stressed
look.” LeDoux said it’s most important to water the young trees planted on boulevards. There are more than 5,000 boulevard trees in areas throughout the city.
Flag pays tribute to soldiers Royal City residents are invited to pay tribute to soldiers who’ve given their lives in Afghanistan when the Traveling Flag makes a stop at city hall on Thursday. This flag lists the names of the 153 Canadian soldiers who have lost their lives in Afghanistan. The Traveling Flag is one of five flags that will be displayed in council chamber at city hall on Thursday, from noon to 2 p.m. The flag is accompa-
nied by a journal, where Canadians can record their thoughts and messages to the fallen soldiers and those who have served the nation. Ange MacIsaac, a Canadian military wife, started the Traveling Flag in 2008. “It travels throughout Canada to both supporters and families of the deployed, injured and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice,” she wrote in an overview of
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There are no rules per se as its meaning is different for everyone it touches.” Once the flag has completed its travels in 2011 and the Canadian tours in Afghanistan are complete, a decision will be made about where the flag will be permanently located.
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Const. Sean Hackman’s role as eye in the sky helped with a recent river rescue in Agassiz. Hackman, who has been seconded to work on the Air 1 police helicopter as a tactical officer, was on duty on July 14 when Agassiz RCMP received a 911 call that several teenagers had gotten into trouble on the Chehalis River. Amelia Victor, 16, had been swimming in the Chehalis River with friends when the current became too strong for her to keep her head above water. Her friends, Clinton Charlie, 17, and Alisha Baines, 14, managed to drag Amelia to a narrow bank and went for help. Two other people on the river, Joseph Chapman, and Warren Point, both 27, saw Amelia stranded on a rock and swam across the river to stay with her until help arrived. After the Agassiz RCMP received the distress call just after 5 p.m., Air 1 was dispatched to the area, with pilot David Brolin and Hackman on scene within minutes. Brolin and Hackman, along with uniformed officers Cpl. Scott Stoughton and Const. Bruce Johnson, located Amelia and performed a rescue. Johnson and Stoughton swam across the river with a backboard in order to hook her up to the helicopter. Brolin hovered over an unresponsive Amelia, and Hackman was dropped down to assess her condition. Hackman hooked Amelia up, and both were airlifted into the helicopter, where she was flown to Royal Columbian Hospital for treatment. Amelia was released from hospital on July 15 with minor injuries. “We are proud of the work done by Sean,” said New Westminster media spokesperson Const. Bruce Carrie. “This is the type of work we have come to expect from Sean as he takes on the challenging role of working on Air 1.” “All of the people involved in this incredible rescue should be called heroes,” Agassiz RCMP media spokesperson Const. Tracy Wolbeck said in a press release. “They all acted selflessly in order to save the life of another person. … It was truly an amazing rescue.”
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Maiden voyage: Fraser River Discovery Centre members were on hand at FraserFest to launch an 18-foot wooden skiff that’s been built by volunteers during the centre’s Build-A-Boat exhibit over the past few months. Above left, the skiff is carried to the water by volunteers and builders who helped construct it. At left, volunteers prepare to get the boat into the water. Above, the skiff’s ﬁrst trip on water – she’s carrying Coun. Jaimie McEvoy, lead boat-builder Robert Buller and Catherine OuelletMartin from the Fraser River Discovery Centre. The project was spearheaded by the Discovery Centre and the Oarlock and Sail Wooden Boat Club.
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Police officer’s victory a small step ahead
emergency. With all the negative news about The officer tried to stop the driver police over the past few years, it’s doubhimself. In return, he was repeatedly ly good news to hear that a B.C. police punched. officer has won a recent legal victory. The driver shoved the offiThe officer, a member of cer out of the truck and then the Transit Police, was injured dragged the officer and ran while stopping a drunk driver THE RECORD over his arm. in 2008 in Chilliwack. The Battered, the officer still unarmed, off-duty constable spotted the weaving truck as it clipped a managed to get up and arrest the driver, whose blood alcohol level was 0.250, parked car. more than three times the legal limit. He called for on-duty officers, but no The legal battle came when the offione was close by, as they were at another
cer tried to get WorkSafe B.C. to compensate him for his injuries. The agency said the officer was off duty and therefore it was not a workplace injury. The legal wrangle has recently ended in the officer’s favour. A WorkSafe B.C. appeals tribunal has agreed that officers, who have sworn an oath to keep the peace, can place themselves on duty to prevent a crime. This ruling is a victory for police officers and for public safety.
The ideals of service – of putting the security and safety of others above their own – is the source of the public’s respect for police officers. It hardly makes sense that a trained officer would turn their back on a crime, whether they are on the clock or not. Police who consider themselves on duty at all times, whenever they are needed, are the kind of officers we need. And a ruling like this one goes a small way to acknowledging their work and dedication.
Liberals gamble on hypocrisy IN THE HOUSE
ne of the more irritating aspects of our parliamentary system is that the role of the official Opposition is often ill-defined. It’s not just about opposing everything the government does. But too often Opposition parties do just that – oppose everything – and if they take a holier-than-thou stance on everything, it can come back to bite them should they ever move into government. We are seeing that maxim play out continually with the B.C. Liberal government. The issues on which they can be accused of hypocrisy – saying and demanding one thing while in Opposition, and doing the precise opposite in government – are piling up. The latest reminder is the decision to expand government gaming operations – yet again – to include online casino gambling. The move makes sense, although it will be condemned by the puritans out there, who regard any kind of gambling as some sort of social evil
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that should be eradicated, not expanded. Gambling will occur whether the government is involved in it or not, so the more the government can control gambling, the better. The gaming industry creates enormous revenues for “the house,” and the billion dollars or so B.C. collects every year helps fund social services, education and health care. But this argument seemed to have been lost on B.C. Liberals when they were in Opposition. They engaged in bouts of selfrighteous indignation whenever the NDP government of the day tried to expand gambling (for instance, the introduction of slot machines and the creation of more casinos). With the zealotry of religious fanatics, Gordon Campbell and his caucus attacked the NDP as immoral monsters hell-bent on destroying our social fabric. Naturally, once they became government, the B.C. Liberals learned to love gambling and the money to be made off it. Now they stand accused, yet again, of rank hypocrisy on this issue. But spare them no tears, because there are other examples of hypocrisy that are attached to a government because of the unrealistic moral high ground it carves out when it is in Opposition. For example, the B.C. Liberals also went to town over what it
Sad to see piece of history go
I sit here with a heavy heart watching them tear the corrugated roof off the last net shed – by order of the city. It was still in use by some of the last fishers in Queensborough. Like other heritage buildings on this part of the river, its roof line is still perfectly straight after many decades, the framing under the metal perfect. All the heritage buildings on the dike, which many people asked to preserve during the official community plan (OCP) process, are being torn down one by one. Many of the finest fishing boats on the coast were built at Sather’s boat works. Their shed across the dike, demolished last week at the order of the city, ◗NDP Page 7 included the steam box that bent many a rib and
bow. All these buildings are in excellent shape structurally. They’re built with a quality of wood no longer available. Though this area is like a postage stamp compared to the heritage reclamation in Steveston, the heritage values are the same; preserving our past in its built environment allows us to understand it, enjoy it and relive it in imagination. The net shed at the foot of Jardine Street could have become part of the city’s waterfront access. It could have been a place to get in out of the wind, check out historical photos, relax in a seating area, maybe refreshments could be provided by various community groups as fundraisers. Not just another view platform but a community gathering place to enjoy the river and a taste of our past.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Homeless live in buildings ◗ continued from page 6
Why are we tearing all this down? Because these buildings look a mess? One-hundred-year-old buildings do need help to look their best. We can incorporate what little is left of our past in the OCP revision. Homeless people have lived in some of these buildings and are now also being forced out. The Sather’s boat works building could be converted into small living units and homeless shelter, shared with public access to our working river heritage. Hilda Bechler, New Westminster
You get what you pay for
To those who complain about city staff salaries: a quarter in the juke box won’t get you a dollar song. Andrew Phillips, New Westminster
Will arrogance keep premier in the driver’s seat
Re: Who should lead the Liberals?, In the House, The Record, Keith Baldrey,
July 14. Keith Baldrey indicates that Carole Taylor is a possible replacement for Gordon Campbell because she disassociated herself from the current government. Problem is, she was a willing member of the former Campbell government that developed into the current government. Hence, her hands are not that politically clean. Ms. Taylor was well-acquainted with Gordon Campbell’s political philosophy when he was mayor of Vancouver, yet despite that knowledge she became one of his “star” candidates in the ’05 election. By doing so, she supported Campbell’s personal political plans for British Columbia. Will Campbell resign before the 2013 election? To answer that question you only have to review his level of inflexibility regarding his drunk driving conviction. It was obvious what course of action he should have taken, but his interpretation of that conviction rendered it a “personal” matter, it was no reason why he should leave the premier’s office. That arrogant reasoning will once again be repeated.
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Will New Democrats learn a lesson from this? With electoral victory in 2013 seeming more likely by the day, the NDP would be wise to resist the temptation of cloaking themselves with moral piety, of pretending everything in government is so simple, and that everything the B.C. Liberals do these days is horrible. NDP leader Carole James has smartly backed away from automatically scrapping the HST. And the NDP hasn’t exactly said it will forgo any of the gambling expansion either. The NDP will need to provide some coherent, credible alternative policies to the Liberals. But if they overplay their hand and make unrealistic statements like the B.C. Liberals did before they formed government, New Democrats may find themselves a one-term administration only. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.
Liberals have shown equal ability in piling up huge budget deficits or tabling false budgets (the pre-election budget was a real whopper, as the latest public accounts reveal in great detail). The list goes on: vicious attacks on the NDP over the issue of child protection, contrasted to fighting with the independent children’s representative over service cuts and lack of accountability on that very issue. Then there’s the granddaddy of them all: an oft-repeated promise not to sell B.C. Rail, and then doing just that in a questionable transaction (to say the least, given there is a criminal trial mixed up with it). Piling up the hypocrisy begins to lend a stench to this government. Throw in the perceived deceitfulness associated with the HST, and the air is getting fairly ripe around the B.C. Liberals right now.
viewed as a heinous amount of public debt being piled up by the NDP government. Our children – and our children’s children! – would inevitably pay for this fiscal nonsense, was the constant refrain from the Liberals. Government services would naturally be squeezed by the mounting debt. Or so the argument went. So what has happened to the debt while the B.C. Liberals have been in power? Has it gone down, or at least flatlined? Well, no. The total government debt was $34 billion when the B.C. Liberals took power, and it is forecast to hit almost $53 million next year. So much for the hysterical arguments heard in Opposition. The NDP’s general fiscal competence was derided by a sneering Liberal Opposition, yet the B.C.
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said. “We are going to be doing an all-night marathon. We are targeting youth.” The voting party will include music, movies, food and lots of chances to vote for New Westminster. Participation will be capped at 35 youths. “Youth have to register in advance,” Fraser said. “They can do it by calling the youth services office. We will accept registration up until Friday morning.” Throughout the night, youth will take turns voting on the 22 computers at the New Westminster Public Library. “We are serving Kraft Dinner and Kraft peanut butter and jam sand-
wiches,” Fraser said. “We are going with the whole Kraft food option.” A daytime voting party will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Connaught Heights Elementary School, which has 18 computers. Youth wanting to register for the library voting party can call 604515-3775, and community members wanting to register for the voting party at Connaught Heights can call volunteer coordinator Shelly Schnee at 604-519-1023. Throughout the week, community members will be distributing flyers in New Westminster and at local grocery stores. Posters can also be picked up at Century House, for those wanting to display information about the contest.
“Even 10 or 15 minutes is a great way to do your part,” Fraser said. “Times are tough. This is a great way to help out.” People who don’t have computers can access the library’s computers during the day on Friday. McFadyen said voting is “very easy” and estimates people could be able to vote for New Westminster up to four times a minute. Once people get to the contest’s website, voters would vote for their city, type in a scrambled code word, click Submit and then the Vote Again link. New Westminster ’s youth centre will compete against a curling club project in Nelson on July 23, and the winner will be announced on TSN’s SportsCentre on July 26.
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the crime free multi-hous- back yard, seeing a woman ing program coordinator overdosing on drugs in has indicated the owner their driveway, having is willing to work with their car stolen and being city and police officials to chased into their home alleviate the calls for ser- by a pit bull living in the vice. apartment. The resident “My underexpressed constanding is cerns about drug the gentleman dealing, noise involved is interand nuisance ested in working behaviours at the with police,” he building. said. Stenerson said City officials it’s safe to say this are working with building is the the building’s most problematic owner to ensure rental property the apartment in the city at this Wayne Wright building is followtime. ing proper man- Conﬁdent “The key part agement practices is having proper and is meeting conditions onsite management that imposed on its business are dealing with the issues licence. and screening the tenants,” “We received a petition he said. last year with quite a numStenerson said it will ber of people signing,” be interesting to see the Coueffin said, when asked statistics regarding police if the city had received calls for service in the complaints about the coming months, to see if building. they drop as a result of “Since that time, we positive actions taken by have had ongoing com- the building owner. plaints. There was a deleMayor Wayne Wright gation to council,” he is confident that positive added. changes will be forthcomA nearby resident ing in the building. appeared before city counWright, who chairs the cil on June 28 to voice New Westminster police numerous concerns about board, said he’s interested activities stemming from in the concept of charging the apartment building, building owners when including having people police must attend a buildrunning through their ing an extraordinary num-
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the building’s owner following the emergency response team’s search of the building. The report stated that the new owner acknowledged the building’s screening and eviction procedures must be immediately improved and agreed to hire a new on-site manager and property manager who are trained in dealing with problematic buildings. The city put the owner on notice that the “high level of crime and nuisance activities associated with the building will not be tolerated by the city,” and the city may consider enforcement actions, such as revoking the business licence, if immediate improvements aren’t made. The city also scheduled and conducted a detailed inspection of all suites in the building on July 8. “There was a number of concerns and deficiencies found within the building related to pest control,” Coueffin said. “There were cockroach infestations, mice infestations and bed bugs.” Coueffin said the owner is being notified of all the deficiencies and those issues must be addressed. According to Stenerson,
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Roses: A detail from 65 Red Roses, a work of art that pays tribute to Eva Markvoort.
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above and beyond the struggle for cystic fibrosis. “Eva wanted nothing more than to have a legacy left behind once her fight came to an end. She has achieved in her short-lived life what very few people have,” McQuade wrote. “She has made the world stop for moment, reflect on their lives and those around them and realize how lucky we are, those of us that aren’t sick.” Council directed staff to identify options for an appropriate memorial to the former city ambassador. Meanwhile, a piece of artwork paying tribute to Markvoort is raising
funds for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Sixty-five members of the Federation of Canadian Artists created a piece of artwork in honour of Markvoort, each contributing a single painting of a red rose that were then combined into one composite painting. The original 65 Red Roses painting is currently on view at Hwang & Company Law Corporation in the Westminster Building at 711 Columbia St. Donations are being accepted for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Commemorative prints of the painting are available at both the law firm and Copp’s Shoes (638 Columbia St.) for $65.
The City of New Westminster’s Wi-Fi project has gone live in certain parts of the city. The pilot project is part of the city’s long-term livable city strategy, which aims to attract businesses, residents and visitors to New Westminster. “We’re a historic city with deep connections to our past, but we are always looking to the future,” said Mayor Wayne Wright. “The Wi-Fi pilot project will provide us with valuable feedback on whether this is a concept worth expanding citywide.” The city selected Bell and Motorola to supply the access point hardware and the technology, working under the guidance of the city’s information technology and electric utility departments. “We are the first city in the Lower Mainland to utilize the latest 802.11N wireless technology,” said Alvin Chok, the city’s chief technology officer. “This provides us with a versatile platform to test a variety of wireless applications for users during the pilot phase.” Under the pilot project, wireless Internet access will be available for up to 15 users at Queen’s Park, the New Westminster
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The traffic advisory committee will recommend that city council lobby for an end to jake brakes in New Westminster unless they’re really needed. Coun. Bob Osterman, who chairs the committee, said the issue of jake braking (also known as engine braking) use among truck drivers arose once again at the committee’s July meeting. The committee supports zero tolerance for truckers using jake brakes, unless they’re being used because of public safety. “Our society is getting more and more dense,” he said. “This is another (noise) intrusion into neighbourhood life.” The committee supports writing a letter to the provincial trucking association and increased police enforcement of trucks.
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A10 • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • The Record
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Celebrating the river: Clockwise from above: Robert Wicks, 5, works on a wooden tugboat at FraserFest on Sunday; Maya De Souza (left) and Liam Banziger, 3, have fun on the rides; Nouveau Paradis, 2, clings to mom; Andy Lam, 5, sports his captain’s hat.
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Dealing with aphids ◗P15 Teens gotta sing and dance ◗P17
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Keeping track of the past: Manager Colin Stevens and summer student Gwyneth Charmley are working on completing the inventory of items in the New Westminster Museum and Archives’ collection.
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Filling potholes, planning neighbourhoods and picking up garbage are but a few of the many jobs carried out by city employees. Some have lesser-known duties that fly under the radar. In the coming weeks, we’ll highlight some of these jobs in our ongoing Odd Jobs in the City series. This issue, Theresa McManus talks to Colin Stevens, manager of the New Westminster Museum and Archives, about a five-year project to catalogue the museum’s entire inventory.
A five-year project at the New Westminster Museum is nearing the finish line. Each of the more than 33,700 artifacts belonging to the museum, from the smallest trinket to a giant steamroller, has been
numbered and catalogued. “It’s a five-year process,” said Colin Stevens, manager of New Westminster Museum and Archives. “We have had to squeeze it in with the other things we do.” As time allowed, Stevens and a handful of other staff and summer students have gone through the museum’s various storage areas to catalogue items. “It’s ongoing,” he said about the job. “We will be wrapping it up this summer. We are searching the last storage area.” The job of cataloguing the museum’s collection, while not a full-time job, required some thought because of the various areas where items are stored. “I plotted out what needs to be done. I drew it on a map,” Stevens said. “We worked through it. We systematically went through each area. … We are down to the last room right now. It’s over at city hall.” In addition to being better organized, the undertaking makes the museum more accountable to the public. Ideally, the
whereabouts of any given item should be known within a few minutes. “The computer would tell us where it is located,” he said of requests about specific items. “It may or may not be accessible. It is about accountability.” Stevens explains that if someone donates a Bible to the museum’s collection, they should be able to return in the future and know where that Bible is. He said it’s important that citizens know items in the collection are safe and cared for – even if they can’t be accessed at that IN particular moment. “We have ways of putting the numbers on without damaging the artifact,” he said. “We do it very carefully.” Although the museum will be able to have accurate records of the vast majority of items in its collection, there may be some cases when that can’t be done. Some information from items received in the past may have gone missing through the
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The Record • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • A15
Dealing with aphids BRANCHING OUT ANNE MARRISON
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Sharing nature’s bounty: Andrea Buonassisi gathers up some fresh produce for the food bank during a recent donation drop-off at St. Thomas More Collegiate on Sunday. The event was organized by New Westminster’s Plant a Row, Grow a Row, a group that allows local gardeners to donate their extra produce for those in need. See www.growarow.org for more details.
Question: I have yellow stuff dropping all over my car, my tiled deck, my kitchen skylight and my white siding. It doesn’t wipe off and has to be removed with a scrubbing brush. This has been going on a few months, and I can’t keep on top of the cleaning. The environmental department at city hall reckoned it was bee droppings, but there are hardly any bees here. What I can’t understand is that my neighbour hardly has any at all. – Joadey Caldwell, by email Answer: This problem happens when aphids infest the trees and excrete a sticky substance that falls to the ground. There’s probably an aphid-filled tree close to your house. Your neighbour doesn’t have the same trouble because the offending tree is outside your house, not hers. Locally, I’ve come across this as a problem
mainly on birches and lirodendrons (tulip trees), but any tree badly infested with aphids creates a similar situation. If the tree is not enormously tall, you could try blasting the aphids with water from a hose. Once they’ve fallen out of the tree, they don’t usually climb back again. Ladybugs, lacewings and parasitic wasps all feed on aphids, but sometimes an infestation is too massive for natural predators to make a difference. There are organic sprays against aphids in garden centres, but spraying even a small tree would be hugely expensive and you might have to do it more than once.
Question: We replanted our own raspberry bed last year and enjoyed great berries last year. This year the berries are extremely small. I suspect lack of water is the cause. When is the critical time to ensure enough water for maximum size berries? Any other ideas for a miserable crop? – Nancy McAskill, by email Answer: It’s very likely lack of water is the cause – and
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The Record • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • A17
They’ve just gotta sing and dance Teens take the stage with performing arts summer program BY JANAYA FULLER-EVANS REPORTER email@example.com
Some people just can’t fight the urge to sing and dance. Sarah Quinn, 14, of New Westminster is one of 70 young performers participating in the Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! Program in Vancouver, which is in its 16th year. Five Burnaby girls, ranging in age from 11 to 14 years old, are also participating in the program for kids from nine to 19 this summer. Tagnea Grant, 14, Brittany Gee-Moore, 13, Maria Sekaly, 13, Nicole Heidema, 12, and Michela Banks, 11, have all been part of the annual summer theatre program in Vancouver for multiple years, as has Quinn. The cast will be performing Out of This World, written by program director and creator Perry Ehrlich, and David Hudgins. The musical is based on the TV show Gilligan’s Island. The story takes place in the year 2525 when a rocket bound for the moon is deflected and lands on the planet Neptune, which is inhabited by musical theatre performers. Gilligan, Skipper, Ginger, Mary Ann, the Professor, and Mr. and Mrs. Howell meet the Neptunites, but fear attack by the Monotones, who also live on Neptune and are controlled by the evil Dr. Elvirus, according to a Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! press release. The passengers are protected
by Neptune’s police force – the space cadets – who are blonde and brawny, but not very brainy. Quinn, who attends New Westminster High School, is in her fifth year with the program. She is hoping to move into opera in the future, she says. “I like being able to express myself on stage,” she says, “ to give the performance to other people.” She will be playing two of the space cadets in the production of Out of This World. Grant, a Moscrop Secondary student in her sixth year with the program, is excited to be involved. “It’s a great way to spend my summer,” she says. Grant, who plays one of the musical’s narrators – Girl No. 1 – has been dancing since she was three and hopes to be on Broadway some day. Her performance experience is useful in her daily life, as well. “It gives you a certain confidence you can use in public,” she says, “to be able to dance to music, have fun and not care what people think.” Gee-Moore, who attends Stratford Hall in Vancouver, has also been dancing since she was three. This is her fourth year with Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! She enjoys working with the other performers, she says. “I like working together through the numbers.” She will be playing the Mona Lisa and one of the space cadets. Sekaly, also a Moscrop Secondary student, loves musical theatre, she says. She is in her second year with the program.
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In the spotlight: Local teens are getting set to perform Out of This World on July 28 and 29. Back, from left: Sarah Quinn, 14, of New West; and Burnaby residents Brittany Gee-Moore, 13; Tagnea Grant, 14; and Nicole Heidema, 12. Front, from left: Maria Sekaly, 13, and Michela Banks, 11, both from Burnaby. “I enjoy working with people who share the passion for musical theatre that I do,” she says. She finds the experience of preparing a production in three weeks exciting, she adds. Sekaly will be playing the roles of first wife and second actor. Sekaly also appreciates working with so many teachers who are the best in their field, she
you,” she says. Heidema really enjoys the set construction parties, where each group helps out with painting and construction, then has pizza and goes swimming afterwards, she says. Banks, who attends Seaforth Academy, says the program has brought her out of her shell. She
adds. Heidema, who attends Gilmore Community School, is playing airplane inventor Wilbur Wright. She is also in her second year with Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! She enjoys taking on another persona, she says. “You can be cheesy and hilarious, and no one would judge
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More fond memories of Empire Stadium
Last week we featured the winning entry in our Fondest Memories of Empire Stadium contest. This week, we are pleased to present submissions from the runners-up. Once again, thank you to everyone who participated. From Janice Bobic, Burnaby: I remember the ﬁrst BC Lions football game I went to at Empire Stadium, when I was 10 years old. We sat on the grassy hill on the north side on a pleasant sunny evening. As we awaited the start of the game, some jets came screaming overhead directly over the stadium from the north. I began screaming frantically, trying to hide under my dad’s arm, and crying, “They’re going to drop bombs on us!” Dad said, “No, no, no, that’s part of the show.” My fear gradually subsided and I recovered from this “trauma” as the football game started, and excitement took over as the players ran out while the announcer called their names. I remember Willie Fleming — how he could run — and he was the family favourite. In a subsequent year, we received some original numbered photographs autographed by Willie Fleming and the other Lions players. I still have all these photos, and eventually plan to sell them by auction. I was there at Empire Stadium when the Beatles came to Vancouver, and Diana Ross and the Supremes opened the show with their metallic gold skinny dresses ﬂashing in the lights. My sister and I were sitting on the northeast bleachers, but with all the girls screaming throughout the whole show, we never heard a bit of the Beatles’ music. As we were heading out after the show, our mom and auntie were waiting,
standing outside the stadium door when the Beatles ran right in front of them making their getaway from the stadium. From Gordon Lew, New Westminster In the late seventies/early eighties, as a little kid, I was just learning to love and understand the game of CFL football, the only sport that my Dad watched ever since arriving in Canada. We would watch all the games, especially the Lions on TV, but we could not afford to buy tickets to watch them at Empire Stadium. Soon, they had a promotion where you could go get free admission into Empire Stadium if you presented a Nalley’s chip bag or box. I remember going down to the Woodward’s Food Floor with my Dad to buy our Nalley’s chips, and then using it to watch the Lions games. I remember sitting in the end zone on a hard park bench, on the north end of the stadium, but I did not care as we were watching the Lions live. I remember many kids behind the benches where we were sitting playing their own game of football on the grass with a Nerf football, having a great time. They probably missed half the game! I remember watching and idolizing many exciting players: Leon Bright, Larry Key, Joe Paopao, Glen Jackson, Larry Crawford, Lui Passaglia — so many great players and so many exciting games. But my
favourite memory of Empire Stadium was having my dad of me. It hit a man on the back of his head and he bring me down to the stadium to watch the games with stopped, turned around and said, “Hello!” to no one him, father and son hanging out together watching the in particular. Lions. My dad and his friend stopped in their tracks, From Leslie Cummings, Delta: looking horriﬁed! I thought I was really in for it, but My fondest memory of Empire Stadium is back in suddenly they both starting laughing like crazy. Dad the mid-’50s when I was about nine years old. My dad said to me, “Do you know who you just hit on the head and his friend were going to a BC Lions football game with that cup?” “No,” I answered, feeling terrible and I asked if I could go, too. My dad looked surprised about the entire thing. Dad told me, “That was Ted that his little girl would want to go to a football game, Reynolds!” For those who might not know, Ted Reynolds but after just a moment’s hesitation, he said, “Yes!” Of course I knew nothing about football, but it was one of the most famous local sports broadcasting was simply the fact that I got a “date” with my dad legends who, sadly, passed away last year at the age of when my two sisters had to stay home with Mom. I 84. I don’t know if he ever remembered being hit on the remember feeling so grown-up watching the game head at that game, but I know that I’ll never forget it. with these two men, but the real excitement was to come when the game was over. Dad had bought me a drink during the game, but I didn’t know what to do with the paper cup. I didn’t see a garbage can anywhere, so as we were walking out among the crowd, I just tossed my cup into the air ahead BC Lions fans are once more creating fond memories of Empire Stadium as they ﬂock to the outdoor stadium that is the Lions’ home ﬁeld this season. Photo courtesy BC Lions
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A promise to keep it real at blues fest
Willie Nelson’s son’s band set to play next month
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Lukas Nelson, son of well-known country singer Willie Nelson, has had no shortage of musical inspiration in his life. His band, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, has been on tour with B.B. King for the past month and has toured with the blues legend off and on for four years. “If my dad’s Yoda, then B.B. King is Obi-Wan Kenobi,” Nelson says. The latest tour, which began July 7, has gone well, he adds, with Promise of the Real getting standing ovations on a nightly basis. The 21-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist considers King and his bandmates mentors. The two bands have become like family while touring, he says. Nelson grew up touring with his father on his legendary Honeysuckle Rose bus, along with brother Micah Nelson, who performs percussion and creates art on stage at some Promise of the Real performances. Nelson is influenced by his father’s music, he says, and listened to it more than
any other musician, aside from Bob Dylan. “I’ve just been able to watch him,” Nelson says, adding he saw his father perform all the time and learned from him. “I watched his stage presence.” His father taught him to play guitar, and he began performing with him when he was 13 years old. Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real formed after Nelson’s first band, 40 Points, disbanded in 2007 due to “a conflict of distance.” Promise of the Real is comprised of drummer Anthony LoGerfo, bassist Corey McCormick and former 40 Points percussionist Tato Melgar, as well as brother Micah. Nelson is the songwriter for the band. He has written lyrics since he was a child. Songs come to him fully formed, with everything from the string section to the lyrics, he says. “I let it come from the source,” Nelson says. “It’s almost like being a testimonial writer in a courthouse.” Nelson formed the band after quitting college, he says, naming it “Promise of the Real” to distinguish it from other California bands, some of which he felt had a fake, inauthentic sound. Other musicians Nelson
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Full Nelson: Lukas Nelson, son of country legend Willie Nelson, and his band, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, is set to play this year’s Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival on Saturday, Aug. 14 at Deer Lake Park. admires include Jack White of the White Stripes, and the Kings of Leon. Technology is important for staying connected with the band’s fans, he says. The band has a strong online presence, with Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as an online store on its website, www.promiseofthereal. com.
“It’s really important for us to keep up with people on Facebook,” Nelson says. Band members may be starting a blog in the near future, he adds. The band is working on an album that is almost finished, and Nelson hopes to release it in the fall. Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real will be playing this year’s Burnaby
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is also in her second year. “I used to be shy, but now I’m not,” she says. “It really helped me.” She will be playing John from Peter Pan. The musical also features appearances by Elvis Presley, Conan O’Brien and the ladies from The View, and it includes more than 30 songs from Broadway and movie musicals – everything from Peter Pan and Annie Get Your Gun to The Wiz
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◗FRIDAY, JULY 30 Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, a 12-step program for men and women who want healthier, more functional relationships with themselves and others, 7:30 p.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital, Sherbrooke Centre, 260 Sherbrooke St., in the main-floor lounge. Info: Sue, 604-580-8889 or CoDA information line, 604-515-5585.
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Self-worth determines happiness in life HEALTHWISE
Dr. Davidicus Wong
n practice and in life, I have found that the root of our unhappiness often lies in our sense of personal self-worth. We can be physically healthy, respected by those around us and have all our material needs met, but if we feel worthless or unworthy, we remain miserable. We can see what we need to do to improve our lives, but if we feel incapable of doing what needs to be done, we settle for the status quo. If we lack self-respect, self-esteem and self-worth, we may even accept abusive relationships. Though it may seem basic, the concept of selfworth is not so easy to define. It is more than just confidence that comes with learning, practice and
mastery in the varied and numberless skills that are part of human activity. It is more than finding a job in which you feel both capable and needed. It is more than a strong ego. It is more than personal or social success. A healthy sense of selfworth can give you the courage to deal with the detours and challenges of life – with illness, tragedy and loss. It can help you thrive as your body ages and the years behind you outnumber the years ahead. It allows you to endure when you appear to have lost everything and are asked to begin again. Self-worth is unconditional self-acceptance, self-value and self-love. Unconditional in that it endures under all conditions, at all times, in spite of success and failure, losses and gains. It is an acceptance of our selves as we were, as we are and as we are becoming. It is the ability to see the redeeming value in ourselves as individuals and an important part of
society. It is not an egocentric self-adoration of our superficial selves or a preoccupation with our own personal interests. It is a compassionate acceptance of our value as individual human beings, deserving of happiness and love. In a happy and healthy adult, a positive sense of self-worth is all these things. It underlies all that we do – how we think,
how we speak, how we act and how we love. A healthy sense of self-worth recognizes the value and worthiness in the people around us. It assures us that we deserve to be happy just as those around us also deserve happiness. It allows us to love others, and it allows us to accept their love. But such a positive sense of self-worth is not a gift we are all given at
birth. It is learned. If we feel unloved as children, if we are grow up in an environment of negativity and criticism, or if we suffer emotional, physical or sexual abuse, we come to believe that we are unworthy, unloved and unvalued. We may learn to feel helpless and never try to escape a suffocating and blinding cage of unhappiness. In upcoming columns,
Tour traces escaped prisoners’ footsteps A Sense of History Research Services is hosting a tour where participants can trace the steps of an infamous escaped prisoner. The tour tells the tale of Bill Miner, a train robber who slipped from the grips of prison. In August of 1907, Miner, “the Grey Fox,” a renowned train robber and thief extraordinaire, led three others in an escape from the British Columbia Penitentiary in New Westminster. For the first time, A Sense of History Research Services is offering a “Bill Miner escapes” tour. This tour will combine a walk near the actual site of the escape to discuss the event and the main players, with a cemetery tour to meet a few of the principals linked to this dramatic event. The story of Bill Miner is a complicated one full of misinformation and deception, a press release notes. It’s a tale mixed with some truth, a few additional facts and volumes of files and reports. This tour is based on
some published sources and additional research that clearly outlines the escape and notes a selection of people involved with the various events of the time, the event and Miner himself. The B.C. Day weekend tour will take place on Sunday, Aug. 1, at 3 p.m. in Glenbrook Ravine Park, off Jamieson Court, in New Westminster. This tour will start in the Glenbrook ravine and includes some stairs and slight hills. The tour will end at the Fraser and St. Peter’s cemeteries near 100 Richmond St. The tour is part of a series focusing on New Westminster’s history. The tours are free and take about one and a-half to two hours. They run rain or shine, and there is no need to preregister. Just show up and go for a walk. Each tour provides stories and information that will enhance participants’ understanding of the history and heritage of the Royal City. email@example.com
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I’ll explore our responsibilities as parents and teachers in nurturing healthy self-worth in our children, how abusive experiences and relationships demean our sense of self-worth, and how we may be able to overcome our past and ourselves to rebuild a sense of self-worth. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician. His Internet radio show can be heard on PositiveWorldRadioNetwork. WeEarth.com.
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Magic kingdom: Above, Fabio and Gina Cornale, owners of Bella Cakes and Pastries in Sapperton, took a much-needed break at Disneyland recently. Top right, Sandra, Maggie, Ken and Peter Jessen visit the Chateau de Chenonceau, a castle near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Loire Valley. The visit was part of the family’s two-week trip to France that included being on top of the Eiffel Tower during a thunderstorm.
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◗ IN THE GAME SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • email@example.com
Salmonbellies shocked by last-place Lakers ◗P28 Midgets denied a medal at provincial box ◗P29
Juniors take two-game lead on lax ’Rocks
Keegan Bal started things off in the opening two minutes of play, The New Westminster scoring shorthanded with Salmonbellies took a Digby in the box on an stranglehold on their B.C. unsportsmanlike call. Junior Lacrosse League Digby then helped out semifinal with a weekend on the next three goals, sweep over the Victoria scoring his first of two and Shamrocks. assisting on two others. Head coach Dan The big right-hander Perreault said the junior led all scorers with seven Salmonbellies would have points. to be a better team than Both teams tallied three they were in their opening goals apiece in the middle game, and they were. frame. The Salmonbellies Jay Card and Cody opened with Bremner a 12-8 win at both recordQueen’s Park ed hat-trick Arena Saturday. “That’s what goals for the They had an we’ve been prac- Salmonbellies, easier time in helping to Game 2, running tising. … We fall spark a sevenaway from the goal final perhost Shamrocks apart mentally a iod that finin the final per- little bit. We’re ished off the iod to post a Shamrocks. 14-6 final score working on that Mulligan got Sunday. 60 minutes, and the win again At Queen’s in goal, facing Park, New it’s going to just 22 total Westminster shots on goal in come.” lookedrefreshed Victoria. from its oneGame 3 will BRANDON GOODWIN week layoff, Junior A Salmonbellie be held back jumping out to at Queen’s a 5-0 first-perPark Arena iod lead. on Saturday. The opening Tyler Digby and Brandon faceoff is scheduled for 5 Goodwin led the fast start p.m. with two goals apiece in New Westminster is the opening frame. hoping for another quick But Victoria gave a bet- start and putting together ter account of itself in the a solid 60 minutes. middle stanza, doubling “That’s what we’ve the ’Bellies 4-2, and the two been practising. … We fall teams played goal-for-goal apart mentally a little bit. for the rest of the contest. We‘re working on that 60 Digby and Goodwin minutes, and it’s going to both recorded hat tricks in come,” added Goodwin. the win. “We’ve been trying for that Brandon Mulligan back- 60 minutes really hard. We stopped the win in goal have to come out and play with 25 total stops. out our hearts and fight.” “We knew they weren’t Perreault added this is going to go away. They the time of the season that never give up. That’s what the team has to begin playthey do. It could have gone ing its best. either way,” said Goodwin, Although pleased with who was playing in just his the team’s fast starts, sixth game of the season Perreault said more after returning from injury. importantly was how New “We know we have to go Westminster weathers the out and play as hard. They shifts in momentum durwon’t be letting up and we ing a game. know we can’t either.” “You can’t let (momenThat was evident in the tum) slip away,” he said. return match on Vancouver “In a perfect world, you Island the following day. play like that (first perNew Westminster iod) for three periods and opened up with another you’re a real good team.” fast start, taking a 4-1 To be good enough to advantage into the second knock off Victoria in three period at Bear Mountain ◗Juniors Page 29 Arena. BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
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Play ball: New Westminster’s major Little League all-star team is getting ready to host the association’s ﬁrstever provincial championship tournament at Justin Morneau Field from July 24 to Aug. 1
New West majors set to host Little League provincials BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
New Westminster’s first-ever opportunity to host a Little League provincial championships is going to be a memorable one. The fun starts off with a welcome barbecue at Justin Morneau Field on Friday and is followed by a skills competition, including a home-run derby, throwing skills, base runnng and a timed team relay. On Saturday, the first of a weeklong series of three matches a day takes place at Morneau field. The opening ceremonies will take place at 1 p.m., following the opening game between District 6 champion Hastings and West Vancouver from the North Shore district. Mayor Wayne Wright and Justin Morneau’s father, George, are expected for the opening ceremonies. Host New Westminster will play all its round-robin games in prime time at 6 p.m., beginning against Fraser Valley champion Whalley on Saturday. Little Mountain, Trail and Layritz from Vancouver Island will also compete for the provincial banner. For New Westminster, it is an opportunity to showcase a rising star in the Little League ranks, while
also showing off the city’s wonderful volunteer community. Volunteers can still be part of the fun at the provincials by going to the association’s provincial website www.newwestbaseball.com and clicking on the volunteer list icon near the top of the page. A complete game schedule is also available on the web site. Part of the fun at the provincials will also include a movie night in the park on Wednesday night at Morneau Field, beginning at 8:30 p.m. The field has undergone a makeover thanks to city crews and the New Westminster emblem will be spray painted onto the warm-up circle, bringing a real professional atmosphere to the park, said New Westminster association vice-president and major all-star coach Ed Zacharuk. “Definitely the group of people in our organization and good, solid executive support is taking it to heart and just running with it,” Zacharuk added. “They’re putting a bright face on New West.” And so is the team. In its first year in Little League, New Westminster was unable to score even a single run.
In its second season, they finally succeeded in getting a run across home plate. By the third year, New Westminster won its first-ever Little League game. Last season, a Royal City all-star team took Hastings to the district final game before finishing second overall. Zacharuk is hoping the experience of hosting a provincial tournament will help the team next season to earn a spot as District 6 champ. “It’s a really good group of kids and they have really started going to the skills nights and getting New Westminster on its feet,” he said. There will be three games a day played at Morneau Field at noon, 3 and 6 p.m., up to and including Friday, July 30. On Saturday, semifinal playoffs between the top four finishing teams are scheduled for noon and 3 p.m. Between the playoff games a raffle will be held for a signed Justin Morneau jersey, plus a grand prize of two tickets to anywhere that WestJet flies. The championship final will be played on Sunday at 1 p.m. The New Westminster all-star team will be practicing every night this week until 6 p.m.
A28 • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • The Record
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’Bellies shocked by last-place Lakers
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Few people, including the Burnaby Lakers themselves, could have foreseen this result coming. The last-place senior A Lakers shocked the Western Lacrosse Association-leading New Westminster Salmonbellies 10-4 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre Friday night. Veteran Cam Sedgwick and rookie Scott Tinning tallied eight points apiece, including a pair of goals each, to lead the on-again, off-again Lakers to their fifth win in what has to be the craziest WLA season in years. Burnaby weathered a storm of relentless attacking in their own end for the first five minutes of play before finding its stride. Rory McDade opened the scoring for the Lakers on a pick-and-go with Sedgwick on the left side against Salmonbellie keeper Tyler Richards. Less than a minute later, Lakers’ cap-
tain Bryan Safarik scored an unassisted goal in transition after rookie Burnaby keeper Drew Dickie had stopped a trizzie of point-blank shots by New Westminster at the other end of the floor. Dickie was unfortunate to not receive a game star, despite stopping 47 shots for only his second win in the Burnaby cage. The 22-year-old former Nanaimo senior B goalie and Winnipeg native took it in stride, remarking he remembers his first junior A game in Burlington, Ont. when he was heckled with “Go back to Manitoba.” “Everyone was ecstatic we beat New Westminster but we have to get past it. But anything is possible,” said Dickie, who has a third-best 8.53 goals against average and a league-best .813 save percentage to date. “I don’t think anyone in our position has beaten both New West and Victoria. Now we ◗WLA Page 29
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Aussies rule: The Burnaby Eagles, to the left of ball carrier, defeated the West Coast Saints by three points in a B.C. Australian Rules football match at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East on Saturday.
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Close calls happened one too many times for the New Westminster midget Salmonbellies. The A1 league champions swept all five of its preliminary round matches, but failed to win in the all-important medal round at the B.C. minor box provincials in Mission last week. New Westminster squeaked by three of its round-robin matches by a single goal, including a 9-8 win in overtime over eventual bronze medallist Peninsula on Saturday. Later that same day, the ’Bellies lost their semifinal matchup against Coquitlam 5-4. The Salmonbellies had defeated Coquitlam all three previous meetings this season. “It was sooner than later they would beat us again,” said New West head coach Jamie Stewart. “We played 40 minutes and they played 60.” Coquitlam went on to win the gold medal 10-3 over Langley on Sunday. Peninsula defeated New Westminster 7-2 for third place. “They were devastated losing Saturday and I knew
we were going to struggle in the bronze medal game. They had their hearts set on the gold medal,” Stewart added. The critical match turned out to be the overtime win over Peninsula despite already locking up the top seeding, Stewart said. New Westminster won the provincial midget A1 division last year. This season was the first midget A1 league title for the New West club. New Westminster team captain Navi Mahal led the Salmonbellies to onegoal wins over Richmond, Saanich and Peninsula. The ’Bellies also defeated Coquitlam 3-1 in the opening game of the provincials. Hunter Onstine, Jason Delgrosso, Nathan Stewart, Chris Nasato, Riley Catalano and goalie Tyler Barrett were among the standouts for New Westminster. Stewart, who was unable to attend all the games because of work commitments, praised volunteer Level 2 coaches Dirk Rachfall, Steve Goodwin and Kevin Ballance for filling in for him alongside assistant Rich Peterson. “That’s New Westminster lacrosse right there,” he said.
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straight games would be a big boost for the ’Bellies. It would also clinch a berth into the B.C. finals against the winner of the Coquitlam Adanacs/Delta Islanders semifinal. If necessary, a Game 4 would be played in Victoria on Sunday. A fifth and final Game 5 would be back at Queen’s Park Arena on Tuesday, July 27, starting at 5 p.m. In the other semifinal, Delta gave Coquitlam all it could handle, taking the league champions to overtime before falling 6-5. Matthew Dinsdale got the OT winner. Game 2 of the best-of-five playoff was played in Delta on Tuesday (after Record deadlines).
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Into the clear: Simon Fraser University’s Christina Burnham breaks a tackle against the eventual winners Burnaby Lake Rugby Club in the women’s division at the SFU Highland 7s rugby tournament on Saturday. SFU ﬁnished in third place.
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just have to steal a couple of games from Coquitlam.” That outcome is anyone’s guess after a Coquitlam win in Nanaimo and a Langley victory at home over second-place Victoria on Saturday. The Lakers extended their 2-0 advantage in the middle period to 6-0 before New Westminster’s Corbyn Tao tallied his first of two in the game. In the final period, Burnaby continued to outscore the visitors 3-2, including a pair from third star Calvin Craig. “We always prepare for the best. We beat Victoria decisively, I thought and I don’t think any team in the league is better than us. I think we proved it tonight,” said Craig. New Westminster, on the other hand, fielded another changed lineup with Jordan Hall, Jordan McBride and Curtis Manning currently away at the World field lacrosse championships in Manchester, England. “You never expect something like that but it happens occassionally,” said ‘Bellies captain Nenad Gajic. “We got outworked. They fully deserved the win.” Gajic, who has played just five games this season and
epitomizes in many ways the roster challenges faced by New Westminster, says it is partly responsible for the closeness of the league. “I don’t think there are any teams that are afraid of us, and if we don’t put out what we need, we’re not going to beat any team. They’re all too good,” he said. “Their goalie deserves a lot of credit, … but we didn’t match their intensity. … We’re not playing like a top team right now. We don’t deserve it.” Gajic added that the team’s ability earlier in the season to pull victories out of a hat in overtime has perhaps had the effect of making the team believe it’s unbeatable. But he dismissed the excuse. “Confidence doesn’t win you games, you have to match the effort (of the other team). This is the last point of the season you want to give up games like this,” Gajic said. “Five overtime games is a fact. If we can’t understand that, we’re going to have trouble going into the post season.” New Westminster takes on the Langley Thunder at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday. Game time is set for 7:45 p.m.
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Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) seeks residential and day support workers. Must be available to work days, eve, w/end & O/N. Ability to work with individuals who may display challenging behaviours and/or use alternate communication methods, including ASL. Must be committed to person-centred service and community inclusion. Related diploma/degree, class 4 license, NVCI and First-Aid/CPR required.
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FRESH SOCKEYE SALMON Fisherman Direct. $5 per lb. Avail Thurs, July 22, 604-250-2636
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BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636
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ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $400+ 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
REG EGYPTIAN Native Maus, from Egypt. 10wk old bronze boy $450 firstname.lastname@example.org
BERNESE BLK lab, fam raised, dewormed, vet✔ 1st shots, $600. 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls
TORTOISE SHELL cat, 5 yrs old, free to a good home. 778-239-7087
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652
BERNESE MOUNTAIN Dog Puppies. Vet checked and ready for good homes. $850. Langley 778-241-5504
FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957
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ENGLISH MASTIFF lg. p/b pups. Rare, apricot color & fawn. Shots, declawed. Ready Aug. 2. F-$900; M-$1100. Call 604-769-1234
Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds 778-688-6340 abetterlifedogrescue.com
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July 5 to Aug 13
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$275 $275 $395 $395
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GERMAN SHEPHERD pups for sale, born May 5th. CKC Reg. shots and vet check micro chip. Great family pet or for show. $1000. M/Ridge 604-465-0728 GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS, p/b ready now, dewormed & vet checked, $700. 604-924-8014
SHIHTZU X Havanese, 7 wks old, dewormed, dew claws removed, first shots next week. 4 Males left. $450 (604) 820-4239
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PETS & LIVESTOCK
LAB PUPPIES ready to go vet ✔ dewormed & vac. Blk & Choc males & females $450. 604-701-1587 NON SHED small pets, credit card ok $400 up. 604-542-8892 pics @ www.puppiesandponies.ca JACK RUSSELL pups smooth, stubby vet ✔, 1 shots, dewormed, bl/w br/w, $450. 604-701-1587
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6008-18 P/B LABS, family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, $600 - $800 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls
JET PET RESORT because your pet deserves a vacation too! Next to Park’n Fly www.jetpetresort.com
RARE! ENGLISH & FRENCH colored Bulldogs. Reserve now! 604-802-6934 www.westcoastrarebulldogs.com
For Carpet, Upholstery, Mattress. Why live with urine odor? Guaranteed! 604-536-7627 www.Emerald.ChemDry.ca
Pets - Other
GUINEA PIG 3 1/2 yrs F tri colour +access. Needs good home. 604-222-2060 * 778-788-2060
3550 SHIBA INU PUPS playful & ready to go. Parents TKA imported. (604) 420-1016/910-1818
1 BR Condo, 2nd flr, fully reno’d, open flr plan, birch hrdwd flrs, ss appls, balcony, cov prkg. Must be Seen! $179,000. 778-861-5372
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Absolutely Best Deal on Market! Condo’s below $100,000, easy qualifying. Ronald Keith, MacDonald Realty 604-590-2444
Sry, 6960-120 St, Harleen Gardn New 900sf, 1 BR garden patio ste, ALL appls, f/p, sec’d parking, +. $200k incls HST! 604-690-4979
Houses - Sale
$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Abbotsford Reduced 1800sf 4br 2ba w/suite, quiet cul-de-sac $339K 859-4048 id5174 Coquitlam 10,000sf lot w/1000sf 3br 2ba home, outbuilding $440K 778-859-0717 id4272 Langley renovated top floor 1161sf 2br 2ba condo, view $293K 778-996-3444 id5179 Maple Ridge drastically reduced 4.9ac serviced vu acreage $440Kobo 722-3996 id4694 Maple Ridge immaculate 1200sf 4br log home .37ac lot $539,900 778-240-1196 id5118 Maple Ridge Open House Sat/Sun 2-4, #27 11355-236st extra large 2757sf 4br 2.5ba tnhse, furnished, $394,950 778-229-0890 id5180 Mission, Owner Retiring, profitable framing store & gallery $47,000 826-7993 id5176 Mission, Hatzic Lake waterfront lot w/2007 Class A motorhome $248K 826-2711 id5177 New West Bargain, 638sf 1br condo near Royal Centre Mall $164,900 525-8577 id5142 Sry Price Reduced 2600sf 6br 3ba w/bsmt suite, 7930sf lot $448K 585-9055 id4928 Sry Fleetwood 3290sf 5br 4ba with side suite, 5936sf lot $579,900 507-4233 id5048 Sry Cedar Hills 2235sf 4/5br home w/suite Fab views 8138sf lot $449K 951-9104 id5119 Sry Cloverdale Open House Sat/Sun 1-4, #40, 16995-64ave Gated 3247sf 4br w/master on main, media room $509K 575-1277 id5181
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NOTICE IS Hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of Clement Wardrope Brown, formerly of Apt 1250-7550 Cumberland St. Lower North, Burnaby, BC, V3N 2X5, Deceased, who died on February 10, 2010, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Beverly Misch, 6780 Ellis Rd. Prince George, BC, V2N 6E2 on or before November 15, 2010, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490
6020-14 7 $67
N. WEST. All services paid, inclds u/grd electrical, DCC’s, survey & eng’ng report. 33’ x 130’ lot. No HST. $333,888. 604-726-0677. usellahome.com ● ID # 4711
Family Living at It’s Best!
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
700 PARK CRESCENT
Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. No pets. Includes hotwater & storage.
1021 HOWAY ST. NEW WESTMINSTER
$ 11Bdrm 799 & 2 from Bdrms $ 2 Bdrms from 959 starting at $810
50%Include OFF 1st month 2 bdrm suites heat, forhot water, Include hotintercom. water, D/W, gym heat, & visual D/W, gym & visual intercom. U/G parking & storage avail. U/GNear parking & storage avail. transit/Skytrain Near&transit/Skytrain shopping. & shopping. Move-in bonus.Call for details. details. Follow Call us onfor twitter.com/capreit Pet Friendly Community
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27021-24th Avenue, Aldergrove!
BACH & 1 BR, Newly Reno’d, cls to shop & transit, secured, incls heat, h/w, prkg, Start @ $675. 604-325-1385 www.remirealty.ca
BBY BOSA HIGHGATE Deluxe 2 BR, 2 bath, granite/hardwood, $1295 incls parking & storage. Avail now. N/S. Pet OK. Call Dirk, 604-294-9263 or 604-612-9032
BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $875 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, June 1, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803
BURNABY, OMA-2, 3 BR, sub Penthouse, 26th flr, 2 bath, granite counters, 2 balcony, 2 prkg, all ammens, storage, f/p, view, very bright $2380. cat ok, avail Sept 1. Ray 604-313-8817
815 - 5th Ave, New West
A Property Worth Seeing!
Call Leigh Turnbull 604-530-4111
POINT ROBERTS Wash, US. Nr Tsawwassen. RANCHER 2200sf, reno’d, beautiful 70ft Waterfront Ocean! By Owner. 604-690-4979
MT. BAKER SKI AREA 2 cabins, 1 property. Rent one, use one. Gated community w/ amenities. 35 min. from border $449,000 U.S. Maryann Angus 360-224-6704 www.mymtbakerhome.com
COQ. 1 BR + den Condo, in ste w/d, full gym, $1200/mo, avl immed, N/s, N/p. 604-724-0298
COQ 2 BR $825. 3 BR $1000. Now/Aug 1. Incls d/w, ht, prkg. Pet ok 604 523-9950 or 521-8249 LUXURY TOP floor 1000 sq ft 2bdrm + den Bby Heights. Views South. Parking/locker incl. $1695. firstname.lastname@example.org
325 Casey St, Coquitlam Large 1 BR Apt, from $760 incls heat, hot water, cable & secure u/grd prkg. Clean, quiet, adult-oriented building. Small pets ok. View by appt.
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604 936-1225
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Bachelor suite, 1 BR & 2 BR apts. Incl heat, h/w & cable. U/grd parking avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
KING ALBERT COURT
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358
office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Metrotown Area - Bby
Updated Studio & 1 BR Apts. Rental Incentives Offered. Rent includes heat and hot water.
office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261
1300 King Albert, Coq
McBride Blvd, New West
Extra large 1 BR, 2 BR, 2 BR + Den & 3 BR Apts. Renovated, rent includes heat & hot water.
CALL (604) 438-4544
CALL (604) 524-5840
By Highgate Mall in Burnaby 1 BR from $780/month 2 BR from $950/month Spacious, modern, clean bldg. Includes heat, h/w, basic cable & prkg. Quiet pets ok.
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789
for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca
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Surrey Gardens Apartments Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets
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Out Of Town Property
BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR corner unit, $825 incl heat & h/w. ns/np, Newly reno’d. U/grd prkg. storage, July 1. 604-779-3882
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained Get more for everyday family living space in this custom built home. Features large open ﬂoor plan, fresh designer colours, expansive kitchen island, media room, extra large master bedroom with large soaker tub, dual shower and walk in closet. Includes unauthorized rental suite, central air throughout, full security system, wired for sound, hardwood ﬂoors plus many other extras. Quiet undeveloped acreage across the street.
2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments
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BBY, NORTH. Lougheed Mall. 2 BR, 1 1/2 baths. $1100/MO + utils. Avail Aug. 1. ns/np, newly reno, 5 new appls, 604-671-4631
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For Sale - Langley Retail Strata, New Construction, aprox 1040sf $416K. Drive by #106, 19909 64th Ave Call Gord 604-649-6495
1 BR $840 - 4232 Sardis Street has elev balc, ht hw included. Aug 1, 604-825-5396
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
BROILER CHICKENS for sale in Abbotsford. call Rex or Jean after 5pm, 604-856-0349
1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100. ●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.
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N. WEST 940 sf cln 2 BR with balc & view, $970 incls ht, h/w, locker, Aug 1, N/p, N/s. 778-991-8818. NEW WEST, Large 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Close to transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086
St Andrews Street 3 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, avail Aug 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.
220 7th St, New West 1 BR $700. 2 BR $850. Rent incls heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604 519-1382 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
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
NEW WEST: Moody Park 1 BR $640 + utils. Quiet. Aug 1. Cat ok. 604-591-3628, 604-517-5593 NEW WEST. Reno’d Bach & 1 BR New Appl’s etc. No Pets, $675 -$795 inc. HT/HW 604-724-8353
Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE
New DELUXE Condo Available NOW. 1 BR & Den • 900 square feet
7 appls, parking, storage. Rec & Amenity rooms. NS / NP.
604- 983- 8046
SILVER STAR Apts. 6125 Silver Ave. Across St from Metrotown & skytrain, clean, quiet close to bus & shops, 1 br, $825, avail July 1, heat h/w incld, no pets, 1 yr lease, Dorset Realty John 604-439-9602 New Westminster
909 - 12th Street
1 BR, newer appls. Avail Now/ Aug 1. $625. N/S, cat ok. Lease & excl refs a must.
Al Dodimead ACD Realty
view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West
Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge
Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
As new 2 BR condo, 6 appls. N/S, pet possible. Avail Aug 1. Lease & excl refs. $1250.
office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768
St. Andrews Court
814 Royal Avenue
Al Dodimead ACD Realty view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
910 St. Andrews Street, New Westminster Bach suite, $700/mo. Big 1 BR from $750/mo. Rent includes heat. Reno’d, new paint, h/wd flrs. Cat ok. Seniors’ special.
MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Reference required.
Queens Avenue 136 10th St, New West
3 BR Townhouse, $1218 includes heat & hot water, w/d hookup & common laundry & u/grd prkg. $1200 share purchase.
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BBY, NORTH. Clean 2 BR, g/lvl. Nr SFU. Big back yard. Nice area! Ns/np. Immed. 604-253-0168
102-120 Agnes St, N.West
CALL 604 525-2122
COQ, LOUGH Mall. 4 BR. Sh’d w/d, deck, f/yard. N/s. $1,550/mo incl hydro. Aug 1st. 604-313-4083
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Mix of Brand New & Renovated Apartments 7155 Hall Road, Newton, Surrey
(King George & 72 Avenue)
★ Move in Bonus ★ Large 1 BR & 2 BR From $700/month
New building has electric heat, wood lam. floors, carpet & child’s playground. Some 1 BR have electric f/p. Near bus loop, Newton Wave Pool & Newton Sports Rec Centre. Quiet pets welcome.
FULLY FURNISHED 1,500 sq ft. 1 Bedroom Basement Suite in West Coquitlam (near Lougheed Mall). Included are: full TV cable with movie & sports channels, high-speed internet, all utilities and parking. $1200/mo. Call Rudy @ 604-619-8920
BBY EAST, 3 BR, 2 f/bath, 4 appls, garage, large sundeck. Aug 1. $1400. By bus. NS/NP. 604-512-8196 or 604-722-4142
COQ Ctre, by schools, College, 5 BR, 2 baths, lrg yrd, storage, refs. $1700, immed. 604-939-0273 COQ. WEST, 2 level, 5 br, 1 bath, 5 appls, 1 min to shops/trans. now $1800, ns, np, 604-764-6618 NEW WEST West End 2 BR hse, finished bsmt, nice area, garage, n/p, nr skytrain, 604-526-7749 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard, new roof, double garage.. $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster
Houses - Rent
RESTAURANT FOR lease, Maple Ridge fully equipped, ready to open was lic. for 43 seats. 604-462-8164 or 339-5899
Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, $650 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, Avail Aug 1, Call 778-846-5275
WW PLATEAU quiet spac 3 br ste, 2 bath , granite ent, all appls, inste w/d, sauna. N/S. $1450 inc utils. Av Sept 1. 604-970-2888
2 BR bsmnt ste, 1100 sf, cls to all amens, $950/mo + 1/3 utils, immed, N/s, N/p, Boundary & Imperial area. Call 604-790-8099 2 BR bsmt suite avail immed. Hastings & Nanaimo area. $1200/mth incl utils. Shared laundry. N/S, no pets. Refs req. Call 604-254-2617 after 8pm. 2 BR Suite/2 Car Garage. $900 + utilities. Near BCIT. No pets & n/s. 604-897-2929. 3 BR main flr, 1.5 baths, $1250 + utils, NS NP, nr Lougheed Mall, avail Now. call 604-518-2490
BBY, E. Newer 1 BR, priv entry. $750/mo inclds hydro. Ns/np, no w/d. Aug 1st. Refs. 604-521-1366
POCO LRG 1 BR grd lev, own w/d, $775 incls utils & cable. Aug 1. NS/NP. 604-551-9123
BBY HIGHGATE. 2 BR ste $900 & 1 BR $750, incls cable, net. N/P 604-515-4714 or 778-887-2659
POCO, RENO’D 3 BR, main flr, 1 1/2 bth, quiet, shrd lndry, $1250 + 2/3 utils, n/s, n/p. 604-728-7404
BBY, LRG 2 BR g/lev ste, very clean. $900 incls hydro/sat cable & w/d, N/s. Call 604 517-2140
BBY N. area, main flr, lrg liv area, sm kitch/bath, 3 sm BR, N/s, N/p, $800/mo incls utils. 604-291-8308
BBY NORTH 3 BR, Broadway/ Sperling, nr SFU, quiet area, ns/ np, $1650. Sep 1. 604-505-5039
BBY, N. Buffalo St. 1 BR, kitchen, full bath, clean, quiet place. $850/mo incl utilities. No Smoke/ No Pet. Avail now. 604-420-1077
BBY, S. Boundary/Kingsway. 1 BR, f/bath, f/yard, veggie garden, shared w/d. $700/mo incl hydro/ cbl. Immed. Ns/np. 640-437-7519 BBY SFU, Brand new. 3 BR Upper & 2 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. Avail now. NS/N/P. 604-299-3695 COQ 2 BR ste, above grnd, $800/mo, shared w/d, N/p, avail Aug 1, incls hydro. 604-944-8906 COQ, 585 Alderson Av. 2 BR g/l, new paint & carpets, share w/d, alarm. $999 incls utils & cable. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-931-6269 COQ, Como Lake/Clarke. 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $695/mo incl hydro/ cable. Av. now. 778-217-9934
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
COQ, Mariner Way. 2 BR. 1 bath h/wd flrs, priv w/d. $850/mo + 1⁄3 util. Ns/np. Immed. 604-521-5642
MAPLE RIDGE. 2 BR, f/bath, priv w/d. N/s. $1100/mo incl hydro/cbl. Aug 1st or 15th. 604-463-7976
N WEST, Lrg 1 BR + den. Near 22 Skytrn & amens $790 incls utils /cbl. Now. ns/np. 604-710-1864
3 BR, 1½ baths, fridge/stove, laundry hook-up. $1,250/mo + utilities. Near Skytrain, schools and Lougheed Hwy in North Burnaby. Family-oriented complex. Immed. N/s, no dogs. ★ Cats are welcome! ★
Gorgeous 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath townhome in Presidia. Walk to skytrain, shops, Central Park. Secure pkg, f/p, ensuite ldry. Immac $2200. Avail. Aug. 1st.
POCO, GLENWOOD, 1000 sf. 3bdrm suite, new renos, prkg, storage, n/p, n/s. 995 + util. 604-944-7020 Leave message. Avail Aug 1st
BBY 2 BR g/lvl ste, n/s, n/p, $850 incls utils/cable/internet. NrMetrotown, no w/d, 604-434-1422
BBY CTRL. 1 BR bsmt, av now. $750 incls utls & sh’d W/D. N/P. 604-540-9420 or 604-779-7816
BBY E 2BR glvl, 1200sf, inste w/d, f/yd, priv sundeck, ns/np, $900 + util, Sept 1, 604 290-2181
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
ROYAL STEAM CLEANING CO. Carpet & Fireplace Cleaning. Call 604-765-8054
White Glove Residential Cleaning Service
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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.
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865 Aussie Excavations. Backhoe & mini excav. hire fast reliable same day quote Tim 778-322-3002
DIRECT FROM THE MILL 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail, etc... We Install Chain Link & Cedar Fencing. Free Est. 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604 520-7792 Timberlandforestproducts.com
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless 604-219-6944 We cover the HST INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
Contact 604 939-0221 firstname.lastname@example.org
BBY 6994 Greenwood St, Brand New approx 1800sf W/H with finished office, clean, large O/H door, 3 phase power, avail Now. Call 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com
N. WEST, Queensborough, 3 BR, main flr, 1 bath, $1100/mo + utils, immed, own prkg. 604-671-8389 POCO, GLENWOOD, 1000 sf. 2bdrm, upperfloor, new renos, lam floor, prkg, w/d, storage, n/p, n/s. 895 + util. 604-944-7020 Leave message. Avail Aug 1st
Remax Crest Realty
COQ Unit 201-2080 Hartley Ave, 1500 sf, a/c office, reno’d, great layout, 2 washrooms, kitchen, 4 priv offices, large open area, $1300/mo + HST, gated cplex, ample prkg. 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com COQ/POCO border, Office Space for Rent, $900/mo, 810sf + mezz, 3 prkg. Gd area. 604-464-7590
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BBY 2 BR bsmt, lrg livg rm, gas f/p, own w/d. Avail now. $900 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-779-0414
BBY, Deer Lake. 2 BR, sh’d w/d, c/port. Suits 1 or 2. $1000/mo incl hydro. Ns/np. Now. 604-521-6120 6370 NAPIER St. older house, 4 br. 2 bath, 2100sf, near SFU, ns, np, yard, lease, avail now, $1800, Eric 604-723-7368 (Prop. Mngt)
CALL 604 723-8215
1 BR, grnd lev, new paint/hdwd, share w/d, $775 incld’s utils Aug 1 New West 604-209-8006
SKYLINE TOWERS 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.
Houses - Rent
Duplexes - Rent
Contact Natalie 778-230-9037 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
1-BEDROOM AP T. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.
Driveways, Sidewalks, Stairs, Floors, Forming, Landscaping, Any Reno’s, 778-881-0961
CHRIS’S GARAGE DOORS SERVICE: Special Broken Springs Replacement. New Doors & Openers. Competitive Prices. Call (604) 970-0868
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300 Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142
Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Sofﬁts All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price
Watt Power Electric Ltd
• Full reno’s • Service changes • New homes • Lighting upgrades Quality electrical work done right. No job is too small! Call Chris Watt, 778-229-2617
Lic. # 91746
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
#1167 LIC Bonded. Expert trouble shooter, sm job specialist, reno’s, panel changes. 617-1774. #1 ELECTRICIAN in the CITY! •Licenced • Bonded •Insured #99205. Call 604-636-1866
RAIN CENTRE LTD.
(since 1968) 4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs & cleaning. Free Estimates 604 874-8158 Check us out with the BBB
Edgemont Gutters. Sales & Install 5’’ continuous gutter, minor repairs, cleaning. 604-420-4800 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed & hand cleaned. 604-524-0667
BATHROOMS & much more. 40 yrs on the North Shore. Working within your budget. 778-387-3626
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083
LIC ELECTRIC. Comm & Res. Bonded. Reas Rates. Free Est. Professional Work. 604 719-8603
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
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HOME SERVICES Landscaping
Landscaping, Excavation & Demos turf, ponds, irrigation, retaining walls, paver patios, pool excavation/fill, stump grinding, walkways, jack hammering, concrete cutting, delivery/hauls, drainage/sewer/water, complete yard redevelopments and strata contracts
Lawn & Garden
STONE WORK Retaining walls, facing, cultured stone. 604-603-2576 tymerstonework.com
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Efﬁcient & Reliable
604-708-8850 Local 604 Movers
CHAFFER BEETLE. Now is the time for treatment! Landscaping, gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488
✔ Reasonable Rates ✔ Large & small Moves ✔ Friendly well trained staff! ✔ Flat Rates Available.
#1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872 •Res/Com Lawn Maintenance •Yard Cleanup • Lawn Repairs •Gardening • Building Projects •Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning Bulk landcape material & delivery Free Est 604 779-6978
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 day honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
POPEYE’S MOVING 604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
YARD CLEAN-UP, Trim/Prune hedges, pressure wash, rubbish removal, Free est. 604-710-9670
www.popeyesmovingbc.com TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
Oil Tank Removal
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL Detection & Removal of Oil Tanks Quality Guaranteed Exp & Prof Reliable. 778-223-8265 TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Specialists Tanks - pumped, filled, removed res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234
Oil Tank Removal
Collectibles & Classics
$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 11 out of 17 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Want a VISA? www.coastlineautocredit.com or 1-888-208-3205.
Collectibles & Classics
CANSTAR PAINTING The Quality You Trust! Interior & Exterior Projects Prof. Crew of Master Painters Prof. Design & Product Consultation Free Est./Written Guarantee
Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments EXPERTS OF:
Drywall Repair Repaint Texture Ceilings,Trim, Doors, Frames, Cabinets Walls & Floors, Colour Selection…etc.
TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rates / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377
ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.
Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured
ALIN Maintenance Services Power Wash, Windows, Gutter Clean & Repair. 604-319-2229
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
Drainage & Plumbing Inc.
Plumbing, Drainage, Repairs & Installation
Main sewer lines, water lines, camera inspections, plugged drains, hot water tanks and drain tiles. 24/7 Emergency available Sat/Sun/Holidays Licensed, Insured, Bonded
Better Quality, Better Service
Edgemont Building Maintenance. Power Washing, Window & Gutter Cleaning. 604-420-4800
RUDI 604-939-0697 or 778-838-2666
AAA PRECISION PAINTING
Grant’s Home Maintenance
Special rates for ongoing maintenance painting.
8Plumbing 8Drain Cleaning 8Hot Water Tank Specials 8Seniors Discounts
Free Est * Insured * WCB
Renovations & Home Improvement
ANOVA PAINTING & RENOVATIONS Experienced crews are ready for all of your job needs. Interior & exterior painting. Free estimates. 15% seniors’ discount. Call Wilson at: 778-688-9684
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005
Complete Renovations Commercial & Residental Samuel 604-715-6289 www.bethelhomes.ca email@example.com
Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 New . Additions . Renovations Licenced, insured and bonded 25+ years exp . 604 936-0404
Clogged drains, drips, garbs, installs & more, reliable! 24 hr Emergency service 778-888-9184
HIGHMARKPLUMBING.COM Heating, Gas fitting, Drainage. Excavation. 604-945-6060
NEED A LIC. PLUMBER? Plugged drain specialist. Leaky or broken pipes. Hot water tanks. Free Est. Adam 604-916-1578
MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.
PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835
Save 20% when you book your interior or exterior paint job by July 31/10. Marc 778 867-0179
PLUMBER: Licensed & Insured. Quality, Affordable, Dependable. Call Matt 604-765-3402.
•Residential Rooﬁng •Siding and Window Installations •Aluminum Awnings and Railings •Rain Gutter Replacements •Drainage Installations and Repairs
1987 BMW, 325, classic, 5 spd. beige, vinyl, sun roof, exc cond. 100,000mi, $3000, 604-873-3243
Scrap Car Removal
No Wheels No Problem
Service From Call
Family Owned & Operated
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!
Topside Roofing 604-290-1650 Quality Workmanship. Prompt, Prof Service. Insured. Call Phillip UNI ROOFING Co. Ltd. New & Re-Roofs, Asphalt, Shingle, Torch-on, Cedar & Tile. Res & Com. Free Est. 604-726-1928
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby & N.West only 778-859-8760
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE
SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed! Family owned & operated since 1989
★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yard bins. Lowest rates! disposalking.com 604-306-8599 RUBBISH REMOVAL 24/7 Affordable, same day service, Seniors discount. We recycle. Call Steve 604-807-0198
$50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish & Lawn & Garden Work fast service Patrick 604-808-1652
8309 A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
A North West Roofing Specialist in Re-Roofing & Repair, Free Est 10% disc, WCB, Liability Insured. Jag 778-892-1530
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319 Ceramic & Stone Installation •Bath •Kitchen •Floors •Decks Int/Ext •Free Est • 604-789-5671
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★refoof ★ repair★ Fully Ins. Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections
Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
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
SSK ROOFING & SIDING Re-roofing. Gutters. WCB / BBB 604-787-4622 or 778 240-6513
Edgemont Building Maintenance. Window & Gutter Cleaning, Power Washing. 604-420-4800
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
1988 FORD F150, newer engine, trans & clutch, supercab, long box & canopy. $3000. 778-238-1780
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC
Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
SUMMER SPECIAL SAVE THE HST Have Your Roof Done Between Now & Aug 31
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Scrap Car Removal
Bath, Kitchen, Suite’s & More www. renorite.com 604-781-7695
ELITE PAINTING & pressure washing, free est., res/comm, Lic./Reg’d Rob 778-319-9872
BETHEL HOMES CONSTRUCTION
1972 TR6 restored, new clutch, brakes, top, excellent condition. $18,500 obo 604-728-8042
STORMWORKS, OIL Tank Removal. Recommended Insured. Reasonable Rates 604-724-3670
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1986 911 COUPE, rare Euro version, 92kms, all orig, immac. $28,000. 604-263-0314
2003 MERCEDES CLK430 Mint! black/black. WVan lady driven 80,000k $24,999 604.729.0626
2002 PONTIAC Montana, 110 K, 1 owner, all serv records, no acc, very clean, ns V6 auto, aircared Aug 2011, $4950. 604-916-7160
9515 1998 VW Jetta, Wolfsburg Edition. Exc cond, no accidents. White ext, dark grey deluxe int, fully loaded european options, low K .Very desirable model & body style. $5495. 604-808-6223
2004 V6 Tiburon Tuscani, black, standard, stored due to illness, only 37,500kms, chrome rims, perrelli tires, stock w/winters, f/l, leather, sunroof, paid $47,000 now $21,000 Valerie cell (604) 785-8577 home (250) 245-0067
2003 SUBARU Outback Ltd., immaculate, AWD, 2.5-l, 4 cyl, ABS, 4 speed auto, 2 s/r, A/C, 191K kms. 604-552-3443.
BUY MY car stereo for $10000 and the car is free!
WANTED. 12, 14 or 16 foot aluminum boat, with or without motor or trailer. 604-319-5720
1980 20 FT GMC FRONTIER70,000 orig km, int all new, new tire/brakes,exhaust/shocks. Reduced to $4900. 604-825-3845
A40 • Wednesday, July 21, 2010 • The Record
Langley Farm Market PRODUCE
(Product of B.C.) ($4.38/kg)
(Product of B.C.) ($2.18/kg)
SNAP TOP CARROTS
GREEN ZUCCHINI SQUASH
(Product of B.C.) ($2.18/kg)
(Product of B.C.) ($1.08/kg)
(Product of B.C.) ($.79/kg)
M E AT
Beef Chuck Steak Boneless AA ($6.59 kg) .............................................
Chicken Whole Wing
Greek Gods Traditional Style Greek Yogurt (650g) ............. $399ea Assorted Flavour San Remo Canned Beans (540 mL) .................................. 99¢ea (Chick Peas, Black Beans & Red Kidney Beans only)
($4.39 kg) ...............................................
Panini Bread (670g).................................. $169ea White Sub Buns (6's) ................................. $119ea Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies (6's)................ $259ea
Pork Side Ribs – Whole
($4.39 kg) ...............................................$199/lb
Freybe Plain Roast Beef (100g) ...................$129 Freybe European Wieners (100g) ................ 99¢
Mozzarella Cheese (100g) ..............................$109
Valid Wed. July 21 - Sun. July 25, 2010 while quantities last
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