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It was double the fun with these chiefs Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Forest Grove resident Don Osborn got a call a few weeks ago from the Burnaby Fire Department, explaining how one of his five-year-old daughters won a draw at Lougheed Town Centre, and the prize was she got to be fire chief for a day. And that’s when Osborn explained the twin situation – there are two girls: Ava and Marlowe – so he asked if they both could be fire chiefs for the day. The fire department agreed, a date was set, and the big day came on Friday, Nov. 9. “The girls were almost speechless. They knew For a video there was some kind of the young of surprise going on,” fire chiefs, go to, Osborn said. “I had them www.burnabynow.com all dressed and ready to go to school, and the truck pulled up, and they were just wildeyed and speechless. It was hilarious.” As part of the prize, the girls were taken to and from school in the fire truck, they got to meet fire Chief Shaun Redmond, and they were both presented with certificates from the department, declaring them honorary fire chiefs for the day. “They (got) to be the stars at school for the day, showing up in the fire engine. The whole thing was really a positive experience,” The NOW attempted to interview the two girls, who were squealing with delight and not quite able to converse. (See our website for a video of their reaction.) Dan Kilpatrick, the department’s chief fire prevention officer, said the Burnaby Fire Department holds the contest every year at a Lougheed Town Centre.
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Two at the helm: From left, Ava and Marlowe Osborn, five-year-old twins, won the Burnaby Fire Department draw at Lougheed Town Centre to be fire chiefs for the day.
“It’s just part of the fire prevention week promotion,” Kilpatrick said. “The kids enjoy it. That’s the number 1 thing. It helps in a way to promote fire safety. The kids always enjoy the fire truck. … The action,
the lights, the sirens, it’s always a way to attract the kids and teach them about fire prevention and how to stay safe.” Osborn asked his daughters if they wanted to be firefighters, and they both
answered no, he said laughing. “But it gave them a really positive image of who the firefighters are for sure, it made them very personable,” he said. email@example.com
Auto thefts drop for ninth straight year in Burnaby Alfie Lau
ICBC has just released auto theft numbers for the last 10 years, and Burnaby has seen a 25 per cent decrease for the first six months of 2012 as compared to the first six months of 2011.
In 2011, there were 235 car thefts in Burnaby reported to ICBC and that number fell to 176 for the same period in 2012. The decrease marks the ninth straight year that the numbers have fallen. In 2003, there were 1,112 Burnaby auto thefts reported for the first six months of the year, falling to 1,068 in 2004 and steadily every year
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since. Since 2003, there has been an 84 per cent decrease in Burnaby auto thefts for the first six months of each year. That year is significant because that was when the Bait Car program was introduced to the area. The decreasing numbers are part of an overall trend in the Lower Mainland.
In neighbouring New Westminster, there was also a 25 per cent decrease from the first six months of 2012 as compared to the same period in 2011. The decrease since 2003 is 82 per cent. And in the Lower Mainland as a whole, the decrease was 17 per cent between 2011 and 2012 and 78 per cent back to 2003.
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Flu shots now free for kids under five Marelle Reid staff reporter
It’s that time of year again when it gets dark early and people start missing work and school because of the flu. To help prevent the spread of influenza, the Fraser Health Authority is reminding residents the flu shot is free for those at highest risk of severe illness and those who are their close contacts or caregivers. New for this year, healthy children between the ages of six months and five years, and their contacts and caregivers, are also eligible for the free vaccine. “The flu season really gets going in November and December, so we urge everyone to get the vaccine as soon as it’s available,” said chief medical health officer Paul Van Buynder, in a recent press release, noting it takes between 10 and 14 days for the vaccine to become effective. The health authority estimates between 10 and 25 per cent of the population is infected with the flu each year. A person can have the flu virus without knowing it, however, and pass it to someone else who may become seriously ill. About 200 to 300 people in the Fraser Health region – mainly seniors – die each year from flu-related complications, such as pneumonia. “The influenza vaccine is the best protection against influenza illness and its complications and is a safe and effective way to help people stay healthy, prevent illness, and even save lives,” Van Buynder noted. Last year, Fraser Health supplied about 300,000 annual flu shots, and this year aims to deliver 365,000 vaccinations in the region. Free shots are recommended and provided for the following groups: people age 65 and over and their caregivers, children and adults with chronic health conditions and their household contacts, healthy chil-
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Hold still: Nurse Dawn Waters gives Margaret Langner a flu shot at a flu shot clinic at the Edmonds Community Centre. Flu shots are free for those at the highest risk of severe illness, as well as close contacts and caregivers.
dren ages six months to five years and their caregivers and contacts, aboriginal peoples, health-care workers, emergency responders, pregnant women who will be in their third trimester during flu season, residents of nursing homes and other chronic care facilities, owners and operators of poultry farms, people who are very overweight
(body mass index higher than 40), corrections officers and inmates in provincial corrections facilities and those who provide care of service in potential outbreak settings such as crew on ships. There are several upcoming free flu shot clinics scheduled in Burnaby at various locations this month with more coming up
in December and January. For a complete list of dates and locations, visit www.fraserhealth.ca or visit www. health.gov.bc.ca/flu. Residents should bring their care card or other government I.D. (such as a valid driver’s licence) and wear a short-sleeved shirt.
MP says feds have mismanaged fisheries Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
The Cohen Commission has released its report on the decline of Fraser River sockeye, and while there’s no smoking gun to account for their diminishing numbers, there are recommendations that the federal government to stop promoting salmon farming. The Conservatives called for an inquiry into the state of Fraser sockeye after 2009 saw the lowest return in five decades. After years of work, Bruce Cohen, head of the commission, presented the final report to the public. “Some, I suspect, hoped that our work
would find the ‘smoking gun’ – a single cause that explained the two-decade decline in productivity – but finding that a single event or stressor is responsible is improbable,” said Cohen. John Reynolds, an SFU professor and the Tom Buell B.C. leadership chair in salmon conservation, was not surprised. “That is what I also felt,” he said. “It’s actually an interaction of several different problems salmon face.” Reynolds testified as a witness in the hearings and reviewed scientific reports for the commission. Cohen’s final report outlined a number of “stressors” on the salmon as potential causes for their decline, but the inquiry
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revealed how much is still unknown about those stressors and how they work. Cohen made 75 recommendations for government, and according to Reynolds, management was the most crucial issue. The commission recommended that Fisheries and Oceans Canada no longer be responsible for promoting the salmon farming industry. “As long as DFO has a mandate to promote salmon farming, there is a risk that it will act in a manner that favours the interests of the salmon farming industry over the health of wild fish stocks,” Cohen said. Cohen also called for implementation of the federal government’s “wild salmon policy,” a blueprint for conservation and sustainability of wild salmon.
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Fin Donnelly, New Westminster MP and NDP deputy fisheries critic, said Cohen’s report was comprehensive but blamed government for mismanagement of the fisheries. “This is a $26-million study, but what it points out is a legacy of Conservative mismanagement, from their inaction on climate change to the gutting of fisheries,” he said. Donnelly highlighted a number of issues in the report affecting wild salmon: climate change, habitat loss, pollution and aquaculture. He called on the government to implement the recommendations. “They’ve only said they will look. That’s the response I’m getting in the House (of Commons),” he said.
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A04 • Friday, November 16, 2012 • Burnaby NOW
FOR BEST BLOG AND BEST NEWS STORY
Burnaby NOW reporter Alfie Lau won two honours in the International Association of Fire Fighters 2012 Media Awards contest – honourable mention in the Best News Story category and second in the Best Blogs category. At left Lau gasps for breath after one of the ‘real fire’ exercises.
NOW reporter eats smoke and wins two media awards
Burnaby NOW reporter Alfie Lau received two honours in the International Association of Fire Fighters 2012 Media Awards contest. Lau’s story, Fire Ops 101 to test Burnaby politicians, received an honourable mention in the Best News Story for publications with a circulation less than 100,000. The story, which ran in October 2011 and also featured the photography and video work of colleague Larry Wright, finished behind Tom Hasslinger of the Coeur d’Alene Press in Idaho for his story, 48 Hours, chronicling a 48-hour shift with the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department. Judges said: “Lau balances humor to educate readers on what it’s like being exposed to a live fire with extreme temperatures in a simulator, performing an auto extrication exercise and a patient rescue. He learns – most importantly – what it means to work as a team to fight a fire.” The second category Lau won for was for Best Blogs, where he finished second behind Jim Spell of firechief. com out of Vail, Colorado. Lau’s blog postings entitled “Reporter takes some heat” also concentrated on Lau’s Fire Ops 101 experiences. Judges said “Journalist Alfie Lau blogged on video and in print about his experience with Fire Ops 101. Lau talks about everything from the weight of the turnout gear to the challenges each evolution presented.” The IAFF Media Awards received 305 entries in 2012 and winners receive both cash prizes and award certificates and/or plaques. For his second-place finish, Lau receives a $250 cash prize and an award certificate, while his honorable mention garners an award certificate. “This is a prestigious award in firefighter circles nationwide and across North America,” said Mike Hurley, president of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Association. “We are very happy (Lau) was recognized for his work writing about Fire Ops 101. It’s a pretty cool honour and very cool that he was recognized twice.” www.twitter.com/AlfieLau
City RCMP host Chinese-focused public safety forum The Burnaby RCMP will be holding a community safety forum targeted at the Chinese-Canadian community on Nov. 29. Chief Supt. Dave Critchley of the Burnaby RCMP will be present at the forum to be held at the Chinese Christian Mission in the Crystal Mall, level 2 – 4500 Kingsway on Nov. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. This event is open to anyone wishing to learn about policing issues within Burnaby. Police are hoping members of the Chinese community attend and give input on issues they feel are important. Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters will be in attendance at this event.
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Transit fees on the rise Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Transit users are going to be paying more to board buses and SkyTrain cars in the region as of Jan. 1, 2013. TransLink announced the fare increases in a press release on Nov. 13. “The scheduled increase is part of TransLink’s 2010 funding stabilization plan to support operations and keep the system in a state of good repair,” the release stated. “This plan was approved by the mayors’ council in 2009 and fare changes reaffirmed (by) TransLink’s regional transportation commissioner in April 2012.” Adult one-zone fares will go from $2.50 to $2.75, two-zone fares from $3.75 to $4, and three-zone fares from $5 to $5.50. Concession one-zone fares, for elementary and high school students from five to 19 years old are not increasing, but two-zone fares will increase from $2.50 to $2.75, and three-zone fares will increase from $3.50 to $3.75. Monthly one-zone fare cards for adults are going up from $81 to $91, two-zone cards are increasing from $110 to $124,
and three-zone cards from $151 to $170. Monthly concession fare cards for all zones are going up from $46.50 to $52. FareSaver ticket booklet prices for adults are not changing, but concession booklets are increasing from $17 to $17.50. HandyDart fees are also increasing, with one- and two-zone fares going up from $2.50 to $2.75, three-zone fares from $3.75 to $4, and four or more zone fares from $5 to $5.50. The fares have not increased since 2008, so the increases reflect five years of inflationary costs at two per cent per year, the release stated, adding that fares make up 33 per cent of TransLink’s revenues. TransLink’s last fare hike – about six per cent on average – drew criticism from transit users at the time. “It’s too much,” Rozalia Iszabo, who rode the SkyTrain from Lougheed Town Centre to Production Way, told the NOW in January 2008. “It’s $2.50 here and $2.50 back. I don’t have a car, and I can’t walk at my age – it’s too far,” she said. Burnaby-Edmonds MLA Raj Chouhan also reported that his office received complaints about the 2008 increase.
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It was a very rough week for Premier Clark the time. She said she was glad to “put a One has to feel for Premier Christy fork” into the allegations. But we think Clark, no matter what one’s political she’d rather put a fork into some of her affiliations may be. critics’ eyes. In one week she was faced with a And then her sincere and important former Liberal MLA, John van Dongen, work on anti-bullying is someyet again, demanding an what overshadowed when the investigation into the 2003 Burnaby NOW mother of Amanda Todd is sale of B.C. Rail, this time told she cannot attend the bulfocusing on Clark’s reputed lying forum – even as an observer – even role in the sale, or her attendance durthough other parents who have lost ing discussions on the sale. The conflict children to suicide are at the event. The charge arises out of her brother’s and rationale is that her appearance, given ex-husband’s connections to the sale at
the recent suicide of her daughter, may upset some younger people at the event. It’s a debatable rationale – but even if it was a solid rationale – the way it was handled was clumsy and insensitive. And then, to top it off, more leaked correspondence from the Burnaby Hospital’s citizen consultation committee paints a picture of calculating and out-of-touch Liberal insiders more intent on spinning than fixing health care in the city. Meanwhile, over in the NDP camp,
Adrian Dix watches as Mike Farnworth shares more damning correspondence from the committee. Dix doesn’t even comment on the brouhaha seemingly too busy making friends with the business community and allaying their fears to be bothered to either get, or appear, negative. All this during the week that is exactly six months before the next provincial election. Perhaps, Clark is saying to herself, “It can’t get worse – can it?”
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nationalization and therefore got ane Sterk’s column (A trojan plastered with the Marxist label. horse for Canada?, In My Opinion, Burnaby NOW, Nov. Nevertheless they were loud and sincere and a lot of political 9) casts a critical spotlight careers – particularly Liberal on the current proposed investones who rode the nationalistic ment treaty between Canada wave (for they formed national and China. In a wider sense, governments while the however, it brings to NDP didn’t) – were the fore the steady made as a consequence. erosion of Canada’s BH Pybus That was a long financial autonomy time ago, and the landscape has over the last 40 years. changed mightily. The political Back in the 1960s and ’70s mantra since at least the early this country had a pretty robust ‘90s is a need for foreign investsense of nationalism, due in ment. Investment implies a part to the 1965 adoption of the financial return. But ‘investment’ Maple Leaf flag as the national has turned out to be nothing symbol and followed two years much more than cash infusions later with the nation’s 100th into our economy. One can birthday. Our political comscarcely claim investment by munity found itself engaged in someone from another country continual debate over important who buys up a dozen properties matters of sovereignty such as and rents them out: it may be continental defence, Canadian an investment for the buyer, but jurisdiction over the Arctic how does this translate into any and ownership of Canada’s return for Canadians? Similarly, resources. With all this burwe essentially sell citizenship geoning muscle flexing, it was to those bringing a certain level a particularly good time to be a of money into the country and Canadian. we’re not especially particuArguably, the NDP was the lar who might be carrying the leading voice of nationalism suitcase full of cash: as but one during that period. I clearly example, the odious Gaddafi recall James Laxer, Mel Watkins family “invested” several billion – and I think Jim Lorimer as dollars in Canada, and we both well – stoutly arguing that the ownership of Canada’s resources knew it and welcomed it. The world is full of rich warlords, (mineral, hydro power, farmcrooked national leaders and land and presumably all real murderous drug kings seeking estate) be restricted to Canadian more-or-less compliant countries ownership. The big problem was that Laxer et al went too Deal Page 7 far in advocating out-and-out
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Reconsider centre layoffs
As always, Nov. 11 is a special day in the lives of so many of us who pause to reflect, remember and thank the courageous women and men who sacrificed for us and gave us this safe country in which we can be free. How noble! How wonderful! Thank you. And yet, I have also learned recently that 90 unionized health care workers who are employed at the George Derby Centre, a nursing home for veterans in Burnaby, B.C. have been given their notice and will no longer be employed as of April 2013. This is a group of residents that have given everything for this country and management believes
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that it is in their best interests to take away special and professional relationships with their caregivers, many of whom have been employed with the centre for 20 years. While I understand in times of worrisome economics that Fraser Health would like to save money by abandoning their caring staff in order to hire contract staff, who will have no loyalty or allegiance to the centre, let alone benefits, it is abhorrent to not consult with staff, residents and their families. I work in health care in another province and am aware of the bottom line, but you can never replace a figure on the meaningfulness, attentiveness and kindness of the George Derby staff in their daily work. Staff Page 7
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It has become easy practice in budget uncertainty to lay off trusted staff, but it does not account for the reliability and dependability of long-term staff and the comfort and reassurance that it brings to family and friends. It is time to take a stand and do the right thing – not to disrupt seamless and excellence in care; our continuous thanks to our veterans by allowing them to continue to work with those that they are well acquainted with and trust; and to lobby our governments in obtaining the money necessary to provide the kind of care that we can be proud of. We all saw the photo ops over the weekend with government officials and veterans, but it is not good enough to pat yourself on the back one day of the year. Funding for this centre comes from provincial and federal pockets and we know that there is money in the system to provide care with dignity to our veterans and their families who gave so much to all of us. Linda B. Fischer, by email
Let’s fix this problem
Hello, Minister. BCIT Faculty and Staff Association calling again. Let’s talk about nursing. BCIT led the country in creating a three-year Bachelor of Science in nursing. Your government put good money into that program and it’s producing results. Over the past year, BCIT had a vacancy in advanced nursing specialties go unfilled for a year. I don’t need to tell you that nurses have a strong sense of professional responsibility and many feel that it’s an
Paul Reniers, executive director, BCIT Faculty and Staff Association
Centre decision is cruel Dear Editor:
Re: Families worried about care changes, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 14. I was moved to tears when I saw what you are doing. This is cruel and unacceptable. People are more important than the bottom line. My father was a Second World War vet and, thankfully, he was well taken care of by family until the last few weeks of his life, when he went in to a hospice. Obviously, the long-term staff is like family to your residents. I understand contracting out is cheaper for you but let’s not forget, the contractor is in business to make money so, who suffers? The residents, our war veterans, of course.
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it to their government agencies directly or to any citizen of that regime. And if we do, are we then in effect saying that the Americans presented a bigger threat to Canada’s sovereignty in the 1970s than the Red Chinese do in 2012? If that’s the case, then it’s become a world turned upside-down. China’s agenda is no big secret. It wants to displace the United States as the global superpower, simple as that. And while I am dismissive of conspiracy theories of any kind, I truly believe that
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Deal: Part of bigger agenda in which to, ahem, invest. Canada fits the bill. Perhaps all that noise in the ’60s and ’70s was just so much anti-Americanism – after all, back then only the Americans had any real money – and nothing more. If that was the case, then maybe those heady nationalistic principles were not very deep to begin with, and that would be a shame. Personally I think it is appalling that we should consider selling any resource to the Communist Chinese, be
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honour to train the next generation. That honour, unfortunately, isn’t enough when it means sacrificing family time, seniority, and health benefits for comparable wages and vacation. Now, your government has negotiated a contract that will give hospital nurses more money and better working conditions. They’ll receive a three per cent raise on April 1, 2013. And they deserve it. We’ve been offered nothing, and if it was hard for BCIT to recruit nursing instructors last year, imagine what it will be like now. When you realize BCIT doesn’t top up parental leave benefits for association members, our efforts to recruit the young women who now dominate the nursing profession look ridiculous. Is this really what your government intended? Isn’t this something we should fix? You have the ability to fix it. Let’s talk about doing that.
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Button up: The Rotary Coats for Kids campaign visited Burnaby’s Inman
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Rotary program aimed at keeping kids warm The campaign uses a truck, which functions as a mobile dressing room, so children can climb aboard and pick a coat they like. Volunteers have handed out 750 coats this season, and they expect to distribute Jennifer Moreau 500 more by the end of the month. staff reporter Campaign volunteers are asking for The Rotary Coats for Kids campaign donations of coats for babies and children is in full swing, and organizers are still up to five years old, and for teenagers, looking for more donations aged 14 to 16. to keep local children warm The volunteers are also “We were able to this winter. accepting cash donations in purchase over 400 order to buy more coats to “We are grateful for the cash and coat donations desperately needed distribute to the kids. received to date from indiThe Rotary Coats for Kids coats. … However, truck viduals as well as businesses will visit local schools much more is and organizations. Together until the end of November, with cash received last year, but volunteers will continue needed.” we were able to purchase to collect donations of coats over 400 desperately needGLORIA TOM WING STAUDT and money anytime. ed coats,” said campaign Spokesperson To make a donation spokesperson Gloria Tom call the South Burnaby Wing Staudt. “However, much more is Neighbourhood House at 604-431-0400 needed.” or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The annual campaign, spearheaded by For more information, go to www. the Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown, burnabymetrotownrotary.org. collects donated winter coats with hoods and distributes them to local kids in jmoreau@ need. burnabynow.com
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On the ice: Francesca Sawyer played in the world’s longest hockey game last year, raising money for cystic fibrosis. Lace Bite, a documentary about the game, is airing Saturday.
Long game flick premieres Saturday Alfie Lau
It was a little more than a year ago when a group of 40 women played hockey for 10 days at Burnaby 8Rinks to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis and set a Guinness world record. The group, named the Vancouver chapter of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Partners, succeeded in every way possible,
raising more than $165,000, breaking the longest continuous hockey game record by 65 minutes and raising awareness of the disease to levels they didn’t even think possible. And come Nov. 17, participants and supporters will get to relive that magical time between Aug. 26 and Sept. 5, 2011 with the Vancouver screening party for Lace Bite, the documentary about the world’s longest hockey game.
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OUT AND ABOUT WITH Richard T. Lee, MLA B U R N A B Y N O RT H
BURNABY CENTRAL TO OUR GOVERNMENT’S EDUCATION STRATEGY Last month, I was thrilled to have Premier Clark and Education Minister McRae in our community to celebrate the grand opening of Burnaby Central Secondary school. In B.C.’s growing, exciting job sectors, students require more than a simple desk, pen, and notebook. They need cutting-edge facilities, and this new $55.7 million school certainly delivers! Students will have access to a modern electronics lab for technology education, a 250-seat theatre for drama and music classes, as well as community events, a three-bay automotive shop, and a fabulous chef training facility. What is most important about this investment in our community is we’re giving students every advantage as they complete their high school education. I’m proud of what our government has been able to accomplish over the past decade. A strong record of fiscal management and prudent spending is what makes big successes like Burnaby Central possible. For questions or comments, contact me at Richard.Lee.MLA@leg.bc.ca.
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cash only, and include the reception afterwards. The celebratory get-together after the screenings will allow people to eat, talk and meet some of the players who took part in the game. Food is being provided by Whole Foods and Bella Cakes of New Westminster, while the cash bar will feature beverages from Parallel 49 Brewery, Gray Monk Winery and Quail’s Gate Winery. Francesca Sawyer is a Burnaby
Nelson tower goes to public hearing The proposed development at 6350 and 6550 Nelson Ave. is going forward to public hearing on Nov. 27. Concord Pacific has submitted a rezoning application for a cluster of townhouses along Nelson Avenue and Lobley Park, with a 31-storey tower on the western part of the site. Both 6550 and 6350 Nelson Ave. currently have low-rise apartment buildings on the properties. Public hearings take place at the council chamber at city hall at 7 p.m.
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“Eva’s story motivated me to get involved with cystic fibrosis, getting the word out and helping to raise money to find a cure.” FRANCESCA SAWYER
who had the fatal genetic disease and passed away in March 2010. Sawyer said she played ringette for 18 years, coached for seven years and was a referee for three years. She’s also played co-ed, women’s and summer hockey for the past six years. “The Longest Game 4 CF combined everyone’s
love of hockey with their love of helping others in need,” said Sawyer. “It was through Annie I found out about cystic fibrosis, and she asked me if I wanted to help in the Longest Game 4 CF. “Eva’s story motivated me to get involved with cystic fibrosis, getting the word out and helping to raise money to find a cure.” As the documentary’s Vancouver showing nears, Sawyer can barely contain her joy. “It is going to be so exciting,” she said. “It’s going to be interesting going back and seeing
all the trials and tribulations we went through and how tough it was for all of us. … So many of us are really proud of the work we did to raise money and awareness for CF, and we are lucky enough to have a documentary made about this game.” The documentary had its international premiere at DocuFest Atlanta on Sept. 23, while its Canadian premiere was at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival on Oct. 19. For more information on the documentary, go to www.lace bitemovie.com.
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resident who played in the game, which participants still look back at as a rousing, heart-warming story of community, love of hockey and desire to help others Sawyer has been involved in ice sports for many years and got involved because of her friendship with Annie Markvoort, the sister of Eva Markvoort, the New Westminster woman
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BURNABY RESIDENT STEVEN FERGUSON SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON THE MOVIE BIZ
Recalling Rocky nights at the Ridge CITY CINEMAPHILE:
Burnaby resident Steven Ferguson has worked in movie theatres in the region since 2005. The current manager of The Ridge Theatre, which is slated to be replaced with a condo development, shares his industry memories with the NOW.
ON MY BEAT
“Madness takes its toll.”
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show
urnaby resident Steven Ferguson has experienced the crazy aftermath of The Rocky Horror Picture Show as head manager of the Ridge Theatre in Vancouver. “It’s something to behold, because they absolutely trash the auditorium with the props, with the rice and the toilet paper and stuff,” he says. “My first time walking in after the show and just seeing the carnage left over was amazing.” Luckily the theatre’s janitor has been working there for 30 or so years and has the cleaning “down to an art,” Steven says. The Ridge, operated by Festival Cinemas since 1978, held its final showing of Rocky Horror on Halloween night. Though the Rocky Horror viewers are messy and raucous, it’s a good crowd, according to Steven. “They don’t mind standing outside in line when it’s freezing cold, wearing just a negligee,” he says. “It’s a very, very friendly, supportive crowd.” Steven’s oddest experience at the theatre was during a Rocky Horror showing, he says. “Last year, we had people who weren’t happy with their seats and wanted to sit together, so they took the couch from the lobby and took it into the auditorium, which ordinarily might be fine but our couch is bolted into the wall and the floor,” he says. “I went up and said, ‘I’ll pretend I didn’t see what happened just so long as when the show ends and I come back down, everything is exactly as it was.’” Lo and behold when I came down,” he adds, “it was as if nothing had happened.” This is the last year for the event as the owner of the building, Cressey Developments, is building a new condo development on the site, with plans to
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start construction next year. Paramount as treasurer, he says, The planned closure of the and then went on to work as theatre came as a bitter surprise, assistant manager at Richmond according to Steven, who says Centre 6 Cinemas. the management had a good When that theatre closed in year last year. March 2011, he says, “We had finally he was hired by “Theatres have turned a profit for Festival Cinemas to the first time in years the capability of manage the Ridge and years and years, Theatre. making money, this last financial “It’s nice, it’s lowyear,” he says. “We key,” he says of the but I don’t think were all thrilled company, which also they have the about that, and owns Fifth Avenue then...” Cinemas and The capability of Steven, who Park Theatre. “They making as much prefer just running grew up in Burnaby money as a lot and lives here now the business locally with his wife and of these property and being actively son, says it is likely involved, which is places want.” Festival Cinemas will nice.” offer him another Steven isn’t the STEVEN FERGUSON position if they have only Ferguson to cinema manager one, but there usuwork in the industry ally aren’t spots – his younger brothavailable. er Nate is manager of Dolphin The 29-year-old started his Cinema in Burnaby, and his career in the business when brother Doug works at Starbucks Famous Players opened the and for Festival Cinemas as well. Paramount Vancouver – now At one point all four Ferguson Scotiabank Theatre, owned by brothers, including his youngCineplex Odeon – in 2005. est brother, Daniel, worked for Steven was a student and Cineplex Odeon, he says. had recently been laid off from Steven grew up watching Creo when it was bought out movies, going to video stores by Kodak. He started at the and renting a bundle of five for
$20 or $30 for the week, he says. His favourite movies include the Back to the Future trilogy, The Secret of Nimh, Innerspace, National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1 and Memento, he says, but adds the list changes based on his mood. Ferguson has seen a number of changes in the industry since he started, including the push for digital movies. The digital films are much easier for distributors to ship, as they come on little hard drives, and also make producing a film more accessible for independent filmmakers, Steven says. But the image is not as sharp and the contrast isn’t as good, he adds. Some obscure or less popular 35mm films will likely end up sitting on dusty shelves, Steven says, and won’t be converted “until they’re deemed financially viable enough.” Independent theatres face a variety of threats to their survival, according to Steven. Cost-wise, theatres are caught between hefty fee percentages from distributors, high rents, and large electricity bills, he says. “We like to blame George Lucas because Star Wars Episode
1, they basically said to all the theatres, ‘OK, we’ll give you this movie, but we’re going to take a higher cut off the tickets than we have previously,’” he says of the distribution costs. “All the other distributors hopped on board after that.” Distribution companies are very concerned about piracy and working on technology to prevent it, he says, but they’re also making it harder for people to see movies legally at theatres by demanding higher and higher percentages of ticket prices. “They’re honestly kind of like mob families, it’s their way or the highway,” he says. The desire for theatre building owners to build moneymaking developments is a big threat, as well, he adds. “Theatres have the capability of making money, but I don’t think they have the capability of making as much money as a lot of these property places want,” Steven says. The high cost of tickets – as well as add-on costs such as 3D ticket prices or for VIP viewings – mean theatres rarely have people walking by who decide to catch a flick like they used to, Steven says. “It kind of seems like a person needs to be committed,” he says. “We’re not getting anybody who is just walking in off the street. That crowd is basically gone.” Because of the high costs of running a theatre, Steven says, most of the money made comes from the concession counter. While Steven is sad to see the Ridge closing, he says, he adds he is a little excited to see what might come next for him, careerwise.
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Canadian icon to appear at Metrotown centre MOVERS & SHAKERS Janaya Fuller-Evans
ell-known Canadian wildlife artist Robert Bateman is making an appearance at Metropolis at Metrotown on Nov. 28, according to the shopping centre’s website. Bateman, an 82-year-old artist, environmentalist and naturalist, will be at an art event at Smart Frames and Accents from 7 to 9 p.m., according to the website. Those who attend the event will have the chance to win a limited edition Bateman print, Along the Coast, which is valued at $700. There will be snacks and drinks, and cameras are welcome.
Trade boards hosts events
The Burnaby Board of Trade recently held a reception with Jason Kenney, minister of citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism. The event, held in partnership with the Immigrant Employment Council of B.C., took place on Nov. 9. But if you missed that event, the board is holding two more get-togethers this month.
This month’s High Tea Dim Sum networking event is taking place on Nov. 28 from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. at Fortune House Seafood Restaurant, according to the board’s website. Tickets are $20. The board is also holding a Business Over Breakfast networking event on Nov. 30 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. at the Riverway Golf Clubhouse. Breakfast and registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and networking begins at 8 a.m. Participants should bring at least 50 business cards, according to the website. The price is $30 for members and $45 for non-members, with a full breakfast buffet included. Those who wish to register for either event should do so by calling 604-412-0100 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santa is coming!
It’s that time of year again. Santa Claus is making an appearance at Burnaby shopping centres during the holiday shopping season, starting this Saturday at Metropolis at Metrotown, Brentwood and Lougheed town centres. Children’s musicians Bobs and Lolo are accompanying Santa to Lougheed Town Centre on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., according to the centre’s website. Rudolph and Frosty the
Snowman are expected to be present for a sing-along, and a parade to Santa’s Workshop is also planned. The Santa Express mini train will be available for rides around Santa’s Workshop, with a donation to the B.C. Society of Model Engineers. The Burnaby Christmas Bureau will be accepting unwrapped toy donations at the centre as of this
weekend, as well. Brentwood Town Centre is holding an interactive show to welcome Santa on Saturday at 11 a.m., according to the centre’s website.
`Tis the season
As the air gets chillier and the holiday season approaches, many companies consider what corporate giving or community service work should be done
in the year to come. If your business is planning next year’s charitable donations, or employees are planning to volunteer for events or organizations in the community, let us know so we can include it in our Movers and Shakers column. And if businesses have any upcoming events during the holiday season or plans to help out in the
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ormer Burnaby resident Frankie Cena was recently crowned Mr. World. Yes, the Burnaby boy who’s grown up in the community winning debate competitions and talent shows is now representing Canada in a global beauty contest for men that parallels the Miss World pageant. Frankie will compete against contestants from around the world for the Mr. World title, to be announced on Nov. 24 in England. Something else of note: Frankie is no longer a
Burnaby resident. He’s moved to Port Moody, so you won’t be seeing his name as often in our newspaper. He’s also studying at UBC’s Sauder School of Business and will graduate with a business degree in 2013. The NOW wishes him all the luck in conquering the world.
If you’re looking for something different this Christmas, we have two upcoming craft fairs to get some of your holiday shopping done. Head to the Scandinavian Craft Fair on Sunday, Nov. 25. The fair features Scandinavian specialties, arts and crafts, and admission is free. The fair will be held at the Scandinavian Community Centre, at
6540 Thomas St. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Nikkei Centre is also holding a Japanese craft and bake sale this Saturday and Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors will be selling traditional textiles, contemporary Japaneseinspired items, home baking, handmade soaps and lotions, jewelry, hand-knitted items, ornaments, cards and more. Admission is free. The centre is at 6688 Southoaks Cres.
Fun fair for kids
Burnaby mom Ellen Wong is organizing a Christmas Fun Fair on Saturday Dec. 1 to raise money for Vancouver Urban Ministries, which is partnering with World Vision to help Vancouver
Community Centre, 4781 Parkwood Ave.
With Christmas approaching, Burnaby Family Life, a key organization in the city, is seeking donations. The non-profit group, which provides support for families, immigrants and new mothers, needs to buy a new Santa Claus suit for a series of upcoming holiday parties. They also need help with cash donations to cover the cost of the parties. “It is important to note that these Christmas parties serve children and families living in poverty who lack family support, who often lack an understanding of the dominant culture in Canada,” wrote executive director Jeanne
Fike. “Many families are struggling to learn English, find jobs, and will spend Christmas alone.” To make donations, get in touch with Burnaby Family Life by calling 604659-2200. Donations of Christmas decorations are also welcome.
Shairose ShamjiKarmali, owner of Safari Snack House, has been nominated for a Provincial Nesika Award, recognizing achievement in multiculturalism. ShamjiKarmali’s restaurant on Canada Way serves African food. The awards ceremony is on Nov. 23 at the Bonsor Recreation Complex. Send Here and Now items to jmoreau@burnabynow. com.
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children with living in poverty. Wong has organized a small army of high school students to help, and they are planning to have 25 booths with various games. There will also be a concession, and an undisclosed item signed by Michael Bublé up for silent auction. “I am so very uplifted to see our young people being so passionate in helping kids underprivileged and in need of a helping hand,” Wong wrote in a note to the NOW. Proceeds from the fair go to Vancouver Urban Ministries’ afterschool one-on-one therapeutic program to help underprivileged kids with learning disabilities. The fair will be held on Dec. 1, from 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Westburn
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Stay warm: From left, Betty Griffin, Dinka Malatestinic, Sharon MacDonald and Jane Lee participated in the knitting efforts at Confederation Seniors Centre.
Knitting for a cause Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
About 40 to 45 women at Confederation Seniors Centre have been busy this fall knitting hundreds of scarves, toques and mitts to donate to homeless people, children in need, and a local transition house.
“We recognize there are lots of people in need in our community, and this is our way of reaching out to help before the weather gets cold,” said Lori-Ann Cornwall, a recreation leader at the centre. The knitted collection was on display at the centre before the items were
donated to Rotary Coats for Kids, Mission Possible, Lutheran Urban Mission Society, the food bank and Dixon Transition Society. Some participating women created 100 or more pieces, according to Cornwall. In all, 805 pieces were donated.
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What’s going on in the city
e’re more than halfway through November and Christmas is coming up fast on the horizon. Here’s our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend: Get browsing at the 12th Annual Nikkei Place Craft & Bake Fair, running from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 at 6688 Southoaks Cresc. This free event features unique Japanese-inspired items such as gorgeous traditional textiles, fun and funky contemporary items, and home baking and other delicious snacks. For more info, go to www.nikkeiplace.org or call 604-777-7000. Get your spare change out on Nov. 16 and 17 when Burnaby firefighters will be out in full force collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Burnaby firefighters will be at these locations between 5 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17: B.C. liquor stores at Willingdon and Hastings, Brentwood Town Centre and HighGate Shopping (or more) Centre; Costco locations at Still Things to do Creek Avenue and Brighton this weekend Avenue; Kensington Square Plaza, Metropolis at Metrotown and Lougheed Town Centre. Get buying at the St. Helen’s Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, lunch, dinner, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more. Get listening to The Lost Fingers, on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. If you’re interested in listening to some of your old favorites with a twist, the Lost Fingers are bringing a bit of ‘80s gypsy fusion to the stage. Quebec trio Alex Morissette, Dr. Christian Roberge and Byron “Maiden” Mikaloff will feature songs written by Madonna, Bryan Adams, AC/DC and Michael Jackson. The result of mixing the inspiration of legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt, along with classic rock anthems from the ‘80s is a funky blend that will have you out of your seats all night long. Tickets are $32 for adults and $27 for students and seniors. Get crafting for Christmas at the Quilting with Crayons workshop being held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Burnaby Village Museum. Those attending should come with an idea, a drawing or even a page out of a colouring book. If you’re under 15 years old, you can sign up with your favourite adult. For more information, call 604-297-4565. Get cheering for the B.C. High School Boys Football quarterfinals, being held at UBC. The Burnaby-based St. Thomas More Knights earned their bye and will face Burnaby feeder school Notre Dame at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Thunderbird Stadium. The winner will advance to the semifinals at B.C. Place next weekend. Email your Top 5 ideas to email@example.com or send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more events listings, see our homepage at www.burnabynow.com.
ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS
The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2012 NOVEMBER 27 AT 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendments to “Burnaby Zoning Bylaw 1965”. 1)
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 42, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13147 Rez. #11-52 4125 Sardis Street Lot 18, Blk 36, DL 34, Group 1, NWD Plan 1355 From: R5 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Development Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Sardis Street Development” prepared by Gradual Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a three storey stacked townhouse development (10 units) with full underground parking.
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 43, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13148 Rez. #12-17 Portion of 2801 Ellerslie Avenue That portion of the common property of NWS3294, DL 59 and 78, Group 1, NWD, located north of Ellerslie Ave. From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM1 Multiple Family Residential District) To: R2 Residential District The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a two-lot R2 Residential District single-family subdivision.
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 44, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13149 Rez. #07-45 5161 and 5191 Hastings Street Lots 3 and 4, Blk 89, D.L. 127, Group 1, NWD Plan 4953 From: RM3 Multiple Family Residential District and R4 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Apartment Study Area B guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “5161 & 5191 Hastings Street” prepared by Merrick Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a 22-unit stacked townhouse development with underground parking.
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 45, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13150 Rez. #12-25 2830 Bainbridge Avenue Lot 178, District Lot 59, Group 1, NWD Plan 52579 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C1 Neighbourhood Commercial District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C1 Neighbourhood Commercial District and P1 Neighbourhood Institutional District as guidelines and in accordance with the development plans entitled “Learning Ladder Child Care Centre” prepared by SEL Engineering Ltd.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a licensed child care facility with up to 61 children and 12 staff.
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 46, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13152 Rez. #12-15 6530 and 6550 Nelson Avenue Lot 48, District Lot 152, Group 1, NWD Plan 32590; Lot B, District Lot 152, Group 1, NWD Plan 32590 From: RM3 Multiple Family Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on the RM5s Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Town Centre Development Plan as guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “The Met 2” prepared by Buttjes Architecture Inc.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a high-rise multiple family residential development with a townhouse component.
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All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the offices of the Planning Department, 3rd floor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Office of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Wednesday, 2012 November 14 to Tuesday, 2012 November 27. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING M. Manuel, ACTING CITY CLERK
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Finding inspiration in the people around you to cover – from A to Z. The stories of the great people in history and mythology filled my imagination. I didn’t realize it then, but the heroes of mytholHEALTHWISE ogy and comic books repDr. Davidicus Wong resented what mythologist Joseph Campbell called ho inspires you? the hero’s journey – the Of all the great archetypal adventure that personalities represents the life of every in history and of all the human being. people you have met in When I reflect upon your life, who has inspired who has been my greatest you the most? inspiration – and who still Whose words and sets my standards for moractions, style and manner ality and compassion, my have influenced you in the mother comes first. most positive way? She was literate, outI have been inspired by teachers who shared know- going and kind. She was the most ledge and wisdom, patients thoughtful person I have who, with courage, have ever known. She not only confronted considered the illness and dis“I imagined hav- needs of her ability, my dad but she with his honest ing a secret iden- family would worry work ethic, and tity and using about every my children other person who have my powers to she knew. made me a betovercome adverShe was ter person. sity, help those in the most honGrowing up, person I I spent many need and make est have ever met. hours reading the world a better If given extra Superman and change, she Batman comic place.” would walk a books. mile back to the I imagined DR. DAVIDICUS WONG grocery store. Columnist having a She would secret identity always do what and using my powers to she knew to be right. overcome adversity, help My mom taught me those in need and make the the importance of family. world a better place. When she was nine years I also read the World old, she and her siblings Book encyclopedia – cover
were orphaned. With both parents gone, the children decided to work hard to keep the younger ones fed and clothed until they had all finished school. With better luck, my mom may have gone to university and become a teacher or a nurse. The courage and love shared by my mom and her siblings remain an inspiration. Without their shared efforts, the family would have been separated, and I would not know my cous-
ins. My mom came to the hospital every day when I was 10 years old and hospitalized with rheumatoid arthritis. She’d bring me books and stay the whole day. She was the one to take me to all my doctor’s appointments and lab tests. She would lose sleep watching over me when I was feverish or in pain. My mother had faith in me when I did not. She believed I could do great things if I worked at it. She gave me freedom
to discover my own talents and supported me in nurturing them. My mom inspires me still with the selfless, unconditional love she gave me. It remains her legacy to me, and I aspire to give that same love to my own children and to every other human being I can touch. Who inspires you, and how can each of us inspire others? On Saturday, Nov. 17, Century House in New Westminster will be celebrating Inspiration Day.
Recharge your life with inspirational words, laughter yoga and live comedy. A $5 ticket covers refreshments and door prizes. I’ll be presenting the keynote, “Be Inspired … And Inspire Others: Achieving Our Positive Potential.” For more information, contact Century House at 604-5191066. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician and writer. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper. See davidicuswong. wordpress.com for more.
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Ginny and Derek Wilson took the NOW to the farmers’ market in Carp, Ont., while on a trip to visit their oldest son. Contributed photo/ burnaby now
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Burnaby kids won’t necessarily recognize the name but they are likely to agree that Mark Bodie deserves an award for his work. Bodie, who won Burnaby Business Person of the Year at the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards last week, is the co-founder of Habitat Systems Inc., a playground and landscape equipment distributor. Bodie, who lives with his wife and two children in Burnaby’s South Slope neighbourhood, started the business with Jeff Musson 17 years ago. “My business partner Jeff and I started it in my converted workshop,” Bodie says, adding the business moved to its current location on Napier Street a year later. “My business partner and I had a vision of growing a business that was Burnaby-based,” he adds, “a business that could grow over time and expand.” The pair did two years of research on the industry and the best manufacturContributed photo/burnaby now ers, according to Bodie, and King of the playground: Mark Bodie started his looked at the local market. The timing was ideal company, Habitat Systems Inc., with Jeff Musson out – just as Bodie and Musson of his workshop 17 years ago. He was named Burnaby were planning their busi- Business Person of the Year at the Burnaby Business ness, the industry moved Excellence Awards last week. away from using wooden he says, estimating about “It’s the combination playground materials that half of the 1,700 elementary of a good vision, a great needed to be replaced schools in B.C. need play- product, and bringing it to within a couple of decades, grounds. market with a fair price and Bodie says. “We were in a fortunate great service,” he says. “Seventeen years ago, position – it was a growing Starting a business takes the industry changed from business, and still is,” he determination, a great wooden playsays. “We’re far model, and dealing with grounds to integrity, he adds. done.” “There was a tre- from more durable There were eight Regarding products, and mendous amount his recent busi- other winners at Burnaby we really ness award, Business Excellence Awards of playgrounds caught that Bodie says it is last week. wave,” he says. put in in the ‘70s a great honour. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers “There was a “It was tre- was named this year’s that by the ‘90s tremendous e n d o u s l y Burnaby Business of the were failing. We m amount of playhumbling and Year. grounds put in were beneficiaries very exciting, West Pacific Consulting in the ‘70s that Group won Small Business and someof that.” by the ‘90s were thing that is of the Year, Computers for failing. We were new to me, Schools won Not-For-Profit MARK BODIE the beneficiaries being so pub- Organization of the Year, Habitat Systems Inc. of that.” licly honoured Gourmet Baker won in the The compalike that,” he says. “It was category of Environmental ny has offices in Vernon, something that I felt, sit- Sustainability, Gloo Studios Edmonton and Calgary, ting in front of a roomful won Entrepreneurial Spirit, Alta., according to Bodie, of the elite business people Teradici won Business and has thousands of of Burnaby, it’s kind of a Innovation, Scotiabank playgrounds throughout bit awe-inspiring because won Burnaby Community Western Canada. Almost you’re in front of people Spirit, and Pacific Blue every school in Burnaby who run tremendously suc- Cross won Family Friendly has a Habitat Systems play- cessful businesses. Organization. ground, he adds. The 12th annual awards “We were really, really But there are plenty of pleased,” he adds. were a joint initiative other playgrounds needed He attributes his success between the board and the throughout the province, to a number of factors. City of Burnaby.
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A22 • Friday, November 16, 2012 • Burnaby NOW
Burnaby violinist in spotlight at Orpheum
Jonathan Chan to perform Sunday at Vancouver centre
Competition, with overall highest marks. “I never intended to be a musician,” he said, on the phone from his apartment in England. “I just Marelle Reid happened to be good at staff reporter it, I guess, and I was very Last summer, when competitive. I loved doing Burnaby musician Jonathan competitions. … I really Chan was practicing his didn’t think about doing violin in his ground floor music until the last year of apartment in London, high school. I thought, if England, it was hot, so he I’m ever going to do music and pursue this talent, it opened the patio door. has to be now. I He was can’t come back playing some “I thought, if I’m to it, like with classical piece ever going to do academics. So – Beethoven, or I took my shot Bach – and the music and pursue and realized sound carried this talent, it has music’s pretty outside to the much like a cult street. to be now. … – once you’re More than Music’s pretty in, you can’t get one person stopped to lismuch like a cult out.” Chan studied ten, which was – once you’re attheVancouver no surprise to in, you can’t get Academy of him, because Music throughChan, 22, isn’t out.” out his elemenjust any aspirtary and high ing violinist; JONATHAN CHAN school years. Violinist he’s been playFrom there, ing since he was four and performing he was accepted into The since age eight, and has Guildhall School of Music given concerts in Europe, and Drama in London, China, South Africa and where he is now studying for his masters degree. across North America. This weekend, he is He has garnered numerous awards and home for a special perforis a three-time national mance with the Vancouver of Music first grand-prize winner Academy of the Canadian Music Symphony Orchestra at
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No. 9. Performing on stage in front of many people is something he is not only used to by now, but something he relishes.
“I love to perform in any capacity,” he said. “That’s what I love doing. I love the rush, and I love going Violinist Page 23
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Violinist: Art relieves life’s pain continued from page 22
on stage and I love to deliver and perform. I guess that is the dream, ultimately – to perform on an international level.” Getting himself one step closer to his dream, this year Chan competed for and won a three-year contract for the use of a 1715 Dominicus Montagnana violin valued at $900,000, from the Canadian Council for the Arts instrument bank. “It’s amazing to play,” he said of the nearly 300-year-old antique violin. “It’s a one-in-a-million opportunity to be drawing an incredible sound from an incredible piece.” Chan said he recognizes the challenges of being a professional musician; having to ask for sponsorship and the tenuous nature of being paid to perform, but believes a positive attitude and an understanding of how to market oneself, whether as a musician, or athlete or any other type of performer, is the key to success. “Just apply yourself, even if things don’t work out in the short term,” he said. “If you just apply yourself and keep to yourself and stay honest about work or
whatever in your life, things will work themselves out and it’ll be fine.” Chan said the main reason he pursues a career in music is because of what he offers listeners, whether they are sitting in a concert hall, or just walking by his patio door on a summer afternoon. “There was a great quote from a jazz musician I heard over the summer,” Chan said. “I was talking to a professor and this jazz musician told him one time, he asked him, ‘Why do you do music?’ and he said, ‘To ease the suffering.’ You know, life is not always going to be up, it’s not always going to be great, especially with the economy right now – a lot of people are suffering – but you know, it’s almost pain relief. That’s what people turn to art for.” And what better example than Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, which ends with the well-known ‘Ode To Joy’? The Beethoven Celebration starts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Orpheum, 601 Smithe St. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors, available at the door or online at www.vancouveracademyof music.com/events/beethoven. email@example.com
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ARTS CALENDAR UNTIL NOV. 24 Artists workshop series, for young, old, emerging and established artists, at the Burnaby Art Gallery’s Fireside Room. Learn about grant writing in a two-day workshop, Nov. 17 & 24, 1 to 4 p.m., led by independent curator, writer and arts administrator, Allison Collins. Also, learn about social media and marketing with freelance theatre publicist Rebecca Coleman, who will help you develop a strategic approach. Nov. 18, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Workshops are $15. To register, call 604-297-4422 or visit www.burnaby.ca/ webreg. Info, www.burnaby artgallery.ca. Celebration, a solo exhibition of a collection of new works exploring life’s celebrations with the rose as the main theme, by New Westminster Artist Marney-Rose Edge at Arts Council Gallery in Queen’s Park at Centennial Lodge. Regular hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UNTIL NOV. 30 Celebrating veterans’ art, presented by the George Derby Centre, in the reference department of the New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. during library opening hours. Original artwork created by Second World War vets in the last year. The Heritage Drawing Society will also display their sketched portraits of some of the George Derby residents.
UNTIL DEC. 8 The Golden Age Theatre presents, Happily Ever After, a “behind the scenes fairy tale” with a comic ending, directed by Margo Prentice, written by Greg Finnegan. Show runs Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Century House, 620 Eighth Ave. Tickets $8 for members, $10 for non-members, available at the door. Info, 604-5191066.
UNTIL DEC. 31 Van Dop Gallery presents, “Red Zephyr,” new works by Carole Arnston, made up of dramatic and dynamic, abstracted “floralscapes” in the usual style of this enigmatic artist. Open exhibition running 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, Saturdays, or by appointment, until the end of the year. Info, www.vandop gallery.com.
UNTIL JAN. 7 Abstract artist Nasser Ghaderi, exhibits his latest work at the Plaskett Gallery of the Massey Theatre until Jan. 7, 2013. An executive film producer, Ghaderi only started painting in January, 2012, but already his career has blossomed, with 17 exhibits this year, and 10 booked for 2013, and he has sold over $20,000 worth of his work. Info, 604-517-5900.
TUESDAY, NOV. 20 Spoken Ink presents, author Linda Svendsen reading from her book, Sussex Drive, at 8 p.m. at La Fontana Caffé, 101-3701 East Hastings. Open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. Info, www.BurnabyWritersNews. blogspot.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, NOV. 25
Highlights, a selection from Giuseppe Verdi’s wonderful opera Rigoleto, sung by five young opera singers from the Lower Mainland, 3 p.m. at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave. Part of the Sunday Afternoon Concert series, this will be a Christmas carol sing-along with the audience, plus a bake sale and raffle. Tickets are $15, through the box office, 604-205-3000.
MONDAY, NOV. 26 Last Monday at the Movies presents, First Position, at Massey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Docudrama Director: Bess Kargman. Actors: Aran Bell, Michaela Deprince, Joan Sebastian Zamora, Rebecca Houseknecht. www.arts councilnewwest.org
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28 Author reading, Chris Cjzakowski will read from her new book, Ginty’s Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller’s Dream, at the McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The library is located at 4595 Albert St. Free, but space is limited. To register, call 604-299-8955.
ONGOING Enjoy singing, and looking for a group to join? The Burnaby Hospital Choir is looking for sopranos and altos. Music is light and varied. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the hospital. To register or for more info, call 604434-9737 or 604-434-6745. Wild West CanCan Dancers Society, looking for new members to join. Practices are alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays near Lougheed mall SkyTrain station. Dance experience an asset but not required. Info: www.wild westcancan.ca or contact membership@wildwestcan can.ca. Burnaby International Folk Dancers, meet every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Charles Rummel Centre, 3630 Lozells Ave. Learn folk dances from around the world, all levels welcome, no partner needed. Info: 604-436-9475. Line dancing at Deer Lake United Church, 5135 Sperling Ave. Beginners welcome, moderated exercise for body and brain. Mondays at 10 a.m. Info: Georgie at 604-5225647. Sing Your Heart Out, with the Maple Leaf Singers, a unique six-part harmony show chorus. All welcome to audition, first sopranos particularly needed. Call Anne Baird at 604-922-9827 or email infor mation@maple-leaf-singers. com. New handbell choir, for youth in Burnaby and New Westminster still has opening for one or two more members. Rehearsals are on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave. Free registration. For more information, call 604-5973894. Zumba Fitness Party, taught by Claudia Houwers, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Royal Oak Community Church, 7175 Royal Oak Ave. Introductory drop-in price is $10 for first two classes. For more information, call Claudia at 604-785-4587. Learn to dance for fun, Wednesday nights, 6050 Sussex Ave 7 p m is help for
diate lessons, 9 to 10:30 p.m. are open dancing. $12 for two lessons and a dance, $3 for dance only (9 p.m.) Info: www.DanceForFun.ca or email email@example.com. No partner needed, all ages welcome. World Poetry New Westminster night out, Fourth Wednesday of each month (except December), New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. Info: 604-526-4729.
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New Westminster Writers, meet on the third Saturday monthly at 10 a.m. in the Plaskett Room at New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. Century House Singers, welcome new singers, 50-plus, at their Monday afternoon practices, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Century House. Members must enjoy singing just for fun, mainly old favourites. No auditions required. Info: 604519-1066. The New Westminster and District Concert Band, looking for new members. They have a beginner band for people of any age who want to learn to play an instrument, and there are some instruments available to borrow. For those with experience, there is also an intermediate band, and a senior band for accomplished musicians. For info, call Jim at 604-434-9262 or see www. nwdband.com.
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Friday night dances for 55plus, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Confederation Centre, 4584 Albert St. Call 604-294-1936. Burnaby Scottish Country Dance Club, meets Mondays, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway. New members welcome, no partners or experience required. Drop in or call Susan, 604-451-1161 or Rosemary, 604-298-6552. Info: www.rscdsvancouver. org/burnaby. Burnaby Writers’ Circle, meeting the first Wednesday of each month, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the program room at Confederation Centre, 4548 Albert St. Meetings are Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Call Ron Well at 604-945-5024 for more info. Elgar Strings seeks violin, viola, bass and cello players to join their ranks. Orchestra meets at the Mormon church on Willingdon Avenue on Friday mornings at 10 a.m. If you would like to play but haven’t done so for awhile, call to discuss the possibilities. Experienced players very welcome. Call Jill at 604-9262892.
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Cameron Sunshine Singalong, seeks volunteer musicians to play oldies music from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, for sing-alongs, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every other Monday at Cameron Senior Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron St. For more information, call 604-420-6478.
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Healthy feeding practices for pets Back in the day, pets were fed what we ate. With changing times, research and an increase in the number of feeding options for pets – more and more, our pets eat what we believe in. The common feeding practices that I currently recommend include kibble food, canned diets, and balanced home-cooked diets. And then, there is this recent fad of feeding raw diets to dogs. The idea of raw may sound similar to the push towards organic foods, going green, spending time out in the sun, or being closer to nature, etc. But are raw diets for pets really the answer to making them healthier in the long term? Raw diets have become popular mainly due to anecdotal reports on the internet and from some pet owners hearsay that dogs feel and look better while on them. While I am always happy to hear about or see a happy and good looking pet, it is important to keep in mind the long-term health of each and every individual pet. Proponents of raw feeding for pets like to believe that they are feeding their dogs what they would eat in the wild. But Shadow or Bella are not living in the wild anymore, are they? They share our beds with us, lick our faces, and spend time with our new-borns, whose immune system may
just be kicking in. And they live to be 12 to 15 years… more often than they did 20 years ago (when they still were not living in the wild). Feral dogs tend to live a much shorter life. The position of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is quite reflective of why raw diets are not recommended for pets. The CVMA website states that “there is evidence of potential health risks for pets fed raw meat based diets and for humans in contact with such pets”. These hazards include bacteria like salmonella in raw meat, which may persist in the dogs’ immediate environment (our homes), potential for zoonotic infections too in-contact humans, and potential gastric obstructions from undigested bone or broken teeth. An unbalanced diet may damage the long-term health of dogs if given for an extended period. Recently, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has joined the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in taking a stand against raw food diets for pets as well. The reason for such distinguished associations taking this stance on the issue of pet foods is the lack of documented scientific evidence in favour of feeding raw and its perceived benefits. There is also the concern of lack of regulations for raw pet food manufacturers. As things stand, anyone can just start a raw company out of their kitchen (or garage), and that is a worrisome sign. In practice, I like to take the time and effort to educate pet owners regarding healthy feeding practices for pets, because educated pet owners make better decisions. I prefer to feed pets balanced diets (which may include home-cooked, under a veterinarian’s supervision) as opposed to a diet that has no scientific evidence of benefits over other options. Our homes and veterinary clinics may not be the best place to start a “research project” to evaluate how a dog would do on an unproven diet. Remember, the popular choice may not always be the right choice. – Jangi Bajwa, DVM Hastings Veterinary Hospital
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“Ricki” is a lovely, little lady that was found homeless at Burnaby Lake. Luckily, a Good Samaritan discovered her living under a shed. She was sweet, friendly and affectionate from the get go. She LOVES receiving pets all over her body as well as, scratches around her ears, head and chin. She will even bunt at your hand asking for more. She tolerates being picked up and cuddled but not other cats. She wants all the attention for herself and she deserves it!
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Question: I have a Concord grape vine eight years old and was wondering if I can move it. Or can I cut off a foot-long piece and stick it in the ground? I need a little advice on the best choice. Myra, Chilliwack Answer: Moving a grapevine involves some heavy digging and much pruning of vines and roots. The roots aren’t usually deeper than a foot (30 cm) but they spread four or five feet around. If you’re a muscular type gardener who is OK with strenuous work – or if you have help from someone who can dig a big hole and drag a wide rootball around, then you could certainly get the
whole vine moved. So the choice really depends how strong you are or if you have help available. Grapevines are so vigorous that cuttings or transplanting should result in a live grape vine. Cuttings are easier, but transplanting the big vine would give you more grapes sooner. Late fall planting gives the roots more time to settle in, but I’m inclined to prefer early spring for moving grapevines or starting grape cuttings. That’s because winter sometimes strikes early and hard. Occasionally we have severe cold with outflow winds and no precipitation. This is hard on newly-planted grapes and may kill cuttings. Starting cuttings is non-strenuous and takes very little time. All you need is a stem with three buds: when you insert it into the ground, two buds should be covered by soil while one remains above it. Rooting hormone is optional.
It is always safer with cuttings to take two or three in case of accidents and leave the mother plant in place until you have at least one cutting producing new growth.
Question: I bought a bunch of trees and shrubs (weeping birch magnolia, lilac, roses, burning bush, forsythia) with plans to plant them right away. But now I’d prefer to wait till spring when we can afford to have someone properly plan a garden for us. I’d
love to know if I had better get digging now or if I could steps to protect them now and plant them later. Jamie Jeffrey, Email Answer: You can do it all, Jamie. You can get digging to protect them now, keeping them in the pots so that you have them ready for planting later. The best way to overwinter them in pots is to dig holes deep enough in the soil so that you can
plunge pots and plants into the earth. The level of soil in the pots should be level with the top of the garden soil. Mulching them would give extra security. An alternative method for people who have a greenhouse, which can be heated to above freezing, is to simply plunk the trees and shrubs in there. They will be able to survive the winter in the original pots just as you bought them. They would need occasional watering.
In the days when most shrubs and trees were sold bare-root in fall, gardeners would often ‘heel’ them in – that is, plant them quickly and casually with no extras. Their aim was just to get the roots covered till they could relocate them in spring. Containerized plants in the soil have a better situation because there’s less root disturbance later. Anne Marrison is happy to answer garden questions. Send them to her via amar firstname.lastname@example.org
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New RDX brings more to the table for 2013 model David Chao
The Acura RDX was always a different kind of a car. Designed to provide great performance and superb handling, the previous generation RDX was perhaps a bit too aggressive in its approach to maximize performance while somewhat compromising comfort and luxury. The turbocharged engine and Europeanlike handling provided immense driving pleasure for an SUV but this dynamic package did not deliver as much luxury value to traditional, upscale SUV customers who were more drawn to softer, smoother riding vehicles such as the Lexus RX 350. For 2013, Acura decided it was time for it to become more mature – luxury style. The redesigned 2013 RDX features refinements ofevery aspect to the vehicle. The exterior lines are softer, the interior is more plush, the drivetrain is smoother and the engine is more powerful, yet more efficient. Most important of all, the new RDX looks and feels much more expensive. Acura hopes these refinements will welcome a whole new generation of young customers into its comfy yet stylish mode of transportation.
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stated elegance. The smoother exterior lines are partnered with traditionally sensible colours. The design is, generally speaking, much more upscale and gives that luxurious feel that was lacking in the 2012 version. The design is unmistakeably similar to the popular MDX model. Inside, the grown-up design continues with a pleasant combination of curvy lines and flowing elements. The hard plastics that dominated the cabin of the previous model have been mostly replaced by softer more elegant materials. This is probably the single most noticeable aspect of the RDX’s maturation process. The cabin now feels like it came from a car that costs twice as much.
The 2013 Acura RDX takes a leap into a more elegant design similar to the popular MDX.
suspension is softer and smoother, again moving away from the more aggressive nature of its predecessor. The only disappointment is the steering feel, which, while accurate in its ability to track the road, is light and somewhat artificial. It will likely please the average Lexus-type SUV
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drivers (which is Acura’s targeted competitor anyway) but it will not steal sales away from BMW or Audi owners who are used to more road feel.
Even though the actual amount of added interior space is not that much, the interior feels more spacious. Looking about the cabin, the Acura meets all the prerequisites for an entry-level luxury vehicle with no overwhelmingly unusual features. All five seats are plush while providing adequate support and comfort. The spacy feel is consistent throughout as leg room and head room is plentiful for the average adult in the rear seats. Acura also refined the RDX’s technology interface. Many features such as automatic climate control, Bluetooth, iPod connectivity and rearview camera remain somewhat similar, but they simplified their use and even added an SMS text messaging function. With the upgrade to the technology package, the five-inch monitor grows to eight inches and gains a navigation system with voice recognition and an improved surround sound system. Fortunately, the more advanced system found in the tech package remains simple and intuitive to use. While the luxuries are nice, the RDX is still a functional SUV and needs to fulfill the utility portion of the title. The rear door opens high, offering sufficient head clearance to the expansive opening. The low floor also aids loading and unloading and its 739 litres of cargo space allows you to carry more than average SUVs in this category. But suppose you need a bit more space, the rear seats split 60/40 and fold down conveniently with tworeleases for each seat; one on the shoulder of the seat and another just inside the cargo area. The seats fold down to increase the space to a generous 2,178 litres.
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Quality interior materials and the easy-to-use electronics make the cabin a fine place to spend time, while under the hood improvements make the 2013 RDX vastly superior to its predecessor. The 2013 version simply feels more expensive.
The changes to the engine and transmission may be welcome but the new electric steering lacks feedback. Not much else to complain about.
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The new RDX represents a marked improvement over the previous model and it now represents a great “luxury value” that could really hurt the competitors’ sales.
Audi Q5: The Audi has been the benchmark of the luxury small SUV segment for some time now and it is reasonably priced too, starting in the low $40,000s. The base 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine has less horsepower than the RDX, 211-hp, but fuel economy numbers are similar; 10.6L/100km city and 7.7L/100km highway. The 2013 model also offers a supercharged 3.0 litre for extra power and performance.
The Audi Q5 is the truly grown-up option for those looking to settle into a luxury small SUV. Infiniti EX35: Starting at $39,900, the EX is cheaper but is also a little smaller (especially in the rear legroom area). It is however more posh compared to the RDX and it boasts slightly better
handling. The 3.5-litre V6 produces 297-hp while using 12.3L/100km in the city and 8.5L/100km on the highway. If cargo space is less of a concern and you desire a more exhilarating commute, then the Infiniti is a notable alternative. Volvo XC60: For those
needing more cargo space, the XC60 comes up trumps with 873-litres of cargo capacity. At $38,950, the Volvo’s starting price is also lower than the RDX, however the base 3.2-litre inline six-cylinder trades a little horsepower with only 240-hp. Also, the added weight hurts the fuel economy
numbers; 11.2L/100km city and 7.8L/100km highway. The only issue is that Volvo brand no longer represents the same level of luxury or performance as other brands such as BMW and Lexus. For more motoring news, check out the Burnaby NOW online, at www.burnabynow. com.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 St.Helen’s Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, lunch, dinner, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more. 12th Annual Nikkei Place Craft & Bake Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6688 Southoaks Cres. Free admission event features unique Japaneseinspired items such as gorgeous traditional textiles, fun and funky contemporary items, as well as home baking and other delicious snacks. Info: www.nikkei place.org or call 604-7777000. Gloria Dei Chorale fall concert, accompanied by the Parish Quire, 7:30 p.m., New Westminister Christian Reformed Church, 8255 13th Ave., $15. Tickets available at the door.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 St.Helen’s Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, breakfast, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more. 12th Annual Nikkei Place Craft & Bake Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6688 Southoaks Cres. Free admission event features unique Japaneseinspired items such as gorgeous traditional textiles, fun and funky contemporary items, as well as home baking and other delicious snacks. Info: www.nikkei place.org or call 604-7777000.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Info: 604-524-9060.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Giant flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maywood Community School, 4567 Imperial St. Lots of bargains. Admission 50 cents. Table rentals $10. Info: 604-6648208. St. Stephen’s Church annual fall fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9887 Cameron St. Free admission. There will be crafts, home baking, new and used items, gifts and raffles, including a silent auction. Eighth annual Christmas at the Mansion Craft Fair, 401 North Esmond Ave., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour one of the finest heritage homes in Burnaby Heights and enjoy Christmas baking, refreshments, prizes and draws plus much more. Event supports Seton Villa, a non-profit housing society that provides affordable and assisted living housing for seniors. Info: www.Christmasatoverlynn.ca.
Holly Tea & Fair, 1 to 3:30 p.m., South Burnaby United Church Hall at 7551 Gray Ave. Girl Guides will be present and collecting food bank donations at the door. Event also features Christmas crafts, kids’ games and activities, white elephant sale, baking and preserves and silent auction. Burnaby Potters’ Guild show and sale, Capitol Hill hall, 361 Howard Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event will feature more than 15 guild potters. Find one-of-a-kind, locally made gifts for friends, family, or yourself. The theme of the sale is “Deck the Halls.” There will be complimentary hot apple cider and cookies.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Eighth annual Christmas at the Mansion Craft Fair, 401 North Esmond Ave. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour one of the finest heritage homes in Burnaby Heights and enjoy Christmas baking, refreshments, prizes and draws plus much more. Event supports Seton Villa, a non-profit housing society that provides affordable and assisted living housing for seniors. Info: www.Christmasatoverlynn.ca.
There will be 25 booths for various games all created and run by the high schoolers of Burnaby. Event also features a food concession selling pizza, samosa, chips and drinks, and an item signed by Michael Bublé in the silent auction. All proceeds towards the ministries’ after-school one-on-one therapeutic program for underprivileged children with learning disabilities. Mistletoe Market, Gordon Presbyterian Church, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is $5 for adults, $3 for children six to 12. Event features silent auction, home baking, crafts and games. Forest Grove Christmas Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 8525 Forest Grove Dr. Event features high-quality artisans and crafts, local vendors, bake sale, kids’ zone and raffle. Free entry.
Finding Japan - Early Canadian Encounters with Asia, presentation by Anne Shannon, 3 to 4 p.m. Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres. Finding Japan looks in the opposite direction to early Canadian engagement westward across the Pacific – when it began, who went and why. Seen through the eyes of a colourful cast of characters, the book opens a window on the tumultuous period in Canadian, Japanese and Pacific history between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries – with some surprises. Author Anne Shannon will present the images followed by discussion. Books will be available for purchase. For more info, go to www. nikkeiplace.org or call 604777-7000.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 Burnaby Horsemen’s
Association event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Burnaby Equestrian Centre, 9080 Avalon Ave. Event hosted by volunteers from the Burnaby Horsemen’s Association, with the support of the City of Burnaby. Event features pony rides, horse demonstrations, info about the public lesson program and the facility in general. Bring some change for concession snacks and well-heeled boots for pony rides. Free family event, however non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Burnaby Food Bank. For more info, go to www.burnabyhorsemensassociation.com or email burnabyhorsemens firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and
socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456.
ONGOING If you’re crafty, the auxiliary to the Burnaby Hospital wants knitted or crocheted items for babies or small children to sell in the gift shop. Contact the Burnaby Hospital volunteer resources at 604412-6130. All needlers who like knitting, crocheting, sewing or other craft activities are invited to a fun, social group, Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m., Edmonds Community Centre for 55 plus, 7282 Kingsway. Donations gratefully accepted, proceeds from sale of items handcrafted by group benefit Edmonds Seniors Society.
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Burnaby Potters’ Guild show and sale, Capitol Hill hall, 361 Howard Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event will feature more than 15 guild potters. Find one-of-a-kind, locally made gifts for friends, family, or yourself. The theme of the sale is “Deck the Halls.” There will be complimentary hot apple cider and cookies. Scandinavian Craft Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St. This free admission event will feature arts and crafts, Scandinavian specialties and refreshments. For more info, call 604-294-2777.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Chris Czajkowski: Ginty’s Ghost, McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. B.C. author Chris Czajkowski returns with more revelations of wilderness life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin in her new book, Ginty’s Ghost. Free event, but space is limited. Register online at www.bpl. bc.ca/events/chris-czajkowskigintys-ghost or by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at the library.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS continued from page 34 Burnaby South Stroke Recovery Branch, meets second and fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Edmonds Community Centre for 55 plus, 7282 Kingsway. Offers speech therapy, exercise session, caregiver support and various social activities for stroke survivors. Info: 604-297-4400. Bombay Rummy, play this game on Tuesdays from 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Edmonds Community Centre for 55+, 7282 Kingsway. Info 604-297-4400. Weight room orientation, overview of equipment and setup of a personalized program at Edmonds Community Centre for 55+, $4.05 for members and $5.40 for adults for one 60-minute session. Call 604-297-4400 for an appointment. Old Age Pensioners Organization, Branch 12, meets first Monday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m., Edmonds Community Centre for 55+, 7282 Kingsway. Enjoy a social afternoon and learn what’s happening to social security programs. Info: 604-297-4400. Learn to Dance for Fun at the Royal Oak Community Hall, 7175 Royal Oak Ave., every Wednesday night. Lessons are 7 p.m. for beginners, 8 p.m. for intermediate and advanced. Dancing between 9 and 10:30 p.m. $12 for two lessons and dance, $3 for dance only. No partner needed. Info: www.dancefor fun.ca. Parent Support Service of
B.C., self-help support circle in South Burnaby. Meetings held on alternate Tuesday evenings. Free and confidential. For more info, call 604669-1616. Burnaby Power Squadron, 13-week boating course starting January until April or September until December. Includes pleasure craft operator’s card and a one-year associate membership in the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron. Info: Rob at 604291-9854. South Burnaby Garden Club, meets the first Tuesday of the month (except September, December and January), 7:30 p.m. at the Bonsor Recreation Centre, second floor, 6550 Bonsor St. Auxiliary to Burnaby Hospital Thrift Shop, open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Saturday at 3185 Kingsway, 604-4346959. Free store, with children’s clothes and other children’s items, open Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, in the greenhouse behind New Life Community Church, 8765 Government St. Come to browse and enjoy a cup of coffee. Info: 604-420-0761. Volunteers needed, to help with MOSAIC’s Workplace Connection program, matching newcomers to Canadians in similar professions. Spend a few hours a week and make a lasting impact. Training and support offered. Call 604254-9626 or e-mail mentors@ mosaicbc.com. Big Sisters of B.C. Lower Mainland, is looking for women, 19 years and older, interested in becoming a Big
Sister. Prospective Big Sisters can call 604-873-4525, local 300, or visit www.bigsisters. bc.ca. Schizophrenia support group, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at West Burnaby United Church, 6050 Sussex Ave., hosted by Burnaby Mental Wealth Society. Info: 604-4334829.
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Royal Purple Lodge of Burnaby, a ladies’ organization in Burnaby for more than 40 years, welcomes to members to help in fundraising to assist children in need, with meetings, socials and fellowship. Call Judy at 604433-7462. One To One Burnaby Business Women, meet for networking and learning. Dinner meetings with guest speaker, last Thursday of the month. Contact Sharon Ladret for more info at email@example.com or 604-434-7221. Seniors’ card games, at Bonsor Recreation Complex, with cribbage, bridge, euchre, 500 and whist. For info on times and days, call 604-4395510. Young at Heart, seniors’ group meets Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon, singing, exercise and games at 5825 Nelson Ave. For more information about the group, call 604-435-3251. Send calendar items to calendar@ burnabynow.com. Listings run as space allows; please include contact information and full details of event. For more events in Burnaby, see www.burnabynow.com.
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Partnership for Fortius Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Tourism Burnaby is joining forces with Fortius Sport & Health to attract sports events to the city. The two organizations plan to announce they are forming a long-term partnership to bring events to the region at a press conference today, according to a press release obtained by the Burnaby NOW. “We’re here to not only announce a comprehensive new partnership between Tourism Burnaby and Fortius Sport & Health, but to showcase the people, organizations and facilities that are making sport happen in a big way here in Burnaby,” Matthew Coyne, executive director of Tourism Burnaby, said in the release. They are also partnering to support events already planned for the city, such as the Wickenheiser International Women’s Hockey Festival, also known as WickFest, which is taking place this weekend in Burnaby. Another upcoming event Tourism Burnaby and Fortius are supporting is the 2013 Esso Cup Canadian national midget
hockey championships, which is being held in Burnaby next April. The two organizations are creating a “co-branded sport hosting initiative” to promote Greater Vancouver, and Burnaby in particular, as locations for future events, according to the release. They also plan to support local sports groups in bids to host events and build on Tourism Burnaby’s Bid Burnaby Program and Hosting Grant Program. “It’s really about how teaming up on a shared vision for bringing tournaments, training camps, exhibitions, conferences, festivals and other special events to this part of the country, blessed as it is with natural qualities and attributes that are simply unrivalled,” Scott Cousens, founder of the centre and chair of the Fortius Foundation, said in the release. Fortius Sport & Health is comprised of the Fortius Athlete Development Centre and Fortius Institute for sports science and medicine. The $61-million complex at Kensington Avenue and Joe Sakic Way is scheduled to open next spring. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Wayne Arondus part of national leadership event Janaya Fuller-Evans
Wayne Arondus wants to know what three things you’re going to do to help your community today. It is a question the local businessman has been pondering, and answering, since he returned home from the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference in June. Arondus, who is a senior director with KitchenCraft Cabinetry in Burnaby, was one of 230 members of the conference, which ran from June 1 to 15. The conference is held every four years. “It was definitely a mind-blowing experience,” he says. “They’re looking for young leaders or the next up-andcoming leaders in Canada to be part of it, because then we’re going to come back into our communities and then obviously, shape policy.” The conference began with three days of listening to speakers from the public, business and not-for-profit sectors, including Frank McKenna, deputy chair of TD Bank and former premier of New Brunswick; Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Union; and Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Calgary. It was the green button with “three things” on it that Nenshi had pinned to his lapel, to remind himself to do three things a day for his community, that got Arondus thinking about the steps he himself could take. The focus of the conference was leadership and sustainability. The members were divided into 16 groups of 16, and each study team went and explored a specific part of the country for more than a week. Arondus’ group
focused on the Greater Toronto Area and eastern Ontario. The team took a bus from Toronto and traveled through Cornwall, Port Hope, Kingston and Ottawa, according to Arondus. Along the way they met with local business owners, politicians and community workers, touring warehouses, food banks and more. One of the concepts that Arondus encountered that intrigued him was tri-sector leadership – companies headed by people versed and active in the business, not-for-profit and public sectors. It was one of the first times I’d heard of it,” he says. “I’ve spent the last 18 years in business honing my skills, and then giving back in the not-for-profit world, but really don’t have much of an understanding of what goes on at our municipal, provincial and federal levels. I only deal with the laws that are in front of me, not really knowing how as a Canadian you shape those laws either through public and private policy, et cetera.” At the end of the conference, each group had to create a presentation for the Governor-General of Canada, David Johnston, on what they learned about leadership and sustainability. Overall, the thing that hit Arondus the most on the journey was the amount of need he encountered, he says. It changed the way he views government spending, he adds. “From a public sector standpoint, I always had this opinion about government spending,” Arondus says. “I think at the end of the day, I didn’t realize how many people have their hand out for money. And I think I didn’t realize how many layers upon layers of need there are in our country.” Arondus has focused his community work on housing issues for years
and serves on the board for Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver, but he says he is looking at expanding his community involvement following the conference. His three focuses are sustainable, affordable housing; lunches for hungry school children; and spreading the three things message – encouraging people to consider what three things they’ll do for their communities today. Regarding housing, Arondus says it is a complex issue in the Lower Mainland because of a lack of available land and the high cost of housing in the Vancouver area. “I sit there and I go, how is it sustainable? How is raising a family here in Vancouver sustainable?” he says. “Is home ownership a dream versus a reality? Those are the things I think about now.” Now that he is an alumnus of the conference, he wants to stay involved with
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This East Burnaby home sold for $1.07 million thanks to more than 3,000 square feet of space, including five bedrooms and six bathrooms, as well as a central location near Robert Burnaby park.
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STM’s twin pillars of strength Tom Berridge
St. Thomas More Collegiate found a perfect set of bookends to showcase the gridiron Knights’ star-laden past. Senior linemen Dante Vigini and Nico Repole have brought a twin pillar of strength to a stout STM defence that has been known for years around the league for its unwavering conviction to make the tackles. Both six-foot-plus AAA conference all-stars were among the leaders in that category this season – Vigini had a second-best 76 stops, while Repole was close behind with 68 solo tackles. The two were also the runaway sack leaders, combining for 28 quarterback muggings between them, including 16 by Vigini, who was named the All-East defensive MVP. Vigini and Repole also made three and two fumble recoveries, respectively, this season. “In past years, we had the talent aspect, but this season we have the toughness we need to bring us to the championships,” said Vigini. “What we bring every play has a lot to do with what our conditioning coach (Jared Power) has brought us.” “Stopping the run is our main priority, and with our line right now, we’ve been able to achieve that,” Repole added. “With our coaching, we’ve been able to become the hardest working line in the
Clan’s wish comes true at Disney Tom Berridge sports editor
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Bookends: St. Thomas More Knights’ all-conference all-star linemen Nico Repole, left, and Dante Vigini led the B.C. AAA varsity high school football league in quarterback sacks this season. league.” That is good news for STM supporters and bad news for opposition teams, who have had the slowstarting Knights in their cross-hairs on a number of occasions this season, only to fail in key situations to put enough points on the board. And it’s the physicality and speed of Vigini and Repole that have been leading the assault. “In my time at STM, they are the best tandem
of defensive linemen that I have coached,” said varsity Knights head coach Bernie Kully. “The thing that separates the two of them is that they do both a good job against the run and the pass. … They each bring a different skill set to our team, but the fact is that they both are aggressive and play with great energy and anticipation on every snap … and get nasty when they need to be.” Both 200-pounders have
sparked interest from collegiate coaches, and why not? The two senior starters clearly love the game and are the best of friends both on and off the field. “I’d say we definitely have chemistry. We talk a lot. We’re good friends off the field, and it has made us better communicators on the field,” said Vigini. “We’re both having fun out there and when we’re having fun, the sacks just come,” Repole added.
“Every down is a battle in front of you. It’s a sense of achievement. It’s a good thing.” But both young men believe that the best STM has to offer is still yet to be seen. There is something more that motivates them to make this final push into the playoffs a special one – both have yet to taste victory in a provincial final in their high school careers. STM Page 47
Moscrop on its way back to provincials Tom Berridge
The Moscrop Panthers are headed back to the B.C. AAA high school boys’ volleyball provincial championships. The Panthers came from behind to defeat Vancouver No. 2 Magee 15-10 in a third-set tiebreaker to earn a spot back at the B.C. boys’ championships on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the No. 6ranked Panthers hooked their ticket into the Lower Mainland final, sweeping Richmond High in straight sets. The win will pit Moscrop against either Vancouver Technical
Hamber, the team that upset the Panthers in last year’s Mainland final. Although Moscrop is assured of a second straight berth into the B.C. AAA high school championship tournament, there is a big incentive to win a first-ever Mainland banner, said Moscrop team captain Zachary Or. “Our school has never won (the Mainlands) before. I’m sure it’s as close as we’ve ever come,” said Or. “We want to do it for Brandon (Chin). We’ve been thinking of Brandon the whole year – doing it for him.” Chin, an integral part of last year’s Moscrop senior team, was
Mainlands and was lost to the squad for the remainder of the post season. After a close 25-22 opening set against Richmond, Moscrop looked sharp in Game 2, opening on a 7-1 run off the service, including an ace by Grade 11 power J.J. Cross, and fashioning 10 kills en route to a 25-11 win. The Panthers closed out the match with a 26-24 victory. Moscrop played for the Lower Mainland title on Thursday (after NOW deadlines). The Panthers topped pool A with straight-set wins over Steveston-London and Vancouver Tech.
at the Mainlands, taking Richmond to a tiebreaker in its opening pool match. The Vikings served for four match points against Richmond but were unable to close out the game. North also fell in straight sets to David Thompson and Hamber and was eliminated from championship play. The AAA provincials will be held in Kelowna at the UBC Okanagan campus from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1. The 4A high school girls’ Lower Mainland volleyball tournament opened on Thursday at Killarney and Van Tech (after NOW deadlines). The competition finishes up
The Simon Fraser University women’s basketball team finished with a perfect record at the Disney Tip-Off Classic in Anaheim, California last weekend. The Clan completed its third straight win, knocking off No. 8-ranked California-San Diego 61-58 on Sunday. Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe led the Clan with 22 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore Erin Chambers, who was 15for-15 from the free-throw line at the Classic, and Marie-Line Petit chipped in with 15 and 10 points, respectively. A day earlier, SFU defeated West Texas A&M 74-59 on Kristina Collins’ 22-point contribution, including four three-pointers. Raincock-Ekunwe recorded her second double-double of the tournament, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 boards. SFU opened the Disney Tip-Off with a 69-60 win over 13th-ranked Grand Canyon University. Chambers, who was named the Great Northwest conference player of the week following the tournament, led all players with 22 points, including five treys. Chambers scored a total of 51 points, while also nabbing 15 rebounds in SFU’s three victories. Raincock-Ekunwe added 50 points in the three-game set, while adding a cummulative total of 31 rebounds, nine assists and five steals. Collins was also productive during tournament play, scoring 36 points and dishing out nine assists. The Clan was also named conference team of the week. This weekend, SFU is in St. George, Utah for two
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Shootout time: A Crofton House player, in white, got the better of the St. Michael’s University goalkeeper on this play, but the Vancouver Island school won 2-1 in a shootout to advance to the semifinals at the B.C. high school AA girls’ field hockey championships at Burnaby Lake last week. Collingwood defeated Shawnigan Lake in the championship final.
Balanced Giants top ’Tips Tom Berridge
The Northwest Giants showed off their team depth following a twogame sweep of the North Island Silvertips at the Burnaby Winter Club last weekend. The Giants outscored the ‘Tips 11-5 over the two games, with 10 separate players registering goals in the back-to-back wins. Sam Curleigh, Jansen Harkins and Eric Margo all had a goal and one assist in Saturday’s 4-2 victory. Todd Cole was the only
Giant to score a goal in both games. On Sunday morning and trailing 1-0 midway through the first period, Cole sparked a six-goal outburst that put the game out of reach for the visiting Island team. Trevor McLean, Brandon Del Grosso, Domenic Masellis, David Begert and Colton Kerfoot also scored goals before the North Island mustered a response. Jarid Lukosevicius, who leads the Giants in scoring and is currently third amongst the league lead-
ers, rounded out the scoring with his 12th goal of the campaign. Jackson Cressey, Quinn Thompson and Anthony Conti also chipped in with multi-point outings for the first-place Giants. The Burnaby Winter Club-based Giants currently lead the 11-team standings with a win/loss record of 13-0-1 and enjoy two games in hand over the second-place Cariboo Cougars. This weekend, the Giants are in Castlegar for a two-game set against the lowly Kootenay Ice.
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University has a winning weekend Junior college transfer Anto Olah led Simon Fraser University to back-toback wins over Northwest Indian College in men’s basketball last week. Olah scored 23 points and had 20 rebounds in the Clan’s opening 104-52 win on Nov. 9. Olah also racked up another 18 points and 11 boards in a 112-78 victory over Northwest the following night. The two wins against the non-conference opponent were the first of the season for the Clan.
1-timer at Clock
Skylor Davis was the lone Clan wrestler to claim a divisional first-place result at the Mike Clock Open meet in Forest Grove, Oregon on Sunday. Davis won all four of his bouts at 125 pounds, including one over Michael Nguyen of South Western Oregon Community College in the final.
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Manvir Sahota placed second at 184 lbs. and super heavyweight Sunny Dhinsa was also a runnerup. Both lost in the final to Oregon State University wrestlers.
SFU women defeated Division I Seattle University in a dual swim meet in Seattle on Nov. 10. Nicole Cossey helped out with victories in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle. She also shared a win in the 400-yd. free relay with Kristine Lawson, Alexandra Schofield and Meghan Quon. Schofield also registered a victory in the 200-yd. free. The Clan women outpointed Seattle 111-92. On the men’s side, Ciaren McDonnell and Dimitar Ivanov won their respective 200-yd. butterfly and backstroke events. Seattle won the men’s team aggregate.
Six Selects help McGill to title Six Burnaby Mountain Selects field lacrosse grads helped McGill University win its first-ever Canadian university championship title. Jishan Sharples scored two goals, including the gamewinner with just 12 seconds remaining, in the 7-6 comefrom-behind win over Western University on Nov. 4. Jamie Spagnuolo of Burnaby, Kyle Robinson and Connor Goodwin of New Westminster, Quinton Bradley and Rhys Burnell also shared in the title. McGill defeated Guelph 9-8 in the semifinals, capping an unlikely three-goal rally in the final minutes.
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Metro move: Burnaby Selects Nicole Sweet, in
red, gets by a Central City defender in a recent under-16 girls’ Metro soccer match at Burnaby Lake-West.
Jr. B Steelers split The Grandview Steelers rode a four-goal opening period to a 6-3 victory over the Mission City Outlaws in Pacific International Junior Hockey League play last Sunday. Sean Lan had a pair of goals in the win, including the eventual game-winner in the first period. First star Spencer Meyer chipped with assists on three Steeler goals. Darcy Rai also had a three-point outing, contributing a goal and two helpers. Grandview failed to gain ground in the competitive Tom Shaw division, falling 6-5 to third-place North Delta on Nov. 10. Third star Quinn Lenihan had a goal and an assist in the loss. The Steelers host Abbotsford at the Burnaby Winter Club on Sunday at 4 p.m.
PLAYOFFS SUN • NOV 18 1:30PM
“It all comes down to character. … This season, we’ve been able to play in the second half. We have to stretch it out. This won’t be enough in the playoffs,” Vigini said. “I believe in all the games we’ve had so far, we haven’t played four quarters,” Repole said. “We’ve only shown glimpses of what we can achieve. … We’ve got to take advantage of the bye week and play with our heart.” And that should be easy for the varsity Knights, who graduate 16 seniors this year, including a dozen who have played five full seasons in the STM scarlet. “We have to play each game like it was our last – every play, every down, every time we touch the ball. We played good in the regular season, now we have to play better,” said Repole. Playing better as the game goes on is an asset that both Vigini and Repole possess in spades, said Kully. “They are always playing, competing and doing their jobs to contribute to our success,” Kully said. “(A B.C. title) would definitely mean the world to us,” Vigini said. “It’s something we have worked for from Day 1, and all the two-a-days. It’s a dream of all of ours.” Trust in each other and amongst the entire team is something real and tangible, Repole said. “Without any one of those players we wouldn’t be able to achieve what we can achieve,” Repole added. “It would definitely be something we would cherish for our whole lives,” Vigini answered. “We just have to show it.” STM will get that chance against the Notre Dame Jugglers in its quarter-final matchup at the University of B.C.’s Thunderbird Stadium on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
Hockey players earn stars Brian Stewart of Burnaby was named a second star for the Bakersfield Condors in a 3-2 shootout win over the Idaho Steelheads in East Coast Hockey League play on Nov. 9. Stewart kicked out 40 shots and allowed just one goal in the shootout to record his second win of the AA pro hockey season. The Burnaby goalie also gave his team a chance to win the following night, making 39 saves in a 5-4 shootout loss to Idaho. Elsewhere in the ECHL, Tyler McNeely was named a second star for the South Carolina Stingrays following a two-point night in a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks affiliate Kalamazoo Wings on Nov. 9.
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AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD (Aussies) puppies. Merles & Tri’s. Little bundles of love & devotion. Vet ✔ & shots. 778-549-4037 BLUE GOTTI pits ready to go in 2½ wks. 1 brindle female, 3 blue males. $1000. 604-819-3347
Psychiatric Nursing (online): Learn at home through guided online learning combined with local clinical placements and some local classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Special Education Assistant (online): Learn at home through guided online learning combined with
some local classroom delivery and two 3-week practicums. You can become a Special Education Assistant in just 9 months! Average starting wage in school districts is $24/hr. You will receive training and certiﬁcation from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD).
Over 92% of our grads are employed in their ﬁeld of study within 6 months of graduation.
CKC CHOCOLATE lab 2 puppies ready Nov 3rd. Exc pets. 1st shots included, $1000. 604-454-8643 GORGEOUS PB ROTTI puppies, family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, Chwk 604-794-3505 RAT TERRIER, choc/tan, spay, AKC Reg, micro, shots, trained, looks like MinPin, moneyback guar, $1275. 604 941-2494
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4060 BERNESE MTN dog puppies family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, $1000. (604) 940-2218
Business Opps/ Franchises
A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity
SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
TAX RETURNS - BOOKKEEPING Personal - Small Business Current - Delinquent 20 yrs exp. 604-420-1108
BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $460. 1-604-814-1235 CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
FREE - AQHA Broodmare 20 20 years old. Easy to breed and get in foal...has at least 3 more foals in her future. Call: (604) 856-5383
ALL SMALL BREED PUPS Local and non-shedding. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
THOROUGHBRED/QH/WB MARE 7. Half Lease - stabled in Squamish. Call: 604.783.0013
BURNABY FRENCH Language Playschool, 6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby. Call 604 432-1323
Kids On The Go
LAB PUPPIES Yellow or Chocolate Ready to go! Asking $650 (778) 878-7816
4 P/BRED European, German Shepherd puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. from $1000. 604-538-4883
QUEENS PARK DAYCARE, Licenced, ages 2.5 to 5 years. New West 604 521-5680
Guided online learning, instructor-led, in a highly supported environment
Government student loans & other ﬁnancing options available to qualiﬁed applicants.
GERMAN SHORT haired Pointer pups born Sept 1/12 Excellent hunting & family dog, shots $750 ea 604-824-7917
GRAHAM MONTESSORI 3 locations in Burnaby/New West
778-397-0191, 522-6116, 544-7751
Funded by the Prov. of BC
FROG HOLLOW Montessori Central New Westminster 604 521-1355
BEE HOUSE Montessori Group Daycare. 2 locations in Burnaby Call 604 817-4584
SUMMERHILL MONTESSORI Preschool. 1600 Cliff Ave, Bby 604 294-0240
Are You Providing
(NORTH BURNABY - NEAR LOUGHEED & PARKER)
SOMEWHERE TO Grow Montessori, 1320 7th Avenue, New West, 604 517-0241
4747 Dunbar St. (at West 31st)
21ST CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! SUN NOV 18 10-3 Croatian Cultural Center 3250 Commercial Drive, 604-980-3159 Adm: $5
DUNBAR COMMUNITY CENTRE
Sat, Nov. 17, 10am-3pm Sun, Nov. 18, 9am-2pm
DRESSER WITH wing mirror $60. Chest with shelves & drawers, $60. Chest of drawers, $50. Oak dinning table with 6 chairs leather seats, ext to 86', excl cond, $400. Bby N. 604 293-1187
Saturday, November 17 10am - 4pm
Sat., Nov. Nov.27 24••10am 10am-5pm Sat., - 5pm
JANOME 8000 Embroidery/Sewing Machine, memory cards, miracle stitcher/piping ft. Complete, all manuals. $650. 604-435-0204
Christmas Corner Buchanan Lodge
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FEATUREDREALESTATE REAL ESTATE 6008-04
MACDONALD REALTY LTD 1575 MARINE DRIVE, WEST VANCOUVER
BURNABY SOUTH 668 sq ft, 1 bed, 1 bath, gas ﬁreplace, insuite laundry, 10 ft ceilings, secure underground parking, huge storage locker, Ideal Highgate location! $274,800
For Sale by Owner
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Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $103,900 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593
WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba with private back yard reduced-$293,000 778-892-5993 see uSELLaHOME.com id5539
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $404,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580 NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
Port Moody PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
GREAT VALUE 4 BR t/hse (over 1,600 sq ft) in popular Easthill. Ammens include rec room and swimming pool. View of the inlet and mnts. $349K neg. Please call (604) 939-0120 or e-mail email@example.com.
SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609
FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com
For Sale by Owner
1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367
2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on http://propertyguys.com/propert y/index/id/69236
2BDRM/2BTH, $274,900 38 19797-64 Ave, LANGLEY Superb location updated upper end unit townhome w/vinylplank flr, bths, appls, paint, new roof. 2 sundecks, s/s+intrcm, garage. 604-533-6652
NORTH DELTA 5 BR, 5 baths hse, Built in 2005, 3129 sqft, $649,000, nr ammens, 604-614-7591
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 firstname.lastname@example.org EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
6020-04 NICE FAMILY HOME South facing 3861 sq ft custom home (6028 sq ft lot) in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey... 6 bedrooms, den/study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Large master bedroom has a BIG walkin closet, and beautiful mountain views. Neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. In-house vacuum system. In-law suite downstairs has 2 bedrooms, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room. Landscaped garden, private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 3 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Complex (ice rink & pool) is a 2 min drive. 16939 - 84 Ave, Surrey. REDUCED to $679,800 Call 778-227-6253
LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633
HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471
UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912
HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see uSELLaHOME.com id5555
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
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THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
Difficulty Making Payments? REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
S. Surrey/ White Rock
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see uSELLaHOME.com id5574
PIZZA FRANCHISE QUICK SALE Due to medical reasons. New equip + lease hold improvements. $93,000 interested parties to meet in person. 604-729-4089
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
6008-04 ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty Buy or Sell with Me and Use My Truck for Free! www.AdamLloyd.ca email@example.com
S. Surrey/ White Rock
Clean, E/W facing, 1856 sq. ft., 3 level, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 18-year-old duplex style Polygon built townhome. Updates include granite countertop, laminate ﬂoor, interior paint. Facilities include outdoor pool, hot tub, exercise room. Double-car garage, rec room or 4th bedroom plus 2-pce. bath.
Sat. Nov 17th 2-4
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VENDOR FINANCING @2.95% 900sf shop, sub dividable 1.213 acre + Superior 3357sf – Energy Efficient home c/w legal coach house suite – Little Mountain $799,500 604-792-5063 see uSELLaHOME.com id5620
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OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272 ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879
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Vancouver East Side
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
SUN NOV 18, 2-4pm, 91 Glover Ave, N West. Central 4-plex, 6 BR, 4 ba, rental rev prop. $785k. Mala Sutton, 778-859-4458
Langley/ Aldergrove NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428 NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see uSELLaHOME.com id5361
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
Ladner/ South Delta
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043
OPEN HOUSE SAT 2-4 7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $599,000 Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
Port Moody CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
Other Areas BC
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see uSELLaHOME.com id5615
NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
RIVER & MTN views Royal Hts 4683sf 7br 7ba backs on greenBelt, ste $749,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5623 VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
Lots & Acreage
Tsawwas. CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $819,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: You change focus midweek, from curiosity to understanding, from secrets and research to “knowing.” Your philosophical, compassionate, “we are one” side lifts you to new heights of understanding, new gentle regions of insight. A love affair might lie on the near-term horizon. Travel, education, law or media are strongly favoured late week into late December – these pursuits might lead you to a new affair. Sunday/Monday are hopeful, friendly – you’re happy. Retreat, rest and contemplate midweek. Your energy and charisma soar Thursday eve onward. Start NOTHING new this week. Taurus April 20-May 20: Midweek’s the pivot: on Wednesday you slowly turn from surface relationships to deep, committed ones, or to a split. It’s an all-ornothing time. Luck occurs if you view “secondary results,” follow clues, and patch together events/ options. This applies especially in areas of intimacy, sexual desire, ﬁnances and partnership money, health diagnoses, research and lifestyle change. E.g., an investment might not be obvious, but if you look at what you already possess, or the industry that signs your paycheque, you ﬁnd a good investment. Wishes come true midweek. Start NOTHING new. Gemini May 21-June 20: One last week of delay, potential mistakes and wrong directions or false starts. Start nothing new before Nov. 26. The focus of your days changes midweek, from a past month of work, boredom, and health concerns, to the weeks ahead, which hold new horizons, opportunities, exciting meetings and new faces, relocation potentials, negotiations, contracts, dealings with the public, and “fame.” Sunday/Monday are wise, loving, intellectual. Be ambitious, dutiful Tuesday/Wednesday – you are starting to sense your “new career.” Wish fulﬁllment, popularity, ﬂirtations late week.
E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628
2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562
Cancer June 21-July 22: A month of pleasure, beauty, charming children and romance comes to an end midweek (Tuesday to Thursday) – a gentle end, ﬁlled with understanding – and a deeper or higher love. Wednesday begins a month of work, duties, dependents’ care, health and nutrition factors. But DO NOT start any new projects/tasks, relationships or ventures before Nov. 26. Mysteries, clues, research – and ﬁnancial or sexual consequences – arise Sunday/Monday. Be wary of making a commitment. Thursday night to Saturday piques your ambition and brings situations of status, prestige. Careful Friday. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Start no new projects nor relationships before Nov. 26. A month of domestic, realty,security,retirement,foundational and nutritional concerns yields, Wednesday, to a month of romance, pleasure, beauty, expansion, self-expression, speculation and venturesome risk. Take those risks – you’ll be on a four-week winning streak. (But read the ﬁrst sentence again.) Sunday/Monday brings relationships, co-operation or challenge (luckiest Sunday eve/night). Midweek cracks open the door to mystery – and golden answers. Wisdom, gentle love, far travel and education arrive late week. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: A busy month ends Wednesday, and a slow, restorative, relaxing, domestic month begins. However, start nothing new before Nov. 26. This week might disrupt your investments or bank account (Thursday/Friday) – there is both an opportunity (before 7:30 p.m. Thursday) and a danger here (7:30 p.m. to Friday morning). Tackle chores Sunday/Monday – success and frustrations mingle. Relationships face you Tuesday to Thursday – this interval is almost wholly good, even magical, but deception or miscalculation is possible where home, family or residence enters. Finances, sex late week.
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: A month of money matters and sensual attractions ends Wednesday. The new month will feature paperwork, reports, errands, media and mail projects, travel, casual friends and siblings. There are no huge stakes – so be busy but relaxed. An opportunity can arise to travel afar, be published, teach or attend higher learning, win a lawsuit, or fall in love, even wed. But listen. Libra: start NOTHING before Nov. 26. Until then, till the ﬁeld of the past. Sunday/Monday are romantic, accent pleasure. Midweek brings chores. Relationships, new horizons intrigue late week – be careful. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your energy remains high, but the accent shifts now from your personal concerns to your money and possessions. In the weeks ahead, chase new clients, seek a pay raise, buy/sell, and pursue, if you dare, a sensual person. (Daring will be the least requirement early: this is a friendly, polite, easy link. The daring part is being sure enough about your future and your desires to commit to this easy, but perhaps mild, bond.) DON’T start anything new before Nov. 26. Early week is for home. Tuesday-Thursday is romantic, creative. Work, health late week – caution Friday morn. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Start nothing new before Nov. 26. Wednesday ends a month of weariness, health concerns, weighty chores and low charisma. The weeks ahead feature high energy, clout, magnetism and effectiveness. Call in markers, seek favours, start signiﬁcant projects (NOT before the 26th). Launch yourself toward a person, partnership, faraway place, fame, public dealings, negotiations, contracts and agreements. Your luck and progress will come through another (others generally) so be charming, eager and opportunistic. If someone gives you an opening, seize it. Love, beauty Friday.
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Nov. 18 - 24, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: A celebratory air fades midweek, as a month of duty, management demands, health concerns and weariness, begins. In the weeks ahead, be charitable, seek a broader spirituality, and co-operate with government, institutions and large corporations. However, don’t start anything, especially in these areas, before Nov. 26. Chase money Sunday/Monday. Details, paperwork, errands, trips, communications and casual meetings ﬁll midweek. Spiritual, governmental matters worry, but social/love urges inspire you. Domestic concerns need caution Thursday late night, conﬁdence Friday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Pressures ease. A month of ambition and tests yields to a month (starting Wednesday) of friends, popularity, light romance (which can turn deeper) entertainment and optimism. Don’t start anything new (including relationships) before Nov. 26.Your energy and charisma soar Sunday/ Monday (better after 2 p.m. Sunday) – get things done. Chase money, protect possessions midweek. You might be confused about a money matter: success lies in rethinking it from a career perspective (or a boss’s, parent’s). Talk, travel, driving ﬁll Thursday eve to Saturday: take care Friday morning. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: A thoughtful month passes Wednesday, and a new one, of pressure and deadlines, ambition and career, reputation and authority, will begin. You’ll be tested, and your reactions noted. This week, hold to the status quo – start nothing before Nov. 26. (Your thinking’s too fuzzy – though loving – until then.) Rest, lie low and contemplate Sunday/ Monday. Your energy and charisma soar TuesdayThursday. Chase money Thursday eve and Friday after mid-morn – be careful in-between. From midweek into mid-December, travel, law, higher education and cultural venues favour you, bring joy. firstname.lastname@example.org
A52 • Friday, November 16, 2012 • Burnaby NOW
REAL ESTATE 6030
Lots & Acreage
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
6040 LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD! * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 3 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, near Bellingham, WA., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Office/ den plus 2 bonus rooms. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walk-in pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
BBY • GOV’T & LOUGHEED. 2 BR Garden Apt, fireplace, W/D Hookup, Sec prkg & entry. Extra prkg. Onsite Manager. By skytrn. Lease. $950. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-585-8500 or 604-420-1982 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Dec 1. Incl heat & hot water. N/S, N/P. Call 604-779-3882 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 2 BR $1050. Avail Now. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882 BBY S. 1 BR $730, 6187 Kingsway, nr amens, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi,Dec1 604-818-1129 COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, nr amen, N/P. $740. Dec 1. 604-939-9281.
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
★FREE RENT★ BBY SIMON FRASER APTS 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet bldg., close to SFU, shops,transit, 1 Br $797, 2 Br $997, incl H/hw, h/w flrs, 1 yr lease, free rent on the 12th month, np, Lorne Dorset Rlty 604-299-0803 Balmoral Street
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
1 BEDROOM APT
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
Real Estate Investment
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5612
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, underground parking, close to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall. No Pets.
Call 604-444-3000 and book today!
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
on Christmas Corner ads until Dec. 25
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764
Bayside Properties Services
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR Apartments Available Dec 1
CALL 604 715-7764
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 936-1225
... and because we like Christmas as much as you do we are offering a
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
Promote your Craft Fairs, Christmas Events ❄ and Services ❆
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
Call 604-998-0218 604-444-3000 to place your to your ad ad
700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t a k e r, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
NEW WEST Studio ($620) & 2 BR ($920) Penthouse, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, N/S, N/P. Avail Now. 604-783-6003
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
N WEST newer 2 BR, 2 bath, 15th flr, lam flrs, granite counters, w/d, d/w, nr Douglas College/skytrain. Av now. $1475. 604-551-5360
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
ARBOUR GREENE PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
office: 604- 936-3907
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663
1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
SURREY 2 4615sf NEW RF12 building lots, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637
Real Estate Investment
9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
Out Of Town Property
PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
5870 Sunset Street
Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incl’d 604-291-8197 www.sunsetparkapt.com
WHITGIFT GARDENS 550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.
1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150
(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools
Duplexes - Rent
SRY 104/144 3 BR garden lev W/D, F/S, $1100 incls utls. Now. No dogs. Refs. 604-299-0818
Houses - Rent
BBY METROTOWN/BCIT, Lrg Upper 3 BR, 2 bath, all appls, garage/carport. $1400. NS/NP. Nr skytrn/bus/schl. 604-438-0786
COQ CTR, by schools, College, 4 BR, 2 baths, rec rm, lrg yrd, storage, $1600, Now. 604-939-0273 COQUITLAM 3 BR, 2.5 bath, tile/ wood flrs, carport, f/p. 624 Godwin Court. $1395 + utils. N/P. Av now. (604) 809-7796, 888-8337 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call 604-RTO-HOME/604-786-4663
AVAIL NOW, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., newly reno’d 1 BR bsmnt, 4 appls, f/p, 600 Sq Ft, $775/mo, No pets. Call 604-454-4540 AVAIL NOW, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., upper floor, newly reno’d 3 BR, 5 appls, f/p, 1350 sq ft, $1200/mo, no pets 604-454-4540 BBY DEER LAKE, Lrg 1 BR, nr bus, schls, BCIT, incls utils, internet & cbl, $875, Avail Dec/Jna 1, N/S, N/P, Call 604-839-9695 BBY METROTOWN 1400sf 3 BR upper 1/2 duplex, 2 ba, lrg kitch & livg rm, f/p, W/D, D/W, sundeck. $1400 + 60% utls. NS/NP. Now. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org BBY S, 2 BR gr lev duplex ste, appls, $980 + 40% utls. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960 BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt, 1000sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196 POCO, BRIGHT 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yd, fnew paint, new bath/ carpet, inste W/D. $750 inc util. Suit mature n/s. 604-299-5435 QUEENSBOROUGH area, lrg ste s/s property, partly furn, lots of parking, $695/mo. 604-524-4844
BBY/N WEST border 2 BR t/h, quiet, family oriented, n/p. $1020 + utils. Av Dec 1. 604-723-7012 COQ FALCON RIDGE 3 BR T/H, 1.5 baths, real f/p, carport, family complex, $1399. 604-473-9674 COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse, $940. Quiet family complex, no pets. Call 604-942-2277 PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851
102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
RIVERS INLET Townhouses
(Coquitlam Centre area)
2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse
2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.
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 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
Find it in the Classiﬁeds
LOTUS RELAXATION www.lotusrelaxation
9916 Lougheed Hwy., Bby. 604-421-5161 #104/204, 8364 Young Rd., Chilliwack 604-795-2230 NOW HIRING
HOME SERVICES 8010
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
IWONA & EWA European Cleaning Service, $25/hour & up, exc refs. (604) 521-4155, 817-5492 J & Z UNIQUE CLEANING European Ladies, many yrs exp, home or office. 604-754-7011
Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. Call 604-240-3408
NO HST! til Dec.15
• Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
atyourhomeservicesgroup.ca ACCREDITED BUSINESS
PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901 VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276
D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Golden Hardwood & Laminate & Tiles. Prof install, refinishing, sanding & repairs. 778-858-7263 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
A Semi Retired Tradesman To fix small annoying things. Richard 604-377-2480 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
Oil Tank Removal
STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670
Interior/Exterior Specialist HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 yrs exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. 604-889-4083
Lawn & Garden
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. New lawns, trimming, weeding, gutters, fall cleanups 604-723-2468
Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
We build and design our own cabinets. Total Kitchen, Bathroom Renovations , Flooring, Tiling, Painting, Plumbing, Finished Carpentry, Millwork etc. 30 yrs in Business. Rick 778-552-6227 A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. 604-521-1567 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
Res - Com Professional Service FLAT RATE 7 DAYS/WK
Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?
Collectibles & Classics
1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
1964 FORD Falcon 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, restored, $6,900. 'C plated'. Call 604-585-2397
2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup ❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s
1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING
NO HST! til Dec.15
• Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs
Disposal & Recycling Trips start at
FALL SALE 500 CREDIT
26 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty FREE ESTIMATES
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437
2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.
10% OFF with this ad w w w.student worksdisposal.com
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
8309 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $6500. 604-723-3654
B i n s f ro m 5 - 3 0 y a rd s a v a i l .
2007 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, AC, auto, pwr grp, 68k kms, $4900 604-439-9840 or 604-612-5122
10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com
1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799. 2009 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, blue, auto, p/w, p/mirrors, p/l, heated seats, cruise, sat radio, 48,000 km, 2 snow tires, 1 owner, no accidents, $9,400. 604-777-1924, 778-886-8553, 1-604-796-1062
PTV TILE RENOVATIONS Ceramic Tile, Porcelain, Slate, Bath reno’s. Santo 778-235-1772
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566 2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden & tree services. Pruning/leaf cleanup 604 319-5302 Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
Planning on RENOVATING?
1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191
Need a PRO? Make it HOME PRO! Plumbing & Drainage Specialist.
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
La Fayette Plumbing Inc. Drain cleaning, hot water tank, faucet repair. 24/hr. Insured Licensed Guaranteed 604-464-0031
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
LOW COST ®
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
1990 DODGE Shadow, blue, 2 dr h/b, 87,000km, well maint, 5sp, 1 owner, $950obo 604-261-5488
1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039
A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 www.kiarichmond.com
Honest Service Lic - Ins - Bonded
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
We Loan Our Own $$$$
Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs
• PAINTING Painting & • RENOVATION Restoration • HANDYMAN
Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!
YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE?
9110 Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
* We Remove & Recycle Anything*
★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
Isaac ★ 604-727-5232
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
HARMONY PAINTING INC 3 empty rooms = $299 & up. Free estimate. 604-247-8888
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530
Extreme Woodworking & Renovations
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576
GRANT’S Home Maintenance Gutter Cleaning & Repairs. Strata & Residential. 604-936-2808
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
Renovations & Home Improvement
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1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
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1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094 1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945
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1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $82,980. 604-781-7614.
1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1988 S10 Pickup, small cab & box, new 4 cyl & clutch, 128k, z28 rims, $2450. 604-522-8358
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376
1991 TOYOTA 'Diesel' Hi-Ace 4wheel Drive Travel Van; RHS; Go Anywhere! Fold-flat sofa-bed seating; 1-yr Warranty! $6,450. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2003 HONDA ST1300 4-cyl ’Sport-Touring’ performance M/cycle; 1-Owner; Power Windscreen; Sale $8888. All Records! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $2500 firm. Don 604-988-0170
2011 LEXUS IS350c V6 Convertible; NAVI; demo; Bal 6-yr 110,000kms Lexus Warranty; Park Assist; Lease or Buy! $46,888. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221
9130 2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
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2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
2007 YAMAHA RI - Dark Red & Black - Double & Single seat cover - 12600 KM - Custom Front & Rear Lights - Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $7900 Call 604-788-0060
1999 FORD F-150 SuperCab; V6 auto; AirCond; $4450. Lease or Buy? 6-pass; Matching Canopy; Reliable w/Warranty! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Automatic 86,000 kms 6 cylinder,leather seats,sunroof,air conditioning 5x cd player 6 way pioneer speakers $12,250. Call: (778) 859-7204
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.
2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877 1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166
2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
Sports & Imports
1997 VOLVO 850 GLT Wagon; new T-belt; auto; leather; $3850. Room for dog & Comfortable; fold-flat seats! 1-yr Warranty Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283
2000 MERCEDES Benz C230 ’Elegance’ luxury compact 4-cyl; leather; Sale Priced $5,888. One Year Warranty; 128KMS! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933
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2002 ACURA MDX AWD; 7 Pass! local, 1 Owner; every option; 1-yr warranty; $13,888. leather; Tow package; roof rails/rack; V6, only 130km! Spotless, No Accidents Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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2001 JEEP Grand Cheroke, silver 250,000 km, new engine, good cond $5000 obo. 604-971-3435
2003 BMW 320i ’Sport sedan’ 6cyl; auto; sunroof; 1-owner local car! 1-yr Warranty incl; Sale $8888. Quality & Comfort in a compact car! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010
2003 TOYOTA Camry 'LE' only 94kms! V6; alloys; ABS; 2nd owner! NO Accidents! One year warranty; $9999. Perfect Cond! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2003 VW new Beetle Cabrio; 5-sp manual; leather; alloys; new tires; $9999. Lease or Buy? All features; One Year Warranty. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051 2001 TOYOTA Corolla, 86,400 km, Auto, A/C, New Tires, Battery. $5,900. 604-594-2992
2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111
2001 VOLVO S60 ’Sport’ 5-sp; manual; P/W; leather; One Year Warranty; Sale Priced $6,450. Power roof; Xtra set Winters! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
Sports & Imports
2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8500. 604-440-4322
2001 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo, auto, leather, sunroof, AC. 123,500 km $5,800. 604-729-4129 2002 FORD F-150 'XTR' SuperCab; 4x4; New Tires; Boxcover; alloys; Top-model; $8888. One Year Warranty! 6-pass! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495
1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1950 obo. 604-433-3039
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526
2004 NISSAN Maxima 'SE' Top Luxury; Sale Priced $8888. One Year Warranty; leather; sunroof; 18' alloys; V6; 1-owner! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2001 VW Passat 'GLX' Special car! 90kms! Every option! V6; leather; One Year Warranty; 1-owner! Special $9999. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2002 BMW 525i Agent maintained, 200,000km. Fully loaded, exc cond. $7K (778) 991-4001
2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557
2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634
2006 JEEP Commander, drk blue ltd edt, 90000km fully loaded, 18in alloy rims + more, mint cond $18500 778-839-9762 778-859-9937
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $2900. 604-936-1270
2002 HYUNDAI Elantra GT, 4 dr h/b, 5sp, 118K, new tires, loaded, $3400 obo, 604-325-4671
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2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891
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2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm
2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm
Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 email@example.com
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
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Sports & Imports
2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543
2006 Kia Rio Black 63k 4 door sedan a/c auto $7500 obo (604) 809-0717
2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179
2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735
2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912 2008 LEXUS AWD luxury V6 model; IS250; NAVI & Camera; 1-owner; Bal Lexus 6-yr 110,000km Warranty! Lease or Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2007 HONDA Accord ’EX-L’ coupe; Top model; leather; 4-cyl; 160 HP; 5-sp; Only 83Kms! Warranty inc; $11,888. 1-Owner Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2008 MAZDA 3 'Sport' hatch; 5sp; new tires; 2.3 litre; One Year Warranty; Alloys; p/w; Sale Priced $10,950. Best-Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
2010 BMW 328XI, AWD, loaded, metallic black sapphire with black interior colour, never smoked in, no accidents, auto steptronic $29,900. 604-821-0440, 778-242-5503 Serviced at Brian Jessel BMW
2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2009 TOYOTA Matrix; hatch; auto; PW; P-locks; Warranty; new tires; Sale Priced $10,950. Foldflat seats; Toyota Quality! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
REDUCED MUST SELL!! $15,800 2009 Volkswagen BEETLE/BUG. light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
2012 LEXUS RX350; demo; 6kms! NAVI; Bal Lexus 6-yr or 110,000kms Warranty! Park assist; Top-model; Sale $49,950. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426
2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486 2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367
2003 NEWMAR Dutch Star, 3 slides, 39’, 65,000mi, full paint freight liner Chassis, 330 Cat engine. Computer desk, solid desk oak cabinets. $73,500. Ph 604-846-5046 Chwk 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
2007 TOYOTA Yaris; auto; power door locks; New tires; One-Year Warranty; Sale Priced $8888. Hatch style; Roomy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
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2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478
2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688 2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com
2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894
2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $69,000. Ph 604 795-9967
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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective November 15 to November 21, 2012.
We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Grocery Department Peet’s Coffee
Whole Frying Specialty Chickens
Hardbite Potato Chips
gluten free, assorted varieties
340g • product of USA
Organic Romaine Hearts
package of 3 • product of USA
150g • product of Canada
Nature’s Path Organic Boxed Cereals Premium and Optimum
Gold Seal Smoked Oysters or Mussels
Inside Round Roasts cut from Canada Grade A or Higher
85g • product of Asia
Satsuma Mandarin Oranges
283-400g • product of Canada
Earth’s Choice Organic Rice Cakes
Stash Organic Tea
Earth’s Choice Organic Peanut Butter
85g • product of USA
500g • product of Canada
2/5.98 Oro Del Tempo Parmigiano Promotion!
Olympic Organic Yogurt assorted varieties
650g • product of Canada
Eco Max Liquid Laundry Detergents
1L • product of USA
PRICING reg 16.99
Margaret’s Artisan Bakery Crisps
At home, at work, or when travelling abroad, reach for A+ Oil of Oregano and stop infection in its tracks!
Double Chocolate Chunk or Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies
Venetian Antipasto and Spreads assorted varieties
product of Canada
60 soft gels
Beat Stress and Feel Better
500ml + 250ml
Magnesium helps ensure that the calcium goes where it’s needed—into the bones, instead of the soft tissues.
regular retail price 450g
Electropollution Cost $5.To register call 604-522-0936.
120 soft gels
Complete, naturally occuring form of vitamin E, containing four tocopherols, four tocotrienols, and plant sterols.
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Thursday, November 22, 7:00- 8:30pm.
New Roots Vitamin E8
package of 12
150g • product of Canada
Pastificio Di Martino Regular, Organic and Whole Wheat Pasta
product of Italy
300g • product of Canada
Simply Pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Flax Seed Bread
Joy of the Mountains A+ Oil of Oregano
3L • product of Canada
1L product of Spain
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Slow or Quick Organic Oats
4.69/100g 20% off regular retail price
Pacific Foods Soup
5lb bag product of Canada
Probar Whole Food Bars
185g • product of Canada
18 count product of USA
Organic Red Potatoes from Fraserland
Thursday, November 22, 7:00- 8:30pm.
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