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Brentwood development causes concern Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

A proposal for a large development in Brentwood has a local business owner concerned for the future of his automotive shop. Randy Wong, owner and manager of Goodyear Ultimate Source Automotive at 2075 Willingdon Ave., is worried a mixeduse development planned for the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Lougheed

Highway will push out his business. Wong spoke about the issue at a public hearing on the rezoning for the development at Burnaby’s city hall on Sept. 20. “We’ve been there since 1988,” he said in a phone interview last Thursday, adding the business has nearly 10,000 customers. “It’s a matter of, if you’re getting pushed out, where do you go?” He is also concerned about the effect the situation might have on his employees. The automotive centre has nearly

20 employees at this time, he said, and also provides training opportunities for students in local high school and post-secondary automotive repair programs. He is worried businesses like his will be pushed out of the city, as happened in Vancouver, said Wong, who has owned the business since 1993. Wong has been looking for another space in the area for some time now. “It’s difficult to find something in comparison with what we have,” he said,

adding finding a property that offers longterm leases in the area is a challenge, as well. As he has spent many years building the business there, Wong said he would like to stay in Brentwood. The developer, Chris Dikeakos Architects, did not respond to requests for an interview. Wong was on his way to speak with the city’s director of planning and building, Development Page 4

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Why was chemical spill investigation dropped? Local streamkeeper still wants answers about spill that killed fish in Burnaby creek in 2007 Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

A local volunteer streamkeeper is questioning why Environment Canada dropped an investigation into a 2007 chemical spill that killed fish in John Matthews Creek and turned the water yellow. “Our conclusion was that there was no conclusion. There was no reason Environment Canada didn’t follow up,” said Paul Cipywnyk, of the Byrne Creek Streamkeepers. On Oct. 11, 2007, a cleaning man flushed hazardous waste from a defunct electroplating shop down a “Our concludrain, which sion was that leads to the John Matthews Creek, there was no tributary to conclusion. There aByrne Creek. was no reason Cipywnyk was on the scene Environment that day. Canada didn’t “There was kind of this follow up.” goopy yellow stuff coming PAUL CIPYWNYK Volunteer down, and it ran yellow for a long time, like hours,” he said. According to documents from a freedom of information request made by the City of Burnaby, Environment Canada investigators knew where the hazardous waste came from, but the agency did not pursue the case. According to the file, spills from electroplating shops can be quite serious and pollutants can include strong acids and heavy metals, like cadmium, copper, zinc and chromium. The fish killed in the spill likely suffocated after their gills were burned. Under section 36 (3) of the Fisheries Act, it’s illegal to deposit deleterious substances into areas with fish or waterways leading to their habitat. Penalties can include a fine of up to $100,000 and/or

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Watchful eyes: Paul Cipywnyk and Abby Schwarz at Byrne Creek in a file photo. Cipywnyk is questioning why Environment Canada dropped an investigation into a chemical spill that killed fish at John Matthews Creek in 2007.

one year in jail, maximum. The documents released don’t indicate why Environment Canada dropped the 2007 case. Environment Canada spokesperson Henry Lau said the enforcement branch looked into the matter and decided charges would not be applied. “As this did not results in a prosecution, we are not at liberty to comment further on the matter out of respect for the privacy of those involved,” he said. The NOW contacted Randy Polozo, owner of the building where the chemicals came from. Polozo was leasing the space to people running an electroplating shop who left

the hazardous chemicals behind. Polozo hired a man to transfer liquids from vats into drums, but he spilled a lot on the floor and washed it down the drain. Polozo was stuck with a clean-up bill of about $80,000. When asked if Environment Canada ever explained to him that the spill was a violation of federal law, Polozo said no. “We didn’t do it on purpose. It was an accident,” he said. There has been a number of spills in Byrne Creek over the years; the 2007 spill only killed about two dozen fish, but another one in March 2010 wiped out the entire creek. In that case, Environment Canada did

not take any action, as they could not locate the source. Cipywnyk said he’s had informal talks with people who work for Environment Canada who usually informally point the finger to lack of budget, or lack of resources or the difficulty in getting prosecutors to accept the cases. “It just gets very frustrating when volunteers put in thousands of hours for free, and then once a year, or once every couple of years, they turn to an agency whose mandate is to protect the environment and have things go nowhere,” he said. An occasional prosecution or fine may force people to pay a little attention, he added.

Surplus at district will cover coming shortfall Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

The Burnaby school district finished the fiscal year in good financial shape. Secretary-treasurer Greg

Frank presented the audited financial statements for the 2011/12 fiscal year at the school board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. “We finished the year with some accumulated surpluses.

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“I can’t comment on the other districts. I can say our board has made the decisions required to make sure we stay within our operating budgets,” Frank said. www.twitter.com/ jennifermoreau

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Basil Luksun, when he spoke with the NOW. Luksun spoke about the development in a phone interview last week. The development would consist of four apartment buildings ranging in height from 39 storeys to 48 storeys, a 13-storey office tower, and retail and commercial space at the ground level, according to a report by Luksun. The site is currently home to an auto dealership with vehicle storage space, a restaurant, an auto repair shop and other generalized light industrial/manufacturing facilities. Businesses leasing property where the development is slated to go in would be governed by their individual lease agreements, Luksun said, something the city isn’t involved in. Now that council has heard the comments from the public hearing, he said, the rezoning for the development will be considered by council and could go to second reading. Mayor Derek Corrigan spoke to the issue this Monday in a phone interview. “We’re looking at other areas we can designate for that kind of growth,” he said of businesses such as Wong’s. Corrigan used the example of Morrey Nissan, which he said wasn’t pushed out of the city but instead was moved closer to the highway. The point is to move businesses that service cars and car owners out of residential neighbourhoods to areas where cars are, such

as along the highway, he explained. “Goodyear and other (similar businesses) can expect that people are going to drive where they are and not take transit,” Corrigan said. The proposed Brentwood development includes plans to include two-zone bus passes for two years with 15 per cent of the residential units. The developer also plans to put in twice the required bicycle parking spaces and participate in a car-sharing program. The development would span 6.65 acres from Lougheed Highway to a lane north of Dawson Street, and from Willingdon to Rosser avenues. If the rezoning goes through, the development would fall under the city’s new ‘s’ zoning designation. The new zoning, introduced last winter, allows for greater density in some multi-family residential districts districts in exchange for building space or money that goes to the city for community and non-profit space. Developers can then build taller towers in the four city centres, helping Burnaby deal with the population increase expected throughout the region, as mentioned in Metro Vancouver’s regional growth strategy, according to the city. Metro Vancouver has predicted that the 2006 population of 2.2 million people in the region will increase to 3.4 million people by 2041.

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Volunteering has softened the blow of cuts

less, raising funds for medical research, Imagine the impact of a 12 millionlending a hand at a hospice during strong army of people willing to do someone’s final hours of life, taking whatever it took to accomplish their part in school field trips and mission? activities, delivering supplies That’s the power of volto children in need … well, unteers in Canada. Recent Burnaby NOW the list could go on and on. estimates suggest there are It’s almost impossible to really imagas many as 12.5 million volunteers in ine this country without the work of this country, in innumerable organizavolunteers – especially in a day and age tions and positions, providing a grand where the oft-used “belt-tightenting” total of an estimated 2.1 billion hours excuse seems to slip off the tongue of of work. More than two billion hours politicians every time a funding cut is worth of neighbourhood cleanups, made. handing out hot lunches to the home-

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low officers of the NWMP who he strength of the RCMP as a superior police force is garnered respect and admiration from people who had been in its anonymity. chased out of their own lands They all wear the same uniby gun-toting blue-coats and form. They all have the same buffalo-hunters – people who training. suddenly found themselves (or And when one of them does often felt like they were) something good, being treated fairly and everybody around reasonably. the world points Bob Groeneveld Well, that’s how the to those red serge legend goes, anyway. outfits and says, “Aren’t they Or did. amazing!” Until Robert Dziekanski and Unfortunately, when one of the Vancouver International them does something stupid, Airport Taser incident. everybody says, “Geez, they’re Suddenly, the whole RCMP all a bunch of crooked jerks!” force consisted of a bunch of And then, out comes the jerks again. Musical Ride, and everybody That’s the anonymity thing: is back onside, with a glow as warm as the colour of the tunics, A couple of cops do something stupid, and every last one of the as solid as those spiffy Stetsons. country’s thousands of officers is For decades – indeed, for more than a century – the RCMP an idiot. Time to bring out the Musical basked in the reputation of the Ride again. likes of Sam Steele, one of sevExcept, somehow the perceperal legendary RCMP (actually, tion of stupidity leaked upstairs, Steele was technically a Northat least partly thanks to some West Mounted Policeman) offiother goings-on – to do with cers whose bravery and no-nonpensions and high-level resignasense approach to police work tions and stuff. spawned Hollywood movies, Like many “civilians,” over lovable Disney characters and the years I’ve come to know a an international reputation for number of RCMP officers perhonesty, integrity and “always sonally, as well as professiongetting their man.” While Americans south of the ally. You know what? Most of 49th parallel were “taming the them (in my experience) are West” by shooting and scalping human beings. their “red-skinned” enemies, I can think of a few who Canada (for the most part, at least) settled disputes by sending RCMP Page 7 in guys like Steele and his fel-

In two of our stories today, local people and organizations are stepping in and making a big difference in their community in situations that one can rightly wonder where the governments of all levels are: homelessness and the environment. We give kudos to every single person who dedicates some of their free time and their energy, or donates a much-needed chunk of change, to organizations and causes around the country. We don’t want to imagine our world without them doing what they do. But the truth is that, all

too often, relying on volunteers has become the stop-gap that has softened the blow of cuts in education, the arts, social services and more – one needs look no further than any school fundraiser to see that in action. But the cracks will show eventually. Volunteers will and should always play a key role in our society – but there are far too many instances where volunteering is filling the gap where our policy makers, governmental agencies, politicians – and our tax dollars – should be leading the charge.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Job action ‘lessons’ not OK Dear Editor:

As a parent of two students in secondary school, I have been appalled by the “information” being shared with my children regarding the teachers’ current job action. On three separate occasions, and from three separate teachers, my kids have been “taught” what the job action is all about. This information has ranged anywhere from an overview of the planned actions by the teachers and the three stages, as well as when they will be implemented, to the idea that the teachers are “simply trying to make the principals’ lives hell” – yes, that is a direct quote – so that they will, in

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turn, advocate to their own superiors that the teachers’ demands should be met, to filling the students’ heads with much propaganda regarding why the teachers should have everything that they are currently asking for. These are being billed as such things as “current events discussions.” One thing that really bothers me is this: As it currently sits, the teachers are only teaching, and since it’s the only thing they are doing anyway, why aren’t they sticking to the facts in their curriculum? Since few other workers in any field, union or non-union, are entitled to many of the benefits/ perks that BCTF is requesting, I have a hard time feeling sympathy. I value the job that teachers do, and have worked

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with children at a preschool level (one adult to 16 children ages three to five, so I do understand such things as class size limitations, etc., and would support that if a feasible solution could be found). But to me, this feels much more like teachers attempting to gain sympathy of students, to gain support of parents, and I find this inexcusable. This kind of manoeuvre simply makes it even harder for me to support anything related to this job action. And it has been even tougher now to refrain from saying anything negative or disrespectful about these teachers to my children. (Our family policy is that no matter how we may personally feel about this matter, the teachers do deserve their students’ respect, and therefore we had not been discussing our feelings on the matter, and rarely even the “news” regarding the strike. Unfortunately, we had to do a little more talking about it, including the feeling that this really was an attempt at spreading propaganda.) Please, teachers, leave the negotiations where they belong, and stop bringing the bargaining into your classes. While you are in class, administering your very essential service to our children, please stick to the material, and leave your own opinions on the strike at the door. As it is, my respect is waning … please do not give me cause to reduce it further. Tammy Chabot, Burnaby

Plan before you build

Dear Editor:

I attended the public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 20 regarding the redevelopment of the current Station Square site. I was so pleased to see such a large turnout in council (a full house and then some) to discuss a precedent-setting development in our city.

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I was also pleased to see so many people speak their praise for planned development in the town centre of Metrotown. I cannot agree more that planned densification near our public transit spaces are a positive move forward. Where I do take issue is the fact that the “planned development” seems to end at the borders of the Station Square development. The report to the city manager cites the development as “human scale” and “pedestrian oriented” – all things I strongly support. What we need to ensure however is that proper planning is made to ensure the same pedestrian oriented environment exists outside the 11 acres of this development. We need to plan how we will accommodate the 1,500-plus new residents in the area, and these plans need to be in place before we approve these types of development. People will not use their bikes if they do not feel safe on the roads – we need a plan now to develop important bike infrastructure in this area. Our city lags behind other RCMP municipalities in officers available per citizen – we need to plan now to increase the number of RCMP officers in our city. This development will mean greater transit ridership – we need to talk now about the expansion of the Metrotown SkyTrain station, already one of the most heavily used stations in the system. Time after time I have seen municipalities put the cart before the horse when it comes to development and planning. Let’s use the Station Square redevelopment as a rallying cry. Let’s ask our city to stop approving large-scale redevelopments without first addressing the infrastructure needed to support them. Let’s make sure we plan for a sustainable future in our city – a human scale community that extends beyond the boundaries of these redevelopment efforts. Matthew Stuart, Burnaby Municipal

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make me (a totally nonmilitary type) proud of the uniform they wear into places like Haiti and Afghanistan to train police forces from the ground up. These are the kinds of men and women who helped build Canada’s positive identity in the global eye. And I’ve run into a few who should be (and a couple now are) in jail. Mostly, however, the RCMP officers I’ve known have been reasonably decent people who have

chosen an important and dangerous career path. They make relatively minor mistakes sometimes, but mostly get through the day doing their jobs as well and as competently as most of the rest of us do ours. Indeed, most never reach the public eye as individuals, but as anonymous units in the RCMP’s ubiquitous presence. And along comes an RCMP cruiser, weaving down the road … and it

turns out the officer driving the car is fiddling with her laptop. And this is after all the rest of us drivers have been denied the privilege of endangering each others’ lives by texting and talking on cellphones or using any electronic devices – like laptops. And suddenly, every last officer on the force is a jerk again. Bob Groeneveld is the editor of the Langley Advance, a sister paper to the Burnaby NOW.

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Student protest: Students at SFU occupied the student society boardroom this week to protest an ongoing lockout.

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A group of students occupied the Simon Fraser Student Society board room at SFU’s Burnaby campus on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The stunt was the latest in an ongoing labour dispute between the student society and its unionized support staff, who have been locked out since July. “It really shows students are tired of this lockout, tired of not having our services,” said SFU student Chelsea Mackay. The sit-in started with eight participants, but

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soloist, recital performer and chamber musician has taken him onto some of the world’s most notable stages – the Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Sejong Hall – and he’s been heard on radio and TV around the globe. Now based back at home and raising his own ON MY BEAT family, he’s been a member of the Julie MacLellan Vancouver Symphony Orchestra hen Joseph Elworthy since 2002. first walked through the But Elworthy’s focus, as execudoors of the Vancouver tive director of the academy, isn’t Academy of Music as a fourmainly on creating a new generayear-old, he couldn’t possibly tion of professional performers. have imagined he’d be returning He never wants to lose sight to run the place more than three of the fact that the Vancouver decades later. Academy of Music is, first and “I can’t say it was all part of foremost, a community music my master plan,” he says with a school. laugh. “I’m absolutely excited at “It’s easy to go adrift,” he says, how it all turned out.” and start trying to build it up Elworthy has just been as some kind of “Juilliard of the appointed executive director of West.” the academy – the completion of Rather, he says, its focus is on a perfect full circle. reaching out into the community “I still have a clear recollection in as many ways as possible. of my first day walking into the ne of his missions is to get school as a four-year-old,” says the word out that, yes, the the now-37-year-old Elworthy. academy’s doors are wide open Even then, though he couldn’t and it’s encouraging new stuput a name to it, he recalls there dents. was something special about the Enrolment has gone up almost place. 20 per cent over the past six It was, he says, “the unique months, and the academy has positive atmosphere recently added an of a building that’s registration “It’s so important online consumed with the feature at its website. creative process.” There’s a large that the language “I think there’s scholarship and of music is some- bursary program for something quite spething children are students whose parcial about the atmosphere here,” he says. exposed to at an ents might not have Elworthy’s famthe means to pay for early age.” ily was living in lessons, and all stuBurnaby, but his dents have a chance JOSEPH ELWORTHY parents thought nothto take part in a wide Vancouver Academy of Music ing of the drive to range of “extra” proVancouver to enroll grams at no extra cost him in cello lessons. At the time, – orchestras, music theory classes, he notes, it was really the only master classes, chamber music music school of its kind for stuensembles and more. dents in the Vancouver region “There’s a strong philanthropand beyond – his friends came ic element to our curriculum,” from as far afield as the Fraser Elworthy says, noting that was Valley, Victoria, even Washington part of the vision of the founders state. when talks first began to create “It speaks to the quality and the academy. the aims of excellence of the acadWorking with other comemy,” he says. munity groups is also key for he music education he Elworthy. The academy has received at the academy stood partnerships with a number of him in good stead as a young organizations that use its space cellist when he won the Burnaby – the Turning Point Ensemble, Clef Society’s annual Concerto the Vancouver Bach Children’s Competition, which led to conChorus, the Music in the Morning certo performances with the CBC concert series – and Elworthy Orchestra and the Vancouver wants to ensure it reaches out to Opera Orchestra. other groups. “I had so many opportuni“One of our short-term goals ties to perform as a soloist with is to be a hub for the thriving orchestras as a result of that comamateur adult music scene in petition,” Elworthy says with a Vancouver,” he says, pointsmile. “It’s just a wonderful plating out the presence of myriad form for an emerging musician small chamber groups and large to learn their trade in a safe and orchestras such as the Vancouver comfortable setting.” Philharmonic and the West Coast For Elworthy, it would be the Symphony. beginning of an impressive perHe’s also working with forming career. Bard on the Beach to promote His professional career as a the development of Vanier

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A life in music: Burnaby native Joseph Elworthy, a St. Thomas More Collegiate grad, concert cellist and former Burnaby Clef Society Concerto Competition winner, has returned to his roots to take on the executive director position at the Vancouver Academy of Music. Park as what they envision as a “unique green cultural and education centre.” Next summer, the Vancouver Academy of Music will run a new educational summer program that will dovetail with Bard’s Young Shakespearean program – and Elworthy and Bard’s artistic director, Christopher Gaze, are meeting for what he calls “bluesky” discussions about what the future may hold. n the shorter term, Elworthy also has his sights set on outreach into seniors’ homes. Students in the academy’s new Chamber Music Institute are forming ensembles that will go into care homes and perform. “These groups will be our dip-

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lomats for the school,” Elworthy says. “It’s a really exciting project.” And, of course, Elworthy isn’t forgetting one of the school’s most important missions: to introduce music to the very young. The academy recently started up a Brain Boosters program that combines music, math and logic in a fun learning environment for young children. Elworthy’s own two daughters, aged five and six, are in the program and loving it. His older daughter is also studying piano and viola; his younger daughter is learning violin. “Early exposure is invaluable exposure,” he says. “It’s really a special time.” The academy has also just

launched an Orff on the Go program where an instructor qualified in the Orff method of early music education goes out into preschools in the region that don’t have music programs. Instruction, including instruments and equipment, is offered pro bono for the preschools. “It’s so important that the language of music is something that children are exposed to at an early age,” Elworthy says. “We’re really excited about the prospect of making a meaningful difference for these preschoolers.” nd, of course, the academy works to keep those same students engaged as they grow into their teen years. The school’s

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Academy: Full circle for new executive director Yale, it was something he took with him. lworthy knows that not all the academy’s students will follow in his footsteps and make music a career. Although there will always be a percentage who go on to study music at a post-secondary level, most go on to professional success in other fields. “It’s not uncommon to find your dentist who’s an academy alumnus and still plays,” he laughs. For many students, music is an important part of becoming the kind of well-rounded student that universities are looking for. “It’s no longer just about academic standards. They’re looking for a complete person,” he says, noting he’s seen the change in the way students react to the world around them and embrace the idea of community ser-

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Art doesn’t have to be a solitary pastime. The Burnaby Art Gallery is opening a new exhibition showcasing examples of collaborative art. One Vision/Multiple Hands is running in conjunction with Chance Operations2: Rhonda Neufeld and Rodney Konopaki, a new exhibition at the gallery. One Vision showcases several examples of collaborative artworks that the City of Burnaby has in its permanent art collection. “As a form of artistic production, collaboration has the ability to manifest itself in many different ways and expand its resonance into different fields of study, including science and the humanities,” a press release notes. “Some artists choose to work together and/or involve other nonartists to create art.” One local example is the Vancouverbased N.E. Thing Co., whose primary collaborators were the husband-and-wife team of Iain and Ingrid Baxter. Their interdisciplinary work was centred on questioning the production and consumption of art by society. Another artist is the Winnipeg-based Aganetha Dyck, who works in partnership with the honey bee. Also included is work by the Guerrilla Girls – an anonymous woman’s-based collective that started in New York City as a political movement questioning the lack of art created by women within major museum collections. “These examples represent a small sampling of the ways in which artists have worked together to create work that addresses the social, political and cultural issues of the day,” the press release says. “Often it is the process by which ideas

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Football, reunions, fall fairs and more in the city W

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Mark the season Local cultural site hosts autumn fair this weekend The leaves are turning colour and the rain has returned – fall is here, and with it comes a local event aimed at celebrating all things autumn, with a cultural twist. The Nikkei Centre Fall Harvest Festival has been running this week, capped off with a pair of events tonight and tomorrow for the public. Tonight (Friday, Sept. 30) from 7 to 9 p.m., the centre is holding a kimono show, with a fashion show and entertainment. Tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 1), from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the centre will open its doors for an open house and fair, including baked goods, Japanese vegetables, Japanese foods, tsukemono and manju, as well as samples of the centre’s weekly programs, guided tours, children’s activities and demonstrations. There will also be street vendors and performers. Admission is free. Nikkei Place is located at 6688 Southoaks Cres. in Burnaby. The centre’s mandate is to promote a better understanding and appreciation for Japanese-Canadian culture and heritage, and awareness by all Canadians of the contributions of Japanese-Canadians, through public programs, services, publications and public use of facilities. The centre runs a variety of special events throughout the year, as well as programs and classes. For more information, see www.nikkeiplace.org. www.twitter.com/ ChristinaMyersA

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103 - 7355 Canada Way (Canada Way & Edmonds)

Non Profit Since 1979

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• Infant, Toddler & 3-5 Years • Before & After School Care • School Age Summer Program • Morning & Afternoon Preschool

604-524-3880

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LINDA’S LICENCED FAMILY DAYCARE

Preschool & Kindergarten Full Montessori Curriculum Music & French Programs Ages 2.5 to 6 years 1320 7th Ave., New West

Morning & Afternoon Ages 21/2 – 5 Flexible Program

for 1 YEAR OLD and Up

• Light Breakfast • Snacks • Hot Lunch

• Experienced, certified ECE staff • Large, colourful, well-equipped programs providing a variety of fun and educational activities and field trips

57 Seventh Ave., New West. & 4415 Fitzgerald Ave., Burnaby www.cambridgemontessori.ca

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Frog Hollow

• Near Columbia/4th St. SkyTrain Station • Affordable child care • Integration of special needs and typical children • 2½ – 12 years old

604-515-8212

Licensed In-Home Multi-Age Childcare

☛ ECE qualified staff ☛ 1:4 teacher to children ratio ☛ Program tailor to your child ☛ English & Mandarin

604-417-7153

spring33childcare@gmail.com www.springchildcare.ca

New Westminster MONTESSORI CHILD CARE CENTRE

#2 - 1001 Royal Ave., New West. (convenient location, by SkyTrain)

Preschool, Daycare, Kindergarten & Out of School Care Ages 2½ - 12 Years Full Montessori Curriculum: French, Music, Art, Computers, Science, Phonics

★ Enrol Now ★ Call 778-397-0191

• Infants Welcome • Day or Night Flexible Hours • Playhouse / Lots of Toys • Large Fenced Yard • Outings / Snacks • Excellent References • Large Loving Home • Pick-Up from Armstrong and St. Michaels

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Central New Westminster

Full Montessori Curriculum ½ & Full Day Programs Preschool & Kindergarten Out of School Care

604-430-4171

ST. ANDREWS CHILDCARE CENTRE A Non-Profit Organization Since 1992

BURNABY

7050 Broadway, Burnaby

Montessori House

604-521-1355

335 Carnarvon St., New West.

Call 604-517-0241

25 Years Loving Care

Childcare Society

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SUSIE'S DAYCARE

PUDDLE SPLASHERS Daycare & Out of School

• Spots still available

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September 2011 - March 2012 Please register online:

6166 Imperial Street, Burnaby

(Before & After School Care)

3855 Sunset St., Burnaby

A Place for Every Girl to Play

U6-U18 Registration is now open for the 2011 / 12 Season

Morning, afternoon and 4-hour classes Ages 3 to 5 years

• French • Music 7283 Nelson Ave., Burnaby

604-444-3302

Burnaby’s Only All-Girls Soccer Club

Accepting Registration for September 2011

(Ages 3-5)

Located at 403-East Columbia New West. Hours 7 am - 6 pm Drop off and P-Up from McBride School.

MARINE & BOUNDARY

Garden Village

Parent Participation Preschool

Montessori Group Daycare

Knox Out of School Care

5135 SPERLING AVE. BBY (NEAR CANADA WAY)

½-Day Preschool All-Day Group Child Care Before & After School Care

BRENTWOOD MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL

DEER LAKE PRESCHOOL

Licensed Daycare Licensed, Registered Family Daycare

• P/U & D/O to Montecito Elementary & Parkcrest Preschool • Before/After School Care available • Breakfast, Lunch & two Snacks provided • Nurturing, play-centered family environment • Books, arts and crafts and lots of outdoor play! Monday-Friday 7:30am - 5:30 pm Miriam 604-313-5121 www.brightspritesdaycare.com

Burnaby Children’s Centres Society (Taylor Park, Hanna Court)

• Two Licensed Daycare Centres • Near Edmonds SkyTrain Station • Programs Supervised by ECE & First Aid Certified Staff • Bright, Spacious, Well-Equipped Facility; Field Trips, French Class • Register Now for Infant, Toddler and 3- to 5-year-old programs

Phone 604-520-6017 7500 Hanna Court Burnaby

For Children 2½ - 12 years • 4-Hour Preschool Classes • Full & Part Time Daycare • Before & Afterschool Care Open 7am – 6pm ECE Qualified Teachers Educational & Fun Program For All Ages Two Burnaby Locations:

5855 Imperial Street 604-437-8252 (Close to Royal Oak SkyTrain)

3410 Boundary Road 604-437-6942 (Close to Highway 1)

BURNABY MONTESSORI School

Does all-day Kindergarten really prepare your Child for the expectations in Grade One? Burnaby Montessori offers a friendly, child-oriented learning environment, supported with education materials & well-trained teachers.

★ ½-Day for 3, 4 & 5 years ★ All Day (extended hours) for 4, 5 & 6 years

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TRAIN WITH BC’S LARGEST AND MOST RESPECTED CAREER TRAINER • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION:

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Obituaries

Moss, William Gary August 15, 1944 - September 23, 2011

Passed away peacefully with his family at his side. Gary will be deeply missed and forever remain in the memories of his loving wife Janice; step daughter Heather (John); daughter Cathy (Geoff); sons Jordon, Ryan (Becky), and Kevin (Gaby); mother Norma (Pat); sisters Dorinda, Lynn (Don), and Shelley; sisterin-law Heather (Claude); grandchildren Julia, Jeffrey, Michael, Alyssa, Jayden, and Kristian; as well as many other family members and friends. He was predeceased by his father Ernie. Burnaby has always been home to Gary and his family. After working for others, he felt compelled to become self employed and in 1982 started Marine Roofing. His amazing vision, strong work ethic, and belief in his employees allowed him to build Marine into the leading roofing company that it is today. As an incredibly hard worker, he set high standards not only for himself but also for others. He was a very supportive, generous and encouraging friend to everyone who’s life he touched, and will be missed more than words can express. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at Ocean View Funeral Home - 4000 Imperial St. Burnaby B.C. on October 2, 2011 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Burnaby General Hospital Foundation.

Pastro, Art

July 1, 1919 ~ Sept 23, 2011 Born in Victoria July 1, 1919. Passed away Friday, September 23, 2011. Art moved to Sapperton when his father, Angelo, was transferred from Victoria to the brewery in New Westminster.

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Art was a life time member of the Vancouver Rose Society. He was an exceptional grower of roses and helped many other exhibitors to win their ribbons and trophies. He was a good, honest person and respected by his associates. Art is survived by his wife, Dorothy, sons Roger- Susan, TerryBetty, and grandchildren Paula, Dennis and Denyel. Private family gathering, cremation internment at Ocean View Cemetery. Thanks to the George Derby Centre staff and the Palliative Care staff at the Burnaby General Hospital for all their care. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of BC would be gratefully appreciated.

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IRVINE, Vera V.,

Burnaby, B.C. - Vera V. Irvine, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2011, at the age of 85 years with her family present. Vera is predeceased by her loving husband, John; brothers Roy and Bert, sisters Eva, Reita and Edna. Lovingly survived by her sons, Greg Irvine (Sandi) of Sherwood Park, Alberta and Ken Irvine (Sandy) of Edmonton, Alberta; two grandchildren, Jonathan Irvine and Christina Irvine as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The memorial services will be held at 10:00 am, Sunday, October 2, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby. A viewing for family and friends will be held at Forest Lawn on Saturday October 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the A.L.S. Society of B.C. Arrangements entrusted to Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Condolences may be offered at www.ForestLawn-Burnaby.com

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DELIVERY Admin Dept Rep. The Brick needs Cust. Service Rep. 2 P/T positions 16-32 hrs/wk, 7 days/wk. Closes Oct 8, 2011. Wage $13/hr Email redwards@thebrick.com

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F/T CLASS 1 DRIVERS

Bandstra Transportation Systems is currently looking for local & line haul drivers. Union wages/ benefits apply. Join Bandstra, family-owned co. since 1955. Based in Richmond. Fax abstract and resume to: 604-273-8534 or email: abrand@bandstra.com

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General Employment

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He attended Trapp Tech School where he met his wife, the former Dorothy Davis of New Westminster. They celebrated their 67th anniversary on May 27, 2011. Art was an amazing athlete and excelled in all sports. He was so advanced that an early age he was playing on men teams. He went to work at Macmillan Bloedel Plywood Mill. He joined the navy for World War 2 and was overseas for 18 months. He was a petty officer in the medical corp. After the war he went back to Macmillan Bloedel, where their jobs were waiting for them. He went from the mill into the office and retired as General Manager of Premier Wood Products.

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FORKLIFT DRIVER NEEDED with experience for a Burnaby Fish plant. Apply in person to: 3777 Keith Street, Burnaby.

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• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytraffic.ca

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EMPLOYMENT FEATURED EMPLOYMENT

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General Employment

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Office Personnel

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Openings for the position of

Sandwich Artists All Shifts

F/T & P/T

No Exp Necessary 1 free meal provided daily

Boundary & Loughheed Call Banreet @ 778-893-3457

Please no phone calls between 11:30 - 1:30pm

Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca

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Hotel Restaurant

KFC IS now hiring! Competitive wages. Benefits and training. Must be flexible. Please apply at Metrotown Centre Food Court, with resume or email to: kfcmetrotown@yahoo.ca

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OFFICE PERSON req’d for PT postion for a Burnaby Fish plant. Computer exp & knowledge of Accounting Quickbooks needed. Fax resume to: 604-437-4745

VET ASSISTANT

Required FT/P/T evenings and weekends, Coquitlam. Experience preferred but willing to train. Should be comfortable handling pets. Email resume to:

info@emergencyclinic.ca

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Telemarketing

CHATELAINE PHONE REPS

$15/hour + Bonuses Experience an Asset Mon-Fri 9:00-3:30 Call Mike 604-240-1691

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Trades/Technical

HUDSON BAY Railway(HBR), owns and

operates over 800 miles of track through Manitoba to the Hudson Bay, is seeking candidates who have the knowledge and desire to work out of Northern Manitoba. * Foreman Car Repair/ Locomotive Mechanical * Locomotive Machinist * Locomotive Electrician

Placement Group Job Fair

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting and providing the Human Resources Manager with a full range of recruitment support to various mining sites to ensure that the staffing needs of Procon are provided in the most efficient and effective means possible on a day-to-day basis. Requirements: • Minimum of 3 years of experience in recruiting (experience with Mining recruitment is essential) • Ability to effectively communicate and interact at all levels within the company. • Proven ability to effectively manage time, deal with a fast-paced environment and prioritize responsibilities. • Experience in working effectively with peoples from different cultures. • Excellent knowledge with MS Office along with advanced Excel skills • Mining knowledge an asset • The ability to verbally communicate in both English. If this position interests you, you have the experience we are looking for, and want to join a dynamic mining group, submit an application to:

Corporate Human Resources Department via e-mail dscott@procongroup.net or fax to: (604) 291-8082 We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

EDUCATION

FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $62!

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Leading Insulation Contractor requires experienced Installers, Foam and Fibre Sprayers and Fire Stoppers. Transportation required. Top rates paid. Fax brief resume to 604-572-5278 or call 604-572-5288.

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

Music/Theatre/ Dance

IN HOME OR STUDIO LESSONS Piano, Theory & other instruments. Allegro Music School 604-327-7765

Now Recruiting Sales, Office & Warehouse Personnel For temporary and permanent positions $11.50-18.00 p/h Location: 575 Ebury Place, Annacis Island Bring Resume & References *1st come basis* 604.689.7717

PETS & LIVESTOCK

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Antiques

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SPHYNX KITTENS Unique breed with endearing traits – To know them is to love them $950 – family raised, social, affectionate, litter trained, good with kids/other pets, vet checked. 604-723-1963 nancee05@hotmail.com for info.

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Good Friends Family Childcare Age 0-5. M-F: 7:30-5:30pm. Subsidy ok. Deer Lake. 604 544-1370 LITTLE HOUSE Multi-age Childcare. Openings for ages 1 - 5yrs. Lic’d & ECE. 10 yrs exp. North Bby. Call Fariba 604-298-4166

VANCOUVER FLEA MARKET

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CREATIVE MINDs

BEAGLE PUPS, family raised. Vet checked, shots incl. Ready Oct. 15th. $650.00 604-944-7799 BOSTON TERRIER Puppies, 8 weeks, vet , 1st shots, dew claws removed, $700. 604-857-9172

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Sat Oct 1st, 9am-4pm, Sun Oct 2nd 9am-noon, 1529-7th Avenue

DOES YOUR DOG HAVE STAR POTENTIAL? Renowned Movie Animal Trainer, Bonnie Judd will be offering Movie Dog Training/Basic Obedience in Fort Langley. For more info call (604) 888-2235 or visit: k9costarstraining.com

VENDORS WANTED

CAMBRIDGE COLLEGE

GOOD STUFF SALE

Pet Services

CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca

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JOURNEYMEN AND Apprentice MECHANICS specializing in Motorcycles, ATV’s or Watercraft. Full time permanent. Salary to be negotiated. Fax resume to Tony Viveiros at 780-460-2434 or email: tonyviveiros @riversidehonda.com

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INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Locations in Alberta & BC. Hands on real world training. Full sized equipment. Job placement assistance. Funding Available 1-866-399-3853 www.iheschool.com

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SCHOOL DISTRICT No.71 (Comox Valley) Secretary-Treasurer (CFO) Effective January 1, 2012 Reporting to the Superintendent (CEO) and working closely with the Board of Education, the Secretary Treasurer is a key member of the senior management team located and is responsible for corporate and financial services and reporting, annual operating and capital budgets, and business operations. Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a detailed resume with supporting documentation and three professional references through www.makeafuture.ca no later than 1:00p.m. PST on Friday, October 21st, 2011.

Rolfe, Benson LLP has been providing quality accounting, audit, tax and consulting services for over 50 years. We are looking for a staff accountant to join our downtown firm. The work will involve accounting and tax compliance work for owner managed businesses, investment holding companies, trusts, charities and high net worth individuals. Must have public practice experience, strong communication & analytical skills and be a team player. We offer career advancement, training, an excellent remuneration package and benefits. Please email your cover letter and resume to:Roz Eyre Human Resources Manager Rolfe, Benson LLP, Chartered Accountants 604.684.1101 ; reyre@rolfebenson.com

3821 Lister St, Yard Sale Saturday Oct 1, 10am-3pm Furniture, Electronics, Clothes, Shoes, Sports equipments, Toys, Interior decorating goods, Kitchen stuffs etc. Rain or Shine.

Licenced Childcare Exp’d ECE teacher. F/T & P/T daycare program. 1 - 5 yr olds

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GRAHAM

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ENTERTAINMENT UNIT $20. Call 778-846-5275 PROGRAMABLE ELLIPTICAL TRAINER $200, Coffee Table (26x47) $45, Electrican Step Ladder (4 ft) $50, Dining Tbl & 4 chairs $75, 2 Kids Scooter $25 ea, 42' Round Table & Chairs $200. 778-968-2850

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Fuel

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#1 in Sales • 28 yrs in business Full & half cords 7days/week

CHOC LAB puppies, vet checked, family raised, ready to go Sep 30. $550. 1-604-701-1587 P/B YORKIES, 2 M, vet chkd, 1st shots, no papers, 11wks, ready, $500. 604-302-8782... Mission

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Beauty Services

HAIR STYLIST for SENIORS Home visits: Bby, N.West, E. Van. stylinglines@gmail.com 604-723-4943

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2 ARMOIRES 1 oak, 74 x39x20d $399 & 1 alderwood, 71x34x20d $325 Exc cond. 604-435-0089

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Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com

604-805-6694

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Preschool, Daycare & Kindergarten Full Montessori Curriculum French, Music, Art, Computers, Science, Phonics

STANDARD Poodle Puppies Apricot & Cream - CKC Reg email pics available $1200 - - - - - - will deliver Call: (250) 256-0518

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REAL ESTATE

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The Dog’s Breakfast. 7146 Gilley Ave, Burnaby. Call (604) 374−4281 or email info@thedogsbreakfast.ca

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NOTICE to creditors & others Notice to Creditors and others notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the es− tate of John Perazzo, deceased, for− merly of #1302 − 4350 Beresford Street, Burnaby, B.C., are required to send to the undersigned executor at 4813 Gilpin Court., Burnaby, B.C., V5G 3A2 on or before Oct 27, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard on− ly to claims that have been received. Executor John Randall Perazzo email: krperazzo@shaw.ca

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent is on opposition, opportunity, crucial relationships of all kinds. New horizons beckon. If these are foreign, intellectual, cultural, or involve higher learning, publishing, religion or law, pursue them. But if you pursue them merely for your own gain, you’ll hit barriers, especially Sunday and Tuesday. Your sexual, romantic blood is pulsing – add that to this month’s accent on relationships, and the result is obvious. This week, you could meet true love and a viable mate (both in one) – ambition will play a critical role, for good or bad. Joy comes, Thursday/Friday! Taurus April 20-May 20: Maintain a healthy lifestyle, eat and dress sensibly. This is a superb time to sink your teeth into a major chore or project – and to impress the powers that be (Wednesday to Friday). However, be wary on the home front Sunday – and all week (no arguments, especially philosophical ones) and avoid machinery or materials with which you aren’t familiar. Your ideas are a bit off-kilter Tuesday, so don’t promote them – and try not to accept chores this day. Saturday brings friendship joys, and starts a month of marital bliss (sweet responses for singles, though “big love” eludes). Gemini May 21-June 20: Romance, adventure, nature’s beauty, charming kids, success in sports, games and speculation – a possible vacation – you ride a winning streak. You’re also restless, ready to travel. You talk easily, make friends, and can gather information quickly. Sunday pits wanderlust and “easy friends” against “future horizons.” Let the latter win. Don’t invest Monday eve, all Tuesday. An Aquarian “type” might clearly demonstrate an attraction to you Wednesday to Friday. However, though times are good for short-term love, the bigger picture advises waiting until June 2012 onward.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Your domestic situation, kids, garden, farm, food, mortgage, security, home ownership – you have to take some serious, supportive actions in these this month. You might cut someone/ something out of your life, and begin letting (an)other(s) in. Careful Sunday – avoid impulsive money actions, and friends who urge you to spend. Relationships you want to cultivate hit “road bumps” Tuesday, but a good friend might fill Monday. Look after investments, finances Wednesday to Friday – good luck abounds here! (They’re good “sexy” days too.) Love, children, beauty bring quiet bliss Saturday. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The weeks ahead are not supremely important, but your career remains under great auspices, so use the natural restless, communicative, determined and attention-getting influence that flows over you now to further your career, speak to those in charge, seek information bearing on your ambitions, etc. Sunday raises your romantic antennae, but results are uncertain. A situation might pit your morals or legal awareness against your ambitious urges. Be honest. Tackle (only) routine chores Monday/Tuesday. Wednesday to Friday present many opportunities, if you’re flexible and eager. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Chase money. You can make some Wednesday to Friday by plunging into work, getting a new job, landing clients, or otherwise expending effort. Your intuition will be high about a work-money connection – follow a mild little impulse without questioning it. This is a splendid time to purchase machinery or health supplies, especially cosmetic oils. Earlier, Sunday’s for home, but contains a dangerous “possibility” of being too adventurous in financial, sports or “hidden sexual” zones. Romance might enchant you briefly Monday/Tuesday, but it’s not a winner. Saturday’s busy, alive.

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Make your mark, grab success! Your energy, charisma, timing and effectiveness soar to a yearly high. Get out, ask favours, take charge, give instructions, tackle things that intimidated you before. Your popularity, while not broad, is intense and fortunate, bringing you just the right people, especially if you’re seeking partnerships. (Though this is better for financial than marital partnerships, as sex is high, but fidelity isn’t.) Still, popularity/partnering conflict with money/ sexual desires Sunday: be cautious through Tuesday. Romance, creativity soar Wednesday to Friday! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Rest, lie low, contemplate, plan. Be charitable, spiritual. Deal with government agencies, large corporations, wherever red tape rules. Don’t compete: pick safety. Bosses are temperamental, but you can impress them with “pure work.” Sunday’s good for money, but take care this day through Tuesday: words could go where you don’t want them to. A competitor, opportunity or “career adventure” is dangerous (though it could succeed). Home, real estate, security are blessed Wednesday to Friday. Your intuition’s excellent about “letting go” of somebody/thing. Romantic notions Saturday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Popularity, optimism, flirtations, entertainment, social joys and the feeling that a wish has come true: these fill this month. Romance, higher education, international matters, or legal affairs might hit a strange barrier Sunday – it’s as if you’re fighting yourself, yet you win. (Avoid legal hassles through early November.) Money and work combine well Monday, but money obstructions fill Tuesday. Run errands, travel, communicate Wednesday to Friday – friends, siblings are helpful, true blue – romance, deep affections possible. Spend Saturday quietly: rest, enjoy nature.

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6020-02

Abbotsford

CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/ radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $479,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or cell. 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors

Oct. 2 - 8, 2011 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Be ambitious – bosses, parents and VIPs favour you now (especially this week). Engage in a series of conversations or “proposal meetings.” Be careful Sunday – trying to mix romance and sex, or investments with a gambling mood, might trigger uncontrollable events. Your energy, magnetism and sense of timing improve Monday/Tuesday: be creative Monday, ambitious both days. Your money and earnings outlook improves mightily Wednesday to Friday: your intuition about business, career is tops these days. Saturday’s for friends, happiness. Until mid-November, don’t invest impulsively. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: All intellectual, learning, publishing, international, cultural, legal, religious and similar activities are favoured in October – more this week than later, so don’t delay. (But lie low Monday/ Tuesday.) Relationships are intense – don’t talk so rapidly no one can interject. You could jump all hurdles (especially Sunday or Wednesday to Friday) and find yourself in a huge love affair, scheduled for marriage, or in a huge fight! Wisdom is needed, but you have lots of it this month. You toy with relocating, perhaps a short distance. Your real estate outlook is grand, lucky. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Mysteries, secrets, half-sensed forces and truths – the depths of life draw you every October. These depths include sexual urges and large finances, health diagnoses, intimate commitments and lifestyle changes. These are very favoured now, especially Wednesday to Friday – overcome any weariness or indecision and dive in. Earlier, Sunday pits your duties against a desire to talk, wander or travel. Your hopes rise Monday/Tuesday, but proceed cautiously. Work remains intense, and will continue so to mid-November – but it’s lucrative, so keep at it. Your energy rises Saturday. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

BURNABY 1 BR apt nr Metrotown & skytrain, n/p, n/s, n/d, $720 & up. 604-908-8981 BBY IMPERIAL/KINGSWAY, Lrg 2 BR g/l apt., full kit, 1.5 baths, nr Metrotown/Schl/skytrain, n/p, no w/d. Avail Now. 604-436-2970 BBY, Lghd Mall. 1 BR $825 Avail Now. Incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet bldg, close to SFU, shops & transit,1 Br $825 & $850 incl heat/ hw, hardwood, 1 yr lease, np, Lorne Dorset Rlty 604-299-0803

6508

Apt/Condos

COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet Apt available. N/P. Family owned & operated for 39 years. • 604-936-5755 NEW WEST. 1 BR apt, view, $765/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: cedarsunset@shaw.ca NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: cedarsunset@shaw.ca

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

Apt/Condos

POCO DWNTWN, almost new 2 BR Condo, 2 f/bths, 6 appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr all amens, N/s, N/p, $1220/mo. Call 604-942-8649

RIVERS INLET Apartments

(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor, 1 BR Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.com

NEW WEST, Quay, Furnished lrg 1 BR +Den. Nov 1 avail for 4 - 5 mth. NS/NP $1495. 604-524-0804 POCO 2 BR apt $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034

GARDEN VILLA

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

CALL 604 715-7764

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

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

SUNSET PARK 5870 Sunset Street

Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incld 604-291-8197 www.sunsetparkapt.com

Whitgift Gardens

AMBER (W)

JUNIPER COURT

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

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

1 BR Apt, $775/mo, 2 BR Apt, $950/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1150/mo.

office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604- 805-9490

415 Westview St, Coq

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

ARBOUR GREENE

KING ALBERT COURT

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

1300 King Albert, Coq

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

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

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

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567

BURQUITLAM APTS

NEW WEST

561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, u/g prkg, cls to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall, Sorry No Pets.

Office 604-773-6467

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

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

St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-518-5040

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

810 ST. ANDREWS ST.

NEW WESTMINSTER $ 1Bach bdrmfrom from$$750 895 895 bdrm from from $1675 31Beautifully bdrm landscaped

Beautifully landscaped grounds grounds with with views views of of Fraser Fraser river. river. Outdoor Outdoor swimming swimming pool pool and and close close to to parks parks and and shopping. shopping.

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6508

102-120 Agnes St, N.West

CALL 604 525-2122

BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

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6515

Duplexes - Rent

BBY, Upper Deer Lake. Duplex on quiet street: 3 BR, upper floor. F/p, d/w, private laundry, sundeck. $1,500/mo + 60% util. Also: 1 BR. grd/lvl suite, $750/mo + 30% utils. Or 2 BR, grd/lvl suite, $1,100/mo + 40% util. N/s, no pets. Near all ammen. Avail Nov 1st. Refs req’d. 604-970-9603

6540

Houses - Rent

2,3,4 Bdrm Homes! RENT TO OWN. Poor Credit Ok, Low Down Call Karyn 604-857-3597

BBY S. Metrotown, 4 BR, 2500sf, all high end appls, 2.5 bath, 2 jacuzzi, 1 steam rm, hrdwd & slate, open kitch, dbl garage, $3000. Av Nov 1. N/S. Pet negot. Million $ VIEW of North Shore! Refs req’d. 604-649-1571

COQ CTR, by schools, College, 5 BR, 2 baths, lrg yrd, storage, refs. $1600, avl immed. 604-939-0273

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home

www.GreatApartments.ca Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.

Call to view! 604-589-7040

6450

1 MONTH FREE!

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215

BBY 17TH Ave. 2 BR + Den, inste W/D. $965 incl hydro. NS/NP. Oct 1. Refs. Close to bus & shops. 604-524-5216 or 604-522-9100

Shared Accommodation

6595-40

New Westminster

NEW WEST. Furn’d Room, $475 incls sh’d kitch/bath/utils. 604-767-3863 or 604-524-8821

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

2 BR, Coq, WW Plat, 1100 sf, full bath, priv w/d & ent, N/s, N/p. $950 + 1/3 hyd. 604-464-3676

ROOFING

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BBY CENTRAL immac 1 BR, nr BCIT/Highschool. $750 incls utls, cbl, net. N/S. Now. 604-889-8529 BBY, DEER LAKE. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. Refs. $950/mo incls utils. 604-298-9149

BBY, E. 18th Ave. 2 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $950/mo incl hydro/cable/ basic internet. Near elem & high schools. Nov 1st. 604-522-9756 BBY E, 2 yrs old, upper flr 3 BR, 2 bath, jacuzzi, hrdwd flrs, h/w heating, 1 car garage, 1 blk to Elem Schl & transit, nr High Schl, N/P, $900/mo. 604-861-8819

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HOME SERVICES

8010

BBY N newly reno 2 BR bsmt ste. Nr SFU, cls to all amens, incls laundry, N/P, N/S. Avail now. $1000. Vince 604-299-3695 BBY nr Brentwood/Skytn, 1 BR glvl ste, suits 1, NS/NP, avail Oct 1st. $785 incl utils. 604-294-5435

BBY SOUTH UPPER 2 BR + Den 2,000sf ste, W/D, D/W, lge deck, sec pkng. Nr bus/schls/5 mins to Metro Town. NS/NP. $1350 + 1/3 utils. Avail Nov 1. 778-883-8983 COQ MAILLARDVILLE, 231 Le Blue St. Main flr bach ste, priv entry, $595/mo incls utls, prkg. Avail Nov 1. N/S. 604-291-1173

COQ, WESTWOOD Plateau. large bright 2 BR, 1000 sf, full bath, priv w/d & entry. Ns/np. $950/mo + 1⁄3 util. 604-612-3384 NEW WEST, Queensboro, 1 BR, Newly Reno’d, incls utils & sat, $550. clean & quiet, Oct 1, n/p. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675 NEW WEST Queensboro Brand new 2 BR 2 lvl ste, 1.5 baths, own w/d, d/w, $1200 incls utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. Also Lrge 2 BR ste Avail Nov 1, $850 incls utils, n/s, n/p, no w/d, 604-521-7348, 604-218-4164 PO CO 2 BR, f/bath, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! N/S/N/P. $950 incl utls. Avail Oct 1. 604-944-1479 PO CO Maryhill bright 1 BR suite,own ent/patio, shared w/d, near bus, ns. np. $650 inc utils. Available Oct 1. 604-315-6611 STOP RENTING! Tired of paying your landlord’s mortgage? START owning TODAY! I specialize in 1st time buyers & guide you through the process at NO COST. You will be SHOCKED at how affordable HOME OWNERSHIP is. You WON’T be disappointed. Aly Chatur: 604-828-6777 aly.chatur@td.com

6605

Townhouses Rent

LARGE Corner TH - Bby 2 level 2 bd+den 2.5b,w/d,new carpet/paint, dbl garage,n/s,n/p,refs must,$1800/ mo+utilities,min 1 yr lease (604) 433−5088 MayviewRental@shaw.ca

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets.

Call 604-942-2012

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Alarm/Security

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8030

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6595

Apt/Condos

$670.00

604 939-0944

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Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.

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Suites/Partial Houses

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

401 Westview St, Coq

6602

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

CLEAN 2 BD Condo, Westhill Pl, grnd flr, new lam wood flrs, $1100. 604-315-9384, 462-9384 700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 2 BEDROOM $1160. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391

6508

CALL THE EXPERTS

Carpentry

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

8035

Carpet Cleaning

ROYAL STEAM CLEANING Carpet, Upholstery, Auto (Int), walls & windows 604-765-8054

8055

Cleaning

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Excellent Home Cleaning! ★Best Rates/Prices ★Residential & Commercial ★Excellent References 27 Years Experience 604-808-0212 A QUALITY CLEANING 7 days/wk Res/Comm. Low rates! Senior’s’discount. Experienced. 778-998-9127 or 778-239-9609 A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 Professional Cleaner, Residential. $20/hour, Highest quality, Ref. Free est. Call 604-515-0788 TOO BUSY TO CLEAN? Leave it to us to clean your home or office. $30/hr. 604-362-0962 TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671

8060

Concrete

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

8073

Drainage

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300

8075

Drywall

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901

8080

Electrical

LICENSED ELECTRICIAN res/ comm, small jobs ok. Free Est, Reas. Lic 106797. 604-773-5190 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8090

Fencing/Gates

8160

Lawn & Garden

West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations Refinishing & Repairs Dust Free. Affordable Rates! Free Estimates.

Call: 604-240-3344 Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof install, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Gutters

EDGEMONT GUTTERS

• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning

604-420-4800 Established 1963

Grant’s Home Maintenance Gutter Cleaning & Repairs: Complete Pressure Washing, Roofs, Houses, Driveways etc.

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

604- 936-2808

grantshomemaintenance@shaw.ca

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 GUTTER CLEANING. Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler, 778-386-3783 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

8130

Handyperson

Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Landscape Construction • Hedge Trimming • Gardening

Free Est. 604-779-6978

email:

alljobs@telus.net

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

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

* MUSHROOM MANURE *

P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

45

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

LOCAL MOVERS. No job too small! Furniture assembly also available. Free est. 604-307-8603

HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842 HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, drywall. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740 QUALITY RENOS. Dependable, mature, honest, hard worker. Reasonable rates. 604-803-6757 www.qualityrenoservices.ca

8140

Heating

HEATING expert!!! BOILER furnace, fireplace, Any heating problems 604-722-4322

8155

Landscaping

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083 ★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 bc.moving@gmail.com

WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001

8193

Oil Tank Removal

ALL-PRO

OIL TANK REMOVAL

Oil Tank Detection Oil Tank Removal Soil Remediation FREE ESTIMATES BEST PRICE GUARANTEED

778-223-8265

STORMWORKS

● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates

604-724-3670

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

A-1 PAINT CO. Summer Special

15% OFF

Book Now! Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983 FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

604-723-8434

Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

ALLSTAR PAINTING

Bill 604-298-1222

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

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582

D&M PAINTING

Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate

604-724-3832

8250

604-420-0257

Don’t get caught ROOF by the rain! NOW!

25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

#1 Roofing Company in BC

604-258-7300 cell: 604-417-5917

FAIRWAY PAINTING

Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS

7291234

Quayside Painting SPACE

BOOKING Let me paint world! For: QUAYSIDEyour PAINTING Rep: LBampton Ad#: 1332869 • WCB • Insured 604-727-0043 KIM’S PAINTING In&Ex,− painting, hardwood,Tile floor, power wash, 778−320−2318

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

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

8220

8255

All Renovations & Additions, Ins. Quality Work

604-720-1564

30 yrs exp. matco@telus.net

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates

Tonino 778-322-ETNA

782-2474

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com

Student Works

Disposal & Recycling

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM

Trips start at

$49

Call for a free estimate:

1.877.602.7346

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

www.crownroofgutters.ca

Save Your Dollars!

778-317-1256•604-451-0225 Bath *Kitchen* Suites & More

A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832

A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $150 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437 Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516

HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq)

10% OFF with this ad www.studentworksdisposal.com

LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232

(3862)

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)

Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

9105

Auto Miscellaneous

FREE Cash FREE Delivery with $0 DOWN oac

AT AUTO CREDIT FAST

Need a vehicle? Good or Bad Credit? Call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309

9125

Domestic

1994 MERCURY Topaz, 245,000 km, good drivable cond, has small oil leak $500. 604-943-5121

BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL

2005 BUICK Rendezvous, auto pw, keyless ent. 140 K kms, 1 owner. No accidents. $6500. 604-986-1115, 604-723-5689

Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760

9145

Scrap Car Removal

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com

Planning on RENOVATING?

PLUMBERS

2H

PLUMBING • HEATING & GAS

JOHNSON MECHANICAL Call 24/7 • 604-925-0234

Driveway, Parking Lot, Houses www.powertool-reviews.com RES. & COMM. ★ 778-990-1057 Mobile Building Pressure Wash Roof, Concrete & Vinyl Cleaning Best for Less! • 604-521-6860 PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

Established 1963

BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938

9160

Sports & Imports

1983 MERCEDES 300, diesel turbo, runs well, serviced, $2,490. 604-261-4310 or 604-710-2317

9155

E

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1994 HONDA Civic 4 dr sedan, red, auto, a/c, 217,000 km, runs well, $3350 obo 604-922-7367 NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

2003 Ford Focus ZX3 Blk. 116,000 kms. Man. AC. NSP. CC. 2.0L. $6,595 OBO. Call: (604) 796-0607.

9129

Luxury Cars

2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 45,000 kms Silver/black interior, no accidents. excellent condition $15,500 Call: (604) 506-9661

9130

2002 EXPLORER XLT Eddie Bauer, mint, 82K, 7 seater, all options tow pkg, 2nd owner, no acc $10,000 obo. 604-430-6747

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes 2007 DODGE Caravan BCAA inspected $8,960 77,000 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

1973 TRIUMPH 750 Bonneville 6' over front end, Mikuni carbs, K&N filters, $5000. Ph 604-792-6404 or 604-316-3358 (lve message)

9145

Scrap Car Removal

2007 JEEP Wrangler Sahara Unlimited 4 wd BCAA inspected $22,960 89,600 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

JUNK MY CAR FOR CA$H

2007 PONTIAC Torrent FWD (moonroof) BCAA inspected $12,980 81,000 k’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

Free Junk Car Towing! We Will Pay You Cash For It! Call

2008 F-150 XLT SUPERCREW 4X4 BCAA inspected $24,980 44,900 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

Power Washing

604-420-4800

9173

Vans

2008 GRAND CARAVAN SE (Stow n go) BCAA inspected $11,980 112,700 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

9522

RV’s/Trailers

1996 Terry Travel Trailer, $13,000 obo. Front slider, rear bdrm ducted heat, air, large fridge, microwave, 3 burner top, oven, electric jack, large awing, attached stabilizers, new batteries, tires. Excellent cond. Original owner, great ‘Snow bird’ unit. Many extras. 604-817-4724

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300

8225

• Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

2005 CHEV Cavalier. Red coupe, auto, sunroof. 47,000 km. $5,999. 604-433-8697 or 604-828-8261

Plumbing

$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing

1988 CHEV Silverado 1/2 ton pick-up, 1 owner 20 yrs, pleasure use only super clean $3000. 604-987-1456

CHEAP CHEAP

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

Window Cleaning

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198 DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

8335

AUTOMOTIVE

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

8300 At Save on Roofing - specialize reroof/repair★ Fully Ins. WCB. 24/7, Free est. 778-892-1266 saveon.roofing@yahoo.com

Italian Artisans – Quality Work

Est. 1978

8315

Tiling

604-RUBBISH

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

Tried & True Since 1902

8309

Kitchen & Bathroom Tile Renovation Specialists

604-588-0833

WWW.RENORITE.COM

✓ RenoRite

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

Rubbish Removal

John 778-288-8009

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Handyman, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072 MAGIC PAINTING 604-315-7070 We do it right the first time. 30 years exp, references avail.

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

B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .

MATCO DESIGN

8300

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

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

DJ PAINTING

Int/Ext. Com/Resid. Many Years Experience Top Quality Drywall Free Estimates

Roofing

“We Keep you Dry”

A

Aluminum Modular Railing Perfect for Sundecks & Stairs Do it yourself or we can install 5 Colors and 4 Designs

8250

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

www.chrisdalehomes.com

HITECH ALUMINUM RAILING & FENCING

Roofing

Burnaby NOW • Friday, September 30, 2011 • A35

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

604-375-9444

9160

Sports & Imports

2004 FLAGSTAFF E Z Tow 21ft travel trailer. Grt cond, hardly used.More pics & info by request. $11,000obo. 604 796 8894 2004 PLEASURE - WAY PLATEAU M/H Mercedes Benz Turbo diesel. Immac cond fully loaded with Onan Generator, 62,937k’s, $59,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

RV PACKAGE $15,900 - 2001 26’ Triple E Topaz 5th wheel, 1995 Chev Silverado pick up 175,000k’s. Both excellent condition. Ph 604-824-2068

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

604-728-1965 John

1970 VOLKSWAGEN Karman Ghia a diamond in the rough needing the care of a restoration. Incl front & rear bumpers & all glass but front window. $1000 obo 778-551-1667

★ SNOW BIRD SPECIAL ★ 2005 MONACO Esquire 46,000km 31ft Class C M/H, lrg slide. EXC cond! $43,900obo. 604-996-8065


A36 • Friday, September 30, 2011 • Burnaby NOW

WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective Thursday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 5, 2011. We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Grocery Department

Meat Department

Bob’s Red Mill Wheat-Free and Gluten-Free Products

Que Pasa Tortilla Chips

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

from

made with organic corn

454g • product of Canada

453-907g • product of USA

assorted varieties

500ml jar • product of Canada

Mama Mary's Pizza Shells

3.49

from

7" or 12"

3/3.33

Bakery Department 3.49

Bio-Vert Liquid Laundry Detergent

assorted varieties

regular or fragrance free

2/4.00

11.99

397-425g • product of USA

bins only

10% off

NAKA Silicea Liquid Gel For beautiful, healthy hair, stronger nails and bones, plus smoother looking skin. Research has shown that regular supplementation of Silica will strengthen all tissues, speed cell regeneration and stimulate immune function to protect against all infections and environmental toxins.

500g

5.99

21.99

assorted varieties 200-225g • product of B.C.

3/6.99

Alacer Emergen-C

Neal Brothers Organic Cheese Snacks

Helen’s Kitchen Frozen Burritos

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

113g • product of USA

1.79

A super energy booster, containing 1000mg of vitamin C, 32 mineral complexes and B vitamins. Several delicious flavours to choose from.

Rice Bakery

2 oz • product of USA

14.99 .55

5" Pumpkin Cheesecake with Almond Crust made with organic pumpkin

7.99

170g • product of Canada

500ml

package of 6

Dagoba Organic Chocolate Bars assorted varieties

regular retail price

Health Care Department

Oat Carrot Walnut Muffins

3.7L

each

Bulk Department

Organic Country French Bread white only

398ml • product of USA

Farmer’s Market Organic Pie Fillings and Purées

2/3.00

regular retail price

2.69

45-51g • product of USA

1.98

Organic Slow Cooking Oats

1.00 off

medium, spicy or with vegetables

assorted varieties

B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

reg 3.79

assorted varieties

4.49

Amy’s Kitchen Organic Chili

Larabar Energy Bars

Long English Cucumbers from Sage Greenhouses

Swiss Cheese

assorted varieties

600g • product of Canada

Brookside Chocolate Covered Fruit and Nuts

2.79

220g • product of USA

Silver Hills Steady Eddie Bread

1.98lb/ 4.37kg

assorted varieties

3/6.99

500-750g product of Canada

Certified Organic, California Grown

Anderssen’s Life Flax Rolls

assorted varieties

2.99

3.99

Deli Department

Kettle Foods Potato Chips

assorted varieties

Red Seedless Grapes

7.49lb/ 16.51kg

2/7.00

Astro Yogurt

.98lb/ 2.16kg

onion or garlic

mexicana or chipolte

16 count • product of USA

B.C. Grown, Certified Organic

Choices’ Own Gourmet Chicken Sausages

Que Pasa Salsa Sauce

2.99

Bartlett Pears from Sundance Farms

3.49lb/ 7.69kg

2.99

2.79

Yogi Tea

Whole Specialty Frying Chicken

Produce Department

individual packets

400g

West 16th Construction Completed The City of Vancouver’s water main and road work from MacDonald Street to Arbutus Street is now complete! Traffic patterns and parking around Choices Markets Kitsilano at 2627 West 16th Ave., have returned to normal. choicesmarkets.com/locations Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

Yaletown

2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

1888 W. 57th Ave. Vancouver 604.263.4600

1202 Richards St. Vancouver 604.633.2392

Choices in the Park 6855 Station Hill Dr. Burnaby 604.522.6441

Rice Bakery

South Surrey

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0301

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

30pack

Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna 250.862.4864


Burnaby Now September 30 2011