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Eyes forward: New Westminster school trustee Casey Cook, at the New Westminster Secondary School field, is looking forward to 2012 and shovels being in the ground at the old St. Mary’s site for a new elementary school. Cook also hopes for labour peace and teachers agreeing to a new deal with the province.

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Will shovels be in the ground for the new school projects this coming year? BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

Labour peace and a shovel in the ground. That’s what New Westminster school trustees hope will happen in 2012 as the school district embarks on what may be the most ambitious capital project in the province. “I’m very optimistic that we’ll be moving forward with the capital project,” said school trustee Casey Cook. “I’m really optimistic that by the middle or the end of summer,

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on the time to build all three schools.” Design-build, in construction lingo, is a process where design and construction services are provided by a single contractor. Of more immediate concern to Cook is getting labour peace. While the Canadian Union of Public Employees quietly agreed to a two-year contract for school support workers that will take them to June 2012 – workers still need to ratify the agreement – teachers have been in a stalemate with the province. “We need to get labour peace,” said Cook. “When you look at the CUPE settlement, you see how creative both parties were at getting a deal done quietly.” Newly elected trustee Jonina Campbell is in an interesting position because her day ◗Schools Page 4

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◗IN THE NEWS What’s ahead for the teachers’ dispute? ◗P5 Queen’s Park Foundation gets new director ◗P8

The Year Ahead: Big changes coming to city in 2012 ◗ continued from page 1

that was a job well done,” said Cook. “It was creative thinking and a better use of the space. Now we have one of the best fields in the city. “I see a similar challenge with the Canada Games Pool, which I consider the flagship in our system. … It’s almost 50 years old, and I think we have to be creative in finding a way to upgrade that facility.” Also scheduled for completion in 2012 is an expansion to the Queensborough Community Centre, which will feature a police office, library facilities and child-care space. Back on the mainland, Westminster Pier Park is also scheduled to open, and further on down Columbia Street, a 10-screen Landmark Cinemas theatre at Plaza 88 is scheduled to open, marking the first time in years that the Royal City will have first-run movie theatres. “I’m looking forward to the movie theatres,” said Coun. Chuck Puchmayr, back on council after a stint as provincial MLA and a health scare. “I think Plaza 88 has been a really creative project that makes New Westminster even more attractive for young people to come live here. “New Westminster has really changed, and it has become a very desirable place for people to want to come and live.” Puchmayr said while it’s nice for large companies like Thrifty’s and Safeway to set up shop in New Westminster, what the city has to continue to do is make sure small businesses still have a place in the city. “Local stores are an important economic driver, and, long-term, we have to make sure they can continue to succeed,” he said. Also worrying to Puchmayr is the fact that by the end of 2012, the new tolled Port Mann Bridge is scheduled to open. “Traffic is always an issue in the city, and when the new Port Mann opens, there’s no doubt that people will drive out of their way to avoid the $3 toll. … I’m expecting traffic chaos when the Port Mann opens.” Puchmayr said the city has been forward-thinking when it comes to traffic, holding on to key pieces of land along the 10th Avenue corridor so that the city continues to have a voice when the province starts talking about more expansion, most notably along that 10th Avenue stretch as a connector to an expanded Pattullo Bridge. “We need to have a voice at the table,” said Puchmayr. “If New Westminster is going to get more traffic and more gridlock, we need to have a voice at the table.” New Westminster MLA Dawn Black agrees that traffic is an ongoing problem in the Royal City. “I think that it’s not going to get any better until we do something about increased rapid transit options,” said Black. “We really need to see major investment in public transit. … In the meantime, I expect we’ll see more traffic in the city.” Black, who announced in 2011 that she won’t be running again in the next provincial election – scheduled for May 2013 – is heading into her final calendar year as

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Bright future: Above, Plaza 88 in New Westminster will soon see the opening of a 10-screen Landmark Cinemas movie theatre. Below: the Pattullo Bridge will probably see more traffic by the end of the year when the tolled Port Mann Bridge opens. MLA. “I want to make sure our riding association is in good shape,” she said, adding that she fully supports Judy Darcy, the NDP candidate nominated to run for New Westminster. Of more immediate concern is the March 24 federal NDP leadership convention, where Black is supporting Brian Topp as the successor to Jack Layton, who passed away last summer. “I came out early in support of Brian, and that’s because I worked closely with him during coalition talks with the Liberals. … I have a great deal of confidence in Brian and his humanity. I think he’ll make a great leader.” Also with a keen eye on the federal NDP leadership race is Burnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian, who, as national caucus chair of the NDP, must remain neutral. “We have eight strong candidates, and I’m impressed with all eight,” he said. “When we do get our new leader, then we can move forward with working on narrowing the income gap in the country. “I think we’re seeing in case after case, record levels of debt, 90,000 jobs lost in the fall of 2011 alone and overall income falling two per cent in real terms. … These are the red flags that the government should be seeing.” Julian said that the federal Conservatives, now armed with a majority government, must institute more moderate policies to

address the income and poverty gap that is the reality for most Canadians. On an entirely different note, Julian did go out on a limb and say he sees some sporting greatness for several local teams. “I believe the New Westminster Salmonbellies will go out East and win the Mann Cup,” he said. “And I think the Canucks will win the Stanley Cup, so that will mean we’ll have all three champions (to go with the B.C. Lions winning the Grey Cup in 2011).” Black also makes the prediction that the

’Bellies will win that elusive 25th Mann Cup, but Cook isn’t willing to go out on that limb. “It’s going to be really difficult,” said Cook. “I know how hard it is to go out there and win, so what I can say is our teams need to be creative. … Here in the WLA, our strength is we’re trying to have seven strong teams. Out East, they have a twotier league, and what they end up with is three teams that are just absolutely stacked. That’s what we’re competing against, so that’s why we have to be creative.”

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Schools: Trustees hope to see labour peace return in the coming year ◗ continued from page 1

job is as a teacher in Richmond, meaning she is a B.C. Teachers’ Federation member as well. She said the CUPE deal was interesting because it showed that a negotiated settlement is possible if both sides are willing to work at it. “All I can hope for is that in the new year, both sides can come together and reach a deal,” she said. CUPE’s deal includes: no concessions for CUPE members; $7.5 million in new, ongoing funding to recognize and correct unpaid work for education assistants from the government’s class organization fund; $550,000 in new funding for the support staff education and adjustment committee for skills enhancement; $200,000 in financial support to solidify a framework for provincial bargaining; CUPE gaining access to sector demographic and classification information for research purposes; and a wage reopener clause in case the public sector net-zero wage mandate changes over the life of the agreement. Meanwhile, the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and its employer, the B.C. Public Schools Employers’ Association, have been at loggerheads, with the teachers asking for, among other things, wage parity with Alberta and Ontario teachers – which translates to a hike of more than 20 per cent. The employers’ association has countered with threatening teachers with a 15 per cent salary and ‘

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What lies ahead in the B.C. teachers’ dispute? Local teachers’ union president ‘always hopeful’ BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

New Westminster Teachers’ Union president Grant Osborne said he’s hopeful a deal can be reached between teachers and the province this coming year, even though the signs this winter weren’t all that encouraging. “(The B.C. Public School Employers’ Association) has been trying to punish us by repeatedly going to the (Labour Relations Board) instead of negotiating, and they’ve lost each time,” said Osborne. “We’re hoping bargaining can resume in the new year.” Osborne said he was happy to see school support workers – represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees – negotiate their deal, but he’s not sure what effect that will have on the teachers’ bargaining position. “I find it interesting that

the government is able to there is escalation, I think it say there was no salary will be only as a response to increases, but there were what the employer would do. There have also some monebeen a lot of applitary incentives that cations from the (support workers) employer to the received. … The LRB that I think government did were meant to put money on the poke at teachers, table, and it will and so far we’ve be interesting to held the course. see if that happens “I’m always with us.” hopeful that we’ll Osborne also get a deal done, said he didn’t Grant Osborne know if teachers teachers’ union but there are so many chess pieces will escalate job moving around the board. action in the new year. “My crystal ball is a lit- It will be hard to see where tle bit murky,” he said. “If it’s all going to go.”

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Will global protests lead to lasting change? If there is one way history will mark zens around the globe. 2011, it will be as the year the people While the targets varied, the protests regained their voice. were aimed in broad terms at a single With luck, 2012 will be remembered issue: the elevation of the few at the as the year that voice brought expense of the many. Recent decades have seen about change. From the Arab Spring proa growing disparity between THE RECORD rich and poor in the West tests in North Africa and the Middle East to the Occupy – both in terms of wealth and movement in the world’s financial ceninfluence – and the continued tolerance tres to more recent demonstrations in of undemocratic regimes. Moscow, this past year saw an unprecThe mass demonstrations of 2011 edented outpouring of anger from citicalled attention to these problems but

have yet to bring about solutions. In the Arab world, one despot after another has toppled, but, as has been underscored by crackdowns in Egypt, it is far from clear that their replacements will be better. In wealthier countries, the Occupy movement has influenced the debate, but it has yet to narrow the gap. This year, the supporters of these movements have to sharpen their focus if there is to be any real and lasting change.

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In the Arab world and elsewhere, demonstrators have to maintain the pressure until truly accountable government is achieved, and in the West, we must do our part by refusing to support any alternative. Closer to home, Occupy’s successors have to demand specific policy changes aimed at fairer compensation, taxation and campaign finance. With energy and intelligence, outrage can give rise to progress. Can we make it happen in 2012?

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he federal government’s decidedly rightward shift has some potentially big implications for B.C. and whichever party forms the next government here. It also has the chance of making the political tightrope Premier Christy Clark has been walking when it comes to relations with the Harper government that much trickier to navigate. Many have long wondered just how right-wing Prime Minister Stephen Harper was, and the early indications after the last election are that he has moved his government to a footing that is more to the hard right than anything seen previously. No doubt emboldened by the fact that he now has a solid majority in the House of Commons, Harper seems prepared to shape policies more along ideological lines than anything else. For example, his new toughon-crime legislation appeases those in the party who advocate a much more conservative approach to law enforcement. But it flies in the face of statistics that show the crime rate

is actually dropping and some long-held conservative crimefighting policies (i.e. the failing war on drugs) don’t work. The legislation also means added costs for provincial governments that administer most of the criminal justice system. B.C. is already struggling with a lack of judges and sheriffs (to name just two areas of concern), and putting even more people through the system means more funding will be required. But provincial governments shouldn’t look for much help from Ottawa if the Harper government’s action in another key policy area – health care – is any indication. Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty recently announced a new policy regarding future health funding transfers from Ottawa to the provinces. The impact of the new policy won’t be felt much for the next few years. But starting in 2016, the federal share of health-care funding will be tied directly to the performance of the country’s economy. This will inevitably mean fewer dollars going out the door to the provinces. But there’s no sign health-care costs are going to decrease anytime soon, so any shortfall will have to be covered by – guess who? The provincial governments. Flaherty’s policy also suggests the Harper government may be less interested in maintaining a strong public health-care

Look into the crystal ball

Dear Editor:

We’ve had a good look back in the pages of The Record at 2011, but I think it’s time to look ahead. Buoyed by my great success in predicting that James Crosty would win the mayoralty race, I fearlessly make more political predictions for the benefit of the whole country: On the federal front, Defence Minister Peter MacKay will switch portfolios and become minister of finance. This will bring both good and bad news. The bad news: within 30 days Canada will have the world’s biggest airforce, but the nation will be bankrupt. The good news: we will all be wards of the United Nations and pay no more taxes. Provincially, Premier Christy Clark will admit that the B.C. Liberals, who arranged the whole HST mess, should pay back Ottawa’s HST bribe money

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out of their own pockets. She will be proclaimed a saint by the taxpayers but tarred and feathered and run out of town by her caucus. Right here in New Westminster, Mayor Wayne Wright will acquire a hearing aid and, within hours, demand that all railroad activities stop at night and on his birthday. Tony Eberts, New Westminster

Ideas for integration Dear Editor:

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Help newcomers integrate ◗ continued from page 6

ed members from our multicultural community. Claire Wu, New Westminster

My only concern is about people who are immigrants and can’t speak and read English. During this time, I’ve seen that most Chinese immigrants are very isolated and don’t have much knowledge about what’s going on in our community, especially seniors and those whose English level is low. Due to the language barrier, they can’t access to all of the information related to the community, newspapers, public library, etc. Unfortunately, seniors are the most affected population, because when their children go to work, they mostly stay at home to take care of their grandchildren and watch TV. This is not good for their physical and emotional health. How can the City of New Westminster support them and make them feel that they belong in to our great community? In my opinion, city hall’s website should add different languages to translate their municipal administration services information. Also, during the municipal election, why didn’t the candidates translate their political propaganda into the most spoken foreign languages from our city? In addition, cultural awareness classes to educate people and develop activities to mix the communities, such as Chinese New Year, Moon Festival, etc. All of these suggestions are a way to assist not only Chinese immigrants, but also other isolat-

Dear Editor:

Climate change expert Mark Jaccard from Simon Fraser University says B.C. is on its way to blowing its emission reduction targets. This concerns me on a number of levels, not the least of which is the fact B.C. has, up until now, been a world leader on environmental issues with the toughest greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in North America. According to Jaccard, the only way for B.C. to meet its emission reduction targets is through a major move to renewable energy such as hydroelectricity, wind, solar or run-of-river. Fortunately, renewable energy is available in great abundance within B.C.’s borders, and we merely need to develop it. In terms of job creation, I can’t think of anything that would produce more jobs throughout B.C. than a plan to massively expand the province’s renewable energy infrastructure on a scale similar to that of the massive hydro energy development projects that took place in B.C. during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Jobs and the environment don’t need to cancel each other out. B.C. can successfully lead on both. Yolanda Lora Vilchis, Surrey

system, which would certainly fit a right-wing perspective. One has to wonder whether that government will weaken the Canada Health Act to allow for such things as user fees and an even larger presence of private health care. This brings me to that political tightrope Clark is walking. While most provincial finance ministers blasted Flaherty for his arbitrary cuts to their funding, B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon was warmly supportive, lauding the fact Flaherty had brought “certainty” to the situation. It wasn’t hard to connect some dots here. The Clark government’s survival in the next provincial election is likely directly tied to ensuring it doesn’t lose significant support among conservative voters. Therefore, fighting with a federal Conservative

government is fraught with peril, which may explain Falcon’s positive reaction. But it will be interesting to see if the Clark government can hold back if Flaherty’s next budget contains a lot of aggressive cost-cutting measures, which could have an impact on federal services in this province. The Clark government may suffer collateral damage from any significant public outcry over federal spending cuts, and of course that may simply compound the problems arising from the next B.C. budget, which isn’t expected to be very rosy either. And who knows what other policies will arise from Harper’s right-wing direction? One thing to keep an eye on is the proposed Enbridge pipeline to Kitimat. It appears his government does not view environmental protection as a top priority (given its abandonment of the Kyoto accord), and that may be

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◗ HEALTH CARE

Queen’s Park foundation names new director There’s a new face at the helm of Queen’s Park Healthcare Foundation. Jacqueline Buchanan is the new executive director of the foundation, which raises funds for priority equipment needs

and facility enhancements for the Queen’s Park Care Centre and for William Rudd House. Buchanan is a longtime resident of New Westminster and serves on the city’s parks and recreation committee and com-

munity grant committee. She’s also a former director with the Hyack Festival Association. Rick Molstad, chairman of the foundation, said that the board of directors is looking forward

to working with Buchanan in her new role. The foundation strives to create a home-like environment for residents of the health-care centre by providing a variety of services and programming. It’s currently

raising funds for a number of projects. To find out more about the foundation or to make a donation, see www.qphf.org or call 604-517-8661. – Christina Myers

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The Record • Wednesday, January 4, 2012 • A09

◗ IN THE COMMUNITY

Healthwise: Taking stock of your life ◗P11 Sports: Royals receive tie for Christmas ◗P13

2011: A LOOK BACK AT THE YEAR’S HEADLINES

The headlines that shaped the city We have been taking a look back at the headlines that shaped the Royal City in 2011. Our Year in Review began Dec. 28 and continued Dec. 30. Starting below, here is the third and final instalment of our look back at 2011:

SEPTEMBER

Forty female hockey players beat the Guinness World Record for playing the longest hockey game in the world. The marathon game, which raised funds for cystic fibrosis, was played in the name of Eva Markvoort. The New Westminster resident had been chosen as the spokesperson for the fundraising campaign but died a few months later at the age of 25. Education Minister George Abbott visits New Westminster, where he sees the district’s new modular classrooms and meets with the district parents’ advisory council to discuss concerns such as when the city’s new schools will be built. A grey Audi is spotted leaving the boardwalk and entering the road, after several people reported someone driving on the Westminster Quay boardwalk. A Vancouver man is charged with impaired driving. The Royal City Farmers Market is teaming up with River Market to bring farmers’ market goodness to the Quay. The farmers market will move its winter market, which runs from November to April, to River Market. New Westminster Youth Centre celebrates the one-year anniversary of opening in Moody Park. While it thought it might be able to get 500 members in its first year, membership had surpassed 700. New Westminster families are among those who protest cutbacks to programs for people with developmental disabilities. George Ryan celebrates a life in music with a retrospective concert of the works he’s done throughout his career, including those from Holy Trinity Cathedral. A month after corralling a 1.22-metrelong corn snake into a box in Queen’s Park, someone hands parks staff a box containing a 38-centimetre ball python that they said they’d found in the park. Both snakes are turned over to the Reptile Rescue Adoption and Education Society. The School District No. 40 Business Company climbs out of the red and expects to finish off repaying its $1 million loan from the school district in 2012. The City of New Westminster breaks ground for its new multi-use civic centre, which will be built at the corner of Columbia and Eighth streets. The $35million civic centre is scheduled to open in 2013. MP Peter Julian decides against running for the leadership of the federal New Democrats, after mulling over the prospect for several weeks. A leadership race will take place to replace Jack Layton, who died of cancer in August.

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Thumbs up: New Westminster resident Richard McDonald gives the thumbs up as demolition of the Woodlands Centre Block tower gets underway. McDonald joined other former Woodlands residents at the demolition in October. Auditor General John Doyle visits with New Westminster school trustees, but few details are known about his private meeting with school district officials. The auditor general’s office had been reviewing the governance and financial management processes at the school district, the Royal City Education Foundation and the School District Business Company. New Westminster School District will be reporting a deficit to the Ministry of Education for the second time in three years. The deficit is attributed to three major factors that occurred late in the school year and had financial implications for the district, including costs associated with class size legislation, unanticipated teacher sick days and teacheron-call costs.

turkey dinners at its Thanksgiving dinner. The meal is the kickoff event for Homelessness Action Week. New Westminster resident JJ Lee is named as a finalist in the Governor General’s Literary Awards, which recognize Canada’s best work in English and French. He’s one of five finalists in the non-fiction, English category for his book, The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son and a Suit.

residents. Activist Paul Mulangu launches a hunger strike and protest outside the now-closed Centre for Integration of African Immigrants on Carnarvon Street – at the same time he announces he’s running for city council. He’s protesting what he says is government abandonment of his non-profit and unfairly being kicked out of the rented space.

Brent Atkinson announces he won’t be seeking re-election in November’s civic election after 31 years as a trustee. He said the past three years haven’t been as personally rewarding as in the past because of conflicts at the board level, so he’d rather concentrate on some of his business and family commitments.

New Westminster Public Library closes for a day after bedbugs are discovered in its collection. A live bedbug and several dead ones were found at the library, which was then visited by a bedbug-sniffing dog and treated for bedbugs.

Royal Columbian Hospital is taking a new approach to organ donation to help lower the number of people who die while waiting for a transplant. It’s among three hospitals that will bring an organ donation coordinator on board.

Former city councillor and MLA Chuck Puchmayr announces he’ll be making a run for city council. Puchmayr had served as MLA until 2009, when he left politics, underwent a lifesaving liver transplant and focused on his health.

NOVEMBER

New Westminster police seek the public’s help after a man is stabbed downtown. Police had attended a large gathering in the area of Columbia and Church streets when they were alerted to the stabbing that took place early on a Saturday morning.

Douglas College sets a new enrolment record for the second year in a row. More than half of the college’s students attend the Royal Avenue campus.

OCTOBER

Union Gospel Mission dishes out 283

Former residents of Woodlands school celebrate the demolition of the Centre Block tower, a place that holds horrific memories of abuse for some former

A man is shot multiple times outside the Victoria Hill development on Halloween night in what is being described by police as a targeted attack.

Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse opens its first store in British Columbia in Queensborough. The retailer sets up shop on the site that was formerly home to Western Forest Products mill and is next to Starlight Casino. The Columbia Theatre is ready for its debut – 84 years after the curtains first went up at the theatre – when it reopens after a massive renovation. New Westminster MLA Dawn Black

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2011: A look back at the top headlines ◗ continued from page 9

and MPs Peter Julian and Fin Donnelly are quite open about which candidates they’ll be supporting in the civic election as evidenced by the recorded messages and brochures published that indicate they’ll be supporting local labour candidates. Rhoda Kaellis Residence holds its grand opening. Located at the former Garfield Hotel site, the facility will be run by the Lookout Emergency Aid Society and will provide 24 units of supportive housing for men with a history of homelessness, mental health issues and substance abuse. Wayne Wright is re-elected to his fourth term as New Westminster’s mayor, beating out three challengers seeking his seat. His win came after he got 62 per cent of support from voters. Former city councillor and MLA Chuck Puchmayr is re-elected to city council, and longtime councillor Bob Osterman loses the seat he’s held for 15 years. Incumbents Jonathan Cote, Bill Harper, Jaimie McEvoy, Betty McIntosh and Lorrie Williams retain their seats. Newcomers Jonina Campbell and David Phelan top the polls in the school board elections. Also elected are newcomer MaryAnn Mortensen and incumbents Casey Cook, Michael Ewen, Lisa Graham and James Janzen, while incumbent Jim Goring is unsuccessful in his bid for re-election.

The New Westminster Animal Shelter puts down all of the cats in its care after they contract a highly infectious feline virus. All of the shelter’s 26 cats tested positive for the virus; one died of the virus and the rest were euthanized.

School Employers’ Association. MaryAnn Mortensen is the only trustee without a clear conflict of interest for the elected positions, and she hasn’t accepted the position because she’s not sure what the position entails, as she’s a new trustee.

Organizers of the Sinterklaas Festival cancel the longtime event after concerns are raised that Zwarte Piet is racist. While organizers had originally planned to hold the Sinterklaas festival without Black Peter in his usual form, they couldn’t find something that would work for everyone and cancelled this year’s festival.

A man is charged with sexual assault after a woman awaiting treatment in the emergency department of Royal Columbian hospital is assaulted. The man was kissing the woman and after she worked up the courage to tell him to stop, he left the room and she called for a nurse. Hospital staff restrained the man until police arrived.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in New Westminster. While in Vancouver for the Grey Cup, Harper enjoys a private tour of the facility during his downtime.

DECEMBER

Two men face more than 40 charges after an alleged spree of auto break-ins at nine apartment complexes around the city. Police allege that the suspects stole valuables in many of the cars and also intended to steal some of the vehicles. New Westminster school trustees discover they may have only one trustee who isn’t in a potential conflict of interest with the B.C. Public

New Westminster-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly introduces a private member’s bill that seeks to ban the import of shark fins into Canada. New Westminster ranks 15th on Maclean’s magazine’s most dangerous cities in Canada list. The ranking takes into account crime severity percentage as compared to the Canadian average, a violent crime ranking and a non-violent crime ranking to come up with an overall ranking. A New Westminster family is touched by the outpouring of support after their Moody Park area home is damaged in a fire. – Theresa McManus

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◗ HEALTH

Take stock of your life as new year begins HEALTHWISE

DR. DAVIDICUS WONG

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s we scramble to fill our new calendars, get into the groove of new schedules, and perhaps consider a New Year’s resolution or two, let’s seize this time of transition to reflect on the year that has passed and take stock of our lives. A year is a great expanse of time – though, when it’s over, it may

seem to have passed more quickly than the one before. This is a near universal experience among busy adults. The older we are, the more accelerated seems the passage of each succeeding year. But when you consider the 12 months of the year – the events in your community: elections, riots, the Grey Cup in Vancouver, parades; the milestones of your social life: births, deaths, engagements, breakups, weddings and the illnesses of friends and family members; what you accomplished at work or in class; the people you met; the challenges you faced; and growth or trans-

ily vacations, music lessons, games and practices, swimming classes, school concerts, holidays, birthdays and other celebrations. Though we at first focus on the events and activities that filled the year, our focus is always on our relationships. After all, that’s what life is all about. We may have endured some hard times, unusual challenges and family milestones. How did we survive? Who helped us get through? Over the past year, who made a difference in our lives? We define ourselves by

formation in your relationships – you experienced a great deal! It was a great expanse of time. Before we let it go, we can reflect on our experiences, our relationships, what we have gained, what we have lost, what we have survived, how we have grown and what we have accomplished together. Before we put out the new calendar, I like to sit down with the kids and review the year that has passed. We sit at the table and page through the old kitchen calendar, filled with the schedules and events of the year: fam-

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◗ IN THE GAME

Varsity Hyacks hold on to Kushnir Boot ◗P14 NLL Wings pick local boy No. 1 overall ◗P14

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The New Westminster Royals were not shut out at the Burnaby Minor bantam AAA hockey tournament last week. The Royals earned a single point following a 4-4 draw against Ridge Meadows on the opening day of the 49th annual postChristmas tourney. Garett Hoffard tallied a hat trick, including the go-ahead goal in the final minutes of play for the Royal City squad. Ridge Meadows went on to place ahead of New Westminster in divisional pool play, taking third place on goals for and against. In New West’s first of two games on Dec. 27, the Royals blew a 3-1 lead against Vancouver in a 6-4 loss. Hoffard, Ermias Mulatu and Josh Lauener all scored a goal and added one assist apiece. Dalton Lupul had the Royals’ only goal in a 6-1 loss to North Delta in the team’s final division game. New West then faced eventual bronze medal-winning Semiahmoo in the crossover elimination round, dropping a 9-2 result. Semiahmoo defeated Seafair of Richmond 5-3 in the game for third place. Cloverdale won the Burnaby tourney 6-3 over the North Shore Winter Club. The Eagles made it to the quarter-finals of the 49th annual tourney for the first time in more than a decade, when Burnaby lost to eventual champion Surrey in the 1999 semifinal. Although Burnaby’s appearance in the tournament final eight was marred 9-0 by eventual

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Icebreaker: Josh Lauener broke the ice for New Westminster, scoring the team’s first goal in a 9-2 loss to Semiahmoo in the elimination round of the Burnaby bantam hockey tournament on Dec. 29. and first-time bantam champion Cloverdale on Friday, the significance of the feat was not. “Together we’re just happy to keep ourselves growing – taking baby steps and keeping moving up the ladder,” said Burnaby captain Marcus Vela. The Eagles advanced into the quarters with third-period rally in a 5-3 victory over South Delta. Mario Juzipovic led the rally with a goal and two assists.

Christian Bettiol and Ken Takahashi also had third-period counters. The Colts won their third straight bantam tournament, handing the North Shore Winter Club its first loss in three previous meetings in the gold-medal final. Christopher Seto, who shared a gold medal with the Burnaby Winter Club at last year’s Burnaby tournament, was named the most outstanding forward for

Cloverdale. “It’s never the same,” said Seto after the game. “Our team is getting better on offence and defence and our hope is we’re going to win the St. Albert tournament, then win the provincials and then get to the Westerns.” Joining Seto, were outstanding goalie Bo Didur and most outstanding defenceman NSWC Mitchell Stapley.

The New Westminster Hyacks placed second at the Douglas College Winter Classic high school girls’ basketball tournament to end 2011. The Hyacks pounded W.J. Mouat 73-32 in the final game of the tourney behind 34 points from player of the game Ariana Sider. Centennial, 73-66 winners over New Westminster in the opening game of the four-team tourney, won the Winter Classic title. Hyack player of the game Meriam Ali potted 25 points against Centennial, while Sider led the squad with 28 points. The Hyacks also outscored Mennonite Educational Institute 68-53 at the tournament. Sider and Ali scored 25 and 19 points, respectively, while Sharmaine Hayley chipped in with 14 points. New Westminster improved its record to 9-3. The Hyacks are back at it this week at the Archbishop Carney tournament in Port Coquitlam, beginning today (Wednesday).

NWSS and Record name high school athletes

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July:

Royal City Youth Soccer Club left the 5District Westminster district for the 4District league. Casey Cook became the new commissioner of the Western Lacrosse Association, taking over the reigns from outgoing commish Ernie Truant. Kamila Rogic-McLeand and Jamie Wandell were named New Westminster Secondary’s female and male athletes of the year.

New Westminster intermediate boys won a fourth career A1 minor lacrosse title with a 16-4 win over Coquitlam.

Simon Fraser University co-head men’s field lacrosse coach, Jef Cathrea, resigned from his post. Hyack club swimmer Sherry Liu qualified for the Pan American Games after a secondplace finish in women’s 800-metre freestyle at Canadian summer nationals.

Dante St. Prix placed third at the Canadian junior national judo championships.

B.C. midget and bantam girls’ lacrosse teams both won silver medals at the Canadian championships in New Westminster.

B.C. finished third at the under-18 Football Canada Cup in Lethbridge, Alta.

August:

New Westminster won the A1 bronze medal at the B.C. bantam lacrosse championships.

B.C. earned silver medal at the Canadian bantam boys’ lacrosse championships. The midget and peewee boys’ teams both took bronze.

Monica Podgorski was named The Record high school athlete of the year.

Matthew Buchanan and Hayden Goss received Burnaby Mountain Selects scholar athlete awards.

Laurette Ticong shared in an u-15 girls’ basketball title at Basketball B.C.’s 3-on-3 tournament in Richmond.

The New Westminster Salmonbellies lost the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven playoff in six games to

the Langley Thunder.

Jackson Schaefer was named to Canada’s under-17 national water polo team for the Pan American championships. Canada wound up in fifth place. Tyler Richards was named the top goalie in the Western Lacrosse Association. Salmonbellies teammates Ian Hawksbee and Curtis Manning were named along with Richards to the first team. Katrina Heinonen garnered four Division 6 gold medals, including a provincial record in the 50-metre butterfly, at the B.C. Summer Swimming Championships.

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B.C. defeated six-time champion Team Ontario for the first time ever, winning the Alumni Cup 11-10 at the field lacrosse nationals in Burnaby. BCIT student Patrick Switzer won an unprecedented fourth downhill skateboard World Cup race in Calgary. Sapperton Rovers and Vancouver United affiliated in a ◗September Page 14


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September: Hyacks hold on to grid boot ◗ continued from page 13

Vancouver Metro Soccer League development. The club will be known as Rovers United. The New Westminster Hyacks held onto the Kushnir Boot, beating South Delta 16-13 in high school varsity AAA football. Douglas College volleyball player Rex Fenton won a gold medal at the Canadian under-21 national beach volleyball championships. The Burnaby Velodrome Club postponed the Burnaby 4Days track event until 2012. Kevin Crowley was made the No. 1 pick in the National Lacrosse League by the Philadelphia Wings. Matthew van der Eyden was named to the MLS

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Kevin Martin won a sixth Westcoast Curling Classic with a 5-2 win over Mike McEwen at the Royal City club. Mixed badminton pair Melody Liang of Douglas College and partner Jon Vandervet won the B.C. Open. Kyle Turris was reported to have asked the Phoenix Coyotes for a trade. Goalie Frankie Scigliano signed a one-year pro contract with the National Lacrosse League Calgary Roughnecks. The New Westminster Minor Lacrosse Association was named the asso-

ciation of the year at the B.C. Lacrosse Association annual general meeting in Whistler. The Royal City Hyacks finished the junior bantam community football season with a perfect 9-0 record.

November:

Master ’s Taekwondo martial artist Tumai Baptiste won a gold medal at the B.C. Master’s Cup in the featherweight division. Rowena Lau won gold at finweight. Kyle Madden was named the B.C. high school football AAA Eastern conference defensive MVP for a second consecutive year. Emily Weeks placed third in the 20-to-24 female age class at the International Triathlon Union world championships. More Year in Review in Friday, January 6 Record

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INDEX Community Notices Notices .................................... ....................................1000 1000 Community Family Announcements ...........................1119 1119 ............................................... Announcements ..........................................................1200 1200 Employment.......................................................... Employment .................................................................1400 1400 Education................................................................. Education ...........................................1600 1600 Special Occasions Occasions........................................... Special ..........................................................2000 2000 Marketplace.......................................................... Marketplace ......................................................................3000 3000 Children...................................................................... Children ...............................................3500 3500 Pets & & Livestock Livestock............................................... Pets Health............................................................................ ............................................................................4000 4000 Health ......................................4500 4500 Travel & & Recreation Recreation...................................... Travel .......................................5000 5000 Business & & Finance Finance....................................... Business Legals............................................................................ ............................................................................5500 5500 Legals Real Estate Estate.............................................................. ..............................................................6000 6000 Real .........................................................................6500 6500 Rentals......................................................................... Rentals ...................................................................7000 7000 Personals................................................................... Personals Service Directory Directory............................................. .............................................8000 8000 Service ....................................................9000 9000 Transportation.................................................... Transportation

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6020-01

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6020

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$ - 612 – 6th St., #1405 498,000 New Westminster

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6008-26

Re/Max Advantage

Port Moody

PRICE REDUCED! NOW $309,000 College Park, Port Moody

Best Value in Pt. Moody 301B Evergreen Drive Large, 3 bdrm., 3 bath townhome. Three levels, approx. 1800 sq. ft. Features include: Lge. L/R with wood-burning fireplace & view of greenbelt; den area with sep. laundry and storage. Top floor has 3 lge. bdrms, 4-pce. bath & 2-pce.ensuite.Closetoelementary school, beaches and parks.

Jess LaFramboise 1-604-815-7190 Renting or buying, we’ve got what you’re looking for.


A18 • Wednesday, January 4, 2012 • The Record

RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR in Surrey, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, no pets, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Feb 1. Incl heat & hot water. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882

6508

Apt/Condos

COQ • Austin Heights Clean quiet Apt available. N/P. Family owned & operated for 39 years. • 604-936-5755 COQ, Dayanee Springs. Newer 1 BR & Den, huge fam rm, f/p, w/i closet, 10’ ceilings, granite kit, pool, gym, luxury clubhouse. 800 sf. N/s, n/p. $1180. 778-883-7333

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

AMBER (W)

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

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

New West REGENCY COURT 436 - 7th Street 1 BR, very Clean & Quiet, Extra Storage, Secured Parking, Top Floor. Near Royal City Mall, Library & Medical Buildings. $725/mo incls Heat & Hot Water. N/S, No Pets. Call 604-306-9111 POCO 2 BR apt $765 & $785/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034 VANCOUVER MODERN 1 BR & 2 BR Apartment Rentals at Collingwood Village. Steps to Joyce skytrain. Low-rise/Highrise buildings. 1-888-830-4232

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358

CALYPSO COURT

VILLA MARGARETA

1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 936-1225

GARDEN VILLA

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

6508

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 Properties Services

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

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

SKYLINE TOWERS

Apt/Condos

WHITGIFT GARDENS

1 BR $775. 2 BR $950. 3 BR $1200. Rent incls heat, hot water & prkg. Family Living. On site daycare available. Near Cottonwood Park, Basketball Court & Skytrain. No pets.

604 939-0944

6540

700 PARK CRESCENT New Westminster, 1 BEDROOM $925. Adult friendly building. visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. Includes hotwater & storage. Sorry No Pets!! Call 604-522-3391

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

6508

Houses - Rent

4250 Victory St, 1900sf, 3 br, 1.5 ba, lease, n/p n/s, dbl gar. $1750, Dec 1, Eric K. Property Management Royal Pacific 604-723-7368 COQ CENTRE, UPPER 3 spac BR, 2 bath, all appls, sh’d W/D, carport. $1500 + sh’d utls. NS/NP. Immed. Nr transit. 604-218-8164

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-10

North Burnaby

BBY N. Ednor Cres, Lrg 1 BR, incls cable, wireless net, utls, W/D, prkg. Female only. Nr SFU, Loug’d Mall, Brentwood, transit. NS/NP $450 Feb1. 604-298-3479

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY, HIGHGATE. 2 BR. Ns/np. $900/mo incl utils. No w/d. Suits students. Immed. 604-726-0719

BBY, S. Bright, very clean 2 BR, grd/lvl. Big yard. Ns/np. $850 incl rad. heat + cable. 604-307-4075

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

BELCARA, Quiet clean 1 BR, f/bath, F/P, sh’d W/D. Nr Ocean, beach & trails. Cat OK. N/S. $800 incls utls. Feb 1. 604-512-8990

BONSOR APTS

COQ CENTRE, 2 BR, new kitch, sh’d W/D, $850+shd utls. NS/NP. Now. Nr transit. 604-218-8164

CALL 604 525-2122

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 Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

Apt/Condos

NEW WESTMINSTER St Andrews Street

1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, near transit & amens. Available Now. Small pet ok with pet deposit.

Call (604) 518-5040

Planning on RENOVATING? Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

8030

Carpentry

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

8055

Cleaning

A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162

8060

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

Concrete

310-JIMS (5467)

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.

HOME SERVICES

COQ. NICE, quiet, reno’d 3 BR gr lev, f/p, W/D, hrdwd flrs. NS/NP. $985 + 1/2 utils. 604-809-9850 COQ, RIVER HEIGHTS, Very spacious, 1 BR / 1 BATH Bsmt suite of three level executive home centrally located near transit, schools and Coquitlam Centre. New floors, washer dryer and gas fireplace. Lots of storage, bright, quiet, clean. Private entry and backyard. Available immediately. $825 incl utils and cable. No pets, N/S. 604-722-2294

2 Bedroom 1 bath basement suite ground level available January 1st. $850. (604) 433−5150 QUEENSBORO Clean & quiet 2 BR, 1 bath, W/D, Priv ent, Incl.utils/ Wifi/Cable, Close to QB landing. N/s N/p. Avail.now. Call (604) 526−5911

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

POP UP STORE available fully serviced for $50 a day, no lease, easily fulfilled contract. Open to show 2-4pm, Christmas week. 778-848-9808

BOOK A JOB AT

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Friendly Family Run Business for over 40 years. 604-240-3408

8073

Drainage

BAJ MINI EXCAVATING: Water leak, sewer, oil tank, retain’g wall, concrete removal. 604-779-7816

7010

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302

8185

Moving & Storage

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

8080

Electrical

45

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Seniors Discount

# 1167 LIC. $25 service charge. Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter. 617-1774

8087

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

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8130

Handyperson

HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842 HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Handyman, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072

Stevie’s Handyman Services Big or Small, we do it ALL! Call Stevie • 778-997-0337

8140

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

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

Heating

A-LOCAL MOVERS. No job too small! Furniture assembly avail. Delivery & pick-up. 604-307-8603 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK

8193

Oil Tank Removal

604-724-3670

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

3 ROOM Paint Special! $299. Includes paints & labor. Great Scott Ptg. 604-807-3708

DVK PAINTING LTD. Call Dave Int/Ext. Res/Comm. Quality work. Great rates. WCB. 604-354-2930

8220

Plumbing

• Licensed Plumber • Gas Fitter 24 Hour Emergency Service

15% off all plumbing & heating calls

8155

Landscaping

★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. 604-889-4083

Need a Gardener? Personals

CHOOBWORK

Interior Finishing Ltd

Renovation & Remodelling Residntial & Commercial ❏ Bathroom ❏ Kitchen ❏ Basement Finishings ❏ Flooring ❏ Drywall Guar’d • Insured • Bonded Free Estimate • 604-377-2995

604-782-4344

$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

PLUMBERS

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617

Roofing

Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank

8255

Rubbish Removal

LOW COST ® Rubbish Removal

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors. 604-521-1567

❏ YARD & HOME Cleanup ❏ DISPOSAL Construction, Reno’s & Drywall / Demolition •7 Days/Week •Free Est’s

HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq)

RUBBISH REMOVAL Reasonable Rates, Free Est. Call Gary 604-897-3614

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations *Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 matco@telus.net

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

8250

Roofing

“We Keep you Dry”

Don’t get caught by the rain! We also provide professional ‘Blown in Insulation’ FREE EST. NO HST!

A

Isaac ★ 604-727-5232

CHEAP CHEAP

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

ROOF NOW!

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

FRASERVIEW COAST TO COAST ROOFING LTD. ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~

Gary, 604-897-3614

Rubbish Removal Seniors discount. 604-807-0198

8309

Tried & True Since 1902

Call for a free estimate:

1.877.602.7346

Visit us online to receive a special discount:

www.crownroofgutters.ca

Tiling

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

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

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

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

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

8335

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

AUTOMOTIVE

9105

Anvil Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

HEATING EXPERT!!! Boiler, Furnace, Fireplaces, Plumbing & Heating Repairs. 604-722-4322

Interior / Exterior • New construction/Renovations/ Additions • Drywall hanging/ taping • Foundations/ Framing • Flooring: laminates/ tiles •Licensed & Insured • Free Estimates Call 604-220-7422 or 778-960-4004

STORMWORKS

● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates

8250

WE CAN FIX IT

25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

Renovations & Home Improvement

1 to 3 Men

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

★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).

www.jimsmowing.ca

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Tree & Hedge Pruning & Removal. Fall Cleanup. 604-893-5745

8240

Auto Miscellaneous

9145

Scrap Car Removal

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.

THE SCRAPPER

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in January, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

9125

Domestic

1991 OLDS Cutlass Ciera, many new parts, selling for parts only $1500. in N. Van 819-471-6666

9145

Scrap Car Removal

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2H

9155

E

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1995 GMC Sonoma 4 WD in excellent running order $2750. 604-771-7152

9160

Sports & Imports

2006 Toyota Yaris In immaculate condition. CD Player, Air Conditioning. $7,000 Call: (604) 3287479 email: terfloth@unbc.ca

9173

Vans

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

Find one in the Home Services section

PETKO the PLUMBER Cert. Res & Comm. All jobs & Renos’. Emergency 24/7 • Free Est. 604-468-3924 or 778-228-3924

★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

2002 CHEV Venture Mini Van 3.4L V6, Local, , 7 pass, $2100. AirCared, Automatic, 206k. Call/ text Gary 604-837-3489.


The Record • Wednesday, January 4, 2012 • A19

Langley Farm Market PRODUCE

OKANAGAN GALA APPLES

HASS AVOCADOES

NAVEL ORANGES (BLUE JAY)

68¢/lb

2/$100

58¢/lb

TAIWAN GREEN CABBAGES

HOT HOUSE LONG ENGLISH CUCUMBERS

38¢/lb

99¢/ea

Product of B.C. ($1.50/kg)

Product of Mexico

Product of China ($0.84/kg)

Product of California ($1.28/kg)

Product of B.C.

$8.80/kg...................................................

San Remo Strained Tomatoes (680ml) .......................... $168ea

3

$ 99

/lb

Frozen Cook Shrimp

(340g)......................................................

Product of California ($0.84/kg)

38¢/lb

M E AT

Beef Chuck Steaks (AA)

SUI CHOY (NAPPA)

4

$ 19

/ea

Beef Short Rib (AA) $12.10/kg.................................................

G RO C E RY

Spiga Di Puglia Pasta Assorted flavour (500g) .............................99¢ea

Balocco Wafers Assorted flavour (175g) .............................99¢ea

5

$ 49

/lb

Prairie Premium Ground Flax Seed (454g) ........................... $499ea

BA K E RY

80% Whole Wheat Bread Dark Rye Bread Apple Streusel Loaf $ 39 $ 29 (450g)............................................. 1 ea (450g)............................................ 2 ea (650g).............................................$199ea Freybe Black Forest Ham (100g)......................... 99¢

DELI

Freybe Hungarian Salami (100g) ........................ $148

Arla Creamy Havarti (100g)............................ $129

Valid Wed. Jan. 4 - Sun. Jan. 8, 2012 while quantities last

WE ARE HIRING!

For Freshness and Quality you can count on!

X

12th Ave.

11th Ave.

for the following positions: • Deli Counter Helper • Stocker • Cashier S W

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KINGSWAY

7815 Kingsway

LFM LANGLEY FARM MARKET

2010

• YOUR CHOICE • OUR HONOUR • OUR EFFORTS • OUR AWARD

Thank you to all our valued customers for supporting us!


A20 • Wednesday, January 4, 2012 • The Record

INN NOODLE HOUSE Formerly Dragon Palace

Open Daily 11am - 9:30pm Show Mei Pork Dumpling

Shanghai Style Pork Buns

Shrimp Dumpling

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.)

R e s t a u r a n t

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

R e s t a u r a n t

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