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Edmonds centre is behind Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Progress on the new Edmonds pool and community centre has fallen behind again, with an expected completion date for a “substantial” amount of the project now set for February. The delay was due to weather conditions in June, which prevented the contractor from finishing the roofing on schedule, according to a report from the city’s major civic building project coordination committee. The adjustment set the schedule back about four weeks, the report stated, but the project is still on budget. The centre was about 75 per cent completed as of Oct. 16. Last February, Dave Ellenwood, the director of the city’s parks, recreation and cultural services department, said the project’s completion date was pushed back to December from the previous estimate of midNovember. “We’re hoping they can make up the time, and they’re always looking to do that,” he said at the time. “Our foremost concern is the quality, and if things like this weather hold them up, we don’t want them to cut corners, we want them to just carry on with the schedule.” The opening date for the centre will probably be four to six weeks after the completion date, Ellenwood said. Once construction is finished, the city needs to have the centre inspected

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Spiritual art form: Buddhist Tibetan monks from the Dzongkar

Choede Monastery in southern India visited Burnaby’s Nikkei Centre and spent four days working on a sand mandala, a practice dating back 2,500 years. Fine coloured sand is funnelled through metal tubes to create the geometric patterns of the mandala, which is meant to foster compassion, patience, love and wisdom. Once completed, the creation is destroyed, and the process begins anew. The monks are travelling to various cities in Canada creating sand mandalas.

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From bagpipes to potential trade connections Janaya Fuller-Evans

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Burnaby could be sharing wind power with Taiwan one day. During the City of Burnaby’s recent trip to Taiwan, Taichung Mayor Jason Hu asked if Burnaby could send over a bagpipe instructor, as the city would like to have a pipe band, according to Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan. “I said, ‘oh my gosh, all these Taiwanese

in kilts, now that really is becoming a global world,’” Corrigan said, laughing. “We were talking about other cultural exchanges we could have.” Corrigan, three councillors, and representatives from the Burnaby Board of Trade and the Taiwan Chamber of Commerce flew to Taipei, Taiwan, on Sept. 20. The three destinations in Taiwan were Taipei, which signed a friendship agreement with Burnaby in 2009; Taichung, which also signed a friendship agreement

with the city in 2009; and Kaohsiung, which recently opened the largest solar energy plant in Taiwan. The group also went to five destinations in China – Zhuhai, which has an economic trade agreement with the Burnaby Board of Trade; Zhongshan, which became a sister city in 2011; Shenzhen, where the delegation visited an LED light manufacturing plant, with stopovers in Hong Kong and Macau. “It was so busy,” Corrigan said. “They’re

very keen in Asia on these relationships and building these relationships.” But the city has to be careful to maintain the relationships it has already established, he added. In Taichung and also in Zhongshan, China, Corrigan said he discussed how to increase communication and business relationships. In Taiwan, the National Science Council showed interest in building relationships Asia Page 4


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Agreement not finalized until union members, board votes Janaya Fuller-Evans

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The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia reached a tentative four-year agreement with the Canadian Office and Professional Employees’ Union, Local 378, on Friday, according to a press release from the union. The agreement cannot be ratified until it is voted on by the union members and agreed to by ICBC’s board of directors. Approximately 4,600 of the union’s members work for ICBC. “This agreement secures some important foundational elements we will build on in future negotiations,” David Black, COPE 378 president, said in the release. “The wage increases will keep our members from falling further behind, and they will, at long last, get maternity and parental leave top-up.” The agreement includes staggered wage increases of one per cent for the period from July 1 of this year to Jan. 1, another one per cent increase on Jan. 1, another for next July 1, and another for Oct. 1, 2013. The agreement covers the period from June 1, 2010 to June 30, 2014, according to the release. The previous agreement expired March 31, 2010. The union was told that the B.C. government’s net-zero wage mandate for 2010 and 2011 applied to the members, so there were zero increases for those two years, according to Sage Aaron, media relations contact for the union. ICBC will also top up maternity and parental leave benefits as of July 1 of next year. The Crown corporation has committed to conducting a new workload study, the release stated. 6









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Delay: Construction of the roofing of the new Edmonds aquatic and community centre fell behind in June due to the weather. The city estimates the project is about four weeks behind schedule.

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some work continuing to the end of October. The contractor has also been working on tiling the pool tanks. Deck tiles are expected to be installed early this month, according to the report, and tiling in the change room was set to begin at the end of October. Mechanical and electrical work is ongoing, the report added. Plans for the pool area include a sixlane, 25-metre pool, a leisure pool, warm swim and therapy lanes, a lazy river with two channels, and double water-

slides, according to a press release from the centre’s architect, CEI Architecture. There will also be a 12,000-squarefoot twin gymnasium, multi-purpose rooms, child-minding spaces, spaces for seniors and youth, art rooms, a fitness studio, a fitness centre and a central atrium social space, the release added. The centre is being built to LEED silver certification environmentally sustainable building standards. The cost for the new centre was estimated at about $30 million.

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Asia: China focusing on environmentally sustainable business practices with science parks in Burnaby, according to Corrigan. One of the major focuses he noticed on the trip was a draw towards environmentally conscious business practices in China and Taiwan, he added. Paul Holden, president and CEO of the Burnaby Board of Trade, said he noticed the same thing in China. “One thing that certainly came across to me was the fact that the city and governments over there are realizing in order for them to develop their relationships with the rest of the world, they have to develop environmental sustainability practices,” he said. Holden didn’t take part in the Taiwan leg of the trip but spent a few days in Hong Kong before joining Burnaby civic and business representatives in China, he said. “It was very informative, very interesting,” Holden said of the trip. It was Holden’s first trip to Asia with the board, but he had previously lived in Hong Kong for six years, he added. During this visit to Hong Kong he looked into training services offered by agencies that might be of interest to Burnaby businesses, Holden said. The opportunities for successful businesses in China were evident, he

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Building permit backlog cleared – back to normal Janaya Fuller-Evans

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Though building permit backlogs grew throughout the region over the spring and summer, Burnaby’s director of planning and building, Lou Pelletier, says the turnaround time in Burnaby is now back on track. The average number of permits for single and two-family home construction is 41 per month – though for 2012 up to the end of September, it was 46, according to an email from Pelletier. The city issued 67 permits in July and 58 in August in that category, he added. “This did result in a temporary extension to our typical processing times,” he wrote. “Permit volumes have returned to average levels in September and October.” The usual processing time is four to six weeks, Pelletier said. This is in line with the regional average of four to five weeks for a single-family home, which was mentioned in a recent City of Coquitlam staff report, according to an Oct. 17 Coquitlam NOW article. The article also stated City of Coquitlam staff had surveyed the turnaround times for single-family construction permits in 10 nearby municipalities and Burnaby was at the bottom of the pack, with an average 10-week turnaround. But Peter Simpson, president and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association, said members haven’t been mentioning Burnaby specifically. “I can honestly say I haven’t had anybody pick up the phone and complain about it,” he said in a recent phone interview, adding he’d spoken with a renovator, a small volume builder and a highrise builder, and they hadn’t had concerns about Burnaby. “In the 19 years I’ve been doing this job as president of the homebuilders’ associa-

tion, I’ve never had anyone voice serious complaints about Burnaby,” he added. Burnaby has high levels of transparency and accountability and is well organized, Simpson said, adding contractors and developers seem to have good experiences with plan checkers and know what is expected of them. The association has found some municipalities in the region are having backlog issues, he added, with more permit applications coming through or in some cases, staff shortages affecting turnarounds. Like Burnaby, all cities should have the ability for plan checkers to answer questions, Ralph Belisle, president of TQ Construction, said, speaking to the issue as a general contractor. Burnaby is well organized and has good staff, he said, and allows for good, open dialogue with plan checkers. However, Burnaby does differ from some jurisdictions where Belisle is encouraged to speak with the head of the planning or building departments, he added. “In Burnaby and Vancouver, I’m not,” he said. Because Belisle is a renovator, often the answers he needs are not clearly expressed in a city’s building codes, he explained, so he needs to go to the city for more clarification. The introduction of a renovation query desk at the City of Vancouver was a great idea, he said, adding more cities should have staff specifically there to answer questions about renovations. Burnaby and Vancouver were prepared for the rush following the recession, according to Belisle, while other municipalities in the region were not. He has not heard of any problems arising with permits for his projects in Coquitlam, he said in reference to the Coquitlam city staff report on its backlog.




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Pin on a poppy – it’s an important symbol

serve. Many veterans are still alive and None of us born in the years since carry memories of Dieppe, Juno Beach, the Second World War ended are ever Sicily and the Netherlands. Others likely to see such dark days. recall the sound of depth charges dropThough we’ve seen the Cold War, terrorism and dozens of far-off wars, for ping into the choppy North Atlantic, or the boom of anti-aircraft guns the most part Canadians have over occupied Europe. been cocooned in a bubble of Burnaby NOW This week, we again peace at home for nearly 70 see members of the Royal years. Canadian Legion giving out poppy pins It’s easy to forget the war was more and collecting donations. than grainy footage on a cable-channel Wear a pin, and drop some money in retrospective. Hundreds of thousands of the box. young men and women from Canada, The money in the Poppy Fund goes and millions worldwide, went off to


to veterans and their dependents, to help with everything from expenses to adding small comforts to a long hospital stay. Your small contribution, when combined with others, makes a difference. While the veterans of the First World War are now gone, and there are fewer veterans of the Korean War and the Second World War, Canada is making new veterans every year. Thousands have served overseas in Afghanistan, along with thousands more who wore blue helmets in peace-

keeping, or who sat nervously on bases in Europe, waiting for a third world war that never came. Whether you agree with some of Canada’s wars or not, the poppy campaign helps those who have volunteered to put their lives on the line, usually for less pay than they could have found staying at home. So wear a poppy, in commemoration of the sacrifices of those who have come before us, and in fervent hope that no future generation will be asked to risk their lives again to keep us safe.

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explained. The whole mess has he B.C. Liberals are once done little to help her repair her again showing that the credibility with the public. longer a party remains in The other incident involved power, the more it attempts to the consultation process for the avoid accountability and transexpansion of Burnaby General parency. Hospital. A batch of Two recent events emails showed that revealed a governinformation was being ment that seems to Keith Baldrey sent to a cabinet minisbe doing end runs ter’s private email account, which around the rules governing what is not covered by the freedom of information should be disclosed information law. publicly. What’s troubling about all One disturbing event was the this is that these don’t appear to revelation that not a single note be isolated incidents and instead or piece of paper was kept by reflect a growing trend in the anyone in government regarding B.C. government towards secrecy the surprise resignation of Ken and away from openness. Boessenkool after an apparently I’ve heard plenty of anecdotal inappropriate encounter with stories from civil servants and a female staffer at a downtown political appointees over the Victoria bar. years about how they sometimes A Vancouver Sun freedom of information request for any docu- avoid scrutiny by deliberately not keeping notes, writing memos, or ments relating to the internal by using Gmail or Hotmail email investigation of the incident was accounts instead of official govmet with the reply that no such ernment email addresses. documents even exist because Vincent Gogolek, the execunone were created. tive director of the B.C. Freedom In other words, the governof Information and Privacy ment claims that a process that Association, calls the situation resulted in the resignation of the “very troubling.” second most powerful person in His organization estimates government was done entirely that almost one-fourth of all freeorally, without a single note dom of information requests are being kept. At the very least met with a “no records found” this seems odd, and at worst it response. When it comes to reveals a contempt for public media requests only, the number accountability. jumps to one-third. The premier refuses to talk about it, citing some vague rule FOI Page 7 that has never been adequately


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR George Derby layoffs a mistake Dear Editor:

Re: City veterans’ home to lay off unionized staff, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 2, 2012 As the spouse of a George Derby resident, I was distressed to read the Burnaby NOW article announcing staff layoffs there. Through almost daily visits, I have observed at George Derby an extraordinarily positive collective work ethic that has made it an excellent nursing home. I have observed Marlene in the special care unit, who performs her required duties with an extraordinarily high level of dedication and competence, while at the same time listening to and comforting often incoherent and rambling residents

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and families of residents in distress. I imagine there are many others like her whom I have not met. These unit clerks and reception desk staff have been given notice. This is a grave error. If ongoing patient contact was cited as one reason to keep or to dismiss staff, then it should be noted that many of these “clerks and desk personnel” have detailed knowledge about and hourly contact with patients and with their families. I have seen recreation organizers who go beyond what might be expected to entice residents to participate. I understand that the jobs of these activity workers also are being cut despite their high level of patient contact. I have not even mentioned the outsourcing of cleaning services that may save money

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in the short run but increase the incidence of flu, C. difficile and other infectious diseases in the long run, costing innocent lives and requiring expensive cleanups. I think the management of George Derby is making a very bad mistake by thinking that it can save Fraser Health money by contracting out so many services. It may find individuals who will perform the formal, listed responsibilities of the current staff for less money. However, I doubt that they will go above and beyond what is in their job descriptions, the way the current staff does, to ensure the residents’ health, safety, comfort and well-being. Inevitably, Fraser Health will have to deal with residents who are sicker and more distressed than it faces now and residents’ families with more complaints, all requiring more staff time and medical attention. I am dismayed not only about the decision to outsource these and other services but also about the failure of George Derby management to consult meaningfully with staff and with residents’ families. In September, George Derby spent the money to send a letter to “residents, families, volunteers and friends” about the labour dispute at the nursing home but sadly did not or could not use this as an opportunity to solicit their advice and input. I was told then that labour rules prohibited such consultation once a job action was initiated. Perhaps so, but surely George Derby management should have initiated extensive, in-depth consultations with staff and with residents’ families three years ago, when the nursing home’s budgetary problems first became apparent. Peggy Meyer, New Westminster

Fraser Health has a plan Dear Editor:

Re: Listen to the nurses Burnaby NOW,

Oct. 31, 2012 B.C. Nurses’ Union president Debra McPherson is correct in stating that nurses have a critical role to play in reducing C. difficile infection (CDI) rates. McPherson is not correct in stating that Fraser Health does not have a plan in place. Fraser Health has implemented a comprehensive infection prevention and control strategy to reduce C. difficile and other infections at Burnaby Hospital and across Fraser Health. This strategy, which builds on work underway for several years, includes enhanced cleaning, the hiring of additional frontline infection control practitioners and a renewed focus on hand hygiene and infection prevention and control practices. In addition, Fraser Health has made physical improvements to Burnaby Hospital, including reducing the number of three-bed patient rooms and increasing the number of two-bed and single patient rooms by opening a new 19-bed medicine unit. These strategies have resulted in a 35 per cent reduction in the CDI rate across Fraser Health (11.3 cases per 10,000 patient days in 2011/12 reduced to 7.3 cases per 10,000 patient days year-to-date 2012/13) and a 40 per cent reduction at Burnaby Hospital (15.2 cases per 10,000 patient days in 2011/12 reduced to nine cases per 10,000 patient days year-to-date 2012/13). However, we know there is still work to be done. Fraser Health is committed to reducing these rates further to achieve the Canadian benchmark rate of six cases per 10,000 patient days. We are confident that by committing to the strategy and actions underway and remaining open to new ideas and solutions we will continue to see steady progress in reducing CDI rates both at Burnaby Hospital and across Fraser Health. Dr. Elizabeth Brodkin, Fraser Health and Cathie Heritage, Burnaby Hospital

FOI: No documentation continued from page 6

“We’ve been seeing things getting worse,” Gogolek told me. “There’s something really wrong here.” Reporters are already used to getting documents through FOI that are heavily redacted. But the problems now appear to be growing well beyond that. Gogolek found the lack of documentation surrounding Boessenkool’s departure “unacceptable” and said uncovering the use of a cabinet minister’s

private emails in a supposedly public consultation process confirmed deep suspicions that this occurs much more frequently. Gogolek would like to see the freedom of information law amended to include a clause that would require public officials to keep records. Called a “duty to document,” such a change could go a long way to end what appears to be a culture of silence that has grown in parts of the government.

The freedom of information commissioner is investigating B.C. FIPA’s concerns. Let’s hope it leads to some bright lights being shone in corners of government that right now are fairly dark. Who knows? Maybe the next time a powerful staffer leaves under a cloud, someone might make a note or two about why. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C. Email him at Keith.Baldrey@

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Family pleased dad moved from hospital to care home staff members are very helpful, they know Douglas and the family by name, and the staff reporter home was “clean and orderly.” Douglas is A former Burnaby city councillor with still on antibiotics for the C. difficile, and Alzheimer’s disease, who was in hospital he’s confined to a wheelchair since his leg for four months, was placed at Normanna, muscles atrophied while in hospital. The care home staff put him to “work” folda local seniors’ care facility last Thursday. “We think it’s too good to be true after ing towels, and Diane said he likes having something to do. Douglas still going through the hospital. We’re really happy,” daughter “We’re still say- doesn’t recognize his wife or kids, although he pretends to. Diane Evans told the NOW. ing nobody with “But he knows there’s Her 82-year-old father, someone there who loves Douglas Evans, suffers from Alzheimer’s him,” Diane said. “The other Alzheimer’s and was admitted should end up in day I bent over and kissed him to Burnaby Hospital on June 25 a hospital setting. goodbye, and he said, ‘goodafter he got lost and was picked bye sweetheart.’” up by police. According to the It’s just really According to the Fraser Evans family, their father’s not the place for Health Authority, the average health deteriorated rapidly wait for someone to get into once he was in care, and they him.” residential care from Burnaby found him tied to a bed, wearHospital is 20 to 26 days, but ing a diaper, and doped up DIANE EVANS daughter that’s after the patient has on anti-psychotic medications. been assessed as eligible. The He also contracted pneumonia and two bouts of C. difficile, a bacterium provincial target is to place people within that causes diarrhea and is easily transmit- 30 days. Fraser Health has roughly 7,800 complex residential care beds, and their ted in unclean environments. The Evans family pushed for their occupancy rate is at 99 per cent. According to Burnaby-Edmonds MLA father, who once served on the board of the Burnaby Hospital, to be placed in an Raj Chouhan, Evans’ case underscores the appropriate care home as soon as possible, lack of seniors’ residential care beds in the province and the treatment Alzheimer’s and they are pleased he’s at Normanna. “It was far too long, and I think the patients receive in hospital. “While I appreciate Fraser Health’s infections really delayed everything,” Diane said. “We’re still saying nobody efforts to find him residential care, I find with Alzheimer’s should end up in a hos- it disturbing that he had to wait over 120 pital setting. It’s just really not the place days in a hospital that is not suitable for for him.” Evans Page 9 According to Diane, the Normanna

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CITY COUNCIL IN BRIEF BBOT receives city funding

The City of Burnaby approved a grant of $100,000 to the Burnaby Board of Trade at Monday night’s council meeting. The board receives an annual grant for the operation of the city’s economic development program, given in quarterly installments of $25,000, starting in October. The board president, Paul Holden, and the chair

receiving grants for next year’s celebrations. The 19th Annual Soccer and Cultural Festival, being held by the African Canadian Soccer and Cultural Association next August, had a $7,000 festival grant approved by Burnaby council at Monday night’s meeting. The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, being held by the Scandinavian Community Centre next June, had a $6,000 festival grant approved, as well.

of the board of directors, Leza Muir, made a presentation on the board’s achievements to the city’s finance and civic development committee on Oct. 25.

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irect Liquidation owner Jeff Schwarz often sees the value in what others cast off. The Burnaby business man and star of The Liquidator, a reality television show airing on OLN, began his bargain hunting and selling business almost 20 years ago, when his wife’s great-aunt passed away. The family was trying to figure out what to do with her belongings, so he offered $500 for the lot and took it to ON MY BEAT the Vancouver Flea Janaya Fuller-Evans Market to sell it off on the weekends. “I saw potential,” he says of the belongings, which filled about 50 pick-up truckloads. “I knew that I was going to run out of inventory, so I sort of had to figure out how to get more inventory.” He then went on to deal in secondhand furniture, he says, working his way up to his current business – buying and selling big batches of products from his 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Burnaby. “One day I bought a bed,” he says. “Then, one day I bought a hundred beds.” The space at 6990 Greenwood St. is filled with stacks of photo albums, baby toys, film props and furniture as far as the eye can see. Within all that chaos, Schwarz and the crew from OLN film his television show. Schwarz makes call after call, attempting to sell off a large batch of hockey jerseys. Meanwhile, the camera crew works around him, as do his employees. Customers wander in and out, and one man approaches, offering to sell him computer headsets. When he finds out they aren’t Bluetooth, Schwarz shakes his head – he’s already got a large batch of Bluetooth headsets he’s trying to sell. “I’ll make you an offer, but don’t take it, OK? I’ll give you $200,” he says. While Schwarz can come across as brash and quick to make or reject a deal, he says he tries to be respectful in his dealings. “If you negotiate with a bit of a smile, you’re gonna get a lot further,” he says. One man enters the warehouse to get a photo with Schwarz – his wife is a fan of the show. Schwarz started his dual career as a TV personality almost by accident, attending a launch party for another show with a friend. He met the executive producer and things took off from there. “The next thing I knew, there was a film crew and they filmed a pilot, and the rest is history,” he says. While filming the show and maintaining his business is taxing, Schwarz has come to enjoy the pace. “If it ends, there will be a void in my life,” he says. “At the end of the day, it becomes part of you.”


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The art of the deal: Direct Liquidation owner Jeff Schwarz films his OLN reality TV show from his warehouse. The

Burnaby businessman sells everything from beds to go-karts.

One of the challenges Schwarz faces is keeping the show as realistic as possible, he says, something he’s learned isn’t common for many reality television shows. “I want to make sure everything is as real as it’s going to get,” he says. Another challenge is finding buyers or sellers who are willing to go on camera,

he adds. But every day is interesting and different, according to Schwarz. On the day the Burnaby NOW visited the set, he had purchased a wrestling mat and was trying to find a buyer for it. The most interesting purchase he has made was 36,000 sex toys, he says. “Try selling that with a straight face,

at the same time you’re selling mattresses,” Schwarz says, laughing. “Every day it’s a new event,” he says. “There’s new people walking in your door.” Viewers can catch Schwarz’s second season on OLN starting Nov. 8. For more on the Burnaby store and the show, go to for breaking news, photo galleries, blogs and more

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Parents may fret over their kids leaving the house on cold mornings not wearing a proper coat. But a growing number of Burnaby kids don’t even have the choice. The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown has its annual Rotary Coats for Kids drive running at full steam, and the first 577 coats have been given to children of all ages in

need. “It’s not just young kids that we find coming out. We get mothers with babies coming in, so we need baby coats right through to youth at the end of high school,” said Gloria Tom Wing Staudt, the club’s public image director and spokesperson of the campaign. “How much is the need? It has been growing. Last year we gave out 1,700. Way back when, it was just 40.” The goal for this year is 2,000, Tom Wing Staudt said. The club collects coats and delivers them in a large panel van via schools and community organizations. New or gently used coats, prefer-

ably waterproof and with hoods, can be dropped off at a number of Burnaby locations, including Staples stores, any branch of the Burnaby Public Library, South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, and the UPS Store on Edmonds Street. With a donation of $12 in cash or cheque made out to SBNH: Rotary Coats for Kids, the club can buy a new coat. Cheques can be mailed to Box 307, 1410-6200 McKay Ave, Burnaby B.C., V5H 4M9. Tom Wing Staudt suggested that local business may want to run their own collection campaigns in house and then have the coats distributed by the Rotary club.

Fire captain completes his ride Burnaby fire captain Rudy Pospisil completed his 9,600-kilometre, 12week ride from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean a day early. Pospisil jumped into the Atlantic on Monday, a day before his intended completion date of Nov. 6, the date of the U.S. presidential election, to celebrate the ride where he climbed more than 55,0000 vertical metres. Pospisil, whose goal is to ride around the world, is approximately halfway to that goal, but he has to head back to Burnaby for work and to accumulate enough vacation time for his next bike ride. Pospisil talked to the Burnaby NOW several weeks ago from just outside of Austin, Texas, where he was relaxing. “I started in San Diego on Sept. 20 and when I finish … I’ll be in St. Augustine, Florida,” said Pospisil. “I think I’m riding in eight states in total.” Pospisil said he is doing it to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. “The three most common forms of cancer are lung, breast and prostate,” said Pospisil. “That’s what I’m raising money for.” This ride is one of many for the

avid cyclist, who has a plan to traverse 30 countries by bicycle. So far, he’s done nine and next year, he will make it 10 when he crosses Australia off the list. “On completion of this leg, I will be just under halfway around the world, following the Guinness rules of global circumnavigation,” said Pospisil. His colleagues at the Burnaby Fire Department are cheering him on and providing moral support. “I take all my vacation at one time,” he said. “The guys help out and I get a lot of support from them.” Some of the highlights for Pospisil have included riding into Phoenix, Arizona to meet the mayor, riding from San Francisco to Mexico, and being greeted by the mayor of Houston, Texas. Pospisil said he rode in temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius in Arizona and encountered big headwinds in Florida, partially created by Hurricane Sandy. As for his visit to Austin, it’s not lost on Pospisil that he’s entering the hometown of a cycling legend currently entwined in a drug scandal. “This is Lance Armstrong country,” said Pospisil. “If there’s one

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Are you due for some screening tests? HEALTHWISE

Dr. Davidicus Wong


e sometimes take better care of our cars than our bodies. Of course, a new car comes with an owner’s manual, which details what you need checked and serviced at regular intervals. By doing these things, we can keep our engines running smoothly and extend the lives of our cars. Unfortunately, a human body doesn’t come with a maintenance manual. Ironically, the gender that is usually more interested in the mechanics of their motor vehicles tends to be less interested in physical self-maintenance. Many men seem to be under the delusion that their bodies are under a no-maintenance unlimited lifetime warranty. They may look after their outward appearance while taking health itself for granted. This is not unlike washing and waxing your car but forgetting to change the oil. Women tend to be much better at seeing their physicians for routine checkups, such as Pap smears. Yet most people don’t know all the medical tests and procedures they should do periodically to maintain good health. When should women start doing Pap smears? When and how often should men check their prostates? How do we detect colon cancer early? How often should you have your blood pressure checked? Part of the problem is our problem-based health-

care system. Visits to family doctors are initiated by patients, who present specific problems to be solved. Patients therefore rely on their family physicians to tell them what they should have checked, even if it is unrelated to their visit. Patients once relied on the complete physical history and examination to review their lifestyles, assess all physical systems and perform the recommended screening tests. However, the B.C. Medical Services Plan will not pay for routine complete physical examinations in the absence of significant medical problems, such as diabetes, heart failure or multisystem conditions. So how do you find out what you should be doing? You could book a complete physical and pay for it yourself (it would be cheaper than taking your car in for a tune-up) or you can rely on your conscientious family physician to tell you what you’re due to check out in addition to dealing with your presenting problems. Preventive health procedures are not common knowledge. You can look up the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care website at, although it is not user-friendly for the general public. A screening test is considered useful if it can detect in a symptomless patient a condition, such as diabetes or cancer, and allow treatment at an early enough stage to prevent a more serious outcome. For example, Pap smears can detect early forms of cervical cancer and prompt curative treatment before it causes irreparable damage to the cervix or spreads elsewhere in the body. Preventive health care

refers to interventions, such as counselling, to encourage practices that lessen potential health risks. These include annual flu shots and periodic pneumonia shots to all individuals over 65 and those with chronic diseases, such as emphysema, asthma, diabetes or heart disease. All women who could become pregnant should take a 0.4 mg folic acid (folate) supplement to prevent neural tube defects (such as spina bifida) in babies. For men without liver disease, the recommended maximum number of alcoholic drinks per day is three; for women, the limit is two. All of us (with teeth) should floss and brush with a fluoride-containing toothpaste. I developed this habit early in life after my dentist (who is also my father) jumped out from behind the bathroom door and told me, “You didn’t brush long enough!” Everyone should wear a seatbelt while driving, and children should be in appropriate car seats or boosters. To prevent skin cancer, we should limit our exposure to sunlight with sunblock and protective hats and clothing. To avoid lung, throat and bladder cancer, premature atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), chronic bronchitis or emphysema and premature wrinkles, no one should smoke. In upcoming columns, I will review the screening tests and procedures I recommend to my patients. You’ll then have that user manual at last, and you’ll have no excuse for not maintaining your one and only body. Although you can’t trade it in, you may get a new lease on life.


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Small businesses to drive For Terry Bremner- it all adds up some cases it is more modest help for small business – such as free business planning, [future economic growth Innancial advice, training and seminars o\ered through Small Business BC – that turn a start-up

employing fewer than [ve people. Small business is an esThe [rst step to aid small senaal part of Briash business hiring is creaang Columbia’s economy – repthe right environment, acresenang 98 per cent of cording to Pat Bell, Minister all industry and generaang of Jobs, Tourism and Innomore than 26,000 new jobs vaaon, who calls it “clearing in the province in the past the path for jobs.” [ve years alone. To this end, That is why the province small busiIn the past year, now provides nesses are a lowest more than 51,700 the key focus of personal the $500 milnew jobs have income taxes lion Canada been generated in in Canada for Starts Here: those earning BC, the majority BC Jobs Plan, up to $80,000 a comprea year. In fact, in the small hensive new B.C. residents business sector iniaaave that have one of also includes the lowest skills trainoverall tax ing, innovaave e\orts to burdens in Canada. expand global markets for This means more investB.C. products and services, ment money for small busiand close partnership with nesses and more spending employers and communimoney for their customers, aes on job creaaon. Bell explained. The impetus is that the This special informa!on feature demand for workers is prois published in partnership with jected to grow faster than the Bri!sh Columbia and Yukon the labour force in every Community Newspaper Associaregion of B.C. for the next !on and the B.C. Government. decade. And most of these jobs will be in companies

By Frank O’Brien

into a success story. One example is the young owners of The Juice Truck in Vancouver, who ran their business plan past the experts at Small Business BC and ended up with a winning business formula. Yet, small business job creaaon also bene[ts from big-wave provincial iniaaaves that ripple into small business ventures across the province. Delta blueberry farmer For Vanderhoof-based Gulbranson Logging Ltd. it was B.C.’s inno- Terry Bremner is one of vaave Carbon O\set Aggregaaon Cooperaave (COAC) that made a number of B.C. farmers who ship more than $123 a huge di\erence. The 75-employee company received a lowmillion worth of berries interest $250,000 loan from COAC that covered the enare cost to Asia every year – and of modi[caaons to Gulbranson’s ceet of 47 trucks and equipkeep hundreds of B.C. ment to make them more fuel-e_cient. Company president Mel workers employed Gulbranson esamates the retro[t will save his family-owned [rm about $350,000 per year in fuel costs. Two B.C. iniaaaves to support the agriculture industry and promote foreign trade came together for Delta farmer and small businessman Terry Bremner, owner of Bremner Foods Ltd. Bremner, a blueberry grower, is now shipping tonnes of his produce to Korea, Japan and, recently, China. Bremner and other farmers are given help through Agrifoods BC to sell internaaonally via export training seminars and overseas trade missions. They also get help in lining up connecaons. As well, the $22 billion Paci[c Gateway Transportaaon Plan – which includes upgrades to Delta highways and ports – has improved access to keep B.C. goods moving. Photo courtesy of Bremner Foods Ltd.


by the numbers

26,500: jobs created by small business in B.C. (2006-2011) 51,700: jobs created in B.C. in the past year, most in small business 385,100: number of small businesses in B.C. 82%: small businesses with fewer than five employees

$500 million: amount raised by small business under B.C.’s investor tax credit program 56%: amount of B.C. private sector jobs in small businesses 18.5% the share of self-employed in B.C., the highest rate in the country

Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 7, 2012 • A17


Onions: Not always crying time again ON COOKING


Chef Dez

robably the most frequent question I get asked is: How do I prevent crying when cutting onions? No one enjoys this eye burning sensation followed by what seems to be an emotional breakdown. The watery eyes are caused by a chemical gas that is released from the onion as it is damaged by cutting. This chemical gas then reacts with the natural tears in our eyes and turns into a mild form of sulfuric acid, which our eyes then water more to flush away the irritant. In my many years of cooking, I have heard numerous ways to help prevent this reaction, some more effective than others, and it is my pleasure to share these findings with you. I have heard that burning a candle near the cutting board will help because the flame will burn off these releasing gases. However, through my trial and errors, all I have found is the tender glow from the candle just makes you look more romantic while you are crying. I have also heard stories about holding a spoon between your teeth or a slice of bread hanging out of your mouth to eliminate any tears from shedding. The theory was presented to me that the metal of the spoon offers a chemical reaction with the gas to disperse it, while the bread would simply soak up the gases before reaching one’s eyes. We brought up these theories during a cooking

class one evening, and a stand, positioned to blow there was a man claimin the opposite direction ing to be a scientist in the of where you are standing crowd. He explained that at the cutting board is also it isn’t what you are holdideal. Even better would ing between your teeth be to have a mini-sized that matters, just the fact fan that sits on the counter that you are biting onto for these tearful chopping something – or anything! moments. When holding something Lastly, I want to tell between your teeth, your you about the method breathing pattern changes that I use more often than and you tend to inhale/ the others: onion goggles. exhale Yes, goggles through specifically your mouth made to keep more and these harmful thus the onion vapors gases have a away from harder time your eyes reaching that can be your eyes. purchased I have tried from any spethis on many Onion goggles: For the cialty food or serious onion lover occasions kitchenware with a wide stores or variety of online. They objects hanging out of my have a foam backing on mouth (yes, my wife still them and they sit on your thinks I’m handsome), and face just like glasses withit does work for the most out pressure on your eye part, but not 100 per cent. sockets or face from other There is a rumour float- so-called solutions such as ing around the chef’s sociswimming goggles or ski ety that if one cuts their masks. onion in a certain fashion, I have cut many an the amount of fumes being onion with this great released from the onion invention and since they will be limited. However, I come in an array of colors have yet to find what tech- too, not only will your nique this is, and I highly eyes and cheeks stay dry, doubt this theory anyway. but you will also look stylKnowing that you will ish. be working with an onion ◆ for dinner, one of the best Dear Chef Dez: bets is to toss it in the I have heard putting your refrigerator that morning onions in the fridge before or at least an hour or two cutting them helps to keep me beforehand. from crying so is it okay if I Hot and warm air/gas always keep my onions in the rises, where cold air/gas fridge? doesn’t. This will keep – Nicholas K. fumes much lower to the Surrey, BC cutting surface and out of Dear Nicholas: your eyes. It is important to know Cutting onions near that it is not good to use your overhead fan of your the refrigerator as a perstovetop is also an option manent storage solution as long as it is powerful for your onions – it will enough to suck the fumes cause premature rotting in that direction and away and/or sprouting of your from your eyes. onions because it is too Using a summer fan on humid and dark.

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The Heights is jingling with Christmas excitement by Connie Ou The Heights Contributor

‘Twas the weeks leading to Christmas and all through the Heights, good cheer filled the air as the celebrations were already here. With the arrival of winter comes what some may dread – the biting cold and dismal weather. But you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find plenty of warmth, joy and fun things to do here in our community. Join the Heights Merchants Association from 3 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Heights Fountain Square, at Hastings Street and MacDonald Avenue, as we kick off our annual Light up the Heights event with our community tree lighting ceremony. Admission is free, but the donation of a new and unwrapped toy would be most appreciated. All toys collected will be donated to the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. This very special occasion will be accompanied by live holiday tunes, festive treats, warm drinks and entertaining activities for the family. Kids can enjoy a reading of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas by the children’s librarian from the McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library. Other activities include a gingerbread

decorating station and festive crafts. For those who are looking to do some Christmas shopping, be sure to check out our Fair in the Square open-air holiday market, where local merchants will be showcasing holiday delights that will make perfect gifts for under the tree. The festive cheer continues on Dec. 8 and 15 and will feature carollers strolling along Hastings Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., spreading joy to the ears of the community. Don’t forget to also take a photo with Santa – he’ll be visiting the Heights and handing out tasty treats during his stay! You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, we’re telling you why – all the fun and joy that you’ll have here will only make you more cheerful as the days go by. We’re always looking for helpers. If you’re interested in being a volunteer for our tree lighting ceremony, please contact us at 604-294-8899. For more information, please visit: www. Connie Ou was a marketing and events assistant summer student with the Heights Merchants Association.

A find: Otis Mazzone found his perfect pumpkin during The Heights’ annual pumpkin patch event. PHOTO: JASON LANG/BURNABY NOW

Pumpkins in the city by Janaya Fuller-Evans The Heights Reporter

Plenty of families showed up to the Heights Merchants Association’s pumpkin patch on Saturday, Oct. 27 despite the rain. Heights Fountain Square was decked out with straw bales and scarecrows, and pumpkins were stacked and tucked around two tents set up for the occasion. Kids in yellow slickers searched the site for the perfect potential jack-o-lantern. There were treats on hand, as well as hot chocolate, and the association handed out bags of goodies to the children. Pumpkins were traded for a donation to the food bank. Community Savings Credit Union partnered with the association on the event and took part in the fun, handing out treats as well.


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New kid on the block: G&F Financial now open By Janaya Fuller-Evans The Heights Reporter

When Blockbuster closed in the Heights last fall, it was unclear what business might come in to take over the space. But at the end of September, G&F Financial Group celebrated its grand opening in the spot at 4191 Hastings St. The credit union held a large party for the community, closing off Carleton Avenue for the event. More than 2,000 people attended, according to Steven Comin, associate vicepresident of marketing for the credit union. There was music, free food, a fun zone hosted by the Vancouver Giants and more at the event, he said.

Politicians, community members and even Burnaby crooner Michael Bublé made appearances.

“But the biggest measure of success has been the number of relationships we’ve formed since that day,” Gill Sherwood, branch manager, said in an emailed statement. “Our big street party let us demonstrate our community spirit to our neighbours, and our neighbours are continuing to stop by with their banking questions and to ask for second opinions on financial matters that are important to them. As a member-owned financial institution, every business decision we make is meant to benefit our members, and these are the types of conversations we have always had at all of our branches.”

Sherwood helped the credit union win the Burnaby Business Excellence Award in the community spirit category last year with her involvement in the South Burnaby community, according to Comin, and looks forward to playing a new role in her own community, the Heights. “We chose to open a branch in the Heights in order to be closer to our members that live and work here and to offer our brand of personalized and practical financial services,” Peter Unadkat, regional manager of the Burnaby - New Westminster region for the credit union, said in the emailed statement. G&F Financial has more than 26,000 members at its 12 branches throughout the Lower Mainland.


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Getting fit: Anytime Fitness member Carmen Saucier gets put though a workout by personal trainer Courtney Curnew at the centre’s grand opening. PHOTOS: JASON LANG/BURNABY NOW

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The celebration included food, drinks, face painting and group fitness classes, according to the centre’s Facebook page.

Those looking to get in shape in the Heights have one more option when it comes to fitness in the community – Anytime Fitness. The centre is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so neighbourhood residents can work out there at any time of the day. The centre opened at 209-3701 Hastings St. in


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CALENDAR OF EVENTS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Author reading, Elizabeth Hutchinson reads from her book God, Are You Listening? at the Tommy Douglas branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 111 West Coast literary portraits, at the McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 4595 Albert St. 7 to 9 p.m. Photographer Barry Peterson discusses his new book, 111 West Coast Literary Portraits, featuring rare portraits of writers who have lived in B.C., accompanied by excerpts of their writing. Free admission, but space is limited. Register online at www. or by calling 604-299-8955 or in person at the library.

meeting, 7.30 p.m. 6501 Deer Lake Ave. Carousel pavilion at the Burnaby Village Museum. Colin Stevens will be the guest speaker with the Burnaby Historical Society and will talk of early New Westminster history with cross-references to how this related in the development of Burnaby. Kitchen refurbishment party, Cameron Seniors’ Society and Cameron Recreation Centre celebration, 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cameron Recreation Centre, 9523 Cameron St. Program will include remarks, cake and coffee

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome.

Burnaby Women’s Connection luncheon, noon at the Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas St. This event features a Fabulous Fall Fair with baking, crafts, raffles, white elephant sale and country music with Bill and Velma Bjerkness. Speaker is Tina Peters. Reservations, call Aileen at 604-931-1712. Cost: $19.

Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Info: 604-524-9060.



Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome.

St. Helen’s Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, lunch, dinner, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more.

Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Info: 604-524-9060. Born to be Wild film screening, IRMACS Theatre 10900 on the SFU Burnaby campus, 6 to 8 p.m. Screening at 6:30 p.m. The film co-features a similarly wonderful story about elephant rehabilitation in Africa. Dr Birute Mary Galdikas will be present during and after the film to share her experiences and thoughts and answer any questions. Info: Janie Dubman at 778378-2279 or email orangutan.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 St. Helen’s Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, breakfast, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456.



Author reading, Rahela Nayebzadah reads from her new book Jeegareh Ma at the Tommy Douglas branch of the Burnaby Public Library. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free admission. No registration required.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 Giant flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maywood Community School, 4567 Imperial St. Lots of bargains. Admission 50 cents. Table rentals $10. Info: 604-6648208. St. Stephen’s Church annual fall fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9887 Cameron St. Free admission. There will be crafts, home baking, new and used items, gifts and raffles, including a silent auction.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Drop-in blood pressure, clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. For more information, call 604-4391456.

ONGOING ESL Conversation Circles, until Nov. 27, Tuesday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. at main branch of Burnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Ave. Info: 604-436-5400. Free post-traumatic stress disorder peer support group, meetings every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Info: 604873-0103 or Burnaby Historical Society meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the carousel building, Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Ave. Guest speakers each month and visitors are welcome. Info: 604-297-4565. Lochdale Hall at Sperling and Hastings has midweek day and evening times available for rent to low impact events. This beautiful heritage hall has reasonable rates. Info: Bill at 604-2988182. Line dancing, beginners welcome. Mondays, at Deer Lake United Church, 5135 Sperling Ave. Info: Georgie, 604-5225647. Auxiliary to the Burnaby Hospital, wants knitted or crocheted items for babies or small children to sell in the gift shop. Contact the Burnaby Hospital volunteer resources at 604-412-6130. All needlers who like knitting, crocheting, sewing or other craft activities are invited to a fun, social group, Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m., Edmonds Community Centre.



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Dear Tom and Ray: OK, this is going to be a bit of a long story – sorry. As a college graduation present, my father got me a used 2004 Mercury Sable with 189,938 miles on it. When he gave it to me, he said it had only a small oil leak, but that leak turned out to be coming from the oil pan, and it’s more than a small leak. I have to fill it every three to four weeks, which is getting expensive. So I took it to a friend, who is also a mechanic, and he discovered that my oil pan is welded in place, not screwed on, like it should be. So we are at a loss as to how to remove it and replace it without things getting really expensive. My friend thinks we should drop the engine and try it that way. What do you think we should do? – Kylee

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bout now, compost collections are growing faster than anything else in the garden. All the spent annuals, fallen leaves and vegetable and fruit scraps are ready to be recycled into plant food for future seasons. How you choose to compost them can involve a rich assortment of choices – and it’s quite possible to have several

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in municipal programs. The wooden box type of bin generally has a lid and can be lined with wire mesh to stop small animals getting in. Often the front and one side can be removed, making it easier to turn the compost. Three wooden boxes in a row means you can put compost in one while you are using finished compost from another and going through the turning stage to expose the third bin’s contents to oxygen. Any vegetable garden can have a temporary chicken-wire surround for fallen leaves which decompose over the winter. It’s better if material inside is

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them into fragments easily. Uncrushed eggshells attract rats that like to eat the bit of egg inside. Other things that get you into trouble with compost include: pet poop, cooked food, meat, bones, badly diseased leaves, roots of invasive plants and anything that’s been herbicided. Corn cobs, nutshells, and pine cones, waxy leaves and branches are very reluctant to break down – though branches break down faster if chopped into small pieces. Anne Marrison is happy to answer garden questions. Send them to her via amar

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30 SFU soccer No. 1 seed 30 First hockey showcase 31 Byrne Ck. boy in top 10 SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 •

Ex-Knight sets new Canadian mark Record yards the same as all-time Kansas mark Tom Berridge sports editor

Former St. Thomas More player of the year Jon Cornish became the Canadian all-time singleseason rushing leader in the Canadian Football League. The sixth-year Calgary Stampeders’ running back rushed for a total of 69 yards, including a recordbreaking 22-yard romp up the middle, in a 30-27 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday. “I knew I was going to get it on the very first run,” said Cornish on a long-distance call Sunday. “It’s like when you get into the game, you’re in a zone, and it’s just a matter of time. “I felt pretty good. ... Edmonton was stacking the box and trashing me (saying they would not let him get the record). I was just waiting for that moment.” Cornish’s record-setting first-down run came on the final play of the third quarter, breaking the 56year-old mark set by the China Clipper Edmonton fullback Normie Kwong. Cornish finished the regular season with 1,457 total yards on the ground and 11 touchdowns. He averaged 5.6 yards per carry for the 12-6 West Division runner-up Stamps. In 1956, Kwong averaged 6.2 yards a carry and scored five TDs in a 1,437-yard season with the Eskimos. Kwong now holds the second and third best sin-

B.C. wins first WestCan cup Tom Berridge

sports editor

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Homegrown: St. Thomas More Knights grad Jon Cornish broke the Canadian Football League all-time Canadian single-season rushing record set by Normie Kwong of the Edmonton Eskimos back in 1956.

gle-season rushing totals. The former Eskie great also rushed for 1,250 yards in 1955. Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber star Canadian Gerry James holds claim to

the fourth- and fifth-best totals, set in 1955 and ’57, respectively. Former B.C. Lions running back Orville Lee sits in seventh place with 1,075 yards set in 1988.

Current Lions’ running back Andrew Harris moved past Lee into sixth spot on Saturday with 1,112 in total rushing yardage following B.C.’s 17-6 victory over Saskatchewan

at B.C. Place on Saturday. Coincidentally, Cornish’s CFL rushing total of 1,457 yards matches the exact same total Record Page 31

Grid Knights win Eastern conference title Tom Berridge sports editor

The St. Thomas More Knights scored three touchdowns in the second quarter and then hung on for a 40-27 victory over West Vancouver in a wild B.C. AAA high school football matchup. The win gave the Knights the Eastern conference title and a bye into the first week of playoffs. It also gave STM time to heal a few wounds, not the least of which was three consecutive successful short kickoff recoveries by West Van that all but one eventu-

ally led to touchdowns in a crazy third quarter at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-West. “It was definitely a momentum killer. It wasn’t a good second half for us,” remarked STM head coach Bernie Kully. Fortunately for the Knights, they had done enough in the first half, scoring five times, including four in a one-sided second quarter of play. Jalen Jana, who racked up more than 160 yards on the ground and 200 all-purpose yards, opened the scoring on a three-yard run to finish off a 13-play drive on the

team’s second possession. West Van quickly answered on a 55-yard run up the middle from James Oswald. But the second quarter was all STM. Giovanni Trasolini, who had a strong outing with six catches for 111 yards and two scores, opened the second quarter with a brilliant 43-yard catch and run. Malcolm Lee recovered a Johnny Franklin fumble on the ensuing West Van possession and Jana quickly turned it into a score, racing 41 yards into the West Van end zone on the very next play.

Lee caught a 35-yard strike from quarterback Chase Malcolm on STM’s third possession of the quarter. Trasolini caught his second TD of the quarter on a 10-yard pass from Malcolm with just seconds left in the half. “Our defence held us really well,” said STM lineman Dante Vigini, who made seven tackles, a fumble recovery and two quarterback sacks on defence. “We did what we could. … What happens, happens. But the STM Page 30

Team B.C. won the gold medal at the Western Canadaunder-16Challenge Cup hockey tournament for the first time. NorthwestGiantsJansen Harkins scored four goals, including a first-period hat trick, in a five-point playerof-the-game performance in the gold-medal final to lead B.C. to a decisive 93 victory over Alberta in the championship game in Calgary on Sunday. Taz Burman of Vancouver turned aside 33 shots to backstop the win for the West Coasters. Chaz Reddekopp of Kelowna and Burnaby Winter Club product Matthew Barzal were named to the Challenge Cup all-star team. B.C. opened the competition with a 4-3 win over Alberta in a shootout. Harkins tallied the only goal in the penaltyshot portion of the game after B.C. rallied in the final period to send the game to a shootout. Barzal scored B.C.’s second and third goal of the period in the win. On Day 2 of Challenge Cup play, B.C. defeated Saskatchewan 4-1 with Burnaby Minor midget A1 centre Marcus Vela tallying the game-winner in a three-goal B.C. third period. “When I scored, the feeling and emotion and the atmosphere with my teammates, it was really cool,” said Vela, who played on a line with Burnaby Winter Club product Justin Szeto and Surrey’s Jake Fletcher. B.C. also defeated Manitoba 5-2 on Harkins’ middle-period marker on Saturday to advance to the final as the No. 1 seed. “We had this feeling before the game that it was going to be a really good game for us,” Vela said of the gold-medal final. “We did it. We brought home the gold. It was a very good feeling, a really good experience.” New Westminster Dman Ty Schultz, of the B.C. major midget league Vancouver Canadians, also played for B.C.

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Clan men earn historic first

The Simon Fraser University hockey club will play host to a four-school collegiate hockey showcase in Burnaby during the Christmas break. SFU and the University of British Columbia will both play exhibition games against American teams from Arizona State University and Oklahoma Universityinthefirstannual Great Northwest Showcase at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Dec. 28 and 29. Game times will be at 4 and 7:15 p.m., with SFU playing in the late game on both dates. “This has the potential to be a great hockey and educational event in our own back yard, showcasing what college hockey is

Tom Berridge

sports editor

Simon Fraser University completed another near-perfect season in NCAA Division II men’s soccer with a 3-0 win over Western Washington on Sunday. The win clinched a third consecutive Great Northwest conference title for the No. 3-nationally ranked Clan. With the victory, SFU held on to its top seeding in the West region and became the first international school to compete for a NCAA national title. As the No. 1-ranked team, SFU will get a bye into the first round at regional qualifying. The Clan will play the winner of fourth-ranked Notre Dame de Namur and No. 5 Cal State Stanislaus in the second round. Justin Wallace scored what proved to be the game-winning goal just 10 minutes into the game. Senior defender Michael Winter made it 2-0 in the 20th minute, pouncing on a rebound and beating the Western Washington keeper. J.D. Blakley earned his fourth shutout of the year with the win. Blakley had to make two saves to post the victory. Senior John Hodnett iced the win in the 86th minute on another SFU goal off a rebound. “It’s great to finish the season with a 3-0 victory over a quality Western Washington University squad,” said SFU head coach Alan Koch in a Clan press release. “Thankfully, we got out of the game with limited injuries and battled through some pretty adverse weather conditions. Now we look forward to seeing how the NCAA national tournament bracket comes out.” Last year, the SFU men finished

SFU club to host first hockey showcase all about,” said SFU head coach Mark Coletta in a club press release. “Our players and staff are all very excited to see how we stack up.” The showcase will run in conjunction with the 50th annual Burnaby Minor AAA bantam hockey Christmas tournament, which runs from Dec. 27 to 31. To purchase tickets in advance or to find out the latest information on the first-ever college hockey showcase, go to www. SFU has been in the final of the last five B.C. Intercollegiate Provincial Championships, winning three of them. – Tom Berridge

STM: Eight on all-stars continued from page 29

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Regional No. 1: Sophomore midfielder Chris Bargholz battles for a ball with a Western Washington player in Simon Fraser University’s 3-0 victory at Terry Fox Field in the Clan’s final match of the season.

the regular season with an unbeaten 18-0-1 season. This season, the Clan boasted an overall 16-1-1 mark and were 12-1-1 in conference play. The Clan also boasted 13 players earning all-conference recognition, including Koch, who garnered his third Great Northwest coach of the year honour in the year-end coaches poll.

Winter was named the Great Northwest player of the year, while Ryan Dhillon was selected conference freshman of the year. Carlo Basso, Helge Neumann, Matt Besuschko and Winter were named to the all-conference first team for a second time. Six other SFU players also earned all-conference second team or honourable mention recognition.

end is a reflection of your effort, right?” STM lineman Nico Repole was also dominant with six tackles and three sacks. With a bye week into the playoffs, STM has time to work on putting a complete game together before having to face the winner of Notre Dame and Kelowna in the second round of AAA playoffs. “We have to keep healthy and build on our skills for the playoffs,” said Vigini, who was named the Eastern Conference MVP defensive player. STM also put three others on the all-defensive team and another four on offence. Lineman Simon Diersch, linebacker Elliott Nelson and Jana at defensive back were also named to the east squad. Malcolm was selected quarterback of the all-east team, while Nico Repole was chosen on the offensive line and teammates Lee and Trasolini as receivers.





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Icebreaker this week

Byrne Creek boy places in top 10 Byrne Creek junior Jemal Reta finished in the top 10 at the B.C. high school boys’ cross-country championships in Prince George on Saturday. The 14-year-old Grade 10 student placed eighth overall just one one minute behind individual champion Tim Delcourt of Kwantlen Park in a time of 23:36 over a muddy and snow-laden 6.3-kilometre course at D.P. Todd Secondary school. “I’m very happy with (my finish). It was freezing,” said Reta, an Ethiopian-born runner who emigrated from the Sudan to Canada in 2005. “I think (the others) were used to running in the snow. They kept up a very fast pace.” With snow as deep as 10 centimetres in some spots and the temperature at -3 Celsius, Reta was the youngest finisher among the top-22 runners. “It was a very hard course. At one point there was a downhill covered with mud and snow and it was very slippery,” he said. Ben Weir of Glenlyon-

Norfolk and Liam Kennell of Oak Bay placed second and third, respectively, just seconds behind Delcourt. Kevin Charpentier of Moscrop was the next closest Burnaby runner, finishing in 101st place in a time of 26:31. The Burnaby Central and Burnaby Mountain boys’ teams placed 28th and 29th overall in the aggregate standings. Defending champion Oak Bay won the team title. In the 4.3-km girls’ race, zone champion Sophia Stevenson placed 72nd overall in a time of 20:15. Nicole Hutchinson of Sentinel took the individual title in a winning time of 17:44. Miryam Bassett of North Delta and Nanaimo Christian’s Marita DeSchiffart were just seconds back. Central finished 22nd overall in the team aggregate. Semiahmoo won this year’s team event, edging out defending champion and runner-up West Point Grey Academy. Burnaby Mountain finished in 28th place. – Tom Berridge

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Second home: Sunny Dhinsa, right, placed second behind Tervel Diagnev at 120 kilograms at the Hargobind International wrestling tournament.

Record: ‘Pretty creepy’ continued from page 29

number he put up in his senior year at the University of Kansas, when he established a new all-time singleseason school record in 2006. In his final NCAA Division I varsity season, Cornish finished first in the Big 12 conference in rushing yards and ninth overall in the nation. Cornish called the coincidence “pretty creepy” but shrugged it off, saying that might be the most remarkable accomplishment of his football career. “Coach (John) Hufnagel gave me that opportunity and I’ve always said, ‘when you get that opportunity you have to shine,’ and I didn’t want to let go of that chance,” Cornish added.


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Admission: $3 Under 12 Free

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General Employment

EXP’D FISH PLANT WORKERS/ FORKLIFT DRIVER needed for fish plant in Burnaby. Apply in person at: Van Sea’s, 3777 Keith Street, Burnaby. 604-437-4070


LOG HAUL Contractors Wanted. Contractor Log Trucks & Drivers wanted immediately to haul into Spray Lake Sawmills, Cochrane, Alberta. Contact Gil 403-333-5355 or Rob 403-851-3388. Email: woodlands@



General Employment

EARN EXTRA CASH! - P/T, F/T Immediate Openings For Men & Women. Easy Computer Work, Other Positions Are Available. Can Be Done From Home. No Experience Needed.

KEAS MEATS Deli Butcher Shop NOW HIRING FT/ PT Positions DELI Counter Staff & MEAT Cutters

includes customer service and related duties. Experience an asset. Please apply in person to: 6616 Beresford St, Burnaby

Now Hiring


• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email:

Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628


Hotel Restaurant

FORD SERVICE MANAGER. Harwood Ford Sales, Brooks, Alberta. New facility, busy oilfield economy, technical experience required. Great career opportunity, family owned and operated. Fax resume 403-362-2921. Attention: Jeremy Harty. Email: HAPA IZAKAYA RESTAURANT in Kitsilano. Seeking cooks with 3 years exp. Izakaya preferred for perm. F/T placement in first or second cook responsibilities. Salary $12 per hour. Benefits may include medical + dental Resumes:



EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON for a progressive auto/ industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits and RRSP bonuses plus moving allowances. Our 26,000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours N.E. of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email:




CLEARWATER OILFIELD SERVICES requires Class 1 or 3 Vacuum Truck Drivers for the Rocky Mountain House, Alberta area. Local work. No day rating. Full benefits after 6 months. Fax 403-844-9324.


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Childcare Available

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Daycare Centres


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Childcare Wanted

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER req’d for 3 children, flexible hrs & avail for weekends. Refs. 604-528-0850



Art & Collectibles

ROYAL Doulton Daisie Bunnykins Figure 1972 Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th Street, North Vancouver Call: (604) 987-5938

2ND YEAR TO JOURNEYMAN Sheetmetal workers & Electricians needed in Kindersley, Saskatchewan. Top wages, benefits, RRSP’s, room for advancement, positive work atmosphere. Contact office or 306.463.6707



KENMORE 18.5 cu ft bottom freezer white fridge $695; Kemore H/D W/D, $375. 604-520-1001

Burial Plots

Above Ground plot in a mausoleum $29,000. Located in prestigious Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby. Above ground, plot in a garden mausoleum setting. Permits burial for family of four. Incls two exterior decorative vases. Priced at market value. 604-272-7250 or 604-874-2423

OCEAN VIEW Cemetery Plot Burial plot in Calvary 6 section of Ocean View Cemetery. Plot will hold 1 casket plus 1 urn or 2 urns. $8900. Call: (604) 557-0506 FOREST LAWN SideXside plots, WHISPERING PINE, LOT #114, GRAVES #7 & 8. $30,000 or best offer. Call: 604-298-0459


For Sale Miscellaneous

ELECTRIC SCOOTERS. 4 whls: Ortho-Kinetics, needs batteries, $100; Celebrity X, $400; Fortress 2000, new oversized batteries, tires & toys, $795. 3 - 4 wheels: Shoprider Cobra, new August 2012, mint condition, $1500. 604-786-4689 or 604-528-8422

604 -294-2671

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837


JANOME 8000 Embroidery/Sewing Machine, memory cards, miracle stitcher/piping ft. Complete, all manuals. $650. 604-435-0204

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QUEENS PARK DAYCARE, Licenced, ages 2.5 to 5 years. New West 604 521-5680

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is a local guide for Kids Activities, Lessons, Education & Childcare. This Feature runs the last Friday of each month in The Burnaby Now and New West. Record. To advertise call

Darla 604.444.3054


Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477



DRESSER WITH wing mirror $60. Chest with shelves & drawers, $60. Chest of drawers, $50. Oak dinning table with 6 chairs leather seats, ext to 86', excl cond, $400. Bby N. 604 293-1187

MOVING - Excellent Furniture in Great Condition Solid 48" Oak Dining Table, leaf + 4 chairs $425; Almost new 8’ cotton sofa $275; Queen Solid Pine 4-poster bed $200; Solid Oak Media Centre $25; New bone low-flo toilet - not used $50; Double Maple Bed $25; 18 Spd Mountain Bike $40 email:

MAPLE TABLE $350, fou r chairs $235; Garden Harvest dishes, 64 pcs $175. Call: (604) 307-0404

GORGEOUS Buffet and Hutch: $1450. Gorgeous all wood Buffet and Hutch, 85" high, 73" wide. Classic style: will work with any furniture you already have. email:


Lumber/Building Supplies

STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 30x40, 45x90, 50x150, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call: 1-800-457-2206


Musical Instruments

HUNTINGTON PIANO & stool with glass ball feet. Excellent cond. $550 obo. 604-431-6809


Wanted to Buy

STAMPS wanted Collector looking to buy stamp collections. email: COLLECTOR BUYING Antiques, collectibles, household items, old post cards, photo’s, antique guns, old toys, militaria, most anything pre 1960 Ron 604-590-1570

CALLING ALL QUILTERS We’re looking for quality fabric in excellent condition. Want to clean out some of your stash? email:

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2 BEAUTIFUL calico kitten sisters in need of a good home 604-943-2186







Financial Services

PRETTY CAT. Sweet, tiny, short haired, declawed, spayed. Well loved but needs new home. 604-943-5637

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CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447


KITTENS! Tsawwassen Animal Hospital has kittens! They are approx.12wks old.604-943-9385




4 P/B European, German Shepherds puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. ready in 3 weeks $1000. 604-538-4883

GERMAN Shepherd/ Black Lab pups farm raised with kids, kittens. love to be indoors. $350 Call: (604) 794-7226

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CKC CHOCOLATE lab 2 puppies ready Nov 3rd. Exc pets. 1st shots included, $1000. 604-454-8643


MINI DACHSHUNDS wired haired, DOB Aug 1. Vet ✔. Family raised. $800. 778-388-1057

SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.

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Financial Services



Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Alice Patricia Cashmore, formerly of 1106 – 6055 Nelson Avenue, Burnaby BC, are required to send particulars of those claims to the Executrix, Valerie Clemitson, c/o 202 5501, Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G3, Attn: Stephen Miller, on or before November 28, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed giving regard only to those claims which have been received.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of John Margitay, formerly of 301 – 5127 Irving Street, Burnaby BC, are required to send particulars of those claims to the Administrators, Eva Marie Szefer and John Louis Margitay, c/o 202 - 5501, Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 2G3, Attn: Stephen Miller, on or before November 28, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed giving regard only to those claims which have been received.




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1. Mexican wattle & daub hut 2. __ Green: playwright 3. Building for autos 4. Rum and lime or lemon juice 5. Two spiral-horned African antelopes 6. Jubilant delight 7. Cyclic 8. Fiddler crabs 9. Vehicle carrying many passengers 11. Dream sleep

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49. Place to sleep 51. Harsh criticism or disapproval 54. Wipe out recorded information 56. Pesetas 58. Pitcher Hershiser 59. Pronouncements 60. Dodge truck model 61. A coniferous tree 62. Ludicrously false statment 63. Lyric poem 64. Determine the sum 65. Fixed in one’s purpose 38. Kept cattle together 39. Computer screen material 43. Ancient calculator 44. Cuddle 46. District nurse 47. Employee stock ownership plan 50. Distributed game cards 52. Murres genus 53. Tear apart violently 55. Umbrella support 56. Athlete who plays for pay 57. Small amount


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IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see id5565

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TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see id5553


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Condos/ Townhouses



IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see id5543



Burnaby HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see id5471

HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see id5550

Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★


Langley/ Aldergrove

REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see id5549

■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business

Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.

Legal Services

LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see id5578

PIZZA FRANCHISE QUICK SALE Due to medical reasons. New equip + lease hold improvements. $93,000 interested parties to meet in person. 604-729-4089


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NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see id5571

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Langley/ Aldergrove

NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see id5512


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GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see id5576




IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $414,900, 604-466-3175 see id5226


New Westminster

TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see id5580


Port Moody

GREAT VALUE 4 BR t/hse (over 1,600 sq ft) in popular Easthill. Ammens include rec room and swimming pool. View of the inlet and mnts. $349K neg. Please call (604) 939-0120 or e-mail

INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see id4642



1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367 NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see id5320

NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see id5598



$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see id5557

CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $103,900 604-341-9257 see id5500

2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on y/index/id/69236

2BDRM/2BTH, $274,900 38 19797-64 Ave, LANGLEY Superb location updated upper end unit townhome w/vinylplank flr, bths, appls, paint, new roof. 2 sundecks, s/s+intrcm, garage. 604-533-6652 UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see id5616


W.End/Down/ Yaletown

FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury

S. Surrey/ White Rock

EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see id5552

VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH Top W Vancover Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Floor, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,599,000. Interlink Realty (778) 882-8381

NICE FAMILY HOME South facing 3861 sq ft custom home (6028 sq ft lot) in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey... 6 bedrooms, den/study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Large master bedroom has a BIG walkin closet, and beautiful mountain views. Neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. In-house vacuum system. In-law suite downstairs has 2 bedrooms, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room. Landscaped garden, private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 3 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Complex (ice rink & pool) is a 2 min drive. 16939 - 84 Ave, Surrey. REDUCED to $679,800 Call 778-227-6253 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

Houses - Sale Abbotsford

AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 id5618

EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see id5456

WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958

SOLD - SAVED $15,000 in commission ID # 149873




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OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see id4272

RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see id5595

Ladner/ South Delta

W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see id5599

Langley/ Aldergrove

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AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see id5603

Langley/ Aldergrove

SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 ID 76059

SOUTH LANGLEY Mobile Home SOLD by Owner using Saved Commission – You can too Call Rod 604-626-6027 :

WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See id:76978

32A AVE, Aldergrove. SOLD by Owner using Saved Commission – You can too Call Rod 604-626-6027

WALNUT GROVE, excellent neighbourhood, beautifully updated, 3605 sq ft, 5 bdrms, 3.5 bth $719,900. Call 604-888-5394. id:76394

56 AVE Langley – 2 bdrm condo. SOLD by Owner using Saved Commission – You can too. Call Rod 604-626-6027:

WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see id5607


CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see id5561

New Westminster

ALDERGROVE, 710 sq ft, 2 bdrm mobile home with nice addition. Rear deck, yard and storage shed only $25,000. Call 604-607-0519 see ID 76519 528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043

★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! (604)- 626-9647

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see id3428 CENTRAL 4-PLEX, 6 BR, 4 bath, rental revenue property. $830k. Mala Sutton, 778-859-4458

MISSION 3 br 1900 sf, many reno’s incl new roof 4 car gar +1600 sf shop $635,000. id# 81322 CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see id5400

CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, executive estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bdrms, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, board-fenced $1,498K Call 604-880-0462 see ID:76465


North Delta


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

604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663


2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847



Real Estate

2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349

REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420

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4 BDRM 3 bth 2300 sq ft finished living area. Backs onto K-12 Unity Christian School. $360,900. Call 604-701-1820 ID# 149592

West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912



BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554


HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see id5555

PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see id5575



PRICE Reduced Abbotsford 35014 HIGH DRIVE 2400 sq.ft. 5 bed, 2.5 bath, incl. in-law suite. Private back yard. $380,000 obo. (250) 702-3415

SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see id5609

6008-42 STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see id5376

For Sale by Owner

GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see id5593

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

For Sale by Owner


S. Surrey/ White Rock

PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see id5574

6015 RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see id5584

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6 BDRM 4 bth, 4294 sq ft home w/ legal suite. Situated on lge lot with unbelieveable view. Many new upgrades & special features. $566,900. Call 604-751-1465 ID#149399

PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see id5511

VENDOR FINANCING @2.95% 900sf shop, sub dividable 1.213 acre + Superior 3357sf – Energy Efficient home c/w legal coach house suite – Little Mountain $799,500 604-792-5063 see id5620

GAY ST Fort Langley. SOLD by Owner using Saved Commission – You can too. Call Rod 604-626-6027 :

SOUTH LANGLEY double-wide mobile home, 1152 sq ft. 2 bdrms, wheelchair access, Club house & gym in park. $73,500. Call 604-533-3149 ID 76149

NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see id5622

NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see id5361

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Houses - Sale



Mobile Homes

OPEN HOUSE SAT 2-4 7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $599,000 Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: id5506

CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see id5597

GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see id5610

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see id5604


North Vancouver

2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated Call Deanna 778-829-6993


CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see id5551

CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: id5559

Port Moody

OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see id5606


CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see id5563

CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $819,900 778-549-2056 see id5564

NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see id5591

QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see id5615


18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See ID: 76544

LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 mayneislandhome/

NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836


Lots & Acreage

SOLD! INVESTMENT PPTY 2800sf 6br 4ba w/2 suites, rent $2,650.5ac lot, $485,000 604-809-1177 id5205

BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 id: 77100

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see id5592

1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see id5617


CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600


Vancouver East Side

GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see id5631

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see id5608

VCR - Killarney clear title property approx 37x103, mins to bus, skytrain, schools, rec ctre, 10 min to downtown. 604-619-0964 *604-916-5104


Recreation Property

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,270,000 604-825-3966 see id5582

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811

SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see id5566

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see id5588

Real Estate Investment HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see id5491

90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 LINDELL BEACH - Cultus Lake 2 bd, 2 bth, extensively reno’d 1905 sq ft home. Asking below assessed value $495,000. 604-716-4258 ID# 149728

COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Watch and Green Lakes. $250,000. Call 604-462-7292 TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

6065 LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $649,900 604-825-3966 see id4513

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191

LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see id3186

INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see id5613



Out Of Town Property

TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see id5350

FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see id5577

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see id5304

PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see id5537


CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see id5536

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see id5556

Okanagen/ Interior

108 - 185 FORESTER ROAD. N. Van. Prime office/light industrial, highly visible, facing DOLLARTON HIGHWAY, 820SF, 604-984-0836

RIVER & MTN views Royal Hts 4683sf 7br 7ba backs on greenBelt, ste $749,900 604-649-6030 see id5623

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion. BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see id5562

CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 id5612



22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see ID: 76019


Industrial/ Commercial

AFFORDABLE CULTUS Lake Property, $195K, info at: 604-218-2077

E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see id5628

HOPE, PRICE reduced, large 2376sf 3br + den 3.5ba on .23 acre lot, large workshop, view, solarium $299,900 604-869-7554 see id4889

HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see id5611



Out Of Town Property

Other Areas BC ABBOTSFORD 1100SF 2br 2ba double wide, must be moved off site $20K OBO 604-850-6498 see id5315

CEDAR HILLS 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $549K 778-320-7506 see id5568


Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000

Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD! * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 3 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, near Bellingham, 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. Office/ den plus 2 bonus rooms. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walk-in pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:

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


Recreation Property

CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of 1860’s gold rush. Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $40,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see id5424

Promote your Craft Fairs, Christmas Events � and Services � ... and because we like Christmas as much as you do we are offering a

25% discount

on Christmas Corner ads until Dec. 25

Call 604-444-3000 and book today.


Apartments & Condos



BBY S. 1 BR $730, 6187 Kingsway, nr amens, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi,Dec1 604-818-1129

1BDRM 1BATH (Lougheed Mall) Newly Renovated 750 sq.ft. 1 block to skytrain, new appliances, hardwood floors, dishwasher, granite c-tops, large balcony, on-site laundry *Utilities Incl. No Pets $1,350 Monthly Call: (604) 762-2044

1 BDRM Westminster Towers secured park,balcony,view, close to all amenities, util. extra $895/ mth.



AVAIL NOW, Newly reno’d 1 BR, 1 block from Queen Park & Canada Games pool. No pets, $725/mo. Call 604-454-4540

BBY, across Lougheed Mall skytrain, 2 BR + Den, 2 full bath, 2 sec’d u/g prkg, 2 balcony, all appls, W/D, granite count tops. NS/NP. Refs & Lease req’d. $1490. Dec 1. Al 778-997-4786

★FREE RENT★ BBY SIMON FRASER APTS 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet bldg., close to SFU, shops,transit, 1 Br $797, 2 Br $997, incl H/hw, h/w flrs, 1 yr lease, free rent on the 12th month, np, Victoria Astle Dorset Rlty 604-270-1711 ext 132 N WEST newer 2 BR, 2 bath, 15th flr, lam flrs, granite counters, w/d, d/w, nr Douglas College/skytrain. Av now. $1475. 604-551-5360 NEW WEST. Bach & 1 BR From $675 to $825. Nicely upgraded bldg. Avail Now. 604-724-8353 NEW WEST Sapperton 2 BR, 2 bath, all appls, 2 prkg. NS/NP. Refs. $1250. Now. 604-936-6184 NEW WEST Studio ($620) & 2 BR ($920) Penthouse, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, N/S, N/P. Avail Now. 604-783-6003 POCO, 1 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg. Coin laundry. $750/mo incls heat, light & H/W. N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

BBY • GOV’T & LOUGHEED. 2 BR Garden Apt, fireplace, W/D Hookup, Sec prkg & entry. Extra prkg. Onsite Manager. By skytrn. Lease. $950. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-585-8500 or 604-420-1982 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Dec 1. Incl heat & hot water. N/S, N/P, 604-779-3882 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 2 BR $1050. Avail Nov 1. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882 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

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

Available Now

Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907


Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358 GREAT LOCATION!! 2 BR, 2 F/Baths, 7325 Arcola St Bby, Corner Suite, 6 Appl, gym, sauna, U/G Prkg, near skytrn, bus stp,shopping ctr & metrotwn, insuite laundry. Avail Dec 1. $1850/mo NP/ NS. 604-465-5363, 604-862-9797

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

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789


550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

BBY, N. Upper 3 BR, F/P, sh’d W/D, NS/NP. Beautiful view! $1200 + 60% utls. 604-299-5800


BBY S, 2 BR gr lev duplex ste, appls, $980 + 40% utls. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960

(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools

BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt, 1000sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196

1 or 2 Br. Apt., Large Balcony, Updated, Near Transit & Amens. Small Pet Available OK. NOW!

Call 604.202.2420


Houses - Rent

BBY METROTOWN/BCIT, Lrg Upper 3 BR, 2 bath, all appls, garage/carport. $1400. NS/NP. Nr skytrn/bus/schl. 604-438-0786


CALL 604 715-7764

POCO 2 BR g/l bsmt, sep ent, fncd yd, nr amens, w/d, ns, np. $825 inc util. Now. 604-294-4765


JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

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


22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

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

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

CALL 604 525-2122

QUEENSBORO, 5 BR hse $1600 incls heat, light, W/D. Avail now. N/S. No dogs. Cat ok. Ref req’d. 604-521-1965 or 604-803-4421


1 BR suite, E. Bby nr schools & bus, ns, np, $650 incl hydro, avail Now, 604-377-3107 AVAIL NOW, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., newly reno’d 1 BR bsmnt, 4 appls, f/p, 600 Sq Ft, $775/mo, No pets. Call 604-454-4540 AVAIL NOW, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., upper floor, newly reno’d 3 BR, 5 appls, f/p, 1350 sq ft, $1225/mo, no pets 604-454-4540 BBY; BSMT bach ste, Furn’d, incls wifi, flat screen TV/DVD, free access to W/D & pool, elec & hot water. $650. Canada Way/Burris. N/S. Avail now. 604-525-3880 BBY DEER LAKE, Beaut 2 BR g/lvl, n/p, n/s, $900 incls hydro & heat, suits 2, Immed. 604-520-0108 BBY DEER LAKE, Lrg 1 BR, nr bus, schls, BCIT, incls utils, internet & cbl, $875, Avail Dec 1, N/S, N/P, Call 604-839-9695 BBY IMPERIAL & KINGSWAY, Lrg 2 BR g/l ste, pri entry, 1500sf, full kitch, 1.5 baths, own w/d. Near Metrotown & skytrain. Avail Nov 15. N/P & N/S. 604 436-2970 BBY N 2 BR lge g/lvl 1000sf bsmt ste, quiet st, nr schls/Brentwood mall/transit, ns. np. $1100 inc utils. Avail now. 604-329-4850 BBY N. BCIT Newer 2 BR, grnd flr, $800 incls utls. N/S, N/P. Very cln. 604-293-2295, 778-708-4448 BBY N. newly reno’d 2 BR, grnd lev entry, 6 appls, cbl, internet incld, N/s, N/p, $995/mo + 1/3 utils, avail now. 604-420-3765

Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.

Contact Alex 604-999-9978 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

NOW CLASSIFIEDS Call 604-444-3000 Fax 604-444-3050


Suites/Partial Houses

NEW WEST, Queens Park, 4th St, 10 mins to Columbia Station, 1 BR, priv ent, secured back yd, Quiet character home/modernized. Suits 1 person. $635 incl utils & laundry. NS/NP. Av Dec1 or Jan 1. 2 refs req’d. 604-521-3025

NEW WEST 13th St, New lrg 2 BR grd lev, $850 incls heat & hot water. Avail Nov 15. N/S & N/P. 604 540-7009 or 604 314-3679


Suites/Partial Houses

COQ WESTWOOD Plat, 1400SF 2 BR, own W/D. Avail Dec 1. $950 + 1/3 ults. NS/NP. 604-552-2187


Townhouses Rent

BBY/N WEST border 2 BR t/h, quiet, family oriented, n/p. $1020 + utils. Av Dec 1. 604-723-7012 PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851



ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.


* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470



J & Z UNIQUE CLEANING European Ladies, many yrs exp, home or office. 604-754-7011



Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. Call 604-240-3408







ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276


ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576


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

HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842 HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Handyman, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072



AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. 604-889-4083


★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 yrs exp Call Danny 604-250-7824


Lawn & Garden

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




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


Flooring/ Refinishing

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508



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



Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824


Moving & Storage


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


We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount


GRANT’S Home Maintenance Gutter Cleaning & Repairs. Strata & Residential. 604-936-2808 A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667

AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620


Painting/ Wallpaper

★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings


Paving/Seal Coating

METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936


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


Townhouses Rent


(Coquitlam Centre area)

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

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




A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. 604-984-6560

★ Emergency Roof Repair ★ , BC Gov’t Certified Call 778-230-7627

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

Plumbing Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 WESTMOR Plumbing Ltd Res/Com, Professional Service flat rate 7 days/wk 604-551-8531


Rubbish Removal

LOW COST ® Rubbish Removal

Free Est - Lic - Ins - Bonded


Renovations & Home Improvement

Extreme Woodworking & Renovations We build and design our own cabinets. Total Kitchen, Bathroom Renovations , Flooring, Tiling, Painting, Plumbing, Finished Carpentry, Millwork etc. 30 yrs in Business. Rick 604-552-6227 LOW COST CONSTRUCTION Renos, additions, kitchens, suites, drywall tile. 604-362-3453







26 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty FREE ESTIMATES


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



Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. 604-521-1567

LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

Moving & Storage

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

EUROPE-RENOVATION Complete Home Renovation IInside & Outside Quality Workmanship EUROPERENOVATION.COM Call: (778) 233-5726


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


Suites/Partial Houses



Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150

COQUITLAM 3 BR, 2.5 bath, tile/ wood flrs, carport, f/p. 624 Godwin Court. $1395 + utils. N/P. Av now. (604) 809-7796, 888-8337

1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.



COQ CTR, by schools, College, 4 BR, 2 baths, rec rm, lrg yrd, storage, $1600, 604-939-0273

Bayside Properties Services

401 Westview St, Coq


office: 604- 936-1225

Balmoral Street


Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 7, 2012 • A37

604-984-9004 604-984-6560


❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup ❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s

Isaac ★ 604-727-5232



A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Free Est. 604 444-4715 cel 604 805-4319


Tree Services


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

Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745


Window Cleaning

Roof Repairs

Concrete Tiles Cedar Shakes Asphalt Shingles Skylights ■ Rain Gutters


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

A38 • Wednesday, November 7, 2012 • Burnaby NOW


Auto Finance


Collectibles & Classics




Luxury Cars


YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE? Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397

1964 FORD Falcon 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, restored, $6,900. 'C plated'. Call 604-585-2397

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

No Wheels, No Problem

2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2011 LEXUS IS350c V6 Convertible; NAVI; demo; Bal 6-yr 110,000kms Lexus Warranty; Park Assist; Lease or Buy! $46,888. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111



1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997

2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.



Luxury Cars

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553

1997 BUICK Skylark GS, 170,000 km, no accid, clean, runs great, $1500 604-924-2608


1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566

1978 MG MGB Manual 154,000 kms Convertible sports car great condition $4,750 Call: (604) 8254939 email:

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367

1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Blac k leather interior - 7 Pass. 114 K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001

2007 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, AC, auto, pwr grp, 68k kms, $4900 604-439-9840 or 604-612-5122

1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094

2008 Chrysler Sebring Automatic 32,400 kms. Grannie summer driven. No accidents. Reduced price! $13,900. Call: (604) 820-1002

1991 TOYOTA 'Diesel' Hi-Ace 4wheel Drive Travel Van; RHS; Go Anywhere! Fold-flat sofa-bed seating; 1-yr Warranty! $6,450. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2009 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, blue, auto, p/w, p/mirrors, p/l, heated seats, cruise, sat radio, 48,000 km, 2 snow tires, 1 owner, no accidents, $9,400. 604-777-1924, 778-886-8553, 1-604-796-1062

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email:

2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526

2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460

1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087

2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Automatic 86,000 kms 6 cylinder,leather seats,sunroof,air conditioning 5x cd player 6 way pioneer speakers $12,250. Call: (778) 859-7204

1998 FORD F150, 4x4, auto, Triton V8, 4.6L, silver, trailer tow pack, 6 ft box, aircared. $3650. 604-255-5453

2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235. 2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve

1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460

2004 Nissan Murano SE AWD 200,000 kms, Excel Cond, Leather, Sunroof, Power seats. $9,500. 604-897-3540.

2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS 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! $82,980. 604-781-7614.

1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1950 obo. 604-433-3039

1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557

2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email:


2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495

2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751

1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170 2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $7900 Call 604-788-0060

Sports & Imports

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

2003 HONDA ST1300 4-cyl ’Sport-Touring’ performance M/cycle; 1-Owner; Power Windscreen; Sale $8888. All Records! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car


1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $3000 obo, 604-946-8862

1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376

1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442

1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525

2002 FORD F-150 'XTR' SuperCab; 4x4; New Tires; Boxcover; alloys; Top-model; $8888. One Year Warranty! 6-pass! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384

2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136

2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.

2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1988 S10 Pickup, small cab & box, new 4 cyl & clutch, 128k, z28 rims, $2450. 604-522-8358 1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525

1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166

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

1990 Chevrolet 2500 GMC Sierra Manual 262,000 kms 2500 V8 350 4WD 5 speed. $4000.00 firm. (604) 803-5674 1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.


2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763


9155 1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

2000 INTREPID, 161k, winter tires, summer tires on rims. new brakes & battery, $4400. 604-942-6832

MIKE: 604-872-0109


1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039 1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $8500. 604-723-3654



1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353

1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249

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1999 FORD F-150 SuperCab; V6 auto; AirCond; $4450. Lease or Buy? 6-pass; Matching Canopy; Reliable w/Warranty! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

1997 VOLVO 850 GLT Wagon; new T-belt; auto; leather; $3850. Room for dog & Comfortable; fold-flat seats! 1-yr Warranty Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

1998 VOLVO S70 ’T5’ sport sedan; Luxury & Style for $4450. One Year Warranty; auto; Top Model; Leather; Sunroof! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Black with black leather interior. Upgraded exhaust, turbos, and more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283

2000 MERCEDES Benz C230 ’Elegance’ luxury compact 4-cyl; leather; Sale Priced $5,888. One Year Warranty; 128KMS! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877


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AUTOMOTIVE Sports & Imports

2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933

2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235


Sports & Imports

2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051

2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891


Sports & Imports

2007 TOYOTA Yaris; auto; power door locks; New tires; One-Year Warranty; Sale Priced $8888. Hatch style; Roomy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister


Sports & Imports

2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179


2001 VOLVO S60 ’Sport’ 5-sp; manual; P/W; leather; One Year Warranty; Sale Priced $6,450. Power roof; Xtra set Winters! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2001 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo, auto, leather, sunroof, AC. 123,500 km $5,800. 604-729-4129

2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8500. 604-440-4322

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

2002 BMW 525i Agent maintained, 200,000km. Fully loaded, exc cond. $7K (778) 991-4001

2004 NISSAN Maxima 'SE' Top Luxury; Sale Priced $8888. One Year Warranty; leather; sunroof; 18' alloys; V6; 1-owner! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912

2002 C240 Benz, 4dr, auto, silver/ blk leather, lady driven, 280K, excl cond, $4500. 778 893-8151 2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634

2003 BMW 320i ’Sport sedan’ 6cyl; auto; sunroof; 1-owner local car! 1-yr Warranty incl; Sale $8888. Quality & Comfort in a compact car! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

1998 SLUMBER queen 7.6’ Import camper 520 kg, new propane 2011, folding alum steps & hand rail, 3 brn stove, porta potti, forced air furn, hyd jacks - hold downs, pressure 50 ltr water/ 3 way fridge/freezer. Will fit short box p/u or import. Excl cond $4500 obo. Ph 604-858-5624 Chwk



2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546

2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894 2009 OPEN Range 28ft 5th wheel 3 slides, k/island, winter pkg, hitch. $33,000. 604-591-3868

2003 NEWMAR Dutch Star, 3 slides, 39’, 65,000mi, full paint freight liner Chassis, 330 Cat engine. Computer desk, solid desk oak cabinets. $73,500. Ph 604-846-5046 Chwk 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $58,000 604-948-5048

2008 MAZDA 3 'Sport' hatch; 5sp; new tires; 2.3 litre; One Year Warranty; Alloys; p/w; Sale Priced $10,950. Best-Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111



2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688

2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426

2009 TOYOTA Matrix; hatch; auto; PW; P-locks; Warranty; new tires; Sale Priced $10,950. Foldflat seats; Toyota Quality! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2009 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle 38,500km, tiptronic automatic, fully loaded, mfgr carproof warranty available. 16,500 offers Manufacturers retail suggested 17,500 & higher. 604- 836-1014

2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564

24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961

SAILBOAT/CS 27 Deep Cove NV. $12,000 Call: (604) 929-5278 email:

9522 2007 HONDA Accord ’EX-L’ coupe; Top model; leather; 4-cyl; 160 HP; 5-sp; Only 83Kms! Warranty inc; $11,888. 1-Owner Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518

2010 BMW 328XI, AWD, loaded, metallic black sapphire with black interior colour, never smoked in, no accidents, auto steptronic $29,900. 604-821-0440, 778-242-5503 Serviced at Brian Jessel BMW


2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874

40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $69,000. Ph 604 795-9967

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack


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TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443

2010 VW Tourag, 39km, touch screen nav, leather, luxury pkg, trailer hitch, moon roof, push button start, very clean, no acc, $43,000 obo, call 604-351-5631 1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478

2007 TOYOTA Corolla 'SE' power sunroof; power windows; 70kms! power locks; keyless entry; $9999. Toyota Quality! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735

2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,800, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044

2012 LEXUS RX350; demo; 6kms! NAVI; Bal Lexus 6-yr or 110,000kms Warranty! Park assist; Top-model; Sale $49,950. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email:

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1995 FLEETWOOD Coronado, low miles, new tires, ready for the Sun! excellent cond. $11,950 obo, Call 778-822-2475

1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866

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2003 VW new Beetle Cabrio; 5-sp manual; leather; alloys; new tires; $9999. Lease or Buy? All features; One Year Warranty. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111


2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071

Local Buyers

2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010


2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367

1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050

2001 VW Passat 'GLX' Special car! 90kms! Every option! V6; leather; One Year Warranty; 1-owner! Special $9999. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111



2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2008 LEXUS AWD luxury V6 model; IS250; NAVI & Camera; 1-owner; Bal Lexus 6-yr 110,000km Warranty! Lease or Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111


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