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Civic grants will bring ‘stability’ to arts groups, says advocate City money helps fill the void left by provincial cuts by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Arts and culture groups netted $82,300 from the city Monday, after civic politicians approved the first set of grants dedicated to the arts. Taxpayers will help fund operations or specific projects of 20 arts groups this year under the new grant program, which makes $100,000 available to arts groups each year. Local arts advocate Willa Walsh told council Monday that a separate grant category for the arts was needed. “It’s going to make a huge difference. It’s going to bring a lot of “Arts are the soul of stability to arts and culture in Richour community and mond,” she said. Walsh said lots of arts activity we must continue to is happening in Richmond, noting support them.” a recent Mozart-themed concert - Bill McNulty from the Richmond Orchestra and Chorus sold out, and a Cinevolution Media Arts Society screening of Lost Years drew 130 people to a screening in which hopeful organizers set up just 100 chairs. Coun. Bill McNulty said following cuts in provincial grants in 2008, arts groups “took it on the head more than anybody else.” “Arts are the soul of our community and we must continue to support them. At the same time we need to press other levels of government to do similar,” he said. Among the recipients is Cinevolution, which will net $10,000 to assist with its annual international film festival Your Kontinent. Other grants: $9,000 for Richmond Orchestra and Chorus Association; $9,000 for Richmond Youth Choral Society; $8,500 for Richmond Music School Society; and $5,000 for the Community Arts Council. Council adopted changes to its grants program last summer, creating a dedicated $100,000 annual fund for arts and culture groups. Cash leftover from this year’s fund will go to arts programs throughout the year.
Boaz Joseph photo Members of the Vancouver Academy of Dance from Richmond perform ‘Dunhang Fairies’ in the Group Traditional (1012) category on the opening day of the Surrey Festival of Dance.
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Richmond Mountie knew statements would ‘skew’ investigation, judge rules Monty Robinson found guilty of obstructing justice by Christine Lyon Black Press Richmond RCMP Cpl. Benjamin “Monty” Robinson knew drinking vodka after the Tsawwassen collision that claimed the life of a young motorcyclist would mislead police, a judge ruled last week. In her reasons for judgement, Justice Janice Dillon said Robinson’s decision to drink alcohol following the 2008 crash that killed 21-year-old Orion Hutchinson “was not a simple error of judgement, mistake or inadvertence.” “Robinson’s act of drinking vodka was, I conclude, wilfully designed to set up the defence that he had learned during his police training,” Dillon said in New Westminster Supreme Court on March 23. Robinson was found guilty of obstruction of justice. Robinson was off duty when his Jeep collided with Hutchinson’s motorcycle at the intersection of 6th Ave. and Gilchrist Dr. shortly after 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2008. Following the accident, Robinson gave his driver’s licence to a bystander and left the scene to walk his two children home. Dillon said Robinson performed his “bare legal duty” by leaving his licence. “His explanation of prioritization of his children is an inexplicable perversion in the circumstances,” she added. Upon his return to the accident scene, Robinson told Delta Police Const. Sarah Swallow he had downed two shots of vodka at home nearby to calm his
Evan Seal ﬁle photo RCMP Corporal Benjamin “Monty” Robinson has been found guilty of obstructing justice in connection with a road accident that claimed the life of a young Tsawwassen motorcyclist.
nerves. He told Swallow that, at a Halloween party earlier in the evening, he had consumed “a couple beers” at 5:30 p.m. During his trial, Robinson admitted to consuming ﬁve beers between about 5:30 to 9:40 p.m. “Robinson was aware that he had consumed ﬁve beers and knew that his response to Swallow was untrue,” Dillon stated. Delta Police administered two breathalyzer tests, the lowest reading coming out at 0.10 mgs of alcohol. Robinson was not charged with impaired driving, but with attempt to obstruct justice. The
Crown decided not to lay any drivingrelated charges, concluding the available evidence did not establish proof beyond a reasonable doubt Robinson had a blood alcohol level over the legal limit at the time of the collision. In her ruling, Dillon noted that as a veteran RCMP ofﬁcer, Robinson commonly investigated drinking and driving offences and was familiar with the protocol of questions and observations to be made in these circumstances. During his career, he took many training courses, including how to administer a blood-alcohol screening test.
City shelves ﬁlm bylaw ‘Unintended consequences’ prompts council to remove item from agenda by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter City council has shelved a proposed bylaw requiring commercial camera operators to seek permission from city hall before ﬁlming on private or public property. On Monday city council was set to approve the bylaw, dubbed “problematic” by the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. But at its 7 p.m. meeting, council removed the bylaw from the agenda. “It was brought to our attention that there was some unintended conse-
quences of the bylaw,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie. After The Richmond Review contacted the B.C. Civil Liberties Association last week, the watchdog group sent a letter to the city outlining its concerns. Policy director Micheal Vonn was expecting to discuss the matter with city officials this week. The bylaw would require commercial camera operators to pay the city $200 for a permit before filming anywhere in Richmond, including private residences. The bylaw makes no exemptions for those turning marginal profits, such as bloggers or YouTube video creators. Even videographers or photographers ﬁlming on public property for personal use—streets, soccer ﬁelds, community centres—would be required to get a permit to do so, at a cost of $50. Brodie said once the bylaw is reviewed, it will come back to council for approval “in due course.” Last week city council endorsed the bylaw at a committee meeting in a 7-0 vote.
The guilty verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion from Hutchinson’s family. “This doesn’t bring my son back, but there is deﬁnitely a sense of satisfaction just hearing that very strongly worded word ‘guilty,’” Orion’s mother Judith told media after the verdict was handed down. “If he had walked away and the verdict had been not guilty, in terms of just emotional survival, I don’t know if I could keep going,” she added. Judith would not comment on her hopes for the sentencing, but said she
would like to see Robinson stripped of his RCMP badge. “The RCMP should immediately suspend him without pay and then terminate him, and do an internal investigation of their own—which should have been done two years ago.” At a March 23 press conference, RCMP Assistant Commissioner Norm Lipinski said the commanding ofﬁcer for the RCMP is seeking Robinson’s dismissal, but added Robinson is entitled to due process. Lipinski also said in light of the judge’s decision, the Mounties will be launching an obstruction of justice investigation. A code of conduct investigation is already underway, and Robinson still faces RCMP internal allegations of disgraceful conduct for operating a motor vehicle while impaired, failing to remain at the scene, and failing to render assistance. Crown prosecutor Kris Pechet said he is hopeful the conviction gives some comfort to the Hutchinson family. He would not comment on sentencing. “The Crown position on sentence is not yet formulated,” he said. Pechet added there is a potential for jail time, and the maximum penalty the law allows for an obstruction of justice conviction is 10 years. But he will have to review the judge’s decision before taking a position. “The factors will include, of course, the fact that he is a police ofﬁcer and in some respects in a position of trust,” Pechet said. A sentencing date will be scheduled on April 4. Robinson was among the four Richmond RCMP ofﬁcers involved in the tasering death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver International Airport in 2007. He and three other ofﬁcers are facing perjury charges in relation to the incident.
Steveston steps up with $15,000 Second fundraising walk, for children rebuilding their lives in Japan, a success by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter A charity walk in Steveston Sunday raised $15,007 for Japanese children who are putting their lives back together following a devastating tsunami one year ago. “I was very pleased with the number of people who came and also very pleased with the amount of moneys that were generously donated, in that we are over a year away from the disaster,” said Bill McNulty, a Richmond city councillor and member of the lead organizing group, the Steveston Rotary Club. One-kilometre fundraising walks took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. McNulty estimated 1,000 people participated, some simply dropping off donations without embarking on a walk.
Janice Froese photo Steveston volunteer Jim Kojima, Steveston Rotary Club president Lee Bennett and Rotarian and city councillor Bill McNulty at Sunday’s walk for Onagawa, Japan.
“I think it’s a reminder that people still care,” said McNulty. All donations will go to supporting children in need in the small village of Onagawa, near Sendai, Japan, which was rocked by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. A similar walk last year raised more than $100,000.
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Yap back in cabinet; Howard named parliamentary secretary by Bhreandain Clugston and Martin van den Hemel Richmond Review Two Richmond MLAs now have bigger roles in government. Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap was appointed minister of state for multiculturalism by Premier Christy Clark on Saturday. “I’m truly humbled and honoured to be the minister of state for multiculturalism,” Yap told The Richmond Review Monday. Yap replaces Burnaby-Lougheed MLA Harry Bloy, who resigned March 16 after he admitted to leaking an e-mail from a Province reporter to Eminata Group, which runs for-profit post-secondary schools and was the subject of the e-mail. Yap said the transition to his new role will be eased by the fact that for the last year he’s been chair of the Immigration Task Force, a committee examining the current system of economic immigration to Canada. “I’m delighted at this change.” Considering B.C.’s and Richmond’s strong economic ties to Asia, Yap said friendships and partnerships with that part of the globe will be “so vital for British Columbia, and certainly our community.” Yap said the recovery of the world’s economy is “very tentative and could be fragile,” but expressed some optimism, pointing to the U.S. which has evidenced signs of a true recovery. “But we’ve got a long way to go,” Yap said, adding that there’s still uncertainty in Europe, with countries like Spain, Portugal, Italy and France experiencing tough times and high public debts.
Another Richmond resident faces charges from Stanley Cup riot Eleven more charges were approved against five suspected rioters last week, including a Richmond teen. Johnathan Wong, 18, is facing charges of participating in a riot and breaking and entering. The latest charges brings to 432 the number of criminal charges the Integrated Riot Investigation Team has recommended against 150 suspected rioters.
75 suspected rioters have been charged to date with 197 criminal charges. The charges stem from the Stanley Cup riots in Downtown Vancouver last June 15, where thousands rioted following the Vancouver Canucks playoff loss. Other Richmond residents charged are Jamil Sunderji, Sophie LaBoissonniere, Camille Cacnio, Roneil Kumar and a 17-year-old.
City Board Construction advisory B.C. Government photo John Yap (right) is sworn in as minister of state for multiculturalism by Lieut-Gov. Steven Point.
He said the path chosen by the Liberal government, under Clark, with a focus on getting value for public services and keeping taxes competitive, is the right one. B.C. is well positioned to beneﬁt from its links with Asia, which Yap thinks will continue to provide strength as the world continues to recover. B.C. must draw strength from its immigrant communities, which have forged links with Asia, he said. In speaking to residents all across the province, Yap said there’s strong support for improvements to the immigration processes, and more economic immigration. And for immigrants who first settle in B.C., ensuring there are systems and programs in place to help them integrate and contribute to their communities is vital, he said he’s been told. First elected in 2005 and reelected in 2009, Yap was appointed minister of state for climate action
by then-premier Gordon Campbell in 2009. He was shufﬂed from cabinet once Clark became premier in 2011 and was named parliamentary secretary for clean technology. Richmond Centre MLA Rob Howard was named parliamentary secretary to the minister of transportation with a speciﬁc focus on air services agreements. Howard, a former Richmond city councillor who is in his ﬁrst term as MLA, currently chairs the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services and is the provincial lead for the Air Access Initiative to encourage open skies. Clark also appointed VancouverLangara MLA Dr. Moira Stilwell as parliamentary secretary to the minister of health with a speciﬁc focus on health care innovation. Stilwell served as minister of advanced education and labour market development and minister of regional economic and skills development under Campbell.
March 26 – June 30, 2012 The City of Richmond has contracted Targa Contracting Ltd. to perform watermain construction at the following location in Richmond: • Williams Road from No. 3 Road to No. 4 Road Hours of work are scheduled from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Traffic on the affected road will be reduced to a single lane at times. Delays may occur. The use of an alternative route is strongly encouraged. This work is weather dependent and dates are subject to change without notice. Questions may be directed to Roger Keating, Acting Project Manager, at 604-247-4927, or visit the City’s Construction Projects webpage at www.richmond.ca (City Services > Roads, Dykes, Water & Sewers > Construction Projects > 2012 Construction Projects). City of Richmond | 6911 No. 3 Rd. Richmond BC V6Y 2C1 | Tel: 604-276-4000
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Longtime Richmond resident Alessa Garcia, who grew up in Richmond but now resides in Surrey, was among 11 women to make the initial cut following last Fridayâ€™s Lingerie Football League tryout at Sportstown. Nearly two dozen women tried out for a spot on the B.C. Angelsâ€”which will be playing out of Abbotsfordâ€”and many quickly demonstrated that they were more than just a pretty face. Coquitlamâ€™s Mary Anne Hanson distinguished herself with her strong and accurate throwing arm, Vancouverâ€™s Stephanie Manou showed off her overall athleticism thanks to her experience as a rugby player, and both Port Moodyâ€™s Jeanette Jackson and Surreyâ€™s Emilija Martic were among the strongest competitors who werenâ€™t afraid to get physical. Garcia, who has been playing football recreationally for many years, has a versatile repertoire, capable as a quarterback, wide receiver, and defensive back. League founder and commissioner Mitchell
Martin van den Hemel photos From left, Coquitlamâ€™s Mary Anne Hanson, North Vancouverâ€™s Kate Marshall, Vancouverâ€™s Ashley Petrie, Vancouverâ€™s Stephanie Manou, Coquitlamâ€™s Sara Leibl, Surreyâ€™s Alessa Garciaâ€”who grew up in Richmondâ€”and Surreyâ€™s Emilija Martic were invited to a mini-camp.
Mortaza tweeted following the tryout: â€œThis was the greatest group of athletic women to ever compete at an LFL tryout, ever.â€? Mortaza said those who made the cut on Friday are invited to a minicamp to try out for one of the ďŹ nal 20 roster positions. The B.C. Angels will make their debut on Saturday, Aug. 25 against the Regina Rage. While the athletes wonâ€™t be paid, Mortaza hyped up how theyâ€™ll instead receive plenty of proďŹ le and media attention. Also among the 11 who made Fridayâ€™s cut were: Vancouverâ€™s Sara Lia Lam, Coquitlamâ€™s Stephanie
Fitzgerald and Vancouverâ€™s Megan Stewart. Fridayâ€™s two-hour tryout saw the LFL hopefuls demonstrate their offensive and defensive skills. They were run through a series of drills, from one-on-one tackling to throwing and catching, running pass routes, and trying to sack the quarterback. The exhausting tryout left many of the women with souvenirs in the form of scrapes and bruises. And plenty of smiles. Following the tryout, as Mortaza met with his staff to determine the ďŹ nalists, many of the participants said they had fun, and enjoyed the camaraderie
and workout. The LFLâ€™s ďŹ rst Canadian team, in Toronto, formed last year and after one game became the centre of controversy. Players voiced concerns regarding safety, including inadequate equipment, ill-fitting shoulder pads and the use of hockey rather than football helmets. Players also complained about the coaching. They appealed to the coaches and the league to improve playing conditions, but claim nothing was done. In the end, four players were released from the squad and another 16 resigned.
LIGHTS OUT RICHMOND! Saturday, March 31, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Please join people worldwide to support energy conservation awareness and take action against climate change by turning off the lights, and all other unnecessary equipment, for Earth Hour. Everyone is encouraged to participate. For more information and to pledge your support, please visit wwf.ca/earthhour.
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MP James Moore to visit chamber as Minister of Canadian Heritage and Ofﬁcial Languages. Moore also carries the title of Senior Regional Minister for B.C. Registration for the March 30 breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and Moore’s address is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. The event will be held in the Elmbridge Room of the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Hwy. Register at richmondchamber.ca or call 604-278-2822.
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A ﬁlm that quickly became one of the most talked-about short ﬁlms around the world will be screened Friday in Richmond. Kony 2012 is a ﬁlm and campaign that seeks to have Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony arrested and tried for crimes against humanity. Since its March 5 release on YouTube, the ﬁlm has been viewed 85.5 million times. The campaign was created by the nonproﬁt organization Invisible Children. It has been well received by millions, but has been criticized by Ugandans and some other activist groups. A discussion will follow the screening, which takes place March 30 at 7 p.m. in the media lab of Richmond Cultural Centre. Cinevolution Media Arts is presenting the event, which it dubs “Kony 2012: Activism or Slacktivism.” Admission is free; all are welcome.
One of the most prominent western MPs in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government will host a Richmond Chamber of Commerce post-budget address Friday morning. James Moore, MP for Port MoodyWestwood-Port Coquitlam, will speak at an 8 a.m. chamber breakfast at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will deliver the 2012 federal budget Thursday at 1 p.m. First elected in 2000, Moore serves
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opinion REVIEW EDITORIAL: Trouble in Liberal land the richmond
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remier Christy Clark was slow to react to losing MLA John van Dongen to the Conservatives.
It took almost 24 hours for the premier to respond after the Abbotsford South MLA shocked the province by leaving the ﬂoundering Liberals for the upstart Conservatives. “The only thing that John van Dongen accomplished yesterday was making it a little easier for the NDP to get elected in British Columbia,” Clark said in a news conference in Victoria the next day. However, many British Columbians would agree with much of what van Dongen had to say. In fact an Angus Reid poll released Tuesday shows Clark has a 33 per cent approval rating. “I don’t have conﬁdence in the leader of the party,” van Dongen told The Abbotsford News. He pointed to the the government’s agreement to pay $6 million in legal bills for former ministerial aides David Basi and Bob Virk, in their corruption case over the sale of B.C. Rail. One interesting nugget that van Dongen dropped is the fact he had hired a lawyer to investigate the B.C. Rail plea-bargain deal and whether Clark has any links to the scandal. “People are concerned about those kind of integrity issues,” he said. Van Dongen said the “ﬁnal straw” for him was the cancellation of the BC Place naming rights deal with Telus. The government has been heavily criticized for leaving $35 million on the table. Clark was sworn in as premier just over a year ago after her predecessor, Gordon Campbell, was forced to resign over his disastrous introduction of the Harmonized Sales Tax. Other than adding a new stat
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holiday, raising the minimum wage and putting the brakes on some of Campbell’s attempts at overly-complicated, micromanaged shuffles of ministeries, the past year has been a steady stream of photo-ops, with very little substance.
The past few weeks have been particularly disastrous for the Liberals. Harry Bloy was forced to resign as minister of state for multiculturalism for sharing an e-mail from a reporter with the individual whom
the reporter was gathering information about. The person he shared it with is a substantial donor to the BC Liberals. The Liberals also completely fumbled the naming rights to B.C. Place, kissing away $35 million and making people actually feel sorry for failed suitor Telus, which isn’t the most loved company in the B.C. Then there was Clark ducking questions from the media while her director of communications Sara MacIntyre ran interference
at a Vancouver trade show. This after the premier’s own ofﬁce had promised media availability. Van Dongen’s departure is a huge boost for the Conservatives, who are virtually neck-and-neck with the Liberals in the polls. He may soon get some company in the legislature as the Conservatives look likely to win a byelection in Chilliwack. And as the bad news racks up for the Liberals, will van Dongen’s ﬂight help light the way for other disgruntled Liberals to ﬂee.
Coming back from a spring break reboot
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Black Press photo Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen pledges to work on behalf of B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins to unseat the B.C. Liberals in the 2013 provincial election.
Life Lessons Andrea Phillpotts
acations are good for you. Studies claim that
taking time away from the rat race reduces heart disease, allows the body’s immunity to rebuild itself, lessens stress, and helps rebuild relationships. There’s something about a different schedule, sleeping in, and not having the regular day-to-day responsibilities that is renewing and fresh. My spring break was definitely refreshing. While I wasn’t basking in the sun on a foreign beach, I did get my fair share of local R&R: biking, walks, and time with the kids. We ziplined, we visited the aquarium, and we saw a movie or two. I even managed to get some spring cleaning done. At the end of two weeks, it felt like my brain had undergone a reboot. Fresh as a clean piece of paper, I was ready to
go back to work, relaxed and ready to go. Or so I thought. The transition from reboot to “power on” was a tricky one. I couldn’t remember my computer password. I’d forgotten where I put my keys. I hoped that the reports that I’d brought home to ﬁnish up over the holidays was in my work bag. Now where had I put that bag? Thank goodness I’d left detailed notes for myself before leaving. Perhaps anticipating my post-break brain-dead state, I had written out what needed to be done, what was due when, and my password. Ahah! I hit the ground running or rather tripping and limping. As the day went on, the relaxed Zen of spring break was leaking out of me like a damaged birthday balloon. I was slow. I
was inefﬁcient. I felt like I was moving at half speed. I started wondering if my reboot was good for me after all. Did the beneﬁts of vacation relaxation overcome the stressful week of adjustment when I came back to work? Right now as the drizzly weather reﬂects my mood, I’m rather pessimistic. I slog through my daily tasks, savouring my spring break memories and daydreaming, as I get the job done. There’s nothing to anticipate except the Easter holidays. Ah, Good Friday. That’s something to look forward to. Good. Andrea Phillpotts is a Richmond writer and teacher. Opinions expressed in this column do not necessarily reﬂect those of any school district, organization, or school.
Did the beneﬁts of vacation relaxation overcome the stressful week of adjustment when I came back to work?.
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letters Keep Grauer lands in a natural state Editor: It was with mixed feelings that I read in The Richmond Review that the City of Richmond had purchased a swath of the West Dyke Trail between Blundell and Westminster Highway. The announcement by Mayor Brodie raised enough alarm bells that I headed to the City website for more information. My initial happiness that the City and Richmond’s people have the opportunity to preserve this glorious piece of natural habitat forever was soon tempered by the following quote on the City website. Quote: “The City of Richmond will manage the land as a public park to provide education and passive recreation opportunities that will complement the conservation purposes for which the land was purchased.” This mile-long Right now, standing on the dyke, this mile- strip has unfetlong strip has unfettered trees, shrubs, tered trees, shrubs, and wetlands and wetlands stretchstretching towards ing towards the sea, and shrubs and trees the sea. back-stopped by the Q-Club Golf Course. This unique extent of open and green space has allowed wildlife to ﬂourish practically undisturbed for thousands of years. Every day we see eagles, hawks, owls, singing birds, herons, snow geese, Canadian geese, ducks, coyotes, and smaller life (if one looks hard enough). Unfortunately, much of what passes as “conservation” and “park management” these days consists of putting in picnic benches, washrooms, gaudily colored waste bins, unending signs, miles of gravel paths, information areas, visitors’ centres, car parks, and concession stands. Inevitably, this results in an inﬂux of vehicles, people, chronic noise, pollution, “licensed” park events, rowdy parties with drinking, illegal burning of fossil materials, and lots of garbage. We do not have to look further than Garry Point to see the end result of managing our pristine wild areas as public parks. This once exceptionally beautiful and natural headland has become a crowded over-used, over-managed “park” as evidenced by the very large car park, ugly gaudy garbage bins, too many trails, and more signs than trees. So at this point in time, I ask that the City of Richmond writes a charter to protect this new gem. This charter will declare that preserving the habitat for our wonderful wildlife friends is the over-riding purpose of purchasing this land. A good ﬁrst step would be to designate this new area, not as a public park, but as a wildlife sanctuary. We have a heavy responsibility not to destroy it; every intervention has unexpected results; our best way forward in this case is to leave Nature to look after itself. The Grauer Family have done their part; our Mayor and Council should immediately announce a policy of non-intervention on the West Dyke Trail and Sturgeon Banks. John McCrossan Richmond
City to re-examine proposed bylaw
Good Samaritans in Richmond
Editor: Recently The Richmond Review discussed the proposed changes to the City of Richmond’s Film Regulation Bylaw (“Filming on private property to cost $200,” March 23). I would like to clarify the information presented. Filming activity has steadily increased in Richmond. One of the goals of the proposed bylaw is to balance this increased activity while we minimize negative impacts and maximize the beneﬁts to residents as well as merchants in the city. The intent of the proposed bylaw is to regulate larger scale movie and TV productions in
Editor: It is very nice to see that there are a lot of Good Samaritans here in Richmond. On Friday, March 23, my wife was shopping for birthday gifts for our twin great-grand-children. When she came out, and got to the roadway, she stumbled and fell “face ﬁrst” onto the pavement. She was dazed and bleeding heavilly from the face and mouth. A gentleman immediately helped her to her feet and assisted her to some chairs at the JYSK store (where the staff was very helpful). Then he and his wife called for an ambulance and Trudy was taken to the Emergency at Richmond Hospital. She had stitches inside the mouth, etc. Due to her pain and bleeding, she was unable to get the names of that very ﬁne couple, but we know that the incident could have been much worse, had they not stopped to help. Thank you both for your kind attention, Donn and Trudy Pound Richmond
addition to other commercial ﬁlming that requires considerable city staff time. This takes place on city or private property where there could be potential disruptions to neighbourhoods and other conﬂicts. There is no interest in controlling or managing ﬁlming for private purposes, such as the ﬁlming of weddings, picnics, home videos, etc. City council has now taken the opportunity to re-examine the proposed bylaw to provide further clarity. We will consider more appropriate wording for the bylaw before bringing it back to council this spring. Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie Richmond
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letters Trees and Walmart Editor: Subsequent to the story reported on March 15 about the trees at the proposed Walmart site (“Protected trees engulfed in water at Walmart site”), I have asked city staff to conduct an on-site inspection to assess the situation. It was discovered that the unauthorized preloading has affected seven trees located in the middle of the development site. Fortunately, 165 other trees, including three signiﬁcant trees and one
high value tree, were not affected. According to city staff, all seven trees were in very poor condition prior to the preloading. Based on the existing poor conditions of the trees, a tree removal permit would have been issued regardless of the site being developed. I also understand that the tree issue at this site will be addressed in the upcoming rezoning report prepared by city staff. I would like to thank The Richmond Review and Mr. Michael Wolfe for bringing this to public attention. However, I am still concerned about the practice of unauthorized preloading by developers before their
applications for development permits are approved. Coun. Chak Au Richmond Editor: I read with interest about Michael Wolfe’s stance against the mega box nightmare Walmart. First off kudos to David (er...Michael) for taking on Goliath (er...Walmart). The only problem is Walmart does not care. It does not care about the environment, it does not care about human rights (union busting)— it only cares about one thing—the bottom
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A safe place to connect with God and fellow travellers on your spiritual journey 8140 Saunders Road, Richmond, BC 604-277-8012 www.bbchurch.ca Worship Service - 10:30 a.m. Sonshine Adventures for Kids Interim Pastor - Rev. Bob Bahr April 1 - Palm Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. April 5 - Maundy Thursday - Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a service at 7 April 6 - Tenebrae Service at 8 p.m. April 7 - Easter Vigil Service at 11 p.m. April 8 - Easter Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m.
ST. EDWARDS ANGLICAN
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Richmond Baptist Church
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Sunday 8:30 a.m. - Contemplative Eucharist 10:00 a.m. Family Eucharist with Church School Sanctuary open for quiet prayer 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. weekdays
Promise Land (Children’s Church) Children ages 4-12 Nursery available
Palm Sunday, April 1st
Children, Youth activities, Young Adult and Adult events. Call the church ofﬁce more more information 604-277-1939
8:30 am & 10:00 am Eucharist with the Blessing of Palms
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10:00 a.m. Eucharist • 7:00 p.m. Eucharist 7:30 p.m. Lenten Study Group
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Maundy Thursday, April 5th
Sunday, April 1, 2012, 10:00 am Worship
6 p.m. Simple Soup and Bread Supper in Parish Hall 7 p.m. Celebration of the Eucharist in the church with foot washing and the stripping of the sanctuary
Minister: Rev. Stuart W. Appenheimer, B.A., M.Div. Home of Brighouse Nursery Pre-School and Brighouse United Church Daycare
GILMORE PARK UNITED CHURCH
Good Friday, April 6th
8060 No. 1 Road (corner of No. 1 & Blundell) 604.277.5377 www.gilmoreparkunited.org Rev. Scott Swanson & Rev. Jennifer Goddard-Sheppard
11:30 a.m. Liturgy of the Day at St. Anne’s
Easter Sunday, April 8th
Worship and Children’s Program Sundays. 10:30 am Everyone is welcome! Palm Sunday, April 1, 10:30 am Maundy Thursday with communion, April 5, 7:00 pm Good Friday, April 6 – All-day vigil starting at 8 am & service at 10:30 am Easter Sunday, April 8, 10:30 am with Danica Kell, soprano & Jonathan Der leading string quartet from Delta Youth Chamber Orchestra
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Richmond Seventh-Day ADVENTIST Church Worship Location and Time: Sat. 9:15 a.m. 8711 Cambie Road, Richmond www.richmondsda.org 778-230-9714
FILIPINO CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHRIST-CENTERED CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Filipino Congregation) www.cccc-richmondbc.com COME AND JOIN US IN OUR CELEBRATION OF REDEMPTION! Worship Service 12:20 p.m. Sunday School 2:00 p.m.
REFORMED CHURCH (RCA)
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MORNING SERVICES — 9:00AM & 11:00 AM
Richmond Christian Fellowship
9300 Westminster Hwy., Phone 604-278-3191 www.rpchurch.com
Dr. C.A. Coats – Lead Pastor Evening Service – 6:00pm “Multiple Learning Opportunities” – Dr. C.A. Coats Elevate (High School/College) – Pastor Joseph Dutko
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6:15 a.m. Sunrise Service at Garry Point Park (Fisherman’s Memorial), breakfast following at St. Anne’s. 8:30 am & 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist of Easter
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line (money, money, money or, should I put it gracefully, greed, greed, greed). We already have big box companies all over this fragile island—to include these companies with no morals about how the world turns is getting ridiculous. Do you think Walmart cares about trees or the earth or anything else but itself? The Walmart developer should be ashamed, but unfortunately it does not care. Well Walmart why don’t you just stay in Queensborough and leave us alone in Richmond—we don’t like you. Samuel Lackner Richmond
ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA
Broadmoor Baptist Church
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community City nets pair of awards for financial reporting The Government Financial OfďŹ cers Association of North America has awarded the City of Richmond a pair of awards for ďŹ nancial reporting. The awards, presented by staff to Mayor Malcolm Brodie Monday, are for the cityâ€™s 2010 annual report. This is the ninth year in a row the city has claimed the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting, and the second year in a row it has earned the Popular Annual Financial Reporting award. City spokesperson Ted Townsend explained the annual report is produced entirely by city staff, who are now starting work on the 2011 edition. â€œAlthough a lot of these awards have become routine, we never stop working to try to raise the bar each year,â€? he said. The annual report details the cityâ€™s ďŹ nancial position and proďŹ les key services offered by the city. The awards are part of the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting program, established by the Government Financial OfďŹ cers Association of North America. All municipal governments are able to apply for the awards, which recognize governments that go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles. For the year ending 2009, the most recent data available,
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Fourth time’s a charm as Ravens ice BC title by Don Fennell Sports Editor AJ Sander is sporting a Mohawk haircut today. The familiar lengthy moustache is also history, sacriﬁced in the name of success. But it’s a concession the coach of the Richmond Ravens Midget AA girls’ hockey team would happily make again if it meant another provincial championship. Prior to entering last week’s tournament in Salmon Arm, the players convinced Sander to let them shear his tresses if they won the B.C. title. And after the Ravens’ 6-1 ﬁnalgame victory over Kelowna on Friday, the hair cut followed. “I give them credit for sacriﬁcing all their Friday nights (playing home games) and buying in to the team ﬁrst,” said Sander. “There weren’t any egos. Team was always more important than the individual and the players played like that.” Making their ﬁfth consecutive trip to the provincial championships and fourth straight appearance in the ﬁnal, the Ravens were hoping to cap what wound up being a dream season in which they went 52-1-5 and won their last 22 games in a row. The 2010-11 season had also been a stellar one for the Ravens, but ended in disappointment as Richmond dropped its final game at the B.C. tournament to Langley—a team they had defeated handily during the season. The loss was devastating, but the girls drew inspiration from it throughout the 2011-12 season, said Sander. Though slightly nervous entering their ﬁrst game against Whitehorse at this year’s provincials, the Ravens soon settled down and after just a period were up 5-1. They added six goals in each of the
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CUDLIPP, Gordon William March 7, 1922-March 22, 2012 It is with great sadness that the family of Gordon Cudlipp announces his passing at 90 years of age. He is survived by his wife Eileen of 66 years and his five children; Gord (Marlene) and David (Espie) of Gibsons, Margaret Coopman (Ben) of Vancouver, Noreen Cudlipp of Toronto, Lori Scharf (Randy) of Richmond; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Gordon was born in Vancouver at St Paul’s Hospital, attended Kitsilano High School, joined the RCAF in 1942 and served until 1946 and then worked for the Hudson’s Bay Company for 38 years. Gordon and Eileen settled in Richmond in 1957. After retirement, Gordon was a very active volunteer at the Richmond Senior’s Centre and enjoyed golf, lawn bowling, crib and travel. Gordon and Eileen were onboard for 30 cruises. No service by request. We thank Dr Mc Creary and the 3rd floor staff of the Minoru Residence for their care.
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AIRLINES ARE HIRINGTrain for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 1(877)818-0783.
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HELP WANTED for Landscaping Work! Competitive, Energetic, Honesty a MUST!
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.
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Furniture Assembler/Manufacturer Immediate opening-Full time-Room for advancement. Established Richmond company. Good hourly wage and beneﬁts. Send your resume to: Email: Ewen@axiommfg.ca No phone calls please.
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CITY OF YELLOWKNIFE Building Inspector II. The City of Yellowknife has a vacancy for a Building Inspector II. For more information on this position, including salary and benefits, please refer to our web page at: www.yellowknife.ca. Submit resumes by April 5, 2012, quoting #220-139U to: Human Resources Division, City of Yellowknife, P.O. Box 580, YK, NT, X1A 2N4, fax: 867-669-3471, or email: email@example.com
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Heavy Duty Mechanic Sunny Okanagan. Required for maintenance & repairs of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic systems, & diesel 2 & 4 stroke engines. For details or to apply: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ham Building Supplies Ltd. Is hiring for Warehouse Workers – material handling - $16.05/hr, 40 hours/week. Mail – 13280 Mitchell Road, Richmond, BC V6V 1M8. Fax – (604) 322-7142.
PACIFIC Coast Community Resources are recruiting foster/home share families. We are looking for good fmilies with experience in the Community Living field. If your children have grown and you have space in your home, maybe even a suite, contact us. This may be a match for you. Resumes can be sent to: 1805 Scarborough Cres., Port Coquitlam, V3C2R2 or email@example.com.
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WKM, a mechanical contractor locate in Trail, BC, is looking for a CONTROLLER. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the day to day accounting operations, accts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, ccra remittances and monthly reporting of the financial statements to the owner. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE Co. has openings for regular residential lawncutting. (604)720-4749
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627
ADDITIONS, Renovations & New Construction. Concrete Forming & Framing Specialist. 604.218.3064
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RENOVATIONS Bathrooms, Kitchens Additions, Carpentry Work, Painting. Refs. Small Jobs
Spruce Bay Construction
CONCRETE & PLACING 320
PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.
ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
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Wellington Cres (Burkeville)
8000 Blk No 4 Rd
2000 blk Shell Rd, River Dr
7000 blk Ash Street
8000 Blk of Railway Ave
Cormorant Crt, Steveston Hwy
Sealord Rd , Sealord Pl
Seacote Rd, Seaﬁeld Cres
Seagrave Rd, Seaton Crt,Pl, Rd, Seavale Rd
6000-8000 Blk of No 5 Rd
10000 Blk of No 4 Rd
Bisset Dr , Bisset Pl
9500-10800 Block Shell
9000 Blk of No 3 Rd
8000 Blk Saunders Rd
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING
SPRINGER/LAB cross pups, vet check, 1st shots, $350. Call 604823-6739, afternoons/evenings.
SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
Call Ian 604-724-6373
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
Jas 778-896-4065 Bell 604-339-2765
• Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!
Moonlight Moving 604-358-6683
SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
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$41.00 per hour
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Restaurant Auction Kelowna Sandwich Restaurant Newer quality equip. Apr 5th @ 6pm 243 Bernard Ave Kelowna. (250)545-3259, View photo at doddsauction.com
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Honest, Professional, Insured
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BEST RATE MOVING
Forsyth Cres Gamba Dr, Nicolle Pl, Tucker Ave Gibbons Dr, Tifﬁn Cres 5000 and 6000 Blk No 1 Rd Cornwall Dr, Pl, Crt 4000 blk River Rd (between No 1 & McCallan) Forsyth Cres, 4000 Blk Westminster Hwy 5000 blk Gibbons Dr, Westminster Hwy Fairdell Cres 5000 blk Williams Rd 2000blk River Rd, 2000 blk Westminster hwy 4000 Blk Francis Rd Palmer Rd, Pembroke Pl, Pendlebury Rd, Pendleton Rd Mahood Dr Geal Rd, Groat Ave 9000 Blk No 1 Rd, Pendlebury Rd Springthorne Cres Bairdmore Cres Lancelot Crt, Dr, Gt Elkmond , Florimond, Kirkmond, Lamond, Sedgemond Turquoise Dr
NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
PITBULLS ~ PUREBRED. Ready for sale. $300. Vet ✔, 9 weeks old. Call 604-217-2983
Danny 604 - 307 - 7722
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COLLIE BOUVIER cross puppies born Feb 14. Black with white paws. 1 Blue Merle. Will make excellent family & livestock guardians. Mission 604-820-4827.
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FPatios FPool Decks FSidewalks FDriveways FForming FFinishing FRe & Re All Your Concrete Needs 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured
Call JR 604-247-3712
MIN. EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM Reasonable Rates 604-270-6338
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MOVING & STORAGE
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Call: Rick (604) 202-5184
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977
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Furnace Boilers, Hot Water Tanks Hot Water Heat, Plumbing Jobs. Furnace cleaning Excellent price for h-w tanks
Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber
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LAWN CUT, power raking, aerating, fertilizing, gardening, hedge trimming & yard clean-up. Senior discount, 25% off. 604-773-0075
Kids and Adults Needed Kids and Adults Needed
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
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566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
PIANO; APT SIZE Lowrey upright piano $550/obo. Ph: 604-418-6274 or 604-531-1576.
Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread
329 PAINTING & DECORATING AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
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A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com
OF PET THE WEEK
“LUCA” NEEDS A GOOD HOME WITH YOU! “LUCA”, ID #256478, NM, DSH CROSS BENGAL, 4 YEARS Luca is an outgoing, affectionate guy that was found up a tree in Abbotsford for 5 days! He is very active, has a lot of energy, and loves to run around and climb the scratching post. He loves to greet people and check out what they are doing. We believe there may be a bit of Bengal in him, and he is a VERY vocal cat that likes to chat with you. Luca may not be a lap cat, but he sure loves attention and enjoys being brushed. He’ll rub up against your legs and ﬂop over when he wants to be pet. He is a great heat-seeker, and likes to cover himself up with his blanket. This silver and black striped boy is very curious and investigates everything! He would be safer kept as an indoor cat. Come and meet Luca today!
TO ADOPT CALL 604-277-3100
SPCA Thriftmart 5400 MINORU BLVD • 604-276-2477
5431 NO. 3 RD. 604-276-2254
PROUD TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL SPCA
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1 lrge bdrm bsment suite w/ sep. entrance. $850/month incl. utility, share laundry, cable, internet and 1 parking. N/S, N/P. Close to bus stop at Ironwood area. Avail. now . Phone # 604-271-7454 RICHMOND #5/Bird. 2 bdr in new home. Full bath. Lndry. prkg. ns/np refs req. $1000 inc util. Apr1. 604214-0231 / 604-780-3793. RICHMOND, close to Cambie & # 5. Bachelor suite. All amenits cls by. Priv. ent. $550/mo. + 15% utils. Avail. now. 604-649-9367. RICHMOND Ironwood. Reno’d 2 bdrm gr/lvl ste, nr all amens, avail Apr1st, ns/np, $925 incl utils, cable, & net. 604-377-6665, 604-916-0462 RICHMOND. Spacious, 1 bdrm, private, bsmt suite. 4 appls, storage, lndry, fenced yrd, parking. N/P. April 1. $775/mo. 604-833-2103 Richmond West. 2 bdrm grd lvl ste. newly renov. April 1. W/D, D/W. n/s n/p. $1,000+½ utils. 604-220-4909.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Richmond Review · Page 23
> Community Arts Council of Richmond’s 1st annual Sculpture Challenge
Around Town Amanda Oye
Young sculptors display their works
ith a bit of hard work and a lot of creativity, materials that were ready to be thrown away were transformed into art by the 10- to 15-year-old participants of the Community Arts Council of Richmond’s first annual Sculpture Challenge.
Eight cash prizes were given out to the top sculptures made completely out of recycled materials last Friday at Richmond City Hall where the winning pieces of art had been on display for two weeks. “The fact that they tried something different that maybe they’ve never done before and they’ve been rewarded for it … that could just be huge long-term,” said Margaret Stephens, the treasurer and primary administrator for the Community Arts Council of Richmond. The arts council introduced the contest because they wanted to do something “that would be adventurous for the kids,” Stephens said. Through this project the kids also learned about recycling. Mayor Malcolm Brodie gave a speech on the importance of recycling after the kids received their awards and then congratulated them on their work and took a moment to talk to them about their sculptures. The winning sculptures will be on display again during Arts and Culture Week at Gulf of Fraser in Steveston. Amanda Oye covers the social scene. amanda.oye@telus. net.
Emily Chen, the second place winner in the senior category.
Greg, Malou, Mackenzie and Kyra Hourston, who was the honourable mention in the junior category.
Alexandra Burns, the ﬁrst place winner in the senior category.
Jericho Berg, the ﬁrst place winner in the junior category.
Mayor Malcolm Brodie with the winners.
Melody Chen, who placed third in the junior category.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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