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hat is a neighbourhood? An area determined by streets, a community bound together by a common tax roll, a mix of homes and businesses with a shared history? Some of the above, all of the above? The Record is taking a closer look at the city’s 11 unique neighbourhoods in a special series. We hope to give those who have called this city their home for quite awhile, and those who have just unloaded the moving van, a fresh look at their neighbourhood. There are 11 distinct neighbourhoods in New Westminster, and trying to pin down how the names and boundaries came to be took a little digging. But after several phones calls and suggestions about who might know, City of New Westminster communications and economic development manager Blair Fryer

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Neighbourhood was finally able to answer the burning question. “The (city planning) department was conducting studies on different areas of the city (in the 1970s), and names were chosen for each area based on what planners at the time (thought) seemed reasonable. Some came from names that were already used, like Uptown, Downtown, Sapperton, and weren’t formally used or formalized by the city,” Fryer says. Planner Barry Chaster was the city staffer who over-

saw the neighbourhood naming process, Fryer says. The names and boundaries developed 40 years ago continue today, and those 11 neighbourhoods all have their own residents’ associations. Some ‘hoods, like Downtown, are vibrant, busy, teeming with people, action and urban bustle. Others, like Queen’s Park, are quiet, family-friendly neighbourhoods full of architectural gems. They each differ, offering advantages and challenges, but they have a common thread – a unique character. And, if you’ve been in the city for a bit – you might also say each neighbourhood has true loyalists and boosters. We don’t want to reignite old whose ‘hood is better arguments? – but let’s just say it’s better not to dis anyone’s neighbourhood in this fine city.

◗ DOWNTOWN

Anvil Centre: The $90million community centre and office tower being built in New Westminster is one of the major projects started downtown during Mayor Wayne Wright’s tenure.

The rise of downtown BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER

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Downtown New Westminster has had as many ups and downs as the water levels of the Fraser River. These days, the tide – of business, development and investment – has risen again. Early on, third-term Mayor Wayne Wright ran on a campaign to maximize the potential of the waterfront neighbourhood. Wright jumped into politics in 2002, after being on the Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Area, because of what he saw as a lack of regard for the neighbourhood from the council of the day. Mayor Wayne And it would be tough Wright to say he hasn’t kept his promise to revitalize the area. Some criticize the enormous amount of taxpayer dollars that have gone toward downtown, but for Wright these are worthy investments.

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Major projects under Wright’s tenure include the waterfront Westminster Pier Park and the $90-million Anvil Centre/ Merchant Square, a community centre and office tower with a distinctly New Westminster name. Wright says all of the development will bring more consumers into the downtown. “Those 500 people that come to work in

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The meticulously restored & mechanically updated 1912 Thomas McCullough House, winner of the 1992 Heritage Shield Award. Features over 2900 sf of history on 3 levels including extensive original millwork & flooring, antique period light fixtures, high ceilings, large windows, wood burning f/p, Bradbury & Bradbury period silk screened wall paper, covered porches, original & custom replica stained glass, restored wood siding & cedar roof & more. All plumbing, most electrical, appliances, furnace, hot water tank & some windows have been updated & several of the wndws have the original float glass. Upstairs there are 3 bdrms, bright office & full bath. Bsmt has an inlaw suite, workshop & storage. Main floor has updated kitchen, original LR, DR & foyer & addition with laundry room & 3 pce bath. The yard is beautifully landscaped with patio areas, inground sprinklers & pampered gardens. There is a triple garage built in 1993 whose exterior wonderfully compliments the home. Home has much more too numerous to list. LOT: 37’ X 132’

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Affordable & functional well laid out 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2145 sf home featuring 3 bedrooms on the main (or 2 bedroom + family room) and shared laundry + 1 bedroom registerable suite down. Lane access to double garage & RV parking. Located just steps to skytrain, park, schools & shopping. Home features double windows, new paint & new carpets, wood burning fireplace, good sized 6000 sf lot + 220 sf enclosed back porch (not included in house sf). Flexible possession.

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Bright & spacious, classic 1550 sf, late Victorian Era home built in 1904 with 4 bedrooms + den, 2 baths, on a quiet tucked away street in desirable Queens Park neighbourhood close to parks, shopping, transit & schools. Home is extensively renovated & restored w/10’ ceilings, fir floors, French doors to private patio & claw foot tub in main bath. Most of the home has been dry walled & most plumbing & electrical partially updated. Beautiful front & back yard with w/ patios & veranda off master bedroom. Furnace is only 2 years old & HW tank is 4 years old.

Come view this spacious 2 bdrm, 2 bath unit at the Copperstone and you will want to call it home! This SE facing corner unit features an open floorplan overlooking the courtyard. Comes with 2 parking stalls & storage locker. Great location just steps to the “Brewery District”, Thrifty Foods, restaurants, shops & transit. Call today to view!

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◗IN THE NEWS Spookiness part of the downtown’s charm ◗P5 Young Hyack nets three AAA times ◗P17

New energy, enthusiasm downtown ‘There was a lot of years, specifically in the ’80s and well into the ’90s, I believe, it was very tough down here’ – Kendra Johnston BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER

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Drugs, prostitution and crime were rampant in downtown New Westminster for years. It was a beaten-up neighbourhood, peppered with strip clubs, boarded-up buildings and lost souls. But take a stroll in downtown today, and it’s striking how much has changed. The area is booming with construction, trendy shops and baby strollers. “There was a lot of years, specifically in Our the ’80s and well into the ’90s, I believe, it as very tough down here,” says Kendra Johnston, executive director of the Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Area (BIA). “The SkyTrain came in in ’86 for Expo, and I wasn’t around at this time, but to my knowledge, there was some challenges around drug dealers and prostitution, etc. I think the city did a lot of work to try and clean this area up.” The BIA is one of the agencies helping to promote and build businesses that make up the city’s once-famous commercial district. The organization represents the interests of more than 150 property owners and the 500 businesses located from the waterfront up to Royal Avenue, and from the Patullo Bridge to 10th Street. The Downtown New Westminster Association – formed back in the 1950s by a group of merchants – was the predecessor for the BIA, which was created in 1991, explains Johnston, who’s lived in downtown New Westminster for 12 years. Looking forward, the BIA is working on bringing a food truck festival to downtown and enhancing the profile of

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Business boom: Kendra Johnston, executive director of the Downtown Business Improvement Area, says the tough years for downtown businesses are behind them. The area is experiencing a recent boom and her agency is working to bring a food truck festival to downtown this summer.

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of young families, young professionals, people are looking for cool events and activities to do on the weekends that appeal to that demographic or they’re looking for new cool restaurants or hang-out spots.” The business owners she talks to have a lot of energy and enthusiasm for the neighbourhood. “That’s so exciting after a long period of people not having a lot of faith,” she says.

Columbia Street’s bridal district, which draws visitors from all over the province to the city. The BIA has also put a lot of energy into building up its own online presence. Characterizing these years, Johnston says there is a lot of positive energy downtown. “It feels very different to me,” she says. “With increased population down here, with a totally different demographic

Downtown: Rebuilt out of the Great Fire, and revived today ◗ continued from page 1

By the end of the 1860s, the city had lost its capital status to Victoria and the gold rush ended, but the neighbourhood carried on. In the 1880s, the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway line helped the area blossom again. Streetcars, electric lights and paving eventually came as well. The city faced a devastating setback with the Great Fire of 1898, which swept through the downtown, destroying buildings and homes. But another resurrection came during the post-war era, when Columbia Street was christened the Golden Mile. Downtown boomed during the post-war years. The Lower Mainland’s population grew, and in New Westminster, new subdivisions, like the one in Massey Heights, brought growing families and downtown shoppers. But the Golden Mile began to wane with the opening of new amenities at Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue in Uptown

New West and the development of express roadways to Vancouver. Malls also started popping up all over the Lower Mainland and pulled away shoppers. But other development moved forward during those lean years. In the 1980s, Douglas College settled in its current location, the new SkyTrain line – built in 1986 – “started” at Columbia Street and Eighth Avenue and the bars, theatres and nightclubs buzzed. But all of the action also brought trouble, and the neighbourhood became a magnet for drug dealers and crime, garnering a reputation as a rough part of town. Still, condo development continued and the neighbourhood did have a critical attraction – its proximity to transit. Today, it’s the strategic location – the same rational that compelled settlers to make their home here more than 150 years ago – that is inspiring people to come back to live, invest and find a home downtown.

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Street scene: Once dubbed the Golden Mile, Columbia

Street has had as many ups and downs as the water levels on the Fraser River.

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Spookiness is part of her ’hood’s charm BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER

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Gabrielle Bayona is excited about her upcoming tour of the Columbia Theatre in downtown New Westminster because she’s heard stories about the place. “Apparently, the basement is really scary,” she says, smiling. Bayona is so interested in knowing more about the character buildings and the stories they house in her neighbourhood that she admits to knocking on doors and asking for tours. She especially loves hearing tales about possible hauntings, and says her own brickexposed basement at Ellebay Bridal Boutique on Columbia Street frightens her sometimes. “I like the spookiness. It’s like my own little mystery I can solve, and nobody else is doing it,” says the 20-year-old, who co-owns Ellebay Bridal Boutique with her mom, Merly Bayona, a couturier and seamstress who made wedding dresses in Burnaby until her and daughter Bayona opened their New Westminster location in 2010. Another source of intrigue for Bayona, the recently closed Keg on Columbia Street – an old train station. “I had a friend who worked there (at the Keg), and she

would be in the basement and she would get so spooked,” she says. “It was cold down there, and it was a bit creepy.” Bayona spoke with another building owner on Front Street who told her he discovered a fresco on the ceiling of his space. The rumour was the space was either a ballroom or a brothel, she says. “If you’ve got it, flaunt it,”

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Neighbourhood says Bayona, who didn’t plan on becoming a dress designer, but when she graduated, the grad dress she crafted for herself ended up being her mom’s bestseller. From there, Bayona designed four wedding dresses for the store. “They are the only ones that sold that season,” she says. It’s clear that Bayona has great style. On the day she spoke with The Record, she was wearing black tights, a blue denim blouse, thick-black rimmed glasses and comfortably chic flats with a thick rubber sole. Her lips are painted with sophisticated burgundy rouge, but she wears little makeup

otherwise. Bayona loves the neighbourhood where she works and lives – especially the many mysteries she discovered since she moved in. One of her favourite structures is the old federal fisheries building on Canarvon Street. When she approached the old red brick building recently, a sign said: “Trespassers will be violated.” “But there was somebody on the other side … I asked if I could go over the fence, and he said I could,” Bayona says, explaining how she charmed her way in to look around. Another space she loves is the Westminster Building, which housed the Westminster Club, a business and social club. The building that houses Five Stone’s Church on Columbia Street is also “amazing,” she says. Bayona’s favourite place to hang out in her hood is her store’s basement sewing room. She has friends over and they sew together or watch TV. “We have little get-togethers in the basement. Before the construction happened (at the Trapp Block, located beside her store), I used to make everyone go through the back entrance, and it felt like a speakeasy,” Bayona says with a mischievous grin.

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Much more to neighbourhoods than boundaries Do you remember picking the ripe The postie who always asked after your blackberries on the empty lot down the wife. The barber who still cuts your hair street? Your first day at Lord Kelvin after 20 years. school. The day you signed the papers We’ve been pondering what constion your first mortgage on the fixertutes a neighbourhood as we launch upper on 8th Street. The day our new neighbourhood series you finally finished the basein The Record. The 11 different ment. neighbourhoods - or residents’ THE RECORD Or, perhaps you remember associations as they’re offithe kind elderly lady next door cially called in this city – are who always gave you a glass of cold bounded by streets and avenues, but lemonade. The neighbours who made they are grounded in history, political sure your newspaper didn’t blow away. campaigns over speedbumps and side-

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walks, and memories of neighbours and relationships. We had actually thought the neighbourhoods were named and designated before the 1970s – and were surprised to learn that city planners determined the boundaries at that time. But we suspect if you grew up in Queen’s Park you knew where the boundaries were long before the city gave it an official stamp. What we do know for sure is that the first neighbourhood we chose to kick off the series with is one of the

most dynamic and interesting neighbourhoods in the city. What was once written off as a soon-to-be replica of Vancouver’s downtown eastside has changed course to become a safe place to shop, eat and even raise your family in. But its current success should not be taken for granted. It’s liveability and economic stability depend on engaged residents and businesses who guard the area’s future well being. Thankfully, it now has an abundance of residents and business owners who will do just that.

Balanced budget means more cuts IN THE HOUSE

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ritish Columbians are about to find out what it means for a government to balance its budget when money starts to perform a vanishing act. With less money coming in, it means the government has to cut spending to achieve its balanced budget goal – and it’s inevitable some of that reduced spending is going to result in some howls of outrage from those affected the most. The B.C. Liberals were reelected almost solely on the issue of economic management, and that included its promise to deliver balanced budgets, year in and year out. But the budget update provided this past week contained some unsettling numbers that underscore how hard it will be to balance the books without creating controversy. First of all, the forecast for tax revenues has been slashed by more than $200 million. Finance Minister Mike de Jong is balancing his budget on a razor’s edge (the projected surplus is now down to a mere $153 million, which is almost a rounding error on a $44 billion budget) so a revenue hit of that magnitude

can very quickly wreck the bestlaid plans. Also worrisome for de Jong has to be a decline in the projected performance of some key economic indicators from the budget three months ago. Gross Domestic Product, incomes, corporate profits, retail sales – all are expected to perform worse than was envisioned in February. On a more positive note, natural gas is making a bit of a comeback. Once a vital contributor to the government’s revenue base, natural gas revenues have collapsed in recent years but are now expected to come in more than $100 million higher than was forecast in February. But, overall, there is little reason for any significant optimism on the revenue side. This brings us to the spending side of the budget, and this is where the public is going to feel the impact. The B.C. government presents its budget as part of a three year fiscal plan, and the next two years don’t look much rosier than the current year (although the 2015/16 budget does contain significantly more breathing room when it comes to achieving a surplus). On paper, de Jong is looking to chop at least $130 million over the next three years from his budget. On top of that, he is allocating funding increases to the health care system that are a little more than half of what they have been for years.

Procurement plan for city friends Dear Editor:

Planned pork barrel “city friends with benefits” procurement policy at New Westminster city hall. The City of New Westminster is planning to drive a dagger into the hopes and dreams of New Westminster small business owners with its nefarious “best practices” plan to change how it procures (spends taxpayer money) city services. Our city is moving away from an open and public procurement process towards a “city friends with benefits” procurement policy where insiders will get city business and everyone else will be left in the dark. I will only briefly mention how our city often ignores posting contract opportunities to its website in favour of “sole sourcing” contracts to one preferred insider. The sole sourcing gravy train ◗Budget Page 7 runs like a thick river throughout our city’s various

departments and is a preferred method of doing business. The present state of affairs (if a contract is not sole sourced) is that our city must post potential contracts (up to $100,000 in value) to the city website, where anyone with a computer can see the tender opportunity and bid on the opportunity. Well, in a classic case of double speak, our city staff is preaching “best practices” while actually doing the opposite by proposing to remove any outside opportunity to secure city business. City staff are complaining that posting the city’s (less than $75,000 value) business opportunities to the city website is just too much work and the solution is … just remove the obligation for any outside public notice of the city’s business opportunities. The managers will still need to find three quotes from contractors but (nudge, nudge, wink, ◗Businesses Page 7

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Businesses to be excluded ◗ continued from page 6

wink) just who do you think they will call when most small businesses are not even aware that an opportunity exists because nothing is posted to any external website? Any small business would give its eye teeth for an opportunity to secure a $75,000 contract with the City Of New Westminster, but any small business that is not on a manager’s city-paid smart phone’s contact list will have no opportunity to secure such a profitable contract. The public, small business owners, and our mayor and council will be nothing but poorly tended mushrooms if the proposed procurement policy amendments pass. We will be totally in the dark on what business opportunities are available, and we won’t have a clue about what city insiders are getting their share of the taxpayer-funded procurement pork barrel. Wake up, mayor and council! The proposed procurement policy amendments stink and need to be shredded. Why the silence from the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce? NEXT New West members … advocates for small business and social media proponents of the city … what are your thoughts? Christopher Bell, New Westminster

City needs more oversight Dear Editor:

Re: Resident concerned about “city friends with benefits” procurement policy, The Record website, June 28. If I get the drift of the above letter, instead of parading business opportunities on the city hall website and soliciting bids to ensure “best price,” staff will now

be using what they refer to as “best practices,” as outlined by Christopher Bell, by telephoning their “favorites.” What is more frightening about this move to so-called “best practices” is the self-referential base of this request for less oversight. In simple terms, “best practice“ is a business buzzword used to describe the process of developing and following a standard way of doing things that multiple organizations can use – usually by surveying and choosing the best solution. But the best solution for whom – the $100,000-plus bureaucrat or the taxpayer? My alarm bells went off when I read the delegation bylaw rationale for more delegation (read less oversight, transparency and accountability) and note that one of the purposes of the bylaw is to “formalize actions currently being undertaken by staff” and “currently most of these duties have been assumed by staff without the delegation being defined in bylaw.” In blunt terms, staff is doing what they please and when they please without regard to their current delegated authority or reference to the oversight that council is supposed to provide. The delegation bylaw is just an afterthe-fact embodiment of the old adage, “It is easier to beg forgiveness than seek permission.” One would hope the change of the guard at the top of the city bureaucratic structure would lead to bringing “best practices” back into line with the rules as they exist rather than changing the rules to accommodate slippage in enforcement. It’s in taxpayers’ best interest to have city business done with maximum transparency and within existing authorities and oversight. E.C. “Ted” Eddy, New Westminster

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These moves will undoubtedly impact government services for several years. It’s hard to see how wait times in the health-care system will be reduced in any meaningful way, and in fact they may well increase. The government is also signalling it intends to put the brakes on any increase for physician fees. This could result in a confrontation with doctors, which is the kind of fight governments rarely win. All in all, the three-year fiscal plan suggests that anyone who relies on government services should not expect an improvement in them any time soon.

In fact, the budget squeeze could result in the elimination of some of those services, or at the very least deterioration in their quality. And B.C.’s teachers should realize there is no money put aside for wage increases. Any pay hikes will have to come from “savings” found within the education system, a difficult if not impossible task. But while government programs are being squeezed, frozen or eliminated, the provincial debt will continue to climb. Capital spending on such things as schools, hospitals, roads, bridges and B.C. Hydro facilities mean the province will rack up a further $7 billion

in debt over the next three years. To give you an indication of how fast the debt is escalating, consider this: the government’s debt went up more than $350,000 during de Jong’s half-hour budget update presentation last week! During the election campaign, Premier Christy Clark kept suggesting the province’s debt could be wiped out by exporting liquefied natural gas. But she also talked about balancing the budget. Her government may never achieve those debt reduction targets, but it’s betting the farm it will accomplish the balancing act.

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A developer is hoping a 20-unit proposal in the Brow of the Hill neighourhood will get a better response than a previous proposal. Staff presented council with a preliminary report about a proposed rezoning of 1015, 1020 and 1022 Fourth Ave. The report included a recommendation to direct staff to request the applicant to pursue further public consultation on the revised proposal. Bev Grieve, acting director of develop-

tional rental suite. All totaled, each lot would have four units and the project would have 15 parking spaces. Jim Hurst, a development planner with the city, said the applicant has considered a range of development proposals for the sites, including an apartment and singlefamily homes with suites. Because of city council’s interest in supporting the creation of new rental housing, he said the applicant thought he would bring forward a proposal at this time. Coun. Betty McIntosh said she has “great difficulty” with the provision of only three

ment services, said the proponent came to staff a few weeks ago and wanted to see if there was an appetite for a revised project before going to the community with the proposal. A staff report noted that the city received an application in 2011 to consolidate the three properties and rezone them into five lots and allow a triplex on each of the new lots, a process that led the developer to conclude there may be a “more acceptable” form of development on the property. The new concept being reviewed by the city proposes five lots with a duplex on each lot, with each duplex having an addi-

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What I love about my neighbourhood

“Living downtown, the great heard,” Michael Richardson advantage is you are so close to from Redbrick Home says, laugheverything. You’ve got access ing, but then gets serious, adding, to retail shops, you got access “I would have to say the charto the shops, and you’ve got acter. All of the character is still excellent access to transit,” says here – other communities are tryCoun. Jonathan Cote, who lives ing to re-create it and we already in a highrise having it.” in down◆ town New “I like the Westminster mixture of the Our with his three history, and daughters and it’s also very wife Alix. modernized… He also I’m noticing loves the neighbourhood’s River it’s getting a lot busier. It’s like a Market, the Quay boardwalk and smaller version of Vancouver,” Westminster Pier Park. says Hannah Garett, a staffer at The Cote family sold their Karmavore, a vegan specialty Queen’s Park character home and store. moved closer to the action down◆ town, where they’ve carved out a “That when you walk down family-friendly life in the bustle Columbia Street that you are still of downtown. embracing the past because the Others who live and work history is all around you, but downtown share with readers it’s like you are walking into the what they love about their neigh- future. There’s so much character bourhood. around here and we’ve got some ◆ of the best stories to tell as a city,” “Redbrick, of course, that’s says Tej Kainth, executive directhe silliest question I’ve every tor of Tourism New Westminster.

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Urban life: Alix and Jonathan Cote, with their kids, from left to right,

For a video Violet, Renee and Leah in their downtown New Westminster condo of Jonathan Cote, scan in January. The couple sold their Queen’s Park house and bought a with three-bedroom apartment in downtown.

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A happening kind of place in the ’60s BY NIKI HOPE REPORTER

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The Grooveyard was the place to be if you were a local music-loving teenager in the late 1960s, especially on the night the Ike and Tina Turner Revue turned up. “That was fluke,” says rockabilly musician-turned-promoter Les Vogt, who ran The Grooveyard. “We put 700 (people) in for Ike and Tina.” It wasn’t unusual for The Grooveyard to be full to capacity, but on that particular weekend the club was especially packed. The Ike and Tina Turner shows happened by chance. The band was slated to play across the border. “They called up, at the last minute, after the got cancelled in Seattle,” Vogt remembers. “And they came in for the weekend.” Vogt took over a popular local teen club called the Hollywood Bowl and started

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The music business changed when drug use took over the scene. “I wasn’t interested in being part of that whole environment. I didn’t do drugs,” Vogt says. By 1969, he was out of The Grooveyard. He later opened a country music bar in Vancouver, and eventually, went to work for Orbison as his manager. Later, he produced The Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a tour-

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City considers harvesting rain water ◗P12 Calendar of Events ◗P14

City’s Canada Day ends with a bang A

n impressive fireworks display on the waterfront was a fitting end to an action-packed Canada Day in New Westminster. Crowds flocked to Queen’s Park for the City of New Westminster’s annual Canada Day celebrations, which included entertainment at the band shell, a new pick-a-box auction and free treats. Many of those gathering to celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday wore Canada day attire and carried flags. “People came in droves,” said local arts promoter Tony Antonias. “They really, really loved it.” Many kids took advantage of the newly renovated spray park to cool off on a scorching Canada Day. The pick-a-box auction raised $1,200, which adds to the $15,000 collected from past lunchbox auctions at Canada Day and will be used to create public art in Queen’s Park. Downtown, the Hyack Festival Association launched its summer Concerts on the Quay performance series, which featured entertainment and information booths along the boardwalk. New West residents converged on the Quay in time to take in an impressive fireworks display that began after dark and lasted close to 45 minutes. “It was a grand day,” Antonias said.

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Seeing red: Above, Andrew “The Crazy Canuck” Nicholson, left, celebrates Canada Day at Queen’s Park with New Westminster MLA Judy Darcy. And left, Marlo Palo shows off her temporary Canada flag tattoo and waves her flag at the annual celebration.

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andro Frau is getting back on the bike for a good cause. Frau, general manager of the Terminal Pub, has participated in the two-day Ride To Conquer Cancer event that involved cycling from Vancouver to Seattle to help raise money for the B.C. Cancer Foundation. Learning that a friend’s two-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia, he

decided to sign up for the Ride for Hope. “The Ride for Hope supporting Canuck Place takes place July 10 and I felt compelled to sign up,” he wrote in a recent email. “The ride is 200 kilometres from Hope to Surrey, and I have less than three weeks to raise $1,000.” Each rider is responsible for raising a minimum of $1,000, an amount Frau hopes to exceed. An all-day burger and drink fundraiser is being held on Wednesday (today) at the pub at 115 12th St. and will be followed by the final pub trivia night that same evening.

A tribute match

The New Westminster Salmonbellies will battle the

Langley Thunder in the Seats for Soldiers V appreciation night. The fifth annual Seats for Soldiers V military appreciation night takes place at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday. The event is a salute to the Canadian Armed Forces and acknowledges the 150th anniversary of The Royal Westminster Regiment. Anyone with an association to the military, including veterans, cadets, Legion members, military association members and their families, will be admitted at no charge. Military guests are invited to dress in uniforms, Legion or regimental blazers, complete with medals, while civilians are encouraged to wear red for Canada. “Building on the success of the

past four years, our tribute event features two top teams in the WLA,” said David MacGrotty, director of the New Westminster Senior Salmonbellies and co-chair of Seats for Soldiers V. “New activities for fans include historic displays, a bouncing grenade toss and give-aways commemorating the Westies 150th anniversary. Live webcast coverage enables troops around the world, along with all our numerous lacrosse fans to be part of one of the highlight games of the season.” The pre-game activities get underway at 6 p.m. and include a military displays expo featuring vehicles, equipment and weapons, a barbecue and beverage garden. Intermission features include military band entertain-

ment, giveaways and more. “There is an incredibly close connection between the Bellies and the Westies over the past century, and it is extremely meaningful this year as we celebrate the regiment’s 150th anniversary,” said Col. Karen BakerMacGrotty, honorary colonel of the regiment and co-chair of the Seats for Soldiers V. “With historic and military displays, performances by our regimental band, activities for children all combined with top level lacrosse, there is something for everyone to enjoy. It couldn’t get much better.” Doors and the refreshment garden open at 7 p.m. for pregame entertainment. The game gets underway at 7:45 p.m.

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◗ THE CHANGING CITY

Grants could help with ‘shelf-ready’ projects BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The City of New Westminster has identified five projects that are good to go if grants are available. Following a staff evaluation, council has endorsed several projects for grant submissions in 2013 or early 2014: the ramp component of the Fourth Street overpass leading into Westminster Pier Park; the Queensborough to Quayside pedestrian/ bicycle crossing; combined sewer separation; infrastructure related to the Intelligent Cities program; and the Crosstown Greenway on Seventh Avenue, between Fifth and Eighth streets. A staff report considered by council on June 24 stated that the federal government is proposing a new 10year funding commitment that could result in more than $47 billion in new funding to support local and economic infrastructure. “We have identified the ones we feel are appropriate,” said city administrator Lisa Spitale. “There are five identified here we feel are shelf-ready right now.” Spitale noted that the list is a “living document” that can be changed as progress is made on various projects.

In addition to the five projects deemed for grant applications when they are at a shelf-ready, staff also evaluated and priori- more advanced state of readiness for future tized a variety of other projects including: submissions during the 10-year grant prothe Sixth Street vehicle overpass that would gram. connect to Quayside Drive; Canada Games Mayor Wayne Wright said the city wants Pool upgrades; Phase 2 of Westminster to identify projects where “shovels are Pier Park; development of the ready to go” so it can seize the Gasworks sites on 12th Street; opportunity to get grants that seismic upgrades to city hall; may be available. He noted the a third artificial turf field; a “There are five city “hit the jackpot” in the past new fire hall; a new library; with federal grants. a new engineering operations identified here Coun. Jonathan Cote said he yard building; local street pav- we feel are shelf- recognizes the Canada Games ing; raising the dikes in the Pool project isn’t at the stage Queensborough, Quay and ready right now.” where it is shelf-ready and able Braid Street areas; upgrades to to seek grants, but he hopes that the existing esplanade; an exten- LISA SPITALE will come soon as it’s an aging sion to the waterfront greenway; City administrator facility that is used by nearly a replacement of Bailey Bridge; million people each year. upgrades to Massey Theatre; a Dean Gibson, the city’s direcnew skateboard park; a new animal shelter; tor of parks, culture and recreation, said the parkade revitalization; and rail crossing city first needs to determine if it will be improvements. looking at renewal, expansion or complete “This is a 10-year program,” said Mark replacement of the existing facility. He said Allison, a senior planner with the city. staff will kick start that process and report “What we are doing is getting ready for the back to council in September. initial intake.” Coun. Lorrie Williams questioned A staff report stated that other proj- whether the city should give more considects on the list would be recommended eration to raising the dikes, given the recent

flooding in Calgary. Jim Lowrie, the city’s director of engineering services, said the city has to do further analysis, including seismic assessments, before it’s able to apply for grants for dike works. Coun. Betty McIntosh said she’d like to see street paving moved higher up the priority list for potential grant applications, noting she’s heard complaints about the condition of Sixth Street. “If there is money available to do that type of infrastructure, I don’t think we’d want to be bypassing it,” she said. “It is a livability issue.” McIntosh said the city is building the Fourth Street overpass into Westminster Pier Park, which includes an elevator and stairs. She feels the inclusion of a ramp in the project doesn’t need to be number 1 on the priority list because access will already be provided to the site and the ramp could be added in the future. Staff will report back to council on issues raised concerning Canada Games Pool replacement, Phase 2 of Westminster Pier Park (the area known as the Timber Wharf), dike improvements and paving of Sixth Street.

Creating a pedestrian-friendly street BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

The City of New Westminster is aiming to create a more pedestrian and cyclist friendly area on lower 12th Street. Council recently reviewed new street design guidelines for the lower 12th Street area, which were developed using community feedback. The design guidelines will be applied to future development projects taking place in the area and in future capital project planning by the city. Coun. Chuck Puchmayr supports having plans in place so people know what to expect in city neighbourhoods. He said the guidelines build on the planning work

done for the neighbourhood in 2004. “It’s a good plan,” said Coun. Chuck Puchmayr. “I am very pleased with it.” A staff report stated that the city recently received a proposal for the redevelopment of a site at the corner of 12th Street and Third Avenue, which prompted the city to prepare guidelines. According to staff, the resulting guidelines create attractive streetscapes on 12th Street, Third Avenue, and adjoining streets and lanes. The roads are meant to be pedestrian and cyclist friendly, while also accommodating development, greenways, commercial activities, transit and utilities. The city envisions the creation of a street with wide landscaped boulevards, green-

way and gateway features, enhanced lanes known as mews, reduced through-traffic and transit-oriented development. Mark Allison, a senior planner with the city, said the plan includes bike lanes on 12th Street between Third Avenue and Queens Avenue, as those are deemed to be good routes to connect to Columbia Street and the downtown. “The lower 12th Street plan area is a major component of the city’s growth management strategy, encouraging a mix of residential and commercial development in close proximity to frequent transit, the downtown and the waterfront,” stated the report. “In support of the growth of this area, detailed street design guidelines have

City looks at harvesting rainwater BY THERESA MCMANUS REPORTER tmcmanus@royalcityrecord.com

Water conservation initiatives will be considered as the City of New Westminster works on its 2014 to 2018 financial plan. The city is interested in the potential of rainwater harvesting systems in New Westminster arenas and greenhouse as a means of conserving

water. Staff will incorporate water conservation projects into future budget deliberations. Coun. Chuck Puchmayr raised the issue last winter after touring the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, which has a rainwater reclamation system that collects water and uses it to create the arena’s ice. He told council the system cost $27,000 and is saving the city

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been prepared that provide an attractive urban environment and clarity to developers and city staff.” The lower 12th Street plan includes an area bounded by Fourth Avenue, Louellen Street, Stewardson Way and Royal Avenue. The plan envisions the area to have a gradual transition from light industrial and automobile-oriented commercial uses to a more pedestrian- and transit-oriented neighbourhood with medium/height density housing, home business/commercial along 12th Street north of Queens Avenue and a community retail area south of Queens along 12th Street and Royal Avenue.

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Creating and updating a resume and a cover letter, part of a series of free employment workshops will be offered at the New Westminster Public Library on Fridays in July, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Workshops are cosponsored by New Westminster Public Library and MOSAIC’s settlement program. For information and registration, phone Faustin at MOSCIC at 604-4388214 extension 112 or email fbilikano@mosaicbc.com. You can also register through the library at 604-527-4667. The main branch of the library is at 716 Sixth Ave. and is wheelchair accessible.

◗ONGOING Are you gay, bisexual or just not sure? Need a safe place to talk? HOMINUM is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. Meets every Monday evening in locations around Metro Vancouver. For information and meeting location: call Don at 604-329-9760 or Art at 604-462-9813. Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, 12-step program for people who want a healthier, more functional relationship with themselves and others. Meetings are every Monday at Royal Columbian Hospital. Info: Sue at 604-5808889 or CoDA Info line at 604516-5585. Canadian Mental Health Association’s Simon Fraser Branch, run and walk club, all welcome. Info: Madeleine Hawkins at 604-516-8080 or sf.runlogistics@cmha.bc.ca. Volunteers needed, for Harmony Court Care Centre and Estate. If you are patient and enthusiastic and enjoy working with seniors, opportunities are available. Call Mary Aaron at 604527-3322 or e-mail maaron@ agecare.ca. Sapperton Pensioners, meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 318 Keary St. New members welcome. Info: 604724-9722. Netherlands Association, speak Dutch with others and celebrate your heritage. Visit www. dutchnetwork.ca or contact Edie, ediebijdemast@telus.net or 604-536-3394.

Royal City Communicators, meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Cameron Recreation Centre, 9523 Cameron St., Burnaby, helping those who are afraid to speak in public. Information: 604-939-5088. Al-Anon and Alateen, help those whose lives are affected by someone else’s drinking. Call 604-688-1716. Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations (COSCO), an advocacy group devoted to improving the quality of life for seniors, invites membership and affiliation from seniors’ organizations, associations and individuals. Info: Ernie Bayer, 604-576-9734 or ecbayer@ shaw.ca. Burnaby/New West Newcomers and Friends Club, welcomes women who are new to the area, as well as longtime residents, giving women of all ages and cultures a chance to make new friends. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. Info: Lenore, 604-294-6913. Fraserside Employment Resource Centre, offers oneto-one support with employment counsellors, connecting people to no-cost career and job search services and helping people develop a plan to reach their job or career goal. Call 604-522-9701 for appointment. Parkinson’s group meets first Tuesday of the month, Century House in Moody Park, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: Margo Prentice 604526-1997. Writers Discovery Group, meets the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to noon, on the lower floor of New Westminster Library. Info: 604-522-9147. Navy League and Sea Cadets, holds registration for boys and girls aged nine to 12 at Annacis Island Training Centre, 535 Derwent Way, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call 604589-4313. Pregnancy Outreach Program, weekly support groups for high-risk women, includes lunch, one-hour education session, and the services of a registered dietician and public heath nurse. Food coupons and vitamins available for clients. Tuesdays, 12 to 2 p.m. at Olivet Baptist Church (613 Queens Ave.) and Wednesdays, 11:30 to 2 p.m. at Edmonds Resource Centre (#104-7355

Canada Way, Burnaby). Child care provided for children over 18 months of age. Registration required, free. Call 604-6592228. Ukrainian nights, for kindergarten and children ages six to 11, with Friday evening sessions in language, culture and faith. Everyone welcome, at Holy Eucharist Cathedral, 501 Fourth Ave. Info: 604-5269198. St. Barnabas thrift store, open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A few more volunteers also sought. Call Sandy, 604-526-3033. Moms’ group, meets Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Olivet Baptist Church, Seventh Street and Queens Avenue. Moms can relax, enjoy adult conversation and enjoy a craft, demo or speaker. Children up to age five have their own quality time out. Open to moms of all ages and religions. Info: Marion, 604526-9394. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), West End chapter meets Wednesdays at Connaught Heights Community School, 7 to 8 p.m., with weigh-in at 6:30 p.m. TOPS is a volunteer group that uses nutrition and portion control for effective weight loss. Membership is $30 per year; teens and pre-teens are free when accompanied by an adult. Info: Visit www.tops.org or call Jean, 604-525-4971. Networking meeting, every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Waffle House. Enjoy breakfast with other business people, share leads and referrals and build your business. Guests welcome. RSVP to 778-9869186. Royal City Curling Club, daytime ladies’ play, with Tuesday and Thursday leagues, 9:30 a.m. Drop-in clinics will be held on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. for new curlers and experienced players who wish to improve their game. Call 604-522-4737 or visit www.royalcitycc.com for info. Women needed, to serve as support and outreach volunteers for the Maida Duncan Drop-In Centre run by the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver. Volunteers assist clients with finding and phoning shelters or housing, under-

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standing and filling in forms, sorting donations and doing light cleaning. Shift minimum of two hours per week. Call Odessa, 604-520-1166 or email Odessa.tapia@elizabeth fry.com. Free citizenship classes at New Westminster Public Library, prepare for the citizenship test for free. Classes held first Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every month. Info: 604-522-3722, ext. 155. Tillicum Toastmasters, helps people become better speakers. Come visit, Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in New Westminster. For more information, call 604524-1688 or go to tillicum. freetoasthost.ws. Access Justice, offers a new free legal clinic in New Westminster for those who cannot afford to seek legal advice. Family law, Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. at Lower Mainland Community Housing, 101-630 Columbia St. Info: 604-5255376. Baby and Me, a drop-in support group for moms with babies up to six months, offering lunch, group discussions, support, educational information, child care and more. Offered by Olivet Baptist Church (613 Queens Ave.) on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edmonds Resource Centre (#104-7355 Canada Way). Free. Call 604-659-2228 to register. Wednesday Walking Club, meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. On odd-numbered days of the month, meet in the parking lot near Century House, with walks through uptown New Westminster. On evennumbered days of the month, meet at Columbia Square with walks through the downtown/Quayside area, meeting at 70 10th St. Walks go from a half-hour to two hours, rain or shine. No charge. Contact NewWestWalking@gmail.com, or just show up on time for the walk.

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Family Mediation Practicum Program, offers free mediation to couples who are separating or who have been having ongoing conflicts with their ex about custody, access, guardianship, child support and property matters. Program located in New Westminster. Call 604-516-0788 or email fmpp@ drpracticum.com. Family members of individuals with multiple sclerosis, looking for support, are invited to join the MS Society’s family members group, with groups in the Tri-Cities and Vancouver areas. Info: 604-689-3144. Westcoast Genesis Society – Genesis House, requires unique, mature and patient volunteers to provide community support for male federal offenders impacted by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Call Leanne Mack, volunteer program coordinator, at 604-521-2978 or leannemack@genesishouse. ca. Parents’ Coalition of B.C., supports parents who have had problems with access following marital breakdown, meeting the second Saturday of the month. Call 604-417-4045 or visit www.parentswhocare.ca. New Westminster Rotary Club, holds its weekly meeting and lunch every Thursday at noon at the Old Bavaria Haus, 233 Sixth St., with guest speakers. Guests and visitors welcome. Information: 604-451-4133. Breastfeeding, or pregnant and want to learn more? Looking for information or help? Wanting to meet breastfeeding mothers? Contact the La Leche League info line at 604-5204623 for information about the Coquitlam group, which includes New Westminster mothers. Purpose Family Circle drop-in, meets Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for crafts, stories, songs, games and rhymes for babies and children to five years, as well as pregnant moms. Health information avail-

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able through guest speakers. Light lunch and bus tickets are provided. Held at 40 Begbie St., two blocks east of New West SkyTrain. Call 604-5262522 and ask for Josie or Pam. Alzheimer’s Caregiver support group, meets monthly, every second Tuesday of the month at Century House, Moody Park. Info: 604-298-0780. Single moms’ group, meets Mondays from 5 to 7 p.m. at New West Family Place, 10193 Sixth St. Friendly, informal, drop-in group, with discussions on parenting and other issues of common interest. Child care for children under six provided free by trained staff. Volunteer literacy tutors, sought to work with the Douglas College I-CARE program, which helps Englishspeaking adults learn to read and write. Volunteers should have excellent English writing and spelling skills. Tutoring can take place any day of the week in the Douglas College region. All tutor training and materials are free. Call 604-527-5409 for information. Unemployed, and need help making your next career move? Join Transitions, a free three-week career exploration program sponsored by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Program runs monthly. Call 604-4341177. Volunteer Grandparents, brings together active, energetic people over the age of 50 with children who need a caring and committed mentor. Families in New Westminster and Burnaby are waiting for volunteer grandparents. To register, contact Volunteer Grandparents at 604736-8271 or infor@volunteer grandparents.ca. Developmental Disabilities Association, will collect donations of goods that are no longer wanted. For information about bins, pickup and drop-off opportunities, call 604-2734DDA.

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Hyacks win second MVP team camp ◗P18 Longtime Laker to have jersey retired ◗P18

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

Friday firestorm will settle first

cage. “We try to put as many shots on goal. You got to The season series keep him moving,” said defender between the junior A New Salmonbellie Westminster Salmonbellies Dylan Long, who scored his and the Coquitlam Adanacs first junior A goal in three seasons midway through will be settled on Friday. New West missed a the final frame to close the chance to put the junior A’s gap to 7-6. Big goals by Vincent on notice, falling 8-7 to the No. 1-ranked Coquitlam Ricci in the second period club at Queen’s Park Arena and Steven Neufeld, with his hat-trick marker in the last Saturday. With Cody Nass and Eli third, gave the A’s pivotal McLaughlin in the lineup two-goal leads. Earlier in the seafollowing a blockbuster B.C. Junior Lacrosse League son, New West bested Coquitlam 10-8 deal made just at home. the day before, The series New West was clincher will forced to play “We try to put be played this catchup for all Friday at the as many shots but a three-minPoirier Street ute span in the on goal. … We centre. first period. With The two know where the Coquitlam at former Delta bar is set – one full strength Islander snipers and further bolshowed their more game and stered by trade skills early in that’s it.” deadline deals the loss. with Burnaby, Nass set up Nanaimo and DYLAN LONG Josh Byrne from Port Coquitlam, behind the net Salmonbellie defender the junior on a first-perAdanacs will be iod power play. Nass collected three help- a formidable opponent this ers in his Queen’s Park week and into the playoffs. “All the teams going debut. Less than two minutes forward are going to have later, McLaughlin regis- their sticks fine tuned,” said tered his first goal as a Long. “We know where the ’Bellie, firing a ball past bar is set – one more game Davide DiRuscio off a and that’s it.” Friday’s game in screen in front. Coquitlam is scheduled to Connor Robinson gave start at 7:30 p.m. the home team a momentary 3-2 lead 16 seconds later, but Coquitlam The junior A New regained the lead with two counters later in the per- Westminster club got quickly back in the win iod. The Adanacs kept the column on Sunday with a pressure on through the 17-5 win over the visiting next two periods, scoring Nanaimo Timbermen at first in both the second and Queen’s Park Arena. Josh Byrne and Eli third frames despite a disMcLaughlin both counted parity in shots on goal. The second period was four goals in the win, while particularly well played Cody Nass had five assists with a high degree of skill for his new club. Drew House also had a and pace on display. The Salmonbellies out- goal and four helpers in his shot Coquitlam 24-15 in the first game back with the middle frame and 21-13 in junior ’Bellies. Ross Bowman got the the third, but split both perwin in goal for the ’Bellies, iods 2-2 on the scoresheet. New West outshot making 32 saves, including the A’s 63-43 overall, but nine in a 6-0 third-period DiRuscio was equal to the shutout. New West scored twice task, getting in the way of from Daniel Perreault and 56 Salmonbellie shots. Frank Scigliano made Jeremy Bosher in the open35 stops in the New West ing minute of play. BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

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Youth runner a surprise at Jerome meet St. Thomas More Collegiate junior Zion CorralesNelson defeated an older field in the national development women’s 400 metres at the Harry Jerome Track Classic at Swangard Stadium on Canada Day. Corrales-Nelson easily won the metric quarter-mile, posting a winning time of 55.79, well off her 54.94 goldmedal clocking at the B.C. high school championships in Langley last month. Simon Fraser University’s Sarah Sawatsky finished second in a time of 56.73. Tamara Harris, five years Corrales-Nelson’s senior was third in 57.72.

London Olympian Curtis Moss won the men’s javelin with a throw of 76.86 metres, edging American Cyrus Hostetler by almost three metres. In the women’s javelin, recent Canadian senior national champion Krista Woodward of New Westminster had a disappointing showing, placing fourth overall with a toss of 48.79m, well off her national championship meet record of 58.59m. Following the national championships, Woodward was one of 64 athletes named to represent Canada at the world championships in Moscow in August.

Young Hyack nets three AAA times at championship long course meet Up-and-comer Kyra Tamagi had an inpired three days of swimming at the AA long course championship swim meet in Victoria last week. Tamagi, competing in the 11-andunder age group, swam in seven events, making the finals in five of them, while achieving AAA times in three individual races. The Hyack Swim Club youngster started off the competition with back-to-back AAA times in the girls’ 50-metre freestyle and the 100m backstroke. Tamagi won the free sprint with a 32.49 clocking. She then placed second in the back in a AAA time

of 1:23.44. On Day 2, Tamagi finished runner-up in the 100m free, posting a third AAA time of 1:12.00 in the process. Amar Fejzac had four podium finishes in the 13-year-old boys’ age division. Fejzac posted runner-up finishes on Day 2 in the 100m free and butterfly. The Hyack swimmer placed third in the 50m free on the opening day of competition. He also finished third in the 400m individual medley. Qichen Gao and Jakob Garricks also garnered strong finishes at the

13-year-old age group. Gao won the 200m fly, while also placing second in the 400m IM and third in the 100m fly. Garricks won the 400m IM and was a runner-up in both the 200m fly and 400m free. In the boys’ 11-and-under, Ethan Bahng was second in the 50m free and third in the 100m fly. Victoria Chandler placed second in the 15-year-old girls’ 200m fly. Micah Lau also placed second in the 13-year-old boys’ 200m free. Zoe Froh was a third-place finisher in the 11-and-under girls’ 400m IM.


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◗ FOOTBALL

New Westminster Hyacks win second spring camp product to have jersey retired

The New Westminster Hyacks high school football team defeated Rick Hansen 9-8 to win the MVP Hyack team camp at Mercer Stadium last Saturday. Quarterback Tommy Robertson found Stewart Sommerfeld for a 35yard touchdown pass in the final of the controlled scrimmage matchup. Matt Seymour also had an interception for the hosts. Shelton, Washington placed third at the second annual team camp. Notre Dame placed fourth. Lineman Bill Collins of New Westminster led the camp MVPs. Also earning MVP recognition were Shelton lineback Brian Nault and fullback Gordon Henry. Rick Hansen placed two players on the MVP list – defensive lineman Shaeem Charles Brown and receiver/defensive back Zack Taves. Also earning MVP nods were lineman Cole White from Pitt Meadows, Notre Dame lineman Blake Pickard and Centennial’s quarterback/defensive back Nick Okamoto. The Hyacks will take part at the Great Northwest team camp held at Camp

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Russ Heard will have his No. 9 jersey retired prior to the Western Lacrosse Association game between the Burnaby Lakers and the New Westminster Salmonbellies on Friday, July 5. The Burnaby franchise, which Heard stoically supported for 13, mostly losing seasons, will retire his jersey number in a pre-game tribute to the future hall of famer. Heard helped lead the Lakers to three of their four WLA playoff finals in his storied career. He was one of the original Richmond Outlaws, which switched zip codes in the 1990s to become the Burnaby Lakers. But perhaps unkindly, Heard never had an opportunity to experience a Mann Cup. Burnaby’s best-ever chance for a league title came in a Game 7 double overtime loss to the Coquitlam Adanacs back in 1993. In that memorable journey to the ‘93 final, Heard marched the 12-12 Lakers

past the Salmonbellies with a record-setting goal-scoring effort that still stands to this day. In the seven-game semifinal series, Heard set five new WLA playoff records, scoring the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh-fastest goals ever, while also rewriting the record book with six goals in one playoff period. Heard would not get another opportunity at a championship despite playing another seven seasons, including five more in Burnaby. But the likeable 6-4 righthander put up career numbers that will one day place him in the hall of honour with other lacrosse greats. In his 13-year senior A career, Heard stands 10th all-time with 646 assists in regular season play and his 1,021 points is in the company of the top-20 best players to ever play the game. Heard is currently an assistant coach with the senior New Westminster Salmonbellies.


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johnnycatroppa@royalpacific.com you move in, the builder is likely to have specific warranty service procedures to follow. Except in emergencies, requests for service should be in writing. This is not because the builder is trying to be bureaucratic. Rather, it is to ensure that everyone clearly understands the service to be performed. The person receiving a service request is not likely to be the person performing the work, and you don’t want to rely on word of mouth for transmission of your service order. You should not expect a builder to rush out immediately. Such problems occur because of the natural settling of the house and are best addressed in one visit near the end of the first year. If you have moved to a new home from a nearby area, you probably will

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Market is Active INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY GREEN TIMBERS - SURREY IMPECCABLY KEPT & UPDATED 736 SQFT RANCHER + 7' BSMT 2 BDRM + 2 BATH WIRED 20X10 SHOP/SHED

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LANGLEY - CEDAR RIDGE PENZER BUILT - CUSTOM HOME 3272 SQ.FT. 2 STOREY W/BSMT 4 BEDRMS + 4 BATHRMS FAMILY RM + GAMES RM QUIET CUL-DE-SAC QUICK POSSESSION POSSIBLE

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60,000 sq/ft fully updated glass greenhouse on high exposure street. Excellent location. Potential for a retail outlet. It would compliment the JD farms Specialty Turkey Store & Bistro across the street. Level 4.72 acre corner property. Over $100,000 spent on new electrical, hot water heating system, irrigation system & more. A fantastic neighbourhood to build your dream home. Walk to elementary school and corner store. Very private - high perimeter hedge. Quick US border & Hwy 1 access. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

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FANTASTIC HORSE PROPERTY located close to the Campbell Valley Trail system. Beautiful 4.4 acres with white rail fencing. Huge 2 storey with large country kitchen. Unfinished basement. 2 very nice in-law suites - one over garage & one over the barn. Oversized Quadruple garage – one of the doors is 12' high. Large 80X200 indoor arena with sand footing PLUS 80X200 outdoor hog-fuel arena – both with lights for evening riding. 5 stall barn with 4 in/outs, tack room, wash rack, bathroom. 4 additional crusher dust/sand paddocks with shelters. TONS of parking for RV’s & trailers. $5,600 month revenue. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

ONLY $928,800

Cedar Ridge-One of a kind custom rancher-excellent neighbourhood. Totally Private beautiful parklike 12,500 sq/ft lot with high perimeter hedge, manicured lawns, gardens, sunny south patio & gated parking for a large RV. Stunning architecturally designed & quality built rancher features large living room & adjoining dining room. Gourmet kitchen open to family rm & games rm. 3 bedrooms-HUGE master bedroom with fireplace, his & her closets and ensuite with jetted soaker tub, steam shower and double sinks. Large loft / games room. 16X12 wired and insulated workshop. This is a must see. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

PRIVATE PARKLIKE 2.17 ACRES LANGLEY – SALMON RIVER NOT IN THE ALR 4437 SQFT RANCHER W/ BSMNT NEEDS TLC – GREAT PROJECT 28X24 WORKSHOP FANTASTIC BUILDING SITE

JUST LISTED

ONLY $888,800

Excellent reno project or high knoll building site. Fantastic neighbourhood of high end homes. Gated beautiful parklike 2.17 acres. Not in ALR – zoned min 40,000 sq/ft. 314 ft frontage 300 ft deep – future potential to split in half. Custom Spanish style rambling rancher with walkout basement and lots of character – needs LOTS of TLC & is built on one side of the property for easy subdivision in the future. 4437 sq/ft in total – 5 bedrooms. 4 bathrooms, family rm, games rm, rec room. Separate 28x24 workshop with 12’ doors. Perimeter trees for total privacy. Priced way below tax assessement of $960,000. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

SURREY - FLEETWOOD 0.85 ACRE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL CLOSE TO EVERYTHING 2120 SQFT BSMT ENTRY HOME NICE IN-LAW SUITE 7644 155 STREET, SURREY

DEVELOPERS

ONLY $1,128,000

EXCELLENT STRIP OF LAND TO DEVELOP - directly across from new lots! 298 ft frontage along 76A Ave & 124 ft deep. Fleetwood Enclave plan says single family lots and possible duplex lots permitted. Minutes to city convenience in a rare & quiet country setting. 0.85 acres overlooking Coyote Creek Golf Course with subdivision potential. Nice & bright home featuring open floor plan, sunny kitchen & eating & large wrap around deck with view. 3 bedrooms on main floor. Basement offers spacious 1 bedroom level entry suite – great for the in-laws. Beautifully landscaped. 18x16 wired workshop and storage shed. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

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ONLY $599,888

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STUNNING 2 level plus bright finished bsmt. This home features high ceilings, heavy mouldings, hardwood & tile flooring, large covered patio with gas BBQ hookup, roughed-in for heat pump & A/C & so much more. Spacious great room plan – gorgeous kitchen with quartz countertops, breakfast bar island, soft close cabinets & eating area with French doors to patio. Open to family rm & adjoining dining area. Living/Flex room at the front. 4 large bedrms & 3 full bathrms up – HUGE master with walk-in closet & spa like ensuite. Daylight bsmt with flexible plan - large games rm with wet bar, 2 bedrms, office & media rm. Quiet country side setting. Walk to Ross Elementary & minutes to everything. 2-5-10 New Home Warranty. Call now! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

SPECTACULAR MANSION - SOUTH LANGLEY PRIVATE – GATED – LEVEL RESORT CALIBRE AMENITIES STUNNING - 9587 SQ FT RANCHER W/LOFT 6 BEDROOMS + 8 BATHROOMS + 2 DENS GAMES RMS + REC RM + FAM RM + MEDIA RM INDOOR POOL/SPA & STEAM ROOM 42X30 – 4 BAY GARAGE - 70X60 BARN/SHOP

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ONLY $3,050,000

Designed for entertaining & with every luxury imaginable. Spacious open floor plan, soaring detailed ceilings, tasteful décor & the ultimate in quality finishing. Resort calibre amenities; indoor pool/spa area, steam room & hot tub. Multiple games rms & state of the art media rm. Expansive stamped concrete driveways & patios with access from most rms. Dramatic vaulted ceilings highlight the stunning kitchen with HUGE island & Sub Zero & Thermador built-ins, spacious eating area and separate spice kitchen. Family room with river rock fireplace. Entertainment sized living room with 20’ ceiling , River Rock fireplace and adjoining dining room. Luxurious master suite with fireplace, his and hers walk-in closets & fantastic 7 pc ensuite. 2 dens, 8 bathrms – every bedrm has adjoining ensuite. Country feel yet minutes to everything. Call today for your personal tour! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

CLOVERDALE-MADRONA STUNNING 1921 SQFT TOWNHOME 2 STOREY W/BSMT TOWNHOME 3-4 BDRMS + 3 BATHRMS FAMILY RM + REC RM/4TH BDRM SIDE X SIDE DOUBLE GARAGE LOADS OF ADDITIONAL PARKING WALK TO SHOPS, PARKS & NEW SCHOOL

JUST LISTED

ONLY $379,800

This is a “10”. Fenced yard & a side by side double garage plus loads of additional parking at you door step. Bright & spacious layout featuring large living room with fireplace and adjoining dining room with sliders to covered west balcony. Nice kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar counter and eating area open to family room with door to West patio & fenced yard. 3 bedrooms up – huge master with walk-in closet and ensuite with double sinks and oversize shower. Rec room or 4th bedrm in basement. Excellent complex with playground. Parks and transit within 1/2 block. Quick possession possible. A must see - Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

LANGLEY – STRAWBERRY HILLS STUNNING CUSTOM RANCHER 3000 SQ/FT – 4 BEDROOMS PRIVATE PARKLIKE 1.11 ACRES TRIPLE BAY 40X30 WORKSHOP W/ LOFT SPORT COURT AREA – LOADS OF PARKING BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED

1.11 ACRES

LANGLEY – NEWLANDS 1640 SQ/FT RANCHER LOADS OF UPDATES 3 BEDRMS + 3 BATHRMS + FAMILY RM DOUBLE GARAGE - ROOM FOR RV CLOSE TO ALL EVERYTHING

JUST LISTED

ONLY $448,800

LANGLEY - NEWLANDS 1730 SQ/FT - WEST COAST RANCHER LOTS OF RECENT UPDATES 3 BEDRM - 2 BATHRMS - FAMILY RM QUIET CUL-DE-SAC

CUL-DE-SAC

ONLY $468,800

$90,000 YEAR REVENUE LANGLEY - UPPER GLEN VALLEY 50,000 SQFT OF GREENHOUSES 3600 SQFT WORKSHOP 4.72 ACRES - GOOD EXPOSURE

JUST LISTED

ONLY $1,288,800

Immaculate West coast rancher with loads of character, high vaulted ceilings & over 40k in updates in last 2 years. Quiet cul-de sac – walk to Newlands Golf & Country Club. This home features gorgeous new kitchen, stainless steel appliances, laminate flooring, mouldings, custom blinds, new windows, new front and rear patios & much more. Nice floor plan that offers large living room with gas heatilator fireplace and adjoining dining room. Kitchen with eating area and French doors to patio. Large family rm. 3 bedrooms – master with walk-in closet and ensuite. Beautifully landscaped - private rear yard with dog run & HUGE North patio with gazebo. Sunny south exposed front patio with retractable awning. Excellent neighbourhood – minutes to everything. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

ONLY $1,488,888

FANTASTIC REVENUE. Well maintained greenhouse complex on level corner property. 50,000 sq/ft of greenhouses. 3600 sq/ft workshop/ processing area. Plus 1 acre of outdoor irrigated growing area. Hot water heating in the gutter connecting greenhouse, heated by 150 horse power Cleveland Brooks boiler. The individual greenhouse are each heated with their own 300,000 BTU heater. 45,000 KW backup generator. Old 1200 sq/ft 2 bedrm rancher that has some nice updating inside. Seller willing to lease back the whole facility and house for $7500 per month for 3 years with option to renew. Quick US border & Hwy 1 access. Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

LANGLEY - BROOKSWOOD 2430 SQFT BSMNT ENTRY 6 BEDRMS + 4 BATHRMS PRIVATE PARKLIKE ¼ ACRE 17X10 WORKSHOP + ROOM FOR RV

JUST LISTED

ONLY $528,800

Fully finished level entry basement home with 3 bedrms & 2 bathrms on each floor. Lots of updates - hardwood & tile floors, maple kitchen, granite counter tops, low e-windows, high efficiency furnace, newer roof. 2 wood burning fireplaces, 2 bedrms with ensuites, large balcony. Basement has a rec room & deluxe wet bar. Room for RV & to access large rear yard containing 17x10 wired workshop. Whole house is rented for $2195 month. Walk to parks, Belmont Elementary, Brookswood High School, shops & transit. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

LANGLEY – OTTER AREA RENOVATED 2254 SQFT RANCHER PRIVATE PARKLIKE 2 ACRES ALL USABLE – NO CREEKS WORKSHOP + BARN + GREENHOUSES FENCED, X-FENCED & ELECTRIC GATE

JUST LISTED

ONLY $788,800

Beautiful, VERY private & all usable 2 acre electric gated, fenced & x-fence property with high perimeter hedge & lots of paved parking. 94X30 barn/workshop with power, water & concrete floor – good for horse and mechanic. 22X44 garage/workshop. Three 20X40 Greenhouses. Large renovated rancher. New furnace, heat pump/central A/C (2011), new windows (2010), new kitchen (2008), new roof (2006), hardwood & tile floors & much more! Spacious layout featuring large formal living room with gas heatilator fireplace. Beautiful maple kitchen open to eating area & family rm. 4 bedrooms & den – 2 master bedrms with ensuites+ sliders to patio. Gently sloping with no creeks. Playhouse for the kids. Fruit trees – plum, cherry & apple. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com

LANGLEY-1.81 ACRES

ONLY $628,800

FANTASTIC BUILDING SITE PARKLIKE PROPERTY MINUTES TO EVERYTHING - NO GST!

Gorgeous level 1.81 acres with old rancher - needs work. On the corner of historic Old Yale Road and 232 street. An affordable piece of country living. A nice property to build a new home on. Rare find - Country living - minutes to Murrayville town centre, schools, three golf courses, hospital & wave pool. Call today! Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com JUST LISTED

ONLY $535,000

ATTENTION DEVELOPERS & INVESTORS HIGH EXPOSURE 0.64 ACRES NO IN ALR

RARE FIND! TWO HOUSES ALLOWED! RU-1 zoning not in the ALR! High exposure 0.64 ac.150 ft of frontage on Fraser Highway. FANTASTIC FUTURE POTENTIAL – ALL SERVICES available. Level building lot and SUPER HOLDING PROPERTY. Water and sewer at the property line. Current zoning allows 2 homes, veterinary clinic, daycare center. Rapidly growing area surrounded by a mix of residential, commercial and light industrial. Close to transportation, recreation and MORE! CALL NOW! – Tracey Bosch 604-539-SOLD (7653) traceybosch.com


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Regency Realty Ltd. 1333 - 56th St., Delta, B.C.

Marina Garden Est

$768,000

5547 Cutter Rd.

Tsawwassen

$735,000

5295 11th Ave

Fabulous family home on a quiet street near the elementary school! Quality built 2670 sf by Veldelta with 4 bedrooms, den & 3 full baths. Spacious rooms, vaulted entry, skylight... this is light and bright. Bdrm with shower on main level. Updates include 1 year roof, stainless appliances, millwork & much more! Sunny, private west rear yd. See the virtual tour on-line, then book your private viewing! Call Dean 604.946.1688

Spacious 2810 sf 5 bdrm family home on generous 9451 sf lot, quiet no-thru road. Walk to schools & town centre. Recent updates include: new roof, windows, double garage doors, interior updates to all 3 bathrooms & kitchen with stainless appliances. Private yard with sunny deck. Circular driveway in front, 2nd driveway in back incl. RV parking. Easy 2 bdrm suite potential. Bonus workshop! By appt. Call Dean 604.943.7411

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This welcoming home is nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac bordering pastoral farmland in Ladnerʼs popular Port Guichon area. It is a short walk to elementary school and scenic hikes on the River Rd dyke. The home has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths and is set up for a suite conversion. Enjoy the warm atmosphere and sunny deck with open farmland views. See the virtual tour on-line then call to book your private viewing. Call Dean 604.946.1688

Tsawwassenʼs best address - welcome to the street of dreams! This is a fabulous property of 11,825 with 80ʼ frontage. The dwelling is a gracious & spacious 2693 sf side split level with 4 bedrooms, family room off the kitchen & separate games room. Beautifully maintained & updated including counters, back-splash, crown mouldings. Master suite has W/I closet & shower ensuite. Huge detached garage & workshop. Gorgeous gardens, deck & hot tub. Come to the open or call for your private viewing! Call Dean 604.603.8538

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Marina Garden Estates better than new builderʼs own deluxe residence! Over 2600 sf with great room, gourmet kitchen with spacious island, flex room plus 4 bdrms with 3 ensuites upstairs. Generous western exposed property in Ladnerʼs most desirable new neighbourhood. Many extras include granite, stainless appliances, HRV, air conditioning, hi-tech surround sound, Control-4 electronics and much more. Call for your private viewing. Call Dean 604.946.1688

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Ladnerʼs Marina Garden Estates! 4 br, 4 bath home right on the golf course. Superb open plan, huge kitchen island, upscale finishing. See the virtual tour online then come to the open - one of four available. Call Dean 604.603.8538

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BONSOR APTS

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

Renovated high rise, concrete building. Suites available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513

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

AMBER ROCHESTOR

Office 604- 936-3907

6030

Office 604-773-6467

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

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

6020-34

Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, underground parking, close to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall. No Pets.

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465

S. Surrey/ White Rock

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

6052

Real Estate Investment

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-240-5400 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059

For Sale by Owner

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

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3100mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544

6015

1 BR’s $900-$950 2 BR’s $1150-$1300 Cameron St, Bby, great location! Lougheed mall, Rec center, schools & transit. Available Now 604-420-8715, 604-221-7720 www.lougheedproperties.com

561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

Richmond

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

Apt/Condos

BURQUITLAM APTS

6020-14 IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

Chilliwack

6508

BBY, BRENTWOOD, 2 BR on 20th flr, fully reno’d, new flrs, granite c/tops, new appl, N/p, N/s, $1575, Avl now. 778-707-2719

thegroveatcambridge.ca Hans at Global 604.597.7177

RENTALS

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

office: cell:

604-939-4903 778- 229-1358

Contact Alex 604-999-9978

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST 1 BR apt completely renod, $835 inc h/w/heat cbl. N/P. 604-521-1551, 778-714-1608 NEW WEST. 1 BR Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. From $790. Call (604) 724-8353. NEW WEST large 2BR apt 610-3rd Ave, nr transit. $950 incls hw, heat, pkng, storage locker, balcony, ns, np. 604-525-8087 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $795. Inc heat/u/g pkng, n/p, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: cedarsunset@shaw.ca NEW WEST - St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, balcony, updated, nr transit & amens. Small pet ok with pet deposit. Call 604-202-2420 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034 Silver Star Apts - 6425 Silver Ave, Burnaby. Clean, quiet, family Bldg, close to skytrain, shopping, transit, One Bed $850/mo incl heat/hotwater, No Smoking, No pets, 1 year lease - Call Dorset Realty John 604- 439-9602

VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West

Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

CALL 604 715-7764

Bayside Properties Services

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR APT;

Incls heat, hot water, cable & parking. Near schools, shops, Bus & Sky train. Available July 1st. Cats ok! Deposit req’d. Call 604-521-2884

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

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

6515

Duplexes - Rent

PO CO 3 BR upper, view, 2 baths, priv, w/d, d/w, fenced yd, nr amen. Now. $1250. 604-941-4166

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY CENTRAL. Lrg 4 BR & Den or 5 BR mn flr, 2.5 baths, big liv rm & 2 dining rm, lrg deck & fam rm, carport, lots of prkg, big storage, very clean, 6 appls, Aug 1, small pet ok. 604-298-6874 BBY HIGHGATE Bright bachelor, close to all amens/bus. N/s, n/p, $550 incl hyd/cable. Jun15/ Jul 1. 604-522-6773, 778-320-6773 BBY, N. Holdom/Union 1 BR, f/bath, W/D, hrdwd floors, NS/NP. $875 for 1 person, incl utils/cable/ internet. Av Now. 778-898-5159 BBY SFU, 2 BR bsmt ste, 1200sf, f/bath, bright & clean, share washer, prkg, Suits 2. $850 + 50% utils. NS/NP. 604-421-1196 COQ. $725/MO. 1 BD, 4 appls, stove, frig, washer, dryer. Close to all amens, avail June 1st, incls utils. NO PETS. 604-454-4540 COQ CTR/NASH DR. Spac 2 BR ste, 4 appls. f/bath, $1100 + utils Avail now. 604-944-8857

6605

Townhouses Rent

NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail Aug 1. $1334. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca

Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

PT COQUITLAM, 2 BR townhouse $870, quiet family complex, no pets, call 604-464-0034.

SKYLINE TOWERS

RIVERS INLET

102-120 Agnes St, N.West

Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area)

The Record • Wednesday, July 3, 2013 • A25

HOME SERVICES 8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

Carpentry

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

8060

Concrete

DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE

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

8090

Fencing/Gates

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

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

8125

Gutters

A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 Gutter & window cleaning, power washing. Prompt, professional. 30 yrs exp. Simon 604-230-0627

8130

Handyperson

604-240-3408

Piattelli Concrete, Specialist in Removal, Replace, Forming, Exposed Aggregate, Sidewalks, Driveways, 45yrs Exp. Seniors Disc. Free Estimates. Thomas 604-897-5071

8068

Demolition

HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842 HOME IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, Drywall, Paint, 30 yrs exp. David • 604-825-4072

Excavating - Drain Tile

8155

Old garage, carport, house, pool, repair main waterline, break concrete & removal. Licensed • Insured • WCB

# 1 BACKHOES, BOBCATS, EXCAVATORS & DUMP TRUCKS

DEMOLITION

604-716-8528

8073

Drainage

RNC DRAINAGE

−Augering −Water & Sewer line repair & replacement −Sumps −Drain Tile −Concrete Work −Foundation, −Excavation −Retaing Walls −Site restored Call Ron 778-227-7316 or 604-568-3791

8075

Drainage, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & demos, dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs. Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

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

Drywall

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

8080

Landscaping

Electrical

Bobcat Services, Leveling, Grading, Dump Trailer, Topsoil, Gravel, fill removal. 604 356-2546

8160

Lawn & Garden

#1113 LOW COST ELECTRIC Comm/Res/Panel change Heating. Lic & Bonded. 604-522-3435 ALL YOUR electrical & reno needs. Lic’d electrician #37940. Insured, bonded & WCB. Free est Reasonable rates 604-842-5276

Electrical Installations; Renos and Repairs. Member of BBB. www.nrgelectric.ca 604-520-9922 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOES, BOBCATS, EXCAVATORS & DUMP TRUCKS Drainage, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & demos, dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs. Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

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

Free Est. 604-779-6978

www.alljobslandscaping.com WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Lawn Restoration. Planter Box, Garden Installation. Comm/Strata/Res Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

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

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

NeedaGardener?

A & W Landscape • Tree & Hedge, Clean-up, Power Wash, Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

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

604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.ca

Trim/Prune hedges, Lawn cutting, yd clean-up. Free Est, Work Safe BC Ins 604-710-9670

Find one in the Home Services section

Home Services

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Masonry

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

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

45

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

A-1

PAINT CO. Summer 10% OFF Special Exterior Repainting Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB

604-723-8434

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust!

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Seniors Discount

778-997-9582

604-537-4140

Insured/WCB

B&Y MOVING

FAIRWAY PAINTING Fully Insured

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

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS 10% OFF

www.affordablemoversbc.com

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

604-708-8850

ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576 ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020

20 yrs. exp. • Free Est.

Call 604-

7291234

POINT GREY PAINTING LTD Int/Ext - Quality Guaranteed Free Est * 25% off Summer Promo til Aug 31st! 604-725-0908

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ASPHALT PAVING

AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 EXP PROF movers fully equip, piano specialist. Evening moves available. George 778-875-8202 TCP MOVING 1 to 3 men from $40 Licensed & Insured, local & storage. Ca & US long distance 604-505-1386 * 604-505-9166

Plumbing

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

Moon Construction Building Services Additions, renovations, new construction, specializing in concrete forming, framing & siding. 604-218-3064

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

FREE ESTIMATES

8220

Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole / Patch Commercial & Residential www.jaconbrospaving.com

604-618-2949

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE GIFT CARD. 604-219-5555

8225

Power Washing

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

Simon 604-230-0627 PRESSURE WASHING, SIDING, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement RENOVATE & REPAIR

Carpentry, Flooring, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Exteriors, Home Repairs, Odd Jobs & More! Precision Craftsmanship Professional Service

BEST RENOVATIONS. Ceramic tile, h/wood, laminate, drywall, painting & more. 778-836-0436 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. Call 604-521-1567 HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, Small job specialist. etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq) High United Construction New build, complete renos, drywall, tile, stucco, patio cover. Big/ small. Randy 604-250-1385

Roofing

PGP ROOFING ALL TYPES, RES/COMM Insured Quality Guaranteed Free Est * 25% off Summer Promo til Aug 31st ! 604-773-4451

RNC RENOVATIONS Ins, WCB, Member of BBB, 778-227-7316 www.rncrenovations.com

8250

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

604-984-9004 604-984-6560 work by DELUXE Quality Qualified Roofing Professionals.

Free Estimates

9102

A1 AUTO LOANS. Good, Bad or No Credit - No problem. We help with rebuilding credit & also offer a first time buyer program. Call 1-855-957-7755.

9125

Best Prices!

Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems

All work Guaranteed!

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

THE SCRAPPER

Domestic

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

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

8255

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

Home & Yard Clean Ups Residential/Commercial No Job Too Small Free Estimates- 7 Days/Wk Call Tony 604-834-2597 www.bulldogdisposal.ca

BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL

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

8300

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

Rubbish Removal

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

ALL STUCCO, chimney concrete and cement work. Professional, reasonable reliable 604-715-2071

10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

9155

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

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

Scrap Car Removal

9145

9522

RV’s/Trailers

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $4,950. 778-737-3890

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

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

8315 A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530

2005 PONTIAC WAVE LT, 104,000 kms, black, a/c, fully loaded, auto, newer brakes, timing belt and tires, sunroof, runs great. $3900 Firm. 778-846-5275

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Family owned & operated since 1989

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Scrap Car Removal

9145

Auto Finance

Roofing

778.233.0559

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582

8250

Tree Services

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

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Product of BC ($5.48/kg)

88¢

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Product of BC

Product of B.C. ($2.18/kg)

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2011 BMW 328 XDRIVE 3.0L. Stk# 1199087

2010 ACURA TSX

2.4L, 6 spd. manual. Stk# 1099086

33,888

$

$

22,988

*All prices plus dealer doc charge of $499 plus levy and tax. Ad expires on July 9, 2013. Actual Vehicle may not be exactly as shown.

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