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City puts kids first in charter BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of New Westminster is one of the first B.C. communities to approve a charter that enshrines a “children first” agenda. “The New Westminster Children’s Charter supports the efforts of the city in creating a more child-, youth- and family-friendly city,” said a report presented to council on Monday. “Council’s endorsement of the charter is further evidence of the city’s leadership in this area and will be instrumental in having other bodies and organizations endorse it.” Council has endorsed the New Westminster Children’s Charter in principle and supported the posting of the charter in all civic facilities. “It reaffirms a lot of the work the city is doing about making New Westminster a friendly place to raise a family, to raise children,” said Coun. Jonathan Cote. The staff report said the New Westminster early childhood development committee has been promoting a “children first” agenda. The committee’s efforts have included developing a website (www.kidsnewwest.ca), hosting events for families and training sessions for early childhood development professionals and preparing studies in support of the development of child development hubs in the Queensborough and uptown/ downtown neighbourhoods. The committee recently developed the New Westminster Children’s Charter, which is based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The report noted that the United Nations ◗Charter Page 4
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War paint: Chris Hennebery, an artist and former Armed Forces Reserves solider who spent two decades with the Royal Westminster Regiment, will soon be heading off to Afghanistan through the Canadian Forces Artists Program.
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A former soldier is getting ready to head off to war-torn Afghanistan, only instead of carrying a rifle, he’ll be armed with pencils and paintbrushes. Chris Hennebery, 42, spent more than 20 years as a member of the Royal Westminster Regiment and wants to (literally) draw attention to the stories of reserve soldiers
who leave their lives and family behind to serve their country overseas. Sometime next spring (the military won’t let him give the exact dates), the married father of two young children will be trading the cozy confines of his office at a downtown software development company for the mean streets of Kandahar as part of the Canadian Forces Artists Program, a military initiative that allows volunteer artists to document the experiences of Canadian troops at home and overseas. “I’m getting embed status as an embedded artist,” said Hennebery, who will also
be accompanied by a photographer. “We’re going there almost as media. I’ll be an independent, outside eye looking at them as they do their job, and I’ll be trucking around in the desert with them. “ Hennebery, who has the rank of sergeant and studied painting at Emily Carr University, never served overseas during his time in the reserves but has plenty of friends who have. He said the tales of Reserve Forces – part-time volunteer soldiers who have regular civilian jobs – don’t always receive the same level of attention ◗Artist Page 4
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McBride-Sapperton Residents’ Association Meeting The McBride-Sapperton Residents’ Association will meet on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Sapperton Pensioner’s Hall to discuss the United Boulevard Extension project.
Kringle, Cards and Crackers Children (8 - 10 years) are invited to experience a traditional Victorian Christmas, making holiday crafts and listening to festive stories. Participants will make their own card to send to that special family member and create a holiday cracker to put a bang in their celebrations! Saturday, December 4 1:30 - 3:30 pm New Westminster Museum & Archives Registration Fee: $11.50 For more information, please call New Westminster Museum and Archives at 604-527-4640.
A Very Victorian Christmas at Irving House Irving House has been decorated in Victorian Christmas splendor for the holiday season! Enjoy live Christmas music in our Victorian parlor as you travel back in time to the days of holly, ivy and old St. Nicholas. Performers, from barbershop quartets to youth choirs to woodwind and brass, will entertain you throughout Irving House. December 11, 12, 18 & 19 12:00 - 4:00 pm Irving House Drop-in Fee: Admission by donation For more information, please contact New Westminster Museum and Archives at 604-527-4640.
Victorian Christmas Teas Get in the holiday spirit by treating yourself to Victorian tea in the Grandmother’s Room at Irving House. Surrounded by the splendor of a Victorian Christmas, you will be served tea and traditional holiday treats. Musical entertainment will complete an afternoon of relaxation and holiday cheer. Four sittings accommodating six guests are available on December 12, 18, and 19 between noon and 3:00 pm. The registration fee is $90.25 per seating. Please contact the New Westminster Museum and Archives for availability at 604-527-4640.
United Boulevard Extension Open House – December 7th TransLink will be holding an additional Open House on the United Boulevard Extension project on December 7th, 2010 at the Justice Institute of BC from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. The session will include display boards in the atrium from 6:00 - 6:45 pm, and a presentation in the theatre from 6:45 - 8:30 pm.
Construction Notice Sandpiper Contracting will be constructing a new watermain, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer along Columbia Street (westbound lanes) from Eighth Street to Tenth Street from November 15, 2010 to December 15, 2010. The public should expect delays between the hours of 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
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New Westminster Crime Free Multi-Housing Program Tenancy Workshop for New Westminster CFMH Certiﬁed Owners, Property Managers, Resident Managers New Westminster Police will be hosting a workshop on how to deal with difﬁcult tenants, evictions, and dispute resolution with guest speaker Marg Gordon, Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of BC Apartment Owners and Managers Association. This workshop will enhance the Phase One requirement for the CFMH program. DATE: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 TIME: 12:30 - 3:30 pm PLACE: New Westminster Public Library 716 - 6th Avenue, New Westminster COST: $15.00 for CFMH Certiﬁed Members $45.00 for Non-Certiﬁed Members (must be in the process of joining CFMH) Pre-registration required for all attendees. To register, please contact Shelley Cole at 604-529-2528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a crime prevention initiative. Workshop hosted by New Westminster Police Service.
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A CLOSER LOOK: AGING CANADA GAMES POOL AND CENTRE NEEDS WORK
City faces a shopping list of options BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
To go with a patch-up job, or a major renovation? It’s a question facing many homeowners and now the City of New Westminster has to make a similar decision on the popular Canada Games Pool and Centennial Community Centre. The city has received a report examining options for the Canada Games Pool and Centennial Community Centre with the most costly proposal estimated at $55 million. Cannon Design investigated possibilities for renewing the facilities and presented council with a series of options that ranged from $22 to $55 million in 2010 dollars. ◆ Option 0: Minimal fix and upgrade of building systems to extend the building’s life for five to 10 years. ◆ Option 1: Retrofit existing buildings without adding new gross building space or addressing any of the expansion issues defined in the building program. ◆ Option 2: Retrofit existing buildings and add a new 22,500 square foot lobby/fitness building that will provide a link between the two existing buildings. This option, which would also see the addition of a new 20,500 square foot leisure pool and support space, would be done in two distinct phases. ◆ Option 3: Demolish and replace existing buildings with
new facilities. The new complex would be about 113,574 square feet, which represents about 42,780 square feet of new and additional area. This option would include a new 10-lane, 52-metre pool, a separate leisure pool, a 20,000 square foot fitness centre, new change rooms, multipurpose rooms, food concession and various support spaces. Cannon Design recommended that, in the absence of any budget restrictions, Option 3 be built on the sports field/recycling depot site. The sport field would be built on the old pool site and the recycling centre would be relocated elsewhere. “The remainder of the site would be dedicated for parking,” stated the consultant’s report. “This option represents the best value for investment, the greatest ability to meet future increased demand and the best siting of the building.” Canada Games Pool was built in 1972, while Centennial Community Centre was constructed in 1967. Coun. Bill Harper said the presentation at council’s Nov. 22 working session provided a very detailed analysis of the condition of the existing pool and the kind of costs the city would incur if it did an extensive renovation or replacement of the facilities. “In my view it is quite along way off,” he said. “It is a huge cost.” Council received the staff report for information, and will
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Past its prime: The Canada Games Pool was built in 1972 and is showing its age. The city faces some tough decisions on how to deal with the aging facility. discuss the matter as part of the city’s long-range capital budget program. “The options put forward were multi-millions of dollars at this time,” said Coun. Betty McIntosh. “I do not see us going forward with a retrofit or a rebuild. It is something that is going to have to be a long-term goal.” McIntosh said the city doesn’t have to be providing all services that are offered in the community. She noted there are a number of fitness centres in the city and
several apartments have swimming pools. “There are private facilities coming on-stream that are meeting the needs of some new residents,” she said. “The city doesn’t have to meet the needs of everybody. We don’t have to be everything for everybody.” The 58-page consultant’s report included sections on demand analysis that considered issues such as population projections, age, ethnicity and health variables and trends, and par-
ticipation rates. It also includes a market analysis, site analysis, existing building analysis, development options, a financial analysis and recommendations. In terms of the facility’s current usage rates, the report notes that the facilities operate at capacity, especially during peak period demand. “The aquatic facility is overused during the 4 to 7 p.m. time slot, and the facility is remarkably busy during all times of the ◗Pool Page 10
Meetings set to explore United Blvd. plans BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal City residents will get a chance to get information and offer input into the proposed United Boulevard extension at two upcoming meetings. The McBride-Sapperton Residents’ Association is hosting a meeting about the United Boulevard extension proposal and its impact on the livability of the Sapperton Neighbourhood. The residents’ association’s meeting is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 1 (tonight) at 7 p.m. at the Sapperton Pensioners Hall. TransLink held an open house about the proposed United Boulevard extension at the Justice Institute of B.C. on Nov. 18. The project is proposed to deal
with congestion and safety issues at Braid and Brunette, multiple rail/road crossings, limited access to the Braid industrial area, a single lane Bailey Bridge, and poor pedestrian and bicycle facilities. Many residents expressed concern about the impacts that the project would have on the Sapperton neighbourhood. “That’s an understatement,” said Geoff Pinkerton, president of the McBrideSapperton Residents’ Association. “There’s been quite a buzz about it. There’s been a lot of anger that the meeting that happened was not well advertised by TransLink.” Sapperton residents are invited to attend the Dec. 1 residents’ association meeting, which will give the association’s executive input that it needs to take a position on the issue.
Following TransLink’s meeting, New Westminster city council approved recommendations to TransLink regarding the United Boulevard extension. The city has asked TransLink to ensure that all further public consultation on the project reference only Option A (the original T-intersection configuration at Brunette Avenue) and not Options B, C or D (that would impact some homes in the area). The city is also asked TransLink to provide technical information on traffic impacts, noise and sightlines, to do further public consultation in a presentation format in a suitable venue, to have all city staff approve all materials presented at the open house and to remove the wall that’s shown drawings for Option A and replace the wall with appropriate landscaping.
Some city officials have expressed concern about some of the information presented on display boards at the open house, including images that were too small, mislabeled or had the wrong information. One TransLink official used a marker to draw in the correct changes partway through the open house. TransLink will hold another public meeting about the United Boulevard extension on Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Justice Institute of B.C. A TransLink spokesperson said the meeting will include a presentation so everyone gets the same information, and will correct any deficits with the materials that were presented at the recent meeting in New Westminster. www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus
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that those of full-time members of the Armed Forces do. “It’s usually very focused on the regular forces, which is obviously important, but 40 per cent of our tours and peacekeeping missions are augmented by citizen soldiers. They’re truck drivers, they work for B.C. Transit, they’re policemen and firemen – these are people who literally have to walk away from their jobs and families to go over there and volunteer,” said Hennebery. “They’re working on the front lines with regular force soldiers on patrols or as part of the omelet (the nickname for the OMLT, the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team), which is the group in charge of training the Afghans. They’re sprinkled all over, so it is really kind of an interesting story and no one has really documented it. The goal is not to glorify war but instead capture the spirit and intent of the volunteer soldiers.” He said that while many soldiers bring back plenty of posed or hastily snapped photos, they often don’t capture the essence of the experience. It’s hard to get a good shot when you’re busy doing your job, be it sweeping for landmines, building schools and roads, liaising with local communities or battling the Taliban. “That is the whole genesis of this pro-
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ject. I’ll be doing lots of sketches and lots of water colours as preliminary pieces. We’ll document the stories and from that, when I get back home, I’ll have all of this content which I’ll then use to finish the project. My pieces are quite allegorical, they’re very story-driven.” He said that he also expects to see some familiar faces when he gets there. “Over 70 people have already gone from our tiny regiment, which is significant,” he said. The Royal Westminster Regiment also has one who didn’t return, Master Cpl. Colin Bason, who was killed instantly when a vehicle he was riding in was destroyed by a roadside bomb in 2007. Hennebery admitted his family isn’t exactly thrilled with the whole idea. “I have my family going ‘Well, OK, it’s a noble idea, it’s great, we support you, but really?’ The thing is, I was a soldier for 22 years, and my wife kind of takes it in stride. Plus I’m not going to be there very long, I’ll only be there for a couple of weeks.” While the Armed Forces is providing the access, it is up to Hennebery to come up with the funds. To find out more about the project or to make a donation, go to www.paintingto afghanistan.com.
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document’s goal is to raise awareness about the need to create healthy, inclusive, safe and supportive environments for children so they can participate in all aspects of community life and reach their full potential. The early childhood development committee is asking city council and the school board to endorse the Children’s Charter, and will then ask other organizations for their support. While some of the items in the charter are beyond the city’s jurisdiction, the staff report said there are a number of areas the city can tackle or influence, including: providing access to quality child care and early childhood development opportunities; providing a range of housing options that are suitable and appropriate for families; creating accessible, inclusive and safe neighbourhoods; and maintaining a healthy, natural and sustainable envi-
ronment. “It speaks to a lot of the values behind some of the actions we are doing,” said Cote, who chairs the city’s community and social issues committee. Although the charter doesn’t require the city to undertake any specific actions, Cote hopes the city will use it as a reference point when considering issues such as child care, development and child-friendly park designs. The staff report stated that creating a more children, youth and family friendly city will result in a number of benefits, including: supporting healthy child development and improved child outcomes such as school readiness and success; contributing to a vibrant, diverse and intergenerational neighbourhood; facilitating healthy school enrolment (which will guard against school closures); and retaining and attracting skilled professionals. www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus
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Children shouldn’t be political footballs
Former judge Ted Hughes came out watchdog’s office. this week calling for Premier Gordon The Hughes Review was launched in Campbell to repair a major rift between 2005 amid controversy about the death the government and the department of 19-month-old Sherry Charlie in Port that’s supposed to protect Alberni in 2002 and the bunB.C.’s children. gled government investigation It’s a call that will probably that followed. THE RECORD be lost in the never-ending Fast forward to 2010, political battles in this provand the Representative for ince. And that’s a tragedy. Children and Youth, Mary Ellen TurpelHughes’s 2006 review of the child Lafond, has just said that Campbell’s welfare system led to the creation of the government has completed less than
half of the 62 recommendations in the 2006 report. The government contends that is not accurate – in fact, it says that work is underway on most of them. But Hughes agrees that things just aren’t moving fast enough. There’s lots of excuses given: staff changeovers, bureaucratic systems that are rigid, front-line staff who are confused about their roles. As well, we suspect, people are just overworked and the
department understaffed. But whether the problems are in political leadership, or lack thereof, pushback in bureaucracy, staff changeover or a failure to simply follow through – there is simply no adequate excuse for failing to complete this project. Children depend upon us and the government for protection. They don’t get to vote out the government that has failed them. It’s time to fix this.
The ins and outs of the Liberal race IN THE HOUSE KEITH BALDREY
hen it comes to analyzing the B.C. Liberal leadership race, it’s important to remember a few key points. First, the party is a coalition of political interests. There are conservatives and liberals, and the membership includes people who are active in both federal parties. Second, this is not a general election. Choosing the next leader is solely in the hands of the people who belong to the B.C. Liberal party, not the general public. And third, the voting method the party is using includes a preferential ballot, which means a successful candidate who doesn’t win on the first ballot needs significant support from the supporters of other candidates who are dropped from the balloting. Let’s apply these factors to the various candidates to gauge their strengths and weaknesses. George Abbott and, if she runs, Christy Clark are the powerhouse liberal candidates. Clark, in particular, is viewed as being strongly tied to the federal Liberal party, and this will likely hurt her more than Abbott when it comes to courting party members who are strong backers of the federal Conservatives. Abbott also shrewdly recruited
three notable Conservative political operatives to help run his campaign, and that should give him a good chance to reach across the fence and woo support from non-liberals. Kevin Falcon, Rich Coleman and Mike de Jong are on the conservative side of the party, which means they are fighting for a lot of the same voters. Falcon will likely appeal the most to those who are strongly conservative, but he may find it the most difficult to attract many liberal voters. So who are members of the B.C. Liberal Party? A clue to the makeup of members these days may be the high level endorsement they gave Gordon Campbell’s leadership – an 84 per cent approval rating – before he announced he was stepping down. Given that Campbell’s approval rating in the last Mustel poll was just 32 per cent, this suggests members of the B.C. Liberal Party are far more forgiving towards Campbell and his policies than the general public. That suggests that simply running “against” Campbell may not necessarily be the best strategy. Of course, a key to winning the leadership lies in signing up new members across the province. De Jong, who has strong ties to the Indo-Canadian community, has a distinct advantage on this front, but that advantage is seriously diluted under the proposed change to make all ridings equal when it came to voting. The proposed voting method (which is by no means guaranteed to get the required two-
Business extends thanks for help
As one of the businesses impacted by the Nov. 18 fire at 55 Eighth St. (Downtown fire ‘suspicious,’ The Record, Nov. 24), we’d like to thank two key members of our community: the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service and our next-door neighbour. To John Hatch, division chief of public safety and fire prevention, and the rest of the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service team: Thank you so much for your efficient, friendly and professional response to the fire at 55 Eighth St. It was a shocking, whirlwind of a day for us, and we are so grateful to have had such a patient, supportive fire team there to help us out and answer our questions. Thanks for your service to our community. And to Jason Walters, co-owner of the Metro Hall and neighbour at 759 Carnarvon St.: Thank you so much for your very thoughtful and timely support, good coffee for our whole staff team and general outstanding neighbourliness. We are all so grateful to have had such a support◗Liberals Page 7
ive neighbour to help us get through that upsetting day. With much gratitude, The Federation of B.C. Youth In Care Networks, New Westminster
Drunk driving laws raise concern Dear Editor:
The government recently introduced legislation to change the penalties for drinking and driving, and I find it problematic. I don’t wish to suggest in any way that I condone excessive drinking and driving, but the new legislation will create a class of people (drivers) with a criminal record – and they may not be any more likely to cause accidents than other drivers on the road. If the government was trying to create legislation that fines and give drivers a criminal record with a minimal amount a alcohol in their system, then the new legislation is an overwhelming success. If the government is trying to fine and keep impaired drivers with reduced reaction times off the road, then the new legislation is an absolute abysmal failure.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR What about other drivers? ◗ continued from page 6
While the government recently introduced laws against mobile phone use while driving, it took them forever to do it, and it still allows hands-free usage, which has been shown to be as dangerous in reduced reaction times as someone who has had several drinks. If they were serious about impaired driving, then hands-free cellphone usage would be banned as well. While I have no supporting statistics to back it up, it has been said that B.C. bud and other assorted illegal drugs are our largest business. I suspect strongly that there are a lot of people driving under the influence of various illegal drugs that I am sure reduce reaction times while they are driving. A couple of weeks after the new legislation was introduced, there was an article in the paper about how police had stepped up enforcement in this area and had about 200 prosecutions in a period of time I don’t remember. Clearly an unintended consequence of this article was that it pointed out how pathetic their efforts are in this area – and how truly inadequate their enforcement in this area really is. There are a lot of drivers who are on prescription drugs who are quite likely to have reduced reaction times. This may include many drivers and seniors who are taking multiple drug dosages, some of which may negatively interact with each other. Then there is just plain old age for reducing reaction times. There was an article on page 6 of the Sun on June 17, 2010 about the changes in reaction times and adjusting to conditions as we grow older. The article doesn’t even include any discussion about
a large portion of the older population that have had operations, such as knees and hips etc., that surely must affect their reaction times. There is a whole class of drivers who apply makeup, shave, drink coffee, fumble around finding cigarettes and lighting them, and many other distractions that that impair their ability to drive. There are also people who have night vision problems. Needless to say there are drivers who would qualify for more than one minor impairment of the above conditions. So somebody has a couple of drinks and is at .05 and all of a sudden their behavior is criminal – and yet there would many other drivers on the road who are as likely or more likely to have an accident, and yet they aren’t criminals at all. They could be pulled over, and while the police officer is administering the tests etc. be passed by someone talking on their hands-free phone who is more impaired even if they haven’t had anything alcoholic to drink. That clearly is unfair. We still have a knee-jerk reaction to people and alcohol that is immature – and, that being said, some people still handle it immaturely. That still isn’t sufficient cause to create and enforce (enforcement is another issue completely) legislation that is so blatantly unbalanced in relation to lawfulness and consequences. If somebody drinks a lot and drives, they should pay a price, but the new legislation isn’t very good at dealing with a whole host of drivers who are more likely to cause an accident than someone who has had a few drinks, and for that reason it is legislation that fails miserably. Rick Fisher, Burnaby
Liberals: Does anyone have an edge? ◗ continued from page 6
-thirds support to pass at a rules convention) also penalizes an “outsider” like Clark, who has not been active in the party for more than five years. While she no doubt still has ties with a lot of members, her rivals have had more time to cement their own relations with the people who will be voting. The voting proposal is also based on a preferential ballot, so voters will rank the candidates. As I understand it, if there is no clear winner on the first ballot, the bottom-ranked candidate (and maybe more) is dropped and those who voted for that candidate will have their second-choice votes redistributed among the surviving candidates. Then another candidate is dropped, and the sec-
ond-choice votes of that candidate are redistributed, and so on until a winner emerges. So a candidate who can command a lot of second-choice support has a distinct advantage. Candidates who pointedly shun one side of the coalition in favour of wooing support from the other side risk losing that secondchoice support. This may favour someone like Abbott, whose low-key, likeable demeanour may translate into wider support among those not willing to make him their first choice. It may also penalize someone like Falcon, whose aggressive, take-no-prisoners approach may cost him valuable second-choice support. Now, having said all this, it’s important to remember another key factor that will help ultimately
determine the outcome. Members will keep an eye on polls that show which of the candidates has the strongest support among the general public. And this is where Clark may hold the edge. The so-called “freeenterprise coalition” has historically always been able to choose someone who can keep the party in power. Unlike the NDP, which tears itself apart with ideological debates over policies and issues, the coalition ranks having power as its chief reason for existence. It has lost only three times in almost 60 years. Party members will keep that stat in mind when they vote on Feb. 26, and that could trump all other considerations. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.
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Plans for new civic facility taking shape
will include multipurpose rooms, studios, storage, meeting rooms, workstations and work areas for the theatre located below. Planning for the future multiuse civic Spitale said planning has been focused facility continues at a furious pace on a on the interior spaces and no designs of number of fronts. the building’s exterior have been done at City council recently received a presen- this time. tation about the work that’s been complet“We are not at architecture yet, the ed by the design team for the downtown exterior,” she said. “We need to ensure multiuse civic facility. The civic facility the layout works in the highly technical will be built at the corner of Eighth and building.” Columbia streets. Now that council has signed off on the “(The presentation) was to provide an general layout of the interior of the buildupdate on the layout that council had ing, user groups will be consulted about approved,” said Lisa Spitale, the city’s their specific needs. director of development services. “It’s the Council approved a motion by Coun. main components – it’s the conBill Harper to strike a task force vention space, the museum, the to get community input on the arts centre and the theatre.” use of some arts spaces within Planning has been underway the building. He said the arts to examine technical issues of commission will form a subcomthe property. The technical issues mittee, and include community could include considerations members, to work with staff on such as the placement of loading issues such as use and layout of docks. arts spaces in the civic centre. Floor plans presented to city Earlier this year, some comcouncil show a retail/restaurant munity members expressed a area on the ground level facing Bill Harper need for an art gallery within the Columbia Street. Ballrooms and councillor civic centre. meeting space are also included “The decision was to have a on this floor, with these spaces being able fine arts community gallery that was 2,000 to accommodate 500 to 600 people for a sit- square feet,” he said. “It’s to further refine down banquet when joined together. that, make sure we have participation “We have known from the beginning, from the arts community.” one of council’s wish lists was to have Spitale said council indicated it was large dinners in this facility,” Spitale said. comfortable with the general layout and “We have always been limited by the size wanted the plans to go to stakeholders for of Centennial Lodge and Century House.” input. Spitale said the ballrooms and meeting “It’s consistent with going through space are meant to accommodate a variety the stakeholder consultation,” she said of of different needs including conferences, Harper’s motion. “That resolution refertrade shows, meetings and wedding recep- ences the need to seek very specific input tions. Walls can be moved to create larger on the arts space and the gallery space.” or smaller rooms as needed. Spitale said the city has determined that A mezzanine level above the ground- it will need a rezoning for the site, so that level lobby will include a gift shop, storage process will get underway. and work areas. According to Spitale, various teams are “It’s to draw the eye up, to draw the working on different aspects of the provisitor up,” Spitale said. “It creates that ject, including the demolition process, the relationship between the second and first design process and the costs. floor.” Demolition of existing buildings on the The floor plan for the second levels site is anticipated to take place in February. includes theatre space, facilities for the the- That will allow the city to do the excavaatre (storage, green room, dressing rooms), tion that’s required for parking in the summuseums, the Lacrosse Hall of Fame, and mer months. The City of New Westminster museum and art exhibit space. is aiming to complete construction of the Floor plans show that the third floor civic centre by December 2013.
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Cadets holding food drive this week BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps Fraser is once again raising funds and food for the New Westminster Food Bank. The sea cadets will be collecting non-perishable food and financial donations for the food bank on Dec. 2 and 4 as part of their food drive. Cadets will be dropping off paper bags to some Royal City residences and then returning a couple days later to collect donations left in the
bags. “We are going to be dropping bags off this Thursday. We are going to be picking them up on Saturday evening,” said Sub-Lieut. Bryan Watson. “Last year we brought in around 2,000 pounds of food with it. We are really excited to do it again.” All of the food that’s collected will support the New Westminster food bank. In an effort to raise funds, Fraser is inviting businesses and individuals to make monetary donations to the cause. A focus of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet
program is to foster citizenship in the youth of Canada. Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps Fraser has served New Westminster since 1942. Biathlon, sailing, music, seamanship, summer employment, international exchanges and volunteering are among the activities that the cadets participate in. Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Fraser is accepting cheques on behalf of the food bank, which can be made out to New Westminster Food Bank, c/o RCSCC Fraser, 555 Derwent Way, Delta, V3M 6S9.
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Canadians, many of whom are jobless or not earning enough to make ends meet. According to the report, food bank usage is up five per cent in British Columbia from 2008, with seniors comprising 6.2 per cent of those helped and children almost 30 per cent, while the Greater Vancouver Food Bank said it has seen a 10 per cent drop in food donations and a 10 per-cent increase in demand. The child poverty rate in British Columbia has been the highest in the country for the sixth year in a row. None of this comes as news to
Mona Forsyth, coordinator of the New Westminster Food Bank and this year’s Citizen of the Year. “It’s just terrible,” said Forsyth. “I get at least 40 new people a week. And now of course you have the cold weather and a lot of these people don’t have warm places to stay. It just breaks my heart, and I think about it all the time.” She said the food bank, located at 1111 Sixth St., is always looking for donations and is open to receive them every day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check out www.foodbank.bc.ca for more information.
Get ready for the annual Christmas Parade Don’t forget to find the kids’ warmest gloves and hats and be prepared for this year’s Hyack Christmas Parade of Lights. The parade kicks off this Saturday, Dec. 4. It starts at 4 p.m. culminating with a tree lighting ceremony just before 6 p.m. The 24th version of the parade is scheduled to include approximately 65 floats and entries, including bands and community groups such as the Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, the Salvation Army and several multicultural societies. From bands playing festive music to floats featuring reindeer, elves, candy canes and toys, the parade is a highlight of the Royal City holiday season, with its swirl of sound, colour and lights. For Rick Molstad, the parade’s director, there’s no doubt what the biggest challenge is each year. “It’s the weather,” he said. “In the summer, when
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hour, with the tree lighting at Hyack Square being the final event. Molstad said there will be a Dickens-style quartet singing Christmas carols at Hyack Square and hot beverages available to keep everybody warm. Also in the planning stages is a pre-parade event, with Molstad and 60-plus volunteers starting to shut
down Columbia Street just before 2 p.m. This year’s honorary parade marshal is former New Westminster Salmonbellie star Wayne Goss, who will be riding in a car and waving to the crowds. The Hyack Festival Association is the key sponsor/organizer of the parade and works with the
City of New Westminster and the Downtown New Westminster Business Society to help put together this holiday tradition. Organizers are encouraging people who are coming down to the parade to bring a non-perishable food item or an unwrapped gift or clothing item to the Hyack Square to be distributed to the needy.
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Food banks across Canada are finding themselves stretched to the limit as they try to find ways to assist record numbers of people now relying on them to help feed their families, according to a new report. Dubbed Hunger Count 2010, the report says 35 per cent of food banks ran out of food at some point this year, the highest percentage since the annual survey of food banks began in 1997. The study by Food Banks
Canada also claims nearly one in 10 of the 867,948 people who used a food bank last March, a month chosen for a case study, was a firsttime user. “This is more people than reside in the province of Prince Edward Island,” said Food Banks Canada executive director Katherine Schmidt at a news conference last week. “Too many Canadians have faced hunger for far too long.” Schmidt said the findings of the coast-to-coast survey of 1,649 participating food banks are a reality check and show the recession is not over for a large number of
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A10 • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • The Record
Local incumbent MP Fin Donnelly was acclaimed over the weekend as the NDP candidate for the New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody riding for the next federal election. During his remarks to NDP members attending the Nov. 27 meeting, Donnelly focused on his work in the year since he was sworn in as MP last November. “It has been an honour to represent the communities of Port Moody, Coquitlam and New Westminster in Parliament over this past year, and I
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want to continue to do so,” said Donnelly. “Many of the priorities I worked on this year came from residents in our community. My legislative work on Employment Insurance reform and pesticides were both inspired by constituents.” In addition to being active in the fight to save B.C.’s wild salmon, Donnelly also used Fin Donnelly his first year in office to bring Acclaimed attention to the long-delayed Evergreen Line rapid transit project.
Pool: What’s in store for Canada Games facility? ◗ continued from page 3
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f you’re looking for fun seasonal entertainment, there’s no shortage of offerings at the Massey Theatre in December. On Thursday, Dec. 2, the theatre is hosting a special offering by Fraserside Community Services, featuring Boswell Dance, the Vivo choir and the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra. That’s at 7 p.m. Call 604-522-3722. On Friday, Dec. 3, it’s Fresh Groove Productions’ Winter Groove 2010, celebrating 10 years of their hip hop, street and break dancing studio. That’s at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 5, the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir performs, with special guests Winter Harp, at 2:30 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 10, it’s the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra taking centre stage, with the Richmond Academy of Dance. Their performance is at 7:30 p.m., and admission is by donation. For tickets to any Massey show (unless otherwise specified), call 604-521-5050 or visit www.massey theatre.com. Massey Theatre is at 735 Eighth Ave. (And an FYI for those who may not know – if you’d previously read about Royal City Musical Theatre’s Dec. 4 Night of Twisted Broadway fundraiser, it’s been postponed. I’ll bring you more details as I receive them.)
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Even tenor: Lance Ryan as Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos. The tenor, a former Douglas College student who’s now a rising star in Europe, is offering a beneﬁt concert for Douglas College on Dec. 13 and a master class for students on Dec. 14.
Tenor offers beneﬁt concert
Former Douglas College student returns to raise money for student award
Twenty years ago, Lance Ryan was a guitar student in the music program at Douglas College before heading off to UBC to earn a bachelor of music degree in classical guitar. These days, Ryan is one of Europe’s fastest-rising dramatic tenor stars. Next month, as a way of giving back to his alma mater, Ryan will be performing a benefit concert for Douglas College. On Dec. 13, Ryan will perform romantic art songs and arias by Wagner, Mahler, Strauss and Beethoven in the Laura C.
Muir Performing Arts Theatre at the New Westminster campus. Money raised from the concert will help to establish the Lance Ryan Vocal Achievement Award, to be given annually to an outstanding singer at the end of the second year of the Douglas College university transfer program in music. Ryan will be joined on stage by his wife, soprano Viviana Maria di Carlo, and pianist David Boothroyd. On Dec. 14, he’ll also lead a voice master class in the theatre from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., where he’ll share his expertise with college music students. Admission is free, and the master class will be open to the public. Ryan has sung leading roles at major opera houses in Rome, Florence, Vienna,
London, Frankfurt, Dresden and Valencia, among others. In February, he made his New York Metropolitan Opera debut in a broadcast performance of Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos. Last summer, he made his debut at the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth. For more about Ryan, check out his website at www.lanceryan.com. Catch him in concert on Monday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the theatre at 700 Royal Ave. Tickets are available for $50 for patrons, $30 for regular adult admission, or $15 for students and seniors. Buy through the Massey ticket centre at 604-521-5050 or www.masseytheatre.com, or at Sikora’s Classical Records, 432 West Hastings St. in Vancouver.
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Yes, as that white stuff that came to us last week is reminding us, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And, as always, the Arts Council of New Westminster has some ideas for people looking for unique Christmas gift ideas.
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Lively City: NWSS bandathon brings in more than $22,000 ◗ continued from page 11
Remember the Fan of the Bandathon? The New Westminster Secondary School music department held its first bandathon fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 25, with students collecting pledges in support of a 12-hour marathon of music. The fundraiser raked in a whopping $22,185.72 for the music department and its students. It was designed to help fulfil some “wish list” items for the school – including ergonomic musicians’ chairs, a new sound system and an electronic keyboard – and it involved support from students, teachers, families, friends and businesses and community members at large. In fact, bandathon organizers note in an e-mail to The Record that one woman showed up at the music department with a cheque for $500 – she and her husband were searching for a charity to give money to, read an article about the bandathon in the paper and decided to help out because they love youth and music. As part of the fundraiser, the bandathon organizers opted to support the Purpose Society in its work with youth – organizers presented a cheque to Purpose on Monday, Nov. 15 in the amount of $2,185.72. Kudos to everyone involved in this wonderful fundraiser.
Choir turns 30
You can help a New Westminster choir celebrate its 30th anniversary. The Amabilis Singers are celebrating 30 years of music-making with a gala Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 11.
The choir, under the direction of Ramona Luengen, will welcome back alumni and former conductors Diane Loomer, Anne Unger and Carrie Taylor for a festive evening that will include the premiere of a newly commissioned work by Luengen. The concert is at New West Christian Reformed Church, 8255 13th Ave. in Burnaby. Tickets will be $20, or free for children under 12. Reserve by calling 604-4336538. A warning – tickets are selling extremely quickly, and the concert may soon end up being sold out, but a wait-list will be available. See the website at www. AmabilisSingers.org for more. (I must insert a disclaimer here for those who don’t already know: Yes, I sing with Amabilis. But don’t take that to mean I’m just biased. It really will be a fabulous concert!)
Carols and bells
Catch the spirit of the season with the popular Carols and Bells concert at Queens Avenue United Church. Five English handbell choirs featuring performers of all ages – from Burnaby, New Westminster, Langley and Chilliwack – will ring arrangements of Christmas songs and carols. In between performances, the audience will have a chance to sing favourite Christmas carols. Rob Hopkins is the concert MC. It’s happening Sunday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the church, 529 Queens Ave. Tickets are available at the door: $20 regular, $15 for students and seniors, or $10 for children.
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If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for the art lover on your list, the Arts Council of New Westminster can help. The arts council is currently selling tickets for an upcoming bus trip to the special Picasso exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum. The trip is set for Jan. 12 and costs $75 per person, with payment to be received no later than Jan. 5. The trip leaves the arts council office in Queen’s Park at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m. The exhibition, for those who aren’t already familiar with it, offers a once-ina-lifetime opportunity to see an extensive collection of Pablo Picasso’s artwork from the Musée National Picasso de Paris. The museum, housed in a converted mansion, is currently undergoing renovations, so its collection is touring the globe. More than 150 works are included in the exhibition, drawing from nearly every period throughout Picasso’s long career. You’ll be able to see such iconic paintings as La Celestina, from his Blue Period, plus the Cubist work Man with a Guitar and a 1970 self-portrait, The Matador. A valid passport is needed. Call the arts council at 604-525-3244 or check out its website at www. artscouncilnewwest.org. Do you have an item for Lively City? Send arts and entertainment ideas to Julie, jmaclellan@royalcityrecord. com. Also visit her In the Spotlight blog online at www. royalcityrecord.com – click on the Opinion tab and follow the link under Blogs.
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rban Academy is inviting community members to attend an old-fashioned storytime with Santa. A limited number of spots are available for the Storytime with Santa event being held on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children can give Santa a wish letter, get a photo with Santa, enjoy a snack and create a craft to take home. The event is $10 and tickets must be purchased ahead of time by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations to the food bank are appreciated. Urban Academy, formerly known as Robson Manor, is located at 101 Third St. The Victorianstyle manor is all decked out in its holiday finery for Christmas.
Breakfast with Santa Claus
The annual Breakfast with Santa in Queensborough features breakfast, entertainment and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. The 31st annual Breakfast with Santa takes place on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Queensborough Community Centre.
Tickets are $7 per person and available by calling 604-525-7388 – while they last. The event includes a pancake breakfast with sausages and refreshments. The centre’s ballet class will kick off the event with a performance, followed by a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children’s entertainer Tony Prophet will get the kids up dancing. Kids will also have a chance to write some letters to Santa.
Celebration for newcomers
Two agencies are working together to reach out to New Westminster and Burnaby newcomers. Newcomers will have an opportunity to learn about services available to them at an event taking place at Century House on Saturday, Dec. 4. The event will feature a mix of entertainment, networking and short presentations – spiced up with ethnic food. The Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families and MOSAIC are co-hosting the Celebration of Opportunities event, which will feature four presentations addressing major areas of concern for new immigrants. Frontline workers for the two agencies will give a summary of the most relevant information about employment, family, housing and education. Each of the four presentations will be 15 minutes
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orphaned by AIDS will be on view at River Market this week. Turning the Tide … one ripple at a time is an exhibit running from Thursday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Dec. 5 at River Market. Art cards, exhibit books, Kazuri jewelry, signature gogo produces will be on sale, with all proceeds going the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmother campaign. Artists in residence, Pat Czuczor and Liz O’Hea, will be at the market on
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Stressed? Take a deep breath HEALTHWISE
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e all have our secret selves – the parts of ourselves we keep concealed from the rest of the world. But there are parts of yourself of which even you are unaware. You are more than you appear to be. You are a unique complex of conflicting thoughts, emotions and sensations, some of it on the surface, much of it hidden even from your own awareness. Deeper still lies a part of yourself that can make sense of it all, where meaning, purpose and peace reside. But to access that deeper self, you must first attend to your present, how you feel at this moment. In my last column, I introduced my approach to meditation with seven questions. So in answer to my first question, “What
do I feel?”, feel your breath. Attending to the simple act of breathing, you can attain just enough distance to look clearly at your present state – the feelings you are experiencing at this moment. Normally, you breathe without thinking about it, but when you shift your consciousness to the effortless flow of air through your nose and into your lungs and the natural flow from your lungs through your nose, you will find that you can control not only the rhythm of your breaths but the pace of your thoughts. Attending first to your breath, to the refreshing fullness of a slow, deep breath and to the full-bodied release as you exhale, you can feel a rise in your positive energy while you release your tensions. Mindful breathing can serve as a time-out when the pace of the day’s activities, your own thoughts or your present feelings seem overwhelming. The pauses between breathing in, breathing out and breathing in again can represent the still point – the centre where you can take a step back and see
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What’s up this weekend? With everything going Saturday, Dec. 4 at the on in this busy city of ours, River Market. The show is how can you choose what called Textile Art Exhibit: to do? We’re continuing Turning the Tide – One with our popular feature Ripple at a Time, and is on – our staff’s Top 5 (Or while the market is open. More) Things To Do This There are 53 pieces of Weekend. textiles, made by a group Watch for it in our of socially conscious texWednesday editions. And, tile workers on northern for this weekend, here’s Vancouver Island. our offering: The collection has 1 Get cozy with Santa: been on tour throughout Urban Academy is invitWestern Canada, and the ing commupieces will nity members be on sale in to attend an the spring at old-fashioned an auction in storytime with Victoria. Santa. A limited The number of spots Grandmothers are available to Grandfor the event on mothers camSaturday, Dec. 4 paign for the from 11 a.m. to Stephen Lewis 1 p.m. Children Foundation is can give Santa a also collect(or more) wish letter, get ing donations. Things to do There will be a photo with this weekend books and cards Santa, enjoy a snack and create on sale that a craft to take home. depict the textiles from the The event is $10, and collection. They’ve also tickets must be purchased imported jewelry from ahead of time by e-mailAfrica that will be on sale. ing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, Donations to the food bank contact Sharon at 604-777are appreciated. 1948 or Hilary at hilgogo@ Urban Academy, former- gmail.com. ly known as Robson Manor, 4. Get Fido photographed: is located at 101 Third St. VanPet in the Royal The Victorian-style manor Square Mall is holding a is all decked out in its holiphoto session with Santa day finery for Christmas. for the furry four-legged 2. Get informed: On types on Saturday, Dec. 4. Saturday, Dec. 4, MOSAIC The mall is at the corner and Purpose Society are of Eighth Avenue and teaming up for a special McBride Boulevard, and event for new immithe photos are happening grants living in Burnaby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All and New Westminster. proceeds go to the Royal The Celebration of City Humane Society. Info: Opportunities starts at 11 604-524-6447 or www.rchs. a.m. at the Century House bc.ca. at 620 Eighth St. in New 5. Get vocal: The Westminster. Vancouver Welsh Men’s Front-line workers will Choir and Winter Harp are give 15-minute presentapresenting The Sounds of Christmas – an afternoon tions on employment, of seasonal songs and stohousing, education and ries with Celtic ties. family. Each presentation The show is on Sunday, is followed by 45 minutes Dec. 5, at 2:30 p.m. at of music, entertainment, the Massey Theatre, 735 food and socializing. For more information or Eighth Ave. Tickets are $27.50, to register, contact Claudia $30.50 and $35.50, includCalles, at 604-636-4712 or ing service charges. Call email@example.com. 604-521-5050 or visit www. 3. Get woven: Check out masseytheatre.com. the textile exhibit on
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Eat your vegetables ON COOKING
he food guide published by the Canadian government recommends that we, as adults, should be eating an average of seven to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Children should be eating four to eight servings, depending on their age. This is an ongoing challenge for some people, so to assist you I have gathered some helpful ways to fulfill your intake requirements for healthy eating. The Canada Food Guide (available at www.hc-sc.gc. ca – follow the Canada’s Food Guide link at the right-hand side, or call 1800-622-6232) describes a single serving of fruit or vegetables as one-half cup of fresh, frozen or canned or one-half cup of 100 per cent juice. One cup of raw leafy vegetables or salads counts as a single serving, as does a single piece of fruit.
The first and most important thing is to ensure that you are buying fruits and vegetables in the first place. Chances are if you don’t have them available at your fingertips, you will miss opportunities to introduce them into your diet. One helpful tip is to buy the recommended serving amounts for each member of your family for number of days you are shopping for. For example, if you are a family of four and shopping to get you through the next three days, you would need to buy a total of 84 servings of fruit and vegetables combined, based on an average of seven servings each. Purchase these before proceeding to the other aisles, and build your meals based on these initial produce selections. An easy way to incorporate fresh spinach with every meal is to serve every piece of chicken or fish on a bed of sautéed spinach leaves. Simply heat a pan over medium heat with a very small amount of olive oil, add a large handful of clean, fresh spinach leaves and season with salt and pepper. They will cook and wilt very quickly as you toss with tongs. Plate and serve immediately.
If sandwiches are a meal item that you have regularly, then make sure you always have fresh lettuce, tomato and onions on hand. A Mediterranean flair can also be added to your sandwiches by including roasted bell peppers or a spread of roasted garlic. Fruit can become an easily accessible snack item by always having containers of washed berries and grapes in your refrigerator. Try not to pre-wash too much ahead of time, however, as they tend to deteriorate faster after washing. Vegetable skewers on the grill are another low-fat way to get your daily servings. Although barbecuing during the cold weather is not as popular as the spring and summer months, it does continue to offer lowfat cooking if you can make your grill easily accessible. Buy something completely new to your family at least once per month. The Internet and libraries are filled with an abundance of information on preparing and serving almost any ingredient. Happy cooking! Visit Chef Dez at www. chefdez.com. Send your food/ cooking questions to dez@ chefdez.com.
Moving Forward for Women & Children Raise $15,625 for Charity
Kathy MacKerricher (left) and Lorna Stewart (right) present a cheque for $7,812 to Lorrie Wasyliw of Monarch House.
Local businesswoman Lorna Stewart and Kathy MacKerricher presented cheques totaling $7,812.50 each to Monarch Place and Cassie & Friends. The money represents the proceeds from their latest fundraising venture an evening of food, fashion, a Steel Band, and dancing that took place last month at La Rustica Restaurant. “It’s a huge gift - hugely wonderful,” is how Monarch Place’s Lorrie Wasyliw described the rug-sized presentation cheque she received. Wasyliw described Monarch Place as “a home, not a facility” for women and their children escaping domestic violence. Cassie & Friends is a fundraising group organized by the parents of ﬁve-yearold Cassie Porte, who was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 18 months.
The Record • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • A21
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Fusion hockey player named to midget AAA female all-star game ◗P22 Field lax Selects show U.S. who are the Starz ◗P25
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Three College strikes enough for grid Knights
of the varsity team’s playoff woes against College when running back Justin Losing to archrival Siglos and Luca Molanari Vancouver College is dif- were lost to injury in the ficult at the best of times. opening 12 minutes of that But three times in the game. span of a single week was a “It was like the perfect difficult pill to swallow for storm. The field was not St. Thomas More Collegiate to our liking, and the boys football teams. didn’t run or tackle as effecThe STM Knights lost tively as they can,” Ruzycki a last chance to defeat a added. Fighting Irish side, falling STM’s Chase Malcolm 34-14 at Vancouver College was unaffected by the elein the B.C. high school ments. junior varsity semifinal. The Grade 9 quarterEarlier in the week, the back scrambled for close Knights Grade 8 to 200 yards team was upset and threw a by College 4860-yard touch16 at Burnaby “It was like the down pass to Lake. tight end Dante perfect storm. On Nov. Vigini for a 19, the varsity The field was score. Knights took a Sebastien sound paddling not to our liking, Adulgalski ran from the Irish, and the boys in STM’s seclosing 49-2 in a ond TD late in snow shower didn’t run or the fourth quarat Thunderbird tackle as effecter. Stadium at UBC The loss in their quarter- tively as they was the first final contest. time STM had can.” The JV playmissed the JV off game was championship DAVE RUZYCKI relocated to STM JV head coach final since 2007. O’Hagan Field The junior because of snow Knights lost the at the neutral Burnaby Lake B.C. AAA final in 2008 and Sports Complex-West site. again last year. “It certainly wasn’t what The last JV provincial we were anticipating,” title for STM occurred in said STM JV head coach 2005 when the Knights Dave Ruzycki. “They (Van eked out a 21-20 win over College) are a bigger team, Holy Cross to win a second and on the slick field we straight crown. couldn’t get traction and The last time an STM do the things we do on a team has won a provincial different surface.” title was in 2007. That shortcoming led to For Ruzycki, it was a a huge running afternoon another missed opportuby Irish back Liam Mahara, nity to get that elusive first who rushed for close to 400 provincial high school grid yards and accounted for title. all five Vancouver College But that is not what the touchdowns. Burnaby coach was reflect“They (Van College) ing on following the loss. came in with an effective “When a door shuts, a game plan and their run- window opens,” Ruzycki ning back (Mahara), we mused. “But what is disapcould not contain him or pointing is the strength of stop him,” Ruzycki said. the relationships you build But despite the 20-point up with the players. On deficit, STM was not with- Monday, that will be over out chances of its own. for one more season. At 3 The Knights squandered p.m., I won’t have those their few opportunities in kids I enjoy coaching. the red zone, fumbling “But regardless of the away the ball on three sep- outcome, this was a real arate occasions. team. It’s what I’ll miss, STM also lost its kicker working with these kids.” and starting back on both The provincial AAA varoffence and defence to inju- sity final between College ry in the first quarter of the and No. 1 Terry Fox will game. be held Saturday at Empire The loss was reminisent Field. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
THE X’S AND O’S OF RINGETTE
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Hard work pays off: Natalie Wong, right, recorded her ﬁrst multi-goal game for the Burnaby/New Westminster C team in a 14-8 loss to Surrey/White Rock B in under-14 ringette at Burnaby Lake Arena Saturday. Wong was given the team’s hard hat award for her solid play in the game.
Young Rebel to Junior team camp BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
Burnaby’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was one of 39 players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp. The 17-year-old Red Deer Rebels centre is the youngest forward selected and one of just four draft eligible skaters on the camp roster. The four-day camp will take place at the MasterCard Centre in Toronto from Dec. 12 to 15. Three returning junior players –
Jared Cowen of Spokane, Oshawa’s Calvin de Haan and Ryan Ellis of Windsor – helped Canada win a silver medal at last year’s world junior championships. In addition, 34 of the invited players named to the camp were taken in the last two NHL drafts, including 18 first-round selections and four second-round picks. The players will take part in two intrasquad games on Dec. 12 and 13. They will then face the Canadian university national team on Dec. 14. The final 22-man roster will be
named at the conclusion of the camp on Dec. 15. A 17-year-old has not been selected to the junior national team since Sidney Crosby was picked in 2004. Since then, Canada has won five of six world junior titles, including five consecutive gold medals from 2005 to 2009. Canada lost last year’s gold by a score of 6-5 in overtime to the United States. This year’s world junior tournament will be held in Buffalo, New York.
A22 • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • The Record
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Fusion defender picked for midget female all-star game
Vancouver Fusion defenceman Sonia Sahota was named to Team Blue for the second annual Female Midget AAA allstar game this Friday. The 5-4 New Westminster blueliner was one of eight Fusion players selected to the two 20-player allstar squads that will face off at the Coquitlam Sports Centre Friday, Dec. 3. The game is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m.
Fusion goaltenders Paige Clark and Cassidy Hendricks were both selected to play in the allstar matchup. Two other New Westminster players, Renee Lemieux and goalie Justina Mayr, both play on the Fraser Valley Phantom, currently in a tie for first place with Thompson/ Okanagan. Burnaby’s Myah Ollek is a 15-year-old forward with
the Vancouver club. In B.C. major midget hockey, the Northwest Giants moved into sole possession of first place with back-to-back wins over the winless Thompson Blazers. League scoring leader Alex Kerfoot had a fivepoint night, including a hat trick in the Giants’ 8-2 win last Saturday. The Giants downed the Blazers 4-0 in a second game on Sunday.
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Moving on up: Burnaby Girls Blue Dolphins Cora Camire, with ball, scored one goal and assisted on another to help the under-11 girls’ developmental soccer team shut out Maple Ridge 3-0 in a recent match at Burnaby Heights Park. Ruby Ramirez potted a pair of goals for the Blue Dolphins, and Veronica Sapitula chipped in with a couple of assists. Aaliyah Hart made some excellent saves to earn the goose egg.
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#305 135 11th St • $258,900
Great starter, bright, spacious and quiet 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath, 828 sf corner suite featuring gas f/p, newer insuite laundry, granite counters, hardwood floors & 2 parking stalls in well maintained rainscreened building. Close to Skytrain, New Westminster Quay, downtown shopping, parks, schools & recreation. Building has exercise room & has proactive council & all hallways & foyer recently refurbished.
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Added on to & re-built from studs in 1998/2000, beautiful 3059 sq ft, 3 level, 4 bdrm, 2 bath home feats awesome river & mtn views, bright open kitchen/dining area w/island, gas stove, newer appliances. Lge living & rec rooms, big closets, 612 sf dble garage/workshop w/11' ceilings & 9' door. All new electrical, plumbing, windows, hi-eff furnace, baths, lighting, built-in vac done w/reno & house/garage roofs done 2 months ago. 200 amp service. This renovated home shows like new & has very strong bsmt w/suite potential. Large lot w/nice landscaping, outdoor lighting, patio & sundeck. Safer & family neighborhood near parks, schools, shopping, Canada Games Pool, transit/Skytrain. Nothing to do but MOVE IN!!
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210 Princess St • $549,900
Circa 1944, solid 4 bdrm, 2 bath, 1700 sf bungalow on large 42’ x 148’ lot just steps to Herbert Spencer School on a beautiful family oriented street & close to Queens Park, shopping & transit. Home features extended kitchen with eating area, living room with wood burning f/p & hardwood floor under carpets, oversized single garage, newer furnace & front loading washer/dryer, large closets, deep private fenced yard, basement rec room with built in storage.
118A Miner St • $609,900
Fabulous river & mtn views from this recently reno’d 2 level, 2429 sf, 5 bdrm, 2.5 bath, strata titled, 2/3 up/down, duplex on quiet residential family-oriented street near schools parks, shopping & Skytrain. Unique property has spacious open plan w/spacious living room with gas f/p & picture windows, newer maple kitchen with black applcs, gas stove & pantry, 3 lrg bdrms + new 1.5 bath on 1366 sf main floor + 2 bdrm, 1 bath 1013 sf accommodation down. Partly covered 528 sf sundeck recently redone, 1 year old hi-efficiency furnace, double windows, metal roof, new hot water tank, superb sound proofing between floors, updated electrical & plumbing, nice landscaping, 24' x 12' workshop + single garage. Shows very well!
#1504 69 Jamieson Crt $329,900 Fabulous river 7 mountain views from this East facing 19 year old 2 brm, 2 bath, 1115 sf suite at the Palace Quay close to shopping, park, transit & recreation. Suite features kitchen with European cabinets, insuite laundry, gas fp, large covered deck, newer kitchen & bathroom floor, newer dishwasher & garburator. This well maintained & managed building has new roof & hallway beautification great rec centre with indoor pool, swirlpool & exercise centre. Flexible possession.
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#404- 534 6th St • $259,900
Belmont Towers, in the heart of Uptown New Westminster close to shopping, transit, schools & parks. This 27 year old 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1512 sf suite features 3 large bedrooms, kitchen with eating area, big bright living room, concrete construction, building is well maintained & managed & has been replumbed, has games room, roof deck, guest suite & 2 parking stalls.
#2101-1 Renaissance • $564,900
WOW! stunning top floor, 1 yr old, NE corner, 1475 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, PENTHOUSE at the “Q” on New West Quay close to boardwalk, river market, skytrain, shopping & parks. Immaculate suite feats open plan, high ceilings, gourmet kitchen w/granite counters, top of the line applcs including gas cooktop & wall oven, mahogany cabinets, spacious master bdrm w/ample closets & full ensuite, insuite lndry, insuite storage & locker, huge 32’ long balcony w/gas hook up & water tap & awesome river, mtn & city views, 2 parking stalls. Bldg has caretaker, full exercise room, theatre & balance of 2-5-10 warranty.
725 2nd St • $549,900
1700 sf, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 1911 Craftsman-style bungalow in desirable Glenbrooke North neighbourhood, close to Herbert Spencer Elementary & Glenbrooke Middle School, shopping, Queen’s Park & transit. Home features fir floors, high ceilings, hot water radiant heat, wood exterior, covered front porch & back deck with views of the mountains. Bright living room, updated kitchen, bath & electrical, spacious fenced yard, 6-yrold roof, 2 bdrms on main - good height basement with large rec room, 3-pce bathroom, laundry & storage.
#111-28 Richmond St • $514,900 Beautifully updated, 3 level, 2163 sf, 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath townhome in Castle Ridge in Fraserview. Quiet location on greenbelt w/river views & clse to parks, shopping, rec & transit. Bright & spacious home feats h/w floors, newer carpeting, new paint + light fixtures, lrg LR w/gas f/p & bay window, huge mstr bdrm w/updated ensuite w/Italian marble, kitch w/European cabinets, greenhouse wndws, custom blinds+wndw cvrs, newer counters & sink and open to family room or lrge eating area. Huge 24'3 x 10'5 rec room dwn, dbl garage, lots of storage. Built-in vac system, security system, new hw tank & more. Great proactive self mngd complex w/newer roofs, wood siding, very friendly adult oriented (19+) complex, allows pets & rentals.
#1402739 Princess St $358,800
#617615 Belmont $369,900
EXCELLENT VALUE! By far the best priced condo over 1500 sf currently for sale in all New Westminster (based on price per sf). Rare & unique 1793 sf Yaletown-style loft suite. Bright & spacious suite features lge family room & living room/dining room area perfect for entertaining. Gourmet galley style kitchen w/gas stove, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets & granite counters, 2 baths, 2 electric f/p, laminate ﬂoors, high ceilings, ample closets & storage, insuite laundry, 2 parking stalls, SE views of city & Mt Baker & much more! Located in the heart of Uptown New West just steps to shopping, transit, parks, recreation & schools.
WOW! Over 1,066 sf 2 bdrm & 2 bath corner suite at the Berkley. Gaze at the wonderful Mountain and City views from this spacious and open ﬂoor plan. 2 balconies, gas ﬁreplace, insuite laundry with storage, large master bedroom with soaker tub in ensuite. Building is just steps to all the amenities in the heart of Uptown. No need to drive. This building allows a small pet as well. Includes parking and storage locker. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!!
#106525 Agnes St $194,900
#307707 Gloucester St $249,900
Stunning NE river & mtn views from every window of 1125 sf corner unit Bosa-built concrete building with good reputation. Features 2 bdrms, 2 baths, awesome views from LR & Master bdrm, fabulous slate ﬂoors in foyer, kitchen & DR, beech laminate ﬂoors in master & living rm, updated kitchen w/granite counters & stainless steel applcs, updated bath w/granite counters. Maple French doors all in excellent ﬂoor plan with no hallways & wasted space. Building has new roof since 2009 & hallways & lobby areas were recently updated. Complex offers great amenities incl pool, billiards rm & fully equipped gym. Great convenient location close to hospital, SkyTrain, shopping & transit.
Very nicely updated & immaculate top floor, NW corner, 893 sf, 2 bdrm, 1 bath suite features newer kitchen, appliances, bath & laminate flooring. Also feats insuite lndry, gas f/p, bathroom with soaker jacuzzi tub, lots of closets & insuite storage, large private balcony, newer paint & light fixtures. Bldg. is well maintained & managed, re-plumbed in 2001, new roof last year, new boilers coming up, maint. fee includes heat, hot water, gas & rec facility. Close to skytrain, Douglas College, NW Quay, uptown, parks, schools & recreation. Includes a car!
#102707 Hamilton St $185,000
#803719 Princess $399,900 2 bdrm and den suite has had the den opened to create a large & flowing ‘great room’ plan. Wow! This bright space can easily accommodate your large house-sized furniture. Located in a well-run building close to shopping, Century House, transportation & parks. Features include gas fireplace, 2 bdrms, 2 full bathrooms, corner suite, 2 large balconies, lots of windows, insuite laundry and more.
Great value here for spacious 1 bdrm, 1 bath condo in very desirable New Westminster’s Uptown location. Features include insuite laundry, new laminate ﬂoors & carpet, newly painted, ample storage space + walk in closet, large patio area and is located on the quiet side of the building. “Casa Diann” has been updated with new boilers, updated hallways & lobby and has been re-plumbed. Excellent location just steps away from all Uptown amenities. 1 cat allowed.
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Super 1 bdrm, 721 sf corner suite in 15yr-old rainscreened building in Downtown New Westminster, close to Westminster Quay, Douglas College, shopping, Skytrain, parks & recreation. This spacious suite features open floor plan, generous sized living room/dining room area, laminate floors, designer paint, large bdrms & closets, insuite laundry, galley kitchen with newer fridge and stove. Pets allowed. No rentals.
R5 DUPLEX LOT Pending 4th reading (already passed 1st, 2nd, & 3rd reading), 66.67' x 124' lot, currently has older 6 bedroom character home on it. 3804-3810 Napier, Bby
The Record • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • A25
Field Selects the Starz in U.S.
Local skaters score big in weekend ties Ryan Nugent-Hopkins helped the Red Deer Rebels move into first place in the Western Hockey League’s Central division last week. The No. 1-rated skater in the NHL Central Scouting’s fall rankings scored a goal in the shootout in a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Giants on Nov. 27. A day earlier, the second-year Burnaby centre was also a third star in Red Deer’s 4-3 win over the Calgary Hitmen.
Bear on a tear
Former Burnaby Winter Club captain Kevin Sundher had a big game for the major junior Chilliwack Bruins. Sundher scored two goals and added two assists in Chilliwack’s 7-2 win over the U.S. division-leading Portland Winterhawks. Sundher’s first goal of the game and eighth of the season stood up as the game-winner.
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Burnaby natives Joey LaLeggia and Steven Iacobellis helped the Penticton Vees with a 7-5
victory over the Coquitlam Express on Saturday. The former Northwest Giants captains each earned a goal and assist. LaLeggia, the B.C. Hockey League’s top defenseman scorer, opened the game scoring from Iacobellis early in the first period. He later helped tie the game, assisting on Breandan O’Donnell’s power play goal. Iacobellis scored the game-winner late in the third, with his third goal of the season. LaLeggia is the team’s point leader with 13 goals and 25 assists.
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Burnaby Winter Club product Mark Dekanich was the Milwaukee Admirals second star in a 1-0 shutout win over the Texas Stars. Deckanich kicked out 29 shots in the win for his third shutout this season. The 24-year-old former junior A Coquitlam Express player is currently fourth among AHL goalies with a 1.63 save average and a 0.943 save percentage
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Steeler sandwich: Grandview Steelers Danny Merth, in white, introduces an Aldergrove Kodiak skater to the end glass in a recent Paciﬁc International Junior Hockey League game at the Burnaby Winter Club. The Steelers play their home games every Sunday at the winter club, beginning at 4 p.m.
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The Burnaby Mountain Selects under-12 and u-13 elite field lacrosse teams won three out of four games in Washington State earlier this month. The u13 selects, including Burnaby attacker Jordan Gabriele and midfield Garrett Wills, and New Westminster goalie Dylan Sharpe, went undefeated in the two games of an exhibition series hosted by the South Sound Starz in Tacoma. The team won its first game 7-6 against the Grade 8 Starz. The Selects then trounced Bainbridge Island, one of the top high school lacrosse programs in Washington, 15-2. The u-12s lost to the Staz’s Grade 7 team 6-5 but won their opening game 19-3 over the Starz’s younger team. The Selects u-12 team included Burnaby midfield Lucas Greene and New Westminster defenceman Mathew Buchanan.
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Quality built, 8 year old, 5 bed / 4 bath 3 level home on 5207 sft lot with a basement suite potential. Open westcoast contemporary design. Walk to schools, shopping, parks and more. 6669 Gilley Ave.
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Character home in the desirable, family friendly West End. This is a cozy family home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & large rec room. You can enjoy the views from your private patio off the kitchen or entertain in your private and fully fenced back yard. It also has lots of storage, parking and detached 8x12 workshop/garden shed. Short walks to schools, transit and shopping. Liam Burrows 604-946-1688 360 tours and floor plans available at www.liamburrows.com
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10 bedrooms with 6 bath rooms (4,802 sq.ft.) Prime Burnaby Hospital location Quality through out; Attention to details. Mortgage helpers in place 4468 Barker Ave.
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This 4 bed 2 bath family home is well maintained and has a legal in-law suite which is easily rentable. Cosy wood burning fireplaces create a charming starter home close to transit, shopping, UBC: 4 parking and a new roof make it a great holding property, or build new. RS-5 zoning and 35’ x 130’ lot w/ potential views from a top floor. Act quickly! 4732 Blenheim St.
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Renfrew - Build to Suit 3039 Kitchener St.,Van. $1,095,000
Killarney 2878 E. 45th Ave.,Van. NEW LISTING
3523 TANNER ST., VAN
8219 15TH AVE., BURNABY
* Central location! * Brand new 1/2 duplex * Total of 4 bdrms & 4 bath * Potential for 1 bdrm suite * 31x150 lot with back lane * Big kitchen w/maple stained cabinets w/granite countertops * Laminate floors, radiant heat, 2-5-10 warranty * 1 blk to Second Street Elementary * Bus stop 2 homes away * Big backyard.... Robert Burnaby Park close
* Van Special on 33’ x 120’ level lot * 5 bdrms, 4 baths, 2371 s.f.
Top quality built 2 storeys on a big lot 46' x 127', 2570 s.f. house features 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, skylight, wood flooring, radiant heat, maple wood cabinets, HRV & security alarm system.Triple garage. Client to provide their own plan & Colour choice are welcome.
Totally upgraded bungalow w/basement. Conveniently located in prime area of Killarney. South facing.Whole house has been upgraded like a new house including new roof, new flooring, living room, family room, granite counter, maple wood kitchen cabinets, 2 new suites down (1+2 bedrm) with separate entry. School, shopping, community centre & public transit are all nearby. Must sell!
Renfrew - Build to Suit 3040 E. 3rd Ave.,Van.
South Van. Architectural Custom Made 3 Storey House 766 E. 3rd Ave.,Van.
Lot 36' x 124' located in prime Renfrew area. Located on the high side possesses lots of gorgeous view from the house. Top quality built 2 storeys house approx. 2300 s.f. features 3 bedrms up & 3 bedrms down (1+2 bedrm suites), 3 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, granite counter tops, maple wood cabinets, wood flooring, HRV and radiant heat system, double garage. Own design and colour are welcome. Price include HST.
NEW LISTING $908,000
Prestigious home located on a huge lot 47' x 204.5'. A hidden treasure in prime South Vancouver. Exceptional quality custom built with architectural design. 5500 s.f. house, 3 storeys, 8 bedrooms, (include two-2 bdrms suite in basement), 10 bathrooms, spacious living room, family room, spice kitchen. House offer exquisite privacy sizable back yard with fantastic gardening view & landscaping. HRV & A/C system, radiant heat. Don’t miss!
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7935 13TH AVE., BBY
* Fully renovated home, shows just like new * 4 bdrms, 3 baths, 2416 SF * New vinyl windows,bath, kitchen,appliances, teak, H/W floors, 2 yrs. roof & more * 1 bdrm suite w/private entry (potential for 2nd bdrm)
7949 11TH AVE., BBY $588,000
8055 12TH AVE., BBY
* 3 storey, 3985 s.f., lot 50’x146’ * Total 8 bdrms, 6 baths, 2 F/P * 2 car detached garage + 500 s.f. crawl space for storage * 2 bdrm suite in bsmt
7361 12TH AVE., BBY $878,000
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* Total 10 bdrms, 7 baths, over 5000 s.f. * 3 levels, 4 yrs. old, quality workmanship * Bsmt has 2 big suites w/separate entries & laundry * Security system w/monitors, tile roof & more
7780 11th Ave. $998,000
8346 15TH AVE., BBY $1,068,000
A28 • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • The Record
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firstname.lastname@example.org Morgan Heights Executive Home - $865,000
Executive Rancher - 0.75 Acres - $1,049,900 Professional Caliber Shop
20585 Fraser Highway, Langley
1127 SqFt-2 Bdrm Apartment-Walnut Grove
3550 SF Updated Home - 1.12 Ac - $769,800 $769,800
1127 SF Apartment-Walnut Grove-$262,800 Spacious 1127 sf 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo in Walnut Grove. Spacious Livrm w/gas f/p, kitchen w/scads of cabinets, 2 baths & 2 bdrms incl. Value priced to sell quickly at $262,800. More Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Doug or Bonnie Mitten (604) 533-3231
South Port Kells Development Property 11.8 Ac Prime Development Site-$7,880,000 Gorgeous Hillside Location-Pt. Kells - Surrey Designated 10 - 15 Units/Ac In NCP 5814 SF Exec Home, 2nd House, Barn & Shop Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or Call Doug Mitten 533-3231
One Yr. Old Exceptional Quality Home-No HST 3688 SF Two Storey + Finished Bsmt
NO GST/HST. Quality 1 yr old 3688 SF executive home on 4469 SF lot in Morgan Heights features the high end, quality construction & finishing of Clay Const Inc. coupled w/dramatic spacious custom designed plan w/fin bsmt & attractive curb appeal w/hardi & stone exterior & covered front & rear porches. Great rm concept designed for family & entertaining. Dramatic entry w/2 storey vaulted ceiling accentuated by curved staircase, gorgeous teak hardwood flrs, formal dining rm w/b/i hutch alcove, butler’s pantry, gorgeous island kitchen w/granite counters, gorgeous maple cabinets, w/i pantry, quality stainless appl & E/A w/Fr drs to covered rear patio overlooking fenced yard. Spacious great rm w/gas f/p w/gorgeous stone facing. 3 spacious bdrms up (each has its own bath) including spectacular master suite w/gas f/p, spectacular 5 pce ensuite & w/i closet. Fin bsmt w/10’ ceilings, rec rm w/gas f/p, media rm, 2 bdrms & 3 pce bath. 2” x 6” const, superior insulation, energy star windows & r/i for heat pump. Gorgeous quality, spectacular plan, and fantastic location - it just doesn't get much better than this. Reduced to $865,000. Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or Call Doug Mitten 533-3231
Willoughby Future Development Property 2140 SF - Custom Blt Executive Rancher + Bsmt 2140 SF Professional Caliber Shop - 0.75 Acre Extensively updated, Traditional plan executive rancher w/dream kit w/gorgeous cabinets, granite counters, island w/breakfast bar & stainless appl. Incl 6’ sxs fridge/freezer. Family rm adjoining the kitchen. Entertainment sized liv rm/din rm w/vaulted ceiling & corner f/p. 3 bdrms incl mbdrm w/sitting area & ensuite. Professional caliber shop w/12.25’ ceiling & 240 power is currently used as professional cabinet making & RV conversion shop. Gorgeous 0.75 ac in desirable Forest Knolls in Langley. A super property if you are looking for a quality executive home and professional caliber shop so you can benefit by the low overhead or working at home. $1,049,900.
5 Ac Prime Future Development Site Willoughby Area Of Langley - $4,950,000 Hillside Location Spectacular Views House, Arena, 23 Stalls, Workshop Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or Call Doug Mitten 533-3231
17,300 SF Lot Upper Murrayville - $425,000
1140 SF Rancher - 6055 SF Lot - Langley City
Fully Serviced 17,300 SF Lot-$425,000 Potential To Subdivide In Future Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or Call Doug Mitten 533-3231
Upscale Apartment Langley City - $235,900
3550 SF Extensively Updated Home
Extensively updated 3550 SF home on parklike acre in desirable central Langley loc. boasts spacious living rm w/gorgeous hardwood flrs, din rm for the largest dinner parties, spectacular updated kitchen w/scads of cabinets, granite counters, island w/breakfast bar & spacious E/A, family rm adjoining kit & games rm dwn, 6 bdrms (3 up, 1 in suite & 2 dwn), updated baths, light fixtures, drs, windows, siding & more. Dble garage & 25’ x 20’ shop. Gorgeous parklike acre. $769,800. Pictures and details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or call Doug Mitten (604) 533-3231
1421 Sq. Ft 2 Bdrm + Den Apartment- Langley $254,800
40 Acres - 2 Titles - $2,590,000 $2,590,000
1421 SF Apartment–Langley City-$254,800
Very spacious 1421 sf 2 bdrm + den condo in Cassola Court boasts spacious living room w/ gas f/ p & French door to den, island kitchen w/ scads of cabinets, 2 baths & 2 bdrms incl spacious mbdrm w/ 4 pce ensuite. Spacious top floor unit $254,800.
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Country Home On Gorgeous Parklike 1.12 Ac.
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2 Titles - 2 Road Frontages - South Langley Modest Home - Build Your Dream Home
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Extensively Updated Family Home Langley City $437,500
Updated Thse Willoughby - $322,800 $322,800
Updated 3 Bdrm Townhome in ‘Amberleigh’ Resort Caliber Recreation Facilities
1140 SF Rancher - 6055 SF Greenbelt Lot Affordable rancher boasts gorgeous updated maple kit w/E/A & newer stainless appl, spacious liv rm, 3 bdrms, 2 baths & gorgeous glass atrium w/hot tub. 6055 sf lot backs onto greenbelt for privacy & enjoyment. Value priced $368,800
More Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Doug or Bonnie Mitten (604) 533-3231
2 Bdrm, 2 Bath Apartment Langley City 860 SF upscale, apartment in desirable ‘Creekside’ boasts tasteful décor &, quality finishing w/gorgeous kit w/granite counters, attractive dark laminate flrs, tile bath, 2 baths, & 2 bdrms separated by living area. Value priced at $235,900. Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Or Call Doug Mitten (604) 533-3231
1241 SF tastefully décorated & extensively updated, 3 bdrm end unit in one of the best loc. in desirable ‘Amberleigh’ overlooking central play area/green space. 3 bdrms, 2 baths, gorgeous h/w flrs on mn & tile flrs in foyer & baths, tasteful decor w/designer colors, mouldings & crowns, spacious liv rm w/gas f/p, din rm & kit, attractive cabinets w/breakfast bar, E/A & dr to lge fenced yd. Upper level w/3 bdrms including master w/4 pce ensuite. Resort caliber rec facilities w/pool, h/tub & fantastic clubhse w/exercise rm & lounge. $322,800
Pictures & Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com or Call Doug Mitten (604) 533-3231
Extensively Updated Family Home Langley City 1155 Sq.Ft - 800 Sq.Ft. in Finished Bsmt
Extensively updated family home boasts tasteful décor & spacious open great room plan w/attractive laminate flrs, gorgeous new kitchen w/lge island w/breakfast bar, spacious great rm w/cozy wd f/p & dining area. 3 bdrms up incl master w/ensuite, 1 1/2 baths up & 1/2 bath in finished bsmt w/spacious rec rm w/cozy gas f/p & bdrm. Newer roof. All this & more on 60 x 120 lot w/RV parking. Value priced at $437,500 More Details at www.mitten-realty-services.com Doug or Bonnie Mitten (604) 533-3231
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Developer says Sell Last 8 Homes (Visit Showhome for details) GOOD SELECTION OF 2, 3 & 4 BEDROOM HOMES REMAINING, SOME WITH IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY THE VERY BEST LOCATION Although Enclave is in the heart of Morgan Heights, it doesn’t feel that way.We’re located on a quiet no-through road surrounded by large trees and away from all the other developments, but mere minutes from a wealth of new shopping and other amenities.
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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT School District No. 38 (Richmond)
School District No. 38 (Richmond) requires Noon Hour Supervisors for Elementary and Secondary schools to supervise students in school buildings and grounds during the lunch break. The shifts will be for 1.5 hours per day on those days that the students are in attendance at school. Applicants must have experience supervising adolescents and elementary school-aged children, plus they must be able to report to any school location on short notice. First Aid and other related training such as conflict resolution or non-violent crisis intervention, would be preferred. The rate of pay is $20.80 per hour, which includes 4% holiday pay. Applications are available at the School Board office between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Please submit a completed application form by 4:00pm on December 17, 2010 to: NHS002-10-02
Swissport International Ltd., a leading service provider in global ground and cargo handling, has an opening for a LICENSED MECHANIC at our Vancouver International Airport operations. Requirements: • Must be a Licensed Heavy Duty/ Commercial or Automotive Mechanic in good standing • Valid BC Drivers license and drivers abstract • Must be able to obtain Transport Canada clearance • Must be available to work ﬂexible shifts including evenings and weekends • Must possess Canadian citizenship or Landed Immigrant status Preferences: • Propane ticket • Diesel and hydraulics experience • First aid certiﬁcation We offer a starting wage of $24.00 per hour, group health, parking, uniforms, and a great team environment. Fax your resume attn Sharon 604-207-9941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org We thank all applicants, however only those short listed will be contacted.
If you have submitted an application within the past six months, you need not reapply. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those considered for interviews will be contacted. For more information regarding the Richmond School District please visit www.sd38.bc.ca
"Helping to make our schools a safe and welcoming environment."
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9 am - 5 pm Tues, Nov. 30 Fri, Dec. 3 come visit us at SFU in the North AQ
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COQ. 2 BR $875, 1 BR $800, Dec 1, incls d/w, heat, parking. Call 778-990-7079, 604-521-8249 COQ BLUE MOUNTAIN, 1 BR apt, $800 incls heat, nr bus, n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. 604-467-2157 MAPLE RIDGE Bright Lrg 1 BR & 2 BR, heat, hot water, cbl incls, Avail Now. 778-846-1169 N. WEST, Lrg 1 BR $895 & 2 BR $1095, hdwd flrs, heat hot/water & cable. Cat OK. Nr transit, quiet bldg. Av now. Jim 604-728-2086
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604 936-1225
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
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Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993
GARDEN VILLA 1010 6th Ave, New West
1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
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
NEW WEST, Cozy Bachelor g/lvl ste, $610 incls heat, h/w & cbl, no balcony, nr transit, Douglas College, Refs. 604-521-1636 NEW WEST. Reno 1 BR New Appl’s etc. N/P, From $745-$825 inc. HT/HW 604-724-8353 ROYAL VIEW APTS 1 BR & 2BR. Updated & well managed. By Metrotown. N/P. 604 430-0630, 778-995-7787
220 - 7th St, New West 1 BR, $700. Rent includes heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, Skytrain & college. U/grd parking available. Call 604-519-1382 Managed by Colliers International
Houses - Rent
St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Available now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
BBY, EAST. 2 BR, 2 lvls, 4 appl, big sundeck, garage. Smoking ok, pets ok. Near bus. $1600/mo + util. Avail Dec 1st. 604-809-3750 BBY NORTH 5 BR house, 4537 Frances St, $1800, Avail Now, w/d, nr all ammens, 604-551-4759 aft 4pm
COQ, Blue Mtn/ Como Lake. 3 BR, upper flr. 1.5 baths, big deck, 6 appl. $1,490/mo + 2/3 utils. Ns/ np. Near schools. 604-939-6077
6875 BROMLEY COURT
COQ New Horizon, newly reno’d 3BR, 2 lvls, all new appls, 1900 sf, nr Pinetree Sec, ns/np, Jan 1st, $1900/mo, 604 760-6372
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 649-RENT
M RIDGE 4 br, 2 bath + family rm, ldry, reno’d, big yard, lots of prkg, n/s $1350+util now 604-720-2977
view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
CANTERBURY COURT Fifth Ave, New West 1 BR $785. 2 BR $935. Lrg, bright, well maint bldg. Rent includes heat, hot water & cable. N/P. Central New West.
CALL 604 519-1095 Professionally Managed by Colliers International
909 - 12th Street
Bright 2 BR ste. F/S & W/D in bldg. Avail now or Jan 1. $995 incl h/w. Lease & exc refs a must
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
814 Royal Avenue
Newer 2 BR Condo, 6 appls, N/S, pet possible. Avail now or Jan 1. Lease and excellent refs a must. $1250. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 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
STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● COQUITLAM - 218 Allard St. 2 bdrm HANDY MAN SPECIAL!!! HOUSE, bsmt/2 sheds..$1,388/M NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm HOUSE w/1 suite 2 f/p,Long term finance, new roof, RT-1..$1,988/M SURREY- 6297 134 St. Solid 4 bdrm HOUSE w/3 bdrm suite on 1/4 acre lot with views... $1,688/M
SOUTH SURREY- 15532 Madrona Dr 3 bdrm, HOUSE, quiet st, huge yard, dbl gar, 2 y.o. roof....$1,388/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call (604)812-3718 or (604)786-4663
www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca New Westminster
307 Richmond St.
Ground level 2 BR suite in character home. Large kitchen. Available mid Dec or Jan 1. N/S, small pet possible. $950. Lease and excellent references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE
Bayside Property Services Ltd.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
CALL 604 723-8215
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Natalie 778-230-9037 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Duplexes - Rent
Shared Accommodation Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, $650 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, nr SFU & Lougheed Mall. Avail Dec 1 or Dec 15. Call 778-846-5275
1 BDRM bsmt suite for rent $800/mnth. Includes separate entry, in-suite laundry, utilities, and cable/internet. NS/NP Would suit single women Ref. Required. 778-320-0055 BBY 1 BR bsmt ste, shower only, shared w/d, nr BCIT, N/P, $625 incl hydro & ht. ABSOLUTELY N/S. Avail Dec 1. 1-604-820-8664
Lrg, 3 BR, 3 lev Townhouse. 1.5 baths, small yard, 5 appls. Avail now or Jan 1. Lease & perfect refs a must. N/S. $1395
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BBY 2 BR g/l in new house, $750 incls heat & hydro. NS/NP. Nr Canada Way/Imperial. suits 1 or 2 people, Jan 1. 604-521-6658
BBY, EAST. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Shared W/D. Near bus stop and schools. $895/mo + utils. Ns/np. Dec 1st. 604-789-6318, 604-521-1008 BBY NORTH 2 BR g/lvl, all new appls & kitchen, $950 incls all utils, ns/np, Now, 604-716-4703 BBY NORTH Bach g/lvl ste, all new appls & kitchen, $650 incls all utils, ns/np, Now, 604-716-4703 COQ 3 BR upr, 2ba, D/W, 1300sf, $1350 + 2/3 util, Sh’d W/D. NS/ NP. Avail now. 604 939-1116 COQ BRAND NEW Austin/Blue Mtns. 1 BR ste, own W/D. $700 incls utls. Av now. NS/NP. 604-939-2155 or 604-537-1990 COQ Lrg 1 BR + Office, sh’d W/D. Nr SFU. $850 incls utils/cbl/net NS. Av Jan or Feb 778-232-6359 COQ Westwood Plateau. N/S, N/P. 2 BR, f/bath, $900 + 1/3 utils. Avail Immed. 778-847-7637 COQ WW PLATEAU, 2 BR bsmt ste, n/s, small pet ok, full bath, $900 + 1/3 utils. 778-898-0701 NEW WEST, Queensborough. 2 BR, grd/level bsmt. Private entry. Shared w/d. Ns/np. Near bus & Skytrain. Suits 2 people. $775 incl hydro/heat. Call 604-307-9350
Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
POCO, Own BR / bath, $475 + cable, incls utils, W/D, share home. N/S, N/P. 778-216-1727
N.WEST Queensborough NEW lrg 2 BR gr lev ste, sh’d W/D. $900 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-339-8616
POCO, Stafford/Shaughnessy. 1 BR ste. $775 incl heat & elec. Avail Now. 604-941-8344
Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
1-BEDROOM AP T. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
99-7360 Halifax St, Bby
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
COQ, 2400SF, 3 BR + Den, 5 appls, alarm, dbl garage. Dec 15. $1800+ utls. ns/np. 604-937-4756
POCO. Reno’d 3 BR upper flr, 2 baths, storage. $1290/mo + 60% util. Dec 1. Ns/Np. 604-375-8757
POCO, Southside. 2 BR, upper floor. Full bath, shared w/d. Ns/ np. $850/mo + util. 604-941-7794
PT COQ. 2 BR, f/ba, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! Ns/np. $950mo incl utls. Avail Dec 1. 604-944-1479
PT MOODY 221 Angela Dr. 1 BR grd lev, 900sf, share w/d, prkg, $795 incl utils. Now. Pet ok, n/s. 5mins L’heed Mall. 778-688-2594
PT MOODY, Heritage Mtn, New 1 BR ste, spac, bright, no WD, NS/ NP. $750 incls utl. 778-863-2502
POCO 2 BR T/H $755 & $775 & 5 BR for $1190. Quiet-family complex, no pets. Now. 604-464-0034
RIVERS INLET Townhouses
(Coquitlam Centre area)
• 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, carport. Sorry no pets.
Call 604-942-2012 WOODLAND PARK
TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.
Contact 604-939-0221 email@example.com
Wanted To Rent
Wanted 2 BR Bsmt Suite in New West, for pensioner who has loud cockatoo, 778-858-1234
POCO CENTER. 2 BR gr lev, own W/D, patio. Avail now. $850 incls utls, cbl. NS/NP. 778-245-8016
MONTECITO TOWERS Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
NEW WEST, Westside. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Ns/np. Includes util/cable. Available now. 604-522-1896
Go to http://classified.van.net or call 604-444-3000.
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ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
Blinds & Draperies
BLACKOUT DRAPES. Cut light 100%. Save energy. Dampen sound. Innovative fabric in 42 colors. Free est. 604-506-6230
HOME IMPROVEMENTS Renos to Handyman’s Service Call Ray 604-418-4208 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
#1 QUALITY Cleaning Service Homes & Business. Senior Disc. Low Rates. 604 724-8998 A.S.B.A ENTERPRISE Comm/ Res, Free Est, $20/hr incls supplies, Insured, 604-723-0162
• Removal & Replace • Free Disposal • Free Estimates • Quality Guaranteed • Fully Insured • Commercial / Residential
LMD Ltd. 604-540-6567
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
DRAINAGE, SEWER & WATER Underground Video Inspection Call Tobias 604 782-4322 Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
West Coast Cedar Installations Fencing & Decking EST 1991
604-270-2358, Cell: 604-788-6458
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444 Pressuring Washing, Tree Prunning, Shrub & Hedge Trimming, Leaf Cleanup, Top Soil Delivery, Rubbish Removal, 604-690-4772
Lawn & Garden
Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured
• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping
• Snow Removal • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs
• Laminate/Hardwood Floors • Refinishing & Repairs • Free Estimates • New Installs Book before Dec. 15 & receive 15% off 604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT
www.jimsmowing.ca WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Fall Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
Moving & Storage
Fencing & Decking EST 1991
604-270-2358, Cell: 604-788-6458
PLUMBING & DRAINAGE Renovations Big or Small. Water Lines without Digging Broken Water Mains & Sewer Mains. Hot Water Tanks, Plugged Drains, Toilets, Tubs, Leaky Faucets & Broken Pipes, Irrigation Sprinkler Systems. 24 / 7 Emergency Service Fully Licenced & WCB.
Plugged Drains, Main Sewer Lines Water Service, Drain Tiles, Fixtures Faucets, Licensed, Insured & Bonded Hot Water Tanks, Seniors Discounts
10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Sofﬁts All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price
604-439-9417 #1 PRO Gutter & Roof Cleaning Owner operated since 1995. Insured. Mike 785-1206 A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
Planning on RENOVATING? Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classiﬁeds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classiﬁeds 604-444-3000
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835
Renovations & Home Improvement
Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now & we pay ½ the HST
WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
CORAZZA Contracting Quality European Craftsmanship. Renovations, custom homes, kitchens & baths, over 20 yrs exp Carlo @ 604-818-5919 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
1ST CHOICE AUTOLOANS is first in credit approvals for BC/ Alberta. Our service is “free” and confidential. If you’re working you should be driving! Apply today @ firstchoiceautoloans.ca or call 1-800-635-3024.
AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
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Family Owned & Operated
Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured. PAINTING Text. Ceilings & Drywall Repairs. Cove & Trim Finishing. Cer. Tiles. 604-521-1567.
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Scrap Car Removal
Sports & Imports
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
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
★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
10 TON cube truck with dedicated run. Want to be your own boss? Call Bob, daytime: 604-329-1249 or evenings: 604-574-4936.
1999 JAGUAR Xjr 4.0L s/c, local 59k 1 owner, records, a/cared 18' pirelli, $12,500. 778-867-3731
2009 HONDA Odyssey (touring model), black, 16,000 kms, mint cond, sparingly used, incls winter tires $38,500. 604-913-1933
Commercial & Residential Fully Insured firstname.lastname@example.org
Scrap Car Removal
Interior & Exterior
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NO CREDIT? No Problem! Cars, Trucks, SUVS. We finance all types f credit bankrupt, divorced, repos, 9 sins. Apply on-line www.loanmasters.ca
Residential/Commercial Book ahead! Call Today!
A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872
AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885
SNOW REMOVAL AND SALTING
$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
A-1 MOVING Local/Long Dist. Seniors disc. Lic/insured. Specials to Alta/Island/Interior. 930-3000
$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020
Tried & True Since 1902
ABC TREE MEN
• BBB • RCABC • GAF/ELK Master Elite Contractor • Residential Rooﬁng • Liability Coverage and WCB • Designated Project Managers • Homes & Strata • Third Party Inspection Installations & Repairs Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate •• 24 Hr Emergency Service Quote code 2010 for a 5% discount
Winter storm trimming Dangerous Tree Removal Stump Grinding. Call now:
RESIDENTIAL DIVISION LTD.
$30 P/HR. Abe Moving & Delivery & Rubbish Removal. ★ Available 24 hours. Abe at: 604-999-6020
Call AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. 604-984-9004
Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567
1 to 3 Men
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
WINTER SPECIAL SPACE BOOKING SAVE THE HST For: AFFORDABLE ROOFING Have YourNMather Roof Done Rep: Now & Jan. 7 Between Ad#: 1283386
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
West Coast Cedar Installations
Installations & Repairs A B P Big or Small, 7 Days/Week
CENTRAL CREEK FLOORING
DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & landscaping. Call 778-885-2984
QUALIFIED RESIDENTIAL & Commercial Electrical Contractor. Cert. 92294.. Nick 778-237-2132
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
CONCRETE & ASPHALT
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604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
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#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
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Contact the dealer, check out your new ride and drive home. Easy, right?
The Record • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • A35
Langley Farm Market PRODUCE
(Product of Mexico)
(Product of B.C.) ($1.28/kg)
5 lb Gift Box
2 for 1 $
(Product of China)
Hot House On The Vine
(Product of B.C.) ($1.08/kg)
(Product of B.C.) ($1.94/kg)
(Product of California) ($.64/kg)
M E AT
Beef Chuck Roll Boneless ($7.69 kg) .............................................
Liberte 2.5% Yogurt (750 g)......................................... 2/$5 (Probiotic with active acidophilus) Assorted Flavour Canadian Heritage Organic Maple Syrup (250ml)......................... $599ea
($2.18 kg) ............................................... 99 /lb ¢
Frozen Milk Fish
($6.59 kg) .............................................. $299/lb
Dark Rye Bread (660g) ............................. $199ea
Cuddy Oven Roasted Chicken (100g) ........... $138
White Sub Buns (6's) .................................. $119ea
Freybe Lean Cappicoli (100g) ...................... $118
Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies (6's)................ $259ea
Swiss Cheese (100g)....................................... $149
Valid Wed. Dec. 1 - Sun. Dec. 5, 2010 while quantities last
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