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George Derby rally set Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

The Hospital Employees’ Union is planning a workers’ rally and hosting a meeting for families concerned about loved ones at Burnaby’s George Derby Centre, which has recently decided to lay off more than 90 unionized employees and contract out some services. “We’ve been getting a lot of calls from family members. Our members at George Derby have been asked a lot of questions by family members,” said union spokesperson Margi Blamey. The meeting for families is scheduled on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the union’s South Burnaby office, at 5000 North Fraser Way. George Derby provides care for roughly 300 veterans, most of whom suffer from dementia. The centre recently decided to lay off about 90 people at the end of April and contract out housekeeping, food and nutrition, laundry, clerical and activity staff. The move is expected to save money in order to provide more care hours for the aging residents. The non-profit centre is mainly funded through the Fraser Health Authority, but Veterans Affairs Canada funds some programs. The union has raised concerns that the loss of familiar, experienced and trusted staff members could be traumatic for the seniors. Dale Gebhard’s 88-year-old father moved into the centre in late August, and he also has concerns about how the staffing change will impact the care his father is receiving. Derby Page 3

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Getting ready: Stephen D’Souza with the Burnaby Christmas Bureau says the family sponsorship program has become an important holiday tradition for many and a good way to connect with others in the community.

From one family to another Christina Myers staff reporter

The technical definition of family includes those people to whom one is related by blood. But for a group in Burnaby who share the holidays with one another, family is also the friends you choose to be with – and who you reach out to help in times of trouble. Jennifer Lowther is part of a group that has, over the years, created their own unique “family” gathering for the holidays and recently decided to get involved with the bureau to extend their blessings. “There’s a group of us that is a mixture


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BCIT prez sleeps on street for fundraiser Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

B.C. Institute of Technology president Don Wright had a glimpse of what it’s like to be homeless after spending Thursday night sleeping in a back alley in Vancouver. Wright, along with 19 other CEOS, sports figures and local celebrities spent Thursday huddled in sleeping bags as part of The Sleep Out, a fundraiser for Covenant House, a Vancouver shelter for homeless youth. “It was an incredible experience. It’s just one of those things I was really happy I agreed to do,” Wright said. The evening started with the participants meeting youth receiving help from Covenant House. “These were incredible stories, kids who were living out on the street and virtually had no hope,” Wright said. “Someone connected them with Covenant House, and they were able to clean up their act.” Participants included Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi and a senior executive from TD Waterhouse – people likely accustomed to more affluent lifestyles. “It all made it a little more real to us just how desperate a life people who don’t have a home live. You know that theoretically, but to get even glimpse of what it mean to be sleeping out on the street every night, it was one of those wild experiences.”

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Bundled up: Don Wright, president of BCIT, slept on the streets last Thursday for a fundraiser for Covenant

House, a youth homeless shelter in Vancouver.

At press time, the fundraiser had garnered more than $264,510, which will go towards the organization’s crisis shelter for youth aged 16 to 24. Wright, who works out of BCIT’s Burnaby campus, was left with a strengthened resolve to address home-

lessness. “We need to do everything possible to get these people the tools to live a good life and a secure place to live,” he said.

Derby: Director says care will not be compromised than 10 out of 300 that are completely inde“The anger over this firing of these pendent, according to Mitchell. “That’s huge. What we’re really doing 90 people has certainly not subsided,” he here is finding a way to ensure the quality said. Gebhard is planning to attend the of our support services remains the same, Wednesday meeting in hopes of gathering if not better, and then using the additional information and uniting family members to funds, every cent of it, back into providing that direct nursing care formulate a strategy to reverse and personal care for our resithe layoff decision. “The anger over dents,” she said. Janice Mitchell, the execuAs for keeping families tive director at George Derby this firing of informed, Mitchell said there Centre, told the NOW the centre these 90 people has been a series of meetings. made the difficult decision to “My main concern is for lay off staff in order to increase has certainly not our residents’ well-being. the number of care hours the subsided.” That’s my priority, and that’s residents receive, and that the what’s holding us firm,” she main reason for the change was DALE GEBHARD said. “I’ve been a huge advobecause the residents are more son of a resident cate for the well-being of our frail and have complex care residents, and I will continue needs. Mitchell also noted that to do that as long as I’m there.” nursing staff will stay. Gebhard said if Mitchell were to search “That’s extremely significant,” she said. “They are people who provide direct care for funding elsewhere, the families would with our residents. They bathe them, they help. “We will be her single biggest ally if she assist them with their meals. They assist them with all their activities of daily liv- should decide to look elsewhere for funds. We’ll go camp out at the department of ing.” According to Mitchell, the union’s Veterans’ Affairs office because we want assumptions that the layoffs would com- the best for our families,” he said. According to Gebhard, there are about promise care are not correct. Savings from the layoffs will go towards increasing care 50 people – family members and friends of hours for residents, whose needs have George Derby residents – who would like changed as the centre’s population ages. to join the centre’s society to have voting About seven years ago, half of the resident rights at the annual general meeting, and population at George Derby was able to Gebhard is hoping to reverse the layoffs. But Gebhard said centre staff is refuslive independently. Now there are fewer continued from page 1






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Layoffs: Dale Gebhard is upset that George Derby Centre, a Burnaby veterans’

care home where his father is staying, is laying off more than 90 staff. ing to accept the applications at this time. Mitchell confirmed this but said there was some confusion about the application process, and that’s why they were not accepted. The Hospital Employees’ Union is also holding a rally at the centre on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair is scheduled to speak,

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along with Bonnie Pearson, secretary-business manager of the Hospital Employees’ Union. The centre is at 7550 Cumberland St. “The focus of the rally is to draw attention to the fact this vast array of services is being contracted out at George Derby,” Blamey said. “I think there’s always a possibility to have the decision revisited.”

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Firefighters lend a hand in bureau campaign

and Toy Drive in support of the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. The bureau provides toys for children from low-income families at Christmas time. Set for Friday, Nov. 30 from 6 The Burnaby Firefighters to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Vancouver Charitable Society has made Metrotown, the pancake breaka name for itself championfast event is open ing good causes to the public and in Burnaby and includes an impresBURNABY beyond, including COMMUNITY sive entertainment the food bank and CONNECTIONS line-up including other non-profit Burnaby Christmas Bureau iconic Canadian artgroups. ist and Juno Award Right now, winner Jim Byrnes. they’re gearing up for the A.J. Woodworth, winner of first – and hopefully annual the 2011 B.C. Country Music – Christmas Angel Breakfast

Toy drive and pancake breakfast set for last Friday in November

Award female artist of the year, and the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band are also scheduled to be on hand. Participants who bring a new, unwrapped toy or cash donation for the bureau will receive a pancake breakfast in the ballroom, or a continental-breakfast-onthe-go.

Happening tomorrow

Celebrate in style – and lend a hand while enjoying some festive cheer. The Fill a Stocking, Fulfill a Wish fundraising dinner takes place tomorrow Nov. 22, at the

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, starting at 5 p.m. The evening will include live entertainment, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets are $55. Call 604299-5778 to purchase.

Help out

There are a number of other fundraising events coming up; keep an eye on the NOW for details. There are also a number of ways to get involved at any time: through financial or toy donations, through the angel project, through family sponsorship, or through the seniors hamper pro-

gram. Check out www.burn for full details on these and other programs, or call the bureau at 604-299-5778. As well, stay in touch with the bureau and all their activities by following them on Facebook at yCommunityConnections, or on Twitter, @BurnabyConnect. To read more about the bureau’s campaign to date this year, check out all the NOW’s coverage online at www.burnabynow. com.

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room. Last year, they made sure to register early and were matched with a family. Lowther says the experience was enjoyable on every level. “The family we sponsored had had a rough year – they were very appreciative of the support,” she says. “We had a lot of fun shopping and packaging up the gifts and food and knowing that we were able to help someone out and see the direct benefit was very rewarding. The Christmas spirit is about sharing and being kind to others.” The group of 10 has already registered to be matched with another family this year. Like last year, the group will contact the family, find out what they need and what kinds of gifts the children would like, and then prepare the hamper for delivery prior to Christmas. The program is a cornerstone for the Burnaby Christmas Bureau, says executive director Stephen D’Souza, and something they’re hoping to see grow this year. “We’re really trying to put an emphasis on sponsorship this year. It’s a real opportunity to connect with people in the community and to work directly with helping out,” he said. “Sponsors tell us that it really adds to that spirit of Christmas – it can be a very eye-opening experience,” he added. D’Souza notes that many people have “preconceived notions of what poverty looks like” and it can be a challenge to set those aside. “Sometimes what you see isn’t what you think it looks like when a family is in need of help.” For example, many families turn to the bureau after an unexpected job

loss, accident or illness has severely impacted their finances but they may previously have been financially comfortable. “From an outsider looking in and judging, they may not look like they need help,” said D’Souza. Families who register with the bureau are required to provide financial information, including income tax details and pay stubs. “There’s that idea that there are people who abuse (programs like this), but these are families in our community who are doing the best they can for their children and maybe facing a challenging time in their lives,” he said. Sharing some Christmas spirit can have a profound impact on the families but also on the sponsors and others who donate to the bureau, he said. That’s a sentiment that Lowther agrees with heartily. “Being able to see the direct benefit of a donation is something special,” she told the NOW. As well, she says there’s something uniquely special about having the chance to keep a holiday tradition alive and well for others. “Christmas is a special time of year. … Although gift giving can get a little crazy, there is something to be said about keeping the tradition and the meaning behind that gift giving. “It’s not about the value that is spent but the gesture of providing the gift to show you care and how much someone means to you. To be able to keep this meaning and tradition alive for our youth is really important,” she said. To find out more about the Burnaby Christmas Bureau’s sponsorship program, see www.burnaby communityconnections. com or call 604-299-5778. cmyers@

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City sticks to contracting out compost processing Janaya Fuller-Evans

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The City of Burnaby will not be processing its own green waste after finding it would be too costly for the city, according to Burnaby’s acting director of engineering, Barry Davis. “The biggest issue are economies of scale and location,” he said. Finding space in Burnaby for a composting facility is difficult because of the zoning requirements for the industrial land available, he explained. “Within the city, the only available city land has a zoning requirement to put it in a building, whereas other places in the Lower Mainland can compost outdoors,” Davis said. “So you put that all together, it makes it fairly expensive from a capital cost perspective for the city to get into it.” The amount of green waste the city produces is also a factor, as a commercial composting company would be able to offer better rates as they process higher volumes, he explained. “The second thing is economies of scale – the more you can put through, the lower your per tonne processing cost would be,” Davis said, adding, “the current contract is still the best way to go.” The amount of green waste collected by the city has increased since the program was introduced in 1997, he said, and the addition of food scrap collection in the past two years has added to it. In 2010, the city included food scrap pick-up for single-family households and began picking up food scraps from some multi-

family and civic buildings last year as well. The city currently collects approximately 20,000 tonnes of organic waste per year, according to an engineering staff report, and that is expected to increase to 32,000 tonnes per year in the next 20 years. It would cost the city more than $4.20 million per year to set up its own composting facility, according to the report. The City of Burnaby previously had a green waste-processing contract with Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre Ltd. but chose not to renew the contract in August. In April, the city agreed to pay $1.57 million more to the company because Burnaby was exceeding the contracted limits on compostable materials, bringing the cost of the city’s contract to $5.74 million for the five-year period between September 2007 and August 2012. In October, the city signed a contract with Enviro-Smart Organics Ltd. instead. The cost of the twoyear contract is $2.24 million, according to a report from the city’s director of finance, Denise Jorgenson. The new contract costs the city $1.12 million per year, rather than the approximately $1.15 million per year with the previous contract. Last spring, the city contracted AECOM, a company that provides technical and management support services in the environmental market, to assess the feasibility of running its own processing facility. City staff concluded it was not only too costly to do so, it just wasn’t a good fit for the city, according to Coun. Dan Johnston, chair

of the city’s finance and civic development committee. “We want a location that’s not going to impede the neighbours,” he said. The contract with EnviroSmart Organics is a better solution, he added. “We were able to save some significant money for the taxpayer,” he said. “Competition drives the price down a bit.” Compost Page 9

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Dirt days: The City of Burnaby recently signed a contract with Enviro-Smart Organics Ltd. in Delta to process the city’s residential green waste.

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Family Day? Perhaps this should be the theme The first official B.C. Family Day any province in Canada – the exception statutory holiday is on Feb. 11, 2013. being Manitoba. Chances are most of us will be putting The number of children estimated to our feet up watching TV, going shopbe living in poverty in B.C. in 2010 was ping, or taking off to the ski slopes for a 119,000 or about one in every seven B.C. fun-filled break. children. About two thirds, or We suspect few will be 80,000, of those children lived Burnaby NOW pondering child poverty rates in the Lower Mainland. in our province. But, more of Dr. John Millar of the us should. Public Health Association of B.C. said, The Child Poverty Report Card “poverty robs children of their potential released on Tuesday reveals that B.C.’s and increases ill health. High rates of child poverty rate is still the worst of income inequality are known to produce


higher levels of infant mortality, crime, mental illness, addictions, obesity, and lower levels of education and social mobility and trust. This is a recipe for a very sick society, unless we turn this around.” Imagine: one in seven children in our province lives in poverty, n a province that boasts one of the highest living standards in the world. And consider this: Forget the stereotype of a welfare mom with six kids living in poverty. In 2010, 43 per cent of the

poor children in B.C. – 41,300 children – lived in families with at least one adult working full-time, for the full year. Can the situation be changed? Experts say if you adjust the child tax benefits, enhance EI benefits, provide affordable accessible daycare – you can at least make a start. Or, here’s an idea: Take the dollar amount of lost productivity on Family Day and put that towards helping poor kids in B.C. We suspect that might make quite a difference.

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colleges, a legislature question new book on a pivotal period, neighbourhood pubs and time in B.C. history is an Pharmacare. excellent guide for how a The NDP also banned the government can ensure it won’t strap in schools and abolished survive, no matter how good its pay toilets. In all, they passed intentions. more than 350 bills in three And even though the book is years at a breathtaking about the NDP govaverage rate of two bills ernment of the 1970s, a week. one assumes current Keith Baldrey But in their rush to NDP leader Adrian do so much, they made many Dix realizes it contains lessons missteps. The Barrett governhe won’t want to repeat if he ment picked fights everywhere, forms government next spring. including with their own supThe book – The Art of the porters, many of whom were Impossible: Dave Barrett and the blind to the realities of governNDP in Power 1972-1975 – paints ment and what it took to get a picture of a government on a re-elected. frantic roller coaster ride, eager And Barrett contributed in a to fulfill ambitions that had lingreat way to the polarization of gered for decades and wanting B.C. politics, which ultimately to do so as quickly as possible. worked against him and the The authors, Rod NDP in the years following. Mickleburgh and Geoff Meggs, After his defeat in 1975, provide a sympathetic account Barrett fought two more elecof Barrett’s wild ride. tions against Social Credit preWhile mindful of the historic mier Bill Bennett and lost each legacy of his government, they time. Polarization pitted the don’t sugarcoat the sense of NDP against a larger pool of near-chaos, poor planning and voters united against them, thus lack of strategy that ultimately doomed Barrett’s administration. ensuring their loss. The Art of the Impossible (recThere’s no question the NDP ommended reading, by the way) government of the 1970s estabalso shows how much B.C.’s pollished a rich and enduring legitical culture has changed since acy of landmark legislation that the time it covers, and here is changed B.C. for the better in so where the lessons for Dix – and many areas of society. for Premier Christy Clark as well The list is a long one: protec– come in. tion of agricultural land, a modFirst, the organized labour ern and fair labour code, a provincial ambulance service, public Politics Page 7 auto insurance, community


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Change at centre is necessary Dear Editor:

George Derby Centre is a community based complex care facility for 300 residents, most of whom are veterans of the Armed Forces. Since 1988, we have been recognized as a centre of excellence for our innovative programs and the provision of the highest quality care and services for our residents. Over the past couple of weeks, there has been much discussion about planned changes which will increase the amount of direct care provided to our residents at the centre. Unfortunately, certain groups and individuals are using the centre to advance their own political agenda without regard

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to facts. Much of the information they are spreading is inaccurate and has unduly caused a great deal of stress for our residents and their families. George Derby Centre’s first and foremost responsibility is to respond to and meet our residents’ changing needs so that they can maintain their optimal level of personal health and well-being, despite the presence of serious chronic illness, until the end of their life. We achieve our mission by continually refining and changing our leisure, medical, nursing, rehabilitative, spiritual and therapeutic programs and other services so that they support our residents’ changing abilities and needs. Over the past several years, the centre has made many changes in an effort to increase our nursing

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care staffing levels to meet our residents’ changing care needs. We have reduced or eliminated management positions, contracted out services such as grounds keeping, maintenance, rehabilitation and spiritual care services and leisure programs and reduced our non-labour costs as much as possible. Unfortunately, these changes have not resulted in the level of savings that we require to respond to our residents’ changing needs. Continuing to contract out selected services will allow us to maintain and even improve the quality of care provided to our residents. For example, we will be able to save money in the support services areas so that we can add resident care staff. Therefore, the resident care aides will have more time to assist residents with their personal activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and toileting and supporting them during each meal. We have very stringent standards in the contracting out process, which will result in the quality of support services being the same as it is now or better. This is because the standards and requirements in long-term care are very different from acute care, especially since our facility is the residents’ home. All of the money that we save will be used to increase the hours of care for each resident. We expect to be able to provide to each resident about 27 additional minutes of personal care per day. The centre operates in compliance with the Community Care and Assisted Living Act, which dictates a high quality of clean-

ing, infection control and maintenance standards. The centre undergoes routine licensing inspections, and any identified deficiencies must be corrected. We meet and even exceed national quality and risk management standards. Those standards will be maintained by the contractor. Unlike acute care, George Derby Centre has a 28-day seasonal meal plan and prepares the food onsite. The contractor will be required to meet or exceed our current standards regarding taste and nutrition. In fact, more flexibility can be built into their services, which will directly benefit our residents, such as a restaurant style meal service, so that our residents have more time to get to the dining room. We also hope to extend coverage at reception to enhance security and to be available for family members who cannot visit during the day. Change is always difficult, and the decision to contract out was not taken lightly. We will do all we can to make the transition as easy as possible for our residents, families and staff. It’s time to stop the fearmongering and rhetoric and look to the facts. Our first priority has to be the safety and well-being of all of our residents and continuing to contract out will allow us to maintain and even improve the care we provide to them. George Derby Centre will not jeopardize its standards. We will maintain the excellence that has been established over the past 25 years and continue to provide the highest quality care and services to our veteran residents.

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movement is a shadow of its former self. Barrett had to deal with powerful private sector union leaders who threatened to bring down his government after he legislated more than 50,000 striking workers back on the job. In fact, it can be argued much of that labour movement deserted the NDP in the 1975 election, which was akin to cutting off their nose to spite their face, as the Social Credit government was far less friendly to its interests. But labour no longer has that kind of political might. Much of its power now resides among public sector unions, which are more narrowly focused on their own plight.

This removes a potential headache for Dix should he become premier. He won’t face the same kind of pressure from the labour movement that kept Barrett up late at nights. Another thing that jumps out of The Art of the Impossible is how the forest industry has also almost disappeared from the political arena. Neither Dix nor Clark shows any signs of emulating Barrett’s approach to governing. Dix keeps stressing he has a “modest” agenda for government, and has repeatedly said he doesn’t intend to bring in a lot of legislation should he gain power. As for Clark, she seems genuinely disinterested (if

not contemptuous) of the legislature and the legislated process itself. But given Barrett’s penchant for polarizing the electorate, it’s interesting that it’s not the current NDP leader who seeks to do that. Dix is trying to turn down the temperature and play less partisan politics. But Clark is the one trying to polarize everything, to make the choice next May a stark one between left and right with nothing in the middle. It is Clark who is behaving more like Barrett. Ah, such are the ironies of B.C. politics! Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C. Contact him at Keith.

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Sexual assault investigated Alfie Lau

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The Burnaby RCMP’s serious crimes unit is investigating a break-in and sexual assault at a house in northwest Burnaby which occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 15. The incident involves a man who entered the home and sexually assaulted a woman inside. The woman did not sustain physical injuries.


The man is described as a Caucasian man of average height and weight. According to a press release from Supt. Derren Lench of the Burnaby RCMP: “The possibility that this is a stranger-on-stranger sexual assault has not been ruled out.” The investigation is still continuing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Burnaby RCMP at 604294-7922. AlfieLau

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Kinder Morgan has announced dates and locations for public information sessions in Burnaby on the company’s pipeline expansion plan. Kinder Morgan representatives have participated in local public forums organized by other groups, but these two sessions are the first the company has hosted in Burnaby. The dates are Saturday Nov. 24 at Stoney Creek Community School, from

1 to 4 p.m., and Monday, Nov. 26 at Eagle Creek restaurant at the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course from 5 to 8 p.m. Kinder Morgan intends to twin the 1,150-kilometre Trans Mountain pipeline, which has been running oil from Alberta to Burnaby since the 1950s. The plan also includes doubling capacity at the company’s tank farm on Burnaby Mountain and adding two additional docking spaces


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Burnaby residents may want to keep their small dogs on short leashes while owls are busy hunting and fattening up for the coming winter. Adam Schlombs contacted the NOW to report a recent owl attack on his girlfriend near Cameron Street in Burnaby. “Every evening we take our three little Chihuahuas for a walk around the paved walkway,” he wrote. “However, last night my girlfriend was walking the pathway when an owl swooped out of the trees and nearly nabbed one of the dogs.” According to Schlombs, his girlfriend moved to a more well-lit area, but the owl dove again, narrowly missing her and the dogs.

Crystal Simmons, who runs the hotline at the Burnaby-based Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C., said it’s common this time of year and in spring. “We do get calls where they will attack people,” she said. According to Simmons, an owl can mistake a jogger’s ponytail for a squirrel’s tail. Small pets may also appeal to owls, who are in hunting mode, preparing for winter at a time when food is scarce. “I think people should be careful. It’s not just owls. Coyotes – exact same thing – coyotes are getting ready for winter,” she said. Small dogs, cats or rabbits could become prey for owls, eagles or coyotes. “Keep animals close, always keep them on a leash,” Simmons said. When asked if there

City will charge for older tax information

The City of Burnaby will begin charging fees for access to historical tax information in 2013. Historical tax information that takes less than 15 minutes to compile will be subject to a $10 fee and anything over 15 minutes will cost $35 per hour. The changes were proposed in a report by the city’s director of finance, Denise Jorgenson, and were approved by council at the Nov. 5 council meeting. Tax apportionments – done in the case of subdivision or stratification of a parcel of land – will also be charged a fee of $35. Fees for tax certificates, mortgage information requests and dishonoured payments will all increase by $5. By Janaya Fuller-Evans, staff reporter

are any areas in Burnaby where owls congregate, Simmons said they are everywhere, even in downtown Vancouver. A lot of people wouldn’t normally see owls, but with winter coming and the leaves falling off branches, they are easier to spot, she added. Simmons said she has received calls, where upset people reported that owls made off with small pets.

The Wildlife Rescue Association is warning people to keep pets close while owls are on the hunt, preparing for winter. This barred owl is an example of a typical owl species found in Burnaby. Paul Steeves/ burnaby now

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Manny Mahi, vice-president of operations for EnviroSmart Organics Ltd. and Westcoast Instant Lawns Ltd., said the company is on the smaller side and is able to keep costs down because of that. The company has 22 employees, including drivers and employees with the turf and composting sides of the business, he said. The company accepts green waste from Delta, as well, he added. “We accept the curbside green waste, which nowadays is mixed with food waste, as well,” he said. “It is brought to our facility out in Delta … and processed here in Delta, and goes through a cycle where it gets turned into compost.” The company sells soil and compost products, and also uses the compost in the production of its turf, Mahi said. “We turn it into top soil which meets B.C. landscape specifications for planting mix, turf mix, and composted mulch,” he said. “We take about 50 per cent of the compost we produce and put it back onto the property and sell a premium grade of sod.” It makes the business a one-stop shop, he said, where landscapers and other customers can drop off yard waste and compost and can also buy soil and turf, he explained. “We sell it to just about everyone, from landscapers to homeowners, to a lot of the commercials sites as well, and of course, to municipalities,” Mahi added.

“(They are) hunting, it’s a natural behaviour. They don’t know the difference between a pet and a wild animal,” she said. “It’s not just particularly this time of year. … It could happen any time of the year.” Simmons also got a call from a woman who had a dog on an extension leash, and an eagle swooped down and took it.


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FROM THE BATTLE FIELD TO THE STREETS OF BURNABY, KRAV MAGA IS GROWING IN POPULARITY To those who’ve tried it, Krav Maga is the ultimate in modern self-defence: practical, efficient and aimed at readying an individual for ‘real-world’ applications. The method is still relatively unknown in Canada, but that’s likely to change.

Its profile has been boosted by simple word-of-mouth as those already practising it share their experiences with friends and family. But a little Hollywood glamour doesn’t hurt either: A-list celebrities have been

reported to have used the method to train for physically intensive stunt filming. Reporter Christina Myers caught up with a pair of local instructors who are bringing their passion for Krav Maga right here to Myers Burnaby.

To walk in peace, armed with knowledge


t only took a few minutes for Borhan Jiang to realize he’d found something he would be passionate about for the rest of his life. While on a trip to Israel in his early 20s, Jiang – already an accomplished student of martial arts and an army reservist – was encouraged to try out a class in Krav Maga. Krav Maga (a Hebrew word that translates into “contact combat”) is a selfdefence technique developed in the 1940s, based on a variety of martial arts and hand-to-hand fighting methods. “I was in the class and I got paired up with a young woman,” he recalls. Looking at her, he figured he had the advantage – she was slight and slim; he was bigger and stronger. “But her first punch – wow, that was it, she had me,” he says with a chuckle. “Your gender, your size, it doesn’t matter.” He was hooked. Now, after nearly a decade of training and traveling around the world for certifications, he and fellow local Krav Maga instructor and former Israeli soldier, Jonathan Fader, are helping others learn how to protect themselves the same way.

Unique beginnings

Krav Maga, for all its practical purposes, has a history that sounds like something out of a Hollywood drama. In the years leading up to the Second World War, a young man named Imi Lichtenfeld – a Jew born in Hungary and growing up in Bratislava, Slovakia – found himself taking to the streets alongside fellow athletes, mostly boxers and wrestlers, to defend their neighbourhoods from violence. Anti-semitism and fascism were on the rise, and riots and attacks on the Jewish neighbourhoods was not uncommon. Lichtenfeld soon discovered that competitive wrestling or boxing was a very different beast than the fight-for-yourlife battles taking place on the streets of Bratislava. On the wrestling mat or in the boxing ring, he fought for points – to win the match or the round. But up against a thug who was determined to injure him, or worse, Lichtenfeld needed to be able to quickly subdue his opponent – and then get out, alive. Figuring out how to do just that was the seed that would become Krav Maga. Later, Litchenfeld would escape to Palestine on the last refugee ship leaving Europe in 1940; from there, he formalized the fighting technique, and later, when the state of Israel was formed, he became an instructor with the Israeli Defense Forces. To this day, Israeli soldiers – male and female – are trained in Krav Maga. Other military organizations around the world have taken notice; so have individuals interested in self-defence, from

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On the mat: Above, Borhan Jiang and Jon Fader train together in the studio in

North Burnaby where they run Urban Tactics. At right, Krav Maga grand master Imi Lichtenfeld (left), who developed the method after years spent fighting Nazi thugs in his neighbourhood in pre-Second World War Europe, seen here with Yaron Lichtenstein. famous Hollywood actors training to do their own stunts, to people like Jiang and Fader. The Krav Maga instructors and business partners run Urban Tactics, currently running two full classes each week, off Hastings Street near Boundary. Both are hoping to see the business grow in the coming years, particularly for women who are still under-represented in most Krav Maga training facilities. Chances are good they’ll be able to do just that – Krav Maga is fast becoming a household term, helped along by word of mouth, a bit of Hollywood glamour in the form of devotees like J. Lo and Angelina Jolie, and the impressive testimonials from those who’ve already learned more about this “contact combat.”

Growing popularity

Leon Underwood, a North Burnaby resident, is symbolic of the demographic most popularly drawn to Krav Maga up till now. He’s been in the military for 10 years,

including a deployment to Afghanistan and emergency rescue operations here at home. He notes that many who start training in Krav Maga are those who work in risky situations, but he says the ability to protect yourself quickly in any environment – plus the fitness benefits – are a boon to anyone. “You don’t have to go to a place like Afghanistan to find yourself being threatened and Krav Maga is a great answer to those concerns,” he told the NOW. “It focuses on real world situations where the environment is uncontrolled and threats could come from anywhere at anytime.” Where martial arts like karate or judo may operate on a system of points in a competitive setting, Krav Maga teaches how to stay safe and get away fast – with your life. “If you’re being mugged and all you need to do is throw a kick to the groin and run away to stay safe, then that’s what you do.” Tactics Page 16

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he Burnaby Lyric Opera wants to introduce you to Guiseppe Verdi (or, Joe Green, if you’re a Victor Borge fan). Continuing the Sunday afternoon concert series at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, the organization will present highlights from Verdi’s opera Rigoletto at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 25. The show will feature five young opera singers from around Metro Vancouver; Gina McLellan Morel, Andrew Greenwood, Matthew Chittick, Lisa-Dawn Kilthau and Jordan Collalto, with musical direction/conducting by Richard Coombes. As this production is the organization’s Christmas fundraiser this year, there will also be a bake sale and raffle, as well as a Christmas carol sing-a-long with the audience. The Shadbolt is located at 6450 Deer Lake Ave. Tickets are $15, available by phone: 604-205-3000.

Author reading at public library

Some books are great for transporting you to farflung places you’d like to

visit … though maybe only in your imagination. One of these is Ginty’s Ghost, an account by B.C. author Chris Czajkowski of her time spent living at Ginty Creek, a remote community accessible only by float plane or a several day’s hike through the wilderness of central British Columbia. Ginty Creek was named for Ginty Paul, the eccentric recluse who had previously owned the property. Some locals remember Ginty affectionately, while others feared her volatile temper. Intrigued by the stories, Czajkowski tracked down a pile of Ginty’s letters and documents and, combined with anecdotes and interviews with other locals, created an account of the place. Hear Czajkowski read from her new book at the McGill branch of the public library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 28. The event is free, but space is limited. Register online at www., by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at the library, 4595 Albert St.

Deconstructing through dance

Ever wondered what a psychology concept looks like as interpretive dance? No? Well, the Plastic Orchid Factory dance company did, and figured it out with their latest show

called “Chunking,” set to premiere at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. In psychology terms, “chunking” refers to the selective grouping of memories by individuals when performing memoryrelated tasks. Inspired by this concept, choreographer James Gnam has created an evening-length contemporary dance work that explores how we relate to what we see. The work asks questions such as, how do we instantly deconstruct and prioritize an experience? And how do fragments of these experiences etch themselves into our individual and collective psyches? Lighting by James Proudfoot, media art by Josh Hite, sound design by Kevin Legere and performances by Natalie LeFebvre Gnam, Vanessa Goodman, Jane Osborne, Connor Gnam, James Gnam, and Bevin Poole. Tickets are $32/$27 /$25, available through the box office, by phone at 604205-3000, or email, or online at Have an item for the Lively City? Send arts and entertainment tidbits to Marelle Reid at mreid@, fax to 604444-3460, or by mail to 201A3430 Brighton Ave., Burnaby, B.C., V5A 3H4.

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Tactics: Local pair running classes continued from page 13

Warren Chow, on the other hand, represents another demographic in Krav Maga that is slowly on the rise: those unrelated to military or policing who simply see the benefits, physical and otherwise, to the training. “I’m a manager in the IT field and a family man with two young children,” he said. Though he notes he’s not often in a setting where he might need to fight, he says knowing how to do so is a comfort. “If I ever find myself in the situation where I need to protect my family, then I’ll be ready – and in the meantime I’m keeping fit,” he said. “My worst nightmare would be to face a situation where I had to protect my family and I wasn’t able to do it.” But Krav Maga, he says, is tough business. “(It) will test you, both physically and mentally.”

Lifelong benefits

Jiang agrees with that assessment – Krav Maga is intended to be challenging. Though masters can take a lifetime to perfect their art, the basics can be learned quickly and effectively – if you commit to it. “This is not a fitness class, it’s not an aerobics class to (get fit); it’s to learn to fight, to protect

yourself,” he says. The training – from pushups and sit-ups, to sparring with each other – will push people to their limits and ultimately improve fitness, but the true benefits come from within. Fader says the confidence that comes from feeling strong and capable is profound. “There have been times since I have learned (how to protect myself) where a physical confrontation or bullying (situation) has been avoided due to my ability to confidently present myself,” he says. “Had I not known I could handle myself, other people may have picked up on that and I may have found myself in a bit of trouble.” Both Fader and Jiang experienced bullying in younger years, but both have grown into confident men eager to teach others the lessons they’ve learned through Krav Maga – which, ultimately, isn’t about how to fight. “The founder (Lichtenfeld) often said that Krav Maga was important ‘So that one may walk in peace.’ It’s not to fight for the sake of fighting – to walk in peace, to be confident, to be able to protect yourself and others.” To find out more, see www.burnabykravmaga. com.

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BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 42, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13147 Rez. #11-52 4125 Sardis Street Lot 18, Blk 36, DL 34, Group 1, NWD Plan 1355 From: R5 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Development Plan guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “Sardis Street Development” prepared by Gradual Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a three storey stacked townhouse development (10 units) with full underground parking.


BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 43, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13148 Rez. #12-17 Portion of 2801 Ellerslie Avenue That portion of the common property of NWS3294, DL 59 and 78, Group 1, NWD, located north of Ellerslie Ave. From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM1 Multiple Family Residential District) To: R2 Residential District The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a two-lot R2 Residential District single-family subdivision.


BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 44, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13149 Rez. #07-45 5161 and 5191 Hastings Street Lots 3 and 4, Blk 89, D.L. 127, Group 1, NWD Plan 4953 From: RM3 Multiple Family Residential District and R4 Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on RM2 Multiple Family Residential District and Apartment Study Area B guidelines, and in accordance with the development plan entitled “5161 & 5191 Hastings Street” prepared by Merrick Architecture) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a 22-unit stacked townhouse development with underground parking.


BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 45, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13150 Rez. #12-25 2830 Bainbridge Avenue Lot 178, District Lot 59, Group 1, NWD Plan 52579 From: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C1 Neighbourhood Commercial District) To: Amended CD Comprehensive Development District (based on C1 Neighbourhood Commercial District and P1 Neighbourhood Institutional District as guidelines and in accordance with the development plans entitled “Learning Ladder Child Care Centre” prepared by SEL Engineering Ltd.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit a licensed child care facility with up to 61 children and 12 staff.


BURNABY ZONING BYLAW 1965, AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 46, 2012 – BYLAW NO. 13152 Rez. #12-15 6530 and 6550 Nelson Avenue Lot 48, District Lot 152, Group 1, NWD Plan 32590; Lot B, District Lot 152, Group 1, NWD Plan 32590 From: RM3 Multiple Family Residential District To: CD Comprehensive Development District (based on the RM5s Multiple Family Residential District and Metrotown Town Centre Development Plan as guidelines and in accordance with the development plan entitled “The Met 2” prepared by Buttjes Architecture Inc.) The purpose of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is to permit the construction of a high-rise multiple family residential development with a townhouse component.

All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw. Written submissions may be presented at the Public Hearing or for those not attending the Public Hearing must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk prior to 4:45 p.m. the day of the Public Hearing. The Director Planning and Building’s reports and related information respecting the zoning bylaw amendments are available for public examination at the offices of the Planning Department, 3rd floor, in Burnaby City Hall. Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected at the Office of the City Clerk at 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. weekdays from Wednesday, 2012 November 14 to Tuesday, 2012 November 27. NO PRESENTATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING M. Manuel, ACTING CITY CLERK

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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • A19

Be inspired and changed by your children HEALTHWISE

Dr. Davidicus Wong


hen I became a parent, I became a better person. I learned to love unconditionally – omniconditionally. From the moment I first held my son in my arms, I recognized the unfathomable responsibility and honour with which I had been entrusted. My every word and action would influence – for good or ill – the wellbeing of this precious person. He would learn from what I would tell him, what he overhears, how I relate to others, and how I act in our home and in the world. I had to set an example and be the best person I could be – not perfect – just a fallible human being striving to be my best, to be honest and kind, to be unselfish and giving, and to be a good father. In spite of my best intentions, I made mistakes. I did my best to be fair. I certainly didn’t want my middle child to feel neglected as I had felt (even though I wasn’t neglected). Recently, when my little niece showed me her wiggly tooth, I recalled the tooth fairy leaving a dollar for each of my children’s teeth, but I could recall fewer fairy visits for my middle child. I panicked. Had I neglected him in spite of my best efforts?

I asked him, “Do you I had missed. remember the Tooth Fairy When one of my sons giving you money for your was unable to recall the teeth?” moment he was able to “Only when I told you cycle without training and mom,” he answered. wheels, it reminded me He later produced a of a medical student I bottle of baby teeth. had mentored who forgot When my kids would the excitement of the first do things that irritated me, delivery he attended with I soon realized that most of me. the time they were reflectTo me, those moments ing aspects remained of my own vivid in my “My children personality memory and I – or my wife’s was at first dishave been my – that I had to but life’s three most appointed, acknowledge I realized that precious gifts, and make the things we peace with. and I have been do for others Along with we do for enriched by the them and not my patients, they were my ourselves. It is love they have great teachers giving forward. inspired in me.” Though they in life. Our relamay forget who DR. WONG tionships taught them, Columnist prompted me they still have to be more learned. attentive and mindful, and All that we’ve learned they taught me to put their has come from countless interests above my own. teachers, and we owe a Unlike my polite patients, debt to many that cannot my kids would tell me be repaid. When we can’t when I was wrong or give back, we give forwhen they thought I was ward. a goof. Each of my children has I cherish the rituals of inspired me. From the perour family dinners, drives spective of a loving parent, to school and story time. seeing the beauty in each Every night, I would make of them has helped me to up a new story, and they see the beauty in others. would wake me up if I Every person is someone’s drifted off in midsentence. child, and I know how I loved playing with a parent loves a child at them in the playground, every age and in every riding the train in Stanley culture. Park and taking them to Seeing my children dismovies. cover their special talents When she was a todreminded me of my own dler, my daughter would passions and showed me hop onto my lap during what I might do. the scary parts, and at the Seeing them grow and climax of every movie, discover their potentials she had to go to the washhas opened windows and room. helped me discover mine. We have a DVD collecMy sons’ and daughter’s tion with all those movies gift for music inspired me – so I was able to see what to return to songwriting.

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My son’s achievements in sports inspired me to push towards my own athletic limits. When my son starting pumping iron and became one of the stronger boys on his football team, I realized that he was using my genes. He inspired me to

return to the weight room and ultimately discover that I could chest press 300 lbs. My children have been my life’s three most precious gifts, and I have been enriched by the love they have inspired in me. This, above all else, has made my life richer and

fuller than it otherwise would have been. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a family physician and writer. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper. You can read more about achieving your positive potential for health at davidicuswong.wordpress. com.

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michael keller Speaking to an audience of roughly 120 Burnaby Board of Trade members and guests, Federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney stressed a key message: Canada needs to have jobs available for immigrants coming to this country. The Minister’s talk was the highlight of a reception on November 9th presented by the Board of Trade in partnership with the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC). The BBOT regularly presents high profile elected officials as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series.

During his speech Kenney acknowledged Canada’s relatively well performing economy despite continued global struggles. He noted that Canada has the highest level of immigration in the developed world (tied with New Zealand), but that many new Canadians are underemployed or stuck in “survival jobs.” He commented that traditionally Canadians have been too polite to say no to anyone, and that has created problems in the system. He added that backlogs are very dysfunctional. Kenney cited expansion of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) as part of the government’s efforts to connect new

immigrants with employers, noting that the program also helps with better geographical distribution. He also spoke about Canadian Experience Class for international students and degree assessments for foreign workers as a way to validate qualifications and ensure credentials meet Canadian standards. English / French language proficiency was another speaking point for the Minister, as was an online matching system, which will be designed to let employers view applications and offer jobs in a more efficient manner. For more upcoming Burnaby Board of Trade events, visit !

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sporting goods Dollar Daze (Champlain Mall) (604) 434-8010 AL Salam Halal Meat Ltd. (604) 759-1138 Front and Company (604) 879-8431 Homepoint Enterprises Inc. (604) 569-3208 Nygard Fashion (604) 418-4505 Kitchen Riddles (604) 569-0569 Massullo Music Ltd. (604) 294-1777 Starlit Citadel 1-888-805-1737

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wine and beer West Coast Liquor Company (604) 419-0225

wine making, brewing and supplies The Fermented Grape Wine Making Shop (604) 434-9463 Bosagrape Winery Supplies Ltd. (604) 473-9463

Black + Lee Formal Wear Rentals Ltd. (604) 437-1400 Mang Isko Filipino Store (604) 436-4529

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BBOT promotes Burnaby on delegation trip to China BBOT President & CEO Paul Holden recently participated on a delegation trip to China with other business and City of Burnaby representatives to promote Burnaby as a trade and investment destination, and gain increased knowledge on a range of sectors and industries. !

member spotlight: valley bakery has taken the pledge Valley Bakery has been doing business in Burnaby for 54 years – customers effusively describe its old world charm, hospitality and commitment to fresh ingredients as reasons why they continue to shop there. Now Valley Bakery can add a commitment to lowering its environmental footprint to its successful business mix. The first to sign up for the BBOT’s newly launched Pledge for a Sustainable Burnaby, Valley Bakery owner Jack Kuyer says “ taking these steps just makes good business sense for us and we also believe strongly in giving back to the community.” The Pledge for a Sustainable Burnaby is an online resource that offers businesses the opportunity to learn about reducing their footprint, while sharing their ongoing sustainable initiatives with the community. Find the Pledge at

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family friendly organization of the year Pacific Blue Cross hall of fame G&F Financial Thank you to all who made this event such a success.

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Burnaby performer in Disney on Ice Why burn what Marelle Reid staff reporter

Twin brothers Chris and Nick Molnar were learning to skate almost as soon as they could walk. The Burnaby boys started playing hockey at the Burnaby Winter Club and getting coached in figure skating at 8 Rinks before they’d even started kindergarten. But at 15, they had to make a decision: would they focus on hockey or see where figure skating might take them? Though their lives had run parallel until that point, Nick chose hockey, and Chris decided on figure skating; and that, you might say, has made all the difference. Being somewhat smaller than Nick, Chris thought it would be harder to make it big as a hockey player, so he pursued competitive skating, moving to Montreal at 18 to compete in ice dancing with a partner at the national level, and later, competing in France. Now, at 23, both Molnars are committed to their sports and are thriving on the ice – Nick coaches a peewee team here at home – and Chris has no regrets

about not reaching for the NHL dream. “After I kind of matured a little, I think I could have probably got a little bigger (and been) a good hockey player, but I went far with skating as well, so I can’t really say that I wish I’d went with hockey.” Chris recently auditioned for and was hired by Disney On Ice, which tours internationally. “I’ve met lots of great people and got to see lots of cool places,” he said, noting he loves to perform for a live audience. “I’m still doing what I love, but the difference is that I’m getting paid for it, which is great, and I get to perform for a live audience, which is kind of the same as competing, but it’s not as stressful.” The Disney on Ice tour started two months ago in Mexico City and is making its way up the West Coast. The Dare To Dream show features three princess stories; Cinderella, Rapunzel, and The Princess and the Frog. Molnar has roles in each. “A lot of the people who are coming to the show haven’t seen me skate yet,

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ARTS CALENDAR UNTIL NOV. 24 Celebration, a solo exhibition of a collection of new works exploring life’s celebrations with the rose as the main theme, by New Westminster Artist Marney-Rose Edge at Arts Council Gallery in Queen’s Park at Centennial Lodge. Regular hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

UNTIL NOV. 30 Celebrating veterans art, presented by the George Derby Centre, in the reference department of the New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. during library opening hours. Original artwork created by Second World War vets in the last year. The Heritage Drawing Society will also display their sketched portraits of some of the George Derby residents.

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ver the years, I have discovered many simple methods that will help to easily perfect the meals that we serve. Some are so obvious, like a meat thermometer, it is bizarre when I come across a household that does not have one. Always during the approach of traditional holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, I seem to get bombarded with questions about how long a turkey should cook. Although I appreciate the opportunity for helping people in the kitchen, the answer to me always seems so obvious that it is surprising that more people don’t already have the solution. Not only will a simple oven-proof meat thermometer help to save your turkey dinner, it will also be the resolution to mastering the doneness of a myriad of meat roasting recipes. I have owned my current meat thermometer for probably close to 15 years now, and it is still going strong. Not bad for an investment of only a few dollars. Be certain that you are purchasing one that is heat resistant (oven proof) so that it can be left in the piece of meat for the entire cooking process. If an instant read thermometer is used instead, and the temperature is checked at a number of intervals, valued juices will be lost from the

meat with each puncture. One of the most important goals in cooking meat is to keep it moist while still reaching the desired doneness. The area of a turkey where the thermometer should be inserted is the thickest part of the inner thigh without touching the bone. A stuffed turkey should be done when it reads 180F (82C), and unstuffed at 170F (77C). You should also notice that the legs move easily when twisted and the juices run clear. There is a difference in these two temperature readings because a stuffed turkey is denser, and the stuffing needs to reach a high enough temperature to kill any bacteria present. This being said, I do realize that people appreciate approximate cooking times to effectively coordinate side dishes to the main course, and it is for this reason only that I will provide guidelines for you. Do not use these parameters as your main indication of doneness, but rather as an additional plan to your trusty meat thermometer. Below is a chart with general cooking times, based on if you cook your turkey at 325F (160C). There are many factors, for example, that will play havoc on the final accuracy of the cooking time: the temperature of the turkey prior to roasting, the temperature of the stuffing (if used), or

maybe your oven is running a bit hotter or colder than the set temperature. Where you decide to purchase your meat thermometer is not important, as they are available almost everywhere. What is important is that you get one and enjoy the benefits of it for years to come. Dear Chef Dez: I heard that it important to let a (turkey) “rest” when it comes out of the oven, before carving it. Is this true, and why? Brad B. Abbotsford, B.C. Dear Brad: This is true. Actually it is true with all cuts of meat. The “resting” period gives the meat time to adjust coming from the extreme heat to room temperature. During the cooking process, the high heat causes the atoms in the molecular structure of the meat to move at a high rate of speed. If the meat is cut into soon after it has been removed from the oven, grill, or pan, it will lose a large degree of its vital juices that keep it moist and flavourful. ◆ Send your food/cooking questions todez@chefdez. com or P.O. Box 2674, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 6R4 Chef Dez is a food columnist, culinary instructor and cooking show performer. Visit him at www.chefdez. com.




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Young Jonathan Farbridge is the proud owner of a new bike, thanks to Burnaby Autobody. Farbridge won the bicycle through a contest held by Burnaby Autobody owner Brian Borsoff. “He was ecstatic about it,” Borsoff said of Jonathan. The local boy, who Borsoff said was about five years old, is not quite big enough to ride the bike yet. “He’s not quite ready on it, maybe next year,” he said, adding Farbridge will grow into the bike and be able to use it for a while. Borsoff added reflective decals to the bike for safety and engraved Jonathan’s name on the bike, to keep people from stealing it. “I just put tonnes of reflective decals on it, I mean, that’s going to light up like

a Christmas tree in the nighttime, but that’s what you want,” he said. The shop’s mascot, Remley – a black and white dog that Borsoff rescued from a shelter in Quesnel last year – was also on hand for the giveaway. Borsoff decided to hold the contest this summer after finding the Venus Tech Team six-speed, and cleaning and fixing it up at the shop. “I’ve got this bike, which is virtually brand new,” Borsoff said in an interview with the NOW in August. “We did a little bit of touchup on it. It’s like a $200 bike.” The bike was found in the bushes one day, and Borsoff was trying to decide whom to give it to when he had the idea for the contest. Next, he would like to repair bikes and donate them to children in need, he said. “That’s my next little project,” Borsoff said.

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The importance of home support workers was key for B.C. Ombudsperson Kim Carter, speaking at a recent conference on seniors home support. The one-day conference, which was on Oct. 16 at a hotel in Burnaby, was attended by union representatives, home support employers, workers and government officials. Carter, one of the guest speakers, said the recognition of the importance and value of home support workers was the main focus of her presentation. “There were a lot of front-line home support workers in the audience. They were a very engaged d i t t d di

because they live with a number of the issues we’ve identified on a daily basis,” Carter said. Some of those issues include equal protection for people speaking out against elder abuse or inadequate care and establishing a standardized time allotment for certain home-care tasks. For instance, Carter’s presentation included a case where an elderly woman’s home support hours were cut in half because the health authority believed the same number of tasks could be performed in less time. Once Carter’s office investigated the complaint, the health authority reversed its assertion and restored most of the home support hours. A standardized time allotment for home-care tasks would help ensure agencies

providing home support are all on the same page, since many measure the things they do to help seniors differently. Home care, Carter noted in her presentation, saves the government money. People whose home support services were cut ended up costing the health-care system 52 per cent more than who were receiving help at home. Carter has made 176 recommendations to government to improve care for seniors – recommendations regarding home and community care, home support, assisted living and residential care. The government is reviewing those recommendations. In the meantime, those with complaints can contact the Ombudsperson at 1 800 567 3247

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. 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.

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. Eighth annual Christmas at the Mansion Craft Fair, 401 North Esmond Ave. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour one of the finest heritage homes in Burnaby Heights and enjoy Christmas baking, refreshments, prizes and draws plus much more. Event supports Seton Villa, a non-profit housing society that provides affordable and assisted living housing for seniors. Info: Holly Tea & Fair, 1 to 3:30 p.m., South Burnaby United Church Hall at 7551 Gray Ave. Girl Guides will be present and collecting food bank donations at the door. Event also features Christmas

crafts, kids’ games and activities, white elephant sale, baking and auction. Burnaby Potters’ Guild show and sale, Capitol Hill Hall, 361 Howard Ave. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event will feature more than 15 guild potters. Find one-of-a-kind, locally made gifts for friends, family, or yourself. There will be complimentary hot apple cider and cookies.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Eighth annual Christmas at the Mansion Craft Fair, 401 North Esmond Ave. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour one of the finest heritage homes in Burnaby Heights and enjoy Christmas baking, refreshments, prizes and draws plus much more. Event supports Seton Villa, a non-profit housing society that provides affordable and assisted living housing for seniors. Info: Burnaby Potters’ Guild show and sale, Capitol Hill Hall, 361 Howard Ave. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event will feature more than 15 guild potters. Find one-of-a-kind, locally made gifts for friends, family, or yourself. The theme of the sale is “Deck the Halls.” There will be complimentary hot apple cider and cookies. Scandinavian Craft Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St. This free admission event will feature arts and crafts, Scandinavian specialties and refreshments. For more info, call 604-294-2777.


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.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Chris Czajkowski: Ginty’s Ghost, McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. B.C. author Chris Czajkowski returns with more revelations of wilderness life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin in her new book, Ginty’s Ghost. Free event, but space is limited. Register online at http://www.bpl. or by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at the library.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. 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.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 Christmas Fun Fair, 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Vancouver Urban Ministries fundraiser at the Wesburn Community Centre, 4781 Parkwood Ave. There will be 25 booths for various games all created and run by the high schoolers of Burnaby. Event also features a food concession sell-


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ing pizza, samosas, chips and drinks, and an item signed by Michael Buble up for silent auction. All proceeds towards the ministries’ after-school one-on-one therapeutic program for underprivileged children with learning disabilities. Mistletoe Market, Gordon Presbyterian Church, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch is $5 for adults, $3 for children six to 12. Event features silent auction, home baking, crafts and games. Forest Grove Christmas Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 8525 Forest Grove Dr. Event features high-quality artisans and crafts, local vendors, bake sale, kids’ zone and raffle. Free entry.

3 p.m., Burnaby Equestrian Centre, 9080 Avalon Ave. Event hosted by volunteers from the Burnaby Horsemen’s Association, with the support of the City of Burnaby. Event features pony rides, horse demonstrations, info about the public lesson program and the facility in general. Bring some change for concession snacks and well-heeled boots for pony rides. Free family event, however non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Burnaby Food Bank. For more info, go to www.burna byhorsemensassociation. com/ or email burnabyhorse

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 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.

at the Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas St. Event features Christmas music with Ashley and Alistair Milne and Ruth Hanna. Speaker will be Marg Roller. Reservations, contact Aileen at 604-9311712. Cost: $19.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more. Donations welcome. 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.

Finding Japan – Early Canadian Encounters with Asia, presentation by Anne Shannon, 3 to 4 p.m. Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres. Finding Japan looks in the opposite direction to early Canadian engagement westward across the Pacific – when it began, who went and why. Seen through the eyes of a colourful cast of characters, the book opens a window on the tumultuous period in Canadian, Japanese and Pacific history between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries – with some surprises. Author Anne Shannon will present the images followed by discussion. Books will be available for purchase. For more info, go to www. or call 604777-7000.

Understanding Osteoarthritis seminar, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Burnaby Multicultural Society, 6255 Nelson Ave. This workshop describes the symptoms and recommends ways in which people can cope with the effects of the deterioration of cartilage in their joints. Self-management strategies are explained and various therapies are reviewed. Info: Carol Ha at 604-431-4131 ext.27 or email



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Dear Tom and Ray: My dad has a 1962 Studebaker Hawk that he bought three years ago, when he was in chemotherapy. He got it out of a barn in Wisconsin, where it had sat for more than 30 years. It has 80,000 miles on it, and it’s in pretty good shape. The paint is worn out, and it needs some interior work. He loves this old car and wants to take my brother and me on a trip on old Route 66 next summer starting in Chicago and going to somewhere in Missouri. I’m 14, and my brother is 12. Dad has done a lot of work on it. He’s added seatbelts, modern disc brakes and

dual master cylinders; he’s converted the generator to an alternator; and he’s added an electronic ignition and a modern carburetor. Mom is not thrilled with the road-trip idea. She says the car is too old and undependable. For example, the gas gauge doesn’t work (Dad says that he just has to know how far he’s driven), it does not have air conditioning and he disconnected the heater. He promised to get the non-working AM radio repaired and fix the small hole in the front floor before we go. Who is right – Mom or Dad? Should we go on this trip, or will we break down in the middle of some cornfields in Illinois? Are we going to melt in this old car? Dad says the vent windows and fender vents will keep us from getting too hot. The car is two years older than my dad.

He really wants to take stride. this trip. Thank you. And, since he’s a guy Zach who wants to make this RAY: Will you break trip in a ‘62 Studebaker, down in the cornfields of he’ll also show his sons Illinois? Yes – and lots of that fun can be had under other places. Will you melt almost any circumstances, in this old car? even when it’s Yes, especially “He loves this old 106 F in the when you’re breakdown car and wants to lane. stopped or broken down, take my brother which will be TOM: I and me on a trip understand often. on old Route your mom’s TOM: concerns. 66 next sumShould you go That’s her job mer, starting in in the family: on this trip? Absolutely! to worry about Chicago.” things like, oh, RAY: No life and death. ZACH Letter writer question about But your dad it. It sounds doesn’t sound like a wonderful advenreckless to us. He’s given ture. And breaking down this car a lot of upgrades, will just be part of the including the addition of adventure. seatbelts. And he plans It’ll give your dad a to take the old, slower chance to show his sons Route 66, rather than risk how to handle adversity your safety at 75 mph on and solve problems, and the highway with tandem how to take things in trailers whizzing by.

RAY: So my suggestion is to assure Mom that you’re taking reasonable precautions. That means bringing two things along with you.

TOM: No. 1 is a cellphone, so that when you break down and your dad is unable to fix the problem himself, you can call for help. You may even want to download our iPhone app called “Breakdown Lane” from iTunes. RAY: It uses your iPhone’s GPS data to find the closest highly rated repair shops anywhere in the country – whatever cornfield or city you break down in. TOM: And the second thing you need to bring is a credit card. You’ll use that to either pay for parts and repairs, or, if worse comes

to worst, buy three bus tickets home and take the Studebaker’s plates with you.

RAY: Either way, it’ll be a great adventure that you’ll all remember for the rest of your lives. So go for it. And have Mom call us if she needs some more convincing. Auto repairs can be costly! Save money by ordering Tom and Ray’s pamphlet “Ten Ways You May Be Ruining Your Car Without Even Knowing It!” Send US$4.75 (cheque or money order) to Ruin, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Get more Click and Clack in their new book, “Ask Click and Clack: Answers from Car Talk.” Got a question about cars? Write to Click and Clack by visiting the Car Talk website at www.cartalk. com.

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34 Vike girls pip Pipers 34 Career night for senior 35 Lakers knock of 'Lomas SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 •

Moscrop makes Mainland history denied its moment in history. Cross provided eight winners in the tiebreaker that was never The Moscrop Panthers made more than a one-point lead for senior boys’ volleyball school his- either team up until Sun’s eventory, when they won their first- tual banner-winning attack. Cross was named the tournaever Lower Mainland championship banner following a nailbit- ment MVP, while seniors Zach Or ing 19-17 tie-breaking final set and Sun were also named to the over Vancouver champion Eric all-tournament team. “So many emotions were flyHamber at Moscrop Secondary ing through all of us. I was thinkSchool on Nov. 15. ing, ‘Please don’t go The Panthers took in (bounds),’” said the honourable men“We're trying Cross of the final tion Eric Hamber to be a smarter match point. “We Griffins to four chamwanted this bad. … pionship points before team. But as a For all of us, it means Ricky Sun’s attack was team we really a lot because a lot of blocked out of bounds for the banner-winbanded together. the guys are (graduating).” ning final point. It's the supportLast year, Moscrop Earlier in the was beaten out by month, a core group of ing cast that at the Lower Moscrop boys capped really brought us Hamber Mainland championthe regular season through.” ships after Brandon with a fifth consecuChin went down with tive Burnaby/New J.J. CROSS an injury in the semiWestminster district Mainland tournament MVP finals. volleyball banner. This year, the “We’ve worked five years for this. We’ve worked too sixth-ranked Panthers have been hard,” said Jonathan Kum, who working on improving their game served up the winning point in against the largely bigger opposithe thrillingly tense final set. “I’m tion school programs. “We’ve been trying to focus so happy. It’s one of the biggest on the mental aspect of the game. achievements of my life.” We’re getting it down and it’s But it was not earned easily. The bigger and harder-hitting really showed it paid off,” said Griffins took the opening set eas- Cross. “We’re trying to be a smarter ily with a 25-15 win, neutralizing the power of Moscrop’s J.J. Cross team. But as a team we really with some effective blockmaking. banded together. It’s the supportBut Moscrop answered with ing cast that really brought us decisive wins in the next two sets, through.” With the No. 1 zone seed nailed 25-12 and 25-17, and looked on down, Moscrop co-coach Ed Chin their way to an upset. Cross got the Panthers back on remarked everything else that track with seven service aces in happens at the provincial champithe second and third sets and 13 onships will be gravy. Cross agreed. thundering kills. “Right now, we got our goal. A desperate Hamber team regrouped and forced the tiebreak Now that we won, we’re going with a come-from-behind 25-20 to try and enjoy the time we have together, and we’ll be happy with win. But Moscrop was not to be whatever happens,” Cross said.

Tom Berridge

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Let the Sun shine: Moscrop's Ricky Sun, at net, scored the winning point in Saturday's five-set win over Eric Hamber.

The B.C. AAA high school boys’ volleyball championships will take place in Kelowna at the

University of British Columbia Okanagan campus from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

Soccer Clan moves on to historic final four Tom Berridge

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The Simon Fraser University men’s soccer team moved into uncharted waters following a quarter-final win at the NCAA Division II national championships. The Clan, in its first official season in the NCAA, earned a berth into the final four of the Div. II nationals with a 1-0 victory over the Lone Star conference champion University of the Incarnate Word in Phoenix, Arizona last Saturday. Defender Marco Voegeli

scored the game-winner in the 82nd minute with his first goal of the season. “We’re absolutely ecstatic right now,” said Clan head coach Alan Koch, in an SFU press release. “I take my hat off to Incarnate Word, they made life very difficult for us and they played some fantastic football. Our guys showed a lot of character. It wasn’t our best performance tonight and the game-winner wasn’t the prettiest goal, but we’ll take it.” Voegeli’s marker came off a crossing pass from Chris Bargholz that

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deflected off the defender and into the goal. The win made NCAA history for SFU, whichbecame the first nonAmerican program to earn a berth into the semifinals of a national championship tournament. It was also just the second time that a Great Northwest Conference team has won the West Region title. In 2004, Seattle University won the regional banner and then went on to win the NCAA title at the nationals. But having to spend more than a week on the road took a toll on the SFU

team. "We've preached dealing with adversity and we had a week of it. But we came out with flying colours," said Koch after arriving back in Burnaby on Monday. SFU will face Midwest Region champion and No. 2-ranked Saginaw Valley State in the national semifinals on Nov. 29. "Saginaw Valley is hot and on a bit of a streak," Koch added. "It's always dangerous, they have a sense of belief, but we have belief (in ourselves), too." Earlier this month, SFU won a thrilling 2-1 win over

Grand Canyon University in the regional semifinals, also held in Phoenix. Matt Besuschko got the Clan on the board first on a late first-half corner from Juan Sanchez in the 42nd minute. Grand Canyon answered back midway through the second half on a successful penalty kick. But with the clock in the 87th minute, Bargholz crossed the ball to Carlo Basso, who headed home his 13th goal of the season for the game-winner. “Justin (Wallace) made SFU Page 34

It will be a traditional Catholic school rivalry this Saturday. The St. Thomas More Knights, under head coach Bernie Kully, will get a third crack at the Vancouver College Fighting Irish following a 40-14 win over the Notre Dame Jugglers at UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium on Saturday. The Knights got nearly 100 yards and three rushing touchdowns from Elliott Nelson in the B.C. high school AAA football quarter-final win over the East Vancouver/Burnaby regional school. Nelson scored two firstquarter TDs in his first game back off an injury, including a 10-yard run up the middle with five seconds remaining in the opening period that put the Knights up 14-7. STM stopped the Jugglers on their next possession and got great field position when the ensuing punt attempt went to ground at the Notre Dame 28-yard line. Five plays later, all-star receiver Giovanni Trasolini caught a Chase Malcolm pass on a slant pattern and scored from 11 yards out. A fourth Knights scoring drive was stopped at the goalline when Notre Dame’s Anthony Quatrano intercepted a Malcolm pass. STM opened the second half with a quick, threeplay scoring drive that culminated in a razzle-dazzle, 44-yard touchdown run from Jalen Jana. Nelson, who rushed for nearly 100 yards in the win, got his third TD to begin the fourth quarter on a two-yard run off tackle. “Getting Moose (Nelson) back was key. It’s a different vibe when he’s on the team. He’s our heart even when he’s not on the field,” said STM linebacker and backup running back Noah Usherwood, who got the Knights final rushing TD, and an interception on defence. “We play for our starters, and they play for when the seconds come on. It’s a STM Page 34

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Volley Vikings pip Pipers for berth Tom Berridge

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The Burnaby North Vikings will be going to the quad A B.C. high school girls’ volleyball provincials as the No. 2 Lower Mainland seed. The unranked Vikes defeated North Shore champion Argyle Pipers 15-11 in a fifth-set tiebreaker in the semifinals at Killarney Secondary on Saturday. The victory in the semifinal over Argyle ensured North of a choice seeding at the provincials to be held at Riverside Secondary from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1. But it took a lot of soul searching and a fourth-set comeback to do it. “This was our best chance to advance,” said North setter Cecelia Su. “In the first set we played like a team – lots of energy. But when they found our weak spots, our energy went from high to low. … We had to want it, really want it.” And North proved they did. After a perhaps surprising and near-perfect opening 25-15 set over Argyle, the Pipers took a 2-1 lead following 25-20, 25-18 wins in the next two sets. Facing elimination, the Vikes gutted out a 25-23 win to force a fifth and final set. Grade 9 Kaitlyn Tsang had a kill and shared block with junior Stephanie Chau

before scoring the gamewinning point. In the tiebreaker, senior power Layla Balooch scored eight of North’s final points, including her 19th kill of the match, to lead the upset over Argyle. North went on to lose the Mainland final in three sets to No. 7-ranked McMath of Richmond later in the day. North won its pool with wins over host Killarney and West Vancouver in a three-setter on Thursday. The Vikings advanced into the final four with a 3-0 sweep over Winston Churchill later that evening. “I’m so happy now that we’re guaranteed a spot,” said Su. “We don’t have to play scared. We can play free.” Burnaby South was unable to advance into Saturday’s championship round, finishing third in its pool following losses to both Argyle and Churchill. Argyle went on to beat Handsworth for the third Mainland qualifying berth. Elsewhere, the Moscrop junior girls won the Vancouver and District volleyball title with a 2-1 victory over Elphinstone at Handsworth Secondary. En route to the banner, Moscrop dropped just one set in three games to earn a spot at next week’s B.C. junior provincials at South Delta Secondary on Nov. 23 and 24.

Game winner:

Marco Voegeli, in white, scored the gamewinning goal for Simon Fraser University’s men’s soccer team at the NCAA West Region final last Saturday.

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SFU: Next Saginaw Valley State continued from page 33

a great play in our own half. He got the ball up to Chris (Bargholz), who put a beautiful ball in to me, and I didn’t really have to do much, to be honest,” said Basso in a release. The Clan will have nearly two weeks to prepare for its Final Four showdown against Saginaw Valley State that takes place in Evans, Georgia from Nov. 28

to Dec. 1. Atlantic region representative Mercyhurst will play South champion Lynn University in the other semifinal. In the most recent National Soccer Coaches' poll, SFU was ranked second overall, while Lynn came in at the 11th spot. Saginaw Valley was ranked 12th and Mercyhurst 14th in the coaches' poll.

Senior ends career with win Burnaby’s Megan Ellis chose Seniors Night to pay a fitting farewell to the Portland State Vikings varsity women’s volleyball program. The Alpha Secondary grad nailed the matchwinning kill to give Portland State a four-set win over Idaho State and the Vikings’ fourth Big Sky Conference title in the last six years. Ellis finished with her 17th double-double of the season, tallying a teamhigh 16 kills and 14 digs in the 25-23, 21-25, 25-20, 25-18 victory over Idaho State. The win earned Portland State the No. 1 seeding into the Big Sky tournament in Greeley, Colorado this weekend. On Friday, Ellis added seven kills to help Portland State to its 20th win of the season following a threeset sweep over Weber State. Ellis finished the Big Sky season seventh in the conference with 366 total kills. The Burnaby middle hitter was also second on the Portland State team with 341 total digs, second in total points, third with 23 service aces and fourth in total blocks. Portland State finished the year with an overall record of 21-10.

STM: Irish on Saturday continued from page 33

team effort. We’re showing right now that we can hang with the big boys.” STM rushed the ball for 250 yards, while Malcolm was good on eight-of-14 pass attempts for 183 yards and one TD. Jana, who had more than 100 all-purpose yards in the win, also caught a pass for a 35-yard gain. Malcolm Lee, Dante Vigini and Trasolini had a couple of catches for the Knights. Michael Aranzaso rushed for 77 yards for the Jugglers. Quatrano also had a 43-yard kickoff return in the final quarter that set up Notre Dame’s final score by Aranzaso on a two-yard run. We’re almost back (healthy), and it’s coming, it’s coming at a good time,” said Kully after the game. But who will emerge as the provincial finalists this season is still anybody’s guess. During the regular season, the top four teams, STM, College, W.J. Mouat and Mt. Douglas, all had just one loss and each one was to one another, making this year’s betting line way too close to call. “I’m ready to go, and the Grade 12s have a history with Vancouver College,” Kully added. “Vancouver College beat us in the Grade 8 final, and as juniors, we lost to College in the semifinals. This should be ammunition for them. It is for me. I was there for both games.” The matchup between STM and Vancouver College is scheduled for Saturday at 8 p.m. at T-Bird Stadium.

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TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Glacier Media Group makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email and they will investigate.


Home Support

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER Full-time Live-in Caregiver position available to provide companionship to a lady stroke survivor. Client is ambulatory, young-at-heart and social but requires assistance with day-to-day activities. Applicant will Ad#: prepare meals, perform light housekeeping, must be qualified and have good spoken English. Wage schedule and time off is negotiable. Location is Vancouver/Kitsilano area. Please send full resume to email: or fax: 604-876-6623.

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



ACCESSORIES INSTALLER/ JOURNEYMAN TECHNICIANS. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta) needs a few more good people. Busy, modern shop. Competitive wages, benefits. Great community. Inquire or send resume. Fax 403-854-2845; Email AUTO SERVICE JOURNEYMAN Technician required immediately at EJ Klassen GM in Port Hardy, Vancouver Island. Above average wages and benefits. Fax resume 250-949-7440 email: FLAGSTAFF COUNTY, Sedgewick, Alberta requires a full-time Licensed or 2nd to 4th year Apprentice, Heavy Duty Mechanic. Fax or email resume by 12 p.m., December 10, 2012. Attention: Kevin Kinzer @ Fax 780-384-3635; Email

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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT EDUCATION Warehouse and Distribution Recruiting Open House Are you looking for some extra money for Christmas with the potential for a New Job for the New Year? We want to meet with people interested in GENERAL WAREHOUSE, pick/pack and shipping & receiving positions. Temp and Full-time positions available. Experience not necessary but great attitude and reliability is – we will train. The Placement Group is doing on-site recruitment for one of our favourite clients who is growing like crazy and they need people yesterday. In preparation for your interview please bring your resume, I.D., the names & contact information of 2 professional references to: 120 - 13480 Crestwood Place, Richmond, BC

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SALE: Douglas Fir trees $30

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Early Childhood Education Basic & Post Basic

All Saints Anglican Church, 7405 Royal Oak Ave, Burnaby

(2 blocks south of Austin, off Marmont St.)


Amazing Auction Saturday, Nov. 24th, 2012 12 noon to 4:00 pm at The German-Canadian Care Home 2010 Harrison Drive, Vancouver

(corner of Victoria Dr. & SE Marine Dr.)

Free Admission


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


Art & Collectibles


Childcare Available

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


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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 OCEAN VIEW CEMETERY 3 SxS Plots in Linden Section. $15000 each obo. 604-526-0200


For Sale Miscellaneous

FREE 120 PAGE CATALOGUE from Halfords. Butcher supplies, leather & craft supplies and animal control products. 1-800-353-7864 or Email: or visit our Web Store:

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Daycare Centres

FOREST GROVE CHILDCARE #36-8650 Cinnamon Dr, Burnaby (Near Lougheed & SFU) • Infant / Toddler • Daycare • Preschool Montessori 604 421-7267 or 604 339-6340

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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


Garage Sale

South Burnaby


Kids On The Go

is a local guide for Kids’ Activities, Lessons, Education & Childcare – if this fits your business then this is the perfect advertising opportunity for you. This Feature runs the last Friday of each month in The Burnaby Now and New West. Record. To advertise call

Darla 604.444.3054

Musical Instruments

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




VINYL RECORDS WANTED, DJ is looking to buy 60’s-80’s LP, 12'/ 7', will pick up 604-724-6545


Financial Services

DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY Free consultation. or Toll Free 1-877-556-3500

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MINI DACHSHUNDS wired haired, DOB Aug 1. Vet ✔. Family raised. $800. 604-538-5433 RAT TERRIER, choc/tan, spay, AKC Reg, micro, shots, trained, looks like MinPin, moneyback guar, $1275. 604 941-2494

LOAN HELP - Consolidate all your credit cards, bank loans, income tax debt and payday loans into ONE small interest-free monthly payment. Contact us ASAP TOLL FREE 1.888.528.4920


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.

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT? We Loan Our Own $$$$ Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314

LAB PUPPIES Yellow or Chocolate Ready to go! Asking $650 (778) 878-7816

BERNESE MTN dog puppies family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, $1000. (604) 940-2218




Business Opps/ Franchises

ACCOUNTING & TAX FRANCHISE - Start your own Practice with Canada’s leading Accounting Franchise. Join Padgett Business Services’ 400 practices. Taking care of small business needs since 1966. or 1-888-723-4388, ext. 222.

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*Annual starting revenue of $12,000-$120,000 *Guaranteed cleaning contracts *Professional training provided *Financing available *Ongoing support *Low down payment required BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $460. 1-604-814-1235 CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652


THOROUGHBRED/QH/WB MARE 7. Half Lease - stabled in Squamish. Call: 604.783.0013


Pet Services

STAIN/PET URINE TREATMENT Specialist in carpet, sofa, mattress cleaning. 604-536-7627


4020 4 P/BRED European, German Shepherd puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. from $1000. 604-538-4883

Health Products & Services

HERBAL MAGIC - With Herbal Magic lose up to 20 pounds by New Year’s Eve and keep it off. Results Guaranteed! Start today Call 1-800-854-5176. TREATMENT CENTRE: licensed detox, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, 30- to 90-day residential care in BC coastal community, paid aftercare in your area.

Wanted to Buy

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

GORGEOUS PB ROTTI puppies, family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, Chwk 604-794-3505


Sat, Nov 24, 10am 3796 Irman Street Strictly Furniture


GERMAN SHORT haired Pointer pups born Sept 1/12 Excl hunting & family dog, shots $650 ea 604-824-7917

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

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


BROADWAY DAYCARE • FT/PT ECE/IT Qualified, Healthy Snacks French/Eng prog. 604-444-4706

Child Care?



ALL SMALL BREED PUPS Local and non-shedding. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD (Aussies) puppies. Merles & Tri’s. Little bundles of love & devotion. Vet ✔ & shots. 778-549-4037



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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • A39


Real Estate Services


Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02 ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty Buy or Sell with Me and Use My Truck for Free! CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Free Consultation. Call us Now. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248



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




Condos/ Townhouses



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

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

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

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



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



$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see id5633


Condos/ Townhouses


Langley/ Aldergrove

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

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

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


Condos/ Townhouses



$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

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


Condos/ Townhouses


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

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

Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ ■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business

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

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

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

WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba with private back yard SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see id5539


List It. Sell It. Guaranteed. List It. Sell It.


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Local Buyers You know your Local Buyers community and you You know your can trust theand folksyou community can trust the folks you know.

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IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $404,900, 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


Do That.

Why? Trusted Sellers You know the sellers Why? and so do we. No Trusted Sellers You know sellers scams. Nothe concerns. and so do we. No Buy with confidence!

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

One low price includes one newspaper ad in 4 markets + one online One low price includes one newspaper ad until in ad on 12 web sites 4 markets + one online sold*! Craig can’t do ad onForget 12 webupdating sites until that! sold*! Craig can’t do ads. Forget monitoring. that! Forget updating We do the work. You ads. Forget monitoring. get do what need We theyou work. You– guaranteed! or – get what youCall need guaranteed! Call or book online now! book online now!


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

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

UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see id5616


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

NORTH DELTA 5 BR, 5 baths hse, Built in 2005, 3129 sqft, $649,000, nr ammens, 604-614-7591

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

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers

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

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

NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see id5320

Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers

604-444-3000 604-444-3000

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

For Sale by Owner

NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see id5546

PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see id5547

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

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

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


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


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

For Sale by Owner


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

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

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


Houses - Sale


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


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


Houses - Sale


North Delta

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

ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879 NORTH DELTA very large 2900 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, mtn view $738,888 604-773-8490 see id5361

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



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


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


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

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

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

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see id5400

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

Langley/ Aldergrove

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see id3428

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see id5533

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




BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see id5562

BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see id5562

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

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

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

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


GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: id5506

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

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

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

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


Port Moody

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



132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see id5568

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

List It. Sell It. Guaranteed. Craig Can’t Do That.

Trusted Sellers, Local Buyers.

SURREY 2 4615sf NEW RF12 building lots, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see id5637

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

Industrial/ Commercial

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

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

CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see id5564

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

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

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

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

QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see id5615 OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see id5606


LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see id5582

Other Areas BC

HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see id5611 INVESTMENT PPTY 2800sf 6br 4ba w/2 suites, rent $2,650 .5ac lot, $485,000 604-809-1177 see id5205

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see id4513

Vancouver East Side

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.


Lots & Acreage


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

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




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

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see id5509


Mobile Homes

Find the Key to your New Home • BUY • SELL • RENT

NEW WEST 91 GLOVER Ave, . Central 4-plex, 6 BR, 4 ba, rental rev prop. $785k. Mala Sutton, 778-859-4458




New Westminster

528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043


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


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Ladner/ South Delta


2.75 ACRE executive lot Chwk Mtn build your dream home View! View! $389K 604-316-4407 see id5641



BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see id5315

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Mobile Homes

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


Out Of Town Property


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

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

6052 OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see id5541


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

Okanagen/ Interior

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

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

Out Of Town Property

Real Estate Investment

90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709

LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see id3186 MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see id5592

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

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

“You can’t always get what you want.”


Recreation Property



BBY, BRENTWOOD. Updated Spac 1 BR, top flr, $800/mo incls ht & h/w. Adult oriented bldg. Close to Brentwood skytrain, N/s, N/p, Avail now. 604-841-6984 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Dec 1. Incl heat & hot water. N/S, N/P. Call 604-779-3882 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 2 BR $1050. Avail Now. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882 BBY S. 1 BR $730, 6187 Kingsway, nr amens, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi,Dec1 604-818-1129 COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, nr amen, N/P. $740. Dec 1. 604-939-9281. COQ CENTRE newer 1 BR, 1 BR + den, 2 BR 2 bath, suites in rental building located in Windsor Gate Estates. Includes clubhouse, h/w, 5 appls, cats ok, N/S. From $1060. Avail Dec 1. Move-in bonus. Van 604-468-1698 ★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, Lorne Dorset Rlty 604-299-0803 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

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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

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


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

office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178 HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see id5588

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

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

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

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

$49 includes one print ad

(in 4 markets), + one online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Craig can’t do that!

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

*some conditions apply

Forget updating and monitoring ads. We do the work. You get what you need – guaranteed! Book today! Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers


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

So find it or sell it in our guaranteed classfied ads. No matter what you have to sell – a car, house, boat, furniture or collectible – guaranteed classified ads get the job done. Just list it and sell it for one low price.


OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see id5424 RV LOT at CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK with year round camping access; finished in paving stones, low fees. All ament Grt loc. Moving must sell $107,500. 1-604-795-9785

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 Studio ($620) & 2 BR ($920) Penthouse, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, N/S, N/P. Avail Now. 604-783-6003


COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 936-1225



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

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



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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


POCO 6 BR hse, 2 baths, 2 kich, W/D, lrg yrd. Nr all ammens. NS/ NP. Dec 1. $1550 + garage. 604-728-2009 or 778-316-3610

CALL 604 715-7764

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.


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

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

New Westminster

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

St Andrews Street Call 604.202.2420

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call 604-RTO-HOME/604-786-4663


Suites/Partial Houses

4 BR Main flr, 2 full baths, cls to Edmonds skytrain Stn, on 17th Ave, Bby, lrg yard, shrd w/d, N/s, pet neg, immed, $1300/mo + 2/3 utils. 604-961-4135, 604-522-0272 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, $1200/mo, no pets 604-454-4540 BBY DEER LAKE, Lrg 1 BR, nr bus, schls, BCIT, incls utils, internet & cbl, $875, Avail Dec/Jna 1, N/S, N/P, Call 604-839-9695 BBY METROTOWN 1400sf 3 BR upper 1/2 duplex, 2 ba, lrg kitch & livg rm, f/p, W/D, D/W, sundeck. $1400 + 60% utls. NS/NP. Now. Email: BBY S, 2 BR gr lev duplex ste, appls, $980 + 40% utls. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960 BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt, 1000sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196

604 - 941 - 7721


ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.


COQ Mariner/Austin 1000sf, 2 BR D/W, micro, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. $1050 incls utls. 604-936-5884 POCO, BRIGHT 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yd, fnew paint, new bath/ carpet, inste W/D. $750 inc util. Suit mature n/s. 604-299-5435 QUEENSBOROUGH area, lrg ste s/s property, partly furn, lots of parking, $695/mo. 604-524-4844


Townhouses Rent

BBY/N WEST border 2 BR t/h, quiet, family oriented, n/p. $1020 + utils. Av Dec 1. 604-723-7012 COQ FALCON RIDGE 3 BR T/H, 1.5 baths, real f/p, carport, family complex, $1399. 604-473-9674 PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851


(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.



* 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



AQUADRAIN EXCAV Drainage/ Water/Sewer. Debris & Concrete removal, lrg/sm jobs 604-418-1446



PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901



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



West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458


Flooring/ Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

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



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



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

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR Apartments Available Dec 1

* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access


550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

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

Balmoral Street


545 Rochester Ave, Coq

(Rolling Stones)


Bayside Properties Services

AMBER ROCHESTOR 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


Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • A41

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

604-444-3000 • Call or visit us online today to discover the latest listings in your favourite neighbourhoods!

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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


Need a PRO? Make it HOME PRO! Plumbing & Drainage Specialist.


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


Renovations & Home Improvement

Our friendly team will help you with your Kitchen & Bath Renovations. Cabinets, Stone Countertops, Tiles, Flooring & Windows. Free Estimates. Competitive prices with Quality Workmanship

EUROPE RENOVATION Complete Home Renovation & new additions Quality workmanship 30 years experience Call: (778) 233-5726

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


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 778-552-6227 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. 604-521-1567

1 to 3 Men

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


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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount


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

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


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


Painting/ Wallpaper

★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings



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


Collectibles & Classics

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






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

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

2000 INTREPID, auto, excl cond, summer/winter tires, new brakes/battery $3000 obo. 604-942-6832

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

1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $6500. 604-723-3654

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

1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.

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

La Fayette Plumbing Inc. Drain cleaning, hot water tank, faucet repair. 24/hr. Insured Licensed Guaranteed 604-464-0031

GREAT WORK, FAIR PRICE No job is too small! Call 24/7 for your estimate!

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

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

Need a Gardener?

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

8309 Find one in the Home Services section

Rubbish Removal

1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2995.604-899-6119




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

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

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

THE ONE - THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882.


Scrap Car Removal

1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166 2001 JEEP Grand Cheroke, silver 250,000 km, new engine, good cond $5000 obo. 604-971-3435

2002 ACURA MDX AWD; 7 Pass! local, 1 Owner; every option; 1-yr warranty; $13,888. leather; Tow package; roof rails/rack; V6, only 130km! Spotless, No Accidents Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111


MIKE: 604-872-0109

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

2002 Ford Escape Black w/ Grey Auto, V6, 2 WD, A/C,new trans. 202,000kms Clean Good Cond. $5200. (778) 772-5513

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

JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067 1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553



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

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

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


REV UP YOUR ENGINE. Now gain 1st and 2nd year Apprenticeship Motorcycle Mechanic skills. GPRC Fairview campus. Hands-on training street, off-road, dual sport bikes. Write AB MCM exams - gain 320 hours credit. 1-888-999-7882;


1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516 PH 604-240-1850 HOME REPAIR CENTRE Roof/Framing/Gutter/Sundeck

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220


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



Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

Luxury Cars

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

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


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


1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525



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


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

No Wheels, No Problem



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

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes


26 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty

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

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




604-984-9004 604-984-6560

Luxury Cars

1990 DODGE Shadow, blue, 2 dr h/b, 87,000km, well maint, 5sp, 1 owner, $950obo 604-261-5488

1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039

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


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

Free Est - Lic - Ins - Bonded



Tree Services

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

1988 S10 Pickup, small cab & box, new 4 cyl & clutch, 128k, z28 rims, $2450. 604-522-8358

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

1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $2500 firm. Don 604-988-0170

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

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

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:

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

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

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

2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm

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

2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.


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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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 2006 JEEP Commander, drk blue ltd edt, 90000km fully loaded, 18in alloy rims + more, mint cond $18500 778-839-9762 778-859-9937


Sports & Imports


Sports & Imports

2002 HYUNDAI Elantra GT, 4 dr h/b, 5sp, 118K, new tires, loaded, $3400 obo, 604-325-4671

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

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

2001 TOYOTA Corolla, 86,400 km, Auto, A/C, New Tires, Battery. $5,900. 604-594-2992

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

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


Sports & Imports

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

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

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

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

2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283

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

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

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 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess

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

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 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

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

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

REDUCED MUST SELL!! $15,800 2009 Volkswagen BEETLE/BUG. l i g h t b l u e e x t . b la c k in t . 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014

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

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

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

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

2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005 2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack


2000 MAZDA MPV LX, gold, 4 cyl, 195000km, auto, airbags, pw, ps, Scratches on exterior, $2,100 604-986-7533 2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends

2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486 2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367

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


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

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

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


2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister


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

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

“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?” (Janis Joplin)


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

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


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


Sports & Imports

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

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 Kia Rio Black 63k 4 door sedan a/c auto $7500 obo (604) 809-0717 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

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

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

1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $2900. 604-936-1270

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



1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,995. 604-786-6495

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

Sports & Imports

2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933 2003 TOYOTA Camry 'LE' only 94kms! V6; alloys; ABS; 2nd owner! NO Accidents! One year warranty; $9999. Perfect Cond! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111

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



2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044

$49 includes one print ad (in 4 markets), + one online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Craig can’t do that! Forget updating and monitoring ads. We do the work. You get what you need – guaranteed! Book today!

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

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

No. But, you could find one in guaranteed classified ads. No matter what you have to sell – a car, house, boat, furniture or collectible – guaranteed classified ads get the job done. Just list it and sell it for one low price.

1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478

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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • A43


A44 • Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • Burnaby NOW

Come see our inspiring selection of holiday home decor from the exquisitely elegant to the delightfully whimsical!

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a DaVinci Beads Snowdrop Bracelet! A draw of all valid entries will be held at each Burnaby location! Valued at $169.99

See full contest details in store.

SOCK MONKEYS Assorted sizes/styles (reg $7.99 - $49.99)

20% Off

GARLANDS GALORE 39” White washed pinecone garland (reg $16.99)


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