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New sign triggers complaints BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
A new digital billboard near the Queensborough Bridge has drawn the wrath of some motorists and prompted a review to see if mitigation is required. Last year, the City of New Westminster approved the installation of four new digital billboards at Highway 91A at the Queensborough Bridge, Highway 91 at the approach to the Alex Fraser Bridge, on Brunette Avenue at the Highway 1 East on-ramp and on McBride Boulevard at the south end of the Pattullo Bridge. The city has received a couple of complaints about the sign that was recently completed near the Queensborough Bridge. “I call it a big Jumbotron TV. I try not to look because it’s a distraction,” truck driver Atti Torok told The Province newspaper. “You watch. The first thing there will be an accident and they’ll say they were looking at the sign and weren’t paying attention. They’re asking for trouble.” The City of New Westminster has signed a 20-year agreement with All Vision Canada, which will pay all costs associated with building, maintaining and marketing the digital signs. The city expects the signs
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Under review: The new digital sign in Queensborough has generated a couple of complaints about its For a brightness and location – and potential to distract drivers. The City of New Westminster is reviewing the video lighting levels to determine if it’s too bright. scan with to generate between $1 million and $1.6 million annually for the city. Roger Emanuels, the city’s manager of design and construction, said he’s had two calls from people complaining about the signs. “They are saying they are bright and they are distracting,” he said. “We are
working with All Vision. They are going to do some night monitoring.” Emanuels said the city and All Vision would be looking at lighting levels to see if an adjustment is needed to reduce lighting on the Queensborough sign. “It’s built into it,” he said about lighting-adjustment mechanisms. “We want to
make sure it is working properly.” According to Emanuels, the signs have 256 dimming levels so adjustments can be made if necessary. The signs are designed to dim or brighten, depending on the conditions. “We would be looking at mitigation ◗Sign Page 5
District will cut 58 jobs, delay repayment BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
The New Westminster board of education sliced millions from next year’s budget on Tuesday night to plow through a hefty $3.5-million structural deficit – including cutting 58 positions across the district – but delayed repaying the government the more than $2.8 million it owes from last year.
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Turning purple to end domestic abuse BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
Her last name might be Green, but these days she’s all about going purple, to show that domestic violence has no place in her community. Local business owner Leona Green is participating in the Purple Light Nights campaign, where local businesses and residents buy purple lights to hang in their windows to raise awareness about the thousands of women and children who endure the horrors of abuse. “I think it would be cool if the all of New West was purple,” said Green, who owns Greens and Beans Deli on East Columbia Street. “The goal of the project is to have as many business owners and residents buy a string of lights to hang on their doors and businesses to send a message and develop public awareness on domestic violence and building on healthy relationships,” Jodi Sturge, with the Elizabeth Fry Society, told The Record. The project is also supported by the Department of Justice Canada, EFry and New Westminster’s community coordination for women’s safety. In 2011, police reported about 78,000 incidents of violence against women by current or previous intimate partners, including those by spouses (common-law and legally married partners) and dating partners, according to Statistics Canada. The overall rate of intimate partner violence against women was 542 per 100,000 women, almost four times higher than the rate for men, according to the stats. The annual Purple Lights Campaign – this is the third year it’s being held in New Westminster – aligns with Prevention of Violence Against Women Week and
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Purple reign: Local business owner Leona Green is participating in the Purple Light Nights campaign, where businesses and residents hang purple lights to raise awareness about domestic abuse. There will be also vigil at city hall on April 15 at 7 p.m. Victims of Crime Awareness Week, April 15 to 28. There will be a candlelight vigil at New Westminster’s city hall on April 15 at 7 p.m. The Covington Domestic Violence Task
Force in King County, Wash. came up with the Purple Light Nights idea. Purple is the symbolic color of domestic violence. Strings of purple lights can be bought
for $20 and bulbs can be purchased for $5 at the Elizabeth Fry Society, 402 East Columbia St. Visit www.facebook.com/ purplelightnights or email purplelights email@example.com.
City says Chief Skugaid has to ship out BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of New Westminster wants Chief Skugaid to ship out from its berth on the waterfront. Council has approved a staff recommendation to have the city solicitors pursue a Supreme Court order compelling the owner of the Chief Skugaid to remove the vessel from the water lot next to the Fraser River Discovery Centre. “The Chief Skugaid poses significant safety and liability risks with respect to individuals accessing the vessel and with respect to it sinking, capsizing or catching fire – and possible damage to the
esplanade,” said a staff report. “There are a number of legal actions the city can pursue with respect to the Chief Skugaid trespassing on the city water lots.” Because “it could be implemented expeditiously” and “limit costs to the city”, the city chose to pursue a Supreme Court order that would compel David Cobb to remove the Chief Skugaid from the city water lot and to refrain from reentering the site. A staff report stated the legal costs for a Supreme Court order would likely range from $5,000 to $10,000, but the city could recover a “signification portion” of these costs from Cobb if the city is suc-
cessful in obtaining the order. According to the staff report, the City of New Westminster served Cobb with a notice to vacate on March 14, and issued him a further written notice on March 22 that stated the Chief Skugaid is trespassing on the city water lot and is in violation of the Trespass Act. “In addition, Mr. Cobb was notified to remove the vessel from the site by March 25, 2013. He has not subsequently removed the vessel,” said an April 8 report to council. “Instead, Mr. Cobb corresponded to staff stating he does ◗Skugaid Page 10
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Legal action: The City of New Westminster is considering what action can be taken to get the Chief Skugaid to move on.
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before we’d be looking at any kind of removal,” he said. “There are dimming and operating issues you can put into place. There are different things you can do.” Emanuels said the response to the digital signs has been “typical” of comments heard in other communities where similar signs were installed. “Every time they go up, same kind of comments,” he said. “We take them seriously.” Emanuels suspects part of the issue is the signs are new and went up quite quickly. While lighting has been one of the concerns raised, callers to city hall have also voiced concerns about the location of the Queensborough sign. “I think they talk to both,” Emanuels said. “They say it is bright, it is close to the road.” Emanuels said the city worked “very carefully on the placement” of the signs with transportation safety engineers to ensure they were located in appropriate locations. Considerations included placement on straight stretches of road, in areas where motorists aren’t making a lot of lane changes and merging, and
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B.C. – would like to pass along involves This week is Emergency Service a number of myths that can make their Dispatchers’ and 9-1-1 Awareness Week. It’s a mouthful, and while it may work (and their ability to save your life in time of need) more difficult. take half the week to say the name out loud, the fact is the reasoning behind One involves finding you in times of the designation – to recognize trouble: contrary to popular the people who take those 9belief, if you dial 9-1-1 from 1-1 calls that we all fervently a cellphone, the dispatch cenTHE RECORD hope we’ll never have to tre cannot automatically zero in on your location. Unlike make – is every bit worth the time and effort to remember. land-line phones, cellular devices only provide general location information. Part of the awareness the folks at E-Comm – the regional emergency com- You’ve got to tell the dispatcher who munications centre for southwestern answers your call where you are.
Some folks believe the best thing to do if you accidentally dial 9-1-1 is to quickly hang up. Not so! Clear the decks by letting them know it was an accident. Otherwise, they’ll expend extra effort trying to find you – effort the next caller may really need. On that note, E-Comm would rather you didn’t pre-program 9-1-1 into your phone. Dialing three digits is not onerous, even in an emergency, and socalled “pocket dialing” from pre-programmed numbers constitutes the bulk of accidental, time-wasting calls that
dispatchers receive. Another source of wasted time is from people who let kids play with old cellphones. Decommissioned phones maintain emergency 9-1-1 access – that’s for your safety, not for your kids to fool with. E-Comm’s 9-1-1 dispatchers are trained to help get you through an emergency. The more help they get from you, the better they can do their job. Learn more at www.ecomm911.ca. Knowledge really can save lives.
The new massive signs are a huge step backward
boards perched on immense columns that sprouted seemingly overnight in three locations may sport advertising messages, but the overriding message is one of excess and disdain for the view. The first one went up right at the north end of the Pattullo Bridge when you enter the PAT TRACY city, another sprouted like something out of War of the et me just say this, – you Worlds snuggling up to the Alex can’t call yourself a green Fraser Bridge exit, and a third city when you put up now juts out right beside the illuminated digital advertising Queensborough Bridge, about signs the size of Winnebagos. midway on the span. A fourth is Yes, I’m talking to you, the on its way. City of New The city’s plan, Westminster. The of course, is to raise city which takes bucks to help avoid great pride in its “The ... signs may raising taxes while recycling awards, still being able to fill green spaces, chick- sport advertisall those irritating en-friendly policies ing messages, potholes and pick up and verdant hanggarbage. An admiing baskets. but the overrable goal, to be sure. A green commuriding message Who wants their taxes nity isn’t just one raised, or their garthat promotes back- is one of excess bage to sit stinking on yard composting the curb? – complete with red and disdain for The advertising on wrigglers – it’s a the view.” the signs is supposed city that, well, looks to raise over a million like an oasis in the PAT TRACY dollars in revenue per ever-growing urban editor, The Record year. And, of course, scrapyards we have the city gets to put up come to expect, or its own messages as fillers while at least endure, as city dwellers. the space is being hawked. It’s a city that not only builds a But major cities throughout sustainable green infrastructure, the world are trying to remove it looks to the future. ◗Signs Page 7 The humongous digital bill-
More support for Chief Skugaid Dear Editor:
I have been a New Westminster resident for the past two years. Living next to the Quay, I enjoy the boardwalk and Pier Park every now and then. I certainly would not enjoy the waterfront that much without the presence of the Chief Skugaid, so special and different from other vessels along the Quay, which I think would be more attractive if there were more vessels like Skugaid. Victor Chui, New Westminster
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Re: Lottery would get voters to the polls, Column, The Record, April 5. The “Votto” would definitely get voters to the polls. This method is as effective as it versatile.
It could be implemented on national level with government allocating the prize funds. It could be equally effective within individual ridings with competing riding associations all contributing to common goal. It could be run even more locally, perhaps within an individual polling station, as a simple raffle with few neighbourhood civic-minded citizens and businesses collecting few hundred dollars for prizes. But there is one little problem with “Votto.” Actually, it is a very large problem: “Votto” is not exactly legal, as the election act prohibits anything of value as reward in any connection with elections. Otherwise, “Votto” would have been done a long time ago, I am sure. So much for “Votto.” Lets try another option, I would call the Social Participation Card. Every citizen, upon showing up and casting a ballot will ◗Voters Page 7
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receive a card with his or her “Social Participation Number,” valid until the next election. Just like a Social Insurance Number gives the right to work, the Social Participation Number will give a right to complain. No number – no right to complain against the government. Period. No letters to newspapers, the editors will not consider them from people without their number. No legal actions, the courts will not register cases without a number. No calls to your elected representatives, for the same reason. No complaints of any kind when government raises your taxes, cuts your benefits, takes away your educational opportunities, makes you wait for months for a doctor’s appointment, builds a bridge over your house, does not repair pavement on your street, or even if you do not get your tax refund. Is this a wrong idea? Not at all. Citizens who think that enjoying the rights and benefits provided by a democratic society is not worth a few minutes of their time every several years, are free to make their own choices. But when the next election comes, many of them will camp overnight in front of polling stations, I guess, to ensure they vote and get their complaint privileges back. Vladimir Krasnogor, New Westminster
Crack down on evasion Dear Editor:
Twenty million dollars lost as a result of fare evaders on the buses? I take it the transit people are looking for advice. (After all, they were too dumb to foresee a problem when the SkyTrain was built based on the “honour system.”) Well, here is mine, for what it is worth: Select a problem area. Have three teams of transit cops on the ready in strategic locations. The minute a driver has to deal with scum, he pushes his/her button and pulls the bus over to the curb. He keeps the doors locked and advises his passengers that he has to deal with a police incident. Satellite technology tells your law enforcement crew the exact location of the bus and they hope like hell the raging-grannies-ina-hurry do not deal with the individual before the law gets there one minute later! Fines should be stiff enough to cover the cost of policing and, occasionally, incarceration of those who do not have a mom to bail them out and deal with their lifestyle henceforth. Two hours later, your mobile teams pick up coffee and doughnuts and show up again at another designated bus corridor which is known to your drivers to be frequent problem spots. Believe me, that kind of action is news that gets around fast and will take care of most of your losses. Guaranteed! You are welcome. Ziggy Eckardt, via email
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such eye-litter, not put up more. Billboards are called ‘visual pollution’ and LED digital signs ‘light pollution.’ The combination of huge moving lit images and text on a massive billboard is not a pretty sight. Particularly at night. In my opinion, the move is a giant step back for a city hoping to build a green reputation – not to mention the issue of safety. I commute over the Queensborough Bridge daily. It’s not as bad as the Pattullo, but its narrow lanes, shortmerging lanes, curves and confusing exits can make it a challenge. I hate to think what a tourist unfamiliar with the area must think as they try to navigate into New Westminster. Add a downpour, a semi-trailer and rush hour and you have a potentially dangerous drive. I regularly encounter accidents – some minor, some major. To put a huge flashing digital sign smack dab in the middle of a location that deserves a driver’s full attention is just plain dumb. And I find it hard to believe that the Ministry of
Transportation allowed it – if, indeed they had a say over it. We don’t allow drivers to use their cellphones while driving, but we think it’s intelligent to encourage them to read flashing advertising messages while they’re manoeuvring through heavy traffic on bridges? All it takes is one glance at the flashing sign on the right while the fellow in front of you is braking, and you can end up with an ugly chain-reaction rearender at the very least. This is all a moot point now, of course. The signs will be there for 20 years. They will raise some much-needed funds, but pollute the view and diminish our vision for a more intelligent treatment of our airspace. But, perhaps other municipalities who have not yet considered installing their own versions will at least rethink following in New Westminster’s rather large, flashing footprint. Pat Tracy is the editor of The Record and its sister paper, the Burnaby NOW. You can follow her on twitter @PatTracy, or email her a letter via email@example.com
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Repayment: Will not begin next year ing, it’s a “slap in the face to $2.8 million shortfall and, schools.” “Last year, we had to because the board voted down the recommendation supply a pencil sharpener to start repaying next year, for my son’s school,” she the district will have to beef said. Cook said the cupboards up the repayment amount to $900,000 in the following are already bare from years of clawing back funding for years. supplies. That figure The staffdoes not take before-stuff into account philosophy the $1-million creates an shortfall proimbalance, he jected from this said. year, which will “You can also have to be take it to an recovered. By illogical degree law, boards of and take stuff education candown to nothnot run deficits. MaryAnn Mortensen Cook Voice trust- voted against deferral ing,” said. ees MaryAnn Campbell and board Mortensen and Casey Cook voted against deferring chair Michael Ewen voted against the staff recommenrepaying the $2.8 million. “I think we should dilute dation to cut $632,000 from this as much as humanly the almost $2.2-million budpossible,” Mortensen said get for supplies, but for difabout the deficit. “I under- ferent reasons. Ewen said he would stand people feel it is death by a thousand cuts, paper double the cuts to supplies cuts, but I think that it’s if it means keeping more probably better to take a people employed. “I look at the figure of pro-active approach, starting repayment now rather $632,000 and see the jobs,” than waiting another year he said. An area the district needs and increasing the stress a to be putting more money year from now.” Another source of con- toward budgeting for is its tention for the board was technology replacement the “staff over stuff” phi- fund, acting secretary-trealosophy, which has guided surer Al Balanuik told the the district’s budget process board. Currently, it budgets over the last several years. For some trustees, that $140,000 a year. Balanuik philosophy is also impact- said that number should be ing learning in the class- $600,000 a year for the next 10 years to address technolroom. Campbell said she ogy needs in the district. attended a parent council meeting where parents were using their own money and resources to pool together for art supplies at their school. “The idea that it can run on fumes forever is a bit of a misnomer,” she said, add◗ continued from page 1
The district is spending money to maintain aging equipment rather than on purchasing new equipment, Balanuik said. “Seven years is probably the life-span of a desktop computer,” he said. “What I am hearing is disconcerting,” Cook said. “In many cases we are throwing good money after bad.” Phelan said the district needs a long-term plan for technology. Meanwhile, the board put aside $900,000 from next year’s budget to deal with unforeseen cost pressures. It also opted to defer putting aside savings for a future skateboard park to the tune of $250,000. There is a bright spot in the district’s ongoing structural cost pressures – it is getting out of two leases – one for the homelearners’ program, which will move to Hume Park Elementary, and one for the alternate program Sigma, which will go the district’s Columbia Square office. That will save the district $260,000 a year. Next year’s budget is a work-in-progress and the numbers could change, but for now the district is $33,000 shy of its goal to balance the books.
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Crosty launches petition opposing coal terminal BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
James Crosty is inviting Royal City residents to sign his No Coal petition and say no to a proposed coal terminal in Surrey. Crosty is inviting the public to drop by his business at 239 Sixth St. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays until April 19 to sign petitions opposing the coal project being proposed at Fraser Surrey Docks, which is located across the Fraser River from Westminster Quay. Port Metro Vancouver has received an application to allow the Fraser Surrey Docks to accommodate a facility where coal is loaded from trains onto barges using a conveyor system. Some environmentalists and health officials have raised concerns about the potential negative impacts of the proposed facility, including local engine emissions from trains and tugboats, global greenhouse gas emissions from burning the shipped coal, dust from train movements and coal transfer operations, chemicals used in train cars and barges for dust suppression, soil and water contamination and risks related to explosions, fires, collision and spills. Representatives from Metro Vancouver appeared before city council in February to assure the city that the application is undergoing a thorough review, and stated the port’s review process will address citizens’ concerns about coal. Crosty is giving people a chance to sign the No Coal petition at his office and pick
up blank petitions to gather more signatures and return to his office by April 19. All petitions will be copied and forwarded to Port Metro Vancouver, with the goal of convincing the port that it’s in the best interest of the entire region and its citizens to deny the application. “As a citizen advocate, I feel I must do something to address this serious issue facing New Westminster,” he said in a press release. “One only needs to look at images of the Delta terminal during a ‘freak wind gust’ to see that no suppression system could ever contain the dust cloud that resulted from the stockpile of coal. We live on the mighty Fraser River – we have wind gusts, plenty of them.” Crosty said he is disappointed that local political leaders haven’t opposed the proposed expansion at Fraser Surrey Docks, other than to seek more consultation about the proposal. Jim Crandles, the port’s director of real estate, told city council in February that the issues of dust are a central part of any review undertaken by Port Metro Vancouver. “The key to it is ensuring that there are appropriate mitigations on the terminal itself dealing with the handling,” he told council. “It’s usually the handling of a product that creates the most opportunity for fugitive dust.” Crosty is no stranger to petitions, having launched a campaign last summer to oppose the city’s plan to borrow up to $59 million to build an office tower above its future civic centre on Columbia Street.
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not recognize the city’s authority with respect to the city water lot and suggested the city proceed to court regarding this matter.” The staff report stated the New Westminster Police Department was investigating its authority to inspect the vessel, pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act in order to assess the marine safety of the vessel and to determine if anyone is living on the boat. The report stated that vessels trespassing on mooring sites along the waterfront can pose a number of serious hazards relating to safety, liability, navigational hazards, crime, pollution and other matters. Cobb spoke to The Record Wednesday afternoon after a six-person delegation carried out an inspection under the Shipping Act. He said a New Westminster police officer, three Vancouver police officers and two Transport Canada representatives were aboard Chief Skugaid for about an hour, something he called a “distressing” turn of events. “I am going to reserve comment until I can digest all this,” he said about the inspection. “It’s not no comment.” Cobb said he told the officials they could go to the Gunderson or Queensborough sloughs and find many other vessels in greater need of inspection than Chief Skugaid. He said he was pleasant to officials taking part in the “random and promiscuous fact-finding mission” that had been ordered by the city. According to Cobb, the officials looked at various
items on Chief Skugaid including fire extinguishers, life rings and bilge pumps. “This is absolute fascism. This is not democracy. This is not the will of the people,” he said. “If they responded to the will of the populous, they would give me a dock and a brass plaque.” Chief Skugaid’s colourful history has included stints as a halibut schooner, a rumrunner vessel during U.S. prohibition and a fish packer for the salmon and herring fleets.
Cobb was disappointed to learn council had unanimously approved a staff recommendation to pursue a Supreme Court order compelling him to move the vessel from New Westminster’s waterfront. “Council should be ashamed of themselves,” he said. “This is the oldest working vessel on the B.C. coast, maybe Canada.” In March, Cobb relocated his 100-year-old fishing boat from the Larco (143 Cathedral Ventures Ltd.)
foreshore site to the adjacent site in front of Fraser River Discovery Centre. The move to the site that was once home to Royal City Star riverboat casino came just days before a bailiff was set to tow the boat from the neighbouring site. “I will push back through the courts,” he said of his response to the city’s legal action. “It will be a matter of debate and discussion. If there is a judgment under law, I am not going to be in contempt and defy it.”
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New store in city lays it on thick BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER
Painting a tired-looking piece of vintage furniture can have a transformative effect, especially with some of the delicious colours – Caribbean blue, buttercup yellow and autumn red – from New Westminsterbased FAT Paint. FAT Paint is the brainchild of Victoria Lambert and her brother, Bradford. The pair started making chalk paint out of the kitchen and have now moved into a more than 3,000-square-foot retail store on Front Street. They came up with their catchy name after a conversation about chalk paint, which creates an aged patina and texture on furniture and home accessories. When Victoria initially told Bradford, a scenic artist in the film industry, about it, he didn’t know what chalk paint was. But as she described it, he recognized it as “fat paint,” a film industry term used to describe the thick emulsion. March was a big month for the brothersister team. They opened the store – a twolevel showroom with exposed brick and large windows, and their paint is being featured in Canadian House & Home magazine. “It’s the premier Canadian interior magazine in the country,” says Victoria, who was contacted by magazine editor Margot Austin. Victoria blogs about interior design, and Austin happened to follow the blog. “She said, ‘Send us some (paint),’ and I did, and it just kind of went from there,” Victoria explains. Making chalk paint is a relatively easy thing to do, Victoria says. “The recipes can be found anywhere online. We’ve obviously tweaked ours. It’s not a secret on how it’s done. People do it in their own kitchen all of the time – take an existing latex paint and then add things to it in order to make it chalky,” Victoria says. Evidently not too many people are trying it themselves – the Lamberts have orders as far away as Texas. With Fat Paint there is typically little
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Chalk it up: Victoria Lambert, (pictured), and her brother are the team behind FAT Paint, which creates an aged patina on furniture. The pair recently opened a retail store on Front Street. preparation required on the piece. One coat is all that is needed for most projects, Victoria says. “Most of the time, I don’t (prime), I don’t even test, I just paint,” Victoria says. “It really does have phenomenal adhesion to most surfaces.” Once a piece is painted and dried, it can be “aged” with sanding at the corners and other parts where distressing usually occurs. “The point of (FAT Paint) being soft is to
sand it,” Bradford explains, as he mixes a fresh batch of Bella Blue, a soothing grayish hue. The production is done in the back room of the spacious store, which features the work of Robyn Murrell from Robyn’s Vintage Nest. Murrell reclaims and restyles vintage furniture. Victoria and Bradford also want to open up their roomy shop quarters and offer workshops. They plan to rent out space for others
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City recycling efforts recognized BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
New Westminster’s recycling initiatives have been recognized by the Waste and Recycling News. The City of New Westminster was a finalist in the Green City Awards in the small city category. The awards, presented by Waste and Recycling News, honour municipalities’ recycling programs for their diversion successes, community outreach and education efforts. “It’s quite an honour to be selected from cities throughout North America,” said Kristian Davis, the city’s supervisor of solid waste and recycling. According to the Waste and Recycling News, more than 60 communities were nominated for awards in small-, medium- and large-sized community category. Beloit, Wisconsin won the small-sized community category, with New Westminster and Dartmouth,
Massachusetts being finalists in the same category. “In 2012, New Westminster saw a 70 per cent curbside recycling rate, a huge jump from just 28 per cent in 2009,” Davis said in a press release. “Working with residents, we’re making great progress in reducing the amount of waste we produce.” According to the City of New Westminster, what separates award nominees from finalists are creativity in delivering promotional campaigns and results achieved. Two of the initiatives that got New Westminster noticed were a student colouring contest that displayed winning recycling posters on the sides of city trucks and promotional grocery dividers displayed in local supermarkets. “Our goal is to educate our residents and help them reduce their environmental impact through responsible recycling and waste management,” said Mayor Wayne Wright. “Being recognized through this award shows that our residents are listening and taking action.”
CBC plans Wait For Me, Daddy documentary BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
CBC is planning to monitor the progress of the Wait For Me, Daddy project in New Westminster. A city task force is working on plans to create a monument in downtown New Westminster that’s based on the famous Wait For Me, Daddy photograph taken by Province newspaper photographer Claud Detloff on Oct. 1, 1940. The well-known image shows five-year-old Warren “Whitey” Bernard reaching out to his father, Jack, as he marched down Eighth Street in New Westminster with other soldiers.
“They are planning to make a documentary on the whole process of the Wait For Me, Daddy memorial that is coming,” said Coun. Lorrie Williams.
Spring has sprung
The Hyack Festival Association made its annual visit to city hall April 8, where officials presented the 2013 float. The float will attend events around the Pacific Northwest throughout the spring and summer on the city’s behalf, accompanied by Hyack representatives and Miss New Westminster ambassadors. “You usually know spring is on its way when the float makes its way to
city hall,” said Coun. Jonathan Cote.
Council backing bid
New Westminster city council is backing Coun. Lorrie Williams’ bid to serve on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities board of directors. Council unanimously supported Williams’ application to be on the federation’s 2013/2014 board. Williams has represented municipalities on several of the federation’s committees. “I thank you for running and representing the city in this manner,” said Coun. Bill Harper. He said Williams’ work has been “invaluable” to city and province.
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On the doorstep JUDY DARCY
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he message was clear as the frantic woman struggled to explain that her elderly neighbor was slipping quickly into dementia. The sense of urgency was equally clear. The frail neighbour’s family lived far from New West. Her confusion was getting worse and required a level of help that neighbours could no longer provide. The professional care that was being o"ered was insu!cient and a crisis was inevitable. It was just one of the stories I heard that evening as residents of our city shared their concerns about the healthcare system with me. Most of the stories were all too familiar. I hear them on the doorstep constantly: lack of timely access to family doctors, quality
home and seniors’ care, to hospital treatment — even to nutritious food while in hospital. I know we can do better. I know that if we tackle issues one practical step at a time, we can resolve them. I know because I also hear wonderful stories about healthcare and treatment, at Royal Columbian Hospital, and Queens Park Care Centre and our other residential care facilities. I know because I’ve had the privilege of meeting hundreds of people who work in health care — many of them local residents. I know how much of themselves they give daily, how they absorb the growing pressures on our healthcare system themselves, with their bodies and their spirits, and still keep caring. I know it’s possible to #nd care solutions with those kind of
Change for the better, one practical step at a time.
tireless workers — and I know it’s important here in New Westminster, where the healthcare sector is the largest provider of jobs for local residents and where Royal Columbian has become a healthcare destination. The challenge can seem overwhelming at times. But there are practical steps our party has proposed as a start: • more investment in integrated community care and home support, so that seniors and the disabled can live at home for longer, reducing pressure on emergency rooms and acute-care beds. One in 10 of those beds is now used by someone who should actually be in alternative care • a genuinely independent seniors’ advocate who reports to the legislature, not the ministry — much like our child and youth advocate and our auditor general • better coordination with doctors, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and other providers to address the problems of chronic disease, a major driver of healthcare • ensuring that all health professionals use the full scope of their skills so people get access to the primary care they need • local food procurement for our
hospitals to ensure nutritious meals for those trying to heal and recover • lower prescription drug costs through independent drug monitoring and research. It’s a challenge, for sure. And there is more that we can do to support good health — including, for example, a ban on cosmetic pesticides, joining with NDP leader Adrian Dix in his e"orts to encourage colorectal screening, and a poverty reduction strategy. But together, we can do this. One practical step at a time.
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The New Westminster Public Library is about to embark on a new era. In a few short weeks, our firstever branch will open in Queensborough. To celebrate, the library is holding a photo contest. Titled My New West, the photo contest invites people who love the city and the library to capture what they love most in a stunning photo. The library encourages experienced and novice photographers of all ages to submit a shot of their favourite New West event, place, structure or moment – something that portrays the essence of what New West means to them.
Photos submitted to the contest will be judged by a panel comprised of New Westminster community members. There will be five main prize winners and a number of honourable mentions. The qualities the panel will look for include: photos with a clear centre of interest, a picture that is relevant to the contest theme, photos taken from a unique angle or presenting the subject from an interesting point of view, and other characteristics that might set the photo apart. If you want pointers on composing a great shot, the library has books and DVDs to help. Try Popular Photography: The Complete Photo Manual by Miriam Leuchter or the 12-part
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f you look up Sir Richard McBride you will find that he was born in New Westminster in 1870. For people with family ties to Sapperton, Sir Richard is actually from their part of town. The McBride property was apparently on Columbia Street (today East Columbia) near what would be Braid Street. There are a few images of the property and of a house identified as being the former McBride home. Years ago, while doing Sapperton research, we had occasion to talk with old-time Sapperton residents who pointed to the site and said, “that’s where he grew up.” McBride’s father was involved with the local colonial and provincial jail, and became the B.C. Penitentiary’s first warden. Richard grew up and had his early schooling
in this area, then worked at a number of jobs while studying law at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. After graduation, he articled and worked with the Corbould law firm in the Royal City, developed an interest in conservative politics, and ran for office. He was first elected to political office in 1898. He was the first B.C. premier who was born in the province and when he was premier from 1903 to 1915, at 32 years of age he was the youngest to fill that position. A further piece of B.C. political history trivia concerns his early election campaign, in which he ran on a conservative slate, thus introducing party lines to our provincial political system. Many people who follow our politics closely and decry its many “shortcomings,” probably blame, rather than thank him for this innovation. Richard was knighted in 1912 for his service. In 1915, he chose to resign his position in the B.C. government, and took the position of B.C. Agent General in London, England. He died there in 1917. Sir Richard McBride’s remains were brought back
to B.C. and he was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria. The family plot in Fraser Cemetery in New Westminster holds the remains of many family members, including his mother and father. The town of McBride, B.C. was established in 1913 and named for the sitting premier of the province. In New Westminster, a school and a major road were named after him. McBride was an interesting man whose story is worth looking into. He was a man of proud Royal City connections, of party politics, of knighthood and of submarines (that’s another story). Want to know more about Sir Richard and about another book on his history? The New Westminster Historical Society is pleased to have Patricia Roy, professor emeritus at the University of Victoria, at its next meeting to talk of her new book, Boundless Optimism, a study of McBride’s influence in the development of B.C. This presentation will be on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the New Westminster Public Library.
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ome local folks are grateful for the generosity of the Elks Club of New Westminster. The Elks Club recently presented the Lookout Emergency Aid Society with $600 in gift cards towards tenant projects. The society in turn provided $200 in gift certificates to each of its housing developments in New Westminster – the Cliff Block, Rhoda Kaellis Residence and Russell Residence. Dave Brown of Lookout said the funds help residents buy food for their food programs. “Very much appreciated,” he said of the donation.
A longtime educator at Douglas College has been recognized as a leader in the field of early childhood development. Susan Fraser, who taught in the faculty of child, family and community studies at Douglas
other threats to the Fraser River. The students are doing research on storm water runoff and other contaminants to update Discovery Centre’s information about the effects of non-point source pollution on the Fraser River. Discovery Centre will use the information to update its volunteer training materials so interpreters can provide current examples for visitors when they are using the pollution model. “It is fun to play with the toys and water at the pollution model,” said Shannon King, the centre’s education coordinator. “But our enviro-savvy visitors also want to know what the real deal is, and I am grateful that these students are helping update our training resources.” Through the pollution model, children can place toy cars, houses and animals in a large interactive model of the Lower Mainland. Various “pollutants” are then sprinkled on the city to make it rain, allowing kids to discover the pathways and environmental effects pollution has on the river. Mike McFee, chair of the college’s geography department and the students’ instructor, said this type of learning is invalu-
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able to students because it allows them to make the connection between their studies and real life. “It’s fine to read about these things in textbooks or hear about them in lectures, but now the students are actually seeing how they work, and they have the chance to help prepare educational materials,” he said in a press release. “It’s also a chance for students to give back to the community, as opposed to just turning in a term paper.” Leon Yee, one of the student researchers involved in the project, is excited to learn about the different ways that waterways are polluted and to educate the public to help create positive change. “It’s only recently I learned that fresh water could be in such high demand in the future that wars could be fought over it,” he said. “If we don’t make changes soon, this valuable resource could become so scarce that not only people living in arid conditions would have to worry about how to get it, but those of us living close to large bodies of water would have to as well.” Fraser River Discovery Centre is located at 788 Quayside Dr. Admission to the exhibits is by donation.
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◗ IN THE GAME
LL Twins upset Hastings in wood bat tournaey ◗P23 Mixed results for Shasta at Elite Can trampoline ◗P23
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Burnaby Lake Rugby Club moved into sole possession of first place in the Canadian Direct Insurance premier men’s league on Saturday. The resounding 60-20 victory over third-place Capilano broke a threeway logjam atop the eight-team ladder, giving Burnaby Lake an overall 9-3 record and a four-point lead over previous frontrunner James Bay, which was upset 39-12 at home by 3-7-2 UBC Old Boys last week. The victory was Burnaby Lake’s fifth consecutive win by more than 20 points, which includes one-sided victories over the all of league’s top clubs in the past three weeks. The phoenix-like rise of the Central Valley club in recent seasons is largely attributed to the team-first philosophy of head coach Kris de Scossa. “What has come about is we’re in the third year of a five-year program,” said de Scossa, who turned around a program that did not win a single fixture in his first season as head coach. Perhaps the most satisfying aspect of Burnaby Lake’s current success is that approximately 90 per cent of the players who experienced those down years are still actively playinng, said de Scossa. “Everyone catches up. We came in with a modern rugby philosophy. … we’re building a performance culture,” he said. “You have to have a working
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Getting started: A Burnaby Lake youth goes on a ramble against Vancouver Rowing Club at the rugby club’s mini jamboree at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-East last Saturday. environment that is open and trusting and an executive that is open minded to develop the work ethic and culture of success.” Prior to coming to Burnaby Lake, De Scossa, who has coached at the national and professional levels in Europe and North America, helped the Calgary Irish to an Alberta title and the Vancouver
Meraloma club to a provincial championship. De Scossa maintains he possesses no magic spells that can turn around sagging problems, just hard work and working from within a club. “When (former Canadian international) Mike James brought me to Burnaby Lake, I could see they wanted the success,”
he said. Now, de Scossa enjoys training sessions where upwards of nearly 100 players regularly attend. “Players are in the schools and in the community, too,” he added. Last weekend, the club hosted a mini-rugby jamboree to help bring the game to the next generation of rugby union enthu-
siasts. Despite posting Burnaby Lake’s eighth consecutive win this season, de Scossa is taking nothing for granted. “We’ve had some success,” he modestly stated. “But we have to take each game at a time. Our final game is every game.” ◗Rugby Page 23
The Esso Cup is coming to town Michelle Toor would like nothing better than to prove herself in front of her hometown fans at this year’s Esso Cup midget girls’ national hockey championships. “From the very beginning of the season, we wanted to earn our way to the nationals and to prove ourselves,” said Toor, a 16year-old defender on the host and B.C. champion Fraser Valley Phantom. Toor, a Grade 11 St. Thomas More student, played on the Phantom at last year’s Pacific regional championship, losing out to the eventual national bronze medallist, Edmonton Thunder, on a late third-period goal. At this year’s Mac’s AAA midget tournament in Calgary, the Phantom came within a power-play goal of defeating the Saskatoon Stars, a team that eventually lost to the Thunder in the event final. Toor, who posted two assists in the Phantom’s 5-1 series-winning victory over Thompson-Okanagan Rockets in the best-of-three midget girls’ final in Surrey last Saturday, says spectators to the Esso Cup tournament are in for some fast and physical hockey. “Our team is really fast. We use our speed to our advantage very well,” Toor added. “We hope to redeem ourselves from last year.” The Esso Cup runs from April 21 to 28 in Burnaby.
Burnaby Mountain to host sports summit BY DAN OLSON REPORTER
It’s tradition that many head up the mountain for a fount of knowledge. In early May, Burnaby Mountain will be the source for sports information as it hosts the second Simon Fraser University Sports Summit. Presented by the B.C. Summer Swimming Association, the threeday event has its roots and some resources focused in aquatic circles. Organizer and SFU swim coach Liam Donnelly notes however that there are also presentations that cross sports boundaries, touching on topics of interest for any coaches, officials and parents.
“We’ve attracted a number of speakers who speak on a broad range of sports topics, so I’m really excited about what we’ve put together,” said Donnelly. “They touch on different subjects in various areas, and these are speakers who are well-known for their knowledge and experience.” Among the speakers are national women’s basketball coach and former SFU coach Allison McNeill, former Canadian Olympic athletes Brian Johns and Lori Fung, performance consultant Dr. Kirsten Barnes and ProActive Coaching Inc.’s Rob Miller. McNeill, from her vast years of experience, has chosen to give a couple of presentations:
Empowering your children, and development an athlete. Miller, a coach and university Lessons from London. In the first course, McNeill administrator who founded the will talk for about what she’s NAIA Champions of Character program, will give four learned over the years presentations coveron how parents can help TO VIEW ing life lessons in sport, their children reach their A VIDEO potential, while the sec- SCAN WITH parents role in athletics, the power of words and ond course will dissect building confidence in the crucial experiences of your athlete. the 2012 Olympics. “It’s just a great mes“This is information sage that resonates with that is not just exclusive both coaches and parto coaches, but is of value ents, and applies to any to parents, too,” noted sport,” added Donnelly. Donnelly. Fung, who won Olympic gold Johns, a three-time Olympian and one-time individual medley in 1984 in rhythmic gymnastics, world recorder holder, will take will speak on flexibility and core to the podium with his father development, while Barnes has Lawrie and discuss how impor- separate presentations on perfortant a role parents play in the mance readiness for parents and
coaches. Coquitlam’s Susan Kemper, former national coach of Canada’s synchronized swimming team, is one of the presenters in six swimming-specific presentations offered, which also include former Olympic swimming head coach Dave Johnson, Anne-Marie North and Allan Wrigley. The Summit, which runs May 3 to 5, is open to coaches, volunteers and parents, with individual courses costing $25. For BCSSA members, discounted conference packages are also offered. For more information or to register, go to www.simonfraseraquatics.com. Dan Olson is the sports editor of the Coquitlam NOW
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Mixed results for Shasta tumblers at Elite Canada
Sidelines: The New Westminster Hyacks, in orange, came back from a onegoal deficit to defeat Burnaby South 3-2 in high school girls’ soccer last week. South’s Natalie Parsonson, in white, scored a goal in the seasonopening loss.
Poppy Quinlan and Brittany Falconer posted the best results for the Shasta Trampoline Club at Elite Canada in Quebec City last weekend. Quinlan and Falconer placed sixth in the open women’s synchronized trampoline finals. Sophiane Methot and Sarah Milette from Quebec’s Quadrotramp club won the event with a final 42.000 score. Cameron Quinlan had the best finish on the men’s side for the Queen’s Park Arenex club, placing seventh in the open men’s trampoline finals. Quinlan scored 50.275 points in the final session. Tyler Edwards of Shasta failed to qualify for the men’s final on trampoline. In double-mini trampoline, Edwards and Quinlan both did not qualify for the finals. Jason Burnett of Skyriders Trampoline Place from Richmond Hill, Ont. placed first in the open men’s DM with a 59.090 score. On women’s trampoline, Quinlan and Falconer both failed to qualify for the finals. Shasta clubmates Anita Cirillo and Chelsea Nerpio were forced to withdraw in earlier qualifying. In double-mini trampoline, Quinlan just missed qualifying for the finals with a 62.500 score.
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Last weekend, two tries apiece by Evan Thomas and Matt Alexander helped Burnaby Lake to a 34-8 halftime lead over Capilano. League scoring leader James Reekie currently tops the premier ladder with 113 total points, including four tries from his standoff half position. Back row forward Admir Cejvanovic is fourth overall with 54 total points, including eight tries. Burnaby Lake is away to Castaway Wanderers this weekend. In first division play, Burnaby Lake won its ninth in a row and moved into a second-place tie with Capilano following an 18-5 win over the North Shore club. Burnabycurrentlysports a Div. 1 league record of 10-2 and trails first-place University of Victoria by four points. The Burnaby Lake women also won easily last weekend, scoring a 5122 victory over UVic to improve its spring record to 3-1. This weekend, the women’s team take on Bayside at South Surrey Athletic Park on Saturday. Kickoff is at 11:30 a.m.
The New Westminster Twins upset perennial powerhouse Hastings 10-9 in the final of the Don Sheard wooden bat major A Little League baseball tournament at Trout Lake on Tuesday. The team of 10 and 12 year olds finished the competition with a 4-1 record. The Twins came back from three-run deficits twice in the game to defeat the Hastings White Sox on Liam Bates’ game-winning run off a fielder’s choice run batted in by callup William Yang. New West advanced to the final with a 4-1 victory over South Vancouver Red Sox on Monday. Alan Chang clubbed a monster home run for the winning runs. The Twins knocked off the Dunbar Tigers 9-3 in a must-win game on Sunday. Nick Young slugged a pair of doubles, while Jacob Hamm also belted a two-bagger.
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SALES PEOPLE Joy Management Inc. DBA “Seacret SPA” in Vancouver & Burnaby requires F/T Sales people for Women’s Cosmetics products, Oakridge Center & Metropolis at Metrotown. $13Hr. & 1 to 2 years Exp. Supervisors earn $17.50Hr. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Station Operator
Arpel Security has a permanent part time position at their alarm monitoring facility in Burnaby, for Friday and Saturday plus holidays from 12:00 AM to 8:00 Am. Applicants must speak good English, be reliable and have experience dealing with the public in a proper business manner. Good wage. Training provided. Applicants please e-mail - email@example.com or fax 604-437-3336.
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS
• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certiﬁed & experienced • Union Wages & Beneﬁts Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytrafﬁc.ca
HIRING On-Call Casual Cooks School District #43 (Coquitlam) invites applications for the positions of On-Call Casual Cooks. Applicants must possess a Food Safe Level 1 certificate and two years’ work experience in hospitalitycompletion of cooking courses from a recognized institution is also acceptable. Also required is the ability to work with minimum supervision, and knowledge of food inventory and ordering. Apply to: humanresourcessup email@example.com Visit http://bit.ly/13YS3zT or www.makeafuture.ca/coquitlam for more information.
WORK WITH US & GROW A CAREER Glacier Media Group is growing. Check our job board regularly for the latest openings. www.glaciermedia.ca/careers
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OCEAN VIEW CEMETERY 3 SxS Plots in Linden Section. $13,000 each obo. 604-526-0200
For Sale Miscellaneous
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CHESTERFIELD WITH 2 end tables $110, as new. Also other items. Call to enquire 604-431-5914
FLEA MARKET Confederation
Community Centre Indoors on Saturday
9:30 am to 2 pm 4585 Albert Street next to McGill Library (604) 294 -1936 Free Admission
Wanted to Buy
WANTED: Medium to high end older guitar & a self-propelled Toro lawn mower. Dave 604 805 1010
GRAHAM MONTESSORI 3 locations in Burnaby/New West
778-397-0191, 522-6116, 544-7751
KENSINGTON MONTESSORI 1600 Holdom Ave, Burnaby Call 604 298-5951 KNOX OUT OF SCHOOL CARE 403 E.Columbia St, New West, Call 604 524-3880
MAPLE RIDGE Self Board Dry clean HORSE stall on 1.5 acre field, $150/mo. Or/With Bach ste = $700 incls utls. 604-761-6935
CAMBRIDGE MONTESSORI New West & Burnaby Locations 778-668-7188 FROG HOLLOW Montessori Central New Westminster 604 521-1355
TAX RETURNS - BOOKKEEPING Personal - Small Business Current - Delinquent 20 yrs exp. 604-420-1108
CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
PUDDLE SPLASHERS 7231 Frances St, N. Burnaby 604 291-2410 or 778 371-7556 SIR ANDREWS MRT Childcare 2 locations in Burnaby 604 437-6942 or 604 437-6942 ST. MATTHEWS DAYCARE 103-7355 Canada Way, Bby 604 527-1031 THREE BEARS Children’s Ctr 9887 Cameron St, Bby 604 444-3302
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5505 MIN PIN P/B PUPS, 3 fem, 1 male, blk & tan, puppy pkg & vet checked. very cuddly. $700. 604-719-4404
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF DUNCAN ANTHONY STACEY, DECEASED formerly of #409-845 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC, V3L 2C2 Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Duncan Anthony Stacey are herby required to send full particulars of such claim to the Executrix, c/o Campbell Froh May & Rice LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 200-5611 Cooney Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 3J6 on or before the 6th day of May, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received. Hannah Ward Executrix
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS
Re: Estate of Randolf Walter Geis formerly of 602 - 4960 Sanders Street, Burnaby, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor at 301 - 1665 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2B3, on or before May 10, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. Evelyn Mae Appleton Executor by PUSHOR MITCHELL LLP Lawyers Attention: JONI D. METHERELL telephone: (250) 762-2108
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Houses - Sale
4 BD 2300 sq ft home backs onto park, 2.5 bth, corner lot, garage + parking, newly decorated $354,900. Viewing by appt. 604-793-6642
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $375K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
Condos/ Townhouses Abbotsford CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
1991 GMC Diesel $5000 VIN: 1GDL7H1JOMJ501285 604-780-8736
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CROSS LAB pups brown and black. Ready end of April, farm raised $400. 604-824-5584 Chwk
SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $499 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
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HIMALAYAN Show Cats Quality alter adults M/F $250. Kittens $500.+ wait list MUST have no cats/dogs breed exp 604-939-1231
BURNABY FRENCH Language Playschool, 6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby. Call 604 432-1323
JUDY KILLEEN • 604-833-8044
MERSEYSIDE MONTESSORI Queensborough, New West 604 517-1117 PUDDLE JUMPERS 4304 Parker St, N. Burnaby Call 604 294-4413
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LITTLE LAMBS Childcare, New West 604 515-8212. Angel Childcare, New West 604 515-9755
Kids On The Go
BEE HOUSE Montessori Group Daycare. 2 locations in Burnaby Call 604 817-4584
SUMMERHILL MONTESSORI Preschool. 1600 Cliff Ave, Bby 604 294-0240
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $698,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565 NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
S. Surrey/ White Rock
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
$739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
For Sale by Owner
5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead. SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $399,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6020
Houses - Sale
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
Richmond CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
Lots & Acreage
Real Estate Investment
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
6065 18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544
BBY, EDMONDS Town Ctr, lrg newly reno’d 1 BR, avail now, N/s, N/p, $1095/mo, refs. 604-439-1110 or 604-454-4070.
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978
BBY SOUTH 2 BR Apt.adult bldg, no pets Near all amens. Incls heat & hot water, parking, $975. 604-921-1572 or 604-828-9917
COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720, 2 BR $820. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935 1 BR’s $925-$950 604-420-8715, 604-221-7720 2 BR’s $1250-$1350 604-221-7720, 604-420-6507 Cameron St, Bby, great location! Lougheed mall, Rec center, schools & transit. Available Now www.lougheedproperties.com
2BDRM/1.5BTH BBY, L’HEED STN, highrise, ug pkng, NS, NP, $1050. NOW. 604-298-7610. 700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 & 2 BEDROOM $925 & $1300. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391
BALMORAL STREET Suites Available
Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
AMBER ROCHESTOR HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. Office 604- 936-3907
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604-939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t a k e r, maint $775/yr, $30,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.
604-939-4903 778- 229-1358
1030 - 5th Ave, New West
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424 WATERFRONT PROPERTY Pavilion Lake BC. Paved hwy access, 2 level dwelling, furnished, drilled well, boat launch, dock. 5000 sq ft parking, $625,000. Realtors Welcome. 1-250-545-1998
SURREY 2 4615sf NEW RF12 building lots, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
815 - 5th Ave, New West 1 BR apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
6508 SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
BBY • GOV’T & LOUGHEED. 2 BR Garden Apt, fireplace, W/D Hookup, Sec prkg & entry. Extra prkg. Onsite Manager. By skytrn. Lease. $1000. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-585-8500 or 604-802-0246
2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 3 BR Apartment Available May 1.
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
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 Suites Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
WHITGIFT GARDENS 550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.
LUXURY 2 BR Apt, Bby Heights, nr all amens, N/pets, non smokers, $1498, Avail May 1. 778-867-2531
1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150
(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools
M. RIDGE dwntwn Urbano Complex, 2 br, 2 ba, inste w/d, f/p, 2 ug prkg, nr amen, deck, n/s, n/p, Apr 15. $1100+ utils. Refs. 512-8725 NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. $250 MOVE-IN BONUS. From $825 $1,175. Call (604) 724-8353. NEW WEST Huge bright fullly reno Bach, 1 BR (like new), 2 BR. Avail now. Nr college/mall. N/P. Refs/emp confirm. 778-980-4178 NEW WEST very lge quiet 1BR apt, h/w flrs, nr shops/bus, ns, np. $850. Apr 1/Jun 1. 604-524-4775 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034
KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq
Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764
Bayside Properties Services
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!
office: 604-463-0857 cell: 604-375-1768
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Suites available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.
CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BBY S. newly reno’d 3 BR top flr, 1500 sq ft, quiet CDS, $1395/mo + 2/3 utils. Call 604-961-9534 COQ; SORRENTO Dr. 1000+sf, 2 BR bsmt ste avail Now. NS/NP. $850 incls utls. 604-939-2845 COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136
Accepting applications for waiting list for Bach, 1BR, 1BR & Den & 2BR’s Very reasonable unit fees. Adult oriented high rise. Pool, exercise room & workshop. No pets. Participation mandatory, $2000 share purchase required. Enquiries to Membership Committee
Call 604- 421-1222
WIT’S END HOUSING CO-OP
(1592 S.W. Marine Dr, Vanc.) Marpole Area. Now accepting applications for a 2 BR Unit in a family oriented complex. • Close to bus and all amenities. • Rent $966 • Shares $1900 • Sorry no dogs allowed (unless registered working dogs). • Min 2 indoor cats allowed. To apply please email: email@example.com Or mail: Box 409 - 1592 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver V6P 6M1
Houses - Rent
BBY N view upper 2 BR + Den, 2 ba, share w/d, share utils, np $1300; lower 2 BR $850, np, 121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403 BBY S. 3 BR house with full bsmnt, $1700 + utils, avail May 1, N/s, 1 cat or sm dog is ok. 604-523-5625 or 604-551-3289 BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2200. Avail May 1. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960
BBY 2 BR bsmt ste, nr Can Way/ Edmonds, shr w/d, nr schls/amen. $950. Avail May 1. 604-431-4101 BBY; BSMT bach ste on bus route 144 to SFU, Furn’d, incls wifi, flat screen TV/DVD, free access to W/D & pool, elec & hot water. $675. Canada Way/Burris. N/S. Avail now. 604-525-3880 BBY E g/lvl 1 BR suite $800 & 2 BR $1150. 9’ ceilings, w/d, fenced yard, incls utils, nr amens/bus, n/s n/p. Avail now. 604-773-5507
COQ, WW Plat, 1200sf, 2 BR, priv W/D, entry. Nr bus/schls. NS/NP. $890 + 1/3 utls. 604-464-3676 NEW WEST. Clean 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. Near Skytrain & bus. $650 incl hydro. Immed. 604-525-3554 POCO renod 2 BR bsmt ste, own w/d, $1000 incls utils. Avail Apr 15. N/S, n/p. 604-789-3148
COQ 2 BR Apt., quiet complex, incls hot water, laundry facils, free parking, near amens, No pets. $995. Call 604-939-9281. COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277
BBY S. Highgate, reno’d 2 BR bsmnt, super clean, no lndry, incl hydro, N/s, N/p. 604-525-9821
1985 Woodway Place & 5051 Lougheed Highway Spacious suites with large windows and open balconies 1 Bedroom + Den from $1220 2 Bedroom from $1205 Heat/HW Incl., Outdoor Pool Near SkyTrain No Pets
Call 604.293.2239 www.austeville.com
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HOME SERVICES 8010
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
BBY EAST 2 BR, nr Highgate mall & skytrain, $1000 incls utils, no w/d, May 1. n/s, n/p, 604-767-6968 BBY S. 1 BR gl, sep kitch, dining rm, liv rm, 950sf, own W/D. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335
2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse
2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability. coquitlampropertyrentals.ca
COQ 2 BR bsmt ste, incls utils, hydro & cbl, n/p, n/s, $980. w/d, Avail Now. 604-931-5216
(Coquitlam Centre area)
115 PLACE CO-OP Located in Burnaby near Lougheed Town Centre
−Augering −Water & Sewer line repair & replacement −Sumps −Drain Tile −Concrete Work −Foundation, −Excavation −Retaing Walls −Site restored Call Ron 778-227-7316 or 604-568-3791
VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
Electrical The current choice
serving the SPACE Lower Mainland BOOKING for more than For: A - Maximum, 15 Maxyears. Da Silva AllRep: Kinds of Work and BFolk Reasonable Rates. Contact us today for a free estimate. Ad#: 1406840
Max: 604-341-6059 Licensed & Bonded
* HOUSE & Home Cleaning * We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. $25/hr. 604-700-9218 A QUALITY CLEANING exp res /comm. low rate’s senior’s disc 778.239.9609 or 778.998.9127
CLEANING LADY 30 yrs exp. & WINDOW CLEANER Handyman avail. Bby/NW area. 604-839-9769 EWA’S CLEANING SERVICE Excellent references 604-585-4440 or 778-878-7760 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCED House Cleaning Lady. Reliable. Karryanne 604-762-0441 TLL MOVING Local & Long Distance. Good Rates. Licensed & Insured. Call 778-389-6357 TWO LITTLE LADIES. For all your cleaning needs. Lic’d & Insured. Call 778-395-6671
★ Specialist in Removal ★ Replacement ★ Forming ★ Exposed Aggregate ★ Sidewalks ★ Driveways ★ Patios & Stamp Concrete Over 35 Years Experience For Free Estimates please call Thomas 604-897-5071
D & W ELECTRICAL Comm/Res/Ind. All electrical. Lic & Bonded. WCB. 778-862-0098
Electrical Installations; Renos and Repairs. Member of BBB. www.nrgelectric.ca 604-520-9922 LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934.
✫PEARCE ELECTRIC Lic #91654. Bonded & Insured. Free estimates ★ 604-644-5960
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION
By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
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HOME SERVICES 8105
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
COASTAL GROUNDS MAINTENANCE LTD. Mark 604-813-7018 www.coastalgrounds.ca
HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES Sanding & Refinishing Installation Quality Workmanship Free Estimates Fully Licensed & Insured
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
Lawn & Garden
AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES
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HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011
Lawn & Garden
Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration. Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741
Gardening Services Lawn Maintenance Landscape Design Residential & Commercial William KIM • 28 years exp.
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Lawn Restoration. Planter Box, Garden Installation. Comm/Strata/Res Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. Lawns, aeration, power raking, cutting, trimming, cleanups. 604-723-2468
Residential & Commercial Lawn Contracts • Full Service ❏ Hedge Trim’g / Pruning ❏ Weed / Moss Control ❏ Yard & Garden Clean-up ❏ Garden Installations ❏ Pressure Washing Call Dan • 604-862-4678
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302
A & W Landscape • Tree & Hedge, Clean-up, Power Wash, Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
Magic Star Painting
Spring Specials $ 3 ROOMS 299 (Walls Only)
ANDREW’S Lawn Cutting & Trimming. Reasonable rates. Free Estimates ★ 778-773-2703
LAWNS CUT, power raking, hedge trim, pruning, gardening, fertilizing, yard clean-up. (604) 773-0075.
SAVE 20% when you book your Interior or Exterior paint job by April 29. ★ Marc 778-867-0179
Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs Free Est. 604-779-6978 www.alljobslandscaping.com
• Lawn Cutting • Power Raking • Rototiling & Pruning • Hedge Trimming • Power Washing • Open to odd jobs Free Est, Established Since 1997 Licensed Business, reasonable rates
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Bath Kitchen Suites & More
Garden Maintenance Lawn Care
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METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
WESTMOR THE LAWN BUTCHER Only Prime Cuts will do! Call Jim 778-839-6250
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
Moving & Storage
Res - Com Professional Service FLAT RATE 7 DAYS/WK
604-551-8531 Honest Service Lic - Ins - Bonded
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 BRO MARV Plumbing/Electrical, $48 Service Call. 24/7. Plumbing, Heating, & Plugs. 604-582-1598 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Renovations & Home Improvement
TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
Bill 604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582
AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832
LARA MOVING. Rubbish removal. Honest, reliable. Afford. rates! (604) 562-4537.
★ Sundecks & Stairs ★ Form work, Int/Ext finishing ★Mike 604-290-3082★
Collectibles & Classics
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
32nd ANNUAL SWAP MEET Sunday April 21st, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
★Cars ★ Parts ★ Collectibles★ Prime Booths Available! Maple Ridge Fair Grounds ( 105th & Lougheed Hwy ) Admission $2.00 Jake 604-941-7791
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports & Imports
604-340-7189 ACCREDITED BUSINESS
1990 CHEVY Beretta GT, 3.1 V6, needs work, not running, 157k kms. $1200 obo. 604-725-3321
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION A+
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437 10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $21,100obo. Gord 778-300-2538
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: email@example.com (604) 794-3428.
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $5,600 obo 604-786-6495
1992 SUBARU Loyal S/W, 4 cyl, auto, aircared, pwr grp, exc cond, all rec. $1800 obo. 604-433-3039
2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.
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
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
2001 JAGUAR XJR, Just Serviced, new brakes/tires, exc. Cond. $12,500 firm, consider trade. 604-644-4440 2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $42,900, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member
Bulldog Disposal Co Home & Yard Clean Ups Residential/Commercial No Job Too Small Free Estimates- 7 Days/Wk Call Tony 604-834-2597 www.bulldogdisposal.ca
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2006 BMW 325 revised $16,500 130,000 kms, manual transmission, with sport package, steering wheel, sport seats and sport suspension. 604-219-6234 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEASE OR BUY PRE-OWNED Vans or Trucks - Huge Selection. Roger Coombes 604-257-3139 email@example.com 1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur. Exc. cond. 98K kms, local, auto, blk/parch leather. (604) 538-6319
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
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DC STUCCO. 20 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385
PTV TILE INSTALLATIONS Ceramic Tile, Porcelain, Slate, 20 Yrs Exp. Santo 778-235-1772
14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4750. 604-519-0075
2005 Honda Gold Wing Trike GL 1800 30th Anniversary Edition, Silver 17,677 Miles Clear Title One Owner - $12,500. For any questions. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (250) 828-7184
Scrap Car Removal
Pro Tree Services * Quality Tree and Hedge Trimming, Pruning and Removals * Full range of Landscape Services available * Stump Grinding - Insured & Licensed
Call 604.588.8733 www.ProTreeServices.ca
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576
WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee
ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020
To advertise your Home Service Business call Classiﬁeds 604-444-3000
• Rooﬁng & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs
Disposal & Recycling
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HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES
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★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick,
Complete Lawn Restoration
Lawn Aeration + Fertilizing $79.95*
STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670
AMG ROOFING & SIDING
Have a Healthy Green Lawn Residential/Commercial
Oil Tank Removal
Top Quality Quick Work
604-340-7189 ACCREDITED BUSINESS
The Record • Friday, April 12, 2013 • A27
Tree & Hedge •Trimming •Prune •Planting • Lawns •Full Landscape Services. AL @ 604-783-3142 Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 JORDANI’S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
1987 GEORGIA Boy 30’, sleeps 6, exc mech condition, kitchen, bath, $7,995 obo. 604-729-9767
A28 • Friday, April 12, 2013 • The Record
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Salt Spring Organic, Fair Trade Coffee assorted varieties
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Flamous Falafel Organic Chips
Nancy’s Cultured Dairy or Organic Soy Yogurt assorted varieties
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Uncle Lee’s Legends of China Green Tea
Larabar Energy Bars Gluten-Free
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Life Choices Organic Macaroni & Cheese
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Flax or Hearty Scandinavian Bread
Dairyland Cottage Cheese
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Sol Cuisine Frozen Organic Veggie Burgers
Ecover Liquid Laundry Detergent
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Red Hot House Tomatoes on the Vine
Brie Chevalier Double Cream Cheese
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