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Butterflies were more than a symbol during a ceremony held Tuesday in the city – they were real and fluttering. Because the community centre expansion is “bringing new life” to Queensborough, butterflies were released at the groundbreaking ceremony that for the expansion of the Queensborough Community Centre. The new 13,180 square foot expansion the For a photo gallery of this event Queensborough go to www.royalcityrecord.com Community Centre will include space for a licensed daycare, an expanded fitness centre, a branch library, police offices and multiuse activity spaces. “This will be the first neighbourhood hub in the city,” said Renee Chadwick, manager of the community centre. “It is the first of four in the city. That is pretty exciting.” Neighbourhood hubs bring various community services together in one place. Planning for the expansion has been underway for two years and work is now getting underway. Services will continue to be offered at the community
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Be free butterﬂy: Ofﬁcials, including Coun. Jaimie McEvoy, released butterﬂies at the groundbreaking for the Queensborough Community Centre expansion. One butterﬂy seemed to target Coun. Jonathan Cote’s head.
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Rail bridge could be out indeﬁnitely BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
The company that owns the rail bridge damaged in Tuesday’s early morning barge crash says it is still too soon to say how long the bridge will be out of commission. A barge collided with the bridge, which spans the north arm of the Fraser River between Queensborough and downtown New Westminster, around 4:30 a.m.
Tuesday morning, severing the rail link and closing the north arm to marine traffic. Frank Butzelaar, president of Southern Railway of B.C., said Thursday that engineers were still assessing the damage. “When we do confirm the extent of the damage, if there is any, at that point we’ll be able to commit to a plan. If there’s limited to no damage, we expect we’ll be able to get the bridge up and in place within 14 days,” he said. “If there’s structural
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hull construction and marine personnel regulations. “All I know is I’ve got a bridge that’s out of service and I’ve got to get in back in service,” Butzelaar said. “As for determining how it happened, we’ll just defer that to the Transportation Safety Board.” Southern Railway services 30 customers, many on Annacis Island, who use the rails to ship freight including vehicles, forest products and industrial products. The bridge handles eight to 10 crossings per day, on average, according to the company. Butzelaar said the company has been scrambling to come up with other options for its customers, two of which are in the final stages of being confirmed and couldn’t be disclosed though he said they would likely involve shipping automobiles on trucks. “(The customers) have been great – very supportive. They understand that it wasn’t because of any action we took and I think they feel that we’re doing everything we can to get that bridge back and going,” he said. But some, namely Westminster Quay-area residents, are finding a bright side to the situation. James Crosty, president of the Quayside Community Board, said association members got some of the best sleep they’ve had in years since trains stopped crossing the bridge on Tuesday. “The sound was almost deafening because you’re waiting for noise. It was unbelievably quiet last night,” he said. “At 4:30 a.m., we get the train whistles. That’s
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Crushed: A gravel barge ran into the railway bridge early Tuesday cutting rail transportation to Queensborough and Annacis Island. The bridge has been in service since 1911. when it starts and it goes throughout the night. There’s no respite for the people on the rail yard side, so last night was an amazing experience. I know there was a lot of people last night who, for the first time in many, many years, experienced a quiet night.” Crosty said Quay residents knew about the rail yard when they bought condos, but he sees the incident and bridge closure as an opportunity for Southern
Railway and its clients to re-evaluate how they bring products into the Lower Mainland and how they ship them afterwards. Specifically, he said more use of the river and other ports may turn out to be cheaper and more efficient for the companies. “This could just spark a new option. I believe that’s fortuitous in terms of what we’re going through. Yes we have lots of trains and lots of people living there but,
you know, communities change. There’s plenty of examples across Canada where the trains have been accommodating,” he said, adding that he does not want to pit business against Quay residents. The board voted Wednesday night to ask the City of New Westminster to “monitor the alternative arrangements being put in place to deal with the rail cars that required for cars.” Butzelaar said Southern
Railway is committed to getting the bridge back in order. “Everyone around here is working 24/7 to get this done and I’m pretty confident we’re going to have some pretty good solutions coming forward and I’m still optimistic we can get this bridge open in 14 days,” he said. Mercury Launch and Tug, the owner of crashed vessel, is responsible for removing the barge from its grounded position.
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New Westminster political leaders cost taxpayers $346,437 in 2010 BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
The tab for New Westminster city council cost taxpayers $346,437 in 2010. The City of New Westminster’s statement of financial information for 2010 included a report about council remuneration and expenses. The report showed that Mayor Wayne Wright received $90,247 in remuneration in 2010. His $4,497 in expenses included $2,599 for conferences, $128 for other
conferences/seminars, $249 for city-sponsored community events, $796 for other community events and $725 for police board business. Coun. Lorrie Williams received $37,058 in remuneration, followed by Coun. Bob Osterman with $37,014. Councillors Jonathan Cote, Bill Harper, Jaimie McEvoy and Betty McIntosh all received $36,310 in remuneration. Gary Holowatiuk, the city’s director of finance, said the variations among council remuneration is due to the fact they can opt for different benefit coverage. Williams had the highest expenses of all council members, reporting $14,111 in expenses. That included $6,738 for Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ committees and $4,653 for conferences.
“FCM is a council directive,” Williams said about her attendance at the federation’s committee meetings. “It was passed by council that I should go to the FCM. I am on the committees.” Williams believes the city’s presence at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities is warranted. She said the federation has lobbied for a number of issues that are beneficial to the city. “I think it’s a very important thing,” she said. “I work very hard when I go to that.” On the low-end, Osterman’s expenses totaled $628 for 2010. His expenses are usually the lowest on council as he rarely attends conventions put on by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities or
the Union of B.C. Municipalities. “I don’t begrudge people a chance to go,” he said. Back in 1996, Osterman had recommended that council approve a policy that would permit the mayor to attend the conventions annually and would see each of the city’s six councillors attend once during their three-year term. The suggestion wasn’t supported by the council of the day. Osterman said he had actually planned to attend this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities convention in Halifax, but couldn’t go because of a family situation. Trailing behind Williams in expenses were: McEvoy – $7,385; McIntosh – $3,753; Harper – $3,737; and Cote – $2,767.
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Strike over, but mail trouble continues Local postal staff question expired ﬂyer delivery BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Canada Post is up and running again but not without a heap of problems in New Westminster. On, Thursday, letter carriers were out on the streets but they were carrying more flyers than letters. According to post worker Leanne Alstad, Canada Post had instructed workers to make delivering flyers – even some that are already expired – a priority over other mail. “All the flyers that were put into the system prior to them locking the doors on us have been mandated that they be delivered because they have contractual obligations,” Alstad said. “So some of the flyers that we’re delivering today are for sales that ended
said. “The mail is sitting. three weeks ago.” Alstad said the problem There’s trays and trays and stems from the backlog of buckets and buckets and mail and flyers waiting to parcels and everything you be sorted and delivered can imagine sitting in the and Canada Post is unwill- office, but the flyers have gone.” ing to pay for John Caines, overtime. spokesperson What she Canada said she doesn’t “There’s trays … for Post, confirmed understand is and buckets … that even why Safeway, Save-On Foods, and parcels and expired flyers must be delivCanadian Tire everything you ered but he said and London Drugs flyers can imagine sit- Canada Post advertising ting in the office, has not made that a priority. Father ’s Day “(Flyers) sales are going but the flyers have to go to be in mail- have gone.” because it’s boxes while been paid for paycheques and to be delivered bills stay behind LEANNE ALSTAD postal worker so it will be at the office. delivered. It’s “The letter carriers went to manage- not priority, but they have ment and said, ‘We can’t to be delivered,” he said. organize these flyers and “I would suggest there’s get out mail sorted today’ other mail going out other and Canada Post made the than just flyers, for sure. call and said, ‘The flyers We have a lot of mail to get go. If you don’t get to the through.” Caines said the compamail, too bad,’” Alstad
that street mailboxes in uptown New Westminster, Queensborough and Annacis Island were all still locked, meaning residents and businesses could not send outgoing mail. Cindy McDonnell, Canadian Union of Postal Workers Royal City local president, said people from those areas wanting to send mail were chasing down letter carriers and begging them to take their
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Consider Canada’s responsibility to world
ence the wilderness, or perhaps pitch a Today is Canada Day. It will be a day of celebration around tent in one of our tremendous national parks (although, the weatherman seems the country, as Canadians mark the to be suggesting that anyone with such anniversary, each in their own way. plans in this particular part Some folks will take a of the country had best pack quiet day at home, while some sturdy rain gear this others will prefer noisy celeTHE RECORD weekend). brations in the streets and in There are all sorts of the parks. Many Canadians will take advantage ways to appreciate this special day in Canada. In the midst of the joy and of their proximity to the great outdoors frivolity that accompanies this happy – and Canada has more than its fair day of celebration, we would like to share of great outdoors – to experi-
add an appreciatively somber thought. We urge all to take a moment to contemplate what we have, just by dint of being Canadians, and what this country has afforded us. We should take some time to think about what we, as Canadians, have offered to the rest of the world – and what we can easily afford to continue to offer. A thoughtful exercise for Canada Day might be to think about ways that we can share some of the bounty with
which we have been blessed. It is a sobering thought to realize that only the poorest Canadians have less than the average residents of most of the rest of the world. We need to raise the average level of livelihood in Canada by helping the poorest among us – but we also need to look beyond our borders, to raise the level for others, as well. We have every right to be proud of our country – and sharing gives us cause to be prouder still.
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few weeks ago, I was definitions of “fair and equitapproached by a couple able.” on Robson Street in There are countless situaVancouver. tions that I’m sure we can all They were conducting a recite where justice appears not survey on what Canadian citto have been given, but at least izens appreciated about being there are many legitimate ways Canadians and what they disthat may be used in order to liked. have these decisions re-thought When asked this question, I at the legislative level. had to stop and think as “blowI am very aware that you ing the nationalistic trumpet” is can’t please everyone and that never foremost in my is just because everymind. I told them I’d one’s ideals are quite be back in 15 minutes different. That is a fact RIC HYSLOP or so and would talk of life. with them then. Just by the geoSo, off I went to complete the graphic size of Canada and the business that I was downtown make-up of the people living in for, but now thinking about their each province or territory, not to question. mention the varying topography, It didn’t take long it would be onerous before I realized try to invoke a uni“So, this Canada to that the reason these versal set of laws for Day … remember the whole country. thoughts of appreciation were not We all have differthat you too can always the forepoint ing reasons for choosmake a difference ing to live here; some of my thinking was that they were taken as to how we gov- are economic, some for granted. political and there ern ourselves.” We just assume are sadly those who would take advantage that we will be taken RIC HYSLOP of the system here to care of, be safe to letter writer go about our daily further illegal venbusiness, whatever tures. But thankfully, that may be, and that our famthat last group is in the minority ilies and possessions will go (and they will face the music unharmed. Yes, however we may someday). feel denied, exploited or rejected So, this Canada Day, take by actions at the various levels some time out to appreciate of government, Canada has a what living here means, and system in place that strives to be remember that you too can make fair and equitable to all. a difference as to how we govern One of the challenges here is ourselves. that there are so many different Ric Hyslop is a Burnaby resident
IN MY OPINION
Ministry tackling poverty issues Dear Editor:
Re: Child poverty efforts receive failing grade, Our View, The Record, June 29. We all want to reduce poverty – it is a job that this premier, myself, and the entire cabinet are committed to. In British Columbia we are focusing on creating a strong economy with sustainable jobs, while providing targeted supports to low income families – and our efforts are working. We have seen the child poverty rate decline by almost 38 per cent since 2003 and it is at its secondlowest point in the past 20 years. In addition, the poverty rate for children living with a single mother has dropped by 70 per cent. It’s clear that our actions across government are supporting families and putting money in people’s
pockets now. Actions like increasing the minimum wage, which means an additional $4,000 annually for a full-time employee; reduced MSP premiums; the lowest tax rates in Canada for 215,000 families; providing rental assistance for 9,000 families; and the creation of 15,000 new affordable housing units – with another 4,200 on the way – are making real differences in the lives of B.C. families. We’re also helping families by committing to reducing the HST to 10 per cent, in addition to the one-time transition payments of $175 that will be sent to every child under the age of 18 and every senior who earns up to $40,000 a year. We have a plan – you can call it a prosperity plan, an economic development plan, a job creation plan, a good taxation policy plan or even a poverty reduction plan. But whatever you call it, our plan is working. Mary McNeil, Minister of Children and Family Development
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Stop misinformation Dear editor:
I am dismayed that there is constant misinformation (or is it disinformation?) regarding the Elizabeth Fry expansion issue. I have read a number of times from different sources that there would be a “four storey building jutting into our neighborhood”. The truth of the matter is that the residential complex on Kelly Street would be two storeys high and the building behind it, which would have frontage on Sherbrooke Street next to (across the alley from) the existing Elizabeth Fry building, would be four storeys high. There would be no “four-storey building complex” on Kelly Street and the proposed two-storey residential complex there would have the appearance and flavor of condos or strata titles. I have seen the blueprints for the proposed development and the residential building would be a great improvement over the house that is presently there. The people at Elizabeth Fry are very willing to share those blueprints with whoever wishes to see them. Please let us present only accurate facts when this issue is discussed. Andrew Phillips, New Westminster
Trouble with the HST
In a letter to the editor (Lower taxes help everyone, Letters to the Editor, The Record, June 24), while attempting to present his case to vote NO in the HST referendum, Martin Eady references past history in terms of the tax regimes of the current Liberal government and their B.C. NDP predecessors. Within his letter he talks about how much lower the income tax rate is under the Liberals than it was under the B.C. NDP. What Mr. Eady isn’t pointing out is the shift of taxes from “income taxes” under the B.C. NDP to outright consumption taxes and user fees under the B.C. Liberals. Upon entering office in 2001, the B.C. Liberals cut everyone’s personal income tax rate by 25 per cent. In the time between then and now, they have increased Medical Services premiums multiple times, brought in a so called “revenue neutral” carbon tax that has increased the cost of fuel – not only for cars, but commercial vehicles thereby causing inflationary pressures of retail and grocery items – de-listed services from the Medical Services Plan such as chiropractic, massage and physiotherapy, and brought in numerous other fee increases that, when added together, have more than made up for that 25 per cent tax cut brought in back in 2001. In defending his position, Mr. Eady goes on to state that the HST will be at 10 per cent. What Mr. Eady isn’t saying is that it will be at 10 per cent in 2014. Nor has Mr. Eady stated that previous to the imposition of the HST items like restaurant meals, bicycles, massage,
chiropractic and massage therapy, school supplies, etc. were exempt from any provincial tax. Now they are included in the HST. So instead of a five per cent tax on your bicycle, now it’s 12 per cent. So there is in fact an increase on taxes on things previously exempt under the GST/PST regime. If it was a true harmonization of the GST and PST into one tax with the exemptions from the original PST still in place, I highly doubt that anyone would disagree with this argument. A professional accountant like Mr. Eady would like the HST in terms of how to deal with sales taxes. It makes his job as an accountant easier, as he only has to reconcile one sales tax system instead of two. However with that in place, I wonder if Mr. Eady will follow the logic of the harmonized sales tax and pass the savings onto his clients. If he follows what others have done with the savings, I doubt it highly. Let’s take a look at Christy Clark, premier of the province of British Columbia. During her leadership bid for the B.C. Liberals she was on record as opposing a one or two point decrease in the rate of the HST in an attempt to buy votes to keep the HST. Upon her winning the leadership and being sworn in as premier, her government promptly did a total about-face on this issue and is attempting to, you guessed it, buy votes to keep the HST in place by promising to drop the rate to 10 per cent in 2014. One thing I recall about the Campbell Liberals was their reluctance to drop the provincial sales tax rate. When the arguments were presented, the government stated that a one per cent drop in the PST rate would result in hundreds of millions of dollars of lost revenue for the government. I believe the number I saw was $850 million. Taking that number and doubling it to reflect a two per cent cut in the HST, would equal a $1.7 billion cut in revenues to the provincial government in 2014. So my question is: What services would get cut to cover the loss of that much revenue to the provincial government? How many long term and acute care beds would be closed? How many nurses and doctors would be laid off to help defray the cost of the HST rate cuts? How many teachers, social workers, commercial vehicle inspectors, would be put out of work in order to “balance the books” to pay for the HST rate cut? How high would our MSP premiums, user fees and the like rise to help pay for this rate cut? Perhaps if Ms. Clark was more interested in governing the province than making sure she’s at every opportunity to have her picture taken sweeping up after riots or serving coffee at a café in Kitsilano, maybe the people of this province could get the answers to the questions they want answered. Instead, it’s “government by photo op.” Just another year in B.C. politics. Dave Lundy, New Westminster
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City teachers support strike action in the fall BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER
The B.C. Teachers’ Federation announced Wednesday morning that teachers provincewide have voted 90 per cent in favour of strike action this autumn. According to figures released by the teachers’ federation, 28,128 teachers cast their ballots, with 25,282 voting yes. Voter turnout was approximately 70 per cent, including teachers in schools and on-call teachers. “Teachers take this action very reluctantly but, after a decade of cuts, we are determined to achieve improvements to teaching and learning conditions in B.C. schools,” Susan Lambert, president of teachers’ federation said in a press release. Teachers are seeking improved teaching and learning conditions, fair improvements to salary and benefits and restoration of local bargaining rights. In New Westminster, the local teachers’ union president said local results aren’t scheduled to be released, but Royal City teachers are standing fully behind the teachers’ federation. “I’ve done school visits to each of our sites, and the feedback has been supportive of job action,” said Grant Osborne, presi-
dent of the New Westminster Teachers’ Union. “We had an extremely strong turnout and mandate. If there’s any surprise, it’s how strong the mandate is. There’s a real resolve out there. ... We’re expecting to see some real movement during upcoming negotiations.” Osborne said that while local teachers don’t want to cause any negative impacts in the classroom, they are telling him they need to stand up for their rights. “We’re supposed to be collective bargaining and BCPSEA (the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association) has been pretty intransigent to deal with,” said Osborne. “We had some success in collectively bargaining a contract in 2006, but that came after job action in 2005.” Osborne said the next step for teachers won’t come until September. “We’ll go into ‘teach only’ mode when we come back,” said Osborne. That means teachers will not attend meetings or do administrative work, concentrating instead on teaching students in classes only. Osborne said ‘teach only’ should not affect extracurricular activities, as teachers will still be able to personally decide what they want to do in this regard. “We don’t believe this will impact students at all,” Osborne said.
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centre at this time. “We are going to offer as many programs as we can,” Chadwick said. “We are going to relocate the weight room into the gym.” In addition to offering as many programs as possible at the Queensborough Community Centre, the city also has access to space at the nearby elementary and middle schools. At some point during the construction process, the community centre will be closed to the public. A fire that occurred in November 2008 and forced the community centre to close provided some learning lessons. “I call it the dress rehearsal,” Chadwick said. “It gave us a sense of what could happen when we go through construction.” Chadwick said it’s hoped the centre’s closure will take place next summer. “We do offer a number of things outside. The shift will be more on the outside activities we offer,” she said. “The timing
is great.” The City of New Westminster’s goal is to open the new-and-improved community centre in the fall of 2012. The expansion and improvement project has a budget of $7.67 million. Expansion of Queensborough facilities was identified as a priority under the development assistance agreement (DAC) that the city signed in 2007 when renegotiating contracts related to gaming agreements. All of the DAC projects must occur in neighbourhoods impacted by the destination casino, which was originally located in the downtown and has since moved to Queensborough. The growth that’s taking place in Queensborough is creating demands for additional community services and amenities, thus the need for an expansion to the community centre. The 2007 development assistance compensation agreements allocated $6.2 million toward this project, which must be compete by the end of 2013.
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of conversations between Radjenovic and PA obtained through a police wiretap. PA and Radjenovic first met in 2003 when Radjenovic owned a New West gun store called The Royal Sportsman. In 2006, PA opened a warehouse storage business for weapons at Radjenovic’s request, and was paid $100,000 plus a bonus of $30,000 to do so. In December 2006, Radjenovic was arrested alongside five other men in connection with the illegal distribution of firearms. In November 2008, Radjenovic asked PA to be a part of a team of assassins. Upon encountering problems executing the first hit, PA turned to the police for protection in late April 2009. Radjenovic was arrested by police on May 21, 2009.
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Top 5 events for fun on holiday long weekend ◗P12 Sports action in the Royal City ◗P15
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Jump for joy: Autumn Loewen and her sister Summer, right, jump around in a bouncy castle at the Connaught Heights church’s recent penny carnival.
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Games for summer: Christopher Brown plays a game at Connaught Heights church’s recent penny carnival.
It was games galore at a recent penny carnival held at Connaught Heights church. The church hosts the end-of-school celebration each year, with games and more for kids of all ages. Along with the stations set up for games and
activities – each costing a penny – the event also featured a concession stand for food and snacks, and prizes for participants. The church, located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 22nd Street in New Westminster, was built in the mid-1940s.
Local woman competing in Miss B.C. event AROUND TOWN
ew Westminster’s Maryam Younesi is a contestant in this year’s Miss B.C. competition. A press release notes that Maryam is one of 44 contestants from across B.C. who is competing for the title of Miss B.C. 2011. The event includes a talent
show and evening gown presentation on Friday, July 1 at 6 p.m., and the grand finale and crowning of the new Miss B.C., on Sunday, July 3 at 6 p.m., with both events being held at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley. “Miss B.C. is a voice of reason and reaches out to others,” said director Darren Storsley in a press release. “Each year, the winner of Miss B.C. chooses a platform and uses the popularity of her title to help and educate others.” Tara Teng, the current Miss B.C., has travelled across Canada to promote
awareness about the need to stop human trafficking. Other Miss B.C. winners have promoted awareness of blood donation, children with disabilities, child abuse and breast cancer. For more information or to vote for the People’s Choice Award go to www. missbc.ca
A cemetery tour being offered by A Sense of History Research Services will provide details about the symbolism and information that can be found in a cemetery and on a
gravestone. Royal City residents are invited to attend a tour of the Fraser Cemetery and St. Peter’s Cemetery, where the tour leaders will point out examples of cemetery art and symbolism, and comment on specific trees and foliage that are also of a symbolic nature. The tour is being held on Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m. near the office of Fraser Cemetery at 100 Richmond St. The tour is free, takes one-and-a-half to two hours, and runs rain or shine. Anyone wanting to attend can just show up,
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The New Westminster Youth Centre has marked a milestone. The centre, which opened Sept. 15, 2010, recently reached 500 members. It aims to provide services for the 3,500 youth aged 13 to 18 who live in New Westminster. “Membership numbers at the youth centre have also increased youth involvement in volunteer and other leadership opportunities around the
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he weekend gets started a program for adults. bit early this week thanks to Participants read as much as they Canada Day. Here are The want during from July 2 to Aug. 13 Record’s staff picks for Top Five (or and enter a ballot listing a favourite more) Things to do this Weekend. book and you could win a prize. Get patriotic by celebrating Ballots are available in the library Canada’s birthday at the City and online at www.nwpl.ca starting of New Westminster’s annual July 2. The program also features birthday bash at Queen’s Park. It weekly trivia contests. runs in the Queen’s Park Get informed about bandshell from 11:30 a.m. the city’s history and to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, check out a new show July 1 (today). The event at the New Westminster features birthday cake, Museum and Archives. treats, and entertainIt’s now showing Nordic Spirit – Early Norwegian ment including Michael Immigrants in B.C., a temMitchell, Tate Zawadiuk, porary exhibit is about the A Capella Fellas, and the Norwegian immigrant the Blue Meenies. experience in B.C. You can bid on a varIt consists of some iety of picnic lunchboxes Norwegian family heirthat include food and (or more) beverages for a family of looms and more 100 four in the always-popuThings to do panels of historical photolar lunchbox auction. this weekend graphs from Norwegian Get motivated to families who settled in do some reading by signing up British Columbia, including some in for the New Westminster Public New Westminster. Library’s summer reading program Nordic Spirit – Early Norwegian for adults. Immigrants in B.C. will be on disAlready home to popular sumplay at NWMA until July 17, when it mer reading programs for children will be replaced by an exhibit about and teens, the library has launched Danish immigrants in B.C. A Taste for Reading summer reading The New Westminster Museum
and Archives galleries are open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and admission is by donation. Get your sweet tooth satisfied at the Cone Zone, the Uptown’s newest ice cream store. Whether you’re in the mood for gelato, soft serve or hard ice cream, the Cone Zone has it all. You’ll find it at 595 Sixth St. (right near the corner of Sixth and Sixth). Get back to nature by taking a walk through Glenbrook Ravine Park. The trail runs between the former Woodlands and B.C. Penitentiary sites. While it’s not a long trail, it’s a serene place for a walk. You can breath in the scent of the natural vegetation growing in the ravine and listen to the birds chirping. A pond, bridge and flowerbeds are found near the park’s entrance at Jamieson Court, just north of East Columbia Street. Email your Top 5 ideas to calendar@ royalcityrecord.com or send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out our full arts and events calendar listings on our website’s homepage at www.royalcityrecord.com. -Compiled by staff reporter Theresa McManus
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Canadians may have the reputation for being mild mannered and apologetic, but we are also incredibly funny. Consider Andrea Martin, John Candy, Martin Short, John Belushi, Dan Ackroyd, Russell Peters – all Canadian, all very funny. We also love to laugh. Over the years we have laughed at Max Ferguson, Double Exposure, the Frantics, Madly off in All Directions, and The Debaters on radio; and Wayne and Shuster, This Hour has 22 Minutes, The Royal Canadian Air Farce, SCTV,
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Mountain girls end perfect season with Blast ◗P16 Minor lax provincials get underway this month ◗P16
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If the spirit is willing, the competitor is able. Those attending this Saturday’s Canadian national kendo championships at BCIT will be focused on respect and doing one’s best. Winning is nice, too. For Maple Ridge’s Murray Greissel, who is competing in his first national championship after just two years in the Kendo dojo, the goal is also to make some noise. For those unfamiliar with the ancient martial art of kendo – which evolved from the skills and traditions of the samurai – noise is a given. “It’s extremely high paced, there’s a lot of energy involved,” Greissel said. “It’s very loud, with lots of screaming and lots of yelling, but rarely does anyone get hurt.” As a member of Coquitlam’s Matsu-Kai Kendo Club, the 39-yearold Greissel has found the martial art a perfect fit. Experienced in taekwondo, Greissel made the shift a couple of years ago. “There are similarities and differences. [Kendo] requires a different state of presence and a state of mind. … The competitive spirit is the same, but it’s how you think that is much different.” It’s that combination of mental and physical skills that make kendo a martial art unlike others. “Kendo is much, much more than a sport - it’s an art form with more in common with dance than baseball,” Matsu-Kai coach and founder Bruce Campbell said. It harkens back to the warring years of the Japanese samurai, who
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top-eight status. “I love kendo because you don’t need to verbalize to compete, although for kendo you really have to yell to score the point,” Tsuyoshi said. The martial art’s rich tradition and multi-layered mystique has earned it many followers. The aim is to outscore your opponent with hits to four key
The next best thing to having your name called at the NHL entry draft is hearing the telephone ring. That’s what happened to Seattle Thunderbirds centre Luke Lockhart of Burnaby last weekend. The 18-year-old Burnaby Minor product was ranked as high as 68th on the final NHL Central Scouting list prior to the draft, but come draft day, Lockhart watched all seven rounds go by on the Internet without hearing his name called. However not long afterward, that disappointment was quelled with a phone call from the Washington Capitals, who invited the third-year Western Hockey Leaguer to its prospects camp in July. “It’s obviously a little bit disppointing sitting around waiting. But over an hour later, I was contacted by Washington, who said they were surprised I wasn’t drafted,” Lockhart said. On July 10, Lockhart will be putting that memory well behind him as he takes to the ice on an even footing against Washington’s past and present draft picks and other invitees. “You’re kind of just hoping your name will be (called) next, everyone who stands up could be you. But once (the draft) was over, I knew there are lots of people who weren’t drafted that are on their
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The art of the samurai: Three Burnaby clubs will be sending members to the Canadian national kendo championships at BCIT this Saturday. It’s a free all-day event. developed the training method that has evolved into today’s kendo, which means way of the sword. It’s often described as Japanese fencing. Fortunately for modern-day competitors, the samurai sword was long ago replaced with a bamboo version, while practitioners square off wearing protective armour and similar gear that was worn in the 18th century.
The mysterious, masked attire that has been popularized in films and comic art is also a vital part of the sports art form. Teenager Tsuyoshi Hamanaka, who is a member of the Coquitlambased Tozenji Kendo Club, is also preparing for his first national foray at Saturday’s national championships. The 18-year-old Riverside student, who
graduated this week, anticipates a good, if harsh, lesson learned. “I’m not expecting to win first place, but I will be aiming to do my best,” Hamanaka said. He’s a third-degree black belt who has studied under his father Toshihiro for the past 10 years. His sister Misato represented Canada at last year’s world championships in Brazil, where she achieved
Burnaby families needed for ’Caps residents The Vancouver Whitecaps FC is looking for Burnaby families for its growing residency soccer program. The residency program is based on a European model and is designed to maximize a player’s potential both on and off the field through a soccer lifestyle that links both technical and personal development. By integrating training, education and accommodation, all conveniently situated in the city of Burnaby, Whitecaps residency
is looking to provide the perfect enviroment in which to develop and prepare elite athletes for the mental and physical demands of professional soccer. In September, the ’Caps residency program will swell from the current squad of 25 players in the under-17 and -19 age range to 80 of the top players from across B.C. and Canada in the u-14, u16, and u-18 team categories. Aspiring players can be identified and now enter the Whitecaps FC club system, as early as 12
years of age, and be nurtured in an age appropriate learning environment that will help them attain a potentially successful professional and national team career. With that expansion, the Whitecaps are looking for billet families, exclusively in the Burnaby area, to host the new incoming soccer players. Players who are selected for the residency program from across Canada will move to Burnaby to train full-time and continue their
education at Burnaby Central Secondary School. Billet families will be required to provide three nutritious meals per day, seven days a week, a dedicated room with a double bed (or larger) for the player, and a family environment which is a welcoming place in which the player can feel at home. The experience is expected to be both unique and rewarding for any family to share the dayto-day life with a young player who is developing his profes-
sional soccer career and continuing his education. Billet families will receive financial compensation of $750 per month, along with two season tickets to Whitecaps FC men’s and women’s matches. The Whitecaps will provide all necessary transportation for the players. An online billet application can be found on the team’s website at www.whitecaps fc.com/ billet, or by calling Susie Ernsting at 778-330-1357.
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◗ YOUTH SOCCER
Mountain ends perfect season with Blast The 2011 season proved to be an exceptional one for the Mountain F.C. under12 girls’ soccer team. The Burnaby-based girls’ team capped off an incredible Super-Y League season by winning the u-13 championship at the prestigious Baker Blast international tournament in Bellingham, Washington last week. Mountain blanked Seattle 3-0 in the championship final after a tough 3-1 semi-final victory over T.S.S. Academy from B.C. Mountain goalie Grace Walker stopped a T.S.S. striker cold on a breakaway to keep Mountain in the game. Shortly after, Chelsey Fang scored on a scorching shot from outside the 18-yard box, changing the momentum of the game in Mountain’s favour. The tournament final was never in doubt. Paige Furlan led Mountain with two superb goals in the final. Mountain finished the season with a combined record of 13 wins and 3 ties, including international competition. The u-12 girls finished undefeated in the Northwest B.C. division.
Minor lax month The B.C. Lacrosse Association will be holding the first of three consecutive weeks of minor provincial championship tournaments, beginning next week. The provincial peewee A through C tournament will be held in Vernon July 6 to 10. In the same week, the girls’ provincial jamboree,
including peewee, bantam, midget and junior teams, will descend on Port Coquitlam for the finals. The following week, Victoria will be the venue for the bantam A, B, and C provincials, beginning July 13. The midget championships will be hosted by Coquitlam the week of July 20 through 24.
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Draft: Nothing really changes, he says ◗ continued from page 15
way,” Lockhart said. Washington was without a selection in the first three rounds of the 2011 draft, picking up just four entry-level players this year, including a goalie from Norway with its first pick coming in the fourth round. The other three players taken by the Caps,
included two defencemen and Travis Boyd, an American forward off the U.S. under-18 team. “Nothing really changes,” added Lockhart, who scored 21 goals and 48 points with Seattle this season. “From this point on, I’ve got to give it my all and showcase myself as best I can.” Following the prospect
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PETS & LIVESTOCK
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REPAIRER’S LEIN ACT Whereas, Rod McKenzie is indebted to Andre’s Mechanical Repairs Ltd. for storage fees on a 2003 Kia Rio Rx-V VIN: KNADC165536155823. There is presently an amount due and owing of $2100.50 plus any additional costs of seizure and sale. Notice is hereby given that on the 11th day of July 2011 or thereafter, the said vehicle will be sold. For more information call Andre’s Mechanical (604) 525-1433 Unit #1 - 816 Boyd Street, New Westminster, B.C. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of Hazel Annie Rempel, also known as Hazel Rempel and Hazel A. Rempel, Deceased, formerly of 4279 Norland Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Hazel Annie Rempel aka Hazel Rempel and Hazel A. Rempel are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executor c/o Cobbett & Cotton Law Corp. #300 - 410 Carleton Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6P6, on or before July 25, 2011 after which date the executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executor then has notice. Randall Edward Cobbett, Executor, Cobbett & Cotton, Solicitors.
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of Jean Elliott Christison , also known as Jean E. Christison, Deceased, formerly of #803 - 3740 Albert Street, Burnaby, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Jean Elliott Christison aka Jean E. Christison are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executors c/o Cobbett & Cotton Law Corp. #300 - 410 Carleton Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6P6, on or before July 25, 2011 after which date the executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executors then have notice. Randall Edward Cobbett and June Bidwell Executors, Cobbett & Cotton, Solicitors.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: Estate of Margaret Anne Cassidy, also known as Margaret Cassidy, Deceased, formerly of 116 - 4155 Norland Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Margaret Anne Cassidy aka Margaret Cassidy are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executors c/o Cobbett & Cotton Law Corp. #300 - 410 Carleton Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6P6, on or before July 25, 2011 after which date the executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executors then have notice. Barbara Joan Gable and Noel Tarling, Executors, Cobbett & Cotton, Solicitors.
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Apartments & Condos
2BD/RM Apt.NEW WESTMINSTER $800.00,mon H/W&basic cable inc.No Pets,Ref.Req.,1 Yr.leaseU/ G Park avail. Call: (604) 525-2599
AVAIL NOW or July, 1 BR, grnd floor @ 621 Colburne, New West. quiet building $675/mo, No pets & close to all amens. 604-454-4540
1 BR, approx 830 sq ft, quiet, clean Bldg, cls to Metrotown & Skytrain, starting at $825. Jose 604-437-3013 or 778-991-8818 700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $975. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391
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NEW WESTMINSTER Bach from 750 1 bdrm from $895 $
Beautifully landscaped grounds with views of Fraser river. Outdoor swimming pool and close to parks and shopping. RENTALS 604-521-7259
BBY METROTOWN 1 & 2 BR. Avail Immed, Clean, quiet bldng. Inc heat/hot water. 604-715-1824
BBY, METROTOWN. 1 - 2 BR. Clean, quiet bldg. Incl heat/hot water. Immed. 778-323-0237
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
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401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent lies on home, family, real estate, security, garden, nutrition – and ending stale situations. This whole area ﬂows sweetly, even luckily, most of July. One of the situations you end might be a relationship that you once felt deﬁned your life. Despite all this “down home” and “ending” stuff, the weeks ahead are unexpectedly romantic – but the romance is casual, friendly rather than explosive. (The eleven months ahead bring easy sensual links.) Tackle chores Monday/Tuesday. Relationships bloom with signiﬁcance Wednesday night to Friday: one ends, one starts? Taurus April 20-May 20: The emphasis lies on communications, errands, paperwork, reports, news, details, casual acquaintances, siblings and “everyday busyness.” Money ﬂows swiftly to you and away from you all month – be smart, bank it; avoid spending or you could end up poorer. A major (wrong) temptation to spend could occur around July 20-24 – careful! For 14 months (Aug. 30, 2012) investing, paying down debt, dealing with “net worth” is a lot luckier than spending – think “us,” not “me.” Home-related discussions ﬁll July – they’re a road to future pleasure! Downplay differences Friday. Gemini May 21-June 20: The main accent’s on money, possessions, sensual attraction, memory, rote learning and surface appearances. These ﬂow quite luckily all July (especially Monday morning) but run into some surprises and barriers Thursday/ Friday – avoid shopping these two days. Especially avoid high-tech stuff, don’t ﬁnalize investments, and DON’T push for sensual/sexual intimacy. You feel more active, restless, curious, communicative this month – a short trip (or two) could take you to friends, to optimism and hope – go! Romance appeals but isn’t easy Wednesday night to Friday. Step cautiously.
COQ AUSTIN & BLUE MTN. 1 BR $730 & 2 BR $850. Both avail Aug 1. Incl h/w, bldg laundry. Near transit. 778-865-6696 COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755
Cancer June 21-July 22: It’s a jumbled week, careening between great luck and unexpected rebuffs. Your energy, charisma and effectiveness are at a yearly high, so you can easily handle all this. Your career or ambitions demand behind-scenes agreements or research (or government liaisons) all month. Midweek (especially Wednesday) you could ﬁnd just the right data or “note” to bring about co-operation from another. But forget about co-operation Thursday/Friday. Your career, VIPs and parents act unpredictably now to 2019, favouring you Monday, impeding you Thursday. Ah, well. Romance Saturday! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Lie low, rest and recuperate. Contemplate and plan. Be charitable, spiritual, deal with government agencies. All these bring peace, affection and good fortune. Your hopes rise all July about a legal, educational, international, cultural/ social or love matter. Good, but be “mild” in this – if you push it or depend on it too heavily, you could weave a subtle trap for yourself (or simply face disappointment) especially around July 22. Despite your weariness, social matters arise, and you ﬁnd a new talkativeness, humour – good! Be cheerful but cautious in dealing with a boss Tuesday. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Your hopes rise, as fun, ﬂirtations, entertainment, popularity and social delights ﬂow around you! You’ll meet (now and for 15 years) fascinating, alluring, elusive and puzzling people. You can let this drive you to distraction, or you can fall in love – “perfect partners” are here! But don’t fall for an alcoholic, drug addict, hopeless dreamer, con artist, porn star or anyone with OCD. These types are easy to spot. (And a con artist will ﬁnd you invulnerable if you’re – paradoxically – unselﬁsh.) All July, don’t get steamed about, pushy in, nor invest in, your career.
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COQ CTRE VIEW, 2 BR, 6 appls, gas f/p, newly updated. Avail July 1. $900 incls heat/hot water & cable. NS/NP. 604-306-9968
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
320-9th St, New West
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NEW WESTMINSTER, One Bedroom, $745/mo Includes heat, h/w, cable & parking. New carpets. Near Skytrain. Available July 1. Cats okay! Deposit required.
POCO, 3 BR condo, Shaughnessy/Aktins, 2 full baths, approx 900sf, NS/NP, avail July 15th, $1475/mo, min 1 yr lease, ref’s, call 604-931-4860 POCO DOWNTOWN, almost new 2 BR Condo, 6 appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr all amens, N/s, N/p, $1220/mo. Call 604-942-8649 POCO, NEW 2 BR & Den gr flr, 6 appls, 2 prkg, storage. $1500. Av July 1/15. NS/NP. 778-928-5557
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Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
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MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
Highrise DELUXE Condo GREAT LOCATION. 1 BR & Den • 900 sq. ft
7 appls, parking, storage. Rec & Amenity rooms. NS/NP
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909 - 12th Street
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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Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
KING ALBERT COURT
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.
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
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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.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261
1300 King Albert, Coq
Renovated 2 BR ste. New carpets, lino & just painted. Very bright. Avail now or Aug 1. $895. Lease & excellent refs a must.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Be ambitious. Your career and prestige relations are blessed with graciousness and good luck all July. This week is packed with planetary aspects both good and obstructive; most of these operate in communications, daily events, and other “light” zones. In a broad way, Sunday/ Monday are easy, Thursday/Friday are difﬁcult (a career choice) and the rest are mixed. Take care with legal, international and educational matters: these grow intense all month, and are double-edged. You could ﬁnd great agreement, or trip on angry hassles. A light touch works best. Popularity grows! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: The emphasis lies on discovery of reasons, of the “why” – and on international travel, love, cultural rituals, society’s raison d’etre, education, publishing, law, abstract thought. It’s a gentle, peaceful time – though this week has so many jumbled and surprising events that the peace might only be within you. I mentioned love – that’s a big theme for the ﬁfteen years ahead. One of your favourite signs, Cancer, is in true love territory, also – and might approach you Saturday. Popularity, hope ﬁll Tuesday/Wednesday. Lie low Thursday/Friday. You shine with charisma Saturday! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Mysteries arise all week, but in most instances these are light or social mysteries, such as a phone number w/o a memory, gossip, a “why’d he do that?” A more signiﬁcant wonder – or choice – might arise Friday/ Saturday, about money, an investment, inheritance, or a spiritual, health or government situation. If you’re not sure what action to take these two days, just stand back and observe: plans will form soon. Earlier, Sunday/Monday are gentle, wise. Be ambitious Tuesday/Wednesday. Hope arrives, Thursday. All July, relationships intensify: love’s good, ﬁghting’s hard.
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July 3 - 9, 2011 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The accent lies on relationships, relocation, opportunities, opposition, contracts, negotiations, and dealing with the public. This week is jumbled; misunderstandings can arise. Still, others treat you with affection and grace. Be sure to return the favour Friday, when you might be a little self-involved or stubborn. Ferret out secrets Sunday/Monday – you’ll like what you learn. Wisdom, understanding, gentle love visit midweek. Avoid arguments Tuesday morning. Be ambitious Thursday, but realize unpredictable elements at home might undermine career ”timing.” Hopes soar Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Tackle chores all week – but practise safety. Your romantic courage grows all July. This might spur you to approach someone Sunday/Monday or Wednesday night to Friday. Go, have fun, but accept that experience is its own reward. Success could come, initially, in the pursuit of intimacy (or investments) Monday-Wednesday, but make sure all ethical or legal factors are in place. Ultimately, you might decide this week was better spent on work! A deep insight, secret, ally – or help from an agency – can bring splendid luck on real estate or family fronts. Be ambitious Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Romance ﬁlls this week, and some stunning moments can a) bring a locking of eyes that amazes you, or b) a certainty that true love exists or c) both. But true love’s course doesn’t run smoothly this week, so be prepared to jump between intrigue/elation and frustration. By Friday, you’ll experience a deep, subtle knowledge that love is either dawning, or is, in this case, part of the past’s trash pile. All July, beware your temper, especially at home. A friend’s words could point to wish fulﬁllment midweek! Saturday’s gentle, wise. Don’t move into a new home before Aug. 3. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 416-686-5014
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PO CO 1524 Pitt River Rd 6 BR, 2 bath sxs dplx, nr school, parks, transit, fenced yd, 4 car parking. Sm pet ok.$1950. 778-928-9323
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 1800 sqft Townhouse in Port Moody, w/d, laminate floors, $595 incls utils, cable & internet, parking, indoor pool, nr SFU & Lougheed Mall. Suits professional working person or student. References Required. Avail Now. Call 778-846-5275
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BBY, Near BCIT, 2 BR g/lvl ste. NS/NP. $1000 incl utils & cbl, shared w/d, Now. 604-834-4485 BBY NORTH 1 BR g/lvl, full bath, patio, inste w/d, $875 incls utils, nr transit. ns/np, 778-858-8690 BBY Royal Oak/Rumble, 1 BR g/lvl ste, n/p, n/s, no w/d, $750 incls utils. Immed. 604-375-4261 BBY, S. Big 1 BR gr/lev ste, $700 incls utls. By all amens. NS/NP/ ND. Avail July 1. 604-710-9448 BBY SFU, 2 BR, 1000sf, bright & clean, share washer. $850 + 50% utils. July 1. ns/np. 604- 421-1196 COQ, LOUGHEED Mall. 1 BR gr lev, full bath, priv entry, 3 appls, very priv. $695/mo + 1⁄3 utils. Avail July 1. N/S, N/P. 604-936-0114
COQ W. Plateau 2 BR, own W/D, 11 ft ceilings, patio, panoramic view, sauna/steam room. NP/ NS. $897. Av now. 604-880-2991 NEW WEST. 1 BR, top floor. Sh’d w/d. $710/mo incl hydro. Near RCH & Skytrain. 604-524-8990
POCO N. Lrg 1 BR bsmt ste, lam / tile flrs, lrg kitchen, open concept, sh’d W/D, alarm, patio, prkg. Nr transit. Avail Now. $775 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-942-8018 POCO, on Patricia Ave, 2 BR grnd flr ste, own w/d, $850/mo + 40% utils, N/s, N/p. 604-230-8659 POCO S. 2 BR, $875 incls utls, bright & spac g/l, sep ent & lndry, N/p, N/s, immed. 604-351-7226
POCO 2 BR T/H $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
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NEW WEST. $475 incl hydro/cbl, sh’d w/d & kitchen/bath. Ns/np. Male only. 778-892-1936
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FILTER Queen Sales and Service Bring your Filter Queen for a free service check. Pickup/delivery available. New clients receive a year supply of filters. 604-520-3565/800-834-6850
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 TOO BUSY TO CLEAN? Leave it to us to clean your home or office. $30/hr. 604-362-0962
NEW WEST. Clean 1 BR. Sh’d w/d. Alarm. $695 incl hydro/cable. Ns/np. Avail now. 778-896-8822
1 BR, N. West, incls w/d, utils, Aug 1, nr RCH & Skytrain, $750. 778-828-1332 or 604-317-0569
POCO 2 BR, g/l. Private w/d & entry. Big fenced yard. Ns/np. $900/m inc hydro. 604-941-3068
BBY, 1 BR very clean ste, fireplace, full bath, W/D. NS/NP. $800 incls utls. 604-420-1077
POCO BRIGHT 2 BR g/lvl, priv ent & patio, shrd w/d, NS/NP July 15. $950 incls utils. 604-454-8943
BBY 2 BR g/lvl, nr Edmonds skytrain, $875 incls utils, n/s, small pet ok, prkg, July 1. Bachelor, $650 incls utils, 604-777-1767
2BDRM Edmonds area Floor heat, nr transit/shopping, n/s, n/p. $900 + utils. (604) 524-2041
BBY, CDA WAY. 1 BR, sep liv rm & kit, Nr schl, bus & shops. ns/np. 604-897-7717 or 778-881-4101 BBY, N. Large 2 BR bsmt, f/p, sh’d laundry. Ns/np. $800/mo + 40% util. July 1st. 604-299-5800
2BDRM Upper Deer Lake bsmnt ste, nr schl/trnst/mall, util incl, shrd w/d, NS/NP, work ref rqrd, 604432-7526 No Pets $975/Mon
Time to Get Your Own Place?
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Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761 DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493
1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent. Call Today!
CEDAR FENCES - best price 604-862-5545
West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Century Hardwood Floors
Aussie Excavations. Same day quote, Retaining walls, drainage, all types jobs Tim 778-322-3002
Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741
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 32 MILLION is the population of Canada 604-723-2468; T. TRAN, New lawns, grass cuts, hedging, pruning, weeding, cleanup. Reliable
SUMMER Clean up Pressure Wash,Hedge Trimming,Yard cleanup, Soil delivery 604 690-4772
HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES Sanding & Refinishing Installation Quality Workmanship Free Estimates Fully Licensed & Insured
Lawn cut/pwr rake/aeration/ hedge trim/clean-up/top dress. Reliable. No tax. 778-241-9706
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 Ny Ton Gardening new lawn & yard, trimming, shrubs, hedging, pruning & topping, 604-782-5288
Moving & Storage
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
1 to 3 Men
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
★ 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
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B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
• Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates! Starting $30/ hour Licensed & Insured
• Local & Long Distance • Avail. 24/7 incl. holidays • Seniors Discount • Delivery to/from YVR Airport
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
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one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration.
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
Lawn & Garden
DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984
Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951
Call 604-998-0218 604-444-3000 to place your ad ad
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
• Sales & Installation of 5’’ Continuous Gutter • Minor Repairs • Cleaning
Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall ﬁnishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.
Golden Hardwood & Laminate Prof install, refinishing, sanding, and repairs. 778-858-7263
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Lawn & Garden
CHAFFER BEETLE Treatment. Lawn care, reseeding, rototilling gardens & hedges. 778-885-6488
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 BEST WEST Moving 24/7, 7 days a week. Great Rates. Also short notice moves. Call 604-319-1010 TWO BROTHERS MOVING Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best price. firstname.lastname@example.org TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Landscape Construction • Hedge Trimming • Gardening
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HOME SERVICES Moving & Storage
Oil Tank Removal
OIL TANK REMOVAL
Oil Tank Detection Oil Tank Removal Soil Remediation FREE ESTIMATES BEST PRICE GUARANTEED
● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Exp. • Fully Insured • WCB Covered
QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
A-1 PAINT CO.
TOP Painting & Pressure Wash Res/Comm. Best Rate / Free Est Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377
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
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
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ALLSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 PLUMBING • DRAIN CLEANING
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• Power Washing • Window and Gutter Cleaning • Lowest Price Guaranteed Call Tyler 778-386-3783 affordahomeser vices.ca
Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.
Low Prices, High Quality *25 years Experience * Fully Insured WCB * Free Estimates * References Call Steve 604-722-1313
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
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Grant’s Home Maintenance
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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
604-298-1222 M&S HANDYMAN
Seniors 10% Disc • 28 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811 ALL SEASON PAINTING
• Framing • Flooring • Finishing Carpentry • Painting • Drywall • T i l i n g Senior discount
www.allseasonpainting.ca 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. ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ BBB • Fully insured • WCB 3 Rooms $250. 604-727-0043
Rainbow Builders - 28 yrs exp. We do it all - basements, kitchens, baths, additions 778-885-0771
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ONE STOP ROOFING LTD For all of your roofing needs. WCB & insured. 604-599-8999
“We Keep you Dry”
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*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
B-Cheema Rooﬁng All Types of Rooﬁng & Repairs Free Estimates
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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
1970 FORD Mustang hardtop Coupe 351 V8 engine 122,000 miles, lime metallic, gd cond. Original owner $12,000. 604-795-9778 email@example.com
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1997 PONTIAC Sunfire GT, 137k, 5spd, a/c, sunroof, exc cond, $2650 obo. 604-946-9224
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1998 FORD Mustang convert, 3.8-V6 loaded no accid, looks/ runs grt, $4,900. 604-925-7526
604 628 9044
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$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
1996 Mazda MX-6 LS Manual 186,000 kms snroof, pwr wndws/ lks, v-6, 5-spd, 2dr, rear defrst, subwfer, cstm stereo, exlnt cond. $2,999 (778) 988-4072
1999 FORD Taurus, red, good cond, 1 owner, no accidents, full papers. NEW front tires, radiator, hoses, brakes. $3500. 604-767-9305
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
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2004 ACURA TL, beautiful cond, 118 k, leather, awesome stereo, no acc, new tires,garage prkd, all records, $12,000. 604-948-4920
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#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
2000 CHRYSLER CIRRUS, 2 year air care, no repairs needed. Hidden hitch for a bike. Economical 4 cylinder, good commuter or student car. Power group, a/c, ipod aux in with aftermarket deck. One owner. Call Pat 604-889-6612.
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2006 LINCOLN Zephyr 38,600 kms, excellent cond, lady driven $13,000. 604-929-1184
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
17.5’ CANAVENTURE 90hp outboard Merc Deep V, roadrunner trailer, runs excellent. $3300 obo. 604-889-6409
1993 TERRY 25’ 5th wheel, air & many extras too much to list. To be seen is to be appreciated. Selling for health reasons. Phone 604-792-3403 for appt 1999 24' Coach Motor Home, 124,000 km, very clean, fridge, stove, slps 6, furnace, Pls call 604-619-5214
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL
Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760 DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com JAMES RUBBISH REMOVAL, Comm/Res, All kinds of Garbage & Yard Clean-up. 604-781-6046
2005 VOLVO XC90 gold, turbo, AWD, low k, exc cond, all records, must see $21,000. 778-549-8664
2010 LANDROVER LR2 HSE Sport, loaded, no accid, 11 k, as new. $48,000. 604-722-9457
2005 29FT JaycoTrailer. like new, Awning, storage, slide, ac, $16,000obo in Chilliwack, used once.. 604-997-9201
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• WCB & Liability Insurance • Exterior & Interior • Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing
PTV HOME RENOVATIONS All types of Reno’s. Est. 1995. 25% off Tile. Call 778-235-1772
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832
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CARPENTER HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. 604-307-6715
Tried & True Since 1902
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Aug. 1 & Save 15%
Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
Renovations & Home Improvement
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001
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2000 Chevrolet S-10 custom paint, cadillac tail lgts, chrome rims,plus lots more. Ext set of winter tires/rims. 4cyl, auto, 167k $6900 obo call: 604-461-5491
1995 Ford Taurus Automatic 109,000 kms Well maintained, very good condition AC Auto Snow tires included $1,800 Call: (604) 261-0687
30FT ELDORADO Class A, 58, 000 mi, very clean, exc cond. $7,990 Call 604-465-8255
J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com
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Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
Edgemont Building Maintenance • Power Washing • Window Cleaning • Gutter Cleaning
A small repair may save costly plastering expenses. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $150 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339
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
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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective Thursday, June 30 to Wednesday, July 6, 2011.
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Silver Hills Squirrelly Bread
Chapman’s Li’L Lolly Frozen Popsicles gluten and peanut free
12 pack • product of Canada
Chilliwack River Honey
Crofter’s Organic Premium Spreads
235ml • product of Canada
reg 3.99 each
product of Canada
Marinelli Real Italian Pasta Sauces
740ml • product of Canada
4 L • product of Canada
skim, 1, 2 or 3.25%
Salad Crunchy Mix
Tre Stelle and Dofino Cheese Slices
650g • product of Canada
Flax Bread Organic Meadow Organic Ice Cream vanilla, strawberry or chocolate
946ml • product of Canada
HevyD’s Old Fashioned Kettle Korn
8" Sour Cherry Pie
+ dep. + eco fee
2x150g • product of Canada
Black Diamond Cheese assorted varieties
Health Care Department Dermasoleil Kid’s Sunblock SPF 45 DermaSoleil Natural Kids Sunblock SPF 45 provides kids with up to 45 times normal skin protection! See instore for sale prices on all Dermasoleil Sun Care products!
15% off Sisu Supreme Multivitamin 50+ Supreme Multivitamin 50+ provides a full complex of vitamins and trace minerals plus higher levels of Co Q10, B12, vitamin D, magnesium, zinc and vanadium.
Pete’s Fruit on the Bottom Tofu
Energy Max Organic Energy Drinks 250ml • product of B.C. + dep. + eco fee
regular retail price
regular retail price • 240ml
946ml • product of Canada
Happy Planet Fresh Fruit Smoothies
two varieties 190g • product of Canada
Sol Cuisine Frozen Vegetarian Burgers
Dairyland Organic Milk
2.98lb/ 6.57kg New Crop White Nugget Potatoes
1 Kg • product of Canada
Certified Organic, California Grown
Valucke s Pa
600g • product of Canada
Canadian Top Sirloin Steaks
B.C. Grown, Certified Organic
220-235g • product of Canada
15-16 bags product of Canada
Tomatoes on the Vine from Origin Organics
Diamond Willow Organic Beef Burgers
Old Dutch Potato Chips
Four O’Clock Organic Teas
Rice Multiseed or Flaxseed Hamburger Buns
Cascades Double Roll 2 Ply Bathroom Tissue
package of 4
500g • product of Canada
4 Pack • product of Canada
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