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West End elementary students won’t be asked to put away their clarinets and saxophones just yet after the New Westminster school board voted unanimously to keep the band program at the May 21 board meeting. Almost 100 people packed New Westminster Secondary’s library to voice concerns about staff’s earlier recommendation to cut the band program at West End elementary schools for a two-year period while the new middle school is being built. The board opposed the recommendation when it was first presented at the beginning of the month, and this sentiment was once again echoed during Tuesday night’s meeting. Trustee Casey Cook reminded those in attendance the program would remain and that the board was only deciding in what form it would remain for the 2013/14 and 2014/15 school years. “What matters now is which program is best,” he said during the meeting. There were three options presented by district administration. The first was to keep the program as is, but because of budget constraints this wasn’t the most cost effective option, according to the staff report. The second option was to offer the band program during teacher preparation time. The third option was to offer the band program after school, much like an extra curricular program. Some parents were supportive of the after-school model because it allowed Queensborough students the chance to participate in the program. But eventually ◗Program Page 4

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Making a cobweb: Students make a cobweb design with ribbons during one of the maypole dances at Wednesday’s May Day festivities in Queen’s Park.

City kids step lively on May Day City’s May Queen crowned at May Day celebration in Queen’s Park Wednesday BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

A new twist has been added to one of the Royal City’s oldest traditions. The annual May Day celebrations at Queen’s Park on Wednesday featured the crowning of F.W. Howay Elementary student Anastasia Sabinin as the city’s 143rd May Queen. Fellow F.W. Howay student Ben Crowther had the distinction of being the first Royal Knight to give a speech at May Day.

Grade 1 students from the May Queen’s school of F.W. Howay served as royal dancers and greeted the royal party. Later, Grade 3 students performed folk dances and Grade 4 students did maypole dances. While they were drenched during Tuesday’s dress rehearsal, the sun made an appearance as dancers took their places at the maypoles during Wednesday’s festivities. Following speeches and dances, the New Westminster Police Department’s canine unit offered a presentation. The 2013 May Queen Suite includes: First Maid of Honour Zoe Braithwaite and Royal Knight Trevor Schweitzer (Richard McBride Elementary); Second

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Tearful pleas for resource teachers and counsellors BY CAYLEY DOBIE REPORTER editorial@royalcityrecord.com

Teary-eyed students and teachers shared their stories with New Westminster school board trustees Tuesday evening, in hopes of convincing the board to look elsewhere to make cuts in order to balance the budget. Grade 3 John Robson French immersion student Alex Blaison told trustees he’d be sad without Madame Doreen Malcolm – one of the almost 20 teachers, resource teachers and counsellors who could lose their jobs come June. “Who will take away anger?” he asked the trustees. “I understand you need to save money, but please don’t take away everyone’s support.” Blaison was only one of a dozen speakers who shared concerns over the cuts with trustees during the board meeting. Many of the speakers were part of a delegation from the New Westminster Teachers’ Union organized by union president Grant Osborne. The delegation pleaded with trustees to avoid cuts to non-enrollment teachers – these are counsellors and resource teachers who help students outside of the classroom – in order to protect the most vulnerable students in the district, Osborne said. Resource teachers typically help students who may need extra support in understanding a subject they’re learning in class, while counsellors help students who are struggling emotionally. According to the counsellors at the meeting, students need to be in a solid “frame of mind” in order to learn and absorb the information they’re told. Without the counsellors this wouldn’t be possible, they said. Osborne urged the board to re-examine the budget deficit and “look for the loose change” - even if that means waiting another year to get new supplies such as computers, desks and chairs. But it isn’t that easy, said board chair Michael Ewen after the meeting. “We’re not even talking about dealing with the deficit. We’re talking about cutting $3.5 million to get in line with the money the Ministry (of Education) gives us,” he said. According to the proposed budget, the school district would cut 19.4 full-time teaching positions, 14.5 support staff positions, 35 special-education assistant positions and three other professional staff positions. While these cuts aren’t set in stone just yet, Ewen said the reductions need to be made in order to balance the budget by the June 30 provincial deadline. “Some of the issues around how we do those reductions, I think we can still look at. I don’t think that’s finished,” he said. But one thing is certain, come September, students will have access to less services than they had in the past, Ewen added. “The fact that we’re having to reduce and give less services to kids is unfortunate,” he said. “It means that they’re going to receive less services. It means they’re going to receive less support, and it means that everybody in the whole system suffers.”

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On display: Former Woodlands resident James Lash recently displayed his art at Eclipps Hair Café on Sixth Street. The salon is the first business to display works by members of the Community Living Society’s PotteryWorks program.

Salon supports arts program has become the first local business to display works by participants in the PotteryWorks program. “It is spectacular,” said Sharon Artists are getting a chance to show their wares, demonstrate their Amos, a stylist at Eclipps. “It is very skills and build their self-esteem in inspiring.” After one of her clients mentioned New Westminster. The Community Living Society the Community Living Society’s launched the PotteryWorks program art program, Amos checked out the 13 years ago and the program has PotteryWorks Facebook page. She’s grown by leaps and bounds. Working been coordinating the salon’s art disartists help provide instruction for the plays for about three years. “I try to show art in the salon,” she painters, potters and jewelry makers said. “This was even more special.” who participate in the program. Amos, who is also a painter, is “We started with six artists,” said Dee Blackmore, facilitator of the impressed with the quality of the PotteryWorks program. “Now we are artwork that’s created by people it the Pottery Works proup around 40.” gram. The program is based To email “There seems to out of a studio on Royal PotteryWorks, be more of a freedom Oak Avenue in Burnaby, scan with when they paint,” she where classes take place. said. “It seems to flow “They come from all over the Lower Mainland through them.” Eclipps Hair Café’s customers also – North Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Coquitlam, Burnaby, New enjoy the artistic offerings as they get Westminster, Vancouver, just about their hair done. “They love it,” Amos said. “They everywhere in the Lower Mainland,” Blackmore said. “We want to teach. are totally blown away by the fact We give all of them the opportunity they are special needs. It’s a nice reaction – we have actually had people to learn and grow.” The members’ artwork is dis- buy a couple of pieces.” Eclipps Hair Café changes its artplayed and sold at River Market at Westminster Quay. In addition to sell- work each month. It will continue to ing pottery and paintings in the space display works by PotteryWorks artat River Market, the artists often work ists, as well as other artists. “People come in – they look on projects so the public can see them around and think we have renovated. in action. Eclipps Hair Café on Sixth Street It keeps it fresh and new and interestBY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

ing,” Amos said. “It’s also promoting the artists in New Westminster and Burnaby area – a lot of times, galleries will bring in artists from outside the area.” Eclipps displayed art by James Lash last month and is displaying art by artists Rob Bell and Dan Tell in May. “They are both very different,” Amos said. “One is more abstract/ pastels; the other is more realism.” Lash, a former resident of Woodlands, is considered one of the program’s best painters. “He has been with our program since the beginning. He is a gifted artist,” Blackmore said. “He really loves Cheval and Monet – those are two of his heroes. The paintings are his interpretation of famous paintings.” PotteryWorks offers classes in wheel-throwing, homebuilding and slipcasting, as well as fine art painting. “Originally the purpose behind starting the program was to build their self-esteem and give them some connection with the community and for the greater community to have an understanding of what people with disabilities are capable of,” Blackmore said of artists involved in the society’s program. “It’s become more than that. It’s very healing in many ways. It’s also therapeutic. This has been discovered in the last decade.” ◗Art Page 4

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will have the opportunity to experience the rare privilege of viewing the regimental colours, which have not been paraded Parade goers will share in a histor- through the streets of the city since our ic moment during the annual Hyack 125th anniversary in 1988. This is truly a historic occasion, not only for Festival International Parade all Westies, but also the thouthis Saturday as The Royal sands of spectators along the Westminster Regiment takes parade route,” honorary coloup its bayonets and drums to “We are delightnel Karen Baker-MacGrotty celebrate the 50th anniversary ed parade specsaid in the release. “This year of the granting of Freedom of tators will have is extremely special for the the City. and our community In 1963, during the 100th the opportunity regiment as together we commemorate anniversary of the regiment, the military unit was recog- to experience the these significant milestones and honour the valiant connized for its years of service rare privilege tributions of members of the with a special honour, the Freedom of the City. of viewing regi- Royal Westminster Regiment According to a regiment mental colours,” to Canada.” The Royal Westminster press release, this honour regiment has been active in allows the royal regiment to New Westminster since 1863. march through the city in full- KAREN BAKERThere will be 250 regimenmilitary grandeur as an “affir- MacGROTTY honorary colonel tal members, as well as more mation of the bond between than 140 cadet members from the regiment and the citizenthe unit’s five cadet corps across the city, ry.” “We are delighted parade spectators marching in the parade on Saturday.

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it proved too troublesome for parents, who would have had to shuttle kids quickly from one school to another. In the end, it came down to the importance of the program, and parents, teachers, students, and trustees all agreed band

was too important to be offered outside of regular school hours. Trustee David Phelan moved that the board approve the recommendation to provide the program during preparation time and in “subsequent years” look at offering a band program

at Queensborough. His motion was quickly seconded and approved by all trustees. “We recognize the importance of these types of programs to our society, … and we must do what we can to protect the program,” Phelan said.

According to Blackmore, brain-mapping studies have show that art really helps improve brain function for someone with a mental disability. “It’s a really big thing for them to show the world what they can do,” she said.

The Community Living Society welcomes the opportunity to display the PotteryWorks’ members artwork in local businesses. “We do a lot of work here. We have more pottery than we can handle at River Market, tons of paintings,” Blackmore

said. “It’s about getting our artists and work out into the community.” For more information, go to the PotteryWorks Facebook page. Anyone interested in displaying artwork in their business can email potteryworks@ communitylivingsociety. ca.

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The march is on to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, a fatal disease of the lungs and digestive system for which there is no cure. On Sunday, May 26, Cystic Fibrosis Canada will host the Great Strides 5 kilometre walk in Queen’s Park to help raise funds to improve the lives of people living with this illness. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults,

according to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Each week in Canada, two children are diagnosed and one person dies from cystic fibrosis. Last year, half of those who died were 34 years old or younger. In New Westminster, local woman Eva Markvoort was four days away from her 26th birthday when she died from the disease three years ago. Her family and friends will be celebrating her life at the walk again this year with Team Reddy For a Cure. All funds raised from

the walk will support vital cystic fibrosis research and care programs funded by Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The ninth annual event will feature a barbecue sponsored by Mr. Mikes and live music from Freedom 95, as well as activities for kids. Registration opens at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11 a.m. Queen’s Park is located at 600 Eighth St. in New Westminster. For more information about cystic fibrosis, or to register for the fundraiser, visit www.cfvancouver.ca.

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Plenty of old and new celebrations in city As a city, New Westminster hovers are many residents who do not consider between a sense of reverence for the it something to boast about and would past and plans for the future. like to see it cancelled. During the past few years, some resiFor those who see New Westminster dents have touted the “new” as a beacon of what a modern New West while others have community can be, there are firmly supported the traditionevents such as Uptown Live. THE RECORD al Royal City. The fledgling festival features May Day is as traditional a pretty heady array of wellas you can get. There are very few known, up-and-coming bands such as communities in B.C. that can boast an The Belle Game and Bend Sinister. ancient festival celebrated for 143 years Kids here have the joyful and intimiin the same community. Though there dating responsibility of learning all of

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the complicated steps to dancing ’round the maypole – and there will be nightmares about being the kid who takes the whole thing down – ribbons, children and all. But they also get to grow up in a city where they’ll likely get to see their favourite bands on stage at a huge, free concert. The juxtaposition of these two celebrations being held during the same week is really what New Westminster is all about.

Western Canada’s oldest city is also going through a modern transformation, with a very careful balance being struck between old and new. It’s easy to prefer one over the other. Those residents with a nostalgic bent may have no time for changes that seem like a flash in the pan to them, while those pushing for a new identity for the city don’t want to focus on the past. But the great thing about this city is, there is plenty of room for both reverence and change.

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voters continue to turn their he great thing about polback on the ballot box. That’s not itical punditry is the abila good thing. ity to be right and wrong And what lurks beneath these at the same time and get away with it, which is why the pundits numbers should worry NDP who were no better at predicting operatives. In 1979, at the crest of its the outcome of the B.C. election support, Dave Barrett and the shouldn’t be expected to be any NDP won 46 per cent better at interpreting of the popular vote or the results. 646,188 votes out of 1.4 It’s quite simple: million cast. They still the B.C. Liberal Party DERMOD TRAVIS lost the election. Last set out to win at all week, Adrian Dix and costs and did. They the NDP won 39.5 per cent of the ran the better campaign, got vote or 643,399 votes out of 1.63 their vote out and won. They million cast. were even willing to throw a Over 35 years, the NDP has candidate or two under the bus seen its share of the popular vote to do it, as witnessed by two steadily decline and its actual full-page ads in Victoria’s Times vote stall, despite an electorate Colonist extolling the virtues of that has nearly doubled in size Green party leader Jane Sterk, over the same period. paid for by none other than the Parties that don’t grow their B.C. Liberal Party. base lose and risk withering Fault them for their tactics, away. While the Liberals grew but not even the huffing and their vote marginally over their puffing of political observers 1979 Socred brethren, they don’t over those tactics seems to reshave too much to boast about onate long with the voters who either. In 1979, the Social Credit ultimately decide elections. party won 677,607 votes. The What should be of concern B.C. Liberals pulled in 723,618 though is the emergence of an almost-constant pool of voters in votes. So who was the real winner B.C. and an equivalent block of in the voter sweepstakes last non-voters. Tuesday? Anything but. In 2009, 1.65 million voters In 1979, 81,282 voters opted cast a ballot. In the 2011 HST for anything but the Socreds or referendum, 1.61 million mailed the NDP. Last week that number in their vote. And last week, more than led to 262,405. 1.63 million made the trek to the As a share of the popular polls, although that number will vote, the percentage choosing rise slightly when absentee bal“anything but” grew from 5.6 lots are tallied. per cent of the popular vote to Looked at another way: close to half of the province’s eligible ◗Voters Page 7

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School counsellors vital for kids Dear Editor: An open letter to the school trustees of New Westminster: We are writing in response to the cuts to elementary and middle school counselling positions for the 2013/2014 school year. Over the past years, the elementary and middle school counselling levels in New Westminster school district have barely met the ever-increasing demands of our most vulnerable students. Currently, there are a total of 5.9 full-time equivalent counsellors to service 11 schools and a student population in excess of 3,800. In our view, the present working student/counsellor ratio is at best meeting a marginal standard of service. The cuts for next year and beyond would drop that 5.9 FTE to 1.8 FTE and make it virtu-

ally impossible to provide even a minimal level of service. We would move from a proactive, support model into reactive crisis management. What we do: Counsellors play a key role in the school system and are crucial in helping children with complex social and emotional needs. These needs must be met for learning to occur. Counsellors provide more than general guidance. As trained professionals we support children dealing with such issues as death, divorce, poverty, sexual abuse, physical abuse, trauma, family conflict and family violence. We work with children who have behaviour issues as well as emerging mental-health conditions, including the ever-increasing incidences of depression and anxiety. During any school day, we diffuse playground conflicts and provide a safe place for children to go ◗Counsellors Page 7

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when they are unable to cope. We work with students who are fearful to come to school, who are confused and hurting over separation and divorce, who are traumatized by family violence and who have witnessed events that are incomprehensible to adults let alone a sixyear-old. We work with students who live in poverty, who are lacking in social skills and a sense of self worth. Students who are withdrawn, feel helpless, and worse, feel hopeless about their future and believe they are invisible. This is the reality of the lives of some of our students. What they need is immediate and ongoing attention and support of trusted qualified professionals. The real picture: We deal with students cutting themselves and then posting images online. We have taken children for psychiatric assessment at Royal Columbian and attended discharge meetings at Children’s Hospital. We have assisted mothers and their children to leave a domestic violence situation and find a safe haven. We have intervened with students engaging in suicidal ideation and supported children after the death of a parent. We go into homes and bring children to school. We are immediately on site to support students, staff and each other after a critical incident. The real cost: A reduction in services will have a real impact in areas of learning, attendance, social/emotional development and the ability to manage school demands. It will inevitably impact classrooms, administrators, and teachers, further

increasing stress and burnout. A costly result in the end. But the most concerning cost is the one to children who will not receive the services they desperately need to succeed as learners. Our request: We ask that the school board reconsider the cuts to counselling positions in the elementary and middle schools. As counsellors, we can find other jobs. Indeed, our neighbouring school districts are currently recruiting. The children need to be the priority. In the end no one wants the children and families of New Westminster who, when they most need vital support, find that there is little or no response available. Ron Allanach, Sharlene Briggs, Judeth Clark, Louise Evans, Stella Horbal, Shanti Jayarajah, Scott Macleay, Doreen Malcolm, Jane Osborne, Shirle Schweers, via email

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South, Vicki Huntington was re-elected – the first independent to be so in B.C.’s history; and in Saanich North and the Islands, the NDP may very well have eked out a victory in the province’s tightest three-way race. Of course, there were the Wednesday morning quarterbacks who tried to bend the votes of other parties so far out of shape as to claim that suchand-such a party cost such-and-such a party the election. It may provide comfort to the defeated, but it’s an argument based more on wishful thinking than political acumen. Vote tallies can easily be moved from column-to-column

after the fact, voters aren’t so easily moved before the fact. But the message for the NDP in all these numbers is ominous, and it’s not just about Adrian Dix. The NDP has been nothing if not short of leaders. In the last nine elections, no less than seven have been put to the electoral test. It may have more to do with the brand. Something isn’t connecting with the voters that the NDP needs in order to win. And that soul-searching is going to be far harder on the party faithful than a leadership race ever will be. ◆ Dermod Travis is the executive director of IntegrityBC.

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t’s an action-packed weekend in the Royal City with a parade, a home tour and entertainment galore among the offerings. We’re continuing with our popular feature, The Record’s Top Five (or More) Things to Do This Weekend and offer the following suggestions for the May 24 to 26 weekend. Join in on one of New Westminster’s most popular traditions when the Hyack International Parade takes to the city’s streets on Saturday, May 25. The parade gets underway at 11 a.m. at Sixth Street and Eighth Avenue, before proceeding down Sixth Street to Third Avenue and onto First Street. Check out some of the Lower Mainland’s top indie bands when Uptown Live returns to the uptown neighbourhood. The Boom Booms, Good for Grapes, Bend Sinister, the Belle Game, the Shilohs, Buckman Coe and New Westminster’s very own Warren Dean Flandez are among the scheduled performers. The action gets underway right after the Hyack parade and features musical entertainment on three stages, the Flow Show BMX bike demonstrations, top Vancouver food trucks and the City of New Westminster’s family fun zone. The event starts about 1 p.m. in the uptown shopping district. For more information, visit www.hyack.bc.ca.

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New Westminster and Fraser Valley Canadian Club, meets at Justice Institute of B.C. at Eighth Avenue and McBride Boulevard. Social hour is 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Peter Goodwin from Goodwin and Mark LLP Barristers and Solicitors. For Reservations, call Nona at 604522-3821.

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◗ IN THE COMMUNITY

New Westminster Library joins in on Uptown Live fun ◗ P12 Explore history of city homes and neighbourhoods ◗ P14

ON DUTY: BEHIND THE SCENES AT RCH

ER doc has seen it all, over the years In a special series, reporter Marelle Reid chats with the people who make RCH run.

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ike Mostrenko is an emergency room physician who has been working at Royal Columbian Hospital for more than 15 years. The Record caught up with Mostrenko to find out what it’s like in the ER. Can you describe your role? Answer: Basically, it’s to provide a clinical service. So, I work in the emergency room ON MY BEAT approximately 15 or Marelle Reid 16 shifts per month; varying shifts, evenings and nights. How is an ER doctor different from a regular physician? They’re quite a bit different. …It’s quite an exciting environment where you’ve got very unstable, unwell psychiatric patients. We get violent patients, and just these really cute, sweet little old ladies who come in just feeling weak and dizzy, and from one stretcher to the next you really don’t know what you’re going to get. Larry Wright/THE RECORD

What’s the most common reason for people to come to the ER? The most common, though I hate to say it, is probably patients looking for narcotic prescriptions. In my own opinion, there’s probably a significant amount of narcotic prescribing out in the community, and eventually patients become quite dependent on it and so we see a fair bit of that. What’s the most dramatic experience you’ve ever had on a shift? That would probably have to be a Christmas house fire that three children were burned (in). It was a late-night thing about a decade ago. We had two children perish in our hospital from that fire and (we were) trying to save these three children simultaneously that had all gone into cardiac arrest. It was just so difficult on the hospital staff; our senior ambulance attendant, you could tell was just so disturbed by the whole event in our hospital, and you know, nurses, our critical-care teams. The pediatrician came down, who was quite a senior pediatrician, and he was very bothered by the whole thing. It was just such an experience outside of what a normal human should experience. But everyone performed amazingly well, and we did the best we could. We saved one child and two passed away, but it was just one of those terrible human stories that happen at Christmas

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A12 â&#x20AC;˘ Friday, May 24, 2013 â&#x20AC;˘ The Record

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Uptown Live set for Saturday BY DEBRA NELSON CONTRIBUTOR editorial@royalcityrecord.com

On Saturday, May 25, the fun doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t stop after the Hyack parade. Uptown Live is happening uptown around Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue, and everyone is invited. Enjoy music, food, family activities, and the City of New Westminster Family Fun Zone. City departments, including the New Westminster Public Library, will be there to inform and entertain. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fun

Zone on Belmont Street. The first thing youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll notice will be the big vehicles, including a garbage truck, dump truck, backhoe, fire truck and the electrical operations vehicle, otherwise known as the bucket truck. Kids of all ages (adults, too) are welcome to inspect the trucks and maybe climb on a few. An all-time favourite is the Zamboni, which will take a break from cleaning ice so you can inspect it up close. Of special interest, although much smaller, is the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new 100 per cent

electric car. And, if you havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seen the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Emergency Command Vehicle yet, you can step inside and take a look. The telescoping camera will give you a birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eye view of the surrounding area. There will be lots of fun for the kids, including crafts, face painting, and the chance to jump on the trampoline and run some relay races. The library will be there to show you whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new as well as introduce you to the new branch in Queensborough.

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The Record • Friday, May 24, 2013 • A13

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A14 • Friday, May 24, 2013 • The Record

◗ OUR PAST

Explore local history OUR PAST ARCHIE & DALE MILLER

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fascinating exercise to carry out about a particular piece of property includes finding out what the area surrounding the site was like over time. One method that works very well is to go decade by decade to see what was being developed in the home’s neighbourhood. Which house was first? When was it built? Is it still there? Who were the initial residents? The imagination can fill in wonderful scenes of land covered in trees and underbrush, gradually giving way to axes and saws as someone built their first home, perhaps homesteading, perhaps with a small garden, and on the story goes. Over the years we have been involved with proj-

ects by local school classes who wanted to know more about their particular neighbourhoods and how they had changed. Classes from schools such as McBride, Robson, Tweedsmuir and the high school enjoyed finding out what used to be in their immediate vicinity and what was still the same over the years. It can be eye opening to find out how “your area” grew up. An upcoming walking tour with a central focus of a very old house, will be exploring that building’s immediate neighbourhood from the 1860s, when there was little to accompany it on the hillside, to the present day, with a soon-to-be brand new school building. The story of the neighbourhood of this fine home includes a large number of sites and tales from almost 150 years of city history. The house at the centre

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◗ IN THE GAME

Vancouver International Field Hockey Tournament ◗ P18 Long pole helps school to first-ever NCAA Div. I championship ◗ P19

SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

Keeping the motorsports drive alive Driver looking to defend regional sports car title BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

Burnaby’s Dino Milacic is hoping to celebrate his 40th birthday with his first race win of the season in June. The manager of the Metrotown branch of Mark’s Auto Body was the Confederation of Autosports Car Club’s IP1 series champion last year. Milacic, who teams with colleague David Dalmonte, the 2012 GTM champion as MioDino Racing, has five races left from a six-race season to achieve his goal of back-to-back championships in the improved production class series at the River’s Edge road course at Mission Raceway. “I’m already behind the 8-ball,” Milacic said. “The only way I can win is to place first in every single race from here on.” The feat is not impossible, however. Milacic loves the BMW 330i he drives for its quickness and reliability. “It’s a pretty bulletproof vehicle,” he adds. Milacic always dreamed of being a race car driver, and although his dreams were muted somewhat when the Westwood track in Coquitlam closed the same year he acquired his driver’s licence, he never lost his passion for motorsports.

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Reliable wheels: Dino Milacic is behind the wheel of MioDino Racing’s BMW 330i for another season of local car racing at Mission Raceway this season. It rekindled in 1997 with his first driver training experience and was fueled outright when he drove in an invitational sedan race at the Molson Indy in 2002. Milacic longs for those days again and believes that better days are ahead

for local motorsports. “I’m not giving up promoting motorsports,” he said. Money has always been a limiting factor to how successful a would-be racer can be in the world of motorsports. But Milacic maintains

there are plenty of realistic options at the local and regional levels that can give novice drivers all the thrills of the big-name events. The Sports Care Club of British Columbia sponsors a varied race schedule involving two dozen race

classes at Mission Raceway each year. The key is a responsible budget that fits a driver’s ability to support his passion for the track. “It’s a competitive environment and I love it, but I think I have a world-class skill set,” Milacic said.

Clan star named region track athlete of the year BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

Simon Fraser University middle distance runner Helen Crofts was named the West region female track athlete of the year by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Clan senior is currently the Division II leader at 800 metres heading into this weekend’s NCAA Div. II outdoor championships. Crofts recorded a time of 2:04.53 in the metric half mile this season to lead all competitors by more than three seconds. Her time is

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also the sixth-fastest time in the event in Div. II history. In addition, Crofts is ranked seventh in the 1500m with a time of 4:26.85 and 10th in the 400m with a 54.46 clocking. Crofts recently won the Great Northwest conference championship in both events, and is also a member of the Clan’s eighthseeded 4×400m relay team. The Clan are in Pueblo, Colorado this week for the NCAA Div. II outdoor track and field championships, which began Thursday. Last Friday, Crofts was also one of six SFU athletes

named to the U.S. coaches association all-region team. Crofts earned the recognition for top five finishes in four separate events this season. She was joined by running mates Lindsey Butterworth and Sarah Sawatzky. Chantel Desch and Michaela Kane also earned all-region nods as members of the Clan 4x400m relay team, while field athlete Jade Richardson was named to the team after a Great Northwest conference title in the women’s discus. Twitter @ThomasBerridge

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On track: SFU’s Helen Crofts, left, was recently named the West region female track athlete of the year.

Stefan Milosevic led a Hyack Swim Club wave of record-setting efforts at the 39th annual Hyack Festival Youth Cup last weekend. The 17-year-old Cariboo Hill Secondary student won five age-group swims, setting new pool marks in each of the disciplines for the fourth-place-finishing club at the Canada Games Pool in New Westminster. Milosevic took the gold medal in the boys’ 50-, 100- and 1,500-metre freestyle swims. He also won the 200m backstroke and butterfly. The Hyack club product also placed runner-up in the 200m individual medley. Milosevic’s metric mile swim was voted the top swim of the meet. The Hyacks also got record swims from two other club members. Chris Baker set new marks in the 14-year-old boys’ 100 and 200m fly. Twelve-year-old upand-comer, Ethan Laing, also set an age-group mark in the 200m breaststroke. He placed second in both the 200 and 400m IM. In all, 32 meet records were bettered at the annual Hyack meet. “That’s pretty significant,” said Hyack swim coach Mark Bottrill. “They’re future Olympic hopefuls doing this outstanding stuff. It’s pretty exciting to see them dig in and perform.” Hyack swimmers also set new club records at the meet in relays. The 10-and-under girls’ team of Zoe Froh, Victoria Tocheva, Jaime Lavoie and Allison Wong swam into the record book in the free relay. Brian Ni, Dima Lin, Sehajvir Singh and Laing also set a new club mark in the 12-and-under free team event. Ni also medalled in six other individual events, winning gold in both the 100 and 1,500m free. He placed second in the 50m ◗Swim Page 19


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First-time Bryant falls to top seed at Division I nats Junior long pole Matt MacGrotty helped Bryant University get to a program-first NCAA national Division I field lacrosse championship tournament last week. Bryant wound up losing 12-7 to No. 1-ranked Syracuse University in the opening round of the nationals at the Carrier Dome in New York on Sunday. “What this day meant, not only for Bryant lacrosse but Bryant University, just can’t be put into words,” said Bryant head coach Mike Pressler in a school press release. “But at the end of the day, we came here to win, and there is no moral victory here. It was

about winning and advancing, and with the score 9-7 going into the fourth quarter, we were right where we wanted to be, and we just didn’t make the plays to close out the game.” Sophomore standout and Northeast conference player of the year Kevin Massa won an NCAA single-season record 22-for-23 faceoffs for Bryant against Syracuse, while a pair of Bulldog teammates scored hat tricks in the program’s first-ever NCAA Div. I tournament appearance. MacGrotty, who started all 19 games for the Bulldogs this season, led the team with 29 forced turnovers this season. He also had 35 ground balls.

In the playoffs New Westminster’s Kyle Turris is hoping he can help the Ottawa Senators make it to Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penquins in the second round of NHL playoffs. Turris has scored two of his five playoff goals to date against the Pens in games 2 and 4, both losses. He is currently tied for fourth place in playoff goal scoring and third among Sen’s in team scoring behind captain Daniel Alfredson and defenseman Erik Karlsson. In the playoffs, Turris is also a plus-1 and has a 54.5 efficiency percentage in the faceoff circle.

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free, 200m free and 200m back, while taking third in the 200m IM. Hattie Sun, 12, won bronze in 200m back, IM, and 400m IM. Lin won a bronze medal in the 100m back. Tualatin Hills of Portland, Oregon, took the meet title, while the current B.C. cham-

pion CHENA Swim Club from the North Shore finished in second place. Teams from as far away as Newfoundland and as near as Vancouver Island joined U.S. teams from Washington and Oregon states in the future’s meet that drew more than 450 top young swimmers to the Royal City. tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

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HOWARD, Roy Douglas July 16, 1913 - May 2, 2013 Roy passed away peacefully in the Royal Columbian Hospital. He was born in Armstrong, B.C. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joan, 1 son Dennis, Nephews Don Beadle, Doug, Rick, Bob, Lloyd, Rodney, and Ken Howard. Nieces Ilene Purdon, Bev Gaudette, Judith Brieley, Patty Howard Logan, and Carol Kneale. Grandsons, Tom and Bruce Machholz. Second Cousin Ethel Field. He was predeceased by his daughter Myrna. Sister Isabel Beadle. Brothers Joe, Jim, Matt and Bob Howard. A Celebration of Life will be held May 31, 2013 at 1:00pm at Centennial Lodge in Queen’s Park, New Westminster.

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CHILDREN 3015

Childcare Available

CREATIVE MINDS LIC’D. 1-5 yrs ECE Teacher, Educational Progs & Preschool. 18th Ave, Burnaby. 10% off 1st 3 mths. 604-525-5778

3040

Daycare Centres

BEE HOUSE Montessori Group Daycare. 2 locations in Burnaby Call 604 817-4584

LEGALS 5505

Legal/Public Notices

Notice to Creditors and Others RE: the estate of DAVID REES JONES, deceased, formerly of 402 - 5291 Grimmer Street, Burnaby, British Columbia. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of DAVID REES JONES, deceased, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to Shelley Lyall, Executor of the Estate c/o D.A. Schaffrick Law Corporation 1984 Comox Avenue, Comox, British Columbia, V9M 3M7, before July 5, 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.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Mary Constance Randoll Coate also known as Mary C. R. Coate, Mary C. Coate, Mary Constance Coate and Mary Coate, Deceased, late of 913 - 3755 McGill Street, Burnaby, British Columbia who died on March 14, 2013 at Burnaby, British Columbia are hereby required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned at 510 - 1040 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 4H1, on or before June 15, 2013, after which the Executors will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which the Executors then have notice. Carolyn M. Coleclough, solicitor for Frederick Roy McLeod and Betty Joan McLeod, Executors for the Estate

By virtue of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act, Mundies Towing, Storage & Service (1976) Ltd. will dispose of: 1) 1997 Ford F350 VIN# 1FDKF37G3VEB20778 RO: IRABS MOVING LTD 1) 2005 Nissan Sentra VIN# 3N1CB51D65L516673 RO: VARMA SIDDHARTH 1) 2004 GMC Wrecker VIN# 1GDJC34234E278100 RO: R & M AUTO INC. Units may be viewed and bids to be submitted on Monday May 27, 2013 at 5917 Thorne Avenue Burnaby, B.C. between 10:00am to 3:00 pm. All written bids to Mundies Towing, 5917 Thorne Ave, Burnaby, B.C. V3N 2T8.

BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $600. Mission 1-604-814-1235 CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca

3540

Pet Services PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

LUXURY PET HOTEL @ YVR New customer special $27/ night www.jetpetresort.com

restriction apply

HIMALAYAN Show Cats 5+yrs M/F 250.00 Kittens 500.00 up Approved homes with NO cats Port Moody 604-939-1231

PB RAG DOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, health guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-477-9961

SWIFT DOG SPORTS Training]Dog Walking]Pet Sitting www.swiftdogsports.com

6008-14

3040

Daycare Centres

FROG HOLLOW Montessori Central New Westminster 604 521-1355

Real Estate Services

6005

Chocolate Lab Pincher Pups, bottle fed, 9wks,dewormed & all shots $400 ea, 604-287-5298

CAMBRIDGE MONTESSORI New West & Burnaby Locations 778-668-7188 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

MALTESE X Puppies Jan 26. Brown Tri Color, White 2M 3F First Shots Dewormed Hypo Allergenic $600. Call: (604) 582-9911

KNOX OUT OF SCHOOL CARE 403 E.Columbia St, New West, Call 604 524-3880

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

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.

Preschools/ Kindergarten

BURNABY FRENCH Language Playschool, 6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby. Call 604 432-1323 SOMEWHERE TO GROW Montessori, 1320 - 7th Avenue, New Westminster. 604 517-0241 SUMMERHILL MONTESSORI Preschool. 1600 Cliff Ave, Bby 604 294-0240

New Westminster

Condos/ Townhouses

TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580

6008-28 6008-02

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

is a local guide for Kids’ Activities, Lessons, Education & Childcare. This Feature runs the last Friday of each month in The Burnaby Now and New West Record. To advertise call

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Email: dburns@van.net

6020

Houses - Sale Real Estate

At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

6020-06

Chilliwack

AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

Langley/ Aldergrove

Richmond

Abbotsford

PURE Bred Bull Terrier, with papers, female, blk/white, 11/mo, all shots $1800, 604-831-0631

Kids On The Go

SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788

6020-14

JACK RUSSELL X Border Collie 7yrs, 20lb, friendly to good home. NVan $negotiable 604-839-6113

THREE BEARS Children’s Ctr 9887 Cameron St, Bby 604 444-3302

3050

6008-18

Rates are going Up! Call Now. 2.60% 5 year Variable 2.79% 5 year Fixed Self Employed, Credit Damage OK, Commercial & Residential Martinique Walker, AMP Verico Assent Mortgage Corp Call: 604-984-9159

6008

For Sale by Owner

6015

6020-01

QUEENS AVE New West, 980 sq ft, 2 bdr, 2bth, 5th flr corner condo with 180 degree view. Nicely kept & recently updated only $257,300. PropertyGuys.com id 76804 or call 604-862-3805

MERSEYSIDE MONTESSORI Queensborough, New West 604 517-1117 PUDDLE JUMPERS 4304 Parker St, N. Burnaby Call 604 294-4413

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $405,000, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

604-724-7652

Dogs

MOSAIC BUILDING by BOSA #707- 2138 Madison Avenue, Burnaby, BC. $459,000 2 bedrooms & 2 full baths, features large kitchen with island, that lead into a spacious dining and living area. Gas burning fireplace & unobstructed southeast facing views off a large patio. Close to upcoming Whole Foods, shopping, coffee, schools and transit: Brentwood Town Centre & Gilmore Station. Macdonald Realty Ltd. direct 604.839.3231 mchow@macrealty.com www.melaniechow.ca

PET’S STAIN, ODOUR, SCRATCH on THE FLOORS? Call FIN 778-889-7106, member BBB A+. WoodStoneTile.ca One Stop Floors Care Solutions

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

3508

S. Surrey/ White Rock

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

6008-30

$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

Surrey ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

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

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A22 • Friday, May 24, 2013 • The Record

REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6020

Houses - Sale

6020-14

6030

Lots & Acreage

Apartments & Condos

1 BR/1BA Suite Reno’d, AVAIL. JUNE 1st. Includes heat & hot water. Laundry in building. N/S. Small pets OK. $800 mo. Email: aeadmin@telus.net

Langley/ Aldergrove

SURREY LOT 27, 4615sf NEW RF12 building lot, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637 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

6505

6035

Mobile Homes

6508

Apt/Condos

OWN THE land, Chilliwack, 1092sf, 2bdrm rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

6040

Okanagan/ Interior

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

6020-34

Surrey

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

6050 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

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304

6052 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

Out Of Town Property

Move In Bonus 810 ST. ANDREWS ST. 315 AGNES ST. NEW WESTMINSTER

Spacious suites, Sky train nearby, close to shopping and parks.

rentals@capreit.net www.caprent.com

1021 HOWAY ST. 1116 HAMILTON ST. NEW WESTMINSTER 1 bdrm from $850 2 bdrm from $1056 Spacious suites, Skytrain nearby, close to shopping and parks. RENTALS 604-521-8831

rentals@capreit.net www.caprent.com 1 BR’s $900-$950 2 BR’s $1150-$1300 Cameron St, Bby, great location! Lougheed mall, Rec center, schools & transit. Available Now 604-420-8715, 604-221-7720 www.lougheedproperties.com 2 BR green space, 5 min Lougheed Skytrain Stn. $1,500 +util, ns, np, Now 604-596-9047

Recreation Property

6020-46

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

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

COMPLETELY UPDATED approx 2000 sf, 4 BR, 3 full bth, central loc, RV prkg, nr schools,

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

815 - 5th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Apartments. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grnd prkg avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 COQ 2 BR apartment, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277

COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720, 2 BR $820. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935 COQ CENTRAL Howie, Lrg 1 BR condo avail immed, sec prkg. 3rd flr, view. NP. $850. 604-526-0020 COQ HOWIE Ave, 1 BR, Includes heat. Avail immediately. PETs welcome. ★ Call 604-626-6501

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

6508

Apt/Condos

New Westminster

739 PRINCESS ST Spectacular, large 2 BR Condo. Absolutely stunning 270 degree views. 2 bathrooms, 2 parking and great adult oriented building. No pets, non-smokers. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead ACD Realty 604 521-0311 View this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com

New Westminster 1 Br. Apt., $800/mo., Large Balcony, Updated, Near Transit & Amens. Small Pet Available OK.

1st of month

St Andrews Street Call 604.202.2420 NEW WEST NR RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $795 & bachelor $605. Incls heat/u/g parking, no pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: cedarsunset@shaw.ca PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

office: 604- 936-1225 ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

GARDEN VILLA 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

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

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

office: 604-463-0857 cell: 604-375-1768

WHITGIFT GARDENS 1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150

(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools

1-888-495-7106

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

office: cell:

604-937-7343 778-863-9980

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok. Bayside Properties Services

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

ESTATE SALE 5253 sf view lot in New West. Must be sold offers to $525k. Ed Unrau , Green Acres Rlty. (604) 872-8586, 807-0716

AMBER (W) 401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

552 Dansey Ave, Coq Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.

office: cell:

604-939-4903 778- 229-1358

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 604-420-1982 LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424

NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail July 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca

BBY S. 1 BR g/lev, lrg 950sf, very nice, sep kitch, own W/D. NS/NP. $875 incls utl. 604-526-7335

RIVERS INLET

COQ. $725/MO. 1 BD, 4 appls, stove, frig, washer, dryer. Close to all amens, avail June 1st, incls utils. NO PETS. 604-454-4540 COQ CENTRE, Bright 2 BR, sh’d W/D, $850 + shd utls. NS/NP. Jun 1. Near transit. 604-218-8164 N WEST 1 BR suite , w/d, lam flrs, 1 pkng, sm pet ok, f/p. Imed. $875 inc util. 604-352-2453, 777-1767

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, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR, $850. Avail June 1. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-346-6362

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

Townhouses (Coquitlam Centre area)

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.

604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.ca

NEW WEST Massey Hghts, 2 BR ste, sh’d W/D, gr lev entry, quiet, suits mature person. $650 incls utls. Now. NS/NP. 604-553-2720

7015

Escort Services

NEW WEST, Queensborough. Spacious, clean, bright 1 BR, grd/ lvl. N/S. $650/mo incl hydro/cbl. Near Skytrain, schools, outlet mall, Starbucks,Tim’s. CAT OK. Avail June 1. 604-765-7005 POCO, NEWER 2 BR g/lev ste avail now, own W/D. $850 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-944-7095

HOME SERVICES 8010

Alarm/Security

8060

Concrete

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE

604-463-7919

❏ All Jobs BIG & small ❏ Concrete Removal ❏ Seniors discount. Friendly, Family Business, 40+ years experience!

Systems Ltd.

604-240-3408

ALARM 8015

Appliance Repairs

8068

Demolition

DEMOLITION Excavating - Drain Tile

Houses - Rent

BBY, CUMBERLAND & 14th Ave, 3 BR, 2 baths, now, $1900. 604-376-0325 or 604-525-3870 BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2100. Avail NOW. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960 3BDRM Home - Central BBY. New paint, floors. Close to bus and all amens. Fenced yard. Double garage. No Pets/no smoking $2,000/ mo. Call: (778) 388-7936 or email: sgill1923@gmail.com.

6602

Townhouses Rent

BBY nr BCIT 1 person, 1 BR bsmt, quiet, shr w/d, 750 sf, ns, np $750 incl utils, 1-604-820-8664

office: 604-939-8905

6540

6605

COQ 2 BR $995 apts, quiet complex, incls hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amens, No pets. 778-323-4317

SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

Suites/Partial Houses

2BR, FOREST ST. BURNABY Gr. lvl incl. utils, cbl, internet. $875 mo. June 1. 604-708-1646

BBY, 4508 Ellerton Court. Clean, modern 2 BR bsmt, full bath, gas f/p. $950 incl hydro/cable/net & radiant heat. w/d, 950 sq ft. N/s, no pets. Near Metrotown Mall & bus. Immed. Call 604-761-3702

BBY, BCIT. Lower 2 BR, $700 & 1 BR $550, Upper 2 BR $1100; plus utls. Quiet, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. 604-294-4687 or 604-418-6249 BBY HIGHGATE Bright bachelor. N/s, n/p, no w/d. $550 incl hydro/ cable. Av Jun 1. 604-522-6773 BBY METROTOWN, 2 BR g/lev, f/bath, f/p. NS/NP. $950 incls utls. 604-451-5795 or 604-837-5795

NEW WEST. 1 BR Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. From $790. Call (604) 724-8353.

BBY METROTOWN, 2 Br ste, nr bus & skytrain, $995 incls hydro & gas, N/S, N/P. 604-802-6237

NEW WEST very lge quiet 1BR apt, h/w flrs, nr shops/bus, ns, np. $850. Now/Jun 1. 604-524-4775

BBY N, 1 BR, 5 appls, storage, incls cable/net. $800 + 1/2 utls. Jun 1. NS/NP. 604-942-1508

Old garage, carport, house, pool, break concrete & removal. Fully insured • WCB

604-716-8528

8030

Carpentry

* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

8035

Carpet Cleaning

CALL 604 715-7764 AMBER ROCHESTOR

ARBOUR GREENE LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $30,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY N 2 BR suite $850, share w/d & utils, some view, n/p.121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403

whitgift@concertproperties.com

BONSOR APTS Lots & Acreage

6602

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!

550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

office: 604-939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178

shops & bus. $795,000. 778-233-5500

6030

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

Suites Available

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. Office 604- 936-3907

S. Surrey/ White Rock

Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

415 Westview St, Coq

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 GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

1030 - 5th Ave, New West

JUNIPER COURT 244 SHERBROOKE St, 1 Ben, 1 Bath, bal, 585sf, lease, N/S, N/P, $850, NOW, Eric 604-723-7368 (Royal Pacific Realty)

6065

CALYPSO COURT

RENTALS 604-521-7259

Real Estate Investment

LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

Apt/Condos

Cell: 604-813-8789

1 Bdrm from $820 FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

6508

2 RMS+HALL=$70, Dry in 2 hr. Natural, non-toxic, BBB Accredited. 778-822-0346 www.FINTASTIC.ca

8055

Cleaning

8073

RNC DRAINAGE −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

8075

Drywall

VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Complete drywall & taping. 604-307-2295

8080 *HOUSE & HOME Cleaning* We are Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Call 604- 700 -9218

Drainage

Electrical

ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276

TWO LITTLE LADIES. For all your cleaning needs. Lic’d & Insured. Call 778-395-6671 A QUALITY CLEANING exp res /comm. low rate’s senior’s disc 778.239.9609 or 778.998.9127

8060

Concrete

PIATTELLI CONCRETE ★ Specialist in Removal ★ Replacement ★ Forming ★ Exposed Aggregate ★ Sidewalks ★ Driveways ★ Patios & Stamp Concrete Over 45 Years Experience Free Est., Seniors Disc. Thomas 604-897-5071

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. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

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CALL THE EXPERTS HOME SERVICES DRAINAGE

8195

SPACE BOOKING For: WEST SIDE DRAINAGE SERVICE LTD. 25 YRS. EXP. Rep: NWright Drain Tile • Driveway Drains Ad#: 1412700 Drainage • Video Pipe Inspection 778.846.5539

8087

Excavating

8140

Heating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc, Lic., BBB, 604-874-4808

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

Installation, Repairs and Maintenance. Serving Lower Mainland since 1980. 604-218-8572

Excavating - Drain Tile Demolitions. Fully insured • WCB 604-716-8528

8090

Fencing/Gates

West Coast Cedar Installations New, repaired or rebuilt ★ Fences & Decks ★ 604-435-5755 or 604-788-6458

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

8155

Landscaping

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING ★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, pavers, ponds & walls, returfing, demos, drainage, jackhammering. Old pools filled in, decks, concrete 604.782.4322

Lawn & Garden

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

604-771-8885

Residential & Commercial Landscape Maintenance • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Rake • Hedge Trim • Tree Pruning • Lawn Repairs • Yard Clean-up Garden Designing & Installation.

Free Est. 604-779-6978 www.alljobslandscaping.com

Artistry of Hardwood Floors Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Golden Hardwood & Laminate & Tiles. Prof install, refinishing, sanding & repairs. 778-858-7263 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

Gutters

AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES

No More HST! BOOK NOW! • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs • Roofing & Roof Repairs • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention 25 year Warranteed Leaf & Needle Guard

WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee

604-340-7189

Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741

Gardening Services Lawn Maintenance Landscape Design Residential & Commercial William KIM • 28 years exp.

604-518-3571 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, cutting, weeding, trimming, cleanups. Reliable. 604-723-2468

ACCREDITED BUSINESS

atyourhomeservicesgroup.ca DIRTY WINDOWS? DIRTY GUTTERS? Black Bear Window Cleaning does windows, gutters & siding. Insured & Guaranteed. Commercial & Residential. Call: 778 892-2327

Gutter & window cleaning, power washing. Prompt, professional. 30 yrs exp. Simon 604-230-0627

8130

Handyperson

A Semi Retired Tradesman Build or Repairs - small jobs only. Richard • 604-377-2480 HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011

1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

B&Y MOVING

S Johnson Garden & Lawn Care services. BCLNA member. Please call 604 753 9529.

8175

Masonry

Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s, 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

Spring Specials $ 3 ROOMS 299 (Walls Only)

Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates

Call Now: 780-6510

Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

604-708-8850

TCP MOVING • Licensed & Insured. • Local & storage. • Ca & US long distance.

AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 EXP PROF movers fully equip, piano specialist. Evening moves available. George 778-875-8202

MILANO PAINTING & RENOS Int/Ext. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured. 604 551-6510 PAINTING FOR LESS $$$ European quality Since 1982 Lowest Price Guaranteed! Interior experts. Paul 778.919.2213

8200

Patios/Decks/ Railings

★TUFFDECK.CA★

Water Proofing, Railings & Gates

Call 604-600-2747

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ASPHALT PAVING Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole Commercial & Residential ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Plumbing

WESTMOR Plumbing Ltd

8193

Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS OIL Tank Removal. Certified, Insured, Reasonable Rates. A+ BBB. 604-724-3670

8195

Res - Com Professional Service FLAT RATE 7 DAYS/WK

604-551-8531 Honest Service Lic - Ins - Bonded

Painting/ Wallpaper

AAA

PRECISION PAINTING • Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Experience • Fully Insured • WCB Covered Residential Specialists

778.881.6096

ALLQUEST PAINTING

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc. Lic. BBB, 604-874-4808 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

8225

Power Washing

POWER WASHING GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prompt Professional Service 30 years experience

778-997-9582

Simon 604-230-0627

D&M PAINTING Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate

604-724-3832 RONALDO PAINTING (1981) Master in Quality , fully insured, Free estimate, 778-881-6478

We are pleased to offer High Quality Home Improvements • New construction • Renovations - Basements • Additions - Decks • Kitchens - Bathrooms • Laneway Houses - Drainage *No job too big or too small

WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee

PRESSURE WASHING, SIDING, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

A-1 CABINETS, suites, granite, bathrooms, c-top, tiles, flooring, paint, blinds. Bob 604-366-7042

9125 8250

Roofing

Liability Insurance, WCB, BBB, Free Estimates

604-983-0133

10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721 A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437

TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983

A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: sjscot@shaw.ca (604) 794-3428.

9145

Scrap Car Removal

FREE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL CASH FOR ALL COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

MIKE: 604-872-0109 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

THE SCRAPPER Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. BBB member

8255 Home Renovations Expert Bathroom, kitchen remodels + more 604-307-2837 accentcontracting.ca

2006 SMART Car for two, diesel, convertible, new tires, 61,091 km. Gd cond. $9,900. 604-942-8351

No Wheels, No Problem

* Expires in 30 days ACCREDITED BUSINESS

Domestic

Bros. Roofing Ltd. Over 40 Years in Business SPECIALIZING IN CEDAR, FIBERGLASS LAMINATES AND TORCH ON.

604-340-7189

Rubbish Removal

604-RUBBISH 782-2474

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155

E

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

www.RenoRite.com

Save Your Dollars

 RenoRite 604 451 0225

Bath Kitchen Suites & More A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936 ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

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

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

D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832 High United Construction New build, renos, drywall, tile, stucco, plumbing, patio cover. Big/small. Randy 604-250-1385 Reno’s: Basement Suites, Kitchens & Baths, Electrical services etc. • 604-728-4336

8250

Trips start at

• Roofing & Roof Repairs • Duroid, Cedar, Torch-on • Moss Control, Removal & Prevention • Gutter Installation, Cleaning & Repairs

WCB – Fully Insured 100% Money Back Guarantee

$49

B i n s f ro m 5 - 3 0 y a rd s a v a i l .

John 778-288-8009

10% OFF with this ad w w w.student worksdisposal.com

BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

DC STUCCO. 21 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385

8309

Tiling

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION A+

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333

Asking $2250 obo 604-467-8914 after 7pm

9160

Sports & Imports

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270 1999 TOYOTA Camry V, 4dr, 4 cyl, auto, AC, exc cond, well serv, aircared. $4986. 604-434-5318

9515

Boats

PTV TILE INSTALLATIONS Ceramic Tile, Porcelain, Slate, 20 Yrs Exp. Santo 778-235-1772

8315

Tree Services

604-340-7189

atyourhomeservicesgroup.ca

Black with leather interior. Fully loaded, aircared, excellent condition.

Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760

8300

No More HST! BOOK NOW!

95 CHEV BLAZER LT

Student Works

Roofing

AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES

1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 lancebright@hotmail.com

Disposal & Recycling

CONCRETE FORMING & framing crew specialist available 604-218-3064

ACCREDITED BUSINESS

Interior & Exterior # UNBEATABLE PRICES # Free Est. / Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

Free Estimates!

NO TAX Special! *

www.chrisdalehomes.com

Low Budget Moving.com

TLL MOVING Local & Long Distance. Good Rates. Licensed & Insured. Call 778-389-6357

AT YOUR HOME SERVICES GROUP

SAVE 20% when you Book NOW Interior / Exterior Specialist. Free Est. Marc ★ 778-867-0179

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

★ 604-652-1660 ★

Renovations & Home Improvement

Bill 604-298-1222

604-618-2949 Local & long distance Call 604-720-0931 brothersmovingservice.com

8240

DJ PAINTING, Int/Ext. Com/Res. Drywall repair. Free ests. Cell: 604-417-5917, 604-258-7300

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

Quality Work You Can Trust! A & W Landscape • Tree & Hedge, Clean-up, Power Wash, Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

7291234

45

QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT. A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302

& EXTERIOR SPECIALS 10% OFF

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

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

Park’s Landscaping

8125

AFFORDABLE MOVING

604-505-1386 604-505-9166

604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

HARDWOOD FLOOR SERVICES

8185

Moving & Storage

1 to 3 men from $40

8160

Fully Insured 20 yrs. exp. • Free Est. Call 604INTERIOR

Magic Star Painting

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

Century Hardwood Floors

HENRY’S

FAIRWAY PAINTING

Burnaby & New Westminster | www.westsidedrainage.com

HOME SERVICES

Painting/ Wallpaper

The Record • Friday, May 24, 2013 • A23

14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4500. 604-519-0075

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

9522 9110

RV’s/Trailers

Collectibles & Classics

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 2 door hardtop, all original, collector plates, $7500 obo. Call 604-874-4397

1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890


A24 • Friday, May 24, 2013 • The Record

WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective May 23 to May 29, 2013. We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Grocery Department

Meat Department assorted varieties

skim, 1 or 2%

4.29

2L product of Canada

SAVE

12%

19.99

29%

product of Canada

650g product of Canada

Rebar Organic Energy Bars

Boylan Sodas assorted varieties

2/3.00

28%

Nature’s Path Frozen Organic Waffles

SAVE

37%

regular retail price

4/5.00

Tre Stelle Grana Padano Cheese Wedge

355ml or 4 pack +deposit +eco fee product of USA

4.39/100g

product of Bolivia

36% 6.99

Bakery Department Mini or Regular Hearty Raisin Bran or Oatmeal Blueberry Lemon Muffins

1.00 off

WOW! regular retail PRICING price 300-600g

3/6.99

284-425g % product of USA

35-40

1.5L product of Canada

Uncle Luke’s Maple Syrup

Late July Organic Tortilla Chips

medium

assorted varieties 1L jug • product of Canada

Whistler Glacial Spring Water 1L +deposit +eco fee

product of Canada

2/6.00

Cascades Extreme Paper Towels

2.59

2 pack product of Canada

bags or bins

20% off regular retail price

WOW!

PRICING

18.99

6/98g

Bio-K+ probiotic products help to strengthen your natural defenses and maintain a healthy intestinal flora.

Genuine Health greens+ daily detox

52.99

414g

For safe and effective full-body cleansing, consider greens+ daily detox. Containing a full serving of the nutrient and antioxidant-rich greens+.

Organic Wholewheat or Flax Bread

1.00 off regular retail price 530g

156-170g • product of USA

Organic Popcorn

Bio-K Plus Probiotic Calcium

assorted varieties

SAVE

Bulk Department Health Care Department

reg 5.39

Jyoti Canned Indian Meals

SAVE

4/5.00

.50 off

from

39-48%

3 per bag product of USA

PRICING

regular retail price

from 2.49 SAVE 227-300g

210g product of Canada

2.98

WOW!

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

17.99

1.00 off

GoGo Quinoa Pasta

2/6.00

Eco Max 2X HE Liquid Laundry Detergent

Organic California Grown Romaine Hearts

half

40%

assorted varieties

.98lb/ 2.16kg product of Canada

whole

200-250g product of Ecuador

SAVE

50g product of Canada

PRICING

Roasted Specialty Chickens

2/7.00

40%

WOW!

Deli Department

assorted varieties

SAVE

PRICING

4.99lb/ 11.00kg

Kiwa Vegetable Chips

3/9.99

1.48lb/ 3.26kg

WOW!

B.C Grown Red on the Vine Tomatoes

value pack

235ml product of Canada

35%

Organic California Grown Broccoli

product of USA

2.69

SAVE

4.99lb/ 11.00kg

Spring Creek Lean Ground Beef

assorted varieties 1.8kg

assorted varieties

SAVE

PRICING

Tree of Life Organic Spreads

assorted varieties

17%

WOW!

946ml +deposit +eco fee product of Canada

34%

Danone Activia Yogurt

SAVE

2/7.00

SAVE

Edelweiss Premium Granola

SAVE

Whole Organic Chickens

Happy Planet Fresh Fruit Smoothies

Dairyland Plus Lactose Free Milk

Produce Department

Carlsons Lemon Fish Oil

Rice Bakery

18.99

Rice Nut and Honey Breakfast Bread 150g or Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin 3 pack

Fish provides the important polyunsaturated omega 3's, EPA and DHA, which aid our well being by promoting cardiovascular health.

WOW!

PRICING

2.00 off regular

200ml

retail price

WOW! PRICING

Seminars & Events: At Choices Floral Shop and Annex 2615 W 16th Ave., Vancouver. Tuesday, May 28, 6:30-9:30pm. Girls with Fish: Cooking Demo and Dinner with Chef Karen Barnaby, Mark Anthony Wines and Ocean Wise. Cost $70 with partial proceeds to Ocean Wise. Prepayment is required. Register online or in person at the W 16th location.

Look for our

WOW!

Thursday, May 30, 6:30-8:30pm. Gluten-Free Gets Easier: Cooking Demo and Tastings with Sheila Fetter and Nicole Fetterly, RDs. Cost $30 (includes copy of the Gluten-Free Food Guide, 2nd Edition). Register online or call 604-736-0009. 2010, 2013 Awards. Your loyalty has helped Choices achieve these awards. Thank you!

PRICING Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/ChoicesMarkets

Best Organic Produce

Best Grocery Store

Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ChoicesMarkets

2010-2012

www.choicesmarkets.com Kitsilano

Cambie

Kerrisdale

Yaletown

Rice Bakery

South Surrey

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

Floral Shop

1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna 250.862.4864

2615 W. 16th Vancouver 603-736-7522

Royal City Record May 24 2013  

Royal City Record May 24 2013

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