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Kinder Morgan has filed a project description with the National Energy Board as part of its expansion plan for the Trans Mountain pipeline, but local residents will have to wait till June 27 for details on routing options. Kinder Morgan wants to twin the line that runs oil from Alberta to the West Coast, and the project description is a preliminary step the company must make before filing its facilities application, which is expected later this year. The project description, which is more than 100 pages, details what Kinder Morgan is planning to build, but does not include details on how and where exactly, and much of the information covered is already publicly known. Kinder Morgan has not yet determined routing for the new pipeline in any community and is still seeking public feedback. “Burnaby community pages with maps will be available online at the end of June,” said Lisa Clement, a spokesperson for the expansion project. “We will be asking the public to provide feedback on routing,

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City teacher’s certificate revoked Cayley Dobie staff reporter

A former Burnaby teacher has had his teaching certificate cancelled after criminal charges were laid against him for an incident that occurred outside of school. According to a resolution agreement by the B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch (formerly the B.C. Teachers’ College), in 2008 Douglas “Derek” Luymes was an on-call teacher for the Burnaby school district. In May of that year Luymes responded to a Craigslist ad offering “sexual services.” When he arrived at the Burnaby home a fight broke out between Luymes and the individual he was meeting. The individual – who is not named in the agreement – called the

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police and Luymes was subsequently arrested and charged with assault and forcible entry. A month later Luymes resigned from his position with the school district and pled guilty to the charges, according to the agreement. The agreement stated that before going to trial Luymes agreed to sign a peace bond, which required him to “keep the peace and be of good behaviour” and not to contact the individual involved in the incident. A subcommittee of the teachers’ college began an investigation into Luymes’ actions shortly after the conclusion of the criminal case. The investigation continued for some time while the college attempted to come to an appropriate conclusion and, according to the agreement, eventually issued a citation to Luymes in January of 2012.

As of April of 2013, the director of certification revoked Luymes’ teaching certification for a period of three years, according to the agreement. At the end of the three years, Luymes – who resigned from his teaching post in Burnaby shortly after the 2008 incident – has the option to reapply for his teaching certificate but it will require him to start from the beginning, as if he’s a new graduate fresh out of school. According to the B.C. Teacher Regulation Branch, the investigation into Luymes took more than three years because the branch chose to wait for the criminal investigation and court proceedings to finish before beginning its own investigation. The branch would not provide any further comment on this matter.

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$20,000 later – Finley is on the mend Stefania Seccia staff reporter

Despite the brutal attack that happened in late April, New Westminster resident Darren Pilling and his three-year-old sheltie, Finley, are back to hanging out at work together. On April 22 at Burnaby’s Fraser Foreshore Park, Pilling and his dog went on a walk that took an unexpected turn for the worst when a large, unleashed dog attacked Finley, which later resulted in an altercation between the two dog owners. “(Finley’s) good,” Pilling told the Burnaby NOW. “She’s with me at work, out of the hospital. So that’s all good.” Finley was hospitalized for two weeks because the attack resulted in her losing a tremendous amount of blood and put a hole in her stomach, according to Pilling. He said the veterinarian bills now exceed $20,000, as well. “She had four surgeries and she was resuscitated three times, which means she was close to dying three times,” he said. “The money; I’ll figure out how to pay it all back.” Finley has no fur on one of her legs and her scars underneath have healed, but she’s no longer the friendly and energetic dog Pilling knew before the attack occurred. “She’s a little more skittish compared to normal,” he said. “She’s usually super, super outgoing. She’s not quite there. I don’t know if that’ll come back. She didn’t want to go to the house for awhile. She sleeps all day – it’s not normal for her. “I wouldn’t wish this on any-

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Recovering: Darren Pilling’s dog Finley is on the mend after a larger dog attacked the three-yearold sheltie while the two were out for a walk at Burnaby’s Fraser Foreshore Park.

body, not even the guy who did this to us.” After Pilling’s dog was attacked, he and Alexandru Radacina, the owner of the large dog that attacked Finley, exchanged words that resulted in an altercation, during which Pilling was also bitten on the leg by the large dog. Radacina had refused to give Pilling his name or information, but a witness took photos of Radacina from behind and posted the incident on Craigslist. The police found Burnaby resident Radacina, arrested him

and charged him with assault, according to Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Dave Reid. Radacina appeared before a provincial court judge in Vancouver late last week and the charges were stayed, as it was not clear who started the fight, Reid said, and the dog was not commanded to attack Pilling. The Burnaby branch of the B.C. SPCA is now looking into the incident, according to branch manager, Ryan Voutilainen. He said there are no other complaints lodged against the dog or its owner, Radacina, and Radacina is willing to comply

with the city’s animal control bylaw. When the investigation is closed, the SPCA will work with the city and discuss how to move forward, Voutilainen said. According to Burnaby’s animal control bylaw, a vicious dog must be muzzled, and if it exhibits aggressive behaviour in an off-leash area, it must be leashed immediately. For more information about dog off-leash areas and Burnaby’s animal control bylaw, which is currently under review, visit www.burnaby.ca.

Two young offenders have been charged with three counts of robbery after they allegedly stole personal items from people leaving the Metrotown Skytrain area. “There were three robberies over that weekend and they were in relatively close time frames,” said Cpl. Dave Reid of the Burnaby RCMP. According to Reid, the first theft happened early morning May 18, when someone was leaving the Metrotown SkyTrain station and walking through an adjacent alley. The second robbery happened later that day, when someone was walking from the station to the residential neighbourhood behind it. The last one was again later the same day, on the street beneath the station. RCMP was quickly notified about the robberies and given a description of the suspects – two young black men – which the RCMP then sent out to security guards and Transit Police patrolling the area. A short while later, police were alerted by a security Robberies Page 4

Burnaby couple found dead in trailer Cayley Dobie staff reporter

Police are saying a gas leak caused the death of a Burnaby couple who were found dead in their trailer Sunday evening. Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Dave Reid said a 56-year-old man and 59-year-old woman were found dead in a converted work trailer they had been living in near 14th 6

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investigation, police discovered the man had recently made some repairs to a propane generator, which was being vented through an exhaust window in the trailer. “A witness we spoke to had assisted this guy, who was deceased, to actually work on the exhaust and they had done some work on the propane generator,” he said. “They had closed the window while they were making repairs and they simply

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guard who thought he had spotted the two suspects along Kingsway Avenue, Reid said. “The security officer phoned in and said that he believed that

he saw (the) two people getting into a cab on Kingsway between McKay and Nelson,” he said. Police were dispatched to the scene and found the two young men who matched the descriptions given, and a search of their

belongings revealed the stolen items from earlier that day, Reid said. The two men have been charged with three counts of robbery and were released from jail with conditions, including that

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Metrotown SkyTrain expansion moves ahead Improved access for cyclists and pedestrians in the new plan Stefania Seccia staff reporter

Located in the heart of the Metrotown area facing plenty of change, TransLink is proposing more of it with the expansion of its Metrotown SkyTrain station and a new site for its bus exchange in the area. At its May 27 meeting, Burnaby council reviewed the current series of new rezoning applications for information. TransLink has applied for a rezoning bylaw amendment to accommodate expansion and upgrades to the existing Metrotown SkyTrain station, including the relocation of its bus exchange in “keeping with the city’s new public realm and urban design standards in Metrotown,” a city report states. The transit authority

has projected the construction period to be between April 2014 and April 2016. “Planning staff generally support the new Metrotown SkyTrain concept, which includes a new transit exchange and provision of a number of significant enhancements to the public realm,” the report states. The proposed concept also provides community and public benefits through the encouragement of all transportation modes and integrating the station with the changing neighbourhood surrounding it, according to the report. There are many developments currently under construction in the station’s immediate area, and about 60,000 riders use the station every day – making it the second busiest station in the region. “Transit ridership demand is projected to increase by six per cent per year,” the report states. “As such, TransLink has identified several stations along the Expo Line route

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for station upgrades relating to improved capacity, accessibility, operations, general station design and integration with the broader transit fare-gate ticketing system.” On Oct. 15, 2007, council approved in principal a conceptual approach for improvements for the station, based on findings of the Metrotown Transit Village Study. The study was meant to identify concepts to enhance the use of alternative modes of traveling to Metrotown using the station, transit exchange, pedestrian and bike connections. Key aspects of the proposed expansion and improvements to the Burnaby station include accommodating the station’s functional requirements with station entrances located at the eastern and western ends of the station, elevator access to the platform level, and the extension of the station platform to increase its capacity. There are also plans to improve access for

cyclists, pedestrians and transit users by improving pedestrian and cycle crossings that extend from Central Boulevard down to Beresford Street featuring a weather protection canopy; special paving and lighting; improved pedestrian access through the Station Square development sites; a space for small cafes, retail kiosks and other commercial amenities; and the potential to have public washrooms, bike storage and repair facilities within the station. A new bus exchange site has been identified along the south side of the station area, adjoining the B.C. Parkway Urban Trail between McKay and Dow avenues, which would mean the current bus area would be decommissioned and potentially reclaimed by Metropolis at Metrotown Mall for more retail space. “(The new exchange) would accommodate bus stopping areas, layover spaces, and a bus lane for all bus lines servicing

Metrotown,” the report states. Council approved the planning and building department’s recommendation to work with TransLink to prepare a detailed development plan for a future public hearing. Council was reluctant to approve the preliminary information about TransLink’s expansion as they felt TransLink was trying to move too quick-

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very upset” when it’s your own senators Once upon a time, Prime Minister and your own (now resigned) chief of Stephen Harper’s statements of outrage staff, is not enough. against government waste and cronyism We brought up the sponsorship scansounded more convincing. That time was dal, and so did Harper when he spoke to when he and the Conservatives were in reporters for the first time about Opposition. how the senators he appointed When the federal Liberals – Mike Duffy in particular were caught with their hand Burnaby NOW – seem to have an interesting in the cookie jar of the Quebec understanding of how much money they sponsorship program, Harper and his Reform/Alliance/Conservative allies were are owed by taxpayers. Harper should stop talking about what right to raise a great noise of outrage. the Liberals did a decade ago. Yes, it was But saying, “I’m not happy,” and “I’m

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bad. It’s why they’re now only the third largest party in the House of Commons. The Conservatives, on the other hand, have been in power since 2006. They have held a majority government since 2011. But as with every government that hangs on to power in Ottawa for more than a year or two, Harper now has his own list of scandals, including Bev Oda’s taste for expensive orange juice and limo rides and Peter MacKay’s use of a search and rescue helicopter to go fishing. Harper cannot pretend to be pure and

above it all. Obviously, a thorough investigation of the senators and of former chief of staff Nigel Wright is needed. But all of these people were appointed by Harper. We need not question Harper’s personal integrity to question his judgment. Why are those he handpicked to help lead Canada now embroiled in scandal? We deserve a more complete answer than platitudes and blaming the last government. Harper needs to not only mouth regrets, he needs to lead the cleanup.

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that doesn’t make it any easier to s Premier Christy Clark achieve at the bargaining table. prepares her B.C. Liberal Details haven’t been made government for its fourth public, but I suspect the govterm in power, she may be ernment’s proposal will include thinking she’ll be facing a polsome kind of wage indexing to itical opposition that is spent, ensure teachers get at least the demoralized and likely about average of public sector to be consumed by union wage increases internal strife. every year of the conBut while that Keith Baldrey tract, plus some kind of may describe the guaranteed funding increase to shattered New Democratic address class size and composParty, Clark would be wise to ition issues. realize opposition to her govAs well, look for the governernment can take the form of ment wanting more “flexibility” other entities. And that’s where to be incorporated in the system, a couple of public sector unions with the argument that it will come in. allow for savings to be realized, Both the B.C. Teachers with those savings passed on in Federation and the unionized turn to teachers and the issues support staff in the K to 12 eduthey deem most important. cation system (made up primarIt will be an interesting set of ily of CUPE locals) may be in a negotiations, but I have a hard position to take job action – up to and including an all-out strike time believing the B.C. Teachers Federation leadership will sign – in the fall. such a long-term deal. The Clark has re-issued her idea length of that contract could sap of a 10-year contract with B.C.’s the union leadership’s power teachers and has gone a further and influence. step by formally making it her This brings us to an intergovernment’s position at the esting question: will the B.C. negotiating table. Liberal government impose a The 10-year plan was largely 10-year deal if one can’t be freely dismissed when Clark first negotiated? floated it some months ago, but As much as some members that’s because it seemed part of of the government caucus might her ongoing election campaign want to do just that, I doubt the and not representative of actual courts would allow such a long government policy. deal to be imposed on a collectBut now that she has won a ive bargaining process (but a mandate from the voters, the 10year contract proposal has to be Unions Page 7 taken more seriously. Of course,

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Re: Jane Shin speaks, Burnaby NOW, May 24. Jane Shin’s misleading resume raises many questions. For starters, when someone includes false, incorrect or misleading information in a job application and gets caught, as Shin did, it is grounds for dismissal. So why, then, is Jane Shin still around? Shin says her misleading resume was the result of miscommunication and a poorly written resume, but I’m not buying that explanation, nor are many others. Besides which, how is someone who can’t even draft an accurate, truthful resume supposed to rep-

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Re: Jane Shin speaks, Burnaby NOW, May 24. I sincerely congratulate Dr. Jane Shin on her successful election campaign for B.C. legislature. Her success is remarkable in many ways. She is

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an immigrant woman of Korean descent who has made a mark for herself in the community with her intelligence, dedication and hard work. Her addition to B.C. legislature brings true diversity to the house. Dr. Shin’s credentials speak for themselves, and her success in the election demonstrates the confidence of the voters of her riding. She does not need endorsement from some people who have an opinion on every issue, always assuming that they are right. A. J. Afridi, Burnaby

Few benefits from pipeline Dear Editor:

Re: Pundits were wrong about Libs, column, Burnaby NOW, May 22. I am writing in response to Keith Baldrey’s opinion piece. I want to counter the general belief that not supporting the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, as Adrian Dix has done, is opposing economic development. The proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline will have little economic benefit for B.C. Aside from some temporary construction jobs to build it, there will be few jobs for operating it. Alberta will be the one to benefit – where the diluted bitumen from the tar

sands is extracted. Shareholders and executives will also obviously benefit. In actual fact, B.C. will lose economically (and environmentally) when ruptures and spills happen (not a matter of “if,” but “when” and “how much,” as the industry admits spills are inevitable) on land, in streams and especially off our coast from the increased tanker traffic. B.C. taxpayers will be paying most of the cleanup costs, and our fisheries and other industries will suffer, not to mention the land and marine wildlife, clean air and water. It is unfortunate that Dix and the NDP did not frame their opposition to the pipeline well, nor defend it well. Now that Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals have won the election, it can be perceived that they now have a new stronger mandate of supporting the pipeline (and Enbridge and any other pipeline proposals that may come forward). They can continue supporting the dirty, polluting and climate altering oil industry, with little economic benefit for B.C. The new government, instead should focus on developing cleaner, more sustainable industries, that create good green jobs and larger, longer term economic benefits for B.C., such as developing more public transit infrastructure, energy retrofitting of buildings and tourism. My hope is that they will support a brighter, cleaner future. We will see what happens in the next few interesting years.

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five-year contract may be a different story). Still, it’s clear the B.C. Liberals are intent on trying a radically different approach in this round of talks with the BCTF. Just days after the election, they bailed on the current set of negotiations, even though the union said progress was being made, in favour of shifting talks towards the 10-year plan. As for the unionized support staff, they’re looking for a wage increase in the neighbourhood of two per cent a year. Most of their locals have already taken strike votes, and Vancouver Sun education reporter Janet Steffenhagen reports the rest should do so by the end of next month. This sets the stage for a possible

confrontation between the unions and the B.C. Liberal government in the fall. Of course, it’s quite likely the government will simply impose a contract on both unions if they can’t be freely negotiated and if job action becomes problematic in schools. Nevertheless, this situation could be Premier Christy Clark’s first real test as an elected premier with a mandate. It is imperative that her government delivers its budget with its projected surplus if it wants to establish credibility when it comes to budget-making. This means there is very little money for wage increases in the education sector (school boards say there are no more savings to be found to fund wage hikes for employees).

So to get to that magic land of a balanced budget, Clark will have to hold firm against two public sector unions with their hands stretched out. Both unions no doubt expected to be dealing with a newly elected NDP government in contract talks, and therefore probably assumed they were in for an easier ride. But the upset win by the B.C. Liberals changed many things, not the least of which has to be the expectations of the public sector unions. They are about to discover the new sheriff in town is actually still the old one, but her hold on the job is much stronger now. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C. Email him at Keith.Baldrey@ globalnews.ca.

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Pipeline: More info by June 27 continued from page 1

the company wants to twin the line and expand capacity from 300,000 barrels of oil per day to 890,000, bringing an estimated 408 tankers to the Burrard Inlet per year. Kinder Morgan’s storage tanks and the Westridge Marine Terminal, where tankers fill up with crude, are both in Burnaby, and the existing pipeline runs close to some local homes and schools. In a cover letter sent to the board, Kinder Morgan notes it’s not clear if the project would be subject to environmental review because most of the new pipeline will be adjacent to the existing one, but the company is arguing for one anyway, given the level of public interest in the project. Kinder Morgan plans to post more information on local route options at talk. transmountain.com/burnaby by June 27. To see the project description, go to the National Energy Board website, bit. ly/12UMCOE, and click on Fetch to download the documents. For more details, go to Jennifer Moreau’s blog at www.burn abynow.com.

environment and land use. Routing has not been determined in any community, and we are still seeking feedback. We are rolling out route options over the next few weeks, moving down the line.” Clement said the company is still studying the route corridor. “Since we announced the expansion project in April 2012, we planned to twin the existing line along the right-of-way where practical. The land in Burnaby looks much different than it did in 1953, when the existing line was first built. Our ongoing study of the route corridor, along with asking for feedback from the municipalities, as well as the public, will determine the route with the least impact to urban areas,” she wrote in an email to the NOW. The application will include details on the proposed route, and it’s the file the board will review while deciding whether or not to approve the project. Kinder Morgan’s 1,150-kilometre line has been in operation since the 1950s, but

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Learn for Fun - Teach for Pleasure at the Community Centred College for the Retired by Kelina Kwan

A recent news report on how retirement can affect your health, advocated staying active after retirement or not retiring at all in order to stay healthy. So if you have already retired, what can you do? Apparently, someone already thought of the answer 40 years ago. When Mabel Dunham retired more than 40 years ago, she decided to enroll for the Bachelor of Education and Adult Education diploma at UBC. She graduated in 1972. She was over 60 years old. Convinced other people her age would also be interested in furthering their education, it became Mabel’s mission to structure a self-help college. In 1973, she began by offering a course at Edmonds House - a newly opened senior citizens centre in Burnaby. This was the beginning of a new and exciting program for people over the age of 55. The response and interest proved

there is no age barrier for the desire to learn new things. From this beginning, the Community Centred College for the Retired was born, and they have just celebrated their 40th Anniversary. I recently talked to Dave Mannings, Board Director of the College. He mused that the College is the beginning of continuing senior education, and a lot of other organizations have since picked up on the idea. Today, the Community Centred College for the Retired focuses on skill-building courses rather than academic courses. “When people get a new computer, or a new program, they want to learn something about that. Or they want to travel and they want to learn little bit of French or Spanish or Mandarin. Or ladies want to learn how to quilt. Or they want to learn how to play the piano.” Mannings said. “These are possibilities we

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long courses, there are also workshops that are one or two sessions long, and the College has a wide range of workshops to choose from. When asked how courses are received by the community, Mannings said “It’s a very positive and enjoyable experience for all. It’s not only about learning, it is also a social and friendship-building environment where seniors sit around, chat and have a cup of coffee.” For some, the College is the only occasion they come out and meet other people, so it is a much valued and fun activity. “Sometimes, people enjoy the courses so much that they take them again!” Mannings said. Amongst the most popular courses is Genealogy. It’s taught by a member of the BC Genealogy Society. “People want to know their family history, their ancestry. We are one of the few places where people can come and do deep exploration of their history because we have the full version of ancestry.com. If you try to get it on your own, it will be very expensive.” Mannings commented.

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munications specialist who was director of the Federation of B.C. Writers for 13 years and is currently the director for the Arts Council of Surrey. Her work has appeared in anthologies and genre magazines in Canada and the U.S. and has been shortlisted for the CBC National Literacy Awards. She has more than 400 articles in print and has edited more than 100 book manuscripts. Last October, her historical memoir, The Fisher Queen: A Deckhand’s Tale of the B.C. Coast, was published by Heritage House Publishing. The writing workshop will be held in studio 104 at the Shadbolt, at 6450 Deer Lake Ave. from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Attendance is $15 for non-members. To register, call 778-398-0321, or email info@bws.ca. Early registration is

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Alpha Secondary puts new twist on mystery

Alpha Secondary students in grades 8 through 12 are ready to raise the curtain on their spring play, Murder At The Orient Express next month. In a comedy adapted for the stage, written by Craig Sodaro, the plot centres on a murder mystery at a Chinese restaurant run by two Irish sisters. The show will be on Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the school. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, available at the door. Alpha Secondary is located at 4600 Parker St.

Burnaby gallery to celebrate John Koerner

In celebration of Vancouver artist John Koerner’s 100th birthday this year, the Burnaby Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition with a collection of his works, beginning Sunday, June 9. From 2 to 2:30 p.m., the gallery will present Now and Before, a panel discussion with art directors and curators, and then from 3:50 to 5 p.m. there will be a book launch for the book John Koerner: Drawings and Observations. Koerner will be in attendance to discuss his work and answer questions from the public. The Burnaby Art Gallery is located at 6344 Deer Lake Ave. For more information on the artist, visit www. johnkoerner.ca.

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It all started with a will to survive and now it’s about moving on from a devastating fire. OrganicLives is setting up a café in Galloways Specialty Foods in South Burnaby after a fire vanquished its operations in Vancouver. The new café is set to open in the next two months. “We’re essentially opening ourselves up in Burnaby,” said Preet Marwaha, OrganicLives CEO and found- For a video and more er. “We had info, scan operations out with of Vancouver, which burnt down, and we’ve been looking for a new home to get ourselves re-set up to get started.” But OrganicLives almost didn’t happen if he hadn’t survived a tumultuous time in his life, Marwaha said. He was 19 when doctors were scrambling to find out what was slowly killing him. Marwaha was told it was everything from HIV to a brain issue, to wanting to amputate his foot and take out his intestines. “It’s not a fun place to be. And it was through that experience – coming out the other side, changing the ways that I was eating through some really good guides and mentorship – (that) ended up saving my life,” he said. “I got to a point in my life where I had to quit everything I was doing. I had to quit school, quit hockey, quit working. I just couldn’t do anything anymore because I felt like I was stoned all the time.” Marwaha said that’s when his interest in food sparked. “I wasn’t sure I was going to wake up everyday,” he said. “That’s how bad it was.” After studying food and using different guides, Marwaha’s health recovered and he moved on with his life. He finished school and began a career in IT. Marwaha said he never stopped caring about food and how it relates to the body, and seven years ago he took it to the next level. “It really started out as a vision at the

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Good food: Preet Marwaha is the CEO and founder of OrganicLives, which is setting up a café in Burnaby with plans to open this summer. The café will be in Galloway Specialty Foods in South Burnaby. time,” he said. “I’d been spending so many years up until that point studying food and the science behind food, and the understanding of our body and how it all connects.” Marwaha left the corporate world and founded OrganicLives, which only started out as a website. “It went from an information portal on the Internet ... to a store, to a warehouse, to a kitchen, to a restaurant, to a full-production facility,” he said. “All this happened so quickly. Obviously because there’s a need for it.” OrganicLives has hundreds of products it sells internally and at various grocery stores across the Lower Mainland – all of which are certified organic, according to Marwaha. “For us, it’s not about organic,” he said. “Organic is one of the pillars of what we

do. So there’s organic, sustainable, fairly traded, it’s good for the body and it’s good for the planet. Those are the principles of OrganicLives – and we have to have all of them.” Marwaha said he and his crew try to offer as many local products as possible, but they also travel the world in search of farmers who meet their criteria when growing food. “It’s a mixture,” he said. “What we can get local, what we can find local from that small family farm, sustainably grown, we do. There’s some stuff we just cannot get here locally. There’s a lot of amazing farmers around the world that are doing really great things and if we can find ways to work with them and support them, we will.” Another principle for OrganicLives is keeping its product prices low, according

to Marwaha. “Part of our values right from the get go was accessibility and affordability,” he said. “(For) some people it’s not an issue, for other people it’s a struggle. “I’ve always been criticized for our prices being too low, (but) this is not about building this ridiculously profitable empire – it’s about making it sustainable.” Marwaha said OrganicLives will continue to sell food he wants to eat, and hopes to change how people think about food in the process. “If it’s coming out of a factory, I’m not so interested in it,” he said. “That’s really it, is how do we cut out things that aren’t sustainable in the world and the way they’re producing them and growing them and even just the treatment of animals – and those are the things that are important to me.”

Burnaby-based company awarded military contract A Burnaby manufacturer has been awarded a US$5.6 million contract with Boeing to help build helicopters for military missions, including counter-terrorism efforts and medical evacuation. Weatherhhaven is a re-deployable shelter systems provider that will work with Boeing to modify special equipment shelters for 15 of Canada’s CH-147F helicopters.

“We are delighted to be working with Boeing to provide this important service to the Canadian military,” said Ray Castelli, Weatherhaven CEO, in a media release. “This is further proof that Canadian manufacturers have both the talent and design excellence to provide cutting-edge products for the aerospace and military markets.” The CH-147F medium-to-heavy lift helicopters are used in multi-mission military

operations domestically and abroad. The fleet will be based out of the Canadian Forces Base Petawawa in Ontario. “The CH-147F missions may include air mobile operations, special operations, casualty evacuation, tactical transport, medical evacuation, logistical transport, aid to civil power, counter-drug operations, counterterrorism operations, humanitarian assistance and peace-keeping support,” accord-

ing to the media release. “The helicopters – and Weatherhaven’s shelter systems – will operate in extremes of weather on deployed operations throughout the world during day and night conditions.” Boeing was awarded a contract for 15 helicopters by the Canadian government in 2009, and deliveries are expected to begin this year. – By Stefania Seccia, staff reporter


A14 • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • Burnaby NOW

Pathway goes ahead Stefania Seccia staff reporter

A new pathway that will connect Chaffey and Halley avenues in Burnaby is going through, despite concerns of tenants being forced out. The Chaffey-Halley pathway will sit on city-owned property in the South Burnaby neighbourhood near Chaffey-Burke Elementary School. The city developed a pathway concept and presented it for public input in February. Questionnaires were sent to the 538 residents in the area and the open house was attended by 21 locals on Feb. 12. The city received a total of 34 questionnaires, and 24 were in support of the pathway. The 10 responses that opposed the pathway noted concerns of potential crime, increased noise and the construction cost of the pathway, according to a staff report. “Based on the public response received through the consultation process, it is proposed that the Chaffey-Halley pathway be endorsed, as presented to the public,” the planning and building report states. However, the family who has rented out the Halley Avenue home for more than 10 years will now have to pack up and go. The family renting the Halley Avenue home did not wish to comment to the NOW, but other locals have voiced concerns. Rick McGowan, a neighbour to the family for 12 years, said the report is missing a few key things. “I’m disappointed but not surprised that staff has recommended the pathway proceed at this time,” McGowan said in an email. “The recommendation to council

makes no mention of the eviction of my neighbour, nor is there mention of my submission in which I suggested the path should be part of a comprehensive bike strategy.” McGowan said he submitted a proposal to the city on behalf of his group, the Metrotown Area Green Improvement Coalition. The proposal outlined the need for a community garden, composting sites and for the city not to sell the disputed land, as it could be valuable for a future development of affordable housing units. “On the part of the proposal to sell the remaining property, I think it is ironic that our local government rightfully cries foul when the province plans to sell publicly owned land that could be used for affordable housing, while doing the exact same thing. Convenience trumps compassion, I guess.” In the past, Mayor Derek Corrigan told the Burnaby NOW that the city is not in the business of being a landlord. “Everybody who moves into a house owned by the city knows it’s temporary,” Corrigan said. “The rent, policy and information reflect it. It’s not a long-term rental.” Corrigan also said the city sometimes helps tenants relocate to another cityowned property. City staff will now work on the pathway’s development, which consists of a three-metre asphalt trail with pedestrian lighting and grassed shoulders, according to the report. “The completion of the pathway will provide a local community amenity that improves access and safety for pedestrian and bicycle movements in the neighbourhood,” the report states.

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Businesses hopeful after election City business associations and owners prepare for business as usual with recently elected gov’t Stefania Seccia staff reporter

Burnaby business leaders believe it will be business as usual under the new Liberal government. Despite the B.C. NDP promises to boost small businesses, trades and improve tax credits for the film industry – the B.C. Liberals formed a majority government on a platform promoting a better economy. The Liberals campaigned hard on claims of balancing the provincial budget this year and promising a healthy economy under their guidance. Burnaby Board of Trade CEO Paul Holden says the City of Burnaby has a great relationship with representatives from both the Liberal and NDP camps, and doesn’t expect much change with the new government. “I think for us here in Burnaby, I don’t see there being many, if any, changes in the short term, at least,” Holden told the NOW in a phone interview. “Our role is to advocate for the needs of the business community, regardless of which stripe of government be in power.” Holden also said it’s too early to tell how the Liberals will do in the next four years, but the board of trade will continue to work with the government. “From our perspective, and the

perspectives from our neighbours, we expect those strong relationships to continue,” he said. “I think it’ll be up to a lot of groups, and groups like ours, … to make sure (the constituent’s) interests are well served.” Over in the B.C. film camp, president of Mammoth Studios in Burnaby and North Shore Studios, Peter Leitch, said he hopes the new government will help the industry be competitive. “I think it was a big surprise for everyone,” Leitch said about the election results. “But we’re looking forward to working with the new Liberal government – we’ve had a good relationship in the past with them, we’ve worked closely with them.” He said the industry will continue to lobby for better tax credits to become more competitive with Quebec and Ontario in attracting filmmakers. Leitch noted how in the first quarter of this year, the local industry had slowed down dramatically. When the election was in its early phase, Leitch and other film heads attended a press event where NDP leader Adrian Dix announced his promise of implementing competitive tax credits if the NDP formed government. “We’re a non-partisan association,” he said. “We’ve got people supporting the Liberals and people supporting the NDP. “I’m optimistic that the Liberal government supports business and they’re going to work with us to try and grow the film business, which is in everyone’s best interest.” Leitch said the industry itself needs to do a better job describing the many benefits of having a successful film

industry. “One of the things we need to do a bit better is talk about the value of the creative sector going forward. I don’t think we’ve told the story as well as we could have,” he said. “We think it can be a big part of B.C.’s economy and we’re looking to take advantage of the opportunities.” The Hospital Employees’ Union spokesperson echoed Holden’s and Leitch’s statements about working with the Liberal government. “We’ll seek a constructive working relationship with (the) government on issues that matter to British Columbians around health care,” said Bonnie Pearson, the union’s secretary business manager. However, Pearson also said the union may have had a better relationship under an NDP government. “If there had been a different outcome, I expect that our voice would have been more respected at the table,” she said. “I think we’d have had a seat at the table in a way we’ve not experienced in the last couple of years.” She said in the last decade, the focus has tended to be on health-care professionals such as nurses and doctors, but other hospital staff members also play a critical role in providing care. Pearson said hospital support services from clerks, to those who purchase medical supplies and clean the rooms are also important to running an efficient and clean hospital. “Nonetheless, we’re going to seek to work with this government,” she added. “I think it’s clear that the electorate gave Christy Clark and her party a clear mandate.” sseccia@burnabynow.com

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Have you ever wondered what Hastings Street would look like if it was filled with tens of thousands of celebrating people? Well you don’t have to wait too long! Jump down the rabbit hole and explore another side of Hastings Street on Saturday at Hats Off Day. The Heights merchants and community invite you to join in the festivities, as they take their hats off to you. Hastings Street from Boundary Road to Gamma Avenue will turn into a pedestrianonly zone from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. With a Mad Hatter theme, the 29th annual Hats Off Day will not disappoint. Anyone and everyone can celebrate by wearing the coolest and most unique hats they own. Who knows, you might even win a prize if you’re spotted wearing a neat hat. The day kicks off with the always popular pancake breakfast, hosted by the Burnaby Lions Club and Burnaby Community Connections. Head to Hastings Street and Alpha Avenue for breakfast (by donation.) At 9:30 a.m., the first ever Family Fun Dash will begin, where kids and families can race to the finish line and receive a special ribbon. There is a $5 entry fee per family, with all proceeds going to the Burnaby Fire Fighters Charitable Society.

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On your mark, get ready for Family Fun Dash Kids race part of this year’s Hats Off Day by Janaya Fuller-Evans The Heights Reporter

Local kids who want to dash into the action on Hats Off Day now have a chance to do just that. The Heights Merchants Association is hosting a Family Fun Dash. The event, sponsored by Chevron, offers kids a chance to get moving and to raise money for the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society. “Apparently, there used to be a five-K or a 10-K run in the Heights,” said Rachel Wolski, a RE/MAX Central realtor, who along with Rishel Tomlinson from Custom Mortgages, is organizing the run event. “Rishel and I are

Fun run: Rachel Wolski is one of the organizers for this year’s Family Fun Dash, being held before the parade at Hats Off Day. The run, for kids and their families, is a fundraiser for the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society.

both runners, so we were like, wouldn’t that be cool if there was some kind of run in the Heights?” The event involves a two-block dash down Hastings Street. To participate, kids need to have either a parent or sibling, who is 15 or older, as a teammate. “So each team is a total of two. Once they enter, they register through a website. It’s $5 to register, then they come to meet at 9 o’clock. Depending on their age, they start at different points along Hastings Street,” Wolski said. “There are four different age groups. Every age group has a block.”

Larry Wright /Burnaby NOW

Continued on page B5

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Family run raises funds for local charity

Parade time: Youngsters at last year’s Hats Off Day watch as the parade goes by. This year, the parade starts at about 9:45 a.m.

Continued from page B4 before the day’s big parade. This is the first time the “So we’ll be finishing just running event has before the parade been held as a is about to begin,” part of the popular Wolski noted. Burnaby North Every participant festival, which will receive a ribbon draws crowds from for participating. The all over the city run is a great way and is known as for kids to not just one of the city’s observe the event, most popular Rachel Wolski but to actually work gatherings. N QF@MHYDQ up a sweat and be a “We thought it part of it. To register would tie in really well with for fundraiser run, visit Hats Off Day,” Wolski said. hatsoffdayfamilyfundashes2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1. The run happens just

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A22 • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • Burnaby NOW

HAPPY HATS OFF DAY TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS!

Political watchers: Above, school board chair Baljinder Narang, Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart, Burnaby-Deer Lake MLA Kathy Corrigan and her husband, Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan, take in the day. At Left, Royal Canadian Mounted Police march in the Hats Off Day parade last year. File Photo/Burnaby NOW

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Song and dance: VanCity Bhangra dancers, above, on display at last year’s Hats Off Day. At left, Denis Timoshenko plays for the crowds strolling along Hastings Street. File Photo /Burnaby NOW

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y a D f f O s t a H y Happ ! s r e b m e M r u o ll a to Hot wheels: A scene from last year’s Hats Off Day. The event includes a popular show and shine, which features hot rods, muscle cars, antiques and elite sports cars. File Photo/Burnaby NOW

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• Frances - North side between Ingleton and MacDonald - North side between Gilmore and Delta (NEW) • Georgia - North side between Boundary and Delta (NEW) • Union - North side between Boundary and Delta (NEW) • Venables - North side between Gilmore and Willingdon (NEW) • Boundary - East side between Hastings and Albert • MacDonald - East side from Albert to lane way to the north (for Transit) Handicapped Parking Only - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Carleton - Both sides from Pender to lane way to the north • City parking lot at Alpha and Pender No Parking - 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Dispersal Area • Albert - Both sides between Boundary and Ingleton Handicapped Drop Off & Pick Up - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. • North side Pender and Alpha - 40 foot zone • North side Pender and Madison - 40 foot zone

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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • A27

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A28 • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • Burnaby NOW

Hats Off Day - block by block With multiple activities and attractions for all ages, every block has something wonderful. Here's a block-by-block look at what is happening on Hastings Street!

Kids

Food

Prizes/Draws

Entertainment

4200 Block Hastings (Carletonto Madison) (4219) Akira Sushi

We have an exciting new menu! Try our California & Avocado Rolls for $2.25 and free freezies for kids. For every roll purchased, Akira Sushi will donate $0.25 to the Canadian Cancer Society.

(4228) United Optical Dispensary Enjoy 25% off our prescription and non-prescription sunglasses.

(4249) The IN Turn Curling & Lawn Bowling Supplies

AMENITIES

In support of the curling and lawn bowling communities in the Lower Mainland, we are holding a 10% to 30% off in-stock items today only.

(4251) Netherwold Collectibles

Wheelchair accessible, except Beta and Esmond

First Aid

St. John's Ambulance, Carleton and Hastings

General Event Info

Handicapped Parking

Have fun, kids and kids at heart! Kids craft table and face painting, popcorn and cotton candy for sale, bean bag tossing game, and TD spinning wheel with prizes and giveaways.

Washrooms

Survey, photo booth, and balloons (4019)

Carleton Ave, both sides of Hastings; at Alpha and Pender

HandicappedDrop-off/pick-up

baby care station

Heart Centre Yoga (3982)

At Alpha and Madison Avenues, north side of Pender St.

Rest Area

Lost children

Pets welcome!

Locate nearest RCMP police officer, or go to RCMP Community Police Office (104 - 4191)

Dog Water station

Big Dog Little Dog Bakery (4631)

Zombify your little monsters! Free Zombie make-up for kids 12 and under. We are also raffling off three spots for a special FX make up class put on by HEALY FX STUDIOS and a special Grand Prize!

(4298) TD Canada Trust

4300 Block Hastings (Madisonto Rosser) (4302) Vancity

Bouncy castle, face painting, balloon artist, and plant a tree in an ecologically-friendly pot! Enjoy the live DJ, square-dance performance, and the Capitol Hill Madrigals at 2 p.m. with cotton candy and lemonade!

(4341) Dominanta Music School

Kids ages 2 to 5 and parents, stop by between 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. for a free Musical Rainbow demo class. Stop by for a Hats Off Day only promotion on our lessons, and special summer discounts.

(4347) Chickadee Boutique

Stay in style and on trend with our one-day specials under the tent outside the store front!

(4367) Pharmasave

Stroll on over to spin the prize wheel, watch a health food demo, and recieve skincare samples and in store specials.

3700 Block Hastings (Boundaryto Esmond) (3701) North Burnaby Physiotherapy and Wellness

Calling all soccer fans! Raffle for White Caps Tickets and discount coupons for our services!

(4382) Royal Bank

Try the Mad Hatter Tea Party twist on the popular kids game "Go Fish" with Leo the Lion, RBC's mascot.

(Rosser and Hastings) Boffo Developments - Tramonto

Come by for face painting courtesy of Boffo Developments.

(3724) Vital Body Weight Loss Clinic

Washrooms: Madison Ave. North West corner

3800 Block Hastings (Esmondto Ingleton)

(4403) North Shore Credit Union

Free classes for any walk in or member and a one day sale on a 24 month membership today only!

(4415) Making Memories with Scrapbooking

Come visit us and receive 25% off Zero Calorie Dressings and Sauces!

(3800) Anytime FItness

(3815) Burnaby Wellness Centre

From super hereos to mad hatters, free face painting from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. If that doesn't put a smile on your face, our raffle prizes for an ice pack or acupuncture consultation, and our 5 min massage for $10, will.

Washrooms: Esmond Ave. South East corner

4400 Block Hastings (RossertoWillingdon) Win small prizes with a game for all ages!

Cheese! Smile for the Mad Hatter themed photo booth with props! Then take advantage of our 25% off regular priced items for Hats Off Day.

(4442) Eagle Creek Dental Centre

The Tooth Fairy is making a rare Visit! Come say hello and enter in our giveaway for toothbrushes, tooth paste & floss.

(4452) Tony Lau Insurance Agencies

3900 Block Hastings (Ingletonto MacDonald) (3902) Head Waze Hair Salon

See the best salon in Bunaby as voted by the Burnbay Now at work with an up-do hair show from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Today only, giveway hair products and in-store products, 20% off.

(3970) Expert Physio Burnaby Heights Physiotherapy Clinic and Hand Therapy Clinic

For the sports enthusiast there is a raffle for physio balls and a treatment bed set up at the bottom of the stairs.

(3982) Heart Centre Yoga

Visit us for a quick rest and while you're here, enter in our raffle for a 1 month yoga pass - 30 days of unlimited yoga, and "Spot Prizes" for the correctly named yoga posture for a free yoga class!

4000 Block Hastings (MacDonaldto Gilmore) (4012) Opticentre

Get stylish with 20% off all products on sunglasses, prescription glasses, and kids glasses.

(4016) Chez Meme Baguette Bistro

Where breakfast can last all day long, our delectable crêpe breakfasts are vraiment délicieux!

(4019) Heights Merchants Association

Play Wheel of Fortune and win prizes. Visit us at our tent and join in the fun!

4500 Block Hastings (WillingdontoALpha) (4507) Chevron

Dance the day away to the grooving sounds of The So Tight Band. Bring the kids by for a caracaturist, facepainter, balloon artist, and glitter tattoo artist. Enter to win a $250 Gas Gift Certificate.

(4543) Metro Taekwondo Studio

Whicha! Interested children who want to try classes can sign up for our free intro lessons to taekwondo at our school. We will also be having a free draw for a 3-month membership and handing out candy to kids.

(4568) Caffé Divano

It's the Mad Hatter's Iced Tea Party! We'll be serving a variety of iced teas in the kids fun zone east of Willingdon with some traditional varieties plus some "mad" creations. Plus we'll be blending up smoothies, frappes & lemonades to cool you down. We'll also be serving Mad Hatter cupcakes - BIG in fun and taste!

(4586) Park Insurance Agency Ltd.

Be the Cheshire Cat or the Mad Hatter himself with face painting! We have lots of freebies so come on down!

(4588) Artspace Children's Art Centre

Families! Stop by Artspace to create a unique and spectacular mask of a character form the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, like the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, the March Hare, and the Little Dormouse.

(4590) Community Savings Credit Union

Community Savings presents the Vancouver Circus School who will be performing throughout the day at the corner of Alpha and Hastings. Sign up for a $2 chequing account and enter to win a $1,000 Heights shopping spree!

Come visit the HMA's photo booth!

(4020) Regent Fish Market

Our legendary specials for Hats Off Day are back. This year stock up on Wild Pacific Halibut. It's an offer you you just can't refuse, so come check us out!

(4061) Sfinaki Greek Taverna

Stop by to indulge in mouth-watering Greek eats and Hats Off to all of you for voting us "Best Greek" in Burnaby for 2013.

(Alpha and Hastings) Boffo Developments - Firma

Let your kids bounce in the Tea Pot bounce!

4600 Block Hastings (Alphato Beta) (4622) Dance Addicts Studio Inc.

(353 Gilmore Ave.) Fit Xpress

Get your groove on with free dance classes, demos, kids hour zumba or hip hop and goody bags! Membership prices are offered for all registrants on Hats Off Day.

Washrooms: MacDonald Ave. South East corner

Bilingual dentistry is our specialty. Take advantage of our $99 cleaning promotion for partients with NO insurance. For kids, we have face painting and balloons. For all ages, we have a draw!

4100 Block Hastings (Gilmoreto Carleton)

Bring out your inner artist by contributing to a group painting, participating in spin art, and water color painting.

Work hard, play hard. Come visit us at our booth for kids balloon animals. We are handing out free guest passes and gift bags and our special 1week free passes available only on Hats Off Day.

(4633) Capitol Hill Dental Clinic

(4676) 4Cats Arts Studio

Washrooms: Alpha Ave. South East corner

(4106) Westminster Savings

Seven spin-painting stations, for kids to paint their own frisbees. 700 frisbees will be given out, so come get yours.

(4111) The UPS Store

Come visit our "kids corner" where we are handing out small gifts and lollipops to children. For parents, enter a draw to win a surprise gift!

(4114) Shoppers Drug Mart

Fun for all! Spin the wheel for Life Brand Prizes!

4700 Block Hastings (Betato Gamma) (4701) Moksha Yoga Burnaby

Buy an unlimited Introductory Month for $40: Get mat and towel rentals free for the month. Draw for one 3 Free Months and Yoga Product Package (including mat, towel, and block). We also have 20% off 10 class passes and 30% off Tonic Clothing, Yoga Mats, Hot Yoga Towels, Props and more!

(4705) Signet Tours Group

Vist us and walk away with give-aways and draw prizes of $50 - $100 tour coupons. Deluxe, delightful, and unforgettable travel experiences in Japan, Taiwan, China, and IndoChina.

(4142) Cioffi's Meat Market & Deli Ltd.

Stop by for music, sales, and taste bud busting food.

(4712) Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie

(4190) Ana's Place Trattoria Ltd.

Calling all snackers! Enjoy our tasty free hot food samples and 3 gift basket giveaways with raffle.

(4191) G&F Financial Group

The exquisite collection of freshly baked Viennoiserie is on for a Hats Off Day special price. The collection includes Brioche, Croissant, Pain au Chocolate with Hazelnut, and Double Baked Croissant with Pecan Maple Syrup. Come hungry, leave full!

Have your photo taken at our photo booth, complete with Alice characters! Then enter your photo in our $500 term deposit photo challenge. Find the characters, find the movie, for an in-branch Alice in Wonderland movie showing, served with tea.

(4715B) Kumon

(4198) GNK Insurance

(4780) Happy Honda

BC's entertaining official Elvis Presley fan club is performing live with an Elvis from every era! While you are here, enter your name for a chance to win officially licensed sport team hats.

Visit our open house. We have kids games and prizes! Enjoy the live music of the Sharon Young Band and the Civic Owners Club Car Show.

Washrooms: Beta Ave. close to Albert Street South East corner

Please note, Hats Off Day organizers reserve the right to change programming without notice.


Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • A29

Rosemary hard to move cuttings a little water, then cover with a transparent plastic bag. Keep them slightly moist but not wet.

Question: Is there any way to revitalize a 45-year-old snowball bush? This year’s blooms were very tiny and brown. On closer inspection, the leaves were full of tiny holes and covered in black aphids. Caroline Moore, via email

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Question: My friend has a big rosemary bush in her backyard that she doesn’t want to keep. She doesn’t want to kill it either. How can I move it without killing it? Can I start a new, young rosemary from her bush? Mi Vuong, Vancouver

From left, Byrne Creek Secondary students Maegan Poblacion, Bryan Lee and Werd Khader gardening at the school’s food gardening fair on May 4. Burnaby Food First, a grassroots group of people focused on food security, partnered with the school to organize the event to promote local food gardening.

Jason Lang/burnaby now

Answer: The viburnum leaf beetle is attacking your shrub. You’ll need to prune back and garbage all the twigs infested with eggs. These eggs contain the larvae that will begin eating the leaves later. Infested twigs have lines of little dark brown bumps. It’s best to remove these in the late fall or winter after the leaves have fallen. Once the larvae hatch in May, they scatter. Insecticidal soap will kill any larvae or beetles it contacts, but this is an awful lot of spraying if the whole bush is infested. Around June, these larvae crawl down the bush to pupate in the soil. These transform into beetles by the end of July and lay the eggs in twigs. It’s hard to control the adults because they can just fly away. In practice, you’d be unlikely to ever get an infection as large as your current one providing you prune your own bush every fall. Also an infection from a neighbourhood viburnum should be fairly small anyway, since the neighbour’s beetles would have their own tree close at hand to munch on.

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Whether it be the end of a long, fulfilled life or one shortened by illness, each of us has the power to decide how we wish to live until that time. What matters to us? This is where advance care planning becomes important. By identifying before hand what your values and beliefs are, questions like, “Will I be hooked up to a labyrinth of machines or undergo complex surgeries requiring tube feedings?” become less relevant, and the focus shifts to,“What gives my life meaning and will this intervention support it?” So many of us say we don’t want to be ventilated or fed by tube. But what if doing this would mean getting to see your kids graduate from university, play bridge or watch hockey? What if you needed a machine to help you live a meaningful life? Would you still say no? Every day, hundreds of families across the country are faced with this same dilemma – what would mom want? How would dad react? Add to this stress the need to answer these questions in less than three minutes and in consultation with other family members and friends. Not a very pleasant thought, is it? Advance care planning forces us to have those difficult conversations with those we love now, rather

then during stressful, traumatic times. It provides patients with comfort, knowing that even when they are unable to communicate their wishes, someone they love and trust can do it for them. For family and friends, it provides peace of mind that the decisions they’ve made are the right ones.

So what does this all mean for the health-care system? In the U.S., the issue has become pressing for financial reasons.The soaring cost of health care is the greatest threat to the country’s longterm solvency, and the terminally ill account for a lot of it.Twenty-five per cent of all Medicare spending is for the five per cent of patients who are in their final year of life, and most of that money goes for care in their last couple of months which is of little apparent benefit. Our medical system is excellent at trying to stave off death with $8,000-permonth chemotherapy, $3,000-per-day intensive care, $5,000-per-hour surgery. But ultimately, death comes.

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Almost all patients nearing the end of life know their ultimate fate.Yet they – along with their families and doctors – are often unprepared for the final stage. In a recent multicentre Canadian study, titled ACCEPT, many elderly patients at high risk of dying had thought about and spoken with family about the types of life sustaining treatments they would want or not want, but that information had not been shared with their health-care professionals. Advance care planning can help patients and families navigate the emotional waters of living well and dying well so they can begin to say “good-bye”, “I’m sorry” and “I love you” before it’s too late. But advance care planning is not just for terminal, endof-life patients. It’s for all healthy capable adults. We can all benefit from having these difficult, personal conversations.They foster better communication between families and friends; forging bonds early in life that they can fall back on in their time of need. The long-term benefits are immeasurable. Patients

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... Continued from page 32 groups in the centre court of the mall, near the entrance of Hudson’s Bay, with more tables near London Drugs.The vendors are not necessarily selling things, Tyrell noted, but they could be handing out samples or pamphlets. Seniors can learn more about Meals on Wheels, the Burnaby Seniors’ Outreach Services Society, caregiver programs, City of Burnaby services or home care and housing options. “(Seniors should attend) to get a better understanding of the services that are available to them in the community, because the more they know, the more they know,”Tyrell said.“It’s really helpful to

be aware in case the need arises, and it’s just a good way to learn, and it’s a good outing as well to socialize and take part in the entertainment where the stage is going to be near The Bay.” The Healthy Aging Fair is on Saturday, June 8 at Lougheed Town Centre, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the mall’s centre court area. The Burnaby Seniors Interagency Society is a consortium of non-profit groups and local businesses that have been working on seniors’ issues for more than two decades The society also sponsored the Voices of Burnaby Seniors project. For more information, go to http://burnabyseniors. org.

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Caribbean holiday: Students from Confederation Park Elementary and Alpha Secondary took a trip to Cuba for spring break and visited Havana and Varadero. They posed for this photo in front of the Gran Teatro de la Habana. The theatre was originally opened as an opera house but now houses the Cuban National Ballet. From left, Paul, Sophia and Ilyssa Tanaka with Arlene, Elisa, John and Julia Colasurdo.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Hats Off Day, it’s a party in Burnaby Heights, along Hastings St. from Boundary Rd. to Gamma Ave., as Heights Merchants and the community “take their hats off” to customers, locals, and visitors. Festival features a colorful parade, a vintage car show, and a street festival with food, music and fun for all ages. Event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.hatsoffday. com, or contact Sajeda Virji or Isabel Kolic at 604-294-8899, or info@burn abyheights.com. Kimono and Japanese gifts sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres. For all ages. First sale of this year. Lots of new items. Kimono, yukata, tabi socks, geta sandals, obi, kimono, hair and fashion accessories, animal charms, jewelry, gift items and more. No food tables. Partial proceeds to be donated towards Japan tsunami relief. For more information, visit www. pacwestie.com/event or call 604-736-0966.

MONDAY, JUNE 3 B.C. Fuchsia and Begonia Society, meets at 8 p.m. at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, 3871 Pandora St. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Fran at 604-391-3262 or Elsie at 604-299-5438. Also meets again on Monday, July 8. Israel, Palestine … what’s it all about? South Burnaby United Church at Gray Ave. and Rumble St., starts at 7 p.m. Come hear about the current situation overseas and hear about efforts for hope and change. Speaker Rev. Marianna Harris, with refreshments after the presentation. Suggested donation $10. Wills workshop, Bob Prittie Metrotown branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Ave., 7 to 8:30 p.m. Do you have a will and is it up-to-date? Learn what should be included in a will and what is meant by legal terms such as executor, codicil and living will. An experienced lawyer will present the overview. This free workshop is presented in partnership with the Canadian Bar Association. Registration is required for this free workshop. Please register online at www.bpl.bc.ca/events or phone 604-436-5400.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 Closing for the summer thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church, at Rumble Street and Gray Avenue, with clothing, household items, collectibles, books, toys and more.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 Burnaby Cactus and Succulent Society plant sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Royal Square Mall, Eighth Avenue and McBride Boulevard, New Westminster. Info: Pat at 604921-7042. Ironmen Show and Shine, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4812 Willingdon Ave. in the Willingdon Church parking lot. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Car care demonstrations, 4X4 car crushing shows, fire department “Jaws of Life” demonstration, good food and games for all ages. Tea and fashion show fund-

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SUNDAY, JUNE 9 SunRype Tri Kids Triathlon series, at C.G. Memorial Pool and park, a non-competitive swim, bike and run event just for kids. Three to 15-year-olds welcome. Age-appropriate distances, no experience needed. Tri Kids Burnaby is the newest event in the series. www.trikids.ca

TUESDAY, JUNE 11 Advanced care planning and directives workshop, explains new provincial legislation on advance directives to instruct care providers about your preferences for illness and end of life care. From 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Burnaby Multicultural Society, 6255 Nelson Ave. For more information contact Carol at 604431-4131 ext.27, or carol.ha@ thebms.ca.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 British Columbia Genealogical Society meeting, 7:30 to 10 p.m., at the Danish Lutheran Church, downstairs hall, 6010 Kincaid St. Strawberry tea and the society’s 2012 Family History Book Awards. Authors’ talks. All interested in genealogy and family history are welcome to attend.

Lougheed Town Centre. Sing, dance and socialize over tea and coffee to your favourite popular oldies music with a live band. Phone for information: 604-420-6478. Drop-in parent and child group, Tuesday and Friday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Burnaby Family Place. Come and meet others in a supportive and friendly environment while children ages 0-5 explore large and small motor skill toys, arts and crafts, and more. Call Andrea at 604-4441090 or visit our website at www.ebfp.ca for more info. Open all summer long. Central Park Horseshoe Club, looking for new members. Those wishing to learn how to play, please stop by. Juniors up to age 18 play for free. Members are in attendance Monday to Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and

MONDAY, JUNE 24 Foot care clinic, a paid service at the weekly free dropin blood pressure clinic at Bonsor Seniors Centre. Dropin includes height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage, socializing and relaxing. The clinic takes place at 6550 Bonsor Ave. from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Appointments necessary for foot-care service. Info: 604439-1456.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27 Foot care clinic, a paid service at the weekly free dropin blood pressure clinic at Edmonds Community Centre. Drop-in includes height/ weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage, therapeutic touch, socializing and presentations. The clinic takes place at 7282 Kingsway from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Appointments necessary for foot-care service. Info: 604-524-9060.

MONDAY, JULY 8 B.C. Fuchsia and Begonia Society, meets at 8 p.m. at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, 3871 Pandora St. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Fran at 604-391-3262, or Elsie at 604-299-5438.

ONGOING Cameron Seniors Sunshine Singalong, Monday, June 3 and every other Monday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Cameron Seniors Centre, 9523 Cameron St., behind

Burnaby Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday until Oct. 26 at Burnaby City Hall, north parking lot, 4949 Canada Way. For more information, go to www.artisan markets.ca. Burnaby Cactus and Succulent Society, meets once a month at Bonsor. New members welcome. For more information, call Pat 604-9217042. Learn how to use a computer. Access the Internet, send email and upload your photos from your camera to the computer. No experience necessary. Part of the Confederation Computer Club

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Spoken Word Toastmasters meeting, Thursdays 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Metropolis at Metrotown located upstairs (down the hall to the right of the Old Navy store) in the community room. The club provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which you can develop communication and leadership skills. It is an interdenominational Christian club.

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38 Runner wins 2nd title 38 Jr. B’s off to strong start 39 Sr. Lakers drop second SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@burnabynow.com

No bodychecking until bantam Tom Berridge sports editor

Beginning this fall, bodychecking will not be part of the game for peewee aged hockey players in Canada. Hockey Canada wrapped up its 94th annual two-day general meeting in Charlottetown, P.E.I. on Saturday with a modification to playing rule 6.2b that removes all bodychecking from peewee levels and below within leagues governed by Hockey Canada, beginning in 2013/14. Speaking on behalf of the Burnaby Winter Club, minor hockey president Mark Rademaker said the club members support what Hockey Canada has done. “The scientific data is pretty compelling. Our biggest concern … is what happens in bantam,” Rademaker added. The AGM, attended by more than 250 delegates from across the country, approved the bodychecking ban. The move by the national body resulted in the Pacific Coast and B.C. associations taking the bodycheck question off the agenda for their subsequent AGMs. Hockey Canada took the premptive move following a growing body of research that bodychecking increases the frequency and severity of injuries, particularly concussions.

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Wait for it: Bodychecking at the minor league level in Canada will be delayed until bantam following an adopted motion by Hockey Canada delegates at its annual general meeting in P.E.I. on Saturday.

Evidence compiled on a B.C. government fact sheet suggested that children under the age of 14 are especially vulnerable to injuries as a result of bodychecking. A recent study found that in Alberta, where bodychecking is allowed, injury rates were 3.3 times

higher and the frequency of concussions was almost four times higher for peewee-level players than in Quebec, where there is no bodychecking allowed. The delegates included Hockey Canada board of directors, officers, life members, associate members and representation

from all 13 branches, as well as from councils that oversee female hockey, junior hockey, minor hockey, senior hockey and hockey development. In addition to the rule change, Hockey Canada formed a work group “to build a mandatory national checking and instruc-

tional resource program to support the progressive implementation of checking skills at the novice to peewee levels to better prepare players for bodychecking at the bantam and midget levels,” the release stated. Bodycheck Page 39

Burnaby gymnast second in vault at nationals Tom Berridge sports editor

Briannah Tsang of Burnaby missed a gold medal at the Canadian artistic gymnastics championships by the smallest of margins. The 17-year-old Tsang scored 14.200 to finish in second place in the senior women’s vault in the all-age division at the nationals in Ottawa last week. The Burnaby North senior scored a session-best 9.100 in her first of two vault attempts in the event final on Saturday.

Tsang, who trains at Flicka Gymnastic Club in North Vancouver, was edged for the gold by event winner Megan Chant of Ontario’s World Class gym club by 0.025 of a point. Tsang was also the highest placing gymnast from B.C. in the senior all-around, finishing 10th overall with a total of score of 50.400, including a session-best 14.400 in the vault. She also placed sixth on floor exercises with a 13.275 score. Earlier in the qualifiers, Tsang placed ninth on floor and failed to move on to the event final.

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included a top-10 score on floor and an 11th-best on uneven bars. She also posted a ninth-place 50.875 all-around score in the 16and-over division that included a third-place score of 12.550 on beam and a fourth-place score of 13.375 on floor. Younger sister Atzin San Roman of Phoenix was 13th overall at the national open 13-to-15 age division. Atzin had a best seventh-place on floor exercises and a ninthplace finish on bars. She finished with a 46.625 total score in the four-event all-around.

Masters rowing to be held in Burnaby Rowing Canada Aviron announced last Friday that the Burnaby Lake Rowing Club will be the site of the Canadian masters championships in 2014. “The Burnaby Lake Rowing Club and the Cascadia Masters Regatta Organization are very pleased to co-host the 2014 Canadian Masters Championships,” said Ian Gordon, 2014 Canadian masters championships co-chair, in a prepared release. The national championship regatta will be run next year from July 18 to 20. “Now that the lake has been re-dredged it is back to its original spectacular state. We can’t wait to show it off,” added Burnaby Lake club president Bruce Ford in the press release. “Burnaby Lake Rowing Club has helped produce many world-class rowers and it is becoming an excellent venue to host events, such as the Canadian masters,” added Dr. Michael Murphy, president of Rowing Canada Aviron. “I’m confident the organizing committee will provide an ideal environment for the 2014 Masters’ participants.” The Rowing Canada Canadian masters championships is held in a different location each summer and hosted by a rowing club or organization selected by the national body. The regatta is for masters-aged competitors (21 years and older) – all races are a distance of 1,000 metres, and are open to any club rower, regardless of nationality. This year’s event will take place in Welland, Ont., from Aug. 23 to 25. For more information, visit the regatta web site: www. rcamasterschamps.ca. tberridge@burnabynow. com

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NCAA TRACK

Senior closes out career with title Junior B Lakers off to 6-1 start Tom Berridge

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Helen Crofts finished off her collegiate career at Simon Fraser University like a champion. The Clan senior added an NCAA Division II national outdoor track and field title to her mantle following a win in the women’s 800 metres at the championships in Pueblo, Colorado on Saturday. Crofts took an early lead and held off the competition to win by more than a second in the metric halfmile run in a track record time of 2:08.18. Crofts’ time was more than five seconds off the championship record of set by Teena Colebrook of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1990 and well off the collegiate record of 1:59.11 set by Wisconsin’s Suzy Hamilton in the same year. “I was able to get out to an early lead. It wasn’t a really fast place and the competition was close throughout. I was just able to pull away at the end,” said Crofts in a press release. Crofts finished more than a second ahead of runner-up Jaylen Rogers of Angelo State.

Earlier in the season, Crofts also won the NCAA Div. II indoor 800m title. SFU garnered all 18 of its women’s team points in the middle distance race. Lindsey Butterworth finished just off the podium in fourth place in a time of 2:10.03, while Sarah Sawatzky was sixthplace time was 2:10.87. All three runners earned AllAmerican status for their performances. Butterworth and Sawatzky, both juniors, will return to the Clan program next year. SFU’s 4x400m relay team of Crofts, Sawtzky, Michaela Kane and Chantel Desch finished in sixth place in the prelimaries and did not qualify for the final. Discus thrower Jade Richardson also missed earning a team points, placing ninth with a throw of 45.26 metres in the women’s event. “I think we’ve proven we can compete at this level,” said Clan head coach Britt Townsend in the release. For Crofts, it was a fitting finale to a fine postsecondary track career. On top of her two NCAA titles, Crofts also won two

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Twin titles: Helen Crofts, right, ended her SFU career with a national outdoor title in the 800 metres. earlier Great Northwest conference titles in the 400 and 1,500m. She is also a former National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion and is the current national record holder at 800m.

“This was a great way to finish my Clan career,” Crofts added. “Winning this title was the goal at the beginning of the season. I think as a group, we showed how strong we are, having three girls in the final.”

The Burnaby Lakers are off to a fast season start in the West Coast Junior Lacrosse League. The junior B Lakers improved their early season record to 6-1 following an 11-6 victory over last year’s playoff semifinalist Richmond Roadrunners at Minoru Arena last Friday. Playing with just nine runners against Richmond’s full bench, the Lakers received big games from Aaron Roberts and team captain Kevan Galte to pace Burnaby to its sixth win in seven starts. Galte, who is coming off a recent shoulder injury, showed no signs of having been out of practice, pacing the winners with four goals and four assists. Roberts, who currently leads the league with 21 goals and is second in overall scoring with 34 points, also potted four goals while adding two helpers for Burnaby. The Lakers fell behind 4-2 after the opening 20 minutes but reversed the score line in the middle stanza to head into the third period tied 6-6. Burnaby’s runners kept up the attack, scoring five times in the final frame while rookie goalie Cody Gilliam shut out the home team the rest of the way, finishing the game with 39 saves. Gilliam is currently fourth overall in the league with a 0.884 save percentage and is first in that category among goalies who have played three games or more. He also leads the league in saves with 281 stops. Burnaby is currently in a second-place tie with Port Coquitlam. Delta leads the Jr. B loop with a record of 7-1-1. Burnaby took on No. 1 Delta at the Ladner Leisure Centre Monday (after NOW deadlines). The Jr. B Lakers home games are held at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Saturdays, beginning at 8 p.m.

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Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • A39

BOX LACROSSE

Senior A Lakers still winless after two WLA season starts Tom Berridge

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The Burnaby Lakers have had enough of Vancouver Island, at least for the moment. The senior A Lakers lost to an Island team for the second time in as many weeks following a 14-8 loss to the unbeaten firstplace Vicoria Shamrocks at Bear Mountain Arena on Friday night. In their home and Western Lacrosse Association opener last week, Burnaby fell to the Nanaimo Timbermen by a single goal. This time out, the Lakers were facing arguably the toughest team in the seventeam loop. Withfiveplayers,including off-season pickup Scott Ranger – who all played together on the National Lacrosse League western semifinalist Calgary Roughnecks this season – Victoria’s Jeff Shattler said the Shamrocks have been assembled with a Mann Cup in mind. “We want to finish first. It’s huge in the playoffs and I really think our team is capable of doing it (winning a championship),” he said. “We’ve got a real shot

at it this year.” third period. Burnaby kept it close in “(Victoria’s) real the opening 20 minutes on strong,” said Burnaby Lake power-play goals by Shaun head coach Rory McDade. Dhaliwal, Dane Stevens “They definitely outplayed and Jackson Decker. us.” But Victoria answered Shattler and Ranger with two late both scored first-period hat tricks and “It’s early in the goals to take added five season, we’re a two-goal assists apiece, lead and then definitely not in while Corey opened the Small helped panic mode. … out on the left middle stanza with a fourside with three We’re going to goal run which goals and a singet better as the gle helper. led to backup guys return.” Joe Bell coming Stevens was in to replace the best on the RORY McDADE starter Dan Burnaby bench Burnaby Lakers head coach Lewis with the with a goal and deficit at 8-3. four helpers. Decker, with his second Bell took the loss, allowing of the game, and Darren six goals on 26 shots. Kinnear scored goals less “It’s early in the seathan two minutes apart to son, we’re definitely not in get the visitors to within panic mode. We improved four before the period on five-on-five going into ended. the Victoria game,” said Colton Clark and McDade, who expects to Dhaliwal, with his pair, led have 6-5 righthander Scott off the final period but that Jones back in the lineup was as close as the Lakers for Friday’s home game. would get. “We’re going to get better Victoria responded with as the guys return.” five of the next six goals as Burnaby is scheduled to they outshot Burnaby 17-8 take on Curtis Dickson and in the final frame. the Maple Ridge Burrards Newly acquired Blake at the Bill Copeland Sports Mattinson got his first WLA Centre on Friday. Game goal midway through the time is 7:45 p.m.

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Making the cut: Burnaby Lions’ Adam Mckenzie, in green, eludes a bevy of

North Delta tacklers in an under-14 matchup at the Burnaby club’s first-ever hosting of a spring flag football jamboree at Burnaby Lake-West on Saturday.

Clan grapplers United 4 Wrestling Three members of the Simon Fraser University women’s wrestling team competed at the recent United 4 Wrestling event in front of 3,500 spectators at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Justina DiStasio and Danielle Lappage represented Canada, while Victoria Anthony represented the U.S. in the event held to support the fight to keep wrestling in the Olympics. Earlier, Helen Maroulis pinned 2012 junior world silver medallist Irina Kisel at a similar event held at Grand Central Station in New York City.

Bodycheck: Burnaby Minor in support continued from page 37

A driving factor towards the ban was the risk and liability going forward in light of the growing body of research that recommends postponing bodychecking until later in a child’s physical development. A ban on bodychecking at the peewee levels would allow young 11- and 12-year-

old players to develop without fear of injury, said Rademaker. “You can’t argue with the facts,” he said. The Burnaby Minor Hockey Association is also in full support of Hockey Canada’s rule change on bodychecking, said spokesperson Larry Hayes.

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DRIVERS WANTED AZ, DZ, 3 or 1 with airbrakes: Terrific career opportunity with outstanding growth potential to learn how to locate rail defects using nondestructive testing. Plus extensive paid travel, meal allowance, 4 weeks vacation and benefits pkg. Skills Needed Ability to travel 6 months at a time, Apply online at www.sperryrail.com under careers. Click here to apply, keyword: Driver. DO NOT FILL IN CITY OR STATE. EOE

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General Employment

DAYTIME CLEANING Person, New West area. Mon, Wed & Fri, 2 hrs daily. $12/hr. 604-825-2282

Now Hiring

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• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 9770 - 199A Street, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytraffic.ca

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Health Care

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER, Burnaby Mon - Fri, 30 hrs /week. Email to: humanresources@milieu.ca

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Hotel Restaurant

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Some experience required. DISHWASHERS P/T or F/T position available. Apply in person with resume indicating position desired;

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EMPLOYMENT 1232

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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Sales

SALES REP SUPERVISOR (B.C. REGION) required for Floral Wholesaler in Burnaby. FT-permanent position available now. DL and clean record required. Must be able to travel within B.C. Salary based on proven sales experience. Extended benefits at 6 months. Email resume to: bloombc2@telus.net or fax: 604-412-9959

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Trades/Technical

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Social Services

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

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS. Licensed, 4th year & 3rd year Technicians required. Signing/ moving allowance, full company benefits, very aggressive bonus/ pay plan. Ford experience preferred, but not required. Denham Ford, Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Email resume: Attention: Dean Brackenbury; dbrackenbury@denhamford.com.

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EDUCATION 1403

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Education

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For Sale Miscellaneous

STEEL BUILDING - BLOWOUT CLEARANCE SALE! 20X22 $4,188. 25X26 $4,799. 30X34 $6,860. 32X44 $8,795. 40X50 $12,760. 47X74 $17,888. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-542 www.pioneersteel.ca

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Furniture

STAIR LIFT $1500 OBO Stannah 260 Stair Lift w/ 2 left turns of rail, 40" (3 stairs), 98" (8 stairs), 55" (5 stairs). Take part or all. Exc cond. (604) 351-5692

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Lumber/Building Supplies

STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS - UP TO 60% OFF! 30x40, 40x60, 50x80, 60x100, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call: 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

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Wanted to Buy

SPORTS CARDS Serious buyer will pay $$ for pre 1970 sports cards in good condition. Paul 604-514-3844

CHILDREN 3015

Childcare Available

CREATIVE MINDS LIC’D. 1-5 yrs ECE Teacher, Educational Progs & Preschool. 18th Ave, Burnaby. 10% off 1st 3 mths. 604-525-5778

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Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE OF DISPOSITION TAKE NOTICE THAT the City of Burnaby proposes to transfer a portion of closed road dedicated by Plan 5736, comprising of 0.516ha, shown outlined as Pcl 'A' on Reference Plan BCP___, DL 166, Gp 1, NWD to Marinelli Investments (NFW) Ltd. in exchange for road dedication comprising of 0.277ha shown outlined on Subdivision Plan BCP___ dated the 9th day of August, 2013 and $368,750.

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Kids On The Go

Darla 604.444.3054

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Accounting/ Bookkeeping

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Dogs

Cats

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Livestock/ Poultry

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PB KANE Corso ready, m/f, dew claws/tails, 1st/2nd shots, deworm, $1500, 604-802-8480

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Business Opps/ Franchises

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PURE Bred Bull Terrier, with papers, female, blk/white, 11/mo, all shots $1800, 604-831-0631

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PB STD Apricot poodle avail for stud $400. 4lb pb fawn chihuahua for stud $500. 604-607-5003 SWIFT DOG SPORTS Training]Dog Walking]Pet Sitting www.swiftdogsports.com

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Dogs

2 MALE PRESA Canario Dewormed twice. 2nd shot complete, CCC Reg. 604-807-2813

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Notes

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Contact Coverall of BC A Respected Worldwide Leader in Franchised Office Cleaning!

CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca

HIMALAYAN Show Cats 5+yrs M/F 250.00 Kittens 500.00 up Approved homes with NO cats Port Moody 604-939-1231

Legal/Public Notices

LAYING BROWN HENS Tame. Laying well. $6.00 each. Cloverdale ★ 604-541-0007

HORSE BOARDING available in Port Coquitlam. Westside Stables. Full/Semi/Self Board. For more information call Sandy 604-941-5434 cel 778-388-5434

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BUSINESS SERVICES TAX RETURNS - BOOKKEEPING Personal - Small Business Current - Delinquent 20 yrs exp. 604-420-1108

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SUDOKU

1. __ Dhabi, Arabian capital 4. Invests in little enterprises 8. Stalk of a moss capsule 12. Beach material 14. Maneuver in a game 15. A castrated male chicken 16. Write bad checks 17. Sewer inhabitants 18. Farewell (Spanish) 19. Player makes 3 goals in one game 22. Greek rainbow goddess 23. Tax collector

DOWN

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REAL ESTATE Real Estate Services

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Condos/ Townhouses

6008-42

Rates are going Up! Call Now. 2.60% 5 year Variable 2.79% 5 year Fixed Self Employed, Credit Damage OK, Commercial & Residential Martinique Walker, AMP Verico Assent Mortgage Corp Call: 604-984-9159

6008

S. Surrey/ White Rock

PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

For Sale by Owner

6015

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-14

Okanagan/ Interior

Langley/ Aldergrove

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

6020-34

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Abbotsford

IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

6008-14

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

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Surrey

6020

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

Out Of Town Property

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

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

6020-06

Chilliwack

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

Apartments & Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR’s $900-$950 2 BR’s $1150-$1300 Cameron St, Bby, great location! Lougheed mall, Rec center, schools & transit. Available Now 604-420-8715, 604-221-7720 www.lougheedproperties.com 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

BALMORAL STREET

6052 FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

6505

1 BR/1BA Suite Reno’d, AVAIL. JUNE 1st. Includes heat & hot water. Laundry in building. N/S. Small pets OK. $800 mo. Email: aeadmin@telus.net

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02

RENTALS

6065

Recreation Property

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

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

AMBER (W)

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

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

IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $405,000, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

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AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

6020-46

New Westminster

S. Surrey/ White Rock

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

QUEENS AVE New West, 980 sq ft, 2 bdr, 2bth, 5th flr corner condo with 180 degree view. Nicely kept & recently updated only $257,300. PropertyGuys.com id 76804 or call 604-862-3805

TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580

6008-28

Richmond

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

6008-30

Surrey

6020-14

Langley/ Aldergrove

COMPLETELY UPDATED approx 2000 sf, 4 BR, 3 full bth, central loc, RV prkg, nr schools,

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shops & bus. $795,000. 778-233-5500

6030 $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

ARBOUR GREENE BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sft, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 19 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $679,000. Call 604-734-1300

Lots & Acreage

ESTATE SALE 5253 sf view lot in New West. Must be sold offers to $525k. Ed Unrau , Green Acres Rlty. (604) 872-8586, 807-0716

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

552 Dansey Ave, Coq Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.

office: cell:

604-939-4903 778- 229-1358

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

BBY STH 2 BR Apt. adult bldg, no pets Near all amens. Incls heat & hot water, parking, $975. 604-921-1572 or 604-828-9917

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR APT;

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604-939-8905

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Mobile Homes

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

OWN THE land, Chilliwack, 1092sf, 2bdrm rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

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

Incls heat, hot water, cable & parking. Near schools, shops, Bus & Sky train. Available June 1st & July 15th. Cats ok! Deposit req’d. Call 604-521-2884 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: cell:

604-937-7343 778-863-9980

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

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

WHITGIFT GARDENS 550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

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

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

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

1-888-495-7106

whitgift@concertproperties.com

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Houses - Rent

BBY, CUMBERLAND & 14th Ave, 3 BR, 2 baths, now, $1900. 604-376-0325 or 604-525-3870

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

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

Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

1030 - 5th Ave, New West

815 - 5th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 COQ 1121 HOWIE, 1 BR, $800 incls hot wtr/sec prkg. NS/NP. 604-936-0277 or 604-787-6470

SURREY LOT 27, 4615sf NEW RF12 building lot, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637

NEW WEST NR RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $795 & bachelor $605. Incls heat/u/g parking, no pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: cedarsunset@shaw.ca

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

CALL 604 715-7764

Cell: 604-813-8789

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

NEW WEST. 1 BR Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. From $790. Call (604) 724-8353.

NEW WEST very lge quiet 1BR apt, h/w flrs, nr shops/bus, ns, np. $850. Now/Jun 1. 604-524-4775

New Westminster

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

Apt/Condos

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

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

COQ 2 BR apartment, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277

COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720, 2 BR $820. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

GARDEN VILLA

CALYPSO COURT

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

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

COQ CENTRAL Howie, Lrg 1 BR condo, sec prkg. 3rd flr, view. $850incl ht/ht wtr. 604-526-0020

6508

BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2100. Avail NOW. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-10

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR, $850. Avail June 1. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-346-6362

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

Apt/Condos

Suites Available

AMBER ROCHESTOR LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

6508

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

office: 604- 936-1225

739 PRINCESS ST

Spectacular, large 2 BR Condo. Absolutely stunning 270 degree views. 2 bathrooms, 2 parking and great adult oriented building. No pets, non-smokers. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty 604 521-0311

North Burnaby

BRENTWOOD MALL. Priv furn lrg room, in shared quiet bsmt ste. $490 all incld . 604-723-1837

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

2BR, FOREST ST. BURNABY Gr. lvl incl. utils, cbl, internet. $875 mo. June 1. 604-708-1646

BBY, BCIT. Lower 2 BR, $700 & 1 BR $550, Upper 2 BR $1100; plus utls. Quiet, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. 604-294-4687 or 604-418-6249 BBY N, 1 BR, 5 appls, storage, incls cable/net. $800 + 1/2 utls. Jun 1. NS/NP. 604-942-1508 BBY N 2 BR suite $850, share w/d & utils, some view, n/p.121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403 BBY nr BCIT 1 person, 1 BR bsmt, quiet, shr w/d, 750 sf, ns, np $750 incl utils, 1-604-820-8664

View this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

BBY S. 1 BR g/lev, lrg 950sf, very nice, sep kitch, own W/D. NS/NP. $875 incls utl. 604-526-7335

New Westminster

BBY WILLINGDON, 1 BR & Den, nr BCIT & bus, $800 incls hydro, ns/np, Jun 1. 604-299-2541

1 Br. Apt., $800/mo., Large Balcony, Updated, Near Transit & Amens. Small Pet Available OK.

1st of month

St Andrews Street Call 604.202.2420

COQ. $725/MO. 1 BD, 4 appls, stove, frig, washer, dryer. Close to all amens, avail June 1st, incls utils. NO PETS. 604-454-4540 COQ CENTRE, Bright 2 BR, sh’d W/D, $850 + shd utls. NS/NP. Jun 1. Near transit. 604-218-8164

Rentals

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RENTALS

HOME SERVICES

N WEST 1 BR suite , w/d, lam flrs, 1 pkng, sm pet ok, f/p. Imed. $850 inc util. 604-352-2453, 777-1767

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

B&Y MOVING

DIRTY WINDOWS? DIRTY GUTTERS? Black Bear Window Cleaning does windows, gutters & siding. Insured & Guaranteed. Commercial & Residential. Call: 778 892-2327

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

Gutter & window cleaning, power washing. Prompt, professional. 30 yrs exp. Simon 604-230-0627

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

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

6605

Townhouses Rent

NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail July 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca

POCO, NEWER 2 BR g/lev ste avail now, own W/D. $850 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-944-7095

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR $995 apts, quiet complex, incls hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amens, No pets. 778-323-4317

RIVERS INLET

7015

Escort Services

Townhouses

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

8140

coquitlampropertyrentals.ca

HOME SERVICES 8068

Demolition

DEMOLITION

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8015

Appliance Repairs

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

8035

Carpet Cleaning

2 RMS+HALL=$70, Dry in 2 hr. Natural, non-toxic, BBB Accredited. 778-822-0346 www.FINTASTIC.ca

8055

Cleaning

Old garage, carport, house, pool, repair main waterline, break concrete & removal. Licensed • Insured • WCB

604-716-8528

8073

Drainage

RNC DRAINAGE

−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

8080

Electrical

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

Electrical Installations; Renos and Repairs. Member of BBB. www.nrgelectric.ca 604-520-9922 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

*HOUSE & HOME Cleaning* We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Call 604- 700 -9218 A QUALITY CLEANING exp res /comm. low rate’s senior’s disc 778.239.9609 or 778.998.9127

TWO LITTLE LADIES. For all your cleaning needs. Lic’d & Insured. Call 778-395-6671

8060

Excavating - Drain Tile

Concrete

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE

❏ All Jobs BIG & small ❏ Concrete Removal ❏ Seniors discount. Friendly, Family Business, 40+ years experience!

604-240-3408

Piattelli Concrete, Specialist in Removal, Replace, Forming, Exposed Aggregate, Sidewalks, Driveways, 35yrs Exp. Free Est. Thomas 604-897-5071

Heating

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 Excavating - Drain Tile Demolitions. Fully insured • WCB 604-716-8528

8090

Fencing/Gates

West Coast Cedar Installations New, repaired or rebuilt ★ Fences & Decks ★ 604-435-5755 or 604-788-6458

8095

Fiberglass

FIBERGLASS SUNDECKS www.bestfiberglassdecks.ca Call: (604) 780-3939

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Landscaping

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, pavers, ponds & walls, returfing, demos, drainage, jackhammering. Old pools filled in, decks, concrete 604.782.4322

8160

Moving & Storage

Lawn & Garden

604-708-8850

Low Budget Moving.com

★ 604-652-1660 ★

Licensed & Insured, local & storage. Ca & US long distance 604-505-1386 * 604-505-9166

TLL MOVING Local & Long Distance. Good Rates. Licensed & Insured. Call 778-389-6357

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

AAA PRECISION PAINTING

• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Experience • Fully Insured • WCB Covered Residential Specialists

QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.

778.881.6096

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582 Residential & Commercial Landscape Maintenance • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Rake • Hedge Trim • Tree Pruning • Lawn Repairs • Yard Clean-up Garden Designing & Installation.

Free Est. 604-779-6978

www.alljobslandscaping.com 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

FAIRWAY PAINTING

Fully Insured 20 yrs. exp. • Free Est. Call 604INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS 10% OFF

A & W Landscape • Tree & Hedge, Clean-up, Power Wash, Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

8175

Masonry

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

7291234

PAINTING FOR LESS $$$ European quality Since 1982 Lowest Price Guaranteed! Interior experts. Paul 778.919.2213

8200

Patios/Decks/ Railings

★TUFFDECK.CA★

Water Proofing, Railings & Gates

Call 604-600-2747

8205 A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302

Paving/Seal Coating

8185

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

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

604-537-4140

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

ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020

www.affordablemoversbc.com

Renovations & Home Improvement

Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole / Patch Commercial & Residential www.jaconbrospaving.com

604-618-2949

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

8220

Home Renovations Expert Bathroom, kitchen remodels + more 604-307-2837 accentcontracting.ca ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. Call 604-521-1567 High United Construction New build, renos, drywall, tile, stucco, plumbing, patio cover. Big/small. Randy 604-250-1385 Moon Construction Building Services Additons, Renovations, New Construction, Specializing in Concrete Forming, Framing & Siding. 604-218-3064

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc. Lic. BBB, 604-874-4808

8225

Power Washing

POWER WASHING GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prompt Professional Service 30 years experience

Simon 604-230-0627

Rubbish Removal

CHEAP CHEAP

8300

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

DC STUCCO. 21 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385

9102

Auto Finance

A+

FRASERVIEW COAST TO COAST ROOFING LTD. ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~

Gary, 604-897-3614

9110

Collectibles & Classics

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 2 door hardtop, all original, collector plates, $7500 obo. Call 604-874-4397

9125

Domestic

2006 SMART Car for two, diesel, convertible, new tires, 61,091 km. Gd cond. $9,900. 604-942-8351

Bros. Roofing Ltd. Over 40 Years in Business SPECIALIZING IN CEDAR, FIBERGLASS LAMINATES AND TORCH ON.

Liability Insurance, WCB, BBB, Free Estimates

604-983-0133

10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: sjscot@shaw.ca (604) 794-3428.

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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

1991 Ventura Royale Immaculate condition, have all service records, a must to see. $3,800. Call: (604) 850-8742

9145

Scrap Car Removal

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

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

8255

Rubbish Removal

Bulldog Disposal Co Home & Yard Clean Ups Residential/Commercial No Job Too Small Free Estimates- 7 Days/Wk Call Tony 604-834-2597 www.bulldogdisposal.ca

BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL

Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760

Tree Services

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

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

95 CHEV BLAZER LT

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

8315

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

Roofing

Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION

Tiling

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

A1 AUTO LOANS. Good, Bad or no Credit - No problem. We help with rebuilding credit & also offer a first time buyer program. Call 1-855-957-7755.

Reno’s: Basement Suites, Kitchens & Baths, Electrical services etc. • 604-728-4336

8250

8309

AUTOMOTIVE

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

Plumbing

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

8255

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198

ASPHALT PAVING

www.constructivelandscaping.com

Moving & Storage

8240

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

TCP MOVING 1 to 3 men from $40

Installation, Repairs and Maintenance. Serving Lower Mainland since 1980. 604-218-8572

8155

8185

Handyperson

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc, Lic., BBB, 604-874-4808

604-942-2012

Alarm/Security

8130

Gutters

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

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

8010

8125

Burnaby NOW • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • A43

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

SPACE BOOKING For: SPACE BOOKINGS ABBY Rep: LParsons Black with1413134 leather interior. Ad#: Fully loaded,Blazer aircared, excellent 95 Chev LT condition, abby360,000 prodkm color if possible Asking $1850

604-467-8914 after 7pm

9160

Sports & Imports

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270 1999 TOYOTA Camry V, 4dr, 4 cyl, auto, AC, exc cond, well serv, aircared. $4986. 604-434-5318

9515

Boats

14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4500. 604-519-0075

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $6,975. 604-837-7564 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720

9522

RV’s/Trailers

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

E

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

1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS


A44 • Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • Burnaby NOW

BRAND NEW 2013 F150s 2013 FORD VEHICLES

BRAND NEW 2013 F150s

2013 EDGE SEL Sport Utility STX 4x2

STX 4x2

#136013 CAMERA, ORIGINALSYNC, MSRPMYFORD $28,899TOUCH, #1319066 REVERSE ORIGINAL MSRP $ ** $37,499

#136013 ORIGINAL MSRP $28,899

20,495

20,495

$

**

BRAND NEW!

BRAND NEW!

LARIAT 4X4 SUPERCREW

28,995** BRAND NEW!

BRAND NEW!

42,995**

ECOBOOST, NAVIGATION, LOADED, #136477 ORIGINAL MSRP $59,559

$

$

**

(NAVIGATION) #136526 ORIGINAL MSRP $54,519 BRAND NEW!

$40,929

28,995

$

25,988*

$

#136111 ORIGINALMSRP MSRP$38,699 ORIGINAL

#136111 ORIGINAL MSRP $38,699

FX4 4X4 SUPERCREW

$

2013 XLT 4X4FLEX SEL AWD MOONROOF, #1319981

XLT 4X4

BRAND NEW 2013 F150s

47,945** BRAND NEW!

27,888*

$

IMPORTS • IMPORTS • IMPORTS

2012 TOYOTA RAV 4 AWD

2012 FIAT 500 2013 MAZDA 6 2011 MERCEDES 2012 NiSSAN 2012 TOYOTA SEDAN ALTIMA 2.5 CAMRY LE SEDAN SPORT ML350 Hatchback, Leather, Stk# 1292018

Stk# 1391925

Diesel., Stk# 1199933

Stk# 1292010

Stk# 1292011

Stk# 1299971

16,988* $18,580* $53,888* $17,988* $20,988* $24,980*

$

GET READY FOR

2013 MUSTANG PREMIUM CONVERTIBLE

COUPE

Pony Package, Stk# 1309048 Original MSRP $39,999

$

MUSTANG SUMMER FUN 2013 MUSTANG GT 2013 FORD MUSTANG 2013 MUSTANG ROUSH Stk# 1309959 Original MSRP $44,399

GT CONVERTIBLE

NAV., Stk# 1302016 Original MSRP $51,899

BLACK BEAUTY

SPECIAL ORDER

Stk# 1301883

$ $ $ * * * 38,988 37,988* 28,988 33,988

2013 FLEX SEL AWD Moonroof, heated seats #1319981

27,888

$

2010 LINCOLN MKX AWD #1091961

31,200

$

2007 HUMMER H3 4WD #2791692A

21,995

$

2010 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED RUBICON #1099979

26,688

$

2004 NISSAN SENTRA SDN #2499864 ............................................. $5888 2008 FORD FOCUS SE #2809012 ..................................................... $5888 2006 CHEVROLET COBALT LS #2639601 .......................................... $5895 2005 FORD FOCUS SE ZX4 #2503068 .............................................. $6488 2006 SUZUKI SWIFT+ #2699040 ...................................................... $6888 2008 CHEVROLET UPLANDER #2839999 .......................................... $6888 2006 CHEVROLET AVEO LS WGN #2639702 ..................................... $7288

2012 F150 SVT RAPTOR SUPERCREW 4X4 Luxury pkg., moonroof, navigation, Limited. #1213608

56,888

$

2013 JEEP COMPASS SPORT 4WD #1391967

23,995

$

2012 DODGE AVENGER SXT SEDAN

#1291963

14,995

$

2008 MITSUBISHI ENDEAVOR LTD #2894927

17,600

$

2002 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS SDN #2299980 ............................... $7888 2005 CHEVROLET COBALT SS CPE LEATHER & MOONROOF #2531774 .......... $7988 2003 NISSAN MURANO SL AWD #2399983 ...................................... $7988 2007 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF CITY CL HB #2796517............................. $8988 2008 PONTIAC MONTANA SV6 7 PASSENGER #2841693................. $9488 2004 FORD ESCAPE XLS FWD #2414571A ....................................... $9888 2006 TOYOTA MATRIX WGN #2691937 ............................................. $9888

*All prices plus dealer doc charge of $499. **Price is net of all Ford incentives including $1000 Costco offer if applies plus dealer doc charge of $499. Sale ends on May 31st, 2013

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301 STEWARDSON WAY, NEW WESTMINSTER

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Burnaby Now May 29 2013