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Aiming to build an ‘iconic’ centre BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

The architectural team charged with designing the new civic centre continues to refine its designs for the project and ensure that the building won’t be a “misfit” on Columbia Street. Roger Hughes, a principal at Hughes Condon Marler Architects, gave council an overview of the latest concept for the civic centre on Monday. “The plans have become well developed,” he said. “The program has become quite refined in terms of area allocations.” The city’s portion of the civic centre, which will be located on Columbia Street between Eighth and Begbie streets, will include a theatre, convention space, art studios, an art gallery, a tourist information centre, the city’s museum and archives, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and a restaurant. The city has partnered with the Uptown Property Group, which will build an office tower of up to eight storeys above the civic centre. Terry Atherton, the city’s manager of civic buildings and properties, said the excavation and shoring (bracing of the sides of the excavation) of the three levels of parkade will begin in the summer, but the actual construction of the parkade foundation and concrete will take place later. Much of the discussion at Monday’s council meeting focused on the exterior appearance of the building and the way ◗Civic Page 9

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Ready to roll: Ingrid Tymm test drives one of the city’s new curb letdowns while out for a stroll with her daughters Melody (at right) and Ruby (in stoller) and their friend Isabelle Bobetsis.

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Mom delighted with city’s attention to ensuring curbs are easy to navigate with strollers BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

A West End resident is grateful that the city has made it a little easier for parents to get their kids to school. Ingrid Tymm recently contacted city hall to raise concerns about the lack of accessibility of some sidewalks for children riding bicycles and parents pushing strollers. She was particularly concerned about the sidewalks on streets leading to Lord Tweedsmuir

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Elementary School. Tymm, who has had some experience dealing with municipalities through her job, said she was pleasantly surprised with the speed at which city officials responded to her email and followed up with phone calls. “They were so personable in virtually every step in the game,” she said. “It was totally a fluke that I opened up the paper and there was this article.” New Westminster resident Basil Fitz recently told The Record that he was concerned about the condition of some of the city’s sidewalks and “curb letdowns” which allow people to move easily from sidewalks to the road. He expressed concern that the condition of some sidewalks and the lack of

curb letdowns creates challenges for people who are getting around in wheelchairs, or use mobility aids or strollers. Tymm said that improvements were made to the sidewalks in her neighbourhood soon after she contacted city hall. She said the changes make it much easier for parents to manoeuvre little ones in strollers and for younger children who are riding their bikes. “Lo and behold, here they are,” she said of the sidewalk improvements. “They put most of the curbs in.” Blair Fryer, the city’s manager of communications, said the City of New Westminster’s website has an online map that shows the locations of all of the curb letdowns in the

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New burger poll is on the election menu BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

It just wouldn’t be an election in New Westminster without an election poll courtesy of longtime business Burger Heaven. If you’re “fed up” with the current state of affairs in Canada, the bun-official federal election burger poll is now on at Burger Heaven. The restaurant provided these descriptions of burgers in the bun-official poll: ◆ Harper Burger (Conservatives): With a conservative slice of cheese, this burger is on the right, front burner. Made with “lean to the right” Grade A Alberta beef, Alberta cheddar and served with a Conservative side of fries, this burger may come with a slice of humble pie a la mode. With hope of a majority government, you can expect a lot of Harp about this choice and don’t be surprised if this candidate takes control of the kitchen and cooks the burger himself. Lots of condiments to choose from - but could cost extra. ◆ Ignatieff Burger (Liberals): This burger is new to our menu, is a real mouthful and includes a slice of American cheese. With a liberal dollop of “relish”ing to be PM, this burger has lean Grade A beef(s), and is determined to get to the front burner in this heated election. But is it cooking with gas? And will it cut the mustard with B.C. voters or will it need lots of ketchup (catch-up) to do it? Comes with a slice of Boston cream pie. ◆ Layton Burger (NDP): Served socially correct, this burger includes a Nicely Done Patty, lean to the left Grade A beef, sharp unions (oops, onions), a fresh red tomato and sharp Jack cheddar cheese. We laboured hard on this burger, but it’s still on the back burner trying to cut some of the fat out of the liberal bacon and be selected by the Canadian voter/eater. ◆ May Burger (Green): This burger may be cooked by solar power for a healthier environment. Served with a side of greens.

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One of the first: James Molesworth and Peter Black put up a large Fin Donnelly sign on 8th Avenue Sunday right after the election was called. If you’re looking for change in your burger diet, this one could be for you. Includes “cottage” industry cheese, dollop of green relish, lettuce (let us) lead, and lots of Mayo. ◆ Duceppe Burger (Bloc Quebecois): This burger comes with French dressing et

avec la bleu fromage et le boeuf du Quebec et les frites - i.e. Chip off the “Bloc”. This one is separated from the rest in the proverbial frying pan.

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Westminster-Coquitlam since the electorate made its last trip to the polls. Although Canadians last went to the polls in May 2008, a byelection was held in New Westminster-Coquitlam on Nov. 9, 2009 after NDP MP Dawn Black resigned

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Commission cool to idea of city as poetry capital BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

The City of New Westminster’s arts commission will advise city council that it should be cautious about designating the city as the Poetry Capital of British Columbia. The City of New Westminster is looking into a request to declare the city as the Poetry Capital of British Columbia, a request made by a Don Benson and the newly formed Poetry New Westminster group. The group has asked city council to

endorse the proposal, noting poetry dates back 150 years in New Westminster, the city is home to a growing number of poets and regular poetry events, has become a destination for international touring poets, and is home to the first poet laureate in B.C. and the first poets laureate emerita and emeritus. “Don Benson sent a letter to council requesting that New Westminster be designated the Poetry Capital of B.C., then council referred that letter to the commission. The commission reviewed the letter and the idea,” said Joanne Edey-Nicoll, the

city’s assistant director of parks, culture and recreation. “There was quite a lot of discussion about it.” The arts commission members noted that there have been a lot of poetry groups and poets active in the city in the past few years. “They were cautious about self-designation,” Edey-Nicoll said. “That was the biggest thing for them. They did feel designating ourselves as something probably wasn’t a wise decision.” The commission didn’t support the request to designate New Westminster as

the Poetry Capital of B.C. “One of the other main points that the arts commission was focusing on was the recognition that there is all different forms of art in New Westminster,” Edey-Nicoll said. “They were reluctant to focus on one particular form. They see that the whole area of the arts in New Westminster is gaining more recognition. They were reluctant to focus too much on one art form.” It will recommend that council refer the matter to staff to explore ways to support poetry in the city, and ways to honour ◗Poetry Page 8

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Brother of accused under fire during trial

The defence lawyer for Gary Donald court heard that Mike, a crack addict, Johnston turned the tables on the accused’s was arrested five months after Fraser was brother, Mike Johnston, in court Monday, killed, on an unrelated matter, and was charging that he knew intimate details desperate to get back on the street for a about New Westminster trucker Vic fix. The court heard that he told police what Fraser’s murder not because his brother told him about it, but because he was his brother Gary had told him about the there. murder and that he’d helped him burn the crime scene clothing in a friend’s “You knew Vic Fraser was fireplace in Vancouver. stabbed because you were there,” But Lawrence charged that it defence lawyer Darcy Lawrence was really the other way around. charged. “You were there when “That’s why you wanted to Mr. Fraser was murdered, not burn the clothes, because you your brother Gary.” were there,” the lawyer charged. Mike Johnston repeatedly “No,” Mike Johnston replied. denied the lawyer’s accusa“It’s you who had everything tions. His older brother, 53to lose.” year-old Gary Johnston, is being “No,” he shot back. tried for second-degree murder His brother Gary was arrested in B.C. Supreme Court in New Vic Fraser in September 2009 – more than Westminster. Killed in 1998 11 years after Fraser was slain Fraser, a 43-year-old crane operator from Sapperton, was stabbed – while out on parole for another killing nine times in the neck when he apparently in Regina. He’s alleged to have told undercover interrupted a burglary at his sister Jeanie’s bungalow in Surrey’s Bridgeview neigh- police who were posing as gangsters that he killed Fraser. bourhood, on March 10, 1998. The trial continues. The younger Johnston testified as a – Tom Zytaruk, Surrey NOW Crown witness against his brother. The

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Lighter touch in election ad is welcome

Usually political parties, particularly So, it’s not surprising to see attack in pre-campaign or election mode, like ads. Their tone is intended to leave the to give voters the impression that elecreader or viewer with no doubts as to tions are very, very serious events. how serious things are. The message And there’s a lot of truth in that. is usually short, blunt and ugly. They When we go to the polls, intend to sow mistrust and we are choosing policies leave you feeling that if you that can mean the difference vote for the wrong person THE RECORD between hospitals being built, everything in Canada will highways getting tolls, taxes quickly go down the toilet. going up or down, our soldiers being After watching one of these ads you feel sent to foreign countries to risk their like you’ve just witnessed a mugging. lives, and whether our grandchildren So agree or disagree with the provinwill have clean air to breathe. cial NDP, we were relieved to see some


humour injected into the political scene with the Christy Crunch video. The 30-second video shows two almost-identical cereal boxes – one box featuring a photo of Premier Christy Clark, a second box (Campbell Crunch) featuring former premier Gordon Campbell. The woman asks, “Can something taste mean?” and then, “What’s that?” as her partner reaches into the cereal box and pulls out pulls a toy train, complete with a ‘B.C. Rail’ logo. “It’s a train giveaway,” he replies.

Will voters think it’s too cute? Will they think it makes light of a serious situation? “It’s got some humour, but it’s a serious ad to remind people of the negative policies that were implemented while Christy Clark was at the cabinet meeting,” said interim B.C. NDP leader Dawn Black, trying to cover all bases. Who knows how it will play with the voters? But what we do know is that it’s a welcome contrast to the usual hamhanded humourless ads that we have come to expect during elections.

Are teachers’ hopes out of line? IN THE HOUSE KEITH BALDREY


attended the 95th convention of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation last week and met a lot of enthusiastic, earnest, optimistic and dedicated teachers who all made a plausible case for being paid more money. They also made a solid case for improving learning conditions in their classrooms. Unfortunately for them (and their students), I don’t see much hope for either a salary increase or significant changes taking place in their classrooms. Faced with a large, lingering deficit, the provincial government will not sign a new collective agreement with the teachers’ federation that includes a wage increase, at least not for a year or two. If the government were to fold and give teachers a raise, the 300,000 other public sector union employees whose contracts expire next spring would rightly expect similar increases, thus increasing the deficit even more. The teachers’ federation has signalled it will be asking for a double-digit pay hike, which is somewhat silly given the current economic situation. No other profession is getting anywhere

close to double-digit wage increases, and the federation’s argument that its members should be paid what their counterparts are paid in Alberta and Ontario is irrelevant. The teachers’ federation also argues the government made an exception with the B.C. Nurses’ Union and gave its members a wage increase while insisting other unions stick to a zero-zero program. Yes, the nurses did get a wage increase, but they are in a unique position in which they hold considerable leverage over their employer. There is a shortage of nurses, and their skills are vitally needed. But there is no shortage of teachers, which greatly weakens the federation’s bargaining position when it comes to wages. However, the teachers’ union appears to have a much more reasonable argument to make when it comes to classroom learning conditions. Many teachers at the convention had poignant stories of trying to teach 30 kids, when as many as six to a dozen of them had various learning or behavioural disabilities. The government has understandably refused the teachers’ union’s attempts over the years to gain more formal control over classroom conditions, but this power struggle has allowed those conditions to deteriorate in many cases. The steady rise in the number of special needs students – coupled with cuts to teaching positions designed to

Enough bickering over water Dear Editor:

I’m sure I’m not the only one tired of the weekly bickering over water that occurs on the editorial pages. Is bottled versus tap water the biggest issue facing us today? If it is, our lives must be pretty good. Let’s just be thankful our water, bottled or tap, isn’t exorbitantly priced, laced with radiation, or contaminated with bacteria that causes blindness. Enough! Derek Krahn, New Westminster

Daycare difficult for parents

Dear Editor:

I’m a frequent reader of your newspaper and have recently followed the trend of events in New Westminster. I have come to find out from a number of immi◗Teachers Page 7 grants whom I have interviewed that there is a lot

of difficulties faced by parents who newly arrive in New Westminster with the hope of securing a space for their children in a daycare. It takes an average of six months to one year, and it is almost impossible to get a place immediately. Not only that, when you get one, the prices are way too expensive compared to other cities like Surrey and Burnaby. Parents can no longer keep silent over this issue as the economy right now is really difficult and the subsidy amount allocated by the ministry for child care is still the same and has not yet been increased. Can parents please kindly suggest what can be done to improve this situation as it is a source of major concerns for both mothers and dads trying to get back to the workforce ? Or do we simply want to go on pretending that it does not really matter when we know it does? Amaka Osuagwu, New Westminster


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Open House


I read The Record dated Saturday, March 19, regarding Coun. Bill Harper (City councillor concerned about family in Japan, page 3) regarding the airlines, that they are taking advantage by price gouging. I think he is wrong. My wife works for a Hong Kong-based airline, and they give a special fare to those people who want to leave Japan. Canadians who live in Japan made their choice. Why leave a nice country and the best city? Please do not blame the government, ask yourself what you can do for your country and not the other way. I have lived in New Westminster for 18 years and have been a Canadian citizen for 39 years. Please do not blame others, enjoy your life as I do. Gie Oei, New Westminster

Dear Editor:

Patrick O’Connor seems to believe that since I am a member of a union, my opinion on the bottled water issue in New West schools is somehow suspect (Union involvement a concern, Letters, March 19, The Record). That might come as a surprise to the thousands and thousands of union mem-

teach those same kids – has created a crisis in some classrooms, the federation argues with conviction. Federation president Susan Lambert has told me that classroom composition and not wages is the number 1 issue “by far” with most teachers. Perhaps, then, the teachers’ federation should bargain their new contract accordingly and jettison the unrealistic wage demands in favour of pressuring the government to step up to the plate on classroom conditions. It’s an issue that will also garner more public support. While the B.C. Liberals keep pointing out that funding for the K-12 system keeps increasing on a per-pupil basis, the reality is that schools keep being closed and teachers

find their working conditions deteriorating. Parents are acutely aware of the situation and represent a powerful voting bloc come election time. Quite apart from giving teachers a big wage increase, the B.C. Liberals are on shakier ground if they ignore classroom working conditions. It was good to see Education Minister George Abbott become the first education minister in 10 years to attend a B.C. Teachers’ Federation convention. He was warmly greeted by union members who have had bitter battles with the B.C. Liberal government. Three of the last teachers’ contracts were imposed by the legislature after negotiations proved hopeless. Hopefully, the goodwill Abbott established there will translate

Please join Bentall Kennedy at our upcoming Open House for the 38 acre site located adjacent to the Braid Skytrain Station. We would like to create a comprehensive vision for this site with the help and input of the community. Date: Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 Date: Tuesday, 5th, pm 2011(Welcome/Introductions Time: 4:30 pmApril - 7:00 Time: 4:30 pm - pm 7:00and pm 6:15 (drop-in) at 5:00 pm) Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 403 E. Columbia St. Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 403 E. Columbia St.

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bers in New Westminster who might like to think that their views on this, and other issues, are just as important as anyone else’s. When it comes to decisions our locally elected school board makes, I certainly hope that they consider the views of the students, staff and of course the residents of New Westminster, rather than being swayed by the high-priced legal opinions Mr. O’Connor obtained from multinational companies with vested interests, as he did in this case. To try get back to the issue, some New Westminster students felt that it was in the interest of our common environment to try to remove disposable bottles from our schools. As the father of three young children, it will be actions like this that prevent the massive island of disposable plastic refuse in the ocean from growing as they grow up. If people aren’t concerned about the environment for those of us who have some influence over these issues now, hopefully they will be concerned for the children who have to inherit these problems in the future. I applaud the students for their concern and foresight. (P.S. In the interest of full disclosure, I’m also related to a New Westminster politician. Does this also somehow invalidate my views in the eyes of Mr. O’Connor and his corporate friends?)

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into actual progress in the classroom – even if teachers don’t get a raise. ◗ NDP leadership candidate Adrian Dix takes great exception to my reporting last week that some of his caucus colleagues have been joking about why none of the so-called dissidents have endorsed his candidacy. The reason, they joke, is that they are afraid of Dix because he may exact revenge for the way they stabbed Carole James in the back. Nothing could be further from the truth, Dix insists. He says the party is coming together and party unity is of paramount importance to him. “I’m the unity candidate,” he told me. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.

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Pageant this weekend

Six young women are vying to be crowned Miss New Westminster 2011 this weekend. Miss New Westminster and the ambassadors will represent New Westminster through the year at various Hyack and community functions, and will travel to other parades and festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest with the Hyack float. The Hyack Festival Association sponsors the event. This year’s contestants and their sponsors are: Kaylin Brown (New Westminster NewsLeader); Danae Dumontet (New Westminster Police Officers’ Association); Brooke Moore (Royal City Rotary); Brianna

Nault (New Westminster Salmonbellies Minor Lacrosse); Yaroslava Rybakova (G&F Financial Group); and Alisa Too (Kiwanis Club of New Westminster). The first half of the pageant took place on March 19 at Royal City Centre, where contestants gave a speech and presented a talent and a “frugal fashion show” for the crowd. The final pageant, which is taking place on Saturday, April 2 at Orlando’s in the River Market, includes the evening gown presentation, personal speeches and a group dance. Call the Hyack Festival Association office at 604-522-6894 for ticket information.

Poetry: Arts council opposes request and recognize the development of poetry in the city. If council approves the recommendation, staff would find ways to identify what has transpired over the past few years and ways to recognize the emergence of poetry in New Westminster. “I think there is quite possibly many ways we can do that,” Edey-Nicoll said. The arts commission is an advisory committee to council, so council would ultimately have the final say on the request to designate New Westminster as the Poetry Capital of B.C. Similar sentiments were put forward by the Arts Council of New Westminster. In a letter to the arts and culture commission, arts council president Rick Carswell stated that the arts council’s duty is to support all of the arts in equal measure. “As such, we find it difficult to support a singling out (of) one art form or disci-

pline over another as to receive a ‘capital’ designation,” he wrote. “All of our membership group and affiliates deserve equal support and promotion.” The arts council’s letter also pointed out that New Westminster is home to several award-wining fiction writers and gifted visual and theatrical artists. and it would be unfair to ignore those disciplines. Benson, who was on a committee charged with selecting a new poet laureate and receives poetry submissions for a column from local poets, believes New Westminster has more poets per capita than any other city in B.C. He was the city’s second poet laureate and first poet laureate emeritus. Poetry New Westminster has now embarked on a survey to determine how many poets are currently active in the city. For more information about the survey, contact Don Benson at donbenson@telus. net.

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Hughes Condon Marler Architects have provided a glimpse of the possible look for the new civic centre being built on Columbia Street that will include a theatre, convention space, art studios, an art gallery, a tourist information centre, the city’s museum and archives, and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. .


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it will relate to buildings in the Columbia Street Historic District. The architects are considering a “masonry band” that wraps around the building and a glass screen on the front of the building. Hughes said the choice of materials is important because it’s envisioned that they will be used outside and inside the building. The design team is putting together its schematic design booklet, which will include possible materials for the building, and the costs associated with using those materials. It’s expected those designs will be brought back to council by the end of April. Coun. Jaimie McEvoy said some residents have told him they are concerned how the building will fit in with the Columbia Street Historic District. “I am encouraging an open mind,” he said about the design. “It is important to some of our citizens that they feel it is not a complete misfit to the surroundings.” Hughes believes the proposed design incorporates “classical proportions” that relate well with other buildings in the heritage district. Lisa Spitale, the city’s director of development services, said it’s envisioned that one material, whether its granite, sandstone, brick or masonry, would wrap around the outside of the building. Staff believe the “wrap” should be made of a warmer material and colour that creates more of a traditional feeling. “We want to see it warm,” she said. “It’s the warm element we like on the street.” Spitale said the material chosen will help to break up the massing of glass on the front of the building, and will also help to create a relationship with other build-

ings in the area. Coun. Jonathan Cote said the biggest challenge is to create something that fits into the historic district but still makes a statement. He suggested that the materials used for the band that wraps around the building could be something that’s relevant to the downtown’s history. In addition to appearance, Hughes said the materials chosen should be those that weather well and can stand up to the climate. While most people have one image of heritage – red brick buildings with arches, Hughes said New Westminster’s heritage buildings have used a variety of designs and materials. He said the civic centre should be iconic, have classical proportions and be in scale with the buildings around it. “There’s a broad range of materials on Columbia Street and a broad range of styles as well,” Hughes said. “We need to do something today that speaks to today.” Coun. Bill Harper wants the civic centre to be iconic in its design, so people can immediately recognize it as a building of significance in the city. “Heritage has to start somewhere,” said Coun. Lorrie Williams, noting that heritage buildings were modern when they were built. “I have not had that many phone calls or emails. Most people don’t expect us to build a heritage building. If we are going to spend this money, they want something to be proud of.” The City of New Westminster negotiated $35 million in gaming funds to build the multiuse civic facility in downtown New Westminster. The contract stipulates that the facility must be built by December 2013.


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Royal City man pleads guilty in murder plot firearms while prohibited and three counts of counselling to commit a murder. The murder was not carried out. The intended targets were Metro Vancouver residents Sandip Duhre (reportedly a former associate of the late gangster Bindy Johal), Andre Remekie and Dustin Meehan. All three men are known to police. Police said at the time of his arrest that Radjenovic

was the “central figure” attempting to facilitate the murders, including supplying the needed weapons. It was revealed in court Monday that the person counselled to commit the murders was a police agent. A date for Radjenovic’s sentencing hearing will be confirmed Thursday. In December 2006, Radjenovic was one of five men arrested in connection with the illegal distribution

of firearms, which police allege were ending up in the hands of gangsters across Canada. Radjenovic, who came to Canada from the former Yugoslavia in the mid1990s, was a star basketball player at Burnaby South Secondary School. In an interview with The Province in January 2001, Radjenovic said he had seen a lot of violence in his hometown of Okucani, in Croatia, during the civil

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city. He said there are currently 2,032 curb letdowns. “The city constructs 50 new ramps each year by request,” he said. “It has to be prioritized.” Priority for new curb letdowns is given to pedestrian corridors, greenways, and school and civic facilities. The city annually budgets about $50,000 for these curb letdowns. “We do have a list of locations for curb letdown improvements,” said Eugene Wat, the city’s manager of infrastructure planning. “We also take into consideration requests from the community. They all get added into the mix.” Wat said the city usually knows in the first half of the year where new letdowns will be built. In addition to building about 50 new letdowns a year, he said all new

sidewalks that are built include letdowns. Wat said input from the city’s special services and access committee and community comments help flag areas in need of curb letdowns. “We did a wheelability project in 2008. That looked at the whole issue of accessibility and wheelability in the city,” Fryer said. “We are viewed as a leader in this area of accessibility.” Before the work was done in her neighbourhood, Tymm said there was a hodgepodge of curbs on sidewalks, which sometimes forced them to cross to the other side of the street to get to Lord Tweedsmuir. “I thought that was the most basic thing,” she said. “They should put it as a priority and get it done.” Tymm believes it’s little things like curbs that contribute to the communi-

ty’s overall wellness. The City of New Westminster has created maps identifying the safest routes for walking to school as part of its Active and Safe Routes to School Program. To date, maps have been created for all elementary schools and work is underway to create maps for the middle schools. In related news, a recent TransLink newsletter also indicates that New Westminster is a leader in terms of having accessible bus stops. While the total percentage of accessible bus stops in Metro Vancouver is 57.9 per cent, TransLink reports that 70.9 per cent of the bus stops in New Westminster are accessible. Only Bowen Island (100 per cent), West Vancouver (75 per cent) and Surrey (71.2 per cent) have a greater percentage of accessible bus stops.

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to serve as New Westminster’s MLA in Victoria. NDP candidate Fin Donnelly won the byelection, beating out Conservative candidate Diana Dilworth, Liberal candidate Ken Lee and Green candidate Rebecca Helps. “It’s a repeat all around,” Donnelly said about the May 2, 2011 general election. All four candidates will once again be vying to be New WestminsterCoquitlam’s member of Parliament. Back in the May 2008 general election, Black narrowly beat out Conservative candidate Yonah Martin. While Black is now an MLA in Victoria, Martin was appointed by Prime Minster Stephen Harper to be a senator in Ottawa. Liberal, Green, Libertarian and


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Federal leaders drop in Local candidates were on hand over the weekend to welcome their respective leaders to the Lower Mainland. Burnaby-New Westminster Conservative candidate Paul Forseth was pleased that Prime Minister Stephen Harper made Burnaby one of the first tops on his election campaign. Harper appeared at the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre on Sunday afternoon. Forseth’s blog noted that the “many inspirational things” mentioned by Harper at the rally include the security and stability in Canada at a time when “a sea of trouble is lapping at our

shores. Disaster in the Pacific, chaos in the Middle East, debt problems in Europe, and of course he very serious challenges south of the border.” NDP leader Jack Layton appeared in Surrey on Sunday, where he blamed the Conservatives for approving the harmonized sales tax in B.C. and for allowing a health-care system that sees people being treated at Tim Hortons outlet. He was referring to an incident earlier in the month when Royal Columbian Hospital used the Tim Hortons outlet for overflow when the emergency department was full. “It was a great crowd,” said New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP candidate Fin Donnelly. “It was a great way to start off Battleground B.C.”

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City repeals old racist bylaws BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

The City of New Westminster has repealed racist bylaws targeting Chinese Canadians. City staff spent eight months researching council minutes from 1860 to 1926 and found the city discriminated against the Chinese community regarding land and buildings, city regulations, employment opportunities and other areas. In September 2010, the City of New Westminster formally apologized for those actions. On Monday, council unanimously supported a “discrimination repeal bylaw” that rescinded bylaws involv-

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Harper thanked Osterman for bringing forward the “undone business” as part of the Chinese reconciliation process. “It’s not easy looking into the city’s past, but I think it’s been a really valuable process for the city,” said Coun. Jonathan Cote. Coun. Jaimie McEvoy said it’s a step that means a great deal to people in the Chinese community who remember when those laws were in place. “We are owning up to the past, recognizing it,” he said. “We are willing to make amends.” Coun. Lorrie Williams said the bylaws are no longer in effect, but it’s a good symbolic gesture.

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Living with chronic pain? This workshop may help BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER

It sounds nightmarish – living in pain all day, every day. But chronic pain is the reality for close to 20 per cent of Canadians. Now, New Westminster residents will have a chance to learn about the affliction and what they can do about it at a workshop April 4. Pain B.C. has organized the event at Royal Columbian Hospital and invited renowned physiotherapist Neil Pearson to help bring about some understanding of chronic pain and the latest research on how to control it. “The estimates are that one in five Canadians are living with chronic pain of various kinds from all kinds of different particular diseases, whether it’s arthritis or fibromyalgia or other diseases. Sometimes it’s from a fall or vehicle accident from things that are not necessarily diagnosable,” said Maria Hudspith, Pain B.C.’s executive director. “(Pearson will) be explaining the neurophysiology of pain and then helping people to understand the things they can do to influence their own

experience of pain.” Pearson runs a painbased physiotherapy clinic in Penticton, where he also teaches therapeutic yoga and breathing techniques shown to reduce pain. Beyond his own practice, Pearson educates other health professionals on the latest in pain research. Cliché as it sounds, pain felt elsewhere in the body can by quite literally in someone’s head. “Certainly as the science of the brain moves forward, there’s increasing understanding of the connection between mind and body and how pain, over time, alters people’s central nervous systems,” Hudspith said. “Basically people’s wiring can become faulty. It’s like the body feels pain because something has happened and then it just keeps going on feeling pain even when the thing that initially started it is resolved.” Hudspith said studies have shown people’s pain symptoms decrease when they begin learning about the causes of pain. “Even just understanding what’s going on in their bodies and what they can

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Bum’s the word: Royal City Curling Club manager Lesley Hruby, cancer survivor Debbie Imada and club board member Pauline Jackson at a fundraising event for colon cancer awareness March 19.

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recent “bum” spiel helped raise some funds and awareness about colon cancer. The Royal City Curling Club teamed up with Surrey resident Debbie Imada on the March 19 event. Imada, a two-year colorectal cancer survivor, spearheaded the event as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which is celebrated in Canada in March. “It went really well,” she said. “We had over 60 people come out. Everybody seemed to really enjoy themselves. We raised over $1,160.” While she’d been hoping to raise $2,000, Imada was pleased with the result and with the support from participants and businesses that donated raffle prizes. Imada was diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal

cancer when she was 43. In the following two years she underwent two surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation and dealt with side effects of chemotherapy that left her hands numb. Having had hemorrhoids after her son was born, Imada thought they had returned. Instead, doctors found a tumour. “People need to be aware,” said Imada, who lost a friend to colon cancer the same week of her fundraiser. “The screening is so simple and not being done. It is horrendous.” It’s estimated 22,500 Canadians (12,400 men and 10,100 women) will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year and 9,100 (5,000 men and 4,100 women) will die from it. The National Cancer Institute of Canada states that colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second most common cause of death from cancer among men and women – second only to lung cancer. Net proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. Donations can still be made at www.


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The B.C. Floral Art Society is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the Royal City. The group’s 40th anniversary open house is taking place on Monday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Glenbrook Park amenities centre at 76 Jamieson Court. The event includes a display of floral art, a floral carpet and a floral demonstration. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, which includes refreshments and anniversary cake. For more information, call Celia at 604-535-9892 or Dorothy at 604-538-0488. The B.C. Floral Art Society meets monthly in Burnaby. It’s a member of the B.C. Council of Garden Clubs.

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It’s no April Fool’s joke that the sun seems to finally want to poke its head out and warmer temperatures are on the way. Want to get out and enjoy spring? Here’s our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Watch for it in our Wednesday editions. Get digging on Saturday, April 2 with Can You Dig It? Spring Break at the Fraser River Discovery Centre, from 1 to 3 p.m. Kids aged five to nine and their families are invited to discover their inner Indiana Jones at this fun exhibit. Just go to the Fraser River Discovery Centre at 788 Quayside Dr. For more info, call 604-521-8401, ext. 101. Get drinking some of the best local wine at Pacific Breeze Winery’s April 2 and 3 release event for their new AssasZin and Big Red wines. Co-owner Frank Gregus is doing some great things at this selfdescribed garage winery. On April 2 from noon to 6 p.m. and on April 3 from noon to 5 p.m., people are invited to come and try and buy these two



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Clan win third college hockey title BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR

SimonFraserUniversitychalked up its third B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League title in four years. The Clan club team defeated regular season champion Thompson Rivers University 5-2 in the provincial playoff final at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Sunday. Senior captain and game first star Paul Moscone led the Clan with back-to-back goals between the second and third periods, including the eventual game-winning tally midway through the final frame. Moscone’s second goal gave the defending BCIHL champs a 3-0 lead. The Clan advanced into the provincial intercollegiate final following a 5-1 win over the University of Victoria on Saturday. Bill Smith, with his first of two back-to-back goals in the final frame, scored the eventual gamewinning tally in the opening minute of the third period. Jaime Laprise and Emanuel Haider, with an empty-net tally, also scored in the four-goal period. Former Saskatoon Blades major junior forward Ben Van Lare, on an assist from first star Moscone, tied the game 1-1 for SFU with the only goal of the second period. SFU opened the provincial championship tournament with an 8-6 win over Okanagan College. Former Burnaby Express junior Colby Kulhanek led the Clan with a hat trick. First star James Isaacs had a goal and two helpers for the defending champs. SFU lost 3-0 to Thompson Rivers in the playdowns on Friday. UVic edged Trinity Western University 3-2 in overtime in the other playoff. The Clan outshot TRU 35-19 in the contest and felt confident meeting the Wolfpack again in the final. “We played the same game

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We are the champions: The Simon Fraser University Clan hockey team raise the championship mug after winning its third B.C. intercollegiate hockey title in four seasons, 5-2 over Thompson Rivers University on Sunday. plan, but nothing was going in. Tonight we had the puck luck,” said Moscone after winning his third B.C. title with the Clan. Smith got the Clan off on the right foot on the power play, slapping home a setup at the left faceoff circle from Kulhanek midway through the opening period. The Burnaby-based Clan out-

shot the visitors 14-7 in the opening frame. SFU got the better of Thompson Rivers in the middle period, taking advantage of a lengthy twoman advantage when Moscone directed Jas Rai’s centering pass into the net at the right crease. Moscone then finished off a rush up ice by Laprise and Barry

Moscone, wristing the game-winner glove side past TRU goalie Anthony Manfredi. The two teams then traded goals in the final 12 minutes, including a pair by Van Lare. “The systems we play, we stuck with them,” said SFU head coach Mark Coletta. “We’ll never lose a game because we’re out of shape. It’s no coincidence we were not the most fatigued team, even with the extra game.” Coletta reiterated Moscone’s comments that Friday’s 3-0 loss to TRU was against the run of play. But manning up in the most important game of the season is something the team leaders are passing on to the newer players, he said. “I think we’re starting to build a tradition here,” Coletta said. “Now we know what it takes to win these kind of games.” SFU won last year’s championship final, edging the Kamloops club 2-1. The Clan were upset 3-1 in the 2008/09 final by the University of Victoria after winning its first B.C. intercollegiate title 3-0 over the University of the Fraser Valley a season earlier. With the team’s history of onice success, Clan general manager Jeff Dubois hopes to one day parlay that into the school’s varsity athletics program. “(Coletta and Dubois) have been working hard at this for a while. This is one step closer to that dream,” Moscone said.

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The Simon Fraser University Clan hockey team has season tickets for the upcoming 2011/12 season on sale. Adults can see all the club’s home games for $129. Tickets for seniors and students is $89, while kids tickets cost $69. For more information, call the SFU hockey club office at 604320-2223, or go online at www.

Men win Jr. and Sr. wrestling titles BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR

Burnaby Mountain Wrestling Club won both the junior and senior men’s national championship titles in Edmonton. The Simon Fraser University-based club was a runaway winner in both age groups, winning the junior title 49-32 over runner-up London-Western and 43-27 over Montreal in the senior division. A big reason for the club’s win at senior was a podium sweep in the

super-heavyweight category by champion Arjan Bhullar, runner-up and also junior national champion Sunny Dhinsa of W.J. Mouat Secondary, and third-place finisher Gurdeep Beesla. Burnaby Mountain also won the 66-kilogram and 74kg weight senior classes by Olympian Haislan Garcia and Matt Gentry, respectively. John Pineda of Burnaby placed third at 60kg. Manjot Sandhu also finished in third at 96kg. At the junior level,

Burnaby Mountain won seven medals, including Fido Sahota’s bronze at 74kg. Along with Dhinsa, Sukhan Chahal and Chamit Phulka both placed first in their respective 50kg and 96kg weight categories. Isaac Bernard, Brandon Richardson and Jasmit Phulka also placed among the top three in their divisions. The Burnaby Mountain junior and senior women’s teams both placed second in aggregate club standings.

Amanda Gerhart, at 59kg, and Hillary Greening, at 82kg, both won gold in the senior class. Stacie Anaka placed third at 63kg, while Miranda Dick and Ashlea McManus, and junior-aged Jenna McLatchy and junior champion Justina DiStasio all placed in the top six in their respective senior weight classes. DiStasio was the lone gold medalist among the junior women, winning at 72kg. Also medalling at the junior ranks was Gina

Carpenter, a runner-up at 55kg, and Michiko Araki, a bronze medallist at 44kg. Hiriko Araki, Nickie Brar, Bailey Halovorson, Ashley Verhaege and McLatchy all placed among the top six. In Greco-Roman wrestling, Dhinsa won a third individual medal, taking the senior 120kg division without a point scored against him. Dhinsa won the gold in the men’s super heavyweigh class with a 5-0 victory over Charles Thoms of Black Bear.

Middie named finalist for Lowe’s award New Westminster ’s Kevin Crowley was named a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award Monday. The Stony Brook University senior field lacrosse midfielder is one of 10 finalists shortlisted for the annual award that honours a student/athlete who makes a positive impact to their community. Crowley was a first team All-American last season. He currently boasts a 3.37 grade-point-average with a double major in business management and psychology. Crowley was named the State University of New York chancellor’s scholar athlete of the year in 2010, as well as the America East conference scholar/athlete for men’s lacrosse. Last week, Crowley set a Stony Brook University record for career points in a 17-9 loss to No. 10-ranked Cornell in non-conference NCAA Divison I field lacrosse March 22. Crowley scored two goals and added two assists to lift his career total to 202 points, breaking the old mark of 201 set by Jason Cappadoro in 2006. On Saturday, Crowley upped his new record with a five-point outing, including four more goals, in Stony Brook’s 13-6 win over Bryant.

Important goal

Burnaby Laker forward Trevor Moore scored perhaps the most important goal for the Robert Morris University varsity field lacrosse program. Moore scored RMU’s game-winning goal in a 7-5 victory over No. 17-ranked Bucknell, the program’s first win over a nationallyranked opponent. Earlier in the month, Moore became the firstever Robert Morris player to surpass the 100-goal plateau. RMU teammate Corbyn Tao matched Moore’s 100goal record mark, following a season-high four goals in an 18-10 win over Bellarmine on March 19. The New Westminster Salmonbellie was later named the Northeast conference player of the week.

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Douglas College birders win big in Calgary BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR

Douglas College alumni had a lot to beef about at the sixth Yonex Alberta Series badminton tournament in Calgary last weekend. Current Canadian college national champions RuiLin Huang and Melody Liang, along with Douglas grad Alvin Lau, won two events apiece at the Glencoe club March 25 to 27. Huang won the women’s singles, easily defeating Canadian No. 5 Charmaine Reid of Ontario 21-9, 21-6. The three-time CCAA female player of the year then paired with Douglas teammate Liang to win the women’s doubles event in a comeback 11-21, 21-11, 21-15 against No. 2 seeds Reid and Milaine Cloutier of Alberta.

The pair upset top seeds Liang also teamed up with Lau to win the mixed Campbell and Bill De Jong 21-14, 21-12 in the semindoubles. finals. Liang and Lau and Ly Lau swept all then swept No. five of their 5 seeds Brody mixed doubles “Jensen has a Hilland and matches, Justin Mullaly, sweeping No. very bright upset winners 2 seeds Logan future ahead of over Darren Campbell and Hong and Jenny Saunders him. He works Robert De Jong of Alberta 21extremely hard in the semi14, 21-16 in the and is always finals, 21-16, 21final. the final. Lau then willing to learn.” 18 in Ly and completed his Huang also double with placed third Douglas fresh- AL MAWANI overall in mixed man Jensen Ly Douglas head coach doubles. in an upset in “Jensen has a men’s doubles. Lau and Ly, competing very bright future ahead of in his first series tourna- him. He works extremely ment, were seeded third hard and is always willinto the tournament and ing to learn,” said Douglas went undefeated in doubles College head coach Al Mawani. play.

For the record

There was an historical error in the The Record’s March 23 article, “Rebel rally falls one point short at AAA provincials.” In fact, the 2003 and 2004 Alpha Aztecs

boys’ finished eighth and seventh, respectively, in back-to-back seasons at the B.C. high school AAA boys’ basketball championships.

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Boxer best fighter at Silver Gloves tourney BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR

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New Westminster teen Patrick Thornhill won a Silver Gloves provincial boxing title in Prince George on March 19. The 16-year-old Queensbourough Boxing Club fighter outpointed hometown favourite Joey McKerricher of Two Rivers Boxing Club to win the 152pound title in their threeround championship bout. Thornhill will now put his boxing skills to the test at the provincial Golden Gloves on April 15 and 16 at a venue to be announced. “It’s good, I worked really hard for the fight. It was a really good feeling,” said Thornhill, who was also named the best fighter at the tournament following the competiion. At 6-2, Thornhill used his boxing skills to keep the Interior fighter on the defensive. “I like to wear down my opponent with my jab,” Thornhill added. “I went into the fight, I was nerv-

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The champ: Patrick Thornhill shows off his medal after winning a Silver Gloves boxing title at 152 pounds in Prince George on March 19. ous, but I trained for it and everything came to me.” Patrick comes from good boxing blood lines. His father, Dave Thornhill, was a two-time Canadian national boxing champion as well as a former New Westminster

Salmonbellie lacrosse player. Dave played in three Mann Cup championship finals with the senior A ’Bellies. Patrick is also into lacrosse and will be trying out for the intermediate team this spring.

N.W. forward to final four

University of Michigan senior Ben Winnett is off to the NCAA Division I college hockey final four. The former B.C. Hockey League forward with the Salmon Arm SilverBacks helped the No. 6-ranked Michigan Wolverines defeat No. 13 Colorado College 2-1 in the west regional final in St. Louis, Missouri

on Saturday. Winnett was a fourth-round draft pick, 104th overall, of the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs in 2007. Michigan will now take on the No. 1 North Dakota Fighting Sioux in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals in St. Paul, Minnesota on April 7.

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The Coquitlam Express added a bit of sandpaper, a fluid first pass and a bevy of veteran presence Tuesday when the club announced the final pieces of a deal that took root more than three months ago. The club picked up defenceman Clinton Atkinson of New Westminster and forward Cody Michelle from the Salmon Arm SilverBacks in exchange for Brad Reid, a former assistant captain with the club, who left town in December. “When we gave up Brad, who was a quality kid, we had a couple of teams bidding, and this was the by far, in our minds, the best deal we could put together and from our standpoint we’re pretty happy with it,” Express general manager Darcy Rota said Tuesday. Atkinson is a 5-10 defenceman who put up close to a point-per-game average last season, posting 48 points, including three goals, in 57 contests. He suited up with the Western Hockey League’s Moose Jaw Warriors during the 2009 and 2010 campaigns and put up 18 points in 88 games. The 20-year-old saw limited action last year, and only played two games for the Tri-City Americans. “Clinton has got Western Hockey League experience in him, and when we made that trade for (Reid), he was a big part of what we’re looking in coming back next year — he’s a puck-moving defenceman with some skill and obviously he can run a power play for us. On top of that, he brings some veteran leadership as well,” said Express head coach Jon Calvano. Michelle, 19, made his B.C. Hockey League debut last season and finished the campaign with 11 goals and 28 points in 58 games. A 19-year-old righthanded shot, the Saskatchewan native is listed at six feet and weighing 173 pounds. “He brings that bigtime leadership aspect as well, Calvano said. “Prince Albert is probably the No. 1 major midget AAA program in the country.”

WHL playoffs have local colour BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins led the Red Deer Rebels to a hot start in Western Hockey League playoffs. The North Burnaby centre was named the game’s first star in Red Deer’s opening 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings in the first game of the WHL Eastern conference playoff last Friday. Nugent-Hopkins scored two goals, including the game-winning tally at 14.25 of the third period, in a four-point performance. He also potted the insurance marker a minute later to put the

home team up 1-0 in the best-ofseven series. On Saturday, Nugent-Hopkins tallied his third goal of the playoffs, opening the scoring midway through the first period in an eventual 5-1 win over Edmonton. The consensus No. 1 prospect from the WHL, Nugent-Hopkins, was also the go-to guy in a wild four-goal third period that saw Red Deer take a stranglehold in the series, winning 3-1 in Edmonton on Monday. Nugent-Hopkins took control in the latter half of the final period, setting up both the game-tying and game-winning tallies in an

eight-minute span. The 17-year-old was particularly brilliant on teammate Daulton Siwak’s game-winner in the final two minutes of play. The second-year Rebel darted into space in front of the Oil Kings goal and then passed off the puck to Andrej Kudrna all alone at the right crease. Siwak scored on Kudrna’s ensuing rebound. Game 4 of the series is back in Edmonton on Thursday. Nugent-Hopkins currently leads all playoff scorers with three goals and seven total points. Closer to home, New Westminster-born defenceman

Matt MacKenzie scored his first goal of the Western conference playoffs to help the Tri-City Americans take a 2-0 series lead over the Vancouver Giants following a 5-4 win on Saturday.

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#301-74 Richmond St. $348,800

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#411-9626 148th St. $252,900 Sry.

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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, in-suite laundry and more.

#305-270 Francis Way $408,000

Bright & spacious, 2 bdrm & den (could be used as 3rd bdrm), corner, 1244 sf, 3 yr old suite in the “Grove” in New Westminster’s newest neighbourhood, Victoria Hill. This beautiful suite features an open plan, 9’ ceilings, laminate floors, granite counters & stainless steel appliances, large room sizes & windows, large deck overlooking courtyard & peek a boo river view, electric fireplace & insuite laundry with front load washer & dryer.


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#252-15 6th Avenue $449,900

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#206-2285 Welcher Avenue PoCo • $209,900

This spacious 805 sq. ft unit is in great condition with den currently being used as 2nd bedroom. New laminate floors, fresh paint & new light fixtures make it ready to move into. Inste laundry & gas fireplace w/hot water & gas included in maintenance. Very quiet w/balcony facing secluded “Elks Park” close to schools, shopping & West Coast Express.

#202-204 Ash Street $619,900 Great opportunity, 3100 sf duplex with 4 bdrms & 2 baths on each side. Currently rented for $1,400 plus utilities and located in a super central location close to skytrain, Douglas College, parks & recreation, schools & shopping. The duplex has newer double windows, ez care vinyl siding, new roof & double garage, fenced yard/patio area and each side has their own laundry. both units are clean and show well.


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DELIVER RV Trailers for Pay! Successful RV transport company seeking pickup owners to deliver RV’s from US to Canada. Paying top rate.


General Employment

Become a Registered Personal Trainer. See our ad under Education. Hilltop 604-930-8377 HOMEWORKERS GET paid daily! Now Accepting: Simple Full/ Part Time Data Entry & Online Computer Related Work is available. No fees or charges to participate. Start Today,

VANCOUVER’S LARGEST Lawn and Property Maintenance Company pays $120-$360 DAILY for outdoor Spring/Summer work. Hiring honest, competitive, and energetic individuals to fill our various 2011 positions. Apply online @

LOST LARGE SET OF KEYS with small denture keychain and large skelton key in Capitol Hill area on Mar 26. 604-414-5585


General Employment

TRAINED GROOMER wanted p/t or f/t, Sunnyslope, BBY. Good wages. 604 454-1144, 519-1940


Health Care


Required for a Burnaby healthcare facility. F/T & P/T positions, to work days & evenings. Alternate Model Of Care-Dementia experience is preferred. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Competitive wages & benefits. Fax resume: 1-250-861-3112 karen.petlikau@




North Van engineering office requires an Admin. Assistant to support the engineering staff and manage the office. Duties range from handling mail and phones to preparing large and complex technical reports. We seek a wellrounded individual who takes pride in attention to detail and has a strong ability to prioritize. This position will appeal to a courteous and tactful multi-tasker who can handle tight deadlines and changing priorities with grace. Experience with engineering or scientific reports would be an asset. Please send your resume in confidence to

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check your ad for accuracy the first day it appears. Refunds made only after 7 business days notice!

Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by email as instructed on the website.

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Postmedia Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email and they will investigate.


We offer a COMPETITIVE compensation package, Group Insurance and RSP plan along with the opportunity for a CAREER in a WORK FAMILY, SAFETY CONSCIOUS ENVIRONMENT. It is a job requirement that you SPACE enjoy working for our company. That means you are SURROUNDED BY POSITIVE, HAPPY CO-WORKERS! BOOKING

For: GUARDIAN BUILDING PRODUCTS Inside Sales Representative Rep:service JTaylor If you recognize that customer applies to your customers and coworkers and possessAd#: the following areas of excellence – Proactive 1303724 Order Building, Sales Enhancement Participation, Building Material Product Knowledge (is an asset), Superior Customer Service (2 - 5 years experience), Excellent Communication and Organizational skills combined with Computer Experience (NX-Trend, Microsoft Office) you are the employee we are looking for. Please send your resume with salary range expectations by email to by April 15th, 2011. We thank all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Office Personnel

LABORATORY ASSISTANT Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to fill various Laboratory Assistant positions in Vancouver. Must be able to handle up to 40 lbs as some heavy manual labor may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Starting wage of approximately $12 (combination of base hourly rate and daily production bonus). Detailed descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website:



EDMONTON STEEL fab shop requires STRUCTURAL STEEL FITTERS, up to $32.80; WELDERS, up to $29.70, PRODUCTION MANAGER, QC MANAGER, SAFETY OFFICER. Day/night shifts, overtime available, full benefits, relocation/ accommodation assistance. Fax resume 780-939-2181. Email: SOUTH ROCK LTD. is hiring for all positions. Milling personnel, Paving personnel, Safety Advisor. Experience with asphalt preferred. Valid drivers licence required. Send resume: Attention: Tamara; Fax 403-568-1327;

Auxiliary Trades Support

Level 2 or 3 First Aid certification preferred. On-call work at BCIT campuses.


Calling all

DESIGN SUPERHEROES Super Powers must include:

- Creative, fun and energetic. - Attention to detail and strong organizational skills - Must be able to design advertisements and promotional material in a deadline oriented, fast paced, team environment. - Keen to learn new skills and processes - Completed a post-secondary diploma or degree in graphic design and must have experience working as a Graphic Designer in a business environment. Newspaper experience is an asset.

Super Tech Powers must include:

- Adobe CS4 or higher - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (MAC) - Microsoft programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint (MAC and PC) - Photo correction skills Our team consists of graphic designers that are flexible with their hours of work and willing to add hours in a crunch. You will join people who share a common goal of doing the best work they can.

If interested, please email a resume and work samples to

F/T Crane Operator

GLobal Agriculture TransLoading Inc. located at 11678 130th Street, Surrey, B.C. requires a full-time qualified Crane Operator. Duties include: Operate mobile cranes in lifting, moving, positioning or placing, loading & unloading equipment & materials; Also responsible for pre-operational inspection; and performs routine & regular maintenance, such as cleaning & lubricating. Minimum 3 years experience. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset. Salary $30.00/hr.+ Benefits. Fax resume to 604-580-2786.


Upgrade your skills. Find great education training courses in the Classifieds.

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Career Services/ Job Search

EXCLUSIVE FINNING/ CATERPILLAR Mechanic training. GPRC Fairview Campus. $1000. entrance scholarship. Paid practicum with Finning. High school diploma, grade 12 Math, Science, English, mechanical aptitude required. Write apprenticeship exams. 1-888-999-7882;


Driving Lessons

AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $30 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www.



APARTMENT/CONDOMINIUM MANAGERS (CRM) home study course. Many jobs registered with us across Canada! Thousands of grads working! Government certified. 30 years of success! or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

From here. To career.

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LEARN FROM HOME EARN FROM HOME CanScribe Career College offers online courses: Medical Transcription and Computers. Great work at-home opportunities. Enrol today! 1-800-466-1535

Train today for: • Practical Nursing • Rehabilitation Ass’t. • Health Care Assistant • Community Health

MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees needed! Hospitals & doctors need. Medical office & medical admin staff! No experience? Need training? Career training & job placement available! 1-888-748-4126.

• ECE CertiLcation and more.... Most programs are One Year or less.


Burnaby: Apr 2 or 23 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Coq • Sry • Rcmd • M.Ridge • Lgly Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice Since 2003!

Multiple start dates mean you can start working toward your career as soon as you’re ready.



Burnaby: April 2 or 23 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Coq • Sry • Rcmd • M.Ridge • Lgly Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice Since 2003!

Step into the career you’ve been dreaming of. Call today!


Hilltop Academy 604-930-8377 $100 New Balance Shoes Voucher to our May class

Become a Registered Personal Trainer • Earn up to $70/hr. • Government Financial Aid may be available. • 1.800.979.6348






Upgrade your skills. Find great education training courses in the Classifieds.

Tutoring Services

TUTORING FOR ALL Ages & Subjects. Exp’d & Qualified tutors. 604-971-3228 or 778-552-5262.


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A career in

It’s closer than you think.


In a matter of months, you can earn your diploma from CDI College in one of more than 50 programs in Business, Health Care, and Technology. With campuses in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Abbotsford and 18 across Canada, CDI College is closer than you think.



CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652


Addictions & Community Services Worker • Business Admin Computer Business Applications Specialist • Computer Programmer • Dental Receptionist Coordinator • EventCoordinator & Ma Expanded Trainingin Orthodontics • Health Care Assistant • Help Desk Analyst • Intra Oral Dental A Introduction to Business Computing •Law Enforcement Foundations • Legal Administrative Assistant • Medical Office Assistant • Mic Specialist •Network& Database Administrator • Network & Internet Security Specialist • Network Administrator • Paralegal • Pharmacy Tech Practical Nursing • Programmer Analysts/ISD • Programmer Analysts/Web• Rehabilitation Assistant • Travel & Tourism

GERMAN SHEPHERD pups, 3 Fem, 2 males. CKC Reg. Ready to go Apr 1. $1000. 604-512-3310




Ready for your career? Make the call.

Accounting& Payroll Administrator • AccountingCertificate•


ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $399+. 604-590-3727, 604-514-3474

BEAGLE PUPS, family raised. Vet checked, shots incl. Ready March 30. $650.00 604-944-7799

STANDARD POODLE Black Male 8 weeks old from Champion, fully health tested parents. Raised in home with children, dogs & cats. Crate trained, leash trained, knows all basic commands. 604-986-6193


Pets - Other

LOVE ANIMALS? Love a career as an Animal Health Technologist. GPRC Fairview Campus. Accredited program well known to veterinarians. Oncampus farm and residences. Work with large and small animals. 1-888-999-7882;

Make the call 1 800-360-7186 .com/CDICollege








All Like New! Fridge, Stove, Washer, Dryer, Stacker

100 & up


Delivery/Warranty avail.

604.306.5134 2035

Burial Plots

DOUBLE INTERNMENT niche in the 'Abbey' Mausoleum at Ocean View Cemetery, South Burnaby. $5500 NEG. 604-839-6220 GARDEN MAUSOLEUM Burial Double Niche. Forest Lawn Cem. Royal Oak. 604-467-7547


For Sale Miscellaneous

A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464.


For Sale Miscellaneous

SAWMILLS – Band/Chainsaw SPRING SALE – Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. MAKE MONEY and SAVE MONEY In stock ready to ship. Starting at $1,195.00. 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext.400OT SHOP RIDER Electric Scooter 889SL/SEL, like new $3500. Elec Acorn Superglide Stairlift, exc cond. $3500. obo. 604-420-2485


Musical Instruments

OLDER, GREAT sounding upright piano with bench $400. Dinette set with folddown table & 2 extra bar stools $275. 778-887-0864



For Sale Miscellaneous

CAN’T GET UP YOUR Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. Call 1-866-981-6591.

DISCONNECTED PHONE? Phone Factory Home Phone Service. No One Refused! Low Monthly Rate! Calling Features and Unlimited Long Distance Available. Call Phone Factory Today! 1-877-336-2274.

DO-IT-YOURSELF STEEL Buildings Priced for Spring Clearance - Ask about Free Delivery to most areas! Call for Quick Quote and Free Brochure 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.

Wanted to Buy

ANTIQUE: COINS & paper money, silver & gold wanted. Will pay cash & come to you wherever you are. Call Joe 604-564-3564

GARAGE DOOR REVOLUTION. The amazing rolling garage door is now available in Canada. Quiet. Safe. Attractive. Space Saving. And competitively priced. Check it out at or call 1-877-765-2367. Mention “Community” and receive an automatic 10% off.



Garage Sale

Friends Of The S.P.C.A. Spring Rummage Sale 1205 East 7th Ave, Vancouver (in board room) April 1st & 2nd, 10 - 2 Clothing, toys, videos, books, bedding, records, jewellery and other great bargains!


Garage Sale

Queens Avenue United Church 529 Queens Avenue, New Westminster

Spring Sale


Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

Call 604-444-3000

Tables with various home made food items, silent auction, white elephant, books, lunch room, etc.

Make It a Success! Let Everyone Know Where & When


Childcare Available

Available April 1. F/T space for 1 yr & up. Some P/T avail now in Lic Daycare. Linda 604-430-4171 LIC. DAYCARE has space avail. Vic Canada Way & Imperial. Come join the fun. 604-525-6497

Do you need to advertise your Daycare or Preschool ? 'Kids on the Go' Feature runs once a month... in The Burnaby Now & The New West Record To place an ad or for more info please Call Virginia 604.444.3051


Childcare Wanted

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER req’d Must speak Tagalog. or 604-872-8327


Childcare Wanted

LIVE-IN NANNY required for Nov 1, 2011 in Burnaby. 5 days/week, 10 hrs/day, $2000/mth. Spanish speaking. Duties; childcare, light house duties, meal prep, grocery/ errands. Call 604-839-5936 or email:


BLUE NOSE Pit Bulls. 9½ weeks. Steel blue coats w/white patches. M/F. $700/each. 778-877-5210 FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, each. ready now! 604-817-5957

Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. SHELTIE PUPS, Reg’d, shots, tatoo, dewormed, m/f, sable, fam raised. $700. 604-526-9943

Preschools/ Kindergarten

Precious Minds

Montessori School 1630 Edinburgh St., New West.

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

604.516.7777 GRAHAM

SHIH TZU BIJON pups, 1st shots, dewormed, ready, family raised, non shed, $575 firm. 588-5195

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Accounting/ Bookkeeping

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

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Cares! The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit


Accounting/ Bookkeeping


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Tel: 604 616 2472

Personal and corporate income tax, bookkeeping, payroll and benefits administration, e-file, represent a client, general business support.



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• Fast, Accurate, Friendly • Year-Round Service • Accounting & Bookkeeping • Instant Tax Refund • US Tax & Corporate Tax • Monday-Saturday – 9am-7pm Office Locations:

Burnaby: 4331 Hastings Street, Burnaby V4N 1L6 604-293-1335 New West: 436 - 12th Street, New Westminster V3M 4H8 604-517-5474

Call: 1-866-871-1040

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SUDOKU Fun By The Numbers

Like puzzles? Then you'll love Sudoku. This mind-bending puzzle will have you hooked from the moment you square off, so sharpen your pencil and put your Sudoku savvy to the test!



Travel Destinations


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Money to Loan

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Business Opps/ Franchises

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Money to Loan

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




Condos/ Townhouses



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24. Trees in 11 across 25. Prince Hirobumi 26. Opposite of capitalism 30. Eats decaying wood 32. Facial twitch 33. E. central English river 35. Sound wave reflection 43. Goalless 44. Central processing unit 45. Wings 47. Million barrels per day (abbr.) 28. 6th tone of the scale 29. Pre-Columbian Indians of Peru 31. Bit-by-bit 34. The 26th state 36. Hour 37. Original Equipment Mfg. 38. Bachelor of Laws 39. Largest English dictionary (abbr.) 40. The most electropositive metal 41. Classical music for the stage 42. Spirit presiding over thing or place 43. In a wise way 45. Promotions 46. A piece of land 48. What the sun did yesterday

48. Noah’s oldest son (Bible) 49. Tenet 51. “Rocky” actress Talia 52. Bullocks 54. Repeated product phrase 55. A roofed patio 57. “Police station” in South Asian countries 58. Cosmogeny matter (pl) 59. 1967 Nobel chemist Manfred 50. “Rule britannia” composer 51. Scum at the surface of molten metals 53. ___ Adams, early US patriot 54. Chinese term for poetry 56. Present tense of be 57. Atomic #52

• Use this space for reference …as you browse the classifieds

Legal/Public Notices

Quick, Easy, Confidential No credit or income required 1st, 2nd, 3rd mortgages


Whereas, Young Alma Yuli Taj, is indebted to Tao’s Autobody Collision Ltd, for storage and towing on a 2008 Kia Spectra VIN: KNAFE121685566070. A lein is claimed under the Act. There is presently an amount due and owing of $5750.08 plus any additional costs of storage, seizure and sale. Notice is hereby given that on the 20th day of April, 2011 or thereafter, the said vehicle will be sold. The Vehicle is currently stored at Tao’s Auto Body Collision Ltd, 1129 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5V 3C9. The Vehicle was placed in storage on June 5th, 2009. For more information call Tao’s Auto Body Collision Ltd at (604) 708-9783

Out of Province

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Houses - Sale


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Call 604-328-6409



NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Neil Gillespie Russell, otherwise known as Neil Russell, Deceased, formerly of Burnaby, B.C., who died on August 24, 2010, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned c/o 4676 Clinton Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5J 2K7 before April 27, 2011, after which date the Executrix & Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which they have notice. Laura Ann Russell, & Grant Neil Russell, Executrix & Executor of the Estate of Neil Gillespie Russell

NOW CLASSIFIEDS Call 604-444-3000 Fax 604-444-3050


Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack 2.5yr old 2967sf 3 storey 4 br 2.5ba w/suite potnl $417,900 798-2511 id5344 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $98,500 597-8361 id4714 Sry Sullivan Mews ground lvl 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse, 55+complex $220K 834-6935 id5136 Sry Bear Creek Park beauty 1440sf rancher, gated 45+ $275,900 306-931-3939 id5234 Sry Sullivan Mews upper lvl 1150sf 2br 2ba tnhse, 55+ complex $175K 543-8549 id5346

Legal/Public Notices


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS THE ESTATE OF ANN WINCHESTER, DECEASED All persons having claims against the above estate are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executors, CIBC Trust Corporation and Patricia Andrews, c/o 400 Burrard Street, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 3A6, Canada on or before the 5th day of May, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have then been received. CIBC Trust Corporation and Patricia Andrews, Executors CLARK WILSON LLP Solicitors


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SUN, APRIL 3, 2-4pm. Unit66 15155-62A Ave, SRY. 3 yrs, 3 lev, 3 BR, f/yrd + balcony. $323,000. MALA, SUTTON 778-859-4458


Lots & Acreage

BIG BEAUTIFUL AZ LAND $99/mo. $0 down, $0 interest, Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 hour from Tucson Int’l Airport Guaranteed Financing, No Credit Checks. Pre-recorded msg. (800) 631-8164 code 4057 OWN 20 ACRES-$0 Down $99/mo. ONLY $12,900 Near Growing El Paso, Texas Money Back Guarantee, No Credit Checks, Owner Financing, Free Color Brochure 1-800-343-9444


Mobile Homes

SRY, #1-7850 King George Blvd. Great double wide 2 BR + den. 1 pet ok! 55+ year old seniors’ park. $79,500. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874


Recreation Property

TIMESHARE CANCEL. CANCEL Your Timeshare Contract NOW!! 100% Money Back Guarantee. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 1-888-816-7128, X-6868 or 702-527-6868.

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New Westminster

BY OWNER Queensboro 7 BR hse, low bsmt, lrg lot 66 x 120, all renos, nr schools. $499,000. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675

Legal/Public Notices

By virtue of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act, Mundies Towing, Storage & Service (1976) Ltd. will dispose of: 1) 1999 Jeep Cherokee SN: 1J4GW68N5XC748858 RO: Ian Alexander Scott. 1) 2006 Chevrolet Impala SN: 2G1WB58569187616 RO: Nathan Ware 1) 2001 Audi A4 SN: 1WAUDC68D41A081628 RO: Chih-Jui Chen Units may be viewed and bids to be submitted on Monday April 4, 2010 at 5917 Thorne Avenue Burnaby, B.C. between 10:00am to 3:00 pm. All written bids to Mundies Towing, 5917 Thorne Ave, Burnaby, B.C. V3N 2T8.


604-444-3000 to book your ad!

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Apartments & Condos



1 BDRM, Metrotown, includes heat, hot water. Clean, quiet older building, walk-up 2nd flr. Avail May 1st, $750/mth 604 726-9710

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

2BD & 2BATH, Face South, $1350 avail now, Pool, gym, yoga, hot tub included, 3 year Condo.(604) 461 8261

NEW WEST 310 - 8 St. Close to skytrain & bus. Lrg 1BR, w/lrg patio. $795 incls heat & storage locker. Cat OK with pet dep. Refs req’d. Call Res Mgr 604-395-5303

OMA2, 3 year old bldg, $1600, 864 sq ft apt 16th floor fantastic view close to skytrain one minute to Vancouver and Brentwood mall with parking and storage, avail April 1st, 604-980-1182

NEW WEST. RENO’ed 1 BR & 2 BR. New Kitchen/Bathroom, Carpet, Appliances. From $795 & $1050. 604-724-8353


1 BR in excellent bldg., elev, near transit, shopping onsite, more, no pets, $670/mo. 604-589-7040

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

415 Westview St, Coq

BBY, Lghd Mall. Bach, $720 incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, Apr 1. 604-779-3882

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

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

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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

VILLA MARGARETA COQ. 2 BR $900, Avail Now or Apr 1, heat, parking. 778-990-7079 or 604-521-8249

NEW WEST 508 - 8 St. Close to Westminster Mall & transit. BACH ste w/balcony, $655 incls heat & storage locker. Lrg 1 BR with balcony $795. Cat ok w/pet dep. Refs req. Res Mgr 604-521-1862

PORT COQUITLAM. Atkins Park Place. Adult oriented, 1 BR apartment. Lovely building, ideal for seniors. Near bus, library, shopping & WCE. $660. Call 604-944-8697

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

Bright 2 BR ste. New carpets and paint. Fridge, stove & W/D in building. $895.00. N/P, N/S. Lease & excellent refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @


Immac. 2 BR + den. New carpets, paint & appls. Ste will be avail long term. Lease & exc refs a must. $1450.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311

COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755


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


AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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


220 - 7th St, New West 1 BR apts from $720/mo. 2 BR, $850/mo. Includes heat & hot water, Big balconies. By shops, banks, Skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604-519-1382 Managed by Colliers International


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.

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.


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



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.

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

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789

Contact Alex 604-999-9978 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 2 BR Apartment Available MAY 1

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

604 - 941 - 7721

MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

604 420-5636


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

No pets. Available now.

604 939-0944


115 PLACE CO-OP Accepting applications or waiting list for Bachelors, 1 BR’s, 1 BR & Dens & 2 BR’s. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room and workshop. No Pets. Participation mandatory and $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee

Call 604 421-1222

2 BR, 3 appliances, N/S, pet possible. $1100. Lease and excellent refs a must.

Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

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


1592 S.W. Marine Dr, Vanc. Now accepting applications for APTS; 2 BR - $916. By all amens. Sorry no dogs allowed. To apply please email: Or mail: Box 409 - 1592 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver V6P 6M1


Houses - Rent

BURQUITLAM, 4 BR home, f/yrd, storage. Near elem/high schools/ shops. Av now. $1450. N/S, N/P. 604-936-9670 or 778-869-9670 COQ 2 BR full bsmt home, new kitchen, carport, f/p, lge lot. 947 Edgar Ave, $1495 + utils. Av Apr 1. Call Wayne 604-862-9802

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

N WEST renod 2 lge BR suite, $1000+utils, shr w/d, nr s/train/ schls, ns, np. Now. 604-436-9013 POCO, Lincoln Prk 3 BR, 2 bath, split lev hse, lrg rec rm, appls, $1850, all newly reno’d & hrdwd flrs, carport, yard. 778-688-6622 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm

HOUSE w/1 bdrm suite, very central location, close to skytrain..$1,188/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663


Abbotsford- 3262 Clearbrook Rd. HOUSE with 5 bedrooms, 2 baths. Mortgage helper. Only $1,598/m. Low Down. Flexible Terms. (604) 626-9647 or (604) 657-9422


Miscellaneous Rentals

COQ, DAWES HILL,. reno 3 BR main floor. F/p, sh’d w/d, deck, carport. $1,200/mo + % utils. N/S. Apr 1, no dogs. 604 937-3534


Shared Accommodation


New Westminster

NEW WEST. Furn’d, Room $465 incls sh’d kitch & bath & utils. 604-767-3863 or 778-837-4596


Suites/Partial Houses

1BDRM BSMT suite, fully reno & furn. Bus stop @ sidewalk. Heat, hydro, wifi W/D Inc $830/m sing Occ. Ed 778 828 4412




FURN RM, tv cable internet own ent. quiet fmy home, no drugs or booze, smoking ok suit older per. long term, ref, dam. dep. $475.00 604 936 6604


POCO DWNTWN lge 2 BR g/lvl, inste w/d, Avail Apr 1/15th. N/s, n/p. $850 + utils. 604-942-7912

POCO. Spacious, renovated 3 BR, upper floor. Priv w/d, f/p, d/w, carport. $1,400/mo + ½ util. 1 year lease. Immed. 778-995-5260

Townhouses Rent

BBY E, 1 BR bsmt. $ 400 Incl util. shrd Ldry, Kit, Bath. N/s. N/p. Nr Bus #101. Avail Now, Call 778-668-0159


BBY E, 7559 2nd St, 2 yrs old 5 Br hse incls bsmt ste, h/w flrs, full baths, new appls, gated compound. $2900 or $2200 up & $950 dwn, Apr 1 or 15. 604-861-8819 BBY KINGSWAY/CDA WAY, 4 BR mn flr, 2 yr old hse, $2000, w/d, n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. Also 1 BR g/lvl ste, $700. 778-245-8016

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

BBY, METROTOWN. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, priv w/d. Ns/np. $975/mo incl hydro. Immed. 604-219-4048 BBY METROTOWN area lge bright 2 BR g/lvl ste, w/d, very clean, n/s, n/p. Refs. $1,000 + 1/3 utils. Av Apr 15. 604-434-3922

BBY METROTOWN, Lrg 2 BR, 2 bath, Newly Reno’d & all new appls, priv entry. $1100 incls utls, cable. Suits family. Pet negot. N/S. Avail now. Elwell St. 604-463-0029 or 604-347-6480

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

BBY, Near BCIT, 2 BR g/lvl ste. NS/NP. $1000/mo. incl utils, nr ammens, Immed. 604-438-1790

Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!

N. WEST, Queensborough, Large 2 BR + ½ den, g/lvl. $800/mo incl util. May 1. Ns/np. 604-525-7039

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

BBY, N. 1 BR bsmt ste avail Now. Nr transit, mall, grocery. Suits 1. Furn’d or Unfurn’d. NS/NP. $725 incls utls, cbl. 604-299-1852

Time to Get Your Own Place?

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY 1 BR, new, bright, g/lev, sep ent, heat & hyd incld, N/s, N/p, no laundry, $695/mo. 604-715-5566

Shared Accommodation

POCO Nr Coq Ctr. Own BR, $425 & BR & bath $450. Incls utils, W/D, share home. 604-475-0262



New Westminster


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

Houses - Rent




Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre

view this & other properties @


COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 Br $720, 2 Br $820. Incl h/w, bldg W/D. Nr transit. 778-865-6696



909 - 12th Street

New Westminster

KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq

Bby N. Nice lrg 1 BR, quiet. $830 incl heat & h/w, prkg. By bus. Av Apr 1/15. NS/NP. 604-205-9409


New Westminster

JUNIPER COURT SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. $907/mo. 604-524-4720


New Westminster



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BBY NORTH near SFU, Upper 3 BR Duplex, 2 bath, 5 appls, f/p, carport. NS/NP. Avail Apr 1. 604-420-3269 or 604-760-7043 COQ 1 & 2 BR stes, $700/$900 incls utils, avail Apr 1, cls to schl & Lougheed Mall, N/p, N/S, 604-931-1699 or 778-230-1090 COQ 1 BR, bright, above ground, priv w/d, quiet, $750+hydro, 778-999-9451

COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $980 incl util. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Immed. 778-688-2594

COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $980 incl util. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Immed. 778-688-2594

COQ BLUE Mnt area, 2 BR upper, shared w/d, d/w, big deck, monitored securtiy sys. $1125 + 2/3 utils. Apr 1. Sm Pet considered, n/s. 604- 897-0411 COQ, Lough Mall. 2 BR, g/lvl. Priv w/d & ent. F/ba. Ns/Np. $995/mo incls utils. Immed. 604-931-3677


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

Call 604-942-2012



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Escort Services

Carman & Fox friends



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

Go to or call 604-444-3000.

COQ, Maillardville. Large 1 BR in quiet building. Storage. Sh’d w/d. Parking. Ns/Np. $625/mo. Avail Apr 1. Nr amens. 604-931-7432 COQ, Mariner Way. 2 BR. 1 bath h/wd flrs, priv w/d. $825/mo + 1⁄3 util. Ns/np. Av now. 604-521-5642 FRASERVIEW 2BR Bsmt suite h/w flrs. stor. high bright & clean 600 sqft. $950 call 604-916-3329

MAPLE RIDGE 2 BR gr lev ste, own W/D, D/W. Avail now. $990 incls utls/cbl/prkg. N/S. Pet negot. 604-463-0029 or 604-347-6480 N. WEST, Queensborough, 2 BR bmnst, $800 incl util, N/p. Apr 1. 604-524-9535 or 778-858-6685

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HOME SERVICES Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.



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


Carpet Cleaning

CARPET CLEANING Spring special.15% off. Quality work, bonded/insured. Abe 778-235-5439

8055 DAILY

Cleaning HAPPY


Home & Office ★Janitor Service, Ceiling & wall washing, Floor Waxing, House Cleaning, Restaurant Cleaning, Window Cleaning + more ! Free Est call Tom 604-307-5998 Ins & WCB



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






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

Flooring/ Refinishing


Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508



ADANAC GUTTERS- Installation of continuous gutters, cleaning & repairs. Call ....604-676-1085 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793




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


Lawn & Garden


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

Or 604-782-3411 Laura

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

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





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

604-916-7729 JEFF

★ COMPLETE DRYWALL ★ By certified tradesman. Small jobs pref. 604-762-4024 *Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925



Always On Electric Electrical Contractor Residential & Commercial Free Est. Lic/Bonded

Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hardscaping & Landscaping. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. 604 782-4322

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


Lawn & Garden

Spring Services

Same Day Service, Fully Insured


• Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd jobs •Yearly Maintenance Programs •

Dmitry 778-999-8513 Lic#102814

310-JIMS (5467) Small Jobs to rewires, lighting control, new houses, repairs. Insured & bonded. Knob & tube replacement specialist. Lic. #23726. Call Chris, 604-788-3864 # 104787 LIC. ELECTRICIAN For hire. Love small jobs. Great rates. Call 778-822-8710 ABACUS Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493.

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899


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

• Tree Pruning

Free Est. 604-779-6978 email:

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

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

KAWA GARDEN SERVICES Res/comm. Organic lawn care & quality compost. 604-831-0140

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 LAWN MAINTENANCE 20 yrs exp. power rake, aerating. Free est. Reliable Reas. 604-649-9965 Lawn Maintenance, aeration, power raking, topdressing and pressure washing. Fully insured and bonded. Mike 778-773-0270

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

604-708-8850 Starting 30/ hour Licensed & Insured $

• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport $35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 A Fast Moving & Cleaning. All kinds of moves, garbage removal Insured & bonded. 778-888-9628 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

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

TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 • •




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


Moving & Storage

ASH RELOCATION SERVICES Quality Trucks Í &Top Í Moving Equipment 2 Very Experienced Movers $77.00/hr + hst 3 Very Experienced Movers $97.00/hr + hst (Recommended for offices + 2 bedrooms & up)



1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From


We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount



778-223-8265 FREE EST.

Painting/ Wallpaper

*Furnaces *Boilers *Hot Water Heating * Hot Water tanks. *Furnace Cleaning with truck mounted machine


10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 $69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617


Renovations & Home Improvement

■ Carpentry ■ Flooring ■ Painting ■Plumbing We Do it All. Small jobs welcome, Free est. Call Robert 778-870-EURO (3876)

Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms COUNTRY STYLE General Contractor Complete home & commercial renovations painting kitchen & bath bsmt - decks, fences..Guaranteed:prompt, Call Tom 604-307-5998

DAN THE HANDYMAN. Reno’s & Home Repairs, 20 yrs Exp. Free Estimates. ★ Call 604 715-3979 HANDYMAN; Reasonable rates. You name it - we DO it! Call Peder • 604-339-2419 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS



WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 604-781-7695

Tried & True Since 1902

Call for a free estimate:

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB Jean-Guy 604-626-1975


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. ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ BBB • Fully insured • WCB 3 Rooms $250. 604-727-0043


Paving/Seal Coating

METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936

8220 A B P


Installations & Repairs Big or Small, 7 Days/Week

Plumbing, Drain Cleaning & Heating Plugged Drains, Main Sewer Lines Water Service, Drain Tiles, Fixtures Faucets, Hot Water Tanks, Furnaces Licensed, Insured, Bonded & WCB



Have Your Roof Done between Now & Mar. 31 A+


#1 Roofing Company in BC All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates




Roof Leaking?


Roof, Chimney & Skylight Repairs WCB Licensed ADVANTAGE BUILDING MAINTENANCE



Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198 Quality work by Qualified Professionals.

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days 604-727-6153

Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!

DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599

Family owned & operated since 1989

(604) 299-8131

NEW CANADIAN ROOFING LTD. Over 15 yrs experience All types of Roofing Reasonable Rates WCB Insured

604-716-8528 A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324


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

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

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



A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319 PTV HOME RENOVATIONS All types of reno’s, big or small. One call does it all. 778-235-1772


Tree Services


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

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

Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915

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


Rubbish Removal

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

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


Window Cleaning

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



Luxury Cars


Scrap Car Removal




Rubbish Removal

Visit us online to receive a special discount:




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

EURO STYLE DESIGNING Reliable & Professional

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



Lic. Insured & WCB

Oil Tank Removal


8195 YARD CLEAN-UP, lawns cut, hedges pruned, trees trimmed, power raking, aerating, rubbish removal, gutters. 604-773-0075


604-728-3009 Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK M. GILL Gardening - Lawn care. Com & Residential, Power raking, Fertilize, Weed Hedge Trims,




Minimum Travel Fare Fully Insured • Free Estimates Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Power Raking • Lawn Repairs • Lawn Mowing • Aeration • Gardening • Yard Clean-up • Hedge Trimming

Moving & Storage

Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates!

Prune. Free Est. 778-898-4922

DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984

To place your ad call



★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083




The Record • Wednesday, March 30, 2011 • A35


CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2001 JAGUAR S-Type 3.0 Auto, Black on white, 139km. Perf. cond. $6,188. Tel: 778-322-3598


Parts & Accessories

PAIR TIRES, used 2 mths, 195/70R14, $100 set. Call AM 604-790-1074 PM 604-298-2845


Scrap Car Removal

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

604-728-1965 John


Visit our website @ Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.

604 628 9044

Sports & Imports

MUST SELL! Fully loaded, super clean, exc condition G35 Coupe. Reg maintained, leather interior, parked indoors. 120,000kms. $16,700... 604-727-3282

9515 Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!


★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!


WANTED. 3 small outboard motors. 15 HP, 9.9 HP & smaller. Motor doesn’t have to be running. Will pay cash. 604-319-5720



#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

2008 27FT Salem fully equipped, selling due to health, $17,500. White Rock 604-725-2549

A36 • Wednesday, March 30, 2011 • The Record

We’ll sell your furniture Champagne Taste

home furniture & decor consignment 1101 Royal Ave., New Westminster

I’ll sell your home… Call Peggy and put her marketing skills and her excellent eye for value to work for you.

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Accredited Senior Agent... helping seniors downsize

102 - 321 Sixth St. New Westminster 604.526.2888

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