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A new landscape In late February, the Metrotown Save-On-Foods at Station Square was demolished after closing in December. Overwaitea Food Group, Save-On’s parent company, decided to close due to sales declining and uncompetitive operating costs last fall. Anthem Properties and Beedie Living are developing plans for the next three phases of the redevelopment project for the Station Square complex. The plan includes five residential towers ranging in height from 35 to 57 storeys. The mixed-used development will also see restaurants, retail and the towers linked to the rest of the city via transit and Burnaby’s trail system. Jennifer Gauthier/burnaby now
21 city companies fined for safety violations Marelle Reid staff reporter
WorkSafe B.C. imposed almost $300,000 in fines against Burnaby construction companies in 2012. In total, 21 local employers were among the 225 in British Columbia fined for workrelated safety issues, according to the agency’s 2012 enforcement report. The highest penalty levied in Burnaby was against Lexspan Limited Partnership, for $58,820. The company was fined because one of
the company’s workers died after being injured on the job. “This firm’s worker suffered fatal crushing injuries when a large component of the lowbed trailer he was working on suddenly dropped after being repositioned by another worker who was operating the trailer’s hydraulic controls,” the report states. “The firm failed to conduct adequate health and safety planning for this job, which involved both its own workers and another firm’s workers, as well as unfamiliar equipment and work practices.”
The report also states the company failed to adequately inform and instruct its workers in how to safely operate the trailer. “Penalties are imposed to motivate employers to comply with health and safety laws,” said Al Johnson, vice-president of prevention services for WorkSafe B.C., in a press release. “While WorkSafe B.C. works with employers to ensure they understand their legal responsibilities to provide safe and healthy workplaces, our officers will impose a penalty or pursue court processes against employers who
repeatedly fail to comply with the law,” he said. WorkSafe B.C. also levied a fine of $33,794 against Wallmark Homes for infractions in Burnaby. The enforcement report said Wallmark failed to ensure the worksite excavation area was safely supported, as required. A worker’s pelvis was broken when an unstable soil bank and concrete retaining wall collapsed, landing on his back. Further, the firm failed to ensure that a professional engineer had approved the excavation area as safe for Fines Page 4
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Chevron replaces ‘thinning’ piece of pipeline Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Chevron workers are removing and replacing a section of thinning pipeline in the 7500 block of Birkdale Place near Burnaby Mountain. The crude supply line runs oil from Kinder Morgan’s tank farm to Burnaby’s Chevron refinery. “It’s thinning to the point where we’d like to replace it. This is done by cutting a section of the line out and replacing a five-foot section of it. It’s about 12 inches in diameter. The line will be emptied and flushed prior to it being replaced,” said company spokesperson Ray Lord. The line is owned, operated, inspected and maintained by Chevron, he added. According to Lord, the line has been in service since the 1950s and is inspected regularly. The company used a “smart pig,” a high-tech tool that inspects the walls of the pipe for corrosion and thickness, Lord For more photos explained, and this scan particular area had to with be replaced. “It’s still safe but it requires replacement,” Lord said. Workers have removed the asphalt and are excavating by hand. “It’s basically a hole in the ground. It looks like a city crew doing work on water,” he said. Lord expects the work to be completed by March 15, and there is equipment on site to minimize any nuisance odors. Besides Chevron’s crude line, there is also a Kinder Morgan pipeline and a jet fuel line on Birkdale Place. “We haven’t done this for some time. We haven’t replaced a section of the pipe
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On the job: Workers are replacing a thinning section of Chevron’s pipeline on Birkdale Place in North Burnaby. The line runs crude oil from the Kinder Morgan tank farm on Burnaby Mountain to the Chevron refinery. for some years,” Lord said. Chevron hand-delivered a notice to Birkdale Place residents, but Kalpna Solanki, who lives in a block away from the worksite, did not know what was happening and suspected the line had sprung a leak when she noticed the work on Tuesday.
“I see the work going on, and I drive through there, and I’m just a few doors away, and I had no clue what’s going on. Neither does my neighbour,” she said. “Because there have been leaks in the past, and this whole thing with regards to pipelines is so much in the media right now,
they should be a bit more aware of public perception.” Solanki said she would like to see Chevron do a better job of letting the neighbours know what’s going on. “We knew the pipeline was there,” she said. “But let’s just be good neighbours.”
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46-storey highrise goes to public hearing Stefania Seccia staff reporter
A proposed 46-storey highrise apartment building on Gilmore Avenue is up for discussion at a public hearing this month. On March 19, the public will be able to look at plans for the site, which include the proposed tower with a three-storey townhouse podium facing Halifax Street and a two-storey residential amenity podium on Gilmore Avenue that includes a rooftop swimming pool, which will require rezoning. The tower is expected to have about 340 apart-
ment units. “The proposed development concept provides a strong streetoriented relationship to its two bounding street frontages, as well as a strong contextual relationship to surrounding existing and planned development,” states Lou Pelletier, Burnaby’s director of planning and building, in his report to council. “Overall, the subject proposal is considered to exemplify exceptional urban design and architectural expression related to the building’s siting, massing, pedestrian orientation and materiality; meeting the standard expected.”
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The site is made up of three lots on Gilmore, which are currently zoned under the manufacturing and industrial district zoning. A deli and sausage manufacturer, a vacant car lot and an auto body repair shop currently occupy the lots. If approved, the site will be designated for a highdensity, multiple family development part of the Brentwood Town Centre Development Plan. “The site is also considered suitable for the proposed development given its strategic location in relation to the Millenium SkyTrain line and the nearby Gilmore SkyTrain line,” the
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report states. The proposal calls for a progressive landscape treatment for the bounding streets, including separated bicycle and pedestrian facilities on Gilmore Avenue and separated sidewalks along Halifax Street. “The landscape design also provides for on-site pedestrian lighting and a lit public pedestrian pathway along the south property line to be protected by statutory right-of-way, providing access to Gilmore Avenue for the residents of the Marquis Grand at 4132 Halifax St.” If approved, under the denLast week’s question Do you think Tasers should be certified? YES 100% NO 0% This week’s question Do you think it’s OK for political parties to target the “ethnic vote”? Vote at: www.burnabynow.com
sity bonus program, about $6.5 million will be taken by the city as a cash-in-lieu contribution for use toward a future community amenity. Twenty per cent of the total ($1.3 million) will be allocated to the affordable/special needs housing sub-account and the remainder will be available for future community amenities, including park improvements and housing, according to the report. The developer has committed to providing the residents of up to 51 units two-zone transit Hearing Page 4
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passes for two years, twice the required secured bicycle parking and 34 electric vehicle plug-in stations, which will include all necessary wiring, electrical transformer and mechanical ventilation modifications and four electric vehicles for the future strata corporation. Coun. Colleen Jordan said obtaining these extra elements comes from the staff’s hard work cooperating with the developer. “They try to think outside the box and incorporate these novel ideas,” she said. Jordan said bonuses such as electric car plug-ins and transit passes makes a difference to buyers. The developer intends to pursue green building practices by achieving a Silver (equivalency) rating under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. The public hearing will also see the plans for three other projects, including two projects that will sit next to each other on Lane Street. The first phase of the site will have 185 units built over three lots at 5401 and 5437 Lane St. and 5390 Grimmer St. The second phase will be built on the adjacent property, 5309 Lane St. It will see an 80-apartment unit, four-storey mixeduse development. Another site seeking rezoning is a stacked townhouse development on Kingsway Avenue, which will be three-storeys in height, with 20 three-bedroom townhouse units and underground parking. The public hearing is on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in city hall chambers.
City to give group $95,157 to buy space for accessible rental suites Stefania Seccia staff reporter
The Vancouver Resource Society will receive a $95,157 grant from the City of Burnaby to purchase a whole floor for accessible rental housing. The accessible rental housing site at 4555 Hastings St. was approved for a grant after the society wrote to council in January for support. The site is up for redevelopment and rezoning with a four-storey mixed-use building, located on the north side of Hastings Street, east of Willingdon Avenue. It is currently occupied by the Dolphin Theatre and owned by the rezoning applicant, Heights Entertainment. “Established 40 years ago, Vancouver Resource Society is a charitable and notfor-profit society with a mandate to provide housing and programs for persons with physical and developmental disabilities,” said Ken Fraser, the society’s executive director, in his letter to the city’s planning department. “(The society) currently
owns approximately 260 apartment units, and 30 properties in Metro Vancouver and Victoria and provides independent living opportunities, care and programs to hundreds of persons with disabilities.” The society operates two group homes in Burnaby as well. With council’s approval of the grant on Monday night, the society will next move forward and purchase the 11 units, which is the entire second floor, from Heights Entertainment for $395 per sq. ft. The units will be rented out to seniors or those with a disability, according to the report. “Once (the society) has purchased the units, we will then be able to move forward with a proposal to the Simon Fraser Health Authority and request funding for care in the eleven units in this project,” Fraser states. The grant will come out of the city’s Community Benefit Bonus Housing Fund. The monthly rent projected by the report could be $1,038 to $1,100 for a 600
sq. ft. one-bedroom unit. “It is further noted that this project is unique in that it is the first housing funds request relating to units in a market project,” the report states. “It is also the first project (in Burnaby) that is not receiving any federal or provincial housing funding to assist with development costs.” The society is also proposing to use $300,000 of its own funds towards the purchase costs of the units. “The total purchase value of 11 units and the support staff room and storage areas are reported to be $3,466,520, based on the net floor area of 8,776 sq. ft. at $395 per sq. ft,” the report states. The units are expected to provide security of tenure for the residents as well. The society’s total request from the city was for $205,157, with the additional request of $10,000 for each unit ($110,000) to offset the cost of the units. However, it was not in the society’s first letter of intent for funding. If it requires the extra funding in the future, the request will be put forward for council’s approval.
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Herons choose safe city neighbourhood Cayley Dobie staff reporter
Everyone is looking for a safer neighbourhood in which to raise their children – including herons. More than a dozen herons visited a local subdivision along Spruce Street Monday and again on Tuesday. Fouad Shalaby’s parents live in the area and called him when they noticed the birds perched in one of the trees on Atlee Avenue. When he arrived, Shalaby and his parents sat outside watching the large birds squawk and scrap with one another. “We were the only ones watching them though; no one else seemed to care,” he said. And that seemed to be the case on Wednesday, too. The birds had moved to another tree, this time on Mahon Avenue, but no one seemed to notice. A couple of joggers ran by without even glancing up and a mailman walked by, only to comment that he
barely noticed the birds. This neglect is a good thing, said Yolanda Brooks, communications coordinator for the Wildlife Rescue Association in Burnaby. “People should keep their distance and leave them alone,” she said. According to the association, the subspecies of heron that live in the Lower Mainland nest in colonies to better protect their chicks. What’s more, it’s not unusual to see them move away from wetlands to woodland areas to nest. “The chicks will be protected from things like the raccoons that will eat them,” Brooks said. “As long as they’re three to five kilometres from their feeding ground, they’re able to feed themselves and feed their chicks.” With Deer Lake in that range, it seems these herons have found a safe home to raise their young. While Shalaby hadn’t seen any herons in the area before, it’s likely his new friends will be there until April, when the heron nesting season typically ends.
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Intimidation tactics don’t fix unemployment Enforcement should be focused on false claims for senators’ taxpayer-funded special housing allowance instead Most job coaches will say that sitting Knock, knock. Who’s there? at home isn’t the best way of finding It’s the federal government. work. Unfortunately, that line has struck a The program smacks of intimidation number of people as less than funny, and does little that couldn’t be after the feds sent workers accomplished by picking up to the homes of Employment Burnaby NOW the phone. Insurance claimants to check It also focuses energy in on them. entirely the wrong place. Most people Ottawa claims the visits are needed who are unemployed would prefer to to protect Canada’s EI program from be working. Fact is, the economic recovfraud, although it’s hard to see how a ery has been painfully slow over the house visit could accomplish that.
Young families need new policies IN MY OPINION Paul Kershaw
lthough Canadians may disagree about a lot of things, most share a common aspiration to look after aging family members and give a good start to younger ones. That’s why growing numbers from all walks of life have been inspired to join the Generation Squeeze campaign. They are chatting, texting, facebooking, tweeting, emailing, gathering, partying and petitioning in common cause to give all generations a chance. They do so out of concern that governments pit the health of grandparents against the well-being of their kids and grandchildren when governments budget around $45,000 annually per retiree, compared to just $12,000 per person under the age of 45. The Generation Squeeze campaign’s goal is simple – to shine a light on the spending imbalance between younger Canadians and retirees so it becomes part of the campaign conversation in advance of the B.C. election on May 14. We pursue this goal because spending on younger generations
– whether for family, housing, education, environmental conservation, etc. – will be in short supply until political parties acknowledge the large spending gap between generations. Although the spending gap is large, the problem isn’t spending on seniors. Twenty-nine per cent of Canadian seniors were poor in 1976. But because we now allocate $45,000 per retiree, primarily to their medical care and retirement income security, we’ve reduced poverty among seniors to around five per cent – lower than any other age group today. This policy success for seniors is personal to me. My grandmother is 97 and in hospital as I write this column. She would have been poor almost my entire life had Canadians not invested in medical care and public pensions for her and millions of others. But my grandmother doesn’t want investment in retirees to come at the expense of adapting policy to meet new challenges facing the generations who walk in her footsteps. Young people’s wages are down around 18 per cent, despite devoting more time to post-secondary than any previous generation. With lower wages, they must pay housing prices that are 150 per cent higher. This means the typical young person must work 15 years to
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past several years. Despite the fact EI is an insurance program that workers pay into, the federal government has in recent years made it more difficult to qualify for benefits and cut the length of time benefits are received. None of which has done anything to help those who find themselves out of work through no fault of their own. Contrast this with the kid glove treatment recently afforded to
Conservative senators who have apparently been claiming false residences in order to collect a special housing allowance at taxpayers’ expense. Recently, Senator Mike Duffy said he’d repay tens of thousands of dollars in housing allowance after falsely claiming a cottage in Prince Edward Island was his principal residence. Seems a few folks in the Red Chamber could benefit from a government-sponsored house call.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Aging pipeline is worrisome Dear Editor:
I would like to express my concerns with the existing Kinder Morgan oil pipeline. Every pipeline has a service life. In other words, they do not operate safely forever. The existing line was installed approximately 60 years ago. Materials and installation specifications were very different compared to today’s standards. The coating on this line is probably coal tar enamel and is susceptible to disbonding over time. This exposes the steel which is exposed to moisture, chlorides, etc., and corrosion is inevitable. By the way, coal tar enamel contains asbes-
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tos. Steel pipe in the ground will corrode despite cathodic protection. C.S.A. and Oil and Gas Commission standards require regular testing to determine the integrity of buried pipelines. External corrosion can be identified by close interval surveys, current mapping and most importantly, external corrosion direct assessment, which is recommended by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Oil pipelines are susceptible to internal corrosion. Regulations require assessment of the integrity of the inside of the pipe which requires the insertion of a device called a “pig” that detects internal corrosion, dents, metal thickness and other anomalies. New pipelines have devices called line breaks,
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Abandon existing pipeline continued from page 6
which shut down a line if there is a drop in pressure, not the case with the Inlet Drive leak. Do you think that Kinder Morgan has done their due diligence in testing? Because enforcement of regulations in Canada is almost nonexistent. In defence of the commission, they are badly understaffed. In short, the existing pipeline should be abandoned. Again, every pipeline has a service life. How long does Kinder Morgan expect this line to operate safely? Rust never sleeps. Steve Hill, Burnaby
Gov’t should reach out
Re: Ethnic votes scandal has ties to city politicos, Burnaby NOW, March 6. I can’t understand the fuss being made over a plan to reach out to the province’s ethnic populations. There is nothing new in any of this: Political parties engage in all sorts of outreach activities all the time. The NDP, for instance, established sex-
ual orientation quotas in their constitution for NDP candidates. So, if you ask me, it’s about time the government and political parties made a greater effort to reach out to B.C.’s ethnic populations. Donald Leung, Burnaby
Stop harping on Trudeau
I am getting tired of hearing that Justin Trudeau has no experience. I think he has plenty. Also how much experience is required to lead a federal party? What did Stephen Harper do before he became leader of the Conservative Party and how much experience did he bring to the job? Justin Trudeau is a thoroughly decent, honest and sincere human being with lots of ideas on how to change Canada for the better. I say give him a chance to show us what he can do. I look forward to the day he becomes prime minister and returns Canada to its traditional progressive social policy. Garth Evans, Burnaby
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save a 20 per cent down payment on an average home today. A generation ago, it took only five years. So you can see why younger generations feel squeezed between time and money pressures. For many, this time and money squeeze happens around the same time they’d like to start their own families. The problem is, they can’t work their way out of the squeeze without compromising time at home when their kids are young. But if they take this time, many compromise the financial foundation they’ve patched together by devoting more time to the labour market. Fortunately, there are solutions. The Generation Squeeze campaign pinpoints three policies to reduce the squeeze for those who someday want, or already have, young children: First, make it affordable for parents to spend 18 months at home with a newborn. Many today don’t even have 12 months, whereas a genera-
tion ago it was common for a parent to stay home several years. Second, build $10-perday child care. Today, the cost is often more than university tuition, whereas the majority of families didn’t incur these costs a generation ago when it was more affordable for a parent to stay home until kids started school and there was less concern about gender inequality. These two policies would save the typical family about $50,000 during their children’s first five years and support a third change, making 70hour work weeks – down from 80 – affordable. Lone parents could do better than they do now. A generation ago, it was common to get by with one parent working 40 hours. By saving about $50,000, young families could pay off an average student debt and reduce the time it takes to save a 20-per-cent down payment on a home in an average school district by four years. Or they could pay
down the mortgage faster, or invest it as savings that would be worth $141,000 by the time Gen Squeeze retires. These three policy changes are a pragmatic solution to the lower wages, student debt and higher housing prices with which younger generations now struggle. Their cost only requires narrowing the generational spending gap slightly. We’d need to raise government spending per Canadian under age 45 from $12,000 to around $13,000, while keeping spending around $45,000 per retiree. This small change can make a big difference for Generation Squeeze, while safeguarding medical care and old age security for our aging loved ones. It’s a vision inspiring many to amplify their voice in support of a better generational deal. Paul Kershaw is a policy professor at the University of British Columbia and can be reached at gensqueeze.ca. This is the third in a series of columns running in the NOW.
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PUBLIC HEARING The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2013 MARCH 19 AT 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendments to “Burnaby Zoning Bylaw 1965”. 1) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 4, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13182 Rez. #12-21 1846, 1876 and 1904 Gilmore Avenue Lot 1 Except: South 91.9 Ft., District Lot 119, Group 1, NWD Plan 4161; South 91.9 Ft., Lot 1, District Lot 119, Group 1, NWD Plan 4161; Lot ”H” of District Lot 119, Group 1, NWD Plan 18203 From: M1 Manufacturing District and M2 General Industrial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM5s Multiple Family Residential District and Brentwood Town Centre Development Plan as guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “1846, 1876 & 1904 Gilmore Avenue, Proposed Residential Development Gilmore Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.” prepared by Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a high-rise apartment tower over a ground oriented townhouse and amenity podium. 2) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965 AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 5, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13183 Rez. #12-36 7670 Kingsway Lot 17, District Lot 29, Group 1, NWD Plan 16141 From: C4 Service Commercial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Edmonds Town Centre Plan guidelines and the development plan entitled “7670 Kingsway” prepared by Cornerstone Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a three storey stacked townhouse development (20 units) with full underground parking. 3) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 6, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13184 Rez. #12-35 4450 Still Creek Drive Lot 3, District Lots 70 and 119, Group 1, NWD Plan BCP25458 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M1 Manufacturing District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M1 Manufacturing District and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Morrey Inﬁniti 4450 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, BC” prepared by ATA Architectural Design Ltd.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a new car dealership on the site. 4) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 7, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13185 Rez. #11-02 7200 Cariboo Road Lot 2, District Lots 13 and 14, Group 1, NWD Plan 85914, Except Plan EPP7189 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on P5 Community Institutional District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on P5 Community Institutional District, Cariboo Heights Community Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Cariboo Road Christian Fellowship Society 7200 Cariboo Road Burnaby, B.C.” prepared by O.C.A. Architects (B.C.) Inc.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit construction of an addition to the existing church. 5) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 8, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13186 Rez. #11-37 5369, 5401 and 5437 Lane Street Strata Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, Group 1, NWD Strata Plan LMS3194 and West and East Half Lot 27, District Lot 94, Group 1, NWD Plan 720 From: M4 Special Industrial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C9 Urban Village Commercial District and Royal Oak Community Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Lane Street Phase 1 5369/5401/5437 Lane Street Burnaby B.C.” prepared by Cornerstone Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a four-storey mixed-use development with full underground parking, comprised of at grade commercial fronting Lane Street with residential uses behind and above. 6) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965 AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 9, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13187 Rez. #12-04 5309 Lane Street Strata Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, District Lot 94, Group 1, NWD Strata Plan LMS 527 together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the Strata Lot as shown on Form 1. From: M4 Special Industrial District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C9 Urban Village Commercial District and Royal Oak Community Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Lane Street Phase 2 5309 Lane Street Burnaby B.C.” prepared by Cornerstone Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a four-storey mixed-use development with full underground parking, comprised of at grade commercial fronting Lane Street with residential uses behind and above. 7) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 10, 2013 – BYLAW NO. 13188 TEXT AMENDMENT The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw text amendment is to provide clariﬁcation and improvements to the wording of the bylaw regarding residential sales centres in commercial districts. All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Ofﬁce of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the ofﬁces of the Planning Department, 3rd ﬂoor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Ofﬁce of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Tuesday, 2013 March 05 to Tuesday, 2013 March 19. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING M. Manuel, ACTING CITY CLERK
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The former Safeway site in the Edmonds neighbourhood up for redevelopment will be sent to an open house this spring so concerned Burnaby residents can be part of the preliminary concepts and vision. At Monday night’s meeting, council approved the public consultation process for the future redevelopment of the Safeway Distribution Complex and Dairy Plant sites, which comprise the Southgate Neighbourhood Concept. Developer Ledingham McAllister acquired the 48-acre site on Dec. 15, 2011. While the dairy plant continues to operate within the site under a lease agreement, the food distribution complex has relocated off-site, according to a city planning and building report. The Southgate site is comprised of four properties: 7650 and 7702 18th St., and 7105 and 7205 11th Ave., which is located in the southeast area of the Edmonds Town Centre. “The site’s recent acquisition presents an opportunity for the city to redefine the site’s land use framework and role to achieve community plan objectives contained within the city’s official community plan and the Edmonds Town Centre Plan, more specifically,” states Lou Pelletier, director of planning and building, in his report to council.
Since 1960, Canada Safeway Ltd. operated the food distribution warehouse for Western Canada. In 1989, the site was expanded to include the current Lucerne Foods Inc. dairy plant. In February 2011, Safeway relocated the food distribution operations to Langley and made the site available for purchase, according to the staff report. Last spring, city staff and the new property owner started to work together to draw up an idea of what the site could become under the framework of the official community plan. The site currently has five industrialwarehouse buildings supported by several smaller facilities and is surrounded by residential neighbourhoods made up of single- and two-family dwellings, as well as a nearby multiple-family, non-market housing development. “Given the significant size of the site and strategic location within the Edmonds Town Centre, redevelopment of the site presents a unique opportunity to create a truly special place/neighbourhood, one that is inclusive and diverse and fully integrated within the town centre,” Pelletier states. “More significantly still, development of the site requires a contemporary approach to planning, a process that is dynamic and responsive, creative, and inclusive in its engagement of the community Site Page 9
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Private schools top rankings Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
The Fraser Institute released its annual ranking of B.C. elementary schools, and Burnaby’s top six are all private schools. Our Lady of Mercy ranked 13th in the province and first in Burnaby. Holy Cross, John Knox Christian school, St. Michaels, St. Francis de Sales and St. Helen’s – all independent schools – took the subsequent top spots, in that order. At seventh place, Buckingham Elementary was the top rated public school in Burnaby, ranking 104th out of the 853 B.C. schools included. The Fraser Institute’s annual school rankings are based on results from the Foundation Skills Assessment tests, a set of provincewide exams for grades 4 and 7 students in reading, writing and math. The right-wing think-tank uses the results to rank both elementary and secondary schools. This year’s Burnaby results are similar to previous years, with private schools taking the tops spots, and the public schools trailing behind. “They have consistent methodology, I’ll give them that,” said James Sanyshyn, president of the Burnaby Teachers’ Association. Sanyshyn argued the Fraser Institute’s methodology was skewed, favouring private schools, which can pick and choose
who does the FSAs. Public schools are “inclusive,” Sanyshyn said, and everyone – including some of the ESL students and special needs students – do the FSA tests. But Neva Grout, principal at Our Lady of Mercy, said her school has ESL and special needs students, and they do the FSA tests, too. “We make every single child write the test,” she said. “Everybody here writes the test.” However, Our Lady of Mercy and all of Burnaby’s top ranking private schools were listed as having no ESL students and no special needs kids on the Fraser Institute’s website. Grout explained that the students go through “intensive instruction” in kindergarten and grades 1 through 3, and by the time they hit Grade 4, the school doesn’t report the number of ESL and special needs students to the Education Ministry. “It’s the administrator’s responsibility to tell the government how many ESL and special needs students (there are). I just don’t bother to report it,” Grout said. Peter Cowley, author of the rankings report, explained that while details, such as parents’ income and the number of ESL and special needs students, are included in the schools’ informational profiles, that data does not affect the rankings. Only results from the FSAs affect the rankings. firstname.lastname@example.org
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and public for input.” James KM Cheng Architecture Inc. was chosen by the property owner to develop key components to guide the visioning and eventual transformation of the site into a new community of neighbourhoods. “The preliminary vision for the site is a pedestrian-oriented, transit connected community that reflects the natural beauty of Burnaby,” Pelletier states. “At its heart is a memorable gathering place comprised of various unique spaces that are accessible to people of all ages and abilities.” The Southgate area is expected to integrate with the nearby neighbourhoods and complement them with diverse housing types with a “broad range” of affordability,
according to the report. One of the community benefits identified is to “improve connectivity to and from the site and surrounding neighbourhood by improving urban trail connections, providing more accessible and convenient connections to transit and designing safe and direct linkages to the Edmonds SkyTrain Station,” the report states. As part of the public notification process, city staff is expected to send out a brochure summarizing the report to Burnaby property owners and residents within the Edmonds Street, Kingsway, Griffiths Drive and Tenth Avenue areas. The city’s website, www.burnaby.ca, will eventually have a spot for the public to post comments and ideas.
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Sensible B.C. cannabis forum comes to Burnaby Cayley Dobie staff reporter
Sensible B.C.’s campaign to decriminalize marijuana is coming to Simon Fraser University on March 14 with a group of panelists, including Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan. The forum, which is the fifth of 15 scheduled events, is expected to be yet another lively discussion on the illegal substance, according to Philippe Lucas, a former Victoria city councillor and one of the members of the campaign’s advisory board. “It’s been a terrific show of support for cannabis reform here in B.C.,” said Lucas. In a previous interview with the NOW, Corrigan voiced his support for putting an end to pot prohibition in B.C. He, along with seven other mayors, sent an open letter to Premier Christy Clark and B.C. NDP leader, Adrian Dix, in April of 2012 calling for the regulation of marijuana. “I thought the fact that we had seen a coalition of ex-mayors, and ex-attorneys general and health professionals taking a stand on this issue really meant we had to take it to the next step, which is elected officials taking a position,” Corrigan said. Sensible B.C. hopes the forums will show politicians the public is behind them when it comes to marijuana reform and will support them on this issue. “Cannabis reform is going to gain (them) support, and it’s going to gain them votes,” he said. And with a provincial election looming on the horizon, votes are going to become
especially important to politicians looking to keep or gain a seat in the legislature. Much like speed limits, marijuana laws are certainly not the most popular in the province, Lucas said, and now that Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana, there isn’t any reason why B.C. shouldn’t do the same. “For so long, we heard from the federal, and even some provincial and municipal, governments that we couldn’t even contemplate changing our cannabis laws because the U.S. would never tolerate it,” he said. “That discussion is out of the window, and the last thing we want to be is falling behind.” The discussion on the table at the Sensible B.C. forums is how current laws should be changed and what role the government will play in regulating and ultimately taxing marijuana. “It’s no longer a matter of whether or not we should change our cannabis policy but what that change is going to look like,” he said. So far, Lucas is pleased with how the forums have been running. From strong turnouts to engaging panelists, the response from the public has caused most forums to run longer than scheduled, he said. “We’re leaving about half the time at these panels to engage the audience in the discussion,” he said. “People have been very keen in the discussion.” Sensible B.C.’s forum at SFU is from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Shrum Science Centre on Thursday, March 14. email@example.com
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Fresh start: Jane Knowles walks the track at St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby as part of her new, healthy lifestyle. Knowles quit smoking and rediscovered fitness after she suffered a heart attack three years ago.
Jane remembers her last cigarette – the one right before her heart attack Marelle Reid staff reporter
Jane Knowles remembers the last cigarette she ever smoked. It was on June 26, 2010 – the day she had a heart attack and found herself lying in a hospital bed with three stents in her chest. Her doctor told her the heart attack was a warning and that she needed to take better care of her health. At that time, she was 63, and she recalled her mother had died of a heart attack at age 64. “And that kind of scared me, too, because I thought, oh my God, I’m going to die when I’m 64,” she said. Her doctor prescribed medication to control her cholesterol and told her she would have to quit smoking. After a week in the hospital, Knowles realized that once she went home, she would have some decisions to make about her lifestyle habits. “The nurse … she got me out of bed and said, ‘You know, you can either sit in (bed) and worry, or you can get up and go for it,’ and I just came home and went,
‘That’s it, I’m going to exercise and eat ing after myself,” she said, noting she has right, and I’m not going to smoke any- replaced her addiction to nicotine and more,’” she said. unhealthy foods with a love of spending True to her word, Knowles went on time at the gym with friends. the patch for 11 days and never touched Like other baby boomers, Knowles tobacco again. wants to enjoy her senior years in good She also started working health. out daily, cut sugar from her According to a recent Heart “The nurse … diet and began choosing more and Stroke Foundation poll, said, ‘You know, however, Canadians are livfish and vegetables rather than processed and fatty foods. ing longer but not necessarily you can either “When I have a chance to healthier lives. sit in (bed) and go somewhere and walk, I The 2013 report on the walk,” she said. “I take the worry, or you can health of Canadians – called stairs, I don’t take the elevaCheck – warns that get up and go for Reality tor. I do everything I poswithout immediate action, sibly can to get the old heart boomers may spend their last it.’ ” going.” years in sickness, disability JANE KNOWLES Inspired by her recovand immobility. a changed woman ery and increasing vitalWhile almost 80 per cent of ity, Knowles’ nephew and his boomers think their doctors partner – who run marathons together would rate them as healthy, their self– encouraged her to train for a half-mara- reported lifestyle choices show otherwise, thon, which she completed five months according to the poll. later, at the age of 65. “We typically think teenagers are the Today, Knowles has an enthusiasm for ones who live like they’re invincible, but fitness she never expected to have just a boomers seem to forget their mortality, few short years ago. too,” said David Sculthorpe, CEO of the “I’m kind of on a high just from look- Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation,
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A12 • Friday, March 8, 2013 • Burnaby NOW
Farmers’ market returns
Market set to run Saturdays from May 4 until Oct. 26 Stefania Seccia staff reporter
City hall’s parking lot will be abuzz with activity soon as Burnaby’s farmers’ market is set to return. Bakers, florists, farmers and crafters are expected to fill the stalls from May 4 to Oct. 26. Council approved the Artisan Farmers’ Market Society’s seasonal event at city hall’s north parking lot at Monday night’s meeting. “Market goers and market operators are happy to be back in our parking lot,” Coun. Colleen Jordan said. “It’s really becoming a community event.” Burnaby council began looking into the farmer’s market concept in 2007 as part of its environmental and creative initiatives to support local agriculture and farmers,
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Burnaby NOMarch 8 • Friday, March 8, 2013 • A13
Intergenerational music at Michael J. Fox Marelle Reid staff reporter
Peter Wenzek, music teacher at Burnaby North Secondary School, just can’t get enough of conducting. Theseasonedhighschool teacher stepped into a second role as music director of the Royal City Alumni Band at the beginning of November last year. To celebrate his double duties and the passing of the baton from former Alumni Band director, Earl Hobson, Wenzek will conduct a joint show with both the student and adult bands at the Michael J. Fox Theatre on March 14. About 60 senior students in the music program at Burnaby North have been rehearsing with the 45member adult choir from New Westminster for this special concert that will kick off the Alumni Band’s 25th season. The show will include a variety of types of music, including jazz, string orchestra, choral performance, and concert band. Wenzek said he is happy to be in this new role and
is keen to bring the youth from his classes and the adult musicians from the Alumni Band together. “Often when kids finish high school, they often say, ‘Well, what do I do next with my music?’ or, ‘I’m done’ and I look at it as, actually this is just the beginning,” he said of the Alumni Band. “...I wanted to get a chance to introduce the kids to the band, and the band to the kids.” The concert will also be a chance for the public to get to see the Alumni Band perform and may even inspire some people to pick up their long-forgotten instruments again, said Wenzek. “People are re-discovering this is a great way (to get back into music) and we also believe very much that it’s also a really healthy to do,” he said. Bill Walters, president of the Royal City Alumni Band Society, said the band originally formed as a postsecondary recreational option for former New Westminster Secondary School music students, but over the past quarter cen-
tury has grown to include adults from all over the Lower Mainland. “We play general concert repertoire, classical, pop, show tunes,” he said. “It’s a very wide variety. It’s a wind ensemble concert band, so no strings – it’s wind and percussion.” The Alumni Band has been performing at community events in New Westminster and around the Lower Mainland for 25 years and continues to welcome new members. Wenzek said until about 15 years ago, Burnaby North used to host concerts that showcased both school and community bands together. “That was a (good way) to introduce the kids to the community bands, and the community bands to the high schools and this is a good way to foster more students, when they finish high school, and later in life as well,” he said. “There really are opportunities to play and it’s about finding some artistic part of your life that’s missing.” The adult band members range in age from 18 to
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Kids can dance and draw for spring break There are a limited number of spots Another spring break camp has been announced for later this month, and this left. To register, go to www.pinocchioart. ca/art-classes/spring-breakone is an artistic collaboration. camp. Pinocchio Art School and “Half of the day, There are also art camps Dance Addicts in the Heights taking place at other studios in are partnering together to children practise the Heights, such as Artspace host the camp, according to dancing and the Children’s Art Centre and Masha Tikhonova, a teacher at Pinocchio. other half of the 4Cats Capitol Hill. The City of Burnaby is The Art and Dance Fusion day, they master holding a variety of camps camp is for children ages seven art skills.” as well. For information on to 11 and runs from March 18 spring break camps and to 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MASHA TIKHONOVA “Half of the day, children events held by the City of teacher, Pinocchio Art School practise dancing and the other Burnaby’s parks, recreation half of the day, they master art and cultural services departskills,” Tikhonova wrote in a message to ment, go to bit.ly/U9heYC. the Burnaby NOW. “Each day is filled with Simon Fraser University is also holddance moves and art projects.” ing a number of spring break camps. For The program includes Zumbatomic more information on the SFU programs, – Zumba for kids, hip hop lessons, sing- go to www.sfu.ca/camps/springcamps/ ing and dancing, painting, drawing and springbreak.html. mixed media art projects, according to These and other spring break programs Pinocchio’s website. in Burnaby were recently featured in the Pinocchio is at 4537 Hastings St., and NOW. Dance Addicts is at 4622 Hastings St. – Janaya Fuller-Evans
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Burnaby’s Alexis Scigliano, 21, is running in the Miss World Canada pageant. She made the national finals, which air on TV on May 9. Scigliano was
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Get planting those fava beans GREEN SCENE Anne Marrison
ne of the most rugged, carefree and useful beans for our cool, wet coastal climate is the fava bean or broad bean – and planting season has just started for varieties destined for the kitchen. Aside from producing tasty beans, favas leave the soil richer than they found it by fixing nitrogen in nodules on their roots. They don’t mind slightly acidic soil, can also handle clay and even soil which is somewhat salty. These beans are popular all over the world and are said to still grow wild in their original habitat of Algeria. As early as 3000 BC they were apparently being eaten by Egyptians, Romans and Greeks.
But until Columbus discovered America and brought back other bean varieties, favas were the only beans that Europeans knew. Young fava beans are the most flavourful and can be eaten like green peas. They’re even more tasty with a sprig or two of mint added to the pot. The young beans freeze beautifully, too. Dried fava beans will store well for months. When they’re cooked, their soft centre is the base for many kinds of dips and spreads. In the garden, favas stand straight up on thick, square stems about four feet tall. But when the pods begin to fill out they start leaning at different angles. That’s why it’s best to place a tall stake at each end of each row and run string between them. The plants still lean slightly but their companions stop the bed from turning into shambles. Fava flowers are so heavily fragrant they scent the whole area.
Most are white with a black blotch, but one heritage fava, Cambridge Scarlet, has red flowers and bright green beans. It’s a dwarf variety and the beans are also quite small. Where different varieties of favas are grown together, they will crosspollinate. If Cambridge Scarlet is one, you can end up with a stunning mix of flowers from white to pale pink to hot pink to purple-red. The bean shapes, colours and heights of the plants are equally diverse. Even when soil is not especially fertile, these beans can still produce an adequate crop. As well, by the time other kinds of beans need frequent watering, favas have finished cropping and the bed can be cleared for second-season vegetables such as broccoli or Brussels sprouts. Although favas can apparently develop rust or fungal infections, this doesn’t seem to happen frequently. But attacks by the black bean aphid can be a yearly
occurrence dealt with by removing the tender top leaves. Unlike other aphids, the black aphids attach very firmly and few of them are dislodged by blasts of water from hoses. The first warning signal is when ants become visible on the tops of the fava plants. That’s when gardeners who want to do a preemptive strike will pinch out the top of each bean plant. The aphids don’t bother moving down to the tough lower leaves. If you mulch favas with grass clippings around the time that mowing begins. you can manage to avoid weeding from seedling emergence through to composting the mature plants. Mulching is best started down the rows and as the seedlings enlarge, the mulch can extend to cover around the plants. Anne Marrison is happy to answer gardening questions. Send them to her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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t’s warmer, if not drier, now that spring has sprung in Burnaby. So this is the perfect weekend to get out and about in the city. We’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. For the March 8 to 10 weekend, we have … Get supporting the Junior Musical Theatre Troupe at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. The troupe is taking part in the Junior Theatre Program Showcase this Saturday at 9 p.m. at the centre, at 6450 Deer Lake Ave. There will also be an original play from the drama two: creation and performance program. For more information, call 604291-6864. Get “dolled up” for Burnaby North Secondary’s spring musical production of Guys and Dolls. The show runs until Saturday at 7 p.m. nightly, and there is a noon matinee Friday, as well. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults, and are available from the school office or call 604-664-8550. Get together for the Art of Being Together exhibit fundraiser at the Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres., on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. The exhibit is put on by L’Arche Greater
The championships take place at Vancouver. The artwork was created by teams of artists with and without the Langley Events Centre. Go to www.langleyeventscentre.com/aaa developmental disabilities. The theme of the exhibit is Me and girls for schedule and location information. My Community. There will also be a silent Get hiking the 500 auction and musical stairs up Burnaby performances at the Mountain. The trail event. Admission is by is a city secret, hiddonation. den away behind the Harry Jerome Sports Get kids’ stuff Centre at 7564 Barnet at the Kidstuff Hwy. Follow the trail Only Swapmeet up to the Playground at Willingdon of the Gods on Community Centre, 1491 Carleton Ave., on Burnaby Mountain for Saturday from 9 a.m. some truly spectacular to 1 p.m. views of Burrard Inlet, It looks to be a whether or not the sun busy one this year, is shining. with 40 tables of pre◆ (or more) viously owned items. Email your Top 5 Admission is free. For ideas to calendar@burn more information, call abynow.com or send 604-297-4526. them to jfuller-evans@ burnabynow.com. You Get out of town and can also check out our support the Burnaby South Rebels at the 2013 B.C. high full arts and events calendar listings on school AAA girls’ basketball cham- our website’s homepage at www.burn pionships this Saturday – schedule to abynow.com. be announced. This is the first time Compiled by staff reporter Janaya the team has made it to the champiFuller-Evans onships since 1964.
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New Lexus has modern, clean look of luxury car David Chao
You may not believe your eyes when you see the new 2013 Lexus ES series, because the styling is so modern, so clean, and so handsome that you will swear you are looking at an expensive European luxury car costing twice as much. In particular, it’s significant this year because – for the first time since its debut – the new sixth generation ES series also include the hybrid version called the Lexus ES 300h. Hybrids are a growing market trend and command an increasing share of both Toyota and Lexus sales these days. Yes, generally the initial purchase price is more, and there’s a cargo space sacrifice in order to make room for the hybrid’s battery pack. The attraction of hybrids also goes beyond fuel economy savings, especially for an affluent buyer who’s paying more than $40,000 for an ES 300h. It’s cool and gratifying to be part of the green movement these days. More and more consumers are opting for the green choice on lots of products, even though there’s usually an extra monetary outlay involved. In the case of Lexus ES, the 300h hybrid costs $4,400 more than its gas-engine-only partner, the ES350. On the other hand, you can also make a financially sound case for buying a hybrid if you believe the price of gasoline will continue on an upward trend and the hybrid model will maintain a higher value at the end of your ownership period. Both are reasonable assumptions.
The ES 300h sports the new, more aggressive look of Lexus on the outside and has a longer wheelbase that allows more interior room. It’s most apparent in the rear seat area where there’s a considerable increase (104 mm) in legroom and some extra (18 mm) of headroom. In addition, there are electronic and connectivity improvements, new safety features and new steering and suspension upgrades that significantly enhance the driving experience. The new front suspension has opposite-wound coil springs that provide better straight-line stability and the rear suspension geometry has been revised. Its new steering gear has a quicker ratio (14.8:1 compared to 16.1:1) and a more responsive feel. The rear-mounted battery pack in the hybrid also gives the front-drive ES a more balanced feel on the road. The base ES 300h comes with environmentally friendly NuLuxe upholstery, and both semi-aniline leather and genuine leather are available in upgrade packages. The option packages can also pile on lots of premium luxury features like a heated wood and leathertrimmed steering wheel, window shades on the rear doors, a power rear window sun shade, a onetouch power trunk closer and both heated and ventilated front seats.
A modern sedan shape with a sweeping roofline, the new ES has a lower and slightly longer profile and noticeably shorter body overhangs front and back, due to its 45.7 mm
New look: The new 2013 Lexus ES series is modern, clean and looks like it could be an expensive European luxury car.
longer wheelbase. Overall, the new look of Lexus is more sculptured and shapelier, yet still includes the characteristic horizontal spindle grille. Daytime running lights are a string of LED’s that form a clever and distinctive “L” shaped pattern.
While the ES 350 has dual exhaust pipes sticking out the back, there’s no visible exhaust pipe on the ES 300h. What it does come with is a trunk lid spoiler (for improved aerodynamics), plus unique 17-inch alloy wheels and distinctive
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and the optional Mark Levinson system certainly falls into that category. It offers 12-channel DVD audio through a 835-watt amplifier and 15 speakers. You’ll hear sounds that you’ve never noticed before in tunes that you’ve heard a million times. The leather package also includes Remote Touch Interface, which can be used to operate climate, audio, phone, navigation and more, with a mouse-like controller on the centre console. It’s a second generation system that gives the user a unique tactile feel, called “haptic” feedback, as it locks on to usable screen icons. Functions can be configured by the driver, and the “enter” command is now accomplished by simply pushing down the controller. While the trunk of the ES 300h is smaller (by 87L) than the ES 350, it’s still a good size and big enough for most owners. Fold-down rear seatbacks are not a feature offered on either vehicle, however, a small passthrough flap (for long skinny objects – like ski equipment) is offered on the ES 350. One disappointment was the black material used on the front seatbacks, which was at odds with an otherwise refined cabin décor. I’m sure most buyers who pay extra for leather upholstery would prefer a matching-colour leather panel.
The ES comes standard with class-leading 10 airbags. Knee air bags provide extra protection for both the driver and front passenger, and there are seat-mounted side air bags, front and rear. The selection of optional safety features include blind spot monitor (with rear cross traffic alert), lane departure alert, automatic high beam dimming technology, and even a pre-collision system that uses submillimetre wave radar.
While I wouldn’t go so far as to call the ES 300h a “sport sedan,” it’s certainly no couch on wheels. Unexpected driving delights included quicker responding electric rackand-pinion steering, rock steady straight line directional control on the highway and driver selected performance modes that change engine, transmission and steering settings. The emphasis is on a relaxed driving experience, when you get behind the wheel of an ES 300h. Its controls are clearly marked, easy to find and uncomplicated. A supple suspension does a superb job of cushioning road irregularities and suppressing outside noise and it’s complimented by the smoothnest hybrid drive system that I’ve had the pleasure to drive. Basically it’s a Lexus version of the Camry hybrid drive system. An
Atkinson-cycle 2.5-litre, four-cylinder gas engine that can produce 156 horsepower is linked to an integrated hybrid electric motor/generator. Together they can produce a total yield of 200 horsepower, when needed. The transmission is a CV (continuously variable) type, and there’s a 245-volt nickelmetal hydride battery pack stored behind the rear seats, in the trunk. The ES 300h is heavier (by 50 kg) than the ES 350 and apparently about a second slower to 100 km/ hour, yet it can be surprisingly quick off the line from a standing start. The extra weight is in the back, which actually helps the overall balance of the car and improves handling. Around town a driver can use an EV (or electric only) mode at speeds up to 40 km/hour, until battery charge is depleted. Exceptionally good fuel economy is possible in an urban setting or during a heavy traffic commute, where this mode and the hybrid drive system can be used to their full potential. It transitions between electric or gasoline power, or both, almost seamlessly. City fuel consumption in an ES300h is about half that of the ES 350 (4.7 L/100km vs 9.4 L/100km), based on Natural Resources Canada ratings. Or to express it another way, C02 emissions from an ES 300h are estimated to be 1,610 Kg lower annually.
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34 SFU player of the year 34 Clan to hockey playoffs 34 Tigers win silver in Cup SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • email@example.com
Terry Fox named for new Hall honour Contributed story
Clan legend and Canadian hero Terry Fox will be the first inductee in a new category at the SFU Clan Hall of Fame luncheon on March 12. The Terry Fox Honourary Inductee honour will be awarded to a SFU student/athlete who has made a contribution to the community Fox was a Canadian humanitarian, athlete, and cancer research activist. In 1980, despite the amputation of one leg, he embarked on a cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Fox was a distance runner and basketball player for his Port Coquitlam high school and at SFU. Entering the hall this year as athletes are Carol Huynh (wrestling), Teresa (Kleindienst) Gabriele (basketball), Dr. Tim Bach (swimming), John McGrane (soccer), Alan Kristmanson (basketball) and Ted Warkentin (football). Former Clan track and field coach Zenon Smiechowski will go in, as will Dr. Bob McCormack in the builder’s category and the 1999 NAIA national champion Clan softball team. Hunyh led the Clan women’s wrestling program to the first of six Canadian Interuniversity Sport Championships that in a seven-year span. She won multiple international medals at world championships, World University Games, Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games and also captured Canada’s first and only Olympic gold medal in women’s wrestling in 2008. Hunyh returned to the Olympics in London in 2012 and captured a bronze medal. Gabriele is also an Olympian, having competed for Canada at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and more recently at the 2012 Games in London. She started her Clan career in the NAIA and was an All-American and national tour-
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New honour: Terry Fox, seen here receving the Order of Canada, will be the first recipient of a new honour named after him at the SFU Clan Hall of Fame luncheon on March 12. nament most valuable player in 1999 and 2000. Gabriele and the Clan entered the Canadian Interuniversity Sport the following year, where she was named an All-Canadian twice while leading SFU to a 35-0 record and a national championship in 2001-02. Bach was part of three consecutive NAIA championship swim teams, including the firstever for the program in 1972. Internationally, he represented
Canada at the Pan Am Games in 1971, the World University Games in 1973 and the Olympic Games in 1972. McGrane achieved greatness on the soccer pitch for the Clan and is a member of the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame. He was an NAIA All-American in 1975 and ’76, when he was part of the first NAIA championship for the SFU men’s soccer team. McGrane went on to play professional soccer
from 1977 to 1985 in the North American Soccer League. Kristmanson was a part of the Clan men’s basketball program and led the team in points in his final season at SFU. He went on to play for the Canadian national team and represented Canada at the Olympic Games. He awas also an assistant coach at SFU for five years. Warkentin was a pioneer of Clan athletics as a member of the school’s first football and basketball teams. He also held the honour of being the first Rhodes Scholar candidate at SFU. Warkentin was also one of the first Clan football players to reach the Canadian Football League, playing several seasons for the B.C. Lions after graduating. Smeichowski was SFU’s track and field coach from 1982 to ‘99. He was the architect behind 10 NAIA championships for Clan teams and was named the coach of the year twice. As an athlete, he won a bronze medal in the decathlon at the 1979 Pan Am Games and was a four-time national champion from 1976 to 1979. Being inducted as a builder is McCormack, who is the team doctor for SFU Athletics varsity sports teams. He has taken part in numerous international, multisport events, including several Olympic Games. The 1999 SFU softball team set a program record with 40 wins in a season and just seven losses – records that still stand today. The team had a 17-3 record in conference play that season, competing in a conference that combined NCAA Division II and NAIA schools. The Clan women defeated Oklahoma City 7-3 in the final for the program’s first of three national titles. Tickets for the luncheon are on sale for $60 and can be purchased by emailing Steve Lewarne at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 778-7823613. The event will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m. and will conclude by 2 p.m.
Burnaby student top gymnast in national trials Tom Berridge sports editor
Burnaby Central Secondary student Taylor Oakley won the all-around at the first two freestyle gymnastic trials this season. Last weekend, Oakley won the all-around for national open gymnasts, placing first in floor exercises with a personal-best score, while also winning silver medals on balance beam and uneven bars, and a bronze on vault at the second trial hosted in Surrey. Last month, Oakley had a personal-best score on bars, earning second-place scores on the appa-
ratus, as well as on vault and floor at her Flicka Gymnastics Club in North Vancouver on Feb. 16. She also won the beam and the allaround in the first of four trials of the national championships in Ottawa from May 20 to 25. With the results, Oakley already earned a berth at the Western Canadian championships. At the conclusion of the remaining two trials, the top six combined scores for national open gymnasts will be selected to compete for Team B.C. at the nationals. The next two events will be held in Abbotsford on March 23 and the provincial championships
in Prince George in the first week of April.
Wings Gymnastics Society was flying at the opening meet of the season at the Flip City invitational in Abbotsford last month. Raquel Slotten placed first on bars and on floor and placed second in the all-around in the Level 3 open division. Slotten also placed third on both vault and beam. In Level 3 novice, Alora Jones won the all-around, with firstplacements on vault and floor and runner-up on beam and bars. Megan Heron and Emma
Crooks were first and second, respectively in Level 2 open. Heron won on floor, was second on vault and bars, and third on beam, while Crooks was first on both vault and beam, and fourth on bars and floor. At Level 1, Kyara Liu placed first in the novice division, while Paige Wournell was first allaround in the argo class. Wings just missed a clean sweep of the Level 1 tyro division, taking four of the top-five placements. Kelsey Longeau was first in the Gymnastics Page 34
South to back door at AAA finals Tom Berridge
Burnaby South had the heart, but not quite the depth in its first-round matchup against No. 4ranked Oak Bay Breakers. The Rebels were relegated to the undercard following a 76-48 loss to the Vancouver Island champions at the B.C. AAA girls’ basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre on Wednesday. South played Lower Mainland wild card W.J. Mouat on Thursday (after NOW deadlines). Stephanie Labbé led the Rebels with 13 points in the opening round matchup. “We gave them a run in the beginning, but it always felt we were like one step behind. They had good depth,” said South point guard Pavneet Brar, who had 12 points. Manpreet Nijjar also contributed 11 points to the Rebels’ scoreline. South did a good job managing Oak Bay’s superiority under the basket, but when the Breakers were forced to the perimeter, they made their shots, Brar said. “(Oak Bay) had too much going on,” added Brar. Trailing 37-21 at the half, South made a minicomeback at the restart, but didn’t have the firepower to overtake the Victoria school. “What really sunk us was they hit three threes in a row late in the third quarter,” said South coach Merv Magus, who is appearing in his first senior provincial after 44 years of coaching high school ball. “We were catching up a little and then boom, boom, boom.” In 2007, Magus coached a team of Rebel girls to eighth place at the junior basketball provincials. “I just look at it as another tournament. It’s the last one of the season,” said Magus. “But, it’s a prestige thing. … You get some reward for having a pretty good season.”
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Clan senior named player of the year Clan versus Kamloops in hockey semifinal
NayoRaincock-Ekunwe capped her final season at Simon Fraser University as the Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the year. Raincock-Ekunwe finished the regular season as the conference’s third leading scorer, averaging 16.9 points per game and the top rebounder with 12.7 boards per. The fifth-year senior leads the NCAA Division II with a 66.1 field goal percentage. She also ranks third in rebounding and in double-doubles, with 18. Raincock-Ekunwe earned first-team all-conference honours for the third straight year. She is just the second player in conference history to accomplish that feat, joining Rebecca Kielpinski of Alaska Anchorage (200709). Raincock-Ekunwe, Montana State Billings guard Bobbi Knudsen and Northwest Nazarene
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Player of the year: SFU senior Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe was named the Great Northwest Conference female basketball player of the year.
forward Megan Hingston were the only unanimous selections. Knudsen was also a repeat selection from last year’s first team. Simon Fraser guard Erin Chambers was selected the Great Northwest defensive
player of the year. Chambers helped lead a Clan defense that allowed a conference-low 55.0 points per game. Joining Chambers on the second all-star team was fifth-year guard
Kristina Collins. SFU will play the quarter-final winner between third-seeded Montana State Billings and sixth seed Seattle Pacific in Lacey, Washington on Friday.
Settling for silver:
Wesburn Tigers’ Ian McDonald, right, delivers a nice pass in a silver2 4District Commonwealth Cup final against Richmond at Burnaby Lake Sports ComplexWest on Sunday. The two teams played to a 1-1 draw, with Shawn Crosby scoring the regulationtime goal for the Tigers. Richmond won the cup in a shootout.
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Simon Fraser University will open the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League playoffs at home tonight (Friday), beginning at 7:30 p.m. The second-place Clan club will be playing a home-and-home series against Thompson Rivers University this weekend. If necessary, a tiebreak game will be played on Sunday in Burnaby at 6 p.m. SFU won all five matchups with the Kamloops club during the regular season, but all bets are off in the post season, said Clan head coach Mark Coletta. The two most recent wins have both been close, including a shootout win at Thompson Rivers last month and a narrow 6-4
win at home last weekend. “Any time the playoffs start, it’s 0-0,” Coletta said. “They’ll have a full lineup. They played injured in four or five games in the first semester. They’re tough, hard to play against and stingy.” Winning in the old Memorial Arena in Kamloops is also a hardship, Coletta added. “It’s a historic building and small to say the least. You’ve got to be prepared for more physical elements of the game. … You can’t get lost in a rink like that,” he said. League champion Selkirk College will face the defending playoff champion University of Victoria in the other semifinal. The two winners will then meet in best-of-three series, beginning on March 15.
Ice dancers miss top 10 at jr. worlds Canadian junior ice dance champions Madeline Edwards and ZhoaKai Pang left a lot of points on the ice at the International Skating Union World junior figure skating championships in Milan, Italy. Edwards and 17-yearold partner Pang from Burnaby were sixth following the short program, but fell to 12th after the free dance portion of the event last weekend. Edwards and Pang performed a personal best 135point total at a Grand Prix event last year. The B.C. Centre of Excellence pair managed just 117.65 points at this year’s worlds. Russia’s Alexandra
Stepanova and Ivan Bukin garnered more than 150 points to win the ice dance gold. Canada’s Mackenzie Bent and Burnaby-born Garrett MacKeen were fourth following a 55.88 personal-best score in the short program. The Ontario couple placed fifth overall with a 128.79 total. In the junior men’s final, former Burnaby resident Nam Nguyen finished in 12th spot following a personal-best 172.58 point total that placed him ninth overall. Nguyen also skated a best-ever freeskate that garnered him 119.15 points in the long program at the junior worlds.
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all-around, with wins on beam and floor, second on bars and third on vault. Gina Rimar was second all-around, winning bars, placing second on beam and fourth on both vault and floor. Claire Bezdan and Ana Clara Feldman finished fourth and fifth in the all-around. Bezdan had a best third on bars and floor, while Feldman won the vault and was second on floor.
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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
FOSTER PARENTS RETIRED, New 2 Perego Infant Seats $200, Toddler Car Seat $50, 1 Carriage Bassinet/ Stroller $150. 604-473-9006 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477
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LOVING 4 yr old long haired cat needs a new home with adults where he is the only pet. 604-531-1123
RESCUES FROM Overseas need homes. Offers or Fosters 778-297-4470 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Cancer June 21-July 22: Intellectual, travel, cultural, religious or philosophical elements continue to guide you, especially Sunday/Monday, when these – and gentle love – tug your sleeve. However, start no new projects nor relationships before March 17 – stick with ongoing or past situations. Ambition kicks in Tuesday to Thursday noon – all looks smooth, but a “contrary element” lurks – perhaps a co-operator or partner is against the creative elements you’ve introduced, but isn’t ready to say so, yet. Social joys enter Thursday p.m. to Saturday – popularity, wish fulﬁllment, light romance arrive. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: A doorway to mystery faces you – enter to collect clues about your subconscious urges, directions, for the whole decade ahead. E.g., visit a psychic, counsellor or advisor. Although you should not begin any ﬁnancial project (or ANY important project!) before March 17, this is an excellent week – especially Sunday/Monday – to research, investigate and study the arenas you want to operate in. E.g., study investments, but make no choices before March 17. Your sexual urge climbs. Wisdom, gentle love visit you midweek. Show higher-ups what you can do, Thursday p.m. to Saturday. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Relationship’s “meaning” stands before you Sunday/Monday. You might renew a former link, in love or practical areas. But don’t begin a new relationship – it would not last long, and be rather fruitless. Don’t begin anything new before March 17. Life’s mysteries, sexual drives, ﬁnancial astuteness, health diagnoses, dreams and subconscious urges ﬁll midweek. (You’ve noticed, probably, that sex has changed – a friendly but unpredictable note, and some stress, has entered this area. A far different relationship awaits you, and this is part of the river pushing you toward it.)
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Aries March 21 - April 19: Continue to rest, lie low, and contemplate the mysteries of the universe, especially Sunday/Monday, when you can be extra tired. (These days might also bless you with a government-related breakthrough, an invitation to join management, or success with/in an institution. Your energy rises nicely Tuesday/Wednesday: tackle chores – more correctly, obligations – that have daunted you previously. (E.g., visiting an unpleasant family member.) Chase money Thursday eve to Saturday – your luck’s mildly good, except early Friday. All week, avoid new starts. Seek (or give) therapy, advice. Taurus April 20-May 20: Wishes can still come true, Taurus, if they connect to the past – e.g., hope I can meet that attractive person again. An old social group might return. Life was once good, and it will be good again. Sunday/Monday, your popularity, optimism and delight grow! But retreat for a second wind Tuesday to Thursday noon; rest, contemplate (don’t plan) and deal with agencies, government, head ofﬁce, admin tasks. Your energy surges Thursday afternoon to Saturday – your charisma gives you clout, the ability to get things done. Call in favours. But DON’T start new ventures or relationships. Gemini May 21-June 20: Start nothing new. The accent remains on your career, standing in the community, dealing with bosses, VIPs and parents – and your own role in these. (E.g., how’s your parenting going?) You’re ambitious, and Sunday/Monday hint at the birth of a new career venture. But let this “new” venture be a resurrection of a past, perhaps abandoned goal – and enlist familiar people, not new faces. E.g., if you’ve wanted to operate heavy machinery for some years, now you get the chance to proceed. Happiness, popularity, optimism ﬁll midweek. Retreat for a good rest Thursday eve to Saturday.
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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Wrap up outstanding chores this week – start Sunday/Monday, don’t delay! March 20 will begin a month of new opportunities, horizons, and perhaps, relationships. Do the work now, so you’ll be free to pursue these bright new things when they come. Finish only – don’t start anything (or anybody) new before March 17. Midweek gives you a clue about late March/April: relationships ﬂow smoothly (though, almost unseen, a deep change in your home affects relationships, and will, all this decade). Mysteries, sexual urges, ﬁnancial exigencies ﬁll Thursday noon onward. Someone’s coming! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Midweek (TuesdayThursday) brings chores, hints that a major new task or employment lies ahead. But start nothing before March 17. Meanwhile, romance, creative urges, pleasure and beauty, risk and reward ﬁll this week. But let it be an ongoing romance (or contact an old ﬂame). In risk, taking a position in the stock market, then clearing it in a day or three, wins – but buying to hold can disappoint. All these wonderful things – romance, creativity, winning, et al – blossom splendidly Sunday/ Monday. Relationships ﬁll Thursday noon to Saturday. Be ﬂexible, diplomatic and eager. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The accent continues on home, nest egg, security, kids, nutrition, retirement, gardening and nature. Avoid new starts in these or any area this week. Instead, especially Sunday/Monday, renew family contacts, shore up old landscaping, restart abandoned repairs, or deal with ongoing situations. Your romantic (and beauty) sensors come alive Tuesday to Thursday: treat this as a hint of what’s to come (very soon, after March 19) rather than as “the thing itself.” If you’re in a relationship, enjoy it! Work and health concerns arrive Thursday noon to Saturday: all’s smooth.
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March 10 - 16, 2013 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The accent continues on communications, details, paperwork, applications and reports, short trips, casual acquaintances. This is a talk period, not a do period. DON’T start anything, especially Sunday/Monday, and especially in these zones. E.g., don’t buy a mobile phone or order printed stationery, etc. This is not merely a delay: it hints, to a degree, that you simply should not be expanding this area at all this year. Sink into your home, soul, deepest thoughts midweek: contemplate where you’re really going, what’s really important. Romance strikes Thursday p.m. to Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Money, earnings, costs, possessions remain in focus.Watch these all week, but do not attempt to expand them – don’t ask for a raise, or purchase anything big (lemons abound). Sunday/ Monday might spark a “redo” of an old money project. Midweek brings friends, talks, trips, and all sorts of minor interesting bits and pieces of information: be a sponge, soak up facts, ﬁgures. Contact old friends, visit old ‘hoods. Thursday p.m. to Saturday ﬁnds you a bit weary, so take naps, rest, be with family, visit your garden, contemplate. Soon, you’ll become ultraactive! Romance? Soon! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy and charisma remain high – in fact, they soar Sunday/Monday: you’re the star, and everybody knows it! This doesn’t mean you should command everyone to jump into a new project – start nothing major before the 17th. So enjoy this week. Aim your efforts toward collecting past debts and favours (Tuesday to Thursday) and re-connecting with those you might have slighted or ignored in times past (Thursday p.m. to Saturday). Midweek gives you a hint of a money trend that will apply now to late April – more will pour in, and more out: remain aware, be a disciplined spender. email@example.com • Reading: 604-886-4808
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STND POODLE Pups, great fam pets, non-shed, hypo-allergenic, pics avail, $900, 250-819-4876
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Clean, S/W facing, 734 sq. ft., ground level, corner. 55+ building, 20 years old. Queens Park Place. D/G windows, gas F/P, new carpets, paint, garburator, phantom screens on 2 patios, mirrored doors, S/S appliances, pantry, amenities room, guest suite, sitting room, exercise room. Close to shopping, hospital, park. MLS# V985402
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PIZZA FRANCHISE QUICK SALE Due to medical reasons. New equip + lease hold improvements. $93,000 interested parties to meet in person. 604-729-4089
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
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IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
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IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $399,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Norma Diane Lowenstein also known as Norma Diana Lowenstein, Norma D. Lowenstein and Norma Lowenstein, Deceased, late of #303 - 5667 Smith Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia who died on July 2, 2012 at Burnaby, British Columbia, are hereby required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned at 510 - 1040 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 4H1, on or before March 30, 2013, after which the Executors will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which the Executors then have notice. Carolyn M. Coleclough, solicitor for Robin Isan Lowenstein and Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, Executors for the Estate
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $219,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
Chilliwack STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $76,500 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
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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
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
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400 PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
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UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $375K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272 5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788 REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
NORTH DELTA 5 BR, 5 baths hse, Built in 2005, 3129 sqft, $649,000, nr ammens, 604-614-7591
PALM DESERT: 4BDRM/3BTH 73860 White Stone Lane 4 Bdrm, 3 full baths, Pool, Spa, outdoor Grill, in center of Shadow Mountain Golf Course, large yard, 8 citrus trees, great views North & South, all amenities, remodeled with all high end appliances & high quality fixtures, 2 high efficient furnaces & air conditioners, on dead end short street with little traffic & fairways on both sides of home, selling furnished. $795,000. email: email@example.com
THOM CREEK Ranch. 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 $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068
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
211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $375K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
S. Surrey/ White Rock
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$739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
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
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $545,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617 ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608 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 GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6020
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BBY S. 1 BR $760, 6187 Kingsway, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi, Now/Apr 1, 604-818-1129
COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, No pets. $740. Feb 1. 604-939-9281. TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
Lots & Acreage
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720. Immed/Mar 1. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Now. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.
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561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, underground parking, close to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall. No Pets.
CALYPSO COURT SURREY 2 4615sf NEW RF12 building lots, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637
1030 - 5th Ave, New West
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
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SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612
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 $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
Bachelor & 1 BR Starting at $700 & up.
FRANCA VILLA APTS, COQ W. 1005 Ridgeway Ave. 1 or 2 BR, lrg ste, nr transit & Lougheed Mall, security camera’s & caretaker on site. N/s, N/p. Call 604-931-4648, 604-889-8534 or 604-936-4774
2BR/1.5BA BBY Lougheed Stn. Highrise, u/g prkg, NS, NP. Avail now. $1100 mo. 604-298-7610. 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
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LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
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1010 6th Ave, New West Suites 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 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
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. $250 MOVE-IN BONUS. From $825 $1,175. Call (604) 724-8353. NEW WEST 1 BR g/lvl apt $775/mo incls heat, light, cable, laundry. Apr 1. Also upper bachelor suite in my home, $650 inc cbl/heat/light. Imed 604-780-0048 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge
BBY 13 Ave, 2 BR, f/bath, hrdwd. Avl now. $900 incls utils, N/s, N/p. 604-544-6641or 604-782-7062 BBY E. Newer 3 BR g/lev, 2 bath, W/D, alarm, radiant heat. NS/NP. Ref. $1100. Apr1. 604-723-5844 BBY, HIGHGATE. Bright 1 BR, quite area. Ns/Np, No w/d. $650/mo incl hydro/cbl. April 1. 604-522-6773, 778-320-6773 BBY S. 1 BR gl, sep kitch, dining rm, liv rm, 950sf, own W/D. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335 BBY S. Highgate, 2 BR bsmnt, super clean, no lndry, incl hydro, N/s, N/p. Av Apr 1.604-525-9821
Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!
office: 604-463-0857 cell: 604-375-1768
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
BBY S Royal Oak/Rumble 2 BR bright bsmt suite, w/d, lge kit, full bath, n/s, n/p. Available now. $1100 incls utils. 604-434-1288
BBY SFU area, Top flr Duplex, lrg 3 BR, 1.5 bath, new paint. By transit. $1295 incls utls, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. Immed. 604-444-3365
COQ. 1 BR g/l, own W/D, alarm. $800 incls utls. NS/NP. Nr SFU, Lough’d Mall. Ap 1. 604-931-8308
Renovated high rise, concrete building. Suites available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
1 Br. Apt., $775/mo., Large Balcony, Updated, Near Transit & Amens. Small Pet Available OK. Now!
St Andrews Street Call 604.202.2420
Houses - Rent
BBY, N. Willingdon Hghts. 3 BR, 2000sf, 2 lev whole house, 4 appls, garage. Very clean. $1800. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-671-0701 BBY, 14TH & Mary, 5 BR, pets ok, $1600, Apr 1. 604-572-4442 or evenings 778-552-2553 BBY NORTH 3 BR + 1 BR full bsmt, fncd yd, dbl garage, 4 appls, nr schls/SFU, rec ctr & shops h/w flrs, Refs. $2200. 604-987-0638
COQ CAPE HORN, Lrg Reno’d 2 BR, w/d, $1000 incls utils, cbl & alrm. Immed. small pets neg. nr bus & ammens, n/s, 604-880-7237
COQ. Spac 1 BR gr lev, W/D, storage, prkg. Nr trans/shops. Apr 1. $650. NS/NP. 604-931-7432 COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136 N WEST Massey Hts 2BR bsmt ste, bright/clean, share w/d, nr transit/shops, ns, np. Av now. $975 incls utils. 604-526-4764
NEW WEST 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $500 incls utls. NS/NP. Near Douglas Coll. 604-525-4298 NEW WEST, Queensboro, 1 BR, Newly Reno’d, incls utils & sat tv. $550. Clean/quiet, Av now. N/P. 778-578-2585 or 778-829-7675 NEWPORT VILLAGE, Pt Moody, 1400 sq ft, 3 BR upper level, 1 ½ baths, hardwd flrs, N/s, N/p, Avl now. $1450, refs. 604-725-4133
POCO FURN’D 1 BR $1000 or 2 BR ste $1400 includes utls, W/D. NS/NP. Darryl 778-240-5810
COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277
KING ALBERT COURT
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
1300 King Albert, Coq
COQ CTR 3 BR, 1 ½ baths, f/bsmnt, fncd yrd, quiet CDS, N/s, N/p, Apr 1, $1650. 604-461-9995
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
POCO SPAC 3 BR Rancher, pet ok, nr ammens, big fncd yard, $1600, Avail Now. 604-720-7299
COQ 2 BR twnhse, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $970. 604-939-9281.
Office 604- 936-3907
Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
office: 604-939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178 2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 3 BR Apartment Available Now
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
320-9th St, New West
CALL 604 715-7764
Bayside Properties Services
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
BBY ROOMS avail, w/d, n/s, n/p. Prof person. $475 & $500 incls util, pkng. Av now. 604-434-5578
BBY CAPITAL HILL Lrg 1BR, Furn’d share/kitchen/liv room, W/D. $550 incls utls, cable, net. Av Apr 1. NS/NP. 604-708-1157
ROOM-MATE, PARKLIKE setting in lrg house, parking avail, $650/mo incls all. 604-356-5225
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail March 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca SRY, 15155 62A Ave. Spac 3 BR, 2 baths, w/d. N/s, n/p. $1595/mo. Avail Immed. 604-861-7757
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.
N WEST 728 12th St, 800sf commercial space or heated storage. $750. Byron 604-726-0153
# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION
By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
Hardwood Floor Refinishing SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES
* HOUSE & HOME CLEANING * We are licensed, bonded & insured. $25/hr. 604-700-9218
COQ, COMO LAKE. Newer 1 BR bsmt ste. Priv laundry & entry. $700/mo + sh’d utils. Avail Mar 15 Near bus & amens. 604-939-6765
BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2300. Avail May 1. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960
401 Westview St, Coq CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
* HOUSE & Home Cleaning * We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. $25/hr. (604)700-9218
EWA’S CLEANING SERVICE Excellent references 604-585-4440 or 778-878-7760
★ Specialist in Removal ★ Replacement ★ Forming ★ Exposed Aggregate ★ Sidewalks ★ Driveways ★ Patios & Stamp Concrete Over 35 Years Experience For Free Estimates please call Thomas 604-897-5071
Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. • Call 604-240-3408 AKAL CONCRETE. Renos, driveways, stairs, floors, forming, landscaping. 778-881-0961
VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
NO HST! til Mar. 31 (max. 400*) $
• Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
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atyourhomeservicesgroup.ca A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
A Semi Retired Tradesman Build or Repairs - small jobs only. Richard • 604-377-2480 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
Save Your Dollars
✓ RenoRite 604 451 0225
For all your electrical needs.
Call 604.808.5445 Contractor No. LEL0201238 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 Electrical • Power • Lighting New or Renovations. Insured. Lic #18870 • 604-728-4336 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
West Coast Cedar Installations New, repaired or rebuilt ★ Fences & Decks ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
Bath Kitchen Suites & More
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444
Lawn & Garden
Gardening Services Lawn Maintenance Landscape Design Residential & Commercial William KIM • 28 years exp.
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PAUL’S PAINTING Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs Free Est. 604-779-6978 www.alljobslandscaping.com 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 Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302
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SAVE 20% when you book your Interior or Exterior paint job by April 29. ★ Marc 778-867-0179
SUNDECKS & RENOS Vinyl & cedar treated decks. 604 376 3192 www.olmani.ca
A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
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Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yd clean-up. Free Est, Work Safe BC Ins 604-710-9670
TEXTURE and drywall repair. Ceilings and walls. I price it, I fix it. Geza at 604-992-2342
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020 AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
NO HST! til Mar. 31 (max. 400*)
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
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Renovations & Home Improvement
EUROPE RENOVATION Quality workmanship Reliable finish product Customer satisfaction kitchen & bathroom renos flood restoration-flooring basement addition windows-doors Visit: europerenovation.com or Call: 778-233-5726
TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
• Framing • Flooring • Deck Repairs • Painting • Drywall •Tiling firstname.lastname@example.org
All Work Guaranteed Senior’s Discount
OLMANI ‘‘Good to the Last Nail' Bath & Kitchen Renovations, Additions Interior & Exterior Home Repair, Sundecks 604-376-3192 www.olmani.ca A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
Winter Specials $ 3 ROOMS 299 (Walls Only)
D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832
Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates
Call Now: 780-6510
★ Sundecks & Stairs ★ Form work, Int/Ext finishing ★Mike 604-290-3082★
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Sports & Imports
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 email@example.com
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP, 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $9500. 604-241-0357
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
*Must be mentioned at time of booking estimate to receive no HST offer ACCREDITED BUSINESS
1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $3900. 604-723-3654
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $5,850. 604-591-8566
2006 BMW 325 130,000 kms, $18,750. manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMG ROOFING & SIDING
10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
2006 Volvo XC70 2.5T Automatic, 147,000 kms, fully loaded, meticulous, Willow Green, 1 driver, Call Ken 604841-2324, $18,000 OBO
❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup ❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s
Isaac ★ 604-727-5232
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $13,500. 604 945-0376
Scrap Car Removal
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Targa Manual 109,000 kms Amazon blue/tan interior. Second owner, lovingly maintained, all service records/ 11 years. Excellent mechanics and body. Offers considered. $19,900 email: email@example.com
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
HOUR 2Service From Call
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
(604) 209-2026 Domestic
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PTV TILE INSTALLATIONS Ceramic Tile, Porcelain, Slate, 20 Yrs Exp. Santo 778-235-1772
2006 PONTIAC Wave, 4 door hatchback, automatic. 121,000+ kms. 1 owner, no accidents. Winter tires included. Excellent condition! $5000. 778-668-7854
Pruning and Removals * Full range of Landscape Services available * Stump Grinding - Insured & Licensed
LEASE OR BUY PRE-OWNED Vans or Trucks - Huge Selection. Roger Coombes 604-257-3139 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2H
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $6,000. 778-737-3890
THE SCRAPPER 604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC E
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2005 40’ Vectra Cummings Diesel Pusher,Freightliner Evolution Chasis,air ride & independant front suspetion,tow package, 33610 mi.3 slides auto everything-awnings,levelling jacks,sunvisors,floor cover, retactable cord & hose etc. Air (Jake) brakes,King sleep # bed, Washer/Dryer, Lge slide out storage. Heated storage, $119,900, 778 835-3455.
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
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Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
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2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.
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
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039
2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $43,900, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
Family Owned & Operated
Disposal & Recycling
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $5,600 obo 604-786-6495
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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
Sports & Imports
2009 KIA Spectra, 4 dr, pwr group, 66K, grey on grey, a/c, cruise, $8,100. 604-439-9840.
2001 TOYOTA Sienna LE. 170k local km. Only $5,900! Excl cond, with spare Winter tires. Serviced by Toyota. Call 604-365-3008
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
2007 Nissan Titan, automatic, 112,000 Kms, mint condition, 4 door, champagne color, on grey interior. Very clean car with no accidents, very well taken care of (recently detailed), all maintenance done on time and everything is up to date. Call Navid 778-882-6443 $16,000 OBO
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $23,900. 604-999-4097 A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
M&S Home Improvements
Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. Call 604-521-1567
Magic Star Painting
1928 FORD 1/4 ton Roadster P/U, older restoration, recent updates, drives nice, $16,000. No trades. 1926 Ford Model T, 2 dr, 4 pass, 70% restored, All parts to complete, $7000. 604-308-9976
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 HOT WATER tanks from $740 HOT WATER tanks fromboilers, $759 installed. Repairs & install installed. Repairs & Lic install boilers, furnace, gas fitting. & insured. furnace, gas fitting. Lic & insured. West City Ltd @ 604-518-8054 West City Ltd @ 604-518-8054
• Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs
A Eastcan Roofing & Reno’s Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324
BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rate. firstname.lastname@example.org
Collectibles & Classics
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P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES
LAWNS CUT, power raking, aerating, hedge trim, pruning, gardening, fertilizing, yard clean-up, rubbish removal. (604) 773-0075.
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms 2.4LGDI DOHC- $22,600 email: email@example.com 604-794-3428
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2007 TRAIL Lite Model TL8230, Light Weight. New cond. 1 owner. Extras. $16500 604 224 4927
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Simply Organic Frontier Spices Glass Bottle
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Danone Activia Yogurt
250g • product of Asia
Pastificio Di Martino Organic and Whole Wheat Pasta
8 pack 100g
product of Canada
500g • product of Italy
Balderson Aged Cheddar Cheese
Cascades Pocket Tissue Enviro Pack
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Health Care Department A. Vogel VegOmega-3
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All Butter Chocolate Chip or Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Boiron Sabalia for Seasonal Allergies
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package of 12
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Organic Whole Wheat Bread
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Traditional Medicinals Organic Tea
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Choices’ Own Classic Potato Salad
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Island Farms Ice Cream
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1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna 250.862.4864
2615 W. 16th Vancouver 603-736-7522