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Royalty drops by the village Queen Victoria made her annual pilgrimage to Burnaby Village on, of course, Victoria Day. Crowds enjoyed entertainment, cake and historical tours during the day’s festivities. For more photos go to www. burnabynow.com. Larry Wright/burnaby now
Burnaby’s homeless population down slightly Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Results for the 2011 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count were released Tuesday, and numbers in Burnaby are down slightly. According to preliminary numbers from the 2011 count, Burnaby has 73 homeless people, four of whom were counted in shelters. (The report noted that although Burnaby has no permanent year-round shelter, the extreme weather response shelter was open on the night of the count.) Burnaby’s total was down slightly from 2008, when the final count showed a total
of 86, including accompanying children. Wanda Mulholland of the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness said the decrease reflects the effectiveness of the Progressive Housing Society’s work with local homeless people. “It’s true that the numbers for Burnaby are a little lower, and I think that speaks to the effectiveness of the Progressive Housing Society’s homeless outreach program,” she said, adding the non-profit group has helped 1,425 homeless people and 205 have been housed since 2008. (Of those 205, 89 have been housed more than once. While reasons vary, good housing is difficult to find, Mulholland added, and
some people need a lot of support to keep their homes.) “I think that service is working,” Mulholland said. “I think that’s part of why those numbers are down a bit.” As for the rest of the region, Mulholland pointed out that the number of people who were found in shelters was up by 76 per cent in municipalities surrounding Burnaby. “I think this really shows that shelters are the first step and that the housing continuum has had a really positive impact,” she said. The count is a snapshot of the region’s homeless population, created by vol-
unteers who go out and literally count homeless people during a 24-hour period. Tuesday’s report shows the preliminary numbers, and the final count may change slightly. Across the region, 2,623 homeless people were counted on March 16 this year, including people sleeping outside and in shelters. That’s down slightly from 2008, when 2,660 people were counted. The 2011 count showed a reduction in the number of people sleeping in parks or and streets and an increase in those sheltered, suggesting that the numbers haven’t changed much, but more people are moving indoors.
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Construction is underway at the new Eastburn Centre, which will be roughly double to size of the Bonsor Recreation Complex. Completion of the project is estimated for the fall of 2012. Larry Wright/ burnaby now
New centre is on track for 2012 opening $38 million 90,000 sq. ft. complex will sport a six-lane lap pool, double gym, youth centre and fitness room Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
While it might look like just a big hole in the ground to residents of the Edmonds area, the Eastburn Community Centre is well on track towards completion. Demolition and removal of the old community centre has been completed since the contract for constructing the new Edmonds pool and community centre was awarded in January, according to Burnaby parks, recreation and cultural services director Dave Ellenwood. The foundation pilings have also been poured, he added, and the next step is pouring the foundation forms. “Then ... the structure of the building will start to take place,” he said. Formwork is taking place over the next few weeks, he
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said, and drainage infrastructure is next. The Edmonds neighbourhood is one that really needed a new facility, according to Ellenwood. “The neighbourhood is growing and rejuvenating,” he explained in an interview last summer. “A need was identified in recreation studies for a new pool there.” The building contract went to Smith Brothers & Wilson (B.C.) Ltd., which put forward the lowest bid at $32,062,690. The total construction portion of the project was estimated to cost $38 million. Going with the lowest bid, which is a common practice for the city of Burnaby, ensures the city gets “the best bang for our buck,” Mayor Derek Corrigan said when the contract was awarded last December. Corrigan thanked Ellenwood, engineering director Lambert Chu, and planning and building director Basil Luksun for their hard work on the project. “Everyone in that community is really looking forward to this,” Coun. Paul McDonell said at the meeting. “It is something the community has been waiting for awhile,” Coun. Sav Dhaliwal said of the project.
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The pool is only one-third of the new 90,000 sq. ft. centre, which includes community space and a double gymnasium. It will be a six-lane pool 25 m. lap pool, Ellenwood said, with space for lessons and public use, as well as competitive swimming. There will also be a leisure pool, hot tub and sauna, according to a city staff report. The double gym will provide more space for badminton, basketball and floor hockey, Ellenwood said. A multipurpose area is also included in the plan, as well as space for childcare, studio space, a youth centre, martial arts, and space for seniors. A fitness room is also included. The new centre will be about double the size of the Bonsor Recreation Complex, Ellenwood said. Bonsor was the last community centre built in Burnaby, in the late ‘80s. The project also includes 200 parking spaces, which will require street upgrades, according to a staff report. The project is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012.
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A large coyote was spotted in South Burnaby during daylight hours about two weeks ago, according to Burnaby resident Michael Taulbut. The sighting was around the same time that two coyotes were spotted during the day in the Royal Oak neighbourhood. The recently reported sighting took place near Cumberland Street and Eighth Avenue in the mid-morning hours, according to Taulbut, along with another sighting a few weeks’ before. “There was another one roaming a few blocks away about two or three weeks before this one, at 9 a.m.,” Taulbut wrote in an email to the NOW. “We see coyotes on a regular basis two or three times a year. “I think this is the third time this year we’ve seen them in the Victory Heights neighborhood, always during the day,” he added. Debbie Cusker, who lives on Pearl Avenue near Oakland Avenue, said she saw the pair twice on May 10, between 5 and 8:30 p.m. She was particularly concerned as the animals usually wait until nightfall to enter populated areas, she said. “This is not an unusual occurrence to see coyotes, skunks and raccoons, but usually we see them late at night or early in the morning, not in broad daylight,” she wrote in an email to the NOW. “This is becoming a regular occurrence.”
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Cusker believes the coyotes are coming from Deer Lake Park and wanted to warn pet owners in the area to be aware of the problem. The sightings come a month after the Stanley Park Ecology Society held a presentation at Suncrest Elementary School in Burnaby, after a video was posted on YouTube showing a coyote following a woman and her small dog near the school. Co-Existing with Coyotes is a program developed by the Stanley Park Ecology Society in cooperation with the Vancouver Parks Board and B.C.’s Ministry of Environment. “We look at the nature of the concern and provide the appropriate outreach and education necessary,” said Phil Dubrulle, program coordinator of Co-Existing with Coyotes, in an interview with the NOW in April. “We act as a liaise to receive information, assess it and then make some decisions about what course of action needs to be taken. Now is a time of particular concern to the society, as it is the coyotes’ denning season. “With new pups to protect, coyote behaviour shifts so that they may become more territorial close to den sites,” Dubrulle said in a press release. Denning season takes place between April and June. Pups emerge from dens four to five weeks after birth. Anyone who sees a coyote, or a den or pups in the area, is advised to contact the program’s hotline at 604-681-9453.
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Cops to face civilian oversight Criminologist backs creation of independent police watchdog Brent Richter staff reporter
The long-criticized practice of police in B.C. investigating themselves following police incidents that result in death or serious injury may soon be coming to an end. Solicitor General Shirley Bond announced last week that the province will create a civilian-led Independent Investigations Office to handle those serious incidents in the future. Creating such an office was one of the key recommendations in the Braidwood Report, following the Taser-related death of Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver International Airport. The announcement is winning praise from Rob Gordon, head of Simon Fraser University’s criminology department. Gordon said civilianled investigations of police have been in place in other provinces and outside of Canada, and the idea has been a long time coming in B.C. “It creates a system that ensures that investigators of a serious incident involving the police are going to be able to do that independently at arm’s length from the police community,” Gordon said.
New track approved The City of Burnaby is taking steps to protect the knees of joggers and walkers at Confederation Park. Council approved funding for a rubberized track at the park, to replace the current gravel and sand track. The city has budgeted $763,840 for the project, including HST. It is a very heavily used track, Coun. Sav Dhaliwal pointed out, and once the weather gets wet, there is a problem with potholes and puddles. It requires constant maintenance, according to a report from city staff, particularly in the winter. The rubberized track will also provide better support for runners’ joints, members of council added. A lighting system will also be installed. The project should take from June to August to complete. – Janaya Fuller-Evans
Under the legislation that will create the office, chiefs of police and RCMP detachment commanders must refer any police involved incidents of death or injury to the office. The office will be responsible for conducting criminal investigations of police incidents. Previously, municipal police or RCMP from another part of the province would typically handle those investigations. The office will be headed by a person who has never been in law enforcement and staffed, at first, by former police officers with investigation experience, though
they must have been out of policing for at least five years. Gordon said that while independent investigations are a progressive and necessary step, creating such an office may be as much about optics as accountability. “The image of police investigating police and there being some kind of conspiracy of silence or conspiracy of conclusion is oftentimes, I think, overdrawn. But this will clear it up once and for all,” he said. In addition to increased public scrutiny of police actions, Gordon said the
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candidates and put them in the Senate. When Prime Minister Stephen Harper had promised to reform the Harper promised Senate reform, we Senate by making it an elected body, thought he intended to try and improve and if he was serious about that promise it for Canada, not improve upon its use as a Conservative payoff/reward system. he would have at least waited until all the election signs had been Harper’s move to appoint pulled out of lawns before three defeated Tory candidates Burnaby NOW rewarding his team’s losers. to the Senate drew howls from And then there’s the case of opponents – as it should. defeated Conservative MP Josee Verner, It’s one thing to find retired politiwho receives severance of roughly cians – those who have gone on to do $116,000 and whom Harper immedisome good works in their retirement – it’s quite another to take newly defeated ately appointed to the $132,300 per year
Senate posting. Talk about double-dipping. Some pundits have suggested that Harper appointed the defeated Tories to incite the call for reform again, and to get the provinces involved. If he did, there’s certainly easier and less destructive ways of moving reform forward. We understand that all parties have used the Senate to reward members and as a guaranteed backup for government policies – but few seem to have used it
so quickly or so nakedly for their own interest as the Tories. The Senate has an opportunity to be a force for a judicious, sober second look at legislation – but if it is just a parking place for patronage, then it will continue to be a target for derision and jokes. If the government is serious about reform, it needs to ask the provinces to get Senators on the ballot for the next election. And it needs to lead the movement, not exploit the system for its own benefit.
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in the Interior or the North, they e finally have a sample take more votes away from the of public opinion for the first time since both B.C. Liberals than other parties. major provincial parties changed The Ipsos poll results are, in fact, almost a mirror image of leaders, and each of them can the results of the 1996 provincial take a lot of positives from the election, when the NDP had findings. fewer votes than the B.C The poll by IpsosLiberals but took power Reid showed the because it won more B.C. Liberals slightly Keith Baldrey seats. ahead of the NDP, The NDP victory occurred at 41 per cent to 39 per cent. But because the old Reform Party given the margin of error of 2.9 took almost 10 per cent of the per cent, what we have right vote and the old Progressive now is basically a dead heat. Democratic Alliance took more Considering where the B.C. than five per cent. Most of the Liberals stood with the pubvotes would have otherwise lic just a few months ago, the gone the B.C. Liberals’ way. party’s comeback is significant. Is the stage being set for a The poll’s findings show that a political party can recover with a similar occurrence come the next election, which may come as change at the top. early as September? But New Democrats, too, can It’s a distinct possibility, but take heart that they are on an there are a couple of other faceven competitive footing with tors to weigh here. First of all, their chief rivals. However, was the relatively strong showthe NDP must be particularly ing of the B.C. Conservatives pleased with the poll’s find(the poll gives them an eight ing that support for the B.C. point climb in support) partially Conservative Party is now a carry-over from the federal pegged at 10 per cent in the election, which was held just a polls. week before Ipsos began polling As I’ve noted in this voters? space in the past, if the B.C. And second, can the party Conservatives – or any other hang on to that level of support centre-right party – can start or will it drop if enough of its tracking in double digits when supporters begin to realize a it comes to voter support, they splitting of the centre-right vote become a serious threat to the elects the left-wing NDP, a sceB.C. Liberals’ continued hold on nario that presumably would power. While the B.C. Conservatives Poll Page 7 can eat into some NDP support
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR B.C. needs better deal on drugs Dear Editor:
The recently released study on the cost of generic drugs by UBC researchers points out the failure of the B.C. government to save its citizens over $150 million last year, when it did not adopt the same pricing model used by Ontario. The citizens of that province apparently pay 40 per cent less for generic drugs than we do in B.C. Faced with this critical finding by the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, the reaction of Health Minister Mike de Jong was that the B.C. government doesn’t intend to reduce the price of generic drugs to the level paid by Ontario. And why not? He stated that B.C. already has
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the lowest per capita cost for pharmaceuticals in Canada. Oh, well, I thought: We’re OK, then. But wait a minute! Doesn’t “lowest per capita cost” mean that collectively we don’t spend as much as other provinces for pharmaceuticals? And if we’re not spending as much, doesn’t that simply mean we’re healthier and therefore don’t need as many drugs? But for those drugs we do need, aren’t we still paying more than our Ontario friends? Goodness me, Mr. Minister, did you just try to mislead me? De Jong then commented on the different approaches to generic drug costs by pointing out that whereas Ontario “unilaterally” legislated the price, our business-friendly government in B.C. choose to “negotiate” an agreement that, he says,
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got us to the same level once you factor in the monitoring and enforcement costs that Ontario incurs. Oh, well that’s alright then, isn’t it? Hey! Just one darn minute! Did the minister of health just tell me that B.C. doesn’t spend any money on making certain the drug companies abide by the generic drug price agreement that the government negotiated? Is he kidding me? If Ontario is protecting the interests of its citizens, why isn’t B.C.? And while we’re at it, Mr. Minister, what about the standardization of health care across Canada? Aren’t drugs, generic or otherwise, part and parcel of our universal – repeat – universal health care system? If Ontario can get a better deal on generic drugs, why in the hell can’t the rest of us?! Bill Brassington, Burnaby
Proud of board’s gay policy
Re: District refuses to budge, Burnaby NOW, May 20 I am very proud to be employed in a district that is being pro-active in protecting human rights, particularly with regard to the safety and well-being of students in our schools. A clear, fair, educationally sound policy such as has been drafted for the Burnaby School District is a good start towards helping not only our students, but society in general to evolve towards being inclu-
sive of all. This topic will become a part of, not the sole focus, ongoing education in the area of global human rights. Addressed appropriately for age levels, circumstance and need, this curricular area will enhance school climates and programs. Thank you, Burnaby Board of Education. Jennie Boulanger, Burnaby teacher, Seaforth Elementary
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Re: Parents say issue doesn’t belong in schools, Burnaby NOW, May 13 I was disappointed to see the number of people actively protesting against 5.45. In the photo of last week’s paper, many of the protestors were older people. It seems to me that many people from older generations still consider homosexuality a crime. It is unfortunate that there are still people who lack the open-mindedness to accept change. Even my mother was ready to sign the petition against this policy without even really understanding what it is about. I am currently a Grade 12 high school student. We have a club that supports homosexual beliefs and relationships. There are gay/lesbian people in my school, but they are not treated any differently by the students or the teachers. But when it comes to parents, there is often the occasional frown when they hear that a student is gay. I am not saying that any particular belief is right or wrong. I am simply saying
would make the best premier, voters chose Premier Christy Clark by a wide margin over the NDP’s Adrian Dix. She bested him by a margin of 47 per cent to just 25 per cent. Dix’s low score is no doubt partially related to his relative anonymity compared to Clark. He will undoubtedly fare better on that question as he becomes better known. However, B.C. Liberals have to be pleased its leader is now more popular than the party or the government (which is still largely viewed quite negatively). Clark is a demonstrable asset to the party, in stark contrast to the situation with her predecessor, who
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Poll: Top parties in dead heat frighten a large number of Conservatives? A troubling sign for the B.C. Conservatives was the inane comments of its leader John Cummins, who told a Victoria radio show that he thinks people “choose” to be gay or straight. His comments reinforced the old stereotype of wacko right-wing politicians who can never attract support from beyond the fringes of the public. If he keeps making comments like those, his party will sink back to marginal status. Another key finding of the poll should put big smiles on the faces of B.C. Liberals. When asked who
seemed more of a drag than a boon on his party’s fortunes. Our political system is dominated by our leaders, which makes the question of who will make the best premier such an important one. As long as Clark can put up such high numbers on that question, her chances for success when she calls the next vote are significantly enhanced. But hey, this is just one poll, one snapshot of a lively political scene. There will be plenty more to come before the next election, but the results of this poll make one thing clear: the race is very much on. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.
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that 5.45 would give a new perspective to the students so they can better understand the world. Education expands one’s knowledge of the world. I think that learning to understand and accept various backgrounds is just as important as learning math and history.
that some people are “less than”, and then get upset when that behaviour is named for what it is: dangerous. It is not religious persecution, it is not bullying, it is calling a spade
a spade. The old credo of “Love the sinner, hate the sin” is garbage. Gender is not an action, gender is who you are as a person. They cannot be separated. If a reli-
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Kites delight neighbours Dear Editor:
Kudos to Lyndhurst Elementary School; to the vice-principal for supporting a new staff member’s excellent idea; to all the staff for agreeing to the new idea and “climbing on board”; to the teacher who came up with the brilliant plan to have all the students create their own kites. It brought pure joy to my husband and me to see all the students outside flying their kites as we drove past the playground Friday afternoon. Our pleasure continued throughout the weekend as our neighbourhood kids spent time with their friends, parents, and grandparents enjoying their kites. Brilliant! Ila Appleby, Burnaby
No pity for bullied bigots Dear Editor:
Re: Are beliefs ‘dangerous’?, Letters to the editor, Burnaby NOW, May 11 “In fact, by counselling children that they and their parents and friends hold “dangerous beliefs,” is this not a form of name-calling or bullying in itself?” This comment struck me as an example of how the religious right erroneously equates hate against homosexuals with intolerance of religious beliefs, when they are not, in any way, equal. One is about creating legislation and policies to protect persecuted children in school. The other is about protecting the rights of parents to freely teach hate without their children thinking poorly of them. The writers of this comment want public schools to OK bigotry because their religion teaches bigotry. They may express their hate in polite, articulate ways, but it is still hate. They teach their children
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The Shri Guru Ravidass Sabha is hosting a Nagar Kirtan parade on Saturday, May 28, starting at the temple on Gilley Avenue. Jason Lang/ burnaby now
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Burnaby’s Sikh temple is holding a Nagar Kirtan parade – a neighbourhood procession through the city singing hymns – this weekend. The Shri Guru Ravidass Sabha society’s parade is set for Saturday, May 28. It goes from the temple at 7271 Gilley Ave. through the Metrotown area, and back to the temple. “It’s growing every year,” Harjit Sohpaul, president of the society, said in a phone interview. The parade – which is in its fourth year – started with 1,000 attendees its first year. Sohpaul is expecting about 3,000 this year. “It’s one of a kind in Burnaby,” Sohpaul said. “Everybody enjoys it.” The parade starts at about 11 a.m. at the temple, heading towards Rumble Street,
then along Rumble Street to Royal Oak Avenue, heading on along Imperial Street, MacPherson Avenue, and back towards the temple along Beresford Street. The parade has many stops along the way, with complimentary food stalls along the route for those attending, according to Sohpaul. It should run till about 5 p.m. Tea and samosas will be available, he said. There will be between five and seven floats in all, with other groups such as schools, also participating in the parade. There will be speeches at the temple at 10 a.m., with local politicians participating, and other speeches along the way. Burnaby’s Mayor Derek Corrigan, along with other city councillors and dignitaries, will be speaking at the event, Sohpaul added. There is a no-stopping parking restriction for the route until the parade is finished.
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area, and only a few ever returned to the area. The museum is also exploring the history of the Powell Street Festival through a display of poster art. Pow! the art of the festival takes a journey through 35 years of the festival featuring the posters that celebrated it. There will also be some special programs offered in conjunction with the exhibitions.
Two film screenings are set: Minoru: Memory of Exile, on June 2 at 7 p.m.; and Ohanashi – The Story of Our Elders, on Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. The Japanese Canadian National Museum is at the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres. It’s open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Thursdays until 9 p.m. Check out www.jcnm.ca or call 604-777-7000.
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The Japanese Canadian National Museum is celebrating the history of Powell Street. The museum is featuring a new exhibit, Monogatari: Tales of Powell Street (19201941). The opening ceremony is set for Friday, May 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., and the exhibition runs from May 28 to Oct. 1. The exhibition explores the many tales of Powell Street – the pre-war commercial and residential district of the Japanese community in Vancouver. By 1921, most of Vancouver’s 4,000 Japanese residents lived within walking distance of the area. Baseball fans packed the Powell Grounds to watch the Asahi Baseball Team play, and children walked to Strathcona School and on to Japanese language school in the afternoon. In 1942, almost 22,000 people of Japanese ancestry were uprooted from their homes in B.C. during Second World War internment. Almost half of those came from the Powell Street
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ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS PUBLIC HEARING The Council of the City of Burnaby hereby gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing TUESDAY, 2011 MAY 31 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. 13, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12937 Rez. #11-15 4501 Kingsway Lot 1, DL 153, Group 1, NWD Plan BCP 47481 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C3 General Commercial District and RM5 Multiple-Family Residential District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C3 General Commercial District, RM5 Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Development Plan as guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Sovereign” prepared by Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the expansion of a permitted ﬁtness facility within the 3rd ﬂoor podium, relocation of the 4th ﬂoor pool within the hotel component, minor expansion of the residential lobby and relocation of the City’s non-proﬁt ofﬁce facility to the fourth ﬂoor roof deck. 2) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 14, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12938 Rez. #10-18 5292, 5312 and 5338 Beresford Street Lot 2, D.L. 98, Group 1, NWD Plan 4577; Lot 3, D.L. 98, NWD Plan 4577; Lot 4, Blk 13-15, D.L. 98, NWD Plan 2066 From: R5 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM3 Multiple Family Residential District and Royal Oak Community Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “5292, 5312, 5338 Beresford Street” prepared by Wilson Chang Architect) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a 32-unit low-rise apartment development with full underground parking. 3) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 15, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12939 Rez. #10-37 5250 and 5280 Grimmer Street West Half Lot 14: Except Part In Plan LMP18352, DL 94, Group 1, NWD Plan 720, Lot 84, DL 94, Group 1, NWD Plan 40533 From: M4 Special Industrial District and P8 Parking District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C9a Urban Village Commercial District and Royal Oak Community Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “5250 and 5280 Grimmer Street Development” prepared by Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a four-storey mixed use development with retail and residential at grade with residential uses above, including fully enclosed under-building and underground parking. 4) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 16, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12940 Rez. #10-34 4151 Norland Avenue Lot 61, D.L. 79 and 80, Group 1, NWD Plan 73491
From: P5 Community Institutional District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on P5 Community Institutional District, RM3 Multiple Family Residential District and Central Administrative Area Plan as guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Dania Home Complex Care” prepared by Neale, Staniszkis, Doll, Adams Architects) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the development of a new 68 bed complex care facility to replace the existing 67 bed Dania Home Care facility, as well as to indicate an additional 33 beds, as a future phase of rezoning and development. 5) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 17, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12941 Rez. #10-41 4700 Still Creek, Portion of 4855 Still Creek Drive, 2549 and 2650 Beta Avenue Parcel “C” (Bylaw Plan 60856) DL 124, Grp 1, Plan 1543, Parcel “B” (Ref. Pl. 4406), DL 124, Grp 1, Except: Part Subdivided By Plan 42351, NWD, Lot 5, DL 124, Grp 1, NWD Plan BCP25458, Lot A, Blk 1, Except: Part Subdivided By Plan 42037, DL 73, Grp 1, NWD Plan 4326 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M2 General Industrial District and M3a Heavy Industrial District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on M2 General Industrial District, and M3 Heavy Industrial District and in accordance with the development plan entitled “South Site: Still Creek Works Yard” prepared by Walter Francl Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to establish a speciﬁc plan of development for the City Works Yard in line with the conceptual plan being established through Rezoning Reference #09-16. 6) BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 18, 2011 - BYLAW NO. 12942 TEXT AMENDMENT The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw text amendment is to clarify certain aspects of the bylaw and make minor amendments in support of existing practices and Council policies regarding measurement of building depth in R Residential Districts, measurement of projections into the required yards, exclusion of drive-in restaurants in the C4 District, and ﬁrst storey frontage restrictions for banks and business and professional ofﬁces in the C8 and C8a Urban Village Commercial District (Hastings). 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, 2011 May 10 to Tuesday, 2011 May 31. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING D.R. Comis CITY CLERK
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he Burnaby-based Down Syndrome Research Foundation held its annual Josephine Mills Research Awards Gala on May 19 in Vancouver. Tickets for the black tie event were $195 per person, and proceeds go to help the foundation, which has its own MEG scanner. The award for exceptional contribution to research in Down Syndrome went to Dr. Lynn Nadel from the University of Arizona. Dr. Sam Doesburg received the Excellence in MEG Research in Developmental Neuroscience Award. Doesburg works with a hospital for sick children in Toronto. For more on the foundation, visit www.dsrf.org.
Students help students
A group of students at Burnaby Central Secondary are helping others south of the equator. Every year, Central’s Global Action Against Poverty group raises money to build schools in developing countries. This year’s funds will help build a school in Ecuador. The local students are holding their main fundraiser on Friday, June 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. It’s a festival called Me Gustan Las Fiestas. (My Spanish isn’t the greatest, but I’m guessing this means: I like fiestas?) Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Children 12 and under can get in with a minimum donation of $5. The show will have performances, live music and Spanish food. While you’re enjoying the entertainment, you’re helping kids in a developing country. For tickets, contact Margaret.Ritchie@sd41. bc.ca.
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I have another book to give away. Terrific Women Teachers, by Helen Wolfe, profiles 10 female teachers who helped change the world. The book is from Second Story Press and is part of The Women’s Hall of Fame Series, which features women from around the world who are leaders in their chosen field. Terrific Women Teachers appears to be geared towards young teens or tweens. One of the women profiled is Malalai Joya, an ex member of Afghanistan’s parliament that I have had the pleasure of interviewing in the past. Joya used to teach Here & Now Page 14
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Bloc party: Members of the Palme Theatre, a local Russian-speaking theatre troupe, will be performing Buratino, a musical play for children that is the Russian equivalent of Pinocchio, as part of the Russia Day celebration.
The Russians are coming! Andrew Fleming staff reporter
The Russians aren’t actually coming, they’re already happily ensconced here in Burnaby and have been for years. In Metro Vancouver, a city where socalled visible minorities nearly make up a majority, members of the Russian and former Soviet Bloc communities are perhaps less visibly obvious, but they still make up for a sizeable chunk of the cultural mosaic. According to the most recent census, Russian immigrants make up roughly 2.3 per cent of the population – nearly 50,000 people and certainly more than enough to support a massive, three-day celebration of all things Russian (with a side helping of Serbian culture for good measure) taking place in early June. “It is the biggest festival of its kind in the province,” said Russia Days spokesperson Andrey Ahachinsky proudly. “I went to Moscow three weeks ago to go to an international conference of Russian cultural supporters, and in Vancouver, we have one of the best organized communities.”
The event, now in its third year, kicks teers,” said Ahachinsky, who moved to off Thursday night, June 9, with an open- Canada from Ukraine in 1996. ing ceremony at the Russian Community “Singing, acting, gymnastics, we do all Centre in Strathcona. of them.” The real party gets rolling with a day Along with the food and theatre perlong family-friendly event on Saturday, formances for children, there will also June 11 at the Serbian Cultural be interactive arts and crafts Centre in Burnaby. live music, Gypsy “It is the biggest workshops, “There’s going to be a neverdancing, a Serbia versus Russia festival of its kind soccer showdown and much ending supply of food,” said Ahachinsky. in the province. more. “We are gathering all the Pretty much the only thing … In Vancouver, many people associate with best chefs that we know in town, and people who bake Russia that won’t be attendance we have one of and cook at home and then sell is a certain spirit made from the best their goods, they’re all going to fermented grain. be there. “There won’t be vodka organized “All the perogies and the because we have kids, and in communities.” cabbage rolls and borscht and respect to them, we’ll only be desserts. There will also be serving beer and wine,” said ANDREY AHACHINSKY kebobs barbecued outside.” Ahachinsky with a laugh. Russia Days organizer Ahachinsky is also the marThe Russian revelry begins keting manager for the Palme Theatre, at noon at the Serbian Cultural Centre at a local Russian-speaking theatre troupe 7837 Canada Way and lasts until 8 p.m. that will be performing Buratino, a musiTickets are $10 for adults and $2 for cal play for children that is the Russian children under 14. equivalent of Pinocchio. For more information about the festival, “We have been around for 15 years now visit www.russiaday.com. and have over 200 people, mostly volunwww.twitter.com/Flematic
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Country Carnival on
Gilmore Community School is holding its Country Carnival this Friday, and thanks to the city’s new grant program for festivals, the fundraiser should be bigger than ever. Gilmore got $3,000 from the city, which helped pay for more attractions. There will be the usual carnival games, raffles and p r i z es, but there’s also a live cowVisit www.burnabynow. m i l k i n g com for more photos demonstration, pony rides and a pie-eating contest. Gilmore Community School is at 50 S. Gilmore Ave. and the fair is Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. email@example.com
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our friends, four dishes, four wine pairings, four different desserts and three hours of dining that seemed like 10 minutes. The EBO Restaurant at the Grand Villa Casino is taking fine dining to a new level, as I discovered one recent weeknight. Marketing maven Brenda Smith had invited me and three guests for a jam-packed night of entertainment. The plan was for my hockey pool buddy, Ben Doyle, my curling geek friend Nancy Stagg and her husband, the Dubrulle Culinary Schooltrained Rob Stagg, to have a four-course meal at EBO before heading to the Scala Lounge for Duelling Pianos. Ben was coming from
downtown Vancouver and got stranded on a bus somewhere, so Rob, Nancy and I started without him because our attentive hosts, Shanna Ridley and Sarah Vanderveer, wanted to make sure we made Duelling Pianos with lots of time to spare. Our menu, specially prepared by award-winning executive chef Dan Craig, began with an infused duck consommé, featuring roasted Quebec foie gras, pickled daikon and compressed pears. “The pickled daikon is the star of this dish,” said Rob. “It really makes the dish.” Making our dinner even better was the specialized wine pairings Craig had suggested and Vanderveer served to us. With Nancy as our designated driver, that meant the male folk could enjoy robust five-ounce portions of the wine, which began with a Jackson Triggs Grand Reserve 2008 Sauvignon Blanc. “For the lady, I can
serve a one-ounce portion,” said Vanderveer as Nancy’s eyes lit up. That’s the type of customer service you won’t find in many Burnaby restaurants, and that began a conversation that shows just how rare EBO is in the city. “There aren’t enough fine dining establishments in the city,” said Nancy, who finally learned that EBO stands for east of Boundary Road. Rob agreed, noting that too many restaurants are more concerned with turning over tables instead of giving diners a first-class dining experience. By now, we were more than an hour into our dining and conversation, and almost as if on cue, Vanderveer came with our next dish, the beetroot and goat cheese, which featured roasted beets, molten marcella goat cheese, organic lettuce, textures of apples and pine nut granola. “The pine nuts are a very nice touch,” said Rob. EBO Page 16
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TASTE EBO: Chef focuses on B.C. ingredients, unique dishes at Grand Villa continued from page 15
As Rob and I polished off five ounces of our next white wine pairing, a 2009 Cedar Creek Pinot Gris, Nancy had her kids’ version. And then, out of the ether, fresh from an interminably long bus ride, came Ben. By now, Dan Craig’s roast scallops, served with a vanilla scented cauliflower puree, serrano ham, capers and sultana raisins was on the table, and we were overwhelmed by the sophisticated simplicity of the dish. The purée was a nice, mild complement to the plump scallops and the ham, cut razor thin, had a
sublime, understated quality. Our wine pairing, our third white of the night and first from California, was a delicious 2007 Liparita Cellars Sauvignon Blanc from Yountville California. For our main, Craig outdid himself with the grilled and marinated lamb chops, braised cheek, roast tomatoes, pearl cous cous, butternut squash purée, fresh mint and braise juices. “The lamb is good, but the cous cous is even better,” said Nancy. I would agree, but the real star was our wine pairing, our first red of the night, a 2007 Jackson Triggs Proprietors Edition
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From left, Brandon Hui, Justin Low, Trevor Lee, Joshua Hui, Alyssa Low, Jennifer Low and Dayna Lee vacationed with their families in Honolulu. Here, they’re at the Polynesian Cultural Center.
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e have an eclectic mix of fun, Hinduism, Czech theatre, food and pottery lined up for you this weekend as part of our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Week. Get out with the kids. Forest Grove Elementary is having a spring fair this Friday, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at 8525 Forest Grove Dr. The school’s parent advisory council organizes the event, and it’s the biggest fundraiser of the year. There will be carnival games, a cakewalk, face painting, fun activities, live entertainment, a barbecue, plants for sale, a silent auction and a bike raffle. Money raised helps pay for things like computers, classroom supplies, library and gym equipment, field trips and assistance for low-income families. Get theatrical. Check out Nebyla to pata, byla to devata, a comedy from famous Czech direc-
9 a.m. to noon. Pre-event tor Jiri Menzel. Theatre speeches are at 10 a.m., Around the Corner is putand the parade starts at 11 ting on the performance, which features well-known a.m. The route proceeds Czech actors Rudolf south on Gilley Avenue Hrusinsky, Jana Svandova and Josef Carda. The show to Rumble Street, then west on Rumble to Royal is at the Shadbolt Centre Oak, then north on Royal for the Arts, on Friday Oak to Imperial and Saturday, at 8 Street, east a p.m. Tickets are $29, couple of blocks available online at along Imperial www.tickets.shad to MacPherson, boltcentre.com. then south along Get paradMacPherson ing in South to Beresford, Burnaby. The and finally east annual Nagar Kirtan along Beresford Parade is on this (or more) to Gilley, back Saturday. Shri Guru Things to do Ravidass Sabha, the this weekend to the original starting point. local Hindu temple, The whole thing is organizing the should wrap up by 5 p.m. annual procession, which celebrates the birth of their Also note, there will be road closures and parkguru. There will be food ing along the aforemenand fun activities. People tioned route is prohibited, of all faiths, community so avoid driving in the organizations and local parade area between 11 businesses are welcome. a.m. and 6 p.m. If your car The parade assembles happens to get towed, call along Beresford Street, Mundie’s Towing at 604between MacPherson and 526-9677. Randolph avenues from
Get munching. Our very own farmers’ market is on every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a new location: the Burnaby Village Museum, at 6501 Deer Lake Ave. Pick up some fresh organic produce, cheeses or bread for a nice Saturday brunch
or weekend picnic. There’s also coffee, garlic, baking, chocolate, salsa, honey and more. For info, visit www. artisanmarkets.ca. Get shopping. The Burnaby Potters’ Guild is holding its spring show and sale this Saturday and Sunday,
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Head to the Capitol Hill Hall to get your hands on locally made pottery pieces. Admission is free, and Visa, cheque and cash are accepted for purchases. – compiled by Jennifer Moreau Email your Top 5 ideas to email@example.com.
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ously going through cellular renewal and rebuilding as we sleep and throughout the day. We require more than just eight hours of sleep to get the rest we need for long and healthy lives.
In my interview with Dr. Edlund, he described many forms of rest, including physical, mental, social and spiritual rest. You can listen to our conversation on my Positive Potential Medicine radio
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re you getting enough rest? This is a question I’ve been asking more often because rest is so important to good health. It’s as vital to your longevity, well-being and happiness as a healthy diet and physical activity. Too often we sell ourselves short on sleep. Most parents ensure their preteens and toddlers get to bed on time, but many don’t realize that they too require at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Teens typically go to sleep later than their parents, and it’s not just because of homework. The call of the cell, Skype, Facebook and other forms of social media never allows them to completely disconnect and get the extra sleep their growing brains and bodies need. This leads to increasing sleep debt, and the cost could be suboptimal emotional, physical and mental performance. You can tell if you’ve accumulated a sleep debt by how late you sleep in on weekends when you have nothing else to do, but if your schedule is packed 24/7, you may never have the opportunity to find out … until you get sick. At any age, sleeping pills can increase our risk for accidents. Your ability to drive the morning after taking a sleeping pill could be impaired. Like being drunk, we underestimate the impairment and overestimate our abilities. Many people self-medicate with a nightcap, but alcohol is definitely not what the doctor ordered. A drink is like a dirty mixture of drugs. It first sedates the brain, making us feel relaxed and sleepy, but the late effect of that same drink excites our nervous system, making us feel anxious, wired or wide awake, thinking we’re due for another shot. I had the opportunity to speak to Dr. Matthew Edlund, known as the Rest Doctor in the U.S. In his book, The Power of Rest: Why Sleep Alone is Not Enough, he points out that most people think of the human body as a machine and that when we sleep, our bodies are dormant. Our bodies are continu-
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Jr. Lakers no match for Adanacs Tom Berridge
It wasn’t heart that was lacking in the Burnaby Lakers’ fourth straight loss. The junior A Lakers found themselves in a tie for fifth place in the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League following a 14-7 loss to the unbeaten defending Minto Cup champion Coquitlam Adanacs at home on Sunday. A day earlier, Burnaby lost 11-10 in Nanaimo where a blown call on a delayed penalty led to a Timbermen goal. Sunday’s outcome was of no further comfort despite Coquitlam’s obvious superiority over the junior Lakers. “(The Lakers) don’t have the talent level as (the Adanacs) do, but they’ve got heart,” said assistant coach Stu Watson, who finished the game behind the bench for Burnaby. “We battled the refs and we battled Coquitlam, but we didn’t give up.” The Lakers might not have been judged too harshly had they thrown in the towel. Jaeden Gastaldo, Burnaby’s hero with four goals and one assist against the T-Men on Saturday, was thrown out of the game along with Coquitlam’s Trent Hawke for what appeared to be little more than an innocent bit of roughing in front of the Lakers’ bench midway through the second period. Laker head coach John Wilson was subsequently tossed as well for disputing the call. In all, Coquitlam scored on eight of 10 chances while on the power play. BCJLL scoring leader Travis Cornwall opened the game with his first of three power-play markers. Cornwall finished the contest with a game-high four goals and eight points. Right-side shooter, Matthew Dinsdale, also garnered eight points for the 7-0 A’s, including a natural hat trick in the open-
ing period – the final goal coming at the 20-minute buzzer. Colton Dow, who had two goals in Saturday’s loss to Nanaimo, scored three times against his old club. But struggling at times to keep the ball alive against the relentless aggression of the Adanacs, Burnaby gave up possession far too often on loose balls and simple passing and catching to Coquitlam. “One of the things we’ve been talking about is valuing the ball,” said Watson. “Are we better than when we started? Yes, but especially against a good team, you have to value the ball because they don’t give you many chances.” The Lakers meet the Delta Islanders in Ladner today (Wednesday) but then have 10 days to work on the fundamentals before taking on the Shamrocks in Victoria on June 4. The juniors will be back at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Sunday, June 5 against the Langley Thunder. Coquitlam is clearly the favourite to win the B.C. title again this season, despite New Westminster’s one-sided 20-1 victory in Nanaimo on Sunday. The Adanacs lost more than nine players to graduation last season, including four first-round picks at this year’s Western Lacrosse Association entry draft. But Coquitlam head coach Curt Malawsky said it’s all about making another run at the Minto Cup. “The kids are looking at what we lost, but as coaches, we’re looking at what we retained,” said Malawsky. And at present, the A’s have the three leading scorers in the B.C. loop, including Wesley Berg, with a league-best 24 goals. Coquitlam also is way ahead in many team categories, including 88 goals for, 25 power-play markers and 138 assists – nearly 50 better than the next closest club.
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Marching on: The Burnaby North Vikings, in maroon, mounted a late-game rally to defeat the Moscrop Panthers 10-5 in overtime in the Lower Mainland Tier 2 high school rugby final last Wednesday.
North wins first NZ Shield banner Tom Berridge sports editor
Cole Turner gave the Burnaby North Vikings their first-ever New Zealand Shield Tier 2 rugby banner, scoring the game-winning try in overtime against Moscrop in the all-Burnaby final at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East Wednesday. Turner bowled over for North’s second try of the game in the first period of overtime after both teams
played to a 5-5 draw in regulation time. Marred by two outbursts of fisticuffs, the game was blown down prematurely in OT following Turner’s score. John Yan gave Moscrop a 5-0 half-time lead, but North clawed its way back late in the contest with outside centre Jake Coombes tying it up with a try of his own from 20 metres out. Moscrop had a number of chanc-
es to extend its lead inside the North 20-metre line in the second half, but declined each time to take the penalty kick at goal. “We just wanted to win, we had never won the district banner before,” said Turner after the match. North will take on Tier 1 Alpha for the Burnaby district banner today (Wednesday) at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Clan bow out after NAIA tiebreak Tom Berridge sports editor
Simon Fraser University was eliminated from its final NAIA women’s softball national championship. The defending small college champs finished pool play with a 2-1 record following a 3-2 loss to the Simpson University Redhawks on March 21. The loss left the Clan tied witih Simpson and Lubbuck Christian, which held the tiebreak advantage in run differential and advanced to the double elimination championship round. “Statistically, I felt we
were the better team, but it’s about the timing of hits, and if you leave that many players on bases, it hurts you in the end,” said SFU head coach Mike Renney in a press release. “But I think getting to the national championships and defeating two top-15 teams in the round robin exceeded everybody’s expectations.” SFU opened the nationals with a 10-2 win over Reinhardt University. Leah Riske led off a five-run sixth inning with a solo home run to erase a 1-0 deficit. Cara Lukawesky went the distance for the Clan, allowing just four hits.
The following day, SFU knocked off Lubbock Christian University of Texas 4-3. The Clan again began a rally in the sixth on Brittany Mayer’s twoout single. Rosie Murphy smaked a double to bring in a pair of runs to give SFU a 3-1 lead. Lukawesky gave up seven hits in seven innings to pick up her second straight win. But SFU failed to generate the same magic on the crucial third day of pool elimination play. The Clan left the bases loaded in the top of the first inning against Simpson. SFU tied the contest 2-2
in the sixth inning on pinch hitter Sammie Olexa’s single that scored Lauren Mew and Murphy. The Clan had a second chance in the inning to score the go-ahead runs, but left the bases loaded on a ground out. Simpson scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh on shallow single to left-centre by Nichole Hutchins. Lukaweksy took the loss. The Clan finished with a 4-3 all-time record in the NAIA national championship finals. SFU will play next season in the NCAA Division 11 Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
A32 • Wednesday, May 25, 2011 • Burnaby NOW
Lakers get F against the A’s The Burnaby Lakers earned a failing grade in its 15-8 Friday home game loss to the Coquitlam Adanacs. The Lakers gave up five goals in each of the three periods and looked an unprepared club in just their second game of the Western Lacrosse Association season. “It’s loose balls, it’s faceoffs, and then we couldn’t get the ball back. It was demoralizing. Our passing and catching wasn’t good and (Coquitlam’s) was excellent. We were just taken out of the game,” said Lakers head coach Bob Johnston. Burnaby hung with the A’s until the final four minutes of the first period, when Coquitlam rattled off three quick goals, includ-
ing a last-second counter by Dane Dobbie, who led all scorers with six points. The Lakers mounted a brief rally to get back to within a single goal of the visiting A’s, but Jon Harnett’s shorthanded goal at 14:50 of the middle frame seemed to take the fight out of the Burnaby comeback. The Lakers were nowhere to be seen in the final frame, allowing Coquitlam all sorts of early opportunities to fall behind 15-6 before finally inking the scoresheet with two late goals. “We were humbled tonight,” Johnston said. “The other team was good.” But not that good. Burnaby outshot Coquitlam, firing 56 shots at A’s starter Brandon Atherton, mostly from long range.
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At the other end of the floor, Burnaby netminder Scott Lowe stopped 36 of 51 shots. Second-year Adanac shooters Jon Diplock and Jason Jones both capitalized on 50 per cent of their shots on goal, scoring three and two goals, respectively. Coquitlam minor product Spencer Martin, who tallied just two goals in his last WLA season with the Burnaby Lakers in 2008, had a goal in a three-point debut as a senior Adanac. Daryl Veltman and Cory Conway also added five points apiece for the A’s. “Their better players played better than ours tonight. They took it to us,” Johnston added. Burnaby is on the road to Victoria on Friday before returning home to host the Langley Thunder on June 3.
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AA Alpha high school wins provincial senior banner Tom Berridge sports editor
Alpha Secondary won the B.C. high school senior girls’ netball provincial banner. The Alpha Aztecs defeated the Burnaby North Vikings in the championship final hosted at Burnaby Mountain Secondary on May 14. The win over North was particularly sweet for the eight Aztec girls, who have been together since Grade 8. “A lot of the teams had substitutes but we only had one, so in the final game I was a little worried they might get tired, but we pulled through,” said Alpha coach Victoria Whiffin, a graduate of the north Burnaby high school herself and winner of a provincial netball banner with the Aztecs
back in 2005. both teams were unsure who actually Two other Alpha grads Samantha was in the lead when the final whistle Maw and Ashley Joe also helped had blown, said Whiffen. coach the Aztecs’ team. “Everyone looked over at the scorTrailing 10-8 at half time, Alpha ers table and they pointed to us, fell further behind before and we all went nuts,” mounting a comeback in Whiffen added. “It was a fantasthe final three minutes of “They just kept pushthe second half. ing it. They were so tic shot.” Goal shooter Julia great. They kept a steady VICTORIA WHIFFEN Cibere tied the contest hand.” Alpha grad and head coach with arguably the play of Alpha wing attack the game on a rebound. Chelsea Rembisz was Off balance and heading out of named the tournament MVP at the bounds, Cibere grabbed the loose provincial tournament. ball and launched it back up toward Alpha goal defence Savitri Rana, the elevated ring. centre Olivia Joe and Wong repre“It was a fantastic shot,” said sented Team B.C. in the under-18 Whiffen. division at the national netball chamAdding to the drama was the pionships in Montreal last weekend. game clock which was not displaying Aztec junior Ashley Steele was selectthe score throughout the match and ed as a reserve for the u-18 team. Voted “Best Adventure Race & Post Race Party” by Get Out There Magazine readers for the past 3 years.
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CALL 604 715-7764
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Available Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
RIVERS INLET Apartments
(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.com
Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
Port Moody NEW PORT VILLAGE
MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
No pets. Available now.
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ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West
Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre
Accepting applications for waiting list for 2 BR’s - suits Couples. Very reasonable unit fees. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room and workshop. No Pets. Participation mandatory and $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee
Call 604 421-1222
Duplexes - Rent
Houses - Rent
SRY CENTRAL, near skytrain. 3 BR detached bsmt house, appls, f/yrd. Avail June 1. $1,200/mo + util. 604-580-8017 or email: email@example.com
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
115 PLACE CO-OP
POCO RETAIL 1236sf, $3200, 2569 Shaughnessy St. Air cond, exc loc acreoss from City Hall. Jun 1. Bill Evans 604-836-2494
FURN GR lev room, $475 incls hydro/cbl tv, sh’d w/d & kitch/bath. Nr skytrn. NS/NP. 778-892-1936
BBY CARIBOO Hill, 2 BR bsmt, 1000sf, alarm, sat tv, shared w/d, $1050/mo incl utils. Nr amens, June 1, N/s, N/p. 604 525-7206
BBY, N. 3 BR, upper. SxS. 2 f/ba. 1200 sf. Priv w/d. $1600/mo incl util. Ns/np. July 1. 604-298-0634.
Houses - Rent
BBY N. Lrg 3 BR upper flr. Nr SFU all amens. $1450 incl util, sh’d w/d. N/s, n/p. 604-420-7998
BBY, GOV’T Road. Very large 2 BR suite, full bath, shared w/d. $1300/mo + util. Ns/np. Near BCIT, SFU, Brentwood Mall & Bby Lake. Immed. 778-991-7058 BBY, HIGHGATE. 1 BR + den, f/bath, sh’d W/D. Suits 1. Ns/np. $675 incl utl. Jun1. 604-522-6525
COQ Rancher, 3 BR, lrg f/yrd, carport. Nr Lougheed Mall, skytrn. $1250. No smoke, No pets. 604-939-9670 or 604-726-9670
BBY HOSPITAL area. Newer 1 BR, Avail June 1. $720 incls utls, cable, net. NS/NP. 604-433-4714
COQ/BBY, near Lougheed Mall/ bus/park/skytrain, 5 BR hse, 2 full baths, 2 kitchens, f/p. NS, Ref. Avail Jun 1. 604-785-1699
BBY, N. 1 BR bsmt avail July 1. Nr transit, mall, grocery. Suits 1. Furn’d or Unfurn’d. NS/NP. $725 incls utls, cable. 604-299-1852
BBY, N. 1 BR, f/bath, W/D, hrdwd floors, Cat ok. $900 for 1 person, incl utils. June 1. 778-898-5159
BBY, N. New, large 2 BR suite. All new applis., private entry, alarm, w/d, $1,100/mo incl all util. N/s, n/p. Immed. Refs. 604-716-4703
POCO 2 BR ste, Avail Jun 1, $1000 incls utils, 650 sqft, cats ok, shared w/d. 604-468-1261
BBY NORTH 3 BR, Broadway/ Sperling, nr SFU, quiet area, ns/ np, $1650. July 1. 604-505-5039 POCO 2 BR T/H $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
BBY, NORTH. 2 BR. F/bath, d/w, sh’d w/d, f/p. Ns/np. $975/mo incl util. Quiet area. 604-298-0634. BBY SOUTH. Lrg 1 BR gr lev, own W/D, NS/NP. Suits cpl. $825 incls utls. Refs. 604-526-7335 COQ BRAND NEW Austin/Blue Mtns. 1 BR ste, own W/D. $700 incls utls. Av Immed. NS/NP. 604-939-2155 or 604-537-1990 COQ, MARINER Way, 1 BR gr lev, Own W/D, sep entry. Avail now, $700 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-945-6755 or 604-767-8049
TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.
Contact 604-939-0221 firstname.lastname@example.org
COQ Westwood Plateau. N/S, N/P. 2 BR, f/bath, $900 inc utils. Avail Immed. 778-847-7637
COQ WW Plateau, Deluxe, 1600+sf, 3 BR gr lev ste, 2 f/baths, sauna, all appls, granite foyier, hrdwd flrs, storage, alarm. $1500 incls utls. N/S. Pet negot. Avail Jun15/Jul1. 604-970-2888
(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. • 1 & 2 BR Apts also avail.
N. WEST, Hume Park, Braid skytrain. Lrg 2 BR, sh’d W/D, prkg. $950 incls utils, cable/net. Avail Jun 1. NS/NP. 604-540-2177
NEW WEST. 1 BR. Shared w/d. ns/np. $725 incl hydro. Avail Now. 604-325-0453, 604-761-0453 NEW WEST. 1 BR, top floor. Sh’d w/d. $710/mo incl hydro. Near RCH & Skytrain. 604-524-8990 POCO. 2 BR, f/ba, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! Ns/Np. $950/mo incl utls. Avail now. 604-944-1479
POCO. 2 BR, g/l. Priv w/d & entry. Big fenced yard. Ns/np. $900/mo incl hydro. June 1. 604-941-3068
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1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent. Call Today!
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ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS Renos, Siding, Doors, Decks, Fences, etc. Ray, 604-418-4208 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
STAIN/PET URINE Specialst. Restore. 604-536-7627 www.Emerald.ChemDry.ca.
A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 Exp. Reliable European Cleaning, Move In or Out, Res/ Comm★ Call 604 760-7702 ★
Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761
DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).
DRIVEWAYS, Sidewalks, Stairs, Floors, Forming, Landscaping, Any renovations. 778-881-0961
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION. Quick & Clean, Good prices. Free Est. ★ 604-566-4429
PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793 A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in. 604 782-4322
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444 Paul Sato Gardening, Lawn Cut, Power Rake, Aerating, Fertilzer, Hedge Trim, Pruning, Weeding, Yard Cleanup. 604-298-5597
Lawn & Garden
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901
Are your new neighbours bothering you? Maybe it’s time to get a new fence built, or maybe a brick or concrete retaining wall? For all your renovations and fix-ups turn to our Home Services Section. From Landscaping to Carpentry the NOW Classifieds will point you in the right direction. Call us today to schedule your ad, then get ready to sell!
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493
CHARLIE’S ELECTRIC Co. #94835 all electric needs, reas rates bonded WCB 778-888-4528
Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
Lawn & Garden
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224
Same Day Service, Fully Insured DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
• Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd jobs •Yearly Maintenance Programs •
LAWNS CUT, yard clean-up, hedges pruned, trees trimmed, gutters, rubbish. 604-773-0075 Pressure Wash, Trimming, Yard cleanup, Top Soil Delivery, Rubbish Removal, 604-690-4772 SASHA LANDSCAPING, Trimming, Grass Cut, Garden Maint. Free Est. Insured. 604-812-1298
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
ADVANCE MOVING LTD MOVING & DELIVERY EXPERTS!! Licensed, Bonded & Insured Single item to full house moves We Guarantee the Cost of Every Move Flat Rates always available A+ (604) 861-8885 BBB www.advancemovingltd.com Rating
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT
TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 • email@example.com •
CHAFFER BEETLE Treatment. Lawn care, reseeding, rototilling gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488
TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
8193 Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Power Raking • Aeration • Lawn Repairs • Gardening
Oil Tank Removal
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265
Free Est. 604-779-6978
Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration. Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741
Or 604-782-3411 Laura
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Aussie Excavations. Same day quote, Retaining walls, drainage, all types jobs Tim 778-322-3002
Lawn cut/pwr rake/aeration/ hedge trim/clean-up/top dress. Reliable. No tax. 778-241-9706
CANSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
BEST PAINTING, Int/Ext, Repaint Specialist, Repair Drywall, Free Estimates. 604-724-9953
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CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB Jean-Guy 604-626-1975 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
ENTERPRISE Mechanical Systems • PLUMBING • HEATING • GAS FITTING • RESTORATION
Renovations & Home Improvement
CANWEST CABINETRY Save Money on Manufacturer Direct! Quality Custom Kitchens & Baths New • Renos • Refacing • Closets Entertainment Units & more! Free Estimates 604-328-0611
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
Tried & True Since 1902
Call for a free estimate:
Visit us online to receive a special discount:
HAY’S ROOF MANAGEMENT (LM LTD) Georgie Award for Best Renovation & Design Complete Renovations / Additions Kitchens / Bathrooms
Established 1955 Your Rooﬁng Experts
CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715
A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
Advantage Building Maintenance: •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •FREE Estimate 604-802-1918
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 DRAINAGE, PLUMBING maintenance, restoration & renovations. Free est. 604-839-5353 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 LICENSED PLUMBER/GAS FITTER, Plumbing, Heating, Backflow Testing, 604-722-4322 PLUMBING • DRAIN CLEANING
JOHNSON MECHANICAL Call 24/7 • 604-925-0234
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. “We Keep you Dry”
Spring Special WE PAY THE HST!*
FUTUR GRAFFITI SOLUTIONS, Power Washing & Graffiti Removal. Hot/Cold Water. 604-420-2848
Renovations & Home Improvement
LOW COST CONSTRUCTION Renos, additions, kitchens, suites, drywall tile. 778-706-6633
LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232
A L L JU N K ? Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Large or small jobs Nobody beats our prices $ 15 OFF with this ad
CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
Affordable Rubbish Removal Res & Construction Cleanup John ★ 778-881-5678
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50 - $150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby/New West. 778-859-8760
$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309 INSTANT AUTO CREDIT Buying a used car is hard enough without having to worry about financing! Get APPROVED for your car loan in minutes: www.NanaimoCars.com
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
BOOKING • Trees • Hedges • Shrubs For:TIM THE •TREE MAN / •LEPINE, TIM • Pruning Removal Planting Rep: DTJames Seniors Disc.
1999 FORD Taurus, red, good cond, 1 owner, no accidents, full papers. NEW front tires, radiator, hoses, brakes. $3500. 604-767-9305
Scrap Car Removal
Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
604 628 9044
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2007 JAYCO Travel Trailer, 25 ft, like new, sleeps 6, walk around queen bed, slide, a/c, BBQ, spare + lots of extras. $17,900. George 604-576-7476 eves. Private sale
LEGAL HAULING Avoid Fines Scottsdale Centre MAY 26-28
’99 SAAB Hatchback, good cond. 178000km, new brakes, 9 tires $5900 OBO 604.762.4237
Boat Parts & Service
120 St & 72 Ave, North Delta Come and talk to the Delta Police Truck Squad (no enforcement) about your RV, pick-up truck, trailer and/or any towed equipment. Get all the
17’ LONG runabout with a reliable Yamaha 40 hp engine & a galvanized trailer $3500. 604-328-6933, 604-313-2180
to assist with correct licensing. Your equip. could weigh more than your Class 5 drivers license allows. An incorrectly licensed truck/vehicle could cost you money in fines and down time.
FRIENDLY, FREE inspection SAT, MAY 28 ONLY 10am to 6pm
Bring your equipment to the parking lot (no enforcement). We can even weigh them for you! In celebration of National Police Week.
Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
Maybe it’s time to get a new fence built, or maybe a brick or concrete retaining wall? For all your renovations and fix-ups turn to our Home Services Section. From Landscaping to Carpentry the NOW Classifieds will point you in the right direction. Call us today to schedule your ad, then get ready to sell!
2005 VOLVO V70 Wagon Sport e d itio n . 1 1 2 ,0 0 0 k m s , w e ll maintained, exc condition, no issues. $17,800. 604-987-4051
604-307-7025 • 604-244-3547
Are your new neighbours bothering you?
1999 BAYLINER, 32.5ft, complete canvass set, perfect condition. $2750 obo, 604-506-5416
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938
Sports & Imports
2003 VW Jetta TDI, 5 spd, ac, $5450. D9921 car in Abbts. toll free 1-877-855-6522
1313553 CallAd#: Tim • Certiﬁed Arborist
WANT A VEHICLE But Stressed About Your Credit? We Fund Your Future Not Your Past. Want a Visa? Any Credit, All Accepted. 1-888-593-6095
HIGH QUALITY top soil for gardening/landscaping. Gov’t approved. P-up/Del. 604-657-9936
*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
TIM the TREEMAN SPACE
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 778-317-1256
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
MATCO DESIGN - Renovations *Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 firstname.lastname@example.org
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
$ BEST RATES $
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
ETNA CERAMIC Tile & Remodelling. Kitchen & Bath Specialists. 30 years exp., Call 778-829-3368.
Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567
JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
www.jkbconstruction.com Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064
2007, 18’ Pioneer Spirit in immaculate condition. Sleeps 7, full kitchen with stove, fridge, freezer. Full bath with tub & shower. $12,250 obo. Ph 604-794-7986
Sell Your RV or Boat
FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Top $$ for complete cars. Flat Rate Towing Service avail. Call ★ 604-720-0067
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
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• 3 lines of text • 4 consecutive issues • add a photo for $10 • extra lines of text $9/line
* this offer is only valid for private party/non-business clients. 1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, 4 dr sedan, sunroof, heated seats, fully loaded, good cond. Collector plates $6000. 604-980-6487
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5 for 1
Product of Washington ($1.72/kg)
G RO C E RY
Pork Side Ribs Whole
Farmersgold (Hausmacher) German Egg Noodles (500g) Assorted ﬂavours......... $299ea San Remo Tomato Sauce (680ml)............................... 2 for$300 Wasa Crispbread (200g-310g) Assorted ﬂavours .............. $199ea NO Dalla Terra TIVES PRESERVA VES AD OR DITI Antipasto/Vegetable Spread (375ml) Assorted ﬂavours 2 for$500 NO
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Garlic Herb Bread (530g) ................................$229ea Apple Streusel Loaf (480g) ............................. $2 29ea Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies (340g).................. $2 49ea
Frozen Golden Pomfret 400/600
Freybe Corned Beef (100g).............................................$109 Freybe Bavarian Meat Loaf (100g).................................. 79¢ Arla Creamy Havarti Cheese (100g) ............................ $128
Valid Wed. May 25 - Sun. May 29, 2011 while quantities last
WE ARE HIRING!
For Freshness and Quality you can count on!
for the following positions: • Deli Counter Helper • Stocker • Cashier 12th Ave.
Product of California (5/LB Bag)
M E AT
2 for 3
Product of Mexico ($0.73/kg)
Product of B.C. ($1.5/LB. BAG)
Product of B.C. ($2.18/kg)
Beef Prime Rib Steak (AA)
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