NEWSLEADER WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10 2011
Gail Saunders serves up cold drinks on a hot afternoon at one of New Westminster’s most popular outdoor patios at the Paddlewheeler Pub.
’Tis the season Outdoor patios are popular places for patrons of restaurants in the summer. They can boost business for their owners but they can also be a headache
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HOT DOGS IN CARS!
CITYPAGE 8TH ANNUAL NEW WESTMINSTER CULTURAL CRAWL
There are many dogs every year that suﬀer heat stroke/heat exhaustion, or even death, due to the neglect of some dog owners who do not understand how severely a vehicle can heat up in even a short period of time. For instance, when it is 25 degrees outside, the inside of the vehicle can heat up to 20 degrees hotter – that’s a scalding 45 degrees! Clearly, this would be a serious risk to a dog trapped inside. Dogs cool themselves by panting and sweating through their paws; if they are in a vehicle that is too hot, they are unable to do either of these as the air and the upholstery their paws are touching are too hot. Even a vehicle parked in the shade with the windows open is not suﬃciently cool.
EVENTS Tuesday, August 16 5:30 pm Police Board Meeting NWPS Training Room 6:30 pm Advisory Planning Commission Committee Room #2
HEATSTROKE/EXHAUSTION SYMPTOMS: Join us on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for a free two-day visual arts extravaganza! Please visit newwestculturalcrawl.com for a map and complete list of venues.
FREE LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOPS FOR NEW IMMIGRANTS Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 from July 11 to August 15 at the New Westminster Public Library.
• extreme heavy panting • excessive salivation • red tongue & lips red (eventually turning to blue) • signs of anxiety or staring • racing pulse • weakness/muscle tremors • convulsions/vomiting • lack of coordination • collapse, coma or death If your dog is exhibiting any of the above symptoms, act in the following manner:
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• remove from vehicle immediately to a shady cool spot
For more information and to register, phone MOSAIC at 604-522-3722 ext. 155.
• oﬀer cool water to drink
The classes are co-sponsored by New Westminster Public Library and MOSAIC’S Settlement Program.
• take to veterinarian for further treatment
DANCING IN THE SQUARE Dance under the evening sky in downtown New Westminster! Learn from some of the best dance instructors starting at 7:00 pm, and bop til you drop until 9:00 pm. Outdoors (weather permitting*) in HYACK SQUARE (foot of Eighth Street at Columbia @ New Westminster Skytrain station) This fun-ﬁlled family event is FREE! August 12 August 19 August 26
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*Since this is an outdoor event and subject to weather conditions, make sure to visit www.dancewithmenewwest.com on the day of to ﬁnd out if the event is happening, and remember to bring your own lawn chair.
• wet paws & dog with cool (not too cold) water
• DO NOT USE ICE If you know you are going out for the day and your dog has to be in the vehicle even for 5 minutes alone, we urge you to leave the dog at home – he/she will be much happier on a bed with a chewy or a nice treat.
NORDIC SPIRIT: THE DANES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA The New Westminster Museum and Archives is very pleased to announce that the travelling photographic exhibit, Nordic Spirit: The Danes in BC, is now on display in the museum’s gallery until September 4th. The exhibit provides a vibrant visual record of the early times of the hardy Danish settlers who came to the west coast of British Columbia as well as those who came later. The exhibit is made possible by the Scandinavian Cultural Society, the Danish Canadian Community Centre and the BC Gaming Commission.
WILDLIFE RESCUE RAIN BARRELS AND BACKYARD COMPOSTERS Rain Barrels and Backyard Composters can now be picked up from the Engineering Operations Works Yard at 901 First St. between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. 75 Gallon Rain Barrels - $75 (includes tax) available for purchase now. 80 Gallon Backyard Composters - $30 (includes tax) available for purchase now. Cash or cheque only. To conﬁrm availability of stock, please contact Engineering Operations at 604-526- 4691. Worm Composting & Workshop Info for residents who wish to compost but
If you come across a wild animal that looks like it could possibly need help, we ask that you monitor it for an hour or two. We urge you, PLEASE DO NOT FEED OR TOUCH the animal. If the animal hasn’t moved, or appears to be in distress, then contact Wildlife Rescue at 604-526-7275. When in doubt always LEAVE WILDLIFE ALONE! Chances are that Mom is not too far away and has gone to get food for her babies — humans getting involved could actually result in babies being orphaned. For more education, visit the Wildlife Rescue website at www.wildliferescue.ca. This website has a vast amount of information on how to coexist safely and humanely with wildlife.
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don’t have a backyard - $35 (includes tax) for a one hour instructional workshop (required before purchase) and a worm compost kit containing a bin, tray, lid, worms, garden fork, bedding and guidebook. To register for the 10:00 am workshop on Sunday, September 25, 2011, please call Engineering Operations at 604-526-4691.
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New Westminster home owners should be reminded that it is their responsibility to prune back shrubs and bushes along City sidewalks. Sidewalks must remain clear to ensure that they are accessible to all individuals.
A TASTE FOR READING: A SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS July 2 - August 13, 2011 Read as much as you want during the summer, and then enter a ballot listing a favourite book and you could win a prize. Ballots are available in the library or online at www.nwpl.ca beginning July 2. You can also enter the weekly trivia contest for more chances to win. The draws for all prizes will take place on Saturday, August 13. The library thanks local businesses for showing their own Taste for Reading by generously donating the prizes. At the end of the summer, watch for a list of New Westminster’s favourite books!
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NEWS BRIEFS WORM WORKSHOP
FRENCH STORY TIME
Minister of State (Seniors) Alice Wong was in New Westminster Aug. 8 to tour projects funded by lowcost federal loans. Through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Municipal Infrastructure Lending Program, the city received a low-cost loan of $6.3 million for remediation of the brownﬁeld that’s part of the Westminster Pier Park Development.
New Westminster residents can register for a one-hour worm composting workshop Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. For $35 (tax included), participants get a worm compost kit: bin, tray, lid, worms, garden fork, bedding and guidebook. The workshop is required before purchase of worm composting bins. For registration, call Engineering Operations at 604-526-4691.
The New Westminster Public Library will be hosting French Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. until Aug. 25. It’s for children in French immersion who haven’t had the opportunity to speak French over the summer. Children aged four and up and their families can meet Caroline Johnson at the library’s children’s department. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave.
Sun, suds and salad on the patio Plenty of pros and cons to outdoor eating for restaurants By Grant Granger NEWSLEADER
elaxing at a leafy restaurant patio on a hot summer day sipping a beverage or two, adult or otherwise, without a care in the world often inspires patrons to blissfully utter, “it doesn’t get any better than this!” That may be true for them, but not necessarily for restaurant owners. With the warm sunny days of summer, patios pop up in all sorts of eateries all over Burnaby and New Westminster. They come in all shapes, sizes and looks. They can be as small as a tiny table with two foldable chairs outside a donair joint on Twelfth Street. Or they can be as glamourous and elaborate as the patio at Horizons Restaurant on Burnaby Mountain with its $10-million view of Burrard Inlet, the North Shore mountains and Vancouver. There are some like Gino’s in Sapperton that are covered and are snug up against the sidewalk along Columbia Street. There are several of those as well, although often without the covering and coziness, in the HighGate, Metrotown and Brentwood areas, many of which are exposed to the trafﬁc and
exhaust of Kingsway and Lougheed Highway. They can also be tucked away, like the rooftop patio at Sammy J Peppers in Metrotown. Others are off the beaten path such as Nathan’s Grill in Burnaby’s Central Valley, which sits amongst the tractor trailer trucks of an industrial park, or the Riverway Golf Course’s barbecue grill patio overlooking the greens, fairways and water hazards. On the sun-splashed patio of the Paddlewheeler Pub at the Westminster Quay, patrons can look Simon Fraser’s bust in the eye while watching passersby on the boardwalk and tracking tugboat trafﬁc on the river as they chow down on chicken wings or imbibe a brew. “It’s not like you’re dealing with gas fumes. You’re just sitting there looking at the water, there’s no pollution, there’s no noise. It’s beautiful,” says Rhoena Reutlinger, the Paddlewheeler’s manager. “We’re blessed to have something off the beaten path.” The Paddlewheeler’s is one of the few patios used virtually year round, although it puts out fewer chairs and provides heaters in the cooler months. “Even on a nice winter day they just want to sit out there, have a cup of coffee and watch the river,” says Reutlinger. It’s also in demand because it has a smokers area since patrons are not
Kirstie Hakin takes a break on the patio at the new Riverway golf course clubhouse in Burnaby.
allowed to satisfy their nicotine cravings inside. “It gives them some place to go, although I don’t know how much longer they’ll be able to,” says Reutlinger, referring to the ever-changing smoking regulations. The patio’s biggest drawback from Reutlinger’s perspective is the unpredictable weather often makes it difﬁcult to determine demand for the patio, causing her headaches in scheduling staff. “It’s like playing roulette.” Up on Burnaby Mountain, the patio boosts business in the summer for Horizons. It’s open from late May until September, and occasionally on nice spring days customers clamour for it to be open which management accommodates if they can.
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“It’s great, weather permitting,” says Horizons manager Yvonne Donhardt. “It’s just an added bonus.” While it didn’t bring in much business during the down days in May and June of this year, with summer ﬁnally showing up this month it’s been a full house outside, says Donhardt. From Horizons’ perspective the only complication can be if it starts raining while customers are eating, but given its crowsnest-tothe-community location it’s easy to see the bad weather coming on the horizon.
Kosztyo, an instructor in the Douglas College hospitality management program. While patios can produce extra revenue and add ambience, owners have to ask themselves if they’re really worth it for just four or ﬁve weeks a year. And that time frame can be shrunk even further when a summer like 2011 comes along. “It’s very seasonal,” says Kosztyo, who used to manage a 300-seat restaurant with a 100-seat patio. He points out patios can be costly to set up in the ﬁrst place, and then a lot of work to set up and take down each day. On top of that, extra storage room might be required for the chairs, tables and umbrellas. Some restaurant owners open up a patio just because their neighbour did, but that can be a mistake if they don’t do due diligence, says Kosztyo. Owners and managers have to be careful where they put the patio. Putting it out back or around the side may keep customers away from noisy trafﬁc, but they won’t want to sit there if it’s beside a dumpster. If it’s too hot, the patio better have enough umbrellas, overhangs or trees to create shade, otherwise patrons will prefer going inside. A patio requires extra furniture, and it’s usually not such a hot idea to go with ﬂimsy chairs because they can easily blow away in the wind, he says.
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The B.C. Supreme Court has ordered the City of New Westminster and the New Westminster Police Service to hand over any documents that might suggest they acted with malicious intent when police raided Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd. almost four years ago and arrested its owner, Michael Isman. The raid occurred in October 2007, with police seizing several items, arresting Isman and charging him with possession of stolen property. The charges against him were eventually stayed by the Crown, and Isman told the NewsLeader this week he is pursuing the current court action because the incident has left him with a criminal record and he believes both the police and the city targeted him maliciously. Just three months before the raid, Isman was successful in his ﬁght to quash a 1997 City of New Westminster bylaw that required businesses such as his to provide personal information of people who sell second-hand items through his store. The court ruling at the time had far-reaching effects, impacting municipal bylaws across the province. “Plaintiff’s counsel, in submissions, suggested that as a result of the by-law result, Royal City (Jewellers) and the
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“Plaintiff’s counsel suggested that as a result of the by-law result, Royal City (Jewellers) and the plaintiff have become targets of the City, in this particular instance, by way of the City’s police department...”
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plaintiff have become targets of the City, in this particular instance, by way of the City’s police department,” states Justice Ian Caldwell in his Reasons for Judgment, released last Friday. “He says there is reason to believe there are memos, e-mails and other such materials in the possession of the defendants, particularly the City, which materials were created during and following the by-law dispute and which will bear directly on the issue of malice.” In response, the defendants argued that Isman was merely going on a “ﬁshing expedition,” and that “even if any such material exists, the plaintiff would have to prove on the balance of probabilities that the ofﬁcers were aware of it before it could be considered relevant to any allegation of malice,” the court document states. Justice Caldwell was unconvinced by the defendants’ arguments and issued a stern response: “This case involves potentially very serious questions involving the interaction between a government and one of its citizens and the role of the police authorities in that interaction. In a free and democratic society, it is hard to imagine an issue of greater import.” The court has already ordered the defendants to pay Isman’s court costs, and has given them 30 days to produce a list of all documents “which relate to the issue of malice on the part of the City of New Westminster by way of, or evidenced by, its duly authorized and/or elected ofﬁcials.” Isman said the next court
To cushion the discomfort for customers, restaurants use several tricks adding high fences, screens, shrubbery, ﬂower pots and even fountains to soften the noise and the intrusions from the street. On top of all that, “everything has to be spic and span. It takes a lot to make it good,” says Kosztyo. “If you do something do it right, or don’t do it at all. “You have to ask yourself, ‘Is it worth it?’ You have to sit down and put the pros and cons down. ‘Will I get my money back? Will it add anything to my restaurant?’ “The ambience is better, but what do you do for the rest of the 45 weeks of the year and nobody is sitting outside and you have to pay rent for it and storage for it?”
Sitting on the sidewalk Answering their own questions can be one thing, but sometimes restaurant owners wanting to add a sidewalk patio are answerable to the city. Not all have to, though. If the restaurant sits far enough behind the property line it can do whatever it wants on its own land, even if that land is a sidewalk, just as long as the building code and engineering bylaws are met. “Some people assume it is just all city sidewalk, but the sidewalk can be part of the restaurant’s private property. In a lot of instances they are like that,” says Lisa Spitale, New Westminster’s chief planner. However, for those with their only option for a patio being a city sidewalk there are regulations to follow. The two
key things are leaving enough sidewalk space for pedestrians, and “we ask that they be decorative,” says Spitale. For instance, along Columbia Street there are several establishments with areas separated on the sidewalk by wrought iron fences. Drink Urban Lounge, for one, has a rectangular patio section with ﬂower pots, umbrellas, and hanging baskets, along with a large street tree, inside its enclosure. Most of those things don’t have to be taken in at night and are of good enough quality to justify the investment, says Spitale. “It’s a really positive way of creating a pedestrianfriendly environment.” Hopefully that will inspire more to declare, “It doesn’t get any better than this!” firstname.lastname@example.org
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Come and explore your city’s museum, archives and the 1865 colonial Irving House this summer Current exhibit: Nordic Spirit – The Danes in British Columbia July 20 – Sept 4 Upcoming exhibit: In Search of the Jewish Royal City Sept. 10 – Dec 31
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last year’s Cultural Crawl, her sketches of plants were part of a group exhibition with the New Westminister Horticultural Society. “The comments and excitement were wonderful. It was a real boost to us as artists. They just loved to see the professional work.” This year, she’ll be showing her mosaic works and other garden art alongside her husband, portrait and scenic painter Jerry McLaughlin at their home, where they run
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For art lovers hungry for some local art that’s free of additives like pretension, a weekend at the Cultural Crawl might hit the spot. On Aug. 13 and 14, New Westminster artists will open their homes, studios and gardens for this city’s eighth annual Cultural Crawl. It’s part of a B.C.-wide initiative that began Aug. 1 and includes exhibits throughout the month in every part of the province. At these events, the public gets a glimpse of not just the silent, possibly intimidating artwork, but also the person and process that produced it. This human connection is what the artists like best, too. “It’s up close and personal,” said New West artist Carolyn McLaughlin. “It’s an opportunity to expose us as artists and to introduce art to the community. They have an opportunity to watch the process.” McLaughlin added that at
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Our hand in the weather It seems summer has arrived. Too bad it took until almost the middle of August to get here. Not that we’re the only place enduring weird weather. When we were lamenting the cool temperatures and cloudy skies of July, the rest of the continent was sweltering in record heat and withering humidity. Those kinds of conditions have become so commonplace, some cities, like Toronto, have instituted a system of extreme heat alerts that include a protocol to extend the operating hours of public pools, handing out water in parks and visits by public health ofﬁcials to rooming houses, boarding homes and other residential premises to ensure residents aren’t suffering. So far this summer Toronto’s medical ofﬁcer has issued six such alerts. Meanwhile much of Europe has been soggy and cooler than normal this summer after a hot, dry spring. In Africa, Somalia is suffering its worst drought in 60 years; the entire Horn of Africa, which also comprises Ethiopia and Kenya, has received two to eight inches less rainfall this year than normal. That’s sparked a famine that has claimed the lives of more than 29,000 children under the age of ﬁve over the past three months. Climatologists like to remind us that such extremes aren’t as wild and unusual as they seem. The La Nina and El Nino phenomena, in which the surface temperature of the eastern tropical Paciﬁc Ocean is warmer or cooler than normal, have been inﬂuencing the climate for more than 20,000 years. Scientists say that it’s impossible to blame speciﬁc weather events like storms, droughts, heat waves and extreme cold on global warming caused by humans. But climate change, settlement of expanding populations into areas prone to extreme weather and our inaction to deal with that likelihood have a way of turning bad weather into a disaster. So as much as we like to curse Mother Nature when the weather’s foul, we must also shoulder some of the blame.
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Time to get smart or go broke VICTORIA – B.C.’s job market held steady in July, with unemployment at 7.3 per cent. The latest Statistics Canada job data were released as global ﬁnancial markets teetered on the edge of another recession. B.C. was last reminded of its vulnerability to world events in late 2008 and early 2009, when ﬁnancial markets froze up and governments around the world started frantically borrowing to bail out major industries. There are still idle construction cranes around B.C., although the vital commodity markets have recovered. It was the sickening skid in provincial revenues, which began to reveal itself during the 2009 election campaign, that triggered the B.C. Tom government’s panicked grab for the harmonized sales tax and its transition fund. If blame is important to you, blame Stephen Harper for the HST, but please don’t believe Bill Vander Zalm and the NDP when they claim it was merely a political plot covered up with lies. The truth is much scarier than the scare tactics of these political opportunists. Globalization isn’t optional, and there are lots of countries out there ready to beat us up and take our lunch money if we give them half a chance.
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The Canadian and U.S. central banks have held interest rates near zero since the crisis. If something more goes wrong, they are “out of bullets,” as economists say. Here’s another economic fact about the year 2011. For the ﬁrst time in Canadian history, the majority of people with employer-supported pensions now work for government or its agencies, rather than the private sector. Despite all the political blather about left and right, more spending versus less, government keeps growing. That’s true for Canada and for B.C., where government grew every year of the allegedly tight-ﬁsted reign of Gordon Campbell. There has been lots of bleating about Fletcher HST on adult-sized clothing for children. Claiming your hubby’s clothes are actually for a bulky child may be the oldest scam in sales tax evasion. This is an example of what economists call the paradox of public ﬁnance. Economists like consumption taxes because they’re difﬁcult to avoid. Many taxpayers dislike them for the same reason. This is the road that leads to Greece, where tax evasion is considered a civil right along with fat pay and pensions. The same population expects to go to university at little or no cost until they’re
30, and then retire at 55, with the whole apparatus somehow held up by the dwindling band of workers in between. The latest contract demands of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation give a sense of their Greece-like isolation from reality. Lengthy paid leaves, yet more paid professional development days, oh, and a double-digit wage increase after the rest of the public service has accepted zero. I attended the recent BCTF convention in Victoria, where this entitlement culture was on display. During a news conference about the BCTF’s many demands, someone stood behind Education Minister George Abbott and held up a sign for TV cameras that demanded “No Tankers.” This was no campus radical slipped in from the street. It was a middle-aged BCTF delegate, one of many decrying the industrial economy we need to pay for their pensions. B.C. aspires to be a shipbuilding economy but it can’t do shipping? According to our public sector union elites, we’re too precious to allow oil tankers in B.C.? Apparently some have still failed to notice that oil tankers have been going up and down the coast for decades, and back and forth under the Lion’s Gate Bridge for years. ■ Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com tﬂetcher@blackpress.ca twitter.com/tomﬂetcherbc
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Re: Do New Westers pay more property tax? You bet (NewsLeader, Aug. 5) Do New Westminster residents pay the highest property taxes in Metro Vancouver? Not even close. After reading, Chris Bryan’s column, one might get the impression that New Westminster has the highest property taxes in Metro Vancouver. This could not be further from the truth. When all residential properties are considered New Westminster has the 12th highest property taxes out of 19 municipalities in Metro Vancouver. It is true that when we only consider single family homes, New West ranks sixth out of 19, but even then New Westminster is only $200/year above the average for Metro Vancouver. I don’t believe the city should become complacent about these rankings, but I think it is unfair and inaccurate to suggest the New Westminster residents are paying the highest taxes in the region. Jonathan Cote New Westminster City Council
Event organizer apologizes As president of the West End Business Association (WEBA) I feel an apology is in order regarding an oversight in allowing a vendor, who many felt was inappropriate, to appear at this great event. As the event coordinator I worked tirelessly seven days a week for two months to put the event together. With the help of four stage manag-
ers we brought some of the ﬁnest local musical entertainment to 12th Street. The Kids Zone with its own stage and ponies, a community focus block, an overwhelming show of colour by the Caribbean community, and mouth-watering food in each block. There were a number of fundraising groups who support many local charities. The excess pork from the pig roast was donated and thanks to this charitable organization, fed 50 hungry street people. The list goes on. By attending the many other successful festivals in the Lower Mainland, we attracted vendors and sponsors who created such great positive energy at the festival. To meet the expansion and higherthan-normal budget of our festival, I attended a successful charity “Show and Shine” event in Coquitlam and circulated a brochure inviting cars and vendors to 12th Street in support of our version of a show and shine. The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) applied for a spot to display their swag, which seemed popular at this show. Accepting this application was an error in judgment on my part. I apologize to the many sponsors, participants, residents and the setup volunteers who worked so hard the day of the event. I apologize to James Crosty, who did such a great job as master of ceremonies and is now being unfairly subjected to negative feedback. He was not involved in organizing the festival but merely
promoting the many sponsors at each stage. I apologize to the many city departments who worked so hard to organize street closures, policing, and particularly to parks, culture and recreation, who are always so cooperative. I apologize to the mayor and city council, who no doubt have weathered public objections to my misjudgment. Many of you know I have spent countless hours for decades supporting 12th Street, and New Westminster, and I will continue to do so. This festival brought muchneeded economic beneﬁts to the businesses on 12th Street and New Westminster. I truly regret the outcome of this oversight. John Ashdown President West End Business Association
BC Hydro must change course on smart meters Re: Green Party gets lost in the static (B.C. Views, Aug. 3). Tom Fletcher is correct. The 2009 BC Greens platform had a timeline that included smart metering by 2012. We did not recommend wireless meters because, as Fletcher mentioned, we have precautionary policy on EMF radiation. Our policy was revised in 2010. The initiatives we wanted implemented prior to new meters— feed-in tariffs, time-of-day pricing and regional management boards—
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were not in progress at the end of 2009 so that the timeline for smart metering was eliminated. Without being tied to substantial energy conservation, BC Hydro’s smart meter program is simply a different and more expensive way to collect data. A billion dollars invested in conservation and energy retroﬁts, diversifying to renewable energy or any number of priorities should precede changing meters. Fletcher may dismiss health concerns associated with Wi-Fi but people have a right to feel safe and healthy in their own homes. Those who chose not to use wireless technology should not be forced to do so. As I said at the news conference, wireless smart meters are a technological solution looking for a problem. With shrewd marketing, the companies that developed wireless smart meters have become wealthy with sole-source contracts from government after government. At some point, given deﬁcits and debt load, we will need to reverse the decision-making process so that long-term plans actually precede implementation of new technology. Other jurisdictions are putting moratoriums on, or cancelling the installation of smart meters. We are recommending BC Hydro listen to valid privacy, security and health concerns and change course. Jane Sterk Leader Green Party of B.C.
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Judy Darcy plans to seek the nomination to represent the BC NDP in New Westminster in the next election. “New Westminster is my home and it’s a very special community. I’m very excited to seek the nomination and put my skills and experience to work,” Darcy said in her announcement, which came two days after New West NDP MLA Dawn Black said she would not be running in the next provincial election. “I’m a huge fan of Dawn Black,” Darcy told the NewsLeader. “She was a great community representative and was working with the issues that affect working families in New Westminster.” From 1991 to 2003, Darcy was national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Currently, she is secretary business manager of the Hospital Employees Union in B.C. “I’ve been dealing with long wait lists for care, lack of sufﬁcient beds and overcrowding in hospitals. Lots of people who are in hospital should be in long-term care facilities like Queen’s Park Care Centre, but there aren’t sufﬁcient beds,”
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Darcy said. Besides health care, she believes issues of concern to New West residents include child care for working families and dissatisfaction over the HST. Debates over the North Fraser Perimeter Road and trafﬁc congestion on Front Street also need to be addressed, according to Darcy. “It’s a very lovely community, but it’s also a hard community to get in and out of,” Darcy said, adding that, should she make it to Victoria, she will work with New West city council on infrastructure solutions. In 1988, Darcy ran for the federal NDP in York-Simcoe north
of Toronto. It was a Conservative stronghold and she lost. She’s also been a TV commentator for the NDP and worked on the national NDP Renewal Committee that instituted a “one-member-one-vote” policy for electing the NDP leader. Water Watch, a coalition of environmentalists she cofounded in the late ’90s, fought against water privatization projects. Though she’s never held political ofﬁce, Darcy said that her experience as a seniorlevel union member has prepared her for the legislature. “I certainly got to know about government,” she said. “I learned that forceful advocates are required 24-7.” Despite Darcy’s conﬁdence that B.C. wants change from the Liberals, her own party struggled last year when there appeared to be divisions among NDP MLAs over thenleader Carole James, who ended up resigning as leader. Darcy said the BC NDP has recovered under the leadership of Adrian Dix, and that she’s happy James will be running again for her seat in VictoriaBeacon Hill. Darcy lives in New Westminster with her husband and has a 27-year-old son.
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â€œMaureen opened our eyes to female power. She taught us that healthy self esteem frees you from the judgement for others,â€? said Patel. â€œShe gave me the courage to leave him.â€? The idea of female empowerment has been passed on to Radhika, who wants to be a doctor or veterinarian, said Patel, adding that Hopper has opened Radhikaâ€™s eyes to many things she may have not otherwise experienced. Radhika, who is now 10 years old, says she loves skiing and kayaking with her â€œGranny.â€? They live a seven-minute drive from each other and enjoy time
â€œRadhika is such a sweet girl. I have gotten far more out of this than her, she has been such a joy to be around,â€? said Hopper. â€œI have a hard time being out of town a few days because I miss her.â€? Hopper encourages those of grandparenting age to become volunteers with the organization, which has a waitlist of families hoping to be matched with a grandparent. Radhika feels lucky she has Hopper in her life and has only positive things to say about her granny. â€œMy Granny is really special and sheâ€™s really kind. I love her.â€?
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When Ron Scott was a boy, he listened to Elvis’ Return to Sender through the walls of sister’s bedroom. Today he sings it himself, as Eternal E, an Elvis performer who’s appeared at festivals across North America, and in pubs and churches around Metro Vancouver. A renovation contractor by day, Scott has been an Elvis performer by night for more than four years, donning the costumes and personas of his idol’s various incarnations, from the hillbilly cat of the 1950s to the 1960s movie star to the big ticket concert Elvis of the 1970s. For now it’s a labour of love, earning awards at festivals and credibility along the way. “I do it for the sheer love of the man and what he stood for,” says Scott, 45. “I want to envision that energy and walk in his shoes. You start to feel a bit of what he felt on stage, the connection he had with his fans.” Scott says the enduring efforts of Elvis performers around the world have helped keep his memory alive 34 years after he died. “Without tribute artists, the memory of Elvis would be waning.” For Scott, most of those memories are good; listening to Elvis’ music on eight-track tapes, going to his movies. When Elvis died on Aug. 16, 1977, Scott says he was playing outside on a beautiful sunny day. “I heard the news on the radio and I was really shaken by it. That was the ﬁrst major death of any consequence in my life. It made a big impression.” To commemorate that day, Scott has organized a gathering for Elvis fans in Metro Vancouver at the Old Admiral Pub and Grill in North Burnaby. “We all have a passion for Elvis,” says Scott. “Our celebration recreates the vigil that is in Graceland every year on the anniversary of his death.” The evening features performances by more than 10 Elvis tribute artists, as well as door prizes. It starts at 7 p.m. and runs until 10:30 p.m.
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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
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329 PAINTING & DECORATING A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510
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359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread
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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509
ARCTIC WOLF/Husky X- Socialized, well tempered, paper/outside trained. $500. firm. (604)309-3774 Bluenose Pittbull purebred puppies, ready to go! Vet checked, 1st shots. $1275 - $2000/obo. 604-603-6944. BLUENOSE RAZOR EDGE 4 weeks old. $1250 obo. Call 604783-8607. BOUVIER PUPS wonderful family / farm dogs, home raised, loyal & loving. Black, brindles & dark blonde. $800. Call 250-486-6773. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CHIHUAHUA long-haired female, $600; tiny male chihuahua pups, ready to go, $550. (604)794-7347 CKC Reg.soft coated Wheaten Terrier pups, hypo-allergenic. Guarntd. Vet ✓ $1050. Call 604-617-3470 DACHSHUND mini dapple puppies, 9wks. 2 F 1 M 1st shots dewormed. $750. Deroche. 604-820-4763.
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82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/
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20 Acre Ranch Foreclosures Near Booming El Paso, Texas Was $16,900 Now $12,900 $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE map/pictures 800-755-8953
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDING SALE... SPECIALS from $5 to $12/sq. ft. Great pricing on ABSOLUTELY every model, width and length. Example: 30’Wx50’Lx16’H. NOW $11,900.00. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers 1-800668-5422.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
3 Lots, Grindrod BC, 2 @ $90,000. 1 with sm. house @ $130,000. All 3 @ $270,000. 3 together zoned for 4-plex. 1 (250)309-3452 or 5403455. MISSION. LOVELY HOME 19 yrs. old. Large 3 bdrm., 3 baths. 3500 sq. ft. 10,000 sq.ft. lot. Excellent condition. View upon request. $474,700. Call 604-855-5826.
MOBILE HOMES 1, 2 & 3 BDRM $46,900 - $74,900. Lorraine, Royal Lepage 604-889-4874.
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FRUIT & VEGETABLES
U-PICK Raspberries $1.50 lb & Blueberries $1.20 lb. 19478 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Pitt Mead. 763-2808
MATTRESSES staring at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
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PIANO. Willis & Co. Spinet style, red mahogany, beautiful tone, immaculate cond $700. 604-864-9935
AUCTIONSource Glacier Beverage Co. Bottling line, office, restaurant equipment, Complete 750ml bottling line, SS tanks, forklift and more. View photos at: doddsauction.com
ENGLISH BULLDOG puppies, Male/Female available for more info Call Andrei 604-970-3807. GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS. 2 Male & 2 Fem. $550. 1st shots & dewormed. Call 778-863-6332. Golden Retriever pups, P/B, family farm raised, ready August 22. Males $600, female $650. (604)794-7434 Timbur6@telus.net LAB PUPPIES for sale, born June 23. family raised. $600. Call (604)795-7257. No sunday calls MALTESE pups, 3M, 2F, 1st shots, vet ✔, dewormed, paper trained, non shedding, $800. 604-464-5077 MINI dachshund puppies, born May 30, 1 male, 1 female, black & tan, family raised, well socialized, potty training started, first shots & deworming, both parents registered but puppies are unregistered. $750. Abbotsford, 604-855-6176. NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com PITT Bull pups Born June 19. 6 male & 3 fem. -$500 ea: Vet chekd. 604-825-1730 PRESA CANARIO P/B UKC $350 Special. Both parents approx. 120 to 150 lbs. Call 778-552-1525. PRESA CANARIO X puppies, born May 8, on farm, great temp $450. 604-855-6929 or cell 604-217-1346 SHELTIES beautiful loveable happy puppies, warm & cuddly, 4 months old. House trained. (604)826-6311
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
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RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, 0.83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake. Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good fishing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-395-0599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Well maintained ONE bedrooms. Includes cable, heat & hot water. Secure parking avail. On site manager. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Quiet & well maintained bldg., walk to Highgate Mall & transit. Cat okay. For viewing....
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY New West. Crown Manor 430 – 9th Street. 1 bdrm apart, on site ldry, 1 prking spot. Close to shop ping, all amens. Heat & hot water incl. $745/m. 604-451-6676 NEW WESTMINSTER BURNABY
Colonial House 435 Ash Street
Completely remodeled building and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Located at Metrotown. From $850/mo., includes heat, hot water. Call 604-715-1824
3 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $760. Covered pkg, lndry rm, landscaped common area. Close to park, transit, shops. Heat & hot water incl’d. For more info & viewing call
1 Bdrm Apts starting at $950 2 Bdrm Apts starting at $1200 Heat and hot water included. Dishwasher, fridge, stove, balcony, shared laundry. Avail Immed. Close to amen, schools and mall.
A/C, DSI Water Heater, AM/FM/CD, microwave and double door fridge. $14,995 (stk. 30322)
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2011 Coleman 280
Aluminum wheels, A/C, AM/FM/CD w/ exterior speakers, DSI Water Heater, microwave. $25,995 (stk. 30239)
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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
4 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $780. Pkg, lndry rm. Close to transit, park and shops. Heat & hot water included. For more info & viewing call
604-525-2661 MAPLE PLACE TOWERS
Skyview Manor 908 6th Avenue
1966 CHEVY PICKUP, V8, 4 spd, blue & white, has collectors plates, $6500. 604-796-2866 (Agassiz) 1976 GMC 3/4 SIERRA CLASSIC Camper Special, 149,000 orig miles, 30,000 on orig rblt. Same owners since 11,000 miles, Feb/78. Collector status, call for info, too numerous to list. ALSO 10’ Slumber Queen Adventurer Camper, 99 WS model with all trimmings, 13’’ Sansui TV, 110 & 12V, qu sz slumberqueen matt from Royal City bedding, 8’ awning. $12,500/both. Call: 604-535-5777 or 604-785-6827. 1978 FORD PINTO wagon. 2.8L V6 very restorable, solid body, Not running. $450 obo. 604-584-7968
Quiet, spacious 2 & 1 Bdrms & Bachelor suites. Incld: Balcony, prkg, heat & h/wtr
Welcome Home ! 1 Bedrooms available near Lougheed Mall and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Sorry No Pets. Refs required.
** 6960 ELWELL ST ** NEAR MIDDLEGATE
2011 Coleman 180
Call Shirley 604-861-8667 www.queens-ave-coop.ca
Call (604) 931-2670
Completely remodeled building and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Located at Metro Town. From $850/mo., includes heat, hot water. Call 778-323-0237
2004 37C PACE ARROW, 15,800 m, Shaw auto satellite, 3 slides, W/D, custom cover, 10 yr paint protection, etc. Better than new. $79,900. Call (604)869-3313
136 10th St, New West. 2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse, $1114 & $1303 includes Heat & hot water, w/d hookup, common laundry & u/g parking. $1200 share purchases.
Super Clean ONE Bedrooms
Call 604- 522-5230
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AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Secure parking available. For viewing call:
PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1030/mo - $1134/mo. Shares req’d. No subsidy available. Orientation 2nd & 4th Sun. 2 pm & 3rd Tues. 7 pm each mo. 19225 119th Ave., Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B2. Leave msg 604-465-1938
Quiet & well maintained bldg. Includes heat & hot water. On site manager. Cat okay.
Park Villa 529 10th Street 3 Story bldg in great location. 1 bdrm stes from $760. Parking, lndry rm. Close to transit, park, shops. Heat & hot water included. For more info & viewing call
Rozario 778-788-1849 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management
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SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288
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Park Crest Apts.
1 Bedroom Reno’d suites located in upgraded blding in cul-du-sac. Next to large green space. Incl’s heat, hot water and basic cable. Walk to Highgate mall. Quiet and clean. Cat okay. Deposit required. For viewing....
Great 1 Bedroom, quiet building nr. amenities, Royal City Mall & Skytrain. Includes Heat, Hot Water and Cable. Please call 604-526-0147
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
Villa Del Mar 6630 Telford Ave.
Bright large newly reno’d 1 and 2 bedroom suites for rent. Freshly painted, new hardwood floors, huge balcony. Only 2 min walk to Metrotown Mall. Please call 604-715-1824 to view. Move in TODAY! Burnaby
Vista Terrace 7465 13th Avenue, 3-storey building conveniently located minutes from SkyTrain. Renovated 1 bedroom suite from $785. Close to public transit, parks and schools. U/G prkg. balconies, lndry rm. Heat & hot water incl’d.
HOMES FOR RENT
BURNABY, S. Slope, 5 bdrm - 2 bdrm down, 3 up, cls to elem. schl, $1550+ utils, Sept. 1. 604-599-6251 NEW WEST, 3 bdrm, beautiful view, quiet area, nr. all amenities, NS/NP. $1200 + utils. Sept.1st. Call 604-291-9833 or 604-314-3291.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY! 900 sqft of retail space avail in newly constructed strip mall wilth 7-11 anchor. Call for info, 604-715-7423
1BR Basement suite. Sullivan Hts S u r r e y. I n c l u d e s , h e a t , h y d r o , cable&insuite washer/dryer! No smoking,partying,pets. References required.$700.Ph. 604-596-7370
Professionally Managed by Gateway Property Management
COQUITLAM bright & clean 1 bdrm + den g/l ste, own ent, gas f/p, sh ldry $675/mo. 604-937-3534
For more info & viewing call
MISSION, 1 BDRM, BRIGHT, CLEAN, ABOVEGROUND, PRIVATE ENTRANCE, UTILITIES, LAUNDRY, $800. RANDY OR CLANCY 604-826-6547 BURNABY
Walker Manor 6985 Walker Ave Bright large 1 bedroom for rent in a newly reno’d building. Large balcony, freshly painted with hardwood floors. 2 Min walk to Highgate Mall & all major transit.
Please call 778-994-2334 COQUITLAM - 1 & 2 bdrm near Lougheed mall / skytrain, 533 Cottonwood, reno’d, adult bldg. Quiet, N/P, gated parking & video surveillance. $780 - $945/m incls. Heat & H/W. Avail. Aug 1. CrimeFree Certified. Call: 604-937-7812 Visit: www.greatapartments.ca
NEW WEST - Bright 1 bdrm g/l suite $725 utils inc. n/p. n/s. quiet. Avail. now. (604)616-2426 QUEENSBOROUGH, 2 bdrm, fresh paint, N/S, N/P, no W/D, no cble. $750/mo incl utils. 604-527-1024
1969 Ford Falcon Futura $15,000 Immac. paint/body 302 Cu In/auto. p/s front disc brakes, numerous high performance enhancements. Local BC car. Must be seen to be appreciated. Call 604-307-0201, pictures at: photobucket.com/69falcon 1991 CADILLAC Allante only 43,000 mi. Estate sale from La Conner, WA. Removable hardtop & Softtop. $8,500. 604-309-4001 1991 OLDS Toronado Trofeo, good cond, needs some work, nice cruiser 105kms $2500. (604)462-8863 1997 GRAND PRIX, Green, good shape $2,500. Call 604-931-4506. 2005 CHEV CAVALIER - 2 dr, 1 owner. Deluxe 4 cyl, 5 speed. 79,000kms. $3,800. (604)467-3289 2007 FORD FUSION SE Fully loaded, metallic red, 60K, $8800 firm. Call 604-538-4883. 2007 Pontiac G5 - Colour: Silver. Excellent car, gets 37 miles to the gallon. Well maintained. Includes 4 Nokian winter tires on rims (value $1200.00) Phone daytime 604-2191652 or evenings 604-462-8665 or email: email@example.com $7500- OBO
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2003 HONDA CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, alarm, A/C, tilt, p/l, 100 km, $5,600 obo. 778-895-7570. 2005 KIA MAGENTIS, Anniversary Edition, 79,800 kms. Priced to sell. $5,500. Call 604-476-0043. 2006 MAZDA 5, 6 pass van, touring edition, loaded, auto, sunroof, 17’’ wheels. $9,300 obo. 604-309-4001. 2008 HYUNDAI TUCSON, FWD, 4 door. 64,000 kms. Like new condition. Call 778-241-1824 2011 TOYOTA Camry LE, grey, 8,000 kms. auto, factory warranty. mint, $19,800 incl tax.778-895-7570
2005 YAMAHA MIDNIGHT STAR 1700cc Ltd 43,000kms dealer serviced, thousands in extras $8977. 778-888-6805, 778-837-6577
PORT COQUITLAM, Mary Hill area, View 3 bd upper lvl, 1.5 baths. Near bus & schls, own lndry + 3 appls. $1395/mo + 50% hydro. NS/NP. Avl. now. (604)779-6893.
CHECK CLASSIFIEDS bcclassified.com 604-575-5555
1986 PROWLER, 5th wheel, 26’, fully loaded, sacrifice $4500. Call (604)869-3137 1987 FORD Econoline Class “C” RV 29ft well kept cond., 95,000kms, sleeps 6. Offers ? 604-477-4549 2004 F350 CREW CAB, diesel, 03 24’ Salem 5th whl. trailer, both mint cond., too many things to list. Will sell separate. Trailer $7,900 or both for $25,000 obo.Call 604-812-1278.
#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
TRUCKS & VANS
1990 FORD wheelchair van, sidewinder lift, 100,000 km, $5,000 obo. Phone (604)247-1770. 1995 FORD 4X4, 5 speed, no rust, runs great, utility box. $2800. Call (604)869-3137 2005 MONTANA SV6, loaded, Onstar, 7 pass., new front rotors & brakes. Mint. $7500. 604-812-1278 2006 TOYOTA TACOMA, single cab, 2 wh. dr, 4 cyl auto, shrt box, 121km, $7,900 obo. 604-812-1278
2 SMALL OUTBOARD MOTORS WANTED. Looking to buy 6HP 15HP. Motor does not have to be running, but must be in nice condition. Will pay cash. 604-319-5720
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GerardMAJOR Pe r s o n a l R e a l E s t a t e Co r p o r a t i o n
RE/MAX Advantage Realty 102-321 6th Street, New Westminster V3L 3A7
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818 5th St · $839,900
214 Ash St · $549,900
#1204-612 6th St · $339,900
#34-323 Governors Ct · $499,900
Bright and spacious 5 bedroom character home on large lot in Glenbrooke. Oak ﬂoors with inlay, gorgeous original mouldings, 3 updated bathrooms, updated furnace and newer roof. 2 car garage w/ power off lane, big fully fenced back yard.
The Victorian ‘Hillcroft’ was an addition to the Hendry house at the corner of 8th St & Queens, moved to its current location in 1912. Character & charm are hiding throughout. Features the original curving staircase, & hand-carved F/P. Accommodates 8 legal non-conforming suites. Can be converted back to a single family dwelling & have all the history restored. Fully re-wired. Needs tlc & updating but has great potential.
Location Location! 1 bdrm + den w/ beautiful SE views. Right on the corner of 6th & 6th at the hub of Uptown New West. The building sits atop all your shopping & healthcare needs at Royal City Centre Mall – direct elevator access without stepping outside on those rainy days. Accessible layout w/ wide hallway & lg rooms, all ﬁlled w/ natural light. Transit right outside your front door. Close to all amenities.
Gorgeous townhome w/ extensive updates including all new ﬂooring, stainless kitchen appliances, lighting ﬁxtures, freshly painted + more! This home is in immaculate condition w/ vaulted ceilings, open layout w/ mbdrm on the main, family room down & lots of outdoor space including 2 decks & a patio. River & mountain views! Double garage on entry level. Great neighbourhood in central location & shuttle to Skytrain!
OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 PM
804 Scott St · $599,900
#701-70 Richmond St · $321,500
#1603-69 Jamieson Ct · $369,900
#405-60 Richmond St · $318,800
Perfect starter home. Bright 3 bdrm + den, 2 bath family home in desirable Massey Heights w/ fantastic views of Mt Baker & Fraser River. Functional layout, needs updating throughout. Cozy enclosed lvgrm boasts coved ceilings, gas F/P & lots of natural light. Large kitchen has lots of cabinets & counter space. Fully fenced yard w/ private patio & covered parking. Close to all amenities.
Bright open layout, w/ 2 bdrm, 2 bath top ﬂoor, corner unit w/ lots of windows. 2 decks. Lvgrm w/ vaulted ceilings, gas F/P, large dngrm perfect for entertaining! Kitchen has convenient breakfast bar. Large mbdrm has 4pc ensuite w/ soaker tub & separate shower. Lots of insuite storage. Rainscreened w/ new roof & updated common areas. Steps to transit & shuttle to Skytrain.
Unobstructed view of Fraser River & Mt Baker from every room! This 2 bdrm, 2 bath suite has a remodelled kitchen w/ quality ﬁnishings, new cabinets & stainless appliances. Updated dark laminate ﬂoors throughout lvgrm & dngrm. Solid concrete Bosa building w/ rec facilites including indoor pool, swirlpool, gym & billiard room. Steps to transit and shuttle to Skytrain.
Beautiful 2 bdrm, 2 bath suite w/ bright, open layout. New quality, wide plank laminate ﬂoors, spacious mbdrm w/ 4 pc ensuite w/ separate shower stall & soaker tub, good size 2nd bdrm w/ access to deck, large insuite laundry & cozy gas F/P. Steps to transit & shuttle to Skytrain. Great complex, fully rainscreened w/ newer roof & common areas.
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ROYAL CHICKEN Onion, Green Pepper, Jalapeno, Chicken, Cheddar Cheese, Cheese & Tomato Sauce
Limited time offer. For delivery add $1.99.
3 FOR 1 SPECIAL 9 toppings total!
3 MEDIUM 3 SMALL
3299+tax 2799+tax $ 2399+tax $
Limited time offer. For delivery add $1.99.
SUNDAY & MONDAY SPECIAL Buy any 2 for 1 Large Pizza at the price of 2 mediums Not valid with any other offer. Not valid on holidays. Limited time offer. For delivery add $1.99.
2 Large 14 inch
FAMILY NIGHT SPECIAL
S PECIALTY 2 Small 10 inch
2 toppings. Pick-up only.
BUTTER CHICKEN SPECIAL
Onion, Green Pepper, Tomato, Chicken, Cheese and Our Special Butter Chicken Sauce
SHAHI PANEER SPECIAL
Onion, Green Pepper, Tomatoes, Spicy Paneer, Cheese and Our Special Shahi Paneer Sauce
TRIPLE CHEESE BACON BURGER SPECIAL Onion, Lean Beef, Extra Cheese, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese & Tomato Sauce
ROYAL GRADEN PIZZA
Green Peppers, Red Onions, Red Pepper, Feta Cheese, Spicy Chicken & White Sauce
MAXI MEAL • 1 Small Pizza (1 toppings) • 10 Chicken Wings (with Ranch) or 1 Medium Lasagna or Spaghetti • 1 can of pop or 1 Garlic Toast
Limited time offer. For delivery add $1.99.
604•520•3232 OR 604•517•1212
81 Sixth Street, New Westminster Mon - Thurs 11am - 12 midnight • Friday 11am - 2am • Saturday 3:30pm - 2am • Sun & Holidays 4pm-12 midnight • Add $1.99 for delivery
LUNCH SPECIALS 1 Small Pizza
2 toppings. Pick-up only.
Published on Aug 10, 2011
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