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Chinese-American hoop star is inspiring locals Jeremy Lin’s unlikely success in Big Apple hasn’t gone unnoticed here by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Jeremy Lin’s quick rise to stardom has taken China by storm—and caught the attention of plenty of basketball fans in Richmond. The ﬁrst U.S.-born NBA player of ethnic-Chinese heritage helped lead the New York Knicks to ﬁve straight victories ahead of last night’s game in Toronto against the Raptors. “I just said Jeremy Lin’s name in practice and they all started smiling. Not just the Asian kids, but all the kids. It’s a story that resonates with kids out here because it makes it more believable that they can play and do big things in the game,” said Pasha Bains, one of the founders of Drive Basketball academy at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Lin, 23, is an unlikely star after going undrafted and, when ﬁnally reaching the big leagues, was dumped by two teams before New York gave him a shot. In his ﬁrst four games with the team, he scored 109 points. Bains, a former Richmond High Colt, said Lin is inspiring young players here, not just for his play, but his attitude. “He plays with a smile on his face. He’s brought the smile back to the game, where you see a lot of posturing and almost bullying attitude showing a lot of times,” said Bains. “For a guy who’s the underdog, he believes in himself.” Larry Weiss of Collectors Den in Lansd-
owne Centre sold his last piece of Jeremy Lin merchandise—a rookie card—last week. Although his cards are popular, Weiss doesn’t stock much in NBA apparel. But no retailers would have been prepared for Lin’s unlikely success. “I just talked to a friend who just got back from New York and he said every printing press that does T-shirts, jerseys or what-have-you is going day and night in New York to get stuff out there,” said Weiss. Reports suggest people in China are hosting viewing parties of Knicks games, while state TV adjusted its schedule to broadcast New York’s win over Minnesota Sunday. In Toronto, which hosted the Knicks last night, the Canadian Chinese Youth Athletics Association was offering discounted tickets to members to “Catch the Linsanity.” Lin’s name is even being talked about in churches, as the basketball star has been open about his faith and his favourite passage in the Bible. Albert Wu, pastor at Revere church in Richmond, said the passage notes there are times when suffering leads to a greater joy or builds character. “I think this is something a professional athlete knows innately. That suffering through practices, and training, and early mornings is the only way they can grow and develop. The same often goes for suffering in life as well. For the Christian this is central to the faith.” Wu said his social media networks have been buzzing about “JLin,” and at least one member of his congregation has already ordered a jersey. Said Wu: “Someone asked me on Sunday if I think it’s going to last. I think I echo the sentiments of many in the congregation when I said, ‘I hope his character lasts.’ His humility, character, faith and passion is deﬁnitely inspiring.”
Dave Saffran/MSG Photos The success of Jeremy Lin, the first U.S.-born NBA player of Chinese heritage, is resonating in Richmond.
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Contest urges weddings to go shark-free Sharks being driven to extinction, ‘Chinese consumer’ among those to blame, says Shark Truth founder by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter A contest aimed at getting shark fin off wedding reception menus launched Valentine’s Day. Shark Truth began accepting applications Feb. 14 from Canadian couples of partial or full Chinese descent who pledge to not serve shark fin soup at their wedding reception. Happy Hearts Love Sharks is an annual contest organized by the three-year-old non-profit group. Applicants will make their pledge online, and public voting—which opens on World Oceans Day June 8—will decide the winner. Shark fin soup is a Chinese delicacy that is commonly served at wedding receptions as a symbol of status and respect. But according to Shark Truth founder Claudia Li, it’s also leading to the “mass decimation” of sharks. In a recent posting on the Shark Truth website, Li said 73 million sharks are poached for their fins each year—a rate that could drive 25 species to extinction this century. “The Chinese consumer is one of the many culprits in this cause, and it is indeed up to us to change some of our customs...” wrote Li.
Anil Sharma photo Dried shark ﬁn for sale.
“Some businesses argue that the shark fin they import is being imported legally and they’re not doing anything wrong. This is exactly the problem: the legislation that exists in fisheries management today to protect sharks is limited in quantity and in power to enforce. “This is why we need to start from the demand-side of the equation.” A six-day cruise to the Galapagos Islands will be awarded to the winning couple in the Happy Hearts Love Sharks contest. The islands are known as one of the top diving and snorkeling destinations in the world, where encounters with hammerhead sharks and whale sharks are common. With 65 couples previously pledging to protect sharks through the contest, that translated to 9,500 bowls of shark ﬁn soup not served at those wedding receptions, according to Shark Truth. For couples to qualify for the contest’s latest edition, the wedding date must be between April 2011 and December 2012. The winner will be announced at the end of July. Couples can apply to the contest at happy heartslovesharks.org.
Shark Truth has launched a contest urging couples to go shark-ﬁn-free at their wedding.
Capacity issues projected at two high schools Sea Island should be considered for closure: Colliers study by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter All is going according to plan in Downtown Richmond, according to the latest Statistics Canada census data released last week. But the future doesn’t look nearly so prosperous for Sea Island elementary, which a new study suggests should be considered for closure. The majority of the growth seen in the city since the 2006 census was focused in a handful of areas, including the city centre, which saw more than a 17.7-per-cent increase to its population. Both West Cambie and South Arm saw more than 11.8-per-cent growth, higher than the 9.2 per cent recorded for the city as a whole. Those numbers are in line with the results of a Colliers International study for the Richmond School District, which indicates serious challenges lie ahead for Richmond High and A.R. MacNeill secondary. By 2025, Richmond High will need space for an additional 907 students, if growth rates follow current projections. The school’s current capacity is 1,200 students. The challenges for MacNeill aren’t as severe, but the No. 4 Road school will need to ﬁnd spaces for 321 additional students over the next 13 years, according to the Colliers study. R.A. McMath will need an additional 191 seats over that same timeframe.
Google Maps photo Only three dozen students are expected at Sea Island elementary by 2025, some 179 below school capacity.
To deal with the projected growth of students living in Downtown Richmond, Colliers International study notes that an emerging trend is building a school at the base of a highrise. The Urban Institute predict’s the city centre population will increase by nearly 54,000 people between 2009 and 2041. In other parts of the community, there are high schools that will be seriously under capacity by 2025. Cambie will have 272 empty classroom spaces, Palmer with 336, McNair with 257 and Steveston-London with 212. At the elementary school level, the biggest challenges will also be at those schools closest to the city core, with Brighouse and Cook
both projected to be around 300 students over capacity. Considerably under capacity by 2025 will be Diefenbaker, Errington, Gilmore, Grauer, Lee and Ferris elementary schools. Only three dozen students are expected at Sea Island elementary by 2025, some 179 below school capacity. According to the Colliers study, Sea Island should be considered for closure, while the sites for the former Kilgour and Rideau elementary and Steveston secondary should remain closed and be considered for disposition. Planning should begin for the relocation of the school district’s works yard on River Road, the study advises.
Man with $51,000 in pockets gets new trial A man originally acquitted after being caught with $51,000 in his pockets prior to an Air Canada ﬂight to London, has been ordered to stand trial again after his acquittal was set aside by the B.C. Supreme Court. Muhammad Iliyas Sajid was pulled aside by a Canada Border Service Agency ofﬁcer who was examining departing passengers for currency prior to a Nov. 19, 2009 Air Canada ﬂight to London. The ofﬁcer stopped Sajid after he had checked in at the gate but before he walked down the ramp to the departing plane. When the ofﬁcer advised Sajid about the obligation to report more than $10,000 in currency, Sajid “immediately acknowledged he had to report and claimed to have $10,000 or $11,000 in his possession,” according to a court ruling. “Seeing indications of discomfort when he questioned Mr. Sajid further, (the ofﬁcer) asked him to remove his coat, and checked the pockets,” the B.C. Supreme Court judgement released late last week. Sajid was found to be carrying $51,380 in Canadian currency. But a Richmond provincial court judge dismissed the case last April. “I could not convict on this evidence. The accused is charged for failing to report. He has not been charged with failing to truthfully answer.” The provincial court judge found the legislation was “fraught with difﬁculties and fraught with dangers,” and noted that while the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act requires self reporting “yet there is not a facility to report in what you would consider to be a reasonable fashion.” But in setting aside the acquittal, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Peter M. Willcock found the trial judge erred in ruling there was insufﬁcient evidence to establish Sajid knowingly failed to report the exportation of currency. —by Martin van den Hemel
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Notice of Public Hearing Monday, February 20, 2012 - 7 p.m. Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall 6911 No. 3 Rd. Richmond BC V6Y 2C1 | Tel: 604-276-4000 Fax: 604-278-5139
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Richmond will hold a Public Hearing as noted above, on the following items: 1.
Ofﬁcial Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 8817 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8818 (RZ 09-466062) Location/s:
6160 London Road & 13100, 13120, 13140, 13160 and 13200 No. 2 Road
Oris Development (Kawaki) Corp.
Purpose of OCP Amendment: To redesignate the southern portion of 6160 London Road to “Public Open Space” and 13100, 13120 and 13140 No. 2 Road to “Mixed Use” in the London/Princess Land Use Map in Schedule 2.4 (Steveston Plan). Purpose of Zoning Amendment: (a) To create the “Commercial/Mixed Use (ZMU20) – London Landing (Steveston)” zone and to rezone a portion of 6160 London Road and 13100, 13120 and 13140 No. 2 Road from “Light Industrial (IL)” to “Commercial/Mixed Use (ZMU20) – London Landing (Steveston)” in order to permit a mixed-use development containing approximately 80 apartment units (including 10 Live/ work units), approximately 1,364 m2 (14,682 ft2) of street oriented commercial space and parking for approximately 201 cars; and (b) To rezone a portion of 6160 London Road and 13160, 13200 No. 2 Road from “Light Industrial (IL)” to “School and Institutional Use (SI)” in order to develop a waterfront public park. City Contact:
Francisco Molina 604-247-4620 Planning and Development Department
the east and No. 4 Road on the west (Section 23-5-6), adopted by Council on September 16, 1991, be amended to permit properties along Bridgeport Road between No. 4 Road and McKessock Avenue to rezone and subdivide in accordance with the provisions of Compact Single Detached (RC2) or Coach Houses (RCH) provided there is lane access.
1 and Schedule 2.10 (City Centre), by relocating future park and road within the block bounded by Sexsmith Road, Sea Island Way, Garden City Road, and Capstan Way, and designating the subject site as “Institution” to facilitate the developer’s voluntary contribution of arts-related affordable housing supportive of City Centre Area Plan “arts district” objectives.
2B. Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8836 (RZ 11-578325) Location/s:
10131 Bridgeport Road
Purpose: To rezone the subject property from “Single Detached (RS1/D)” to “Coach Houses (RCH)”, to permit a subdivision to create two (2) lots with vehicle access to a proposed rear lane extension. City Contact:
Erika Syvokas 604-276-4108 Planning and Development Department BYLAW 8836
Ofﬁcial Community Plan Amendment Bylaws 8837 (Capstan Station) & 8838 (RZ 06-349722) and Zoning Amendment Bylaws 8839 (Capstan Station) & 8840 (RZ 06-349722) Location/s:
8800, 8820, 8840, 8880, 8900, 8920, 8940, and 8960 Patterson Road and 3240, 3260, 3280, 3320, and 3340 Sexsmith Road 0754999 BC Ltd.
Purpose of Zoning Amendments: (a)
Bylaw 8839 (Capstan Station): To amend the Richmond Zoning Bylaw and create the “Residential/Limited Commercial (RCL4 & RCL5)” zone to facilitate the implementation of the proposed City Centre Area Plan density bonus policy for developer funding of the future construction of the Capstan Canada Line station; and
Bylaw 8840: To create a new sitespeciﬁc zone, “High Rise Apartment and Artist Residential Tenancy Studio Units (ZHR10) – Capstan Village (City Centre)”, and rezone the subject site from “Single Detached (RS1/F)” to “High Rise Apartment and Artist Residential Tenancy Studio Units (ZHR10) – Capstan Village (City Centre)”, to permit development of 11,336 m2 (2.8 acre) of park and 97,704 m2 (1,051,712 ft2) of highrise, high-density residential uses containing approximately 1,245 dwellings, of which approximately 61 are affordable (low-end market rental) housing units and an additional 20 are arts-related affordable (low-end market rental) housing units.
Suzanne Carter-Huffman 604-276-4228 Planning and Development Department
Purpose of OCP Designation Amendments: (a)
2A. Proposed Single-Family Lot Size Policy 5448 (Section 23-5-6) Recommendation: That Single-Family Lot Size Policy 5448 for the area bounded by Bridgeport Road on the south, River Drive on the north, Shell Road on
Bylaw 8837 (Capstan Station): To amend OCP, Schedule 2.10 (City Centre), by introducing a density bonus policy applicable to developments that voluntarily contribute funds towards the construction of the future Capstan Canada Line station near No. 3 Road and Capstan Way; and Bylaw 8838: To amend OCP, Schedule
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6911 No. 3 Rd. Richmond BC V6Y 2C1 | Tel: 604-276-4000 Fax: 604-278-5139 Applicant/s:
Notice of Public Hearing continued
Rumi Eruchshaw Mistry
Purpose: To rezone the subject property from “Single Detached (RS1/E)” to “Compact Single Detached (RC2)”, to permit a subdivision to create two (2) lots with vehicle access from the existing rear lane.
Erika Syvokas 604-276-4108 Planning and Development Department BYLAW 8850
3391 and 3411 Sexsmith Road, together with a portion of unopened City lane on the north side of Capstan Way between Sexsmith Road and No. 3 Road
Pinnacle International (Richmond) Plaza Inc.
Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8851 (RZ 11-581922) Location/s:
9271 Francis Road
Purpose of OCP Designation Amendment:
To amend OCP, Schedule 1 and Schedule 2.10 (City Centre), by relocating future park within the block bounded by Capstan Way, No. 3 Road, Sea Island Way, and Sexsmith Road.
Purpose: To rezone the subject property from “Single Detached (RS1/C)” to “Compact Single Detached (RC2)”, to permit subdivision to create two (2) single-family lots with vehicle access from a new rear lane.
Purpose of Zoning Amendment:
City Contact: Erika Syvokas 604-276-4108 Planning and Development Department
To rezone the subject site from “Single Detached (RS1/F)” to “Residential/Limited Commercial (RCL4)”, to permit development of 11,336 m2 (2.8 acre) of park and 17,397.5 m2 (187,271.3 ft2) of high-rise, high-density residential uses containing approximately 200 dwellings, of which approximately 13 are affordable (low-end market rental) housing units. City Contact:
Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8860 Location/s:
City of Richmond
Purpose: To amend Zoning Bylaw 8500 to change the deﬁnition of “farmbased winery” to include directly related winery processing and storage uses and include a general regulation by limiting the ﬂoor area of farm-based wineries to the lesser of either 1000 m2 or a ﬂoor area ratio of 0.05.
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• By Fax or Mail: Staff reports and the proposed bylaws may also be obtained by FAX or by standard mail, by calling 604-276-4007 between the hours of 8:15 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except statutory holidays, commencing February 10, 2012 and ending February 20, 2012. Participating in the Public Hearing process: The Public Hearing is open to all members of the public. If you believe that you are affected by the proposed bylaw, you may make a presentation or submit written comments at the Public Hearing. If you are unable to attend, you may send your written comments to the City Clerk’s Ofﬁce by 4 pm on the date of the Public Hearing as follows:
• By Fax: 604-278-5139, Attention: Director, City Clerk’s Ofﬁce
• On the City Website: Public Hearing Agendas, including staff reports and the proposed bylaws, are available on the City Website at http://www. richmond.ca/cityhall/council/agendas/hearings/2012. htm
• By Standard Mail: 6911 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6Y 2C1, Attention: Director, City Clerk’s Ofﬁce
Suzanne Carter-Huffman 604-276-4228 Planning and Development Department
Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8850 (RZ 11-591646)
• By Phone: If you have questions or concerns, please call the CITY CONTACT shown above.
• By E-mail: using the on-line form at http://www. richmond.ca/cityhall/council/hearings/about.htm
How to obtain further information:
• At City Hall: Copies of the proposed bylaw, supporting staff and Committee reports and other background material, are also available for inspection at the Planning & Development Department at City Hall, between the hours of 8:15 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except statutory holidays, commencing February 10, 2012 and ending February 20, 2012, or upon the conclusion of the hearing.
Ofﬁcial Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 8841 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw 8842 (RZ 10-544729) Location/s:
City Contact: Mark McMullen 604-276-4173 Planning and Development Department
• Public Hearing Rules: For information on public hearing rules and procedures, please consult the City website at http://www.richmond.ca/cityhall/council/ hearings/about.htm or call the City Clerk’s Ofﬁce at 604-276-4007. • All submissions will form part of the record of the hearing. Once the Public Hearing has concluded, no further information or submissions can be considered by Council. It should be noted that the rezoned property may be used for any or all of the uses permitted in the “new” zone. David Weber Director, City Clerk’s Ofﬁce
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Charges recommended against Richmond man accused of rioting by Jeff Nagel Black Press Charges are being urged against another 25 suspected rioters for violent acts during the mayhem downtown that followed the Vancouver Canucksâ€™ defeat in last Juneâ€™s Stanley Cup ďŹ nal. The additional 70 charges recommended by Vancouver Police must still be approved by prosecutors. The VPD have now sought charges against a total of 125 accused rioters and 47 have actually been charged so far. One recommendation was rejected by Crown while the rest are under review.
â€œThese are all serious criminal offences,â€? Insp. Les Yeo said of the latest ďŹ les forwarded to prosecutors. In each case, he said, the suspected rioters either destroyed property, looted businesses, started ďŹ res or assaulted innocent bystanders. â€œThis is not about those who stood around and watched the riot,â€? Yeo said. More than 80 per cent of the suspects for whom charges are recommended are from outside Vancouver. The 25 latest suspects police want charged include an 18-year-
old from Richmond who tried to smash the windows of a police car before helping others to ďŹ‚ip it. A 23-year-old from Surrey is also facing charges in the swarming assault of Robert Mackay, a Vancouver man who was badly beaten after trying to keep looters from entering a store. Three of six suspects who attacked Mackay, who is a sous chef at Tramonto Restaurant at River Rock, have now been identiďŹ ed, Yeo said. Three more people turned themselves in to police after their images were displayed on a revamped VPD riot website (riot2011.vpd.ca) launched last month.
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Albion Fisheries to build ﬁsh processing plant in Richmond No. 6 Road facility will replace fish processing plant in Vancouver by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Albion Fisheries will relocate its Metro Vancouver ﬁsh processing plant to Richmond by January 2013, the ﬁrm’s president said Tuesday. “We are the leading seafood distributor in Western Canada and we’re looking to grow that position and move to a state-of-the-art facility in a ﬁshing community,” said John Milobar at a
Matthew Hoekstra photo Andrew Hungerford, Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Albion president John Milobar, George Hungerford and Michael Hungerford break ground on No. 6 Road Tuesday morning.
groundbreaking ceremony yesterday morning. Hungerford Properties is building a 6 5 , 3 0 0 - s q u a re - f o o t plant for Albion at 1700 No. 6 Rd. Construction is scheduled to be complete by October, and Albion will move its operations and 150 employees
from its longtime home on Great Northern Way in Vancouver. Milobar said the Vancouver facility has reached the end of its life. He noted the new plant will allow Albion to grow its sustainable seafood options. “Most people don’t re-
alize how much farmed seafood is out there, and now we’re looking to add sustainable farmed options out there to our customers,” he said. The Richmond building has been designed to include a modern storm water management system, a thermoplastic roof and permeable paving. Mayor Malcolm Brodie said yesterday Albion and Richmond is an ideal match. “Seafood processing has always been a part of our city as has our ﬁshing industry in general,” he said. “In terms of the economy in Richmond, ﬁshing and ﬁsh processing is really part of our DNA.”
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EDITORIAL: Focus on the real problems of the court system
s a sentencing hearing continues for the first convicted rioter, the B.C. government has backed away from its plan to seek video coverage of prosecutions from last year’s Stanley Cup riot. Vancouver Police and Crown counsel had been under a lot pressure to charge rioters from the June 15 downtown debacle. It took until Oct. 31 before the first charges were recommended. Forty-seven people have so far been charged with riot-related charges and Vancouver Police have requested charges against nearly 80 more. The Liberal government has presided over the closure of court houses and a shortage of judges and sheriffs over the past decade. This has lead to a situation where trials are delayed and some accused crooks have had their cases thrown out of court due to excessive delays. With that background in mind, the public has to be worried whether the justice system can handle all the riot cases. And the provincial government made things worse by wanting to televise riot trials. Opposed by Crown, but insisted upon by the Liberals, the Riot TV push was just a time-wasting
Seung-Chul Baik ﬁle photo Riots broke out in downtown Vancouver following the Stanley Cup ﬁnals last June. to be used and its implica“There was no informaexercise. Who knows. tions for preserving the tion on this hearing as to Since our premier is notothe impact of broadcasting decorum and dignity of the rious for her photo-ops, court.” by webcast in the widest maybe she intended to Video images could be manner possible on trial dress up as Judge Judy? downloaded and then fairness or the effect it Judge Malcolm MacLean, manipulated or altered, may have on witnesses,” who is presiding over MacLean said, and transMacLean stated in his the trial of rioter Ryan mitted anywhere in the decision. Dickinson, shot down world. “There remained many attempts to televise the At least the government outstanding questions sentencing hearing of that got the message. Justice regarding the technology case.
Minister Bond issued a statement announcing that Premier Christy Clark’s intention to seek televised justice for rioters is rescinded because of the prospect of further delays. It’s time the provincial government focussed on eliminating delays in the system rather than contributing to them.
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To address this, the Richmond Food Security Society is hosting an evening talk at Terra Nova Rural Park on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. with local farmer Bill Zylmans on how to access land and develop lease agreements that are fair. The event is free and open to the public. As more people look to food production as a new or second career, many are coming to Richmond from areas like Vancouver or Burnaby where there is little to no farmland available. There seems to be a plethora of land in Richmond either sitting idle
BILL ZYLMANS or underutilized. It would be wonderful to see more of that converted into production.
Spurring on the Society is a waitlist of new farmers from Vancouver who are looking for small plots, from about half anacre to two acres. Many have either been farming at the backyard level or have never farmed before. But before landowners think that this might be a cash cow for them, Bill’s talk might be an eye opener. I often get land owners wanting to lease land to cover their mortgage expenses. What they need to understand is that agricultural leases generally go for no more than $300 per acre per year. If they are charging more,
there needs to be fencing, irrigation water readily available, and possibly a roadside stand. The talk is open to the public and is free of charge but participants do need to register online at leasingland.eventbrite.com. For more information about the talk, interested individuals can refer to the Richmond Food Security Society’s website at www.richmondfoodsecurity.org or call (604) 727 9728. Arzeena Hamir is co-ordinator of the Richmond Food Security Society. Reach her at arzeena email@example.com.
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letters Editor: Global connectivity drives success and airlines drive global connectivity. Aviation contributes $33.3 billion to Canadaâ€™s GDP and supports 401,000 jobs. As Canadaâ€™s second busiest airport, Vancouver International plays a key role in delivering this value, supporting more than 23,000 direct jobs and generating $1.9 billion in GDP. Aircraft canâ€™t fly without fuel, however, and YVRâ€™s sole pipeline is no longer able to meet the airportâ€™s fuel requirements. As a result airlines also have to rely on a lengthy and carbon-intensive second source: tanker truck deliveries from the Cherry Point Refinery in Washington State. This 140-kilometre round-trip journey occurs 33 times each day on average. A disruption to either fuel source will be bad news for the people and businesses that depend on air service at YVR. And itâ€™s only going to get worse. Absent a better solution, it is estimated that within 20
2005. The new fuel delivery project is aligned with this vision. We are confident that the environmental review process will confirm that it is an economical and environmentallysustainable, long-term solution to YVRâ€™s fuel requirements. This in turn will enable aviation to continue to make a vital contribution to the economic success of the region and all Canada. Douglas Lavin Regional Vice-President North America International Air Transport Association
confirmed that VAFFCâ€™s chosen option was the best when environmental, socio-economic, First Nations, operations and economic factors are considered together. The aviation community takes its environmental responsibilities to heart. Ours is the only industrial sector to voluntary adopt a program to address our two-per-cent share of global carbon emissions, including capping net carbon emissions from 2020 and cutting net emissions in half by 2050 compared to
years, 100 tankers will make that trip daily, despite anticipated double-digit improvements in airline fuel efficiency over the period. The Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation, a not-for-profit consortium owned by airlines operating at YVR, is proposing a new aviation fuel delivery system that will be able to meet the airportâ€™s existing and future fuel needs safely and economically and with a smaller environmental footprint than today. VAFFC evaluated 14 different options based on the potential economic, environmental, regulatory and social impacts before developing its proposal that includes an upgraded marine terminal and new fuel receiving facility in Richmond at existing industrial sites along the South Arm of the Fraser River, connected to YVR by a 15 kilometre underground pipeline. VAFFC has demonstrated a willingness to address community concerns, agreeing, for example, to look at Highway 99 as a potential pipeline route at the request of Richmond council. VAFFC also commissioned an independent and transparent comparative analysis of four main potential jet fuel delivery alternatives for YVR. The study
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by Don Fennell Sports Editor As impressive as their offensive numbers are, it’s how few the R.A. McMath Wildcats have allowed the opposition that stands out. Capping the Richmond Secondary Schools’ Athletics Association Grade
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to get better as the season has gone on.” Jessica Jones and Jessica Zawada each drained 10 points to pace the Wildcats’ victory over the Strikers in the Richmond playoff ﬁnal. Claire Siqueira was a standout in a defensive role. But as impressive as that trio was, Kishi says a different combination has stood out each game. The remaining Wildcats are Claire Reynolds, Julia Watson, Jessica Folk, Mikayla Weissler, Justine McCaskill, Montana Leonard, Ellie Reid, Carmen Milne, Denise Su, Kyra Loat, Hannah Partridge, Stephanie Baron, Ali Burns, Kim German, Bonnie Leung, Delaney McBride and Jessica Tarnate. See Page 14
A’s best All-Blacks For the time being at least, the Athletics have gained the upper hand in their long-standing rivalry with the All-Blacks. After controlling much of the play in the opening half, during which they built up a 2-0 lead, the Athletics relied on goalkeeper Rhys Verde Rios to hold the fort as they downed the All-Blacks 3-1 for their ﬁrst Richmond Senior Soccer Association League Cup title Wednesday at King George Park. Daryl Ware-Lane opened the scoring in the 21st minute, slipping the ball into the corner of the All-Blacks’ net. Jeffrey Buchanan added an insurance goal in the 35th minute. Walter McKay sealed the win with a goal in the ﬁnal minute of regulation after Daniel Tait scored for the All-Blacks in the 73rd minute. —by Don Fennell
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Soccer grad inks pro contract Jason James signs with team in Croatia by Don Fennell
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Rai’s return adds even more punch to Sockeyes Rookie earns four assists as Richmond celebrates Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada with 7-1 victory by Don Fennell Sports Editor Had he not missed nearly half the season with a concussion suffered in early December, Justin Rai’s name may well be atop the Paciﬁc International Junior Hockey League scoring list. As it is, the Richmond Sockeyes’ 17-year-old has still amassed some impressive numbers in his rookie campaign: 15 goals and 27 points in 23 games. Rai has only been back with the Sockeyes for two games, but is already padding his point total and that of the team’s. He scored a goal in a 6-2 Richmond win over the Aldergrove Kodiaks last Thursday. Then on Saturday, in a game celebrating Hockey Day
in Canada at the Richmond Olympic Oval, he earned four assists as the Sockeyes routed the North Delta Devils 7-1. “He looks fresh and has ﬁt in well again with the two guys he was playing with before (Kevin Kilistoff and Carter Popoff ),” says coach Judd Lambert. All rookies, Rai, Kilistoff and Popoff are in the top ﬁve in Sockeye scoring. Rai is ﬁfth with 42 points in 23 games, Kilistoff third with 55 points in 40 games, and Popoff second with 57 points in 37 games. Jeremy Hamaguchi leads the Sockeyes in scoring with 61 points in 40 games; third best in the PIJHL behind Delta’s Spencer Traher and Aldergrove’s Thomas Hardy. “They’re talented and they work hard, and those are the
two keys to their consistent play,” says Lambert. “A lot of times you ﬁnd one of those two things. It’s when you put them together that you’re going to be an effective player.” Efﬁciency has been synonymous with the Sockeyes this season. They lead just about every statistical category, including a league-best record of 34-6-0. But as impressive as their numbers is a commitment to continue to improve, notably away from the puck. “It’s easy to get complacent with the defensive numbers (58 goals against in 40 games or an average of 1.45 per game) we’ve been able to achieve,” says Lambert. “But when you break it down there are still areas we need to work on, especially without the puck. I thought we did a better job
Don Fennell photo Justin Rai slips the puck past North Delta’s Nicholas Lee during Paciﬁc International Junior Hockey League play Saturday at the oval.
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Positioning notable on oval ice From Page 14
Lambert says the Sockeyes maintained position, without giving away too much space to North Delta, and seemed more aware in its defensive end than in some previous games. He acknowledged that
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perhaps having to be more disciplined on the larger ice surface helped his team to focus better. The Sockeyes, who played in Delta on Tuesday, host the Grandview Steelers Thursday (face-off is 7:30 p.m. at Minoru Arenas).
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Broadmoor Baptist Church
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ST. EDWARDS ANGLICAN
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Worship Services 9:00am and 11:00am
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Promise Land (Childrenâ€™s Church) Children ages 4-12 Nursery available
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an evangelical congregation
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Richmond Seventh-Day ADVENTIST Church
Sunday, February 19, 2012, 10:00 am Worship Minister: Rev. Stuart W. Appenheimer, B.A., M.Div. Home of Brighouse Nursery Pre-School and Brighouse United Church Daycare
GILMORE PARK UNITED CHURCH 8060 No. 1 Road (corner of No. 1 & Blundell) 604.277.5377 www.gilmoreparkunited.org Rev. Scott Swanson & Rev. Jennifer Goddard-Sheppard
Worship and Childrenâ€™s Program Sundays, 10:30 am
Worship Location and Time: Sat. 9:15 a.m. 8711 Cambie Road, Richmond www.richmondsda.org 778-230-9714
Richmond Christian Fellowship Worship Time 10:30am Location MacNeill High School 6611 No. 4 Rd., Richmond phone 604-270-6594 www.rcfonline.com
Pastor Inpam Moses
Everyone is welcome! Suddenly Separate Men-Only Group Wednesdays @ 7 pm Pre-register by February 10-Space is limited
FILIPINO CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHRIST-CENTERED CHRISTIAN CHURCH
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MORNING SERVICES â€” 9:00AM & 11:00 AM Dr. C.A. Coats â€“ Lead Pastor Evening Service â€“ 6:00pm â€œMultiple Learning Opportunitiesâ€? â€“ Dr. C.A. Coats Elevate (High School/College) â€“ Pastor Joseph Dutko
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INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . . . . 1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . 9-57 TRAVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-76 CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80-98 EMPLOYMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . 203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK . . . . . . . . . . . 453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE . . . . . . 503-587 REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603-696 RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-757 AUTOMOTIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804-862 MARINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903-920
OBITUARIES Lionel (Leo) Hop Dec 5, 1931 Feb 7, 2012
Born in London, England, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2012 in Vancouver, BC at the age of 80. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Yoko, sons George, James, daughter Sharon, three grandchildren, and many family members and friends. A celebration of Leo’s life was held at Holy Cross Anglican Church, 4580 Walden Street, Vancouver on Saturday, February 11th. Special thanks to all the friends who attended.
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PENNY, Pauline Claire (nee Pearson) Born in Spinney Hill, SK to beloved parents Charles and Claire Pearson. Raised in Summerland, BC. Predeceased in 1992 by husband Richard of 41 years, as well as sister Ruth and brother Charles. Survived by sons Bob, John, Bill, David, and daughters Jane and Julia (Dave), as well as beloved grandchildren Bridget, Steven, Adrienne, Taryn, Chiara, Pearson, and Veronica. Private family funeral at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Richmond, with interment at Queen’s Park Cemetery in Calgary.
SMART, Albert Murray 1933 – 2012 Albert was born April 28, 1933 in Owen Sound, Ontario, and passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Ladner, BC. Albert will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughter Margaret (Clay), sons, Ronald (Heather) and Robert (Cheryl), his wife Ina, grandchildren TracyLynn, Amy, Katie, Stacy, Christy, Mac and great-grandchildren, Tyson, Jordan, Ethan, Colton and Sierra. Albert will be sadly missed by his brothers, Ronald, Allen, Sam and sisters Nancy, Mabel and Georgina. Predeceased by his father, Daniel T.F. Smart, mother, Agnes Smart (nee Stevenson), brother, Daniel and sisters, Donna and Margaret. Albert and Ina met and were married in Burnaby, BC and shortly thereafter moved to Owen Sound, Ontario where Albert was proudly serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force, in North Bay, Ontario. They moved back to BC where Albert was employed with Canada Safeway Ltd. from 1965 until his retirement in 1990. He called Steveston home from 1965 until he moved to Ladner in 1994. He was a quiet, kind and gentle man with a sense of humor and a willingness to help. He was proud to have served with the Richmond Lions Club, the Army, Navy & Air Force Club (Steveston Branch) and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61. Albert loved ﬁshing, golﬁng and watching sports along with spending time baking bread and butter tarts and making our family’s favorite potato soup. A Memorial Service will be held at Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Ladner, BC V4K 1W6 on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:30 am with a reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61, 4896 Delta Street, Ladner, BC, V4K 2V2. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 or the charity of your choice, as your expression of sympathy.
Always Remembered, Never Forgotten Love you Dad/Poppa. Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040
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KAPP, JOHN Born August 9, 1924, in Kindersley Saskatchewan, passed away peacefully on December 22 at the age of 87. John was predeceased by his loving wife of 40 years, Alice, in Feb 1991, and is survived by his three children; John (Debbie), Carey (Magda), and Janice (Blair), as well as grandchildren Keenan, Nicole, Kayla, Mark and Chloe. John grew up farming on the Prairies, and moved to the coast when he was 20, where he met the two loves of his life. Alice, his future wife, and fishing. In those early years, Alice managed the growing family and the Steveston home that John built and he headed out on the ‘Galaxie’ to fish the northern waters. He was proud of his profession, his boat and the lifelong friendships that fishing brought him over the course of 65 years on the water. A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 18th from 12 noon - 3 p.m. at the Britannia Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond, BC. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in John’s memory to The Canadian Cancer Society. Untie the bow line, a quick wave to loved ones, pull out of Steveston and head north to the Nass..blue sky, calm waters... safe journey Dad.
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> Richmond Chinese Community Societyâ€™s 13th Annual Community Dinner
Year of the Dragon celebration
Around Town Amanda Oye
Chinese opera performance, lots of prizes, great food and of course line dancing were all on the agenda for the 13th annual community dinner hosted by the Richmond Chinese Community Society at Continental Seafood Restaurant on Feb. 8.
RCCS hosted the event this year to â€œbring all of the community together â€Ś to celebrate the year of the dragon,â€? said Henry Beh, executive director of the RCCS. This year they had businesses, citizens, community groups
from all over Richmond, Vancouver and Burnaby and all three levels of government represented at the dinner. â€œI think this year we sold more tables than last year, we attracted more people. We had more speakers than last year too,â€? Beh said. It is a tradition at the community dinner for some of the guests to give a short speech about their organization, its achievements from the past year and its goals. Another highlight of the evening was the performance by two of RCCSâ€™s Chinese opera students. â€œPeople love it,â€? Beh said. Following the performance and speeches there were door prizes that were handed out and raffle prizes, all of which were donated by businesses and organizations in the community. Amanda Oye covers the social scene. amanda. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anthony Kwong, Diana Sajoo, Dennis Kwan, Peter Ng, Eva Lau, Dinah Yip, Miranda Wong, Harry Kwan, Ken Lai and Leo Siu from Scouts Canada.
Dickson Heng, Patrick Ng, Joanne Wang, John Yap, Clara Chow, Daisy Yeung, James Mok, Alex Wong and Hans Wong from the Vancouver Diamond Lions Club.
Kiki Lin and Charlie Sung.
Henry Beh, the executive director of the RCCS.
King Wan, the president of the Chinese Canadian Military Museum Society
Juliana Leung and Rebeca Avendano from CHIMO.
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