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Do parents need a ‘bill of rights’? BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
The board of education will discuss a recently proposed parents’ “bill of rights” at its next meeting, but the debate about the topic has already started between two trustees who routinely butt heads on issues. Trustee Casey Cook developed the bill
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next meeting on Tuesday. “I find the adversarial nature of the bill of rights Casey proposed to be kind of disturbing – parents get this, parents get that – but there’s no sense that parents have any responsibility,” Ewen said. “On BCCPAC, it talks about (how) you have a right and a responsibility. I like it; it’s British Columbian. In Casey’s, it’s all: parents get, parents get, parents get. In BCCPAC, it’s collaborative.” The bill of rights isn’t adverCook. The trustee added that
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he brought the bill forward in the “spirit of collaboration” and didn’t anticipate the response to be so “vitriolic.” “I didn’t expect it would be accepted verbatim, of course not, it was put on the table to start the discussion,” Cook said, adding that it didn’t matter that he found the bill on an American website. “If it’s good, it’s good regardless of where it comes from,” he said. Cook thought by developing a bill of rights, the board could be clear about what it stood for, he said. “People have been treated with disrespect at a board level for decades,” Cook said. “All I was trying to do was put an end to that.”
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to increase parent engagement MORE SCHOOL NEWS in the district and ease ongoMore math: ing tension between some parParent says math teacher ents and the school district, at centre of marks controhe said. versy is not teaching for But Trustee Michael Ewen rest of school year. said he doesn’t like Cook’s See page 5 parents’ bill of rights because it Teacher ban: was pulled from an American B.C. parents back New website. West resolution to ban Instead, he thinks the board working teachers from should consider parents’ serving as trustees. rights as laid out by the British See page 5 Columbia Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils – which he plans to propose to the board when it discusses the issue at its sarial, said
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CITY WANTS MORE INPUT FROM BUSINESSES ON FUTURE OF PATTULLO BRIDGE
Expand it, replace it, or move it? BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
New Westminster city council wants input from local businesses about the Pattullo Bridge replacement project. The New Westminster Chamber of Commerce and the Surrey Board of Trade recently joined forces to hold a meeting about the Pattullo Bridge and the need for a comprehensive transportation strategy to support future growth. The May 24 event featured a panel discussion including representatives of the cities of New Westminster and Surrey, and TransLink. After attending the two-hour dialogue, Coun. Chuck Puchmayr felt the city needed to engage the local business community in a discussion about the Pattullo Bridge. He’d like to know what businesses think about TransLink’s proposal to build a six-lane replacement bridge from New Westminster to Surrey. “Jim Lowrie was really the only one there feeding the interests of the city,” he said about New Westminster’s engineering director. “I thought the chamber would have a New Westminster representation on it, putting a lens on it, reflecting New Westminster’s interests.” A business representative who was on the panel seemed supportive of the six-lane bridge and North Fraser Perimeter Road, which left Puchmayr wondering whether that was something supported by New Westminster businesses. “When it’s rush-hour gridlock, cars are literally not moving,” he said. “You may as well close your store. Local people are not going to get up and go shopping. You have to look at that.” TransLink is currently proposing to build a new six-lane Pattullo Bridge near the
existing bridge alignment. The City of New Westminster has sought input about a wide range of options as part of consultation taking place through its master transportation planning process. Coun. Bill Harper agrees that it is “really valuable” to get input from local businesses, as he didn’t feel he got a true representation of their thoughts at the event. Coun. Betty McIntosh said the Surrey Board of Trade seemed to have some “very strong and fixed opinions” on the need for a new six-lane bridge. On Monday, council supported Puchmayr’s motion to engage local businesses in a dialogue about the Pattullo Bridge. Bart Slotman, vice-president of the Uptown Property Group that owns Westminster Centre and other uptown properties, was among the local business representatives that attended the May 24 dialogue. “A lot of business people in the region are pushing for increased capacity. Surrey is definitely pushing for more capacity,” he said. “If you look at New Westminster, I think we are already overwhelmed with traffic.” Slotman said statistics indicate that 70 per cent of the traffic using the Pattullo Bridge isn’t coming from or going to New Westminster. “From a business perspective, we need to remain connected,” he said. “Just to get rid of the bridge is very ideological – I can see why it would be attractive to some people.” Instead of eliminating the crossing altogether, Slotman would like to see commuter traffic redirected to more appropriate routes such as the freeway or the Alex Fraser Bridge, or construction of a new
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Bridge business: The city wants to hear from members of the local business community about the plans to replace the Pattullo Bridge and how they will be affected. crossing at a better location. With TransLink estimating the cost of building a new six-lane Pattullo Bridge estimated to cost $1 billion, Slotman believes it would be wiser to spend $200,000 to upgrade the existing Pattullo Bridge for local traffic and cyclists and pedestrians, and spend $800,000 on a crossing in a more suitable location for commuters. “Building more capacity is not going to be more beneficial to New Westminster,” Slotman said. “We should use that money and reroute the traffic.” Slotman said he’d like to see commuter traffic redirected to the most appropriate
locations so customers are able to drive to local businesses during rush hour. “The biggest thing is to create an opportunity for commuter traffic to bypass New Westminster,” said Slotman, a member of the Uptown Business Association. “It does not want to go to New Westminster.” Slotman noted that Lowrie asked people to imagine there was a clean slate and no bridge crossed from Surrey to New Westminster, and then consider if this would be the location selected to build a bridge at this time. “The answer is absolutely not. So why would we do it now?” Slotman said.
Residents get creative at public forum
June 6 forum on Pattullo Bridge encourages residents to ‘think out of the box’ BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Royal City residents want to engage the community in discussion about creative uses for the Pattullo Bridge before it’s too late. Daniel Fontaine and Keith MacKenzie are hosting a community forum on June 6 that will explore the future of the 1937 bridge. While there has been a lot of discussion about plans for a new Pattullo Bridge, they feel the dialogue about the existing structure has been lacking, and they’re inviting community members to explore
potential uses for the bridge – whether it’s condos, a cyclist and pedestrian crossing, a bungee jumping station or a restaurant. Fontaine believes there are a lot of potential uses for the bridge if it’s repurposed or adapted, but it would require harnessing the creativity of the private sector. He said people should think out of the box about the bridge’s potential and view it as prime real estate in Greater Vancouver. “It is something that could really generate a lot of cool ideas,” he said. “It doesn’t necessary require a lot of public dollars.” Before the public could offer input about the fate of the Port Mann Bridge, Fontaine said a decision was made to tear it down when the new crossing was complete. He doesn’t want to see a similar decision made around the Pattullo Bridge without giving the public a chance to provide input.
“Let’s do it early on,” Fontaine said. “It’s a good piece of infrastructure that could potentially be saved.” Fontaine said the only talk to date has been about demolishing the Pattullo Bridge or refurbishing it so it can accommodate vehicles, but he believes creative alternatives exist for the crossing. TransLink has had public consultation meetings about its plans for a six-lane replacement Pattullo Bridge, and the City of New Westminster has sought input about the Pattullo as part of its master transportation planning exercise, Fontaine believes its important to consider the potential of the existing crossing. “If you’ve crossed the aging bridge at any point over the last decade, you’ve probably asked yourself what is going to happen with this vital piece of public
infrastructure in the future,” said a press release about the forum. “It’s a good question that has taken on added importance now that TransLink and the City of New Westminster have started their public consultation about its future.” The community forum will take place on Wednesday June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. in La Perla Ballroom, which is on the upper floor of the River Market. Gordon Price and Anthony Perl from Simon Fraser University, and Jerry Behl, a transportation engineer from the City of New Westminster, attend. The panel presentations will be followed by a townhall style discussion. For more information email PattulloBridge@gmail.com or visit the event’s Facebook page under Pattullo Bridge Community Forum.
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Teacher ban gets support from B.C. parents
Working teachers shouldn’t serve as trustees at same time BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
A “landslide” majority of parents attending the B.C. Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils annual meeting held last weekend supported the bid to ban teachers from serving as school trustees, which was put forward by New Westminster parents The confederation passed New Westminster district parent advisory council’s resolution to follow Ontario and Alberta’s lead in banning school board employees, including teachers, from serving as school trustees to avoid a genuine or
perceived conflict of interest. “It was the largest margin out of all the resolutions,” said New Westminster district parent advisory council past-president Paul Johansen, who attended the meeting held in Coquitlam. There was “no discussion” on the vote, and it was called right away, Johansen said. He estimates that only about 10 people voted against the teacher-ban motion. “I couldn’t believe it,” he said. The confederation didn’t have the exact vote count at press time but in an email said it was passed by a “large majority.” Currently, in British Columbia, teachers are only banned from running in school districts where they work. New Westminster has three teachers – trustees Michael Ewen, Jonina Campbell and David Phelan – serving on the seven-member board.
Math teacher not in class for rest of school year BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
The teacher at the centre of the ongoing math saga at New Westminster Secondary School won’t be teaching for the remainder of the school year. New Westminster Ron Unger said he learned yesterday that his son would get a new Grade 9 math teacher. “I just know what my son came home and told me yesterday is that, as of yesterday, they have a new math teacher for the rest of the semester,” said Unger. “Typical 15-year-old boy, he tells me the basics.” Unger wrote an opinion piece that was published in the May 25 edition of The Record, on his son’s experience with a math teacher who came under fire recently when two parents began talking to the media about what they believed was an unusually high failure rate in their children’s class. Unger said he didn’t have a “vendetta” for the teacher. “She needed help teaching, but it’s an administrative failure, I think, more than anything,” he said. “I see it as an adminis-
trative failure that they didn’t address the problem with the teaching before, but the solution with the teacher is to work with them to get their teaching level up.” He criticized the district’s handling of the math situation, saying that it was their job to ensure that problems are addressed through re-training and working with the union. “To me it’s like any other business, no employee group is going to work flawlessly all the time, so management’s responsibility is to work with the employees as a group and create a good, strong teams and deal with effectiveness by retraining or what ever, and that hasn’t been happening. It’s more ‘let’s pretend there’s not a problem’ and so that’s frustrating, and then not communicate with stakeholders, which in this case is parents.” The Record contacted the school district superintendent and assistant-superintendent for more information and to confirm whether she would be teaching at all at the high school, but did not receive a response by press time. The district has refused to discuss personnel matters, citing legal constraints.
Daycare wants to add spaces
A local daycare is hoping to add 20 before- and after-school childcare spaces to its offerings. Fraser Montessori Daycare currently provides 50 licensed group child care spaces for children at 1408 Fifth Ave. It’s seeking an amendment to its zoning to allow for the addition of 20 additional spots for school-aged children. A public hearing about the rezoning application will take place on Monday, June 18.
Housing symposium set for June 21
The City of New Westminster is teaming up with Canada Mortgage
and Housing to offer a symposium on affordable housing. The symposium, which is taking place on June 21 at Century House, is designed to provide an opportunity for information sharing, networking and potential partnerships.
“The symposium will raise awareness about the opportunities for affordable housing in New Westminster and facilitate networking and potential partnerships,” said a staff report. By Theresa McManus, staff reporter
The teacher ban vote was controversial in New Westminster, with some parents complaining about the district parent council’s handling of the vote, which was done through email with just a day to weigh in. Despite the controversies, the resolution went forth to the confederation. The other New Westminster DPACforwarded resolutions that were passed at the confederation’s meeting include a call for a return to “targeted” special needs funding, which would take special needs funds from the district’s general operating budget and put it back towards special needs students; a reporting process on student suspensions and expulsions; and a mandatory question period during public meetings with responses recorded in school board minutes. Parent councils also passed the New
Westminster Secondary School’s parent advisory council’s resolution for more latitude on how gaming grants funds can be spent. The only New West resolution that failed was a motion for the Ministry of Education to develop a “universal” provincewide complaint process. Instead, the confederation wants to develop its own complaint process to be presented at next year’s meeting. New Westminster had the most resolutions of any other parent council in the province at the meeting. The confederation lobbies the government on behalf of parents and represents a membership of more than 1,000 parent and district advisory councils from every school district in the province.
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the coastal rainforest known as Metro The day’s been set and now the Vancouver have heard plenty of grumcountdown begins. Just eight-and-abling ‘round about Valentine’s Day that half months, give or take, until British it seems an awful long time to go withColumbians get to join our counterparts out a three-day weekend. in five other provinces in celeSo, we suppose a certain brating a statutory holiday in degree of gratitude is due February. THE RECORD to the premier for following As of 2013, B.C.’s new through on this election promFamily Day will be marked on the second Monday of February ise. Who doesn’t enjoy an extra day off – the inaugural one will land on Feb. with pay? (Assuming, of course, that you 11, just smack dab between New Year’s work somewhere that you’ll get the day and Easter. Heaven knows, we here in off – or that you’ll still get paid if you’re
not at work. Or that you have a job at all in this shaky job market of late.) But, in the spirit of gratitude, let’s not forget the Liberals even let us average Joes decide when it would be held by hosting an online vote. The choice was either the second or the third Monday of the month: the third so that it would line up with other provincical family days and President’s Day in the U.S., and the second because, presumably, holiday spots would be less crowded than on the holiday-packed third Monday.
Oh, the irony. Considering a good many families in this province are struggling to make ends meet, let alone make it out to a “less crowded” holiday hot spot for a day with the family, it seems a strange way to frame the question. But we don’t want to seem ungrateful. An extra holiday is certainly nice. And we’re sure we’ll hear all about how nice it was, seeing as the very first one falls just a few weeks before provincial election campaign season.
Flaherty ﬁnds deep well of stupidity IN MY OPINION
im Flaherty opened his mouth last week and a gusher of stupidity came out. If we could burn stupid like oil, we could run every car in Canada for a month on his latest remarks. Flaherty is apparently laying the groundwork for revamping EI, to force workers to take, essentially, the first job that comes along. “I was brought up in a certain way,” Flaherty said. “There is no bad job. The only bad job is not having a job. So I drove a taxi. You know, I refereed hockey. You do what you have to do to make a living.” There’s so much idiocy here, we’re going to have to take it point by point. “There is no bad job.” Do you want to tell that to the families of the dead and brain damaged workers who held jobs at Langley’s A-1 Mushroom farm and composting operation? There are a lot of horrible jobs in this country purely because the bosses ignore health and safety rules. People are killed every year in farming, forestry, and mining, in warehouses, by truck crashes, and by equipment mal-
functions. Yet people take these jobs, because they have few alternatives. Then fear of being fired usually keeps them from ratting out their bosses to the authorities. Forget danger, we all know there are jobs that are degrading and humiliating, where the boss is a jerk, where you are forced to work unpaid overtime, where your paycheque arrives late, where your tips are confiscated by management. This goes on every day in Canada. “The only bad job is not having a job.” So the day Flaherty leaves his Ottawa office, we can expect to see him sitting by the Home Depot offering to perform day labour, or picking crops for $10 an hour, 12 hours a day? No? You think he’ll put on his suit and get himself a job in an office? Even though that might take a bit longer and be a better use of his talents as a selfimportant blowhard? It does not make sense for a medical secretary, or a trained welder, or a dentist, or a shipping clerk, to take a menial job right away just because it’s on offer. Those jobs tend to tire people out and leave them with little energy to search for a better position. Our skills shortages are not going to be cured by more doctors taking jobs as cab drivers or skilled technicians working as janitors.
Big thumbs up for Hyack
I would just like to say kudos to everyone who was involved in organizing this year’s Hyack Parade and street entertainment. There was more to see and do, there were food trucks, and the music was fantastic. It didn’t hurt that the weather was absolutely fabulous to boot, but I guess the organizers can’t take credit for that. Sixth Street was closed for three or four blocks, allowing for more fun things such as the fire truck, with the firemen there to answer any questions about it. I can only hope that it continues to grow and other organizations take part in the future. Thank you for a terrific day!
Let’s be clear about proposal
Re: Residents press city to reject proposal, The Record, May 30. I would like to correct the perception that residents have been appearing in delegations before city council for weeks. We have in fact been appearing before council since May of 2011 and have made seven appearances since March of this year. The proposed OCP change is a huge threat to our neighbourhood of single family homes – one of the last pockets of affordable family homes in the metro Vancouver area. We are not prepared to see our historic neighbourhood become another Brentwood or Metrotown, as developers buy up the houses, after the precedent is set for 273/275 Sherbrooke St. Elizabeth Fry’s executive director, Shawn Bayes,
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told the attendees at the recent McBride Sapperton Resident’s Association, that she knows that concentrating too many social services in one area contributes to the “ghetto effect.” Yet she herself wants to forge ahead and do just that. It should be noted that none of the women who are currently receiving help, guidance or accommodation at the existing E Fry building will lose these supports or have to move out if the expansion is not done at this location. The neighbourhood has not been railing against E Fry for the past 15 years – it has only come about as a result of E Fry’s wish to set in motion a land-use change which could trigger a cascade of unwanted, uninvited re-development in a lively, thriving, family oriented neighbourhood – where people have chosen to live in a house. While the city is cognizant of the need for non-market rental housing they also need to recognize that affordable, free standing market housing should also be preserved – not everyone requires social housing, and not everyone can afford to live in Queen’s Park. E Fry has been adamant that all programs will remain at their present location. E Fry should enlist the help of a capable real estate agent to find them a suitable, properly designated and/or zoned, area to house their administrative staff (13) and whatever other commercial ventures they wish to develop to underwrite their programs. Catherine Cartwright, New Westminster
Community is responding
I want to weigh in with a few thoughts about the proposed zoning changes for Lower Sapperton. The area primarily affected is a two-block by five-block area bounded by Sherbrooke, East Columbia, Braid and Rousseau streets. The city proposes to remove single family zoning to create a “buffer zone” along the north side of Sherbrooke between
Columbia and Brunette by rezoning this for mixed commercial and institutional use. The neighbourhood opposes this because we are already under pressure from all sides. Pressures that in most cases have a negative impact on the livability of our neighbourhood. First the proposed OCP change will put additional traffic and parking pressure on our neighbourhood. To this we add Braid and Brunette commuter traffic which spills into our neighbourhood whenever there is any disruption. Second, development pressure on our single family neighbourhood continues with the Royal Columbia Hospital expansion, the Brewery District, the proposed Sapperton Green development (Braid Station) and the ongoing renewal of Columbia Street. To be fair we welcome most of the development around us because the additional shopping, services and restaurants enhance the livability of our neighbourhood. Coun. Chuck Puchmayr and I agree that Oscar’s has the best corned beef hash around. Third, we already host a number of institutional and social services. I understand why the city would lean towards supporting the OCP change because it will bring additional jobs and an increased tax base. Hospital expansion also needs the additional ancillary support services that would be housed in this area. The E Fry application is a convenient opening salvo to accomplishing this. Though this battle has taken center stage this rezoning issue is really not about them. The real issue, the bigger picture is about setting a precedent for making the single family area of Lower Sapperton smaller. We need a critical mass size to maintain our sense of community. As a community we sense the threat. At an unusually large turnout at the last MSRA meeting we responded with a resounding 36 – 0 against OCP change. Our neighbourhood is worth fighting for and we will continue to do so. Please oppose the OCP change.
“So I drove a taxi. You know, I refereed hockey. You do what you have to do to make a living.” If Flaherty thinks those are bad jobs, he needs to take his well-padded backside out of his office and drive out to the country. Find a farmer. Tell him you’ll work for minimum wage picking rocks out of his fields. Find every rock bigger than a hen’s egg. Fill a wheelbarrow with rocks. Repeat.
My father always claimed this was the worst work he had ever done. The easiest, he said, was driving a bus. Kind of like a cab. Jim Flaherty only imagines he knows what it’s like to work for a living. He displays contempt for anyone not willing to take “real work,” while his labour consists of pushing paper and telling other people what to do. If Flaherty wants to get people working, how
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Looking forward: An artist’s rendition of the new building (at right) that the Elizabeth Fry Society hopes to build to help vulnerable women. Some neighbourhood residents, however, oppose the plan.
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The Elizabeth Fry Society is pursuing plans to provide independent housing and daycare services in New Westminster. The non-profit society has applied to the city for an amendment to the official community plan to change the designation of 273 and 275 Sherbrooke St. from residential low-density to major institutional. Its hope is to construct a building next to its current site that would include office space for the non-profit society, a licensed child-care centre and non-market housing for women. “My message is: I believe that setting aside space in the community for institutional space in the OCP is good. It sets it aside for the public good. EFry has tried to be a good neighbour, we have tried to listen to the things people have to say and respond,” said Shawn Bayes, the society’s
executive director. “We try to be a good community citizen. I don’t believe we are a risk.” Bayes noted that Sapperton has a long history of accommodating institutional uses, including Woodlands School, the B.C. Penitentiary and Royal Columbian Hospital. “It’s a community that has always been inclusive, that has had large projects here, whether that was in institutions or businesses,” she said. “So I think EFry fits in.” Founded in New Westminster in 1939, the Elizabeth Fry Society moved into its current building at 402 East Columbia St. in 1996. The building now accommodates the society’s administration staff, nine semiindependent suites for women, a halfway house for women released from prison, a shelter for homeless women, a drop-in program for women and children, Small Fry’s Boutique (a room where women can
shop for gifts using credits received from the society) and a reception area that also doubles as the location of “third party administration” services. Some neighbours have voiced concerns about the clients who get their social assistance cheques through the third party administration at EFry, the only program offered at the site that’s also open to male clients. According to Bayes, 17 people come to the society’s building biweekly or weekly to get their social assistance cheques. “The people who we take are people who are referred to us because they are determined to be outside the service ability of a government office,” she said. “That means they are people who phone a lot, they may be people who are difficult to deal with – absolutely there are people who like to yell. If their needs are assessed to be greater than that, and that’s from the spec-
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party administration since 2002. It’s nothing new. It’s not that there are more people coming here – there are not.” The proposed $5- to $8-million, fourstorey project would provide space for 10 units of independent, long-term housing for women and women with children, a 37-space child-care centre, a multipurpose space, a lobby between the two parts of the building, office space for the society’s administration staff and 23 underground parking spaces. The proposed development would be built on a property that is currently home to a parking lot used by the Elizabeth Fry Society and a house that served as a drug recovery home for 15 men for many years. By relocating the administration offices to the new building, the society would free up the first floor space in the existing building and once again be able to rent that space out to underwrite the costs of some of the services it offers. In addition to increased administration space, Bayes said the society has identified a “real need” for affordable housing for women in New Westminster. Unlike the semi-independent housing units in the existing building that have shared washrooms, the single women or women with children living in the 10 units of long-term independent housing would have their own bathrooms. “We want long-term housing,” Bayes said. “Here, you can only live here for 18 months. As kids grow, really if you are over three it is hard to be here. Kids need to run. There’s not enough space.” Bayes doesn’t feel that residents have anything to fear from the clients accessing any of its programs, noting he’s cognizant of the need to protect the women, children and staff who are living or working in the
building as well. Some neighbours have voiced concern about the number of police calls to the building at 402 East Columbia St. “The police report showed we do have calls to EFry. We phone the police to come,” Bayes said. “We have a halfway house here. If you are five minutes late home, we report you to what’s called the duty officer. A Canada-wide warrant is issued for your arrest. We have 12 women living here. … If you come home, then what usually happens is they stay here till the morning and then they speak to their parole office and they are usually sent back to jail.” According to Bayes, the society’s staff will call police to take those individuals back to jail. “When you live on conditional release in a halfway house, which is here, you live under tremendous scrutiny and a very, very limited tolerance for any leeway in the condition of your ability to be here,” she said. “Of that police report, it said that there were 40 calls roughly a year, and 25 of those were related to a breach of parole. That’s where they come and take you away. We do call people under the Mental Health act. I think there were a couple of calls under that designation. That is if we are concerned about people. It is possible you can be suicidal or be concerned about your well-being. We are a social service organization, but clearly we work closely with all community organizations. We ask help of the police if we need it.” A New Westminster Police Service report about calls for the Elizabeth Fry Society building stated that the police have not “had any extraordinary policing experiences” at the location in the past five years and don’t believe the building has required an “excessive response” from the police service.
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Basil Restoration brings out the character in New West homes BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
There are a lot of characters in New Westminster. And Mark Wittig has spent the last 22 years helping them show off. Like so many who find their way to the Royal City, Wittig fell in love with the city’s charming heritage homes. The difference with Wittig is that he’s devoted his life’s work to restoring the architectural gems he admires. Wittig was just 26 years old when he started Basil Restoration, an award-winning construction company that specializes in restoring heritage homes. “I had my own business before (I started Basil),” he says. “I used to build new houses, that dissolved, and I decided to go out on my own when I moved to New West.” Over the course of the last 22 years, Wittig’s company has been involved in building and restoring some of the city’s most head-turning properties. Basil Restoration worked on the “Screen House” in Massey Heights. The renovated ‘50s rancher was turned into a strikingly modern home that blends mid-century sensibility with contemporary architecture. Coined the “Screen House” because of the large wood and aluminum screen suspended in front of the second-storey addition, the screen is intended to keep too much sun from coming into the home’s large windows. “It was outside the box for us,” Wittig says about the York Street house, which was conceived by owners Les Linfoot and Jeanine Harper and architect Randy Bens. Basil Restoration won a SAM Award in 2009
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Local character: Mark Wittig, left, owner of Basil Restoration, and his brother Miles Wittig, manager of the company, stand in front a job they are currently working on at Seventh Avenue. Below, a before-and-after example of a Basil Restoration project on Fourth Avenue. from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association for Whole House Renovation and was a finalist for a 2009 Georgie Award for the house. While the Screen House definitely gets a nod for being one of the city’s more unique properties, a Fourth Avenue gem would likely be a more standard representation of a Basil-touched home. The house at 500 Fourth Ave. is a gorgeously restored heritage home that was once a dilapidated tear-down located at 506 10th St. Chris and Felicity Rudolph bought the house and had it moved to Fourth Avenue, where the eyecatching home currently sits.
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“It was in awful shape,” Julie Schueck, the city’s heritage planner told the Record in 2010. “It’s amazing to me – not many people would look at that house and say, ‘That could be something.’ It was a
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Screen legend: The York Street “Screen House” in Massey Heights won several accolades for Basil Restoration and may be one of the city’s most unique properties.
Homes: Condo renos also ‘satisfying’ we’ll remove walls and create a view from them “fabulous.” their kitchen counter from their condo, “We really focus on (hiring) quality and some of those have been phenomenal people,” he says. transformations.” Miles Wittig, Basil Restoration’s managWittig lives with his wife and two er and Mark’s brother, estimates that 60 per kids in a character home on Seventh cent of their jobs are in New Westminster. Avenue, across the street from Lord Kelvin The brothers live in New West, but the Elementary. When Wittig bought the house company’s office is in Vancouver – some- it was in terrible shape and literally on thing that happened out of necessity. shaky ground – rocks were holding it up, Witting tried for more than a year to he says. buy an office space in New West when He restored the house from top to botthey had to move out of their location tom. Fortunately, when he pulled the stucunder the Queensborough co off the exterior all of the Bridge, but couldn’t find one. original siding was still under“The majority of our jobs in neath. Vancouver don’t gives us the “So many people As for restoration advice, referrals like they do in New Wittig says a common mistake people make is not planning West,” Miles says. “New West want to just is a smaller community, and jump into the enough before they start. “So many people want to you’ll get one client quite often referring us to three and four job and get just jump into the job and renojobs, and off we go again. We it done. … It vate something and get it done, are probably most happy workget it done, get it done,” he ing on the older style houses. should be, spend says. “It should be, spend more “In the Greater Vancouver more time time planning.” Homebuilders’ Association we Basil homes tend to look are kind of known for that. planning.” expensive, but Wittig and We are kind of set apart from Miles say they do work with renovations, and they know Mark Wittig clients to determine ways to Basil. If you’re at the Home Basil Restoration owner keep costs down. Show and somebody says, ‘I’ve “If you’ve indicated that you got a heritage house in New need to save some money, then Westminster,’ they’ll say, ‘Go talk to Basil we’re willing to look at some of the areas Restoration.’” (where to save money),” Miles says. But they don’t just work on older There are clients for whom money isn’t an issue. They hand over the keys and say homes. “Some of the most satisfying jobs have you do everything. Whatever the case, the been condo renos,” Wittig says. “You go team at Basil says one thing that is consisin there and … people will have a kitchen tent is the “shocking” number of return that they can’t even see their view (from). clients they have had over the years. They are on the 10th floor, and they stand To learn more about Basil Restorations, in their kitchen and they can’t see it. So visit www.basilrestorationltd.ca. ◗ continued from page 11
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Home tour brings out the crowds AROUND TOWN
ore than a thousand people were looky-loos during the Heritage Preservation Society’s 33rd annual Heritage Homes Tour on May 27. Catherine Hutson, a member of the society, reports that more than 1,200 people took part in the sold-out event that featured a variety of homes in many of the city’s neighbourhoods, including Moody Park, Massey and Victory Heights, Sapperton and Queen’s Park. The tour included a trio of Craftsman homes on Hamilton Street that were celebrating their 100th birthday.
A local lacrosse team is gambling on a win in an upcoming tournament. The Salmonbellies Peewee A-1 team under coach Rich Catton is holding a fundraiser to help
raise money needed to finance a tournament in Edmonton on the Canada Day long weekend. While the players will take care of the action on the floor, the parents are planning a Texas Holdom fundraiser that will take place on June 8 at the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club. “Anybody can come if they’re 19 or older,” said parent Dara Davies. “There is going to be food served, and a reverse draw.” The tournament, which has a $100 buy-in, includes a first prize of $1,000, a second prize of $750 and a third prize of $100. For tickets or information, call Dara at 604-5151136.
Glenbrooke North residents are gearing up for their annual garage sale. The 13th annual sale, presented by the Glenbrooke North Residents’ Association, is taking place on Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the neighbourhood that is bordered by 10th and Sixth avenues, and McBride Boulevard to Sixth Street. Donations are being accepted for Monarch Place, a local transition
house that offers shelter and support to women and children fleeing violence. Residents can register their garage sale location on the association’s website, which is found at www.glenbrookenorth. ca or by contacting Marya McLellan, the association’s secretary, at marya@ glenbrookenorth.ca with Garage Sale in the subject line.
A tour by A Sense of History Research Services will examine the Masonic buildings of downtown New Westminster and an early “skyscraper” in the city. The June 3 tour will get underway at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Columbia and Fourth streets in downtown New Westminster. In the past year, local Masons have been marking their 150th anniversaries with assorted events. The tour will last one-and-a-half to two hours and runs rain or shine. There’s no need to register ahead of time.
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Celebrating a century: The New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society’s recent home tour included a trio of Craftsman homes on Hamilton Street that were celebrating their 100th birthday. Standing at centre, from left, are home owners Doug Boyer, Elizabeth Abbott, Shelley Fralic and Aileen Brown. The Great Strides walk is organized by the Cystic Fibrosis chapter of Greater Vancouver in support of cystic fibrosis research. “I am sure over $100,000 was raised,” said Coun. Chuck Puchmayr. “I can’t wait to hear the results.” Across Canada, local chapters of Cystic Fibrosis Canada organize walks as fundraisers and as reminders of the challenges that cystic fibrosis patients and their families face every
day. May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. The Reddy For a Cure team was one of the teams taking part in the local walk. Members of that team walked in honour of Eva Markvoort, a local woman passed away of cystic fibrosis in 2010 at the age of 25 and helped create global awareness about cystic fibrosis and organ donation through her blog and documentary, 65 Red Roses.“We need to continue her leg-
acy in New Westminster,” Puchmayr said. “She is truly a hero and continues to benefit people.” Coun. Bill Harper was impressed with the turnout at the event that raised funds for the “terrible disease” of cystic fibrosis. “There were hundreds of people there,” he said. “It was one of the biggest walks I have seen in Queen’s Park.” tmcmanus@royalcity record.com
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the New Westminster Firefighters’ Charitable Society on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Canada Games Pool parking lot. The society raises money for charity, where people can shred their documents when they offer a donation to the cause. Tax receipts are available for donations of $25 or more. All documents will be shredded onsite. Proceeds the go to the New Westminster Firefighters’ Charitable Society, which contributes back to the community. Entertainment will be provided by some local youth affiliated with the New Westminster Youth Centre. Get exhilarated at the B.C. high school track and field championships this weekend at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. Cheer on the New Westminster
school district at the championships, all day Friday and Saturday. Free admission. For more info, go to www. bcsscctfa.bc.ca. Make sure to swing by the IMBY Fair. IMBY stands for In My Back Yard. The Seniors Planning and Action Network is presenting an information fair for seniors at the River Market at the Quay on Saturday, June 2, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be information about not-for-profit service providers for seniors’ housing, health, transportation, safety tips, and recreation services. Get ready for summer with a backyard trampoline safety workshop on Sunday, June 3. The Vancouver Circus School, at River Market at New Westminster Quay, is hosting the workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $20 per adult or $25 per
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City has freemason history OUR PAST
ARCHIE & DALE MILLER
ver the past year we have commented a number of times about the history of the Freemasons of New Westminster and noted events and anniversaries relating both to separate local lodges and to the overall beginning of Masonic groups in this city. If you have worked on your genealogy, you are well aware of the potential importance of finding out that an early relative belonged to a group such as the Masons or the Elks, Kiwanis, Rotary, Independent Order of Oddfellows (IOOF), Eagles, and so on. You might also find business affiliations, professional groups, unions, religious denominations and more.
All of these bodies, to various degrees and limitations, can open doors to information, sources and leads to your family member’s story. Most are happy to help wherever they can. The Freemasons of New Westminster in 1861 and 1862 set about forming a lodge that would eventually be known as Union Lodge. From this inception and through the formation of other lodges in the city, the Masons have met in a number of rooms and separate buildings over the past 150 years. At present, the lodge building, an impressive brick faced landmark on Agnes Street, is home to many different Masonic and related groups. Back in the early 1860s, the Masons started by meeting in any available room and then became somewhat formalized with a site at a hotel owned by Philip Hicks. They had homes in three other buildings along Columbia Street at Lorne Street, two of which burned in large fires, and
also met in a prominent Historical Society program structure on Eighth Street, this month. owned by the Knights of The first tour (lodge Pythias. sites and interesting storThe Masons were ies) is downtown on June involved in many corner3 starting at 1:30 p.m. at stone-laying ceremonies the corner of Columbia in the city, and the downStreet at Fourth Street; town was a major focal the second is on June 24 point for such formal starting at 1:30 p.m. at the activity. These events often Fraser Cemetery office, included a 100 Richmond short parade, St., for a “Back in the much colour, walk in the early 1860s, the old Masonic ritual words, procedures Cemetery, now Masons started and defined part of Fraser. by meeting in any The protocol. At the other end Historical available room of town in Society presand then became entation with Sapperton, the Masons operatsomewhat formal- words and ed a cemetery of ized with a site at pictures under their local Masonic a hotel owned by history will be own rules, direction and Wednesday, Philip Hicks.” layout. June 20, startThe burial ing at 7:30 p.m. DALE & ARCHIE MILLER ground was in the New Historians clearly marked Westminster as Masonic and had great, Public Library auditorlargely unfulfilled, plans. ium in uptown New Great stories all – filled Westminster. with interesting people Plan to join us on and events. these occasions for some To find out more local intriguing stories tracing Masonic information, back to the first years of watch for two tours and a the Royal City.
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◗ Calendar of Events ◗FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Gaining Confidence for a Successful Business, free life skills workshop at New Westminster Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m., conducted in English with Spanish translation available. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave., wheelchair accessible. For info/registration, call MOSAIC at 604-522-3722 ext. 155.
◗FRIDAY, JUNE 8 Culture Shock, free life skills workshop at New Westminster Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m., conducted in English with Spanish translation available. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave., wheelchair accessible. For info/registration, call MOSAIC at 604-522-3722 ext. 155.
◗FRIDAY, JUNE 15 Communication Skills, free life skills workshop at New Westminster Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m., conducted in English with Spanish translation available. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave., wheelchair accessible. For info/registration, call MOSAIC at 604-522-3722 ext. 155.
◗SATURDAY, JUNE 16 HUB presents streetwise cycling course, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Centennial Community Centre, 65 East Sixth Ave. The course teaches safe bicycling skills through classroom and on-road training. To register, go to http://bikehub.ca/streetwise. Glenbrooke North Residents Association, 13th annual garage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Reduce-ReuseRecycle, de-clutter your home and make money too. Come and find a great deal while getting to know your neighbours. Donations gratefully accepted for Monarch Place, a local transition house offering shelter and support to women and children fleeing violence. To register your Glenbrooke North garage sale location, go to www.glenbrookenorth.ca or contact marya@glenbrooke north.ca with Garage Sale in the subject line.
◗FRIDAY, JUNE 22 Problem Solving and Time Management, free life skills workshop at New Westminster Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m., conducted in English with Spanish translation available. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave., wheelchair accessible. For info/registration, call MOSAIC at 604-522-3722, ext. 155.
to 4 p.m., conducted in English with Spanish translation available. The library is at 716 Sixth Ave., wheelchair accessible. For info/registration, call MOSAIC at 604-522-3722, ext. 155.
◗ONGOING Free citizenship classes at the library, first Wednesday and Thursday of each month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, phone MOSAIC at 604-5223722 ext. 155. The New Westminster Public Library is at 716 Sixth Ave. and is wheelchair accessible. The classes are co-sponsored by New Westminster Public Library and MOSAIC’S Settlement Program. Mom’s Playgroup, moms with small children meet for play dates 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 on-site 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, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Royal Columbian Hospital, Sherbrooke Centre, 260 Sherbrooke St. in the main floor lounge. Info: Sue at 604580-8889 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. Volunteers needed, for Harmony
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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. Free ESL program for women at Olivet Church, 613 Queens Ave. Free child care provided for kids 18 months to five years old. Every Tuesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Call 604-298-5888 ext. 21. Free ESL program for women at Olivet Church, 613 Queens Ave. Every Monday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Healthy snacks and childminding available for kids up to age six. Call 604-525-9144 ext. 3655 for more info. 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. Navy League and Sea Cadets, holds registration for boys and girls aged nine to 12 at Annacis Island Training Centre, 535 Derwent Way, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call 604589-4313. 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: 604-526-
9198. 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 weigh-in at 6:30 p.m. TOPS is a volunteer group that uses nutrition and portion control for effective weight loss. Membership is $30 per year; teens and pre-teens are free when accompanied by an adult. Info: Visit www.tops.org or call Jean, 604-525-4971. Networking meeting, every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Waffle House. Enjoy breakfast with other business people, share leads and referrals and build your business. Guests welcome. RSVP to 778-9869186.
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The strong arm of the sport
Seven-time champ unbeaten with left arm
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Arm wrestler Anthony Dall’Antonia is putting his best arm forward this summer. Dall’Antonia will be both front-and-centre and behind the scenes at this year’s Canadian national championships in Richmond on the Canada Day long weekend. The 11-time national two-arm champion will have a dual role at the nationals besides defending his right- and left-arm titles. Dall’Antonia will be helping to organize the nationals for the first time. “I think the big part is the competitive part. It was my strength being a competitor. But (organizing) is more of a challenge,” said the 30-year-old Dall’Antonia. “But eventually maybe the elbows will begin to feel it down the road. I love the sport, and I want to give back to the sport and to do everything I can to grow the sport.” Tothatend,Dall’Antonia has taken on the roles as the Canadian federation director of communication and the provincial association’s media director. He is also getting into refereeing and coaching in a bigger way. Dall’Antonia runs the Vancouver Arm Wrestling Club out of a Burnaby garage near Kensington Avenue and Broadway. Last year, the club expanded to three satellite clubs with one in downtown Vancouver, serving the westside, and another existing club also taking
’Bellies fall to A’s in a close one
BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
lenge comes from George Iszakouits of Ontario, an older competitor who has a physical condition that locks his elbow making him next to impossible to beat. Dall-Antonia is the only man to have bettered Iszakouits at the nationals. The matches between the two men can last up to 15 minutes, which is in direct contrast to most of Dall’Antonia’s right-handed bouts that are over in a blink of an eye. The defending seventime national champion is
The New Westminster Salmonbellies lost their first meeting of the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League season to Coquitlam. Two stout defences played centre-stage at the Queen’s Park Arena following the Adanacs’ 5-3 win over the host Salmonbellies. “Our shortman kept us in the game and Frankie (Scigliano) was unreal. We just have to score goals,” said New Westminster team captain Brandon Goodwin. “They (the Adanacs) are still human, and we’re at their level. It comes down to gelling as a team, and we’re going to pick up as we go. That’s what it’s going to come down to.” Coquitlam took advantage of a pair of first-period power plays to wrestle the junior A ’Bellies to a 2-2 draw at the interval. First-year runner Luke Gillespie tied the game at 1-1 with his sixth goal of the campaign. Goodwin then gave New West its only lead of the contest on a nice finish at the left crease off a crossfloor pass through traffic from Kyle Dobbie. Scigliano stopped 30 shots in the Salmonbellie cage. Junior scoring leader Cole Schafer got the only goal of a tightly played
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Brothers in arms: Dante, left, and Anthony Dall’Antonia practise the sport of arm wrestling for the upcoming Canadian nationals to be held in Richmond over the Canada Day long weekend. on the club’s logo and brand in Campbell River. Besides sharing website information, the club also intends to work closely with the other groups, sending wrestlers to the other sites to hold seminars and share experiences. “We’re trying to help them by putting back into our sport and teaching them,” said Dall’Antonia. “We’re just hoping they can piggy-back off of us.” The nationals have been held in B.C. three times before but always in Kelowna. When the west earned the bid this year,
Dall’Antonia decided to take the bull by the horns. He chose the River Rock Casino complex as the venue because of its close proximity to the airport. The championships will be held from June 29 to July 2, with the competition taking place on the Saturday and Sunday. Leading up to the nationals, the club will showcase the sport of arm wrestling at The Vancouver Men’s Show at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford from June 15 to 17. An armwrestling challenge for first-timers-only
will be held on the Sunday as the club’s way of helping popularize the sport and dispell any misconceptions of the wrestlers to a new segment of the Lower Mainland. “There has always been the stereotype of the bikerbelly guy in the bar,” said Dall’Antonia. “But there is a lot of athleticism – speed, strength and technique. It’s an explosive sport and quick.” Dall’Antonia is the current titleholder at 80 kilograms for both right and left arms. His biggest chal-
Golﬁng Knights victorious at high school invitational BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
It wasn’t exactly five in a row, but it was the next best thing for the St. Thomas More Knights golf team. The Knights won a two-day, eight-team high school invitational golf tournament hosted by Shawnigan Lake School and held at Arbutus Ridge Golf Course in Cowichan Bay last Sunday. Grade 11 Knight Alan Tolusso won the individual low gross, posting a five-under-par 135 fol-
lowing an even-par-70 in the opening round. Tolusso fired a sizzling 65 on the final day of competition despite the many out of bounds and tricky greens on the 6,193yard Arbutus Ridge course. “To be able to shoot that well, you have to putt well and be able to put his ball in the right place. It was an excellent, excellent showing,” said STM head coach Joe Thierman. The Burnaby golfer, the only competitor to shoot par or better in the two-day event, easily bettered runner-up Cris Crisologo of
Vancouver College by 11 strokes. STM teammates, Kevin Vigna and Lucas Gatto, also played well, finishing in third and fourth place, respectively. Vigna shot a two-day total of 152, while Gatto was one shot back at 153. Nick Belle and Brendan Lancaster also contributed to STM’s team scores. “The kids did very well. It was a good way to have Lucas (Gatto) end his five-year career. We’ve ended up the last five years with five tournament victories. The younger kids have something to
aspire to, so that’s good too,” Thierman said. Another Burnaby golfer, Wayne Racette, of Vancouver College placed fifth with a 154 score. STM held a nine-shot lead over College after the opening 18 holes with a first-round aggregate total of 302. The Knights increased that advantage on the second day, finishing with a team total of 609, 15 shots better than the Vancouver private school. Host Shawnigan Lake nipped St. George’s A team by a single
stroke to garner third place. Coming into this school year, the defending AA provincial champion Knights were poised to make high school history as a five-time provincial winner. But earlier in the year, the ongoing dispute between B.C. teachers and the provincial government forced the cancellation of the B.C. High School Sports provincial golf championships. The unofficial invitational tournament that included A, AA and triple A high schools at ◗Golf Page 26
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Third best: A Burnaby/New Westminster girls’ basketball team won the bronze medal at the provincial under-14 zone championships in Langley last weekend. The BurWest squad, including New Westminster Senior Secondary’s Justice Steer, Anjelika Ku and Nikko Sahagun from St. Thomas More and Siri Van Gruen, Zoe Roberts, Emma Forgie, Tea Canton and Katie Bruyneel from Glenbrook Middle School shared in the third-place win over a combined Surrey/Langley zone squad.
Arm: For more info, go to club website ◗ continued from page 25
even more dominant with his left arm and is unbeaten
since 2004, having won at three separate weight classes, including 85 and 90 kg.
For more info, check out www.vancouverarm wrestling.com.
Golf: Team can compete with 3A schools ◗ continued from page 25
Arbutus Ridge was organized in its stead. “I’m really proud of the kids. It shows
they can compete (against 3A schools), and it was a great sendoff for Lucas,” Thierman added.
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Gymnasts medal for Shasta club at Regina nats Shasta Trampoline Club tumbler Olivio Bortolazzo earned a pair of bronze medals at the Canadian national championships in Regina last week. Bortolazzo placed third in the open women’s trampoline and in the senior women’s double-mini trampoline for the New Westminster-based Shasta Trampoline Club at the nationals last weekend. Shasta teammate Poppy Quinlan placed second overall in the open women’s trampoline. Brittany Falconer was a runner-up in the open women’s double-mini. Falconer also placed 10th on trampoline. Falconer and Quinlan also earned a silver medal in the open/youth women’s synchronized trampoline. Anita Cirillo of Burnaby placed fifth in the senior women’s trampoliine competition. Ben Blais of New Westminster won a pair of gold medal in the 11-to-
14 novice boys’ trampoline and double-mini events. Liam Doherty placed right behind his Shasta clubmate in the novice boys competition, winning silver on the double-mini and bronze on the trampoline. Tyler Edwards won a pair of silver medals in 15and-over novice boys trampoline and double-mini. Edward and Blais teamed for gold on synchronized trampoline. Jordan Wilmshurst was third in the novice 15-plus trampoline. Duncan Blais finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the novice tramp and double-mini. Conner Doherty was fifth in the open men’s double-mini. Cameron Quinlan was fifth and sixth, respectively, in the youth men’s doublemini and trampoline. Matthew Bloudov was fourth in the youth men’s double-mini. Bloudov and Quinlan teamed for silver in novice synchro tramp.
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Third again: The New West Twins, in red, tied Kerrisdale 2-2 but went on to win a bronze medal at the recent 48th annual Hyack major baseball tournament.
Juniors: Rocks at Queen’s Park on Sun. ◗ continued from page 25
second period to give Coquitlam a onegoal advantage. Midway through the third period, A’s Reid Reinholdt got the game-winner on a low bouncer from the right left side. New West got one back in with the goalie pulled for a sixth attacker in the final minute of play. Keegan Bal bounced a ball off the Coquitlam keeper’s back from behind the net with 46 seconds remaining, but seconds later, Challen Rogers found a
way through the ’Bellies defence to put the game away. The Adanacs improved their firstplace record to 8-1-0, while New Westminster remained in third place, a point behind Delta, with a 6-3-0 record. “(Coquitlam) has an unreal pressure defence. We’ve got to keep the ball moving and put them in circles,” Goodwin said. “They have holes. We just got to fill ’em.” New Westminster will play host to Victoria at Queen’s Park Arena this Sunday. Game time is 5 p.m.
Ten Burnaby Mountain Selects products were honoured by their respective field lacrosse conferences last month. Former New West Salmonbellie junior T.J. Cowx was named the Deep South Conference player of the year, while Sam Clare was named freshman of the year in the Pacific Northwest collegiate league. James Delaney, Matt Delmonico and Danny McDermott received firstteam Division II honours in the East Coast conference, while Tor Reinholdt was also named a first team all-star in the Conference Carolinas. Michael Pecchia was also given an honourable conference mention. In Div. III, Keegan Bowman and Bryan Gillis were first-team picks in their respective Midwest and North Atlantic conferences. Richard Lachlan was a second team pick in the Old Dominion conference.
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COMPOST FOR SALE Composted cow manure. Great for gardens. $5 per yard Call: (604)-854-0669 Call: (604) 798-3498 JANOME 8000 Embroidery/Sewing Machine, memory cards, miracle stitcher/piping ft. Complete, all manuals. $650. 604-435-0204
MAPLE TABLE $350, four chairs $235; Garden Harvest dishes, 64 pcs $175. Call: (604) 307-0404
WOOD CRIB (cream colour); china cabinet & hutch; Roxton dining room table + 4 chairs + buffet; Sklar chesterfield & loveseat; 2 velvet forest green swivel rockers; La-Z-Boy Hide-a-bed, pink/beige velvet; Queen-size BR suite: Headboard, dresser, armoire and 2 night tables; Sealy twin bed + mattress. Call 604-789-1518 or 604-945-8535
QUEEN SIZE Mattress Set Brand New. Original Plastic. Never Used. Must sell $200 Call: (604) 790-0021 Scooter with new battery, with basket, exc cond, 1 yr old, like new, $1500 obo, 604-734-6685
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Real Estate Services
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Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
6008-06 ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty Buy or Sell with Me and Use My Truck for Free! www.AdamLloyd.ca email@example.com
1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, $88,000. (furnished) 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
Musical Instruments FREE
UPRIGHT PIANO & BENCH
full size. Moving - FREE to good home! Must move yourself, sorry can’t deliver. Call 604-526-4096 GORGEOUS Dining Room Set: $2900. Or Buffet and Hutch: $1450. Gorgeous all wood dining room set: table, 72" long, 44" wide, plus 2 leaves, each 18" long and 44" wide. Buffet and Hutch, 85" high, 73" wide. Will only sell buffet and hutch separately. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PIANO NORDHEIMER and bench, apt sized, excel cond & tuned, $550 obo. 604 435-6338
STAMPS wanted Collector looking to buy stamp collections. email: email@example.com
SELLING / BUYING EMMERY LEUNG 604-728-7170 Have qualified BUYER! Realtor speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin. Homeland Realty
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 & re c e i ve $5 0 0 . 0 0 t ow a rds moving costs. Cell: (604) 618-2820 www.rogerbasi.com
1BDRM/1BTH $179,900 19236 Ford Ave, Pitt Meadows Large one bedroom condo 930sq ft. Priced to Sell. Call: (250) 878-2997 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MOVING! Entire contents must go. Italian hutch, bookshelf, couch, Ikea kitchen table/4 chairs, chest of drawers, household items/more. Reas. 778-879-3628
ONYX Tables Onyx Coffee Tble $210. Onyx Nest $225. Call: (604) 948-9862
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
*Annual starting revenue of $12,000-$120,000 *Guaranteed cleaning contracts *Professional training provided *Financing available *Ongoing support *Low down payment required
White Rock Tea & Giftshop $60K + Inventory Call Jeff 604-889-9164 for info
A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity
STAIN/PET URINE TREATMENT Specialist in carpet, sofa, mattress cleaning. 604-536-7627 www.emerald.chemdry.ca
REAL ESTATE 6002
1630 Edinburgh St., New West.
Are You Providing
Child Care? SPACE
MOVING - Excellent Furniture in Great Condition Solid 48" Oak Dining Table, leaf + 4 chairs $425; Almost new 8’ cotton sofa $275; Queen Solid Pine 4-poster bed $200; Solid Oak Media Centre $25; New bone low-flo toilet - not used $50; Double Maple Bed $25; 18 Spd Mountain Bike $40 email: email@example.com
Join the YMCA CCRR! BOOKING Referrals For:YMCA•TRI-CITIES CHILD CARE • Resources Rep: DBurns • Training, and more!
For information contact us at: 604.931.3400 (Tri-Cities) 604.294.1109 (Bby/NW) www.ccrr.bc.ca
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2010 Celebration of Business Excellence
Daycare, Preschool, Kindergarten, Out of School Care and Summer Program Offered. Full Montessori Curriculum: Math, English, French, Music, Art, Science, Geography, Letterland.
Burnaby: New West.: New West.:
7772 Graham Avenue (Canada Way & Edmonds) #2-1001 Royal Avenue (10th St. & Royal Ave.) 76 Jamieson Court (Victoria Hill area)
604-522-6116 778-397-0191 604-544-7751
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A30 • Friday, June 1, 2012 • The Record
REAL ESTATE 6008
2BDRM/2BTH 406-450 Bromley, COQUITLAM Private corner unit with a view; Recent upgrades OVER $22,000 (new bathrooms/floors/appls). Well run building, new roof. Steps from shopping (Thrifty’s, Starbucks,Yoga,Subway,Sushi). $279,888. Call (604) 808-2962 firstname.lastname@example.org
SAT JUNE 2nd , 2-4pm, 142-120A Street ❏ Quick Sale, below assesment reno’d top flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, 1225sf, $249K. ❏ Top floor, renod 1BR, 1bath, 752sf, asking $169k. Fully rained screened, nr amens. Mala, Sutton, 778-859-4458
Vancouver East Side
S. Surrey/ White Rock
6008-42 #210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1BR, $148,000, Lrg Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel/ 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Meeting Rm, Prkg, Dogs & Kids ok. 7 blocks to N. West skytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores, 40 acre, Moody Park. Great Unobstructed Views of Century Houses & mature gardens, Pics>http://vancouver.kijiji.ca/ c-ManageMyAds. No agents pls. Call John 778-397-0508
2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 email@example.com
N. WEST: Uptown, 2 BR, Sunny west exp, inste W/D + 4 appls, F/P, sec prkg, locker. Rentals/ Pets OK. Near transit. $215,500. HIRA • Sutton• 604-318-9474
Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924
For Sale by Owner
673 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack Own the Land, 1092sf 2br rancher, kids OK $185K 824-7803 id5541 Sry Open House Sun 2-4, 202 13858-102 ave 1250sf 2br 2ba upper lvl tnhse +45 complex $242K 778-395-5140 id5507 Sry Fleetwood immaculate 1785sf 3br 2.5ba tnhouse $409,900 507-8186 id5525 Sry Newton 2479sf 5br 3.5ba 1/2 duplex w/legal suite $464,500 592-6703 id5542
3516 Matapan St. Vancouver Older 4 BR house, very nice area, local to everything. $895,000. To view call 604-518-8100
BC Area Foreclosures Free list w/pics $250K and Up These Must be SOLD www.bcareaforeclosures.com ★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! (604) 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com
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
LOVELY VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH West Vancouver, Best Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Foors, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,690,000. Tel: (778) 855-7375
LIKE NEW 2-3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY • $475,000 #2 - 50 RICHMOND ST., NEW WESTMINSTER
D L O S
Immaculate, freshly painted, 2-level, northeast facing, 1642 sq. ft. duplex style townhouse. 2 patios, double-car garage, lots of storage. Fabulous kitchen with eating bar, huge master bedroom with walk-in closet. VACANT. MLS# V932602
For Pictures, Videos, Floor Plans, visit www.mrsrealestate.ca
JUDY KILLEEN • 604-833-8044 Sutton Group – West Coast Realty
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. REDUCED $229,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498
3BDRM/2BTH 747 Chelsea, Lincoln Park PoCo. $398,000 greenbelt-1/2 duplex-no fees, Re/Max All Points 604-328-8127 taracaldwellrealestate.com
4BDRM / 4BTH 2639 Delahaye, Coquitlam Luxurious, modern taracaldwellrealestate.com 604-328-8127 RE/MAX All Points $988,000
CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD Price Reduced ★$419,000★ 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/ garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $419,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Please visit usellahome.com and key in #5458 to view the property. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors
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
BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
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
6020-20 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.
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
SALE BY OWNER Vcr lot w/house, approx 37x103, Killarney paved alley, mins to bus/skytrain nr schools, shops, rec ctre. 604-619-0964* 604-916-5104
Lots & Acreage
BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sft, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 18 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $739,000. Call 604-734-1300
Seniors Park, privacy lots of trees, newly renod 2 BR double wide, storage, large decks, air cond. 10 mins from major shopping. $44,444. #18- 4426- 232nd St, Langley. 604-534-2997
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
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/ CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ 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: 778.867.8735
Out Of Town Property
COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Wa t c h a n d Gr e e n L a k e s . $278,000. Call 604-467-7144 or 604-250-1668
★ Five Stunning 5 acre oceanfrontlots near Horton Bay on Mayne Island from $404,000 firstname.lastname@example.org Greg Rowland, Sotheby’s Intl Rlty Canada, www.gregrowland.ca Call 250-665-6868
8186 Nelson Street, Mission Building lot 0.89 acres RE/MAX All Pointstaracaldwellrealestate.com $335,900. Call: (604) 328-8127
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:
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
LOG CABINS For Sale For rentals or ownership please join us for our open house during the May long weekend Sat May 19th, Sun May 20th 11am-4pm, and Mon May 21st 11am-2pm. Where you can view the newly renovated log cabins. Appreciate all the amenities the 6700+ sq ft Lodge building has to offer. At 5485 Lac Le Jeune Rd. Lac Le Jeune B.C. Take exit 336 off the Coquihalla Hwy and follow the signs to Lac Le Jeune. $189,900. Call: (604) 834-2020 or visit us at laclejeuneliving.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
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)
N WEST 220 Queens Ave, circa 1907, known as W.E. Vanstone house, 5 Br, 3 bath, 10,765 sf lot, approx 5,000 sf , inclds 2BR bsmt ste. parlike back yd. $1,388,000. Gerri, Mac Rlty, 604-761-3464
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
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
Vancouver East Side
Abbotsford 949 HARRIS AVE, COQUITLAM Fabulous updated character home on gorgeous fenced lot with lane access! $599,900. Call Joe Campbell Personal Real Estate Corporation RE/MAX Crest Realty 604-985-7653
SRY; FLEETWOOD GEM! 15556 - 92A Ave. Well maintained 2850sf Home, many updates, new Yaletown style in-law ste. 11,300sf Lot! Near all amens, schools, transit, shops. 1st time on market original Builder/Owner. $658,500. By appt, serious inquiries only please. No agents. BY OWNER Dave 604-589-2248
WANTED We Buy Homes & Town Homes anywhere in the Lower Mainland. NO real estate commission. Please call 604 760-3792
www.bcforeclosures.com 5 BR home from $27,500 down $2,600/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock
Houses - Sale
HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655
Difficulty Making Payments?
No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees!
6020-04 ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! 3 br 3 ba, 2045sf duplex style T/home, ss appls, fenced yard, finished bsmt, dble garage. $462,900. Virtual tour www.cotala.com/2755 email@example.com
DRIVE BY 1618 Grant deluxe 1 br+den, 820 sf, nr all ammens, $220 k, Jim 604-786-7977 amexrlty
Houses - Sale
www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663 S.SRY, 15298-20 Ave, Top floor, 1185sf, 2 BR, 2 bath, 6 appls, f/p, lrg balcony, prkg, rec facility. $285,900 No agent 604-872-2485
4BDRM/3BTH 1881 Duthie Avenue Beautifully renovated executive style home. Open House Sun 2-4pm. $1,199,000 Call:Leah @ (604) 787-8084 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6020-01 Open House Sat 3-5 #220-711 E 6th Ave Vcr. Funky 1 Bdrm Mt Pleasant. $249,000 Completely Reno’d DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker Westburn email@example.com www.realestatehomes.net 'Bringing People Together'
5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100
6020 #210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1BR, $145,000, Large Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel, 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Prkg, Dog,Kids OK. 7 blocks toNew WestSkytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores. Call John 778-397-0508
For Sale by Owner
9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
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.
MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441
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
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Apartments & Condos
AVAILABLE JUNE or July 1, 1 BR, $735/mo + utils, updated new suite, 621 Colburne, New West. No pets Call 604-454-4540. 1BDRM + DEN/1BTH New Westminster F/p, w/d, new flooring, paint, close to shopping, bus, schools, Queens Park, 1 parking stall, N/P, N/S, $1,100 Monthly. Call: (604) 524-0056
1BD/1BTH. Reno’d suite New West JUNE 1ST $800/mo. N/S. Sm pets OK. email@example.com/ 604-898-8295.
Move In Bonus 810 ST. ANDREWS ST.
1 Bdrm from $900 2 Bdrm from $1140
Beautifully landscaped grounds with views of Fraser river. Outdoor swimming pool and close to parks and shopping.
firstname.lastname@example.org www.caprent.com BALMORAL STREET
1 & 2 Bedroom Apts Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
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
COQ. Princess Gate. 1,075 sq ft. Senior oriented bldg. 2 BR condo, 2 full baths, f/p, laundry. Ns/np. $1,275/mo incl heat & 1 u/g prkg spot. Avail July 1st. 604-469-1742 NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. From $785 to $1125. Nicely upgraded building. Call 604-724-8353
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
CALL 604 715-7764
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112
BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained
Surrey Gardens Apartments www.GreatApartments.ca
Owner Managed. Sorry, No Pets.
Call to view! 604-589-7040
1 MONTH FREE!
PO CO 2 BR apt $780 & $800/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail now. Call 604-464-0034
VANCOUVER. Modern 1 & 2 BR. Collingwood Village. Steps to Joyce Skytrain. 1-888-830-4232
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
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
VILLA MARGARETA Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764
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
ANTRIM PLACE COOP 5300 Rumble Street, Burnaby Great Location! 2 BR townhouse, $867. Share Purchase $2,000 No subsidy available Application download: www.chf.bc.ca/antrimplace Email: email@example.com
Duplexes - Rent
BBY S. 3 BR upper s/s duplex, 1 1/2 baths, 5 appls, N/s, N/p, refs, $1200, June 15. 604-431-6937
HOST FAMILY wanted. Please contact us at 604-688-1811 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Houses - Rent
4 BD, 2.5 bath, family home Burnaby, nr Deer lake. Call Quay Pacific at 604-570-2786 for appt
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215
BBY ROYAL Oak, lrg 1 BR, Furnished. Nr skytrain. $500 incls utls, cbl, net, W/D. 604-729-5610
N.W. RENO’D, Furn, clean & quite, nr Sapperton stn, lndry, $430/mo incl utils. 778-385-2904
BBY 4 BR 2 bath family home 15th - Canada Way. $1995. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for Appointment to view at 604-570-2786 Quoting code P22
BBY, 16 Ave/6th St. 2 BR grd/lvl. Ns/np, no laundry. $795/mo incl hydro/cbl. Immed. 604-777-9924
BBY, RENO’D home,1/2 block to bus/shops/schools. 2 BR, garge, $1600 + utls. 604-377-9908
BBY 6TH/14TH, 2 BR bsmt, close to amens. NS/NP. $850 incls utls. Avail June 15. 778-882-9004
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.
M Ridge 21437 117Ave, 4BR incls inlaw glvl ste, all appl, ns, np, Jun 1. $1700. 604-421-4052
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
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
Cancer June 21-July 22: Continue to rest, retreat – be alone, to enjoy the peace, to think clearly, and to accomplish and make plans while others dance for the pied piper of others’ approval. Tackle chores and protect your health (eat, dress sensibly) Sunday/Monday. All’s well, but avoid unsafe use of machinery in/around home Monday. Relationships succeed in every way Tuesday/Wednesday, except one: marriage, partnership. Be diplomatic. Life’s mysteries rise to the surface Thursday (problems – careful driving, and with machinery) and Friday (success) – a powerful (but forbidden?) attraction might occur. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The accent remains on friendships, groups, wish fulﬁllment, entertainment, and light romance (which might become deep). Sunday/Monday emphasize the intense side of these areas, and could cause a mild dilemma: do you opt for light or powerful romance? For independent creativity, or “creation by committee?” If things do intensify, let them. Only money, or emotional possessiveness, can ruin results (Monday and Thursday). Tackle chores Tuesday/Wednesday. (Be careful with electricity – and your back.) Love, exciting meetings, new vistas, great opportunities arrive, Thursday to Saturday! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The focus lies on your career, worldly standing, prestige relationships, and dealings with authorities. Be careful, prudent this week, for Sunday/Monday and Thursday could trigger hasty reactions on all sides. Otherwise, this is a productive, good week, especially Thursday (avoid temper, hasty investments) through Saturday, when your work efforts meet with splendid success, and could, by Saturday, introduce you to meaningful new relationships or opportunities. Earlier, Sunday and Monday are for home, family, security, nature. Your romantic, beauty-oriented side surfaces midweek.
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BBY S. nr Highgate, 2 BR bsmnt, super clean, nr amens, $900 incls hydro, N/s, N/p, 604-525-9821 COQ CENTRAL, 2 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D, walk-in closets, storage, $900 incls utls. Av now. NS/ NP. Nr school/bus. 604-726-6884
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BBY 3 BR top of hse, Newly Reno, granite c/top, 1600 sqft, 5 appls, new carpets & h/w flrs, July 1. ns/np. $1650. 604-833-7589
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Aries March 21 - April 19: The emphasis remains on trips, visits, talks, emails, news media, casual friends and siblings, curiosity and information. Delays exist, but affection graces all (well, most) interactions. A wise, loving mood descends upon you Sunday and Monday – two lucky days, if you can leave work to one side. (Careful with machines and driving – Thursday too.) Your ambitions come into clear focus Tuesday/ Wednesday. The barrier you feel is a relationship barrier; as long as someone doesn’t accept you, a career advance might be hard to gain. Thursday on, popularity, optimism and joy visit you! Taurus April 20-May 20: The accent remains on money, buying/selling, earnings, clients, possessions – and sensual attractions. Sunday/ Monday, your ﬁnances lean toward long-term objectives: investments, debt reduction (or increase) money-sharing, etc. Be bold Sunday, mildly careful Monday. A wise, gentle, understanding mood drifts over you Tuesday/Wednesday. Don’t force home/ domestic matters either evening. Your ambitions awaken Thursday/Friday – avoid bending any legal/ ethical rules (and avoid those who do) – your efforts could strike gold, or earn a VIP’s praise! Joy, friends Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: Your energy, charisma, clout and effectiveness ride the crest of a wave! Get out, start important projects, ask favours, express love if you feel it – in all, avoid selﬁsh or ultraindependent actions/moods. (This advice applies until Aug. 30.) You’ll be reminded of others’ presence Sunday/Monday, when relationships occupy centre stage. Exciting meetings, challenges/opposition, opportunities, partnerships, even love are possible. But both days (and Thursday) hint that your home, or your hopes about home, property, can block a bonding. Love, joy, travel late week.
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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, GOV’T Road area. Huge 2 BR. 1,100 sq ft. Full bath, shared laundry, alarm. $1,100/mo + util. Ns/np. July 1st. 778-991-7058 BBY METROTOWN, 2 BR bsmt, very clean, nr BCIT, w/d, n/s, n/p, 1 prkg, quiet area, $895 incls uitls, Avail Now. 604-433-5151 BBY N. reno’d 2 BR grnd lev ste, 1000 sf, N/s, N/p, incls w/d, July 1, $1200/mo incl util. 604-291-6746
BBY NORTH, 2 BR bsmt, $850 incls utils, n/p, n/s, Avail Now. 604-298-7781, 778-855-8871
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The things you love gently pull your sleeve this week: far travel, international ideas and communications, law and justice, learning, culture and compassionate love. Try a foreign ﬁlm or a play. (DO NOT start a lawsuit before September.) Casual friends, siblings, short trips, paperwork and communications ﬁll Sunday/Monday.These two days, and Thursday, point to a ﬂaw in a new or burgeoning relationship: this person might have too much power over you, subtly restricts or burdens you, etc. Retreat to contemplate this, midweek. Thursday to Saturday: romance, creative urges, beauty! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Mysteries, secrets, research, detective work – mighty changes which can turn the course of your life – powerful sexual urges, high intuition, ﬁnancial courage – these ﬁll this week and next. To succeed, keep honesty and moral goodness in your ﬁst. (Without these, success occurs, but itself forms the ﬁrst step toward traps and loss. Remember this advice through August.) This week, work demands or co-workers might interfere with your progress: act when free of these. Chase money Sunday/Monday. Trips, talk midweek. Thursday to Saturday brings a triumph on family, realty fronts. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Your energy, clout and pizzazz ride high Sunday/Monday – but it’s only so you can be more attractive when you propose joining up with others. Maintain a diplomatic, friendly approach, but do approach. Chase money – carefully – Tuesday/Wednesday. Thursday to Saturday bring travel, errands, casual friends, siblings, news and curiosity. You and another might start a friendly romance; someone might aid you in home or real estate. A Gemini now can change your life; an Aries might disrupt it. All week, protect your career position with a simple potion: gentleness, humour.
COQ, Westwood Plat. Lrg 1 BR bsmt. Sh’d W/D. $700 incl hydro/ sat tv/’net. Avail June 1st. Ns/np. 604-944-6390 or 778-834-0714 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
PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851
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June 3 - 9, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Tackle chores. Sleep properly, and protect your health from seasonal complaints. Continue to avoid legal suits. Retreat, contemplate and plan Sunday/Monday. Some of your ideas could be brilliant, especially in areas of labour and career. Your energy and charisma return somewhat midweek – your home/family hold surprises (and you’re tense there) so train your efforts on career, prestige, document and educational fronts. Spend, chase money Thursday to Saturday – luck accompanies you! But buy no machinery, computer or auto. All week, diplomatically sidestep opinionated people. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: A love affair might have begun recently, or could this week. It’s quite likely that your “amour” stumbles over speech, acts nervous, or has a temper (or a critical side). You need to decide whether to fuse together, or to wait until someone else wanders down the path. I have no advice: only that, if your motives are pure, this affair should be ﬁne. It certainly has a sexy side. Your popularity and optimism soar Sunday/Monday. A wish might come true! Retreat, ﬁnd rest and solitude Tuesday/ Wednesday. Your energy, charisma and clout surge Thursday to Saturday – start something! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The accent remains on home, property, family, nature, nutrition and soul. Be restful – this is a bit of a hibernation time. Your luck in real estate grows – to June 2013. Be ambitious Sunday/Monday, but deftly avoid money discussions (Thursday also) especially with a partner or prospective client. Your hopes rise – so does your popularity – Tuesday/Wednesday. But take care both evenings, as monetary or sensual disappointment can occur. Retreat Thursday to noon Saturday – lie low, rest, contemplate and plan. Though you’re tired, your luck soars in home, realty, love and art. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 604-727-3673
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Collectibles & Classics
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1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367
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1979 MG Midget 75,000kms Ready to drive away $5,000. 604 739-9234 firstname.lastname@example.org
1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2350. 604-534-2997
1995 FORD Mustang convertible, new top, Aircared, V6, auto, good cond $3200. 604-984-7574
2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335
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2000 BMW 328i • Auto • Air • Black
2004 HONDA CIVIC Si
2000 TOYOTA SIENNA
1997 PONTIAC GRAND AM
2002 FORD EXPLORER
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1999 VOLVO S80
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1994 CHEV Blazer 4x4, 182K, a/cared ’14, 4.3L vortec eng, red, auto, loaded, a/c, gd michelins, $1900 obo, 604-556-7776
2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm
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2009 KAWASAKI Vulcan, under 5,000 kms, perfect beginner bike $5500. 604-467-8691
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2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
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THE SCRAPPER 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.
2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 email@example.com
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1961 TRIUMPH TR3A red,black interiorComplete & original good engine& trany for details (Delta) 604-816-9954, $9,500 obo
1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073 1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $5500. 604-924-1511
2011 CADILLAC CTS, Luxury Leather, Panaramic Sunroof Mags...MSRP $46,980 now $29,895 #4192 - 1-888-812-2511 2011 CHEVROLET Malibu Platinum Edition Top of the Line with Leather/ 75 to Liquidate MSRP $29,770 now$17,888 #4076 1-888-812-2511
1998 JEEP TJ -5speed $5900 #98-1754 604.466.6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576
• Auto • Leather • Roof
2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
2006 CADILLAC DTS. Fully loaded, luxury package, On Star, landau top, sunroof, a/c, heated seats, no accidents. 71,000 km. $16,800 obo. 604-793-5520
2001 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
• Auto • Air • Silver
$ STK# V11993B
FORD Taurus SE 1999 166,000 kms, excellent condition, new tires, $3200. (604) 943-9862 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 PONTIAC Sunfire sedan auto $5900 #05-3025 604.466-6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
$ STK# V12253A
• Auto • Low K’s
2000 CHEV CAMERO • 5 Speed • Air • Black
$ STK# Q11120A
2004 DODGE SX 2.0, 127,000 kms, aircared, air, sunroof, tilt steering, p. windows, like new inside & out, 600 kms per tank, lady driven & owned since new. $5800 OBO Call 604-794-7426
2002 OLDS Alero Fully loaded car...$2,995 #4730 1-888-812-2511
GREAT CARS! GREAT SELECTION! GREAT CREDIT TERMS! www.richmondsuzuki.com
• Auto • Air • Blue
2011 CHEVY Malibu LS auto, air, loaded, cd MSRP $26,890 $15,995 #4142 1-888-812-251
1999 FORD Taurus stn wagon burgandy, exc cnd, 8 seats, gd tires,125k. $2,950. 604-986-9744
1985 BMW 735 Automatic 160,000 kms Air-cared, Great collector car, New brakes and exhaust, Black, Tan interior, no tears in seats. $5,260. Call: (604) 889-2925
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
1992 CADILLAC Deville, navy blue, alarm, michelin tires, good cond. $1850. 604-732-6991
No ! Problem
2006 TOYOTA CAMRY
2002 FORD FOCUS SW, low kms, no accidents, $3680. auto, very good cond, 604-724-5726
1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
• Auto • Air • Silver
2001 OLDSMOBILE Aurora auto, only 81,000 kms Luxury $7500 #01-2586 604.466.6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
1986 OLDS Toronado, auto sporty 2 dr coup,122k, a/c., a/c’d 2013. Power everything, blue with blue int. 604-792-4517. $2500. 1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373
2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2003 CADILLAC CTS, 49K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $19,500 604-864-8199
1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986
2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1995 MERCEDES E320 Cabriolet Exc cond; local, 109K, NO accid. $14,900 Rare 778-773-1398
2011 CHEVY Impala Sports Sedan, Fully Loaded MS RP $28,980 now $13,995 #3582 1-888-812-2511
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $8,950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1990 BENTLEY Mulsane 4 Dr Sedan, leather upholstery. Like New. ONLY 42,000 kms, $20,000 obo. Lgly. Ralph 778-988-2055
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
$ BEST RATES $
Sand & Gravel
WASH OR FILL SAND $15-20/yd; Mushroom or steer manure $15/yd; Lawn & Garden or Turf Blend $24/yd.; All Gravel $20-$26/yd. Kelly 604-763-4215
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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
1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324
2003 FORD Ranger 5 speed Tonneau cover-$6800 - #03-1311 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
2005 JEEP Liberty Sprt 4x4 $8800 #05-1840MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
2006 F350 XLT 4X4 SC DIESEL 4x4 auto power group, grey. $21,988 #2618051 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New West. 2007 CADILLAC Escalade AWD Luxury, Leather, All Options $31,988 #3339 1-888-812-251 2007 F150 LARIAT, fully loaded, white $25,888 - #276477XX WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2007 RAV4, 4WD, grey $15,988 - #2791656 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2008 FORD F150 S/Cab 4wd Fully Loaded Truck...$18,888 #2759 1-888-812-2511 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
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
2010 CHEVY Express 2500 Cargos 10 Left, In house Lease and Finance Available $19,995 #3330 - 1-888-812-2511 2010 JEEP Grand Cherokee 4wd Luxury, Fully Loaded SUV Mags...$21,988 #4217 1-888-812-2511
2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email: email@example.com
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253 1995 VW GOLF $2500, great car, 1 owner, mags, sunroof, all records, recent engine work, clutch, new tires, shocks, springs. Call 604-521-4932 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2010 JEEP Patriot North Edition 4x4 $19 , 8 8 8 # 1 0 - 8 2 3 1 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
2011 FLEX AWD, power group white, $26,488 #1111586 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: email@example.com
2011 GMC Yukon 4wd luxury/ Leather/ Loaded/ Mags...$35,995 #3791 1-888-812-2511
Sports & Imports
2011 NISSAN Pathfinder SV 4wd 7Pass, Fully Loaded with mags....$28,888 #3776 1-888-812-2511 2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd Auto, 6Cyl, Loaded, 10 Left...$25,888 #3898 1-888-812-2511
1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhasummust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511
1988 TOYOTA Corolla, Exc cond, new rad, tires & batt. Aircared. $800 obo. 604-598-3288
2011 SUBARU Outback Luxury SUV, Fully Loaded $25,995 #3626 - 1-888-812-2511 2012 CHEVY Cruze Well Equiped, 0% 84 Months ...$16,995 own for $93BW #28345s - 1-888-812-2511
1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460
2012 GMC Yukon 4wd Luxury, Leather, Loaded, mags MSRP $56,880 now $37,995 #4237 - 1-888-812-2511
1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691
2012 SILVERADO/ Sierra Extended Cab, Brand New, Auto, V8, Air and much more $21,995 #27886a 1-888-812-2511
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293
2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $8800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018 2003 CIVIC SDN 4DR SDN DX-G AUTO red $ 7,888 #2393112 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
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
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,500. 778-227-2010
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. 2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
2008 NISSAN Versa Auto $8800 #08-4339 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812
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2011 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS
2011 FORD ESCAPE
2011 FORD EDGE SEL
2011 CHRYSLER 200 CONV.
2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT
1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3700. 604-846-8597 after 4pm or all day wkends
1996 MIRAGE 19ft , 4.3 litre good on fuel, stocked, stored indoors, no salt, 600 hrs, w/trailer, good cond, $8800 obo. 604-857-3344 19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $6000 obo. 604-817-9004
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
2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030
2008 PONTIAC Montana Vans Fully Loaded Vans, 15 to Choose...$7,995 #4199 1-888-812-2511 2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Luxury Van 12 Left, Power Sliding Doors etc...$18,888 #4207 1-888-812-2511
2010 DODGE Grand Caravan Fully Loaded with Stow n’ Go (25 Left)...$15,995 #3530 1-888-812-2511
2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs. With trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344
2011 HYUNDAI ELANTRA TOURING
2003 Toyota Corolla S 124K. Very good cond. Must sell. Too many cars.$7600. 778-888-1045
2005 COROLLA Auto,96k, a/c, no acc, aircared, new tires $8,500. Call: (604) 274-8627
2000 Honda Odyssey LX Automatic 231,000 kms Grey, single owner, good condition, trans & brakes recently done. Bluetooth. Trailer hitch. Service records avail. $4,999. Call: (604) 987-1595 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $65,000 604-948-5048 2007 TERRY 28ft, slide, auto awning, sleeps 6, exc cond. Used 3 mths! $20,000. 604-367-7892
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: email@example.com
2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, 2 slides, spotless. Reduced $18,500. 604-230-2728
1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408
2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841
1984 COACHMEN 24’ Class C 350 Chev, sleeps 6, 70,000 miles, gd cond. $6,500. 604-438-6330
2011 VOLVO V50
2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2004 WESTWIND Trailer. 25 ft. Sleeps 6, incl private BR w/dbl bed. Awning, bbq, full bath, fridge/ stove. $10,000. 604-538-8120
19,980 2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; firstname.lastname@example.org
2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583
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
2006 DODGE Caravan, 7 pass, well maintained, 187K, new tires, one owner, $4500, 604-988-4918
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 2002 25’ Custom Coach travel trailer, queen bed & bunks, $10,500. Call 604-984-9293
2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $39,000. 604-833-6931 #211317
1995 SEA Breeze 31 (Class A) Fully equipped, exc. cond., tow car avail $22,500 obo 604-746-5898'
2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Ultimate Luxury Vans with Power Sliders...$18,888 #4215 1-888-812-2511
www.budgetcarsales.com 2011 FORD MUSTANG
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)
KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297
1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $8000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408
1976 CASCADE Pilothouse Ketch. 42 ft sail boat. New dinghy & outboard motor. Radar & auto pilot. Perfect coastal cruiser. Live aboard. $34,800. 604-538-1410
2004 FORD Freestar, V6, 4.2L, auto, low kms, new brakes, tires & battery $6800. 604-858-7553
2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166
2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015
1996 FORD Aerostar Van, one owner, excellent driving condition 154,000 kms $2500. 604-987-1058
2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. service records $2,995. (604) 602-9066. #111155
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $2750 obo 604-986-2430 email@example.com
1999 HONDA Odyssey Van 7 pass $5500 - #99-0752 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
Budget Car Sales
2011 TOYOTA SIENNA
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
2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009
2009 GMC Acadia SLE 50,000km;auto;cd/dvd/tv $26,000. Call: (604) 727-7071
DEALS OF THE WEEK
9173 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
2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, firstname.lastname@example.org
2011 EDGE AWD, SYNC SYSTEM, black $27,888 - #111168 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696
1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042
1990 FORD 28ft Classic, 120K, always roofed, sleeps 6, $8300, 604-466-1469
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
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
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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective May 31 to June 6, 2012.
We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.
Grocery Department Salt Spring Coffee
Mountain Pride Ice Cream assorted varieties
Black Creek Grass Fed Natural Lean Ground Beef
Barbara's Bakery Cereals
Blue Sky All Natural Sodas
285-400g • product of USA
Endangered Species Chocolate Bars
Liberté Méditerranée Yogurt
Briannas Gourmet Salad Dressings assorted varieties
.98lb/ 2.16kg Hass Avocados
Imagine Foods Organic Soups assorted varieties
Nature's Path Organic Granola Bars and Enivro Kids Crispy Rice Bars assorted varieties
6/28g and 175-210g
product of Canada
Bakery Department Sourdough Round Bread
750ml +deposit +eco fee product of Italy
Popcorn Indiana Snacks, Popcorn, Chip’ins or Kettlecorn assorted varieties
170-297g • product of USA
Artesian Acres Organic Kamut Pasta
500g • product of Canada
Rice Cheesecake Brownie Bites
regular retail price
454g • product of Canada
Natracare Organic and Natural Pads assorted varieties
Fruit and Nut or Triple Fruit Granola
Health Care Department This health and energy supporting formula provides tons of B vitamins, antioxidants and electrolytes. Plus 1000mg of vitamin C!
package of 4
Danone Oikos Greek Yogurt
bags or bins
random weight reg 2.89
San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water
Organic, Fair Trade, Quinoa
20% off regular
15 ct product of USA
Certified Organic, Fair Trade
Danesborg Havarti Cheese
Amy’s Kitchen Pizzas
Choices’ Own Personal Size Quiche
assorted varieties assorted sizes
1 dozen • product of BC
Mighty Leaf Artisan Teas
Sweet Vidalia Onions
Vitala Omega-3 Free Run Large Eggs
Certified Organic,California Grown
Olymel Breaded Frozen Chicken
85g • product of USA
354ml +deposit +eco fee • product of USA
Natracare organic and natural pads were developed as a direct response to health and environmental concerns about dioxin pollution caused by chlorine bleaching, the extensive use of pesticide spraying on conventionally grown cotton, and the use of rayon and other synthetics in feminine hygiene.
Manitoba Harvest Natural Hemp Hearts
1. Hemp Hearts are easy to include in your everyday diet (Sprinkle on salad, yogurt, and cereal) 2. Hemp Hearts are good for you (more protein in a serving of Hemp Hearts than in a serving of chicken or an egg) 3. Hemp Hearts taste great….try them! CertifiedGMO free!
Happy 14th Anniversary Choices, 3493 Cambie St.,Vancouver.
Come and join us on Saturday, June 2 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. We will be hosting a donation barbecue along with cake and coffee and many in-store specials. See you there!
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2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009
3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099
1888 W. 57th Ave. Vancouver 604.263.4600
1202 Richards St. Vancouver 604.633.2392
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