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The City of Burnaby may be the only city left in the Greater Vancouver area that doesn’t post its election disclosure statements online. Anne Skipsey, Burnaby’s chief election officer, said city council would have to pass a bylaw to change from the current system of having the documents available in a binder in the clerk’s office to a new system of online posting of all documents. “Nobody has made that decision,” she said. “Council has not seen the necessity of doing this (change).” Skipsey said she still has to put together a report to council about the 2011 election, and it may be appropriate to note that Burnaby is one of the few cities left in the province not to have gone to an online disclosure system. Coun. Sav Dhaliwal said he hasn’t heard much complaint or feedback from the public asking for the election disclosure documents to be posted online. “I don’t think it’s a high priority,” he said. “Other than newspaper reporters, I wonder if anybody looks at them. Staff hasn’t brought it up to us as a major issue. “I think there are a few other things ahead of this that I believe are more of a priority for taxpayers.” Disclosures Page 9

TRAGIC EVENT STILL CAPTIVATES A CENTURY LATER

The lure of the Titanic never ends Christina Myers staff reporter

In the grand story of the Titanic, it may seem that all that can be said, has been said already: the sinking of the great ship has held the collective interest of the world for a century now, its story being told and retold through films, books and reams of historical research so

extensive it may seem that there are no mysteries left to uncover. And yet, as the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic approaches, there are still unknown details about the people who lost their lives – or barely escaped – on the night of April 15, 1912, and an appetite among the public to learn more about one of the most famous events of the 20th century.

The fascination with the Titanic makes perfect sense to Scott Larsen, a freelance journalist who has spent the last few months immersed in the story. “It has everything in one historical moment: it has rich, poor, it has hope, it has love, it has grief,” he told the NOW. “And it’s a puzzle, with pieces to fit together. It’s totally pulled me in.”

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And he’s not alone in that. “The three most-written about topics in the world are, first, Jesus, then the U.S. Civil War and third is Titanic. It absorbs people,” he said. “I think it draws you in, in different ways – if you’re interested in ship building, in maritime history, in people, in the story of immigrants. It’s all there.” Larsen, a New Westminster resident, has been working on a six-part series about the ship and her Scandinavian passengers for the Den Danske Pioneer, an English language international Danish newspaper published out of Chicago, for the last few months. The commonly held belief – buoyed, no doubt, by the 1997 James Cameron epic film Titanic – is that the passengers aboard the ship were predominantly wealthy English and poor Irish, with just a sprinkling of Americans and Europeans of various nationalities among them, isn’t quite accurate. In fact, says Larsen, Scandinavians made up a bulk of the passengers and yet their stories have remained largely unheard. “The top three were the British and American – about 300 each, and those were mostly the upper class who simply wanted to ride on the maiden voyage of the Titanic – and then as a group, the Scandinavians were the third largest (group),” he said. Scandinavians include those from Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. “There were more Swedes than Irish,” he notes. Those stories – the lives and often deaths of the 13 Danish, 31 Norwegians, 123 Swedes and 65 Finns aboard the ship – are what

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Larsen hopes to share with readers of the Pioneer. And, on April 1, he’ll also be sharing some of those stories at the Scandinavian Community Centre in Burnaby.

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he story of the Titanic is so familiar to most in North America that the basic details need little reiteration: the ship left Southampton on April 10, made stops on the coast of France and then Ireland, and finally headed off for New York across the cold Atlantic. One hundred years ago this week, the lifeboats – of which it would later be learned there were not enough – were being tested; final fittings were deemed complete throughout the ship on March 31. With less than two weeks till it was scheduled to depart, there was still a flurry of activity going on to outfit it completely. Its maiden voyage might have been over before it even began, with a close call as it left Southampton – the large wake it created caused another ship to pitch, breaking its rigging. The two ships came within just a handful of feet from touching. But the minor crisis was averted, and it set off delayed by only an hour. Among those who research the Titanic, there’s still now speculation about exactly what went wrong, and how. Some details aren’t in debate: at some time just prior to midnight on April 14, on a cold and clear night, the ship hit an iceberg, its hull breached in multiple spots which, given the design of the interior, made it impossible to stop the flow of water. By 2:30 a.m., the ship had sunk entirely – some 1,517 people had died, many of them still inside the third-class passenger area, and just 701 were still alive, awaiting rescue. But how exactly had the ship hit the iceberg in the first place? How much did a desire for speed lead to the disaster – if at all? How did the iceberg get missed when crew were dispatched to watch for them, and warnings had been sent to them from other ships? Why were some areas of the ship locked, as many have claimed, making it impossible for people to come on deck? Some of those questions may never be fully answered, but the mystery – for Larsen – is part of the fascination, because it reveals so much about the people who worked and travelled on the ship. History, he says, is always about the people. “This story about the crew member up in the crow’s nest who should have seen the iceberg – some have said he was drunk,” notes Larsen.

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“But one crew member got off in Ireland, and (it’s possible) that he had in his pocket the key to the box that held the binoculars.” One moment of simple human error – forgetting a key in a pocket – may have been just one piece in the disaster’s narrative. But certainly not the only one – another problem was the visibility. “It was the clearest night that anyone can recall – you read that over and over – the ocean was smooth, there was no moon out.” In rougher conditions, the water chopping up against the base of an iceberg will create a more visible line of white, giving a clue that something is ahead; in brightly lit conditions, icebergs are easier to see. That, says Larsen, may have contributed more greatly to the eventual disaster than speed. But there was – as in most great tragedies – no “one answer” to the question of the Titanic’s sinking. Of that, everyone is in agreement.

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or the Scandinavians on board, their experiences in many ways echo what their fellow passengers would have experienced: either surviving the chaos to discover they’d lost family, or perishing altogether.

“One woman was going to Portland with her fiancé, brother and uncle – she was going to get married. ... She was the only one that survived of her family.” SCOTT LARSEN author

Almost all were immigrants – many would not have spoken English at all – and simply getting to the ship and paying for the ticket would have been a monumental task. “First, you had to get permission to even leave your country, as an immigrant – and you got your ticket from a ticket agent in your country. … For an immigrant in 1912, you made maybe (the current equivalent of) $700 annually, and a ticket on Titanic in third class would be about $650. ... First class could be as high as $60,000 to $80,000 in today’s dollars.” Most Scandinavians were in second and third class; even there, in some ways, the Titanic was luxurious as it provided food for third-class passengers.

Most ships at that time required third-class passengers to bring their own provisions aboard for the entire trip – many simply did without. Most of them were people seeking a new life in Canada and the U.S. – people with hopes and dreams for their future. It’s those stories that Larsen has unearthed to get a better picture of the fate of Scandinavians on the Titanic. “One woman was going to Portland with her fiancé, brother and uncle – she was going to get married and get a farm. She was the only one that survived of her family.” Another survivor was Clara Jensen, a Danish woman who escaped wearing just a nightgown and an overcoat. “Every April 14, she would stay up, and she would have the nightgown folded up beside her. … When she died, she was buried with her nightgown at her request.” Some survivors, he notes, fared relatively well – overcoming the tragedy to continue on with their lives. Some did not do so well. “They would have nightmares, one committed suicide, one went into alcoholism. They just couldn’t get their lives together, and they faded away into obscurity. Other people, by the grace of God, put it all together after such a traumatic experience and carried on,” he said. Still far too many didn’t have the chance to recover at all, dying out in the Atlantic – Larsen notes that not a single nationality reached even a 50 per cent survival rate, and most were far lower. Of the 13 Danes, only two survived. Larsen himself was initially drawn to the story after learning that his grandfather had come to North America in the early 1900s, settling in North Dakota as an 11-year-old boy, after travelling from Denmark with an uncle on board the Oceanic – the sister ship to the Titanic. He later heard a chilling story from his stepmother: her godmother had been scheduled to come over from Manchester aboard the Titanic, but the family changed their tickets at the last minute. “The father had a sinking feeling maybe they shouldn’t go on the first voyage,” said Larsen. “When they crossed over the Atlantic on the next ship, she could remember seeing the floating wooden deck chairs still there.”

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odies were found for weeks afterward, though many were never recovered. About 300 are buried in Halifax, notes Larsen. “It was really a tragedy, it really affected people,” he said. And that continues to this day. “I’ve had to get up and leave the computer – you’re dealing with death and dying. … “To think of it: for many there was a language barrier, they couldn’t speak English, and some just didn’t believe that the ship was sinking. There must have been pandemonium. … As well as Hollywood can tell a story, it can’t touch anything you can find in the history books.” Larsen will be sharing some of that history during a talk at the Scandinavian Community Centre in Burnaby on April 1, as part of Nordic Spirit 2012: The Lives They Left Behind, a two-day series of sessions on Scandinavian history and heritage. To find out more about the event, call the centre at 604-294-2777. Larsen has also designed a series of five posters – one each for the four Scandinavian groups and one representing all four – commemorating the passengers on the Titanic, in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. The limited edition, signed posters will be available at the talk, or by contacting Larsen directly at scottlarsen@shaw.ca. cmyers@burnabynow.com www.twitter.com/ChristinaMyersA

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St. Thomas More Collegiate is taking a leap of financial faith in hopes of raising the rest of the money needed to build the private school’s new gymnasium. The school’s board made a decision in mid-March to go ahead with demolishing the current gym, even though they need another $800,000 to complete the replacement. “It was a much more difficult decision than expected, one that required some complex analysis and real soul searching,” said Cam Sylvester, chair of STM’s board, in an address to the school’s community. The independent Catholic school’s 1960s gym isn’t big enough to handle the number of kids now enrolled. The overall costs for a replacement gym were tallied at $7 million, higher than expected, although

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New facility: The new gym at St. Thomas More Collegiate, pictured above in an artist’s illustration, should be ready by September 2013. StanJean Foundation, which donated $2 million. STM asked the school’s 500 or so families to pitch in $600 each, but many donated more than that. Some families donated large amounts: $10,000 or up to $200,000. Parents, alumni, past parents and friends of the school pitched in. The archdiocese gave $50,000, but the independent Catholic

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Legal brothels – anti-woman or a good move? Ontario Appeal Court legalizes brothels, saying women are safer in a house that provides protection and security incensed about the Ontario Appeal Legalizing brothels. Court’s ruling to legalize brothels in It’s one issue that, excuse the term, Ontario. They see the ruling as supportbrings together strange bedfellows. ing the abuse of women. The The religious fundamentalprostitution industry exists ists – in fact even religious Burnaby NOW simply because women can be, moderates – decry the growand are, treated as sex objects. ing support of what they term They argue that, much as countries used “immoral” behaviour. Behaviour that is to benefit from slavery, brothel operanow legally sanctioned by the state. tors benefit from the sale of women’s The feminists and women’s rights bodies, and that is simply wrong. advocates are, for the most part, equally

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The court, in a nutshell, agreed with the argument that safety issues trump morality issues. Sex trade workers, they said, are safer in a secure building – a brothel – than they are on the street furtively dealing with johns. The court essentially recognizes that the state has been pretty much useless in stopping prostitution. Sex trade workers have hailed the decision as a huge victory.

But, alas, we think it is a sad victory. Yes, some sex trade workers will manage to find a brothel that is safer. But the majority of street prostitutes are out there not because they’ve made a career choice but because they were abused as children and/or have a drug or alcohol habit. They are victims who will be revictimized wherever they sell their bodies – in back alleys, or in ‘secure’ houses.

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what other changes may occur he federal NDP has made a historic choice in Thomas under Mulcair’s leadership? The fact he’s a former Liberal Mulcair as its new leader, and was chosen leader despite and it will be interesting to see that speaks volumes of how the how that choice affects not only NDP may be changing before B.C.’s presence in the party but our very eyes. also the party’s strength in this The party has long province. been dominated by The obvious ideologues who wear distinction about Keith Baldrey their social democratic Mulcair is that he is from Quebec and is closely asso- policies on their sleeves, and who have never had to change ciated with that province’s poltheir views because they never itics. Presumably, he will shift his focus to not only maintaining had a remote chance of actually his party’s sudden breakthrough forming a government. But while Mulcair appears to in that province but to also build be a centrist who tilts left, he is on it. not cut from the same cloth as For decades, the NDP has those who built the party. been dominated by MPs and Former party leader Ed activists from Western Canada Broadbent, an icon to much of and parts of Ontario. B.C. has the party faithful, denounced long played an important role, Mulcair’s candidacy in the final as it could always be counted weeks of the campaign. on to send a consistent number Mulcair beat the party estabof NDP MPs to Ottawa in each lishment, and in so doing he election. may have also be able to beat the As a result, B.C. had a good party’s past. I’d be surprised if proportional presence in what was always a fairly small caucus. he embraces a lot of traditional But if Mulcair delivers the goods lefty positions, (he’s already on the record about supportand actually brings the party to power, he won’t be doing it with ing free trade and advocating a more aggressive foreign policy, many more MPs from B.C. including military intervention He will attain power by in such places as Syria). expanding the party’s seat count A B.C. NDP MLA told me he in Quebec and Ontario. As a couldn’t help noticing a photo of result, the historic core of the all the leadership candidates at NDP will shift out of the west, and B.C. will find its influence in the party convention, which to him spoke volumes about the the party begin to wane. So the NDP will become a NDP Page 7 more Quebec-focused party. But

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Pipeline brings concerns Dear Editor:

Re: Mayor wants public consultation on pipeline, Burnaby NOW, March 7 and Where is the pipeline outcry, Letter to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, March 14. Yes, the pipelines should raise concerns, both in Kitimat and in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. In Kitimat, the pipeline will be for the tar sands crude – bitumen. Besides the environmental and aboriginal concerns along the pipeline, there is a concern about a safe passage of the big tanker ships through narrow channels leading into the Hecate Straight and into the Pacific Ocean.

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Burrard Inlet concerns: the pipeline ships crude, refined and semi-refined products to Burnaby. Tankers fill up at the Westridge Marine Terminal in North Burnaby to take oil to the U.S. and Asia. An expanded pipeline would mean more tanker traffic in the Burrard Inlet. The first pipeline from Edmonton is older than the present Burnaby urban or industrial development. There are two Chevron and Shell refineries, supplying the gas not only to Burnaby citizens. I had nowhere mentioned the fact, that there is a very limited passage under the Second Narrows Bridge, leaving only one metre clearance under the bottom of the tanker. This limits not only the size of tankers used, also

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the number of them to pass “safely.” I live in Burnaby Heights and was able to watch from the New Brighton Park a tanker escorted by five pilot ships – one in front, two on sides and two behind the tanker, under the Second Narrows Bridge. East from the bridge is also the only water line from North Shore to the Burnaby Heights main water reservoir supplying the Metro Vancouver with drinking water. These are the concerns to the proposed Burrard Inlet dredging. The Kinder Morgan line rupture accident is not relevant to the above concerns. It was caused by a company that did the excavation during their work along the Barnet Highway, not having proper maps/or consulting Kinder Morgan about their work in the area. Most of the houses in the subdivision must have been built around the pipeline leading to the nearby Shell refinery, already in place. When we moved to the North Burnaby 38 years ago, when I first opened the bedroom window, I noticed the smell from the refinery. During the last decade, maybe longer, this happens very rarely. With the gas to fill our cars, we are more concerned about the price than where it comes from. But only few are free to choose a lifestyle without a car. Most of the elementary-grade children are driven to schools. Even those, who use public transit for work need cars for shopping, appointments, children’s extracurricular activities – just a few necessities on the list. The answer to the twinning of the present pipeline is not a straightforward yes/

no. Before any public consultation, there should be appropriate reviews available from both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the National Energy Board. It should also include refining possibilities in Alberta, so less volume will be needed to pass through pipelines. Alena Torn, Burnaby

Deliberate avoidance? Dear Editor:

We are told that campaign disclosure documents from the last municipal election are supposed to be made available for public viewing. Apparently they are, if you are able to get yourself down to city hall and find the city clerk’s office and fumble with a huge binder (likely the only copy in existence) and then not be duped by several red herrings, and should you have the grit and determination and perseverance to dig to the very bottom of this tome, you may eventually find figures that are (purportedly) the statements for which Mr. Lau came seeking. Were I of a suspicious nature, I might believe that this was a deliberate ruse, to deflect the fact that almost all their funding came from the treasuries of the workers’ unions without them having much say in the matter, and who may not ascribe to the parties being funded. I mean, just because you’re paranoid isn’t to say that they’re not out to get your money. Congratulations to Alfie Lau for having the tenacity of a terrier in digging up and uncovering the truth. Larry Bennett, Burnaby

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choices being offered. All of them were waving at the crowd, except for one. That would be Brian Topp, the party establishment choice, who opted to hold up a clenched fist. The clenched-fist symbolizes the old days of class struggle and union hall politics of the traditional left. Mulcair appears ready to take the party down a new path that has less to do with partnering with old causes and more to do with embracing a new economy while still fighting for such issues as income equality and climate change. And this brings us to the sensitive issue of party unity, which Mulcair says is his top priority. The

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NDP PARTY CHOOSES NEW LEADER

Mulcair may help attract centrist voters Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

The New Democrats have chosen Thomas Mulcair as their new leader, positioning the party to shore up support in Quebec, according to one SFU pundit. “I think it was a smart choice on the part of the NDP,” said Doug McArthur, an SFU professor of public policy. “They’ve built this new base in Quebec, and obviously they have to consolidate that if they want to move on and become government. I would say Mulcair is clearly the best leader to consolidate the base in Quebec.” McArthur said Mulcair “seems very intelligent and knows policy very well,” and he has a combative style that would seem best suited to take on Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mulcair was a provincial Liberal politician in Quebec before he moved on to federal politics as a New Democrat. Mulcair is also hoping to garner more of the centrist vote, McArthur said. “He wants to bring the centre voters to the NDP,” McArthur said. “I think that’s one of the reasons he got so much support.”

New Westminster Conservative Paul Forseth also commented on Mulcair’s French connection but was less than confident in his governing abilities. “I think he’s very Quebec-oriented. I’ve observed him on TV broadcasts over the last couple of years, and he appears to be very aggressive, never missing to score a political point,” said Forseth, who ran as a Conservative in the last federal election for Burnaby-New Westminster. “The official Opposition (needs to) present a team that’s competent to govern, because they are technically the government in waiting. I don’t think Mr. Mulcair is prime minister material.” Forseth characterized Mulcair as a “salesman first.” “We really don’t know the real man. He will say or do anything for the advantage of his perceived audience. I don’t think we can really trust anything he says,” Forseth said. Some Burnaby city councillors voted for Mulcair, but Mayor Derek Corrigan and Burnaby’s provincial and federal NDP politicians supported Brian Topp, who wanted the NDP to stay more to the left rather than move to the centre.

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Kinder Morgan extends call

Kinder Morgan is reopening a call for long-term binding contracts tied to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, a 1,150-kilometre line that runs petroleum products from the Alberta tar sands to Burnaby. The company announced on Tuesday that the “open season” period, which already closed on Feb. 16, will run for another two weeks, starting on March 27. The open season is when shippers who use the pipeline agree to long-term binding contracts should the pipeline expand. Spokesperson Lexa Hobenshield could not provide details on what changes prompted the extension, but she said it’s common industry practice to extend open seasons. “Based on current level of commit-

ments ... and current proposed scope, we have room for additional participation from customers,” she said. “The scope of the open season was 600,000 barrels per day, and it could differ – up to 700,000 barrels per day. This is still the case. More information will be available about the proposed scope later this spring.” The open season news comes the same day the company announced that it will add 1.2 million barrels of capacity to its Edmonton terminal, which connects to the pipeline. Kinder Morgan still needs to consult the public and apply for National Energy Board approval before expanding the pipeline. – Jennifer Moreau, with files from Dave Cooper, The Edmonton Journal

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being scanned into the system and the city Dhaliwal said he would ask staff what will look at taking the password-protection sort of work is involved in getting the docu- off the documents. ments posted online for future elections. Hewson did offer to photocopy and The issue of online election financial send paper copies of any or all election disdisclosures isn’t new, as a 2010 Vancouver closure statements. Sun attempt to input all election disclosure In Surrey, a reporter had to spend more documents from the 2008 civic election into than three hours in city hall transcribing a centralized database revealed that of the notes. 17 largest Metro Vancouver cities, only She was told by Surrey staff that the docthree, Langley City, Langley Township and uments were scheduled to be and would be Burnaby, had not gone to posting the state- posted online, but because Surrey council ments online. didn’t enact their bylaw in time, Both Langley and Langley City the documents weren’t uploaded have now gone to an online poston March 20, the first day after ing system, seemingly leaving which candidates had to have only Burnaby as a holdout. filed their papers. Patrick Smith is an SFU politiMost cities, including New cal science professor and curWestminster, had election disclorent director of the Institute of sure statements posted on their Governance Studies. He said it’s websites prior to March 19, or as unusual that Burnaby doesn’t put soon as they were submitted by its election disclosures online. individual candidates. “Burnaby should know better,” Smith said there should be a Sav Dhaliwal said Smith. “They talk about how councillor provincewide standard for all they were voted best managed municipalities. municipality (by Maclean’s maga“It’s a democratic right that the zine), but I don’t know how this can be public should be able to see what candiconsidered a best practice.” dates spent during an election,” said Smith. But Smith said while other cities have “Why is it so difficult to have the same gone to an online disclosure process, there standard applied (everywhere)? are still problems because there is not a uni“It drives me nuts when there’s such versal standard for each city to follow. a protectiveness around this information. He pointed out that if you go to the City The public has a right to see it.” of Coquitlam’s website, you can view all of As part of Smith’s local government the disclosures, but you can’t print them course at SFU, he asks students to look at out. election financial disclosure statements for The Burnaby NOW was able to look at any city. In years past, when most cities Coquitlam’s online election disclosure doc- didn’t post them online, those students, uments, but the documents are password- along with local reporters, were usually the protected if you want to print them out. only people to ask for those documents. Lauren Hewson, legislative and admin“There is a lot of information in there if istrative services manager for the City of you know what you’re looking for,” said Coquitlam, said it wasn’t a conscious deci- Smith. “Cities should make it as easy as sion to password-protect the PDFs. She they can for people to access that informasaid it was probably just something that tion.” happened when all the documents were www.twitter.com/AlfieLau

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Gym: STM raising $7 million and we are keenly aware of our duty to make responsible financial decisions that protect STMC’s future,” Sylvester said. The school will take out a short-term loan with the hopes of repaying it in the next five years, and the board is hoping to cover the remaining costs through more donations. “We will continue to seek support from those who have not yet joined us in this inspiring enterprise to cover the additional … costs of equipment, bleachers, temporary space for PE and the like,” Sylvester said. STM has been planning for the new gym for the past seven years. The current gym is set for demotion in May, and the new gym should be ready by September 2013 at the latest. The new two-level gym will be 27,000 square feet, large enough to accommodate community gatherings as well as sports events. There will be a dividing wall and fold-away bleachers to configure two full-sized gyms. The new changing rooms will be double the size of the current ones. The plan also includes a weight room, ample space for wrestling practice and fitness and cardio machines. STM also wants to install a new turf field, refinish its track and add lighting. STM is well known for its arts and sports programs and is also ranked in the top 25 schools in the province. The independent school has a $4.9 million annual operation cost; 49 per cent of that is covered by government grants and tuition and registration fees cover 46 per cent. The school is holding a farewell event for the old gym on Friday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. The school is at 7450 12th Ave. www.twitter.com/ JenniferMoreau

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End of an era? The Curtis Lumber building at 840 Sperling Ave. is one of two lots being cleared for residential properties.

Family lumber biz razed for residential lots Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

For 70 years the builders of North Burnaby could go to Curtis Lumber at Sperling Avenue and Curtis Street for supplies, the family business literally building the community around it. But for the past year the old Curtis Lumber building – along with another at 840 Sperling Ave. – has been vacant. When Brian Kask Sr. sold the family business to Canadian hardware company Rona Inc. in 2006, Rona signed a five-year

lease on the lots, he said in a phone interview Monday. “But I guess the owners now of Curtis – they bought Dick’s and are running the two companies into each other – probably just don’t need that many locations,” he said. After Rona chose not to renew the leases, the family tried to find other options, according to Kask, offering short-term leases to other businesses for a while. But the business that helped build the residential neighbourhood around Sperling Avenue is now succumbing to

the need for housing in Burnaby, according to Kask. “The bottom line is, it’s going to go residential,” he said. The flagship building at the corner of Sperling Avenue and Curtis Street is being demolished and the lot will be developed into five residential lots, Kask said, while the lot north along Sperling Avenue at Union Street will be developed into nine residential lots. Demolition of both buildings started Monday, though Kask had asbestos removed from the Union Street location

prior to that. Kask, who was calling from Phoenix, Arizona where he spends part of the year with his wife, said Monday was a good day to begin demolition, as the rain in Burnaby would keep the dust down. But it was a difficult decision for the family, he added. We have to do what we have to do,” he said. “But I hate to see it go.” The flagship location is especially hard to lose, Kask said. “It’s been a marker of the community

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Dine out for life at Burnaby restaurants MOVERS & SHAKERS Janaya Fuller-Evans

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Dick’s Lumber: City’s Byrne Road location will remain open in 2006, it had six retail outlets and 156 employees. In 2005, it reported close to $80 million in sales. “It made money, it did well,” Kask said. “We grew over the years, up to 100 employees.” Rona – which bought another Burnaby family business, Dick’s Lumber, in 2007

– plans to keep the South Burnaby Dick’s Lumber location on Byrne Road open, according to David Carr, Rona’s vicepresident, Western region. Dick’s Lumber was founded by Dick and Delma Alexander in 1964 and had locations in Burnaby and throughout the Lower Mainland. Rona typically honours any previous

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Fraser University students, won the Capital One SIFE Financial Education Challenge at the Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship western regional competition, held in Vancouver at the beginning of March. Students with SFU’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) group designed the program to help lowincome women eat healthy on a smart budget, according to a SFU press release. The team will go on to the national competition in Calgary in May, the release added. SFU students Lynn Shinto and Kimberly Nguyen-Don presented the free, four-week program, which is led by students, a trio of volunteer dietitians and women who return as mentors, they said. They estimated the project has saved the female participants more than $23,000 overall on their food budgets, according to the release, and helped 52 low-income women in Surrey and Vancouver learn how to develop and implement food budgets in its first year. SIFE Simon Fraser was also a runner-up in the TD SIFE Entrepreneurship Challenge for its Bright Ideas and Student Entrepreneur of the Year programs, the release stated. Sonam Swarup, a thirdyear SFU communication student, was named the 2012 HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow for Western Canada at the competition. Matias Marquez, co-founder of Buyatab Inc. and SFU’s Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2011, secured the title of Student Entrepreneur Western Regional Champion. Both also move on to the national competition, the release said.

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Stantec, an architectural and planning consulting firm based in Edmonton, was named one of Canada’s best diversity employers by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The firm has an office in Burnaby with 139 employees, according to a press release from the company. The sixth annual competition recognized Canadian employers with “exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs,” the release stated. “To be named one of Canada’s best diversity employers is a tremendous honor,” said Tino DiManno, Stantec’s senior vice-president for Canada West, in the release. The editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers looked for diversity initiatives at Canadian companies in five categories: women; members of visible minori-

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Burnaby Citizens’ Crime Watch is looking for some fresh blood. The volunteer group does regular patrols around Burnaby, looking for stolen vehicles and reporting suspicious activity to police. The group now has about 30 members, but they want more eyes and ears on local streets. “It’s giving back to the community,” said longtime volunteer David Gates. “You’re helping your local law enforcement. We are the eyes and ears of the RCMP. Our motto is to observe and report.” Gates said if volunteers see something that’s “not right,” they phone police and report the problem. “We don’t do any arresting or anything like that,” he said. Volunteer Lesley Gregorash said the group is especially useful for people who are considering a career in law enforcement. To get involved, pick up an application at the RCMP detachment, at 6355 Deer Lake Ave. or any of the city’s community police offices. For more information, call 604-656-3223. www.twitter.com/ jennifermoreau

At left, David Gates with a hand-held device from ICBC used to check licence plates to see if a car is stolen. Volunteers report any stolen vehicles they find to the local RCMP.


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edical students are taught to take a careful history because in most cases, therein lies the patient’s diagnosis. When I was in medical school, we were taught how to “take a history.” This included: the history of the present illness (the presenting problem, when it began and the details of the patient’s symptoms), the review of systems (an inquiry into all the major organ systems), the patient’s past medical history (including allergies,

operations and significant illnesses and hospitalizations) and family medical history. As students, we tended to focus on getting specific details from the patient, and this often resulted in what must seem like a barrage of questions. These are intended to rule in or rule out particular medical conditions. Particular conditions often follow a predictable pattern of presentation. For example, the pain of gallstones is often described as crampy right upper abdominal pain radiating into the back following a heavy or fatty meal. The classical symptoms of very high blood sugars from uncontrolled diabetes are excessive thirst, hunger, urination and weight loss.

Sometimes, in the search for the diagnosis, we could get caught up in the questions and try to fit the patient into a recognizable pattern. Physicians trained in this way may fall into a pattern of asking many close-ended questions. The problem with this is that we limit the information we get in response, and some of the missed information may be crucial to the correct diagnosis. I’m happy to report that medical school has evolved since then. Students are learning early to listen better, to ask more open-ended questions and to invite patients to share more information. We know that patients put a lot of thought into how they are going to

explain their problems to their physicians. They might be rehearsing what they’re going to say on the way to the clinic or hospital and again just before they meet with their doctors. When I teach medical students and residents, I remind them that the old adage that the diagnosis is in the history really means that often the patient will tell us the diagnosis but we have to listen. After making the patient feel at ease, I encourage my students to let a patient talk about their symptoms without interruption. Studies have shown that most doctors interrupt patients within two minutes, and when this happens, they lose their train of thought and crucial information is missed.

By taking time to listen first, we gain more than launching in the typical medical inquisition. Students are now taught to ask more open-ended questions that invite more elaboration from the patient as opposed to the yes or no responses to close-ended questions. Medical students throughout Canada are taught to attend to more than the physical symptoms of illness. They learn the acronym, FIFE. This reminds them to ask patients about their feelings (fears and other feelings related to the experience of their illness), ideas (the patients’ own ideas about their condition), function (how the illness affects their daily lives) and expectations (what they expect from the doctor and from their

condition). Though old habits are difficult to change, I’m optimistic that doctors will continue to improve the way they communicate and relate to their patients. You could help. Do you have any comments or suggestions on how patients and doctors communicate? Send them to me at facebook.com/ davidicus.wong or leave a comment on my website at davidicuswong. wordpress.com. The Burnaby Division of Family Practice is working on a major project to transform the patient-doctor relationship. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper. You can find his Positive Potential Medicine podcasts at wgrnradio.com.

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“I’m actually a wine guy, big bold reds,” said Decembrini with a hearty laugh. “I don’t drink beer and at the beginning, it was tough to do the pairings.… But what I have learned and what I want people to take from this is to open their minds to new things. When I’m pairing food with beer, it’s the same as when I’m pairing wine with food. It’s the same technique, and I want people not to close their minds to what we’re trying to do.” Decembrini has grown to like darker beers, so it’s not usual to see a stout showing up on his menu. For a recent Long Table service, Decembrini paired a Green Flash IPA (India Pale Ale) with tuna tartare and wonton crisps and a stronger Green Flash Imperial IPA with blackened salmon and sautéed spinach. For dessert, a double stout went well with a Belgian chocolate pudding, and that’s the type of cre-

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Tasty: The jerk sockeye salmon with candied yams

and prosecco prawn at the Hop & Vine. ativity Decembrini thrives on. He throws caution to the wind, using exotic meats like venison when he can source it and he is partial to seafood too, as the pub is Ocean Wise certified. Noble said the Hop & Vine has had to overcome the misguided notion that pubs can’t, don’t or won’t serve food for gourmets. “Some people think of

pubs serving a lower calibre food and beverage,” he said. “But that’s just not true. We’re asking people to come and experiment with some gourmet food and drink in a more relaxed atmosphere.” That means even if the Long Table series doesn’t fit into your schedule, come and try some of Decembrini’s regular offerings, including the $15

grilled filet of maple sockeye served with “over the limit” amaretto prawns. I did, and the dish is delectable and amongst the best pub fare you’ll find in the city. Sure, you can also get pub favourites like the usual burger at $10 or a $12.50 blue collar burger featuring bacon, sauteed onions, mushrooms and mozzarella cheese, but take the advice of Noble and Decembrini and try some of the more exotic dishes on the regular menu at the Hop & Vine. The $10 butter chicken features an authentic Indian recipe made with traditional spices and served with naan bread over rice while the chipotle barbecue pulled pork sandwich features a Guinness barbecue sauce and ciabatta bread for $11. Those dishes, while good, will be different from what you get at the Long Table Series. Tickets for most Long Table Series events are $40 (plus tax) and are available at the bar or online

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◆ Dumbbells are excellent and popular workout tools, as they are used in dozens of exercises and are an effective way to work out every muscle group. You can complete a full weighttraining routine with dumbbells alone. They are generally a dollar a pound but can be less expensive if you buy them in a set. ◆ Exercise bands are a great alternative to dumbbells. You can do many of the same resistance exercises, you can build your strength, and there is the added bonus of portability. An exercise band set ranges in price from $10 to $40. ◆ Medicine balls are weighted balls, approximately 14 inches in diameter and usually between one and 25 pounds. They are a great way to strength train, particularly for your core. In addition, using a medicine ball is a great way to combine cardiovascular and strength training, improve your coordination and increase your range of motion. There are plenty of exercises you can do alone or with a partner, and they range in price from $10

to $70, depending on the weight. ◆ A stability ball is a large, inflatable ball you can use in the place of an exercise bench. Stability balls are extremely effective in increasing core strength and stability and in improving posture, balance and flexibility. You can find a great stability ball for $30 to $50. ◆ Body-weight suspension systems have become very popular over the last three to four years and are a great way to add variety to your home workout. TRX cables are the most popular brand; however, there are some less expensive options on the market. These systems easily attach to a doorframe or overhead beam and allow you to use some or all of your bodyweight for resistance. They are good for those just starting out and can also challenge advanced exercisers. There are exercises for your entire body, and they take up minimal space. Prices start at $99. Shaun Karp is a certified personal trainer. See www. karpfitness.com.

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South Slope home built in 2011 sells for nearly $1.7M

With a combined total of more than 4,700 square feet over six bathrooms, eight bedrooms, kitchen, family room and more, this home was snapped up after 49 days on the market. In the increasingly desirable South Slope area, the house features custom designs and high-end finishings throughout.

The basics

◆ Location: South Slope (Burnaby South) at 4591 Sunland Place ◆ Style: Two-floor home, plus basement, with a total of eight bedrooms and six bathrooms, with a total size of 4,730 sq. ft. ◆ Listed: Oct. 3, 2011 for $1,720,000 ◆ Sold: Nov. 21, 2011 for $1,645,000 ◆ B.C. Assessment: $1,571,000 (2012)

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Built in 2011, this high-end home features a combination of heat pump, radiant heat and natural gas for its heating needs, as well as air conditioning for the summer months and on-demand hot water system. Sitting on an 8,000-plus-square-foot lot, the house maximizes its space over two floors, plus a finished basement, for a total of 4,730 square feet. The grand entrance features soaring ceilings, and the south-facing home includes a rec room and a soundproof theatre room, two laundry areas and a total of eight bedrooms. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet measuring more than 45 square feet. The kitchen also includes a separate wok kitchen and pantry as part of its gourmet kitchen, and the home is close to schools, shopping and a nearby golf course. – compiled by Christina Myers Know of a recent and interesting real estate sale in Burnaby that should be featured in Sold in the City? Send information to cmyers@ burnabynow.com.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS TO MAY 31 Burnaby Writers’ Society Writing Competition, invites entries. Entrants are asked to write one page on the theme of “Earth” and submit it to their 2012 writing competition by May 31. The contest is open to all B.C. residents. Prizes of $200, $100 and $50, as well as honourable mentions, will be awarded for the best one-page submissions of either prose or poetry, interpreting the theme in any way you wish. Work can be in any form or genre, as long as it is complete on one page. The entry fee is $5 per entry, or three entries for $10. Results will be announced and winners will be invited to participate in a public reading, in fall 2012. For complete guidelines go to www.bws.bc.ca.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 Memorial service, put on by the Burnaby Hospice Society and Deer Lake United Church for people who have suffered a recent or past loss, 1 p.m., 5135 Sperling Ave. Service will feature reflections, poetry, music and a commemorative candle-lighting ceremony. Refreshments and fellowship follow the service.

THURSDAY, MARCH 29 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Burnaby United Church, at Rumble and Gray. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Burnaby Business Women – One-to-One meeting, 6 p.m. registration and social. 6:30 p.m. dinner and speaker. ABC Country Restaurant meeting room, 6500 East Hastings St. Cost: Guests and visitors $26, members $23. Annual dues $40. Reserve in advance. Pay at door. RSVP to Sharon 604-434-7221 or sharon@ donndean.com.

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Drop-in blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, exercise and guest speaker or presentation at Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave. 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Suggested donation $2. Info: 604-439-1456.

Burnaby RCMP community safety forum, University Highlands Elementary School, 9388 Tower Road, 6 to 8 p.m. Burnaby RCMP Chief Supt. Dave Critchley, along with other municipal officials and community representatives, will be on hand to answer questions and concerns.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Burnaby United Church, at Rumble and Gray. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. Drop-in blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, exercise and guest speaker or presentation at Edmonds Community Centre for 55+, 7282 Kingsway. 10 to 11:45 a.m. Suggested donation $2. Info: 604-524-9060.

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Nordic Spirit Festival, at the Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., 10 to 4 p.m. Information: www. scandinaviancentre.org.

Ninth annual Burnaby Festival of Volunteers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Brentwood Town Centre. Learn about community issues and celebrate the dedication and commitment of volunteers. Info: 604-294-5533 or www. volunteerburnaby.ca.

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MONDAY, APRIL 2 Drop-in blood pressure, weight monitoring, health info, exercise and guest speaker or presentation at Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave. 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Suggested donation $2. Info: 604-439-1456.

TUESDAY, APRIL 3 ESL conversation circles, practise your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment, Burnaby Public Library, Bob Prittie Metrotown branch program room, 6100 Willingdon Ave., 7 to 8 p.m. Sessions are drop-in; registration not required. Free. Info: 6044365400. The Basics of Birding Workshop, Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Ave. Come and learn the proper way of preparing yourself for a day of bird watching in this one-day workshop. 1:30 p.m. $3.12. Info: 604-294-4580.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 17 ESL conversation circles, practise your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment, Burnaby Public Library, Bob Prittie Metrotown branch program room, 6100 Willingdon Ave., 7 to 8 p.m. Sessions are drop-in; registration not required. Free. Info: 604-4365400. Burnaby crime free multihousing workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the City of Burnaby council chambers, 4949 Canada Way. This workshop is open to everyone and not just residents of Burnaby. Info: Darseen Pooni at 604294-7508. Belly Dancing for Seniors, Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 11 a.m. to noon, please pre-register. $31.70 for 10 sessions. Info: 604-297-4580.

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ONGOING Burnaby Citizens’ Crime Watch, a volunteer-based program in which volunteers act as an extra set of “eyes and ears” by observing and reporting suspicious activity to the RCMP, welcomes volunteers. Application forms can be picked up at the Burnaby RCMP detachment at 6355 Deer Lake Ave. or at any of Burnaby’s four community police offices. Info: 604-656-3223. Learn to speak with confidence at Stimulight Toastmasters, which meets every Monday (except holidays), 7:15 to 8:30 p.m., Cameron Recreational Centre, Maple Room, 9523 Cameron St. Info: Joy at 604-677-1601. Paper Tole group welcomes new members, 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays at Confederation Seniors Centre, 4585 Albert St. Paper tole is the art of creating three dimensional pictures by a process of cutting, shaping and gluing paper. Info: 604297-4816 or 604-444-4461. Bonsor 55+ softball team is looking for player for 2012 season, which runs from April to June. Games and practices are during the day. This is a great way to meet new people and get out and get active. Info: 604-297-4587. Plus-size swimming, join a small group of plus-sized women who rent a Burnaby public pool on Saturday mornings to paddle around, swim lengths, float and relax in private. Info: Gertie at 604737-7830 or Lynne at 604-5269488. Belly dancing for seniors, Bonsor Complex, Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, $31.70, 10 sessions. Info: 604-2974580. Tuesday afternoon and Thursday night dances, features social dancing at Bonsor Complex 55+. Each session has a live band, refreshments and great atmosphere, $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Info: 604-297-4580. Do you have an item for the Calendar of Events? Email nonprofit listings to calendar@ burnabynow.com or fax to 604444-3460.

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Bruins buck Colts for double shot Tom Berridge sports editor

The Burnaby Winter Club will be vying for a Western Canadian bantam AAA double following a 6-5 victory over the Cloverdale Colts in the final at the B.C. Tier 1 provincial championships in Kamloops on Thursday. The regular season champion winter club Bruins allowed the Colts to claw back leads of 3-0 and 5-3 before star concensus first-round draft pick Matthew Barzal tallied the game-winner. The victory followed an earlier 5-3 loss to Cloverdale in round-robin play at the provincials. The Colts, runner-up finishers to the Bruins in the Tier 1 regular season, defeated the winter club 62 in the earlier Pacific Coast playoff final. Cloverdale also beat Burnaby 3-1 before going on to win the John Reid memorial AAA tournament in St. Albert, Alta. in January. “It doesn’t really matter, those other ones (losses),” said Burnaby Winter Club head coach John Batchelor. “It’s the one at the end that matters.” Burnaby opened the provincials with a 4-1 win over Kamloops on March 19. The Bruins then blanked the Victoria Racquet Club 4-0 and Prince George 9-0 on the Tuesday before the setback against Cloverdale in the six-team tourney. “Was I ever worried? – never. I know we’re good … and if we can stay out of the penalty box, we

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Tier three: Burnaby Winter Club’s Kosta Rodoas, with puck, goes on the attack against Whistler at the B.C. Tier 3 bantam hockey provincial championships hosted in Burnaby last week. can play with anyone. At five-on-five, we are good,” Batchelor said. The veteran winter club coach threw a wrinkle in the championship final, taking Ty Ronning off the Barzal line and moving him alongside Adam Musil, giving the Bruins an effective one-two punch that the Colts ultimately could not match up with. The Bruins showed its scoring depth in the cham-

pionship final with all six goals coming off the sticks of individual players. Musil opened the scoring in the final for the winter club. Dante Fabbro and Ronning also scored to give Burnaby a 3-1 lead after one period. Nic Holowko and Dominic Massellis both tallied single markers in the middle period, which ended with the Bruins holding a 5-4 lead.

“The kids have a real good chance of hanging two banners back-to-back and that’s our focus,” Batchelor added. Last season, the winter club won its third Western banner, beating Winnipeg 3-2 in overtime. Burnaby Winter Club teams also won western banners in 2002 and 2007. The Western Canadian championships take place in Spruce Grove/Stony

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Giants tame Cats for third straight time Tom Berridge sports editor

The Northwest Giants grew one more season in stature in the B.C. major midget hockey league. The Burnaby-based club won its fourth consecutive B.C. Amateur playoff title and third in a row against the Cariboo Cougars with a 2-1 victory over its chief rival from Prince George at the Burnaby Winter Club on Saturday. With a 4-1 win in the opening game of the best-of-three final series against the Cats on Friday, the Giants rode a key secondperiod goal from Burnaby blueliner Joseph Carvalho to victory, sweeping the Cougars in straight games in the final series for the

third consecutive season. “I was just trying to get (the puck) on net and get a rebound or something,” said Carvalho after the win. What he got was a whole lot more, including a second chance to redeem a lingering memory of the team’s collapse at the Telus Cup national midget championships last season. “We’re on a mission,” said Carvalho, who along with captain Taylor Tanti and Cam Marks are the only three Giants players left from last year’s squad. “We’re still a little bitter about losing the Telus Cup (last season). We’re going back there to get that cup.” Before that happens however, the Giants will have to get past

either the St. Albert Sports Raiders or the Red Deer Optimist Rebels, which currently lead the Alberta Midget Hockey League final series two games to none. The Giants outchanced the visitors in the opening period, despite a pair of golden opportunites by both Eric Margo and affiliate callup Sam Curleigh. Carvalho scored early in the middle frame with a shot on goal from the left side following a rush from his own blue line. Josh Trower made the score 2-0 on the team’s fourth power-play opportunity, taking a puck from Carvalho at the opposite point and slapping the rubber past Cariboo goalie David Readman on the short side.

Liam Smith of Burnaby had his shutout bid denied late in the final frame on a scramble in front on a Cariboo power play with less than six minutes left to play. Smith stopped 23 shots to record the victory. In the opening 4-1 win, playoff scoring leader Adam Helewka of Burnaby tallied a pair of markers less than a minute apart to spark a three-goal third period to help defeat the Cougars. Linemate Anthony Conti was in on all three late-period tallies, finishing with one goal and two assists. Justin White tied the game 1-1 with the only goal of the second Giants Page 35

A fifth-year volleyball player and the first-ever four-time national badminton player of the year were named Douglas College’s top athletes for 2012. Burnaby North grad Jeff Taylor and RuiLin Huang of Burnaby won the male and female athlete of the year awards at the Douglas College yearend banquet in Coquitlam on Thursday. Taylor helped the Douglas men’s volleyball team to a silver medal at the Canadian Colleges’ Athletic Association national championships. Huang won an unprecedented fourth straight national college women’s singles title and was also named the PacWest player of the year. Taylor, an outside hitter on the PacWest champion Royals, was honoured as a first team provincial all-star and as the provincial tournament MVP following a four-set win over Vancouver Island University. Taylor was also a CCAA All-Canadian and national tournament first all-star. “I wasn’t really expecting it, but I thought on the off-chance … I’m pretty happy. It’s my last banquet,” said Taylor. The highlight of Taylor’s volleyball career was working with this current group of friends. The sting of losing the gold medal at the recent nationals to Humber College may never completely heal, he confided. “I’ll probably know these friends for the rest of my life, and I’ll probably look back 10 years from now and think this was a pretty awesome team.” Huang helped Douglas capture its seventh consecutive provincial team championship. “I am happy,” said Huang after winning her fourth athlete of the year at Douglas. “As long as they need me, I’ll be back. ... I have no other choice.”


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Junior nats sweep Chile, split with Argentina on tour

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On tour again: The Twilighters and the Burnaby Buffaloes, in blue, played an exhibition oldies rugby match at Burnaby Lake-East in preparation for a tour to Japan on Tuesday.

Captain leads Eagles to Coastal final Team captain Tyler Morley of Burnaby led the Surrey Eagles into the B.C. Hockey League Coastal conference final. Tyler scored a goal in both opening conference best-of-seven playoff semifinal games against the Cowichan Valley Capitals, including the game-winner in Surrey’s 4-1 at the South Surrey Arena on March 17. Younger brother Brandon Morley also scored an empty-net goal in the win.

Tyler was also named the first star in the Eagles’ 4-3 win over Cowichan in the series opener. Tyler and Brandon both scored goals in Surrey’s 7-5 win over the Caps on March 20. Tyler assisted on Brandon Tanev’s 3-2 overtime game-winner in Game 7 at the South Surrey Arena on Saturday. Steven Iacobellis scored a goal for Cowichan in the loss.

Canada’s junior national field hockey team was near perfect on a two-week nine-game tour in Chile. The junior nats, including Ali Currimbhoy, Gabriel Ho-Garcia and C.J. Roydhouse of Burnaby and Brendan, Matthew and Stephen Bissett of New Westminster, posted seven consecutive tour victories including a 4-3 win over Argentina in Santiago, Chile, last Wednesday. Currimbhoy levelled the score 2-2 on a field goal after the reigning junior Pan American champion had built up a 2-0 half-time lead. Matthew Sarmento scored the game-winner when his shot deflected off an Argentinian defender.

Prior to Wednesday’s game, Canada defeated its host on seven separate occasions, including a 31 win in the opener on March 13. Stephen Bissett and Currimbhoy followed up on the team’s first tour win with individual goals in a 6-0 victory the following day. Ho-Garcia and Matthew Bissett both tallied in a 6-2 win over Chile on March 16. A day later, Canada posted a 3-1 victory. Matthew Bissett opened the scoring in the March 17 match. On March 19, the junior team exploded for its most lopsided win, bombing Chile 10-4.

Matthew Bissett led Canada with two goals, while Ho-Garcia and Stephen Bissett also both tallied their second of the series. Canada finished up the busy South American tour blanking its host, while losing its only match – a 5-4 decision to Argentina on Saturday. Matthew Bissett opened the scoring for Canada in the game in the second minute. Earlier, Matthew Bissett tallied two goals and HoGarcia added a single in Canada’s 5-1 win over Chile. Canada finished up the tour with an 8-4 win over Chile. – tberridge@burnabynow. com

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Giants: To regional final April 6 to 8 continued from page 33

period after Prince George took the lead on Nathan Craft’s first-period marker. For Carvalho, this year’s provincial banner tastes just a little sweeter after the team lost B.C. Hockey League rookie of the year Alex Kerfoot and Western Hockey League rookie of the year Sam Reinhart to the junior leagues last season. “Last year was obviously awesome, but this team feels more special because we needed all 20 guys. I thought we really deserved it,” Carvalho said. Second-year Giants head coach Todd Harkins echoed the sentiment after the team got to the business of shoring up the B.C. title following a winless account at the AAA Mac’s midget hockey tournament in Calgary over the Christmas break. “We make every day a teaching day and a teaching moment and they bring with it accountability, and

Burnaby international soccer star Christine Sinclair led Canada’s national women’s team to a 2-1 win over Brazil last week. Sinclair tallied in the 12th and 78th minutes to give Canada a 2-0 advantage. Brazil broke Karina LeBlanc’s shutout bid in the 87th minute on a penalty kick.

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Celebration: The Northwest Giants are headed to

Alberta for the Pacific regional championships after defeating Cariboo in the B.C. final. that to me is the foundation of a winning team,” said Harkins. “I can’t say enough about these guys. I think we have a great team and good kids with no holes. If we go in with

the right jump. We have a chance.” The Pacific regional championship series will take place at the venue of the winning Alberta team from April 6 to 8.

Burnaby Lake earns bonus point in second rugby loss Burnaby Lake Rugby Club picked up a single bonus point following a 21-15 loss to league leader James Bay in premier men’s rugby league play Saturday. With the team’s second consecutive loss this season, Burnaby Lake dropped to fourth place in the standings. Joe Dolesau and Evan Thomas scored tries for the blue-on-blue, while Geoff Ryan added a penalty and one conversion to keep the scoreline within seven points to secure the valuable bonus point. Canadian international Thyssen De Goede and Sands Falk, with his third try of the season, crossed over the line for the Bays. Connor Braid proved the difference in the match, slotting a crucial second-half drop goal, while also adding two threepoint penalties and a two-point convert. The Meralomas failed to gain ground on Burnaby Lake following a 25-20 loss to

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Castaway Wanderers in a rematch of the 2011 Rounsefell Cup final. Capilano strengthened its hold on third spot with a 31-15 win over the University of Victoria. In the Ceili’s Cup Tier 1 first division men’s league, Burnaby Lake walloped James Bay 43-5. While in the women’s premiership, Burnaby Lake fell 26-8 to Velox in a battle of the two undefeated teams and Harris Memorial Cup finalists last season. In another women’s match, the United Rugby Club blasted Simon Fraser University 45-10.

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LeBlanc captained Canada on her 100th appearance for the national team, becoming just the seventh player in the country’s history to reach the milestone mark. Sinclair was denied a goal on a breakaway off the opening kickoff, but she made no mistake on her second chance, beating an offside trap on a cross

from Candace Chapman and slotting the first goal of the game. Sinclair’s game-winner came with the left foot after a neat setup from Sophie Schmidt. Sinclair’s goal brings her season total to 13 and 133 to date in her career. Canada is in Sweden for an international friendly on Saturday, March 31.

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lost a 5-3 decision to Westside.

Island club just 33 seconds into the extra time. Burnaby’s Alex Rasovic opened the scoring for the A2 Bruins. Earlier, Burnaby edged Campbell River 3-2 in provincial pool play on goals by Jake Kryski, Andreas Siagris and Carmine Buono. Burnaby advanced to the final with a 3-1 win over host Rossland/Trail. Liam Griffin, Kennessary Kylyshbek, and Siagris scored for the winners, while Sheldon Stanley backstooped the win. The winter club finished with a 3-2 record at the provincials. The Bruins also

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Saving the best for last

Host Burnaby Winter Club saved its best for last at the provincial Tier 3 championships last week. The club scored its one and only win – a 3-2 victory over Creston – in its final game in the 11-team competition. The A3 Bruins lost their opening game 8-0 over the eventual champion team from Quesnel. Quesnel beat Terrace 6-5 in the Tier 3 championship final. Whistler took the bronze medal 7-5 over Powell River.

Herb Phillips placed first in the 70-and-over age division at the St. Patricks Day five-kilometre run in Vancouver March 17. Phillips clocked a winning time of 20:12.92.


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SHIH TZU puppies, male & female, $500. Ph 1-604-861-1477 or 1-604-793-3870 - Chilliwack

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Auctions

Food & Restaurant Equipment Tools • Racking • Bath & Spa Fixtures

SATURDAY, MARCH 31st @ 10 AM

Viewing Times: Friday, March 30th; 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Saturday, March 31st; 9:00 am ’Til Auction Time

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For Sale Miscellaneous

JANOME 8000 Embroidery/Sewing Machine, memory cards, miracle stitcher/piping ft. Complete, all manuals. $650. 604-435-0204 SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS FOR ALL USES! Spring Deals! Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands NOW! Call for FREE Brochure 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.

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Furniture

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STEEL OF A DEAL - BUILDING SALE! 20X24 $4798. 25X30 $5998. 30X42 $8458. 32X58 $12,960. 40X60 $15,915. 47X80 $20,645. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca.

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Furniture

MOVING Must Sell. Solid wood furn/sofa/rocker/ love seat/ tables/ chairs/ dining & bdrm ste/ hutch/ buffet. Exc/reas. 604-299-1705

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Runs the last Friday of each month in The Burnaby Now and New West. Record. To advertise call

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YELLOW LAB p/b puppy. No papers. 1 male, 4 mo. Dewormed, 1st shot. $400. 778-373-1234

LAB PUPPIES yellow, males & females, view reg’d parents $550, vet checked,. Ph 604-701-1587

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3508

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Income taxes, bookkeeping, year end financial reports, consulting and financial planning services.

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Driving Lessons

AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $30 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com

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REAL ESTATE

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Real Estate Services

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Health Products & Services

Houses - Sale

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6008-18

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Metaphysical

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New Westminster

1 BR. Uptown New West Condo, Best Price on MLS, $155,000 Bright, Price reduced $8,800. Going to Calgary, 650 Sq. Ft. Full Reno, Pool, Prkg, 7 Blocks to New West Skytrain, big rooms, Dog OK. Call Cindy Gering at 604-779-1292 Royal Lepage N. WEST: 2 BR, sunny west exp, W/D, rentals/pets ok. $219,900. HIRA • Sutton• 604-318-9474

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5505

North Vancouver

6008-22

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❏WE BUY HOMES❏

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For Sale by Owner

6015

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New Westminster 6008-18 AFFORDABLE IN NEW WEST. #202 - 315 – 10TH STREET

OPEN 2-4 SAT.

Cozy, well-maintained 2 bedroom SW corner condo with fireplace, newer appliances & kitchen counter. Beautiful view of Fraser River, Alex Fraser Bridge & City. Close to SkyTrain, shopping & parks.

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209,000

Langley/ Aldergrove

7243 199 Street, Langley Beautiful 4 BR family home with legal bsmt ste, central location, $629,000. Sutton West Coast RUPE MANN 778 240-7914

6020-34

Surrey

S. Surrey/ White Rock

3BDRM/1BTH 13231 Amble Greene Place Open House Sat Mar 24 & 31 $899,000. Located Ocean Park area. Large yard. 778-989-6397 New World Realty

6035

Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:

Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners) 9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA

HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, future developement, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655

6020-46

The Landlord Ken Wong at 7050 Halligan St., Burnaby BC, will dispose of the following property left at 7052 Halligan St., Burnaby BC; furniture, household items, clothing & bike of Tim HandSpence within 30 days of this ad.

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Out Of Town Property

6050

Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!

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Commercial Property Kingsway BBY, 5% return, good investment. Price $1,595K. 604-324-0655

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Industrial/ Commercial

6025

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Recreation Property

6065

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

6075

Sunshine Coast

Mobile Homes

LANGLEY Park Like Setting newly renod, air conditoning, seniors 2 BR double wide, ample decks/storage, 5 mins from shops and hospital. Electrical certified. #18-4426 232nd Street $48,000. 604-534-2997

MUST SELL!!! $217,000. 200ft ocean front. Hardy Island, 10 acres, sheltered bay, deep moorage, drilled well, septic approved, 5 min ot BC Ferry term, prop/fuel delivery, cell/internet, reasonable offers only. Call Rick 604-582-6907 or 604-230-8117

Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!

Marlene Witt 604-771-4926 #102 - 9128 – 152nd St., Surrey

WATERFRONT VIEW! And DECK! Open House Saturday & Sunday, 2-4pm

#303 3 K de K Court @ The New Westminster Quay!

FOR RENT

1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affor dable monthly rent.

Large 1 bed and den. Pets OK. Insuite laundry, 2 minutes to SkyTrain.

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A38 • Wednesday, March 28, 2012 • Burnaby NOW

RENTALS 6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR in Surrey, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, no pets, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040 BBY EDMONDS skytrain. Brand New 2 BR condo, 2 bath, Great view! NS/NP. Refs, credit check. Avail now. $1800 604-773-2755 COQ 2 BR apartment $970, hot water & parking included, quiet complex, no pets. 778-316-4777. COQ, LOUGH MALL. Lrg, bright 2 BR, top flr. 1,000 sf. N/p. $950 incl heat, h/w & prkg. Nr Skytrain & SFU. Wanda, 604-939-0944 or Adam, 604-771-7148. Avail now. 700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391

6508

Apt/Condos

COQ PRESTIGIOUS - WESTWOOD PLATEAU, BRAND NEW not your average apt but a luxurious 1200 sqft living space. 2 BR, 2 baths, f/p, covered patio, h/w flrs, kitchen is fully loaded with high end appls, solid granite counter tops, enste w/d, cls to shops, bu,s, schools, golf, Avail Apr 1, $1550. 604-469-6990 NEW WEST. 2 BR apt, $880/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636

NEW WEST 2 BR apt, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, NS/NP. $1125/mo. 604-783-6003

NEW WEST. Lrg Bach ste. $600 incls heat, light, cable, sh’d W/D. N/S. Cat ok. Now. 604-780-0048

AMBER (W)

401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178

GARDEN VILLA

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

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358

CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112 CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

815 - 5th Ave, New West 1 BR apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323

415 Westview St, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

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

CEDAR COURT & CEDAR LODGE

Clean 1 BR & 2 BR Apts. Mature oriented building near Guildford Mall. Rent incl cable, heat, hot water. Prkg available. N/P. Resident Managers. 604-584-5233 or 604-588-8850 www.cycloneholdings.ca

604-464-7548

WHITGIFT GARDENS

1 BR $775. 2 BR $950. 3 BR $1200. Rent incls heat, hot water & prkg. Family Living. On site daycare available. Near Cottonwood Park, Basketball Court & Skytrain. No pets.

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY CENTRAL. Large, 3 BR, big livrm, dinrm, f/p, w/d, 2 bath, carport, storage. Near BCIT, SFU, BGH, Metrotown & transit. May 1. N/S & N/P. 604-298-6874

BBY, N. SFU area. New, big 2 BR bsmt. 5 appl, own laundry, radiant heat, prkg. Ns/np. Includes hydro. 604-420-3269 or 604-760-7043 BBY NORTH. Newly decorated 2 BR bsmt, w/d, utils incls, cbl not incls, $800. Ns/np. 604-299-0617 BBY NR Royal Oak/Grange newer 2 BR g/lvl, nr schools/bus, ns, np. $850 incl hydro. Apr 1. 604-649-7737, 604-433-3829

604 939-0944

Never Lived In Condos Just Completed! (13897 Fraser Hwy, Surrey)

Spacious, stylish, ss appls, w/d, lrg closets, f/p, 12 months free cable & net, u/g prkg, storage locker, bldg gym, party room, community garden, playground. Off Fraser Hwy no traffic noise, 2min to Skytr.

778- 840-1644

6535

Homestay

BBY N. Homestay Avail now, with or without meals. N/S home, by Holdom Skytr/bus. 604 874-1694

6540

Houses - Rent

4250 VICTORY St, 4B, 1.5BA, 1,900sf, garage, lease, no pet, N/S, $1800, Eric 604-723-7368 Avail Now. (R.P.Property Mgt.)

KING ALBERT COURT

BBY 4 BR 2 bath family home 15th - Canada Way. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for Appointment to view at 604-570-2786 Quoting code P22

1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567

COQ, MARMONT/MADORE, 3 BR main floor, reno’d, sh’d w/d, deck, $1,125/mo + utils. N/S, no dogs. Avail Apr 1. 604-937-3534

NEW WEST

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● LANGLEY - 4 - 20159 68th Ave, TOWNHOUSE, 3bd, bright, quiet, family end unit, garage..$1,488/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on

St Andrews Street 1 or 2 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call 604-202-2420

49’x171’lot, Exc investment. $888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663

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VILLA MARGARETA Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

CALL 604 715-7764

Bayside Properties Services

NEW WESTMINSTER

St Andrews Street Updated 1 BR apt, with balcony. Near bus, mall & Moody Park. Small pet okay with pet deposit. Avail now.

Call 604-540-9300

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE

BBY, EDMONDS. 7471 Vista Crescent. Large 2 BR, grd/lvl. Priv ent & alarm. Vaulted 9 foot ceilings! Ns/np. $1000/mo + 1⁄3 utils. Nr bus, Skytrain, schools, laundry & shops. Avail Apr 1. 778-891-8944 or 604-521-8990 BBY, LRG 2 BR g/lev ste, newly painted. $900 incls utls/cable & sh’d W/D. NS/NP. 604-517-2140 BBY, N. Finished room for rent. Sh’d kitchen/bath & w/d. Ns/np. $500/mo. Also 2 BR finished suite for rent. $950/mo. Both incl hydro/ cable. Avail now. 604-299-3695

BBY S. High Gate area, 1 BR bsmt ste, close to school, bus, park. $850/mo incls utils. Avail now. N/p N/s. Call 604-970-8232

CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6565

Office/Retail Rent

25 Clute St, New West Reno’d concrete high rise. 1 BR & Bach. By Royal Square Plaza, Safeway & transit. Rent incls heat, hot water, hydro, cable. 55+ bldg. Contact Ana 778-859-0798

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

6595

8010

Alarm/Security

6595-40

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.

NICE HOME, Friendly & Fun place. $600 incl all. Working person ok. Byron 604-726-0153

CALL 604 525-2122

2 BR bsmt, E Richmond, custom built home, now, ns, np, $950, 604-522-3658. 778-323-3658

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Renting or buying, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $950 incl util. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Immed. 778-688-2594

COQ 1BR glvl ste, NS/NP, like new, clean, nr Coq Centre, avail April 1st, shr’d w/d, prkg, $725 incls hydro, 604-941-4659

8080

Electrical

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

Carpentry

Small Jobs to rewires, lighting control, new houses, repairs. Insured & bonded. Knob & tube replacement specialist. Lic. #23726. Call Chris, 604-788-3864 #1113 LOW COST ELECTRIC Comm/Res/Panel change Heating. Lic & Bonded. 604-522-3435

* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470 ST R U C T UR A L C H A N GES, framing, finishing, repairs. Professional & precise, 778-233-0559

8055

Cleaning

A QUALITY CLEANING -7 days/ wk res/comm, senior discount low rate 778-998-9127 778-239-9609

A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 EUROPEAN LADY will clean your home or office. Prof, honest, reliable. Refs avail. 778-866-3908 EUROPEAN QUALITY Housecleaning, reliable, exp , ref’s avail, also Move In or Out, 604 760-7702

# 1167 LIC. $25 service charge. Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter. 617-1774

COQ CENTRE. Big 2 BR. Priv w/d. Nr bus. $1000/mo incl hydro. April 1st. Ns/np. 604-942-5380 COQ, LANSDOWNE. 1 BR + den. 1,100 sf. Patio. $900/mo + 1⁄3 util. Immed. Ns/np. 604-338-5473

EZ CLEANING. Bonded/insured. $20/hour. Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby/N. West. 604-505-0108

LOUGH MALL. New, lrg 2 BR. Nr Skytrain, schls, all amens. $900 incl utils. NS/NP. 778-384-7509

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671

Concrete

CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649

8075

Drywall

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925

Need a Gardener? Find one in the Home Services section

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Gutters

THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORS Dust Free • Free Estimates Affordable Rates!

Call: 604-240-3344

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.

604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.com

8155

Landscaping

★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

Lawn & Garden

Spring Services

Same Day Service, Fully Insured

FREE ESTIMATES

• Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd jobs •Yearly Maintenance Programs •

BOOK A JOB AT

8130

Handyperson

HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011

Flooring/ Refinishing

Townhouses Rent

310-JIMS (5467) www.jimsmowing.ca

Lawn Care Services Cell:

778-846-5014 HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842

8140

Heating

ADVANTAGE HEATING Furnaces/Boilers Repair/Replace 24hr Service,Financing Available 604-433-9300 Visa/MC/Amex www.youradvantage.ca

8155

Landscaping

one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

8105

6605

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667

PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

POCO, bright, 2 BR g/l ste, full bath, patio, fncd yrd, w/d, alarm, nr amens, N/s, N/p, refs, $1000, Apr 1. 604-720-4910 aft 3pm

8160

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

604-306-8599

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Friendly Family Run Business for over 40 years. 604-240-3408

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

AARONS GUTTERS CLEANING & Repair. 2 storey home from $95. WCB BBB 24yr exp 604 655-7858

EXCAVATING & BOBCAT SERVICES • Garage Teardowns • Demolition • Driveway Widening • Concrete & Asphalt Removal • Landscape Removal • Yard Leveling & Clean Up • Digging & Trenching • Dirt Removal • Retaining Wall • 10-40 Yard Disposal Bins

NEW WEST. Clean 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. Near Skytrain & bus. $650 incl hydro. Immed. 604-525-3554

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

FCE ELECTRIC - All types of electrical work - new construction & maintenance 604-861-2647

Excavating

Suites/Partial Houses

(Coquitlam Centre area)

D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098

8087

6602

POCO, N. 2 BR. Private laundry & entry. Patio, parking, new paint. N/s, n/p. $850/mo. 604-537-2131

COQ WW PLAT Newly Reno’d Bright 3 BR w/out bsmt, own W/D. NS/NP. $1150/mo 604-512-9023

Installations Refinishing & Repairs

BBY 1 BR ste, Canada Way & 14th Ave, $750 incls utils, no w/d NS/NP. Av Apr 1. 604-777-2455

COQ 2BR 1 bath bsmt suite across from Town Centre Park. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for appointment to View 604-570-2786 Quoting code T07

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Shared Accommodation New Westminster

Suites/Partial Houses

HOME SERVICES

8060 STH BURNABY, 600-1200SF Office space. $600 - $1200/mo all inclusive. Louie ★ 604-817-7737

6602

BCIT, 2 BR upr ste $1100 incl util, 1 BR bsmt $650 incl util, shd wd, ns/np, newly reno, 604 253-5731

New Westminster

ROTARY TOWER

Bayside Property 604-432-7774

Port Moody Newport Vill, 1BR+den Heritage Grand, g/lv, balc, inste w/d N/S, n/p. $1150 Heritage Mtn 2 BR townhouse, backs ravine, gas f/p w/d, garage. Cat ok. $1350. Westwood Plateau 2BR, 2 bath, outdoor pool/spa, walk-in closet, new carpet/paint, ns, np. $1350. Westwood Plateau 2 BR, 2 full bath, beautiful unobstructed view, ss appls, pool spa. $1450

BBY, 13TH Ave, nr skytrn/school/ park, 1 BR or 2 BR, $700 - $750. Apr 1, NP/NS. 604-617-9688

office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768

office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261

320-9th St, New West

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

Suites/Partial Houses

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

JUNIPER COURT ARBOUR GREENE

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

2BR 1ba $1150. 2BR 2ba $1200

COQ WEST Blue Mnt Park, 1 BR, 3rd flr, bright, reno’d, adult orientd bldg, $750 incls heat & prkg, Apr 1. N/S, N/P. 778 686-4199

6602

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

1BR $900. 1BR + Den $1050.

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

office: 604- 936-3907

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST. Bachelor or 1 BRs. $650 - $825/mo. Nicely upgraded building. Call 604-724-8353

AMBER ROCHESTOR Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

6508

ANDY’S Landscape Majored, 20 years experience. 778-895-6202

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

www.lawnnutt.com

Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs

Free Est. 604-779-6978

email:

alljobs@telus.net

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. Lawns, aeration, power raking, cutting, trimming, cleanups. 604-723-2468

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES 8160

Lawn & Garden

A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

LAWNS CUT, power raking, yard clean, aerate, fertilize, gardening, hedges, pruning, gutters, rubbish. Seniors’ 25% disc. 604-773-0075 Power rake/aerate/lawn mow/ clean-up/garden/hedge/trim/ prune. Qual low $. 778-241-9706

THE LAWN BUTCHER Only Prime Cuts will do! Call Jim 778-839-6250

8175

Painting/ Wallpaper

DVK PAINTING LTD. Call Dave Int/Ext. Res/Comm. Quality work. Great rates. WCB. 604-354-2930

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

www.constructivelandscaping.com

Moving & Storage

Anvil Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

• Licensed Plumber • Gas Fitter 24 Hour Emergency Service

15% off all plumbing & heating calls

604-782-4344

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 $69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE Gift Card. 604-219-5555

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

604-708-8850 BEST RATE MOVING

PLUMBER • Reno’s •Rough-ins •Fixtures •H/W Tanks •Gas •Service. ★ 778-227-1119 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

A LOCAL HANDYMAN. Painting, renos, kitchens/baths & tile floors. No job too small! 604-307-8603

Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates!

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582

• Local & Long Distance • Seniors Discount

RENOS/Additions. Quality work. New Home Construction 25+ years exp. 604-936-0404

FREE BOXES

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors. 604-521-1567

Starting $40/ hour Licensed & Insured

604-787-8061

For Your Move

Fast, Careful, Friendly & Affordable Call us now!

778.322.2462

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

Best West Moving.com fast, 7 days/week, short notice moves, great rates. Call 604-319-1010

Tried & True Since 1902

1.877.602.7346

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

www.crownroofgutters.ca A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530

SAVE on ROOFING Ltd Reroofing / Repair / New Roof Fully Ins. WCB. 10% disc, Work Gtd, Free Est. 778-319-5001

8255

Rubbish Removal

DISPOSAL BINS: All bins are $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq) LOW COST CONSTRUCTION Renos, additions, kitchens, suites, drywall tile. 604-657-9904

8309

AUTOMOTIVE 9105

Auto Miscellaneous

NEED A VEHICLE? EASY FINANCE!! Low Payments! $99 Delivers 24 Hour Approval. We Deliver! 3,000 Vehicles to c hoos e. Call N ow ! M art y 1-888-414-8042. Big Discounts! www.eagleridgegmc.com. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in March, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.

9110

Tiling

A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

9125

Domestic

1990 OLDS Ciera 6 cyl auto, very clean, 115,000 km, a/c, $2,500 obo 604-465-5103

2005 CAVALIER 59,000k’s, 2 dr, 5 spd, stnd, 1 owner, a/c, tilt, am/ fm CD $3100. Ph 604-823-4422

Planning on RENOVATING?

8195

Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582 CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB

Jean-Guy 604-626-1975 ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ 3 rooms $250.00 (604) 727-0043

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

2002 GMC Avalanche, Special Edition, 4x4, 5.3 Vortec, 130K, Alarm, Keyless Entry, Dual Climate Control, A/C, Sunroof, Heated Mirrors, Rear Defrost, Heated Leather Seats, compass, New Tires, Tow Pkg, Backseats fold into bed, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $11,700 or fair offer, Please call 604-308-3167

2002 DODGE Caravan SE, 3.3L, 105,844km, white, a/c, f/load, exc cond, $4250, 604-988-1253 CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570

9515

9160

Sports & Imports

1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

1973 TRIUMPH 750 Bonneville, runs great, Mikuni carbs, K&N filters, $3950. well maint. extra partS, 604-792-6404 (lve mess.)

Scrap Car Removal

2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975.

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

THE SCRAPPER

Boats

12’ BOAT, fibreglass, deep hull. 15' transom, 2 oars, 2 life jackets, 4 HP Johnson outboard motor, new plastic tank & hose. Safe and solid. No leaks. Moving - must sell! $800 obo. 604-527-7727 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720

9522

RV’s/Trailers

1979 MCI M/H, 40’, new engine, ready to travel of live aboard, pics avail. $59,900. 604-856-2455 1996 ITASCA Class A M/H 28ft, new awning, exc cond. 100,000 kms. $16,000 obo. 604-574-3141 2001 27 ft Ford Motorhome 450 super duty, V10 pwr, island bed, ent ctre, slp 4, as new $21,000 due to illness 604-929-7575

2007 SALEM 27 RLSS travel trailer, lge slide, sep bdrm, like new, n/s. $18,500. 604-613-4370 More pics: sideroads@mail.com 2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, all equip’d, spotless. $19,900 obo. 604-230-2728 2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,995 obo. 778-242-2018

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $12,500. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155 www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

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*Scrap Car Towing* Will pay at least $150 4 your car/truck more if...604-306-0356 cars4cash.biz

• Black on black leather interior • Power everything (seats, mirrors, windows, sunroof) • Heated front seats • 6 disc CD player with bose sound system • Automatic transmission with triptronic shifting • Comes with winter, and all season tires; both in great shape • Air conditioning • 109,000 km • HID headlights • Dual exhaust

Asking $7,500 Please call 604.316.4342

2008 VW Passat Wagon, 2.0T, silver, loaded, auto, low kms, wrty, no accid, non smoker, alarm, immac, $20,800 obo, 604-980-7675

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1988 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, V6, 4x4, $1675. 1992 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, raised, V6, 4x4, $2350, D9921 in Abbts. toll free 1-877-855-6522

1992 JEEP YJ, new rear end & soft top, no rust, 4 cyl std, runs well. $3100 Call 778-847-1512

Fully loaded 2001 Acura CL in great condition inside and out, and runs really well.

Quality Work You Can Trust!

Vans

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

2001 Acura CL

ALLQUEST PAINTING

2008 PONTIAC WAVE, auto, 4 dr sedan, high kms, runs great, white, $4500 firm. 604-538-9257

1995 GMC Safari van, AWD, well maintained, aircared, loaded, 272K kms $1995. 604-832-3283

2001 VOLVO C70, loaded, leather, turbo, $7600, John 604-808-1945 Kitsilano

604-728-1965 John 2008 CHEVROLET Impala 93K $9,100 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

Sports & Imports

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!

WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001

Painting/ Wallpaper

9130

9160

9173

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

Window Cleaning

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

2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $87,980. 604-781-7614.

9145 2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 26,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $18,500 + HST. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2004 GMC Envoy XUV, 96,500km silver, 1 owner, V6 4.2L $16,999 A/cared 2013. 604.318.9890

2002 PONITAC Grand Am CE, 120K, exc cd, new trans. Must see/drive. $3,200. 604-582-5815

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)

8335

1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $26,500. 604-999-4097

1994 FORD Thunderbird, mint 145,000 k loaded, 2nd owner, maroon, $3 700 obo 604-392-3996

9155

1992 DODGE Dakota pick-up, extra cab, auto, a/c, V6, aircared, runs good $1100obo. 604-984-7574

1984 PONTIAC TRANS AM, 19,577 kms. 1 owner, new paint No accid. $1700obo 604-395-2778

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

Luxury Cars

1997 PORSCHE 911 C2S Wide body. Silver on black. Last of the air cooled, hand built 911’s. Tiptronic. Mint cond. Many extras! 117K km. $36,999. 604-630-2500

PTV HOME RENOVATIONS All types of Reno’s. Est. 1995. 20% off Tile. Call 778-235-1772

8315

9129

Collectibles & Classics

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925

1 to 3 Men

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

Roofing

Call for a free estimate:

8300

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From

8250

Plumbing

Masonry

Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. Call Danny 604-250-7824

8185

8195

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2002 CHEV Trailblazer Ltd, 7 pass full load,new trans, new snows, $7,700 778-847-1512

2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 4door Automatic 205,000 kms,1 lady owner, mint, pwr wnds/ sunroof, heat seats, roof/bike rack $4,999. Call (604) 983-6967

1996 TOYOTA Corolla 257,000 kms, Reliable, recently serviced; 4 good snow tires on own rims; selling because I inherited a newer car, $2,700. Call: (604) 984-9827

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS


A40 • Wednesday, March 28, 2012 • Burnaby NOW

Langley Farm Market PRODUCE

SUNKIST RED POMELOS

AMBROSIA APPLES

99 /ea

78 /lb

Product of California

Product of B.C. ($1.72/kg)

¢

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GRAPE TOMATOES

CAULIFLOWER Product of California ($1.08/kg)

9 for 99

3

$ 99

¢

FRESH CELERY

99¢/ea

38¢/lb

Product of California ($.84/kg)

M E AT

Beef Chuck Steak Boneless (AA) $8.80/kg..................................................

Product of California

(1 PINT CLAMSHELL) Product of Mexico

49¢/lb

SMALL SUNKIST NAVEL ORANGES

26-30 E-Z Peel IQF Tiger Shrimp (2/lb.) S/L B/L Chicken Breast Portion /lb

1499/ea

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John West San Remo San Remo Kuehne Mackerel Fillets (125g) Balsamic Vinegar Mixed Bean Salad Sauerkraut $ 99 $ 29 $ 00 Assorted Flavour.............. 2/$500 (500ml) ................................. 2 /ea (540ml)............................. 1 /ea (796ml).......................... 2/ 5 Mini Croissants (260g)............................................ $199/ea

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Whole Wheat Sub Buns (550g)............................................ $149/ea

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Almond Orange Biscotti (200g)............................................$209/ea

Freybe Freybe Arla Natural Black Forest Ham (100g).................$119 Mexican Salami (100g) .............................. $148 Sundried Tomato Havarti (100g)................. $129 (Gluten free, no nitrates, no msg)

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