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Farewell to a friend and hero
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Local New Democratic Party politicians are grieving over the loss of federal leader Jack Layton, who succumbed to cancer early Monday morning at the age of 61. “Of course, I am so deeply saddened by the news of Jack’s passing today. I’ve lost not only a political leader but I’ve lost a friend,” said Dawn Black, New Westminster’s MLA and two-time MP. “It seems somehow that the rain reflects how I’m feeling.” Black said she first met Layton shortly
after she was elected to the House of Commons in 1988, when Layton was on Toronto city council. The two worked closely in 2006 when Black was re-elected and Layton was leading the party. Black said Layton’s rare enthusiasm and positive attitude were assets that will be sorely missed in Canada and the NDP. “The country has lost such a positive force – a man with such energy, such incredible optimism. When I think about Jack, I think about his optimism,” she said. “He would say to us in caucus, ‘Don’t let them tell you it can’t be done. Don’t let them tell you it can’t be done. It can be
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Fin Donnelly, MP for New WestminsterCoquitlam and Port Moody, said he is both shocked and crestfallen. “He was an inspiring leader. He was an amazing individual, and I think he is a real Canadian political hero because of what he’s done over the last almost-decade as leader of the New Democrats in terms of building an amazing movement from the ground up,” Donnelly said. Donnelly said Layton had a “vision of an inclusive, caring community in Canada.” The two became acquainted when ◗Layton Page 3
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Layton: ‘It was pretty incredible. He was a magnet’
difficult time for all Canadians Layton visited the riding four and certainly for New Democrats. times during the 2009 byelection I’m thinking of his family, Olivia after Black stepped down to run and his children, and the rest of provincially. his family, I know it’s very hard “I got to know him quite well. for them as well,” he said. We were able to take walks and “I get some hope from his meet people and businesses and final words for us in the letorganizations and go to events ter he released when he knew together enough that I got a the cancer had won and that he sense of who Jack was and how was going to pass away soon. passionate and driven he was,” His final words saying ‘let us Donnelly said. be loving, hopeful and optimis“It was pretty incredible. tic and we’ll change the world’ He was a magnet. You – those are words that couldn’t go anywhere are going to continue to without people yelling, motivate us. ‘Hey Jack!’” “Because our work Donnelly said the really is his legacy, and priority for the party this will leave us to be right now is to grieve even more determined and offer support to to bring about the kind Layton’s family, but of Canada Jack wanted when the next parliato see.” mentary session begins Paul Forseth, a foron Sept. 19, the NDP Dawn Black mer Conservative MP will be channelling Former MP from New Westminster Layton’s fighting spirit who sat in the House in their work. with Layton, said Layton was an “I think Jack would want us to admirable man, even though the continue with fighting the good two didn’t agree on policy. fight and doing the work of the “Jack was a leader, and he Official Opposition and staying engaged in life instead of just true and dedicated to making observing it. As far as we know, Canada a better place for every- he played by the political rules body in Canada,” he said. “I’m and fought his battle in the pubgoing to be even more inspired lic forum of democracy. to work hard on his behalf and “I think many of his ideas in his memory.” were harmful to Canada, but at Burnaby-New Westminster least he was not secret about it, MP Peter Julian also offered a and he was willing to inspire statement of condolence. people and work hard in the “I can only describe what we system and was a democrat that are all feeling with profound sad- accepted the common sense of ness with Jack passing on. It’s a common people,” Forseth said. ◗ continued from page 1
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On the campaign trail: Federal NDP leader Jack Layton with local MPs Fin Donnelly (centre) and Peter Julian (right) stumping in New Westminster during the 2009 byelection. Donnelly says Layton is a “Canadian political hero” for his leadership of the NDP. Layton died early Monday morning after a battle with cancer. “We can sincerely mourn his passing and take the best that he showed us. … That’s the best way to remember him, take his advice and engage and build a better country.” In his letter to Canadians, Layton also urged others with cancer to stay optimistic about
healthier days ahead and to treasure every moment. He paid tribute to the young and urged them to meet the challenges of the future. Layton closed with words for all Canadians that are now becoming iconic. “My friends, love is better than
anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world,” he wrote. Layton will be given a state funeral on Saturday in Toronto. – with files from Jennifer Moreau
Mystery hero saves local resident’s life BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
New Westminster resident Fred Chadwick doesn’t remember it, but someone saved his life last month and then disappeared before he could even be thanked. Chadwick, 62, was about to hop a bus uptown on July 15 when he went into cardiac arrest. The next thing he remembers is waking up at Royal Columbian Hospital with tubes coming out of him. “It’s just a complete blank,” he said. “It was quite a shock.” But even before the New Westminster fire department and paramedics responded that day, an off-duty firefighter, out walking with his two young daughters, had jumped into action. “When we got there, we were directed onto the bus by the bus driver. We found two individuals doing CPR,” said Capt.
Bruce Zelter. “Obviously it was pretty frantic at that point in time, so we didn’t have a whole lot of time to gather information from them.” Zelter, along with New Westminster firefighters Chris Berube and Jason Lange and B.C. Ambulance paramedics, took over and went to work on Chadwick, who had no pulse and was not breathing. “We used the defibrillator, and we were successful in that capacity in restoring heart rhythm,” Zelter said. Once Chadwick was en route to Royal Columbian, Zelter questioned everyone around for details. The bus driver, who had been watching over the mystery hero’s daughters during the rescue, was the only one who had talked to him. “I asked who that individual was, and (the bus driver) said he was an off-duty fireman,” Zelter said. “I was looking for this guy, and he was gone.”
Chadwick has since had double-bypass surgery and, despite a little soreness from his stitches, is feeling much better. He is now totally committed to changing his diet and getting in shape, but he still has no idea who saved his life that day. “I want to thank the guy if we ever can find out who it was,” he said. Chadwick’s wife, Cheryl, agrees. “I just want to thank him, because without him, Fred would have died. I just can’t believe that a guy, walking with his two daughters, would stop and help out.” she said. “He took that extra care to see the commotion and come over. To me that goes beyond duty.” John Hatch, New Westminster division chief of safety and prevention, sent out a group message to all the fire chiefs in the Lower Mainland, but no one seems to know who the off-duty firefighter was. Zelter said it’s quite possible the off-
duty officer would be eligible for a lifesaving award if he were to come forward, and New Westminster firefighters want to thank him as well. “He took control of the situation and did, from what we saw, a pretty good job. The fact of the matter is, it was the early onset of the CPR that provided a successful outcome for this gentleman,” he said. “We are really happy that his training came to the forefront and the fact that he stepped up. He should be pretty happy with the outcome, as I’m sure the individual is. A job well done.” Zelter said the incident highlights the importance of everyone having up-to-date training in life-saving skills. “If people would engage themselves a little bit in these kinds of actions, first aid and CPR, they’d be amazed at how much they can help out in these kinds of situations,” he said.
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Task force arrests two men BY BRENT RICHTER REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Two men were arrested Monday following a police takedown in New Westminster. The province’s integrated gang task force made the arrest in the parking lot of McBride Plaza around 11:30 a.m. Police say they fol-
lowed the men to New Westminster after a reported crime in the 7200-block of Fairfield Place in Delta. “Shortly after 10 a.m., members of the uniformed gang task force were patrolling Delta-Surrey when they responded to a break-and-enter,” said task force Sgt. Shinder Kirk. “As a result of responding, two males were arrest-
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Program reaches out to new Canadians Volunteers sought to mentor new immigrants
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The Community Immigrant Mentorship program is on the lookout for newcomers and not-sonew-anymore immigrants to New Westminster The program, offered by Family Services of Greater Vancouver, pairs established immigrants (mentors) with newcomers, immigrants or refugees. Launched in January 2010, the program has been fine-tuned to better meet the needs of its participants. “We started with a leadership program,” said facilitator/community liaison Maylen Crespo. “It changed to a mentorship program.” The first mentorship program required a sixmonth commitment for mentors and newcomers.
Participants recommend- it’s really focused on New ed it be reduced to four Westminster. “The purpose this time months. “It’s a long commit- is going to be a little bit ment,” Crespo said about different. We are going to six months. “People start create a manual on how to run a mentorgetting jobs and ship program,” getting more Crespo added. involved in the “It will be for community. It “It will be for any other comwas too long.” munities who The program any other want to create is now look- communities a program to ing for mentors support immiand newcom- who want to grants.” ers wanting to create a The get involved Community in upcoming program to Immigrant classes. Ten support Mentorship mentors and 10 program newcomers will immigrants.” includes weekparticipate in ly workshops sessions getting MAYLEN CRESPO for newcomunderway in facilitator ers where they September and learn about January. “I have quite a few appli- local resources, building cation for mentors,” Crespo relationships and learn the said. “To get to newcomers, benefits of volunteering. While the program prothat is the most difficult vides newcomers with thing.” Crespo said people from important information that other communities have helps them settle into New expressed an interest in Westminster, Crespo said attending the program, but the guest speakers have also
noted that they’ve gleaned a lot of helpful information from their visits with the newcomers. Guests have included representatives from government (federal, provincial and municipal), and police, health, library and recreation services. “Every time it is a new session, I learn something new,” said Crespo, who immigrated to Canada 10 years ago. Newcomers who participate in the program have to set a personal goal that they want to accomplish during the four months they’re involved with the program, whether that’s
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A06 • Wednesday, August 24, 2011 • The Record
Layton hands the torch to young Canadians
Any good politician knows there are “My friends, love is better than anger. two ways to rally a crowd: with anger, Hope is better than fear. Optimism is finger-pointing and an us-versus-them better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll battle cry; or, with the promise of better change the world.” things and a brighter future Within hours of his death, for those who believe in their this final paragraph of his collective power to change. THE RECORD letter was being quoted and Jack Layton chose the latre-quoted in media and across ter, wrapping up his final social networks like Facebook and “speech” – an emotional letter to Twitter. Canadians and his fellow politicians It is easy, especially for those who released shortly after his death on feel disenfranchised from the world of Monday – on a high note.
politics, to believe that what happens in Ottawa isn’t important, that their vote doesn’t matter, or that they have no power to make change. But Layton’s message, clearly, is just the opposite: believe in your cause, and you can change the world. In a few short sentences, Layton passes his torch to a younger generation, telling young Canadians specifically that they have a critical place in building the future: “I want to share with you my belief in your power to change this
country and this world. There are great challenges before you. … Your energy, your vision, your passion for justice are exactly what this country needs today.” There’s no partisanship here. No campaigning battle cry or us-versus-them finger-pointing. It’s a much simpler message than that: become involved, be committed, find solutions. Layton tells young Canadians: “I believe in you.” Now, will they believe in themselves enough to heed the call?
Tensions mounting for the Liberals IN THE HOUSE KEITH BALDREY
his has been a summer of quiet discontent for B.C. Liberals. Not much of that discontent has been made public, but Barry Penner’s sudden and unexpected resignation from cabinet is the first evidence of the tensions that are mounting behind the scenes. Penner was being pressured by the B.C. Liberal party to sign his nomination forms and to get out and recruit a volunteer campaign team. With a new baby in the family, he had decided he wouldn’t be running again. But Premier Christy Clark’s insistence on getting her party ready right now for an election call forced his hand. He told me it would be disingenuous of him to recruit friends to work on his campaign if he wasn’t planning to run. So he took the extraordinary step of quitting cabinet. But it was the way he did it that raised eyebrows: he issued his own news release to reporters, and he caught the premier, the government and the party completely by surprise. This was not the kind of move by an MLA who was happy with
what’s going on in the party. And Penner is not alone. I’m not sure if anyone else will quit, but I know of at least a handful of MLAs who have spent the summer issuing loud grumbles on the barbecue circuit about the direction of the government and the party under Clark’s lead. They are concerned about what they see as a lack of a game plan for the government, and they are nervous about the prospect of a fall election that could end in disaster. Some think there is a not-so-subtle attempt to deny them their own re-nominations. Clark has talked about creating a “jobs agenda” but has provided no details about what that really means. She has said the legislature will resume sitting in October, although it’s unclear how heavy a legislation package will be introduced. And she has announced she will travel to China and India in November. It will be a trade mission, and to hear her talk about it you’d think she was the first Canadian politician to discover that area of the world. Clark has been criticized for appearing to govern by photoop. Her brash call for swift justice in the wake of the Stanley Cup riot now looks opportunistic and in fact simply highlights the problems of a clogged court system that suffers from, among other things, lack of funding from her government. She keeps talking about her
Brow-beating unnecessary Dear Editor:
Re: Hells Angels at 12th Street Music Festival, The Record, Aug. 17. It takes a bigger man to apologize, and a smaller one not to accept it! My apology was published a week before this article brow-beating an oversight in regard to a booth being present at the 12th Street Festival (one booth out of 107). My apology was sincere and based on my recognition of an oversight. The comment from Mayor Wright attaching a Kelowna incident to 12th Street is ridiculous and suspect of political grandstanding. It has brought negative attention for the city, from here to Regina. I can understand the need for a public position on the issue due to the citizens who had com◗Liberals Page 7 plained, however, the malicious manner in which it
was written and presented is over the top. Yes, I heard complaints about a few things – loud music which many enjoyed and the cost of pony rides, however, complaints are common in any event. At no time did Mayor Wright, Coun. Bob Osterman, or anyone for that matter, approach me at the festival and request this booth be asked to leave. Their level of hindsight equalled mine. At no time have I been called by this newspaper, Mayor Wright, or a “shocked” Coun. Bob Osterman for my comments. This leads me to believe the recent article and accusatory comments after the fact are typical of political smearing. As for Chief Dave Jones’ comments, I take his concerns seriously as well as his letter to the police board. I have great respect for our police chief and have commended Dave Jones on many occasions, ◗Motivated Page 7
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Motivated by politics? ◗ continued from page 6
and as well the police on the street. The points he mentioned were valid and constructive and not said in the same malicious vein as others. If our elected officials and their backers fear the possibility of me running for a right-wing position on council, then these political comments may be just that … political. However, if not they should be progressive and lobby for the good they themselves have brought to the city, and not bring attention to a single negative oversight by a very community spirited citizen. “Accept the fact that some days you’re the pigeon, and some days you’re the statue.” I have, and will still enjoy the great festivals New Westminster is known for. John Ashdown, New Westminster
Noise advocates not ‘silly’
Re: Quit the rail-noise whining, Letters to the Editor, The Record, Aug. 17. It is now 2:28 a.m. on Aug. 17 and I am awake because the screeeeeeeeeeeech and “whine” of a train woke me around 2 a.m. I went to do a read of The Record, online, and stumbled across Eric Bradfield’s rant and his gall to denigrate the legitimate complaints being pursued by Mr. Crosty et al with the backing of Canadian Transport Agency. First, as to “due diligence”: residents purchase property under the assumption that municipal noise bylaws apply. Because they do not, amendments to the Railway Act section 95 of Bill C-11 were passed by Parliament several years ago.
The rail companies have refused to abide by the legislation and this is why the matter went before the CTA. Second, your Sea Island “solution” has some merit, but I won’t be “railroaded” out of town! There is a ban on flight landings and take-offs between midnight and 6 a.m.* Mr. Crosty and his team are only asking for a similar quiet time in our neighbourhood. Such “good neighbour” quiet times are in place all over, as I can attest having circled both Toronto’s Pearson and London’s Heathrow airports until the “quiet time” was lifted at 6 a.m. Third, when we talk about “moving the railroad,” we are only talking about moving the night-time activity either to daylight hours or to marshalling yards that already exist up United Boulevard way where there are plenty of industrial properties to act as a buffer to the residential areas. Fourth, to my knowledge, New Westminster only gets revenue from the right-of-way it owns along Front Street and that would certainly not be dependent either on the amount of traffic or the time of day it was used. In closing, perhaps the “silliness” actually resides with the railroads who make promises in a mediation process with the Quayside community and then breaks them, not citizen advocates James Crosty and Brian Allen. Perhaps the “change” required here is that you should investigate your assertions more closely so they better reflect the facts. E.C. “Ted” Eddy, New Westminster *Editor’s note: According to YVR, the airport is a 24/7 operation, but the north runway is closed between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. during normal operations.
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“families first” agenda, but as time goes on it begins to wear a little thin as her government cuts daycare subsidies and closes group homes. She’s been tagged as “Premier Flip-Flop” by some for her contortionist exhibitions on some policies (the timing of the HST vote and the two-cent-alitre gas tax, to name two). In the meantime, Clark appears to have done little to unite her team behind her. The government caucus does not meet often, and has held one retreat since she became leader. Her leadership was backed by just one MLA, remember, and that was Harry Bloy, who has been under fire for his weak
handling of the social development ministry. There are few signs anyone else in the caucus has warmed to her running the show. Of course, it is the dog days of summer right now and not much is being done anywhere. But expectations are high come the post-Labour Day period. That’s when the public starts focusing again on policies and politics, and the pressure will be on Clark to step up and prove she’s got what it takes when it comes to running a province. I’ve said before the prospects of a fall election seem to be fading. If the house does indeed resume sitting and Clark does go to Asia, it leaves precious little time for a 28-day
campaign. I’m told internal party polling shows Clark continues to lead her own party in popularity. Perhaps, because of that, she thinks she’s her party’s best and only hope for winning that election. Perhaps. But I think the bloom came off her rose some time ago, and the public now wants to see someone govern, rather than play electoral politics. She’ll have to lead by example and show that she indeed has a plan and a vision for B.C. and she better do that soon, or those grumbles in her own party are going to become a lot louder. Keith Baldrey is chief political correspondent for Global B.C.
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Festival fun: At right, Diana and the Dancers of the Nile (Diana is the second from the left). Far right, festival goers peruse items for sale. Bottom right, Marko Djordjevic gets some face painting. Jason Lang/ THE RECORD
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A10 • Wednesday, August 24, 2011 • The Record
Survivor walks to help end cancer
Local woman raises $2,500 for the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers Stefania Seccia staff reporter
At 38 years old, Pamela Dixon only heard the doctor say she had cancer. Her mind came to a full stop, and the thoughts of what her young children would have to do with out her drowned out what the doctor had to say next. “That’s why I tell women to bring in a phone to record what the doctor has to say or bring someone in with you who can listen to the doctor,” Dixon said. “Because the second you hear cancer, that’s it. It’s instantly in your brain.” The New Westminster local found a lump in her breast about three millimetres big. She booked an ultrasound appointment, and within a year after first detection, the cancer grew three times bigger. “I found it myself during self-examination,” the cancer survivor said. “It was as big as an apple seed. … You know your body. We rely on mammograms, but we know when something is wrong with our body.” Dixon, now 42, is about two years away from finishing her five-year survivor cycle that’ll end her medication. She beat the cancer in a removal surgery that will have its four-year anniversary this Sept. 19, which put her through chemotherapy, hair loss and medication. That’s why Dixon was asked by her friends to do the Shopper’s Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers on Aug. 13 and 14 for the fourth year in a row – a 60-km walk in Vancouver benefiting the B.C. Cancer Foundation. “It was awesome,” Dixon said of the two-day trek (30 km each) and camp night. “The weather was perfect. Everything about it was just great.” The weekend began with an opening
ceremony at UBC’s Wolfson Fields on Aug. 13 before the participants started their first steps. The weekend ended at a closing ceremony at the fields that started as soon as the last walker crossed the finish line. Dixon was able to raise $2,500. In all, $2 million was raised this weekend and for the past eight years, the walk has raised $20 million for breast cancer research and programming. “I can tell you that not a week goes by when I don’t hear of a friend, or a friend’s aunt or sister who is diagnosed,” Dixon said. “I am an open book, and I tell them to call me because not knowing is the scariest part.” When Dixon underwent chemotherapy, she said her hair loss was traumatizing at first, but thanks to the quality of wigs nowadays she sported every colour she could until her hair grew back. “I bought the wigs right here in New West,” she added. “I wore brunette, blond, black, red, purple. You name it, I wore it.” Dixon said on the first day a woman who walked with the crowd had just finished her fourth treatment of eight, while others had to leave to get their radiation treatment but returned to finish the walk. “There were tons of people like that,” she noted. “When I was sick as a dog I couldn’t even stand. I am so proud of the people who came and walked under those circumstances.” Dixon’s team, with friends who have done the walk since its onset, all walk together the entire way. “Once you find out you have cancer and things settle in and you know the doctor has a game plan and this is what’s going to happen, you stop thinking how your kids will survive without you, and you start to think how you are going to take care of your kids while you’re in chemotherapy,” Dixon said. “Once you get your anti-nausea pills, treatment is just fine. It’s different for every single person. They tailor your cancer treatment to you
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remarkable sales, there were armloads of purchases, and most tables selling their goods were wiped clean, he said. Treasure seekers rummaged through what the 175 vendors had to offer and were treated to yachts and replica canoes paddling alongside the boardwalk. There was also a 25 per cent boost in raffle ticket sales and hotdog sales compared to last year, according to Paul Thompson, of Quayside Community Board.
Overall, this year’s festival was the most successful. The board estimates the economic generator for this event at $500,000 with the
increase in sales and activity for the River Market, Riva Café, area shops and vendors. editorial@ royalcityrecord.com
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◗ IN THE COMMUNITY
On the arts scene in the Royal City ◗P12 Get gardening with Anne Marrison ◗P15
Across the Rockies by horseback Local woman looks back on a unique trip from the 1940s in her new book BY STEFANIA SECCIA REPORTER email@example.com
A life-changing 10-day trip over the Albertan Rocky Mountains back in 1947 was the inspiration behind a co-written book, A Ride to Remember, between two old friends. An 86-year-old New Westminster resident, Lillian Caton Major, was only 22 when she went on a horseback riding adventure with two girlfriends, her then-boyfriend’s aunt and uncle, a wrangler, and 10 other horses from Jasper back to the small town of Nordegg, near Rocky Mountain House. She kept a diary of the trip, which laid the groundwork for the 90-page, 13-chapter book co-authored by her friend (who was also on the trip), Thelma Jo Dobson in Alberta. “I kept a diary, and then finally they took the diary and made the book,” Lillian said in the kitchen of her early 1900-built home, surrounded by black and white photos from the past, and her daughter, Connie Smith, and husband, Don Major. “A lot of these quotes in (there), I have in my diary or had in my head, and I wrote it down.” The trip transpired in July, and Lillian, at the time, was a bank teller. “We were planning to get married, Lillian and I,” Don added, who’s been married to Lillian for the past 63 years. “We built a house, a two-room shack, and we had plans to get married and she planned to go out on this trip. I was worried sick.” Lillian’s travels are documented in her book by black and white photos she mostly took herself. “It was quite a perilous journey they went on,” Connie said. “They went 2,000 feet (600m) up over a mountain, it was like going up 200 stairs 200 times. It was really steep, they didn’t go around the mountains. They went over the mountains.” “She always downplays it.” Lillian’s lifelong dedication to taking notes in her diaries did not change, despite travelling about 80 miles through the wilderness and reaching the highest point of up to 2,500 metres (8,200 ft.). “It was just me to do it,” Lillian said, as to why she kept diligent notes. “To keep track of every day. To keep track of what I was doing. I’ve always kept track of what I was doing
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Now and then: Above, Lillian Caton Major shows off her new book. At left, the three friends – including Lillian, at centre, on their trip. On the left is co-author Thelma Jo Dobson. Photo contributed/ THE RECORD
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City readers wanted for favourite book list LIVELY CITY
ike to read? Here’s a chance to do even more of it with a Kobo eReader. The New Westminster public
library’s summer reading program for adults is extending the deadline on a contest they’ve been running. A number of prizes, including a Kobo, are up for grabs. Local readers simply have to tell the library their favourite books, and answer weekly trivia contests. Stop by the library or enter online at www.nwpl. ca before Aug. 31. At the end of summer, the library
will compile a list of the city’s favourite books. The library is located at 716 Sixth Ave. and is wheelchair-accessible. For more information, call 604527-4660.
The Maple Leaf Singers is adding to its roster of singers and putting out an open invitation to wouldbe members. The unique six-part
harmony show chorus has members from all over the Metro Vancouver area, and practise weekly in Burnaby. The group performs at events throughout the year. All singers are welcome to audition; in particular, the group is looking for first sopranos. Call Anne Baird at 604922-9827 for more information, or email informa-
Take in some European landscapes without travelling from home. This month, European artist Peter Csizmar’s exhibition, Landscapes, will be on display at the Gabor Gasztonyi Gallery. The opening reception will be on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. and the exhib-
ition will continue at the gallery until Sept. 30. The artist will be in attendance at the gallery opening. Csizmar was born in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany to Hungarian parents and grew up in Vojvodina, Yugoslavia. “The natural beauty of Vojvodina has influenced my latest work. The textures, and earthy colors, ◗Lively Page 13
Book: Story of woman’s unique horseback trip a favourite family tale ◗ continued from page 11
all my life. If I was doing something I wrote notes about it. Even having the kids, I wrote notes about them and talked about them.” Lillian still has her journals that document her life to the day, some are secured around the house to keep away from prying eyes. “I had to keep a few things tucked away so the kids wouldn’t pick it up,” she added. Besides writing in her journal, the trip itself was filled with bears, fishing, sightseeing and delicious food either plucked from the nearby bushes, packed in the boxes, or caught from the stream. “We laid on the ground at times, but no, we had tents,” Lillian explained. “We had spruce boughs to put underneath us. And
then the next day, as the book here says, we spread our spruce boughs back out into the bush so that it didn’t look like somebody had been there.” The travellers were disciplined in keeping the wilderness wild by not leaving any evidence of themselves behind – except for the tent poles. “You don’t cut your tent poles up, you leave them, because somebody else might come by who needs them,” Lillian said. “At the next camp you’ll find them because there was already somebody else.” No one gave any food to the animals either, and they never had an incident with a bear because they kept their food locked up. “We weren’t allowed to even leave crumbs on the ground and leave it,” she explained. “If you didn’t
eat all your sandwich you put it in a bag and took it back home with you.” “The book says, ‘We didn’t a leave a crumb. We ate every bit of it.’” The trip was a result of three American doctors who decided to see the Rockies by doing a trip on horseback. They drove from Iowa to Nordegg but couldn’t make the trip back. Don’s uncle took them to Jasper, where his wife met them with their car so they could drive back to America, leaving the outfitters with three hors-
es that needed to go back home. “So when they got back, what’s to do with the horses?,” she added. “Don’s aunt and uncle were left with three horses with nobody to ride them.” That’s where Lillian, Thelma and their friend Terry (who passed away in 1971) came in. Lillian and Don moved to B.C. in 1950. They first lived in Port Moody before finally settling down in Sapperton for the past 52 years in the same home, raising five children.
“She was always telling us, reading her book to us,” Connie said, adding that in the 1960s the family recounted Lillian’s 1947 journey in a car. “We had an old station wagon, packed with five kids, two parents and a dog,” she said. “We looked like the Beverly Hillbillies.” What once served as a story before bedtime for her five children, Lillian’s book can now be read by anyone who picks up a copy from a local bookstore. “It was the vacation of a
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Local duo involved in Fringe musical New Westminster tea shop owner set to play lead role in upcoming fest production A pair of Royal City residents are keeping busy this summer in the Vancouver theatre scene. Both Barbara Tomasic and Lauren Bowler are involved in Goblin Market, a new musical being produced as part of this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival. Tomasic, an instructor at Capilano University who was born and raised in New Westminster – attending both New Westminster Secondary School and Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary – is directing the production. Bowler, an owner of the Great Wall
Tea Company at River Market, will play Lizzie, of the two main characters. The musical, set in an outdoor venue on Granville Island, was written by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, and was based on the poem by Christina Rossetti. It explores the sexually charged fantasies of two sisters who reunite as adults to relive their childhood experiences in an imaginary world peopled by goblins. “This sensual voyage through the labyrinths of the imagination will weave an enchanting spell that will linger long in your memory,” states a press release on the production. Fringe Festival runs from Sept. 8 to 18. For tickets and more information on the VancouverFringeFestival:www.vancouver fringe.com/ticket-information. www.twitter.com/ChristinaMyersA
Fantasy fringe: Lauren Bowler, right, plays one of the main characters in Goblin Market. Barb Tomasic (not shown) is directing the production. Both women have ties to the Royal City. Contributed/ THE RECORD
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the flowers and the fields as well as the colors of the sky have inspired me to paint the landscapes of my youth,” he said in a press release. For more information, see www.gaborgasztonyi gallery.com. The gallery is at 730 12th St. in New Westminster.
Two artists are being featured this month at the New Westminster Public Library until Aug. 30. On the ramp, PeriLaine Nilan is displaying pen and ink and watercolours that include streetscapes and nature themes. In the reference department, pieces by Teressa
Bernard – acrylics that are a blend of abstract, realism and mixed media – are on display.
With our summer season (a.k.a. vacation season) coming to an end here at The Record, staff will be moving back into their regular beats – including our arts and entertainment
reporter and assistant editor Julie MacLellan. MacLellan has spent most of the summer serving as acting editor, but she’ll soon be back covering the city’s art scene. As for me, I’ll be moving into other coverage areas, so keep an eye out for me in the paper and online. www.twitter.com/ ChristinaMyersA
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Question: There are these climbing plants with white trumpet flowers mopping the ground and crawling up trees. I’ve tried digging and find networks of fat roots. It has been a lot of hard work. Is there any simple way to get rid of them once and for all? Dennis Chan, by e-mail Answer: This is a truly noxious, hard-to-control weed, which is sometimes called Morning Glory or Devil’s Guts. Its botanical name is Convolvulus arvensis. The roots are reputed to go down 30 feet, they store enough food for three years – and it’s said to be resistant to weed-killers. So eradication is not simple. But it can be done. No plant can survive if deprived of light and moisture over time or if being pulled constantly. A once-a-week pulling
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shoes without spikes.You may also want to wear cushioning in your shoes. • Take only the clubs you will use and pull your clubs on a cart rather than carrying them. You can learn more about managing arthritis online at www.arthritis.ca. www.newscanada.com
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As we age the body goes through different changes. For many, metabolism might just slow down.That means whatever is eaten could take longer to be digested and burned off. However, metabolism isn’t directly linked to age. It has to do more with muscle mass. It is well known that muscle burns fat. The more muscle a person has, generally the less fat there is and whatever fat is present is burned more quickly. As one ages, muscle mass may decrease.This contributes to metabolism changes, often resulting in more fat.
Get walking: Walking is a low-impact cardiovascular exercise that is beneﬁcial to most people. In addition to cardiovascular exercise, walking can help to reduce stress.
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The New Westminster Salmonbellies let their shot-taking do the talking in Game 3 of Western Lacrosse Association final. The Salmonbellies kept its gloves on for the most part and took back the series advantage with a 107 win over the Langley Thunder at Queen’s Park Arena on Sunday. With the win, New Westminster took a 2-1 lead in the series, with Game 4 played Tuesday in Langley (after Record deadlines). On Friday, a late thirdperiod brawl marred a 126 win for Langley, which allowed the Thunder to even the best-of-seven series. In Sunday’s contest, New Westminster stuck to what it does best, and kept up a quick passing game even when the game went sour for it in the middle stanza. Outshot 20-7 in the second period, the ’Bellies still managed to keep hold of the lead, cashing in with four goals in the period, including back-to-back markers from rookie Kevin Crowley, who is quickly becoming the star of the series. In the first three games
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The heat is on: New Westminster Salmonbellies Jamie Floris pressures a Langley Thunder ball carrier in Game 1 of the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven ﬁnal series at Queen’s Park Arena. of the final, the rangy righthander has garnered 15 points, including nine goals, and has been named a game star in all three outings. Crowley was the game’s
first star in Sunday’s win following a seven-point performance. Another young rising star, Brandon Goodwin, potted his first WLA playoff goal in Langley on
Friday, but added to his post-season tallies with a lovely marker off the bench that made the score 3-1 late in the opening frame. “The first (goal) was a greasy rebound, but it felt
good,” said Goodwin after Sunday’s win. “Honestly, I’m just keeping my legs moving and trying to do what I can do.” ◗Bellies Page 21
Two ’Bellies slapped with suspensions Western Lacrosse Association commissioner Casey Cook suspended New Westminster Salmonbellies defender Matt Laustrup and goalie Matt Roik for their part in a late third-period brawl during Game 2 of the bestof-seven playoff final in Langley on Friday. Langley was well on its way to
tying the series at one game apiece, when Roik left his crease to slash Rob Van Beek, who had tallied the 10-6 goal for the Thunder at 17:17 of final period. It took less than two minutes before things turned ugly, with Laustrap handed a two-game suspension for leaving the bench to engage Langley’s Steve Hay.
Roik, who got the worst of it when he tangled with Langley rookie keeper Brodie MacDonald, was also suspended for two games following a gross misconduct penalty for careless contact with a game official. New Westminster was also assessed a total of $500 in fines for failure to control players, includ-
ing $150 for failure to control Roik for repeated attempts to physically engage opposing players in the altercation. Langley was levied a $250 fine for its part in the brawl. Langley won the game 12-6. The two teams play Game 5 at Queen’s Park Arena Thursday evening at 7:45 p.m.
WLA hands out awards
Perhaps not surprisingly, the Western Lacrosse Association playoff finalists, the New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Langley Thunder, dominated the league’s year-end awards. Leo Nicholson top goalie trophy winner Tyler Richards joined Salmonbellies teammates Ian Hawksbee and top defender Curtis Manning on the WLA first all-star team. Rounding out the firstteam squad were Victoria’s Rhys Duch, second-year Maple Ridge Burrard Curtis Dickson and league MVP Scott Ranger of Nanaimo. Rookie of the year goalie Brodie MacDonald, and Langley defenders Rob Van Beek and John Lintz were three Thunder players named to the all-second team. Coquitlam forwards Cory Conway and Dane Dobbie, along with New Westminster’s Ilija Gajic, were also named to the second-team all-star squad. Langley’s Rod Jensen was named coach of the year, while the Thunder’s Brett Mydske was named the league’s unsung hero. The Burnaby Lakers were handed the Ab Brown trophy as the most sporting team. Burrard backender Tyler Codron took home the Maitland award for contribution to the team and the game. Maple Ridge’s Bill Hicks, who chaired the board of governors this season, was named the winner of the executive of the year award.
A20 • Wednesday, August 24, 2011 • The Record
Lucky ’Cudas capture seven swim gold Burnaby nearly sweeps WP gold
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Katrina Heinonen swam away a big winner at the B.C. Summer Swimming Association aquatic championships in Richmond this weekend. The New Westminster swimmer garnered four gold medals in Division 6 girls’ races, including a B.C. record in the 50-metre butterfly, for the Burnaby Barracudas. Heinonen also won both the 100-metre fly, the 100m breaststroke and the 200m individual medley. Div. 2 swimmer Octavia Lau also medalled in four races for the Barracudas. Lau won the girls’ 50m freestyle, placed second in both the 100m free and 100m IM, while also finishing third in the 50m fly. TheBurnabyBarracudas won a total of 14 individual swim medals, including seven gold. Other Barracuda winners included Div. 3 boy Xavier Lau and Div. 5 girl Kelly Pickthall. Lau won the 100m free and took silver in the free sprint. Lau also placed fifth in the 100m IM. Pickthall placed first in the 100m fly and second in the 200m IM. She was also fourth in the 100m free. Randy Ho had a best second-place finish in the Div. 4 boys’ 50m free. Ho also made finals in 100m back and free and 200m IM. Gareth Jones placed third in the Div. 4 boys’ 50m free and fourth in the 100m free. The Barracudas also won five relay medals, including gold and silver in the Div. 3 and 4 boys’ 200m free and medley, respectively. The Div. 6 girls were runners-up in the medley relay. Markus Wong and Rowan Cheung made it to three finals apiece. Wong had a best sixth-place finish in Div. 1 boys’ free and IM. Cheung placed fifth in the Div. 3 boys’ free and backstroke sprints. Wilson Chieng, Garrett
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“That would be a huge step forward for us,” said Riordan at a send-off at the Burnaby Lake clubhouse on Aug. 16. “Everyone wants to keep playing and making the quarter-finals is a goal for us.” Riordan can remember a few of the great stories that have emerged out of the World Cup. The most notable was South Africa’s 1995
The Burnaby Barracudas showed its dominance in water polo at the B.C. Summer Swimming Association provincial championships in Richmond. The Burnaby club medalled in all five co-ed divisions, winning gold in four of the age-group finals at Watermania Pool last week. The Barracudas started off with a gold in the under-12 age class, beating a combined Coquitlam and Port Moody entry 6-4 in the final. Tied 4-4 heading into the final quarter, Sandro Miletic scored his third and fourth goals of the game to seal the win. Luka Maletic counted the other two markers for Burnaby. Martina Blazevic, just six years old, was one of three underage girls on the squad. Theu-14‘Cudasavenged an earlier loss to Abbotsford to win Burnaby’s second gold medal with a 4-3 score. Reuel D’Souza broke the 3-3 deadlock with the game-winner. Gareth Jones and Maletic also tallied for Burnaby. Abbotsford defeated Burnaby 9-6 earlier in the tournament. Goalie Alex Kalajdzic played “lights out,” said Barracuda head coach Patrick Geary. Riel Antes, Sade Alexis and Isabelle Joaquin played solid defence for the winners. U-16 call-up goalie Nabil Ali Mohammad held North Vancouver to just two goals in Burnaby’s 3-2 victory in the low-scoring u-18 final. Henry Mackenzie scored a pair of first-half goals, while Amanda Haas got the game-winner with just two minutes remaining in the final quarter. The win was the second over North Vancouver at the provicials. Burnaby defeated the North Shore club 6-5 to force a threeway tie after round-robin play, eventually moving into the final on a goalsagainst tiebreaker. “The two teams were very evenly matched and the game very evenly played,” said Geary of the final. The u-16 Barracudas
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B.C.ing you: Burnaby Barracuda club swimmer Leo Shen, seen here at the regional qualiﬁer, ﬁnished a personal-best fourth in the 100-metre breaststroke at the B.C. Summer Swimming championships in Richmond. Yeo, Leo Shen, Emi Wong, Pheby Yeung and Amanda Haas also made individual divisional finals for the ‘Cudas. The Burnaby Mountain Mantas were winners of six top-three medals, including the club’s only gold by Kenneth Ng in the Div. 4 boys’ 100m breaststroke. Vincent Chung was the Mantas only double medallist, winning a silver and a bronze in Div. 7 boys’ 100 and 50m fly, respectively. Hannah Cui placed in four Div. 1 girls’ finals, winning a silver medal in the 50m fly. D.J. Tsang also won a second-place medal in the boys’ fly, while also placing fifth in the 100m free and IM. Four-event finalist Bryan Yu was third in the Div. 3 boys’ fly sprint, while garnering top-six placements in the back, breast and IM. Harvey Lee and Bryan Cheung both made four separate finals in their
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Man of la Manta: Burnaby Mountain Mantas D.J. Tsang, seen here at a club meet in Burnaby, had a best silver medal in butterﬂy at the B.C. meet last weekend. respective divisions. Lee had a fourth and fifth placing in Div. 3 fly and free, while Cheung was a best fifth in the Div.
5 boys’ 100m free. Jessica Liu also made a Div. 7 in the 100m fly for the Mantas. The Mantas coaches
raced home with a gold in the Div. 8 men’s 200m free relay. The Div. 4 boys relay also medalled, finishing third in the 200m free.
Burnaby Lake captain to lead Canada at World Cup BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
When Burnaby Lake Rugby Club’s Pat Riordan leads Canada’s national team onto the pitch against Tonga in its opening game of the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand next month, there will be much riding on the outcome. For Riordan, a front-row forward, it will represent his 40th career capped appearance on
the Canadian XV. It will also be his fourth year as captain of the national squad, following Canada’s disappointing finish at the 2007 World Cup, where they returned home for the first time without winning a single match. This year, Canada’s chances of making it to the quarter-finals, a feat the Canucks have only achieved once before at the World Cup in 1991, will be equally as daunting.
Canada is in Pool A with reigning World Cup champion and No. 1-ranked New Zealand. Also in the pool are No. 4 France, along with Tonga and Japan, ranked 12th and 13th, respectively. The No. 14 Maple Leafs recently moved up two spots in the international rankings after a pair of wins over the United States. Canada must finish third or better in its pool to qualify for the quarter-finals.
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Golfer loses lead in ﬁnal round St. Thomas More Collegiate student Lucas Gatto was overtaken in the final round of last week’s B.C. juvenile boys’ golf championship in Powell River. Gatto, who led for the first two rounds with a five-under-par 139 at the Myrtle Point Golf Club, finished up in a tie for second place following a final-round one-over 73. Trevor Yu of Vancouver, 14, won the overall juvenile boys’ title with three consecutive two-under rounds of 70 to take the championship by a pair of strokes. Jordan Lu of Vancouver also posted a two-under
70 to tie Gatto with a 212 score. Gatto, 16, opened with a tournament-best score of 68 on the 6,923-yard par-72 course. Gatto’s STM schoolmate Kevin Vigna finished in sixth place with a fiveover-par 221. Wyatt Racette of Burnaby placed 22nd with a 233 score. Kevin Li of Burnaby also made the cut to place 39th overall. Alix Kong of West Vancouver ran away with the juvenile girls’ title, firing an eight-under-par 211.
Sixth at Games Simon
University’s Helen Crofts placed sixth in the women’s 800 metres at the World Student Games in Shenzhen, China Aug. 18. Crofts finished in a time of 2:04.40, well behind the personal-best 1:59.56 time of race winner Olha Zavhorodnya of the Ukraine. Crofts qualified seventh overall with a 2:02.98 clocking.
Cricket in ’Peg
Burnaby’s Rohan Devraj was named to Canada’s under-15 cricket team for the International Cricket Council’sAmericas tournament in Winnipeg, which began last weekend. Canada is scheduled
to play two games apiece against both Bermuda and the U.S.A.
New Westminster Hyacks alumni are all invited to this season’s football homecoming at Mercer Stadium on Sept. 23. All past players, coaches and managers, including those from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, are requested to attend the pre-game celebrations. The Hyacks will take on Mount Boucherie High School from Kelowna at 7:30 p.m. A pre-game alumni buffet will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Bellies: Game 5 at Queen’s Park Arena on Thursday ◗ continued from page 19
The Salmonbellies are trying to do that, too. “We just weren’t moving the ball around as well (on Friday). (Langley) is a great team. They hustle up and down the floor. We had to match their work ethic tonight,” said ’Bellies face-off man Tyler Crompton. New West took a 4-1 lead on Martin Cummings’ second goal of the game to open the second period. But Langley rallied to tie the con-
test 5-5 on Jamie Lincoln’s outside shot on a four-against-three advantage. Crowley then went to work, potting his pair in a two-minute span, including a playoff-high eighth goal. Teammates Cliff Smith and Jordan McBride also tallied their eighth goals of the post season later in the final period. Jordan Hall, who was held without a goal in Friday’s loss, scored
twice in a four-point outing on Sunday. The many onlookers who came to Queen’s Park hoping to see more of the fisticuffs that coloured Friday’s matchup did not go home completely unsatisfied. Smith accepted Todd Stockdale’s invitation late in the game and was full value for the decision. The series moves back to Queen’s Park Thursday. Game time is 7:45 p.m.
Polo: Open team also wins ◗ continued from page 20
settled for a bronze medal following a 9-8 win in overtime over North Vancouver. D’Souza, just 12, came up from the u-14s to score five goals, including the OT winner. Leo Shen, Katerina Schwab and call-up Jones also scored for Burnaby. Jenna Melton was a force on defence for the Barracuda teens. Burnaby capped play in water polo with a 12-7 win over Haney in the open category. Molly Gritchen, Danielle Robinson, Brandon Jung, Ashtyn Bevan and Kyle Yoshioka all scored two goals in the win.
Rugby: First game Sept. 14 ◗ continued from page 20
for Canada to accomplish the feat, it would take a “special effort by the boys.” And that effort can only be accomplished with an 80-minute effort from everyone, he said. “I think anyone who has bones in their body wants to be on the field no matter how gassed you feel,” Riordan said. “You know how much worse it feels to be on the sideline.” Canada flew Down Under last Friday for two weeks of preparation, including two friendly matches against Australia A and provincial champion Queensland. The World Cup kicks off on Sept. 9 and runs until Oct. 23. Canada opens against Tonga on Sept. 14.
win as hosts in its first opportunity to compete since apartheid was lifted. The outcome, celebrated in a recent film, Invictus, was “a pretty amazing story,” said Riordan. “You didn’t have to be a rugby fan to like that story.” Another storyline that caught Riordan’s attention was Australia’s second World Cup title in 1999, in which he described the Aussie’s win as having all the stars align. Now, it’s Riordan’s opportunity to add an allCanadian footnote to the ongoing saga. “I think getting to the quarter-finals would be pretty nice for us,” Riordan said. “That adds to the pool if we make it out of a real tough pool.” But Riordan added that
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Priced $23k below assessed value! Willoughby Routley Wynd offers this 2 storey with fully finished basement in quiet family cul-de-sac. 6 bdrm and 3.5 baths. Great room plan, 4 bdrms up, large rooms, fabulous layout and shows well. Basement is fully finished with wet bar, full bathroom, and 2 bdrms.
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RAFFI ANTEPYAN, SUTTON GROUP-1ST WEST REALTY Enchanting home on a Quiet Culde-Sac in Oxford Heights, features vaulted ceilings, wood floors, a 2 bedroom LEGAL SUITE. Must see! $639,000 Call: (604) 808-2962 email: email@example.com
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Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Open House Chilliwack Aug 27 1-4, 45755 Wellington, fully reno’d 3400sf 3br 3ba character home $458,900 795-2997 id5402 Chilliwack large 2522sf 3br 2.5ba tnhse, mn fl master br view $325K 701-1245 id5411 Mission beautiful 2700sf 5br 3ba, 7191sf lot, amazing suite $448K 287-2860 id5409 New Westminster updated 670sf 1br condo, pool $159,800 778-397-0508 id5230 Squamish Resort Living 650sf 1br condo concrete bldg, view $300K 808-9288 id5397 Sry Open House Sat/Sun 1-5 18556-64B Ave, Clayton 2400sf 4br 3.5ba 2 sun decks suite potential $495K 576-6404 id5416
NOW is time for a NEW MORTGAGE
Refinance & Purchase Rates are great! Housing market is strong. Lenders are allowing again Self Employed, New to Canada, & Previous Bankruptcies. Call for your FREE Consultation mortgage specialist Martinique Walker, AMP Verico Assent Mortgage Corp. 604-984-9159 Toll Free: 866-984-9159
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Beat bank rates for purchases and reﬁnances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca
FAMILY- RUN OCEANFRONT motel in Campbell River, beach access, kitchenettes, campfire, picnic tables. $69/night, weekly rate specials. 1-250-923-5421 edgewatermotel.shutterfly.com
Beautiful 1 bedroom condo. This great condo has everything you need! Sleeps four, complete kitchen, cozy living area with fireplace, Flat screen tv, vcr, dvd, balcony overlooking courtyard, Underground parking. Swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. Sun to Thurs: $89 per night. Fri & Sat: $109 per night based on two night minimum. For reservations or more info go to www.magellan.directvacations.com
or call 604-785-5672
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WANTED: One piece STEEL GARAGE DOOR 6'10'' high x 8’11'' wide. Call 604 461-1990
STEEL BUILDING SALE... “”ROCK BOTTOM PRICES”” 25x40x12 $7350. 30x60x15 $12,700. 35x70x16 $15,990. 40x80x16 $20,990. 47x100x18 $25,800. 60x140x20 $50,600. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers DIRECT 1-800-668-5422.
Registered Massage Services
TRAINED MASSEUSE $55/hr, Call Kathy 778-885-5254 www.massagebykathy.info
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CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/ radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $479,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or cell. 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors
S. Surrey/ White Rock
4BDRM/2.5BTH 14358 Greencrest Dr, South Surrey North Shore style home 1/2 acre+ sunny treed lot backs salmon stream just 5 min to Crescent Beach, great schools, easy hiway access. Vaulted ceilings, huge windows, solid maple & fir floors, wood fireplaces, metal roof & more! See www.laurathibeault.com $950,000 Call: (604) 531-1111
SUNDAY, AUG 28th & Sept 4th, from 1pm - 4pm, at Green Tree Estates, Unit #45 - 15820 Fraser Hwy, Surrey. In 55+ year old age restricted manufactured home park. Pad rental: $435/month.
Out Of Town Property
20 ACRE LAND FORECLOSURES $0Down, take over $99/mo.(usd). Was $16,900 (usd). Now $12,900 (usd)! Near El Paso Texas. Beautiful Views, Owner financing. Money Back Guarantee. FREE color brochure! 1-800-843-7537
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FEATURED HOMES RENTALS 6008-26
BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK! College Park, Port Moody
301B Evergreen Drive
Large, 3 bdrm., 3 bath townhome. Three levels, approx. 1800 sq. ft. Features include: Lge. L/R with wood-burning ﬁreplace & view of greenbelt; den area with sep. laundry and storage. Top ﬂoor has 3 lge. bdrms, 4-pce. bath & 2-pce.ensuite.Closetoelementary school, beaches and parks.
Jess LaFramboise 604-815-7190
1 BR in Surrey, elev, nr transit, shopping onsite, no pets, from $670, incentives. 604-589-7040
SALISBURY APARTMENT 7111 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate Lrg 1 BR’s. Rent incl heat & hot water. NS/NP. ★ 604-526-5584
1 & 2 BEDROOM APT
BBY, Lghd Mall. 1 BR $825 Avail Aug 1. 2 BR, $1050, Avail Sept 1. Incl ht & h/w. ns/np, newly reno’d, storage, 604-779-3882
on Balmoral Street available June 1. Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes avail. Wheelchair accessible. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.
office: 604- 936-3907
COQ, WW Plat, new condo 2 BR 2 bath, pool/gym, nr Coq Cntr, ns/ np. $1300. Av now. 604-552-8967 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
NEW WEST. 1 BR. $740/mo incls heat, light, cable. Shared laundry. N/s, n/p. Immed. 604-780-0048 NEW WEST. Bachelor suite, $650/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636 NEW WEST nr RCH/Skytrain, 1 BR apt, $755/mo, No Pets, quiet complex, 604-299-8288 email: email@example.com POCO 2 BR apt $785/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail Now. Call 604-464-0034
1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567
COQ Westwood Plat★ Montreaux, Sep 1. 2 BR, 2ba, d/w, u/g prkg, patio, gas f/p, $1250. 604-341-3633, 604-468-1985
AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq
PORT COQ., Downtown. 1 BR condo, 3rd floor, in 55 years+ Amica On Mayfair retirement complex. Ideal for independant seniors requiring some assistance. $1,200/mo includes 10 meals/mo + once/week housekeeping, scheduled bus trips & activities, 24 hour help line and concierge. Gas f/p, private laundry, dishwasher, balcony, u/grd parking & storage. New carpeting. Mountain view. Near West Coast Express & bus. Available immed. N/s. Small pet ok. 604-837-4602. PORT MOODY Newport Village New luxury lrg 2 BR, 2 bath, f/p, 7 appls, patio, sec’d prkg, rec fac. Sept 1. $1450. 604-469-6990
RIVERS INLET Apartments
(Coquitlam Centre area) Bachelor Apts, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Avail now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-942-2012 coquitlampropertyrentals.com
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
MONTECITO TOWERS 99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR
604 420-5636 www.montecitotowers.com
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River
office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604- 805-9490
office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604- 813-8789
VILLA MARGARETA 320-9th St, New West
Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.
CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
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
Time to Get Your Own Place? Find your answer in the Classifieds – in print and online!
Shared Accommodation South Burnaby
BBY Metrotown / BCIT, female student to share with female student only 3BR ste. NS/NP. $650 incs utls, cbl. 778-885-6264
BBY 11TH/2ND ST, 2BR g/lvl, everything new, nr schl & bus, n/p, n/s, no w/d, incls utils, $900. Avail Now. 604-526-8798
BBY 2 BR, furnished liv rm, $750 incls utils, nr Edmonds skytrain/ bus/schl, n/s, n/p. 604-524-0998 BBY CANADA WAY/EDMONDS, Brand New 1 BR g/l ste, $750 incls utils, no w/d, Avail Now, n/s, n/p. 604-726-1901 BBY, CDA WAY. 1 BR, sep liv rm & kit, Nr schl, bus & shops. ns/np. 604-897-7717 or 778-881-4101
BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.
Contact Alex 604-999-9978 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774
Whitgift Gardens 1 BR Apt, $775/mo, 2 BR Apt, $950/mo, 3 BR Apt, $1150/mo.
BBY, CENTRAL. 2 BR side ste off ½ duplex. Ns/np. $900/mo. Nr transit. Sept 1st. 604-524-5962
BBY, METROTOWN area. 1 BR. Newer paint/carpet. FREE cbl tv, hydro, laundry. Priv entry, yard. Ns/np. Suits 1 person. Available Now. $760/mo. 604-435-2293 BBY, S. 1 BR, full bath, private laundry. N/s. $750/mo incl hydro. Near bus. Immed. 604-435-6087
COQ CTR. 3 BR, upper flr. 1700 sf, 2 f/baths, d/w, sh’d w/d, gas f/p, Cul de sac. 10 min to Douglas College. Ns/np. $1,600/mo + 1/2 util. Immed. 604-328-0336 COQ WEST 2 BR main flr duplex, $940 incls utils, new paint & flrs, nr bus & schls, Avail Sep 1, n/s, n/p, shared w/d. 604-294-5501 MAPLE RIDGE 2 BR ste in brand new house, 6 appls, own laundry, sep ent, nr bus, quiet area. $1100 incls utils. Sept 1. 778-235-5496 NEW WEST 1BR newly renod, g/lev, $750 incls utils, no w/d, n/s, n/p, Avail Immed. 604-527-7083 1bdrm/1bth Glencoe Dr. Brand new suite, near Lougheed mall/SFU. Incl utils/cble/net/ prkg,shrd W/D, N/S, N/P. Avail Sept 1. $850/m (604) 788-1197
M. RIDGE. 3 BR + den, 2.5 bath, 5 appl, 2 prkg. 1455 sf. $1440/mo. Nr WCE. Immed. 604-941-5594
1-BEDROOM A PT. Move in tomorrow. Affor dable monthly rent.
COQ. 1 BR, g/lvl, full bath, private laundry. Ns/np. $800/mo includes hydro. Immed. 604-761-9235
GATED PARKING AVAILABLE
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New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES
604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.
* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470
EUROPEAN LADY CLEANING
Professional & Friendly Residential & Commercial. Cleaning Schedule: Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, Move-in/Out, Occasional, 1 time. Free Estimates. Call Ally • 604-362-3007 A.S.B.A. ENTERPRISE. Comm/ Res. Free Est. $25/hour includes supplies. Insured. 604-723-0162
TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671
DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).
Carman Fox and friends
The Fox Den at Metrotown out-call Escorts Vancouver
DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Seniors discount. Friendly, family business, 40+ yrs. 604-240-3408
Artistry of Hardwood Floors
Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
A1 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning & Repair from $98. Gutters vacuumed/hand clean. 604-524-0667 GUTTER CLEANING. Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler, 778-386-3783 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793
HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011 HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842 •Int & Ext Painting •Pressure Washing •Tiling •Lam Flrs •Misc Repairs. Brian ★ 604-936-8966
★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Bobcat, paving, retaining walls, turf, planting, etc. 604-889-4083
DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
*Drywall * Taping * Texture * Stucco*Painting * Steel stud framing Quality Home 604-725-8925
Lawn & Garden
PATCHING, TEXTURE / smooth ceilings, plaster walls. Small jobs. 25 years exp. Call 604-671-9901
#1113 Low Cost Electric 522-3435 Comm/Res/Panel change Heating/Appl Repair. Lic & Bonded.
Lic Electrican, Res/Comm. Reno’s & panel changes, low cost, 604 374-0062. lic # 06951 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
No pets. Available now.
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Heat, hot water, parking. Family living, daycare available. Near kids’ park, basketball court and Skytrain.
EUROPEAN QUALITY Housecleaning, reliable, exp , ref’s avail, also Move In or Out, 604 760-7702
SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West
DIRECT FROM THE MILL 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail, etc... We Install Chain Link & Cedar Fencing. Free Est. 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604-520-7792 Timberlandforestproducts.com West Coast Cedar Installations New or repaired outdoor cedar ★ specialists since 1991 ★ 604-270-2358 or 604-788-6458
Residential and Commercial • Landscape Maintenance • Landscape Construction • Hedge Trimming • Gardening
Free Est. 604-779-6978
Greenpath Yard Main’t
■ Trim & Prune Hedges ■ Yard Clean-up ■ Rubbish Removal ■ Cedar Fence Removal & Installation ■ Bush Clearing & Weed Whacking
Free Estimates, WCB Ins’d 604-710-9670
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Lawn & Garden
WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745
A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302
Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Book by Sept. 15 & Save 15%
Seniors 10% Disc • 28 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.
604-432-1857 or 604-773-7811
Renovations & Home Improvement
WWW.RENORITE.COM Bath, Kitchen, Suites & More Save Your Dollars 778-317-1256
LAWNS CUT, gardening, gutters, rubbish removal, yard clean-up, hedges trimmed. 604-773-0075
Moving & Storage
Do it Right! Painting PAINTING Painting Call Peder • 604-339-2419
DVK PAINTING LTD. Call Dave Int/Ext. Res/Comm. Quality work. Great rates. WCB. 604-354-2930
1 to 3 Men
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
Spring Su Spec*ial mmerSpecial WE WE PAY PAY THE THEHST! HST!
AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620
MOVER4HIRE.COM From $39. Also: Rubbish removal 604-700-MOVE (6683) TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK
WEE HAUL Moving/Rubbish Removal Low Rates. 778-968-3001
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
METRO BLACKTOP CO. LTD Custom work for Driveways & new lane Aprons. Repairs/resurfacing. Call Gino 604-657-9936
● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
ALL-PRO TANK REMOVAL & Detection Best Price Guaranteed Free Est 778-223-8265
• Exterior/Interior Projects • Written Warranty • Years of Exp. • Fully Insured • WCB Covered
QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
A-1 PAINT CO. Summer Special
Book Now! Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB
COPPERWORKS PLUMBING Will do ALL your plumbing needs. FREE Gift Card. 604-219-5555
All types of Rooﬁng Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates
LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617
Mobile Building Pressure Wash Roof, Concrete & Vinyl Cleaning Best for Less! • 604-521-6860 POWERWASHING Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler 778-386-3783
Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank
Tried & True Since 1902
Call for a free estimate:
Visit us online to receive a special discount:
www.crownroofgutters.ca Quality work by Qualiﬁed Professionals. Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed!
DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437 Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516
At Save on Roofing - specialize reroof/repair★ Fully Ins. WCB. 24/7, Free est. 778-892-1266 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2006 CHEVY Equinox LT heated seats sunroof, pw, ps, 117,600 km, $8500. Ph 604-798-9648
$ BEST RATES $
Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB
2006 FORD Escape XLT, 4wd,1 owner, 130,000 k, auto, cd, no accid $11,800. 604-987-6688
2006 JEEP LIBERTY (Jeep 65) 4WD, Low kms, extra clean BCAA inspected. : $12,860. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12274 1987 FIERO, 4 cyl, auto, good running cond. aircared, gas saver, $3600. 604-987-0926
1994 CHEV Impala SS, 167,000 kms, 1 owner, black, 5.7L, auto, serviced at dealer, all records, all original. $3500. 604-988-4416
2004 Kia Magentis 81000 km. Leather. Full ext warranty. EXV6. Loaded. Carfax. 2nd owner .N/S. $5,888 (604) 991-0604
2007 CHEV SILVERADO 2500 HD Ext 4X4. No acc’d, clean BCAA inspected and Carproof $19,960 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12049
Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745
BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938 FALK’S WINDOW CLEANING Gutter Cleaning & Power Washing. Call Jim Falk 778-389-1787
Planning on RENOVATING?
1976 VW Westfalia, rebuit 79 engine. many new parts, solid body, $4700 takes, 604-728-7947
2007 DODGE CARAVAN SE $9,980. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk 12307
2010 CHEVY EXPRESS CARGO (A/C) : $19,960 Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12308
2008 FORD ESCAPE LTD 4WD, leather & much more, super clean BCAA inspected. $18,960. Auto Fleet 604-304-7653 www.autofleet.biz stk12286
14FT ALUMINIUM Naden boat, extra wide & safe, 25 merc electric start motor like new, good trlr, great fishing unit & bargain price $4700 Boyd 604-847-3103
Sports & Imports 1980 17FT Double Eagle, w/trlr, 4cyl, Volvo Penta, w/280 leg, runs great, $4500, 604-728-7947
Scrap Car Removal
1991 BMW 850I, exc body, clean, 67K, new tires & parts, Moving Must sell! $13,900, 604-728-7947
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
1992 BAYLINER Classic. 22.7’, beam 8. Completely rebuilt since 2005 incl. new 4.3 Mercruiser V6 190 HP (less than 400hrs). $15k obo. Don Gordon 604-929-7002.
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Cash for junk cars! $100 to $1000 Ask about our $500 Credit!
2003 BMW 320i 124,000kms. Leather interior, great condition, $9,000 negotiable. call 778-882-5076 or email@example.com
Visit our website @ www.surreyscrap.com Free tow, no wheels, no papers no problem! Hassle free friendly service. 2 hr service in most areas.
2005 Walker Bay 275R 8’ RID with oars, pump and SS boat mount hware. $1,100 Call: (604) 377-6040
604 628 9044
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $500 CASH Today!
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classiﬁeds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classiﬁeds 604-444-3000
Sports & Imports
12FT ALUMINUM boat, not used in salt walter, ez loader trlr, 4 hp Johnston, 7.5 Mer. outboard, with extras $2000firm, 604-985-1511
Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585
A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)
1999 HONDA Accord Coupe, 2 dr, 5 spd, cd, black, 196K, great cond. $3850 obo, 604-272-5355
Kitchens, baths, new garage, roofs, decks, drain tiles, landscaping & excavating
HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Call Rob 604-307-6715
1928 FORD 1/4 ton Roadster P/U, older restoration, many recent updates, drives nice, $17,000. Call 604-308-9976
A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319
Total Renos, Additions Build New Homes
Collectibles & Classics
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
Renovations & Home Improvement
ROOF, CONCRETE and VINYL CLEANING. Best for Less. Call Dennis 604 521-6860
FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery
Yard clean up + hedge trimming. Bby/NW areas. 778-859-8760
Family owned & operated since 1989
PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204
BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL
Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300
DAVE’S Home Improvements Reno’s & Drywall. 30 years exp. Phone Dave • 604-825-4072
#1 Rooﬁng Company in BC
A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $150 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339
Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488
Oil Tank Removal
CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE
MAGIC PAINTING 604-315-7070 We do it right the first time. 30 years exp, references avail.
“We Keep you Dry”
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & libaleinsured Jag, 778-892-1530
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
25 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty
CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB
New Canadian Roofing Ltd. All types of roofs, 15+ yr exp WCB reasonable insured 604-716-8528
*A discount equivalent to the HST will be given, call for details.
Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142
The Record • Wednesday, August 24, 2011 • A31
2000 FORD Ranger XLT Sport, 4x2 p/u. 6 cyl, 3.0L, 5 spd, black, 124K, $4350, 604-255-5453
2003 VW Passat wagon, 1.8L turbo, 117K, grey, 5 spd, great shape, $9000 obo, 604-715-0357
2000 BMW 323 i Auto 5 spd, 167,500 km Immaculate 4 dr, alloy wheels, Aircared, no accid’s, new brakes, green/tan, many more extra’s $6,000 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2004 PLEASURE- WAY PLATEAU M/H Mercedes Benz Turbo diesel. Immac cond fully loded with Onan Generator, 62,937k’s, $59,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2005 250 YAHAMA Quad 4X2 900 KM, winch + buddy seat $ 2,000 Call 604-853-8825
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Prices effective at all British Columbia Safeway stores Wednesday, August 24 thru Thursday, August 25, 2011. We reserve the right to limit sales to retail quantities. Some items may not be available at all stores. All items while stocks last. Actual items may vary slightly from illustrations. Some illustrations are serving suggestions only. Advertised prices do not include GST. ®™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and Canada Safeway Limited. Extreme Specials are prices that are so low they are limited to a one time purchase to Safeway Club Card Members within a household. Each household can purchase the limited items one time during the effective dates. A household is deﬁned by all Safeway Club Cards that are linked by the same address and phone number. Each household can purchase the EXTREME SPECIALS during the speciﬁed advertisement dates. For purchases over the household limits, regular pricing applies to overlimit purchases. On BUY ONE GET ONE FREE items, both items must be purchased. Lowest priced item is then free. Online and in-store prices, discounts, and offers may differ.
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