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Pick a puppy Stefania Seccia staff reporter

Heaps of energy are bouncing around a local society in the form of puppies, which are in desperate need of a home so they can one day help those with a disability. Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) has nine puppies, which means the society is in dire need of puppy raisers, breeders and caretakers. “We had a donation of approximately nine puppies with more on the way,” Laura Watamanuk, PADS executive director, told the Burnaby NOW while holding one wellbehaved, light brown puppy in her arms. “This little guy here is a dog that’s just arrived from California.” PADS trains dogs for people with disabilities other than blindness. The society trains hearing dogs for the deaf and service dogs for people with other disabilites. “We’re in desperate need of volunteer puppy raisers along with families that are interested in being breeder/caretakers,” Watamanuk said. The society works mostly with Labrador retrievers and golden retrievers, and each has a value between $50,000 to $90,000, which includes the cost of obtaining/breeding the dog, training, placement and follow-up. PADS was the first Canadian organization to receive full accreditation from Assistance Dogs International, which sets a high standard for apprenticeship dog training, placement and

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At play: Laura Watamanuk, the executive director of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society, is hoping nine new puppies will go home with volunteer puppy raisers as soon as possible. The society also needs families that are interested in being breeders and caretakers.

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Dave Carlson is worried about development encroaching on his Burnaby farm land. Carlson, who runs Common Ground Community Farm, is part of the new generation of farmers making a go of it in Burnaby’s Big Bend area.

His farm is part of the approximately 600 acres of land in the city that is part of the Agricultural Land Reserve. Recently, the city began turning North Fraser Way into a through road, he said, and came four metres onto the farm property and dumped road preload material onto it. “You should see what the front

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PM unveils tougher laws

New laws: Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced tougher measures for high-risk offenders at an event in Burnaby last Friday. Jennifer Gauthier/burnaby now

Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

Prime Minster Stephen Harper descended on Burnaby Friday to announce reforms affecting offenders who are found not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder. At the Delta Burnaby Hotel, Harper said the Conservative government introduced the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act in the House of Commons, as an attempt to address concerns raised by victims of crime when the perpetrator has been found not criminally responsible. “While it is true that the arm of the state cannot be everywhere at all times, nor would we want it to be, nevertheless when atrocious events do occur and the state fails to act, it fails to do all it can do to defend innocent civilians,” Harper said. There are three main areas the act focuses on: public safety, creating a highrisk designation and enhancing victims’ involvement in decisions made regarding the accused. One major change would allow courts to designate people as “high-risk” so that they are held in custody and can’t be considered for release until that designation is revoked by a court. That change would override a provincial review board’s ability to grant day passes for offenders deemed

high-risk. Harper took issue with how some people in prison are given unescorted day passes despite still being a significant threat to public safety. “We’ve heard from Canadians loud and clear that something here is very wrong,” he said. The changes, once passed, will apply to people who are currently in prison.

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A 64-year-old man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding crashed on Saturday night along Marine Way. According to Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Dave Reid, the accident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. as the red Ducati motorcycle was going eastbound toward the Queensborough Bridge. According to two witnesses who were in the vicinity of the crash, the motorcyclist appeared to just drive off the road and no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Reid said the man was operating the motorcycle with a temporary permit. The motorcyclist was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital, but he did not survive his injuries from the crash. “We’re hoping someone may have seen him along Marine Way before the accident, and we are still looking for more witnesses,” said Reid. “If you have any information, please contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-294-7922.” Police had not released the name of the man as of Tuesday morning. www.twitter.com/AlfieLau

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Harper said the rights of the accused and the convicted are important, but that the system should not be focussed on “theirs and only theirs.” Harper made the announcement in the company of Tri Cities politicians and crime victims, including Stacy Galt, cousin of Darcie Clarke, whose three children were killed by their father and her estranged ex-husband, Allan Schoenborn, who was

found not criminally responsible. Galt welcomed the changes. “This announcement is just wonderful. It’s an announcement that reminds the courts and the provincial review board that victims matter,” she said at the press conference. “In fact, it’s more than a reminder that victims matter. It will hopefully soon be the law.” After the announcement, Harper spoke about Patrick Brazeau while fielding questions from reporters. Brazeau, a Conservative senator, was kicked out of caucus Friday and now sits as an independent after he was charged with assault and sexual assault. “As you know I’ve removed him from caucus,” Harper said. “When Mr. Brazeau was appointed to senate, he was national chief of one of the country’s largest … aboriginal organizations. … The events we are speaking about here are very recent in nature.” A group of roughly 10 people from the Idle No More movement also gathered outside the hotel, singing, drumming and calling on the Conservative government to reverse legislation they say will negatively impact First Nations in Canada.

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New task force created to deal with jump in break-ins Jennifer Moreau staff reporter

The Burnaby RCMP has created a new task force to deal with a 100 per cent increase in break-ins in Burnaby. “The protection of people’s property is one of our highest priorities,” said Chief Supt. Dave Critchley in a press release. “As such, Burnaby RCMP has no intention of allowing these crimes to continue unchallenged. In an effort to assist the members of the property crimes unit in dealing with this heavier-thanusual caseload, I am announcing the formation of a special task force, specifically mandated to address this issue.” Police have seen a significant rise in the number of break-ins, in both residential and commercial properties throughout the city. Cpl. Dave Reid, media relations officer for the Burnaby RCMP, said the rise in break-ins was hap-

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Senate needs more than just an election

Is it any wonder that according to a motion forcing Sen. Patrick Brazeau to poll this week conducted by Canadian take a leave of absence. Brazeau is curPress/Harris Decima, 32 per cent of rently free on bail following his arrest respondents felt the Senate should be last Thursday on assault and sexual abolished. Another one-third assault charges. The irony felt the Senate should become of this is surely not lost on an elected body. We don’t Burnaby residents who saw Burnaby NOW know what the remaining much hoopla in the media Canadians told the survey this past week (see page callers – but we suspect some said, three) when Prime Minister Stephen “what Senate?” Harper came to town to announce This week the Senate will move a tougher laws on dangerous offend-

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ers. Granted Brazeau is not a dangerous offender, and has not been found guilty of the current charges, but he’s not exactly the poster boy a prime minister would want for a Conservative senator. And then there’s the ‘allowance scandal’ as it is being called. Senators who do not reside full-time in Ottawa are part of a rich pay and pension package. We’re not sure what the Senate costs taxpayers per year, but

we do know that the 105 senators each make a minimum of $132,000 per year plus thousands in expenses. If you visit the Senate website it’s not exactly a hub of activity and accomplishments. Premier Christy Clark pledged, last year, that she would bring in an elected Senate process for B.C.. That pledge might be well intentioned, but it does not address the overriding issue of whether the Senate serves any useful purpose in this day and age.

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As well, there are four or five hile the two major independent candidates who political parties garner most of the attention in either stand a decent chance of winning or at the very least this province, I wonder whether playing spoiler. other parties and independent The independents are: Vicki candidates will have a larger Huntington (Delta South), Bob impact on May’s election than anything we’ve seen Simpson (Cariboo North), John van recently. Dongen (Abbotsford Polls indicate Keith Baldrey there is a mobile South), Arthur Hadland (Peace River North) and Moe bloc of “protest” voters who are Gill (Abbotsford West). upset at the B.C. Liberal governIt would appear that ment for a number of reasons Huntington has the best chance and are willing to consider a of being elected, since she’s variety of alternatives when it already proven she can be electcomes to marking their ballot. ed as an independent. I would The NDP seems to have rank Hadland, who took almost attracted the highest number a third of the vote in 2009, as of disaffected B.C. Liberal supstanding the next best chance porters, but public opinion can of winning (he’s campaigning evolve fairly quickly during an partly on his opposition to the election campaign, and it can Site C dam project, which will head in unforeseen directions. stand him well with voters in For example, during the 1991 the Peace River region). election campaign the ruling I wouldn’t count van Dongen Social Credit party fell apart in out either. He’ll be in a tight a very public way, and the B.C. three- or four-way race where Liberals came out of nowhere a relatively low vote count can to the point of almost winning prove victorious. the election itself. Thousands of The Green party may prove people deserted the Socreds but to be the most interesting group were unwilling to switch to the to watch. It is perfectly pospolar opposite NDP and settled itioned to attract voters who are on something else. fed up with the B.C. Liberals but If the B.C. Liberals don’t get are not willing to throw their their act together and win back support behind the NDP. a significant number of those The Greens are like a novelty people who have turned their backs on them, I suspect the B.C. act. There’s no harm in voting for them even if you don’t like Conservative Party and in particular the Green party will be Politics Page 7 the prime beneficiaries.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Truths about oil tankers in B.C. Dear Editor:

I suppose I’m like most people when it comes to assessing the risk of shipping oil by tanker. I want to know as much as I can about it, but it isn’t always easy to find information or, in the case of opinion editorials, a different viewpoint. Notwithstanding, I have learned some truths about oil tankers over the past year or so. I’ve learned the federal government has infrastructure that is capable of dealing with an oil spill of up to 10,000 tonnes. I’ve learned that currently about 90 tankers a year are loaded at the Burnaby pipeline terminal and that each carries more than 10 times that amount of oil. I’ve learned we are woe-

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Oil tanker transfers risky continued from page 6

I’ve learned bitumen is heavier and more toxic than conventional oil and that the longer it is in water, the more likely it will sink. I’ve learned most spills occur when oil is transferred to or from tankers. I’ve learned that the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion will pump enough bitumen to fill a tanker a day. I’ve learned that 365 tankers a year increases the risk of an oil spill by a factor of four. I’ve learned that I’ve learned more about oil tankers than I want to. Bill Brassington, Burnaby

Memories of B.C. NDP past Dear Editor:

I’m not old enough to remember the 1990s, but I know many adults who do remember that time and how badly the NDP mismanaged the provincial economy. They also remember how Adrian Dix was fired as Glen Clark’s top aide after it was discovered that he had forged a memo and then lied about it to the RCMP. What surprises me, though, is that so many people my age are unaware of what went on in B.C. during the 1990s. That lack of awareness could have devastating consequences for this province if the NDP is elected to ruin the province all over again. So I want to say thank you to those people and organizations who are taking

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Adrian Dix not trustworthy

Dear Editor:

In my life, I have found that nothing is more important than trust. That’s why I find it very difficult to accept that NDP leader Adrian Dix, a man who knowingly forged a document in an RCMP investigation to protect his boss, former premier Glen Clark, would believe that he (Dix) is now fit to be premier of this province. I simply could not trust a man who could perpetrate such a shameful act of deceit as that of Mr. Dix, an act for which he was rightly fired. The office of the premier requires the highest level of public trust. If I cannot trust the person who is premier, and have faith in the fundamental honesty of their character, all of my other strongly held beliefs mean nothing. So for me, the upcoming provincial election comes down to honesty. And Adrian Dix has shown through his actions that he just doesn’t have it. It’s that simple.

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Politics: Plenty of ‘swings’ for him, while the B.C. Liberals can’t even find a candidate (it’s also worth noting this riding elected federal Green party leader Elizabeth May). In Oak Bay-Gordon Head, noted climate change scientist Andrew Weaver is the star Green party candidate. In both ridings, a lot of votes would have to swing away from the B.C. Liberals and go to the Greens for either candidate to win, but it’s certainly possible. I’d be surprised if the B.C. Conservatives have the same potential attractiveness as the Greens. But in some pockets of the province, the party will likely do better than it did in 2009, to the detriment of the B.C. Liberals. Add it up, and there’s a decent chance of anywhere from two to a half dozen seats going to someone not

running for the NDP or the B.C. Liberals. ◆ It will be interesting to see if the B.C. Liberals can maintain internal caucus discipline in the upcoming legislative session. The party’s majority has narrowed to just four seats (plus the Speaker). Luckily for the government, there’s not expected to be a lot of votes since there won’t be a heavy legislative agenda. But there may be opportunities for the NDP, sensing there may be one too many B.C. Liberal MLAs away from the legislature, to spring the occasional trap and embarrass the government by winning votes on procedural motions. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C. Email him at Keith.Baldrey@ globalnews.ca.

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Coin is symbol of cultures and cooperation High school student wins national design contest Moscrop Secondary student Wendy Hu has won a national design contest held by the Royal Canadian Mint. “I was really ecstatic when I found out my design won the national competition, and that my art was recognized on a national scale and appreciated,” said the Grade 12 student. The subject was multiculturalism, and Hu drew three arms forming a peace symbol, with the earth in the middle. “It’s supposed to symbolize how with unity and teamwork with different cultures, we can contribute in a positive way,” she said. Hu isn’t sure if it will appear on a coin any time soon, but the Royal Canadian Mint has the rights to use her design. Hu’s design was selected from entrants across the country in the category for 13- to 17-year-olds. As part of the prize, Hu received a coin collector’s package with a book on coins, a pure silver coin worth about $40, and a set of Canadian coins. Two representatives from the Royal Canadian Mint also visited the school on Feb. 6 and brought a coin engraving computer program so the students could try it out. They also brought an Olympic gold medal and let the students hold it for pictures. Hu thinks winning the contest was a contributing factor in her landing a Queen’s University Chancellor’s Scholarship worth $36,000. – staff reporter Jennifer Moreau

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Coin canvas: Wendy Hu with her award-winning coin design. The Grade 12 Moscrop student won a national design contest, held by the Royal Canadian Mint.

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tudents at Burnaby Central Secondary raised $8,500 to help build a school in Ecuador. The money was presented in giant-cheque format in mid-January, when a representative from Free the Children visited the Burnaby school. When he was just 12 years old, Craig Kielburger started Free The Children to fight child labour. Since 1995, Free the Children has grown into

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an international children’s rights organization, with more than 1.7 million youth involved in development and education programs in 45 countries. Those who raised the money to build the school in Ecuador were part of the school’s Global Action Against Poverty group, and the donation is for the fourth school they’ve helped build. “Students over the past years have worked very hard in fundraising events to raise these monies, and it is a celebration of their efforts,” said Monica Frank, the group’s sponsor teacher at Central. For more on Free the Children, go to www. freethechildren.com. (If you click on About Us, then Our Partners and

Supporters, and then click on Educational And Program Partners, you’ll see a photo of Burnaby school board chair Baljinder Narang, trustee Larry Hayes, and Kevin Kaardal, the new district superintendent.)

North lends a hand in effort

Central isn’t the only school helping Free the Children. Burnaby North Secondary students organized a districtwide “Mini We Day” conference on Jan. 18. We Day, another initiative from Free the Children, is a crossCanada series of free events for youth, inspiring them to be a positive force for social change.

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Burnaby North students attended We Day in Vancouver and were inspired to host their own mini version. Students from other schools were invited to attend and learn about Free the Children and the international work they do to support children’s rights. According to Monica Hsieh, one of the student organizers, an estimated 150 students came out. “It went really well. We had schools such as Burnaby South and Burnaby Mountain come in,” she said. Hsieh and Burnaby North’s Free the Children executive team organized the event. The day was mostly focused on raising awareness about how people

can make positive changes in their community and fight against child poverty.

Support for parents

Are you new to Canada and overwhelmed with parenting? Burnaby Family Life and Maywood Community School are offering free support for new immigrant families who need help. The sessions are on Tuesdays, at Maywood Community School, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. until March 12. The meetings offer information on child development, the Canadian school system, child-care options and positive discipline.

Parents can come with questions and share their experiences. The sessions are led by a facilitator from Burnaby Family Life. According to the school district, Maywood has a large immigrant population that includes 50 different spoken languages. Maywood School is at 4567 Imperial St. Free child care is also available. Call 604-664-8208 to register. Do you have a school related item you would like to share with our readers? Send details to Jennifer Moreau at jmoreau@bur nabynow.com, by fax to 604444-3460 and by mail to 201A3430 Brighton Ave., Burnaby, B.C., V5A 3H4.

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Target’s ‘Project Bacon’ is a go at Brentwood Janaya Fuller-Evans staff reporter

Zellers at Brentwood Centre is set to close as of March 14. Approximately 150 store employees, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers’ Union, were fighting to have the new owner, Target Canada, declared a successor to Zellers

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so that the U.S.-based retailer would be forced to honour the current collective agreement. But in November, the Labour Relations Board of B.C. ruled against the union’s application, stating in its ruling that Target and Zellers are two different types of department store retailers and that the U.S. company had purchased Zellers locations primarily for real estate.

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Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. to hear from award-winning author, Ben NuttallSmith. This guy’s got a lot to share. His writing runs the gamut from historical fiction to autobiography to children’s books and poetry, and he’s also worked as a radio announcer and has experience as an actor. Nuttall-Smith taught music, theatre, art and language until he retired in 1991, and he’s currently first vice-president for the Federation of British Columbia Writers, editorial board member for the Canadian Poetry Association quarterly magazine Poematac, a member of the Canadian Authors’ Association and a member of the Canadian Writers’ Union. You won’t be bored listening to Nuttall-Smith’s performance, and you might even be inspired to share some of your own work with this local writing group. Spoken INK is an open mike/reading series brought to you by the Burnaby Writers’ Society every third Tuesday (September to June) at the La Fontana Caffé, 101-3701

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“We’re very upset,” said Kim Novak, a communications representative for the union. “We’re very sorry to see very hardworking people lose their jobs, essentially, when Target comes in in March – the store will be closing in March.” The union has started a web-based campaign at Targetfairness.ca, to garner support for Zellers employees and encourage Target to hire them at the new

locations. Target purchased 189 leases from Zellers in 2011 as part of an expansion venture code-named “Project Bacon,” according to the ruling, as well as Zellers’ pharmacy files, which were sold off, and the Cherokee brand name for its U.S. market.

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distribution of $0.06 per unit, which works out to an annualized yield of nearly 10%. While I largely like the fund, there is one concern: The distribution is unsustainable at the current level without significantly eroding capital. However, for those reinvesting distributions in a nonregistered account, this isn’t as big a concern. Fidelity Monthly Income Fund. The fund, which just scored a Fundata FundGrade A+ Rating for 2012, aims for a mix of income and capital gains. To do this, the fund invests in a mix of fixed-income and high-yielding equity investments. Unlike the BMO or RBC offerings, this fund will invest outside of Canada. As of Nov. 30, more than a third of the fund was in global securities. It has also been the most volatile and the most expensive, with a 2.29% MER. Despite the higher costs, returns have been strong, posting top-quartile performance for the past five years. Mawer Balanced Fund. The target asset mix of this high quality offering from Calgarybased Mawer Investment Management is a fairly typical 60% equity and 40% fixed income. Unlike the other funds, which invest in individual securities, this is a fund-offunds that invests in a mix of other Mawer funds. It will invest globally, and as of Dec. 31, held more than 35% outside Canada. Despite this, volatility has largely been kept in check. The MER is very low, coming in

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embracing csr as an economic driver michael keller michael@bbot.ca We promote Corporate Social Responsibility and the Triple Bottom Line of economic, social and environmental results. It’s a key line in the Burnaby Board of Trade’s mission statement, and one the organization has always taken seriously. In that way the BBOT has always been a little bit different from most of its counterparts in other cities and communities across Canada. While other chambers of commerce and boards of trade prefer to focus on more traditional concepts of economic development, the BBOT understands that CSR and a sustainable environment equals a sustainable business environment. “Economic development isn’t only about things like taxes and transportation,” acknowledged BBOT CEO Paul Holden.

“Those things are certainly as important as they have ever been, but successful companies know the importance of giving back to their community and protecting their environment – for their customers and also because it’s the right thing to do. Our job as a board of trade is to support that kind of progress and try to lead by example as best we can.” The centrepiece of the BBOT’s sustainability efforts is the recently launched Pledge for a Sustainable Community (bbotpledge.ca), an online resource designed to help businesses reduce their environmental impact while receiving a little bit of brand promotion and publicity. With the goal of having one hundred organizations take the Pledge in the first year, the program is already exceeding expectations with over sixty companies of all sizes having already taken

the Pledge in the first three months. The BBOT has also begun looking at the issue of family-friendly workplaces via its Social Development Committee. After sending out a survey to its membership, it became clear that the family-friendly issue was one at the top of mind for many local businesses and employees. As a result, the BBOT presented its first Family-Friendly Organization award at its Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala in November, and just recently the Board partnered with the Surrey Board of Trade to host a Business & Families First Dialogue with the aim of creating new policy recommendations on the subject. Also new over the last year, the Burnaby Board of Trade launched Access, its student career development program. By providing senior post secondary students continued on pg. 2

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Is Canada’s anti-spam legislation too strict? Canada’s proposed anti-spam legislation (CASL) is worrying, according to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and numerous businesses and business organizations across Canada. There are many criticisms of the legislation, but primarily the concern seems to be its far-reaching or overly broad nature. According to the CCC, CASL, as it is currently written, will hurt local economies, stifle innovation, and will fail to adequately solve the problem of nuisance and/ or fraudulent messaging that it seeks to address. While few will deny that spam is a serious and legitimate problem, the CCC claims the approach taken by CASL will have a detrimental effect on common business practices and legitimate commercial electronic messages. They say that the broad scope of CASL will impact every single business, association, club, charitable organization and foundation

that conducts activities in Canada (with some very narrow exceptions), and that the legislation will impose massive compliance costs on businesses that, in many cases, are ill-equipped to undertake them. Without significant modifications and exceptions, says the CCC, the legislation will impede commercial speech, an essential ingredient of market competitiveness and lead to reduced competition and higher prices. To address the issue the Canadian Chamber has requested that local boards of trade and chambers of commerce write letters to Industry Canada and their local Members of Parliament. While stating their support for government efforts to curb spam, the CCC is calling for legislation that will be more effective while still being conducive to a healthy business environment. According to the Canadian Chamber, the law could come into effect sometime later in 2013. !

Every year many of us automatically deposit as much as we can afford into a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) account. For a large portion of people, RRSPs are a great way to save for retirement – you get a tax deduction now by reducing your current income tax liability while your savings will grow tax free until you withdraw the money. However, if you’re saving for something other than retirement, using a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) on its own or to complement your RRSPs may be the best way to reach your financial goals now and for your future. TFSAs provide easy access to your money. You pay no tax on growth within the account and when money is withdrawn, you do not lose the contribution room. If you expect your income to grow substantially in the future, investing in a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) now and using your RRSP contribution room later in life will have a greater impact. Consider the following benefits from investing in a TFSA: · If you have a pension plan at work, your RRSP contribution room will be limited. Use a TFSA to shelter your savings plan from taxes. · If you’re investing in high risk investments, consider holding these continued from pg. 1

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within your TFSA. Any earnings can be withdrawn tax free. · Borrow against your savings by using your TFSA as loan collateral. · Consider moving non-registered investments into a TFSA to shelter the income from taxes. · Over the age of 71 and can no longer invest in RRSPs? The only age restriction for TFSAs is that you must be over the age of 18 to open an account. · Worried about claw back on your CPP/ OAS? TFSA withdrawals do not affect your retirement income benefits. TFSAs are very effective savings vehicles on their own or in conjunction with your RRSP. Approximately 50% of Canadians have not yet taken advantage of TFSAs, are you one of them? Make the most of your investments. Speak to Gill Sherwood, G&F Financial Group’s North Burnaby Branch Manager, to learn more about increasing your savings potential. Or, call 604-419-8888 to talk to one of our experts about optimizing your investment strategy. !

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Others such as ACT– Autism Community Training installed a vermicomposter for fruit, vegetable, coffee grounds, and tea leaf waste. And then there are those such as Computers for Schools, Eeko Courier, Hemlock Printers, Pacific Blue Cross, Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, and Ritchie Brothers who were ready to take the leap into the Climate Smart workshop which helps businesses measure and reduce their carbon footprint while cutting costs. Whether you’ve fully integrated sustainability into your business strategy or are just starting, drop us a line and let us know what you’re doing and why. We’d love to hear from you. Visit allthingsorganic.com for more information on vermicomposting. Take the Pledge for a Sustainable Community at bbotpledge.ca Share your sustainability story — contact Tessa Vanderkop tessa@bbot.ca !

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30 Giants win on Island 31 Tigers in Select cup SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@burnabynow.com

Burnaby teams sharpen their playoff claws Tom Berridge

sports editor

Jennifer Gauthier/burnaby now

A fresh start: Alex Bohl, in white against Oregon State, opened the Pacific Northwest Collegiate field lacrosse season for SFU with a game-high seven points in a win over Western Washington on Saturday.

Field Clan opens with wins Tom Berridge sports editor

Simon Fraser University opened its Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League season with a pair of wins at home. The Clan club opened Saturday with a 20-7 victory over Western Washington, before com-

ing back to score an 11-8 win over Oregon State on Sunday. Freshman midfielder Alex Bohl showed the way for No. 21-ranked Clan in the conference opener, garnering a game-high seven points, including a pair of goals. Senior attack Colton Dow led all scorers with five goals. In the later game, senior

Eric Ransom led the way with two goals and three assists. Dow also chipped in with four points, including a hat trick. SFU trailed 2-0 after the first quarter and 6-3 at the half, before exploding for six goals to open the third quarter. Sophomore midfielder Sam Clare scored off the opening faceoff. But it took

five unanswered goals in the quarter before SFU took its first lead. The Clan opened the final frame with a pair of goals, extending its scoring run to 7-0 before Oregon State managed a replay. Freshman Chris Pond recorded his first collegiate goal, tallying the 7-7 Lacrosse Page 31

Playoff week in the BurWest district is shaping up to be a dandy. The Burnaby South Rebels wrapped up second place in league play last Thursday with a win over fourth-place New Westminster, but not before learning a valuable lesson. The New West Hyacks surrendered a 24-13 firstquarter lead, but then outscored the Rebels over the next three quarters in a desperate attempt to rally. Grade 11 Rebels guard Taylor Smith got South off to a torrid start, potting 12 of his game-high 27 points in the opening 10 minutes of play. South’s 6-6 Dejan Posavljak got the better of Inderjit Singh, outscoring the Hyacks’ post 20-17 in an entertaining battle between the two big men. Sylvester Appiah led the Hyacks with 20 points, while Rick Maghera had 17 second-half points off the bench, including a pair of three-pointers in the final quarter for New West. “We have to make sure not to let these guys shoot and to keep them off the boards,” said Smith after the game. “But I still think we can correct a bunch of things and get better.” On Friday, the regular

season champion Byrne Creek Bulldogs also learned a lesson in an exhibition matchup against the No. 4-ranked AA St. Thomas More Knights. The No. 10 AAA Bulldogs allowed STM a 125 first-quarter start before turning up the defensive pressure on home court against the Burnaby independent. Thomas Abraham got things started with seven of his team-high 12 points and three steals in the second quarter. Nathal George kept Byrne Creek on the boil in the third quarter, with eight points, as Byrne Creek outscored the Knights 39-21 over the two periods. But, in a similar scenerio to the first quarter, STM outscored the Bulldogs 157 in the final quarter to rally from a 16-point defict to close to within a bucket of the home team on a couple of occasions in the final minutes. Ian Soriano all but settled the outcome with a big three-pointer off an inbounds pass late in the contest. “Our intensity wasn’t that good,” said George after the game. “Never settle for the win, even when you’re up by 20 points because they’re always Hoops Page 30

Clan women upset No. 4 Vikings, but need help to finish first Tom Berridge sports editor

Big games off the bench helped Simon Fraser University pull off a key upset in Great Northwest conference women’s basketball. The Clan avenged an earlier loss to the first-place Western Washington Vikings, turning the tables on the No. 4-ranked NCAA Division II team 74-59 at home on Saturday. Junior guard Marie-Line Petit and senior Carla Wyman had big nights off the bench, scoring 13 points apiece to hand Western Washington its first conference loss and help the varsity Clan move to within a game of the front-running Vikings. Petit was a perfect five-for-five from the floor, including three

from downtown in just 15 minutes of floor time. Katie Lowen led the Clan with 17 points, including four longrange bombs and three-for-four from the charity stripe. Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe and Erin Chambers also scored in double figures for the Clan, netting 11 points apiece. Trailing by six points midway through the first half, Petit scored eight points in a five-minute span to give the home team a lead. The junior guard closed out the first half with a trey and a layup to give Simon Fraser a 3532 lead at halftime. SFU game out guns blazing to open the second half. Kristina Collins, Wyman and Chambers each sunk three-pointers on consecutive trips down the court to

help build a 19-point advantage with eight minutes left to play. But Western Washington rallied, getting the deficit down to just six points, before Lowen drained her fourth three of the night to re-establish a doubledigit lead. The win improved the Clan’s conference record to 10-2, with five games left on the regularseason schedule. “We need to be ready and not rest on any laurels here,” said Clan head coach Bruce Langford in an SFU press release. “We also need Western to lose another game in order for us to finish first, and we would like that.” This week, the Clan women on the road for a pair of games SFU Page 31

Best off the bench:

SFU’s MarieLine Petit was a perfect five-for-five from the floor, including three longrange bombs, in an upset win over Western Washington.

Photo courtesy of Ron Hole/burnaby now


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Giants leave North Island reeling in weekend wake The Northwest Giants continued its dominanceby-committee march through the B.C. major midget hockey league. The Giants knocked off the North Island Silvertips 4-1 on Saturday and an 8-1 on Sunday in a weekend sweep in Nanaimo. Eric Margo had a goal and two assists in Saturday’s win, the club’s 30th this season, while Colton Kerfoot matched his teammate with a similar three-point game in Sunday’s one-sided win. Kerfoot and Jarid Lukosevicius both had a goal and a helper in the opener. Nick Lyons tallied his first two goals of the season in Sunday’s victory. Major Kaila and Margo also chipped in with a goal and an assist. Jackson Cressey had three helpers, including his

30th assist of the year, in the win. Jansen Harkins, David Begert, Trevor McLean, and Zach Landon also scored single goals for the Giants this weekend. Rookie netminder Bo Didur kept his unbeaten record intact for another week, racking up his 19th win without a defeat in Saturday’s win. Liam Smith got the victory on Sunday. The win keeps the Giants eight points ahead of the Cariboo Cougars in the race for first place. Third-place Okanagan Rockets are a full 14 points in arrears with two games in hand on the front-running Giants. Former Burnaby Winter Club product Matthew Barzal leads the scoring race with 97 points, including a league-high 68 assists. Barzal and Cariboo’s

Liam Blackburn share the goal-scoring lead with 29 goals apiece. Barzal is currently averaging more than three points per game in league play for the Northeast Chiefs and is on pace to surpass former Giants’ forward Alex Kerfoot’s 2011 total of 108 points. This weekend, the Chiefs have a home-andhome engagement with the Valley West Hawks, while the Giants are at home to the last-place Kootenay Ice. The Chiefs play the Hawks at Planet Ice in Coquitlam on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 11:45 a.m. GametimesfortheGiants two-game home stand are 7:45 p.m. on Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, both at the Burnaby Winter Club. – tberridge@burnabynow. com

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hungry to come back.” STM head coach Aaron Mitchell also came away with a lesson for his boys. “We can’t have a third quarter like that,” Mitchell said. “I’m proud we battled back, but going forward, we can’t go to sleep for four or five minutes on the clock and hope to get back in it.” The parity between first and fourth in the BurWest should keep fans of the high school game on the edge of their seats when the final-four playoffs tip off at Byrne Creek today (Wednesday) at 5:15 p.m. The banner and Lower Mainland qualifying finals will be played on Friday, beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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

PALM DESERT: 4BDRM/3BTH 73860 White Stone Lane 4 Bdrm, 3 full baths, Pool, Spa, outdoor Grill, in center of Shadow Mountain Golf Course, large yard, 8 citrus trees, great views North & South, all amenities, remodeled with all high end appliances & high quality fixtures, 2 high efficient furnaces & air conditioners, on dead end short street with little traffic & fairways on both sides of home, selling furnished. $795,000. email: amlarson77@gmail.com

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

6020-18

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

5 ACRE DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY IN MAPLE RIDGE potential 43 units. $1,250,000. Vendor can finance. 2 houses, $2400/mo. Also 2.5 acres for $775,000. Call 604-760-3792

BBY S. 1 BR $745, 6187 Kingsway, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi, Now/Mar 1, 604-818-1129 BBY SOUTH 2 BR Apt.adult bldg, no pets Near all amens. Incls heat & hot water, parking, $975. 604-921-1572 or 604-828-9917

TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

6065

Recreation Property

Surrey

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

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

Apt/Condos

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-8905

KING ALBERT COURT Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-863-9980

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

6020-38

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.

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

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 604-798-1258 p15.78@hotmail.com

6050

Out Of Town Property

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

604.444.3000

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

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

BBY E. Newer 1 BR ste, full bath, $700 incls hydro, Feb 15 or Mar 1, no w/d, N/s, N/p. 604-521-1366

CALL 604 715-7764

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

Bayside Properties Services

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

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

WHITGIFT GARDENS

office: 604- 936-3907

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

550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

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

Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, underground parking, close to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall. No Pets.

Office 604-773-6467

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

1-888-495-7106

whitgift@concertproperties.com

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $740/mo Incl heat, h/w, cable & parking. Near Skytrain. Avail March 1. Cats ok! Deposit req’d.

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 2 BR Apartments Available March 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

604 - 941 - 7721

BBY NEAR BCIT 1 person, 1 BR suite, 1 bath, view quiet, share w/d, 1 car carport., ns, np $800 inc heat/hydro. 1-604-820-8664

BBY S. Lrg 1 BR & Den, 950sf, gr lev, own W/D, sep kitch. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt ste, 1200sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196

Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

CALL 604 525-2122

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

BBY N., 3 BR, 2 f/bths, w/d, 1 blk to Holdom Skytrn, $1600 incl util, Mar 1, N/s, N/p. 604-298-0634

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.

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

GARDEN VILLA

BBY N., 2 BR, 1 f/bth, w/d, f/p, cls to 8 Rinks, bus, N/s, N/s, $1,000 incl util, avl now, 604-298-0634

BBY S bright 1 BR g/lvl ste full bath, nr Metro Twn, ns, np. Imed. $690 incls utils. 778-323-4558

Cell: 604 813-8789

office: 604- 936-1225

BBY IMPERIAL & KINGSWAY, Lrg 2 BR g/l ste, pri entry, 1500sf, full kitch, 1.5 baths, own w/d. Near Metrotown & skytrain. Avail Immed. N/P & N/S. 604-436-2970

Call 604-521-2884

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.

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

BBY GEORGIA St, 2 BR bsmt ste, no W/D. $800 incls hydro. Avl Mar 1. NS/NP. 604-454-0058

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

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

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

POCO 3 BR 2 lvl hse, lrg fam rm, 2000 sqft, 2.5 baths, gara, new w/d, n/s, small pet ok, $1850. Avail Mar 1. Refs. 604-836-6736

COQ HOWIE Ave, 1 BR $775 & 1 BR & Den $825. Includes heat. Av now. PET OK. 604-626-6501

CALYPSO COURT

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

COQ NEAR NEW 5 BR hse, 2 lvls, 576 Sunset Ave, garage, 5 baths, 5 appls, flr heat, $2500, fncd yard, nr skytrain & Lougheed Mall, np/ns, Immed. 604-931-5216

BBY Canada Way/Royal Oak. 2 BR gr lev, avail now. $800 incls hydro. NS/NP. 778-847-3525

561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

COQ CENTRAL, 3 BR, 2 bath Upper with view!, Priv 1500sf, lrg rooms, huge covered view deck, sh’d W/D, alarm. $1450 + 2/3 utls. NS/NP. Mar 1. 604-299-5435

320-9th St, New West

BURQUITLAM APTS

Lots & Acreage

Houses - Rent

VILLA MARGARETA

401 Westview St, Coq CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663

6540

COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, No pets. $740. Feb 1. 604-939-9281.

AMBER (W)

Tsawwas.

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

BBY 1 BR very clean & safe, Loughd skytrain, appls, prkg, gym/ sauna, $875. Mar 1. 604-570-0556

6508

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

6030 $749,000 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108

Apt/Condos

1300 King Albert, Coq

MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $999,000. 604 838-8692

6020-32

6508

1 & 2 BR APT, $715 & $815, Port Coquitlam, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

Mission

www.bcforeclosures.com 3 BR home from $10,600 down $980/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

6020-14

Real Estate Investment

90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com

6020-36

6020-08

6052

Real Estate

ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879

2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner.

Houses - Sale

6020-20

3 BR 2 bath twnhse Mariner/ Austin, backs forest, quiet, very priv, view, lam flrs, f/p, newer appls. $365,000 604-771-9136

Port Moody

6020

RENTALS

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6515

Duplexes - Rent

BBY SOUTH Remodelled 3 BR, 2 baths upper duplex, 5 appls, f/p, cls to BCIT & bus, 604-438-8021 COQ, MUNDY PARK, Lrg Clean 3 BR duplex, Avail Feb 15, 2 car prkg, 5 appls, N/S, N/P, $1350 incls utils, Refs. 604-291-2090

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY CENTRAL PARK, 2 BR RANCHER, appls. lrg fncd yd, garage. $1395. 778-320-2863 BBY N view upper 2 BR + Den, 2 ba, share w/d, share utils, np $1300; lower 2 BR $850, np, 121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403 BBY NORTH 3 BR + 1 BR full bsmt, yard, garage, nr schls/SFU & shops 4 appls, $2300. 604-987-0638

COQ. BURKE MTN, 1 BR bsmt, 6 appls, $875/mo incls utils & net, NS/NP. Avail now. 604-474-3709 COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136 N. WEST, 1 BR ste, N/s, N/p, no lndry, $650/mo incls hyd & utils, nr all amens, Mar 1. 604-524-8506

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277 COQ 2 BR twnhse, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $970. 604-939-9281. NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail March 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse $870, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-464-0034

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(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.

604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.ca


HOME SERVICES 8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8015

Appliance Repairs

8130

Handyperson

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

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

8160

Lawn & Garden

Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • A35

8220

Plumbing

SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

8030

Carpentry

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

8055

Cleaning

* HOUSE & Home Cleaning * We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. $25/hr. 604-700-9218

8060

Concrete

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

8073

Drainage

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302

Trim/Prune hedges, rubbish removal, yd clean-up. Free Est, Work Safe BC Ins 604-710-9670

AFFORDABLE MOVING

LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

8240

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

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

Drywall

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

8080

Electrical

FREE ESTIMATES

Excavating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Installation • Refinishing • Repairs ART of HARDWOOD FLOORS 604-240-3344 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

8250

Roofing

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

BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rate. bc.moving@gmail.com

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

I’ll BEAT ALL Competitor Prices! Quality Work. 10% Senior Disc. Free Est. • Marc 778-867-0179

8220

Plumbing

PLUMBING &

DRAIN CLEANING

N 7 Days A Week N Seniors Discounts N Hot Water Tanks N Small Repairs to Renovations N Outside Services, Garburators N Sinks, Faucets, Toilets, Tubs N K?G@MD@F JPBOH@E Q LID A?CC@E Call

Jim

436-1005

Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty

A+

9160

Sports & Imports

Rubbish Removal

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

8309

1995 HONDA Civic LX, aircared, runs great, set of 4 snows & 4 all seasons on rims, Asking $2200. Call 778-960-4673

9160

Sports & Imports

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

9145

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

1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2495. 604-899-6119

9125

Domestic

1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353 1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039

Tiling

Tree Services

2009 FORD Mustang GT, 2 dr, convert, manual/5sp, 4.6L, f/load, only 8K, $28,000, 604-224-3347

$ BEST RATES $

FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem CASH FOR ALL complete cars OPEN 24 hrs incl holidays MIKE 604-872-0109 alexstowingscrapcarpickup.ca

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

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

9110

Collectibles & Classics

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

9129

Luxury Cars

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

1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $5900. 604-723-3654

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,500. 604-591-8566

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

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $23,900. 604-999-4097

Vans

1993 VW EUROVAN. 2nd owner, 7 passenger/bed. Very clean, $3500. 604-945-0376

2004 GMC Safari EXT, 151,368km, custom stereo, pwer steering/windows, cruz, abs, ac, airbags, rear whl drive with traction control, new winter tires, $6995 obo, 604-988-5645

9515

Boats

2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.

2002 NISSAN Maxima SE, only 151,000 km, leather heated seats, sunroof, 4 drs, $6000 OBO, Call 604-785-9314

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155

2004 MAZDA 626, black, leather, auto, ht seats, gd cond, 110k km, aircared. $8000. 604-440-4322

Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks 2005 MAZDA 3 GS auto 88500km, well maint, aircrd, no accidents $8000obo 604-970-0401

1992 JEEP, Only 147k, Cheroke Laredo, 4x4, auto, p/w, p/d, twpd cruise, $2200. 778-893-4866

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

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: jthomson0621@gmail.com 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

9160

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

24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email samishlake@shaw.ca

E

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

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

9173

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

JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067 1990 LX H/B, 5L, 5 spd, newer trans, clutch & newer parts, CD stereo. $2,000. 175k 604-230-6832

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

Scrap Car Removal

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

8315

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270

2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $44,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136

AMG ROOFING & SIDING

8255

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Targa Manual 109,000 kms Amazon blue/tan interior. Second owner, lovingly maintained, all service records/ 11 years. Excellent mechanics and body. Offers considered. $19,900 email: jasonbarton@shaw.ca

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530

2006 BMW 325 130,000 kms, $18,750. manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: arcwood@telus.net.

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

Call for FREE ESTIMATE & WINTER PROMOTION

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

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS

Luxury Cars

1987 PONTIAC FIERO auto, collectors plates, 4 cyl, new brakes, garage kept 169km $3100 604-987-0926

Gutters

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

9129

9130

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

www.affordablemoversbc.com

604

8087

www.RenoRite.com Bath, Kitchens, Suites & More Save Your Dollars! 604-451-0225

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

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

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

Call Prem 604 761-1743

10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721

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

Specialized in Reno’s: ■ Framing ■ Sundecks ■ Stairs ■ Rooms ■ Garages ■ Sheds ■ Bsmts ■ Tiles ■ Vinyl Siding ■ Int/Ext Paint ■ Laminate Floors ■ Fencing ■ Insulation & Stones ■ WCB

Seniors Discount

604-537-4140

Collectibles & Classics

Renovations & Home Improvement

1 to 3 Men

GREENWORX ★ Drainage Sewer & Water, video inspecions & jack hammer 604.782.4322

8075

Moving & Storage

8185

9110

PLUMBER • Reno’s •Rough-ins •Fixtures •H/W Tanks •Gas •Service. ★ 778-227-1119

Timwood Homes LTD

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Fall Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

AUTOMOTIVE

Sports & Imports

1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250

9522

RV’s/Trailers

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP, 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $9500. 604-241-0357 1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $10,000 604-796-2866

2006 NISSAN Ultima, 4dr, 2.5, light green/beige inter, no accident, $6200 obo, 604-219-4156

2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 111,121kms Economical original $39,830. 778-837-1900, $9,695 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

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

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

COZY, NICELY decorated, fully equip, 79 Ford M/H, low kms & hi way usage, $6,500. 778-737-3890

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,350. 604-786-6495 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

COZY, NICELY decorated, fully equip, 79 Ford M/H, low kms & hi way usage, $6,500. 778-737-3890


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Langley Farm Market PRODUCE

STAR RUBY GRAPEFRUIT

LOCAL AMBROSIA APPLE

Product of Florida

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

99¢

2.99

$

/lb

Santa Cruz Spritzer (Assorted) (4x311ml) ........................

Black Tiger Shrimp

2

/ea (2 LB) 21-25..........

Jacob's Crème Crackers

$ 99

/ea

Garlic Herb Bread (500g)................................................

BROCCOLI CROWNS (ASIAN CUT) Product of California ($1.94/kg)

Product of Mexico (2 lb bag)

99¢

$ 99

/lb

MIX COLOUR SWEET PEPPER (H.H.)

Product of Mexico ($2.18/kg)

4

69 ¢

/lb

GAI LAN

(1 LB) 31-40..............

Product of Mexico ($1.52/kg)

78¢

3 FOR

Black Tiger Shrimp

ROMA TOMATO

M E AT

2

/ea

Freybe Oven Roasted Turkey (100g)............. $159

/lb

Chicken Drumsticks

Baby Back Ribs

1299/ea ($8.78 kg) ................... $399/lb G RO C E RY $

(200g)................................

$ 29

88¢

/ea

(Trimmed)

($4.38 kg) ...................

1

$ 99

/lb

Fresh is Best Salsa & Company Spectrum Naturals Tri Color Tortilla Chips Walnut or Almond Oil

99¢/ea (325g)................................... $399/ea BA K E RY

Portuguese Buns

(500g).................................................

1

Apple Streusel Pie

$ 89

DELI

Genoa Salami

(100g)..............................................................

/ea

1

(375ml)............................

$ 19

(550g)................................................

7

$ 99

2

/ea

$ 29

Mozzarella Cheese (100g)................................................................

/ea

1

$ 39

Valid Wed. Feb. 13 - Sun. Feb. 17, 2013 while quantities last

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Burnaby Now February 13 2013