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Carol Day throws hat in for Tories Anti-pipeline activist, former trustee takes on MLA Yap BY ALAN CAMPBELL
Outspoken local campaigner Carol Day has emerged as a surprise runner in the race for Richmond-Steveston in next month’s B.C. election. Day, a former school trustee who twice failed to win a seat on city council, announced Thursday she is running for the BC Conservatives in a bid to topple longtime Liberal incumbent John Yap. Day, who has campaigned for years against the proposed jet fuel delivery plans, said it was — Carol Day high time Richmond had a change. “We need stronger voice.” “I’ve already had people today telling me that they’re glad they now have a choice,” said Day. “It’s certainly time for a change in this riding.” Day said top of her agenda will be the jet fuel delivery proposal to YVR, adding that she can’t believe Yap has “still to take a position on.” Although she’s been courted for the spot by the party since last summer, Day said she only decided three weeks ago to take the leap.
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A digital map detailing crime hot spots in Richmond has been updated to be more accessible and current. “We want to make it more accessible to the public so that they can make betterinformed decisions and be better aware of their surroundings,” said city spokesperson Ted Townsend. The map provides data for three types of property crimes — residential break-andenter, commercial break-and-enter, and theft of auto — dating back to January 2012. A user selects a date range and one or all of the types of crimes, then the map slowly populates with colour-coded dots. Clicking
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April Fools Day fire no joke, stabbing victim stable It was no April Fool for Richmond Fire-Rescue crews in the early hours of Monday when they were called out to deal with a fire at Richmond Plywood on Vulcan Way. Areas above and around a drying kiln were shrouded in smoke when crews arrived shortly before 5 a.m., just north of the Home Depot outlet store. Arriving fire crews saw white smoke coming from the end of the building, but it turned out the fire was confined to the roof/attic space at the plywood mill. BY ALAN CAMPBELL
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“The fire was difficult to control as it was isolated to a portion of the roof structure that is structurally difficult to access, as it was over 25 feet in the air and constructed of heavy timber,” said deputy fire chief Tim Wilkinson. “The firefighters worked with the Richmond Plywood employees to confine the fire to the area of origin and finally wrap it all up after some nine hours of steady work.” In total, 29 fire fighters attended the blaze, along with nine trucks, and spent nine hours deal-
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Steveston’s Kerri-Jo Stewart trained her lens on the relationship between horses and the people of Iran and Turkmenistan that has lasted centuries.
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The young boy’s lips are pursed, his teeth bared with determination. A cane for a jockey’s whip is carried gently in his left hand as he rides high in the saddle. His horse clamps down on its leather bit while the crowd of helmeted and goggled riders astride their steeds close in on the leader down the stretch. The frenzied action from the group raises clouds of dust from the makeshift, mud racetrack as behind them the setting sun casts streams of yellow and orange hues. It’s another day at the races in Iran — a country with a long history connected with equine mastery — one that Richmond photographer Kerri-Jo Stewart took a picture of during a recent visit. The composition expertly captures the drama and tension of the race, a moment digitally etched in time. In short, it’s visually stunning. Yet it’s not judged to be her best. In fact, for her work in Iran and nearby Turkmenistan, the self-taught photographer recently won the honour of photographer of the year, plus a pair of awards in the 2013 Professional Photographers of Canada competition. “I was pretty surprised,” admitted Stewart who, after moving to Steveston from her farm in Maple Ridge about 18 months ago, decided to seriously pick up a
really been used in the camera after just dabbling with photograwest, and because the area is isolated, they phy previously. haven’t been developed into the “I needed to get a job,” said modern, western horse like we Stewart who has a Masters in see now,” Stewart explained. equine physiology. “So, I started “They’re like the horses you see doing photography, had some on the cave drawings. They have horse photos, and ended up writa really high head set. They’re ing a book on equine photogravery dry looking. Genghis Khan phy and what I’d learned so far.” Scan this page came over and bought some. Stewart had been working for a photo Alexander The Great also had on the farm with dairy goats gallery them.” and was breeding Akhal-Teke But when her book on phohorses, an ancient line from tographing horses, Shooting Gold, was Turkmenistan and northern Iran. finished, Stewart’s adventure was just about “It’s a really old breed. They haven’t
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This photo taken in Ashgabat, in the northwest of Turkmenistan, won Kerri-Jo Stewart the award for first time entry in the Professional Photographers of Canada
Horses: Images earn acclaim Continued from page 5 She told the residents they needed a hospital and a school. So, she got in touch with the Iranian government to help get rolling on building the facilities. “That’s why I ended up staying there a couple of months.” And that’s where she went to the races. “In Iran they have regular horse racing around tracks, like we do,” she said. “And the youngsters are paid jockeys. Some of the kids are probably 15 or 16. But in the countryside they don’t have tracks. They just race. And if you’re small, can ride and go fast, you can race.” Spectators contribute to a winner’s pot, so a small fortune is rarely made unless the crowds are large. When Stewart returned from her travels, she joined the Professional Photographers of Canada and submitted four pictures from her various trips to the group’s annual competition. In addition to the photographer of the year award, she ended up winning in the category of Best First Submission for an image of a horse with the backdrop of a stunning sunrise in Turkmenistan. The second award was for Best Press Photo featuring a rigid line of rifle toting soldiers marching during the Independence Day parade in Turkmenistan. “I’m not sure where this comes from,” Stewart said when asked to explain her meteoric rise in the industry. “It’s probably from my passion about the subject. “Horses. That’s my thing.”
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Getting back to business What a long, strange trip it’s been. B.C. voters let out a howl of outrage when the government announced it would bring in the HST to replace the two-tax system shortly after the last provincial election, though the HST was explicitly not part of the B.C. Liberals’ campaign. That howl built into a crescendo after the new system went into effect in 2010. Those opposing the HST got organized, led by former premier Bill Vander Zalm, of all people. It wasn’t until the issue went to referendum in 2011 that the voices of business owners could be heard. Those in the film industry actually preferred the HST, as it would give much needed tax relief to B.C. productions, allowing the province to compete with Ontario, which had also introduced the HST — though not with the same back-door approach as B.C. While many small business owners didn’t want the HST in the first place, they were also loathe to return to the old provincial sales, and goods and services tax-system. But B.C. voters delivered a stern message to the government that monkeying with the provincial tax system without public consultation was not acceptable — the referendum results were in favour of ditching the HST. It took some time, but finally, as of Monday, we switched back. Who knows how different things would have been if the HST had not been thrust upon us three years ago. Countless taxpayer dollars would have been saved, businesses would not have suffered, and perhaps people would even have been receptive to the idea of tweaking the system — if they were given the choice. Next time, please ask voters before implementing all those “great” ideas, OK?
Don’t just build, repair The Editor, Re: “City opposes farmland crossing option for Massey Tunnel,” News, March 13. I read with interest about the planning for a new tunnel or bridge to replace the George Massey Tunnel. What we also need is for the City of Richmond and the highway contractor to address the lack of maintenance that is being done to the roadways. What’s the point in planning new bridges and tunnels when they can’t look after the existing roadways we have now. Steveston Highway and No. 5 Road improvements are at a standstill and has left the motoring public with a strip of road that is filled with dangerous holes, drop offs and unfinished pavement. The overpass at Highway 99 is long overdue for replacement but the city powers still insist on cramming as many new buildings and homes in the area without the network of roads to service the amount of traffic that goes through the area now. As for the tunnel, when was the last time the contractor actually sent out a work crew to clean up all the accumulated rocks, sand and other debris that get thrown around from the tunnel, its approaches and the on- and off- ramps? These turn into dangerous missiles, taking out windshields and I’m sure it causes it’s share of accidents. This is the first look many of our first time visitors get of the City of Richmond and it is not a pretty one. David Neil Richmond
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City moves toward a sustainable future Richmond offers an enviable quality of life for our residents. We’ve been ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world. Even as we’ve grown to a city of 200,000, we’ve been able to preserve and protect much of the natural beauty around us. About half of Richmond remains open space as parks, trails, farmland and natural areas. We have a strong and diverse economy. But can we sustain it? Throughout our region and around the world sustainability is a top of mind issue. Environmental, social and economic issues can all challenge our ability to maintain the quality of life we now enjoy and to pass it on to future generations. Sustainability is one of the top priorities for council. We have adopted a Sustainability Framework to coordinate and foster our efforts, measure their success and set new benchmarks. Sustainability was also a major focus of the new Official Community Plan, recently adopted by council. To be successful, we must focus on all three pillars of sustainability: social, economic and environmental. An example of this is our new Social Development Strategy, which is intended to guide the city’s decisions and resource allocations on social development matters over the next 10 years. This includes how we meet community needs in
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such areas as child care, affordable housing, diversity services and programs for youths and older adults. To learn more, visit www.richmond.ca/socialplan. Later this year, the city will launch work on an updated Economic Development Strategy. A major focus will be ensuring we have a resilient local economy, which will provide stability in good times and bad, continue to create new jobs in our community and focus on business retention, expansion and attraction. Most people think of the environment first when discussing sustainability. The city is working hard to reduce our environmental footprint, protect our natural environment and ensure we will have access to the resources we’ll need in the future to maintain our quality of life. A major focus of these efforts is combating climate change. The city has committed to reducing our community’s greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent below 2007 levels by 2020, and 80 per cent below 2007 levels by 2050. As B.C.’s only PowerSmart-certified municipality, we have a
strong record in energy conservation, which will help us achieve these targets. Another important initiative was the opening of the Alexandra District Energy Utility in the West Cambie area. Using geo-thermal energy, this utility allows us to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and provides its customers with an affordable, secure, locally-produced energy source. The city is aggressively pursuing development of other district energy utilities. There are many ways you can get involved to help ensure Richmond is a sustainable community. One opportunity is to join the city in marking Earth Day on April 21. This year, the city is encouraging all local organizations and businesses to join us in celebrating and bringing the public together for this great cause, not just for the day, but for the whole week. We are challenging community organizations to organize child-focused activities around the themes of energy; the three Rs; nature; healthy living — food; healthy living — exercise, and sustainable fashion. For more information visit www.richmond. ca/parksprograms. All participating organizations will be recognized at a special Volunteer Appreciation on Earth Day at King George Park. So start planning your event now and we will see you on Earth Day!
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Coal dust not a concern
With respect to marine transport, we contracted Det Norske Veritas, an internationally recognized organization with dedicated risk professionals in more than 100 countries, to conduct a navigational risk assessment of the proposed coal barge operations on the river. We also consulted with the Fraser River Pilots, Council of Marine Carriers, Lafarge, Transport Canada, BC Chamber of Shipping, and Port Metro Vancouver. It was concluded that the new barge traffic did not represent any new operational issues or concerns that were not already being conducted or considered on the river. We see this as an exciting opportunity to strengthen Fraser Surrey Dock’s role as a key link in Canada’s Pacific Gateway and as an important contributor to our local and provincial economy. This project will deliver 50 more highpaying jobs to the 250 people we already employ at Fraser Surrey Docks. Jeff Scott President and CEO Fraser Surrey Docks
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Late marriage? How about an Agreement with that? With life expectancies remaining high in Canada, it appears that we will be seeing more marriages (and perhaps more marriage-like relationships) in the coming years. With the new Family Law Act now in force, couples should at least consider a Marriage or Co-habitation agreement (once the bridal outﬁts and catering are ﬁnalized). There is much more to consider now under the new legislation, particularly if the couple have children from their prior relationships. For example, if one member of the couple has debt (or both do), that should be discussed and be part of the Agreement. The Agreement should also speciﬁcally mention any assets that are to be excluded. In addition, it is possible to make portions of the Family Law Act inapplicable to the Agreement. Estate issues should be considered as well, in which one member of the couple dies while the relationship continues. A marriage invalidates an existing Will, so the couple may also need new Wills. The Agreement should also include issues of incapacity. There is too much to just leave to chance, so it is vital for an elderly couple entering a relationship to “put it all on paper”.
Museum talk gives me indegestion or maybe a collection of small mammals (stuffed, of course) gleaned from the fields of our city. Maybe even a full edition of the minutes of Richmond council over the years! Come on, it’s long past time for the council to realize what an ass they make of themselves, when they accept a report like this. Considering how difficult they find it to sweep our streets, or repair broken sidewalks, or even provide traffic control, the very thought of spending this amount, in addition to the massive cost of the “Owe-val” gives me a case of indigestion, and makes me wonder if a sanity test should be a requirement for running for public office in the City of Richmond! Terrence Murphy Richmond
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The Editor, Re: “Destination museum dream re-floated,” News, March 27. Unbelievable! That this council would even consider an expense of this magnitude, 58 million bucks in pursuit of a nebulous goal. Who, in their right mind, would choose to visit a “museum” in Richmond, when countless accredited, established, and accessable organizations exist all over the world. In addition, these museums have existing collections that can be an overriding factor in choosing a place to visit. The 58 million bucks seems to be the cost of a grandiose building, and what, I ask, is going to be placed in this monstrosity to entice visitors to pay their bucks and wander inside? Perhaps a superannuated fish boat, complete with stuffed examples of the catch,
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The Editor, Re: “Coal dust concerns sail into view,” News, March 26. Fraser Surrey Docks is an experienced terminal operator. We’ve been operating here for more than 50 years, and we understand how important the Fraser River is both ecologically and as a working river. Safety is our number one priority, and we have a proven track record in safety. The same care and safety that we apply to the shipping of other products at our terminal will be applied to shipping coal. Our coal handling facilities will be built within our existing terminal footprint, and we are committed to using the best available dust suppression technology for our project. Coal will be unloaded from railcars within a fully enclosed receiving area and transferred directly onto barges via a covered conveyor system to eliminate dust. Unlike the other coal terminals in the region, no product would be stored on-site. In addition, railcars supplying our terminal will be sprayed with a protective coating to help ensure no product loss en route.
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Get your free city ‘gas’ Ten charging stations offering free “gas” for electric cars have been opened up by the City of Richmond in five locations. In a bid to encourage drivers to switch to an electric vehicle and cut down on GHGs (greenhouse gas emissions), the stations will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will provide free charging of vehicles as part of a promotion. The new public charging stations are at: Steveston Community Centre; Thompson Community Centre; Cambie Community Centre; Olympic Oval and at city hall. The city has also bought four electric passenger vehicles and an additional charging station is in place at the City Works Yard to charge fleet vehicles. The $105,000 cost of the new charging stations includes joint funding from the city and up to $48,000 in grant funding through
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“YOU AND THE LAW” ACCIDENTS AND REDUCED EARNING CAPACITY
What if you can’t earn as much now because you were hurt in a car crash? You may be forced to ﬁnd an easier but lower-paying job and be unable to earn as much income as before the accident. Lawyers call this loss “diminished earning capacity.” This work-related loss is just one of many losses you could be compensated for if the crash was caused by another’s fault. It’s often part of a compensation claim by personal injury plaintiffs. But what if your earnings don’t go down after the accident? Can you still get compensation for “diminished earning capacity”? After all, you might think that because your income didn’t decrease, your ability to earn hasn’t been reduced. Not true. A recent BC case illustrates that this approach is too simple and can be unfair to the injured person. Colleen, 46, was injured in two car accidents, one right after the other. She hurt her neck, shoulder and upper back, resulting in chronic widespread pain (later diagnosed as ﬁbromyalgia). Before the accidents, she was a highly energetic and motivated individual. She had a fastpaced job as an executive secretary to the president of a large organization, which she loved and was ideally suited for. All that changed. Because of her chronic pain – which she only endure with large amounts of pain killers and antiinﬂammatory medications – she could no longer handle the demands of her job, nor the three-hour (both ways) commute it involved. Colleen sold her house to move to a smaller home with fewer stairs. Because of her injuries, she also found a new easier job where the commute was only 20 minutes. Having to switch jobs “was a
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The City of Richmond looks likely to steer clear of infilling a near two-acre site on Steveston’s waterfront. Known as “Lot H,” the water-covered wedge in front of the Imperial Landing boardwalk has long since been considered as a future waterfront facility or green space. But a study, carried out by a marine engineering firm, states that infilling the site with 5,000 truckloads of construction waste would cause too much disruption to the area. However, city staff have been asked to look into infilling Crown lands in the area instead, which would be less costly and disruptive.
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A couple days ago I was randomly struck by the memory of a short story my class studied in English several years ago. It was one of those dystopic texts that leaves you gasping for reality. Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnugut Jr. is based in a world, where everyone has been “made equal” through handicaps. Those who are better than average in appearance must wear hideous masks, those who are strong are forced to wear sandbags to hinder their movements and those with a brain capable of any form of deep thought are required to wear a radio attached to their ear. Love, beauty, skill and achievement are viewed with
suspicion and jealously — they are seen as social and political threats, stains on society YOUTH that must be dealt with like a disease. Well thank goodness we don’t live in that world... eh? Yet, it occurred to me how we may have more in common with this horrible existence than we would like to believe, specifically in terms of a thought disrupter. One just has to go on the bus or walk on some campus to notice practically everyone is plugged into their music player in one form of another.
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Richmond Printmakers Group displayed at Richmond City Hall Galleria. As part of the Richmond Art Gallery’s outreach to the community, the gallery displays artworks by local artists at the Richmond City Hall Galleria every six weeks. Location: 6911 No. 3 Rd. Phone: 604.247.8313. www.richmondartgallery. org
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The Gateway Theatre presents: Moliere’s Don Juan An all new adaptation in association with Blackbird Theatre. Don Juan is a beguiling rogue and prodigious womanizer who rejects conventional morality, defying God, heaven and hell. His servant Sganarelle is appalled by his master’s behaviour; their arguments are a feast of wit. Everyone wants to reform the Don, but two sword fights and three amorous adventures later, it seems his rebel spirit will carry him through in the end. But will it? Molière’s most scandalous comedy gets an all-new treatment by Blackbird Theatre. Directed by John Wright. Tickets for adults are $47-$48 and students $30. Location: Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Rd. Phone: 604-270-6500 www.gatewaytheatre.com
For the Love of Art An ongoing sealed-bid art auction supporting the Richmond Gateway Theatre Society. Forty-seven pieces of art will be displayed on the second and third floors of the Gateway Theatre and available for your bids. Location: Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Rd. Phone: 604-270-6500 www.gatewaytheatre.com
Kenny Wong at Richmond Pentecostal Church The Richmond Orchestra features violinist Kenny Wong performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program is Beethoven’s Symphony 4. Community performance partner for this event is the Richmond Food Bank. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Location: Richmond Pentecostal Church, 9300 Westminster Hwy Phone: 604-276-2747
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Richmond Art Gallery presents: Materially speaking
Opening reception: Free admission, Saturday, April 13, 3 – 5 p.m. Artists Jen Aitken, Lou Lynn, Brendan Satish Lee and Julie York in an increasingly mechanized and digitized world that values speed and economical production of goods. A new generation of artists are returning to craft methodologies as a means of re-invigorating craft while bringing an intellectual rigour to the objects they make. The four artists presented in Materially speaking, explore diverse notions of hybridity, identity, the body and perception. Saturday, April 13, 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Artists tour: Join the exhibiting artists for an informal artist talk and tour in the gallery. Everyone welcome to attend, followed by the exhibition For more information visit: www.richmondartgallery. org; phone: 604 247 8300 or email: email@example.com.
Steveston Folk Guild at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard presents: Tom Rawson Seattle based folksinger
and storyteller Tom Rawson returns to SFG. Tom is a veteran of the folk festival circuit, and travels all over the Northwest with his humorous stories, user friendly songs. His acoustic folk philosophy is guaranteed to leave you smiling. Armed with longnecked banjo and other weapons of mass delight, Tom will have you singing along in no time. Tune up your vocal chords; you’ll need ‘em, and you won’t be disappointed. Be prepared for a good time. Show time 7:30 p.m.; tickets $8 at the door at the Chinese Bunkhouse, Britannia Heritage Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Dr.; visit www.stevestonfolk.net for more information.
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Richmond Art Gallery “Creative Practice” Adult Art Series An opportunity to learn about how to explore the creativity in everyday life. Class will be taught by the Emily Carr University instructor, Vjeko Sager. Art is fun. Come play, and discover. The course is designed for everyone, especially for
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Family Sunday at the Richmond Art Gallery Family Sunday is a free drop-in art program that offers families the occasion to explore the gallery exhibitions together through various art activities. Family Sunday is on the fourth Sunday of every month from 1 – 4 p.m. For more information call 604.247.8313 or visit: www. richmondartgallery.org
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Sharks Mattu & Hamaguchi to be part of all-star game
A memorable high school basketball season will end in style for Anmol Mattu and Les Hamaguchi The Steveston-London Sharks standout point guard and longtime coach have been selected for the upcoming B.C. High School All-Star Game on April 21 at the Langley Events Centre. Mattu is one of 20 players chosen. Eligible players for the game must be in Grade 12 and chosen as a league/zone tournament all-star or MVP this past season at the “A” “AA” or “AAA” levels. The fiveyear starter capped off her high school in grand style by leading the Sharks to their first-ever B.C. tournament berth. StevestonLondon also become the first Richmond school to qualify for the provincials since 2001. Mattu was an all-star at the Lower Mainland Championships where the Sharks clinched a B.C. berth with a third place finish. She went on to lead the provincial tournament in scoring as the Sharks placed ninth. Hamaguchi will be coaching the “home team” that will feature Mattu in the line-up. He returned to the provincial “AAA” tournament as a coach for the first time since 1996. Prior to taking over the StevestonLondon senior girls program, Hamaguchi enjoyed some highly successful stints with the Richmond Colts and Steveston Packers. The game is slated for 2 p.m. Meanwhile, Mattu’s future head coach is
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looking forward to working with her over the next five years. She officially signed with the University of Calgary a day after the provincials. “Anmol is going to be an exciting Dino to watch over the next five years,” said Damain Jennings, the reigning Canada West Coach of the Year who also guides Great Britain’s national women’s team. “She epitomizes where the program is going in her leadership skills, desire to continuously improve, her academic focus and the style of basketball she wants to help shape here in Calgary. “She immediately made an impact on me and I’m looking forward to helping her achieve her performance goals and service the Dinos team.” Mattu had various post-secondary options to play basketball, but ultimately chose the University of Calgary due to a number of factors. “The main reason I chose Calgary is because Damian promised to challenge me both mentally and physically as a basketball player, thus I am excited to train with him and the Dinos for the next five years,” said Mattu. “I think Damian’s European and international experience will help me become the best player that I can be. The great education at the University of Calgary, along with the amazing coaching, team, and facility, set the university apart from others. Overall, I believe the University of Calgary and the Dinos are the perfect fit for me.”
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The future is bright for the girls basketball program at McMath secondary. The Wildcats Grade 9 team wrapped up an outstanding season with a seventh place finish at the B.C. Junior Girls Championships at the Langley Events Centre. The Steveston school entered the 16-team tournament as the 10th seed and more than held its own against opponents with a mix of Grade 9 and 10 players. McMath opened the championships with a 40-32 win over No. 7 Mt Baker of Cranbrook and then battle hard in a 58-34 loss to eventual champion and No. 1 ranked WJ Mouat Hawks of Abborsford. Following a close 40-36 defeat to No. 6 Kelowna, the girls closed on the tournament with a dominating 41-17 victory against No. 5 Claremont of Victoria.
Jessica Jones was named to the second all-star team. It was a good reflection of McMath coach Anne Gillrie-Carre’s 41-year involvement in high school basketball as she coached Jones’ mother — Teresa DeBou — back in 1984 with the Steveston Packers senior girls team. The Wildcats roster also features: Justine McCaskill, Bonnie Leung, Claire Reynolds, Claire Siqueira, Kyra Loat, Mikayla Weissler, Jessica Zawada, Hannah Partridge, Ellie Reid, Carmen Milne, Montana Leonard, Ali Burns, Julia Wilson, Denise Su and Jessica Folk. The coaching staff also includes Nathan Kishi and Brandon Brock, while the team is managed by Gillian Partridge. The team looks forward to continuing their progress and look to be well-positioned to earn McMath its first-ever provincial tournament berth at the “AAA” level.
Canadians haunted by Giants in B.C. Major Midget semi-finals
It’s a playoff script that’s all too familiar to the Greater Vancouver Canadians. For the fifth consecutive year the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League rivals met in the post-sea-
son and the result has been the same each time. The Giants prevailed 5-3 in a third and deciding game and went on to repeat as champions by defeating the Okanagan Rockets in the finals.
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The Canadians were 20 minutes away from completing a semi-final sweep when the Giants rallied for a pair of third period goals in a 4-3 game two victory. Greater Vancouver led 3-1 after 20 minutes in game three before the Giants stormed back with three unanswered goals in the second period to take control of the series for good. Greater Vancouver surprised the favoured hosts by rallying for a 6-4 victory in the series opener. Seafair product and WHL-bound Glenn Gawdin finished tied for top spot among all playoff scorers with 11 points in six games, including seven goals. Gawdin will be playing in Swift Current next season. Otis Goldman also enjoyed a productive postseason with nine points, including four goals. The five-time champion Giants now face Alberta for the Pacific Region championship
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TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
S. Surrey/ White Rock
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $698,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
$739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
For Sale by Owner
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
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HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
Lots & Acreage
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
WATERFRONT PROPERTY Pavilion Lake BC. Paved hwy access, 2 level dwelling, furnished, drilled well, boat launch, dock. 5000 sq ft parking, $625,000. Realtors Welcome. 1-250-545-1998
Out Of Town Property
Apartments & Condos
1 & 2 BDRM apts, heat, hot water, cable, prkg, storage, elevator, coin Laundry, steps to shops, transit & schools, NS, NP, Lease, from $895. 604-241-3772
Family Friendly Complex
2 BR’s (Avail Apr 1). Close to shopping, schools and transit. Rent includes heat & hot water. Seasonal pool and in-suite storage avail. (604) 448-0842
Houses - Rent
3BDRM /2.5BTH TSAW. house. Clean, Updated, 5 appl, n/s, n/p. Avail June 15. $2600/mo. 604-290-5084
1 BDRM COACHHOUSE, $850 incl utils, no pets, n/s, own w/d, Avail Now. Call 604-277-4810 1 BR ste in Terranova, new home, ns, np, nr all ammens, avail now $950 incl utils. 778-227-2246
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
Real Estate Investment
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019 4 PLEX for sale, West Richmond. Rental income $5000, subdivable, 80x150. Build to suit or sell. $1,720,000. Call 604-720-2977
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,050,000. 604 838-8692
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $30,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
6020-32 TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 PropertyGuys.com id: 77100
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
Borrow Up To $25,000
Houses - Sale
RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
• EFile Income Taxes • Accounting • Business Advisory Johnson Wong, CMA
HAVANESE X Maltese Nov 22, 2012 White & Beige Male Pups. Dewormed. First Shots. Asking $500. 604-582-9911. email: email@example.com TINY YORKIE Poodle X, fem, 4 mths, vet checked. Paper trained. $500. Mother 4 sale. 778-867-8080
3540 ALL SMALL BREED PUPS Local and non-shedding. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
HIMALAYAN Show Cats Quality alter adults M/F $250. Kittens $500.+ wait list MUST have no cats/dogs breed exp 604-939-1231
TRUE PSYCHICS For Answers CALL NOW 24/7 Toll FREE 1-877-342-3032
MAPLE RIDGE Self Board Dry clean HORSE stall on 1.5 acre field, $150/mo. Or/With Bach ste = $700 incls utls. 604-761-6935
Canadian, US & Cross Border Tax Accounting, Bookkeeping & Financial Statements Free initial 1st hr. consultation for new client 604.762.6628 www.altaxaccounting.com
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The Richmond News April 5, 2013 A21
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
1BR BMST ste, new house, ns/ np, avail Apr 15th, $900 incls utils, inste wd, No.5/Cambie, 604-447-1869, 778-858-9761
2 BR grnd lvl @ 4th & Granville, no ldry, ref’s, suits single, ns/np, avail Now, $900 incl heat / hydro, couples rent neg. 604-244-7862 BLUNDEL & #1 Rd, 1 BR large bright grnd flr, 4 appls, fenced yard, small pet neg, n/s, avail May 1st, $875 incl utils. Call 604-275-9111 or 604-314-7838 1 BR ste on main, newer house, own w/d, nr Steveston/#4, amen. avail NOW, 604-551-7007
A22 April 5, 2013 The Richmond News
HOME SERVICES 8015
FRIDGES/STOVES, D/W, Washers Dryers, Plumbing, Garb’s. Reasonable rates 604-916-6542
Lawn & Garden
Semi Retired Gardener, 35 years exp. Garden cleanups, pruning, free est. 604-277-6075
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Scheduled Lawn Cutting & Complete Landscape Maintenance. Fully Insured • Seniors Discount SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
Sister Team office/hse cleaning. We will make your house sparkle. 15 yrs exp. $25/hr. 604 306-5993
* Patios, Pool Decks *Sidewalks, Driveways *Forming *Finishing *Re & Re All Your Concrete Needs 30 yrs. exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured
Electrical The current choice
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stump / rock / cement / oil tank & By hand, Paving, landscaping, dirt removal, paver /stones, stump / rock / cement oil tank & Jackhammer, sewer line dirt removal,Water paver/ stones, / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Jackhammer, Water / sewer line 341-4446 254-6865 / Call sumps. Slingeror avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
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HEDGES TRIMMED Good Prices ★Call 604-274-9656★
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Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate
ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020
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L & L CONCRETE. All types: Stamped, Repairs, Pressure Wash, Seal Larry 778-882-0098
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RJ'S Plumbing & Home Service 5 MINUTE EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM PLUMBING SERVICES AT REASONABLE RATES
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PLUMBING & HEATING
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MASTER BRUSHES PAINTING
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582
$150 Each Room Incls. 2 Coats Top-Quality Paint EXTERIOR PAINT EXPERTS Exc. Workmanship & Repair ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • Texture Ceilings
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ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
★ BATHROOM SPECIALIST★ Tiles, tub, vanity, plumbing, paint framing. From start to finish. Over 20 yrs exp. Peter 604-715-0030 D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832 High United Construction New build, renos, drywall, tile, stucco, plumbing, repairs. Big or small jobs. Randy 604-250-1385 ★Hubby for Hire★ Handyman Services, No Job too Small, Attn to Detail, Ken 604-275-1417 INDOOR RENOS, baths, kitchen, painting, drywall, carpentry, flooring & repairs. Dan 604-761-9717
8250 10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 BRO MARV Plumbing/Electrical, $48 Service Call. 24/7. Plumbing, Heating, & Plugs. 604-582-1598
PRESSURE WASHING Windows/Gutters /Pigeon Control Com/Res Lic/Ins Free Est. Call Dean 604-839-8856
Renovations & Home Improvement
TOTAL HOME A RENOVATIONS Since 1983
FROM DESIGN TO FINISH Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements
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Scrap Car Removal
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $21,100obo. Gord 778-300-2538
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (604) 794-3428.
Scrap Car Removal
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1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 email@example.com
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Sports & Imports
1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle, for restoration or parts, green,$1500 obo, 604-241-2985
LEASE OR BUY PRE-OWNED Vans or Trucks - Huge Selection. Roger Coombes 604-257-3139 firstname.lastname@example.org
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564 2005 BMW X5, 108K kms, fully loaded, dbl sunroof, silver, $19,200. 604-889-5942 after 5pm
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Renovations & Home Improvement
Sports & Imports
2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
The Richmond News April 5. 2013 A23
Its the Final Four... & PRICES ARE BEING OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
4 0 0 VEHICLE
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4X4 2001 ISUZU RODEO $5,980
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2004 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE BLACK ON BLACK, MINT, LOW KM 53113B $9,980
2008 EQUINOX $12,980
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2010 CHEVY TRAVERSE $17,980
2008 DODGE CALIBER $7,980
AUTO, IN GREAT SHAPE, LOCAL 72998A
4 DR, AUTO, LOADED, MINT 73006A
LOADED, 55,000KMS 73056A
2002 MERCEDES BENZ C230 $11,980
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2008 DODGE CARAVAN $11,980
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2010 GMC SIERRA SLE 4X4 $23,980
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LEATHER, PANORAMIC SUNROOF, LOADED 72993A
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2008 TOYOTA YARIS $11,980
2010/2011 CHEVY MALIBU LT $11,980
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7 PASS, LOADED, MINT, 73029A
2007 VW JETTA $7,980
LIKE NEW, LOADED 72877A
2011 TOYOTA SIENNA $23,980
2006 CHEVY W3500 $22,980
2009 CHEVROLET EXPRESS $21,980
DIESEL, 5.2L, 16 FT BOX 73013B
2011 CHEVY 15 PASSENGER NO ACCIDENTS, LOCAL, LOADED 73060A $24,980
LEATHER, FULLY LOAD, 45KMS 72715B
2500 CARGO VAN 57,000KMS 72972A
2010 HUMMER H3 $25,980
2010 DODGE JOURNEY RT $22,980
23,000KMS, AWD, NO ACCIDENTS 72953A
2010 TOYOTA VENZA $29,980
LEATHER, PANORAMIC SUNROOF, AWD, V6, 30,000KM 72944A
4X4 2012 CADILLAC CTS 2010 SIERRA HYBRID CREW CAB SLE 2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE $33,980 LIKE NEW, ONLY 15KMS 72706A $33,980 LOCAL, NO ACCIDENTS 72996A $33,980
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2005 HUMMER H2 SUT $35,980
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4X4 2011 ACURA TL $36,980
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2010 DODGE RAM 3500 SLT $42,980
CUMMINGS DIESEL, 52,000KMS, MINT, LOCAL, MEGA CAB 4WD 72962A
2012 TAHOE LT $44,980
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2010 ESCALADE NAV $51,980
22” WHEELS, LOADED, SUNROOF 73054A
2009 CHEVY SILVERADO CREW CAB ONLY 22,000KMS 73061A
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Not all models exactly as shown. Price does not include reg. fee of $549
A24 April 5, 2013 The Richmond News
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