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Col. Canuck having the ride of his life Stanley Cup finals revving up locals

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Canuck spirit: Crazy Canuck Andrew Nicolson gets a lift from Colonel Canuck (Glenn Renney) in their efforts to get residents excited about the Vancouver Canucks bid to win the Stanley Cup.

Canuck Fever is reaching a feverish pitch in the Royal City as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals. While flags have been waving from cars and pubs have been filled with hockey fans for weeks, two New Westminster residents have stood out in the crowd. One of those is Colonel Canuck (aka New Westminster resident/realtor Glenn Renney), who has been spotted from New Westminster to Vancouver in his Canuck-coloured jeep. Having bought the Jeep in Penticton at last year’s Elvis Festival, he woke up one morning this spring and thought about painting it in Canuck colours. “I got a couple cans of spray paint and went wild,” he said. “I did some pin striping. It came out quite nicely.” Back in 1994, Renney sponsored a Matador that traveled the country supporting the Canucks during their run to the Stanley Cup. “The best part about doing ◗Canuck Page 3

Hume Park school may get another reprieve

Superintendent says school should be given three years to try and build enrolment BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

New Westminster school trustees won’t be voting on the future of Hume Park Elementary until June 7, but if they follow

the recommendations of superintendent John Woudzia, the small Sapperton area school looks like it will be safe for another year. Woudzia submitted a recommendation at the end of Tuesday night’s regular school board meeting that has four components to it. Woudzia said he believes the district should provide the Hume Park school community the opportunity to develop a

plan to increase enrolment that is educationally and fiscally sound; that a report on this process be presented to the board by March 31, 2012; that if the plan is approved, the school be given three years, starting with the 2012/13 school year, to implement the plan; and that if the plan is approved and implemented, the board will evaluate the implementation of the plan before the end of the 2014/15 school year.

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this whole thing is the smiles from people,” he said “They turn and smile, wave and cheer.” On game nights, Renney often drives downtown, gets the crowd outside Rogers Arena revved up, and returns home to Colonel’s Corner to watch the game at home with some of his West End neighbours. Renney would love to see the Canucks win the series in four, but suspects it will take six games before they hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. “This is definitely the year – one million per cent,” he said. “We owe Boston. They owe us for giving them Cam Neely. We gave them Milan Lucic.” Renney remembers attending his first hockey game in Grade 2, when the Canucks played the New York Rangers. The longtime Canuck fan, Col. Canuck, has a tattoo of Johnny Canuck and assorted hockey symbols on his calf – and is hoping to soon add the piece de resistance, the Stanley Cup. Andrew Nicholson is another New Westminster resident who’s hard to miss in his Crazy Canuck “I am just going getup. “My first game was with my to go nuts. I am father at the Coliseum when I was a year old,” he said “My father had going to freak tickets. We would go all out. I am prob- season’s the time.” Nicholson has attended far ably going to fewer games since the Canucks start bawling left the Coliseum, in part because of the rising ticket cost and in part my eyes out.” due to the change of atmosphere ANDREW NICHOLSON from the old venue. During this year’s Stanley Cup run, Nicholson New West Canucks fan cruises the uptown getting people excited for the game and then hits one (or two) of the local watering holes to see the on-ice action. “I have always been a die-hard fan,” he said. “My main goal is to get people pumped. I enjoy the attention, obviously.” Nicholson dressed up as a super fan during the Canucks 1994 playoff run but has upped the ante this year. Face paint and coloured wigs are now part of the Crazy Canuck getup. “I thought I’d go out on a limb this year,” he said. “People enjoy it.” Leaving his Royal City residence, Nicholson has a pre-game circuit that includes stops at Moonrakers Pub, Safeway, London Drugs, Starbucks, Save-on Foods and Rivers Reach pub. “Whether we win or lose I do it all over again. I do my rounds,” he said. “I have a whistle I blow. I have a hockey stick.” Nicholson predicts the Canucks will win their first two home games, split games three and four in Boston and win the Cup in Game 5 in Vancouver. “I am just going to go nuts,” he said. “I am going to freak out. I am probably going to start bawling my eyes out.” Nicholson has no objections to last-minute additions to the Vancouver Canuck bandwagon. “Like they say, We are All Canucks,” he said. “Vancouver is doing it. If anyone wants to get into it, enjoy it.” The students in Stephanie Musgrove’s kindergarten class at Lord Kelvin Elementary School are among those who have been avidly following the Canuck’s season. Musgrove is one of the teachers who have supported the Fin’s Friends program for about five years, a program for primary students that teaches them about friendship and social responsibility. While the students have been talking about Fin since

Dear Canucks: Kindergarten students Joy Li, left, and Mirna Younes, below, of Lord Kelvin Elementary, wrote out their pleas to the Canucks. For more photos of the students, visit www.royalcity record.com. Photos contributed/ THE RECORD

focused on training and playing their games,” Musgrove said. “Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was some way we could see the Stanley Cup?” After the Canucks won their first-round series, Musgrove told her students that she’d take them on a field trip to Rogers Arena to see the Stanley Cup – not realizing it’s based in Ontario and wouldn’t be in Vancouver. “All we need them to see them is one class of five-yearolds would really like to see it,” she said. “Think of these kindergarten kids. The cup is bigger than them!” Musgrove said one of the boys in her class had limited English at the start of the school year, but was still able to name most of the top players in the NHL. Throughout the playoffs they’ve been bringing in newspaper clippings about the games and posting them on the wall. “It encourages them to be looking at other types of media,” she said. “It’s been amazing what kind of news they have been bringing in.”

Canadian bacon: A pig statue at Heather Winnichuk’s Victory Height’s home decorated in Canucks gear. September, they really caught Canuck Fever when the playoffs got underway. Musgrove made a large poster in the school that showed all the teams, who won the games and series and advanced to the next rounds. “I update that poster every day,” she said. They have been watching all the games.” Musgrove has used aspects of the NHL playoffs to support school curriculum. Kids have played hockey in P.E., they’ve done journal entries about the Canucks and have written notes to the Vancouver Canucks that appeal to them to bring the Stanley Cup to Lord Kelvin Elementary School. “The Canucks are not taking any fan mail. They are

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Signing in the new chief Putting on their finest, city police and dignitaries attended a change of command ceremony on June 1 marking the retirement of outgoing Chief Constable Lorne Zapotichny and the promotion of Dave Jones to the Chief Constable’s position. The ceremony was held in Queen’s Park Arena. For a photo gallery of the event, go to www.royal cityrecord.com. Larry Wright/THE RECORD

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Cops, city targeting bad behaviour in parks BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER brichter@royalcityrecord.com

New Westminster police and the city’s bylaw officers say they will be targeting criminal and nuisance behaviour and stepping up enforcement in the Royal City’s parks for the summer. Incidents like public intoxication and trespassing, which includes being in any city park after dusk, tend to increase each year when the weather warms up, according to a press release from Const. Bruce Carrie. Carrie said the purpose of the enforcement is to “ensure that our parks are a safe and enjoyable place for each and every person. Criminal and nuisance behaviour will not be tolerated.” Carrie said police and the city’s parks, culture and recreation staff will be operating on a zero tolerance policy. Those caught violating the rules under the city’s parks bylaw will face an imme-

diate 90-day ban on entering any parks or city recreation facilities under the zero tolerance policy. The ban will be in addition to any other fines or criminal charges warranted. “Those found committing criminal offences will be arrested. Those that commit violations under our city bylaws will be escorted from the park and issued a violation ticket,” the press release states. Carrie said liquor-related offences including possessing liquor, underage drinking or public intoxication will all be subject to $230 fines and parents of minors caught drinking will be notified and responsible for paying any fines. The New Westminster police’s school liaison officer will be informing high school students about the project. Carrie said in addition to regular and bike patrols by police and patrols by city staff, the Citizens Crime Watch Patrol volunteers will also be helping in the project. www.twitter.com/BrentRichter

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Trustee Brent Atkinson said that while he has some questions as to why Woudzia released his recommendations Tuesday, he is still looking for more information on how the school would be configured and what staffing levels would need to be at Hume Park in September. Trustee Jim Goring said it would not be appropriate to offer any comments prior to receiving Woudzia’s final report. The Hume Park issue came back to the forefront

in April when Atkinson moved a motion to look at what options there would be for a school with a September enrolment of 23 to 26 students. That led to the district undergoing a 45-day consultation process into the future of the school that concluded at the end of May. Woudzia put out a 20page report where he outlined different scenarios for what programs or classes could be housed at Hume Park. Those options included keeping the status quo,

consolidating Hume Park with Richard McBride, or having the home learners’ program, alternate program, early French immersion or Montessori classes at Hume Park. “Hume Park is a very valuable resource for the school district,” Woudzia told The Record last month. “We’re looking at ways to optimize the value of that asset.” Trustees meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the New Westminster Secondary School library. www.twitter.com/AlfieLau

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Yes, we are all Canucks – at least this week

and pizza joints are ordering more pepWho doesn’t want to be on the winning team? And so far, so good. peroni. Wednesday night, for the two people For hockey fans, this is akin to not in the Lower Mainland who missed it, just the cherry on top of the sundae but Vancouver beat the Boston Bruins in a a mountain of sundaes. As well, it’s kept nailbiter, scoring the only goal our mind off the rain, high gas of Game 1 in the final 20 secprices, the HST debate and onds of the third period. loads of other things that we THE RECORD Of course, it’s early in the feel powerless over. run, but the win was enough Not that we can do anyto send droves of jubilant fans out on thing about a hockey game. the streets waving banners and hoisting All the horn-honking, betting pools, home-made tinfoil Stanley Cups. blue paint and beards, despite our highBreweries are scheduling extra shifts, est hopes, have little if no impact on our

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team’s chances. But it’s a great way to let off some steam, guzzle a beer or two with friends and leave your troubles behind in the old work cubicle. Yes, it’s professional sports – which means it’s big business and big marketing, and, like the Olympics, it often raises ethical questions. But heck, it’s fun. And one has to admire the raw physical challenge of men zig-zagging down a rink at 45 km/h chasing a bouncing puck, or goalies wearing what amounts to hazmat gear as they try to stop a pro-

jectile the size of a burger travelling at over 100 km/hour. It is, indeed, a special skill. Of course, there’s the whole made- inCanada pride thing as well. While forms of hockey have been traced back to ancient Egyptian times, most historians believe ice hockey gained its name from Col. Hockey, who served in Nova Scotia during the mid1800s. Hockey is our game, and whether our team wins or not, we, at least this week, are all Canucks.

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here’s nothing like a cesses. Illiteracy is virtually trip abroad to make you non-existent (0.2 per cent) and appreciate home. And women have seen some victoafter a recent sojourn in Cuba, ries. The law states that men I’ve come to appreciate things have to take on an equal share of formerly taken for granted in housework, for instance. There’s Canada: things like fully stocked a real community feel to the grocery shelves, freedom of the place. The streets of Havana are press and toilet paper in abunalways full of people laughing dance. and talking. Drugs are unheard I set out on my first visit to of (mainly because drug-related the small, Caribbean island with crimes are punishable by death), a certain political curiosity. I and the HIV/AIDS rates is a low wanted to see the country before 0.1 per cent of the adult populaFidel Castro died. tion. What was it like for The more nauseatpeople there? Did the ing signs of capitalism JENNIFER MOREAU revolution improve – McDonalds and the the status of women? incessant promotion of Were they healthy? Were they consumer culture, for example – happy? are nowhere to be found. Instead Cuba has always had a speof billboards, there is state cial place in the hearts of activpropaganda everywhere, with ists as the tiny country that slogans like “Socialismo, si!” and pulled off a revolution, stood up “Revolution, siempre.” to the United States and kicked One of the creepiest images I out all of the foreign companies saw was a mural on the side of leeching off the land. a run-down housing complex. It There’s a leftist romanticism featured a cartoonish four-eyed about the place, one of the last creature looking in all directions strongholds of socialism, but in brandishing a walkie-talkie, with reality, it’s not that glamorous. some text that said something They have a horrible human along the lines of: “We stand on rights record and the prestiguard for socialism.” The mural gious distinction of being one of was from Committees for the the few countries in the world Defense of the Revolution, a that refuses to let human rights cross-country network of citizen observers into their prisons. informants that report any counThe average Cuban makes ter revolutionary activity to the less than a dollar a day, Internet state. is heavily monitored (if you can As a journalist, Cuba’s freeget it) and there are only four dom of the press, or lack thereof, national TV channels, all statewas particularly alarming. The run. Cuba certainly has its suc◗Cuba Page 7

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On that path, we know how critical it is to work closely with, and have the support of, our neighbours in the city. We have already reached out to neighbors, residents, businesses and city officials and will continue to do so. To enhance those efforts even further, we are proposing the formation of a Sapperton/Harvest Neighbourhood Committee to ensure everyone has the opportunity to stay informed and involved. It would provide residents with a regular forum for staying up to date on our operations and how we are progressing on the plan. We remain very excited and optimistic about the prospects for our operations in New Westminster. The work done here and at our other operations plays an integral role in achieving the sustainability goals of the entire region. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Mike Fournier, regional vice-president, Harvest Power

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Hospitals need help

Dear Editor:

I was recently in the Royal Columbian Hospital; I spent two days in the emergency room. I was released, but I had to return and spent three days in a hallway eventually moving to a room. I might not have had to stay for 10 days, but I contracted the hospital intestinal bug. I was well taken care of, and I have nothing but praise for the staff. The place seemed well kept with pictures, plants and decent chairs. I’m sure that these are the things that keep patients, visitors and staff in good cheer. Unless things have changed since September last year, when my boyfriend was in the Richmond Hospital, it was depressing. In one room he was in, the plaster was coming off the wall, the curtains were missing hooks, and there was a strange mixture of chairs that looked like they had been brought from the recycling station. Also, paint was wearing off the cupboards and the bathroom was just a toilet cubbyhole; I’m sure contributing to the abruptness of the staff. Finally he was sent to palliative care. The area was nice, but he was shoved in a corner of a room meant for two and already occupied. He had absolutely no privacy, with very little room for a visitor. Now I read that St Paul’s Hospital is falling apart.

country’s broadcast media. Instead of commercials, they run public service announcements that look like they were shot in the ‘80s. Havana used to have countless newspapers before the revolution, but numbers dwindled to a handful, all state run, of course. The most popular is the Granma, which I heard sells out quickly because Cubans use it for toilet paper, an often scarce commodity. So if you have a problem with the government, raising criticism in the media is impossible. In fact, raising criticism, period, is impossible unless you want to go to prison. Even as recently as June 1, Human Rights Watch was on Cuba’s back for

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Faking sincerity on HST Dear Editor:

As Premier Christy Clark continues to throw millions of our dollars at the awful chance that real grassroots democracy might triumph over her desperate efforts to make us swallow the HST, we see and hear a number of business folk telling us that the HST is good for us. There is also a hastily cobbled-together organization of 30 axe-grinding business groups called the Smart Tax Alliance telling us that (surprise!) the HST is good for us. This is one of the oldest political wheezes of them all – gaggles of folksy citizens popping up to support the government’s pet commandment. Does the ploy really work? If so, can we expect the sudden appearance of more groups gifted with some special intelligence that tells them, politically, on which side their bread is buttered? How about Grey-Haired Mothers for the HST and Why Don’t You Phone Home More Often? Surely that would score on the side of goodness and honesty. It has been said, after all, that once you learn to fake sincerity you have it made. Tony Eberts, New Westminster

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convicting six peaceful dissidents, suggesting little has changed with Fidel’s brother Raul now in charge. People are still often arrested on charges of “dangerousness, “which means you haven’t actually committed a crime but there is the possibility you may do so in the future. Yes, I understand that the situation is complex and that Cuba has been living for decades under a silly U.S. embargo that’s choked the country. I get the fact that Cubans were left virtually alone in the world after the USSR collapsed – which is what leftists will often remind you of if you criticize the country: “Castro has to be that harsh because the rest of the world is against him.” For me, Cuba has always represented change

– the possibility and more importantly the reality. But social change is supposed to give people more freedom, strengthen democracy and improve lives. I went to Cuba with an open curiosity, only to return with more questions. Sure, Cuba’s defenders will point to the successes, mainly literacy, free health care and education. But do you really need a dictatorship for that? What good is phenomenally high voter turnout when there’s only one party to vote for? What’s the point of organizing a revolution to replace one dictator with another? Jennifer Moreau is a reporter with the Burnaby NOW, The Record’s sister paper. Follow her at www.twitter@JenniferMoreau.

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CITY CONDOS SELL OUT IN ONE DAY

‘We ended up with 152 sales in 152 minutes’

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New Westminster’s latest condo development sold out completely in a matter of hours on Saturday. Developers for Eight West, the 152-unit, fourstorey mixed-used development at the old Canadian Tire site on Eighth Avenue, say the demand for the oneand two-bedroom units was even greater than expected. “It was off the charts. We ended up with 152 sales in 152 minutes. Absolutely amazing. We ended up with 200 backup offers on top of the 152 sales,” said Bill Morrison, president of Pilothouse Real Estate Marketing. “The response is unprecedented in this market – just overwhelming.” Developers marketed the project by advertising it as an HST-free development, meaning the price of the units were set at market levels and then reduced by the cost of the HST. It was a bet on the part of the developer, Morrison said, that the HST will be defeated in the upcoming referendum. “In actual fact, the developer is hoping the HST will be reduced or eliminated. They’ve set money aside from their own pocket for this but they didn’t say, ‘here’s our purchase price’ and then increase it by the HST,” he said. The total discount would have been about 5.2 per cent after rebates, Morrison said. But Morrison isn’t sure if the HST discount was what drove buyers to the condo. “At the very start, that was a very huge component of our process and it really attracted a lot of press, and that really attracted a lot of people,” he said. “A funny thing happened about a month ago – it stopped being an issue altogether. I don’t know if the buyer mentality changed completely or if people fell in love with the product and location.” More likely, Morrison said, the success is a result of spending a year doing research into what types of

amenities the market was looking for. Morrison said a large number of the condos were purchased by New Westminster locals who wanted the homes for their children. “There’s a lot people in there that have 18- to 22year-olds who are just coming out of school and they want to put their kids into these homes. Almost a third of our homes went to that group,” he said. Morrison said interest

from offshore buyers spiked as the marketing period ended resulting in about 20-25 per cent of the units being purchased by foreign investors. But, Morrison added, the majority of buyers were within the target market: local, first-time buyers and a few empty-nesters. “Seventy per cent are New West residents or have strong connection,” he said, adding the units should be ready by November 2012.

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motion, but I’ve been firmly on the record as not supporting a second class.” Atkinson said he believes Spencer is Early French immersion parents got an already bursting at the seams, with a unexpected result Tuesday when their plea small site working at maximum capacity. for a second kindergarten class at Herbert “We’ve added three modulars for fullSpencer wasn’t even voted on by New day kindergarten already, and to add Westminster school trustees. another 20 or so students seemed After a staff recommendatoo much to me,” said Atkinson. tion from Sandra Pace and Bob Trustee Jim Goring said the Tamblyn suggested that the disfact Janzen’s motion didn’t get trict could establish the class at seconded is an indication of how Spencer for the 2011/12 year the vote would have gone. only without overcrowding the “I do think it’s unfortunate school, trustee James Janzen tried that parents interested in French to move the motion to initiate immersion at Spencer are not discussion and a vote. going to get that second class,” But the other five trustees – said Goring. “I can say I took into only Lori Watt was absent from Brent Atkinson consideration all the information the meeting – didn’t second trustee presented to us.” Janzen’s motion, meaning trustTamblyn and Pace had recomees then moved on to the next subject on mended that the second class at Spencer the agenda. Trustee Brent Atkinson said he had a “would satisfy the Canadian Parents for very good reason for not seconding the French, please some parents, ease crowding in the regular program kindergarten motion. “I had indicated on April 27 that I classes at some schools and maintain wouldn’t be supporting a second class at the district kindergarten average at legal Spencer, and I never second a motion that limits without the costly addition of more I don’t support,” said Atkinson. “Yes, I portable classrooms. It would not overam surprised that nobody seconded the crowd Spencer.” BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

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Around Town: Salmonbellies pay tribute to soldiers ◗P13 Paper Postcards: The Record takes a trip to Bali ◗P14

Daycare marks 40th anniversary BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

St. Barnabas Daycare is proud of the hundreds – maybe thousands – of children and families it’s been able to serve during its four decades. The daycare, located in St. Barnabas Church in the Brow of the Hill neighbourhood, is celebrating its 40 years of service in New Westminster. Community members are invited to attend the celebration that’s taking place on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We are really proud. Forty years – how many child-care centres have been going for 40 years, through thick and thin?” said executive director Cathy Sales. “I am so excited about the fact we are doing this.” The celebration will include story boards depicting the centre’s four decades of ser“Forty years – vice, entertaina family how many child- ment, scavenger hunt, care centres have a barbecue lunch by New been going for 40 served Westminster fireyears, through fighters, an official recognition thick and thin?” and cake-cutting ceremony at 1 CATHY SALES p.m. and more. executive director The daycare is located at 1055 Napanee St. (near 10th Street and Fifth Avenue). “We have never celebrated St. Barnabas’s milestones,” Sales said. “We feel it is important for us at 40 to stop and recognize the history of all the families.” Sales said it’s unbelievable to think that children who were with the daycare when it began are now 45 years of age. “Father Ron Barnes originally started it,” she said. “He and a group of the church people set up the daycare because they saw the need for children’s care in the community. It wasn’t necessarily for the church.” From its humble beginnings of 12 children, St. Barnabas has grown to an enrolment of 59. While the number of children attending the daycare has changed, some things have remained constant. “Families still struggle with paying for daycare,” said Sales, noting one study found it to be many families’ second highest monthly cost behind mortgage/rent payments. “It’s a huge expense. It’s not because the staff are getting great wages.” All of the staff at St. Barnabas Daycare are trained in early childhood education and have diplomas, with some having degrees and extra training. “I am hugely proud of the work we do,” Sales said. “I am hugely proud of the fact we are early childhood educators.” Sales, who teaches early childhood education courses at Douglas College, said ◗Daycare Page 12

For the love of kids: Cathy Sales in the St. Barnabas Daycare (above) and (at left) keeping an eye on small charges

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there are few jobs where people go to work and are greeted by little ones who are delighted to see them. Staff take pride in knowing that parents can go to work or school knowing that their children are in an environment where they are valued, cherished and supported. “It’s all about the kids and the families,” Sales said. “The staff are really committed. They feel strongly that we make a difference in a child’s life.” While they’re viewed by some as “glorified babysitters,” Sales said early childhood educators are working to be recognized as professionals. “Unless you are a family that needs daycare for your children, the general public doesn’t see the work we do,” she said. “They don’t recognize that children are growing, are little sponges.” Conveying the importance of their work is just one of the struggles that early childhood educators face. Dealing with changing government policies and funding is another ongoing challenge. “Our history has been a history of struggling, struggling against a lot of odds,” Sales said. “We are really proud of the work we do.” Located at the St. Barnabas Church property on Napanee Street, the daycare appreciates its relationship with the church. “We have a very respectful relationship,” Sales said. “They do recognize the importance of this program.” St. Barnabas Daycare has been located in the same space at the church since its beginnings, although it’s expanded through the years. “It’s an old building with a lot of heart,” Sales said. “It’s the people that make it, it’s not the building. It’s the staff, it’s the families.” www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus

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Rob McCullough is leaving the New Westminster Museum and Archives, but he’ll still be seen around town. The New Westminster resident has been working as the curator of the New Westminster Museum and Archives, but his last day on the job was today (Friday). “I am going to the Surrey Museum,” he said. “I have taken the manager’s position. It was tough to leave here because I love the city.” McCullough said he wasn’t looking for a new job, but an opportunity arose and he pursued it. “It’s a bit of a step up,” he said about his new job. “I will still be around town.” Do you have an item for Around Town? Send ideas to Theresa, tmcmanus@royalcity record.com. For other tidbits from the city, check out her blog, Only in New West, at www.royalcityrecord.com – click on the Opinion tab and follow the link under Blogs.

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A16 • Friday, June 3, 2011 • The Record

Technology helps psychiatric care

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There’s nothing like the feeling of having the right tool for the job. Royal Columbian Hospital’s psychiatric department now has some clever new tools to practise telepsychiatry and help reach patients who might otherwise go without. Psych department members gave a demonstration of their high-definition monitors, cameras and secure intranet link to the Mission mental health office to show how telepsychiatry works in real time on Monday afternoon. In telepsychiatry, a patient in Fraser Health’s region who cannot easily travel to Royal Columbian for care can sit down in front of two monitors and a camera and have a clinical visit with their doctor remotely. Fraser Health first tried telepsychiatry in 2008 and started using it regularly in 2009. Now, thanks to a $40,000 donation for new equipment from Burnaby philanthropists Stan and Jeanette Hrescak, the program is being enhanced. After sorting out some technical hiccups, psychiatry staff in Mission and Royal Columbian appeared on each other’s screens. As one Mission psychiatrist put it, Mission tends to be the “poor cousin” in Fraser Health when it comes to psychiatric services, and a shortage of staff leaves patients

in Mission with few options. Dr. Anson Koo, a psychiatrist at Royal Columbian, said as population of the Fraser Valley grows, the need for this kind of innovation is going to grow as there simply isn’t enough money to get doctors into the more remote communities. “Everyone has the right to equality in access to health care. That wasn’t always lived up to previously, and I think now we’re moving towards that,” he said. “This is one of those tools that’s going to allow us to reach into those communities where we still have a little bit of work to do to get human resource planning up to where it needs to be.” Dr. Ambrose Cheng, a psychiatrist at Royal Columbian who regularly uses telepsychiatry, said the service fills that gap. “The alternative to this service would be either no service or waiting longer for the next available psychiatrist in Mission or that they come to Royal Columbian to see a psychiatrist,” he said. While Cheng admits it may take a little more effort to pick up on subtle nuances from patients, overall, his patients much prefer telepsychiatry to driving to New Westminster or waiting to see a psychiatrist closer to home. “I’m able to function, more or less, almost as good as in real life. We get our work done. They don’t really comment on it which, to me, is very good,” he said. “It’s not as good as face-to-face, of course, but

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Psyched up: From left: Royal Columbian psychiatrist Dr. Ambrose Cheng, donor Stan Hrescak, Dr. Terry Isomura and Dr. Anson Koo try out the hospital’s new telepsychiatry equipment. the technology is good enough for me to make clinical decisions with patients, just as in real life.” Perhaps the strongest endorsement for telepsychiatry came from the patient at the other end. Jason (for privacy reasons no surname will be used), grinned and waved to a room full of psychiatrists, reporters and donors when he sat down in front of the camera. “I like it, actually. The problem is that when I need a doctor, you’re way over at Royal Columbian

Hospital, and there’s not enough psychiatrists here to go around so this is a good way. You can get in to see a doctor right away,” he said. “I think it’s cool. It’s like I’m watching TV only it’s live.” He said the small technical glitches that arise are worth it when it comes to getting help. “I like Dr. Cheng a lot, and seeing him this way is a lot better than nothing,” he said. Stan Hrescak beamed at the board table when he saw Jason’s

enthusiasm. He said that every department in the hospital could use better equipment, but other donors must step up through the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation to fill the gaps left by provincial funding. “We’re just fortunate enough that we are able to help out, and we’re very happy about that because we use the hospital. It’s very satisfying to know that it’s going to be put to such a good use,” he said.

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A18 • Friday, June 3, 2011 • The Record

Jobs for June in the garden BRANCHING OUT ANNE MARRISON

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he growth surge that hits gardens in June is doubly welcome after so many months of grey skies and cold wet days. Suddenly warmer temperatures are tempting us outside to catch up on everything the spring monsoons have prevented us from doing. Because later plantings tend to catch up to earlier ones, there’s still time to plant seeds of peas, green onions, carrots, lettuce, chard and parsnips. Though it’s still slightly colder than in past years, the first week of June is also good timing for planting seeds of beets, beans, squash, cucumbers and pumpkins. It’s also time to prepare for winter eating by planting seeds of brussels sprouts, kale and broccoli. Tomato, cucumber and pepper transplants should be fine now in an unheated greenhouse or in a sheltered spot against a sunny wall. They need rich nourishment, lots of water and removal of all but two or three side-shoots. Usually the first few side-shoots can produce fruit, but subsequent ones are too late and are best removed. The bud-like scapes of garlic should also be taken out. When young, they’re great in stir-fries. Broad beans need to be checked for black aphids. When aphids (and the ants that farm them) appear, the tender bean tops need to be pinched out. Potatoes should have earth hilled up around them as they grow because their shallow roots produce tubers just under or actually on the surface of the soil. If potato tubers are allowed to bask in sunlight the skins green up and develop toxins. Lawn clippings are a great help if they’re used as a mulch in the vegetable garden. A mulched garden needs water less often, weeds don’t get started and the clippings add nitrogen. In rural areas, the clippings attract birds that scratch them up seeking the earthworms that congregate underneath. But

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Irving tried to leave city OUR PAST

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he story of Captain William Irving and family is an interesting one to which we have been connected for almost four decades. The Irvings are linked not just to New Westminster history, but also to the history of British Columbia, Oregon, California, the U.S. mid-west and west, the Canadian and U.S. east coasts, Scotland’s southwest corner, and even the high seas and an ocean or two. Visits to Scotland opened some interesting doors to information about the captain’s roots and his youth when he made decisions that would determine his life away from his native land. Research close to home in the Royal City and Victoria introduced even more about his character, his family life and connections to the area. Archival materials added stories

about business, ships, politics, and his family, and research on his son John in his later life, brought many strange stories indeed. During a recent visit to Ross Bay cemetery in Victoria, we ‘said hello’ to some folks from this story, including Rithet, Dixon, Dickson, Munro, Nesbitt, and John Irving. While going over some Irving references to old newspapers, we were reminded of a piece of “Captain Irving” history that adds some points of interest as well as a question or two. Basically, without a lot of detail, we find that in the spring of 1871, William Irving was tired, frustrated by government, getting on in age (in his 50s) and planning to leave the colony. This plan of action is powerfully stated in a newspaper ad in the Mainland Guardian: “For Sale. I offer for sale all my property in British Columbia, consisting in part, of the dwelling house in the city of New Westminster, now occupied by me, the Fraser River steamers Reliance and Onward and a controlling interest in the Albion

Iron Works, Victoria. The dwelling house is the best on the Mainland of British Columbia. There is a fruit garden attached to the premises containing about fifty choice fruit trees, apples, pears, cherries, plums, and peaches, bearing abundantly. The furniture will be sold with the premises.” The advertisement describes the Onward and her boilers, as well as a technical marine note or two, and points out that it is a good time to buy what with the “railroad surveys” soon to commence. The sale is also further explained as the advert states: “The above property will be disposed of at a great sacrifice for CASH, as I wish to retire from the Colony”. Interesting statements! The “dwelling house” is today’s Irving House on Royal Avenue. The furniture is undoubtedly some of the items that you can see today on a tour of the House. The intent to sell out did change and the family did stay, but what William did not know, was that he was going to die in about sixteen months. There is lots more to tell about this story.

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A20 • Friday, June 3, 2011 • The Record

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Legging it out: A North Vancouver Central Royals baserunner beats the throw to first base in an 8-7 win by the New Westminster Royals at the 47th annual Hyacks Day baseball tournament at Moody Park on Sunday. The home Royals failed to advance to the finals despite a 2-1 record. Joelson del Rosario tied for second place in the home run derby. The New Westminster Twins placed third behind two teams from Hastings.

Knights win fourth AA golf title The St. Thomas More Knights did it again, winning their fourth consecutive B.C. AA high school golf title. The Knights defeated a field of 16 schools, including last year’s AAA runner-up Kwalikum by five strokes, to continue the winning streak which began with their first provincial title over Kalamalka back in 2008. Lucas Gatto was tied for the individual lead after the opening round with a one-under-par 71 at the Springs at Radium Resort course

on Monday but wound up second overall with a three-under 141 to finish runner-up. As a team, STM birdied 15 holes in the final round, while Gatto also eagled the par-5 471-yard third. Conner Kozak of W.L. Seaton won the individual championship with a five-under 139. Gatto shot a 71-70 – 141 in the two-round event. STM teammate Kevin Vigna came in tied for fourth overall with a tworound one-over-par 145. Gareth Lancaster, in his first year on the senior team turned the tide in

STM’s favour with a solid 155. Joshua Punzo and Nick Belle both carded 167s to round out the team scoring. The Knights trailed first-round leader David Thompson Secondary by two strokes after a combined opening day 302 total. STM finished at 605, 29 shots over par. “It was very, very exciting,” said STM sponsor teacher Joe Thierman. With four schools still in contention heading into the final holes, STM picked up five shots on a charging Kwalikum on the par-3 17th.

Discipline, or the lack of it, cost the New Westminster Salmonbellies some ground in B.C. junior A lacrosse. The junior ’Bellies were bounced 7-6 by the visiting Langley Thunder at Queen’s Park Arena on Tuesday. Max Weselowski and Brandon Bull, with his first of a career-high five goals, both scored in the opening five minutes of play that set the tone for the rest of the game. New Westminster appeared to never quite get its sticks right and seemed to allow the pesky Langley runners to get under its skin, which led to a parade of penalties in a scrappy middle period. “We had a lot to prove coming from last season,” said Bull after the game. “New West is one of the top teams. We were the underdogs. We had to get down and get some respect, and I think we showed that tonight.” Bull fired three more goals in the second period. He also added the gamewinner with the only goal of the final frame. “It was a huge confidence boost against one of the top teams,” said Bull. “This win for us will definitely send out shockwaves around the league.” New Westminster outshot the Thunder 49-31 in the contest, but had difficulty getting good scoring position on Langley keeper RyleyBrown,whoappeared deserving Tuesday of his current 81.28 save percentage. Leif Mydske led the Salmonbellies with a hat

trick on eight shots on goal and Mark Negrin potted an early pair. Tyler Digby, who had 10 goals in his first two outings, tallied just once in the game. Brandon Mulligan took the loss in goal. “I think we played down to their level. They’re a good team, but we just didn’t play our game,” said Daniel McQuade, who garnered four assists for New West. The frustration of the Salmonbellies was evident, particularly in the second period, when tempers led to more than 130 minutes in penalties. New Westminster is the most penalized team in the league to date, and this form has to stop, said McQuade. “We can’t keep getting in penalty trouble. It’s not going to cut it,” McQuade added. “We just have to come prepared, know your roll and do it.” Langley held a two-goal advantage three times in a contest they never trailed. New Westminster managed to pull even in both the first and second periods on late goals by Mydske. But a final rally wasn’t meant to be as Bull scored his 14th counter of the season on virtually the same crossing pattern that had been fruitful for the 19year-old lefthander on at least two other occasions earlier in the game. With five games in nine nights, beginning tonight (Friday) in Port Coquitlam, New Westminster has its work cut out for it. “It’s going to be tough,” McQuade said. “The league is real close. We have to forget about (the loss) and be sure of what we’re getting into next game.”

Saving the last pitch for a program best BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

Burnaby’s Cassidy Lee pitched perhaps the best game of her university career in her final NCAA Division II start. The Burnaby Mountain grad was outstanding in her final start for Cal State University – San Bernardino, retiring 16 batters in a row until finally giving up three runs on three hits in the final inning to fall 3-1 to eventual national champion University of California – San Diego in the West region women’s softball final late last month.

Lee took the loss hard, but others chose to look at what the hard-throwing lefthander did to help the Coyotes make program history. “It’s tough when a season comes to an end,” said San Bernardino head coach Tacy Duncan, in a school press release. “We accomplished something that had never been done in our sport at school and I’m extremely proud of each and every one of our team members and coaching staff.” Lee, along with fellow seniors Jacquelyn Holtzclaw and Priscilla Curiet, were praised by Duncan

for laying the foundation for the future of the program. “Those three played as freshmen in the NCAA tourney and finished their careers in the postseason, and for our 11 players coming back next year, good things are going to continue to happen because of this experience.” Pitching in her fifth straight contest for the Coyotes, Lee had a one-hitter going before giving up her first walk to lead off the eventual three-run seventh. “We played our hearts out today and came up just a little short,” Lee said in the release.

“It’s going to hurt for a while, but we came out of nowhere, beat the defending NCAA champions (Hawaii Pacific) and got to within a series of the NCAA finals.” Lost in the disappointment were Lee’s incredible tournament numbers – a 1.00 earned-run average, while allowing 25 hits and just eight runs, five earned – in 35 post-season innings. She also had 15 strikeouts in that fivegame span. What is more incredible is how she did it. San Bernardino played all season with a meager 13-player roster, including just two spare

pitchers. Through the regular season Lee fashioned a 17-10 record and a 2.75 ERA with 124 strikeouts in more than 180 innings pitched. “It was a really good experience. I don’t think anyone expected it. In the preseason polls, we were ranked seventh (in our conference),” Lee said during a long distance call last week. Left out of the Calfornia Collegiate Athletic Association finals following an 18-18 conference season, San Bernardino caught a break, qualifying for the ◗Softball Page 25


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Royal City track third at Jr. Olympic meet The Royal City Track and Field Club posted some of its most successful results ever at the South Fraser Junior Olympics meet. The New Westminster club claimed 22 medals and an additional 38 top-10 finishes to placed third overall among 20 competing clubs in the junior development meet for nine-to 13-yearolds at Bear Creek Park on May 21 and 22. Kieran Isbister led the way with a gold medal in the 600 metres and two bronze in the 100m and long jump. Newcomer Megan Lauener also won three medals, including silvers in the 60 and 100m and a bronze at 600m.

Maxwell Jones was another triple medallist, placing second in the 60 and 100m and long jump. Emma Stewart-Barnett won in the 600m race. Jenevieve Patry-Smith won the discus in her age category. Lauren Vance picked up a silver medal in the 300m and a bronze at 1,200m. Fraser Stewart-Barnett was runner-up in the 800m and third in the discus. Ryan Jensen picked up a pair of bronze medals in the 600 and 1,000m. Other silver medallists included Emmanuel Dadson, who placed second in the 60m in his first junior development meet, Kate Stewart-Barnett in the

1,000m and Shianne Lowka in the high jump. Ian Hunter won a bronze in the 600m and Noel Wong finished third in the 100m. The Royal City club also won the 10-year-old boys’ and nine- and 10-year-old girls’ relay races. Among those sharing in the winning relays were Jeremy Belcher, Anaiyah Bernier, Jessica Leung, Kathryn Marlon-Lambert and Gabrielle McCormick. The 12-year-old girls’ team of Taylor Morrison, Alysia Moysiuk, Kathryn Bos and Vanee won a bronze in the relay. Michelle Dadson and Brianne Lowka also had top-10 finishes for the Royal City club.

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West region championships three weeks after the team’s season had ended. Lee threw a gem in an opening 3-2 upset against the defending Div. II national champions. Against Sonoma College Lee was confident despite having lost three of four earlier contests to the conference rival. “I overheard them asking what time the second game was. When I heard them talk like that, I wanted to beat them even more,” said Lee. “I knew being a senior, it was our last year. It was finally our year. If we didn’t win, we’d be done, so I wanted to go and make it happen.”

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And Lee did that, pitching two straight shutouts to help take San Bernardino the furthest it has ever gone in post-season play. “It just feels good. I don’t think of the games that have passed. But I’m still pissed off by the loss,” she said. But through it all, Lee and a small team of 13 individuals took away something that no one could deny, making the most of what opportunities were put before them. “It feels good we actually did it,” she conceded. “It was good we got through it.” tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

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Doreen May Hughes, eldest daughter of John William and Doris May Eaves, was born in Vancouver 6 February 1928 and died peacefully on 15 April 2011. Predeceased by her brother John Eaves and her loving husband, William James Hughes. Survived by her sister, Beverley Eaves Friend, son, Robert Hughes, and daughters, Debra Hughes, Susan Daoust and Wendy Hughes, grandson, Sam Daoust, and granddaughter Stefanie Daoust. Inurnment of her ashes and those of her husband Bill, followed by a Celebration of Life, will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 30th at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oak Ave. Burnaby, BC. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the BC SPCA. Online memorial at www.forestlawn-burnaby.com

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Alice passed away peacefully in New Westminster on May 21, 2011 at the age of 80. Born in Bjorkdale, Saskatchewan she is survived by sister Mary Mulligan (89) & numerous friends, cousins, nephews & nieces in BC & Saskatchewan. Sadly, brother Glen Bush (87) passed away the night before in Saskatchewan. Alice had a strong, independent spirit, embraced life & sought to experience the world around her. She was a champion of the ecology, preserving nature & of animal & human rights. She loved her family, was loyal to her friends & lived with grace, dignity & courage right to the end. A Celebration of Life will be held at Centennial Lodge, Queens Park, New Westminster 3 – 5 pm, June 7. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the following charities or one of your choosing. The Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, Ecojustice, the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society & the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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8 large storage units containing household goods, personal belongings, office furniture, and other misc items will be held on Friday June 17th, @ 11am, at 5350 Byrne Road, Burnaby B.C. The viewing will begin at 10:45am. The containers belonging to, Roger Lessard, Ioanis Verozinis, Advanced Highland Mechanical- Rob Sawatzky, Michael Parkinson & Raul Gutierrez, Joelle Puff, Gary and Angela Mojak and Carol Lenaghan will be auctioned as entire contents only to the highest bidder.

New West, FRASER Cemetery, 3 Vista plots; Pair sxs & 1 sep. Single $3500 or SxS pair $6000. Offers considered. 604-761-1949

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Horses

REGISTERED 14.2 hand solid paint mare, in very good shape, worming shots all up to date, good feet, well built, good with kids & dogs. Very easy going & will be easy to train. DOB June 27/08. Asking $1300 obo. Linda 604-826-5117

Cares! The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

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Cancer June 21-July 22: You’re in a quiet, lowenergy month, but your hopes remain high, and friends still call – those hopes and friends are going to swell over the 12 months ahead, until your popularity reaches a 13-year peak, and your hopes burst into dreams fulfilled! But for now, accept a few weeks of quietude and recuperation. Meditate, contemplate and plan. Be charitable, spiritual, fulfill your obligations and deal with government agencies. Chase money Sunday/Monday. (Buy technology Sunday.) Paperwork, travel and messaging arise Tuesday to Thursday. Home, garden, kids Thursday onward. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Wishes come true this week and next.You’re still dealing with pressures on career, status and ambition fronts. Here, favour towards you continues until Thursday, but impatience and a critical attitude continue until June 20. Be diplomatic and eager to please, because the 12 months ahead can boost your career and status in the world in a lucky way – you could rise to a peak you’ve never achieved before! This influence can also expand problems – so don’t create any with impatience, illwill or (especially) unethical or illegal speech/action now to June 20. All’s good! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The accent lies on career, ambitions, prestige relationships and your status in the community, world. Generally all is well here, and productive, especially Tuesday and Friday (work or schmooze late!) and June 16/17. But your mind continues to contemplate bigger horizons, religious ones, or foreign climes, or intellectual or love matters. These have turned lucky, and will expand luckily over the twelve months ahead. But short-term (until June 20) continue to avoid legal hassles, especially over sexual situations, debt and investments. You succeed midweek! Chase money Friday.

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: These weeks are easy but busy, filled with messages, paperwork, details and trips. Romance, pleasure, beauty and a winning streak visit Sunday to Tuesday morning – but don’t gamble with your income or possessions Monday p.m. Work and health concerns call Tuesday noon to early Thursday – plunge in early; your steady approach could trigger a lucky “wind at your back” influence, a bit of cosmic aid. Relationships start sweetly Thursday p.m., but they turn to confusion or misunderstanding this night, then right themselves (perhaps turning to love!) by Friday p.m. Plan accordingly. Taurus April 20-May 20: The emphasis lies on earnings, possessions, rote learning and sensuality. Your energy and charisma levels are good, your effectiveness high. And a cheerfulness about your monetary position in the world is stealing over you. In the 12 months ahead, you can make some excellent investment or financial decisions,can achieve physical gratification, and a partner’s income could improve, perhaps immensely! Your only “scourge” will be the tendency to put on weight (or to be arrogant due to your success). Be restful Sunday/Monday. Romance, pleasure arrive Tuesday p.m. to Thursday. Gemini May 21-June 20: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness are tops! Someone who is not free to dally might “befriend” you (quite recently, now or soon) – this could turn into a year-long affair, making you desire marriage. But it’s doomed to disappoint, so remain honest, reject triangles. You will also be befriended by someone “unromantically” – or by an agency. You will be welcomed and aided by governments this year ahead. Start important projects this week. Sunday/Monday bring travel, messaging. Land, home succeed Tuesday/Wednesday. Romance “up and down” Thursday-Saturday – chase it Friday p.m.

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The emphasis lies on legalities, religion, far travel, culture (rituals) higher education, broadmindedness, compassion and love. Lingering “threads” (vines) of recent research, sexual (perhaps verboten) attractions, investments, finances and debt, deep health concerns, and lifestyle changes still creep around you. Neither cut these off nor deeply commit to them yet. There is a “partner” in there: but perhaps an illicit one. This whole zone has very recently turned lucky, and will expand or present you with providential opportunities over the twelve months ahead. Stay honest! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: The accent lies on depths, mysteries, research, sexual desires, subconscious urges, health diagnosis, dream analysis and occultism, large finances and lifestyle changes. It’s an “all or nothing” time – you either commit, or break off. If hesitating about commitment to someone who’s been around awhile, remember that your true love decade has just begun. A bird in the hand might not be worth two in the bush. Partnerships of all kinds, business and love, meet huge luck in the 12 months ahead – that luck just began last Saturday. Study your future Tuesday p.m. to Thursday a.m. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The emphasis lies on relationships, opportunities and opposition, love and war. Everything’s above board – friends and enemies are open, honest. Relocation might occupy your thoughts – the best, most fortunate time in a quarter-century for this will occur from June 2012 to July 2013 – why rush it? Some “trailing tasks” are a hold-over from May: just complete them. Realize your work and duties will expand greatly over the 12 months ahead – with commensurate rewards. Sunday/Monday are sweet, gentle. Be ambitious midweek. Your hopes, popularity rise Thursday p.m. onward!

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June 5 - 11, 2011 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: This week and next pile work on your shoulders – and health, diet concerns. That’s OK, nothing you can’t handle; all will flow fairly smoothly. (Take care in both areas Monday and Thursday nights.) Your luck is starting to grow in romantic, creative, pleasurable, speculative and child-oriented zones – it will last until summer 2012. You might neither see nor sense this for a long while, then suddenly, an event occurs. Be open, ready – and innocent enough to believe! Sunday/Monday bring secrets and money decisions. Midweek’s gentle, wise. Be ambitious Thursday night onward! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The focus lies on romance, creative ventures, art, beauty, pleasure, vacation, risk and speculation, and child-oriented projects. But these are nothing compared to the huge year-long streak of the same that will arrive by mid-2012 – one that will fulfill a major life-wish! Prepare for that time by building a secure platform psychologically, emotionally and in concrete terms (e.g., buy a house).Your luck in real estate, domesticity, with children, security, retirement, gardening, Mother Nature – will reach a decade high from June 22, 2011 to mid-June , 2012. Don’t start early! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The emphasis lies on your home, security, children, nourishment, on Mother Nature, retirement, endings and beginnings. A minor new phase or project might begin in these areas midweek. Usually this phase (late May to late June) creates a restful, sluggish mood designed to give you a mid-year rejuvenation. But this time a lot of errands, trips, visits, calls and paperwork keep you busy. June 4 starts a year in which your career will involve a lot of running around and communicating. Romance disappoints Friday, flows smoothly Saturday. One met before Friday isn’t compatible. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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Vancouver East Side

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BBY METROTOWN 1 & 2 BR. Avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 778-242-3422

NEW WESTMINSTER, One Bedroom, $745/mo Includes heat, h/w, cable & parking. New carpets. Near Skytrain. Great view! Available June 15th. Cats okay! Deposit required.

Call 604-521-2884

BBY, METROTOWN. 1 - 2 BR. Clean, quiet bldg. Incl heat/hot water. Immed. 778-323-0237

BBY METROTOWN Central Park highrise, 2 BR, 2 baths, 6 appls, secured prkg, storage, n/s, n/p, Refs, $1140. July 1. 778-838-5907 BBY, Near Lougheed Mall, off Government Rd, 2 BR, f/p, u/g parking, N/p, Now. 778-708-4352 COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755 NEW WEST Cozy Studio apt, nr all amens, n/s, n/p, $545. Call 604-783-6003

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

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

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

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

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

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ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

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

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

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Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.

No pets. Available now.

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GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215

6565

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

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

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3790 Canada Way (Cascade Plaza) 1179 Sq.ft. Office/Retail 11.00/sq.ft. Triple Net Available immediately Call Darlene: (604) 313-2158 POCO RETAIL 1236sf, $3200, 2569 Shaughnessy St. Air cond, exc loc acreoss from City Hall. Jun 1. Bill Evans 604-836-2494

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Rooms

BBY N room in house, bath & kit. Nr Lough Mall, SFU & Skytrain. $420 incl hyd/cbl/net, w/d, Ns/np. Jun 1. (604) 438-7341, 781-2662

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Shared Accommodation

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New Westminster

N. WEST Female only to share condo, furnished own BR, semi priv bath, $450 incls utls, cbl, net. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-859-0221

6602

1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

Accepting applications for waiting list for 2 BR’s - suits Couples. Very reasonable unit fees. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room and workshop. No Pets. Participation mandatory and $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee

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320-9th St, New West

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Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre

AMBER (W)

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

From

6508

115 PLACE CO-OP

401 Westview St, Coq

Apt/Condos

$670.00

Apt/Condos

604 - 941 - 7721

for your new one bedroom home

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $150,000. 1 panoramic 3 - acre parcel. Owner Financing, 250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com

6508

604- 983- 8046

Bach from $750 1 bdrm from $895

HERITAGE WOODS executive, 3 BR, 2½ baths, 3 lvls. Beautiful views! Professionally decorated by Eva Bachmann & Associates Home Staging & Interior Design, for Whistler-style duplex. H/wd floors, open floor plan, granite, SS appliances, gas f/p, 2 sundecks, tandem garage. Japanese-style landscaped gardens. $608,888. Contact Eva Bachmann at: 778-883-1716 evabachmann@shaw.ca

Apt/Condos

Apt/Condos

1 bdrm from $790 2 bdrm from $995 ❏WE BUY HOMES❏

6508

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Suites/Partial Houses

BBY CAPITOL HILL, 2 BR g/lvl ste, 5 appls, n/s, n/p, $1100 incls utils, suits professional, Avail Now. Refs Req. 604-299-5224 BBY EAST, 1 BR g/lvl ste, Brand New, nr bus, n/s, n/p, $850 incls hydro & gas, Jun 15. 604-512-8196 or 604-722-4142 BBY, HIGHGATE. 1 BR + den, f/bath, sh’d W/D. Suits 1. Ns/np. $675 incl utl. Available Jun 15 or July 1. 604-522-6525 BBY METROTOWN, (Upper Deer Lk) lrg 3 BR, main flr, reno’d, 4 new appls, 2 f/bath, garage, sh’d W/D. Pet negot. Avail now. $1600 + 60% utls. 604-808-9015

BBY N. Georgia/Springer. 2 BR bsmt, own W/D. Immed. $1100 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-299-6976

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RENTALS HOME SERVICES 6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY NORTH 1 BR g/lvl, full bath, patio, inste w/d, $875 incls utils, Avail Jun 1. ns/np, 778-858-8690

POCO. 2 BR, f/ba, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! Ns/Np. $950/mo incl utls. Avail now. 604-944-1479

BBY NORTH 3 BR mn flr, balc, fncd yd, w/d, ns/np, utils incls, $1450. Avail Jun 1. 604-725-6500

VAN KILARNEY quiet 2 BR + den, main flr, lrg f/yd, 1,000sf, lrg kitch, full bath, w/d. NS/NP. Jul1. $1100 + 1/2 utils. 604-433-4627

BBY S. Quiet, Lrg 1 BR gr lev, own W/D, sep entry, NS/NP. $800 incls utls. Refs. 604-526-7335

6605

Townhouses Rent

BBY SOUTH, Bright, 2 BR ste in new house, laundry. Near skytrain/Metrotown. $875 incls all. NS/NP. Av July 1. 604-779-5231

POCO 2 BR T/H $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034

BBY WILLINGDON, 1 BR & Den, nr BCIT & bus, $850 incls hydro, ns/np, July 1. 604-299-2541

WOODLAND PARK

BURNABY Cameron Tower freshly painted 1 BR, top flr, balcony, ug pkg/pool, walk to L/heed Mall/transit/library. N/s, n/p. Jun 1. $1000. 604-351-0045 CAPITOL HILL big bright 1 br ste lge yd, nice view, f/p, w/d, quiet, nr amens/bus. Jun 15. N/S, pet neg. $750 + 40% utils. 604-988-5501 COQ 1 BR bsmt, new paint, priv ent, fncd yd, $650 incls utils, w/d, Avail Now, no pets. 604-941-4166

COQ WW Plat. Lrg 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $700 incls utls, SAT TV, net. NS/NP. 604-944-6390

N. WEST. 8th Ave/2nd St. Reno’d 1 BR, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $695 incl util. Suits 1 person. 604-818-5141

TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste W/D, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.

Contact 604-939-0221 woodland@rentmidwest.com

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR Townhouse • 3 BR Townhouse 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. • 1 & 2 BR Apts also avail.

Call 604-942-2012

8010

Alarm/Security

NEW WEST. Clean 1 BR. Sh’d w/d. Alarm. $695 incl hydro/cable. Ns/np. Avail now. 778-896-8822

NEW WEST, Queensborough. Spacious, clean, bright 1 BR, grd/ lvl. N/S. $590/mo incl hydro/cbl. Near Skytrain, schools, outlet mall, Starbucks,Tim’s. CAT OK. Avail July 1. 604-765-7005

2BDRM/1BTH Upper Deer Lake Quiet 2 bedrm bsmnt suite, util incld, NS/NP, work ref reqrd, shr lndry, near mall, schools, trnst No Pets $975 Monthly Call: (604) 4327526 email: thepopes@unicorngrafix.com

Wanted To Rent

NEW WEST. Professional couple with 2 children looking to rent an executive style home in Queens Park area. Starting July or Aug. Min 3 BR, 2bath. Willing to sign 1 yr lease. Great refs. We are nonsmokers, prev home owners & will treat your home like our own. Email: pattie1@hotmail.ca or call 604-520-6465

6620

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

Carpentry

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall finishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.

604-916-7729 JEFF

*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 FOR EXPERT Drywall, Taping & Finishing, Bob @ 604-520-9888 leave msg. or call after 5pm

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Renos, Siding, Doors, Decks, Fences, etc. Ray, 604-418-4208 * RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

8055

Cleaning

A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162

8060

Concrete

VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208

8080

Electrical

#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded. ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect

Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493

CHARLIE’S ELECTRIC Co. #94835 all electric needs, reas rates bonded WCB 778-888-4528

Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951 Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761 DRIVEWAYS, Sidewalks, Stairs, Floors, Forming, Landscaping, Any renovations. 778-881-0961

8073

Drainage

BAJ MINI EXCAVATING Sewer/storm, drains, oil tanks, paving, retain wall. 604-779-7816

Warehouse/ Commercial

SALMON ARM Trans Canada Hwy location, for lease 5180 sq ft building. 7 bays showroom & offices. Call 1.250.888.4701

Drywall

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

coquitlampropertyrentals.com

6615

8075

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300

Planning on R E N OVAT I N G ?

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899 ELECTRICIAN Licensed $85.00 service call, $45.00/hr. Prompt service. Call Nathan: (604) 996-2275

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

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

TOR’S HARDWOOD FLOORS H/wood, laminate, molding, tiles Free estimates. 604-318-6666

8125

Fencing/Gates

DIRECT FROM THE MILL 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail, etc... We Install Chain Link & Cedar Fencing. Free Est. 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604-520-7792 Timberlandforestproducts.com

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

EDGEMONT GUTTERS

• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning Established 1963

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 GUTTER CLEANING, repairs installation; powerwashing and window cleaning. Call Dynamic Gutters & Exteriors 604-439-9417 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

8130

Handyperson

HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, drywall. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740

8155

Landscaping

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

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

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

DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984 Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in. 604 782-4322

★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

8160

Lawn & Garden

D & J GardenScape ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

Power Raking Lawn Maintenance Moss Control Trimming Spring Cleanup Call for our SPRING SPECIALS 604-589-8527 604-771-4636

Check out the specialists in our Home Service of the Classifieds Directory of the Classifieds and get started and get started yourtoday! project today! on your on project To advertiseyour your Home Home Service Business To advertise Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000 call Classifieds: 604-444-3000

Free Est. 604-779-6978

email:

alljobs@telus.net

GARDENING SERVICE

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

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

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

Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration.

Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof install, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263

Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741

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

CHAFFER BEETLE Treatment. Lawn care, reseeding, rototilling gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488

Oil Tank Removal

ALL-PRO

OIL TANK REMOVAL

Oil Tank Detection Oil Tank Removal Soil Remediation FREE ESTIMATES BEST PRICE GUARANTEED

778-223-8265 Painting/ Wallpaper

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD.

BARK MULCH www.triplefivequalitywood.com 604-290-2879 or 604-328-6355

HON’S Garden Services •Lawn Cut •Power Rake •Trim •Weed & more ★ 604-317-5328

Int. & Ext. Specialist, 20 yrs exp. * Reas. Rates, High Quality * Fast, clean, with ref’s Licensed, Insured & WCB

Jean-Guy Bottin

Cell 604.626.1975

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

Lawn cut/pwr rake/aeration/ hedge trim/clean-up/top dress. Reliable. No tax. 778-241-9706

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582

COLOURFAST PAINTING

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

LAWNS CUT, yard clean-up, hedges pruned, trees trimmed, gutters, rubbish. 604-773-0075

* MUSHROOM MANURE *

P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878 Ny Ton Gardening yard & lawn maint. trimming, shrubs, hedging, 604-782-5288 Pressure Wash, Trimming, Yard cleanup, Top Soil Delivery, Rubbish Removal, 604-690-4772 Royal Garden Lawn cut, edging, power raking, pruning, tree/hedge trimming WCB Ins. 604-754-8407

8185

Moving & Storage

Low Prices, High Quality *25 years Experience * Fully Insured WCB * Free Estimates * References Call Steve 604-722-1313

ALL SEASON PAINTING

• Exterior & Interior • WCB & Liability Insurance • Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing

Call 604-880-2502

www.allseasonpainting.ca BEST PAINTING, Int/Ext, Repaint Specialist, Repair Drywall, Free Estimates. 604-724-9953 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338 MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured. ROLL PAINT SERVICES INT & EXT • Satisfaction Guar’d. Low rates • Dave 604-587-5844

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

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~ • Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

604-708-8850

BEST RATE MOVING Starting $30/ hour Licensed & Insured

• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport

604-787-8061

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK

TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rate / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

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

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

8220 A B P

Plumbing

Installations & Repairs Big or Small, 7 Days/Week

Plumbing, Drain Cleaning & Heating Plugged Drains, Main Sewer Lines Water Service, Drain Tiles, Fixtures Faucets, Hot Water Tanks, Furnaces Licensed, Insured, Bonded & WCB

436-1005

A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A+A

ENTERPRISE Mechanical Systems • PLUMBING • HEATING • GAS FITTING • RESTORATION

Tel: 604-931-7575

Cell: 604-612-4347

A+A+A+A+A+A+

HOME RENOVATION CREDIT Home Service TAX Directory

604-771-8885

Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Power Raking • Aeration • Lawn Repairs • Gardening

8193

8195

Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates!

HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES

of the in our CheckTake out Advantage the specialists

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

604-420-4800

HENRY’S

Sanding & Refinishing Installation Quality Workmanship Free Estimates Fully Licensed & Insured

Lawn & Garden

Gutters

Aussie Excavations. Same day quote, Retaining walls, drainage, all types jobs Tim 778-322-3002

8090

8160

604

Suites/Partial Houses

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6602

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HOME SERVICES

8220

Plumbing

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

8250

Roofing

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 $69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064 CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715

COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE Gift Card. 604-219-5555

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors, 604 521-1567 JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

Call for a free estimate:

Affordable Rubbish Removal Res & Construction Cleanup John ★ 778-881-5678

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

CHEAP CHEAP

Tried & True Since 1902

1.877.602.7346

www.crownroofgutters.ca

HAY’S ROOF MANAGEMENT (LM LTD) Established 1955 Your Roofing Experts

604-816-0945 604-590-4670 haysroof@telus.net

604-728-3009 jkbconstruction.com

PLUMBERS

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300

8250

Roofing

DUNRITE

LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 LICENSED PLUMBER/GAS FITTER, Plumbing, Heating, Backflow Testing, 604-722-4322

ROOFING

PLUMBING • DRAIN CLEANING

JOHNSON MECHANICAL Call 24/7 • 604-925-0234

8225

Over 50 years experience RCABC Certified

Power Washing

FUTUR GRAFFITI SOLUTIONS, Power Washing & Graffiti Removal. Hot/Cold Water. 604-420-2848 POWERWASHING AT 20% off Licensed & Insured Call Tyler 778-386-3783 POWERWASHING, WINDOW cleaning, gutter cleaning, repairs and installation. Call Dynamic Gutters & Exteriors 604-439-9417 Professional Power Wash, Windows & Gutters 15 Yrs Exp. Quality Work! Mike 604 785-1206

8240

All types of Roofing Repairs a Specialty

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

Specialties Include: Kitchen & Bath Improvements We Also Do: • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

Call Bill

604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com

WWW.RENORITE.COM

Save Your Dollars!

✓ RenoRite

778-317-1256•604-451-0225 Bath *Kitchen* Suites & More

A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324

Don’t Miss THIS! A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★reroof ★ repair★ Fully Ins. Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

Bill 604-522-8516

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. “We Keep you Dry”

Spring Special WE PAY THE HST!*

*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.

25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty

Advantage Building Maintenance: •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •FREE Estimate 604-802-1918 Fraserview Roofing Ltd. 15 yrs exp. re-roof & repair specialists, Gary 604-897-3614

604-588-0833

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

B-Cheema Roofing All Types of Roofing & Repairs Free Estimates

604.722.3600 FRASERVIEW COAST TO COAST ROOFING LTD. ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~

Gary, 604-897-3614

8300

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com

8315

Tree Services

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

TIM the TREEMAN

• Trees • Hedges • Shrubs • Pruning • Removal • Planting Seniors Disc.

Trimax Roofing Ltd. Re & new roof, repairs, WCB, Ins. % given to local SPCA. 604-856-4999

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

782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com

Student Works

Disposal & Recycling

Trips start at

$49

B i n s f ro m 7 - 2 0 y a rd s a v a i l .

John 778-288-8009

10% OFF with this ad www.studentworksdisposal.com

8335

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

1997 CHEV Cavalier 119k kms, 4 dr, white, auto, new battery, 2 new tires. No accid’s. Excell cond. 1 owner. $3800 obo. 604-420-9456

2H

E

Sports & Imports

NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738

1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4x4 200,000k, auto, loaded, 778 908 5327 MISSION $3,000

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

9155

2004 BWM X5, 3.0L, auto, silver/ black interior, huge sunroof, 104,000miles. New trans/radiant, tires. $16,500. Call 604-669-6339 2005 Buick Allure: 7500 O.B.O 129000 KM, 4 door, immaculate, new tires, runs great. 778-840-4141.

9145

2008.5 NISSAN Titan Ext cab, unique 8 ft bed, loaded, Flex fuel. well maintained & serviced, some warranty remaining. $24,750 Firm 604-328-0070.

Scrap Car Removal

1985 MERCEDES 380SL, 2 door, hard/soft, mint, collector plates, 140k, runs great $12,000 obo. Call 604-874-1658

NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM

1999 SAAB Htckbck, great cond, aircared, 178k km, new brakes, 9 tires. Price negot. 604-762-4237

Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!

Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.

2006 Mercedes C230 silver, sun rf, ex condit, no acc, under warranty. 43kms. $19,000. 604 929 3311

Sports & Imports

9160

2003 Nissan Sentra Manual 213,000 kms 2003 Nissan Sentra SER Spec V. Yellow, All power, standard 6spd, sun/moon roof, spoiler, cruise, am/fm cd sound system with sub. All ways maintained, in fantastic condition. $4,900 Call: (778) 772-6314

9522

RV’s/Trailers

604 628 9044

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

2006 MITSUBISHI Outlander LS AWD, Wood grain interior.2.4L, AWD, 5 yrs Pwr Train Warr. 1 Owner. $14,500 obo Ph: 604 929 5865 or 778 389 5866.

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

2005 29FT JaycoTrailer. like new, winterized, Awning, strg, slide, ac, $16,000obo 604-997-9201

Sell Your RV or Boat

Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning

604-420-4800 Established 1963

BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938

Urban Market: Suburban Market:

ALL TYPES window cleaning, powerwashing and gutter repairs, cleaning and installation. Dynamic Gutters & Exteriors 604-439-9417

Has bad plumbing turned your basement into an indoor pool, or maybe your hot water tank has sprung a leak? For all your plumbing needs slide over to our Home Services Section. From Plumbing to Pool Services the NOW Classifieds will assist you in mopping up your problems. Call us today to schedule your ad, then get ready to sell!

9160

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

Window Cleaning

Swimming lessons in the basement?

604-444-3000

THE SCRAPPER

$ BEST RATES $

treeworksonline.ca, Spiral Pruning, Tree & Stump Removal, Trimming & Pruning. 604-787-5915

604-RUBBISH

1994 CADILLAC STS leather, air conditioning, power, full loaded. Good condition $2700 or best offer. Call 604-853-4269

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

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

Rubbish Removal

Scrap Car Removal

9145

Domestic

Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925

Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca

8255

9125

The Family Man 604-754-8559 Rubbish removal. Reas. rates. Senior’s discount. Free metal p/u.

604-307-7025 • 604-244-3547

#1 Roofing Company in BC

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM

DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

Call Tim • Certified Arborist

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198

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

CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

A

Rubbish Removal

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

A Lady & Gentleman

Home Improvements, Painting, Tile, Carpentry, Plumbing, Elec. Quality, 25yrs exp. 604-512-8915 www.aladyandgentleman.com

8255

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A32 • Friday, June 3, 2011 • The Record

WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective Thursday, June 2 to Wednesday, June 8, 2011.

We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Grocery Department Olympic Organic Yogurt

Meat Department

assorted varieties

250ml • product of Thailand + dep. + eco fee

Ethical Bean Organic Fair Trade Coffee

Popcorn, Indiana Kettlecorn

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

8.99

212-297g • product of USA

Simply Natural Organic Ketchup

Simple Sodas

assorted varieties

285-400g • product of USA

355ml • product of USA

Bakery Department

4.49

Gerolsteiner Mineral Water

Organic Whole Wheat Bread

Wolfgang Puck Organic Soups

2/3.00

3.79

assorted varieties

2/5.00

1 L • product of Germany + dep. + eco fee

Terra Nostra Organic Chocolate Bars

Earth’s Choice Organic Rice Cakes assorted varieties

100g • product of USA

Terra Gourmet Chips

2/5.00

5.49

assorted varieties 170-227g • product of USA

from 3.99

2.98lb/ 6.57kg 2.98

package of 12

10% off

7.99

regular retail price

Health Care Department eco.kid Outback Jack Outdoor Spray This hypo-allergenic insect repellent spray is formulated with organically certified essential oils and pure Australian tea tree oil to sooth the skin while helping to repel annoying insects.

13.99

200ml

Natural Factors Calcium & Magnesium plus D Bonus Bottle

16.99

210 tabs

Eco-Max Liquid H.E. Laundry Detergents

5" Summer Berry Cheesecake with Almond Crust

2 and 3 pack • product of USA

1 dry pint

Bulk Department

Rice Bakery

185g • product of Canada

Mama Mary’s Pizza Shells 7" and 12"

assorted varieties

500g

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

398ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

2/7.00

4.99 each

reg 6.99

Briannas Fine Salad Dressings

assorted varieties

Certified Organic, Mexico Grown

prepacked or bins

assorted flavours

454g

assorted varieties

Red Seedless Grapes

Organic Dried Mangoes

Boursin Cheese

3/6.99

assorted varieties

9.99

300g

3L • product of Canada

Seminars & Events:

Wednesday, June 8, 6:00-7:30pm

Acupuncture in Pregnancy

with Shannon Larsen BFA, R.Ac. Alchemy & Elixir Health Group, #320-1026 Davie St. Vancouver Cost $10. To register call 604-683-2298.

choicesmarkets.com/locations Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

Yaletown

2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

1888 W. 57th Ave. Vancouver 604.263.4600

1202 Richards St. Vancouver 604.633.2392

Choices in the Park 6855 Station Hill Dr. Burnaby 604.522.6441

pkg of 3

California Grown

regular retail price

assorted varieties

1 L 4 pack

1.98

Blueberries

save 2.00 off

Prairie Harvest Organic Pasta

+ dep. + eco fee

2/4.00

Deli Department

+ dep. + eco fee

2/4.00

2/7.00

16.99lb/ 37.46kg

355ml • product of Canada

assorted varieties

Certified Organic, California Grown

Specialty Roasted Chicken

3/2.97

2/5.00

575ml • product of USA

Barbara’s Bakery Whole Grain Cereal and Puffins

Halibut Fillets

2/7.00

340g • product of B.C.

Romaine Hearts

4.99lb/ 11.00kg

Valucke s Pa

3/3.33

4/5.00

175g • product of B.C.

Kiju Organic Juices

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

O.N.E. Splash Coconut Water

assorted varieties

Produce Department

Rice Bakery

South Surrey

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0301

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna 250.862.4864

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