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 AR T ON THE RIVER In the spotlight: The Junior Been jazz band was on stage during the Artists on the River Festival on Saturday. More than 5,000 people came out to take in art inspired by the Fraser River and enjoy entertainment and activities for all ages. See more photos on page 3. Larry Wright/ THE RECORD



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Business company climbs out of red BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER

It’s taken almost a decade for the School District No. 40 Business Company to pay back an almost $1-million loan from the New Westminster School District, but next year looks like the time when the loan will be fully repaid. At a Monday evening meeting of the school board, the sole shareholder in the business company, business company chief executive officer Brent Atkinson, announced that the company is repaying $510,263 to the district, along with $9,991

in interest, leaving the outstanding money owing at approximately $189,000. “The good news is I expect the loan to be fully paid off next year,” said Atkinson, who added that the district may be receiving some slightly revised figures at its Tuesday evening regular board meeting (after Record deadlines). School board chair Michael Ewen said Atkinson is to be commended for righting the business company ship. “The board of the business company, and in particular Brent, has turned things around, and the business company has repaid approximately $867,000 in the last

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After complaints from New Westminster parents in 2007, the government changed the law to increase transparency by requiring such measures as arm’s-length directors, annual public meetings and annual reports. In January 2010, the board voted to designate the business company advance as an interest-bearing loan with no fixed repayment term, because the company’s earnings aren’t predictable. Stay tuned to on Wednesday for the latest details about the business company’s repayment after Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

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◗IN THE NEWS Rock, Paper, Scissors champ ◗P8 Rappelling for charity ◗P10

Artists at work: Far left, slam poet Jillian Christmas performs at the Artists on the River festival, held at the Quay on Saturday. At left, Brent Tyler, a conceptual designer, assembles the final piece of his tower home. He was at work on the boardwalk as part of the festival. Photos by Jason Lang/ THE RECORD



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Inspired by the river: Terry Erickson works on a painting during the festival.

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Cultural colours: The Kokoma African Heritage Dance and Drum Ensemble performs. A day for everyone: Far left, the Junior Been jazz band on stage at the Artists on the River festival. At left, Tucker Hughes paints a fish during one of the hands-on kids’ activities at the festival.

Arecord number of people turned out for last weekend’s Artists on the River festival held at the Fraser River Discovery Centre, organizers say. “From our perspective, it was a really big success,” said Catherine Ouelette-Martin, the centre’s executive director. Oulette-Martin said the event, which is put on in partnership with the City of New Westminster and New Westminster Arts Council to showcase art inspired by the Fraser River, drew in more than 5,000 people over the weekend.

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City breaks ground for new civic centre BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday to signal the start of construction on New Westminster’s future civic centre. The City of New Westminster is building a $35-million multi-use civic facility with casino funds known as development assistance compensation. The fourway agreement was signed by the City of New Westminster, the B.C. Lotteries Corporation, the provincial government and Starlight Casino. “The new facility will spur economic development in New Westminster’s downtown while providing a range of amenities to local citizens and visitors alike,” said Ida Chong, the province’s minister of community, sport and cultural development, in a press release. “Our government is pleased to play a part in the developing of this great project for the Royal City.” The city’s portion of the building at Eighth and Columbia will include a 350seat theatre with flexible seating to accommodate a variety of productions, conference and meeting facilities, multipurpose rooms, art studios, an art gallery, tourist information centre, the city’s museum and archives, a restaurant and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. “We’re very proud of this project and the role it will play in the revitalization of our historic downtown business district,” said Mayor Wayne Wright. “It’s projects and partnerships like this that provide the new amenities our citizens deserve while generating the economic development we need for the future.” Because the site at the corner of Eighth and Columbia streets is an active construc-

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Breaking ground: Ida Chong, minister of community, sport and cultural development, joined members of city council and other dignitaries at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the civic centre. tion site, the ceremony took place across the street at Hyack Square. Armed with shovels, officials conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking in a portable dirt pile placed at Hyack Square. “We have tendered the first stage of construction. That will include some

underground site servicing and excavation of the underground parkade,” said Jim Lowrie, the city’s director of engineering. “That involves shoring of the excavation walls.” Lowrie said the excavation work will probably be finished in a few months and

construction of the civic centre building will begin in the new year. The City of New Westminster has partnered with the Uptown Property Group to build an office tower on top of the civic centre at the corner of Columbia and Eighth streets.

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Let’s start talking about geothermal energy

If geothermal energy is the answer ticism when promoting the potential to to Canada’s future energy needs, we tap “hot rocks” close to the surface in western and northern Canada. should at least know that by now. But 100 years after the world’s first Here’s hoping a new report released recently by a team of 12 sciencommercial geothermal power plant was built in Italy tists, led by Stephen Grasby at in 1911, we don’t. the federal Geological Survey THE RECORD The concept of tapping the of Canada, might throw a spotearth’s crust for the heat conlight on research that has the tained within and converting it to elecpotential to radically change Canada’s trical energy is neither new nor radical. energy landscape. Yet those in the Canadian geothermal The report claims Canada is sitting business say they are viewed with skepon top of geothermal energy equivalent


to one million times its current electrical consumption. If this is true, one has to ask why the heck we aren’t pouring resources into unlocking the earth’s heat rather than considering projects like the Site C dam, the cost of which is already guessed to have almost tripled from its original $3billion estimate. Yes, tapping thermal energy will require deep-drilling technology and some sort of fracking, but so does modern oil and gas drilling. Let’s hope our federal and provincial

governments will see the sense in supporting immediate research into the long-term cost-effectiveness of both forms of energy extraction. There was a time when the only way we could benefit from geothermal energy was through naturally occurring hot springs – the technology has come a long way since then. It’s too bad our policies and perceptions haven’t been able to keep up. In the ongoing discussion on energy, geothermal should be on the table and up for discussion.

B.C. can’t escape global economy IN THE HOUSE KEITH BALDREY


he B.C. government’s new jobs “plan” has a number of good elements to it, but does anyone really believe that given the calamities afflicting the world economy that many of those new jobs will materialize anytime soon? British Columbia does not exist in a bubble and is not immune to the severe ups and downs going on elsewhere. Our economy depends a great deal on world markets, particularly those in the United States, where the economy continues to struggle mightily. To her credit, Premier Christy Clark’s jobs plan – dubbed “Canada Starts Here” – is a relatively modest one that does not set some kind of lofty job creation target. She only promises that B.C. will be either first or second among provinces in economic growth by 2015, which doesn’t necessarily translate into strong growth (just enough to outdistance other provinces affected by the same external problems as B.C.). The details of the plan are fine, as far as they go. More money for the Ridley Terminal in Prince Rupert? Sure, that won’t

hurt. Eight new mines within a few years? Sounds good. Increase our trade with Asia and particularly China? Well, why not? Although her plan contained more nuggets than most observers thought before her big speech last week, they still don’t add up to a huge, expensive initiative. In fact, the guts of her plan are more process-oriented. Cutting red tape (didn’t the B.C. Liberals promise to do just that in 2001?) and speeding up approval processes for industrial projects is the foundation of the jobs plan. The theory, of course, is that if government bureaucracy gets out of the way, investment dollars will begin to flow B.C.’s way in earnest. The trouble with this scenario, however, is that investment dollars around the world may be drying up. Senior statesmen like British Prime Minister David Cameron have expressed gloomy fears of two more years of economic misery, and U.S. President Barack Obama finds himself leading a country that is completely devastated in some regions by huge unemployment levels that show no sign of coming down anytime soon. Europe itself is teetering on the edge of the collapse of its currency system, as Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Ireland lurch toward outright defaults on their massive debts. China has begun

Costly bill a shocking sight Dear Editor:

I am a senior, and I would like to share a frustrating and costly mistake I made while shopping at the Royal City Centre mall. I arrived early for a 9:30 a.m. dentist appointment and parked in the underground lot. After the dentist I made some purchases at the dollar store, lottery booth and Black Bond books. Deciding that I needed lunch and a cup of coffee, I ate at White Spot. From there I made my way to the parking lot and proceeded to back out of my spot, suddenly remembering I needed to go to the bank. I pulled into another spot and crossed the street to the Royal Bank. Not 10 minutes later I was back and on my way home. While driving I noticed what I thought was a flyer under my wiper blade, but when I got ◗Jobs Page 7 home I discovered it was a parking ticket from

Diamond Parking Ltd. for the amount of $61.60 if paid withing 10 days, or $78.40 if paid later, and if not paid within 30 days it would be sent to a collection agency. I was and still am angry, as I try to shop within New Westminster whenever possible. The posted sign states four hours free parking while shopping at Royal City Centre. I feel that additional signage should be added so people know exactly what the parking regulations are. I realize that ignorance is not an excuse, but I would like to warn others so they do not experience the same shock that I did. Anne Marie Gerak, New Westminster

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Clark’s plan makes sense ◗ continued from page 6

Ralston, on a radio call-in show this week, as he tried to explain why the NDP oppose Premier Christy Clark’s investment in the Prince Rupert port expansion and the Kitimat LNG plant, was almost farcical. Basically, the NDP’s argument was that we would be better off paying for people to go to school. OK, so let me get this straight: The NDP’s jobs plan is to spend millions upon millions of taxpayer dollars to educate people for jobs that don’t exist, while simultaneously opposing tax cuts and investments in projects that would actually create jobs that people could actually train for. Way to go, Mr. Dix, you must have stayed up all night coming up with that plan. Like a lot of British Columbians, I don’t miss the days of endless deficits, specialinterest corruption and unemployment that Mr. Dix’s last tenure in government produced. And it looks like he’s not changed one bit since then. Whether it’s finding new and exciting ways to send jobs out of the province, like taxing the pants off people and small businesses, or whether it’s “fresh ideas” like taking the forestry industry back to the 1950s and trying to compete with paper and product manufacturers in the global market, clearly Mr. Dix just doesn’t get it. The NDP were not kicked out of office in 2001 because the people were bored. They were kicked out because they just can’t see past their own noses and make decisions

only in the favour of special interests, not the people’s interest. British Columbia is poised to be a leading economy in the 21st century. Premier Christy Clark gets that fact while Mr. Dix is clearly attempting to capture our hearts and minds by opposing investments in jobs for B.C. Perhaps the NDP is the one in need of an education. Pamela Gardner, Burnaby

pulling back on its international trade to lessen its exposure to external problems. As a result, stock markets are recording spectacular rises and falls (mostly the latter, unfortunately). Collectively, this is not a minor economic hiccup. This has all the earmarks of another global economic crisis, one that may be more serious and more entrenched than the 2008 meltdown. And in the midst of all this comes little B.C., whose gross domestic product is about the same size as the GDP of the states of Louisiana or Alabama, touting a new jobs plan. Ironically, on the same day Clark touted the creation of eight new mines, commodity prices nosedived. That’s a reminder of how fragile things are right now and why assuming investment REMAX ADVANTAGE REALTY


Job plan worth the wait

Premier Christy Clark may have had to wait to launch her jobs plan, but it’s been well worth waiting for. Especially the announcement of funding to help get Phase 1 of the Prince Rupert port expansion underway. It’s a key project that will create jobs throughout B.C. for decades. The premier’s vision for B.C. to be the economic engine for a 21st-century Canada is timely and forward-thinking, but clearly something that the neither NDP nor the B.C. Conservative Party seem to get. While NDP leader Adrian Dix talks off the top of his head about training credits for job categories that don’t exist here in B.C., and therefore have no relevance, John Cummins haphazardly flips and flops his way across the province leaving a trail of contradictory policies and statements. B.C. needs new dollars, but how are we going to get them if we simply stand back and watch the world go by, as Mr. Dix and Mr. Cummins seem to be suggesting in their criticism of the premier’s jobs plan? Brian Bonney, Burnaby

dollars are going to magically materialize is not a reasonable bet right now. Further hampering B.C.’s economy in the short-term is the lingering hangover that goes with getting rid of the HST. The housing and home repair sectors, in particular, may be hard hit because many consumers will put off building a house or doing major renovations until the tax is gone, more than a year from now. Now, none of this is to say Clark and her government shouldn’t do anything to create jobs. In fact, her government is already engaged in a fairly hefty stimulus exercise, spending almost $10 billion over the next few years to build such things as the Port Mann Bridge, the South Fraser Perimeter Road, new schools and health facilities, and massive upgrades to B.C. Hydro’s infrastructure. The jobs

that flow from that kind of capital spending will likely dwarf anything created by the new jobs plan, at least until the world economy is on much, much safer and firm footing. The best thing Clark can hope for from her plan may actually be more about using it to turn political discourse in this province towards the issues of the economy and employment. Even if there’s a downturn, it may work to Clark’s advantage. The NDP always seems to struggle in winning the trust of the voters on the critical issue of managing the province through difficult economic times. Canada Starts Here may be a catchy slogan, but until the world economy settles down it may be little more than that. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.

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Champ: Top, Travis Chastkavich shows off the “rock” that won him first place in the 200-competitor tournament, while Douglas College mascot Roary plays a losing “scissors.” Bottom, Chastkavich plays his final, winning, hand in the actual tournament. He won tickets to a Canucks game. lege, as a means of getting students to mix together and have fun on campus to combat the image Douglas has of being just a “commuter college.” “Because Douglas is a commuter school, we don’t have residences or anything like that but we can still build a community like schools with residences sometimes have,” he said. Fraser-Dauphinee said the turnout

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Don’t even think about challenging Douglas College student Travis Chastkavich for the last slice of pizza or the front seat of the car. When it comes to the universal arbitrator of rock paper scissors, he’s basically unbeatable. Chastkavich, a 23-year-old, took first place in a 200-competitor, singleround elimination, tournament in Douglas College’s gym last Tuesday afternoon. Chastkavich’s strategy is something of a double psych-out, baffling his opponent by repeating the same play over and over until the opponent is convinced he’ll change it up, and then repeating the play once more. “I like to go rock, usually more than once,” he said. “In my last game that won the match, I did rock four times in a row. It’s kind of psychological. You think a player is going to do something. I just didn’t change anything. He thought I was going to do paper so he did scissors and I beat him with rock.” The strategy worked, but instead of “riding shotgun” or getting the last cold beer, the reward was four tickets to an upcoming Vancouver Canucks game. “It was pretty intense,” he said. “I knew Canucks tickets were on the line and I really wanted to win them so I tried my best.” And this isn’t the first time’s Chastkavich has shown his rock paper scissors prowess. He won another rock paper scissors tournament organized by his friends when he was younger. That Chastkavich and his girlfriend will be taking two of the Canucks tickets is a given, but how to decide who gets the other two? The 23-year-old sports science student came up with a fitting plan. “I decided to choose four of my closest friends who have girlfriends and last night we got them to compete against each other in couples’ games and the couple that won the tournament is coming with us,” he said. The Douglas tourney was organized by Scott Fraser-Dauphinee, campus life coordinator for the col-

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Larry Ho, executive general manager of New Westminster’s Starlight Casino, raised some serious funds, donned his best “Captain Bacon” superhero duds and rappelled 20 storeys down the side of a Vancouver skyscraper, all in the name of charity. Ho, along with Team Starlight teammate Jeffrey Price and New Westminster resident Janice Bannister, took part in the Easter Seals Drop Zone event, Sept. 13. To enter, participants had to raise at least $1,500 for Easter Seals House and Easter Seals camps for children with disabilities. Ho said he learned about the event while having lunch with an employee at the casino. “One of my security officers had participated with this foundation a few years ago. I thought this would be a great opportunity for our property to help out children with disabilities in B.C. Starlight was one of the top donors of the 2011 event, and we look forward to providing continued support to the foundation,” he said in an email. Ho also managed to be the top individual fundraiser for the event, bringing in $4,500.88. But stepping out over the edge and looking 61 metres down at West Hastings Street below didn’t exactly come easy. “I definitely had second, third and fourth thoughts prior to rappelling down the building,” he said. “I had quite a bit of adrenaline pumping through me before and after and during the descent. Terrified of heights, but conquered it that day.” As for why he chose Captain Bacon as his superhero alter ego, well, it turns out he just likes bacon. “I’ve been a fan of bacon for quite some time. I have everything from a bacon board game to bacon T-shirts,” Ho said.


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Vivo: Discovering the joy of music

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the time they get to high school, they’re usually ready to move on to other challenges. For those who stay with Vivo, there’s BY JULIE MACLELLAN REPORTER plenty of opportunity for growth. At each level they learn more about singing, from the basics of producing good tone, matchThey arrive, as kids will, in a clatter ing pitch and singing with clear diction, to – laughing and chatting and thumping up mastering more complex music in multiple the stairs to their upstairs rehearsal room at parts and various languages. There’s also a chamber choir group for those singers who Olivet Baptist Church. But as soon as director Carrie Taylor want to take on extra challenges. Those walks to the centre of the room and calls students stay 20 minutes at the end of them to attention with a softly sung tone, rehearsal to work on more complex music – a mix of more traditional, classical choral they’re all ears – and voices. They’re here to sing, and they’re happy work and some from the popular vein. Makaila Sherwood, an 11to do just that. year-old Grade 6 student at This is Vivo Children’s Choir, Seaforth Elementary in Burnaby, where kids from grades 2 and is particularly hooked on chamup gather on Wednesdays to sing ber choir. She notes the singers together and learn more about music from three professional Visit for are even allowed to suggest repdirectors. a video of Vivo Children’s Choir ertoire they’d like to sing. “I like the really fun songs They’re led by the directorial team of Taylor, Anne Wilson Unger and and the songs where you get to move and Ingrid Verseveldt, all professional musi- have fun,” she says. Twelve-year-olds Alison Fieber and Lisa cians and music teachers in various capacities, who’ve known each other since their Garrone agree. “The songs are really fun,” says Alison, days at the University of Victoria. The idea for Vivo was born 10 years who’s in Grade 7 at John Knox Christian ago, when the three were raising their own School. “Especially chamber choir because we young children. “We all got talking about the fact that get to sing really fun songs,” adds Lisa, there was no place for our kids to sing,” who’s a Grade 7 student at Glenbrook Middle School. “We get to sing Wilson Unger recalls. solos and duets.” All three had a goal to start “We get to learn different a non-auditioned choir so that languages,” adds Alison. every child, regardless of their “We got to talkFor the two longtime friends, musical experience or ability, who now attend different would have a place to sing – and ing about the schools, it’s also extra fun to where no one would ever be fact that there come to choir because it’s sometold to “just mouth the words, was no place for thing they can do together. dear.” “I love to sing and Lisa loves Wilson Unger says that even our kids to sing. to sing, and we can sing togethnow, adults will often reminisce er,” Alison says. “It’s really fun. to her about that time way back … Part of our in elementary school when a mandate is that We just like music a lot.” Rayna Davis, a 12-year-old teacher or choir director uttered it’s all inclusive.” who’s in Grade 7 at Glenbrook, those words to them. says a big part of the fun of “They remember very distinctly when they were told not ANNE WILSON UNGER choir is about singing with choir director other people. to sing,” she says. “I love coming to choir and That’s exactly the opposite getting to sing all these new of what Vivo is trying to accomsongs with my friends,” she says, adding plish. “Part of our mandate is that it’s all-inclu- she loves performing at concerts and festivals. sive,” Wilson Unger says. She adds she likes the songs where she And she notes that every year, they see success after success in getting kids singing gets to sing something extra. “I like songs – even those who are aren’t naturals at it at where I get to sing more the high parts, the harmony,” she explains. the beginning of the year. Definitely outnumbered among the girls “There are kids that don’t match pitch, and by the end of the year they can match is Kevin Simpson, a Grade 5 student at John pitch,” she says, noting that it’s rewarding Knox. But the 10-year-old has no problem for the directors to see the kind of growth being one of the small number of boys in Vivo, even though he thinks more boys that happens for the young singers. Vivo is divided into three levels: should definitely join. “We need some deep voices,” he Animoso, for grades 2 and 3; Bravura, for grades 4 and 5; and Concento, for grades explains. But that doesn’t stop him from enjoying 6 and above. There’s no upper age limit for Vivo, but Wilson Unger notes that most choir practices. “I like how they teach, and how they kids tend to stay until about Grade 8 – by



Choir time: Members of Vivo gather for a rehearsal at Olivet Baptist Church. At left, Anne Wilson Unger leads a group of the older singers in practise. Julie MacLellan/ THE RECORD

divide the kids up in our age groups,” he says. “I like chamber choir, how they do all these songs you don’t really get to do.” All the kids are quick to give credit to their directors. “The conductors are, like, really funny and fun,” Alison says. “The directors are really fun and nice,” is Rayna’s verdict. The singers are looking forward to another busy season this year, particularly since it’s the choir’s 10th season. Along with their traditional Christmas concert, Vivo will also be hosting a couple of special events during the year. In February, the choir will host a B.C.

Choral Federation workshop for kids’ choirs, culminating in a multi-choir concert at Massey Theatre. Wilson Unger is hoping to see as many as 150 young singers coming to town from around the region, and perhaps from farther afield in the province, to work with a professional clinician and then sing in the joint concert. Then, for the spring concert, the choir is hoping to see many of its alumni return to sing an anniversary concert with the current choir. Vivo is accepting new members for the 2011/12 season. The choir is open to all children, grades 2 and up, from any location. See or email

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ilm lovers, you can help make a new film festival a success right here in New Westminster. There’s a fundraiser tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 28) at the Heritage Grill, 477 Columbia St., from 6 to 10 p.m., for the new New West DocFest. Everyone’s invited to bring a friend and join in for food, drinks, a silent auction and music. Tickets are $20, available online or at the door. The New West DocFest is coming Oct. 21 and 22 to Douglas College. It features films with a green bent from around the world, as well as student films from the local film school Pull Focus. There will be an opening reception at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, with the festival ongoing from noon to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. The festival will feature film screenings as well as question-andanswer sessions. There will be information displays in the foyer and a chance to check out an art exhibit by the Institute of Urban Ecology

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‘Tis the season for art lovers. You may recall that, in my last column, I brought you a few details about an upcoming art show at Dunwood Place. I’ve since received some more information, so thought I’d bring you up to date. The art show in question is being hosted by Dunwood Place in its 11thfloor lounge on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The art show is helping to showcase Dunwood Place, which is a seniors’ complex run by the Presbyterian Church that includes some subsidized housing. The Dunwood Place Artists and Friends’ group that’s putting on the show includes 16 artists altogether – some of whom

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live at Dunwood. Some of the artists involved are members of New West Artists (www.newwest, and some are members of My Artists’ Corner, or MAC (www. The show will give people a chance to check out the art and also take a look at Dunwood Place, which is at 901 Colborne St. (behind the Safeway at McBride Boulevard and Eighth Avenue). So why not pop in? You can check out the art and enjoy the view of the gardens while you’re there.

Poetry gathering

Poetry lovers, mark Oct. 28 on your calendars. That’s the next World Poetry Night Out, in the auditorium at the New Westminster Public Library starting at 6:30 p.m. The evening will be hosted by Ariadne Sawyer and Anita Aguirre Nieveras, featuring the new World Poetry Ambassadors, Jemma Downes and Selene Bertelsen. Also featured will be Tony Antonias, Jacqueline Maire, Alan Hill and Joe Ruggier. There’s also an open mike session where everyone can share a one-page poem –sign up for that at 6:20 p.m. As always, the night includes a free raffle

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Does bilateralization occur in all aging brains? It’s not the weakest brains that do this but the most robust ones. A series of recent studies has found that it is the most

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augh lines, a few grey hairs and those hardto-lose pounds – along with a frustrating inability to recall names or what you did last Tuesday – are all signs of middle age. And while memory problems may seem inevitable, new research shows that the middle-age brain still has a few surprises of its own.We asked Barbara

The processing speed in our brains slows down from our 20s onward, we can lose some neurotransmitters and get distracted more easily.The truth is, by midlife, most of our brains show some fraying around the edges, and names are often the first edge to go ragged.The names are not technically gone. Research into the cellular activity of where most memories are processed indicates that much of what we learn in the form of chemical markers is not missing, it’s just at the bottom of the pile.

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ost of us approach our health – and our lives – reactively. Almost all hospital and clinic visits are in response to a problem: an accidental injury, worrisome symptoms or disease out of control. Yet most of us recognize that a planned, proactive approach to our health would be better. In addition to recognizing and addressing our personal health risks based on personal and family history and age, those of us with chronic health conditions can work with our health-care team to master self-management. Likewise, a mindful approach can help us bet-

ter manage the rest of our lives. What are you are doing at this moment … and why? What meaning or purpose underlies your actions? If what you are doing is automatic, reactive and done without attention or reflection, attend to the present, acknowledging your emotions, your thoughts and your actions. Are your actions aligned with your thoughts and feelings? Ask yourself, “Is what I am doing bringing me closer or further from my highest values and greatest goals, closer or further from my true self?” We all fall into autopilot, acting without thinking and falling into mindless routine. We can also move reactively one detour at a time until we find ourselves far from where we intended to be. How did we get here? Were our actions motiv-

ated by a reactive way of thinking, or were we carried by our emotions? We are ultimately judged by our actions though they often don’t reflect who we really are. But if we align our actions throughout each day with our moral compasses, we can be comforted that we acted according to our highest motivations. We don’t choose the circumstances of our lives and we cannot dictate the outcome of our efforts, but we can choose how we will act – how we respond to our world and in which direction we will grow. Just as our emotional states and our concerns can be tempered with the perspective of time – your whole lifetime, our actions each day may be tempered and redirected by the perspective of our highest values. The world is ever changing, and we are perpetually moving closer or further.

Consider what you are doing in the important areas of your life, including your relationships, home life, work and health. Are your actions in each aligned with your goals and values? If not, why? Life – because it is ever changing – requires frequent rebalancing and realignment in order to stay on course. Your health requires these regular pulse checks and attention to mindful action. For more on mindfulness meditation, read my posts at davidicuswong. and listen to my latest Positive Potential Medicine podcast at in which I also discuss What You Need to Know About Prescription Drugs and What’s Inside the Doctor’s Head. Dr. Davidicus Wong is a physician and writer. His Healthwise column appears regularly in this paper.

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Hyacks claim big Homecoming victory BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER

Tommy Robertson was nervous on Friday night, but that certainly didn’t show as the Grade 10 quarterback led the New Westminster Hyacks to a 27-9 Homecoming win over the visiting Mt. Boucherie Bears of Kelowna. Robertson, in his first varsity start for the Hyacks after splitting time last week in a loss against Terry Fox Secondary, had a mistake-free eight-of-12 for 101 yards passing and 16 carries for 67 yards, including a one-yard quarterback sneak in the second quarter, on his way to player of the game honours. “It was really awesome,” said the lanky passer who may have another two opportunities for Homecoming glory. “We had a great first drive that settled our nerves, and that was a good win for us.” That first drive was a nine-play, 74yard march down the field highlighted by the shifty running of Grade 11 back Aldrin Asuncion, who broke a 35-yard-run down the right sideline that should have been a touchdown if he hadn’t stepped out of bounds. Asuncion made up for it several plays later with a three-yard TD run to give the Hyacks a lead they would never relinquish. Asuncion would score again in the second quarter, from 11 yards out and would finish with 142 yards on nine carries. “I expect to make big plays every time I get the ball,” said Asuncion. “The win means a lot to us because after last week, we needed to play a better game. … And to win at Homecoming, that makes it even more special.” The Hyacks’ final touchdown came in the third quarter, when Robertson hit Kevin Sabau from 13 yards out to cap a seven-play, 70-yard drive. The Bears got their scores in the most unconventional manner. Punting from deep in their own zone in the third quarter, Peter Briker took a botched snap and managed to elude the Hyack rush and scampered 90 yards up the right sideline to cut the New Westminster lead to 14-7. The final two Bears points came in the fourth quarter after the Bears were stopped inside the Hyacks ten-yard-line. The Hyacks took over on downs, but the Bears stuffed the Hyacks and forced a safety for the final score of the game. Asuncion said head coach Farhan Lalji challenged his players during practice. “We know we have to work even harder and we have to continue stepping up our game,” said Asuncion. And the 5-4, 150-yard running back had even kinder words for his quarterback.

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Victory: Grade 10 New Westminster Hyacks quarterback Tommy Robertson runs for another first down against Mt. Boucherie Friday night at Mercer Stadium. The Hyacks won 27-9 during their annual Homecoming game. “Tommy’s a great QB,” he said. “He of the field. Lalji said he was pleased with was so cool today, and he started over a Asuncion’s explosive runs. Grade 12 quarterback.” “Aldrin’s a really good athlete,” said Lalji said it wasn’t as simple as that, Lalji. “He’s got vision, and simply because all of the injuhe’s the explosive edge guy on ries his team has endured. our team.” “After Jonathan Lopez got Other notable performances hurt, we had to move (backup “It was a good came from Gentile, who finquarterback) Serafino Gentile ished with three receptions for out to receiver,” said Lalji. win for us 45 yards and Tristan Sands, “The great thing about having against a team who also had three receptions Serafino out there is that he can help Tommy with the calls in with a very good for a total of 31 yards. Jordan Chin the huddle.” offence. I’m very hadDefensively, nine tackles and two Lalji was quite complimentary about the play of his young pleased with the sacks. “It was a good win for us quarterback. way our defence against a team with a very “Tommy is progressing well. good offence. I’m very pleased He keeps his eyes downfield played.” with the way our defence and throws completions,” said played, especially the secondLalji. “He shows a lot of poise FARHAN LALJI ary,” said Lalji. “Eric Teng and for a sophomore, and I think he Hyacks coach Thomas Tse really stepped up is going to be a great one down at corner and were very disthe road.” Defensively Robertson also showed a ciplined in their assignments, and if they lot of presence, with three tackles and one can continue that, we will be in good bone-jarring hit on a pass up the middle shape back there.

“There was another great crowd for Homecoming, and it was nice for our players to get a win in front of all of our alumni and fans. They’ll always remember it.” Now with two home wins under their belt, the Hyacks hope to make it three on Friday at 2 p.m. when the visiting Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers come across the river. “We will be playing a very big and physical Lord Tweedsmuir team, so we need to match a completely different level of physicality,” said Lalji, who added that the early start will allow people to catch both the high school game and the first game at the new B.C. Place that night. In the junior varsity game played earlier Friday night, the Hyacks lost to Mt. Boucherie 39-21. Also during the senior game, a streaker ran halfway across the field as the Hyacks were trying to convert their final touchdown. The streaker managed to climb over a fence and was last seen running toward the Moody Park Arena.

Local fans sending support to Morneau BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER

It’s been two frustrating injury-plagued seasons for New Westminster native and Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, but his local fans haven’t given up on him. On Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Justin Morneau

Field in Moody Park, the New Westminster Baseball organization is hosting a get-together where the group will unveil its newly created “Get Well Soon” banner that it plans on sending to Morneau. “Justin has done so much for this organization. This is just us showing him that we appreciate his support and he’s in our

thoughts,” Ron Suffron, president of New Westminster Baseball, said in a press release. Morneau has long been a supporter and sponsor of the organization. Each year, he donates new batting gloves that are distributed to kids on baseball season’s opening day. Morneau also donated the money that the organization has

used as seed funds for the Justin Morneau scholarships, which are awarded at the end of each baseball season to three players who need financial support to pursue their post-secondary studies. On Saturday, the banner will be at the field and all fans of Morneau are invited to come down to the park and sign the banner wishing him a speedy

recovery. In the event of rain, the banner will be under cover in the batting cage. The event will also feature a hot dog barbecue. Morneau, who sustained a concussion that ended his 2010 season, recently underwent surgery to remove a cyst from his knee and a bone spur from his ankle. Those injuries ended his 2011 season.

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Hyacks triumph over Burnaby


New Westminster bested Burnaby three times in football action Sunday at Ryall Park in Queensborough. The peewee Royal City Hyacks won big, routing Burnaby 37-0. The 10- and 11-year-olds got touchdowns from Kinsale Philip, Sammy Sidhu, Shaye Rathjen, Lucas Sabau, Nate Hardwick and Phoenix Bourrier. Defensively, the Hyacks were dominant in not allowing a single Burnaby first down. The Hyacks also created numerous turnovers, with Isaac Hughes recovering a pair of fumbles deep in Burnaby territory and Christian Roadilla and David Osho pouncing on others. Sidhu had a strong all-around game, with a score on offense, a recovery of a kickoff on special teams and a fumble recovery on defence. The junior bantam Hyacks also won, keeping their undefeated 4-0 record with a lopsided 50-0 shutout win over the Lions. The 12- and 13-year-olds got a great performance from Joshua Hardwick, who rambled for his first rushing touchdown of the season. Jamie Shiho also scored a on 30-yard punt return. The atom orange Hyacks also registered a big win, a 38-0 thrashing of the Lions. The eight- and nine-yearolds got touchdowns from Andros Dancey and Lucas Burton, with strong running from backs Tyler McRae and Jordan Freeland. Graham Armstrong and Luke Perizzolo made key tackles on the defensive side of the ball. In other Royal City Hyack football action, the atom black team fell 26-0 to North Surrey. The six- and seven-year-old flag Hyacks fell 16-7 to North Surrey.

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New Westminster triumphs: Nate Hardwick, No. 92, escapes the tackle of a Burnaby Lion defender as the peewee Royal City Hyacks won 37-0 at Ryall Park on Sunday. The Hyacks got touchdowns from six different players in a dominating performance.

Clan looks to snap four-game losing streak BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER

A road trip through Idaho and Montana proved fruitless for the SFU Clan women’s soccer team as they dropped two matches this weekend to American opposition. On Saturday, the Clan fell 1-0 to Northwest Nazarene University, their fourth straight loss, on a heartbreaking last minute goal by Julianne Steele. Steele scored in the 89th minute, on a shot from 15 yards out

that rippled the right side of the Clan net. The goal came against the run of play, as the Clan put all kinds of pressure on Northwest Nazarene, outshooting the home side 7-2 in the second half. “Soccer’s not always a fair game and it’s hard to lose a match like this. Our team played a very good game, and things just didn’t go our way today. I feel we outplayed them and we outchanced them, but we just couldn’t find the back of the net. I’m really happy with the work our team is putting in. We’re

going to go home, keep working hard and keep improving,” Clan head coach Shelley Howieson said in a press release. The loss comes only days after the Clan was beaten 4-1 by Montana State University Billings. The home squad opened the scoring when Jaucelyn Richter received a pass through the 18yard box off a throw-in. Richter put the shot into the near post to give her team a 1-0 lead. It was Richter’s fifth goal of the season and was the only tally

of the first half. The Clan tied the game early in the second half when Anna Brancati scored from 15 yards out into the lower left corner of the net. But Montana State responded less than 10 minutes later when Jennifer Larsen scored her first goal of the season, heading a corner kick into the back of the net in the 61st minute. The home side got insurance markers in the 79th and 85th minutes to salt away the win that now moves them to 6-1-1 on the

season. “The elevation here does make this a difficult place to play, and I think it may have contributed a little to our slow start,” Howieson said in a press release. “Having said that, we have been playing some very good soccer, but small breakdowns have hurt us.” The women hope to get back on the winning track at home when they host the Saint Martin’s Saints at Fox Field this Thursday night at 7 p.m.

SFU squad falls at home to Humboldt State SFU will try for a win against Central Washington BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER

A highlight reel run from Bo Palmer was the only shining moment for the SFU Clan men’s football team Saturday as they dropped a 35-7 decision to the Humboldt State University Lumberjacks at Fox Field. Lumberjacks quarterback Mike Proulx threw three touchdowns, including one on the first drive of the game as the visitors maintained a perfect 3-0 record (2-0 in the

Greater Northwest Athletic Conference). SFU falls to 1-3 (0-3 in the GNAC). “I thought we were physical today. They are big in size and have a lot of experience,” Clan head coach Dave Johnson said in a press release. “They are a little more athletic on special teams which played a bit of a role. I think as a team we need to focus on each play. “We are not old enough or mature enough to take in the whole picture. Our guys played with spirit and passion. There are some positives there, but we have some things to address.” After J.J. Latu returned the opening kickoff 78 yards, Proulx connected with

Chris Bolt in the end zone for the touchdown to give the Lumberjacks an early lead. Bolt took another short pass from Proulx into the end zone to start the second quarter to give HSU a 14-0 lead. Running back Lyndon Rowells had a strong game as he earned the first down with a 44-yard rush and then followed that with a 16-yard rush into the end zone to give the visitors a three-touchdown lead. Palmer’s spectacular run brought the Clan to within two touchdowns, as he took a handoff from quarterback Trey Wheeler for a 68-yard touchdown after he found an opening on the left side of the Lumberjacks’ defense. But the Lumberjacks countered quickly,

as Proulx launched a pass to Victor Spencer to restore the 21-point lead. Proulx added a touchdown for insurance late in the third quarter as he executed a quarterback draw to give the Lumberjacks the final 35-7 margin. Proulx went 25-for-44 with 262 passing yards and three touchdowns. Wheeler was 9-for-19 with 50 passing yards. Palmer rushed for 148 yards on 23 carries for SFU while Rowells rushed for 136 yards on 27 carries for the Lumberjacks. SFU will attempt to get their first GNAC win this Saturday on the road when they take on Central Washington in Ellensburg, Washington at 1 p.m.

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Cozy centrally located home on a huge 1/4 acre lot Designated for multi-family development Wood burning fireplace in living room Large newer kitchen with centre island Newer heat pump, roof, 12x12 workshop, RV parking

Port Moody

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1365 Summit Drive

Well maintained cozy home in desirable Harbour Chines Immaculate original hardwood floors throughout main Newer kitchen with stainless steel appliances Separate entrance in basement with suite potential Large flat beautifully landscaped lot, centrally located

Port Moody


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#511 - 3001 Terravista Pl

1 bedroom + den, 2 bathroom condo w/mountain views Well maintained corner unit w/quality finishings Dark, wide plank laminate flooring + ceramic tile 9 ft ceilings, crown moulding, walk in closet Close to shops, services, school, & West Coast Express

Port Moody

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#2604 - 110 Brew Street


1077 Dominion Avenue

Lovely detached home in the heart of Riverwood Neutral colours, laminate & large tiles on main Floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace in living room Double garage with lane access & lots of parking Walking distance to Costco, transit & schools

Port Moody

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Offers 2 bedrooms, den & bonus family room AMAZING views of Burrard Inlet, Mountains & more Kitchen with s/s appliances, granite & bamboo Master with large walk-in closet & ensuite Great amenities, close to all shopping, marina, etc.

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6 Darney Bay

Solidly built home. Original owner. Superb view of Burrard Inlet from rear sundeck Huge recreation/games room over garage Sunken living room with wood burning fireplace Great location on low traffic cul-de-sac

Port Moody



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#1602 - 2959 Glen Drive

Fabulous 1 bedroom corner suite at The Parc Quiet side of building with views of the mountains S/S appliances, granite countertops, h/w floors Tasteful colours, floor-to-ceiling windows Abundance of building amenities, great location

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18844 Advent Road


1209 Cypress Place

Great Mountain Meadows home on low traffic cul-de-sac 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom with electric heating Updated kitchen with S/S fridge & stove Laminate floors on main & newer carpet above Huge family room with wood burning fireplace


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Great family home on a large .21 acre lot Many updates including kitchen, bathrooms Maple hardwood floors, crown mouldings & warm colours 2 gas fireplaces, covered deck Easy suite potential in this 5 bedroom home

Port Moody

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2156 Dawes Hill Road

Completely reno’d 5 bdrm home with city & river views Brand new kitchen with granite & s/s appliances Brand new wide plank laminate & carpet throughout New paint inside & out, huge 20 x 15 deck Great suite potential in basement

Port Moody



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3060 Aries Place

Large 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhome Complex includes clubhouse & outdoor swmming pool Spacious bedrooms & living room + private patio Great location - walking distance to parks & schools Close to Lougheed Mall, Skytrain & commuter routes

Port Coquitlam

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1245 Lynwood Avenue


#112 - 101 Parkside Drive

Spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom end unit townhome Oak kitchen with gas range top and built in oven Large balcony + patio backing onto greenbelt Huge rec room & plenty of storage + double garage Vaulted ceilings & located close to all amenities


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3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 3 level split detached home African hardwood, new tile & new carpeting New roof in 2007, new high efficiency furnace in 2005 Maple kitchen with newer appliances Close to Chelsea Park, Minnekhada Park, & school

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1302/1303 - 1189 Eastwood

2580 sq/ft suite combined from 2 units 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 gas fireplaces Extensive use of granite & hardwood flooring Wrap around deck & balcony to enjoy the amazing views Walking distance to all amenities, shopping & schools



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1307 Camellia Court

Fantastic location on quiet cul-de-sac backing on greenbelt Kitchen with quartz Caesarstone counters 4 bedrooms up, 2 gas fireplaces Basement is framed & unfinished with suite potential Newer paint, cork flooring, carpet, 4 year old roof

Port Moody

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51 Wilkes Creek Drive

Stunning large family home on desirable quiet street Extensive use of Japanese cherry & tiled flooring New kitchen with raised panel cabinets & granite 2-3 bedroom legal basement suite Private backyard backing onto greenbelt

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667 Ioco Road

Fabulous view of Burrard Inlet & Rocky Point Park Completely rebuilt in 2000, addition added in 2006 Renovated down to the studs, effective age 12 yrs Charming home with 2 bedroom suite in w/o basement 6 bedrooms in total, great view, parking for 6 cars

Port Moody

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120 Cedarwood Drive

Stunning executive home on low traffic cul-de-sac Ready to move in condition with quality finishings 18 ft ceilings in living, dining room & entrance Gourmet kitchen with maple, granite, & S/S Bsmt with suite potential & separate entrance

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70 Wilkes Creek Drive

Prestigious Heritage Mountain street Gorgeous 2 bedroom legal suite with separate entry Extensive use of granite flooring & countertops 3 gas fireplaces, plenty of windows Fabulous private backyard beautifully landscaped


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1755 East Road

Gorgeous 1 acre gardener’s paradise property 5 bedrooms in main house Maple kitchen with laminate flooring throughout 2 suites - 1 bdrm in-law & 2 bdrm with own laundry Geothermal heat, a/c, 2-60 gallon hot water tanks

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21 Wilkes Creek Drive

6 bedroom, 4 bathroom executive home in Heritage Mtn Large kitchen with maple, granite, gas range & B/I oven Spa like master bedroom & ensuite with private balcony Covered patio & big fenced yard backing on greenbelt Huge suite potential with walkout basement

Port Moody

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1111 Ioco Road

Custom built home with Burrard Inlet view Kitchen with high-end Wolf appliances Extensive use of crown mouldings & coffered ceilings Bedrooms all with ensuites Entertainer’s home with 3 levels of composite decks

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2252 Kaptey Avenue

Fabulous custom built home with 4 finished levels View from Burnaby to Mt. Baker to Golden Ears Extensive use of granite, tile, crown moulding 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms Close to schools and transit


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3519 Victoria Drive

5,074 sq/ft beautiful home on sprawling acreage Potential for subdividing Detached 910 sq/ft guest room & 1,023 sq/ft workshop 2 tool sheds, dog kennel, 20+ fruit trees Double garage + 12 more in driveway & RV parking

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Talberg, Irene H. (Kilik)

June 11, 1931 – August 25, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Irene Talberg, much loved by all who knew her. She was predeceased by her husband Anders (1995), her brother Ben Kilik, sister Alice Jones and brother Leo Kilik. She is survived by her sister Deanna Ewen, three step-children in Norway, 21 nieces and nephews and their extended families. Irene was born in Leduc, Alberta and spent most of her 80 years living in New Westminster. She worked at Star Cleaners in her early years and was an active member of the Royal Columbian Hospital Auxiliary since 1978. She loved people and made many friends during her extensive world travelling with Anders. She enjoyed years of relaxing summers at Birch Bay,Washington. Irene will be dearly missed by her family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, October 14, 2011, 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at Centennial Lodge in Queen’s Park, New Westminster. In lieu of flowers, at Irene’s request, donations may be made to the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, 330 E. Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7.


Lost & Found

DELIVERY Admin Dept Rep. The Brick needs Cust. Service Rep. 2 P/T positions 16-32 hrs/wk, 7 days/wk. Closes Oct 8, 2011. Wage $13/hr Email


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LOST CAT, female, 4 years old, tortiseshell colour, short hair, tattoo in ear. Last seen on Sept 18th at 7th Ave/18th St, New West. REWARD!! 604-722-8137

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RAT TERRIER 6 yrs, lost Sept 24th vic of Delta/Hastings, BBY. White/black. 604-218-5831

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Bandstra Transportation Systems is currently looking for local & line haul drivers. Union wages/ benefits apply. Join Bandstra, family-owned co. since 1955. Based in Richmond. Fax abstract and resume to: 604-273-8534 or email:

Burnaby Girls Soccer Club is a Not-for-Profit Society proudly serving the community for 19 years.

General Employment

ATTENTION JEWELLERY LOVERS. Latasia home party plan is now hiring consultants in our area! Earn up to 45% commission. Company paid hostess program. Linda at 1-877-717-6744 or with name and contact info. Become a Registered Personal Trainer. See our ad under Education. Hilltop 604-930-8377

BUTLER BROTHERS Supplies Ltd. seeks a qualified Technical Sales Rep. in Victoria, BC. See careers for complete details. Email resume´ & cover letter to:



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GET PAID DAILY! NOW ACCEPTING: Simple P/T & F/T Online Computer Related Work. No experience is needed. No fees or charges to participate. Start Today, Earn Extra $$$ P/T, early evenings, guaranteed $10/hr + bonuses. Ideal for students and seniors. Call: 604-524-6473, after 2pm DANCE VANCOUVER Seeking Dance Instructor with sev. yrs of exp in latin dances. Due to clientele- Spanish lang. is mandatory. $26.50 hr/ 37.5 hr wk. E-resume:


ALBERTA BASED COMPANY looking to hire experienced mulcher, feller buncher and processor operators. Requires drivers licence, work in Northern Alberta including camp jobs. Please email resume to: or fax to 780-488-3002.


JOIN THE BC BOY CHOIR. Rehersal at the Shadbolt Centre on Wed’s. To register 1-888-909-8282.


KODIAK WIRELINE SERVICES PARTNERSHIP is hiring experienced operators/drivers for Slave Lake, Edson, Morinville branches with a signing bonus up to $5000. (dependent on experience). Apply to: or fax to 780-418-0834.

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AGI ENVIROTANK in Biggar, Sk. requires a stockroom person. Duties include general stockroom duties. Requires some lifting. MUST have class 5 license. Relocation necessary. $15-20 /hr DOE. Company offers comprehensive benefit package. Forward resume: fax 306-948-5263 Exp. Post Construction Cleaner Daytime, to work on final cleaning Call Kevin ★ 604-507-0833

Requires experienced Commercial Tire Service person with service truck experience. Apply to Mike or Gary@ 604-940-6388

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• 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:


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Tour Guide for OK Tour Company in Burnaby Completion of Secondary school. 1-2yrs of related work experience. Fluency in Korean & Proficiency in English. $15−17/hr, 37.5hrs/ wk. Fax: 604-893-8991 E-mail: BOSTON PIZZA at 104-4680 Kingsway, Metro Town, Burnaby BC. V5H4L9 needs F/T COOKS to prepare all menu items. Ensure quality & quantity control and health standards are met. Closing shift. Must have 3 years experience as a cook. Salary $14.32/hour Mail, drop off or fax resume 604 431-9326

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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

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Rolfe, Benson LLP has been providing quality accounting, audit, tax and consulting services for over 50 years. We are looking for a staff accountant to join our downtown firm. The work will involve accounting and tax compliance work for owner managed businesses, investment holding companies, trusts, charities and high net worth individuals. Must have public practice experience, strong communication & analytical skills and be a team player. We offer career advancement, training, an excellent remuneration package and benefits. Please email your cover letter and resume to:Roz Eyre Human Resources Manager Rolfe, Benson LLP, Chartered Accountants 604.684.1101 ;


Teachers/ Instructors


Coquitlam / Port Moody Hiring F/T & P/T • 15.35/Hour ❏ECE & Infant Toddler Educ. ❏French, Mandarin & Music Email resume: Or phone: 604-779-5437



TORRAC OILFIELD SERVICES, Grande Prairie - Specializing in Drilling Fluid Recovery. Seeking motivated individuals for Trackhoe Operator, Grande Prairie & BC area. Applicants must possess: Valid driver¬s licence; 4 - 5 years operator experience (2000 hours); drilling fluid recovery equipment experience an asset; work unsupervised in a drilling rig environment; safety tickets (First Aid, H2S, WHMIS & TDG, Confined Space, Ground Disturbance); work 3 week in & 1 week out rotation. Competitive salary & benefit package available. Email resume to Leroy, Fax 780-814-7506.

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WELDERS WANTED. Journeyman 2nd and 3rd year apprentices with tank manufacturing experience. Automated Tank Manufacturing Inc. located in Kitscoty, Alberta. 20 km West of Lloydminster, is looking for 15 individuals that want long term employment and a secure paycheque. Journeyman wages $33. - $37.50/hour. Wages for apprentices based on hours and qualifications. Benefits, training programs, full insurance package 100% paid by company, savings plan for retirement, profit sharing bonus, join a winning team. Call for appointment or send resume to: Joe Bowser 780-846-2231 office; or Jamie Flicek 780-846-2241 fax;



JOURNEYMEN AND Apprentice MECHANICS specializing in Motorcycles, ATV’s or Watercraft. Full time permanent. Salary to be negotiated. Fax resume to Tony Viveiros at 780-460-2434 or email: tonyviveiros LABORER/OPERATOR AGI ENVIROTANK in Biggar, Sk . requires a mechanically inclined forklift operator . Experience with portable crane an asset. Relocation necessary. $ 18-24 /hr DOE.Company offers comprehensive benefit package.Forward resume: or fax 306-948-5263. Marine Roofing req’s Exp’d Flashers & Architectural Sheet Metal Workers, Journeymen & Apprentices Call 604-433-1813.


For 5 ton & tractor Drivers. Owner operators are also needed. Class 1 & Class 3 for local and highway driving.

Please call today at: 604-599-6949 Fax resume: 604-599-6941 Or email to:

B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd. is Western Canada’s leading plumbing and luxury fixture wholesaler. We are proud to announce that we just recently received Platinum Club status as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. We are currently accepting applications for:


at our Burnaby, B.C. branch. We are always interested in talking to experienced candidates with plumbing industry knowledge for positions in any of our other locations. We seek candidates with good interpersonal skills, a strong sales presence, and who value an approach to customer service that upholds our tradition of excellence. Plumbing industry knowledge an asset. Please send a detailed resume to:

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BCIT Facilities is currently hiring a permanent, full-time Plumber. This position offers: > Hourly rate of $28.98 > 35-hour work week > Professional development funding

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LAB PUPS CKC Reg’d Yellows & Blacks Good Temp. Shots & Tattooed. $800. 604-462-0774 SPHYNX KITTENS Unique breed with endearing traits – To know them is to love them $950 – family raised, social, affectionate, litter trained, good with kids/other pets, vet checked. 604-723-1963 for info.

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oxide 50. A companionship animal 51. Archaic “to commit”

42. Pitcher Bedard 43. Disconcert 44. Tea spoonful (abbr.) 42. Pitcher Bedard 45. bill in a restaurant 43. The Disconcert 46. Being a single(abbr.) unit 44. Tea spoonful 47. Grounds film studio 45. The bill inofaarestaurant 46. Being a single unit 47. Grounds of a film studio

A34 • Wednesday, September 28, 2011 • The Record




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NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of ANGELO PAPA, deceased, formerly of 4794 Georgia St. Burnaby, BC, V5C 2V8, who died on January 22, 2011 , are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix at 1050 Cliff Ave. Burnaby, BC, V5A 2J7, on or before October 28th, 2011, after which date the Executrix will distribute the Estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard only to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice. MARISA PICCOLO, Executrix

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60x180 ESTATE Sizefamily Lot inhome Deer Immaculate 5 bed Lakerec Place! 5 BRGilpin fam. with roomImmaculate backing onto home with rec onto Elementary androom, Park.backing Landscaped Gilpin Elem. and Park. Landscaped 10800sq ft PARK-LIKE Backyard 10800 sq. ft. PARK-LIKE Backyard with mature trees and backlane with mature trees double and backlane access. Attached garage access. Attached double garage adjacent to workshop. adjacent to workshop. Quiet Quiet family family oriented oriented neighbourhood neighbourhood minutes minutes to to Deer Deer Lake, Lake, all all school school levels levels and and Metrotown! First time time offered Metrotown! First offered on on the market.

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1 BR in Surrey, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, no pets, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040

BBY, Lghd Mall. 1 BR $825 Avail Now. Incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882

BURNABY 1 BR apt nr Metrotown & skytrain, n/p, n/s, n/d, $720 & up. 604-908-8981

BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, Clean quiet bldg, close to SFU, shops & transit,1 Br $825 & $850 incl heat/ hw, hardwood, 1 yr lease, np, Lorne Dorset Rlty 604-299-0803

BBY IMPERIAL/KINGSWAY, Lrg 2 BR g/l apt., full kit, 1.5 baths, nr Metrotown/Schl/skytrain, n/p, no w/d. Avail Now. 604-436-2970


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

NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: 700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 2 BEDROOM $1160. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391



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CLEAN 2 BD Condo, Westhill Pl, grnd flr, new lam wood flrs, $1100. 604-315-9384, 462-9384 POCO 2 BR apt $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034 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 COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet Apt available. N/P. Family owned & operated for 39 years. • 604-936-5755 NEW WEST. 1 BR apt, view, $765/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email:


St Andrews Street 1 & 2 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Avail Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.

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Suites/Partial Houses

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

office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768 Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $775/mo, 2 BR Apt, $950/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1150/mo. Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.

No pets. Available now.

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Houses - Rent

320-9th St, New West

Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.


ANMORE. 2 BR + den. 1,250 sf. 5 appl, skylights. Painted. Quiet, big yrd. Garage. Nr Buntzen Lake & bus. $1,550/mo. 778-688-6622

BBY, E. 18th Ave. 2 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $950/mo incl hydro/cable/ basic internet. Near elem & high schools. Nov 1st. 604-522-9756 BBY EDMONDS, 3 BR T/H, 2.5 bath, nr skytrain, $1875, w/d, n/p, n/s, Avail Immed. 604-447-2516

BBY N newly reno 2 BR bsmt ste. Nr SFU, cls to all amens, incls laundry, N/P, N/S. Avail now. $1000. Vince 604-299-3695 BBY N. reno’d 2 BR grnd lev ste, 1000 sf, N/s, N/p, incls w/d, Oct 1, $1200/mo incl util. 604-291-6746

BBY, S. SLOPE. Furnished, 1 BR. Nr Metrotown. $900/mo. Ns/ np. 604-430-5549, 604-506-4451 COQ 1 BR g/lvl, alrm, nr SFU, transit & Lougheed Mall, incls utils & cbl, np/ns. $650. 604-931-2494 COQ MAILLARDVILLE, 231 Le Blue St. Main flr bach ste, priv entry, $595/mo incls utls, prkg. Avail Nov 1. N/S. 604-291-1173

COQ, Westwood Plat. Beautiful 2 BR & Den g/lvl. 7 appls. 1400 sf. N/S. Cat ok. $1,450 + util. 1 year lease. Avail now. 604-945-9594

(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor, 1 BR Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012

BBY S. Metrotown, 4 BR, 2500sf, all high end appls, 2.5 bath, 2 jacuzzi, 1 steam rm, hrdwd & slate, open kitch, dbl garage, $3000. Av Nov 1. N/S. Pet negot. Million $ VIEW of North Shore! Refs req’d. 604-649-1571


NEW WEST Port Royal Brand New 4 BR hse, nr all ammens, new appls, dbl gara, $1950, w/d, n/s, n/p, Immed. 604-603-4290

NEW WEST Massey Hts, 2 BR lower ste, $725 incls utils, w/d, n/s, n/p, Immed. 604-544-2865

OLD YALE Road. Near Surrey Place Mall. 3 BR, upper floor. 2 full baths. Smoking ok! Small pets ok! $1,150/mo + ½ utils. Immed. 604-785-1410 or 604-575-9002

NEW WEST Queensboro Brand new 2 BR 2 lvl ste, 1.5 baths, own w/d, d/w, $1200 incls utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. Also Lrge 2 BR ste Avail Nov 1, $850 incls utils, n/s, n/p, no w/d, 604-521-7348, 604-218-4164

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.




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


Office/Retail Rent

1BDRM/1BTH 7808 Gilley Ave Burnaby Brand New 1BDRM suite. Suitable for single person No Pets $700 Monthly Call: (604) 430−1974



1100SQFT Office Space Bby − 2nd lvl. Lease based on term and occupants email:


Shared Accommodation


North Burnaby

BRENTWOOD MALL, Quiet, Share bsmt, priv rm, $440 incls util/net/cbl & WD. 604-723-1837


New Westminster

CALL 604 525-2122


NEW WEST. Furn’d Room, $475 incls sh’d kitch/bath/utils. 604-767-3863 or 604-524-8821

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


Townhouses Rent

LARGE Corner TH - Bby 2 level 2 bd+den 2.5b,w/d,new carpet/paint, dbl garage,n/s,n/p,refs must,$1800/ mo+utilities,min 1 yr lease (604) 433−5088


(Coquitlam Centre area) • 2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse 2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets.

Call 604-942-2012

FURNISHED 1 BR, new bed & tv. Priv entry. Sh’d laundry, kitchen & bath. Ns/np. $595/mo incl hydro/ cbl. Suits retired, mature female. Immed. Refs req’d. 604-524-5845


PO CO 2 BR, f/bath, f/p, priv w/d. Great view! N/S/N/P. $950 incl utls. Avail Oct 1. 604-944-1479 PO CO Maryhill bright 1 BR suite,own ent/patio, shared w/d, near bus, ns. np. $650 inc utils. Available Oct 1. 604-315-6611

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.

NEW WEST, Queensboro, 1 BR, Newly Reno’d, incls utils & sat, $550. clean & quiet, Oct 1, n/p. 604-515-7875 or 778-829-7675

CALL 604 723-8215

415 Westview St, Coq

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

COQ, WESTWOOD Plateau. large bright 2 BR, 1000 sf, full bath, priv w/d & entry. Ns/np. $950/mo + 1⁄3 util. 604-612-3384


Suites/Partial Houses

BBY 17TH Ave. 2 BR + Den, inste W/D. $965 incl hydro. NS/NP. Oct 1. Refs. Close to bus & shops. 604-524-5216 or 604-522-9100



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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

Painters • WCB • Insured

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one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865


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MAGIC PAINTING 604-315-7070 We do it right the first time. 30 years exp, references avail.


Paving/Seal Coating

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Grant’s Home Maintenance Gutter Cleaning & Repairs: Complete Pressure Washing, Roofs, Houses, Driveways etc.

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

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PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

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



Oil Tank Removal


● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates



Renovations & Home Improvement

Additions, renos & new const. Concrete forming & framing specialist. Patrick 604-218-3064 HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq) HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Handyman, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564


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


Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198 DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599

COUNTERTOPS by FLASH COVE Moulded laminate counter− tops and cabinet doors. Hundreds of colours to choose from including look alike granite designs. For a free estimate Call: (604) 420−2521 GENERAL Contractor for Hire A-Z Renovations, call JRB Hundal Construction. Free Est. (604) 805-2796




Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925



A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319


Auto Miscellaneous

FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 DLN 30309. Free Delivery.



Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585



Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1994 MERCURY Topaz, 245,000 km, good drivable cond, has small oil leak $500. 604-943-5121 2005 BUICK Rendezvous, auto pw, keyless ent. 140 K kms, 1 owner. No accidents. $6500. 604-986-1115, 604-723-5689

2005 CHEV Cavalier. Red coupe, auto, sunroof. 47,000 km. $5,999. 604-433-8697 or 604-828-8261

604-984-9004 604-984-6560 #1 Roofing Company in BC

2007 PT Cruiser convertible, white, auto, only 39,000km, Immaculate $14,500, 604-971-3179

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Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915

Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745


Window Cleaning

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

Luxury Cars

2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 45,000 kms Silver/black interior, no accidents. excellent condition $15,500 Call: (604) 506-9661


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Manual, low kms, red, exlt cond, clean, lady driven, orig owner. New t−belt, plugs, brakes. AC, alrm, PW, dual AB. $9,000 Call: (604) 313−7311

1988 CHEV Silverado 1/2 ton pick-up, 1 owner 20 yrs, pleasure use only super clean $3000. 604-987-1456

2000 FORD Ranger XLT Sport, 4x2 p/u. 6 cyl, 3.0L, 5 spd, black, 124K, $4200, 604-255-5453


Sports & Imports

1970 VOLKSWAGEN Karman Ghia a diamond in the rough needing the care of a restoration. Incl front & rear bumpers & all glass but front window. $1000 obo 778-551-1667

1994 HONDA Civic 4 dr sedan, red, auto, a/c, 217,000 km, runs well, $3350 obo 604-922-7367 2002 EXPLORER XLT Eddie Bauer, mint, 82K, 7 seater, all options tow pkg, 2nd owner, no acc $10,000 obo. 604-430-6747

2003 Ford Focus ZX3 Blk. 116,000 kms. Man. AC. NSP. CC. 2.0L. $6,595 OBO. Call: (604) 796-0607.

Scrap Car Removal



1976 GM High Sierra pick-up, step side, long box, 2 wh dr, 35,000 kms on rebuilt motor, new 31’’ tires & exhaust, Aircared $2000 obo. 604-218-9999


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Tree Services

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Don’t get caught ROOF by the rain! NOW!



9105 WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 778-317-1256

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

2007 DODGE Caravan BCAA inspected $8,960 77,000 km’s 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included




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$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020


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Pressure Washing, Siding/Gutter Scrub, Gutter Cleaning, Roof De− mossing Call: (778) 708−4271

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$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

LOCAL MOVERS. No job too small! Furniture assembly also available. Free est. 604-307-8603

Rubbish Removal

Call for a free estimate:



LOW COST Rubbish Removal Reno’s & Drywall / Demo. YARD & HOME Cleanup 604-727-5232


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drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance


Power Washing


ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, LICENSED ELECTRICIAN res/ comm, small jobs ok. Free Est, Reas. Lic 106797. 604-773-5190


ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265

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DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300




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A36 • Wednesday, September 28, 2011 • The Record

Best Birthday Bash in New Westminster EVER!




SAT OCT 1 95 $ ST

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Royal City Record September 28 2011  

Royal City Record September 28 2011

Royal City Record September 28 2011  

Royal City Record September 28 2011