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Landmark Cinemas may not be able to change the outcome of movies, to make them funnier or scarier, but it’s striving to create the ultimate experience for moviegoers. The Calgary-based company is opening its newest theatres May 11 in New Westminster, a 10-screen complex at the Plaza at New Westminster Station. All totalled, the theatres will have 1,850 seats – big seats that lean backwards. “Comfort,” said Neil Campbell about the seats that lean back in all 10 theatres. “It’s all about the customers. We have it in some others, but this is the first time we have done it in every seat in the whole theatre.” Campbell, who is a partner and chief operating officer for Landmark Cinemas, said seating is an important part of the movie-going experience. “These are all wider seats. They are good and wide and lots of legroom,” he said. “I’m 6-2 – I like good and wide, with lots of legroom to be put in our theatres.” Before moviegoers make it to their seats, they’ll encounter some services that haven’t been offered previously in New Westminster theatres. “The screens are very different. They wrap around at the ends so you have as much exposure on the screen as you can in a theatre this size,” said Fran Holy, the company’s director of marketing and communications. “We have ultra comfortable rocking seats. They lean back so that you can enjoy yourself – not enough so you throw your popcorn back. They lean back, they are very comfortable. I think what most people are excited about is the reserved seating.” When the theatres open,
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At the movies: Landmark Cinemas owners Neil Campbell (at left) and Brian McIntosh are thrilled to open a new theatre next to SkyTrain at the New Westminster station. people will be able to reserve seats when they purchase their tickets. Come May 17, they’ll also be able to reserve their seats when they purchase their tickets online, a service being offered at no additional cost. “With reserved seating you are not in a rush anymore. You have time to go to dinner, you have time to go to the concession,” Campbell said. “You
know when you walk in there, your seats are waiting.” Theatregoers will have several options available for purchasing tickets at the new cinemas; they can purchase them at automatic box offices, at a staffed box office or from the concession. “It’s one line,” Campbell said about purchasing tickets from the concessions. “It allows
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the customer to do whatever they want to do.” With their tickets purchased, customers will then proceed to one of 10 theatres, all featuring stadium seating. The floating screens are curved and tilted in specific ways to provide the best picture quality possible. “It’s a lot of physics,” Campbell explained.
While New Westminster city council was voting to proceed with construction of an office tower at the city’s future civic centre, Coun. Betty McIntosh was enjoying a Hawaiian cruise. Had McIntosh been at the April 30 city council meeting, she would have voted against the city’s decision to borrow funds and use reserves to fund construction of an office tower. “I had opposed the city going alone,” she said about her stance on the decision. “I believe there could be a developer out there.” The city announced April 30 that it would proceed with construction of the office tower component of the new multi-use civic centre facility on Columbia Street. Although the Uptown Property Group had planned to build the office tower, it later withdrew from the project. The City of New Westminster will continue to explore opportunities to sell or lease the office space. McIntosh said she doesn’t want the city’s decision to develop the tower to quash interest in the project in the development community. “I think it sends a signal that the city is ready to do business on its own,” she said. “I wouldn’t want to discourage a developer.” McIntosh believes there is a great potential for Class A office space in New Westminster. “I am not that nervous or worried about it being leased out. I am not concerned about it being a positive project,” she said. “There is continuing work to find a partner. I believe we can find a
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Family thinks someone swiped Sierra Missing Maltese may have been picked up – and they want her returned BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
A Queen’s Park family believes their two-and-half-pound toy Maltese may have been taken from their front yard on First Street. Laura Wright says her daughter Whitney’s tiny dog – named Sierra – ran out the front door on Saturday afternoon at around 2 p.m. The family’s carbon monoxide alarm was going off, and in the confusion, the small, white dog went outside. “The little Maltese probably had to piddle (and) went outside the door into the yard, and in the commotion we kind of missed the fact,” says Wright, whose home is across the street from Queen’s Park. “She’s really friendly, super friendly, so if you talk to her, she’d go running up, shaking her tail.” The family has had the dog for more than four years, and Sierra has never left the yard, Wright says. When the family realized the eight-yearold dog was missing, they put up posters. Someone texted them after seeing the posters and said they had seen an “Asian lady with a child pick up the dog.” “Then she walked up and asked a few people, ‘Is this your dog,’” says Wright. “Apparently, she didn’t have very good English, and she asked a few people is this your dog. The man that texted said he told her to phone the SPCA, but she hasn’t. She hasn’t called animal control. “It does seem really strange that she hasn’t seen one of the 200 posters we put up, checked on Craigslist or Kijiji,” Wright says. The women never knocked on the door, Wright says, adding, “Apparently she was driving. She wasn’t just walking.”
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Missing Sierra: Laura Wright and her daughter Whitney are looking for Sierra, Laura’s Maltese dog that they think was taken from the area around their home, close to Queen’s Park. The dog went missing on Saturday, May 5. Sierra didn’t have her collar on at the time she went missing. “You know what, I feel just sick about this, we had taken her collar off to give her a bath,” Wright says. “That was maybe just a little bit before.” The dog does have a microchip implant – implants are used to help track animals
when they get lost, but the veterinarian where the family had it done is no longer open. The family describes the dog as having a scruffy face and one tooth. Her tongue is “almost always hanging out.” “I’m kind of at a loss to figure out how to get the microchip,” Wright says. Sierra belongs to Wright’s 24-year-old
daughter. “My daughter and her are like glued at the hip,” Wright says. “She hasn’t slept without her for four-and-a-half years.” Anyone who has information about Sierra’s whereabouts can call 604-5214880 or 604-374-1215. Sierra has her own Facebook page called Sierra Wright.
City MP blasts Tories for ‘habitat’ change BY JENNIFER MOREAU REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
The federal Conservatives have gone ahead with a move scientists have feared: removing the term “habitat” from a key section of the Fisheries Act. New Westminster–Coquitlam MP and fisheries critic Fin Donnelly was not surprised. “They have done what we suspected. They are weakening the Fisheries Act substantially,” Donnelly said. “I think this is going to have a huge impact on major projects in the country, certainly on the Enbridge pipeline, which crosses 800 to
1,000 streams.” The move was also no surprise to retired DFO biologist Otto Langer, who received leaked information in March that the Tories were secretly planning to remove habitat protection measures for fish. The proposed wording he received was almost identical to what appeared in Bill C-38. “Basically, they’ve gutted the habitat section of the Fisheries Act, and it’s going to be extremely difficult to protect fish habitat,” Langer said. “If you don’t protect the habitat, you don’t have fish.” Langer said the government did not hold public consultations on the changes but buried them in the budget bill
instead. “It’s not the way you change legislation, you don’t sneak it on the end of another bill you need to pass to keep government functioning,” Langer said. “This government is so arrogant.” In March, more than 625 scientists, including Canada’s most senior ecologists and aquatic scientists, signed a letter urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to back off from changing the Fisheries Act, and a society of Canadian biologists and ecologists also wrote the government, urging the Conservatives not to rewrite the laws. The changes are outlined in Bill C-38, which was introduced in the House of
Commons on April 26 and passed first reading, but with the Tories holding a majority, it is almost certain to become law. According to Bill C-38, the Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act, the Tories are proposing to change Section 35. 1 of the Fisheries Act, which states that no one can carry on work or undertaking that “results in the harmful alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat.” The new wording reads: “No person shall carry on any work, undertaking or activity that results in serious harm to fish that are part of a commercial, recreational or Aboriginal fishery, or to fish that support such a fishery.”
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Police issue warning after rash of car thefts The New Westminster police department is warning residents to be extra careful after a rash of car thefts in the Royal City over the last two weeks. The thefts have been throughout the city with no discernible patterns or highvolume locations, said a media release. Police investigators have noted a large number of the cars had small, easy to conceal items, such as GPS units and IPods in plain view. These items are like magnets for auto thieves who can quickly enter a vehicle and easily transport these items to where they will be re-sold for small amounts of cash or traded for drugs, the release noted. Police are asking the public to help prevent thefts by removing such items from their vehicle and making them less tempt-
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For anyone who thought that environconclusions last week. mentalists were just scaremongerIn a nutshell, Vaughan says that the ing about what might happen if the Conservatives are pretty much blowConservatives gained a majority – well, ing smoke when it comes to plans on it might be time to reconsider that viewreducing greenhouse gas emissions. This point. should come as no surprise to Scott Vaughan, federal anyone following the governcommissioner of the environment as it trundles along gutTHE RECORD ting environmental protections ment and sustainable developday by day. Canada dropped ment, has basically called out of Kyoto, saying it would come up out Stephen Harper’s government for unsupported statements on how it will with regulations to meet lower emission meet Harper’s own climate change goals. standards. As Vaughan points out in his report, given the rate of greenhouse gas Vaughan tabled an audit outlining his
emissions in the nation, “it is unlikely that enough time is left to develop and establish greenhouse gas emission regulations that together will contribute sufficient greenhouse gas reductions.” And for those who say this is the same-old, same-old politics – remember this is not the NDP’s Thomas Mulcair or Green party’s Elizabeth May making these charges – it’s the Office of the Auditor General. And now, this week, Harper has gone ahead with radical changes to the Fisheries Act, among them removing the
term “habitat,” leaving the fish completely vulnerable to development. “Basically, they’ve gutted the habitat section of the Fisheries Act. If you don’t protect the habitat, you don’t have fish,” said Otto Langer, a former government biologist. Mind you, it may be a moot point. After all, if Harper has sold out the environment and abandoned (if he was ever truly serious) greenhouse gas reduction targets, fish habitat may be replaced by lizard habitat – or we may all end up to our necks in watery fish habitat.
Every golden age has a dark side IN MY OPINION
t truly is a golden age, a time that will be remembered fondly for decades. Historians will write of these glory days, and bards will sing of their triumphs. Possibly with the aid of Autotune. It’s the golden age of superhero movies. As a longtime comics reader (don’t ask how many boxes I have at home), I’m giddy about the release of The Avengers, after a multi-year buildup that started with the first Iron Man film. There had been other superhero movies, and the Tim Burton Batman franchise made plenty of money, the Richard Donner Superman series is still well thought of. But finally, with CGI and directors who could tell tales of spandex heroism with a straight face, we got superhero movies that were actually good. Really, those Burton Batman films? If you want to really drive a comic book nerd into a redfaced, spittle-flecked rage, ask him how much he liked the idea of Batman machine gunning people from the Batmobile. (Jeez, it’s like Burton didn’t take the idea of a millionaire playboy/ flying mammal-themed vigilante
seriously or something!) The first of the golden age of superhero movies was arguably the 2000 release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men, followed by its sequels and spin-offs, the parallel Spider-Man films that started in 2002, and Christopher Nolan’s new Batman movies. Now, a lot of these films have been so-so to awful (we’re looking at you, Fantastic Four movies!) but you have to take the bad with the good. It’s always the golden age of something, and right now we’re living in the midst of several. The golden age of the hourlong drama? Sure, it started sometime in the 1990s when HBO rose to prominence and started making The Sopranos and Oz and The Wire, and everyone else had to bring up their game to compete. With Breaking Bad and A Game of Thrones still airing, it’s far from over. How about sitcoms? Arguably, it started with I Love Lucy and has not yet ended. The style seems to shift, though. The 1970s gave us MASH and All in the Family, with political and social commentary, then the 1980s gave us cosy, politics-free shows like Cheers and The Cosby Show. Seinfeld and Arrested Development brought cynical, dark comedy, and the current crop of great shows include Community and Parks and Recreation, shows that mix heart and absurdist, rapid-fire jokes. It’s also the golden age of
Civic centre plan has problems Dear Editor:
Re: City takes on $94-million project alone, The Record, May 2. When it comes to the rationalizing risking $57 million of City of New Westminster’s taxpayers money, Mayor Wayne Wright claims there is a need for Class A office space in New West and the promotion of the civic centre holding conventions. Most of the commercial and retail development taking place in the region is in Surrey and south of the Fraser. In the north sector, Port Coquitlam is the one municipality that seems to have the land space to develop commercial and retail. Most offices that are moving out of downtown Vancouver seem to be moving to Surrey because Surrey has a lot of the amenities and the willingness to supply those amenities to both commercial and retail, plus the ◗Culture Page 7 landspace to develop it.
Everyone talks about revitalizing the downtown of New Westminster. Traditionally, downtown areas of cities are where there’s a concentration of retail, business and residents. In New Westminster, ironically the “downtown” is actually “uptown.” But once again, by moving the big retail in New West over to Queensborough Landing and also ceding it to Burnaby (Big Bend and Lougheed mall) or Coquitlam, the uptown area that is actually the downtown core of New Westminster is starting to suffer. Take a walk through Royal City Centre. The anchor tenant in the mall: Dollarama, aside from the Safeway. Across the street (kitty corner) you have London Drugs and Save On Foods. Zellers in Royal City Centre – gone. And looking at it now, potentially, that would have been a Target store, as Target competes with Wal-Mart. But my ◗Rethink Page 7
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main point is that the people have decided to make uptown the commercial hub of New West, not downtown. And people and their money speak loudly. The city spent a lot of resources and time facilitating the development of the B.C. Electric building. And who is the big tenant at the front entrance of New Westminster, the “big draw,” the first thing you see when you drive from west to east through the downtown area? The Salvation Army Thrift Store. Not a higher end retail store to draw a higher end clientele. Nope. A thrift store. Don’t get me wrong, thrift stores have their place in the retail scheme of things, but still … right at the front gate of your exciting, vibrant downtown core? On the other side of the street, you have the new development. Yet when you look at it, it’s a giant concrete monstrosity. You don’t see anything other than a Shoppers. And west to east, to access it … clearly, someone didn’t do their homework on that one. To me, it’s clear that some of the people who own the buildings downtown, the ones who don’t upkeep them, leave them boarded up (Front Street side) have shown how interested they are in revitalizing the downtown core. So: $57 million, plus the $35 million gaming grant. How much would that have done being put to work in other areas of the city? Such as the Queensborough pedestrian bridge. Or better yet, what about partnering up with the provincial government and upgrading the Queensborough Bridge? Imean,thecityhasmadeQueensborough the focal point of retail development and has forced people to cross a bridge to go shopping in New Westminster, pushing more traffic (commuter and commercial) onto the bridge. Not to mention the amount of development that’s taken place during the last couple of years in Queensborough. Yet it’s still a two-lane bridge. And constantly congested, bringing that congestion
all the way down Stewardson, sometimes as far as 12th Street. That’s just one suggestion. I’m sure lots of people would have lots of ideas about how to spend that kind of money. I don’t see anything wrong with simply adding a civic centre to the downtown core. If someone comes along and wants to partner up with the city within the next six months, prior to the “point of no return” on the issue of capping the building, then the plans are in place, owned by the city (I hope). And then the city can simply move forward with a new partner on the office space development. The city should perhaps be open to other alternatives other than just straight office space.
the young adult novel. When I was a young adult, we had Choose Your Own Adventure novels, old bluespined Hardy Boys books written in the 1930s, and Sweet Valley High, all 2.97 million volumes of it. These do not hold up well compared to Harry Potter or The Hunger Games. Other genres and art forms, however, are not doing well. The last good time to be
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Re: City takes on $94-million project alone, The Record, May 2. Why would the City of New Westminster take on a $94-million project alone? It seems if the Uptown Group declined to participate for business reasons and no other developer has come forward, then what does the city know that developers don’t know? As a taxpayer, I am very concerned about the risk the city is taking on. With New Westminster being roughly 10 per cent of the population of Vancouver, the civic centre and office tower project would be equivalent to almost a $1-billion project for the city of Vancouver. Does anyone remember the Olympic Village? Does the city have an anchor tenant or any tenant for the office tower? Is the city planning to use the profits from the office tower to fund the civic centre? Does the city administrator’s statement that “the money is available from the Municipal Finance Authority” make it a good investment? Has the city provided taxpayers with a business plan for the project? Why would the city build an office tower, when no business partner is interested? Should ◗Office Page 8
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QUEEN’S PARK BEAUTIES!
a big fan of innovative jazz was the early 1960s. The soap opera is not likely to see any further artistic developments if it ceases to exist, as seems likely. The western genre produced everything from The Searchers to High Noon to The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. In recent years, we’ve seen few westerns, many of them remakes. There are also areas where I simply can’t tell. If I don’t care for dubstep,
how can I know if it’s a bold new musical genre, the next bebop or punk? How do golden ages end? They end when the innovation and drive move elsewhere, and the art form dies, usually by being smothered by nostalgia. But something new will come along to take its place, sooner or later. Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the Langley Advance, a sister paper of The Record.
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the city wait with an office tower until future market conditions reduce risk? If the civic centre can only be built at the current size with an office tower, then the city is relying on office tower profits to fund part of the civic centre. Can the city come clean and let us know what amount of the office tower profits would fund the civic centre as currently planned? I am certainly not keen for a small city like New Westminster to take on a project of this size with so much uncertainty and as currently structured. The civic centre location makes sense, but the scope is beyond what the city should take on. Coun. Jonathan Cote considers that there is only short-term risk. Coun. Bill Harper is prepared to go without a business partner. Mayor Wayne Wright wants to continue to search for another business partner but not have a gun to his head. Will he then also drop the project as currently planned if he can not find another business partner? In a Nov. 1, 2010 press release, Mayor Wright stated that Uptown Property Group “is well-known in New Westminster and has a good reputation as office landlords in uptown.” Then what would cause UPG as an experienced landlord in New Westminster to back out of the project? In the same press release Lisa Spitale, director of development services, stated that: “By creating an opportunity for the
construction of a new Class A office space in downtown, we are able to achieve our downtown community plan priorities as well as those of in New Westminster’s Livable City Strategy while satisfying a key city council principle of DAC funding, which is to encourage the levaraging of private sector investment.” Will that key principle go out the window if private investors don’t come to the table? My view is that Coun. Chuck Puchmayr’s decision not to support the office tower is warranted. The risk to the city is too great. Let’s rethink this, and let’s be more transparent about costs, profit and risk to the city.
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Eldon Wilson, general manager of King Cinema Services, said technology has changed considerably from what was available when the theatre first hit the drawing board three years ago. “Five years ago digital was a bad dream by somebody,” he said. “It has changed so much from five years ago. Five years ago it wasn’t as good as film.” Campbell said the customer is the “big winner” when it comes to digital technology. “The picture is perfect. The sound is perfect,” he said. “It is perfect for every presentation.” The small-, mediumand large-sized theatres are designed to accommodate the life cycle of movies and other offerings that may be sought by the local community. While some of the Landmark’s theatres offer alternative content including ballet, wrestling and opera, it will experiment to see what works in New Westminster. “We are community based. What works in New West is different than what works in Nanaimo,” Holy said. “We know that and appreciate that. We are able to work with our general managers of each city we are in to bring the best to that community. They live in the communities, they are part of the communi-
ties.” When Campbell first heard about the Plaza 88 project back in 2008, he wasn’t initially keen on the concept of locating a theatre in the development. A visit to the site, and chats with developer Mike Degelder, Mayor Wayne Wright and TransLink officials changed his mind. “We got more excited about the location. You have 1,800 condos here, basically in their home,” he said. “We could have a sold-out crowd just with the people who can walk to this theatre.” Campbell said the company decided to go for it, considering the fact that New Westminster didn’t have a movie theatre and the site’s proximity to condo dwellers and SkyTrain. Plus, he said, it was “just weird” that a city with a population as big as New Westminster didn’t have its own theatre. “I think one of the things that has intrigued Neil and I in particular is this unique venue,” said Brian McIntosh, a partner in Landmark Cinemas. “It’s our first, and it’s the first in Vancouver for sure where you are actually at platform level of the SkyTrain. You can speculate all you want about what that will do for your audience – we think that is a real plus for us.” As moviegoers stand inside the theatre’s lobby,
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It officially opens May 11 (today) at 6 p.m. Late Wednesday afternoon, crews continued to put the finishing touches on the theatre – polishing floors in the lobby, doing paint touch-ups on walls marked up when seats were moved in, stocking the concession, laying the last bits of carpet, cleaning up any bits of drywall dust, and preparing to train the theatre’s staff on one of the most critical aspects of the theatre. “The popcorn training happens tonight,” Holy told The Record Wednesday.
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Retro chic: An interior shot of Sheila Sullivan and Oliver Demuth’s mid-century modern living room in their Massey Heights home. The couple bought the property in 2008. The home was custom built for Helen and William Dempsey in 1956 and was the Demspey family home for 50 years.
Homeowners open doors for tour Heritage Home Tour and Tea marks its 33rd year on Sunday, May 27
BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
he home at 812 Massey St. is a midcentury modern lover’s dream – the very definition of post-war optimism with its exposed posts and beams, vast windows and perch above the city. But when Sheila Sullivan and Oliver Demuth bought the home in 2006 it wasn’t because they were mid-century fans. “(We had) no idea, we just liked the space. Loved it. Had to have it,” Sullivan says. It was only after they purchased that they realized its historical and architectural value. The couple is opening their home as a part of New Westminster’s Heritage Home Tour and Tea on Sunday, May 27. It is one of several stops on the selfguided home tour. This is the 33rd year for the tour, which was founded by the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society to preserve and protect heritage in
the Royal City. Sullivan says she opted to open her home because she wanted people to see how many of its original features have been maintained. “There’s a lot of similar style homes in the area that have been covered over, built over,” she says, referring to her Massey Heights neighbourhood. “I think if people could be a little more educated on what it could be, they won’t do that and maybe they will restore them.” It was through the response of others – people would actually knock on their door, asking to buy the mid-century gem – that they became aware of just how unique their home was. A real estate agent who specializes in mid-century modern properties even asked if he could list the house. Eventually, they came across a design magazine that featured mid-century homes – from that they pulled decor ideas. Conveniently, some of the pieces they already owned worked. “This coffee table has been in Oliver’s family since the ’50s,” Sullivan says, pointing to a mint-condition Danish teak coffee table in the living room. “We just ◗Homes Page 12
View front the top: Above, an exterior shot of the home at 812 Massey St., which has a view of the city. At left, a look inside the kitchen, which was renovated with highend ﬁnishing in 2006.
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Canadians are living longer and costs for the Old Age Security (OAS) are rising. On April 1, 2023 the Government of Canada plans to start raising the age of eligibility for OAS and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from 65 to 67.*
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Mid-century charm: Various shots of the Massey Street home, which has retained much of its original midcentury character, even with a variety of updates.
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haphazardly bought things, and they just kind of worked. “The home is peppered with large-scale paintings by Demuth’s brother, Michel Demuth, and other artists. A Fred Herzog – Vancouver’s godfather of mid-century colour photographs – book sits on the coffee table. The living room has a chrome and leather original 1970s Onda Wave design chair. The downstairs family room has Eames chairs – a coveted staple of mid-century decor. The home has rich mahogany wood panelling. Originally, the entire house had the panelling, but the previous owners replaced some of it with drywall – a move that Sullivan applauds. “Just to break it up a little bit more,” she explains. The backyard has a pool that was installed in the ’70s. Sullivan and Demuth bought the home in 2008. “We were actually going to purchase a townhome, and then he saw this house online and went
‘Oh yeah, we have to look at that,’” Sullivan says. They knew immediately they wanted to buy it. The then-owners were two men who had purchased it from Helen Dempsey in 2006. The pair renovated parts of the house including the kitchen and bathrooms but maintained its mid-century character. Helen and her husband, William Dempsey, were the original owners who had the home custom built in 1956. Those who want to see this mid-century nugget, along with a bevy of other historic homes, can purchase tour tickets for $35 at GardenWorks at Mandeville, GardenWorks at North Burnaby, Royal City Colours, Van Dop Gallery, Irving House Museum Office and Cadeaux Gifts & Home Embellishments. For more information, visit www. newwestheritage.org.
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65_RedRoses screening this Saturday AROUND TOWN
va Markvoort’s legacy lives on as the 65_RedRoses campaign for organ donation and cystic fibrosis awareness continues. 65_RedRoses is a Canadian documentary that takes an unflinching look into the life of the New Westminster resident as she battled the fatal genetic disease, cystic
fibrosis. After undergoing a lung transplant, her body rejected her new lungs, and the 25-year-old passed away in March 2010 while waiting for a second transplant. “But her vision did not die. Canadian distributor Hello Cool World is working with the filmmakers and Eva’s family to spearhead a North American campaign, centred around 65RedRoses.com,” stated a press release. Campaign highlights include a launch of the new free #4Eva Mobile App designed to put organ donation on the map, a new cut of the award-winning documentary, and
legacy screenings across Canada. “At 23, Eva needs a double lung transplant to live,” said a synopsis of the documentary. “Unable to meet in person because of the spread of infections and super bugs, Eva and two of her online friends have become each other’s virtual lifelines, providing unconditional love, support and understanding long after visiting hours are over. Now at a critical turning point in their lives, the film travels the distance the friends cannot
go themselves, capturing the compelling and often heartbreaking realities they face, just trying to take each breath.” A portion of proceeds of a May 12 screening of 65_RedRoses will benefit Cystic Fibrosis Canada, in Markvoort’s honour. The screening is taking place on Saturday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Denman Cinemas, 1737 Comox St. in Vancouver. For more info, see www.65redroses.com.
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Donnelly is taking up the challenge of Hunger Awareness Week. To mark this year’s Hunger Awareness Week, Food Banks Canada issued a challenge to all members of Parliament to fast for one day so they can experience what it feels like to be hungry during an average day. Donnelly fasted May 9 to raise awareness about hunger in Canada. Food Banks Canada states that each month, nearly 900,000 Canadians turn to a food bank, which is essentially unchanged from 2010 and 26 per cent
higher than 2008/09 levels. “In a country as wealthy as Canada, there is no excuse for letting our most vulnerable citizens go hungry,” Donnelly said in a press release. “This issue should have every Canadian concerned, and all politicians working together to solve this problem.” Hunger Awareness Week runs from May 7 to 11. See www.hungeraware nessweek.ca. Got something to share? Send Around Town ideas to Theresa by email, tmcmanus@ royalcityrecord.com.
As New Westminster’s ﬁrst and - from what I gather - only ofﬁcial Wine Assistant at a private liquor store, I have the pleasure of helping people – many who are in a hurry – pick out the perfect wine. It may be for a dinner party they’re hosting, or a family affair, like Mother’s Day. They may want to play it safe – if the wine-know-it-all boss is on the guest list – or experiment with something no one has ever heard of.
Wine can be a complex business -- or not. I prefer to take some of the mystery out of the experience. I ﬁnd out what people are planning to eat and their budget. And then I dash around the aisles plucking a couple of bottles off the shelf. For Mother’s Day, consider a wine like Mas Fi Cava, with its sparkling lemon gold hue, like a statue – an Oscar - in Mom’s honour. All Moms should sparkle on May 13th and a bottle of this well-priced Spanish wine would go a long way to making her feel appreciated. Plus, if you still rely on Mom for most of your meals (and you’re expected to cook May 13th), Mas Fi Cava is wonderful on its own! For wine aﬁcionados, this wine is made in the traditional method and it is a deal at $19.00.
May is also the time for prawns, lots of them, with prawn festivals taking place across British Columbia. All t h a t f re s h seasonal seafood needs to shine and requires a light accompaniment, a helpful sidekick that won’t overtake. If you are grilling prawns, Pampas del Sur’s 2010 Chardonnay-Chenin Blanc Blend from Argentina, for $12, is excellent value.
Also this month, is the May long weekend, which means ﬁnding a wine that can stand up to steaks and hamburgers. The $17 chocolatey Shiraz out of the Long Row vineyards in Australia is no push over. Its taste is substantial. It will match your barbecued meat and them some! This Friday evening come and visit me at Moonraker’s liquor store when we feature our wine of the week. My hope is to make the wine experience at Moonrakers as easy and unintimidating as possible. Come swirl a glass with me, but our noses won’t be in the air!
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Multicultural festival back for 10th year BY MARELLE REID REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
For new immigrants and lifelong residents alike, this year’s multicultural festival in New Westminster will be a chance to check out traditions and cuisines from around the world. The 10th annual festival, presented by the Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Association, will be held Saturday, May 19 from noon to 6 p.m. at the River Market. Food, dances, music, ethnic dress and arts will be shared at this family-friendly event, with about 30 groups presenting a variety of cultures. “We do have a lot of new immigrants come to the festival,” said Kendra Johnston, executive director of the BIA. “It’s a great place to connect with everyone in the community.” Over the last decade the festival has grown from just a few vendors to become a well-anticipated date on the New Westminster community calendar. “I was here for the first multicultural festival, and it was just a small event,” said Johnston. “It was really only a few groups getting together and maybe a couple thousand people came, and it’s definitely grown over the years. People look forward to it every year.” Last year, despite the rain, about 15,000 people turned out for the fun, and this year about 20,000 are expected. New for this year will be an art show in the River Market building and more interactive presentations, with activities like dance lessons and a mask workshop for kids. As well, Aboriginal Tourism B.C. is con-
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The N-Dub Environment Club is trying to minimize the amount of waste that students are tossing into the garbage. The high school’s environment club recently launched a food waste recycling program. “Generally, it’s been quite a good reception,” said Isabel Sadowski, a Grade 12 student at New Westminster Secondary School. “Most people are starting to get the hang of it.” Because food scrap recycling hasn’t yet gone citywide, club members are stationing themselves by the food scrap bins at lunch hour to ensure students know the appropriate place to dispose of their lunches. In addition to food scraps, students can also recycle beverage containers and plastic products in other bins. “There’s not a lot you should put in the garbage can anymore,” Sadowski said. The school’s environment club has worked with the City of New Westminster and janitorial staff to implement the program in the cafeteria. Jennifer Lukianchuk, the city’s environmental coordinator, is proud of the students’ efforts to launch the food waste products.
“We started in the kitchen so the cafeteria workers would know what to do and how it worked,” Sadowski said. “Then we put the bins in the cafeteria. If this goes well in the cafeteria, we will probably put some bins around the school. A lot of people eat in the hallways.” The City of New Westminster currently offers food scrap recycling for single-family homes and plans to introduce a similar program for multifamily residences in the coming months. The city provided the bins for the school’s food scrap collection program. “The city picks up the food every week,” Sadowski said. “It’s already happening in the city. Many houses have these bins – I didn’t see why the school shouldn’t be doing it as well.” Members of the environment club will continue to staff the new bins for a few more weeks to ensure all students know where food scraps should now be placed. “They organized themselves and made this work,” Lukianchuk said. “It is amazing.” The food scrap recycling program is just one of the initiatives being pursued by New Westminster Secondary School’s environment club. “We have a community
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garden we are starting,” Sadowski added. “We have been planting some root vegetables.” For the past several years, the club has been involved with a beekeeping project. “We make honey, which is really good,” Sadowski said. “We also make beeswax candles. We sell them for the club. Some of the proceeds go toward World Vision as well.”
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Greener school: Isabel Sadowski is with the N-Dub Environment Club, which spearheaded a move to introduce food scrap recycling at the high school.
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What’s happening in the city this weekend? W
e’re continuing with our popular feature – our staff’s Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Mother’s Day is approaching, and we have a special event you may want to treat mom to this weekend. There is also something for families, gardeners and those hoping to hone their English language skills. Get sipping chardonnay for Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 12 at the Pacific Breeze Winery. There will be six wines to try, from 2005 to present, and finger food to snack on. Tickets are $50 ($45 if you’re a wine club member), and you can sign up by calling 604-5222228. The tasting runs from 7 to 9 p.m. (We probably don’t need to remind you Mother’s Day is actually on Sunday, May 13, but the winery wanted to host something special for moms the day before.)
Get battling pests the natural way on Get fine-tuning your English skills at Saturday, May 12 at a free event titled ESL conversation circles, held at New What’s Wriggling in Your Westminster Public Library on Rhubarb? UNIBUG and the Saturday, from 10:30 to 11:30 biological control of insects. a.m. There’s also a Friday The forum is in the Laura C. women-only session from 10 Muir Performing Arts Theatre, to 11 a.m. The free, drop-in fourth floor, at Douglas program is for adults who College, 700 Royal Ave. at 1 want to meet people and pracp.m. Hosted by the college’s tise speaking English. Children Institute of Urban Ecology, are also welcome. Info: 604you’ll learn about UNIBUG 527-4660. – the User Network for Insect Get playing with the kids Biology in the Urban Garden at New Westminster Family – and how to become involved Place’s free drop-in sessions, (or more) with fighting insects the naton Friday and Saturday, from Things to do 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., for parents ural way: through planting this weekend with children five and under. flora that attract beneficial biological insects – or good bugs There are playroom activities, that eat bad bugs – to your garden. Guest including puzzles, stories, songs, play speakers are Renee Prasad and Rick Kool. dough and art. Call 604-520-3666 for
details or visit www.nwfamily.bc.ca. Get pampered on Sunday, May 13, at “the Goddess Within You,” a free event for women at the Elizabeth Fry drop-in centre, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The sessions run every Sunday, and volunteers will provide things like massages or facials. Call 604-523-6749 for more info. Elizabeth Fry is also looking for volunteers to work in the drop-in centre. If you are a woman who wants to make a difference in the lives of marginalized women and you have two hours a week between Tuesday and Sunday, for four to six months, go to www.elizabeth fry.com for details on how to get involved. Send your Top 5 ideas to calendar@royal cityrecord.com. You can also view our online calendar listings at www.royalcityrecord.com. – compiled by Jennifer Moreau
Variety show helps Ride to Conquer Cancer BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Simon Jukes is up to his old tricks. Jukes, a professional juggler and performer, and the B.C. Ride to Conquer Cancer are presenting their second annual Va”RIDE”ity show. The fundraising show features two-time world champion of magic Shawn Farqhuar, comedy magicians Trevor Watters and Lorena (who will soon be seen on Canada’s Got Talent), the eccentric juggler Simon English, international comedy performer the Checkerboard Guy, the Incredible Underground Circus, magician Brian Cooke, the ELEVATE dance crew and MC/comedian Donovan Dresher. The family-friendly fundraiser is taking place on Saturday, May 12 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre. “It’s an incredible lineup,” said the former Queensborough resident. “I have got the current world champion of magic. He (Farqhuar) just performed on the Ellen show. He won a big competition
with Penn and Teller.” Jukes hosted last year’s variety show, but is taking to the stage as Simon English for this year’s event. He’s thrilled to once again be performing at this year’s event at the Columbia Theatre. “We are really excited to perform there,” said Jukes. “It’s historic. It has so much history behind it. As a performer, there is something about being on a stage where so many
people have stood before you, where so many New Westminster residents have used that as an entertainment hub.” Tickets are $20 and available at www.lafflines. com/reservations.html. If the event doesn’t sell out, a limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $30. Jukes is preparing to take part in his second two-day Ride to Conquer Cancer in honour of his younger
brother David, who died of cancer in October 2009 at the age of 27. While growing up in Birmingham, England, Simon developed an interest in juggling and performing at a young age, while his brother was more interested in mountain biking, golfing and playing his Xbox. Jukes will once again be riding his brother’s beloved mountain bike on the twoday bike trip through the
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Adventures: Above, New Westminster resident Frankie McKay with some local boys after an afternoon of ziplining in Mazatlan, Mexico. Top left: Kayla and Carly Anderson, students at John Robson School, hold a baby crocodile – and The Record – while they pose for a photo with their grandmother, Tekla Fulton. They were all on vacation in Cuba.
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n its early years, New Westminster took pride in its position on the mainland, not only as the capital but also for the services it provided. For those passing through on their way to the goldfields, seeking land on which to homestead, setting up a business or perhaps seeking a job, New Westminster was the place to start. There were always challenges to its position, and one of these occurred in early 1862 when Mr. Ballou, prominent in the stagecoach and shipping business, according to The Colonist, a Victoria newspaper, said that there was no accommodation for non-resident people in the mainland colony. The New Westminster paper, The British Columbian, took great offence to this and set out to right the perceived wrong. They said that the Ballou suggestion was
“calculated to make the impression that there is no accommodation for travellers in this Colony and warning people against leaving Victoria for at least 12 or 15 days.” The British Columbian stated further, “We take the liberty of stating for the information of those who are huddled together in Victoria, like so many herrings in a barrel, that, so far as New Westminster is concerned, this is far from correct.” It’s easy to imagine what happened next. Someone from the paper, a reporter or perhaps even the editor, donned their suit jacket, grabbed paper and pencil, and took to the street to interview those Royal City establishments involved in the hostelry trade. They subsequently informed their readers that “we have taken the trouble to ascertain from each hotel and boarding house the exact number they are prepared to accommodate in addition to those already here.” Quite apart from being able to witness, 150 years later, a bit of a squabble between the papers and the concerns of two growing colonial cities, this local survey supplies some very enlightening informa-
tion. The reported community survey included the following businesses: Hardies, Columbia, Colonial, Cameron’s Mansion House, Oro, and the New Westminster Boarding House for a total of 400 spaces available at rates of from $7.50 to $12 per week. Four hundred people could find a place to stay in New Westminster’s hotels and boarding houses in 1862! The article proceeded to offer the opinion that New Westminster hotels were equal to or better than Victoria’s, and that “gentlemen, who speak from experience, say it (New Westminster) is superior.” There was little up river in the Fraser Valley at this time in our history with amenities at places like Hope and Yale just getting started. The article from 1862 noted, however, that Port Douglas, at the head of Harrison Lake, “had plenty of provisions and good hotel accommodation.” New Westminster of 150 years ago was trying hard to become a “big city,” and their newspaper and businesses were ready and willing to defend their town from any slight to its position.
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Are gardenias a good choice? BRANCHING OUT ANNE MARRISON
Question: We have moved to B.C. from Newfoundland, into a very small townhouse with a little area in front of our dining-room window. I would like to plant two gardenias and a rose bush there and some low, colourful bushes in front to outline the bed itself. Would they grow well together, and is now a good time to plant them? Can you plant cuttings from an outside rose bush? If watered regularly, would they take root and grow? – Beverly Warford, Ladner Answer: Yes, Beverley, this is a good time to plant most things. A rose bush would be quite rugged and would fit well into your garden bed, but the hardiness of gardenias may be unpredictable here. The Kleims Hardy gardenia is said to have survived down to about 10 C. The Summer Snow gardenia is said to be zone 6 hardy (Ladner is somewhat warmer than that, probably 7B). But every few years we have had a brutal winter here in B.C., where borderline-but-usually-hardy plants have perished. So they can be a gamble. A long-flowering perennial to outline your bed might include the ornamental sage Purple Rain, or the white or pink-flowered Musk Mallow (Malva moschata). Yes, Beverley, roses can be grown from cuttings, and, if watered regularly, some will grow. Chances are not all will grow, so take two or three times as many cuttings as you’ll need. August or September are the best months to do this because the rose stems have become somewhat mature by then. Question: Last year I planted hollyhocks, and the stem and leaves were covered with rust. Also, my pretty pink mallow, which had been fine the last two years, also became covered in rust. This year both plants have rust again. Should I discard them? Is rust an airborne disease or is it an infection? – Heidi, Port Coquitlam Answer: The rust releases
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rust had it not been near the hollyhocks. You may be able to save the mallow. Cut back and garbage every bit of new growth, wash all the soil off the roots then wash the roots again in 10 per cent bleach solution. Replant the mallow where rust has never been a problem. Got a question about gardening? Anne Marrison welcomes questions sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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◗ Calendar of Events ◗SATURDAY, MAY 12
What’s Wriggling in Your Rhubarb?, a free forum about UNIBUG and the biological control of insects in the Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, fourth floor, Douglas College, 700 Royal Ave. 1 p.m. At this free forum, put on by the college’s Institute of Urban Ecology, you’ll learn about UNIBUG – the User Network for Insect Biology in the Urban Garden – and how to become involved with fighting insects the natural way: through planting flora that attract beneficial biological insects – or good bugs that eat bad bugs – to your garden. Guest speakers are Renee Prasad and Rick Kool.
Mom’s Playgroup, moms with small children meet for playdates and conversation. Search groups at www.NewWestCommunityGuide.ca for the group closest to you. Kiwanis Club of New Westminster, holds luncheon meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month at Boston Pizza, Columbia Square, 1005 Columbia St., at noon. Info: Marge Ashdown, 604-5218567. Western Society for Children, holds a parent support group in New Westminster, Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with onsite child-minding on request, for parents with children 12 and under who have diverse learning needs. To register, call Wanda Gendron at 604-515-0810. Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, 12-step program for people who want a healthier, more functional relationship with themselves and others. Meetings are every Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital, Sherbrooke Centre, 260 Sherbrooke St. in the main floor lounge. Info: Sue at 604-580-8889 or CoDA Info line at 604-516-5585. Canadian Mental Health Association’s Simon Fraser Branch, run and walk club, all welcome. Info: Madeleine Hawkins at 604-516-8080 or email@example.com.
◗MONDAY, MAY 14 Tillicum Toastmasters meeting, to improve your public speaking ability. Check out our club and have fun, guests are welcome. 7:20 to 9:30 p.m., Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: http://tillicum. freetoasthost.ws or call 778822-9212.
◗MONDAY, MAY 21 Tillicum Toastmasters meeting, to improve your public speaking ability. Check out our club and have fun, guests are welcome. 7:20 to 9:30 p.m., Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: http://tillicum.freetoasthost.ws or call 778-822-9212.
Volunteers needed, for Harmony Court Care Centre and Estate. If you are patient and enthusiastic and enjoy working with seniors, opportunities are available. Call Mary Aaaron at 604527-3322 or e-mail maaron@ agecare.ca. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Group B.C. 612, meets at RCH Sherbrooke Centre, Monday evenings, 6:30 to 8 p.m., dedicated to taking off pounds sensibly through basic food exchange program and moderate exercise. Call Judi at 604-525-0613 for more information. Sapperton Pensioners, meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 318 Keary St. New members welcome. Info: 604724-9722. Netherlands Association, speak Dutch with others and celebrate your heritage. Visit www. dutchnetwork.ca or contact Edie, firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-536-3394. Royal City Communicators, meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Cameron Recreation Centre, 9523 Cameron St., Burnaby, helping those who are afraid to speak in public. Information: 604-939-5088. Al-Anon and Alateen, helps those whose lives are affected by someone else’s drinking. Call 604-688-1716. Free beginners’ computer tutoring, one-on-one, for low-income
women, Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Elizabeth Fry Society women’s drop-in centre, lower level, 402 East Columbia St., 604-5201166, email@example.com. Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations (COSCO), an advocacy group devoted to improving the quality of life for seniors, invites membership and affiliation from seniors’ organizations, associations and individuals. Info: Ernie Bayer, 604-576-9734 or ecbayer@ shaw.ca. Burnaby/New West Newcomers and Friends Club, welcomes women who are new to the area, as well as longtime residents, giving women of all ages and cultures a chance to make new friends. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. Info: Lenore, 604-294-6913. Fraserside Employment Resource Centre, offers oneto-one support with employment counsellors, connecting people to no-cost career and job search services and helping people develop a plan to reach their job or career goal. Call 604-522-9701 for appointment. Parkinson’s group meets first Tuesday of the month, Century House in Moody Park, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: Margo Prentice 604526-1997. New Westminster Family Place,
is a free family resource centre for parents with children six and under. There is a bright, action-packed playroom filled with toys, games, puzzles and crafts and staffed by early childhood educators and a family support worker. There is a parents’ room for relaxing, and parenting classes are available. Drop-in hours are 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Saturdays and Monday and Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 604-520-3666 for info on upcoming programs. Writers Discovery Group, meets the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to noon, on the lower floor of New Westminster Library. Info: 604-522-9147. Pregnancy Outreach Program, offering weekly support groups including lunch, vitamins, group discussions, support, educational information, resources, child care and more, offered by Burnaby Family Life at Olivet Church (New West) on Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration required, free. Call 604-659-2225. Ukrainian nights, for kindergarten and children ages six to 11, with Friday evening sessions in language, culture and faith. Everyone welcome, at Holy Eucharist Cathedral, 501 Fourth Ave. Info: 604-5269198. St. Barnabas thrift store, now newly refurbished and open Wednesday through Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A few more volunteers also sought. Call Sandy, 604-526-3033. Moms’ group, meets Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Olivet Baptist Church, Seventh Street and Queens Avenue. Moms can relax, enjoy adult conversation and enjoy a craft, demo or speaker. Children up to age five have their own quality time out. Open to moms of all ages and religions. Info: Marion, 604526-9394. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), West End chapter meets Wednesdays at Connaught Heights Community School, 7 to 8 p.m., with weighin at 6:30 p.m. Membership is $30 per year; teens and pre-teens are free when accompanied by an adult. Info: Visit www.tops.org or call Jean, 604525-4971. Networking meeting, every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Waffle House. Enjoy breakfast with other business people, share leads and build your business. Guests welcome. RSVP to 778-986-9186. Book Club Café, New Westminster Public Library, fourth Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Plaskett room at 716 Sixth Ave. Info: 604527-4667. Send non-profit event listings or updated information for ongoing events to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Library now on Facebook BY FAITH JONES CONTRIBUTOR email@example.com
You can now follow the New Westminster Public Library on Facebook. If you “like” the library on Facebook, you can be among the first to know about new services such as our new microfilm scanners and the Express View DVD collection (available for three-day loan). Every Monday is “Movie Monday”: Library staff make suggestions, ask questions or take a poll on movies that are available at the library. The same goes for novels on “Fiction Friday.” This is a great way to find out more about hidden gems in the library’s collections. And if you don’t have a Facebook account yet, the library can help you get started. One-on-one computer tutorials are available. For 40 minutes on a Saturday or a Tuesday evening, you can receive individual help setting up an account. You can also get help with other computer skills as well. Call 604-527-4665 to make an appointment.
The library also has books about using Facebook, such as Facebook for Dummies, and for helping your kids make good choices online, such as Facebook Guide for Parents. If you have a small business, you might want to check out Facebook Marketing for Dummies or The Facebook Era. Or if you’re looking for work you might want How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Other Social Networks. If you’re curious about where Facebook came from and how it grew so big, there are books like The Accidental Billionaires and The Facebook Effect. And of course, the movie The Social Network, which is a fictionalized account of the company’s founding in a college dorm room, is available at the library. Facebook isn’t for everyone, so if you decide not to use it, make sure you pick up the library’s events calendar or look at the library’s web site regularly so you stay informed about all our community offerings. You can still say hello in person when you drop by!
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B.C. high school golf’s silver lining AA banners, including a 24-stroke victory in 2009 where Gatto also claimed Missing an opportunity the individual title with a for an unprecedented fifth 36-hole, eight-over-par 152 B.C. high school AA golf at Royalwood Golf Club in provincial title was like Chilliwack. discovering your ball in The following year, the deep rough with an impos- Knights boasted their bestsible lie. ever showing, blowing out But St. Thomas More the opposition with a best senior Lucas four-player Gatto is always combined hopeful that his score of sixnext approach over-par – 44 shot will leave “We were a little strokes better the worst disappointed than the runbehind. ner-up school Gatto, now that the teachers team from 17, was a first- and government Collingwood. year Grade Michael 8 student at couldn’t agree Belle, who is the Burnaby That would have currently on independent a golf scholarschool when been cool to ship at SFU, he shot a three- have a shot at (a led the team over-par 72 at with a twoRivershore links fifth title).” under-par 142, in Kamloops to while then help the Knights LUCAS GATTO Grade 9 teamgolf team over- Fifth-year STM golfer mate Alan come a six-shot Tolusso came deficit and win in at eventheir first-ever provincial par and Gatto was next at high school title by three three-over. strokes over Kalamalka in Last year, STM had a 2008. tougher time of it. Forced “It was pretty cool to to come back from a twowin the first one. Being on shot deficit, Gatto and that senior team, it was a company prevailed on lot of fun,” said Gatto, who Day 2 to take a fourth has accepted a golf schol- consecutive provincial arship to Simon Fraser banner by five shots over University in September. second-place Kwalikum at The nine-stroke victory Radium Hot Springs. was extra special in light Gatto finished second of the un-golf-like condi- overall with a two-day, tions the championship three-under-par 141. STM was played under teammate Kevin Vigna “It was the toughest was third at one-over. course – real windy and But this school year rainy. I can remember the would not be like the one’s par 4, 10th, I had to lay up, before. too,” Gatto said of playing When the ongoing coninto a strong headwind. tract dispute between the “Provincials mean a lot.” B.C. Teachers’ Federation STM followed up its first and the provincial govB.C. title with three more ernment spilled into the BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
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pointed that the teachers and government couldn’t agree,” said Gatto. “That would have been cool to have a shot at (a fifth title), for sure.” But all might not be lost.
The New Westminster Salmonbellies offence stalled big time in Tuesday’s 5-3 loss to the Delta Islanders in B.C. Junior Lacrosse League play. The sole bright light for the Salmonbellies was Nathan Stewart, who potted a natural hattrick in the middle frame. Stewart scored New West’s first goal with his second tally of the season on the short man. He potted his team-leading sixth marker of the year that tied the game at 16:00 of the second period. “Our offence wasn’t good at all, other than the intermediate callup Nathan Stewart, and he was the best player on the floor,” said New Westminster junior A head coach Dan Perreault. “He (Stewart) was very good, but our shooting was terrible and our turnovers were terrible.” Perreault was however pleased with the defensive end of the floor. Ross Bowman, who was solid in goal in the team’s first two wins of the year, had to leave the game midway through the opening period after a diving scoring attempt in his crease. Frankie Scigliano took over in the Salmonbellie
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Vying for ﬁve: Cariboo Heights’ Lucas Gatto has been on all of St. Thomas More’s fourtime defending B.C. AA high school golf championship teams. school year, few thought it would escalate to its present stalemate. “Being a private school, we knew we’d have a program. It was just a question mark whether the public schools would play or not,” said Gatto. But last month when
the teachers voted to withdraw from extracurricular activities, B.C. School Sports cancelled the high school golf championships for the first time due to a lack of volunteer support. The decision came as a surprise to the STM team. “We were a little disap-
Race season a juggling act for sports car driver BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
Burnaby motor sports driver Michael Valiante will have a busy season of racing. Valiante was an 11th-hour replacement for Starworks Racing at the 24-hour at Daytona at the beginning of the year. There, Valiante raced to the lead and helped hold it for six hours before a flat tire ended the team’s day. “It kept my name out there,” said Valiante. It also led to a handful of other opportunities after Valiante’s contract to race with Michael Shank Racing was not renewed
last year. The 32-year-old former openwheel racer now finds himself juggling rides in three separate sports cars series this season, including a seat with the Spirit of Daytona team in the Grand American Daytona Prototype series race this weekend in New Jersey. Valiante began the season racing for the Honda of America team in the front-wheel-drive Grand Am Continental Tire series. He also got a ride with Porsche on the JDX Racing team, where he has earned one pole and finished third at Long Beach in the American Le Mans Series to
ishes with Michael Shank Racing, date. All three contracts are single- including two podiums and four fastest laps in the DP series. season commitments. Last year, Valiante Valiante will drive started the MV a Chevrolet Corvette Motorsporst Driver sports car in the Global Development program. Barter 250 at the New “My schedule is pretJersey Motorsports Park ty full,” Valiante said, and drive in three other citing weekend conflicts races in Detroit, Midin the various series as Ohio and Montreal this one drawback. season. The two Grand Am Since 2008, Valiante series conveniently run has proved his skills in Grand Am, capturing Michael Valiante at the same track. But the three poles, four podi- “My schedule is Le Mans series creates a potential conflict with ums and two second- pretty full.” three of the remaining place finishes with Sun eight races. Trust Racing. But Valiante believes the full He also had four top-five fin-
schedule will only further help his motorsports career. “The more you can drive with other teams, you never know where it’s going to lead you and you want to take as many as you can,” he said. “It’s amazing how much I’ve had to travel this season.” Valiante will also team with SDR British teammate Richard Westbrook at the Chevrolet Grand Am 200 in Detroit on June 1 and 2 and at the EMCO Gears Classic the following weekend in Lexington, Ohio. In August, Valiante will race his final event on the Rolex Series schedule at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
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Canada’s captain to run training sessions The Royal City Youth Soccer Association is hosting a day of training sessions with Canadian national team captain Christine Sinclair at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-West this Saturday. All young people and their parents are invited to come down to the Burnaby Lake complex and take part in the free training sessions for local youth players on May 12 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Players will get the opportunity to engage in
drills and scrimmages with Canada’s most capped international women’s soccer player, while celebrating team spirit in Canada’s colours. The Canadian women’s national team is currently involved in its residency captain in Vancouver in preparation for the Olympic Summer Games in London. The team will wind up the camp with a scrimmage at Hugh Boyd Oval in Richmond on May 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Golf: Two events planned ◗ continued from page 25
Two invitational tournaments are currently in the works – a confirmed eight-team event to be held in Osoyoos and a proposed 12- to 16-team tournament in Victoria to be played at Arbutus Ridge. “We are just allowing teams which are still playing to meet and compete at a high level,” said STM coach Joe Thierman. “We’re not trying to replace the provincials. It’s open zone.” Both tournaments will be 36-hole affairs and run on the same May 26 and 27 weekend, allowing AA, AAA and single A schools to compete against each other. Four schools were already confirmed at Osoyoos, but Thierman said the best fit for the Knights is the Shawnigan Lake invitational competition in Victoria. “We’re keeping our fingers crossed,” Thierman said.
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No Monkeying around: Samantha Mansinho clears a ball for the Burnaby Explosion in a 1-0 win over the West Van Monkeys in under-15 girls’ ﬁeld hockey.
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Burnaby’s Ryan NugentHopkins scored his first goal at the International Ice Hockey Federation world championships in a 7-2 win over France on Monday. The Edmonton Oilers rookie centre opened the scoring for Canada at 1:59 of the first period after being partnered on a line with Patrick Sharpe and Jamie Benn. The new line showed a lot of hop against France, factoring in on five of the team’s goals, including the first four tallies, all of which came in the opening period in Finland. Nugent-Hopkins, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s NHL draft, picked up an assist on the power play on Canada’s second goal of the game by Sharpe. The 18-year-old NugentHopkins also potted his second goal of the game in the third period. The win over France came after last Saturday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the United States. On Wednesday, Canada improved to 3-1 in preliminary round play with a 3-2 win over Switzerland.
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GENERAL LABOURERS Required at Port Coquitlam manufacturing plant. ❏ Entry Level Positions (rate of $10.62/hr to start) ❏ Machine Operator Positions (rate of $13.19/hr to start) - must be reliable - some heavy lifting involved - knowledge of power tools required - shift work is required - potential room for advancement - good extended health benefit package after 6 months Apply in person Mon - Fri, 10am - 2pm #200-1605 Industrial Ave. Port Coquitlam, B.C.
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SABA, Nancy Jean It is with great sadness to announce the loss of our beloved mother. Nancy will be greatly missed by her three children Leeann (Doug), Darren (Tanya), and Kelly (Jim) and her seven grandchildren. Also survived by her sister Lyn (Ron) and family. We are celebrating Nancy on May 16, 2012 at 1:00pm at 5135 Sperling Ave, Burnaby at Deer Lake United Church.
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THAI CUISINE COOK Permanent F/T position Resp. for cooking Thai dishes, menu planning, supervision, scheduling, training staff for Thai catering, take-out and delivery company. Salary $14.32/hour, 37.5 hours/week. Must have 3+ years Thai cooking exp. Location: East Vancouver.Thailicious Cuisine@Door Inc. Email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Unit 806-950 Drake St. Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2B9
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 71 Comox Valley Assistant Superintendent: Instructional Services. Effective August 1, 2012. Reporting to the Superintendent of Schools, the Assistant Superintendent is a key member of the senior management team responsible for the successful delivery of K-12 educational programs in conjunction with other senior leaders, instruction and assessment, school and district planning, and a wide range of district initiatives. Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a detailed resume with supporting documentation and three professional references through www.makeafuture.ca by 12:00 noon PST on Tuesday May 22, 2012
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
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WELDER & General Mechanic AGI-Envirotank in Biggar, SK. requires journeymen welders and a general mechanic. Relocation to Biggar is required. $20-30hr DOE. Oilfield tank experience is an asset. Company offers a benefit package. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 306-948-5263.
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: Continue to chase money – this entire week might build to a ﬁnancial climax (Friday/Saturday) that favours you – there might even be a pay raise or you might sell a big item (or buy one). All’s good, so proceed. This is a smooth, easy week. Retreat, rest and contemplate Sunday to Tuesday afternoon. Your energy and charisma return this evening through Thursday – start important projects, follow through with earlier plans, seek favours, call people. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you and a VIP might soon shake hands over something. Continue the hard work. Taurus April 20-May 20: Your energy and clout are at a yearly high. Life is expanding, but also changing. Some of you are being or have been “set free” – from a job, a duty, a marriage – in order to ﬁnd new settings and new adventures. This freedom might be painful, but it is very likely fortunate for you in the long run. You might not believe me in late 2012 through 2013, as another factor indicates you will be living through the consequences of all your not-so-good actions of the last 18 years. But that’s then – for now, celebrate, as luck and ease fill this week. Wish fulfillment Sunday/ Monday! Gemini May 21-June 20: This is your last week of rest and low energy. By May 20, you’ll be starting a high-energy month, which introduces an entire year of better luck, travel, marriage prospects, lucrative partnerships, even potential fame. Before then, you have to make it through the present interval of low energy – which should be a snap, as this is an easy, smooth week. Be ambitious Sunday/Monday: you could land an assignment. Midweek brings friends, a rising heart. Chase governments, institutions, charity, spirituality, therapy and research Friday/ Saturday – a civil servant likes you.
Cancer June 21-July 22: This ﬁne, easy week starts with a beautiful, mellow and wise mood, Sunday to Tuesday afternoon. Your relationship with a Virgo or Gemini – or with a partner – ﬂows successfully. Communication helps. Midweek brings ambition (or pressure from the boss). Again, a partner might help.Thursday eve through Saturday intensiﬁes this week’s main note: social delights, entertainment, wish fulﬁllment, popularity and group affairs. All week, two broad areas seem favoured: relationships (opportunities, negotiations, love, relocation) and career (prestige, worldly standing). Go ahead! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Chase your ambitions during this smooth, productive week (especially Friday/ Saturday, when a new project might begin). (Bosses approve of your wide viewpoint and your legal, ﬁnancial and security insights these same two days.) Friends accumulate – and old friends from the past will begin appearing soon. Life’s depths, ﬁnancial opportunities, sexual urges, health diagnoses, research and lifestyle changes face you Sunday to Tuesday afternoon – charge after what you want. Midweek’s mellow, wise, gently loving – however, your ideas or generosity might meet reluctance by another. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: You can simply enjoy this mellow, smooth week and ﬂoat along, or you can use the calm waters to sail ahead on your favourite projects. It’s a superb time to expend effort – you’ll be pleased, and your life strengthened, by the results. Relationships are prime Sunday to afternoon Tuesday. Exciting meetings, opportunities, relocation themes, even love, enter the picture in lucky ways. Midweek is for mysteries, depths, investments, debtreduction, and sexual urges. Be conservative. Far travel, cultural, intellectual, legal and international affairs succeed splendidly Friday/Saturday.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: This is your last week of secrecy, sexual temptations, research, large ﬁnancial actions and possible health concerns. These areas appear headed for success, easy progress – at the very least, healing. You might have made a substantial commitment or investment recently, or might this week. Go ahead – this is where your good fortune lies. Sunday to Tuesday afternoon brings chores, mild health concerns. Midweek’s for exciting meetings, new horizons, new opportunities – and negotiations. Friday/Saturday bring the last four weeks to a climax: embrace everything in the ﬁrst sentence! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Relationships open doors to new vistas and opportunities this week, especially Friday/Saturday. (Late May to mid2013 will feature ﬁnancial, intimate and lifestyle “opportunities to commit” based on who/what you meet/agree upon, this week [and the last 50].) In other words, the meeting, the open doors appear now (and have, recently) but the commitment, the funding, will come late May onward. (Be cautious with commitment through August.) Romance, creative surges, even true love can arise Sunday to Tuesday. Tackle chores midweek. Friday/Saturday – the world! Be diplomatic, eager. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: This is your last week of chores, and an easy week it is. (However, the last year has brought an increase in work duties; and this Friday/Saturday might start a new job/project that will last to mid-June.) Be home, or attend to children, family, gardening, security, retirement, nurturing and similar themes, Sunday to Tuesday afternoon. Romance calls midweek – so do pleasure, creativity and a speculative risk. Go slow. Late week, as mentioned, brings new chores. All week – and all the 13 months ahead – bring affection, generosity from others. Don’t “join” before September.
May 13 - 19, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Romance, love, charming kids, beauty, pleasure, creative surges and speculative joys last one more week before a large work load arrives. So enjoy yourself during this easy, happy week. Short trips, errands, casual friends, communications and paperwork ﬁll Sunday to Tuesday afternoon. Midweek’s for rest, home, family, real estate, security, retirement, gardening and similar interests. Go slow, realize someone ultimately isn’t on board. (And that someone might be you.) Friday/Saturday intensify everything listed in the ﬁrst sentence of this message – in a lucky way! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Chase money (or spend) Sunday/Monday – luck is with you. (But don’t “push” an investment Sunday – if you can’t meet on a price/ value, just leave it.) All this week you’re concerned with home values, real estate, family, security and retirement – Sunday/Monday and Friday Saturday are great times to buy or sell a home. Friday/Saturday are perfect for ﬁnding the home you want – or for ending a futile relationship or a wasteful project. Midweek (Tuesday eve through Thursday) brings travel, errands, paperwork and casual friends. An old ﬂame or former love prospect will soon appear. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: This is your last week of errands, communications, short travel, paperwork and daily details. These come in a whirlwind Friday/ Saturday. It’s an easy week. Your energy and charisma score high Sunday to afternoon Tuesday – start something important (except in home, real estate) or impress someone. Chase money midweek, but go slowly with purchases. (Best time, especially for technical or health products: 9:15 a.m. PDT onward, Wednesday.)Your home and family are sweet: luck either comes swiftly here, or eludes you. If the latter, walk away: better stuff awaits September onward. email@example.com • Reading: 604-727-3673
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FOREST LAWN, Imperial Garden, 1 NICHE wall# 41, $3000 604-502-0556 or 604-351-3775
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CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca CATS FOR ADOPTION - The Tsawwassen Animal Hospital has three senior female cats available for adoption. Please call us for more information. 604-943-9385
1BDRM/1BTH $179,900 19236 Ford Ave, Pitt Meadows Large one bedroom condo 930sq ft. Priced to Sell. Call: (250) 878-2997 or email: email@example.com.
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Ragdoll X kittens, blk with white mittens, 9wks, ready, 1st shots, dewormed, $75ea, 604-961-6825
ROTTI SHEPHERD X pups family/ farm raised - 8 wks. Ready to go to great homes $ 500. 604-794-3353
OPEN HOUSE Sat. 2-4pm, 1706 612 - 5th Ave. Incredible views! 1086 sf. 1.5 baths. 1 BR + den. $288,000. Brian Erhardt, R. L. Coronation West, 604-649-4382.
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THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS WALTER HAROLD WARNER, otherwise known as WALTER H. WARNER and WALTER WARNER, Deceased NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the estate of the abovenoted deceased, formerly of Burnaby, B.C., are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned executor at Box 10083, Pacific Centre, 700 West Georgia Street, 18th Floor, Vancouver, B.C., V7Y 1B6, on or before the 4th day of June, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received. THE CANADA TRUST COMPANY, Executor
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OPEN HOUSE Sat May 12th 1-4pm. 30 - 45752 Stevenson Rd Chwk, $438,500 55+ Gated Complex. 604-858-8608
OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. Walk to amens. $234,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (Maple Ridge) 5 acres, south facing view, owner occupied 2 storey home in Thornhill’s designated Urban Reserve, $1,550,000. No real estate commission. Call 604 760-3792
MISSION MULTI family 10 legal rental homes on 6.5 acres, with $92,000 net income. $1,099,000 www.saxvik.com 604-838-8692
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business
9 BDRM / 8 BATH Rarely Available 6750 sqft. Luxurious mansion in South Burnaby with breathtaking view from all floors. Walking distance to Deer Lake. This beautiful house is spread over two levels and basement, which has nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms. House comprises home theatre, hot tub,steam and sauna room and much more Virtual tour : Http://sg.photosandmore.ca/201 20424/virtual.html $4,480,000. Call Vik (604) 356-4449. Sutton West Coast Realty.
Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★
Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924
ROGER BASI Interested In Selling Your Home? Lets Talk!!! Remax Award Winner 100% Club. Certified in Feng Shui Home Stager. List and Sell your home with me & r e c e i ve $5 0 0 . 0 0 t ow a rds moving costs. Cell: (604) 618-2820 www.rogerbasi.com
Houses - Sale
www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
6020-04 ADORABLE Havanese 10 wks old, $750. 604-940-8096
BC FIXER UPPERS These Homes need work! www.BCFixerupperlist.com
For Sale by Owner
QUEENS PARK Heritage Home, 5 bdrms + family room, updated bthrms, custom kitchen + eating area, lrg living & dining, wood flrs thru out, 2 fireplaces, full bsmt, new roof & eaves, newer paint, garage & carport, lane access, 44 x 137 lot. $948,000. 410 5th St. Martin 604-220-2129
3BDRM/2.5BTH 3875 Bedwell Bay Road, Waterfront Access, 1/4 dock share $999,000 Call: (604) 328-8127 email: email@example.com
HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, future developement, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655 7243 199 Street, Langley Beautiful 4 BR family home with legal bsmt ste, central location, $629,000. Sutton West Coast RUPE MANN 778 240-7914
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6020-34
Out Of Town Property
Vancouver East Side
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
PRE OWNED, 2004 DW 24x44. Immaculate. Large windows, fridge, stove & security system. Asking $59,900.00. Brookswood Homes Ltd. 604 530-9566
Seniors Park, privacy lots of trees, newly renod 2 BR double wide, storage, large decks, air cond. 10 mins from major shopping. $45,900. #18- 4426- 232nd St, Langley.604-534-2997
SRY, #180 - 7790 King George Blvd. Needs updating. Beautiful, peaceful yard & hot tub! $34,900. Pad rental: $810/mo. Pets allowed. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874
SRY, #37 - 13650 80th Ave. Great 2 BR mobile. Motivated sellers! 2 pets ok. $85,800. Pad rental: $497/mo. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874
Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners) 9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
1-(360)395-5525. firstname.lastname@example.org REAL ESTATE Opportunities in USA - Commercial & Residential Retail building in Lynden WA $329,900; Profitable antique & gift business $95,000. 4 BR, 3 bath 3,524 Sq Ft home in Bellingham $350,000. Many other great buys. MacDonough Real Estate 360-733-3308 email@example.com www.macdonoughrealestate.com
BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH, Mt Baker WA, 2007 Breckenridge Park Model dble loft trailer, 40ft, sleeps up to 12, Ranch has FREE Par 3 Golf, Horseback Riding, Indoor/Outdoor pools +. $85,000. By Owner. Tom 604-594-9342 CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE There are several suitable building sites on the property with spectacular views of city of Penticton, and both Lakes. Power at lot line and only 10 minutes from the full service Hospital. This beautiful property is being sold by the owner at only $299,000. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details, or call 250-493-5737.
BRAND NEW NARAMATA Townhomes - Perfect Holiday Home - Lock & Go - Steps to Beach & Winery. Alex Bloomfield 250-493-2244 (Office) 1-800-734-0457 (Toll Free) Royal Lepage Locations West
NEW WEST 2 BR apt, $800 & up, semi furn extra not incls in rent, n/s, n/p, n/d, nr Douglas College & skytrain. Immed. 604-839-8156.
WANTED We Buy Homes & Town Homes anywhere in the Lower Mainland. NO real estate commission. Please call 604 760-3792
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
COQ 1 BR apt $740 & 2 BR $970, h/water & parking included, quiet complex, no pets. 778-316-4777.
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. Bach $620, May 1. 1 BR $700, avail now. Near transit. 778-865-6696
700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391
M. RIDGE dwntwn Urbano Complex, 2 br, 2 ba, inste w/d, f/p, 2 ug prkg, nr amen, deck, n/s, n/p, Jun 1. $1150+ utils. Refs. 512-8725
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
401 Westview St, Coq
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
415 Westview St, Coq
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
1300 King Albert, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567 320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112
Bayside Properties Services
815 - 5th Ave, New West
Bachelor & 1 BR apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
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
1116 HAMILTON ST. NEW WESTMINSTER
CALL 604 715-7764 ROTARY TOWER
25 Clute St, New West Reno’d concrete high rise. 1 BR & Bach. By Royal Square Plaza, Safeway & transit. Rent incls heat, hot water, hydro, cable. 55+ bldg. Contact Ana 778-859-0798 Bayside Property 604-432-7774
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
SUNSET PARK 5870 Sunset Street
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
2585 Portree Way, Squamish Family Home $579,000 Immac house, situated across from the school.Barb Gloor, RE/MAX Squamish, 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
RENTALS 778-801-1613 email@example.com www.caprent.com
1 Bdrm from $900 2 Bdrm from $1140
Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 604.465.6559
2332 Argyle Cr. Squamish - Fall in Love with the Stunning Views! $599,900. 10,400 sq.ft. lot, 2648 sq.ft. house, 4 bdrms, 2 bath, suite potential. Barb Gloor, RE/ MAX Squamish. 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
Beautifully landscaped grounds with views of Fraser river. Outdoor swimming pool and close to parks and shopping.
NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. From $785 to $1125. Nicely upgraded building. Call 604-724-8353 NEW WEST. Bachelor, $650/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. no balcony, Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636 PO CO 2 BR apt $780 & $800/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail now. Call 604-464-0034 PORT COQ, Dwnt, new 3 BR Apt, 2 full baths, 2 sec u/g prkg, in ste laundry, all new appls incls micro wave, patio, corner unit. June 1, $1400/mo. NS/NP. 604-464-5973
VANCOUVER. Modern 1 & 2 BR. Collingwood Village. Steps to Joyce Skytrain. 1-888-830-4232
115 PLACE CO-OP Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre
Accepting applications for waiting list for 1 BR’s & 2 BR’s - suits couples. Very reasonable unit fees. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room & workshop. No pets. Participation mandatory, $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee
Call 604- 421-1222
NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $740/mo Includes heat, h/w, cable & parking. Near Skytrain. Available June 1st. Cats okay! Deposit required.
(1592 S.W. Marine Dr, Vanc.) Now accepting applications for 1 BEDROOM APT $757 • Share purchase is $1600. • Sorry no subsidy available. • Close to all amenities. • Sorry no dogs allowed. To apply please email: firstname.lastname@example.org Or mail: Box 409 - 1592 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver V6P 6M1
HOST FAMILY wanted. Please contact us at 604-688-1811 or e-mail: email@example.com
Houses - Rent
BBY 4 BR 2 bath family home 15th - Canada Way. $2095. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for Appointment to view at 604-570-2786 Quoting code P22
M Ridge 21437 117Ave, 4BR incls inlaw glvl ste, all appl, ns, np, Jun 1. $1700. 604-421-4052
PO CO 3191 Wellington St 3 BR main flr, 1.5 baths, cls to amens/ schools. $1450 inc heat/light. N/S, n/p. Jun 1. 1-250-464-4851 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 Bdrm, 1 bath, Cozy HOUSE on
49’x171’lot, Exc Investment. $888/M VANCOUVER - 1066 East 8th Ave
1Br Mt. Pleasant Condo, Quiet, Cental Area, Solid Bldg...$788/M RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained
Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215
Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.
Call to view! 604-589-7040
1 MONTH FREE!
COQ W 2BR g/lvl ste, quiet CDS, nr L/heed mall/bus. $1000 incl hyd/cbl/gas/net. Suit 2. N/S, n/p. Jun 1. (604) 939-9109, 838-5967 N WEST sm new 1 BR ste, inc w/d /cble/utils/Y-Fi, nr s/train/amens, np/ns. $750. Jun 1. 604-777-0977
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
2 BR main flr, Nr Metrotown, 5 mins to skytrain, N/s, N/p, immed, $1,000/mo incl util. 604-805-2420 BBY 1 BR ste $750 & 2 BR $950. 1 pkng each, sm pet ok, n/s, nr Edmonds s/train. 604-777-1767
NEW WEST, Queensborough. Clean & spac. 1 BR. $625 incl hydro. No laundry. Near bus, park, shops, schools. Avail now. N/S & N/P. 604-306-3057
NEW WEST, Queensborough. Lrg 1 BR. $650 incl util & sat tv. Np. 778-578-2585, 778-829-7675 NEW WEST, Queensborough. small 2 BR, Priv ent. N/S, N/P, Nr bus & Skytrain. $725 incls hydro/ heat. Avail Now. 604-307-9350 POCO MARYHILL, Bach ste, priv ent, cable, net & utils incls, $650, n/p, no drugs. nr all ammens, Refs. June 1st. 604-941-9021
PT MOODY Old Town Center, 1 BR upper ste avail now. Newly reno’d. $750 + utls. 604-218-7660 BBY 11th Ave / 2nd St, 2BR g/lvl, everything new, granite kitch & bath. Near school, bus. NS/NP. $1000 incls utils sh’d laundry or $800 without lndry. 604-526-8798 BBY BRAND NEW 1 BR g/l ste. $750 incls utls/cbl. No w/d. Now. By bus. NS/NP. 604-524-0950
WIT’S END HOUSING CO-OP
NEW WEST. 5 BR hse, top 2 lvls, fncd yrd. $2000 incls all util. Jun 1, Cat OK, N/S. 604-780-0048
BBY BRENTWOOD, 1 BR bsmt, incls utils, ns/np, $650. Avail Now. 604-255-1229, 604-377-8862
1 BR $775. 2 BR $950. 3 BR from $1150. Rent incls heat, hot water & prkg. Family Living. On site daycare available. Near Cottonwood Park, Basketball Court & Skytrain. No pets.
LRG 1 BR, furnished clean quiet safe, nr skytrain, $500 incl utls Immed. Female working/student only, N/S & N/P. 778-861-8238
BBY HIGHGATE 3 BR hse, full bath, fenced back yd, pets neg, $1800. N/S. Jun 1. 604-463-0029
Move In Bonus 810 ST. ANDREWS ST.
Close to Bus & BCIT STUDIO & 1 BDRM ★ Quiet park-like setting ★ Newly Reno’d ★ Heat/hot water incl’d 604-291-8197 www.sunsetparkapt.com
1 bdrm from $850
Residential neighborhood. Close to parks and public transit. Hardwood ﬂoors.
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail June 1. Incl heat & hot water. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882
office: 604- 936-1225
GETAWAY ON GALIANO ISLAND (Lt.27 Stewart Rd). Completely furnished home & cabin on .9 acre w/private beach, deep water mourage, $999,000. 604-802-8711. View website for more info, photos & virtual tour: www.yourlinktorealestate.ca
BBY BRENTWOOD 2 BR bsmt, incls utils, w/d, ns/np, $1150. May 1. 604-377-0608, 604-299-5689 BBY Buffalo St. 1 BR ste Avail Immed, very clean, f/p, private kitchen & bath room, quiet area, N/S, N/P. $800/month incls utils. 604-420-1077 BBY, E. Clean 2 BR grd/lvl ste, incls w/d, new f/s. $800/mo incl util. Ns/np. Av now. 604-540-4275
PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851
ALBERNI FAMILY HOUSING CO-OP
5250 Rupert St, Vanc. 2 Bedroom Townhouse, 890sf, $1159. Share $1200. No Subsidy. Cats & dogs ok. By transit and shopping.
RIVERS INLET Townhouses
(Coquitlam Centre area)
2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse
2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.
BBY East , 2 BR grd lev, 1100 sq ft, radiant heat, share w/d, near school & bus. $900 + utils. Avail now. N/s, no dogs. Suits family 604-521-1008 or 604-789-6318
BBY, HIGHGATE. Bright bachelor suite. Ns/np. $550 incl hydro/ cable. Avail now. 604-522-6773 BBY N Holdom/Union 2 BR upper, 1800sf, w/d, d/w, lg deck, ns/ np. 1 person $1375 or 2 $1575. Incl utils. Jun 1. 778- 898-5159 BBY N New 1 BR glvl ste, n/s n/p, suits single person, $750 incls utils, Avail Now. 604 708-1010
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
AUTO REPAIR shop for rent, zoned for dealership, huge parking lot, fully fenced, cls to Highgate Mall, Bby. Call 604-729-2777.
BBY NORTH, 2 BR bsmt, $850 incls utils, n/p, n/s, Avail Now. 604-298-7781, 778-855-8871 BBY, NORTH. 2 BR bsmt, shared laundry. $850/mo incl hydro/cbl. Avail now. Ns/np. 604-299-3695 BBY S. nr Highgate, 2 BR bsmnt, super clean, nr amens, $900 incls hydro, N/s, N/p, 604-525-9821 COQ 1 BR + DEN, priv ent, own w/d, incls hydro & gas, nr mall & bus, ns/np, $950. 604-552-4246 COQ CENTRAL, 2 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D, walk-in closets, storage, $950 incls utls. Jun 1. NS/ NP. Nr school/bus. 604-726-6884 COQ CENTRE, 2 BR, new kitch, sh’d W/D, $850+shd utls. NS/NP. Jun 1. Nr transit. 604-218-8164
2BDRM suite $1150. Utilities +Wifi included.Near Transit/SFU/ Mall.Pets OK.Call 778-828-6731 2BDRM/1BTH 1029 Dansey Ave, Coquitlam 2 bdrm, 4 appl, no pets, avail June 1st, $750 Monthly. Call: (604) 649-8909 email: email@example.com 1BDRM/1BTH 5801 Pioneer Ave. 1 bdrm, incl. hydro, no pets & no smoking, avail June 1st. $650 Monthly. (604) 649-8909 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470 *STRUCTURAL CHANGES*, framing, finishing, repairs. Professional & precise, 778-233-0559
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HOME SERVICES 8055
A QUALITY CLEANING -7 days/ wk res/comm, senior discount low rate 778-998-9127 778-239-9609
A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162
EZ CLEANING. Bonded/insured. $20/hour. Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby/N. West. 604-505-0108
604-240-3408 AKAL CONCRETE. Driveways, renos, sidewalks, stairs, forming, flrs, landscaping. 778-881-0961 KT CONCRETE WORKS For all your concrete needs! For free estimate 604-307-0835 email@example.com
Drafting/Design & Decorating
Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
MY THREE SONS DRYWALL Renovations, Repairs, Texture. Call Dad 604-780-8560
#1113 LOW COST ELECTRIC Comm/Res/Panel change Heating. Lic & Bonded. 604-522-3435
Golden Hardwood & Laminate & Tiles. Prof install, refinishing, sanding & repairs. 778-858-7263
Installation • Refinishing • Repairs ART of HARDWOOD FLOORS 604-240-3344 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
BURNABY AT YOUR HOME GUTTERS
NO HST! til MAY 31
• Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667
604-306-8599 # 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
A Semi Retired Tradesman For Small Repairs & Alterations. Richard • 604-377-2480
HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842
Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs firstname.lastname@example.org
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
I’m a neighbour of yours... Lawn Contracts • Full Service ❏ Weed / Moss Control ❏ Hedge Trim’g / Pruning ❏ Yard & Garden Clean-up ❏ The Vegetable Patch Call Dan • 604-862-4678 www.fnlc.ca
GARDEN GROOMER Garden Maintenance Lawn Care
• Lawn Cutting • Power Raking • Rototiling & Pruning • Hedge Trimming • Power Washing • Open to odd jobs Free Est, Established Since 1997 Licensed Business, reasonable rates
CLIFF 604.931.0825 Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration. Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741
Gardening Services Lawn Maintenance Landscape Design Residential & Commercial William KIM • 28 years exp.
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. Lawns, aeration, power raking, cutting, trimming, cleanups. Very reliable.
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Reno’s & Home Improvements Kitchen & Baths, Tiling, Electrical, Carpentry +. WCB. 604-518-2948
8155 EXCAVATING & BOBCAT SERVICES • Garage Teardowns • Demolition • Driveway Widening • Concrete & Asphalt Removal • Landscape Removal • Yard Leveling & Clean Up • Digging & Trenching • Dirt Removal • Retaining Wall • 10-40 Yard Disposal Bins
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR: Exp, friendly, reliable. Specializing in replacing old nob & tube wiring. Lic.#50084. 604-725-4535
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
FCE ELECTRIC - All types of electrical work - new construction & maintenance 604-861-2647
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098
Electrician Lic#95323, Bonded, Affordable Com/Res. No Job too small. 25 yrs exp. 604 727-2306
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
Free Est. 604-779-6978
1 to 3 Men
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Moving & Storage
8125 For all your Decorating Needs No project is too small! www.lincohomedecor.com Call: (604) 576-6401
Lawn & Garden
West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Remove Place & Finish. All Carpentry. No Job too Small. Friendly Family Run Business Serving you since 1957.
BEST RATE MOVING Experienced Movers with Affordable Rates! Starting 40/ hour Licensed & Insured
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A-LOCAL MOVERS. No job too small! Furniture assembly avail. Delivery & pick-up. 604-307-8603 AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rates. brothersmovingservice.com NAHANEE MOVING.COM Family Owned. Evening moves available. Bonded, Insured. Non Smoking, Free Est. 604-782-3973
WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001
Oil Tank Removal
● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Removal & Remediation Specialists. res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234
Magic Star Painting 3 ROOMS $
4 ROOMS $
Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates
LAWN CUTTING from $20, power raking, trimming, yard clean up. Wesley 604 551-5547 Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat, turf, cedar fence, paving stones, ashphalt 604-377-3107
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
LAWNS MOWED, gardening, yard clean-up, power raking, aerating, hedges, gutters, rubbish. Seniors’ discount! 604-773-0075
★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444
Power rake/aerate/lawn mow/ clean-up/garden/hedge/trim/ prune. Qual low $. 778-241-9706
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
Renovations & Home Improvement
• Framing • Flooring • Finishing Carpentry • Decks & Fencing •T i l i n g Senior discount
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530
All Work Guaranteed
Painting Contractor Residential / Commercial
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Collectibles & Classics
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2007 HONDA Shadow VT750C, 11,150 km, like new, many extras, $5900. obo 604-531-9373
2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576
2010 CHRYSLER 300 Touring Auto/ Air/ loaded....$15,995 3696 1-888-812-2511
2007 PIAGGIO scooter MP3-250, silver, practically new, less than 500 km, fuel injected engine, security lock, new battery, $4300. Call Don 604-987-9166
Scrap Car Removal
2011 CHEVROLET Impala (Auto, air, Fully Loaded, V6, 30 to clear)....MSRP $29,690 Now $12,995 #4135 - 1-888-812-2511
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2009 Dodge Calibur Hatchback (sports model). 31, 000 km. 4 Door, 4 Cylinders. Excellent Shape, easy on gas. Asking $10,500. For more details call Mike at 604-463-4831.
1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069
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2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $32,900. 604-6167727 firstname.lastname@example.org
9130 2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 26,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $18,500 + HST. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721
2010 JEEP Commander 4wd 7 Passenger/ Loaded/ Mags...$22,995 #3631 1-888-812-2511
2011 GMC Yukon 4wd luxury/ Leather/ Loaded/ Mags...$35,995 #3791 1-888-812-2511
1995 SUBARU Legacy wagon good run cond 242,000 k, s/roof, $2350. 604-985-8495 eves pls.
Sports & Imports
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511 2011 SUBARU Outback (Luxury Crossover, Auto, Loaded)...$26,988 #3626 1-888-812-2511
1990 FORD 24’ Class C Glendale Royal Classic m/h, $8500. 88,000 org kms, well maint., Ph Art 604-858-5909
KIA MAGENTIS 2008 lx V6 auto 200 hp - 20,300 km. Only $12,500. Chwk 604-847-3297 2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,700. 778-227-2010 2004 NISSAN Maxima Luxury/ Leather/ Loaded...$10,888 #0666 1-888-812-2511
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2002 BMW 325xi Wagon 153,000km, silver, new tires, excellent shape. $10,900 o.b.o. Adrian 604- 562- 6943
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good r u n n in g o r d e r $ 2 7 5 0 o b o 604-986-2430 email@example.com 2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975. 2001 CHEVY VENTURE. Dual sliding door, fully loaded, 132k, $2750. 604-563-4352
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253
1993 Toyota Hilux Surf SSR-X 3.0L RHD 99,645km Auto, Bluetooth Stereo, Rmt Strt, Recarro Seats. $8,500 (778) 863-8434 firstname.lastname@example.org 2003 JEEP Liberty Limited 6 Cylinder, 140,000km, service history, $5,950. 604-357-4707
Services & Repairs
Call KoolAir King
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 137 kms, good cond., $4300. 604-845-4766 after 4pm or all day wkends
1996 10’ Slumber Queen camper, north south bed for ext cab, loaded. $6500. Ph 604-858-2617 1997 PJ Construction/car hauler trailer, 20 ft, 16 ft deck, 83 in wide deck, GVWR 7000#, New 225-75- R 15 trailer tires, 2500 # / tire, 4 wheel electric brakes (breakaway switch) 7 pin connector, deep cycle battery, ball winch mount, stake pockets/ tiedown brackets, spare tire, ramps, 2 5/6 ball hitch $2500. Call 604-817-4724 1997 WILDERNESS 22ft, good cond, sleeps 5, fridge/freezer. $5,500 obo. Tony 604-464-1072
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 2000 FORD Travelaire Mtrhome Superduty, 25ft, 125,000kms, exc cond, $16,000obo. 604-531-2109
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 4Matic, 149,500 kms. Excellent, loaded, Nav, DVD. $19,995 (604) 290-3975
2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: email@example.com
Sports & Imports
1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2001 26.6 Frontier Plainsmen with slide ’00 FORD 350 V10, 133 kms. Grt cond. $24,000 both. 604-824-2362
2010 CHEVROLET Express 2500 Cargo (Auto, air, 15 Cargo Vans to Clear)...$19,995 #3330 1-888-812-2511
2001 27 ft Ford Class C RV, tow pack, V10 pwr, island bed, ent ctre, slp 4, 82K,as new $21,000 due to illness 604-929-7575
2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Ultimate Luxury Vans with Power Sliders...$18,888 #4215 1-888-812-2511
2002 25’ Custom Coach travel trailer, queen bed & bunks, $10,500. Call 604-984-9293
CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570 2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,395 obo. 778-242-2018
2007 TOYOTA Yaris, 4 door hatchback, 78K, automatic. Well maintained, reliable and excellent on gas. Brand new tires, A/C, power locks and windows. $10,500. Call 778-239-7112
1992 SAAB 9000, 4 cyl, auto, loaded, runs great, affordable luxry, $2400, obo, 604-984-4490 2000 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,750. 604-218-8499
2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030
2010 DODGE Grand Caravan (Fully Loaded, Media Centre with Stow’n Go, 40 Grand caravans to Clear)...$15,995 #3530 1-888-812-2511
2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073
1995 SEA Breeze 31 (Class A) Fully equipped, exc. cond., tow car avail $22,500 obo 604-746-5898'
1996 MAZDA Precidia MX-3, std, 181K, exc cond, air cared. $1650 obo. (Richmond) 778-881-6478
NEW CHEVROLET Silverado Crew Cabs (Auto, V8, Air, Onstar, well equiped, 200 Trucks to Clear)) MSRP $33,980 Now $21,995 - 1-888-812-2511
1997 Chevy 4x4 1500. 4.3liter vortec v6, sound system, tinted windows.$2400. 604-807-4203
2011 HYUNDAI Sonata Loaded/ Mags/ Alloys...$17,988 #3491 1-888-812-2511
2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009
2011 NISSAN Pathfinder SV 4wd 7Pass/ Loaded/ Mags...$28,888 #3776 1-888-812-2511
Avoid Costly repairs, let us tune up your original a/c system. Save lots of $$$ Guaranteed Results!
9155 2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614.
2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
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1995 FORD Mustang convertible, new top, Aircared, V6, auto, good cond $3200. 604-984-7574
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1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373
2008 FORD F150 S/Cab 4wd Fully Loaded Truck...$18,888 #2759 1-888-812-2511
2010 NISSAN Rogue AWD Auto/ Loaded/ cd...$19,995 #3650 1-888-812-2511
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367
2002 SANTA FE, 128K kms, 4 cyl, 5 spd, air, pw, exc cond $5300 obo 604-710-8053 2007 CHEVY LS, HD Quad cab. 130k, no acc, matching canopy, tow pkg, $18,000 604-798-2275
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $9,750 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $49,900. Call 604-889-2525
Sports & Imports
2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)
No Wheels, No Problem
1995 MERCEDES E320 Cabriolet Exc cond; local, 109K, NO accid. $14,900 Rare 778-773-1398
2007 CADILLAC Escalade 4wd (Luxury, Leather, Sunroof, Mags)...$32,995 #3339 1-888-812-2511
2011 CHEVROLET Malibu (Auto,air, fully loaded, 80 to clear)....MSRP $26,200 Now $14,995 #4140 – 1-888-812-2511
1990 BENTLEY Mulsane 4 Dr Sedan, leather upholstery. Like New. ONLY 42,000 kms, $20,000 obo. Lgly. Ralph 778-988-2055
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2009 INFINITI G37 Luxury/ leather/ loaded/ mags...$25,995 #3135 1-888-812-2511
2011 CADILLAC CTS (Luxury. Leather, Panaramic Sunroof, Mags, 10 to clear)....MSRP $45,645 Now $29,995 1-888-812-2511 1987 ROLLS Royce S. Spirit Beautiful cond. 96k, all records, local Carter car, 24yrs one owner. $26,500 obo 604-644-6061.
2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335
2009 PONTIAC Vibe Very Big Selection...$11,895 #4204 1-888-812-2511 1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2900. 604-534-2997
2009 Chevrolet Uplander Automatic 86,000 kms Priced to sell!! Burgundy LS ,7 pass, two sets of tires, Rear DVD , well maintained and mostly Hwy kms $9,900 Call: (604) 614-0762
1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293
1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. service records $2,995. (604) 602-9066.
2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. Ph Peter 1-604-357-3918 2006 26FT Grand Surveyor queen bed, a/c, etc. Light weight. $11,900 obo. 604 596-7060
2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841
12FT ALUMINUM HARBOURCRAFT BOAT, no leaks, good shape, $750. 604-584-1846 1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540
2002 GMC Adventurer. Great camping with snowbird option! 106,000 kms Excellent 20’ motorhome. Sleeps 4, with oven, microwave, fridge & new stereo system. Low km, little used. $20,000. (604) 833-4537
2005 HUNTER 33 Sailboat, $95,900. Moored @ Point Roberts. Call Greg 778-686-5299 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
2001 INFINITY QX4, 4 dr, 222,000 km, fully loaded, exc cond $8,900 Call 604-846-6648
2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: email@example.com
The Record • Friday, May 11, 2012 • A35
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A36 • Friday, May 11, 2012 • The Record
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective May 10 to May 16, 2012.
We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Kashi GoLean Cereal
Organic Whole Chickens
Vitasoy Organic Soy Beverages
Fair Trade Red Grapefruits from Planeta Verde
St. Dalfour Fruit Spreads
Dairyland Cream assorted varieties
Oka Regular or Light Cheese
each 225g box • reg 9.99
Mount Royal Hand Made Bagels
Earth’s Choice Spring Water
1.5L• +deposit+eco fee
Frontier Organic Packaged Spices
Gardein Meatless Entrees
assorted various sizes
35% off regular retail price
Emerald Valley Kitchen Organic Hummus, Salsa or Bean Dip assorted varieties
370-430g • product of Canada
regular retail price
Health Care Department 14.99
Weleda Baby Care Line
regular retail price
Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Foam Bath Products
Rice Mother’s Day Cakes or Cookies
70 - 70.9g All-natural foaming bath containing 100% pure essential oils that provide true aromatherapy benefits for the mind, body and spirit.
regular retail price
300ml • product of Ontario
Seminars & Events at St. Marks Anglican Church, 1805 Seminars & Events at Choices South Surrey, 3248 King George Blvd. Larch St. Vancouver
Sunday, May 27, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, May 26, 11:00am – 4:00pm Registration and pre-payment is required. Cost $18. Call 604-736-0009 or pay online at www.choicesmarkets.com.
Badger Sunscreens offer both UVA & UVB protection using Zinc Oxide in a waterless base of Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Beeswax, Jojoba & Cocoa Butter that is ultra-moisturizing and soothing.
Kettle Foods Potato Chips
Badger Natural Sunscreen
regular retail price
Sweetpea Organic Frozen Baby Food
Rocky Mountain Frozen Gourmet Pizzas
bags or bins
550g great for French toast.
220g • product of USA
340-454g product of USA
Organic Fair Trade Quinoa
2.00 off Challah Bread
4” MOM Cake or 6” Mother’s Day Belgian Chocolate Cake
package of 6 • product of BC
certified organic, Argentinian grown
Choices’ Own Family Sized Quiche
Fair Trade Gala Apples from Interrupcion
Sahale Gourmet Nut Blends
Traditional Medicinal Wellness Teas
5 lb bag
Fair Trade Bananas from BOS Cooperative
Spring Creek Beef Stewing Meat
Chapman’s Ice Cream
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Registration and pre-payment is required. Cost $18. Call 604-541-3902 or pay online at www.choicesmarkets.com.
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1202 Richards St. Vancouver 604.633.2392
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