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Berry blast forces farmer’s hand Workers say sunny spring has led to best ever crop of giant strawberries BY ALAN CAMPBELL
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No clownin’ around, Bill Zylmans said the secret to producing great strawberries every year is rotating the land as much as possible and using new plants.
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They’re “big, red, juicy and exciting,” almost two weeks early and they’re the best crop some of his long-serving workers have ever seen. Weeks of sustained spring sunshine has forced the large farmer’s hand of Bill Zylmans into opening up his W&A Farms’ strawberry U-pick at Westminster Highway and No. 8 Road this week. Zylmans was contemplating holding off for another week, but the strength and depth of a bumper crop and burgeoning demand meant he had to open the gates on Monday — at least a week ahead of schedule. “I opened U-pick today, but we’ve been selling to the stores for a week now,” said Zylmans. “I had so many enquiries, people coming in and the phones have been ringing off the hook, so I said, ‘to hell with it, let’s open her Scan page up.’ for video “It’s certainly come earlier than the last few years, that’s for sure. I’ll probably get about an extra two weeks out of this.” Despite this year’s strawberry season arriving a shade early, Zylmans recalls just a few years ago, when it was the norm to open up early in June. “It’s just the last few years that spring has been disappointing and we’ve had to wait,” he added. “We haven’t had really hot weather, it’s been ideal for the strawberries; in the high teens to low 20s is perfect. If it’s too hot, they ripen too quickly without really growing.” Zylmans said his secret, if you can call it that, is to rotate the land being used. “Using new plants as much as possible also helps,” he said. “I know some people use the same plants year after year, but they just don’t produce the same kind of berry as this.” Last year, one of Zylmans’ rivals, Ravinder Gill, of Birak Berry Farms, ceremoniously dumped tons of unwanted local strawberries onto the highway in protest over the crippling low prices being paid by Abbotsford-based processors in favour of the cheaper, Californian import. And, although the processors are paying 50 cents per pound — double that of last year — Zylmans said it’s still not worth it, as it costs him 42 cents per pound to harvest. “Some folks have been flooding the market (with strawberries), but they’re still using old plants and they’re produc-
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LIfe-long farmer Bill Zylmans, of W&A Farms, shows off some of his berries at his U-pick on Westminster Highway and No. 8 Road.
ing these small berries,” said Zylmans. “People want the big berries, the same size as the Californian ones, but with proper colour right through and the taste — the taste is everything. “I’m good with the local market and the U-pick, as I’m giving people quality and they come back for more.” As for the science of the U-pick, Zylmans isn’t too fussy about when he picks them, they’re all great he beamed, unabashed. “Ah, early in the morning, they might not be as flavourful as when the sun gets on them,” he mused. “It doesn’t matter much, they’re way better than those Californian ones with the white insides.”
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Participating parents pull Gingerbread out of fire Participation pre-school wins ‘Outstanding’ award for fighting to stay alive
BY ALAN CAMPBELL
With a little less than two months to find a new roof over their heads or perish, the parents of Gingerbread House were frantically scouring Richmond. Their home for their entire 42-year history, a section of the Richmond Presbyterian Church on No. 2 Road and Granville Avenue, was being lost to them forever, due to renovations. And just when it seemed the parents — who together run the city’s only parent-participation preschool — were clean out of ideas, they discovered some space at McKinney elementary in south Richmond. Within a matter of weeks, the hard-working parent crew had managed to move the entire school to its new base, scrambled to put in place all necessary licenses and permits and lost just one week of school time. Last week, in recognition of their efforts, Gingerbread House was presented with the Outstanding Preschool award from the Council of Parent Scan page Participation Preschools for photos (PPP), which represents 34 such organizations across B.C. “I think (the award) was for surviving the year; it was very special to receive,” said Gingerbread’s teacher, Lisa Anderson. “There was a lot of uncertainty, parents were worried as we weren’t sure where we were going to go. “We tried almost every school in Richmond, churches and commercial sites. But we had to rule the commercial sites out, as we only run in the mornings and it wasn’t financially viable.
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Teacher Lisa Anderson, above, says parents at Gingerbread House are not only encouraged to take part in activities but are duty-bound, as the school belongs to them. “Things were getting quite anxious until we found McKinney.” In a PPP, the parents are not merely welcome to “participate” with the kids, but an elected board of parents make all the decisions on hiring staff and the budget. There are duty days (once or twice a month) when parents come into the classroom and help the teacher with snacks, setting up and cleaning up and playing with the kids. And then there’s the laundry, making stuff and keeping the website updated. There’s also a “parent education” event every month, usually involving a guest speaker.
Anderson has been involved with the 19family strong Gingerbread, either as a parent or a teacher, for more than eight years. “I really liked the idea in the first instance because my three-year-old son wasn’t really speaking and I was able to stay with him, keep an eye on him and see him making connections,” she said. “I made friends as well by participating and I’m still good friends with the people I met seven or eight years ago when I first got involved.” Mom-of-two Alli Ridley, Gingerbread’s fundraising coordinator, has been involved for more than two years with her children,
Violet, 4, and Wade, 3. “I enjoy being able to be part of the parent community and getting children to know each other and other parents,” said Ridley, herself a Grade 2 job share teacher at Anderson elementary. Being involved in the day-to-day running of their children’s preschool instills a sense of ownership and emotional attachment, unlike regular preschools, according to both Anderson and Ridley. “When we had the scare last year of not knowing if it was going to continue, we tapped into that feeling of working together and being part of something,” said Ridley. “We had a great sense of achievement after that and we thoroughly deserved that award.”
Dealing with diabetes; Wellness Day to address disease spike BY PHILIP RAPHAEL
Raymond Wong looked down at the dining table and knew he had a plateful of trouble in front of him. But he kind of knew it was coming, eyeing the large, appetizing portion of rice, savoury duck and other tantalizingly rich foods that graced most of his evening meals. He hadn’t been feeling
quite right — lumbering, and tired — for quite a while and decided it might be a good idea if he got things checked out with his doctor. After all, Wong was co-chair of a group helping organize a special diabetes screening Wellness Day this Saturday (June 15) aimed mostly at those of Chinese ethnicity which has experienced a dramatic increase in the disease. So, why not get himself
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Wong: Exercising at work Continued from page 3 “I used to weigh 170 to 180 pounds,” said Wong. “Now I’m up around 210. And it’s the little things you notice when you gain that weight. I used to wear undershirts and a dress shirt over top. Now, I find that too restricting.” Food choices outside business and home life were also a problem as high calorie meals were the frequent choice at community functions he attended as president of the Vancouver Cambie Lions Club. Now, Wong is trying to turn things around with meals featuring salads and cutting out sugar-laden soft drinks. He is also making time in his work day to include exercising at the gym and is taking after-dinner walks. “It’s all helping,” he said. “There haven’t been any dramatic changes, but I needed to start before my condition got worse and made it even more difficult to get healthier.” Since his diagnosis of diabetes is still recent, Wong’s doctor has held back from prescribing drug treatment, preferring the “self-help” route of exercise and a better diet to see if that has the desired impact. Wong’s situation is one being increasingly played out following the findings of an Ontario health researcher, Dr. Baiju Shah, who co-authored a study suggesting the Chinese-Canadian population be part of the diabetes high risk group that already includes Canadians of South Asian, African or Aboriginal origin. According to the study, the rate of diabetes among Chinese-Canadians in Ontario rose alarmingly from 1.3 cases per 1,000 people to 19.6 from 1996 to 2005. In comparison, those of European descent experienced a rise of 24 per cent — from 7.8 to 10 cases per 1,000 people over the same period.
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Raymond Wong is one of many people of Chinese origin struggling with modern day diets.
Iris Lui, Canadian Diabetes Association’s Chinese community coordinator for B.C., said there are a number of theories for the increase. Some point to a genetic link in the Chinese population and a so-called “thrifty gene” which in times of famine in China made inhabitants readily store fat for periods when food was scarce. Match that with today’s more sedentary lifestyles, and access to an array of food supplies that can often include high-calorie, high-fat content, and the setting is ripe for people to gain weight and heighten the risk of developing diabetes, Lui said. Diabetes Wellness Day runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fraserview MB Church, 11295 Mellis Dr.
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Rookie Wat bags a double BY PHILIP RAPHAEL
Rookie MLA Teresa Wat is planning to tap into her experience in organizing trade missions to Asia and her multilingual talents after being named to Christy Clark’s cabinet last Friday. Wat, who easily won the seat for the B.C. Liberal Party in the Richmond Centre riding on May 14, was made minister responsible for International Trade and Multiculturalism. At the official swearing in at Government House in Victoria Monday, Wat said she became emotional. “I was almost on the verge of tears,” said Wat from Victoria. “As an immigrant, I am really proud to be a Canadian. And that speaks a lot about the opportunity in Canada and British Columbia.” Wat added, her accomplishment is a good example for other immigrants to embrace integration. “I think there’s a great opportunity for them to also contribute to society, even if they are part of the first generation of immigrants,” Wat said.
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New Richmond Centre MLA Teresa Wat has been handed a cabinet role by Premier Christy Clark.
Directly following the ceremony Wat and her fellow, newly minted cabinet ministers held their first meeting. “It’s really a great privilege and an honour. I really didn’t expect such a big portfolio. But I am really excited, and very humbled to have been given this opportunity to work in the Legislature for the people of British Columbia,” Wat said. “This is really fitting with my experience and my passion, as well.” During the Glen Clark-led NDP
government of the 1990s, Wat led a trade delegation for the province to China. And later, when she was working for a multicultural radio station, she organized a second trip. As for what her first moves will be in the new positions, Wat said it is too early to talk about any fine details. “To be honest, I have not even had a chance to talk with my staff,” she said, “and I am looking forward to learning more about the file before I can say anything.” While overseeing two ministries may seem like a large task for a rookie politician, Wat said she plans to also keep her local constituents at the forefront. “Definitely, my priority is still with my constituents,” Wat said. “I have to see how I can share my time between my constituency and portfolio. But of course, I was elected by my constituents and my primary responsibilities lie with them. I will definitely not forget about them.” With much of her ministry staff situated in Vancouver, Wat said that would ease her schedule somewhat by limiting trips to the provincial capital mostly when the house sits.
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Richmond Mounties are on the lookout for man wanted in connection with smuggling marijuana through YVR. Daniel Thomas Dwyer, 49, was arrested on Nov. 8 last year YVR after Richmond RCMP’s Airport Crime Unit found 27 kilograms of marijuana in his luggage. However, Dwyer, of Delta, failed to attend court last week to face a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the
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Officer lied in court: Rioter BY SAM COOPER The Province
Stanley Cup rioter Camille Cacnio testified Monday that a Vancouver police officer lied at her trial and that she received poor medical care when she was arrested for breaching sentencing conditions. Cacnio, 24, a UBC student and Burnett secondary grad, was given a suspended sentence in September 2012 for looting two pairs of pants during the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, and had been ordered to abide by an overnight curfew for the first year of her sentence. Shortly after the riot Cacnio was diagnosed with conditions of depression and anxiety, the court heard. Before Cacnio took the stand Monday, her lawyer, Jason Tarnow, said his client’s “life fell apart the morning after the riot.” “In my head, I have a lot of suicidal thoughts,” Cacnio told Tarnow. “All I can think about is life and death ... a number of times I have hurt myself.” Attempting to explain why she broke her curfew on the night of Jan. 5, 2013, Cacnio said she had a sudden anxiety attack while dining out with her boyfriend that night. Cacnio said she decided it would be best to drive to her cousin’s house in Burnaby to get medication she had left there. When she was pulled over at a Vancouver police roadside check in the 900-block Powell
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Street, she lied several times to an officer about her drinking at dinner, the court heard. She was issued a roadside test and blew .009, well below the legal limit of .08. Const. Barry Selver then ran her name on a police computer and arrested her for the curfew breach. Selver has testified that Cacnio was swearing at her boyfriend from the back seat of Selver’s cruiser. On Monday, Cacnio claimed she was telling her boyfriend to leave his phone on, and that she loved him. “The police officer lied completely during court ... 100 per cent,” Cacnio said Monday. The Crown attempted to discredit Cacnio’s claims that she did not receive proper medical attention in jail, and that she was in grave danger at the time of the probation breach and in following days. Cacnio, who lived in Richmond until recently, was the first female Stanley Cup rioter to be sentenced. She was spared jail time after the sentencing judge felt she had suffered enough at the hands of social media. —With a file from Richmond News
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Forgetfulness feeds war Another D-Day anniversary has come and gone. This one was the 69th, and generally, not too much ado was made of it. The in-between anniversaries get less and less attention. The Second World War is now far enough in the past that serious note is only taken every five years — soon we’ll only bother at 10-year intervals, or not at all. Anybody remember the end date of the Napoleonic Wars? Perhaps a handful of history majors do, but wars tend to lose their lustre after a 100 years or so, after all those who experienced them have passed into faded memories themselves. But that’s precisely why we should remember important dates like June 6, 1944. And we should forestall the growing misconception that that date marks the end of the Second World War. It wasn’t the end at all. Not even close. Indeed, it barely marked the beginning of the end stage of the war. The trek across Europe from the beaches of Normandy claimed tens of thousands of lives over the course of nearly a year, before the European armistices were signed — Italy on April 29, 1945, and the rest of Western Europe on May 7, 1945. Tens of thousands more had yet to die before the curtain was drawn on the Pacific theatre on Sept. 2, 1945. Those are dates that hardly anyone brings immediately to mind. Perhaps they are more mundane than the date that launched the largest-ever sea-borne military assault - an assault that was not anywhere near as successful as we are commonly led to believe through movies and popular history. But even the attention that D-Day commands is dwindling, as forgetfulness seems to grow. along with war. — Langley Advance editorial
Teach drivers to share road Open letter to a motorist, I was returning home on a beautiful sunny day by bicycle after attending the Annual Island City Bike Tour when you almost ran me over in the crosswalk. As you brushed perilously close by me doing a left turn on Westminster and No. 5 Road, you shouted out of your window, “You’re just a bike!” I don’t understand what you mean by that? Did you think my life is worth less than yours because you’re in a car? Do you think my choice to be healthy and environmentally friendly today is a lesser choice than your decision to drive a car? Do you think you can bully me because you’re in a vehicle that weighs 100 times more than mine? I am a motorist, a motorcyclist, a cyclist and a pedestrian. I know how to share the road. Everything I needed to learn was from kindergarten, right? Maybe you can learn to share, too! I am thankful that Richmond has improved many roads for cyclists, and I hope our city will continue to organize bike tours. I also want to thank the friendly and helpful volunteers who offered information and insight to our biking community. I also hope we will have some more community events to help educate our drivers to be more aware of what sharing the road means. Emmy Richmond
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Premier proves adept at cabinet shuffle One of Premier Christy Clark’s frustrations for the past two years has been her struggle to put a new face on her government, to clearly show she was in charge and that there was a clear separation from the Gordon Campbell era. Winning an election outright did just that. And so does the make-up of her post-election cabinet. Clark displayed a deft touch in ensuring old hands remain at the cabinet table, while at the same time bringing in fresh faces that will help change the public image of the government. Rich Coleman, Shirley Bond and Mike de Jong were mainstays of previous B.C. Liberal government cabinets and they will be in Clark’s government as well. But their public profile may be lowered somewhat, allowing other, lesser known names to emerge as the new face of the B.C. Liberals. For example, Bond is moving from the justice portfolio to the jobs ministry. She won’t have the same airtime as jobs minister, even though the portfolio is a key one in government. Instead, the new justice minister — former Vancouver city councillor Suzanne Anton — is the person who is about to become very well known with the public. Anton is an interesting choice as justice minister and attorney-general. As a former Crown counsel, she obviously has a legal background but she did
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not distinguish herself at Vancouver city hall. Nevertheless, she will have ample opportunity to impress (or stumble) in her new high-profile role. Coleman will continue in a senior position, but he no longer has responsibilities for gaming or liquor, which keeps him out of the news. Another new face that will have a high profile is Peter Fassbender, the mayor of Langley and now a Surrey MLA. He was a provocative choice as education minister, and soon he will be squaring off against the B.C. Teachers’ Federation, which is sure to thrust him into the limelight. I’m told Fassbender’s appointment caught the BCTF leadership off guard. He’s no stranger to big responsibilities — he helped negotiate B.C.’s RCMP contract and played a key role in formulating transit policy in Metro Vancouver — and the BCTF will find him no pushover. Another newcomer you’ll be hearing and seeing a lot of is Todd Stone, the Kamloops MLA who is now the transportation minister. It’s a portfolio that’s mostly about good news and big announcements involving lots of money for
various projects, and it usually attracts a fair amount of media coverage. Finally, while not a new face, Terry Lake’s profile is about to grow. He’s the new health minister, which has a whole higher level of challenges, many of which are never far away from the six o’clock news. So Clark has cleverly kept some key veterans at her side, while ensuring newcomers like Anton, Fassbender and Stone take over from Bond and Coleman as the dominant faces of government. Clark can now say the Campbell era is well and truly over, and her own era is just beginning. Furthermore, a looming war with B.C.’s doctors may be averted with the removal of Graham Whitmarsh as deputy health minister and the bringing in of Stephen Brown to replace him. Whitmarsh was on a collision course with the B.C. Medical Association, as he wanted to delve into the explosive area of doctors’ financial compensation. Brown, who had been the deputy minister of in children and families, had been in the health ministry previously and was able to successfully negotiate deals with the BCMA. The highly-regarded Brown will likely defuse what appeared to be growing tensions between the two parties. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC.
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Letters Computer scams not so uncommon The Editor, Recently, I was the victim of a computer scam. Most people feel silly and don’t talk about this, but I want to warn others that unscrupulous people are out there trying to catch seniors because we don’t think quickly enough to get ourselves out of trouble. Answering the telephone at 4 a.m. to be told that my computer was dangerous and could ruin other computers was not a good start to my day. I hung up on the man and tried not to worry. A few hours later, I was waiting for a call to tell me what time to expect a delivery. When the phone rang again, I lifted the receiver without even looking at the caller ID. The caller said he was with Microsoft and as he spoke with an Indian accent, I assumed he was from India, so I believed him, as so many calls for help are sourced to India.
He told me about my dangerous computer and that all of the people on my contact list could have their computers ruined, so I went along with his offer to fix the problem. It did not bother me to find that he had complete charge of my computer without my permission, as he worked for Microsoft. For a few weeks, I had been getting strange messages when I needed help to open files. He even told me off for deleting these, as they were trying to help me and that was wrong of me. He sent all kinds of messages, but they flashed on and off so quickly that I couldn’t read the names correctly. This was confusing and after he finished, it took a little while for me to realize I had been taken in by a scam. My first reaction was not to tell anyone because I had been so stupid. I also knew that I needed help. I phoned a family member who advised me
to contact the bank right away to stop any payment. We phoned the non-emergency number for the police as this was a case of fraud and had to be treated as such. They assured me that I am not stupid or silly and that I would be surprised at the number of people who are caught by one scam or another. These are very clever people who prey on others by outsmarting them. I learned too late that Microsoft never makes a call to individual computer owners. This has led to a nightmare of changing my credit card and all of my bank passwords, as well as changing every password on my computer. Please, fellow seniors, as we are the ones being targeted, if you get a strange message on your computer, delete it right away and don’t feel guilty. If you get a weird phone call, hang up. It’s better than feeling the loss
The Senate, in its current form, has outlived its usefulness. It is a waste of more than $91 million of tax payers’ hard-earned money year after year. Getting rid of the Senate will require a constitutional amendment, which may be almost impossible to achieve. Provinces like Ontario and Quebec, as well as the Maritimes, are unlikely to agree to any measures to get rid of this white elephant.
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Community Energize with Punjabi treat rice or small pieces of stale ! Welcome to the Richmond bread in the machine and News’ new food column. grind to remove any residual On May 25, my Team spices and their oils. Bodin teammate Jennifer One can use store-bought May and I set up our bikes on ghee, but if you have the time, stationary trainers in Olympic making it from scratch will Village and made gluten-free FOOD MATTERS yield the best flavour because bonbons as we pedaled to the butter is cooked slowly on raise money for the Ride to the stove, allowing it ample time to develop a Conquer Cancer. sweet, nutty aroma. When I was first toying with the idea of making food, I tested my bonbons on my Culinary Arts students and the ones who tried Pinni (Yield: about 80 pieces) them were pleasantly surprised by how much Ingredients: they liked the snacks studded with dried 350 ml ghee (1 lb of unsalted butter) fruits and nuts. The cocoa and dark chocolate 1 cup flour (use sorghum flour for a glutenmight have helped a bit. free product) When Gurdev Singh, one of my invaluable 1 Tbsp ground ginger kitchen staff, saw us making the bonbons, 1 cup brown sugar, packed she said they reminded her of a traditional 1 cup flaxseed meal Punjabi sweet called pinni. Pinni are usu2 Tbsp fennel seeds, finely ground ally prepared during winter and are typically 1 tsp green cardamom seeds, finely ground served to a pregnant woman during her last (from about six green cardamom pods, husks trimester and postpartum. If a new mother is removed) breast feeding, pinni gives her energy. 1/2 cup dried shredded coconut I was curious and asked Singh if she 3/4 cup organic raisins would like to make a batch. As she started 2 cups whole raw almonds (or 1 cup of making the ghee (a type of slowly clarified almonds and 1 cup of raw cashews) very butter), several students asked her what she finely ground in a food processor was doing. One student, who said that her 1 cup raw sunflower seeds grandmother makes them at home, happily 1/4 tsp fine sea salt jumped in to help, and before long we had a Directions: tray of pinni to sample and sell. 1. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat ghee After one bite, I was hooked. Pinni have over medium heat until melted. Add flour and a delightfully nutty taste and a light, crumbly cook on medium-low heat, stirring constantly texture slightly reminiscent of browned butter until it becomes fragrant and turns golden. shortbread with nuts. A pregnant colleague at 2. Add ground ginger and cook until fragrant. school tried one and commented, “It was the Add brown sugar and flaxseed meal and cook perfect balance of sweet, savory and spice,” for two minutes, stirring constantly. and it reminded her of an almond Slovak3. Add ground fennel and cardamom; stir style cookie her grandma used to make. well to combine. The spices in my adaptation of Gurdev’s 4. Remove pan from heat and add coconut, recipe are ginger, fennel seed and green raisins, ground almonds, sunflower seeds and cardamom. Ginger is effective for treating salt, again stirring well. Taste and adjust seanausea; furthermore, ginger, fennel seed, sonings to taste. Let mixture cool slightly. and cardamom all aid in digestion. The spice 5. Using a tiny scoop, scoop pinni mixture, amounts are just recommendations. firmly leveling the scoop against the inside I have a small coffee grinder for grinding of pan, dropping mixture into one hand and spices. Just wipe clean after each use, and if shape by tightly pressing the mixture into needed, place a couple of tablespoons of raw see Ghee page 11
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Brina’s Army marches for Relay for Life BY ALAN CAMPBELL
Sabrina Schmidt marches to the beat of her own drum. That’s why 43-year-old Schmidt refuses to dance to cancer’s deadly tune and has hired her own small, but merry, band to battle for 12 hours in the name of survivors and loved ones lost to the disease. Schmidt and 10 family members and close friends will form ranks as “Brina’s Army” and will pound the track at the Olympic oval as part of this weekend’s Relay For Life. Since November 2010, Schmidt has been fighting stage 4 breast cancer — which means the disease has spread to several other parts of her body. For her though, the 12-hour fundraising Scan page to relay is not just a way of raising much-needdonate ed cancer research cash. It’s an opportunity for her to show she’s PHOTO SUBMITTED still very much in the race for life and the Sabrina Schmidt has stage 4 breast disease is far from winning the war on her cancer and will have an army of supportbody. ers running the Relay for Life at the oval “I won’t be running, but I’ll definitely be next week. Although she won’t be running, there supporting my team and walking as she’ll be walking as much as she can. much as I can,” said Schmidt, who was raised in Richmond and attended Cambie secondary hold, entered her team to bring more attention and Richmond high. and awareness to the struggles friends and “I want to be there to drive the team families of cancer patients go through. through. Cancer doesn’t sleep, so I don’t see “No one understands what a cancer patient why I should. goes through, but it’s tough for people around “And if it comes to it, I’ll have my matthem also,” said Schmidt, who will also be a tress in my SUV!” guest speaker at the relay. Schmidt, who is on chemotherapy and “At the beginning, it was pretty dark for receives abdominal injecme for a short period. tions every four weeks, says “But you just have to her “army” is all “pretty ask yourself, ‘Are you motivated,” but is struggling going to accept this? Or, to raise money right now. are you going to fight it?’” “There’s not many If you’d like to join people understanding what’s in the fight with Brina’s going on here, so we set Army on Saturday, June 15 ourselves a low target of from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. then — Sabrina Schmidt email RichmondRelay@ $1,000,” she said, acknowledging there are many bc.cancer.ca. charities out there trying to The regular registration wrest money from people’s pockets. fee is $20 and is $15 for those 18 and under. “We’ve passed our target, we’re at $1,500, If you’d like to donate to Brina’s Army, but we’d love to get to $4,000.” go to www.relaybc.ca/richmond2013 and go Schmidt, whose life traveling the world as to the “donate to a team” tab and look for a group sales manager for a travel firm is on “Brina’s Army.”
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Richmond rower in the fast lane for success
It has taken just two years for McMath student Hillary Schaap to establish herself among the best juniors in the province BY M ARK B OOTH
Hilary Schaap is hoping her “worker’s tan” won’t be obvious in her strapless dress for McMath secondary school’s graduation dinner and dance on Saturday night. Such is one of the worries when you happen to be one of the top up-and-coming rowers in the province. If being student council president and preparing for final exams wasn’t enough on Schaap’s plate, she somehow found the time to compete at last week’s Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Championships in St. Catherines, ON. Schaap continued her outstanding season by placing third in the junior women’s singles event. She also attended a three-day national junior team selection camp — an invitation she had earned based on her previous results including trials held in B.C. this spring. Her transition into an elite junior rower is an impressive one. She didn’t take up the sport until two summers ago. “What Hilary has accomplished is not typical,” explained Garret Bouhuyzen-Wegner, head coach of the Delta Deas Rowing Club (DDRC). Once every two or
three years we are maybe sending one or two of our rowers to nationals. She was an exceptional athlete before she came to us. A lot of kids who are successful have that already.” Schaap excelled in other sports when she decided to give rowing a try and signed-up for DDRC’s learn-to-row program. Soon after, she was on a plane to England to watch her brother Colin compete for Canada at the 2011 World Junior Championships. He is now part of the powerhouse program at Northeastern University in Boston where he was a member of the Open Four crew that recently placed second at Nationals. “Watching him (compete at Junior Worlds) just inspired me,” said Schaap prior to one of her five-times-a-week training sessions on the Deas Slough. “I’m so proud of everything he has done. When I got back home, I really got into it. “What I like about rowing is it’s a team sport but, at the same time, you get as much out of it as you put into it. I was excited just to get an invite to the national junior camp. We’ll see what happens (with selections) but realistically my goal is competing for B.C. at the Canada Summer
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Hilary Schaap took time out from her busy Grade 12 year at McMath secondary to win bronze at last week’s Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Championships in St. Catherines, ON. (Bottom left) Schaap receives some on course advice from her coach Garret Bouhuyzen-Wegner. Games.” What wasn’t in Schaap’s favour at the junior camp is her size. She is technically a lightweight rower and there is no classification for team selection. But that didn’t stop her from dominating her race at last month’s prestigious Brentwood Regatta, then repeating the performance a week later at DDRC’s own scholastic event. “The biggest thing Hilary has going for her is her drive,” added Bouhuyzen-Wenger. “She is fiercely competitive and driven to be ahead of everyone. It’s evident she has always been a competitive athlete.”
Western University has taken notice. The London, ON school has one of the top rowing programs in the country and that’s where Schaap will be continuing her education this fall — studying Business Management and Organizational Studies. The Mustangs train on Fanshawe Lake which also happens to home of the national women’s team program. If her plans go accordingly, Schaap will report for training camp soon after representing B.C. at the Summer Games in Quebec. “I got to tour their boathouse last summer and to be where the national team trains is pretty exciting,” she said.”
Bantam Chuckers ace tosses no hitter and strikes out 16
Tyler Hoefer was near perfection for the Richmond Bantam AAA Chuckers. Making his first start in nearly a month, the ace right-hander pitched a no-hitter over six innings as the Chuckers rolled to a 100 victory over North Island on Saturday at Blundell Field. Hoefer issued just a single walk and struck out 16 as Richmond broke up a tight game with three runs in the fourth inning and five more in the sixth. He lowered his ERA to 0.67 with 75 strikeouts in 31 innings pitched.
Isaiah Hayes and Mitchell Rennie paced the attack with three RBIs each. Spencer Rankin added a pair of hits and three stolen bases. The Chuckers capped a successful weekend homestand by sweeping a pair from Nanaimo on Sunday — 17-7 and 19-10. Hoefer led the way in the opener, this time at the plate with six RBIs and a long
two-run homer. Logan Newman added a double and three RBIs to go with his three hits. Noah Or and Isaiah Hayes also enjoyed three hit outings. Nathan Nerona got the win on the mound. The nightcap saw the hosts pound out 20 hits, scoring seven times in the second and four more in
the third to overcome an early 5-2 deficit. Newman capped his productive day with three more hits and three runs. Ryder Mavis added three runs on two hits while Marc Ashford and Rennie had a couple of hits and two runs each. The Chuckers now stand at at 17-5 in the B.C. Minor Bantam AAA Baseball League, leaving them just a few percentage points back of front-running Vancouver. Richmond will have a stern test tonight in Cloverdale against the 17-6 Spurs.
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Richmond Bantam A2 Roadrunners celebrate their first place finish at the Joe Reddmann Tournament in Kelowna.
Bantam Roadrunners avenge loss to capture Kelowna tournament Richmond Roadrunners Bantam A2 lacrosse team turned in an impressive performance in Kelowna to capture the Joe Reddmann Bantam Tournament. The Roadrunners opened their schedule against the host team and came through with a 9-5 win. The next morning against Penticton, the boys got off to a slow start before firing on all cylinders in a 9-4 triumph. Richmond then dropped an 11-4 decision to the Coquitlam Adanacs but still finished first in its pool — setting the stage for a rematch against the Adanacs. The team dug deep and came to play, grinding out a 3-2 victory to earn a spot
in the championship game against North Okanagan. The Roadrunners dominated from start to finish — rolling to an impressive 16-5 victory. The team was led offensively by Ryan Jensen, Joshua Bourne, and Taylor Dudlets. The defensive effort was keyed by the play of Jordan Roberts, Mitch Lavoie, and Kyle Ahlfield. Also enjoying a strong tournament were Brock Jung, Jacob Lorenz, Connor Sexsmith, Justin Preston, Hunter Van Hest, Ben Dickinson, Forrest Wheeler, Conor Dimmick and Quin Griffith. Goaltenders Sam Lowen and Diesel De Guzman were solid between the pipes.
5-1. Joshua McLaughlin paced the attack with three goals. Jonathan Carey scored twice, while singles went to Braeden Jensen, Nick Jensen and Pearson Willis. Tyler Vogrig chipped in with three assists while defensive standout Brad Hoffman added a pair. Boxla Bits... It was a productive week for Roadrunners goaltender Ryland Hood who backstopped the Delta Islanders to a pair of wins in the B.C. Junior “A” Lacrosse League including a 43-save performance in an 8-6 win over the Langley Thunder. Hood then turned aside 40 shots in Saturday’s 14-8 triumph against the Victoria Shamrocks. Hoffman was also called up for the Victoria game and was Delta’s top face-off man.
The Richmond Roadrunners are hoping to be back on top of the B.C. Intermediate “A” Lacrosse League standings after a pair of upcoming weekend games against Vancouver Island opponents. The Roadrunners (7-1) are back in action Saturday when they travel to Nanaimo to take on the the 1-8 Timbermen. The boys then return home Sunday afternoon (2 p.m.) for a huge encounter with the first place (8-1) Victoria Shamrocks. It will be the first of two meetings between the teams this season, with the return match slated for June 29 at Bear Mountain Arena. Richmond tuned up for the showdown with a hard-fought 8-5 home floor win over the Coquitlam Adanacs last week. The difference was a big second period for the hosts which saw them outscore the Adanacs
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Out of the five projects representing the Richmond-Delta region, three Richmond youth will take part in the 2013 BC Provincial Heritage Fair in Victoria from July 4 to 8. Grade 5 Richmond Christian School student Tristen Wong (left), Jolie Leung, in Grade 7 at Choice School, and Jonathan Bridson, McNeely elementary, Grade 7, were selected for their thoughtful consideration of historical significance, creativity and extensive research. The fair brings together 70 students representing 12 regions of B.C. The students will visit a number of historic and cultural sites.
From left, Jennifer May, Charmaine Lepp and News food columnist Dora Ho (left) fundraised for the Ride to Conquer Cancer at Olympic Village plaza. May and Ho will be participating in the ride this weekend and decided to fundraise by making gluten-free bonbons while riding on stationary bikes. They spun for three hours and managed to raise $600 (the bonbons were sold by donation). Above, Ho also took part in the inaugural Bodin Ride in honour of Lorne Bodin, McNair’s vice principal who died of stomach cancer in 2011. About 120 people attended the ride and more than $1,500 was raised for the Lorne Bodin Scholarship Fund.
Phoenix Perennials was the winner of the Growing Gardeners category at the Chrysler Garden Centre of the Year Awards thanks to their efforts in 2012. The awards are part of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association’s National Awards of Excellence program. Phoenix Perennials creates dynamic workshops, including ones on cocktail gardening and Harry Potter Gardens for Kids.
Richmond Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Craig Jones (left), Gloria Lo, director with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Barry Grabowski, chair of the chamber and Peter Kwok, deputy director with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office at the “Hong Kong — your first stop in Asia” panel. The panel talked about the benefits of doing business with Hong Kong. Richmond city councillor Chak Au and Price Waterhouse Cooper partner Barry McDonald also spoke.
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A28 June 12, 2013 The Richmond News
WEEKLY SPECIALS JUNE 12-16, 2013
Ilocos UC Longanisa-Regular/ Hot 375g
Fresh Pork Loin Chops
Fita Crackers 600g
Fresh Green Bean 新鮮四季豆
Polly Ann Ice Cream Bars Assorted Flavors
iMei Green Onion Pancake 525g
Frozen Yellow Pompano
義美T油餅 2 FOR
Marca Pina Soy Sauce 1L & Vinegar 1L
Light Fowl Chicken
Fresh Local Yu Choy Sum
Barrio Fiesta Fish Sauce 750ml
Locally Grown Spinach
Fresh Local Bok Choy Miu
Fresh Beef Shank (Bone In)
$), 6&*521- .%
Fresh Grade A Beef Sirloin Tip
Hon’s Plain Rice Roll 650g
J&J Mang Juan (Sili/Paombong) 90g 珍珍香爆豬皮-辣味/香醋味
Wingtat Quail Eggs 24s
Pinoy Delight Cheesy Dog
Philippines Golden Steamed Sunrise Traditional Fresh Tofu Banana (Saba) 454g 700g
99 lb ¢
Large Seedless Watermelon
Watson Frozen Mixed Vegetable 300g
59 lb ¢
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Published on Jul 5, 2013