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Top chefs fight hunger Marelle Reid staff reporter
Fighting hunger, one mouth-watering meal at a time. That’s what Burnaby’s top chefs will be doing on April 18 when they get together at the Hilton Vancouver-Metrotown Hotel to serve up some of their best culinary creations for the Empty Bowls event. This bi-annual gala is a fundraiser organized by the Burnaby Empty Bowls committee, which supports programs that help local children and families in need. “It’s just a good way to promote community awareness,” said Hart House executive chef, Alana Peckham. “I really like that there’s something I can do to give back to the community.” Guests will be able to support their community while sampling a range of fine dining options, enjoying some live entertainment and auction items, and go home with complimentary ceramic bowls specially created by local artists. At the last gala event, in 2011, Empty Bowls raised more than $31,000 to fund 21 local community projects, including the school district’s food programs and several other non-profit and service groups. The committee supports local efforts to feed hungry children and families, mostly through school snack programs. Some programs focus on families, teaching parents
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Top chef: Alana Peckham, executive chef at the Hart House restaurant, is getting ready
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how to cook low-cost and nutritious meals. “We hope that with the money that we raise we’re meeting the needs of children and families in the community,” said Gabriella Maio, co-chair of the Empty Bowls
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Public gets say in new secondary suite plan Stefania Seccia staff reporter
The public will soon be able to weigh in on Burnaby’s proposed program to legalize secondary suites. On Monday, Burnaby council approved, in principle, the proposal for a secondary suite program as a basis for public consultation and feedback, according to a planning and building report.
After a lengthy public input process, a secondary suite program could become legalized between February and October 2014. Burnaby has approximately 5,878 unauthorized accessory secondary suites, according to the B.C. Assessment Authority, which “suggests that about one in five of single-family dwellings in the city have a secondary suite.” Currently, the city has 426 in-law suites
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City home to the world leader in quantum computers Stefania Seccia staff reporter
The coldest place in the universe can be found right here in Burnaby. The world’s leader in developing computers that successfully work on quantum mechanical theory, often referred to as the magic of science, is on Still Creek Drive with more than 90 U.S. patents to its name. D-Waves Systems Inc. sold its first computer to Lockheed Martin and in a recent round of investments, got the backing of InQ-Tel, which is a venture-capital company that represents the CIA. Recently, Lockheed Martin announced that it intends to upgrade its D-Waves computer to a commercial scale. D-Waves Systems was founded in 1999 by UBC scientists and has worked its way up to its current 512 quantum-bit (qubit) processor. Each system has a price tag of $10 million, is hundreds of thousands of times faster than a conventional computer and requires a temperature colder than deep space to work. What sets a quantum computer apart from a regular one, besides the fact it’s based on complex theories that occur on an infinitesimal level, is its ability to solve optimization problems. Jeremy Hilton, D-Waves vice-president of processor development, said optimization problems are useful for many things, such as machine learning, cancer detection, radiographs and image-labelling.
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“This technology is very relevant to a lot of the major challenges that humanity is facing right now and will be facing moving forward as technology gets more complex,” Hilton told the Burnaby NOW. “We’re trying to solve ever more complex problems. We believe this is going to be a critical piece of technology that enables us and humanity to be able to solve these kinds of problems.” D-Waves recently worked with Google on a classifier that was able to identify specific objects in an image, known as imagelabelling. “(Computers) think of an image as a set of pixels and … we’re talking about objects which are aggregates of pixels – conveying
to a machine how to do that is a very, very difficult thing,” Hilton said. Google offered up its servers, and with D-Waves’s quantum computer, the classifier was able to pick up specifically on a car in the image. “It was actually quite successful,” Hilton said. “The classifier was slightly better than the normal algorithms that they had used at the time.” It’s something that conventional computers would never be able to do, according to Hilton. “That’s a very hard thing, and machines are terrible at it,” he said. “They don’t work the way our brains do. “Your brain works in this incredible
way to process objects in things that you perceive, and it’s how we’re wired, but computers are terrible at that.” Image-labelling is part of a broader class of machine learning, where machines are able to do what humans can. “And that’s not intelligence per say, but there are elements of processing that are just different from what’s possible right now,” Hilton said. The company developed all of its technology from the ground up – right here in Burnaby. “We’ve come a long way,” Hilton said. For the full feature on D-Waves Systems Inc. go to www.burnabynow.com
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and other provisions of the B.C. Building Code and including secondary suites into the city’s permit, licence and fee systems. “The approach also seeks to help manage the inclusion of complaints, suite size limits, the number of accessory uses, additional parking, payment of utility and other fees, and management of suites where the owner does not reside on the property,” the report states. According to the report, secondary suites in Burnaby are a significant part of the city’s affordable rental housing inventory that would otherwise not exist, “at a 6
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time when property values and rents in the region have ranked the highest in the country.” The city’s current total of non-market housing stock is about 6,175 units. “In the absence of a renewed commitment by senior levels of government to actively encourage development of new affordable rental accommodation, there will be a continued demand and development of additional secondary suites, whether the city legalizes and regulates their construction or not,” the report states. If and when the secondary suites are approved by council, the city will be required to initiate a program to address
the “illegal” or unlawful 5,878 suites that have not received inspection and final approval from the building department that are located in single-family dwellings, according to the report. A secondary suite in a two-family dwelling would continue to be illegal. “The city’s program for enforcing illegal suites will need to be assessed against a number of sometimes competing and conflicting objectives,” the report states. “How passive or active the city chooses to be in pursuing secondary suite legalization will also relate to (several) objectives.” Objectives such as safety standards, financial equity for utility fees and keeping local
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neighbourhood impacts to a minimum. There are 25 individual recommended approaches that could collectively comprise the basis for the city’s first secondary suite program. Since council approved the report, staff is expected to draft a zoning bylaw amendment and and prepare public info displays by the end of May. In May and June, there will be a series of public open houses at major venues in four parts of the city. Staff will report on the results of the open houses in July. For an extended version of this story, go to www.burnabynow.com
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Chefs: Hart House, EBO Restaurant and more involved with fundraiser enough kids go to school with enough to eat.” Jaeger said he likes this style of fundraiser, wherein guests can “graze” rather than have to be committed to arriving at a certain time to sit down to dine. “You can pop in for an hour, have a snack, a glass of wine, maybe bid on auction items, but you’re not committed for your whole evening,” he noted. Jaeger has been on board with the fundraiser since it started in 1999. This year, he will be serving smoked ham hock terrine and fresh pea soup. The menu will also include nori-wrapped
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No real alternative to incineration: Mayor Stefania Seccia staff reporter
Despite a recent report criticizing waste incineration, Mayor Derek Corrigan defends the practice as an optimal alternative to landfills. A study released last week from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and Wilderness Committee stated that waste incineration was not only worse than coal burning and bad for air quality, but it also creates a demand for more waste consumption. Corrigan, also the vicechair of Metro Vancouver’s zero-waste committee, said most people don’t know that Burnaby has had a waste-to-energy incinerator since 1988, which has high environmental standards. “Those of us who have been working on this for many, many years find it frustrating when a group of academics come and simply dismiss all of the work that’s been done,” Corrigan said of the study, Closing the Loop: Reducing Greenhouse Emissions Through Zero Waste in B.C. Burnaby’s waste-toenergy facility has been extremely useful because the alternative would be to put garbage into the landfills, according to Corrigan. “It’s much more severe in a landfill,” he added. “I think everyone world wide agrees on that. It’s been essentially banned in Europe. “I thought the CCPA report was really a polly-
anna approach to leftover waste. reality.” “Even with the He said best rate of recyBurnaby’s incincling in the world erator has been … it’s still going successful in dealto leave us with a ing with the city’s residual (waste),” garbage – by he noted. reaching high Corrigan said a standards of envi100 per cent recyronmental proteccling rate is unretion that has been alistic and unlikely set - and may need to occur any time to be replaced in Derek Corrigan soon. Burnaby mayor the future. Most municipalCorrigan said ities recycle 50 per the best rate of recycling in cent and he said Burnaby the world is at 70 per cent, is trying to set its goal at 70 which means there’s still per cent.
“I just don’t know if there’s any other alternative but to expect some degree of incineration,” Corrigan said. “We do it the cleanest way possible.” According to a Metro Vancouver document about Burnaby’s waste-to-energy facility, it turns about 285,000 tonnes of garbage into steam and electricity. The steam is sold to a paper-recycling facility and the electricity is sold to B.C. Hyrdo, with enough power for 15,000 homes. Metro Vancouver is now looking to develop new
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Sugar pushers surround parents and their children in today’s food marketplaces – and it’s unhealthy for everyone drinks, chocolates and even breakfast Guess how many children between cereals that are loaded with sugar. Pity the ages of two and 17 in B.C. are conthe poor parents stuck in a lineup at a sidered obese? And guess how many are food store with a couple of todconsidered overweight? dlers in tow. It’s like running In B.C. about 51,000 children a gauntlet filled with sweets (seven per cent) are classified Burnaby NOW placed just at a child’s level as obese and an additional 20 to seemingly torture both the per cent are considered overweight. Childhood diabetes is on the rise, child and adult. Who can fault a mom or dad who and one only has to go to a local movie caves when the screaming child can’t be theatre to see why. The vast majority of soothed? children are sugarholics – hooked on soft
Past issues may plague B.C. NDP W
ernor read the Throne Speech. hen the NDP formed But with many of its forestry government during aims accomplished, the environthe 1990s, it found itself constantly on the defensive mental movement has now shifted much of its focus to another when dealing with two major natural resource industry: oil power blocs in this province: the and gas. environmental movement and The NDP is cerdoctors. tainly onside with the And I suspect if enviros on the issue of the party wins the Keith Baldrey the proposed Northern election in May, it Gateway pipeline project. Both may find itself reliving history want the project halted in its with at least one of those two tracks. groups. But things get trickier after The environmental movethat. The environmentalists have ment was a major headache for also targeted the Kinder Morgan the NDP government. The two fought pitched battles over forest pipeline, and are starting a campractices and land-use decisions, paign against increased coal shipments out of the Port of and it’s fair to say the environVancouver. mentalists won a lot more than The NDP has yet to take a they lost. position on either project, but The protests over logging in both are potentially problematic Clayoquot Sound, for example, for the party. gave B.C. an international black Another potential headache eye and the NDP government is fracking, which uses immense was forced to back down and amounts of water and chemicals implement a complete overhaul to free up natural gas deposits of forest practices. The governdeep below the earth’s surface. ment was also pressured into There is a growing movement not approving Alcan’s Kemano by environmentalists to place a II project, and it was forced to moratorium on fracking, but so ban mining and other activities far the party has only agreed to in the Tatshenshini watershed study the issue. in the northwest corner of the This could very well be the province. biggest problem the environEnvironmental protests on mental movement poses for an the legislature’s front lawn were NDP government. commonplace, and one even Party leader Adrian Dix has turned violent when the crowd vowed to stick to policies that broke through legislature security to smash a window in the Doctors Page 7 chamber as the lieutenant-gov-
Kudos to the provincial government leaders who, once again, are trying to help B.C. children achieve a healthy weight. The government announced last week that it was expanding the Childhood Healthy Weights Intervention Initiative with another $2 million (it kicked off in 2011 with $6 million). Although it seems like a pittance compared to how much obesity costs us in medical costs. Obesity-related illnesses cost the British
Columbia health system an estimated $380 million annually. The experts correctly point out that our relationship to food is forged at an early age – they don’t call it comfort food for nothing – and developing better eating habits and choices must start at an early age. So the next time you see a toddler screaming in a food store near the candy aisle, give a thumbs up to the harried parent and put your own soft drinks back.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Fracking posters a problem Dear Editor:
Re: Fracking fight comes to Burnaby, Burnaby NOW, April 3. Does anyone feel that a group of people who vandalize city/government public and private property with their posters should get any respect? The posters are everywhere between MacDonald and Gamma avenues along Hastings Street; put up in such a manner that they are not removable, not to mention the toner used on them will eventually make it down the storm drains and pollute the fish habitat. Plus, the city will have to pay someone to remove them, which will damage the quite recent paint job so
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they will need to be painted again. Who pays for that? I do! There is a pole at the corner of Hastings Street and Willingdon Avenue that is specifically made for posters and not a single one of these was put there. Go figure! I contacted them about this issue and the only response I received was that they hoped I made it to the action. The residents of this community have done a great job keeping the poles nice and clean the past year and single handily this one group has ruined that. Any group that shows such disdain for the community by vandalizing and littering it and then doesn’t even have the fortitude to remove the posters
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Posters all over Heights after the event is not worthy of anyone’s time, regardless of the message they want to get out.
gists spend their careers digging through in every corner of the globe. No matter how hard we all try to reduce, reuse, and recycle we are still going to have some waste; environmentalists have to compromise and accept this fact.
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Zero waste not possible
No brakes on oil tankers
Re: Process is worse than coal burning, Burnaby NOW, April 5. Yes it is true that we over consume and waste too much, and we should all try harder in our efforts to do better. However, it never fails to amaze me how environmentalist overstate their concerns. Firstly, do they really want to repair and reuse old appliances like refrigerators? Recently we replaced our 20-year-old fridge with a new Power Smart one and the savings on our electric bill were simply amazing. B.C. Hydro hauled away the old one for recycling and proper disposal of the refrigerant. Does it make environmental sense to have repaired this old energywasting refrigerator? Secondly, I can see the incinerator in Burnaby from my neighbourhood. The south slope of Burnaby, with its milliondollar homes, is certainly not a low-income neighbourhood. Lastly, this goal of zero waste is completely unreasonable and unattainable. Mankind for tens of thousands of years has produced waste. This is what archaeolo-
There is one more thing I’ve learned about oil tankers. I’ve noticed a tendency on the part of oil industry supporters to overstate the merits of double hulled oil tankers. They often give the impression that two hulls will reduce or prevent spills in the case of collision or grounding. But the fact of the matter is that, by and of themselves, double hulls do not deter oil spills. In much the same way as a car accident, the amount of damage caused by a collision is determined by the force of the impact. As we all know, a low-energy impact will result in a fender bender, while a highenergy impact will do much more damage. The same principle applies to ships. And, yes, an undamaged inner hull can help keep a ship afloat if a low-energy collision causes a breach in the outer hull. However, the higher the energy impact the more likely both hulls will be breached. A major difference between a ship and a car, of course, is that a ship doesn’t have brakes. Bill Brassington, Burnaby
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tially made up of several thousand private business people who are paid with public funds. Getting them to agree internally how to divide up the financial pie is difficult enough, but getting them to agree to reduce their payments is basically impossible. I suspect the NDP will tread carefully when dealing with doctors, and don’t be surprised if they adopt a more conciliatory path than the B.C. Liberals if they win the election. History shows environmentalists and doctors win a lot more battles than they lose with government. Dix and his colleagues should be mindful of that if they win in May, or they’ll suffer some long and never-ending headaches, just as they did in the 1990s.
to wonder whether Dix wants to go through a similar fight with no sign of success on the horizon. If Dix wants an assessment of the folly of taking on the association, he just needs to talk to his health critic, Mike Farnworth, who was the health minister for much of the fighting with the association. He came out of those skirmishes badly bruised and has said the battles simply weren’t worth it. It’s hard for any government to take on the medical profession. For one thing, the general public is far more supportive of doctors (and nurses) than politicians. But there’s another problem for government: the association is not a trade union and therefore doesn’t negotiate as such. The association is essen-
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will allow the party to win re-election, and that means it can’t simply be an anti-development or anti-industry government. And this sets the stage for a potential replay of the fractious 1990s. On the other front, there are talks set for this fall with B.C.’s doctors to allow a “re-opener” on a number of contract issues, not the least of which is financial compensation. The government’s current position is that there has to be some kind of reduction in some areas. That simply isn’t going to wash with the B.C. Medical Association. The NDP government of the 1990s repeatedly clashed with the association over how much doctors should be paid. It lost every battle, and one has
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Shots fired near city park Cayley Dobie staff reporter
Burnaby RCMP found several bullet casings near Central Park after responding to reports of shots fired early Sunday morning. Police received calls around 6 a.m. from residents in the 6300-block of Patterson Avenue, near Willingdon, claiming to have heard gunshots. Cpl. Dave Reid said officers and police dogs searched the area, including part of Central Park, but didn’t find any people
or guns. “There were a couple of cartridge casings found, but nothing that would indicate there was a target of any specific nature,” he said. According to Reid, investigators didn’t turn up anything other than the casings at the scene. He said it’s likely that someone drove up to the park, shot off a few rounds, and drove away. “It kind of looks basically like someone has shot into the bushes, and that can be a variety of things.
Someone’s found a gun at home, and they’ve decided they wanted to try it out so they did it at night, or something along that nature,” he said. While Reid said investigators haven’t found any evidence to suggest this was a targeted shooting, he wants to remind the public that firing a gun is still a criminal offence. “Discharging a weapon is, in itself, a criminal act,” he said. “But there’s nothing to suggest this is associated to any gangs or any criminal activity.”
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New Liberal candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed community and being able to work with government to come up for solutions for staff reporter a unique home-care model we have in our The B.C. Liberal Party has finally province,” he said. announced a candidate for BurnabyKramer has been running his small law Lougheed, the riding held by longtime firm in Vancouver for the past 15 years. Liberal Harry Bloy. “A lot of what I will bring to the table Ken Kramer, a lawyer and founder of is similar to my own career,” he said. “I KMK Law Corporation, will run in the work with folks, I listen to folks. next provincial election in the east … It’s going to be my job to be Burnaby riding. The 2013 provinable to listen to them actively and cial election marks Kramer’s first bring forward their concerns.” foray into politics. Kramer also chairs the Health “This is really new to me,” Ministry’s Emergency Medical Kramer told the NOW. “I’ve had Assistants Licensing Board, a role lots of involvement, as you can he’s stepping away from during see, from a community perspecthe election period, to avoid a tive and more as an advocate for conflict of interest. people with disabilities.” Kramer was born and raised The North Burnaby resiin Vancouver and attended dent was chair of the board Ken Kramer SFU, where he studied business at Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Liberal candidate administration, and UBC, where He has muscular dystrophy himhe earned his law degree. He will self and has been an advocate be officially nominated on April for others with disabilities. Most notably, 14. Kramer spearheaded a push to increase The Burnaby-Lougheed riding is one government funding for home care sup- of two local seats currently held by the port workers while Kevin Falcon was Liberals. In March 2012, Premier Christy health minister. The provincial govern- Clark announced Bloy would not be runment announced a $19-million increase ning again, after he leaked a reporter’s over three years for home support funding emailed media inquiry to a company at to help people with disabilities, thanks to the heart of an investigative series in The Kramer’s advocacy. He also pushed for a Province. system where the funding goes to the perKramer indicated he was unaware of son with disabilities, so he or she can hire Bloy’s track record. their own support workers, rather than “I don’t know the history to be honest,” the government handling the process. he said. “I’ve only been advised, and I’ve “That’s really what spurred all this. I’ve obviously had discussions with Harry, and had some real success in working for the I know he’s looking at new ventures.”
In accordance with Section 99 of the Community Charter Notice is hereby given of the Annual Meeting of the Council of the City of Burnaby. The City of Burnaby 2012 Financial Statements will be presented to Burnaby City Council at the Annual meeting to be held on: Monday, 2013 April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers Burnaby City Hall 4949 Canada Way Burnaby, B.C. Copies of the Financial Statements will be available for inspection by the public in the Finance Department, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C. during regular business hours, from 2013 April 8th to 2013 April 22nd.
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Joe’s Table – a dad’s dream for his son site, www.posAbilities.ca. Along with posAbilities, Joe’s Table will also find employees through Bethesda Parents’ Society, which was founded by Chung’s wife, Stephanie. Stefania Seccia “Generally, kids with autism, they’re staff reporter not aware of their surroundings,” he said. “Hi, how are you? My name is Joseph. “So the one, we found, who suffers a lot is not really the kid, but is the mother and What is your name?” This warm welcome greets you at the father. The parents. So my wife started this door of a new café in South Burnaby – Bethesda group for mothers with children unfortunately not by the late Joseph Chung with different abilities (10 years ago).” The idea for the café started in January himself, but by his catchphrase written on 2012, but plans were tragically interrupted the wall to keep his memory alive. The café Joe’s Table was an effort to when Joseph died from complications after employ Peter Chung’s, the café’s owner, suffering a seizure while swimming. “We’ve been planning this before my son who had multiple disabilities, including autism and epilepsy. It had a soft son went to heaven,” he said. “I never thought that this would be opening March 20 and will in his memory. We thought now staff others with different “I think he’s he’d be working here, standabilities. ing here greeting people.” “We were looking for a job looking down Chung said it’s been diffor him and the only job we right now, and ficult to complete the project could get was working in the he’s very happy without his son, Joe. stock room or probably a jani“You’ll do anything for tor,” Chung said. “But my son, to see this come your children,” he said. “It and a lot of autistic children, to fruition… It’s is really hard to accept in the love to talk to people. So, we said, ‘Well, if we start the cofbeen six months beginning.” Joe was three years old fee shop maybe my son can be and five days when his parents took him a greeter.’” The new café opened on since he went to to the doctor for tests. They discovered he had autism and 5021 Kingsway Ave., which heaven.” also suffered from epilepsy. sits in the same building as the “That was a shock to us,” CDI Burnaby location. Chung PETER CHUNG Chung said. “It took a long is the chair of the Emanata Joseph’s father time for us to get over that.” Group, which runs private As a Christian famcareer colleges such as CDI. The grand opening is expected in one ily, Chung said he and his wife dedicated month when all staff members will be Joseph, the eldest of their four other children, when he was born to become a mistrained and ready to work at Joe’s Table. “I think he’ll be very, very happy,” said sionary. He said they were devastated when Chung, when asked what Joe’s reaction would have been to the café. “I think he’s their dreams of Joseph being a missionary looking down right now, and he’s very ended when he was diagnosed. “And then later on, we realized he’s a happy to see this come to fruition. I mean, I see my son. You may not see him, but I missionary to our family,” Chung said. see him looking at me, smiling. It’s been “If I didn’t have Joseph, I wouldn’t know six months and five days since he went to anything about autism. I wouldn’t know anything about kids with epilepsy. Nor heaven.” To employ those with different abilities, would I have the understanding of what Chung said he’s worked with the agen- the parents go through. “I figured God sent him to our family. cy posAbilities, which assists those with developmental disabilities “by partnering He’s teaching us to care for other people, with the community to provide a compre- not just people in the mainstream, but hensive range of person-centred services people who have needs.” The café will employ about 20 people for individuals and the families who care for them,” according to the agency’s web- and 10 to 20 per cent of the staff will have
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Honouring Joe: Peter Chung, owner of Joe’s Table, is planning a grand opening of his café in one month.
different abilities, according to Chung. “They’ll be making waffles, making coffees,” he said. “The kind of coffee machine we have is very automated. Autistic children (are) very good at repetition.” The café offers an assortment of different drinks and desserts, which are made by the seniors of a seniors’ home in Surrey, which Chung owns. There’s also a spot along the windows dedicated for community members to sit and speak with one another, just as Joseph would have done. “When people come for sympathy, it doesn’t last too long. I want them to come for value,” Chung said. “I want them to say, ‘this is great coffee.’ We want to show them that people with different abilities can make good coffee too.” Although Joseph won’t be a physical part of the café as he was originally intended to be, Chung says his spirit lives on through their shop. He intends to open more locations throughout the Lower Mainland. Chung recalled a memory of his late son when the family attended an event for
the non-profit organization, Community of Hope. “And my son was missing,” Chung said. “So, we were looking for him and he was talking to a homeless guy sitting in the corner. He was telling him, ‘Hi, my name is Joseph. What is your name?’ “This guy just got startled … he was looking at him and Joseph kept insisting for his name, and that brought a big smile on the guy. That’s a great way of showing some love in this world.” Joe’s Table is also looking for artists with different abilities to exhibit their work at a dedicated gallery space in the café. For more information, contact Yul Kim at yul. firstname.lastname@example.org. “Maybe that was the work he had to do while he’s on this Earth,” Chung said. “Just to set up something like this, maybe we could help people with different abilities.”
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he Chinese Taoism Kuan Kung Association and the Tian-Jin Temple in Burnaby are hosting an anniversary celebration and cultural festival on April 13 and 14. “It’s pretty open, anybody can just drop in,” said Jeff Yu, the temple’s operations coordinator. “It’s going to be lots of fun, lots of great food, lots of great shows, and everybody is welcome.” The Tian-Jin Cultural Festival promotes traditional Chinese culture, but there will be music, art and food from a number of other cultures. There will also be an indoor play area for families, a bouncy castle and a licensed chiropractor to assess children’s bone growth for free. There will be a Shaolin Kung Fu performance, traditional Chinese street food, face-painting and a balloon artist. The Taoist temple,
situated in a renovated Anglican church, is at 3426 Smith Ave. The celebration marks the temple’s one-year anniversary at that location. The event is Saturday, April 13 and Sunday April 14, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.tianjintemple.org.
The City of Burnaby is hosting a series of invasive species workshops for gardeners. Invasive species are any plants that are not native to the area. They can quickly take over gardens and parks, crowding out and choking native plants. Workshops are $5 per person and held at the Shadbolt Centre, at 6450 Deer Lake Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon. Register by visiting the city’s website at Burnaby.ca/webreg. The first workshop, on Sunday, April 14, is presented by the Invasive Plant Council of Metro Vancouver. Participants will learn how to identify and manage typical invasive plants in Burnaby. The second workshop, on Sunday, April 21, is on removing and controlling invasive species in your
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Fiancé completely wrong about cruise control CLICK & CLACK TALK CARS Ray & Tom Magliozzi
Dear Tom and Ray: I have an issue. OK, not so much an issue, more of an argument between me and my fiancé. I just bought a 2008 Dodge Caliber. My new toy has everything I love, includ-
ing cruise control. I do a lot of highway travelling, and I love my cruise control. My fiancé says it’s no good that I use cruise control all the time, and that it’s bad for the engine or transmission. Is he right? Is using my cruise control too often bad for my car – will I break my cruise control if I use it too much? If so, why, and when should one use cruise control? Love you guys! – Sara RAY: If you think of the engagement period as a
sort of test drive, Sara, your fiancé just backed into a tree. TOM: He doesn’t have half a leg to stand on here. Using the cruise control won’t wear anything out. In fact, because it helps you maintain a constant speed, it actually prevents a certain amount of wear and tear that comes from accelerating and decelerating more frequently. RAY: The engine and transmission couldn’t care less whether the electronic inputs are coming from your right foot or the
cruise control system. And neither should your fiancé. So tell him if he doesn’t offer more fact-based advice in the future, he’s going to lose his male automotive-pontificating privileges for the duration of the marriage. TOM: Plus, highway driving is exactly the time you DO want to use cruise control – when you’re maintaining a constant speed for a long period of time, when traffic is thin and moving predictably, and when there are few unexpected obstacles that
get in your way (like pedestrians, bicyclists, crossing traffic or aggressive squeegee guys.) RAY: The time you don’t want to use cruise control is in dense traffic, or in stop-and-go traffic, where you could be expected to have to slow down or stop frequently or unexpectedly. But even that’s a safety issue, not a wear-and-tear issue. TOM: Right. In the old days, the cruise control used a separate cable that physically moved the throttle. So there were a
few small parts that could wear out over time back then. But cars don’t have throttle cables anymore. Everything’s done electronically, through the computer. So there’s nothing to wear out, Sara. RAY: So, suggest that the future hubby concede defeat on this one. And if he tries to argue he’s still right because you’re going to use up your lifetime allotment of electrons, run. Got a question about cars? Write Click and Clack by visiting the Car Talk website at www.cartalk.com.
Big, beautiful wheel rims expensive to maintain vehicle are even more. It gets even weirder when your car has different tire sizes front and back and they happen to be directional (they can then only be rotated
side-to-side and must be removed from the wheels to do so). In extreme cases, each tire is a separate part number for the car. Then, of course, there’s living with those beauti-
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respect for the road, as in every pothole, every piece of broken pavement and bridge expansion joint. Your first realization of this comes rather quickly
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eautiful vehicle lines can be ruined by three things, in my book: paint colour; vehicle stance (ride height); and wheel size/design. That last one is make or break for me, actually. The wheels have to be the right design, finished properly and sized right for the vehicle. And that usually means bigger is better. It sounds great and all, but is there a downside? Well, only if you’re blinded by the bling. There are about 250 separate and distinct vehicle models out there. Now, each of those 250 models arrives in an average of about three trim levels, for a total of about 750. And, each of those trim levels is usually offered with its very own set of specific wheels and tires. The average wheel diameter is in the 17-inch range. It many cases you’ll see 18- and 19-inch wheels. All that shiny metal sure fills out the wheel wells. Ask anyone: the bigger the wheels, the more we want them. So, now that you have them, there’s a little math to consider: the replacement price for those bigdiameter low-profile tires. Just so you know, these aren’t $79 each, the price
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Rims: Can be worth extra expense If you live in a climate where it snows even one day of the year, and you order once you’re parked on the side of the road the big wheels and the accompanying with a bent (or broken) rim and a flat tire “performance” tires (which roughly transto match. lated means “summer” tires), it will most Yes, that short sidewall likely be suggested that you height doesn’t provide much purchase a second set of win“Most would cushion from poorly mainter-specific tires. Wide summer tained/abused roads. tires and even a skiff of snow agree that a It’s difficult enough navican be a lethal combination, so crummy (small) be sure to check what you’re gating busy traffic without having to worry about every set of wheels can getting into. little crack in the road. Cosmetically, if you live wreck the look The next surprise is the in a salt-/rust-belt area, those wear. It’s unlikely that you’ll beautiful chrome wheels won’t of an otherwise get 70,000 kilometres – or look that way in the spring. beautiful care as even 30,000 kilometres – out Buying a set of black steel much as a good wheels to affix the new winter of a set of high-performance low-profile tires. The reason (big) set of wheels tires is a good idea, but, chais that the rubber is softer so ching, part of the additional can make it.” they grip better. But, as you’re expense associated with the already surmising, softer rubextra expense of owning a set COURTNEY HANSEN ber scuffs off the tire quicker. of big, beautiful wheels. columnist Why do tires that cost This column is not a knock twice as much last half as against them. Most would long? Because, of course, you’re not buyagree that a crummy (small) set of wheels ing durability, you’re buying performance can wreck the look of an otherwise beautiand when it comes to tires – with very few ful car as much as a good (big) set of exceptions – one is given as a direct tradewheels can make it. There’s just a little off for the other. math you need be aware of before diving Be sure to check the tread-wear rating in. of those big tires, otherwise you might end up with an equally big surprise (four new Courtney Hansen is the author of The 19-inch tires) well before you expect it. Garage Girl’s Guide to Everything You Need to The last piece of math involves foreKnow About Your Car, the host of Spike TV’s sight, as in a lack of it will always cost you PowerBlock and a writer with Wheelbase more. Communications. continued from page 16
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Hospital Foundation, Ava Vanderstarren, modelling diamond jewelry by Dallany Jewellery Design, to be auctioned at the May 4 Diamonds In The Sky gala, Cheryl Carline, president of the Burnaby Hospital Foundation, and Ken Luong, owner of Dallany Jewellery Design, at The Pear Tree restaurant on April 8. community,” said Cheryl Carline, CEO Marelle Reid and president of the Burnaby Hospital staff reporter Foundation. “That makes the foundation’s On Monday, April 8, the Pear Tree job that much easier, because we’re in restaurant in The Heights was filled with business to ensure that the hospital gets celebratory chatter about the upcoming the equipment that it so desperately needs to do the best that it can.” 60-year anniversary celebration for FOR MORE The gala will be held on May 4 at Burnaby Hospital. 6 p.m. at The Engineer’s auditorium About 30 people – members of PHOTOS SCAN WITH at 4333 Ledger Ave. in Burnaby. the hospital foundation team, trustHighlights of the event will ees, hospital staff and members of include cocktails, dinner and aucthe media – gathered for the twotion, with music by Juno Awardhour pre-event social to mark 60 winning Sassabrass. The MC for years of health care provided by the the evening will be Wayne Cox, local hospital. All proceeds from the May 4 Diamonds formerly with Global B.C. Tickets are $250 in the Sky gala will go towards the pur- and can be purchased online at www. chase of high-priority medical equipment. bhfoundation.ca/events/gala. For more information about the event, “One thing I have found at Burnaby Hospital is that there’s a great sense of call 604-431-2881.
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ome parents don’t listen to their children unless they’re misbehaving, but wise parents are proactive and involved; they know what their kids are up to, especially when they’re quiet. This is something we all know, but when we’re putting out fires at work, we may neglect other important areas of our lives.
Our personal health is one of those areas. A lot of people don’t think about their health until something goes wrong. Even then, they may neglect the body’s messages: poor sleep, chronic tiredness, nagging aches and changes in the bodily functions they take for granted. But health isn’t defined as the absence of disease and good health care is not just the treatment of illness. I define health as the optimal balance of the important areas of your life and achieving your positive potential in each of those areas.
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my family and social life. I have chosen three or four goals for each sphere, and I use them as guideposts. My goals for my family are to spend enough time and attention with my spouse and children, to nurture each relationship and to maintain a loving and supportive home. To attend to your health and to find balance in your life, you can’t afford to wait until your next vacation or serious illness. You can’t wait for a quieter time to start eating healthier meals, catching up on sleep, cutting down on alcohol, quitting smoking or starting an exercise program. You have to recog-
nize the priorities in your life and add them to your schedule until healthier living becomes a routine. I get to bed by 9:30 p.m. to wake up each day at 5 a.m. I’ll swim 80 lengths at the pool and be back home in time to have breakfast with my family and drive my daughter to school. During a busy day, I schedule time for a healthy lunch and a shorter rest break during the morning and the afternoon. A healthy life balance doesn’t come naturally. Our lives are in constant motion and change is inevitable, but to be at our best we should strive for that dynamic balance.
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B.C. teens ring in first-ever gold Tom Berridge sports editor
Team B.C. avenged its only two losses to come back and win the province’s first-ever under16 title at the Canadian Ringette Championships in Fredericton, N.B. The Lower Mainland reps, including New Westminster defender Hailey Valancius, doubled Alberta champion Calgary Strive 8-4 in the gold-medal final on Saturday. Ingrid Bakke of Delta scored two first-period goals, including the eventual game-winner, as B.C. dominated the first half 6-1. Burnaby/New Westminster association product Lauren Watson scored a goal and drew an assist on Bakke’s gamewinning tally. Dana Dunstan of Surrey also scored a pair of goals for B.C. Second team all-star goalie Sarah MacDonald of Langley made 32 saves in goal for the winners. Rachel Gauthier of Langley and first team allstar Arisa Cadeau of Delta chipped in with four and three points, respectively. “It was just like, ‘Wow, we actually did this.’ What we worked for all year came down to this,” said Valancius, who was honoured as the team’s flag bearer at the event. “A lot of the girls were crying. It was thrilling.” In the semifinals, B.C. avenged its only other defeat, beating Ontario
early on a tap-in by David Begert following a pass through the crease by Major Kaila. Red Deer got the go-ahead marker midway through the third on a deflected shot from the point from Jordan Steenbergen. “Everyone battled their heads off. It all came down to a couple of bounces,” said Smith after the game. “It was so close. “I’m overwhelmed. It’s just hard to believe (it’s over). We battled so hard, as hard as we could, and it came down to the little things – one bad bounce and that was it.” First-year head coach Clint Thornton said it was an “emotional time. “ “It wasn’t so much losing the Giants Page 22
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The first time: Burnaby/New Westminster ringette players Hailey Valancius, left, and Lauren Watson display B.C.’s first-ever under-16 national banner. Earlier in the roundrobin championship, B.C.’s only losses were a 4-3 overtime loss to Strive on April 1 and a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Guelph the
following day. The loss to Strive was the second this season for the Lower Mainland girls. “We were pretty bummed about it because
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Proud Giants edged on trail to Telus Cup Tom Berridge sports editor
The Northwest Giants were one goal and mere seconds away from a possible berth at the Telus Cup. But chance proved not to be the friend of the six-time major midget champions following a 32 loss to the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs at the Burnaby Winter Club on Sunday. The Chiefs came back from a 4-3 overtime loss in the opening game of the best-of-three Pacific regional championship series and then forced a Game 3 tiebreaker with a 3-2 win in double overtime at the winter club on Saturday. “I’m disappointed. We worked so hard for it all year and we just came up short,” said New Westminster forward Brandon Del
Grosso, who backhanded a shot not be faulted on the game-winner on goal in the final seconds that by Ryker Leer, who spun around Anthony Conti banged at repeat- in the faceoff circle and wristed a edly but could not get by Alberta high shot by the screened 17-yearkeeper Matt Zentner. old goalie. The regional win was Jackson Cressey struck the third in four years FOR MORE first for the Giants in the for the Red Deer squad. PHOTOS Sunday decider, but Red The Giants defeated the SCAN WITH Deer equalized later in the Alberta champs in two first period on Smith, who straight games in 2011. got his second straight Del Grosso scored the start in goal. OT winner from Sam The Chiefs then took a Curleigh on Friday night 2-1 lead in the final secafter the Giants scored onds of the middle frame three third-period markwhen a defensive turnover ers. led to a shot by Red Deer callup On Saturday, Conti forced extra Chase Olson that glanced off the time with a late third-period coun- stick of a Giants defenceman and ter, tying the contest 3-3 despite into an open net. the Giants being outshot by a 47In the final period, the Giants 20 margin in the game. showed the heart they’ve disLiam Smith of Burnaby could played all season, tying the score
St. Thomas More Collegiate’s Darthe Capellan won a gold medal at 50 kilograms at the Canadian juvenile wrestling championships in Saskatoon this weekend. Capellan, this year’s silver medallist at the B.C. high school championships, avenged that loss with a 6-1 win over provincial champion Dave Sharma in the national boys’ final. The 5-5 Grade 11 grappler had a long road to the juvenile final, winning four straight bouts before meeting Sharma in a second straight gold-medal final. Capellan advanced to the final following a 6-3 win over former Pan Am champion Tarin MacFayden of Tsunami in the semifinal. “From the provincials, it was motivation to win this time,” said Capellan. “I just wanted it really badly, and I guess I got it.” In the quarter-finals, Capellan edged Vancouver Island wrestler Mike Herman of Campbell River 7-4. Capellan also scored shutout wins in the opening bouts over two other wrestlers, blanking Roland Booth of the junior Dinos 14-0 after opening the competitive division with an 80 victory over Ligrit Sadiku of the Wolfpack. On the Sunday, Capellan qualified for the junior world championships in Serbia this summer, following a win in the FILA tournament. “I really worked hard for this. I was really happy,” Capellan said. “It was really surprising actually, but I believed in myself and I had the outcome I wanted.” STM’s Kevin Marshall placed second in the cadet 85 kg FILA trials. Three other STM students placed in the top five in girls’ cadet and juvenile divisions. Anna Benevoli finished fourth in the juvenile girls’ 70 kg weight class. Clarisse Dos Santos and Livleen Sidhu both placed fifth in their respective, juvenile 46 kg and cadet 65
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champ Guelph Predators 2-0 on goals by Cadeau and Watson. MacDonald registered the shutout, stopping all 42 shots fired her way.
we lost to them in (at an earlier tournament) in Ottawa. When we did lose, we didn’t know how the rest of the tournament was going to go,” Valancius said, adding the team questioned whether they wanted to win as much as they said they did. The girls decided to do some soul searching and got together before each game – kept positive and resolved to stick with their checks. It worked. B.C. knocked off the Central Alberta Sting 6-2 the following day and finished off the round-robin on a 4-0 run. “We stayed focused and knew what we wanted now. We wanted to go to the finals and win it,” Valancius added. B.C. advanced past the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Alberta No. 2 Calgary C.R.E.W. MacDonald was again the difference, stopping all 32 Calgary shots on goal. B.C. finished the preliminary round with a record of 5-2, including 37 goals for and just 16 against. In the championship round, B.C. kept its winning streak alive, outscoring the remaining three teams by a combined 12-4 score. “It actually feels real cool. Now the younger kids know they can do it too, since we did it first,” Valancius said. The Lower Mainland u19 team, including Burnaby
Burnaby grapplers medal at nationals
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Field player nears second career mark
Burnaby athletes get high marks in Prince George Tom Berridge
Itzia San Roman of Burnaby won a silver medal at the B.C. gymnastics championships in Prince George this weekend. The Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics athlete finished in the top five in all four individual disciplines to post a second-best allaround score of 50.100 in the girls’ national open category. Ashlynn Skulstad of Twisters Gymnastics in Abbotsford won the open all-around with a 51.250 total score. San Roman placed third in the vault with a 13.700 score and third on floor exercises with a 13.650 total. She also tied for third on the uneven bars. On the balance beam, San Roman tied for fifth place. Burnaby Central student Taylor Oakley placed first in floor exercises and finished fourth in the national open all-around. Oakley tied Skulstad on the floor with a 13.800 score to help garner an all-around total of 48.000. Oakley also tied for fifth on the vault with a 13.500 score. Burnaby’s Sofia Savkovic, who trains with TAG Sport Centre in Port Coquitlam, was seventh in
the vault behind Oakley to place eighth in the national open all-around. Savkovic’s best event was a fifth-place 12.850 score on floor. She also placed sixth on bars and seventh on vault. Emma Crooks of Wings Gymnastics Society won the vault in the girls’ P2 open, posting a categoryhigh 12.850 score. Crooks placed fourth all-around with a 47.950 score behind second champion Katrina Penner-Loat of Twisters. The Cameron centre product also tied for fourth on floor and seventh on balance beam. Another Wings gymnast, Savana Fogh, picked up first-place on the beam, scoring 12.900 in the P2 open. Fogh placed 12th overall in the all-around. In the P3 novice category, Alora Jones of Wings tied for fouth in the allaround with Kylee Dyck of Glacier, both with 47.800 totals. Cheska Quejado of Phoenix won the novice allaround with a 49.650 score. Jones was fourth on the beam and fifth on both bars and vault. Raquel Slotten of Wings placed eighth overall in the P3 open division. Slotten was runner-up on bars, scoring 12.350. She also finished top 10 on both floor and beam.
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kg divisions. Former national cadet champion Melvin Arciaga won a second-place medal at 54 kg in the juvenile boys’ final following a narrow 3-1 loss to Sam Jagas of Matmen.The Burnaby South student defeated Jesse Wagner of Alberni 9-1 in the semifinals. Arciaga also posted shutout wins over Harkaran Basra and Chase Drysdale. Jimmy Sidhu of South won a bronze medal with a 6-1 win over semifinalist Joe Migie of Grant Park in the cadet 85 kg class. Gagan Sohol finished sixth in the cadet boys’ 100 kg class. Burnaby Mountain Secondary’s Kevin Joyal-Hutchings was eighth in the juvenile 100 kg and fourth in GrecoRoman.
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defender Danielle Wall and New Westminster keeper Tara Stevens, finished third in its pool and did not advance to the championship round. Ontario champ Nepean Ravens defeated the Winnipeg Magic 5-4 in the u-19 gold-medal final. In the National Ringette League final, Calgary RATH upset unbeaten Prairie Fire 6-5 in overtime. Defending NRL champion B.C. Thunder finished the round-robin in a three-way tie for third place, but lost a mini game 1-0 to eventual bronze medallist Cambridge, Ont. Salla Kyhala was named a first team all-star.
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Holding the fort: Red Deer’s Matt Zentner backstopped the Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the Northwest Giants at the Pacific region midget championships.
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game, as it was more we weren’t going to practice this week, and I wouldn’t be stepping on the ice with these 20 individuals,” said Thornton. “As a coach, I couldn’t be prouder of these 20 players
I picked at the beginning of the year. It’s a coach’s dream to have players like that who compete as hard as they did.” With the win, Red Deer will represent the Pacific region at the Telus Cup in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. from April 22 to 28.
Riley Loewen tallied seven points to move to within 10 points of second place in all-time Limestone College total points. The fourth-year senior attack scored a game-high five goals to give the No. 3-ranked NCAA Division II Limestone Saints a 1210 victory over Belmont Abbey in a Conference Carolinas field lacrosse matchup in Gaffney, South Carolina on Saturday. Loewen, who became the school’s all-time leading goal scorer with 162 markers last week, registered his 238th point in the win over Belmont Abbey.
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Daniel Spagnuolo and long pole Bradley Breadon of Burnaby were both named to the final roster of the under-19 Team B.C. field lacrosse team. Team B.C. will compete at the Canadian championships over the Labour Day long weekend in Quebec.
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Players 5 years old (U6) to 17 Years old (U18) can register today online at www.sbmcsoccer.net or in person on June 20, 2013 from 6 to 8pm at the south end of the Bonsor Rec Center for the 2013/2014 Soccer Season. Soccer Registration Fee includes a Soccer Uniform, Team and Player photo and our Soccer Skills Development
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All players from U11 to U18 must attend tryouts to be placed on a Gold, Silver or Tier 1 Team. South Burnaby Metro Club has the largest and most successful Divisional Soccer Program in Burnaby with 30 Teams from U11 to U18 playing at every calibre of play. As a result of our Soccer Skills Development Program, many of our Divisional teams are successful in the District Cup, Coastal Cup and Provincial Cup.
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CROSS LAB pups brown and black. Ready end of April, farm raised $400. 604-824-5584 Chwk
MIN PIN P/B PUPS, 3 fem, 1 male, blk & tan, puppy pkg & vet checked. very cuddly. $700. 604-719-4404
MAPLE RIDGE Self Board Dry clean HORSE stall on 1.5 acre field, $150/mo. Or/With Bach ste = $700 incls utls. 604-761-6935
CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
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HAVANESE X Maltese Nov 22, 2012 White & Beige Male Pups. Dewormed. First Shots. Asking $500. 604-582-9911. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF DUNCAN ANTHONY STACEY, DECEASED formerly of #409-845 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC, V3L 2C2 Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Duncan Anthony Stacey are herby required to send full particulars of such claim to the Executrix, c/o Campbell Froh May & Rice LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 200-5611 Cooney Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 3J6 on or before the 6th day of May, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received. Hannah Ward Executrix
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
Houses - Sale
Houses - Sale
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
Re: Estate of Randolf Walter Geis formerly of 602 - 4960 Sanders Street, Burnaby, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor at 301 - 1665 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2B3, on or before May 10, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. Evelyn Mae Appleton Executor by PUSHOR MITCHELL LLP Lawyers Attention: JONI D. METHERELL telephone: (250) 762-2108
Vancouver East Side
★NEW PRICE $289,900★ 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Call to view 604 220-9188 Pat @ Sutton WestCoast
S. Surrey/ White Rock
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
For Sale by Owner
5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
Houses - Sale
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
SURREY 2 4615sf NEW RF12 building lots, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637
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
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $399,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,050,000. 604 838-8692
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
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
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Lots & Acreage
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS
$739,900 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
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NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • A25
OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $375K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $698,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
Real Estate Investment
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
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
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A26 • Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • Burnaby NOW
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $30,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $800. Avail Now. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882 BBY, Lougheed Mall. Close to skytrain, shops & amens, SFU. 1 BR + Den, f/p, lrg balcony, storage, u/grd prkg, laminate kitchen, ss appls, inste W/D, free hot/water. N/S. Sm pet ok. Lease/ Refs. Avail now. $1050. Dean • 604-540-2787 or cel • 604-720-3251 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
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720, 2 BR $820. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935 COQ PRESTIGIOUS; WESTWOOD PLATEAU, BRAND NEW not your average apt but a luxurious 1200 sqft living space. 2 BR, 2 baths, F/P, covered patio, h/w flrs, kitchen is fully loaded with high end appls, solid granite counter tops, enste w/d. Close to to shops, bus, schools, golf, Avail May 1. $1550. 604-469-6990 NEW WEST Huge bright fullly reno Bach, 1 BR (like new), 2 BR. Avail now. Nr college/mall. N/P. Refs/emp confirm. 778-980-4178
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
BBY, EDMONDS Town Ctr, lrg newly reno’d 1 BR, avail now, N/s, N/p, $1095/mo, refs. 604-439-1110 or 604-454-4070.
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 & 2 BEDROOM $925 & $1300. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391 1 BR’s $925-$950 604-420-8715, 604-221-7720 2 BR’s $1250-$1350 604-221-7720, 604-420-6507 Cameron St, Bby, great location! Lougheed mall, Rec center, schools & transit. Available Now www.lougheedproperties.com
BALMORAL STREET Suites Available
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
815 - 5th Ave, New West 1 BR apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866
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- 936-3907
Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604-939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.
604-939-4903 778- 229-1358
2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 3 BR Apartment Available May 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
M. RIDGE dwntwn Urbano Complex, 2 br, 2 ba, inste w/d, f/p, 2 ug prkg, nr amen, deck, n/s, n/p, Apr 15. $1100+ utils. Refs. 512-8725 NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. $250 MOVE-IN BONUS. From $825 $1,175. Call (604) 724-8353. NEW WEST very lge quiet 1BR apt, h/w flrs, nr shops/bus, ns, np. $850. Apr 1/Jun 1. 604-524-4775
KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764
Bayside Properties Services
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!
office: 604-463-0857 cell: 604-375-1768
NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $745/mo
Incls heat, hot water, cable & parking. Near schools, shops, bus & Sky train. Avail March 1. Cats ok! Deposit req’d. Call 604-521-2884”
1010 6th Ave, New West Suites Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034
Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
1985 Woodway Place & 5051 Lougheed Highway Spacious suites with large windows and open balconies 1 Bedroom + Den from $1220 2 Bedroom from $1205 Heat/HW Incl., Outdoor Pool Near SkyTrain No Pets
Call 604.293.2239 www.austeville.com
ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276
550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.
COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277
(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
115 PLACE CO-OP Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre
Accepting applications for waiting list for Bach, 1BR, 1BR & Den & 2BR’s Very reasonable unit fees. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room & workshop. No pets. Participation mandatory, $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee
Call 604- 421-1222
WIT’S END HOUSING CO-OP
(1592 S.W. Marine Dr, Vanc.) Marpole Area. Now accepting applications for a 2 BR Unit in a family oriented complex. • Close to bus and all amenities. • Rent $966 • Shares $1900 • Sorry no dogs allowed (unless registered working dogs). • Min 2 indoor cats allowed. To apply please email: email@example.com Or mail: Box 409 - 1592 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver V6P 6M1
BBY S. 3 BR house with full bsmnt, $1700 + utils, avail May 1, N/s, 1 cat or sm dog is ok. 604-523-5625 or 604-551-3289 BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2200. Avail May 1. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960 COQ 2 BR bsmt ste, incls utils, hydro & cbl, n/p, n/s, $980. w/d, Avail Now. 604-931-5216
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.
BBY 2 BR bsmt ste, nr Can Way/ Edmonds, shr w/d, nr schls/amen. $950. Avail May 1. 604-431-4101 BBY E g/lvl 1 BR suite $800 & 2 BR $1150. 9’ ceilings, w/d, fenced yard, incls utils, nr amens/bus, n/s n/p. Avail now. 604-773-5507 BBY EAST 2 BR, nr Highgate mall & skytrain, $1000 incls utils, no w/d, May 1. n/s, n/p, 604-767-6968 BBY S. 1 BR gl, sep kitch, dining rm, liv rm, 950sf, own W/D. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335
COQ. Maillardville, Spac 1 BR, W/D, storg, prkg. Nr trans/shop. $650. NS/NP. 778-881-6544 COQ; SORRENTO Dr. 1000+sf, 2 BR bsmt ste avail Now. NS/NP. $850 incls utls. 604-939-2845 COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136
COQ, WW Plat, 1200sf, 2 BR, priv W/D, entry. Nr bus/schls. NS/NP. $890 + 1/3 utls. 604-464-3676 NEW WEST. Clean 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. Near Skytrain & bus. $650 incl hydro. Immed. 604-525-3554 POCO renod 2 BR bsmt ste, own w/d, $1000 incls utils. Avail Apr 15. N/S, n/p. 604-789-3148
# 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
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
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
HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842 SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
* HOUSE & Home Cleaning * We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. $25/hr. 604-700-9218 A QUALITY CLEANING exp res /comm. low rate’s senior’s disc 778.239.9609 or 778.998.9127
CLEANING LADY 30 yrs exp. & WINDOW CLEANER Handyman avail. Bby/NW area. 604-839-9769 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCED House Cleaning Lady. Reliable. Karryanne 604-762-0441 TLL MOVING Local & Long Distance. Good Rates. Licensed & Insured. Call 778-389-6357
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408 Piattelli Concrete, Specialist in Removal, Replace, Forming, Exposed Aggregate, Sidewalks, Driveways, 35yrs Exp. Free Est. Thomas 604-897-5071
−Augering −Water & Sewer line repair & replacement −Sumps −Drain Tile −Concrete Work −Foundation, −Excavation −Retaing Walls −Site restored Call Ron 778-227-7316 or 604-568-3791
Lic #91654. Bonded & Insured. Free estimates ★ 604-644-5960
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302
A & W Landscape • Tree & Hedge, Clean-up, Power Wash, Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
ANDREW’S Lawn Cutting & Trimming. Reasonable rates. Free Estimates ★ 778-773-2703
THE LAWN BUTCHER Only Prime Cuts will do! Call Jim 778-839-6250
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Seniors Discount
www.RenoRite.com Bath, Kitchens, Suites & More Save Your Dollars! 604-451-0225
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
Akasha Turf Grass Mngt complete lawn restoration, aeration & fert. Res/Comm. $79. 526-6305
Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020
★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824
AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
Lawn & Garden
LARA MOVING. Rubbish removal. Honest, reliable. Afford. rates! (604) 562-4537.
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust!
Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs Free Est. 604-779-6978 www.alljobslandscaping.com
Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
778-997-9582 ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
Garden Maintenance Lawn Care
• Lawn Cutting • Power Raking • Rototiling & Pruning • Hedge Trimming • Power Washing • Open to odd jobs Free Est, Established Since 1997 Licensed Business, reasonable rates
CLIFF 604.931.0825 WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Lawn Restoration. Planter Box, Garden Installation. Comm/Strata/Res Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
Lawn & Garden
TWO LITTLE LADIES. For all your cleaning needs. Lic’d & Insured. Call 778-395-6671
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
8060 COQ, COMO LAKE. Newer 1 BR bsmt ste. Priv laundry & entry. $650/mo + sh’d utils. Avail Now, Near bus & amens. 604-939-6765
Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
COQ FURN 1 Br bsmt, shared w/d & bath rm, no drugs, n/s, $550 incls utils & cbl, 604-944-9164
(Coquitlam Centre area)
Houses - Rent
COQ 2 BR Apt., quiet complex, incls hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $995. Call 604-939-9281.
1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
office: 604-939-8905 401 Westview St, Coq
LUXURY 2 BR Apt, Bby Heights, nr all amens, N/pets, non smokers, $1498, Avail May 1. 778-867-2531
office: 604- 936-1225
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Renovated high rise, concrete building. Suites available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
LAWNS CUT, power raking, hedge trim, pruning, gardening, fertilizing, yard clean-up. (604) 773-0075.
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
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BRO MARV Plumbing/Electrical, $48 Service Call. 24/7. Plumbing, Heating, & Plugs. 604-582-1598
Renovations & Home Improvement
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437
A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530
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Home & Yard Clean Ups Residential/Commercial No Job Too Small Free Estimates- 7 Days/Wk Call Tony 604-834-2597 www.bulldogdisposal.ca
Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION
DC STUCCO. 20 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385
2006 BMW 325 revised $16,500 130,000 kms, manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pro Tree Services * Quality Tree and Hedge Trimming,
AMG ROOFING & SIDING
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AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
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Call 604.588.8733 www.ProTreeServices.ca
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2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $21,100obo. Gord 778-300-2538
Sports & Imports
1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur. Exc. cond. 98K kms, local, auto, blk/parch leather. (604) 538-6319
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2005 Honda Gold Wing Trike GL 1800 30th Anniversary Edition, Silver 17,677 Miles Clear Title One Owner - $12,500. For any questions. email: email@example.com or call (250) 828-7184
2001 JAGUAR XJR, Just Serviced, new brakes/tires, exc. Cond. $12,500 firm, consider trade. 604-644-4440
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
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 firstname.lastname@example.org
2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.
2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $42,900, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4750. 604-519-0075
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564
1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250
Sports & Imports LEASE OR BUY PRE-OWNED Vans or Trucks - Huge Selection. Roger Coombes 604-257-3139 email@example.com
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (604) 794-3428.
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★ Sundecks & Stairs ★ Form work, Int/Ext finishing ★Mike 604-290-3082★
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ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. Call 604-521-1567
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1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $5,600 obo 604-786-6495
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
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1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1800 obo. 604-433-3039
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