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‘Over the moon’ about Pride Hells Angels at fest ◗ CITY
Second annual Pride Week exceeds all expectations BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER email@example.com
Organizers of New Westminster’s 2011 Pride Week events were hoping to get a better turnout in the celebration’s second year and, brother, they got it. “It was beyond our wildest expectations. We’re over the moon and happy that it keeps growing. It’s growing faster than we expected,” said Andre Hall, Royal City Pride Society president. “I think there was about 1,500 people in the park over the day.” Better weather, bigger musical acts, more publicity and more help from sponsors helped draw the crowds, according to Nancy Kato, the society’s communications director. “We thought it was absolutely fabulous. It was a huge turnout,” Kato said. Turnout for pride was in the lower hundreds in the inaugural year in 2010. Pride Week 2011 consisted of 10 events over four days including a dance, meet-and-greet, brunches and barbecues, a stage show, the “Hill in Heels” march up the Sixth Street hill in high heels for charity, an official proclamation at city hall recognizing Pride Week and a pride party in Tipperary Park. “Every event was packed. There was not one event that was slow,” Hall said. A highlight of this year’s event for Hall was the amount of support coming from local politicos and police, including New Westminster MLA Dawn Black and New Westminster-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly, some provincial government representatives including Premier Christy Clark’s outreach worker and former CTV anchor Pamela Martin, as well as a couple cabinet ministers.
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Spinning: From left, Jessica Gilmartin and Laura Taylor, instructors from Polenastics Dance and Fitness Canada, were at the second annual pride event in New Westminster’s Tipperary Park. “I’m also happy that the mayor came back from his vacation that day to do the proclamation and to celebrate with us. It’s astonishing that he did that,” Hall said. “The police were beyond amaz-
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The arts come alive in New Westminster
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A garden of colours: Art was in bloom in the Royal City during the annual New West Cultural Crawl held Aug. 13 and 14. The event included a variety of events, while local artists and galleries opened their doors to the public. Top left, Ross Hood and Anne O’Shaugnessy, along with Pat Emmerson, top right, enjoyed some tea during the Port Royal community garden English tea party. At far right, poet laureate Candice James recites poetry in Hyack Square. Above centre, Terry Erickson works on a painting of a butterﬂy while fellow artist Jean Konkle, above left, paints on a unique canvas: a rock. At right, Alicia Lance tries her hand at some arts and crafts with Charlene Doberstein.
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be acceptable to invite them. Not with what’s going on – why would we?” The Vancouver Sun has reported that a member of the Red Scorpions was killed and a member of the White Rock Hells Angels was seriously injured after gunfire erupted outside a busy Kelowna casino on Sunday afternoon. That incident has heightened concerns about the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club’s attendance at the 12th Street Music Festival. Coun. Bob Osterman said city council will have to have an in camera meeting with its solicitor to discuss the issue and get legal advice. “I was totally shocked when I saw them there,” he said. “I thought it was inappropriate. That is not the image of a family function.” While the city had thought “good common sense” would be used to approve vendors at community festivals, Osterman said that didn’t occur, so guidelines may be needed. “I don’t think you can be too safe,” he said. “Our goal is to have community functions that are safe for families.” John Ashdown, president of the West End Business Association, has issued an apology to the city for the “misjudgment” in allowing the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club to display its merchandise at the festival. In November 2009, New
Westminster city coun- ities of the Hells Angels. cil approved an arts and Wright, who is chair of the culture grant to the West New Westminster police End Business Association board, left Tuesday for a for the 12th Street Music policing conference in Regina, where he expected Festival. to discuss the issue The grant was with other memapproved to assist bers of the police with costs associboard attending ated with tents, the conference. setup for the New Westevent, and policminster Chief ing and engineerConst. Dave Jones ing services. said he’s written Gary a letter to the city Holowatiuk, the council to convey city’s director of a “high level” of finance and infor- Wayne Wright disappointment mation technolLots of calls and concern about ogy, said the city provided $4,300 for in-kind the Hells Angels’ attenservices and $2,000 in cash dance at the event. He said police officers had attended for the 2011 event. “Council has asked to do traffic control and that staff look at chang- pedestrian safety, and to ing some of the wording staff a display at the festival, but their role in the grant guidewould have been lines in order to different if they’d flag that we really known the Hells do expect orgaAngels would nizations to suphave a booth at port strong social the event. and community “If they are values, and have going to be presevents and projent, our policing ects that are not strategy is totally offensive to othDave Jones different in a comers,” he said. munity setting,” Wright said Disappointed he said. the city received Although the Hells numerous calls and emails about the motorcycle Angels are able to gather group’s attendance at the for events such as toy runs, anniversary celebrations, event. “When it happened, funerals and other events, dozens were contacting Jones said the police serus,” he said. “The greatest vice would take on a difconcern I had was on our ferent role. Instead of a “community support” role police force.” Wright said taxpayers’ such as that provided at the money goes to policing 12th Street Music Festival, efforts to monitor the activ- he said the police function
may be dedicated toward safety enforcement. “It is certainly nothing our members were too pleased had occurred,” he said. “I have written to city council to express our concerns and thoughts. I am sure that will be discussed.” Jones noted that New WestminsterPoliceService’s role varies depending on the event that officers are attending, whether it’s a parade or a festival. “You develop a plan to
deal with it accordingly,” he said. “It doesn’t means it’s all about enforcement.” In an open letter to supporters of the 12th Street Music Festival, Ashdown said organizers worked for two months to put the event together. He noted that the festival brought much-needed economic benefits to 12th Street businesses. “By attending the many other successful festivals in the Lower Mainland, we attracted vendors and
sponsors who created such a great positive energy at their festival,” he wrote. “To meet the expansion and higher than normal budget of our festival, I attended a very successful charity Show and Shine event in Coquitlam and circulated a brochure inviting cars and vendors to 12th Street in support of our version of a Show and Shine.” According to Ashdown, the HellsAngels Motorcycle Club applied for a spot to display its gear.
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Wi-Fi in the wilderness? Not in B.C., please
Ahhh, August. Time to pack up the time, places where we go to experience tent, the cooler, the camp stove, the “wonder, reverence, the feeling that one is nearer the mystery of things,” smartphone and laptop and head out as Canada’s first parks commissioner into the wilderness. described them. Or … maybe not quite For just as long, our parks so fast. Although wireless have faced threats – from loginternet is being offered at an THE RECORD ging, development interests increasing number of parks and shrinking government across the country, a recent coffers. Now add to that list wireless survey suggests many of us in B.C. are internet. content to keep our parks off the grid. With an increasingly urbanized popuWe hope it stays that way. lation, it’s tempting to see Wi-Fi as just Parks have been around a long
another park amenity – like showers, interpretive stations and barbecue pits. To think that way would be a mistake. There are few places left in the modern world that are free from the electronic clutter that occupies the rest of our lives. Parks are among them. When we turn off the smartphones and computers, we are forced to look up and do something we used to do more of – see the world around us, or talk face-to-face with each other.
Many of our most vivid childhood experiences happen outdoors. It’s doubtful that an app on the iPhone will offer that kind of memory. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for people to find time to “unplug” from work and the stresses of everyday life. Bringing internet access into the great outdoors certainly won’t help. We’re with those who would prefer to heed the call of the wild rather than the call of the Wi-Fi when we head off into nature.
Hydro report gives valuable insight IN THE HOUSE
ne of the first thoughts to cross my mind as I read a government panel report of B.C. Hydro operations was “why aren’t more of these produced?” The Hydro report provides a great glimpse into the inner workings of the huge Crown corporation, and it bared a lot of things for all to see, both positive and negative. It would be great to see a similar panel – the one in this case was made up of three civil servants – delve into the operations of other Crowns such as ICBC and B.C. Lotteries (not to mention the health authorities). The Hydro report paints a picture of a corporation that is top-heavy with bloated salaries and immersed in a “gold standard” corporate culture that strives for excellence but which also becomes mired in a cautious, self-protecting approach to things. But the report also shows how B.C. Hydro has been used as a cash cow and treated like a political football by successive provincial governments for decades. The personal compensation
issue is embarrassing for the Crown corporation. Employees are paid a massive amount of overtime, and pretty well everyone – with the exception of one per cent of the workforce – gets performance bonuses as well. Despite all the hue and cry over the years from its unionized staff that the corporation was being shifted to the private sector, the fact is B.C. Hydro has actually been growing in size year after year. A Vancouver Sun database shows that an astounding 2,371 people employed by B.C. Hydro make more than $100,000 a year. That represents more than 16 per cent of the extended public sector for the entire province. Five individuals – all members of one of the corporation’s unions – made more than $100,000 in overtime alone. In all, overtime cost more than $50 million, and performance bonuses approached that high number as well. (Of course, I don’t begrudge any B.C. Hydro linemen being paid overtime in a dangerous job to restore power at 2 a.m. during a storm.) But for all the hits B.C. Hydro is taking for the report, it can take solace in the fact that the panel has opened the door for some changes that may benefit the corporation. For example, Hydro pays the provincial government more than $300 million a year in water rental fees, which the panel notes is twice the rate paid by its ◗Hydro Page 7
Kudos, from Forseth to Black
I send deserved congratulations and a sincere thank you to Dawn Black upon her retirement. Few are willing or able to make the sacrifice to move from voter-observer, to candidate and political office holder, and to accommodate the personal criticism and loss of privacy that public office brings. From one who knows what it takes, I give my unqualified best wishes. Thank you Dawn, for your many years of dedicated service to our community. Paul Forseth, by email
Criticism of ticket is disgusting Dear Editor:
Re: Beware of parking tickets, Letters to the Editor, The Record, Aug. 3
I am a resident of New Westminster and have been living here for a number of years now, and I am a very law-abiding citizen to my adoptive country. This letter from Judy Dixon that you printed in the paper is very disgraceful, you should not have printed it in the first place. She is not a cop, paramedic and/or firefighter. She is just an ordinary citizen, helping a person in need. It is not a privilege for her to park anywhere/any way that suited her because she is helping someone. By the way, it was not an emergency situation. I was disgusted with her for even calling out to the officer to dispute and reason out her mistake. I was disgusted with you as an editor for even printing it for everyone to read her stupidity. Law is law, and it applies to every single one of us. Paz Mazaredo, New Westminster
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Words do have power continued from page 6
There is a basic principle here that very few properly understand. One might also ask you if every word has a tremendous power: What about the names (words) of people, countries, cities, provinces, states, etc.? What effect do they have? Croft Stanfield, Burnaby
Justice delayed too long Dear Editor:
In light of the London riots, much has been said about the snail’s pace of the Canadian legal system as it pertains to the Vancouver riot. Within hours of the criminal mayhem in England, over 1,000 arrests had been made and over 100 charges had been laid. Conversely, two months after Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final, not a single charge has been brought forward by the Attorney General’s office (despite 37 confessions and ample evidence). Premier Christy Clark talked tough about holding our local looters, arsonists, vandals and violent offenders accountable. However, her post-riot photo-op holding a broom seems befitting now of a government intent on sweeping the physical, financial and political damage under
the rug. As parents and educators know, when you promise consequences for broken rules, you better be prepared to follow through with swift action. Otherwise, you lose all credibility, authority and ultimately the confidence and respect of the “good” ones (the ones that know that “everyone else was doing it” is never an acceptable excuse). Meanwhile, for our downtown victims, including some small, family-run businesses which have yet to reopen, we can only hope that justice delayed does not shamefully result in justice denied. Harman Pandher, Burnaby
Medicinal pot is a right Dear Editor:
Re: Burnaby medical marijuana dispensary raided by police Thursday, Burnaby NOW online, July 29. Shame on the Burnaby RCMP for making life difficult for sick people. These sick people in Burnaby who need medicinal cannabis will be forced to make the long trip to Vancouver to buy medicine. The sick and disabled should not be treated like second-class citizens just because we use flowers to feel better. Nobody deserves to go to jail for flowers. All human beings have the right to use plants as medicine. Ellis Worthington, Vancouver
Hydro: Insights are valuable continued from page 6
This is one of the examples of B.C. Hydro being treated like a cash cow by government. Halving those water rental rates could cut overall hydro rates by more than four per cent (the panel estimates that $35 million is equal to a one per cent increase or decrease to hydro rates). The panel also recommends that B.C. Hydro be allowed to use a more flexible formula in determining what constitutes energy “self-sufficiency,” which it is mandated to achieve a few years from now. By moving away from using a worst-case scenario (severe drought conditions) to measure self-sufficiency, B.C. Hydro will not have to buy as much power from private power sources, which could save
it a bundle of money (and which could also ease pressure pushing hydro rates steadily upward). This change to the definition of self-sufficiency is repudiation of one of former premier Gordon Campbell’s last acts before he announced he was stepping down. Long a champion of growing the province’s private power industry, Campbell tied B.C. Hydro’s hands in a way that would have benefited that private industry. But not now. But one recommendation from the panel may prove problematic. It wants B.C. Hydro to defer more than $800 million in capital spending – money largely used to upgrade and maintain its vast network of dams, generators and transmission lines. The report itself includes a section that
examines the impact of not spending enough on infrastructure. Starting when Bill Vander Zalm became premier, through the NDP administrations of the 1990s and the first term of the B.C. Liberals, B.C. Hydro was effectively forced to spend a minimum on capital. The result of this capital starvation has been recent breakdowns of key power generation stations, which costs money and lost service to ratepayers. One can only hope cutting that $800 million doesn’t make a current problem even worse. But, all in all, the panel’s report on B.C. Hydro is a good, informative read. Like I say, I wish we could see more of them. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.
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A12 • Wednesday, August 17, 2011 • The Record
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Ice-cream trucks have a harder time when Mother Nature forgets to turn up the heat BY STEFANIA SECCIA REPORTER email@example.com
The feeling of cold, melting chocolate peanut butter swirl scoops dribbling down the hand that’s wrapped around a cone … It’s enough to get anybody running towards the sound of the local icecream truck. On a hot summer’s day, ice-cream vendors can make a lot of money, depending on the route. But the problem this year – and the last few – is that summer has been a lot chillier and wetter than usual. According to two ice-cream truck companies, the more cold days in summer, the less money in their pockets. “We’ve had a really rough go of it the last couple of years,” said Ana Lepine, owner of Mr. Cool Ice Cream Ltd. “We don’t sell much at all (in cold weather).” Lepine has been in the business for more than 25 years, but for the past few, she’s shut down all but one of her factories in B.C., the last of which is based in Surrey. “The number 1 factor is the weather,” Lepine explained. “I was the largest vendor, with over 70 ice-cream trucks, but I had to close three depots and now I’m down to one depot.”
She said that most years they start the weather has made business suffer. sending their vendors around in “We had a very, very late start,” March, but this year it was delayed to Falou said. “This summer has been the the beginning of June. roughest, although we’ve had some “It’s been pretty brutal, but it’s good events.” important to get the word out there,” The 16-year-old company also does she said. “It’s one of the oldest profes- special events with its truck vendors sions. It started with the milk truck.” and smaller mobile units, according She said the New Westminster to Falou, in an effort to branch out the routes are as good as any business. other – but the rain and “Last year we were cooler weather affects hit really hard,” he said. business negatively across “The number “Canada Day is a major the Lower Mainland no 1 factor is the day, we have a lot of matter what. events, it’s the one day “The difference of the weather. … It’s you can count on, and we last few years with the been pretty did a lot better than last weather is a lot of turnover year.” with drivers,” she said. brutal, but it’s Falou also agreed that “When it rains for work, the HST has reduced important to we lose them.” income for the company. The other issues are the get the word out “The cost of ice cream cost of running the trucks goes up every year, and there.” with rising gas prices and insurance does as well,” the harmonized sales tax, he said. which has made it all the ANA LEPINE But Falou remains posimore difficult for vendors Mr. Cool Ice Cream Ltd. tive about the future. to sell more expensive ice “Selling ice cream, we cream. Before, ice cream only had the love it,” he said. “I do have hope for GST, but the HST has made it harder the business despite the obstacles we to survive in the recession, according face and the rising costs.” to Lepine. Falou said that the company is “We also have to have a busi- hanging in there, “but it’s not like the ness licence for every single truck,” old days when it was a very profitable she added. “They vary from $100 to business.” $1,000.” Lepine also has her hopes for Meedo Falou, operations manag- the future and that the weather will er for Rainbow Ice Cream Novelties, improve. which is based in Coquitlam and also “In essence, it’s not like what it was serves New Westminster, agrees that before,” she said.
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Popular annual event for local residents will return to the Quay this Saturday BY STEFANIA SECCIA REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
The boardwalk will be flooded with hidden treasures and items to swap for the fifth year in a row on Aug. 20. The Quayside Boardwalk Festival and Sale overlooking the Fraser River is making a comeback again this year, and all are welcome. “There were over 7,500 people who came last year,” said James Crosty, president of the Quayside Community Board. “We’re considered one of the largest recycling events in New West because everything that’s sold is one person’s junk and another person’s collector’s item.” The festival and sale takes place the third Saturday of every August and offers 150-plus tables to peruse between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. “There are many community booths,” Crosty added. The outdoor boardwalk fest will feature other delights with food vendors, a kids’ zone and even a pets’ zone. “It’ll be more than double the Royal City Farmer’s Market, and the amount of our sponsors has doubled,” Crosty said. The new and improved kids’ zone will feature all kinds of fun, including a bouncy castle and five-metre fire truck balloon slide, according to Crosty. “The stuff that’s left behind (by the sellers with display tables) is taken to a local charity,” Crosty said. “There’s lots of treasure to be found.” The other new addition to the festival is the pets’ zone where pets can be brought to receive a nice bath. “This is a real family-friendly, petfriendly and kid-friendly festival,” Crosty noted. “You can bring your dog to be washed. This is sponsored by the Columbia Square Animal Hospital.” There will be three stages for three different bands to perform, and during each band’s break, there will be either gospel singers, belly dancing or other types of dancing taking place. “There may even be a yoga demonstration, maybe,” Crosty added about other potential performances. He also said the festival gives back to the local economy. “There is a fairly vibrant exchange of goods and services,” he added. “People are picking up really neat stuff.” The food bank will also be making an appearance, and it will be situated in the main area, Reliance Court. People are encouraged to bring nonperishable foods with them for donation. Last year, the festival had a raffle draw where $800 was raised and donated to the
Royal City Musical Theatre, according to Crosty, who also noted that there will be another raffle this year. “There are some really cool prizes this year,” he said. There will also be tents featuring local businesses and organizations. “It’s the type of festival where one partner is entertaining the kid while the other one is eating,” Crosty explained. There is pay parking provided by the adjacent River Market and city parking. Crosty said participants in the festival can also access it by transit if it’s not within walking distance from their homes. The festival is located on the boardwalk (and not within the River Market) stretching from the office tower all the way to the rail bridge and Quayside Park. The annual event is hosted by the Quayside Community Board, which is made up of one delegate and one alternate from all 17 residential buildings around Quayside. The group represents just under 2,000 units and an estimated 4,500 individuals. To find out more about the event, visit www.quaysideboard.com. editorial@ royalcityrecord.com
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Fun in the sun: Organizers say the ﬁfth annual Quayside festival will be as enjoyable as it has been in past years. Shown here, from last year’s festival: The Knots (top) play for the crowd, while (at bottom) Peter Koster checks out a wooden carving for sale during the festival. For more, see www.quaysideboard.com.
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Two ﬁrst-place ﬁnishes for city’s police pipe band BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
While Burnaby’s Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is known for its crowded trophy case, the New Westminster Police Pipe Band also now has some impressive feats to
pipe about. The band recently took two first-place finishes at the North American Pipe Band Championships and the Montreal Highland Festival – personal bests in the band’s 70-year history. “It felt really good. It’s been a long time coming,” said Angus MacPherson, the band’s pipe major. “We won in Montreal once before about five or six years ago, and we
placed second in the North American championships before but after trying a few times.” The band – made up of 14 pipers, six side drummers, three tenor drummers and one bass drummer – took first place in the modern medley competition and traditional march, strathspey and reel, at the North American championships on July 30 in Maxville, Ont.
The next day, a repeat performance in Montreal netted another first place finish. MacPherson said the band typically practises in New Westminster twice a week, which is tough to manage as band members live as far away as Seattle, Vancouver Island, the Interior and Alberta. Leading up the competition, the band practised as many as three times a day.
Despite the name, band members are not necessarily police. MacPherson helped revive the old Maple Ridge pipe band and secured a share of the funding for it from the New Westminster Police. “They’re everything from students to lawyers, to police officers and everything in between, MacPherson said. “Age 16 or 17 to 60.” Competitive piping
dates back to about the 12th century when the Highland clans of Scotland would meet up for games. But instead of just tossing a caber or putting a stone, clan chiefs would also send their best pipers forward to demonstrate the clan’s strength and prowess by marching in formation, forming a circle and letting loose a cacophony of complex harmonies and rhythms.
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Digging up history in local cemetery sites OUR PAST
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he City of New Westminster was founded in early 1859, and the process of clearing land, making the river’s edge into useable moorage for vessels, building houses and other buildings, laying out trails and roads, and many other items on the pioneers’ and Royal Engineers’ massive “to-do list,” all were leading to
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A graveyard was prethe First Nations of this pared for use in the new area, also dealing regucity in 1859, but even larly with life and death, before it was buried their ready, there dead with due were deaths. ceremony and While respect in sites “A graveyard research is this local was prepared for on ongoing on landscape. these earliest Over the use in the new deaths in the decades, area, we know city in 1859, but examples of of at least one, even before it these burials and possibly have been two references was ready, there recorded, and to burials in we will talk were deaths.” another locamore of this tion as yet at a later date THE MILLERS unconfirmed. in this column Columnists Before turnand elsewhere. ing to the first For now, back official burial to this early ground in this city, we burial ground in New must remember that Westminster.
While the Royal Engineers had a camp apart from the city, the first cemetery in the city was also referred to at times as being for soldiers and others or as a military site, and it is this burial ground, now referred to as the Dufferin Street Cemetery, that we are referring to. This site was on land set aside for Church of England use at the corner, in modern terms, of Agnes Street at Dufferin Street. This cemetery had relatively few burials before being closed to official use in the early 1860s when the new, much larger cemetery was begun far up the hill along Douglas
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period, but was unlucky the shot never got off but instead blooped over his The old adage goes inside shoulder. ‘one has to be good to be Casey Jackson got the lucky.’ eventual game-winning In the case of the goal at 15:06 on a crossing New Westminster route. Salmonbellies, the team Jeff Cornwall then certainly proved them- scored perhaps The Record’s selves good enough in best empty-net goal ever, the B.C. Junior Lacrosse acrobatically holding onto League playoff final the ball while falling to put series. the game away. But fortune The third again smiled on period proved the Coquitlam the differAdanacs fol- “I’m proud of ence for the lowing a 7-5 win Adanacs in all over the junior these boys. We five games, Salmonbellies wanted to go to including the at the Poirier team’s 7-6 loss Leisure Centre the Minto Cup in the opening on Saturday. and I wanted to game. Withthewin, The junior the defend- take them there.” ‘Bellies opened ing Minto Cup the final series, champs took DAN PERREAULT handing the the best-of- Jr. A ’Bellies head coach nationally seven junior A No. 1 A’s its final series in one-and-only five games. defeat this season, stop“I thought we played ping the team’s unbeaten well. We were in every string at 24 games and game,” said New holding on to the one-goal Westminster head coach win in Game 1. Dan Perreault. “I’m proud With the exception of of these boys. We wanted Game 3, when New West to go to the Minto Cup was forced to play catchup and I wanted to take them after a five-goal, three-minthere.” ute lapse to start the secNew Westminster held ond period, there was little a 5-4 advantage heading to separate both teams in into the final 20 minutes a wildly entertaining and after two late goals by close series. Brandon Goodwin. Game 2 was another But Lady Luck failed to nailbiter that was decided smile on the ‘Bellie squad by two third-period markthat proved all doubters ers by the eventual B.C. wrong in a series that most champs. thought would not be that Game 4 was deadlocked close. at 6-6 before Coquitlam Salmonbellie goalie pulled away later in the Frankie Scigliano, who third. was at his best when he “It feels better in that we needed to be in Game 5, were so close. No one gave guessed right on Matthew up. We didn’t give up any Dinsdale’s 5-5 game-tying big games,” said assistant goal to start the third Salmonbellies captain Jeff BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
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‘Bellies, leading the club with seven goals, including the 2-2 counter on a
If the regular season is any indication, we’re in for a long Western Lacrosse Association playoff final. The matchup between the Langley Thunder and the three-time defending B.C. champions is an intriguing one. Langley, third-place finishers with an 8-8-2 record, swept league runner-up Victoria in straight games in its semifinal. The New Westminster Salmonbellies had a spot of trouble with Maple Ridge before getting by the Burrards in five games following an 8-5 win at home last Thursday. The Thunder have never won a B.C. senior A playoff final in any of its former incarnations since breaking into the league as the North Shore Indians back in 1994. New Westminster has been stuck on an unprecedented 24 Mann Cups and has desperately thirsted for more than a decade for that all-elusive 25th Canadian championship title. With the incentive of hosting the national senior A championships at home, both teams do not need much to get themselves ready for a series that many believe could go the distance. The one factor in New Westminster’s favour is experience.
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High/low: New Westminster Salmonbellie defenders Alex Lohr, left, and Kyle Robinson gang up against a Coquitlam Adanacs attacker in Game 4 of the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League ﬁnal playoff at Queen’s Park Arena on Saturday. Sproule, one of a dozen New Westminster players set to graduate to senior next season. “It was one of the hardest working teams
we’ve had in years.” Saskatoon product Reagan Harding had a productive final series in his first year with the
Hyack swimmer wins multi-gold in Games pool BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR email@example.com
Swimmer Sherry Liu was the big story in week 2 at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops. The 17-year-old Hyack Swim Club member won four gold medals and one silver in freestyle swimming in her first-ever Games at the Kamloops Aquatic Centre.
B.C. won its fifth Summer Games trophy garnering 213 points. Alberta placed right behind with 187 points, while Manitoba nipped Saskatchewan for third 166 to 159. In overall medals, B.C. eclipsed the opposition, winning 130 gold out of 261 total medals. Alberta was next with 53 gold, 99 silver and 80 bronze. Saskatchewan had 45 gold and 133 total medals. Manitoba was
next with a total haul of 115 medals. Liu opened with a silver medal in the open women’s 1,500-metre freestyle, but was perfect the rest of the way. The Burnaby swimmer started off with a gold in the 400m free last Friday, winning by nearly seven seconds Sherry Liu: over B.C. teammate Four gold
Taylor Padington. Liu also dominated the 800m free the following day, winning in a time of 8:35.17, nine seconds in front of metric mile gold medallist Tyra Rooney of Alberta. Liu was almost three full minutes ahead of Rooney in the indoor women’s 5,000m, breaking the one-hour barrier
in a winning time of 59:48.70. She also shared a gold medal with B.C. in the 4x200m free relay. “This was a great end to a great season. I am very excited for next year,” said Liu in a Western Canada Games online press release. B.C. dominated Alberta 6-2 in the badminton gold-medal final ◗Games Page 24
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Martin to return to curling classic BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER
It may be the dog days of summer, but it’s not too early to start planning for your Thanksgiving weekend. Olympic gold medal curling champion Kevin Martin is scheduled to return to the Royal City for the 12th annual Westcoast Curling Classic, which will be held from Oct. 6 to 10 at the Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster. Teams from Finland, Russia, Japan and the United States join former Canadian and world champion Kevin Koe as part of the field that will vie for thousands of dollars in cash prizes. The action kicks off on Oct. 6 when junior curlers from the Lower Mainland play and learn with some of the professional curl-
On a roll: Tristan Smyth, seen training in South Burnaby prior to the Western Canada Summer Games, won three gold medals in men’s wheelchair races, taking ﬁrst place in the 200, 400 and 1,500 metres at the Kamloops Games.
ers. This is followed by a cash Skins Game featuring Martin’s team and the Finnish national team skipped by Kasper Hakunti. The main event gets underway on Friday morning with the final games being played on Monday afternoon. Last year’s event attracted followers from throughout the region. More than 3,000 spectators watched 16 draws (88 games) leading up to the final match between Martin and Koe, with Martin emerging a 6-4 winner. Companies interested in getting involved in this year’s event are advised there are still sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, go to www.westcoastcurl ingclassic.com or email westcoastcurlingclassic@ gmail.com
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two-on-one in the second period of Game 5. Left-side shooter Mark Negrin led all New Westminster shooters with 13 points in the final, including six markers. Brandon Goodwin finished the series with five goals and 10 total points. But while the back end, starting from Scigliano on out, were perhaps the true stars of the series, holding Coquitlam to little more than seven goals again, it was a lack of goals, especially in the final periods that sealed New West’s fate. “If we were going to lose, this was the best way to lose, knowing we played the best we can,” Sproule added. “The coach told us to just empty the tank and no mental lapses and we’ll win the game. But we lost. It was tough luck.” “We’ve got a fantastic group of kids. They did everything the coaching staff asked them to do,” Perreault said. “When they worked so hard as each of them did, I’d like to see them rewarded.” Coquitlam’s Travis Cornwall was named the series MVP. In the eastern final, the Whitby Warriors defeated Orangeville 7-6 in Game 7 of the Ontario junior A final played on Monday. The Minto Cup begins Aug. 19 in Okotoks, Alta.
In fact, the Thunder franchise has only ever been to two WLA finals – back-to-back losses to Victoria in 1996 and again in ‘97. The club moved to Kelowna as the Okanagan Thunder in 2001 but returned to North Shore after two unsuccessful seasons. In 2004, it became the Langley Thunder but has only made the playoffs once since then in 2009, when it was swept 4-0 in the semifinals by the same New Westminster Salmonbellies. On Wednesday, the Thunder gets perhaps its best chance at a little payback. In three league games this season, Langley arguably matched up as well or better than any other WLA team against the Salmonbellies, winning one game in late June and losing an earlier contest by a single goal in overtime. In both those games, WLA rookie of the year Brodie
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match. Burnaby’s Clinton Wong defeated Matt Chan 21-11, 21-11 in the men’s singles. Wong and Nathan Choi won the men’s doubles over Nathan Osborne and Mac Lee 21-19, 21-11. B.C. was upset in the boys’ soccer final 2-0 by Alberta. Burnaby Selects Adriano Clemente, Mark Baldisimo, Parker Ellis and Alexander Lazazzera all won silver medals with Team B.C. Lazazzera scored a goal in B.C.’s 2-0 win over the Yukon in pool play. B.C. also knocked off Manitoba 3-0. Sofia Savkovic of Burnaby posted the top score in the uneven bars during the allaround competition in girls’ artistic gymnastics. Savkovic recorded a 13.750 score
on bars, but finished in 14th place with a 50.000 score in the four-event all-around. In the final of the uneven bars, Savkovic finished in fourth place with a score of 12.600. Earlier, Burnaby North Secondary student Peitra Gant was named player of the game in B.C.’s 61-60 victory over Manitoba in the gold-medal final. Gant scored seven points and hauled down 17 rebounds in the championship final. In boys’ basketball, Burnaby South student Martin Bogajev was named the tournament MVP and Djordje Obradovic a tournament all-star for the gold-medalwinning B.C. team. The next Western Canada Summer Games will be held in Wood Buffalo, Alta. in 2015.
MacDonald was a standout for the Thunder. There are also nine players on the Langley club that have played at one time of another in the Salmonbellies red, white and blue, including playoff goal-scoring leader Athan Iannucci. Along the back end are former junior Salmonbellie captain Jarrett Toll, rookie Rob Danilkiewicz and sophomore phenom Brett Mydske alongside the dependable 6-3 Mike Grimes. New Westminster finished up the regular season losing three games and tying just one in its final four league games before winning its fourth title in five years. But while the Salmonbellies eliminated the Maple Ridge Burrards in five games, New Westminster looked far from the juggernaut it has been in recent years. Jordan Hall has seen the floor just four times this year for the ‘Bellies,
while the Gajic brothers, captain Nenad and Ilija, have been nursing injuries. “We’re just going to do what the coaches say, play hard and if we do that, we’re going to be fine. We’re going to be successful,” said righthander Jordan McBride, who shares the team’s playoff goal-scoring lead with Cliff Smith, both with eight goals. But how much of that disappointing 2009 Mann Cup memory of Game 7 still lingers in the minds of the Salmonbellies who were there, may play a factor in the outcome of the B.C. series. “This is the time of year we want to get better,” McBride said. “We have to give it all we got, and if we do that, we’ll meet our goal.” That goal, not surprisingly, is a Mann Cup. The B.C. final begin at Queen’s Park Arena tonight (Wednesday), beginning at 7:45 p.m.
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COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet 2 BR apts avail. Sorry no pets. 604-936-5755 BBY, Lghd Mall. 1 BR $825 Avail Aug 1. 2 BR, $1050, Avail Sept 1. Incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
BBY 1BR, Loughd Stn skytrain, all appls, sec’d prkg, gym/sauna. $875 Sep1. NS/NP 604-570-0556
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
Bby N. Nice lrg 1 BR, quiet. $850 incl heat & h/w, prkg. By bus. Av SEP 1. NS/NP. 604-205-9409
1 & 2 BEDROOM APT
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
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604- 936-3907
SAT AUG 20th, 2-4pm, 6427 Beatrice St. Killarney, 6 yrs, 1/2 duplex, 1900sf, 6 BR w/2suites. Mala, Sutton 778-859-4458
301B Evergreen Drive
Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack fully renovated 3400sf 3br 3ba character home $458,900 795-2997 id5402 Chilliwack large 2522sf 3br 2.5ba tnhse, mn fl master br view $325K 701-1245 id5411 Langley Senior’s Bargain 1000sf 2br 1ba up level tnhse, 55+ $155K 532-1772 id5371 Mission beautiful 2700sf 5br 3ba, 7191sf lot, amazing suite $448K 287-2860 id5409 Squamish Resort Living 650sf 1br condo concrete bldg, view $300K 808-9288 id5397
Use this space for reference …as you browse the classifieds
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Health Products & Services
TRAINED MASSEUSE $55/hr, Call Kathy 778-885-5254 www.massagebykathy.info
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !
REAL ESTATE FEATURED HOMES
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604- 805-9490
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
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
ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789 2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 BR Apartment Available Sept 1
* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access
604 - 941 - 7721
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
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NEW WEST. 1 BR. $740/mo incls heat, light, cable. Shared laundry. N/s, n/p. Immed. 604-780-0048 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: firstname.lastname@example.org POCO 2 BR apt $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034 PT MOODY New Port Village New luxury lrg 2 BR, 2 bath, f/p, 7 appls, patio, sec’d prkg, rec fac. Sept 1. $1450. 604-469-6990
(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
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
To place your ad call
1 BR Apt, $750/mo, 2 BR Apt, $925/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1100/mo.
BBY; BSMT bach ste, Furn’d, incls wifi, flat screen TV/DVD, access to W/D & pool, elec & hot water. $650. Canada Way/Burris. N/S. Avail Now 604-525-3880
BBY CANADA WAY/EDMONDS, Brand New 1 BR g/l ste, $750 incls utils, no w/d, Avail Now, n/s, n/p. 604-726-1901
Houses - Rent
BBY 6675 NAPIER ST 3 BR, 1 bath, new paint, lam & h/w flrs, fncd yd, $1450. 778-834-7866
POCO, Mary Hill. 3 BR upper flr. 1½ baths. Priv w/d, d/w. Ns/np. $1350 + 50% hyd. Nr bus & schls. Aug 15/Sep 1. 604-779-6893.
BBY, Central. Large 3 BR, 2 baths, cozy f/p, private laundry, carport. Exc cond. $1,350/mo (negotiable) + ½ util. N/s. Near BCIT, SFU, BGH, Skytrain & bus. Available now. 604-298-6874
COQ 3 BR upper flr duplex, 1400 sqft, 5 appls, 2 decks, view, 1.5 baths, f/p, n/s, n/p, Avail Now, $1250 + 60% utils, 604-307-4103
COQ CTR 3 BR, g/lvl, 2 f/baths, 5 appl, alarm, priv ent. $1,200/mo + util.s N/s, n/p. 604-936-7500
Contact Alex 604-999-9978
or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
3BDRM/1BTH Family Home, CAPITOL HILL Avail Sep 1, Walk to Schools, Transit & Golf & Kensington Sq. Nearby, $1,500/m, Call: (604) 219-9744
COQ CTR. 3 BR, upper flr. 1700 sf, 2 f/baths, d/w, sh’d w/d, gas f/p, Cul de sac. 10 min to Douglas College. Ns/np. $1,600/mo + 1/2 util. Immed. 604-328-0336
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE
COQ WW Plat. 1100sf, 1 BR & 2 dens, very cln, sep entry, own W/D, f/bath, storage. Sep1. $850 + 1/3 utls. NS/NP. 604-839-0363
New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
POCO, N. Reno’d 1 BR. Sh’d w/d. $600/mo incl hydro. N/s. Suits 1. Near bus. Sep 1. 604-230-4430
PT COQ. Bright 1 BR, full bath, gas f/p. Ns/np, no w/d. $585/mo + ¼ utils. Sept 15th. 604-931-0675
3 LEVEL, 4 BR, 1 bath, Nr Lghd Mall, w/d, small pets ok, N/s, $1500. 5 min walk to skytrn, avail Sept 7. Showing: Aug 20, 2-3pm. Call Alvin 604-767-6785 or email: email@example.com
BBY, METROTOWN area. 1 BR. Newer paint/carpet. FREE cbl tv, hydro, laundry. Priv entry, yard. Ns/np. Suits 1 person. Available Now. $760/mo. 604-435-2293
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
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.
BBY 2 BR, furnished liv rm, $750 incls utils, nr Edmonds skytrain/ bus/schl, n/s, n/p. 604-524-0998
Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.
No pets. Available now.
NEW WEST 1BR newly renod, g/lev, $750 incls utils, no w/d, n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. 604-527-7083
RIVERS INLET Apartments
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MAPLE RIDGE 2 BR ste in brand new house, 6 appls, own laundry, sep ent, nr bus, quiet area. $1100 incls utils. Sept 1. 778-235-5496
BBY, EDMONDS. 2 BR, 1.5 baths, 6 appl, patio, fenced yard, u/grd prkg. Ns/np. $1,100/mo + hydro. Avail now. Near Skytrain. 604-584-7177 or 604-533-7177
M. RIDGE. 3 BR + den, 2.5 bath, 5 appl, 2 prkg. 1455 sf. $1440/mo. Nr WCE. Immed. 604-941-5594
POCO 2BR & 3 BR T/H $830 & $970/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Av Now. 604-464-0034
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Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affo rdable monthly rent.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
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 A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162 TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925 PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
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
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CARPENTRY, RENOVATIONS, DRYWALL. 30 years experience. Phone David • 604-825-4072
8080 FOR RENT
RIVERS INLET Townhouses
(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets.
Wanted To Rent
NEW WEST or Sapperton. Senior with cockatoo bird, wants a 2 BR bsmt suite. 604-544-0198, lv msg
HOME SERVICES ALARM
# 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
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 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
Lawn & Garden
Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Landscape Construction • Hedge Trimming • Gardening
Free Est. 604-779-6978
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
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 GUTTER CLEANING. Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler, 778-386-3783
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011 HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842 •Int & Ext Painting •Pressure Washing •Tiling •Lam Flrs •Misc Repairs. Brian ★ 604-936-8966
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
DOUBLE - 0 LANDSCAPING Bobcat (small jobs), lawn care & power raking. Call 778-885-2984
Lawn & Garden
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
LAWNS CUT, gardening, gutters, rubbish removal, yard clean-up, hedges trimmed. 604-773-0075
Moving & Storage
AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
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 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. 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
WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001
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Oil Tank Removal
● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265
• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Exp. • Fully Insured • WCB Covered
QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
A-1 PAINT CO. Summer Special
Do it Right! Painting PAINTING Painting Call Peder • 604-339-2419
MAGIC PAINTING 604-315-7070 We do it right the first time. 30 years exp, references avail.
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
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
CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB
Total Renos, Additions Build New Homes Kitchens, baths, drywall, painting, new garage, roofs, decks, driveways - asphalt, concrete or pavers, drain tiles, landscaping, excavating 604-985-8270 www.a-diamondhome.com HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Call Rob 604-307-6715
WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 778-317-1256
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD. “We Keep you Dry”
Spring Spec*ial Su mmerSpecial WE WE PAY PAY THE THEHST! HST!
COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE Gift Card. 604-219-5555
ALLSTAR PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust!
Renovations & Home Improvement
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
Book Now! Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB
*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates
Mobile Building Pressure Wash Roof, Concrete & Vinyl Cleaning Best for Less! • 604-521-6860 PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204 ROOF, CONCRETE and VINYL CLEANING. Best for Less. Call Dennis 604 521-6860
Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed! Family owned & operated since 1989
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
At Save on Roofing - specialize reroof/repair★ Fully Ins. WCB. 24/7, Free est. 778-892-1266 firstname.lastname@example.org
$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020
Visit us online to receive a special discount:
Planning on RENOVATING?
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 21 out of 25 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Receive a $500 Gift Card. 1-888-593-6095
2008 CHRYSLER 300 TOURING AWD. Clean in & out, no acc’d, BCAA inspected. $15,980. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12253
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL
2009 FORD Escape 4wd, 38,000 k, exc cond, 2 sets tires, auto, roof rack, $21,000. 604-899-6002
Sports & Imports
2003 HONDA Accord EX limited edition, auto V6, fully loaded, leather, sunroof, 160 K, $7950. 778-881-4726
2001 NISSAN Xterra, Standard, 4x4. Green, new tires, roof rack, 340k. $3300 obo. 604-230-2025 2005 BMW 325I Sedan beautiful & locally owned. BCAA inspected & Carproof reports. $13,980. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12206
2002 FORD F-150XLT supercab 4X4 . Great km’s, clean, No acc’d & inspected. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12170 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 LX H/B. Clean, locally owned, no acc’d. Great gas mileage & inspected. $8,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12247
2006 CHEVY Equinox LT heated seats sunroof, pw, ps, 117,600 km, $8500. Ph 604-798-9648
2006 FORD Escape XLT, 4wd,1 owner, 130,000 k, auto, cd, no accid $11,800. 604-987-6688
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 44K, no acc. silver, black interior, ex. condition. $17,500. Tel: 604 506 9661, email@example.com
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
Scrap Car Removal
2000 Nissan Maxima SE Manual 225,000 kms. Black on black leather. Tires more than 60% life left. $4,250 Call: (604) 339-9749
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 Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
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 WINDOW CLEANING. Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler, 778-386-3783
2006 Hyundai Sonata 21,000 kms Locally driven, excellent condition, all service records available. Non-smoker, one owner. North Vancouver $9,500 Call: (604) 980-1891
1976 VW Westfalia, rebuit 79 engine. many new parts, solid body, $4700 takes, 604-728-7947
2004 FORD E-250 Cargo Van, loaded, a/c, clean, low kms. H/D, great for trades or courier. $10,980 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12251 2004 FORD Freestar Sport, loaded, 102,000 kms, exc cond, well maintained $7800 obo. 604-922-2100
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
12FT ALUMINUM boat, not used in salt walter, ez loader trlr, 4 hp Johnston, 7.5 Mer. outboard, with extras $2000firm, 604-985-1511
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS
2007 FORD Explorer LTD 4WD V8 rare V8. Super clean, leather & much more. Inspected. $17,980. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12272
1999 BMW 740iL auto, perfect cond, A/C, 161kms, $6,688obo Call: (778) 322-3598
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
2007 CHEV SILVERADO 2500 HD Ext 4X4. No acc’d, clean BCAA inspected and Carproof $19,960 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12049
OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS
$ BEST RATES $
To advertise your Home Service Business call Classiﬁeds 604-444-3000
Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760
Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classiﬁeds and get started on your project today!
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
Tried & True Since 1902
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
2008 PONTIAC WAVE Sedan (sunroof) Clean, no acc’d. Grt gas mileage & loaded. $8,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12266
LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232
Call for a free estimate:
New Canadian Roofing Ltd. All types of roofs, 15+ yr exp WCB reasonable insured 604-716-8528
Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
2010 FORD ESCAPE XLT 4WD Super clean, no accidents & super low orig kms. $19,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12191
Sports & Imports
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
1980 17FT Double Eagle, w/trlr, 4cyl, Volvo Penta, w/280 leg, runs great, $4500, 604-728-7947
604 628 9044
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
1991 BMW 850I, exc body, clean, 67K, new tires & parts, Moving Must sell! $13,900, 604-728-7947
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC
1999 HONDA Accord Coupe, 2 dr, 5 spd, cd, black, 196K, great cond. $3850 obo, 604-272-5355
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2H
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
2005 MONACO Esquire 46,000 km 31 ft Class C Motorhome Very Good Condition 1 Large Slide Ford E450 10 cyl gas $47900 Call: (604) 996-8065
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!
2003 ADVENTURER 22ft RV, 85,000kms, sleeps 6. Excellent Cond $25,500. 604-819-6130
2003 BMW 320i 124,000kms. Leather interior, great condition, $9,000 negotiable. call 778-882-5076 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 250 YAHAMA Quad 4X2 900 KM, winch + buddy seat $ 2,000 Call 604-853-8825
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Langley Farm Market PRODUCE
OKANAGAN CHERRIES (LAPIN)
OKANAGAN SUNRISE APPLES
Product of B.C. • $4.38/kg
Product of B.C. • $1.52/kg
Product of B.C. • $2.18/kg
Product of B.C. • $2.18/kg
S/L B/L Chicken Breast Portion /lb
Canned Chick Peas (540mL) Pure Apple Juice Canned Black Beans (540mL) (1L) ...................................... $129ea ¢ Canned Red Kidney Beans (540mL).... 99 ea
BA K E RY
Butter Crust Bread
Oven Roasted Chicken
WE ARE HIRING!
Flaxseed Almond Cookies
(300g)...................................................... $2 49ea
Valid Wed. Aug. 17 - Sun. Aug. 21, 2011 while quantities last
For Freshness and Quality you can count on!
for the following positions: • Deli Counter Helper • Stocker • Cashier 12th Ave.
1 lb............................................................ $199/ea
Knax Crunchy Gherkins
G RO C E RY
(1kg)................................... 99¢ea (1.5L).............................. $399ea Fine/Coarse
80% Whole Wheat Bread
Product of B.C. • 84¢/kg
M E AT
LOCAL ZUCCHINI SQUASH
Beef Prime Rib Steaks (AA)
OKANAGAN BLUE JAY PEPPERS (PURPLE)
OKANAGAN HUNGARIAN PEPPERS
Product of California • 86¢/kg
LFM LANGLEY FARM MARKET
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Thank you to all our valued customers for supporting us!
A36 • Wednesday, August 17, 2011 • The Record
INN NOODLE HOUSE Formerly Dragon Palace
Open Daily 11am - 9:30pm Show Mei Pork Dumpling
Shanghai Style Pork Buns
FREE DELIVERY • 604-528-8839 Same great menu, same friendly service and introducing a NEW NAME... INN NOODLE HOUSE located at #100-892 Carnarvon St. New Westminster (between 8th St. and 10th St.)
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Enjoy our delicious Award-Winning Japanese cuisine Private Tatami Rooms Great Food, Great Price, Great Service! DELIVERY 1:30PM - 9:30PM ( MINIMUM ORDER $15.00 )
Voted Best Japanese Restaurant 7 Years in a ROW!
04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 2010... No. 1
45 - 8th St. at Columbia St., New Westminster (Opposite to New West Skytrain Station)
604-519-1388 604-521-1833 www.kisushi.ca
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