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One well with clean drinking water could save the lives of approximately 1,000 West African citizens in the tiny republic of Benin. Members of Trinity Western University’s men’s soccer team, including Burnaby native Andrew Fink, got a first-hand opportunity to be part of that gift during a two-week mission retreat to the sub-Saharan country late last month. With the support of Global Aid Network’s (GaiN) water for life initiative, Trinity Western soccer players helped cap four new wells that could further help eradicate Benin’s record of having one of Africa’s highest death rates among children under the age of five. Although significantly improved in the last two decades, Water Page 8
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Heart of Africa: Members of the Trinity Western University men’s soccer team, along with some local leaders, at a church structure
that’s been carved out of the jungle in Benin, West Africa. The team members were on a two-week mission retreat to the tiny African republic to work with Global Aid Network’s water for life initiative.
City’s Mental Wealth Society loses funding Society missed application deadline by 15 minutes Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Walking through the Burnaby Mental Wealth Society’s clubhouse near Metrotown, it looks more like a home than a drop-in centre. A few members watch movies on a bigscreen TV – bought only this year – in the first-floor recreation room while others sit around the kitchen table peeling potatoes
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“It keeps me from staying home doing nothing and getting depressed,” said Tessley in an interview at the clubhouse. “I have a good time. There’s no bad vibes.” He has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, he said, and relies on the community at the clubhouse for support. Tessley – a member and past-president of the society – contacted the NOW this week when the society found out it was losing its funding from Fraser Health as of Aug. 31. The clubhouse has been in the Burnaby community for 13 or 14 years, Tessley said,
and has received funding through Fraser Health since it was established. The society was formed about 18 years ago, he added, and he has been a member for almost as long. “This place kept a lot of people from going into the psych ward,” he said. The society was told by Fraser Health to prepare a detailed application form for funding this year with 17 working days’ notice in April, according to Tessley. It was the first time since the clubhouse was established that it was required to submit such an application, he said. Clubhouse Page 8
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District approves new anti-homophobia policy Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Burnaby school trustees voted unanimously to pass the district’s anti-homophobia policy on Tuesday night. The decision was met by a round of applause in a packed boardroom, while hundreds of supporters rallied outside, their cheers heard from within. The board’s draft policy on homophobia and heterosexism has been at the centre of controversy for weeks now, drawing fire from an ad hoc group of parents who say the policy infringes their rights to raise their children Visit www.burnabynow.com for a video of the meeting and rally according to their moral beliefs. That opposition irked longtime trustee Ron Burton. “I’ve been a trustee here for a long time and I’m somewhat disturbed by all the controversy around the policy. It’s always been my opinion if there something you can do to help a child be safer, then so be it,” Burton said, adding that a lot of the controversy was over the idea that homosexuality is a sin. Trustees reviewed changes the board’s policy committee made after an extended public input period. The new definition of heterosexism, as per the policy, “refers to the assumption that all people are heterosexual and that heterosexuality is superior and more desirable for all people than any other sexual orientation.” Also new, the term transphobia was added and defined as the “irrational fear or hatred of, aversion to, and discrimina-
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Signs of support: From left, Colin McKenna and Jess Hodges came out to show their support for the Burnaby school district’s anti-homophobia policy. After weeks of controversy, the trustees unanimously passed the policy on June 14.
tion against people who are transgender or who otherwise transgress traditional gender norms.” Heather Leung, spokesperson for Parents’ Voice, was upset with the board’s decision and hinted at possible future legal
action. She also encouraged parents to pull their kids out if they disagree. Board chair Larry Hayes said it was nice to have the issue concluded. “How the opposition is going to react, who knows,” he said. “It’s something we
felt was necessary and we moved forward.” For more on this story, see Jennifer Moreau’s blog, Community Conversations, at www.burn abynow.com. Click on the Opinion tab and look for the Blogs link.
This grad has four legs Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
When students at Burnaby’s Carver Christian High School walked across the stage to pick up their graduation diplomas on June 15, they were joined by a tiny furry friend. Mr. Darcy, a rescued toy poodle, shared the stage to receive an award recognizing his service helping others as a certified St. John Ambulance therapy dog. Mr. Darcy helps kids at Carver, when he’s not visiting with seniors. “It’s just known that people calm down in the presence of a dog. Dogs are unconditional in their 6
Educational assistant Elly Mae Boonstra with Mr. Darcy, the therapy dog who ‘graduated’ on June 15, along with students at Carver Christian High School in Burnaby.
love. He’s been coming to school only eat puppy food for the first two ever since I rescued him,” said Elly years she had him, and that a vet Mae Boonstra, an educational assis- put him on anti-anxiety medication tant at Carver. because of the trauma. The nine-pound toy poodle is a “He literally tried to crouch down, bit of a fixture in the melt himself into the school community. floor,” Boonstra said. Boonstra rescued the “He trembled with severely neglected fear.” dog about five years At the time, ago. He had been Visit www.burnabynow.com Boonstra was working locked in a kennel for at John Knox, an affilifor a video of Mr. Darcy days on end with no ated Christian elemenfood or water. tary school, but when she moved “He was severely abused. He to Carver this past September, she basically pooed cardboard for the brought Mr. Darcy along with her. first days I had him,” Boonstra said. Many John Knox students who also “He was skinnier than toothpick.” Mr. Darcy Page 4 Boonstra said Mr. Darcy could
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made the transition to Carver have known Mr. Darcy since their time in elementary school. “He knows those students quite well,” Boonstra said. “He holds a very special part in everybody’s heart here in the Carver community. … Everybody knows about Mr. Darcy.” Mr. Darcy, named after a character in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, serves as a bridge while Boonstra is working with the students. “When there’s a little dog, they talk to the dog, and cuddle the dog, that’s a bridge where relationships can start to happen. It’s a nice way to interact with the students,” she said. “If a student was very upset about something they would come and seek him out and cuddle him or take a walk around the school.” When Boonstra helps teach kids appropriate behaviour, (if they have autism or Down syndrome for instance,) Mr. Darcy’s presence can have a calming effect. “He’s just a very sweet, calm little guy. His eyes just melt hearts. He has little Smartie eyes,” she said, adding that students get to play or walk with Mr. Darcy as a reward for good behaviour. According to the St. John Ambulance,
research shows that therapy dogs, like Mr. Darcy, help people recover more quickly from surgery and strokes and can reduce illness-associated loneliness, depression and anxiety. That’s why the non-profit group runs the Therapy Dog Program, of which Mr. Darcy is a graduate. Mr. Darcy has also changed over the years, as the students have grown. No longer the cowering frightened poodle, Mr. Darcy prances comfortably through Carver’s busy hallways. For his graduation ceremony, Mr. Darcy wore a black tuxedo, complete with bowtie, and a little graduation hat. After the students received their diplomas, he walked across the stage to receive a tiny award, tied to a little teddy bear, recognizing his special achievements as a therapy dog. For Boonstra, Mr. Darcy has helped her personally, as well. “I myself at the time had fled an abusive relationship, so we met each other at the perfect time. We both needed each other,” she said, adding she felt honoured and thrilled about Mr. Darcy’s graduation. “Instead of becoming bitter and angry about our past, we became better individuals, and we are now helping others, young and old, and we are bringing joy and happiness into their lives as well.”
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Trustee’s comment says it all in policy decision
There was a moment when trustee Ron were going to be taught about sexual acts (not true); saying it violated their parental Burton’s words uttered on Tuesday night rights (not true). might have hit a nerve. Education leaders stayed above the “We’re doing it for the kids. It could fray and kept their eyes on the goal – to just as easily be your kids.” Burton said, keep all students safe from bigclearly directing his comment otry in city schools. at the parents who have been Burnaby NOW Burton is correct in implying vociferously protesting the that the new policy could help district’s new anti-homophobia the protesters’ children. policy. Odds are very good at least one of The opposition has tried to throw the parents opposed to the policy has every conceivable wrench into the proa gay child – a child that, sadly, knows cess: Calling it a policy concocted in he/she cannot confide in his/her parents. secret (not so, we published stories on Hopefully that child will now be able to it as early as June 2009); saying students
find someone in the school system to confide in – and, hopefully, that person will be able to help that young person. Perhaps, in time, those parents will even question their own beliefs and assumptions and make a decision to become better informed. And, perhaps, they will learn from their son and daughter and, if not understand them, at least accept them as they are. But perhaps they won’t. And that’s reason enough to institute the policy. Loving parents who carry placards and talk about parental rights also carry
parental responsibilities. And surely one of the responsibilities of parenthood is not to consider children as one’s personal property, but as unique individuals who also have rights. Many of those who are opposed to the policy claim that sexuality is a choice. We don’t know if that is true or not. But we do believe that wilful ignorance is a choice. And ignorance is a prime ingredient for prejudice. And for those who invoke God’s name – we agree with William Penn’s plea: “O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.”
Private schools just plain better
cent funding have every right to personally found Matthew be funded by the government. Claxton’s opinion very offenThe only schools that are considsive (The truth about ‘private’ ered to be semi-private are those schools, Opinion, Burnaby NOW, that are Catholic schools. May 27). Catholic schools used to be Having attended semi-private given a higher percentschool my entire age of money by the life, and having full government until the intentions on enrollSacha Smith lower class began coming my kids in them plaining – which they always do has nothing to do with whether – about the money going to those or not a Porsche is sitting in my who are “more fortunate”. driveway. As stated above, a large majorThe public school system is far ity of those students don’t come too focused on the teachers and from middle class or wealthy their demand for money and the sense of “equality” and “fairness” families, their parents simply want the best education possible to their students, that the educaor maybe prefer a religious edution lacks. cation. It is a harsh reality that those No matter how broke I am that are wealthy will have more in my life, I will ensure that my in life. There is no need to knock children are a far ways away the education offered by the prifrom public schooling. As stated vate institutions, no matter how above, no matter how much few there are. money is put into the public Labelling them as rich preppy schools is also incorrect, through- schooling system, the staff will never do anything other than out my years in both elementary complain. school and post-secondary, I More money will always be knew of many families struggling their number 1 demand and prifinancially. ority, and the teacher’s wishes, They would accept help from local parishes and foodbanks, but beliefs, and well-being will be put before the students. There is they wanted their kids to get a no need for teachers to be ridicuprivate-school education. lously selfish and go on strike Most families in modern once a year putting the education British Columbia resent private of students in jeopardy. and/or Catholic schools, and 95 Public schools will never per cent of the time it has nothing demand the discipline that is to do with money. expected in private schools, the Those students and semi-priSchools Page 7 vate institutes that receive 50 per
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Acceptance goes both ways Dear Editor:
Re: ‘Knee-jerk’ labelling is wrong, Burnaby NOW, June 8. SFU humanities professor, Paul Crowe, claims the Burnaby school board policy 5.45 is “over-simplified” but doesn’t say by whom. His comment that Canada has a long record of close-mindedness and intolerance in regard to the culture of immigrants also works in reverse. Assimilating into a cohesive whole must be worked on by both sides, unfortunately a majority of immigrants insist on our society accepting their culture adherences. The diversity and cultural uniqueness of immi-
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grants in our community is an additional benefit that will become a homogeneous lifestyle for us only if rationale conciliation is undertaken. Making wild allegation about the Burnaby school board being “left-wing driven” only proves there is more than a religious theme at work in this situation. The tone at these rallies is highly suggestive of bias aimed at our Burnaby school trustees and city council. An example is the May 10 protest rally where spokesperson George Kovacic advised rally sympathizers to toss out the Burnaby school board trustees along with city council and, for reasons not explained, unions were included. The Parents’ Voice faction also provided
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handouts listing the email addresses of each school board trustee which is an invitation to invade their privacy. To date everything points to the willingness of the Parents’ Voice to explain the “real truth” behind the BSB policy 5.45 while consciously hiding their own motives. I attempted to question Mr. Kovacic at the May 10 rally on issues concerning the lack of background on Parents’ Voice such as what religious or political affiliations they have or were they simply concerned parents. The only piece of information I got was the opposition was created by a Muslim group of activists.
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Taylor will be missed Dear Editor:
It was with regret that I read of Chief Superintendent Rick Taylor’s transfer to another position within the RCMP. Since Chief Taylor became the Officer in Charge of the Burnaby detachment in 2007, I have had cause to call the RCMP on several occasions. The response was always immediate and the results were excellent. I have written notes to Chief Taylor thanking him for the integrity, professionalism, and caring his officers always demonstrate. He has always responded. I feel Chief Taylor has had a very positive effect in Burnaby and has accomplished many good things during his time here. I wish Chief Superintendent Rick Taylor the best of luck and sincerely hope he is happy in his new position.
Policy has parents worried about education policies Dear Editor:
Re: Burnaby school board unanimously passes anti-homophobia policy (online, www.burnabynow.com, June 14) Policy 5.45 adopted by the Burnaby School District has many parents concerned that their children will be required to receive education contrary to their moral and religious convictions, especially as it regards education in the belief that nonheterosexual inclinations and behaviours are morally equivalent to heterosexual relations within marriage. Policy 5.45 states that subject areas where students may encounter this in the curriculum includes but, importantly, is not limited to Social Studies, Social Justice 12, Health and Career Education, and Personal Planning. The policy restricts alternative instruction outside the classroom, an option that would appeal to many parents, only to the Health and Career Education curriculum. The Burnaby school district’s Policy 5.40 on animal dissection recognizes the legal obligation of the school district to accommodate cultural, religious, or ethical objections by allowing students to receive alternative delivery for that part of the science curriculum. This clearly demonstrates that the Burnaby school district is aware of its legal obligation to provide alternative delivery across all curricula and not just the Health and Career Education curriculum. Alternative delivery is a right for all students and parents for any curricula that violates their cultural, religious or ethical convictions.
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extra help is never offered, and the graduation rates will never be comparable to private institutions. At the end of the day, the main difference lies in the willingness to help of the teachers, and the discipline instilled both at home and at school. Also, I need to point out that at the semi-private schools I attended, the teachers were in fact paid less then public school teachers. Did we ever hear or see a strike take place? No. Did the teachers remain dedicated and assist in disciplining and
assuring their students progressed at the right pace? Yes. In conclusion, private schools are entitled to their share of funding, and even if the money were to be taken away, the education would still be a lot higher than the average public school. Just a quick side note in response to Matthew Claxton’s remarks about having a hospital down the street where you had to pay to get in, I’d love that. Why should those who earn more of an income, pay more in taxes, more in medical benefits, still
receive the same form of health care as those who don’t? Yes, as Canadian citizens we should all be entitled to health care, and equal rights, but where are the equal rights for those who earn more? Regardless, I’m not sending this so this gets published in the Burnaby NOW (you can publish it if you really want to), I’m sending this because socialist views are not appreciated by a lot of your readers. I found this article to be downright degrading, insulting and ridiculous. Sacha Smith is a parent and a student at SFU.
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The society was late turning it in by a matter of 15 minutes, he said, adding it was because of the complexity of the paperwork. Less than a week ago, the society was told the application was rejected because it was late. “But the battle isn’t over,” Tessley said. “We’re not giving up.” The society runs many different programs at the house, including meal programs twice a day, a writing club twice a week, a baking group, a community garden, and various events throughout the year, including an annual camping trip that was cancelled this summer due to the loss of funding. Tinaburri, who has lived in Burnaby for 20 years, found out about the clubhouse in ’95, after she’d had her second breakdown and was attending a day program. The society was looking for someone with a mental illness who could run a few programs, and she began working for them, she said. She resigned last year because of her health, Tinaburri said, but is still a member and intends to run for a spot on the board. “I’ve learned so much as a person here,” she said, adding she wants to continue to be a source of support at the clubhouse. It’s tough to deal with the stigma and health issues of a mental illness, Tinaburri said, but the other members of the clubhouse have helped her realize she isn’t
alone. “It’s a family here,” she said. John Johnston, who has been president of the board for the past nine years, estimates there are about 300 members. Many are past the age of being able to work or are too ill to do so, he pointed out, and can’t be served by the typical vocational programs put out by other mental health agencies. The cost of maintaining the clubhouse and its programs is about $300,000 per year, according to Johnston. The society is hoping to find other avenues of funding after losing the money from Fraser Health, possibly from the community and federal programs, he said. Roy Thorpe, spokesperson for Fraser Health, said that while the application was only late by a brief period of time, the request for proposals required a specific deadline. The health authority put out the call for proposals in April after reviewing mental health services in Burnaby and assessing where there were duplicate services, or services missing, as in North Burnaby, he said. The entire amount of funding, plus other program funding, will be going to a new Canadian Mental Health Association clubhouse that will open in September, he said. Details about the new clubhouse will be released later in the month. www.twitter.com/janayafe
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Benin’s infant mortality rate is still listed at 63 deaths for every 1,000 live births. The life expectancy for adults remains below the age of 60. The consumption of water carrying many forms of water-borne diseases is largely responsible for the deaths among the young and elderly. That made GaiN’s goal, since 2004, of drilling 70 wells in the tiny republic, and TWU’s help in contributing a small part to that effort, very satisfying, said Trinity Western head coach
Pat Rohla. “It gives us an appreciation for what we have here,” Rohla said in a TWU press release. “It gives us an incentive to go and do some more.” It will also increase the bond between players and a soccer program that has made it to the Canadian Interuniversity Sports men’s soccer championships five out of the last six seasons, but has yet to win it outright. “I know it will have a long-lasting effect for the team, for the program and for the guys who went on
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Students cook up a way to help Two West Vancouver high school students use their own money to start up a breakfast program at Second Street Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
On a rainy afternoon at Second Street Community School, about a dozen elementary students anxiously wait in the staff kitchen for two girls from a West Vancouver high school – Lexi Macdonald and Tatiana Mawani. Every third Wednesday of the month, the teens make muffins with a group of Second Street kids. The idea is to teach the elementary students healthy cooking habits, while the muffins help feed other kids (and sometimes themselves) through the school’s breakfast program. Lexi and Tatiana came up with the idea and covered some of the costs with their own pocket money, simply to help the kids. When the teens arrive, a chorus of cheers breaks out, and the frenzy begins. The kids gather round two circular tables, while the girls quickly unpack the ingredients. Eyes widen and excited chatter fills the room. Lexi and Tatiana have the students decipher the instructions on the back of the muffin box. There’s fierce competition over performing each task, and the students begin negotiations on who will crack eggs. “I’m awesome at cracking eggs,” says one girl. “Me too,” another chimes in. A third proposes they stir the batter with a giant (imaginary) spoon so all the kids can get their hands on it at once. While the muffins are in the oven, the kids feast on pizza that Lexi and Tatiana have brought. Not only do they learn how to cook while helping the breakfast program, they also get fed. The program started in January, and Lexi and Tatiana put up $120 of their own money to match a grant from the Vancouver Youth Philanthropy Council, a branch of the Vancouver Foundation set up for projects where kids help other kids. Second Street’s breakfast club was set up to feed kids who were coming to school hungry, often because their families can’t afford to feed them all the time. Numbers can vary, but roughly 25 kids are in the breakfast program in a school of around 360 children. The muffins provide a quick, healthy snack that the kids love. On a quick break, Lexi and Tatiana explain why they started the program that’s been such a hit, they’ve had to rotate groups so all interested kids get a chance to participate. “It’s because I grew up in Burnaby, but I go to school in West Van. It’s special for me to give back to your own community, which is Burnaby, which has provided so much for me,” Tatiana says. The kids learn to cook and help their own school, she says. Someday, they will provide for their own families, she adds. “Maybe one day, they can feed children who can’t provide for themselves.” The teens also get something out of it. “We get to meet all these kids,” Lexi says. “It’s a sense of self pride when we leave the school every Wednesday.”
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Above, from left, Second Street students Serenea Haley and Kionna Bandic with high school student Lexi Macdonald, who started an after-school cooking program with her friend Tatiana Mawani. At left, Gurveen Khera helps with the batter, while Lexi supervises. The muffins they bake go to kids in the school’s breakfast program.
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“If you see how happy these kids are right now, we can’t really stop the program,” Tatiana says. “It provides them with something to do after school,” Lexi adds. Back in the kitchen, the kids are clearly thrilled. “Beckster” (aka Becky Portillo) gave the program a rave review. “I loved it so much I’m going to be a
baker,” says the 10-year-old. Grade 5 student Kionna Bandic likes the fact the program gives back to the school. “I feel pretty good about myself, and I feel pretty good about everyone else, too. It’s awesome that you get to make something and you get to share it with everyone else,” she says. This is the last day for the cooking program before school’s out for summer, and
the students present the teens with giant medals and hugs as tokens of appreciation. The girls have already decided to apply for another grant and continue next year. If they don’t get the money, they will pay for the program themselves. They aren’t looking for donations, nor do they have a website. They simply love helping these kids.
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Library gearing up for summer fun Kids can get a taste for reading this summer Theresa McManus EDMONDS EXPRESS The Tommy Douglas branch of the Burnaby Public Library is hoping youngsters will gobble up some good books this summer. The one-year-old Tommy Douglas branch is sure to be an inviting place to be for people of all ages this summer. As in past years, the library is offering a Summer Reading Club for children. "It's a B.C.-wide program," said Allison Knights, children's coordinator at the Tommy Douglas branch. "The theme this year is Savour Each Word." Participants can pick up a Summer Reading Club package and calendar on which they chart their summer reading. Anyone who reads, or is read to, for 15 minutes a day for 50 days earns a Summer Reading Club medal. For children who aren't old enough to read, parents can read to them, do rhymes or sing songs. Registration for the Summer Reading Club gets underway June 20. "Once they are in school, it is more about reading," Knights said. "Before then it can be about early literacy skills." One of the goals of the Summer Reading
Club is to stop the backward slide that sometimes occurs with students' reading skills during the summer holidays. Knights is not only the branch's children's librarian, but she is also a former participant of Summer Reading Club at the Burnaby library. "I liked having my name up on the wall in the library. Part of the fun of coming back after I joined the Summer Reading Club was coming back to the library and seeing if I could find my name on the wall," she said. "That is something we do for all the kids." In keeping with this year's food-related theme, kids will write their names on paper shaped like ice cream cones and fruit. "We will put their names up as part of our wall display," Knights said. "The next time they come in to visit, they can search and try to see that." A medal presentation ceremony takes at the library on Sept. 15. Students participating in the Summer Reading Club can also enter to win book prizes. A Summer Reading Club is also being offered for teenagers. In addition to an online reading club that's been offered in the past, the Burnaby Public Library Reading fun: Librarian Allison Knights, left, enjoys a book with Yolanda Ridge and her five-year-old PHOTO Larry Wright is offering its own teen reading club this twin boys, Spencer and Oliver. SEE STORY ON PAGE 17
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Fun for all at East Burnaby's Canada Day celebration this year Theresa McManus EDMONDS EXPRESS This year's Canada Day event in East Burnaby may be on the move but it still promises a good time for all who attend. The Canada Day celebration is usually held in Richmond Park but it's currently a construction zone. The site will be the home of a new community centre and swimming pool facility. This year's Canada Day celebration will take place in Ron McLean Park from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1. "There will be bingo, bouncy castles, face painting," said Christy Beattie, a recreation programmer at Eastburn Community Centre. "There will be balloon twisters. There will be a basketball tournament for the older youth. The wading pool opens." Beattie said Canada Day festivities in East Burnaby have attracted up to 2,500 people in past years. "All ages. Every age seems to be interested in a different thing," she said. "It's very fun. It seems to be good because there is something for all ages." Organizers expect to see some new faces at this year's Canada Day celebration because of the new location, but they hope
the folks who regularly attend the event will still make their way to the new site. A shuttle will transport people from Edmonds Community Centre to Ron McLean Park at 10:30 and 11 a.m., and will return to the community centre at 2:30 and 2:45 p.m. "We will add more if we have to," Beattie said. Multicultural entertainment and community booths from preschool, church and library services are also part of the fun on Canada Day. The Byrne Creek Streamkeepers will also set up a booth. "They will be touring the creek," Beattie added. "There is a little stream that goes there." The Canada Day event also has food, including hotdogs, Jamaican food, ice cream, coffee and drinks and samosas. "There is free Canada Day birthday cake," Beattie said. "It's usually a big draw." Ron McLean Park is located at Rumble Street and Hedley Avenue in Burnaby. Anyone wanting more information about the Canada Day event can call 604-297-4832.
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summer. More details about the Summer Reading Clubs can be found at www.bpl. bc.ca/kids. The Tommy Douglas branch will also be offering a number of activities for children participating in the Summer Reading Club. Crafternoons, which are being held on Fridays from July 15 to Aug. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., will feature free weekly craft sessions with the theme of Savour Each Word. "They are food related crafts like seed mosaics," Knights said. "This is the first time we have done something like this
"I liked having my name up on the wall in the library. Part of the fun of coming back after I joined the Summer Reading Club was coming back to the library and seeing if I could find my name on the wall." Allison Knights, librarian where it is craft based." The Crafternoons at Tommy Douglas are open to kids aged six and up who are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is willing to participate. No registration is required but people are advised to come
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Students at Twelfth Avenue Elementary took part in the Kids Change Star Bank Program and raised $2,385 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The program is aimed at elementary kids and is designed to teach them the importance of helping others in their community. The Make-a-Wish Foundation grants wishes to kids who are facing life-threatening medical conditions. For more, visit www.makeawishbc.ca.
African awards The African-Canadian Soccer and Cultural Association is recognizing a group collecting computers for Sierra Leone. At a recent ceremony in Burnaby, the
association awarded Abu Kamar, chairman of the Vancouver-based Sierra Leonean Progressive Youth Association, for the group’s work gathering computers for schools in Sierra Leone. Kamar’s association also plans on setting up digital libraries in the country. The African Canadian Soccer and Cultural Association is one of the largest African organizations in Canada. The group brings together African nationals from 20 different countries and organizes an annual soccer tournament and cultural events throughout the year. For more, go to www.acsca.net. If you have a community event for the Here and Now or you know of someone who is helping the community, send details to jmoreau@ burnabynow.com.
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anadian music fans, do you have your tickets to the Odds concert yet? Don’t forget, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is wrapping up its season with its Live at the ‘Bolt hurrah on Friday, June 24. The Odds are longtime Canadian favourites, with 20 years of music, four albums and hits like It Falls Apart, Eat My Brain, Make You Mad and Someone Who’s Cool – not to mention their gig as the house band at Rogers Arena during Canucks playoff games. They were profiled in the NOW earlier this month – if you missed the June 3 edition, you can still read the story online at www.burnabynow.com (just search for Odds). The Live at the ‘Bolt celebration is set to run from 6 to 9 p.m. in the atrium at the Shadbolt. Tickets are $15. You can find more information and buy tickets online at www. shadboltcentre.com. Also see the Odds’ website, www.oddsmusic.com, for more on the band.
Here’s some good news for local theatregoers. Just received word via the Michael J. Fox Theatre newsletter that the theatre has recently installed an acoustic canopy over its stage. The 30 adjustable curved panels – a.k.a. the “acoustic cloud” – float over orchestras and choirs
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to allow sound that would usually be lost in five-storey-high space to be directed back to the performers and into the audience seating area. The “cloud,” which is made of polycarbonate, stores away from the stage when it’s not in use, and it can be put in place within 20 minutes. And reports are that it’s making a big difference. “I am happy to say that the new acoustical panels hanging above the stage have made a dramatic improvement in the acoustics of the Michael J. Fox Theatre,” says Roger Cole, conductor of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra, in the newsletter. “The woodwinds and brass at the rear of the stage now project into the hall. The onstage acoustics are also
much better because it is easier for the musicians to hear each other. The entire sound of the hall feels more vibrant. They also look very impressive.” Good news! Michael J. Fox Theatre, for those who don’t know, is at 7373 MacPherson Ave., at Burnaby South Secondary. For more about the theatre, see www. michaeljfoxtheatre.ca.
You can catch some of Burnaby’s finest young musical talent onstage on June 26. The Clef Society is holding its honour recital and strawberry tea, featuring top talent from its 2011 festival, in a special program at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. It’s set to run from 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 103, and
Young dancers from Burnaby who aspire to professional careers should take note of this one. The Goh Ballet Youth Company is holding an open audition on Tuesday, June 21 for advanced-level dancers aged 16 to 24. It’s looking for dancers to become company members, as well as participants – who take part alongside members to further their skills and knowledge. Female dancers should be prepared for pointe work, and male dancers should note there will be pas de deux. Auditions will start at 5 p.m. at the Goh Ballet Academy, 2345 Main St. in Vancouver, in Studio 1. Register by emailing info@ gohballet.com or calling 604-872-4014, ext. 126. For those not familiar with it, the Goh Ballet Youth Company is a program administered by Goh Ballet Academy for young dancers who want to pursue a professional career. Check out their website at www.gohballet.com for more.
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Jessica Shatzko, he came first in the professional division at the recent worlds in Portland. Can’t get much better than that! Do you have an item for Lively City? Send arts and entertainment ideas to Julie, jmaclellan@burnabynow. com. See her In the Spotlight blog online at www.burn abynow.com – click on the Opinion tab and follow the link under Blogs.
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e’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We’ve moved publication to our Friday editions. Here’s what we have lined up for this weekend. Get biking: Check out the free bike fair at Second Street Community School, organized every year by local mom Tammy Ozero. This event includes bike trick shows, prizes, games and biking activities. The grand prize is always a bike. The fair is 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 17. There will also be a concession stand, courtesy of the school, with chips, pop and hotdogs. Second Street Community School is at 7502 Second St. For more info: 604-540-4424. Get let loose: Head over to the Scala Lounge at the Grand Villa Casino to check out the Joe Fernandes Band on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18. The Joe Fernandes Band, also known as “Dr. No,” has been entertaining crowds with rock and country tunes for more than 10 years. The Scala Lounge is at 4331 Dominion St. The shows run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more on the band, go to www. drnoband.com. Get Scandinavian: This annual celebration of all things Scandinavian is on this Saturday and Sunday. This year’s theme is Scandinavia Through the Ages, and there are tons of attractions: A vintage Volvo display (Volvos are
from Sweden), choirs, dancers, a cancer. There is also a tot run, live Viking village, a troll forest, carnival music, a free barbecue lunch, hungames, face painting, and a “Nordic dreds of prizes and special guests. Amazing Race.” Day passes are $8, Mike Killeen of CTV News will kids under 12 get in for free. Feast on emcee the event. For more informatraditional Scandinavian fare or relax tion or to register, call 604-574-4012 in the beer garden. Parking is free. or visit the website at www.fathers The festival is at the Scandinavian dayrun.ca. Community Centre, at 6540 Thomas Get following the dragon: The St. Hours are 10 a.m. to midnight on Burnaby North Road Business Saturday June 18, and 11 a.m. to 4 Improvement Association is presentp.m. on Sunday June 19. ing the Follow the Dragon festival on Get classical: This Saturday, June 18 from 1 event is in Vancouver, to 3 p.m.The event will but it’s presented by feature a dragon – much like the ones seen durthe Rotaract Club of ing Chinese New Year Burnaby, the youth wing celebrations – going of Rotary. The group is through his North Road putting on Chords for a Kingdom for some good Cause, a concert featuring family fun. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Participants can get on Saturday, June 18. It’s a treasure map at any at the Unitarian Church, event location – the Sears 949 West 49 Ave. in outlet centre, the Korean Vancouver. Tickets are (or more) mall, North Gate Mall, $20 adults, $15 students, or four for $55. All proThings to do North Square Mall and ceeds go towards shipthis weekend Cameron Recreation Complex – and then fill ping medical supplies and out the map with stamps from each equipment to South America. For location. Other exhibits during the information, email info@burnaby festival include children’s performrotaract.org, or visit info.burnaby ers, balloon animal clowns, a cinema rotaract.org/chordsforacause. Get walking: Sunday, June 19 zoo, aquarium tours, mini-golf, marks the 13th Annual Father’s bouncy castles, henna tattoos and Day Walk and Run for Prostate much more. For more info, contact Cancer at Burnaby Lake Park. Carolyn Orazietti at 604-415-4779 or Honour the men in your life by email carolyn@burnabynorthroad participating in a 10-kilometre run, bia.ca. a five km walk, or a two km stroll, Send your top 5 ideas to calendar@ while raising money for prostate burnabynow.com.
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Opera concert series ends on Sunday Opera lovers have one last chance to catch some of the best emerging talent around onstage at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Burnaby Lyric Opera is presenting the final concert in its Opera Highlights series. The concert is set for Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.m. at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. This season-ending concert features Nicole Blom, Sunny Shams, Jason Cook, Teresa Connors, Emily Bolhuis and Sara Davidson in highlights from Antonin Dvorak’s Rusalka. The concert series is part of Burnaby Jason Cook opera singer Lyric Opera’s mission to offer opportunities for emerging professional and semi-professional opera singers in B.C. to take centre stage. The six featured singers will be joined by the Burnaby Lyric Opera chorus, and the concert is directed by David Boothroyd. Tickets are $10, available by calling the box office at 604-205-3000 or at the door. They can also be purchased online through the Shadbolt Centre website, www.shadboltcentre.com. Nicole Blom Shadbolt Centre is at 6450 Deer opera singer Lake Ave. For more about Burnaby Lyric Opera, check out www. burnabylyricopera.org. www.twitter.com/juliemaclellan
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Perfect parenting? Not likely FAMILY TIES
ome people think of parenthood as this happy land of unicorns and rainbows, forever supplying some new moment of inspiration or delight (and sometimes it actually is). Some people think of it as drudgery and toil with little reward (and, let’s be honest, sometimes it is that too.) For me, I imagine the last few years – the years since my first child was born – to what early seafaring life must have been like for sailors: fraught with potential peril at every turn but gosh, who would want to miss that wind in your hair, the beautiful sunsets and the chance to discover some new, far-off land. In other words, really darn scary some of the time, but worth the ride. Like those sailors, parents have to contend with innumerable worries, some
Think woman, think!”) of which (like ancient Then comes birth – natkrakens or mermaids) are ural or epidural, hospital only in our heads. or home? Should I get a And when you add in doula? What do you mean a type-A personality like I need a c-section? mine, mix in a heavy dose And the list only gets of overactive imagination bigger when baby comes and then plunk it down home: should I breastfeed in the middle of what one for six months, academic has for a year, for called “total “At one point, I two years? risk motherwould have given Should I use hood” in formula, and which we try my left arm for if I do, sweet to control for a book titled heavens, which every possible kind should I danger, you’ve ‘Look here for buy? got a cockthe guaranteed Pacifiers? tail brew of answer on every Bottles? Are extreme indeciof these sion – what if single parenting any chew toys you make the dilemma.’” available in a wrong choices? pthalate-free, Your child’s CHRISTINA MYERS BPA-free, horentire future reporter rible-extra-eyehangs in the growing-toxinbalance! free version? And it begins the secWhich books are best ond that little plus sign for babies in the birth pops up on the pregnancy to three months range test. Should I eat tuna? What (because lord knows, it’s really enjoyable reading to about feta? When do I a colicky four-week old, need to start sleeping on but you’ve got to get a my side (followed shortly head start on early literacy, thereafter with a middle right?) of the night “oh my lord, I Which rattle has the just woke up on my back most development– what have I done to my ally appropriate rattling baby! And was there feta noise? Which car seat? in that salad I had today?
How long should I keep them rear-facing? Cosleeping? Cribs? Sleep sacks? Blankets? Bumpers – oh don’t even mention the crib bumper in your Thursday morning mommy group, unless you want a battle to break out that will rival the last presidential election. Return to work, or stay home? Montessori or French immersion? Art or sports? At one point, I would have given my left arm for a book titled “Look here for the guaranteed answer on every single parenting dilemma (or, how not to screw up your kid forever).” But I’ve learned, as most parents do, that once you spend the first few years of your first-born’s life lying awake at night wondering in what ways you have indeed screwed your kid up forever, you either take a deep breath, grab some reality and chill out on your own – or you get pregnant again, and the chill-out phase is forced upon you. Oh, dear sweet second child: yes, we feel bad
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Parents: Pondering ‘right’ choices continued from page 30
for our new casualness, but consider it a boon – you get a much more relaxed parent hovering over you, or, more likely, not hovering over you ‘cause, you know, there’s a toddler to keep busy and laundry to do. Forget about hour-long internal debates carried out while standing in the aisle of a toy store, on the merits of one toy or over another – you’ve realized that the kitchen broom, the TV remote, and the cat’s tail will provide way more entertainment than the expert-developed baby-genius-maker watchamacallit sitting in the corner and collecting dust. Stressing about germs? It’s a tired old cliché, but it’s oh-so-true: first babies get the “boiled for exactly five minutes and left to air dry” pacifiers – second babies get the one you just dug out from under the couch. Like those sailors, a few crossings makes experts of us all – those dangerous waves don’t seem so dangerous, it gets easier to walk on deck without stumbling, and eventually you realize that you’ll survive another day. Even so, there will always be decisions to make and some of them will still warrant genuine worry. I’ve recently passed through the gauntlet of one of parenting’s big debates: to return to work or stay home? For some, the answer is clear cut – they know instinctively that they’re cut out for one or the other. For others, personal preferences take a back seat to financial considerations: someone may prefer to work outside the home, but the money left over after daycare costs make it untenable; conversely, another person may prefer to stay home, but the second
income is needed to keep the bills paid. For better or worse, I found myself in something of an in-between position: I enjoy my work, and I enjoy being home. I feel fulfilled by, and enjoy, both roles. Financially, it’s all a bit of a wash – two incomes are nice, but we could survive on one if we were extremely careful (which is a good thing, when you consider what’s left on payday after daycare, gas for commuting and all those other “hidden” costs of working). Since you’re reading this, you can guess which route I took. Was it right? I could spend countless hours pondering the pros and cons, the benefits and negatives, the million “what-ifs” that go along with each choice (and trust me, I have) be it something big like returning to work, or something small, like the dozens of everyday choices that parents make. But I’ve learned a fundamental truth when it comes to parenting: chances are extremely good that whatever choice you’ve made is the right one for you and for your family. So stop worrying so much – your children will probably go through at least one phase of thinking you are the worst parent in the history of the world (most likely when they are about, oh, 13) even if you did everything “right.” Reporter Christina Myers has just returned from maternity leave and has two children. Keep an eye open for her upcoming parenting blog at www.burnabynow.com, as well as columns in our print edition. Have an idea, issue or event related to families, parenting, babies, kids and teens? Send it to cmyers@ burnabynow.com. Follow her on Facebook under Christina G. Myers and on Twitter at @ChristinaMyersA.
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f you like how it looks, you’ll love what it has to offer. The Nissan Juke is a blend of sporty car and SUV utility in a compact, highly fuel-efficient and affordable package. The Juke is already a hit with consumers, as more than 50,000 were sold around the world within four months of its launch last year. Yes, its styling tends to have a polarizing effect on potential buyers. Yet even if it’s not to your liking, you still have to credit Nissan for daring to be different. And the differences go beyond esthetics, as the Juke comes with one of the most advanced powertrains you can buy for less than $25,000. Beneath its bold design, Juke packs a hot little turbocharged, direct injection engine. Two other interesting new technologies offered in the Juke are a torque vectoring all-wheeldrive (AWD) system and a twin use I-Con display system, which comes with the higher SL trim level. Small but powerful, the one and only engine is a turbocharged 1.6-litre
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simultaneously handle both the climate control system and an array of driving modes. In “Climate” mode the display shows the interior temperature settings and surrounding switches allow air flow preferences. Press “D-Mode” and the display shows engine-and drive-related dials and information, and the buttons change colour and function to allow three driving modes, Normal, Sport and Eco. The very well-equipped base Juke is just $19,998. It comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, full power with keyless entry, air conditioning, four-wheel disc brakes, a stability control system, steering wheel audio controls, heated side mirrors, a Bluetooth hands-free phone connection, a security system, audio and iPod interface and a CD player. Our test Juke SL ($23,548) was a front-drive version and came with the standard six-speed manual transmission. It can also be ordered with the CVT automatic, a $2,300 option. The AWD system adds another $1,800 and it only comes with the CVT transmission. According to Nissan the Juke is not an SUV or
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Well mixed: The Nissan Juke is a blend of sporty car and SUV utility vehicle, wrapped up in a fuel-efficient and affordable package.
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of its styling cues from Nissan’s Qazana, an active lifestyle concept vehicle first shown at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. Based on Nissan’s global B-platform, which also underpins the Cube, the Juke has a wide stance and short body overhangs front and back. The round headlights, below “crocodile eye” light combinations, are apparently rally car inspired. It has a sporty coupe look, from a side view, with “hidden” rear door handles. The “boomerang” shaped tail lights are another distinguishing feature, yet the back end also has a family resemblance to the bigger Nissan Murano.
Despite Juke’s compact exterior dimensions, there’s comfortable seating space for four/five adults on the inside. The rear seatback has a 60/40-split fold-down
feature and it provides a reasonably flat extended cargo load floor. Juke’s distinctive motorcycle gas tankinspired centre console is another interesting design highlight. Painted in a highgloss finish, it comes in two colours (red or grey) to match the three interior upholstery colours offered.
Juke comes equipped with Nissan’s advanced dual-stage, dualthreshold front airbags. It also has roof-mounted curtain sideimpact airbags for both front and rear outboard occupants. The driver and front passenger have additional side-impact airbags and active head restraints. A tire pressure monitoring system and an electronic stability control system called Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) are standard. Standard security includes an immobilizer system.
The official fuel economy numbers for the Juke were calculated while driving in the “normal” performance mode. Switching to either the Eco or Sport modes, however, instantly changes the Juke’s driving personality. In “Eco” mode the engine is slower to respond to gas pedal inputs and you have to press your foot deeper to get a reaction. Leave a little earlier, drive more relaxed, take it easy and save some gas. Selecting “Sport”, makes the engine jump into action quicker when you touch the gas pedal and it stiffens the steering for a more positive feel. It’s not the slickest sixspeed manual transmission I’ve had the opportunity to drive, but it’s still a good one. The clutch action is light, the shift lever is nicely positioned within easy reach and I liked having the reverse gear on the left side of the selector gate.
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36 Bby wins Bellie Bowl 37 Mantas medal in meets 37 Making Team B.C. lax SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting a wish from dream well dug Helping others a good life lesson for team of winners Tom Berridge sports editor
A goalkeeper with Trinity Western University Spartans will likely never feel alone in the nets again following an unforgettable experience in Africa last month. Burnaby Central Secondary grad Andrew Fink recently returned from a two-week missions trip to the tiny West African republic of Benin in May with the varsity men’s soccer team. There, the Trinity Western players, helped run soccer clinics, build a church structure in a remote village and played three matches against local clubs, but most rewardingly, they helped cap four wells that will supply clean water to the rural populace through the Global Aid Network’s water for life initiative. Clean drinking water is estimated to add 15 to 20 years to the life expectancy of villagers. At present, the life expectancy of adults living in the rural areas of Benin is below 60 years of age. Water-borne diseases from contaminated ground water are considered largely responsible as well for a high infant mortality rate in the tiny West African country. “It really was something that has altered my perception and how things go around,” said Fink, who helped Central win a B.C. high school soccer championships in 2005 and two national club championship titles with the Burnaby Selects Royals. Fink carried with him a winning tradition, helping TWU to the Canadian Interuniversity Sports national championships in 2008 and ’09, winning a silver and bronze medal,
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The universal language: Trinity Western Univesity goalkeeper Andrew Fink of Burnaby found soccer to be the common bond between Benin locals during an eye-opening missions trip to West Africa last month.
respectively. But the material rewards from those athletic accomplishments paled in comparison, Fink said. “For someone like myself growing up with the Burnaby Royals and in high school in Burnaby,
there was always someone there to help us out. “But during my time at Trinity Western I was asked to reflect on what got me there. It seemed to me that the stars always lined up for me,” he said. “I never was conciously
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Reaching out: Andrew Fink meets some young villagers in rural Benin.
Clan wrestler wins U.S. world trial
Simon Fraser University wrestler Helen Maroulis was named to the U.S. national women’s team for a third consecutive year. Maroulis won her 55-kilogam weight class at the 2011 world team trials in Oklahoma City last week. Maroulis, who was second at last year’s trials, defeated Ashley Hudson by decision in both
aware of how many people had helped me get to where I was. Knowing that, almost made it an obligation for me to help others.” During their stay in Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, the players stayed in the coastal city of Cotonou, but each day were bused to the countryside, where they worked alongside GAiN leaders in remote villages. Benin, which covers an area of approximately 110,000 square kilometres has just 121 km of coastline and borders Togo on the west and Nigeria to the east Fink described the villages as primitive clay structures with thatched roofs and no mechanical advantages of any kind. Village women would walk up to 15 kilometres a day to and from neighbouring wells with heavy
rounds 1 and 2. Maroulis outpointed Hudson 10 and 2-0 in Round 1. She claimed a 6-2 decision and 3-0 win in the second round. With the win, Maroulis will compete at the senior world championships this fall. Last year, Maroulis placed second at the U.S. world trials after a third-place finish in 2009.
vessels on their heads that contained ground water for drinking, bathing and cooking “that you wouldn’t wash your car with,” Fink said. “But the single most thing I have taken away from that trip is you see the water they drink and how they live, and they are just as happy, if not more happy than we are.” It made him and his teammates rexamine their own priorities. “When you step outside your comfort zone with the guys there are things you wouldn’t see otherwise,” Fink added. “Everyone was being pushed.” At times, some could not hold back their tears and unabashedly broke down in front of their mates. All the players toiled long hours, up to 12 hours Africa Page 37
This season, Maroulis won four straight matches to win her weight class at the Women’s College Wrestling Association championships. Maroulis, and fellow American as well as Clan teammate Victoria Anthony are looking to compete for the United States at the Summer Olympics in London, England in 2012.
St. Thomas More Collegiate student Kevin Vigna won a second stop on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour. Vigna, 15, who had already won a paid trip to the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship next month, put himself in line for a spot on Team Canada’s junior team following a tour win at Peace Portal in White Rock June 12. Vigna won the boys’ 14to-16 division with a sizzling two-round 147 to tie for low overall score in the competition. Vigna carded single round scores of 74 and 73 to finish at three-overpar and five shots clear of runner-up Alex Chen of Richmond. “Winning on the (tour) for a second time this year feels amazing,” said Vigna in a MJT press release. “I just enjoyed myself every minute I was out on the course.” Vigna, who led Chen by just single stroke after the first round, scored an eagle three on the opening hole of the second round. Earlier this year, Vigna helped STM win an unprecedented fourth consecutive B.C. School AA golf championship, finishing fourth overall with a one-overpar 145 on the Springs at Radium Resort course.
Athletes of year
St. Thomas More Collegiate recently named its annual athlete of the year awards. Mikey Carney, a Grade 11 athlete who participated in football, basketball and track and field for the Knights, won the senior male athlete award. Another multi-sport athlete, Sarah Hughes, was named the school’s senior female athlete. Hughes played on STM’s volleyball, basketball and soccer teams. Winners of the junior athletes of the year at STM were Alexis Llewellyn and Giovanni Trasolini.
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Double trouble: Shea Janke, left, and Milos Sukunda, right, work for a loose ball during the Burnaby novice A1 Lakers only loss at the John Witt memorial Bellie Bowl lacrosse tournament at Queen’s Park Arena last Saturday. Burnaby’s Jayson Beauregard can be seen following the play. Burnaby came back to win its second consecutive tournament.
Novice lax Lakers strike the mother lode again Tom Berridge
It’s two tournaments down and two more to go for the gold-medal-winning A1 novice Burnaby Lakers. Burnaby won its second straight tournament title last weekend, claiming gold at the John Witt memorial Bellie Bowl in New Westminster following a 10-5 victory over North Delta. The novice Lakers also won the top prize at the Adanac Cup tourney back in May. “We did the same thing at the Adanac Cup,” said all-time Laker great Russ Heard, who now coaches the novice squad. “We lost to a strong Coquitlam team in the round robin and then came back and beat them in the final.” This time around,
Burnaby was hoping to understand what we’re tryavenge its only loss at the ing to teach them,” Heard Bellie Bowl, a 4-2 defeat to added. Burnaby has plans to host New Westminster, but North Delta knocked out enter two more tournaments this seathe home team Next up in a tiebreaker “They’re starting son. is the Golden after group Spike hosted play. to understand Port Moody In the final what we’re trying by over the game, Burnaby to teach them.” Canada Day was led by a long weekend. four-goal scorRUSS HEARD The season ing spree from Burnaby novice A1 coach winds up with Alek Sukunda the Jack Crosby in what Heard described as his best outing Memorial All-Star tournament in Burnaby. of the season. Winning that one will Trevor O’Reilly, Shea Janke and Jason Beauregard be a challenge, Heard also shared in much of said, pointing to the fact the scoring for the young that Burnaby has only the one A team to draw from, Lakers. Goalie Matteo Tack had while other associations a solid tournament, back- field all-star teams in the stopping Burnaby to a 3-1 advanced and intermediate record at the two-day com- divisions. Still Heard said, it’s fun petition. “They’re at the age now for them. “They love winwhere they’re starting to ning.”
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Mantas medal in opening meets
Deryck-James Tsang had a strong first swim of the season for the Burnaby Mountain Mantas. The Division 1 swimmer won three races, including the 50-metre butterfly, freestyle and 100m individual medley at the Coquitlam Sharks meet on June 4 and 5. Tsang also finished runner-up in the 50m backstroke and 100m free. Elva Yu also won a Div. 1 race, finishing first in the girls’ 50m back. Yu was a runner-up in the 50m breaststroke and 100m free. Bryan Yu placed first place in the Div. 3 50m back, while finishing second in the 100m free and third in the 50m breast. Kenneth Ng was a winnner in the Div. 4 100m breast, as was Lane Allen in the 50m free. Allen also came second in the 100m free and back, and third in the 50m fly. In Div. 6, Jun Jay Liu finished second in the 50m fly and 100m back, and third in the 100m free. Jun Shong Liu placed third in the 50m fly. Burnaby Mountain will host its own development summer swim meet with the annual Best Ever at the Simon Fraser University pool on July 12.
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Throwin’ smoke: Vancouver Cannons pitcher Taren Kingsbury went seven
innings, striking out four and allowing just five hits in a 6-3 win over the North Shore Twins in a B.C. Premier Baseball League match at Queen’s Park Stadium on Sunday. Burnaby’s Brandon Favaro scored one run and Mathew Yee had one hit for the Cannons, who climbed out of the league basement with the win.
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Marcus Vela and Sekanwnee Baker will represent Burnaby at the Commissioner’s national minor lacrosse championships in Whitby, Ont. this summer. Vela was named to Team B.C.’s bantam boys’ box team following tryouts for the annual national competition. Baker was selected to the provincial peewee team for the event which runs from July 31 to Aug. 6. Nicholas Hannay, Erik Maas and William Malcolm of New Westminster were also named to the select peewee team. Nolan Duncan, Max Gerhardt, Nathan Macedo, Laiton Manuel and Ryan Wilkinson will represent the Royal City on the elite bantam team.
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It is with great sadness we announce that Dianne lost her courageous battle with cancer on June 8th, 2011. Our beloved wife, mother, mother in law, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend was taken from us far too soon. Dianne is survived by her loving husband Roy and their four children Carol (Martin), Karen (Ken), Rick (Debbie), Laurie; six grandchildren, Taryn, Tegan, Carly, Cory, Chris, Jenny; their three great grandchildren Taylor, Spencer, Stephen; her brother Robert Scott and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her father Desmond Scott, mother Dorothy Scott (Rae) and brother Dennis Scott. Born on December 6, 1935 in Vancouver, British Columbia, her family later moved to Crescent Beach where she spent much of her childhood, of which she had many special memories. Dianne had several careers through the years with the last being one of her greatest passions in life, hand-crafting porcelain dolls for her retail business that was in New Westminster the Twelfth Street Doll Company. Her talent for her craft won her several awards and she continued her love for making and collecting dolls even after retirement. Dianne was a passionate, kind, family-oriented person who lived life to the fullest. She will be dearly missed and forever remembered by all who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dianne’s memory to the BC Cancer Society. The family will be holding a private celebration of life. www.remembering.ca
MILLER, Todd Jeffrey Born July 12, 1969 Passed away June 8, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Todd after a short, courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Reiko and 9 year old son Tyler, parents Dianne and Lou, brother Troy, nephews Alex and Justin, uncles Dr. Milton Miller, Don and Ken Carter and many other family and cherished friends. Todd was raised and grew up in Ladner, BC, graduated from B.C.I.T. as an Aircraft Engineer. He inspired us with his nevergive-up attitude, incredible bravery and love for his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Ladner, BC.
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Aries March 21 - April 19: The weeks ahead emphasize home, children, real estate, security, retirement, gardening, soul, nutrition and Mother Nature. It’s a splendid time for a camping vacation. (Better not to leave before June 28. You face many “home concerns” until then.) You will be ending some associations and projects now, perhaps to give new ones room to grow. Although this is usually a sluggish, restful period, you’re kept busy with a lot of communications, paperwork, errands – or wanderlust – now through July. Since your curiosity is up, investigate new income sources/ideas – they’re lucky! Taurus April 20-May 20: Be ambitious Sunday/ Monday – despite a subtle disagreement or heavyhanded legal or educational “pronouncement,” you’re on the path to success (for at least two years, ﬁnancially, so be optimistic, make plans and go forth these months ahead!). Now to Aug. 2, you might spend too much, or be pushed to spend by government fees. Saving is your friend! Tuesday begins a month of paperwork, short trips, errands, casual acquaintances – you’ll be busy! Love is gentle, easy Monday to Wednesday, but you might doubt it: relax. Retreat, rest Thursday/Friday. Your energy surges Saturday p.m. Gemini May 21-June 20: This week isn’t easy for anyone. You could meet barriers or the need to compromise in ﬁnances or sex, especially Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday/Friday. On the plus side, your courage and determination grow now to early August, and so does your optimism. Group affairs grow; you’ll feel befriended. If someone criticized you to a group (secretly) these past few weeks, they prove ineffectual now. The month ahead emphasizes earnings, spending, possessions, sensuality and memory. Sunday’s gentle, mid-week’s ambitious (Wednesday best) and late week brings optimism and popularity!
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Cancer June 21-July 22: A month of quietude and weariness ends Tuesday, as four weeks of high energy, charisma and effectiveness begin. Start important projects. Ask favours, call in markers. Until June 28 (next week) you might face opposition, or be attracted to a deeply alluring person. As usual, love is better than war. In the present week, especially Sunday to Tuesday, watch what you say to others: avoid secrets, gossip, etc. You are just beginning a splendid year-long popularity surge, especially at work. After Tuesday’s confusion/worry, grand inspiration ﬂows Wednesday – follow hunches! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Tuesday begins a month of retreat, quietude and rest. Your career luck will stay high, even rise. You can work in the background to advance your position: you’ll be especially good with government, institutional or head-ofﬁce contacts. (Though these present some difﬁculties this Sunday and Tuesday.) Your hopes and optimism will rise also, and despite your need for solitude, you could receive an unusual amount of calls and invitations. So grab your rest when you can. This week isn’t easy, so remain realistic and diplomatic, particularly in legal, travel, sex and ﬁnancial zones. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Tackle your work Sunday/ Monday. Tuesday begins a month of celebration, ﬂirtation, entertainment, optimism and popularity! You might meet someone very compatible in a group, someone who lifts you to humorous, good-natured heights. The year going tforward favours love – and far travel, learning, culture. Various problems and barriers confront you Sunday to Tuesday – don’t invest nor make any important commitment. This advice applies Thursday also. Inspiration returns Wednesday – and relationships turn from delusion to sweet knowing. Friday’s sexy, Saturday night’s loving, wise.
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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: You feel romantic Sunday/ Monday, but events don’t help. Be cautious. Monday begins six weeks of partnership opportunities, possibly of legal hassles. Seek convergence, not dispute. If a partner begins talking about an international move, be wary. Recently, after a ﬁve-month respite, the sober side of your life returned to prominence – you can once again re-make your domestic, security, property and child-oriented situation – much more fortunately! (To next June.) Tuesday starts a month of ambition, and dealings with authorities. Reject relationships Thursday, embrace them Friday. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Mysteries fade; enlightenment comes Tuesday onward (for a month). Expect widened understanding, gentle love, international contacts, religious, educational and cultural involvements. Your life, for the next three years, will be ﬁlled with opportunities (especially ﬁnancial ones) and, if you’re single, with cheerful, attractive love prospects. Every odd-numbered month, and the 10 days before it, will promote these (relationships and opportunities). E.g., July (seventh month) qualiﬁes, with late June. Minor communication snafus this week. Romance calls Wednesday and Saturday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The (semi?) exciting events of the past few weeks yield now to a deeper, slower thrill, as intimacy, commitment, ﬁnancial investment or clearing debts, grow more important for the month ahead. (It starts Tuesday morning – but make no commitments before June 28.) Secrets, research, intuition, dreams and hunches accompany this commitment trend. You might fall for someone new, or raise an ongoing romance to a more mature level, now through early August. If you’re the feisty type this phase can bring arguments and ﬁghts. Your choice! Domestic intuition strong Wednesday.
Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Finish a project or chore Sunday/Monday. By late Monday onward (to August) a new task enters; and by Tuesday, a month of new horizons, fresh air and relationship excitement begins. This happens every early summer, but it’s more signiﬁcant this year, as your romantic luck is beginning to climb strongly! If you’re married, the month ahead brings joys through children, vacation, sports and “winning.” (Singles get this, too.) Watch what you say – and legal parameters – midweek. Rest, rejuvenate, strengthen foundations Thursday/ Friday. Romance Saturday p.m. – join a group. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: It hasn’t been a strong summer for you, Aquarius, but the months ahead (12 of them) bring a strong, beneﬁcial rebuilding period, which might be marked by the purchase of a new home, better rental, the entry of a new baby, lifefreeing therapy, or other good foundational moves. One of the ﬁrst requirements of this new foundation will be work, which confronts you Tuesday onward for a few weeks. Dive into this eagerly (but cautiously before June 28, as the path’s a bit rocky). You could be fooled about money Tuesday, and make a bad bet. But money inspiration’s great Wednesday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Rest deeply Sunday/ Monday – Monday p.m. onward, your energy and charisma rise, and Tuesday morning begins a month of romance, creativity, pleasure and adventure! But Monday also starts six weeks of friction on the home front. Be gentle with parents and kids. Romantic urges outside the home might cause dissention within it. These same six weeks, you might have an opportunity to buy or sell real estate – OK, but strictly avoid moving into a new residence before Aug. 3. (It would “set up” long-term friction.) You might change sources of income. Joy Wednesday: thank God. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 416-686-5014
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Douglas Peter Cheremkora, formerly of 7776 17th Avenue, Burnaby BC, are required to send particulars of those claims to the Administratrix, Wendy Marie Mervin c/o 202 - 5501, Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G3, Attn: Stephen Miller, on or before July 8, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed giving regard only to those claims which have been received. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Margaret Harasksak, also known as Margit Harascsak, formerly of 1850 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby BC, are required to send particulars of those claims to the Executors, Paul and Gabriel Toplak, c/o 202 5501, Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G3, Attn: Stephen Miller, on or before July 8, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed giving regard only to those claims which have been received.
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1 & 2 bdrm apt, 7050 Balmoral St, Jun 1. Nr trans, Highgate Mall & shops. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
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NEW WEST 1 BR apt, $700 & up, n/s, n/p, n/d, nr Douglas College & skytrain. 604-839-8156. AVAIL NOW or July, 1 BR, grnd floor @ 621 Colburne, New West. quiet building $675/mo, No pets & close to all amens. 604-454-4540 COQ 1 BR $715. Incls parking, close to amenities, clean, n/p. Available Jul 1. 604-931-0826
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CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
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1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
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Residential neighborhood. Close to parks and public transit. Hardwood ﬂoors.
Bach from $750 1 bdrm from $895
Beautifully landscaped grounds with views of Fraser river. Outdoor swimming pool and close to parks and shopping.
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Large 6 beds, 3½ bath home with 2 bsmt. suites. On large lot. Asking $795,000.
KING ALBERT COURT
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
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A42 • Friday, June 17, 2011 • Burnaby NOW
RENTALS HOME SERVICES 6602
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METROTOWN AREA, 1 BR, newer paint/carpet, FREE cbl tv, hydro, + laundry, yard, N/S, N/P, priv ent, quiet, 1 mature person, $760. July 1. 604-435-2293 BBY, N. 1 BR, f/bath, W/D, hrdwd floors, Cat ok. $800 for 1 person, incl utils. Immed. 778-898-5159 BBY, N. 1 BR upper lvl, own W/D, mtn/city view, lrg deck. N/P. $725 incls utils. July 1. 604-951-8632 BBY, N. Large 2 BR bsmt, f/p, sh’d laundry. Ns/np. $1,000/mo incl hydro. July 1st. 604-299-5800 BBY NORTH 5 BR g/l ste, living rm, $1500 + utils, or 2 BR ste, full bath, $750 + utils. 604-818-3768 BBY Royal Oak/Rumble, 1 BR g/lvl ste, n/p, n/s, no w/d, $750 incls utils. Immed. 604-375-4261 COQ SPAC 2 BR ste g/lvl, cls to schl/bus. $900 Inc hydro & internet. N/S, N/P. Avail July 1. 604-729-4709 or 778-355-3964
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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
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Sports & Imports
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Orangina Sparkling Orange Beverage
213-496g product of USA
473ml • product of USA + dep. + eco fee
Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee
Lamb Loin Chops
Flamous Falafel Chips
227g • product of USA
454g • product of Canada
Luc Bergeron Organic Maple Syrup
Barbara’s Cheese Puffs assorted varieties
Dempster’s English Muffins
save 1.00 off regular retail price
Tre Stelle Bocconcini Cheese
275g • product of Canada
package of 6 • product of Canada
200g • reg 5.99
Dr. Oetker Casa di Mama Frozen Pizzas
8/100g product of Canada
395-410g • product of Germany
Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn
Bakery Department 4" Mocha Layer Father’s Day Cake
Budweiser BBQ or Wing Sauce
Natural Choice Organic Frozen Fruit Bars The Ginger People Ginger Candy or Chews assorted varieties
6 pack 473ml
various sizes • product of USA
Organic Meadow Organic Ice Cream
Amy’s Kitchen Frozen Burgers
vanilla, strawberry or chocolate
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Rice Hamburger Buns
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Rice Bakery 3.99
regular retail price
Health Care Department
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Green Seedless Grapes
Yves Veggie Cuisine Weiners
Summer Fresh Dips
155-198g • product of USA
Danone Activia Yogurt
500ml • product of Quebec
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Canadian Beef Tenderloin Steaks
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