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Program in peril Neil Squire Society hopes the public will pitch in Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
A locally based non-profit organization is asking folks to dig into their pockets to help with a computer tutoring program for people with disabilities. Burnaby’s Neil Squire Society has launched a campaign to raise money for Distance Computer Comfort, a program that provides free computer tutoring to people with disabilities all over Canada. Participants visit online classrooms to learn basic computer skills with a tutor who helps the students achieve their learning goals. Chad Leaman, the society’s director of development, said they received federal government funding for a pilot program only. “But that government office does not offer any program funding – it is up to us to keep it going,” he said. “Computer skills are considered Program Page 5
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Toy time: Staff and contractors at the Burnaby Chevron refinery celebrated the holidays with their second annual lunch and toy drive in support of the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. Pictured are Mike Ward, Chevron’s fire chief, Stephen D’Souza of the Burnaby Christmas Bureau, and Jim Gable, the refinery manager. D’Souza told the NOW earlier this month that they were “overwhelmed with the generosity” of Chevron’s inaugural toy drive in 2011. See www.burnabynow.com for our ongoing campaign coverage.
Shuttle shuffles concerns Heights businesses Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
Business owners in Burnaby Heights are worried about how TransLink’s proposed changes to the C1 and C2 community shuttle routes might affect their customers. Heidi Dueck, who works at United Optical Dispensary on Hastings Street, said people have been bringing up the issue when they come in. “I heard about it first from a customer who is in Seton Villa and relies on the
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Burnaby NOW • Friday, December 7, 2012 • A03
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ot all Christmas gifts come wrapped in paper and bundled in bows. Ten-year-old Burnaby girl Katarina Lewis is giving a different kind of present his holiday season – several inches of her long blonde locks for a sick child. “My hair was starting to grow really long, and it was falling in my face, but I thought maybe I should donate so it will be easier to handle, and it’s also for a good cause,” said the Grade 5 student at Stride Avenue Community School. It was a story from Katarina’s former teacher that inspired her to donate her hair to Wigs for Kids B.C. The teacher spoke of a girl who had alopecia, a disease that caused her long, black hair fall out, and Katarina thought ON MY BEAT to that couldn’t be good. Jennifer Moreau “I thought maybe all the other people who are suffering from hair loss should have a wig or something to help,” she said. Katarina also remembered a boy at her school who lost his hair and was ostracized because of it. Other kids wouldn’t be friends with the boy, they were mean, and no one would talk to him. “I was a bit disappointed that people wouldn’t be friendly with him just because he was different,” Katarina said. Besides the hair donation, Katarina is also raising money from friends and family to support Wigs for Kids B.C. She’s collecting donations until Dec. 15, Jason Lang/burnaby now the day her hair will be cut. Hair donations must be braided or tightly bound in a pony tail, so Katarina’s Chop, chop: This Christmas, Katarina Lewis is cutting her hair for Wigs for Kids B.C., a non-profit group that helps hair will be chopped close to chin length. kids and teens who have lost their hair. The 10-year-old Stride Avenue student is also collecting donations for the “I am a little bit nervous, but I’m also kind of organization. happy because it’s for a good cause, and I’m also kind stay on well, even when children hang upside down on Alden was moved by Katarina’s gesture to cut her hair of happy because I’ve had long hair for as long as I the monkey bars, according Deborah Alden, a Burnaby for another, less fortunate child. can remember, and it’s a new look,” she said. resident and spokesperson with Wigs for Kids B.C. “Personally, I’m in awe of children who are so kind Wigs for Kids B.C. was started in 2006 by a group The wigs aren’t just for cancer patients – they can go and generous at such a young age who are willing to step of female friends, raising money to buy a wig for a to any child or teen in the province that has lost hair for forward and help others,” she said. “We are so grateful young girl with no hair. The group has since grown and whatever reason. for anyone at any age considering donating their hair.” now raises thousands every year – in 2012 alone they Having hair again can help a child who’s worried To donate to Katarina’s campaign, go to www.wigs raised $120,000. The organization is affiliated with B.C. about being picked on for being different. forkidsbc.com and click on Donate Now at the top of the Children’s Hospital, which manages the money the group “Little girls will say, ‘I am afraid to go back to school page. She’s hoping to raise at least $100, and she’s more raises. because I might be bullied. I’ll be made fun of,’” Alden than halfway. Wigs for Kids B.C. is also holding another It takes 10 to 12 donated ponytails to make a wig of said. “That is the nature of bullying. Kids are targeted for fundraiser in January in Richmond Centre, where people human hair, which can cost between $1,000 and $3,000. being different. They won’t even leave the house. This can donate their hair. For more information on that, visit The donated hair goes to a professional wig maker, and the website. the hospital refers children and teens for fittings. The wigs makes them feel a little more normal.”
Green party activist calls for new hospital, care facility Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Amidst the debacle over the botched Burnaby Hospital consultations, local Green party activist Bruce Friesen is calling for a new hospital and a seniors’ care facility for Burnaby. “I would like to see Burnaby city hall and MLAs unite to press the Ministry of Health to site a (seniors’) building for Burnaby Hospital on the Willingdon
lands,” he wrote in an email to the NOW. Friesen, a retired management consultant, wants a seniors’ complex that includes housing and care facilities, along with a geriatric research centre. The Willingdon Lands are a 16-hectare site at 3405 to 3705 Willingdon Avenue, where the provincial government was considering building a remand centre in 2008. “I also believe that as the value of the seniors’ care village is realized that a new Burnaby Hospital complex can be built
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Kevin Kaardal is new superintendent at the helm in Burnaby school district Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
The Burnaby school district has a new superintendent at the helm: Kevin Kaardal. “Our search process has shown that Kevin is the right person to provide the strong educational leadership that we have come to expect in our district. We look forward to Kevin’s increased contribution in advancing a vibrant and innovative environment for all of our learners, staff and community,” said school
board chair Larry Hayes in a press release. Kaardal’s hiring follows former superintendent Claudio Morelli’s retirement last August. Kaardal is no stranger to Burnaby. He has worked at the local school district as an assistant superintendent for the past five years, and he has decades of public education experience in B.C. and Alberta. Kevin Kaardal “I am honoured by Replaces Claudio the confidence shown by Morelli who retired
the board to allow me this opportunity and responsibility, and I look forward to working with such a dynamic team of professionals, staff and partners on behalf of our students,” Kaardal said. The board also announced that Gina Niccoli-Moen was appointed deputy superintendent of schools. Both Kaardal’s and Niccoli-Moen’s appointments are effective immediately.
Program: Society asking for public’s help continued from page 1
education and training, which are provincial jurisdiction. Herein lies the irony, we have a program that can reach anyone in Canada, but we’d have to go to each province for funding. We are working on funding within B.C., but we have to raise 25 per cent of the necessary funds – hence this campaign.” If the program was shut down, the Neil Squire Society would no longer be able to provide computer skills development for people with disabilities across Canada, he added. “This program has provided peo-
ple with skills to close the digital divide. Many of these participants are using Google, email, Word, (and) Excel for the first time. This program enables people with disabilities to participate in our digital society,” Leaman said. Almost all of the program’s volunteers are from Burnaby and many of them are students, Leaman added. “When they both are in class, the volunteer can see the participant’s screen, and hear them through computer headphones and microphone. From there, it’s just like sitting beside someone at a computer – you can
show them things, surf the web together, assist in writing and receiving emails, make posters, budgets, etc. The learning goals are set by the participant,” he explained. In an attempt to save the program, the society has launched a campaign, where people can sponsor a copy of Windows 7 and Office 2007 for $12. “We are hoping to raise $25,000 to keep staff associated to this program, as once again another key program is without government funding,” Leaman said. To get involved, go to www.indi egogo.com/neilsquire.
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for disaster. But, add a couple of other This is a particularly risky time of ingredients, such as pedestrians who the year to be a pedestrian. It gets dark are wearing dark clothing or drivers early, and is often pitch black outside who think that they can operate their by the time many commuters hit the vehicles after having a couple of glasses road for home. Rain and wind and of wine, and a risky endeabright headlights, combine vour quickly changes into a to make spotting pedestrians Burnaby NOW deadly one. very difficult. Combine this This past couple of with drivers who are often thinking about how they’re going to get weeks the Lower Mainland, including Burnaby, has seen several pedestrians all of their Christmas shopping done, struck and killed. And, in at least one or how they’re going to finish projects case, drivers have not stopped to take at work – and you have a partial recipe
responsibility or help the victims. Such tragedies destroy lives, families and can impact workplaces and whole communities. The damage can wreak havoc for decades to come. And, the added tragedy is that most of these accidents could have been avoided. Take more time when driving – anticipate that distracted pedestrians in shopping areas are likely to step off the curbs without looking or rush across the streets. If you’re going out walking
at night, wear reflective clothing, or even flashing bike lights. Never assume a driver sees you. And, never assume that someone is going to stop just because you step out into a crosswalk. If you’re thinking of having a drink – even just one – don’t drink and drive. If you are going to drink, organize a ride with Operation Red Nose, or take a taxi or arrange a designated driver system. But don’t, if you’re a pedestrian or a driver, take chances. It’s not worth it.
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holes in de Jong’s forecast. inance Minister Mike de For example, the fiscal plan Jong should perhaps watch projects revenues from natural more of those competigas royalties to exceed $600 miltive poker TV shows, because lion next year, at a time when it looks like he’s playing his revenues in that area have been budget hand all wrong right declining as a glut of natural gas now. on the North American His insistence market has meant lower that he will deliver sales and depressed a surplus budget Keith Baldrey prices. next spring is akin This year, natural gas revto drawing to an inside straight, enues are now expected to be and every good poker player just $157 million, down from knows how difficult that is to a forecast of almost $400 milpull off. lion. De Jong has provided no It rarely turns out to be a sucevidence that not only will that cessful ploy, and I suspect de slide halt, but that the market Jong will discover just how hard will come back to life in such a that is come February, when he major way. delivers his first budget. That’s one hole. Another is He claims that not only will the anticipated $130 million he bring in a balanced budget, increase in property transfer but that it will have a surplus. taxes, at a time when housing But the numbers from his latest sales have slowed (taxes in this financial update – the second area are down about $95 million quarterly report – suggest that this year). would appear to be a nearThe housing market would impossible feat to accomplish. have to have a big rebound to This year’s budget deficit is deliver that kind of revenue to now pegged at $1.37 billion (up the government. from the $768-million deficit A balanced budget also anticiwhen the budget was tabled pates some big growth in other back in February). revenue areas as well: personal So de Jong expects to make income tax revenue ($140 milthat massive deficit not only disappear, but to turn into a sur- lion) and health and social transfers from the federal government plus over the next year. ($390 million). The government publishes a In all, the fiscal plan envisions three-year fiscal plan with every an additional $2.1 billion in revbudget, so it’s actually possible enue suddenly materializing to see what his planned budget will look like. Budgets Page 7 And it exposes several large
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Money should go to ensuring safety around pipelines in city Dear Editor:
Re: Risks not worth it, Letters to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 30 and Emergency generator part of $2M city upgrade, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 30. I would like to thank Lise Kreps for her astute observations about our current pipelines and future pipeline expansion in Burnaby. She talks of the concern of pipes bursting near children, schools and parks. Meanwhile, the City of Burnaby is spending $2 million to upgrade their computer systems in case of emergencies like an earthquake.
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When you look at both news pieces, I wonder what the city is doing to help our schools, especially those surrounded by gas pipelines in their emergency preparedness? I am still blown away by how many grants the city gives for festivals ($35,000 reported in your last issue) when it does not tackle the very important issue of keeping our children safe in case of an emergency. Where would you evacuate those children in those six schools if the gas pipelines burst? After the major eathquake off of Haida Gwaii, who in city hall or the school board has made any improvements towards the safekeeping of Burnaby citizens, young and old? Louise Hazemi, Burnaby
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Re: Is it truth or repeated lies, Letters to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 30. Ziggy Eckardt appears to be claiming the position of local champion of the global warming deniers. Well, that is his choice, and history will judge him for it. There is no space in one letter to refute all the falsehoods that a global warming denier can pack into one letter. One of the current favourites is “the average global temperature has not budged for the last 14 years.” That is an obvious misrepresentation of the actual measurements, as anyone who bothers to look at them will immediately see. There are many ways of presenting the measurements. Some of them are legitimate; some are not. For example, you could present the actual temperatures. On the other hand, you could choose an arbitrary baseline temperature and then present the temperature differences with respect to the baseline. Both of these methods are legitimate. Another thing you could do is add annotations right on the temperature graph, and this is often done. For example, there may have been significant volcanic eruptions in certain years, and that would have an impact on the global temperature. Recording that kind of information right on the temperature graph could be very useful in explaining why there are fluctuations in the temperature. A third thing you could do is use a bar graph as opposed to a line graph. The most common approach is to use a line graph,
and then the temperature record looks very jagged. It needs to be understood that the lines themselves do not represent actual temperatures. If the measurements are very close together, then the lines do provide a good approximation to the actual temperature. No matter how you present the actual data, it’s immediately obvious that it’s very noisy – there are a lot of fluctuations. This is not at all surprising for a complex system like the Earth. How do you analyze noisy data? Generally, you start by ignoring the rapid fluctuations and looking for the long-term trends. The most important conclusion available from the entire data set is that the global temperature keeps going up and shows no sign of changing. The second and third most important conclusions are that there are large fluctuations on the 10-year time scale, and that the fluctuations on the one-year time scale are so large that they tell you nothing at all. You need a whole bunch of additional information to try to understand the short-term temperature fluctuations, and for that you definitely have to read the scientific literature. If you look at the most recent decade, which has been the hottest in all of recorded history, the temperature has not changed much, except for the short-term fluctuations, and may even be going down. Nobody is disputing that point. But to look at only the last decade, and to ignore the evidence from the 120 years before that, is called cherry-picking the data, and it is one of the favorite techniques of the global warming deniers.
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next year. This year, revenues grew by less than $600 million (about half of what was forecast), so it is difficult to see where this optimism comes from. In fact, if revenues are down even a small amount from this generous forecast, the budget will be in deficit. Compounding the situation is that there is not a lot of room on the spending side of the equation to make up for any loss in revenues. The election will occur three months after the budget is introduced, so it would be political suicide to engage in huge spending cuts. Of the government’s $44-billion budget, almost $37 billion of that goes to health care, education, social services, debt
servicing and personal protection. Would de Jong seriously cut health care or education, or reduce welfare benefits, or cut back on law enforcement just before an election? I highly doubt it. The government has already cut the low-hanging fruit that it traditionally looks at when times get tight (reducing travel costs, implementing a hiring freeze, etc.) so there’s not much there to have an impact if those rosy revenues turn out to be not so rosy. This all raises the question of why de Jong is even trying to deliver a surplus budget in such lean times. Why not simply wait a year or two until the economy turns around enough to
get those revenue streams moving again with realistic expectations? Then there’s the elephant in the room. That would be the serious credibility problem attached to pre-election budgets. The 2009 budget, delivered just before the election campaign, turned out to be a giant work of fiction as it went from a projected surplus to a huge deficit – a fact revealed only after the votes were counted. So perhaps it is best for our finance minister to fold his hands and wait for a better one. Drawing to that inside straight may not be worth the gamble. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C. Email him at Keith.Baldrey@ globalnews.ca.
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Hospital: ‘Posturing’ diem acute care beds is continued from page 3 of $325 per day represents low, and she puts the figmoney wasted on provid- ure more at $1,200. “But this is absolutely ing medically unneeded known: it’s cheaper to have services.” Many of Burnaby some in a proper placeHospital’s current prob- ment, which is a long-term lems, including the C. dif- care facility,” she said. In respect to the longficile, patient crowding and long wait-times, can term effects that the clobe traced back to this root sure of Cascade Residence cause and to the aging had on Burnaby Hospital, Friesen is right, physical plant, Blamey said. Friesen said. But, she added, According CascadeResidence to Friesen, both was very old, and mainstream parthe argument at ties, the Liberals the time was refurand the NDP, bishing it would have ignored the cost more money real problems at than a whole new Burnaby Hospital, facility. instead favouring Blamey also “noisy posturing” said a new seniors’ around the recent Bruce Friesen facility and hospipublic consulta- Former candidate tal would be “an tion. extremely expen“My point is that neither side can claim sive venture.” To read Friesen’s full high ground here because there isn’t much to stand argument, go to Jennifer Moreau’s blog at www. on,” Friesen said. Margi Blamey, spokes- burnabynow.com. person for the Hospital jmoreau@ Employees’ Union, said burnabynow.com Friesen’s estimate on per
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MERRY CHRISTMAS, LUCY
What’s Your Snow IQ? With winter weather on the way, the City of Burnaby wants to remind residents and businesses that we all have a role to play to ensure streets and sidewalks are safe. Our Role as a City During snow and ice conditions, the City of Burnaby Engineering Department is prepared and ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our road and sidewalk clearing priorities are set to maintain safety and access to core facilities and traf)c routes.
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Horsing around: The Burnaby Horseman’s Association recently celebrated its annual Christmas open house. Here, Raeann Johnston stands with her horse Lucy.
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Shuttle: Public consultation coming up next week at Gilmore school continued from page 1
at solutions, but she added it would make more sense to examine when and how the shuttles are used, and to keep them running frequently during peak times. “You can’t leave these people without transportation,” she said. Jack Kuyer, owner of Valley Bakery, is on the transportation committee for the Heights Merchants Association. He is concerned that changes to the routes of the community shuttles could lead to people no longer using the services. “I’ve experienced it here at work, people taking buses are shifting back to cars because every three months, transit is changing,” he said. “Every time there’s a shift, it changes things and upsets the pattern that’s existing.” Kuyer said he has had bakers who are accustomed to catching a bus at 7 a.m., who find it hard to continue to do so when the bus stop is moved. “If you add five or six blocks to your commuting distance, it doesn’t sound like a lot but often that’s what the difference is between people using cars or the bus system,” he said. Both Kuyer and Dueck were not sure if they would
be able to make a public consultation being hosted by TransLink at Gilmore Community School next week because of their business hours. Isabel Kolic, executive director for the merchants’ association, has been in talks with TransLink about the possible changes. The social and economic benefits of the feeder route are essential to the neighbourhood, she told the NOW. She would like the province to invest more in community shuttles, not less, as they are key to leaving cars at home, she added. “Having the shuttle bus was one of the reasons I moved to the Heights,” she said. Decreasing service is not the way increase transit use, Kolic said. “We’re worried that by downgrading the service down to once an hour, we’re going to phase the service out because it will become irrelevant to people’s lives,” she explained. “Life doesn’t operate every 60 minutes.” While the two shuttles are in the bottom 25 per cent of performers when compared with other community shuttles, she said, they are in the top of that 25 per cent bracket. “There’s still potential
there,” Kolic said, adding there is substantial development happening in the area and the local high school, Alpha Secondary, now has a French immersion program and will be attracting more students. The association has heard from a variety of transit users, including students, she said. “We’ve heard from high school students carrying heavy backpacks and musical instruments, and people carrying groceries home up the steep hills of Capitol Hill in the winter time, with the ice and snow,” Kolic said. Kolic would like TransLink to adapt the shuttles to the community that uses them -– focusing on high-use areas, such as the high school, and possibly going north to south through the neighbourhood instead of extending into a completely different neighbourhood near Kensington Square. While TransLink has released information on the route that indicates the shuttles only pick up an average of two or three people per trip, Kolic and Dueck both said that during peak hours, there are many more people using them. But Marisa Espinosa, TransLink’s senior manager
for planning, said the proposed changes are intended to accommodate more people in the area. “It does have an impact certainly on the frequency but it would reduce where C1 and C2 duplicate other routes on Hastings Street,” she said.
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Health centre seeks support
Centre hoping to raise another $100k for upgrades
St. Michael’s Centre has been helping Burnaby residents for more than 30 years – and now, they’re hoping that Burnaby residents will be able to help them as well. The centre is in the process of raising the final $100,000 needed to build new therapeutic bathing rooms for its 138 residents. The first $200,000 needed for the project is already in place, thanks to funding from Fraser Health, as well as private donors. One of those donors, the Faccone family, recently donated $25,000 to the project. Marco Faccone, a longtime Burnaby resident and businessman, lost both parents and an older brother to cancer. The $25,000 donation was made in honour of his mother, Anna, who passed away at the care centre at the age of 53. “My momo was a very private person – it meant a lot to my dad and our family that the care team at St. Michael’s looked after her and her personal needs like bathing and maintained her dignity. We knew how
important that was for her,” said Faccone. “We are making this donation in her honour to show our appreciation and to help ensure that others receive the best possible care.” The three older bathing rooms for long-term care residents at St. Michael’s Centre are in in need of major renovation, including the installation of therapeutic hydrosound tubs designed to help enhance wound healing and to protect skin. Operations site leader Blake Armstrong says the renovation will provide residents with a home-like environment with modern safety features and up-todate technology. “We know that St. Michael’s Centre has touched the lives of many people since the doors opened in 1981, and we hope that the Faccones’ generosity will inspire other families to give.” The Tapestry Foundation for Health Care, which raises funds for St. Michael’s Centre, is hoping to find donors for the final $100,000 needed. To find out more, or to make a donation, see www.tapestryfoundation. ca. editorial@ burnabynow.com
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Top 5 things to do
he countdown to Christmas has officially begun and that means everybody’s starting to get into the festive mood in Burnaby. We’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend, and we have a few more events sure to excite all locals. Get Fido’s picture taken on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Waterworkz Paw Spa’s pet photo event. The spa, located at 3831 Still Creek Ave., is offering a professional photo of your furry loved one with Santa Claus for $20, mini-massages by donation, prizes and more. The event is to benefit less fortunate animals in your community, with all proceeds raised benefiting the Burnaby SPCA. Get your pet pictures with Santa (Part 2) on Saturday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Tisol Pet Nutrition and Supply store at 7117 Gilley Ave. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The event, pet pictures with Santa, is in support of the Small Animal Rescue Society of B.C. It’s $10 for a photo-postcard or
CD, $15 for both. All anirefreshments and snacks. mals welcome. For more For more info, call 604-419info, email info@smallani 1809. malrescue.org. Get appreciating the Brentwood Annual Get watching Footlight Festival of Theatre’s Lights, running production of until Dec. 26 at Sherlock Holmes’ the Brentwood Christmas Goose Town Centre and an adapshopping mall tation of Sir at the corner Arthur Conan of Lougheed Doyle’s Sherlock Highway and Holmes’ story Willingdon The Adventure Avenue. This of the Blue festival will also Carbuncle, at the help school kids Brookfield Hall (or more) stay dry and on Saturday, Things to do warm over the Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 9 this weekend winter, as winter boots will at 1:30 and 3:30 be provided to p.m. The storychildren and donations line concerns the disapwill be accepted. Proceeds pearance of a gem and the go to support the Boots for trail leads to a surprising Kids program and other conclusion. Brookfield Rotary Club of Burnaby Hall is located within the Deer Lake service projects. Burnaby Village Museum For more info, go to www. at 6501 Deer Lake Ave. rotaryburnabydeerlake. For more info, go to www. org. burnabyvillagemeuseum. ◆ ca. Email your Top 5 ideas to Get informed about firstname.lastname@example.org insurance on Saturday, or send them to alau@burn Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the grand opening abynow.com. You can also check out our full arts and of the new office of The events calendar listings on Co-operators Insurance our website’s homepage at at 5201 Rumble St. Event www.burnabynow.com. features great prize draws,
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hen most people think of the Red Cross, the focus is usually on humanitarian aid during wars, famines and other catastrophic events overseas. But the Red Cross also has an important role in B.C., and in Burnaby specifically. For more than a decade, the Canadian Red Cross has had its Lower Mainland regional headquarters on Lake City Way in Burnaby. “Everything is done out of this office,” says Christopher Libby, ON MY BEAT regional manager Janaya Fuller-Evans for the Lower Mainland. “All the major Red Cross services and programs have representation here in the Burnaby office.” It is a good spot for the Red Cross, according to Libby. “Burnaby provides a great location for us, in that it is in the metropolitan area, it also is on major transportation routes, there’s access to amenities for staff,” he says. “Also, I can’t overemphasize how welcoming and helpful city staff has been.” There are about 70 to 75 staff members working out of the office, at the international, national, provincial, and regional levels, according to Libby. The number fluctuates depending on who is in the area, and also when the emergency call centre, which covers Western Canada, has been activated, he adds. The first floor of the Burnaby office includes a storage room containing stacks of wheelchairs, walkers and shelves filled to the ceiling with other medical equipment, which is loaned out on a short-term basis to patients in need, referred by health-care providers in the region. A technician works in the back, modifying and customizing medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, for children. The Red Cross has many programs and services beyond its humanitarian and disaster relief efforts, including the health equipment loan service, the children’s medical equipment recycling and loan service, injury prevention programs, and the RespectED: Violence and abuse prevention program. The RespectED educational program, which was launched in Vancouver more than 25 years ago, works with schools and communities to prevent violence, bullying harassment, abuse and neglect. “Right now, bullying has raised its ugly head with very tragic results,” Libby says. “It has unfortunately become a prominent thing for us to be addressing as a community.” The Red Cross trains teachers and adults to deal with issues of violence and harassment, and also trains youth to be peer facilitators, he adds, and works with many school districts, including Burnaby. There is a connection from interpersonal violence to community violence to state violence, according to Kimberley Nemrava, the provincial director for the
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Here to help: Red Cross regional manager Christopher Libby, left, and provincial director Kimberley Nemrava display some of the supplies used by the Red Cross in its relief work. The Lower Mainland regional headquarters is in Burnaby.
Red Cross in B.C. and the Yukon. signed an emergency response agreement, “It’s one (program) that really speaks so that the Red Cross can send self-conto the fundamental humanitarianism of tained emergency response units – coverthe Red Cross movement,” she says. ing needs such as health, water sanitation But the work of the Red Cross also and logistics – which can be deployed focuses on potential disasters in the provanywhere in the world. ince. “In case of a major catastrophic disasThe B.C. Red Cross recently signed ter in B.C., the Canadian Red Cross – and two agreements with the province of B.C., through the Canadian Red Cross, these forming a partnership to deal with emeremergency response units – will be made gencies. available to the government The first, the auxiliary of B.C. as needed,” Nemrava “We respond to says. to government agreement, allows the Red Cross to work It is the first such agreement everything – if with the government in an in Canada, she adds. it’s not needed, auxiliary capacity. “B.C. was invited to be we may not need involved in this because of our “In very sensitive times, times of conflict, times of disaster risk,” she says. to activate, but war, the governments work Local authorities are the first we’re always with the Red Cross to make responders in an emergency, sure that humanitarian needs supported by provincial/ there to offer are delivered to people affectregional governments, and assistance.” ed,” Nemrava says. then the Red Cross, Nemrava “This auxiliary to governsays, adding the organization KIMBERLEY NEMRAVA ment agreement is a comprovides support in the case of Red Cross provincial director mitment of B.C. government large disasters, as well as longand the Red Cross to work term recovery support. together more closely to address humani“We respond to everything – if it’s not tarian needs, in particular around how needed we may not need to activate, but we can bring Red Cross resources to we’re always there to offer assistance,” situations like catastrophic disasters,” she she says. adds. Before the major earthquakes in Japan The province and the organization also and New Zealand in recent years, as well
as Hurricane Katrina and other disasters in the United States, the Red Cross focused its disaster relief primarily on less developed countries. While those countries still need more support after a disaster, Nemrava says, the Red Cross is also coordinating efforts with developed countries. “It’s really becoming apparent that the recent disasters increasing in scope and magnitude have meant that even developed countries can certainly be overwhelmed,” she says. The primary catastrophic risks in B.C. are earthquakes and tsunamis, but there are more than 50 potential hazard risks in the province, she adds, including chemical spills, mudslides, flooding and fires. “We have it all,” she says. Part of the challenge in B.C. is the geography, Nemrava says, because of the number of communities that can quickly become isolated, and the impact of potential disasters on transportation and access routes. Geography is a challenge in the Lower Mainland, Libby adds, as is population density. But the diversity of the population here also offers opportunities for the Red Cross to able to coordinate efforts with very strong community organizations, he says.
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Art project on homelessness at library branch HERE AND NOW Jennifer Moreau
n art project created by homeless people in Burnaby is on display at the Tommy Douglas library branch.
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“It’s beautiful,” said Wanda Mulholland, spokesperson for the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness. “The art on there is really intriguing and makes you want to look closer.” The project, called Reach for the Stars, is a quilt that showcases the diversity and needs of people living in extreme poverty, said Mulholland.
The East Burnaby Quilters created swatches of the quilt and volunteered at an outreach event for local homeless people. The attendees were invited to use fabric paint to decorate or write on the quilting squares, which were then stitched together into one piece, now on display at the library at 7311 Kingsway. The task force is also
The Mayor and Councillors of the City of Burnaby wish all Burnaby residents and businesses a very enjoyable Christmas Season and extend Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2013.
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Shop the holidays! Tea Desire
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Tea Desire is a family owned business with a mission of providing the ﬁnest loose leaf teas and tea ware to meet with a growing demand in the consumer market. First opening their doors in Vernon, BC in 2005, they have expanded to include ﬁve stores in BC, two in Alberta, and one in Saskatchewan as well as an online store offering shipping anywhere in the US and Canada. The greater majority of Tea Desire’s teas are obtained through a partnership with one of Germany’s oldest handcraft tea suppliers that has a long standing tradition of using only the highest quality ingredients in their tea. Offering not only very ﬁne unﬂavoured teas, Tea Desire has numerous unique ﬂavoured teas only available in their stores.
different tea for each day, and a collection of Christmas-themed bone china mugs. Come in and take a smell of their popular Christmas-themed ﬂavours, like the Fireplace Dreams rooibos, Christmas Tea black, or the Winter Joy fruit infusion.
for the maintenance of good health, increase alertness without jitters, and can help maintain and support cardiovascular health. The ritual of preparing a cup
of loose-leaf tea is also said to have a calming effect after a busy day, the owners and staff of Tea Desire certainly swear by it.
The staff at Tea Desire are knowledgeable and passionate about tea and will always help a customer ﬁnd the tea that is right for them. The staff will also educate customers about the health beneﬁts of tea, including the fact that Health Canada has ofﬁcially recognized and authorizes the statements that black, green and oolong tea are a source of antioxidants
Tea Desire also has a large selection of quality tea-ware, including many selections of bone-china mugs for far less than you would expect to pay for bone china. During the Christmas season, Tea Desire carries a large number of seasonal teas that are ﬂavoured in tune with the season, Advent Calendars that offer a
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Shop the holidays! Sears Coin & Stamps
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been buying and selling gold and silver coins, stamps, various forms of currency and associated supplies, as well as offering sound and honest advice to both longtime and neophyte collectors. It’s Richardson’s strict adherence to industry standard codes and ethics that helps to set him apart from other dealers and appraisers. “With the Sears name you know the quality of service you can expect,” says Richardson, who also operates Western Coins and Stamps in Richmond. “There are new cash-for-gold places opening up every day, run by people you might not know or trust and the prices they’re paying can sometimes be completely different from what the market actually is.” The Royal Canadian Mint’s seasonal Christmas coins are currently in hot demand, and Richardson also expects the latest gold and silver issue of the Mint’s annual Lunar coins — in 2013, commemorating the Year of the Snake — to be every bit as popular as 2012’s Year of the Dragon series. While Richardson features Jim Richardson from Sears Coins & Stamps the exact same products
A coin and stamp dealer you can trust! When it comes time to appraise a coin or stamp collection — or start a new one — put your trust in the experts at Sears Coins and Stamps in Metrotown. For thirty years owner Jim Richardson has
and prices as sold on the Mint website, customers save shipping costs by visiting his store directly. And for the time being — until the HST is ofﬁcially repealed in the coming year, and PST will again be applied to coin sales —
all pure gold and silver coins remain free of federal sales tax. Sears Coins and Stamps is located on the second ﬂoor of Sears Metrotown and is open seven days a week. Call 604-4333211 (ext. 579) for more information.
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t this time of year as we prepare to celebrate the holiday season and enjoy the comfort of family and friends, it’s a ﬁtting time to consider those in our own community who may not have the support that many of us often take for granted.
While good causes are in every country around the world, there are some excellent organizations right here in Burnaby doing great work. Giving is a personal choice, sometimes guided by personal experience, sometimes by what we learn from others. What we hope to do in the following pages is to introduce you to just some local causes – their priorities and some of their successes. I can assure you that each organization or group provides very dedicated and much needed resources and support in our community. Our hope is that this will help you and your family select a cause that resonates with you and we encourage you to offer your assistance, participation and if you are able, a donation. Whether you give your time and energy or a few dollars, even the smallest contribution makes a difference and I am always amazed that any act of giving is always greatly appreciated. Let’s make a difference this holiday season and do our part to give back to the community.
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20 possAbilities ......................................................................................... 21 Burnaby Community Connections ................................................... 21 Burnaby Family Life ............................................................................ 22 Burnaby Hospital Foundation ............................................................ 22 Burnaby Fireﬁghters Charitable Society ...........................................
Burnaby Fireﬁghters Charitable Society #205 – 6515 BONSOR AVE., BURNABY Our focus The Burnaby Fireﬁghters Charitable Society represents Burnaby ﬁreﬁghters in their mission to raise money for community groups and nonproﬁt organizations. The BFCS knows ﬁrsthand that protecting a community is about more than handling emergency calls — it’s also about helping people who have to deal with health problems, disabilities, poverty, abuse, hunger and other issues.
Our people The BFCS has no paid employees — all assistance comes from a pool of more than 280 City of Burnaby ﬁreﬁghters. This year the society received the Community Service Award at the Burnaby Excellence Awards. It is an award our members treasure as it is something that they all made possible through their own selﬂess donation of time and effort. The charitable society’s board of directors is comprised of volunteers Rob Lamoureux (president), Jeff Clark (vicepresident), Craig McDiarmid (treasurer) and Miles Ritchie (secretary).
contact us telephone 604-434-1717 internet www.burnabyﬁreﬁghters.com
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Our work in the community
Beyond maintaining a strong presence at neighbourhood cleanups, barbecues, fairs and parades and delivering vital programs to the local community, the BFCS contributes funds to more than 40 Lower Mainland charitable and community organizations such as: Burnaby Hospital Foundation, Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, St. Michael’s Hospice, B.C. Special Olympics, Burnaby Family Life, “Dry Grad” initiatives at area secondary schools, South Burnaby Neighbourhood House and Variety Club. With no paid administration or costly overhead like some other charities, “Ninety-nine per cent of the money that comes in goes back out into the local community,” says BFCS president Rob Lamoureux. Therefore, “you’re actually getting better value for every dollar you donate.”
The BFCS has set its sights on continuing to grow its Charitable Endowment fund, which currently totals around $800,000. “We’d love to get it up to the $2 million mark,” says Lamoureux. “That would make us a lot more self-sufﬁcient, and we wouldn’t have to rely on the donations as much. Looking at what other organizations like ours have done with similar endowments, once you reach that sort of number, with the money that comes in on the interest it makes a huge difference in what you’re able to do. You’re really not even touching the principle.”
• The 21st annual Burnaby Fireﬁghters Charitable Society Ball will be held at the Metrotown Hilton on Sat., March 9, 2013. By far the BCFS’s biggest fundraising event of the year, in 2012 the gala raised $93,000 - more money than we have ever raised in one night before! • The 2013 edition of the annual BFCS Golf Tournament will again be held at the Riverway Golf Course following the Labour Day Long Weekend in mid-September.
How you can get Involved
As well as accepting donations from the local community, the BFCS is looking to secure a corporate sponsor to help ensure the longevity of its Nutritional Snack Program, through which the organization supplies healthy snacks to elementary schools in Burnaby — a vital resource, especially in low-income areas of southeast Burnaby. “We’d love to get a corporate sponsor who could partner up with us every year,” says Lamoureux. “That is an ongoing cost for us to the tune of $20,000 a year.”
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240 – 4664 LOUGHEED HIGHWAY, BURNABY
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Burnaby Community Connections #204 - 2101 HOLDOM AVE., BURNABY
Our work in the community
posAbilities assists persons with developmental disabilities to lead meaningful and healthy lives in welcoming communities, offering a comprehensive range of support services such as employment and life skills training, home living, recreation and behavior support in Metro Vancouver and other parts of B.C. Community integration, participation and inclusion are at the heart of all that we do.
posAbilities has undertaken three initiatives of particular signiﬁcance over the past three years: • Can You Dig It: now in its third year, this initiative seeks to bring neighborhoods together around shared community gardens so that micro-communities can form that include persons with disabilities and present a practical solution to the problem of urban isolation. Become involved by volunteering in one of the larger garden hubs or starting an inclusive garden in your own back yard. For more info visit www.cydi.ca
• Don’t Sweat It: with support from the Vancouver Foundation, posAbilities developed a new, socially responsible home and garden maintenance service. Choose a socially purposed business for your next home maintenance or gardening project. For a free estimate call 604-872-4001 or visit www. DontSweatIt@Services.com
Over the past year posAbilities served 726 children, youth and adults throughout B.C., most in Metro Vancouver, and offered behaviour support to families in Gibsons, Abbotsford, Hope, Salmon Arm and Victoria. Our team of dedicated workers provided more than 582,000 hours of direct service.
posAbilities has 600 full time, part time and casual staff holding various credentials depending on the service stream that they work in. To help deliver these support systems, we hire staff with a background and experience in human services, mental health care, behavior analysis and consultation, education and community support.
contact us telephone 604-299-4001 internet www.posAbilities.ca e-mail info@posAbilities.ca facebook posAbilitiesCA 11 twitter @posAbilities11 youtube posAbilitiesCA
• posAbilities Employment Service: This service was launched in the spring of 2011 offering vocational skills training and competitive employment for individuals in Vancouver, Burnaby and the Tri-Cities area. If you are an employer seeking to diversify your workforce, call 604-522-2601, e-mail employment@ posabilities.ca or visit www.posAbilities.ca/ employment In addition to our regular programs, posAbilities frequently partners with other organizations such as the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, Simon Fraser Society for Community living, Quest Food Exchange, Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture and MOSAIC Services For Newcomers to develop new initiatives that further advance the community living movement.
• Annual Art Show for B.C. Artists with Developmental Disabilities Oct. 2013 • Family Education Series — ongoing workshops held every spring and fall to assist families who have relatives with disabilities with personal and ﬁnancial planning. For information visit www.posabilities.ca or call 604.299.4001.
Our Vision Whether a young family raising a child or a senior living independently, each of us will need help at some time in our lives, for ourselves or for our loved ones. Knowing that your community will be there for you can make the difference. We believe every person deserves to feel welcomed into our community with dignity and warmth, and presented with choices on how to better their lives.
Our Focus Founded in 1971, Burnaby Community Connections is a local, charitable society committed to connecting people, services and community. We strive to create opportunities for people to engage within our community, ﬁnd ways to meaningfully participate, and help build solutions to complex social issues.
Our Work in the Community Burnaby Community Connections offers a variety of services that provide support to families with low income, help seniors maintain a healthy and more independent lifestyle, and assist people in accessing community resources. Last year, with the help of our donors and volunteers, we provided support to people 94,049 times. Christmas Bureau Making Christmas bright for Burnaby families and seniors with gifts during the holiday season. Camping Bureau Helping families send their children to the summer camp of their choice through ﬁnancial subsidies. Seniors Transportation Driving seniors to and from medical related appointments through an affordable, convenient and volunteer-driven service. Community Resource Publications Connecting people to services they need in Burnaby and New Westminster with a collection of guides and cards. Recreation Credit Improving access to Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for low income individuals, families and seniors, and those with disabilities, on CPP or LTD.
How You can get Involved Burnaby Community Connections depends on the generosity of the community, both for donations and volunteers. We are so thankful for all the support we receive!
With your help we can: • Make sure every parent can place the perfect toy under the Christmas tree.
Provide a child with life-skills, adventure and new friends at summer camp.
Drive a senior to dialysis who needs some extra care and support.
Help a young mother ﬁnd early learning programs for her baby and breastfeeding support.
Give a teenage girl a chance to explore her potential in a ceramics class at a Burnaby recreation facility.
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More information about opportunities to donate or volunteer are available over the phone, on our website or directly at our ofﬁce.
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Burnaby Hospital Foundation 3935 KINCAID STREET, BURNABY Our focus Burnaby Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Burnaby Hospital that raises funds for innovative health care equipment, state-of-theart technology, capital projects and educational outreach. The foundation’s role is to inspire, motivate and link donor and community support to invest in the hospital. The foundation was established in 1982 and is celebrating the hospital’s 60th anniversary this year.
How you can get Involved
• Make a donation: give monthly, leave a legacy gift, give in memory or celebration or donate stocks, bonds and mutual funds. • Host a giving event: host your own special fundraiser to show support. • Give it forward: Join the foundation’s Give It Forward Online Community and create your own personal fundraising page to share with family and friends at bhf.givecentre.com. • Volunteer: donate your time and talents on a weekly basis or at a special event.
contact us telephone 604-431-2881 internet www.bhfoundation.ca e-mail email@example.com
Our work in the community
This year, Burnaby Hospital celebrates 60 years of caring and continues to impact the lives of thousands of people each year. Many believe the patients who come to the hospital only reside in Burnaby, however, there is a large contingent of patients who live in East Vancouver and work in Burnaby, or come to the hospital from different communities in the Lower Mainland for a variety of reasons. The hospital is a long-standing institution in the community that serves everyone – from young to golden.
Burnaby Hospital Foundation is truly a peopledriven organization. From the tireless efforts of the dedicated staff to the time and talent given by volunteers, the Foundation could not accomplish what it is tasked to do without the dedication and commitment of its people.
• Burnaby Hospital sees over 200,000 patients a year. • Burnaby Hospital’s emergency department is one of the busiest in the province, seeing over 70,000 patients a year. • Over 15,000 surgeries are conducted in a year at the hospital. • More than 1,700 babies are delivered in a year at the hospital. • The hospital’s cancer centre opened in 1995 and saw almost 12,000 patient visits last year.
“Burnaby Hospital has always had a strong commitment to the community. The technology we use here is by nature non-invasive. It helps us provide critical information that will guide a patient’s next course of action. Our equipment is very expensive, and we’ve been fortunate to have received great support from the community to help us acquire the latest pieces of technology in order to provide the best care possible.” – Jim Pound, Nuclear Medicine, Burnaby Hospital
• The Slice Golf Tournament – June 21, 2013. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the foundation’s annual golf tourney — an exciting day of golf, contests, prizes and great food with all proceeds beneﬁting Burnaby Hospital. • Rhythm of Life: The 15th annual Run and Walk for Everyone — September 2013. This annual community run and walk raises much-needed funds and support for Burnaby Hospital’s most urgent equipment needs.
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Burnaby Family Life 101 – 2101 HOLDOM AVE., BURNABY Our focus
Every year, Burnaby Family Life counsels, feeds and supports more than 1400 children -- many vulnerable children who live in poverty and lack extended family support. Many go hungry; many are learning to speak English, others are learning to adapt to a new culture and lack opportunities that most Burnaby kids take for granted. These vulnerable kids, through no fault of their own, are often the “invisible” amongst us....kids who don’t look different from other kids, but have been wounded by their life circumstances -- some have survived trauma in war torn countries and others have experienced trauma and family problems right here in Burnaby. Lots of kids live in overcrowded apartments; others are running away from abusive situations. We’ve never met a parent who doesn’t want a better life for their children; sadly there are too many anguished parents, for their family is living in poverty--in sub standard housing and lacks family support to provide the kind of opportunities they’d like to for their kids. Burnaby Family Life’s highly skilled and compassionate employees collectively speak 47 different ﬁrst languages and work collaboratively in delivering more than a 100 programs to thousands of families each year. BFL works in partnership with a broad range of community organizations and advocates for some of the most disadvantaged children and families in our community.
Burnaby Family Life takes pride in being welcoming and inclusive to all in a forward-thinking, nonjudgmental and positive way. BFL’s philosophy embraces Appreciative Inquiry; their core values are learning, empowerment, co-operation, respect and integrity.
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Our work in the community
For more than four decades, Burnaby Family Life has taken an active role in community development initiatives, advocating for increased community co-ordination and collaboration in responding to violence against women and children, child poverty, services for immigrants and refugees and the well-being of children and families in a diverse community. BFL is the founder and co-chair of the Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table, an interagency collaboration that has brought national recognition to Burnaby for its efforts in fostering a welcoming and inclusive community. A recipient of the Burnaby Board of Trade’s Business Excellence award as well as Diversity Award of the year, Burnaby Family Life takes pride in being an accredited organization, upholding international standards of best practices.
Elizabeth is an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse who lost her job as a legal secretary when she ﬁnally succumbed to deep feelings of shame, a loss of self-esteem, and suicidal ideation as she struggled to keep the horrors of her abuse a secret of over 20 years. Elizabeth is now functioning well as a contributing member of the community, having resolved the issues of her childhood trauma as a participant in Burnaby family Life’s educational and counseling programs. Elizabeth says, “Burnaby Family Life saved my life. Now I no longer feel like a victim and recognize my personal strengths in a way that I never did before”. Elizabeth no longer lives in shame and has stopped the cycle of violence that existed in her family for generations.
Burnaby Family Life is excited to announce its 2nd Annual BFL Kid’s Challenge in Partnership with Coast Kinetics. The event will take place on Saturday, June 08, 2012. Don’t miss out on the fun-ﬁlled 2 hours agility course, strength training circuit and many mystery activities. Come meet our surprise celebrity guest! If you would like to sponsor a team or paticipate please contact Burnaby Family Life at 604-659-2200 or bﬂ_info@burnabyfamilylife.org
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‘Pin’ your wishes MOVERS & SHAKERS Janaya Fuller-Evans
reating a Christmas wish board could get you a $1,000 Metropolis at Metrotown shopping spree. The shopping centre is asking people to create a Christmas wishlist board on Pinterest for a chance to win prizes, including the shopping spree. The shopping centre is attempting to create its “first ever social gift guide,” according to a post pinned by Metropolis on the social media site. To enter, go to the shopping centre’s wishboard tab beneath its profile picture on its Facebook page at facebook.com/ metropolisatmet.
Union ratifies agreement
Members of Burnabybased union COPE 378 voted to ratify a collective agreement with ICBC earlier this month, accord-
ing to a press release from the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, local 378. Approximately 4,600 members of the union work for the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. Members voted to accept the agreement by 71 per cent, the release stated. The agreement was put forward last month and would cover the period from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2014. ICBC’s board voted on it on Dec. 6, after NOW deadlines, according to the press release.
Burnaby resident elected to board
Burnaby resident Sean Rodrigues, an architect with Vancouver-based Stantec, has been elected to the board of directors for the Canadian Architectural Certification Board, according to a press release from Stantec. Rodrigues has 20 years experience, including as project manager for venue construction for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the release stated. He is also an examiner for the board’s broadly
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Carver girls in top 10, boys just miss Tom Berridge
Carver Christian High School volleyball teams finished their respective provincial A championship tournaments with 10th and 11th final placements last weekend. The Carver girls dropped a 25-18, 26-24 decision to Langley Christian in the final battle for ninth place, while the boys’ team defeated Fernie in straight sets to finish up in 11th place overall. The girls finished fourth in pool play, including a three-set loss to eventual last-place finishing Salmo, before losing straight sets to eventual champion Kelowna Christian in championship play on Day 2. Later in the day, Carver found its game, handing Credo Christian a 26-28, 2523, 15-12 defeat. The Burnaby girls posted another tiebreak win over Fernie on Saturday to advance against Langley Christian. Kelowna Christian defeated Immaculata 3-0 in the gold-medal final. The Carver boys had a promising start but wound up missing their goal of a final top-eight finish. Carver placed second in power-pool play with opening round wins over Fernie and Houston Christian. In the following playoff rounds, the Burnaby boys stole a set in back-toback losses to both Vernon Christian and Houston. Carver finished up with a 25-20, 25-19 win over Fernie to place 11th. “Although we didn’t finish as high as we hoped, … we completed the season with integrity, sportsmanship, no regrets and had tons of fun,” said Carver coach and athletic director Henry Chung. “We had everyone in our Carver community excited and we can’t wait until the next season.” Kelowna Christian also won the boys’ A banner.
their sanctions reduced to a reprimand because they staff reporter were able to demonstrate Two lacrosse play- three key things: how the ers who participated in illegal substance got into September’s Mann Cup their system; the substance between the Peterborough wasn’t used for perforLakers and the Langley mance enhancement; and Thunder have tested posi- they had independent tive for cannabis. third-party corroboration. In a decision released “Once they’ve done last month by the Canadian all three, the fourth thing Centre for Ethics in Sport, is our evaluation of the the two unnamed athletes degree of fault,” said were found guilty of testing MacQuarrie. “That’s where positive for the presence we look at the circumstancof cannabis in their urine es around the positive test samples after Game 2 and and then determine if the 4 of the lacrosse champion- individual was cavalier or ships held in Peterborough irresponsible. … We also on Sept. 9 and 12, respec- look at whether the athlete tively. did what was reasonable to Cannabis prevent it (the is classified as positive test) “We can only a “specified from happenannounce and substance” ing and that’s on the World when we’ll report findings Anti-Doping determine if the after a review is sanction is to be Agency prohibited list and completed and reduced.” an athlete facMacQuarrie findings are deter- said ing a first vioeven lation involvmined. At this though both ing a “specified athletes are point, these are substance” can remaining all the results.” a n o n y m o u s seek a sanction reduction because of the DOUG MacQUARRIE from two years lack of a susCdn. centre for ethics COO of ineligibility pension, the down to a repcentre still conrimand. siders them to have comAccording to the cen- mitted an anti-doping viotre’s chief operating offi- lation and if either commits cer, Doug MacQuarrie, the a second infraction, the sanction against the two sanction then is an autoplayers was reduced to a matic lifetime ban. reprimand and no suspenMacQuarrie could not sion. confirm whether the cen“In response to the tre is conducting further CCES’ notification of the investigations into drug adverse analytical find- testing conducted at the ing, both athletes waived Mann Cup. their right to a hearing, “We can only announce acknowledged their anti- and report findings after doping rule violation and a review is completed and accepted the sanction pro- findings are determined,” posed by the CCES,” said MacQuarrie told Burnaby MacQuarrie. NOW on Tuesday afterBecause neither player noon. “At this point, these faces a suspension from are all the results.” competition, the centre was At the Mann Cup, both able to follow its confiden- head coaches, Jamie Batley tiality and transparency of Peterborough and Rod rules, which state: “In cases Jensen of Langley, were where there is no period suspended for a single of ineligibility imposed or game following Game 4. accepted, and where the According to a Canadian CCES has not previously Lacrosse Association press disclosed the identity of release, “the suspensions the athlete or other person, are in relation to conduct the CCES will not name the off the floor of play.” athlete or other person in Further on in the press the CCES public report of release, the association the disposition of the anti- noted that the Canadian doping matter.” Centre for Ethics in Sports MacQuarrie said the two Testing Page 40 athletes were able to have
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Power play: Grade 9 Burnaby North hitter Kaitlyn Tsang spikes a ball, while Ceceila Su and Layla Balooch, No. 6, look on at the AAAA girls’ provincials.
Vikes finish on winning note The Burnaby North Vikings girls finished the B.C. high school AAAA provincial volleyball tournament in 13th place. The Lower Mainland runner-up was hoping for a better result in the 16-team championship tournament at Riverside Secondary, but a slow start in the first two days of the competition left 13th place the best outcome to play for. On the final day of consolation play, North defeated Terry Fox 2-1, coming back from a 25-20 opening-set loss to score a 25-16, 15-12 victory on Saturday. The Vikings went on to beat North Peace in straight sets in the 13th-place final. North began the competition in arguably the toughest pool, with No. 3 seed and eventual championship runner-up Heritage Woods, No. 5 seed and host Riverside, and wild card Elgin Park, which wound up ninth overall. North lost all three of its opening pool meetings in straight sets. In the championship crossover round,
the Vikes had No. 2 seed Kelowna doubting itself in the opening set but ultimately wound up on the losing end of a three-setter. North also lost 2-0 to eventual 11th-place finisher G.P. Vanier in the consolation bracket. South Delta defeated Heritage Woods in the championship final in five sets on a 15-12 tiebreaker. Earl Marriott won the bronze medal over Charles Best.
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St. Thomas More Knights placed 10th in the B.C. high school AA high school girls’ provincial volleyball championships at David Thompson Secondary in Invermere. The Knights finished third in pool D, losing to both eventual finalist Pacific Academy in straight sets and to seventh-place College Heights in a tiebreak. STM swept Smithers 2-0 to finish 2-1 in pool play. In championship play, STM lost to eventual fifth-place finishing Richmond Volley Page 38
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Clan climbs hoop rankings Tom Berridge sports editor
Simon Fraser University moved up three spots in a recent poll following a pair of wins this weekend in Great Northwest Conference women’s basketball. The Clan women were ranked 13th in the USA Today top 25 coaches poll on Tuesday. The vote came just days after SFU easily swept two conference matchups against Saint Martin’s and Western Oregon universities last weekend. SFU opened its Great Northwest schedule with an 82-45 win over Saint Martin’s in its home opener on Nov. 29. The Clan then dominated Western Oregon 80-38 on the Saturday. In the opener, Erin Chambers led the way with 24 ponts, while Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe backed
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Volley: Unlucky against St. Patricks continued from page 37
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BURNABY NOW SPORTS BRIEFS Christine Sinclair will be honoured for her recordbreaking 23-goal season in 2012. This season, the Burnaby striker was involved in more than 65 per cent of Canada’s goals in international matches. She now has scored 143 career goals, third all-time against female soccer players behind the United States’ Abby Wambach, with 148, and retired American Mia Hamm, with 158.
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Burnaby’s Gabriel Garcia-Ho scored a goal for Canada’s senior national field hockey team in a sixth-place finish at the Champions Challenge 1 in Argentina earlier this month. Garcia-Ho’s tally came in a 3-3 draw with Poland in pool play.
Anita Cirillo shared in a silver medal with Canadian teammates Samantha Sendel and Samantha Smith in the team competition at the Pan Am trampoline championships in
Mexico. Cirillo also finished in 16th place in the women’s individual trampoline.
Three members of Simon Fraser University’s soccer team that made it to the final four of the NCAA Division II national championships were named AllAmericans. Michael Winter and Carlo Basso earned firstteam nods from the National Soccer Coaches Association, while Helge Neumann was a second team choice.
Hastings Community Little League will host the Canadian baseball championship tournament at Hastings Park in 2016. Hastings Little League has been operating since 1953 and serves East Vancouver and North Burnaby.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was named to the 37-player Canadian national selection squad for the upcom-
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The Clan softball program inked a couple of players for 2013. Winnipeg’s Stefanie Sheard hit 0.465 at the plate, including nine home runs last season. Shelby McCannel, a Washington State resident with dual citizenship, was the MVP on her high school team with a slugging percentage of 0.905. Fiona Beales signed a letter of intent with SFU’s women’s basketball team. Beales played on Team B.C. for the past three years.
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Giants douse Blazers
Jansen Harkins led the Northwest Giants to a weekend sweep of the Thompson Blazers in B.C. major midget hockey last week. Harkins had a goal and one assist in the Giants’ 2-1 win over the Blazers on Saturday. Harkins and Major Kaila both chipped in with two helpers in a 5-0 victory in Chase the following day. Anthony Conti scored a game-high two counters for the Burnaby Winter Club-based Giants. With the wins, the Giants improved to 17-1-2, four points ahead of the second place Okanagan Rockets. The Rockets kept pace with the Burnaby squad with wins of 9-1 and 62 over the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. The Giants play their final home game prior to the Christmas break this weekend against the South Island Royals. Game time Saturday is 7:45 p.m. Sunday’s game begins at 9:30 a.m.
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Steelers split with fish The junior B Grandview Steelers split a pair of Pacific International league hockey games with the Richmond Sockeyes last week. The Steelers upset the second-place Richmond club 4-3 on Matteo Belmonte’s game-winner on Nov. 29. Team high scorer, Nicholas Hermary, led the Steelers with two goals and one helper. Grandview lost 3-1 at home on Sunday. The Steelers host the North Delta Devils at the Burnaby Winter Club on Sunday. Game time is 4 p.m.
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September 4, 1938 - October 6, 2012 John died after a long stay In St. Paul’s Hospital following heart surgery. He fought hard to come home, but his body wasn’t as strong as his spirit. Born the 8th of 12 children to Paul and Ann Chisaakay, John lived on the Dene-Tha Nation Reserve in Northern Alberta until he was 16, when he moved to Edmonton, living at the CNIB, learning braille and white cane mobility skills. He ultimately moved to Vancouver in 1972 when he began work at St. Paul’s Hospital in the CNIB Concession Stand. John took an early medical retirement from there in 1993. In retirement John was a longtime student at the Program for the Visually Impaired at VCC, where he earned a GED. He is survived by his wife Ginny, step-daughter, 2 grandsons, 3 brothers and 5 sisters. A funeral service was already held in Chateh, Alberta. A celebration of his life will take place at 4pm on December 21 at the Accent Inn, 3777 Henning Drive, Burnaby (close to Gilmore Skytrain Station). Please RSVP to Ginny: email@example.com
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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Paperwork, calls, visits, casual friends, siblings and errands ﬁll your days – especially midweek. Channel all anger or friction into the physical side of home: repairs, renos, landscaping, etc. In some extreme cases, the choice becomes: renos, etc., or the possible end of a relationship (if it formed since January 2011). Both can also occur: think deeply before acting. Chase money Sunday p.m., Monday. Home (and those potential repairs, etc., and domestic friction) is accented Thursday afternoon to Saturday noon. Paradoxically, new friendship and/or love might also blossom. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Continue to chase money – especially Tuesday eve to Wednesday midnight. A new earning (or spending) project brews these two days – it might be luckily connected to an investment or money partnership/association. (Unusual example: your spouse ﬁnds employment for you.) This is a good interval (Tuesday eve/night) to purchase land, food/shelter items, children’s items, electronics and high-tech, especially if they’re tools of your trade. A sensual relationship might blossom – but it would not suit marriage. Earlier, Sunday/Monday, your charisma, energy soar. Errands, calls, Friday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness remain high – and surge even higher midweek. Start important things, make contact, see and be seen. If you’re single, someone’s attracted. Though you hold the short-term advantage, they hold the long-term one. You might have to make the ﬁrst move (or genuﬂection). Remember, until next July you will beneﬁt hugely from approaching others, being a team player, forging a link in love or business. Throw aside false pride: embrace good fortune. Rest, plan Sunday to Tuesday afternoon. Chase money, Thursday eve onward. Buy on Friday.
Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Continue to retreat, rest and plan rather than charge into the hurly- burly world. Your energy is low, especially midweek. Hopes rise Sunday eve to Tuesday; you’re inspired in social zones, fooled in monetary ones. Midweek deepens your thoughts: be sure to fulﬁll governmental, institutional or head ofﬁce requirements, paperwork. Your energy and charisma rise somewhat late Thursday to midday Saturday. A wish could come true (Friday) – but more probably, you will take a step toward fulﬁllment of a much larger wish or life goal, one that might take 1015 years to manifest: good! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Wishes can come true, especially midweek. Your social life continues to expand or buoy you. Life’s good! Be ambitious Sunday p.m. to Tuesday noon – don’t mix money and friendship. Popularity, light romance, entertainment, group functions arrive Tuesday to Thursday – welcome these. Envision your future, make plans. (Try this: after 5 p.m. PST, but before 9:30, write your deepest wish on a blank paper, fold it in half twice, then put it under your mattress. Leave it there until you forget about it.) Retreat, rest Thursday eve to Saturday noon – after this, your energy soars. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Charge after your ambitions, especially midweek, when a new project, career role,or status opportunity begins to form.Though Sunday morn is misty, mysterious, the afternoon into Tuesday bring wisdom and a mellow mood. A subtle difficulty might underlie peer relationships, but relations with higher-ups will improve over the few weeks ahead. The world looks bright, happy Thursday afternoon to Saturday noon – your popularity rises, light romance or other social joys arrive, and a minor wish (about money?) might come true. By Saturday eve, withdraw to rest and contemplate. email@example.com
Burnaby NOW • Friday, December 7, 2012 • A43
PETS & LIVESTOCK 3507
ARABIAN-PERSIAN , sibs, 3 yr imprtd rscu, indoor/safe outdoor, nutrd, chip, go together. best offer/ hm. 778-297-4470 firstname.lastname@example.org
ADORABLE COCKER-POO, 11 wks old female, very smart, needs home, $800, 778-886-6511
Above Ground plot in a mausoleum $29,000. Located in prestigious Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby. Above ground, plot in a garden mausoleum setting. Permits burial for family of four. Incls two exterior decorative vases. Priced at market value. 604-272-7250 or 604-874-2423
FOREST LAWN SideXside plots, WHISPERING PINE, LOT #114, GRAVES #7 & 8. $30,000 or best offer. Call: 604-298-0459 OCEAN VIEW, Burnaby Lot 763, in the Laburnam section, asking $12,000. Harold 604-279-8026
CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
ALL SMALL BREED PUPS Local and non-shedding. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
REGISTERED Himalayan Cats Top quality, health guaranteed pets $500 up, retired $200 up. Wait list kittens (604) 939-1231 www.dreamhimicattery.com
FAMILY RAISED kittens, to nice homes only; prefer with children, $60 ea. Ph 1-604-794-5972
JANOME 8000 Embroidery/Sewing Machine, memory cards, miracle stitcher/piping ft. Complete, all manuals. $650. 604-435-0204
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: Estate of Gordon Robert Favell
For Sale Miscellaneous
KITTENS 5MO; mother Rag Doll 15 mo; Father Russian Tabby 2yrs. Offers. 604-461-0033
ROTTWEILER / SHEPHERD X Beautiful and healthy! $600. Family-raised. 604-794-3353.
NOTICE OF DISPOSITION
4 WINTER TIRES, Maxx, mounted on rims, 205/65 R15 94H, $300. 604-298-9803
OCEAN VIEW CEMETERY 3 SxS Plots in Linden Section. $15000 each obo. 604-526-0200
2080 AMERICAN BULLDOG PUPS, ready for Xmas, dewormed, 1st shots, $1200ea, 604-230-1999
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TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer a portion of closed road dedicated by Plan 52579, comprising of 128.8m2, shown outlined as Pcl 'A’ on Reference Plan BCP___, DL 59, Gp 1, NWD to Taha Enterprises Inc. in exchange for road dedicationcomprising of 129.4m2 shown outlined on Subdivision Plan BCP___ dated the 11th day of January, 2011.
2060 AMERICAN BULLDOG PUPS, ready for Xmas, dewormed, 1st shots, $1200ea, 604-230-1999
MOVING SALE Saturday Only Dec 8 ★ 9 to 3 1828 - 8th Ave New Westminster
HUNTINGTON PIANO & stool with glass ball feet. Excellent cond. $475 obo. 604-431-6809
NOTICE is given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Gordon Robert Favell, late, of #304 – 110 Seventh Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 5W5, who died on the 5th day of June, 2012, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the Executor, Dene Cunningham at 1748 Deep Cove, North Vancouver, BC, V7G 1S5, on or before the 5th day of January, 2013, after which date the estate assets will be distributed among the parties entitled, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Executor: Dene Cunningham, Solicitor: T.L. Hartshorne
NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
RAGDOLL KITTENS, 1st shot, F & M, worming, raised underfoot to fam home, $450+. 604-581-2772
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !
TAX RETURNS - BOOKKEEPING Personal - Small Business Current - Delinquent 20 yrs exp. 604-420-1108 LOVE STANDARD Poodles? 10yr female in good health. Needs 1 dog home 604.926.9464
3 FEMALE P/BRED European, German Shepherd puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. $1000. 604-538-4883
3 SHELTIE puppies family raised and ready for their new homes December 6th 778-887-3615
5 PB DOBERMAN Pups, black, tan, 1st shot, vet ✔ , dob Oct 9th, $1100, call 604-454-7534
GOLDEN RETRIEVER 10 weeks puppies!! Golden Retriever Championship Pedigree (Chuckanut) puppies for sale ($950 US). Available now! Call: 360-527-3048 email@example.com
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
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
Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ ■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business
POMERANIAN 5 WEEKS 3 female puppies. Healthy, vet checked, dewormed, vaccinated. Ready to go for Dec 25. 5 - 7lb, full grown. $800. 604-460-8380. Email: nicolearchibald_644@ hotmail.com
ROTTI X Husky cute pups. Great x-mas gift. Ready Dec 20 3M-$370 tails docked. 4F-$350. Abby 604-626-9632
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Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
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.
604.434.7744 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Money to Loan
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
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.
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
$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
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512 GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593 RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $404,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609
UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616
S. Surrey/ White Rock
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270sf 2br+den 2ba in a +45 building SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!!! see uSELLaHOME.com id5574
PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see uSELLaHOME.com id5574
For Sale by Owner
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
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
NORTH DELTA 5 BR, 5 baths hse, Built in 2005, 3129 sqft, $649,000, nr ammens, 604-614-7591
Borrow Up To $25,000
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1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367
Need Cash Today? Own a Vehicle?
YORKIE X Havanese Puppies Black & White. 15 weeks 2 Female. DOB: Aug 20. $550 604-582-9911
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
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
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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
Business Opps/ Franchises
PB RAGDOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, health guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-477-9961
GERMAN SHORT haired Pointer pups born Sept 1/12 Excl hunting & family dog, liver colour avail, shots $650 ea 604-824-7917
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
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
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REAL ESTATE 6008-04
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OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY • QUICK COMPLETION! #55 - 5950 OAKDALE ROAD, BURNABY 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.
BURNABY SOUTH 2 BR, 2 bath, 936sf, vaulted ceilings, large balcony, open floor plan, 2 parking, storage locker. Great views of green belt! $378,800
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6020-01 2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349
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
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CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
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
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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
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
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7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $599,000 Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker
NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see uSELLaHOME.com id5622
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
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GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,800 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978
Ladner/ South Delta
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
Coquitlam SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
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
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
11 ACRE lot w/1296sf 3br 2ba Updated modular home Ryder Lake area $475K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5640
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
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
91 GLOVER AVENUE, NEW WESTMINSTER New West central location 4-plex, two 2 bedrooms, two 1 bedrooms, approximately 7,200 sq ft lot. 5 parking spots, close to all amenities, renovated. Asking price $785,000
EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
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To view call Mala, Sutton Realty 778-859-4458
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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
LIKE NEW 3 BEDROOM TOWNHOME • $700,000
PH 13, 7383 Grifﬁths Dr.
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MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,025,000. 604 838-8692
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528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
RIVER & MTN views Royal Hts 4683sf 7br 7ba backs on greenBelt, ste $749,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5623
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
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
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
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18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544
NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
Out Of Town Property
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566 CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
Out Of Town Property
Real Estate Investment
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
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
BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
BBY METROTOWN, Large apts: 1 BRs avail now & Jan 1. $882 to $884. Includes heat/hot water, basic cable, coin W/D, 1 storage, 1 prkg, sec bldg. Onsite Res Manager. Call 604-677-7375
BBY S. 1 BR $736, 6187 Kingsway, nr amens, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi,Jan1 604-818-1129 COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, N/P. $740. Dec 1. 604-939-9281. 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 Balmoral Street
1 BEDROOM APT
ARIZONA- EXCHANGE for property in Canada. As new 2 SXS duplex’s in Fountain Hills. Valued $188k per unit, or $360k for both. Call 604-926-2785
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
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 N 1 BR apt, suit quiet mature n/s . Close to shops/transit. N/P. Refs. $850 inc utils w/d. Call before 8pm 604-294-9569
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 HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
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
Lots & Acreage
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
Lots & Acreage
Other Areas BC
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.
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
Burnaby NOW • Friday, December 7, 2012 • A45
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
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
List It. Sell It. Guaranteed.
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
Craig Can’t Do That. Why? Trusted Sellers You know the sellers and so do we. No scams. No concerns. Buy with confidence!
*some conditions apply
Local Buyers You know your community and you can trust the folks you know.
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
One low price includes one newspaper ad in 4 markets + one online ad on 12 web sites until sold*! Craig can’t do that! Forget updating ads. Forget monitoring. We do the work. You get what you need – guaranteed! Call or book online now! Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
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 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178 1 BDRM / 1 BATH UBC Available immediately. Walk to class, study in quiet setting. All appliances, fireplace, balcony, storage, UG pkg, carpeted, diswasher. Mature, responsible, quiet only. Quiet bldg, great for grad student, faculty, etc. 1 year lease. $1,550/mo (604) 230-0321 email: email@example.com
COQ, 1 BR + den, 515 Whiting Way, $950 incl h/w & heat, gas f/p, 6 new appls, new reno, laminate, walk to Lougheed Town Center, ns np. 604-988-6603
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR $735. 2 BR $830. Immed. Bldg laundry. By trans. 778-865-6696 COQ CENTRE newer 1 BR, 1 BR + den, 2 BR 2 bath, suites in rental building located in Windsor Gate Estates. Includes clubhouse, h/w, 5 appls, nr transit, cats ok, N/S. From $1060. Dec 1. Move-in bonus. Van 604-468-1698 COQ CTR, nr Douglas College. 1 BR, Top Flr, gas f/p, W/D, D/W, new hardwood flr, sec prkg. N/S. Lease, Refs, $850. 778-998-9690 COQ MAILLARDVILLE 2BR/2 Bath condo Call 604-570-2786 quoting code D06.Quay Pacific Property Management Ltd ★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
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
Cell: 604 813-8789
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 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.
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
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567 1BR / 1B NEWLY RENO’D 750 sq.ft. 1 blk from sky train. Hardwood flrs, new appliances, d/washer, granite c-tops, lrg balcony, on-site laundry. *Utils incl.* No Pets. $1,265 mo. C: 604 762-2044
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t ak e r , m a in t $ 7 7 5 / yr , reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $830,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515 firstname.lastname@example.org
2BDRM / 2BTH QUEENSBOROUGH Luxury Condo with a view 1250 sq ft. 10’ ceilings. Great location! No Pets. $2,000 mo Call: (604) 377-2016. Email: email@example.com A MUST SEE. 2 bedrooms (with balconies) and den!
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764
Bayside Properties Services
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OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424 RV LOT at CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK with year round camping access; finished in paving stones, low fees. All ament Grt loc. Moving must sell $107,500. 1-604-795-9785
604-444-3000 • www.househunting.com Call or visit us online today to discover the latest listings in your favourite neighbourhoods!
A46 • Friday, December 7, 2012 • Burnaby NOW
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Houses - Rent
BBY N. VIEW upper 2 BR + Den, 2 baths, shared w/d & utils, $1350, Lower 2 BR $850, n/p, 121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403 BRAND NEW, Surrey, 5 BR 4.5 ba, $2700 or upper only 3 BR, 3 ba, theatre rm $1950. Nr schools, ns np immed 604-767-1599 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
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
1 BR bmsnt, Edmonds & 2nd St, Bby, N/s, N/p, Dec 15/Jan 1, $600. 604-527-0544, 780-2025
Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774 NEW WEST 1 BR with Loft, D/W, deck, view. NS/NP. Refs. $850. Jan 1, 2013. Rave 604-946-7194 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $775 incls heat/underground parking, no pets, quiet complex, 604- 299-8288 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
1 or 2 Br. Apt., Large Balcony, Updated, Near Transit & Amens. Small Pet Available OK. NOW!
St Andrews Street Call 604.202.2420 SUNSET PARK 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
WIT’S END HOUSING CO-OP
(1592 S.W. Marine Dr, Vanc.) Marpole Area. Now accepting applications for a 2 BR Handicapped Unit in a family oriented complex. • Close to bus and all amenities. • Rent $966 • Shares $1900 • Sorry no dogs allowed (unless registered working dogs). • Min 2 indoor cats allowed. To apply please email: email@example.com Or mail: Box 409 - 1592 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver V6P 6M1
Duplexes - Rent
POCO, NEWLY Updated, 5 BR + den, 2 1/2 baths, N/s, N/p, avail now, $1750/mo. 604-889-8120
Houses - Rent
3BDRM/1BTH 2027 Turnberry Lane, Coquitlam. Beautiful suite in Westwood Plateau. In-suite laundry. N/S. Utilities incl. Available now. No Pets. $1,100 Monthly. Call: (604) 719-5122
ANMORE. Priv, exec 2 BR, g/lvl. On acreage. 1,000 sf. 6 appl, f/p, priv w/d, new hardwood flrs, heated garage, lrg patio. Alarm. Ns/Np. $1,350 incl util/internet. Avail Dec15/Jan1. 604-461-7178 AVAIL NOW, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., upper floor, newly reno’d 3 BR, 5 appls, f/p, 1350 sq ft, $1175/mo, no pets 604-454-4540
BBY 7447 19 AVE, 3 BR bsmt ste, full bath, $1150 incls utils, w/d, Avail Jan 1, n/s. Cat ok. 604-515-1663, 778-869-1663
COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $950 incl utils. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Now. N/P. 778-688-2594 COQ CAPE HORN 2 BR grnd lvl ste, Avail Now, 1000 sqft, w/d, $950 + 1/3 utils, n/s, n/p. 604-209-1585 COQ WW Plt. 2 BR bsmt, 4 appls, sep entry, next to bus st. $880 + 1/3 utls. NS/NP. 604-306-6136 NEW WEST Queensboro. Large 2 BR bsmt, w/d, $900 incls utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 778-709-9274 POCO NEWER 1 BR g/lvl ste, $800 incls utils, shared w/d, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 604-307-3753
BURNABY COURT 2 BR family complex. Priv patio, free ug parking, laundry hookups. $1020.00/mo. 604-723-7012 PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851
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.
TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
Maids 'R' US
Excellent Home Cleaning! ★Best Rates/Prices ★Residential & Commercial ★Excellent References 27 Years Experience 604-808-0212 EUROPEAN QUALITY Housecleaning, reliable, exp , ref’s avail, also Move In or Out, 604 760-7702
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
POCO, KINGSWAY Corp. Ctre, Quality corner office, 2nd flr, 1480 sq ft, avail now, $1,227.16/mo NNN. Call Todd 604-970-0144
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
GREENWORX ★ Drainage Sewer & Water, video inspecions & jack hammer 604.782.4322
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
HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Handyman, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 yrs exp Call Danny 604-250-7824
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Fall Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
Oil Tank Removal
STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
604-724-3832 Artistry of Hardwood Floors
•Int & Ext Painting •Pressure Washing •Tiling . Brian ★ 604-936-8966
Golden Hardwood & Laminate & Tiles. Prof install, refinishing, sanding & repairs. 778-858-7263
★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
FRASERVIEW COAST TO COAST ROOFING LTD. ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~
(604) 773-5511 24/7 EMERGENCY Response Plumbing and Restoration Certified Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Water, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technicians. Fast response, clean work, Superior service. Visa / MasterCard accepted. Call: (604) 773-5511
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup ❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s
Isaac ★ 604-727-5232
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530 Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
Renovations & Home Improvement
TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983 FROM DESIGN TO FINISH
Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Bill 604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com
BT RENO’S Kitchens, Bathrooms Rental Suite’s, Flooring, Drywall, Painting. Biresh 604-340-7765
B i n s f ro m 5 - 3 0 y a rd s a v a i l .
10% OFF with this ad w w w.student worksdisposal.com
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Honest Service Lic - Ins - Bonded
Trips start at
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Disposal & Recycling
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
Res - Com Professional Service FLAT RATE 7 DAYS/WK
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
LOW COST ®
• Concrete Tiles • Skylights • Rain Gutters
Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064
STORMRIDER ROOF REPAIRS
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
# 1 DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & DEMOLITION
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
PLUMBER • Reno’s •Rough-ins •Fixtures •H/W Tanks •Gas •Service. ★ 778-227-1119
one mini, paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
Lawn & Garden
HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
IWONA & EWA European Cleaning Service, excellent references. (604) 521-4155, 817-5492
6620 BBY METROTOWN/BCIT, Lrg Upper 3 BR, 2 bath, all appls, garage/carport. $1400. NS/NP. Nr skytrn/bus/schl. 604-438-0786
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
Collectibles & Classics
YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE? Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!
Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?
We Loan Our Own $$$$
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 www.kiarichmond.com
Collectibles & Classics
1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397
1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249
1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926
1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.
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
1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $6500. 604-723-3654
Extreme Woodworking & Renovations 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
1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty
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
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2995.604-899-6119
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
Call for FREE ESTIMATE & WINTER PROMOTION
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566
1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220
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1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
1990 EAGLE Talon 1 owner, 4 cyl aircared, 129k kms, perma shine, serv/recds. $2500. 604-433-4859 1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 2000 INTREPID, auto, excl cond, summer/winter tires, new brakes/ battery $2200 obo. 604-942-6832
2007 Saturn Aura XE 88,000 km, auto, V6, exc. cond. reliable. $8,445. 604-617-7320.
2008 Pontiac G5 28,244 kms, Automatic SE 4Dr Blue Sedan, 2.2 litre DOHC engine, cruise control, AC, remote side mirrors, power door locks, keyless entry, theft system, CD MP3 Player $9,900 Call: (604) 873-9579 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
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
Scrap Car Removal
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2007 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, AC, auto, pwr grp, 68k kms, $4900 604-439-9840 or 604-612-5122 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.
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235. 2006 JEEP Commander, drk blue ltd edt, 90000km fully loaded, 18in alloy rims + more, mint cond $18500 778-839-9762 778-859-9937
Sports & Imports
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
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CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 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
Sports & Imports
1997 FORD Aerostar, 1 senior owner, local service, doctor says must sell $1975, 604-943-1922
2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376
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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1950 obo. 604-433-3039
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
1988 S10 Pickup, small cab & box, new 4 cyl & clutch, 128k, z28 rims, $2450. 604-522-8358
2008 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE 117,000 km auto, V6, powerful, reliable. $11,995. 604-617-7320.
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
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
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
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
1991 Volvo 740 Turbo air cared, 180K, auto, leather seats, sun roof, some new spare parts $1,400obo msg.604- 987-6573
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
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
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2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518
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1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 firstname.lastname@example.org
$49 includes one print ad (in 4 markets), + one online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Craig can’t do that!
2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8000. 604-440-4322
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,500. 604-786-6495
JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
No. But, you could find one in guaranteed classified ads. No matter what you have to sell – a car, house, boat, furniture or collectible – guaranteed classified ads get the job done. Just list it and sell it for one low price.
2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094
1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039
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TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166
2002 Ford Escape Black w/ Grey Auto, V6, 2 WD, A/C,new trans. 202,000kms Clean Good Cond. $5200. (778) 772-5513
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
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
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
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
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
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051
★MUST SELL★ REDUCED TO $15,800 OBO 2009 VW BEETLE light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014
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
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2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
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 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 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
2000 MAZDA MPV LX, gold, 4 cyl, 195000km, auto, airbags, pw, ps, Scratches on exterior, $2,100 604-986-7533
2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective December 6 to December 12, 2012.
We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Grocery Department Shady Maple Organic Maple Syrup
Meat Department Liberté Yogurt
500ml product of Canada
product of Canada
Imperial Organic Tea
product of USA
The Udder Guy's Ice Cream
Erewhon Organic Cereal
St. Dalfour Spreads
225ml product of France
Kans Grain Conscious Entertaining Delectable Indian Delicacies
product of USA/China
made without wheat
bags or bins
20% off regular retail price
Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee assorted varieties
Simply Organic Packaged Organic Gravy Mixes assorted varieties
454 g • product of Canada
Life Choices Breaded Frozen Chicken or Fish
Way Better For You Snacks
Simply Organic Spices assorted varieties
6-69g • product of USA
Kikkoman Sauces and Soup
Pearl’s Frozen Perogies
Nature’s Gate offers a wide range of fluoride-free and sulfate-free natural toothpastes for the entire family.
Sugared Ginger or Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
product of USA/Japan
946ml +deposit +eco fee • product of USA
500-600g product of Canada
Nature’s Gate Toothpaste
Organic Sourdough Bread
Odwalla Fruit Smoothie Blends
156g • product of USA
Health Care Department
product of USA
5llb bag product of USA
Eden Natural and Organic Snacks
Biodynamic Organic Fuji Apples from JMJ Orchard in Oliver, B.C.
Summer Fresh Dips
500ml product of Canada
284-326g product of USA
Texas Rio Star Grapefruits
product of Canada
made with organic corn, assorted varieties
Barbecue Salmon Strips or Tips
Que Pasa Tortilla Chips
Organic Hot House Grown Long English Cucumbers
medium or dark
Lean Organic Ground Beef
package of 12
Alba Hawaiian Body Care
Drenched in Island riches. Butter up with this smoothing, sumptuous, moisturizing treat.
Boiron Stodal Cough Medicine
Rice Rum Balls
250ml Adult or Child
Provides effective relief of wet and dry cough in adults and children. Honey or Sugar-Free available.
package of 6 600g
product of Canada
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