N E W
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
W E S T M I N S T E R
INSIDE FEATURE: Looking back at ‘Ice Age’ ◗P3
Local cop attacked with knife BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
A New Westminster Police Service officer had to be treated for facial lacerations after a man slashed him with a knife on Saturday night. The officer was responding to a distress call in Queen’s Park when he approached the suspect sitting at a picnic table, according to Acting Sgt. Bruce Carrie. The man, armed with a knife, lunged at the officer suddenly and slashed him across the cheek. The resulting gash required several stitches to close. Despite being injured, the officer was able to disarm the suspect but was not able to apprehend him. The man ran off in the direction of McBride Boulevard and East Sixth Avenue. Police are now looking for witnesses or anyone with information that may help identify. the suspect, who is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, 6-4 and 250 lbs. Police say he has a muscular build and black hair, shaved on the sides with a “fade” on the right side of his head. The man was shirtless at the time of the attack but was wearing green and black camouflage cargo shorts, white socks and white Nike shoes. Carrie said the officer is back to work already, with a few stitches to show for the incident. “He’s a trooper. He’s back to work and doing well. It would be a very traumatic incident,” Carrie said Tuesday. “I had a brief conversation with him this morning and he seems to be doing good.” www.twitter.com/BrentRichter
Black won’t seek re-election In an exclusive interview with The Record yesterday, MLA Dawn Black announces plan to step aside at next election
BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER
There was no health scare or tap on the shoulder from a party executive that prompted Dawn Black to decide that after almost 40 years in politics, it was time to let go. “It’s time,” Black told The Record. “It’s time for me to step aside, and that’s why I’m announcing I won’t be seeking re-election in the next provincial election.” In an exclusive interview with The Record, Black said she came to the decision in the last couple of weeks and felt it was important to let the local constituency office know of her intentions. “I keep on hearing how the Liberals want to call an election, maybe even as early as next month (September), and that’s why I wantFor more video coverage ed to let everybody of this story, go to know what my www.royalcityrecord.com plans are,” said Black. “I will serve out my term as MLA for New Westminster. That may mean I’m done by next month, or it means I’ll serve out my full term to 2013.” Black started campaigning for the NDP under Dave Barrett in 1973, and she steadily moved up the ranks, most notably working as executive assistant to New WestminsterBurnaby MP Pauline Jewett and for John Cashore, provincial MLA for MaillardvilleCoquitlam. Black first served as a federal MP for New Westminster-Burnaby from 1988 to 1993 before consecutive losses to Paul Forseth sent her into charitable and humanitarian work. She then put her time and energy into local charities, including serving as a board member for Habitat for Humanity, co-chair of the Ismaili Walk for Charity in 2002 and board member of the Justice Institute of B.C. Black also worked as a development trainer in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bahrain, Cambodia and Vietnam, helping to restore democracy to those countries. She returned to the federal stage in 2006, defeating Forseth to win New Westminster-Coquitlam. She retained the seat in 2008, but resigned in
LOOKING FOR A VERY SPECIAL HOME? GIVE ME A CALL. www.traceydavies.com
Tracey Davies, REALTOR MEDALLION CLUB MEMBER
www.traceydavies.com 435 North Road Coquitlam
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
Larry Wright/THE RECORD
Moving on: MLA Dawn Black, seen here during an exclusive interview with The Record yesterday, plans to publicly announce today that she won’t be seeking re-election. 2009 to seek the provincial seat in the Royal City that was vacated by an ill Chuck Puchmayr. Black’s time in Victoria was highlighted by her turn as interim leader in late 2010 and
◗Black Page 5
CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING
New Westminster City Councillor
Simply the ﬁnest service, selection & quality ESTIMATES ALWAYS FREE! Master craftsman 35+years experience www.theframeshop.ca
early 2011, after Carole James resigned. “No one else in our caucus could have provided the support and leadership to get us through that time,” James told The
121 Third Avenue, New Westminster
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK
By Appointment call Peter Berger
A02 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
All the fun without the purple toes
We Make Great 18.9L lls eﬁ R r e t $2 Wa t Jus id a p ~ e pr h t i f w o e s a purch ﬁlls 10 R e
Reader’s Choice Award Sale
! S Y A D 2 1 N I S D N E SALE 10% Off
Any Wine Made on Premise* Expires Aug 15, 2011 Cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions *Does not include Barrel Aged Wines
NEW N O I T A C LO
Come see why we are #1 THE WINE FACTORY 604-540-8907
649 Front Street, New Westminster
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A03
◗IN THE NEWS City wants seniors involved in planning ◗P5 12th Street Music Festival ◗P8
Exploring Vancouver’s ‘Ice Age’
Local historian delves into New Westminster’s role in early ice industry BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER email@example.com
People think nothing of enjoying a cool ice cream cone or an ice-cold beverage, but ice wasn’t always so easy to come by in New Westminster. Burnaby resident and history buff Len Amiel has written a book about the history of the ice industry in the region: When the Ice Age Came to Vancouver: 1892 to 1990. His grandfather was one of the early pioneers connected to the ice, ice cream and fuel companies in the early days of Vancouver. “My grandfather was in the ice business. I started thinking, let’s take a look at this. I spent about 12 years writing about it,” he said. “There were things I never dreamed of. When you starting working on this, you never know what the devil you are going to find.” Amiel did his research at various places, including the New Westminster Public Library. He worked for B.C. Tel for 35 years, before his retirement 26 years ago. “I was a historian in the Pioneers for years,” he noted. “I had access to the telephone library. I went through every phone book from 1895 to about 1990. I looked at each one and wrote down all the ice companies. It took me a while.” Those records helped him compile a record of all the ice and ice creaming making companies and cold storage companies that made their own ice in the area. “The first one came about 1892 by three gentlemen. It was the Texas Lake Ice Company,” he said. “There was an office in New Westminster. They built one on Front Street and one on Pender Street in Vancouver. In the early days, Amiel said ice used locally came from Texas Lake. Later, it was made locally. “In the beginning, it was cut at a lake near Hope and stored in sawdust,” he said. “They built a warehouse on Pender Street and one in New Westminster. The first plant that made the ice was in New Westminster on Front Street.” The Texas Lake Ice Company had a warehouse in New Westminster at 261 to 269 Front St. “An ice house was built at Texas Lake (near Hope, B.C.) to supply ice to Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company,” stated the Memory B.C. website. “The company’s three horse-drawn rigs were the first suppliers of ice in Vancouver. By 1896 the company was taken over by Cleeve Canning and Cold Storage Company of Vancouver and New Westminster.” According to Amiel, more than 55 ice companies operated through Vancouver’s early history. In his book, he writes that a number of companies started in New
Larry Wright/THE RECORD
Cold as ice: Above, Len Amiel has turned a fascination with Vancouver’s ice industry into a book, When the Ice Age Came to Vancouver: 1892 to 1990. The 82-year-old author used telephone directories as far back as 1895 to help with his research. At left, Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage was located at 261 to 269 Front Street in New Westminster in the late 1890s. Photo courtesy New Westminster Public Library/THE RECORD
◗Ice Page 4
Only in New West Last week’s question Have you returned your ballot for the HST referendum? YES 85% NO 15% This week’s question Are you disappointed that Dawn Black won’t be seeking re-election? Vote at: www.royalcityrecord.com
6/7 Letters 9
10 Around Town
13 Sports 20 Classifieds
Toys R Us
Theresa McManus’s Blog A blog about news that doesn’t always ﬁt in print Connecting with our community online
A04 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Ice: New Westminster played a big role in early industry in region ◗ continued from page 3
Westminster, including the Columbia Packing and C.S. Co. (1895 to 1903), New Westminster Ice Co. (1914 to date unknown), Royal Ice Co. (1914 to 1916) and Westminster Ice Co. (1936 to date unknown.) “My grandfather Alf Amiel started working for one of the early ice companies – Almond,” he said of the Vancouver-based company. “That was about 1911. Then he went out on his own. He delivered ice and fuel.” Amiel-Almond Ice Co. supplied, wood, ice and coal from its headquarters in Vancouver. When his grandfather’s company went bankrupt, Amiel said it went on to become the Morrow Ice and Fuel Co. “It became one of the largest ice companies around,” he said of a company whose motto was “Call to Morrow for your ice to-day.” Amiel, 82, used old telephone directories dating back to 1895 to help with his research. “As the years progressed and Vancouver’s population grew more and more, ice and ice cream companies came into being, many lasted only a few years and others prospered,” he said. The New Westminster Environmental Almanac, which was written by the Douglas College Institute of Urban Ecology, noted that ice making and cold storage were a part of the Royal City’s industrial history. “As with many things, changes take place over time, the use of coal, sawdust and wood was greatly reduced with the coming of natural gas which was so much
cleaner and more convenient,” Amiel wrote in his book. “And of course the ice producing part of the companies were slowly fading away when the refrigerator started to be mass produced after World War 2.” New Westminster historian Archie Miller said ice was brought down to the Lower Mainland by rail companies. “They used to go up there in the winter, gather the ice, bring it down here,” he said. “They would store it there as well.” Miller said the companies would dig giant holes in which they stored the ice. Insulated by products such as straw and hay, the ice would remain frozen for a considerable time and last through much of the hot season. The Texas Lake Ice Company was a prominent building on New Westminster’s waterfront for many years. Miller said ice companies would have been drawn to areas such as New Westminster, Ladner and Steveston because of their proximity to the fisheries. “They had to find a way to hold fish products,” he noted. “You will get them for that. Otherwise they have to get the fish out fresh or smoke it or salt it.” Although refrigerators were invented in the late 1800s, Miller said they were slower to arrive in this part of North America. Growing up in New Westminster, Miller recalled ice being delivered into the late 1940s and early 1950s. “As a kid, this guy would chip. There would be little shards of ice,” he said. “You’d try to get a hold of them.” Longtime Royal City resident Jim
Larry Wright/THE RECORD
Looking back: Len Amiel with some of the tools of the early ice trade. The Burnaby historian has written a book about the history of Vancouver’s ice industry. Johnston also recalls ice deliveries. He moved to New Westminster in the early 1950s. “Your iced was delivered by horse,” he said about Arctic Ice. “They had a wagon.” Miller also recalls reading historical
accounts that told of companies coming to town and selling shaved ice topped with a cordial on top, creating something akin to today’s Slurpee. He said the visits from these sellers of shaved ice were such a community highlight that they made newspapers of the time. Eventually, people had iceboxes in which they could keep items such as milk cool. “You put the block of ice on the top and it dripped through,” Miller said. “It had a little drain. It would drain through. You put stuff in the bottom.” In addition to writing When the Ice Age Came to Vancouver, Amiel also penned another self-published book: This Crazy English Language. Amiel, 82, believes that reading and writing help maintain his mental health. “I sort of worked on both of them at the same time,” he said. “That one explains some of the colloquialisms. There are over 5,500 and I am working on a second book now. You would not believe what we say.” Expressions like itsy-bitsy, cockamamie and diddlysquat can make life challenging for people learning English, Amiel noted. “I have sold 400,” said Amiel, who recently had another 150 copies of This Crazy English Language printed. “This is my hobby.” Amiel is interested in hearing from anyone who may have items relating to the region’s ice industry history, such as tongs and photographs. He can be reached at 604-435-9505. www.twitter.com/TheresaMcManus
NO LI W
Sweet Deals Daily
IS A Click AWAY
Place your print or online classified ad through our Eas self-serve website 24/7 y
$49 for 3 Rooms of Carpet Cleaning from NationWide Carpet & Duct Cleaning
a Sec nd ure
(a $109 value)
Go to www.swarmjam.com
How does SwarmJam work? SwarmJam brings you amazing deals on the coolest shows, restaurants, fashion, activities and family adventures. We can deliver great offers because we assemble a group called “The Hive” with combined purchasing power. To join a group, click the “Buy Button” and follow the instructions. You will only be charged if the group is big enough. If you want the Swarm, spread the word far and wide because we can’t get it unless we have enough people. You can share it easily using the social media links on each deal page. Find a Swarm and join the Hive... you’ll save big time!
Go to royalcityrecord.com and Click on classifieds
Go to www.swarmjam.com to join The Hive and ﬁnd some great deals!
To see your business here - Call 604-572-0064
For one week in October small is beautiful.
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A05
City looking ahead to post-election council BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re planning on running for city council – and getting elected – you should mark Dec. 5, 2011 on your calendar. New Westminster city council
has amended its 2011 meeting schedule to set Dec. 5 as the inaugural meeting of the new city council. That’s the day that members of city council will be sworn in for their three-year term of office. The civic election, held every three years, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19.
New Westminster is using new tools to help make municipal planning and development processes more friendly to seniors. In 2010, the City of New Westminster applied for funding from the Union of B.C.
Municipalities seniors housing and support initiative/age friendly community planning and projects grants, and received $20,000 to develop a seniors’ engagement toolkit. This will help city staff to better engage seniors in municipal planning. “The toolkit, while targeted at
seniors, will also benefit all segments of the community,” said a report. “It will create more inclusive and responsive engagement processes, enabling everyone, whether a newly arrived immigrant, a person with a disability or a senior, to participate and make a meaningful contribution.”
Black: Her shoes are impossible to ﬁll, says former NDP leader ◗ continued from page 1
Record on Tuesday. “Her strength of character, her values, her long history in the party, that was what she brought to the table and what brought our party back together.” James said that convincing Black to come to Victoria took a lot of personal calls in 2009. “I really didn’t think she would come,” said James. “She was serving as defence critic in Ottawa at the time and she was doing great things in Ottawa. When we knew Chuck wasn’t going to run, her name was the first one that we thought of.” And in late 2010, when James’ leadership was in peril, Black was one of the people James leaned on. “When I made the deci-
sion to resign, I didn’t tell many people, and one of the few people I called was Dawn,” said James. “She was a great friend to me during that whole time.” James said she’s happy that Black is leaving on her own terms. “She has done so many extraordinary things and those will be impossible shoes to fill,” said James. “There’s only one Dawn Black.” Echoing those sentiments was former federal NDP leader Ed Broadbent, who was happy for Black personally. “From the outset, it was an absolute delight to work with her,” said Broadbent. “She was a very positive, well-informed human being who was dedicated to the well-being of all her
constituents. ... More than private member’s bill that that, she had a great sense established Dec. 6 as an of fun, an infectious laugh annual National Day of and she was exactly what Remembrance and Action on Violence we needed in Against Women. the party. “I am proud Broadbent said Black “From the outset, of that because it was only the secprovided a strong female it was an abso- ond time a private member’s voice, not just lute delight to bill had gone for the party, through,” said but for the work with her. Black. “And it country. She was a very was a lot hard“Dawn er back then brought a lot positive, wellyou of civility to informed human because needed unaniOttawa,” said mous support. ... Broadbent. being.” All it would’ve “She was taken for it not to the voice of ED BROADBENT go through is one women.” Former federal leader MP to stand up It was and oppose it.” that voice The 68-year-old said her that allowed her to successfully lobby for and get decision to step away from the votes to pass the 1991 politics will allow her to
spend more time with husband Peter, her three sons and her seven grandchildren. In fact, the tipping point for Black was a family event she had to miss. “Because of a prior political commitment, I had to miss my granddaughter’s birthday party,” said Black. “I don’t want to miss any more of these family events.” Black said she has no regrets in her almost four decades of political campaigning and representation and she has only good memories of her political odyssey. “You’re not going to see the end of me,” she said. “I’ll still be at community events, I’ll still be around. “But now it’s time for me to step aside and let someone else advocate
for the people of New Westminster,” she said. Black has plans to travel – “I’ve never been to China or Australia and New Zealand,” she said – and she has a group of friends she would like to visit in Newfoundland. The local NDP constituency office is now starting the process of looking for Black’s successor.
DENTURE CLINIC 604-522-1848 Henry NG, R.D. Denturist Dental Mechanic since 1979
• Denture, Implant Denture • Partial Denture • Reline • Repair • Soft Liner All Dental Plans Accepted Conditionally Guaranteed
442 - 6th Street,
New Westminster (on Bus Route 106)
5412 A Imperial Street, Burnaby (Royal Oak SkyTrain)
GerardMAJOR Pe r s o n a l R e a l E s t a t e C o r p o ra t i o n
RE/MAX Advantage Realty 102-321 6th Street, New Westminster V3L 3A7
OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 PM
804 Scott St. - $599,900
Perfect starter home. Bright 3 bdrm + den, 2 bath family home in desirable Massey Heights w/fantastic views of Mt Baker & Fraser River. Functional layout, needs updating throughout. Cozy enclosed living room boasts coved ceilings, gas F/P & lots of natural light. Large kitchen has lots of cabinets & counter space. Fully fenced yard w/ private patio & covered parking. Close to all amenities.
#405-60 Richmond St. - $318,800
Beautiful 2 bdrm, 2 bath suite w/bright, open layout. New quality, wide plank laminate floors, spacious mbdrm w/4 pc ensuite w/separate shower stall & soaker tub, good size 2nd bdrm w/ access to deck, large insuite laundry & cozy gas F/P. Steps to transit & shuttle to Skytrain. Great complex, fully rainscreened w/newer roof & common areas.
NEW LISTING – OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 PM
#34-323 Governors Ct. - $499,900
Gorgeous townhome w/ extensive updates including all new flooring, stainless kitchen appliances, lighting fixtures, freshly painted + more! This home is in immaculate condition w/ vaulted ceilings, open layout w/ mbdrm on the main, family room down & lots of outdoor space including 2 decks & a patio. River & mountain views! Double garage on entry level. Great neighbourhood in central location & shuttle to Skytrain.
GerryMAJOR NEW LISTING – OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 PM
#701-70 Richmond St. - $321,500
Bright open layout, w/2 bedroom, 2 bath top floor, corner unit w/lots of windows. 2 decks. Living room w/vaulted ceilings, gas F/P, large dining room perfect for entertaining! Kitchen has convenient breakfast bar. Large mbdrm has 4pc ensuite w/soaker tub & separate shower. Lots of insuite storage. Rainscreened w/new roof & updated common areas. Steps to transit & shuttle to Skytrain.
OPEN SATURDAY 2-4 PM
818 5th St. - $839,900
Bright and spacious 5 bedroom character home on a large lot in Glenbrooke. Oak floors with inlay, gorgeous original mouldings, 3 updated bathrooms, updated furnace and newer roof. 2 car garage w/power off lane, big fully fenced back yard.
#1603-69 Jamieson Ct. - $369,900
Unobstructed view of Fraser River & Mt Baker from every room! This 2 bdrm, 2 bath suite has a remodelled kitchen w/quality finishings, new cabinets & stainless appliances. Updated dark laminate floors throughout lvgrm & dngrm. Solid concrete Bosa building w/rec facilites including indoor pool, swirlpool, gym & billiard room. Steps to transit and shuttle to Skytrain.
#1204-612 6th St. - $339,900
Location, Location! 1 bdrm & den w/beautiful SE Views. Right on the corner of 6th and 6th at the hub of Uptown New West. The building sits atop all your shopping & healthcare needs at Royal City Centre Mall - direct elevator access without stepping outside on those rainy days. Accessible layout w/wide hallway & lg rooms, all filled with natural light. Transit right outside your front door. Close to all amenities.
#105-620 Blackford St. - $239,900
Peace of mind in a bright & spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath suite in convenient uptown location. Well maintained suite has laminate floors, wood burning F/P, bright bedrooms, & large (21’X 6’6”) covered patio w/no neighbours. Full rainscreen along w/new windows, decks, lobby & hallways in 2010.
Visit www.gerardmajor.com for information on all our listings!
A06 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Special days provide opportunity for change
It seems like every time you flip over for example, World Breastfeeding Week the calendar, there are countless special running till Aug. 7. That type of interholidays or observances coming up. national event helps promote the spread of valuable information, support and They run the gamut from days marked by millions of faithful individeducation to people around the globe. It’s safe to say it ranks uals around the world, to those aimed at pure commercial gain, a whole lot higher than, say, THE RECORD National Middle Child Day, to those that are just plain silly happening later this month. (apparently, August is Admit Yes. Middle children have their own day, You’re Happy Month and Romance presumably to join with others in the Awareness Month. Need we say more?) same predicament of being neither firstSome of them help create good discusborn nor the baby. Terrible burden for sion and even public policy – consider,
those poor middle children. But, we digress. The point is, though there seems to be a never-ending stream of “special days” and we may begin to tire of hearing of them, some of them are exceedingly valuable to people around the world. One such event is International Youth Day, happening August 12 this year and which officially closes the International Youth Year which began in August 2010. This year’s events are based on the theme “dialogue and mutual understand-
ing.” On a global level, that can take on a variety of meanings as it translates to different cultures and religions, and even different generations. To us, on a local level, it all boils down to a much simpler concept: talking and listening. You don’t even need to attend a parade or sign up for activities. Just talk. And listen. Parents, talk to your kids. Kids, talk to your friends – or, more importantly, those you don’t yet consider friends. Open the door for dialogue and mutual understanding will follow.
Layton’s departure a game-changer IN THE HOUSE KEITH BALDREY
he sudden and sad departure of Jack Layton from the political stage is mostly bad news for the federal NDP, but it also comes with a cost to the B.C. NDP. While a full, speedy recovery by Layton is obviously the best outcome in this situation – one that dwarfs all other considerations – the political ramifications of his leaving have to be examined. If Layton does not return to his job as NDP leader (and it’s hard to see him doing that any time soon after seeing his frail and gaunt appearance at the news conference where he announced he was fighting another form of cancer), the party then loses its Number 1 asset. It was Layton’s own high level of personal popularity that vaulted the party to a record number of seats, a breakthrough in Quebec and the achievement of official Opposition status. But now the NDP has a near-anonymous interim leader and a caucus made up of a lot of political rookies. Perhaps more importantly, the balance of power within the caucus has
swung towards Quebec and away from the party’s historical roots in Western Canada and Ontario. This caucus would have been a challenging one to manage for even a seasoned pro such as Layton. It will be that much harder for his successor (temporary or permanent) to carry on in the months ahead. Will there be growing tensions between the Quebec wing and the rest of the caucus? Will any of the many rookie MPs make embarrassing mistakes? Layton’s sudden departure leaves a leadership void, and it’s critical for the party to line up strongly behind interim leader Nycole Turmel. The best thing the federal NDP has going for it is time. The next election is more than three years away, which is plenty of time for the party to regroup and plot a strategy that will allow it to build on its recent success. It won’t be easy – in fact it may well be impossible – and there may indeed be pressure building in the days ahead to begin merger talks with the depleted Liberal Party. If any signs of panic surface within the party, Turmel’s hold on the job could weaken and messy internal divisions could emerge. Layton’s departure is a historical game-changer, and it will reverberate through the political scene for some time. Oddly, Layton’s leaving could have a more immediate impact
Evidence doesn’t add up for HST
Suddenly, the right-wing Fraser Institute pushes out an HST study that aligns with its agenda of everdecreasing taxes. Is the Fraser Institute’s Canadian Tax Simulator some kind of magic box from which we might expect valid estimates? I question several of its assumptions and conclusions: 1) The Fraser report assumes the HST is at 10 per cent in 2011 – not in 2014, the actual date for the promised reduction. 2) The report does not consider one-person households. These households consist mainly of the elderly, the young and the poor – the demographic that is hit hardest by increasing regressive consumer taxes. 3) The report states that the “cost of business ◗Layton Page 7 taxation is ultimately passed on to ordinary B.C. families in the form of higher prices.” Businesses
rarely pass on tax increases or decreases dollar-fordollar. Competition and other market forces are more important factors affecting business pricing. 4) The report estimates that “families at all income levels will pay more sales tax under the PST/GST.” Recently the Ministry of Finance released statistics showing that the HST is bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars more than the revenues lost from the business tax reductions. The report’s conclusion that all income groups will experience an overall tax increase, and that the lowest income groups will be hit the hardest if we return to the GST/PST, is absurd. It flies in the face of the evidence, and the common sense inference that a seven per cent tax increase (or even a five per cent tax increase) on a wide range of services and products will produce higher government revenues. Look at the evidence, not the output from the magic box. Mike Divine, New Westminster
PUBLISHER Brad Alden • EDITOR Pat Tracy • ASSISTANT EDITOR Julie MacLellan • SPORTS EDITOR Tom Berridge • REPORTERS
Niki Hope, Theresa McManus
PHOTOGRAPHER Larry Wright
DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING Lara Graham
DISPLAY ADVERTISING SUPERVISOR Terri Rodger • ADVERTISING REP Kaelan Phipps 2007 WINNER
PRODUCTION MANAGER Gary E. Slavin
AD CONTROL Ken Wall
Kinton • REGIONAL CLASSIFIED MANAGER Barb Laws • CLASSIFIED SUPERVISOR Dawn James • CLASSIFIED REPS UNION
Darla Burns, John Taylor, Linda Lam, Michelle Villiers • RECEPTIONIST Fran Vouriot • ACCOUNTING Judy Sharp, Donna Sigurdur • SALES ADMINISTRATOR Janeen Williams
Copyright in letters and other materials submitted voluntarily to the Publisher and accepted for publication remains with the author, but the Publisher and its licensees may freely reproduce them in print, electronic or other forms.
The New Westminster Record is a Canadian-owned community newspaper published and distributed in the city of New Westminster every Wednesday and Friday by The Record, a division of Postmedia Network Inc.
www.royalcityrecord.com #201A – 3430 Brighton Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5A 3H4
PRODUCTION STAFF Ron Beamish, Kevin Behnsen, Lynne Boucher, Nola
Bowling, Doug McMaster, Rona Eastman-Magee, Laura Powell, Tony Sherman • GRAPHIC DESIGNER Helen-Louise CEP SCEP
MAIN SWITCHBOARD 604-444-3451 DELIVERY INQUIRIES 604-942-3081 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING 604-444-3000 EDITORIAL DIRECT 604-444-3020 FAX LINE 604-444-3460 EDITORIAL EMAIL email@example.com ADVERTISING EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org CLASSIFIED EMAIL DTJames@canwest.com
The Record, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. respects your privacy. We collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Statement which is available at www.royalcityrecord.com or by calling 604-589-9182.
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A07
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Beware of parking tickets Dear Editor:
Did you know that you have to be careful when helping a friend in the city of New Westminster – you just might get a parking ticket! Why, just two weeks ago, I parked to pick up my friend to take her to her second chemo session, when I got a ticket. It seems that even though I thought: ◗ I was being helpful to park my rather low-riding car facing against the traffic so she could get in safely without having to limbo off the curb side; ◗ and even though I thought it might be helpful to go into the house to help her out with her bags; ◗ and even though it might have been evident to the patrol officer that there isn’t any traffic on her quiet little street; ◗ and even though it was quite apparent that this “chemo-bald” woman and her friend might not be needing added stress … The officer fulfilled his mandate. Said he had to. He also had to take photos of the offending vehicle, so I think he took some wonderful photos from a number of angles with the two of us very sad women alongside. I don’t think we smiled in those. I did think, “Hell’s bells, don’t these guys have any discretion?” So I called their boss to find out. It seems that once they start writing the ticket, they can’t stop. They also have to take the photos to defend themselves and their right to write,
and even though you can tell them all the helpful reasons you did with your car what you did, they just don’t know who might be lying. Lastly, after a very animated discussion (on my part at least), the boss did say that yes, they can, in certain situations, exercise discretion. Wow, I wonder what circumstances it takes for that to happen? Judy Dixon, by email
Letter publication shameful
I’m extremely shocked and upset to see you published the letter “Clothes Send a Message” (Letters to the Editor, The Record, July 29.) The notion that the sexual assualt of women is in any way their responsibility because of the way they dress is sexist and offensive. Women do not ask to be sexually assualted in how they dress, nor do they bear any responsibility for their rape or assualt because they “left nothing to the imagination” of their rapist. As a member of the B.C. Press Council, you committed to a code of practice which includes not publishing news stories or opinion columns which “encourage discrimination on the grounds of … gender.” Your decision to publish this does nothing but enable discrimination and violence against women and promotes sexism in our community. Truly disappointing and shameful. Jonathan Graves, by e-mail
Layton: Loss is a blow to the NDP ◗ continued from page 6
on the provincial NDP, because an election will likely be called in this province within a year or so, and Layton would undoubtedly have been out here campaigning alongside NDP Adrian Dix. Layton would have lent a credible, popular presence to an NDP campaign. His own personal popularity may have translated into just enough votes for the party to win some of the closer races. Sadly, it looks like that’s not going to happen. I’ve been asked by several people whether, as a journalist, I think Layton should have been more forthcoming about his health issues during the election campaign. That’s not an easy question to answer. A person’s health prob-
lems are, of course, usually a matter of intense personal privacy. So should a politician or, more to the point, a political leader be treated differently on this question? Some have compared Layton’s situation to the one confronting anyone running to be president of the United States. Candidates there must subject themselves to intense health checkups. But this comparison is, of course, ludicrous. Layton is not in charge of national security, with access to nuclear codes and the like. A key point in this debate is that Layton was not really running to be prime minister. In reality, he was running to be the official Opposition leader, which carries with it no real power. He was trying to take
a political party to new heights and to propel it into unchartered waters. He wasn’t about to run the entire country or be in a position to make far-reaching decisions affecting all Canadians. Because of that, I think he was entitled to a pass when it came to answering personal questions about his health. The stakes simply weren’t big enough to warrant that kind of intrusion into his personal life. We already delve too deeply into the personal lives of some of our public officials (the Internet and the blogosphere have made such intrusions more numerous and inappropriate). This was not a case to push things even further. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.
The New Westminster Record welcomes letters to the editor. We do, however, edit for taste, legality and length. Priority is given to letters written by residents of New Westminster and/or issues concerning New Westminster. Please include a phone number where you can be reached during the day. Send letters to: The Editor, #201A–3430 Brighton Ave., Burnaby, B.C., V5A 3H4, fax them to: 604-444-3460 or e-mail to: email@example.com. No Attachments Please. Letters to the editor and opinion columns may be reproduced on The New Westminster Record website, www.royalcityrecord.com The New Westminster Record is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org.
A08 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Fun on 12th Street
Music, vintage cars and all-ages fun at the annual 12th Street Music Festival last weekend
Shiloh Sixth Avenue United Church Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m
With Children’s Church and Nursery Room
1111 Sixth Ave., New West. (near 12th St.) 604-522-3443
BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER
Progressive, diverse community
Thousands of people turned out on a brilliant, sunny long weekend Sunday to celebrate the 12th Street Music Festival. This year’s event was bigger and better because the festival expanded two blocks north, all the way to the Burnaby-New Westminster border on 10th Avenue. That allowed organizers to have multiple stages, including a Caribbean stage; a show-n-shine for vintage cars, a kids’ zone and a community focus block, where local organizations and community groups had information booths. The morning kicked off with the Kiwanis Club of New Westminster pancake breakfast and continued with a salmon barbecue. At noon, the Mardi Gras parade had spectators dancing and enjoying the community feel that is being developed and nurtured on 12th Street. Some of the musical offerings on the day included Really Rod, a Rod Stewart tribute act, Gotta be George Michael, a tribute to the former Wham lead singer and the reggae-soca group, Cordel & the Out of Many Band. For more pictures of the happenings at the 12th Street Festival, check out the photo gallery at www.royalcityrecord.com.
FREE HOME EVALUATIONS Remax Advantage Realty 102 - 321 6th St., N.W.
Dancing in the streets: Above,
Cordel & The Out of Many Band played its unique reggae and soca music in the Caribbean stage area. At left, Carter, Fraser, Jessa, Jadyn, Devon and Theresa were out selling water and pop to raise money for the animal shelter during the festival. Larry Wright/
• Fabulous studio suite in excellent location! • Laid out similar to a one bedroom • Walk to shops, transportation, restaurants & more • Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances • INSUITE LAUNDRY
• New carpets & paint • New ﬂooring in kitchen, bath & laundry • Perfect for your small pet • Patio overlooks lush garden
10:30am 6:30p.m. Minister: Rev. Nathan Wright Organist & Choir Director: Rachel Alflatt
529 Queens Ave., New West Church Office: 604 522-1606 www.queensavenue.org
onna Tays. com 604-526-2888
147 E. 7th Ave., NW ✷ $649,900 ✷ • 4 bdrm. split level VIEW home in ‘The Heights’ • Freshly painted with hardwood ﬂoors up plus the main level • Spacious kitchen with skylight & large mud room • Private backyard plus garage with lane access • Down has lots of options with separate entrance, 2 pce. bath, rec room, ofﬁce & 4th bdrm. • New roof in Feb. 2011 • Excellent value!
✷ $309,900 ✷
All are welcome to worship!
INTERIOR PICS: go to
• Beautiful laminate ﬂoors • Spacious balcony plus storage locker • Well maintained building where pride of ownership shows • Low maintenance fee which includes heat & hot water
#302 - 74 Richmond St., NW
Queens Avenue United Church
#212 - 515 11th St., NW ✷ $129,800 ✷
• Freshly renovated 2 bdrm., 2 bath condo 1,123 sq. ft. • Sunshine patio with RIVER VIEW • Immediate occupancy ~ 45+ building
#1501 - 892 Carnarvon St., NW
✷ $478,000 ✷
• 2 bdrm. & den + 2 full baths at Azure 11 • VIEW of the Fraser River • Floor to ceiling windows & laminate ﬂoors • Cozy electric ﬁreplace & large balcony • Granite countertops & stainless steel appliances • Steps from shopping, skytrain & more! • RENTALS ALLOWED! MLS V892829
135 Rickman Pl., NW
✷ $779,000 ✷
• Prime Massey Heights location • 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2 level home • 1957 modern post & beam - open design
Thinking of Selling? “IT PAYS TO CALL TAYS.”
• 1,971 sq. ft. • 59.16’ x 110’ level lot with back lane • Fenced yard • Incredible value!
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A09
◗ ARTS HEAD
Around Town ◗P10 Early detection helps stop oral cancer ◗P12
Teens put twist on tale of Caesar Still time to catch local teen actors on stage in Carousel production
Mean streets: Clockwise from left, Soﬁa Newman as Antony, Isaac Li as Mettalus, Kane Tone as Brutus, Lara Aippersbach as Cassius, Luke McAndless-Davis as Caesar in the Carousel Theatre teen production of Julius Caesar. Both Newman and McAndlessDavis are students at New Westminster Secondary School.
BY CHRISTINA MYERSREPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Take Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and send it through a gritty, modern crime lens and what you get is this summer’s teen production from Carousel Theatre. A pair of New Westminster teens – 15-year-old Sofia Newman and 16-year-old Luke McAndlessDavis – are taking part in this year’s production. Newman, who is the daughter of stage professionals Lisa Bunting and Richard Newman (the latter is appearing this summer at Bard on the Beach), takes on the famous “Friends, Romans, Countrymen” speech as Marc Antony. She has previously performed with the program in As You Like It, Macbeth and Taming of the Shrew, along with a slew of spots in other productions. McAndless-Davis takes on the title role of Julius Caesar after previously taking on roles as varies as Sly from Taming of the Shrew to Sonny in Grease. He also has film and television credits under his belt, including a spot in Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 and Level Up. Both are students at New Westminster Secondary School. The Teen Shakespeare program at Carousel is celebrating its 21st year by tackling the famous play with a modern mob-family drama spin. Teen actors aged 13 to 18 from across B.C. are taking part in the production, playing on the Performance Works outdoor stage on Granville Island. The show will run till Aug. 13. Shows run Monday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on Aug. 6 and Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are free, but advance reservations can be made at $5 per seat. Call 604-685-6217 or see www.carouseltheatre. ca for more info. www.twitter.com/ChristinaMyersA
Contributed by Christine Quintana/ THE RECORD
Dancing stars Youth dancers from local studio at Disney A troupe of young dancers based in Burnaby were on stage and in the spotlight at Disneyland Resorts recently. Darcelle’s Dancers, based on North Road in Burnaby, has been training young dancers for more than 25 years and have performed in the past in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Mexico and other destinations. The group, made up of dancers from Burnaby, New Westminster,
On stage: Dancers from New Westminster were among those from Darcelle’s Dancers who recently travelled to California.
Coquitlam, Port Moody and further afield, travelled down to southern California at the start of July to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim. The program, which has been running for more than two decades, brings dance groups, choirs, marching bands and other performers into Disneyland or Walt Disney World Resorts, to perform for park guests. For more info, see www.dar celledancers.com or www.disney performingarts.com.
Contributed/ THE RECORD
If you’re BUYING or SELLING Real Estate... Call Peggy and put her marketing skills and her excellent eye for value to work for you.
778.772.2214 REMAX ADVANTAGE
Accredited Senior Agent... helping seniors downsize
102 - 321 Sixth St. New Westminster 604.526.2888
A10 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Celebrating in the Royal City Westminster, which was incorporated on July 16, 1860.
Back to school
elated birthday wishes to longtime New Westminster resident Freda Hogg, who recently turned 95. Hogg celebrated her birthday on July 16 with a wonderful family dinner at the Boathouse restaurant. Hogg is well-known for her volunteer efforts in the Royal City. Hogg shares a birthday with the City of New
Coun. Jonathan Cote didn’t have to look far to find inspiration for his urban design course at Simon Fraser University. The two-term city councillor wrote a project about public open spaces for an urban design course at SFU. His project focused on how to build great public space at Eighth and Columbia streets. “With everything that is happening at this location, there are some small changes that could really improve this space,” he
said in an email to The Record. “I hope to bring some of these ideas to council.” In his project, Cote wrote that renovations that took place in 2009 played a significant role in deterring some of the nuisance behavior that had been occurring on the site. “There is now a greater feeling of safety and comfort in the plaza, which is now starting to attract more positive interactions,” he wrote in his report. “The renovations, however, have fallen short of creating a vibrant and lively space. The site is currently dominated with concrete, which makes the space appear very grey
and lifeless.” Cote believes that a number of things can be done to improve the space, most of which wouldn’t be overly expensive or difficult to accomplish. His suggestions include: adding more trees to Hyack Square; adding moveable tables and chairs to the site; using different paving materials to create a pathway through the site; finding a way to tell the story of the site through public art; enhancing the water play feature; and adding way-finding elements to the site. tmcmanus@ royalcityrecord.com
Blues fest coming to Burnaby BY STEFANIA SECCIA REPORTER email@example.com
The much-anticipated Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival is just around the corner, and this year it features top-notch headliners such as Western Canada’s own k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang. On Aug. 13 at Deer Lake Park in neighbouring Burnaby, from 2 to 10 p.m., international staples in the blues, rock, alternative and country scenes will alight the stage for the event hosted by both the City of Burnaby and the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. “I think the lineup we have, and the headliners k.d. lang and John Mayall, is phenomenal,” said JulieAnne Slade, the Shadbolt’s special events officer. “We haven’t always had a list in terms of performers featuring a Canadian female artist who sang at the Olympics.” Besides the two major headliners, the festival will showcase Ireland’s
Imelda May; Luke Doucet, who’s toured with Sarah McLachlan on the Lillith Fair circuit; Matt Anderson, a grassroots performer from New Brunswick; The Secret Sisters, who recorded in Nashville at the famous Blackbird studios; Victoria, B.C.’s own Current Swell; and Ben Rodgers and the Black Oats, a four-piece country/Americana band. Apart from the influx of talent from across the nation and the globe, the park itself will offer other forms of entertainment as well for the whole family – including a food fair, artisan market and kids’ arts activity zone. “There will be an area called ‘Art’s Home’,” Slade said. “Art is the mascot for the Shadbolt.” The kids’ zone is open from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., and kids will have the opportunity to make their very own cardboard guitars. “We do it every year,” she said. “Kids love it.” Art’s Home will also feature a few perform-
ances from the local group Pangaea Arts, which is a street theatre storytelling act, according to Slade. The artisan market will feature a vast array of handmade crafts, often wearable, such as jewelry, ceramics, arts glass, exotic henna tattoos, carvings made from leaves, artisan honey and much more. “There will be a variety of festival food options, but that hasn’t been released yet,” Slade noted. “Watch out for the pullout on the website that will list the options soon.” Parking in the vicinity is limited, and festival-goers are encouraged to use alternate forms of transportation or ride the free Lynch Bus Lines shuttle from BCIT. There’s also a road closure notice from noon until 10:30 p.m. that will be implemented by the RCMP on Deer Lake Avenue, between Sperling Avenue and Century Park Way. Note that bicycles will not be permitted in the park,
but racks will be set up near both gates. “The festival organizers highly recommend reading through the guidelines to avoid disappointment and not cause an inconvenience,” Slade told the Burnaby NOW. Such rules include a ban on professional cameras (defined as ones with a detachable lens), umbrellas, non-assistance animals, alcoholic or canned drinks. Slade stressed that reading the guidelines online beforehand will prevent any misunderstanding about what’s allowed through the gates and what’s not. The two gates (main and west) both open at 1 p.m. The main gate closes at 9 p.m., and the west gate will close at 6 p.m. for allowing entrance. For all information and details about gate guidelines to seating, check out www.burnabyluesfestival. com/plan_2011.htm. www.twitter.com/ stefania_seccia
We’re here for you 19L! >D0F6LF>D0 BDM#&M* 6L ;MDM@&D" D>3&@<G L59 B9DM@( !DMD*<98 D9< (<9< 6L (<"K 2&6( 0L59 ;MDM@<8E .D"# 6L L59 H<2 -<86!&M86<9 79DM@( IDMD*<9G ,%78;# (#!!&G L9
ULTIMATE I’m Home!! ZAHRA’S HAIR DESIGN
RETOUCH YOUR HAIR COLOUR GET 5 FOILS FREE* *highlights only
446 6th St., New Westminster l 604.525.5756 www.zahrasultimatehairdesign.com
2 FOR 1 ALL DAY - EVERYDAY WITH THIS AD Buy one entrée and two beverages and receive the second entrée of equal or lesser value for FREE. Up to a value of $10.00. CASH
Chair Rental Available
• Dine in only • One coupon per two people • Present coupon when ordering • Coupon not valid with any other promotion • Coupon valid until Aug. 31/2011
77-10th St., New Westminster 604-522-8339 www.burgerheaven.ca • FRANCHISE TERRITORIES AVAILABLE • Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11:00 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 11:00 a.m.-10 p.m.
Shopping for Competitive Insurance Rates?
KASTELEIN, STOUT INSURANCE AGENCIES INC.
Call us for all your insurance needs.
• Homeowners • Condominium • Tenants
• Travel Medical • Liability • Autoplan • Marine • Business
450 - 6TH Street (at 5TH Ave.) New Westminster
– FREE PARKING AT REAR –
ON THE MOVE! Renovations are completed and we have now moved into our NEW permanent location at:
4228 HASTINGS STREET BURNABY 604.298.5571
Hope to see you soon!
Serving the Heights for over 40 years Serving the Heights for over 40 years
)#4 .#;918/;9#! *!2/-: ')C )6( /69<<6 )C:F+?)F?A??
L59 /L56( 759MDB0 DM> /L56(KL&M6 79DM@( IDMD*<9G 6833 5:#!4%%+E ,L5 @DM D"8L 3&8&6 58 LM"&M< D6 444'<""<'-%1
/015-& !151'(0 5%79: *7!/20& *!2/-: '='+ J&M*82D0 )C:F+?AF?=A+
5%79:$%8/9 *!2/-: )$AA /L56(KL&M6 49&3< )C:F+?%F%=%=
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A11
SUMMER SALE PREFINISHED ENGINEERED
• #90093 • 5/8” x 3-1/4” • 14’ Lengths Great Buy! Regular price is .89 lineal foot!
An inexpensive way to update your home!
Specially designed to be installed easily over most existing ﬂoors in just hours. No nailing or gluing down. Resists stains, spills and dirt.
• Handscraped • 7 coats of aluminum oxide ﬁnish • Anti-scratch ﬁnish • 34.66 sq. ft. per box
Great Summer Price! Regular price is 4.99 square foot
DOUGLAS FIR LUMBER BUY! • 1” x 12 • Vertical Grain • Square Edge Wow! Regular price is 13.99 lineal foot!
1” x 6” BEVELED
12” x 12”
• UV resistant • Made from up to 98% recycled materials • Will not crack Made in Canada!
1: B6: NM:O 53O<B05+ OPEN FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE... HOURS: 10AM - 4PM
The natural remedy for tired walls. Beautiful, solid wood panelling is the answer! • Easy to install • Tongue & groove
Great Savings! Regular price is 8.99 per bundle.
• 4” x 4” x 48” • Interior/Exterior Huge Savings! Regular 29.99 each
HOWARD BUTCHER BLOCK
6:B<0 4N UBOW+
OIL & CONDITIONER Oil: Colourless, odourless, tasteless, food surface safe. Conditioner: helps keep butcher blocks functional & beautiful.
Save on in-stock...
KNOTTY PINE PANELLING
Come in now and take advantage of this low price!
5/16 x 3-1/2”
5/4” x 12’ • NATURAL EDGE Special Purchase! Prices starting from only...
See us for all your lumber needs!
" OFF REG
M'ZMon(H-KE##K#/$$ Q 8I7Z (H-KE##KGGG- Fri: 7am - 5:30pm • Sat: 9am - 5:30pm • Sunday 10am - 4pm Visit us on the web: www.windsorplywood.com
6 PANEL STEEL
EXTERIOR DOOR Unassembled unit includes door, 6-9/16 door jamb, stop and hinges. 2’8” & 3’0”.
MC%F.A XIV ;ICV I,?.C B=)=A? G-?'L EHGG DC 9'%Y. A?DF!A YIA?+
@36OB@0 Q EE$H UNR<NP B2:
A12 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Early detection helps in ﬁghting oral cancer BY STEFANIA SECCIA REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Although oral cancer is not as widespread as its cousins, breast, prostrate and skin cancers, it can be just as devastating if it’s not first tracked in the earliest stage. According to a local New Westminster dentist, oral cancer is treatable as long as it’s detected early. “It’s a devastating disease,” said Dr. Hedy Lam of Uptown Family Dental. “When you can see it visually, it’s already in its later stages.” If oral cancer detection is too late, then removal of affected parts of the mouth is imminent and the only option, followed by chemotherapy. “Imagine getting your jaw cut out and parts of your tongue removed,” Lam said. “After
the surgery, your quality of life decreases. … It can be quite disfiguring.” One North American dies of oral cancer every hour of every day, and it’s mostly discovered in its late stages, when the fiveyear survival rate is only about 30 per cent. However, when it’s discovered early by a two-minute exam it can, essentially, be cured because all of the cancerous cells are removed. “Even for a treatment to other cancers, a lot of it is surgical by removing the cancer from the breast or prostate,” Lam said. “The same thing goes for the mouth.” Generally, oral cancer is not as well known or talked about as other cancers, but that may be because it’s not reported as much since it’s very difficult to detect until it’s too late. “Although it’s devastating, it’s
not a top five cancer, but it’s still top 10,” Lam added. Uptown Family Dental includes the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment system into its regular hygiene checkup, unless patients opt out. “We use one on all patients, regardless of risk,” Lam added. “Traditionally, you were higher risk if you were a smoker or alcoholic.” But, due to a strain from the HPV virus that research showed as a link to oral cancer, oral sex is also a risk. “It’s not invasive,” Lam said of the VELscope, which is essentially a fluorescent light shone into the mouth. “The parts of the mouth that reflect the blue back are normal. Dark spots most likely mean cancer.” Lam, who graduated from UBC in 2009, said that despite receiving
the training to use different types of the VELscope machine not all dental practices have one. “It was a surprise to learn that they don’t do this type of test everywhere,” Lam added. Dr. Michele Williams, the B.C. Cancer Agency’s oral medicine leader for B.C.’s oral cancer prevention program, said getting a smoking or alcoholic habit under control is another step towards prevention. “It’s actually a skin cancer,” Williams said. “It’s about the sixth most common (cancer) in the world and in our community,” she added. “Last year or so, about 3,200 people died from cancers of the mouth or pharynx.” About 85 per cent of oral cancer victims could have been detected by dentists earlier. “Certainly, other cancers get press. They’re more common,”
Williams said. “If you catch it early, it can be cured.” Early detection and prevention is what Williams’ team is working to improve. “Our team is working on leading the way in terms of information to the community and creating research for this program,” Williams noted. “We’re committed to early detection.” Essentially, if oral cancer is detected early, the cure rates rise with it. “It’s good to get the word out there,” Lam explained. “Nobody thinks they have cancer because it always happens to someone else. It’s good to have all of your bases covered.” For more information about oral cancer, check out the B.C. Cancer Agency’s research from the oral cancer prevention program at www.orcanet.ca.
Liquor Store Now
at TH E QUAY! Enjoy the Sun on the
3rd 3 rd d Ave ve
Queens Qu ens Ave A
Queens Quee Q e Ave Ave
Royal R al A Ave
Royal A Royal Avee Agnes A gnes St Carnarvon C r a n St
810 Quayside Drive at Westminster Quay
L631-6th EGION NO.2 St., New Westminster MEMBERS & GUESTS WELCOME
50/50 DRAWS & BINGO Thursdays 6-8 pm & Sundays 3-5 pm
KS CLUB EL
Watch for next pub page on Wednesday, August 17, 2011
o tull Pat dge Bri
Columbia b Stt Front St
St bia m olu E. C
Merrival Merrivale M erriv le St S
3rd 3 d Ave Ave
1st st St
4th 4 th h Av Ave
2nd 2n d St
4th h St
6th h St
AUG. 5 & 6 • THE GROOVE AUG. 12 & 13 • THE ROCKAFELLAS
7th 7 h St
1) Paddlewheeler 2) Royal Canadian Legion 3) Elks Club 4) The Met
4th hA Ave ve
5th h Ave 8th 8 h St S
AUG. 6TH 6PM WPT TEXAS HOLD EM STARTING WED., AUG. 3RD • REGISTER 6PM
6th Ave A
5th 5 h Ave ve
12th h St
in New West!
6th hA Ave
6 hA 6th 6t Avee
AUG. 13 - 2x2 BAND playing from 3pm until closing AUG. 20 - GOLF TOURNEY at Sunshine Wood,
$45 includes golf/dinner/prizes, 2X2 BAND playing from 3pm until closing
Pub Fare by Chef Ed 4pm to 7pm Thursday to Sunday
Fridays 5, 6 & 6:45 Saturdays 4:30, 5:30 & 6:30
60/40 Draws & Meat Draws
Every Sunday @ 2pm No cost - come join the fun!
every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
with 50/50 NEW MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME!
Live Bands & Karaoke ALTERNATING WEEKENDS
Thursday Night KARAOKE with CAL DONNELLY
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A13
◗ IN THE GAME
B.C. bantam girls win silver at lacrosse nationals ◗P15 Midgets fall 3-1 to Ontario in girls’ final ◗P15
SECTION COORDINATOR Tom Berridge, 604-444-3022 • email@example.com
New Westies win fourth B.C. banner Field coach steps down
BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no mistaking the 1993-born New Westminster Salmonbellies when it comes to provincial championship finals. The team of New Westminster intermediate boys won its fourth provincial A1 title of their minor lacrosse careers following a resounding 16-4 victory over Coquitlam in the provincial championship final at Queen’s Park Arena on Monday. Lucky to advance to the gold-medal final after a 1-2 record in the round robin, New West eked its way into the final game on a tie-break over Langley and Richmond. New Westminster’s 11-9 win over Langley in the final preliminary round game proved the difference in the outcome. “We were getting mixed messages by everyone, saying we had to win by three, five, six goals,” said New Westminster goalie Rocky Bowman, who backstopped the intermediate ’Bellies win with 25 saves. “Yeah, I know, it was a rough way to go – 1-2. But our coach gave us a pretty good speech before the game and 16-4, you can’t get much better than that.” New Westminster, the regular season champions with a 21-3 league record, jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and then built a 6-1 advantage heading into the second period. New West dropped its first two games of the tournament, falling 7-6 to Coquitlam on Friday and again by the same score to league runner-up Richmond the following day. “For whatever reason we were really flat. But this team has a history in the gold medal game at the provincials,” said New Westminster head coach Don MacDonald. The core of the New Westminster teens won previous A1 provincial titles at the peewee, bantam and midget levels. “It’s an amazing accomplishment. Last year, we overachieved. We knocked Coquitlam out of the gold medal game and then out of the medals at (last year’s) provincials,” said MacDonald. “We’re pretty good at getting the ball back and in the big games, we’re pretty good at putting it in the net, too.” In fact, very good. New Westminster spread the scoring among eight shooters, including two goals and two assists from player of the game and team captain Justin Goodwin. The Salmonbellies leading scorer Josh Byrne showed the team’s will to win, leading all scorers in the final game with six points, including a hat trick, despite playing all the tournament
Kevin Hill/THE RECORD
Four for four: New Westminster’s Anthony Malcom shadows a Richmond Roadrunners ball carrier in early round game at the provincial intermediate A1 lacrosse championships. game on an injured knee. Luke Gillespie, Chris Nasato, Nathan Stewart, Brett Carlson and Reese Robinson all contributed two goals to the Salmonbellies scoresheet. Drew Millikin potted a single firstperiod marker. MacDonald rightly described New Westminster’s accomplishment as an indication of a true team.
“Mark my words. This group here will win a Minto Cup,” MacDonald said, adding that the victory had a personal meaning for him as well. “I grew up here. I lived at First and Third for 40-plus years. I played in a Minto Cup here and a Mann Cup, but this is my first gold medal. “It’s pretty special,” he said.
Simon Fraser University men’s field lacrosse cohead coach Jeff Cathrea announced his resignation on Sunday. After seven seasons at SFU and with the Burnaby Mountain Selects program, Cathrea made the decision in order to pursue a Master’s degree in physical therapy. Together with fellow cohead coach Brent Hoskins, Cathrea holds the single season school records with 16 wins and 76 career victories. The two were also honoured as Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League Division I coaches of the year on three occasions from 2008 to 2010. Cathrea helped SFU garner a 76-32 won/losss record since being named co-head coach back in 2005. Over that period, Cathrea led the Clan to back-to-back conference championships in 2008 and 2009, and appearances in three Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association national championships, including a trip to the semifinals in 2010. Cathrea began as a player at SFU in 1997, where he became a four-year starting captain at attack. Hoskins will assume the head coaching duties at SFU.
Salmonbellies opens playoff against Burrards tonight BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
The New Westminster Salmonbellies made their point. In fact, one point was all the three-time defending B.C. champions needed to secure first place in the Western Lacrosse Association. New West rallied to tie Burnaby 10-10 with three goals in the final four minutes of regulation time before settling for an 11-11 overtime draw at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday. On Sunday, the Salmonbellies allowed the Maple Ridge Burrards to sneak into the semifinal playoffs following a 12-7 loss in the final game of the league sched-
ule. New Westminster will meet the Burrards in the first game of the playoffs at Queen’s Park Arena tonight (Wednesday) at 7:45 p.m. The Salmonbellies finished atop the standings with a record of 11-5-2, but ended on a rather sour note, losing three of their last four outings. “We’re still trying to find a way to play consistently together. We need everyone on the same page, and until we get to that point, we have to keep plugging away,” said New Westminster’s player of the game, Ilija Gajic, following Thursday’s draw. At home, New West came up against a desperate Burnaby
Lakers club and a young goaltender in Dan Lewis, who made 56 saves to help his team salvage a badly needed point. In Maple Ridge, the Salmonbellies dressed an incomplete lineup that included four call-ups in its final regular season game. Despite the outcomes in the final weeks of the regular season, Gajic said that the current Salmonbellies lineup was built with one goal in mind. “Honestly, our only goal is to win a Mann Cup,” added Gajic, who scored four goals and added four assists against his former Lakers and then added four more points in the loss to Maple Ridge. “This team turned the corner a
couple of years ago and now we want to build a team to win it.” Gajic added that the memory of losing the 2009 Mann Cup in the final minute of Game 7 before a packed partisan crowd at Queen’s Park Arena is still very much alive. “We choked. I choked. No one gives a crap about going to the final. We have that mentality now. Now we have to flip the page and get it done,” Gajic said. “We want to be the best team in the league. We can’t look at it any other way.”
N.W. playoff schedule New West versus Maple Ridge best-of-seven semifinal Wed. Aug. 3 @ Queen’s Park
Fri. Aug. 5 @ Cam Neely Sun. Aug. 7 @ Queen’s Park Tues. Aug. 9 @ Cam Neely *Thur. Aug. 11 @ Queen’s Park *Fri. Aug. 12 @ Cam Neely *Sun. Aug. 14 @ Queen’s Park *If necessary All games at 7:45 p.m.
Junior A playoff final
New West versus Coquitlam best-of-seven final Wed. Aug. 3 @ Poirier Centre Sat. Aug. 6 @ Queen’s Park Mon. Aug. 8 @ Poirier Centre Wed. Aug. 10 @ Queen’s Park *Fri. Aug. 12 @ Poirier Centre *Mon. Aug. 15 @ Queen’s Park *Tues. Aug. 16 @ Poirier Centre *If necessary All games at 8 p.m.
A14 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Team Dave Vallee 604-526-2888
THIS WEEK’S SOLDS 310-312 Strand Ave. #202-808 Sangster
Winner 2005-2008 RE/MAX Advantage Realty (Each office independently owned and operated)
www.TeamDaveVallee.com OPEN SAT 2:30 - 4:30
2028 Dublin Street $669,900
Bright & Spacious 3 level 1942 character home featuring cove ceilings, wood floors, wood burning f/p, large updated country kitchen leading to covered deck & nice landscaped private back yard, super quiet, family neighbourhood close to parks, schools, shopping & skytrain. Layout features 2 bdrms upstairs, open main with den (or 3rd bdrm), LR, DR, big kitchen and eating area + updated 4 pce bath, and 2 bdrm suite down. Home just painted outside & has 2 yr old roof, 4 yr old furnace & hw tank, lots of storage, green house & dry walled, insulated garage. Flexible possession. OPEN SAT 3-5
#804 620 7th Ave. $264,900 Beautifully reno’d 2 bdrm, 1.5 baths, 948 sf, corner suite w/mtn views in the sold concrete “Charter House” in Uptown New West just stops to shopping, transit, parks, schools & recreation. This immaculate suite feats newer kitch & bths with granite counters, newer cherry wood laminate & tile floors, new paint & lighting, large LR has elec f/p, 2nd bdrm doubles as a den with French doors to LR, extensive wainscotting & crown moldings, mastr w/2 closets + 2 pce ensuite. Bldg is well maint’d & managed & was replumbed 4 yrs ago, new roof in 2010 & exterior paint. Bldg has indoor pool, ample shared lndry & secure locker & parking. No pets or rentals. Maint Fee incls heat & hot water.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org RE/MAX Advantage Realty’s Top Sales Team of the Year 2003-2010
OPEN SUN 12 - 2
OPEN SUN 2:30-4:30
#135 15 6th Ave. $262,900
Beautiful 1 level, 712 sf garden townhome in the award winning Crofton. This gorgeous Whistler style TH feats fenced yard, patio & deck at greenbelt entrance, 9’ ceilings on main, designer paint, mahagony firs in LR/DR & new carpet in bdrm. Lrg bdrm cheater ensuite, open kitch w/white cabinets & peninsula w/ breakfast bar, BI microwave, insuite hiefficiency laundry, BI computer nook, lrg insuite storage rm, direct access to parking from rear of suite. Suite is roughed in for a surround sound home theatre. This immaculate suite is very close to Queens Park, Canada Games Pool, McBride shopping plaza & public transit.
OPEN SUN 12 - 2
Visit our website for an online photo tour of our listings
#404 808 Sangster St. $324,900
Bright & spacious, top floor corner 1000 sf, 7 year old 2 bdrm + Den and 2 full bath immaculate suite in the well built “Brockton” by award winning cabinet house, just steps away from shopping and transit, justice institute, Canada Games Pool, Queens Park, schools + more! This open plan features wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, great city views, large covered balcony, built-in carpenter desk, walk-through closet and insuite laundry. Balance of the new home warranty. Shows well & flexible possession.
OPEN SUN 2:30-4:30
1943 London St. $689,900
Substantially renovated 3 level, 2371 sq ft 1936 character home with 4 bdrms + 1 bdrm in fully finished bsmt. Features new kitchen w/ dark wood cabinets & granite counters & island, wood floors, stained glass, moldings, coved ceilings, 2 bdrms on main, 2 lrg bdrms & new bathroom up (w/ pedestal sink & claw foot tub), double windows & new drain tiles. Close to skytrain, shopping, parks & schools. OPEN SAT 12 - 2
424 8th St. $529,900
Very unique & beautiful 1895 home restored & converted to Duplex in 1983. This 1642 sf fin’d (plus 600 sf of storage in bsmt) 3 bdrm, 3 bth ½ duplex feats 10’ ceilings on main, bay window, modern kitch & baths, wood burning f/p, open floor plan, 2 yar old roof, double wndws, security system and located close to transit, skytrain, Uptown shopping, Moody Park, recreation & schools. Main has large LR/DR area & newer kitch & applcs with Island & family room. Up has 3 bdrms + den, 1.5 bths & walk in closet in master. Outside is shared yard & double carport. Must be seen to be appreciated! OPEN SAT 12 - 2
#501 69 Jamieson $354,900
Bright & spacious, 2 bdrm + den, 1342 sf, 21 year old corner suite at “Palace Quay” in Fraserview with river & park views. This large suite features open plan, gas fireplace, new stainless steel appliances, 2 balconies, updated 3 pce bathroom with granite counters. Building is well maintained & managed & has new roof & was replumbed. Complex has indoor pool, swirlpool and exercise room. Super convenient location close to parks, shopping, schools & skytrain. 2 small pets allowed.
#2001 612 6th St. $429,900
OPEN SAT 2:30 - 4:30
332 Churchill Ave. $749,900
Gorgeous 5 bdrm, 2 bath, 2400 sf character home on large corner lot in Victory Heights with amazing riving, mountain & city views. This beautiful home features hardwood floors, coved ceilings, gas fp, updated kitchen with maple cabinets & newer appliances, 4 pce bath on main with soaker tub, mostly all double windows, 3 bdrms on main, large rec room & 2 more large bdrms down, large nicely landscaped lot with hot tub, view deck off kitchen, security system, single concrete garage, updating to drain tiles & wiring (no knob & tube). Lovely home & area close to transit, Crest shopping centre, parks & schools. OPEN SUN 3-5
#103 31 Elliot $245,000
Beautiful 20th floor SW, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 1179 sf corner suite in the prestigious “Woodward” building with direct access to Mall in Uptown New Westminster. This immaculate suite features laminate floors, open floor plan, gas f/p, insuite lndry room, security system, SS fridge, lots of closets w organizers, spacious tiled deck. Building is well maint’d & managed with great amenity/social room & exercise room. Lots of visitor’s parking & close to all Uptown amenities, transit, parks, schools etc. Flexible possession.
Super bright & spacious, with awesome river & mtn views from this tastefully updated 999 sf 2 bdrm, 2 bth, 2 enclosed balconies, concrete suite in Royal Albert Towers close to Skytrain, shopping, park, & recreation. This substantially reno’d suite has high end laminate & tile flrs, newer kitchen cabinets, appliances, lighting, baseboards, updated bths, insuite laundry & much more. Bldg is well maint’d & managed & has new boilers, 5 yr old roof, new lobby & will be re-plumbed soon at current owner’s expense.
#406 1035 Auckland St. $279,900
#106 202 Mowat St. $289,000
#1402 739 Princess St. $352,800
1401 6th Ave. $619,900
Big bright 4 bdrm, 2 bth, 2700 sf, 1927 3 lvl character hme in New West fmaily friendly desirable West End with awesome Mt. Baker & city views. This lovely home feats hdwd & soft wood flrs, French doors, built-ins, antique art deco light fixtures, w/b f/p, sunny DR & EA, updated kitch w/ newer cabinets, black granite counters & SS applcs, updated main bth w claw tub, 2 spacious bdrms on main + 2 bds & full bath up, newer paint, down has 26’x14’ rec room, big lndry room & lots of storage area. Newer front porch deck & back deck leading to very private fully fenced yard & sgl garage.Super location next to transit & close to parking, schools & shopping.
237 11th St. $478,800
Well maintained 3 bdrm + den, 1784 sf, 1929 character home with awesome river & city views in historic Brow of the Hill neighbourhood close to skytrain, parks, schools & shopping. This bright spacious home features 2 bdrms on the main with bdrm + den upstairs, unfinished bsmt for storage, laundry & workshop, newer double windows, updated electrical, sunny fenced backyard with patio area. Lot size: 40’ x 110’.
Bright & spotless, 1066 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, corner unit in Uptown’s Berkley building. Suite features insuite laundry, ample storage space, tile floors in kitchen & bath, gas f/p & nice open kitchen. Enjoy the breathtaking NE mountain views from the 2 balconies & beautiful floor to ceiling windows. Suite comes with 1 u/g parking stall & storage locker. Great Uptown building built by Bosa, new entry phone system & new front doors. Strata owns the caretaker suite in the building & has a very healthy contingency reserve fund in place. Desirable Uptown location just steps to all Uptown amenities, Moody Park & Century House.
Bright & beautiful 4th floor, 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath, 16 year old, 733 sf suite in Queens Terrace close to skytrain, shopping, park & new soon-to-be-completed theatre complex. This immaculate suite features laminate & tile floors, gas f/p, insuite laundry, newer stainless steel fridge, stove, dishwasher & newer washer & dryer, newer paint & light fixtures. Spacious master bdrm with 4 pce ensuite with soaker tub. Building is well maintained & managed & has been rainscreened. Complex has exercise room & guest suite. Pets & rental allowed with restrictions.
Come view this 12 yr young rainscreened building in Central New West & you will not be disappointed! This ground floor, corner unit features a private garden patio, 2 bed/2 bath, large kitchen, recent laminate flooring & gas fireplace. Just steps to transit, skytrain, shops & restaurants. This unit comes with extra storage & bonus 2 parking stalls! Call today.
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A15
B.C. teams settle for silver Spot the QUARTERBACK at Canadian girls’ national A N D WIN!
BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
B.C. played the bridesmaid again at the Canadian bantam and midget girls’ lacrosse championships last week. The bantam girls lost for a second time in three games against the defending champions from Ontario, falling 4-3 in the gold-medal final at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday. B.C.’s midget girls lost the national final 3-1, also to Team Ontario on Thursday. “When I reflect back on the game, I see we outshot them, we scored first and for the most part outplayed them, and we had more than our fair chance of finishing most of them,” said B.C. bantam head coach Duncan Shanks. But Ontario’s Alexis Kinmond had other ideas, potting a natural hat trick for the winners between the first and third periods. Kaitlin Tse of Ontario scored the game-winning goal midway through the final period. Jolene Robinson of Burnaby scored her teamleading fifth goal of the tournament from Burnaby’s Amie Morrison and Megan Kinna in an attempted comeback. Bianca Ballarin backstopped B.C. to the silver with 18 saves in goal. B.C. defeated Ontario on the first day of the fiveday competition. Robinson tallied a late goal in the game. She also shared the Team scoring with Squwey Gottfriedsen and captain Harlowe Steele, all with five goals and nine points. Emily Manville and Allison Shanks of New Westminster finished the national tournament ninth in overall scoring, with eight points apiece. Naomi
WATCH FOR THE NEXT PAGE, AUG. 10TH/11
LOOK FOR THE QUARTERBACK appearing in one of the sponsors’ ads on this page. Tell us the name of the sponsor and the date when the Quarterback appears.
The lucky winner will WIN 2 TICKETS to the August 5th BC Lions game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Email your entry to: firstname.lastname@example.org Contest closes August 4th, 2011 at noon • One entry per person
www.royalcityrecord.com Larry Wright/THE RECORD
Seventh sister: New Westminster’s Morgan Sherley, in blue, was one of seven locals on B.C.’s midget team. Noda was 12th in scoring with six points. The provincial midget girls were less fortunate, taking a perfect 6-0 record all the way to the final game before falling to Ontario in the gold-medal final. “(Ontario) changed. They went zone defence. Our girls had to shoot from outside. We hit a few posts, but I’m very proud of our girls. They ran the tournament, but just came out shy,” said B.C. head coach Dan Stroup. New Westminster’s Jenna Chernoff registered her eighth point of the nationals, setting up Kaity Vanderkoy for B.C.’s only goal of the final. B.C. opened up with a 54 win over Ontario on opening day. New Westminster’s Shaya Sandhu and Lauren Stewart, with a shorthanded tally, chipped in with B.C.’s scoring. On the Monday, the host
do you have the best
midgets came away with a 4-2 win over Ontario. Tristan Ranford of New West had a two-point night for B.C., while Chernoff got the game-winner midway through the final frame. Alberta beat Team Atlantic in both the bantam and midget girls’ bronzemedal matches. Mary McQueen led a seven-player New Westminster contingent with five goals and eight assists. Sandhu was eighth overall with 12 points, including four goals, while Rianne Wilkinson chipped in with 11 points. The difference in the final game was the play of Ontario goalie Melissa Harris, who stopped 25 shots for the win. “Our pick-and-roll game wouldn’t work today… but our girls didn’t quit. I’ve very proud of them,” Stroup added.
mortgage plan? best rates-more options
You may be looking to purchase a new home, renew your current mortgage or choosing to consolidate debts to lower your overall monthly payments. I will create a custom plan that will allow you to reach your goals.
S ND 1 R E , 201 E F 1 OF G 3 AU
DAYS FOR $
You must be a local resident, 18 years old with a local phone number. Your 10 days will begin on your ﬁrst visit. First time visitors only.
• Aerobics Classes • Yoga • Spinning • Child Minding
• Personal Training • Pilates • Infrared Sauna • Tanning
Must be 18 years or older
www.dynamichealthandﬁtness.ca 6TH AVE. & 8TH ST. IN ROYAL CITY CENTRE
THE ONLY CO-ED and LADIES ONLY Fitness Centre in New Westminster
COMPOUNDING PHARMACY We compound BHRT and veterinary compounds, pain medication and many discontinued products
! Full service Post Ofﬁce open 7-days-a-week. Postal Boxes available for rent.
COLUMBIA SQUARE • Suite 130-1005 Columbia St • 604-525-5607 OPEN: MON-FRI 9-9 SAT 9:30-6 SUN 10-6 • FREE PARKING
BLAIR GOODMAN blairgoodman.com
Summer BBQ Specials LUNCH OR DINNER from 11am Excellent Prices! $9.95-$14.95
PLACE YOUR GARAGE SALE AD 24/7
Go to royalcityrecord.com and Click on classiﬁeds
MUCH MORE THAN GREAT PASTA Veal • Salmon • Steak • Halibut • Jumbo Shrimp and more
232 6th Street, New Westminster 604-525-2611 laspaghetteria.com
A16 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
1 2 3 4 5
year year year year year
2.15 % 2.89 % 3.20 % 3.45 % 3.64 % 3.65 %
WE PLACE YOUR MORTGAGE WITH THE A MAJOR BANK
4 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOUSE
LUXURIOUS ESPANA CONDO
4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 1751 sf townhouse at Mosaic’s Gable in Coquitlam. Attached double garage, private fenced yard. Close to Lougheed Skytrain St. 39-688 Edgar Ave.
Luxurious 2 bed + den condo in Espana building, located in DT Van core. Ideal living lifestyle + walking distance from shops/transit + great entertainment. 2006 - 689 Abbott St.
TOP FLOOR AT HARMONY
* some conditions apply. Mortgage Pre-Approvals Rate holds up to 120 days. Rates are subject to change without notice! OAC lender/broker fees may apply.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS 66 x 140.5 lot on the most desirable section of 8th Ave. in the popular Westend of New Westminster. Sub-dividable potential. Well-maintained cozy 4 bedroom home with detached garage, finished basement & Fraser River view. 1516 8th Ave.
Harmony by Plygon. Top floor 2 bed/2 bath w/ office nook. Immaculately kept in move-in condition. Vaulted ceiling, park like setting. Parking & locker included. 513-9319 University Cres.
WARMTH & CRAFTSMANSHIP
This 1 bedroom exudes warmth & charm from the stainless appls. To granite counters to the reclaimed fir floors & exposed brick. Beautiful. Parking, pet friendly, rentals. 111-250 Salter Ave.
Put Our 27 Years Experience to Work for You www.teamromeo.com
2010 Emerald Award
Court order Sale remodeled 3 bedroom 2 level with roof top deck, laminate flooring, newer short shag carpets, corner suite, wood burning fireplace, two full baths, maintenance fees include taxes prepaid lease till 2092.
Brand new home with all bells and whistles!
Brand new home on quiet
side of Prairie. 4 bedrooms with legal one bedroom suite above garage. Large lot.
Sunshine Coast, Amazing View
Great location, immaculate level entry home with basement, shows like new features, new vinyl windows, wood flooring, 4 piece ensuite, walk in closet, 2 covered decks approx. 10 x 24, new metal roof, double garage, protected dock with covered area for your boat. Come view this home you will be glad you did.
Prime Coquitlam Location
Perfect home for large family. Main floor features $998,888 sunken living room and family room both with gas fireplaces, den, large kitchen with centre island and eating area, formal Dining Room also, for outdoor entertainment over 500 square feet enclosed Deck. Four bedrooms up, master bedroom includes gas fireplace, separate shower, double sinks and jetted tub. Five full baths and powder room. Basement has finished Rec room and bedCoquitlam room plus self contained one bedroom suite. Home is heated by Radiant Hot water, triple garage and great view of Fraser Valley. This home has it all.
Romeo 604-250-3547, Jennifer 604-250-8705 & Gail
Rates as at Jul 12/2011 SOURCE BANK OF MONTREAL CANADIAN WESTERN BANK CIBC COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS ENVISION CREDIT UNION FIRST NATIONAL FIN. CORP. FIRSTLINE MORTGAGES G&F FINANCIAL GROUP HSBC BANK CANADA ING DIRECT LAURENTIAN BANK MCAP Mortgage Corp. NATIONAL BANK NORTH SHORE CRED.U. PROSPERA CREDIT UNION ROYAL BANK SCOTIABANK TD CANADA TRUST VAN CITY CRED.U. WESTMINSTER SAVINGS AMBRO & ASSOCIATES
6 MTH 4.45 4.45 4.45 4.45 3.65 4.45
1 YR 3.60 3.60 3.60 2.80 2.90 3.09
3.50 3.60 3.19 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 4.30 3.60 3.60 2.80 2.64
4.40 4.45 4.45 4.55 4.45 4.45 4.55 4.45 4.45 3.65
CLOSED 1ST MORTGAGES 2 YR 3 YR 4 YR 5 YR 3.95 4.35 5.04 5.54 3.95 4.45 5.04 5.54 3.95 4.45 5.14 5.54 3.35 3.50 3.60 3.65 3.55 3.70 3.95 3.94 3.45 3.69 4.00 3.99 3.85 4.09 4.19 4.19 3.85 4.25 4.89 5.39 3.95 4.45 4.99 5.39 3.59 3.69 3.69 3.89 3.95 4.45 5.14 5.54 3.95 4.35 4.89 5.39 3.95 4.45 5.04 5.54 3.95 4.45 5.14 5.54 3.95 4.45 5.14 4.09 3.95 4.45 5.14 5.54 3.95 4.55 4.99 5.39 3.95 4.35 5.04 5.54 3.95 4.45 5.14 5.54 3.40 3.60 3.70 3.79 3.35 3.49 3.60 3.65
7 YR 6.44
10 YR 6.80
6.80 4.75 4.85 4.90 5.34 6.35 6.30 4.79 6.50 6.39 6.50 6.80 6.50 6.50 6.39 6.44 6.50 4.84 4.79
6.90 5.00 5.45 5.50 5.54 6.50 4.99 6.90 6.75 6.90 6.90 6.90 6.79 6.80 6.80 5.40 4.99
#203 - 1525 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1T5 Tel: 604-619-4576 Fax: 604-648-9930 Toll free: 1-888-466-6200
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A17
“A SURE BET IN SALES AND SERVICE”
Service with Integrity
(604) 230-7311 or (604) 459-2838 e-mail: email@example.com
Don Debi Michelle
New listing.. 1698sq.ft. rancher in ‘Somerset’, 6230 sq.ft private yard, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, newer furnace, A/C & heat pump, laminate floors!
YOU’LL LOVE TO CALL THIS HOME... ike new a 2 yr. old, beautiful 2 storey 2064 sq.ft home with mountain & field views! With 9’ceilings, granite, laminate & more!
LOOKING FOR SPACE & LARGE YARD! Take a look at this immaculate 2362 sq.ft basement entry home on a 7537sq.ft lot with 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, potential for 3rd bath!
W.Maple Ridge $261,500
W.Maple Ridge $430,000
NEW LISTING Nicole
Sold@ThePearceTeam.com 11933 - 224th St., Maple Ridge
• Huge, fully fenced backyard • Large, one bedroom suite downstairs for the inlaws
New listing..a picture perfect 902sq.ft, corner unit, backs onto greenbelt with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Granite & laminate, new carpet & custom fireplace!
A GREAT BUY... Backs onto wooded parkland! Great westside location, 2025 sq.ft basement entry, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths & fantastic gazebo w/8person good functioning hot tub, private yard & fenced!
W.Maple Ridge $469,500
Port Coquitlam $414,500
Port Coquitlam $187,000
• Double garage provides tons of room for storage
WALK TO EVERYTHING.. Such a convenient location & affordable! A very clean well maintained 680 sq.ft., 1 bedroom ground floor unit w/fenced private patio overlooks the courtyard & mountain view!
• • • • •
• • • •
to view these properties & more! EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
Master Medallion Club 9 years
25053 130A AVE., MAPLE RIDGE
* Conventional & CMHC * Pre-approvals * Purchases * Refinance & Renewals
604-595-7620 24 hrs.
3 Yr. Variable Mortgage Prime - .75% = 2.25%
Aneesa , AMP 604-501-7700
24 hrs. Investment Properties * Self Employed * Construction Financing * 1st & 2nd Mortgages
7 Year 10 Year
2.64 2.99 3.49 3.54 3.59 4.69 4.89
Head Office #103-7337-137th Street, Surrey, B.C. V3W 1A4 Tel: 604-501-7700 Fax: 604-501-7738 To l l F r e e : 1 - 8 7 7 - 5 6 6 - 7 5 8 7 We b s i t e : w w w. m t g - p l u s . c o m Rates subject to change/O.A.C.Lender/Broker fees may apply with prior consent of the client
20147 PATTERSON AVE., MAPLE RIDGE
Custom 5100 sq.ft. rancher with full basement Four bedrooms on main plus two down Large sundeck with hot tub Detached 24 x 30 shop with heat and power Set on a private .35 acre on cul-de-sac MLS# V892664
10040 248TH ST., MAPLE RIDGE
• Almost 5 pristine acres • Across the street from development (future potential?) • 2500 sq.ft. updated home • Room for the inlaws on lower level • Large detached shop with office
• • • •
985 LOMBARDY DR., POCO
Spacious home in Lincoln Park, 3 beds up Open plan with bay window & F/P in living room Large fenced yard for kids and pets Upgrades include: vinyl windows heritage doors & covered patio
26482 128TH AVE., MAPLE RIDGE
6500 sq ft home with main floor nanny suite Chef’s kitchen, granite counters, island End of cul de sac backing on Kanaka Cr Park Very private acre, gated with inground pool
OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-4 21504 DEWDNEY TRUNK RD., M.R.
• 1900 sq.ft. basement home • Updates include floors, paint, appliances, bathroom, crown mouldings + kitchen • Easy to make a self contained suite
5000 sq.ft. home with 800 sq.ft. Great Room Pool, hot tub for the outdoor entertainer 5 bedrooms, H/W floors, Granite, A/C +++! 1.2 fenced acres on city water and sewer
OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4
DON’T BE FOOLED...TUCKED AWAY is this private, 2.3 acre parcel with a 2164sq.ft home & beautiful grounds, 3 outbuildings includes large detached 2 bay garage w/power & heat.
• • • •
#11-23151 HANEY BYPASS
$514,900 COMFORT AT AN INVITING PRICE.. Just so affordable for the 55+! Only 12yrs.old, 1069sq.ft modular in a shared cooperative park with only a $100 monthly fee!
NEW LISTING • Vaulted ceilings with tons of windows • French doors leading out to large fenced backyard • Large double garage with expansive crawl space for storage • Close to the West Coast Express
COMFORT AT AN INVITING PRICE... A end unit located in ‘Riverwood’, with 1738 sq.ft, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, good complex, low strata fees, terrific quiet convenient location!
22817 116TH AVE.
NEW LISTING 7531 LARK ST., MISSION
A GREAT HOME FOR YOUR BUDGET! Backs onto park! A good starter home, a nice 2 storey home with 1840sq.ft, 3 bedrooms, gamesroom & 2.5 baths!
OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4
• Almost 4500 square feet with a triple garage • 10x30 partially covered deck overlooking the fenced yard and greenbelt • Within walking distance to the West Coast Express • Plenty of room for the in-laws
• EXTENSIVE amounts of updates throughout
New listing...huge 2603 sq.ft rancher with finished basement on a private 8636 sq.ft lot, new windows, furnace & hw tank plus hardwood floors!
# 418 19091 MCMYN RD PITT MEADOWS OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 McMyn Mews - Beautiful 2 bedroom corner suite with 2 full bathrooms. 9 foot ceilings, in-suite laundry/ storage. Secure underground parking. Gorgeous mountain view! Located very close to shopping and West Coast Express.
Luke Ash 604-349-7501
Brookside Realty 11933 224th Street., Maple Ridge
A18 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
- 50 HOMES SOLD O
0! 0 9 ST
H , G 9 N
I D 2 U $8 L H
Don’t Miss The Opportunity To Own
Take A Virtual Tour of Our Showhome
at this exclusiv e bur k e mounta in com munit y. Set on the gentle slopes of The Foothills, Avondale consists of a limited number of exclusive single-family homes created specifically for Morningstar by renowned home designer Frederick T. Sale. Spacious, luxurious and contemporary in every sense, the homes of Avondale will form a defining community that is destined to set a new standard for elegant living in Coquitlam.
Exclusi v e Single Fa mily Homes Sta rting From
Burke Mountain, Coquitlam Highland Drive
$829,900 including hst! Pine Way tree
Coquitlam Centre 7
Lou ghee dH wy
Coast Meridian Rd
Sales Centre and 3 Fully Furnished Showhomes Open Daily Noon - 6:PM (except friday) 3402 Princeton Avenue, Coquitlam | (604) 941-6512
A Signature Morningstar Community By Frederick T. Sale
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A19
TO VIEW INSIDE PICTURES ACCESS MY WEBSITE: www.grahamhung.com CLOSE TO UNIVERSITY
2376 AUSTIN, COQ
REAT VALUE!! LOT VALUE - G Build New Starter Home or X 120’
VICTORIA WNHOME EXCLUSIVE TO top to bottom
G NEW LISTIN 2200 PANORAMA PT. MOODY $629,000
Sold st Li Over
Di n S oSlOdL s !
ek 2 we
3 Level Townhome Best Location in Complex
Tastefully Updated Huge landscaped lot
• QUEST, Heritage Woods most desirable townhomes • Nestled on top of quiet, dead end row with view • large unit with 4 bdrms, walkout bsmt, 2 car gar • Open kitchen w/centre island, hardwoold flrs • lvgrm w/cosy gas fireplace, slider access to deck
• Nestled in prime residential neighbourhood w/lane • Upgrades include thermal windows, updated bathrms • Hardwood flrs on main, updated light fixtures • Finished bsmt w/large in-law suite • Sits on large 66X153 private lot w/fountain, patio
2247 MONASHEE, CQ $779,000
o lLdD SO ist L S r e Ov 3 LEVEL W/MT.BAKER VIEW
dD o lL SO S to List
• Solid & immaculate large 3 level w/finished bsmt • Quality oak kitchen w/centre isle & counter space • Large master w/ w.i. closet, firepl & 5pce ensuite • Easy driving access to Coq.Centre & Superstores
large lot 66’ older home on • Well maintain ce, dows, new furna lude thermal win ces • Upgrades inc kitchen applian r we ne , int pa new exterior y g, schools & Hw y Park, shoppin • Close to Mund single carport ard with patio & • Private backy
from ded & renewed • Stylishly upgra uite closet & 4 pce ens e master walk-in • 3 bdrm w/hug ce pla fire s ga w/ sy is spacious & co • Sunny livingrm flrg w ne , ainted ated, totally rep • All baths renov oy t move in & enj bu do to ng thi , no • Shows like new
2060 EDGEWOOD AVE $679,000
LOCATION, LOCATION !
• Beautifully maintained 3 level home w/fin bsmt • Lge kitchen w/centre isle & stainless appliances • KItchen has slider access to newer private deck • Close to scholls, library & recreation center
Want The Best Home Missing Photo 0917098.JPG
for your pets and your family?
For the Best Moves whether you are selling, buying or just moving up!
Call Graham Hung
for a Confidential Consultation
GRAHAM H UNG R
Royal LePage Coronation West
Simply The Best Results
A20 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
We Believe in You.
INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Announcements ...............................................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000
We want you to be a success story!
Over 45 Diploma Programs
Call our New Westminster Campus
Sales Centre Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:00am - 5:00pm Email: classiﬁed@postmedia.com Fax: 604-444-3050 Delivery: 604-942-3081
Place ad on your lin 24/7 e
jobs careers advice
A division of Postmedia Network Inc.
Classiﬁed Display Ad Deadlines
Classiﬁed Line Ad Deadlines
Wed. Newspaper - Fri. 2:45pm Fri. Newspaper - Wed. 2:45pm
Wed. Newspaper - Mon. 2:45pm Fri. Newspaper - Thur. 9:30am
FEATUREDEMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT 1403
CRIMINAL RECORD? Canadian pardon seals record. American waiver allows legal entry. Why risk employment, business, travel, licensing, deportation? All CANADIAN / AMERICAN Work & Travel Visa’s. 604-282-6668 or 1-800-347-2540
1030 MENZIES, Claire
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our Mom and Grandma, Claire Menzies, a long time resident of New Westminster, on July 27, 2011. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Carman, in 1986. She will be forever remembered and sadly missed by her children - Donna (Roy) andGary(Louise),grandchildren - Shanna, Traci, Andrew, Sarah and Ashley, sister - Patricia, her special long time companion, Gus, as well as many relatives and friends. She was a gentle, loving and supportive woman who always appreciated and cherished those close to her. She will be forever in our hearts. A funeral mass was held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church – 330 Royal Avenue in New Westminster on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm. Viewing was at 11:00am To view photos and share a comment please go to www.mem.com
All advertising published in this newspaper is accepted on the premise that the merchandise and services offered are accurately described and willingly sold to buyers at the advertised prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. Advertising that does not conform to these standards or that is deceptive or misleading, is never knowingly accepted. If any reader encounters non-compliance with these standards we ask that you inform the Publisher of this newspaper and The Advertising Standards Council of B.C. OMISSION AND ERROR: The publishers do not guarantee the insertion of a particular advertisement on a specified date, or at all, although every effort will be made to meet the wishes of the advertisers. Further, the publishers do not accept liability for any loss or damage caused by an error or inaccuracy in the printing of an advertisement beyond the amount paid for the space actually occupied by the portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred. Any corrections or changes will be made in the next available issue. The Burnaby Now & The New Westminster Record will be responsible for only one incorrect insertion with liability limited to that portion of the advertisement affected by the error. Request for adjustments or corrections on charges must be made within 30 days of the ad’s expiration. For best results please
check your ad for accuracy the first day it appears. Refunds made only after 7 business days notice!
CHURCH PARKING LOT SALE Parking Lot Sale and Home Baking! Visit St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church at 1030 Sperling Ave., in Burnaby on Saturday, August 13th, 2011, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Rain or Shine. Call: (604) 420-4021
Lost & Found
Career Services/ Job Search
MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees needed! Hospitals & Dr.’s need medical office & medical admin staff. No experience? Need training? Career training & job placement available. 1-888-748-4126.
ONLINE, COLLEGE ACCREDITED, WEB DESIGN TRAINING, administered by the Canadian Society for Social Development. Learn web design from the comfort of your home! Visit: www.ibde.ca Apply today! AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $30 each for first 2 lessons! ( 1 hour) Door to door service! Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com
TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/ Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 31 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.
FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $62!
Burnaby: Aug 7 or 27 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Coq • Sry • Rcmd • P.Meadows • Lgly Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice Since 2003!
Hilltop Academy 604-930-8377
Become a Registered Personal Trainer
• Earn up to $70/hr. • Government Financial Aid may be available.
Become a Registered Personal Trainer. See our ad under Education. Hilltop 604-930-8377 is currently looking for physically fit
– LINE HAUL FREIGHT EVENING DRIVERS – CLASS 1 HOUSEHOLD VAN OPERATORS. Union wages/ benefits apply. Join Bandstra, family owned co. since 1955. Fax abstract and resume to: 604-273-8534 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
$100 New Balance Shoes Voucher to our Oct. class
BECOME A PERSONAL WELLNESS COACH. Fastest growing industry. $65.00/hr. Flex. Hours. Full training. Call 604-576-2485
BURNABY VETERINARY HOSPITAL is looking for a F/T Kennel Assistant. Shifts are mainly mornings with 1-2 evening shifts/week. Prior experience with animal handling/care required. Please send resumes to email@example.com
Deli Butcher Shop NOW HIRING
■ Deli Counter Staff F/T or P/T Position ■ General Help / Janitorial PT/FT position Willing to train. No experience neccessary. Apply in person to:
6616 Beresford St, Burnaby
CARE FACILITY requires
★ CASUAL MAINTENANCE ★ CASUAL HOUSEKEEPING / LAUNDRY AIDES
if you have lost or found a dog
with Building Services Certificate and relevant experience. Resumes to:
Blenheim Lodge 3263 Blenheim St., Vancouver, BC, V6L 2X7 Fax: 604-732-7316 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call 604-444-3000 Fax 604-444-3050 TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Postmedia Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email email@example.com and they will investigate.
FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS
between May 1, 2011 - August 15, 2011
• Practical Nursing • Heathcare Assistant • Legal • Medical Ofﬁce Assistant • Early Childhood Education • Business Management • Pharmacy Assistant • Bachelor of Business Adminstration Degree • Community Support Worker SS &AL *Not all programs available at all campuses
New Westminster Campus:
6 0 4-520-3900
Join us on facebook: http://facebook.com/spottshaw
• 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
Exp. Construction Cleaner req’d to work on floor buffing & final cleaning. Call Steven ★ 604-338-8102
CERTIFIED RECREATION AIDES
AdvoCare Health has F/T & Casual positions, to work days & evenings in Burnaby. Alternate Model of CareDementia experience preferred. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Class 4 License preferred. Competitive wages & benefits Jaylene.Smilie@ advocarehealth.com
CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, Affordable. Our A+ BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT \TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for your FREE INFORMATION BOOKLET. 1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com
We are a holistic clinic looking to increase our services. Wellness First Clinic has available rooms for an Acupuncturist, Reflexologist or N.D. If interested, please forward resume to Recruiting@ WellnessFirstClinic.com.
F/T SALESPERSON for wholesale seafood plant in Richmond. No experience. No phone calls or drop ins. Fax: 604-270-6513 or firstname.lastname@example.org Levico Lighting is an importer of decorative lighting products. We require an experienced Business Development manager to handle all sales and marketing responsibilities and liaise with our distribution network across Canada. Please forward resume to Recruiting@LevicoLighting.com
Featured Emp. On next page 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
FEATUREDEMPLOYMENT PETS & LIVESTOCK 3507
Residential Support Workers
BACI seeks residential and day support workers for positions supporting individuals with disabilities to find employment & explore and be active members of their community. Ability and experience working with individuals with challenging behaviours, using positive behavior supports and alternate communication methods required. If you enjoy being active, are flexible, & want to make a difference in someone’s life, we would like to hear from you! NVCI & First-Aid/CPR required – can obtain upon hire. Competitive wages and great benefits. Please email resume & cover letter to: email@example.com Only short listed candidates will be contacted. www.gobaci.com
CATS for ADOPTION Royal City Humane Society. 604-524-6447 www.rchs.bc.ca
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652
Customer Care Representative (M/F, Full-Time) New Westminster/Travelling Role
COTON DE Tulear puppies avail. very rare, small breed, intelligent, non-shed, agile, affectionate, always happy. vet check, dewormed, microchip, 1st shots, ready to go. $2000. Call 604-377-1803
Our award-winning hearing health care organization SPACE currently seeks a self-motivated, service-oriented BOOKING and caring individual for 3 days p/week at our New West location and 2 days p/week HEARING in various locations For: CONNECT throughout Greater Vancouver / Fraser Valley. Rep: TAgrios
1324142 Duties include Ad#: general office administration, billing, incoming client calls, outgoing sales calls, exceptional client service, minor hearing instrument cleaning and repairs (extensive training provided). Experience in working with the elderly and/or hard of hearing is an asset. Valid driver’s license/access to a vehicle; reception/ofﬁce experience; and MS Ofﬁce knowledge required. Please send resume & cover letter quoting CCR0711-NWF via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. No phone calls please.
For Sale Miscellaneous
25' HD TV & Entertainment Unit $50. Call 778-846-5275 57' PROJECTION TV & Entertainment Unit $75 obo. Call 778-846-5275 A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464.
Saturday only, August 6th, From 10am - 3pm Oaklands Housing Co-op, #41 - 5955 Oakdale Road (Royal Oak/Kingsway )
Office Equipment and Furniture
U-SHAPED DESK, two stations, 4 drawers, 2 cupboards. Excellent cond. 604 921-7008
DO-IT-YOURSELF STEEL BUILDINGS Priced to Clear Make an Offer! Ask About Free Delivery, most areas! Call for Quick Quote and Free Brochure 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170. **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348 SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.
Montessori School 1630 Edinburgh St., New West.
• Ages 2½ - 6 Years Old • Preschool & Kindergarten • Full Montessori Curriculum
Cares! The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to ﬁnding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.
To Book Your AD in the Now Classifieds CALL 604-444-3000
DENIED CANADA PENSION plan disability benefits? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Call Allison Schmidt at 1-877-793-3222. www.dcac.ca
Cut Your Debt by up to 70% DEBT Forgiveness Program Avoid Bankruptcy, Stops Creditor Calls. Much lower Payments at 0% Interest. We work for You, not Your Creditors.
GLASS TOP Wicker Table & 4 chairs, excel condition, $125 obo. Call 604-521-0928
Get people focused on your Garage Sale
LUXURY PET HOTEL @ YVR New customer special $17/ night www.jetpetresort.com
For Sale by Owner
Houses - Sale
Registered Massage Services
TRAINED MASSEUSE $55/hr, Call Kathy 778-885-5254 www.massagebykathy.info
TRUE ADVICE! TRUE Clarity! TRUE PSYCHICS! 1-877-478-4410 (18+) 3.19/min. 1-900-528-6256 truepsychics.ca
FAMILY- RUN OCEANFRONT motel in Campbell River, beach access, kitchenettes, campfire, picnic tables. $69/night, weekly rate specials. 1-250-923-5421 edgewatermotel.shutterfly.com
Beautiful 1 bedroom condo. This great condo has everything you need! Sleeps four, complete kitchen, cozy living area with fireplace, Flat screen tv, vcr, dvd, balcony overlooking courtyard, Underground parking. Swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. Sun to Thurs: $89 per night. Fri & Sat: $109 per night based on two night minimum. For reservations or more info go to www.magellan.directvacations.com
or call 604-785-5672
Difficulty Making Payments? Penalty? No Equity? We Take Over Your Payment! No Fees!! Call Kristen today 604-812-3718 GVCPS Inc. / www.GVCPS.ca
❏WE BUY HOMES❏
Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!
604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca
5BDRM/2BTH 9151 139th Street, Surrey, BC Open House Aug 6, 7 11am-3pm Realtors welcome! Surrey -Large and newly renovated Family House in the heart of BEARCREEK, 1 blk to elem. sch. $469,000 Call: (604) 724-4325 email: email@example.com
20 ACRE LAND FORECLOSURES $0Down, take over $99/mo.(usd). Was $16,900 (usd). Now $12,900 (usd)! Near El Paso Texas. Beautiful Views, Owner financing. Money Back Guarantee. FREE color brochure! 1-800-843-7537
FEATURED HOMES 6008
702 - 9222 UNIVERSITY CRESCENT Simon Fraser University • $558,800 Altaire by Polygon features one of the gorgeous mountain and Burrard Inlet views. Facing north, this 946 Sq.ftunit provides the most comfortable environment all seasons round! It offers convenient transit as it is on SFU campus. With the two bedrooms separated by an open concept kitchen/dining/living room, it provides more privacy. This building is still under 2-5-10 warranty with NO HST.
JESS KUANG 604-773-4295 Sutton Group – Seafair Realty
Out Of Town Property
9299 Main Street, Chilliwack Property: 2 buildings totaling 29,239 sf (21,864 sf and 7,375 sf) Year built: 1960; Site: 3.09 Acres Bid Date: August 10, 2011 www.safewayrealtyholdings.com Inquiries: (403) 730-3552
Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack fully renovated 3400sf 3br 3ba character home $458,900 795-2997 id5402 Cultus Lake 1040sf 2br 1.5ba modular rancher, large lot $96,200 858-9301 id5400 Langley Senior’s Bargain 1000sf 2br 1ba up level tnhse, 55+ $155K 532-1772 id5371 Maple Ridge price reduced 4.9ac serviced fabulous view lot $379K 722-3996 id4694 Squamish Resort Living 650sf 1br condo concrete bldg, view $300K 808-9288 id5397
★ ALERT: WE BUY HOUSES ★ Older House! Damaged House! Difficulty Selling! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Call Us First!
S. Surrey/ White Rock
1 BR condo White Rock, nr Peace Arch Hospital, large patio, gas f/p. Good rental Income investment. No rental or age restrictions. Pets ok. Gym & amen room. Reasonable Strata fees. $272,000. Call 1% Realtor Jackie 604-805-3437
BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK! College Park, Port Moody
301B Evergreen Drive
Large, 3 bdrm., 3 bath townhome. Three levels, approx. 1800 sq. ft. Features include: Lge. L/R with wood-burning ﬁreplace & view of greenbelt; den area with sep. laundry and storage. Top ﬂoor has 3 lge. bdrms, 4-pce. bath & 2-pce.ensuite.Closetoelementary school, beaches and parks.
Jess F. LaFramboise 604-815-7190
BUSINESS/FINANCE Time to Get
Call 1-866-690-3328 STEEL BUILDING SALE... SPECIALS from $5 to $12/sq. ft. Great pricing on ABSOLUTELY every model, width and length. Example: 30’Wx50’Lx16’H. NOW $11,900.00. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers 1-800-668-5422.
4BDRM/3.5BTH 1/2 Duplex E. Cambie Mortgage helper home in desirable area! Updtd. and reno. Spacious one bedroom suite. Shows well. Price:619K Call: (604)227-1760
Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957
PUREBRED Mini Long-hair Dachshunds & Purebred Pugs 8&9 weeks $700. (604) 805-4478 Jack Russells 3months old, Tri-colored, shots, tails docked, 2 females, $450obo (604)302-3227 ENGLISH Bulldogs Purebred, CKC Reg, Sold w/$500 of free boarding at our country kennel. 2 boys left. Avail 8th August. BulldogsBC.com $2,300 (604) 898-9044 firstname.lastname@example.org
BOXER CKC reg, show, champion lines, chip, white male, health tested, vet checked, shots. call 604-987-0020
CHIHUAHUA. Black or tan. 8 weeks old. First shots. Ready to go! $500/each. 604-594-1223
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A21
FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery. IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS will lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 22 out of 26 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Receive a $500 Gift Card. 1-888-593-6095.
Money to Loan
Need Cash Today?
✔Do you Own a Car? ✔Borrow up to $10000.00 ✔No Credit Checks! ✔Cash same day, local ofﬁce www.REALCARCASH.com
Business Opps/ Franchises
#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 email@example.com
#1 IN PARDONS Remove your criminal record. Get started TODAY for ONLY $49.95/mo. Limited Time Offer. FASTEST GUARANTEED Pardon in Canada. FREE Consultation: 1-866-416-6772 www.ExpressPardons.com
Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
Bank On Us!
Beat bank rates for purchases and reﬁnances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca
1-BEDROOM AP T. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
Go to http://www.royalcityrecord.com or call 604-444-3000.
A22 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
SUDOKU Fun By The Numbers
Like puzzles? Then you'll love Sudoku. This mind-bending puzzle will have you hooked from the moment you square off, so sharpen your pencil and put your Sudoku savvy to the test!
1 BR in Surrey, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, no pets, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040
BBY 1BR, Loughd Stn skytrain, all appls, sec’d prkg, gym/sauna. $875 Sep1. NS/NP 604-570-0556 BBY, Lghd Mall. 1 BR $825 Avail Aug 1. 2 BR, $1100, Avail Sept 1. Incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882
Here's How It Works:
BBY NORTH 2 BR apt, 4th flr, all appls, enste w/d, $1600 + utils. nr BCIT. Aug 1. 778-242-0014
Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a Sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must ﬁll each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can ﬁgure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle! Aug. 2
BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet 1 Br, $875 incld heat, hw, hardwood, 1 yr lease, np, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803 COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604- 805-9490 AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
1 & 2 BEDROOM APT
1. Airborne (abbr.) 4. Mother 7. The 17th Greek letter 10. Small indeﬁnite quantity 12. Grandmothers 14. Semitic fertility god 15. Aba ____ Honeymoon 16. Bearded reddish sheep of So. Asia 17. Breezed through 18. Used of one who is overly conceited 20. Ofﬁcial document seal 22. Flight to avoid arrest
1. Form a sum 2. Plural of 37 across 3. Northeast by north 4. The mother of Jesus 5. Ofﬁce of Naval Intelligence 6. “Serpico” author Peter 7. A speed competition 8. A minute amount (Scott.) 9. Not new 11. Jailhouses 12. Eggnog spice 13. Most slick 14. 3rd largest city in Maine 19. An account of incidents or events 21. NYC’s Insatiable Critic Greene
23. Records the brain’s electric currents 24. NW Swiss city ___-Stadt 26. Slovenly persons 29. Hit lightly 30. Favoring social equality 35. A metal-bearing mineral 36. Tennis barrier 37. Women’s undergarment 38. Psychic object movement 44. An easy return in a high arc 45. More dried-up 46. Tears down (alt. sp.) 48. Military mailbox 24. Uncovers 25. White aspen 27. Sacred Christian book 28. Gallipoli gulf 29. A tiny round mark 31. NY Times writer Crittenden 32. Side sheltered from the wind 33. Belonging to a thing 34. Catch in wrongdoing 39. Removes pencil marks 40. Cap with a ﬂat circular top & visor 41. Humorously sarcastic 42. Iridaceous plants 43. A ribbon belt 47. Traipse 50. Common Indian weaverbird
49. Sufﬁx for similar 50. Washbowls 53. Melanie Wilkes’ husband 56. Late Show’s Letterman 57. Reproduction of a form 59. Mild yellow Dutch cheese 61. Afﬁrmative votes 62. Gives over 63. Pins 64. 1776 female decendant’s org. 65. A lump of gum 66. Pen point
on Balmoral Street available June 1. Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
NEW WEST. Reno’d 1 BR suite, new applis, flooring & fixtures. Rent is from $795. 604-724-8353 POCO DWNTWN, almost new 2 BR Condo, 2 f/bths, 6 appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr all amens, N/s, N/p, $1220/mo. Call 604-942-8649 PT MOODY New Port Village Lrg 2 BR, f/p, 7 appls, sec’d prkg, rec fac. Sept 1. $1450. 604-469-6990
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768 Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.
No pets. Available now.
St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.
Call 604-518-5040 New Westminster
909 - 12th Street
Bright 2 BR ste. New carpets & paint. Fridge, stove and W/D in building. $850. N/P, N/S. Lease and excellent references a must.
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
Queens Avenue 136 10th St, New West
2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse, $1114 & $1303 includes heat & hot water, w/d hookup & common laundry & u/grd prkg. $1200 share purchase.
Call Shirley 604-861-8667 www.queens-ave-coop.ca
Houses - Rent
ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West
Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798
BBY, N. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, $1500/mo, cls to school, bus, skytrain, Nr Brentwood Mall, Now. 604-298-7781 or 778-855-8871
301 MAUDE RD.
COQ, Como Lake. 4 BR, split level, 2.5 baths. 4 appl, sundeck, f/yard. Nr bus & schools. Ns/np. $1750/mo. Immed. 604-552-5893
Excellent, 2 BR ground floor Condo, close to Newport Village, 5 appls, Sept 1, N/S, $1050. Will be available long term. Lease and excellent references a must.
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789
Coq./Poco/ Port Moody
POCO Nr Coq Ctr. Own BR, $425 & BR & bath $450. Incls utils, W/D. Refs req’d. 604-475-0262
2 BR main flr, sep ent, M/Ridge, 227th, $850/mo, incls all utils, no lndry, N/s, N/p. 604-467-6756 BBY SFU, 2 BR, 1000sf, bright & clean, share washer. $850 + 50% utils. Ns/np. Now. 604-421-1196
BBY, SOUTH. Newer 1 BR, f/bath. No w/d, NS/NP. $700/mo incl hydro/cbl. 604-527-7793 BBY. Very clean 1 BR suite. F/p, kitchen, full bath & utils. NS/NP. $800/mo. Immed. 604-420-1077 POCO N. Lrg 1 BR bsmt, lrg kitchen, open concept, w/d, alrm, patio, Nr transit. Immed. $775 incl utls. NS/NP. 604-561-3320 PT COQ 2 BR, 5 Appls, $800 + utls. Near amens. Avail now. Nr Coast Mer/Prairie. 604-218-7660 New Westminster
319 HOWES STREET
Brand new ground level 1 BR + den ste in Queensborough. 5 appls. Huge park like back yard. Owners live up. $850 incls utils. Lease and perfect references a must.
Al Dodimead ACD Realty (604) 521-0311
POCO 2 BR T/H $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
RIVERS INLET COQ. 1 BR, g/lvl, full bath, priv w/d. Ns/np. $800/mo incl hydro. Near bus. Immed. 604-761-9235
Bayside Property Services Ltd.
view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
RIVERS INLET Apartments
(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.com
(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR Townhouse 1 bath, 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets.
6615 POCO, Mary Hill. 3 BR upper flr. 1½ baths. Priv w/d, d/w. Ns/np. $1500/mo incl hydro. Near bus & schools. Aug 15. 604-779-6893.
Wanted To Rent
NEW WEST or Sapperton. Senior with cockatoo bird, wants a 2 BR bsmt suite. 604-544-0198, lv msg
317 HOWES STREET
51. Afﬁrm positively 52. Smallest merganser 53. Advanced in years 54. Adam and Eve’s garden 55. Sharply directional antenna 56. Father 58. Dentist’s group 60. Mutual savings bank
• Use this space for reference …as you browse the classifieds
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
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
Absolutely spotless home in Queensborough. 3-4 bedrooms on two levels, 1.5 baths and huge park like back yard. $1150. N/S, N/P. Lease and perfect references a must. Al Dodimead, ACD Realty 604 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).
HOT SPOT FOR SALE
BBY SOUTH To share 2 BR hse, nr transit, $595 incls utils, Refs. Avail Now. ns/np. 604-433-3113
For For information information call call 604-444-3000 604-998-0218
The Record • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • A23
ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470 RENO’S, CARPENTRY, Drywall. 30 years experience. Phone David • 604-825-4072
A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162
EUROPEAN LADY CLEANING
Professional & Friendly Residential & Commercial. Cleaning Schedule: Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, Move-in/Out, Occasional, 1 time. Free Estimates. Call Ally • 604-362-3007 TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671
Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat/lawn/cedar fence/paving stones, trim trees. 604-377-3107 ★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
Moving & Storage
B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~
• Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 A MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872
DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984
Lawn & Garden
AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
Renovations & Home Improvement
HANDYMAN; Reasonable rates. You name it - we DO it! Call Peder • 604-339-2419
Oil Tank Removal
● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265
*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 firstname.lastname@example.org
WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 778-317-1256
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
LICENSED ELECTRICIAN res/ comm, small jobs ok. Free Est, Reas. Lic106797. 604-773-5190 ABACUS ELECTRIC.ca Lic Elect Contr 97222. 40 years exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! BBB. 778-988-9493
Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates GARDENING SERVICE
Many years exp ★ Free Est ★ ★ Lawn cuts ★ Garden maintainance. ★ Tree topping & trimming ★ Power raking, aeration.
Call Mr. Van 604-726-9741 WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
Moving & Storage
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Sept. 15 & Save 15%
Seniors 10% Disc • 28 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE Gift Card. 604-219-5555
1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca
Spring Spec*ial Su mmerSpecial WE WE PAY PAY THE THEHST! HST!
*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
604-984-9004 604-984-6560 A #1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
Tried & True Since 1902
Call for a free estimate:
BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938 FALK’S WINDOW CLEANING Gutter Cleaning & Power Washing. Call Jim Falk 778-389-1787
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Sports & Imports
2008 TOYOTA Corolla, 5 spd, 31,000 kms, $10,500. 604-787-2048, 987-3308
1994 CADILLAC El Dorado in mint condition. Only 86,000 KM, no accidents, black on black, leather interior, FWD, auto trans, power everything incl. sunroof, air cond. and heated seats. One original owner with all service records available. Asking $7,000 OBO. Call Rose at 604-904-6772.
1997 CHEVROLET Silverado 1500 pick-up. Great condition, 91,000 KM, no accidents, white exterior, single cab, 2-wheel/ RWD, auto trans, air, power windows and locks; CB radio hook-up, new brakes, water pump, battery and transmission. Asking $7,000 OBO. Call Rose at 604-904-6772.
2000 CHEVY Cavalier Sedan super clean. Low kms & a/c’d. Grt car at super low price. BCAA inspected $3,560. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 stk 12240 www.autofleet.biz
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM
Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
2001 FORD Focus 127,000 km Runs Great, Upgraded stereo, Very Clean, Regular maintenance. Asking $3800. Ph 604-514-1591 2007 CHEV Aveo LS 4d H/B. Grt kms,no acc’d. Fully inspected, clean front wheel drive, grt gas mileage $6,980 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12246
2003/2004 FORD E450 in great condition. Custom fitted features incl., $5K power lift tailgate, two skylights, metal-checker waterproof interior cab, tons of storage, full battery bank/inverter, water tank, heater and pump; industrial size stainless steel sink, propane flat top stove, convectional microwave, space & hook-ups for full fridge/stove/ freezer; air cond., auto trans, V10 gas engine, new tires & brakes, no accidents, only 30,000 KM. Asking only $29,000 OBO. Call Rose at 604-904-6772.
14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4995. 604-519-0075
SAIL Boat San Juan 21 Fully race equipped. All sails included. Swing keel,kick up rudder, with heavy duty galvanized trailer included. Well cared for with all clear Canadian titles. $5,999 email: email@example.com
Visit us online to receive a special discount:
Scrap Car Removal
A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $150 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
604 628 9044
Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
2009 INFINITY FX35. Gray SUV. 32,000 km. Mint cond. Moving must sell! $38,168. 604-339-1859 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
At Save on Roofing - specialize reroof/repair★ Fully Ins. WCB. 24/7, Free est. 778-892-1266 firstname.lastname@example.org
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232
2008 F-350 LARIAT S/C 4WD LWB (DVD) No acc’d, loaded Clean in/ out. BCAA inspected & Carproof $28,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12172
Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
Sports & Imports
1990 VW Conv . 4cyl, 5 spd, air cared till 07/12, 247K, great cond. $1900 obo, 604-794-3503 1996 TOYOTA Tercel, 2 dr, auto, silver, air cared, good cond. $2900, 604-805-5187 or 924-623
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL
’07 DODGE Ram 1500 SLT quad cab 4WD (12000) low kms, clean local lease no acc’ds. BCAA inspected. $21,960 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12000
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $99 + dump fees. Call 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
1996 FORD F150 ext cab, straight 6, 5 spd, +winter tires,
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
MATCO DESIGN - Renovations
Quality Work You Can Trust!
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Call Rob 604-307-6715
“We Keep you Dry”
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. ALWAYS CAREFUL MOVER Local & Long Distance (604) 861-8885
Concrete Cracks Repair. Foundation Walls, Basement, Parkade. Full Warranty. Call Simon (604) 473-7761
To place your ad call
$2,000 obo runs grt, 604-316-9561
2003 BMW 320i 124,000kms. Leather interior, great condition, $10,500 negotiable. call 778-882-5076 or email@example.com
2005 BMW 325I Sedan beautiful & locally owned. BCAA inspected & Carproof reports. $13,980 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12206.
1993 TERRY 25’ 5th wheel, air & many extras too much to list. To be seen is to be appreciated. Selling for health reasons. 604-792-3403 or 604-316-1492
1998 FOURWINDS CHATEAU, CLASS C MOTORHOME, 31 FOOT, E SUPERDUTY TRITON V10 46,873 kms Original owners, non smokers, no pets. All the standard features. Ready to go with Brand New Tires, Brakes, Engine Serviced. $27,499 (604) 817-9273 2004 PLEASURE- WAY PLATEAU 2.7L Mercedes Benz Turbo. 62,937k’s, Immaculate cond with exl mileage. Aircared. Features A/c, gen set 2.7 kw, awning, 17' lcd flatscreen TV, crowave oven, air compressor, alum whls, block heater oil pan heater, dash cd, dvd player hitch & wiring, 3 way dometic 3 cu ft fridge, 2 burner stove, furnace, 6 gal, auto ignite water heater, fantastic fan, water heater bypass, power door locks, power mirrors & windows, cruise control, dual airbags, anti lock brakes, shower, toilet, medicine cabinet, leather seating surfaces, ride rite air helper, springs, auxiliary battery disconnect, memory foam cushions, remote keyless entry, auto trans, diesel, spare tire. 21’ 11', slps 2, $64,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
view ads online@
A24 • Wednesday, August 3, 2011 • The Record
Langley Farm Market PRODUCE
OKANAGAN CHERRIES (LAPIN)
Product of B.C. • $1.94/kg
Product of B.C. • $4.38/kg
HOT HOUSE LONG ENGLISH CUCUMBERS
ON-THE-VINE TOMATOES Product of B.C. • $2.16/kg
Beef Strip Loins (NY) (AA) $14.53/kg..................................................
HOT HOUSE RED BELL PEPPERS Product of B.C. • $2.18/kg
M E AT
S/L B/L Chicken Breast Portion /lb
Gnocchi with Potato
(500g)............................................ 2 for
Spectrum Naturals Almond Oil (375mL) Walnut Oil (375mL) ............................ $749ea
BA K E RY
Garlic Herb Bread
White Sub Buns
WE ARE HIRING!
(946mL) ......................................... 2 for $300 Assorted Flavours
Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies
(340g)...................................................... $2 49ea
German Edam Cheese
Valid Wed. Aug. 3 - Sun. Aug. 11, 2011 while quantities last
For Freshness and Quality you can count on!
for the following positions: • Deli Counter Helper • Stocker • Cashier
Beef Outside Round Steak (AA)
G RO C E RY
LFM LANGLEY FARM MARKET
• YOUR CHOICE • OUR HONOUR • OUR EFFORTS • OUR AWARD
Thank you to all our valued customers for supporting us!
Published on Aug 3, 2011