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Gearing up: SFU students Louis Lam, Charles Lui and Adam Fong are part of a group that organized a sporting equipment
drive for Saturday, July 23 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby. The idea came from a class project, and the donations will go to families in need. For more information, go to ProjectGearingUp.ca.
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What started as a school assignment has turned into a sporting drive to help families in need. Five Simon Fraser University students in a project management class came up with the idea to hold a sporting drive. “So many people are supportive of this,” said Emily Shen, one of the student
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Members of a parents’ group opposed to the Burnaby school board’s anti-homophobia policy are forming a new civic party. Parents’ Voice spokesperson Gordon World confirmed Friday that some members were in the preliminary stages of forming a civic party. “We’re having meetings and getting our platform solidified and getting our communications set up,” World said. The party will not be called Parents’ Voice, but it will have a focus on parents. World said the group is not putting city council candidates forward but is hoping to run a full slate for school board. “We have a number of expressions of interest. Today we don’t have a full confirmed slate, we’re definitely shooting for that,” he said. George Kovacic and Charter Lau – Burnaby residents and outspoken critics of the school board policy – will also be involved. After weeks of controversy, the Burnaby school board passed a new policy on June 14 that’s intended to protect staff and students from homophobic bullying. Parents’ Voice had formed in opposition to the policy, claiming it infringes on their rights to educate their children according to their moral and religious beliefs.
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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, July 20, 2011 • A03
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Burnaby bids farewell to top cop Taylor Burnaby Citizen’s Crime Watch, presented Taylor with three small gifts: mosquito repellent for the summer, hand warmers for the winter and a compass so that Taylor would be able to find his Alfie Lau way back to Burnaby. staff reporter Gregorash also had some kind More than 150 people packed words for Taylor. “I want to report a crime in the Crystal Ballroom at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown on progress,” she told Taylor. “Rick, Monday afternoon to wish RCMP you’re guilty of leaving Burnaby. Chief Supt. Rick Taylor a safe and I don’t know if the bigger crime is leaving Burnaby or going to happy future in Edmonton. Taylor, the city’s top cop since Edmonton, but all is forgiven.” Gloria Tom Wing Staudt, August 2007, announced last month that he was accepting a past president of the Metrotown transfer to Alberta to be closer Rotary Club, presented Taylor to his grandchildren. Monday’s with the Paul Harris pin, the event was his last time in the city highest medal Rotary gives out to members. as Burnaby’s top cop. “Rick threw himself into Taylor and wife Bridgette drove to Kamloops Monday everything at Rotary,” said Tom night and are expected to be in Wing Staudt. “He drove the truck Edmonton by today (Wednesday) when we were distributing coats in the winter, and he was right to set up their new home. But the Monday afternoon fes- there taking graffiti off the wall. … Rick served his tivities were a chance community.” for many of Burnaby’s “Rick threw himTaylor took prominent citizens to wish Taylor good luck self into everything the stage to loud and prolonged and thank him for his at Rotary. He applause. tenure in the city. “Wow, where to drove the truck Burnaby Mayor said Taylor. Derek Corrigan said when we were dis- begin,” “I’m so flattered he was sad to see tributing coats … and honoured. This Taylor, whom he came to regard as a he was right there has been a special day for Bridgette friend, leave. taking graffiti off and I. … This is “He made this truly an honour detachment the best it the wall.” to be a part of this can be,” said Corrigan. GLORIA TOM WING STAUDT community.” “When I first met him, Rotary Club Taylor reiterhe immediately comated that while he municated a sense of excellence. ... That’s the hallmark received a lot of the credit for reducing crime, increasing awareof his team. “This is a real loss for Burnaby. ness in community policing and We would have loved to have taking communication between the police and the city to a new kept him. “Rick was one of those people level, the real credit goes to the who brought a wealth of experi- officers he led. “I had such a deep bench,” he ence and a desire and a thirst for said, referencing a sports analknowledge.” Corrigan presented Taylor ogy. “I was the CEO of strategic with a ceremonial native talking partnerships in this community. stick and declared July 18 as Rick But the work was done by the Burnaby (RCMP) detachment Taylor Day in the city. The talking stick was just one team.” Taylor also gave credit to his of many gifts Taylor received. Perhaps the gift that required wife. “Bridgette, she has followed the most work came from ICBC road safety regional coordinator my rear end across this beautiGord Couling. Couling commis- ful country,” said an emotional sioned his brother Ted to do a Taylor. “She has been my rock. cartoon caricature of Taylor, and She’s made it all possible.” Taylor couldn’t resist resorting the final product was a realistic Larry Wright/burnaby now depiction of Taylor riding off on to some humour when talking Heart felt: RCMP Chief Supt. Rick Taylor, along with wife Bridgette, took the podium during a horseback toward Alberta. RCMP Page 10 farewell celebration. Taylor is heading to Edmonton after four years as top cop in Burnaby. Lesley Gregorash, chair of the
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The streets of North Burnaby were closed to cars on July 14 as the Giro Di Burnaby returned after a two-year hiatus. The men raced in the nightcap, with Calgarian Cameron MacKinnon of Team H&R Block winning. Photos by Jason Lang/ burnaby now
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Champion: Saskatchewan rider Julia Garnet, 19, of Trek Red Truck raises her hands in victory after winning the women’s race at the Giro Di Burnaby.
The Giro di Burnaby returned to the streets of the Heights last Thursday, July 14 – and residents and cyclists alike didn’t let grey skies stop them from enjoying the occasion. Photographer Jason Lang was out capturing all the action. For a full race report, see the sports section on page 20.
Cheering them on: At left, Tore Ruben, Cassia Ruben
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After housing the Burnaby Mental Wealth Society for more than a decade, the homey twostorey clubhouse at 6112 Sussex Ave. is up for lease. Brett Enemark, a parttime employee for the society, contacted the NOW on June 27 about the sign put in front of the building by the owner. “The house is up for lease, but if we can find some funding, the owner is prepared to give us some room,” Enemark wrote in an email to the NOW. The society recently found out it would be losing its funding from Fraser Health as of Aug. 31, after operating in Burnaby for about 18 years. It has been based at the clubhouse for more than 13 years. The society was told by Fraser Health to prepare a detailed application form for funding this year with 17 working days’ notice in April, according to Jim Tessley, past-president of the society. Tessley spoke to the NOW about the issue last month, along with another member, Carmina Tinaburri, who has since
been voted in as president contract to provide clubof the society’s board. house and drop-in services It was the first time since in Burnaby. the society was established But they are still hopeful and initially approved they can save the clubhouse for funding that it had to before it comes to that. submit a proposal, Tessley The Burnaby Mental said. Wealth Society now has a The society was late Causes page on Facebook, turning it in by a matter of according to Enemark, 15 minutes, he said, adding and is planning to post a it was because of YouTube video, the complexity of as well. the paperwork. Two Burnaby The society was MLAs are aidtold the applicaing the society tion was rejected in its fight to because it was secure funding late. Funding was and stay put – Raj awarded to the Chouhan, New Canadian Mental Democrat MLA Health Association for Burnabyinstead. Edmonds, and Kathy Corrigan “Our members MLA, Deer Lake Kathy Corrigan, have signed a petiNDP MLA for tion stating that they are Burnaby-Deer Lake. appalled by Fraser Health’s “I’m concerned because behavior in regard to them,” this is a small grassroots Enemark wrote. “They feel organization,” Corrigan that Fraser Health set up a said in a phone interview. structure of re-application She pointed out that an for funding that doomed organization such as the the mentally ill people from Canadian Mental Health the start.” Association while it is cerThe society is meet- tainly worthy of funding, ing with Fraser Health to has more resources than determine how it can wind Burnaby Mental Wealth. down services by the end “The RFP (request for of the summer, he said, as proposals) process is pretty well as with the Canadian onerous,” she said, addMental Health Association, ing, “I think sometimes the which was awarded the proposal process doesn’t
reflect whether or not an organization is able to provide services.” The uncertainty is adversely affecting people who are least equipped to deal with such a stressful situation, she pointed out. “It is creating a great deal of stress for people who need to have continuity and stability in their lives,” Corrigan said. She and Chouhan have written to Fraser Health’s president and CEO, Dr. Nigel Murray, about the issue. She has also suggested to the society that they work with the Canadian Mental Health Association to make sure the new clubhouse continues the type of programming the society has provided in Burnaby Clubhouse Page 10
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Quit the whining: It’s just a little bit of rain
ture has barely broken 20 C, gardens Libyan revolution. Syrian death squads. Sudanese war crimes. Somalian and fruit trees have suffered from a cold, rainy spring – and never mind famine. American debt crisis. that, we’ve hardly had any time to sit Yes, those are just a few of the topon our patios sipping on pretics you’ll find if you cruise ty pink drinks with umbrellas around Google news headin them. lines this week. Burnaby NOW So here’s the thing. We So what are we all talking live in the Lower Mainland. about here in Burnaby? It’s hardly renowned for being a sunWhy, the weather, of course. worshippers’ destination. It’s a bit of a I mean, have you heard? It’s raining. puzzle why we’re all up in arms about Again. It’s grey and it’s cloudy and it’s the rain when we live in a rainforest. hardly warmed up at all. The tempera-
More to the point, well, don’t we have any real problems to worry about? Has hunger been solved? Homelessness fixed? Poverty eliminated? War and revolution made a thing of the past? Yes, we know. Sarcasm is uncalled for. We sound unbearably pompous and hypocritical, because we complain about the weather just as loudly as anybody. But every now and then, we need a kick in the pants to remind ourselves
that we have pretty darn good lives – and we should start paying a little more attention to those who don’t. So consider this our kick to ourselves and to the rest of you weatherbashers out there. Yeah, rain isn’t fun. But on the scale of revolution, war crimes, famine and international economic crises, it’s not really all that big a deal. Buy an umbrella and get over it already.
Tough days for finance minister F
economic slowdown are cominance Minister Kevin pounded by an area of spending Falcon seems to have sudthat shows no signs of slowing denly become very nervdown: the health-care sector. ous. Long known for his brash, Health-care spending grew cocky demeanour, Falcon this by more than four per cent (or week displayed a more muted, cautious attitude when he talked $635 million) last year, and a similar increase will about the province’s occur this year. But last finances during year the government a presentation he Keith Baldrey had more money to play gave on the public with – revenues were up almost accounts of last year’s budget. $2.5 billion more than expected The reason? because of that unexpected four Look no further than the per cent growth rate. ongoing events in places like This year, with slower ecoGreece, Portugal and the United nomic growth, it’s unlikely the States. The spiralling debt crisis government will see a greater is the latest serious threat to than anticipated increase in revthe world economy, and Falcon enue. So health-care spending knows B.C. could easily be will continue to squeeze other sucked into any global financial areas of government spending. meltdown. The annual increase in healthThat’s why his finance ministry is now projecting that B.C.’s care spending alone will soon be more than the annual budgets economy will only grow by two per cent this year. That’s half the for all but eight ministries in growth we experienced last year. government (remember, that’s just the increase from year to In fact, last year may be as good as it gets for our provincial year!). Falcon’s other worry is the economy for some time. fate of the HST. If it is rejected in No one is predicting that B.C. the referendum, it will blow an – or any other province, for that estimated $3 billion out of govmatter – will achieve four per ernment coffers. cent annual growth for the next More than half – $1.6 billion few years. This translates into fewer jobs – is transition money that would have to be repaid to Ottawa (the and less revenue for government. And that means provincial federal government is unlikely to forgive B.C. that money finances will be squeezed even further in the months and maybe because it would set an expensive precedent). even years ahead. The financial challenges for Budget Page 7 government that come with any
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Give concert-goers transit help
I was really displeased to leave Deer Lake Park with some estimated 5,000 other people who attended the Tragically Hip concert to see there was only regular transit service along Canada Way. I was one of what looked like a couple hundred other people who either had an hour-plus wait at a bus station or an hour-plus walk to a SkyTrain station. The other option was parking at $60 a spot. Calling a cab company wasn’t even possible as phone calls weren’t even getting a busy signal. If you saw a cab on the street, it is the first person to run up to the cab who got it, and then watch out as they were speeding as fast as possible to get the next fare. (And
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to be fair to the driver, I would have done the same: make your hay while the sun shines, so to speak.) I am all for getting out of the car (actually I sold mine a couple of years ago), but the 1.5-hour wait and, ultimately, the walk to Willingdon Avenue left me tired and angry. On the plus side, it had stopped raining so the walk wasn’t a wet one. Don’t get me wrong: Deer Lake Park is an amazing venue, and I was happy to enjoy the concert there. But if you want to hold large acts I believe the City of Burnaby (venue operator), Live Nation (promoter) and TransLink should work together, or at least communicate, to provide adequate resources and alternatives to the $60 parking so everyone can travel smart both to and from a concert! Robert Dall, Vancouver
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR No fan of gondola plan
Re: Residents share anti-gondola message, Burnaby NOW, July 13. I’m perplexed how TransLink can find $120 million or more for this tourist attraction cable car but is unable, over a decade, to find the cash to build the Evergreen transit line. The proponents of the cable car claim that service time to and from SFU will be improved. I suggest that total door-to-door trip times may be longer with the cable car. The proponents claim that operating costs will be reduced as bus operations are scaled back. I suggest that provision of a local community bus service within SFU campus and continuation of the No. 135 and No. 144 buses from Hastings Street up Burnaby Mountain will offset most of the alleged cost savings. Finally, I would expect cable car users to pay a surcharge for this deluxe service (just as YVR transit users do). D.B. Wilson, Burnaby
BCTF gives unions bad rep Dear Editor:
Re: BCTF out of touch with reality, In My Opinion, Burnaby NOW, July 13. My applause to Keith Baldrey for writing such an eloquent and down to the point article in regards to teachers’ negotiations. Two weeks off with pay for the death of a friend is absolutely unrealistic and absurd. What I wonder is: Is there going to be a cap in their working agreement to how many friends this applies to? Or are some of these teachers going to take a scholastic year off on the grounds that everyone that dies is one of his/her friends.
How can teachers expect the public to support them in the case of a strike? Unions are absolutely necessary. We all should be thankful for what they have done through the years so that we can now enjoy the benefits of the workplaces. That said, however, for any union to be that unrealistic and out of touch with the real world not only angers people but gives other unions a bad reputation. I also agree with Mr. Baldrey that the $300,000 pension to David Hahn, head of B.C. Ferries, is outrageous. We all deserve to retire with a comfortable income , but let’s be serious: a $300,000 pension? Now we know why the government is pushing so hard for the HST.
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As a lifelong resident of Burnaby, I have been watching with great interest the fight that the members of the Parents’ Voice have been picking with the Burnaby school board. Is it only me, or do the rest of you find rather frightening the opinions which the members of Parents’ Voice have been voicing. It is as if Burnaby is in a time warp, and we have been catapulted back into the 1950s Alabama. With all seriousness, I would like to thank the Burnaby NOW for providing Parents’ Voice with a venue to express their views. This has allowed the citizens of Burnaby an opportunity to see who these individuals are, what they stand for, and to remember them if they decide to field a slate of candidates in the upcoming municipal election.
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Budget: Money headaches continued from page 6
The remaining $1.4 billion represents the money expected to be lost over a couple of years after the HST disappears. That’s because the HST brings in significantly more revenue to government than the old provincial sales tax. In fact, the HST was around for just nine months of the last fiscal year (which ended last March 31) and resulted in contributing several hundred million dollars in unanticipated revenue for the government. By the way, this last point is why I think people are fooling themselves if they think their personal finances will vastly
improve if the HST disappears. Falcon says he can deal with that $3-billion hole, but he’s signalled one way to soften the blow: revisit the things that were exempt from the PST if we go back to the old tax system. So don’t bet that restaurant meals, to use just one example, will once again be exempt from the PST. Everything is back on the table when it comes to any exemptions, as the government will likely seek ways to boost revenue from the PST, and an easy way to do that is to simply make more things taxable. The potential headaches flowing from getting rid
of the HST are one thing, but what really has Falcon spooked are the external events happening around the world. As we saw in the 2008 recession, no government is immune from the external machinations of the world economy if they are large enough. Falcon admits that two per cent growth projection for this year may actually prove to be too lofty if things really tank. If that worst-case scenario does indeed occur, Falcon will go from being a nervous finance minister to a panicstricken one. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.
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A08 • Wednesday, July 20, 2011 • Burnaby NOW
Festival celebrates Fijian culture Jennifer Moreau staff reporter
Burnaby may be a long way from the island nation of Fiji, but local residents can get a taste of the culture this weekend. The annual Fiji Festival is on Saturday, July 23, at Swangard Stadium, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. “Basically, you wear your flower shirts and your lei, and your Polynesian, Fijian attire, and you come the festival, and it’s like back home,” said Regina Prakash, one of the organizers. Prakash is expecting more than 3,000 people to attend. “Because the event has grown so much, this is the third event at
Swangard,” she said. The festival includes community performers, singers, a soccer tournament, a fashion show and food. There are also two tickets to Fiji, courtesy Air Pacific, up for grabs through a raffle. Fiji’s top rugby player, Waisale Serevi, will also be there. The festival will open with a yaqona ceremony. “In Fiji, when there is any special event, the chief will honour the guests by serving them a cup of this yoqona drink,” Prakash explained. Yaqona, also known as kava, is a type of pepper plant whose dried roots have a sedative effect. “It tastes like mud water,” Prakash added, laughing.
To kick off the event, the chief will offer the yaqona drink to local dignitaries who are expected to attend, including various MLAs, Mayor Derek Corrigan and seniors in the Fijian community. Prakash’s father, Vincent Prakash, is the festival founder and producer of Jai Fiji TV Productions, a 30-minute program on the Shaw Multicultural Channel. Vincent puts on the event every year with help from his wife and family. Regina also extended a special thanks to all the sponsors – especially the City of Burnaby, local newspapers and volunteers. Money raised from the festival goes to Save the Children projects in Fiji.
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City earns honours for new computer system Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter
The City of Burnaby received the Portal of the Year Award from the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group for its Systems Applications and Products software, also known as SAP. Burnaby launched its SAP system in 2007, with the focus on using a single technology for business applications. “Our goal was to streamline service delivery,” said Pat Tennant, the city’s project sponsor, in a press release. “SAP has enabled us to maximize the efficiency of our internal service-delivery processes. Along with the Virtual City Hall which we are currently developing, in future, SAP will also enable easy access, via the city’s website, to information and e-business services for citizens.” Mayor Derek Corrigan called the award “a significant honour.” Tennant and Bindu Tailor, manager of ERP training for the city, presented the award at the June 27 council meeting. “It recognizes that the City of Burnaby is doing an exemplary job of maximizing the value of its SAP system through its innovative application of the technology,” Corrigan said. “It speaks to that fact that we are achieving our goal of maximizing
service-delivery efficiency for Burnaby citizens.” But the portal was not without controversy, as Telus backed out of its contract to install it in 2006, costing the city more than expected for the installation, independent assessment and legal fees. While the last estimate for the installation had increased from $3.9 million in 2005 to $19.8 million by 2008, there were additional costs such as an independent assessment on the project by APT Business Sciences Inc, for $106,000. Telus settled with the city in 2010, with compensation and savings that could exceed $8 million, according to a press release from the city last spring. The portal is the central gateway to key city systems such as finance, purchasing, human resources, payroll and maintenance management. The group that gave the award is a 100,000-member, professional association of North and South American business and technology professionals. Other finalists for the award included Moen Inc. and Colgate-Palmolive. In addition to receiving the Portal of the Year Award, the city received honorable mention in the 2011 education best practices category in the SAP Awards.
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A life in art: Susan McCallum – seen here superimposed against one of her own watercolour backgrounds – created artwork that served as the visual backdrop for a television production that recently won top honours in its category at the Banff World Media Festival.
Watercolour world comes to life on screen
Local artist Susan McCallum created art for award-winning show Stefania Seccia staff reporter
One local artist put paintbrush to paper to green screen for a children’s show that follows the story of two Tlingit aboriginal warriors travelling the Northwest coast in search of an artifact. Burnaby resident Susan McCallum garnered international distinction at the Banff World Media Festival last month for her involvement in the Yukon television production, Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock. “I designed the artwork and helped create a world,” McCallum said in a phone interview with the Burnaby NOW. “It’s shot in front of a green screen.” McCallum provides the watercolour paintings and ships them to the animation company based in Edmonton, where they are transformed into the special effects and displayed on the green screen the actors perform in front of while shooting. “They do a fantastic job of special effects,” she said, of the Edmonton company, Rat Creek Design. “It looks so realistic. I
painted it realistically, and I don’t grounds and actors, according to do it often, but obviously it was McCallum. successful.” “I’ve been working on it for McCallum specializes in four years,” she said. “I’m really watercolour painting and was focusing on getting more green able to work out of her studio for screen work.” the show. McCallum is an artist in resi“It was an email relationship,” dence for the Vancouver school she explained. “They send me district and has many programs lists of hundreds on the go working with of things to paint. children and paint“I designed the ing – including a proIt requires a lot of research and I fax gram she created for artwork and them sketches to see spectrum helped create a fetal-alcohol if it’s exactly what disorder teens, which world. It’s shot in has one group paintthey want.” The Yukon-based front of a green ing going up in the production was up provincial law courts screen.” against others from building in downtown Australia, Germany, Vancouver. SUSAN McCALLUM U.K., China and Anash and the Legacy Artist Toronto. of the Sun-Rock was Despite the tight also recognized at the race, the show took the top Rockie Rosie awards for Best Children’s award as Best Youth Production Program or Series, and it won – Fiction. the Best Narration award at the “I had a lot of fun doing it,” 2011 Alberta Film and Television she said. “I lived in the Yukon Awards last May. for 20 years. … I moved there McCallum said her work when I was 18 and fell in love experience was fantastic due in with the land and the people. I part to the team she gets to work really immersed myself in with with; including writer, directhe culture.” tor and producer Carol Geddes; The 13-episode produc- Kim Clegg, director of animation tion (two seasons) was noted, from Rat Creek Design; and Josh by the jury, for its quality and Miller, executive producer. unique story told in live animaFor more information about tion style with watercolour back- the show, visit www.anash
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Award winner: Local artist Susan McCallum has garnered recognition for her work on a Yukon television production. interactive.com. To contact McCallum, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-430-1355. “I would like to thank all the people that have encouraged me with my art through the years
and giving me the privilege to translate their stories into art,” she added. “A special mention to my strong, supportive family that has believed in me. It is a blessing to make a living at your life’s passion.”
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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 JULY 26 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. 22, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12970
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The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to consolidate and service the subject site as well as to provide parameters for future development. BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 20, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12962 Rez. #11-16 2830 Douglas Road Lot 1, District Lot 74, Group 1, NWD Plan LMP5585 From:
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The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a change of use to the existing two-storey commercial building to an office-industrial use.
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 24, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12976 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, as well as other minor regulatory changes regarding side and rear yard setback provisions for commercial or industrial developments adjacent to a Comprehensive Development District site, and regulation of business establishments for the purchase of gold, silver, and other precious metals.
Lot 13 Except: Firstly; Part on Plan 5594, Secondly; Part on Plan 5734, Thirdly; Part Dedicated Road on Plan BCP6, DL166A, GRP 1, NWD Plan 524 Part (as shown on Expropriation PL 5594) Lot 13, DL166A, GRP 1, NWD Plan 524)
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 21, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12963
BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 25, 2011 – BYLAW NO. 12977 TEXT AMENDMENT The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw text amendment is to provide clarification and improvements to the wording of the bylaw regarding off-street parking provisions in the Hastings Street Area Plan.
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 until Tuesday, 2011 July 26. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING A. Skipsey ACTING CITY CLERK
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Burnaby Board of Trade members and local community leaders attended the business roundtable meeting to tackle the issue of homelessness in Burnaby MICHAEL KELLER email@example.com
Burnaby, BC – Over the past year the Burnaby Board of Trade, in consultation with numerous community partners and government bodies, has been working to address the issue of homelessness in Burnaby – a process that reached a significant milestone last month with the completion of a business roundtable meeting attended by some of Burnaby’s most prominent business executives, community leaders, and elected officials. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss how the local business community could be engaged in solving the issue. The BBOTs engagement with homelessness began as part of its commitment to a triple bottom line of
economic, social and environmental sustainability. Last September the BBOT presented a resolution to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Surrey Board of Trade and the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, which was successfully passed a short time later. Since the passing of the CCC resolution, the BBOT has been working to develop a ‘Made in Burnaby’ plan to address homelessness, an effort that has been generously funded to date by Vancity Community Foundation and Metropolis at Metrotown . Under the umbrella of its Social Development Committee, a Homelessness Reference Group was formed to work with consultants on the creation of a comprehensive see Business Roundtable, 2
Message from Paul Holden
It has been an exciting time for the Burnaby Board of Trade these last couple of months as we find ourselves in the midst of a very busy summer season. In recent weeks we have held our annual general meeting, co-hosted a members reception with other local chambers, reported on the HST referendum, and continued to grow our membership (just to name a few things). We have also made significant progress in our social development initiatives, hosting a business roundtable on homelessness last month with some of Burnaby’s most prominent business leaders Paul Holden, President & CEO and government officials, as well as establishing a new Immigrant Integration Subcommittee to continue our ongoing efforts to address employment barriers for internationally trained and educated new Canadians. Lately we have also been taking greater steps to connect with elected officials in our ongoing effort to bridge the gap between business and government at all levels. The BBOT strives to provide our members with unique access to policy makers from across the political spectrum, and in that spirit this month we will be hosting a luncheon with BC NDP leader Adrian Dix for a discussion on his views of the issues that face the people and businesses of British
Columbia. In addition, we have been meeting regularly with local MPs, MLAs, and Mayors from across Metro Vancouver to ensure our members have the most up to date information on the policies and decisions that affect them. I am also happy to announce as part of our free Boardroom Series, we are kicking off a three part Social Media for Small Business seminar presented by Business Centre Solutions. The first of the series, Getting Social for Small Business, will teach the fundamentals of successfully incorporating social media in a business environment and is perfect for the novice or beginner who’s unsure of where to start. Finally, I hope to see many of you at our annual charity golf tournament taking place in September in support of KidSport Burnaby. This year the tournament is being held at a new location – the beautiful Riverway Golf Course – and promises to be a terrific day. This is one of our most popular events of the year and it always sells out, so visit www.bbot.ca or call 604.412-0100 to register today. As always, I would like to thank you on behalf of the Burnaby Board of Trade for your continuing support, and I wish you the best of luck this business year. Sincerely,
Paul Holden President & CEO Burnaby Board of Trade
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The story of you HEALTHWISE
Dr. Davidicus Wong
n my last column, I wrote of the expectations and core beliefs about relationships that we each bring to our relationships. Influenced by the examples of our parents and the experience of previous relationships, this preprogramming can affect how you relate as a couple from the start. This is the backstory that each person brings to the relationship. One’s individual psychological and relationship history influences the telling of the couple’s story. Every couple has a story of their relationship. In long married couples, the story is often consensual; they agree on the main points; where they differ in the details is often a source of good-natured humour. When couples separate and divorce, their stories are often quite different. Each of course is a simplification of a complex history. For better or worse, these stories help us make sense of our lives. In cognitive therapy as it applies to marital counselling, we frequently recognize a turning point when one partner’s opinion of the other changes dramatically for the worst. The turning point could be perceived betrayal – through an affair, a forgotten anniversary or birthday, or a demonstration of bad behaviour. The lens with which the offending partner is viewed changes to the negative, and all that is said and done is interpreted in that negative light. The positives once seen in the other are filtered out. We can also lose sight of what we love in one another by allowing the busyness of the rest of our lives to take over. When we stop focusing on our primary voluntary relationship and allow the stresses of childrearing, finances, work and other relationships to intrude, we may experience fewer warm and positive moments together and appreciate one another less. Sit down together and tell the story of your relationship. No doubt you will differ in the details; every couple does. What qualities do you admire
most in one another? This question reminds us of how you felt when you first fell in love. How do you express love, affection, caring and friendship? This question allows each to express the love behind their actions and reminds the other that they are loved. It also allows each to express what they need to feel loved. Some of us need hugs, kisses and clear expressions of love on a daily basis; some show their love in more subtle and quiet ways. Often we don’t know how much we are really loved and appreciated. We leave much of the positive left unsaid. What can you do together to sustain and nurture your relationship? This question reminds us that we write our stories together. Success in a relationship requires a consensual desire to change and work together for shared happiness. When one or both of
you is unhappy, personal unhappiness becomes the focus of your attention, and it is easy to fall into the trap of seeing the other as the cause of your unhappiness – your opponent rather than your partner. When we see one another as key to our greater happiness in the co-creation of a loving and harmonious home, we recognize our shared responsibility and consensual devotion to our relationship. In upcoming columns and in my blog at davidicuswong.wordpress. com: more on improving how we relate and communicate in marriage and other significant relationships. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a physician and writer. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper, and his blog can be found at davidicuswong. wordpress.com, twitter.com/ drdavidicuswong and facebook.com/davidicus.wong.
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hree years ago, I took my sisters for a family meal at Da Mario Ristorante Italiano in North Burnaby. It was one of the last chances for the three of us to have a quiet meal without significant others, children, parents and friends. Since that time, a new niece has arrived, one of my sisters has moved, albeit even closer to me, and I’ve continued travelling so much that rare is the time when all three of us are available for a meal together. I wrote about that meal for The Vancouver Sun, and it remains one of my favourite restaurant review stories because of the company and the food.
When I went to visit Mario and Isabella Basile on a recent sunny summer afternoon, I was welcomed with open arms at one of North Burnaby’s favourite eateries. The Basiles have operated the restaurant on Capitol Hill for more than 13 years, and everything Mario learned in the 24 years prior to that at other fine Italian eateries in Vancouver and Richmond is on full display at the cozy Hastings Street spot. Take, for example, the homemade pasta sauce that Mario makes every three or four days. He had just finished making a batch and was putting it into the fridge. “I make it from scratch, and the secret is I let it marinate for at least a day before I serve it,” said Mario. “It’s my own special recipe.” When I asked him what he puts in his sauce, Mario is loath to reveal his secret ingredients.
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Da Mario: Making the most of it hours of a small businessperson wasn’t that appealing. The passion Mario and Isabella have for their business extends to what they consider their favourite dishes. “We love everything on the menu,” said Isabella. “I think people keep coming back because of the quality of the food. Everything’s homemade, and there’s nothing on the menu we wouldn’t eat ourselves,” adds Mario. As for the family atmosphere, Mario and Isabella take the trouble to say hi to all their customers. “We’re a restaurant for
everybody,” he said. “I like to think of all my customers as family.” Da Mario Ristorante Italiano is at 5601 Hastings St. It’s open 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch (Tuesday to Friday), 5 to 10 p.m. for dinner, until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, closed Mondays. For more info, call 604294-1121. ◆ Alfie’s Da Mario Dining Tips ◆ The stars of the hot appetizer menu are the oysters in a tangy tomato sauce ($7.95) and the smelts pan-fried with eggs and flour ($7.50). The oysters are fresh and tasty,
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First-timers win reinstated fourth Giro Tom Berridge sports editor
The fourth Giro di Burnaby could not have been better scripted. Two first-year entrants, Cameron MacKinnon of Calgary and 19-year-old Saskatchewan rider Julia Garnet, won their debut races in the centrepiece of B.C. Superweek on the streets of North Burnaby on July 14. MacKinnon, riding for Team H&R Block, bested a top field of 80 riders in the men’s 55-kilometre criterium in a final sprint down Hastings that resulted in an exciting photo finish. MacKinnon, a former Pan American Games track champion, outpedalled Bailey McKnight of Team Red Truck Racing, by a wheel at the finish in a time of 72:51 minutes. “I didn’t know if I could sprint or not,” MacKinnon said after the race. MacKinnon, who won the gold medal in the 1km time trial in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2006, used his track savvy to edge the field. “Definitely, I lived in White Rock and trained in Burnaby (velodrome) four times a week. That track is like my second home. Definitely Burnaby has been good to me,” said MacKinnon, who is contesting his first year back on the road in seven years. MacKinnon was part of a second six-man group of riders that successfully broke away from the pack by lap 15 and built up a 20-
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A merry chase: Eventual Giro champion Julia Garnet, in black, and runner-up Jenny Lehmann, right, led a breakaway partnership from Lap 4 and dominated the women’s Giro di Burnaby criterium last Thursday. second lead with 21 of the 30 laps completed. But with two laps to go McKnight led a further break, along with eventual third-place finisher Justin Kerr of H&R Block, American Reid Mumford and German rider Dominik Roels, who finished well back at the finish. But with the pack closing quickly on the leaders, MacKinnon found his opportunity and took it.
“Today would be the highlight of the season,” MacKinnon said. “It’s been getting better. We’re looking forward to White Rock.” After a top-10 finish in the road race at the Tour de Delta on July 11, MacKinnon finished fifth in the hill climb in White Rock last weekend. Local rider, Scott Laliberte, a former world masters track champion,
raced in his fourth Giro di Burnaby, winning two race preems and finishing in 41st place. In the 20-lap women’s 37km criterium, Garnet and Local Ride Racing’s Jenny Lehmann led an usual breakaway after just the fourth lap and held on to finish first and second, respectively. TogetherwithLehmann, Garnet, a junior national time trial champion, built
up more than a minute lead over the women’s pack by the midway point and were in no danger of being caught. Garnet then left Lehmann behind with three laps to go to finish alone in first place in a time of 54:50. Red Truck teammate Karlee Gendron, bronze Giro Page 21
Lakers upset national No. 1 New Westminster Tom Berridge sports editor
The Burnaby Lakers pulled off a major upset in the Western Lacrosse Association last week. The unheralded senior A Lakers knocked off the No. 1-ranked team in the country, beating the New Westminster Salmonbellies 9-8 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Friday. The Lakers’ win left Burnaby in sole possession of fifth place in a tightly contested league that will likely go down to the final week to sort out final playoff positioning for all but the league-leading Golf Burnaby
Salmonbellies. Just the day before, Burnaby fell behind the ‘Bellies 7-1 at Queen’s Park Arena before pulling up their socks in the final period in an 8-4 loss to New Westminster. The Lakers got off to another slow start at home, falling behind 2-0 but quickly rallying in the middle period to tie the game on Peter McFetridge’s first of two counter-attack goals. Burnaby then took the lead off the ensuing faceoff on Calvin Craig’s hat trick marker and held on to at least a share of that lead for all but a couple of minutes in the third.
“It’s good to see what we can do in 40 minutes. We had confidence we could come out with a win,” said McFetridge, who was dealt to the Lakers in an earlier preseason trade for the rights to Burnaby’s No. 1 draft pick Kevin Crowley. “That’s the biggest thing. We had confidence we can actually come back.” Tied 5-5 heading into the final frame, New West stole back the lead on Martin Cummings’ second goal of the game from the left crease, this time on a great setup from Salmonbellies’ third star Jeff Zywicki. But Burnaby struck back quick-
ly on Colton Clark’s first of two in the period on a power play. McFetridge then put the Lakers back into the lead on a transition goal after a great reaction save from rookie keeper and second star Dan Lewis on Jordan McBride. Lewis, who had another strong start in the Burnaby net, stopped 35 shots for his fourth win of the season. Craig was named the game’s first star, with a game-high three goals and four points. “I know this was a big moment Lakers Page 21
Girls’ nationals come to New West Three girls on Burnaby’s provincialgold-medal-winning bantam lacrosse team will be headlining Team B.C. at the 2011 national girls’ lacrosse championships in New Westminster, beginning Saturday. B.C.’s bantam team will also have six girls from the host New Westminster association on the provincial squad. The midget girls’ nationals, held in conjunction with the bantam tournament, will take place at the same time at Queen’s Park Arena from Saturday, July 23 to Thursday, July 28. New Westminster dominated this year’s B.C. team with seven selections named to the rep side. This year, four provincial representative teams, including Alberta, Ontario and Team Atlantic, will take part in both the bantam and midget championships. Iroquois Nation was a late withdrawl. Tournament director Jamie Stewart said lacrosse fans will see Canada’s summer sport played just the way it is supposed to be played. “These girls can pass and catch just as well as the boys, and the goaltending is fantastic,” Stewart said, adding most of the girls have grown up with lacrosse sticks in their hands. “(The games) will be high-paced, especially the B.C. Ontario games. I suspect it will be run and gun.” The medal games for both divisions will be played on Thursday, beginning with the bronze medal bantam game at 11 a.m. The midget bronze matchup will follow at 12:30 p.m. The gold-medal finals are scheduled to begin with the bantam division at 2:15 p.m. The midget final will be a 3:45 p.m. start. Closing ceremonies will take place following the championship final games at 5:30 p.m.
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Junior 2nd at OK stop Lucas Gatto of Burnaby finished second at junior golf’s first tournament of the season in the Okanagan. Gatto carded back-toback even-par 72s to finish one stroke shy of the boys’ 14-to-16 division winner David Guterson of Calgary at the Maple Leaf Tour stop at the Harvest Golf Club in Kelowna on July 16. Guterson blazed to the top in the opening round with a four-under-par 68, but managed to keep ahead of Gatto despite a threeover-par round on the final day. Guterson went on to beat 17-year-old Jordan Hoodikoff in a six-hole playoff to win an exemption into the Texas Junior Golf Tour Holiday Classic in Austin, Texas. Gatto, who placed 10th at the recent B.C. junior golf championships, won a closest-to-the-pin prize in his age group. Next stop on the tour is the 54-hole Odlum Brown Classic at the Northview Golf Club in Cloverdale from July 25 to 27.
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medallist in Delta earlier in the week, came third again. “(Lehmann and I) worked very well together and my teammates did a good job keeping it together,” said Garnet after the race. “I haven’t done so well, so it was nice to have a change of luck and have
a good race.” The Red Truck women’s team had dominted Superweek up to the Giro, taking first overall after the three stages in Delta and a first and third place in the inaugural race at UBC. “Our team has been doing really well in Superweek. It’s good to keep it going,” Garnet
added. The weather also cooperated after a downpour threatened the race earlier in the afternoon. But by racetime the 1.85-kilometre course along a stretch of Hastings and Albert streets had dried out and the sprinkles stayed away until just minutes after the final presentations were made.
Burnaby’s Kelsey Haberl was named to the 2011 Canadian Open Fastpitch all-star team on July 15. The first-base for the Canadian national team averaged .381 at the plate and was error-free in the tournament. Haberl, a junior at Simon Fraser University, was the only Canadian team member selected to the all-star squad.
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for the team and for me,” McFetridge said, referring to Burnaby’s first two games against the ‘Bellies. “I won’t lie, it was emotional to be back in Queen’s Park (on Thursday) and being on the opposite end of the floor. I wasn’t sure how I’d react. But going into the game and having confidence that we can beat them was huge.” The proof came later in the third period after New West’s Sean Robinson knotted the contest at 77 with his second of the game midway through the period. But Trevor Moore countered for Burnaby with a sweeping low shot off a screen that fooled Matt Roik. Clark then tallied the game-winner on a nice cross-floor pass from
Dane Stevens at 16:58. But Burnaby did not get away without some collateral damage. Defenders Owen McNabb, with an injured ankle, and Mike Brascia, with a hamstring, both had to be helped from the floor in the third period. But McFetridge said it’s all about going forward from here on in. “For us to be where we’re at. … it’s just a great show,” he said. “We’re not focussing on what we’re doing wrong, but building on what we’re doing right.” With just three games left in the regular season and both Maple Ridge and Nanaimo within a point of Burnaby for the fourth-and-final playoff spot, every point will be crucial. The Lakers are in Victoria on Friday.
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BCMOBILEHOMES.CA. NEW 16 wides from $69,900. Drywall and appliances included. 1-866-573-1288. 250-573-2278.
Out Of Town Property
TEXAS LAND FORECLOSURES! 20/40 acre tracts. Near growing El Paso-Was $16,900 (USD) Now $12,900 (USD) $0 Down, take over payments,$99/mo. (USD) Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE map/pictures. 866-484-0857 (US)
NEW WEST 1 BR apt, $680 & up, n/s, n/p, n/d, nr Douglas College & skytrain. 604-839-8156. COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 1 & 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755
BBY METROTOWN 1 & 2 BR. Avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 604-715-1824 NEW WEST. 1 BR. H/wd floors. $700/mo incl heat, h/w & cbl. Ns/ np. 604-939-1423, 604-980-8170 BBY, METROTOWN. 1 - 2 BR. Clean, quiet bldg. Incl heat/hot water. Immed. 778-323-0237 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet 1 Br, $875 incld heat, hw, hardwood, 1 yr lease, np, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803
1 & 2 BEDROOM APT
Houses - Sale
Houses - Sale
Business Opps/ Franchises
#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 firstname.lastname@example.org
• Ages 2½ - 6 Years Old • Preschool & Kindergarten • Full Montessori Curriculum
Money to Loan
BANKS SAY NO? WE SAY YES!
LICENSED In-Home Multi-Age Childcare, 7050 Broadway, Burnaby * 1:4 teacher to children ratio * ECE licensed staff * English and Mandarin * www.springchildcare.ca Call: (604) 417-7153 email: email@example.com
TRAINED MASSEUSE $55/hr, Call Kathy 778-885-5254 www.massagebykathy.info
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Tools & Equipment
JOHN DEERE ride on mower model X300R $2500. Phone 604-792-9049
WINTER Vacations to Las Vegas Rocky Desert Tours by TRAXX Coachlines 9 Day Luxury Motor Coach Tours to Las Vegas Departure dates; Oct 1,15, 23, Nov 5,19, Dec 3,10, Jan 7,14, 21 Feb 4, 18 Overnight stops in Oregon/Nevada. Tours stay at either Circus Circus/4 Queens. Many "Specials" included. UNBELIEVABLE PRICE OF $399.00 per person /db occ, no HST Includes luxury motor coach travel and hotel rooms for 8 nights. Call 403-948-1784 ext 1211 to book or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The estate of NATALIE ANDROSOW also known as NATALIE ANDERSOW and N ANDROSOW deceased, formerly of #1204-5645 Barker Ave., Burnaby, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of NATALIE ANDROSOW also known as NATALIE ANDERSOW and N ANDROSOW, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executor, Royal Trust Corporation of Canada (Attn: Nicole Faigaux) at 7th Floor, 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4P3 on or before August 15th 2011, after which date the executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executor then has notice.
www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.
7406 Imperial Street, Bby
on Balmoral Street available June 1. Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604- 805-9490
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
NEW WEST, Ashley Mansion, 815 St Andrews St. 1 BR, 2nd flr, newly painted. Aug 1. Incl ht, h/w & cable. Refs. N/p. 604-526-4547
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261
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KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
St Andrews Street 2 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Aug 1. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
St Andrews Street 2 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
NEW WEST. Bachelor suite, $650/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636
NEW WEST Cozy Studio apt, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, n/s, n/p, $545. 604-783-6003
POCO DWNTWN, almost new 2 BR Condo, 2 f/bths, 6 appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr all amens, N/s, N/p, $1220/mo. Call 604-942-8649
320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
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.
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
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
NEW WEST. Reno’d 1 BR suite, new applis, flooring & fixtures. Rent is from $795. 604-724-8353
Duplexes - Rent
3 BR upper, Metrotown, 1800sf $1575+60%utils, pets ok, 3 appls, share wd, sauna, fp, soaker tub, garage, Aug 1, 604-818-1129
Houses - Rent
ANMORE coach house, 1,100 sf, 2 BR + den, 5 appls, bright, nr bus, painted, big yd, quiet. $1590. Nr Buntzen Lake. 778-688-6622
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
102-120 Agnes St, N.West
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.
No pets. Available now.
COQ. 1 BR, g/lvl, full bath, priv w/d. Ns/np. $800/mo incl hydro. Near bus. Immed. 604-761-9235
DUNDRAVE , 5BR,4.5ba,10y old,3level,Aug1, Small Pets OK $5,950 Monthly Call: (604) 764-6145
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, laminate floors, $595 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, nr SFU & Lougheed Mall. Suits professional working person or student. References Required. Avail Now. Call 778-846-5275
3 BR upper, PoCo, Citadel area, nr bus & schls, own w/d, 3 appls, $1500/mo incls utils, N/s, N/p, 1 1/2 baths, Aug 1. 604-779-6893. BBY 1 BR bachelor ste, nr Edmonds skytrain, $675 incls utils. N/S. Av now. 604-777-1767 BBY 2 BR g/lev, w/d, covered prkg, nr bus, $900 incls utils. Av now. N/S & N/P. 604-790-8433 BBY DEER Lk area brand new spac 1 BR ste, new appls own w/d, nr amens. $1050 inc cbl/net. N/p, n/s. Aug 1. 604-294-9830 BBY N. BCIT Newer 2 BR, grnd flr, $800 incls utls. N/S, N/P. Avail now. Very clean. 604-293-2295 BBY Royal Oak/Rumble, 1 BR g/lvl ste, n/p, n/s, no w/d, $750 incls utils. Immed. 604-375-4261 BBY SFU, 2 BR, 1000sf, bright & clean, share washer. $850 + 50% utils. Ns/np. Now. 604-421-1196 COQ, Mariner Way. 2 BR. 1 bath h/wd flrs, priv w/d. $825/mo + 1⁄3 util. Ns/np. Aug 1. 604-521-5642
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
ALLY’S CLEANING SERVICE, serving Burnaby & Vanc. for 15 yrs. Reas. rates. 604-725-9005 A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671
1BDRM/1BTH 4881 Ridgelawn Drive, Burnaby incl:Shared Laundry,cable,heat,hydro $875 Aug 1st 604-299-2783
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
POCO 2 BR T/H $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824
Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat/lawn/cedar fence/paving stones, trim trees. 604-377-3107 ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984 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
Lawn & Garden
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
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 email@example.com
Wanted To Rent
# 1167 LIC. $25 service charge. Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter. 617-1774
LICENSED ELECTRICIAN res/ comm, small jobs ok. Free Est, Reas. Lic106797. 604-773-5190 ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect
Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493
Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951 NEW WEST or Sapperton. Senior with cockatoo bird, wants a 2 BR bsmt suite. 604-544-0198, lv msg
1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Go to http://www.burnabynow.com or call 604-444-3000.
Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224
POCO, CITADEL. Spacious 2 BR, priv entry, large kitchen, priv w/d. 1,000 sq ft. Ns/np. $1100/mo incl hydro. Immed. 604-418-3147 SASAMAT LAKE. Bach in Belcarra. priv ent, incl util, appl, w/d, N/s N/p, $700. 604-936-9364
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+).
★ ANYTIME DAY or Night ★★ Carmen 604-505-0522 I WILL do IT ALL
Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration.
Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741
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
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
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
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
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HOME SERVICES AUTOMOTIVE
NEW & REPAIRS. Concrete, Rock, Brick, Tile, Stairs, Walls, Slabs, Landscape. 604-619-2447
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
Knights Moving Licensed, Ins & Bonded Local & Long Distance Free Estimates A+BBB Rating
$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 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 BEST WEST Moving 24/7, 7 days a week. Great Rates. Also short notice moves. Call 604-319-1010 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
Oil Tank Removal
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265
• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Exp. • Fully Insured • WCB Covered
QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
A-1 PAINT CO.
ALLSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Tried & True Since 1902
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
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
• Power Washing • Window and Gutter Cleaning • Lowest Price Guaranteed Call Tyler 778-386-3783 affordahomeser vices.ca PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
Renovations & Home Improvement
KARLO K CONTRACTING Basements, Washrooms, Framing, Plumbing, Tiles, Stairs, Sundecks, Garages. All Types of Renovations Licensed - Bonded (778) 885-5733 Free Estimates
CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715
MATCO DESIGN - Renovations
*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 firstname.lastname@example.org
A small repair may save costly plastering expenses. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
RENO’S, CARPENTRY, Drywall, Handyman. 30 years experience. Phone David • 604-825-4072
“We Keep you Dry”
Spring Su Spec*ial mmerSpecial WE WE PAY PAY THE THEHST! HST!
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL
Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760
Lowest $$$ No Gimmicks! Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com JAMES RUBBISH REMOVAL, Comm/Res, All kinds of Garbage & Yard Clean-up. 604-781-6046
604-984-9004 604-984-6560 A #1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
West Coast Colour 778 231 1303
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 23 out of 27 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Receive a $500 Gift Card. 1-888-593-6095
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2008 TOYOTA Tacoma 4x4 manual, 52,371 kms, 1 owner, grey ext. $23,900. 604-792-9049
$ BEST RATES $ Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
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 FALK’S WINDOW CLEANING Gutter Cleaning & Power Washing. Call Jim Falk 778-389-1787
1993 VW diesel camperized van, 5 spd, 276,587 kms, 46 km per gallon, $9900. 604-792-9049
2001 Honda CR-V 156,000 kms, 5 spd, Silver, Excellent Condition. $8100.00 OBO 1-604-938-1582
’07 DODGE Ram 1500 SLT quad cab 4WD (12000) low kms, clean local lease no acc’ds. BCAA inspected. $21,460 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12000
Sports & Imports 1999 TOYOTA Sienna LE Minivan. Original owner, 250K mostly hwy. Grt cond. Runs great. A/c’d till March 2013 Hidden hitch. $3,900 OBO. 604-882-0039.
1981 CHEV 3/4 ton, propane motor, good work truck $1000 obo as is 604-985-0886
Collectibles & Classics
1991 BMW 735i Silver /Black lthr intr; loaded 6 Cyl , A/C’d, body excl, No acc’ds, 197,100 km Runs greatAll services BMW mechanics extras $4500 obo. 604-322-8644
2005 BMW 325I Sedan beautiful & locally owned. BCAA inspected & Carproof reports. $13,980 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12206.
1930 FORD Model A rare model cabriolet/convertible, twin side mounts, rumble seat, restored to original. $20,000. 604-999-0762
1966 MG MGB 30,000 kms A Beauty! This fully restored B has $30,000 invested. Runs great and looks great. You will not be disappointed. Fully documented. $12,700 Call: (604) 846 -4600 or email: email@example.com.
2007 2 dr Spyder auto Mitsubishi Eclipse, Grey Pearl 47,000k’s Rockford Fosgate, MP3, 6-disc, a/c, A/L Brakes, Anti-Theft, Airbags, Heated Seats, Pwr & tons more. $17,500 obo. Holly 604-833-2219
1991 DODGE Ram Cargo Van $4,900. 1986 Chrysler Town & Country Stn Wagon, $2,500. Both vehicles well maint. and in very good cond. Edna 604-521-0922
1998 DODGE Neon $2500 obo Very Clean AC, PS, PB, good tires, 604-802-2344 2001 CHEV Cavalier, auto, 150,000 kms, new tires & brakes, very clean $3800. 604-230-8152
Parts & Accessories
2008 CHEVY EQUINOX LS. Super low pricing No accidents and full load. BCAA inspected. $12,980 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12210
2008 YARIS R-S, 29K, trlr hitch, bike rack, winter tires & chains, 5 spd, 3 dr. $10,500, 778-772-6873
2010 HYUNDAI Genesis Coupe. auto, 3.8L, sunroof, red, 31,000k’s, $25,900. Ph 604-505-2790
2008 F-350 LARIAT S/C 4WD LWB (DVD) No acc’d, loaded Clean in/ out. BCAA inspected & Carproof $28,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12172
1999 Civic Hatchback Black, 249,000 kms, 5 speed manual. New catalytic converter, o2 sensors, belts, tires clutch and transmission and more. Retiring, must sell. $3,500 Call: (604) 209-3442
2008 FORD Escape Hybrid, auto, AWD, fully loaded, no leather, metalic blue, very cheap on gas, $16,800. 604-854-3732
JEEP OWNERS - PARTS, ACCESSORIES for Jeeps from 1942 to 2011. Huge Stock, Lower Prices, Fast Shipping. Gemini Sales, Burnaby, B.C. (604) 294-2623 (604) 949-0040. Shop online: www.gemini-sales.com
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1979 SKYLARK trailer, 18.5 ft, good cond, F/S, bath/shower, orig owner. $4500 obo. 604-291-2090
1993 TERRY 25’ 5th wheel, air & many extras too much to list. To be seen is to be appreciated. Selling for health reasons. 604-792-3403 or 604-316-1492 20FT TRAILOR, top cond, slps 4, a/c, dbl gazed windows, furnace, loaded $4,000 obo 604-325-8304
05 *CLEAN* Royal Classic 28’ 35,350km, sleeps 6, queen bdrm, all amenities, ext wrt. 778-999-0559
Sell Your RV or Boat
Scrap Car Removal
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL MIKE:
17.5’ CANAVENTURE 90hp outboard Merc Deep V, roadrunner trailer, runs excellent. $3300 obo. 604-889-6409
2005 SIERRA SLE 1500 4X4 ext cab (Hybrid). Grt km’s, no acc’d. BCAA inspected & Carproof on file. $15,910. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk11974
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2002 SUBARU Legacy Outback wagon. P/W, locks & seats. CD player. Roof racks. A/C Auto AWD. 144,000km. Rebuilt Trans Newer tires. Abbotsford $5900. 604-302-9029
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232
*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty
FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309. Free Delivery
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A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★reroof ★ repair★ Fully Ins. Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates
Shingles, Cedar Shakes, or Torchon. 30, 40, 50 material warranty
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811
Pro Painting Interior-Exterior Top Quality, Professional Work Free Estimates
PLUMBING • DRAIN CLEANING
JOHNSON MECHANICAL Call 24/7 • 604-925-0234
CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
Seniors 10% Disc • 28 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
YOUNG BROTHERS ROOFING
A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $150 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Aug. 1 & Save 15%
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Visit us online to receive a special discount:
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
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